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Everyone Is Quitting Knex Answered

Everybody seems to be selling their knex due to the inactivity.

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Knex Lego Maniac
Knex Lego Maniac

8 years ago

new TR8 turret design for 2012!
check it out on my forum
learn why you want to build it!

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~Meme~
~Meme~

9 years ago

Well, they dont seem to be selling ORIGINAL knex anymore.By original I dont mean micro rods and block elements.

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Shadowman39
Shadowman39

Reply 9 years ago

They recently started selling all classic piece sets. http://knex.com/Classics/ There's also supposed to be a Screamin' Serpent-style roller coaster coming out, called Son of Serpent. But, the price is around $1000. :-( I think there should be an all-classic set that's $100 instead, just like most of the big sets used to be.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 9 years ago

Lol @ the knex gas station. You WISH prices were this low.

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didexo
didexo

Reply 8 years ago

Ha about 2.70$. try 3.50$

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Shadowman39
Shadowman39

Reply 9 years ago

Haha, it's called Knex gas... gas made out of Knex. :-P I wish Knex always made lots of classic piece sets, and not just for the 20th anniversary.

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TheFoofinator
TheFoofinator

Reply 9 years ago

ERM WTF http://www.knex.com/Thrill_Rides/product.php?pc=89774

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Sorunome
Sorunome

Reply 9 years ago

I LOLed at that one :D

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Shadowman39
Shadowman39

Reply 9 years ago

I never knew grandfather clocks were rides!

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I_am_Canadian
I_am_Canadian

Reply 9 years ago

LoL at the gas station indeed :-p

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Randomguy65
Randomguy65

Reply 9 years ago

Fudge that, I have crossties. I'll just buy the cars and tubing separately on eBay when those get put up.

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Sorunome
Sorunome

Reply 9 years ago

*YAY* @classic knex! :D

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~Meme~
~Meme~

Reply 9 years ago

Really? Interesting. A $1000 Knex set. Ill have to have a look...

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Shadowman39
Shadowman39

Reply 9 years ago

There's also a grandfather clock that's that much, which has 9000 pieces.

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~Meme~
~Meme~

Reply 9 years ago

Wow.

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Kinetic
Kinetic

8 years ago

Well, I can't say that everyone is quitting, because people do quit, but then more come in. What I can say is that these new people coming into the community, despite the fact that some are decent builders, seem to think that there is only one way to make a gun due to the fact that the "T" layout (a simple firing ram and vertical mag layout) outnumber any other type of gun that they simply don't get a chance to see anything else. Seriously. Do a graphical search of the most recent guns and you'll find that every one of them are exactly the same. My latest gun will be out within the week and I hope people see it and realize that it is ok to think outside the norm. You are all better than this. Let's see something new!

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didexo
didexo

Reply 8 years ago

That doesn't mean all the people that come in are good.......

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~Meme~
~Meme~

Reply 8 years ago

The 'T' layout is the same problem I encountered. That new gun seems great!

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 8 years ago

I definitely look forward to what you're gonna post.

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Sorunome
Sorunome

8 years ago

SSC is VERY active

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~Meme~
~Meme~

Reply 8 years ago

Who's SSC?

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Sorunome
Sorunome

Reply 8 years ago

SSC is a website
http://www.sscoasters.net

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~Meme~
~Meme~

Reply 8 years ago

Ah.

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Knex.X
Knex.X

8 years ago

1: what's wrong with a six year old pin mech if the gun lloks good nd
Functions well?
2: you're never too old to do things you like unless you have a very dominant girlfriend
3: instead of blabbering that everything was better in 2009 undertake something,
Inspire your friends, organize a grand tournament or invent something yourself

This is meant for all people who complain about the past

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~Meme~
~Meme~

Reply 8 years ago

Yes, I agree with you, but aren't you sick of block triggers?

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Knex.X
Knex.X

Reply 8 years ago

If you mean a trigger you pull sideways: yes
If you mean a true trigger blocking the pin: no

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~Meme~
~Meme~

Reply 8 years ago

I mean a trigger you pull sideways by 'block'.

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~Meme~
~Meme~

8 years ago

Now Sharir has quit.

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Sorunome
Sorunome

9 years ago

I'm still building! My new ball machine is nearly finished! :P

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~Meme~
~Meme~

Reply 9 years ago

Looking forward to that!

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Sorunome
Sorunome

Reply 9 years ago

Just one path is left to build :)

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~Meme~
~Meme~

Reply 9 years ago

Yep :)

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Sorunome
Sorunome

Reply 9 years ago

:D

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jollex
jollex

9 years ago

Yeah just like everyone was quitting last year, and the year before that, and the year before that...

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 9 years ago

You can't deny that the activity on the site for knexers has gone down significantly though.

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~Meme~
~Meme~

Reply 9 years ago

Yes, no doubt gone to knex innovations.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 9 years ago

Activity there has also dropped significantly.

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~Meme~
~Meme~

Reply 9 years ago

Even more so.

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~Meme~
~Meme~

Reply 9 years ago

And the year before that.

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~Meme~
~Meme~

9 years ago

I think Beanie Ostrich has been offline for a while.

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mettaurlover
mettaurlover

9 years ago

Yes, not due to inactivity but due to lack of availability of useful parts for most things. On an unrelated note, if the comment you're thinking about replying to is over a few months old, DON'T REPLY TO IT. Or rather, try thinking before posting them because it's clear that you're not.

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~Meme~
~Meme~

Reply 9 years ago

Thank you for trolling.=)

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~Meme~
~Meme~

Reply 9 years ago

For gods sake, please stop nagging about my commenting. Please put some logic into your comments.If I were not thinking then how would I be typing?

Also, thank you for your contribution.

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

9 years ago

I haven't officially quit knex, I'm just super lazy.

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TheFoofinator
TheFoofinator

Reply 9 years ago

Pretty Much this. I will have 1 week to a virtually unlimited suply in June, so I will get my ideas out then when I have an excuse to.

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~Meme~
~Meme~

Reply 9 years ago

As am I. Im working on a semi auto gun that uses oodalumps WASP mech, but a more reasonable trigger and body. Whats your thoughts?

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DJ Radio
DJ Radio

Reply 9 years ago

Idk, I'll probably make one last thing then leave. My current interests and hobbies aren't something that you can post on ibles without it looking spammy, and I've all but left for Youtube because of this, and the fact that after a year, my /you page still doesn't load (I get an "Instructables is down" message every time I try).

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~Meme~
~Meme~

Reply 9 years ago

Instructables is soon going to be run by people who dont use new ideas, or things that are innovative, but focus on pin mechanisms used six years ago. It is time for a change.

Good luck