Subject: LEGO frequently asked questions (FAQ)
Summary: FAQ about the construction toy LEGO, posted monthly
Keywords: LEGO, toy, construction, FAQ
Last-modified: Jun 19, 2000
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From Denmark: This department store might send you something (Jeffrey T. Crites (firstname.lastname@example.org) has computerized their
Magasin Du Nord
13, Kongens Nytorv
DK-1095 Copenhagen K
Tel. (905) 887-9046 (General information) or (905) 887-5346 Tel. (416) 940-6600 Fax (416) 940-0745 Toll-Free 1-800-387-4387 (Dacta)
Phone +45 - 75 35 11 88 Fax +45 - 75 35 33 60
Phone +45 - 75 33 13 33 Fax +45 - 75 35 31 79
Consumer Service - 01978 296 247 LEGO Club - 01978 296 290 LEGO Technic Club - 01978 296 251 Service, spare parts - 01978 296 233 Retailer Queries - 01978 296 224 LEGO (UK) Ltd Main Fax - 01978 296 296 LEGO (UK) Ltd Main No. - 01978 290 900 DACTA Order line - 01978 296 289 DACTA (from 1995 Catal.)- 01978 296 239 DACTA Customer service - 01978 296 293 DACTA freefax Order line- 0 800 317 673 LEGOLAND Windsor Park Ltd. (for visitor information and booking look in respective section) Windsor, Berkshire SL4 4AY Tel: (+44) 1753 626111 Fax: (+44) 1753 626119The LEGO club costs 3.95 pounds (4.50 pounds for Ireland). They need: name, address, post code, sex, date of birth. Cheques made payable to 'LEGO U.K. Ltd' or credit card.
orders and info: 1-(800)-527-8339 1-(860)-745-1730 fax: 1-(860)-763-2466semi-official email: LegoDacta@aol.com
A video is available from Enfield, CT called "How Lego Bricks Are Made".
It runs 12-15 min and takes the viewer through the various production and
packaging stages. It also talks briefly about the design and manufacture
of the molds or "tools". Unfortunately it does not dwell at all on things
like how sets are
designed, how themes are chosen, etc. Nonetheless it's informative and
well worth the slight hassle of getting one's hands on it.
You can "check the video out" by sending a $20 check made out to LEGO Systems, Inc. to:
Ms. B. St. Pierre, Lego Systems, Inc., P.O. Box 1138, Enfield, CT 06083
You can keep the video for tw