BotBots Appreciation Thread

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

  1. BB Shockwave

    BB Shockwave Well-Known Member

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    Yeah indeed, interesting the blender was not in the Home Rangers next team. In fact, pretty odd that some teams only have 3 members.
    My guess would be that the returning teams who did not get packs in Series 4 - Retro Replays and Los Deliciosos - will be getting the 8-packs, and we will get 5-packs for Frequent Flyers, Hibotchi Heats and Cardio Clique.
     
  2. Beastbot X

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    Okay, so... I'm not that familiar with Eastern food because I generally don't like it so I don't go to those restaurants, so my Hibotchi Heats descriptions are a bit vague for the most part, but....

    Series 5 Complete List (60 Total, 35 Redecoes):

    Cardio Clique:
    -Tranquillabeast (Headphones)
    -H2-Ego (Sports drink bottle)
    -Bot-T-Builder (Handweight)
    -Nomaste (Yoga mat)
    -Lightweight (Dumbbell)
    -Poo-Shoo (Shoe w/ poo)

    Hibotchi Heats:
    -Drama Sauce (Soy sauce)
    -Wasabi Breath (Sushi)
    -Lieutenant Lo Mein (Box of noodles)
    -Slurp-a-Derp (Bowl of noodles)
    -Super Bubs (Drink cup)
    -The Breaker of Fortunes (Fortune cookie)

    Frequent Flyers:
    -Barf Bag (Backpack fulla barf)
    -Shudder (Digicam)
    -Sandy Shades (Sunglasses)
    -Jet Setter (Book w/ bookmarks)
    -Snuggle Puggle (Neck pillow)
    -Tidy Trunksky (Travel suitcase)

    Los Deliciosos:
    -Bok Bok Bok-o (Taco-- fulla chicken?)
    -Cheeros (Bag of churros)
    -The Corn Crusader (Peruvian purple corn-on-the-cob)
    -Tamale Mal (Tamale)

    Home Rangers:
    -Reptilin' Sleepstylin' (Crib)
    -Leafmeat Alone (Meat grinder)
    -Glam Glare Fancy Flare (Lamp)

    Party Favors:
    -Razzle Tazzeled (Donkey pinata)
    -Buffloon (Balloon)
    -Shifty Gifty (Present)
    -Wah-Waaah the Clown (Party horn)
    -Richmond Cakesmore (Chocolate birthday cake slice)

    Movie Moguls:
    -Sweet Fang (Caramel apple)
    -Bratworst (Brat)
    -Brash Butterhead (Popcorn machine)

    Retro Replays:
    -Outta Order (Broken TV set)
    -Telly (Arcade game mini-cabinet)
    -Camcon (Old shutter camera?)
    -Skippy Dippy Disc (Walkman)

    Science Alliance:
    -Professor Scope (Telescope)
    -Dr. Fraud (Beaker)
    -Special Optics (Microscope)
    -Experi-mental (Centrifuge)
    -Doctor Flicker (Bunsen burner)
    -Data Dump (Desktop computer w/ keyboard)

    Wilderness Troop:
    -Flood Jug (Water jug)
    -Yard Guard (Lawn mower)
    -Unreelz Dealz (Fishing pole)
    -Handy Dandy (Swiss army knife)
    -Lumbering Jack (Boot)

    Winner's Circle:
    -Gold Punch (Boxing glove)
    -Goldim Sum (Empanada)
    -Goldiebites (Cap)
    -Goldito Favorito (Burrito)
    -Sparklin' Gold (Vacuum cleaner)
    -Party Goldster (I know what this is, but I honestly don't know what it's called. Big party horn thing?)
    -Goldie Terrortwirl (Cotton candy)
    -Gol-D (3-D Glasses)
    -Goldpin Baller (Pinball machine)
    -Pour Gold (Watering can)
    -Gold Digger (Spade)
    -SPF Gold (Suncreen bottle)


    NOTE: According to the checklist, ALL of the gold Botbots are either in the single-packs or the 8-packs. I don't know how accurate that is...


    According to this: Transformers Botbots Collectible Figure 8-Packs Wave 4 Case - Entertainment Earth

    The 8-packs will be the Hibotchi Heats and Frequent Flyers. (I know the title says Wave 4 case, but they have another listing that is clearly the actual Wave 4 case, so it's mis-titled.)
     
