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Brickset Bonusball Bonanza - Legboy editon - UK draw 09/06/2108

snowhitiesnowhitie BelgiumMember Posts: 2,859
edited June 2018 in Everything else LEGO
This week a prize is being provided by @Legoboy but since he's pretty busy I'm doing the hosting.

For those who don’t know the rules, write your answer below and the first 59 entrants will get a number. This is open worldwide.  The bonus ball from the UK lottery on Saturday night will decide the winner.

Last week I wanted to know you favourite kind of MOC, the main site is looking for your favourite minifigure, I first thought to ask you what your favourite set of all time is. However, that's been done. Now I want to know, which set do you like best, purely on aesthetics. Here, you can also use a set you don't own or haven't build. Just purely, which set would you like to put on display somewhere, just to look at it (not to brag about it, so it doesn't have to be a big or elaborate set).

Please no double posts untill 59 has been reached. Good luck one and all!


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  • ricecakericecake Maryland, USAMember Posts: 879
    edited June 2018
    I love giant robots, so I'll say #4508 Titan XP, which I already have on display :) The model isn't quite as stable as I would like, and I do think the use of minifigure legs as fingers is a little weird looking, but I guess it was an innovative parts usage and the best they could do at the time.

    Thanks for hosting, @snowhitie and @Legoboy!
    stluxsnowhitie
  • DiggydoesDiggydoes Cologne/GermanyMember Posts: 1,076
    The Bag End from #79003 An Unexpected Gathering! 
    Lego_Starsnowhitie
  • BumblepantsBumblepants DFWMember Posts: 5,835
    Imperial Flagship. Old ships make great displays.
    dmcc0stluxbandit778gmonkey76snowhitie
  • Switchfoot55Switchfoot55 The Northwest, USAMember Posts: 1,576
    Old Fishing Store
    gmonkey76snowhitie
  • historymanhistoryman Member Posts: 353
    The London bus - looks great in the living room
  • dmcc0dmcc0 Nae far fae AberdeenMember Posts: 737
    +1 for the Imperial flagship
    Bumblepantsbandit778gmonkey76
  • paul_mertonpaul_merton UKMember Posts: 2,952
    I don't have one yet, let alone two, but I'd like a pair of #21041 Great Wall of China on display.
    stluxmak0137snowhitie
  • bandit778bandit778 Docking Bay 94. Member Posts: 1,944
    edited June 2018
    Having anything on display for any length of time is not an option at our house due to space constraints but have managed to keep the Ship in a bottle on display for a while now with the bosses blessing and we both really like it.

    On that note, I haven't built any of the large Lego ships but would love to have a display of #10210 Imperial Flagship, the Black Pearl, Metalbeards Sea Cow, Queen Anne's Revenge and Destiny's Bounty. There's just something about the look of old style ships that even a Sci-Fi junkie like me can appreciate. (If I have to just pick just one, it'll have to be Destiny's Bounty as thats the only one of the above i actually own). :)

    Thanks @snowhitie for hosting via @Legoboy.
    stluxBumblepantssnowhitie
  • ecmo47ecmo47 North CarolinaMember Posts: 2,086
    -Back in the day: #730: Steam Shovel with carrier
    -Reawakening from Dark ages: #10019 Tantive VI
    -As time goes by: #4483 AT-AT, #8043 Motorized Excavator, #10194 Emerald Night
    -Lately: #21309 Saturn V and the Ninago City sets.
    Bumblepantssnowhitie
  • msandersmsanders Member Posts: 906
    Yes, Imperial flagship. Love love love it!
    Bumblepantsbandit778
  • MugenPowerMugenPower Member Posts: 447
    #21103 Time Machine!!  J/K, #8110 Unimog.
  • donutboydonutboy U.K.Member Posts: 710
    #21309 - Saturn V, I started saving for that as soon as it won the ideas vote, then when it came along, it really didn't disappoint. 
    A quick bonus vote for my old #182 train set which I had as a kid (and still have).
    mak0137snowhitie
  • SeijiAmasawaSeijiAmasawa USMember Posts: 216
    I love #21017 Imperial Hotel.
    mak0137
  • Russell844Russell844 California, USAMember Posts: 1,835
    #70658 Oni Titan
    ricecake
  • COOLEGOCOOLEGO B'ham/SolihullMember Posts: 183
    The #5004590 Batpod, always thought it was super cool
    bandit778Russell844
  • adiemcadiemc UKMember Posts: 477
    Saturn V for me
    mak0137snowhitie
  • cmrt1014cmrt1014 Member Posts: 396
    edited June 2018
    While not technically a set in some ways, I get a lot of enjoyment out of seeing one or more of the earlier CMF sets on display.

    thanks to @snowhitie for managing and @Legoboy for hosting.
    stluxsnowhitie
  • toftof Member Posts: 147
    #10210 Imperial Flagship. I love that one. I've added several more soldiers and canons to make it even better!
    bandit778
  • monkeyhangermonkeyhanger Member Posts: 2,837
    UCS Imperial Shuttle. It almost doesn't look like it's made from Lego.
    bandit778Lobot
  • LegoboyLegoboy 100km furtherMember Posts: 8,702
    Sod it!  I’m taking part.

    Right now on aesthetics only, #42077.  Just waiting for my alternative stickers to give it her facelift.




    BumblepantsstluxLego_Starbandit778Switchfoot55Mr_CrossdonutboydavetheoxygenmanGothamConstructionCo
  • LobotLobot UKMember Posts: 943
    #75060 UCS Slave 1 - simply iconic :-)
    Mr_CrossBumblepantsbandit778snowhitieSirBrickalotOfLego
  • Mr_CrossMr_Cross East Anglia (UK)Member Posts: 1,002
    edited June 2018
    This is tricky... I think on balance I agree with @Lobot, UCS Slave 1.

