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Swede Puts Lego up for Sale to Save Marriage
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Posted on 05/18/2014 3:47:35 PM PDT by nickcarraway

A Swedish Lego lover has put his 300 kilo prize collection of building blocks up for sale for 75,000 kronor ($11,500) in a bid to avoid the wrath of his wife.

The advert, posted on buy-sell site Blocket, quickly went viral after the man marked it as '300kg Lego - save my marriage' on the popular Swedish website.

"You can make a difference! Save my marriage. The old bag said last Friday 'now get this shit out.' I don't know if it was me or the Lego she was talking about but I think it was the Lego," the man from Varberg, western Sweden, wrote on Blocket.

Lego enthusiasts who feel tempted by the deal will likely need some transportation to get their hands on the collection. The lot, which is boxed in dozens of containers, weighs in at a hefty 300 kilos plus another 20 kilos for instructions.

On the advert the seller points out that the collection is being sold in whole, not in batches.

"No loose pieces or one box of tyres etc," he wrote.

Among the items up for grabs is several items from the Lego Technic range, designed for more advanced builders, including the remote controlled excavator Volvo.

There's also approximately 44 kilos of wheels and tyres and a practically complete collection of the Lego space range.

He added that some boxes of his hobby have been stored in a basement in a dark and dry environment for a decade.

Despite repeated requests from the Swedish media the man has so far declined to be interviewed, even pointing out on the viral ad that he doesn't want any media requests.


TOPICS: Hobbies
KEYWORDS: napl

1 posted on 05/18/2014 3:47:35 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Another dream-killer.

And this man sticks with this creature for what reason?

Wasn’t there a recent Danish study that showed that men whose wives nagged them died earlier. Why not?


2 posted on 05/18/2014 3:52:46 PM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: nickcarraway

600 pounds...$11K worth...of Lego pieces? That wife should have left him when it reached 20 pounds and $100 worth.


3 posted on 05/18/2014 3:53:12 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: nickcarraway

Full-scale model hot-rod powered by air and LEGO

4 posted on 05/18/2014 3:54:40 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: nickcarraway

What about his Lincoln Logs?


5 posted on 05/18/2014 4:13:05 PM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: nickcarraway; Slings and Arrows

Not a ping?


6 posted on 05/18/2014 4:20:39 PM PDT by To Hell With Poverty (Ephesians 6:12 becomes more real to me with each news cycle.)
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To: nickcarraway

If this were an episode of Alfred Hitchcock Presents, he would have encased her corpse inside a giant Lego Sphynx.


7 posted on 05/18/2014 4:22:36 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: nickcarraway

The wussification of the West. I’m shocked and amazed over how many men still play with children’s toys, video games or are fascinated by Star Wars and comic book movies.


8 posted on 05/18/2014 4:24:49 PM PDT by Tea Party Terrorist (Why work for a living when you can vote for a living?)
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To: Kirkwood

You are so right.


9 posted on 05/18/2014 4:27:22 PM PDT by windcliff
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To: Kirkwood

ROFL!


10 posted on 05/18/2014 4:31:09 PM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: nickcarraway

Now, that’s love. Or maybe it’s a serious sign of being pu$$y-whipped. Or maybe the guy is a bit deranged and it’s time to play with grownup things. Hard to tell from here which is the main issue.


11 posted on 05/18/2014 4:38:32 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Talisker

I’d love to see slow mo video of that car in a crash test.


12 posted on 05/18/2014 4:43:37 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: nickcarraway

> “...the old bag said...”

Sounds to me like there are other issues in that marriage besides the Legos.


13 posted on 05/18/2014 4:49:29 PM PDT by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is...sounding pretty good about now.)
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To: Tea Party Terrorist

Legos aren’t just for kids.


14 posted on 05/18/2014 4:52:49 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: To Hell With Poverty; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; ...
Sitzpinkler ping!


15 posted on 05/18/2014 4:59:25 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Gay State Conservative
600 pounds...$11K worth...of Lego pieces? That wife should have left him when it reached 20 pounds and $100 worth.

He obviously has a job. Does he cheat on her? Is he a drug addict?

That what you said is on a conservative forum is just another reason why men should never get married in West.

Soulless self-righteous Conservatives will stab men in the back and excuse any reason for a woman to divorce and destroy him. 75% of divorces are initiated by women.

