Win a Patch by Subcribing!

After I wrote my first Instructable, I saw that someone had subscribed to me. I thought "Wow, so cool, they liked what I wrote!" Then I saw it was my uncle. Oh well.

Over time more people bolstered my confidence to write more Instrubtables and more people subscribed, and every time someone does I feel great. So for this patch-give-away, I want you to go out and subscribe to 5 people who have written an 'ible you like, (who you have not subscribed to before this time). From my own experience it is especially rewarding if they are new with only an 'ible or two under their belt and have few subscribers - or even none. Nothing makes you feel more included on this wonderful site than to feel your efforts have fans.

So get back to me here (I will believe you) after you have subscribed to 5 (new to you) people and besides a cool patch, pictured below, you will be the first to receive news of new 'ibles from the folks you subscribed to! Subscribing to me does not count.

I have 50 patches to give away - get going!

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Neko-Otaku4 years ago
I subscribed to 5, I don't really care about the patch. I usually don't think about subsribing so this is a good topic, since it actually made me do it. Even if I don't get a badge, thanks.
I have a habit of subscribing to those (especially new persons) I feel have a lot of potential....
Ninzerbean (author)  Neko-Otaku4 years ago
Of course you get a patch. I think you will enjoy the subs because when they do something new you get an email, it keeps you informed.
BLUEBLOBS24 years ago
I have subscribed to 5 people. If you don't have any more patches, it's okay.
jacobz_204 years ago
I like patches!
Ninzerbean (author)  jacobz_204 years ago
You be patched!
if you got the patches, I got the peeps. Much appreciated
U B patched now!
You will have to wait a month, I am on the road without my notes which have the patch codes - sorry, but I won't forget. I could send you a generic one if that will do.
I'm patient. I'm new, with no worries, no followers, and 1 ible. See you in a month. Thanks
Got 5 people=)
Bot13984 years ago
I subscribed to 5 new people
blueblobbs4 years ago
I have subscribed to 5 new people. If you don't have any more patches it is okay. Thank you for generous to so many people. -blueblobbs
Ninzerbean (author)  blueblobbs4 years ago
You be patched, keep it up!
I just subscribed to 5 new people. I remember when I was like that I felt very left out, but now I have 17 and I am very happy! This is a good cause! PotatoCoffee
2hot2hack4 years ago
i subed 5 people. if people want to sub me thay can i dont care
Ninzerbean (author)  2hot2hack4 years ago
I'm out of town and my powers don't work from here - wait a few weeks and you will be patched. I won't forget.
thx. and dont forget plzzzzz
oldgramps4 years ago
I am now subscribed to 5 new people, thanks for the patch.
Ninzerbean (author)  oldgramps4 years ago
I'm out of town and my powers don't work from here - wait a few weeks and you will be patched. I won't forget.
Am i too late? because i just finished subbin to 5 people. Hopefully you still have a patch fo me! :D thanks for handing out patches btw
Ninzerbean (author)  patriots88884 years ago
I'm out of town and my powers don't work from here - wait a few weeks and you will be patched. I won't forget.
I subscribed to 5 people. bless you, patch giver
Haha, you be patched my dear.
She is, Finito! I have subscribed to 5 people! Oh mighty patch giver!
vishalapr5 years ago
I just finished subscribing to a few members right now!Their names are:


I actually felt glad that I subscribed to them!
Ninzerbean (author)  vishalapr5 years ago
Your word is good enough, no names necessary, you be patched! Thank you!
Thanks for the patch!
sunshiine5 years ago
Thanks for posting this you made great points. Spread the love I say.

