How was Nationals?

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How was Nationals?

Postby ILoveEgretsClub » May 22nd, 2011, 5:54 pm

After looking at the "Did you medal at Nationals?" thread from 2009, I thought this was necessary.

How was Nationals? Did you medal? How did your team do? Better or worse than expected?

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Re: How was Nationals?

Postby disownedpear » May 22nd, 2011, 5:58 pm

our team got 36th this year, which was better than expected because we got 50 something last year
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Postby HappySciencePie » May 22nd, 2011, 7:39 pm

Better than I personally expected. I didn't think we'd make top 10 this year. :]
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Re: How was Nationals?

Postby Kokonilly » May 22nd, 2011, 7:42 pm

HappySciencePie wrote:Better than I personally expected. I didn't think we'd make top 10 this year. :]

Yes, congrats! It was fun seeing you at the swap meet.

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Postby skillfullparrot7 » May 22nd, 2011, 8:37 pm

We did pretty good. We finished 26th overall, and medaled once(2nd place).
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Postby Starapollo1 » May 22nd, 2011, 9:03 pm

We did alright, 21st overall, and our team captured a first place in mission possible! But my events personally were pretty bad (on my part only, the tests were great!)
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Postby kentuckyfan1001 » May 22nd, 2011, 9:50 pm

IT WAS AMAZING :)
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Re: How was Nationals?

Postby Infinity Flat » May 22nd, 2011, 9:58 pm

It was really fun! I now understand what it takes to be competitive at the national level, and my team got 14th in our fist year at nationals. Next season is going to be intense.
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Re: How was Nationals?

Postby npalumbo58 » May 22nd, 2011, 10:55 pm

We won. nbd

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Re: How was Nationals?

Postby SammySmamy » May 23rd, 2011, 6:13 am

It was ah-mazing!! lol our team got 2nd! our best so far :)
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Postby tornado guy » May 23rd, 2011, 7:09 am

The opening ceremony was AMAZING!!!!!!
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Re: How was Nationals?

Postby paleonaps » May 23rd, 2011, 7:20 am

I agree, but it was far too long.
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Re: How was Nationals?

Postby Kokonilly » May 23rd, 2011, 7:42 am

Haha, opening ceremonies... eventually we started playing 4-way rock, paper, scissors. But the demonstrations actually worked and the band was good! Any reason as to why it went half an hour or so overtime, though?

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Re: How was Nationals?

Postby Infinity Flat » May 23rd, 2011, 9:03 am

Kokonilly wrote:Haha, opening ceremonies... eventually we started playing 4-way rock, paper, scissors. But the demonstrations actually worked and the band was good! Any reason as to why it went half an hour or so overtime, though?

It started 20 minutes late, didn't it?
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Re: How was Nationals?

Postby EastStroudsburg13 » May 23rd, 2011, 9:08 am

And the two guys at the end kept talking... and talking... and talking. I thought the rapture had come and that was part of it. I feel like, if they had made it a bit more concise, the awards wouldn't have gone that much over.
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