Huwbot competition results

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Our build Huwbot competition came to an end a few weeks ago and, after much deliberation by the judges, we are now ready to announce the winner.

It attracted several hundred entries on Flickr and Instagram so we had a difficult task, particularly given the high standard of the entries and the creativity and imagination evident in every one.

We loved that many of them incorporated Brickset's logo or colour scheme and several even included Clikits, which of course are a particular favourite of the server-dwelling robot.

So, without further ado, the winner is Eero Okkonen whose adorable depiction of him shown here features the Brickset logo in his head, a Clikits heart and a thoughtful expression while he selects the random set of the day from his cart.

There are others that deserve a special mention and which we'll be sending prizes to. Check them out after the break...


Ereo is a very accomplished builder whose work is more often than not featured at Brothers Brick so we are honoured that he took the time to enter. We think his interpretation of Huwbot is delightful and we'll use it on the site to illustrate some of Huwbot's articles in due course!

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Runners up

We also loved the following entries and we'll be sending you all some cool prizes:

I think Gary Scheppke's humanoid robot looks more like me than Huwbot, but it's a clever build full of personality, made entirely in colours from the Brickset logo. Like the winner, he too is picking sets out of storage for random set of the day.

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Satikol's entry, which incorporates the site's menu bar, logo, and 'icons' representing the site's content, shows real creativity and is a great interpretation of the brief.

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Rick's cute little bot has the site logo for a head and looks very workmanlike with his spanner ready for fixing any faults he finds.

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scarletfantastic.lego's clever entry on Instagram spells out the robot's name in the site's colours.


Finally, we have to give special mention to Jackie Britton whose model is made entirely from Clikits pieces!

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Congratulations to the winner and runners-up: I'll be in touch via flickr/instagram to arrange to send out your prizes.

And, a big thank you to everyone who entered. We really enjoyed looking at all your entries. Your collective creativity is incredible and we hope you all enjoyed building your own depiction of our favourite server-bot.

47 comments on this article

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By in United States,

The Clickits revolution has begun!

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By in Canada,

Didn’t know that those microfig heads could be gripped in that Menu Bot manner.

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By in United States,

These are all really great submissions. Great job to all those who submitted ideas.

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By in United States,

i like that the winning entry used the very old school wheels and tires. so i think it was a great choose. i would love to see more pictures from different angles. very nice.

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By in Italy,

Now, that's creativity.

Congratulations to winner, runners-up and to you guys from Brickset for thinking up a challenging competition and a very well run site.

And - OH - that Clickits Huwbot stole the show!

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By in United Kingdom,

A well deserved win for Eero.

I reckon Jackie deserves an extra special commendation for most tongue-in-cheek submission. 100% Clikits indeed!

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By in United Kingdom,

You guys keep spelling my name wrong and using the wrong image for me in these contests!

Seriously though, well deserved winner and runners up, alot of my favourites from the submitted builds.

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By in United States,

Flawless entry—Except for one thing...

All the sets in his cart are city! They should be clikits!! He only draws random sets from clikits!!

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By in United States,

Thanks Huw, I am honored! Congrats to Eero and the other runner-ups!

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By in Canada,

There were some excellent entries, but I knew the winner would be that happy little fellow as soon as I saw it.

Congratulations to everyone. I wish I had been able to enter.

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By in United Kingdom,

Congrats to a worthy winner!

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By in United Kingdom,

Congrats to the winner! and Great job to all those who submitted ideas

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By in United States,

Good choice!

I like the site bar and "HUW" ones a lot as well, though I think those had to be pointed out to me.

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By in United States,

Where do you buy clickits?

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By in United States,

No wonder I was passed, great work to the winners.

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By in United Kingdom,

@j.d: Clikits sets are often available on eBay and some individual parts are for sale on Bricklink. I may or may not have had a bit of an eBay Clikits buying frenzy of late....

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By in United Kingdom,

Also: thank you!

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By in United Kingdom,

Great!!

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By in United Kingdom,

Some great entries and a very worthy winner. I love the personality that oozes from Huwbot; it reminds me of Wall-E very much.

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By in Russian Federation,

Congrats to WINNER!

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By in Germany,

Huwbot is simply great!

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By in United Kingdom,

Well done all entries and well done winners and runners up, some great imagination and skills :)

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By in Netherlands,

Wow, so many great entries. I mean, well done on picking the winner and runners-up, but there are so many entries in there that I could also totally see fulfilling the role of the official Huwbot.

And of course a number of them are just bonkers on their own merit.

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By in United States,

Very amazing! :)

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By in Italy,

I preferred several others. The one chosen is too large. In my opinion, a logo / mascot should be minimalist.

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By in Italy,

^Just say it straight out: you like the Clickits Huwbot, don't you?

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By in Canada,

Congrats to the winners and honourable mentions. Some great designs chosen here.

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By in Australia,

Anyone want to bet that today's Random Set is a clikits?

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By in United States,

You made a good choice.

The winner is the best but all the runners up are quite inventive!

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By in United States,

@Zordboy not clickits, but huwbot appropriately chose a bot - I wonder if it's because he's trying to tell us that's the physical form he most identifies with? Foxibot!

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By in Japan,

Kind of surprised to see that Eero made it but Anthony didn't.

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By in Singapore,

Well done to all!

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By in Australia,

I love them all, congrats to the winner and to the runner's up (Clickits is awesome !!!). I think you had a very difficult choice to make and I would like to see the 'runner's up' appear now and then as the Huwbot in keeping with the randomness of the set of the day.

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By in Netherlands,

I do not envy the judges here.
Even if I don't particularly like the builds of all of them, all of them still have a special creativity that you just have to admire.

The winner is a well deserved winner, congrats.

I wonder which creation Huwbot himself would choose.

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By in Australia,

These are brilliant! Congratulations to everyone including all those fun entries. I don't suppose Eero would pose Huwbot in a few more ways to keep things lively? We definitely need a pic of him being refuelled, with whiskey-based petroleum.

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By in United Kingdom,

Congratulations to Eero and all of the other fellow runner-ups! It was a great contest.

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By in United Kingdom,

Actually, I wonder if we could possibly get build instructions for the winning model? It really is a great creation.

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By in United Kingdom,

That's adorable! So full of character. I really like the varied ways the entrants approached this.

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By in Canada,

Much better than my entry :)

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By in United Kingdom,

Are we going to get an official brickset Huwbot set now? ;)

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By in United States,

Fantastic entries and well done choosing the winner. That is perfect!

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By in Sweden,

Now of course we want the intructions for the winning bot :D

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By in United States,

Crazy creativity here.

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By in Finland,

It's Eero, not Ereo. Congrats! Go Finland!

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By in United States,

Congrats Rick!

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