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Brickset Bonusball Bonanza - The Mr_Cross 'Rebuild-a-Polybag' Edition - UK draw 21/04/2018

Mr_CrossMr_Cross Member Posts: 1,713
It is my pleasure to host the Bonusball again.

In a minor twist to the usual proceedings, you have almost a whole week to enter because I'm setting a building challenge. Inspired in part by snowhitie's recent GWP building contest.

1. Pick any polybag you own and build an alternate model.
2. Take a photo, doesn't have to be brilliant, this isn’t meant to be too serious.
3. Post your picture in this thread, stating which set you used. You don't have to write any supporting statement unless you want to.

I'd prefer you built something new, but as I'm not going to check the whole of the LEGOnet, I'm going to leave that to your own conscience.

Here is my 35 minute effort using #30349:

I have used every piece from the set including the extra pieces in my model, but you don't have to. I will accept a perfunctory joining of elements, mosaic like layouts and pretty much anything you see fit to submit as your entry but please do let me know which set you have used.
You may also add a minifigure and/or the obligatory Brickset sausages to your build if you would like, but otherwise you should only use parts from one polybag. Again, I'm not going to check.

Crumbs aren't compulsory in your picture, I've added those simply out of contempt for the quality of my alternative build. I was also trying to photograph it quickly before my kids tried to “help”.

As I'm asking for a photo for each entry I feel I should also ask you to please try to reduce the size of your photo and try keep the file size down too, even if you are hosting it elsewhere.

As usual, first 59 posts are assigned a corresponding number, if your number is pulled as the Bonusball in the draw for the UK lottery in the draw on 21st April 2018, you win.

I have another #30349 as the prize this week and if I think a build is just really good, clever or amusing, I may dig around in my collection for something else, so missing the first 59 places might not matter, especially if your entry is truly brilliant.
Finally then, to reiterate, you must MAKE something and include a PHOTO in your post, simply stating a polybag number and saying you'd build “something really cool” won't qualify, sorry.

As always, thanks must go to @snowhitie who organises this weekly feel good frivolity, she is always looking for new hosts so please drop her a PM if you'd like to help.


  • Toc13Toc13 Member Posts: 1,150
    *Double entry- ignore for counting purposes*
    Edit wouldn't let me change for the Minifig pic so I've had to do a separate one

  • 560Heliport560Heliport Member Posts: 4,277
    Looks awesome! :)
  • TheFewTheFew Member Posts: 1,781
    @bandit778 that is ace!
  • snowhitiesnowhitie Member Posts: 3,078
    3 in 59 are pretty good odds - especially if they are multiples of my favourite number 9! Extra exciting.
  • Speedman29Speedman29 Member Posts: 2,338
    Converted the single cylinder go-kart from #30314 to jet power! Needs big muscles to keep it in a straight line, hence the massive drivers hand!

  • Mr_CrossMr_Cross Member Posts: 1,713
    55. @ecmo47
    56. @Tkatt
    57. @Speedman29
    58. N/A or last minute/late entry
    59. @TheFew (in the spirit of good humour and for being cool when I contacted him about his "entry")

    Good luck all and thank you.
  • bandit778bandit778 Member Posts: 2,398
    Thank you very much, Eddie will be pleased. :D

    Pm incoming.
  • TheLegoMaster35TheLegoMaster35 Member Posts: 254
    Oh dear, didn’t know the entries we’re going to be tripled or that the ball was going to be drawn so soon or else I would have entered. I was waiting until the comments reached around the midway point before I entered. 
  • Toc13Toc13 Member Posts: 1,150
    ^ The ball-drawing is around 20:00 GMT or BST  on the Saturday- So lunchtime to mid-afternoon for most of the US

    There's been a couple of odd ones lately which may explain the confusion
  • dannyrwwdannyrww Member Posts: 1,394
    Mr_Cross said:
    The results are in!

    ...that makes @dannyrww this week's winner, PM me your details and I'll pop the #30349 in the post.

    I loved quite a few of the entries, but Eddie the (generic construction worker) DJ was just briliant, so, @bandit778 if you PM me, I'll get a mystery prize off to you too.

    Thank you all again for taking the time to enter. Finally, please do think about whether you could host a Bonusball and drop the lovely @snowhitie a PM.
    Wow!!! I won!!! Thanks for hosting the draw.
  • LittleLoriLittleLori Member Posts: 155
    This was great idea for a contest and I loved looking at all the entries. Thank you
  • bandit778bandit778 Member Posts: 2,398
    Just wanted to say a big thank you to @Mr_Cross for my prize. It was a wonderful surprise. :)

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