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by unquantumphysics
March 25th, 2011, 3:03 am
Forum: Mission Possible C
Topic: Parallels question
Replies: 16
Views: 7699

Re: Parallels question

Is it considered a parallel if the inflating balloon continues to inflate after the next task has been set off? There's really no way to stop the balloon from inflating at a specific point in time... (unless you do a TON of trials to see how much reactants are necessary to keep the reaction going fo...
by unquantumphysics
March 24th, 2011, 7:58 pm
Forum: Mission Possible C
Topic: Sand Timer Task
Replies: 61
Views: 22184

Re: Sand Timer Task

Good idea--unfortunately, though, the sand timer needs to run for at least 15 seconds. The balloon would rise as soon as the lever is lifted :(
by unquantumphysics
March 24th, 2011, 7:29 pm
Forum: Mission Possible C
Topic: Blocks Task
Replies: 103
Views: 27130

Re: Blocks Task

Wait... but that is in contradiction with a post from the second page of this thread -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Question 1: Can the blocks land in a corral / walled structure to help position them (the structure could be removed...
by unquantumphysics
March 24th, 2011, 7:20 pm
Forum: Mission Possible C
Topic: Sand Timer Task
Replies: 61
Views: 22184

Re: Sand Timer Task

For those of you who are using the sand timer as the penultimate task, how are you transitioning from it to raising the balloon w/ the sign?
by unquantumphysics
March 24th, 2011, 5:22 am
Forum: Mission Possible C
Topic: Sand Timer Task
Replies: 61
Views: 22184

Re: Sand Timer Task

What in the world is the "ideal time"?
by unquantumphysics
March 24th, 2011, 5:10 am
Forum: Mission Possible C
Topic: Blocks Task
Replies: 103
Views: 27130

Re: Blocks Task

I am new to this event for my states competition, so I would greatly appreciate any help from veteran MPers! Throughout this forum, I have noticed over and over again that people are thinking about covering their stack of blocks with something (i.e. cage). Isn't this prohibited by the rules? I was u...

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