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Do you have to be an AFOL to display stuff at Brickworld? I wanted to display some mocs at the next Brickworld.
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| November 4, 2009, 7:23 pm
Quoting Nick Jensen
Do you have to be an AFOL to display stuff at Brickworld? I wanted to display some mocs at the next Brickworld.


According to Phipson, no. I think that you need a parents consent though...
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| November 4, 2009, 8:01 pm
Quoting Nick Jensen
Do you have to be an AFOL to display stuff at Brickworld? I wanted to display some mocs at the next Brickworld.


You don't need to be an AFOL to display BUT if you're under 18, you do need an adult's supervision with you during the event. If you have any other questions, there's a link to the brickworld site on my homepage.
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| November 4, 2009, 8:04 pm
Quoting Chris Phipson

You don't need to be an AFOL to display BUT if you're under 18, you do need an adult's supervision with you during the event. If you have any other questions, there's a link to the brickworld site on my homepage.

Ok thanks. It's a while until Brickworld but I can't wait to show some mocs!
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| November 4, 2009, 8:08 pm
Quoting Dave Sterling
As Chris said, if you are under 18 you will need a parents supervision at all times to be in the convention hall, class, or any other Brickworld related events.

And if you are Chris Phipson, you will need adult supervision at all time -- whether at Brickworld or not!
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| November 4, 2009, 8:38 pm
Quoting Dennis Price
And if you are Chris Phipson, you will need adult supervision at all time -- whether at Brickworld or not!


At Brickworld, who's going to be the designated adult this time? I for one plan to run amuck like a sugar-swilling, ADHD adolescent who forgot his Ritalin...you know...like Chris.


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| November 5, 2009, 7:12 am
I nominate Lee Jones as the designated adult.
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| December 30, 2009, 4:42 pm
Quoting Nick Jensen
Do you have to be an AFOL to display stuff at Brickworld? I wanted to display some mocs at the next Brickworld.


It looks like your parent would have to pay the $50 fee also...

So if you feel like paying $100 just to show off your mocs, have fun!
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| January 7, 2010, 10:56 am
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Quoting Commander Flare ...

It looks like your parent would have to pay the $50 fee also...

So if you feel like paying $100 just to show off your mocs, have fun!


While it is true that your parent has to register, there is a lot more to do at Brickworld besides show off your MOC. You can attend workshops and presentations. You are eligible for raffle prizes. You get a goody bag full of stuff. You get a big discount at the LEGO store (where most people get back the money they spent to register and then some). You get to hang out with like minded friends and learn from them. You get to meet designers and executives from LEGO. You get to simply have a darn good time.

Play well, Bryan
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| January 7, 2010, 8:46 pm
Quoting Bryan Bonahoom

While it is true that your parent has to register, there is a lot more to do at Brickworld besides show off your MOC. You can attend workshops and presentations. You are eligible for raffle prizes. You get a goody bag full of stuff. You get a big discount at the LEGO store (where most people get back the money they spent to register and then some). You get to hang out with like minded friends and learn from them. You get to meet designers and executives from LEGO. You get to simply have a darn good time.

Play well, Bryan


Yes I saw that also. So maybe it is worth it. We'll see...
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| January 7, 2010, 9:17 pm
Quoting Dave Sterling

Commander Flare:

What Bryan said above is dead-on. Brickworld rocks. But I'll add to his points here.

Trust me...$100 for the two of you is definitely worth it. If we want to talk cash-money here, the goody bag alone last year practically covered the $50 registration fee. If both you and your parent register...you get two goody bags. :-)

Plus you get access to the special 'LEGO In-Store Event' which in the past has netted me substantial savings well exceeding the registration fee. As an example, last year I scored a UCS Millenium Falcon, Emerald Night, Cafe Corner, and Trolls Mountain Fortress all at 50%-off. That's $840 worth of LEGO for $420. :-)

If you need more proof...just look at the number of registrants from last year. 570+ people thought it was worth $50. :-)

-Dave


WOW thanks Dave, I didn't realize that it would be so much stuff.

The only other problem is, even with all the bonuses that make up for the $100 fee, I don't feel like my MOCs are good enough to be brought to BrickWorld.

Maybe I'll come in a couple years when I'm a lot better (and I can save up the cash for it!)
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| January 8, 2010, 2:18 pm
Cmdr. Flare:

Your MOCs don't have to be "good", "outstanding", or "amazing" for you to be able to hang at Brickworld. They just have to be YOURS. Your creativity, your imagination, your desire to build something -- trust me here: they let me in the door and I NEVER felt like I wasn't good enough to be there. I met some amazing people who happen to like Lego. That's it, right there. Brickworld is for people who like Lego. It's not a competition to see who is the best, builds the biggest, or whatever. When you can stand there and have a conversation with Dave and Stacy Sterling or Mark Kelso and then walk into another room and meet Ben Ellerman or Tony Sava, let alone Steve Witt or Sean Kenney, that's awesome.
My friend Dave is right: you get your money's worth on registration alone just by the relationships you'll form (but the swag, the Lego store discount, event PAB, and rare pieces you can score from vendors are amazing as well.)

I'll wrap up with a true story: My Brickworld experience last year was a real blast, but I was afraid that I'd be a one-and-done attendee because my wife isn't a Lego person. On our way home from Chicago we stopped for food and dinner she says: "I want you to build something bigger and better for next year."


