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GoktimusPrime
8th February 2008, 04:51 PM
Today I was talking to a year 8 class about what the different letters for each class are meant to stand for. One kid apparently said that 8M stood for "8 Manchester United" so we were talking about what their class, 8T, could stand for. Everyone was stumped for a while... I was trying to think of a football team name start with T... couldn't think of any (even now the only one that comes to mind is Trinidad and Tobago).

Then one girl yelled out, "We're 8 Transformers!" Gold. :D

autobreadticon
8th February 2008, 09:43 PM
Goki ,you a teacher!!1. GOOD ON YA , infiltrating the school and educating the weak minded students.

SOON ALL KIDS WILL BECOME TRANSFANS!!!!!


edit - just realised 8=hate .maybe hahaha

Tiby
8th February 2008, 10:57 PM
Well done Goki! First Year 8, next: the world!!!

GoktimusPrime
9th February 2008, 08:29 AM
Last week a year 11 boy came up to me and told me that I'd "corrupted" his little brother because over the last Xmas/NY holiday break his brother wanted to buy a certain Transformer and their family spent days scouring shops looking for it and eventually could never find it. I just said, "eBay." :)

Soundwarp
9th February 2008, 10:14 AM
Hahahahahaha

Paulbot
14th April 2008, 10:47 PM
Did anybody notice that guy in the front row audience of "Good News Week" tonight wearing the Optimus Prime t-shirt? I did, because it was me. :)

STL
14th April 2008, 10:55 PM
You should've given us heads up! I rarely even watch TV.

roller
14th April 2008, 11:01 PM
i saw a little boy with a red KO shirt the other week, it had the 1986 movie poster on the fron to the shirt and had the RID tf logo

on the bus today someone had dropped 2 Tf jay jays tags on the floor


everyone in WA has tf and metallica tshirts, one guy at uni had a ko soundwave shirt that said he was an autobot. The guy wearing it didnt seem to care about the wrong info his shirt was sending out

Pulse
14th April 2008, 11:49 PM
Knockoff T-Shirts?

Now I've heard of everything.

SilverDragon
15th April 2008, 06:02 PM
I've been noticing loads of people with shirts depicting the faction insignias, mostly Decepticons. I saw one man with a blue shirt with Grimlock on it (incidentally I'd just seen a dinosaur exhibit at the museum). Once I saw a car which had Decepticon insignias on the windows. That is the only reason I want a car now.

Oh, and once I accidentally called my dog Grimlock, even though the two are nothing alike.

Paulbot
15th April 2008, 07:06 PM
I would have given warning but I was worried there'd be an embarassing shot of me. There wasn't, but my bright blue shirt made me stand out in the crowd shots.

I saw a car on the way home tonight at one of the train stations. It was a four wheel drive that looked like a '74 version of Movie Ratchet with an Autobot symbol on the back window. It wasn't Ratchet though because there was a Decepticon symbol on the window of the other side.

i_amtrunks
16th April 2008, 10:56 AM
Did anybody notice that guy in the front row audience of "Good News Week" tonight wearing the Optimus Prime t-shirt? I did, because it was me. :)

Nope, but I taped it.
Have to give it another watch through. Lucky for you Ross Noble is the funniest man alive.

I'd like to know where people are getting all these Transformers shirts from, I have most of the Jay Jays ones and the 2 Big W ones. Is Myer still selling their ones as well?

Pulse
16th April 2008, 11:12 AM
Is Myer still selling their ones as well?


The last time I saw a TF shirt in Myer, the only sizes left were Small & Medium. Yeah, that'll be right.

roller
16th April 2008, 12:53 PM
guy at uni just now with the official red autobot shirt

our library just got evacutated from a fire alarm or bomb alarm, bomb i think as people had helmets

Borgeman
16th April 2008, 05:11 PM
guy at uni just now with the official red autobot shirt

our library just got evacutated from a fire alarm or bomb alarm, bomb i think as people had helmets

maybe it was raining cats and dogs?

