Monday, November 28, 2011

TBs TechChallenge, 2011 - Reverse 9392 - Last Call!




TBs TechREVERSE Challenge 2011, is running!
Take the last few days left and don't forget to send your submission until the 1st of December 2011, 16:00 CET*

This time, the model in contest is a LEGO Technic set from the 1H2012 assortment - 9392 (Quad Bike). 


Who's gonna take the prizes?


*) Use the link provided, to find the correspondent local time at your own Time Zone.

8 comments:

AVCampos said...

Yesterday I tried LDD for the first time (to take advantage of precise element positioning), and I find its interface truly awful! Maybe I'm too used to MLCad. I don't think I'll be on time to properly give a try at the Challenge. :(

Martin said...

To avoid confusion, you should provide Portuguese time zone in the *from" parameter (p1) of the link:
http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html?year=2011&month=12&day=1&hour=16&min=00&sec=0&p1=133

Great site! I visit it nearly daily!

Br,
Martin

Conchas said...

@Martin

No, the idea is precisely the opposite and give a more central reference. The reader doesn't need to know where some of the bloggers are from.
The the time reference given, was set on Central European time (CET) and this should be in the "from". Then you set your location and get the local time wherever you are. Portugal or any other place.

Luc2000 said...

@AVCampos
Why is the interface so truly awful? I sort off like it. It's easy to place parts and turn them. Hinge align tool works great too. I don't I could make this model in MLCad.

@Conchas
How many entries are there? Are there more people that used LDD, besides me?

Martin said...

@ Conchas:
ok, understand now, 16.00 *CET* was the target time.
Anyhow, you should omit the second parameter ("p2=133") since this means convert to "Portugal - Lisbon" time.

Greetings,
Martin

Conchas said...

@Martin,

Now that's a good hint!
Despite I don't see any difference without the second parameter. However that's probably because the browser is assuming my actual location, which is the same. Other's will probably see their own country in "convert to".

Conchas said...

Will change the code, btw.

Conchas said...

@Luc2000

There were 10 valid entries, plus one after the time has expired.
Most of the entries were done in LDraw. I'll publish more detailed figures and data soon.

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