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Ok, maybe it was just me, and maybe it was just GM's attempt to bash foreign cars, but i saw WAY too many BMW's getting destroyed in that movie. I specifically saw 3 with euro tages on them, a 740il, and at least a couple others. I really think its GM's pathetic attempt to make bmw's look bad :rofl:

other than that i thought it was one of the most graphically pleasing movies ever.
 

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I think I will need a new brain if I watch that movie, which i anticipate is pure garbage. :) Shame on beemers being destroyed though (so my fears are confirmed, its not a good movie if they kill beemers).

Die Hard 4 had a few featured in as well, a new 3, an old 7, and previous gen 7.
 

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Ok, maybe it was just me, and maybe it was just GM's attempt to bash foreign cars, but i saw WAY too many BMW's getting destroyed in that movie. I specifically saw 3 with euro tages on them, a 740il, and at least a couple others. I really think its GM's pathetic attempt to make bmw's look bad :rofl:

other than that i thought it was one of the most graphically pleasing movies ever.
hahhahhaha, i noticed the same thing hahaha

theres the one 7 in the junk yard that gets stomped, and then later there is the one on the side of the road that gets hit during the end
 

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Took my 4 yr old to see it . The movie was fantastic, the CGI was realistic and the action non stop. I will go see it again and look for the German vehicle destruction, I really did not notice it. I was too busy looking at the robots and oh yes. her.
yeah megan fox sure look gorgous....
 

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I thought it was a great movie. Most of the people who didn't appreciate it that I saw were kids who never saw the original series.
I did notice the amount of BMWs getting killed through the movie. Maybe Chevy wanted to make a point...

I definitely recommend it.
 

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Heh, picked up this on ebay at work today :D

I loved that thing!!! I think i will have to grab me one of those too. I will admit though... the old school camaro is way cooler than the 08 camaro.
 

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i noticed that aswell. I had a sook to the girl and she told me to shut up and bimmers are crap:rofl:
But when the Pontaic/monaro gets sliced in half she was devestated and i told her to get "over it"

She wasnt impressed. Didnt last thu:thumbup:
 

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Ok, maybe it was just me, and maybe it was just GM's attempt to bash foreign cars, but i saw WAY too many BMW's getting destroyed in that movie. I specifically saw 3 with euro tages on them, a 740il, and at least a couple others. I really think its GM's pathetic attempt to make bmw's look bad :rofl:

other than that i thought it was one of the most graphically pleasing movies ever.
Good graphics yes, but I didn't think too much of the movie. When the new Camaro first appeared I thought it was a Charger or Mustank. Pace of the film was much too fast for me.:)
 

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I've been wanting to go see the movie myself, but I'm a little annoyed with the makers of the movie. Bumblebee was not a Camaro in the ORIGINAL series of toys OR cartoons. He was'nt even close to a Camaro. He was a VW Bug. That irks me to no end since I am a long time fan and previous owner of 2 bugs and a beetle, not to mention the camper I had as well.
 

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Good graphics yes, but I didn't think too much of the movie. When the new Camaro first appeared I thought it was a Charger or Mustank. Pace of the film was much too fast for me.:)
That's funny... most people say it took a while to really escalate, at a whopping 2 hours and 30 minutes. I personally thought it was fantastic. My friend and I saw it together, and both of us are BMW enthusiasts. When he saw that 740iL he anticipated its destruction and said... "Oh no... not the 740. NOO!!"
 

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I've been wanting to go see the movie myself, but I'm a little annoyed with the makers of the movie. Bumblebee was not a Camaro in the ORIGINAL series of toys OR cartoons. He was'nt even close to a Camaro. He was a VW Bug. That irks me to no end since I am a long time fan and previous owner of 2 bugs and a beetle, not to mention the camper I had as well.
Bumblebee's personality was all whacked up too, he was spose to be a little kid trying to prove himself, kinda sorta. In this movie he actually had a teenage/adult personality. Also the guy that was the solstice (the black car with the "gangsta" voice) was actually a minivan with a gun turret out the back. Things changed just a bit in this movie, but overall I enjoyed it. Also working at a Movie Theatre :)() most of the people's reactions coming out of the movie have been positive so... id say its at least a B to B+ in my book. :thumbup:
 

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When he saw that 740iL he anticipated its destruction and said... "Oh no... not the 740. NOO!!"
I did the EXACT same thing :rofl:
 

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No matter what, it's still cool that they took a chance and made what was one of the best cartoons when I was growing up into a live action movie. I'm going to see it soon... Maybe even tonight.
 

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Geico insurance letter to Optimus

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Dear Mr. Prime,

We have received your accident-claim reports for the month of June-they total 27. I regret to inform you that GEICO will not be able to reimburse you for any of those repairs. I feel that I have sent the same letter to you once a month for the last six months, and I am now sending it again.

Since becoming a GEICO customer in January of this year, you have reported 131 accidents, requesting reimbursement for repairs necessitated by each one. You have claimed not to be responsible in any of them, usually listing the cause of the accident as either "Sneak attack by Decepticons" or "Unavoidable damage caused by protecting freedom for all sentient beings."

The only repairs for which you were reimbursed were the replacement of a cracked fender and a headlight, required after a Mr. I. Ron Hide backed his van into your truck; these cost $1,286.63. Our own investigation concluded that you were not at fault and that Mr. Hide had been drinking prior to the accident. Though police were unable to test his blood-alcohol level-Mr. Hide claimed that it would be impossible for police to examine his blood-alcohol content with a Breathalyzer, because he "doesn't breathe"-under Washington-state law, refusal to take a Breathalyzer test is equivalent to returning a result above the legal level.

But, I repeat, those were the only repairs for which you have been reimbursed, and it was a very minor accident in comparison to your other claims. I mention a few to illustrate the larger trend:

$379,431.34 requested reimbursement for repairs to your truck cabin. You claimed the damage was caused by attacking fighter jets.

$665,789.11 requested reimbursement for repairs to your trailer. You claimed the damage was caused by a giant mechanical scorpion, which I can only assume is some amusement-park ride, although I question the wisdom of bringing your mobile home so close to such dangerous equipment.

$6,564,239.44 requested reimbursement for repairs to a truck part called the "Autobot Matrix of Leadership." You stated this occurred in "an ultimate confrontation between good and evil," with a Ms. Meg Atron and a Mr. U. Nicron causing the damage in question. Mr. Prime, I have checked every known car- and truck-part catalog published in the United States and have found nothing even resembling that part, never mind any part so expensive. Whatever disagreements you had with Ms. Atron and Mr. Nicron, I suggest that next time you either settle things peaceably or leave your Autobot Matrix of Leadership at home so it doesn't break. GEICO does not cover Autobot Matrix of Leaderships.
And the list goes on. Mr. Prime, I am going to remind you again: Your policy with GEICO only reimburses you for accidents that occur while you are engaged in the reasonable use of your truck and trailer. As I told you when you originally purchased the policy, GEICO does not offer Megatron coverage, Starscream coverage, Soundwave coverage, Decepticon coverage, or Energon-blast coverage. Those are just not the types of damages we would expect from reasonable use.

To sum up, GEICO has been unable to reimburse you for any repairs, but due to the high number of accidents you have been a party to this month, combined with the many accidents you have had in the preceding five months, your premium has increased to $235,567.50 per month. While that may seem like a lot, I remind you that it is a savings of $137 over Progressive and $98 over State Farm. Please have your check into our main office by the end of July.

Regards,

Simon Furman
GEICO Agent
 
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