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@  Sabrblade : (14 May 2021 - 09:34 PM)

English needs to revive pork in everyday text.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (14 May 2021 - 09:26 PM)

English needs to revive porn in everyday text.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (14 May 2021 - 09:10 PM)

English needs to revive ţorn in everyday text.

@  Patch : (14 May 2021 - 05:53 PM)


@  Nevermore : (14 May 2021 - 06:09 AM)


@  TheMightyMol... : (14 May 2021 - 04:49 AM)


@  PlutoniumBoss : (14 May 2021 - 03:50 AM)


@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (13 May 2021 - 11:46 PM)


@  Telly : (13 May 2021 - 09:08 PM)


@  CORVUS : (13 May 2021 - 08:54 PM)


@  Trigggerr : (13 May 2021 - 07:46 PM)


@  TheMightyMol... : (13 May 2021 - 04:41 PM)

Yeah, my hybrid does that when idling or at low speeds. Otherwise it's almost completely silent.

@  ZakuConvoy : (13 May 2021 - 02:27 PM)

That might actually be a fake noise they make electric cars make so pedestrians can hear them. Some cars even let you pick out what noise they make.

@  wonko the sane? : (13 May 2021 - 11:20 AM)

Actually heard a car with that electric, scifi-hum to it. Made me realize that we kinda are living in the future...

@  tigerhawk : (13 May 2021 - 03:28 AM)

Nearly thirty Studio Series figs including the '86 line. "I won't touch that." I said a few years ago when deluxe wave 5 came to my store for a tenner each. My latest one' is 72 Starscream.

@  Steevy Maximus : (10 May 2021 - 05:22 PM)

God, it's such a pain to have a local email address shut down. So many accounts to update...

@  Bass X0 : (10 May 2021 - 04:43 PM)

"Let's make a bargain, shall we? You ask Primus for help and I'll stop the moment He shows up."

@  tigerhawk : (10 May 2021 - 02:56 AM)

The 1988 G1 line up could all have been done as Titan Master things, I figure the Pretenders could be done as Titan Master Drones and Prime Master shells.

@  Cyoti : (08 May 2021 - 11:14 AM)

Perfect is the enemy of the good. And it's still better than making him a remold of RTS Jazz as planned originally. Fact of the matter is: Nightbeat is just not a priority with Hasbro.

@  Demovere Xeno : (08 May 2021 - 08:58 AM)

Generations Nightbeat never really scratched that itch sadly; he looked okay, but his transformation was fiddly, his robot mode had far too many bits and pieces flopping around unsecured, and his chest dragged along the surface in var mode. =/

@  Demovere Xeno : (08 May 2021 - 08:57 AM)

I second wishing that we got a Deluxe Nightbeat from TR, mostly because as a kid he was second-in-command to my old Powermaster Optimus for the longest time. =P

@  tigerhawk : (08 May 2021 - 05:41 AM)

Wipe Out and Wilder it coulda been: Wipe Out is down in the dumps because the Scramble City Trypticon was destroyed and left him a drifting to the point he arrives in Legends World, he finds Wilder and both go on a crime spree subverted by their realisation neither gets any joy from it until they stop a violent crook together and become anti heroes. (Bass XO beat me!)

@  Bass X0 : (08 May 2021 - 05:39 AM)

Yes, Nightbeat and Siren would have been easy remolds of Chromedome - just give them new chests and each other's Titan Master heads. Fangry and Squeezeplay would be remolded from Twinferno with their own Titan Master heads. And Horri-Bull would have been remolded from Wolfwire.

@  Rycochet : (07 May 2021 - 05:10 PM)

Surprised we didn't get a full size retool from the monsterbot mold. I'd rather have a CW Ironhide retool though, we need a van Wilder.

@  tigerhawk : (07 May 2021 - 04:19 PM)

I just noticed Wilder was the only omission from Takara Legends.

@  Nevermore : (07 May 2021 - 06:01 AM)

Even more weirdly, it was the early shift where some people had their regular day off for the week, while the late shift was supposed to have full attendance (not counting sick days, vacations and overtime reduction).

