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what is a patch? by meaning that some one gave you a patch on instructables? Answered

 um ... yeah


It means you amused or informed one of the pro or staff members enough that they felt like sending you an electronic "attaboy".

(I have two -- one for a creative reply-to-a-reply, which falls in the "amusing" category, and one for having accumulated a lot of Best Answer tags. That and a buck-fifty will buy ya a cup of coffee.)

Sure, it's worth a whole $0.00 off. (Note that I said you still need the buck-fifty.)

Ha Ha! I meant where can you get a cup for a buck-fifty? We must be getting ripped off down here. :D

Donut shops still sell better coffee than Storeboughts, for less money...

 it is a gift from pro members and staff if you get one it means you have been recognized in a private way

And staff/robots can too.


A patch is something a pro member gives you.  They can give it to you for any reason they want.  These patches are viewable on your profile.  The most common use of a patch is a prize for a member-run contest.