thea got a reaction from Retrieverfalcon in New inventory category - "Non-Build" ignorable parts
There is a setting to exclude Stickers and other gear as well as minifigure parts from the Build Function. You can toggle it on by going to the ME drop down menu, choose Settings and then the Building Tab.
The Ignore Sticker category was created fairly recently. Before that stickers were placed in the spares to keep them out of the Build Function. We are still working on changing many stickers that use the stk in the part number, and moving them from the spare parts to the regular inventory. The goal is to have the box total match our inventory as much as we can. There are going to be cases where this doesn't happen because packets/sprues of small parts are listed as 1 item in the instruction book inventory. Rebrickable lists these individually.
thea reacted to TeagueO in How to use "BUILD SET - Find My Parts" page
So what you mean, you click build this and the 'source parts' page comes up right? Well for your issue perhaps don't click on 'use this set' until you have the parts you need from that set in front of you. For instance, if I need 10 parts from 31006-1, I will go collect those 10 parts, physically set them in front of me, then click 'use this set'. Now I have 10 fewer parts to find and have eliminated one set. I realize this isn't exactly what you mean, but this is how I do it and it works well (fro me).
Since this way allows you to see which parts came from where since you stay on that page, I think it may help you until Rebrickable adds a new feature. I hope this was helpful.
thea got a reaction from Arjen Vreeken in My account isn't transferred from MOCplans
Hi Arjen and welcome to Rebrickable!
Currently the only one who can help you is Nathan, the owner of Rebrickable. I'll bring your message to his attention @Nathan, and you can also send him more detailed information by using the private Messenger feature. It's the white envelope icon at the top of the page.
thea reacted to Simon in 3rd party parts
Let me be as clear as possible: I am totally against adding non-LEGO parts to Rebrickable.
Both @legolijntjeand @Xfingalready stated good arguments against it, and even those in favour of it have noticed the complexities and risks involved, but I wish to make the case for newbies and occasional users.
With all due respect, Rebrickable is not just for MOC designers. To be sure, when Nathan invented Rebrickable, his primary goal was this:
"Rebrickable will show you which LEGO sets you can build from the sets and parts you already own." (Note the LEGO)
And in "Who am I", Nathan states "After buying some large Technic sets, I figured it must be possible to build some of the smaller ones with the thousands of LEGO parts I had.". (Again, LEGO)
Currently, Rebrickable has 120,865 registered users. There are 6,236 MOCs present, so at best, there are 6,268 MOC designers registered (probably a whole lot less, as some designers created dozens of MOCs). In any case, there are, at least, 114.629 registered users who are NOT MOC designers. These people, the overwhelming 95% majority, don't care about SBricks and Chrome wheels. Even rare TLG made parts don't interest them. They want to do want Nathan wanted six years ago: to find out what they can build. Or what parts they need to buy to upgrade from one set to another. Or what other sets become available if they add a basic brick set. Or, don't understimate this one, if you just bought a box of unsorted second-hand bricks, to find out which sets might be hidden in there. And for all those tens of thousands of users, and I am most cetainly one of them, adding all that complexity of different brands, part-numbers, colors, and materials; and all the associated risks of bad quality, non-fitting parts and vendors that go broke and disappear; all of that is a complete waste of time and energy.
So if you do want to add an SBrick to your MOC, then please, build a look-a-like using basic LEGO bricks (identical dimensions in a contrasting color), and add a simple comment to the description:
"The pink SBrick look-a-like should be replaced with an SBrick Plus¨.
thea reacted to plastic.ati in B Model link from main model
FYI I created some BIs for the set 6881-1 (also some Alt builds, but those are under the approval process at the moment). Can you check my temporary solution if it's okay or not?
This way it's visible, whatever tab you choose, and once Nathan finds the final soluton, it can be easily removed.
thea got a reaction from slangivar in DUPLO (at last)
A quick update- I'm currently in the path of Hurricane Harvey. We are supposed to be under heavy rains for the next 4-5 days. My internet connection comes and goes, so I've just been adding Duplo sets directly from the download now while I can. I'll make corrections/additions whenever I can. Please hold any change requests or Forum posts about missing Duplo parts.
thea reacted to HerbertHavu in Please Report Any Missing Or Incorrect Sets Here
I will keep this in mind. In this case I am not able to help since I have never owned the actual packages and also only have a subset of the parts. I was looking at these sets just to understand what I actually have and what I am missing...
thea got a reaction from SimLego in Please Report Any Missing Or Incorrect Part Relationships Here
There might be a way. We could add a small number overlay to the parts. 11089 could have a '4', 64727 could have a '3', and 87747 could have a '2'.
Another possibility is to add the LDraw measurements in the Notes section.
I'll bring this up in the Admin Discussions.
thea got a reaction from Rondrian82 in Can't delete Set from Custom Lists
Yes someone else noticed it earlier, so we're stuck with the workaround Pending Deletion List again. Nathan's trying to come up with a solution, but so far, what he's tried has broken something else that didn't have an easy workaround.
thea reacted to dainucis in How to increase to level 3
Thank you thea, your answer was very helpful, I am on level 6 already :). I am a mother and just started to have fun from lego with my son who started his jorney with Duplo bricks, but I think soon he will also build something more complicated.
As we already have more then 1000 different duplo bricks I wanted to find more projects that we could build from duplo bricks but unfortunately the selection isn't so wide...So there is a plenty of opportunities to make our own MOCs and present them here
So the sets I could not find are 10819-1 (My first Garden, released 2016) and 10838-1 (Pets, also 2017 i think).
thea reacted to mboehlen in Please Report Any Missing Or Incorrect Sets Here
@thea i'm sorry, but the box is already gone, and the information you are looking for is not in the leaflets. But i might be passing in a play store, and the information might be on the outside of the box, and then i'll take a picture.
thea got a reaction from legolijntje in How to increase to level 3
Browse through the MOC listings and find ones you like. Make a constructive comment about the MOC.
If you find a MOC Designer you like, you can set up your notification to receive notices of the Designer's new MOCs after clicking the Follow Button.
Adding part pictures only needs a Level 2, and you receive points once your photo is approved. We are caught up on the photo submissions, so approval happens fairly quickly now. If you want to submit a photo for a part that isn't in the database, you can use the Other Data Forum Topic to let us know about the part so we can add it. Just remember, the photo must be your own work or taken from lego.com.
Just let us know what sets you need added, and we'll check if they are available for download from lego.com. Much easier that way. Some special sets, like ones given away at Comic-Cons, aren't available to us, so those are the ones we really need members to work on.
To help you get more familiar with other aspects of the site, do some searches in the Forum on topics you find of interest.
thea reacted to Eddy in Pictures for part 32349a and splitting it up in 16 different vesions
The colors are right in the sets but the versions differ in every set, so there could be 3 of the same part number ore 3 different ones in any set.
To organise them into sets is a bit of a problem i think, i will upload all the pics this week so everybody can ad them to there spare parts.
For the sets i think we can lett it be on this way as it is now, it is impossible to organise it for every version, just the amount is ok i think, anybody a better way to organise these???
And to Superboy be patient, there is no hurry it's a hobby.
thea got a reaction from emmaringo in Submitted Part Image not appearing
It may appear that some part photos appear instantly because my husband submits some for me under his account name. My laptop doesn't have access to our scanner, so he does them and I approve them 'instantly'. Also when there are new parts submitted that say they can provide a photo, we give those photos priority.
Currently there are about 200 photos waiting for approval. We do have to verify that photos are not simply copied from other sites such as Bricklink. I've just approved your 2 photos because they didn't require much research or part corrections, but any future photos you submit will be taken in turn.