Saturday, 26 April 2014

LEGO unveils set 10244: Fairground Mixer at Sydney Brick Show.

LEGO today unveiled at the Syndey Brick Show their new CREATOR Expert set: 10244 Fairground Mixer. This new set will be available through LEGO Shop@Home from the beginning of June.

Apparently this will also be available In-Store in Australia around September as a David Jones Exclusive.

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Here is the press release...

10244 Fairground Mixer

Ages 16+ | 1,746 Pieces

US $149.99 - CA $179.99 - AU $199.99 - DE 129.99€ - UK £119.99 - DK 1,199.00 DKK
*Euro pricing varies by country.  Please visit shop.LEGO.com for regional pricing.

Climb aboard the LEGO® Fairground Mixer and hold onto your hat!

Unfold the awesome Fairground Mixer, turn the crank and see it come to life! The fair has come to town and children and adults alike can’t wait to try the rides. Buy your ticket from the ticket booth and climb aboard the Mixer. Then try reaching the golden bell on the high striker or hit the target to plunge the dunk tank lady into the water. As evening falls, the swirling Mixer ride glows in the darkness, before being folded down onto its own trailer for transportation to the next town. This magical fairground is packed with wonderful details that will capture everyone’s imagination. Includes 12 minifigures: a juggling man on stilts, dunk tank lady, strong man challenger, ticket lady, truck driver/ride operator, 2 women, 2 girls, 2 boys and a queasy man who tried the mixer one too many times.

Enjoy the magical atmosphere of the fairground with the LEGO® Fairground Mixer, packed with exciting features and imaginative details.
  • Includes 12 minifigures: a juggling man on stilts, dunk tank lady, strong man challenger, ticket lady, truck driver, ride operator, 2 women, 2 girls, 2 boys and a queasy man who tried the mixer one too many times
  • Features working Fairground Mixer ride with crank operation, 2 transport trucks, high striker and dunk tank
  • Includes glow-in-the-dark elements
  • Mixer truck has opening doors, windshield wipers and removable roof to access interior with bed and TV
  • Accessory truck holds ticket booth, high-striker and dunk tank
  • Accessories include: ice cream, popsicle, lime green cherries, teddy bear, juggling pins and a large and small mallet for the high-striker
  • Easily upgrade the Mixer ride with LEGO® Power Functions motors (not included)
  • Enjoy the fun of the fair!
  • Includes over 1,700 pieces
  • Fairground Mixer ride unfolded measures over 11” (30cm) high, 17” (45cm) long and 12” (31cm) wide

Available for sale directly through LEGO® beginning
June 2014 via shop.LEGO.com, LEGO® Stores or via phone.














Thursday, 17 April 2014

Beauty and the Geek Australia are Looking for a LEGO Fan... Is it You?

ShineAustralia.com have contacted OBN to help find a single and avaliable LEGO Fan to be on the newest series of Beauty and the Geek Australia to air on Channel 7.  Here is what they are looking for...
  • Casting for Beauty and the Geek Australia is now open.
  • We are after a Lego fan on the show, applicants need to be 18-30 and single.
  • Applications can be submitted at www.beautyandthegeek.com.au 
We are after Male "geeks" ages 18-30 years who are single and up for some fun!

There is a large cash prize up for grabs and it’s an experienced of a lifetime!

We look forward to your response.



Hit the link above if you want to be in it to win it. Who knows you might find your second love ;-P

We wish you luck.

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Sydney-siders To Help Build World's Largest Darth Vader Model from LEGO bricks


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OBN were contacted to let you fellow LEGO fans that this upcoming May the 4th weekend, Star Wars and LEGO fans alike are invited to come together and celebrate the world of LEGO Star Wars with a building event like no other.  Over the course of the Saturday May 3rd and Sunday May 4th, US LEGO Master Builder, Dan Steininger, will Join Australia¹s own LEGO Certified Professional, Ryan McNaught, and with the help of YOU will attempt a world first - the largest model of Darth Vader made from LEGO bricks, standing at close to 4m in height and made over a quarter of a million LEGO bricks.









SYDNEY IT¹S TIME TO CHOOSE YOUR SIDE THIS MAY THE 4TH
 
LEGO® Master Builder Calls On Sydney-siders To Help Build World¹s Largest Darth Vader Model from LEGO Bricks
 
This May the 4th weekend, Jedi and LEGO® fans alike are invited to come together and celebrate the world of LEGO® Star WarsTM with a building event like no other.
 
US LEGO Master Builder, Dan Steininger, will land in Sydney to join Australia¹s own LEGO Certified Professional, Ryan McNaught, in an attempt to build the world¹s largest model of Darth Vader from LEGO bricks.
 
Taking place at Westfield Penrith from Saturday May 3rd to Sunday May 4th, Dan and Ryan will be calling on members of the public to help them build the huge model of Darth Vader. Set to scale at close to 4m in height and using more than a quarter of a million LEGO bricks, the model will be one of the biggest ever seen in Australia.
 
But the fun doesn¹t stop there, as fans will be invited to choose their side, like Anakin, as Dan and Ryan also build a giant model of the Jedi Grand Master himself, Yoda, made from LEGO bricks, standing over 2m in height.
 
In addition, there will be exciting new sets from the extensive LEGO Star Wars range on display. Over the two days, there will also be Star Wars trivia and LEGO speed building challenges offering plenty of prizes for everyone.
 
So come dressed as your favourite Star Wars character for the chance to win a LEGO Star Wars goodie bag, or just bring the power of the Force with you to join in on all the funĊ  and May the 4th be with you!
 
WHAT:                         LEGO Star Wars Building Challenge

WHY:                           To celebrate Star Wars day (May the 4th) and the launch of the 2014 LEGO Star Wars collection, LEGO fans of all ages have the chance to assist in the building of a giant model of the Dark Leader Darth Vader and the Jedi Grand Master himself, Yoda. 

WHEN:                        May 3rd, 10am to 5pm

                                   May 4th, 10am to 4pm

WHERE:                      Centre Court, Westfield Penrith ­ 585 High St, Penrith NSW 2750

COST:                         Free


  
Thanks to Grace  from Onegreenbean for letting us know.