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Re: Xmas hauls!

Postby Sir Erathor » Thu Dec 26, 2013 4:19 pm

Oh, I also bought my brothers the Legends of Chima Speedorz playmat/track, they love it, it's really great!
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Re: Xmas hauls!

Postby Sir Valiant » Thu Dec 26, 2013 7:36 pm

Well this Christmas I was given:

-10223 Kingdoms Joust (by my sister)
-A $90 Bricklink order that I bought my self.

I'm very happy with what I got and I even built the joust yesterday evening. Its a lovely set, comes with a TON of beautiful, and very useful pieces. The minifigs are amazing, especially the green princess, and the black falcon knight.
My Bricklink order was mostly for some landscape and lots of trans-clear bricks for a waterfall in an upcoming MOC. Glad to hear you all had a nice day!

Most surprisingly, I picked up a classic forest women torso in near mint condition at my local hobby shop for 0.99! :D Such a steal at this price!

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Re: Xmas hauls!

Postby AK_Brickster » Fri Dec 27, 2013 2:20 am

I had an unusually amazing Christmas haul this year, thanks to my extremely generous family.

Forest Ambush x2
Gatehouse Raid x2
Mirkwood Elf Army x2
Dragon Mountain x1
$45 in Lego store gift cards
Lego luggage tags
"Beautiful Lego" book
"A Million Little Bricks" book

Merry Christmas, everyone!
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Re: Xmas hauls!

Postby Justin M » Fri Dec 27, 2013 2:24 am

This Christmas I received Forest Ambush (70400), a 40$ LEGO Store giftcard (here I come Pick-a-Brick! :D), various gift cards/cash (to buy more LEGO with, of course) and a few other small non LEGO related presents. I truly hope everyone had a blessed, Christ filled Christmas! I'm interested to see what others got as well, so post away!
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Re: Xmas hauls!

Postby soccerkid6 » Fri Dec 27, 2013 12:47 pm

I received:
1 Attack of the Wargs set
A cow and some croissants
11 white leaves! and some other useful castle building pieces
And a 6 foot folding table for my LEGO workspace :eyebrows:

Also my younger brother (whose builds I post here quite a bit) received:
The Lone Ranger Silver Mine set (for all the tan/dark tan)
This Dark Forest set (which I bought him):
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The Hobbit Barrel Escape set
A pig
Gatehouse Raid

Also for his birthday which was just about a week before Christmas I got him a bunch of useful tan/dark tan pieces :)
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Re: Xmas hauls!

Postby OverLoad » Fri Dec 27, 2013 2:36 pm

This year I was given a Forest Ambush (this is my 3rd or 4th copy of it, can't remember) and a Gold Getaway from my friends, as well as an Orc keychain to go along with my classic red 2x4 I had previously.

My mother also gave me a LEGO giftcard, and I received a B&N giftcard. (which, although is not strictly LEGO related, I may use to pick up a set or two when I go get some books ;))
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Re: Xmas hauls!

Postby SSchmidt » Sat Dec 28, 2013 8:14 pm

Nice hauls. It looks like everyone got some good sets and lots of useful pieces!
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Re: Xmas hauls!

Postby Lil_Curt » Sun Dec 29, 2013 4:46 am

yes Nice Hauls everyone. Lego was non existent for me this year :cry: due to life and other obligations, Oh well. Congrats on your hauls.
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Re: Xmas hauls!

Postby legoknight » Wed Jan 01, 2014 3:54 am

Ok... So I didn't get lego for Christmas, but with all the money I got from gifts, I got:

-$30 worth of lego from Bricklink
- The Lego Movie Getaway Glider set
- Superman vs Power Armor Lex set
- Spider Man Spider Cycle Chase set
- 3 make-your-own minifigs

Maybe not as much as some of you guys get, but I'm happy. : )
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Re: Xmas hauls!

Postby Bruce N H » Thu Jan 02, 2014 1:42 pm

Hey,

For myself I just got the minifig ice cube tray, which is fun. My daughter got a Duplo zoo set. My son got a couple of small Cars sets (that I picked up on clearance after last Christmas), and also the Ninjago Temple of Light:

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That turned out to be a really great set. It's got five figs, a ton of weapons, and a ton of pearl gold (I'm sort of looking forward to the chance to pull this apart and make a little treasure chamber with all that gold). The big mech was fun to build and to play with. It was a pleasant surprise that the temple folds shut, so you can have it in a more enclosed configuration (more of an enclosed courtyard) or as open.

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Re: Xmas hauls!

Postby andhe » Fri Jan 03, 2014 10:37 am

I got the Unexpected Gathering (grrrrrrrreat set, some super details and building techniques. Not quite so sure why the didn't just print the wooden planks though). I was also given the Lego Star Wars Character Encyclopedia, which was a surprise, but a fairly interesting read for minifig lovers (and I find myself looking for over-looked potential castle parts).

Oh and a colleague also gave me the Iron Man vs The Mandarin set to add to my SuperHeroes collection.
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