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    LEGO Banana Guy Minifigure with Hut Set

    LEGOLandBillund has revealed a new LEGO Banana Guy Minifigure with House. The mini LEGO product contains 5 pieces and even includes a mini orange radio box! In the past, there was another LEGO Banana Minifigure that was released and it was 71013 LEGO Minifigures Series 16. However, this version of the Banana Man does not contain sunglasses and has no banner logo on the banana. It also has sandals as well!

    This should probably be a promotional item in the future just like the Mini Easter Bunny Hut set. (via Promobricks and thebrickfan)

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    The LEGO Star Wars 75192 UCS Millennium Falcon was released last year and LEGO was offering a limited edition collectible LEGO Star Wars VIP Card. This LEGO Star Wars VIP Card allows you to have a year of special access to a variety of benefits. These benefits could include promotions, gifts, special events and more. The card was mailed out to those that purchased the set. Below is an image of the LEGO Star Wars VIP Card. Thanks to forum member legodt for sharing.

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    Founder of Toys R Us Passes Away at 94

    There’s more sad news for Toys R Us. Charles Lazarus, the founder of Toys R Us Inc. has passed away at the age of 94 in Manhattan, New York City today. This is a week after Toys R Us announced that it be shutting down its stores in America. Charles Lazarus stepped down as CEO in 1994.

    The first Toys R Us store was opened in 1957 and then expanded quite rapidly using its toy supermarket formula by driving out smaller toy retailer competitors.  It became the largest toy store chain in the world with offerings of toys year round and not just during Christmas time. However, they are no longer able to compete in the digital age with online shopping and mobile games. In addition, it had a high debt load which made it difficult for them to continue to improve and innovate its existing stores and its online website. Thanks to Fortune for the news.

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    This week from Friday, March 23 to Sunday April 1, 2018, Toys R Us Canada will be offering 20% off ALL LEGO Friends, City and Marvel Super Heroes theme sets. For 3 days only (March 23-25), you can also get 40% off LEGO DC Wonder Woman Warrior Battle Set and LEGo City In and Out Volcano Lift Helicopter. Thanks to forum member AbuTaleb for the news.

    LEGO Easter Scavenger Hunt (Free LEGO Bunny Minifigure)

    This Saturday, March 24, Toys R Us Canada stores will be hosting a LEGO Easter Scavenger Hunt. The event runs from 11am-1pm. You can also get a free LEGO Bunny Minifigure as well. This is a great event for families with children to go to. ( :

    Get your Canadian LEGO News here first. We are Canada’s #1 Leading Destination for the Latest LEGO News.

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    The press release for the Disney LEGO IDEAS 21314 TRON: Legacy set is now out. It will be released on March 31, 2018. Price is $34.99 USD/$44.99 CAD/£29.99 GBP. Contains 230 pieces and recommended for those age 10+.

    LEGO 21314 TRON: Legacy

    Build, play and display with this futuristic LEGO® Ideas 21314 TRON: Legacy set from Disney, featuring 2 Light Cycles, each with minifigure seats and translucent-colored light-style elements, plus a divisible TRON grid with attachment points for the vehicles. Use the grid as a display base for the Light Cycles or split it in 2 to recreate the chase scene from Disney’s TRON: Legacy movie. Alternatively, stage an Identity Disc battle between the 3 included LEGO minifigures—Sam Flynn, Quorra and Rinzler—on the grid. This construction toy includes a booklet with information about its fan creator and LEGO designers, plus the lowdown on Disney’s TRON: Legacy movie and its main characters.

