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  • sid3windrsid3windr Member Posts: 1,460
    I really wonder why there are that little polys in Belgium.. unless I'm just not looking right. Every store has the same 2 or 3 - if any -, and they haven't even changed in years...
  • eMJeeNLeMJeeNL Member Posts: 821
    edited November 2017
    I’m looking for the 2017 poly of the orange tractor #30353 ; has anyone ever seen it irl?
  • KerreKerre Member Posts: 412
    Ha! I've effectively seen these on my last trip to Norway end of September, at newsstands on the cover of the Norwegian Donald Duck magazine in Oslo Gardermoen. 

    Originally planned to buy two of them as present for my boys if I could not find anything worthwhile. Ultimately did not buy them because of my luggage was literally full of LEGO going back (post about mid-page). 
  • Addicted2OxygenAddicted2Oxygen Member Posts: 470
    And..... I am off the wagon.

  • Th1nDieselTh1nDiesel Member Posts: 591
    I picked up the Old Fishing Store yesterday, while it was on offer in Smyth's, only to have to squirrel it away as it's a Christmas present from my wife. 
  • CharmiefcbCharmiefcb Member Posts: 451
    I have no patience so Ninjago City will be bought this week. Plus looking at buying a couple of sets before Xmas and the Ferris wheel will be next on the list.
  • LEGO_Dad77LEGO_Dad77 Member Posts: 243
    edited November 2017
    Stopped at my local-ish TRU the other day to check the deals; they had a free Kai Pod when you spent $30 on LEGO, so I got the Bricktober Batman set and a little TLNM set. They also had the Bricktober City set, but I passed. Now I wish I would’ve picked it up just for the machete alone. XD
  • KingAlanIKingAlanI Member Posts: 2,354
    stlux said:
    You are in a random town you never visited before, and you have an hour to kill. What do you do? Pop in as many stores as you can to check whether any have polybags of course!
    Sounds like a roleplaying game intro


    One Wegmans had 4 #70621 at $5.42 (45% off) and 22 #30354 at $2.92 (instead of $3.99, but since I've seen that at Target for $3.49 it's more like 15% off instead of 25%). Another had 11 30354 - and lots of #70372 for $2, still overpriced

  • sid3windrsid3windr Member Posts: 1,460
    eMJeeNL said:
    I’m looking for the 2017 poly of the orange tractor #30353 ; has anyone ever seen it irl?
    I got one off of @stlux :D
  • YodaliciousYodalicious Member Posts: 1,366
    Well, it’s the holidays, so...

    Thanksgiving Harvest
    Christmas Town Square
    Christmas Train Ride
    Winter Village Station

    I started getting the Winter sets with Santa’s Workshop, but skipped the Toy Shop. Still haven’t decided if I want to go back and get it or not. It never fully sparked my interest like the Workshop and Train/Station. 
  • tamamahmtamamahm Member Posts: 1,987
    My son recently purchased Buckingham Palace, and really enjoyed the architecture build.
    I managed to track down a Trevi Fountain for him at a Barnes and Noble. I was pretty excited, because looking at most sites, it had looked like I had missed this without paying a mark-up.
  • ravotravot Member Posts: 22
    I just bought Lego IDEAS Ecto 1 set. Ebay. missing a few pieces that are available on bricklink. this would be my first bricklink purchase. 
  • datsunrobbiedatsunrobbie Member Posts: 1,831
    Picked up a #40206 Santa for $12 at a local Stop and Shop grocery store. Was surprised to find it, as it is listed as a "LEGO exclusive" in the entry.

    Also received my copy of #21312 Women of NASA and a bunch of LED "fairy lights" from Amazon.
  • MoneyHypeMikeMoneyHypeMike Member Posts: 42
    edited November 2017
    Bought the following today (thank you Amazon):
    • Heartlake Surf Shop (25% off)
    • Battle Suit Aaron (25% off)
    • Snowspeeder (25% off)
    • Old Fishing Store (25% off)
    • Palace Cinema (40% off)
    • Mercedes-Benz Arocs (40% off)
  • TheOriginalSimonBTheOriginalSimonB Member Posts: 1,795
    City bus station at 50% off. Also thanks Amazon! 
  • arathemisarathemis Member Posts: 627
    got Silent Mary and Palace Cinema, both at 30% off.
  • SirBrickalotOfLegoSirBrickalotOfLego Member Posts: 629
    Just bought the Brick Bank for £84 as well as some freebies thanks to S@H sale and some VIP points!
  • GremerGremer Member Posts: 183
    Assault on Hoth for $175.
  • FauchFauch Member Posts: 2,711
    old fishing store and heavy assault walker. buy 2, get 50% off of the least expensive one. they are both 150. also I think it's my most expensive lego purchase ever (yeah, I'm probably a small player)
  • Toc13Toc13 Member Posts: 1,150
    Managed to not jump onto any Amazon offers, luckily nothing on my wishlist came up.
    I did pick up the SW advent calendar at 50% off via Asda. Ordered yesterday, expected delivery Sunday but got a message today & since we were on the way there anyway, didn't even have to go out of my way.
  • Yo_dAYo_dA Member Posts: 112
    Gremer said:
    Assault on Hoth for $175.

