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Generally, I see LEGO collections like this sold by the pound. I don't generally pay more than $8/lb (including shipping, if applicable) on large used lots, because they are rarely 100% clean, like-new condition LEGO bricks. Most collections include poor quality pieces, as well as many non-LEGO brand and non-LEGO-compatible toys that have somehow been ...


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First of all, if you are serious about this business, go to an IP lawyer who can take this up for you and give you a much more confident answer than the bunch of us LEGO fans can :) Second, isn't it funny that all links I try to get to LEGO's FUP result in a 503 Service not available error? Third, you might want to read the perspective in this thread on ...


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You can find an overview of all advent calenders with piece count in this link http://brickset.com/sets/tag-Advent-Calendar


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I would recommend you look at one of the online third-party LEGO marketplaces. There are two main ones: BrickLink and BrickOwl. Both marketplaces offer individual pieces (both new and used) as well as sets. Added bonus, the sellers on these marketplaces have many more parts in stock than LEGO Pick-A-Brick, including no longer produced bricks. Especially ...


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Different kids are motivated by different kinds of sets. Some kids need directed building to focus them, and so a set with instructions helps them. Other kids just need useful parts. I'd recommend getting basic bricks to start, something from the Classic line. Or else get something from the Creator line, many of those sets come with instructions for ...


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I would suggest that you check with the sellers, as well as their feedback. There is a huge variety and quality of used bricks sold. For some sellers you can't tell used from new at all. Other sellers mention in detail the condition of used pieces; dull color, small chips and scratches, discoloration - most of these are fully functional elements and are ...


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Doing this for Pick-a-brick (which sports an antiquated UI) requires some fairly advanced hacking. See this question. It's unfortunate that there is no simple interface for importing composite sets of bricks.


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Just to clarify: this forum is manned by Fans of LEGO, not by the LEGO Group themselves. That said, LEGO order confirmations sometimes take a little while to arrive (a couple of hours). You can always check your order status online (if you were logged in to shop.lego.com and/or have a VIP account), the US-based Order Status page is here. Finally, if it's ...


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I'm not sure why you say "are nowhere to be found around here" - perhaps you mean Brick & Mortar stores? Both these Bionicle sets are available from the Norwegian shop.lego.com site:


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The closest I could find is a forum thread where a member called "slow 2.0" writes that (s)he has two of these and might be willing to sell one of them. The catch is the thread is from 2010 and the user hasn't been active in the forum since 2014.


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I would recommend putting attention to Creator 3-in-1 series. It might be good idea to print out alternative MOC instructions to the sets you buy as well (some can be found on rebrickable.com)


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You can go on Firestartoys! They sell individual minifigures from all themes.


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I don't know where you live, but if you live near a Walmart, visit as often as you can starting about 3 weeks before Xmas. Lego sells their huge creative series parts boxes, 1600 pieces, for about $30 US. Mega Blocks also discounts their equivalent by half. The Lego boxes never last 2 days, regardless of how much they have in stock, Walmart sells out. It ...


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My answer to this kind of question is always "it's worth exactly as much as someone is willing to give you for it." That said, one could look up prices on BrickLink (assuming there are any for sale there) and go from there. Failing that, put them on eBay with a reserve/starting bid of whatever minimum amount would make it ok for you to part with them.


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I have considered this as well as the boxes look nice and they are stackable. However after taking into consideration how difficult it was going to be to acquire these boxes in sufficient quantity, be able to expand the system as my collection grows, and the fact that even the largest box is quite small, I decided against it. It is just not worth it. Also, ...


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MOC-ers use BrickLink.com, the Unofficial Online LEGO Marketplace. It is similar to eBay in the sense that buyers and sellers are from all over the world, but BrickLink is only for LEGO. All elements are neatly organized into categories, and every LEGO element ever made is catalogued. Link to BrickLink Catalog Page: http://www.bricklink.com/catalogTree.asp?...



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