Write it Do it

User avatar
gneissisnice
Exalted Member
Exalted Member
Posts: 927
Joined: March 11th, 2008, 9:10 am
Division: Grad
State: NY
Location: Long Island

Re: Write it Do it

Postby gneissisnice » July 17th, 2008, 5:56 pm

and by the way, & is called an "ampersand". Just in case you were curious. And HA TEHKUBIX I TIED YOU IN POSTS MUAHAHAHAHAHA. Not spam at all.
2009 events:
Fossils: 1st @ reg. 3rd @ states (stupid dinosaurs...) 5th @ nats.
Dynamic: 1st @ reg. 19thish @ states, 18th @ nats
Herpetology (NOT the study of herpes): NA
Enviro Chem: 39th @ states =(
Cell Bio: 9th @ reg. 18th @ nats
Remote: 6th @ states 3rd @ Nats
Ecology: 5th @ Nats

User avatar
Pleiades
Exalted Member
Exalted Member
Posts: 563
Joined: April 14th, 2008, 4:16 pm
Division: Grad
State: AL

Re: Write it Do it

Postby Pleiades » July 17th, 2008, 6:56 pm

is chatspeak allowed in this event? it probably answers that in the rules but i dont have my coaches rule book with me at the moment. i'll be coaching this event next year. although i didnt compete in this year i was the best on my team at this event during practices. i was the writer and my partner built the exact same thing that i had. all the other groups were WAY off. do you have any good tips for coaching this event that i might not know about?
In response to gneissisnice's post - you may have tied tekubix but i have the most non-spam posts on the board [not that i care..]

eak227
Staff Emeritus
Staff Emeritus
Posts: 119
Joined: December 5th, 2003, 8:05 pm
Division: Grad
Location: Cambridge, MA

Re: Write it Do it

Postby eak227 » July 17th, 2008, 8:08 pm

Chatspeak is not allowed. Everything has to be spelled correctly. However, there is nothing in the rules about omitting words completely. Thus, proper grammar is a terrible idea in this event, as adding unnecessary words means unnecessary time wasted writing. See the Write It Do It Wiki for 4 strategies I put in.
Ethan K
Valparaiso, Indiana SO Alumnus
Ben Franklin MS
Valparaiso HS
Harvard University 2012

Nationals: OSU '03, Juniata '04, Wichita State '07, George Washington '08 -- Team place: 22, 18, 11, 11

User avatar
theoneandonly
Exalted Member
Exalted Member
Posts: 105
Joined: November 3rd, 2002, 12:04 pm
Division: Grad
State: IN
Location: Northwest Indiana | Upstate New York

Re: Write it Do it

Postby theoneandonly » July 17th, 2008, 9:20 pm

See the Write It Do It Wiki for 4 strategies I put in.
Strategy #4 looks uncannily familiar. :D
Take it from eak227; he knows his stuff very well.
Image

galena_lover
Member
Member
Posts: 4
Joined: June 26th, 2007, 12:44 pm
Division: Grad
State: NY
Location: Rochester, NY

Re: Write it Do it

Postby galena_lover » July 18th, 2008, 9:38 am

Even though the official rules say that you can use those symbols, in New York, Mr. Miller, who is always the proctor, said that he disliked the rule and that any symbols would still get you disqualified. and i think that is how it should be. the event is useless if you are allowed to use the symbols. and i remember the styrofoam blocks and tooth picks, that was horrible.... to easy to be worth anything. and at new york states the woman had her baby in the room, crying the whole time.

User avatar
sachleen
Exalted Member
Exalted Member
Posts: 215
Joined: April 10th, 2007, 8:31 pm
Division: Grad
State: CA
Contact:

Re: Write it Do it

Postby sachleen » July 18th, 2008, 12:16 pm

lol, they should have rules the judges have to follow... like no crying babies in the room.

User avatar
gneissisnice
Exalted Member
Exalted Member
Posts: 927
Joined: March 11th, 2008, 9:10 am
Division: Grad
State: NY
Location: Long Island

Re: Write it Do it

Postby gneissisnice » July 19th, 2008, 7:20 am

Hehe Galena, I totally misunderstood what you said for a second. I thought you meant she gave birth in the room while crying. I was like "What???? A judge gave birth in a scio room?!?!"
2009 events:
Fossils: 1st @ reg. 3rd @ states (stupid dinosaurs...) 5th @ nats.
Dynamic: 1st @ reg. 19thish @ states, 18th @ nats
Herpetology (NOT the study of herpes): NA
Enviro Chem: 39th @ states =(
Cell Bio: 9th @ reg. 18th @ nats
Remote: 6th @ states 3rd @ Nats
Ecology: 5th @ Nats

galena_lover
Member
Member
Posts: 4
Joined: June 26th, 2007, 12:44 pm
Division: Grad
State: NY
Location: Rochester, NY

Re: Write it Do it

Postby galena_lover » July 19th, 2008, 9:12 am

that would have been crazy... and very disruptive.

User avatar
Mr. Cool
Exalted Member
Exalted Member
Posts: 414
Joined: May 12th, 2008, 1:25 pm
Division: C
State: TN
Location: Hyrule, Termina, The Great Sea, etc.

Re: Write it Do it

Postby Mr. Cool » July 19th, 2008, 1:20 pm

Hehe Galena, I totally misunderstood what you said for a second. I thought you meant she gave birth in the room while crying. I was like "What???? A judge gave birth in a scio room?!?!"
...........................................That would probably scar me for life.
Check out my Wiki page! [wiki]User:Mr. cool[/wiki]
2012 Events:
Dynamic Planet
Sounds of Music
Optics
Remote Sensing

Conveniently here to save Princess Zelda.

User avatar
sachleen
Exalted Member
Exalted Member
Posts: 215
Joined: April 10th, 2007, 8:31 pm
Division: Grad
State: CA
Contact:

Re: Write it Do it

Postby sachleen » July 19th, 2008, 3:32 pm

hahaha, but seriously though, it really sucks to have to take a test with such distractions..


Return to “2009 Lab Events”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest