LEGO Ideas results expected later today

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LEGO Ideas has posted on social media that the results of the third review period of 2016 will be published later today. No time given but it'll probably be when the east coast of the USA is out of bed, so around 2pm BST, I suspect.

Twelve projects qualified in the review period that ended on January 9th. There are some excellent projects this time round and it's hard to make a call on which will succeed.

An update on Voltron - Defender Of The Universe, which was a 'maybe' in the last review, is also expected.

Take a look at the projects after the break and let us know which one you think, or hope, will be selected.

Boat Repair Shop (by RobenAnne)

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. "The Bus" LEGO Set (by Savath_Bunny)

Hulkbuster UCS (by Raychow)

Lego Store Modular Version (by kashaka)

Red Dwarf Lego (by Legobob32)

Landrover 4 x 4 (by Dadandlad)

Volkswagen Golf MK1 GTI (by hasskabal)

Vintage Tram (by kevinszeto)

1950's Diner (pix027)

Ship In A Bottle, The Flagship Leviathan. (by JakeSadovich77)

UCS Rey´s Speeder (by Robert Lundmark)

The Iron Giant (by BrettCuv)

83 comments on this article

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By in Belgium,

I would love the boat repair shop!

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By in United Kingdom,

Me too, but it's too similar to the fishing store.

My money is on the Land Rover, the Golf, Red Dwarf and the ship in a bottle... I'm hedging my bets :)

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By in United Kingdom,

We already know from Lego Dimensions that they are friendly with the Red Dwarf license. So I would think that may be where they go. Both Marvel sets and the VW Golf may fall foul of the active license rule.

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By in Slovakia,

I hope for Landrover, Volkswagen and Tram. ;)

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By in United Kingdom,

^^ Ah yes good point about the Golf. I had forgotten about existing VW sets :)

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By in United Kingdom,

Red Dwarf would be awesome, 50s Diner would be cool but I have a hunch it will be the Tram which doesn't interest me personally at all...guess it will save my wallet some pain lol.

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By in Australia,

I would love Boat Repair Shop, but I doubt it because of Old Fishing Store, "The Bus" and "Hulkbuster" and UCS Reys Speeder are current IP's and won't make it. There are already lots of cars in the recent releases, and I just can't see LEGO getting on board with Red Dwarf or an old IP like Iron Giant.

The ship in a bottle is probably the most realistic choice.

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By in United States,

I want a ship in a bottle!

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By in Singapore,

The Flagship Leviathan has to be a frontrunner.

A) No IP to worry about
B) A classic shelf display
C) Easily customizable

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By in United Kingdom,

As much as I would love the Bus, I think it will be the Ship in a Bottle; outside chance of the diner. Maybe the tram.

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By in France,

What a nice selection again. GG to AFOL designers. Boat repair shop is superb but too similar to previous fishing shop already released. It would be the Iron Giant for me, definitely. I really loved the animated movie and guess it could be very very nice on display. I love it.

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By in Australia,

I supported ship in a bottle as it neared the 10 000, and my money has been on it ever since. But when I came across a project known as Quest Builder, that instantly became my favourite. I had high hopes for it since it fits well with Lego's values and purpose and appeals to a wider age group, but it's not on this list? Does that mean Lego have already deemed it unworthy (which I can't find any evidence of) or does it mean they're holding it off until next review?
URL: https://ideas.lego.com/projects/4357ae98-8b43-441a-88b5-017e35bfb0ca

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By in Germany,

Ship in a bottle! I do really like it and it is a bit less expensive than my other favourites so I hope for that!

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By in Austria,

I really like the aesthetics of RobenAnne's designs. They should launch a "Seaside village" line with his/her designs.

I also like the Lego store but I think it's one floor too short to fit the Modular Buildings line.

The bus despite the clever interior looks way to bulky from the outside.

All in all, I'd go with the ship in a bottle, the most creative idea in my opinion.

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By in Netherlands,

The ship in a bottle is something entirely new to Lego, the rest are impressive but they're either buildings, cars or sets based on a movie or series. my bets are on the ship.

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By in Singapore,

@Baby Yoda, That submission is probably scheduled for the next review.
As written in the article, this review round is for those that reached 10,000 supportes by Jan 9.
Quest Builder achieved the milestone on Feb 22.