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| January 8, 2010, 3:01 pm
Quoting Dave Sterling

Dennis hit the nail on the head there! It doesn't matter how 'good' your MOC's are as long as they are yours. :-) Brickworld is all about Discovering, Learning, Sharing, and Exploring. Just being there (MOC's or no MOC's) you can accomplish all of that.

The best part of Brickworld is the relationships you will build with other community members. It's a great chance to forge lasting friendships while enjoying what brings us all together...The LEGO Brick.

Seriously...consider attending whether you bring MOC's or not. And better yet...bring some of your MOC's. ;-)

-Dave



OK thanks Dave. I really appreciate the encouragement! I really hope I can come, and bring some MOCs too! :D
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| January 8, 2010, 5:52 pm
Quoting Dennis Price
Cmdr. Flare:

Your MOCs don't have to be "good", "outstanding", or "amazing" for you to be able to hang at Brickworld. They just have to be YOURS. Your creativity, your imagination, your desire to build something -- trust me here: they let me in the door and I NEVER felt like I wasn't good enough to be there. I met some amazing people who happen to like Lego. That's it, right there. Brickworld is for people who like Lego. It's not a competition to see who is the best, builds the biggest, or whatever. When you can stand there and have a conversation with Dave and Stacy Sterling or Mark Kelso and then walk into another room and meet Ben Ellerman or Tony Sava, let alone Steve Witt or Sean Kenney, that's awesome.
My friend Dave is right: you get your money's worth on registration alone just by the relationships you'll form (but the swag, the Lego store discount, event PAB, and rare pieces you can score from vendors are amazing as well.)

I'll wrap up with a true story: My Brickworld experience last year was a real blast, but I was afraid that I'd be a one-and-done attendee because my wife isn't a Lego person. On our way home from Chicago we stopped for food and dinner she says: "I want you to build something bigger and better for next year."



Thanks Dennis, I really appreciate it. I hope I'll be able to make it!
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| January 8, 2010, 5:52 pm
Today I registered...and I hope that my MOCs are good enough to be there...:)
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| January 8, 2010, 7:34 pm
Quoting Klementina Kos
Today I registered...and I hope that my MOCs are good enough to be there...:)


You're going to have a blast. Count on it!
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| January 8, 2010, 11:46 pm
Quoting Dave Sterling

No prob. Looking forward to meeting you. :-)

-Dave


Really? Looking forward to meeting you too! :D

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| January 10, 2010, 9:04 pm
Would life-size replicas of Halo guns be allowed?
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| January 12, 2010, 9:44 am
Quoting Nick Jensen
Would life-size replicas of Halo guns be allowed?


I would be suprised if they weren't.
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| January 13, 2010, 12:20 pm
I am planning on going on saturday and sunday, and wonder if everyone will be there or if they take time off during public days. I wouldn't want to go when no cool AFOL's were there. Well, actually, it may be okay if I missed out on the Phipson experience.(Oh God)
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| May 11, 2010, 4:22 pm
Attended the Sat and Sun Brickworld last two years. Forgot to register on line. Too late now to online register. Traveling from Texas. Can I still get in if I get there Thursday and pay my $50? I know I won't get goodie bag, snooze you loose. Or do I only go to Sat and Sunday now?
Thanks!
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| June 2, 2010, 11:14 pm
Quoting Deb Lewis
Attended the Sat and Sun Brickworld last two years. Forgot to register on line. Too late now to online register. Traveling from Texas. Can I still get in if I get there Thursday and pay my $50? I know I won't get goodie bag, snooze you loose. Or do I only go to Sat and Sunday now?
Thanks!


From what I've seen in the past, I don't THINK that'll be a problem. My advice would be to email them through the brickworld site just to make sure. But again, I don't think it would be an issue to pay when you arrive. Although I don't think you'd be able to get any table space for mocs that late. Shoot em an email and find out. See ya there!

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| June 12, 2010, 4:41 pm
I like how Brickworld conveniently falls on both my dad's birthday and father's day. You're welcome, dad!
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| June 12, 2010, 5:05 pm
Brickworld was a blast.It was my first one & lots of people showed me plenty love.I gotta salute Nannan,we got a chance to speak at the LEGO store on Friday.I was also speaking with some other cool people there.That was the best part to me.I got to chat with Dave Sterling for a bit on Sunday.And "Uncle" Chuck hooked me up with some rare elements for the low-low! (a cheap price)
I didnt display but there were all skill levels and the guests on Sat & Sun were interesting in all the diffrent styles that make Brickworld so special.
**SPECIAL THANKS** to Sean Caroll & Jeremey Moody.Those kids are going to grow into fine young men & productive members of society!A pleasure to meet you. And to LEGO,It was amazing to see your involvement in this event.Coming out to speak to AFOL's & looking at the art,ALL the LEGO store employee's were very polite & happy to have us there.I cant wait until next year.
I couldnt speak to everyone because some of you are like celebrities to me & I was in awe.No disrespect.
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| June 22, 2010, 5:24 pm
i want to go and show off some of my stuff
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| July 7, 2010, 4:41 pm
Quoting Chris Phipson

You don't need to be an AFOL to display BUT if you're under 18, you do need an adult's supervision with you during the event. If you have any other questions, there's a link to the brickworld site on my homepage.
how do you submit stuff and is there an age limit for submitting a creation if so how old

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| July 7, 2010, 4:43 pm
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