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As far as I can tell, she has an incredibly annoying voice, the vocabulary of a nine year old and while she seems to spout endlessly about Lego, I've yet to hear her say anything insightful, or even remotely interesting.
Her entire output could be summed up as 'Hey folks, here's set nnn from Lego. It's amaaaaazing. Don't forget to subscribe or like or whatever it is you do on social media.'
Mind you. Compared to the chap who does 'the Brick Shoooooowwwww', she's a veritable Virginia Woolf.
I used to watch the brick show for their Star Wars reviews, but they seem to be sloppy with building their models and too often get their Star Wars facts wrong. So I haven't watched them I'm a while. Maybe I'm just to picky though...
I can appreciate that for younger children, the Brickshow's informal style might be appealing, but to me they are just irritating. As @BooTheMightyHamster said above though, when compared with BrickQueen, the Brickshow are a treat...
The one exception for sure is the Lego Designer videos .. They simply have me with the intro music ..love it ..makes it better when Jamie does the reviews anyway .
So loads of 9 year old boys love her. You only need to see what the hoards of fans got up to during the Jurassic Park cuusoo fight to see how many of them there are.
*May not apply to all girls
Boo loves Brickqueen! ;oP
..makes me really wonder what's up with TLG..this has to be the final product as it seems it's on official print ..
I don't tend to watch video reviews (prefer text/photo), but the few reviews by the brickshow i've seen, I thought they were pretty good vids compared to what else there is.
Not too long, not too gimmicky (from the few i saw), speaks clearly, covers the main points, shows the sets off well, positive about the hobby, raises valid issues, appraises a set inclusive of/comparative to other options instead of in isolation from every other lego set... as vid-reviews go, I thought they were very watchable.
Much better than the many point-and-click-and-publish-unwatched, 'everything is amazing/whiney/muffled sound/heavy breathers/out of focus/look at my grubby fingernail/OMG WhaT i jUsT BougHT!!1!!eleven!!' reviewers that most of them seem to be.
But as said, i don't watch many vidreviews, so I might be missing the better ones...?
A) the store employeses are generally less informed than we are
B) the "UCS" term is ambiguous, often misused, and generally no longer printed on sets at all since 10179. It's mostly used as an analog to "LEGO Store Exclusive", but those things are not always equal.
Couple o' hundred cheeses and robot arms?
I dunno how they've done it, but I know the price is kicking me in the nuts. I've been looking forward to this set, but jeez, that price hurts.
If i were to put my 'cynic hat' on for a moment, perhaps someone at TLG said 'Have you seen those aftermarket prices? Let's just crank this bad boy by 50% ourselves and call it a UCS'.
I mean, TLG are hardly breaking the back of the aftermarket with this, feels more like showing themselves to be envious of it and wanting 'in'.
Edit: (The actual set itself does look much better than the initial image showed, but... £250... it's just not a Death Star).