BotBots Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by orangeitis, Oct 22, 2018.

  1. Ryan F

    Ryan F Transform and Roll Out! TFW2005 Supporter

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    Off-topic slightly, but that MP Ratbat in Yomtov colours is absolutely lush! He so needs a purple Soundwave to buddy with!
     
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  2. Beastbot X

    Beastbot X Botbots Encyclopedia

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    From the sheer number of Botbots revealed at Toyfair-- and how no molds have been used more than once in the same series-- it's almost certain at least SOME Series 4 Botbots were shown at Toyfair, so I believe plans are (or at least were) to continue it into 2020. I have absolutely no info on Botbots sales-- either personal experience or concrete national/global sales-- as I only have one local crummy Walmart.
     
  3. combinerlover

    combinerlover ToiletTroop/ShedHead fan boy

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    I got a question, who does Greeny TeX ( Lostbot) belong to? Who is the strange looking Ghost busters back pack looking thing, belong to?
     
  4. Capirus

    Capirus The Gray

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    In my area they are selling well. They don't get bought out immediately but sets usually last about a week or two before disappearing. Even restocks eventually sell out. Heck, there aren't any wave 1's near me anymore. All wave 2's.
     
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    I cant Find any Series 2 Botbots in Vancouver "/
     
  6. vvvTheONEvvv

    vvvTheONEvvv \/ He Thinks He's Smart.

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    The new ghostbusters mp10? Maybe Ectotron? :lol 

    I swear, I wish these botbots had foldout 5mm pegs.
     
  7. fereality

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    I assume you mean these two
    Botbots Series 3.jpeg

    Rex here is probably a Shed Head
    and the unnamed suitcase/camping backpack is probably a Jock Squad or as a stretch a Swag Styler
     
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    Matching up the names from the pre-Toy Fair press release, the blue bag is probably Rink Stink who is a Jock Squad and most likely transforms into a hockey duffel bag.

    I think Rex is probably the Fresh Squeezes Lost Bot. I’m not convinced there are any Shed Heads in Series 3. Considering the flashlight is a confirmed Jock Squad I’m inclined to say that the ten looking fellow we’ve seen is also a Jock Squad and that the team includes camping themed botbots as well as traditional sports gear.
     
  9. Rumble02

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  10. combinerlover

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    Now that I'm looking at it, it looks like a duffle bag, it has a handle on top with straps down both sides of the front... I hope Greeny TeX isn't a toilet troop member.. I'm absolutely dieing for at least one more newer mold.. I'm still curious as to whom the grey Nobeeoh is from? , toilet troops, or idk, thought it might be a Swagstylers lostbot but then we all saw that Bottocorrect had a pinkish repaint, which is ( imo) nail polish.. Idk, and the bird house must be a ShedHead, unless its a tent, then it'd most likely belong to the Jocksquad.. I'm dieting to know what all goodies we have coming our way :)  any ideas guys and gals
     
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    The gray Nobeoh seems to the be the Lost Bot rep for the Seasons Greeters (notice it’s in the same place that say, Hamurai is on the Spoiled Rottens Packages) somebody floated the idea that it might be a Halloween decorative tombstone earlier and I really like the sounds of that idea.
     
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  12. combinerlover

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    Do you have a link to said package showing him in the bottom left hand corner of a Season Greeters pack?

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    By the GODs your right! The Lostbot that's affiliated to each tribe is always in the bottom left hand corner, with Dimlit being an exception.. Even though the Jocksquad was missing one on their pack and now knowing he's a repaint for the Jocksquad in Series 3, I think its safe to say he's an unspoken member.. Just imo any way.. But I'm curious as to how Nobeeoh/Be-oh could completely resemble a Tombstone? He's not flat surfaced enough in my opinion, hummm, interesting none the less.
     
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  13. fereality

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    Am I the only one surprised we haven't seen any KOs yet?
     
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  14. vvvTheONEvvv

    vvvTheONEvvv \/ He Thinks He's Smart.

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    I mentioned it a while ago, perhaps in the ko thread itself... imagine a 3rd party ko-ing them, but oversizing and adding 5mm foldout pegs to interact with other mainline figures.

    Yeah, I'm daydreaming
     
  15. Heavynova

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    I really am, actually. I was hoping for some 3rd parties to take them on too, making their own Botbots and possibly some scaled up, more poseable versions as well.
     
  16. Beastbot X

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    In all seriousness, I can overlook the little "deodorant cap" if it is indeed a tombstone, but the dial right smack in the center is a bit too much to ignore.

    Also, I think the Christmas tree is a Lost Bot for the Seasons Greeters.
     
  17. TF14

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    I’m with you in terms of the obvious deodorant molding but there’s no getting around the fact that it’s definitely the Seasons Greeter’s Lost Bot one way or another. It can’t be the Christmas tree as that guy was seen in the Season’s Greeters group shot and none of the Lost Bots for any group were in those (Hamurai and the orange triceratops were absent from the Spoiled Rottens, Ol Tic Toc and the pink bottocorrect were absent from the Swag stylers etc.)
     
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  18. Mudslide

    Mudslide Eyes hurt, rolled them too hard

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    No better feeling than seeing a new box of blind-packs, only to find out the ones you're looking for have already been bought.
     
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    Any reason why the Walmart app says that they have series 3 5-packs in stock at a Walmart near me? (I checked it and they only had series 2 5-packs)
     

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  20. Beastbot X

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    Point taken, though I think plans have changed slightly since the Toyfair press releases. For example, Halloween Knight was listed among the Series 3 blind packs (that's the only reason we know his name), but the images don't show him in them.