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View Thread Re: Approve Set 75317-1 - yorbrick (759)
[...] In an official LEGO store, or in a supermarket or other retail outlet that sells it before LEGO does?
(2 hours ago, Jul 15, 2020, to Catalog)
View Thread Re: Approve Set 75317-1 - StormChaser (380)
[...] In regards to sets, I believe release dates vary by region. At least they used to, sometimes by months. So the idea of an official release date would thus be tied to [...]
(4 hours ago, Jul 15, 2020, to Catalog)
View Thread Re: Approve Set 75317-1 - yorbrick (759)
[...] I added this item a number of years ago. (Gear SWbag) I don't believe it was ever sold by LEGO, so there was no first date it was sold by LEGO. So when was the official [...]
(5 hours ago, Jul 15, 2020, to Catalog)
View Thread Re: Approve Set 75317-1 - bje (1392)
[...] I'm not comparing BrickLink to those retailers. What I am trying to get across to BrickLink is that those retailers have released the sets for sale to the general [...]
(5 hours ago, Jul 15, 2020, to Catalog)
View Thread Re: Approve Set 75317-1 - Admin_Russell
[...] [...] Not everything is sold through official LEGO outlets. There are many exclusive items that do not have a public release date. We are working on aligning the catalog [...]
(6 hours ago, Jul 15, 2020, to Catalog)
View Thread Re: Approve Set 75317-1 - bje (1392)
[...] Then the policy wording is incorrect. Those retailers did not get their inventory off the back of a truck; TLG officially sold the stock to those retailers; TLG made it [...]
(6 hours ago, Jul 15, 2020, to Catalog)
View Thread Re: Approve Set 75317-1 - randyf (386)
[...] I have been around a few years less than you, but this has always been the policy that I can remember since I joined the site in 2009. I suspect that the policy changed [...]
(6 hours ago, Jul 15, 2020, to Catalog)
View Thread Re: Approve Set 75317-1 - waltzking (6618)
[...] I've been around long enough that BrickLink's policy was actualy NOT the current one (of which I never knew it changed) with items added solely based [...]
(7 hours ago, Jul 15, 2020, to Catalog)
View Thread Re: Approve Set 75317-1 - popsicle (5833)
[...] In citing the various and specific competitors currently allowing for the practice, he's not asking if it's changed, but rather can it be. Can thought be given [...]
(8 hours ago, Jul 15, 2020, to Catalog)
View Thread Re: Approve Set 75317-1 - randyf (386)
[...] I think you are. The question was not "Has the catalog policy changed on adding items before their official release date?" That would signify questioning or revisiting [...]
(8 hours ago, Jul 15, 2020, to Catalog)
View Thread Re: Approve Set 75317-1 - popsicle (5833)
[...] Focus on the terms "question or revisiting" Randy ;) Again, I could be misreading his intent.
(8 hours ago, Jul 15, 2020, to Catalog)
View Thread Re: Approve Set 75317-1 - randyf (386)
[...] If he has been around long enough to know the practice here, then he should have known to not ask for a set to be added to the catalog before its release date, correct? [...]
(8 hours ago, Jul 15, 2020, to Catalog)
View Thread Re: Approve Set 75317-1 - popsicle (5833)
[...] I think Jonathan is questioning or revisiting the practice, in citing the various competitors that currently allow for prerelease date sales. I mean, he's been around [...]
(8 hours ago, Jul 15, 2020, to Catalog)
View Thread Re: Approve Set 75317-1 - Admin_Russell
[...] You are correct, Randy. We are currently working on a way, in fact, to make sure that every item is released exactly on time, not early, not late. In fact, we now have [...]
(9 hours ago, Jul 15, 2020, to Catalog)
View Thread Re: Approve Set 75317-1 - randyf (386)
[...] BrickLink has always followed the official release dates of The LEGO Group for adding new sets, new minifigures, and new parts to the catalog regardless of what is happening [...]
(9 hours ago, Jul 14, 2020, to Catalog)
View Thread Re: Approve Set 75317-1 - waltzking (6618)
[...] This seems quite backwards given it is on Amazon, Walmart, and eBay...BrickLink is only shooting the site visibility in the foot to not follow major retails early release [...]
(9 hours ago, Jul 14, 2020, to Catalog)
View Thread Re: Approve Set 75317-1 - randyf (386)
[...] It will be approved to the catalog on its official release date of August 1.
(10 hours ago, Jul 14, 2020, to Catalog)
View Thread Approve Set 75317-1 - waltzking (6618)
Have this item in hand. Any chance we can get it approved for the catalog now? Thanks! Jonathan
(12 hours ago, Jul 14, 2020, to Catalog)
View Thread Re: Hose, Rigid 3mm D. length difference - Brickitty (630)
[...] I'm not advocating for adding more entries to the catalog -- I did find a few hoses that were irregular, but not many in my entire collection. What I'm suggesting [...]
(15 hours ago, Jul 14, 2020, to Catalog)
View Thread Re: Hose, Rigid 3mm D. length difference - tEoS (5017)
The measurements likely come from the part's conversion from studs to mm. The stud measurement was mostly a point of reference, as those parts are often not cut exact. [...]
(15 hours ago, Jul 14, 2020, to Catalog)

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