The Transformers Archive Skip to main content / Also skip section headers

[The Transformers Archive - an international fan site]
Please feel free to log in or register.

  • transformers toys
  • transformers comics
  • transformers cartoon
  • transformers live-action movies
  • transformers fandom
  • transformers forum

Go Back   TFARCHIVE > TRANSFORMERS > Transformers Media & Fandom

Thread Tools
Old 2001-12-08, 07:25 PM   #1
Weirdwolf and Monzo
A moose once bit my sister.
Weirdwolf and Monzo's Avatar
Simpsonville, KY, USA
Thumbs up My 100th post is not boring...

What is the most exciting aspect of Transformers to you? For me it is their ability to change to suit the situation. Each character has an individuality (well, except maybe Reflector and the like (no offense to the board member)) that is unique among his/her entire race. So many personalities, so many forms. You have your pacifists, you have your war mongers, you have your tweeners. The smart ones, the dumb ones. For a childeren's cartoon, for some reason they seemed so real for much of my life, and I guess in my imagination, they are. So what makes TFs interesting to you?


<A HREF="" TARGET=_blank> Visit the Transformers
Homage Homepage--Now with
a Message Board!</A>
Weirdwolf and Monzo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 2001-12-08, 07:32 PM   #2
Redstreak's Avatar

I think you've got something there. Each TF seems to represent a part of our society or our personalities, be it Prowl's quietness, Sunstreaker's vanity, Prime's overdevloped sense of honor. And this is why they are so widespread. Everyone has something they can relate to, even girls, despite the lack of female characters. Your favorite character, then, is the one who is most like you, who you would be if you were a TF. Prowl's mine because of his calmness, his quiet dedication to his job, his intelligence, and generally being well-balanced. He's right where I'd want to be if I was a TF.



Pain heals, chicks dig scars, but glory is forever.

Transformers TNG--The ultimate in TF gaming.

Do not talk smack to the dragon.--Ancient Gibsonian proverb
If you enjoy torture racks, iron maidens, chain saws, and lots of pain, be sure to stop by RCOSD and Redstreak's basement in the TF Archive building.
Redstreak is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 2001-12-08, 07:34 PM   #3
Has anger management issues
Galvatron91's Avatar
Keeping the world safe from crappy posts

i'm gonna put this in g1, may get more responses there!

*closed and moved to g1*
Galvatron91 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 2001-12-08, 07:44 PM   #4
Registered User
Santiago, Chile

Hmmm... My favorites are Optimus and Tracks... Maybe a mix of those two does represent me, being arrogant but serious and nice at times. And if you add my third favorite... it would explain why I can be globally hated at times .

(his name starts with W and ends with E )


Ugliest. Sig. Ever.
OmegaDenmad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 2001-12-08, 07:48 PM   #5
thinks puppet Angel David Boreanaz is dreamy...
Bombshell's Avatar
...especially when he was kicking Spike's ass. ;)

I think that the storyline (of the comic, at least), was probably good. The fact that all Transformers, Autobot and Decepticon alike, were created to battle a evil force, is something that I like. I mean, these two races of robots, who were at war with each other, had to work together against a common enemy.

Bombshell: Da Man since 1984.
Located on the fifth floor of the TF Archive building.

<A HREF="" TARGET=_blank>The Insecticon Mission: To be as big a nuisance as possible, while still remaining too useful to squish!


Brawn Pin made by Skywarp, sig master.
Bombshell Trivia winners: Getaway, Commander Shockwaeve (x2), Brendocon (x8), Starscreamsghost, Unicron(x2), Kickback (x4), Blitzwing (x7) Optimal Rattrap, Cliffjumper (x2), Philcom, Silly Cow, Capt, Ultra Magnus (x2).
Read The Transformers: The Movie 2: Battle Drive Script, written by the very nutty S-Ghost.
Mook List: Lord Sixshot, Saysadie, RCOSD, Felafel, Mookback, Brendocon, S-Ghost, Galvatron91, Sheba, Blaster_86, Jetfire, OmegaDenmad, Osku, Cosmotron, Addl, YTV, Fox Kids.
Bombshell is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 2001-12-08, 08:00 PM   #6
Registered User
Prowl?'s Avatar
Prince george, BC, Canada

Four characters really caught my attention.
Starscream, Prowl, Omega Supreme and Shockwave. Comic book Prowl and Shockwave caught my attention due to their logical reasonings and explanations, which I liken to my personality. The series Starscream and Omega Supreme also caught my attention because of their self dependance and their ability to question what is widely accepted in society, which I also liken to myself.

