Shout-out: Return of the Twees

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After dusting off my membership card, it appears that I still have writing privileges here, although I have no article for you constant readers this time. I come instead bearing news of the return of fellow important laygo blag, Twee Affect. While the rest of the laygo community was yabba-dabba-do-ing over the latest Lego Ideas announcement, I was diligently checking their web site’s home page until the action on my F5 key loosened like an AWFOL’s purse strings at the prospect of a new Star Wars miniature figure. Poasts at the Affect over the last couple of years have been few and far between (something it has in common with this blag) but the past week has seen a barrage of new content with the promise of more to come. While short, the Affect’s art-icles often address topical issues in the hobby, interspersed with valuable insights about soap. Just the intellectual medicine that this community desperately needs, but probably doesn’t deserve.

The current resurgence comes courtesy of Kevoh, who writes from the perspective of a man playing catch up with MOCs he’s missed from his past few years of inactivity. I’m sure the ever-discerning readership of the Manifesto will get a kick out of his musings in the absence of Manifesto content (speaking of inactivity, the cobwebs around here are now officially SHIP-sized). One of Kevoh’s latest poasts concerns the supposed lack of interaction in the laygo community, and I hope you prove him wrong by offering some valued opinions.

3 thoughts on “Shout-out: Return of the Twees

  1. Thanks for sharing, Chris! That’s a blog I hadn’t heard of before and it might just scratch the itch for community. I’ve mostly pulled out of Lego stuff and I’m not missing it much yet, but I do enjoy visiting these bars and cantinas of the Lego world where actual communication happens. In this day of Discord and Instagram, something as simple and PUBLIC as a blog is quite refreshing. Thank you for passing this information along!

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    1. I agree! I like a blog with posts that insight comments more than “wow” and “really cool moc!” Its one of the reasons why I’m a constant visitor of Keithlug, I thoroughly enjoy the commentary and discourse.

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