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Welcome to the ReBrick blog! Your one-stop desitnation for the updates and developments on ReBrick. Check back every Monday to read the ReBrick'er of the Week article,  and  come back Friday to find out the most popular bookmarks of the week. Of course, don't forget to stop by inbetween then for any other news! Got questions, concerns, or general feedback? Leave us a comment!

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Communicating Through Visuals

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“The importance of the box design is to present the LEGO® model in the best possible way – but also to attract the customer.” We talk a lot about the LEGO models and the design that goes into creating these models. But there is a lot more to a finished set than the model itself. Meet LEGO Art Director Roberta Sandri. She is the Lead Art Director on LEGO Architecture as we...

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Ancient Bricks and Missing Links

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Dougblash is all about building historical LEGO® missing links. “As an archaeologist, my main focus is building temples and historical sites from all around the world,” explains the ReBricker of the Week.  “Whenever there are regions and eras missing from the LEGO timeline, I create them!” You can see a lot of his missing links on his LEGO CUUSOO account, where ...

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It All Started with a Big Tub of Bricks

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Imagine a pill dispenser that gave you the right medication at the right time with the help of a wrist watch. Sounds pretty handy, especially for those on regular medications who can’t always remember when to take what. Now imagine if this dispenser was built out of LEGO® bricks. When snowball1385 was in a First LEGO League team a few years ago, they designed this dispenser and took fif...

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Everything is Awesome

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The LEGO movie is here!  Also, if you’ve heard the Everything is Awesome song – chances are it’s on repeat in your mind right now. The most popular bookmarks of the week have certainly taken the movie to heart. With a feature from our new LEGO Movie Be the Special contest!   Most Viewed and Most Shared K-GLU FIGHTER 3 This awesome K-GLU fighter is really made an alt...

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On the Soaking of Microfigures

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Take it from Legendarydrew, be careful what you soak your LEGO® pieces in. He learned the hard way. “Recently, I had great difficulty removing the paint from some Microfigures (from the City Alarm game) where it had settled between the legs,” the ReBricker of the Week reveals. “I had the brilliant idea of soaking them in surgical spirit (rubbing alcohol) and then vinegar. T...

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Be the Special - The LEGO® Movie ReBrick Competition

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As you know from previews of The LEGO® Movie, Emmet is a special LEGO Minifigure. Well, not just special, THE Special. With the release of the film just around the corner, we’d like to ask you to be like Emmet and invite you to Be The Special!   From February 10th until March 31st, we invite you to take part in an alternative build competition.  In the spirit of The LEGO...

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Necessary Modifications

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Mutatis mutandis: Changing those things which need to be changed! The subjects of This Week’s Most Popular Bookmarks know a little about this. Professor X knows that change is coming (mostly the mutant kind). Emmet might be The Special – a role where change is an essential part of the job description. And then there are some creatures who may or may not change things… But they d...