Series 11 on the shelf in WH Smiths

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WHS is gearing up for a busy week of LEGO action when the Daily Mail promotion kicks off on Saturday.

I read on BrickFanatics this morning that they've started selling series 11 minifigures today so I checked out my branch and, sure enough, they had a box on the shelf behind the till. They had also re-stocked with series 1 'mini build' polybags. Did I buy any minifigs? No, I can't be bothered with all that blind bag malarkey any more :)

Image courtesy of BrickFanatics.

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By in Germany,

In Hamburg, Germany, is the Series 11 avaible in the LEGO Brand store.

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By in United Kingdom,

That was quite quick & just when I had my mind set on getting video games :(

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By in Australia,

Haven't found 'em in Australia yet. The blind bag malarkey is frustrating, true. But it helps when you want all 16, 'cause then you only have to pick out all the 16 different bump codes along the bottom of the pack. At least we don't have to worry about Mr Gold this time.

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By in United Kingdom,

Just opened a bag got the one I wanted first time. :-)

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By in United Kingdom,

Ill wait till i see them in Toymaster stores so I can get their 6 for 5 offer :)

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By in United Kingdom,

Cool, but i don't know when the next time I'm going to WH Smiths though.

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By in Australia,

@Zordboy: The catalog I got with my LEGO Club subscription lists them as being available in September... Fingers crossed someone sells them before that!

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By in United Kingdom,

Nothing in the Holborn Circus Whsmith this lunchtime.

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By in United Kingdom,

I'm going to Leeds tomorrow, so I'll probably check in the Lego Store and WHSmiths for them, and pick a few up if they have them =D

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By in Netherlands,

The shops around me are telling that they will be available at the end of august. The countries around me are selling them already.

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By in United Kingdom,

These are getting really hard to keep up with! I still have to find a lot of the S9 and 10 figs I wanted to get, plus even a couple from S8 that I doubt I'll ever get now. I don't get much chance to go shopping, and when I do I don't have the money to buy a lot of these figs all at once.

I don't think they should make any less series per year, but I wish they'd stick to the actual release dates, and make the series available for longer - I find these figures are out much earlier than I expected, and before I know it the previous series has disappeared.

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By in United Kingdom,

Looking forward to these. There look to be some great additions to the existing line up. Each new series seems miles away and yet creeps up suddenly. I can almost hear my wallet (and my wife) complaining about them already...lol.

Gregorovich, I have some spare S8 & S9 minifigures that are just taking up space so if I have any of the ones you need, you're more than welcome to them. Just let me know which ones you're after. :)

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By in United Kingdom,

This is going to be the first series I'll attempt to get all the figures through trading. Army building is another story, but I'll give you all a head start.

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By in United States,

Man, I've hardly got any Series 10. Better finish up…

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By in United Kingdom,

Got some from WHSmiths Taunton, had a box behind the till - saw several boxes on the floor as well ready for the paper promotion

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By in United Kingdom,

They've not got them out in the WHSmiths in the Arndale Centre, Manchester. Then again the staff are non existent in there, so maybe tomorrow! :)

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By in United Kingdom,

They had a box behind the till in the Westwood Cross store. Asked for 2 and both were the warrior man :( not happy. I have always thought when getting them for the first time, it should be a surprise but this has reminded me why you should wait until you can feel them before buying

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By in United Kingdom,

will check portsmouth tomorrow

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By in United Kingdom,

The Entertainer, Chester has them on the shelf. They said they shouldn't be for sale until next week, but as WH Smith has them for sale they thought why not!!!
They also have S7, S8, S9 & S10.

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By in United Kingdom,

They had them this afternoon in The Trafford Centre bought 8 and got a couple of doubles which my son gladly took off me Going to wait until I have more time to try for the rest

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By in United Kingdom,

The End of the month would have been better for me.

I guess I'll have to wait and hope for a discount in a week or two. :)

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By in Taiwan,

"I can't be bothered with all that blind bag malarkey any more"

You, sir, have read my mind. :)

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By in United Kingdom,

I always like buying a few bags to have some to open but then will buy the ones I need on eBay, so much easier. At the age of 33 it's pretty difficult finding people to swap with! I've just finished completing Series 2 so I've got all the figures now except Mr Gold, there's no way I'm buying more packs in the hunt for him. It'd probably end up being cheaper buying one on eBay for £350-400 I reckon.

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By in United Kingdom,

Perfect excuse to go get the Daily Mail with the LR polybag tomorrow morning then! Two birds with one stone....

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By in Indonesia,

All WHSmith's have the Daily Mail promotion right? For my Holiday, I'm staying quite close to Westminster, And the closest Smith's I see is the one in the Westminster tube station. I wonder if that apply, or if there's any other WHSmith's close by?

