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  • BastyBasty LondonMember Posts: 221
    LEGO Fan said:
    They always send like the worst box possible to me so I avoid buying from them.
    They sent it in a “padded” envelope which isn’t going to help if tons of parcels are thrown on top of it. They gave me a £5 voucher so it only ending up costing 1.40 but I’d still have liked a good condition box. 
  • jnscoelhojnscoelho PortugalMember Posts: 353
    That was Amazon? I usually receive sets like that from [email protected]
    LEGOFan2Baby_Yoda
  • eMJeeNLeMJeeNL The NetherlandsMember Posts: 424
    edited March 9
    My parents-in-law just unearthed a partially-build, very dusty #8479, with loose parts in a little bin.
    Took it home (with permission ;)) to de-dust and rebuild, so my son can play with it at there place.

    Fingers crossed it won’t re-entrap me in the enourmous hole called Techic.
    pxchrisBastyLEGOFan2dmcc0omniumdatsunrobbie
  • eMJeeNLeMJeeNL The NetherlandsMember Posts: 424
    Hmmm upon closer inspection some vitals appear MIA; motor, one of the touchsensorthingys and all the flexitubes+joints. Also, the batterybox has some NASTY leaking batteries in it. Well, guess the search is on.
    Polyphemus
  • stluxstlux LuxembourgMember Posts: 2,195
    Hope dies last... TLG has hired a Chief Digital Officer (press release here), so maybe we'll get a better functioning [email protected] sometime this century?
    SprinkleOtterVorpalRyunwr122gmonkey76Baby_YodaLEGOFan2Mr_CrossFizyx
  • SumoLegoSumoLego New YorkMember Posts: 11,944
    Maybe they'll go back to mail-in order forms?
    SprinkleOtterVorpalRyugmonkey76Baby_Yodadmcc0LEGOFan2Mr_CrossFizyx
  • stluxstlux LuxembourgMember Posts: 2,195
    stlux said:
    Hope dies last... TLG has hired a Chief Digital Officer (press release here), so maybe we'll get a better functioning [email protected] sometime this century?
    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAH!!!!!!!!!

    *GAAAAAAAAAAASP*
    HAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHA.

    Sorry, I needed that.
    Happy to brighten up your day! :)
    SprinkleOtterVorpalRyuSumoLegogmonkey76LEGOFan2
  • SprinkleOtterSprinkleOtter Member Posts: 2,731
    stlux said:
    stlux said:
    Hope dies last... TLG has hired a Chief Digital Officer (press release here), so maybe we'll get a better functioning [email protected] sometime this century?
    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAH!!!!!!!!!

    *GAAAAAAAAAAASP*
    HAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHA.

    Sorry, I needed that.
    Happy to brighten up your day! :)
    There are few constants in this universe. [email protected] not working right is one of them.
    stluxVorpalRyuSumoLegogmonkey76Baby_Yoda
  • SumoLegoSumoLego New YorkMember Posts: 11,944
    SprinkleOtter said:
    There are few constants in this universe.
    And Black Holes.  (Just as a reference point.)
    gmonkey76SprinkleOtterLEGOFan2
  • SumoLegoSumoLego New YorkMember Posts: 11,944
    samiam391 said:
    I wish I didn't like rare things...
    Hey wait - '3 of 10'... what the heck is going on?
    gmonkey76SprinkleOttersid3windrdavetheoxygenmanLEGOFan2
  • ModeltrainmanModeltrainman In the Disney Infinity Toybox, Windows, or digging through LEGO parts in the USA.Member Posts: 270
    Ooooh, Shiny!
    gmonkey76SprinkleOtterLEGOFan2
  • Switchfoot55Switchfoot55 The Northwest, USAMember Posts: 1,576
    You'll never know it's real unless you open it though. So...........
    gmonkey76LEGOFan2Fizyx
  • 560Heliport560Heliport Twin Cities, MN, USAMember Posts: 878
    What if someone fakes a Certificate of Authenticity? I mean, how would you know if a certificate is a fake... unless you already have one to compare it to. But how do you know that one is real? hahaha....
  • samiam391samiam391 A Log Cabin in KY, United StatesMember Posts: 4,258
    What if someone fakes a Certificate of Authenticity? I mean, how would you know if a certificate is a fake... unless you already have one to compare it to. But how do you know that one is real? hahaha....
    It's sad that this is always everyone's first instinct- to doubt authenticity- but I really can't blame anyone.

    Beyond just the figure and certificate displayed above there is a large amount of paperwork indicating this was won as a part of LEGO's competition.
    SumoLegoLEGOFan2Fizyx
  • pharmjodpharmjod 1,170 miles to Wall Drug, USAMember Posts: 2,877
    Is Lego willing to authenticate the letters of authenticity? Will they confirm provenance? Serious question. 
    SumoLegoLEGOFan2Fizyx
  • Switchfoot55Switchfoot55 The Northwest, USAMember Posts: 1,576
    ^^Sorry to have gone that direction. My comment was in jest only as I don't doubt the authenticity of the item. Certainly knowing at least a few of the items you  have in your collect @samiam391, I'm confident you know your stuff. 

