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The iconic LEGO® character. They have pose-able heads, arms, hands and legs. Many accessories are available including hair, hats, back-packs, tools and weapons

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Minifigure overview and Combinator

Does anyone know a website or program which provides an easy overview over LEGO minifigures and allow me to recombine parts from different minifigures and show me kind of preview picture?
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Should there be a LEGO logo inside SW Clone Trooper helmet?

Should the Clone Trooper (sw0541) helmet have any LEGO markings inside proving its authenticity? I have one without any marking inside. Is it original or not?
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Which sets contain the Harry Potter Phoenix Fawkes mini figure?

The set 76402 "Dumbledores office" contains an underwhelming baby phoenix "Fawkes" figure which left me wondering if there are more beautiful phoenix minifigures available. I found ...
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How much does a LEGO character weigh?

I am doing a science project and I need a 50g passenger for a car. I need to know how much a LEGO character weighs!
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How do I repair loose arm joints?

The arms on my LEGO minifigures are loose. How can I repair these to remain in place when I move the arm to the location I want it to stay in?
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When did LEGO Minifigure Leg mold designs change?

I am trying to identify the changeover dates for different minifigure leg molds. e.g. a figure from 1978 has no visible seams on the legs figures from the late 1980s have visible seams, but it might ...
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Authentic LEGO legs and the Lego imprint

I've gotten a pair of minifigure legs new out of the box with no 'LEGO' logo on the underside of the top of the foot a while ago. I've purchased new pieces where only one leg is imprinted. And as of ...
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Who is this Daft Punk looking character?

I found this minifig on the ground in front of my house the other day. Who is that and what set is it from? A description of their features: Big, unruly black hair Golden “cyber goggles” that look ...
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How do I print images onto minifig body parts?

I have seen a few custom minifigures out there with images on certain body parts never produced by LEGO. What is the best way to achieve this? I have heard of some people printing out the image on ...
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Is this an official Lego minifigure?

I have a spiderman figure, that does fit to Lego bricks and who's hands are the same as a Lego Minifigure, but I can't find out if it is an official (albeit somewhat older) Lego product. Any ideas?
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My minifigs have been doodled with marker pens. How can I clean them?

So simple question really, child drew on figures with marker pens, how can I clean them off with out removing the original prints ?
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Ridable Winged Horse

Is there a horse that a minifigure can ride and you can still put wings on? I've looked at several sets and they all have pieces in the 'saddle' section to hold the wings.
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Finding minifigs in a specific theme

A couple of times I've been asked by people what is the cheapest or easiest way to buy some random complete minifigs in some theme. For example: they have a couple of fairground sets and they want to ...
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Sources of minifigures with plain, classical faces

For Reasons™, I am looking for current sets that have minifigures with the plain, classical faces: However, if I look at the current selection on the Lego website, all the accompanying minifigs have ...
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Small torso cracking

I have a ton of LEGO Minifigures I am putting up for sale on my Bricklink, but I just noticed almost every single figure looks as if there is a crack right under the arm starting at the armhole and ...
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Any tips for putting figure's hands into the arms?

I've recently bought some Chinese LEGO-like sets and, even though the quality might not be the same as the original, I sometimes think it's a reasonable tradeoff for the 50-75% price discount. ...
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What are the structural difference between a minifig and a minifig on a keychain?

Are there any differences in the components or construction of keychain minifigs compared with regular minifigs from sets?
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Can all LEGO Loco characters be recreated in real life?

The 1998 game LEGO Loco features a plethora of Minifigs that roam around the city: Can all these characters be recreated with real minifig parts?
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Are all the Magnet minifigs now glued on and how should I remove them?

A couple of years ago (around 2010 I think), I bought a number of the Star Wars magnet sets, as they looked like a (slightly) economical way of buying a number of specialist characters (including the ...
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Why don't LEGO Minifigures have ears?

My five year old, Oakley, would like to ask Why don't LEGO men have ears?
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where on each brick does LEGO put the branding and what do the identification markings on the underside look like?

I was given a mix of bricks which included bricks that have branding on the studs (Lego) as well as some other blocks. I was able to remove the bricks without branding as well as non-Lego bricks; ...
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Which hand is this minifigure extending normally?

I remember more than one argument with a friend over which way LEGO minifigures' hands should be oriented to be correct (with the thumb pointed upward/inward, like a human hand's neutral position). ...
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What is this LEGO minifigure with yellow face shield and lots of teeth?

I found this LEGO Minifigure and I can't identify him or what set it came from.
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What is this minifig/minidoll?

I found this minifig or minidoll. What is it and where is it from? I tried asking the people in the store, but they didn't know, and I couldn't find much by searching since I don't even know what type ...
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How many minifigs have unique heads?

Most minifig heads seem to be shared by a few designs, but Alex's answer to a minifig identification question left me wondering: how many minifigs have heads that are unique to them? Presumably you'...
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How to restore minifig faces?

