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Favourite version of Optimus Prime?

Postby kwanzaabot » Thu Sep 13, 2012 2:29 am

Everybody loves Optimus Prime (except Megatron of course, but he doesn't really like anyone), and of course, everyone's got their favourite version of Optimus.

I'm gonna go out on a limb and guess most of you probably like the G1 version, but I thought it might be interesting to see how many of you prefer another version.

I, for example, am kinda fond of the Unicron Trilogy version (specifically, his Cybertron version), because I really like how he can combine with other transformers, and I just generally like the look of him. I guess the Revenge of the Fallen Optimus can do this too, but I've never really liked the look of the Bayformers.

So, what's everyone else's favourite Optimus?
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Re: Favourite version of Optimus Prime?

Postby Banjo-Tron » Thu Sep 13, 2012 6:05 am

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That's a good-looking question man. From a fiction point of view, it is definitely G1 for me, and of the 3 within that timeframe, I prefer the non-powermaster Prime by far. It got to the point where you didn't know what bits were Prime and what bits were Hi-Q by the end!

Toy wise, there are soo many to choose from and I would have to go for these as my top 3:

1) MP-01 - Huge and awesome, I still prefer this to MP-10
2) G2 Laser Optimus Prime, also repurposed for the awesome RID Scourge
3) RID Optimus Prime. This guy was great, and combined with Ultra Magnus as well.

That's my 2p's worth anyway.
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Re: Favourite version of Optimus Prime?

Postby MasterSoundBlaster » Thu Sep 13, 2012 11:43 pm

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I gotta say G1 because he set the scale for Optimus' later to come down the road.

But I love Shattered Glass Prime. He looks so cool and I wish I could have gotten the deluxe figure from Botcon so many years ago...
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Re: Favourite version of Optimus Prime?

Postby kwanzaabot » Fri Sep 14, 2012 12:06 am

Actually, I might have to adjust my favourite. Cybertron Prime is great, but Jungle Planet Prime? OH EM GEE. I just got the Primal version of him in the mail (thanks, ridiculously affordable eBay seller!), and I think one word sums him up.

OPPOSABLE. THUMBS.

Nuff said.
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Re: Favourite version of Optimus Prime?

Postby darkshadow » Fri Sep 14, 2012 12:49 am

I'm for the 'Classics' Prime. it is so what the G1 should have been, plus the hollow chest/back of the G1 style used to freak me out as a kid for some unknown reason.

(and I'll be so hated for saying this, but I keep mine with my 'G3 Trailer', Prime, without a trailer just doesn't look the complete bot that he could be)
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Re: Favourite version of Optimus Prime?

Postby Banjo-Tron » Fri Sep 14, 2012 2:22 am

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darkshadow wrote:I'm for the 'Classics' Prime. it is so what the G1 should have been, plus the hollow chest/back of the G1 style used to freak me out as a kid for some unknown reason.

(and I'll be so hated for saying this, but I keep mine with my 'G3 Trailer', Prime, without a trailer just doesn't look the complete bot that he could be)


How can you be hated for that? Most Prime purists bought the G3 trailer. I have it and it is beautiful, every classics Prime needs one :)

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Re: Favourite version of Optimus Prime?

Postby Justanormalguy » Sat Sep 15, 2012 5:34 pm

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G1 Prime. He had a great appearance and look and he was a great role-model to some kids. I cried when he died in the movie. :sad:
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Re: Favourite version of Optimus Prime?

Postby SentinelA » Mon Sep 17, 2012 7:55 pm

Let's see

G1 Prime
Powermaster Prime
Laser Prime
MP Prime
Classics/Henkei Prime
Robot Master Prime

Don't have the new MP Prime so I can't rate it.
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Re: Favourite version of Optimus Prime?

Postby SentinelA » Mon Sep 17, 2012 8:01 pm

Forgot: I'm pretty fond of TFP Voyager Optimus Prime
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Re: Favourite version of Optimus Prime?