George

TheDirtyDigger
16th April 2008, 05:21 PM
I would have given warning but I was worried there'd be an embarassing shot of me

PB man you gotta not be self conscious! Confidence goes a massive long way.
Just let it all hang out like I do.
Sure there might be a couple of arrests and such but in the end you'll be happier.

Gotta post a pic of my Autobot car soon. He needs a name and I just cant come up with something appropriate.

autobreadticon
16th April 2008, 07:34 PM
Riding dirty......

"they see me rollin, they hating, they rolling there'll trying to catch me riding dirty, catch me riding dirty"

roller
16th April 2008, 07:47 PM
saw another guy at uni with a tf shirt

and

there is some 80s party happening on thursday and on the poster they had Shrapnel and a my little pony, i might go but 40 crowns to get in is a bit expensive and i owe lots of people money

roller
17th April 2008, 08:21 PM
saw another fellow at uni with an autobot tshirt

also saw 70s bumblebee on tv on car hoon show

Bartrim
22nd April 2008, 10:32 AM
Not sure if this goes here but I'll post it anyway.

Recently through the magic of facebook I found my best friend from primary school (We will call this fellow W). During primary school W and I were inseperable.In fact the teachers used to dread if one of us was sick because the other would be miserable for the day. This was a true childhood friendship. Like me W loved transformers.

Fast forward to high school. W and I are still best friends and understanding the politics of the high school jungle keep our love of transformers to the weekend as a matter of survival. We both start playing footy for the school and all is still well. Puberty hits, W grows up and out into a muscular good looking young man. I grow up not out (did not gain a kilo seriously) into a lanky akward teenager. I get cut from the footy team beacuse I am too thin. W falls into the popular crowd and even though I tagged along occasionaly I am forgotten. Halfway through year 11 when I leave school he simply gives me a "Alright, see you around" Our bestest friendship had turned into a casual "hey". A sad story.

Back to present day W makes me a friend on facebook. A few high school classmates have made me a friend (including my high school crush:o) I notice that with an odd exception alot of them haven't changed. They still change with the trends including W (and this finally brings me to my point) who has the usual trendy things listed under favourite movies/music/television. At the bottom of that he writes "I also like horror films and when robots change into stuff"

He still can not admit he likes transformers. Even though this guy was such a close friend of mine I can't help but be a little dissapointed that he hasn't been able to shrug off the high school politics after all these years:(

Pulse
22nd April 2008, 11:35 AM
"Highschool Politics"? I didn't even know such a thing existed. :confused:

"when robots change into stuff" someone living in denial, ay. :rolleyes:

roller
22nd April 2008, 12:42 PM
Want me to take him out Bart?

Bartrim
22nd April 2008, 01:20 PM
Want me to take him out Bart?

Well his facebook profile says he is in a relationship so I don't think he would agree to that Roller:p

dirge
22nd April 2008, 07:28 PM
I know what you mean, Bobby. I've come across many people who don't get past that high school "in crowd" mentality. They're more worried about looking good/hip than allowing themselves to be themselves. So sad ):

STL
22nd April 2008, 10:14 PM
I know what you mean, Bobby. I've come across many people who don't get past that high school "in crowd" mentality. They're more worried about looking good/hip than allowing themselves to be themselves. So sad ):

I don't want to defend it but I can certainly understand it. It's a very hard and high burden to carry. You don't want to be some level but at some point you become some involved and get lost in it. For me, it took me a while to come back to accepting "uncool" things as part of my life. Like TFs. Three years ago I got back into collecting and it was still underwraps for a while. Now I don't outright mention it but neither do I hold it back.

Bartrim
23rd April 2008, 09:21 AM
Well I'm like you STL when I meet someone I don't just automatically introduce myself as "Hi I'm Bobby a transformers collector" my display is on collection in my house should anyone come visit. What dissapoints me is said friend actually says "I like robots that change into stuff" but wont admit he likes Transformers. As dirge said it's so sad.

Geminii
28th April 2008, 11:21 PM
The last time I saw a TF shirt in Myer, the only sizes left were Small & Medium. Yeah, that'll be right.

