llenroccc

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  1. You are right! I just think the deal is getting way worse than before and I missed it because I expected to have a whole week to get 10% off... It is just getting harder to predict when lego will put their sets on sale and what kind of deal it will be.
  2. I glued it since I would never use it for some other purpose.
  3. For the part 4514698, the shell, the two sides can not stay close. They always open after I close them. I wonder if anyone run into the same problem as me? Any solution? I have to glue them? Thanks!
  4. I wonder if Lego fans have noticed that Lego seems to have changed its business model/strategy? After watching the major retailers in US were asked to sell "hard to find" sets at high prices as the official price for a few months (no discount policy: http://toysnbricks.com/no-discounts-policy-on-lego-exclusives-hard-to-find-items/), I haven't been able to get some large sets like 10240 star wars x-wings at a discounted price as how I used to buy 10188 death star and 10221 super star destroyer at 20% off from Amazon. And Thanksgiving 2013, Lego (US) offered 3x VIP points to only VIP members, and it was only ONE DAY! On the contrary, last year 2012, everyone got almost a week to shop at the store or online at 10% off prices of everything. To me, as a fan, I just feel like Lego is now focusing more on making money rather than "fan-friendly" business model (maybe they were never "fan-friendly" but I felt like that). I don't know if they just want to squeeze fans like me to get more profits or just want to suppress the second market (I don't even know if it makes sense). Or may I was just too spoiled by Lego before...???!!!??? Now, I start seeing the majoy retailers like Target, Walmart promote the large sets with bundle of gift cards e.g. 10188 death star + $50 target gift card. This perhaps is the first move of retailers to react to Lego's no discount policy, the next step I guess is either to keep offering gift card bundle, or just simply to stop selling the large sets. I just want to open the discussion and see how other fans feel about this and perhaps shed some light on how/when Lego fans should buy our toys!!! Merry Christmas! llenroccc
  5. Thank you, Piranha. If no one answers my other question (darth vader clock), what should I do? So next time if I have any question, I should just post it here or start a seperate topic and you Will move it afterwards? Sorry for the trouble though.
  6. Thank you so much. So that version is not the one with certificate and number,right? And the "first limited edition" should be labeled if it has the certificate, right?
  7. Robin. I just realize that there is another version which has neither "5197 pieces" nor "Official Limited First Edition" on the box. It only has the set number 10179 on the left of the box. Do you know which version is this one? Thank you so much! Sorry for too much question (I am so new to Lego and Star wars...)
  8. How many version of Darth Vader Clock? One is called on Amazon (US): LEGO Kids' 9002113 Star Wars Darth Vader Mini-Figure Alarm Clock http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003M2C0Z6/ref=ox_sc_sfl_title_1?ie=UTF8&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER The other is on the official Lego website: LEGO® Star Wars™ Darth Vader Minifigure Clock http://shop.lego.com/en-US/LEGO-Star-Wars-Darth-Vader-Minifigure-Clock-2856081 They look so similar to me but have different numbers. Does anyone know if they are the same? Thank you!
  9. Both sound really nice solutions, I will give it a try! Thanks!
  10. Thanks a bunch, Robin!
  11. Thank you so much! Robin. I am sorry about that... I am pretty new to eurobricks and also Star Wars forum... How should I move this?
  12. I saw two different pictures of the boxes on ebay. One has "5197 pieces" on the left side of the box, the other has "Official Limited First Edition" on the left bottom corner. Were there two different versions of this or they are just front and back sides of the box? Thanks!
  13. I really hope TLG will resale or at least sale a modified version of this...
  14. Thank you so much for putting this here. I have recently bought the super star destroyer and the death star and then I saw this one. I am blown away by the price at Amazon, ebay. Maybe someday I will do the same as you did. It's a challenge but fun, I guess, to a real LEGO star wars fan. I just wonder do you think LEGO will ever reproduce this one? You know, like there are two Death Stars?