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@  Tm_Silverclaw : (24 January 2020 - 03:27 PM)

1) I don't have Target. 2) can't go into my walmart. I'm surprised Hasbro won't sell the toys on Pulse

@  Bass X0 : (24 January 2020 - 02:43 PM)

I dreamt my phone was ringing and woke up to answer it.

@  Sabrblade : (24 January 2020 - 02:05 PM)

The Lightning Collection figures, the smaller normal-sized Beast Morphers Ranger/enemy/Beast-Bot figures, the role-play morpher and weapon toys, and the simplistic non-combining megazord toys have all been very easy to find at various Targets and Walmarts. It's only been the actual combining Beast Morphers zord toys (which are bizarrely being sold individually this time) that have been hard to find in stores.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (24 January 2020 - 01:49 PM)

Thought I do question Hasbro's almost reluctance to have the toys available anywhere.

@  Paladin : (24 January 2020 - 01:44 PM)

i've been trying to sell mine for weeks...

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (24 January 2020 - 01:37 PM)

I hadn't opened mine yet, but from what I've seen, the general agreement is that the Beast Morpher zords are much better than Bandais.

@  ThunderWear : (24 January 2020 - 11:16 AM)

I'm guessing if they're going to do anything on the level of Legacy Zords, it's being discussed behind NDAs at Toy Fair

@  Rodimus Supreme : (24 January 2020 - 10:38 AM)

Lightning Collection is good, and they're taking their sweet time on making Zords that are better than Bandai's Zords.

@  ThunderWear : (24 January 2020 - 10:34 AM)

So, what's the general PR fandom consensus of the Hasbro run of PR so far? I pretty much stepped out of the community after I got the Bandai Legacy zords I wanted.

@  Paladin : (24 January 2020 - 08:46 AM)

that would require someone to BUY Hasbro PR toys...

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (24 January 2020 - 07:17 AM)

Well hopefully see some cool PR stuff. Wish BBTS sold Hasbro PR toys.

@  fourteenwings : (24 January 2020 - 07:01 AM)

February 22nd through 25th, I feel like it was earlier last year...

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (24 January 2020 - 06:32 AM)

When is NY TF?

@  fourteenwings : (23 January 2020 - 11:43 PM)

I don't know about Hasbro's general policy but I know everybody was on lockdown for Frozen II, which included both LEGO and Hasbro. Plus, I'm guessing everybody is holding off PR for NY Toy Fair? Overall, it's best to remember that Toy Fairs are for buyers, not fans.

@  fourteenwings : (23 January 2020 - 11:41 PM)

LEGO has been doing this for ages, including sending cease and desists when outlets get leaked images.

@  ThunderWear : (23 January 2020 - 10:42 PM)

And then they ended up selling off the brand, so I guess I wasn't the only one.

@  ThunderWear : (23 January 2020 - 10:41 PM)

Last time a toy brand I followed tightened down on toy fair and all the invited guests posted glowing reviews of what they saw, I ended up being disappointed as heck.

@  Steevy Maximus : (23 January 2020 - 10:34 PM)

JediNews UK basically said they got a walkthrough of Lego's showcase...but were legally bound to NOT talk about anything, much less take pics.

@  ThunderWear : (23 January 2020 - 10:24 PM)

I wondered why I had seen basically nothing newsworthy from the event

@  Steevy Maximus : (23 January 2020 - 10:14 PM)

Word is that Hasbro and Lego have their UK Toy Fair stuff on MAJOR lockdown. Full NDAs and everything.

@  ThunderWear : (23 January 2020 - 09:28 PM)

Seeing people say the $0.99 + $20 shipping item is cheaper than the $19.99 + free shipping item and getting tons of likes for it... I just don't know anymore.

