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 Author: Admin_Russell View Messages Posted By Admin_Russell
 Posted: Nov 8, 2019 03:12
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In Suggestions, Nathan123 writes:
  It seems the forum isn't getting the same kind of community involvement as
it once did. It is fairly common to see less than 100 messages per day and I
had to go back to July to find a day that had over 200. The way the forum works
right now it can be very frustrating and time consuming finding posts of interest
as even new posts get buried quickly under 2 or 3 more active posts and that
makes it difficult to participate in the forum if you do not have the time to
browse or search through it. In terms of utility the bricklink forum is not as
easy to use and enjoy as say brickset forum. There are a lot of good parts of
the BL forum but I feel it is largely being ruined.

My suggestion is that when a post is responded to the post itself moves to the
top but it doesn't show up as a new message, so if a post is made and has
10 replies it will still just look like one post on the forum. I would also like
to recommend that certain categories get put into a different area apart from
the forum so maybe for example buying and selling, inventory change requests,
and sales posts could be seperated from the rest so they don't bury the rest
of the posts out there and stagnate the forum.

The goal would be to allow more people and ideas to participate in the community.

There are certainly some improvements to be made - pinning posts, notification
/ subscription plans, ability to edit or completely remove posted material -
but most of what you are asking for here can already be done.

First, the BrickLink Discussions Forum is actually many individual Forums all
joined together, including hidden Forums backstage for our community admins.
If you don't wish to read everything, start on this page and read only what
interests you:

https://www.bricklink.com/messageTopics.asp?utm_content=subnav

Second, you can customize the Forum to your exact specifications, including viewing
each thread without the replies. You can also block certain Forums (e.g. sales
posts). See the settings on this page:

https://www.bricklink.com/messageFilter.asp?viewFrom=P

I've never seen a Forum with this level of user customization, and I believe
most members don't even know about these options. Try out these suggestions
and see if that helps your impression.

I have been reading the Forum consistently for over 10 years, and I've noticed
that like rainy and dry periods with the weather, Forum participation ebbs and
flows with time. And if by "community involvement" you mean people like Foster
and Dan/Jon beating each other up on a regular basis, that sort of behavior isn't
tolerated anymore.
 Author: Nathan123 View Messages Posted By Nathan123
 Posted: Nov 8, 2019 02:37
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In Suggestions, maxx3001 writes:
  In Suggestions, calsbricks writes:
  In Suggestions, jennnifer writes:
  In Suggestions, Nathan123 writes:
  It seems the forum isn't getting the same kind of community involvement as
it once did. It is fairly common to see less than 100 messages per day and I
had to go back to July to find a day that had over 200.

I love the way this old Forum works. Sorry if I am in the minority. I would argue
that the lack of community involvement is directly related to the management's
antipathy.

Jen

+ several

+ a number of mine

If management is lacking, why use the forum, you can ask, suggest all you like,
it won’t change a thing.

BrickLink is going the way of the Dodo, while sailors are eating on.....

At this point it is just a money generating donkey, pulling a load to heavy for
its back

Why not ask though? Maybe it is unlikely anything improves but if no one wants
improvements then it will never happen. Wanting the forum to be more interesting
and grow the number of people wjo use it seems like is shouldn't be beyond
expectations.
 Author: Nathan123 View Messages Posted By Nathan123
 Posted: Nov 8, 2019 02:26
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In Suggestions, JusTiCe8 writes:
  In addition to what others wrote, you can click on "all" link on top and you'll
get new replies to old topics.

The whole website needs work, but forum is far down below the needto list I guess.

In Suggestions, Nathan123 writes:
  It seems the forum isn't getting the same kind of community involvement as
it once did. It is fairly common to see less than 100 messages per day and I

[...]

  
The goal would be to allow more people and ideas to participate in the community.

The forum itself doesn't generate very much business or interest for that
matter but if we don't ask for improvements we shouldn't be surprised
when nothing happens.
 Author: Nathan123 View Messages Posted By Nathan123
 Posted: Nov 8, 2019 02:21
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In Suggestions, jennnifer writes:
  In Suggestions, Nathan123 writes:
  It seems the forum isn't getting the same kind of community involvement as
it once did. It is fairly common to see less than 100 messages per day and I
had to go back to July to find a day that had over 200.

I love the way this old Forum works. Sorry if I am in the minority. I would argue
that the lack of community involvement is directly related to the management's
antipathy.

Jen

You don't have to apologize for having a different opinion. My point is that
the forum needs help.l It looks like the forum is getting less and less use despite
supposedly more people signing up as buyers than ever before.
 Author: maxx3001 View Messages Posted By maxx3001
 Posted: Nov 8, 2019 01:37
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In Suggestions, calsbricks writes:
  In Suggestions, jennnifer writes:
  In Suggestions, Nathan123 writes:
  It seems the forum isn't getting the same kind of community involvement as
it once did. It is fairly common to see less than 100 messages per day and I
had to go back to July to find a day that had over 200.

I love the way this old Forum works. Sorry if I am in the minority. I would argue
that the lack of community involvement is directly related to the management's
antipathy.

Jen

+ several

+ a number of mine

If management is lacking, why use the forum, you can ask, suggest all you like,
it won’t change a thing.

BrickLink is going the way of the Dodo, while sailors are eating on.....

At this point it is just a money generating donkey, pulling a load to heavy for
its back
 Author: JusTiCe8 View Messages Posted By JusTiCe8
 Posted: Nov 8, 2019 01:31
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In addition to what others wrote, you can click on "all" link on top and you'll
get new replies to old topics.

The whole website needs work, but forum is far down below the needto list I guess.

In Suggestions, Nathan123 writes:
  It seems the forum isn't getting the same kind of community involvement as
it once did. It is fairly common to see less than 100 messages per day and I

[...]

  
The goal would be to allow more people and ideas to participate in the community.
 Author: calsbricks View Messages Posted By calsbricks
 Posted: Nov 8, 2019 01:28
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In Suggestions, jennnifer writes:
  In Suggestions, Nathan123 writes:
  It seems the forum isn't getting the same kind of community involvement as
it once did. It is fairly common to see less than 100 messages per day and I
had to go back to July to find a day that had over 200.

I love the way this old Forum works. Sorry if I am in the minority. I would argue
that the lack of community involvement is directly related to the management's
antipathy.

Jen

+ several
 Author: jennnifer View Messages Posted By jennnifer
 Posted: Nov 8, 2019 01:13
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In Suggestions, Nathan123 writes:
  It seems the forum isn't getting the same kind of community involvement as
it once did. It is fairly common to see less than 100 messages per day and I
had to go back to July to find a day that had over 200.

I love the way this old Forum works. Sorry if I am in the minority. I would argue
that the lack of community involvement is directly related to the management's
antipathy.

Jen
 Author: Nathan123 View Messages Posted By Nathan123
 Posted: Nov 7, 2019 22:48
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In Suggestions, dearlydeparted writes:
  I agree that the forum can be tedious. The interface and lack of features compared
to other sites is antiquated. Would be nice to be able to edit for one and a
notification feature with link when someone responds to your post - just to name
a few.

Those are good ideas! I guess the forum already has a button to hide the replies
but it doesn't move the posts up and I would argue it should be the default
setting. If people don't see something that interests them right away they
are not as likely to stay, read, and participate.
 Author: legoman77 View Messages Posted By legoman77
 Posted: Nov 7, 2019 22:45
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In Suggestions, Nathan123 writes:
  It seems the forum isn't getting the same kind of community involvement as
it once did. It is fairly common to see less than 100 messages per day and I
had to go back to July to find a day that had over 200. The way the forum works
right now it can be very frustrating and time consuming finding posts of interest
as even new posts get buried quickly under 2 or 3 more active posts and that
makes it difficult to participate in the forum if you do not have the time to
browse or search through it. In terms of utility the bricklink forum is not as
easy to use and enjoy as say brickset forum. There are a lot of good parts of
the BL forum but I feel it is largely being ruined.

My suggestion is that when a post is responded to the post itself moves to the
top but it doesn't show up as a new message, so if a post is made and has
10 replies it will still just look like one post on the forum. I would also like
to recommend that certain categories get put into a different area apart from
the forum so maybe for example buying and selling, inventory change requests,
and sales posts could be seperated from the rest so they don't bury the rest
of the posts out there and stagnate the forum.
The goal would be to allow more people and ideas to participate in the community.

Nope. I am old and hate change of any kind. My middle name is Luddite.
John P
 Author: dearlydeparted View Messages Posted By dearlydeparted
 Posted: Nov 7, 2019 22:28
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I agree that the forum can be tedious. The interface and lack of features compared
to other sites is antiquated. Would be nice to be able to edit for one and a
notification feature with link when someone responds to your post - just to name
a few.
 Author: Nathan123 View Messages Posted By Nathan123
 Posted: Nov 7, 2019 21:43
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It seems the forum isn't getting the same kind of community involvement as
it once did. It is fairly common to see less than 100 messages per day and I
had to go back to July to find a day that had over 200. The way the forum works
right now it can be very frustrating and time consuming finding posts of interest
as even new posts get buried quickly under 2 or 3 more active posts and that
makes it difficult to participate in the forum if you do not have the time to
browse or search through it. In terms of utility the bricklink forum is not as
easy to use and enjoy as say brickset forum. There are a lot of good parts of
the BL forum but I feel it is largely being ruined.

My suggestion is that when a post is responded to the post itself moves to the
top but it doesn't show up as a new message, so if a post is made and has
10 replies it will still just look like one post on the forum. I would also like
to recommend that certain categories get put into a different area apart from
the forum so maybe for example buying and selling, inventory change requests,
and sales posts could be seperated from the rest so they don't bury the rest
of the posts out there and stagnate the forum.

The goal would be to allow more people and ideas to participate in the community.
 Author: xboxnissan View Messages Posted By xboxnissan
 Posted: Nov 5, 2019 17:45
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Just like Discogs where you can put into an inventory what you have (they name
it collection), it would be interesting to have such a feature.

It's basically a display without having to sell (i.e. right now you have
to be a seller to have an inventory).

