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Postby Atomsk » Wed Apr 02, 2008 2:32 pm

Carda wrote:Also, I'm looking at getting a couple of the Speed Racer sets this week, so I'll try to get a review together for those once I get them.


Eww, why? The only useful thing I can see in those sets is the new windshield.
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Postby Carda » Wed Apr 02, 2008 5:26 pm

I'm in a post-"dark ages" rebuilding period, and I need sets. And these sets look cool. And I want them. Besides, I bought an Avatar set because it was on sale, and I'm sure I can make use of the bits and pieces somehow.

Also, I'm severely lacking in the wheels department. I have two motorcycles, two trucks, and an oversized tank chassis with a wheel that's approximately two and a half minifigs tall.

Not to mention, I could always stage a Battle Race BrikWars scenario: last car running wins. Each car could have an assortment of weapons and gadgets that could be used to attack other cars or defend against said attacks.

Simply put, there's more reasons to buy a set than "how many pieces can I use in a BrikWars campaign". You just have to look a little harder.
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Postby IVhorseman » Wed Apr 02, 2008 5:52 pm

the lego catalog has an entire accessory pack that's literally just a pile of hundreds of wheels and axles. or at least, it WAS there the last i checked.
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Postby Carda » Wed Apr 02, 2008 7:16 pm

IVhorseman wrote:the lego catalog has an entire accessory pack that's literally just a pile of hundreds of wheels and axles. or at least, it WAS there the last i checked.

While you seem to have missed my point, I thank you for the info and will go take a look for that.
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Postby Carrnevil9 » Thu Apr 03, 2008 7:35 am

I openly invite anyone to try to review a bag/box of axles and wheels. I'd try right now, but my brain is too addled by lack of sleep, and it would only seem funny to me.
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Postby Atomsk » Thu Apr 03, 2008 9:59 am

Carda wrote:Simply put, there's more reasons to buy a set than "how many pieces can I use in a BrikWars campaign".


I don't know about that. The first thought that came into my mind when I saw The Green Grocer was "the top floor would be a great place to put snipers".
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Postby Joetrillion » Thu Apr 03, 2008 10:14 am

That idea hit me for most of the new 'Super detailed'building's.
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Postby Atomsk » Thu Apr 03, 2008 11:04 am

Joetrillion wrote:That idea hit me for most of the new 'Super detailed'building's.


Yes, I am quite tempted to buy the whole lot of them just for the possibility of mass destruction in a quaint European-styled city.
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Postby Commander Evil » Thu Apr 03, 2008 7:32 pm

Atomsk wrote:
Joetrillion wrote:That idea hit me for most of the new 'Super detailed'building's.


Yes, I am quite tempted to buy the whole lot of them just for the possibility of mass destruction in a quaint European-styled city.


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Postby Bonn-o-Tron » Thu Apr 03, 2008 7:37 pm

Atomsk wrote:
Carda wrote:Also, I'm looking at getting a couple of the Speed Racer sets this week, so I'll try to get a review together for those once I get them.


Eww, why? The only useful thing I can see in those sets is the new windshield.

Nostalgia, possibly. I have a friend who, despite his lack of interest in LEGO, will probably think about buying the sets due to his undying and insatiable love of Speed Racer.
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Postby Carrnevil9 » Thu Apr 03, 2008 9:22 pm

Funny, I'd think a love of Speed Racer would keep you from buying those sets.

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Postby Atomsk » Fri Apr 04, 2008 1:26 am

Carrnevil9 wrote:Funny, I'd think a love of Speed Racer would keep you from buying those sets.

First person to put Dog in top of the green grocer wins an award. Not from me, but an award anyway.


Dude it's a Danish grocery, not a Korean market. Westerners don't eat that stuff :D
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Postby Tuefish » Fri Apr 04, 2008 2:36 am

Atomsk wrote:
Carrnevil9 wrote:First person to put Dog in top of the green grocer wins an award. Not from me, but an award anyway.


Dude it's a Danish grocery, not a Korean market. Westerners don't eat that stuff :D


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Postby Carrnevil9 » Fri Apr 04, 2008 2:43 am

Not THAT kind of dog.
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Postby james+burgundy » Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:34 pm

Got two Rebel Scout Speeders one hour ago Great set!
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