Lego "Fell In Love With A Girl" Custom Set

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Re: Lego "Fell In Love With A Girl" Custom Set

Post by rsimms3 » Wed Nov 28, 2018 9:18 pm

Jack's legs are the worst....
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Re: Lego "Fell In Love With A Girl" Custom Set

Post by Jamie » Wed Nov 28, 2018 9:23 pm

Tell me about it. Securing him to the baseplate without breaking one or both of his legs should be an achievement worthy of a parade.

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Re: Lego "Fell In Love With A Girl" Custom Set

Post by Bikedo » Wed Nov 28, 2018 10:30 pm

Jamie wrote:You know what? Screw it
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Post by rsimms3 » Thu Nov 29, 2018 2:28 am

Here's the XML for BrickLink for my version of the set. I work on some videos or instructions soon. 202 pieces total including the two black plates for the drums/cymbals but not the large blue plate.

https://app.box.com/s/3cvghncsxta54l6apkzth7by1myn3xs6

And pictures I gathered/took to develop the recreations, these will get you started or maybe all the way there based on the brick list.

https://app.box.com/s/wcsdmb5aw6dvyah0ox5zdjsskcardeii
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Re: Lego "Fell In Love With A Girl" Custom Set

Post by anonymousbrunette » Thu Nov 29, 2018 2:59 pm

I was under the impression that the one in the case was originally fan art, technically making Jamie's version a bootleg of fan art (albeit a more thoughtfully constructed version.)
Mainly I'm disappointed TMR jacked the execution with not so much as a nod. False scarcity is bullshit & TMR's MO.
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Post by Jamie » Thu Nov 29, 2018 4:44 pm

anonymousbrunette wrote:I was under the impression that the one in the case was originally fan art, technically making Jamie's version a bootleg of fan art (albeit a more thoughtfully constructed version.)
I heard a story that the figures were a proof of concept that Gondry built and presented to the band when pitching the idea for the video, although that actual model that is displayed may very well not be that original model. If it is 100% fan art then I hope they've compensated that fan now that they've sold sets.
anonymousbrunette wrote:Gutted that Jamie shared the fruits of his labor without taking a dime from me.
For the record I was never going to take a dime, it was always going to be just for cost. Not only would it have been fun to share the project, but I could have got my own set made significantly cheaper if I was sharing the burden a bit.

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Post by dylnfan » Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:51 pm

anonymousbrunette wrote:I was under the impression that the one in the case was originally fan art, technically making Jamie's version a bootleg of fan art (albeit a more thoughtfully constructed version.)
Mainly I'm disappointed TMR jacked the execution with not so much as a nod. False scarcity is bullshit & TMR's MO.
Yo, some people have way to much time on their hands around here.

Gutted that Jamie shared the fruits of his labor without taking a dime from me. But you can't stop kind people. They're fucking relentless.
This thread epitomizes why I can't quit Swirl.


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Re: Lego "Fell In Love With A Girl" Custom Set

Post by dr.dano » Sun Dec 23, 2018 4:32 pm

i purchased a set and would have purchased a set from jamie as well, his looks like a lego set. i thought the price was a bit steep until i decided to purchase the bricks to make the white stripes lettering from lego and it came to $30 cdn.

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Post by shaneoftheroad » Sun Dec 23, 2018 5:21 pm

I decided to use Jamie's design, as they seem the closest to what's in the display at Third Man. The pieces finally arrived from Lego (after 3 weeks) and it looks great. Meg's head is on a bit wrong in this photo but here it is.

Jamie, man. You nailed it. Can't believe you just let the instructions go for nothing. Thanks, sir.

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Post by Jamie » Sun Dec 23, 2018 7:23 pm

How clear were my instructions, out of curiosity? You're the first person I know of to use them with fresh eyes.

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Post by shaneoftheroad » Sun Dec 23, 2018 8:43 pm

They were incredibly clear! Like, crazy clear. The only problem I had was step #16 with Jack. Threw me off for a minute but I finally got it. I should also say this is the first time I've ever built anything out of Legos using instructions.

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