October 2019 Haul (Part 2)

Last weekend, I posted an article about my little haul for the month of October. I mentioned therein that double VIP points was on at the LEGO® Store. That meant the distinct possibility of a second little haul. That possibility became a reality with a visit to the LEGO® Store. My usual store did not get the Halloween Build-A-Mini parts this year, much to my disappointment. Therefore, I trekked out to another location that is a bit farther away. Luckily, they had what I was looking for, as well as a different selection on the Pick-And-Build wall. Consequently, this week I have my October 2019 haul (part 2) to share.

Click here to read part 1 of my October 2019 haul.

October 2019 haul (part 2)
October 2019 haul (part 2)

Firstly, even though Halloween is now over, I got some festive pieces for my Minifigure collection. What I was really after was the orange and black Harley Quinn/N-Pop girl hair. This hairpiece is unique to the Build-A-Mini station, and is not available in sets. Similarly, the pumpkin head and Halloween attire I dressed her in are also unique, as is the black variant of terrier.

Great build-a-mini selection this month.

Pumpkin girl build-a-mini
Pumpkin girl build-a-mini

The second Build-A-Mini creation was the cat-girl. Her hairpiece is a new recoloring of the Series 14 Tiger Woman. 1960s Catwoman from the classic Batcave set, as well as Kitty Pop from the LEGO® Movie 2 Minifigures Series also had other color variants. Her torso is from Spooky Boy (Series 16), and I think her legs are new.

Cat girl build-a-mini
Cat girl build-a-mini

The third Minifigure was a filler. I built a person who looks like he could be on vacation in Mexico. He has a pirate torso and blue shorts. The face looks like a new expression my sig-fig might wear, while the sombrero and plate are from the Taco Tuesday Minifigure from the original LEGO® Movie Minifigures Series. I love Mexican food, and I want to build a Mexican restaurant in my city. Consequently, I will need props for it.

Vacationer build-a-mini
Vacationer build-a-mini

My Pick-And-Build selection is not new if you have been making the rounds of the internet over the last few weeks. However, again, my local LEGO® Store has not been getting them. I picked up 445 dark tan 1×2 bricks, 140 gold 1×1 round bricks, 138 dark grey 2×1 tiles, and 158 varied plant pieces. This makes 881 bricks total. At $19.99 CAD/cup, I spent $0.02/brick, which is an awesome value.

October 2019 haul (part 2) pick-and-build contents.
My pick-and-build cup all sorted. The colors are a little off…

I couldn’t resist a double VIP points set purchase.

The day that I hit the LEGO® Store was actually the last day of double VIP points. Since I was making the aforementioned purchases anyway, I also picked up the Jurassic World Baryonyx Face-Off set. This set made my wish list last summer because I want all the LEGO® dinosaurs. The Jurassic World coloring pages I have made are also popular here at True North Bricks, so this will give me some new material to make for you all.

Click here to view the Jurassic World coloring pages.

October 2019 haul (part 2): Baryonyx Face-off
Baryonyx Face-Off: The Treasure Hunt

Finally, I stopped at Hallmark. I will talk more about my purchase in a later post. However, I did pick up my Christmas tree ornament for 2019. There were a few great characters to pick from this year, but I decided to go with Robin from the LEGO® Batman Movie. As I said though, I will talk about this in a separate post a bit later on. What LEGO® related purchases did you make this month? Feel free to share in the comments below.

Until next time,

-Tom

October 2019 haul (part 2)
My LEGO® brick selection.

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