So have you heard about the chemical message contest Clive Forgets put up? That what I am reporting on today.
Lots of people liked it. Later on Stalk Jimbo also posted her chemical message. Using paper and fire, she mysteriously spelled out her DIY username. Check it out:
A lot of people liked Stalk Jimbo's message as well. Dragonfly5 also posted a remarkable chemical message poem that expressed what DIY is all about. Though it didnt win, it deserves some attention so this is how it went:
"Sitting in the kitchen, boredom over taking,
Then an idea, and i start making, making, making.
Cutting glueing nailing screwing folding ripping, paint dripping, drawing, tracing, messing up and erasing.
Super gluing and redoing. Now its done, grab a camera, snap a picture, find its too much dark and far too blurry. Switch on the light hold the camera steady, now your photo is DIY ready.
Complete a challenge, earn a skill, watch your portfolio fill and fill. Get things featured on explore as you keep making more and more."
An amazing poem in a chemical message by dragonfly5 that many people liked.
A couple weeks later Clive Forgets posted a comment that said that all members could vote who they wanted to win and the winner would get a prize from Clive Forgets. First vote was Clive Forgets to Stalk Jimbo. Then Apple and Jimbo both voted for themselves to make it 2-1. By the end of the day Stalk and Apple were tied 5-5, while Dragonfly5 had 4 and TomKat had 1. Then Ogel voted for Stalk. Things were getting really intense now. Then another went to Stalk from Rocky Mma. 2 minutes later Apple got two more votes. And a third! Then a stalk fan arrived and made it a tie 8-8 . While this was happening Dragonfly5 collected one more vote which made a total of 6!
Times was UP! And Stalk and Apple were tied. Clive gave them a bit more time. The competition was delayed would go until 3pm. With 1 hour left, Agent GP came along and voted for Apple Turnip 9-8-7 (Apple, Stalk, Dragon). It was SOO close. Summer Skies came along, another one for Apple. 10-8-7. While the 3 competiters were staring at the computer waiting for a vote, Leppla came in and made stalk 2 votes away from winning. At this point came a Dragonfly5 fan and the score was 10-9-8. One more for Stalk. 10-10-8! And there was only 5 minutes left. A couple more votes came in.
The score seemed to be 12-10-8 for Stalk but there were some problems. Some of the votes were made after the game was up. Well in the end Stalk Jimbo and Apple Turnip worked it out, recounted the votes over and over and it turned out Stalk won. But since they worked it out together Clive decided to give each of them a prize. In the end everyone was happy. All the voters congradulated Stalk Jimbo, Apple Turnip and Dragonfly5.
After the competition was over I asked Stalk Jimbo what she thought about it:
"It was REALLY intense! There wasn't a lot of people voting so even when I was losing by 1 vote I was really stressed! All the way, was really tight and we (I guess apple turnip too) were really grateful for each person who was voting for us! It finally end with me winning by 2 votes but I think that everybody (even me) count it as a tie because all the competition was really tight and Apple Turnip did an awesome job!!"
Clive Forgets said that the winners were to send a letter with their address and stuff on it and Clive would send them something back. Apple Turnip has already send his letter to the DIY HQ, and enclosed in his letter was a note to Clive Forgets ( folded in the shape of an origami rocket), a wire wind-up butterfly toy, a clay die, and a stick bomb.
All in all the competition was a great idea!