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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-Otaku2 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-Otaku2 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.
BLUEBLOBS22 years ago
I have subscribed to 5 people. If you don't have any more patches, it's okay.
jacobz_202 years ago
I like patches!
Ninzerbean (author)  jacobz_202 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=)
Bot13982 years ago
I subscribed to 5 new people
blueblobbs2 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)  blueblobbs2 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
2hot2hack3 years ago
i subed 5 people. if people want to sub me thay can i dont care
Ninzerbean (author)  2hot2hack3 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
oldgramps3 years ago
I am now subscribed to 5 new people, thanks for the patch.
Ninzerbean (author)  oldgramps3 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)  patriots88883 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!
vishalapr3 years ago
I just finished subscribing to a few members right now!Their names are:

Paint_Man
mwheeler3
zbrown2016
-chase-
2pointhome

I actually felt glad that I subscribed to them!
Ninzerbean (author)  vishalapr3 years ago
Your word is good enough, no names necessary, you be patched! Thank you!
Thanks for the patch!
sunshiine3 years ago
Thanks for posting this you made great points. Spread the love I say.

I have subscribed to 5 people.
Rimar2000
Mikeasaurus
Sub893
fingersweets
Ninzerbean (author)  sunshiine3 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.
acidbass3 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)  acidbass3 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.
ElvenChild3 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)  ElvenChild3 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)  ElvenChild3 years ago
Thanks ever so, you be patched!
username2523 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)  username2523 years ago
U B patched!
Thanks.
robot13983 years ago
i subscribed
Ninzerbean (author)  robot13983 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)  Goodhart3 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)  thelastonekills3 years ago
Yep, I have 24 patches left to give away.
ostomesto3 years ago
I did it. Is the contest still going?
Ninzerbean (author)  ostomesto3 years ago
Sure is, you be patched!
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U B Patched!
Hoopajoo3 years ago
Subscribed! Also, cool Japanese manhole cover. It looks like the ones I've seen in Nagoya.
Ninzerbean (author)  Hoopajoo3 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
and
c) No sharp corners to pop tires if the cover is not seated properly into it's niche

Close enough? ;)
Ninzerbean (author)  Hoopajoo3 years ago
That's it!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reuleaux_triangle
What about Reuleaux triangles and other polygons? Hey, I bet I've used something shaped as a Reuleaux heptagon only today ;)
Ninzerbean (author)  gruffalo child3 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...
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Ninzerbean (author)  lightemmitingdiode3 years ago
You will be patched in a moment and thank you but this is not about subscribing to me - thought it does induce me to get some more 'ibles made. Thanks
mg0930mg3 years ago
Done, and Done.
Ninzerbean (author)  mg0930mg3 years ago
U B patched!
Aww heck, I like patches. You've been subbed.
Ninzerbean (author)  The Ideanator3 years ago
Subbed?
Subbed = subscribed :D
Ninzerbean (author)  The Ideanator3 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 Ideanator3 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!
happyjo3 years ago
I've subscribed!
Ninzerbean (author)  happyjo3 years ago
Your are patched!
Dr. Pepper3 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. Pepper3 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. Pepper3 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 Guy3 years ago
Great! You will probably end up with a few new subscribers to yourself as well, you are now patched. Thank you!
dombeef3 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)  dombeef3 years ago
Great, you are patched and I look forward to your next 'ible!
Thanks!
jen77143 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)  jen77143 years ago
You're welcome, and patched!
Randomguy653 years ago
I Subbed.... Teehee!!
Ninzerbean (author)  Randomguy653 years ago
You are patched!
I have subscribed to 5 users, great idea!
Ninzerbean (author)  circuitbreaker4 years ago
You are great, and you are patched!
Koosie4 years ago
Done and dusted! Btw, very clever idea to get people digging around a bit more.
Ninzerbean (author)  Koosie4 years ago
Thank you and thank you!
Much obliged!
I subscribed to 5 people. AI
Ninzerbean (author)  JaredsProjects4 years ago
Great! you are patched, enjoy!
depotdevoid4 years ago
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Ninzerbean (author)  depotdevoid4 years ago
Sure does, but go back and see if they stuck, none of mine did. Here's your patch and thank you!
Yeah they did, but I had to do it through an instructable they'd posted--the profile button was broken, but the ones within individual ibles works.
Ninzerbean (author)  depotdevoid4 years ago
Thanks for letting me know
Kryptonite4 years ago
Aww, thanks Ninzer! I got 4 subscribes / 5, and I think I'll make you the last.
Ninzerbean (author)  Kryptonite4 years ago
funny
Kryptonite4 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:
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