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    October 2017 is now here! This month from September 22 to October 8, LEGO Brand Retail Stores will be offering a free exclusive LEGO Lloyd Minifigure with a purchase of $50 or more. From October 1-31, you can get a free mini LEGO Friends Keepsake box with a purchase of $25 or more.

    The most unique offer this month appears to be the free exclusive LEGO VIP set which you can get free when you spend $125 or more. In addition, there will also be double VIP Points from October 10-25. The exclusive VIP set is a LEGO Brand Retail Store containing a LEGO Brand Store Employee minifigure as well!

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    The full October 2017 LEGO Brand Retail Store Calendar can be found here.

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    The official press release for The Batman Movie 70922 The Joker Manor is here! It will be officially available at LEGO Brand Stores and LEGO Shop at Home beginning November 24, 2017. This set contains 10 minifigures and includes quite a few cool unique functions. Check out the press release below!

    70922 The Joker™ Manor

    Ages 14+. 3,444 pieces.

    US $269.99 – CA $349.99 – DE 269.99€ – UK £249.99 – DK 2299.00 DKK

    *Euro pricing varies by country. Please visit for regional pricing.

    Dare to enter The Joker™ Manor!

    Help Batman™, Barbara Gordon, Alfred Pennyworth™ (in his classic Batsuit) and Nightwing™ regain control of the jokerized Wayne Manor with this massive THE LEGO® BATMAN MOVIE set. The Joker™ Manor is packed with iconic details from the movie and cool functions, including a rollercoaster encircling the whole building, a huge buildable The Joker head with trapdoor and slide, punching boxing gloves, a rocking ‘The Joker’ sign and rotating ‘big eye’ tower. The interior includes a cinema room with a romantic DVD element, kitchen with buildable microwave plus lobster and lemon-slice decorated tile elements, living room with a buildable grand piano, fireplace and bust, swimming pool room, and a music studio with guitar element and buildable mixing desk and loudspeakers. Build this magnificent manor and then recreate your favorite scenes from the movie with 10 included minifigures.

    • Includes 10 minifigures: The Joker™, Batman™, Barbara Gordon, Harley Quinn™, Nightwing™, Alfred Pennyworth™ Classic Batsuit, Disco Batman™, Disco The Joker™, Disco Batgirl™ and Disco Robin™.
    • Features a grand entrance flanked by 2 buildable bombs with translucent spark-style elements, 2-level and 3-level towers with turrets and flag elements on top, a rollercoaster track and train with 3 cars (each with a minifigure seat), rotating ‘big eye’ tower with lever-operated iris to ‘look’ up and down, huge buildable The Joker™ head with trapdoor and slide, rocking ‘The Joker’ sign, ‘Ha! Ha!’ sign, 2 wheel-operated punching boxing gloves, plus many multicolored, translucent light-style decorative elements.
    • Activate the trapdoor to send a minifigure tumbling from the top of the The Joker™ head, down the slide and out through the mouth.
    • Interior includes an entrance hall with 4 plastic, bendy ‘mirror’ elements; living room with a buildable grand piano and stool, bust, and fireplace with translucent-red fire-style elements; cinema room with a screen, minifigure seat and assorted elements including a romantic DVD; kitchen with cup, pot and pan elements, and a buildable microwave with lobster, lemon and plate elements inside; music studio with a buildable mixing desk and loudspeakers, seat and a guitar element; swimming pool room with translucent-blue water-style elements; and an attic with 2 buildable boxes and a rat figure.
    • Weapons include Batman’s Batarang, Barbara Gordon’s revolver and Harley Quinn’s bat.
    • Disco Batman™, Disco The Joker™, Disco Batgirl™ and Disco Robin™ minifigures are new!
    • Recreate and reimagine memorable scenes from THE LEGO® BATMAN MOVIE.
    • The Joker™ Manor measures over 21” (55cm) high, 25” (66cm) wide and 10” (27cm) deep.
    • Rollercoaster train measures over 1” (3cm) high, 5” (15cm) long and 1” (3cm) wide.

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    LEGO Creation: Power & Passion Clan

    Check out this LEGO cool creation from forum member Mantisking. A couple of other different varieties can be found in the LEGO Cool Creations Forum.

