LEGO Facts Archive

Black Seas Barracuda’s little secrets you might not know

Friday, November 9th, 2012
Black Seas Barracuda's little secrets

Arrr! What be these allegations?

23 years (!) after seeing the light of day, it appears that one of the greatest Lego sets of all times, the pirate ship Black Seas Barracuda (also known as Dark Shark in Europe) still had some secrets well hidden or long-forgotten... The time has come to uncover everything, and you might be surprised!

Learn about Black Seas Barracuda's little secrets in the Pirate forum.

JUMBO Pirate Mini-Figure

Thursday, August 7th, 2008

 

I am a big boy now, mommy!

I am a big boy now, mommy!

Ever thought Pirate LEGO Mini-Figures were too small?
How would you like to own a JUMBO Pirate Mini-Figure 45cm/17.7 inches tall!

LEGO Facts and Trivia

Sunday, January 1st, 2006

Did you know...

  • There are more minifigs in the world than humans
  • The LEGO® Group is the world's largest tire manufacturer
  • There have been 400,000,000 LEGO elements made in the 50 years of the brick
  • LEGO pirate minifigs were the first with heads that had features other than the classic smiley curved mouth and two eyes
  • Six eight-stud LEGO bricks can be put together in 915,103,765 ways
  • The word LEGO came from the Danish words leg-godt, meaning Play Well.
  • There are enough LEGO bricks in the world for each human to own 62.
  • 7 LEGO sets sell somewhere in the world every second.
  • Children all over the world spend about 5 billion hours annually playing with LEGO bricks.
  • It takes about 7 seconds in the mould for a LEGO element to cool from 232 degrees celcius.
  • The world's largest LEGO castle used 400,000 bricks.
  • End to end, the number of LEGO bricks sold in a year would go around the word 5 times
  • If you multiply that by the 50 years of the LEGO brick, you could circle the earth 250 times
  • If you built a tower of 40,000,000,000 LEGO bricks, you could reach the moon


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