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Help us decide upcoming contests! Answered

EDIT THIS FORM IS NOW CLOSED - THANK YOU TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED!

For contest suggestion, check out this thread:

https://www.instructables.com/topics/What-kinds-of-contests-do-YOU-want-to-see-on-Instr/

We can’t wait to see what you make in 2018!


@audreyObscura

Instructables Community Manager

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GhengisKhan1981 (author)2018-01-24

.......or maybe an "I made it contest" for best improvements on any existing 'ible

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Anshu AR (author)GhengisKhan19812018-01-25

I think they already existed as Remix contest.
I've seen those couple of times in the past

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BrittLiv (author)GhengisKhan19812018-01-25

Great idea I wanted to remake seamsters "Pooping Reindeer Candy Dispenser" (https://www.instructables.com/id/Pooping-Reindeer-Candy-Dispenser/) for quite some time. I am not sure if a 3D printed "Vomiting Unicorn Soap Dispenser" is close enough to qualify for such a contest though.

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ilpug (author)2018-01-25

What do you mean by "opposites Contest" Could you give an example of the kind of make that would fit with this contest?

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audreyobscura (author)ilpug2018-01-25

This could be interpreted many ways - at HQ we were thinking of it as to make things that were normally small into bigger objects and miniaturize things that you would normally only find available in giant sizes.

ex: How to make a Giant fiberglass Ant!
DIY 2-foot Basketball Hoop

Perhaps renaming that to Little/Giant contest would be best... Hmmmm.....

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ProfessorPi (author)ilpug2018-01-25

This is the description the person who suggested it (PointyOintment) gave: "Do something by a process that involves its 'opposite'. For example, create ice using fire, or create fire using water."

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liquidhandwash (author)2018-01-24

How about a "find it" or "hide it" competition, get a metal detector as a prize. Instructables on how to find buried treasure, wires or pipes in walls, find a geo cache, a car park, best place to fish, etc. Or how to hide your cash or wallet, Easter eggs, income, or yourself.......

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Hide and Seek Contest! That could be fun, especially if interpreted broadly :) I'm adding that to our list of potential future contests :D

I am curious how many people would compete for a metal detector. When I was a kid used to go to the beach with my cousin who had a detector and usually we just would find things like can tabs and lost pennies. It was very fun but also very boring if that makes sense. Ha.

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GhengisKhan1981 (author)2018-01-24

How about something like a "Helper contest" the guys and girls who assist with answers and questions in the community gets votes for their contributions and ultimately they get rewrded for their selfless efforts :)

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Hmmmm. I just wrote this down on a big sticky note because it's a great idea! Just need to solve for how we would track quantities and measure quality.... (insert emoji of thinking human here)

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audreyobscura (author)BrittLiv2018-01-24

Thanks, Britt! Trying to save ourselves hours of arguing about what we think is the best idea by letting everyone else tell us what to do :P Excited to see more of you now that I'm a bit more community facing again :D

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WarenGonzaga (author)2018-01-24

I'm done participating! Thank you!

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