5 Deals You Need to Know Today: Weekend Quiz! Also, LEGO.


It's time for questions, answers, and savings, but not necessarily in that order – starting with a LEGO sale, and some related trivia. Check out this offer and more in our roundup of the five best deals we found over the last 24 hours.

Top Toy Deal
Store: LEGO
Discount: Up to 50% off
Shipping: $5 s&h, or free shipping w/ $35

You can't accuse the LEGO brand of not being diverse – even in this relatively small sale, you've got everything from Chinese pandas to the Spice Girls, all attractively discounted. But what might they sell for in years to come? We have no way of knowing, but we do know what was the most valuable LEGO set in the world as of September 2022, at an eye-watering $9,300. And now you have to correctly identify it, based off nothing but the set's name and release year. GO:

  1. (Founder of LEGO) Ole Kirk's House [2009]
  2. LEGO Trains Steam Engine with Tender [1980]
  3. LEGO Rock of Love with Bret Michaels Set [2007]
  4. LEGO Star Wars Cloud City [2003]
Click here for the answerThe answer is 4: LEGO Star Wars Cloud City [2003]. Sadly, the Rock of Love set doesn't even exist, but the other two are also each worth upwards of $5,000.

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Top Restaurant Deal
Subway FootlongSubway Footlong
Store: Subway
Discount: Buy 1, get 1 free via code "FLBOGO"

Did you know that Subway bread has too high a sugar content to be legally considered bread in Ireland? This and other things subway would prefer you forget can be hastily tossed aside in favor of enjoying delicious savings, thanks to coupon code "FLBOGO", which nets you two footlongs for the price of one. But before you take advantage of that, look below. Here are four terrible, terrible slogans for Subway. One of them is real. Identify it please.

  1. Makin' Sandwiches
  2. If You Are Eating at Subway, Then You Are Eating Fresh.
  3. Eat Quality
  4. The Fresh Comes Free
Click here for the answerIt's 2: "If You Are Eating at Subway, Then You Are Eating Fresh". It's not catchy, doesn't roll off the tongue, but at least it's about eight words too long to be a good slogan.

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Top Apparel Deal
Saks Off 5th End of Season ClearanceSaks Off 5th End of Season Clearance
Store: Saks Off 5th
Discount: Up to 80% off
Shipping: $9.99 s&h, or free shipping w/ $129 via code "SHIP129"

With almost 17,000 items discounted, there are so many useful things I could tell you about this sale. But instead, I'll simply give you eight names, and ask you the classic question: Clothing Brand (in this very sale) or Restaurant?

  1. Sette
  2. AFRM
  3. La Blanca
  4. Materia Lab
  5. Donburiya
  6. Allison New York
  7. Crosby Square
  8. Joe Allen
Click here for the answer The clothing brands are 2: AFRM, 3: La Blanca, 6: Allison New York, and 7: Crosby Square.

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Top Electronics Deal
Bitty Boomers Star Wars Darth Vader Bluetooth SpeakerBitty Boomers Star Wars Darth Vader Bluetooth Speaker
Store: Amazon
Price: $12.36
Shipping: Free shipping w/ Prime
Lowest By: $13

Perhaps the destiny of all monstrous villains in Disney media is to be fashioned into a pocket-sized Bluetooth speaker to play terrible music out of their be-grilled skulls. A fate worse than any death our heroes might have visited upon them. With that in mind, observe the following names, and determine which are real Star Wars villains, and which I've just made up:

  1. Gorc
  2. Shimrra Jamaane
  3. Whorm Loathsom
  4. Luuke Skywalker
  5. Galak Fyyar
  6. Gethzerion
  7. Pic
  8. Turr Phennir
Click here for the answerNaturally, they are all real.

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Top PC Game Deal
City of Gangsters for PC (Epic Games)City of Gangsters for PC (Epic Games)
Store: Epic Games Store
Price: Free
Lowest By: $9
Expiration: February 9

This free game tasks you with establishing a crime family in the roaring 20s, tasking you with such lawlessness as defying prohibition laws, extorting your neighbors, and generally being a bad egg. I don't know if it lets you gives your gangsters nicknames, but it absolutely should, because old gangster nicknames are amazing. Only one of the following four isn't real. Please choose.

  1. Chicken Man
  2. Joey Spinach
  3. Willie Potatoes
  4. The Artichoke King
Click here for the answerThe faker is 2: Joey Spinach. Philip Testa's "Chicken Man" nickname came from his involvement in a poultry business. Ciro Terranova earned his nickname, "the Artichoke King", by purchasing all the artichokes that came into New York and selling them for roughly three times as much. There's no indication on where William Daddano Sr. got his "Potatoes" nickname, but let's pretend it's because he made a mean cottage pie.

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Alan Byrne
Associate Editor

Alan Byrne is actually quite busy watching Frasier, finding jokes to steal for his next blog. His areas of expertise are video games and "assorted nonsense."
DealNews may be compensated by companies mentioned in this article. Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).


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