I'm using currently wish list of the set I got at the moment and transfered
them into another wish list once I was done rebuilding it... I mean it works
but it's not exactly what wish lists are for!
 Author: phinto View Messages Posted By phinto
 Posted: Nov 5, 2019 14:06
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In Suggestions, phinto writes:
  In Suggestions, DerekThomasp89 writes:
  I recently upgraded the discord channel to add a few new channels, were still
looking for members to make this server a success.

Please come on over and join us we don't bite.. hard

https://discord.gg/xhTDz3s

hey... I need a reinvite for bricklink server

https://discord.gg/XtQryK7
 Author: phinto View Messages Posted By phinto
 Posted: Nov 4, 2019 16:08
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In Suggestions, DerekThomasp89 writes:
  I recently upgraded the discord channel to add a few new channels, were still
looking for members to make this server a success.

Please come on over and join us we don't bite.. hard

https://discord.gg/xhTDz3s

hey... I need a reinvite for bricklink server
 Author: phinto View Messages Posted By phinto
 Posted: Nov 4, 2019 15:23
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we are working on a new generation of creativity
the first image are the kanohi custom i made for Bionicle kanoko.
we love to have new florescent trans-colors.
we have red-orange, neon-lime, florescent-medium-blue. the rarest of all are
neon-bright-yellow and hot-dark-pink that needs work because its not like the
one I remember. because its too dark, and the real deal really pink. described
in the 2nd image.
plus, we need new florescent colors
like... different colors that glow under UVlight. as described in the 3nd image
I got from google.

so the new colors we want/need to try are

neon-turquoise = (neon-green & medium-blue)

florescent-lavender = (hot-pink & medium-blue)

bright-coral = (hot-pink & red-orange)

I hope you like my ideas.
 




 Author: timnetworks View Messages Posted By timnetworks
 Posted: Nov 2, 2019 18:13
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Thank you, this seems to be the course of action I will take with them.

In Suggestions, yorbrick writes:
  In Suggestions, timnetworks writes:
  Put down the pitchfork, I was not the one to do this. Having said that..

I have already written it off as a loss, but the question lingers in my head.
Does anyone actually have use for LEGO sets that have been transformed into a
plastic and cyanoacralyte conglomerates? Perhaps some public establishment wanting
to display LEGO but afraid of having it taken home by visitors brick-by-brick?

As I am gearing up for the grand opening of my very own bricklink storefront,
I wonder if I should go through the hassle of listing, photographing and describing
sets that may have no target market at all.

Attached is a picture of the sets in question. Anything that is not a single
piece (like the boats, bikes, stuff still in the bags) is pretty much stuck together.

Please advise.

Thank you,

P.S. I proooooomise the various types of glues seen in the background have nothing
to do with this.

You might get some takers if they are cheap enough. It might be best to list
them as custom lots or as incomplete, just to flag up that they are not sets
in the true sense of the word. And hope that by doing so people read the description.
 Author: timnetworks View Messages Posted By timnetworks
 Posted: Nov 2, 2019 18:11
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Wow I totally forgot about Kragle.. it didn't occur to me that someone could
have been just playing the antagonist in real life..

In Suggestions, JusTiCe8 writes:
  Hi,

you most probably choose the wrong topic, what should be a suggestion ?

And for the glued LEgo set... some dumb people mixed up Lego set and plastic
model kit :/. I'll never understand how they can do this. Kragle is bad.

In Suggestions, timnetworks writes:
  Put down the pitchfork, I was not the one to do this. Having said that..

[...]

  
Please advise.

Thank you,

P.S. I proooooomise the various types of glues seen in the background have nothing
to do with this.
 Author: timnetworks View Messages Posted By timnetworks
 Posted: Nov 2, 2019 18:10
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It does articulate.. However, someone has already claimed it, thereby answering
the question for me as a 'yes, people still want this.'

In Suggestions, Adjour writes:
  In Suggestions, timnetworks writes:
  
Please advise.

Thank you,



There is a market for any and all conditions. You just need to be sure the buyer
reads the description.

Unknown value items typically are better left to the auction sites, though

Oh and does the mech Dragon still articulate?
 Author: yorbrick View Messages Posted By yorbrick
 Posted: Nov 1, 2019 05:35
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In Suggestions, timnetworks writes:
  Put down the pitchfork, I was not the one to do this. Having said that..

I have already written it off as a loss, but the question lingers in my head.
Does anyone actually have use for LEGO sets that have been transformed into a
plastic and cyanoacralyte conglomerates? Perhaps some public establishment wanting
to display LEGO but afraid of having it taken home by visitors brick-by-brick?

As I am gearing up for the grand opening of my very own bricklink storefront,
I wonder if I should go through the hassle of listing, photographing and describing
sets that may have no target market at all.

Attached is a picture of the sets in question. Anything that is not a single
piece (like the boats, bikes, stuff still in the bags) is pretty much stuck together.

Please advise.

Thank you,

P.S. I proooooomise the various types of glues seen in the background have nothing
to do with this.

You might get some takers if they are cheap enough. It might be best to list
them as custom lots or as incomplete, just to flag up that they are not sets
in the true sense of the word. And hope that by doing so people read the description.
 Author: Adjour View Messages Posted By Adjour
 Posted: Nov 1, 2019 04:12
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In Suggestions, timnetworks writes:
  Put down the pitchfork, I was not the one to do this. Having said that..

I have already written it off as a loss, but the question lingers in my head.
Does anyone actually have use for LEGO sets that have been transformed into a
plastic and cyanoacralyte conglomerates? Perhaps some public establishment wanting
to display LEGO but afraid of having it taken home by visitors brick-by-brick?

As I am gearing up for the grand opening of my very own bricklink storefront,
I wonder if I should go through the hassle of listing, photographing and describing
sets that may have no target market at all.

Attached is a picture of the sets in question. Anything that is not a single
piece (like the boats, bikes, stuff still in the bags) is pretty much stuck together.

Please advise.

Thank you,

P.S. I proooooomise the various types of glues seen in the background have nothing
to do with this.


There is a market for any and all conditions. You just need to be sure the buyer
reads the description.

Unknown value items typically are better left to the auction sites, though

Oh and does the mech Dragon still articulate?
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 Posted: Nov 1, 2019 02:41
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Hi,

you most probably choose the wrong topic, what should be a suggestion ?

And for the glued LEgo set... some dumb people mixed up Lego set and plastic
model kit :/. I'll never understand how they can do this. Kragle is bad.

In Suggestions, timnetworks writes:
  Put down the pitchfork, I was not the one to do this. Having said that..

[...]

  
Please advise.

Thank you,

P.S. I proooooomise the various types of glues seen in the background have nothing
to do with this.
 Author: timnetworks View Messages Posted By timnetworks
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Put down the pitchfork, I was not the one to do this. Having said that..

I have already written it off as a loss, but the question lingers in my head.
Does anyone actually have use for LEGO sets that have been transformed into a
plastic and cyanoacralyte conglomerates? Perhaps some public establishment wanting
to display LEGO but afraid of having it taken home by visitors brick-by-brick?

As I am gearing up for the grand opening of my very own bricklink storefront,
I wonder if I should go through the hassle of listing, photographing and describing
sets that may have no target market at all.

Attached is a picture of the sets in question. Anything that is not a single
piece (like the boats, bikes, stuff still in the bags) is pretty much stuck together.

Please advise.

Thank you,

P.S. I proooooomise the various types of glues seen in the background have nothing
to do with this.
 
 Author: VOTB View Messages Posted By VOTB
 Posted: Oct 31, 2019 20:25
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I have a source where occasionally I have just a giant tub of bags (no boxes
no instructions). The price per pound is only worth it if they are decent so
I want to hunt out the good ones.

The best I have come up with identifying a set by looking at some unique parts.
Then on brothersbrick.com find their review. They usually will lay out all
the bags and take a photo. I can usually identify what I have pretty easily.

I scored the last time and spent $70 and got $890 worth of parted out pieces.
This is not normal but it just worked out. On the other hand, I have just grabbed
$50 by weight and parted them out for $75.

When you have a full set it is much easier to part out than one bag of an unidentified
set. Plus multiple bags will usually lead to higher lot counts.
 Author: randyf View Messages Posted By randyf
 Posted: Oct 31, 2019 09:28
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In Suggestions, yorbrick writes:
  
  For example: I have a Legofactory "SKYLINE" SET #5562 new open box with just
one numbered bag missing all the other numbered bags are present and sealed.
Trying to determine what pieces are missing from the set is quite a challenge!

Look in the instructions. When you come to a page for which you don't have
the bag, then you know which bag is missing. The following pages will be the
parts you are missing.

Unfortunately, the instructions for that set do not do that.
 Author: mzehnder View Messages Posted By mzehnder
 Posted: Oct 31, 2019 09:23
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It would be nice not only to have a "new" and "used" condition but also a "damaged"
for parts. E.g. the 2490px2 often has broken clips and is still sold. But searching
for intact parts is a bit time consuming.

I didn't find out if someone else already asked for this feature.
 Author: yorbrick View Messages Posted By yorbrick
 Posted: Oct 31, 2019 05:24
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  I'm not sure how many folks would be interested in that information, but
in the last year I've probably had questions on the contents for close to
10 different sets.


What are you doing with the sets? If you are parting them out, then it is not
really needed. If you are building them, again it is not needed. I can only see
it will be useful if you want to sell the set as a new but opened set although
then you will either have to try to buy a complete sealed bag or buy the new
parts that were in that bag. For the latter case, one bag will still be open
so the value of that set is not really going to be any different to a set in
which all the bags were opened to check the inventory.

It seems a lot of work to do this for every set for under 10 sets per year, when
there are other ways of selling / using those sets.

It also doesn't fit in with the idea that the base inventories for new sets
could be extracted from LEGO's main server, with extras added when inventories
are checked (which I think was planned at some stage) as LEGO doesn't give
this information by bag.
 Author: yorbrick View Messages Posted By yorbrick
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  For example: I have a Legofactory "SKYLINE" SET #5562 new open box with just
one numbered bag missing all the other numbered bags are present and sealed.
Trying to determine what pieces are missing from the set is quite a challenge!

