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Little colored blocks you would put together to build houses, cars, spaceships, and any other designs you may have dreamed while you were sleeping.
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Nicole - May 15, 2007 - Report this comment
Legos were everywhere in my house. We had more storage bins full of pieces than Christmas decorations. There were tons of kits, even special "girls" kits that were more horse based and pink and white.
Alice - May 19, 2007 - Report this comment
I loved LEGOS!
Patrick - May 28, 2007 - Report this comment
I wish they made legos like they used to! My friends and I would spend hours making things. I remember my used to build the ships from Star Wars before there were custom sets.
Patrick - May 28, 2007 - Report this comment
Sorry, that was supposed to be "...my brother used to build the ships from Star Wars..."
rip - June 18, 2007 - Report this comment
I still have my legos at the age of 30! I still play with them on occation too. E-bay sells them by the pound! I thinbk i have about 80 lbs!
lisa - July 12, 2007 - Report this comment
lego is fab! it will never go away.
Stacey - July 18, 2007 - Report this comment
What more can you say? You could spend all day playing lego. We still have all ours, with the roads and I had the yellow castle. Cool!
MontanaGrandmom - July 22, 2007 - Report this comment
MY Grandmother bought one of the first started sets sold in the US for me and my siblings back in the late 50's early 60's. Back then, a starter set was HUGE!!!!! We were in HS and JR HI when our family moved across the country and my mom decided (over our protests) that we were 'too old' to keep them and gave them away!!! I have kept all the legos, duplos and fabuland that we got for our own kids and am hoping to find them all soon as I am sorting through literally 100's of boxes I'm taking out of storage. IMHO, no one is EVER TOO OLD to play with legos!!!
Richard! - September 03, 2007 - Report this comment
I was just all "I saw every toy I had, I'm gonna log out and get something to eat," but then I'm all "Legos!" How the hell could I forget Legos!
kelley - October 31, 2007 - Report this comment
I feel really sorry for kids today who pretty much only have the option of buying kits where you follow the directions to make a specific model. the kits use completely different legos as well. I think you can special order lego sets w/o directions but they are really expensive and not easy to find.
Amanda - November 19, 2007 - Report this comment
Legos are STILL awesome.
Cindy - January 13, 2008 - Report this comment
We live in Germany and LEGOS are everywhere here! We took my son to Legoland DE to celebrate his fifth birthday, and it was nothing short of amazing to see all the cities built entirely from Legos. If you ever have a chance to go to a Legoland, it's well worth it. Cheers from Heidelberg!
Jango threat - June 02, 2008 - Report this comment
I'm 35 and I just ordered the millenium falcon from legos. It's their largest set to date 5,000 pieces. AHHHH YEEAAHHH!!!! I will be ignoring my wife for at least a week.
Dre - August 21, 2008 - Report this comment
I am 42 and still play with Legos. My daughter recently bought me the Batmobile for my birthday. You are NEVER too old! (Take that, M!)
myra. - August 22, 2008 - Report this comment
lots of oldies play with their legos[among other things]in your heart you never grow old,in the mirror,,,,,,,,,,,,myra
Dre - August 22, 2008 - Report this comment
M-Who are you calling an "oldie?" LOL...
geoff - August 25, 2008 - Report this comment
It always kills me how many people insist on calling them "Legos", when "lego" is proper plural. i.e "I built the car from lego".
billy - August 26, 2008 - Report this comment
leggos da bomb
Tim - August 26, 2008 - Report this comment
When my brothers and i were younger my mother had somebody make a "lego board" for us it was green and had about 10 lego tiles down and across, and it had a race track in the middle
Stewie - September 06, 2008 - Report this comment
Legos - the single greatest toy ever created. They're more expensive than Tyco (remember those?) but well worth the extra price. My sister and I created so many towns out these and one of my favorites was Main Street. I didn't have any Fabuland (too bad) or Duplo (I was too old for those by the time I started getting Legos) but I could never get enough Legos and I could never create enough! I think Legos were better about 25-30 years ago than they are now but they're still not bad today.
