Polybags, lovely polybags...

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I'm sure you haven't forgotten, but just in case, don't forget to get down to WH Smiths today to collect your free 30213 Gandalf the Grey polybag which is free with the Daily Mail.

While you are there, look out for the 'Mini builds' box of polybags and feast on them while you can, because it's rare for polybags to be sold in the UK like this.

My small branch in Whiteley didn't have them after all, but I bought two Mails and received a '£5 off when you spend £15 on toys' voucher. I then headed down to Fareham and found them on the counter upstairs. It was a 'virgin' box, and it seems there are four of each of the polybags in it, and the store only had the one box. So I bought the ones I needed, and used the voucher. £2.99 each is a reasonable price, but using the voucher brought them down to £2.15 each. Even better!

I left plenty for the next person and I hope you all will do the same...

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By in United Kingdom,

Voucher? I didn't get offered one of those. :(

30213 is a great little set though!

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By in United Kingdom,

Isn't the voucher just the till receipt ??

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By in United Kingdom,

No. The voucher is yellow and blue with £5 voucher in purple and a pictures of 5 lego sets on it.

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By in United Kingdom,

Yes the voucher can be both, sometimes its in the form of a receipt and the other its in a form of a shiny colourful coupon.

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By in United Kingdom,

Picked up two Gandalfs for the kids but no sign of the mini build ploys at my local WHSmiths and I would have liked the Republic Frigate for myself :-(

...the sets will no doubt be on eBay soon for 5.99 each!

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By in United Kingdom,

I picked up 6 Gandalf polybags and 1 30224. By the way monmouth has the mini build sets.

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By in United Kingdom,

Gandalfs, the two galaxy squad bags and the chima bag for my son. Nice :) Thats at Derby WHS by the way. Don't think i'll be rushing into town for the small car set tomorrow though.

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By in United Kingdom,

Eastleigh branch of WHSmiths had plenty of Gandalf's so I picked up just one as I already had this product. using the Gandalf in the Moria set.

Eastleigh did also have the polybags and they were selling well. Around 4 boxes and each had a good selection left but many had been purchased. the Star Wars set seemed to be the most popular.

I hope this isn't a one off and polys simply continue forever with new one's coming out periodically.

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By in United Kingdom,

@Snickers3112 The till says 'Lego mini toy S1' when you scan them. Hoping this means it's Season/Series 1

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By in United Kingdom,

@asksol - good spot. fingers crossed then for future series!

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By in United States,

In America at walmarts they have boxes of poly with about 3 or 4 different ones and about 10 of each they change out the boxes every month or so in my area. Also when the new box comes in the remainder of the old box goes on clearance for half price.

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By in United Kingdom,

Went to my local here in Swansea. Clocked the Mini Builds display as soon as we went in store. Didn't even have to buy the Mail as some kind old dear in front give the little guy the free Gandalf she had been given. This Smiths also had a 3 for 2 on toys, so also managed to get some of the mini builds for free :)

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By in United Kingdom,

I picked up three Gandalf at Dol Guldur polybags this morning at Eastbourne WHSmith, but was unable to find the boxes of polybags anywhere in the store.

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By in United Kingdom,

like the Capt my local store had none of the polybags instore.. are these polys an urban myth ?

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By in United Kingdom,

I ventured my way to the nearest W H Smiths, but I was surprised that they are implementing a system of up to 5 poly bags per a customer. However I was informed to visit again at 5:00pm to see if there was any stock available, presumably to give other people the chance to buy 'The Mail'. So is this similar with you and your local shops?

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By in United Kingdom,

^ Yes I think this was mentioned in the forum/previous news article, that there would be a 5 per customer limit. Good idea if you ask me. Prevents bulk buying for resale which isn't really the point of the promotion.

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By in United Kingdom,

I picked up Gandalf the Grey (I feel most ploybags are a wast of money)

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By in United Kingdom,

Got the ploys in the tamworth store but are being kept behind the counter out of sight, I had to ask for ' the mini builds' this morning when I collected gandalf :-)

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By in United States,

@lloki At the US Target stores, they have polybags in te checkou isles, along with like the gift cards, candy, and small other toys. The only problem is, they only have one or two different ones at a time, and they don't rrstock until they sell them all :/ Right now, they are all overflowing with that Tie fighter bag.