    I also pulled the trigger on this deal. I had $40 in VIP points, so I couldn’t resist. 
  • GremerGremer Member Posts: 183
    Yo_dA said:
    Gremer said:
    Assault on Hoth for $175.

    I also pulled the trigger on this deal. I had $40 in VIP points, so I couldn’t resist. 
    I only have a Snowspeeder and an AT-AT, so I don't hate AoH like most people do. I just don't think it's a UCS set and it's certainly not worth 250. 175 is much more reasonable.
  • FodderFodder Member Posts: 360
    I'm collecting all the good-guy ninja vehicles & mechs from the Ninjago Movie. Haven't picked up Cole's Quake Mech yet, and I'm waiting on Kai's Fire Mech from S@H with my Women of NASA set which appears to be lost in the ether...
  • Switchfoot55Switchfoot55 Member Posts: 3,484
    ^Just use your mountain of Lego sets to make a tree out of. You're pretty much half way there already!
  • willworkfortoyswillworkfortoys Member Posts: 6

    Looking for feedback on two partial sets I recently purchased (and if there is a better place to move this to please have one of you wonderful MODs do so).  I bought two 76052 Classic TV Series Batcave sets recently both listed as 'missing minifigures only' from two different people and both were missing the batcycle.  One was also missing about 100 other pieces and I haven't had a chance to go through the second one yet.  I think both may have been legitimately overlooked and both sellers are supposedly doing what they can to find the missing pieces and for now I'm giving them the benefit of the doubt. 

    Is this common though with this set in particular or just buying 'minifig missing only' sets?  It wouldn't be so bad except that both of them did this and that it's a potentially $10 portion of each set.  Granted, I paid about $140 for both so even if each was missing 500 pieces it'd still be about 3.5 cents a piece.  I typically only buy new and I'm thinking more and more I should stick to this if it is a common occurrence.  Opinions or validation of my annoyance at this is much appreciated. :-)

  • stluxstlux Member Posts: 2,450
    @Switchfoot55 That's only about 1 unit on the stlux scale of buying, and I'd need at least 4 of those to make a decent Christmas tree!
    Need to get the tree up some time prior to Christmas, so I think I'll stick to putting up an actual tree this year ;)
  • FizyxFizyx Member Posts: 1,364
    @stlux I'm jealous of the Big Ben... when I saw it was on sale in the UK/EU and not in NA I almost cried :(  Looks like a pretty good haul overall!
  • KingAlanIKingAlanI Member Posts: 2,354
    Black Friday week made me feel like @SumoLego or @stlux with the amount I bought
    Got some DUPLO at Marshalls tonight for Christmas gifts
    #10590 $13.99, #10822 $16.99 - nearly the same piece count including a few bulky ones, and 3 figures (though the 1st is 3 people and the 2nd is 1 person and 2 animals). I'm guessing Disney tax, most direct example I've seen of that
    Hopefully that's the end of it - oh wait, got a mailer about a LEGO Store promo..
  • MrJ_NYMrJ_NY Member Posts: 592
    I just picked up the last copy my store had of #60132 since it was on sale for 59.84
    Have wanted it awhile but never liked the price of this set. I had them price match their own website as it was $94.99 in-store & I used $40 in rewards points & got the free #30345  I ended up paying $21.58 total w/tax
  • M1J0EM1J0E Member Posts: 644
    Nice find!  I bought it a year or more ago now when it went on sale at TRU, as it often did.  The regular price was a bit much, but it makes a nice city addition at a sale price.  
    Today I got the new BB-8, 2 more roads for my city, 2 LEGO Ninjago Movie Collectable Minifigure packs and the late 2017 LEGO catalogue.