Look in the instructions. When you come to a page for which you don't have
the bag, then you know which bag is missing. The following pages will be the
parts you are missing.
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  In Suggestions, wittco writes:
  In Suggestions, sbpyrat writes:
  I was wondering if there'd be a possibility of adding box contents to LEGO
sets on here. Something like listing the number of each bag, unmarked bags/unbagged
parts, etc.

I deal with a lot of secondhand sets and come across sets with open boxes (or
like today no boxes), but sealed bags of parts. Today I scored 14/17 numbered
backs for set 10237 Tower of Orthanc. I almost missed out on getting the second
bag #3 because it didn't obviously go with the other bags. Thankfully I
was able to find an old unboxing video on YouTube and figured out I'm missing
3 numbered bags (#1, #4, and one of the two #5s), plus the unnumbered eagle bag.
But usually when I'm in this situation, I haven't been so lucky. It's
especially tricky with sets that have unnumbered bags. I usually end up opening
them to do the inventory if I'm uncertain, but it would be nice to keep them
sealed and be able to know what was missing.

I'd be willing to provide the list for any new sets I open, if it might help
someone else out down the line. It seems like a fairly easy thing and I'm
surprised that, at least as far as I'm aware, there isn't somewhere to
find this information easily (at least for modern sets). Bricklink seems like
a natural place for this information to exist.

I'm not sure how many folks would be interested in that information, but
in the last year I've probably had questions on the contents for close to
10 different sets.

Anyway, I'm not even sure if this is the appropriate place to mention it,
but I thought I'd give it a shot.

I would "love" a function like this. I buy a lot of older collectible sets many
times with unopened bags. Figuring out what is in specific "bags" (numbered or
un-numbered) let alone figuring out what pieces are missing knowing that a specific
numbered bag is missing presents a real challenge!

For example: I have a Legofactory "SKYLINE" SET #5562 new open box with just
one numbered bag missing all the other numbered bags are present and sealed.
Trying to determine what pieces are missing from the set is quite a challenge!Make that Set#5526 (transposition error on my part)
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  In Suggestions, sbpyrat writes:
  I was wondering if there'd be a possibility of adding box contents to LEGO
sets on here. Something like listing the number of each bag, unmarked bags/unbagged
parts, etc.

I deal with a lot of secondhand sets and come across sets with open boxes (or
like today no boxes), but sealed bags of parts. Today I scored 14/17 numbered
backs for set 10237 Tower of Orthanc. I almost missed out on getting the second
bag #3 because it didn't obviously go with the other bags. Thankfully I
was able to find an old unboxing video on YouTube and figured out I'm missing
3 numbered bags (#1, #4, and one of the two #5s), plus the unnumbered eagle bag.
But usually when I'm in this situation, I haven't been so lucky. It's
especially tricky with sets that have unnumbered bags. I usually end up opening
them to do the inventory if I'm uncertain, but it would be nice to keep them
sealed and be able to know what was missing.

I'd be willing to provide the list for any new sets I open, if it might help
someone else out down the line. It seems like a fairly easy thing and I'm
surprised that, at least as far as I'm aware, there isn't somewhere to
find this information easily (at least for modern sets). Bricklink seems like
a natural place for this information to exist.

I'm not sure how many folks would be interested in that information, but
in the last year I've probably had questions on the contents for close to
10 different sets.

Anyway, I'm not even sure if this is the appropriate place to mention it,
but I thought I'd give it a shot.

I would "love" a function like this. I buy a lot of older collectible sets many
times with unopened bags. Figuring out what is in specific "bags" (numbered or
un-numbered) let alone figuring out what pieces are missing knowing that a specific
numbered bag is missing presents a real challenge!

For example: I have a Legofactory "SKYLINE" SET #5562 new open box with just
one numbered bag missing all the other numbered bags are present and sealed.
Trying to determine what pieces are missing from the set is quite a challenge!
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In Suggestions, sbpyrat writes:
  I was wondering if there'd be a possibility of adding box contents to LEGO
sets on here. Something like listing the number of each bag, unmarked bags/unbagged
parts, etc.

I deal with a lot of secondhand sets and come across sets with open boxes (or
like today no boxes), but sealed bags of parts. Today I scored 14/17 numbered
backs for set 10237 Tower of Orthanc. I almost missed out on getting the second
bag #3 because it didn't obviously go with the other bags. Thankfully I
was able to find an old unboxing video on YouTube and figured out I'm missing
3 numbered bags (#1, #4, and one of the two #5s), plus the unnumbered eagle bag.
But usually when I'm in this situation, I haven't been so lucky. It's
especially tricky with sets that have unnumbered bags. I usually end up opening
them to do the inventory if I'm uncertain, but it would be nice to keep them
sealed and be able to know what was missing.

I'd be willing to provide the list for any new sets I open, if it might help
someone else out down the line. It seems like a fairly easy thing and I'm
surprised that, at least as far as I'm aware, there isn't somewhere to
find this information easily (at least for modern sets). Bricklink seems like
a natural place for this information to exist.

I'm not sure how many folks would be interested in that information, but
in the last year I've probably had questions on the contents for close to
10 different sets.

Anyway, I'm not even sure if this is the appropriate place to mention it,
but I thought I'd give it a shot.

I would "love" a function like this. I buy a lot of older collectible sets many
times with unopened bags. Figuring out what is in specific "bags" (numbered or
un-numbered) let alone figuring out what pieces are missing knowing that a specific
numbered bag is missing presents a real challenge!
 Author: Teup View Messages Posted By Teup
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In Suggestions, Teup writes:
  In Suggestions, sbpyrat writes:
  I was wondering if there'd be a possibility of adding box contents to LEGO
sets on here. Something like listing the number of each bag, unmarked bags/unbagged
parts, etc.

I deal with a lot of secondhand sets and come across sets with open boxes (or
like today no boxes), but sealed bags of parts. Today I scored 14/17 numbered
backs for set 10237 Tower of Orthanc. I almost missed out on getting the second
bag #3 because it didn't obviously go with the other bags. Thankfully I
was able to find an old unboxing video on YouTube and figured out I'm missing
3 numbered bags (#1, #4, and one of the two #5s), plus the unnumbered eagle bag.
But usually when I'm in this situation, I haven't been so lucky. It's
especially tricky with sets that have unnumbered bags. I usually end up opening
them to do the inventory if I'm uncertain, but it would be nice to keep them
sealed and be able to know what was missing.

I'd be willing to provide the list for any new sets I open, if it might help
someone else out down the line. It seems like a fairly easy thing and I'm
surprised that, at least as far as I'm aware, there isn't somewhere to
find this information easily (at least for modern sets). Bricklink seems like
a natural place for this information to exist.

I'm not sure how many folks would be interested in that information, but
in the last year I've probably had questions on the contents for close to
10 different sets.

Anyway, I'm not even sure if this is the appropriate place to mention it,
but I thought I'd give it a shot.

I see why you need it, but I wouldn't count on this happening. Changing from
set inventories to bag inventories would mean multiplying the entire inventory
database by, what, a factor 5? Moreover, all set inventories will need to be
compiled manually without the help of the inventory list in instructions or on
boxes. It would be a heck of a lot of continuous work (are you going to do it?),
and per set it will only ever be consulted a handful of times (if ever).

You're not the only one who ran into this, and I'm not saying it's
necessarily a bad idea, but my advice would be.. I wouldn't wait for this


Besides, I think you can figure out what you're missing from the instructions?
As far as I know most sets are built a bag at a time, so if you follow through
the episode for the bags you're missing you should be able to get yourself
a list of parts you're missing. Haven't done this but could work?
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In Suggestions, sbpyrat writes:
  I was wondering if there'd be a possibility of adding box contents to LEGO
sets on here. Something like listing the number of each bag, unmarked bags/unbagged
parts, etc.

I deal with a lot of secondhand sets and come across sets with open boxes (or
like today no boxes), but sealed bags of parts. Today I scored 14/17 numbered
backs for set 10237 Tower of Orthanc. I almost missed out on getting the second
bag #3 because it didn't obviously go with the other bags. Thankfully I
was able to find an old unboxing video on YouTube and figured out I'm missing
3 numbered bags (#1, #4, and one of the two #5s), plus the unnumbered eagle bag.
But usually when I'm in this situation, I haven't been so lucky. It's
especially tricky with sets that have unnumbered bags. I usually end up opening
them to do the inventory if I'm uncertain, but it would be nice to keep them
sealed and be able to know what was missing.

I'd be willing to provide the list for any new sets I open, if it might help
someone else out down the line. It seems like a fairly easy thing and I'm
surprised that, at least as far as I'm aware, there isn't somewhere to
find this information easily (at least for modern sets). Bricklink seems like
a natural place for this information to exist.

I'm not sure how many folks would be interested in that information, but
in the last year I've probably had questions on the contents for close to
10 different sets.

Anyway, I'm not even sure if this is the appropriate place to mention it,
but I thought I'd give it a shot.

I see why you need it, but I wouldn't count on this happening. Changing from
set inventories to bag inventories would mean multiplying the entire inventory
database by, what, a factor 5? Moreover, all set inventories will need to be
compiled manually without the help of the inventory list in instructions or on
boxes. It would be a heck of a lot of continuous work (are you going to do it?),
and per set it will only ever be consulted a handful of times (if ever).

You're not the only one who ran into this, and I'm not saying it's
necessarily a bad idea, but my advice would be.. I wouldn't wait for this
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 Posted: Oct 30, 2019 04:52
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In Suggestions, sbpyrat writes:
  I was wondering if there'd be a possibility of adding box contents to LEGO
sets on here. Something like listing the number of each bag, unmarked bags/unbagged
parts, etc.

I deal with a lot of secondhand sets and come across sets with open boxes (or
like today no boxes), but sealed bags of parts. Today I scored 14/17 numbered
backs for set 10237 Tower of Orthanc. I almost missed out on getting the second
bag #3 because it didn't obviously go with the other bags. Thankfully I
was able to find an old unboxing video on YouTube and figured out I'm missing
3 numbered bags (#1, #4, and one of the two #5s), plus the unnumbered eagle bag.
But usually when I'm in this situation, I haven't been so lucky. It's
especially tricky with sets that have unnumbered bags. I usually end up opening
them to do the inventory if I'm uncertain, but it would be nice to keep them
sealed and be able to know what was missing.

