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by purplepeopleeater
November 29th, 2012, 5:34 pm
Forum: 2013 Lab Events
Topic: Technical Problem Solving C
Replies: 35
Views: 10373

Re: Technical Problem Solving C

Well technically the rules do encompass Chemistry and Physics, but I know what you mean. Our first invite used a test from the test exchange... :(
by purplepeopleeater
April 15th, 2012, 1:43 pm
Forum: 2012 Nationals
Topic: Hotel or Dorms?
Replies: 33
Views: 7000

Re: Hotel or Dorms?

I was looking at the floor plan of the dorms at Nats this year and they don't look too bad at all
and yeah we stayed at Sellery - still better than illinois...
as far as the experience- alot of our stories do come from staying in the dorms... :)
by purplepeopleeater
April 15th, 2012, 12:53 pm
Forum: 2012 Nationals
Topic: Which teams are going to nationals right now?
Replies: 29
Views: 7074

Re: Which teams are going to nationals right now?

TEXAS
Div B:
Beckendorff JH. and Riverwood
DivC:
LASA and SevenLakes HS
by purplepeopleeater
April 15th, 2012, 12:51 pm
Forum: 2012 Nationals
Topic: Hotel or Dorms?
Replies: 33
Views: 7000

Re: Hotel or Dorms?

dorms....
every. year. >.< bc its cheaper, and it "builds character" and ... i don't know, but we ALWAYS stay in the dorms. Wisconsin dorms weren't too terrible, but I couldn't stand illinois.... hopefully Florida is better.
by purplepeopleeater
April 12th, 2012, 5:52 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Nicknames
Replies: 2
Views: 452

Re: Nicknames

Nicknames?? of course!!! I think that's standard anywhere you go. There's Sid, that some of us call "squid", we have 3 Andys so they all have nicknames, we have a kid named Yash that we call Yoshi or YasinBoka (long story), guille, eddieG, bigA ... just to name a few... and if someone doesn't have a...
by purplepeopleeater
December 30th, 2011, 9:29 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Your Daily Random Comment
Replies: 24478
Views: 1510386

Re: Your Daily Random Comment

Not exactly having to do with eyes or winter etc, BUT Fox 26 News reported 18 billion gallons of water were lost this year through leaks in HOUSTON... rather alarming.... Check this out::: http://purplepeopleeater97.blogspot.com/2011/12/water-precious-resource.html you hav to watch the vid that goes...
by purplepeopleeater
December 7th, 2011, 11:35 am
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Forestry B/C
Replies: 619
Views: 50840

Re: Forestry B/C

I THOUGHT that pines would be the hardests to identify, but the TEXAS pines actually aren't that hard.
at greenhill they used the national list instead of the state list...
still got first, but it caught us off gaurd.
by purplepeopleeater
December 6th, 2011, 8:15 pm
Forum: 2012 Nationals
Topic: Will/Did You Make It to Nationals?
Replies: 164
Views: 25705

Re: Will You Make It to Nationals?

if what Z meant was FullMetalMaple's clarification, then I apologize, bc I misunderstood. >.< and I would agree with FMM in that sense, especially since I'm no one to say that Kansas isn't competitive with in themselves- I wouldn't know. :) sorry if my mistake may have offended or ruffled anyone's f...
by purplepeopleeater
December 5th, 2011, 7:57 pm
Forum: 2012 Nationals
Topic: Will/Did You Make It to Nationals?
Replies: 164
Views: 25705

Re: Will You Make It to Nationals?

Interesting viewpoint.... here's some fun data for you - going back for the past 5 years the placements at Nationals of the Kansas teams: Div C: 35, 44, 47, 45, 33, 34, 41, 19, 34 Div B: 40, 37, 28, 39, 38, 30, 34, 35, 32, 46 ahhh.... so how competitive might it be really?? of course making it to N...
by purplepeopleeater
December 5th, 2011, 7:48 pm
Forum: 2012 Nationals
Topic: Will/Did You Make It to Nationals?
Replies: 164
Views: 25705

Re: Will You Make It to Nationals?

ah... i see. meh-- if it didn't count, it would be neat to go to other state tournaments just to get the feel of how competitive it really is. and every state has its own style of tournaments so thats pretty cool too. i know there are invites, but the intensity just isn't matched. :) well that stink...

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