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MIT Invitational

Postby Unome » Wed Sep 14, 2016 6:49 pm

40 minutes for registration!? I thought my 5 hour prediction was too short!
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Re: MIT Invitational

Postby JonB » Wed Sep 14, 2016 7:09 pm

Unome wrote:40 minutes for registration!? I thought my 5 hour prediction was too short!



Well, that went fast. I hope the teams that were planning on going got in on time!

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Postby bhavjain » Wed Sep 14, 2016 7:20 pm

Unome wrote:40 minutes for registration!? I thought my 5 hour prediction was too short!


Did your team register in the end?
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Re: MIT Invitational

Postby Fluorine » Wed Sep 14, 2016 7:23 pm

JonB wrote:
Unome wrote:40 minutes for registration!? I thought my 5 hour prediction was too short!



Well, that went fast. I hope the teams that were planning on going got in on time!


Was like I wonder how many people are waiting till exactly at 1:00PM online for registration to open..... guess alot!! Getting one of the 15 spots for 2 teams must have been incredibly difficult then.
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Re: MIT Invitational

Postby Unome » Wed Sep 14, 2016 7:23 pm

bhavjain wrote:
Unome wrote:40 minutes for registration!? I thought my 5 hour prediction was too short!


Did your team register in the end?

I don't know, our sponsor handles that. Hopefully we made it...
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Re: MIT Invitational

Postby Luo » Wed Sep 14, 2016 7:34 pm

Fluorine wrote:Was like I wonder how many people are waiting till exactly at 1:00PM online for registration to open..... guess alot!! Getting one of the 15 spots for 2 teams must have been incredibly difficult then.

The 15 schools/30 spots for confirmed 2 teams filled up in 2 minutes.

We were pleased that this new policy enabled a greater number of less-nationally-prominent local teams to claim spots in the tournament alongside the top national teams. As we've made clear all along, we're keen to make sure the MIT invitational serves elite teams and smaller up-and-coming teams alike, and we're happy that we found a fair policy that supports this goal in the face of astoundingly high demand for spots.
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Re: MIT Invitational

Postby Fluorine » Wed Sep 14, 2016 7:38 pm

Luo wrote:
Fluorine wrote:Was like I wonder how many people are waiting till exactly at 1:00PM online for registration to open..... guess alot!! Getting one of the 15 spots for 2 teams must have been incredibly difficult then.

The 15 schools/30 spots for confirmed 2 teams filled up in 2 minutes.

How does one even fill out the form in 2 minutes OMG! :lol: You need some like mad fast typing skills to pull that off
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Re: MIT Invitational

Postby Luo » Wed Sep 14, 2016 7:45 pm

Fluorine wrote:
Luo wrote:
Fluorine wrote:Was like I wonder how many people are waiting till exactly at 1:00PM online for registration to open..... guess alot!! Getting one of the 15 spots for 2 teams must have been incredibly difficult then.

The 15 schools/30 spots for confirmed 2 teams filled up in 2 minutes.

How does one even fill out the form in 2 minutes OMG! :lol: You need some like mad fast typing skills to pull that off

Some teams had funny spelling errors in things like the name of their school, so we figured that they were typing and clicking through really fast
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Re: MIT Invitational

Postby Unome » Wed Sep 14, 2016 8:14 pm

So now I know for sure that 1 PM EST actually meant 1 PM EDT.
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Re: MIT Invitational

Postby gryphaea1635 » Fri Oct 21, 2016 1:33 am

How long is it going to take for the website to be fixed? :? :? And where can I get those Japanese circular saws?
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Re: MIT Invitational

Postby arvind_r » Fri Oct 28, 2016 6:21 pm

Have the trial events been decided yet?
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Re: MIT Invitational

Postby JonB » Fri Oct 28, 2016 7:23 pm

arvind_r wrote:Have the trial events been decided yet?



The best I can tell is that it involves power tools and metal fasteners.

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Re: MIT Invitational

Postby Unome » Sat Nov 19, 2016 1:46 am

Looks like the website is back up!

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Re: MIT Invitational

Postby Unome » Tue Dec 13, 2016 2:21 pm

Not sure whether them not posting the team list publicly is intentional or not (I've had it for a while, but didn't want to post it in case they didn't want it posted for some reason).

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Re: MIT Invitational

Postby kenniky » Tue Dec 13, 2016 11:29 pm

If anyone's interested, Trial Events are (once again) Picture This and Quantum Quandaries.

They're also allowing people to request trial events, though, which is interesting.


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