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2019 Star Wars LEGO Christmas Advent Calendar * Recap


A quick review of the 2019 Star Wars Advent Calendar (75245).

Mini-Figures

  1. First Order Stormtrooper (Dec 3) (TFA)
  2. Chewbacca with porg and fire (Dec 7) (TFA)
  3. Luke Skywalker (Dec 9) (TLJ)
  4. Death Star Gunner (Dec 12) (ANH)
  5. Tantive IV Rebel Solider (Dec 18) (ANH)
  6. Cloud Car Pilot (Dec 22) (ESB)

Droids

  1. Mouse Droid (Dec 13) (ANH)
  2. Battle Droid (Dec 15) (TPM)
  3. Gronk Droid as a present (Dec 23) (ANH)
  4. Santa Porg (Dec 24) (TLJ)

LEGO Chewbacca roasting a porg over a fire.

Mini-Ships

    1. First Order Star Destroyer(Dec 1) (TFA)
    2. Kylo Ren’s ship  (Dec 2) (TFA)
    3. Poe Dameron’s X-wing (Dec 5) (TFA)
    4. Resistance Troop Transporter (Dec 6) (TFA)
    5. Quad Jumper (Dec 10) (TFA)
    6. N-99 Persuader-class enforcer droid tank (Dec 14) (TPM)
    7. Trade Federation MTT (Dec 16) (TPM)
    8.  Escape Pod (Dec 18) (ANH)
    9. Cloud Car (Dec 21) (ESB)

Poe's X-wing mini lego build.

Locations

      1. Ahch-To (Dec 8)(TLJ).
      2. Icon Cannon ad turret at Echo Base (Dec 20) (ESB).

Ahch-To mini micro build.

Accessories

      1. Cannon (Dec 4) (TFA)
      2. Death Star Turrets(Dec 11) (ANH)
      3. Mynock (Dec19) (ESB)

lego mynock from star wars.

(TPM) the Phantom Menace
(ATC) Attack of the Clones
(ROS) Return of the Sith
(ANH) Star Wars:A New Hope
(ESB) The Empire Strikes back
(RTJ) Return of the Jedi
(TFA) The Force Awakens
(TLJ) The Last Jedi

 

Review

My favorites were Chewbacca cooking a Porg, Luke Skywalker, Poe’s X-wing, the Mynock, and Ahch-To. I think this is the third Chewbacca we’ve seen in the advent Calendars. One was a snowman version. But Chewie cooking a Porg is just funny. I love the micro location build like Ahch-To.
Like last year the wasn’t much holiday themed builds. I miss that the themed build help make the calendar special. See below for the snowman Chewbacca from 2016. I hope next year there are more. I also wish they would not show everything on the box. I want to be surprised by the build. It would be great if they would show a few and say 24 gifts. Maybe blot out the models, like Kenner did before Jedi was released. Also if they could make the online PDF instructions less spoiler. If you download it you can see all the builds.

What Christmas theme minifig would you like to see in 2020? I like to see Queen Amidala from set #9499 Gungan Sub as a Christmas tree.  Or back to the Original Trilogy and an Empire Strikes Back theme with Santa Solo in red Hoth gear. Plus a Miss Santa Leia. Or Maybe a Snow Droid C3-PO or Gift wrapped Han Solo in Carbonite with a bow. It would be real easy to make snowman BB-8,

What was your favorite? What was you least favorite?


Creations for Charity Livestream Event Friday.


The Creations for Charity store closes for the 2015 season on November 30th. So It’s your last chance to help. C4C is an annual fundraiser for underprivileged children. LEGO builders create custom items from bricks, minifigs and MOCs. They donate the items to C4C, which sells them to buy LEGO sets for children. You can even have a custom project built for yourself.

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But before the store closes there is a special event friday evening.

For a period of 24 hours last year, LEGO fans from all over the world joined a live stream to help support Creations for Charity. From building LEGO sets, working on MOCs, discussing the LEGO hobby, to sorting LEGO; it’s safe to say that everyone involved had a great time and all for a great cause.

This year’s event will be building upon last year’s success and taking the art of building with and talking about LEGO for 24 hours non stop to new heights! With 24 hours of non stop LEGO action, this is surely going to be something you won’t want to miss. From 5pm EST on Friday November 27th to 5pm EST on Saturday November 28th, we’ll be fighting off sleep to bring you all kinds of LEGO goodness!

