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(Independent)   Religious group successfully gets Lego to kill their Star Wars Jabba the Hut palace set. Sadly this isn't an April Fool's joke   ( independent.co.uk) divider line
    More: Followup, Jabba, Star Wars, Lego, religious denomination, Muslims, Jabba the Hutt, palaces  
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7024 clicks; posted to Geek » on 01 Apr 2013 at 10:16 AM (5 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2013-04-01 09:34:48 AM  
5 votes:
Critics also claimed that the palace had an uncanny resemblance to Istanbul's Hagia Sophia mosque.

You mean that building that was constructed as an Eastern Orthodox cathedral centuries before Islam even existed?
2013-04-01 10:24:03 AM  
4 votes:
Should I start buying up the sets now to make a profit selling them on eBay to obsessive fans?
2013-04-01 10:29:08 AM  
2 votes:
From the link:
"But yesterday it emerged it had backed down and agreed to end its production from 2014 onwards"
Whattaya bet it was scheduled to go out of production then anyway?  Lego doesn't make every set forever.
2013-04-01 10:20:15 AM  
2 votes:
In the race between Muslims and Christians to see whose members can be the whiniest douchebags, the Muslims just took a slight lead.
2013-04-01 04:54:05 PM  
1 vote:
Lego just announced their new Lego: Historical Site series. Here's the first design model:

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2013-04-01 11:08:45 AM  
1 vote:

s2s2s2: Didn't read the article, eh?

Out of curiosity, how did Sybarite replying to an actual quote from the article imply he didn't actually read the article?
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