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Impressive but...

"LEGO Master Builder"

Did he have to go through some some sort of apprenticeship to get that title?
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Pretty cool. Doesn't look like 8ft though.
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i could beat him in my prime, as long as i had access to the amount of lego's he has...
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It doesn't really look that hard to build

I guess the question is, where does he get the specialized pieces?
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F'in cool! I love Legos!
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I bet that guy has a girlfriend made of legos that he romances every night.
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Even with the certificate, it looks like a forgery to me.
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Old 12-21-2005, 12:30 PM
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But can it make the jump to lightspeed?
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But can it make the jump to lightspeed?
ludicrous speed > lightspeed


thing is friggen sweet
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Even with the certificate, it looks like a forgery to me.
And where's the certificate of authenticity for the certificate?
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And where's the certificate of authenticity for the certificate?

It's included, but not shown. It was signed by Nipsy Russell before he died.
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It's included, but not shown. It was signed by Nipsy Russell before he died.
That's more than enough for me.
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$31K so far!!! It better come in with Padme in it for me.
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nipsy ru.......... who?
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wasn't it he, the one that they based the character from "40 Year Old Virgin"
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wasn't it he, the one that they based the character from "40 Year Old Virgin"




i would love to have his job title
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holy crap!! the current bid is over $31K!!!!
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31K you have got to be kidding, Im buying som legos.
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Originally Posted by TSX 'R' US
ludicrous speed > lightspeed


thing is friggen suite

Fixed!

I don't know how many more of these AD, Jatt and I are gonna fix.
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so, suppose you win this auction, does it come assembled?
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Fixed!

I don't know how many more of these AD, Jatt and I are gonna fix.

AD's Jack Tripper in the Three-Desi's Company.
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Oh. My. Gawd.

I want that more than a new car.
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Old 12-21-2005, 02:21 PM
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If I ever play with that thing...like fly it around...I'll mount it on my car and drive around the block and making whooshing noises...
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so, suppose you win this auction, does it come assembled?
I think the deal is that Lego Master builder Erik Vaszegi comes to your home and puts together the attack cruiser in his skivies while humming the star wars theme song. In the small print it states you must feed and house him and treat him like one of your own. No thanks!
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Old 12-21-2005, 03:36 PM
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so, suppose you win this auction, does it come assembled?
I believe it comes as it's shown in the description. The only thing from the looks of it that needs assembly is the stand.
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Originally Posted by peacefrog
AD's Jack Tripper in the Three-Desi's Company.
shyt, I'll be Larry!

Jatt can be Mr Furley!
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that shyt better fly for 31k and go into hyperspace
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Originally Posted by doopstr
It doesn't really look that hard to build

I guess the question is, where does he get the specialized pieces?
There'e aren't any "special" peices. From what I know, whatever LEGO peices LEGO sells is all you can work with. It's not like they make custom peices for him.

Since he's a master builder, I'm sure he's got access to LEGO peices that are normally hard to find but are included in LEGO sets that are sold to the public.
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Although the title "Master Builder" sounds kinda funny. I still think it's something to be proud of. We all rave about other people's talent in tuning engines, paint jobs, or even their experience with photography or some other talent. How many people do you know can take 35,000 Lego peices and make it look like this? It may not be the coolest thing for eveyrone, but it's still hard as phuck to do and does require a lot of talent.
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Take a gander at these things made out of legos:





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I wanna see this guy make a Death Star that is proportional to this Cruiser he made
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I wanna see this guy make a Death Star that is proportional to this Cruiser he made
Well, now that you mention it, I believe Lego did make a Death Star set...
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Well, now that you mention it, I believe Lego did make a Death Star set...
No, you're right, they did. I know about that one.


I'm just saying imagine one that is proportional to this 8 ft cruiser!
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Old 12-21-2005, 06:26 PM
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With the way those bricks cost, 31K probably only covers the cost of material.

But Lego bricks last. I remember I got the knock-offs when I was younger, and those things broke within months.
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yeah that thing is suite

And I don't even like star wars
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Originally Posted by slyraskal
No, you're right, they did. I know about that one.


I'm just saying imagine one that is proportional to this 8 ft cruiser!

if he built a Death Star proportion to the cruiser, wouldn't it be like the size of an airplane hanger?
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