    It's an awesome addition to your already incredible collection!
    SumoLegosid3windrLittleLori
  • OdeinoichusOdeinoichus CanadaMember Posts: 279
    Found the Popcorn Cart Polybag at Wal-Mart yesterday before seeing Captain Marvel. For once I now have all of the City Polybags from a given year. Now to build it and enjoy.
  • FowlerBricksFowlerBricks USAMember Posts: 1,626
    It's here! It's here! It's really here!! (the Bricktober pack, that is)



    LEGOFan2KLOKRIECHERMegtheCat
  • chrisalddinchrisalddin UKMember Posts: 2,860
    edited March 13
    So. i have not been around on here but i did get the London Buss about a month ago. and i also picked up the Moana's Ocean Voyage set. for 15% off the RRP so as it is a Retired set i was happy with that find. (i have only seen Moana Movie in the last 5 weeks and i loved it. all the songs are 5 Stars.) so felt i had to get the lego set. 5 other small set's none of them anythink to shout about.

    today however desided to buy lot of stuff from lego.com. or as i like to call it [email protected] :p
    this is what i now have on order.

    #853683 LEGO NEXO KNIGHTS Jestro Keyring (my 2016 Aaron Key Chain need a friend)
    #41632 Homer Simpson & Krusty the Clown (Brickheadz) need i say more?
    #40348 Birthday Clown (Brickheadz)
    #40354 Dragon Dance Guy (Brickheadz)
    #40349 Palentine's Puppy (Brickheadz)
    #41628 Princess Leia Organa (Brickheadz)
    #853503 LEGO NEXO KNIGHTS Macy's Mace (yes as some of you know i like the nexo knigths theme big time. so this is going up on my wall somehow. also it was a good price.)
    #10262 James Bond Aston Martin DB5 (i need me a big set to build.)
    #30404 Friendship Flower (look's nice)
    #41775 Unikitty! Collectibles Series 1 x20 (good price. i hope to get all 12. this Series is the super blind bag. i dont think there is a way to work out what you get with your hands. also non of the shops ware i live ever had any. so never got my hands on any of them.)
    #21316 The Flintstones (this set look awrsome.)
    #21315 Pop-Up Book (can not help my self.)
    #75884 1968 Ford Mustang Fastback (FREE)

    in number of items this is my bigest [email protected] order, 32 items in all.
    MaffyDMegtheCat
  • RecceRecce Tiny Little Red DotMember Posts: 897
    I do have a moment of doubt every time I saw someone with photos of 1000 stormtroopers, wondering if they're all genuine Lego or a mixture of cheap Minifigures from China. 

    You can't really tell unless you strip the figures into their respective parts and scrutinise on the logo. 
    LEGOFan2
  • samiam391samiam391 A Log Cabin in KY, United StatesMember Posts: 4,258
    ^^Sorry to have gone that direction. My comment was in jest only as I don't doubt the authenticity of the item. Certainly knowing at least a few of the items you  have in your collect @samiam391, I'm confident you know your stuff. 

    It's an awesome addition to your already incredible collection!
    No worries! You have a right to question- whether that's in jest or not. I was more commenting on the general state of rare collectibles in that everything DOES have to be questioned; I wish that wasn't the case.
    SumoLegoVorpalRyuFizyx
  • 560Heliport560Heliport Twin Cities, MN, USAMember Posts: 878
    @samiam391 I'm sorry; I didn't mean to question the authenticity of your items. I was questioning the concept of certificates of authenticity in general.
    SumoLegoAanchirVorpalRyu
  • SumoLegoSumoLego New YorkMember Posts: 11,944
    ...I was questioning the concept of certificates of authenticity in general.
    Can I question the authenticity of questioning authenticity if it's only in jest?  

    Who watches those that are watching!?!?!?!?
    SprinkleOtterVorpalRyuSwitchfoot55gmonkey76Baby_YodaLEGOFan2Fizyx
  • 560Heliport560Heliport Twin Cities, MN, USAMember Posts: 878
    Don't question the authenticity of my authentic City!
    SumoLegoSprinkleOttergmonkey76LEGOFan2
  • SumoLegoSumoLego New YorkMember Posts: 11,944
    Sometimes I write or say a word so many times it looses meaning.

