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Any confiscated items at Botcon?

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#1 Robowang


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Posted 30 April 2012 - 01:35 PM

Just wondering if there are any stories of interest regarding the no 3rd party stuff rules and confiscation at Botcon. Were any Funpub or Hasbro reps actually walking around checking dealer booths? Did Brian Savage raid any room trading parties? Did Aaron Archer eat any Igear toys?

And most importantly, did anyone sell any Warbot Defender art?

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Posted 30 April 2012 - 09:59 PM

I heard that Robot Kingdom got a visit at their booth from one of the Hasbro reps and were told to get rid of some of the third party merchandise they were displaying. But nothing was confiscated in that case that I heard about. And Captured Prey was subtly displaying MMC's Cyclops, plus actually selling Renderform's Goldbug upgrade parts, and nothing seemed to happen to them. What little action there was in enforcement seemed to be pretty easy-hand level. Hopefully if this stipulation remains in the future, compliance and enforcement will maintain their relative levels of respect.

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Posted 01 May 2012 - 05:31 AM

Other than Captured Prey being douche-bags I didn't notice anything.
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Posted 01 May 2012 - 08:47 AM

Substantial quantities of my money seem to have been confiscated by various parties at the con, and somehow various toys were left in the place of said legal tender icon-fire.gif

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#5 ▲ndrusi


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Posted 01 May 2012 - 10:14 AM

QUOTE(Robowang @ Apr 30 2012, 02:35 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Did Aaron Archer eat any Igear toys?

No, that was me. They were delicious.

QUOTE(orionpax44 @ Jun 24 2012, 01:03 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Childrens toys? whaa the boxes seriously say ages 5+ I consider myself the plus.
QUOTE(mx-01 archon @ Sep 9 2012, 01:53 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
You're talking to ▲ndrusi. Assume everything that he posts is snark.

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 11:52 AM

yeah, robot kingdom had to put some stuff away, but nothing outside of that.

All the good stuff was up at the 'Parts Parties' after the con.
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Posted 09 May 2012 - 10:41 PM

The ban on third party toys just made their sale more underground, but barely inconvenient.

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Posted 11 May 2012 - 07:20 AM

QUOTE(skankerzero @ May 3 2012, 12:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
All the good stuff was up at the 'Parts Parties' after the con.

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Posted 23 May 2012 - 05:46 PM

Some dealer had the PCC third party transforming limbs on display, right?
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Posted 23 May 2012 - 06:09 PM

That was Robot Kingdom. They were also displaying a Hercules, and the Perfect Effect blue motorcycle "Arcee" on and off.

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