17-18 Season: Building during the Summer

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Re: 17-18 Season: Building during the Summer

Post by Random Human » July 20th, 2017, 8:25 pm

So, we have very intresting new rule changes... Get ready for a fun year guys...
Stay tuned

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Re: 17-18 Season: Building during the Summer

Post by Unome » July 20th, 2017, 8:54 pm

Random Human wrote:So, we have very intresting new rule changes... Get ready for a fun year guys...
Stay tuned

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A picture on Twitter shows five or six towers:

1) All are two-tiered, including some of good quality construction, so I assume that is a rule change
2) All have rectangular bases
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Re: 17-18 Season: Building during the Summer

Post by Tesel » July 21st, 2017, 5:17 am

Unome wrote:
Random Human wrote:So, we have very intresting new rule changes... Get ready for a fun year guys...
Stay tuned

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A picture on Twitter shows five or six towers:

1) All are two-tiered, including some of good quality construction, so I assume that is a rule change
2) All have rectangular bases
Could you link that picture? I'm intrigued to see what you're talking about.
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Re: 17-18 Season: Building during the Summer

Post by scioly2345 » July 21st, 2017, 5:20 am

Random Human wrote:So, we have very intresting new rule changes... Get ready for a fun year guys...
Stay tuned

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I've seen this change. Wow. I'm shook. Recently built my first two piece tower, a lot harder than it looks to connect the two pieces. However I'm excited this season to experiment with design
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Re: 17-18 Season: Building during the Summer

Post by Random Human » July 21st, 2017, 9:52 am

Yeah, not going to give details... but I can tell you that its a 2 piece tower. There are minor rule changes that aren't really important.
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Re: 17-18 Season: Building during the Summer

Post by Unome » July 21st, 2017, 2:29 pm

Random Human wrote:Yeah, not going to give details... but I can tell you that its a 2 piece tower. There are minor rule changes that aren't really important.
I notice you edited your post. I'll not divulge the past contents, assuming it was for reasons of not spreading SOSI-begotten info (not that there was much revealed before you edited anyway).
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Re: 17-18 Season: Building during the Summer

Post by Random Human » July 21st, 2017, 3:36 pm

Unome wrote:
Random Human wrote:Yeah, not going to give details... but I can tell you that its a 2 piece tower. There are minor rule changes that aren't really important.
I notice you edited your post. I'll not divulge the past contents, assuming it was for reasons of not spreading SOSI-begotten info (not that there was much revealed before you edited anyway).
I'm not related in anyway to SOSI and so is my team...

I've got these from friends.

Is there a rule regarding not spreading info from SOSI? If so, I don't know of these. And is info from SOSI allowed to be passed amongst teams and teamates? Because thats how I got my info...
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Re: 17-18 Season: Building during the Summer

Post by Unome » July 21st, 2017, 4:11 pm

Random Human wrote:
Unome wrote:
Random Human wrote:Yeah, not going to give details... but I can tell you that its a 2 piece tower. There are minor rule changes that aren't really important.
I notice you edited your post. I'll not divulge the past contents, assuming it was for reasons of not spreading SOSI-begotten info (not that there was much revealed before you edited anyway).
I'm not related in anyway to SOSI and so is my team...

I've got these from friends.

Is there a rule regarding not spreading info from SOSI? If so, I don't know of these. And is info from SOSI allowed to be passed amongst teams and teamates? Because thats how I got my info...
I'd recommend against sharing anything that's not already public on scioly.org. As I understand, NSO generally doesn't want it shared but they aren't too concerned with people talking as your friends did since it's pretty minor - the main concern seems to be wide distribution of draft copies of rules. However, I'm not well-informed about what they actually think.
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Re: 17-18 Season: Building during the Summer

Post by bernard » July 21st, 2017, 6:59 pm

Policy is no sharing of details from proposed rules until rules are published. Speculation is allowed.
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Re: 17-18 Season: Building during the Summer

Post by jander14indoor » July 26th, 2017, 6:46 am

Problem with sharing draft rules is that they get used by teams and even event supervisors during the season. So NSO tries to limit distribution to reduce the issues that arise from normal rules changes that occur as a direct result of SOSI input.

As has been discussed in the past, don't sweat next years rules details if you want to practice over the summer. Use ANY year rules to improve your skills against any given event. Adapting to the new rules will then be relatively trivial.

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