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by dragonfruit35
January 12th, 2020, 8:36 am
Forum: Gravity Vehicle C
Topic: Scores
Replies: 36
Views: 2184

Re: Scores

We scored 21.26 (8.8cm, 3.66 sec for a 10.5m target) at the CMU invitational and placed 6th :shock:
by dragonfruit35
December 19th, 2019, 6:23 am
Forum: Mousetrap Vehicle B
Topic: String Unraveling?
Replies: 5
Views: 307

Re: String Unraveling?

I wouldn't say that's the only way to solve it. Last year, I had this issue, and it was really affecting our runs, so instead of starting our mousetraps with the built-in trigger, we made a lock on the axle that could be released with a pencil (this was legal under last year's rules - not sure if it...
by dragonfruit35
September 5th, 2019, 5:59 am
Forum: Study Events
Topic: Codebusters C
Replies: 72
Views: 8024

Re: Codebusters C

Looking for opinions here, I'm curious what everyone else thinks of the rules. I've always wished they'd lean more towards the cryptography/math intensive problems and shy away from the monoalphabetic tasks (I see them as more repetitive, less thought provoking). Each year so far the rules have mov...
by dragonfruit35
September 3rd, 2019, 5:42 am
Forum: General Competition
Topic: 2020 Rules are out!!
Replies: 20
Views: 2267

Re: 2020 Rules are out!!

Code and orni conflict wtf im gonna go cry now
:cry: :cry: :cry:
by dragonfruit35
June 4th, 2019, 7:48 am
Forum: Mousetrap Vehicle C
Topic: Score Discussion
Replies: 97
Views: 17611

Re: Score Discussion

Any scores from Nationals?
Solon 11.31
Troy 16.35
We scored 31.8 and got 10th; angle was slightly off on the first run but when we tried to correct on the second we had something go wrong with the drive string unfortunately.
by dragonfruit35
June 3rd, 2019, 9:38 am
Forum: 2019 Nationals
Topic: Nationals Event Discussion
Replies: 124
Views: 16760

Re: Nationals Event Discussion

Codebusters (5) - Like basically every other team, we solved the timed question way slower than we expected (4:12); I think we were second in our room to solve it. As I said earlier, we also ended up missing the weird-looking Baconian, the 3x3 Hill (as it was only 100 points for some reason) and bot...
by dragonfruit35
June 2nd, 2019, 8:21 am
Forum: 2019 Nationals
Topic: Nationals Event Discussion
Replies: 124
Views: 16760

Re: Nationals Event Discussion

For all you codebusters, how did you do? (time and how many questions answered) We got 3rd with a time of 5:57 (yikes). However, I'm pretty sure we got everything else (unless there was a dumb mistake) right except one patristocrat that was 600 points. I was surprised we placed because of the time ...
by dragonfruit35
June 1st, 2019, 3:05 am
Forum: 2019 Nationals
Topic: 2019 National Tournament: Cornell University
Replies: 476
Views: 76718

Re: 2019 National Tournament: Cornell University

Good luck to everyone competing today!! :D
by dragonfruit35
May 31st, 2019, 4:52 pm
Forum: 2019 Nationals
Topic: Swap Meet
Replies: 259
Views: 20641

Re: Swap Meet

super duper late but I’m going to have Virginia bag tags, mini NFL pennants from every team, two leftover mini license plate keychains from last year, and AMAZING HERP SHIRTS (limited supply ;)) find me if you want one!
by dragonfruit35
May 28th, 2019, 8:23 pm
Forum: 2019 Nationals
Topic: Prediction Contest 2019
Replies: 62
Views: 11053

Re: Prediction Contest 2019

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