    Mobile Frame Zero: Rapid Attack Stats: 2Rh+d8Rh (claws) 2B (spiked shields) 1Gd8 (no ranged weapons) 2W.

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    The September 2017 Monthly Mini Model Build instructions are now available! If you are unable to attend the mini model build session, you can use your own personal pieces to recreate your own Mini LEGO Dinosaur. Looks like there’s quite a bit of green pieces in this Dinosaur. ( :

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    LEGO Collection Stolen

    Brian Richards, a LEGO fan recently has his LEGO Collection stolen. Its very unfortunate that there are people out there that steals people’s LEGO collections. ) :

    We ask the LEGO Community to be on the lookout. To learn more about his LEGO collection and how you can help, please read below and visit his site. Hopefully, he is able to get his LEGO collection back. Thanks to forum member Jeffery for alerting us regarding this.

    When did this happen?

    Sometime after 12:00am ET on Aug 28 (when I got into bed) and 9:00am ET on Aug 28 (when I returned to my basement office) some person(s) invaded my home and relieved our basement of practically every piece of LEGO. And that’s it. None of our expensive electronics (computers, monitors, microphones, etc.), none of my expensive camera equipment (body, lenses, lighting, etc.), none of my woodworking tools (table saw, mitre saw, drill press, router table, etc), or any other things of any kind.

    My office, stripped of LEGO

    How can someone help?

    Our collective hunch is that the sets are being sold off individually and the rest of the pieces sold in one or many bulk lots. The best way you can help is to keep your eyes peeled for used LEGO that’s up for sale. Maybe via Craigslist, maybe via Facebook, maybe via ebay, or pawn shops, or elsewhere. The seller is probably going to list them within a couple hundred miles of Grandville, MI (49418).

    Please either contact the Grandville Police directly via 616-538-6110 or or email me privately. My email address is my first name at this domain.

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    The LEGO Group has announced that its revenue has declined by 5% for the first half of 2017. Future plans from LEGO include a smaller and simpler organization. LEGO is also planning to reducing its total global workforce by 8% by the end of 2017 which would eliminate about 1400 positions. Currently, there are about 18,200 employees.

    2017 First Half Financial Highlights (compared to first half 2016)

    • Revenue down 5 percent to DKK 14.9 billion compared with DKK 15.7 billion
    • Operating profit down 6 percent to DKK 4.4 billion compared with DKK 4.7 billion
    • Net profit down 3 percent at DKK 3.4 billion compared with DKK 3.5 billion
    • Cash flow from operating activities was DKK 4.6 billion compared with DKK 3.9 billion

    Plan for smaller and simpler organisation

    Knudstorp said: “In the process, we have added complexity into the organisation which now in turn makes it harder for us to grow further. As a result, we have now pressed the reset-button for the entire Group. This means we will build a smaller and less complex organisation than we have today, which will simplify our business model in order to reach more children. It will also impact our costs. Finally, in some markets the reset entails addressing a clean-up of inventories across the entire value chain. The work is well under way.”

    As a consequence of the plans, the LEGO Group believes it would need to reduce its total global workforce by around eight per cent. This would impact approximately 1,400 positions, the majority before the end of 2017.  Currently the LEGO Group employs approximately 18,200 people.

    *The full press release is available here.

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    Mini Green LEGO Ninja Mech Dragon Promotion

    From September 4-21, LEGO Shop at Home North America (US | Canada) and LEGO Brand Stores will be offering a free LEGO Mini Green Ninja Mech Dragon with a purchase of $35 or more. There is also an exclusive offer where you can get a free LEGO Ninjago Poster with a LEGO Ninjago purchase from September 4-30.

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    LEGO Bricktober Minifigures 2017 Revealed!

    The Bricktober 2017 LEGO Minifigures have been revealed. This poster was from a Toys R Us Store in Austria where they will be for sale from September 4 to October 1 2017 at 14,99 EURO. A new set will be available each week. For those living in North America, they should be available starting in October (via BrickSamurai and thebrickfan).

    -Bricktober The LEGO Batman Movie Minifigures – 21 pieces
    -Bricktober LEGO City Minifigures – 21 pieces
    -Bricktober LEGO Character Minifigures  – 18 pieces
    -Bricktober LEGO Ninjago Minifigures – 29 pieces

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