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by mrsteven
April 30th, 2013, 8:14 am
Forum: 2013 Build Events
Topic: MagLev C
Replies: 528
Views: 49272

Re: MagLev C

The test is difficult to study for, the writers are so different and cover completely different things, more so than other events. Example, invites most of those tests were a good mix of E&M Physics, real maglev trivia and magnetism stuff, but my regional test was entirely random trivia from maglev ...
by mrsteven
April 30th, 2013, 5:16 am
Forum: 2013 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: Illinois 2013
Replies: 663
Views: 48039

Re: Illinois 2013

I mean, if someone randomly PMs me asking questions/help probably. I might assist with the state tournament if im free that day- but im not going to outright coach any teams or the like (except if its part of the Summer Project, i want to help with that). Otherwise, i think ill have my own projects ...
by mrsteven
April 29th, 2013, 3:01 pm
Forum: 2013 Build Events
Topic: MagLev C
Replies: 528
Views: 49272

Re: MagLev C

Multiplier for no electricity? I like it too! Some sort of mechanical device to use gravitational potential energy with counter weights.... I can already start seeing that being very fun brushless motors turn everything around. You have to buy the ESC, motor, likely some sort of transmitter & reciev...
by mrsteven
April 29th, 2013, 2:56 pm
Forum: 2013 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: Illinois 2013
Replies: 663
Views: 48039

Re: Illinois 2013

Soo many people going into engineering O.O then again, we're on a SO forum :P And talking to people who do building events :P (amongst other events in Miss Chis's case) I feel like alot of my friends are going into engineering. Aka all of them, except those rogue compsci majors >.> but for all purp...
by mrsteven
April 28th, 2013, 4:49 pm
Forum: 2013 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: Illinois 2013
Replies: 663
Views: 48039

Re: Illinois 2013

Hahaha thanks, sometimes I feel like I have to justify it since 1/2 my school will go there and I don't want people to think im one of 'those' people who couldnt get in anywhere better lol glad im not a failure Im doing aerospace engineering. Not 100% sure about Chia but an engineering form. Perhaps...
by mrsteven
April 28th, 2013, 2:06 pm
Forum: 2013 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: Illinois 2013
Replies: 663
Views: 48039

Re: Illinois 2013

Those graphs are very small too so its extremely difficult even with two teams to plot any sort of meaningful or semiaccurate scores, trust me, I tried at regionals. I got within 20% of the actual, but thats a huge error
by mrsteven
April 28th, 2013, 1:37 pm
Forum: 2013 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: Illinois 2013
Replies: 663
Views: 48039

Re: Illinois 2013

Chia's going to Yale? CONGRATS CHIA! And it's okay, glad to see you're hanging around here, mrsteven :) Oh the joy... I got into stanford but I couldnt afford it. But U of I isnt bad, just not the same. But ya, ill probably volunteer for the state competition next year as I will probably habe nothi...
by mrsteven
April 28th, 2013, 12:31 pm
Forum: 2013 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: Illinois 2013
Replies: 663
Views: 48039

Re: Illinois 2013

Ya, me and Chia are seniors. We shall be in college next year, but Im attending lowly U of I while she's a Yale girl now :P
by mrsteven
April 28th, 2013, 12:14 pm
Forum: 2013 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: Illinois 2013
Replies: 663
Views: 48039

Re: Illinois 2013

i hate id events lol *gasp* how could you? Lol, jk. I guess it depends on the person. Its like 'weeeeeeee lets make 100000000 note cards of every tree/bird and spend 8888 hours banging your head into them :D' Me no like... Me like boom boom with hammers and poof poof with chemistry Me also 10 years...
by mrsteven
April 28th, 2013, 10:51 am
Forum: 2013 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: Illinois 2013
Replies: 663
Views: 48039

Re: Illinois 2013

I just checked ones Ive done before proficiently- which is the max of five- but im sure almost all except the bio/id i could do well if i looked at the rules

Idk bio and i hate id events lol

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