Bring Back the Events!

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Re: Bring Back the Events!

Post by Toms_42 » April 21st, 2013, 8:25 pm

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ckssv07 wrote:Solar Systems
Really?

Most people I know enjoy deep space stuff (content of Reach for the Stars) more then Solar System.

OT: Sound of Music for Div C because that event was made for band geeks.
Yeah, but identifying constellations from dot clusters is a
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Post by GeoChamp96 » April 21st, 2013, 10:20 pm

Towers and Thermodynamics/Keep The Heat. For two years strait now, I've built devices in both events that could be competitive at the higher levels of competition, but have had to abandon them because the events were rotating out.

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Post by Toms_42 » April 22nd, 2013, 2:20 pm

GeoChamp96 wrote:Towers and Thermodynamics/Keep The Heat. For two years strait now, I've built devices in both events that could be competitive at the higher levels of competition, but have had to abandon them because the events were rotating out.
towers especially, and elevated bridge. I dont know about you guys, but Boomi is a pain. I dropped it as an event because I hated it that much. Im glad bridges returns, but the year after I rotate out of div B? come on!
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Post by GeoChamp96 » April 22nd, 2013, 2:27 pm

Toms_42 wrote:
GeoChamp96 wrote:Towers and Thermodynamics/Keep The Heat. For two years strait now, I've built devices in both events that could be competitive at the higher levels of competition, but have had to abandon them because the events were rotating out.
towers especially, and elevated bridge. I dont know about you guys, but Boomi is a pain. I dropped it as an event because I hated it that much. Im glad bridges returns, but the year after I rotate out of div B? come on!
Can't you still do it in Division C?

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Post by Toms_42 » April 22nd, 2013, 2:32 pm

GeoChamp96 wrote:
Toms_42 wrote:
GeoChamp96 wrote:Towers and Thermodynamics/Keep The Heat. For two years strait now, I've built devices in both events that could be competitive at the higher levels of competition, but have had to abandon them because the events were rotating out.
towers especially, and elevated bridge. I dont know about you guys, but Boomi is a pain. I dropped it as an event because I hated it that much. Im glad bridges returns, but the year after I rotate out of div B? come on!
Can't you still do it in Division C?
I really hope so, but Im not an expert on div C event rotations, so Im not sure. I am REALLY looking forward to robots next year, especially if it is like robo billiards.
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Post by MathGeek22 » April 24th, 2013, 3:36 pm

Storm the Castle and Can't judge a powder.
2013 Events: Regional scores
Disease Detectives - 4
Food Science - 6
Road Scholar - 5
Sounds of Music - 1

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Sounds of Music - (1 at regionals)
Road Scholar - (3 at regionals)
Can't Judge a Powder - (2 at states)

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Post by zerasaw » April 24th, 2013, 6:29 pm

Ornithology, except with a practical birding exam section. That way the ones who can bird the best win.
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Post by ScienceOlympian » May 20th, 2013, 8:55 pm

I want Dynamic Planet Earthquakes and Volcanoes to come back sooner. I love Glaciers, but Earthquakes are much more interesting. I can't wait three more years...
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Post by pjgscioisamazing » May 20th, 2013, 9:26 pm

ScienceOlympian wrote:I want Dynamic Planet Earthquakes and Volcanoes to come back sooner. I love Glaciers, but Earthquakes are much more interesting. I can't wait three more years...
DP Earthquakes & Volcanoes, I think, is by far the best DP
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