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#21 dagabu

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Posted 04 February 2010 - 03:25 PM

Well i guess iŽll give it a go myself, not post them on youtube? can we post the competition videos on the net after the judges has spoken?


Better yet, Mumbles? Can you post them here?

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Posted 04 February 2010 - 05:46 PM

Oh yeah that won't be a problem. TheSidewinder will have them all anyway, it should be pretty simple.
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Posted 05 February 2010 - 04:52 AM

You bet!

Once the competition is over, and the judging panel has selected a winner, I'll post the videos here if their author has no objection. And they are of course free to post it wherever THEY like, as well.

By that time, we'll likely be on the new version of IP.Board.

(This version will reach its official "End of Life" on July 1st, after which time we won't be supporting it, so there's some real incentive for me to get us upgraded well before then. ;) )
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Posted 05 February 2010 - 02:22 PM

As the author of this thread, we agree that the videos shall be posted here after the winner has been selected.
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Posted 05 February 2010 - 02:26 PM

As the author of this thread, we agree that the videos shall be posted here after the winner has been selected.
Thanks!


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Posted 05 February 2010 - 10:16 PM

Well, Got the rockets done, simple effects but they should be interesting.

Before i go and shoot,(set for tomorrow night) is there a requirement for pre-flight pictures?
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Posted 06 February 2010 - 10:31 AM

Well, Got the rockets done, simple effects but they should be interesting.

Before i go and shoot,(set for tomorrow night) is there a requirement for pre-flight pictures?


I am going to do a walk around, fusing video, lighting and flight video. Do we need stills?

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Posted 06 February 2010 - 12:27 PM

As far as I'm concerned, no pre-shoot photos are needed.

The first entry I got didn't have any, so it wouldn't be fair to expect the rest of you to include them.
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Posted 06 February 2010 - 01:19 PM

Well, Got the rockets done, simple effects but they should be interesting.

Before i go and shoot,(set for tomorrow night) is there a requirement for pre-flight pictures?



There is no requirement for preflight shots. You are encouraged to film your rocket in any way that you can imagine; that might gain you points with the named judges in the evaluation categories listed. The first post of this thread contains the evaluation categories and background information on the judges.
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Posted 06 March 2010 - 11:12 AM

Hello, folks. There's been an update.

Because of all the crap that happened recently (Site move, Domain change, being offline for a month, and the complete dropoff in site traffic), the entry deadline has been extended to May 20th, and we've set a "minimum entries for prize award". I offered to let the sponsors withdraw the competition completely, since our traffic has gone straight to hell, and that was the only fair thing to do on our part.

However, they nicely agreed to just extend the competition and set a "Five Entry Minimum" condition, which I think is rather generous of them.

Entry Deadline is now May 20th, 2010, 23:59 GMT. There must be a minimum of five entries before the prize will be awarded.

NOW THEN!!! I have only TWO entries! I need a MINIMUM of THREE more! ;)

That's a RATHER nice prize they're going to give to some lucky winner, after all, so let's get cracking!

Make your video, post it somewhere private so that the judges don't happen to stumble across it on the net, and send me a PM with the link to it.

We now have roughly ten weeks until the deadline arrives, and I'll be sending a Bulk Mail to all the members that have been active within the last 6 months or so, to alert them of our move.

So, tell your friends, relatives, neighbors, and fellow builders who don't visit us. Anyone is welcome to enter, they just have to be a Member here. And that's free. Whatta deal, eh?

Stay tuned!
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Posted 08 March 2010 - 03:56 AM

NOW THEN!!! I have only TWO entries! I need a MINIMUM of THREE more! ;)


I've planned to fire the rocket the 20th, so at least 3.

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Posted 23 March 2010 - 09:13 PM

I'm still working on it!!!

The one from tonight

http://www.pyrotube....timed-reports-2

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PS, not an entry, just getting the break down.

Edited by dagabu, 23 March 2010 - 09:25 PM.

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Posted 23 March 2010 - 09:18 PM

Okay, I got one more entry. I STILL NEED A FEW MORE.

Come on folks, let's make this interesting. If you don't enter, you can't win that nifty prize. Some other schmoe will walk away with it. :rolleyes:
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Posted 01 April 2010 - 04:37 PM

Do girandolas count? If so I'm testing drivers for one at the moment, plus I have a few rockets stashed away for spring break. =]
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Posted 02 April 2010 - 10:06 AM

Well... no. This is a Rocket Competition.

If you want to put a girandola driver on a stick and light it off, feel free to enter that. :whistle:
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Posted 02 April 2010 - 05:30 PM

Alright, well are multiple motors acceptable? Meaning two or more rocket motors on one stick with one heading.
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Posted 02 April 2010 - 10:35 PM

I don't see why not. The judges are the final arbiters of course.
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Posted 04 April 2010 - 05:40 PM

I Plan on entering something, im still in the testing stages though.

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Posted 05 April 2010 - 12:07 PM

Good to hear!

Be sure and read page one's rules, and looking forward to your PM.
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Posted 05 April 2010 - 02:45 PM

Multiple motors or stages are perfectly fine for this competition.
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