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The Seibertron.com/Geek To Me "Transformers: Headmasters DVD Set" Sweepstakes starts at 11:00 pm (Central) on Monday, July 11, 2011 and ends at 12:00 noon (Central) on Monday, July 18, 2011. See complete contest rules by clicking HERE.
Additional information about the Transformers Headmasters DVD set:
A year has passed since the events of Sunbow’s third season, and the war between Convoy’s (a/k/a Optimus Prime) Cybertrons and the Destrons has finally come to its conclusion. Peace once again reigns supreme over the galaxy: but the game quickly changes with the emergence of a new breed of Transformers ... the Headmasters!
Now you can finally watch the rarely seen Japanese series that’s had Transformers and anime fans talking for over 20 years! Includes the original Japanese audio with brand-new English subtitles!
- Format: NTSC
- Studio: Shout! Factory
- DVD Release Date: July 5, 2011
- Run Time: 780 minutes
- Actors: Hiroko Emori, Ikuya Sawaki, Hideyuki Hori
- Director: Katsuyoshi Sasaki
- Format: NTSC
- Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
- Number of discs: 4
- ASIN: B004UFE2XM
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Posted by SoundAndShock
on July 12th, 2011 @ 12:30am CDT
my favorite memory is as a child waking up every morning and watching whatever transformers series was on as a child from reruns of the original, to beast wars, to machines, and so on. and playing with my figures in the commercial break
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Posted by originaldave77
on July 12th, 2011 @ 12:33am CDT
My memory: I will never ever forget the first time I saw Transformers: in a TV commercial - may have been the first-ever one for Transformers - which featured a couple of cars (Sideswipe/Sunstreaker I believe) driving down roads on mountain cliffs. They then 'jumped' into the air, and using stop-motion photographs, they transformed and landed in robot mode.
Needless to say, my mouth dropped to the floor (I was 6 at the time), and I've been a fan ever since - all 27 years they've been in existence.
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Posted by morphobots
on July 12th, 2011 @ 12:33am CDT
I guess one of my favorite memories was getting Jetfire on my birthday. My dad had just moved out and filed divorce papers on my mom. Money was tight, we were going to be forced out of the house by Dad so that he could sell it, and he was fighting paying my mom child support for me and my younger sister. Locked inside a glass case at the local department store, Jetfire was something I was resigned to only dreaming about. The morning of my birthday when I woke up to go to school, there he was sitting on the kitchen table waiting for me. No other presents, no cake, no card, just Jetfire. Nothing else has hit me so hard to realize how much my mom loves me.
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Posted by Autobot Megatron
on July 12th, 2011 @ 12:36am CDT
My favorite childhood memory of Transformers would be when I saw G1 for the first time. It was so good, and it probably solidified my love of this franchise. (Sorry for it seeming kinda hurried, I'll fix it later.)
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Posted by It Is Him
on July 12th, 2011 @ 12:41am CDT
During the depressing early 90s, when Transformers as a brand was all but dead, my dad surprised me with set of Transformers comic books (issues 5-9) that he found at a sports collectibles store. Discovering a whole new universe of stories outside of the original cartoon rocked my world to its core, and reinvigorated my love of Transformers. I hunted down as many issues as I could, but it wasn't easy, and I only managed to snag about 40 of the original comics. Only recently did I fill in the blanks in my collection.
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Posted by DavidT
on July 12th, 2011 @ 12:49am CDT
I remember when I was 6 years old, my brother and I both got Technobot Lightspeed in our Easter baskets! (My parents always bought us both the same figure cause we would fight with each other if the other got a figure the other one wanted LOL) We started out with an Easter egg hunt in the front yard and when we found all the eggs, we got our big prizes, the Easter baskets! Anyway, later that day, my brother accidently broke his and was upset, so I gave him mine! (Really wishing for a Technobot re-issue set for sentimental reasons )
Transformers had always been our main favorite toy and cartoon, and there are many birthday's, holiday's, and other occasions we were given Transformers, but for some reason that Easter back in 1987 always stood out in my mind! Our parents were the coolest! Wish I could go back sometimes.
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Posted by backpack
on July 12th, 2011 @ 12:51am CDT
Favorite Transformers memory, from the 80's, had to be racing home from school to watch G1 episodes before doing homework.
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Posted by LaserDawg1981
on July 12th, 2011 @ 12:52am CDT
my best memory is that for my 3rd Christmas i got a surprised and that was my mom got me G1 optimus prime and i was so happy. it was my very first transformer.
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Posted by squigscarmichael
on July 12th, 2011 @ 1:00am CDT
When I was kid, I used to spend part of my week at my grandparents house while both of my parents worked. My grandmother use to take me to the video store down the road and allowed me to pick out a video or two to rent for a week. My choices usually involved either the Transformers opening 3 parter or Transformers: The Movie. I would set myself up in one of the spare bedrooms with a TV and VCR and watch in awe. I didn't have many of the toys but would use things like Legos and Hot Wheels to act out chase scenes and fights. Probably the silliest thing I did was take several elongated storage containers, stick my arms and legs into them and claim I was a Transformer, stiffly moving around the house and "transforming" into some sort of space car (I blame Daniel and his suit for all of this).
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Posted by User897
on July 12th, 2011 @ 1:00am CDT
An early memory for me is when I was really upset around my birthday because something happened that I thought was going to effect my having a party. Next thing I knew, there was cake, snacks, some friends, and Mom got me Ironhide, Megatron, and Thrust! I couldn't believe it! In junior high, things like that were very important, and Mom came through.
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Posted by Magna Prime
on July 12th, 2011 @ 1:02am CDT
Favorite memory would probably be a Christmas at my Grandparents. Unbeknownst to me, Santa Clause had tracked me down, even though I wasn't home (a concern shared by many young ones). Setting out waiting for me was a G1 Galvatron and Metroplex. To this day my Mother hasn't let me forget how many stickers were on those, but I was a very happy camper. This is also memorable because, while I was freaking out over my new toys, my sister simply wanted to eat her cocoa pebbles, it's become one of our favorite family stories. In a close second though was the year Santa had to spend a little more time in the workshop on one present. When we got home one day my movie edition (1986) Optimus Prime had arrived. I remember being so excited that I couldn't wait for my parents to get him out of the package. I also fondly remember driving around my first Transformer on a visit to an Aunts house, it was G1 Iron Hide. Man, I better stop now, I keep getting more great memories from my childhood, and this is going to turn into a small novel.
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Posted by atatcommander
on July 12th, 2011 @ 1:24am CDT
I remember waking on a saturday moring and watching the Cartoon. And One year i Got Six-shot for Christmas. I played with that for years till i broke it. But it was fun.
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Posted by Crisdecal
on July 12th, 2011 @ 1:27am CDT
My favorite memory is playing by our apartment window with a G1 Construction Long Haul. I remember years later and I still think about it. I think that is why Long Haul is not only my favorite Construction but also one of my favorite Decepticons.
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Posted by First-Aid
on July 12th, 2011 @ 1:31am CDT
I have two that really stand out. The first was when my only nephew (I have two nieces) learned the theme from Transformers BEFORE he learned the alphabet song (I may have had a hand in that...heh heh). THe second was a Christmas shortly after the expansion of the first wave came out with Omega Supreme and Jetfire in it. My parents got my brother Omega and got me Jetfire; now, my brother was not all that good at changing the figures and my parents thought that Omega looked less complicated than Jetfire...which is why I got him and he got Omega. BOy were they wrong. I'm proud to say I still have that Jetfire- still mostly intact and only slightly yellowed from time.
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Posted by AxelusPrime
on July 12th, 2011 @ 1:33am CDT
I have to say my fondest memory of Transformers as a kid is one that is both a Transformers memory and a family memory. On August eighth nineteen eighty six my father took me at two years old to the premier of Transformers the movie at our local theater and my mother didn't come with us, little did I know that the only reason I got to see the movie on opening day was because my mom was at the hospital giving birth to my younger brother. So not only did I get to see one of the greatest moments in Transformers history but my younger brother and now best friend was born into the world on the same day. The only thing that could have made it better was if Optimus Prime himself had driven my father and I to the hospital after the movie....
