Soupperson1

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    Friends 2021 - Rumours & Discussion

    The Friends advent calendar has been revealed along with the others in that Japanese catalog! It comes with micro versions of all five girls.
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    Disney Properties 2021 - Rumors & Discussion

    Belle and Rapunzel at the Stables - I don’t like the concept of this set and I don’t like the execution. Why overlap even more between Friends and Disney Princess when there’s only two minidoll themes?! If they’re going to make their own ideas for the princesses they could be more creative. The build feels like a €30 Friends set, but because it’s Disney it’s €50. XP I mean it looks fine for a 5+ build, but certainly not worth the price. The inside isn’t much better with only a couch for one , a trophy, horse food and a bucket of accessories (which I’m glad to see returning and in gold!). The stables themselves are very simplistic and small, which would be fine if this set was cheaper. XP Then what’s left is one jump. There’s no new characters included either. Maximus hasn’t been in a set in a while, but this new version of him just looks like any Friends horse. I imagine if a child really likes Belle or Rapunzel they’d already have/want these versions of them too and this isn’t that cheap of an alternative to those sets. I really don’t understand why they didn’t give them new outfits given they had the opportunity. It just feels weird for a licensed theme to have such a bad character line up. I guess the budget went into some recolours of parts of the build? But why is that necessary when you’re making up a location? I wasn’t expecting to like this build, but I’m saddened by this. I think it’s all the reasons why people dislike minidolls combined. XP Ariel, Belle, Cinderella and Tiana’s Storybook Adventures - Eh, I really like the outside of the book. White and gold really stand out amongst the other five and the accents of pink work surprisingly well. I think the inside would be fine, if Belle’s book still wasn’t on the market. This is basically the same thing. Again there seemed to be little to no creativity here. XP The inside just has a cabinet with cheese, stove, globe by a stickered bookcase and cushions. All of the other books had more and they were all cheaper! XP Tiana and Cinderella both look great from the head down, but darn that hair! Tiana doesn’t have bangs and Cinderella’s are styled differently. Ariel and Belle are reuses. :/ I was hoping for new dresses for both of them! Lumiere and Gus are great inclusions, especially as the former wasn’t in the other Belle set. I’m surprised they didn’t reuse Max for Ariel, but that dolphin Carraige is a fun build. Naveen I’m mad at though. How lazy. This is a second time in a row they just picked a green frog and called it a day. XP
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    Disney Properties 2021 - Rumors & Discussion

    Yay it has finally been revealed, very unceremoniously might I add. I think the shaping of the exterior is perfect. However who on earth thought it was a good idea to use white? It’s clearly a cost saving measure and that makes it look cheap. I don’t think all transparent blues would have looked good, but could they have not used various shades of blue? For something that’s intended to be a display model I think it should have been important for the colours to be done right. XP I will give the colour team credit for using transparent blue with Opal though, that is such a gorgeous colour and is such a welcome surprise! I think the interior is pretty perfect too. Yes they added two extra floors, but the colours are so consistent and it seems like what would have been in Elsa’s top floors. The bottom floors are very screen accurate and look fantastic. I guess the piano feels a tad unnecessary, but one could easily leave that out. I’m really sad about the figures and I love minidolls. What a lame line up. :( You just get the 4+ team with better bases for the Snowgies and capes for the girls. Kristoff‘s legs and torso are new, but I’d be shocked if he’s not reused soon. He also now has tan hair, but that’s because it’s a reuse. It’s a shame they wouldn’t invest and give Elsa tan hair instead. Speaking of which coronation Elsa is pretty perfect and probably won’t be reused. But after her there’s only the penguin plush from the Christmas short people didn’t like. XP Look, if they were going to avoid Hans and base it off the first two scenes with the Ice Castle they should’ve also included Marshmellow and Sven. If they didn’t want to introduce any bigger moulded figures and base it off general Frozen (hence Snowgies and Penguin) why aren’t there any rock trolls, earth giants or Bruni, Honeymaren, Ryder or Yelena? :/ I really like this set but I think a bad figure selection and the use of white on the exterior makes it needlessly worse. Olaf is also in the 4+ set that released today.
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    Disney Properties 2021 - Rumors & Discussion

    If it was August it would not have leaked already? I think mid June seems more likely?
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    Disney Properties 2021 - Rumors & Discussion