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By in United Kingdom,

Boat Repair Shop - a nice adult MOC, but not really any play value and similar to the fishing store, as others have said.
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. "The Bus" LEGO Set - conflict with active Marvel licence, but offers a lot of play.
Hulkbuster UCS - again; it's a Marvel thing, but it has a much greater appeal with younger builders and isn't just a load of special minifigures with a token vehicle, like the AoS one above; which is a good thing.
Lego Store Modular Version - this is my favourite; appealing to both AFoLs and kids with display and play value, no licence issue, no special figs needed.
Red Dwarf Lego - would be cool, but might be a licence issue and might not have a sufficient global and youth appeal.
Landrover 4 x 4 - my second favourite; an iconic design, good for static display and play, shouldn't be any problems getting a licence.
Volkswagen Golf MK1 GTI - rather dated, not much appeal to younger builders, but it would have play value and a distinct appeal to a specific age group only.
Vintage Tram - Lego have pretty much given up on trains, so as great as it would be to see this; as a Lego set, it's not going to happen.
1950's Diner - Good wide appeal, good play/display value, but not really special. It's possible, but unlikely.
Ship In A Bottle, The Flagship Leviathan. - no play value, no appeal to younger builders. Looks nice, but that's about it.
UCS Rey´s Speeder - SW licence issue, it was a very minor vehicle and the movie was two years ago. Can't really see any play value either.
The Iron Giant - a gorgeous model, and if properly designed would have lots of play/display value if fully posable. But the movie was years ago, and the interest probably isn't there, nor sufficiently global to be viable.

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By in Poland,

I would love The Bus from "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D"

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By in United Kingdom,

Sad to say, but I don't think I'd buy any of them...

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By in Ireland,

I would love a Red Dwarf set but this one doesn't do it for me. I'd love the tram to get picked but I'm expecting it to be the diner.

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By in United States,

The Ship in a Bottle and Tram are beautiful. I'm guessing one of those two. It would be nice to have the Golf, but not likely with the current IP. I'm surprised the modular LEGO store is not commented on more.

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By in China,

coooooool!!

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By in Australia,

None of them are particularly exciting. Boat in a cracked bottle will probably win though.

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By in Ukraine,

I hope it will be 'Boat Repair Shop'. But chance is almost remote since 'Old Fishing Store' approved :( I'd like to see 'Seaside village' as separate line. All of these buildings deserve to be sets.

Dreams... which will never come true...

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By in Netherlands,

i guess the ship in a bottle, and some inspiration for the Lego versions of the GTI and the UCS Rey speeder

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By in Sweden,

My bets on red dwarf. Since the ship in a bottle is non-licensed, it may very well become a set too.

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By in Australia,

The boat repair shop is likely to be rejected under the "too similar to the Modular Fishing Store" rule I suspect. (especially since its the same creator)
The Agents of Shield airplane is far too big to be a viable set even if it didn't fall foul of the existing Marvel license.
The Hulkbuster also falls foul of the existing Marvel license.
The modular LEGO store may be seen as "too big" (given that they likely already have plans for the modular line going forward) and it may be seen as being too similar in subject matter to the existing LEGO store sets (the promotional ones)
Red Dwarf is a possibility
The land rover may be rejected because its too similar to their other car designs (VW Bus, VW Beetle, Mini, F40) and due to its size.
The VW Golf will definitely be rejected, TLG already has a strong relationship with Voklswagen Auto Group.
The Vintage Tram is definitely possible, its different to anything TLG has made, its non-licensed and its a neat design.
Same thing with the 50s diner, its non-licensed and totally different (I would buy one, its art deco which I really like but with elements of the later Googie style which I also like)
Not sure the ship in a bottle would work, the bottle looks very fragile and difficult to properly assemble (I have recently built a MOC with lots of large panels joined together like that and its hard to keep it together). Its also fairly large (which hurts its chances)
Rey's Speeder is out because of the SW license obviously
The Iron Giant may happen if they think it will sell and if they can secure the license.

Of the sets up for review, I would potentially buy the boat repair shop (knowing it would be full of boat related parts just like the old fishing store is full of nautical and marine stuff), the Agents of Shield plane (just because I love the show), the Red Dwarf set (the show is cool and all that dark red and dark blue is awesome), the diner (Art Deco architecture? Interesting subject matter? Neat looking car? Yes please) and the Voltron set (love the show and the characters and I believe its possible to transform the lions into Voltron without taking anything apart which is even cooler)

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By in Belgium,

I think none will pass.

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By in New Zealand,

Ship in a bottle.

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By in Australia,

@ultiminutes Ah, thanks. I was going off the chart shown in the guidelines, but I guess that's inaccurate now that the result announcements are kind of all over the place.
@Spike730 That would be so cool, especially if the sets were within my price range (unlike the Old Fishing Store). I live in an actual seaside village so it would be nice to see something I can relate to unlike the buildings featured in Creator and City.

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By in Australia,

I really like the ship in the bottle, then Red Dwarf and finally the Boat shop (only third as I suspect it will not make it). The rest are excellent, but not really something I would be interested in purchasing.

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By in Netherlands,

@Baby Yoda; 31051 maybe for you?

I am rooting for the Boat Repair Shop, but, as said before, probably too close to the Fishing Store; the others I don't see happening due to licensing-issues, aside from the diner, boat-in-a-bottle and the tram.

