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Contest? Answered

Why is Quebec People  are excluded from ALL of the contest?

Question by dcôté    |  last reply


Does anyone know why there are no more international contests ? (all contests are limitied to entries from the US, Canada, UK and Australia)  what happened ?

Topic by sitzikbs    |  last reply


Is there a time limit for how long after you publish an instructable, it can be entered into a contest? (if not, there should be...maybe a year) Is there a limit to the number of times the same instructable can win a contest? (if not, then it should be limited to once)

Topic by explosivemaker    |  last reply


If you win a contest are except from winning other contests? Ex. If I enter 4 contests can I win a prize in each contest?

Topic by mbohuk    |  last reply


Can instructable put France in the contests? Plz

Topic by atselikas    |  last reply


Hello, I live in Greece, can i still take part in a contest?

Question by Vagg21  

Contests? Answered

If i submit multiple entries in a contest, will they have an effect on the judging of each other asides from the fact that only one can win. Will he user be kept in mind while judging the entries or will they all be judged separately and the highest scoring one be awarded? ty

Question by SA-DIY    |  last reply


Can I participate in holidays gift or another contest? i live in spain and i dont understand very well the conditions

Topic by bellotero69    |  last reply


Do you think there is going to be a Halloween contest this year? I hope so b/c I'm working on something Halloweeny. Plus it seems like during the Halloween cotest someone always complains/whines about their project not being a finalist or someone pirating their idea, which can be entertaining. I had some other contest ideas: Most Likely to be Sold in an Infomercial. (Stuff that is in the tradition of Ron Popiel) Practicallity Contest. (Stuff that may not be sexy, but is very useful) Dark Ages Contest. (The projects couldn't contain LEDs or electronics.) Vacuum Contest (Ibles for the vacuum cleaner or that use a vacuum. You'd want them to suck. :) Just a couple of thoughts.

Topic by RadBear    |  last reply


Hey Gang, I thought I would share an idea with you guy.  Lately when I hear about a contest, it is usually way to late to do anything about it.  SO I went to the contest page to look at the and noted that there is no real organization to them.  They are all in a vertical line down the p[age but their dates don't correlate to their position at all. At the very least, please fix this. Also, can you make them into an ICS as well as put them on a publicly shared Google Calendar?  I really need notifications on this kind of thing! Thanks!@ DragonDon

Topic by DragonDon    |  last reply


Hi, I live in Greece, can I still take part in a contest?

Question by Vagg21  


How do I start up my own contest? plz reply thx nicktheskier

Question by nicktheskier    |  last reply


Just wanted to ask if yous are able to make the contests open to New Zealand? I see you have Australia in there but what about us here in NZ? I work at a after school center for youth and I have a few members that would really like to enter the LED competition you have going at the moment. They have just started thinking about something and then I saw the fine print that the comp was not open to us. Could this change anytime soon?

Topic by keu274    |  last reply


Welcome everyone to my contest all you need to do is send me a link to your instructable/s that you would like to enter in the contest and at the 1st of february i shall choose the winner  and there will be: Grand prize 1st prize 2nd prize and runners up. The rules: all of the instructables that you enter must be yours no one elses instructables just yours. 2 you MUST not beg in your instructable if you do i shall reject it ALL instructables must be entered before the 1st of february  okay enter these instructables!

Topic by highvoltageguy    |  last reply


When I get ten subscribers, I will hold a contest/raffle! Here's how to enter: 1.subscribe to me. 2.say what you would like me to build in minecraft PE. 3.the winner will get me to subscribe to them and will get their request built!

Topic by butterpro  

Contest? Answered

So where is the total of votes for our projects? Sorry this is my first contest here so I do not know these things. I see page views and favorite but how do we know how many votes we have? Someone said that winning is not by votes alone, so does this mean we could have a low number of votes and still win a contest? I am confused, lol

Question by deleted_account    |  last reply


Hello, one of my friends is working on designing and manufacturing products related to schools, education etc. These  products are all made of PP sheets. He is also producing those sheets. Project bags, sheets, files, school bags, bookcovers form some of their product line. A PP (Poly propilene) sheet is an environment friendly new technology which can substitute older plastics in the manufacture of lots of products. PP can be molded into products, can be produced as wide sheets. And the material is very colourful, produced in any color you like. My friend and his company is very willing to sponsor a new contest about products made of PP sheets. And can supply the winners' presents etc. can someone from contact me about this? thanks.

Topic by hobbyman    |  last reply


I am giving away a gift card for whoever can make the best Rube Goldburg Machine! How to enter Must be a video of it in action Must be submitted to this by 4/5/11 (will extend if needed) Must have more than 10 elements or steps or whatever Must use fire, balloons, or an exercise ball The rest is up to you! Have fun

Topic by patriots8888    |  last reply


I live in Pakistan and I want to participate in the LED contest. I dont have any one in USA who can proxy me. This contest should be open for all those who have interest and are handy men. I have a very good project on LEDs If I am allowed I can upload my LED project I hope my request will be considered Thank you

Topic by ramizsattar    |  last reply

Contests Answered

Consider that i have won a prize in one of the contest. Can i join again in a contest and win prizes.

Question by Achu7    |  last reply


 can someone repost the link for the upcoming contests please . Thanks you

Topic by coolbeansbaby68    |  last reply


 Can someone tell me what  contests are coming up in  late may or june  ???

Topic by coolbeansbaby68    |  last reply


Just an idea. A possibility for people to requests updates on contests. Such as being notified when a new contest opens. To make it easier to enter them. Just wondering if this would be possible.

Topic by mattdenney    |  last reply


How do you enter an instructable you have already made into a new contest?

