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LEGO April Fool’s Day 2016 Roundup

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Another year, another April Fools Day has passed. As a tradition, there were plenty of LEGO fan sites that put out some false articles in hoping to catch readers off guard.

We announced LEGO Ideas Revisited which gives rejected LEGO Ideas projects a second chance in passing the review stage.


BrickLink

The popular service introduced the 1×5 Finder.


Brickset

They did a review of the 7538491478894966 Assault on Echo Rebel Wampa Snowspeeder Base on Hoth which makes fun of the upcoming UCS Assault on Hoth (75098).

They also announced the expansion of the LEGO Cinematic Universe consisting of Deadpool, Galidor, and DUPLO movies.


Brick Fanatics

An Australian and New Zealand breakfast cereal called Weet-Bix announced Weet-Brix which is a new cereal based on LEGO bricks.


Bricksfans

They announced Little Bricks Magazine which focuses on DUPLO.


Brickpedia

They uncovered LEGO’s secret communist society.


BrickNerd

They revealed the AutoSort 2600 which is an auto sorting machine costing around $9,000 and will be released in 2017.


Eurobricks

They changed the primary language on the site to Korean.


LEGO

LEGO themselves announced that LEGO minifigures have been granted legal population status.


Minifigures.com

They announced their latest minifigure, Mr. Invisible.


Mixels Wiki

They announced Background Mixels which takes a look at some of the not so prominent characters.


Reddit

Mattel takes over LEGO which has been used before on other sites in previous years.


The Brothers Brick

They announced the Ghost White X-Wing as part of this year’s May the 4th promo with purchases of $199 or more of Star Wars products.

Also they showed off their Contributor Showcase which consisted of Galidor builds.