# COMMUNITY : FORUMS : KNEX

## Guess the Pieces contest!

So recently, I’ve finally finished counting all the pieces in Convolution. I thought it might be a cool idea to make a contest about it. There will be separate categories with points awarded in each category. The one who has the most points wins! You are allowed to give ONE guess for each of the categories.

Here are the categories and the scoring system for each one:

1) Grand Total: Guess the grand total of the piece count. The closer you are, the more points are awarded. If you are within 50 pieces, you get 10 points, within 100 you will get 8 points, within 250 and 6 points are awarded,  within 500 and 4 points are awarded, within 1000 and 2 points are awarded, and within  2000 1 point will be awarded.

2) Most Common Piece: Here it is simple; just give your guess of the most used piece/part in the machine, and the amount of times it occurs.  You will get 2 points for guessing the correct piece/part, and another 2 points if you are within 50 of the amount of pieces used.

3) Least Common Piece: Just as simple as the second one, guess the least used piece/part in the machine and the amount of times it occurs.  2 points will be awarded for the correct part/piece and another 2 points if you correctly guess the amount of times it is used.

4) Price Total: In this category, simply give an estimate of what you think the price of the machine would be if you were buying it piece by piece from the K’nex website.  Prices are based firstly on the K’nex website, and if the piece is not found there, the price will be based on the price of the K’nex User Group. Prices are calculated in USD. If you are within \$25, you will get 6 points, within \$50 and you will be awarded 4 points and within \$100 and you will be awarded 2 points.

For reference, my room measures 2.28m(7’6’’) high, by 3.65m(12’) by 2.74m(9’).
Also, here are some pictures and the video for reference as well.

Video:

Best of luck to everyone.  The contest deadline will be February 10.

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koolcoasterkid (author) 2 years ago

1. Time is up!

Grand reveal:

Total: 30834
Most Used: Blue Rod (3757)
Least Used: Battery Motor (1)
Price: \$4723.94

The person who earned the most points is Gargamel-Knex with 2 points!

Here is the complete list:
GRAND TOTAL (30834)
Rods (16190)
17 carbon red rod
1949 red rods
3335 white rods
649 gold rods
785 grey rods
3757 blue rods
2830 green rods
2606 yellow rods
103 flexible yellow rod
147 flexi
12 carbon grey rod

Connectors (12978)
277 tan lock clip
40 small blue clip
461 y clip
1807 gold tab connector
2248 yellow connector
268 two slot grey connector
858 grey one way connector
761 green connector
508 snow flake
1249 red connector
2028 purple 3D
1340 blue 3D
2 orange angle connector
199 orange track splice

Gears/Motors (68)
1 battery motor
10 small gears
33 medium red gears
5 large yellow gears
4 medium yellow gears
5 worm gear
5 electric motor

Pannels (82)
10 square panel 9 hole
3 triangle panel 15 hole
6 triangle panel 36 hole
3 square panel 1 hole
37 triangle panel 3 hole
23 triangle panel no hole

Misc (1506)
6 medium tire
6 large tire
12 large wheel hub
6 small tire
6 small wheel hub
381 chain
6 large ball joint ball
6 large ball joint socket
469 blue spacer
370 grey spacer
52 hinge half blue 0.09
52 hinge half black
64 ball joint ball
67 ball joint socket
5 flexi tubes
5 clear tubes
6 tube connectors
2 years ago

Hahahaha...

I win it, with 2 points :-D

akshat210452 years ago

Grand Total: 21,045

Most Common: Red Rod (3,700)

Least Common: Square Panel (1)

Cost: \$6000

Gargamel-Knex2 years ago

Grand total: 31.734

Red rod (4.200)

Clip with Angles end 3d orange (0)

7.786USD

myOmy2 years ago

25000

Yellow Connector

Green Tubes

\$12500

Zombiekiller-932 years ago

Grand Total: 42,130

Most Common: Green rods (2,953)

Least Common: Green tubes from the loopin lizard (2)

Price: 7,170 USD

sandroknexmaster2 years ago

I like the point system, very good idea ;)

Grand total: 29647

Most common: Red rod (3968)

Least common: Small hub (you know what i mean with this?) (1)

Price: 6758USD

dr. richtofen2 years ago

Rrrreposting 'cause ibles is being glitchy

Grand total: 39.369
Most common: Red rods (2.506)
Least common: Big tire, 3 1/2 inch (4)
Price: 6.596 USD

dr. richtofen2 years ago

Grand total: 39.369
Most common: Red rods (2.506)
Least common: Big tire, 3 1/2 inch (4)
Price: 6.596 USD

Sorunome2 years ago

Grand total: 41592

Most common: green rods (3141)

Least common: Does that green flexi tube count? (1)

Price: 5926USD