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Posted by God Magnus
on July 12th, 2011 @ 1:41am CDT
My favorite memories of Transformers were the birthday exchanges with my friends in the neighborhood. I specifically remember standing in my driveway opening Grapple. Next in line would be buying my first Transformer with my own hard-earned money(not allowance), G2 Starscream.
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Posted by Apoclatron5675
on July 12th, 2011 @ 2:01am CDT
I remember back when I was about 8 when RID came out I found the Walmart Exclusive Ruination Giftset,but while going to the registers me and my mom passed the VHS stand and found the '86 movie,and being 8 at the time I had never heard of G1 only BW,BM,and RID,and after getting i apparently watched it for about a month,that and nothing else,which I'm pretty surprised I don't remember all the lines
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Posted by Trikeboy
on July 12th, 2011 @ 2:32am CDT
Seibertron wrote:All you have to do is be a member of Seibertron.com.
If you're not already a member, please visit http://www.seibertron.com/join
. Once you're logged in, all you have to do to enter this contest is post in this very topic about one of your favorite childhood memories that involves Transformers.
You might want to reword that. The contest is open to members of Seibertron.com that are also US citizens according to the contest rules. I'm a UK citizen living in South Korea, not much chance of me winning.
Just to play along, here is what my entry would be. When I was 5 the G1 movie had just come out but I hadn't seen it yet. On a visit to my grandparents we took a trip to see a great uncle who owned a toy shop. My brother and I always got to pick 1 toy from his shop on our visits since they were rare. I headed straight for the Transformers and was looking for Optimus Prime, even though I had him, lol. I couldn't understand why he didn't stock him. In the end I picked out this badass looking Decepticon, his name was Galvatron. After, we went out for a meal with my great uncle and somehow it came up. He told me and my family that Optimus Prime dies in the movie. That is how I found out my hero died. On the plus side, when we got back to my grandparents I got to take Galvatron out of the box, powered him up and was shooting everyone in the house hehehe.
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Posted by jrgreer74
on July 12th, 2011 @ 2:46am CDT
This is kind of long, but rather than explain it all again, why I love Transformers I'll just copy and paste what I wrote in the forums for Roger Ebert when ROTF came out. This should explain it all. I am sorry if anyone decides to laugh, but I hope no one must or has gone through any of this. So here goes. Thanks.
John G. | July 7, 2009 2:05 AM | Reply
I will try to keep this short and sweet. I did not read all the different posts in here or from your original review, so I'm flying blind here. All I wanted to say is that I feel everyone has the right to their opinions of everything. I am no person to judge anyone, but for myself I would like to share my opinion with you. I am a true fan of Transformers. I have a nice collection, well over 400 figures ranging from G1 to Animated, even a few Japanese exclusives from Takara Tomy, as well as Knock-offs. I am a collector. I started when I was a kid. My reasons for doing so is a very deep seeded memory from my childhood, before the pain of my parents divorcing set in. The first Transformers I was given, was at Christmas. Optimus Prime and Starscream, my two favorite characters, obviously for different reasons. Optimus was from my dad, Starscream was from my mom. They to me, in a weird kind of way have come to represent my parents. Two factions on opposing sides. One the hero, who through all his battles, never seems to win the war, and the scared little child, selfish and cowardly, always trying to get to the top only to find out they missed it all. The only difference in this war is two small children were left crying alone, confused, and scared, not a bunch of robot parts lying around. The reality hurts deeper than the fantasy can make up for.
