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Questions tagged [minifigures]

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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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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Are LEGO minifigs' arms supposed to come off?

I can get the arms off my LEGO minifigs, however, will doing so repeatedly wear them out?
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Why don't DUPLO figures have yellow skin?

Normal LEGO minifigures have yellow skin in an attempt at being racially neutral. Why do (modern?) DUPLO figures use normal flesh tones instead of yellow skin? (Set 10895 aside, which has DUPLO ...
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Which block manufacturer made this type of person in the 80s

I always thought this was LEGO, and played with it in my LEGOs my whole life (got this in the 80s) but found out recently that it is not LEGO. What brand is it? Who made it? He can hold lego tools, ...
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Why do some minifigs have yellow heads and some are flesh colored?

When did the flesh colors start and why? It seems yellow heads are here to stay too?
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What is up with Jack Stone's legs?

A recent question regarding identifying a Jack Stone minifigure included this surprising picture of the back of the minifig. I was totally amazed by this because I had never seen a minifig with a ...
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Where can I get 'classic' Lego heads from?

The new heads with expressions are all well and good, but I for one prefer the expressionless 'classic' faces. Are they available anywhere?
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Finding all my owned minifigs

Let's say I've uploaded all my sets to Brickset or Rebrickable or something similar. Is there a way I can download pictures and part descriptions of all my 1000 minifigures? Let's say I have a ...
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What can I do to repair my minifigures loose neck/head joint?

I have a number of loose neck joints on my minifigures. How can I repair them? Any suggestions?
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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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Restoring valuable minifigures

I recently purchased a lot of LEGO minifigures. Included in the lot was a first issue green goblin. The figure is in great condition aside from having a permanent marker line on the torso. Is there a ...
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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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What minifigure is this?

Please help identify which minifigure this is. My son wants to know which set it might have come from? Can someone help us?
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Have the model files for the LEGO Sonic head piece been released in LDD or LDraw parts library?

I am referring to the "LEGO Dimensions" video game Sonic head piece. I can't seem to find the name of the model, assuming it even exists in these libraries. I've been looking for it everywhere.
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Can you help me recognize from which sets these minifig parts come from?

I'm sure that this body is the original LEGO. But I'm not sure with head. What parts are these and which set did they come from?
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Can't identify venom/spiderman minifigures

I can't identify these Venom/Spiderman minifigures and I have no idea what set they're from but it is over 6-7 years old. I'm not sure if those are the right bottoms for the Venom, but I know that the ...
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How many Star Wars Storm Troopers have there been?

How many different storm-troopers are there in the LEGO Star Wars sets for the entire timeline?
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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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Are the LEGO Friends Mini-dolls compatible with Minifigures?

I've seen the new LEGO Friends sets, and wanted to know if the Mini-dolls are compatible in any way with minifigs? I'd quite like to get some sets for the new colours however I want to ensure the ...
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My LEGO character's helmet keeps falling off… Is there any way to fix?

My figure won't keep its helmet on and if I get it one it is very loose and will spin around.
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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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What is the tiny-hand most-friendly sets to migrate from duplo to lego?

How do I migrate a kid who's taken an interest in lego (with a preference to minifigures) from their current duplo collection? I'm tempted to buy just mini-figures, but have seen some "mini" sets ...
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Help identifying a 1x1 LEGO part with clip on top

The numbers inside this brick are 01 B02. The brick is a 1 x 1 black plate with a white clip inserted into a hole. I have searched Bricklink with no success. I have also searched Google. Hoping ...
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Which LEGO figure is this?

Could somebody please identify the minifigure in the picture please? brighter picture initial picture
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Representing pregnancy on LEGO minifigs without a dome

So far for pregnancy I have tried a fetal carrier that I put on the minifig's back but this limits her movements. Specifically she can't bend too far in either direction and also she can't lay down ...
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Where is the structural difference between a minifig and a minifig on a keychain?

Where is the structural difference between a minifig and a minifig on a keychain? Can someone explain why this post is not meeting "their" quality standard?
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What are these mini figures?

