"This village is a wonderful addition to my other Christmas Village sets. The Merry-Go-Round works great - relatively simple to put together. This 77 year old has been doing this for a few years - I take my time - can't sit for too long and my fingers get achy after a while because of arthritis. The end product is well worth it. I really need a large table to put all my Christmas Villages together. That'll be even more fun."
"What a task this was - took me about four hours just to count pieces and sort them into separate "sections" ( I used various and sundry items to hold the bricks until time to use) I even used small plastic baggies. This was a great challenge - took me about 20 hours over a period of five days. My arthritic fingers were never so busy. Loved it - Great addition to my city but right now have to find a place to put it somewhere in my house. As I said, loved it!"
"The Fire Brigade is a great addition to my city. Having built several of these buildings, I have developed a system of pre-sorting and organizing before I start to build. However, nothing prepared me when I couldn't finish the Fire Truck because of a missing piece. I realized that the missing piece had a quantity of 13 in the set - I immediately felt that some bag must have been misplaced or missing. I called Lego Customer Service and was happy to report that they did identify that two complete bags were missing. Customer Support shipped out the bags and gave me a consolation gift which helped me buy the set of additional city people. So I started on the first floor while I waited for the missing bags to come in. Then, lo and behold, another piece was missing. I ordered the piece and set the first floor aside with the Fire Truck, and began working on the second floor. The missing bags arrived within a couple of weeks, and a week later, the lonely single missing piece. The building is finally finished and standing next to the Cafe Corner, Green Grocer, Grand Emporium, etc. I have to say that these are a lot of fun for me to build and I knew and trusted Customer Support to do right by me. I have read that other builders have had problems with this unit and I hope Lego has found and repaired their problem. I have faith that they did. I am now ready for either the Pet shop or the new Town Hall."
"This is my second Christmas Village set. Because of illness, this is the first set since last year's Winter Toy Shop and the Grand Emporium - great to get back to get my fingers working again. I look at this set as a tribute to post office workers all over the world - nice going Lego. The sets don't get played with unless my Grandchildren are here. This one was easy to build I have also built the Green Grocer, and all others of that genre except for the Pet Shop. I ordered the Fire Brigade with this set and will start on that after New Years. At my age, I take my time building because sitting for too long is not too healthy for me. Keep my city growing Lego - keep throwing them at me and I'll do the best I can to keep up!"