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Top 5 Best Beast Wars Nicknames

Postby Optimutt » Sat Mar 30, 2019 4:56 pm

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Top 5 Best Beast Wars Nicknames


5. “Bowser”
Black Arachnia to Silverbolt.
Of all the nicknames that the former Predacon, Black Arachnia has for her Fuzor boyfriend, this is the most common one, and it plays up his doggie aspect quite a lot. It’s just kind of touching.

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4. “Doggie-Bot”
Waspinator to Silverbolt.
“Wazzpinator not a funny character! Wazzpinator only a Predacon with vocal glitch. Why world question Wazzpinator? Doggie-Bot not question Wazzpinator. Doggie-Bot only one in whole entirety of Beast Warzz that treat Wazzpinator like actual person. He still liked to slag Wazzpinator, though. Mean old Doggie-Bot.”

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3. “Chopperface”
Rattrap to Dinobot.
Much to everyone’s sadness, this is one that mostly disappeared in the second season, when Dinobot died. All throughout his time as a Maximal, Rattrap insisted upon cruelty and insult as his primary means of communication, and no nickname was more prominent or more idiosyncratically affectionate than this.

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2. “Vermin”
Dinobot to Rattrap.
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The love shared between the former Predacon, Dinobot, and the New-York-like cynic, Rattrap, was not one-sided. In fact, the jibes they hurled at each other without abandon was one of the most enjoyably consistent parts of Season One. But this, more than any other insult thrown at him, summed up Rattrap to a T. That said, the last time it was used, in “Code of Hero,” it was given not as an insult, but to show the brotherly love that these two actually had for one another.

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1. “My Queen”
Inferno to Megatron.
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That this nickname also references my name (Rob Queen) has no bearing on this choice. Instead, this is a fun glitch in poor Inferno’s mainframe that insists he refer to his commanding office (Megatron) as an ant would the leader of his “colony.” Each time he is called this, Megatron’s comments and exasperation are ignored by the addle-minded minion. Much to great viewer enjoyment.

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So there you have it! The Nicknames that we will forever associate with the colorful cast of Beast Wars. Agree? Disagree? Feel free to give your two Golden Disks’ worth in the comments below.
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Re: Top 5 Best Beast Wars Nicknames

Postby william-james88 » Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:51 am

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Re: Top 5 Best Beast Wars Nicknames

Postby Sabrblade » Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:14 am

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Funny enough, Megatron also called Rattrap "Vermin".


Though, somehow I got an email update for this thread when I'd never posted or even seen it until now. Weird.
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Re: Top 5 Best Beast Wars Nicknames

Postby Epsilon Delta » Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:33 am

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Two of my favorites are both from Cheetor. Big Bot for Primal and the self-given Cobalt Kitty.

Just the way Inferno says My Queen is so jubilant. It's pretty much the best.
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Re: Top 5 Best Beast Wars Nicknames

Postby Z3ROhour » Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:45 pm

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Re: Top 5 Best Beast Wars Nicknames

Postby Sabrblade » Mon Apr 15, 2019 2:08 pm

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Z3ROhour wrote:no "BOSSBOT"?!
That was more Animated Bulkhead to Optimus Prime, wasn't it?

Cheetor called Primal "Bigbot" and Rattrap called him "Boss Monkey".
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Re: Top 5 Best Beast Wars Nicknames

Postby Emerje » Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:14 pm

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Personally would have placed "Chopperface" at 1 and pushed everything else down. That name just clicks for me for some reason.

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Re: Top 5 Best Beast Wars Nicknames

Postby Beachjezus » Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:08 pm

Sabrblade wrote:
Z3ROhour wrote:no "BOSSBOT"?!
That was more Animated Bulkhead to Optimus Prime, wasn't it?

Cheetor called Primal "Bigbot" and Rattrap called him "Boss Monkey".



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Re: Top 5 Best Beast Wars Nicknames

Postby AllNewSuperRobot » Wed Apr 17, 2019 11:28 am

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Indeed and the less said about Quickstrike, the better. [-(

Emerje wrote:Personally would have placed "Chopperface" at 1 and pushed everything else down. That name just clicks for me for some reason.

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Totally agree. Always one of the first nicknames that comes to mind when I think of BW. Even tailored some of my own designs of a TM Dinobot around the idea.
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Re: Top 5 Best Beast Wars Nicknames

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Fri Apr 19, 2019 3:09 pm

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Emerje wrote:Personally would have placed "Chopperface" at 1 and pushed everything else down. That name just clicks for me for some reason.

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Couldn't have said it better myself. It's just the way Rattrap says it that give it such zest!
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