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  • madforLEGOmadforLEGO Chicagoland USMember Posts: 9,432
    PapaBear said:
    Target has a pretty good deal if everything is backordered on [email protected]  Does anyone know if Target has the train?  That's what I'm really interested in
    Pretty good deal? They are retail price.

    I dunno about picking all of these up today. They are likely going to be out for at least a year and likely be put on sale at some point. I think Ill just wait as these sets are mostly at a good price, except IMO the Whomping willow set, but would be fantastic with 20% off.
    pharmjodBumblepantsFizyx
  • pharmjodpharmjod 1,170 miles to Wall Drug, USAMember Posts: 2,886
    With the way they are selling now and will likely continue to sell, I expect to see these for at least 2 years. I could be wrong. But this theme more than most has cross appeal for boys and girls and all different ages. I also am not biting until at least 20-30% off.
    madforLEGOFizyx
  • dannyrwwdannyrww WisconsinMember Posts: 1,337
    I can confirm Lego store in  Milwaukee, WI had the train....that being said most Harry Potter sold out in 5 minutes.
    CurvedRoadPlateBuriedinBricks
  • CM4SCM4S United StatesMember Posts: 1,302
    Just finished Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone as well as the Great Hall set. (took me about the entire movie with 10 minutes left)

    Onto Chamber of Secrets and Whomping Willow! This is fun!
    Jern92Pitfall69
  • tamamahmtamamahm Member Posts: 1,954
    Ugh. I wish I had known about the train at Lego stores. I did not even try to go to mine. As for Target... I went there for other items, but my Target store had absolutely nothing out, nor a location for any of the items to be put out. I am not convinced my store even got any in.  I just wanted to see them. I will stay content with the items I have ordered, and keep a watch for the rest of the HP items...

    mini-figs, train, Fantastic Beast sets and crazy big set

    While I know these will be discounted at some point,  I have known for years if they ever released again, we would again buy every single item. Same kiddo that was obsessed with the last release is already ecstatic about this release. Honestly, the nanofig set is a must have item here, and that is before even seeing it, so hopefully they do not mess up that release. 


  • gmonkey76gmonkey76 ChicagoMember Posts: 1,473
    Stopped by my LEGO Store today, and they had some sets, and Brickheadz out. The store manager said LEGO allowed them to put them out, but once they sold out it would be a month before they got more in.
  • ecmo47ecmo47 North CarolinaMember Posts: 2,094
    Is anybody in the US seeing them listed on Lego.com? I've tried a couple times today and cannot locate them.
  • gmonkey76gmonkey76 ChicagoMember Posts: 1,473
    @ecmo47 Typed in Harry Potter, and they came up. There out of everything, but 2 Brickheadz.
  • BoomstickBoomstick IndianaMember Posts: 247
    Can anyone pick me up a train if i pay them a profit on top of grabbing it for me?
  • dannyrwwdannyrww WisconsinMember Posts: 1,337
    CM4S said:
    Just finished Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone as well as the Great Hall set. (took me about the entire movie with 10 minutes left)

    Onto Chamber of Secrets and Whomping Willow! This is fun!
    I did Whomping Willow during Prisoner of Azkaban and part of Goblet of Fire (used to build quicker but the 3 year old slows me down. My older kids just watched the movie).
  • Pumpkin_3CK5Pumpkin_3CK5 CaliforniaMember Posts: 768
    Target.com shows the sets in stock in most of the stores around me except for the train. They're all available online though.
  • readersamreadersam USAMember Posts: 62
    Do you have any payment options other than paypal?
    TXLegoguy
  • LegolisLegolis Leeds, UKMember Posts: 229
    Anyone imported these into the UK before? If so can I ask what customs charge to expect? 
  • CCCCCC UKMember Posts: 18,020
    Legolis said:
    Anyone imported these into the UK before? If so can I ask what customs charge to expect? 
    £8 processing fee, plus 20% VAT on the price paid including postage. Then another 4.7% (I thnk) for import duty if your order is over £135.

