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Re: Texas 2015

Postby MyMomIsOkra » April 23rd, 2015, 8:28 am

Our team just realized you can't bring in a watch to Time, guys what do I do??
Don't bring a watch perhaps?
Idk I think it'll still be ok if you bring one, I heard the nats time proctor is a really nice guy...
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Re: Texas 2015

Postby MyMomIsOkra » April 23rd, 2015, 8:30 am

Wait, you can't use gunpowder?

Our Mission had a Carnot heat engine powered by gunpowder to transfer between thermal and mechanical tons of times. This means we have to remake it???
No, I think your carrot heat engine is still fine. It's only gunpowder that's banned, not rabbits
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Re: Texas 2015

Postby iwonder » April 23rd, 2015, 9:22 am

I really dislike Texas Scio tbh, also because they let teams do troll events like Game On
Well, someone's gotta try it out so we all know that it wouldn't make a good national event. :P

I'm going by Friday to see some of the builds (I go to A&M, so it's close) and now I really want to see someone's mission blow up.
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Re: Texas 2015

Postby MyMomIsOkra » April 23rd, 2015, 10:16 am

I really dislike Texas Scio tbh, also because they let teams do troll events like Game On
Well, someone's gotta try it out so we all know that it wouldn't make a good national event. :P

I'm going by Friday to see some of the builds (I go to A&M, so it's close) and now I really want to see someone's mission blow up.
Even without gunpowder someone's will probably catch fire... also I suppose you have a point regarding the trial events. But doesn't nats also do trial events?
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Re: Texas 2015

Postby chalker » April 23rd, 2015, 5:34 pm

But doesn't nats also do trial events?
Technically we typically do 'pilot events' at Nationals. The way the process generally works is someone comes up with an event idea, convinces some regional tournaments to try it out, then convinces a state director to trial it, who then presents it to other state directors for trial, which then results in piloting it at Nationals. We like to get lots of data points from across the country regarding new events.

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Re: Texas 2015

Postby MyMomIsOkra » April 23rd, 2015, 6:45 pm

But doesn't nats also do trial events?
Technically we typically do 'pilot events' at Nationals. The way the process generally works is someone comes up with an event idea, convinces some regional tournaments to try it out, then convinces a state director to trial it, who then presents it to other state directors for trial, which then results in piloting it at Nationals. We like to get lots of data points from across the country regarding new events.
Oh, I get it now. But what about across other countries?
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Re: Texas 2015

Postby doublelift » April 23rd, 2015, 7:55 pm

Hey just wondering, is tomorrow's Bridge Building setup going to be competitors pouring one cup at a time into the bucket or will there be a thing which we pull a lever and sand starts filling from a hopper?
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Re: Texas 2015

Postby Scioly99 » April 23rd, 2015, 8:18 pm

Hey just wondering, is tomorrow's Bridge Building setup going to be competitors pouring one cup at a time into the bucket or will there be a thing which we pull a lever and sand starts filling from a hopper?
it will most likely be pouring with a cup

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Re: Texas 2015

Postby iwonder » April 23rd, 2015, 10:57 pm

Hey just wondering, is tomorrow's Bridge Building setup going to be competitors pouring one cup at a time into the bucket or will there be a thing which we pull a lever and sand starts filling from a hopper?
In the past 4 years of state I don't think I ever remember an autoloader :P

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Re: Texas 2015

Postby lumosityfan » April 24th, 2015, 9:38 am

Good luck to everyone competing!
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Re: Texas 2015

Postby MyMomIsOkra » April 24th, 2015, 1:25 pm

GOOD FUN HAVE LUCK EVERYONE!!!! :D :D :D
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Re: Texas 2015

Postby jkang » April 25th, 2015, 6:42 pm

Results of TX C state tournament:
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Re: Texas 2015

Postby varunscs11 » April 25th, 2015, 7:18 pm

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Re: Texas 2015

Postby MyMomIsOkra » April 26th, 2015, 12:36 pm

Great tournament! Congrats especially to the 4 teams who made nats! I hope everyone had as much fun as I did, and make sure to follow your hearts!!!!!! :D :D :D :D :D
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Re: Texas 2015

Postby henceagrin36 » April 26th, 2015, 1:01 pm

Basically what MyMomIsOkra said lol.

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