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@  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

@  fourteenwings : (17 January 2020 - 01:11 AM)

IIRC somebody on here mentioned an unbranded Alien toy a couple of weeks ago? It seems like it was actually part of a collection for the Alien movie series by Lanard. Mattel's making some stuff too.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (16 January 2020 - 03:12 PM)

Is it really a worse name than say, HMS Spanker?

@  Maximus Ambus : (16 January 2020 - 02:36 PM)

'Boaty McBoatface' was a actual thing?! Wow.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (14 January 2020 - 02:00 PM)

Might be worth bringing back this thread.

@  ThunderWear : (14 January 2020 - 01:53 PM)

Of course I had the idea to download all the pdfs like a week too late. Anyone got an archive?

@  Steevy Maximus : (14 January 2020 - 12:48 PM)

The Collector Club is dead. Seems like it all came down shortly after New Year

@  ThunderWear : (13 January 2020 - 11:06 PM)

I can't get to the collector club website. anyone else? I was literally going to download all the fiction to finish reading.

@  Maximus Ambus : (13 January 2020 - 04:50 AM)

News today is all 'there's a CHANCE it would snow in July' and 'dogs COULD bite back'.

@  Benbot : (12 January 2020 - 10:05 PM)

Holy crap, do many people get hurt by them?

@  wonko the sane? : (12 January 2020 - 02:11 PM)

Even in fallout, they never carpet bombed with nukes.

@  Maximus Ambus : (12 January 2020 - 12:43 PM)

I hope the stockpiled nuclear weapons of the US and Russia are accounted for then.

@  Nevermore : (12 January 2020 - 12:22 PM)

Geez. 1760 (!) bombs from World War II that had not detonated and were still armed have been found. That's only the numbers for the federal state of Germany I live in, and only for the first three quarters of 2019. For all of 2018, the total number was 2811 (!!) bombs.

@  CVReynolds : (11 January 2020 - 11:05 PM)

I've been wanting a Tarantulas that turns into a more realistic tarantula for a long time. Maybe Takara will someday do a Masterpiece, which would be neat. But I really want to see a modernized look like in the IDW comics.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (11 January 2020 - 09:43 PM)

We need more Waspinators.. and rattraps.

@  Ashley : (11 January 2020 - 07:09 PM)

I'm on board with that

@  Dekafox : (11 January 2020 - 06:17 PM)

What I'm hearing is we need Cyberverse Waspinator

@  NotVeryKnightly : (10 January 2020 - 01:27 AM)

He's appeared across more branding changes than Waspinator, so maybe it's more the other way around.

@  Ashley : (10 January 2020 - 12:01 AM)

is C3PO the Waspinator of Star Wars? he'll live forever, because it's funny for him to suffer

@  Sabrblade : (09 January 2020 - 11:52 PM)

He's still waiting for them to be funny.

@  ▲ndrusi : (09 January 2020 - 10:35 PM)

Why?

@  Maximus Ambus : (09 January 2020 - 04:02 PM)

I've been watching South Park, Family Guy and The Simpsons with a straight face for a decade now.

@  wonko the sane? : (09 January 2020 - 03:18 PM)

If that's what it takes to get you to take the medication, sure.

@  Bass X0 : (09 January 2020 - 01:52 PM)

If I go crazy, will you still call me Superman?

@  fourteenwings : (09 January 2020 - 11:37 AM)

I mean, it is easier to protect HDDs, and you can retransfer the data over and over forever?

@  NotVeryKnightly : (09 January 2020 - 10:45 AM)

Not in this comparison. He's making his own files, so they're (presumably) not restricted by DRM, so he can copy them as many times as he wants. It's potentially more reliable in the long term than hoping the specific copies you originally bought never accrue any damage for the rest of your life.

@  Echowarrior : (09 January 2020 - 10:44 AM)

I prefer physical copies too. Easier to protect something physical and tangible.

@  Maximus Ambus : (09 January 2020 - 09:55 AM)

I prefer having physical copies.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (09 January 2020 - 08:56 AM)

I have plenty of physical media I turn into digital media for my plex server. Just finished ripping Ultra Seven

@  fourteenwings : (09 January 2020 - 08:50 AM)

Isn't the general consensus that we're supposed to be over physical media anyways?

@  Paladin : (09 January 2020 - 08:17 AM)

i still don't own a Blu-Ray player.

