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Offline Jesse James

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Re: Legos
« Reply #15 on: July 18, 2008, 11:48 PM »
The only kits I have that aren't in a giant bin of grey or whatnot, are the yellow castle kits.  I forget how I even got these but I feel like they're some kind of investment that I'm not doing anything with.  It's like owning a stock that never pays, but selling it could do me well.

I owned every one of the original grey castle sets for many years except the guarded inn (lego shop exclusive I think?), but never kept instructions/boxes and all that. 

Looooooooved them Lego knight sets.  I was buying those up to the point they were making the round grey helmets that looked like Braveheart knight helmets, just because they were so cool and accurate.  The viking stuff looks outstanding too.  If I were a rich guy, Legos would be on the menu.
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Re: Legos
« Reply #16 on: July 19, 2008, 01:50 AM »
Rob, I'm not even sure which ones that I'm looking for.  I want to dig through that site and see what I come up with and go from there.  It'll be a few weeks though as Sunday I'm headed to New Orleans for another week of relief work.  When I dig up what I'm looking for, I'll hit you up.
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Re: Legos
« Reply #17 on: July 23, 2008, 02:54 PM »
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Re: Legos
« Reply #18 on: August 1, 2008, 01:02 PM »
A lego robot that can solve a rubiks cube in less than 6 minutes.



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Re: Legos
« Reply #19 on: August 1, 2008, 01:33 PM »
Sea-life Aquarium opens August 11th at Legoland California.

Sealife Aquarium


More than a standard aquarium, SEA LIFE™ Aquarium provides an educational and interactive dynamic unlike any other.  Featuring play zones, fun facts and quiz trails, SEA LIFE is designed to be a child’s guide to the life of the sea.  The SEA LIFE voyage begins high in the fresh waters of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, continuing on to the San Francisco Harbor and finally journeying to the depths of the Pacific Ocean via the California shoreline. Along the way, families discover the lost ancient city of Atlantis and a sunken shipwreck. 


In line with the SEA LIFE philosophy, SEA LIFE Aquarium at the LEGOLAND California Resort focuses on the creatures commonly found in local waters. All of the freshwater fish living in the aquarium can be found in California lakes and streams, and our cold water marine animals, which are all native to the California coastline.


At the entrance, a huge LEGO® fish spanning more than 10 feet will greet visitors. Made of thousands of LEGO bricks, this new model joins a nearly 11 foot-long submarine which will be installed in the ocean display. These are just two of more than 70 new LEGO models you’ll find at SEA LIFE Aquarium, totaling tens of thousands of LEGO bricks. 


SEA LIFE also features a seahorse kingdom where children can get their first look at these mythical creatures, a bay of rays where they can experience marine life up-close and a shoaling ring where they will be surrounded 360 degrees by schools of shimmering fish. As guests stroll through an acrylic tunnel, they will be immersed in the ocean without getting wet, surrounded by more than 20 species of sharks, fish and invertebrates. An interactive discovery zone, including the Southern California Tide Pool, also offers young visitors the opportunity to interact with SEA LIFE experts, get hands-on with interesting creatures of the ocean in a touch pool and participate in building their own coral reef out of LEGO brick. Opening right next door -
August 11, 2008!


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Re: Legos
« Reply #20 on: November 2, 2008, 08:29 PM »
I've thought of selling a couple original castle sets (Yellow castle, jousting tournament, soldiers set, etc.) if I could find someone willing to pay whatever its valued at, but Ebay seems very tough to follow with Legos and value.  I've got a ton and honestly should just start unloading what I can.  I'm probably sitting on some kind of goldmine with all this crap.

You probably are sitting on a gold mine. The yellow castle is worth quite a bit, so are the vintage mini-figs.



As a kid I enjoyed the castle sets of the late 80's and into the early 90's. Last winter I got into my old lego's after playing with them with my son and rebuilt these sets.



and then, since I was psyched about LEGO again, I bought this set on ebay for about $30


and this one for about the same price


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« Reply #21 on: January 30, 2010, 01:35 AM »
I found and bought 1 today for 10 dolar's omg
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Re: Legos
« Reply #22 on: May 26, 2010, 04:01 PM »
Anyone see the minifigures series 1 set?


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Re: Legos
« Reply #23 on: May 26, 2010, 06:55 PM »
Haven't seen them, but I don't think I have any stores near me that would carry them.

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Re: Legos
« Reply #24 on: May 26, 2010, 07:02 PM »
So Lego is just selling bags of mini-figures now?  Smart on their part...  Too bad they can't with Star Wars or I'd probably jump in and buy bags of SW mini-figures.   :-\
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Re: Legos
« Reply #25 on: May 26, 2010, 07:49 PM »
I totally dug any mini-fig I could get my mitts on as a kid, but I only stick to SW stuff since my return to LEGO a few years ago.  I dig that clown though just because I've never seen a mini-fig with an afro.   :D  So these are blind bagged at TRU and LEGO stores for $1.99 I hear?
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Re: Legos
« Reply #26 on: May 27, 2010, 11:00 AM »
I totally dug any mini-fig I could get my mitts on as a kid, but I only stick to SW stuff since my return to LEGO a few years.  I dig that clown though just because I've never seen a mini-fig with an afro.   :D  So these are blind bagged at TRU and LEGO stores for $1.99 I hear?

Yep, blind bagged. I want to get all of these, but there are about 7 of these that I really really want.
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Re: Legos
« Reply #27 on: May 27, 2010, 11:21 AM »
Someone over on the otheR Site in their lego section posted scans of the bar codes with a description of the character.  I haven't been tried it out to see if they match, but it might be worthwhile if you only want the Caveman or the clown or something.
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Re: Legos
« Reply #28 on: May 28, 2010, 07:26 PM »
I grabbed a few of these today cuz they looked like fun, got the clown and the diver and I think I might be hooked. I like the surprise involved, thought I'm really hoping to find a zombie. How cool would it be to have a Lego City zombie apocalypse?

I do agree, Star Wars ones would be very nifty, but I don't think they can do it, I think I read somewhere that there were licensing rights with selling Star Wars minifigs individually or somthing.

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Re: Legos
« Reply #29 on: May 28, 2010, 10:39 PM »
Hasbro has the exclusive rights in the US to action figures and single minifigs constitute an action figure.  If you guys remember, Lego sold some 3-packs of minifigs with stands back in 1999 or 2000, and got in trouble for it.  They never did that again, instead releasing the battle packs like we still have today.

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