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Re: What if transformers where real?

Postby d_sel1 » Fri Oct 26, 2012 1:32 am

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I also forgot one thing. The first time we see Autobots v Decepticons, unless in the case Autobots rescuing us from Decepticons (and maybe not even then), our armed forces may shoot at ALL giant robots. If we could kill one, then it gets interesting, depending on who dies? (Optimus, Megatron, Ratchet, Starscream, or low ranking foot soldier)?
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Re: What if transformers where real?

Postby Omega Alfa Prime » Fri Oct 26, 2012 10:19 am

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Omega Alfa Prime wrote:
I always saw myself as the guy in the exo-suit/possible spy type, though Headmaster would pretty bad ass. As to the original question, in all honesty, we'd either be slaves or disposable resources for the much more powerful and technological advanced species. Though I do like to think we'd put up a helluva fight before being subjugated.


[/quote]So you don't think that the Autobots :BOT: stand a chance in protecting the human race?[/quote]

If they go by the G1 continuation where all Autobots were on the same page of protecticing humanity, then yes. Otherwise.... I'm less certain. Even in the first live action movie, Ironhide was willing to "take out" the parents to keep things quiet and Ratchet (I believe) egged him on. Optimus is the only one that seemed set on "not killing humans".[/quote]
I see your point, but at the same time that was there first time on earth and iron hide had only known war up to that point. If you took a human who had only known war for over half of there life and out of the blue turn him into an undercover cop how do you think he would act to something as simple as parents slowing down his investigation? Same thing would apply to rachet.
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Re: What if transformers where real?

Postby Rodimus Prime » Fri Oct 26, 2012 12:18 pm

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d_sel1 wrote: We probably wouldn't even notice them. Our government intellegence agencies wouldn't.


I think you underestimate the surveillance capabilities of the US government. I don't know about other places in the world, but unless Transformers came here before homo sapiens developed, as stated in G1, and stayed dormant, which did not happen, the CIA and other agencies would know about it.

Without going on a tangent about privacy and security, all I will say is that they wouldn't be allowed to just run around freely. Whether it be through covert action or open confrontation, humans (the American military at least) would make an attempt to control them, and if it fails, fight them and defeat them. Regardless of them being Autobots or Decepticons. Bumblebee's capture scene from the 1st Bay film is case in point.

Of course, the Decepticons would respond adversely, and unless humans use nukes, we stand no chance. Autobots, on the other hand, would try to protect themselves and run if they had to, and not fight unless it's the last resort.
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Re: What if transformers where real?

Postby Omega Alfa Prime » Fri Oct 26, 2012 5:25 pm

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ok new question same topic, what would you (anyone who wants to answer) react to an autobot showing up on your front door and saying that you are the only person that can help them?
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Re: What if transformers where real?

Postby d_sel1 » Fri Oct 26, 2012 5:40 pm

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d_sel1 wrote: We probably wouldn't even notice them. Our government intellegence agencies wouldn't.


I think you underestimate the surveillance capabilities of the US government. I don't know about other places in the world, but unless Transformers came here before homo sapiens developed, as stated in G1, and stayed dormant, which did not happen, the CIA and other agencies would know about it.

Without going on a tangent about privacy and security, all I will say is that they wouldn't be allowed to just run around freely. Whether it be through covert action or open confrontation, humans (the American military at least) would make an attempt to control them, and if it fails, fight them and defeat them. Regardless of them being Autobots or Decepticons. Bumblebee's capture scene from the 1st Bay film is case in point.

Of course, the Decepticons would respond adversely, and unless humans use nukes, we stand no chance. Autobots, on the other hand, would try to protect themselves and run if they had to, and not fight unless it's the last resort.


I think you might underestimate the intelligence agencies of the Cybertronians :D . In G1, you would complelety right. The Autobots and Decepticons might have found by a fossil hunter, local farmer, ancient Native American, etc. But let's go with the view than the tfs arrive later and that arguement's sake Cybertron is 50 light years away. Assuming discovering new technological civilizations is old hat for Cybertron, then the tfs would have heard radio broadcasts for over 50 years, knew about the bomb for 17 years, and have plenty of evening news broadcasts and gasoline commercials to go by. Lets also assume that both sides would send probes first instead, let's say Megatron! For all we know, they have set up a listening station and Earth Espionage Telescope at Pluto, which human spacecraft still haven't reached, mere light hours away. They might already have the scouting reports on us before they even have to send a single troop on the ground, or more appropriately in the middle of the ocean, somewhere that we have not explored nearly as well as space. Don't be shocked if our first encounter with tfs might be with a Seacon!
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Re: What if transformers where real?

