In Is this Tetris puzzle solvable? we established that it is not possible to form a rectangle with an uneven number of each Tetris piece.

But if we had a solution for 2 of each piece, we would now that it works with any even number of each piece, because we could just stack the 2 of each solution.

Question: Is it possible to form a rectangle with 2 of each Tetris piece and if yes what would your solution look like?

Tetris pieces

Note: I have previously answered this question in the wrong place at Is this Tetris puzzle solvable? so if you can see deleted answers, please don't answer and let the other users have some fun with this!

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    $\begingroup$ "I'll accept the first solution by a below 2k rep user." - finally, a question that rand al'thor can't answer! (Just saying it before someone else does) :-P $\endgroup$ Aug 15, 2015 at 15:55
  • $\begingroup$ @randal'thor Sorry to exclude you but don't you think it's boring when you can just look up the answer? $\endgroup$ Aug 15, 2015 at 16:02
  • $\begingroup$ Don't worry, I don't mind! Not my kind of problem anyway. If I was going to try it, though, I wouldn't cheat! :-) $\endgroup$ Aug 15, 2015 at 16:04
  • $\begingroup$ Is it within SE policy to give restrictions on who you accept answers from? I would accept the best answer regardless of the answerer. $\endgroup$
    – Deusovi
    Aug 15, 2015 at 17:16
  • $\begingroup$ @Deusovi I actually don't know whether we have a policy for that. Anyway, the downvotes suggest that the community doesn't like it, so I've removed that sentence. $\endgroup$ Aug 15, 2015 at 17:41

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I'm not sure what size box you want them packed in, but based on the 7-wide in your other question, there is this option:

7x8 Grid

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    $\begingroup$ I like this solution because it can be easily rearranged into a 4x14 by just splitting across the middle. $\endgroup$
    – Deusovi
    Aug 16, 2015 at 3:45

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