Helas, the last 2 are of no interest to me, as I am building a city on Modular/Minifig-scale, so diner it should be for me. :) (although I like this one better: https://ideas.lego.com/projects/5995b5f7-6955-4a57-9315-9f78f9410f80)

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By in United Kingdom,

Boat repair shop and red dwarf are the only ones that should get made

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By in United States,

I'd be fine with most any of these.
I'm partial to those Marvel sets, but I love the diner and the Modular Lego Store.

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By in Germany,

I think the ship in a bottle and the tram are the most likely since they're unlike anything else that's already been released in the Ideas range.

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By in United Kingdom,

My initial thoughts were with the Landover, but as they're filming on the Legoland train, I'm swinging towards the Tram now....unless they announce two

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By in Netherlands,

The boat repair shop and the vintage tram really drew my attention.
One of these two would surely become part of my collection.

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By in United States,

An Agents of SHIELD set would leave me with no choice but to buy, but the IP policies are endangering that possibility. Alas.

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By in United Kingdom,

@abril123 I think Tram for that reason too. I'd like the Diner though.

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By in Denmark,

I hope for Diner and Tram.

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By in United States,

My money's on the boat repair shop, diner, and maybe the tram.

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By in United States,

I actually haven't seen The Iron Giant, but from what I remember from the ads I've seen the model doesn't look bad.

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By in United States,

The ship in a bottle is tremendous, but I fear the bottle itself is too difficult to build (especially the final steps of assembly) for an official LEGO set. The diner looks like the best bet to me. I personally know nothing about Red Dwarf, but that looks like a feasible set to produce as well if they can get the license.

Edit: Oh, and if that Voltron set makes it through after all, I'll cry tears of joy. I've not gotten my hopes up in order to avoid the risk of bitter disappointment, but there's a complete vintage Panosh Lion Force megalith in my non-LEGO display that could use really some company.

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By in United Kingdom,

I want the waltswagon set that's awesome!!

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By in United Kingdom,

The thing with the Red Dwarf set is it's making a big reference to one particular scene where Cat makes a Blue Midget dance. While it's a great design, not everyone who knows Red Dwarf will be familiar with that bit. To get the wider recognition it needs it should really have a Starbug, or a Micro model of Red Dwarf itself.

Also, I presume the rest of the model is supposed to be the dorm room, but why on Titan is it done in dark red? That might be appropriate for the lower decks of the ship, but not the habitation section. And the brickwork detailing?

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By in United Kingdom,

I hope for Landrover and Ship in a bottle. Maybe the Old time Tram.

Sick to death of Star Wars stuff.
Iron Giant , Blaaaah
Lego store, needs another floor.
60's Diner, it is good but not original enough.
VW Golf, Blaaah
Hulk Buster, a good build, but probably just a parts pack for me, for Dark Red.
The Boat Repair Shop is great, but too similar to the Fishing Store.
The (SHIELD) Bus, too many marvel sets anyway.
Red Dwarf Lego, good idea, but possibly the wrong build. It might get transferred to the next review period?

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By in United Kingdom,

I would love the bus from marvels agents of shield and the Lego store modular seems cool

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By in Slovenia,

The bottle uses some clear panels which haven't been produced in a while. Not sure if Ideas sets can warrant an unplanned production run on Q parts.

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By in United Kingdom,

I'm just hoping for a positive voltron update :)

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By in Canada,

Boat Repair - No, we just had the fishing store
SHIELD - NO, Lego Licence
Hulkbuster - NO, Lego Licence
Lego Modular - NO, Lego Modular Theme (Would be great though)
Red Dwarf - NO, IP
Landrover - Possibly, but we've already had a vehicle
Volkswagon - Possibly, but we've already had a vehicle
Tram - Possibly, but needs more to it
Diner - Good possibility
Ship in Bottle - Good possibility
SW UCS - NO, Lego Licence
Iron Giant - NO, IP

Verdict - None (Voltron re-evaluation IP - is it worth obtaining licence other IPs have been discounted TBBT, Adventure time and Beatles, just too niche)

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By in United States,

I am hoping for the Lego shop. It doesn't look like it would be to expensive. But what happened to surf rescue? It be a Shane if they didn't make that; there story is so Asad. ??

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By in United Kingdom,

Red Dwarf got me through my years away from Lego. The set seems to link multiple series (Holly Hop Drive from Series 2; Ace Rimmer & Dwayne Dibbly S4 and S5; S3 Rimmer, etc; S8 Blue Midget) so I would buy it the day of release. The Skutter would need a re-work as it's too big.

With Series 12 on Dave in the UK later in the year it would be a great time to release a set.

Jang - if you want to watch Red Dwarf watch episodes like Back to Reality, Gunmen of the Apocalypse; Backwards or Dimension Jump. Do NOT watch Back to Earth (regarded as Series 9) unless you have watched all other episodes.

