Your Instructable Failed to Publish.

Not sure what the deal is, but I've tried this multiple times over the last few hours with no luck. 

Posted by craftedworkshop 1 year ago


ebook download error message

Hi,  I have been trying to download the halloween make up ebook and get this error.:- AccessDeniedAccess Denied1255728ACB601357b+0wHE3R/m7dTbNsDJnpixLcx565TdG0AKfrPRpkozKJ6qrz0NZkPJApzuTQCVkA I tried other ebooks of interest and they all download perfectly Anyone else having problems or better yet have a solution?  Thank

Posted by Y-Geo 5 years ago


Unable to publish 'ible in browser

During my last 'ible I ran into an issue of not being able to publish it when using a browser and ended up publishing through the mobile app which worked fine. Here's a picture (clickable for full size): Required info: OS: Win7 Ultimate SP1 32bit Browser: Chrome Version 38.0.2125.111 m Place: The last page before 'ible gets published Reproduction: happened every time I tried publishing in browser no matter the way I tried to do it. Didn't happen on app. Didn't try other browsers. I don't exactly know the cause of it, but do have some ideas as I did some things I don't usually do. 1 - changed the category of 'ible I pre-selected in the beginning of creation. Probably not the reason since it saved and later published properly in this category. 2 - tried to set licence to PD which is not my default before publishing. Then tried setting PD as default and publishing with it. Then tried publishing with my usual default CC BY NC SA. Nothing helped, but I think there might be something here, since I'm not able to change the type of licence even after I've published it.

Posted by Raitis 4 years ago


Failed KNEX turret pistol

Hello everybody I have not posted a KNEX gun for a while and have not made anything that worked that good but this is something I made a month ago that failed but I kind of liked how it looked and some other aspects of it.  I know this isn't innovative or anything but it looked kind of cool and I have not seen something just like this before. Now what made this a failure was first the turret was held on by a rubber band.  This could have been fixed if I just put a longer rod in but then that would look weird. Also this has a slide trigger that I came up with but I did not take the time to fix it so that it worked right and it was mounted wrong so it rubbed on my hand when I held the gun.

Posted by sonic broom 3 years ago


Failed Experimentation : Trash bags solar balloon

.Solar balloon made with 20 litres trash bags don't take flight.It's too small and too heavy ...Don't even try : it does not work =o)(go here instead)

Posted by chooseausername 10 years ago


My Instructable won't post!!!

Ok I made my first instructable the other night albeit not that great an instructable, but i had to start somewhere. Anyway i finished it and clicked the publish now or whatever button and that was fine. Now i decided to check if anyone had seen it so i used the search section and what do you know? it didnt show up. Anyone know how i messed up? O btw my instructable was named "Burn Yourself Safely" spread the word. = ]

Posted by joelkemu 10 years ago


The Official Failed and Unfinished Projects Thread

This is a thread for everyone to post pictures of their failed and/or unfinished projects. That way when people need ideas for something to build they can come to this thread and find someone's project and build it and improve on it and maybe make it work. There is one rule in this thread: IF YOU USE SOMEONE ELSE'S IDEA/MECH/PROJECT, YOU MUST GIVE THEM CREDIT. I will start the thread off with some pictures of my uncompleted projects. Here is the link to the album on photobucket because I find it easier to upload them there: http://s247.photobucket.com/albums/gg159/jollex/Uncompleted%20Projects/ Guest password is knexinnovation

Posted by jollex 8 years ago


Win Or Fail?

Here is where you can ask questions like if an accomplishment is a win or fail (This topic is a fail...lol)

Posted by dombeef 9 years ago


I found a FAIL!

Lookie what i found!

Posted by NYPA 8 years ago


Why nobody can live their whole lives without failing.

