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Re: Poorly Run Event Stories

Postby zyzzyva980 » December 10th, 2014, 11:30 am

I ran Compute This multiple times, and you would be surprised by how poorly most teams did. Excel is an essential skill most kids should have by the middle school level... and most of them were clueless. The research portion could also make things difficult, if you used things hidden deep enough in the website.
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Postby Unome » December 10th, 2014, 1:05 pm

I ran Compute This multiple times, and you would be surprised by how poorly most teams did. Excel is an essential skill most kids should have by the middle school level... and most of them were clueless. The research portion could also make things difficult, if you used things hidden deep enough in the website.
Excel is definitely an essential skill (which I am lacking, since I still can't understand Chalker's scoring system :oops: )
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Postby chalker » December 10th, 2014, 2:25 pm

since I still can't understand Chalker's scoring system :oops: )
I know this was somewhat in jest, but I am very interested in feedback regarding what parts are confusing for the typical user. Feel free to PM me with comments.

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Postby Unome » December 10th, 2014, 4:18 pm

since I still can't understand Chalker's scoring system :oops: )
I know this was somewhat in jest, but I am very interested in feedback regarding what parts are confusing for the typical user. Feel free to PM me with comments.
I spent some time to figure it out and it turns out it was just a combination of macros being disabled and me completely forgetting to actually enter any team names.
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Re: Poorly Run Event Stories

Postby samlan16 » December 11th, 2014, 2:40 pm

I ran Compute This multiple times, and you would be surprised by how poorly most teams did. Excel is an essential skill most kids should have by the middle school level... and most of them were clueless. The research portion could also make things difficult, if you used things hidden deep enough in the website.
But really, everyone in SO should know how to use Excel by C Division. Otherwise, they are doing something wrong.
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Postby A Person » December 14th, 2014, 9:34 am

I ran Compute This multiple times, and you would be surprised by how poorly most teams did. Excel is an essential skill most kids should have by the middle school level... and most of them were clueless. The research portion could also make things difficult, if you used things hidden deep enough in the website.
But really, everyone in SO should know how to use Excel by C Division. Otherwise, they are doing something wrong.
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Postby GoofyFoofer » December 14th, 2014, 12:59 pm

I ran Compute This multiple times, and you would be surprised by how poorly most teams did. Excel is an essential skill most kids should have by the middle school level... and most of them were clueless. The research portion could also make things difficult, if you used things hidden deep enough in the website.
But really, everyone in SO should know how to use Excel by C Division. Otherwise, they are doing something wrong.
Imagine making flight logs and doing it on graph paper or something. Nice little boxes, organized for you. What more could anyone ask for?
Pretty much nothing... :)
I can't really think of an event that you can't use Excel (or Google Spreadsheets, whatever) for.
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Re: Poorly Run Event Stories

Postby awesome90220 » December 14th, 2014, 1:09 pm

What are Excel?
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Postby Unome » December 14th, 2014, 1:58 pm

What are Excel?
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Re: Poorly Run Event Stories

Postby GoofyFoofer » December 14th, 2014, 3:07 pm

What are Excel?
I hope that's sarcasm. :)
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