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Octan – LEGO’s own gasoline brand & more!

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Octan is a fictional gas station brand that has been appearing in various LEGO themes since the early 1990s. It was also featured prominently in The LEGO Movie, with President Business as the Octan Corporation’s head. There are many interesting sets containing the Octan logo either prominently or in a hidden way, and they have […]

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Tips for building LEGO S.H.I.P. projects

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(Written by legogeek) If you are well immersed in the LEGO hobby you have likely participated in at least a few LEGO fan exhibits and conventions. These events are an excellent opportunity to see what other people are building, and depending on the nature of the event, you might even be able to display your […]

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The largest LEGO sets of all time…

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(Written by BLProductions) Over the last ten years or so, LEGO has been producing sets that contain hundreds or even thousands of pieces more – and cost a lot more – than what we can find in their normal product ranges. The company refers to these sets as LEGO Exclusives. This year LEGO released an […]

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Getting interviewed by Standard Life

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A few months ago I was contacted by a representative of the financial services firm Standard Life. They were working on a series of articles titled Collectors’ Corner, discussing some of the most valuable collectibles available today for their readers based in the UK – including less traditional categories like vinyl records, comic books, vintage toys, […]

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Back to school with LEGO desk supplies!

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(Written by Geneva – gid617) A little while ago LEGO released an interesting collection of brick-themed desk supplies. You can read a general review on them here: LEGO Stationery: Ruler, Pens, Markers & More! Since then I got the chance to try them out myself, and I have been playing around with them quite a […]

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Getting interviewed by Creator magazine

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Towards the end of last year I was contacted by Dongwon Lee from the South Korean LEGO fan magazine simply titled CREATOR. They mostly cover the work of LEGO fans from Asia, but they wanted to do an interview with me, because apparently the LEGO Mini Taj Mahal I built a few years ago was […]

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LEGO stationery: ruler, pens, markers & more!

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Sometimes when I browse Amazon I run across some really interesting LEGO items that I don’t see anywhere else. For example I recently discovered a collection of high quality LEGO desk supplies. I will show you some of them here, as they would make great gift items for LEGO fans, or even for yourself. A […]

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List of canceled LEGO sets & themes

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I recently came across a couple of really interesting videos on the YouTube channel of just2good. He is known for being a very reliable resource of upcoming LEGO sets, but he occasionally also talks about other LEGO related subjects. In the videos I wanted to show you today, just2good features LEGO sets and themes that […]

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