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LEGO Star Wars Forum | From Bricks To Bothans • View topic - FBTB MOC Madness 2010 Building Tournament
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Re: FBTB MOC Madness 2010 Building Tournament

PostPosted: Thu Jul 08, 2010 6:34 am
by Blackknight112
Sorry that this a bit off topic, but I have made an entry, but with the image from flickr it wont work if if I want to replay, can somebody help me plz!

Re: FBTB MOC Madness 2010 Building Tournament

PostPosted: Thu Jul 08, 2010 9:35 am
by onions
you're probably trying to use the the actual flickr page instead of the url of the photo.

Re: FBTB MOC Madness 2010 Building Tournament

PostPosted: Thu Jul 08, 2010 9:56 am
by banthafodder
@Blacknight112 This helped me out:
From your flickr photo page for the image you want to embed:
• Click the button above your picture that says "All Sizes"
• On that page, click the link that says "Medium" (if it's unclickable, you've got the right size already, skip this step)
• Scroll to the bottom of that page, there will be a selectable field below "2. Grab the photo's URL:"
• The URL will look like http://farm#.static.flickr.com/####/##########_##########.jpg - but with real numbers

Re: FBTB MOC Madness 2010 Building Tournament

PostPosted: Thu Jul 08, 2010 10:23 am
by Solo
^Or if you are using the new flickr layout:
From your flickr photo page for the image you want to embed:
• Click the "Actions" button above your picture and then "View All Sizes" on the dropdown list
• On that page, click the link that says "Medium 500" (if it's unclickable, you've got the right size already, skip this step)
• If you use Firefox - Right click on the photo and select "copy image location"
• If you use Explorer - Right click on the photo and select "properties" - then highlight and copy the Address(URL) from that popup window
• The URL will look like http://farm#.static.flickr.com/####/##########_##########.jpg - but with real numbers

Re: FBTB MOC Madness 2010 Building Tournament

PostPosted: Thu Jul 08, 2010 11:25 am
by Blackknight112
Ok guys thanks for the help, if it will work you will see my entry soon:)

Re: FBTB MOC Madness 2010 Building Tournament

PostPosted: Thu Jul 08, 2010 12:12 pm
by Blackknight112
well, here is my entry for the MOC Madness 2010

Image

This is Krashhk, he is a bountyhunter who lived in the old republic, the sith hired him, to hunt down enemy's (especially jedi)
His fav. weapon is a spear, and he is very atletic with it.
NOTE: I diddn't paint or anything what isn't allowed, Krashhk was hard to make, I used some rubber bands(official lego)

Image

This is The White Claw, it is Krashhk's ship, it has 2 guns, and some rockets(which you cant see in this foto), Krashhk has made this ship.

Image

this is the place where the bounty (jar jar) can stay, the ''white ball'' can open and close, it isn't comfortable, but the bounty doesn't need that

my flickr acoount, with more photo's:


Well everybody good luck!

Re: FBTB MOC Madness 2010 Building Tournament

PostPosted: Fri Jul 09, 2010 7:26 am
by TwistedFate

Re: FBTB MOC Madness 2010 Building Tournament

PostPosted: Fri Jul 09, 2010 7:40 am
by ThatGuyWithTheBricks
You're taking the rules way too creatively. Of course they mean that the maximum dimensions are 48x48x48. It shouldn't be any bigger. It's a pretty generous area, so I wouldn't argue with it.

Re: FBTB MOC Madness 2010 Building Tournament

PostPosted: Fri Jul 09, 2010 7:46 am
by TwistedFate
I am taking the rules EXACTLY as they are written. There is no creativity involved. I agree that it's a generous area, but that's not the point. The point is, if they wanted 48 stud long ships, that should be what is spelled out in the rules. People cannot obey the rules if they are written or interpreted incorrectly. I would hate to see someone DQed because the rules are not what is written. Fitting in a 48x48 stud area IS NOT the same as 48 studs long.

