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44 replies to this topic  – Started by Captain Green Hair , Feb 16 2008 12:28 PM

Poll: Final votes (67 member(s) have cast votes)

Vote your favourite!

  1. Bonaparte (31 votes [46.27%])

    Percentage of vote: 46.27%

  2. Benk (36 votes [53.73%])

    Percentage of vote: 53.73%

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#26 Benk

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Posted 17 February 2008 - 06:24 PM

I dont think I will vote on this one - I'm not all that nice  X-D

Good luck Bonaparte  ;-)


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#27 Phred

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Posted 17 February 2008 - 09:46 PM

I love both ships,
both are pretty close to the same in beauty *y*
so i voted for the one that was the most original.
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#28 pietje

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Posted 18 February 2008 - 07:23 AM

Because all o his ship is very good, I have vote for Bonaparte

#29 Asuka

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Posted 18 February 2008 - 04:43 PM

View PostHinckley, on Feb 16 2008, 11:10 PM, said:

I voted for Bonaparte. While Benk's is beautifully done, I see it as more of a mini-pirate-ship. Bonaparte's is more original. Great job both of you! *sweet*
Nearly the same what I thought.... only that these thoughts led me to quite the opposite result.  :-D
A very difficult one.... and, although Bonaparte´s work´s indeed a masterpiece, I still´ll
vote for Benk´s creation, because I really wonder how he managed it to actually downshrink
a complete sloop into this neat format without losing the elegance of lines nor the charm
of well weighted proportions....  8-|

But both would surely deserve to win.  *y*

#30 Hairy Ruben

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Posted 20 February 2008 - 01:31 PM

I voted Bonaparte because it's the most original one of the two. It hasn't been done before and the result is worth being noticed.further he manages to make it look very good with ample decoration. X-D

Benk's entry just doesn't look right to me. Seeing how it's the pirate's theme I consider it to be a down-sized BSB. The stern doesn't look natural for a small ship that size. Too big. :-/

On the other hand, he did sure manage to downsize a stern and still decorate it very nicely. I believe a stern cabin like that would fit right at home on the smaller standard hull type! Just not on a 6 wide hull :-$
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#31 Joker2and53

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Posted 21 February 2008 - 12:48 PM

I had to register a screen name just to vote in this competition.  Two excellent entries.

#32 Mister Phes

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Posted 21 February 2008 - 04:38 PM

Excellent decision Joker2and53  *y*

Oooooooo!  We're almost at the end and the results are so close!  What's going to happen over the next day?  Stay tuned folks!

#33 BlueBard

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Posted 21 February 2008 - 05:36 PM

My vote is for the HMS Rapide. I just love the back! Such lovely for a such little ship! :-$

This is my 1st time in this forum and I want to say that I'm quite happy to have found so much Lego Pirate lovers! I'm working on a little MOC harbour right now that I wish to show you next month. I hope you'll enjoy it!

#34 Mister Phes

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Posted 21 February 2008 - 05:56 PM

It's great that you new users are revealing yourselves.

Look forward to seeing your Harbour MOC BlueBard, create a Work In Progress thread for it if you wish!

#35 hoang

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Posted 21 February 2008 - 06:08 PM

for a little bit i thought the boat was floating, awesome background.

#36 Mister Phes

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Posted 21 February 2008 - 08:22 PM

I just voted!!!   Guess who I didn't vote for!!!

#37 Scouty

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Posted 22 February 2008 - 12:24 AM

View PostMister Phes, on Feb 21 2008, 02:22 PM, said:

I just voted!!!   Guess who I didn't vote for!!!

It's a 50-50 chance...so...Bonaparte?
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Posted 22 February 2008 - 12:26 PM

You can't have read my earlier posts Mr ImperialScouts.  If you did then you would be aware I'm not a fan of steam ships  X-D

We must almost be down to the final 12 hours before voting closes...

#39 Captain Green Hair

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Posted 22 February 2008 - 02:01 PM

10 hours left in my sand clock, get those votes in mate's! *sweet*
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Posted 22 February 2008 - 02:41 PM

View PostMister Phes, on Feb 22 2008, 06:26 AM, said:

You can't have read my earlier posts Mr ImperialScouts.  If you did then you would be aware I'm not a fan of steam ships  X-D

We must almost be down to the final 12 hours before voting closes...

You must not have read your own post carefully! You asked who you didn't vote for. I therefore answered Bonaparte!
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#41 Mister Phes

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Posted 22 February 2008 - 04:05 PM

You seem to be right Mr ImperialScouts.  This must be an early warning sign that I need a 6 month break from the Pirate Forum.

#42 Bonaparte

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Posted 22 February 2008 - 07:05 PM

View PostMister Phes, on Feb 22 2008, 05:05 PM, said:

This must be an early warning sign that I need a 6 month break from the Pirate Forum.
No need for that Mr. Phes!

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#43 soy ?

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Posted 22 February 2008 - 11:18 PM

no offense bonaparte, but benk's ship is astounding, i really hope when (not if) lego relaunches pirates they will sell small ships of similar design for ~ $ 20-30. it is simply superb.

#44 Captain Green Hair

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Posted 23 February 2008 - 12:01 AM

Ok mate's, the voting has finished!

Benk won with 36 to 31 votes.

Details up tomorrow....
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Posted 23 February 2008 - 02:33 AM

View PostCaptain green hair, on Feb 22 2008, 06:01 PM, said:

Ok mate's, the voting has finished!

Benk won with 36 to 31 votes.

Details up tomorrow....
I'll lock this up so we don't have any straggling voters... ;-)




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