Appeal of Bot Shots

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by SquirtleSquad7, Mar 22, 2012.

  1. SquirtleSquad7

    SquirtleSquad7 Well-Known Member

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    A pretty simple question; Why or why aren't you interested in the Bot Shots line? I'm considering picking up a few, but for those of you who have them, what made you get them? What do you think?

    Or, Why are you completely against the little guys?
     
  2. Jetbolt

    Jetbolt Maximal Air Commander

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    I have nothing against them, they are just not my thing. I prefer the basic, deluxe, and voyager TF figures.
     
  3. Boy Blunder

    Boy Blunder Hasbrown'd

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    Because they're just awesome little toys. I mean, spring-loaded one-step transformations that are actually pretty decent representations of the characters, a rather cheap price, and a game you can play with others if you're so inclined? Yes please.

    Also, the eye-searing neon-snot-colored Acid Storm makes it difficult to say no.
     
  4. Dinodigger97

    Dinodigger97 germinates within you.

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    WHY?


    Because they are the greatest fun!! My favorites are Barricade and Acid Storm. Lockdown and Brawl also look good.:) 


    @Boy Blunder: Looks like we share the same views about this subject.:) 
     
  5. SquirtleSquad7

    SquirtleSquad7 Well-Known Member

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    Oh, I perfer the regular figures too, but I was just considering picking up one or two of the little guys. :]
     
  6. Grimlock_13

    Grimlock_13 Rattrap Teabag

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    I got suckered into them...my nephew thinks they're fun.
     
  7. Scaleface

    Scaleface Well-Known Member

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    I prefer to skip "super deformed" designs.
     
  8. Methusalen

    Methusalen Not good enough for G1!

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    I picked up the Prime & Bumblebee for my wife & I's collection, then the Decepticon 3-pack for the Nemesis Prime. They might be the only ones I pick up, but I'm enjoying running them into each other...

    Simple, cute, & mostly importantly; cheap.
     
  9. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    I picked up the first wave just to check them out. Not really my thing. Had the game flipper in the chest flipped around randomly, I'd have actually liked them. As is, I see no point.
     
  10. HoosierDaddy

    HoosierDaddy Decepticon. I'm no hero

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    No interest here. Just because i love TF toys doesn't mean I'm going to buy stuff in the range of playskool type of toys. These are meant for LITTLE kids. Not my thing.
     
  11. Pravus Prime

    Pravus Prime Wields Mjolnir!

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    I picked up the Decepticon three-pack to have some fun with my friends when we get together and ended up having more fun then we probably should've with them. Now we'll all probably be buying a few (and I'll get a few more as well).
     
  12. NCStarscream

    NCStarscream Me Grimlock cute

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    They're cute and at a low price point, and easily collectible because of that. It's very hard for me to not start buying them all. So far all I've got is Starscream and it's my intention to keep it that way. The Decepticon set and the Optimus with trailer are really tempting, though.
     
  13. bny888

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    Hmmm, I like the way they look, like SD versions of Classics, and the play factor is a big plus. Also, I like small bots, especially Mini-bots, the Bot Shots are like modernized versions of them. :) 
     
  14. Kaymac

    Kaymac I'M REALLY FEELIN' IT!

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    I like them because they don't feel fragile like lots of other TFs nowadays, they are cute little characters, they have cute alt-modes, an they will be a lot of fun to collect. I'll definitely buy more. This is where Hasbro starts getting my money again.
     
  15. bigkid24

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    I picked up the Decepticon three pack for $9 from Target. It was sort of a impulse buy but it seemed like a good deal and the character selection seemed pretty solid. Also, I'm a sucker for super deformed stuff and due to the color schemes they don't look like they were half assed painted. Haven't opened them yet but probably will to mess around with them.
     
  16. Bountyan

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    Honestly, I don't know. They just look like cool little figures. I'm going to buy the Optimus Prime launcher pack when I see it. Also I think I'll get the two 3 packs with Acid Storm and regular Sentinel Prime.
     
  17. Cracka J

    Cracka J TURD PARTY DUMPSTERPIECE TFW2005 Supporter

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    I like them cause I like them.

    Seriously though I think hasbro marketing nailed these guys. Cheap price point (even cheaper if you buy 3 packs), recognizable characters, fun & simple transformations. I'm not even going to mention the game aspect cause I don't personally play it. But I think that says a lot that these are very fun, collectible and affordable and you don't even have to use them for the game they're meant for.

    I have almost as much fun tinkering with these guys as I do with complex transformers. I dunno I just have a strange fascination with folding them up and watching them pop up again when I hit the button :lol 
     
  18. twiztidRodimus

    twiztidRodimus Shattered Glass Autobot

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    I have no idea, i just look at them as peoples want to collect more transformers anything no matter what
     
  19. bignick1693

    bignick1693 Maximal

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    Cool game. I like the look they are like the kreons that can transform. This is also give a point to buy repaints.
     
  20. QmTablit

    QmTablit Disguise: Check. Robot...

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    I can't look at those faces and say 'No.'

    Psst. They're all meant for little kids.
     

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