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AFOL Community Survey by The LEGO Group

To learn more about the adult LEGO fan community, TLG distributes a survey 2 times a year. The surveys help them understand what you and your fellow AFOLs are engaged in, what you think of your LEGO hobby, and how … Continue reading

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Jamie Davis’ Western Star Rotator Tow Truck – Highway Thru Hell – Tim Tosino

Check out more photos at Tim’s Flickr account As seen at Trains 2014, a lot of people recognized the above MOC from the Discovery Channel (Canada) television show Highway Thru Hell. A rotator is the heaviest tow truck on the … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget – Snoopy and Woodstock Remember – Nov 11, 2014 – Tyler Sky

A few days ago, Tyler Sky, showed us his Snoopy and Woodstock MOC. Today, Remembrance Day and Veteran’s Day, he’s given the two a fitting setting in appreciation of those who fought for our country. Lest We Forget In Flanders … Continue reading

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Trains 2014 – Cameron Rec Centre recap – Nov 8 – 9, 2014

This past weekend, the Vancouver LEGO club had a display at Trains 2014, British Columbia’s biggest model train show which is held annually at the Cameron Recreation Centre in Burnaby.   I hope that you were able to get out … Continue reading

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Snoopy and Woodstock: Best Friends Forever – by Tyler Sky (BrickSky)

Last year, Tyler built Calvin and Hobbes for the Make a Wish Foundation Parade of Wonders VLC display at Van Dusen Gardens Festival of Lights.  This year, he built two more iconic comic book characters for another display.  As much … Continue reading

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Mt Cheam’s Train and Hobby Show 2014 – AbbyLUG and VLC

Last month on Oct 18th and 19th, our neighbours AbbyLUG with a little help from a few members of the Vancouver LEGO Club put on a train display at the 16th annual Mt. Cheam’s Train and Hobby Show. Hopefully some … Continue reading

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Arbutus Ridge Townhouse Development in LEGO (teaser image) – Paul Hetherington

Alas, The Ridge theatre, bowling alley and strip mall in Vancouver are gone.  To be replaced by The Arbutus Ridge Townhouse Development.   Paul Hetherington has chosen to replicated this new complex in LEGO.   I speculate that there won’t … Continue reading

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VLC Sandbox Invasion – BrickCon 2014 MOC

Here is the VLC entry for BrickCon 2014′s theme of Invasion.   Initially conceived by Keith (hamslice) with contributions by Dave, Allan, Tim and Shane.  The idea is a sandbox overrun by green army men and the obstacles the bugs … Continue reading

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Hothlake City by Tyler and Frances Sky

Congratulations to Tyler Sky whose MOC won the “Medium Planetary Structure” trophy in the Space category at BrickCon 2014 in Seattle. Tyler and Frances Sky collaborated on this build. They took their latest MOC’s and combined them into a display … Continue reading

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Brickcon 2014 Award winning MOC – Mouse Guard by Paul Hetherington aka BrickBaron

Welcome to the world of Mouse Guard, the graphic novel, comic and role playing game by David Petersen. These great stories follow the adventures of Lieam, Saxon and Kenzie. Three of the Guards finest guards mice. Their duty is to … Continue reading

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