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What is a "MOD" and how does it differ from a "MOC"?

It's MODification, "My Own Design" is silly. Also used quite extensively outside of the LEGO community, e.g. in gaming a MOD is altered game code you execute, either to cheat or to change ...
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Looking for Adult LEGO

Yes. LEGO® may still be a toy, but it clearly a toy for all ages. Here are two examples: LEGO Architecture LEGO Architecture is clearly aimed at adults. From one of LEGO's press releases: With ...
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Is there a way to plan and organize your LEGO project like a GitHub hosted software?

While you could indeed manage the project with a tool like GitHub (using the Issues feature), you might be better off initially managing the tasks through a tool like Trello which allows you to create ...
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Who are the Lego Certified Professionals?

November 2021 update New LCP in Russia has been announced - Vladimir Golubev. Number of LCP's is now - 22 (listed below). TLG has details on all of the members, except Vladimir. You can find more ...
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Is there a hobbyist standard for Trains track modules?

Yes there is, and the standard is not unique to trains, but rather applicable to all LEGO construction. It is called MILS (Modular Integrated Landscaping System). You can find its specification in ...
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Is there a way to plan and organize your LEGO project like a GitHub hosted software?

I'll address some points from Zhaph - Ben Duguid's answer: While you could indeed manage the project with a tool like GitHub (using the Issues feature), you might be better off initially managing ...
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Overview of online LEGO discussion forums?

The main discussion boards for teen and adult LEGO fans are as follows: EuroBricks Forum - this is one of the oldest and most established LEGO fan forums with a huge number of discussions going on at ...
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LEGO Star Wars age limits?

For a guy who's 20 you can ignore the age limits. LEGO used to label set with "N..99" age limits but these days that sort of humour is less appreciated. It's still true, though. I suggest focus more ...
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You know you have been LEGOing too long when

I know i have when my kids get tired of waiting for me in the Lego store & leave me to go to Starbucks
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You know you have been LEGOing too long when

You know you have been LEGOing too long when you have permanent stud prints on your fingers (That's technically a tattoo pictured, but you get the idea)
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What is an inexpensive camera for photographing LEGO?

Lighting is key for any camera, but especially for the sensors in cell phones, tablets, and inexpensive point and shoots. If you place your LEGOs in daylight or under a bright white LED / CFL you may ...
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Is there a MILS-like standard for medieval villages and castles?

The Modular Medieval Village Standard put together by the Rochester, NY LUG (RochLUG) provides this. It features an underlying support layer very similar to MILS: Most modules will feature a ...
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You know you have been LEGOing too long when

When you've been waiting almost 40 years for your favorite colors to become real. The Lego Movie 2 colors (teal and aqua!!!) and the teal brick separator are like a dream come true.
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Looking for Adult LEGO

LEGO has recently released a number of sets in LEGO Art series. Each set is designed to create an image which consist of multiple of tiny 1x1 round plates or 1x1 tiles and has plenty of extra parts to ...
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Looking for Adult LEGO

I would think that the best way for adults to embrace LEGO (if you know basic coding) would to get into the Mindstorms and maybe build complex moving structures.
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Looking for Adult LEGO

As you indicate yourself, the best answers regarding your question and current LEGO are already given in the other post. If you are not restricted by "current LEGO", I know of two more options: You ...
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How does one become a LEGO® Certified Professional?

First of all, there needs to be an opening for one, which typically means LEGO feels they need more Certified Professionals in a particular region. The most-recent opening was last November and was ...
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You know you have been LEGOing too long when

When you're correcting anyone and everyone that says "Legos" regardless of their age. When you're editing every question and answer I post to correct Lego to LEGO. :P When your Lego collection is ...
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You know you have been LEGOing too long when

...when you´re a dedicated AFOL and cannot laugh about Lego jokes
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What is an inexpensive camera for photographing LEGO?

I've used pretty inexpensive point and shoot digital cameras to some degree of luck. But I also use a semi decent photo editing software to fix lighting and crop the image. On my current LEGO Church ...

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