Yet, somewhere in the silence and confusion the war started to make since. I learned from an early age what hurts the most and how a fantasy life can help sooth the wounds somehow. I learned to both love and hate them both, as well as feel sorry for them both. The seed was planted in my mind the night the hero fell from grace, and the selfish fool lost all that she had in life, me and my sister. All I had was my two Transformers. They in a way were my parents. They embodied them somehow perfectly. I grew up holding them closer to my heart than I ever did people. Robots in disguise. My parents in Plastic!!! They divorced but they never left me or my little fantasy world. Like it or not, they became personal, every figure I collected became a family member. I remember the innocence, and the not so innocent, and I lived and enjoyed both. I have played the hero, and the villain. Optimus, now the VA pays my bills, I also was in law enforcement, until like all things it too feel from grace in my eyes, and I left. Corruption is a bad thing in a system that is supposed to protect and serve. How do you protect the innocent when those higher up, let the wrong go free for money, and do wrong to those in need, the ones we are supposed to protect. The movie character, Barricade became my favorite because of that idiocy, a police car with the true to the systems nature " to punish and enslave" printed on the side. I have been the scared little coward too, when the going was too tough, until I learned that sometimes you have to fight. I did have an unencouraging word to help me reach that understanding. I came home bloody after getting my butt kicked by the school bully, my dad took one look at me and said, "Boy, the next time you get off that bus bloody and you didn't fight back I'll beat you 10 times harder than that kid ever thought about beating you." Needless to say, I fought back every time. I grew up loving and hating them, both my parents and Transformers, ironically, both for the same reasons. Dad (Optimus) for trying always to be right and just, and fighting with honor a race he could never truly win, Mom (Starscream) for being the con-artist trying to sell water as wine, and willing to loose it all for a step up the ringer. I respect them both for that, and my parents for the same reason, polar opposites. I hated them too though, Dad (Optimus) for trying so hard and yet never coming out on top ( thought it was better to quit trying so hard, and for his thinking and acting like he was better than the rest), Mom (Starscream) for being more than willing to give it all up out of foolish pride and ill thought out desire. Hero both, Cowards both. Equals both, yet too young and immature then to realize the price their war caused their children to pay. If this would have been the G1 cartoon (except for the cartoon movie) no one would of seriously been hurt, emotionally or other wise. Remember, they never died and always came back the next episode bright and shiny, without scars. So anyway, I grew up, I matured, I gained understanding from both, though me and Mom talk the most,because she wants back what she lost, though it will never be the same. I learned something about humanity though, we all are both, we all have been both, so why judge. Love them anyway for their goods and their bads, isn't that what a hero does? I believe so. Yes, I love Transformers and my parents! I'd give my life for my parents though, they deserve that at least perfect or not. I'd probably die over my collection. I love them like family even if they are plastic and a fantasy. Yes, like my mom, I was deeply touched in the first movie, when my hero rose up out of the swimming pool and I saw him for the first time in "live action".
I was moved deeply, I stirred inside to the memories of my childhood, to that Christmas before the war. I would never give that moment back, regardless if I liked the movie or not. I did of course, It's Transformers. As for this movie, I enjoyed it I guess, I would of seen it anyway even if everyone in the world said it sucked, that's just me. But I will admit, that it hurt, to hear the language from the heroes, foul as it was. Ironhide I guess shocked me, the Twins killed me, but I still found them amusing despite the language, the hunchback like faces and two huge teeth one plated gold. Two brothers always horse playing, trying to best the other. The actors were okay, but Megan isn't all that, my wife is. The part that hurt most, was Optimus dieing once again, out numbered and alone bested by those of lesser character than him. Though I was extremely thrilled to see a human earn the matrix of leadership that gave him back his life, and someone willing to lose his life to give life to another (Jetfire) and maybe an old touch of honor and training, as well as religious belief. I agree in some ways with you, because I wouldn't want my daughter to watch it, both because of the errors in general, but the language by all means. I have almost every cartoon series, and movie including those from japan, on dvd, and this is the first time I have found myself saddened by them. I thought the legacy would be a good one for my child, if I ever had one, and now that I do, there is a blemish on it to me. If I live to see her grown, then maybe she will understand it isn't right for heroes to act and talk bad, but this is the real world, and we all are tainted in someways, language most of all! Thank you for your time! Don't let anyone put you down. You have earned the right for your opinion, and so have they, but if it is just to hurt someone else on purpose, they need to keep it to themselves. If they think they have to share, they should say it to themselves why they are staring themselves in the mirror. They are just as flawed and hypocritical, scared and cowardly, heroic and brave, as everyone else on this planet. Have a good night. Again I appreciate your time. Thank you.
