The Scrapmetal king- only $25 at Meijers

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  1. Chaos Muffin

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    Dude awesome! Would love to get hold of those sets but they're so expensive. I've only got the gate defense and one or two of the mechs.
     
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    haha, remember that time mike made the daddy longlegs scrapmetal
     
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    LEGO really is the shit.

    Too damn expensive, but if I ever screw up and impregnate someone, I'll take out a second mortgage to ensure the kid has more of 'em than s/he knows what to do with.
     
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    Hurry up and build it brah.
     
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    Ahhhh, good times, good times!
     
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    My younger "brah" has the tank, and like every one of the regular mechs (I've only got two from the first run), I love the things, and I'm glad I don't have to buy most of 'em b/c he gets em all and I get to fiddle with 'em when he's not bashing them around in some epic battle for humanity.
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    I've got most of the line except the newest stuff that just came out. I build em, look at them for a while, take em apart and put them away. Just don't have the room for them. Especially the gate.

    Great deal, very lucky:D 
     
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    I want that tank. I've got this thing for tracked vehicles.
     
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    I love modern Lego; it's so much fun looking at it and playing "spot the actual Lego brick".
     
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    :D 

    thats my beef with modern lego too. that and the exorbitant price of the license stuff. i came from a middle income family and dont remember lego being the domain of rich kids only then.
     
  12. domientius

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    I have't bought a Lego set in years. My problem is that while I like building them, I end up with something that just takes up room afterwards. Probably why I also never bother with model kits or kitbashing of any kind.

    Wouldn't mind getting the Bionicle Manas crab set though.
     
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    Seconded again. I do miss the days of the universal pieces.

    And I'd wondered about the cost thing also, but the license thing sorta makes sense. Still, they're toys that the buyer has to assemble--how do they end up costing so much? Isn't that practically the entire system behind IKEA's low prices?
     
  14. Chaos Muffin

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    I miss the old Lego Spaceships. That Mars Mission line is close, but these were classic with no big orange pieces etc... They were all Lego. I think Ops was a truck has some.
    Star Wars Lego's are a blast, but that's TOO many grey pieces
     
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    Look at it from the bright side: At least it isn't as bad as it used to be. These can actually be used with other sets; unlike those of a few years back. :redface2: 
     
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    Well, LEGO is Danish, IKEA is Swedish. IKEA has factories all over the world = lower prices (child labor? who knows? ;) ), while LEGO still makes most of their stuff in Denmark = high production costs. The high price on oil doesn't help either. But LEGO is very expensive nowadays, which is a shame really, considering it's the kind of stuff that ANY kid can play with.
     
  17. Chaos Muffin

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    Here's my stealth assembly kit (boxtop and shirt). Keeps the noise down from all the parts and bags.
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    Putting them together when everyone's asleep becasue the gf don't know I bought them since Im supposed to be chilling on the random toy buys



    The tank is pretty cool
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