Hasbro Transformers Botbots Job Posting: Associate Manager, Global Brand Development & Marketing

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  1. AzT

    AzT Azlaroc, Yeargroup 431 Moderator News Staff TFW2005 Supporter

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  2. GAUGE

    GAUGE ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Meh.

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    this being posted after finding out they are attempting to move their factory costing hundreds their jobs? :lol 

    I don't mean to laugh, it's just.... wow.
     
  3. Deadend

    Deadend Spark of Creation

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    Positive reception on Bot Bots must be so good it's already getting looked into as a mainstay brand with a wide expansive future. A move like this signals they're already looking into year 2 and farther of the product line now.
     
  4. Michael Payton

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    Their factories are in China and Vietnam. The move is only their corporate headquarters. Neither have a thing to do with job loss. Sales of one product line utterly collapsed costing them 12% of their annual sales.

    Just remember that we didn't even see them until the first batch were already manufactured by the factory and beginning to ship. Department Buyers from the big box retailers and others have seen these, judged them and offered their initial orders months ago.
     
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  5. Fallout

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    PLEASE let me manage botbots holy shit
     
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    Whoever gets that job better be smart enough to realize the media potential for these little characters. So much potential.
     
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    rapid_fire TFW2005 Supporter

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    This.
     
  8. Max Tower

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    I wonder if the lack of a manager is why Botshots is not being promoted or even listed in many places - so loosing some of the momentum.

    Perhaps they will start remembering they already made them soon ?
     
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    I want to apply for the job just to ensure we get a transforming botbot version of this:

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  10. Alexander Fedorychev

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    I wonder what show Botbots will get probably them in the mall, hope it is as good or better than Cyberverse.
     
  11. netkid

    netkid Where's my Goddamn shoe!

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    The artwork they've shown us screams cartoon show.
     
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    The animated art they showed already reminds me of the animation style of Gumball, which Boulder also animated. A show might already be in development.

    If they're competing with the Grossery Gang and Shopkins, those already have dozens of episodes already. I think Shopkins already has 80+ episodes.

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    I could definitely see a comic of this as well. Something akin to the Carl Barks Duck comics would be perfect, with one larger strip adventure, with several shorts focusing on individuals and specific Tribes.
     
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    Year 2: Botbots combiners. Make it happen damnit.
     
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  16. netkid

    netkid Where's my Goddamn shoe!

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    OH MY GOD THEY MADE A CANNOLI BOTBOT!

    I just ate cannoli last night for dessert.
     
  17. Venomus Rodimus

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    Don't forget the limited edition Green redeco.
     
  18. netkid

    netkid Where's my Goddamn shoe!

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    Salad Combiner w/aluminum tray shield & serving utensils staff weapon

    Spaghetti & meatballs combiner w/ nunchuck breadsticks weapon

    Seafood stuffed lobster combiner w/ plate shield and claw crackers weapon

    A whole pizza combiner w pizza box shield and pizza cutter weapon

    Fruit basket combiner w/ banana blaster and pineapple mace weapons

    Box of assorted chocolates combiner

    Thanksgiving dinner combiner w/ wishbone boomerang weapon

    Entertainment system combiner w/ compact disc ninja stars weapons

    Reclining chair, television, TV guide, and remote combiner

    Stove, microwave, oven, fridge, freezer, wine cooler appliance combiner w/wine bottle cannons weapons

    Dinette set combiner w/ bench sword weapon
     
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    Why not poach someone from Moose Toys that have worked with the Shopkins line?  These are just transforming Shopkins.  In fact, if Hasbro was really smart, they would partner with Moose Toys and market these across the board through both companies.  I\'m sure such a partnership will greatly benefit from this type of move.
     
  20. netkid

    netkid Where's my Goddamn shoe!

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    What, no. The last thing they wanna do is have to share profits with a competitor.
     

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