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Votable Build Contest #2 - Luxury houses ( solo build ) - Submissions now closed

We hope to have more regular contests, and community events. Here we go votable build contest #2!

Overall the contest is pretty simple. You are the designer creating the most epic livable space / baller mansion within a small area ( 36 by 36 blocks ).

Rules

You may use any map or environment to build the house on, even building a new mansion in your existing server of choice is fine.

The structure of the house itself must be no larger than 36 by 36 blocks.

All blocks are allowed ( with the exception of command blocks through we may allow in next build contest )

To submit a build, create a new project page on votable and add a minimum of 3 pictures, you can also add things a video / gif / or even lore. build presentation is important!

Feel free to create a project page even if not finished and update progress overtime submissions will not be judged until may 30th.

When complete add a link in the comments to your project page.

Builds must be original creations and created and completed by 1 person. Hopefully we can do team contests in the future.

You may submit a max of 3 builds.

Any build height is allowed including underground basements so long as the house structure stays within 36 blocks by 36 blocks.

Must be built in a base version of minecraft - the build itself must not rely on any mods in implementation. However you may use a texture pack to showcase your build within the project page.

Judging

The submitted builds will be ranked based on creativity, originality, and overall aesthetic and in consideration of the housing theme overall livability.

Winners will be determined by two factors

60% of the weight will be determined by team of selected VIP builders who each get to cast 1st 2nd and 3rd place votes.

and the other 40% of the weight will be determined by community voting.

Judging List

will add to this as people volunteer to become judges for the contest. Requirements are 3 original project posts, or moderator status within a active votable community. send a message or leave a comment if you'd like to be a judge.

@Miikkelson
@PhDPhil
@everbloomstudios
@nannehessel
@KaosMC
@jseek
@asterious
@enigma
@nils_wagner
@Flowdude
@AbsentFuture
@Kevinbrags

Awards


Along with everlasting glory unique votable awards will be assigned to first, second, and third place winners.

Additionally the votable team is pitching in $65 to the prize pool to hopefully help bring in more entries.

  • 1st place $50
  • 2nd place $10
  • 3rd place $5

    Invite your friends! Hoping for a good amount of entries to encourage more contests like this in the future.

    And the most importantly one have fun.

    Are we missing anything? and recommendations? want to donate to the prize pool? want to be considered for being a VIP builder to decide on winners? leave a comment here or send a message to @jseek or @asterious

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jossieboy 1 year ago
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RussianAfroMan [mod] 1 year ago

well there goes my chances lol

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asterious [lead] 1 year ago

there might be a prize for funniest / worst build :)

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Jseek [V] 1 year ago

lol worst? they are all beautiful to me :)

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ImGenerousGonzy 1 year ago

Here I made an export for you and btw this build is amazing => https://www.kubity.com/p/sVwFmh

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jossieboy 1 year ago

Alright, thanks I appreciate that! :D

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ImGenerousGonzy 1 year ago

Hey Guys ! You may want to use this exporter http://www.votable.com/p/MnW for showcasing your builds ! You will have a 3d export of your build that is playable on the browser so anyone can check your awesome Luxury houses !

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adi0392 1 year ago

hey can you have them put it in votable

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ImGenerousGonzy 1 year ago

At the end of the export process you will get a link that you can easily shareable on Votable. But I don't think you can embed the 3d model in the Votable interface... Does this answer your question ?

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ImGenerousGonzy 1 year ago

Yes you can put the embed code in Votable ! I am gonna do the export myself for all the builds in the comptetion so you guys can see what the final result is.

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schwi 1 year ago

Hey there, I would like to enter the contest with this house:
http://www.votable.com/p/MBf

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ImGenerousGonzy 1 year ago
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asterious [lead] 1 year ago

Votable Cribs! (TM)

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Jseek [V] 1 year ago

hah it would be really awesome to see some cribs style videos showcasing the builds

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GearcraftRep 1 year ago

challenge accepted.

EDIT: I eventually decided against making a Cribs video. Might make one later, but have run out of time with other things to do. Sorry!

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Jseek [V] 1 year ago
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asterious [lead] 1 year ago

cuz it's BALLER

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TrickyPiston 12 months ago

I frickin love that omg

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thealmostsoloplayer 1 year ago

I'm trying for the first time to build i'm nervous

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jossieboy 1 year ago

Good luck! And don't worry if it doesn't turn out 100% like you wanted to, practice makes perfect!

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thealmostsoloplayer 1 year ago

thanks dude
:P

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Jseek [V] 12 months ago

thanks for all the entries everybody, submissions are now closed! will be putting together a thread with all the entries and sending out judging ballots tomorrow!

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The Diamond Society
3Ravens98 1 year ago

Ooooh, I'm in! I must make a thing for this!
Oughta be fun :D GL to all who enter!