@  Telly : (23 January 2020 - 09:11 PM)

if you havent already, y'all check your walmarts clearance aisle. i found siege six shot for $5. course, it could just be my walmart, but never hurts to look

@  Vexwing : (23 January 2020 - 07:20 PM)

Candlejack is going to need more ro

@  Patch : (23 January 2020 - 06:30 PM)

I thought you had to type out Candlejack's full name bef

@  Maximus Ambus : (23 January 2020 - 02:46 PM)

I typed in the wrong tab.

@  Paladin : (23 January 2020 - 02:32 PM)

must've been the works of Candleja

@  Telly : (23 January 2020 - 02:06 PM)

looks like maximus wiped himself out mid-sentence

@  Maximus Ambus : (23 January 2020 - 08:42 AM)

Disregard this.

@  TheMightyMol... : (22 January 2020 - 06:58 PM)

Bold of you all to assume we won't wipe ourselves out in 50 years.

@  Benbot : (22 January 2020 - 04:27 PM)

There will be no UBI, people will just live in a ditch while they celebrate owning the libs.

@  Rycochet : (22 January 2020 - 03:24 PM)

In 50 years, retail will be dead because all stores are staffless fully automated operations controlled by Amazon. The UBI will be less than a fifth of what it actually costs to live after two decades of cuts and.a steadfast refusal to match inflation.

@  Maximus Ambus : (22 January 2020 - 02:55 PM)

In fifty years retail will be a thing of the past through robots, printers and Universal Basic Income.

@  Rodimus Supreme : (21 January 2020 - 11:16 AM)

Big retailers just don't want money anymore, so let's not give them any,

@  TheMightyMol... : (20 January 2020 - 04:12 PM)

This place is a madhouse, feels like being cloned.

@  Maximus Ambus : (20 January 2020 - 03:38 PM)

I took one step beyond the outer limits to the twilight zone.

@  TheMightyMol... : (20 January 2020 - 10:19 AM)

All retail is basically the same.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (20 January 2020 - 10:00 AM)

Walmart just needs to go bankrupt already.

@  ThunderWear : (20 January 2020 - 07:19 AM)

They didn't put the 35th anniversary stuff back out until after new year. I'm no retail expert, but I feel like having stock on the shelf is better than the back. Especially toys at christmas time.

@  ThunderWear : (20 January 2020 - 07:18 AM)

Yeah, my local walmart took away the 35th anniversary endcap weeks before Christmas and left the Transformer section empty well past Christmas.

@  TheMightyMol... : (20 January 2020 - 04:44 AM)

Mine only has the 35th Anniversary Voyagers. A whole lot of them.

@  Telly : (19 January 2020 - 11:35 PM)

just be happy your walmart even stocks voyagers. mine doesnt

@  Steevy Maximus : (19 January 2020 - 08:53 PM)

Figures that Walmart finally restocks Studio Voyagers...with Wave ONE

@  ThunderWear : (19 January 2020 - 09:27 AM)

I snagged Rainmakers for half off.  They make me want jolly ranchers.

@  Trpodeca : (18 January 2020 - 04:21 PM)

I was using my account on another comptuer, and oddly it seemed to default to $US rather than converting it.

@  TM2-Megatron : (18 January 2020 - 02:02 PM)

You should be able to set eBay to display in your local currency, although personally I like to know the actual currency the item is listed in so I know if I need to account for forex fees or not

@  Trpodeca : (18 January 2020 - 06:34 AM)

I'd also like to take the opportunity to say I despise Ebay for showing the list prices in US money.

@  Trpodeca : (18 January 2020 - 06:23 AM)

Well there is an overpriced limited edition, but I don't want to pay that much money for it.

@  Trpodeca : (18 January 2020 - 06:21 AM)

Well great. The one Usagi Yojimbo volume I don't have and it's out of stock.

@  Rycochet : (17 January 2020 - 06:15 PM)

I both love and hate that the Alien franchise seems to have had more luck finding a niche as a line of children's toys than it has at producing worthwhile films.