    Honourable mentions though: #928, #4483, #75192, and The original movie Ghostbuster sets. I could add to that list all too easily. Assembly Square?

    Thanks for hosting!
    bandit778Lobot
  • TheFewTheFew EnglandMember Posts: 1,475
    Arvo chestburster. I love mine.
  • tcctcc Washington, DCMember Posts: 69
    Definitely Saturn V.
    mak0137snowhitie
  • eggsheneggshen Middleton, WIMember Posts: 533
    I've always loved the Time Machine build from #20215 Master Builder Academy Invention Designer. I think I need to put it together now.
  • TheLegoMaster35TheLegoMaster35 OH, USAMember Posts: 254
    #42083 Chiron is my answer. While it has a few ghastly gaps, it still is my favorite when it comes to looks. 
  • benbacardibenbacardi EnglandMember Posts: 372
    Definitely Wall-E. With the neck fixed, he just looks awesome. That and the Saturn V are the only sets I do have on display. 

    Thanks for hosting @Legoboy !
    snowhitie
  • FowlerBricksFowlerBricks USAMember Posts: 1,626
    That's such a tough question. There are so many sets I like, but currently I'd say the TRON: Legacy is one of my favorites. I love the illusion of motion that the Lightcycles have, along with the neon colors contrasting the black. Plus I'm a huge fan of TRON: Legacy! :D
    mak0137
  • Toc13Toc13 Member Posts: 1,048
    Ewok Village for me. I like the more organic things
    I'd be forever hiding things in among the branches
    snowhitie
  • SumoLegoSumoLego New YorkMember Posts: 11,944
    edited June 2018
    Fallingwater (#21005) gets my vote.  Although I am partial to the Imperial Flagship as well.
    mak0137FowlerBrickssnowhitie
  • TheOriginalSimonBTheOriginalSimonB Felixstowe Member Posts: 1,308
    Got to be the ideas Birds and Yellow Submarine from recent sets, but also #6692 hits me right in the feels.
  • alldarkeralldarker NetherlandsMember Posts: 216
    I love the Ideas Yellow Submarine set so much. And I have yet to build the Apollo set, but that’s a great display set too...
  • redarmyredarmy AberdeenMember Posts: 711
    #10240 Red 5..IT'S A FRICKEN X-WING MAAAN...
  • BrickByBrickBrickByBrick Massachusetts, USAMember Posts: 620
    I'd have to say #21309 Saturn V, my friend has one and it looks amazing, but I probably won't buy one because I don't have a very good place to put it
    mak0137snowhitie
  • Speedman29Speedman29 UKMember Posts: 1,298
    I have a couple of Ninjago sets, but space permitting I'd have the city, docks and the temple of Airjitzu on display. The colours and style of building are brilliant.
  • iliketoastiliketoast AustraliaMember Posts: 260
    Saturn V. The most fun I’ve had building a set, and it’s size makes it a good display piece 
    mak0137snowhitie
  • M_BossM_Boss Houston, TexasMember Posts: 236
    #10210 looks so great, I wish I owned it.
    tof
  • norm103norm103 Member Posts: 283
    Saturn V
    mak0137snowhitie
  • Gibbo1959Gibbo1959 Northumbria UKMember Posts: 285
    Add my vote for the Ideas Saturn V. A joy to build, great to look at and an absolutely iconic piece of history.
    mak0137snowhitie
  • Muftak1Muftak1 Somewhere cold, probably raining (aka Ireland)Member Posts: 490
    #21309 - Saturn V
    mak0137snowhitie
  • HarrymattpotterHarrymattpotter UKMember Posts: 46
    I think tower bridge would look great on display, the brighter colours of it compared to other dark, grey architecture allow it to stand out more. The amount of detail also helps!
    SumoLegoLego_Star
  • Lego_StarLego_Star ... in a galaxy far, far away.Member Posts: 2,133
    I can't just pick one, so here's three I'd enjoy looking at:

    THE set that defined my love of LEGO: #375-2 Yellow Castle. I'll never forget the moment I first saw it. Immense imagination ignition. :o)

    The set I've always wanted to own, build and display, and am working my way towards: #10196 Grand Carousel, obviously! Still need more #2449 in dark red.

    And the set I'm staring at right now, that has been built and displayed for the longest time: Jamie Berard's #10214 Tower Bridge. It rocks and epitomises my love of London. :o)  Thanks Jamie!
    stluxsnowhitie
  • ReesesPiecesReesesPieces Member Posts: 815
    fishing store or one of the many modulars are always nice for display.
  • jmeninnojmeninno The Batcave (MA)Member Posts: 708
    There are many, but perhaps the Creator Carousel #10257.
  • diddypididdypi USAMember Posts: 25
    #71040 Disney Castle
    snowhitie
  • starwars4everstarwars4ever The Forest Moon of EndorMember Posts: 477
    Tough question, but I'll go with the #75192 UCS Falcon, with a close second to the UCS Slave I.
    snowhitie
  • dannyrwwdannyrww WisconsinMember Posts: 1,333
    Still going wit the Hobbit home from Unexpected Gathering.
    snowhitie
  • devilheaddevilhead Member Posts: 280
    Emerald Night
  • arathemisarathemis sometimes here, sometimes thereMember Posts: 353
    I love big boats,  so any of the imperial flagship or black pearl or silent mary
  • BobflipBobflip Member Posts: 475
    edited June 2018
    #21108 Ecto-1 for a set I own and already display, #75192 UCS for one I don't...
    arathemis said:
    I love big boats
    I can't read this without immediately following it with "and I cannot lie", hahaha
    BumblepantsdavetheoxygenmanGibbo1959SumoLegoFowlerBricksjmeninnoricecake
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