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Boom Sticks

Postby Fires_Of_Inferno » Sat Jul 23, 2011 3:07 pm

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Why would he call them this instead of whatever they actually were? Plasma charges, thermal detonators, energon bombs..... hell he could have just called them explosives! Why would he choose to refer to them as "Boom sticks"?

My theory: he was dumbing it down for the primitive ape-men. He wasn't really characterized in the movie, and there's no bio out for him yet (that I've seen anyway, if I'm wrong then point me in the right direction), so could it be that he doesn't think much of flesh creatures? That'd be a pretty amusing character trait actually. Have him acting all condescending to the humans all the time, haw.

What do you think? Maybe it was just bad writing, I dunno.
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Re: Boom Sticks

Postby Rodimus Prime » Sat Jul 23, 2011 3:18 pm

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I think Bay put it in there because he wanted to sound cool.
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Re: Boom Sticks

Postby SlyTF1 » Sat Jul 23, 2011 3:30 pm

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Because they wanted to.
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Re: Boom Sticks

Postby Red 50 » Sat Jul 23, 2011 3:42 pm

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It's simple, straight-forward and very simply true.
So what's the big deal? Would you have preferred "a cylindrical small-explosive bomb"?

When the pillars were introduced, it had to be said that what are they for. The name "boom sticks" speaks for itself: they are sticks that go boom, easy as that.
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Re: Boom Sticks

Postby Fires_Of_Inferno » Sat Jul 23, 2011 3:45 pm

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Red 50 wrote:It's simple, straight-forward and very simply true.
So what's the big deal? Would you have preferred "a cylindrical small-explosive bomb"?

When the pillars were introduced, it had to be said that what are they for. The name "boom sticks" speaks for itself: they are sticks that go boom, easy as that.



Sorry, it does sound like I was complaining about it, I simply meant to point it out and speculate rather than complain. Actually, if he HAD called them "Cylindrical small-explosive bombs" I would have loved that!
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Re: Boom Sticks

Postby Boom.stick » Sun Jul 24, 2011 9:23 am

You kidding me? Bruce Campbell and Sam Raimi would be proud that they called 'em boomsticks.

"Alright you primitive screw heads, Listen up! See this? This is my... BOOMSTICK. Its a 12 gauge double barrel Remington, S Mart's top of that line"

I couldn't resist
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Re: Boom Sticks

Postby Red 50 » Sun Jul 24, 2011 11:30 am

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Weapon: Twin Sonic Cannons
Boom.stick wrote:You kidding me? Bruce Campbell and Sam Raimi would be proud that they called 'em boomsticks.

"Alright you primitive screw heads, Listen up! See this? This is my... BOOMSTICK. Its a 12 gauge double barrel Remington, S Mart's top of that line"

I couldn't resist


I don't even understand what you just said, ...

But I like how it sounds!
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Re: Boom Sticks

Postby Wing Saber II » Sun Jul 24, 2011 11:44 am

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A simple answer: because the character who created them is based on Wheeljack
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Re: Boom Sticks

Postby Boom.stick » Sun Jul 24, 2011 11:52 am

For clarification... Army Of Darkness

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=twcK2T6a ... re=related
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Re: Boom Sticks

Postby Evil_the_Nub » Sun Jul 24, 2011 8:32 pm

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Red 50 wrote:
Boom.stick wrote:You kidding me? Bruce Campbell and Sam Raimi would be proud that they called 'em boomsticks.

"Alright you primitive screw heads, Listen up! See this? This is my... BOOMSTICK. Its a 12 gauge double barrel Remington, S Mart's top of that line"

I couldn't resist


I don't even understand what you just said, ...

But I like how it sounds!

You sir, are a blasphemer. :lol:
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Re: Boom Sticks

Postby Prime Riblet » Sun Jul 24, 2011 10:57 pm

Motto: "Mottos! We need no stinking mottos!"
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Evil_the_Nub wrote:
Red 50 wrote:
Boom.stick wrote:You kidding me? Bruce Campbell and Sam Raimi would be proud that they called 'em boomsticks.

"Alright you primitive screw heads, Listen up! See this? This is my... BOOMSTICK. Its a 12 gauge double barrel Remington, S Mart's top of that line"

I couldn't resist


I don't even understand what you just said, ...

But I like how it sounds!

You sir, are a blasphemer. :lol:


I immediately thought it had to be a reference to Army of Darkness. It may or may not be meant that way, but I would like to think it is.
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Re: Boom Sticks

Postby Evil_the_Nub » Mon Jul 25, 2011 12:22 am

Motto: "Feel free to die when you've had enough."
Weapon: Dark Saber Sword
Prime Riblet wrote:
Evil_the_Nub wrote:
Red 50 wrote:
Boom.stick wrote:You kidding me? Bruce Campbell and Sam Raimi would be proud that they called 'em boomsticks.

"Alright you primitive screw heads, Listen up! See this? This is my... BOOMSTICK. Its a 12 gauge double barrel Remington, S Mart's top of that line"

I couldn't resist


I don't even understand what you just said, ...

But I like how it sounds!

You sir, are a blasphemer. :lol:


I immediately thought it had to be a reference to Army of Darkness. It may or may not be meant that way, but I would like to think it is.

