Ultimate Geek Gift: 8-foot Lego Star Wars Republic Battlecruiser

Latest example of fanboyism taken to the absurd extreme (whether its Lego fanboyism or Star Wars fanboyism, I'm not sure): Reddit showed me this eBay auction for an 8-ft scale Lego replica of a Republic Battlecruiser from Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.

Scroll down to see the model in its full glory, along with the "master

Lego builder" who constructed this monument to obsessive compulsive

disorders. Me likey the Star Wars as much as the next guy, but dropping

$25,000 on a few hundred pounds of Legos shaped like a movie effects

model strays past healthy interest into freakish preoccupation.

Now, if they were giving this thing away...

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