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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.
LEGO City groups a number of sub-themes into one: Construction, Fire, Police, Space Centre, Trains and Transportation all combine with general city life.
The technique of disassembling two or more parts from one another.
an e-commerce site that allows registered users to buy/sell/auction parts, sets, and other LEGO related items.
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.
Questions concerning the modification or customization of Lego parts.
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.
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!
Any type of components or tools not directly endorsed by LEGO or it's affiliates.
Used for old vintage LEGO sets and pieces.
Not sure where you should keep your bricks? If you need to separate them first?
made out of ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene)
related to robots - machines capable of carrying out complex operations without human intervention
Questions about the LEGO product line Bionicles which is a story-based character-focused building theme with science fiction elements.
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?
Questions related to cars, trucks, planes, ships, motorcycles, and other forms of transport.
a high-level programming language for the Lego Mindstorms NXT.
Circular objects that revolve around axles. This tag typically refers to the wheels used for vehicles.
provide additional detail to models. Not to be confused with 'decorated bricks' which are bricks that have the details printed directly onto the surface.
specifically designed to follow a school's curriculum and are sold almost exclusively to the education sector.
Databases that hold records on LEGO sets. In some cases other products such as clothing and merchandise is also included.
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.
Questions regarding the monetary value of LEGO sets/pieces/products.
2D & 3D Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Questions related to running software on Apple's Mac OSX.
Questions about the labeling, packaging, and processing of building sets
Pick-a-Brick at lego.com or retail stores
Questions about the freeware LDraw 3D design program.
a graphical programming environment that comes bundled with the NXT.
a theme that tailors the iconic LEGO construction experience especially to girls ages five and up.
Questions regarding LEGO retail outlets owned by The LEGO Company and the LEGO Online store.
A way to join LEGO parts permanently, so they can't be separated ever again. Which is as horrible as it sounds.