Robot Points?

Discussion in 'Transformers General Discussion' started by jourdo, Apr 12, 2007.

  1. jourdo

    jourdo TFW2005 Supporter

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    Do you think Hasbro would ever bring back this program? Personally I loved collecting these back in the day.
     
  2. Thundercracker

    Thundercracker Contemptuous

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    I liked the old Robot Points myself..I got the old S.T.A.R.S. base and membership card back in the day by cashing some points in.
     
  3. surak777

    surak777 Autobot Musician TFW2005 Supporter

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    That's how I got reflector hehe
     
  4. soundwaveCA

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    Would be kinda neat if they had managed to work some sort of promo like the ol robot points in with the movie stuff.
     
  5. Megatronwp38

    Megatronwp38 Nobody defeats the DEVASTATOR!

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    That would be cool. I got the omibots and powerdashers that way, along with Tcracker, wheeljack, reflector and mirage :) 
     
  6. Soundwave2

    Soundwave2 Excitement! My Style!!!

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    Would it even work with all the MIB "collectors" out there?
     
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    Over in the UK we had Robots Points on the back of boxes/cards, yet absolutely nothing to redeem them for- not once did I see a leaflet etc in any TF I got. :( 
     
  8. Abrogate

    Abrogate Nondescript Former Poster

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    A lot of the Japanese figures still have robot points (MP-05 has 10!). But I suppose this just a nostalgia thing with no current use.
     
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    They were fairly few and far between, IIRC Time warrior was the only thing offered for quite some time. There was a mail in for Triggerhappy, Mindwipe, Chromedome, Sureshot and even TM Hotrod though.
     
  10. jourdo

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    That would just make it extra fun!
     
  11. Keiichitron

    Keiichitron Not a physicist, dammit

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    that just means the people who actually cut their points out can make a killing on ebay selling them to people who won't.....
     
  12. Phorpus

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    What's the point of using the points to get things for "free" when you have to pay for them?
     
  13. soundblastc44

    soundblastc44 CAPS MASTER...OH YEAH

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    HMM..Maybe if they decide to continue classics as a sideline they could incorporatr the points in that way.

    [if only i could use robopoits to GET A TRU SOUNDWAVE...That would tottaly rock:rock  :rock 
     
  14. smkspy

    smkspy is one nice fucking kitty

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    What???? A company reward its customers? Not in todays money obsessed world.
     
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    soundblastc44 CAPS MASTER...OH YEAH

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    HMMM...GOOD POINT...BUT IM SURE HASBRO ISNT THAT MONY HUNGRY.......ARE THEY??
     
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    Hasbro tried this a few years ago with the Jedi points on the back of Star Wars figures and the program failed miserably. The only thing I could see them doing would be to collect stickers or something from various figures and mail them in like they did with the Star Wars vintage figures.
     
  17. Gears

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    I would be so happy to see robot points put back in use.
     
  18. Signal Lancer

    Signal Lancer Brave Soldier of Justice

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    Wait... Jedi points were actually worth something? I think I still have a stack of them around somewhere, but never came across anything with an offer to redeem them.
     
  19. Rodimus Major

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    I like the idea of robot points for mail away exclusives better than overpriced botcon exclusives.
     
  20. Ruination04

    Ruination04 8 Years Old Since 1984!

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    I THOUGHT I saw them on MP05's box......my eyes weren't deceiving me huh?!

    Anyhow, it's be nice to use them for repaints of figures and stuff exclusive for that program. Points-only Classics Thrust, Dirge & Thundercracker..Classic Motormaster, Wildrider, etc.....
     

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