The average Transfan has no use for a medium-sized belt? :)

roller
29th April 2008, 12:50 PM
The average Transfan has no use for a medium-sized belt? :)

correct :D

Tiby
16th July 2008, 06:43 PM
Today I was coming home from Sydney along the world-famous Sea Cliff Bridge, at good speed with the sunroof open. As I approached it, I could think of no other song to accompany me along the bridge other than "The Touch"! The curves of the northern suburbs made a great follow up too!

STL
16th July 2008, 11:04 PM
Today I was coming home from Sydney along the world-famous Sea Cliff Bridge, at good speed with the sunroof open. As I approached it, I could think of no other song to accompany me along the bridge other than "The Touch"! The curves of the northern suburbs made a great follow up too!

The worst one for me is "Dare" or "Hunger". I revert to my more... brazened... driving days. :D

Bartrim
17th July 2008, 09:03 AM
The worst one for me is "Dare" or "Hunger". I revert to my more... brazened... driving days. :D

I prefer "Nothings gonna stand in my way". That is the perfect song for me if I'm driving in a bad mood... Surprisingly I still have all my points on my licence.

Pulse
17th July 2008, 06:53 PM
For some reason, that "Dare To Be Stupid" song keeps floating around in my head at all times of the day... :D

(Maybe it's trying to tell me something? :confused:;))

Tiby
17th July 2008, 06:56 PM
Do it! Do it! Do it!

STL
17th July 2008, 10:53 PM
I prefer "Nothings gonna stand in my way". That is the perfect song for me if I'm driving in a bad mood... Surprisingly I still have all my points on my licence.

Oh yeah, that one gets me too. Especially at the point where Hot Rod would be fighting that Octopus in the movie.

Paulbot
17th July 2008, 10:57 PM
I think Dare is the worst for me, especially when it gets to the part of the song used in the movie when Hot Rod pilots the spaceship into Unicron's eye. I always speed up! :D

Bartrim
18th July 2008, 08:19 AM
Oh yeah, that one gets me too. Especially at the point where Hot Rod would be fighting that Octopus in the movie.

Squid dude...It's a squid (sorry with 4 generations of fishing in my family I can't let that slide:p)

GoktimusPrime
18th July 2008, 02:38 PM
Squids freak me out... especially considering that they rumble with freakin' sperm whales. (O_O) ...makes good sushi though. :)

roller
18th July 2008, 10:09 PM
saw a car at Kings Park today with 2 shiny decepticon logos on the front and rear of the white car

i wonder if it was 1Orions2manys manly man mobile?

roller
18th July 2008, 10:10 PM
saw a car at Kings Park today with 2 shiny decepticon logos on the front and rear of the white car

i wonder if it was 1Orions2manys manly man mobile?

1orion2many
21st July 2008, 02:39 PM
:eek:Decepticon symbols young Roller, Never in a million years:p. Now if they were Maximal or Autobot, well that and my car is silver gray:D. There is a car that floats around the gym I visit that has metal decepticon symbols on the side of the front panels. I have also noticed some of the younger guys now wearing TF t-shirts down at the gym, don't worry I was holding up my end with my Bumblebee movie t-shirt on:D.

Pulse
21st July 2008, 03:22 PM
There is a car that floats around the gym I visit that has metal decepticon symbols on the side of the front panels. I have also noticed some of the younger guys now wearing TF t-shirts down at the gym...


Who do they think they are? Wannabe Transfans or something? :p

(Don't they know that only a true Transfan is microchipped with a transformation cog? :confused: :D)

loophole
21st July 2008, 06:07 PM
well this is a car driven by a local down from way, its also got s chrome autobot symbol on the boot and a couple of stickers on each rear side glass its not infiltrating my life but it certainly infiltrates everyone elses.

GoktimusPrime
22nd July 2008, 01:22 PM
My car's not worth decaling but anyone who's ever been in my car will know that TF music is always playing. :D (what other kind of music is there?!?)

loophole
24th July 2008, 09:26 PM
both of my cars have decepticon decals on the windscreen and i am part ownership of a yellow escort which i wanna turn into Drag Strip but my dad wants Bumblebee so theres gonna be a bit of argueing over that one.

