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Also known as the exact same thing

sid3windrsid3windr BelgiumMember Posts: 1,371
I've noticed a few like these:

I assume maybe the set was renamed at some point so the aka can just go? :-)


  • Lego_StarLego_Star ... in a galaxy far, far away.Member Posts: 2,108
    ^ LOL! :D It's been a long and awkward day today but this post has cheered me up no end.

    Thanks @sid3windr!
  • 560Heliport560Heliport Twin Cities, MN, USAMember Posts: 851
    When the title alone makes you laugh, it's gonna be great!
  • Lego_Lord_MayorcaLego_Lord_Mayorca H-Town, USAMember Posts: 518
    I pre-emptively nominate this topic to the Brickset Forums Hall of Fame.
  • HuwHuw Brickset Towers, Hampshire, UKAdministrator Posts: 6,425
    The AKA comes from the UK catalogues. 99% of the time they gave sets different names to the US names in the 80s and 90s.
  • sid3windrsid3windr BelgiumMember Posts: 1,371
    ^ Sure, it's definitely interesting to see that the names sometimes varied wildly as every marketing department could do their own thing.

    But there's also a lot of sets where there's no AKA noted, which is fine if it either does not differ or is unknown; but here, isn't "Huw, also known as Huw" a bit superfluous? :-)
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