Question by Perfect DIY    |  last reply


I just submit my newspaper tray instructable today and the system says could not enter the contest. Why? I want to participate in the Epilog contest. Please answer

Topic by cremolada    |  last reply


Would it be possible to have a board where contest applicants can post their entries. It gets VERY confusing when they are mixed with the general instructables. This doesn't seem too hard to do.

Topic by rickharris    |  last reply


Is there a way to see how many votes someone has for an instructable?

Topic by kooljo    |  last reply

contest? Answered

I entered my instructable for fall for yarn contest.... but my instrcutable is not shown in the entries page. what should i do?

Question by katheejama wahab    |  last reply


 I was wondering if there will be another  metal challenge ? I missed the last one ...

Topic by coolbeansbaby68  


I have entered into 3 of the contest,I am sure that they are over but never did see if I got any votes.Is there a way I can see the votes and where I was finished in this contest.Thanks, it's been fun doing them so no sour grapes here just curious that is all.

Topic by LarryF29    |  last reply

idea for contest

How about a "make some sound" contest

Topic by Microbe    |  last reply

Your Contest?

I don't have a laser at this time. So how would I enter your contest?

Question by DavidS4819    |  last reply

Contest list

I dont see the contest list anymore on instructables. Neither it is on facebook. Can any one enlighten me why is it removed?

Topic by sabu.dawdy    |  last reply

contest judging?

When it comes to the contests how does the judging work? do the people like me vote on the entries? or is it admin people from the instructables website?

Question by fireball9919    |  last reply

There should be a contest.

There should be a contest for the worst instructable ever.

Topic by jon123321    |  last reply

Contests for India

Pls make Indians also eligable for contests THanks

Topic by jangoachayan    |  last reply

Particapants in this contest

Is it just me or do you all also think there's only going to be 7 contestants in this contest.

Topic by RelientOwl    |  last reply

contest update

Im just wondering what happened to change the end date of the contest. i was trying to look to see where there was a post or something and couldnt find anything. does this mean it will be judged on the 10th instead judgeing announced today? im just confused how it the contest is changing its making it hard for me to keep up. thanks in advance - Nate

Topic by DjProToJeeX    |  last reply

Contest criterias

I tried to post this earlier but either something went went wrong or I was too blonde to find it, so if i is adouble plese ignoreand delete! My intention was to enter the Make it Glow contest with a better and more complete version of my forever Light. But after checking some entries I decided against it. There are a lot of totally unrelated entries in the contest and I fail to see the point in entering if obviously noone cares about what goes into a contest. For example a hovercraft, cordless screwdriver, fingerprint scanners, remote controlled robots, space doors or cmputer controlled flower pots..... I though the reason for a contest would be to have stuff in there that fits th contest.... I know some standards are not that high but isn't it a bit too low to allow totally unrelated entries into a contest??? Me, I simply don't see how a contest can be fair if the entry rules are already being completely ignored and obviously noone here cares to remove those entries... For that simple reason I won't support a contest with my entry.

Topic by Downunder35m    |  last reply

Bamboo contest

How about a bamboo contest?  I would love to see what we come up with!

Topic by Forn Man  

Book Contest

Just curious about the rules of the book contest (and other contests) I noticed that Kipkay has some of his instructables entered in the book contest. Just wondering since Kipkay works for Make if this was entirely fair; I mean most contests don't allow people even remotely affiliated with the entity running the contest to participate. Not saying that I necessarily have a problem with it; just pointing it out.

Topic by mada  

International contests?

Can anyone tell me if there will be international contests...ever? I see all these new cool contests but unfortunately they are all US+Canada (-Quebec). Is this site slowly turning into an exclusive club?

Topic by ZoDo    |  last reply

Woodworking contest

Woohoo a woodworking contest! Open to international entries too! :D The deadline seems to be missing, does anyone know when it is ?

Topic by scraptopower    |  last reply

Glovebox Contest

I was looking at entries for the Glovebox Contest and saw a couple that didn't seem to have anything to do with cars or travel of any kind. Did the moderating system change? I also saw an ible for a bike in that contest. Is the contest open to motorcycle/scooter/bicycle entries as well?

Topic by Brooklyntonia    |  last reply

upcoming contest

Maybe somebody else pointed this out before, but when I click on the "upcoming contest" link, it send me just to the current one…is it normal?

Topic by marcellahella    |  last reply

entering the contest

Hi, I would like to enter the contest with my instructable but I can not. I entered only 1 contest with this instructables and I have read that according to rules I can enter 3 contests with 1 instructable. I would also like to ask why I can not enter contests with some older instructables that are also used only once. Regards

Topic by luani    |  last reply

DIY Contest

I just wanted to let everyone know about a contest where you can win a $10,000 gift card from Sears or a Samsung 46-inch HDTV just by sharing a DIY/Holiday story. It is very easy to enter! Here are the details... Project Holiday Contest Everyone has a holiday disaster tale, DIY story, or some handy tips for getting your home ready for the holidays. Visit to upload your photos or video and let your captions tell the tale. Enter the Project Holiday contest by January 15, 2009 for your shot at winning one of 10 prize packages.

Topic by DinaC  

Xmas Contest

Hey Everyone, Any idea, if instructables has any Xmas contests? That involve Xmas stuff. As in, maybe, ornaments, yard sculptures, tree decorating, etc... Anyone?

Topic by Greasetattoo    |  last reply

Contest Voting???

I'm really sorry if this is an ignorant question, however, I'm a bit confused with several of the contests as of now. Many of them are giving me the option to vote on entries.  I thought the voting phase was supposed to start after the contest deadline.  Is that not so?

Topic by TheLegoDJ    |  last reply

Contest entry

Hello everyone, I just want to know what is happening with my contest entry, I applied to a "build my lab" contest about three or four days ago and I still waiting for approval. Thank you in advance for all answers

Topic by kondzio29    |  last reply