bitbang

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  1. bitbang

    Glass collection

    So I just realized that I have a glass fetish today. I have a ton of colored bottles all over my apartment. A friend pointed it out. Anyways, does anyone else collect glass bottles? Things like this :
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    Ever miss a piece?

    So I have bought quite a few sets over the last few years and I have never gotten a set that had a missing piece, or several for that matter. A buddy of mine got a set for his son the other day and was complaining that 5 pieces were missing, I happened to have them so I gave them to him to finish his set but it had me thinking... Have any of you ever had sets that were new, sealed/brand new and they were missing pieces? I think his son may have accidentally lost them or the cat got a hold of them. I have never gotten a brand new set with anything missing.
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    Lego Memes

    ^ Yea it can be moved but it is general lego discussion so it goes either way. Those are cute. Reminds me of these lego posters I saw at Toys R Us last year.
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    Nail polish?

    Thanks I will give this a shot. Do you know if they make acrylic paint pens? I was messing around with my girlfriend's nail polish pens (they are used for nail art I guess) and it was amazingly easy to detail small pieces. I used some old bricks I no longer needed and they came out quite well. Gave them a real brick look.
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    Sale prices on sold out sets

    I have seen this happen in the past and I too believe it has to do with the return policies and such. Also, when prices drop, they either made too many or they weren't selling as good as originally intended.
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    Testing electric parts

    I have not dabbled in the whole electric lego thing myself... I would like to though. The most I have used are those miniature batteries operated Christmas lights haha I agree about using a battery with wire. You can also use the salt water method though I am not sure how effective that would be.
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    Any new years plans?

    That sounds great! I didn't think I would ever get into forums myself but I began posting on more and more, then eventually having my own. They are a great way to connect with people who dig the same things you do and a great way to meet new people.
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    Thread kill count

    I am not sure on here but on other forums I would say I average about 10 per forum. haha I don't do it on purpose but I think I leave either bland replies, or too long of replies that no one knows what to say after haha
  9. I like it. It reminds me of the small neighborhood baseball stadiums for high school games. I think you did a great job and the only thing I would change is making the out field a bit larger.
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    Nail polish?

    Thanks for going through this. My girlfriend uses nail polish on her art work (mostly paper) but I never seen her use it on plastic. I guess the cheapy brands are more likely to chip. She uses the $4+ bottles though... I may have to snag some... haha Awesome! It blended so well too Yeah that makes sense. I know my buddy used nail polish on his car as a temp fix where paint was chipping and it seemed to hold well. That is metal though, not plastic. I have used acrylic paint myself and I find it too thick to work with for small detailing. Yes, some nail polish is super shiny but I don't think they all are like that.
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    Lego Memes

    I have a friend in the UK and you know, he has said the same thing! I have stepped on a plug before but in the US they bend easily so it doesn't hurt nearly as bad.
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    Any new years plans?

    I am the same way. I don't claim a resolution, I just consider them plans. haha And I have to cut back on lego spending as well. That is great! I will check back on this every so often. I couldn't commit to something like that. I do want to take a picture a day of my next set of kittens. I did pla on doing this last time... and failed. haha
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    Best way to do a kitchen?

    I love that design. Reminds me of my condo (real life) kitchen. Oh no-no that is not mine! Just an idea I pulled off looking through pictures. I am so anal about pieces it would have taken me a long time to get that done haha
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    MOD Modular Winter City

    That is awesome! I remember playing with legos with my younger cousins when they were kids (they are teens no so could care a less lol) and the things they came up with were so good and funny. I love seeing the creativity come out in a child on a building mission. I look forward to having my own kids one day just to share that with them. Considering the detail, the timing is quite good. Something like that would have taken me a good 2 weeks of 3 hours a day haha I would have changed the same thing 100+ times. This is why it takes me 4 hours to clean the house when it is just basic cleaning. haha
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    Any new years plans?

    I am looking forward to getting my lego pieces organized once and for all. I will also be meeting a friend I have had for two years for the first time in person this year. Also, just basic things.. Eat better, get a raise at work... yadda yadda. How about you?