BotBots Appreciation Thread

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

  1. Lbsammills51

    Lbsammills51 Well-Known Member

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    So, checking in, but are most Targets pulling their markers for BotBots? One of my local Targets appears to have done so, but I haven't checked the other ones. If so, where else does that leave people to look for them? I'm in SoCal, and I remember it mentioned that Grocery Outlets were stocking some? I think I have one by me, if it's the same thing.
     
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  2. OCProwl

    OCProwl Autobot Dad

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    Series 5 Singles and 5-packs were showing up at Grocery Outlet just a few days before Christmas. I haven't looked since then so no idea if it was a holiday one-off or if they are still stocking them. I only saw the Singles personally.

    I haven't seen Botbots at Target since the post-holiday clearance and reset.

    I'm in SoCal too.
     
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    All of my Targets have removed BB pegs and replaced them with Beehive and bare pegs for more Tiny Turbos, and only one Grocery Outlet got BB's in my area and most of those were gone before I got there. :( 

    Still looking for eight of the Recommended Buy singles, Cardio Clique #1 and Party Favors #2 to get caught up.
     
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  4. prime roller

    prime roller 昔者莊周夢為胡蝶⋯

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    If Hot Rod was a hardcore right-wing Functionalist: 9767A22E-FE30-483C-A018-F481B374FC45.jpeg

    And a Taiwan traditional character Mandarin version:
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  5. vvvTheONEvvv

    vvvTheONEvvv \/ He Thinks He's Smart.

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    I don't get it?
     
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  6. prime roller

    prime roller 昔者莊周夢為胡蝶⋯

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    Is it because I should have written “Functionist” instead of “Functionalist”? Functionism - Transformers Wiki

    The point is, there’s a Botbot being cut up because he’s pizza, and the other two are shocked and horrified, and Hot Rod’s saw looks like a pizza cutter.
     
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  7. vvvTheONEvvv

    vvvTheONEvvv \/ He Thinks He's Smart.

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    Nah, it was the "right-wing" inclusion I was questioning.

    Still, cool pic. :thumb 
     
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  8. Ryan F

    Ryan F Transform and Roll Out!

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    Segregation based on what someone looks like is far-right, I guess; but on the other hand, the stratification of the populace by ability is pure Marxism (“From each according to his ability” etc.).

    People see what they want to see I guess. Was the Functionalist Universe based on segregation-era USA, or Soviet Russia?

    Anyway, BotBots are cool, and Fun Gus is really underrated.
     
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    Everything bad is right wing, didn't you hear? ‍
     
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  10. vvvTheONEvvv

    vvvTheONEvvv \/ He Thinks He's Smart.

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    "Fake News"
     
  11. prime roller

    prime roller 昔者莊周夢為胡蝶⋯

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    Alright guys, all this commenting on me writing “right wing” is showing more overthinking than necessary. Yes, too far in either direction can lead to bad things, but whichever political direction you think is right or lean towards yourself ...It doesn’t matter — because we’re not in a TF universe where there is a (dare I say it) extreme right wing social order and hierarchical political system in place depending on what you can transform your body into! In the fictional Functionist society, what function do you think a piece of pizza Transformer would have?
    If Hot Rod was a hardcore right wing (or far right) Functionist, well he’s got a big ol’ pizza cutter, and he’s divvying up poor lil’ Duderoni there.
     
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  12. TF14

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    Anyway... it’s mid February, and while there’s no Toyfair this year Hasbro has been sending out “exclusive transformers reveals” to the usual suspects (that big ol rescue bots Optimus from yesterday for example) what are the odds we get some Botbots info soon?
     
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    Dang, Hot Rod. You don't have to take everything so seriously.
     
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    Probably good odds. It's as if Hasbro forgot about the line and while making new Kingdoms figures or something, BotBots just popped back to their head. So I'm gonna take a gamble and say we can expect some news on the line this year. Also, why isn't there a Toyfair this year?
     
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    Covid
     
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    Honestly I didn't think about that
     
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    New York is still shutdown, but I heard that they're moving the main-event effort to Dallas Toy Fair in October.

    BTW, Series 5 5-packs starting to show up at some Krogers in Ohio. Ohio Transformers Sightings
     
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  18. Tygar128

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    LOL that was a legit question? LOL Must be nice living on a planet without Covid, or a country that doesnt know Covid has lead to restricted social gatherings and social distancing. For the rest of earth its been a part of daily life for over a year. Hahahaha
     
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  19. Ikkstakk

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    Series 5 5-packs also appearing at Krogers in Kentucky. (What is it with Botbots and grocery stores?)
     
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    Botbots Netlifx show????
     
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