Jump to content


Buy 2009 LEGO Pirates from S@H or Toys R Us


  • Please log in to reply
156 replies to this topic  – Started by General Armendariz , Nov 08 2008 07:33 PM

#26 Kliq

Kliq

    Posts: 324
    Joined: 06-November 07
    Member: 2155
    Country: United States

Posted 14 November 2008 - 06:09 AM

View Postzorro3999, on Nov 13 2008, 09:57 PM, said:

The guy I spoke too also said the US sales were FAR above expectancy. Go Lego go!


I love hearing things like this!  Great sign of things to come.

#27 Dennimator

Dennimator
  • Not so bright... light yellow


    Posts: 1460
    Joined: 12-July 08
    Member: 3510
    Country: Sweden

Posted 14 November 2008 - 06:27 AM

View Postzorro3999, on Nov 14 2008, 04:57 AM, said:

I presume this will be so for the rest of Europe as well though.
I´m not so sure on that. I have both the swedish and the german catalog, and some of the release dates were totally different! For exemple, 2 of the Indy sets were not in the swedish catalog at all. One of them came to Sweden in the summer, we are still waiting for the other one. :pir-hmpf_bad:
So the release date can vary a lot between some countries

#28 Cardinal Brick

Cardinal Brick
  • Academy Teacher


    Posts: 1038
    Joined: 20-January 08
    Member: 2547

Posted 14 November 2008 - 08:11 AM

I don’t put to much faith in release dates any more so much stuff arrive totally at random (normally before the proper date) at my local Lego store for me to think about them. It’s great to hear that sales were above expectations as it means more years of pirates.
Posted Image    Posted Image

#29 Captain Zuloo

Captain Zuloo
  • god for 10


    Posts: 4330
    Joined: 19-July 07
    Member: 1816
    Country: Australia

Posted 14 November 2008 - 08:30 AM

More years = more sets! Perhaps a huge galleon? What other sets would be cool for more new pirate sets?

Posted Image

Brick Expo 2011 - Australia's BIGGEST LEGO Expo!
www.brickexpo.com.au


#30 Evil Wizard

Evil Wizard

    Posts: 43
    Joined: 24-October 08
    Member: 4214

Posted 14 November 2008 - 10:31 AM

View PostBlack Rabbit, on Nov 14 2008, 08:32 AM, said:

i feel sorry for the Europeans because they will not get the sets as early as we might.
Thank you for your sympathy, I was just out of Europe in Russia. :pir-look:  Hmm, very interesting, the series "Pirats", on the contrary all enjoyed in the U.S.?  :imperialguard_commander1: Here we have in Russia were all dissatisfied series, saying something like "Normal, re revival, although I obviously think the series" Pirats "2009 is very good. :pir-classic:  It turns out that the reverse is very loved series. This at least shows that not wasted a series revived. :thumbup:
The "Pirates" - one of the most remarkable series of "LEGO" ... in 2009 - the year the revival of the series, after 10 long years ...

Bonaparte: Removed image as it was too big. Max height for sigs is 300 pixels.

#31 Guss

Guss
  • One armed pirate


    Posts: 2649
    Joined: 05-September 08
    Member: 3895
    Country: Switzerland

Posted 14 November 2008 - 12:48 PM

thanks Zorro for the information ^^ now I can plan my next purchases^^

Edited by Guss, 14 November 2008 - 02:22 PM.

Posted Image

#32 Captain Zuloo

Captain Zuloo
  • god for 10


    Posts: 4330
    Joined: 19-July 07
    Member: 1816
    Country: Australia

Posted 14 November 2008 - 12:54 PM

What do you mean Guss? Your next purchase?

Edited by Captain Zuloo, 14 November 2008 - 12:55 PM.

Posted Image

Brick Expo 2011 - Australia's BIGGEST LEGO Expo!
www.brickexpo.com.au


#33 Guss

Guss
  • One armed pirate


    Posts: 2649
    Joined: 05-September 08
    Member: 3895
    Country: Switzerland

Posted 14 November 2008 - 02:22 PM

Oups... used the wrong word (I'm tired sorry ^^ )... sorry I'm going to correct it
Posted Image

#34 The Rancor

The Rancor

    Posts: 1039
    Joined: 14-April 08
    Member: 3035
    Country: UK

Posted 14 November 2008 - 06:30 PM

View Postzorro3999, on Nov 14 2008, 03:57 AM, said:

The guy I spoke too also said the US sales were FAR above expectancy. Go Lego go!

