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bloody lego

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menagerie · 03/04/2011 17:03

that's all I wanted to say.

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sloggies · 03/04/2011 17:04

Quite agree...on a par with Hamo beads!


PersonalClown · 03/04/2011 17:05

Closely followed by Moon Sand/dough.


SarkyLady · 03/04/2011 17:07

I love lego.

Best thing about having kids IMO.


SarkyLady · 03/04/2011 17:08

But I fecking hate cheap plastic meccano.


HaggisNeepsnTatties · 03/04/2011 17:09

Dd got moon dough at Christmas. It smells awful....vile stuff....


menagerie · 03/04/2011 17:10

Sarky, do you love it when you tread on it in bare feet? And find small models have been dumped in the clean laundry basket and broken into pieces, and even though you checked the pockets the bits escaped into the washing machine?

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camdancer · 03/04/2011 17:11

A very well meaning lovely great aunt bought DS some "click brick" for his birthday. 10 mins with that and you will bloody love lego!


DorisIsAPinkDragon · 03/04/2011 17:15

love lego it just feels nicer than megablocks, as for moon sand and playdough they do not deserve house space!


SarkyLady · 03/04/2011 17:15

My house is such a tip I have learned to look where I put my feet.

Is washing Lego a bad thing? It gets it clean...


camdancer · 03/04/2011 17:17

Lego cleans up nicely in the washing machine. All the ebay lego we buy goes through the machine first. We do put it in a washing bag though.

And I hear stepping on lego is easier on your feet than stepping on polly pocket rubbish bits


SarkyLady · 03/04/2011 17:20

Only downside of Lego is being woken up by ds2 when he stands 0n some.


AnyoneforTurps · 03/04/2011 17:25

Ha, if you think Lego's painful underfoot, try a razor-sharp shard of brick carefully deposited by the dog in the middle of our brick-red rug. I'd rather dance on Lego than encounter the brick again.


abenstille · 03/04/2011 19:56

I knelt on the corner of a duplo base board yesterday - god it hurt...


OwlMother · 03/04/2011 19:59

I love lego. Ds1 was not wildly interested, so glad dd likes it, and there are so many great sets, we have the train track, transport pack, numerous houses, shops, log cabin, and so much lego star wars! Could never have too much lego!


MavisEnderby · 03/04/2011 20:00

i think Lego is a fantastic toy but i get extremely fed up of finding it absolutely flipping everywhere and sometimes i even hoover it up surreptitiously because i cannot be bothered to pick it up off the floor (bad mum emoticon)


MavisEnderby · 03/04/2011 20:01

and yes it hurts like buggery when you tread on it in bare feet.Not quite as bad as standing on the prongs of a plug though!


SmethwickBelle · 03/04/2011 20:05

Ha. Near 4 year old obsessed with Lego plus 16 month old obsessed with attempting to ingest it... keeps me on my toes I can tell you.


menagerie · 03/04/2011 20:10

Mavis, are you me? I do love it (that's why I asked AIBU) when it silences DSs for hours on end. I too hoover it up sometimes when I just can't be arsed to pick it up don't notice it nestling in the carpet.

But my friend has daughters. I have witnessed Polly Pocket pieces. So probably IABVU.

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HansieMom · 03/04/2011 20:15

Gotta watch your step around here too! I like Lego very much and I'm grandma age. We tend to have an emphasis on construction vehicles. We have the 9V retired train too. I'd like to build an apartment building.

I'm going to try washing it in washing machine! Much of ours came from ebay.

One hint is to spread out sheet before play and dump lego out onto that.

Lego is the only toy my younger son saved.


blackeyedsusan · 03/04/2011 20:17

I sat on a couple of those duplo flowers a couple of weeks ago, and oh my goodness, those petals dig in.


Jemma1111 · 03/04/2011 20:25

Toy cars bloody hurt when I stand on them, aarrrgghh!


SmethwickBelle · 03/04/2011 20:56

blackeyedsusan oh my yes those Duplo flowers - worse than plugs to tread on with bare feet...

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