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Offline Michael M

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« on: April 05, 2015, 05:35:15 am »
So I probably shouldn't ask this, cause then if I start getting answers I'll start going in the direction of adding another type of collectible to the list of things I o collect...but anyways...

While wandering around at the philly show this weekend, there were a couple of vendors that had individual lego figs...now, as much as I know, the only way to get individual figures is to buy the sets that have other things (like the GotG set gets you the ship you need to build, along with a couple figs)...the figures aren't available on their own.

So, do these vendors just buy boxes and boxes of these sets, and then just sell the individual figures?

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Re: Lego
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2015, 05:53:38 pm »
Yep there is a big industry for busting up sets and farming out the pieces / minifigures.

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Re: Lego
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2015, 06:44:08 pm »
Are these figures carded?  Carded single figures are available in the SDCC Lego lottery.  Each day there is a raffle for carded exclusive figures during Comic-Con.  The lines are crazy long.

Individual figures are also available in blind packages at retail. 


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Re: Lego
« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2015, 08:02:23 pm »
They weren't carded, just individual figs out on display.  I should have taken pictures.  So silly question...how does one know if they're genuine, if they're not in any packaging?  I was looking specifically at the Marvel ones.
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Re: Lego
« Reply #4 on: July 31, 2015, 06:32:51 pm »
i ran into a guy selling lego at the Boston Comic Con today.  I posted the pick i took in the booth in the BCC thread. You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login

they were $5 each.  on further chatting with the guy he was very clear that they were not genuine lego's but by a china knock off.  they looked and felt just like lego mini fig.
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Re: Lego
« Reply #5 on: July 31, 2015, 06:55:24 pm »
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i ran into a guy selling lego at the Boston Comic Con today.  I posted the pick i took in the booth in the BCC thread. You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login

they were $5 each.  on further chatting with the guy he was very clear that they were not genuine lego's but by a china knock off.  they looked and felt just like lego mini fig.

I actually bought some of the knockoffs in Malaysia last year.  They come individually packed in a fake lego box with a generic knockoff lego logo.  They do come close to lego quality but you can tell the difference when you hold them.

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Re: Lego
« Reply #6 on: July 31, 2015, 11:42:38 pm »
Lego also sells individual minifigures in blind bags. They are up to the 14th Series of those now. Each series has 16 figures and they cost $3-$4 each depending on where you buy them. Sometimes they will sell a minifigure on it's own in a polybag, that's how I got my Rocket Raccoon minifigure. He was just on an endcap at Toys R Us one weekend when I was there.

I dabble in minifigure collecting. I probably have about 100 of them.
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Re: Lego
« Reply #7 on: August 01, 2015, 07:55:01 am »
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I dabble in minifigure collecting. I probably have about 100 of them.

Um......I don't think that's what one would call "dabbling".

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Re: Lego
« Reply #8 on: August 01, 2015, 08:10:19 am »
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Um......I don't think that's what one would call "dabbling".

 I have got to see your she cave!! You two must have an amazing display!
Lol, I only keep 32 of them in rotating display. The rest are bagged and in a storage container in the closet. I do have a lot of toys on display though.  My friend brought his kid over and said.,"woah, don't touch anything, this is like a toy museum" ahahaha

Here's my display, it's usually whatever I last bought. Though the top one has been Lego Movie for a while.

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Re: Lego
« Reply #9 on: August 01, 2015, 10:58:47 am »
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Lol, I only keep 32 of them in rotating display. The rest are bagged and in a storage container in the closet. I do have a lot of toys on display though.  My friend brought his kid over and said.,"woah, don't touch anything, this is like a toy museum" ahahaha

Here's my display, it's usually whatever I last bought. Though the top one has been Lego Movie for a while.

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That's... awesome!  Love it.  Where did you get the display cases?
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Re: Lego
« Reply #10 on: August 01, 2015, 04:32:47 pm »
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That's... awesome!  Love it.  Where did you get the display cases?

They are made by Lego. They sell them where Legos are sold!
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Re: Lego
« Reply #11 on: August 10, 2015, 04:36:44 pm »
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Re: Lego
« Reply #12 on: August 10, 2015, 05:33:43 pm »
Those are some pretty small cables!

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Re: Lego
« Reply #13 on: August 10, 2015, 07:39:05 pm »
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Those are some pretty small cables!

No, Emmet has really big Lego hands.....   :o

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Re: Lego
« Reply #14 on: May 27, 2016, 02:11:11 pm »
Free with $35 purchase at the Lego store online, over the 4 day weekend (Memorial Day).

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