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Re: Binder Thickness

Post by 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

Post by 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

Post by 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

Post by 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

Post by 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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Re: Binder Thickness

Post by syo_astro » May 3rd, 2018, 4:42 pm

Magikarpmaster629 wrote: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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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:
For Rocks, I think we used a 2", though supposedly my old team lost it while moving things:/. It was a really good binder too...I could have imagined going to 3", but I probably couldn't have done bigger.
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Re: Binder Thickness

Post by Unome » May 3rd, 2018, 4:52 pm

antoine_ego wrote:Darn, I feel inadequate with my .75in Astro and like 20 page Hover binders
In fairness, my Astro binder is only about 25 pages double-sided on this year's material, but the size is inflated because of sheet protectors and because I keep past years' DSO stuff in the back.

(chances are our Hovercraft team's binder is no more than a few pages)
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Re: Binder Thickness

Post by 4Head » May 3rd, 2018, 7:16 pm

Unome wrote:
antoine_ego wrote:Darn, I feel inadequate with my .75in Astro and like 20 page Hover binders
In fairness, my Astro binder is only about 25 pages double-sided on this year's material, but the size is inflated because of sheet protectors and because I keep past years' DSO stuff in the back.

(chances are our Hovercraft team's binder is no more than a few pages)
Why binders in astro? I cant think of any benefit theyd have over laptops.
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Re: Binder Thickness

Post by Adi1008 » May 3rd, 2018, 7:25 pm

4Head wrote:
Unome wrote:
antoine_ego wrote:Darn, I feel inadequate with my .75in Astro and like 20 page Hover binders
In fairness, my Astro binder is only about 25 pages double-sided on this year's material, but the size is inflated because of sheet protectors and because I keep past years' DSO stuff in the back.

(chances are our Hovercraft team's binder is no more than a few pages)
Why binders in astro? I cant think of any benefit theyd have over laptops.
Some people find binders easier to organize or are able to locate pages faster with a binder. Also, some states, like Georgia, don't allow laptops for Astronomy so I'd imagine teams from states like those would invest in having good binders
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Re: Binder Thickness

Post by IvanGe » May 3rd, 2018, 7:37 pm

Darn, my hover binder is honestly just the AP Physics Reference Table and a crap ton of MEMES
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