BotBots Appreciation Thread

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

  1. There D Hood

    There D Hood Well-Known Member

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    I think we're pretty fortunate that Hasbro labels their single figures with identification numbers though that's probably just a convenience on their end while packing boxes and not them doing us a favor out of the goodness of their heart.

    It gives the edge to whoever gets to a fresh box first, but I don't know if I'd be as into these if the singles were purely random especially since a full box contains figures you can also find in 5 and 8-packs. As if the repeats in the 5 and 8s aren't bad enough, imagine pulling them in the singles as well due to bad luck.
     
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  2. Vector Oracle

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    Finding the blindpacks in my area is tricky enough sometimes. If they started adding chase figures, I'd stop getting BotBots entirely and use the money for more Generations toys instead.
     
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  3. bearytrek

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    i'm eaglerly waiting for those to get released widely to have some of those new molds, though I suspect eventually they will be repainted or reissued into a future wave
     
  4. videriant

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    Reminder that TF and toys retail for double in Asia. Just getting someone in Taiwan to get you those figures would cost double the prices I listed. No idea of the Canadian retail cost.
     
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    I think since i'm likely going to have to import Bakery Bites / Lawn League from either Asia or Canada or even Australia It's a bit easier to say to someone I'll have one of each of the 8 packs and any 5 pack you like.

    Since they don't put the character names on the boxes the only way to be that specific is to send package Images I guess (if I can even find them). It would be a different matter if I had them in front of me.

    I'm having a similar problem with Series 2 items - in that 8 packs are a little easier to find that 5 packs so I have to resist the temptation to not over buy the 8 packs for short term convenience. & be patient waiting for the 5 packs to show up again..
     
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    anyone in the uk looking for arcade renegades smyths toy store has them in stock now went and got a lucky number 6 this morning still no sign of the single binds for series 3 sadly
     
  7. Mudslide

    Mudslide Eyes hurt, rolled them too hard

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    A few weeks ago after a bad day at work, I stopped at Target. No Series 2, but they had a partial box of Series 3. I hadn't looked up which ones are only available in the blind packs, so I just grabbed 2. Got Meltzdown and the weird toy block robot thing. I'm back in. Just wish I had been able to find Javasaurus and Insole.
     
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  8. freaky777

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    Well I got anxious(impatient??) and bored and got the rest of the 5-packs (MY LOST is YOUR gain!! In a way..)!! ONE weird thing is that of the extra bots, 2 of them are NOT LOST bots!!

    Anyways here are the rest, so someone can finally complete the recommended buying list!

    Playroom Posse
    (5-pack)
    Batterhead, Blabberbook, Pop-O the Clown, Q.U.R.O.B.O 6000, Lost Bot TRISOURTOPS

    Playroom Posse
    (5-pack)
    Bunches, Crib Watch, Kikmee, Quackles, Lost Bot GRAVE RAVE

    Playroom Posse
    (5-pack)
    Kikmee, Loudsy, Mal Content, Q.U.R.O.B.O 6000, Lost Bot GREEN REXY

    Seasons Greeters
    (5-pack)
    Perfumigator, Stringaling, Sugar Breath, Swoonberry, NOT a Lost Bot SHUSHIFIER

    Seasons Greeters
    (5-pack)
    Calamity Keys, Moldwich, Sugar Breath, Yule B. Bored, Lost bot FAIL POLISH

    Seasons Greeters
    (5-pack)
    Halloween Knight, Highroller, Q.U.R.O.B.O 6000, Stringaling, NOT a Lost Bot LATTE SPICE WORLD

    So based on what I see so far, the MUST buys are *PLAYROOM POSSE PACK 1 (GRAVE RAVE), FRESH SQUEEZY PACK 1 (NANNY MCBAG).

    Well enjoy hunting! I need to do my own list as I kinda bought all 5 packs..
     
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  9. OCProwl

    OCProwl Autobot Dad

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    Thanks for taking one for the team!
     
  10. Act1on

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    Thanks!!!
     
  11. Rumble02

    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    If anyone is shopping in the wild I need any set with pop o the clown and any set with halloween knight. Thanks
     
  12. bearytrek

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    neat, thanks for the info! I hope I find some of these soon...seems like there's only one seasons greeter pack mystery figure unknown based on the list I've compiled...a couple mystery fresh squeeze and one goo goo left too...

    sort of surprised they are putting non lost bots in the blindspot...that might be (actually is) a huge mistake on their part (the same way the bakery/lawn packs seem to be too)
     
  13. iacon45

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    My Wal-Mart just finished their toy reset and confirmed that Bot Bots no longer have a spot on the shelves. I had a feeling per previous discussions but I was holding out hope they were just clearancing out older stock to make room for newer wave 3 releases.
     
  14. Capirus

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    Whelp, now I only need three more Botbots to complete series 3: Grave Rave, Pop-O the Clown, and Kikmee. I'll wait for the 5 packs to show up (hopefully) and then all be good. Seems that Target is the only one left interested in Botbots as I found the series 3 random packs there.
     