  • FowlerBricksFowlerBricks Member Posts: 1,731
    ^Who'd you get in the CMF packs?
  • blakusdkblakusdk Member Posts: 44
    Picked up Ahch-To Training, my last purchase for the year..... hopefully! 
  • KingAlanIKingAlanI Member Posts: 2,354
    blakusdk said:
    my last purchase for the year..... hopefully! 
    Said that a few times. I think I meant it with the Saturn V from S@H
  • All_That_RocksAll_That_Rocks Member Posts: 646
    Just picked up some Alien Conquest Polys.

  • Th1nDieselTh1nDiesel Member Posts: 591
    I just ordered Ninjago City. Hope it's as good a build as it looks. Sadly no freebies, but couldn't say no at double points. With current VIP points, £10 voucher from the catalogue, £10 gift card from when the PayPal promotion was on, plus cashback from my work reward scheme, the total cost was just over £200 with almost £25 worth of points back on top.
  • Addicted2OxygenAddicted2Oxygen Member Posts: 470
    Just got the Star Wars advent calendar for £7.50. Was going to skip it this year, but at that price was too hard to say no. 

    Now or to do some catching up with the builds. 
  • arathemisarathemis Member Posts: 627
    just bought both simpsons buildings: simpsons house at 10% off, and Kwik-E-Mart at 33 % off.
    I was worried I might miss the house, and apparently I was close to do so, as it was not available anymore on that website 15 minutes after I ordered. Seems like I got the last one.
  • eMJeeNLeMJeeNL Member Posts: 821
    Got myself a #31065 at 25% off the reduced price. Another little piece of the MyCity-puzzle I'm trying to complete.
  • chrisalddinchrisalddin Member Posts: 3,041
    i am not dead :p

    poped in to Argos today to buy #70917 The Ultimate Batmobile
    with a little help from some christmas gift money. (Dad asked out of the blue, "do you wish to have your gift now?" ... Dum question of you ask me.)
    so any how. store sold the one it had last night and it would have been 4pm before it could get one from one of the close by stores (would have had to get a taxi back down to the store that about £12 so... NO.) so had to pay for home Delivery (£4 bet's out £12 any day.), however i did get a free #5004934 out of the deel. (argos have that priced up at £4.99 that's a rip off.)
    now the only TLBM set i still wish to get it the Bat-Space Shuttle.
    for a lego Theme i told my self i was not going to buy any set from look like i well end up with 4 set from the theme.

    now as it was part payed from my christmas gift cash. do i Rap it up and place it under the tree to open christmas day or. just place it on my for once emtey build stack.
  • dmcc0dmcc0 Member Posts: 778
    My kids got gifted a couple of chocolate selection boxes which nobody in our house can eat due to allergies/diabetes so decided to gift them to a local kids charity.  Local Sainsburys had some TLBM sets on offer at 2 for £20 so donated a couple of those those at the same time.  The 500 bonus Nectar Points on £20 LEGO spend token I used meant I got something out of it too!
  • chrisalddinchrisalddin Member Posts: 3,041
    as some members well know, Amazon Prime now upped it's free shipping limit. to £40.
    well today i found a set priced at dead on £40 on amazon prime now. that been growing on me for months. each time i seen it i wish to own it just a little bit more.

    well today i pull the trigger on #41317 Sunshine Catamaran. 38% off.
    i know it's been lower but i did not think it would get back down to the low price it got to when Argos or Tesco ran there 3 for 2. also. i kind of want it for Christmas.
    also also, as other members know i have a week point for Boats the only boat that not calling out to me is #71042 Silent Mary that one only whisper to me in a small voice "buy me" but most of the time it is over powered by the voice that tell me "OVER PRICED!" if it has been priced up at say £119.99 i have a far harder time of not buying it.
    i got more lego.
    and there i was trying to save up some Cash for bigger set's. ah well #10260 downtime Diner dose not need to be got yet. and #10255 Assembly Square can wait a little longer. dont think i can wait to long now on #21310 old Fishing Store. will have to pick that up in the next 2 months.
  • ricecakericecake Member Posts: 878
    I went to Target the other night to do some Christmas shopping and they had some TLBM CMFs, so my girlfriend was able to get me #71017-2 Glam Metal Batman. While there, I saw they had #70613 Garma Mecha Man for 20% off, so I went back yesterday and picked that up as well.
  • FauchFauch Member Posts: 2,711
    I should find out soon about silent mary being overpriced or not (though I didn't pay full price). I saw it once and it was rather large from what I remember. the box says 68cm long and 48 cm high, so that may well be my largest even.
  • LuLegoLuLego Member Posts: 1,010
    I know they’ll be discounted soon enough but I couldn’t resist picking up a complete set of TLBM series 2 today! I brought home the display box too.
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