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What's your LEGO 'status' today?

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  • Lego_StarLego_Star ... in a galaxy far, far away.Member Posts: 2,059
    edited November 2015
    @BOBJACK_JACKBOB He'll love that :o) so will do :o)
    Pass my congratulations to Hollie and tell her it was lovely to meet her (as it was you) a week past Saturday.
  • nexandernexander Glasgow Member Posts: 877
    Lego_Star said:
    ^ I have no idea how many 2x4s will go for a swim in the drink but that's the funniest typo I've seen since Bilbo ;o)

     @goldjono Can you advise @Nexander how many 2x4 bricks will fit in the larger PAB cup?
    Well it is Glasgow! My professional opinion is that pab cup would be terrible for lager :) And I'm guessing @GoldJono is who I have seen a few times cramming cups, often several at once!
    khmellymelLego_Star
  • VorpalRyuVorpalRyu AustraliaMember Posts: 2,237
    edited November 2015
    Annoyed, was waiting for the Gingerbread house free gift to come available on [email protected] AU to pick up Santa's Visit, but its listed as Sold Out now... GRRR! :(
    xiahna
  • JudgeChuckJudgeChuck UKMember Posts: 1,092
    Got into work today to find all my recent purchases waiting for me. Happy days!
    #926 Command Centre and #40106 from eBay and #40124, #40125, #40139 and #70756 Dojo Showdown from [email protected]
    Seasonals will go in the cupboard and I'll enjoy checking out #926 this evening. #70756 can wait for another day.
  • khmellymelkhmellymel United KingdomMember Posts: 1,226
    ...

    Anyway, on topic, I'm halfway through building the Death Star my wonderful wife bought for me with her first wage as a newly qualified nurse!

    Bob
    That's awesome (the Death Star as well as the new qualification, haha)!  Pass along my congratulations!
    BOBJACK_JACKBOB
  • brumeybrumey AustriaMember Posts: 994
    the gingerbread house is not that great.

    #70756 dojo showdown is awesome.
  • shotgunchipmunkshotgunchipmunk USMember Posts: 74
    Halfway through the Tumbler.  This thing is a BEAST!
    MattsWhatGothamConstructionCo
  • MattsWhatMattsWhat Studley, UKMember Posts: 1,643
    edited November 2015
    ^I love building the tumbler (built twice).  But the looking at black bricks does get a bit tiring on the eyes.  I split it over three nights the second time, although I was less desperate to finish like I was the first time through (all done on a sunday afternoon/evening)!
  • 77ncaachamps77ncaachamps Aspiring Time Traveler Stuck in the West (US)Member Posts: 2,439
    organizing loose bricks and boxes
  • samiam391samiam391 A Log Cabin in KY, United StatesMember Posts: 4,251
    Just purchased 400 more Uruk Hai :-S
    GothamConstructionCokiki180703VorpalRyuSumoLegoTwoToneBricksElunekhmellymelsnowhitie
  • GothamConstructionCoGothamConstructionCo Colchester UKMember Posts: 725
    @samiam391, I think your 0 key is sticking! ;o)
    Legoboysamiam391kiki180703VorpalRyu
  • samiam391samiam391 A Log Cabin in KY, United StatesMember Posts: 4,251
    @samiam391, I think your 0 key is sticking! ;o)
    My wallet certainly wishes it was!
    GothamConstructionCokiki180703BuriedinBricksVorpalRyuSumoLego
  • xwingpilotxwingpilot UKMember Posts: 797
    Still waiting for photos of the Resistance X-wing and new of the release date...

    http://brickset.com/article/17847/2016-microfighter-images-surface
  • xwingpilotxwingpilot UKMember Posts: 797
    ^ "news" not "new"...

    I really wish the time limit on editing could be extended.
  • Lego_StarLego_Star ... in a galaxy far, far away.Member Posts: 2,059
    Happy Thanksgiving! :o)

    A spot of building before we sit down to our feast!