White_Noise
25th July 2008, 12:04 PM
I dont own a car, but I'm a regular on public transport. Despite that, there is a clear sign that transformers have infiltrated my life.

Between North Strathfield and Strathfield (NSW) on the Western side of the tracks, there is some building on Railcorp property that has a painted mural on it of a group of victorian styled terrace houses.

I swear that there is bluish looking one that resembles Frenzy/Rumble's head. I first realised this ages ago, and now I cant stop seeing it!


White_Noise

GoktimusPrime
25th July 2008, 04:10 PM
I have an Autobot insignia sticker on my backpack and I wear a Decepticon hat. I'm often garbed in TF shirts too. :D We need a TF jumper or jacket for winter.

P.S.: just remembered that Madman does sell TF jackets. :p

SilverDragon
28th July 2008, 09:28 PM
We were learning about cell division in Biology today, and apparently two stages of the interphase are called G1 and G2 (standing for growth).

It's probably the first time Transformers will ever assist me in remembering something. :D

GoktimusPrime
28th July 2008, 10:07 PM
I learnt half the English language from reading Transformers tech specs and comic books! :D

roller
12th August 2008, 12:25 PM
Season 1 Blackarachnia toy shows up in an episode of the singporean comedy 'Police and thief' It was being used as a toothbrush

Pulse
14th August 2008, 03:31 PM
I was driving home today & I started daydreaming that my car transformed and that I became a brainmaster & merged with it... :D :o

(I guess I dreamt I was a brainmaster because it would probably be a little painful to be a headmaster/targetmaster/godmaster etc.)

roller
15th August 2008, 09:23 AM
On that Sunrise show they had some spoilt rotten Peking kid who had heaps of movie characters and classics. They showd a shot of him transforming Barricade.

I only watched the show to peek the brunette :)

GoktimusPrime
15th August 2008, 09:54 AM
Spoilt TF collecting Asian kid?? Ggrrr! :p

roller
15th August 2008, 11:08 PM
Spoilt TF collecting Asian kid?? Ggrrr! :p

:D:D:D

The segment of the show was on the spoilt 'little emperor' children of todays Beijing. While the narrator spoke about how the parents dote on little chubby cheeks he was tranforming Barricade to robot mode and they showed a shelf full O movie and classics. No G1s!!! not a true fan!!!!:D;)

Pulse
15th August 2008, 11:14 PM
He didn't have any Machine Wars? that's disgusting... :D

STL
31st August 2008, 11:56 PM
I was at the big match between Hawthorn and Carlton on Saturday night. I wasn't sure what I should do when Buddy kicked his 100th goal for an instant. People started pouring over the sides and I was like go-no go and then remembered the part in TFM where Sam and Mikeala make the choice to hop in BB or not. It happened like a blurr and the next moment I was storming the fence!

jacksplatt11
1st September 2008, 12:04 AM
you had to think man? haha i woulda been out there in a flash.. wish i coulda been there.. there was a hella lot of ppl running out eh

STL
1st September 2008, 12:24 AM
you had to think man? haha i woulda been out there in a flash.. wish i coulda been there.. there was a hella lot of ppl running out eh

You have to realise I saw one of the first guys try to run on lose her pants. Before that they were rolling on and on with the $6,000 fine warnings and all that. I contemplated for a moment even if we did get on, couldn't they just later use video from the cameras to get the details of each of us later. :o

jacksplatt11
1st September 2008, 12:33 AM
haha yeah thats true, to be honest i woulda thought about it too, and as soon as i saw everyone else running on i woulda been out there also... about the fines, it was all just talk, and besides, all the security idly sat by as everyone ran out, some even opened up gates to let ppl out.. some of the more legally minded here would know more, but as far as i know thats entrapment?.. and you should be able to get off.. thats just what ive thought anyways..

