BotBots Appreciation Thread

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

  1. Negativedark

    Negativedark Stealth Gesalt

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    I'm not a huge collector of these, but I've picked up a few packs and gotten some for stocking stuffers last year. Sadly not going to this year, since they've been sold out in my area. But it's a fun line, I love it if for no other reason than the variety of alt modes, which pretty unique and the ammount of character their facial expressions have. Nope Soap's probably my favorite of the ones I've got.

    I'm actually hoping for a good cartoon that is a long runner, and that this means the line is going to continue. And not be one of those cases where Hasbro gets the cartoon out after the acompanying line has ended.
     
  2. TF14

    TF14 Well-Known Member

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    Wait what?? When did we hear about a Botbots show?
    Edit: Apparently we heard just this morning! Wow I’m honestly shocked, I had all but given up on this line I can’t believe we’re finally getting a show and hopefully more toys!!!
     
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  3. Tygar128

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    I thought he was a book with bookmarks
     
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  4. bearytrek

    bearytrek Unicron Backer #1...

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    wow, cartoon series in development?

    Botbots live!

    Guess this is the Christmas present we all were hoping for
     
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  5. Heavynova

    Heavynova ExoSuitDinosaur

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    Wait, when did this happen?! I'm gonna need someone to snag my few missing s5 blind packs...
     
  6. GiganGoji

    GiganGoji Well-Known Member

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    They hit my local stores within the past few days.
     
  7. Venixion

    Venixion Its always the middle of the night in Moonside

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    Not to mention arcade and pinball cabinets
     
  8. engledogg

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    Hmm...I've never heard of Grocery Outlet - turns out there are a few on the other side of the state (PA).

    No one sells BotBots around here anymore...there are a few older series stragglers at a Family Dollar I sometimes go to that they refuse to mark down, but that's it.

    So, if anyone has access to any Series 5 blindpacks, or Series 4 for that matter, please let me know.

    MIKE
    engledogg
     
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  9. Ikkstakk

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    Maybe with the show coming, Hasbro will repackage the Series 5 figures in a future series.
     
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  10. Rattrap Primal

    Rattrap Primal Geek Overlord, Botbot Collector

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    With a Show, who do you think would be the Main Cast?
     
  11. Diamondback

    Diamondback Bitterly Clinging G1 Micromaster Malcontent

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    It's an early 1990s Mattel line called Computer Warriors, very short-lived.
     
  12. Michael Payton

    Michael Payton Well-Known Member

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    I imagine that whichever characters/tribes are dominant in the show will be the focus of the new toyline. There are over 300 characters now. I would imagine the show narrows down the focus just a touch. LOL
     
  13. Capirus

    Capirus The Gray

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    Initially I thought so too, but the Botbot site listed him as a passport. Is that site still up?
     
  14. NemiMonkey

    NemiMonkey Whippin Dem Fungals

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    Yes it is. Just used it the other day because I blanked on the gender of a few botbots.
     
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  15. Strafe

    Strafe Secretary of Balloon Doggies

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  16. Capirus

    Capirus The Gray

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  17. Max Cross

    Max Cross In-And-Out Spy

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    Yeah, I say it's not worth the risk (in a jokingly manner).

    Hmm, maybe we could see some pack like that for Costco probably for Christmas 2021. Heck, I remember back in December 2009, I got a big pack of Bakugans with a magnetic poster and briefcase to hold all your Bakugans and trading cards. Maybe Hasbro can do something like that with a poster to show all the BotBots that you have including Series 1.5 and a briefcase to hold at least 28 BotBots, now how's that for an idea Hasbro?
     
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  18. MagicDishwasher

    MagicDishwasher Roustabout

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    Thank you so much, man! Was beginning to give up hope of ever finding these, but I just scored a full set of all the unique ones at the Grocery Outlet in South Pasadena, CA. For the moment, I'm now the proud owner of a COMPLETE set of Botbots :bay 
     
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  19. Max Cross

    Max Cross In-And-Out Spy

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    What is the location of this Grocery Outlet in Pasadena one you mention about?
     
  20. MagicDishwasher

    MagicDishwasher Roustabout

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    1401 Huntington Drive
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