LEGO Ideas Website Now Active

The LEGO Ideas website is active today. LEGO Ideas is a re-branding of the previous LEGO CUUSOO website. With the new website, there are a couple rules that have been updated:

  • You only have 1 year to try to get 10,000 votes or else it’s back to the drawing board.
  • You can earn achievements called “Clutch Power” for participating on the website.
  • Visit the Project Guidelines page for full list of details.

The Simpsons LEGO Episode Extended Commercial

Fox has released another commercial for the upcoming “Bricks Like Me” LEGO episode. In this longer commercial, you’re able to see more Simpsons characters in plastic form including Maggie as a DUPLO figure. This episode will air this Sunday on Fox at 8PM.

The Simpsons LEGO Episode Maggie

The Simpsons “Brick Like Me” Poster

Fox has released a promotional poster for the upcoming The Simpsons “Brick Like Me” episode. You’ll be able to watch this LEGO themed episode this Sunday on Fox at 8PM.

LEGO The Simpsons minifigures will be in stores by the time this episode airs so check out our Feel Guide for help identifying specific characters.

The Simpsons Brick Like Me Poster

LEGO Star Wars Jedi Defender-Class Cruiser For $66

Toys R Us has a couple LEGO Star Wars sets on sale this week. The biggest deal is Jedi Defender-Class Cruiser (75025) for $66 at a 26% discount. This set is a Toys R Us exclusive and is currently the cheapest you can get it. There’s also minor discounts for Palpatine’s Arrest (9526) for $77 and Z-95 Headhunter (75004) for $42.

LEGO Star Wars May 4th Poster

LEGO has created a new poster based on the famous lightsaber duel between Luke and Darth Vader from The Empire Strikes Back. You’ll be able to get your hands on this poster with purchase of any LEGO Star Wars set during the “May the 4th Be With You” promotion. This offer will stack with the free Darth Revan minifigure with LEGO Star Wars purchase of $75 or more.

For people in Europe, this promotion has already started! You can get both promo items as well as save 15% on most LEGO Star Wars sets now at LEGO Shop UK. For people in the US, you will have to wait until May 3rd.

LEGO Star Wars May 4th Poster

Discounts on LEGO Spider-Man Sets

Amazon has a sale on several LEGO Spider-Man sets in time for the release of the new movie. Every set below is discounted at least 19% including recently released sets like Spider-Helicopter Rescue (76016) for $35 and Doc Ock Truck Heist (76015) for $16.

22% off – Spider-Helicopter Rescue (76016) – $35

21% off – Doc Ock Truck Heist (76015) – $16

19% off – Spider-Trike vs. Electro (76014) – $10.50

26% off – Spider-Man Spider-Cycle Chase (76004) – $15

20% off – Daily Bugle Showdown (76005) – $40

LEGO Creator Expert Fairground Mixer Unveiled

The much rumored LEGO Creator Expert Fairground Mixer (10244) set has been revealed. What’s unique about this set is that every part of the carnival set folds up nicely onto the two trucks. This 1746 piece set features 12 minifigures and can be upgraded with a Power Functions motor. It will retail for $149.99 and be released in June.

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LEGO Creator Expert Fairground Mixer

LEGO Creator Expert Fairground Mixer

LEGO Creator Expert Fairground Mixer

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LEGO Shop Star Wars “May the 4th Be With You” Details

We have some more details to share about the LEGO Shop Star Wars “May the 4th Be With You” promotion. It’s a week away and will last from May 3rd until May 5th. Here are the current promotions and which sets may be discounted.

  • Free exclusive Darth Revan minifigure with LEGO Star Wars purchase of $75 or more.
  • Free poster with any LEGO Star Wars purchase.
  • 15% off select LEGO Star Wars sets

LEGO Shop May 4th

Some of the European LEGO Store discounts have been revealed today and are listed below. While it it hasn’t been confirmed yet for the US, these discounts will also likely apply to US stores. This is only a partial list so more set discounts will be revealed as the event gets closer.

15% Discount on the Following Sets
(Confirmed for Europe, Not Confirmed for US)

7965 Millennium Falcon
10188 Death Star
10221 Super Star Destroyer (likely to go out of print after event)
10225 R2-D2
10240 Red Five X-Wing Starfighter
75000 Clone Troopers vs. Droidekas
75002 AT-RT
75003 A-Wing Starfighter
75004 Z-95 Headhunter
75021 Republic Gunship

Feel Guide For LEGO The Simpsons Collectable Minifigures

LEGO The Simpsons Collectable Minifigures are starting to show up at retail stores. If you’re having trouble getting a complete set or looking for a particular figure, this feel guide identifying which piece(s) to search for can help you out. The pictures of each individual minifigure below will help you visualize the piece you’re feeling for.

There are a couple things to know about this series. 4 minifigures will have 2×2 tiles so you need to feel a second item like the leg type or head mold. Be extra careful with Milhouse and Ralph since it is easy to mix them up. Ralph’s head is smooth while Milhouse’s head is bigger and pointier.

Please note that all minifigures are not distributed equally in a box of 60. Certain minifigures will have 5 copies in a box while others will have only 3.

LEGO Simpsons Minifigures

3 of each in a box
Grampa Simpson – 2×2 tile, cone shaped head, regular legs
Milhouse Van Houten – 2×2 tile, big nose on head, short legs
Ralph Wiggum – 2×2 tile, round head, short legs
Apu Nahasapeemapetilon – Squishee cup
Nelson Muntz – baseball bat with raised handle
Chief Wiggum – horn, baton
Mr. Burns – plutonium rod, head shaped fish bowl

4 of each in a box
Lisa Simpson – saxophone
Maggie Simpson – teddy bear
Ned Flanders – toolbox, mug
Krusty the Clown – pie, 2 pointy hairs
Itchy – club, round rubber ears
Scratchy – axe, rubber tail

5 of each in a box
Homer Simpson – 1×2 tile, 1×1 round tile
Bart Simpson – skateboard
Marge Simpson – 2×2 tile, purse, long head

Minifigures listed from rarest to most common
LEGO Simpsons Minifigures - Grampa SimpsonLEGO Simpsons Minifigures - MilhouseLEGO Simpsons Minifigures - Ralph Wiggum

LEGO Simpsons Minifigures - Apu NahasapeemapetilonLEGO Simpsons Minifigures - Nelson MuntzLEGO Simpsons Minifigures - Chief Wiggum

LEGO Simpsons Minifigures - Mr BurnsLEGO Simpsons Minifigures - Lisa SimpsonLEGO Simpsons Minifigures - Maggie Simpson

LEGO Simpsons Minifigures - Ned FlandersLEGO Simpsons Minifigures - Krusty the ClownLEGO Simpsons Minifigures - Itchy

LEGO Simpsons Minifigures - ScratchyLEGO Simpsons Minifigures - Homer SimpsonLEGO Simpsons Minifigures - Marge Simpson

LEGO Simpsons Minifigures - Bart Simpson

The Simpsons LEGO Episode Commercial

Fox has released a teaser commercial for The Simpsons LEGO Episode, “Bricks Like Me”. You can finally see how it looks in motion. The episode will air on May 4th at 8PM on Fox.

The Simpsons LEGO Episode