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Old 05-12-2014, 09:51 PM   #1
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Keva Blocks. These things are awesome. We get them out every month or so and I can't help myself. I have to build something. I keep wanting to buy another thousand, but they ain't cheap.



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Old 05-12-2014, 10:42 PM   #2
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Well, my grandson has yet to fully appreciate the potential of his Red Ryder BB Gun, which I shoot the hell out of...

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That's funny, my son is more of a demo guy and I may or may not have said "Son, you can't play with this anymore right now Daddy's building something"
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My kid is 18 months and would much rather use my drill than his toy drill. I just hope when he's 18 years he's still thinking that way...
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I kick my daughter off her Lego Friends sets all the time. She knows that when we bring a new one home that I have to build it and play with it first...
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I have been known to fight my kids for the last yellow piece of k'nex.

I am pretty sure I have logged more hours on my son's RC helicopter than he has too.
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My kid is 18 months and would much rather use my drill than his toy drill. I just hope when he's 18 years he's still thinking that way...
My two year old is the same
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Legos, Legos, Legos...no joke, during a very slow week this last winter, built a huge ship for 3 days, lol. The boy still has it together too!

As far as RC helicoptors, my kids have their own and I have my 10 or 12....maybe more, not sure
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Legos, Legos, Legos...no joke, during a very slow week this last winter, built a huge ship for 3 days, lol. The boy still has it together too!

As far as RC helicoptors, my kids have their own and I have my 10 or 12....maybe more, not sure
I take it you've never stepped on legos in the dark!
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m1911, Oh I have stepped on them and it's a pain that's undocumented in unLego homes! Hurts so bad, but I still love them and I think its where I got (or nurtured) my love of building things.
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I love Legos and Lincoln logs
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Legos, Legos, Legos...no joke, during a very slow week this last winter, built a huge ship for 3 days, lol. The boy still has it together too!:
Which one was It?
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Those are awesome! I have looked at them too, mine was my own design and will post a pic here in a bit
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Those are awesome! I have looked at them too, mine was my own design and will post a pic here in a bit
My Son has put together Many sets . Most of them are on display at my Farther-n-law's store.

And..Yes I have stepped on Legos bare footed ! It ain't pleasant !!
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When the kids were young my hub and I would have a date night and take all their wooden blocks and build a huge town on the carpet in the middle of the living room We would stick their lego or playmobil people in the structures so it looked like a thriving little neighborhood.

In the morning, from our bedroom, we could hear them squeal with happiness and we would get a nice morning sleep-in while they played peacefully far away from us. Ah... those were good times.
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Keva Blocks. These things are awesome. We get them out every month or so and I can't help myself. I have to build something. I keep wanting to buy another thousand, but they ain't cheap.


Nice looking construction and cute kid BW.
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When I was a kid my dad and uncles would get together and commandeer my slot car set.
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I used to get up in the morning and Dad had built some huge Lego creation or a new Sega mastersystem Alex the kid level would be completed, haha.
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I'm totally listing " having sweet toys to play with" in the pros column when deciding to have kids!

Although I'm entertaining the idea of buying some for myself... Call it pre-parenting training! 😄

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