2019 Advent Calendars revealed!

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City Advent Calendar

City Advent Calendar

©2019 LEGO Group

LEGO is producing four Advent Calendars during 2019 and images of each set are now available. They take inspiration from City, Friends, Star Wars and Harry Potter so cover four of the most popular current themes.

You can view images of their packaging, showing minimal spoilers, along with links to their contents after the break...

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Tree House reveal imminent

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LEGO has just posted a teaster video for Ideas 21318 Tree House on social media which usually suggests that a full reveal is imminent.

I know you've all seen the set already thanks to a series of blunders but it's quite a cool video so I thought I'd share it anyway:

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Random set of the day: Covered Wagon

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Covered Wagon

Covered Wagon

©1996 LEGO Group

Today's random set is 6716 Covered Wagon, released in 1996. It's one of 6 Western sets produced that year. It contains 64 pieces and 1 minifig, and its retail price was US$8.

It's owned by 4265 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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Discounts at Amazon.com

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Latest >= 25% discounts
21150 Minecraft Skeleton BigFig with Magma Cube$10.99 ($14.99)-27%
>= 33% discounts on this year's sets
21149 Minecraft Alex BigFig with Chicken$8.41 ($14.99)-44%
10895 Emmet and Lucy's Visitors from the DUPLO Planet$16.99 ($29.99)-43%
75972 Dorado Showdown$16.99 ($29.99)-43%
75971 Hanzo vs. Genji$11.99 ($19.99)-40%
76134 Spider-Man: Doc Ock Diamond Heist$17.99 ($29.99)-40%
41358 Mia's Heart Box$4.99 ($7.99)-38%
41354 Andrea's Heart Box$4.99 ($7.99)-38%
10893 Spider-Man vs. Electro$12.99 ($19.99)-35%
70825 Queen Watevra's Build Whatever Box!$25.99 ($39.99)-35%
75262 Imperial Dropship – 20th Anniversary Edition$12.99 ($19.99)-35%
70820 LEGO Movie Maker$32.99 ($49.99)-34%
75261 Clone Scout Walker – 20th Anniversary Edition$19.99 ($29.99)-33%
75970 Tracer vs. Widowmaker$9.99 ($14.99)-33%

LEGO Space Trivia Challenge

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NASA Apollo 11 Lunar Lander

NASA Apollo 11 Lunar Lander

©2019 LEGO Group

LEGO began producing spacefaring sets during 1963 and the range has become extremely popular, encompassing multiple themes.

Our new LEGO trivia challenge is therefore focused upon Space and includes twenty questions. The first fifteen are multiple-choice questions and section two comprises five true or false questions.

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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
LEGO launches new VIP Program10 Jul2708266
The Geography of LEGO City07 Jul24915222
The Growth of LEGO Sets14 Jul24661112
21318 Tree House revealed in LEGOLAND Discovery Centre!11 Jul20900124
Review: 10269 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy09 Jul19082128
Review: 42097 Compact Crawler Crane17 Jul1197757
See which sets and minifigs are in LEGO Legacy: Heroes Unboxed18 Jul1188941
LEGO breaks own embargo by selling Treehouse ahead of its announcement18 Jul1180477
10269 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy announced!09 Jul942987
Amazon Prime Day15 Jul847229

What's hot this week

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

TWLWSetViews
1221318 Tree House4847
2110269 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy2511
342100 Liebherr R 98002164
41975965 The Rise of Voldemort2126
5775810 The Upside Down2091
642097 Compact Crawler Crane1893
7810266 NASA Apollo 11 Lunar Lander1711
875958 Beauxbatons' Carriage: Arrival at Hogwarts 1706
9470505 Temple of Light1576
1010243 Parisian Restaurant1524

Should Classic Space return?

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LEGO began exploring space during 1964, when 801-3 Rocket was produced. However, the most prominent Space subtheme is definitely Classic Space. LEGO evidently recognises its enormous popularity, including excellent references to the range in myriad modern sets.

Important contemporary examples, such as 21109 Exo Suit and 70841 Benny's Space Squad, have elicited comments regarding the potential return of Classic Space. That definitely seems to have become increasingly possible but there has also been discussion concerning whether Classic Space should return or instead remain a highlight within LEGO's long history.

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