I'd be willing to provide the list for any new sets I open, if it might help
someone else out down the line. It seems like a fairly easy thing and I'm
surprised that, at least as far as I'm aware, there isn't somewhere to
find this information easily (at least for modern sets). Bricklink seems like
a natural place for this information to exist.

I'm not sure how many folks would be interested in that information, but
in the last year I've probably had questions on the contents for close to
10 different sets.

Anyway, I'm not even sure if this is the appropriate place to mention it,
but I thought I'd give it a shot.

It looks like it's requested a lot and indeed would be very useful for people
completing sets. But it would require a lot of work from the community to painstakingly
create such information for every set. It would also need additional funcionality
from the site so I don't see it happening in this millenium.
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I was wondering if there'd be a possibility of adding box contents to LEGO
sets on here. Something like listing the number of each bag, unmarked bags/unbagged
parts, etc.

I deal with a lot of secondhand sets and come across sets with open boxes (or
like today no boxes), but sealed bags of parts. Today I scored 14/17 numbered
backs for set 10237 Tower of Orthanc. I almost missed out on getting the second
bag #3 because it didn't obviously go with the other bags. Thankfully I
was able to find an old unboxing video on YouTube and figured out I'm missing
3 numbered bags (#1, #4, and one of the two #5s), plus the unnumbered eagle bag.
But usually when I'm in this situation, I haven't been so lucky. It's
especially tricky with sets that have unnumbered bags. I usually end up opening
them to do the inventory if I'm uncertain, but it would be nice to keep them
sealed and be able to know what was missing.

I'd be willing to provide the list for any new sets I open, if it might help
someone else out down the line. It seems like a fairly easy thing and I'm
surprised that, at least as far as I'm aware, there isn't somewhere to
find this information easily (at least for modern sets). Bricklink seems like
a natural place for this information to exist.

I'm not sure how many folks would be interested in that information, but
in the last year I've probably had questions on the contents for close to
10 different sets.

Anyway, I'm not even sure if this is the appropriate place to mention it,
but I thought I'd give it a shot.
 Author: SylvainLS View Messages Posted By SylvainLS
 Posted: Oct 27, 2019 15:59
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In Suggestions, FlamesFire101 writes:
  Four pieces that I would like to see added are:

Black Large Figure Torso Skeletal with Gear Hips / Waist / Bottom

Pearl Dark Gray Large Figure Torso Skeletal Connector with 2 Ball Joints

Flat Silver Bionicle Armor Uniter with 2 Pin Holes on Front, Axle and Pin Holes
on Sides

Pearl Gold Bionicle Armor Uniter with 2 Pin Holes on Front, Axle and Pin Holes
on Sides

These four would be very good for 2016 uniter mocs, as it is currently difficult
to make them

Use the dedicated forum for Studio: http://forum.bricklink.com/
There’s a whole subforum for missing parts.
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 Posted: Oct 27, 2019 15:24
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Four pieces that I would like to see added are:

Black Large Figure Torso Skeletal with Gear Hips / Waist / Bottom

Pearl Dark Gray Large Figure Torso Skeletal Connector with 2 Ball Joints

Flat Silver Bionicle Armor Uniter with 2 Pin Holes on Front, Axle and Pin Holes
on Sides

Pearl Gold Bionicle Armor Uniter with 2 Pin Holes on Front, Axle and Pin Holes
on Sides

These four would be very good for 2016 uniter mocs, as it is currently difficult
to make them
 Author: SylvainLS View Messages Posted By SylvainLS
 Posted: Oct 27, 2019 07:33
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In Suggestions, november3 writes:
  stud.io is missing some pieces which I know but it has the majority of star wars
custom peices exept for 1 and heres 1 I need:

Trans-Red Dish 4 x 4 Inverted (Radar) with Solid Stud with Radial TIE Fighter
Cockpit Pattern

Use the dedicated forum for Studio: http://forum.bricklink.com/
There’s a whole subforum for missing parts.
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 Posted: Oct 27, 2019 00:45
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stud.io is missing some pieces which I know but it has the majority of star wars
custom peices exept for 1 and heres 1 I need:

Trans-Red Dish 4 x 4 Inverted (Radar) with Solid Stud with Radial TIE Fighter
Cockpit Pattern
 Author: popsicle View Messages Posted By popsicle
 Posted: Oct 18, 2019 13:20
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In Suggestions, AZbrickGUY writes:
  Hey all,
Has there ever been a spot for custom minis? Any way we could add
a spot? Mainly MOC out of existing parts that are out there. Not hand made or
painted parts. Thanks.

I’d support it. I’s been put forth and discussed from time to time, but never
implemented.

As long as all the parts are genuine Lego, I vote yea.

But then again, I have skin in the game: https://store.bricklink.com/popsicle&itemID=132920648

-Cory
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In Suggestions, yorbrick writes:
  In Suggestions, AZbrickGUY writes:
  Hey all,
Has there ever been a spot for custom minis? Any way we could add
a spot? Mainly MOC out of existing parts that are out there. Not hand made or
painted parts. Thanks.

Yes, you can add them to your store as a custom figure.

I don't understand the system in place, because the only minifigures in the
MOC character category are pad printed. And if you visit the Custom Items,
the actual mini MOCs are still buried by the homebrew plastic listings.

There's probably wide community out there, looking for this. Eurobricks enthusiasts,
for one. There's definitely overlap with BrickLink there. Personally, I keep
posting figgy projects in the forum and people still click on those (thank you),
so maybe we'd see more mini MOCs if there was a proper place for them?
 
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In Suggestions, AZbrickGUY writes:
  Hey all,
Has there ever been a spot for custom minis? Any way we could add
a spot? Mainly MOC out of existing parts that are out there. Not hand made or
painted parts. Thanks.

Yes, you can add them to your store as a custom figure.
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In Suggestions, AZbrickGUY writes:
  Hey all,
Has there ever been a spot for custom minis? Any way we could add
a spot? Mainly MOC out of existing parts that are out there. Not hand made or
painted parts. Thanks.

+1

It would be nice to have a distinction between customs and MOCs. Add a minifig
category to the MOC Shop?
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Hey all,
Has there ever been a spot for custom minis? Any way we could add
a spot? Mainly MOC out of existing parts that are out there. Not hand made or
painted parts. Thanks.
 Author: Emporiosa View Messages Posted By Emporiosa
 Posted: Oct 17, 2019 17:56
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In Suggestions, axaday writes:
  They aren't getting added or approved anymore, except in special circumstances.
A SWAT van won't qualify.

I agree with the suggestion. I'd like to see any vehicle that someone submitted
get approved and inventoried and added to the set inventory. But I think the
ones that were added didn't sell really well or for more than their parts,
so Bricklink didn't see it as worth the time.

In Suggestions, yorbrick writes:
  In Suggestions, net1986 writes:
  Hello! I'm net1986 from South Korea!
I would like to suggest something today.

First of all I apologize for my poor English grammar, please understand.

This is what I would suggest this time.

"I wish there was function to view information of just part product from the
set, Not whole set. And function to order those just part product."



For example,
1. I want to get only police swat van from set 60008 Museum Break-in.(don't
need any part like figs or Museum)
2. But there is only brick information for whole set(Unnecessary a lot of information
confuses me)
3. It takes a lot of hard work to analyze for only just the swat van.
4. And It's very hard to order each part brick for the van



What I mean is that I wish there was a function to view a only part product(just
swat van of set 60008)and I wish I would order those part in way "easy buy".

I know that the "east buy" function already exists.
It's very helpful for restorers.
But now, It adjust only set product or MOC product as I know.

So, I wish the "easy buy" function is more enhanced(add part product from set)


I hope you guys understand my words.
reply me, thanks.
Best regard,

This already exists, for some sets, via special assemblies.

https://www.bricklink.com/catalogList.asp?catType=P&catString=961

But still, someone has to go through the manual working out what parts are needed
for each assembly.

I actually added a couple of special assemblies such as the Whomping Willow and
the Ford Anglia, and being one of the one sellers for each, those sold almost
immediately, even after listing them again. Another one I did was the Giant Ant-man
- sold 2 of them instantly after posting them.

But as Randy mentioned, it sounds like a nightmare for them to try to manage
so I can understand why they only did a small test run. It's unfortunate
though, because a site like BL is perfect for people looking for just these parts
of the sets.
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In Suggestions, net1986 writes:
  In Suggestions, Teup writes:
  In Suggestions, net1986 writes:

  Maybe this would have drawbacks of its own, not sure if it's a good idea
but I'm just thinking out loud...

That's why I suggest !!

I think My idea is good for seller who sell incomplete set and good for buyer
who want to collect for just part product from set.

Anyway, thanks for your agree
and I'm very moved for the you guys' reply
(This is my first post of Forum in using foreign language)
Have a nice day

And it was well written and structured, thank you
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In Suggestions, axaday writes:

  I agree with the suggestion. I'd like to see any vehicle that someone submitted
get approved and inventoried and added to the set inventory. But I think the
ones that were added didn't sell really well or for more than their parts,
so Bricklink didn't see it as worth the time.

Actually, the reason they are on hold for further additions is due to site limitations
that make it very hard for the inventories of these items to be administered.
The main limitations are two-fold: (1) these inventories cannot have alternates
at present so alternates must be tracked through inventory notes, and (2) these
inventories must be manually kept in sync with set inventories when changes are
made to the set inventories that they are in. You can see that if we rapidly
expanded these additions to the catalog, it would quickly become an administration
nightmare.

Cheers,
Randy
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In Suggestions, yorbrick writes:
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But it means sellers must use common sense when pricing them.

I still don’t understand why it’s “common sense” when it’s anything but common
(the same in French)
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In Suggestions, yorbrick writes:
  
  It's probably a lot of catalog work to break sets into separate components,
but I see a huge advantage: It would solve the pricing problem with "incomplete"
sets. Currently people are listing sets for half of its value because minifigs
or other major parts of the set are missing. That messes up the priceguide completely
and is the main reason why I have abandoned selling sets completely.

