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About arnoldtblumberg

  • Birthday 09/07/71

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    Doctor Who. All others things come second. But then of course, LEGO.


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  1. [PRESS RELEASE] 75192 - UCS Millennium Falcon 2017

    Mine arrived today - outer shipping box, inner box with the label for shops warning them not to shelve it before 10/1, and then the display box itself. This thing is HUGE! And so HEAVY! :D
  2. [PRESS RELEASE] 75192 - UCS Millennium Falcon 2017

    To be fair, and especially after posting in frustration about the difficulties, I should update that I appear to have successfully gotten an order for 1 to go through. We'll see how it goes, but that was way too difficult a process to hand someone so much money.
  3. [PRESS RELEASE] 75192 - UCS Millennium Falcon 2017

    Won't even let me sign in now. This is just ridiculous. Sigh. What a poorly handled rollout. Back in, in my bag, won't let me check out. If they wanted this to be so frustrating it made you rethink paying them money, they're succeeding.
  4. [PRESS RELEASE] 75192 - UCS Millennium Falcon 2017

    Wow, and their customer service number is busy. A major company rolling out a product shouldn't be failing at it this badly. Not when we're ridiculously ready to give them so much money. And now they've shut down the entire VIP login: "Our LEGO ID® service is currently unavailable. Please check again later."
  5. [PRESS RELEASE] 75192 - UCS Millennium Falcon 2017

    Extremely angry. Item went live, went un-live, went into shopping bag, wouldn't let me check out. Now it won't even let me stay signed in as VIP. You hype this thing, make sure your site can handle it!
  6. 75827 Ghostbusters Firehouse Headquarters Discussion Whoa! $500!!! I thought it was going to be $350, which was a huge enough price. Now I'm rethinking this... :( EDITED TO ADD: I'm still seeing $349.99 on press releases, could the store site have it wrong (I hope)? EDITED AGAIN: It appears I was looking at the Australian site, sorry for the panic on my end. But I wonder why typing into my broswer took me to the AU site and not the US this time? Very odd!
  7. LEGO Ideas Doctor Who

    Note the cleverness here too. Granted you can currently only get the 12th in his proper outfit (or one of them) via Dimensions, but by doing the Capaldi figure here post-regeneration, that means they've packed in the ability for people to have BOTH main 11th Doctor figures - one in his tweed, and with a quick head swap in his purple Victorian gear! :)
  8. LEGO Ideas Doctor Who

    Entire premiere events related to Doctor Who now happen here (especially in New York). It's a global phenomenon. A lot of the most recent big reveals of various Who-related media have taken place at US comic and pop culture conventions like NY and San Diego.
  9. 10246 Detective's Office

    Been to the Blue Moon many times. :)
  10. 2014 City Sets - Rumours and Discussion

    Wow, someone else thought the first thing I thought. :)
  11. Web Series/Podcasts Discussion

    In The G2V Podcast that covers all pop culture that I co-host alongside Scott Alan Woodard, we just posted an episode for Halloween all about zombies, and a little past the hour or 1:05 mark, I talk all about the LEGO Zombie minifigure and his history. :)
  12. Modular Building 10232 Palace Cinema

    I was already sold (I've bought every modular (yes, I also include Market Street, so that one too :) ), but this is just beautiful. A cinema, another corner building, tons of spectacular design touches. Glad I saved all those holiday LEGO gift cards. :D
  13. New modular building? 10224 Town Hall

    Earlier in the thread it was said to be March but then someone said they've heard February 1.
  14. New modular building? 10224 Town Hall

    Yeah I never got the impression they were anything but present-day with that sort of timeless, yesteryear touch, something that seems perfectly right for LEGO. No reason to think they're strictly taking place anytime special.
  15. New modular building? 10224 Town Hall

    Oh that is beautiful, what a wonderful addition to the modular line.