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by The Architect
March 30th, 2012, 12:43 pm
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Science Olympiad 2012
Replies: 113
Views: 19071

Re: Science Olympiad 2012

No! Aquifers is gone! And so is Trebs! I'm excited for these other events though, namely Metric Mastery and Sounds of Music.
by The Architect
March 24th, 2012, 2:27 pm
Forum: Posting Games
Topic: Scioly Assassination 85: A Simple Test
Replies: 204
Views: 16856

Re: Scioly Assassination 85: A Simple Test

Maybe the target is EAST. Of all of the cardinal directions, east is the only one not capitalized.
by The Architect
March 9th, 2012, 5:32 pm
Forum: Mission Possible B
Topic: General Mission Possible
Replies: 326
Views: 39535

Re: General Mission Possible

Then they should be perfectly fine.
by The Architect
March 9th, 2012, 5:17 pm
Forum: Mission Possible B
Topic: General Mission Possible
Replies: 326
Views: 39535

Re: General Mission Possible

the metal balls from Magnetix count as granular material, right? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnetix I do not see why they should not be considered to be granular if ball bearings are allowed, but are they themselves magnetically attracted to each other? I know that the rods are magnetic, but I d...
by The Architect
February 23rd, 2012, 5:32 pm
Forum: Posting Games
Topic: SMART QUESTIONS - STUPID ANSWERS
Replies: 1886
Views: 102114

Re: SMART QUESTIONS - STUPID ANSWERS

Because of people's natural tendency to make everything the way that it is not intended to be.

Why is the above so?
by The Architect
February 23rd, 2012, 5:29 pm
Forum: Mission Possible B
Topic: General Mission Possible
Replies: 326
Views: 39535

Re: General Mission Possible

For task 4f, if we have a first class level and a second class level combined, with a marble on the second class lever, would creating the incline using an IMA of greater than 5 and letting the marble roll count as "utilizing the IMA of 5 to cause the next action? Sounds like a inclined plane to me...
by The Architect
December 23rd, 2011, 12:19 pm
Forum: Mission Possible B
Topic: Ramp Task
Replies: 28
Views: 7431

Re: Ramp Task

What types of weights are people using and where did you find them?
by The Architect
December 9th, 2011, 3:44 pm
Forum: Mission Possible B
Topic: General Mission Possible
Replies: 326
Views: 39535

Re: General Mission Possible

I think benk is asking whether or not one is able to have the same event (using a pulley) happen at different, multiple times for different purposes, but only have one of those multiple times count towards the score. Is this what you were thinking of?
by The Architect
December 9th, 2011, 3:40 pm
Forum: Mission Possible B
Topic: String Task
Replies: 16
Views: 5796

String Task

Topic for discussion
Primarily involving how one pulls the string, what type of string is used, and what next action the string will cause.
by The Architect
November 24th, 2011, 4:21 pm
Forum: Posting Games
Topic: Scioly Assassination 82: The Great War
Replies: 274
Views: 18170

Re: Scioly Assassination 82: The Great War

The end of the nineteenth century saw the rise of new imperialism. France, Great Britain, Germany and my home came into the possession of much territory. But with larger areas were increasing tensions. My home and the other nations engaged in an arms race, militarism and the preparation for an impen...

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