History Headscratchers / TransformersPrime

26th Jun '17 12:39:23 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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** Well if Starscream had been captured by the Autobots, they would have caused serious problems for Megatron. Since those problems never happened Megatron probably figured it out that Starscream wasn't with the Autobots. This Megatron is more GenreSavvy than most versions, particularly regarding Starscream.

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** Well if Starscream had been captured by the Autobots, they would have caused serious problems for Megatron. Since those problems never happened Megatron probably figured it out that Starscream wasn't with the Autobots. This Megatron is more GenreSavvy savvier than most versions, particularly regarding Starscream.



** Where was Optimus going to get missiles from? Starscream has less excuse, but he ''did'' lead off the combat with one of his missiles, [[GenreSavvy prudently saving the other]] until he confirmed the source of the signal.

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** Where was Optimus going to get missiles from? Starscream has less excuse, but he ''did'' lead off the combat with one of his missiles, [[GenreSavvy prudently saving the other]] other until he confirmed the source of the signal.
6th May '17 12:08:41 PM nombretomado
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*** Honestly, I think the lack of the Autobot Ark is more because this is a reboot of the franchise, and it's not necessary; [[TransformersAnimated Animated]] got by. Besides, given how closely this resembles the movie franchise in some respects, chances are the 'bots in Prime came to Earth the same way.

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*** Honestly, I think the lack of the Autobot Ark is more because this is a reboot of the franchise, and it's not necessary; [[TransformersAnimated [[WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated Animated]] got by. Besides, given how closely this resembles the movie franchise in some respects, chances are the 'bots in Prime came to Earth the same way.



*** Badassitude? Really? I always figured that headdrop was just apart of Soundwave's ''snap-shot'' camera-function or something like that. Though I guess you could be right, he does seem to really go out of his way not to harm them to badly when they meet. Which is really weird for just about ''any'' [[TransformersAnimated Soundwave]].

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*** Badassitude? Really? I always figured that headdrop was just apart of Soundwave's ''snap-shot'' camera-function or something like that. Though I guess you could be right, he does seem to really go out of his way not to harm them to badly when they meet. Which is really weird for just about ''any'' [[TransformersAnimated [[WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated Soundwave]].



* Why do they keep the kids around by this point? I'm not the kind of fan who thinks no humans should ever walk across the screen, but do the Autobots by this point really think the Decepticons would care about the kids who saw a Vehicon or two once months ago? Isn't it clear by now the 'cons have bigger fish to fry and that the danger the kids are in from being around ''giant robot warfare'' is also a factor (see One Shall Fall)? It's not like the other series that went farther to justify the kids' presence; no [[TransformersFilmSeries Allspark map in a pair of glasses]], no [[Anime/TransformersCybertron MacGuffin-related sound that only they can hear]], no [[TransformersAnimated magic key]]. There haven't been any humans who were constantly with the Autobots despite being ''completely'' superfluous since Spike and Sparkplug.

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* Why do they keep the kids around by this point? I'm not the kind of fan who thinks no humans should ever walk across the screen, but do the Autobots by this point really think the Decepticons would care about the kids who saw a Vehicon or two once months ago? Isn't it clear by now the 'cons have bigger fish to fry and that the danger the kids are in from being around ''giant robot warfare'' is also a factor (see One Shall Fall)? It's not like the other series that went farther to justify the kids' presence; no [[TransformersFilmSeries [[Film/TransformersFilmSeries Allspark map in a pair of glasses]], no [[Anime/TransformersCybertron MacGuffin-related sound that only they can hear]], no [[TransformersAnimated [[WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated magic key]]. There haven't been any humans who were constantly with the Autobots despite being ''completely'' superfluous since Spike and Sparkplug.
30th May '16 3:00:01 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* Why do they keep the kids around by this point? I'm not the kind of fan who thinks no humans should ever walk across the screen, but do the Autobots by this point really think the Decepticons would care about the kids who saw a Vehicon or two once months ago? Isn't it clear by now the 'cons have bigger fish to fry and that the danger the kids are in from being around ''giant robot warfare'' is also a factor (see One Shall Fall)? It's not like the other series that went farther to justify the kids' presence; no [[TransformersFilmSeries Allspark map in a pair of glasses]], no [[TransformersCybertron MacGuffin-related sound that only they can hear]], no [[TransformersAnimated magic key]]. There haven't been any humans who were constantly with the Autobots despite being ''completely'' superfluous since Spike and Sparkplug.

