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Contacting LEGO About Yellowed & Discolored Bricks

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(Written by Karl Crismond) I read an article here from a couple of years ago about the gradual yellowing of white LEGO elements and how to deal with them (see: Restoring Discolored LEGO Bricks). I got inspired to send an email (read below) to the LEGO Group to see what they say about the subject. […] Read more

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Wooden LEGO Storage & Display Coming Soon!

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Room Copenhagen is a Danish company that makes many of the official LEGO storage and display solutions like the large LEGO storage bricks, minifig storage heads, minifig display cases, and more. These products are usually made of ABS plastic, exactly matching standard LEGO colors. Interestingly, for their next product line, Room Copenhagen is releasing several […] Read more

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Awesome LEGO City & LEGO Ninjago Pop-Up Books

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There are a couple of interesting LEGO books on Amazon that I thought some of you might like. The books are very interactive with stories, minifigs, and beautiful large 3D pop-up backdrops to play out various scenarios. As far as I know, there are only two such books released so far, but they are super […] Read more

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LEGO Star Wars Ultimate Collector Series Book

In 1998, the LEGO Group and Lucasfilm signed the first Star Wars licensing agreement, and two years later the first LEGO Star Wars Ultimate Collector Series sets were released. In subsequent years, as the film saga expanded and Star Wars became a multigenerational phenomenon, new sets were added to the LEGO Star Wars UCS series, […] Read more

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The Secret Life of LEGO Exclusive Book Update

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There is a bit of update on the upcoming The Secret Life of LEGO Bricks book that was announced back in August. You can read more about the book via the links at the end of this post, but to recap, this book is the result of a survey and fan vote conducted by LEGO. […] Read more

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LEGO Life Magazine & Special Product Catalog

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If you’re subscribed to the LEGO Life Magazine, you should have gotten the fourth issue of the year by now. As usual, the magazine is full of comics, puzzles, posters, and games, and because we are close to Christmas, it includes some holiday-themed activities and building projects as well. Even though the magazine is meant […] Read more

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Build Up Your LEGO Winter Village – Book Series

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About four years ago, when we reviewed the #10254 LEGO Winter Village Holiday Train, we briefly mentioned a custom version of the train by LEGO fan David Younger (see: LEGO Holiday Train Review, Thoughts, Tweaks) . David recently contacted me that since then, he had designed several more custom cars for his train as well […] Read more

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New LEGO Books for Building Trains & Winter Village

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There are a couple of new LEGO books with building instructions I wanted to show you today. Both of them are by Canadian LEGO fan Charles Pritchett. If the name sounds familiar, it’s because we talked about some of Charles’ earlier books about expanding the LEGO Winter Village, instructions for custom LEGO BrickHeadz super heroes […] Read more

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LEGO and IKEA Storage Solution Press-Release

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You might remember our previous discussions (see links at the end of this post) about BYGGLEK, a new creative solution that intertwines play and storage developed in partnership between the LEGO Group and IKEA. A couple of days ago, the product line was officially announced in the following press-release. August 27, 2020: Today, IKEA of […] Read more

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Pre-Order The Secret Life of LEGO Bricks Book

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You might remember that back in July, the LEGO Group was launching a fan vote for a new LEGO book aimed at adult LEGO fans, which was the result of a survey they conducted a year prior. The results of the survey are now in, and the book is now entering the next stage of […] Read more

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