BotBots Appreciation Thread

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

  1. bearytrek

    bearytrek Unicron Backer #1

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    they put the christmas tree and snowman in only one pack? geez, that sort of defeats the holiday theme if you can only get the halloween ones commonly

    i wonder if they would repaint the tree in brown tinder-dry condition (or flocked white)and a moldy pumpkin for the jack-o-lantern...

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  2. Strafe

    Strafe Secretary of Balloon Doggies

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    It's the same here, as well.
    Yeah, they kinda sat on the shelves for a couple months locally, and then people started snatching packs up and they went much more quickly.
    I think I've been to seven Wal-Marts looking for these things recently, and only one of them had series 2. So Target and Amazon are really the only places I've been able to get anything past the first series. I don't think it bodes ill just yet.

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  3. bearytrek

    bearytrek Unicron Backer #1

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    I'm thinking what other colors they could repaint that one in as he (she?) is a winner of a mold...
     
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    CrabGrass Shrapnel in a trench coat and sunglasses

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    Maybe a different shade of orange and pinkish red to make a grapefruit?
     
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  5. Beastbot X

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    Yeah, both are only in the single blind packs. In fact, nearly all of the Rares are in the single blind packs only; the only exceptions to this rule are Grave Rave (5-pack), Nanny McBag (8-pack) and Wristocrat (8-pack).
     
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    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    According to the map wizengreen is a common
     
  7. Act1on

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    What’s everyone’s favorite Series 3 BotBot so far?
     
  8. bearytrek

    bearytrek Unicron Backer #1

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    the mall map on the opposite side of the instructions? I thought the stars only refer to which level of the mall they are found on but I guess they changed it up on wave 3...something doesn't seem right though about that map unless the tree is one of mystery blindpacked figures on a couple more sets
     
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    Guys the map has been co sisterly wrong about the actual rarity of these figures since series 1, pay it no need
     
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  10. vvvTheONEvvv

    vvvTheONEvvv \/ He Thinks He's Smart.

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    My box of blind has yet to ship from toywiz... hating life.
     
  11. Beastbot X

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    The rarity stars on the instruction sheets have always been and will likely always be utter nonsense that is not backed up by the pack numbers at all. Ignore them, seriously-- I looked through all of the pack breakdowns when putting those numbers together.
     
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    Thanks for the info. Aren't there 8 types of 5 packs? I only see lost bot info for 6 of them. What are the lost bots for Playroom Posse set with cuddle wuddle and Season Greeters with minnycake? Thanks
     
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    CrabGrass Shrapnel in a trench coat and sunglasses

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    I found all the single and 8-packs I needed so now I only need Q.U.R.B.O. 6000, Kikmee, Grave Rave, and Pop-O the Clown.
     
  14. There D Hood

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    I'll have a better answer once I have some in hand but Quackles is an easy contender for MVP on looks alone but there are others I'm looking forward to too.

    Has anyone has any luck erasing those atrocious production numbers on the duck mode?

    I don't even know what the point of the rarity stars is. Even kids would eventually realize they're horribly inaccurate. Who's the joker at Hasbro whose job is to determine rarity, then immediately go against them with terrible distribution/repetition of certain Botbots?
     
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    Sensei Spiny. He's like a better version of Hamurai that can actually lift his arms. (I really like Hamurai, but if I had one nitpick with him, it would be that.)
    Playroom Posse #4 (Cuddle Wuddle et al.): Smooth Shaker

    Season Greeters #4 (with Minnycake): Trisourtops

    The other Lost Bots were posted a few pages back. I can look for the post if need be or add a TFWiki link.
     
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  16. FrozenFishLurker

    FrozenFishLurker Watching & Waiting needs to lurk moar

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    *gasp* you are one dirty pizza
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  17. bearytrek

    bearytrek Unicron Backer #1

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    yeah same here...it's pretty much the only retailer that was selling cases too...wonder why bbts and entertainment earth, among others, weren't carrying them...

    still no sign of wave 3 multipacks at any of the Targets here...too many wave 2 and wave 1 stragglers hanging on the pegs I guess...you'd think they would take a hint that nobody's going to buy the ones that had broken-into bubbles though...
     
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  18. prime roller

    prime roller 昔者莊周夢為胡蝶⋯

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    The ‘rarity stars’ are not rarity stars at all, they simple indicate which floor of the mall that Botbot can be found on in the picture! Nothing more to it than that.
     
  19. bearytrek

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    the wave 3 map does refer to the stars as 'rare-common'
    https://www.tfw2005.com/boards/attachments/20190721_223616-jpg.28336785/

    the wave 1-2 maps just referred to levels
     
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