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    Watcha get for Christmas?

    Haha, no. I actually bought all but two of them myself. I got 30-50% off most of them as well, so it was pretty cool.
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    Watcha get for Christmas?

    4403 Air Blazers 4404 Land Busters 4993 Cool Convertible 6743 Street Speeder 7631 Dump Truck 7658 Y-wing Starfighter 7659 Imperial Landing Craft 7660 Naboo N-1 Starfighter™ and Vulture Droid™ 7663 Sith Infiltrator 7667 Imperial Dropship 7668 Rebel Scout Speeder 7669 Anakin's Jedi Starfighter 7670 Hailfire Droid and Spider Droid 7671 AT-AP Walker 7672 Rogue Shadow 7673 Magnaguard Starfighter 7674 V-19 Torrent 7675 AT-TE Walker 7676 Republic Gunship 7678 Droid Gunship 7679 Republic Fighter Tank 7997 Train Station 8272 Snowmobile 8294 Excavator 8295 Telescopic Handler 8297 Off-Roader 8416 Forklift 8420 Street Bike 10184 Town Plan 10186 General Grievous™ 10187 Volkswagen Beetle 10188 Death Star™ It was a good Christmas.
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    Lego Legends

    Who else would like to see Lego reissue more of their older sets? There are many older sets that I would love to see available again. It's been quite awhile since they released an old legend set and I'm not sure why. I would think they would sell very well still.
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    10178 Motorized Walking AT-AT

    I agree. I still would have preferred a redesign/upgrade of the none motorized version.
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    Falcon Raffle, GAME ON!

    I just paid as well. This should be a lot of fun guys.
  6. I did read the topic, I must have just spaced Anyway, count me in for one ticket.
  7. What's the payment method for the tickets? Will you take PayPal?
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    10183 Hobby Train set

    The idea behind the set is great, but from what I've seen from those pics, the models seem a little too basic. Am I the only one who thinks so? I'll wait until we get some larger pics to make a final judgement, but they don't look nearly as detailed as the Super Chief or BNSF.
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    The newer themes look too juniorized

    If I'm not mistaken, "Town Jr." is a term the Lego community made up. It started with the 1997 system town sets. You can look on Lugnet and those sets will be listed under "Town Jr.". Then the term juniorization came along to describe the town sets and the other product lines that started showing the same dumbing down as the town line did. That's how I've heard it anyway.
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    Lego Star Wars Spring/Summer 07

    Looks very nice. I wish they would go back to chrome light saber hilts, though. I have a ton of them, but those grey hilts are just ugly.
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    The newer themes look too juniorized

    I agree with most of what you said, but, sets like this in '97 is when juniorization started IMO. They started painting the car lights onto bricks instead of using clear stud pieces, no doors on the cars, building made of only a few pieces and lacking detail etc. Town is definitely getting much better now, but it's still not quite where it was IMO. There are some really cool things they're doing with town that are more advanced than what they did in the 80's and 90's, but there's still a little something missing that I can't quite put a finger on.
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    The newer themes look too juniorized

    I definitely agree that the older sets were far superior to just about any of the newer sets outside of a few really amazing sets that been made for older/more serious collectors. But, it seems the sets we've seen coming out this year are taking a big step in the right direction, the new town sets are the best I've seen since the juniorization started in '97 or so. Hopefully Lego is going back to it's roots a bit. I will say, since juniorization, Lego has produced some of the finest, most detailed sets they ever have. Sets like the Santa Fe train engine, the UCS Star Wars sets and several others are more detailed than anything they had ever designed before mid 90's and juniorization. Hopefully they continue producing some of these amazingly detailed sets, along with the better and more basic sets for town, castle etc. I think from the looks of sets like the new Designer House this year, they may be doing that.
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    The Golden One - C-3PO

    People are going to start ripping open boxes in the store to look for these gold figures. I wouldn't be surprised to find a lot of opened boxes in stores. That's my only problem with this.
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    10179 UCS Millenium Falcon

    You think it will go for five thousand or more in ten years? Man, I hope you're right.
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    General Grievous Starfighter Review.

    Sorry, but you really can't see anything from those pics.