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Contributor page: Tobymacboy

LOCATION: USA
NICHE: LEGO Star Wars
PERSONAL BLOG: 5000 Bricks
FACEBOOK PAGE: 5000 Bricks

Hello, and welcome to my page! My name is Jeremiah, but I go by Tobymacboy on most websites. I am a drummer and a Christian, and a TFOL (Teen-Fan-of-LEGO).  :)

As a little kid I had boxes of random LEGO bricks I played with on and off. In 2009  I got the #6209 LEGO Star Wars Slave I at a yard-sale for $2, but I didn’t have the instructions, so just used it for parts. Then a friend of mine gave me a small collection of rare minifigures – some from the 1980′s! That same year, I got the #8047 LEGO Technic Compact Excavator for Christmas and I was hooked. :D

It wasn’t until 2011 that I downloaded the instructions and finally built the s Slave I, which got me into LEGO Star Wars. I love making Star Wars MOC’s, especially building my own version of the LEGO sets that I want to buy but don’t have the money for.

My desk with the LEGO Star Wars Slave I

I love all the Star Wars movies with Episodes 3, 5, and 6 being my favorites. I really dislike the “Clone Wars” cartoon and I think that the Clone Wars minifigures are very ugly. My favorite LEGO Star Wars character is the Emperor. I would say about 80% of my minifigures are from Star Wars sets.

Some of my LEGO collection…

My oldest LEGO set is a 2003 NBA kit that had 3 NBA players standing on display-stands with cards behind them. I got it for 50 cents, unopened, and was told by a toy-appraiser that it is worth $50. 8)

My oldest LEGO set is this LEGO MBA kit…

My first article on theBrickBlogger was about making LEGO chocolate, then later I posted about LEGO misprints, and was made a contributor when I wrote about variants and versions of the LEGO Star Wars minifigures. If you like, you can read my posts below, and if you have any questions or comments please don’t hesitate to write me! ;)

HERE IS A LIST OF POSTS BY TOBYMACBOY:

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ntk743 July 18, 2012 at 5:26 PM

I know what you mean! Do you like Ninjago? Because I need more writers for my blog if your interested you could write for it! It’s ninjaofninjago.wordpress.com

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Chris July 27, 2014 at 2:31 PM

I used to like ninjago and knew so much about it. I also have so many cards and spinners and sets and whatever! xD I could write if u want :)

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admin July 27, 2014 at 3:21 PM

Chris, Geneva (gid617) has been our resident Ninjago expert, but if there is a topic she didn’t cover yet, you are welcome to write. ;)

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Chris July 28, 2014 at 1:18 PM

Ok I guess ill look.

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Tobymacboy July 19, 2012 at 5:29 PM

Yeah I bought some ninjago sets. I will write for your blog soon!

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ntk743 July 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Cool!

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ntk743 July 20, 2012 at 2:35 PM

I guess you like toby man! ;-)

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Tobymacboy July 20, 2012 at 5:59 PM

Yeah I love him I recently saw him at Atlantafest :)

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ntk743 July 20, 2012 at 2:34 PM

Hey admin can you send my email address to tobymacboy?

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Tobymacboy July 20, 2012 at 6:00 PM

Oh , and admin , I am TOTALY okay with you sending me his address.

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admin July 20, 2012 at 8:51 PM

Sent! ;)

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ntk743 July 22, 2012 at 6:54 PM

Thanks

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Tobymacboy August 19, 2012 at 5:10 PM

Hey admin how come on the link for my personal page “5000 Bricks” has a line through it and you cant click it?

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admin August 19, 2012 at 7:59 PM

Hm… that means that the link is broken. Did you change your website’s address? :?

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Tobymacboy August 25, 2012 at 3:33 PM
admin August 25, 2012 at 4:07 PM

How about now? I think it should be working fine. It appeared to be just some coding issue.

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Tobymacboy August 26, 2012 at 7:51 AM

Yay thank you!

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Tobymacboy November 13, 2012 at 6:43 PM

I want , no , NEED to send some posts in but I have been busy and my computer failed. Sorry Admin , I will send something soon!

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admin November 14, 2012 at 9:19 AM

So sorry to hear about your computer troubles. That’s never fun. You just contribute when you feel inspired. There is never any pressure. I prefer people to write when they are fired up. Not because they have to. ;)

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Tobymacboy December 28, 2012 at 5:54 PM

Well I got a new Toshiba laptop for CHRISTmas so new posts may come in. How would LEGO Sonic the Hedgehog do?
here:
http://classicsrising.wordpress.com/2012/12/24/lego-sonic-the-hedgehog-mocs/

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Tobymacboy November 13, 2012 at 6:44 PM

I look at these old pics of my collection and go “Wow , I used to have THAT little!” Because now ALL of my desks are so full I have to set stuff up specificly so it can fit……….