Postby Omega Alfa Prime » Sun Oct 28, 2012 7:33 am

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any one going to answer my new question?
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Re: What if transformers where real?

Postby PrymeStriker » Sun Oct 28, 2012 10:16 am

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Omega Alfa Prime wrote:what would you react to an autobot showing up on your front door and saying that you are the only person that can help them?


I'd get the hell out of there.
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Re: What if transformers where real?

Postby Omega Alfa Prime » Sun Oct 28, 2012 9:51 pm

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why?
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Re: What if transformers where real?

Postby d_sel1 » Sun Oct 28, 2012 10:59 pm

Motto: "Where is this global warming that scientists talk about this winter?"
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Omega Alfa Prime wrote:any one going to answer my new question?

Sorry, I didn't want do two posts in a row. Well, I guess I am stuck with going with big robot, until I know its true intentions, otherwise it may hurt me or my loved ones.

Also, Omega Alfa Prime, I love to explore your excellent first question more, but from an unconventional angle. I took a SETI-angled course on the search for extraterrestial life. I watch a couple of documentaries on a scientific way to defend against an alien invasion. So, I will try explore question from quasi-SETI standpoint. This will very noncanonical, and NOT intend to be fan fiction, movie ideas, etc, in I don't want this to be a Transformer 4 plot at all! I want to this question from viewpoint of "What would a couple of real life advance races of giant robot that can camoflague themselves and change themselves into vehicles and other objects (just happened to known as Autobots and Decepticons) do if they were in our solar system?" Please be merciful to me Seibertronians and bear with me.
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Re: What if transformers where real?

Postby PrymeStriker » Sun Oct 28, 2012 11:44 pm

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Omega Alfa Prime wrote:why?


I don't want to be involved in a giant robot's war. "Good luck, buddy. Here's what you need, now leave me alone. "
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Re: What if transformers where real?

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Sun Oct 28, 2012 11:56 pm

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Re: What if transformers where real?

Postby d_sel1 » Mon Oct 29, 2012 12:12 am

Motto: "Where is this global warming that scientists talk about this winter?"
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RK_Striker_JK_5 wrote:If it's G1, we're hosed.


The only thing that might rescue us is that unless they actually crash here, the G1 tfs might view the outer planets (full of H) or Titan (fill with methane lakes, totally unlike God Gambit) as much better sources of easy energy than Earth, giving us safety for many more years.
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Re: What if transformers where real?

Postby Rodimus Prime » Mon Oct 29, 2012 7:56 am

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This made me ponder a question: if we take this OP by different continuities, how would it turn out? Certainly, some of the Megatrons were much more successful than others in causing mayhem and taking steps in overtaking the planet.
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Re: What if transformers where real?

Postby RhA » Mon Oct 29, 2012 9:25 am

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Well, if it´s RID Megatron, we can just sit it out. We wouldn´t even need Autobots.
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Re: What if transformers where real?

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Mon Oct 29, 2012 10:40 am

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I keep thinking to 'The Ultimate Doom' and 'Revenge of Bruticus' and really, G1 animated could provide some choice doomsday scenarios for civilization and humanity as a whole.
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Re: What if transformers where real?

Postby d_sel1 » Mon Oct 29, 2012 10:20 pm

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Rodimus Prime wrote:This made me ponder a question: if we take this OP by different continuities, how would it turn out? Certainly, some of the Megatrons were much more successful than others in causing mayhem and taking steps in overtaking the planet.


Abosolutely. In fact, the entire course of any Decepticon invasion, human resistance to it, and many other aspects of this battle will be determine by the continuity of the Decepticons. Two examples:

Cartoon G1: The Decepticons can basically survive anywhere but the Sun. They can get the energon they need from any source they want, so they could get fuel from anywhere. So G1 can invade anywhere, anytime they want to. If they wanted to just kill off a majority of humans, they just need a couple of asteroids into the ocean, the resulting tsumanis and "impact winter" would do most the work for them.