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Posted by Wreck 'n Rule
on July 12th, 2011 @ 2:51am CDT
My favorite childhood memory of Transformers was the first time my dad rented Transformers: The Movie on VHS. My whole family watched and we all had a good time (though I'm sure my parents probably hated it, but they knew me and my brothers would love it). At the end we all danced to the closing credits music.
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Posted by ChZuck
on July 12th, 2011 @ 2:57am CDT
favorite transformers memory is the marvel comics! circuit breaker scared the hell outta me in the 8th issue and later stories featuring ratchet versus megatron, roadbuster the micromaster, and nightbeat cemented those characters as major player for me as well as made me realize the unique natures of each individual robot.
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Posted by merthos
on July 12th, 2011 @ 3:10am CDT
My favorite memory is the playing outside after seeing the original animated Transformers movie. I kept singing "The Touch" no matter what game/toys my friends and I were playing with...
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Posted by Dreamchylde
on July 12th, 2011 @ 3:19am CDT
1984 was the year of toys. My sister wanted a Cabbage Patch Doll with red pig tails and my mom had everyone and the dog looking for one. I wanted a Transformer and I was told that a) I was too old for toys (I was 10 at the time) and b) Transformers were for boys. A year later I found a very beat up Jazz and Wheeljack at a garage sale that my mother was fond of dragging us around to, and I spent my $3 and got my first two Transformers with my mom complaining the entire time. I still have them (and a lot more now), and Jazz and Wheeljack and I had a lot of adventures growing up. I was always afraid mom would throw them out when I wasn't looking. Transformers aren't just for boys!
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Posted by hedgehog21
on July 12th, 2011 @ 4:59am CDT
My favorite memory is when I was in the third grade, around 1984 Transformers had just come out here and if you had some you were sooo popular. My best friend at the time had most of the major ones ie Optimus, Megatron, Omega Supreme, Devastator, Superion, Menasor etc. Whenever I went to his house that is what I wanted to play with first
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Posted by Screamfleet
on July 12th, 2011 @ 5:08am CDT
I remember, as a kid, ninja turtles were the hot thing. Though, me and my friend still liked our transformers too.
So, we were playing and a transformer visited the ninja turtles. It then came up with a way to transform the ninja turtles into transformers.
I dont remember who became what, but a blue transformer for leonardo, a red one for ralph.
We had so much fun doing this crossover. It was epic, with shredder teaming up with decepticons.
It of course ended with the turtles sharing pizza with the transformers.
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Posted by vectorA3
on July 12th, 2011 @ 5:24am CDT
I have a lot of fond memories since TF was my favorite cartoon growing up. In August of 1986 my dad took me to see TFTM for my 10th birthday. (So you know I was very pleased to go to the 25th Anniv. screening at the Aero in Santa Monica last month!). Other standout memories include racing home from school to catch G1 episodes, opening Prime for the first time at Christmas, and cutting the tech specs off of each and every box & card and making my own stickers from the remains of the sheet to put on figures. (Now I'm kicking myself for cutting up the G1 boxes I still have now!!)
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Posted by Dread_Wing
on July 12th, 2011 @ 5:36am CDT
My memory is when I was 7, Transformers were expensive and I had only been given three over the years. (Twin Twist, Scrapper and Slag) I was playing in the forest at the edge of my school and saw something a little odd, a red square in the leaf litter. It was the roof and windscreen of G1 Smokescreen. I noticed bits of wood chips around and climbed up the steep bank where they had been coming from. Eroding out of the bottom edge of the pit where we did long and high jump was another piece of Smokescreen. I dug around for the better part of an hour, trying to find all the bits. I never found the rear windows or the doors.
I took the parts home, completely dismantled it with my Dads jewellers set, cleaned the rusty screws, and put Smokescreen back together again. I loved (and still love, he stands next to my minty Encore Smokescreen) that toy, and was so proud of myself for rescuing him.
Years later I became an archaeologist, and I sometimes wonder if that was the beginning of it all, lol.
