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Postby starkdesign on Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:19 pm

This weekend I was able to put my new architecture sets together (Sydney skyline, Arc de Triomphe, and the new larger version of the Guggenheim), and I noticed a couple of things. First off, the new large Guggenheim is AWESOME. The printing on the exterior wall vs the usual label on the black plate edge, the scale of it, the ingenious spiral portion, all top notch

also, has anyone else noticed the instruction booklets are on a thinner paper stock? Before, they were such a PAIN to keep open halfway thru (perfect bound looks great, but it can be a PITA to fold), but now its much easier to keep open throughout the build.

anyways, figured someone here might have noticed as well. and once again, totally recommend the new Guggenheim if you are on the fence!

Also, anyone bricklink'd the Marina Bay Sands architecture set? its one I'll never shell out cash for, but figured its easy enough to piece together (minus the printed plate lol)
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Postby starkdesign on Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:51 am

Anyone in here in the UK and still looking for the UCS MF set, they are in stock for you!

https://shop.lego.com/en-GB/Millennium-Falcon-75192

(still out of stock in the US it seems...)
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Postby fanboy on Mon Jan 15, 2018 4:03 pm

We took a trip to the Mall of America this past weekend as part of the kids' Christmas present. Of course, a lot of time was spent in the LEGO store. My son bought the Resistance Bomber and Defense of Crait Star Wars sets and a pick a brick bucket. And we got free Darth Vader magnets that they just had too many of according to the employee.

I bought the Old Fishing Store and the Women of NASA. So far I built the NASA set which was fun just for the mini shuttle and satellite. Only through the #1 bags of the Fishing Store but enjoying it so far.

They had Falcons in stock when we got there on Friday morning. I saw one person leave with one. I wanted to buy one so bad but my GF would have destroyed me if I did. I need to figure out a way to raise some funds so I can get one before it's impossible. The Falcon was replaced on the wall with the Slave I on Saturday so I didn't have to be tempted any longer.
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Postby starkdesign on Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:03 pm

Just read a RUMOR that the next minifig series will be HARRY POTTER characters.

oh man, I hope so. would buy BOXES of them to piece sets together for my family lol
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Postby schmoff on Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:17 pm

that would be awesome
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Postby Seqret on Wed Jan 17, 2018 1:50 pm

starkdesign wrote:Just read a RUMOR that the next minifig series will be HARRY POTTER characters.

oh man, I hope so. would buy BOXES of them to piece sets together for my family lol


Will need to get a few boxes as well if it's true
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Postby schmoff on Wed Jan 17, 2018 1:54 pm

FYI
TRU has the bricktober figs and the SW TLJ DJ polybag fig forsale online
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Postby Subwire on Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:33 pm

Does anyone know what’s going on with the Volkswagen rabbit that got approved a little while ago?
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Postby Codeblue on Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:57 pm

fanboy wrote:I wanted to buy one so bad but my GF would have destroyed me if I did.

She shouldn't even have a say in teh matter unless she pays yo bills. Ya'll ain't even married for chrissake.
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Postby edgar on Thu Jan 18, 2018 1:14 pm

schmoff wrote:FYI
TRU has the bricktober figs and the SW TLJ DJ polybag fig forsale online



Thank yoooou
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Postby schmoff on Fri Jan 19, 2018 3:43 pm

big clearance going on at my local target, lots of sets 70% off, got about $300 worth of lego for $80 at lunch today
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Postby starkdesign on Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:02 pm

schmoff wrote:big clearance going on at my local target, lots of sets 70% off, got about $300 worth of lego for $80 at lunch today


dammmmmnn, nice. Use a red card to get an extra 5% off?!?! :wink:

what did you get?
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Postby schmoff on Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:09 pm

yea i used a red card :)

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Postby hunterjax on Sat Jan 20, 2018 12:53 pm

mppang wrote:https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00BFXP3G2

Palace Cinema back in stock

thanks for the heads up on this!

edit: with points and a credit I had, was able to snag this for $80 - thanks again!!
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