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2014 Brickset Secret Santa



  • msandersmsanders Member Posts: 901
    Oh no! I need to get the detectives from the detective office to find my secret Santa....!
  • Mrs_WobbleheadMrs_Wobblehead UKMember Posts: 22
    @margot the tin appears to be Lego City? It has a best before date on the bottom (30.10.2000) so I'm thinking it may have been full of sweets / candy rather than Lego? If anyone can shed any light on what it was used for as I couldn't find anything on the net.
    My Santa did a great job, the tin was full of quirky old school sets, modern poly bags and chocolate minifigs - yum yum! Thank you once again santa :wink: image
  • plasmodiumplasmodium UKMember Posts: 1,936
    edited January 2015
    ^I have that same tin. I had it in 1999 (so the 2000 expiry date sounds about right!), from before my brother was born! If I remember correctly, it had chocolate chip cookies in, but I was only 5 or 6 years old at the it has my brother and my collection of angled/round/wing/bow spare pieces! (And is in significantly worse condition...)

    [Edit] Now that I think about it, it came with a free polybag of #2884, which I also still have somewhere. Look at the description on the set details and it says it was packaged for free with biscuits from Tesco's, which sounds about right.
  • Mrs_WobbleheadMrs_Wobblehead UKMember Posts: 22
    ^ @plasmodium‌ Tin mystery solved, thank you very much :smiley:
  • margotmargot Member Posts: 2,310
    I just looked up #2884 on Ebay and so funny how many times I find myself in @prevere 's shop.
  • HangedSanchezHangedSanchez United KingdomMember Posts: 310
    Just a rather delayed note to say thanks Secret Santa! Its just want I wanted! :smiley:
  • cjorgenscjorgens Member Posts: 4
    I'm finally catching up on things after all the holiday festivities and traveling and I just wanted to give a belated shout out and thank you to my secret santa. I loved all my goodies, especially the retro spaceman!

    Also, thanks to @CapnRex101 and @rancorbait‌ for organizing this for everyone.
  • EKSamEKSam Member Posts: 349
    edited January 2015
    I would like to thank my secret santa for the #31021 Furry Creatures:-), it is cute and much appreciated. My apologies for the late update, I picked up the package from my neighbor this morning.
  • samiam391samiam391 A Log Cabin in KY, United StatesMember Posts: 4,252
    ^Just look at all those clearance stickers. @Thanos75‌ you really do live in the LEGO promised land.
  • ShibShib UKMember Posts: 5,184
    Nice one @iso3200‌ - added my support :-)
  • msandersmsanders Member Posts: 901
    iso3200 said:

    msanders said:

    margot said:

    ^WHOA...... cool!!!
    I want to buy one of those.

    I know! Its brilliant. Whilst I was building I thought it would be great to have as an official Lego set. After Christmas may be the Secret Santa will submit it to Ideas or share the instructions.
    OK, I think @msanders has been wondering who his SS was for long enough so it's time to come clean. And I must say I was overjoyed at the reaction to my MOC. So much so that I have indeed submitted my first model to the Hover Scout and Recharge Dock project on Lego Ideas.

    I can't say I'm expecting much, but if a few hundred people were to support it I think I'd be quite thrilled, as this is the first time I've really sat down and thought a project through from start to finish for possible submission.

    Who knows @margot, with the right support, maybe one day you *could* buy one ;-)

    Thank you so much Secret Santa! It was such a great present and so much thought went into it. I'll definitely be adding my support. It's still on display with the Exo suit. Love it!
  • LegoKipLegoKip A cottage by the sea, California, US Member Posts: 259
    @iso3200‌ adding my support for your project too in the hope we Yanks get a chance to own one.
    Good luck!
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