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  1. NagaSadow

    Post your general LEGO Star Wars questions here

    So i am limiting my upcoming purchase to a single rogue one set and would like some input from people who have purchased both the U-wing and the Y-wing. In your opinion, which set is the best? BTW, i do not own any of the past Y-wings. please help!
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    fake chinese sets and my 2 cents as a resident of China.

    Some stores sell fake sets yes. Sometimes side by side with LEGO sets! 99% percent of the time though I buy fake sets online on out of convenience. And I always buy LEGO sets from taobao. LEGO sets in the stores are just too expensive. As for the AFOL community, I wouldn't know. From the amount of LEGOs sold on taobao I would say its big but I'm the only one in my circle of friends who collects them. :P
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    What do you do for a living?

    I'm an English teacher in China :)
  4. Hi everyone, I'm a canadian AFOL who has been living in China for over a decade and, surprise surprise, I have bought fake, look-a-like LEGO sets. The biggest attraction for me and for many I suspect is the price. Since LEGO does not ship to China, that means most of the time I buy sets from taobao with never a discount :( So I have succumbed once in a while and bought fakes from decool, bela, and another name I don't remember. from my experience, decool has always been of disappointing quality. bela on the other hand, has minifigures that are (sometimes) almost the same quality as LEGO. Their sets on the other hand is like the roll of a dice. I've bought sets that were just fine, maybe 9/10 compared to LEGO quality, while another set I'd have rated at 5/10... So now if I do buy fakes, I stick to bela and only to minifigures such as stormtrooper army builds and such. for anything bigger than battle packs, I stick to LEGO :) I do wish that LEGO could ship to me though. With 30,000 yuans in LEGO in 4 years and no intention of stopping, my wallet could use the help. :P
  5. So my next purchase is coming up and I have it down to two sets; either the detective's office or the temple of airjitzu. I have 4 modular sets and a few ninjago sets. I really can't decide! I would like to ask anyone who has both the detective's office and the temple of airjitzu their opinion. Can anyone help me please? opinions would be greatly appreciated :)
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    What's your recent LEGO Star Wars Purchase?

    Just bought Jabba's palace, old republic troopers battle pack and the z-95 headhunter. boy they are all amazing sets. the headhunter is so imposing! and I can't wait until i have time to sit down and start modding jabba's palace... probably should order another one fithout figs from bricklink.. :)
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    Future of SW Contest: Small Category Voting Thread

    18. Statue of vader - 3 points 4. R2-MKE - 2 points
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    Future of SW Contest: Large Category Voting Thread

    12.escape from nar shaddaa - 3 points 4. Rise of the mandalorians - 2 points
  9. i love my 7965 falcon. while i also like the 7964 frigate, the falcon has more inside room for playability.
  10. NagaSadow

    What's your recent LEGO Star Wars Purchase?

    just got saesee tin's and Plo koon's starfighters. was disapointed with Plo koon's but Saesee tin's is awesome. Ordered pre vizsla's shipe online.. should arrive anyday...
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    What's your recent LEGO Star Wars Purchase?

    chinese new year is coming soon, which means three weeks off for me as a teacher. I ordered pre vizsla's ship along with the mandalorian BP, the tie defender, plo koon's starfight, th solar sailer and a clone BP. Should all be arriving any day now. Can't wait!!
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    What's your recent LEGO Star Wars Purchase?

    I just bought the republic frigate for 850CNY online. It was the cheapest I could find, I'm not sure of the exchange rate at the moment.. I think 130-140 USD or something.. How much does it sell for in the US? anyway I haven't opened it yet-too busy. but later today I will :) Can't wait!
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    Post your general LEGO Star Wars questions here

    thanks for the quick reply! I just might order it. building up armies, and I get Barriss Offee.. not bad of a deal :)
  14. thanks for the reply guy! ordered it! I actually found the review in the battle pack section. I guess I overlooked.. but now I can't find "republic swamp speeder" with Barriss Offee. Is it on the list and am I just not seeing it???
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    Post your general LEGO Star Wars questions here

    I couldnt find a review for the republic swamp speeder with Bariss Offee.. Does anyone have it and can recommend it? Thanks!