In THAT CASE...
TLG would be making a big mistake keeping us waiting for more months.
I don't know whether this happens for anyone else but I find after time the initial hype will go and I'll think about using Pirate savings for Summer releases
'The Rancor' on Brickset
'The-Rancor' on Brickshelf

#35 tiberium_blue

tiberium_blue

    Posts: 36
    Joined: 17-August 08
    Member: 3737

Posted 14 November 2008 - 08:13 PM

It seems odd to me that lego release their new sets in January. You'd think a toy company would want all of their hot new products out in time for Christmas.

#36 Cardinal Brick

Cardinal Brick
  • Academy Teacher


    Posts: 1038
    Joined: 20-January 08
    Member: 2547

Posted 14 November 2008 - 08:24 PM

They say January but it seems to me every year that I've looked there are quite a few products that are out before Christmas, I asume one reason could be that some children are given money so Lego gives them something new to spend it on.
Posted Image    Posted Image

#37 The Rancor

The Rancor

    Posts: 1039
    Joined: 14-April 08
    Member: 3035
    Country: UK

Posted 14 November 2008 - 09:36 PM

View Posttiberium_blue, on Nov 14 2008, 08:13 PM, said:

It seems odd to me that lego release their new sets in January. You'd think a toy company would want all of their hot new products out in time for Christmas.

That's a VERY good point!  :jollyroger:  :pir-sad:
'The Rancor' on Brickset
'The-Rancor' on Brickshelf

#38 Capt. Bluebeard

Capt. Bluebeard

    Posts: 228
    Joined: 16-June 08
    Member: 3314
    Country: United Kingdom

Posted 14 November 2008 - 11:50 PM

View PostThe Rancor, on Nov 14 2008, 09:36 PM, said:

That's a VERY good point!  :jollyroger:  :pir-sad:

I second that notion!

Bluebeard, out-

Quote

"Hissssss, don't expect to win...Not against the frightful power of Basil the Batlord!" - Basil the Batlord, LEGO Racers


#39 Joey Lock

Joey Lock
  • Captain Blue Hair drives a pink scooter!


    Posts: 2848
    Joined: 22-July 07
    Member: 1823
    Country: Rule Britannia!

Posted 15 November 2008 - 05:43 PM

All this "Being released two weeks before Christmas" lark is all good but Lego is pushing it a bit aint they? I mean if we wait till then to buy, and there not realesed...How will you do your shopping!  :pir_wacko:

Posted Image

God save the gracious King,
Long live the noble King,
God save the King:
Send him victorious,
Happy and glorious,
Long to reign over us:
God save the King.

Posted Image


#40 The Rancor

The Rancor

    Posts: 1039
    Joined: 14-April 08
    Member: 3035
    Country: UK

Posted 15 November 2008 - 06:17 PM

View PostJoey Lock, on Nov 15 2008, 05:43 PM, said:

All this "Being released two weeks before Christmas" lark is all good but Lego is pushing it a bit aint they? I mean if we wait till then to buy, and there not realesed...How will you do your shopping!  :pir_wacko:

ALSO a very good point!  :jollyroger:  :pir-oh:
'The Rancor' on Brickset
'The-Rancor' on Brickshelf

#41 Fluyt

Fluyt

    Posts: 561
    Joined: 06-April 08
    Member: 2980

Posted 15 November 2008 - 06:34 PM

If this is true, this is a very bad move from LEGO. I wouldn't be surprised if the sales in Europe would be way less than expected by TLG, but then again, they're overpricing things here and make us wait. So it's no wonder our money goes elsewhere. It's allmost like LEGO doesn't care and will leave the European market or something.

#42 Navy Trooper Fenson

Navy Trooper Fenson
  • "SW" Summer Reviewer


    Posts: 878
    Joined: 13-June 07
    Member: 1680
    Country: Germany

Posted 15 November 2008 - 07:37 PM

View Postzorro3999, on Nov 14 2008, 04:57 AM, said:

After calling to the Belgian Lego Customers services department I found out that TLC will release both IMPULSE packs in January and the rest of the sets in March (BeNeLux)! I presume this will be so for the rest of Europe as well though.
The guy I spoke too also said the US sales were FAR above expectancy. Go Lego go!

