Pre-Competition Stress Moments

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Re: Pre-Competition Stress Moments

Postby GoofyFoofer » October 24th, 2014, 8:42 pm

That sucks. How did you guys do?
we got 8th
Oh.
Well, that's not too bad.
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Re: Pre-Competition Stress Moments

Postby Unome » October 25th, 2014, 12:27 pm

That sucks. How did you guys do?
we got 8th
Oh.
Well, that's not too bad.
Meh, depends on the competitiveness of the team. Some would consider that bad, some good.
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Re: Pre-Competition Stress Moments

Postby John Richardsim » October 25th, 2014, 1:01 pm


we got 8th
Oh.
Well, that's not too bad.
Meh, depends on the competitiveness of the team. Some would consider that bad, some good.
Nah, I would say 8th out of 47 teams is good considering the fall. Sure, it wasn't our team's best event, but it wasn't our worst either. On top of that, weren't you also almost DQ'ed Ron?
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Re: Pre-Competition Stress Moments

Postby GoofyFoofer » October 25th, 2014, 1:47 pm

Meh, depends on the competitiveness of the team. Some would consider that bad, some good.
Yeah. With Muscatel, Troy, Solon, Beckendorf, etc., you would get kicked off the team if you placed 8th. :lol:
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Re: Pre-Competition Stress Moments

Postby Unome » October 26th, 2014, 7:46 am

Meh, depends on the competitiveness of the team. Some would consider that bad, some good.
Yeah. With Muscatel, Troy, Solon, Beckendorf, etc., you would get kicked off the team if you placed 8th. :lol:
Our team would be pretty mad at you if you placed 8th at Regionals or State (We tend to lose from bombing events).
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Re: Pre-Competition Stress Moments

Postby ScienceOlympian » October 26th, 2014, 9:23 am

last year
before sounds
my partner was at shock value and i had to tune our harp
and it kept on being out of tune
i was really stressed and gave up on sounds
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Re: Pre-Competition Stress Moments

Postby humanbeingofearth548 » October 26th, 2014, 12:49 pm

Meh, depends on the competitiveness of the team. Some would consider that bad, some good.
Yeah. With Muscatel, Troy, Solon, Beckendorf, etc., you would get kicked off the team if you placed 8th. :lol:
Our team would be pretty mad at you if you placed 8th at Regionals or State (We tend to lose from bombing events).
I think it really depneds on what event you try to bomb...like if it's a building event, sometimes, you could get super duper lucky..and actually get a medal at Nats..or any competition... :D
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Re: Pre-Competition Stress Moments

Postby bearasmith » October 29th, 2014, 5:03 pm

:lol: Yes, I can contest.

I'm not really sure this was a stress moment either, more like my Road Scholar partner and I being clueless, but it is a story nevertheless.

At Regionals, my partner (bearasmith) and I came into the RS testing room. We were given a topo map and a road map. We set up on the floor, using weights to keep the topo map unfolded. We were given the test, which we put face down on the floor as we were supposed to. Then we started waiting for the proctors to say go. Waiting... Waiting... Gradually we, or at least bearasmith, started to notice that other people had their test face up and were working on it. Hmm...

So, after 7 minutes of waiting, bearasmith went up to the proctor and asked her whether we were supposed to start. She laughed and said yes. Whoops. :oops:

We still got first place though. :)
:lol: Yeah, that was so funny. We went up and asked, and she just stared at us for a couple of seconds. Then she burst out in laughter. We were just sitting there waiting. We even talked to each other about how long it was taking to get started. Oops. :roll:
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Re: Pre-Competition Stress Moments

Postby RoboRon » November 28th, 2014, 11:10 pm



Oh.
Well, that's not too bad.
Meh, depends on the competitiveness of the team. Some would consider that bad, some good.
Nah, I would say 8th out of 47 teams is good considering the fall. Sure, it wasn't our team's best event, but it wasn't our worst either. On top of that, weren't you also almost DQ'ed Ron?
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