I have subscribed to 5 people.
Ninzerbean (author)  sunshiine5 years ago
I will give you the benefit of the doubt that you subscribed to five, no need to name who you subscribe to, you will be patched in just a moment. Thank you and keep it up!
I make it a point to subscribe to those that either have left off a bit on their submissions, or some of the newer ones that "give me the impression" that they may only need a little push to get going :-)
Good point Goodhart!
Thanks! I have been subscribing to quite a few actually. I thought that I sent the names but glad you gave me the benefit anyway. I tried to subscribe to those with few numbers to encourage them.
acidbass5 years ago
I subscribed to
robotlover4ever for the bathroom sign switch prank
Dombeef for the mechanical iris
kentsokay for the steam punk time device on the cheap
lemonie for the milk chocolate penut butter cups
M.C. Langer for the valentines robogrinch
Ninzerbean (author)  acidbass5 years ago
Cool, you be patched, you don't have to say who you sub'ed to, I'll take your word. But it is cool to let folks know what you think is great.
ElvenChild5 years ago
Is just subscribed to:
tstartrekdude because of his macaroni rome instructable
you (ninzerbean) because you deserve it
username252 because of his ninja star
ewilhelm because he is the CEO an his instructables have pictures of a cute baby in them
lukethebook333 because of his invisible book shelf
Ninzerbean (author)  ElvenChild5 years ago
Great, except you have to find another person to subscribe to besides myself, that doesn't count, sorry. Let me know when you do. I might suggest Thinkenstein, he does some amazing stuff. Or Smoocheroo for great food 'ibles, I may have her name spelled wrong but you'll find her.
Yeah I am already subscribed to scoochmaroo but I just subscribed to alanmon becaus of (his?) chopstick instructable.
Ninzerbean (author)  ElvenChild5 years ago
Thanks ever so, you be patched!
username2525 years ago
I subscribed to 5 new people. This is a great way to get new people subscribers, and I will try to do the same if I turn Pro.
Ninzerbean (author)  username2525 years ago
U B patched!
robot13985 years ago
i subscribed
Ninzerbean (author)  robot13985 years ago
Great!, but do me a favor in the light of how this patch was supposed to be given out and subscribe to 5 new people and don't include me - I feel sort of like it looks like I was trying to get subscribers when that was not the case. Thanks!
Sure, sure, but we of the community of the Sacred Order of Conspiracy Theorists know the TRUTH LOL  ( Just kidding! )
Ninzerbean (author)  Goodhart5 years ago
If you take each of the third letters of the original post and convert each one into letters based on the Akdmvjn's archaic language in the order of switching consonants with vowels every 4th conversion, and then going clockwise around a campfire of heritage tomato vines in counterclockwise directions at the same time as you get the square root of women in America who own cats and add that to the prime numbers you obtained in the first step, you will see that each time you solve for "x" that the original post will read "subscribe to Goodhart for a good time".
LOL very good.....Da Vinci code anyone? Or perhaps National Treasure ;-)
is this still going?
Ninzerbean (author)  thelastonekills5 years ago
Yep, I have 24 patches left to give away.
ostomesto5 years ago
I did it. Is the contest still going?
Ninzerbean (author)  ostomesto5 years ago
Sure is, you be patched!
Hoopajoo5 years ago
Subscribed! Also, cool Japanese manhole cover. It looks like the ones I've seen in Nagoya.
Ninzerbean (author)  Hoopajoo5 years ago
You be patched, that one was in Kenashura, I can't spell it anymore, but do you know why man hole covers are round? I do.
Why are Manhole covers round? I'd say for several reasons, the primary ones being:

a) Manholes are round
b) It can be laid onto the hole at any angle and will never fall in
c) No sharp corners to pop tires if the cover is not seated properly into it's niche

