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Bricktober Minifig Exchange @ TRU

According to the most recent LEGO Club magazine Toys R Us stores in Canada will be hosting a minifig exchange October 13th & 14th.

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Fall foliage for you trees

It is now possible to get leaves for your trees in colours appropriate for fall. Steve Barile, owner of Alt Bricks on BrickLink is now selling a “Fall Leaf Collection”.

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Check out the Sidney Museum

Come see a huge collection of LEGO sets and a couple of cases of VicLUG members contributions at the Sidney Museum and enter a building contest!

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Happy Fun Build Time Video

I came across this little video today called Build Anything. Simple and sweet with happy, calming music as I prepare to leave for BrickCon in Seattle on Thursday morning. Many will have already seen it – it is more than … Continue reading

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No Model Train Show This Year

It is with deep regret that we must announce that VicLUG wil not participate in the 2011 Victoria Model Railway Show at Cedar Hill Rec Center. Too many members have professional and family commitments that conflict with the show and … Continue reading

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VicLUG helps celebrate BC Day

We have been invited to be part of the “preview day” for the BC Day Celebrations 2011 at the Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort this coming Sunday (July 31st) from 1:00 – 6:00 pm. Come look for us on the … Continue reading

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Arrrr, Mateys

In case anyone is interested in a collaborative pirate-themed build here is a little something I have been working on for BrickCon 2011: Port Brick Standard. The idea is to have many builders converge in one display and build Port … Continue reading

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New Slope

I often cruise the Bricklink catalog page and see what new parts are available. Today I came across a piece found in one of the new Cars sets: a double slope. I cannot quite tell what it is used for … Continue reading

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Canadian in Next Series of Minifigs

The fifth series of the Collectible Minifig line will contain a specifically “Canadian” character. Hi-resolution pictures are starting to appear of the next series (see: Brothers Brick) and in addition to the much-anticipated gladiator and British Guardsman figures there will … Continue reading

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Minifig Madness

Yes, we cannot resist the lure of the newest Collectible Minifig Series 4. Members have scooped a couple of boxes worth from the Uptown Wal-Mart location. Bring your extras (of any series) to the meeting on Saturday and maybe make … Continue reading

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