Vintage minifig heads (from the 80s, 90s with the classic smiley) often lose their eyes and mouths after years of play. The paint wears off. How do you best restore the heads?
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Protecting a minifig from wear

I've purchased a few of the Lego keychain minifigs. Each time I've bought a new one was to replace the previous one because it had most or all of the paint rubbed off from going in and out of pockets ...
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Recreating minifig scale Junkbot

My goal is to recreate Junkbot from the eponymous LEGO web games with standard parts. Is it possible? (He also had cameos on a recent Ninjago City set and Haunted House set 10273, appearing blank, as ...
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I need to identify a minifigure head piece

This is the part I need to identify
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Best way to get Cara Dune minifig

With so many Mandalorian sets being retired this year and the controversy around the actress, I don't want to miss out on the Cara Dune minifig. What sets is this minifig available in and which is the ...
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How can I fix my chewed up LEGO head?

When I was about 8 I used to bite down on loose LEGO heads to "fix" them. Of course after the heads "treatment" they would have chew marks around the neck. Is there any way to make these marks less ...
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Minifigure Hand broken and stuck in arm

A friend of mine gave me some of his old minifigures. As you guys can see, the hand of one of the figures is broken and a part of the hand is stuck in the arm. Do you have any ideas how to remove the ...
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How many minifigs have actually flown in space?

I want to know how many have been to space (they don't have to have returned.)
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What website will allow me to create VERY SPECIFIC minifig heads, torsos and legs?

For instance, if I want to make a minifig of my Minecraft skin, I want some kind of program to do that.
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What kind of Lego-compatible figures are these?

Can anyone tell me about these Lego-compatible figures? They clearly aren't Lego brand, they don't look like Mega Blok figures or Tyco figures that I have seen (not that they couldn't be one of those ...
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Which websites can be used to trade minifigures?

Are there any reliable websites that do minifigure trading? I had a look around but couldn’t find much at all.
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What did I buy? non-Lego minifigures, in green

I bought this bag of figures today and have no clue what they are, or why I bought them for that matter. 12 "Men figurines", each individually wrapped. Appears that they are all different. ...
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Can you help me identify this minifigure? masked face, green belt, black legs

I'm trying to identify this minifigure for my son. It came from a bundle of mixed sets. I initially thought it was from the Super Heroes theme, but I've checked all the Super Hero minifigures on ...
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Can anyone identify these Batman minifigures?

Can anyone tell me something about these minifigures? Are they custom-made or perhaps fake? I could find nothing about them.
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How to pose figs in LeoCAD?

I’m new to LeoCAD. I find it’s easy to add regular minifigs or Technic figures to a model, but I can’t find a way to pose them. For instance I could build a car and add a driver, but the figure is ...
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Is it illegal to use an illustration of me as a LEGO minifigure on my website?

I created an education web platform with different activities so I have have made my LEGO illustration representing me in the different contexts of my site: classroom, consulting workshop room, ...
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How should I go about buying 10-20 generic minifigs?

Not a collector, just looking to fill out a few things with sort of generic minifigures. I don't care a ton about what they look like, or even if they're all unique. Just looking for a good variety of ...
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Is this a fake LEGO torso?

I recently purchased a new 52 Nightwing LEGO minifigure from Bricklink, to replace my damaged one, but I think it may be fake. I compared the two, and I found a few differences, which I have not seen ...
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Are there any African American LEGO minifigures besides the ones from the "Sports" basketball series?

I was wondering if there were any African American LEGO minifigures besides the ones from the sports basketball series... I got a brown head from a LEGO Stormtrooper set instead of a black one. I then ...
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How do I tell if LEGO bricks are fake? [duplicate]

I recently bought a large lot of LEGO bricks, come to find out that more than half are fake. There are some minifigures that are real and some are obvious fakes, but the Minecraft ones I can’t tell. ...
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My poor minifig's head is stuck in his helmet!

Recently I made a LEGO race car with a driver who wore a helmet. Unfortunately, after the race, I tried to take off his helmet and his head came off inside the helmet. Any suggestions about getting it ...
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What are the practical bounds of a minifigure?

I want to make some minifigure-scale vehicles and devices, but I am wondering what the smallest possible minifigure enclosure might be. I know minifigures are not perfectly square. Their arms and ...
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Are my LEGO Star Wars Royal Guards with black hands counterfeit?

At the current moment due to my camera being busted on my phone and the protective glass on it being shattered my camera can't take anything more than a legit blur. However I've come here to say the ...
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Feathered Headdress from the Islander, female figure

Is there a way to attach the feathered head dress from the Islander, Female figure to any other headpiece? (I'm trying to make a Vegas showgirl.)
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What LEGO sets include minifigure with both arms and hands molded together?

I was looking through my collection and found a minifigure torso with the arms and hands molded together. Does anyone know what set a minifigure like this came from?

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