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Dunclane

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1,146 posts

74 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
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This just adds further proof to my argument that Lego is not just for kids!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-derbyshire-18...

garyhun

19,293 posts

133 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
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LEGO rocks. Loved it all my life!!

mad4amanda

1,970 posts

69 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
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Thats Just brilliant I love Lego and we are literally in the process of bringing another fan into the world ( contractions every 10 minutes ) any duplo stuff any good this time around , my other kids are 22 and 18 so it was a bit basic then ? I think they do a duplo train set but thats about it .

andy_s

10,553 posts

164 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
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Just forwarded that to my Lego-obsessed nipper, looking forward to another three days of Lego raking sounds coming from his room.

Whitefly Swatter

995 posts

104 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
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Lets see if they complete the rest of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner ! rolleyesnuts
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Simpo Two

65,076 posts

170 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
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Real men would have used Meccano...

Emulating something that is round and metal out of things that are plastic and square doesn't make sense to me!

garyhun

19,293 posts

133 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
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Simpo Two said:
Real men would have used Meccano...

Emulating something that is round and metal out of things that are plastic and square doesn't make sense to me!
If you were a real man you'd use both plus Fischertechnik wink

Butter Face

11,795 posts

65 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
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Thats pretty awesome.

jimnicebutdim

374 posts

60 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
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How does one become a professional Lego builder?
That sounds like the greatest job in the world!!!!

Simpo Two

65,076 posts

170 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
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garyhun said:
If you were a real man you'd use both plus Fischertechnik wink
Heh, in fact I progressed to FT after Lego when I was about 10... still got a few drawerfuls upstairs.

Hooli

32,278 posts

105 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
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jimnicebutdim said:
How does one become a professional Lego builder?
That sounds like the greatest job in the world!!!!
+1

garyhun

19,293 posts

133 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
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jimnicebutdim said:
How does one become a professional Lego builder?
That sounds like the greatest job in the world!!!!
I'd assume be bloody brilliant at building stuff, send LEGO some pics and ask for a job!

George H

13,409 posts

69 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
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jimnicebutdim said:
How does one become a professional Lego builder?
That sounds like the greatest job in the world!!!!
It was built by apprentices and graduates at Rolls Royce I'm fairly sure. Still, I'm immensely jealous they get paid to play with lego grumpy

Dunclane

Original Poster:

1,146 posts

74 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
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Hooli said:
jimnicebutdim said:
How does one become a professional Lego builder?
That sounds like the greatest job in the world!!!!
+1
+ 1000000 I would love to 'play' all day!

FourWheelDrift

67,147 posts

189 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
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Later they get to fire a lego chicken at it.

HoHoHo

11,722 posts

155 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
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Outstanding and as has been commented, is there anything you can't build out of Lego?

krusty

2,412 posts

154 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
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Fantastic

mrloudly

2,777 posts

140 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
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Cool but IMHO Lego lost it when it started producing bespoke kits. It's supposed to fire the imagination into building something unique, not a kit that everyone else has...

HoHoHo

11,722 posts

155 months

Wednesday 18th July 2012
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mrloudly said:
Cool but IMHO Lego lost it when it started producing bespoke kits. It's supposed to fire the imagination into building something unique, not a kit that everyone else has...
Ah, but they don't stay as bespoke kits for long. Ours simply get broken up and end up in the huge Lego box to be built into anything that captures the imagination.