@  Nevermore : (07 May 2021 - 01:15 AM)

The weirdest part was that there was a steady influx of voters during the early shift, while hardly anyone showed up during the late shift.

@  Nevermore : (07 May 2021 - 01:14 AM)

Wow, that was a long day. But it's over, and I finally got some sleep. Not particularly happy with the outcome, but then again, my candidates both admit they didn't really campaign that much.

@  Echowarrior : (06 May 2021 - 08:56 PM)

Best of luck, Nevermore.

@  wonko the sane? : (06 May 2021 - 10:18 AM)

Best of luck man.

@  electricidad : (05 May 2021 - 03:22 PM)


@  Nevermore : (05 May 2021 - 03:14 PM)

The election committee whose chairman I am has been preparing this election since February. There's no real gain for me either way, so I don't care that much for the outcome, but it's going to be a stressful day for me either way.

@  Nevermore : (05 May 2021 - 03:13 PM)

Wish me luck. Tomorrow is this year's supervisory board election at my workplace, and I'm the guy in charge of organizing the election.

@  tigerhawk : (05 May 2021 - 01:30 PM)

I have two Overlords one was faulty with a melted foot and they never took it back but replaced it, I just checked the guns, both the handles seem to be turning white.

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 May 2021 - 07:38 PM)

REVELATION! Towering war machines more durable than nerd!

@  Telly : (04 May 2021 - 07:18 PM)

pansy. my trypticon AND scorponok took a header from 4 feet up and only had parts pop off that were easily reattached. guess 'cons are tougher...

@  tigerhawk : (04 May 2021 - 04:03 PM)

My TR Perceptor fell and the titan master peg in the leg snapped off. Fortunately I have the Legends one.

@  wonko the sane? : (02 May 2021 - 08:50 PM)

It's a fairly well known fact that "it's a wonderful life" only became popular after it dropped into the public domain. So, yeah, they probably did.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (02 May 2021 - 08:29 PM)

I read an interesting observation on Twitter. If it is the natural course of a human to grow into Grandpa Abe yelling at a cloud, but nostalgia also yields rose-tinted glasses for the likes of one's youth, then did Greatest Generation adults bemoan how Baby Boomer children loved box office flops such as The Wizard of Oz and It's a Wonderful Life?

@  Steevy Maximus : (02 May 2021 - 09:54 AM)

You’re traveling down a rabbit hole I dare not follow

@  Otaku : (02 May 2021 - 09:26 AM)

At the same time, with my almost non-existent knowledge of Japanese and how oddly some things translate, seeing "Gorgeous Giorgios Gorges" made me wonder if that would make it "JoJoJo"... which now has my brain terrified of a weird Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo/Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Crossover. @[email protected]

@  Otaku : (02 May 2021 - 09:24 AM)

It is always weird when things align.  This talk of Gorgeous Giorgios Gorges in the SquawkBox reminded me of King Gorgeous Gorge on the FoxBox.

@  -LittleAutob... : (01 May 2021 - 08:52 PM)


@  Nevermore : (01 May 2021 - 09:03 AM)

I got one even better: After that character by the name of Gorgeous Giorgios dies in a gorge, they name that whole area after him: The Gorgeous Giorgios Gorges.

@  tigerhawk : (30 April 2021 - 01:56 AM)

Paint apps did slide notably during TR, wave one's Titan Masters had detail but wave 2 onwards was absent of them. Wave 5's Ramhorn, Dreadnaut, Scorchfire and Aimless had detail but Murk and Hazard didn't, can't speak for Flameout as I got Legends Twintwist and Slugslinger.

@  kizudarake : (29 April 2021 - 04:50 PM)

Anyone here got any g1 jet fire parts for sale?

@  wonko the sane? : (29 April 2021 - 04:12 PM)

Other than a few overly tight joints, the paints apps are my single complaint about the generations line.

@  tigerhawk : (29 April 2021 - 02:25 PM)

I just saw Legends Leo Prime now I wish Titans Return Alpha Trion had a few more paint apps for ship mode.

@  walruslaw : (28 April 2021 - 09:33 PM)


@  CORVUS : (27 April 2021 - 08:11 PM)


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BotBots: Gotta Catch a Mall!

Botbots Blind bags Where the creativity went I guess

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#1041 Platypus Prime

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Posted 19 February 2019 - 11:26 AM

"So what's your name, new guy?"
"Must Turd."
"Sure, sure, we have a bathroom in the back.  Don't use King Toots, though, it really ticks him off, but we'd still like to know your name."
"Must Turd."
"Oh...that bad, huh?  Well, go take care of things first, then tell us who you are."

#1042 SG Roadbuster

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Posted 19 February 2019 - 11:36 AM

So any ideas for future tribes they might do?

more power tools?

Laboratory equipment.

doctor's tools (stethoscope, hypodermic needle, scalpel, defibrillator, etc

police equipment. (badge, taser, handcuffs, flashlight, radio, mustache)

#1043 Boss Borot

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Posted 19 February 2019 - 11:50 AM

pink bonbon with sprinkles

You mean a doughnut hole.

Oh crap, it is! Same color as Sprinkleberry, even! :D

As for new tribes, we need an automotive group. Tires, wrenches, motor oil bottles, batteries, etc.
Maybe a cleaning group too. Mop, broom, vacuum cleaner, spray bottles..
And an arts n crafts group with an easel, palette, tubes and cans of paint, brushes and rollers..

#1044 Darth Gonzo

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Posted 19 February 2019 - 02:21 PM

Maybe a Bedroom tribe: a pillow, a nightlight, a slipper, an alarm clock, etc.

Also maybe a Camping site tribe: a sleeping bag, a camp fire?, a s'more, a flashlight, etc.

As well as maybe a Living room tribe: a coffee table, a TV remote, a newspaper, etc.

#1045 Master Fwiffo

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Posted 19 February 2019 - 04:24 PM

I think Ive decided Ill be a mold completionist on these. Getting the entire cabal seems futile, and most of the repaints are boring. Instead Ill focus on new molds or repaints that are particularly good - Must-Turd is a must(erd), I love the Hockey Puck redeco, and the fire log is hilarious. Basically ones that take a redeco and turn it into something new rather than same thing new color.


#1046 Telly


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Posted 19 February 2019 - 06:20 PM

i got some botbots!! finally found some when i was out of town. picked up 3 8 packs. i got:


laceface (i really wanted this one to go with tr blitzwing)

kidd klobber (clobber? different spelling on the website)

unilla icequeencone

skillz punk

poo sham

sticky mcgee

nail byter

and burgertron as the blind one


another sticky mcgee...

angry cheese

fottle barts

sippy slurps


goob toob

venus frogtrap

and clogstopper (YES!!) as the blind one


another batsby...

arctic guzzlerush

sprinkleberry d'uhnut

hawt diggity


major lee screwge (who is of course voiced by r lee ermey)

king toots

and game over as the blind one


i didnt want to get doubles my first time out, but it was the only way to get the ones i wanted with what was available


now to fiddle with them and try to figure out where to put them so they arent crowding my desk!

Edited by Telly, 19 February 2019 - 06:58 PM.

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Posted 19 February 2019 - 07:16 PM

Well that was fast: series 2 is already in the hands of at least one blogger.



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Posted 20 February 2019 - 06:09 AM

TFwiki Tweeted closer looks at some of the upcoming package art:



Crib-dino and Shushifier are terrifying.

Frostferatu repaint looks kinda heroic. Wonder what his persona will be. Superhero? King?

Duckie looks awesome in robot mode.

Huh, Triceratops/Rotten Orange, I haven't seen that one before.

-ZacWilliam, Citrus Ceratopsians have at least a little repaint potential.

Edited by ZacWilliam1, 20 February 2019 - 06:10 AM.

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#1049 Noideaforaname


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Posted 20 February 2019 - 08:37 AM

TEETH GROUND SHARP AND EYES GLOWIN-- wait, a walking stick? Zzzzs? He's an old grandpa! He falls asleep so much he just turns into a crib so he can keep watch over baby without having to stay awake.

#1050 Sabrblade


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Posted 20 February 2019 - 09:08 AM

TEETH GROUND SHARP AND EYES GLOWIN-- wait, a walking stick?

