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Photos: Going for the Lego gold

Los Angeles actor Mikhail Blokh contemplates which brick to add next during the first-round skill test Thursday at the Master Model Builder finals in Carlsbad, Calif. Blokh said the plastic bricks were his "fantasy place" as a child.

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By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...