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* Why do they keep the kids around by this point? I'm not the kind of fan who thinks no humans should ever walk across the screen, but do the Autobots by this point really think the Decepticons would care about the kids who saw a Vehicon or two once months ago? Isn't it clear by now the 'cons have bigger fish to fry and that the danger the kids are in from being around ''giant robot warfare'' is also a factor (see One Shall Fall)? It's not like the other series that went farther to justify the kids' presence; no [[TransformersFilmSeries Allspark map in a pair of glasses]], no [[TransformersCybertron [[Anime/TransformersCybertron MacGuffin-related sound that only they can hear]], no [[TransformersAnimated magic key]]. There haven't been any humans who were constantly with the Autobots despite being ''completely'' superfluous since Spike and Sparkplug.
29th Nov '15 9:54:15 PM Fox-Pirate-87
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**Soundwave or some other Con was probably gonna blow the moon up if they ever got back to Cybertron.
5th Aug '15 4:49:11 PM MarkLungo
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* I know how silly it is to ask a serious answer to a comedic question, but here goes. Knockout claims to have learnt ZombieApocalypse tropes through his regular visits to the local DriveInTheatre, presumbaly as a patron's car. Now, begging the question; just ''how the GoshDarnItToHeck'' does he even get to pay for the admission to get ''into'' said theatres, much less hook the speakers to his windows, without causing the poor kids at the box office to have a nervous- [[{{Pun}} breakdown]] , as well as having the audience and the ''entire staff who have to be there to project-said-movie'' fleeing in blind-panic?

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* I know how silly it is to ask a serious answer to a comedic question, but here goes. Knockout claims to have learnt ZombieApocalypse tropes through his regular visits to the local DriveInTheatre, DriveInTheater, presumbaly as a patron's car. Now, begging the question; just ''how the GoshDarnItToHeck'' does he even get to pay for the admission to get ''into'' said theatres, much less hook the speakers to his windows, without causing the poor kids at the box office to have a nervous- [[{{Pun}} breakdown]] , as well as having the audience and the ''entire staff who have to be there to project-said-movie'' fleeing in blind-panic?



** Shockwave probably either encrypted his records, or kept the relevant information in his head.

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** Shockwave probably either encrypted his records, or kept the relevant information in his head.head.
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15th Jul '15 5:13:26 PM AlyssaMacki
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* During Jack's call with June in "Darkness Rising Pt 1" Jack says he's not going to the dance. The next day, he, Raf and Miko have just gotten out of school when they go to base, and the next morning, Jack complains that it's Saturday when Arcee wakes him up. The dance was on Thursday. What school has a Thursday dance?

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* During Jack's call with June in "Darkness Rising Pt 1" Jack says he's not going to the dance.dance that night. The next day, he, Raf and Miko have just gotten out of school when they go to base, and the next morning, Jack complains that it's Saturday when Arcee wakes him up. The dance was on Thursday. What school has a Thursday dance?
15th Jul '15 5:13:02 PM AlyssaMacki
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* During Jack's call with June in "Darkness Rising Pt 1" Jack says he's not going to the dance. The next day, he, Raf and Miko have just gotten out of school when they go to base, and the next morning, Jack complains that it's Saturday when Arcee wakes him up. The dance was on Thursday. What school has a Thursday dance?
1st Apr '15 9:25:29 AM MrDeath
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* In ''Deadlock'', after their victory, Ratchet warns Optimus that he never managed to recover Shockwave's findings about the synthetic energon formula and therefore what synthetic energon is onboard is all they have. Well, they just captured the ship containing Shockwave's lab, couldn't they just peek into his records? It's not like he thought to erase them before leaving because he was in a hurry.

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* In ''Deadlock'', after their victory, Ratchet warns Optimus that he never managed to recover Shockwave's findings about the synthetic energon formula and therefore what synthetic energon is onboard is all they have. Well, they just captured the ship containing Shockwave's lab, couldn't they just peek into his records? It's not like he thought to erase them before leaving because he was in a hurry.hurry.
** Shockwave probably either encrypted his records, or kept the relevant information in his head.
1st Apr '15 6:46:53 AM NhazUl
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* How could the Decepticons possibly NOT have found the Autobot's secret base by the end of the second season? Starscream found out it was an old military base from Fowler (even if that's not known to be reliable, it still makes sense), an enormous amount of fighting happens nearby their base, there's actually a visible installation on top of the plateau their base is hidden in, two Decepticons have been inside it (including Megatron), it's actually CIRCLED by a road when viewed from the sky, AND, if Hard Knocks is any indication, Soundwave knows to send Laserbeak very near to there to start looking for Smokescreen. Are they just not bothering to look for it?

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* How could the Decepticons possibly NOT have found the Autobot's secret base by the end of the second season? Starscream found out it was an old military base from Fowler (even if that's not known to be reliable, it still makes sense), an enormous amount of fighting happens nearby their base, there's actually a visible installation on top of the plateau their base is hidden in, two Decepticons have been inside it (including Megatron), it's actually CIRCLED by a road when viewed from the sky, AND, if Hard Knocks is any indication, Soundwave knows to send Laserbeak very near to there to start looking for Smokescreen. Are they just not bothering to look for it?it?

* In ''Deadlock'', after their victory, Ratchet warns Optimus that he never managed to recover Shockwave's findings about the synthetic energon formula and therefore what synthetic energon is onboard is all they have. Well, they just captured the ship containing Shockwave's lab, couldn't they just peek into his records? It's not like he thought to erase them before leaving because he was in a hurry.
24th Mar '15 8:53:42 AM dclark
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** To some extent Cybertronian arm cannons' firepower seems to depend on their size. Megatron, Optimus, and Shockwave fire very powerful blasts; Arcee's much smaller cannons seem to be much weaker.
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