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#1 Offline Phantom Terror

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Posted Jun 04 2013 - 04:48 PM

Okay guys, I didn't try to go overboard, because you can't really do much with a bird MOC. I figured that the image of something like a Finch would be triggered by the word "bird", so I thought outside of the box and came up with something that is pretty uncommon. So, without further ado, I give you Ozzy. My top three choices were: Ozzy, This vulture thing, and a T-Rex/Velociraptor (no matter how many times I'm told that it's a lizard, it's not. It's skeleton is more bird-like than anything). But in the end, Ozzy won. Because Ostrich's are AWESOME!!!

 

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#2 Offline The Forgotten Warrior

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Posted Jun 04 2013 - 05:14 PM

Seems nice for a BBCC entry. I see nothing wrong, except for how small and (yes I'm saying it) adorable he is.


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#3 Offline Phantom Terror

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Posted Jun 04 2013 - 05:30 PM

I'm not trying to make him feel terrifying here. That's for my second possible entry.


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Posted Jun 04 2013 - 06:43 PM

If you're going to make this your BBC contest entry, then you need to enter it officially now. You can't post a bunch of MOCs and then decide you're going to enter one later. If you do that, you will be disqualified.
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Posted Jun 04 2013 - 08:03 PM

Okay, I didn't know that. I'll build the rest and post them AFTER the contest is over. I want to make sure that I do my best.

 

EDIT: Ozzy is officially my BBCC entry. I am perfectly happy with the way that he turned out and believe that he's a winner. Good luck everybody!


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Posted Jun 05 2013 - 04:14 PM

I don't think that building a finch would be too 'mainsteam', because it's harder to build a finch than an ostrich IMO. I'm going for a more or less 1:1 scale Macaw, because I figure a parrot's pretty hard to do and is unlikely to be duplicated, and then I can pull the dead parrot sketch at brickfair :D


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#7 Offline Phantom Terror

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Posted Jun 05 2013 - 04:43 PM

Building the torso was actually pretty difficult... and the feet were a nightmare to figure out because I didn't want to go with the all-too mediocre Piraka feet or Onua claws.


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Posted Jun 05 2013 - 07:31 PM

I myself prefer meltdown claws, those bendy claws from Phantoka I believe :D

 

I honestly have never used piraka feet as feet, because I think there's so terrible XD If I'm making a ###### spiky moc, it's gonna need bigger, thicker feet, and for a skeletal moc, they're too big. But there are other uses, like ribcages.


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Posted Jun 06 2013 - 07:14 PM

i like him he is cute :3

 

 

 

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Posted Jun 06 2013 - 07:58 PM

Tornado, please leave more criticism. I only know that he's cute and that you like him from what you said.


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Posted Jun 09 2013 - 11:03 PM

My contest entry is going to be the complete opposite of yours. Big, scary, and lots of teeth.  :D I really like Ozzy though. It's a great and very original design. And yes, he is adorable.

 

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Posted Jun 10 2013 - 08:01 AM

Thanks MX5! Looking forward to seeing yours! Ozzy will triumph with his adorableness!


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Posted Jun 10 2013 - 02:19 PM

Nice job. I like how compact he is.


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Posted Jun 10 2013 - 03:34 PM

Thanks Whip! The compact design was really hard to make with what I was working with. The build may look simple, but it was hard as #### to figure out. Also, are slightly bent dekar knives allowed? If not, I can unbend them.


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Posted Jun 17 2013 - 08:08 AM

Ostriches are indeed awesome.:D I think I like the legs and body the most. The compact design is cool. I think the beak looks a little weird but I'm not sure what else you would have used at such a small scale anyway. Good luck in the contest!


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Posted Jun 20 2013 - 11:27 AM

This. This bird here will take over the world. It will turn everyone into pink teddy bears. It's adorableness would make lava cry itself to stone. so. adorable.

 

 

 

[color=#b22222;]Edit: Yes, but please try to be more specific next time. What exactly makes it adorable? :>[/color]

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Everything makes it adorable, wind. :P


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Posted Jun 23 2013 - 03:33 PM

This. This bird here will take over the world. It will turn everyone into pink teddy bears. It's adorableness would make lava cry itself to stone. so. adorable.

 

 

 

[color=rgb(178,34,34);]Edit: Yes, but please try to be more specific next time. What exactly makes it adorable? :>[/color]

[color=rgb(178,34,34);]-Wind-[/color]

Thanks Arzaki, I'm glad that you think that he's adorable!


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Posted Jul 07 2013 - 06:30 PM

Ozzy looks awesome!

