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by mwloveslm
April 21st, 2013, 11:23 pm
Forum: 2013 Nationals
Topic: Unofficial Rankings, Division B
Replies: 315
Views: 31127

Re: Unofficial Rankings, Division B

havenguy wrote:My rankings:

1. Winston Churchill
2. Solon
3. Daniel Wright
4. JC Booth
5. Marie Murphy
6. Meads Mill
7. Beckendorff
8. Muscatel
9. Paul J. Gelinas
10. Lakeshore
11. Eagle Hill
12. Magsig
13. Shady Side Academy
14. Strath Haven
15. Longfellow

Yeah... :D
by mwloveslm
April 21st, 2013, 10:43 pm
Forum: 2013 Nationals
Topic: Unofficial Rankings, Division B
Replies: 315
Views: 31127

Re: Unofficial Rankings, Division B

mrburrito wrote:This Week's Rankings

1. Solon
2. Marie Murphie
3. Daniel Wright
4. Booth
5. Meads Mill
6. Beckondorff
7. Winston Churchill
8. Shady Side
9. Paul J. Gelinas
10. Magsig

Last year Churchill got fourth.... Why Seventh now?? Last year we beat Beckondorff, Meads Mill and Daniel Wright...
by mwloveslm
April 18th, 2013, 3:07 pm
Forum: 2013 Nationals
Topic: Unofficial Rankings, Division B
Replies: 315
Views: 31127

Re: Unofficial Rankings, Division B

At this point I mostly rank around all of your opinions. If people aren't talking about a team, they don't have as good of a chance of being highly ranked. Of course, a lot of it has to do with a team's success and reputation. Many factors go into these my young son. Churchill has one of the highes...
by mwloveslm
April 16th, 2013, 5:13 pm
Forum: 2013 Nationals
Topic: Unofficial Rankings, Division B
Replies: 315
Views: 31127

Re: Unofficial Rankings, Division B

mrburrito wrote:At this point I mostly rank around all of your opinions. If people aren't talking about a team, they don't have as good of a chance of being highly ranked. Of course, a lot of it has to do with a team's success and reputation. Many factors go into these my young son.

I'm a girl
by mwloveslm
April 15th, 2013, 10:29 pm
Forum: 2013 Nationals
Topic: Teams Going to Nationals
Replies: 92
Views: 16125

Re: Teams Going to Nationals

ScienceOlympian wrote:
mwloveslm wrote:
ScienceOlympian wrote:Winston Churchill Middle School and Palo Alto High School for NORCAL

I wish we could "like" comments on this site! 8-)

I couldn't believe that Mira Loma was beaten by Palo Alto!

I know right! I still can't believe it! and it was only by one point! :shock:
by mwloveslm
April 15th, 2013, 5:38 pm
Forum: 2013 Nationals
Topic: Teams Going to Nationals
Replies: 92
Views: 16125

Re: Teams Going to Nationals

ScienceOlympian wrote:Winston Churchill Middle School and Palo Alto High School for NORCAL

I wish we could "like" comments on this site! 8-)
by mwloveslm
April 15th, 2013, 5:24 pm
Forum: 2013 Nationals
Topic: Unofficial Rankings, Division B
Replies: 315
Views: 31127

Re: Unofficial Rankings, Division B

mrburrito wrote:Come at me Churchill! 8-)

Haha yes we will :D And also, what do you base your rankings on?
by mwloveslm
April 15th, 2013, 5:22 pm
Forum: 2013 Build Events
Topic: Rotor Egg Drop B
Replies: 278
Views: 59653

Re: Rotor Egg Drop B

I am redoing my rotor (even though I got 3rd at regionals) and want ideas of what rotor design i should use. I tried a flower petal that weighed 8 grams:2.6 sec. Same time with my double rectangular rotor. I want to try the corkscrew,but last time I tried i was completely clueless on how to build i...
by mwloveslm
April 14th, 2013, 9:09 pm
Forum: 2013 Nationals
Topic: Unofficial Rankings, Division B
Replies: 315
Views: 31127

Re: Unofficial Rankings, Division B

EASTstroudsburg13 wrote:
mrburrito wrote:Wow, that's impressive, winning by more than 60 points. They'll definitely be on next week's rankings.

Churchill exacts its revenge for not being on your rankings. :P

Yes...exactly!! :)
by mwloveslm
April 14th, 2013, 6:24 pm
Forum: Boomilever B/C
Topic: Ongoing Contest(Scores)
Replies: 366
Views: 35495

Re: Ongoing Contest(Scores)

@drifter601
The first and second place scores were both in the 1300's, and after our 1200, the other team had 1100
by mwloveslm
April 14th, 2013, 5:02 pm
Forum: Boomilever B/C
Topic: Ongoing Contest(Scores)
Replies: 366
Views: 35495

Re: Ongoing Contest(Scores)

I've had much more extreme ways of parents trying to see our designs. One parent at a regional was in the seats and when I walked past her, she stopped me with her hand and examined it CLOSELY (Even touching it to move it around) to try to see what we did. (BTW this was towers from last year). In a...
by mwloveslm
April 14th, 2013, 4:48 pm
Forum: 2013 Nationals
Topic: Unofficial Rankings, Division B
Replies: 315
Views: 31127

Re: Unofficial Rankings, Division B

This week's rankings 1. Solon 2. Daniel Wright 3. Marie Murphy 4. Booth 5. Meads Mill 6. Beckendorff 7. Muscatel 8. Strath Haven 9. Magsig 10. Paul J. Gelinas May want to consider #14 from MVHawk. Difficult to see 34, 16, 12 averaging out to 14th best but it is only the 4th year for that school and...
by mwloveslm
April 6th, 2013, 3:42 pm
Forum: Boomilever B/C
Topic: Ongoing Contest(Scores)
Replies: 366
Views: 35495

Re: Ongoing Contest(Scores)

Recently at our unnamed Regional, the was a parent from an unnamed national powerhouse that sat quietly 20 feet or so to the side of the stage, with his small digital camera positioned at his side, with the optical zoom lens fully extended. After each competitor got their boom mounted, he would dis...
by mwloveslm
April 6th, 2013, 3:01 pm
Forum: Boomilever B/C
Topic: Ongoing Contest(Scores)
Replies: 366
Views: 35495

Re: Ongoing Contest(Scores)

ckssv07 wrote:I went from a ~650-~1400 just by taking some extra time and perfecting my building techniques. That is what separates a lot of the scores(i think)


yeah someone i know just changed the direction of the grains on his loading block, and it went from a really low score to a 1200

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