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Bricks by the Bay Answered

Howdy all,

The first-ever LEGO/brick convention for northern California will be held on April 9-11, 2010, at the Fremont Marriott Silicon Valley in Fremont, CA.

Planning is going on right now! 

Please see http://www.bricksbythebay.com for more information!

Thought to share

Richard

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ftking_83702

9 years ago

The schedule for the convention is out! 
http://www.bricksbythebay.com/wordpress/schedule/

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ftking_83702

9 years ago

Bricks by the Bay is just a couple of days away! I am conducting two presentations - one on brain research and brick building...and a second on holiday themes with bricks. Please come on down and check it out!

The website has a new look to it: http://www.bricksbythebay.com/

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ftking_83702

9 years ago

Tomorrow (Friday, 3/26) is the deadline for the block of rooms the hotel has set aside for Bricks by the Bay.  If you haven't done so yet, please reserve your room today!   Be sure to ask for the Bricks by the Bay rate ($89/night) and you will get free wifi in your room as a bonus (normally $10/day extra)!

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Zaphod Beeblebrox

9 years ago

at the moment it looks like knex is where it's at.

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Zaphod Beeblebroxkelseymh

Reply 9 years ago

the majority of instructables,there are thousands of k'nex ibles but under 50 lego ones

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kelseymhZaphod Beeblebrox

Reply 9 years ago

That's because there are many Lego builder sites out there which specialize.  For K'nex, Instructable is one of very few (maybe the only one?  I don't know) which allow kids to put up pseudo-weapon designs.  Since pseudo-weapons seem to be very popular among the adolescent male fan base, a lot of them participate here.

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Zaphod Beeblebroxkelseymh

Reply 9 years ago

i know that there are a couple of other good ones around the net and also when you go into tors r' us there semes to be mor eknex than lego

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ndinitz

9 years ago

 I Wanna Go!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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ftking_83702

9 years ago

Check out who is attending Bricks By the Bay!

http://bbtbattendees.pbworks.com/Who%27s-Coming

-r

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ftking_83702

10 years ago

The Convention: Friday, April 9, 2010 through Sunday, April 11, 2010
The Public exhibition: Sunday, April 11, 2010

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ftking_83702ftking_83702

Reply 9 years ago

  1. Mads Nipper is the Executive Vice President of Market & Products for LEGO. He will give a keynote presentation about the state of the LEGO company. This will be his first visit to a LEGO fan convention in the U.S.!
  2. Steve Witt, LEGO Community Relations Coordinator. It’s his job to manage the interaction between the LEGO Group and the adult LEGO fan community.
These presentations will occur on Saturday evening, April 10.