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Use Patches as Prizes for Member-Run Contests Answered

Hi everyone in the K'Nex forum! You guys have been the leaders in running your own contests on Instructables, and I think that's awesome. Our new patch system was designed with you in mind. You can use it as a way to give out "official" recognition to the people who win your design challenges and competitions. Let us know how it's working, and have fun!

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ajleece

10 years ago

If I weren't in New Zealand I would 'Go Pro' Sigh...

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Kryptoniteajleece

Reply 10 years ago

Oh no! Well I hope they have some way to make you pro.

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Kryptoniteajleece

Reply 10 years ago

I'm over in Australia, not too far (in internet terms) from where you are.

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Kryptoniteajleece

Reply 10 years ago

True, but considering how often I use it I don't know much about it. :S

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Kryptoniteajleece

Reply 10 years ago

It's a face (tilt your head anti clockwise 90 degrees.)

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ajleeceKryptonite

Reply 10 years ago

I know it is a face. What the hell does it mean.

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KryptoniteKiteman

Reply 10 years ago

Modern Western examples? Don't us from the East get a mention?

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KryptoniteKiteman

Reply 10 years ago

Eeh hee hee! I like the Eastern Style more than others!

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lemonieajleece

Reply 10 years ago

Last week some one was telling me that in terms of "backwardness" NZ is somewhere between Australia and Tasmania - No PayPal? I might start believing them...

L

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lemonieajleece

Reply 10 years ago

That's what I thought, but they reckoned the three were various numbers of years behind the rest of the world, Tasmania about 30....

L

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ajleecelemonie

Reply 10 years ago

?????????? Can you please explain your last two comments?

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lemonieajleece

Reply 10 years ago

Someone was saying they liked NZ because it was "years behind (UK)", like Australia, but more, and Tasmainia was even further behind, so even better. I didn't really know what they were talking about, but maybe they were thinking of PayPal...? (no I don't think so) L

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ajleecelemonie

Reply 10 years ago

Ok. Now I get you. It might be in internet speed. Or mobile phone calling plans.

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lemonieajleece

Reply 10 years ago

Or perhaps it was the evils of modern life (absent or otherwise)? L

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Rotten194ajleece

Reply 10 years ago

You can mail in a check, but it would probably cost more than pro itself....

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Lowney

10 years ago

What do patches actually do (sorry if I'm asking the obvious)?

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DJ RadioLowney

Reply 10 years ago

they show up on the user's profile. They do nothing but make the recipient happy you gave one to them.

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KentsOkaylemonie

Reply 10 years ago

He's not.. gone is he? My fellow hell raiser?

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lemonieKentsOkay

Reply 10 years ago

No he's back. But he decided to keep it! L

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Kiteman

10 years ago

As an example, see here.

Enter, if you like.

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DJ Radio

10 years ago

Too bad there arent any pro knexers...

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crestindewilhelm

Reply 10 years ago

The demographic for the K'nex community is mostly under 18, and for the most part they tend to like things free. How do I access these patches? I don't see that particular screenshot shown anywhere. The patches need to be more exciting too. Also, you could try selling patches like on Facebook. Their gifts make over $10 million a year amazingly enough.

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DJ Radiocrestind

Reply 10 years ago

to submit a patch, you go to the profile of the recipient. its right under the private message button.

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ewilhelmDJ Radio

Reply 10 years ago

When you wrote that, there was at least one pro member whose interests included knex.

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BartboyDJ Radio

Reply 10 years ago

I will be, when I get access to my dads paypal account...

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Kiteman

10 years ago

Here, you can even have a patch to award - feel free to use and modify.

Patch KNEX.png
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Chicken2209xACIDITYx

Reply 10 years ago

i like the look of the connector and due to the size of the patches, i doubt it will look anything like that as a patch

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xACIDITYxChicken2209

Reply 10 years ago

I dunno, I looked at it as it's 75x75 size (here), and It's still readable. Instructabels really fooges up the quality on it, but it's readable.

I really wonder why Instructables tones down the quality that bad.

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xACIDITYxChicken2209

Reply 10 years ago

Yeah. Well, I made the PSD available, and the only issue I see is the "patch" is a bit small at that size.

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Chicken2209xACIDITYx

Reply 10 years ago

I particularly like the way the knex pieces looks I would almost be tempted to just put that on a white background