Is it just me...

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Is it just me...

Post by NIGELTTF » Thu Aug 26, 2010 1:21 pm

or does nobody seem to like Ben 10. I saw them for 75% off in Target and still wasn't tempted.

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Post by legohunter » Thu Aug 26, 2010 6:25 pm

Sorry, it is not my cup of tea. Besides, there are many other more interesting sets I haven't got yet.

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Post by hatcher » Thu Aug 26, 2010 6:51 pm

Every where I go they are on sale too it seems. I don't see any appeal in them, but I have seen a few kids playing with them.
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Post by toystest » Thu Aug 26, 2010 6:52 pm

I kind of hated the bionical series as it really does not look like lego to me anymore. The same goes with these sets.

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Post by dr_spock » Thu Aug 26, 2010 7:15 pm

My little guy likes Bionicles but Ben 10 doesn't seem to click with him. On the good side, more funds for daddy's Lego habit now that Bionicles are ending. :D

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Post by ncbarrett » Fri Aug 27, 2010 5:23 am

dr_spock wrote:My little guy likes Bionicles but Ben 10 doesn't seem to click with him. On the good side, more funds for daddy's Lego habit now that Bionicles are ending. :D
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Post by slacker » Fri Aug 27, 2010 7:19 am

I didn't get into Bionicles and not getting into Hero Factory either. I tried to like the movies but I hate them.

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Post by wkunert » Fri Aug 27, 2010 2:05 pm

Hate em, as do my target-age-group boys. Has anyone seen any decent MOCs using those pieces?

Perfectly illustrates how the LEGO company can make obvious missteps that any LEGO fan could have easily predicted for them. Just like not producing enough collectable minifigs to meet demand. Minifig scale Ben10 would have sold fine, but there was probably a licensing reason they couldn't compete with other companies' action figures.

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Post by legitimatealex » Sun Aug 29, 2010 10:27 am

It's not just you. Those sets are god awful. Target and Walmart are pushing those sets on clearance something awful and they're just so pathetic.
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Post by yankeeken » Mon Aug 30, 2010 8:56 pm

Personally, I think Ben 10 looks like drugged up Bionicles.

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Post by possum » Tue Aug 31, 2010 7:34 am

yankeeken wrote:Personally, I think Ben 10 looks like drugged up Bionicles.
Drugs are way more fun than those things look.
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Post by legitimatealex » Tue Aug 31, 2010 9:22 am

possum wrote:
yankeeken wrote:Personally, I think Ben 10 looks like drugged up Bionicles.
Drugs are way more fun than those things look.
I don't know, if I saw Spidermonkey coming at me I would think I was drugged up.

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Post by vynsane » Tue Aug 31, 2010 2:29 pm

I'm sure someone, somewhere, already has come up with an awesome use for these pieces. It's obviously not me... but someone out there...
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Post by NIGELTTF » Wed Sep 01, 2010 1:42 pm

vynsane wrote:I'm sure someone, somewhere, already has come up with an awesome use for these pieces. It's obviously not me... but someone out there...
If someone managed to do it with Galidor....

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Post by Mantisking » Wed Sep 15, 2010 7:53 am

NIGELTTF wrote:or does nobody seem to like Ben 10. I saw them for 75% off in Target and still wasn't tempted.
If they were much cheaper I'd possibly be tempted. But the amount of usable parts is small and I'm not going to shell out that much money for something I'm not going to use, even though I like the colors.

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Post by NIGELTTF » Thu Sep 16, 2010 5:41 am

Mantisking wrote:
NIGELTTF wrote:or does nobody seem to like Ben 10. I saw them for 75% off in Target and still wasn't tempted.
If they were much cheaper I'd possibly be tempted. But the amount of usable parts is small and I'm not going to shell out that much money for something I'm not going to use, even though I like the colors.
Even 75% off wasn't enough, I suppose I'd give it a shot at 90% off, the only lego I passed on at 90% off was Galidor. :lol:

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Re: Is it just me...

Post by Mantisking » Thu Sep 16, 2010 7:08 am

NIGELTTF wrote:or does nobody seem to like Ben 10. I saw them for 75% off in Target and still wasn't tempted.
Mantisking wrote:If they were much cheaper I'd possibly be tempted. But the amount of usable parts is small and I'm not going to shell out that much money for something I'm not going to use, even though I like the colors.
NIGELTTF wrote:Even 75% off wasn't enough, I suppose I'd give it a shot at 90% off, the only lego I passed on at 90% off was Galidor. :lol:
I don't recall seeing them at 75% off. I must have missed that sale. I'm not even going for the "buy $40 of Lego and get a Ben 10 free" sale at TRU.

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Re: Is it just me...

Post by legitimatealex » Thu Sep 16, 2010 9:43 am

Mantisking wrote:
NIGELTTF wrote:or does nobody seem to like Ben 10. I saw them for 75% off in Target and still wasn't tempted.
Mantisking wrote:If they were much cheaper I'd possibly be tempted. But the amount of usable parts is small and I'm not going to shell out that much money for something I'm not going to use, even though I like the colors.
NIGELTTF wrote:Even 75% off wasn't enough, I suppose I'd give it a shot at 90% off, the only lego I passed on at 90% off was Galidor. :lol:
I don't recall seeing them at 75% off. I must have missed that sale. I'm not even going for the "buy $40 of Lego and get a Ben 10 free" sale at TRU.
Maybe 'buy a LEGO set and get Ben 10 free.' Not that the Ben 10 is enticing, it's just a perk.
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Re: Is it just me...

Post by clock4me » Sat Sep 18, 2010 1:45 pm

The line sells horrible so I doubt there will be another wave. Even when on sale, they're barley moving out of the shelves at all.

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Re: Is it just me...

Post by Everybody » Sun Sep 19, 2010 8:08 pm

These are absolutely terrible and I don't even consider them lego. There like lesser life forms of lego.

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