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A Lego fact:

More than 400 billion Lego bricks have been produced since 1958. There are about 62 Lego bricks per person of the Earth's population.


May
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accepted Why are Lego sets put in such big boxes?
May
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awarded  Nice Question
May
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comment Why are Lego sets put in such big boxes?
That's reasonable, I was thinking about this, too.
May
10
comment Why are Lego sets put in such big boxes?
That's the reasonable answer, but when I open the box and see just two small bags of parts... Disappointing! But maybe I am not the typical customer :)
May
10
comment Any reasons for the introduction of the new-style raised arch?
If you mean "cost reduction" by using less plastic, I can't agree with you. I suppose this brick is not very often and less material here seems nothing. However, perhaps RegDwight could compare weights of the two bricks? I'm pretty sure it's not more than 1-2 grams, and as I asked in another question it seems there are larger possibilities to reduce production costs.
May
9
comment Why are Lego sets put in such big boxes?
Thanks for the info, +1 for you. As you've written, this problem is seen by the Lego Group. I think making the parts move is making them "work" in worse conditions, normally it is solved by some foam or any other flexible material.
May
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awarded  Custodian
May
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on Why are Lego sets put in such big boxes?
May
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comment Any reasons for the introduction of the new-style raised arch?
If I remember correctly, the old arch (the right one) is empty inside, so if it's placed on another brick the studs would go inside. Is the new one also empty?
May
9
answered Any reasons for the introduction of the new-style raised arch?
May
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awarded  Citizen Patrol
May
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awarded  Custodian
May
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reviewed No Action Needed Any reasons for the introduction of the new-style raised arch?
May
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asked Why are Lego sets put in such big boxes?
May
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awarded  Custodian
May
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reviewed No Action Needed Simplest approach for rail sets automation
Apr
23
comment Old Lego movies
@Joubarc Can be. I remember there was also something like morphing plane.
Apr
23
comment Why are there “unique” characters in many sets?
@Joubarc You need to have (at least) two of them. If you'd had one, it couldn't "rule THEM all" :) But it can be a spare part
Apr
23
comment Why are there “unique” characters in many sets?
Well, the marketing point of view is now clear. But somewhat it is not good for me. If I bought the guy you put on the 1st picture, it's ok, there can be two, if I get another one. But if I have two Darth Vaders one is completely useless. I'd like eg. a clone trooper instead, that's always not enough of them. My policy (I have no marketing experience -- that's why I ask) would be to put main characters in small sets and minor in the larger ones. Poor children would buy smaller, while rich -- smaller and larger. Thanks for the answer.
Apr
23
asked Old Lego movies