STL
1st September 2008, 12:43 AM
haha yeah thats true, to be honest i woulda thought about it too, and as soon as i saw everyone else running on i woulda been out there also... about the fines, it was all just talk, and besides, all the security idly sat by as everyone ran out, some even opened up gates to let ppl out.. some of the more legally minded here would know more, but as far as i know thats entrapment?.. and you should be able to get off.. thats just what ive thought anyways..

my mate and I were actually discussing it afterwards when we caught up later that really the AFL is probably distancing itself from letting fans on b/c of potential legal implications. We live in a litigious world and they don't want to run that risk but in the spirit of the game they love that part of it. Demitriou you have to remember played for North back in the day and he knows what a feeling it is for all involved. That said though what my mate and I came up with though is that given we stormed the ground last night, next time the AFL is put on notice to have more security and measures in place from a legal point of view. The law of negligence basically requires the AFL to take reasonable steps to prevent possible harm and I think that if legal advisers have been in AFL macguffin's heads then they're probably gonna be in it the next time too so it might mean even more security next time.

But I agree, it certainly by the end of it looked like the security guards knew the whole drill for what would happen if we stormed the ground. I joked on my way to have a pee with one of them and he gave me a wry smile and said, he reckon they put up a fair effort.

Anyone on a TF note, I felt kinda lame for thinking of a TF moment at a crunch moment. I told my mates afterwards and I copped a bit o' slock

TheDirtyDigger
1st September 2008, 10:21 AM
It happened like a blurr

Transformers have infiltrated STL's life so much he spells words incorrectly to match TF names.
:D

STL
1st September 2008, 01:02 PM
Transformers have infiltrated STL's life so much he spells words incorrectly to match TF names.
:D

Are you on octane or something? :D

Pulse
1st September 2008, 01:48 PM
Are you on octane or something? :D

He must have drank too much energon or something... ;)

TheDirtyDigger
1st September 2008, 02:05 PM
Are you on octane or something? :D

Uhhh 'blurr' is generally spelt 'blur' in common usage.


He must have drank too much energon or something...

HAHA! Good one! Killing it man!

STL
1st September 2008, 11:18 PM
Uhhh 'blurr' is generally spelt 'blur' in common usage.


http://www.warmbutter.com/films/oyh/images/oyh-title.gif

:p

Bartrim
7th September 2008, 07:52 PM
He needs a hat with hands to catch all those things over his head lol:D

Back on topic while washing up to today I had my ipod playing through it' speaker system. It was on shuffle so random songs were playing when "Dare to be Stupid" comes on. My wife walks through the kitchen and tries to sing along "Gotta keep moving":o

STL
8th September 2008, 11:14 PM
Didn't know where else to put this but didn't wantto start a new thread... I lost my TFs last week. From the Wed lunch meet, I picked up TFC06 and a buncha Myclones as well as Ratchet/Ironhide heads. I kept them in a box and then proceeded to head for the train station. Got on the train, switched on my laptop and started doing some work. Then I looked down for my new acquisitions thinking of adding them to the DB while I rode him and to my shock horror they weren't there.

I got off at the next stop and dashed to the other side. I caught the next train in to get back to the station in the City where I thought I left it. Then great ol' public transport got busted down and I sat on a train between Victoria Park and Clifton Hill station for an hour. Anxious and annoyed. The stupid driver kept saying 5 mins, another 5 mins, it should only take another 5 mins and so on. It was pretty damned infuriating. We finally get to the damn city over an hour later to the station and there's no sign of it. I ask customer service both sides if anyone saw anything and they replied no. I backtracked to my comic shop where I'd last visited and surprise surprise the owner says to me before I even ask that he has something that must be mine. And I have no idea how relieved I must've looked.

I'm forgetful often enough these days but this was really pushing it!

GoktimusPrime
9th September 2008, 08:43 AM
zomg! That's hectic! I'm glad it worked out in the end for you though. :)

iceburn
9th September 2008, 09:04 AM
sheesh..that would have scared the hell out of me..
glad you found it STL...

