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Post by Brickcetra on Mon Apr 20, 2015 9:56 am

I was surfing the web today and I discovered this job posting for LEGO and there is also a management position posted. Wow I can't believe it. I wonder where it will be located? Polo Park?  http://www.lego.com/en-us/careers/jobdescriptionpage?title=Retail+Assistant+Store+Manager+-+Winnipeg+(Manitoba)&id=52705834
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Post by ManitobaMoe on Mon Apr 20, 2015 1:54 pm

Funny that you did not see something on Lan first. It is cool but now we have to pay both taxes. On the plus side, we will now have to get slug to come down to Mega Train next year to do a joint display since they have a real reason to come other than to meet us Smile

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Post by adamsonofwilliam on Mon Apr 20, 2015 2:27 pm

A new store in your neck of the woods would be more than welcome, as it cuts the commute time to the nearest location by 3 hours for us! What a deal! Oh yeah... we'll come see you guys too... I guess. Wink
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Post by Brickcetra on Mon Apr 20, 2015 3:00 pm

Our LUG (Manitoba LUG) has received several media requests on how the news of the LEGO store opening in Winnipeg effects our group. From what I understand the media have contacted LEGO media relations about a comment on this information. I hope they are able to confirm more details.
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Post by ManitobaMoe on Mon Apr 20, 2015 8:10 pm

They confirmed that the store is coming but no date or location. One of the benefits I gave for a store coming was that Slug would have to come visit now Smile

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Post by ManitobaMoe on Tue May 12, 2015 11:18 am

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One of our member's took a stroll today and found this at Polo Park

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Post by Brickcetra on Tue May 12, 2015 6:01 pm

It looks like a fair sized store.
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Post by Chorduroy on Wed May 13, 2015 9:23 am

OMGOMGOMGOMGOMGOMGOMGOMG!!!
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Post by adamsonofwilliam on Wed May 13, 2015 10:16 am

Chorduroy wrote:OMGOMGOMGOMGOMGOMGOMGOMG!!!

ROAD TRIP!!!
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Post by Chorduroy on Thu May 14, 2015 11:31 am

adamsonofwilliam wrote:
Chorduroy wrote:OMGOMGOMGOMGOMGOMGOMGOMG!!!

ROAD TRIP!!!

Precisely sir!!
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Post by wes on Mon May 18, 2015 8:35 am

Just spent week-end in Wpg. and most of it in and around Polo Park. I figured to long a wait til it opens, so I left. I can't wait to take a road trip when it opens.

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Post by Chorduroy on Tue May 19, 2015 10:39 am

Winnipeggers, please let us know the instant this opens!!!
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Post by Brickcetra on Tue May 19, 2015 5:03 pm

We will let you know when the opening date is. We are excited to have a store in the city.
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Post by ManitobaMoe on Sat May 23, 2015 11:05 pm

http://www.chvnradio.com/news/924-we-talk-to-the-lego-group-about-coming-to-winnipeg

Interview with Amanda Santoro who is the brand relations manager

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Post by ManitobaMoe on Mon Jun 01, 2015 9:11 pm

My friend Cam is in Calgary this week and sent me this picture, I am very sad now

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Do all the sluggers know what weekend that is?

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Post by adamsonofwilliam on Mon Jun 01, 2015 10:11 pm

ugh!

I wouldn't blame you for choosing one over the other... I'm considering it now... Razz
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Post by Chorduroy on Tue Jun 02, 2015 9:15 am

Gah!!! NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! Lol ...
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Post by ManitobaMoe on Mon Jun 29, 2015 9:12 pm

Hey so a bird on a wire told me that the Lego store is moving ahead faster than they though and hope to be open in the middle of July but they don't have a solid date, also the store will have free wifi access. That is all the information they had to share right now but figured when they hire their brick specialists, that they would have more information. They could not share what the give aways would be yet as they have not been finalized but sounds like there will be a brick build custom set similar to the local flavor that Calgary got when that store opened. For those that did not get there, they had a brick built Cowboy on a horse. Can hardly believe that the ground opening is less than a month away and the soft opening might be a matter of weeks.

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Post by ManitobaMoe on Sat Jul 04, 2015 4:00 pm

The wall in all of its brickly glory lol

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Well not the whole wall, was taking a picture of Kevin and Kim

A little more of the wall

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Post by adamsonofwilliam on Sat Jul 04, 2015 9:42 pm

THESE PICTURES ARE EVERYWHERE I TURN!!!

A full PAB wall is a happy PAB wall. Smile
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Post by Chorduroy on Mon Jul 06, 2015 10:24 am

I could sure use a PAB wall right now ...
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Post by ManitobaMoe on Mon Jul 06, 2015 12:52 pm

I thought Wes had one lol

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