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#26 BoobyToy

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Posted 29 May 2009 - 02:04 AM

View PostStash2Sixx, on May 26 2009, 04:08 AM, said:

Was at Woodfield this weekend and decided to buy one of everything that they had in their PAB wall, along with a few things that weren't out on display.  UNFORTUNATELY...I'm still trying to figure out my resizing of pictures and just realized that I can only upload 7 at a time, so I need to do a little more research into this.  If only I knew someone who lived nearby and was a picture wiz on EB???
More to come...

Sorry, I really am.

Hey Stash, Do you know if the new city sets are in? I know that TRU has them all plus the new Agents and Space Police....


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Posted 29 May 2009 - 02:15 AM

Helicopter transport, camper, tow truck, and garage in city.
The four smaller Space police are in.
All three of the castle sets are in.
And three of the Power Miners also, but can't remember names right now.

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Posted 29 May 2009 - 03:11 AM

View PostStash2Sixx, on May 25 2009, 11:08 PM, said:

Was at Woodfield this weekend and decided to buy one of everything that they had in their PAB wall, along with a few things that weren't out on display.  UNFORTUNATELY...I'm still trying to figure out my resizing of pictures and just realized that I can only upload 7 at a time, so I need to do a little more research into this.  If only I knew someone who lived nearby and was a picture wiz on EB???
More to come...

Sorry, I really am.

Time to get a brickshelf account my friend.   Also, you can eliminate the hassle of resizing if you switch your camera to the 3M resolution setting when you take pictures for the internet. It creates pictures that are just under the EB recommended limits. Give me a call if you have any questions, I'd be happy to help you out.

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Posted 29 May 2009 - 03:18 AM

View PostStash2Sixx, on May 25 2009, 11:08 PM, said:

Was at Woodfield this weekend and decided to buy one of everything that they had in their PAB wall, along with a few things that weren't out on display.

Lucky  :hmpf_bad:

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UNFORTUNATELY...I'm still trying to figure out my resizing of pictures and just realized that I can only upload 7 at a time, so I need to do a little more research into this.  If only I knew someone who lived nearby and was a picture wiz on EB???
More to come...

Sorry, I really am.

Also, a great site suggested to me by ImperialShadows is Shrinkpictures.com. If IS suggested it, you know it's good!

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Posted 19 July 2009 - 05:32 AM

WOW.  Been a while since I updated this...

Woodfield and Northbrook LEGO have been getting in a lot of the new sets, but I have seen some already out of stock.

INDY:  Fighter Plane Attack and Cemetary Battle.  TOD and Ambush are out (Woodfield and Northbrook), no Venice Canal Chase yet.
Star Wars: Corp. Alliance Tank Droid, Venator, Endor, Seperatist Shuttle, REPUBLIC FIGHTER TANKS, and Y-Wing.  No Echo Base as of yet.  Maybe next week...
RockRaiders2: Titanium Command Rig, Rock Wrecker, and Crystal King.
Creator: Fiery Legend, Fire Rescue, Family Home
Space Police: Galactic Enforcer, Hyperspeed Pursuit, and Gold Heist.  Woodfield is out of the others.
Town: Campers and a few Sports cars.
Technic: Front Loader & Go Kart
Agents 2.0: all 5 items were in stock.
Bionicle: All 6 Legends cannisters, and a bunch of bigger sets.  Sorry, not a huge Bionicle fan.

And from what a little bird told me..... on August 1st, they should have Squidman's Pitstop, Max Security 4 Wheel Transport, Midi Falcon, Home One, Pirate Tank, Underground Mining Station, & Wind Turbine Transport.

PAB wasn't too bad either.

Ooops.  I forgot that the stores had Chrome Stormies also along with Dwarf and Troll Battlepacks!

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Posted 19 July 2009 - 02:32 PM

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WOW.  Been a while since I updated this...

REPUBLIC FIGHTER TANKS

Wow!  Those have been gone for a LONG time.  Somebody is gonna get a good score.  That was a Target exclusive last X-mas I think.  You're talking #7679, right?  

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Posted 19 July 2009 - 04:40 PM

Yup!  7679, $49.99.  Kinda cool to see that set show up again.

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Posted 24 July 2009 - 03:29 AM

Echo Base is out of stock at Northbrook, not sure about downtown, and in stock at Woodfield, along with a estock of PAB at both Northbrook and Woodfield.

Home One is also available.

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Posted 30 September 2009 - 09:01 PM

Just got in from the downtown Chicago LEGO store

Nothing huge, but I just wanted to let you all know that  they have some pirate parts including princess and soldier torsos in the build a minifig bin area. They also have agent trace long ponytail hair and some of the older style heads.  Quick tip. Build a minifig and put another headgear piece in each section instead of an "accessory"

In the pick-a-brick they have a pretty normal selection except that they have trans-clear 1x2 brick, Black 2x2 sloped computer screens  and 1x2 grey profile (ridged) brick.

Also, the new brick journal (blue spaceship on cover) is in stock.
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Posted 01 October 2009 - 01:35 AM

Thanks for the heads up. I'll do my best to get to Woodfield asap.






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Posted 02 October 2009 - 01:07 AM

They have Trace Hair and the Princess Torso?

Definitely going to head out this weekend then.

Time to build 3 of the same minifigs, Thanks for the heads up.

