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LEGO City groups a number of sub-themes into one: Construction, Fire, Police, Space Centre, Trains and Transportation all combine with general city life.
commonly found in Technic sets.
A proprietary open wireless technology standard for exchanging data over short distances. Used by the NXT for communication between the programmable brick and a PC or Mobile device.
The technique of disassembling two or more parts from one another.
Questions concerning the modification or customization of Lego parts.
an e-commerce site that allows registered users to buy/sell/auction parts, sets, and other LEGO related items.
measured in a variety of ways. How to create or fill a space of a particular size is a common building concern.
Techniques and tips for using special elements.
Any type of components or tools not directly endorsed by LEGO or it's affiliates.
Not sure what a MOC is? Wondering if you're an AFOL? If someone's mentioned a term and you don't know what it means, ask away!
Not sure where you should keep your bricks? If you need to separate them first?
A category of powered LEGO products which offer direct and remote control of action bricks via Bluetooth. This system is the successor to Power Functions.
Used for old vintage LEGO sets and pieces.
related to robots - machines capable of carrying out complex operations without human intervention
made out of ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene)
Is it more efficient to colour code your LEGO bricks or sort them by shape? What are the best combinations of elements if you've not got enough boxes for each type?
a high-level programming language for the Lego Mindstorms NXT.
Questions about the LEGO product line Bionicles which is a story-based character-focused building theme with science fiction elements.
Questions related to cars, trucks, planes, ships, motorcycles, and other forms of transport.
Circular objects that revolve around axles. This tag typically refers to the wheels used for vehicles.
2D & 3D Computer Aided Design (CAD)
specifically designed to follow a school's curriculum and are sold almost exclusively to the education sector.
provide additional detail to models. Not to be confused with 'decorated bricks' which are bricks that have the details printed directly onto the surface.
Separating bricks? Cleaning parts? What should you use to do this without damaging your elements. This can also cover software tools used for cataloguing or designing.
Databases that hold records on LEGO sets. In some cases other products such as clothing and merchandise is also included.
Questions regarding the monetary value of LEGO sets/pieces/products.
Questions about the labeling, packaging, and processing of building sets
Questions related to running software on Apple's Mac OSX.
Questions about the freeware LDraw 3D design program.
a theme that tailors the iconic LEGO construction experience especially to girls ages five and up.
a graphical programming environment that comes bundled with the NXT.
A way to join LEGO parts permanently, so they can't be separated ever again. Which is as horrible as it sounds.
An acronym for "Adult Fan Of Lego".
a robotic system aimed at children between 7 and 12.