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#576 Bioslayer

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 10:06 PM

I found a job at my local LEGO store. :laugh:
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#577 Hive

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 10:41 PM

View PostBioslayer, on 05 December 2012 - 10:06 PM, said:

I found a job at my local LEGO store. :laugh:

That's cool, congratulations. :classic:

#578 ResIpsaLoquitur

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 12:01 AM

These seems as good a place as any to post this:

I was at the Toys R' Us in Clinton, Maryland today.  They're selling Lego Games for 25% off.  For whatever reason, Magikus was already marked down substantially, so I got it for $2.98.  I bought two--one for spare parts, and one for my daughter, who loves games.

A few weeks ago, I found Lego Monster 4 for, believe it or not...$1.50.  Again, I got two: it's got some awesome 2 x 2 grey tiles for sidewalks, and a load of minifigure heads (including skulls, werewolves, and pumpkins).  And the game's not bad!

#579 smackus

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 02:48 PM

Just picked up the 10179 for $500.

#580 Edmond Dantes

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 04:59 PM

View Postsmackus, on 07 December 2012 - 02:48 PM, said:

Just picked up the 10179 for $500.
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Nicely done!  Used?  Complete?  New?  Sealed?  Where did you score that deal?

#581 smackus

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 10:27 PM

sold as a complete set. Bought off the bay.
Sellers are moving house and I'm guessing the wife wants to clean up.

#582 lokipei

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Posted 10 December 2012 - 12:31 AM

View Postsmackus, on 09 December 2012 - 10:27 PM, said:

sold as a complete set. Bought off the bay.
Sellers are moving house and I'm guessing the wife wants to clean up.

I assume it was this one?

http://www.ebay.com....=item3f1fcebd72

Don't know how I missed it, must have been a quick listing! Bargain of the year if it is legit.

#583 EverythingBurrito

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Posted 23 December 2012 - 10:40 PM

One of my all-time BEST finds was at a local thrift store, there was one of those large blue tubs from 2003, but when I opened it up there was a TON of the old 3-digit classic town sets, classic castle and classic space. And what's even better, I got it all for only $20! :wub:

#584 Criosphynx

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Posted 30 December 2012 - 05:18 AM

Lego store in ontario Ca had 8877 vladeks dark fortress for 50% off (damaged boxes) so I bought three, AND had lots of vip points so One was nearly free...

I remember scoring big in thrift shops as a kid. Now goodwill is pretty much the only thrift store and they put the lego up on their bidding site, not avail in store.

I have gotten alot of discounted damaged box sets at the lego store over the years... I discard the boxes anyway

#585 shawn_low

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 04:47 AM

I find it near impossible to find Lego at thrift stores. Or perhaps they've been snaffled up by staff before it hits the shelves?

Prior to Christmas, I saw the local TRU (Australia) do a 2 for $10 on the Star Wars Planet Set. I picked up two for fun and BOTH scanned for $3.50. They said it's a scan error but TRU would honor the price. I asked 'Can I get some more at this price?'.

'Sorry, no'.

Still a nice find.

#586 charlieboy

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 05:56 PM

I had a result last night, I saw an add on Gumtree for various sets advertised for £75. They were all mixed up in one box but all were complete and I knocked the seller down a bit to £70.

After a day of sorting and building, heres what I have-

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Indiana Jones-

7682- Shanghai Chase

Star Wars-

10174 Imperial AT-ST UCS
7672 Rogue Shadow
7669 Anakins Jedi Starfighter
4488 Mini Millenium Falcon
7259 Arc Starfighter
7263 Tie Fighter

Toy Story-

7592 Construct -A-Buzz

Creator

5864 Helicopter
6741 Jet Plane

All with instructions and including minifigures too!

#587 shawn_low

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Posted 12 January 2013 - 04:11 PM

Found a complete Dark Side Developers Kit (Mindstorm) from 2000 in near-perfect box via local ad. $50.

Spent time tearing apart the already built AT-AT and sorting the parts. Built the Destroyer Droid. The motor/cpu works. All parts are in great condition.

Not bad for a 12 year old set.

#588 moop

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 06:06 AM

View Postshawn_low, on 03 January 2013 - 04:47 AM, said:

I find it near impossible to find Lego at thrift stores. Or perhaps they've been snaffled up by staff before it hits the shelves?

Prior to Christmas, I saw the local TRU (Australia) do a 2 for $10 on the Star Wars Planet Set. I picked up two for fun and BOTH scanned for $3.50. They said it's a scan error but TRU would honor the price. I asked 'Can I get some more at this price?'.

'Sorry, no'.

Still a nice find.

