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More Homework for the #ThorRagnarokEvent

Avengers Hydra Showdown
Photo-A-Day #4560

I’ve been going back through my LEGO sets to build any that have Thor in them. There were two of them specifically for the Thor Ragnarok movie. This set that I built is the Avengers Hydra Showdown. This was from the Avengers Age of Ultron movie and I won it or bought it during a raffle at Philly BrickFest 2017. I have a bunch of older sets but those are in the attic for the time being. At some point I’ll have space to build and display them all.

I am surprised that I didn’t go an d buy all the Age of Ultron sets when the movie came out especially since I was part of the press junket for that movie. It was during that trip that I got to interview Chris Hemsworth. I hope we can do it again.

I didn’t build this via livestream this time around. I really enjoyed doing that this week. It was fun to get online and just do some building. I’ve got to work more on a setup for this sort of streaming but I will get there.

The Blind Bag Trap

Iron Man and Captain America
Photo-A-Day #4226

I have a love/hate relationship with blind bags. They are exciting to open to see if you have found a chase character or a duplicate. The more blind bags you have the more chances you have of getting all the figures that you want, but there is also a higher chance of getting duplicates. I picked up a bunch of Funko Mystery Minis (Blind Bags) of Captain America Civil war characters on clearance at a couple of GameStop stores. Last night I found the rest of them at the last of the GameStops that are near me. I have all the figures except for three of them. I figured that I’d find at least one of them with this latest batch, but no. Not one new one and I even found two of the same ones. Ant-Man. I love the character but not 4 of them. So, that is the trap of Blind Bags. It is like toy gambling. It can be exciting but also disappointing.

So, now I have to figure out how to find those last three figures without taking more chances on blind bags.