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LEGO Projects – Researching the Future

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(Written by William) When I originally started writing about LEGO Ideas, it was for two major reasons. The first was to share some of my own creations with the larger fan community. The second was to document the LEGO Ideas process. I was hoping that, with each successive project, I could learn from my mistakes […] Read more

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June 2020 – New LEGO Sets & Promotions

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It looks like LEGO decided that June is all about cars! In the June LEGO Store Calendar they feature the recently released #10271 LEGO Creator Fiat 500, the #76895 LEGO Speed Champions Ferrari F8 Tributo, and the #42111 LEGO Technic Dom’s Dodge Charger. Even the freebie set this month is a super nice Hot Rod! […] Read more

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Custom LEGO Central Perk Modular Buildings

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The #21319 LEGO Ideas Central Perk set has been inspiring many LEGO fans to turn it into a LEGO Modular Building. The set was released towards the end of last year to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Friends, the very popular American TV sitcom. It recreates the café style studio setting with many authentic details, […] Read more

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Another Round of COVID-19 Updates from LEGO

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There are several updates from LEGO in regards to responding to the COVID-19 situation, so I thought to combine them into one post. For previous updates, please see the links at the end of this post. LEGO PRODUCT SHORTAGES More products will be on backorder for longer than usual in the US, Canada, and Latin […] Read more

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A Note from the LEGO Train Wheels Team

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You might remember that at the end of last year, the LEGO trains design team released a video, explaining the changes to the LEGO train wheel system and responding to some of the concerns raised by the LEGO fan community. You can watch the video and read the details about the changes here: Changes to […] Read more

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Wonder Woman & Minions with Double VIP Points

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There are two LEGO sets available with Double VIP Points this month, and interestingly they are both brand new releases. The two sets are the #76157 LEGO DC Super Heroes Wonder Woman vs. Cheetah, and the #75551 LEGO Brick-built Minions and Their Lair. The #76157 LEGO DC Super Heroes Wonder Woman vs. Cheetah set is […] Read more

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LEGO Projects – The Importance of Research

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(Written by William) As I’ve mentioned in previous articles regarding LEGO Ideas, I have, on occasion, started up conversations with other builders on the platform. Part of my efforts to communicate is to drum up support for my own projects, but I get value from the interactions as well. Case in point, I got into […] Read more

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LEGO Ideas Dream Holiday Contest – Great Prizes!

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Your dream holiday… what does it look like? Is it enjoying a meal with friends and family? Is it exploring coral reefs in tropical waters? In the latest LEGO Ideas contest, the LEGO Ideas team is asking you to come up with a small model that depicts your dream holiday. The only restrictions are that […] Read more

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More Brickworld Virtual Expo Dates Coming Up!

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As LEGO conventions had to be canceled due to the current social distancing rules, Brickworld has held its first virtual event in mid-April via Zoom (see: Participate in Brickworld Virtual Today!). The event was so popular that the Brickworld team decided to hold four new virtual events this year. Below are the dates for the […] Read more

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Learning from Model Train Magazines – Part 1

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(Written by Mark H. Avery) Like lots of other people, the Coronavirus has changed by life. Thank G-d I am healthy, but I’ve been self- quarantined for weeks. I still have my job, but I seem to be working a lot harder at it than usual. But like, I assume, many others, I’m looking for […] Read more

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