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By in United Kingdom,

That's great thanks DJPon3, I'll check them out at lunchtime

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By in United Kingdom,

I am quite active on both of the swap sites mentioned above but have swapped so many that I have basically cleared out the inventories of those I can swap with and vice versa so any new swappers would be great.

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By in United Kingdom,

Or you could just swap in the forum...

I found series 11 today, asked the guy to pick 5 at random and got 2 mountaineers, welder, yeti and jazz dude.
Smiths have a 20% voucher starting Monday, so I'll try to wait until then to buy any more. (I'll never manage it.)

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By in United Kingdom,

I'm signing up to both swap sites and will have a look at the forum also, thanks everyone. I have completed all 10 series so far as well as the GB ones but I have a lot of the same spare figures so I'd like to swap a few to get a few more of my favourite figures instead.

I must say I think Series 11 looks the best yet, some real variety in there. I reckon the Yeti will be my favourite one, I like the idea of collecting an army of Yetis! WHSmith here I come!

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By in United Kingdom,

They've got them out in Birmingham, I picked up 6 and got the constable, welder, elf, yeti, mountain climber and barbarian.

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By in United Kingdom,

Got them in Uxbridge too today, picked myself a Yeti and Evil Mech by feeling, and picked another at random hoping for Scientist (annoyingly I couldn't find it by feeling). I got Grandma! Cute cat piece :-)

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By in United Kingdom,

PORTSMOUTH/FAREHAM have them widely available.. :)

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By in United Kingdom,

@LostInTranslation
I thought the 20% off offer starting Monday at WHS didn't include toys. I have a pink and blue WHS cardboard discount card, and toys are not on the list of eligible products.

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By in United Kingdom,

The Entertainer in Staines had them this evening, but not WHSmith. The box had been well raided, but I picked out a bobby, Yeti and Scientist quite easily. No Gingerbread men, which my Daughter, her Friend and her friends mum all wanted! I'll be after 3 of him. My Daughter bought 41013 to make up for it!

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By in United Kingdom,

Im done collecting figures. They seem to get progressively less interesting.

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By in United Kingdom,

I took one of my lads to Bluewater today and we found S11's in WHS and The Entertainer, with probably about 40 or so in each box. We each got 1 of each figure that we wanted with exception of the Tiki Warrior. None in the Lego brand store yet though.

En route to our home we stopped off in Sevenoaks to go to WHS for a quick *feel*. The sales assistant was very grumpy looking and eventually came over and said "We have to sell those you know" in a stern tone. I explained we were only feeling and not messing the packets up. A few minutes later she came back and told me to "make a decision on what you want". So we did. We bought the Tiki Warrior that we had just scored and the decision was never to return to Sevenoaks WHS. The staff in my local branch are much friendlier :-)

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By in United Kingdom,

I was astonished to find that there were not any in Eastbourne today, I shall return tomorrow for the Daily Mail promotion and persist in my search.

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By in Taiwan,

Does anyone know the distribution numbers for this series (how many of each per case)? Series 10 was far too skewed, with far too many mechanics and parachute guys and hardly any Medusas and Bumblebee Girls. While I've never been a fan of the blind bag nonsense the decreasing probability of finding the interesting ones has put me off even more. I'd like to find a couple gingerbread men, but if they're only two per carton, I don't think I'll waste my time.

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By in United Kingdom,

@Zander: this voucher is green and blue and I can't see that toys are excluded.

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By in United Kingdom,

Welders 6
Bobbies 6
Mountaineers 6
Yeties 6
Gingerbread men 4
Holiday elves 4
Female robots 4
Evil robots 4
Barbarians 4
Scientists 4
Blues brothers 2
Waitresses 2
Grandmas 2
Tiki warriors 2
Dirndl girls 2
Scarecrows 2

The above is based on the distribution abroad. It's fairly safe to assume the UK distribution will be the same.

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By in United Kingdom,

Smiths are also handing out the £5 off a £15 spend on Lego.
Perfect to get this new series with. Buy 8 then use the voucher = £10.92 for 8 figures (£1.36 each approx)

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By in United Kingdom,

WHSmiths in Manchester still don't have them, but The Entertainer does. I spoke to the lady behind the till and she couldn't understand why they were selling like hot cakes! I told her because Smiths are rubbish, and you've done well to take their sales - so good on you The Entertainer, poor show (again!) WHSmiths!

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By in United Kingdom,

I hate the grandma but I like the cat.

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By in Taiwan,

Thanks Zander!

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By in United States,

I found a box of Series 11 in Paris, at the Joue Club Village Lego shop (97 rue Richelieu). Couldn't find all of the figures, the ones with only 2 in the distribution seemed to be gone already, but picked up a bobby, yeti, welder, and gingerbread man.

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