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by Clematis
February 19th, 2017, 7:58 am
Forum: 2017 Question Marathons
Topic: Rocks & Minerals B/C
Replies: 208
Views: 21022

Re: Rocks & Minerals B/C

Mekzz wrote:Image

What rock makes up these terraces and around what are these structures formed?
Travertine limestone terraces formed around hot springs.
by Clematis
February 19th, 2017, 7:55 am
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Poorly Run Event Stories
Replies: 659
Views: 106745

Re: Poorly Run Event Stories

Remote Sensing is one of those events where the emphasis changes from year to year. This year, the emphasis is climate change. Previous years had water cycle, forests, etc. The emphasis on what satellites we need to know has also changed. It's always frustrating when an invitational has a test model...
by Clematis
February 16th, 2017, 7:46 pm
Forum: Posting Games
Topic: You know you've been in SO too long when...
Replies: 917
Views: 75336

Re: You know you've been in SO too long when...

When you procrastinate doing your school homework by lurking the forum.
by Clematis
February 16th, 2017, 7:45 pm
Forum: Posting Games
Topic: the WRONG answer game
Replies: 633
Views: 29752

Re: the WRONG answer game

smrt1337 wrote:why am i posting this?
Because you are being mind-controlled by aliens who are fans of Science Olympiad.

Why do I not want to do my school homework?
by Clematis
February 14th, 2017, 6:34 pm
Forum: 2017 Study Events
Topic: Rocks and Minerals B/C
Replies: 104
Views: 19484

Re: Rocks and Minerals B/C

Good Question. I don't know, to tell the truth. If I remember correctly, Bauxite is a rock (some webs classify it as a minerals so rip), but (correct me if I'm wrong), it refers to a group of rocks with a similar composition. I dunno, hope someone else knows. *group of minerals Thanks, but what are...
by Clematis
February 13th, 2017, 2:29 pm
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Poorly Run Event Stories
Replies: 659
Views: 106745

Re: Poorly Run Event Stories

At MIT Invite last month: Got to Rocks and Minerals and was sitting at a station with no specimen with my partner, who had come from forensics, which had been held in a location ~15 minutes away. She had sprinted over because of forensics having gone slightly over the time slot, but we entered the ...
by Clematis
February 8th, 2017, 7:03 pm
Forum: Posting Games
Topic: SMART QUESTIONS - STUPID ANSWERS
Replies: 1886
Views: 102184

Re: SMART QUESTIONS - STUPID ANSWERS

It's too complex to be basic.

Why do camels live in the desert?
by Clematis
February 8th, 2017, 6:53 pm
Forum: 2017 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: New York 2017
Replies: 176
Views: 30044

Re: New York 2017

Adding to the fixed team vs swapping out based on results discussion, I'm a fan of having one fixed team throughout the season. While I am of the opinion that inter-team competition for the primary team spots will overall make members try harder, resulting in better results, there's a certain connec...
by Clematis
February 8th, 2017, 6:19 pm
Forum: General Competition
Topic: How do you abbreviate the events?
Replies: 27
Views: 3309

Re: How do you abbreviate the events?

The ones that I abbreviate when typing: Anatomy and Physiology: A&P Dynamic Planet: DP Electric Vehicle: EV Food Science: FS Material Science: MS Remote Sensing: RS Rocks and Minerals: R&M Write It Do It: WIDI The ones that I abbreviate when speaking: Anatomy and Physiology: Anatomy Astronomy: Astro...
by Clematis
February 6th, 2017, 3:40 pm
Forum: Posting Games
Topic: SMART QUESTIONS - STUPID ANSWERS
Replies: 1886
Views: 102184

Re: SMART QUESTIONS - STUPID ANSWERS

Because even fire needs to eat to stay alive.

Why are nerds the best?

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