Retrieverfalcon

BrickLink AFOL Designer Program Sets

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I personally haven't yet decided if I consider the BrickLink AFOL Designer Program sets "official"-enough LEGO for me to spend the money that the more interesting ones would cost me. That said, however, there has been a recent debate on Brickset over including these sets in that database with the ultimate decision being to include them as an exception to Brickset's standard rules based on community demand. This prompts me to pose the question here - what will Rebrickable's stance be on these quasi-official sets? Are there considerations about providing an inventory for sets that are essentially MOCs in a forum different from that which the designer is selling them? If we don't include these sets, can we ensure the Brickset Sync function ignores them (I know I can't be the only user who doesn't like seeing import warning errors)?

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16 hours ago, Retrieverfalcon said:

I personally haven't yet decided if I consider the BrickLink AFOL Designer Program sets "official"-enough LEGO for me to spend the money that the more interesting ones would cost me. That said, however, there has been a recent debate on Brickset over including these sets in that database with the ultimate decision being to include them as an exception to Brickset's standard rules based on community demand. This prompts me to pose the question here - what will Rebrickable's stance be on these quasi-official sets? Are there considerations about providing an inventory for sets that are essentially MOCs in a forum different from that which the designer is selling them? If we don't include these sets, can we ensure the Brickset Sync function ignores them (I know I can't be the only user who doesn't like seeing import warning errors)?

These will not be inventoried at Rebrickable as Official LEGO Sets.  The original Designers may submit them as MOCs using Rebrickable's submission requirements.

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