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Re: POLL- Who will win B Division at Nationals

Posted: May 8th, 2009, 5:21 pm
by pjgscioisamazing
croman74 wrote:
pjgscioisamazing wrote:
croman74 wrote:Under the predictions for nationals, people are still putting that White Pines will do better than Lakeshore. I don't think they realize that White Pines didn't win states. They got 2nd by 29 points.


So taht doesn't mean anything. Solon got 2nd last year at states and beat Magsig. It's very possible for a second place team to do better than the first place team at nationals.

That's true. White Pines did beat Lakeshore at regionals. But for some reason, I think that Lakeshore will win. I believe both of them will be top 5.


Well also, I think taht in some cases, being second place will motivate the teams more so it is possible to do better. I am from PJ Gelinas in NY, and we were state champs for three years, but this year we had soem mess-ups, got 2nd, and now we are more determined than ever, cause we wanna show Eagle Hill (the team that got 1st) whose boss ;) :lol:

Re: POLL- Who will win B Division at Nationals

Posted: May 8th, 2009, 5:55 pm
by croman74
Yeah. After competition you can see where you need to improve. Hopefully White Pines does (I have no doubt they will) and they improve those areas. I'm sure this year that they're aiming to win. They need revenge from last year. Losing by 1 point isn't fun. Especially at nationals.

Re: POLL- Who will win B Division at Nationals

Posted: May 8th, 2009, 5:56 pm
by pjgscioisamazing
croman74 wrote:Yeah. After competition you can see where you need to improve. Hopefully White Pines does (I have no doubt they will) and they improve those areas. I'm sure this year that they're aiming to win. They need revenge from last year. Losing by 1 point isn't fun. Especially at nationals.


Yeah I remember that so clearly. Seeing them lose by 1 point, it must have stunk!

Re: POLL- Who will win B Division at Nationals

Posted: May 8th, 2009, 6:06 pm
by croman74
I know! I would've been so mad. I bet all the kids were thinking, "If only I answered one more question right," or "If only the device did a little better". The big event that White Pines seems to be struggling with is WIDI (39th @ regionals, 28th @ states). Then at states they also placed 31st in Compute This. (I don't remember regionals).

Re: POLL- Who will win B Division at Nationals

Posted: May 8th, 2009, 6:09 pm
by pjgscioisamazing
croman74 wrote:I know! I would've been so mad. I bet all the kids were thinking, "If only I answered one more question right," or "If only the device did a little better". The big event that White Pines seems to be struggling with is WIDI (39th @ regionals, 28th @ states). Then at states they also placed 31st in Compute This. (I don't remember regionals).


Yeah, but idk, I'm kinda glad that we got second at states, cause our team is AWESOME!!! and definitely had the ability to be 1st in our state if we worked a little harder/ didn't let stupid mistakes (like some1 forgetting to go to an event) happen. But now we are soooooo much more determined, like we've all been working soooooo much harder. Like even the team members that were nvr rly that into it are now rly into it.

Re: POLL- Who will win B Division at Nationals

Posted: May 8th, 2009, 6:10 pm
by croman74
That's great. It's good when everybody is motivated. In my opinion, scioly is the most fun when you really get into it. I wish you guys the best at nationals!

Re: POLL- Who will win B Division at Nationals

Posted: May 8th, 2009, 6:12 pm
by pjgscioisamazing
croman74 wrote:That's great. It's good when everybody is motivated. In my opinion, scioly is the most fun when you really get into it. I wish you guys the best at nationals!


Thanks!!! :D

Re: POLL- Who will win B Division at Nationals

Posted: May 8th, 2009, 6:27 pm
by fmtiger124
pjgscioisamazing wrote:
croman74 wrote:
pjgscioisamazing wrote:
So taht doesn't mean anything. Solon got 2nd last year at states and beat Magsig. It's very possible for a second place team to do better than the first place team at nationals.

That's true. White Pines did beat Lakeshore at regionals. But for some reason, I think that Lakeshore will win. I believe both of them will be top 5.


Well also, I think taht in some cases, being second place will motivate the teams more so it is possible to do better. I am from PJ Gelinas in NY, and we were state champs for three years, but this year we had soem mess-ups, got 2nd, and now we are more determined than ever, cause we wanna show Eagle Hill (the team that got 1st) whose boss ;) :lol:

lol and they wanna show you that was no fluke

Re: POLL- Who will win B Division at Nationals

Posted: May 8th, 2009, 6:28 pm
by pjgscioisamazing
fmtiger124 wrote:
pjgscioisamazing wrote:
croman74 wrote:That's true. White Pines did beat Lakeshore at regionals. But for some reason, I think that Lakeshore will win. I believe both of them will be top 5.


Well also, I think taht in some cases, being second place will motivate the teams more so it is possible to do better. I am from PJ Gelinas in NY, and we were state champs for three years, but this year we had soem mess-ups, got 2nd, and now we are more determined than ever, cause we wanna show Eagle Hill (the team that got 1st) whose boss ;) :lol:

lol and they wanna show you that was no fluke


Ok, and well... we'll see in a week from tomorrow.

Re: POLL- Who will win B Division at Nationals

Posted: May 9th, 2009, 12:47 pm
by croman74
I see on the National Predictions Contest that Muscatel is 4th on the list. I've never heard of this school. What state are they from?

Re: POLL- Who will win B Division at Nationals

Posted: May 9th, 2009, 1:49 pm
by pjgscioisamazing
croman74 wrote:I see on the National Predictions Contest that Muscatel is 4th on the list. I've never heard of this school. What state are they from?


They're from California.

Re: POLL- Who will win B Division at Nationals

Posted: May 9th, 2009, 3:34 pm
by fmtiger124
i don't know if this is just me but it seems like nats is creeping up on us I have't seen anyone panicing about it yet and with NY states people were panicing much earlier

Re: POLL- Who will win B Division at Nationals

Posted: May 9th, 2009, 3:35 pm
by soobsession
hmmm...i dont know if community middle school will win. they have won in the past, but this year they didnt seem as strong. but you never know... :|

Re: POLL- Who will win B Division at Nationals

Posted: May 9th, 2009, 4:41 pm
by croman74
fmtiger124 wrote:i don't know if this is just me but it seems like nats is creeping up on us I have't seen anyone panicing about it yet and with NY states people were panicing much earlier

I'm guessing that most of the people worrying about nats are to busy studying to post here how panicked they are.

Re: POLL- Who will win B Division at Nationals

Posted: May 9th, 2009, 9:34 pm
by RightorRong
pjgscioisamazing wrote:
croman74 wrote:I see on the National Predictions Contest that Muscatel is 4th on the list. I've never heard of this school. What state are they from?


They're from California.

Southern California