Pulse
9th September 2008, 10:34 AM
I think you may have your priorities a little mixed up... :D

1) TFs

2) Normal Life

When #2 gets in the way of #1, insanity ensures... :p

Paulbot
9th September 2008, 12:35 PM
STL, what a drama! How many comics did you pick up to not notice the TF box was left behind? :)

Oh and you still have my She-Hulk Trade right??

Stompy
9th September 2008, 12:45 PM
Glad it worked out STL. Life is strange like that. They make you worry and worry (hour delay at station) and then some nice person immediately knows it's yours. Bring back some faith to strangers.

TF have definately infiltrated my life. I used to collect mainly Gundam kits (mainly for the building side) but they became dust collectors and far too fragile to play with. Lego have satiated my thirst for building and TF my thirst for robots to fiddle with. Within a year the TF figures have surpassed my Gundam collection (which now dumped carelessly in boxes) and take precedence as TF are actually highly playable due to conversion fun and impressive to display.

GoktimusPrime
20th October 2008, 06:06 PM
Here's a touch of irony - I had to tell off a kid for playing with a Transformer in detention!

I had uniform detention supervision today and I noticed one boy playing with a Happy Meal Animated Ratchet... I don't think he was even aware of what he was playing with.

"Put Ratchet away!"
"What?"
"I said put Ratchet away."
"Put what away?"
"Ratchet. Put Ratchet away."
"Is that its name? What's its name?"
"His name is Ratchet. Now put it away."
"Ratchet? I didn't even know that was its name..." (puts toy away)

Man... had it happened in class or in the playground I might've tried to start up a conversation about Transformers... but as it was in detention I just had to make him put the toy away and sit there quietly for the rest of the half-lunch (I detained him for a few minutes more because he tried talking with someone else in detention).

First time I had to make a choice between my professionalism and my Transfandom and while the former quickly won the irony wasn't lost on me. :D

roller
21st December 2008, 11:25 AM
So last night/early this morning

im at a pub called "the loft" With 2 lady friends:)

and i was wearing my super new cool movie black n blue sparkly optimus shirt

Then over yonder i spied a man with a red and black movie optimus shirt

i would have gone over in other circumstances and started a killer conversation regarding transformers, but to keep my new normal friends of the scent i didn't.

"To keep his collection a surprise, Roller lies, he's a transformers fan in disguise!"

:D

so was it anyone here? Or just another poser?

GoktimusPrime
21st December 2008, 11:29 AM
You hide your Transfandom from mundaners? For shame!

roller
21st December 2008, 11:52 AM
just this one time

and besides i had a tf shirt on, thats close enough to revealing the driving force behind my continued existence

GoktimusPrime
21st December 2008, 11:58 AM
...on Thursday night my wife and I went out for dinner and I was kinda annoyed at myself because although I was wearing a TF shirt and hat, I'd forgotten to take a TF toy to carry around in my hand! So I had to endure dining without a TF toy on the table - can you believe it?!

STL
23rd December 2008, 11:19 PM
...on Thursday night my wife and I went out for dinner and I was kinda annoyed at myself because although I was wearing a TF shirt and hat, I'd forgotten to take a TF toy to carry around in my hand! So I had to endure dining without a TF toy on the table - can you believe it?!

:confused: You actually do this? I thought it was just in jest? How does your wife react? My missus would kick my sorry tush if I did. :eek:

GoktimusPrime
24th December 2008, 08:16 AM
She doesn't mind.

TF Pride FTW!

dirge
24th December 2008, 09:51 AM
Yes, he does... fairly often.

Golden Phoenix
24th December 2008, 07:06 PM
...on Thursday night my wife and I went out for dinner and I was kinda annoyed at myself because although I was wearing a TF shirt and hat, I'd forgotten to take a TF toy to carry around in my hand! So I had to endure dining without a TF toy on the table - can you believe it?!

http://www.majhost.com/gallery/jimmey-11/other/1177909220953xn5.jpg

SilverDragon
27th December 2008, 05:57 PM
...on Thursday night my wife and I went out for dinner and I was kinda annoyed at myself because although I was wearing a TF shirt and hat, I'd forgotten to take a TF toy to carry around in my hand! So I had to endure dining without a TF toy on the table - can you believe it?!

