Write It Do It B/C

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Re: Write It Do It B/C

Postby Gemma W » April 5th, 2011, 4:07 am

It doesn't matter if the symbol is "universally recognized". It's still a symbol. That's like saying you shouldn't get a ticket for speeding because so many people do it. You still get the ticket. But in this case, you can't flirt or cry your way out of a DQ.
I see what you're saying, but your comparison is off. In the case of the ticket, it's known that it is against the law to speed. What we're debating isn't whether or not we should be penalized for using x, but whether it's against the rules in the first place. Which I think it isn't. Unless you've had experience with getting points off for that, in which case I guess it might be.
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Re: Write It Do It B/C

Postby aubrey048 » April 5th, 2011, 4:11 am

It doesn't matter if the symbol is "universally recognized". It's still a symbol. That's like saying you shouldn't get a ticket for speeding because so many people do it. You still get the ticket. But in this case, you can't flirt or cry your way out of a DQ.
I see what you're saying, but your comparison is off. In the case of the ticket, it's known that it is against the law to speed. What we're debating isn't whether or not we should be penalized for using x, but whether it's against the rules in the first place. Which I think it isn't. Unless you've had experience with getting points off for that, in which case I guess it might be.
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Re: Write It Do It B/C

Postby Gemma W » April 5th, 2011, 1:04 pm

Maybe. Anyway, there's no point in wasting more time arguing about it. In your experience (anyone) do colors usually matter?
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Re: Write It Do It B/C

Postby honeybunchesofoats » April 5th, 2011, 1:21 pm

Maybe. Anyway, there's no point in wasting more time arguing about it. In your experience (anyone) do colors usually matter?
Colors matter, especially shades. When I write, I usually write the color of the piece to clarify, just in case there are similar shapes. For example, if you use K'nex pieces, it's easier to understand if you say blue snowflake instead of half snowflake with a big outlet, or something like that. Also, if you're using sticks, it's easier to just write the color instead of the length. Writing in color is just easier and faster, not to mention less confusing.

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Re: Write It Do It B/C

Postby experimental_pwnage » April 5th, 2011, 1:41 pm

I write it and my partner walks in when it's right in front of me and i go LIV! WHAT'S WRONG WITH U?! She says "Oh oops" Then walks closer to it! Then I usually flick her...
But anyway the point is it's UN- PRACTICE! :shock: :shock: :shock:

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Re: Write It Do It B/C

Postby genius98 » April 5th, 2011, 5:25 pm

i have a question. in regionals me and my partners made it perfectly. and we still didnt get first? how do they determine winer if there is a tybreaker? i firs thought it was time but then i was the first one finish. so how...?

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Re: Write It Do It B/C

Postby zyzzyva980 » April 5th, 2011, 5:30 pm

It's time. Either you didn't do it perfectly, you didn't finish first, or you got penalized on the writing part.
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Re: Write It Do It B/C

Postby Gemma W » April 6th, 2011, 4:16 am

Maybe. Anyway, there's no point in wasting more time arguing about it. In your experience (anyone) do colors usually matter?
Colors matter, especially shades. When I write, I usually write the color of the piece to clarify, just in case there are similar shapes. For example, if you use K'nex pieces, it's easier to understand if you say blue snowflake instead of half snowflake with a big outlet, or something like that. Also, if you're using sticks, it's easier to just write the color instead of the length. Writing in color is just easier and faster, not to mention less confusing.
Yeah, I know. But I've heard that colors sometimes don't matter and in that case they give different colors to the builder. So tan you shouldn't use color.
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Re: Write It Do It B/C

Postby honeybunchesofoats » April 6th, 2011, 3:26 pm

Maybe. Anyway, there's no point in wasting more time arguing about it. In your experience (anyone) do colors usually matter?
Colors matter, especially shades. When I write, I usually write the color of the piece to clarify, just in case there are similar shapes. For example, if you use K'nex pieces, it's easier to understand if you say blue snowflake instead of half snowflake with a big outlet, or something like that. Also, if you're using sticks, it's easier to just write the color instead of the length. Writing in color is just easier and faster, not to mention less confusing.
Yeah, I know. But I've heard that colors sometimes don't matter and in that case they give different colors to the builder. So tan you shouldn't use color.
Hmm, I have actually never heard of that. Is that allowed? It doesn't say anything about building the objects except that the builder will attempt to recreate it. You can't possibly recreate it if the pieces are different colors right? I think you should include the colors because the colors will probably stay the same.

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Re: Write It Do It B/C

Postby earthbot25 » April 6th, 2011, 3:48 pm

Does anyone have any advice on writing how to bend or twist pipe cleaners? I'm having a really difficult time with those
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