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Any Lego masters here?

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  1. Mar 21, 2016 #1
    I grew up with Lego Bricks and know they make for great models. Always wondered how many scientists use Lego Bricks? (Even just to play/build with them)?
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  3. Mar 22, 2016 #2
    For an introductory robotics subject at my university we used lego to build a couple of autonomous robots : ). Lego definitely has its advantages in situations like this. No need to have actual parts sourced from various places etc.
  4. Mar 22, 2016 #3
    I had a whole Lego town as a kid. I loved the creativity.
  5. Mar 22, 2016 #4
    I have gotten Lego Bricks for my b-day as long as I can remember, in fact, as far as I can remember all the Lego sets I ever remember getting were Star Wars.
  6. Mar 22, 2016 #5
    As an aspiring young ninja I would deploy my caltrops in a haphazard, yet thorough, manner.
  7. Mar 22, 2016 #6


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    I play Lego with my kids daily.
  8. Mar 23, 2016 #7
    I only had one original Lego in my life because it used to be extremely expensive and only few kids had it.
    It was a tiny set for building a beach house. There were also palms and a boat. I liked it but was a bit disappointed because there were not many bricks to build with.
  9. Mar 23, 2016 #8


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    Ha! I'm 15 but I still can't help playing with legos sometimes. I used to have the sets, but figured that designing my own was even better. I believe that my masterpiece was a mansion that I built that included a kitchen with an island, oven that opened, and fridge; a living room with a fire place, grand piano, and working sliding door entrance to the backyard (which had a garden and seesaw); a bathroom with a tiled shower, toilet, and sink; two bedrooms that both had desks with swivel chairs and balconies (one also had a bunk bed with ladder); and a garage that opened like a real one with a workshop area and car.

    But then it was destroyed by giant house-breaking monsters (i.e. siblings). Good times :smile:
  10. Mar 23, 2016 #9
    My masterpeice was a Benny Spaceship that I turned into a pirate ship w\ propeller
  11. Mar 23, 2016 #10
    Didn't last long
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