Classic-Castle.com


The source for all your LEGO Castle needs!

Christmas Hauls

Discussion of general LEGO topics

Christmas Hauls

Postby RichardAM » Sun Dec 25, 2011 5:31 pm

Post them.

I haven't opened any of my presents yet, but i'm sure there's plenty of you that got a lotta brick today. Share! Post pictures! Make each other jealous!
artificial snow

-richard-am.net /lego-
Image Image
User avatar
RichardAM
Merchant
 
Posts: 1258
Joined: Sat Mar 11, 2006 4:23 pm

Re: Christmas Hauls

Postby medib » Mon Dec 26, 2011 2:10 am

The only lego I got from my wife was 3 collectible minifigs in my stocking.

If there is any consolation, I did buy over $200 in orders from Shop@Home, plus bought a couple other things from the Lego Store (Holiday Post Office
and the Starwars Advent Calendar) before Christmas.
User avatar
medib
Bailiff
 
Posts: 328
Joined: Sat Sep 13, 2003 9:37 pm
Location: St. Catharines, Ontario, CANADA

Re: Christmas Hauls

Postby Elephant Knight » Mon Dec 26, 2011 4:43 am

Didn't get much this year. 5 sets total, all of which are either small or medium sized.

6246 Crocodile cage (From sibling who knows how to use Bricklink)
6822 Space digger (From that same sibling using Bricklink)
3839 Race 3000 (Also from said sibling, but not from Bricklink)
4641 Speed Boat
5766 Log Cabin

Not bad, but not great.

EKnight
Don't ask about something: Just do it.

Flickr, Colour it Blacktron, A Pirate's Life

The theory of Ketchup: With enough Ketchup, everything tastes the same.
User avatar
Elephant Knight
CC Spriggan
 
Posts: 813
Joined: Mon Nov 12, 2007 1:34 am
Location: Hiding.

Re: Christmas Hauls

Postby Troy T. Moore » Mon Dec 26, 2011 7:28 am

Waiting to order the joust set later today. Lean Christmas as I am a full-time student, yet again.
Troy T. Moore
User avatar
Troy T. Moore
Gentleman
 
Posts: 710
Joined: Thu Sep 18, 2003 10:58 am
Location: Saskatchewan, Canada

Re: Christmas Hauls

Postby Albatross_Viking » Mon Dec 26, 2011 12:50 pm

Mill Village Raid :tasty:
Lenfel Militia & Minister of Information Distribution
Image
Image
FlickR
User avatar
Albatross_Viking
Gentleman
 
Posts: 730
Joined: Sun Apr 26, 2009 9:58 am
Location: Denmark - The Frozen North

Re: Christmas Hauls

Postby Ye Olde Republic » Mon Dec 26, 2011 4:47 pm

My kids were very excited to give me Hogwarts Castle. They didn't even bug me to help build it but were sure happy when I finished it and they could play with it.
I hope everyone was filled with good feelings (like I was) and didn't forget to be ungreatful for what (if anything) they did receive. Merry Christmas everyone!
Trevor

Trust me, I think I'm funnier than you do.
Why do I have to add the word "minifig" to my spell checker every time I use it?!

flickr
My blog
User avatar
Ye Olde Republic
Marquis of Brique
Marquis of Brique
 
Posts: 1218
Joined: Sat Nov 22, 2003 1:50 am
Location: Calgary Alberta Canada

Re: Christmas Hauls

Postby Formendacil » Tue Dec 27, 2011 12:01 am

After coming dangerously close to getting nothing last year, I did rather well this year, with:

7049 Alien Striker in my stocking, a welcome spare copy of a cool theme I have far too little of.

8058 Guardian of the Deep, a presumably discounted Atlantis set that, while a bit lacklustre, has a number of handy parts for the Space-ier end of my collection.

4441 Police Dog Van, from the new City line--no bear, alas, but I am liking the vehicular designs for these sets, and the "State Trooper/Sheriff" fig is a nice, fresh, face to have on my law enforcement team.

The piece-de-resistance, however, was 6598 Metro PD Station, a Bricklinked copy of the 1996 police station. My brother did *very* well, as this was one of my long-desired sets as a kid: one of those sets stared at in magazines for hours, and never purchased--and it doesn't disappoint either.