@  TheMightyMol... : (09 January 2020 - 07:35 AM)

My current TV works just fine. I don't see a need to upgrade. And by the time I do, the Next Big Thing will probably be out anyway.

@  Benbot : (09 January 2020 - 03:58 AM)

Me neither. I'm no rebel, though. I'm just poor.


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#1601 Dvandom

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Posted 27 November 2019 - 04:44 PM

"Gumball Machine"/"Claw Machine" BotBots 10-packs.

 

Looks to be new characters.

 

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Posted 27 November 2019 - 06:13 PM


Travel and Asian food teams are news yes?

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Posted 27 November 2019 - 08:52 PM

I have a few Botbots in my, some of : Toilet troops, Sugar Shocks, and other.

it's hard to get the Botbots I want in those blind box things without getting the same one!



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Posted 28 November 2019 - 03:17 AM

BRB going to camp outside local distributor's office to beg them to keep bringing these in


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Posted 28 November 2019 - 09:35 AM

I wonder if the Series 4 Claw and Gumball sets will be recommended minimum buys.



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Posted 01 December 2019 - 12:00 AM

https://transformers.../brands/botbotsis finally fixed so that it doesn't keep scrolling to one end or the other of the list.  Only has Series 1-3 so far, and doesn't have the Con Crew or "Series 1.5" (Bakery Bites and Lawn League) on it, but it's much improved.

 

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Posted 02 December 2019 - 08:16 PM

So I got my Arcade Renegade set - good set! But sadly it didnt have the one redeco I wanted.

Does anyone have a 24K Bit theyre willing to sell or trade? I have bunches of extra BotBots from S1-3 Im willing to offer in return - up to two or three for one if thats enticing enough!

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Posted 04 December 2019 - 11:59 PM

Looks like Amazon's showing three Series 4 5 pack purchases now:

 

Magic Tricksters

Science Alliance

Home Rangers



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Posted 07 December 2019 - 12:13 AM

i think i need the home rangers


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Posted 11 December 2019 - 03:15 PM

1) I saw the Jock Squad today and I think it's clever that the time on the watch is 19:84.

 

2) When are the holiday themed figures coming out?



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Posted 11 December 2019 - 06:37 PM

1) I saw the Jock Squad today and I think it's clever that the time on the watch is 19:84.

 

Now, that's a broken clock that won't ever be right at any time of day. :p


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Posted 11 December 2019 - 07:33 PM

I cannot find S3 eight-packs to save my life.

 

Meanwhile, at Meijer:

 

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Posted 11 December 2019 - 08:35 PM

The Seasons Greeters are part of series 3, Liam.  

 

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Posted 12 December 2019 - 11:24 AM

I cannot find S3 eight-packs to save my life.

 

Meanwhile, at Meijer:

 

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(Looks at his lone extra AR pack that he's also trying to trade off for S3 multipacks)

 

Well, crap.



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Posted 12 December 2019 - 09:40 PM

The Seasons Greeters are part of series 3, Liam.  

 

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Thanks. I think what I saw was series 2.



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Posted 13 December 2019 - 02:12 PM

Surest way to tell us the color of the blindpack bubble.


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Posted 23 December 2019 - 05:31 PM

Just saw that the Gumball Machine and Claw Machine were both added to Amazon. The clear packs are interesting choices, guessing that'll decide for the remainders inside there?



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Posted 11 January 2020 - 09:48 AM

Regarding the Series 4 Gumball Machine and Claw Machine sets:  I understand there are 2 assortments of each set.  Is there an identifier on the back of the package like on the single blind packs and the Arcade Renegades set?  If not, what’s the best way to tell which assortment is which?


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Posted 11 January 2020 - 11:30 AM

No identifier that I can find.  However, they do have a few clear balls, so you can look for differences there on the off chance you ever see them in person.  Odds are it's gonna be "order online, return if you get the wrong one" roulette for anyone in the U.S., though, since they don't even let you ask for a particular one no matter how they are identified. 

 

Needless to say, this sort of "random selection online is the only way to get 'em" thing is why I'm rapidly becoming disenchanted with BotBots.  Hasbro is insisting on a sales model that the stores are uninterested in engaging with...an impulse buy packaging style when Walmart has decided to not carry them at all anymore and Target is cutting down.

 

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Posted 11 January 2020 - 12:23 PM

The Gumball and Claw Machine sets are hitting Targets now. You can identify them via the clear balls, but it turns out all four are required for a complete Series 4 set anyway.



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