Hasbro's 2017 Transformers Hall of Fame Fans' Choice Voting

Transformers News: Hasbro's 2017 Transformers Hall of Fame Fans' Choice Voting

Monday, July 10th, 2017 3:02PM CDT

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It's that time again to make your voice heard in the Transformers Hall of Fame vote for 2017! Hasbro is asking fans to help nominate inductees into the Transformers Hall of Fame within three categories. The categories are:


Click on each of the three links above to cast your nominations from our lists.

Transformers News: Hasbro's 2017 Transformers Hall of Fame Fans' Choice Voting

As you know, no characters who have already been inducted within the 'Favorite Character' category will be considered for nomination. In a fun twist this year, in celebration of the release of Transformers: The Last Knight and the 10 year anniversary of the film franchise, any character that appears in the films is eligible for nomination in the 'Favorite Movie Character' category regardless of their nomination or induction previously (if Megatron can win for G1 and Beast Wars, it is only fair!). A list of inducted characters can be found at the bottom of this post.

The new category '2017 Transformers Toy of the Year' is being introduced to provide fans an opportunity to share their passion for the figures that have been the heartbeat of the brand for over 30 years. This new category is meant to celebrate the new product within the calendar year and the ongoing efforts of the Hasbro Transformers team to fulfill the desires of our many fans around the world with innovative and exciting toys. All nominations for this category must be toys newly released by Hasbro in 2017 and can include figures that are yet to hit shelves in the calendar year, but have been announced.

Participate in EACH poll so that we can determine the characters Seibertron.com's citizens wants considered for each category of the Transformers Hall of Fame. We'll share the Top 3 nominees for each category (nine nominees total) including the number of votes with Hasbro by 5pm on Sunday July 16th.

We will rank all of your polling results list in order of who received the most votes for each category. All polling result lists will be combined together, each Transformers fansite outlet getting an equal voice. Hasbro will use the combined values to generate the final ballot of three choices for each category. Details will follow regarding the official voting process in the coming weeks.

Winners of the final polling will be announced at HASCON, the official Hasbro Fanmily Event (September 8-10th in Providence, RI), during the Transformers Hall of Fame Dinner Event on Friday the 8th!

As a reminder, below are the characters and people who have already been inducted into the Hall of Fame. If you see a notable character missing from one of our lists, please let us know so that we might consider adding it.

Fictional Character Inductees:
  • Arcee* (Class of 2014)
  • Bumblebee (Class of 2010)
  • Dinobot* (Class of 2010)
  • Grimlock (Class of 2012)
  • Ironhide (Class of 2011)
  • Jazz (Class of 2012)
  • Megatron (Class of 2010)
  • Megatron – Beast Wars* (Class of 2013)
  • Optimus Prime (Class of 2010)
  • Predaking (Class of 2015)
  • Prowl (Class of 2015)
  • Ratchet (Class of 2011)
  • Rodimus* (Class of 2014)
  • Shockwave (Class of 2012)
  • Soundwave (Class of 2011)
  • Starscream (Class of 2010)
  • Ultra Magnus* (Class of 2013)
  • Waspinator* (Class of 2011)
  • Wheeljack* (Class of 2012)
  • Optimus Primal (Class of 2016)
  • Cosmos (Class of 2016)
*indicates fan-voted inductee

Human Inductees:
  • Michael Bay (Class of 2011)
  • Bob Budiansky (Class of 2010)
  • Stan Bush (Class of 2014)
  • Peter Cullen (Class of 2010)
  • Vince DiCola (Class of 2015)
  • Simon Furman (Class of 2012)
  • Yoke Hideaki (Class of 2010)
  • Chris Latta (Class of 2012)
  • Kojin Ohno (Class of 2010)
  • Steven Spielberg (Class of 2011)
  • Frank Welker (Class of 2015)
  • Weird Al Yankovic (Class of 2016)
  • David Kaye (Class of 2016)
  • Judd Nelson (Class of 2016)
Credit(s): Hasbro
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Re: Hasbro's 2017 Transformers Hall of Fame Fans' Choice Voting (1895621)
Posted by Nicorange on July 10th, 2017 @ 3:34pm CDT
hey what if for the movie candidate we all voted for jolt just for fun like what happened with erector. and our hashtag could be: #RevengeOfTheJolt
Re: Hasbro's 2017 Transformers Hall of Fame Fans' Choice Voting (1895624)
Posted by kurthy on July 10th, 2017 @ 3:41pm CDT
Nicorange wrote:hey what if for the movie candidate we all voted for jolt just for fun like what happened with erector.


This sounds like a plan. I'm in!
Re: Hasbro's 2017 Transformers Hall of Fame Fans' Choice Voting (1895638)
Posted by Relic0037 on July 10th, 2017 @ 4:07pm CDT
How are the Human Inductees determined?
Re: Hasbro's 2017 Transformers Hall of Fame Fans' Choice Voting (1895645)
Posted by Nicorange on July 10th, 2017 @ 4:17pm CDT
Relic0037 wrote:How are the Human Inductees determined?


by voting, but i don't think there will be one this year
Re: Hasbro's 2017 Transformers Hall of Fame Fans' Choice Voting (1895654)
Posted by Kurona on July 10th, 2017 @ 4:38pm CDT
The movies have characters? :P
Re: Hasbro's 2017 Transformers Hall of Fame Fans' Choice Voting (1895732)
Posted by RobRobRobRobRob on July 10th, 2017 @ 8:59pm CDT
kurthy wrote:
Nicorange wrote:hey what if for the movie candidate we all voted for jolt just for fun like what happened with erector.


This sounds like a plan. I'm in!