16 posted on 05/18/2014 5:03:31 PM PDT by ClaytonP
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To: nickcarraway

The marriage isn’t going to work anyway.

Once the legos are gone, it will be something else.

I learned a long time ago that when the current problem I’m dealing with is taken care of, everything isn’t going to be fine.

There will ALWAYS be something that we thing, *If only I didn’t have to deal with that, I’d be happy.*

Wrong.

The number two problem moves into the number one slot and now I have a new problem that irritates me.

Always......


17 posted on 05/18/2014 5:07:07 PM PDT by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith....)
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To: dagogo redux; nickcarraway

One doesn’t learn that lesson until its too late. Trust me on this one...


18 posted on 05/18/2014 5:11:19 PM PDT by null and void (When was the last time you heard anyone say: "It's a free country"?)
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To: Tea Party Terrorist
I’m shocked and amazed over how many men still play with children’s toys, video games or are fascinated by Star Wars and comic book movies.

...you forgot to add guns, cars, comic books, baseball cards, tools....etc, etc......LOL!

19 posted on 05/18/2014 5:13:17 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (Under Reagan spring always arrived on time.....)
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To: nickcarraway

GIFSoup
20 posted on 05/18/2014 5:15:27 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: JoeProBono

21 posted on 05/18/2014 5:31:35 PM PDT by Daffynition (I stand with the Bundy Family!)
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To: Slings and Arrows
Guy should hold out for a jury trial of his peers.


22 posted on 05/18/2014 5:34:23 PM PDT by Daffynition (I stand with the Bundy Family!)
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To: Tea Party Terrorist
As opposed to what? I suppose a man could spend his idle hours in drinking, womanizing and Hell raising, but way to many women they are married to frown on those pursuits as well.
23 posted on 05/18/2014 5:57:00 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Tea Party Terrorist

“The wussification of the West. “


I guess I’m old fashioned but they used to be called hobbies.

.


24 posted on 05/18/2014 6:03:35 PM PDT by Mears
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To: Daffynition

Yes!


25 posted on 05/18/2014 6:14:14 PM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: nickcarraway

How in the world can we make the correct decision without a picture of the wife?


26 posted on 05/18/2014 6:20:32 PM PDT by moovova
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To: nickcarraway

Everything is not awesome.


27 posted on 05/18/2014 6:26:33 PM PDT by PotatoHeadMick
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To: Slings and Arrows

The ping list intrigues me with its hidden possibilities.

What’s it about, besides being a non-ping-list ping list?


28 posted on 05/18/2014 6:28:50 PM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: Tea Party Terrorist

“A boy becomes a man when a man is needed.”

John Steinbeck


29 posted on 05/18/2014 6:31:58 PM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: Tea Party Terrorist

We can only dream of spending our spare time exactly as you choose to spend yours, your highness.


30 posted on 05/18/2014 6:36:23 PM PDT by Verbosus (/* No Comment */)
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To: Tea Party Terrorist
I share your opinion. I cringe when I see a grown man getting excited about some video game or super-hero movie. And I can understand the wives getting pretty creeped out about it. It would be like if you came home from work and the wife was dressing a Barbie doll and baking tiny cookies in a child's Easy Bake Oven.

And I'm not talking about doing that stuff with your kids but doing it all by yourself. Just weird.

31 posted on 05/18/2014 6:43:51 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: dagogo redux

It is not a non-non-ping non-list. Or not.


32 posted on 05/18/2014 8:47:13 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: nickcarraway

>>> “...The old bag said last Friday ‘now get this shit out.’ I don’t know if it was me or the Lego she was talking about but I think it was the Lego,” the man from Varberg, western Sweden, wrote on Blocket.

Dude, find out for sure before selling off the lot.


33 posted on 05/18/2014 11:51:44 PM PDT by Titan Magroyne (What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving.)
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To: nickcarraway

Leggo my Legos.


34 posted on 05/19/2014 1:54:56 AM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (Stop wishing for a perfect world. You may get it. Who will you talk to then?)
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To: Slings and Arrows

“It is not a non-non-ping non-list. Or not.”

Exactly what I’m looking for! - please sign me up.


35 posted on 05/19/2014 8:11:30 AM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: dagogo redux

You [are|are not] added.


36 posted on 05/19/2014 2:18:03 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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