@  Donocropolis : (17 January 2020 - 06:35 AM)

I've seen them on the shelves at Walmart. They're pretty great looking retro Aliens toys. https://www.walmart....-Vary/934039489


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#1 Kalidor

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Posted 17 June 2015 - 10:58 PM

This is the official Allspark Botcon 2015 Super thread. You can keep up with all the latest discussions, revelations and fun right here!


Edited by Jalaguy, 19 June 2015 - 03:10 PM.


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Posted 17 June 2015 - 11:01 PM

Got here tonight. Picked up my box set. So far having a blast will be at the Customizing class tomorrow!

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Posted 17 June 2015 - 11:02 PM

Reposting this from the previous thread, original pic source here - http://www.seibertro...ic-cover/33228/

 

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No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

Its just arrogant laziness to know you're spelling a word incorrectly and not correct yourself or ignore the advice when people do tell you how to spell a word correctly.

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Posted 17 June 2015 - 11:12 PM

If you want an easy reference to all our news, be sure to check the pinned post on the front page at http://www.allspark.comas well. I just uploaded some pics. 



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Posted 17 June 2015 - 11:26 PM

I'm seeing it live, but I look forward to the reactions online.


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Posted 17 June 2015 - 11:51 PM

Lots of photos here. http://www.allspark....d-set-and-more/

Also the comic's Seeker pages have been color corrected to be specific Seekers.

Nacelle
Henkei Skywarp
Universe Acidstorm
SG / AM Thundercracker
BotCon 2007 Thundercracker
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Both Skywarps appear on panel with each other! :love

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Posted 17 June 2015 - 11:53 PM

So, I'm guessing that Beet-Chit is the blue Chop Shop, and of course Zaptrap is the red Skrapnel, but what name did they give the red Reflector?



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Posted 17 June 2015 - 11:56 PM

Dia and Cline are Hounds guns and
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Posted 17 June 2015 - 11:57 PM

So, I'm guessing that Beet-Chit is the blue Chop Shop, and of course Zaptrap is the red Skrapnel, but what name did they give the red Reflector?


Spy-Eye. Who works with the Diaclone crew.

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Posted 18 June 2015 - 12:00 AM

My God, those Kreons.


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Posted 18 June 2015 - 12:04 AM

Dia and Cline are Hounds guns and

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Is Dia a redeco of Caliburst or Holepunch?
 
 
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#12 Walky

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Posted 18 June 2015 - 12:07 AM

ZapTrap and his partner Eat-Shi--- er, I mean Beet-Chit.

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Posted 18 June 2015 - 12:09 AM

Lots of photos here. http://www.allspark....d-set-and-more/

You might want to use thumbnails so our computers aren't forced to load 20+ huge images at once.

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Posted 18 June 2015 - 12:18 AM

Dia and Cline are Hounds guns and

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Is Dia a redeco of Caliburst or Holepunch?
 
 
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Caliburst.

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Posted 18 June 2015 - 05:59 AM

Courtesy of Randy again, we've got some pictures of the souvenir figures as they appear in the comic:

http://www.allspark....nirs-via-comic/

Sgt. Hound has a new head!

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Posted 18 June 2015 - 06:02 AM

DID SOMEBODY SAY KRE-O ROBOT MASTER, NIGHTBIRD, DR ARKEVILLE, AUTOBOT X,. and SENTINEL PRIME WITH HEADMASTER



#17 Walky

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Posted 18 June 2015 - 06:16 AM

no

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Posted 18 June 2015 - 06:23 AM

Wiki lists someone named Spy-Eye with Skrapnel. Who is that?



#19 Jalaguy

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Posted 18 June 2015 - 06:28 AM

They're the red Reflector that also comes with them. Not named on the bio card but Randy gave us the name from (I assume?) the comic.

Or are you asking who they're homaging? In which case the answer is probably 'some little Diaclone bloke'.

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Posted 18 June 2015 - 06:35 AM

No, just wondered who they were.

 

(anyone figure out who the other two Waspy's are)