...um...okay...

I tend to leave mine at home, so that there's room for things like food.

GoktimusPrime
27th December 2008, 06:43 PM
You would have to eat a _lot_ of food if you can't fit one toy on the table. ;) We went to a Vietnamese Restaurant today for lunch - Energon Hot Shot was on the table. Yesterday we had Japanese and Animated Grimlock was on the table. :D

jacksplatt11
27th December 2008, 06:44 PM
You're one crazy kid, Gokster

roller
27th December 2008, 07:27 PM
today i was at work

and i was at the little water and plastic cup thing

some little boy had the 70s bumblebee, so i grabbed it and ran out the door.





Nah not really :D


i said "Nice Bumblebee" and he said "Yeah" and i said "I collect them" and he said "So do i" then i said " nice work mate" and then i went off, i would have spoken longer with him, but i decided that a female friend :) was more needing of my time:D

roller
9th March 2009, 08:55 PM
Gee that font looks familiar


http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa210/Rollerforce/DSCN2674.jpg

its from Saturdays Fremantle Herald

loophole
9th March 2009, 10:06 PM
nice one there Roller, i also forgot to mention there was an episode of the Biggest Loser where they were racing around the Sydney airport for whatever reason but if you look closely in one scene theres a guy in a green Optimus Prime T-Shirt in the background, and what makes it even better its ME!! :p

Tiby
9th March 2009, 10:59 PM
nice one there Roller, i also forgot to mention there was an episode of the Biggest Loser where they were racing around the Sydney airport for whatever reason but if you look closely in one scene theres a guy in a green Optimus Prime T-Shirt in the background, and what makes it even better its ME!! :p

Well done! Represent!

roller
9th March 2009, 11:13 PM
im after one of those green megatron shirts

they so sexy like AHM covers

Gutsman Heavy
10th March 2009, 12:19 PM
some new horrible piece of music from hip hop medicore group Black Eyed Peas has a cybertron reference, however the lyrics have it spelt as 'cyber-trone' sneaky.

Paulbot
10th March 2009, 12:29 PM
im after one of those green megatron shirts

they so sexy like AHM covers

If Hutch is reading this he should know I'd love the AHM covers on t-shirts.

klystron
10th March 2009, 04:08 PM
(dont flame me for this...)
"Farmer wants a wife" TV show on Ch9, one of the prospective wives is a not-too-shabby dance instructor called Riley. She was wearing a black Decepticon t-shirt. The Farmer should marry her!

Not really sure why I felt compelled to post this here...

loophole
10th March 2009, 04:40 PM
wow i saw that too and said that to my mates when i saw it they gave me a weird look "p

Paulbot
11th March 2009, 03:48 PM
The number one search term in February on the website I manage was Soundwave.

I assume this has something to do with that music festival though!

Bartrim
11th March 2009, 04:57 PM
You would have to eat a _lot_ of food if you can't fit one toy on the table. ;) We went to a Vietnamese Restaurant today for lunch - Energon Hot Shot was on the table. Yesterday we had Japanese and Animated Grimlock was on the table. :D

How do you decide who comes to dinner Gok?

loophole
11th March 2009, 05:46 PM
The number one search term in February on the website I manage was Soundwave.

I assume this has something to do with that music festival though!

last year someone asked me if i was going to Soundwave and i was like huh isnt that a transformer i was very confused at first :D

GoktimusPrime
11th March 2009, 06:31 PM
How do you decide who comes to dinner Gok?
It's something I often wrestle with whenever I go outside. I can spend quite some time standing in my TF room trying to quickly decide, often with my wife waiting at the door... I don't take long to get dressed, but I can ages trying to pick a toy to bring! :p

Lord_Zed
11th March 2009, 07:15 PM
I imagine you have to pick one that matches your outfit for the evening.

jacksplatt11
11th March 2009, 07:31 PM
I imagine you have to pick one that matches your outfit for the evening.

Oh yeah, when you're carrying a TF around with you and to tea, the last thing you want is for it to look out of place... :p

roller
13th March 2009, 06:27 PM
last night there was a news report on kindy students, i think it was on channel 7 late news, one of the kids had a movie optimus shirt on.

