BotBots Appreciation Thread

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

  1. TF14

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    Yep, mine was like that too
     
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    Oniconvoy The Other Black Repaint

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    “Well, I’m done with online dating!”

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    Honeydew, strawberry mango and so many others
     
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    those are flavored milk drinks with Boba. which is a latter product. Originally it started with Boba milk tea only. so the original is wider and more well known and much more iconic.
     
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    Don't care. Don't diss da fruit boba.:throw 



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    Beastbot X Biding His Time, Building His Botbot Army...

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    "Shut up, kid!"

    No pack has more than 2 in your list. There's really lots of ways you could go about this, it probably depends on what you're able to find easiest.

    It's common, but not universal. Out of my 2 S'more N'mores, one was assembled like yours, one was assembled correctly. It's easily fixed, regardless.
     
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    Yeah they're all like that. I pointed it out early on but I don't think enough people had it in hand then to know what i was talking about, haha! Luckily it's an easy swap.
     
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    I dunno, having two articulated legs seems to me more logical than having what, separate antennae?
    Actually Lightweight is the Dumbbell. Bot-T-Builder is the handweight / murder weapon.

    And Nomaste is that rubber foam sheet you lie on to when working out, rolled up. I dunno what the english word is.

    Buffloon is one of those metallic colored party balloons.
     
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  9. Strafe

    Strafe Secretary of Balloon Doggies

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    Yeah, it’s definitely a Yoga mat, the name gives it away.
     
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    Ah, okay, I totally didn't catch the "Nomaste" pun. I was thinking it meant "No mas" i.e. "No more", because the clothes in it stink.

    Didn't catch that about Buffloon, either. And can you tell I don't go to the gym that often? I'll update the list.

    (Also finally remembered what Experi-Mental is called-- it's a centrifuge. Was on the tip of my tongue when I was making that list.)
     
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    marvel b Bearer of the Matrix of Smash

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    Wait...Is that drink in wave 5 Bubble tea??? I need that in my collection for another thread!!!!
    Alright, that explains my problems trying to figure it out. Thank you!
     
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    Strafe Secretary of Balloon Doggies

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    In your defense, neither my gym nor any I’ve ever been to have had kettlebells. (What Lightweight transforms into)

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    When I see those things, I think of old timey Pringles can mustache workout bros.
     
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    Wow, I must be totally out of the loop.

    I have zero idea what Boba tea is...only Boba I know is Fett. I can't stand tea (or coffee, for that matter), so maybe that's why.

    I also thought Nomaste was a duffel bag. So can someone please explain to my ignorant self what the joke is with that name? I don't go to gyms nor do I ever work out, so...I'm clueless.

    Oh my, that's not good. Hasbro better change that ASAP, unless they want to be accused of racial stereotyping.
     
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    Bubble tea is a drink in that side of the world that was quite memed on for a while there. Here is a pic I completely intend to recreate.
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    Among other references but that is more for other threads..
    *raises eyebrows intentively*
     
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  15. Strafe

    Strafe Secretary of Balloon Doggies

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    It comes from “namaste”, which is a word often attached to yoga that expresses reverence or polite regard. Some people attach spirituality to it (which I’ve never quite understood, but respect). And although it’s not quite a literal translation, it’s also used to convey recognition of the light in others.
    Like most things that are ancient, it’s a little silly in modern context. But it’s at least respectful.

    Kinda digging that we have these jock stuff teams that finally offer a chance for me to contribute something useful here.
     
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    I hope by the time BotBots ends their mall will be bigger and have more places in it to go then the West Edmonton Mall.
     
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    I have shown the list to a colleague (I often bring in toys to work and pretty much everyone loves the Botbots) and she identified the bubble tea for me too! Never heard of those but we do have various fruit soup with these "bubbles" in the local sushi restaurant chains so I assume this is a japanese thing too.
    Yep he is a blood centrifuge! Quite surprised about some of the alt modes, I doubt most kids would know what these, or the Retro Replays are.
    Well, with that logic the chocolate cake can be accused of being blackface (since its body is white)... ;)  I am sure Lo Mein won't look that offensive up close. We have only seen a blurry pic.

    Given the many, many horrible online games about stuff like "Elza goes to dentis"... I think she'd shrug and go "Well, could be worse" :D 
     
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    Namaste is how its actually spelled.
     
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