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Just a thought, as it got to the Heat Final, whereas the other robots got to the second round, shouldn't Tetanus Booster be the main robot of this article? User:Llamaman201 (talk) 20:57, 9 July 2009 (UTC)

"Tetanus Booster" is just an extension of the original name Tetanus, and we always use the base name in cases like these. The only exception is Chaos 2, because the 2nd version was radically better than the first. RA2; aka Resetti's Replicas. (My Talk) 20:16, 9 July 2009 (UTC)
Ah okay. User:Llamaman201 (talk) 21:18, 9 July 2009 (UTC)
Yes, RA2 is right. He was right about Chaos 2, but also Dominator 2 and Thermidor 2. Consult the style guide if you're confused. Toon Ganondorf (t c) 00:10, 10 July 2009 (UTC)

TeamEdit

Even if Sumpthing's team is called Tetanus, why can't this still be Team Tetanus? Llamaman201 (talk) 19:51, October 15, 2009 (UTC)

I think it would get confusing myself. Let's see what the others think. Helloher (talk) 19:52, October 15, 2009 (UTC)
There are no pages with that name, so there is no problem. Toon Ganondorf (t c) 20:20, October 15, 2009 (UTC)
There will be for Tetanus and Flip Flop Fly team page, but that would have a page, whereas Sumpthing wouldn't. Llamaman201 (talk) 20:22, October 15, 2009 (UTC)
Precisely. I didnt think of Flip Flop Fly. If needs be, we'll make a note on the page saying that its not Sumpthing's team. Toon Ganondorf (t c) 23:03, October 15, 2009 (UTC)

Chatted with Conrad Snook Edit

And boy, was it worth it! Not only was Conrad very pleasant to chat with, he also revealed some interesting details regarding his time on Robot Wars. Let's get to it:

  • First, I asked about Flip Flop Fly, particularly about its audition and its controversial victory over Wild Willy. Not much was said about the audition, but Conrad did express his opinion over the Wild Willy battle.
"People may not like it but it was the same rules as in every series. We were still mobile, only just but by definition we were mobile. Willie drive away from being on the spike and drive in the pit. Not the most exciting battle but nether the less we won fair and square according to the rules. We are good friends with the wild willie team. We shared the arena with them years later when they had Cyrax"
— Conrad Snook
  • I then requested information about the Series 3 behind-the-scenes incident, although he had no knowledge that it even happened (which to be fair, I am glad he did not witness during filming, considering his age at the time!).
  • Next, I wanted to know whether the team tried to enter Series 4. Turns out, they did! With another variation of Tetanus. However...
"Ahh yes, we did build a machine for season 4 but it set on fire in testing a couple of days before the audition and we couldn't get the parts to fix it in time. Gutted! lol. It was tetanus. Basically tetanus as you know it with the red and yellow stripes, just weapon was slightly different"
— Conrad Snook
  • But perhaps the biggest bit of information that Conard disclosed was Tetanus' qualifier battle for Series 5. It faced Terrorhurtz, in the axe machine's debut fight... and WON!
"Erm yeah....I can remember the first one very well as I regularly chat about it with my dad. Tetanus had its first ever fight against Terrorhurtz. It was terrorhurtz first ever fight...although they would have been automatically through to the to show with Killerhurtz as a seed, they had the do the qualifiers as it was an unproven new robot. I really wish that fight was on film.... Imagine the arena completely bare...no house robots, no grinders on, no flames etc and the pit button wasn't active. As luck had it the design of tetanus was perfect against terrorhurtz. They fit perfectly into our lifter/crusher. This was before terrorhurtz had that metal scoop/wedge at the front. So he drove at us and we scooped him up, while lifted he was immobile and we could carry him around easily. We would back up and drive into the pit release tyre (just to show we had control) then we would drop him over the pit square (even tho the pit didn't drop, to show we could have won). We did this a number of times while taking no damage for his axe. Then the last time we picked him up up we really squeezed hard and twisted him up about to make the regulated for his axe break and his co2 bottle burst and terrorhurtz was ok frozen up inside his polycarbonate body and instantly stopped working. We undeniably won hands down."
— Conrad Snook
  • Conrad revealed something humourous about Terrorhurtz's attempt to qualify for Series 5: No one else wanted to face it.
"No other robot wanted to fight terrorhurtz. Lots of them were changing batteries and doing pointless work in their bots so they could say they weren't ready and could dodge fighting terrorhurtz. We always liked a challenge"
— Conrad Snook
  • Then, he discussed Tetanus 2's Series 6 qualifier, facing off against Disc-O-Inferno, Bash Gordon (he calls it Flash Gordon here but corrected himself), and an unknown machine that ultimately failed to qualify.
"We were concerned about disco inferno as they had one of the most distractive spinets at that time. Fortunately for us disco smashed straight into 'unknown' which damaged unknown and in the process flew off and got wedged in the side of the arena. I think their spinner partly cut into the arena wall and they then couldn't move. So that was two down within the first 5 seconds of the fight. Prior to this, in the pits me and my cousin (about age 12/13 at this point) could tell that Flash Gordon has thin polycarbonate a Rumour. So when chatting to the team we asked them what speed controller they had. They proudly showed off their 2 vantech speed controllers (£1000 each) Without thinking they showed us exactly where these vital and expensive components were...tetanus 2 had a narrow piercing crushing spike...so during the fight we just kept the mouth just open enough for him to fit in...and once we got them in the jaws we took some time to possibility the crushed spike directly over his speed controllers then crushed straight through his shell and put a nice big hole in them. They were immobilised and sick that they had shown us. Hahaha"
— Conrad Snook
  • He did not remember much about Tetanus Booster's qualifier. However, it did win, destroying a wooden machine.
"Can't remember who we were against with tetanus booster. I have a feeling they were quite amateur and it was made of wood. So our spinner just took them apart"
— Conrad Snook
  • Finally, I asked whether he attempted to enter the reboot series. He stated he was building a machine for Series 11, but ultimately the show was cancelled before then.
"Yes, I was actually getting together components for a possible new bot. But then they stopped doing the show again"
— Conrad Snook

So overall, this was a friendly chat that revealed extensive information about the Tetanus machines' qualifying campaigns. Lovely. SpaceManiac888 (Talk) 15:59, February 1, 2019 (UTC)

Fantastic info. Toon Ganondorf (t c) 21:40, February 1, 2019 (UTC)
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