    I don’t know the first castle was quite bad and the second one while better in shaping it had lavender walls. Even when you remove the lavender and silly interior like I did below, the scale is completely off. What makes this set unique is its very film accurate (bar all that white) including being mostly to scale. The castle at least has stairs and a fountain. A dress transformation feature and a falling chandelier could fill up the rest? As for the characters you bring up a point I never see brought up about minidolls. It is likely true that minifigures would’ve brought more characters. :( Not including Hans is very puzzling, as with him you’d be able to recreate all three ice castle scenes now you can only create two thirds. Sven’s absence is even worse, as he’s already in a set currently in production. I very much dislike it when D2Cs don’t include characters on purpose to make purchases of the set to go and buy even more. :/ The first figure is Coronation Elsa. :)
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    Friends 2021 - Rumours & Discussion

    Reviews of the summer sets have started to trickle out. I wonder does this mean the Circus sets are actually releasing in June like the other sets and not July like we previously thought? Retailers getting sets almost two months early would be pretty shocking. :P
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    Disney Properties 2021 - Rumors & Discussion

    I think the shaping of the build is absolutely perfect! I’m shocked they were able to achieve such! My only problem is the set uses too much white. There really should not have been any at all. I am kind of disappointed with the figures too. The only new character is coronation Elsa, though the second slot seems to be missing? The next three figures are just from the 4+ set with capes and there’s a new Kristoff (who now has tan hair?) too. I’m really sad there’s no Hans, as he seems like such an easy character to design and everyone wants him. XP Oh I do think the price is fair too! I’m sure there’s no interior, but it doesn’t look that much smaller than The Disney Castle which was €150 more and it definitely looks twice as a big as the Pooh set. I am definitely planning on getting this set and I am not really a D2C collector (I only have two)!
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    Disney Properties 2021 - Rumors & Discussion

    We only have Anna, Elsa, Kristoff and Matthias in minidoll form. That’s only double the amount of minifigure characters. XP Then Bruni is a sticker, Gale, Marshmellow and the Earth giant are brick built. The Nokk, Sven, baby Reindeer, Olaf and snowgies are all pretty dead on for the animation they’re based off. I doubt they’d redo them with regular horse, reindeer moulds etc. So I really think the only characters minifigure fans are missing out on are Kristoff and Matthias + whoever potentially could appear in this set. I don’t understand why there’s a myth that AFOLs don’t like minidolls, there’s a vocal minority of us who love them! :P But indeed I imagine this set is also designed with rich little girls in mind.
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    Disney Properties 2021 - Rumors & Discussion

    Yay I for one am super excited! We’ve never had a minidoll D2C before and this is an important step for those figures. I am hopeful we’ll finally get at least Hans and Elsa’s Coronation dress now. :D
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    Friends 2021 - Rumours & Discussion

    The retail exclusive has been revealed! https://www.brickshop.eu/lego/lego-friends/lego-41693-surfer-beachfront.html?f_theme=21 It looks amazing!
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    Harry Potter 2021 - Rumors & Discussion

    Is Rufus’ face not new because it looks spot on? Who was it used on in the past?
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    Harry Potter 2021 - Rumors & Discussion

    If it’s Diggle, he’s just Ollivander in a hat with different legs.
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    Harry Potter 2021 - Rumors & Discussion

    Harry, Rufus, Ollivander and I don’t know the woman. But yes tis amazing!
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    Friends 2021 - Rumours & Discussion

    The circus sets can be seen here; http://www.terminalvideo.com/ricerca?src=1&q=LEGO+friends+magic+&dir=5&nav=1 They aren’t on the Dutch site everyone else is linking too. :)
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    Looney Tunes 2021 - Rumors & Discussion

    An official announcement?! Are you sure it wasn’t just fan speculation? If it was official that would significantly lessen L?eGO ever increasing the number from 12 or increasing rarity for a series to sell better again.
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    Friends 2021 - Rumours & Discussion

    Yup. The prelims have him using the Sleepyhead hair, but that’s the same hair for Ethan so I doubt they’ll use that. :S
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    Disney Properties 2021 - Rumors & Discussion

    Promobricks says July for the Mickey sets, the sixth storybook and Belle’s and Rapunzel’s stables. June for the 4+ Frozen set and the new Belle Castle. We. Don’t know when the Ice Castle is coming out, but Mickey and Minnie was released on August 1st last year.
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    Disney Properties 2021 - Rumors & Discussion

