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The torso is from Lando Calrissian. The rest of the parts are from Kithaba. They both came in the 2012 Desert Skiff Star Wars set
It's from a LEGO UFO set from the late 1990s. You can see all the sets in this theme here: http://www.bricklink.com/catalogList.asp?catType=S&catString=34.311. What you have is most likely the #6975 Alien Avenger: http://www.bricklink.com/catalogItem.asp?S=6975-1
gev has the exact name of the piece, but I'd like to add one more point that could be helpful. When trying to identify pieces as Lego or non-Lego, pay attention to the more obscure standard connections. The small ball above the hinge is a standard small ball joint connection, recently revitalized by the Mixels series (among other things). It connects to the ...
The yellow one is the Glatorian-era Mata Nui, the red one with the staff is a Toa Nuva-era Rahkshi (Turahk, to be specific), and the green spider-thing is a Toa Hordika-era Visorak (Keelerak) that has been placed upside-down. The other four are Metru Nui Matoran, without their masks; the lighting makes it hard to tell what elements they correspond to, but ...
It's a "Vehicle, Tipper End Flat with Pins". It was used in trains (but not only trains) a long time ago (1969-1982), and I actually have a couple from a train I owned as a kid.
I'd say the yellow part is listed on BrickSet as "Lamp Holder" or "Plate, Modified 1 x 1 with Clip Light - Thick Ring", 4081 on BrickLink, Peeron, etc. The light grey piece is from the Flick Missiles, and is listed on Brickset as "3 M.Arch W.Knob And Shaft Ø¸3.2" or "Technic, Pin 1/2 with 2L Bar Extension (Flick Missile)", 61184. The final piece is "Mini ...
If you really want to know, I would suggest identifying the most unusual part in a bag, then using that part, search for what sets it has appeared in recently. Each piece usually has a small number printed on it. Use this part number on bricklink, or peeron to search for the part, and then click the link that shows you what sets it has appeared in. ...
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