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by nickfastswim
June 7th, 2010, 3:23 am
Forum: Posting Games
Topic: Your Daily Random Comment
Replies: 24008
Views: 1359597

Re: Your Daily Random Comment

starpug wrote:
binary010101 wrote:What happened to nickfastswim?

He drowned :D :lol:

rocketman1555 wrote:yeah, he was swimming to slowly

binary010101 wrote:<play dramatic music> Where in the world is...
nickfastswim!!!!


Haha yes I did drown, the whirlpool just sucked me in you know! :lol:
by nickfastswim
April 26th, 2009, 12:20 am
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Electric Vehicle C
Replies: 395
Views: 64025

Re: Electric Vehicle C

No matter how good of a builder you are, I still haven't found a substitute for the testing and tweaking. This applies to all the building events and any engineering work in general. I have never built any SO building event and had worked right away just as I expected it to. I actually spent at lea...
by nickfastswim
April 21st, 2009, 10:36 pm
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Electric Vehicle C
Replies: 395
Views: 64025

Re: Electric Vehicle C

Relative to my posts, on the image gallery. I've asked them to be removed because the builder, the team, and the school are, EXTREMELY, upset that pictures have been posted of the winning EV design here in Northern California. It was not my intention to cause any harm to their chances at Nationals,...
by nickfastswim
April 21st, 2009, 10:08 pm
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: MINNESOTA Keep The Heat In
Replies: 13
Views: 2981

Re: MINNESOTA Keep The Heat In

Well a thermos is actually pretty simple, its just a double walled container with a vacuum in between the two walls. Of course making one might be slightly harder, you might need a vacuum pump to pull good vacuum.
by nickfastswim
April 11th, 2009, 12:29 am
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: MINNESOTA Keep The Heat In
Replies: 13
Views: 2981

Re: MINNESOTA Keep The Heat In

Im from MN 8-)
KTH -- i have never hear of this event before. Does it involve building a container to keep some object warm as long as possible? I know for liquids this type of container is called a thermos. :lol:
by nickfastswim
April 11th, 2009, 12:06 am
Forum: Posting Games
Topic: Save the person on top of you!
Replies: 669
Views: 33980

Re: Save the person on top of you!

That is when i pull out my tranquilizer rifle and take an aim at the dinosaur's neck but when i pull the trigger the gun jams :shock:
by nickfastswim
April 4th, 2009, 1:22 am
Forum: 2009 Build Events
Topic: Electric Vehicle C
Replies: 395
Views: 64025

Re: Electric Vehicle C

The basic formula for the turning radius is R=\frac {L}{ sin(90^{\circ} -\theta)} where L = length of wheelbase (distance between the axles) theta= angle the axle is turned with respect to the the center line If we were to increase the wheel base L then according to this formula the turning ...
by nickfastswim
April 4th, 2009, 12:27 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Worst thing a teacher has done to you
Replies: 36
Views: 2691

Re: Worst thing a teacher has done to you

Yeah it has been a long time, nice to come back and remember the good old days! 8-)
by nickfastswim
April 2nd, 2009, 12:49 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Worst thing a teacher has done to you
Replies: 36
Views: 2691

Re: Worst thing a teacher has done to you

I got a 2 hour detention in middle school for running behind a tree and hiding for like 5sec during recess. :lol: At detention I had to write 200 times that i will not hide behind trees.
Now looking back I actually find it pretty amusing. :mrgreen:
by nickfastswim
April 2nd, 2009, 12:38 am
Forum: Posting Games
Topic: three word story
Replies: 1154
Views: 48069

Re: three word story

ate three cookies

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