 

The legs are really well done, with the way you integrated the tubing and all.The neck is really flexible, which I like. And the armor coverings work really well.

 

This is why I voted for Ozzy.


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Posted Jul 08 2013 - 05:34 AM

Ozzy looks awesome!

 

The legs are really well done, with the way you integrated the tubing and all.The neck is really flexible, which I like. And the armor coverings work really well.

 

This is why I voted for Ozzy.

 

Thank you KitKat!

 

The legs are possibly the highlight of his flexibility, because he's got two joints at his ankle. The neck was a bit of a challenge to figure out at first, but I eventually got it! And the armor was a pain to figure out how to cover the entire body.


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Posted Jul 20 2013 - 11:40 PM

The body is amazing, the leg is easy but good and the neck/head look really good.


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Posted Jul 24 2013 - 05:00 PM

Awesome! And cool way to use those armor pieces from Toa Ignika. :)


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Posted Jul 25 2013 - 05:48 AM

The body is amazing, the leg is easy but good and the neck/head look really good.

Thank you. The simplicity works well with this MOC.

 

Awesome! And cool way to use those armor pieces from Toa Ignika. :)

Toa Ignika armor? I think you mean Toa Mahri Matoro armor. TMM was the first set to use them.


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Posted Jul 25 2013 - 10:23 AM

 

Awesome! And cool way to use those armor pieces from Toa Ignika. :)

Toa Ignika armor? I think you mean Toa Mahri Matoro armor. TMM was the first set to use them.

 

 

Oh, right. I'm not that much into the Mahri so I forgot. XD


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Posted Jul 25 2013 - 10:31 AM

 

 

Awesome! And cool way to use those armor pieces from Toa Ignika. :)

Toa Ignika armor? I think you mean Toa Mahri Matoro armor. TMM was the first set to use them.

 

 

Oh, right. I'm not that much into the Mahri so I forgot. XD

 

 

It's the same color on both sets, so you could use either one really. 


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Posted Jul 25 2013 - 10:35 AM

 

 

 

Awesome! And cool way to use those armor pieces from Toa Ignika. :)

Toa Ignika armor? I think you mean Toa Mahri Matoro armor. TMM was the first set to use them.

 

 

Oh, right. I'm not that much into the Mahri so I forgot. XD

 

 

It's the same color on both sets, so you could use either one really. 

 

 

Therefore my confusion. 


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Posted Jul 25 2013 - 02:59 PM

[font="georgia, serif;"]Did you know:[/font]

[font="georgia, serif;"]This is now the only hot topic?[/font]

[font="georgia, serif;"]Also, Ozzy is a good MOC, but I wouldn`t give it 5-stars.[/font]

 

[font="georgia, serif;"]Ghidora131[/font]

 

 

 

[font="georgia, serif;"][color=#b22222;]Edit: Please try to be more specific about what you like or don't like about the MOC![/color][/font]

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Posted Jul 25 2013 - 03:38 PM

[font="georgia, serif;"]Did you know:[/font]

[font="georgia, serif;"]This is now the only hot topic?[/font]

:OMG:

 

 

 

 

[color=#b22222;]Edit: Hey, try to add a bit more substance to the post next time![/color]

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Posted Jul 27 2013 - 12:42 PM

It's cool but would have been a bit better if you had used something else for the upper legs.[color=#b22222;]Edit: Hey, try to be more specific why it's cool!not[/color] -Wind-


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Posted Jul 27 2013 - 06:15 PM

It's cool but would have been a bit better if you had used something else for the upper legs.

I didn't want to over-bulk the legs, because a real Ostrich's legs are quite thin.


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Posted Jul 27 2013 - 07:44 PM

 

It's cool but would have been a bit better if you had used something else for the upper legs.

I didn't want to over-bulk the legs, because a real Ostrich's legs are quite thin.

 

[color=#ff0000;]I'd have to agree with this.[/color]


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Posted Jul 28 2013 - 05:52 AM

Yeah but there are like thousands of BIONICLE parts that could do the job as well.


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Posted Jul 28 2013 - 07:21 AM

Yeah but there are like thousands of BIONICLE parts that could do the job as well.

Such as...?


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Posted Jul 28 2013 - 08:50 AM

Ozzy will be being displayed at BrickFair Virginia!!!

[color=#ff0000;]Congratulation, Wasp!  And Ozzy![/color]


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Posted Jul 28 2013 - 11:36 AM

 

Ozzy will be being displayed at BrickFair Virginia!!!

[color=#ff0000;]Congratulation, Wasp!  And Ozzy![/color]

 

Thank you! We couldn't have done it without you all!


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