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OlexaKid64 1 year ago

Here's my entry! Enjoy :)
http://www.votable.com/p/MG4

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ImGenerousGonzy 1 year ago

As promised ! Here is an export of this build => https://www.kubity.com/p/EAR8uV

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OlexaKid64 1 year ago

Thanks!

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thebrickster254 1 year ago

I'm in, I think...

Does it have to be a modern house? Or can it be something like Blenheim Palace?

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Jseek [V] 1 year ago

any style is cool! basically whatever makes you happy as an awesome place to live in.

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thealmostsoloplayer 1 year ago
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xSILLYxTACOx 1 year ago
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KaosMC [mod] 12 months ago

Looking forward to judging some amazing builds! Good luck to all the builders!

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JohnnyPolo 1 year ago

I will try but please understand that I am a college student so I need to do my homework assignments first. It will be close to wednesday before I can submit my build and if my connection is strong.

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asterious [lead] 1 year ago

You still have a week (and 3 hours) to go.

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Creative
4square4 1 year ago
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pkplaysgames 1 year ago

My Entry is done! Here :D
http://www.votable.com/p/MEy

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Youtuber
MindCraftid 1 year ago

Time to start building! Will definitely build something if I get time over.

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Miikkelson 1 year ago

So can I build a garden outside a 36x36 house or is it just the house?

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Jseek [V] 1 year ago

feel free to build a garden or alter the terrain outside the 36x36 area if it helps the project blend in with the surroundings and presentation. though what will be focused on when rating the entries is the structure within the 36x36 area :)

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TrickyPiston 1 year ago

Awesome ^-^
Glad somebody asked this

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The Diamond Society
3Ravens98 1 year ago
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ImGenerousGonzy 1 year ago

As promised ! Here is an export of this build => https://www.kubity.com/p/zEV4K8

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The Diamond Society
3Ravens98 1 year ago

woah, thanks man! This is cool :D

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asterious [lead] 12 months ago

Awesome! Looks great.

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Kerpleston 1 year ago

I was thinking of entering but i have a lot going on this month. Good Luck to everyone participating, hope to be in the next one. :D

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GearcraftRep 1 year ago

This is a really cool theme! I can't wait to get started.

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Jseek [V] 1 year ago

Look forward to seeing your entry!

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oziriz 1 year ago

here's my entry for the contest http://www.votable.com/p/MQu

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arieben 12 months ago

My contest entry: http://www.votable.com/p/MVA

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Miikkelson 1 year ago

I think some of you know me from my yachts. Soon you'll see a new side of me :P. I am building an Italian villa for this. I have a tip for everyone... listen to music that relates to your build when you are building it. For example I am listening Italian folk music :)

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Jseek [V] 1 year ago

Italy is a magical place :) was lucky enough to visit the amalfi coast a few months back very beautiful. I think my favorite houses there were in Tuscany though.

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Miikkelson 1 year ago

My villa is going to look like the ones in Tuscany :). My mother lived in Italy in the 80s. Her boyfriend knew the Italian Formula 1 driver Lella Lombardi and they visited her villa a few times. So now my mother can help me with this project :P

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BCs300z 1 year ago

Two points of clarrification needed:
1) the plot can be 72x72 (36x36 radius area) but the structure is only 36x36. So, landscaping is an authorized enhancement?
2) i don't see a deadline

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Jseek [V] 1 year ago

the deadline is may 30th.

perhaps radius was the wrong word, the build limit is 36 blocks by 36 blocks whats inside the 36 by 36 block area is what will be judged.

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nannehessel 1 year ago

50 euro? Lets do this! :D (and i'd like to help deciding winners next time, i think i know more about builds then the other judges :))

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Jseek [V] 1 year ago

ahh sorry its US so I think that translates into something like 45 euro ( correct me if I am wrong here somebody )

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nannehessel 1 year ago

Ah i see, but can i help judging? :)

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Jseek [V] 1 year ago

for sure will add you to the judges list

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nannehessel 1 year ago

Cool, can i still join the contest then? :P

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Jseek [V] 1 year ago

lol prob best if the people responsible for selecting winners are not also submitting entries

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nannehessel 1 year ago

Then i wont judge, i want that 50 dollar lol :P

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Jseek [V] 1 year ago

cash money money money makes the world spin

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TrickyPiston 12 months ago

Here's my entry! This was super fun ^-^
http://www.votable.com/p/MZx

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GearcraftRep 1 year ago

Isn't this actually technically Votable's 3rd build competition? (First was 1.9 Snapshots, second was Dimensions).

I only just thought about this, and am wondering if this is intentional, or everyone collectively forgot about one of the competitions?

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asterious [lead] 1 year ago

Yes but programmers count from zero ;)

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mearrin69 12 months ago

Nice.

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Jseek [V] 1 year ago

ahh your totally right! might be too late to change it. I like @asterious response too much time looking at code. or we could say its build contest 2 version 2 haha :)

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PhDPhil 1 year ago

Won't be entering this time around, can judge if help is needed.

