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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  2. Ryan F

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    I suppose the issue with a Thanksgiving theme is that BotBots are sold around the world, whereas Thanksgiving is only really celebrated in North America.

    Plus, with Irish-themed stuff, there’s a fine line to be drawn between a celebration of their culture, and crass stereotypes. The furore over the names ‘Slag’ and ‘Spastic’ a few years ago are evidence enough that what works in America doesn’t always translate well to the rest of the world.

    I think it’s better to concentrate on alt modes that the whole world can get behind, than to swerve so US-centric. Even now, there are a few things that are a bit weird to us outsiders - I had to look up what a cannoli was, for example, as I’d never heard of it before!

    That said, if Hasbro were to invent a bunch of “Brit Bots”, (cricket bat, rugby ball, jar of Marmite, dartboard, Battenburg cake, Beefeater hat etc.), I wouldn’t say no!
     
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  3. Strafe

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  4. Capirus

    Capirus The Gray

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    I saw them at a Target a week or two back. They no longer have them. I know BBTS has the whole case if you want to go that route. But I assume somebody here will see them again and may be willing to help you out.
     
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    I understand that.
    Pretty sure Canoli is an Italian or a Mediterranean thing ? Correct?
     
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  6. bearytrek

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    pretty good representation overall!

    probably more coming in future packs...I know I'd love to see a roast turkey for Thanksgiving and one of those candy hearts w/message
     
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    I squealed out loud and its all your fault! :3
     
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  8. Decoy

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    So in five packs
    Got 7 different.

    Didn't get the one with perfumigator and shushifier which I am missing.
    Extra of all other packs if you want something before I send them back
     
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    Wow. If you were in Southern California, I'd trade you a set for the Grave Rave one.
     
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    Anybody have the Target DPCI codes for season 3 that they'd be willing to share (Blinds, 5 packs, 8 packs, Arcade Renegades)? I have not seen anything new in my neck of the woods yet.
     
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    For the single blind packs, every target Ive been to in Cali uses the same numbers for series 1,2,3. Which is why even if you called or asked them to check, they can only tell if there are any series 1 in stock.
     
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    Someone made sense of why we didn't get any , but I think that a Candy Heart would have been totally fine ..in no actual way can that offend someone else's culture .... Contrary to what ever rebuttal might be born from my previous statement...lmao.
     
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    I am still annoyed that I have never seen any Series 2 singles in a store near me, but Series 3 is apparently hitting shelves.
     
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    Rumble02 Radicon of Obliticons

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    Anyone who has him. is Poppo just as hard to stand up as Meltzdown?
     
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    Don't have Meltzdown yet, but Pop-O is kind of a pain to stand up.
     
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    i got my amazon 5packs today...

    I ordered 4 of each style...didn't quite get one of each set but I have finished off wave 3 with what I did get!

    Got doubles in both Playroom and Seasons...including two of the Grave Rave sets
     
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    How much would you want/trade for the Grave Rave Set?
     
  18. bearytrek

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    it would be like cost + tax + shipping, I'll message you
     
  19. Rumble02

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    Any cuddle wuddles to sell?
     
  20. Act1on

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    I have one