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    LEGO Hobbit Board Game

    Here’s a closer look at the LEGO Lord of the Rings The Hobbit Board Game! Its currently listed at Toys R Us United States with a price tag of $26.24 and an expected shipping date for Septebemer 24th. Thanks to forum member just2good for the heads up.

    LEGO The Hobbit Board Game

    LEGO Description

    The world of The Hobbit comes alive in a whole new way with this fun LEGO Board Game! Build the board yourself, then put your brain to the test to help find the missing dwarves in Hobbiton. In this cool twist on the classic memory game, you’ll use clues from beloved characters like Gandalf the Grey and the hobbits of the Shire to figure out the dwarves’ location.
    The LEGO Board Game – The Hobbit features:

    • Includes 1 board game with play tiles, LEGO pieces, and a die
    • Construct the board yourself out of LEGOs
    • Challenge your memory skills to find the missing dwarves
    • Imaginatively immerse yourself in the world of The Hobbit
    • For 2 to 4 players
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    Toys R Us America now has LEGO City Garage available for sale. It appears that this set will be their exclusive. Price is $119.99. Thanks to forum member just2good for the news.

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    LEGO Creation: Mummy Race Team

    Check out this cool LEGO creation from forum member brickhead! Got an awesome LEGO MOC? Share it with us in our LEGO Creations Forum.

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    Update: All sold out now. For those living outside of Europe, we would recommend contacting John Lewis regarding their VAT/tax since its not being removed during the checkout process. Literally, you shouldn’t have to pay 16-17% tax on it (the tax is hidden in the price of the item).

    If you are outside of the United Kingdom, no fear as these LEGO London Olympic minifigures are now available for direct international sale! They are sold by a Britain retailer known as John Lewis (similar to Sears/Macy’s) and the minifigures are also priced without markups at £1.99 (~$3.12 USD). Thanks to Adamson for the heads up.

    Shipping is very heavy for international shipments. However, the good news is that its only a flat £25 charge (~$40 USD). This means that you can order as many minifigures as you like for the same shipping price. 20 minifigures would work out to be about $5/minifigure, 60 minifigures would work out to be $3.67/minifigure, 120 minifigures would work out to be $3.33/minifigure and so on.

    LEGO London Olympic Minifigures

    Shipping Charges

    • United Kingdom: Free Shipping
    • Europe: £7.50
    • International: £25.00

    *International countries includes United States, Canada, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.

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    I finally picked up the August Calendar.  Highlights:

    Pickable model is a “surfer” (note the quotes).

    Free LEGO Birthday Cake with $50 purchase. (Aug 1-10)

    50% off Super Soarer or Blue Roadster w/ a $75 Creator Purchase (Aug 1-31)

    August 7 – Monthly Model Build – Shark 5-7PM

    August 10 – Happy 80th Birthday to the LEGO Group

    August 18 – City LEGO Club Meeting

    August 22 – Special Summer Monthly Model Build – they will offer either the watermelon slice (from 2010), Lighthouse (from 2011) or Adirondack Chair (from 2011) says limit of 100 for children only, begins 5PM.

    August 25 – Friends LEGO Club Meeting

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    July 21 Update: Tower Bridge back instock for €152!

    Amazon Italy currently has the online exclusive LEGO Creator 10214 Tower Bridge on sale for €152 (reg.€219). They also got other great buys like Imperial Shuttle for €186,51, Medieval Market Village for €71,8 and Shuttle Expedition for €70,29. More of their hottest LEGO deals can be found here.

    In other news, it also appears that Amazon Spain now has the LEGO Star Wars Jabba Palace set at a pretty cheap price for €99,12. More of Amazon Spain’s hottest LEGO deals can be found here.

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    The LEGO Cuusoo Minecraft set is now available for sale at ToysRUs.ca. Price is $44.99 which contains a $5 markup. The set is still showing them as out of stock at LEGO Shop at Home so its still good to know that there’s an alternative source for this set. Thanks to forum member unclephn for the news.

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    Nancy writes in to let us know that the two Canadian teens who sent a LEGO man 24km above sea level made a recent visit to her grade 3/4 class in Toronto. You can check out her blog for more pictures. Below is also a neat video interview conducted by the kids.

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    Forum member dho7622u and melsig informs us that if you use your Mastercard, you can get $25 off $125. Use coupon code MC125. Valid today only until 8:00pm EDT or until 4000 offers have been redeemed. Since they’re offering a MSRP sale right now, you can actually get up to 20% off retail (assuming you make a $125 purchase).

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