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Why is knex not in the bar that has the things like "kids, Green, ride, music" It doesn't make sense...

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Arbitror (author)2010-02-10

I hope this explains it for you clearly. Even though k'nex is a wapping 8% of all 'ibles, why would you put a single building material as a whole category? If so, why doesn't lego get it's own category, or even steampunk it's own category? Even I agree that there shouldn't be an Arduino category, or a computer category. The categories are meant to be a broad topic, not a single building material.

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Bartboy (author)Arbitror2010-02-11

I think there should be a "Toys" Category, for items made from toys.
And I think that steampunk SHOULD be a category.

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DELETED_Haon (author)2010-02-09

knex is only a catagory when you publish an ible, you can choose it as your ible's catagory 

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Joe Martin (author)2009-09-12

I would imagine it's because knex is a single item, for example under the category "Games" you could have video games, board games, party games etc where as knex would only have knex.

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DJ Radio (author)Joe Martin2009-09-12

Knex could have knex guns, knex ball machines, knex vehicles, knex docks.... etc.

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Joe Martin (author)DJ Radio2009-09-12

But still the final result is just knex, I really don't think it should have it's on category. Perhaps a sub-category if anything like that every happens. And remember, if they started a category just for knex then by all fairness there should be a category for lego and usb thingys and breakfast and 555 chips and gardening and air conditioning and least we forget microwaving a potato etc. See how that list could go on?

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Bartboy (author)Joe Martin2009-09-27

Except there are more members who joined just for knex than any of those. Knex is already a category, it's just not in the search bar.

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Bartboy (author)Joe Martin2009-09-12

But k'nex is one of the biggest parts of ibles....

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DJ Radio (author)Bartboy2009-09-12

According to kiteman, its only like 8.? % of all ibles. But its still pretty big.

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Bartboy (author)DJ Radio2009-09-13

In terms of member it is, not actual ibles.

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knex_mepalm (author)Bartboy2009-09-19

but ais there any other thing that revolves on a single toy or object? no so this is the biggest which has people grouping on it

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Not anywhere near the biggest.

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knex_mepalm (author)Bartboy2009-09-19

maybe there is no points, i mean knex is not a big part of instructables

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Killer~SafeCracker (author)2009-09-12

Probably because it's not as important as the other sections. They do have it in other bars on the side of the search page. Hope this helps, KSC

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it still wouldn't take them much effort to have put it in when they did the whole site editing...

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