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We Already Had a Vote on Whether There Should be More Firefly Stuff Back in 2005. It was Called ‘Serenity’ and the Vote was “No”

Man, I bet the folks over at Lego are starting to regret the whole Cuusoo initiative. (This is a thing where people can suggest Lego themes and sets, others can vote on them, and if they hit 10,000 votes, Lego … Continue reading

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Lego Project: Brick Sorter

One of the biggest hassles involved with building with Lego is sorting. Oh sure, I could keep all my bricks in a big tub, but it’s easer to work with them if they’re sorted. Fortunately, there are all kinds of … Continue reading

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Discovery on Depoona

On the planet Depoona, two spacemen discover a long-forgotten remnant of the old days. This is a build I’ve been wanting to do for a long time. I don’t know why it took me so long to actually get around … Continue reading

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Adventures in Bricklinking

This was an actual (more or less) conversation: Me: I kind of lost my mind last night on Bricklink. Dave T: Oh yeah? How much did you spend? Me: Sixteen bucks. Dave T: That’s nothing! Me: It’s four pieces. Dave … Continue reading

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You Know, For Girls

A few years ago I was standing in the Lego aisle at Toys R Us, along with a man and a woman. The man was remarking on all the Lego sets and the woman dismissed them, saying, “Yes, but none … Continue reading

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Santa’s Trench Run

For some reason it’s become a tradition that every Christmas I do a Star Wars Christmas Lego build. In this year’s entry, Santa delivers some presents. Not everyone who worked on the Death Star was naughty and Santa’s got a … Continue reading

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Lego Review: 9440: Venomari Shrine (Ninjago)

Yesterday at Target I picked up one of the small new “Ninjago” Lego sets, the Venomari Shrine. I think I’ve said before that I don’t really “get” the Ninjago theme, but that’s fine, since apparently the target audience gets it … Continue reading

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It’s Nnovvember!

Time for a Vic Viper! This year’s model (there may be another one, but this is my first) is “chunky style”! Very blocky and heavy looking. I assure you, however, it swooshes quite nicely. More photos can be seen here. … Continue reading

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