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Ninjoey (the lego block head) January 13, 2013 at 9:41 PM

lol

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Fikko3107 March 29, 2013 at 10:06 AM

3 NBA minifigures for 50 cents? You sir, are a very lucky man.

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Tobymacboy March 29, 2013 at 11:38 AM

Yeah , I got a 2001 Bionicle Gali complete at Goodwill for $1.50 (my mom paid for it so YAY)

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Meneldur son of Garamar May 2, 2013 at 8:15 PM

Hi Tobymacboy! I just clicked on your name up on Contributors! I’m a Christian too and am a TFOL like you. Also I love Toby Mac.

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Tobymacboy May 3, 2013 at 8:39 AM

Hello! Glad you found me! This profile is sorta outdated so click my name to see my new blog. TobyMac rocks!

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Meneldur son of Garamar May 5, 2013 at 6:01 PM

Tobymacboy, I am wondering how I can become a contributor and how I write articles and stiff like that.

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Meneldur son of Garamar May 5, 2013 at 6:02 PM

Sorry, typo there! It should be stuff not stiff!

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Tobymacboy May 25, 2013 at 5:20 PM

Sorry for the long reply , write up a post in document form and email it and whatever pictures to admin.

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Meneldur son of Garamar May 27, 2013 at 2:59 PM

That’s okay. I did check out your blog. Cool! and I love how you tell others about Jesus as well. You have some neat SW stuff.

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Tobymacboy May 27, 2013 at 4:34 PM

Yeah that spread pretty well! My friend put it on his website too! And thanks , I love SW. But as of now , I am accumulating stuff for my other interests since I have so much LEGO built up already.

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Meneldur son of Garamar May 28, 2013 at 4:22 PM

Yeah me too. I’m into airsoft and am saving up for an m4. Though the Orthanc set got me wondering what I should spend my money on: airsoft supplies or one of the coolest LOTR sets out there. I think I’ll choose the airsoft. So what are your other interests and how many bricks do you have?

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Tobymacboy May 30, 2013 at 8:32 PM

I used airsoft once. My friend put the gun to my arm and shot me. FUN!
My other interests are definitely Sonic the Hedgehog and PAC-MAN as well as BrickFilming and blogging. I own and love 4 Classic Video Game Systems (SEGA Genesis , SEGA Saturn , SEGA Game Gear , and GameBoy Advance SP) so yeah I’m really into those too!
Bricks? Wow , somewhere around oh I’d say the 80,000 mark counting Minifig parts.

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Meneldur son of Garamar June 2, 2013 at 1:29 PM

Wow! 80,000! Nice! I’ve estimated around 100,500 bricks in my collection and I’m pretty pleased. But as for airsoft, that’s probably my favorite thing next to Legos. I hope your friend’s airsoft gun had a low fps because it’s not smart to shoot someone that close!

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Tobymacboy June 3, 2013 at 9:33 AM

Yeah it left a scar for a while….. BTW I just got a LEGO Mindstorm (only missing one green ball) at a flea market for ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… $10!!!!

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Meneldur son of Garamar June 3, 2013 at 3:02 PM

AWESOME! Man! Your collection is now: 80,250 I’m guessing! Have lots of fun!

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Tobymacboy June 3, 2013 at 3:31 PM

Actually it has around 600+ pieces. I made a post and video about what I built with it. Click my name to see!

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D.B. Bricks June 10, 2013 at 8:31 AM

TobyMacBoy what site catagory did you choose to make yours

Family
Sports Teams
Baby
Classroom
Travel
Wedding
Clubs & Groups
Photo Gallery

Just wondering. I might make a blog, but probally not.

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Tobymacboy June 11, 2013 at 10:38 AM

It’s Mystique :)

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Tobymacboy June 28, 2013 at 1:42 PM

This page is outdated. I sent an update for it about 2 Months or so ago . The website shown here is not the one I’m using. I use http://www.ClassicsRising.wordpress.com/

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Tobymacboy June 11, 2013 at 10:37 AM

I have no clue! I will try to find out.

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laval June 23, 2013 at 4:15 PM

Hi tobymac boy :smile: I’m Menaldurs brother :mrgreen:

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Tobymacboy June 28, 2013 at 1:41 PM

Sup man! I hope your just as into LEGO as we are!

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Carbo September 28, 2013 at 6:30 PM

I’m also a drummer and a Christian! :D

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Meneldur October 22, 2013 at 8:35 PM

I want to learn how to drum! Ever heard of Jen Ledger? Skillet? They’re awesome!

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