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By in United Kingdom,

No polybags in Oldham, but loads of Gandalfs left at 2pm.

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By in United Kingdom,

No polybags in Uxbridge either, and that's a huge store with two massive floors, and the manager there didn't even know what they were! All I wanted was a #30231 Space Insectoid, all I got was a Gandalf!

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By in United Kingdom,

I may have missed it today as my local Smiths is closed. Stupid working on a Saturday! Can you still take the vouchers to Toys R Us to exchange?

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By in United Kingdom,

Surprisingly Gandalf was still available at 1pm in Nottingham Beeston and 2pm in Derby.

Derby also had the Mini builds.

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By in United Kingdom,

Picked up Gandalf :-) No polybags in Merry Hell :-( The saturday staff hadn't a clue about what I was asking for. I won't be bothering with the little car tomorrow.

Stew.

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By in {Unknown country},

Picked up 1 Gandalf and 1 each of the galaxy squad mini models, the ride on lawnmower and the racing car. Nice to see polys for sale in the uk. Prefer that than newspaper deals as i dont read papers much.

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By in United Kingdom,

Exeter WHS did have a box, not at the tills but hidden near the back of the shop in the toy section. Just a single box which looked as if very few had been bought. Picked up some Star Wars and Galaxy Squad whilst I was there as I don't travel to Exeter very often.

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By in United Kingdom,

I missed Gandalf today :( I hope they have him tomorrow!

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By in United Kingdom,

@dessyoxo no the Daily Mail LEGO offer is exclusive to WHSmith in the UK this is also the case for Series 1 of the LEGO Mini Builds.

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By in United Kingdom,

I picked up Gandalf In Guildford this morning along with both GS sets, the lawnmower and the sea plane. Plenty to choose from at 8:30 from the only box I could see on the till counter, along with loads of S10 minifigures.

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By in United Kingdom,

Thurrock lakeside had a cardboard display proudly at the center of the main entrance, with space for about four boxes, but only 1 box actually out. It looked as though sales had been good with none of the Chima or Galaxy Squad sets left, and no more than 2 of any of the other sets left. I wanted the Orange GS set, so didnt get anything, but was very tempted by the Star Wars frigate. I had just bought Hulk's Helicarier breakout for £35 in the Disney Store though.

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By in United Kingdom,

I got 4 vouchers for the £5 off a £15 spend after buying four daily mails. I would send someone the vouchers if they can help me get all the polys. There are none near me at the Ayr and Braehead branches of WH Smith.

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By in United Kingdom,

In my local WH smiths they had one box with about 4 of each different kind of polybag, so I got the full set.

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By in United Kingdom,

Tried a much bigger store today...still no joy. Staff didn't have a clue what I was talking about, but did try to sell me some other Lego at twice the price of any other retailer. I can't understand their pricing policy, especially as I bought most of my Space Lego sets at my local WHSmith in the late '70s!?!

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By in United Kingdom,

WH Smiths Solihull has them - the box is already half-empty!

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By in Ireland,

hi would anyone be willing to send a gandalf or car pollybag over as promotion wasnt available in ireland

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By in Netherlands,

can anyone help me to get chima and superheroes polybags pls???

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By in Ireland,

So wish these were available in Ireland, but the Irish Daily mail isn't doing them plus no WH SMith. (unless I travel to Dublin Airport )
Anyone, willing to help get some over to us here?

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By in United Kingdom,

I live in Worcester, didn't pick up a Gandalf as I'm not into LOTR. I got one each of the galaxy squad polybags as our store had 2 boxes of mini builds :)

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By in Canada,

Cool

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By in United Kingdom,

I called in today at the WH Smiths in the Manchester Arndale and they don't sell these polybags.

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By in United Kingdom,

I went in to WH Smiths in Clevedon over the weekend. They have the Mini-Builds in a box in the window, although the only box they have had just the City Fire Car and City Sea-Plane Coast-Guard sets. I was lucky and purchased five different polybags.

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