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Re: Your funniest fails!

Post by A Person » April 2nd, 2012, 6:33 pm

SciBomb97 wrote:
sciencegeek999 wrote:It kind of aggravates me when people just rip notebook paper out of binders, and I'm like those metal tabs are there for a reason...
Sorry for the double post, I clicked quote instead of edit...
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Re: Your funniest fails!

Post by A Person » April 2nd, 2012, 6:35 pm

SciBomb97 wrote:
sciencegeek999 wrote:It kind of aggravates me when people just rip notebook paper out of binders, and I'm like those metal tabs are there for a reason...
That makes me disappointed, too, that people aren't going to take the 3 seconds.
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Re: Your funniest fails!

Post by foreverphysics » April 2nd, 2012, 8:57 pm

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SciBomb97 wrote:
sciencegeek999 wrote:It kind of aggravates me when people just rip notebook paper out of binders, and I'm like those metal tabs are there for a reason...
That makes me disappointed, too, that people aren't going to take the 3 seconds.
That right there is a fail. Wrong person for the quote--and furthermore, a useless quote?
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Re: Your funniest fails!

Post by silverheart7 » April 3rd, 2012, 3:32 am

I fell for the administrative joke! :D
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Re: Your funniest fails!

Post by aznluvsricemhm » April 3rd, 2012, 9:39 am

my fail has nothing to do with Science Olympiad... but with my stupidity...i once picked a black object on the countertop...and saw numbers on it. Then I wondered if it could tell time. So I poked it here and there and twisted the knobs. Then twenty minutes later I realized...............it was a watch... :P
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Re: Your funniest fails!

Post by noobforce » April 3rd, 2012, 10:43 am

Before Regionals I was carrying my wooden tower jig on my head like a hat(The tower wasn't on it at the time). Then I walked into a doorway and the jig fell on my head. Got a nice, big bruise.

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Re: Your funniest fails!

Post by LCovington » April 4th, 2012, 1:01 pm

Cheesy Pie wrote:Oh. On last year's Disease Detectives tryout at my school, there was something about how crab dip caused food poisoning, but they spelled crab cr@p. I'm like, Well no wonder they got food poisoning!
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Re: Your funniest fails!

Post by catchingfire » April 5th, 2012, 10:01 pm

At Regionals Keep the Heat, one of the questions was along the lines of this:

Which of the following is equivalent to 144 K?
a) 417 C
b) 129 C
c) -129 F
d) 129 F

None of these are the right answer; the correct answer should be 144-273= -129 C. We asked the Event Supervisor about this, he just shrugged it off and said, "pick whichever answer is right". If the right answer is really one of the choices, then God help our team.

To this day, I still don't know how well we did on that test. The other questions were pretty easy. I just hope they don't pull something dumb like that again.
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Re: Your funniest fails!

Post by sciencegeek999 » April 18th, 2012, 7:35 pm

In Microbe mission, there are stations. I put all of the answers in the wrong places and had to change it really fast before time ran out in the end.

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Re: Your funniest fails!

Post by skillfullparrot7 » April 18th, 2012, 9:09 pm

This happened in my first year of SO, 6th grade, and was also my first competition.

On an invitational Road Scholar test, my partner and I didn't know how to even answer the test. It was laid out differently than any other test we had ever seen, so we put random words in the blanks. I can't fathom how we didn't place last in that.

Now one year ahead at 5:30 in the morning at a hotel before an invitational competition. I had just woken up when I hear an alarm, so naturally, I think it's someone phone going off in the room. It doesn't stop and no one wakes up, so I open the door and what do you know, it's the fire alarm. So I go and wake everyone up, and we go downstairs. Turns out the fire alarm was caused by the waffle maker. Not much of a fail, I know, I just wanted to share it.
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