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Jseek [V] 1 year ago

awesome! adding you to the judges list

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nannehessel 12 months ago
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jossieboy 12 months ago

you were a bit slow submitting your project (AYYYYYYY, get it, because it's a snail....) Nice little project though :D

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nannehessel 12 months ago

:P thank-you (i see what you did there)

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ImGenerousGonzy 12 months ago

Awesome 3D snail ! Here you go a shareable 3D view of your build with the conquest texture map https://www.kubity.com/p/rLmj5y

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nannehessel 12 months ago

Thankyou Haha :) forgot to make one myself. your program is so awesome :D its a pitty you can't see the meta data's though :/

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nannehessel 12 months ago

Btw, look at this https://www.kubity.com/p/AFFa1L :)

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ImGenerousGonzy 12 months ago

Wahou ! That is really cool ! Really awesome castle.
If you guys start using this tool more and more then I will put more effort in it so metadata blocks and combined textures are also handled !
Nevertheless, your snail already looks pretty badass with the Conquest pack

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nannehessel 11 months ago

That would be so fucking amazing, to have metadata!

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nannehessel 12 months ago

Btw, look at this https://www.kubity.com/p/AFFa1L :)

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Demomaker 1 year ago

Is Demomaker allowed? xD

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Jseek [V] 1 year ago

of course!

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MrAniman2 12 months ago

My contest entry: http://www.votable.com/p/MUc

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TheBraveLion 1 year ago

So... My world got corrupted ... TIME TO MAKE A FUNNY WORLD CAUSE I'M TO LAZY TO REMAKE IT!

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jossieboy 1 year ago

:( how did it get corrupted? maybe you could fix it with something like MCEdit

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KaosMC [mod] 1 year ago

I'm willing to be a judge. I'm not the best builder, so I might as well check out somebody's great builds!

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Jseek [V] 1 year ago

awesome glad to have you on board helping out will update the judge list

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pkplaysgames 1 year ago

Are builds allowed to be in a different dimension such as Nether?

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Jseek [V] 1 year ago

yep thats totally fine so long as the structure itself stays within the limit.

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mearrin69 1 year ago

This is one I can get into. Cool!

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GearcraftRep 1 year ago

Here's my entry!
http://www.votable.com/p/MQj

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mearrin69 1 year ago

I presume so but did not see in the rules: we can build in creative mode?

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Jseek [V] 1 year ago

for sure!

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mearrin69 1 year ago

Thanks! I figured...Quartz is hard to come by in mansion quantity. ;)

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TrickyPiston 1 year ago

I'm exiiiiiited :D

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The Diamond Society
3Ravens98 1 year ago

So, quick question, can we use command block trickery to add some cool effects to the build? Or is that not allowed?
And could the build also be dark, maybe grim? Who knows, maybe for some people dark and gritty is paradise :P

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Jseek [V] 1 year ago

sorry no command blocks on this contest, what do you think should they be allowed in future build contests? was unsure to allow/unallow.

and of course you can make it dark/grim whatever you think is awesome!

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The Diamond Society
3Ravens98 1 year ago

Aw, man, I was gonna add ghosts ;^;
Lol, okay, just asking to make sure.
Eh, I don't think it matters. It is a build contest, not a command block contest. Tho you could maybe do a command block contest later? Maybe a one command system contest, or a mini-game contest or something? Just an idea :D

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thvardhan 11 months ago

which ver. of MC i should use?

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Xotixz 1 year ago

I thought I had time to enter....turns out I do not but, I'm very excited to see these builds and I know a handful of V's are entering! Can't wait! :D

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TheBraveLion 1 year ago

OI XO! if I'm entering your entering!

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KaosMC [mod] 1 year ago

I know I'm not entering, and I'm a judge, but I have to ask. Are you allowed to build with mods? Just curious.

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TheBraveLion 1 year ago

"Must be built in a base version of minecraft - the build itself must not rely on any mods in implementation. However you may use a texture pack to showcase your build within the project page." last paragraph from "Rules"

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KaosMC [mod] 1 year ago

Oh. I missed that part. Thnx

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asterious [lead] 1 year ago

Bravelion are you entering?

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TheBraveLion 1 year ago

yeah

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asterious [lead] 1 year ago

awesome

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TheBraveLion 1 year ago

Indeed it is as you say "awesome"

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asterious [lead] 1 year ago

I am preparing for awesome.

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nannehessel 1 year ago

Who did build that ugly house btw?

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asterious [lead] 1 year ago

Ugly house? That's the Votable office xD

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DeskStories [mod] 1 year ago

This is great! Can't wait to see all the amazing builds!!

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TheBraveLion 1 year ago

Can I use command blocks?

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Jseek [V] 1 year ago

sorry no command blocks

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TheBraveLion 1 year ago

welp time to start again...

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mearrin69 12 months ago

Here's mine. Still adding pictures. http://www.votable.com/edit/M9t

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