About a year ago, I was curious to see how the colors in LEGO had changed over the years. That is, as a kid, I remember grey bricks being pretty rare (I had a bunch of grey plate from space ships, but only a few bricks), until 1984 when the castle sets came out. And now, grey is everywhere. Similarly, dark grey and brown were only occasionally used, until they started becoming more common in the late 1990s and early 2000s.
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