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Re: Illinois 2018

Postby TheChiScientist » Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:14 am

^Lol^
Rules are rules man. But always read the fine print. Our school's team is notorious for finding loopholes in the rules. You gotta know where to look...
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Re: Illinois 2018

Postby hippo9 » Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:17 am

Skink wrote:
knightmoves wrote:The Roller Coaster ES at IL state was tiering teams for using a wristwatch to time their practice runs. He said that a wristwatch was a tool, and therefore should have been impounded. Phones are explicitly banned. (Per ISO policy, "Students found with cellphones may be asked to leave the event.") He also tiered teams for wristwatches at the regional he ran.

Seriously? Next, participants may as well impound their eyeglasses and fingernails. :roll: Just to be on the safe side...

Maybe their whole body too... they are a tool that could be used to improve the device :lol:
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Re: Illinois 2018

Postby TheChiScientist » Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:21 am

Lol. Rules keep us in check yet sometimes they are so obscure... :roll:
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Re: Illinois 2018

Postby 19alekb » Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:26 am

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Re: Illinois 2018

Postby knightmoves » Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:47 am

Unome wrote:That's a pretty good justification actually, since it's definitely intentionally prepared to be used as a tool. An unimpounded wristwatch could have been modified after the target time was announced.


I don't think that a plain English reading of the word "tools" would include a wristwatch - an accessory worn daily by lots of people. I think his justification was that you'd have to impound a stopwatch, and a wristwatch does more or less the same thing, so he was treating it the same.
I see his point, although I don't think he's right.

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Re: Illinois 2018

Postby 19alekb » Fri Apr 27, 2018 3:06 am

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Re: Illinois 2018

Postby knightmoves » Fri Apr 27, 2018 4:06 am

19alekb wrote:I don't even care anymore(I'm from MM) because even with a 1st in roller(i'm pretty sure that's what we would have gotten according to the actual people in roller)


Winning roller coaster scored 501 (ie. it must have had about 80cm of gaps). The victor has posted his score in the forums somewhere. Yours scored what - something in the high 300s, with 50cm+ of gaps? If so, then you were probably 4th or 5th.

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Re: Illinois 2018

Postby 19alekb » Fri Apr 27, 2018 4:12 am

knightmoves wrote:
19alekb wrote:I don't even care anymore(I'm from MM) because even with a 1st in roller(i'm pretty sure that's what we would have gotten according to the actual people in roller)


Winning roller coaster scored 501 (ie. it must have had about 80cm of gaps). The victor has posted his score in the forums somewhere. Yours scored what - something in the high 300s, with 50cm+ of gaps? If so, then you were probably 4th or 5th.


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Re: Illinois 2018

Postby TheChiScientist » Fri Apr 27, 2018 12:32 pm

So here will be around for ISO 2019? :)
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Re: Illinois 2018

Postby DarthBuilder » Fri Apr 27, 2018 12:50 pm

TheChiScientist wrote:So here will be around for ISO 2019? :)


I’ll be in scioly for my last year next year.
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Re: Illinois 2018

Postby TheChiScientist » Fri Apr 27, 2018 1:03 pm

Same here bro :cry: U moving onto Div. D once ur SciOly career is over?
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Re: Illinois 2018

Postby 19alekb » Fri Apr 27, 2018 6:05 pm

TheChiScientist wrote:Same here bro :cry: U moving onto Div. D once ur SciOly career is over?


is that a thing?
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Re: Illinois 2018

Postby Unome » Fri Apr 27, 2018 6:32 pm

19alekb wrote:
TheChiScientist wrote:Same here bro :cry: U moving onto Div. D once ur SciOly career is over?


is that a thing?

Div D is slang for post-HS SO activities, most commonly event supervising.
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Re: Illinois 2018

Postby 19alekb » Fri Apr 27, 2018 7:46 pm

Unome wrote:
19alekb wrote:
TheChiScientist wrote:Same here bro :cry: U moving onto Div. D once ur SciOly career is over?


is that a thing?

Div D is slang for post-HS SO activities, most commonly event supervising.


Oh. Why don't you go back to the middle school or high school and help coach and be more involved?
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Re: Illinois 2018

Postby Unome » Fri Apr 27, 2018 8:40 pm

19alekb wrote:
Unome wrote:
19alekb wrote:
is that a thing?

Div D is slang for post-HS SO activities, most commonly event supervising.


Oh. Why don't you go back to the middle school or high school and help coach and be more involved?

Count the number of times you've complained about an event supervisor.

Also, event supervising certainly counts as more involved, considering how much time it takes to ES at many tournaments.
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