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#1 oo7

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Posted 11 July 2006 - 11:31 PM

I got a good idea for a new sort of game thing.
My first LEGO set was:
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NAME: Eagle Stunt Flyer
YEAR: 1996 (yeah, I'm a little bit of a newbie compared to most people here)
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What was you first set? (roughly following the format in red)

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#2 gylman

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Posted 12 July 2006 - 12:17 AM



I think. My brother and I got about 5 or 6 sets at the same time when my parents came back from a trip to Germany. This one seems most familiar.



Altenatively it was this one, which is still at my parents' how 35 years and two countries later.  My kids have played with it.
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Either way, my Lego love affair began in 1971.  Probly before most of the people on EB were born.

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Posted 12 July 2006 - 12:44 AM

My first nondouplo and first lego set that I can remember was 6880
I was 5 at the time.  That was such a great set. *y*  It alone spawned my ongoing love affair with lego *wub*
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Posted 12 July 2006 - 12:59 AM

View Postoo7, on Jul 11 2006, 04:31 PM, said:

I got a good idea for a new game thing.
My first LEGO set was:
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NAME: Eagle Stunt Flyer
YEAR: 1996 (yeah, I'm a little bit of a Newbie compared to most people here)
RATING: *skull*  *skull*  *skull*  *skull*  out of  *skull*  *skull*  *skull*  *skull*  *skull*
  

What was you first set? (following the format in red)
No kidding?  That is the first LEGO set I built (I received two sets) when I turned six.  After that I was hooked.  The other one is 6555: Sea Hunter.

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Posted 12 July 2006 - 01:08 AM

View Postgylman, on Jul 12 2006, 12:17 AM, said:

Altenatively it was this one, which is still at my parents' how 35 years and two countries later.  My kids have played with it.
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Either way, my Lego love affair began in 1971.  Probly before most of the people on EB were born.
Thatīs amazing! Now, where iīve seen this picture of 351 i can remember again how many hours i was playing with it in my very early childhood, turning the crank of the conveyor to transport all this little bricks to the truck! Itīs a shame that i canīt find this huge yellow part in the
box wiht my old Lego.... i must have separated some things in the past.... Thank you very
much, mr. gylman, to bring back such old memorys to me. And yes, it must have been one of my first sets,
thanks to my parents too for bringing me into this stuff so long ago.

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Posted 12 July 2006 - 02:09 AM

View Postoo7, on Jul 12 2006, 09:31 AM, said:

I got a good idea for a new game thing.

But alas its not new...  Read...   How did you become interested in LEGO?


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Posted 12 July 2006 - 02:31 AM

View PostMister Phes, on Jul 11 2006, 10:09 PM, said:

View Postoo7, on Jul 12 2006, 09:31 AM, said:

I got a good idea for a new game thing.

But alas its not new...  Read...   How did you become interested in LEGO?

If everyone strictly follows my format in the red text it shall be different than that thread because many people went off topic without telling their actual first set (It's not worth going into the details) |-/

But if you really want I can change the disscusion topic in ths thread to "Did you own Duplo, and if so, what was your first set?"   :-P
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Posted 12 July 2006 - 03:11 AM

View Postoo7, on Jul 11 2006, 08:31 PM, said:

If everyone strictly follows my format in the red text it shall be different than that thread because many people went off topic without telling their actual first set (It's not worth going into the details) |-/

But if you really want I can change the disscusion topic in ths thread to "Did you own Duplo, and if so, what was your first set?"   :-P
I suppose it would help to designate some guidelines.   Any lego product or specific line of products because I had douplo and a fabuland set before system?  I just don't remember the exact sets though.  

I just guess the game aspect wasn't obvious to us or at least me.
I'm geussing just list and rate your first memorable set?

ps. I added a rating to my previous post and the only pic I found was probably to large to post here

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Posted 12 July 2006 - 03:43 AM

View Postoo7, on Jul 12 2006, 12:31 PM, said:

But if you really want I can change the disscusion topic in ths thread to "Did you own Duplo, and if so, what was your first set?"   :-P


Nah, its fine.  I was just pointing out the other thread because its related to this one.


