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Dunclane

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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

15,418 posts

108 months

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LEGO rocks. Loved it all my life!!

mad4amanda

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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

9,530 posts

139 months

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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

951 posts

79 months

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Lets see if they complete the rest of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner ! rolleyesnuts
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Simpo Two

58,253 posts

145 months

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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

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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

7,750 posts

40 months

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Thats pretty awesome.

jimnicebutdim

374 posts

35 months

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How does one become a professional Lego builder?
That sounds like the greatest job in the world!!!!

Simpo Two

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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

26,553 posts

80 months

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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

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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

12,065 posts

44 months

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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

Mutley

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139 months

Dunclane

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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

59,993 posts

164 months

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Later they get to fire a lego chicken at it.

HoHoHo

9,604 posts

130 months

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Outstanding and as has been commented, is there anything you can't build out of Lego?

krusty

2,355 posts

129 months

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Fantastic

mrloudly

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115 months

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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

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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.
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