I have just brought these mini figures and was wondering if anyone could identify them?
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What minifig configuration has been included in the most sets?

Which minifigure configuration has been included in the most sets? I'm looking for the color of the head, arms, hands, legs, pelvis, and torso as well as the facial expression and any headgear. Please ...
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Is it possible to buy Lego Marvel Superheroes mini-figures seperately?

I'm a fan of marvel, and I find it pretty cool that LEGO is making sets and mini figures for Marvel. I personally wouldn't want to buy a whole set of blocks and characters, and I wouldn't want to buy ...
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Are there more LEGO minifigures than humans?

In 2014 Randall Munroe of XKCD predicted that there would be more minifigures than people by 2019. Was he correct? Have we reached the crossing point, and if so, when? If not, when will we?
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Is there a web resource available to browse LEGO Minifig head designs?

I am curious if there is a minifig browser or gallery that allows you to view and identify LEGO heads created over time? Ideally, this resource would also list the date the minifig head was first ...
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LEGO custom One Piece

Does anyone know where I can find custom LEGO figures or MOCs of the One Piece Manga/Anime, preferably made using authentic LEGO elements?
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Are These Minifig Accessories Official LEGO Parts?

I bought some minifigures on the internet, but these helmet, hair, and animal parts only have NUMBERS on them, but no LEGO logo. They feel like LEGO, but I'm not sure. Does anyone know a way?
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Can you identify this minifigure?

I would like to know who this minifigure is or what set it belongs to.
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How to place minifigure legs into normal LDD bricks, like a 1x2 brick?

Let me clear up the confusion surrounding this question to the best of my abilities I'm currently in the final steps of finishing of a mech project I started some time back, finishing now at the ...
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Minifigures creator?

Does a website to create custom minifigs exist? For exemple, you choose your head (between all official LEGO releases), torso, legs, and hair, and then you can purchase it for the same price as you ...
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Please Help! My LEGO BB-8 Minifig Head Is Stuck In a Helmet! [duplicate]

My younger brother lodged his BB-8 head in a helmet, and I just can’t dislodge it.
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Why do some minifigs have grey hands and some yellow?

I have a lot of LEGO Sets and have noticed that some of them have yellow hands and some have a dark grey colour hands. Is this because some are of old design and some are of new design? Most old ones ...
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I have a LEGO minifigure and I'm trying to determine the value of it

I have a minifigure and I am trying to determine it's value - I'd like to know whether it's worth holding on to it for longer, or if I would get a reasonable price for it now.
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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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What is the cheapest way to collect clone trooper minifigs?

I'm thinking of building a Star Wars Clone Trooper army and I was wondering what is the cheapest way to do so considering I need a few hundred.
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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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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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Best way to match minifigs and tell what set they are from?

What is the best way to match minifig torsos, legs, heads? Is there a listing of all LEGO minifigures? I have a lot of minifigs with torsos and legs but have no idea which head goes with it. ...
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What is the male:female ratio of gendered minifigures?

For many years now, Lego has provided more detail on the face and bodies of minifigures. One of the effects of this is that the usually visually gender-neutral minifigures of my childhood (with the ...
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Where are the cloth / fabric minifigure capes / cloaks in my set?

I purchased The Mines of Moria (Lego Lord of the Rings item 9473) directly from The Big Store in Legoland, Florida. When I opened it up at home, the capes / cloaks for Pippin and Boromir were missing....
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The four armed minifig

How do you put together a four armed minifig????? I really want one.
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What happened to Olivia in the 2018 Lego Friends sets?

If you've been following the information about the 2018 Lego Friends sets, you may have noticed that some of the characters look a little different. Most characters look fairly similar with minor ...
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What can I do to clean a minifigure's torso?

I have the old General Grievous figure from 2005, and it is almost 10 years old. Due to its age, the torso now looks yellow-painted. What can I do to clean it?
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Sets with the most zombies

My kids love LEGO or compatible brands sets with zombies (e.g. Monster Fighters from LEGO and Cityville Invasion from Kre-O). I was wondering which LEGO or compatible brand set has the most zombies ...