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Site name change request from TLG

I'm actually going to throw out another (admittedly boring) option just in case it's decided that it is best not to use Brick Overflow. How about just: Bricks Many other SE sites have very simple ...
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Site name change request from TLG

It's a bummer The LEGO Group won't make an exception, but I understand why. When it comes to trademarks and such, there's good reason to avoid confusion between official and unofficial sites. The ...
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2020 Q3 Activity Support Proposals

I'd like to explore the internals, functionality, and potential hackability of the new Mario intelligent brick: I would perform a teardown via a self-answered Q&A question covering the internals ...
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Becoming a recognized LEGO User Group

We are now Recognized LEGO Fan Media (RLFM)! I am happy to announce that we’ve reviewed and approved your application. Please read through the attached documents carefully and make sure you ...
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Becoming a recognized LEGO User Group

fabulous plan! This is an excellent idea. New users are often confused about our association with The LEGO Group. Having official answers would provide a lot of insight into a variety of questions. ...
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Benefits of Bricks SE being recognized by LEGO

Great question. There are a lot of benefits. Here are some of them: Direct communication with LEGO staff. As our ambassador, I'm connected with the AFOL Engagement Team and can reach out to them with ...
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2020 Q3 Activity Support Proposals

I've been thinking it would be cool to try to make a working LEGO glider using the sails in the 42105 Catamaran for wings. Unfortunately they made the sails 2 different sizes, so I would need 2 ...
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2018 Annual Support Proposals

I would like a chance to review 21310 Old Fishing Store and answer the question: How big is the color inconsistency problem of Sand Green colored LEGO bricks? Sand Green has historically been a ...
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New recognition status with TLG

The distinctions stated in the document are not too big. However, bullet three in the LOC brick of tier one is what Bricks SE is about: "Forum traffic mirrors activities and is perceived as valuable ...
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#WhatWillYouBuild

We got our bricks yesterday, and I put a quick model together using the parts from 10405: I was trying to keep things imaginative and childlike while honoring the history of Lego as these sets do. ...
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Win a LEGO set prize for participating in Winter Bash 2017! (Ended)

We had 91 users earn a hat in Winter Bash this year! We hope that you all had fun! 39 users earned at least 3 hats, so excluding the moderators, we had 36 of us eligible for the drawing. About a ...
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2018 Annual Support Proposals

I have an idea for 42077 Rally Car, which I think LEGO would appreciate. How can I motorize 42077 Rally Car with LEGO Power Functions? The Rally Car set looks really nice, and even has a built-...
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Ideas for our Annual Support package from TLG

First of all, your second point regarding what we don’t have in comparison with other groups is not valid, as the rules clearly stipulate that items are not to be handed out to the public (so we ...
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Win a LEGO set prize for participating in Winter Bash 2017! (Ended)

36 Users have 3 or more hats right now!* How exciting that TLG is recognizing our site as a place to get information about their products! Let us not let them down! * excluding three moderators
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Becoming a recognized LEGO User Group

Here are some of the Recognized LUG requirements I was told by LEGO Employees at BrickFair VA 2016, which may pose an issue: Must have a website, not social media, with contact ability. Must ...
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Winter Bash 2018 Preparations

I think it would be great to have another competition on similar terms to last year, perhaps this time we could award prizes to more people considering the amount LEGO are willing to sponsor.
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2018 Annual Support Proposals

I think I could do something with the brickheadz Can two or more Brick Headz be combined to create a figure on a larger scale that is similar to Brick Headz or at least is humanoid in appearance? ...
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2021 Q2 Activity Support Proposals

I know this is possibly too much to ask for, but I’d like to review set 10278 Police Station (EUR 179.99) with a copy of 60304 Road Plates (EUR 19.99) to answer the question: what are different ways I ...
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2021 Q2 Activity Support Proposals

I'm trying to find more ways to demonstrate and showcase LEGO building in our community. I'd like to propose that each interested participant this quarter receive a copy of 80022 in addition to their ...
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2020 Q3 Activity Support Proposals

I would like to do an analysis of the differences between the new front fork suspension of 42107 Ducati Panigale V4 R and the existing lego shock absorbers (part 731c06). I might also be able to ...
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Winter Bash 2018 Preparations

I’m all for it as well. Let’s get more prizes, different categories, giving multiple people a chance of winning. We could do most hats, prizes for a special hat, even a LEGO hat-building competition (...
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2018 Annual Support Proposals

I'd like to hang on to a few of the Classic and Creator sets. I'm assuming that these will be a bit less popular among our AFOL userbase. I don't have precise questions in mind since I haven't looked ...
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Site name change request from TLG

I think it's very important that our site has an identity and that we respect TLG's wishes. I like the name Brick Overflow for several reasons. It had a lot of support and was the most popular name ...
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New recognition status with TLG

I think it's right for where we are currently - we don't really have "Activities [that] extend far beyond their circle of members/subscribers potentially with a global impact" for example - and our ...
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New recognition status with TLG

I'm very pleased with the tier we have been assigned. I think it's a fair assessment of the current state of the site. Bricks Stack Exchange is in an unusual fit as it is neither primarily ...
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#WhatWillYouBuild

I wrote a review for 10404 Ocean's Bottom last week, which you can find on my site. After building the six featured models in the set, there were a large number of pieces left over. I built two ...
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#WhatWillYouBuild

I was going to make a conventional set using 10405, but of course my little brother stepped in... "Who says ducks can't take over the world? Ducks can do anything!" - Conspiracy Theorist This is ...
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Ideas for our Annual Support package from TLG

Reposted on proposal Q&A here I have an idea for 42077 Rally Car, which I think LEGO would appreciate. How can I motorize 42077 Rally Car with LEGO Power Functions? The Rally Car set ...
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Site name change request from TLG

I have upvoted "Bricks" as it seems to be the cleanest, simplest name for this site, and lines up with the established bricks.stackexchange.com URL. If people want alternatives, how about Brick ...
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