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Post by Moronstudios » Tue Jan 01, 2008 9:08 pm

I've seen uglyer.
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Post by King of Brix » Tue Jan 01, 2008 9:11 pm

Must have been a close thing.

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Post by Carda » Wed Jan 02, 2008 11:29 am

Yak wrote:LOL. I wish there was a Lego giving Santa..
Are you kidding? That's just about all I got for Manly Santa Day this year! Parents-in-law picked up the package deal of the 2007 Castle lineup; basically every Castle set except for the Dwarven Mine and the Skeleton Ship.

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Post by bluebright » Mon Jan 14, 2008 9:22 pm

I sold old saying i prefer those 1996 sets...but I agree with a bunch of people in this topic that lego was a little bland in 04, 05, but its seems they've found a balance between crap and awesome. I mean, vikings, come on! New guns in the SW sets etc.

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Post by Rody » Sun Jan 20, 2008 3:25 pm

Those vikings are AWESOME they have the faces i find best suited for brikwars.
AND vikings just rock (the dragon could have been nicer though)
they also provide me with usefull pneumatic T- bits which is a good thing
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Post by Cpt. Zipps » Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:17 am

IVhorseman wrote:i actually remember the older days! like all those space sets with wave after wave of just strange factions (ice planet, the UFOs, insectoids, exploriens, space police etc.), and i personally prefer those types of sets to the sleeker stuff coming out now. call me old-fashioned, but i actually like the days when curves were just gradual shifts using plates stacked on top of eachother as opposed to this new smooth crap. i mean it's asthetic, but it takes out so much of the flavor legos had IMO

I agree totaly. I have been discouraged from getting new sets because of the crappieness of the stuff. I would deffenatly get the UFOs or the ice planet or my personal favorite, the original aquaraiders, aquanauts and sharkmen.
the original castle stuff was good too. I remember that when I was 5 I got a bucket of old lego from my babysitters friend and to this day those are the pieces that I use most often. I mean, nothing can beat the trans orange chainsaw! even the johnny thunder and original knights kingdom were good( knights kingdom with out all of the characters).
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Post by Bluehawk2000 » Wed Aug 20, 2008 6:53 pm

Cpt. Zipps wrote:
IVhorseman wrote:i actually remember the older days! like all those space sets with wave after wave of just strange factions (ice planet, the UFOs, insectoids, exploriens, space police etc.), and i personally prefer those types of sets to the sleeker stuff coming out now. call me old-fashioned, but i actually like the days when curves were just gradual shifts using plates stacked on top of eachother as opposed to this new smooth crap. i mean it's asthetic, but it takes out so much of the flavor legos had IMO

I agree totaly. I have been discouraged from getting new sets because of the crappieness of the stuff. I would deffenatly get the UFOs or the ice planet or my personal favorite, the original aquaraiders, aquanauts and sharkmen.
the original castle stuff was good too. I remember that when I was 5 I got a bucket of old lego from my babysitters friend and to this day those are the pieces that I use most often. I mean, nothing can beat the trans orange chainsaw! even the johnny thunder and original knights kingdom were good( knights kingdom with out all of the characters).
Off topic-Nice to find some one else who likes aqua-whatever,sadly I only got into lego the last year of it(the stingrays and the other which I hear refered to as hydronauts although the where actually called aqua nauts which most use the term to refer to all aqua sets the auquanauts,aquasharks,aqua somthing else) so I never got the earlier ones,except for a few original aqua raider sets i got on ebay and never put back together. Aqua is only second to rockraiders in my list of favorite legos(my first lego set was the Chrome Crusher)

on topic-The sets have improved bu the stickers are starting to get out of hand,look at that big exo-force thing with the big green wheels a whole 12x20(I think) tile is covered in a massive sticker and that about all the detail on the side.

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Post by IVhorseman » Thu Aug 21, 2008 11:59 am

actually, i just realized stickers are really, really cool. mostly because you can just slap them onto something else, even non-legos!

so my laptop has all the stickers from the jungle cutter all over the keyboard. nothing says "Ctrl" like a fat, red X.

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Post by Dr. X » Thu Aug 21, 2008 2:15 pm

IVhorseman wrote:
Jemulov wrote:I like how they are starting to make guns and not using reversed loudspeakers as blaster rifles.
hey! don't diss the classics! those blasters are gold man, gold!
I so agree. I HATE the new Star Wars blasters, the megaphone is pure classic GOLD. MEGAPHONE FTW!!!!
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Post by Emporor2000 » Sun Aug 31, 2008 2:31 pm

I think the 1998 sets were great. Now Lego uses too many other companies!!!!!!!!!!
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Post by Emporor2000 » Sun Aug 31, 2008 2:33 pm

And another thing - they're really stingy with their use of minifigs. In exoforce for example they had an entire castle with one guy in it.

And exoforce hair succks.

And so do the faces.
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Post by 501stCadians » Mon Sep 01, 2008 1:06 pm

Man, My firend just got his hands on some rock radiers stuff( don't ask me how) and as i type this,his rock golem is eating my troop carrier,and his kinghts are hacking my Stormtoopers to bits.

Damn.
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Post by pesgores » Mon Sep 01, 2008 1:17 pm

At least the battlefield is filled with dead bodies!
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Post by Bonn-o-Tron » Mon Sep 01, 2008 1:24 pm

IVhorseman wrote:actually, i just realized stickers are really, really cool. mostly because you can just slap them onto something else, even non-legos!

so my laptop has all the stickers from the jungle cutter all over the keyboard. nothing says "Ctrl" like a fat, red X.
A bin I used to use for LEGO was plastered with stickers from some rocket ship set.
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Post by Tophermo » Sun Mar 29, 2009 8:58 pm

I happen to like bionicles

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