    You are better off waiting.
  • LegolisLegolis Leeds, UKMember Posts: 229
    Thanks CCC, I figured as much. :( 
    Got a place near me that say they will sell me a sealed box but they can’t confirm in advance if or when they will come in. Might try asking in some other stores and see if I can get a better response. 
  • kbwkbw NCMember Posts: 402
    Any word yet on if any figures are going to get the police officer treatment?
  • InnesInnes AberdeenMember Posts: 7
    kbw said:
    Any word yet on if any figures are going to get the police officer treatment?
    Most likely the Harry with Invisibility Cloak, seeing as he's "invisible", and the only repeat character in the wave.
    kbw
  • CCCCCC UKMember Posts: 18,020
    kbw said:
    Any word yet on if any figures are going to get the police officer treatment?
    I doubt any are this time around. Normally there are not any chase type figures in  the CMF series.
    kbw
  • NicksBricksNicksBricks United StatesMember Posts: 213
    Hogwarts Express is available for order on US [email protected]
    DeeC2_Joshtamamahm
  • DeeC2_JoshDeeC2_Josh SoCal Member Posts: 64
    Yeah just ordered Hogwarts Express too.. This was the set I was most excited for.
  • PapaBearPapaBear East CoastMember Posts: 404
    LegoTT said:
    PapaBear said:
    Target has a pretty good deal if everything is backordered on [email protected]  Does anyone know if Target has the train?  That's what I'm really interested in
    Website says no, and I have been to two this morning to no avail. 

    For what it’s worth, my Lego store isn’t open yet, but I’m outside and no sign of any of the HP sets inside. 
    Okay, thank you.  I'll wait
  • Jern92Jern92 MalaysiaMember Posts: 802
    kbw said:
    Any word yet on if any figures are going to get the police officer treatment?
    Promobricks is reporting it as 3x16 HP + 2x6 FB.

    https://www.promobricks.de/lego-harry-potter-71022-minifiguren-serie-1-neue-bilder-und-box-inhalt/63662
  • kbwkbw NCMember Posts: 402
    Jern92 said:
    kbw said:
    Any word yet on if any figures are going to get the police officer treatment?
    Promobricks is reporting it as 3x16 HP + 2x6 FB.

    https://www.promobricks.de/lego-harry-potter-71022-minifiguren-serie-1-neue-bilder-und-box-inhalt/63662
    Thanks!
  • ShibShib UKMember Posts: 5,238
    Jern92 said:
    kbw said:
    Any word yet on if any figures are going to get the police officer treatment?
    Promobricks is reporting it as 3x16 HP + 2x6 FB.

    https://www.promobricks.de/lego-harry-potter-71022-minifiguren-serie-1-neue-bilder-und-box-inhalt/63662
    This was how I was imagining the breakdown would work. 
  • BoomstickBoomstick IndianaMember Posts: 247
    When do the Fantastic Beasts sets come out?
  • 560Heliport560Heliport Twin Cities, MN, USAMember Posts: 912
    Aragog's Lair is only $14.99? Sweet! One for me, and one for my arachnophobe cousin!
    CM4SBrickByBrickRonyarstarwars4ever
  • tamamahmtamamahm Member Posts: 1,954
    Hmm. My update on my backordered items indicates shipping mid-July. It will be interesting to see if that is the case. My brickheadz shipped.
  • starfire2starfire2 Phoenix AZMember Posts: 1,302
    I bought all the new Harry Potter sets at my local Legostore. Double VIP! 
  • Jern92Jern92 MalaysiaMember Posts: 802
    The CMF are now available for sale in NZ at Toyworld.
    MAGNINOMINISUMBRA
  • AstrobricksAstrobricks Minnesota, USMember Posts: 2,544
    Saw new HP sets on shelves at the Edina Target just now. 
    #75950 $15
    #75953 $70
    #75956 $40
    There’s a spot on the shelf for #41615 but it’s empty. 
  • CCCCCC UKMember Posts: 18,020
    Is the distribution real? I know someone on Euro bricks spotted that 16+16+16+6+6 = 60 and so it was assumed that would be the distribution. But as normal, no credit to / source from where the get the information from.
  • kezkez United KingdomMember Posts: 824
    BumblepantsLostInTranslationFizyxTXLegoguy
  • BumblepantsBumblepants DFWMember Posts: 5,942
    Cool owl! Is that a SDCC thing?
    AstrobricksLostInTranslation
  • BoomstickBoomstick IndianaMember Posts: 247
    Where is it I can buy a box from?
  • kbwkbw NCMember Posts: 402
    Now that’s super annoying
    Lego_StartamamahmPitfall69SumoLegoMr_Cross
  • MegtheCatMegtheCat Houston, TXMember Posts: 497
    Well now I'm glad I bought a whole box.
  • oldtodd33oldtodd33 Denver 4800 miles to BillundMember Posts: 2,425
    ^ I also bought a box but was intending to get two sets from it. Now I will have to fight the re-seller vultures around Denver to try and get the lone figure. Hoping that none of my children are going to want these. 
    Pitfall69omnium
  • madforLEGOmadforLEGO Chicagoland USMember Posts: 9,432
    oldtodd33 said:
    ^ I also bought a box but was intending to get two sets from it. Now I will have to fight the re-seller vultures around Denver to try and get the lone figure. Hoping that none of my children are going to want these. 
    Or go to a store with the figures and try to find that character, but I agree, this chase figure stuff needs to stop.
    gmonkey76Mr_Crossomnium
  • madforLEGOmadforLEGO Chicagoland USMember Posts: 9,432
    Boomstick said:
    Where is it I can buy a box from?

