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Ace Kim | November 23rd, 2011 | LEGO, Sales News

LEGO Shop@Home Brick Friday Deals November 25-28

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

Brick Friday is here! It’s technically here, since it’s 12:00am EST. Anyways, LEGO Shop@Home has put together some pretty nice deals for Brick Friday which starts today November 25th and ends Monday November 28th:

· 10% off all orders of $149 or more
· Free Limited Edition Holiday set featuring Santa Minifigure with orders of $99 or more.
· FREE Shipping on all orders of $49 or more.
· All offers Valid: Nov 25th – 28th
· Offers Combinable – No Code Required

LEGO is also putting a lot of sets from a variety of themes on sale for 25% off. I assume the 10% off all orders of $149 and up discount does not stack. I’ve listed the original price along with the discounted price. Prices should also be good in store as well:

Ace Kim | November 23rd, 2011 | LEGO, Sales News

[UK] LEGO Shop@Home 4-day Sale November 25-28

Vist the LEGO Christmas Gift Shop for the best gift ideas of 2011.

Since it’s Thursday in the UK, I figured it’s safe to announce this. LEGO Shop@Home in the UK is having a special 4-day sale starting today Thursday tomorrow Friday November 25th through November 28th. I can only assume the offers are also good in store as well:

· 10% off all orders of £100 or more
· Free Limited Edition Holiday set featuring Santa Minifigure with orders of £50 or more.
· FREE Delivery on all orders of £25 or more.
· All offers Valid: 25th – 28th November
· Offers Combinable – No Code Required

The free delivery offer threshold will go back up to £50 once the clock turns to November 29th. A list of discounted items was also sent along, however many of the items are no longer listed on the website, but I’ve included them anyway in case you happen to want to get something from a physical store.

Ace Kim | November 23rd, 2011 | LEGO Maersk, Sales News

[UK] 10155 Maersk Container Ship Discounted 30%

Starting tomorrow, Thursday GMT time, which is in 30 minutes as I write this, through I can only assume Monday the 28th, LEGO Shop@Home UK will be reducing the price of 10155 Maersk Container Ship by 30% for all countries they deliver to in the European Union including Australia. Sorry, North America, it’s already sold out for our market. If you live in one of those countries, you can find your country code below for your exact price:

GB 72.09
DE 76.99
FR 69.93
IE 90.99
AT 76.99
CH 114.8
SE 909.3
FI 90.97
ES 76.97
PT 76.99
IT 76.99
DK 699.3
NL 76.99
BE 76.99
LU 76.99
AU 118.99
NZ 97.99
PL 328.99
CZ 1889.3
HU 19593
NO 769.3

Ken Robichaud | November 23rd, 2011 | LEGO Toy Story, MOC Spotlight

The Little Green Men Xmas Tree

The Little Green Men Xmas Tree

I don’t know what I find more adorable, andybear@hk‘s build or that fact that there is a giant tree somewhere completely covered in LGM’s.

Ace Kim | November 23rd, 2011 | Giveaways, LEGO Star Wars

November’s Giveaway Winners Announced

Book Giveaway

Thanks to everyone for their interest in our little giveaway sponsored by Entertainment Marketing Group and DK Publishing. So, without further ado, your winners are:

Paul Lewis
Dallas, TX

Josh Mango
Brisbane, Australia

Aidan Flynn
Plainville, MA

Joshua Waltz
Littleton, CO

Congratulations to the four of you! Your books will be on their way. If you were one of the unlucky, don’t worry as our December giveaways are right around the corner!

Still interested in the books? They’re available on Amazon. The LEGO Star Wars Character Encyclopedia is currently $11.39 and The LEGO Ideas Book is only $13.99.

Ace Kim | November 22nd, 2011 | LEGO Star Wars, MOC Spotlight

Happy Holidroids

Artoo-Deertoo and Santa-Pio

Artoo-Deertoo and Santa-Pio by forum-member sparkart. If this doesn’t win something at LEGOSantaYoda.com there’s something wrong with the world.

Bernie "MrCRskater" Brink | November 22nd, 2011 | LEGO Cars, LEGO Star Wars, MOC Spotlight

“Star Cars” Lightning McFalcon, or Millennium McQueen, or. . . something. . .

Check out this intriguing mash-up by Raphael Heusser that combines two of our favorite vehicles: Star Wars’ Millennium Falcon and Lightning McQueen of Cars. I suppose the most fitting tagline here would be, “To infinity, and beyond!”

Casey "cas" Scott | November 22nd, 2011 | DC Universe, LEGO Batman, LEGO Super Heroes, News

Super Heroes Unite! October Winners Announced

The entry period for LEGO’s Super Heroes Unite! Contest may be over, but the excitement continues as the latest round of winners are announced! Coming in first place for October is Dan Glasure with the stop-motion video “It’s Just Your Imagination” and artwork by Stanley Iu, “How to Make LEGO Better.” Congratulations to both who get to take home a lovely (I’m sure, since I haven’t actually seen it) porcelain maquette, not to mention the entire 2012 DC Collection of LEGO Super Heroes sets!

Don’t forget to check out the rest of October’s winners here and stay tuned next month for the exciting conclusion as the final round of winners–including the grand prize winner–are announced.

Ace Kim | November 22nd, 2011 | Sales News

Amazon Deeply Discounts Cars 2 Director’s Cut Box Set

If you’re like me and haven’t bought Cars or Cars 2 on disc, you may be in luck. For today only, Amazon has Cars 2 Director’s Cut on deep discount for $53.99, down from $119.00. The Director’s Cut comes with the following:

Cars 2:
- Blu-ray
- DVD
- Digital Copy
- 3D Blu-ray

Cars:
- Blu-ray
- DVD
- Digital Copy

Cars Toon: Mater’s Tall Tales:
- Blu-ray
- DVD
- Digital Copy

Bonus Disc includes:
- Theatrical Short – Toy Story Toon: Hawaiian Vacation
- All-New, Exclusive Cars Toon: Air Mater
- Director Commentary
- Nuts and Bolts: A Sneak Peek of Cars Land
- World Tour – Interactive Map
- Deleted Scenes
- Short Documentaries
- Set Explorations from the Different Cities in the Movie
- And more!

You also get an exclusive John Lassetire car.

You should be aware that despite it being a nice big box, you don’t get any cases for any of the discs. There is a foam block inside with slots where the discs are kept.

Ace Kim | November 22nd, 2011 | LEGO Star Wars, News

Time Lapse Build of 12-foot Santa Yoda

The powers that be saw fit to shoot a time lapse video of the 12-foot LEGO Santa Yoda this past weekend in San Francisco that kicked off LEGOSantaYoda.com. Good to see a new model used for a build event..