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Newb Question About Contest Requirements Answered

I would like to enter a contest. However what I want to include is simply "purchase" recommendations that makes a complete set. I should maybe clarify: I'm looking at the Amps & Speakers Contest. I have an awesome setup I would love to suggest, but nothing is actually "DIY" made. It would be simply what to buy, why, and how to setup them up. Is this acceptable? Or does something about the setup (the amp, the speakers, etc.) have to be made yourself?

And if not, can I just make an instructable like this for the benefit of other who don't want to make something from scratch just to impart knowledge and save others a lot of time?

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Brooklyntonia

1 year ago

Instructables are step-by-step instructions for how to do something, so how to set up a speaker system is totally acceptable. If you do a good job explaining and documenting the process, there's no reason why you couldn't win. The key to winning contests is engaging the community, so give it a shot! As you said, even if you don't win, you're contributing what you know to the community, and that's never a bad thing. Good luck!

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OrigamiAirEnforcer

1 year ago

Based on what I've always been told about contests, the only thing that matters is your photographs and text.

Those are the sole determinants of whether or not your project is original and thereby eligible (assuming the subject fits the contest).

Ugh. I have a cell phone. That's it! lol.... so probably not "winning" material by those standards. But... perhaps the means to make things look pretty neat. It's an awesome setup and would so love to save others time and money if it's acceptable.

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Not_TashaTheHomeschoolHouse

Reply 1 year ago

All of my photos are taken with my iPhone. You'd be surprised the quality that can be accomplished.

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Yonatan24TheHomeschoolHouse

Reply 1 year ago

If you're going to make it very detailed, you still might win.

It just depends how much time you're willing to spend making the Instructable.

Example: Instructable of how to buy, install, and use them, etc...