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Score Predictions

Post by lavarball » September 10th, 2019, 5:10 am

Alrighty people, what are our predictions? Will anyone hit 3k?
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Re: Score Predictions

Post by TheChiScientist » September 10th, 2019, 6:56 am

lavarball wrote:
September 10th, 2019, 5:10 am
Alrighty people, what are our predictions? Will anyone hit 3k?
Div B. Yes with scores in the 3k-3.2k range at Nats.
Div C. Unlikely but possible with scores in the 2.7k to 3k range at Nats.
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Re: Score Predictions

Post by knightmoves » September 10th, 2019, 8:51 am

Compared to last year, boomis need to be a bit more massive because of the 8 cm rule, so non-bonus scores should be lower than last year by perhaps 10% or so. With the bonus, 3k requires holding full whack with a 6.6g boomi. That's probably achievable by the best - given the top scores last year. I think someone will hit 3k during the season for C, but most people won't try, because they'll overbuild a bit to be sure of the bonus.

Once you get away from the elite builders, I think we'll see fewer teams scoring over 2k, but more teams scoring over 1k (lots of heavy boomis holding full load.)

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Re: Score Predictions

Post by TheChiScientist » September 10th, 2019, 8:35 pm

knightmoves wrote:
September 10th, 2019, 8:51 am
Compared to last year, boomis need to be a bit more massive because of the 8 cm rule, so non-bonus scores should be lower than last year by perhaps 10% or so. With the bonus, 3k requires holding full whack with a 6.6g boomi. That's probably achievable by the best - given the top scores last year. I think someone will hit 3k during the season for C, but most people won't try, because they'll overbuild a bit to be sure of the bonus.

Once you get away from the elite builders, I think we'll see fewer teams scoring over 2k, but more teams scoring over 1k (lots of heavy boomis holding full load.)
I second this. I expect the point differential between top 15 teams at nats and 16th or lower to be massive.
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Re: Score Predictions

Post by scioly2345 » September 17th, 2019, 10:44 am

knightmoves wrote:
September 10th, 2019, 8:51 am
Compared to last year, boomis need to be a bit more massive because of the 8 cm rule, so non-bonus scores should be lower than last year by perhaps 10% or so. With the bonus, 3k requires holding full whack with a 6.6g boomi. That's probably achievable by the best - given the top scores last year. I think someone will hit 3k during the season for C, but most people won't try, because they'll overbuild a bit to be sure of the bonus.

Once you get away from the elite builders, I think we'll see fewer teams scoring over 2k, but more teams scoring over 1k (lots of heavy boomis holding full load.)
May I ask where in the rules it states the 8 cm rule?
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Re: Score Predictions

Post by MadCow2357 » September 17th, 2019, 11:33 am

scioly2345 wrote:
September 17th, 2019, 10:44 am
May I ask where in the rules it states the 8 cm rule?
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Re: Score Predictions

Post by JonB » September 17th, 2019, 2:35 pm

knightmoves wrote:
September 10th, 2019, 8:51 am
Compared to last year, boomis need to be a bit more massive because of the 8 cm rule, so non-bonus scores should be lower than last year by perhaps 10% or so. With the bonus, 3k requires holding full whack with a 6.6g boomi. That's probably achievable by the best - given the top scores last year. I think someone will hit 3k during the season for C, but most people won't try, because they'll overbuild a bit to be sure of the bonus.

Once you get away from the elite builders, I think we'll see fewer teams scoring over 2k, but more teams scoring over 1k (lots of heavy boomis holding full load.)

I "third" this. I think we will see 3k (div c) at an invite when teams are willing to risk it, very few at nats (but, I think 1st place at nats will be over 3k).

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Re: Score Predictions

Post by 123445 » October 19th, 2019, 3:30 pm

Shouldn't scores be lower than last year with the new width requirement? Nvm you guys were talking about 3k w the bonus.

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Re: Score Predictions

Post by sneepity » February 13th, 2020, 3:13 pm

knightmoves wrote:
September 10th, 2019, 8:51 am
Compared to last year, boomis need to be a bit more massive because of the 8 cm rule, so non-bonus scores should be lower than last year by perhaps 10% or so. With the bonus, 3k requires holding full whack with a 6.6g boomi. That's probably achievable by the best - given the top scores last year. I think someone will hit 3k during the season for C, but most people won't try, because they'll overbuild a bit to be sure of the bonus.

Once you get away from the elite builders, I think we'll see fewer teams scoring over 2k, but more teams scoring over 1k (lots of heavy boomis holding full load.)
uh i just wanted to ask what are the bonuses?
also what if you have a 27g boomilever, how do you make it lighter?
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