2017 Advent Calendars – Day 4 – City, Friends & Star Wars

It’s been a horrible rainy day here in Brisbane. Hopefully the day 4 builds are better than the weather.

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Free Iconic Christmas Set Now Available From LEGO

LEGO have a new Christmas promotion listed on their website but despite what the headline says I think they are being a bit generous with the term Iconic.

Spend over $100 and you’ll receive a free 5004934 Iconic Christmas Set

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The set features two minifigures and a selection of small builds. The box itself also forms part of the completed model. The fact that the cardboard box is a big part of this makes it a little less iconic than the name suggests.

The site is also promoting a Double VIP period from December 15th – 17th but any orders placed on the 15th or later almost certainly won’t make it by Christmas. 

2017 Advent Calendars – Day 3 – City, Friends & Star Wars

Day 3, which also happens to be Sunday. Hopefully these builds are fun and will make us all feel better about tomorrow being Monday.

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2017 Advent Calendars – Day 2 – City, Friends & Star Wars

Welcome back! Let’s get stuck in to our day two builds.

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2017 Advent Calendars – Day 1 – City, Friends & Star Wars

Welcome to this year’s advent calendar coverage! I will be looking at all three calendars in the lead-up to Christmas.

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Unfortunately I have been unwell all day and have only just managed to get today’s post up but it’s still December 1st in Perth. Hopefully the remaining days will feature slightly better photos and the post will be more timely.

Each day’s builds will be hidden after a break so you won’t get spoiled on the homepage. Read on to see what Day 1 has for us.

On Sale: 20% Off At Target

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Target recently wrapped up a 20% off sale that only covered two themes, well now they are back with a much better offer – 20% off everything.

The new offer kicks off today (November 30th) and runs until December 13th. This offer is in-store and online.

You can view their LEGO range here.

On Sale: 20% Off At David Jones

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We don’t get a lot of sales from David Jones but when we do they are pretty much always broad offers.

The offer that kicks off today falls under that category with 20% off all full priced items.

This sale runs from today (November 30th) until December 3rd.

You can view their LEGO range here.

LEGO Announces The Next Modular – 10260 Downtown Diner

LEGO has just announced the latest edition to the modular building line-up and things are going retro.

10260 Downtown Diner

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The set is packed with retro charm: the vintage car, the 50s style facade and the rollerskating waitress to name a few.

There are three levels to the building, starting with the ground floor diner.
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The middle level features a gym with boxing ring, punching bag and weight bench.

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The top level features a recording studio.

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There are 6 minifigures included. A chef and waitress;  boxer and a bodybuilder; rock star and a manager.

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If you are familiar with the previous modular buildings then you may be surprised to see the detailed faces on the minifigures. Previous modulars have exclusively featured the classic smiling minifigure but after 10 years it appears LEGO is going in a new direction.

There are so many fantastic details to look over so be sure to check out the full image gallery below. You’ll also find the official press release.

The set is released on January 1st 2018, with no early VIP release. I have asked about Australian RRP and will report back once I know. The Australian RRP is officially confirmed to be $249.99

On Sale: Selected Sets Reduced At Toys R Us

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The latest Toys R Us catalogue kicks off today and for some odd reason it features two identical pages of LEGO sets on sale. I am guessing it’s some sort of glitch.

With so many sales on lately this is hardly going to blow people away, as it’s a fairly small selection with modest discounts.

The sale runs from today (November 29th) until December 12th.

You can check out the catalogue for yourself here, or as usual see the list of sets below.

On Sale: Selected Sets Reduced At Myer

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Myer have a new pre-Christmas toy catalogue out, and inside is discounted prices on a range of sets. Surprisingly the list consists of almost entirely rare or exclusive sets. The sort of sets that are normally excluded from sales.

There are modulars, Creator Expert vehicles and even trains.

You can view the full list of sets below or the catalogue here.

The sale runs from yesterday (November 28th) through until Christmas Eve.

If you are willing to shop at eBay you can get an extra 20% off those sets, taking your discount to at least 36% off. The discounted items are marked in red so should be easy to spot. View the Myer eBay range here.