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I like the Mia cube! Nice easy source for the popcorn box piece, and I've been hoping for years to see a 3D glasses face print.

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16 hours ago, kermit said:

is that a sheep that i see

 

Alpaca :-)

13 hours ago, Gobias1234 said:

A LLAMA! Here's to hoping that the winter cubes feature a deer because my deer loving child will lose her mind!

Friends had a deer Fawn in the past (2013), maybe you can find that animal pack, Fawn's Forest #41023, for her.

For Play Cube series #2 it's an Alpaca.

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Seeing the second wave of these has made it real that we’re getting 20 of them. It’s really weird. :P I love how the boxes use the new transparent pink with opal finish. The colour is gorgeous and looks just like a lipgloss! I think it’ll be really eye catching to those out shopping. I don’t think the builds here are that interesting. Stephanie’s is by far the worst as all those pieces are really common, I don’t know why they won’t give us new hair accessory recolours in Friends. Olivia’s is a bit better as those swirl prints are harder to come by for kids. Andrea’s/Mia’s are fine and I really like the use of stickers in Andrea’s. I wish they’d give us more stickers of pet food, as those usually only come in bigger sets despite most Friends sets having an animal companion. Lastly I think Emma’s set is probably our best play cube yet as it actually encourages building in unique ways. 

Im kind of disappointed with the minidolls, I was hoping at least one or two of them would have a new work uniform print, but nope. Last time we got a new hairpiece recolour, three new faces and three new torsos. This time we only have one new face, but it’s definitely our best one yet! I love Mia’s 3D glasses. I think they’d work as Harley Quinn inspired sunglasses too! I thought the last waves new faces was kind of a waste of new prints, but this shows the potential of where we can go! I’ll definitely be picking up the Mia one just for that print alone. I don’t have that torso either so that’s also a bonus. 

I really think they should be telling consumers on the packaging that each girl only comes with one type of animal. This wave’s selection of animals is really fun though with an Owl, Teddy Bear, Turtle Poodle and new Alpaca. I think the dark orange poodle would work fine in a normal City layout, as the chrome is only on its scarf. The teddies would also work fine in any city layout too and we have most of the main teddy bear colours now! :D The others are definitely geared towards kids, but I don’t mind that as they’ve thrown us enough of a bone with those six. Maybe the turtles could work? But I’m afraid the chrome printing will get in the way. I’m really excited to see where that Alpaca shows up next! 

I wonder what colours the next two waves packaging will be? I’m guessing a trans neon yellow with glitter and then transparent blue with opal finish. I’m also really excited to see the 40 other animals and what colours they’ll appear in!  

20 hours ago, kermit said:

is that a sheep that i see

 

We’ve gotten a baby sheep before! Just google LEGO friends lamb, they’ve appeared in a few sets. One has eyelashes while the other doesn’t, so be careful if you’re paying one online!

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I messed up the quote function- I'm sorry.... In response to Legomymamma Re Lego fawns : )
yes- I was able to get one for her off of Bricklink when her deer obsession started!  She has a whole deer gang with the fawn, Sven and the baby reindeer from the Frozen 2 set.  She is getting the Harry Potter set with the Deer Patronus. I'm thinking the recolor would be a hit with her!

 

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Built the  2020 Hair Salon set today.

Was my first ever Friends set but I do like those small shops, and the (extra) hairpieces are nice for that set for sure.

I'm a big fan of Creator 3-in-1 so I can look past the open back style.
 

Waffle House set hopefully is just as interesting as it's the same price range as the Hair Salon.

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A picture showing two of the sets has leaked in the usual place :classic: The source seems to be a flyer or catalogue of sorts 

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These two sets look wonderful! I adore the water park and it’s slides. Making it a sand castle was a very clever idea. There are four minidolls, three friends plus a boy likely reusing the naked torso. There are lots of interesting details like the flamingo all over.

i really like the jungle base as well, it looks different enough from the old jungle base And has even more. It looks very tall and the trees look majestic. Love the use of the roller coaster tracks for the bridge and the animals top it all off. The sloths and the baby elephant are adorable and the adult elephant is a welcome addition. Overall I’m very excited for this summer wave

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Those water slide pieces are new, I believe. What else could TLG use them for? They are pretty big pieces to keep in just smaller sets. IIRC when the rollercoaster pieces were introduced, they were featured in Joker's Manor and the Expert Rollercoaster.

New animals are always nice, but I wish TLG would also make them in the normal style without the unrealistic colours and huge eyes.

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Those tubes look like smaller version of DUPLO tubes. Fun sets, can;t wait to see more.

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8 hours ago, Terrasher said:

New animals are always nice, but I wish TLG would also make them in the normal style without the unrealistic colours and huge eyes.

If friends sets had normal system animals I would probably buy almost every set, this way at least I save a lot of money :tongue:

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