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Posted 12 July 2006 - 06:48 AM

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Posted 14 July 2006 - 12:27 PM

My game is dead  :'-(

EDIT- Yay! It's revived now!
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Posted 14 July 2006 - 01:07 PM

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I also remember getting some kind of construction set which my dad glued together...but I think I got this one first.
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Posted 22 November 2006 - 03:51 AM

My first sets were the spyrius suacer scout, and the ice planet celestial sled.
good times *wub*

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Posted 22 November 2006 - 04:28 AM

I can't remember, it might have been a drawbridge.

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Posted 22 November 2006 - 05:12 AM

This was my first set:

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Does that make me old?

and then my first system set:

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Posted 22 November 2006 - 07:25 AM

I know my first lego product was a small chest of BASIC Lego. I still remember it... but Lugnet doesn't have it (and if it does I can't find it).

As for set... I really have no idea! I have a few I can trace back far... but none that sticks out.

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Posted 22 November 2006 - 08:56 AM

Since oo7's thread is similar I suggest to continue here, "game-wise" or not :-)


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and then my first system set:

pic of Exxon Station
8-° OMG, you own the Exxon Station - I envy you for that...

I don't really remember my very first set, but I remember my brother and me each getting this a long time ago:

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I guess I still have the parts, the minifig I do have for sure...

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Posted 22 November 2006 - 09:30 AM

View PostHobbes, on Nov 22 2006, 08:56 AM, said:

Since oo7's thread is similar I suggest to continue here, "game-wise" or not :-)
8-° OMG, you own the Exxon Station - I envy you for that...

Ready to cringe?

I sold the exxon figs on eBay when I was stupid, I mean younger...

That sound you hear is me kicking myself repeatedly.

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Posted 22 November 2006 - 09:34 AM

View Posthinckley39, on Nov 22 2006, 09:30 AM, said:

Ready to cringe?

I sold the exxon figs on eBay when I was stupid, I mean younger...

That sound you hear is me kicking myself repeatedly.
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*cringe*

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Posted 22 November 2006 - 09:36 AM

View PostHobbes, on Nov 22 2006, 09:34 AM, said:

X-O

*cringe*

:'-(

Thanks for the sympathy cringe and tears...

Thinking about it again, I think I'm going to... :-X

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Posted 22 November 2006 - 10:41 AM

View Posthinckley39, on Nov 22 2006, 10:30 AM, said:

Ready to cringe?

I sold the exxon figs on eBay when I was stupid, I mean younger...

That sound you hear is me kicking myself repeatedly.
i'm afraid many of us, early Lego fans, went through the same kind of experience, so you're not alone! :'-)

I can't remember very well what my first set was, but I think, and this will not surprise you, I think these two space sets were the first:

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I don't know anymore which one i opened first. considering the fact that I got them for my birthday, and were probably wrapped in paper, i'd say the one with the largest box... :-P

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Posted 22 November 2006 - 02:44 PM

my first few sets where fabuland!
this i think was the first.

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i still have a few parts and the baseplate!

my first system set as i remember it is this one

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i have this build on my library! the shields are worn out and i lost a couple of pieces but its still alive and well!!

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Posted 22 November 2006 - 04:27 PM

View Postsnefroe1, on Nov 22 2006, 10:41 AM, said:

i'm afraid many of us, early Lego fans, went through the same kind of experience, so you're not alone! :'-)

Thank you! That does make me feel better...


View Postphoinix, on Nov 22 2006, 02:44 PM, said:

my first few sets where fabuland!

Thank you phoinix, how could I forget my first Fabuland sets? Boy that airport was cool, huh?

This was my first Fabuland set:

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followed shortly (all on Christmas morning) by this one:

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:'-)  I actually do get choked up and nostalgic thinking about it! Oh I loved those boxes! As a kid, even after I had built the sets, I would stare at those boxes for hours. I kept them all under my bed, I had a captain's bed, so there was a ton of room to store stuff underneath. I came home from school one day and my Mom had thrown all of the boxes away. Not even therapy has helped me to forgive her for that...

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Posted 22 November 2006 - 05:53 PM

First set, 6667:

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Posted 22 November 2006 - 05:58 PM

I don't have the slightest clue what was my first set :-( . But I can tell you, I've been hooked onto lego for a loooooong time.
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