    TheOneVeyronianGothamConstructionCokiki180703Bricklover18snowhitieLee
  • GothamConstructionCoGothamConstructionCo Colchester UKMember Posts: 725
    @Lego_Star, stop it! You're making me hungry ;o)
    Lego_Starkiki180703
  • Lego_StarLego_Star ... in a galaxy far, far away.Member Posts: 2,059
    ^ @GothamConstructionCo ;
    Tucking into the most amazing pie my friend made. Not ashamed to say I'm on my second slice! ;o)

    May also build Gingerbread House tonight. :o)
    kiki180703GothamConstructionCo
  • VenunderVenunder Nottingham, UK.Member Posts: 2,464
    Happy Thanksgiving to our American friends. 
    I have bought way too much lego today, in advance of the Black Friday deals.  :)
  • LostInTranslationLostInTranslation UKMember Posts: 5,512
    Not really a 'Lego' status but I've reviewed Rey's Speeder for Bricks and have now gone Into excitement hyperdrive for The Force Awakens now.  Been watching all the trailers,  booked my cinema ticket (not til the 18th,  couldn't get a decent ticket for the 17th) and am working my way thru rewatching the other films.  I am staying pretty spoiler free in general though, I want to be surprised by the plot when I finally get to the cinema in three weeks and one day! 
    GothamConstructionCokiki180703Lego_Star
  • Lego_StarLego_Star ... in a galaxy far, far away.Member Posts: 2,059
    It's been far too long since I built something (and finished it). Really satisfying seasonal build. Whoever designed this, I love it! :o)



    Brick Friday shopping in London tomorrow!
    GothamConstructionCokiki180703khmellymelsnowhitie
  • legogallegogal USMember Posts: 755
    Let's see, Thanksgiving Day went like this... get up early and sort bricks, sort more bricks, cook, eat and wash up from breakfast, sort more bricks, then sort more bricks, then sort more bricks, then dash to the grocery store to buy cooked food for a late lunch/early dinner, rush to lake to eat with hubby who is fishing and kayaking in our gorgeous weather for a change. Watch the sunset over the lake, rush home, and sort. Then sort some more until my eyes begin crossing and my hand is paralyzed from all the sorting and lifting and building stacks of sorted brick.

    While it could sound repetitive, it was a great day, and I didn't spend the entire day cooking, eating, and cleaning up from cooking and eating. I think I prefer sorting to inviting the masses for a huge Thanksgiving dinner!

    And tomorrow will be more of the same. No shopping for me as the house is already too cluttered, and I think that more stores should follow REI's policy of closing on Thursday AND Friday to give the employees time off to play outside with their families ....while paying their wages. It seems that many of us have shopped ourselves almost to death; many of us could benefit from a long period of stores being closed and being forced to sort our bricks! Just saying' ...in case the shoe fits. Otherwise hold yer fire!
    GothamConstructionCokiki180703Salamalexsnowhitie
  • EluneElune QuébecMember Posts: 99
    [email protected] be like: So you want to order something? Not today, my friend. We are holding an event that exceeds our server capacity. Please come back when everything is gone.

    >_>
    bendybadgerkiki180703Vortex
  • TheOneVeyronianTheOneVeyronian Help me, I'm inside the M25! (UK)Member Posts: 1,359
    Finally (after some printer troubles) managed to get some custom LEGO themed christmas cards printed and sent out to some recipients (friends of mine) today. It's become a sort of yearly thing for me to do with my LEGO-obsessed friends, because sending normal Christmas cards to them just doesn't cut it for me!

    I'd post the design but, hey, I don't want to spoil it for the recipients, so not gonna do it just yet ;oD
    JenniLego_Star
  • EluneElune QuébecMember Posts: 99
    Oh! I've just exceeded 50k pieces! *party* Now I really need to buy drawers to organize all of those pieces...

    It is lucky that I was requested to work overtime this weekend, Black Friday is killing my bank account... ^^;
    kiki180703khmellymel
  • Lego_StarLego_Star ... in a galaxy far, far away.Member Posts: 2,059
    Surprised to find this today, but then I haven't been to the LEGO store, yet!


    kiki180703BumblepantsBricklover18snowhitie
  • LegoTTLegoTT Member Posts: 479
    I've been stockpiling Winter Themed Lego since September....today is a building day!