Naw, think of it as a pipe. As in a blunt instrument for used for beating. ;)

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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.

#1051 lastmaximal


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Posted 20 February 2019 - 12:50 PM

Kind of disappointed that they just reused Plop Father's art with Disgusto Desserto colors rather than this.

Also, just realizing Slobber Rock is now colored like a salamander of sorts,
which is super cool. Love that high contrast.

Edited by lastmaximal, 20 February 2019 - 11:31 PM.

Virtually every custom as good as the title suggests!

#1052 Jalaguy


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Posted 20 February 2019 - 02:31 PM

Here's how the Arcade Renegades are being released!

Transformers Toys BotBots Arcade Renegades Surprise 16 Figures - Mystery 2-In-1 Figures
(Ages 5 and Up / Approx. Retail Price: $29.99/ Available: 08/01/2019)

Not long ago, a glowing mist of Energon came down from the sky and covered a shopping mall. The things inside came to life as little Transformers robots! These bots can hide in plain sight as everyday objects, meaning no one knows what's a bot and what's not! Mischievous, funny, and super silly, these are… BotBots!

The Arcade Renegades are true button mashers, obsessed with everything about arcade video games. These bots play to win and have the prize tickets to prove it! Collectable BOTBOTS figures are around 1-inch tall and convert between 2 fun modes—a robot and a random object—in 3 to 5 easy steps! Each Arcade Renegades Surprise pack includes 16 figures: 12 Arcade Renegades characters, and 4 random characters from other teams! For a fun unboxing surprise, mash the big orange buttons on the cabinet game-themed Arcade Renegades Surprise pack to reveal the mystery characters inside! Arcade Renegades characters are KNOTZEL the pretzel, DRIVER TED the racing game, CLAWSOME the claw game, TUTU PUFFZ the cotton candy, OLD COOL the cabinet game, BANK SHOT the pinball machine, CACKLE CORN the popcorn, GREED FEED the ticket monster, 24K-BIT the gold coin, TANGRY TART the lollipop, SHERIFF SUGARFEET the doughnut, SWEET CHEAT the candy bar, PIXELFIN the hat, PAPA CLICK the camera, THE FIZZ the soda cup and WRIST BANNED the wrist band.

Look for other BOTBOTS packs (available in blind bags, 5-packs, and 8-packs. Each sold separately. Subject to availability) to find different characters! You can collect 190 characters in 2019! Lots to collect and 1 hidden character to discover inside each pack. Convert and see what bot you got! Available on HasbroPulse.com and other major retailers.

EDIT: Hang on, wait, there's 16 Renegades but you only get 12 per pack! That's a dick move if you're forced to buy two or more $30 packs to complete the tribe...

Edited by Jalaguy, 20 February 2019 - 02:34 PM.

#1053 Jenny

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Posted 20 February 2019 - 02:36 PM


24K-BIT the gold coin

lol bitcoin

#1054 Vexwing


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Posted 20 February 2019 - 03:15 PM

He's an old grandpa!


He's a dinosaur, both literally and figuratively.

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Posted 20 February 2019 - 03:17 PM

Is Driver Ted a pun on Drivers Ed?

Also yeah thats pretty dickish, hopefully the 8 original molds are at least present in both(?) sets. (Though I wouldnt be surprised if they werent)

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Posted 20 February 2019 - 03:19 PM

Love the idea of the big set and it's box gimmick sounds neat, but ouch knowing whatever figures you get your going to spend $30 and be missing four Arcade Renegades kinda blows.

I mean I get the idea is to trade but it still kinda blows.

-ZacWilliam, we may have to open a Botbot trading thread just for this team.
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#1057 Telly


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Posted 20 February 2019 - 05:18 PM

I mean I get the idea is to trade but it still kinda blows.


what if you have no friends to trade with :(

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#1059 Darth Gonzo

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Posted 20 February 2019 - 06:09 PM

So I just thought of this image and was like why hasn't there not been a Lightbulb BotBot yet?


#1060 M Sipher

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Posted 20 February 2019 - 07:01 PM

...the light gun game seems to be missing from that copy. Hmm.



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