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231 replies to this topic  – Started by Bonaparte , Sep 10 2009 09:47 PM

#1 Bonaparte

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Posted 10 September 2009 - 09:47 PM


Petition: We want the Pirates Advent Calendar in the US!

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It's now official: the 6299 LEGO Pirates Advent calender won't be available in the US!

If you don't agree with this, then sign this petition by making one post in this thread (one per member only please!!!).

There's no guarantee this petition will change anything, but we can at least try and I guarantee the petition will be delivered to LEGO by your ambassador!


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#2 Joe H

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Posted 10 September 2009 - 09:49 PM

I would truly appreciate if this years Pirates Advent Calendar was available to U.S. customers, signed!

Thanks for the initiative, Bonaparte!

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#3 Patriot720

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Posted 10 September 2009 - 09:50 PM

I support! I think it is ridiculous that lego decided to do this, especially after all the commotion the Castle Advent Calendar cause last year. You think Lego would have learned it's lesson.. :pir-sceptic:

#4 Big Cam

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Posted 10 September 2009 - 09:53 PM

It's not available here??  It's in my most recent Fall LEGO magazine.

I'll couble check when I get home.



If this is true then yes, sign me up, that's not fair.

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#5 Mariann Asanuma

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Posted 10 September 2009 - 09:59 PM

View PostBig Cam, on Sep 10 2009, 01:53 PM, said:

It's not available here??  It's in my most recent Fall LEGO magazine.

It's not available in the United States.

Sign me up!  I got the Castle one when LEGO had the "mistake" of sending it here.  I want them to make the mistake again and realize that those of us on this side of the Atlantic like alternatives to the City Advent Calendar just as much as Europe does. :imperialguard_commander1:

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#6 Sir Wellington

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Posted 10 September 2009 - 10:01 PM

I had no idea that it wasn't being released in the U.S.! Sign me up, us Americans deserve Pirates!
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Posted 10 September 2009 - 10:04 PM

Signed!

Now do I live in Europe, but there are a lot of pirate fans living in the US as well.
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#8 Eldervampire

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Posted 10 September 2009 - 10:16 PM

It is horrible that the only calendar we are offered is the City, while other countries have castle and pirate options. Signed

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Posted 10 September 2009 - 10:19 PM

Yes, we do! Come on, LEGO, I thought we had dealt with this already!

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#10 Dr. Steve

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Posted 10 September 2009 - 10:22 PM

Please release in the USA. I want to buy this!!!

#11 meschepers

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Posted 10 September 2009 - 10:22 PM

I can give a couple very good reasons why the Pirate Advent Calendar should be made available in the U.S.  First, think of pirates in a historical context-  where were they more known to prowl the seas?  Off the coast of what is now the United States and the Caribbean islands.  I know that the prey they took were mostly European ships with cargo bound to or from the New World, but pirates are an important part of U.S. history, the same they are an important part of European history as well as World History.  Did you know that in the American Revolution and in the American Civil War pirates and privateers were given commissions by the United States Navy and actually became a part of the Navy?  They were paid just like Navy soldiers but had the extra stipulation that they could keep whatever they captured.

That said, I think it is folly for any global retail company to not offer particular products in particular areas of the world for any reason.  I personally believe that the Pirates Advent Calendar should be sold in the United States, Canada, Mexico and in all markets where LEGO Pirates are available.

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Posted 10 September 2009 - 10:26 PM

LEGO,

I stopped buying advent calendars after the third City incarnation. If you want to make an advent customer out of me again, release one in a different theme in the US. Pirates would be a good start.  :shark:

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Posted 10 September 2009 - 10:27 PM

is that a swordfish in it?! i am definatly signing, in fact i agree so much i will write my name in all capital letters! MR.TOOLS. i realy hope we get one.

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Posted 10 September 2009 - 10:28 PM

LEGO should have learned from the Castle calendar last year.  

I'll sign up, too. :thumbup:  I really need that mermaid.

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Posted 10 September 2009 - 10:29 PM

Its bad enough you didnt release the castle one last year, but now that you've got pirates going again(my favorite lego theme), we wont get the pirates calendar either???? Come on lego!!!

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#16 JCC1004

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Posted 10 September 2009 - 10:32 PM

Sign me up. I would think TLG would have learned thier lesson with the Castle Advent.  :imperialguard_commander1:

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Posted 10 September 2009 - 10:35 PM

This is an outrage! :pir-angry: Give us americans the calender NOW!

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Posted 10 September 2009 - 10:38 PM

I bought two Castle calendars last year, and I'll gladly buy two Pirates calendars this year.
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Posted 10 September 2009 - 10:38 PM

We can help eachother, that fellow europeans can buy this set and send them to USA :cannon: . KABOOM, an idea? If some-one wants this set, send then a pm and I can send them who asks.

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Posted 10 September 2009 - 10:40 PM

It is available in Australia where I live, but I'm signing this because I don't think any Pirates fan should miss out.

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Posted 10 September 2009 - 10:43 PM

Why does TLG keep torturing us americans? Please bring it over here!
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Posted 10 September 2009 - 10:44 PM

I have $40 sitting here, waiting to be spent on a Pirates Advent Calendar! And I'm not buying the City one, it's the same thing every year!

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Posted 10 September 2009 - 10:44 PM

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Posted 10 September 2009 - 10:48 PM

YES, and it should be in Canada too!
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Posted 10 September 2009 - 10:49 PM

umm.... signed?

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