Thanatos
13th March 2009, 06:52 PM
You know Paulbot, I almost wore my Soundwave (TF) shirt to Soundwave (festival). Which btw, was an awesome festival :D

As for your "bringing a toy" to dinner thing Gok. I seem to remember growing out of that when I was about 6 and my parents told me that it wasn't appropriate. Why keep doing it? Why doesn't your wife mind? Don't take that offensively I just think it's a little odd.

GoktimusPrime
13th March 2009, 10:29 PM
No offence taken. :) My parents told me that I was too old for Transformers practically the moment I started collecting them. 'Sif I'd stop now.

To me, my passion for Transformers has become kind of tribalistic - akin to the way some people barrack for their sports teams. For a long time, I was happy to just wear TF clothes a lot. When I was a university student I often brought a TF toy with me every day on campus.

Here's me playing with Transformers at the Keith Burrows building (http://www.venuesandevents.unsw.edu.au/venues/theatres/KBT.html) foyer.
http://www.geocities.com/planetsabretron/photo_setup.jpg

After I graduated I kinda toned down a while - content to simply be seen with TF clothes and just occasionally bringing a TF with me (usually when I'm going to be meeting another Transfan). But ever since the live action movie came out Transformers has become chic and mainstream... so now we see people wearing TF clothes and symbols on their cars, but it doesn't mean that they're necessarily real fans (yeah, the definition of "fan" is subjective, I know). So now I carry a TF toy almost everywhere I go, even if I'm not going to be meeting any TF fans. Just earlier tonight my wife and I went out for dinner - I brought Fizzle with me. ;)

To me, it marks me as a true TF fan. You don't have to be a TF fan to wear TF clothes and have TF logos on your car these days - but I think if you actually collect and play with the toys, then yeah, you're a fan. Basically, it makes me stand out as a "true" fan and not just another schmuck in a TF shirt.

I've always worn my TF hat to work - which people see me wearing on the way to the staffroom and if I'm outdoors for sport. I now wear TF belts. The kids have been noticing it and think it's cool. One of my colleagues noticed it just this afternoon. As we were debriefing at the end of the day, one of them pointed at me and yelled out, "He's wearing a Transformers belt!" and started laughing. :) I also carry all my stationery in a TF pencil case too.

As for my wife, she doesn't mind... most of the time. :p She gets more frustrated when I'm taking too long trying to choose which toy to bring, or when I freak out realising that I've left the house without a toy (and tells me NOT to turn around and go back home for one :p). She gets a bit embarrassed when I play with my toy in crowded public places (I donít do that often, I usually just hold the toy in my hand)

It's funny... if I displayed this level of tribalistic passion for a sports team - wearing that team's clothes all the time, having their logo on my car, carrying a ball with their logo on me etc.; people would recognise I'm a fan but not think that I'm odd or strange. But when I do it for a toyline then suddenly it's "weird."

jacksplatt11
13th March 2009, 10:35 PM
But when I do it for a toyline then suddenly it's "weird."

I wonder why ;)

GoktimusPrime
14th March 2009, 07:21 AM
Well, I'm a Transfan and damn proud. If anyone else has a problem with it they can kiss my rubsign. (;

roller
16th March 2009, 11:13 PM
in todays Western Australian

there was some info on Megan Foxs current dating, and the pic they used was her from the press conference at Redfern all those years ago, you can see Megatron in the background

klystron
17th March 2009, 03:10 PM
wish megan fox would infliltrate my life... :D:D:D:D

GoktimusPrime
17th March 2009, 04:33 PM
I had a year 10 class today and I didn't have the class roll so I passed around a piece of paper and told them all to write their names on it. I also specifically said, "No fake names." In spite of this the kids wrote the following names:

OPTIMUS PRIME
Megatron
CHUCK NORRIS

SilverDragon
17th March 2009, 05:08 PM
In school, whenever there's talk of something combining or merging, I immediately think "into Devastator!". Or Bruticus.