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by Kyanite
September 18th, 2018, 10:49 am
Forum: 2019 Study Events
Topic: Herpetology B/C
Replies: 239
Views: 29680

Re: Herpetology B/C

longshot0921 wrote:In the list below the rules it lists the genus Charina – rubber boa and rosy boa
Rosy boa is not under the genus of Charina.
Even if it may be wrong go off of the list they provide, its the same list the test writers will model their test's around.
by Kyanite
May 30th, 2018, 9:40 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: SciOly Superlatives 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 7804

Re: SciOly Superlatives 2018

Scioly keeps surprising me with all these activities.
by Kyanite
May 24th, 2018, 9:05 am
Forum: 2018 Nationals
Topic: Nationals Event Discussion
Replies: 83
Views: 14437

Re: Nationals Event Discussion

Anyone have thoughts on the Forensics test? I do know that I couldn't light the match...then I got the event helpers to try and help me...they got the match but couldn't get the candle...long story short, the entire box of matches was spent and I was forced to sight-identify the fibers without a ca...
by Kyanite
May 24th, 2018, 8:41 am
Forum: 2018 Nationals
Topic: Nationals Event Discussion
Replies: 83
Views: 14437

Re: Nationals Event Discussion

Anyone have thoughts on the Forensics test? I do know that I couldn't light the match...then I got the event helpers to try and help me...they got the match but couldn't get the candle...long story short, the entire box of matches was spent and I was forced to sight-identify the fibers without a ca...
by Kyanite
May 23rd, 2018, 9:15 pm
Forum: Mission Possible C
Topic: Mission Possible C
Replies: 505
Views: 69245

Re: Mission Possible C

Narwhalicorn wrote:Anyone have any idea what the topic or tasks are going to be like for next year?
I expect a complete remodel of the actions list, maybe going back to lifting up ping pong balls or something similar.
by Kyanite
May 22nd, 2018, 9:36 am
Forum: 2018 Study Events
Topic: Herpetology B/C
Replies: 469
Views: 43564

Re: Herpetology B/C

Anyone else get confused on the station about Opheodrys? They asked whether it was arboreal or terrestrial and the rough skinned species is highly arboreal while the smooth skinned is terrestrial, this question threw me for a loop as the photo made it hard to tell between the two. Yea I had the sam...
by Kyanite
May 22nd, 2018, 9:34 am
Forum: 2018 Nationals
Topic: Nationals Event Discussion
Replies: 83
Views: 14437

Re: Nationals Event Discussion

Herpetology (16) 2/10 This test had the right idea but was far too light and far to general in the questions with specific answers. I felt as though the test writer was new to Scioly and didn't understand the level of expertise the competitors brought to the competition. Expecting an intense fast t...
by Kyanite
May 22nd, 2018, 9:01 am
Forum: 2018 Study Events
Topic: Herpetology B/C
Replies: 469
Views: 43564

Re: Herpetology B/C

Anyone else get confused on the station about Opheodrys? They asked whether it was arboreal or terrestrial and the rough skinned species is highly arboreal while the smooth skinned is terrestrial, this question threw me for a loop as the photo made it hard to tell between the two.
by Kyanite
May 19th, 2018, 12:38 pm
Forum: Mission Possible C
Topic: Mission Possible C
Replies: 505
Views: 69245

Re: Mission Possible C

Mira Loma's Mission was apparently in the range of 5 cm x 10 cm x 20 cm (all tasks and chemical timer). That's simply insane... ~5 seconds for all tasks and 2:53 chemical timer (if it worked as expected - I do not know how they actually did) It appeared to have worked well, though they left their m...
by Kyanite
May 17th, 2018, 6:25 pm
Forum: 2018 Nationals
Topic: Rocks and Minerals for Swap Meet
Replies: 19
Views: 2524

Re: Rocks and Minerals for Swap Meet

If anyone is looking to trade some minerals or rocks feel free to look for me at the swap meet, I will have a purple bag with gold LSU letters and most likely a gray Washington hat

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