## Junkyard Challenge B

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124113 wrote:um?????? no. 1 feet=12inches 1 meter= 100cm 1cm=2.54inches so 1 meter = about 5 feet, there is a huge difference

Littleboy wrote:feet? meters? they are the same thing

um i don't get where exactly how you get that answer but last time i checked a meter was just over 39 inches and that is 3 feet 3 inches in case you didn't know
39 inches ≠ 60 inches

and i was being sarcastic

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Back to the topic, what do you think a 30 foot bridge would get you at nats?
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havenguy wrote:Back to the topic, what do you think a 30 foot bridge would get you at nats?

Definetly medal.

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Cheese_Muffin_Man wrote:
havenguy wrote:Back to the topic, what do you think a 30 foot bridge would get you at nats?

Definetly medal.

Agreed. I think a 12 meter bridge wil win Nats.
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124113
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Ok, so I was wrong. But not by much. You said 1 meter=3 feet 3 inches. 3 feet 3 inches(meter) does not = 1 feet

Littleboy wrote:
124113 wrote:um?????? no. 1 feet=12inches 1 meter= 100cm 1cm=2.54inches so 1 meter = about 5 feet, there is a huge difference

Littleboy wrote:feet? meters? they are the same thing

um i don't get where exactly how you get that answer but last time i checked a meter was just over 39 inches and that is 3 feet 3 inches in case you didn't know
39 inches ≠ 60 inches

and i was being sarcastic

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Littleboy wrote:and i was being sarcastic

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I really hope they chose one of the regional builds(bridge,tower,cantilever)
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Catapult was the chosen challenge.

Does anyone know the winning team's score? We got ~690 for 4th.
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fishman100 wrote:Catapult was the chosen challenge.

Does anyone know the winning team's score? We got ~690 for 4th.

i stink at math, how far did urs go??
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~330 cm each launch. We hit 2/5 plastic golf balls.
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What is your schools name and your state?

fishman100 wrote:~330 cm each launch. We hit 2/5 plastic golf balls.

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124113 wrote:What is your schools name and your state?

fishman100 wrote:~330 cm each launch. We hit 2/5 plastic golf balls.

Kilmer Middle School in VA.
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We got 13th at Nats with a deviating catapult. We aimed for around 20 ft or whereever the tape ended. During practice our trigger snapped in half and our distance came close to the target but we got participation points. Our tiebreaker must have saved us or something because at State the same thing happened to our catapult but we only aimed for 7 ft. Did top 12 hit the plate

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Also is there a clarification that said we had to hit the plate because at our practice competition, the proctor said if you can make it past the plate, you get the distance score but only once??

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Paleonops wrote:We got 13th at Nats with a deviating catapult. We aimed for around 20 ft or whereever the tape ended. During practice our trigger snapped in half and our distance came close to the target but we got participation points. Our tiebreaker must have saved us or something because at State the same thing happened to our catapult but we only aimed for 7 ft. Did top 12 hit the plate

Wow, sorry your trigger broke.

I have no idea if the top 12 hit, but I know for sure the top 6 did. Maybe they only hit it once, though...

Paleonops wrote:Also is there a clarification that said we had to hit the plate because at our practice competition, the proctor said if you can make it past the plate, you get the distance score but only once??

'Tis true. If you can get the Distance but miss the plate every single launch then you only get the distance score,not the bonus points.
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