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|Minifigures Series 10|
Minifigures Series 10 is a series of Minifigures released in May 2013. It includes 16 minifigures and also features an additional, very rare one, Mr. Gold, of which only 5000 were distributed worldwide.
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With 17 all-new, special minifigures in Series 10, the LEGO® Minifigure Collection continues to grow. Each minifigure comes in a sealed 'mystery' bag with its own special accessories, display plate and collecto r's leaflet. Inspired by movies, sports, history and just everyday life, this collection includes: Warrior Woman, Decorator, Sad Clown, Roman Commander, Bumblebee Girl, Motorcycle Mechanic, Grandpa, Revolutionary Soldier, Baseball Fielder, Librarian , Sea Captain, Medusa, Skydiver, Trendsetter, Paintball Player, and Tomahawk Warrior.
- Librarian with a mug and book
- Roman Commander with a sword and cape
- Warrior Woman with a shield and spear
- Tomahawk Warrior with a tomahawk
- Skydiver with a parachute
- Bumblebee Girl with a jar of honey and wings
- Grandpa with a mug and newspaper
- Paintballer with a paintball marker
- Sea Captain with a seagull and binoculars
- Sad Clown
- Revolutionary Soldier with a musket
- Baseball Fielder with a glove
- Trendsetter with a dog and smartphone
- Decorator with a bucket and paint roller
- Motorcycle Mechanic with a wrench
- Mr. Gold with a staff
- This series includes a golden minifigure named Mr. Gold which will be randomly distributed throughout the world. There will be a total of 5,000 golden minifigures distributed, which will also contain a code to LEGO.com, which, when entered, will show the number of golden minifigures that have been found throughout the world at that point in time. 
- This is the first (and possibly only) series to have more than 16 figures, with the 17th being the rare Mr. Gold.
- This is the only series that has a most minifigures with additional printing.
- This is the third series that is released in May. The first being was 8683 Minifigures Series 1 and second being 8831 Minifigures Series 7.
- Bumblebee Girl, Medusa, Paintballer, Revolutionary Soldier, Roman Commander, Sad Clown, Sea Captain, Skydiver and Warrior Woman are the only minifigures from this series confirmed for the LEGO Minifigures MMO.
Background / HistorySeries 10 was a very controversial series of minifigures as problems occurred from both fans and stores.
Many Toys "R" Us stores placed signs near the minifigure packets to tell fans that they had all been checked by staff for the Mr. Gold minifigure, and that any found are kept and presumably sold by the store due to it's high value.
Some major supermarkets also faced the problem of having people rip open each individual packet to find Mr. Gold (or any other minifigure they desired) and then stealing them to keep for themselves.
As a result of this, some Sainsbury's stores in the UK were forced to place each individual packet inside a security protected case to prevent people from ripping open the packets in the hope of finding Mr. Gold.
- ↑ http://brickfanatics.co.uk/toy-fair-report/
- ↑ http://www.flickr.com/photos/28341393@N00/8409006389/in/photostream/
- ↑ http://www.clickabrick.co.uk/lego-series-10-collecibile-minifigures-in-security-protected-cases/