Binder Thickness

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Binder Thickness

Postby Almandine » May 2nd, 2018, 7:43 pm

How thick are your binders?
Mine is a solid 3 inch.
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Re: Binder Thickness

Postby dxu46 » May 2nd, 2018, 7:43 pm

Almandine wrote:How T H I C C are your binders?
Mine is a solid 3 inch.

Same for Rocks and Minerals.
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Postby hippo9 » May 2nd, 2018, 7:53 pm

We had a huge one for road I never bothered condensing
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Re: Binder Thickness

Postby Magikarpmaster629 » May 2nd, 2018, 8:11 pm

Back in my Fossils and R&M days we used 5-inch binders, but none can compare to chalker's monster Crave the Wave binder he showed a picture of once that I couldn't find again.

(also why is this in the nats forums lmao)
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Re: Binder Thickness

Postby Name » May 2nd, 2018, 8:17 pm

I didn't do binder this year, last year was around 2 inches for invasive. I'm personally not a big fan of large binders and it was already hard enough to find things when my binder broke during competition and some pages fell out/got out of order. I just IDed the animal quickly and only went through if I had time, otherwise answered with whatever made sense
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Postby alylam » May 2nd, 2018, 9:00 pm

one of our binders is projected to weigh 15 lbs by the end of next week
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Postby CMS AC » May 2nd, 2018, 9:04 pm

Last year my hover binder had 3 whole textbooks in it...we never opened it ONCE during a test. RIP trees...

Also, at nationals last year, the road binder apparently had 4 pages, which were the required USGS topo symbols (I didn't do it last year). They placed third lol

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Postby hippo9 » May 2nd, 2018, 9:08 pm

Yeah road binders don't require much, but ours had every single shred of notes from our schools road teams dating back at least 4-5 years
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Re: Binder Thickness

Postby Raven » May 3rd, 2018, 5:02 am

Back in 2016, my 3rd place Invasives binder was 6 inches. We taped the rings to prevent pages from falling out. Our 4th place Fossils binder was 5 inches.
This year our herp binder is 5 inches and he's starting to overflow.
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Re: Binder Thickness

Postby Unome » May 3rd, 2018, 5:20 am

The largest binder I've used so far is Herps, which is a nearly full 2.5 inch - though we're shrinking it since it took too long to look through. All of my others are/were smaller - the largest of those was a 2-inch for Fossils.

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Re: Binder Thickness

Postby chalker » May 3rd, 2018, 6:13 am

Magikarpmaster629 wrote:, but none can compare to chalker's monster Crave the Wave binder he showed a picture of once that I couldn't find again.



Unome wrote:The aforementioned very large binder is here.


To be clear, it's not MY binder, I just took a picture of it when I was running It's About Time at Nationals about a decade ago.

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Re: Binder Thickness

Postby ScottMaurer19 » May 3rd, 2018, 6:44 am

4Head wrote:Paging ScottMaurer19

How would you know how thicc my binders are? :?:

I have three 5" binders sitting at home: fossils, rocks, and herpetology.
Sad thing is I don't use most of my rocks binder :cry:
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Re: Binder Thickness

Postby antoine_ego » May 3rd, 2018, 3:20 pm

Darn, I feel inadequate with my .75in Astro and like 20 page Hover binders
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Re: Binder Thickness

Postby TheChiScientist » May 3rd, 2018, 3:31 pm

Oof. Our thermo binder had 100+ pages from a college textbook plus my 30+ notes on history and conversions.
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