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My LEGO City: a personal story – Part 5

(Written by Mark H. Avery) In this series, I have been sharing my own personal story in the LEGO hobby, including slowly building up a collection of sets from the 1970s to the 1990s, and constructing a LEGO city. If you like, you can read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4 by clicking […] Read more

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My LEGO city: a personal story – Part 4

(Written by Mark H. Avery) In this series, I have been sharing my own personal story in the LEGO hobby, including slowly building up a collection of sets from the 1970s to the 1990s, and constructing our own LEGO city. If you like you can read Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 by clicking […] Read more

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My LEGO city: a personal story – Part 3

(Written by Mark H. Avery) In this series, I have been sharing my own personal story in the LEGO hobby, including slowly building up a collection of sets from the 1970s to the 1990s, and constructing our own LEGO city called “Legoland”. If you would like to read the previous parts of this series, you […] Read more

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My LEGO city: a personal story – Part 2

(Written by Mark H. Avery) Today, I will continue sharing with you more of my own personal story in the LEGO hobby. Last time, we left off with the humble beginnings of our LEGO city, called “Legoland”. This time, I will talk more about the growth and expansion of the city as we added more […] Read more

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My LEGO city: a personal story – part 1

(Written by Mark H. Avery) For those who don’t know me, I’m a big fan of LEGO-brand building bricks. Several years ago, I put together a “brochure” that describes my make-believe miniature town called “Legoland” A few years later, I revised it, adding more details about this place that I’ve created in my home, built […] Read more

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LEGO podcasts & how to support them

(Written by William) Recently, I have been a guest on The Bricks King Podcast for several of their episodes, which gave me the idea to share some of my thoughts on LEGO podcasts and podcasting in general. This is not the first podcast I have been a guest on, nor is it the first time […] Read more

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Troubles in the toy world & at Toys’R’Us

Based on how amazing most of the new LEGO sets and themes have been in the past few years, it appears that the LEGO Company is doing very well. However, according to their most recent financial report, not everything is awesome in the world of LEGO. In addition, the toy industry as a whole has […] Read more

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Consulting for The Toys That Made Us film

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(Written by William) Back in 2016, theBrickBlogger was contacted by a production company looking to create a documentary about toys. To be more specific, they wanted to look at iconic toys that shaped the fans of today. The goal was to pick out eight major toy lines and focus in on their social impact. As […] Read more

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From LEGO to reality: building a climbing wall

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Today, I thought to write about a little something different. It is not totally LEGO-related, but it started with LEGO, so I figured it would qualify for the topic of this blog. I was introduced to LEGO as a child by my dad. He is an architect, and he sometimes uses LEGO for modeling new […] Read more

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Comparing the performance of LEGO movies

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LEGO fan and Reddit member us3rn9m3 put together a very interesting chart, comparing the performance of the three LEGO movies released so far; The LEGO Movie from 2014, The LEGO Batman Movie, and The LEGO Ninjago Movie (both from this year). The chart compares the worldwide weekend earnings of the three movies for the first […] Read more

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