Sounds good to me!
Re: Hasbro's 2017 Transformers Hall of Fame Fans' Choice Voting (1895769)
Posted by MagicDeath on July 10th, 2017 @ 10:54pm CDT
RobRobRobRobRob wrote:
kurthy wrote:
Nicorange wrote:hey what if for the movie candidate we all voted for jolt just for fun like what happened with erector.


This sounds like a plan. I'm in!


Sounds good to me!


Yes, but, according to the Wiki (Sorry, no citation):
Following the video, Aaron Archer noted that doing this was fun once, but asked the fandom to please not do a similar thing again.


Then again, he doesn't exactly have an official say anymore so... :-P
Re: Hasbro's 2017 Transformers Hall of Fame Fans' Choice Voting (1895781)
Posted by Sabrblade on July 10th, 2017 @ 11:51pm CDT
Only voting in the two character categories.
Re: Hasbro's 2017 Transformers Hall of Fame Fans' Choice Voting (1895803)
Posted by Deadput on July 11th, 2017 @ 1:40am CDT
Sabrblade wrote:Only voting in the two character categories.


Yeah the toy vote is eh.


But I'm going to go vote for Nitro Zeus in there.
Re: Hasbro's 2017 Transformers Hall of Fame Fans' Choice Voting (1895881)
Posted by Nicorange on July 11th, 2017 @ 9:09am CDT
MagicDeath wrote:
RobRobRobRobRob wrote:
kurthy wrote:
Nicorange wrote:hey what if for the movie candidate we all voted for jolt just for fun like what happened with erector.


This sounds like a plan. I'm in!


Sounds good to me!


Yes, but, according to the Wiki (Sorry, no citation):
Following the video, Aaron Archer noted that doing this was fun once, but asked the fandom to please not do a similar thing again.


Then again, he doesn't exactly have an official say anymore so... :-P


It's only for the movie category, and besides he is a choice on there, unlike erector was.
Re: Hasbro's 2017 Transformers Hall of Fame Fans' Choice Voting (1895912)
Posted by Sabrblade on July 11th, 2017 @ 10:28am CDT
Deadput wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:Only voting in the two character categories.


Yeah the toy vote is eh.


But I'm going to go vote for Nitro Zeus in there.
Like I said in the voting thread, I can't really give a toy vote since I haven't really been buying any toys that were released this year.
Re: Hasbro's 2017 Transformers Hall of Fame Fans' Choice Voting (1895988)
Posted by Kurona on July 11th, 2017 @ 2:07pm CDT
I only ended up buying Wave 3 TR toys :( Bad UK distribution and limited funding kicks my ass every time
Re: Hasbro's 2017 Transformers Hall of Fame Fans' Choice Voting (1896298)
Posted by NicholasPrime on July 12th, 2017 @ 5:36pm CDT
It would be a nice thing if this year's human inductee is the late Wally Burr. Here's hoping someone at Hasbro has already considered this, or at least, will see this and consider it.
Re: Hasbro's 2017 Transformers Hall of Fame Fans' Choice Voting (1896304)
Posted by Relic0037 on July 12th, 2017 @ 6:19pm CDT
NicholasPrime wrote:It would be a nice thing if this year's human inductee is the late Wally Burr. Here's hoping someone at Hasbro has already considered this, or at least, will see this and consider it.


He gets my unofficial vote.
Re: Hasbro's 2017 Transformers Hall of Fame Fans' Choice Voting (1897218)
Posted by Munkky on July 17th, 2017 @ 3:39pm CDT
Has there been any indication about when the second round of voting will begin?
Re: Hasbro's 2017 Transformers Hall of Fame Fans' Choice Voting (1898230)
Posted by Sigma Magnus on July 20th, 2017 @ 9:24pm CDT
The Transformers 2017 Hall of Fame vote has begun! Available on Facebook and Instagram, the rules are simple: Go to one of the posts, and leave a comment with one hashtag from each of the three categories. Check out said categories and your choices below, and let us know what you voted in the Energon Pub!

Toy of the Year 2017
-Titans Return Deluxe Triggerhappy
-Titans Return Titan Class Trypticon
-Titans Return Deluxe Topspin

Favourite Transformers Character
-Blackarachnia
-Galvatron
-Cyclonus

Favourite Transformers Movie Character
-Barricade
-Hound
-Optimus Prime


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Re: Hasbro's 2017 Transformers Hall of Fame Fans' Choice Voting (1898324)
Posted by Tyrannacon on July 21st, 2017 @ 8:25am CDT
Voted for Trypticon, Galvatron, and Barricade.
Re: Hasbro's 2017 Transformers Hall of Fame Fans' Choice Voting (1898418)
Posted by Megatron Wolf on July 21st, 2017 @ 1:43pm CDT
I would vote for triggerhappy, blackarachnia & barricade but i dont use facebook or instagram and not making an account just for this, good job hasbro.

But id like to know how trypticon & topspin are on the list, the toys arent even out yet at mass retail. Very few people have these so how is it possible they can be considered the best toy this year? It would be the same as a game being called game of the year but only a hand full of people played it and everyone else is basing it off of reviews and videos.
Re: Hasbro's 2017 Transformers Hall of Fame Fans' Choice Voting (1898419)
Posted by Kurona on July 21st, 2017 @ 1:45pm CDT
Top Spin's been out for months, dude

But yeah, Trypticon only just came out
Re: Hasbro's 2017 Transformers Hall of Fame Fans' Choice Voting (1898563)
Posted by Sabrblade on July 21st, 2017 @ 11:07pm CDT
Come on, Spider Lady. This is your time.

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