My Ridiculously Overpriced Want of the Week: UCS Red Five X-wing Starfighter

Iknowiknowiknow.  I know this thing has been all over the internets the last week or so.  But, do me a solid, and feast your eyes on it anyways:

wait! do i hear angels crying?

Wow.  Is that thing incredible, or what?!?!?  Nearly 1600pcs of Lego bliss.  I am without words (as if). I think we need to take a moment here.  Let’s observe a moment of silence and ponder the sheer beauty of this Lego set.

embedded by Embedded Video

Okokok.  Enough genuflecting.  It’s time to bring reality crashing back down around us.  Why?  Because the set costs $199.99.  That’s two hundred dollars (American).  And if you follow my patented Toy Valuation Theorem (TVT), there’s no way I’m touching this set (tee hee.  I said “touching” and “set”).

TVT or naught, I’m still trying to justify that expenditure in my mind.  Try as I might, I just can’t.  I’m working the numbers.  I’m juggling expenses.  I’m robbing Peter, Paul, Mary, Joseph and Tony to pay Lego for that set.  And I can’t.  I can’t do it.

The most frustrating part?  Is that I probably could afford the set.  I just can’t wrap my head around that price tag.

Now, if Lego wants to send me a set to review for them?  Shit!  I’m all about that!

 

All images courtesy of:

fbtb.net  one of the best Lego sites out there!

You may also like