It is officially impossible for anybody to live their full lives without failing. The reason why is because if you never fail, you fail at failing. Makes sense?I just posted this cuz I was bored, and I'm rollin' in mah six-fo' =P

Posted by DJ Radio 9 years ago


The Fail Poster

Really digging this poster about failing and moving on to failing better. It's from a quote by Samuel Beckett and it's letterpressed onto recycled paper. Still trying to decide if it's worth the $46  to have it shipped to the US and then a little more to have it framed. Hmm. Fail Better Poster

Posted by fungus amungus 8 years ago


servers are busy. Instructable failed to publish

About 6 times I've gotten that message.

Posted by Toga_Dan 1 year ago


Instructables Fail

I just checked my comments and noticed a fail. Look at the first comment time. (https://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FRT/O9W7/GUVTQXQH/FRTO9W7GUVTQXQH.LARGE.jpg) (It's quite hard to see in the attached pic, that is the direct link :) )

Posted by Sorunome 7 years ago


Embracing Failure

Some of the best advice I've received was to "fail faster." You want to get the mistakes out of the way, learn from them, and move on as quickly as possible. Don't live in fear of failure as you'll be stuck before you leave the starting gate.It's been good advice and in the spirit of embracing failure, here's a Fail blog that collects Fail images from all 'round the Internets. Enjoy. The FAIL Blogvia BoingBoing

Posted by fungus amungus 10 years ago


The EPIC adventures

Ok the Epic Adventures contest............... was a fail. I don't know why but it was.... I'm not too happy about it.

Posted by Mplinnc 7 years ago


testing and fault in vlsi system?

How many type of fault can be occur in VlSI circuit ? when we make chip It may be work or it may be fail due to some fault chip may be fail due to fabrication process chip may be fail due to circuit connection chip may be fail due to packing how we will detect fault in chip and what is fault model in vlsi system?

Posted by vead 4 years ago


Newsletter link fail

I receive the newsletter through Yahoo Mail and everything is OK. But this e-mail is redirected to Outlook, directly into my computer. In Outlook, only the first (main) link works. The rest doesn´t. This problem have already happened around a year ago.

Posted by osoriocj 2 years ago


Xbox 360 FAIL

How much does it cost for Microsoft to ship a box coffin for an Xbox 360?the Xbox's warranty is out of date... it hasn't been openedthanks

Posted by Sandisk1duo 9 years ago


Help With Digital Clock !

It has been very long I am trying to make a layout for Digital clock, but I FAIL. I made the schematic but For Layout I Fail ! ! I fail in [b]Component Placing[/b] ! ! ! ! Please Can anybody make a layout for me software used : Eagle v5.3.0

Posted by ashirwad 7 years ago


Failed K'NEX MBA Gyrojet

Here are just some views of my failed K'NEX MBA Gyrojet. I could not get it too shoot, and it does not look right. Overall, its, as some would say, meh.

Posted by The Red Book of Westmarch 5 years ago


Craft FAIL

Here's a blog I can totally identify with: CraftFail. For all those times when things don't go according to plan. That happens to be most of the time and hats off to those who are willing to share their embarassing stories with others.As one of the entries says: "We tried. We really did." CraftFail blog via Neatorama

Posted by fungus amungus 9 years ago


log in fails

When I log in, which appears to be successful, and I go back to write a comment, I go back to the log in screen. This goes on in a loop. It has happened before but usually works.

Posted by ClareBS 4 years ago


What are the best examples of fails, stupidity, and general ignorance that you have witnessed?

I was browsing ibles yesterday, and I came across this stunning piece of stupidity: Person 1: "d - b" (some interesting ASCII art) Person 2: "How do u get the backwards b" Me: "It's called D" It got me thinking afterwards that I should make this forum. So, what are the best examples of fails, stupidity, and general ignorance that you have witnessed?

Posted by The Jamalam 8 years ago


Failing to ground a light fixture. Help

I asked my husband to turn a brass boat prop into a hanging light fixture. It doesn't seem to be Grounding because the light is very dim. Any ideas?

