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Re: Write It Do It B/C

Post by Polarrr » February 13th, 2018, 7:54 pm

russianolive wrote:Hey guys. For those of you who have done this before, do the event coordinators ever give the "doer" more supplies than the actual structure shown to the "writer" contains?
As people have said, yes this does happen. I would suggest describing the part in as much detail as possible. Some people choose to make a parts list to show which materials are going to be used, but this does take a lot of time.

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Re: Write It Do It B/C

Post by Skink » March 17th, 2018, 6:48 am

I'm looking for a specific building toy; maybe someone out there knows what it is? It was used at my State tournament some years ago, so I'm predicting that it may get 'recycled' soon. They were colored blocks with a large stud on one side and holes in (all of?) the other faces, used to construct structures branching in three dimensions. I found something that looks like them on a foreign vendor but can't find them on Amazon or eBay.

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Re: Write It Do It B/C

Post by Unome » March 17th, 2018, 8:37 am

Skink wrote:I'm looking for a specific building toy; maybe someone out there knows what it is? It was used at my State tournament some years ago, so I'm predicting that it may get 'recycled' soon. They were colored blocks with a large stud on one side and holes in (all of?) the other faces, used to construct structures branching in three dimensions. I found something that looks like them on a foreign vendor but can't find them on Amazon or eBay.
If I'm thinking of the same thing, I think there's a picture of it in the Image Gallery. Not sure what the name is though.
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Re: Write It Do It B/C

Post by Royalreter » March 17th, 2018, 9:20 am

Skink wrote:I'm looking for a specific building toy; maybe someone out there knows what it is? It was used at my State tournament some years ago, so I'm predicting that it may get 'recycled' soon. They were colored blocks with a large stud on one side and holes in (all of?) the other faces, used to construct structures branching in three dimensions. I found something that looks like them on a foreign vendor but can't find them on Amazon or eBay.
I believe you're talking about snap cubes? There are obviously variants of these but this seems to be the simplest model.
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Re: Write It Do It B/C

Post by Skink » March 17th, 2018, 11:11 am

Yes, that's exactly it! Thank you. Eleven bucks with Prime shipping isn't bad at all...might get a few sets.

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Re: Write It Do It B/C

Post by scioly2345 » March 30th, 2018, 3:14 pm

Im surprised this topic isnt very active, widi is my fav. Writers, any tips for other writers? With me i know its practice practice practice but i do way better on small 2d sheets of paper with intracite designs rather then big connecting 3d pieces.
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Re: Write It Do It B/C

Post by CookiePie1 » March 31st, 2018, 8:05 am

scioly2345 wrote:Im surprised this topic isnt very active, widi is my fav. Writers, any tips for other writers? With me i know its practice practice practice but i do way better on small 2d sheets of paper with intracite designs rather then big connecting 3d pieces.
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Re: Write It Do It B/C

Post by Adi1008 » April 1st, 2018, 11:35 am

CookiePie1 wrote:
scioly2345 wrote:Im surprised this topic isnt very active, widi is my fav. Writers, any tips for other writers? With me i know its practice practice practice but i do way better on small 2d sheets of paper with intracite designs rather then big connecting 3d pieces.
3d builds are the only thing you will see, so be prepared! Practice!
While I think practicing with three dimensions is undoubtedly necessary, it's worth noting that two dimensional structures are relatively common as well. They usually involve drawing with pens/markers, layers of paper/cardboard, stickers, etc and can be quite tough
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Re: Write It Do It B/C

Post by TheChiScientist » April 1st, 2018, 1:32 pm

Ah yes these can be quite a pain so be ready for anything :|
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Re: Write It Do It B/C

Post by scioly2345 » April 2nd, 2018, 3:47 pm

TheChiScientist wrote:Ah yes these can be quite a pain so be ready for anything :|
One time i had an impossible one when i first started widi and i accidentally wrote "octave angle" instead of "obtuse angle". Lemme say, that widi did not go well
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