    VorpalRyuBrickDancerkiki180703LegoboySirBenLego_StarBuriedinBricksYodalicioussnowhitie
  • SalamalexSalamalex UKMember Posts: 273
    edited November 2015
    Sorting in preparation for new MOC. :))))) Thanks @Craigster10
  • 77ncaachamps77ncaachamps Aspiring Time Traveler Stuck in the West (US)Member Posts: 2,439
    Sorting and then piecing together (from a lot purchase) #6209
  • BuriedinBricksBuriedinBricks USAMember Posts: 1,366
    Getting ready to help install my LUG's. Holiday display. Hoping everything goes smoothly.
    Jennikiki180703
  • Bricklover18Bricklover18 PA, USAMember Posts: 720

    Just got done building this, onto the snowman next!
    kiki180703
  • NickF22NickF22 United KingdomMember Posts: 408
    Winter Village completed (apart from the Gingerbread House which I may build tonight).
    kiki180703Jern92xiahnachuxtoyboxsnowhitieCupIsHalfEmptyLee
  • VenunderVenunder Nottingham, UK.Member Posts: 2,464
    ^ Very nice display and all? the Architecture sets?
    I'm getting even more excited to build my Winter Village.
    SumoLego
  • Pumpkin_3CK5Pumpkin_3CK5 CaliforniaMember Posts: 763
    brumey said:
    the gingerbread house is not that great.

    #70756 dojo showdown is awesome.
    It's not even minifig scale, like the train. I guess it's free so whatever haha. The best holiday promo yet was that Christmas tree pick up truck, imho. 
  • nexandernexander Glasgow Member Posts: 877

    That's the first part of the winter village done, including my 5 year olds tree he built to add to the scene and using only current pab bricks.  just need to wait till the others are fished. Definitely going to need another tub of bricks and plates!

    kiki180703JennikhmellymelBrikingcatwranglersnowhitie
  • xiahnaxiahna Member Posts: 154
    LOL! Just watched my husband try to figure out where the instructions on the Advent calendar are. (First time we've done this.) Must say, very amusing :D
    khmellymelTheBigLegoskikiki180703YodalicioussnowhitieVorpalRyu
  • brumeybrumey AustriaMember Posts: 994
    my bley slopes come this week! soo looking forward to some proper rock shaping!
  • Lego_StarLego_Star ... in a galaxy far, far away.Member Posts: 2,059
    edited December 2015
    Buchanan Galleries, Glasgow. 1st Floor opposite info desk.

    Giant LEGO Advent Calendar. Promoted by LEGO and Clyde 1. Characters including LEGO man Tom from 5pm tonight. Raffle prizes including but not only LEGO given away each day at 5.30pm when the door for the day is opened. 

    Today, get your picture taken with Tom and get Store Employee poly.


    Another Bright Bricks creation. They have been busier than the elves it seems! :o)
    kiki180703SirBenkhmellymelcatwranglersnowhitie
  • nexandernexander Glasgow Member Posts: 877
    Typical the one day I don't go upstairs, I even had time to kill. Suprised the staff didn't mention it. Ah well, got a employee minifig already so will go another day. Pity I will b nowhere near it at 530 any day.
  • Lego_StarLego_Star ... in a galaxy far, far away.Member Posts: 2,059
    edited December 2015
    It's drawn a fair crowd. It's my understanding radio listeners can take part in the daily draw. Just waiting to hear details from Dingle and Cassie.  

    Details at http://www.buchanangalleries.co.uk
  • Lego_StarLego_Star ... in a galaxy far, far away.Member Posts: 2,059
    Behind door number one....


    Apologies for the reflection in this shot.
    BJ21nexanderkiki180703
  • dragon114dragon114 United StatesMember Posts: 632
    Open door one of the city calendar. Hoping my doctor who set ships soon
  • nexandernexander Glasgow Member Posts: 877
    ^^I can see a lot of non weegies on here thinking 'wtf?' Clearly bright bricks have done their homework. I'm curious what else they will do, a Glasgow bar would be great but I doubt it.
  • xwingpilotxwingpilot UKMember Posts: 797
    Daughter over the moon with her LEGO Friends advent calender :)
  • xwingpilotxwingpilot UKMember Posts: 797
    ^ And Mrs. @xwingpilot surprised me with the LEGO Star Wars advent calendar!

    I can't wait to add the Stormtrooper and Hoth Rebel Trooper to my collection :)
  • nexandernexander Glasgow Member Posts: 877
    The wife and I have decided to do the star wars advent calendars instead of giving them to the boys. They didn't know anything about them and have their own chocolate calendars. Does this make us bad parents? :)
    LegoboyLego_Starkiki180703khmellymelcatwranglersnowhitie
  • LegoboyLegoboy 100km furtherMember Posts: 8,696
    nexander said:
    The wife and I have decided to do the star wars advent calendars instead of giving them to the boys. They didn't know anything about them and have their own chocolate calendars. Does this make us bad parents? :)
    No, it would make you bad parents if you weren't to show an interest.  :)
    YodaliciousxiahnaLee
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