Close enough? ;)
Ninzerbean (author)  Hoopajoo5 years ago
That's it!
What about Reuleaux triangles and other polygons? Hey, I bet I've used something shaped as a Reuleaux heptagon only today ;)
Ninzerbean (author)  gruffalo child5 years ago
Wow! That is so cool, did you use a pencil shaped like that today. Thanks for shoving me in that direction, I had no idea such a thing exhisted.
No, it was 50 pence...
mg0930mg5 years ago
Done, and Done.
Ninzerbean (author)  mg0930mg5 years ago
U B patched!
Aww heck, I like patches. You've been subbed.
Ninzerbean (author)  The Ideanator5 years ago
Subbed = subscribed :D
Ninzerbean (author)  The Ideanator5 years ago
Thank you but it's not about subscribing to me - did you indeed subscribe to 5 people?
Yep. I'm up to 25 now.
Ninzerbean (author)  The Ideanator5 years ago
Cool, it was just not clear from your first message, you are now patched and thanks so much for making so many people happy!
happyjo5 years ago
I've subscribed!
Ninzerbean (author)  happyjo5 years ago
Your are patched!
Dr. Pepper5 years ago
I've subscribed to at least 20 people-before I had even seen this-it felt good when I published my first ible' and someone subcribed so I did the same, this is a nice thing to do; good for you!
Ninzerbean (author)  Dr. Pepper5 years ago
Glad to hear it, you be patched!
thanks I love it!
1 How did you get 50 patches?
2 What is the picture of?
Ninzerbean (author)  Dr. Pepper5 years ago
1. I could tell you but then I would have to take your patch away.
2. It's a sewer grate I saw in Japan, they have the cutest sewer grates there.
1. Okay?
2. When did you go to Japan? That is quite qute!
I just spent a couple of hours clicking around random ibles & just following what looked interesting.
I learned a lot as I always do when I go for an ible trek & found a few iblers that seem to be into similar things to me so I would say I have at least five or six new subsrcriptions.
Ninzerbean (author)  Nostalgic Guy5 years ago
Great! You will probably end up with a few new subscribers to yourself as well, you are now patched. Thank you!
dombeef5 years ago
i Subscribed to five! Can you subscribe to me too? I am making a instructable soon about a paper gyroscope (No copying please)
Ninzerbean (author)  dombeef5 years ago
Great, you are patched and I look forward to your next 'ible!
jen77145 years ago
I subscribed to five people :) And a (late) thank you for subscribing to me. Your right it does feel really good :)
Ninzerbean (author)  jen77145 years ago
You're welcome, and patched!
Randomguy655 years ago
I Subbed.... Teehee!!
Ninzerbean (author)  Randomguy655 years ago
You are patched!
I have subscribed to 5 users, great idea!
Ninzerbean (author)  circuitbreaker5 years ago
You are great, and you are patched!
Koosie5 years ago
Done and dusted! Btw, very clever idea to get people digging around a bit more.
Ninzerbean (author)  Koosie5 years ago
Thank you and thank you!
Much obliged!
I subscribed to 5 people. AI
Ninzerbean (author)  JaredsProjects5 years ago
Great! you are patched, enjoy!
Kryptonite5 years ago
Aww, thanks Ninzer! I got 4 subscribes / 5, and I think I'll make you the last.
Ninzerbean (author)  Kryptonite5 years ago
Kryptonite5 years ago
That's really hard because I subscribe to any one with an Instructable I really like as soon as I see it! D:
Ninzerbean (author)  Kryptonite5 years ago
Well that sure is in the sprit of this give-away so you will be patched.
Bwbt15 years ago
Done in time i hope! 5 more subscriptions!
Ninzerbean (author)  Bwbt15 years ago
No time limit, just until I run out of my 50 patches, very funny btw - you know what I mean.
Doddity5 years ago
Done yay =)
Ninzerbean (author)  Doddity5 years ago
Done! Thank you!
I don't subscribe to people, not because I'm mean but because my inboxes are hard to handle on a phone as it is, I long ago turned off emails from instructables apart from the newsletter... Even with as much paring down as possible traffic in my inboxes is effort on the computer, but I've been getting at it maybe once or twice a week.

Also I like to curate on the fly. 
I've just learned that I can turn off my emails for subscriptions too, from angryredhead. User Page->Settings->Email Alerts Uncheck the Subscriptions box I haven't changed my settings since before pro and subscriptions were here...
Wait a sec...you can turn off subscription e-mails from just AngryRedhead, and get all the others? Woo hoo!