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  3. Black Convoy

    Black Convoy Proudly Peruvian Transfan Moderator News Staff

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    Cool! I may update the news story with your descriptions later. Just a bit of info: The Corn Crusader is a real Peruvian purple corn. We use it here not to eat but to prepare "chicha morada" a natural and fresh beverage in Peru. I was totally surprised to see it and now I need to get it in urgency!

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  4. SectorStar

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    I thought in one of the recent new commercials someone posted a picture from it that showed an unused version of the game controller and turtle rock mold, or did I just misidentify them? Doesn't seem to be a part of these new teams/figures. But I don't really see how the game controller mold could had fit into any of these other teams honestly unless they wanted to shoe horn it into the retro replays....which wouldn't mix well I think considering it looks more like a modern day controller to me.
     
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  5. Beastbot X

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    I think those two were originally supposed to be in Series 4 but were canned because the molds were also used for Winners' Circle figures. (They may have been planned before the whole "Goldrush Games" gimmick was added.) Botbots doesn't use the same mold more than once in a series.
     
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    Makes sense with what you said.

    So when people are talking about the "blood" on the "hand weight" mold, are we talking about Lightweight? I'm honestly not seeing anything that resembles blood.
     
  7. CrabGrass

    CrabGrass Shrapnel in a trench coat and sunglasses

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    No, the pink weight in the corner of the single pack has what looks like dried blood on it. It might just be the lighting the picture was taken in though.

    Edit: B86D4CE1-AF23-4CC0-9AF3-1525534EFF12.jpeg
    This is what I’m talking about.
     
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  8. Strafe

    Strafe Secretary of Balloon Doggies

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    SWEET MERCIFUL CRAP

    Okay, Gold Digger is cute. XD I love so many of these, what a time to be alive. I love the animals, obviously. Still no cat?
     
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  9. Darth Gonzo

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    Yeah that looks like blood.
     
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    Looking at the whole picture.....it might be something more disgusting than blood. You notice Poo Shoo is on top waving his arms or maybe trying to shake the poo off of him, and the weight is down below (and also part of his same team) so perhaps the "blood" is actually poop that dripped on it? <_<
     
  11. Venixion

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    I like the asian food set, the new science set. And the popcorn machine.
     
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  12. Beastbot X

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    I think I'm renaming "Super Bubs" "Thnikkaman".

    If you get that, give yourself 5 points.
     
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    Boba is delish. I just wish it was a different color.
     
  14. Strafe

    Strafe Secretary of Balloon Doggies

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  15. Tygar128

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    If it were another color it wouldnt be a Boba tea anymore lol
     
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  16. Diamondback

    Diamondback Bitterly Clinging G1 Micromaster Malcontent

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    Dude, there is NOTHING "sweet" or "merciful" about crap in my household...

    Speaking of, Magic Tricksters get fake poo when?
     
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    Oniconvoy The Other Black Repaint

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    That face seems problematic.
     
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    Hey, guy. I need to ask a quick favor. I'm going to try and hunt down the Botbots I need from wave 4, but I don't know the best way to optimize my needs...Could you try and help me figure it out? I'm also just going to focus on plants and sweets from now on, so if I forgot some, please remind me... (I even remembered some after the fact by checking who's where, lol)

    Zwonky donkey (pinata)
    Snotty stem (rose flowers)
    DJ fudgey fresh (chocolate bar)
    Cypops (lolipop)
    Grandma crinkles (bubblegum)
    Frostfetti Frostyface (birthday cake)
    Fancy flutter (ice cream sandwich)
    crumbly yumbly (cookie)
    the cobbler (corn)
    aday (red apple)
    tricitrustops (fresh orange)
    peary peculiar (pear)
    peels the monkey (banana)
    bogusaurus rex (plant dino)


    Cobbler/Snotty stem/Milton is Claw machine #2
    Crumbly Yumbly/Smore's'n'more is Gumball #1
    Frostfetti Frostyface is Gumball #2 (might just go Ebay for this, though)

    The rest elude me on how to optimize.....
     
  19. Oniconvoy

    Oniconvoy The Other Black Repaint

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    So how are your S’more N Mores assembled, guys? I ask because mine was definitely assembled upside-down.

    From the factory:
    60DC55AB-6836-4995-A64E-43A394384768.jpeg
    Corrected:
    E25AD373-EFBC-40A8-8043-C10BAFADF4B4.jpeg

    Is it just my copy or is this universal?
     
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  20. Tygar128

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    Mine was like that too. and from the pics ppl have posted here and on other sites they all seem to be that way