That shouldn't affect the prices of sets sold as complete so there is no
reason to stop selling those. But yes, incomplete sets can be anything from almost
complete to a few bricks. But it means sellers must use common sense when pricing
them.

But isn't there only one single entry for used sets in the price guide, regardless
of completeness?
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They aren't getting added or approved anymore, except in special circumstances.
A SWAT van won't qualify.

I agree with the suggestion. I'd like to see any vehicle that someone submitted
get approved and inventoried and added to the set inventory. But I think the
ones that were added didn't sell really well or for more than their parts,
so Bricklink didn't see it as worth the time.

In Suggestions, yorbrick writes:
  In Suggestions, net1986 writes:
  Hello! I'm net1986 from South Korea!
I would like to suggest something today.

First of all I apologize for my poor English grammar, please understand.

This is what I would suggest this time.

"I wish there was function to view information of just part product from the
set, Not whole set. And function to order those just part product."



For example,
1. I want to get only police swat van from set 60008 Museum Break-in.(don't
need any part like figs or Museum)
2. But there is only brick information for whole set(Unnecessary a lot of information
confuses me)
3. It takes a lot of hard work to analyze for only just the swat van.
4. And It's very hard to order each part brick for the van



What I mean is that I wish there was a function to view a only part product(just
swat van of set 60008)and I wish I would order those part in way "easy buy".

I know that the "east buy" function already exists.
It's very helpful for restorers.
But now, It adjust only set product or MOC product as I know.

So, I wish the "easy buy" function is more enhanced(add part product from set)


I hope you guys understand my words.
reply me, thanks.
Best regard,

This already exists, for some sets, via special assemblies.

https://www.bricklink.com/catalogList.asp?catType=P&catString=961

But still, someone has to go through the manual working out what parts are needed
for each assembly.
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In Suggestions, yorbrick writes:
  
  It's awesome!!
Why couldn't I find it, special assembly??
And very thanks for the link and new world!!
have a nice day!!

It doesn't work at all well at the moment. You have to know one exists to
find it. Or you can look through the inventory of every set, and right down the
bottom under counterparts you will find the assembly(ies) if it(they) exists.


Or browse https://www.bricklink.com/catalogList.asp?catType=P&catID=961

Must the item be in hand for it to be added and inventoried?
 Author: net1986 View Messages Posted By net1986
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In Suggestions, Teup writes:
  In Suggestions, net1986 writes:
  Hello! I'm net1986 from South Korea!
I would like to suggest something today.

First of all I apologize for my poor English grammar, please understand.

This is what I would suggest this time.

"I wish there was function to view information of just part product from the
set, Not whole set. And function to order those just part product."



For example,
1. I want to get only police swat van from set 60008 Museum Break-in.(don't
need any part like figs or Museum)
2. But there is only brick information for whole set(Unnecessary a lot of information
confuses me)
3. It takes a lot of hard work to analyze for only just the swat van.
4. And It's very hard to order each part brick for the van



What I mean is that I wish there was a function to view a only part product(just
swat van of set 60008)and I wish I would order those part in way "easy buy".

I know that the "east buy" function already exists.
It's very helpful for restorers.
But now, It adjust only set product or MOC product as I know.

So, I wish the "easy buy" function is more enhanced(add part product from set)


I hope you guys understand my words.
reply me, thanks.
Best regard,

It's probably a lot of catalog work to break sets into separate components,
but I see a huge advantage: It would solve the pricing problem with "incomplete"
sets. Currently people are listing sets for half of its value because minifigs
or other major parts of the set are missing. That messes up the priceguide completely
and is the main reason why I have abandoned selling sets completely. There are
just too many nonsensical listings.
If for starters there would be a separate entry for sets without the minifigs,
and an entry for the minifigs, that'd already help.

Maybe this would have drawbacks of its own, not sure if it's a good idea
but I'm just thinking out loud...

That's why I suggest !!

I think My idea is good for seller who sell incomplete set and good for buyer
who want to collect for just part product from set.

Anyway, thanks for your agree
and I'm very moved for the you guys' reply
(This is my first post of Forum in using foreign language)
Have a nice day
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In Suggestions, yorbrick writes:
  In Suggestions, net1986 writes:
  Hello! I'm net1986 from South Korea!
I would like to suggest something today.

First of all I apologize for my poor English grammar, please understand.

This is what I would suggest this time.

"I wish there was function to view information of just part product from the
set, Not whole set. And function to order those just part product."



For example,
1. I want to get only police swat van from set 60008 Museum Break-in.(don't
need any part like figs or Museum)
2. But there is only brick information for whole set(Unnecessary a lot of information
confuses me)
3. It takes a lot of hard work to analyze for only just the swat van.
4. And It's very hard to order each part brick for the van



What I mean is that I wish there was a function to view a only part product(just
swat van of set 60008)and I wish I would order those part in way "easy buy".

I know that the "east buy" function already exists.
It's very helpful for restorers.
But now, It adjust only set product or MOC product as I know.

So, I wish the "easy buy" function is more enhanced(add part product from set)


I hope you guys understand my words.
reply me, thanks.
Best regard,

This already exists, for some sets, via special assemblies.

https://www.bricklink.com/catalogList.asp?catType=P&catString=961

But still, someone has to go through the manual working out what parts are needed
for each assembly.

It's awesome!!
Why couldn't I find it, special assembly??
And very thanks for the link and new world!!
have a nice day!!
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In Suggestions, net1986 writes:
  Hello! I'm net1986 from South Korea!
I would like to suggest something today.

First of all I apologize for my poor English grammar, please understand.

This is what I would suggest this time.

"I wish there was function to view information of just part product from the
set, Not whole set. And function to order those just part product."



For example,
1. I want to get only police swat van from set 60008 Museum Break-in.(don't
need any part like figs or Museum)
2. But there is only brick information for whole set(Unnecessary a lot of information
confuses me)
3. It takes a lot of hard work to analyze for only just the swat van.
4. And It's very hard to order each part brick for the van



What I mean is that I wish there was a function to view a only part product(just
swat van of set 60008)and I wish I would order those part in way "easy buy".

I know that the "east buy" function already exists.
It's very helpful for restorers.
But now, It adjust only set product or MOC product as I know.

So, I wish the "easy buy" function is more enhanced(add part product from set)


I hope you guys understand my words.
reply me, thanks.
Best regard,

It's probably a lot of catalog work to break sets into separate components,
but I see a huge advantage: It would solve the pricing problem with "incomplete"
sets. Currently people are listing sets for half of its value because minifigs
or other major parts of the set are missing. That messes up the priceguide completely
and is the main reason why I have abandoned selling sets completely. There are
just too many nonsensical listings.
If for starters there would be a separate entry for sets without the minifigs,
and an entry for the minifigs, that'd already help.

Maybe this would have drawbacks of its own, not sure if it's a good idea
but I'm just thinking out loud...
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Hello! I'm net1986 from South Korea!
I would like to suggest something today.

First of all I apologize for my poor English grammar, please understand.

This is what I would suggest this time.

"I wish there was function to view information of just part product from the
set, Not whole set. And function to order those just part product."



For example,
1. I want to get only police swat van from set 60008 Museum Break-in.(don't
need any part like figs or Museum)
2. But there is only brick information for whole set(Unnecessary a lot of information
confuses me)
3. It takes a lot of hard work to analyze for only just the swat van.
4. And It's very hard to order each part brick for the van



What I mean is that I wish there was a function to view a only part product(just
swat van of set 60008)and I wish I would order those part in way "easy buy".

I know that the "east buy" function already exists.
It's very helpful for restorers.
But now, It adjust only set product or MOC product as I know.

So, I wish the "easy buy" function is more enhanced(add part product from set)


I hope you guys understand my words.
reply me, thanks.
Best regard,
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The first is folks sending messages directly to my PayPal and BrickLink notifications
email address. Which I don’t check on a regular basis.

Wouldn’t it be better all round if the user email address were hidden? therefore
emails would have to go thru the message system.

Leads to the second. BrickLink notifications are often delayed by two or three
days, then they all come thru together. Which is why I don’t check that mail
box often. Fairly frequently I receive the order placed notification AFTER I
have shipped the order!

I check messages on site, every morning when I first log on.

Also would benefit BrickLink as it would be far more difficult to trade off site,
if anyone were so inclined.

Please give this some consideration, it works well on the other place.

Thanks, Graham
 Author: Minifigforlife View Messages Posted By Minifigforlife
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Brickset is a good way of doing that.



In Suggestions, jakyasar writes:
  Hi all

As the number of sets/pieces growing, I need to start cataloging my inventory
to avoid double purchases.

Any recommendations for such program to keep track of inventory is appreciated.

Thank you
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Hi!

As you're a seller, you can use "Stockrooms" here on bricklink. By default
there is only one Stockroom, but you can enable 3 Stockrooms in the settings
(A, B and C). You could use one of them for your personal collection for example
- that would be the easiest solution without any additional program or website.

Kind regards,
Michael

In Suggestions, jakyasar writes:
  Hi all

As the number of sets/pieces growing, I need to start cataloging my inventory
to avoid double purchases.

Any recommendations for such program to keep track of inventory is appreciated.

Thank you
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Hi all

As the number of sets/pieces growing, I need to start cataloging my inventory
to avoid double purchases.

Any recommendations for such program to keep track of inventory is appreciated.

Thank you
 Author: yorbrick View Messages Posted By yorbrick
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In Suggestions, axaday writes:
  In Suggestions, yorbrick writes:
  In Suggestions, axaday writes:
  I just opened a shipping method that I keep closed to avoid confusion because
it allows an international customer to instant checkout using domestic shipping
rates. It is for international customers who have a friend or forwarding service
in the US, but I keep it closed to avoid accidental or intentional misuse. It
would be handy if I could limit that to a country or to a specific user.

Is it not easier to invoice manually for such situations.

Possibly. I used to get a lot of international orders made and then cancelled
because the shipping is over $20 over 8 ounces. Usually customers are willing
to pay the $13ish shipping for 1-8 oz, but rarely did an order over 9 ounces
go through. I so stopped offering wait for invoice for international orders
and capped the instant checkout at 7 ounces. Perhaps that is too strict and
I should think it over.

