BotBots Appreciation Thread

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

  1. Capirus

    Capirus The Gray

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    ARGH! Oh course! Guess I'm buying six of these packs just to be on the safe side and I'll return any unopened ones when I got the whole collection. ...Or maybe twelve? This sucks. Who thought this was a good idea?
     
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    Gosh, 6 unique packs? That’s worse than I ever expected for the Arcade Renegades. At least all 8 of the new molds are guaranteed for each pack. The only redecos I really want are Sheriff Sugarfeet for his cool sunglasses and Wrist Banned because I’m a big fan of that mold. Everyone else I could take or leave.
     
  3. Diamondback

    Diamondback Bitterly Clinging G1 Micromaster Malcontent

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    Hasbro and Amazon, bcaus forcing you to buy more = more sales dollars for them. They don't care if you throw things in the garbage afterward, as long as they have your money and don't have to give it back.
     
  4. Beastbot X

    Beastbot X "Soiled" Himself

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    Even if you buy six, you're buying them from Amazon, so you aren't necessary going to get 1 each of the 6 different packs. Theoretically you could get 6 of the exact same pack (though I find that highly unlikely as well, of course).
     
  5. Capirus

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    Yeah I know. But I have to assume they pull them out of the cases directly, in which case my chances are higher the more I order. If they just put everything into a pile and pick randomly, I'm pretty hosed then. If I knew how many in total there was to collect or if the other 4 bots in this pack are just repacks of upcoming series 3 characters, then I'd be fine. But since I don't, maybe I'll just order 12 of them to play it safe and return any left over after I have completed the set.
     
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  6. Beastbot X

    Beastbot X "Soiled" Himself

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    That's true. That said, I wouldn't go too overboard. For myself, I'm going for 2. That way A. I will only have doubles of something at most and B. I will have exactly 8 of the "blind-balled" Arcade Renegades, so for any doubles of those I can hopefully do a 1-to-1 trade to get all 8. Unless, that is, it turns out they've pulled an even slimier move by making the blind-balled ones of different rarities, where like some are only in 1 of the 6 packs and others are in, like, 4 or 5 of them.
     
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    My middle name is overboard! Mwahahaha!!!

    Really it's not much of a hassle for me to get so many. Plus I really don't mind doubles (or in the case of some that I own, quadruples) and if I get all of them, I can return the unopened ones no problem. But thanks for the advice regardless. I'm just nuts.
     
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  8. Diamondback

    Diamondback Bitterly Clinging G1 Micromaster Malcontent

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    First step would be find out how many are in a case.

    So, here's my chat transcript from Amazon Customer Service:
     
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  9. Beastbot X

    Beastbot X "Soiled" Himself

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    Considering they're the "seller", yeah, you're SOL. That was totally copy-and-paste.
     
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    Diamondback Bitterly Clinging G1 Micromaster Malcontent

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    Tell me somethin' I don't know, brother... next step is contact Hasbro Customer Service and see if I can get a hold of somebody who found a crowbar and figured out how to pry their head out of their ass. Unlikely, but every once in a while a miracle happens...

    Speaking of miracles, now I gotta figure out how to keep little Junior from getting a complex about the new LEGO T-rex being bigger than the reigning "tyrant king of the household"... LOL
     
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    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    Greedfeed and clawsome are my big wants

    Anyone getting con exclusive sets that would sell them?
     
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  12. NemiMonkey

    NemiMonkey Whippin Dem Fungals

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    I've got a feeling in the pit of my stomach Sweet Cheat is going to be an even bigger pain in the rump to get than Mocklate.
     
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    Sometimes babysitting is hard...
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    Wow, so we've got THREE MORE Botbots insignias. I wonder how many different teams there's going to be when all is said and done... it feels like just since Botbots has started, there's like twice as many Transformers insignias...
     
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  16. vvvTheONEvvv

    vvvTheONEvvv \/ He Thinks He's Smart.

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    Botbots are gunna milk the cow more than Ludicrous.
     
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    I hope they cut out this Con Exclusive crap... tracking down the regular ones is bloody nuisance enough.

    #HasbroGonnaHasbro
     
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    Though I am seeing the single packs in the UK - the multi-packs are still not widely available it seems.
     
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    I envy you guys, Wave 2 still has not hit Hungary.
    In the meantime, I found this guy while watching Toy Story Toons... man wish T-Bone had a real toy. He would be a great hero for Hamurai to arch. :) 
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  20. Space Skeletor

    Space Skeletor On umpteenth levels of outdated memes.

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    I don't think Hasbro could do it that exact way now, but if they do decide to do a t-bone steak Botbot, they should totally make the bone a broadsword (just have it peg onto the backside/underside if they want to keep the bone on the front).
     
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