Just got to keep looking. I don't find them often but occasionally I get lucky./

#589 CisFran

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 08:49 PM

scored  MISB 8068 for $20.
the lady who sold it said his son doesn't like it
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only flaw is punctured box at the rear :sweet:
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Posted 16 January 2013 - 08:10 PM

I posted this on a billion other places, but still, I found the best clearance ever today at a Target in Pembroke Pines, FL!!!
Orc Forge for $18!
Weathertop for $21!!!
Quinjet for $21!!!!!!!!!!
Also found the Uruk-Hai Amry for $21 a couple days ago at another Target.

#591 Dazmundo

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Posted 16 January 2013 - 09:34 PM

Just received Hogwarts 5378 which I bought from a selling group online for £50 currently selling on bricklink for over £200. Not sure why it goes for so much but lucky me :-)
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#592 Bioslayer

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 10:39 PM

I volunteer at my chruch once a year, at a "free flee market" which people donate clothing, toys, and other stuff, which on the folowing saturday we give away, like a huge yard sale where everything is free. In exchange for my work I get first dibs. I occasonaly find LEGO.

Got a mindstorms rcx kit one year, then another the next year!
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#593 CisFran

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 11:49 PM

View PostBioslayer, on 17 January 2013 - 10:39 PM, said:

I volunteer at my chruch once a year, at a "free flee market" which people donate clothing, toys, and other stuff, which on the folowing saturday we give away, like a huge yard sale where everything is free. In exchange for my work I get first dibs. I occasonaly find LEGO.

Got a mindstorms rcx kit one year, then another the next year!

where is your church located? i can volunteer too!  :laugh:

#594 OzBen

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 09:04 AM

Technic
8275 - bulldozer
8274 - combine harvester
8285 - tow truck
dusty but all complete and all instruction books.
$120 AUD for the lot, found them on gumtree.
im stoked, i have been looking for a decent 8275 for a while and was looking at spending $250 - $300 just for that one so the 3 for $120 is a massive bargain... :sweet:

#595 S.I

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 12:46 PM

damn thats a good deal.

#596 Tibi

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Posted 19 January 2013 - 03:37 PM

Got Star Wars:

7200 - Final Duel I
7201 - Final Duel II
7103 - Jedi Duel

All for about 12 euros :D

#597 ResIpsaLoquitur

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 02:44 AM

I've been to two Targets in Maryland, United States where I've found the Star Wars Advent Calendars at half price, $24.95 US.  They turned up the day after Christmas at $34.95, which is cheaper than the original price, but still high.  Yesterday, I finally found them at half price...although I noticed that the tape was loose.  Sure enough, I looked inside and found that all the minifigures had been removed...

Today, I did find a store that had ONE intact set (I checked inside before I bought it).  I bought the set the day after Christmas but haven't opened it, so I'm hoping they'll refund me the difference between the day-after clearance price and the new low price.

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 02:02 PM

Nope, target doesn't match clearance prices. The only way you MIGHT be able to get the lower price is to return it and come back the next day and find it on the shelf again. But that's obviously hugely risky.

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 06:12 PM

I just got really lucky: I bought a box with 4kg of technic for 65 euros shipped, because it looked like it had a bunch of the 8275 parts on the top, but I wasn't sure since the photo was really small and blurry.
After briefly looking though it it appears to contain only incomplete sets, but it includes the full PF for the bulldozer (2 XL, 2 M, 2 receivers, and remote), as well as the tracks and sprockets, and the pneumatic brackets. It also has the full pneumatic parts + wheels of the 8455 and 8462.

#600 ResIpsaLoquitur

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 12:58 AM

View Postmostlytechnic, on 25 January 2013 - 02:02 PM, said:

Nope, target doesn't match clearance prices. The only way you MIGHT be able to get the lower price is to return it and come back the next day and find it on the shelf again. But that's obviously hugely risky.

Thanks.  Well, lucky me, I went back to the same Target and found additional SW Advent Calendars also at $24.95.  I still need to return my one $34.95 one, but hey, that's a $20 savings for both combined.  I also found the 2012 City Calendar at $20.  I originally bought it for $27.95, so again, I can effectively get an $8 refund.  I checked another Target on the way home and also found SEVERAL Star Wars and City calendars at that price.

At this point, I'm playing "How low can you go?" with these sets.  They're sitting in the trunk of my car with the receipt.  If Target pushes their remaining sets even lower, I'll swap out again.  I'm skeptical that they'll go below 50%, though--I'm not sure I've ever seen Lego go lower than that Target.

I'm holding out hope, though.  Last April, I got the 2011 City Calendar at a store at the West Annapolis Mall for $10 (already marked down to $20, and I had a 50% off coupon or something).

Edited by ResIpsaLoquitur, 26 January 2013 - 01:05 AM.






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