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    I’ve been to so many Targets and can’t seem to find Series 3 8-packs! Or 5-packs for that matter.
     
  16. Mudslide

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    Well that sucks.
    "This product sells really well." And Walmart is all, "Nah, we ain't gonna carry it anymore."
     
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    I bought a bunch of 8 packs on Amazon but the random packs are the only ones I've seen so far out in the wild. Haven't seen the 5 packs yet but Targets around me usually stock up on these guys every month.
     
  18. Deadsled

    Deadsled Energon Recovery

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    Found the Arcade Renegades today

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  19. Vector Oracle

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    Seems my predictions for the 5-packs were right for the most part.

    Series 3 recommended list:
    5-packs: Playroom Posse #1-2 and 4, Season Greeters #3

    8-packs: Fresh Squeezes #1, Goo-Goo Groupies #1 and 3-4

    Blindpacks: Greeny Rex, Calamity Keys, Sensei Spiny (in addition to all of the characters exclusive to the blindpacks)
     
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  20. Beastbot X

    Beastbot X Desperate for Lawn League packs

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    Thank you very much for this info!

    With this, I can now officially put together my Series 3 Rarity List! For those interested, you can find my Series 2 Rarity List here: BotBots Appreciation Thread
    And my Series 1 Rarity List here: BotBots Appreciation Thread

    As with Series 1 & 2, the rarity stars mean NOTHING, so ignore those.

    This list can help particularly for trades, to determine your Botbots' relative "worth", or to help you pick out the best multipack for you if you don't have the full selection at your store. So, I'll be breaking up the Botbots according to how many different packs they appear in:

    Series 3:

    WHY HASBRO WHY!?! (In 4 or more different packs):
    -Bankshot (Pinball machine)
    -Bunches (Grapes)
    -Clawsome (Claw machine)
    -Crackle Corn (Popcorn bag)
    -Crib Watch (Baby monitor)
    -Driver Ted (Arcade racing game)
    -Greed Feed (Roll of tickets)
    -Knotzel (Pretzel)
    -Mal Content (Tent)
    -Old Cool (Arcade fighting game)
    -Papa Click (Digital camera)
    -Quackles (Rubber duck)
    -Q.U.R.O.B.O. 6000 (Toy blocks)
    -Sheriff Sugarfeet (Powdered donut)
    -Shushifier (Pacifier)
    -Sugar Breath (Candy corn)
    -Sweet Cheat (Candy bar)
    -Tangry Tart (Sour lollipop)
    -Tutu Puffz (Cotton candy)
    -Trend Blend (Smoothie)

    COMMONS: (in 3 different packs):
    -24K-Bit (Token)
    -Avocando (Avocado)
    -Batterhead (Drum set)
    -Bottle O' Tears (Baby bottle)
    -Choc-O-Lawless (Chocolate syrup bottle)
    -Dinger (Baseball)
    -Fail Polish (Nail polish)
    -The Fizz (Cup of soda)
    -Halloween Knight (Jack o' Lantern)
    -Loudsy (Speaker)
    -Minnycake (Cupcake)
    -Nampy (Crib)
    -Pixelfin (Cap)
    -Smooth Shaker (Maraca)
    -Strike Four (Baseball bat)
    -Stringaling (Silly string can)
    -Swoonberry (Carton of chocolate berries)
    -Trisourtops (Moldy orange)
    -Wrist Banned (Wrist band)
    -Yule B. Bored (Yuletide log TV)

    UNCOMMONS: (in 2 different packs):
    -Blabberbook (Diary)
    -Calamity Keys (Piano)
    -Croaks (Rotten venus fly trap)
    -Cuddle Wuddle (Teddy bear)
    -Excessory (Silver backpack)
    -Greeny Rex (House plant)
    -Kikmee (Soccer ball)
    -Highroller (Stroller)
    -Latte Spice Whirl (Coffee cup)
    -Moldwich (Rotten sandwich)
    -Perfumigator (Perfume bottle)
    -Pop-O the Clown (Jack-in-the-box)
    -Sardank (Sardine can)
    -Sensei Spiney (Pineapple)
    -Smerg the Sad (Spinach plant)
    -Sugar Saddle (Ice cream sundae)

    RARES (in only 1 pack):
    -Axwell (Electric guitar)
    -Citrus Guzzlerush (Sports drink bottle)
    -D-Pad Chad (Game Boy-like game toy)
    -Dingledeedoo (Bell)
    -Disgusto Desserto (Rotten cannoli)
    -Drippy Pup (Sippy Cup)
    -Grave Rave (Tombstone)
    -Makeover N. Over (Makeup brush)
    -Meltz Down (Snowman ornament)
    -Nanny McBag (Tote bag)
    -Rink Stink (Sports backpack)
    -Slimey Slurps (Rotten slurpee)
    -Terror Tale Torch (Flashlight)
    -Treat Elite (Bag of chocolate pretzels)
    -Wizengreen (Christmas tree)
    -Wristocrat (Watch)
     
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