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    (Original post by The_Opinion)
    They have the CPZ's for the pushing robots already, I just think that it is stupid when a great machine like Razor gets eliminated as a result of a hole in the floor.
    Despite the fact Razer is one of the most notorious 'grab and pit' robots of the original run?







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    One thing this series is lacking is Refbot!

    Said no-one ever, glad they just brought back the classic four and none of the later ones

    I agree about Thor though, seriously good experienced robot and seriously good experienced driver, he absolutely battered Shockwave in the head to head yet upset in the final, Shockwave wasn't the worst robot in the competition by any stretch, but I think Thor would have stood a much better chance in the Grand Final.

    Mostly enjoying the series so far, there have been one or two downsides, like already said, there's a bit of odd, awkward editing with close-ups of the audience or teams in the middle of the fight and it's a shame it's such a short series this time, but I've liked it so far and I'm hoping there'll be one or two more oldies coming back in the rest of the series, I'd love to see Chaos 2 or Hypnodisc back.
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    (Original post by AngryJellyfish)
    Despite the fact Razer is one of the most notorious 'grab and pit' robots of the original run?







    Often when they were battering the opposition anyway.
    (Original post by Olie)
    One thing this series is lacking is Refbot!

    Said no-one ever, glad they just brought back the classic four and none of the later ones

    I agree about Thor though, seriously good experienced robot and seriously good experienced driver, he absolutely battered Shockwave in the head to head yet upset in the final, Shockwave wasn't the worst robot in the competition by any stretch, but I think Thor would have stood a much better chance in the Grand Final.

    Mostly enjoying the series so far, there have been one or two downsides, like already said, there's a bit of odd, awkward editing with close-ups of the audience or teams in the middle of the fight and it's a shame it's such a short series this time, but I've liked it so far and I'm hoping there'll be one or two more oldies coming back in the rest of the series, I'd love to see Chaos 2 or Hypnodisc back.
    I wonder why they did not enter, the same for Mortis, that expensive Axe robot.
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    (Original post by The_Opinion)
    They have the CPZ's for the pushing robots already, I just think that it is stupid when a great machine like Razor gets eliminated as a result of a hole in the floor.
    Agreed, I have fond memories of Razer. It's actually one of the few robots (aside from the house ones) that I remember. Too bad it ended that way.
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    (Original post by Olie)
    One thing this series is lacking is Refbot!

    Said no-one ever, glad they just brought back the classic four and none of the later ones

    I agree about Thor though, seriously good experienced robot and seriously good experienced driver, he absolutely battered Shockwave in the head to head yet upset in the final, Shockwave wasn't the worst robot in the competition by any stretch, but I think Thor would have stood a much better chance in the Grand Final.

    Mostly enjoying the series so far, there have been one or two downsides, like already said, there's a bit of odd, awkward editing with close-ups of the audience or teams in the middle of the fight and it's a shame it's such a short series this time, but I've liked it so far and I'm hoping there'll be one or two more oldies coming back in the rest of the series, I'd love to see Chaos 2 or Hypnodisc back.
    Sir Killalot wasn't one of the four original house robots. Sgt Bash was. :moon:

    I really miss Refbot, or at least having an easily obvious way of counting out robots. Though they'd have had to really beef up Refbot if they brought it back, and I'll admit two huge house robots in the arena at once is probably enough.

    There's four old but upgraded robots coming back in the next episode, plus another old team with an all-new machine. :yes:
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    Wheely big cheese needs to come back :moon:
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    (Original post by AngryJellyfish)
    Sir Killalot wasn't one of the four original house robots. Sgt Bash was. :moon:

    I really miss Refbot, or at least having an easily obvious way of counting out robots. Though they'd have had to really beef up Refbot if they brought it back, and I'll admit two huge house robots in the arena at once is probably enough.

    There's four old but upgraded robots coming back in the next episode, plus another old team with an all-new machine. :yes:
    The little kid from Bigger Brother hasn't changed one little bit :lol:
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    has it started yet? or are we waiting on a date?
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    (Original post by Deyesy)
    The little kid from Bigger Brother hasn't changed one little bit :lol:
    That was my immediate thought when looking at Or Te's page, but Joe Watts isn't in this year's team (he'd be in his 20s now :zomg:). I think that's a younger brother, only twelve, so might not even have been born when Series 7 aired. :p:

    ...unless they cryogenically froze him for all these years. :zomg:
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    (Original post by Alextaylor6)
    has it started yet? or are we waiting on a date?
    It started two weeks ago! ^_^

    (Original post by AngryJellyfish)
    That was my immediate thought when looking at Or Te's page, but Joe Watts isn't in this year's team (he'd be in his 20s now :zomg:). I think that's a younger brother, only twelve, so might not even have been born when Series 7 aired. :p:

    ...unless they cryogenically froze him for all these years. :zomg:
    Jesus Christ. That's showing our age :lol:
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    (Original post by Alextaylor6)
    has it started yet? or are we waiting on a date?
    The first episode aired a couple of weeks back. Ep 3 is 8 PM on Sunday. You can still catch the two that have aired on iPlayer, though. :yes:
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    (Original post by AngryJellyfish)
    The first episode aired a couple of weeks back. Ep 3 is 8 PM on Sunday. You can still catch the two that have aired on iPlayer, though. :yes:
    (Original post by Deyesy)
    It started two weeks ago! ^_^



    Jesus Christ. That's showing our age :lol:
    fuuuk I've been missing out XD, time to go watch
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    (Original post by Alextaylor6)
    fuuuk I've been missing out XD, time to go watch
    Two hours of back to back Robot Wars
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    (Original post by Salamandastron)
    Wheely big cheese needs to come back :moon:
    I remember they took a battering from hypnodisc, imagine what Carbide would do!
    Think the time has come where exposed wheels are a big no no.


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    Shockwave build video.

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    And for anyone who wanted to see more of Chimera in action:



    It's quite effective against wood and thin plastic - two things most robots don't use as armour these days. :p:
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    Episode 3 preview from the BBC - we have a wooden, petrol driven robot, everybody!

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    (Original post by AngryJellyfish)
    Episode 3 preview from the BBC - we have a wooden, petrol driven robot, everybody!

    I REALLY hope we have a really powerful spinner in that heat! The damage would just be catastrophic :teehee:

    (Original post by AngryJellyfish)
    And for anyone who wanted to see more of Chimera in action:



    It's quite effective against wood and thin plastic - two things most robots don't use as armour these days. :p:
    Looks just like one from the old days!!


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    (Original post by dhr90)
    I REALLY hope we have a really powerful spinner in that heat! The damage would just be catastrophic :teehee:
    We have Supernova, which wasn't a bad spinner at all by Series 6-7 standards, and will hopefully have had some upgrades.
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    (Original post by AngryJellyfish)
    Episode 3 preview from the BBC - we have a wooden, petrol driven robot, everybody!

    wood + petrol + fire pit =
 
 
 
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