TF Prime: Different circumstances. The Decepticons have a different diet and can only seem to get energon in a mineral form, so have get it before they starve. Also, these Decepticons have problems with extreme cold, so humans can hide in say Siberia for at least winter. Also, once people discover the Decepticons dietary habits, they can destroy nearby energon supplies, making it more a pain for the Decepticons to stay here. Also, because the TF Prime Decepticons are weather wimps, causing a "impact winter" with asteroids will render big chunk of Earth inhospitable for them, so they think twice about hurling asteroids into the ocean, taking away an useful doomsday attack.
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Re: What if transformers where real?

Postby Handels-Messerschmitt » Tue Oct 30, 2012 1:35 pm

PrymeStriker wrote:I don't want to be involved in a giant robot's war. "Good luck, buddy. Here's what you need, now leave me alone. "


I'd ask to be turned into a headmaster. Sweet new cyborg body PLUS additional giant robot body that can also turn into a vehicle PLUS someone who is always there for you to bother? That's a win/win/win scenario as far as I am concerned. I'd also never have to worry about paying rent.
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Re: What if transformers where real?

Postby TDK Akita » Tue Oct 30, 2012 3:07 pm

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Handels-Messerschmitt wrote:I'd ask to be turned into a headmaster. Sweet new cyborg body PLUS additional giant robot body that can also turn into a vehicle PLUS someone who is always there for you to bother? That's a win/win/win scenario as far as I am concerned. I'd also never have to worry about paying rent.


Ditto over here, especially on the rent thing! Only interference is the fact that i'm NOT dropping out of college, interstellar war or not... i'll fight the good fight after my classes are done for the day. :J
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Re: What if transformers where real?

Postby Rodimus Prime » Tue Oct 30, 2012 3:35 pm

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Handels-Messerschmitt wrote:I'd ask to be turned into a headmaster. Sweet new cyborg body PLUS additional giant robot body that can also turn into a vehicle PLUS someone who is always there for you to bother? That's a win/win/win scenario as far as I am concerned. I'd also never have to worry about paying rent.


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Re: What if transformers where real?

Postby RhA » Tue Oct 30, 2012 6:09 pm

Motto: "BRING ME DANGER!"
Rodimus Prime wrote:
Handels-Messerschmitt wrote:I'd ask to be turned into a headmaster. Sweet new cyborg body PLUS additional giant robot body that can also turn into a vehicle PLUS someone who is always there for you to bother? That's a win/win/win scenario as far as I am concerned. I'd also never have to worry about paying rent.


:APPLAUSE: :APPLAUSE: :APPLAUSE: :APPLAUSE: :APPLAUSE:


Time for a 'giving head' innuendo?
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Re: What if transformers where real?

Postby TDK Akita » Tue Oct 30, 2012 6:52 pm

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RhA wrote:Time for a 'giving head' innuendo?


Surprised noone didn't say "headshot moneyshot".
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Re: What if transformers were real?

Postby Kibble » Wed Oct 31, 2012 9:43 am

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Omega Alfa Prime wrote:ok new question same topic, what would you (anyone who wants to answer) react to an autobot showing up on your front door and saying that you are the only person that can help them?


I'd say okay, but where's the smokin' hot slag that accompanies said person during these adventures...
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Re: What if transformers were real?

Postby Breakdown 2099 » Mon Nov 12, 2012 6:15 am

Omega Alfa Prime wrote:ok new question same topic, what would you (anyone who wants to answer) react to an autobot showing up on your front door and saying that you are the only person that can help them?
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I'd shake my head, politely point to the off white Lamborghini Countach in my driveway, then put one in his eye.
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Re: What if transformers were real?

Postby Orion Paximus » Wed Jan 02, 2013 8:49 pm

Autobots living here on Earth can be awesome, especially if it's the New Team Prime from the show, "Transformers Prime". I'd love to be hanging out with Arcee, cuz she's the hottest bot i've seen in the show. I'd love learning about Cybertronian Technology from Ratchet, and just watching Bulkhead scream like a little girl lol. (Reference from the Season 1 Episode "Scrapheap"). But then again if Decepticons get involved all the fun we have with the Autobots would go downhill unless we develop something that can completely extinguish all Decepticons or turn them all into Autobots and we all live together.
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Re: What if transformers were real?

Postby Sinnertwin » Thu Jan 10, 2013 6:05 am

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The Decepticons are probably reading this thread now and preparing countermeasures...
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