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Lego City Advent Calendar 2012
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#1 eboyd

Posted 01 December 2012 - 10:59 AM

Anyone come across the Lego City Advent Calendar 2012 cheaper than $49.90? I got one for DS last year at 1/2 that price from fishpond, he is really wanting it but I can not justify spending $50 on it when we have already got them a trampoline for this year.

#2 spersephone

Posted 01 December 2012 - 11:06 AM

I don't know where you are but I got it for either 34.95 or 39.95 at the Toyworld in Greensborough (Vic).

#3 eboyd

Posted 01 December 2012 - 11:09 AM

HI thanks for that I am in the western suburbs of Melbourne. Haven't seen it at all in the shops. Have been checking online and no sales as yet sad.gif

#4 eboyd

Posted 01 December 2012 - 11:13 AM

I just checked my closest toyworld. They get them in on Monday but they will be $49.99. Bummer.

#5 Foogle

Posted 01 December 2012 - 01:13 PM

They get them in on Monday but they will be $49.99. Bummer.

Isn't that a bit late? It's Dec 1st today.  unsure.gif

OP, not helpful for this year but for next year and beyond that, it might be worth joining him up to Lego Club.  

About August you will be advised that they are taking orders for the Advent calendar (it's always the City one) and you can preorder at a reduced price and it is delivered in September.

#6 melaine

Posted 01 December 2012 - 04:02 PM

QUOTE (spersephone @ 01/12/2012, 12:06 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I don't know where you are but I got it for either 34.95 or 39.95 at the Toyworld in Greensborough (Vic).

The lego city one or the star wars/friends one? Every time I checked they said they didn't stock the lego city one!

Fingers crossed they have them tomorrow afternoon!

#7 spersephone

Posted 01 December 2012 - 04:06 PM

Oh hang on, it was the Lego Friends one, I was looking at other threads earlier and got confused.  I was excited to get the Lego Friends one.  I've seen the City one too (at other places, I can't remember if I saw it there at all), but I didn't notice the price.

Edited by spersephone, 01 December 2012 - 04:07 PM.

#8 eboyd

Posted 01 December 2012 - 08:35 PM

Thanks for your replies. Its the city one that I  am after. last year come december they went on sale. Was hoping the same would happen this year but I guess not.

We keep meaning to sign our DS up for the Lego Club, so will be doing so soon.

Thanks again for your replies

#9 luey08

Posted 01 December 2012 - 10:01 PM

I forgot to do my order for the Lego club one but I got one for DS from amazon - the City fire one.  I found a lot of places had 'last years' - ie the police City one.  

I think BTTW or another Aust website had them but they were about $60,  much cheaper from amazon including shipping

#10 LJandAJ

Posted 01 December 2012 - 10:12 PM

A lady at Toy Wolrd told me that the City ones are Exclusive to Lego Club and if they have left overs, then they send them to the shops.

#11 eboyd

Posted 02 December 2012 - 12:19 PM

that would explain why I have seen the Star Wars and Friends one lots but not the City one.

I missed the Amazon sale wish I had got it then, now its pretty much the same price as everywhere else once shipping is on it.

#12 babysaurs

Posted 21 December 2012 - 01:45 PM

Can you still get these anywhere? I knoe its late but thought it maybe a ood into to ds whos new to lego...

#13 jojo24

Posted 22 December 2012 - 09:08 PM

babysaurs try ebay I got my dd a lego friends advent for $30  biggrin.gif

#14 smultron

Posted 23 December 2012 - 05:35 PM

I saw these at Myer Southland today for $34.95.. might just have been the star wars one- didn't pay too much attention

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