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Old 14th January 2018, 04:58 PM
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The Gobots called. They want their names back. Oh. Wait...
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Old 14th January 2018, 06:50 PM
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You missed the best one - Prowl 2.

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It's Robots In Disguise. They gave us other choice names like...
* Race Exertion Vehicle (R.E.V.)
* X-Brawn
* Ro-Tor
* Wicked Attack Reconnaissance Sports Car (W.A.R.S. - don't ask me were "cars" went in this acronym)
* Side Burn
* Skid-Z!
* Mirage GT
* Sky-Byte. Cos ya know... umm... shark... bytes of data... in the sky?
* Wind Sheer. No that's not a typo, that's actually how they spelt it.
* Nightcruz. No, not "cruise," 'cruz.' Totally different meaning!
* Slapper (which in British English slang refers to a woman of loose morals)
* Movor (is that pronounced "moo-vor" or "mow-vor"?)
* Mega-Octane (although in hindsight this is way better than Tankor)
* Smokejumper - there's nothing inherently wrong with this name, but it seems completely irrelevant to the toy/character. A smokejumper is a firefighter who parachutes into bushfires. I doubt that they do it from supersonic jet fighters though.

RiD wasn't the best series for new names. Although Armourhide and Darkscream were pretty good.
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Old 15th January 2018, 12:00 AM
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You missed the best one - Prowl 2.
lol Cos the one thing that Prowl desperately needed was a sequel.
Although I do like how they've retconned Prowl 2 to explain why Prowl appears in The Headmasters.
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Old 19th January 2018, 04:32 PM
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I just looked up what he looks like. He really should be called LeMansus as he's a LMP car not a NASCAR. Apparently Hasbro can't tell the difference between a Porsche 962 and a crappy Chevrolet.
Surely ONE of them woul've played SEGA's Daytona game in their life???? Crikey, what a shambles
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Old 20th January 2018, 01:37 PM
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Damn it. My local Kmart and Big W have both restocked TR this week. The shelves were almost completely bear of TR now there's a ton of it.
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