Thats probally why I was attracted to transfandom in the first place.
Prowl? is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 2001-12-08, 08:23 PM   #7

Well ever since I was young Jazz captured my imagination with his attitude and the way he talks and now recently Blaster. I guess their layed back cool dude attitude aalways gets me to talugh smile and all together have fun. I got depressed when I never heard Jazz talk in season three then I found out Scatman Crothers died (I d/led all the eps then found that out) and that was depressing same with chris latta.

Optimus Prime do you read me the decepticons are blitzing autobot city were really taking a pounding don't know how much longer we can hold out-Blaster TFTM

Watch the birdy Laserbeak
  Reply With Quote
Old 2001-12-08, 11:07 PM   #8
Auntie Slag
Satisfaction guaranteed !
Auntie Slag's Avatar
Cambridge, UK

Here's my heroes in order of importance;

- Jazz (+ subspace pants)
- Hound
- Prime
- Bluestreak

These were the guy's who meant the most to me, and if I've got one billionth of their pazazz, then I'll be a happy camper!

Maybe we do get attracted to the transformers we most want to be like. I like a laugh, I like to think I'm laid back, and I like to think I can be responsible when necessary. I think that cover's all of these guys.

There's worse role models out there for young impressionable kids.



Auntie Slag is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 2001-12-08, 11:10 PM   #9
Registered User
Northern Ireland (Home Of The DeLorean!)

I have to admit that if I had to pick a character who was like me from TF, it would probably be someone like Huffer - one of the little guys who complains a lot - but always tries to get the job done.

I have to agree with Blaster_84 - Blaster is one of my favourite characters - simply because he has the coolest voice and lots of catchy lines. When i was small I always thought that Soundwave was the man because of his cold, unclouded in, he didn't allow himself to get distracted by silly things.

&lt;offical tea-boy&gt;

Kevin:You've got the wrong guy...I'm just a stupid keyboard player in a high school band...there's a million of me..."
Gwildor:Only one of you Kevin...only one of anybody!
dai-atlas2000 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 2001-12-08, 11:47 PM   #10

My fav guys were



Apparently if I were an Autobot I would be:

"I've never seen anything this beautiful in the entire galaxy--okay, give me the bomb." -Ultra Magnus
  Reply With Quote
Old 2001-12-09, 07:22 PM   #11
Official Energon Bitch
Reflector's Avatar
Lost in the supermarket

Originally posted by Weirdwolf and Monzo:
Each character has an individuality (well, except maybe Reflector and the like (no offense to the board member))

Hey, at least they're not Powerdashers...
My favorite character (contradicting my internet handle) has always been Skyfire, because of his role in Fire In The Sky. Yes, he's gullible. Yes, he chooses a side ignorant of the truth. But I love the fact that he has a conscience, and it's played very well for him. Of course, I think I may have chosen otherwise if I'd seen any of his subsequent appearances.


"Luckily, I'm immune to idiots." - Wes Holevinski
Sig presented by Skywarp the Omnificent of The TF Mausoleum
Reflector is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 2001-12-09, 08:15 PM   #12
Registered User
BlueBlaster's Avatar
Trollywood Asylum

Jazz and Blaster are my favorites from the autobot ranks,with their cool attitudes.
Starscream was the most interesting character from the Decepticons.He was the con who always wanted to be a leader and didn't do well,when he got the chance.
Soundwave was the con with the coolest voice.
Insecticons were funny,when they got to talk in the show,especially Shrapnel.


This is how Santa will see if you have been a nice person this year.
BlueBlaster is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 07:10 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

[TFArchive button]
Link graphics...

Or in FF, hit Ctrl+D.