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Contributor page: Ernest

Hey, there! I see you made it into my page, so welcome! Here’s some basic info about me. My name is Ernest, and I am a TFOL (Teen-Fan-of-LEGO). When I was between four and eight years old, I liked playing with LEGO DUPLO bricks and enjoyed the endless possibilities they brought me. I got my first regular LEGO set on my birthday in 2007, which was the #7945 LEGO City Fire Station. Initially I didn’t like this birthday present at all – I never built with small LEGO elements before, and I was afraid I wouldn’t be able to assemble the set. Luckily, with little help, I successfully assembled this amazing set and I was hooked on LEGO! Yay! 😛

#7945 LEGO City Fire Station Details

I kept asking my parents to get me more LEGO City Fire sets for the rest of that year, and I had a lot of fun building them. But after about a year I started to feel bored and didn’t want to build any more fire-related sets. So I moved on the LEGO City Police sets (I wanted to be a policeman at that time!). I also wanted to explore others themes, so in 2009 I tried out LEGO Creator sets and found them to be very awesome. In 2010 I challenged myself to see if I could build the more advanced LEGO Technic sets. I ended up not liking Technic that much, so after four sets I stopped getting them.

LEGO Technic Collection by Ernest

In the same year, LEGO introduced a new theme called LEGO Hero Factory and I was instantly hooked! I purchased a lot of the sets in the line because of the tremendous story plot, but I stopped buying them in 2013. My favorite LEGO Hero Factory set is the #6203 LEGO Hero Factory Black Phantom.

LEGO Hero Factory Black Phantom

Then, in early 2013 I ran across pictures of the #10232 LEGO Modular Palace Cinema on Facebook, and I was very eager to get it. It ended up taking five months because the set was not available in my region. I was really fascinated by the building techniques used in this set, so since then I started collecting the LEGO Modular Houses. I currently own the #10232 LEGO Modular Palace Cinema, the #10218 LEGO Modular Pet Shop, the #10224 LEGO Modular Town Hall and the #10243 LEGO Modular Parisian Restaurant. The Parisian Restaurant is my favorite.

#10232 LEGO Palace Cinema

I also started to collect the LEGO Collectible Minifigures. In my region I can buy the entire series for a relatively cheap price and I don’t have to hunt for them individually, so yeah, I’m lucky! 😀

LEGO Shopping by Ernest

My most recent purchase was this summer when I went to Denmark’s only LEGO store and bought the #10244 LEGO Creator Fairground Mixer and the #21109 LEGO Ideas Exo Suit. I really like the design and play-features of the Fairground Mixer and it instantly became my favorite LEGO set of all time! Here is a picture of my LEGO shelf where most of my LEGO sets are:

LEGO Collection by Ernest

Q&A 1: What is your favorite LEGO Set? – As I have mentioned, my favorite set is the #10244 LEGO Creator Fairground Mixer. First of all it is designed my favorite LEGO designer, Jamie Berard, plus it is compatible with LEGO Power Functions (which I luckily have), has lots of play-features, and twelve minifigures! Apart from the main attraction, which is the mixer, there are also some small booths, two trucks, and more – it’s like getting a lot of small sets in a big box!

Q&A 2: Why did you start writing for theBrickBlogger? – Well, this has been my favorite website for a long time, but I always thought that only Thita, the admin of the site was writing articles. One day I accidentally clicked on the CONTRIBUTORS tab on top and discovered that I can also contribute by writing articles! I immediately contacted admin that I wanted to become a contributor and that’s how I started writing. So far it has been a blast and a pleasant experience.

Q&A 3: What is your favorite LEGO book? – My personal favorite got to be the LEGO Minifigure Year by Year: A Visual History, because it contains very interesting information about LEGO’s history and it also includes three minifigures I never had. I have written a review about this book that you can find at the bottom of this page in the articles section.

