Schools you want to beat with a burning passion in your heart.

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Re: Schools you want to beat with a burning passion in your heart.

Postby PM2017 » May 19th, 2018, 3:12 pm

The Daniel Wright towers girls.

Oh wait, I mean their parents and coaches.
No need to be so rude lol
But isn't that kinda true what the Cheese kid said? Like they have a coach for every event, and at towers it looked like the coaches built the entire tower.
I can't attest to the accuracy of Cheese's claim, but that doesn't change the fact that it was rather rude.
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Re: Schools you want to beat with a burning passion in your heart.

Postby pb5754[] » May 19th, 2018, 3:21 pm

No need to be so rude lol
But isn't that kinda true what the Cheese kid said? Like they have a coach for every event, and at towers it looked like the coaches built the entire tower.
I can't attest to the accuracy of Cheese's claim, but that doesn't change the fact that it was rather rude.
Their nats tower? How do you know that the coaches built it?

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Re: Schools you want to beat with a burning passion in your heart.

Postby hamnie » May 19th, 2018, 3:40 pm

But isn't that kinda true what the Cheese kid said? Like they have a coach for every event, and at towers it looked like the coaches built the entire tower.
I can't attest to the accuracy of Cheese's claim, but that doesn't change the fact that it was rather rude.
Their nats tower? How do you know that the coaches built it?
Whoa, I don't know where you heard that, but I can confirm that that is not true at all. Daniel Wright members have always labored over their towers...and it's unlikely that parents could juggle both a job and tower building for that many invitationals. I understand rumors are tempting to believe, especially when it's your own event, but please don't accuse teams of acts like that...especially since DW tower students sacrifice holiday break and sleep to work on towers. Thanks.
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Re: Schools you want to beat with a burning passion in your heart.

Postby dwtowergirl » May 19th, 2018, 3:55 pm

The Daniel Wright towers girls.

Oh wait, I mean their parents and coaches.
No need to be so rude lol
But isn't that kinda true what the Cheese kid said? Like they have a coach for every event, and at towers it looked like the coaches built the entire tower.
Hi I just wanna pop in and ask, what does a tower/bridge/boom built by coaches look like? Was it neat? Was it strong? Was it good? So sorry our bracings were straight. Appreciate the input, we’ll be sure to keep your comments in mind for next time!
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Re: Schools you want to beat with a burning passion in your heart.

Postby hamnie » May 19th, 2018, 3:59 pm

No need to be so rude lol
But isn't that kinda true what the Cheese kid said? Like they have a coach for every event, and at towers it looked like the coaches built the entire tower.
Hi I just wanna pop in and ask, what does a tower/bridge/boom built like coaches look like? Was it neat? Was it strong? Was it good? So sorry our bracings were straight. Appreciate the input, we’ll be sure to keep your comments in mind for next time!
Hi buddy, don't be so shady ;p
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Re: Schools you want to beat with a burning passion in your heart.

Postby EastStroudsburg13 » May 19th, 2018, 4:07 pm

Unless there is concrete evidence, it is highly unsportsmanlike to accuse a team of not building their own device. I recommend those making these accusations to refrain in the future.
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Re: Schools you want to beat with a burning passion in your heart.

Postby Unome » May 19th, 2018, 4:50 pm

It's possible that Daniel Wright is just really good at Towers...
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Re: Schools you want to beat with a burning passion in your heart.

Postby MIScioly1 » May 19th, 2018, 5:09 pm

If you truly think there was a build policy violation, report it to the arbitration board. But, they will probably just laugh at you. Daniel Wright is just really, really good at towers.

Agree with East: don't accuse people of build policy violations. It's impossible to tell by how good the device is. In fact, in my experience of impounding builds, the teams with the best devices were also the most knowledgeable about their devices when questioned. It simply takes a ton of work to create such a good device.
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Re: Schools you want to beat with a burning passion in your heart.

Postby cheese » May 19th, 2018, 5:14 pm

Sorry for the quite aggressive and rude comment. I came out of the towers building kind of triggered at how bad I did personally and what I saw the Daniel Wright team do. There is no excuse for that comment, but please understand where I am coming from. Specifically at the coaches meeting, no one was supposed to bring their towers box down. A couple Daniel Wright coaches/parents walked down with the box, and was showing the Daniel wright competitors how to manipulate the tower to get it out of the packaging. It seemed that the coaches/parents were overly involved, not representing the Science Olympiad code of ethics to promote independence in design and production. I personally believe that build events should be purely done by the competitor as it is fair and shows the actual abilities of the student.
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Re: Schools you want to beat with a burning passion in your heart.

Postby megrimlockawesom » May 20th, 2018, 8:10 am



Good news, you have a shot at beating them fam
May I inquire as to what you mean by this?

The Crimebusters team is weaker than it was last year. They are still doing pretty well, but not as great as last year
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