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Re: Write it Do it

Postby Phenylethylamine » July 15th, 2009, 6:54 am

wait so they only had one sheet of paper and one snowman sticker?
The writer so one sticker. The builder was given one sheet of stickers. On the sheet there were about twenty different stickers each with a snowman doing or wearing something different.

I have seen other such tricky things. Like the writer saw only saw one blue paperclip so they wrote "blue paperclip..." but I saw five blue toothpicks each a different color (something like navy, cobalt, sky, ocean, and royal).
At an Invitational that I went to, there were multiple shades of blue, green, and pink beads on the model, but they told us specifically that shade didn't matter as long as you had the basic color right.
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Postby 49ers » July 16th, 2009, 11:50 am

wait so they only had one sheet of paper and one snowman sticker?
The writer so one sticker. The builder was given one sheet of stickers. On the sheet there were about twenty different stickers each with a snowman doing or wearing something different.

I have seen other such tricky things. Like the writer saw only saw one blue paperclip so they wrote "blue paperclip..." but I saw five blue toothpicks each a different color (something like navy, cobalt, sky, ocean, and royal).
At an Invitational that I went to, there were multiple shades of blue, green, and pink beads on the model, but they told us specifically that shade didn't matter as long as you had the basic color right.
does that mean they din't come prepared so they used all the shades???? just asking
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Postby Phenylethylamine » July 16th, 2009, 6:14 pm

At an Invitational that I went to, there were multiple shades of blue, green, and pink beads on the model, but they told us specifically that shade didn't matter as long as you had the basic color right.
does that mean they din't come prepared so they used all the shades???? just asking
If you mean that the sups didn't have enough of the individual shades to make it specific, then maybe, I'm not sure. Partially I think that was why, but also it was an Invitational, so they didn't want to make it too difficult.
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Re: Write it Do it

Postby fmtiger124 » July 16th, 2009, 8:17 pm

If the writer's instructions are even mediocre there still shouldn't be TOO much confusion with extra pieces,right? I mean when in doubt don't just shove it in and hope for the best right?
Not necessarily. At an invitational in OH they gave us a sheet of stickers with snowmen wearing different clothing and doing differnt things. The writers only saw one sticker so they basically wrote "attach the snowman sticker ...." but they needed to tell you it was the snowman sticker with the red had throwing snowballs. Not the blue hat snowball thrower, the red had skier, or any of the other 20 stickers.
that seems almost unfair.....If you're going to do something that unorthodox i'd at least give the writers some sort of hint.
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Postby dudeincolorado » July 16th, 2009, 9:10 pm

IMHO it's okay. I mean yes it's a curve ball, but really? The writer's job is to describe as best as possible, I and under the assumption that "put the snowman sticker on the paper" is defiantly not the best most writers can do. The writer should have know that something was up when the was only one sticker on one sheet of paper, or at least taken the time... you have 25 minutes for the goodness sake! Yes I might sound mean, it's because I'm in a bad mood. I'm sorry.
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Postby rockhound » July 17th, 2009, 4:25 am

IMHO it's okay. I mean yes it's a curve ball, but really? The writer's job is to describe as best as possible, I and under the assumption that "put the snowman sticker on the paper" is defiantly not the best most writers can do. The writer should have know that something was up when the was only one sticker on one sheet of paper, or at least taken the time... you have 25 minutes for the goodness sake! Yes I might sound mean, it's because I'm in a bad mood. I'm sorry.
I think I might have been unclear. The writer did not see a sheet of paper with one sticker on it but rather saw a "standard Write it Do it structure" (whatever that is) and one of the pieces incorporated in it was a sticker. When you think about it it was only one of he 20-30 pieces that made up the structure.

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Postby sciolykid101 » July 18th, 2009, 7:48 pm

If the writer's instructions are even mediocre there still shouldn't be TOO much confusion with extra pieces,right? I mean when in doubt don't just shove it in and hope for the best right?
Not necessarily. At an invitational in OH they gave us a sheet of stickers with snowmen wearing different clothing and doing differnt things. The writers only saw one sticker so they basically wrote "attach the snowman sticker ...." but they needed to tell you it was the snowman sticker with the red had throwing snowballs. Not the blue hat snowball thrower, the red had skier, or any of the other 20 stickers.
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Postby fmtiger124 » July 19th, 2009, 1:45 pm

IMHO it's okay. I mean yes it's a curve ball, but really? The writer's job is to describe as best as possible, I and under the assumption that "put the snowman sticker on the paper" is defiantly not the best most writers can do. The writer should have know that something was up when the was only one sticker on one sheet of paper, or at least taken the time... you have 25 minutes for the goodness sake! Yes I might sound mean, it's because I'm in a bad mood. I'm sorry.
I think I might have been unclear. The writer did not see a sheet of paper with one sticker on it but rather saw a "standard Write it Do it structure" (whatever that is) and one of the pieces incorporated in it was a sticker. When you think about it it was only one of he 20-30 pieces that made up the structure.
ohhhhhhhhhh.....that makes more sense--in that case I still think they should have told them that a ton of stickers would be given
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Re: Write it Do it

Postby 49ers » July 19th, 2009, 2:00 pm

IMHO it's okay. I mean yes it's a curve ball, but really? The writer's job is to describe as best as possible, I and under the assumption that "put the snowman sticker on the paper" is defiantly not the best most writers can do. The writer should have know that something was up when the was only one sticker on one sheet of paper, or at least taken the time... you have 25 minutes for the goodness sake! Yes I might sound mean, it's because I'm in a bad mood. I'm sorry.
I think I might have been unclear. The writer did not see a sheet of paper with one sticker on it but rather saw a "standard Write it Do it structure" (whatever that is) and one of the pieces incorporated in it was a sticker. When you think about it it was only one of he 20-30 pieces that made up the structure.
ohhhhhhhhhh.....that makes more sense--in that case I still think they should have told them that a ton of stickers would be given
yes they should have told the writer that there were going to be a sheet of stickers that doesn't sound very fair to not tellthe writers that
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Postby kp9ssa » July 25th, 2009, 11:19 am

they should.plus they should tell writersif there are any other extra pieces
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