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I also want to grab an extra #42009. I built one when it came out and I really like it. And Mos Eisley is on my list too. Both those are 20% off @ amazon and target right now, so I think waiting for a bigger discount could be a bad choice. Although both have been discounted 20% for quite some time. Target would be my first pick because of free shipping and 5% off using Redcard, but anywhere that offer a discount would be fine.
Seems discounts have been getting worse every year though. I don't know if waiting is a good idea.
#75046 on sale for $35 at TRU. Still $50 at [email protected] Not sold elsewhere.
Check their banner in the Books section.
But in contrast to Valentine's day and Halloween, which only make you spend more money than necessary, at least Black Friday gives you the chance to get some of it back if you wait with your large Lego purchases for a certain year until that day. I for example know when I will buy the coming 2016 modular Brick Bank: Black Friday 2016, not one day earlier ;-)
I am from Germany, and yes, the modulars were discounted as well. But it is important to know that the modulars afaik are only available from Galeria Kaufhof and Lego Stores themselves. Kaufhof had the modulars discounted at around 20%:
Palace Cinema for 111.99 Euro instead of 139.99 RRP
Parisian Restaurant for 114.99 Euro instead of 149.99 RRP
Detective's Office for 114.99 Euro instead of 149.99 RRP
They already had very similar deals a couple of months ago, when PC was even a little cheaper (110.99).
There were also quite a few large SW sets at 20% to 25% discount at Kaufhof:
10188 Death Star (335.99 instead of 419.99 Euro)
10236 Ewok Village (199.99 instead of 249.99 Euro)
10240 Red Five X-Wing (149.99 instead of 199.99 Euro)
Lots of great bargains too at Mueller and TRU, a few at Amazon also.
No real discounts to speak of, as mentioned, at Lego shops or Lego [email protected] though.
No, I was not being sarcastic. And thank you for the insight, as I am from Germany I didn't know about that. Over here, there is no such policy. If a retailer sells these "exclusives" (which many sets really aren't over here), then he can give discounts on them as much as he likes. And believe me they do, as shown by the examples I gave above. The modulars are only sold by one major retailer other than Lego themselves, but the WV sets, the VW Van, Mini, etc. are sold almost at every major retailer. The only real exclusives (that at least I haven't seen anywhere else yet) that come to mind are (currently):
Sidney Opera House
Temple of Airjitzu
And @scotty12: Friends sets get huge discounts over here quite frequently. I bought the whole Popstar range for my daughter for example for about half price this year.