My customer told me that the Impuls sets are going to be released in Germany in February and the normal sets in May. But regarding the found of pirate sets in NOVEMBER I think that LEGO is equilibrating the release difference of the 2008 Castle sets (January Europe, August USA).

Edited by Navy Trooper Fenson, 15 November 2008 - 07:38 PM.

Quote of the period it takes me to think of another quote:

Lex Luthor said:

It´s all THEIR fault! And they are going to burn for it. BUUUURRRRRNNN!

#43 bub166

bub166

    Posts: 43
    Joined: 15-December 07
    Member: 2288
    Country: That one place.

Posted 18 November 2008 - 04:50 AM

I've not noticed anyone talk about this yet. But I've seen a lot of people look at the Toys R Us website for the new pirates and get disappointed. I have a link to proove they are on sale now:
http://www.toysrus.c...w...254197&sr=1
I also haven't noticed that small pirate set other than the 4 ones we've seen commonly. Doesn't really catch my attention, but atleast now we know.

EDIT: I clicked on one picture, and in the related items saw one of the new City farming sets. Too bad I don't have a credit card.  :pir-tongue:

Edited by bub166, 18 November 2008 - 04:54 AM.

Come to the dark side. We have more cookies than the Rebels.

#44 Ryan_T

Ryan_T
  • Captain Blue Hair is the best!


    Posts: 368
    Joined: 13-November 08
    Member: 4368
    Country: The US of A.

Posted 18 November 2008 - 05:04 AM

Well I found this out Yesterday, and Posted it somewhere. But Still Thanks for the Thread. :) Sure someone will find it useful.  :pir-classic:

"However that doesn't stop them from taking their characters pants off and running around the city!"

- JTaylor



"I have one question myself Admiral, what is a spanker? it sounds like a terrible device!"
-Admiral Ron


#45 bub166

bub166

    Posts: 43
    Joined: 15-December 07
    Member: 2288
    Country: That one place.

Posted 18 November 2008 - 05:06 AM

Thanks.  :pir-tongue:  I hadn't yet found it, but I mostly lurk in the more popular threads. For some reason, I can't find that thread about the ship.. Oh well.
Come to the dark side. We have more cookies than the Rebels.

#46 ghoulrealm

ghoulrealm

    Posts: 587
    Joined: 25-June 06
    Member: 825
    Country: USA

Posted 18 November 2008 - 05:10 AM

Good find!
It has a new minifig at least.  and brown slopes are always good too.
http://www.toysrus.c...p...&totCount=0

#47 Mister Phes

Mister Phes
  • WordPress Wizard


    Posts: 20385
    Joined: 19-March 05
    Member: 273

Posted 18 November 2008 - 07:33 AM

Good work Bub!  The website also has authentic prices too - so no more rumours!

#48 Captain Zuloo

Captain Zuloo
  • god for 10


    Posts: 4330
    Joined: 19-July 07
    Member: 1816
    Country: Australia

Posted 18 November 2008 - 07:50 AM

I checked the .au (Australian) website, and not only is there no information on 2009 LEGO pirates, but there is no information on any of their products.  :pir_bawling: www.toysrus.com.au is without doubt the worst website ever. :pir-angry:

Posted Image

Brick Expo 2011 - Australia's BIGGEST LEGO Expo!
www.brickexpo.com.au


#49 Mister Phes

Mister Phes
  • WordPress Wizard


    Posts: 20385
    Joined: 19-March 05
    Member: 273

Posted 18 November 2008 - 07:57 AM

Perhaps it's because the 2009 sets have a different Australian release date.  They might not be released there until months after.

#50 Captain Zuloo

Captain Zuloo
  • god for 10


    Posts: 4330
    Joined: 19-July 07
    Member: 1816
    Country: Australia

Posted 18 November 2008 - 08:01 AM

True, they may be at Toys R Us in future, but I doubt they will be on the Aussie site ever as there is no product page.

Posted Image

Brick Expo 2011 - Australia's BIGGEST LEGO Expo!
www.brickexpo.com.au





0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

Sponsored Links