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Posted by Novaprimal93
on July 12th, 2011 @ 6:00am CDT
I remember that first Christmas after Transformers came out and how the only thing I wanted was Prime. Opening that last present and seeing him in the box caused me to pass out. I hit my head on the coffe table. I still have a scar and a great story to go with it.
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Posted by Mindmaster
on July 12th, 2011 @ 6:27am CDT
Well, I guess I'll have a kick at it, just to see if I win.
I think my earliest Transformers memory would have to have been when I was 5, about 11 years ago. I was sitting in my aunt's living room watching Cartoon Network, when the opening credits for Transformers: Armada came on. It was the episode with the Mini-Con in the subterranean temple in the Egyptian desert. Being a history geek and all, I couldn't help but watch. It was here that I fell in love with probably one of my all-time favorites; Demolisher the anti-air tank. As a matter of fact, I believe it was Demolisher himself that actually got me hooked onto Transformer collecting. To this day, he still has a prominent spot among my Armada shelf.
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Posted by SJ21
on July 12th, 2011 @ 6:40am CDT
One of my favorite Transformers memories was the Christman my brother and I got G1 Dinobots. I got Snarl and he got Sludge. We played with those things non-stop. We would watch the show, hoping they would be in each episode.
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Posted by Jesterhead
on July 12th, 2011 @ 6:48am CDT
My fondest memories would be dragging all of my Beast Wars figures to my buddies house to watch the 'toon at his place while re-enacting, transforming, and trading our BW toys. Between the two of us, we had a few dozen, including the entire main cast of the show. Not to mention playing the Playstation Beast Wars game...
I remember when my father brought me home Optimal Optimus. Man, I couldn't wait to get over to my friends place and show him off!
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Posted by darkjedi187
on July 12th, 2011 @ 6:57am CDT
Mine would have to be Christmas opening devastator. I though he was the coolest. Seriously 6 robots forming one giant gestalt. Awesome!!
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Posted by NinjaBotJazz
on July 12th, 2011 @ 7:23am CDT
My favorite childhood memory involving Transformers is the fact that my parents told me that I always enjoyed music and when they had the TV on and Transformers was on I would wiggle around a lot when Jazz or Blaster appeared on the screen cause they always played music. To this day Jazz and Blaster are my two favorite Autobots.
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Posted by bossman328
on July 12th, 2011 @ 8:03am CDT
When Prime hit Megatron with that double fisted punch in the movie...favorite moment of all time.
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Posted by Iron Prime
on July 12th, 2011 @ 8:04am CDT
childhood memory is easy: when I got Power Master Optimus Prime! I had always wanted an Optimus but never head one. My Grandma got it for me for my birthday. He got along well with my Micro Masters. He currently has a place of honor on my G1 shelf.
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Posted by Daddycon
on July 12th, 2011 @ 8:22am CDT
My favorite memory would have to be the large Transformer battles my father and I had during the early days of Generation 1 (these replaced the Star Wars battles we used to have before Transformers came out). Most Saturday mornings would involve a big Autobot / Decepticon smackdown with one of us eventually pulling out my large Shogun Warrior (Getter Dragon) to wipe out the other side. This scenario now plays out between me and my 5-year-old son (and my wife) who has inherrited my G1 / G2 collections (along with various pieces from Beast Wars through Animated and the Bayverse). My father still joins both of us extending the fun across three generations. I get to relive my childhood, my father gets to be a kid again, and we pass the fun along to my son. Robots are cool in and of themselves, but the family bonding they have created in my family has been priceless.
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Posted by jmf243
on July 12th, 2011 @ 8:23am CDT
My favorite childhood Transformer memory is a tie between my Mom buying me Ultramagnus at KB Toys and finally finding the last Technobot I needed to form Computron.
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Posted by Rated X
on July 12th, 2011 @ 8:35am CDT
My favorite memory is 9n 1984 when my dad took me to Toys-R-Us a couple weeks before Christmas and asked me if I wanted one of those new robot toys he pointed to. I said "Yes dad !" To this day I display my red Diaclone Sunstreaker proudly, wish I had kept the box. But I'm lucky to say I still own my first Transformer and all his parts.
