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Postby HenrytheV » Fri Jun 10, 2005 1:14 pm

I can hear the choir singing it right now
Halleuia !!!!!!!!!!
Halleuia!!!!!!!!!!!
This is great news. Thanks LEGO :P
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Postby wizardnoob28 » Fri Jun 10, 2005 1:41 pm

finally, my prayers for no glue have been answered! Now I just need it to be sold in USA and I am set.
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Postby Sink » Fri Jun 10, 2005 1:46 pm

Thanks, Jojo. You beat me to it! :)

And yes, this set will be available (not surprisingly) in North America as well. It's just not ready in the legoshop.com site just yet.

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Postby architect » Fri Jun 10, 2005 1:50 pm

Thank you for the excellent news Jake. I will edit the main page to show that the figures are not glued.

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Postby The Hordesman » Fri Jun 10, 2005 2:28 pm

Heh, going to buy two soon enough. Me Shadow Knight horde is getting bigger, The Sorceror and Vladek got happy now. :D

The morcians celebrate their incoming new recruits. The siege of Whiteboar has just begun! 8)
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Postby TwoTonic Knight » Fri Jun 10, 2005 2:42 pm

Assuming that it eventually rolls into North America for a decent price, it becomes the ultimate instant army builder of all time. Admittedly, I'll probably Rub'N Buff all those Barbie Blue helmets. Hopefully it (and the entire Vikings line) will show up at the LEGO retail stores (nothing like the luxury of chosing from two different store here in SoCal). 8)
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Postby eNiGMa » Fri Jun 10, 2005 2:52 pm

Thank you, Jake and Jojo! My mind is at ease now, and now this minifig pack is at the top of my list.
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Postby Teh Stud » Fri Jun 10, 2005 2:56 pm

That is great news. Everyone can get rid of their "no glue" avatars now.
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Postby Count Blockula » Fri Jun 10, 2005 4:02 pm

Jojo wrote:According to Jan Beyer, the "German Jake McKee" (i.e. a LEGO employee with similiar function in community bounding) the figs and accessories are not glued. The board, however, is.
timber_wolf899 wrote:haha how awsome is jojo?
hahahah

Sink wrote:Thanks, Jojo. You beat me to it! :)

And yes, this set will be available (not surprisingly) in North America as well. It's just not ready in the legoshop.com site just yet.

That's OK, Jake, us Americans still think you're awesome. :D Remember, Germany is six hours ahead of the U.S.; so, it's pretty understandable that Jan would get this info first. I mean, after all, he does live in the future. :P However, there's at least one advantage of being in the past: Shop @ Home U.S. still has a ton of old Classic Castle sets in stock. Ha, ha, Europe! We've even still got 6041 Armor Shop! Honestly, I own so many black shortswords that I've had to start letting my dinner guests use them as toothpicks just so I can get rid of some! :twisted:

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Postby Sir-Boris » Fri Jun 10, 2005 4:11 pm

I know this set is not being sold in the US, does this also mean Legoland CA? And do we know when this might be released in the US.


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Postby The Traveller » Fri Jun 10, 2005 4:24 pm

Well, I really liked the idea of a lego chess game, but I do not like the pawns' color. In my opinion, it would be better if the blue pawns had normal grey helmets. I don't like the undead queen either, it's a little ugly.
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Postby Lord_Of_The_LEGO » Fri Jun 10, 2005 4:52 pm

Sink wrote:Thanks, Jojo. You beat me to it! :)

And yes, this set will be available (not surprisingly) in North America as well. It's just not ready in the legoshop.com site just yet.

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YES! My prayers have been answered! Thank you LEGO, and thank you Jake! :)

Man, this day started out so crappy, but then I get my driver's licence and learn of non-glued figs within an hour of one another! MAN, life is good. 8)
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Postby Bruce N H » Fri Jun 10, 2005 5:54 pm

Awesome news! Thanks Jake, Jojo, and Jan (the three J's) for bringing it to us.

Looking forward to Jojo's review. :)

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Postby lil Jon » Fri Jun 10, 2005 6:36 pm

It's a Christmas Miracle!

Maybe we can get more pictures? :D
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Postby Sir Kohran » Fri Jun 10, 2005 7:02 pm

Yippee! No glued figs!

Seriously, I'm sooo happy that these figs are gonna be freely made. Finally, a KK2 set that has more figs than any Classic set. :wink:
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