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Archive for November, 2011

Ace Kim | November 28th, 2011 | LEGO, Sales News is Having a Sale is having a sale on some items, up to 49% off. Prices may be good in store as well but YMMV. Partial list is below, you can view a full list here.

Ace Kim | November 27th, 2011 | LEGO, Sales News

LEGO Shop@Home Discounts Additional Sets, Toys’R’Us BOGOs Again

10% OFF $149 + FREE Shipping on $49 + Exclusive LEGO Set on $99

LEGO Shop@Home added a few more sets to their Brick Friday sale going on right now. I’ve listed the new items below with their sale price. All are great sets if you ask me, except for maybe the Ninjago set. Their Brick Friday promotion is still going on and they are combinable with the sale prices: spend $49 and get free shipping, spend $99 and get free shipping and the holiday set, spend $149 or more and get an additional 10% off.

In other sales news, Toys’R’Us is having yet another BOGO sale on all LEGO except Star Wars and Ninjago this week starting today Sunday November 27th through Saturday December 3rd. Deal is good in store and online. Buyer beware: some sets are marked up up to 20% so please double check your math for actual savings off of MSRP.

Ken Robichaud | November 26th, 2011 | LEGO Star Wars, MOC Spotlight

Clone Wars Christmas Special

The Clone Wars Christmas Hymn

This scene created by Ninja_Nin reminds me of a few Christmas parties I’ve been to and I don’t regularly hang out with bounty hunters. It’s also a great idea if you’re looking to make your own cards this holiday season, though I suspect not all songs would be so easily turned to the dark side.

Ace Kim | November 25th, 2011 | LEGO Cars, LEGO Harry Potter, LEGO Star Wars, Sales News

Toys’R’Us BOGO 50% off on LEGO Star Wars, Harry Potter, Cars is having a BOGO sale on all LEGO Star Wars, Harry Potter, and Cars sets that are in stock. Buyer beware: a lot of the sets have a slight markup over MSRP so your actual savings may be less than anticipated. Still, if you combine it with the $25 off purchases of $150 or more by using your MasterCard at checkout, you might be able to get some pretty nice savings. You’ll also get free shipping once your order reaches $49 or more. Deal is good online and as far as I can tell, is only good for Saturday November 26th. It is unknown at this time if the deal is also good in store. Not into Star Wars or Harry Potter or Cars LEGO sets? Fear not, for they will have a BOGO 50% off sale starting Sunday November 27 through December 3rd on all themes EXCEPT Star Wars, Ninjago, and video games.

Don "Solo" Reitz | November 25th, 2011 | LEGO Star Wars, Reviews

Review: 7965 Millennium Falcon

7965 Millennium Falcon Review

Why is it so hard to successfully make one of the most iconic ships from this franchise? Is it merely because it’s so iconic? All I know is after as many times as they’ve redesigned this I would expect them to at least make something worth settling for.


Ken Robichaud | November 25th, 2011 | LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean, LEGO Star Wars, Sales News

[CAN] TRU 1/2 Price Event!

Atlantis is at the end of it’s run and Toys’R’Us Canada is clearing out the largest set of the theme at half off. As a big fan of Atlantis I really enjoyed the 8078 Portal Of Atlantis set I think it’s a no brainer at $64.97. You can also score either the 8083 Rebel Trooper or 8084 Snowtrooper Battle Packs at $7.47.

At the time of this post the three sets are out of stock online, but I have little doubt you’d have trouble finding them in store if the pile I saw at my local TRU is any indication. There’s also a 25% off deal on all LEGO lights, 20% off all Pirates Of The Caribbean sets and a FREE LEGO Ninjago 3D Battle Arena with spinner with any $50 Ninjago purchase.

John "jallenuk" Moore | November 25th, 2011 | LEGO Star Wars

Tonight – The Clone Wars: “Kidnapped”

CW Kidnapped 2

Just a reminder that we hit the halfway point of The Clone Wars Season 4 tonight with “Kidnapped”

Head to the forum after the episode and tell us what you thought of it and of the season so far.

Pete "bigospedros" Croxson | November 25th, 2011 | LEGO Cars, LEGO Star Wars, Sales News

[UK] Toys R Us knocks 50% off a couple of sets this weekend …

With all the Black Friday goodies available in the US, we here in the UK will have to console ourselves with the fact that Toys R Us have knocked 50% off 4 Lego sets this weekend … 2 of which are basic brick boxes, but they’ve also heavily discounted :

7962 Anakin & Sebulba’s Podracers

8639 Cars 2 : Big Bentley Bust Out

Should be in store and online.  Get em while they’re hot!  Click the image above to go to the TRU sale page for all 4 sets.

Ace Kim | November 25th, 2011 | LEGO, Sales News

Possible LEGO Amazon Gold Box Deals For Black Friday

I’d like to start this post off with a disclaimer that the above pictured set may or may not be a Gold Box deal from Amazon today, Black Friday, November 25th at 2:00pm PST.

Amazon’s Gold Box Deals for Friday November 25th may have more LEGO deals in store. Here’s the rundown of the description and the time the deal is scheduled for:

5:00am PST: Lightning McQueen is being held captive in Big Bentley Tower, and Mater, Finn McMissile and Holley Shiftwell have come to the rescue. (Editor’s note: clearly, whoever wrote this up did NOT watch the movie). Possible LEGO set: 8639 Big Bentley Bust Out

8:00am PST: Spy Jet & Escape. Possible LEGO set: 8638 Spy Jet Escape

9:00am PST: Lightning McQueen and Mater are visiting super spy Finn McMissile in London. Possible LEGO set: 5828 Big Bentley (Duplo)

10:00am PST: Captain Jack Sparrow and Joshamee Gibbs escape the hangman’s noose only to be captured again by King George’s soldiers. Possible LEGO set: 4193 The London Escape

2:00pm PST: Transports the Empire’s elite and the occasional secret strike team of Rebel commandos all across the galaxy. Possible LEGO set: 10212 Imperial Shuttle.

Casey "cas" Scott | November 24th, 2011 | Sales News

Amazon LEGO Lightning Deals 11/24

Black Friday is upon us, so it’s another round of deals at Since it is Black Friday (well, Thursday) the deals should be good, right? We’ll find out starting at 3:00 PM PST when the first of the LEGO deals begin with one of the year’s best sets: Anakin’s and Sebulba’s Podracers. At 4:00 and 5:00 PM PST it’s a couple of Pirates of the Caribbean sets, and finally at 6:00 PM PST, it’s a Cars set. Thanks Qzak!