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Posted 07 October 2009 - 06:24 PM

View PostAhabDarab, on Sep 30 2009, 07:35 PM, said:

I'll do my best to get to Woodfield asap.


View PostThe Alchemyst, on Oct 1 2009, 07:07 PM, said:

They have Trace Hair and the Princess Torso?

Definitely going to head out this weekend then.

I may be too late for this, but I wanted to mention that I saw these at the downtown store, and it may be best to call ahead to check what they have.  On the other hand, any excuse to get to the LEGO store is a good one!  Hope you all find (found) what you are (were) looking for.
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Posted 09 February 2010 - 02:44 AM

- Poof -

Reviving this topic to let you guys know they have Black Fedoras at the Lego Shop in Downtown. Turns out, according to someone working there, I could take any 15 pieces.
So I took 6 Fedoras, a couple hair pieces and heads.  :grin:

Also the Castle and Pirates coin banks are going for $4.98!
And both Indy Magnet Sets are going for $3.98.

And Vintage Minifig Collection 1 for $4.98!

4x4 Brick Magnet Sets are going cheap as well.

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Posted 22 March 2010 - 06:26 AM

Spoke to my source and was told that PoP sets might be orderable on Monday the 22nd, but they won't be available in store until April 1st.

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Posted 12 May 2010 - 10:12 PM

Chicago area Wal-Marts have all there Indiana Jones sets on clearance at 50% off or more. All the bigger sets were 50% off except the Ambush in Cairo which were marked down to $5.00 ea. I picked up the last (12) that they had, but didn't buy any of the others. Also some of there Space Police were also 50% off.



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Posted 10 July 2010 - 06:45 PM

LEGOLAND DISCOVERY CENTER in Schaumburg Illinois has a deal!

They have the Vintage Minifigure Collection, Volume 3 in stock.  You all know the figs right?
-Yellow Spaceman
-City Chef
-Western Cavalry General
-Black Falcon Soldier
-Imperial Bluecoat Soldier (w/ Unprinted Shako and Red Epaulettes)

I guess they are having a tough time moving them.  So...they put the figures from Vintage Minifigure Collection, Volume 3, into a bin on the counter and are charging $2 each.  That's right, $2 for each figure.  Go look on Bricklink, you'll see how good a deal this is.  I just bought a ton of Bluecoats and Black Falcons, but from what it sounds like, they have plenty left still.  Not sure how long this will last, but I figured I would drop a line here to let everyone know.

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Posted 10 July 2010 - 10:09 PM

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I just bought a ton of Bluecoats and Black Falcons, but from what it sounds like, they have plenty left still.

Miser  *huh* Good for you buddy. :thumbup:
I could always use more naked legs from the yellow spaceman :devil:
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Posted 10 July 2010 - 10:58 PM

View PostStash2Sixx, on 10 July 2010 - 06:45 PM, said:

LEGOLAND DISCOVERY CENTER in Schaumburg Illinois has a deal!

They have the Vintage Minifigure Collection, Volume 3 in stock.  You all know the figs right?
-Yellow Spaceman
-City Chef
-Western Cavalry General
-Black Falcon Soldier
-Imperial Bluecoat Soldier (w/ Unprinted Shako and Red Epaulettes)

I guess they are having a tough time moving them.  So...they put the figures from Vintage Minifigure Collection, Volume 3, into a bin on the counter and are charging $2 each.  That's right, $2 for each figure.  Go look on Bricklink, you'll see how good a deal this is.  I just bought a ton of Bluecoats and Black Falcons, but from what it sounds like, they have plenty left still.  Not sure how long this will last, but I figured I would drop a line here to let everyone know.

Good Luck!
Nice one! I could use a shitload of Cavalry Colonels :cry_happy:!

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Posted 11 July 2010 - 03:24 AM

View PostCopMike, on 10 July 2010 - 10:58 PM, said:

Nice one! I could use a shitload of Cavalry Colonels :cry_happy:!

How good is that Black Falcon print?

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Posted 11 July 2010 - 04:31 AM

View PostI Scream Clone, on 10 July 2010 - 10:09 PM, said:

Miser  *huh* Good for you buddy. :thumbup:
I could always use more naked legs from the yellow spaceman :devil:
Hands off all the Colonels Copmike :laugh: You must have an itchy trigger finger pardner.


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This is Roob...Anyway you can pick me up any of the Yellow Spacemen....




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Posted 11 July 2010 - 06:58 AM

I shall swing by tomorrow after work and see what's there still.

Also found my camera cable, but I'm too tired to upload all of my pics to Flickr.  I'll try to get a few photos for you Norro.  Saw you called earlier, I was just in a movie at that time.

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Posted 11 July 2010 - 08:30 PM

Thanks for the heads up Stash. I managed to grab a handful of falcons and another handful of blue coats. Due to my recent wild west addiction, I grabbed a few cavalry colonels as well.

I did grab a cook and a classic spaceman, just to be complete.




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Posted 12 July 2010 - 04:55 PM

View PostStash2Sixx, on 11 July 2010 - 06:58 AM, said:

  I'll try to get a few photos for you Norro.

Not that important, just wanted your gut call...

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Posted 10 August 2010 - 04:00 PM

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Posted 18 August 2012 - 11:37 PM

So, since this is exactly the kind of thread that is suppossed to be in this forum, I figured I would fire it back up again...after 2 years...

Heard a rumor that the TRU in Niles had Series 8 CMF?  Anyone nearby able to validate that?

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