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Re: Where dust goes to gather...
« Reply #645 on: 26 April, 2019, 12:50:02 pm »
'Sobbing' This won't be a problem. IT WONT BE A PROBLEM.

My exact words regarding Amiibo.

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Re: Where dust goes to gather...
« Reply #646 on: 26 April, 2019, 05:59:02 pm »
Yeah, pictures are more interesting.....

Sadly, a lot of my G1 stuff is currently stored away, though I have still got a few of the big boys sitting about.like Metroplex, Trypticon and Scorponok.....





A couple of masterpiece figures and a Unicron standing next to them....


My MP10 Prime's are currently gathering dust in a detolf alongside a reissue G1 optimus and some of my 1/6 scale figures....





Sneaking in at the bottom is my 1/6 Indy, one of my (no joke intended) holy grail possessions.





Cheers.

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Re: Where dust goes to gather...
« Reply #647 on: 26 April, 2019, 06:15:40 pm »
Oh, and one last one for the 1970's kids.....gathering increasing dust under my bedroom TV are the three original Classic Lego Space ships from circa 1978/79.....from left to right, LL928 Galaxy explorer, LL918 and LL924.



Thanlfully my wife is an infinitely tolerant human being. And that's enough of my tat.....
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Re: Where dust goes to gather...
« Reply #648 on: 26 April, 2019, 06:30:18 pm »
.....almost. I need to throw in classic star wars to finish the dust tour....

1983 Kenner versus 2018 hot toys.



And 1978 kenner too.....



Because, stormtroopers are cool.

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Re: Where dust goes to gather...
« Reply #649 on: 26 April, 2019, 06:59:41 pm »
gathering increasing dust under my bedroom TV
Someone needs to invent a Lego de-duster. So. Much. Dusting.

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Re: Where dust goes to gather...
« Reply #650 on: 26 April, 2019, 08:50:25 pm »
gathering increasing dust under my bedroom TV
Someone needs to invent a Lego de-duster. So. Much. Dusting.

They're almost impossible to clean eh? I've got a big lego millenium falcon, and it's incredibly fragile.....just impossible to clean (or move). I guess Lego was not a toy that was designed for display! 

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Re: Where dust goes to gather...
« Reply #651 on: 26 April, 2019, 11:23:52 pm »
gathering increasing dust under my bedroom TV
Someone needs to invent a Lego de-duster. So. Much. Dusting.

They're almost impossible to clean eh? I've got a big lego millenium falcon, and it's incredibly fragile.....just impossible to clean (or move). I guess Lego was not a toy that was designed for display!

I use a soft paintbrush. Apparently Some make-up brushes are good as well.

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Re: Where dust goes to gather...
« Reply #652 on: 26 April, 2019, 11:41:28 pm »
We collect the modulars. I've subsequently added quite a few vehicles and minifigs. The display is about 80% dust, although it's at least not as bad as when it was mostly Zoids. Those buggers are impossible to clean.

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Re: Where dust goes to gather...
« Reply #653 on: 27 April, 2019, 12:05:01 am »
We collect the modulars. I've subsequently added quite a few vehicles and minifigs. The display is about 80% dust, although it's at least not as bad as when it was mostly Zoids. Those buggers are impossible to clean.

Yeah, I've got a fairly dusty Krark/Salamander on top of a bookshelf...

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Re: Where dust goes to gather...
« Reply #654 on: 29 April, 2019, 11:26:01 am »
I think we need a dust buster!!! thread
But everybody else is overwhelmed by indifference and the promise of an early bed

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Re: Where dust goes to gather...
« Reply #655 on: 29 April, 2019, 01:18:50 pm »
They're almost impossible to clean eh? I've got a big lego millenium falcon, and it's incredibly fragile.....just impossible to clean (or move). I guess Lego was not a toy that was designed for display!


I do wonder this about some of the modern Lego - if it's too fragile to be easily moved then it isn't a toy any more - and Lego should be a toy first and foremost!

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Re: Where dust goes to gather...
« Reply #656 on: 29 April, 2019, 03:56:56 pm »
I dunno. Although it might sound a bit Lord Business, I'd say Lego has multiple purposes these days. Primarily, it's a toy line, but it's also a nostalgia-infused kit line – the modern-day equivalent of Airfix. Let's face it – there aren't too many kids who are going to play with the Architecture line, or the Vestas Wind Turbine set. Even that gigantic Hogwarts Castle set is very much a display piece, rather than something to sit there playing with.

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« Reply #657 on: 29 April, 2019, 07:20:22 pm »
Very true!  I wonder could there also be a reflection of childhood use patterns? My son used to build his Lego sets and play with them as if they were 'regular' toys, seldom if ever breaking them up (except temporarily in crashes etc). There's still a few of his SW vehicles dotted around the place. By contrast my daughter (9) barely finishes any new set before she's pulled it apart and merged it into her latest Lumberjanes-inspired project, an ever-evolving spread of carefully outfitted log cabins and tree-houses that never stay the same for longer than a day.


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Re: Where dust goes to gather...
« Reply #658 on: 29 April, 2019, 07:31:27 pm »
Very true!  I wonder could there also be a reflection of childhood use patterns? My son used to build his Lego sets and play with them as if they were 'regular' toys, seldom if ever breaking them up (except temporarily in crashes etc). There's still a few of his SW vehicles dotted around the place. By contrast my daughter (9) barely finishes any new set before she's pulled it apart and merged it into her latest Lumberjanes-inspired project, an ever-evolving spread of carefully outfitted log cabins and tree-houses that never stay the same for longer than a day.

Not going to lie, this made me grin from ear to ear. You're bringing your sprog up on some choice comics, Tordels my good man.

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Re: Where dust goes to gather...
« Reply #659 on: 29 April, 2019, 08:01:13 pm »
Mini-IP (4) is like that with her sets, which have been smashed to bits and recombined into all manner of oddball contraptions. Most of a London bus still exists, as does a dinosaur, and parts of a house. But mostly, it's BUILD ALL OF THE THINGS. Hence why she's not getting free rein with my modulars. Getting those back together again would be a bloody nightmare. (She does get all the vehicles now and again, though, from the Mystery Machine to Ecto-1.)