    Authenticity!  Auuthenticity.  Authenticiteeee.
    gmonkey76LEGOFan2
  • 560Heliport560Heliport Twin Cities, MN, USAMember Posts: 878
    ...only sometimes? ;)
    gmonkey76LEGOFan2MaffyD
  • 560Heliport560Heliport Twin Cities, MN, USAMember Posts: 878
    :):):)
    SprinkleOtterLEGOFan2
  • dmcc0dmcc0 Nae far fae AberdeenMember Posts: 737
    samiam391 said:

    For crying out loud, It's a piece of metal based off a plastic toy, that comes with a piece of paper, and it's stored in a plastic box. There's a lot to make fun of there...
    But is is an authentic piece of metal based off a plastic toy, that comes with an authentic piece of paper, and stored in an authentic plastic box? ;)
    SprinkleOtterVorpalRyugmonkey76LEGOFan2msanderspxchrisBrickByBrickFizyx
  • FowlerBricksFowlerBricks USAMember Posts: 1,626
    samiam391 said:
    dmcc0 said:
    samiam391 said:

    For crying out loud, It's a piece of metal based off a plastic toy, that comes with a piece of paper, and it's stored in a plastic box. There's a lot to make fun of there...
    But is is an authentic piece of metal based off a plastic toy, that comes with an authentic piece of paper, and stored in an authentic plastic box? ;)
    It is an authentic piece of metal based off an authentic plastic toy, that comes with an authentic piece of paper, stored in an authentic plastic box, with authentic winning articles, and an authentic brown shipping box from LEGO with an authentic address... to go along with my authentic winning smile.
    You aren't being very clear. Is it authentic???


    SprinkleOtterCymbelineVorpalRyugmonkey76LEGOFan2FizyxSalamalex
  • ModeltrainmanModeltrainman In the Disney Infinity Toybox, Windows, or digging through LEGO parts in the USA.Member Posts: 270
    Something something LEGO Ideas Up house https://ideas.lego.com/projects/2014d893-a049-4506-87a3-cb923d2aa3ae link, something debating Nick Fury. 
    LEGOFan2
  • RecceRecce Tiny Little Red DotMember Posts: 897
    edited March 15
    samiam391 said:
    It's ok, folks. Judging by everyone's apologies I must sound a lot more sensitive than I really am. I appreciated everyone's humor about it.

    For crying out loud, It's a piece of metal based off a plastic toy, that comes with a piece of paper, and it's stored in a plastic box. There's a lot to make fun of there...
    Not to mention the means to purchase it are either paper or plastic as well. 
    VorpalRyuSumoLego
  • SumoLegoSumoLego New YorkMember Posts: 11,944
    ^ Sam only purchases in 17th Century Spanish Gold Bouillon.
    SprinkleOtterBaby_Yodadmcc0LEGOFan2Fizyx
  • Muftak1Muftak1 Somewhere cold, probably raining (aka Ireland)Member Posts: 490
    SumoLego said:
    Who watches those that are watching!?!?!?!?
    We do. Its called Gogglebox and its essentially a show of people watching TV.

    Its actually better than it sounds...

    Honest!
    Baby_YodaSumoLegoMaffyD
  • Baby_YodaBaby_Yoda The world's backsideMember Posts: 1,229
    Gogglebox is a bit like when cricket commentators first got to use that magic pen where they could draw stuff on the screen and they went a bit overboard with it.
  • SprinkleOtterSprinkleOtter Member Posts: 2,731
    Baby_Yoda said:
    Gogglebox is a bit like when cricket commentators first got to use that magic pen where they could draw stuff on the screen and they went a bit overboard with it.
    "And now all he's doing is hopping, Bob."
    "Soon, he'll molt, then he can use his legs to 'sing' to find a mate!"


    :P
    Baby_Yoda
  • ModeltrainmanModeltrainman In the Disney Infinity Toybox, Windows, or digging through LEGO parts in the USA.Member Posts: 270
    edited March 15
    Prediction. The Toy Story minifigs will be my favorite of 2019. Especially Rex. Excited for all the Disney LEGO coming. Don't know if I need to know what it is.
  • Mr_CrossMr_Cross East Anglia (UK)Member Posts: 1,002
    Sold my sealed #4502 today. I had the money for about four hours before I splurged on Harry Potter sets at 20% off in Smyths. Self control... what's that? It was free delivery though.
    PolyphemussnowhitieMegtheCatFizyx
  • snowhitiesnowhitie BelgiumMember Posts: 2,859
    It's a great set @Mr_Cross enjoy!
    Mr_CrossLEGOFan2
  • MegtheCatMegtheCat Houston, TXMember Posts: 497
    Mr_Cross said:
    Sold my sealed #4502 today. I had the money for about four hours before I splurged on Harry Potter sets at 20% off in Smyths. Self control... what's that? It was free delivery though.
    Self-control indeed! My Dad gifted me some cash today and I went straight to Barnes & Noble and picked up a couple of Elves sets, not even on sale. Gotta love a store that still has retired sets, right?
    Baby_YodaBumblepantsMr_CrossJenniLEGOFan2pxchrisFizyx
  • Baby_YodaBaby_Yoda The world's backsideMember Posts: 1,229
    MegtheCat said:
    Gotta love a store that still has retired sets, right?
    Last I checked, a Toyworld somewhere around Tasmania - can't remember which - has a bunch of long-retired Winter Village sets at RRP like they were only just released. Toyworld, by the way, is our equivalent of Toys R Us, and this store is quite a big one. I wonder if they're still there, or if a lucky fellow AFOL bought the lot...
    SumoLegoVorpalRyuMr_CrossLEGOFan2MegtheCatFizyx
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