Technically, if you posed the ship diagonally across all 3 dimensions you could have a ship up to 83 studs long that would still fit within that box and still be legal. That is pushing the envelope of good ship design, but it fits the rules.

I'm not saying you can build a ship bigger than 48 studs long, pose it aligned with the stud grid and call it legal because it would fit diagonally. I'm saying you can build it so it fits diagonally, and enter it sitting diagonally. As I read the rules, the entry must fit in a 48x48x48 box as entered, regardless of actual ship dimensions.

Re: FBTB MOC Madness 2010 Building Tournament

PostPosted: Fri Jul 09, 2010 8:05 am
by THX 1138
I strongly agree with TwistedFate here. The rules don't actually say that the maximum length/width/height are 48x48x48, so if it's small enough to fit on a 48x48 baseplate, it seems like it should count.

Re: FBTB MOC Madness 2010 Building Tournament

PostPosted: Fri Jul 09, 2010 8:19 am
by ThatGuyWithTheBricks
I meant that the maximum dimensions of your ship should be 48 studs long, 48 studs wide, and 48 studs high. I know it doesn't exactly say that, but i think that's what they meant and the baseplate was just an example if you don't want to count the studs.

Plus, Solo already cleared that up, so i don't understand why you are continuing to argue :facepalm: .

Re: FBTB MOC Madness 2010 Building Tournament

PostPosted: Fri Jul 09, 2010 9:10 am
by TwistedFate

Re: FBTB MOC Madness 2010 Building Tournament

PostPosted: Fri Jul 09, 2010 9:32 am
by Solo
Thank you for showing that there was some lingering confusion. I updated the rules to clarify further. Please let us know if there are any other discrepancies that need to be addressed.

Re: FBTB MOC Madness 2010 Building Tournament

PostPosted: Fri Jul 09, 2010 10:00 am
by ThatGuyWithTheBricks
There, you happy now? Jeez man, refer to the Kiss principle: "Keep it simple, stupid." :roll:

Re: FBTB MOC Madness 2010 Building Tournament

PostPosted: Fri Jul 09, 2010 10:15 am
by Solo

Re: FBTB MOC Madness 2010 Building Tournament

PostPosted: Fri Jul 09, 2010 10:27 am
by atxdad
I think the rule is meant to say:
"Your MOC must NOT exceed 48 studs in length..."

You will have some very large entries otherwise!

Re: FBTB MOC Madness 2010 Building Tournament

PostPosted: Fri Jul 09, 2010 10:38 am
by Solo
:facepalm: Thanks. Edited again.

Re: FBTB MOC Madness 2010 Building Tournament

PostPosted: Fri Jul 09, 2010 11:05 am
by TwistedFate
Thank you Solo, that is perfect.

I was only being so hard on that rule because it meant the difference between entering my original plan and revising it significantly. As designed it fit in a 48x48 stud area without hanging over, but one axis was longer than 48 studs so it had to sit diagonally, which I thought would be acceptable.

@ThatGuyWithTheBricks, it wasn't about simplicity. The rule was already very simple. It was about accuracy. The rule did not accurately state what they wanted. KIAS. Keep It Accurate, Stupid. Doesn't have the same ring to it, though.

Re: FBTB MOC Madness 2010 Building Tournament

PostPosted: Fri Jul 09, 2010 1:13 pm
by FlameX
Ok, I have a few questions. First off yes, I did just join today but Ive been reading the updates ever since the white boba fett was anouced and I was confused about the post were it said the "guy that didnt join before June 30th." So does that mean I can still enter? Also I've already towed around with my bounty hunter and I have this helmet that I got in a lego set but its actually from BrickForge. Can I still use it?

Re: FBTB MOC Madness 2010 Building Tournament

PostPosted: Fri Jul 09, 2010 1:32 pm
by Solo
First, you can enter. Second, Brickforge parts do not come in any official sets, so I don't know what helmet you have.