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All in all it's just another brick in the wall
About this creation
I like building walls. (The amateur psychoanalysts among you can make of that what you will.) When I feel like building but have no set ideas in mind, I often experiment with wall-building techniques. Sometimes I even end up with something that could make its way into a future MOC. This was all Canary Plaza was -- I had a random wall laying around, and a random floor, and you can see the rest.

During BrickCon a horde of us AFOLs descended on the local Lego Store and pillaged the Pick-a-Brick. I got a lot of odd pieces that wouldn't sort into my overflowing bins when I got them home, so they sat on my coffee table for days in their PaB cups. One day I started making some walls with those pieces until I could figure out where I was going to put them, and ended up with several wall segments.

Usually when I build a little test wall, I take a picture or two just to remind myself how it goes in case I want to incorporate it into a future MOC, and then I dismantle it. For some reason this time I wanted to see how one of them looked in action, so I added a floor and some figs. Once I started that, I couldn't seem to stop.

So enjoy these little scenes, for what they're worth...

"I feel at home here."

The wonders of Pick-a-Brick in action. When I poured out the cup, I thought, "Why did I grab so many of these little white radar dishes again?"

"Get him!"

If I thought I'd gotten too many white dishes, it was nothing compared to the number of dark red round 1x1 plates I ended up with. You don't want to pay for more air in your PaB cup than absolutely necessary -- I used these little guys to fill up the nooks and crannies.

"Hey honey, lookin' for a good time?"

Clear 2x2 round bricks -- more Pick-a-Brick goodness.


No Pick-a-Brick pieces here, but I did manage to use that stupid Watto minifig. He'll probably never be used again.

Mr. Black and Friend

His friend is a black owl, in case you can't tell. Why do I insist on building in black?

Out of the Loop

If you need an explanation for this, see The Chronos Project.

Shady deal

The first Pick-a-Brick wall I made. More dark red 1x1 round plates, on black headlight bricks. You can never have too many headlight bricks. I just wish they'd had a few more colors available at the time.

Space Ninjas!

My Space Ninjas are getting quite impatient with me dragging my feet on finishing their new battleground. Thought I'd throw them a bone here.

"Hey! Teacher! Leave those kids alone!"

Next time I'll have a real MOC, I promise.


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  May 20, 2013
Now all you need to do is grab some hammers, put them in front of the wall, and BAM, the creation would be better than it already is(and its pretty good for just a bunch of walls!)
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  July 29, 2009
really useful for techniques and oddly inspiring. Good stuff!
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  June 9, 2009
Shannon, I really like your walls! You have a great imagination.
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  February 15, 2009
The Other Shannon : master of walls. The end.
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  February 2, 2009
Psychoanalysis aside, those are some darned interesting walls.
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  January 14, 2009
Best trade of your life, right Shannon? =)
  January 2, 2009
... Or you could have dropped the fig of the highest point in Seatle and then, without emotion, walk back into the building, to silence any witnesses.
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  January 2, 2009
Watto wasn't doing me much good, so I traded him to Lee Jones when we met at BrickCon08. I got 150 old light gray 2x4 bricks and the custom Bishop of Coleoidea minifig for him. I've already gotten more use out of them than I ever would have with Watto.
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  July 18, 2008
As you know, I love walls ;) These ones are a real pleasure for the eyes ! So many good ideas here... I wonder how you keep your parts sorted because you must have TONS of bricks haha - PS Thanks for the explanation and the comments !!!
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  May 31, 2008
Yep... That last one proved my thoughts about a Pink Floyd relation. Great Job!
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  April 5, 2008
COOL!!!! P.S. can i buy your watto?
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  March 21, 2008
Once again, brilliant. 5/5
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  October 29, 2007
Ha! These are great! I agree with your doppelganger...this is a great idea for a theme. A simple premise that anyone could try, but no end to the styles, colors, and techniques you could use. I'm not usually that colorful of a guy, but for some reason, I like "Out of the Loop." Again, nice idea here stop building walls and get back to work on that book! ;-P
Shannon Young
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Heather Braaten
  October 27, 2007
Here I am staring at walls on my computer...and I LOVE it! These are great. Makes me sad that the Pick a brick is all the way over in Bellevue though. waaa
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  October 27, 2007
Walls have never been so entertaining...well not since I gave up LSD. Great work..
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  October 27, 2007
We don't need no education! hehe, nice variety.
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  October 27, 2007
Very nice walls! Usually I'm too impatient and leave walls out of an MOC, but these are fantastic! Keep it up!
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  October 27, 2007
Some great ideas, Shannon! The rest of us could learn a lot from you. But, then again...we don't need no education.
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  October 27, 2007
Nice walls, but make a pink floyd moc, it would literally ROCK
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  October 27, 2007
They are all nice, but I like "The Wall" the best - it clean and simple. Lee.
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  October 27, 2007
I now might know what to do with my cup of dark red round looks really neat.
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