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CLOSED All hands on deck!!!! The flickr Space Pirate Building Competition Q&A Thread Prizes updated

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Aaron (-_-) says:

Announcing the first ever flickr Space Pirate building competition.

There are 2 categories.
The first one is Ships. I'm not putting any size constraints on this one so go big or go small just go crazy but remember that quality always trumps quantity. The requirements for entry are as follows.

All entries must have a crew of at least one.

Only 2 photos per entry.

A small writeup about the ship and crew is required to accompany the photos in the submission thread.

The prize for the winning entry is set#10192 Space Skulls.

There must be at least 10 entries for there to be a winner declared.

The second category is figs. Your mission is to make a custom space pirate minifig whether you do some cutting gluing and painting or just find the perfect combination of TLG elements creativity is the key. Only one entry per person in the Custom Minifig category. The prize for the winning entry will be a space troll minifig armed with trans green Brickarms Prototype Combat Knife, Bullet Clip and MG42.
EDIT: Ken at [www.customminifig.co.uk ] has generously offered to give a Brickarms Limited Edition Silver Weapons pack to the winner of the custom minifig category as well as Interviewing the top 3 Minifig customizers for his Blog.

Only members of the group may enter and all entries must be placed in the group photopool as well as the submission thread.

Any questions about the competition can be placed here. Now have fun and start building.
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The Tomster is a group moderator The Tomster says:

Cool, I'm so in! Question: Can one person enter both categories?
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Aaron (-_-) says:

Yes you can enter both categories but you may only enter one in the Custom fig category. Build and submit as many ships as you like.
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HenkDeVries says:

mg42?? holy crap I sure got to enter. but are all 3 weapons trans green? and size doesn't matter on the space ship right?
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Aaron (-_-) says:

Yes all the weapons are trans green and yes the ship can be any size.
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SoundWavePanda says:

heh, I'm getting into this! To bad I can build a ship for shiz
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HenkDeVries says:

ah man a trans green mg42... ah well i'm still going to enter.
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curtydc says:

Can an older MOC be submitted for this contest? I would state out in the open right now whether that is allowed or not. Personally I don't think anything previously posted should be allowed, that's usually how contests run. Otherwise you might see too many Older MOCs and not enough new stuff specifically for the contest.
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finicky trade [deleted] says:

I'll definitely try to build a ship for this! That's a sweet prize.
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Aaron (-_-) says:

Only mocs built specifically for this competition can be entered.
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Lt. Pineapple says:

I just got invited and I'm in! You've got some sweet prizes there!
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curtydc says:

when does the contest end?
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Stepcode says:

i think i'm gonna start building something...
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spiffy floor [deleted] says:

Sweetness, must enter. I hope I'll win. XD
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Aaron (-_-) says:

The contest ends March 15th.
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HenkDeVries says:

then already?? ok i'd better start ordering then
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BioniSean says:

what is a mg42??
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WisrthanU says:

This beauty: forums.brickarms.com/yaf_postst5843_MG42.aspx
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spiffy floor [deleted] says:

OHMIGOD
He doesn't know what an MG42 is. D:
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WisrthanU says:

It's not that surprising, it's not like it is a modern weapon. Also, great contest!
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BioniSean says:

thanks wisrthanU!
I haz 2 mg42s all ready!
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WisrthanU says:

So you didn't know the name then?
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kojman47 says:

I'm in!
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Mandingalo is a group moderator Mandingalo says:

I believe the time has come to dig out the good old X-Acto saw and super glue. Well, I'm in need of some pirates sets then . . . Ah, a trans-yellow tricorne would be absolutely perfect right now.
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HenkDeVries says:

crap. it's unfair for those who can't customize minifigs.
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The Ranger of Awesomeness is a group administrator The Ranger of Awesomeness says:

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YOu don't have to customize it, but it's not against the rules. If you make an ultra cool minifig out of stock parts, you can still enter it. :)
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HenkDeVries says:

then i'm definatly going to win. MUAHAHAHAHHAHAHAH!
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timeforacatnap says:

in case you're interested - www.customminifig.co.uk is the blog :D
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BioniSean says:

wisrthanU
yes I didn't know the name...
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WisrthanU says:

Ok, and good luck to all! My purist entry will win for sure... =P.
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Mandingalo is a group moderator Mandingalo says:

So, I'll take pics in a few minutes, but when is the contest deadline?
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BioniSean says:

I hope I win (I need some more trans BA)
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Mandingalo is a group moderator Mandingalo says:

Okay?
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kojman47 says:

Don't we all?
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WisrthanU says:

I don't; I need some. ;)
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Ryan Howerter says:

How long does the contest run? When does it end?
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vìnn is a group moderator vìnn says:

Whoa whoa whoa. I just found this group, and I made a pirate fighter just three days ago. I didn't purposely make it for the contest, but I was wondering if I could still enter it. Would that be alright?
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Hǻrry says:

Same as Vanugget here, and I have a space pirates WIP on the go? Perfect for this contest.
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Aaron (-_-) says:

As long as its a new moc and not something thats been gathering dust for months then its perfectly acceptable.
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level governor [deleted] says:

Just a question, are siblings also allowed to enter?
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empty request [deleted] says:

Are there any second or third prizes?
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Aaron (-_-) says:

Everyone is allowed to enter and fame and glory is the only prize I can offer 2nd and 3rd place.
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`Ricky says:

Are we allowed to withdraw our entries and replace it with a new one?
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Aaron (-_-) says:

Sorry Ricky just stick it out with the original entry. But feel free to add more photos to the group pool.
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timeforacatnap says:

i've got some extra items for the custom minifig prize:

1st position - brickarms silver pack + silver weapons pack from hazel
2nd position - custom parts from hazel (secret)
3rd- custom parts from hazel (secret)
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Aaron (-_-) says:

Wow thanks for the additional prizes Catnap I'm far too poor to offer anything else and was feeling guilty because of all the awesome entries. Its gonna be tough to judge all the entries.
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vìnn is a group moderator vìnn says:

Okay people. I think that this should be brought up. The ship building contest still has not reached the needed amount of contestants. Four more. That's it. Someone start building now!
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The Tomster is a group moderator The Tomster says:

I have two ready, but due to bad weather, I haven't been able to photograph them. They'll be done before the 15th though!
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The Classy Cthulhu says:

I'm in!
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Mandingalo is a group moderator Mandingalo says:

Does there have to be ten entries for the ship competition to be judged. Or ten people?
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Aaron (-_-) says:

Don't worry Andro theres enough entries for a winner to be declared but that doesn't mean you shouldn't build another. ;)
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Mandingalo is a group moderator Mandingalo says:

Haha, all right, maybe I will. I do have enough red pieces . . .
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Annonymous 444 says:

Just a quick qustion as I could not find an answer, I was quickly look through:

How many " space Pirate Ships " are we aloud to enter for the contest?
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Aaron (-_-) says:

Enter as many ships as you like.
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Annonymous 444 says:

Really, ok I better hurry and make a ship!
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WisrthanU says:

Good luck to all, and I'm both glad and sad that Jasbrick entered. =P
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kojman47 says:

^XD

I hope I win, although it's not likely. :D
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The Classy Cthulhu says:

Were doomed.. =C Now that Jasbrick is in first is gone......
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level governor [deleted] says:

I am so gonna lose this competition
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Aaron (-_-) says:

Let the admins be the judge of that. ;)
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