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BrickSlopes is coming to the South Towne Expo Center in Sandy, Utah May 2nd and 3rd.

This promises to be the LEGO event of the year, whether your 3 or an hundred and 3, this is the LEGO event you don’t want to miss. Many of the ULUG mebers will be there, along with other AFOL’s from across the country.

  • A Family Friendly Environment
  • 24,000 sq ft filled with LEGO Creations by Skilled LEGO builders from across the United States in all Themes Imaginable including:
    • LEGO Space, City and Train, Castle, Super Heroes, Lego Technic to name a few
  • The Brick Pile, an enormous pile of over 100,000 bricks to let your imagination run wild. And when you or the kids are done playing, We’ll pick ‘em up
  • Display of Every LEGO Star-Wars set ever produced!
  • Vendors selling new and out of production LEGO sets, LEGO jewelry, and aftermarket LEGO products from the Hottest Companies producing LEGO compatible products
  • Get the latest on all of the after school and birthday party programs offered by Bricks4Kids and Play Well Technologies.
  • Pick Up discount Coupons at the Utah LEGO store, The Utah LEGO USERS group Display at Salt Lake Comic Con, or Print your own from the website.

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Unless you’ve spent too much time hanging out a the Quick-e Mart, you’ve already heard about the Simpson’s house, and probably even seen pictures of it. For those of you who have been spending too much time hanging out with Apo, Here are the official pictures of the Simpson’ house, and the rest of that illusive information, like price.

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For Over a Year now, rumors have been rampant, that LEGO was going to release a Mini-fig Scale Disney Princess play sets. Those rumors have now been proven mostly correct. That is to say, the new line is probably based on the newer LEGO Friends models (Commonly referred to a s “Mini-Dolls”) For anyone who was upset about the LEGO Friends line, reinforcing gender stereo types and all that , this is not the line of toys for you. But for everyone else who has “girly” girls, or just want to let their daughters have fun, wherever they may find it, this is AWESOME!.

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So it should not be a surprise that I am those, “the excited ones”. Not just because my daughter is a “girly” girl, but in spite of it, because these sets might just be her gateway into something more, you see, there is a part of me that thinks and hopes this will start her on a path thru LEGO Mindstroms, and on to real world engineering and true nerd/geekdom. But even if that doesn’t happen, someday, when she’s all grown, She and I can tell stories of a childhood spent playing with her father and “girly” Lego princesses. Which really is the breaking down of gender stereo types, not hers but mine. Since, as society sees it, should not I a grown man be appalled to play with pink LEGO? Probably, but, well I’m not! Bring it on! Pink frilly castles, towers, carriage rides, romantic boats, under-sea gates and archery sets here I come.
Check out the pictures, and see if you want to join me in the anti-revolution revolution.

Novembers Store Calendar is out, and there’s a hidden Gem in here, if your looking for a great LEGO deal:
The Offer for a Holiday Pick A Brick Box, with $75 purchase, and
The Offer for the Limited Edition Lego Holiday Set with $99 Purchase stack,
So if you wait, and make your purchase in a LEGO store Between November 29th(Black Friday) and December 2 (Cyber Monday) you can get both with your single $99 purchase.

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