No Castle sets, alas, but I still have a couple presents when I go home from my family to my fiancée and her family, so I'm keeping my fingers crossed.
Because everyone needs another LEGO blog to follow:
Grandfather's Tales
User avatar
Formendacil
Knight Templar
Knight Templar
 
Posts: 4188
Joined: Wed May 05, 2004 7:22 pm
Location: Framingham, MA

Re: Christmas Hauls

Postby soccerkid6 » Tue Dec 27, 2011 12:31 am

I received the XXL tub that was on sale at Walmart Black Friday, the Pirate code game, an eskimo minifig, and the wreath impulse set. Am now building a white castle with pieces from the tub :)
John 14:6, Jesus answered, "I am the way the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me."
My website: http://brickbuilt.org
Image
User avatar
soccerkid6
Sheriff
 
Posts: 1515
Joined: Fri Jun 03, 2011 6:41 pm
Location: NY (not NY city)

Re: Christmas Hauls

Postby Athos » Tue Dec 27, 2011 5:09 am

I made an excellent haul:

Ninjago Dragon Fortress from my mother.
London Escape from my sister.
The latest creator house from my wife.
And Scorpion Pyramid at 50% from myself.

Plus, I got an ice cream maker and a flip video camera.

Steve
User avatar
Athos
Councilor of the Realm
 
Posts: 4128
Joined: Tue Jan 13, 2004 4:33 am
Location: Nevada

Re: Christmas Hauls

Postby AK_Brickster » Tue Dec 27, 2011 4:26 pm

Well, it's never good to be jealous, but I'll share in the spirit of sharing how lucky I was this year instead.

I am blessed to have two really generous families in my life, both mine and my in-laws. It's also lucky that my father-in-law is a bit of a "big kid" himself, so they are used to buying toys and fun stuff for guys.

This year I got:

About 10 copies of the Target "value pack" crossbowman (polybag)
2 "old brown" horses from bricklink
An ice cube tray that makes minifig-shaped ice cubes.... or jello shots? lol
My second copy of "Blacksmith Attack"
My second copy of "Escape from Dragon's Prison"
2 Target Lego-themed gift cards (the ones that come with Legos in a little case) for $50 each!
A copy of The "Brick Bible" which looks like it's going to be a great read.
Aaaaaand......drumroll please.... my second copy of the Medieval Market Village! Woohoo!

Actually, the nicest of all of these were the 2 horses, as my wife went on bricklink for the first time, made her own account, and ordered them for me to replace the two that our dog chewed up a few weeks ago. I thought it was very thoughtful of her :D

Anyway, I hope everyone else enjoyed their holiday as much as I did. Here's to a very happy and blessed New Year to you all!

As always, Keep up the good work! :mrgreen:
Image Image
Plastics make it possible! (BrickLink) - - - My Flickr Stream
Courage, Honor, Loyalty! For Garheim!
User avatar
AK_Brickster
Visconte des Paysans de Gong
 
Posts: 3218
Joined: Wed Jun 22, 2011 5:02 pm
Location: Mushing through the Great Driftplains of Garheim

Re: Christmas Hauls

Postby wobnam » Tue Dec 27, 2011 8:33 pm

I got a Diagon Alley from LEGO :)
User avatar
wobnam
Master Liliputian
Master Liliputian
 
Posts: 566
Joined: Sat Mar 01, 2008 11:15 pm

Re: Christmas Hauls

Postby lord_of_orks » Tue Dec 27, 2011 10:28 pm

I got wolf pack tower and about 20 orks :eyebrows:
Image brickshelf flicker
one for all! all for one! every man for him self!
User avatar
lord_of_orks
Squire
 
Posts: 618
Joined: Fri Apr 08, 2011 12:32 pm
Location: waiting to ambush the knights

Re: Christmas Hauls

Postby RichardAM » Tue Dec 27, 2011 11:12 pm

I bought myself a Mill Village Raid. It's a really nice set, full of awesome figs and animals, but the buildings are a bit small.

From others I got a few bagged minifigs (wave 5, fact fans) and the Police Dog Unit.
artificial snow

-richard-am.net /lego-
Image Image
User avatar
RichardAM
Merchant
 
Posts: 1258
Joined: Sat Mar 11, 2006 4:23 pm

Re: Christmas Hauls

Postby Medieval Guy » Fri Jan 13, 2012 11:27 pm

Lego-wise, I got Medieval Market Village and Mill Village Raid!
User avatar
Medieval Guy
Squire
 
Posts: 618
Joined: Sat Dec 03, 2011 11:58 pm
Location: "Where the wind comes sweeping down the plains!"

Re: Christmas Hauls

Postby captainamerica » Sat Jan 28, 2012 1:20 pm

Well, my Santa-self took very good care of me this year:

From S@H:
Medieval Marketplace
Pharoah's Quest figure pack (really wanted those wings!)

WalMart (day after xmas- 50% off)
Mill Village Raid
King's Carriage Ambush
Blacksmith Attack

Slave-1
Hoth Battle packs: Rebel and Imperial
Star wars Advent Calendar

3 Ninjago figures: Master ?, Whyplash, another big head skeleton.

A few more SW and Kingdom sets for trade/sale.
'more Legos than sense'
User avatar
captainamerica
Peasant
 
Posts: 51
Joined: Sun Jan 01, 2012 7:54 pm
Location: Hidden Lair

Next

Return to General LEGO

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests