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comment Where can I download the software for old RCX-era Mindstorms sets?
Something to consider is that LEGO released the RIS software in different languages.
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comment Where can I download the software for old RCX-era Mindstorms sets?
While you specifically ask for the RIS software, this was not the only software LEGO distributed with the RCX brick. There were also LEGO Education sets marketed to schools that included a graphical programming tool called ROBOLAB, which was an add-on to a program called LabVIEW. LabVIEW is an expensive program, but is available to educators at a discount. The ROBOLAB Add-on is free.
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answered I need information on LEGO part #3001 with rare color
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answered What is this model number please?
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comment Why are Lego products so expensive in Europe?
Actually, Canada's base prices are very close to those in the US after you factor out the 5% VAT and using the current exchange rate of 1.09 CAD to USD. I have added more columns to the spreadsheet that show, on average, US base prices are 93% of Canada base prices (converted to USD).
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answered Identify minifigure torso - yellow with blue “N” on front
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comment Why are Lego products so expensive in Europe?
Each state with a sales tax has its own law about whether sales tax has to be collected for online sales. For example, I live in a state that has a sales tax, but my state says that online retailers only have to collect the tax if they have some kind of physical presence in the state. There is no LEGO store in my state, so when I make a purchase at shop.lego.com, no sales tax is collected. On the other hand, there is an Apple store in my state, so online purchases from Apple are taxed. Some retailers, like Amazon, collect sales tax for all states, regardless of the local law.
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comment Why are Lego products so expensive in Europe?
Perhaps, but LEGO has a factory in Mexico, which has a free trade agreement with the US and Canada. Also, labor costs in Mexico are much lower than in Western Europe.
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answered Why are Lego products so expensive in Europe?
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comment Why are Lego products so expensive in Europe?
Western Europe is LEGO's largest market, not the US. theglobalcmo.com/lego-global-marketing
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revised How to differentiate Cellulose acetate vs ABS LEGO bricks?
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comment How to differentiate Cellulose acetate vs ABS LEGO bricks?
Yes, you're right - Edited that to make it more, uh, clear.
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comment Authentic or Not?
Possible duplicate of bricks.stackexchange.com/questions/3182/…
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