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Posted by nilocomic
on July 12th, 2011 @ 8:40am CDT
My favorite memory has to be getting the Constructicons for Christmas when I was 4 years old. I came running out to the living room that morning, and there sitting in front of the fireplace (left behind by Santa, obviously
) was Devastator! I couldn't believe I was lucky enough to get him. I must have transformed all six of those toys hundreds of times on that first day alone.
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Posted by Lord Onixprime
on July 12th, 2011 @ 8:54am CDT
My favorite childhood memory of Transformers......man there are so many.
I'd say my favorite memories have to be the battles me and my brother would have with our Beast Wars figures. Maximals on one side, Predacons on the other. Me and my brother got a long real well so fighting usually never happened and so we had a blast. He controlled his figures, I controlled mine. We'd pop limbs off for authentic BATTLE DAMAGE! lol, that was one great thing about Beast Wars, ball joints for dismemberment. We had a blast and our room would become a mess.
I'd miss those days when RID came around. Those figures took to long to transform and we'd never finish a battle with them.
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Posted by predaking14
on July 12th, 2011 @ 8:55am CDT
my favorite memory, despite there being hundreds, is back from the original movie. Me and my dad would sit and watch the vhs practically everyday and we started saying the lines to it. There was 1 line that stood out the most though, and my mom hated when my dad would let me say it...Ultra Magnus is trying to unleash the power of the matrix on the planet of junk, and then Cyclonus and Galvatron swoop down to take it. Magnus struggles with it for a second and becomes frustrated saying, "open, dammit, OPEN!"....My dad let me sneak that here and there, depending on where my mom was in the house. It almost became like a game to say that line. We would pause the movie to take a "break" then make sure she was in the basement, upstairs in the shower or somewhere out of range to hear it...I was about 5 then, now approaching 30, we look back and get a good laugh out of it all
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Posted by WarMachine555
on July 12th, 2011 @ 9:07am CDT
I guess my favorite memory was all the times I rented The Transformer:The Movie.
It was the first thing involving transformers that I ever saw.But I was disappointed on how easily they could die in the movie but in the show they could get shot and then repaired in no time.
But still I watch the movie on youtube whenever I can.
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Posted by Sagitta
on July 12th, 2011 @ 9:24am CDT
Heh. During a viewing of the animated "The Transformers: The Movie" back in 1986 a friend of mine began a standing ovation during Optimus Prime's death scene.
Then some others sitting in back of us began a standing ovation at when Starscream was killed off at the hands of Galvatron.
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Posted by gothsaurus
on July 12th, 2011 @ 9:32am CDT
I remember watching the G1 cartoon debut on TV with my childhood best friend.
Thinking I was too old for cartoons and toys (I WAS a mature 12-year-old with so many responsibilities, plus the day-to-day drudgery of running my own detective agency) — I remember commenting, "I don't know WHAT he see's in them!! (the Transformers)"
Of course by the end of the three-parter, I was hooked and eating crow... and by the end of the year, well on my way collecting the cassettes, cars, jets, Soundwave...
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Posted by #Sideways#
on July 12th, 2011 @ 9:39am CDT
I remember when I first saw Transformers Armada, and I was immediately hooked on Transformers in general, so I began to watch it diligently, and suddenly, the time was moved to where it was so early that I couldn't watch it...
I was heartbroken.
But then I heard of the Michael Bay Movies and I was hooked on that too. (Though I was kind of angry Megs died.)
Then I started watching the G1 Cartoon, and I was instantly hooked as soon as I heard that the Hub was re-airing it! All of the other family members other than my dad didn't like the idea of me watching a cartoon, which I formally and lovingly called a "Classic", but I paid that no mind as I watched the extremely bad aims of the Seekers, and their high-pitched Null-Rays. I always made fun of how diabolical and complicated Megatron's plans were, and how much that physics don't apply to this cartoon.
Those were good times...
And I had a TFToy overload and they would litter the floor in a battle scene from the G1 Movie, my brother would get angry at the big scene and try to get me to remove them from the premesis, saying how much that they made the room look like a pig-stye.
