New Hasbro Shareholder!

Discussion in 'Transformers General Discussion' started by Backscatter, Dec 4, 2009.

  1. Backscatter

    Backscatter Autobot Brainmaster TFW2005 Supporter

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    Me. Now buying Transformers just may be a little more fun. I just bought 2 shares of Hasbro stock today. HAS. Why? Maybe one day I can attend a Hasbro shareholder meeting just for the fun of it. :D 

    P.S. Mods please feel free to move this post if it's not TFs enough.
     
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  2. UltraMagnus3786

    UltraMagnus3786 That's what it is

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    hahah nice man!
     
  3. shibamura_prime

    shibamura_prime Jumpin' Jellyfish! Super Mod

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    Careful who you share this with on the boards, you may become the new scapegoat.

    "Why did we get a neon green repaint of Munkey Prime?!"

    "Because Backscatter didn't put his two Hasbro shares to use!"

    :lolol 
     
  4. Wheeljack_Prime

    Wheeljack_Prime Don't eat me

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    I'm holding you responsible if we don't get the remaining constructicons in the TF3 line or any more HAs after Mudflap.
     
  5. Backscatter

    Backscatter Autobot Brainmaster TFW2005 Supporter

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    You guys are too funny. :lol  However if Hasbro ever asks me for my 2 cents, you can be sure I'll share the question with TFW before answering. So help me Primus!
     
  6. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    Get ready for your inbox to fill up with people demanding you make Hasbro do stuff. Ignore those people, they're idiots who don't understand how Hasbro works.

    Now, seeing as you're a shareholder, get Hasbro to make a Universe Jazz and Wheeljack.
     
  7. LEADERS_MATRIX

    LEADERS_MATRIX Wisdom of the ages...

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    So true, you have to do something about the size of DLX's
     
  8. Bumblethumper

    Bumblethumper old misery guts

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    Maybe we should all buy Hasbro stock, then their shareholder meetings turn into whiny choruses of "When are we going to get a Tracks repaint out of Sideswipe and a Human Alliance Jazz".
     
  9. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    ... how much stock would we need to own to force Hasbro to do our bidding?
     
  10. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    good thing you did not buy the shares a year ago you might have gotten lynched over ROTF supreme Devy :lol 
     
  11. Shockscream

    Shockscream Chairman of Nerd Day

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    Maybe if we all buy two shares and unite to form TFWShareholdertron we can smash them into submission through our combined gestalt shareholding might.
     
  12. moreprimeland

    moreprimeland Optimus told me to do it! Moderator TFW2005 Supporter

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    Yep, we could become the TFW2005MoneyMarketFund and wield all kinds of power, or at least our:2c:  worth..hee hee
     
  13. Gojira Prime

    Gojira Prime Narf

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    Seventeen.

    Seriously, this is good news for you, Mr. Backscatter.
     
  14. Aernaroth

    Aernaroth <b><font color=blue>I voted for Super_Megatron and Veteran

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    I've always wondered that. And wondered if it would be a suicidal move from a business standpoint. We'd need at least a significant portion of shares, possibly even a controlling interest. That... could cost some money.

    OP, you could inquire, but I think as a shareholder you'd be entitled to attend shareholder meetings (depending on their proxy protocols), and have access to Hasbro annual reports, which depending on their confidentiality, would make for some interesting reading material for the fans.
     
  15. Ace Convoy

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    Please Keep us informed of anything good if possible ^^
     
  16. Backscatter

    Backscatter Autobot Brainmaster TFW2005 Supporter

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    Ya know, these posts might be on to something. If enough fans bought 2 shares and learn to speak together (for the most part) maybe Hasbro would start to listen more closely to fans, at least the ones from TFW2005.

    BTW, if anyone is interested. www.sharebuilder.com With fees, 2 shares of Hasbro set me back $103.00. A lot of fans spend more than this on Transformers in a month.

    Oh, and for fans who just want the annual reports: http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=68329&p=irol-alerts
     
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  17. Agent-GHQ

    Agent-GHQ Accept the unacceptable

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    I assume you bought toy stocks not for the handsomely retun over the heavy hitters!?
     
  18. alfred p. sloan

    alfred p. sloan Well-Known Member

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    Nice Man.
     
  19. blumpy2000

    blumpy2000 PENGUINS CAN'T FLY!!!

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    :lolol  I'm sure we'd promptly run the company straight into the ground trying to make all the toys and retools that we want.
     
  20. Feralstorm

    Feralstorm I ship Nick & Judy TFW2005 Supporter

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    Good luck getting enough fans to agree on what Hasbro "should do", even with that level of power.

    "You must get the Animated line going again!"

    "What? FUDGE no! What they need to do is bring in all the Alternity and Hybrid Style stuff!"

    "That un-fun metal fiddly crap will never sell! Let's just pull for a Universe Jazz!"

    "Universe Jazz? I can get behind that!"

    "Yes."

    "YES!"

    "Yes, but it has to be supreme class"

    "Yes, but only if it's a Deluxe"

    "Yes, on the condition that they make a toy of my fanfic character, AwesomeMcSexymus Prime, first."

    "Shareholders meeting adjourned."
     

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