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By in Venezuela,

The ones that I want:
-Boat Repair Shop
-Hulkbuster UCS
-Lego Store Modular Version

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By in Indonesia,

For me the ship in a bottle really stands out!

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By in United States,

I would love the Iron Giant and Ship in a Bottle sets, I would love to see: 1950 Dinner, The Bus, Red Dwarf and Boat Repair Shop as it would look great besides the last Idea set.

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By in Australia,

The surf rescue is in a later review batch and is still being reviewed.

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By in United Kingdom,

There's some really good projects this time waiting to take my money :-) The Land Rover will be interesting as they rejected one on a previous review.

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By in New Zealand,

There's only one that makes any smegging sense.... :-)

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By in Australia,

Wow these projects give me goosebumps. The standard is good.

Of course, 11 out of 12 of these sets will be rejected, so...

... XingBao (aka Lepin) to the rescue!!

Or seriously, Lego should consider bringing their customised set service back. Or its Xingbao!

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By in United States,

Ship in a bottle is my burst guess as to the winner. Such a classic, but unnaturally Lego idea executed well.

I'd *like* the lego store and/or diner as well. Doubt the rest, including Voltron

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By in Netherlands,

Lego has already mentioned that they would no longer take licenced products under review. I love the 1950's Diner. I am very curious what's inside. I can't wait for the fisherman's hut to be available so I think the boat repair shop would be a welcome addition to that set.

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By in United Kingdom,

I said at the time, I don't see the point of the ship in the bottle. The point is the bottle has a bottle neck, so you cannot just take the bottle apart and put the ship in then put the bottle back together. Whereas with the lego version, you can.

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By in United States,

I would love the Iron Giant (and so would my 6 year old son) but I expect the only one to pass, if any, will be the ship in a bottle (which I would buy as well).

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By in United States,

I want the modular lego store and ucs reys speeder so bad.

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By in Portugal,

Come on #VintageTram !!!
We need classic trains to complete our train collection!!!

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By in United States,

Making a UCS tram could be a way to appease the trainheads. Otherwise, I'm gonna go the unpopular route and say they're not gonna pick any of em.

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By in United States,

I think the Red Dwarf Lego will win.

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By in United States,

Let's go Voltron Force...

I think I'll go watch some water boil. Maybe paint my house and watch it dry. Anything other than wait for TLG's announcement.

I think Lego has an opportunity with the Iron Giant to offer a 20th anniversary kind of thing. That happens in 2019, so that would give them just enough time to do the design refinement, graphic work, instructions and packaging work, and be ready for shipping. WB Studio isn't exactly going to make a killing off of that movie on its own; you can buy it for $5 or less. I could see them shipping the movie with the set; give WB $3 per set (which is more than they probably get now per DVD) to cover the inclusion of the DVD and the IP in the Lego model.

EDIT:
OK, I never realized how terribly The Iron Giant flopped in the box office. Only $30M, due mostly to poor marketing. WB should DEFINITELY try to do something like this; what do they have to lose?

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By in United States,

The Ship in a Bottle is quite unique and my first choice, but I would be happy with either the Tram or the Diner.

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By in United States,

I like the Golf and Ship in a Bottle, but I'm putting my money on the Diner.

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By in United States,

I predict the Iron Giant will go forward. It's a Warner Bros. property and Lego has had a lot of brand synergy with the studio behind their animated features. IG's prominent role in Ready Player One makes the character relevant again.

Incidentally, between Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment and Warner Bros., there is a lot of overlap between Lego Dimensions licenses and IP featured in RP1.

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By in United Kingdom,

If I had a pound for every time I'd refreshed here and the Ideas twitter page.....

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By in United States,

Ship in a bottle and Voltron WON!!!

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By in Germany,

Okay, Ship in a bottle and Voltron it is...

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By in United States,

I can't open the article about the results - I keep getting a "You've encountered a bug!" page.

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By in Germany,

Huw, can you fix the latest Ideas post? There's a bug.

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By in Netherlands,

Think Jang cried into his keyboard and caused some short-circuit mayhem in that thread. ;)

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By in United Kingdom,

My favourites are the modular Lego store, VW Golf GTi and the ship in a bottle.

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By in United Kingdom,

I like the woltswagon and the land rover

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By in United States,

Voltron is already approved.... Toyark has it up on their main page.
Voltron will be an awesome set to have but I'm afraid the price tag is going to be high.

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By in United States,

These all look good. There are some problems with the licensed stuff. Though I am kind of surprised they picked the voltron set, as they would need a license. The fishing in the bottle looks like a worthy purchase to me

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By in Australia,

My favourites:
1. 1950's Diner (THAT CAR!!!)
2. Lego Store Modular Version
3. Red Dwarf Lego (love the book and the show)

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