Leanne - September 11, 2008 - Report this comment
Loved Legos as a child I'm 25 and I still love legos.
stephani - October 01, 2008 - Report this comment
I didnt have any but my brother did and still does. I still love playing with them!
Crista - October 10, 2008 - Report this comment
I loved my Lego set, I think I had the basic set. You could build houses with those cute little windows!
Michael - October 17, 2008 - Report this comment
I am a Lego fan and I am 27 years old and still play with Lego and had people compliment me that I'm too old for that and I don't actually care what they think as I believe Lego is a best part of child and adult's toy is because I am a deaf individual who have a headstrong of vision and seeing the patterns of things changing with body expression which is so much related with signing language that I am using with.. Feel free to ask for further question. Anyways about Lego's I have about 80kg of Lego's which the most are back in the late 70's of a space set and mostly are in the late 80's to early 90's. I had been playing Lego as a baby since I started with dulpo and my parent was amazed since I was in my dulpo time at 18 months old that I HATED when my dulpo was put in assorted colour all together, I had to tear them off and put all the same colour together, I happened to believe I was treating my dulpo to be color matchable is because we dont live in a house with all scribbling and rainbow colour house do we? LOL. Since I stopped playing with Dulpo between 4 to 5 years old, I was given a white bucket of building brick which is not with Lego's company for xmas at five years old in 1986 as a trail that they wanted to see me if I am still playing with it until I was given my first proper lego set and end up showered with lego's over the years. My first lego set was a classic 1985 airport set and I still have them in a excellent condition that came along with a box with no tears or worn out. :)
Jaki - October 19, 2008 - Report this comment
I think lego will be with us forever. My 10 yr old grandson loves everything leg, and last year we bought my 2 yr old neice some duplo and there isnt a day goes by without her building something. She was really proud of herself the first time she managed to build some stairs :) Lego is great for the imagination, and a great learning toy. Better than sitting them infront of a mindless vidoe game any day of the week.
Stewie - October 24, 2008 - Report this comment
I had Legos for Space, Castles and especially Towns! I even had a special manual that gave you unique ideas and even came with stickers which I used! The roads were cool too! And so were the little people, trees, signs and stickers. I think Legos should go back to the way they were in the early 80's.
val - November 21, 2008 - Report this comment
I hoarded these for years gaining more and more. Hours of fun. Kept me buisy the longest of any toy.
Jt62786 - January 20, 2009 - Report this comment
I use to pla ywith legos when I was little. at my moms' daycare center. the children pla ywith them. I use to voultener there. I played legos with them. They make a mess with them./ andthey get them all over the room.
Danyale - February 14, 2009 - Report this comment
lego's are awesome and always will be I used to love them
backintime - March 11, 2009 - Report this comment
I am 26 years old and just last night at my friends house we spent an hour going through all his old legos. I'm looking at some from my collection right now, they are on my computer desk.
Pete - April 08, 2009 - Report this comment
I remember my lego creations were put in the display of the week case at the children's library. HAHAHA what a nerd but I would go back in a second.
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lego-4eva - July 15, 2009 - Report this comment
Lego is my Life, my Love, my Past. Who art thou without Lego? Those timeless bricks, the two-fingered hands, The mediaeval castle and the fire station, And the very useful hinged bits Shall I compare thee to a rainy day? Thou art more lovely and more didactic. Lego...LEGO! Wherefore art thou, oh Lego?... (Anonymous - Written on the back of a $1.99 box of six lego spacemen, c.1985)
erdath - October 22, 2009 - Report this comment
I played with legos for a good long time and still keep them in a bin. It was fun to look through the pamphlets that showed all the sets together. I always wanted a train, but was excited enough to get a set with a glow in the dark ghost. Losing someone's hat/helmet/hair or stepping on a sharp piece was the worst. I noticed that some of the new town sets are the same as the old ones I used to have except the people have different hairstyles or faces or some other minor thing.