I meant it's a blasphemy not to know Army of Darkness. Unless what he said was a reference to it, in which case I feel like an ass.
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Re: Boom Sticks

Postby Red 50 » Mon Jul 25, 2011 4:32 am

Motto: "Never send an army to do a dinobot's job"
Weapon: Twin Sonic Cannons
Evil_the_Nub wrote:
Prime Riblet wrote:
Evil_the_Nub wrote:
Red 50 wrote:
Boom.stick wrote:You kidding me? Bruce Campbell and Sam Raimi would be proud that they called 'em boomsticks.

"Alright you primitive screw heads, Listen up! See this? This is my... BOOMSTICK. Its a 12 gauge double barrel Remington, S Mart's top of that line"

I couldn't resist


I don't even understand what you just said, ...

But I like how it sounds!

You sir, are a blasphemer. :lol:


I immediately thought it had to be a reference to Army of Darkness. It may or may not be meant that way, but I would like to think it is.

I meant it's a blasphemy not to know Army of Darkness. Unless what he said was a reference to it, in which case I feel like an ass.


Actually no, I wasn't referencing to anything.

Sorry if I caused anyone some sort of discomfort.
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Re: Boom Sticks

Postby Evil_the_Nub » Mon Jul 25, 2011 1:19 pm

Motto: "Feel free to die when you've had enough."
Weapon: Dark Saber Sword
Red 50 wrote:
Evil_the_Nub wrote:
Prime Riblet wrote:
Evil_the_Nub wrote:
Red 50 wrote:
Boom.stick wrote:You kidding me? Bruce Campbell and Sam Raimi would be proud that they called 'em boomsticks.

"Alright you primitive screw heads, Listen up! See this? This is my... BOOMSTICK. Its a 12 gauge double barrel Remington, S Mart's top of that line"

I couldn't resist


I don't even understand what you just said, ...

But I like how it sounds!

You sir, are a blasphemer. :lol:


I immediately thought it had to be a reference to Army of Darkness. It may or may not be meant that way, but I would like to think it is.

I meant it's a blasphemy not to know Army of Darkness. Unless what he said was a reference to it, in which case I feel like an ass.


Actually no, I wasn't referencing to anything.

Sorry if I caused anyone some sort of discomfort.

Naa it's all good. You should check out the movie though it's a classic.
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Re: Boom Sticks

Postby Red 50 » Mon Jul 25, 2011 1:48 pm

Motto: "Never send an army to do a dinobot's job"
Weapon: Twin Sonic Cannons
Evil_the_Nub wrote:
Red 50 wrote:
Evil_the_Nub wrote:
Prime Riblet wrote:
Evil_the_Nub wrote:
Red 50 wrote:
Boom.stick wrote:You kidding me? Bruce Campbell and Sam Raimi would be proud that they called 'em boomsticks.

"Alright you primitive screw heads, Listen up! See this? This is my... BOOMSTICK. Its a 12 gauge double barrel Remington, S Mart's top of that line"

I couldn't resist


I don't even understand what you just said, ...

But I like how it sounds!

You sir, are a blasphemer. :lol:


I immediately thought it had to be a reference to Army of Darkness. It may or may not be meant that way, but I would like to think it is.

I meant it's a blasphemy not to know Army of Darkness. Unless what he said was a reference to it, in which case I feel like an ass.


Actually no, I wasn't referencing to anything.

Sorry if I caused anyone some sort of discomfort.

Naa it's all good. You should check out the movie though it's a classic.


Alright, I'll remember that.

Thanks for the tip.
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Re: Boom Sticks

Postby Alec » Mon Jul 25, 2011 2:45 pm

Motto: "If he dies, he dies."
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Red 50 wrote:
Evil_the_Nub wrote:
Red 50 wrote:
Evil_the_Nub wrote:
Prime Riblet wrote:
Evil_the_Nub wrote:
Red 50 wrote:
Boom.stick wrote:You kidding me? Bruce Campbell and Sam Raimi would be proud that they called 'em boomsticks.

"Alright you primitive screw heads, Listen up! See this? This is my... BOOMSTICK. Its a 12 gauge double barrel Remington, S Mart's top of that line"

I couldn't resist


I don't even understand what you just said, ...

But I like how it sounds!

You sir, are a blasphemer. :lol:


I immediately thought it had to be a reference to Army of Darkness. It may or may not be meant that way, but I would like to think it is.

I meant it's a blasphemy not to know Army of Darkness. Unless what he said was a reference to it, in which case I feel like an ass.


Actually no, I wasn't referencing to anything.

Sorry if I caused anyone some sort of discomfort.

Naa it's all good. You should check out the movie though it's a classic.


Alright, I'll remember that.

Thanks for the tip.


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Re: Boom Sticks

Postby Boom.stick » Mon Jul 25, 2011 7:01 pm

And since some Army of Darkness quotes are cool... I wish this one would have found itself a spot on the Transformers movies... Perhaps this one would have been appropriate somewhere in ROTF... "I got news for you pal. You ain't leading but two things right now: Jack and $hit... and Jack just left town." lol
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