Yeah, I'm sure. I've stopped buying from the USA for that reason.

Maybe put a line in your terms about what it will cost for international orders
for a couple of weight bands and turn on quotes (if you haven't already)
to allow international buyers to ask for postage costs if they need to.
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In Suggestions, yorbrick writes:
  In Suggestions, axaday writes:
  I just opened a shipping method that I keep closed to avoid confusion because
it allows an international customer to instant checkout using domestic shipping
rates. It is for international customers who have a friend or forwarding service
in the US, but I keep it closed to avoid accidental or intentional misuse. It
would be handy if I could limit that to a country or to a specific user.

Is it not easier to invoice manually for such situations.

Possibly. I used to get a lot of international orders made and then cancelled
because the shipping is over $20 over 8 ounces. Usually customers are willing
to pay the $13ish shipping for 1-8 oz, but rarely did an order over 9 ounces
go through. I so stopped offering wait for invoice for international orders
and capped the instant checkout at 7 ounces. Perhaps that is too strict and
I should think it over.
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In Suggestions, axaday writes:
  I just opened a shipping method that I keep closed to avoid confusion because
it allows an international customer to instant checkout using domestic shipping
rates. It is for international customers who have a friend or forwarding service
in the US, but I keep it closed to avoid accidental or intentional misuse. It
would be handy if I could limit that to a country or to a specific user.

Is it not easier to invoice manually for such situations.
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I just opened a shipping method that I keep closed to avoid confusion because
it allows an international customer to instant checkout using domestic shipping
rates. It is for international customers who have a friend or forwarding service
in the US, but I keep it closed to avoid accidental or intentional misuse. It
would be handy if I could limit that to a country or to a specific user.
 Author: jaydotjay View Messages Posted By jaydotjay
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Is it possible to customize or change the thumbnail size when searching in the
catalog? I'm not sure if it's a setting I missed, but it would be useful
to when you're overlooking an entire line to find something specific.
 Author: GregSwiss View Messages Posted By GregSwiss
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In Suggestions, Brickwilbo writes:
  In Suggestions, iprice writes:
  In Suggestions, Brickwilbo writes:
  In Suggestions, iprice writes:
  In Suggestions, Brickwilbo writes:
  In Suggestions, GregSwiss writes:
  Hello

Would it be possible to implement a new sort by-option in the Wanted List?
What I would like to see is "Missing" what would be the difference between "Wanted"
and "Have".

Cheers
Greg

The current Have feature is useless. It's the same as Want.
Easier is to create an Ordered Wantlist and move the items there until they're
received.

I actually find the "Have" feature to be very useful, though I would like an
"Ordeded/Purchased" feature too; I've purchased loads of parts multiple times
accidentally, as I'd forgotten I had already ordered them and didn't
check through my current orders properly. If I could mark wanted parts as "Ordered"
it would save me time. money and storage space.

That's exactly what the Have feature was supposed to do, but it doesn't
subtract anything from Want.

It does though. If you look in your Wanted list it clearly shows how many you
Want and how many you Have in hand. Now go to a store and select Wanted List
it shows sjhows your Wanted Qty (which is original Wanted minus Have).



As for Have - I don't want it

I just checked and it still doesn't subtract Have from original Want.
Usually I don't want to search for the original Want quantity but for new
Want quantity.

But I can not sort the list in that way that it shows all my incomplete lots
within a wanted list.
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In Suggestions, Nowaker writes:
  
   You might be blocking out a huge part of Bricklink that could have just what you are looking for.

I value predictable shipping prices and fast delivery. I don't know what
to expect when ordering from other countries.

Go for the sellers with Instant Checkout. This is indicated by a lightning bolt
icon behind the store name. All added charges will be calculated realtime so
at checkout you see exactly what you will pay.

Normal sized orders from the NL to the US typically take 4 days to arrive. From
other countries it may be a bit longer, but anyway, a couple of days faster shipping
may not always outweigh the price difference.
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In Suggestions, iprice writes:
  In Suggestions, Brickwilbo writes:
  In Suggestions, iprice writes:
  In Suggestions, Brickwilbo writes:
  In Suggestions, GregSwiss writes:
  Hello

Would it be possible to implement a new sort by-option in the Wanted List?
What I would like to see is "Missing" what would be the difference between "Wanted"
and "Have".

Cheers
Greg

The current Have feature is useless. It's the same as Want.
Easier is to create an Ordered Wantlist and move the items there until they're
received.

I actually find the "Have" feature to be very useful, though I would like an
"Ordeded/Purchased" feature too; I've purchased loads of parts multiple times
accidentally, as I'd forgotten I had already ordered them and didn't
check through my current orders properly. If I could mark wanted parts as "Ordered"
it would save me time. money and storage space.

That's exactly what the Have feature was supposed to do, but it doesn't
subtract anything from Want.

It does though. If you look in your Wanted list it clearly shows how many you
Want and how many you Have in hand. Now go to a store and select Wanted List
it shows sjhows your Wanted Qty (which is original Wanted minus Have).



As for Have - I don't want it

I just checked and it still doesn't subtract Have from original Want.
Usually I don't want to search for the original Want quantity but for new
Want quantity.
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In Suggestions, iprice writes:
  In Suggestions, Brickwilbo writes:
  In Suggestions, iprice writes:
  In Suggestions, Brickwilbo writes:
  In Suggestions, GregSwiss writes:
  Hello

Would it be possible to implement a new sort by-option in the Wanted List?
What I would like to see is "Missing" what would be the difference between "Wanted"
and "Have".

Cheers
Greg

The current Have feature is useless. It's the same as Want.
Easier is to create an Ordered Wantlist and move the items there until they're
received.

I actually find the "Have" feature to be very useful, though I would like an
"Ordeded/Purchased" feature too; I've purchased loads of parts multiple times
accidentally, as I'd forgotten I had already ordered them and didn't
check through my current orders properly. If I could mark wanted parts as "Ordered"
it would save me time. money and storage space.

That's exactly what the Have feature was supposed to do, but it doesn't
subtract anything from Want.

It does though. If you look in your Wanted list it clearly shows how many you
Want and how many you Have in hand. Now go to a store and select Wanted List
it shows sjhows your Wanted Qty (which is original Wanted minus Have).



As for Have - I don't want it

If it does now, the Have feature probably has been tweeked.
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In Suggestions, Brickwilbo writes:
  In Suggestions, iprice writes:
  In Suggestions, Brickwilbo writes:
  In Suggestions, GregSwiss writes:
  Hello

Would it be possible to implement a new sort by-option in the Wanted List?
What I would like to see is "Missing" what would be the difference between "Wanted"
and "Have".

Cheers
Greg

The current Have feature is useless. It's the same as Want.
Easier is to create an Ordered Wantlist and move the items there until they're
received.

I actually find the "Have" feature to be very useful, though I would like an
"Ordeded/Purchased" feature too; I've purchased loads of parts multiple times
accidentally, as I'd forgotten I had already ordered them and didn't
check through my current orders properly. If I could mark wanted parts as "Ordered"
it would save me time. money and storage space.

That's exactly what the Have feature was supposed to do, but it doesn't
subtract anything from Want.

It does though. If you look in your Wanted list it clearly shows how many you
Want and how many you Have in hand. Now go to a store and select Wanted List
it shows sjhows your Wanted Qty (which is original Wanted minus Have).



As for Have - I don't want it
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In Suggestions, iprice writes:
  In Suggestions, Brickwilbo writes:
  In Suggestions, GregSwiss writes:
  Hello

Would it be possible to implement a new sort by-option in the Wanted List?
What I would like to see is "Missing" what would be the difference between "Wanted"
and "Have".

Cheers
Greg

The current Have feature is useless. It's the same as Want.
Easier is to create an Ordered Wantlist and move the items there until they're
received.

I actually find the "Have" feature to be very useful, though I would like an
"Ordeded/Purchased" feature too; I've purchased loads of parts multiple times
accidentally, as I'd forgotten I had already ordered them and didn't
check through my current orders properly. If I could mark wanted parts as "Ordered"
it would save me time. money and storage space.

That's exactly what the Have feature was supposed to do, but it doesn't
subtract anything from Want.
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In Suggestions, Brickwilbo writes:
  In Suggestions, GregSwiss writes:
  Hello

Would it be possible to implement a new sort by-option in the Wanted List?
What I would like to see is "Missing" what would be the difference between "Wanted"
and "Have".

Cheers
Greg

The current Have feature is useless. It's the same as Want.
Easier is to create an Ordered Wantlist and move the items there until they're
received.

I actually find the "Have" feature to be very useful, though I would like an
"Ordeded/Purchased" feature too; I've purchased loads of parts multiple times
accidentally, as I'd forgotten I had already ordered them and didn't
check through my current orders properly. If I could mark wanted parts as "Ordered"
it would save me time. money and storage space.
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In Suggestions, GregSwiss writes:
  Hello

Would it be possible to implement a new sort by-option in the Wanted List?
What I would like to see is "Missing" what would be the difference between "Wanted"
and "Have".

Cheers
Greg

The current Have feature is useless. It's the same as Want.
Easier is to create an Ordered Wantlist and move the items there until they're
received.
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Hello

Would it be possible to implement a new sort by-option in the Wanted List?
What I would like to see is "Missing" what would be the difference between "Wanted"
and "Have".

Cheers
Greg
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   You might be blocking out a huge part of Bricklink that could have just what you are looking for.

I value predictable shipping prices and fast delivery. I don't know what
to expect when ordering from other countries. This is the biggest problem:

   Seller will calculate S&H fees and send and invoice with the final price for the order.

   Items will be reserved for you, and you will be obligated to purchase them.

There's no way I'm agreeing to pay an unknown amount of S&H when I don't
know what S&H actually is. I also don't want to send custom messages to sellers
and ask for pricing.

I don't want a hands-on experience in buying. I want an Amazon-like experience
where I know exactly how much and when I'm receiving my order. For this reason,
I always want to see US sellers only.
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Quote system/Cart

Can we get the quote system/cart to be the same as the store cart?

