Wednesday, 1 February 2012

Amazing Lego Facts

  • Did you know:

  • LEGO is an abbreviation of the two Danish words "leg godt", meaning "play well"!
  • During the moulding process, the plastic is heated to 232C until its consistency is that of dough!
  • In 2003 LEGO changed the minifigure's yellow facial colouring with a more authentic skin colour!
  • In 2006 the LEGO website had an average of 8,137,062 individual visitors a month!
  • If you built a column of about 40,000,000,000 LEGO bricks, it would reach the moon!
  • On average there are 62 LEGO bricks for every person on earth!
  • The LEGO Club has 2.4m members worldwide!
  • There are 915 million ways to combine six LEGO bricks!
  • Approx. seven LEGO sets are sold each second!
  • Laid end to end, the number of LEGO bricks sold yearly would reach more than 5 times round the world!
  • Kids around the world spend around 5 billion hours playing with Lego!
  • Lego manufactures 306 million tires every year...more rubber than any tire manufacturer in the world!

The Largest lego tower was built in Brazil and reaches a height of 102 feet and 3 inches, breaks the previous record set in Santiago by 25 centimeters (9.84 inches).

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