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How can I stop bricks 'skating' over plates?

I suspect you are encountering an effect similar to what happens when stacking large plates together. 6x4 doesn’t seem particularly large but any area larger than 2x2 can be difficult to initially ...
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Are LEGO minifigs' arms supposed to come off?

In my case, it depends. On older minifigures from the 80's, 90's, and early 2000's it's okay. (I'm not saying it's a good thing) Sure, doing it too many times will gradually wear them down, but not ...
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How can I prevent rubber bands disintegrating?

In addition to exposure to heat and UV light (as highlighted in the linked question): Temperature fluctuations can cause the rubber to expand and contract which will weaken the rubber. Certain ...
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What pieces are prone to breaking?

98% precent of all the broken LEGO pieces I own are colored in reddish brown. I've broken a lot of them too. Just broke one right now, in fact. They probably use a weaker type plastic on them. I seem ...
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Are LEGO minifigs' arms supposed to come off?

I've found that when a hand is pulled out it often (but not always) creates a crack in the arm, so that when the hand (or another different-colored one) is replaced it'll be a bit loose. It could ...
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Are LEGO minifigs' arms supposed to come off?

They are not designed to be removed and doing so can make it hard to replace. It is not a very good idea to remove Lego arms except on the minifigures listed above.
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