As we all know with the Store cart when an item gets sold or the quantity differs
than you put in your cart, you can adjust the items in your store cart, or delete,
and your store cart is still active, and can remain active until you go through
with the order or empty it completely.

Can we get the quote system/cart to be like the store as well?

Rather than just losing everything in the quote cart when its gets cancelled
by whatever reason, and having to start all over again?

Rob
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In Suggestions, ihave36paws writes:
  How can you change the Classic Layout. If you are going to make changes to things
it would be the new Layout.

We hate the way they removed the (My Order Note) line from under the order.

Now you have to travel way over to the right to see it, unless you have your
screen so small that you can't read it.

Please change it back.

At [My BL] [Settings] [My Order Settings] you can select how to show your order
notes: as icons, on the right or below each line.
 
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In Suggestions, ihave36paws writes:
  How can you change the Classic Layout. If you are going to make changes to things
it would be the new Layout.

We hate the way they removed the (My Order Note) line from under the order.

Now you have to travel way over to the right to see it, unless you have your
screen so small that you can't read it.

Please change it back.

You can do that yourself here;


That is at the top of your ofrder detail page. Is that what you meant?
 
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How can you change the Classic Layout. If you are going to make changes to things
it would be the new Layout.

We hate the way they removed the (My Order Note) line from under the order.

Now you have to travel way over to the right to see it, unless you have your
screen so small that you can't read it.

Please change it back.
 Author: Adjour View Messages Posted By Adjour
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In Suggestions, Hurt writes:
  In Suggestions, Adjour writes:
   (Except that one dude in Korea that keeps asking for quotes and then cancelling,
we are on three now I think lol)

Haha

May I suggest to also add gram (beside ounce) to your shipping table for international
shipment. Makes it easier if you don't need to use google to get an overview
of the weights

Hahaha, that is a good suggestion. I forget that not everyone uses "freedom units"


Funny I've never thought of that because I've often had the same frustration
when buying from European sellers, but in reverse.
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In Suggestions, Adjour writes:
   (Except that one dude in Korea that keeps asking for quotes and then cancelling,
we are on three now I think lol)

Haha

May I suggest to also add gram (beside ounce) to your shipping table for international
shipment. Makes it easier if you don't need to use google to get an overview
of the weights
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In Suggestions, kelmgo writes:
  I am after a few pieces to complete a few kits and am going from one checkout
to another, then to another and then cancelling the orders (before payment) because
the vendors haven't got the "Request a Quote" provision set up.
Clearly it would save a lot of stuffing around if you know the full cost incl
P&H before hand.
Even better - there should be a little icon or something next to the vendors
name to indicate whether they send quotes or not so you don't have to go
through the checkouts to find out right at the end.
This is what I'm experiencing in Australia


I like this idea.

My store allows for quotes and very few people use it. (Except that one dude
in Korea that keeps asking for quotes and then cancelling, we are on three now
I think lol)

I do get lots of messages from buyers asking for quotes even though I have some
pretty direct shipping tables. So it's obvious they haven't even made
a cart yet.

So all in all I think the quote system is underused or misunderstood by buyers.
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In Suggestions, Brickwilbo writes:
  In Suggestions, kelmgo writes:
  I am after a few pieces to complete a few kits and am going from one checkout
to another, then to another and then cancelling the orders (before payment) because
the vendors haven't got the "Request a Quote" provision set up.

You can always use the Contact Store button and inquire about the shipping costs.

That doesn't necessarily work. There are light but high volume parts (like
some windscreens), so if you tell the seller the weight it can be misleading.

Then there are the sellers that have a shipping table based on weight, but refuse
to allow buyers to see the weight of a cart.

I'd like to see a "allows quotes" icon, or better still force all sellers
to allow quotes (better) or order cancellations (worse).
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In Suggestions, MidwestBrick writes:
  In Suggestions, Teup writes:
  In Suggestions, kelmgo writes:
  I am after a few pieces to complete a few kits and am going from one checkout
to another, then to another and then cancelling the orders (before payment) because
the vendors haven't got the "Request a Quote" provision set up.
Clearly it would save a lot of stuffing around if you know the full cost incl
P&H before hand.
Even better - there should be a little icon or something next to the vendors
name to indicate whether they send quotes or not so you don't have to go
through the checkouts to find out right at the end.
This is what I'm experiencing in Australia

Part of what you suggest exists: Stores with a thunderbolt icon have instant
checkout, which means that you see the grand total before you order. There isn't
an icon to distinguish quote sellers from non-quote sellers, however. But even
if there would be such an icon, I'm not sure it would do sellers justice,
as a non quote seller may have a very clear table of shipping costs, which could
be just as good or better than asking a quote.

I disagree and think it is a valid request to include an icon so shoppers know
they can get a quote from that store immediately instead of having to look for
it or go through the check-out phase.

Using IC is impossible to hit on every scenario and even sometimes the IC may
work, but a buyer still wants to use the Quote system because maybe the IC is
charging too much. There is nothing wrong with a buyer double-checking to see
if their order actually fits in a cheaper shipping option than what IC is calculating.

Those are problems of IC.. but a relevant point because it makes the thunderbolt
misleading. Maybe the system should be made such that if an order doesn't
qualify for IC, the seller by definition has to quote.
My IC works properly: It works on every order and the calculations are correct.
It is always possible to make IC work (if nothing else, you could even charge
1 rate for all orders, after all). But I agree it is not always desirable, for
those sellers who have very significant and unpredictable shipping charge fluctuations
because of a complicated postal service. I expect most of them will have no obligations
against quoting, so an obligatory quote alternative should be ok.. that way,
the thunderbolt is not misleading.
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In Suggestions, Teup writes:
  In Suggestions, kelmgo writes:
  I am after a few pieces to complete a few kits and am going from one checkout
to another, then to another and then cancelling the orders (before payment) because
the vendors haven't got the "Request a Quote" provision set up.
Clearly it would save a lot of stuffing around if you know the full cost incl
P&H before hand.
Even better - there should be a little icon or something next to the vendors
name to indicate whether they send quotes or not so you don't have to go
through the checkouts to find out right at the end.
This is what I'm experiencing in Australia

Part of what you suggest exists: Stores with a thunderbolt icon have instant
checkout, which means that you see the grand total before you order. There isn't
an icon to distinguish quote sellers from non-quote sellers, however. But even
if there would be such an icon, I'm not sure it would do sellers justice,
as a non quote seller may have a very clear table of shipping costs, which could
be just as good or better than asking a quote.

I disagree and think it is a valid request to include an icon so shoppers know
they can get a quote from that store immediately instead of having to look for
it or go through the check-out phase.

Using IC is impossible to hit on every scenario and even sometimes the IC may
work, but a buyer still wants to use the Quote system because maybe the IC is
charging too much. There is nothing wrong with a buyer double-checking to see
if their order actually fits in a cheaper shipping option than what IC is calculating.
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In Suggestions, kelmgo writes:
  I am after a few pieces to complete a few kits and am going from one checkout
to another, then to another and then cancelling the orders (before payment) because
the vendors haven't got the "Request a Quote" provision set up.

You can always use the Contact Store button and inquire about the shipping costs.

  Clearly it would save a lot of stuffing around if you know the full cost incl
P&H before hand.
Even better - there should be a little icon or something next to the vendors
name to indicate whether they send quotes or not so you don't have to go
through the checkouts to find out right at the end.
This is what I'm experiencing in Australia
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In Suggestions, kelmgo writes:
  I am after a few pieces to complete a few kits and am going from one checkout
to another, then to another and then cancelling the orders (before payment) because
the vendors haven't got the "Request a Quote" provision set up.
Clearly it would save a lot of stuffing around if you know the full cost incl
P&H before hand.
Even better - there should be a little icon or something next to the vendors
name to indicate whether they send quotes or not so you don't have to go
through the checkouts to find out right at the end.
This is what I'm experiencing in Australia

Part of what you suggest exists: Stores with a thunderbolt icon have instant
checkout, which means that you see the grand total before you order. There isn't
an icon to distinguish quote sellers from non-quote sellers, however. But even
if there would be such an icon, I'm not sure it would do sellers justice,
as a non quote seller may have a very clear table of shipping costs, which could
be just as good or better than asking a quote.
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I am after a few pieces to complete a few kits and am going from one checkout
to another, then to another and then cancelling the orders (before payment) because
the vendors haven't got the "Request a Quote" provision set up.
Clearly it would save a lot of stuffing around if you know the full cost incl
P&H before hand.
Even better - there should be a little icon or something next to the vendors
name to indicate whether they send quotes or not so you don't have to go
through the checkouts to find out right at the end.
This is what I'm experiencing in Australia
 Author: Teup View Messages Posted By Teup
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In Suggestions, Nowaker writes:
  I'm interested to see offers from United States only.

Each time I'm on a hunt for something, I have to open the filtering options
and select selector location United States.

Please make it possible to set a default filter for all searches. It should be
available here: https://www.bricklink.com/searchSettings.asp?viewFrom=P

This will improve the shopping experience immensely.

Thank you.
-Nowaker

If it would make that much difference, it sounds like you are constantly searching
US only. While I get that it is useful to filter on your own country some of
the time, are you sure that you never want to order something from sellers
in other countries? From what I understood US shipping is expensive, there are
no import duties (correct me if I'm wrong), you don't have to pay VAT,
so ordering abroad can get you some pretty good deals. You might be blocking
out a huge part of Bricklink that could have just what you are looking for.
 Author: calsbricks View Messages Posted By calsbricks
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In Suggestions, Brickman4you writes:
  In Suggestions, calsbricks writes:
  In Suggestions, Nowaker writes:
  I'm interested to see offers from United States only.

Each time I'm on a hunt for something, I have to open the filtering options
and select selector location United States.

Please make it possible to set a default filter for all searches. It should be
available here: https://www.bricklink.com/searchSettings.asp?viewFrom=P

This will improve the shopping experience immensely.

Thank you.
-Nowaker

Capability already exists

https://www.bricklink.com/searchAdvanced.asp

How to save these check boxes so they default? That is how I understood the
question.

You are right - missed that. Ignore my response.
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In Suggestions, calsbricks writes:
  In Suggestions, Nowaker writes:
  I'm interested to see offers from United States only.