    Hello Brickset Members!

    Here is our Harry Potter Collectible Minifigures Series pre-order:

    $219 / Box

    We are not yet offering the set as the distributions have not been confirmed. I will repost when I am able to give more information on this.

    Free domestic shipping within the US. $25 / box for international shipments.

    Please DM with PayPal email address for invoice. I will try to get as much as I can of this series, but I anticipate it being pretty popular, so no guarantees on how long it will last. It is getting harder and harder to get a good supply.

    Alright, that's all! Shipping sometime in the first couple weeks of August.


    BoomstickPitfall69
  • dannyrwwdannyrww WisconsinMember Posts: 1,337
    So, does anyone else feel there are way too many potion rooms or classrooms (or Snape's office) in these new sets? It seems like every room portion is devoted to something with potions.
    the_creative_box
  • Pitfall69Pitfall69 0 miles to Legoboy's houseMember Posts: 11,389
    @oldtodd33 ; I hear ya. Series 18 was crap, although it seemed that people found the Classic Policeman fairly easily. Unfortunately, the Classic Policeman is definitely not as desirable as a Harry Potter chase figure :(
  • CurvedRoadPlateCurvedRoadPlate Member Posts: 257
    I still want to find a classic Police fig. This is getting frustrating 
  • Jern92Jern92 MalaysiaMember Posts: 802
    I was planning on sharing a box with 2 friends, but this messes things up completely. How frustrating. If I get a box now, no one is going to want the extra incomplete set of figures.
  • obi_gobi_g BlightyMember Posts: 517
    Wow. TLG really love the scalpers and resellers don’t they...!
    omnium
  • kezkez United KingdomMember Posts: 824

    Barty Crouch Jr.
    FowlerBricksmadforLEGOInfinitymanMegtheCatMr_Crosswardm
  • ShibShib UKMember Posts: 5,238
    edited July 2018
    That picture is actually from bricksets flickr

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/brickset/43207205482/in/dateposted/
    BumblepantsMr_Cross
  • madforLEGOmadforLEGO Chicagoland USMember Posts: 9,432
    I think I'll just cut to the chase and get two sets. It may a be a bit more, we will see, but better than getting a whole box of figures for only two sets. I'll just have to trust I can find the chase figure in the store.
    While likely more popular than the Classic cop, the 'potter' 'chase(that is the one per box figure)' figure is from the Fantastic beast movies and I'm not sure people will be lined up to find figures from those as opposed to the Luna, Sybil, and cloaked Harry
    Only having two Luna, Sybil, and Cloaked Harry in each box is disappointing to say the least. Especially for those looking to get three sets out of a box.

    I will say this. With both sets sandwiched like this into one set, one has to wonder if they will only do one CMF set. If that is the case, one also has to wonder if this is the only line for Potter and there will not be a second.
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