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Walmart got to me again, picked up 2 Monster Fighters Vampire Castles($88/per) and a Jabba's Palace for $95 with free shipping. Still waiting on my initial order, not too happy with their shipping times, but if the product ends up being worthy, I will be happy.

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In the last few weeks... -Cafe Corner 10182 open, no instructions -Holiday Train 10173 open - $600 for Cafe and train -3 Epic Dragon Battle 9450 - Meijer $102 ea -Battle for Hogwarts 4867 - Meijer $30 -Star Wars Advent Calendar 9509 - Meijer $40 -9 Green Lantern 4528 - Kmart $7 ea -Death Star 10188 - AMZ $337 -Fire Brigade 10197 - AMZ $97 (arrived crushed, got 20% off) -Tower Bridge 10214 - AMZ $169 -2 Millennium Falcon 7965 - AMZ $102 ea -Podracers 7962 - AMZ $56 Wow, now that I see it all laid out, I need to slow my roll. Also, I really want to build every last one of these, like, right now.

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Got 4 Batcave's (6860) on Amazon last night for only $49.70 each! I thought they were a steal at $53.00, but this is even sweeter!

If I find some Batcaves for this price I am going to ****** some up too, too good a set to not do well.

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I had some fun with Craigslist today, as I was able to meet up with 3 different sellers. Purchase #1 - Used Jango's Slave 1 w/ excellent box and instructions =$50 Purchase #2 - Dozens of sets that if all is present, worth about $500 = $200 Purchase #3 - Sealed Lego Friends Olivia House and Stables = $50 Assuming the second purchase is relatively complete, should be able to turn this stuff around for a decent profit, I have gotten away from buying lots to flip, but they are easy money if you know what you're looking for, and willing to do the work. I tried playing hardball to get 7153 down to $40, but didn't want to lose out on it for 10 bucks, and can still turn it over for $100. Not sure if I want to hold onto the Friends sets or not, I can double that money now, or wait, not sure as of yet.

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Today, I bought the LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar (9509) was on sale on Amazon. You save $10 which is 20% off the retail price. Been waiting for it to go on sale since it came out.

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Bought approx 45lbs of bulk LEGO, the majority of which was Star Wars and early Harry Potter for $300. Had instructions for approx 35 sets, but no minifigs. Seems like an okay deal. If I can't piece together many of the sets, I'll certainly have a lot more bulk pieces to sort into color bins... Prior, I got 2 Town Halls 10224 for $160 ea from Target. Also, 2 Minecraft Microworlds for $34.99 ea, 1 from LEGO Shop at Home and 1 from Amazon. Both places are limit 1 :(. Going to wait for them to go out of stock again, then flip them on to eBay. Doesn't make sense to me to hold on to these for too long.

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I purchased 2 Monster Fighters "9462 The Mummy" with 25% discount at Zellers. Reg: 14.99 CAD each Payed: 11,24 CAD each Cool minifigs!

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Picked up the Orc Forge and a baseplate from my LEGO Store. Got a free small Pick-A-Brick cup as well as a minifigure set. Plus had $10 off coupon. It was a pretty good haul. On side note, saw a guy buy all the modular buildings for his grandson. What a great grandpa!

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Well, here's a odd long list.

CITY - Mining 4x4

CITY - Bank & Money Transfer (Target exlcusive)

(retails at $50, bought for $40)

CITY - Prisoner Transport (Target exclusive?)

(2011 version)

CITY - Offroad Fire-Rescue (set from 2007!)

(can't believe I found a bunch of these sitting on the shelves in great condition)

STAR WARS - The Battle of Naboo

(bought for $20)

And finally, I 'smooshed' my way into getting the final five of the MINIFIGURES series 8 characters.

For once I have a complete series! YAHOOO!!

I also intentionally bought some extras of a few characters.

5 "Evil Robot"s

3 "Vampire Bat"s

2 "Business Man"s

I learned alot from this last series of MINIFIGURES, including something that will change everything!

....or maybe not.

I also have some sets on layaway, but will wait to list them when I actually have them.

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Now that LEGO Shop at Home has free shipping again(for $99 and over) I decided to use my points and basically have a free order. Bought Desert Skiff, Batcave, and a Ninjago keychain for a total of $5. My total came to $99.97, so they only got an extra .97 out of me above their free shipping. :)

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I am new to the lego hobby, however I did pick up the passenger train 7938. for 92.00(free shipping) on amazon last week. It didnt ship til sunday as it was on backorder but I will have by friday. Now I am debating what to order next.

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I had some fun with Craigslist today, as I was able to meet up with 3 different sellers.

Purchase #1 - Used Jango's Slave 1 w/ excellent box and instructions =$50

Purchase #2 - Dozens of sets that if all is present, worth about $500 = $200

Purchase #3 - Sealed Lego Friends Olivia House and Stables = $50

Assuming the second purchase is relatively complete, should be able to turn this stuff around for a decent profit, I have gotten away from buying lots to flip, but they are easy money if you know what you're looking for, and willing to do the work. I tried playing hardball to get 7153 down to $40, but didn't want to lose out on it for 10 bucks, and can still turn it over for $100. Not sure if I want to hold onto the Friends sets or not, I can double that money now, or wait, not sure as of yet.

Since the Friends sets were sealed and I didn't really want to deal with them for the long term, I took them to Walmart and turned my $50 into $130 by taking them back and getting store credit. Not sure if there is a moral dilemma here(I don't have one) but that was too easy of a money maker, and that's why we're here, right? Capitalism! Anyway, they said I can use it for Walmart.com also, so waiting for the next sale, would love to turn my $50 into a Diagon Alley or something like that.

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Finally got my Tower Bridge and Grand Emporium this last week. Now let the fundraising begin for the Haunted House! Thankfully, that gorgeous new Arkham Asylum Breakout set is still a couple months away!

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These are my purchases in the last 7 days. 5 B-Wing Starfighter (with the free TC-14) 5 Winter Village 2 Battle of Helm's Deep 2 Bat Cave 30 Maersk Trains 30 Medieval Market Village 10 Holiday Bakery 20 Winter Village Bakery 2 Millenium Falcons (7965)

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