Retronut - October 28, 2009 - Report this comment
We had Lego by the bucketload when I was a kid! My brother and I, who were always fighting, always got along swimmingly when we were playing with the Lego blocks. We entered a Lego contest at the local K-Mart one time. I built a snazzy lookin' house (upstairs, downstairs, furniture and utensils - all made with Lego) and my brother built the red lion from Voltron. I got second place, he got third! I won $50 worth of Lego and he won $35. Of course the sets never stayed seperate from the other blocks. We dumped 'em all into the same bin. I was usually pretty good about making sure none were left laying around anywhere. However, when my brother played with them my dad usually found at least one in the middle of the night with his bare foot.
Vmaster Four - November 05, 2009 - Report this comment
I really love Lego, I think I have an addiction though I buy and buy and buy I just can't seem to get enough. They are always coming out with new ones so you have to get the latest but man does it add up fast $5,000 last month and three the month before but man is this stuff cool. I've got to have about 420 kits since I was about 5yrs old and I have kept it all I've got rooms full and I just like to look at it and mess with the boxes and the blocks it really is fun stuff. I just hope I get to keep it in the divorce.
Abby - December 18, 2009 - Report this comment
I loved legos! My parents even took us to legoland because we were so obsessed! We had huge bins in our playroom just full of these things. I wish I still had them :(
Rosie - December 29, 2009 - Report this comment
I loved legos! I used to get the big bins of the assorted ones and made doll houses, mostly, with lego shelves and lego furniture for them!
Noel - February 27, 2010 - Report this comment
Just dropped about a grand last year on castle sets from ebay.....all for the kids of course! ;)
dennis jones - March 03, 2010 - Report this comment
one of the best lego sets i had was a open car,with a rear engine,like the one in a volkswagon!!!!it really moved with the car 1it had real steering,bucket seats,and a working gear shift!!!if anyone has one please let me know!!
Kimber - March 09, 2010 - Report this comment
Nothing could keep my brother and I getting along as well as playing with legos! We had bottomles tubs of them and we would turn like his whole entire room into a lego city. (The poor kid slept in his closet a lot!) That bedroom floor wasn't even traversable barefoot! (I'm sure we all know what it is to step on a lego block barefooted!!!) Probably the best toy ever!
Jadedoz - April 14, 2010 - Report this comment
I still have some of my lego sets that I had as a child. The first set I got was a very small set called Maidens Cart, I was about 5 when I got it. I also have the Motocross set, Med-Star Rescue Plane, Basic sets and heaps of others. I also have a lot of Paradisa Lego sets from the early 90's.
kyleigh - December 06, 2010 - Report this comment
my older brother used to play with legos when he was little. when my younger brother was a kid, we had a lego table and we would play with the legos on the table all the time. We don't have the lego table anymore, but I remember having fun playing with it.
Me - February 24, 2011 - Report this comment
I had buckets of legos...all sizes.
Spider-Shan - June 18, 2011 - Report this comment
Legos Rule! Best toy ever made!
Tienie - September 25, 2011 - Report this comment
Growing up in the eighties my mom and grand parents bought me a lot of Lego. I loved it.
gloria - November 26, 2012 - Report this comment
We have 2 sons, now 35 and 32. They played with their legos back in the 80's. One has 2 little boys and his oldest(5) is so happy to come to our house and play forever on the kitchen table with his Daddy and Uncle's legos. Years back they kept the assembled buildings etc together now they are all apart so he can just imagine what he wants to make a work hard at it. The little one is curious at 19 months but the pieces are too small yet and our other Son is expecting his first baby boy in Feb so it will be a while before he can get his little hands in to the lego fun! What a great investment and we are so happy we saved them because now the lego's have a different style and look so we have heard.
Brandon Reina - June 15, 2013 - Report this comment
I used to play with Legos most of the time when I was a little kid. But I gave them away to Austin. Because I'm enjoying my Lego lifestyle with Lego Star Wars: The Clone Wars on my PS3.

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