    I just realised the new piece for Lumiere’s body is also in Lockhart’s classroom in the new Chamber of Secrets set! It looks as good as it did in those images from a while back. :)
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    Super Mario 2021 - Rumors & Discussion

    I know what the Kooplings are. I called them the Koopa Kids as an umbrella term to also include Pom Pom, Boom Boom and Bowser Jr.
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    Super Mario 2021 - Rumors & Discussion

    As a stand alone figure I don’t think Luigi works but within this system he looks good. Giving him an unique hat mould is generous! The chin shaping is weirdly shaded within this image, I’m hoping the original figure will be better. The skeleton goomba is a lame inclusion as it just underlines how invaluable those character packs are. XP At least this one has a new walking piece! That’s a very generous inclusion considering this theme is only a year old. Boom Boom confirms we’re getting a Koopa Kid in each of these, but he also reveals we still have 7 to go. He’s probably the least popular Koopa Kid as he and his sister Pom Pom are only late additions, which I believe are less than a decade old. I think he looks quite good, they could’ve easily messed up the fists. Light pink Yoshi is a neat inclusion and makes this set feel a lot more valuable than the last starter set. Lastly large spire with tiered platforms is also a fun addition. The rest of this set is just another Mario stater course and I’m not a big fan of those. They loose their lustre after a few days. XP I don’t think it helps that most people probably have the Mario one too. The medium nougat might be a new biome (mud?) but that’s not going to make up for much. :P I am curious to see what Luigi means for the other sets. Will the suits be themed for him? This stated course suggests the wave won’t be Luigi themed as there’s no Boos in it. There’s no general theming to it at all so we’re seemingly just going to get a normal wave. Let’s hope it’s revealed soon! I’m sure Amazon wouldn’t have gotten non confidential images too far away from an official announcement?
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    Looney Tunes 2021 - Rumors & Discussion

    Lola is definitely iconic and a lot of people’s favourite modern Loony Tunes character! Petunia I agree with but they had to use a distaff counterpart, Penelope Pussycat or the goose with glasses if they wanted an animal. :P The Vidiyo series also had really bad accessories with most being reused pieces. I hope this isn’t going to turn into a trend.
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    Friends 2021 - Rumours & Discussion

    Hmm the new cubes have already been retired in Australia. That’s really weird considering there are no April release of the cubes this year. Maybe they’re keeping the shorter shelf life just to be consistent? If the new cubes come out in June are retired in September maybe that means we can get the winter cubes? Yup here’s the figures: 41441 - Emma and Stephanie (in equestrian clothes) 41467 - Olivia 41468 - Emma 41469 - Mia in a sports bra with soccer bib over it 41470 - Stephanie in ballet clothes 41471 - Andrea (in one piece with new goggles face) 41677 - Andrea, Olivia, squirrel 41679 - Mia, Ann, Ava, racoon 41681 - Emma, Stephanie, Ethan, raccoon 41682 - Olivia, Julien, Teacher 41683 - Mia, Amelia, little boy, light grey horse with black mane, nougat horse with tan mane, micro Nokk mould as pony 41684 - Emma (in ball gown), Amelia, Stephanie (as a bell hopper), Ethan, bunny, dove, squirrel 41685 - Andrea (all the girls have brightly coloured outfits with face paint), Stella (an acrobat with Padme’s hair in aqua), Fortune Teller (with Belle’s hair in teal), Camilla (a magician with the Zombie Cheerleader hair in magenta and Azari’s skirt) 41686 - Olivia (in a clown outfit), Stella, black horse with white mane in a braid 41687 - Mia, Stephanie, River 41688 - Mia, Fortune Teller 41689 - Emma , Henry, Camilla I imagine the sets will be revealed by some shop around the 20th of April, that tends to happen each year!
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    LEGO IDEAS 21326 - Winnie the Pooh

    I built the set for my birthday and I love it even if it’s kinda small! Also for anyone who wants to make a Purist Christopher Robin, Pentunia Pig’s torso from the new CMF is perfect besides the collar being the wrong colour! :)
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    DC Superheroes 2021 - Rumors & Discussion

    That is really annoying and I thought €35 seemed unfair to $35. xP
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    Looney Tunes 2021 - Rumors & Discussion

    I’m surprised the reception to these have been overwhelming positive! I thought the simplistic designs and for the most part boring accessories wouldn’t have been popular. I hope this means there’ll be strong sales and thus a series 2 where we could get the humans! :3 This is the first series since DC where I’ll be buying the whole set. :)