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by hippo9
October 13th, 2019, 8:25 pm
Forum: Invitationals
Topic: Science Olympiad at MIT Invitational 2020
Replies: 16
Views: 1560

Re: Science Olympiad at MIT Invitational 2020

Also want to add that all state champions of the states listed except Virginia, Illinois, Maryland, and North Carolina are attending (Includes 7L, Acton, Boca, Auburn, Barrington, Bothell, Columbia, Clark, Harriton, Merrimack, Solon, Olathe North, Troy, South). Olathe North hasn't won Kansas since ...
by hippo9
October 10th, 2019, 6:25 am
Forum: Gravity Vehicle C
Topic: Gravity Vehicle C
Replies: 118
Views: 5286

Re: Gravity Vehicle C

2. Yes, I think you're correct in saying that smaller wheels will be beneficial. However, imo it's not for the "accuracy" - smaller wheels usually have less mass and therefore less rotational inertia. The heavier wheels are, the more force is required in order to get them spinning. However, if you ...
by hippo9
October 6th, 2019, 8:48 pm
Forum: Ping Pong Parachute B/C
Topic: Ping Pong Parachute B/C
Replies: 74
Views: 4588

Re: Ping Pong Parachute B/C

Carbonated water seems to be the most cheap, regular water's fine too.
Although you probably won't ever get called out for this, the rules specify a carbonated beverage bottle, so a bottle for regular water is technically not allowed.
by hippo9
October 5th, 2019, 1:47 pm
Forum: Study Events
Topic: Geologic Mapping C
Replies: 9
Views: 681

Re: Geologic Mapping C

Can someone explain to me how a stereonet works? I've been looking at a couple different resources so far, but nothing makes sense,,
Correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe they removed stereonets from the rules this year.
by hippo9
October 2nd, 2019, 6:17 am
Forum: Study Events
Topic: Ornithology B/C
Replies: 49
Views: 3708

Re: Ornithology B/C

Do any of yall know if the "Unmodified and unannotated field guide" means that we cannot write inside of it? If we have handwritten notes in the field guide does that mean that it's considered modified?
Nevermind
by hippo9
September 6th, 2019, 7:01 am
Forum: Posting Games
Topic: Scioly Assassination 142: Town of Sciolyville
Replies: 129
Views: 3993

Re: Scioly Assassination 142: Town of Sciolyville

He saw 2 yellow eyes in the darkness.
90% sure the character in Creationist's pfp has yellow eyes. Just saying.
by hippo9
September 3rd, 2019, 8:54 am
Forum: Boomilever B/C
Topic: Boomilever B/C
Replies: 72
Views: 4598

Re: Boomilever B/C

Wdym yikes? This effectively neutralizes all super wide boomis (which weren't very effective ngl) and paves the way for a chimney boomi meta to be rampant this year. (This years rules make boomi way easier ngl) Any "good" chimney boomi would be well within 8cm gap the vertical contact lines are giv...
by hippo9
August 28th, 2019, 6:30 pm
Forum: Posting Games
Topic: Scioly Assassination 141: Backyard BBQ Mayhem
Replies: 65
Views: 2614

Re: Scioly Assassination 141: Backyard BBQ Mayhem

And a quarterback for Detroit Lions...
Barry Sanders was a runningback...
by hippo9
July 16th, 2019, 8:58 pm
Forum: Posting Games
Topic: Scioly Assassination 138: Tanks and Turrets
Replies: 188
Views: 8887

Re: Scioly Assassination 138: Tanks and Turrets

Clue #: 9 Target: amk578, ESBoi123 Correctly Protected By: The next clue is a little unstAble. RemembeR TecumSeh? Well, this one wasn’t his fault, him being a Prophet and all. Well tHEn, C ya! Oops, I forgot to tell you! I have no idea why this state is named so. In fact, it’s not far away from ano...
by hippo9
July 15th, 2019, 8:10 pm
Forum: Posting Games
Topic: Scioly Assassination 138: Tanks and Turrets
Replies: 188
Views: 8887

Re: Scioly Assassination 138: Tanks and Turrets

I don't have an accusation, but it's datsciolyboi, the Denmark railway is DSB

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