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How much would it cost to buy one of every retail LEGO set released in a year?

Brickset allows you to export a search as .CSV and appears to include prices for all regularly available sets - this does exclude promotional sets (i.e. in-store, newspaper vouchers, magazine gifts, ...
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How to check completeness of a bought set?

You've already discovered yourself two good ways: count by ten put elements on large surface by type The latter technique can be extended to an art called "knolling": Place all elements by type in ...
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High resolution flat view box cover images

Lego does not release them for most sets so you might have to do what we at Brickset do when we want them and use software to correct the 'distortion'.
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Can anyone tell me which set this LEGO plane is from?

Searching Bricklink.com for all sets that have Part # 30056 - Fence 4 x 4 x 2 Quarter Round Spindled with 2 Studs. We get the image of your plane, which is from Set #3451 - Sopwith Camel. Looks like ...
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How many minifigs have unique heads?

There are 2,140 heads that have only been included in one minifig based on the current Rebrickable database. I generated the full list of all heads (as of March 28, 2022) including the unique number ...
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How many Harry Potter 20th Anniversary sets are there?

Brickset is very useful in this kind of questions since their catalog items have tags. You can find details you are looking for by checking items marked with following tags: Lego Harry Potter 20th ...
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How to check completeness of a bought set?

This might sound crazy, but: JUST BUILD IT!! Follow the instructions step by step and you will see when something is missing. You can make a copy of the instructions and strike out every part you ...
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How does one identify the designers of a LEGO set?

One resource I know of that can be considered both correct and up to date is the LEGO set designers' BrickLists. In a few other cases (mostly for larger releases, like in the Ideas line) one might ...
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List of sets with large spiral-bound instructions?

After some manual search, I found only a small number of sets that definitely have spiral-bound instructions. All of them are from the Star Wars theme and almost all of them are UCS models. This is ...
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Which Lego Technic sets are officially combinable?

Whenever a LEGO Technic set is officially meant to be combinable with another set, it is mentioned right on the box, as well as in the instruction booklet, and also in the official set description at ...
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How can I find the unique parts in the 71040 Disney Castle?

According to the review from Rebrickable these are the parts in new colors: Aside from the Minifigs, there are no new part designs. There are plenty of parts appearing in new colors though. Dark ...
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What to build with generic set of pieces

Many here have commented on the site Rebrickable as being the "go to" for the sort of thing you are looking for: https://rebrickable.com/ Previous related inquiry on this site: Is there anything ...
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What is the largest number of pieces in a set for LEGO, Nanoblock, or any other brand?

The LEGO World Map set has 11695 pieces.
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How can I find the unique parts in the 71040 Disney Castle?

I can see two ways of getting this information, depending on your technical skills and programming knowledge: Go item by item in your BL parts list and check in how many sets the item is by clicking ...
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Unopened bags without instructions

This looks like 10667 Construction: You can grab the instructions from Brickset.
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What is the history of the set numbers of Lego sets through time?

There is nice article on Brickset called "The history of 5-digit set numbers". While this article is not a historic information on transformation it is still quite interesting read since it ...
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App (Win/Android) for managing and cataloging Lego sets

Brickset allows you to do all of the things you mentioned. It's very simple to use, but it also has some optional advanced features. You can read more about keeping track of your collection on ...
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LEGO set names in non-English language?

The Lego instructions are available auf Deutsch but you might have to type the set numbers in one at a time in order to see the set names displayed. For older sets German Catalogs might be available ...
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How can I generate a list of missing parts for incomplete sets?

Rebrickable.com offers this service. First add the complete set to you list, then view it on the set page like this http://rebrickable.com/sets/42029-1/customized-pick-up-truck-technic-2014 At the ...
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Is there a website that has close-up pictures of minifigs?

Brickset.com has minifies entries for the majority of sets. here's an example. http://brickset.com/sets/60120-1 Click on the minifigs tab. Some are on a plain white background, some not. There's ...
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How can I find the unique parts in the 71040 Disney Castle?

Here is another way to get your answer: Brickset.com! If you go to the product page for set 71040, you can see several tab labels you can click on. One of them is labeled "Parts". In the Parts ...
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How to cross reference multiple parts in sets?

Although clunky you could consider using Microsoft Excel to do most of the work for you. On Brickset search for the first part On the top bar click CSV or (comma separated values) Copy the text ...
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Need help identifying sets!

Last photo unnumbered bag: 76037-1: Rhino and Sandman Super Villain Team-up
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What is the largest number of pieces in a set for LEGO, Nanoblock, or any other brand?

Brickset has a query for sets with most pieces: brickset.com/sets/query-45 Top of the list is Taj Mahal with 5922 pieces.
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How to check completeness of a bought set?

I have found that following solution works best for me. Download and install BrickStock. This software has multiple uses, however for this case we would explore just a single feature. Once installed ...
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How can I find the original bag listing for 42083 Bugatti Chiron?

As far as I know there is no such resource on the internet. It's asked from time to time on other fora and groups I frequent, mainly from people who have a collection of bags and want to gather entire ...
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Need help identifying sets!

Image 3 is also pointing to Minecraft. I focused on a "specific" piece which is part 6089103 and result being an arc. It's contained in 12 sets. Then combining with the basic 2*4 orange brick, we got ...
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How to cross reference multiple parts in sets?

From what I can tell, there is no way to cross-reference within the site itself, but it wouldn't be difficult to write a short code to do the cross-checking for you. I'm not a programmer or web-...
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Comparing LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 Core Set with LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Toy Robot Building Kit - 31313

Here is a parts list for the CORE SET: https://brickset.com/sets/45544-1/Education-EV3-Core-Set And here is a parts list for the Toy Robot Building Kit: https://brickset.com/sets/31313-1/Mindstorms-...
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Comparing LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 Core Set with LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Toy Robot Building Kit - 31313

Rebrickable has an option to compare two sets, MOCs or combination of both to see which parts are in common and unique to each of set/MOC. Here is a comparison results between both EV3 Core and retail ...
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