Posted by Cravinsalt 1 year ago


What not to use to make paper guns

I tried to use: duct tape, Hot glue, card board. And they all completely failed.\ list any more failed materials I din't list

Posted by davison112 8 years ago


failed contest sorry.....

Sorry guys for the failed contest i was expecting more posts... I am embarrassed to not be able to give away the gift card.....

Posted by I3uckwheat 7 years ago


3D Printing Fails.

I'm not exactly sure why, but the BBC collected a bunch of 3D printing failures. I couldn't resist sharing the screenshots and captions, especially in light of Fungus' recent topic. Enjoy.

Posted by Kiteman 5 years ago


Failed MTAR

Hey guys. Well, after seeing BM's latest Bullpup (L85A2), I thought I'd try my hand (again) a a new Bullpup. I intended to build an MTAR from Black Ops 2, but as you can see by my title, I failed / was unhappy with what I had. If you'd like to, go ahead and finish it. -The Red Book of Westmarch

Posted by The Red Book of Westmarch 4 years ago


Write an "Instructable" not an "Intractable"

Who can figure out how to prevent auto-correct from changing the word "instructable" to "intractable"? I know there are funnier auto-correct fails, but this one is seriously annoying. 

Posted by belsey 2 years ago


Failed ACR V.1

Here is just some pics of an ACR that I had made sometime back. Enjoy! -The Red Book of  Westmarch

Posted by The Red Book of Westmarch 5 years ago


Need suggestions on what to build

All my projects have failed, except for the folding stock. if you want to see that, tell me. What should I build? Guns only, please suggest something. Ill collab with you if you want. 

Posted by rec0n 7 years ago


pro membership login fails in firefox 4 beta

I tried about 6 times to login using firefox 4 beta. None worked... switched to IE 8 and logged in first time...  not likely an Instructables issue but you may want to know...

Posted by zippidee 7 years ago


Questionable website

I'm getting the feeling the people running this website don't really care about fixing it's problems, twice now I've tried to post a new topic and it fails to even show up, if these problems are not fixed and my 3rd attempt fails I will be contacting admins to remove my content.

Posted by pursang 3 years ago


push button contacts fail

Hi, i disassembled my full-automated coffeemachine as the push buttons for programs failed. The buttons are a line of rubber and the contacts on the platine are toothed while each rubber contact got tiny plates that bridge the contacts on the platine. I guess that the contact plates lack of conductivity - any suggestions what i can do to improve the conductivity? I thought bout buying contact foil and glue it over the rubber contacts, but i don't know, if this is the best solution.

Posted by Luziviech 3 years ago


Failed Three-Layered Gun

People don't often post 3-layered guns, so I thought I would try one, and (as you can see by the title) it did not turn out so well. It got maybe 40 ft. of range, but that was an accented, as the gun never shot again. It was a good attempt, and is not too ugly, but, it is still a failed project. I just thought I would share it with you guys. Keep an eye out for more projects from me! -E Pluribus Unum

Posted by E Pluribus Unum 5 years ago


login on

Dear Sir, I would like to ask a question of one of your contributors but the login keeps failing

Posted by frankboase 8 years ago


Flash picture uploader fails

When I try to upload pictures using the new style flash based uploader I get the message "http error" for each file and they won't upload. This uploader has never worked for me. Old uploader works fine. Using Firefox on Linux - no luck with other browsers either.

Posted by throbscottle 7 years ago


Why must everything I attempt fail?

All I want to do is simply make a MMPR Green Ranger Helmet. No where on instructables is there a tut, nowhere on youtube is a tut, nowhere on google is a tut. It's always Halo.The balloon trick didn't work for me. I blew the balloon as big as it would go and it didn't even cover my head at the end. So I wasted a balloon, 2 hours, and alot of newspaper to fail. Can someone please do me a tut so I can do this? I will be grateful as hell.

Posted by Mccall101 9 years ago


Instructable wont publish

My instructable won't publish, it says generating image and then fails. Please help.

Posted by JP'sW 1 year ago


Windows fails to start!!!