    • Includes 3 LEGO® minifigures: Sam Flynn, Quorra and Rinzler.
    • Features 2 buildable Light Cycles for Sam Flynn and Rinzler, and a TRON grid/display base.
    • Sam Flynn’s Light Cycle features a minifigure seat, authentic features and assorted translucent-blue light-style elements, including power stream effects.
    • Rinzler’s Light Cycle features a minifigure seat, authentic features and assorted translucent-orange light-style elements, including power stream effects.
    • TRON grid/display base features 2 detachable parts, attachment points for the 2 Light Cycles and translucent-blue elements.
    • Divide the grid to recreate the Light Cycle chase scene from Disney’s TRON: Legacy movie, or use it to role-play the disc battle scene with the minifigures.
    • Includes Quorra’s sword.
    • Accessory elements include Sam Flynn and Quorra’s blue Identity Discs, and Rinzler’s 2 orange Identity Discs.
    • Attach the discs to the back of each minifigure.
    • This construction toy includes a booklet with building instructions, information about the set’s fan creator and LEGO designers, and the lowdown on Disney’s TRON: Legacy movie and its main characters.
    • Each Light Cycle measures over 1″ (5cm) high, 6” (17cm) long and 1” (4cm) wide.
    • TRON grid/display base measures over 8” (22cm) wide and 3” (9cm) deep.

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    If you missed the March 2018 Monthly Mini Model Build, the instructions are now available. Last month’s LEGO build was a mini LEGO Goat. You can use your own pieces or pick up pieces at the Pick a Brick Wall at your local LEGO Brand Retail Store or at LEGO Shop at Home (US | Canada | UK).

    March 2018 Monthly Mini Model LEGO Store Build Goat

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    While the parent company Toys R Us America is going through liquidation, Toys R Us Canada has received multiple non-binding bids on the Canadian operations and its 82 stores as reported on Financial Post. This is definitely good news. One of the bidders is MGA Entertainment (producer of Bratz dolls and Little Tikes). Toys R Us Canada has strong leadership and enough cash to continue paying its vendors.

    Show below: LEGO City 7848 ToysRUs Delivery Truck & Store (2010 Exclusive Limited Edition)

    Toys R Us is hoping that they are able to secure a buyer that will take up not only the Toys R Us Canada network of 82 stores, but also the top 200 performing stores in America. The whole process is being speeded up where the auction will be held on March 29 and the closing will occur at the latest by April 16. If all goes well, we may still have Toys R Us stores on both sides of the border.

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    The 40th anniversary 71021 LEGO Series 18 Party Collectable Minifigures are now listed at LEGO Shop at Home. Minifigures will be available beginning April 2018. They are priced at $3.99 each. Thanks to Victoria for writing in with the news.

    Bring exciting new play possibilities to existing LEGO® sets with the celebratory LEGO Minifigures Party series. This festive series of fun collectibles comes with an array of new-for-April-2018 accessories and costumes, and features a host of brightly dressed characters, all ready to party. The Party series lineup includes the Dragon Suit Guy, Firework Guy, Elephant Costume Girl, LEGO Brick Suit Guy, LEGO Brick Suit Girl, Cactus Girl, Party Clown, Cake Guy, Unicorn Guy, Flowerpot Girl, Birthday Party Girl, Birthday Party Boy, Spider Suit Boy, Cowboy Costume Guy, Race Car Guy, Cat Costume Girl and, last but not least, a rare replica of one of the first minifigures ever produced—the 1978 Police Officer. Each minifigure comes in a sealed ‘mystery’ bag, together with one or more accessory elements, plus a collector’s leaflet and a unique display baseplate.

    • Every minifigure in this series comes with one or more accessory elements, plus a collector’s leaflet and a unique display baseplate.
    • The LEGO® Minifigures Party series features an array of exciting new-for-April-2018 costumes and accessories, including a LEGO brick costume torso that functions like a real brick, ‘gift box’ element, spider hat and back piece, dragon head and dragon tail, flower hat, flowerpot hip piece, firework costume, cactus costume with new cactus arms, race car hip piece, handheld balloon animal, cat mask, elephant mask, updated boy and girl wigs, updated retro male wig that works with a party hat, balloon on a string element, balloon dog, tiny mouse with soft tail, and a cake that a minifigure can jump out of!
    • Get ready to host the biggest LEGO minifigure party in town!
    • Combine with LEGO® building sets for endless play possibilities.
    • Have fun trading minifigures with your friends to complete your collection.
    • These fun collectibles are suitable for ages 5+.
    • PLEASE NOTE: Each ‘mystery’ bag contains one of the 17 characters available in this collection. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate requests for specific minifigures. If you purchase more than one ‘mystery’ bag, you may receive two or more identical minifigures.

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