Lego Website Lectures Anyone Who Thinks It's Legos

from the chill-out dept

Legos may be a fun toy, but it seems that some of the marketing folks there are fairly humorless when it comes to their website. The company wants to protect its brand, which is fine, but if you accidentally type in legos.com rather than the more appropriate lego.com, the company doesn't just forward you to the proper website -- it gives you a lecture on how to properly spell their name. Oh yeah, they also want to focus on the fact that the brand is completely capitalized, but we're not going to give in to that either.

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    eeyore, 7 Sep 2005 @ 4:26am

    Re: Legos

    Yeah, but you can buy a giant tub of generic Lego-compatible blocks at Wal Mart for about what the giant tub of real LEGO used to cost. I use them to build mold boxes for pouring RTV molds because it's easy to build them to a convenient shape. And I don't have to pay like fifty bucks for a brand name. You'd think if they want to enforce a copyright they wouldn't have let anybody sell blocks that use the same interlocking pattern. Otherwise, what's the point?

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