Below is a bit more random stuff about me, in case you are interested. 🙂

  1. I’m fifteen years old.
  2. My first LEGO set was the #7945 LEGO City Fire Station.
  3. My favorite LEGO themes are: LEGO Creator Modular Buildings, other LEGO Creator Expert sets and the LEGO Collectable Minifigures.
  4. I always wanted a LEGO Collectible Minifig Mr. Gold, but can’t manage to find one.
  5. I don’t like LEGO………. I LOVE LEGO!
  6. My favorite sports are swimming and ice-skating.
  7. I am a fan of Apple products.
  8. I like the number 9.
  9. I enjoy reading!
  10. I love books by DK Publishing.
  11. I travel to different places around the globe once to twice a year.
  12. I have been to more than 20 countries.
  13. I like collecting LEGO catalogs from around the world.
  14. My favorite LEGO set is the #10244 LEGO Creator Fairground Mixer.
  15. My favorite movie is The LEGO Movie.
  16. My favorite subject in school is chemistry.
  17. I love writing, especially here at theBrickBlogger.
  18. I have a Facebook account.
  19. I am very good at memorizing.
  20. I don’t really listen to music.
  21. I hate quizzes or exams.
  22. I don’t like going to school.
  23. I like taking photos.
  24. I am quite good with technology.
  25. I don’t really like drinking water.
  26. I’m pretty good at physics.
  27. I like eating, but I don’t eat much.
  28. I want to be organized, but I can’t always accomplish it.
  29. I am obsessed with round numbers.
  30. I like the storyline of LEGO Ninjago and LEGO Legends of Chima, but I never purchase any sets from these themes.
  31. I have more than 10,000 LEGO bricks and 100 LEGO minifigures.
  32. My favorite food: soft-boiled eggs and sunny-side-up.
  33. I hate Chinese food.
  34. I like to eat sushi.
  35. I’m a righty.
  36. I love Disney’s movies.
  37. My favorite juice is tomato juice.
  38. I like anything that is lime-green in color.
  39. I used to keep a diary.
  40. I like drinking milk.
  41. I can’t eat chips and other foods that are deep-fried. They make me sick.
  42. I have more than 200 books.
  43. I don’t really like Mega Bloks.
  44. My favorite country is Canada.
  45. I have been to Macau.
  46. I don’t like the number 44.
  47. I guess if you are reading this you’re probably getting a bit bored…
  48. I hate the color red.
  49. Since I have nothing more to say….
  50. I’ll stop here! 🙄

If you wish to contact me you can do so in the comment section below and I will answer as soon as possible. Thanks for visiting!

HERE IS A LIST OF POSTS BY ERNEST:

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BLProductions September 18, 2014 at 5:44 PM

Very interesting page, Ernest! 🙂 Ah, you have too many of the sets that I want. Do you get most of them as gifts, or something? Oh, and since you don’t like Technic, can I have that 8068 Rescue Helicopter? I really wanted to get that one, but my mom got me 8046 instead. 🙁

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Ernest September 19, 2014 at 10:31 AM

Btw, how old are you? I see you hang around here at theBrickBlogger quite often.

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BLProductions September 19, 2014 at 11:37 AM

I happen to be fifteen. Or, at least, that’s how long I’ve been on earth. I’d rather still be thirteen or fourteen, or four. 😀 I don’t know why I always check this site every day; in fact, I shouldn’t be here right now, as I’m in the middle of taking a Calculus test. 😕

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admin September 19, 2014 at 12:23 PM

Very-very bad… 😈

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Ernest December 23, 2014 at 10:07 AM

Oh, and BLProductions, I think that you have written at least 3 articles for theBrickBlogger, am I correct? So that means you can get your own contributior page, right? I’m so looking forward to it!

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BLProductions January 10, 2015 at 4:55 PM

Yes, indeed, in fact, I’ve written four articles so far, and am currently working on a fifth. As for the contributor page, I’ve been thinking about that for a while, but I don’t think I’m going to make one…yet. I may have to ask my parents’ permission (70% chance of “no” there), but if I write more articles after the 2015 New Parts series, I’ll be making one. 😉

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Ernest August 8, 2015 at 12:06 PM

Hey BLProductions! If you’re reading this, can you please tell me which country are you currently living? Thanks~

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BLProductions August 8, 2015 at 9:46 PM

You’re lucky I checked this page just now, otherwise I wouldn’t have seen your question. The answer is the US, and it’s the only country I’ve ever lived in. 🙂

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admin August 9, 2015 at 10:14 AM

Ernest just wrote me yesterday that he is planning to work on a new article. 🙂

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BLProductions August 9, 2015 at 7:37 PM

I may plan to as well… 2016 is getting closer… when I see pictures, I see new parts! 😉
Though hopefully I won’t see as many as I saw end of last year…. 😐

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Ernest August 9, 2015 at 11:07 PM

I look forward to your upcoming article, BLProductions! The articles you wrote are always so interesting!

Ernest September 19, 2014 at 7:37 AM

I got almost all LEGO sets as gifts. 😆

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jabber-baby-wocky September 19, 2014 at 10:25 AM

Would you mind sharing where do you live? Like in what country? The other contributors do. It is nice to see the international crew here!

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Daniel Holey October 2, 2014 at 6:52 PM

Hey, I’m Dani. I’m 33 and still love legos. lol, I want to get the Parisian Restaurant. It looks like the coolest set ever. I love French food and culture and anything French, so ya. Awesome collection you have there!

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Ernest October 3, 2014 at 11:09 PM

Hi Dani! Nice to meet you! Yes, the Parisian Restaurant is one of the greatest modular buildings LEGO ever produced. You should really get one! 😆

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