Random set of the day: Airline Promotional Set

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Airline Promotional Set

Airline Promotional Set

©2004 LEGO Group

Today's random set is 7214 Airline Promotional Set, released in 2004. It's one of 10 World City sets produced that year. It contains 125 pieces and 1 minifig, and its retail price was US$12.

It's owned by 226 Brickset members. If you want to add it to your collection you might find it for sale at BrickLink or eBay.

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10861 My first emotions

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My First Emotions

My First Emotions

©2018 LEGO Group

Today's article has been contributed by MrMouth1117, who I had the pleasure to meet in NYC at the weekend:

Psychologists use dolls with their young patients to help them describe the events of their life and identify how they are feeling. The use of such dolls is particularly advocated for very young children. For a doll to be useful, however, children must accept and use it as a representation of themselves.

10861 My First Emotions provides a range of faces and other printed pieces that should enable them to do so.

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Review: 60197 Passenger Train

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For over fifty years, trains have been one of the most popular themes in the LEGO range. Every now and then LEGO updates their method of powering and controlling the trains.

This year LEGO has introduced the Powered Up system that makes a significant shift from previous power and control systems: Powered Up pairs with a Bluetooth enabled smart device.

In this review I take a look at 60197 Passenger Train. This follows on from my earlier review of 60198 Cargo Train.

In this article I also take a look at the Powered Up app that controls this year's trains from a smartphone via a Bluetooth connection.

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Forthcoming events

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The following events are taking place in the next 30 days:

Russian FederationMoscow Technic Festival25 Aug
Germany7. Berliner Steinewahn01 Sep
IrelandBrickxfest Cork25 Aug
Irelandbrick.ie @ The Limerick Diecast Model Show09 Sep
ItalyBrick Generation Days 201808 Sep
ItalyItLUG partecipa a “Mattoncini in Festa!”08 Sep
ItalyItLUG partecipa alla Festa delle Corti 201808 Sep
NetherlandsLOWLUG Open Meeting Oss26 Aug
RomaniaBrickenburg Galaxy24 Aug
SpainEbreBrick II08 Sep
SwedenKloss på kloss 2018 Aug 18-1918 Aug
United KingdomNever Grow Up01 Sep
United KingdomBlack Country Brick Show02 Sep
North America
CanadaExporail 201818 Aug
PanamaBrick Fest & ELUAL Panama 201818 Aug
United StatesOKI Lug Lego Builders Nights17 Aug
United StatesSacBB Monthly Meeting18 Aug
United StatesLEAHI at Honolulu Museum of Art's "Family Sunday"19 Aug
United StatesHARDLUG @ Children's Museum of Virginia25 Aug
United StatesHILUG at Amazing Comic Con Aloha25 Aug
United StatesFranklin Village Round Up03 Sep
AustraliaAlstonville Craft & Garden Fair24 Aug
AustraliaKingsgrove Bunnings Spring Launch08 Sep
UnknownLugs United 201807 Sep

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This list has been obtained from the LEGO Ambassador Network. To have your event added to it, contact your LUG Ambassador.

This week's top news articles

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These are the most read articles that we've posted over the last couple of weeks:

ArticleDate postedViewsLikes
What is your favourite minifigure?07 Aug1877483
Review: 75216 Snoke's Throne Room29 Jul12524100
Review: 42082 Rough Terrain Crane04 Aug1159361
Review: 75203 Hoth Medical Chamber05 Aug1014491
Review: 75951 Grindelwald's Escape02 Aug916886
Review: 42082 Rough Terrain Crane - Part 206 Aug896670
Review: 75956 Quidditch Match31 Jul789972
Review: 76110 Batman: The Attack of the Talons30 Jul741670
An unusual BrickHeadz set emerges!02 Aug626565
Review: 76095 Black Manta Strike10 Aug566159

What's hot this week

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These are the sets that have been viewed the most this week:

1770620 NINJAGO City4362
2475954 Hogwarts Great Hall3941
3371043 Hogwarts Castle3731
4642082 Rough Terrain Crane3691
51475953 Hogwarts Whomping Willow3187
676095 Black Manta Strike 2884
7910262 James Bond Aston Martin DB52855
81175955 Hogwarts Express2764
9170654 Dieselnaut2762
1021310 Old Fishing Store2755

Review: 41452 Prince Puppycorn Trike

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The bright and fun (but sometimes angry) Princess Unikitty debuted in 2014 in the beloved The LEGO Movie. In that time, she has grown to become a fan-favorite character - so much of one, in fact, that Warner Bros Animation greenlit an animated TV series based around her.

Unikitty! first previewed on Cartoon Network in the fall of last year, and premiered this past January. It centers on a different version of the character depicted in the film - almost as if this is the show where that character came from, in-universe. Unikitty rules the Unikingdom with a marshmallow fist, and one of the characters accompanying her is little brother Puppycorn.

LEGO has finally launched their first line of sets for the franchise, where one such set, 41452 Prince Puppycorn Trike, has the titular doggy race alongside some of his best friends. Is it worth speeding to the store to get? Let’s find out...

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