Monthly Archives: September 2006

Figs of the Verse

With a BrickLink order that included a generic African-American head, I was finally able to make Zoe. I took the opportunity to update update nearly all of my Serenity and Firefly minifigs, so check ’em out on Flickr:

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Helico’s Good vs. Evil

The Empire vs. the Rebellion. Mordor vs. Gondor. Tom vs. Jerry. The most interesting conflicts are always fundamental struggles between good and evil. Markus Lütkemeyer (aka Helico) gives us a classic pair in “Good vs. Evil”:

Cool jetpack.

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Spooky vigs strike back!

It’s that time of year again! Nelson Yrizarry and I, the co-curators of the newsgroup, are proud to present the Second Annual Halloween Vignette Contest. To win, simply build the best “Halloween-themed vignette” following the contest rules. This is a “winner take all” contest (although a second-place prize may be awarded if we receive 20 or more entries). If you have any questions regarding this contest, please reply to this post. Good luck!


Name: Hanom
Mission: Ruler of the Deep.
Archrival: Nahoa.
Origin: Evolved from diatomacious ooze, irradiated by the underwater atomic war that wiped out the Atlanteans 30,000 years ago. Now lives in the Mariana Trench.
Superpowers and weapons: Azure Pike of Oceanographic Equality; controls the currents of all oceans; can withstand 1500 bars; ability to summon megalodon and plesiosaur for joyrides.

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Do the LEGO Numa Numa Dance!

Some love him, others hate him. Either way, Gary Brolsma became an internet icon when he did his Numa Numa Dance in 2004. When browsing YouTube, I came across — of all things — a LEGO version of the dance. It’s not really brickfilming, but it’s still cool. Check it out!

Here’s the original film, for comparison: