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by shrewdPanther46
April 10th, 2020, 8:58 am
Forum: General Competition
Topic: build injuries
Replies: 35
Views: 3844

Re: build injuries

builderguy135 has a great story to tell from the hovercraft days
by shrewdPanther46
March 19th, 2020, 6:07 pm
Forum: Detector Building C
Topic: 2020-2021 Detector
Replies: 21
Views: 4514

Re: 2020-2021 Detector

Can you clarify on "luck based" in this scenario. I feel that this year the rules were pretty straightforwards and easy to follow though on. Opinions? They were definitely straightforward (aside from ambiguity on whether or not readings had to be blind), but by luck based they mean how the accuracy...
by shrewdPanther46
March 17th, 2020, 6:46 am
Forum: Detector Building C
Topic: 2020-2021 Detector
Replies: 21
Views: 4514

Re: 2020-2021 Detector

Personally, I would like to see a change in the task itself. I feel like its pretty feasible given that all the basic materials (microcontroller and related hardware) can be reused. Only thing that might change is the sensors themselves
by shrewdPanther46
February 19th, 2020, 4:07 pm
Forum: Mousetrap Vehicle B
Topic: Mousetrap snapping
Replies: 1
Views: 494

Re: Mousetrap snapping

I suspect your vehicle is too light and your wheels are skidding at the very beginning. that would explain the fishing line jumping as you mentioned
by shrewdPanther46
February 17th, 2020, 8:45 am
Forum: 2020 Invitationals
Topic: Science Olympiad at Penn Invitational 2020
Replies: 129
Views: 26206

Re: Science Olympiad at Penn Invitational 2020

pb5754 wrote:
February 17th, 2020, 7:59 am
Chiweenie wrote:
February 17th, 2020, 7:24 am
Are they going to be the same event supervisors as last year?
http://pennscienceolympiad.org/ourTeam/
is there a list like that from last year?
by shrewdPanther46
February 9th, 2020, 11:50 am
Forum: 2020 Invitationals
Topic: 2020 Princeton Invitational
Replies: 92
Views: 15725

Re: 2020 Princeton Invitational

Anyone have an idea of when we can expect full results?
by shrewdPanther46
January 30th, 2020, 9:00 pm
Forum: 2020 Regionals & States
Topic: New Jersey 2020
Replies: 247
Views: 29617

Re: New Jersey 2020

The new schedule is only worse.... botany and protein conflict?? Old one was more logical tbh..
Throwing a potential solution out there: could make the botany (trial event) a signup
by shrewdPanther46
January 30th, 2020, 6:51 pm
Forum: 2020 Regionals & States
Topic: New Jersey 2020
Replies: 247
Views: 29617

Re: New Jersey 2020

this schedule is f****** terrible I agree. NJ always has some whack conflicts each year (like last year's herp/fossils conflict) On first glance this seems better than usual for us But in general, my issue with it is that different teams have different conflicts, which isn't fair (historically spea...
by shrewdPanther46
January 27th, 2020, 6:41 am
Forum: 2020 Invitationals
Topic: Science Olympiad at MIT Invitational 2020
Replies: 132
Views: 30281

Re: Science Olympiad at MIT Invitational 2020

About the Forensics test(5): I really loved the difficulty and breadth of the questions(gives us lab-impaired people something to do), and the length of the test kept us busy the whole block and would have taken many hours and much effort to write. But... I wish the test had been a bit more on-spec...
by shrewdPanther46
January 11th, 2020, 4:23 pm
Forum: 2020 Regionals & States
Topic: Pennsylvania 2020
Replies: 326
Views: 43663

Re: Pennsylvania 2020

EKT26 wrote: What’d everyone get for machine ratios [24th gross] ?
A/B 1.961
B/C 1.527
I hope they release the expected ratios

both my ratios were under 1

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