Erik, the Flamboyant Fanboi on Idols and Communication

Of Chris Gidden's and Mark Sandlin's designs, respectively. Giddens and the Grand Admiral are some of the older space-head hobbyists, theirs were among big names like Lenny Hoffman, the Ryans Wood and Rubino, Tony Hafner. Back in middle school I didn't have pop-stars or sports heroes to look up to, but there was Dennis Coh and Daniel Jassim and Paul Brassington , Soren, Zhang, Clites, Psiaki, Florea, and too many others to call to mind.

God you're geeky.

Moving on, join us as we continue to pledge fanboism to this new Theo kid, seeing as this is the third recent post featuring his stuff:

His MOC's are well done and colorful, unlike the drab post-RAMM military spewing from most fledgling builders in flickr. Aesthetically quite similar to Tim/Spook's stuff, both the build and the presentation, two areas Tim excelled, perhaps even pioneered some in. Oh yeah, and they both like mechs with tiny feet.

Tim/Spook, Lukas/Gladius, Dale/Unit 186, Otto and Dean were all young teenage builders who exemplified the fact that this wasn't strictly and adult's hobby. I mean, we are working with a children's toy here. Inspired by them, about four years ago I started to put up my own crap and shake off noobishness and kiddiedom.

Parent groups and educators might argue that the internet is a dangerous place for kids, and I agree with them. But if dabbling in an online community that was originally started by pockets of geeky middle-aged men has helped to teach me one thing, it is how and how not to represent yourself in the faceless flustercluck that is the internet.

Damn that's a lot of links. Pleh

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Occasional driving force of the blog, self-proclaimed Lukas fanboy, and aspiring engineer, Jacob spends too much time building LEGO, not enough time practicing piano, and not nearly enough time doing school. He also enjoys long sentences. In the instance of blogging, he believes in quantity over quality, wherever quantity can be maintained.
One of the cofounders of YSAB, and the founder of YSA, Observing Mike actually being productive is a rare occasion. Mike enjoys making outlandish claims in relation to actually building, pretending he's actually sorting his collection, and making excuses for why he hasn't photographed his MOCs. In his free time he enjoys learning CSS from Spook, photography and poking badgers with spoons.
Occasional builder, occasional blogger, and full-time procrastinator. That's really the only way to describe Dean. He rarely gets anything done, but is a very active lurker. He's probably seen and liked your MOC, but just forgot he had a blog.
Erik is still a teenager.
Lukas is tall, blond, mildly OCD, and doesn't build nearly enough as he would like to, thanks to school. He has a webpage.
Spook (Tim)
The resident codemonkey and graphics person. If something isn't working correctly, it's probably his fault. Fitting to his name, he doesn't post often, but someone has to do this stuff too, right? Spook does build with laygoes, and has his own blog as well.