LEGO Brand Retail
Jul 012015
 

LEGO Jurassic World 75919 Indominus Rex

Haven’t seen the movie yet (hope to this weekend). I know going to the movies on the weekend of July fourth is crazy, right? But I played through the entire LEGO Jurassic Park video game so I know this big dino is pretty cool and I need it to fight with my T-Rex. Indominus Rex Breakout set runs $130

From LEGO.com: Red alert – the huge Indominus rex™ has broken out of the impound! Zach is inside the gyrosphere launched from the pen wall and now he’s under attack. Direct the hunt for the rampaging beast from the impound’s research tower. Set off in hot pursuit in the helicopter, evading the dinosaur’s snapping jaws and swiping claws. You must get that dangerous dino safely back in the pen before it causes serious damage. Includes 4 minifigures with assorted weapons and accessories: Zach, an ACU trooper, Dr Wu and a vet.

Should I get this big guy or stick with the real dinosaur sets? Like the Dilophosaurus Ambush?

Apr 152015
 

3stooges-setThe fine folks over at DogToys.com are having a giveaway right now.

All you have to do is fill out the little, easy-peasy online form and you are entered (by now everybody on the net should have entered a rafflecopter giveaway and knows how they are done). You can get extra entries by tweeting, liking the facebook page and reviewing products.

These toys are fun and even if you don’t have a dog but love the Stooges (and who doesn’t) you should head over and enter. Who knows you could be one of the 3 lucky winners. Good luck.

Enter the contest herehttp://www.dogtoys.com/contest-giveaways-free-stuff.html

 

 

 

Dec 052013
 

My normal collecting mania is Star Trek, but lately I have been sticking to just getting LEGO stuff instead. Then of course Hasbro came out with the Kre-o Star Trek line and I had to have it all!

Look at all this cool stuff! (Some of which Target has on clearance…I almost wish I had waited. But maybe now I can get doubles of everything.)

 

Dec 042013
 

I am an admitted brickoholic.

This past month has been a whirlwind of LEGO buying and building. Started with the LEGO store’s annual VIP event. Which is an invitation only event that I have been going to for the past 3 years now (guess because I buy so much from them…if only there was a way to get credit for all the sets I buy from Toys R Us and Target too). In the past we were given a discount at the register, so this year I had planned on buying the two big sets I have wanted for the past year but never got.  So as November neared an end I never got my invite from LEGO. I gave the store a call and I was on their list so they told me when it was and to come on in they would have my invitation there for me. YEAH!

So off I went had a grand time and met some great folks from DelVaLUG and a very nice BrickLink dealer who is starting up a blog. Got me some great LEGO sets and had some fun.

Afterwards I hopped online and joined the online forums for both PennLUG and DelVaLUG. Maybe I will start going to meetings and get to hang out with other AFOLs and learn a few tricks on building. Right now my attention is geared more toward LEGO trains. I have been setting up my 9 volt track under our tree for years and I want to expand it.

I bought my first [amazon_link id=”B003A2JCR2″ target=”_blank” ]remote controlled (power functions) train[/amazon_link] this month too and set it up under the tree at work. So I will have to find a way to work out the battery operated trains into my new train world. But I don’t know if you can do good old fashioned steam locomotives or if it is just new-fangled trains that are big enough to house all the power functions gadgets.

Lego Adventure Vol 2 Also got a pretty cool book: [amazon_link id=”1593275129″ target=”_blank” ]The LEGO Adventure Book, Vol. 2: Spaceships, Pirates, Dragons & More![/amazon_link] Now I need to make me a TRAGON. That’s a train dragon.

But wait the LEGO purchasing madness does not stop there. LEGO.com had a great black friday sale so I scooped up a bunch a storage boxes, a 2014 calendar, and a few sets. They should be arriving soon.

Yesterday, Target.com had a sale on LEGO sets so I grabbed a few there too. Now to find room for all of them and time to build them all!

Dec 192012
 

Here is my review that Yelp.com seems to have flagged/filtered/removed for their own stupid reasons. Five Stars ***** for 1Up Collectibles This is the best comic shop in the area hands down! I have had issues with other shops giving you attitude (think Comic Book Guy in the Simpsons). NOT HERE. The owner is super […]

Dec 052012
 
Geek for Tots

Win Toys For Helping Tots with Geeks for Tots! Geeks for Tots is back once again to promote giving this holiday season. Geeks for Tots is a contest that encourages donations to the Toys for Tots. There are far too many kids that won’t get gifts this holiday season and the Toys for Tots program […]

Mar 222010
 
Kerplunk

Growing up we did not have the game Kerplunk. Our cousin, Carla, did. So it was a fun thing we got to play whenever we went over to our Aunt’s house as kids. I remember going up to her room and pulling out the game, putting it together and playing it (and probably losing  — […]

Feb 252010
 
I Want It Wednesday: Forbidden Planet Figure

I know I am a day late…but better late than never (and it almost felt like I would never feel like writing on my blog again…but thanks to some meds, my friends, my cat and whoring myself out with sponsored posts I am back and I want stuff!) Check this sweet (and very expensive) Forbidden […]