I went to turn on my pc today, and it booted up like normal, execpt, before the windows loading screen came up, i got a blue-screen, but an un-usual one, saying that sypt.sys (or something similar) has encounted an error, and then says "Try disabling BIOS memory options, such as shadowing or chaceing, this error message apears every time during the boot of XP, nomatter what, safe-mode, last known good config, start up normally, can i just repair windows, or is this a full install, or (i dread) HDD failure? Usx9

Posted by ultimatesx9 10 years ago


Failed KNEX rail gun and other stuff

This is a failed rail gun I made. It looks pretty cool and has a nice trigger but the transfer mech in the gun does not work. I will not be working on this any more so if somebody want's to use this idea then give it a shot! I broke 4 red connectors when testing this gun out so i'm pretty pissed at this thing. Also I feel that I won't be posting any more KNEX guns since it has lost my interest. I do plan on posting more KNEX stuff but just not any more guns.

Posted by sonic broom 3 years ago


Show Me Your Epic Fail Projects!

Any good maker will tell you to accept and embrace the process of iteration. And a natural product of that iterative process is failure. You learn a lot by trying something, being less-than-successful, and then attempting it again. It's the act of picking yourself up and trying again that helps dissolve the fear associated with failure. I'm interested to see your most epic failures! Share photos, videos, and stories of your fails from project builds: Slumping, cracking, burned, melted, misshapen… it's all part of the learning process. Can't wait to see how you messed up. :)

Posted by xxlauraxx 3 years ago


How not to make an instructable

This is the place you can share all those instructable fail moments and help new guys like me avoid them. Its also the place were all your waisted time and effort can at least be worth a laugh for someone else. So if you ever made something stupid, done something wrong or just waisted some time this is were you need to be. Please be respectful and have fun!

Posted by inconceivable1 1 year ago


Failed K'NEX PM 63 RAK

Hey guys, Here is one of my more recent builds, but it didn't turn out like I had planned, so I leave it for you guys to finish up if you want. I don't have much time to elaborate, but if you have any questions, leave a comment below. -The Red Book of Westmarch

Posted by The Red Book of Westmarch 4 years ago


Video inspiration for Monday

A sweet bike video to remind you to keep on trying and failing before it all clicks and something good happens.

Posted by fungus amungus 9 years ago


Logic breaks reality

My friend told me about this earlier today and I thought it was brilliant: Cheese has lots of holes. The more holes you have, the less cheese you have. The more cheese you have, the more holes you have. So logically, the more cheese you have, the less cheese you have. This got me thinking and I'd quite like to see if anybody has anything similar to this logic fail.

Posted by The Jamalam 8 years ago


Video Instructable failing to publish

Hi, I have copied the correct code from YouTube (embed video) to Instructable post, give it a title, a little text underneath and attached a thumbnail image. My problem is it won't publish at all. I click publish button, but it does nothing. I should mention this is the share a video option on the site. (Don't have a link as it's stuck in draft.) Any help or advice appreciated, Go Repairs

Posted by Go Repairs 4 years ago


Darn it, missed the TShirt Hack deadline

Anyways, will this contest will be an annual one, like next year? Lots of tshirts waiting... Feel so drained and exhausted.

Posted by corinna.anni.roc 10 years ago


Cannot Download

It never fails. I send in money and all I get is a thank you very much. Properly registered as BCox5351. PLEASE FIX so I can Download!

Posted by BCox5351 4 years ago


Login Failed after password reset

I have had this problem for years, yet I am only now reporting it because I have been a more frequent visitor to Instructables as of late. Every time I login with the correct password, I get a message saying that it is incorrect. So I take the 5 minutes to reset my password, but when I logout and then try to log back in (using the password that I just created) I get the same error message, saying that my password is incorrect.  It's taken me a while to post something about it because it only takes about 5 minutes to reset my password. Still though, I shouldn't have to go through the trouble every time I want to login.

Posted by acollins42 7 years ago