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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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    Okay, so the Arcade Renegades packs are NUMBERED on the external packaging.

    The ‘Jackpot’ pack with all new figures in is number SIX.

    The pack with Sheriff Sugarfeet, Sweet Cheat, Papa Click, Tangry Tart, Skillz Punk, Laceface, Chilla Gorilla and Duderoni is pack five.

    If you see these in stores, pack 6 is the one to buy!!!

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  2. BB Shockwave

    BB Shockwave Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys, the bios for Series 3 are up on the official website too! :) 
    BotBots Toys & Videos - More Than Meets The Eye - Transformers

    Mod Edit: All images on the news post below:

    Transformers: Botbots Series 3 Complete Profiles, Images & Online Catalog Via Hasbro Website - Transformers News - TFW2005


    How come you guys already have series 3??? I thought they did not appear anywhere yet, at least did not see any news about it on the front page. We are only getting Series 2 now in Hungary, anyway.

    Wait, there is STILL an UK Transformers comics??? There are new Cyberverse stories printed and TFW2005 never felt the need to frontpage this news? I never eve
     
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  3. bearytrek

    bearytrek Unicron Backer #1

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    I figured there must be a way to tell the packs apart

    I'm wondering whether these will ever be seen in stores though...they take up a lot of space and not a lot of physical stores may be willing to devote that much room to an item

    I guess you could order multiples from amazon or hasbro and return the ones that aren't #6...
     
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  4. OCProwl

    OCProwl Autobot Dad

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    I can confirm this, just checked my "Lucky" pack and it's a 6 too.
     
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  5. Lazerwave

    Lazerwave My Most Prized Treasure

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    Goin series 2 hunting tomorrow.

    Can someone give me the codes for the following?

    Hamurai
    The in sole
    Tv cop
    Javasaurus rex
    Pb junior
     
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    It's listed on the UK Smyths toy store website so they may be getting it in
     
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    Act1on Well-Known Member

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    Hamurai - 22
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    Tv cop - 5
    Javasaurus rex - 21
    Pb junior - 8
     
  8. D3VC0N

    D3VC0N Decepticon

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    Series 3 blind packs have been stateside for a while now (about a month). I’m the one who found the first set and ID’d them at retail.

    Transformers Botbots Series 3 Blind Bags Found At US Retail And Complete Identification Codes List - Transformers News - TFW2005

    But at least for me that was the only sighting at retail and nobody has refreshed out here yet. Pretty sure I saw they have an August street date however. But the only two times I saw them were the one time here in San Antonio, and while in San Diego for SDCC at Target stores there.
     
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  9. Vector Oracle

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    @D3VC0N

    They're in Northern California too. I saw the blindpacks in Walnut Creek a few weeks back.
     
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    I think i've seen maybe one or two at Target but I'm only going for a full case so I wasn't interested
     
  11. Strafe

    Strafe Secretary of Balloon Doggies

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    I love these so much. Keep the ideas coming.

    As D3VC0N said, Christmas came three weeks ago in July for many of us.

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    There were slim pickings the first time I saw series three, but then they restocked a week later and I cleaned them out. Haven't seen anything since. Correct me if I'm wrong, but they mostly seem to be showing up in California and Texas Targets, right now? Those are the sightings that I'm seeing reported, anyway.
     
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    CrabGrass Shrapnel in a trench coat and sunglasses

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    I’ve found them in Ohio and Pennsylvania.

    Speaking of Ohio, someone took an interesting route of stealing the blindpacked part of a five pack. Instead of opening up the back like a normal thief, they ripped open the plastic bubble and took it out from there. What I’m really surprised about is nobody heard or saw this as it was happening.
     
  13. Beastbot X

    Beastbot X Botbots Encyclopedia

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    Hasbro usually does a better job of it than I do, but I remember when the Music Mob was first announced I really really wanted a set of plaid bagpipes that became either a spinosaurus or a stegosaurus.

    Now that you mention it, I'm surprised we haven't gotten a Bacon Botbot yet. Or an Egg Botbot, for that matter.
     
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    I’ve found some in Minnesota.
     
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    Diamondback Fights Like A Fat Ballerina

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    Just a note, 8-packs are usually better cost-per-bot if the deck can be stacked to avoid duplicates.
     
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    Where is PA? I'm in the Philly area and haven't found anything.
     
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    Breakfast Brigade...wave 4, with a repainted sandwich to look like toast w/butter
     
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    CrabGrass Shrapnel in a trench coat and sunglasses

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    The western side, in and around Pittsburgh.
     
  19. Max Tower

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    They sell things like Botbots & Cyberverse that are not "Collector Brands" on HTS ebay it seems.


    That is what I was hoping / expecting they'd have written on them (much like the single pack numbers) - hopefully someone can update the TFwiki on this soon. that will be a huge sigh of relief for some people.
     
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  20. Strafe

    Strafe Secretary of Balloon Doggies

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    Okay good, sounds like series three is trickling in all over. We just need the packs to show up, now.



    I love that so much that it gave me another Botbot idea. A tube of haggis (Bowl? How is haggis served?), I have chosen to name it “Macbarf”.
     
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