CONTEST: Design our "Ask an engineer chat" forum banner!
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CONTEST: Design our "Ask an engineer chat" forum banner!

by adafruit on Fri Nov 13, 2009 12:07 pm

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We have a contest and you don't need to design electronics to win. Design our "Ask an engineer chat" forum banner and WIN a $50 gift certificate from the Adafruit store. Here are some details and rules, good luck!

THE CONTEST
Each week we do a chat called "Ask an engineer" - http://adafruit.com/chat/ we talk about electronics, answer your questions, we put together and used a pick and place machine live for the first time on the internet. It's a good time. usually 200-300 people show up.

We've recently updated our forums and Adafruit.com home page so they both can support banners. We do not (and will not) ever have advertising so we'll use this space to promote our weekly chat, contests and customer projects posted on our blog and forums.

We could design a cool banner, but we figured there are some folks out there that might want to do this and win a $50 gift certificate to the Adafruit.com store.

HOW TO ENTER
Just design an "Ask an engineer" banner. It needs to be 550 x 75, animated gifs are okay provided they're not awful or huge. The banner should contain: "Ask an engineer" - and details about the time. Every Saturday 10pm ET. The URL is http://adafruit.com/chat/

Here are some Adafruit logos...
http://adafruit.com/logos/adafruit.ai
http://adafruit.com/logos/adafruit.eps
http://adafruit.com/logos/adafruit.png

When you're done post or embed your banner in our forum thread. That's it! In a week or so we'll pick our favorite and you'll win a $50 gift certificate to the Adafruit store. Just don't enter if you're a friend/family, that wouldn't be fair. We'll see if anyone enters this and do other contests like this if it works out.

DEADLINE
2 weeks, try and post your entry by November 30th, 2009!

Post up any questions and good luck!
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Re: CONTEST: Design our "Ask an engineer chat" forum banner!

by AnthonyZ on Fri Nov 13, 2009 5:13 pm

Here's my humble offering...

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Re: CONTEST: Design our "Ask an engineer chat" forum banner!

by JRH53 on Fri Nov 13, 2009 7:37 pm

Here is my entry
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Re: CONTEST: Design our "Ask an engineer chat" forum banner!

by dcornejo on Fri Nov 13, 2009 8:26 pm

Any chance of a high res version of the flower and the adafruit logo please? :)

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Re: CONTEST: Design our "Ask an engineer chat" forum banner!

by adafruit on Fri Nov 13, 2009 8:40 pm

dcornejo wrote:Any chance of a high res version of the flower and the adafruit logo please? :)


no problem! we've updated the contest post with links to the logos!
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Re: CONTEST: Design our "Ask an engineer chat" forum banner!

by Tallscreen on Sat Nov 14, 2009 10:54 am

In case anyone is intimidated by the high standard of entries so far, here's mine...
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Re: CONTEST: Design our "Ask an engineer chat" forum banner!

by adafruit on Sat Nov 14, 2009 10:59 am

its got soul!
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Re: CONTEST: Design our "Ask an engineer chat" forum banner!

by tge1986 on Sat Nov 14, 2009 4:36 pm

here is my submission. The first one was just me messing around creating a banner in the style of a Wes Anderson poster (not very well i might add).
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Re: CONTEST: Design our "Ask an engineer chat" forum banner!

by adafruit on Sat Nov 14, 2009 4:52 pm

oooh lcd
you even got the annoying ghosting behind the LCD pixels
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Re: CONTEST: Design our "Ask an engineer chat" forum banner!

by Len17 on Sat Nov 14, 2009 11:10 pm

Here's one I made during tonight's chat.
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Re: CONTEST: Design our "Ask an engineer chat" forum banner!

by johngineer on Sun Nov 15, 2009 3:10 am

nice!

Limor answers your questions... with a VENGEANCE!

srsly, looks like she's about to knock a mofo OUT! :)
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Re: CONTEST: Design our "Ask an engineer chat" forum banner!

by Len17 on Sun Nov 15, 2009 11:52 am

johngineer wrote:Limor answers your questions... with a VENGEANCE!

Heh - Not quite what I was going for, but I was in a hurry and didn't spend a lot of time getting a good screenshot.

On reflection, a shot of Mosfet the cat will probably generate more click-throughs. :)
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Re: CONTEST: Design our "Ask an engineer chat" forum banner!

by adafruit on Sun Nov 15, 2009 3:25 pm

johngineer wrote:nice!

Limor answers your questions... with a VENGEANCE!

srsly, looks like she's about to knock a mofo OUT! :)


sucker punch!
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Re: CONTEST: Design our "Ask an engineer chat" forum banner!

by Tallscreen on Sun Nov 15, 2009 6:51 pm

Here's a slightly more serious one...
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Re: CONTEST: Design our "Ask an engineer chat" forum banner!

by johngineer on Sun Nov 15, 2009 7:48 pm

Len17 wrote:On reflection, a shot of Mosfet the cat will probably generate more click-throughs. :)


indeed!
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