And my great love for LEGOs obviously led me to make another overhaul of LEGO Transformers that actually Transformed, including an entire set of ROTF Constructicons that combined. (This I am trying to get to combine again so I can post it on the forum in KBF&AW section so I can finally show off my masterpiece.) My brother made a Starscream, while I made a Soundwave, Constructicons, Casseteacons, Ironhide, and a Shockwave.
I joined this forum. Nuff Said.
I would always find something to relate to transformers to anyone in earshot, much to their disdain, "Oh, that looks like an Ion Rifle! It actually is the weapon Optimus Prime used in almost every continuity, oh and speaking of continuities, did you know that there was a continuity that the Autobots were Evil and the Decepticons were Good? It was a neat idea, oh and that entire continuity reminds me of a G1 Episode called the Attack of The Autobots..." and so on, can you believe I'm single!?
Transformers Prime came along and I also have been watching that loyally, I find the darker edge very nice you see.
Recently I have been collecting the G1 Transformers Toys, and everyone else just looks at them and finds them a waste of space, for I have so many TF toys in the first place.
That is basically my entire story of Transformers, and a few years of my life.
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Posted by tattood-transformer
on July 12th, 2011 @ 9:43am CDT
I remember how I would spend HOURS in my room alone with my transformers setting up battle scenes and making sure that each side had equal numbers and just have battle after battle. I would transform the toys back and forth and create other scenes and battles. It was pretty epic for me as a child. I had a few Dinobots, a few predcons, the complete aerialbot set, soundwave, jetfire and a whole bunch more. I miss those days, now though I am able to relive those moments with my son and watching him do the same thing! It's a special thing and a great memory to pass on.
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Posted by OmegaPrime1975
on July 12th, 2011 @ 9:50am CDT
I remember coming home from school one day and my mom had some wrapped presents sitting on the couch for me. I opened up a bunch of small packages and it was every piece of Devestator! My mom bought me all the combiners except the combaticons because they were military lol.
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Posted by FracturedKoi
on July 12th, 2011 @ 9:54am CDT
My favorite, and one of my earliest, memories of Transformers would be going with Mom to her friend Cindy's house. I remember her son had EVERYTHING. I can remember walking in their house one day to find him there with Megatron and Optimus, squared off in a diorama that was nearly identical to how they were on the "Digital Doom on the Highway to Destruction" illustration. He had Megatron holding his big cannon and everything! And right in front of them...Metroplex! Sprawled out in city mode covered with all the minibots! Just being able to see all of those figures AND play with them too...even if they weren't mine...it was awesome, and I'll never be able to forget it!
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Posted by chort
on July 12th, 2011 @ 10:02am CDT
my best transformers memories were when i would wake up at 6 in the morning every week day and watch both pokemon and beast wars before school. Beast wars is also the show that started my love of transformers
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Posted by Vyktamus
on July 12th, 2011 @ 10:10am CDT
My absolute favorite memory of Transformers as a child comes from my experience with the original Transformers movie. My father took me to see it in theaters. The credits were rolling in and the hairs were standing all over my body. I knew I was in store for one of the best experiences of all time. I remember vividly when Daniel and Hot Rod were by the lake fishing and I was so jealous that I couldn't be fishing with a Transformer. Childish, I know, but I was a little kid at the time. It was when Stan Bush's "Dare" kicked in and I saw Hot Rod interacting with Daniel that my bond with Hot Rod became evident. My love for Transformers became indefinite at that moment. Shortly after that scene is when Optimus dies and I remember sobbing and grabbing my dad's hand asking him if Optimus was coming back. My dad had absolutely no idea, but he assured me all would be well.
By the end of the movie, Hot Rod proves himself and becomes Rodimus Prime. I left that theater knowing I had a new best friend. I felt my dreams came true with that movie. To this day it is my favorite film. Here I am a grown man, and I can honestly say, the highly of my year so far was the day MP09 Rodimus Convoy arrived at my house. I have a son now who is nine months old. I can't wait to introduce him to the same experiences.
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