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Will you watch?


Creations for Charity 2015


Creations for Charity opened for the 2015 season. C4C is an annual fundraiser for underprivileged children. LEGO builders create custom items from bricks, minifigs and MOCs. They donate the items to C4C, which sells them to buy LEGO sets for children. You can even have a custom project built for yourself.

creations for charity LEGO event

The Creations for Charity brick link store opened on October 15 and closes on November 30th.

This is a great fundraiser. Help if you can purchase an item for a LEGO fan, pledge and watch the stream and feel good about helping.

Last year I got some brain slugs, a custom brick, and an awesome Ms. Marvel figure from Creations for Charity. Ms Marvel on the left came from a C4C builder.

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A New Sidekick


Sometimes you just need a new sidekick.

 

Fallout Boy ask who the hell is bucky?

Quick reminder my prints will be available for the final weekend of the Tennessee Renaissance Festival. Looks for the booth between the pub and the Children’s area.


That song belongs to me!


Guardians of The Galaxy comes out on DVD/Blu Ray next week. Star-Lord wants to party but Soundwave stole his awesome mix tape.

lego starlord mets soundwave


Creations for Charity 2014


The LEGO Car Blog just reminder me about a great program. Since 2009  Creations for Charity has run an annual fundraiser for underprivileged children. LEGO builders create custom items from bricks, minifigs and MOCs. They donate the items to C4C, which sells them to buy LEGO sets for children. You can even have a custom project built for yourself.

The Creations for Charity brick link store opens on October 15 and closes on November 30th. There are just a few days to pick up a custom item. I’ve messed up the past couple years and missed the deadline. I just place my first purchase and feel happy about it. If you are looking for something special for the LEGO fans on your list check them out.

According to a November 24 post, they’ve already raised over $6,000 this year. At that point there was a week left in the fund raising drive. Now it’s just the holiday weekend left. I hope they break their record this year.

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On Saturday the 29th C4C is joining Beyond the Brick for a 24 hour live stream. From 5pm EST 11/28 through 5pm 11/29, tune in for a full day fun and building with Lego fans from the online community on Google Hangout. “We will be raising money together for this year’s Creations for Charity through a pledge system. For each hour spent on the stream, anyone can pledge to donate a certain amount to the fundraiser. The LEGO Group has pledged to donate a Lego set for every man-hour on air!”

This is a great fundraiser. Help if you can purchase an item for a LEGO fan, pledge and watch the stream and feel good about helping.

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Talk like a Pirate Day at the Avengers’ Mansion!


A barrel of Pirate jokes today!

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September 19 is international Talk like a Pirate Day.

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Offer good for one free doughnut per customer who talks like a pirate to a Krispy Kreme team member at a participating shop. One free dozen Original Glazed doughnuts per customer who wears a full pirate costume into a participating Krispy Kreme location. Redeemable on September 19, 2014 only at participating Krispy Kreme US locations.

Full details at Krispy Kreme

 


Brickfest Maryland Groupon save 48%


If you haven’t got tickets to Brickfest Maryland here is a deal. Groupon save on admission and get a free brickwarriors accessory.

Choose from Five Options

$22 for one ticket to the Brick Fest Live LEGO Fan Festival and an exclusive mini-figure accessory set from BrickWarriors (up to $42 value, including ticketing fees)

  • Friday, September 19, from 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 20, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 20, from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, September 21, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, September 21, from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

This summer at Maryland State Fairground, festival-goers are invited to celebrate all things LEGO. Huge creations made from LEGO bricks will be on display, and multiple vendors will also be onsite selling LEGO-centric wares.

Brickfest Maryland runs September 19-21 2014.

full details at Groupon


Bonus comic, we’ve all been there.


I have a bonus comic today. The idea for this one came up while I was working on the “What’s in the bag?” page. The page needed more images. What figure do I have that would search bags? a cop of course. I thought about using Chief Wiggum but he’s not intimidating.  I’ve made a few minor changes to the What’s in the bag page, just rearranging a few things. See the link at the top of the blog.

Bad cop wants to know what is in the blindbag. check this page for tips and link for lego and other blind bag toys.


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From the extended edition.


Marge adds a woman touch to bagend