Postby YRQRM0 » Mon Sep 17, 2012 9:32 pm

Probably Armada Prime. Though, not unlike those who love G1, it's probably because he was the first Prime I saw. I look at it now and I see that the animation is indeed lazy, and there was lots of dialogue errors, but Prime was still awesome. The way he cared so much for Starscream/Mini-Cons, and even admitted to enjoying fighting Megatron made him awesome.

For toys: MP-01, Cybertron, Armada, and RID Optimus are all so much fun. Idk who I would choose out of those.
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Re: Favourite version of Optimus Prime?

Postby SilverStar » Mon Sep 17, 2012 11:59 pm

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G1 Prime is the best one, I do must say his personality in the others have been modle vry well to suit the need of the show.


All in all I still love the orginal old school rocks. Now the Transfomer Hub Prime I like him, very nice to see more of a facial reaction to his G1 counter part.
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Re: Favourite version of Optimus Prime?

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Tue Sep 18, 2012 9:24 am

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G1 Animated. he set the standard. And unlike others, didn't hide from humanity but openly embraced us.
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Re: Favourite version of Optimus Prime?

Postby Grimlock Shakur » Tue Sep 18, 2012 11:34 am

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oh man... well, I have 2! :D

G1 Optimus Prime and Beast Wars Optimus Primal, oh yes! can't get better than that! :grin:
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Re: Favourite version of Optimus Prime?

Postby robotmel » Wed Sep 19, 2012 2:20 am

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Re: Favourite version of Optimus Prime?

Postby FortMacs » Sun Sep 23, 2012 1:35 am

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As far as cartoon, comic, movie, its deffinatly G1.

Toy wise, its MP, or Generations.
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Re: Favourite version of Optimus Prime?

Postby Rodimus Prime » Sun Sep 23, 2012 7:08 am

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Cartoon: Beast Wars Optimus Primal.
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Re: Favourite version of Optimus Prime?

Postby PrymeStriker » Sun Sep 23, 2012 11:56 am

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Re: Favourite version of Optimus Prime?

Postby KerisDuul » Wed Oct 03, 2012 8:23 am

Even tho G1 is popular i love the way he looks in high Moon Studios games Fall and War of cybertron i thought he looked slicked and awesome like a leader :HEADHURTS:
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Re: Favourite version of Optimus Prime?

Postby Windsweeper » Wed Oct 03, 2012 3:56 pm

Toywise, G1, Actionmaster and RID.

Have to admit I'm not a fan of Optimus. Cullen gives a great performance but I've always been a Rodimus fan.
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Re: Favourite version of Optimus Prime?

Postby Banjo-Tron » Thu Oct 04, 2012 1:32 am

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Windsweeper wrote:Toywise, G1, Actionmaster and RID.

Have to admit I'm not a fan of Optimus. Cullen gives a great performance but I've always been a Rodimus fan.

Ahh, so you're the one ;)
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Re: Favourite version of Optimus Prime?

Postby roBROmanceFTW » Mon Oct 15, 2012 12:59 am

Weapon: Sword of Fury
Comic: IDW Ongoing Prime
Cartoon: TFP Prime
Toy: FOC Prime


EDIT: There is something VERY appealing about Transtech Prime to me. Here's hoping he gets a toy release, but I am soooooooo not holding my breath.

AND WHAT OF ORION PAX??? I like Spotlight Pax and Ongoing Pax.

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*sigh* Really want either one to be turned into a toy....
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Re: Favourite version of Optimus Prime?

Postby IHide » Fri Oct 19, 2012 2:21 am

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G1 Prime, he set the bar and I could go on forever why he was the best.

I also liked the 2005 live action Prime. He did what he had to do to win. Even if that meant leaving one behind.
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Re: Favourite version of Optimus Prime?

Postby PrymeStriker » Fri Oct 19, 2012 8:38 am

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IHide wrote:I also liked the 2005 live action Prime. He did what he had to do to win. Even if that meant leaving one behind.


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Re: Favourite version of Optimus Prime?

Postby Breakdown 2099 » Sat Nov 17, 2012 1:10 am

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Re: Favourite version of Optimus Prime?

Postby MGrotusque » Sat Nov 17, 2012 2:31 am

I wish OP would just go away for a little while. I've had it up too my eyeballs with Optimus.
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