Each time I'm on a hunt for something, I have to open the filtering options
and select selector location United States.

Please make it possible to set a default filter for all searches. It should be
available here: https://www.bricklink.com/searchSettings.asp?viewFrom=P

This will improve the shopping experience immensely.

Thank you.
-Nowaker

Capability already exists

https://www.bricklink.com/searchAdvanced.asp

How to save these check boxes so they default? That is how I understood the
question.
 
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In Suggestions, Nowaker writes:
  I'm interested to see offers from United States only.

Each time I'm on a hunt for something, I have to open the filtering options
and select selector location United States.

Please make it possible to set a default filter for all searches. It should be
available here: https://www.bricklink.com/searchSettings.asp?viewFrom=P

This will improve the shopping experience immensely.

Thank you.
-Nowaker

Capability already exists

https://www.bricklink.com/searchAdvanced.asp
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I'm interested to see offers from United States only.

Each time I'm on a hunt for something, I have to open the filtering options
and select selector location United States.

Please make it possible to set a default filter for all searches. It should be
available here: https://www.bricklink.com/searchSettings.asp?viewFrom=P

This will improve the shopping experience immensely.

Thank you.
-Nowaker
 Author: HallBricks View Messages Posted By HallBricks
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In Suggestions, hpoort writes:
  Have you ever thought about it's complexity? See Tom Scott's YouTube
episode about implementing time zones in programming:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5wpm-gesOY

Hans-Peter

Yeah, it might be quite complicated the very first time it's dealt with.
I'm not a programmer so I don't really know, but I that this problem
has been solved on many, many, other websites and I'm sure it could be implemented
on BrickLink as well.
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First: Is this the right part of the forum to suggest features for stud.io? Where
else can I contact developers file bugs, propose features etc?

I think it would be nice to be able to import a sketch, drawing, photo as a background
plane (either xy-plane, one of the three or freely positioned) and scale it to
your needs. I think this would help me designing models way more easily if I
can base it on a drawing, blueprint, etc.

Any opinions on that?

-Kaiser
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In Suggestions, SylvainLS writes:
  In Suggestions, hpoort writes:
  In Suggestions, HallBricks writes:
  It would be great if I could change the time zone on BrickLink. Maybe not the
most necessary feature, but it feels like it wouldn't be that difficult of
a thing to implement.

Have you ever thought about it's complexity?

Very simple: everything is stored in UTC and presented in a local/chosen TZ.

The UTC → local TZ conversion is done with a standard, well tested library.

There. The complexity is outsourced.

Besides, it’s just about presentation. Official times are those in the database,
on the server, in UTC.


  See Tom Scott's YouTube
episode about implementing time zones in programming:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5wpm-gesOY

I stopped watching after he began talking about DST (“autumn in England”).

And that’s absurd. He talks about a programmer who:
1. doesn’t know what TZs are,
2. adds cases one by one instead of, finally, learning what’s it about,
3. and thus reinvents the wheel, spoke by spoke.

Yes, timezones are complex (and involve politics, therefore also totally insane)
and that’s why you don’t cobble up something in your garage.

Yes, timezones change frequently (remember, politics), but you just update the
TZ data the library uses.

One could do the same kind of video about 3D geometry or any other complex or
complicated but already well known feature.


Just showing a given UTC time in a chosen TZ should be easy peasy.

I thought it would be a sarcastic video. As you say, there's really no need
to reinvent the wheel, this has been done so many times over there must be plenty
of resources you can use very easily.
BrickOwl has timezones, other market platforms have timezones, forums have timezones,
social media have timezones.. and it all works without issues. Bricklink is really
the odd one out.
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In Suggestions, hpoort writes:
  In Suggestions, HallBricks writes:
  It would be great if I could change the time zone on BrickLink. Maybe not the
most necessary feature, but it feels like it wouldn't be that difficult of
a thing to implement.

Have you ever thought about it's complexity?

Very simple: everything is stored in UTC and presented in a local/chosen TZ.

The UTC → local TZ conversion is done with a standard, well tested library.

There. The complexity is outsourced.

Besides, it’s just about presentation. Official times are those in the database,
on the server, in UTC.


  See Tom Scott's YouTube
episode about implementing time zones in programming:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5wpm-gesOY

I stopped watching after he began talking about DST (“autumn in England”).

And that’s absurd. He talks about a programmer who:
1. doesn’t know what TZs are,
2. adds cases one by one instead of, finally, learning what’s it about,
3. and thus reinvents the wheel, spoke by spoke.

Yes, timezones are complex (and involve politics, therefore also totally insane)
and that’s why you don’t cobble up something in your garage.

Yes, timezones change frequently (remember, politics), but you just update the
TZ data the library uses.

One could do the same kind of video about 3D geometry or any other complex or
complicated but already well known feature.


Just showing a given UTC time in a chosen TZ should be easy peasy.
 Author: JerseyGirl689 View Messages Posted By JerseyGirl689
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In Suggestions, mscheaf writes:
  In Suggestions, JerseyGirl689 writes:
  In Suggestions, MidwestBrick writes:
  I had enough of these in the last few weeks that waiting 2 full weeks is painful
to complete them.

I don't mind the 1 week to pay before it is started. But another full 7 days
to complete the NPB is not necessary.

I would propose 3 additional days and that is it. Let us get our stock back
in our stores to sell to someone else instead of being held at our will for 14
full days when 10 is plenty enough.

I can't be the only one that feels this way and 14 days might have worked
10-15 years ago when access to Smart-Phones wasn't as widespread, but these
days, you can't go far without having the ability to respond. Thanks

I completely agree, 7 days to open, 3 days to close, with or without a response.
If they have time to respond they can use that time to pay. If they can't
afford to pay, they shouldn't have made the purchase to start with.

Also, to those sellers who simply cancel and move on, you're leaving yourself
open to a retaliatory negative FB and enabling a NPB to continue doing the same
thing to other sellers. I have inventory held hostage right now for a NPB, despite
the fact his FB clearly shows this is a habit. If those sellers had used the
NPB process, as they should have, he would have been suspended and my inventory
would be free right now.

Darcy


Yes they can leave a neg, but 90% of the time it a a zero feedback buyer doing
this. When they get the negative back from the seller they will find themselves
at -1 and find it much more difficult to buy from anyone.

Yes 90% of the time it is zero or low FB buyers, but that really doesn't
matter, it's still an undeserved blemish on your record. This is strangers
dealing with strangers, IMHO your reputation is just as important as your customer
service and parts quality.

  
And I do agree that I am making the problem worse by not following the process,
but the process just plain sucks and I'm not wasting my time dealing with
it.

You're right, the NPB process sucks, but it's all we have right now,
so we have to deal with it. Otherwise NPB's are going to continue wasting
our time and tying up our inventory for nothing.
  
I wish I could figure out the instant payment for the single boxed sets I sell.
I know exactly how much they will weigh and how big the shipping box is for each
sealed set I have. But I am just too stupid to figure it out. I really wish it
would just calculate it for me like ebay does. I'm considering actually just
offering free shipping and having instant payment but I would be buried so far
in the listings I would never be seen.

As for IC, haven't even tried so IDK. I pull and recheck every part, weigh
and manually send invoices. I want to know everything is perfect and correct
before invoicing and shipping. Actually if they implement their proposed changes
it seems we'll be forced to use IC, which is why I've started exploring
other options. It sucks, I've been here a long time and really like it,
but if or when they do force it on us I'll be closing my store and moving
on. This nonsense of if they payed too much you have to refund, if they paid
too little you have to eat it, doesn't work for me.

Darcy
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In Suggestions, HallBricks writes:
  It would be great if I could change the time zone on BrickLink. Maybe not the
most necessary feature, but it feels like it wouldn't be that difficult of
a thing to implement.

Have you ever thought about it's complexity? See Tom Scott's YouTube
episode about implementing time zones in programming:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5wpm-gesOY

Hans-Peter
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In Suggestions, HallBricks writes:
  It would be great if I could change the time zone on BrickLink. Maybe not the
most necessary feature, but it feels like it wouldn't be that difficult of
a thing to implement.

You no doubt know of Greenwich mean time, now you get to participate in BL time!

Vad klagar du på?

You're part of a few!

-Cory
 Author: mscheaf View Messages Posted By mscheaf
 Posted: Sep 12, 2019 14:31
 Subject: Re: Change NPB Timeline
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In Suggestions, JerseyGirl689 writes:
  In Suggestions, MidwestBrick writes:
  I had enough of these in the last few weeks that waiting 2 full weeks is painful
to complete them.

I don't mind the 1 week to pay before it is started. But another full 7 days
to complete the NPB is not necessary.

I would propose 3 additional days and that is it. Let us get our stock back
in our stores to sell to someone else instead of being held at our will for 14
full days when 10 is plenty enough.

I can't be the only one that feels this way and 14 days might have worked
10-15 years ago when access to Smart-Phones wasn't as widespread, but these
days, you can't go far without having the ability to respond. Thanks

I completely agree, 7 days to open, 3 days to close, with or without a response.
If they have time to respond they can use that time to pay. If they can't
afford to pay, they shouldn't have made the purchase to start with.

Also, to those sellers who simply cancel and move on, you're leaving yourself
open to a retaliatory negative FB and enabling a NPB to continue doing the same
thing to other sellers. I have inventory held hostage right now for a NPB, despite
the fact his FB clearly shows this is a habit. If those sellers had used the
NPB process, as they should have, he would have been suspended and my inventory
would be free right now.

Darcy


Yes they can leave a neg, but 90% of the time it a a zero feedback buyer doing
this. When they get the negative back from the seller they will find themselves
at -1 and find it much more difficult to buy from anyone.

And I do agree that I am making the problem worse by not following the process,
but the process just plain sucks and I'm not wasting my time dealing with
it.

I wish I could figure out the instant payment for the single boxed sets I sell.
I know exactly how much they will weigh and how big the shipping box is for each
sealed set I have. But I am just too stupid to figure it out. I really wish it
would just calculate it for me like ebay does. I'm considering actually just
offering free shipping and having instant payment but I would be buried so far
in the listings I would never be seen.

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