Pentathalon

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Re: Pentathalon

Postby crzyliljellybean » April 21st, 2009, 8:13 pm

ok the whole thing was stupid. but im rude? i dont even know u. and how can u say this debate is over if u just called me "hormonal?" but, w.e. im done :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Pentathalon

Postby tigerman0828 » April 22nd, 2009, 8:18 am

pentathalon is an SO event
But if you want something physical, it doesn't have to be as an SO event. If you feel like being physical that day, just bring a ball to play with between your events.
that is a good point. a lot of people think that they suggested this event just because it was a good reason for people who are strongly passionate in science get some "exercise" and physical activity. it's not a good reason.
Pentathlon is an okay event to do somewhere else! It's not an SO event! And don't say that I'm saying this cause I'm not athletic. I'm more athletic than most kids at my school.
Yeah this was exactly what i was trying to get across...i never meant to offend anyone
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Re: Pentathalon

Postby tigerman0828 » April 22nd, 2009, 8:21 am

i like yer sytle by the way i do play sports!
alright this is getting ridiculous....if u want a mix of both go play a sport or something and participate in SO....i mean rele the physical activities they incorporate into the event don't even justify exercising....fyi pentathalon is not meant to be part of sci o.....physical activity has nothing to do with science. That is meant to be done at an other time. So please leave if your gunna casue problems becuase ppl who like to keep science apart from "exercising" shud not be criticized.
who are you? plus
it is good to have a heated debate with other fellow nerds every now and then :D ; i hope i haven't made croman mad :oops:
now eaststrousborg was arguing about an event he wasn't even in so he was kinda back-seat driving
but sorry croman, eaststroudsborg, and skylnne if i did make you mad :(
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Re: Pentathalon

Postby GGuy5 » April 22nd, 2009, 9:28 am

ok the whole thing was stupid. but im rude? i dont even know u. and how can u say this debate is over if u just called me "hormonal?" but, w.e. im done :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
see, now that was just rude and immature (10 lols?!?; if you laugh like that for real you must be obnoxious), btw your own teammate called you rude and he knows you so i was simply agreeing with him

but yeah tigerman sports are fun
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Re: Pentathalon

Postby sadistic_cottoncandy » April 22nd, 2009, 10:02 am

i love sports. and i really don't agree with the statement "sports have nothing to do with scioly." people run to their events don't they? and the fact that exercising isn't part of science....im not even going to go there right now. if you want a really good debate for pentathlon, go to the Society for the Discontinuation of Pentathlon thread. leave this thread for actual study for the event. :D
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Re: Pentathalon

Postby Over9000 » April 22nd, 2009, 10:08 am

i love sports. and i really don't agree with the statement "sports have nothing to do with scioly." people run to their events don't they? and the fact that exercising isn't part of science....im not even going to go there right now. if you want a really good debate for pentathlon, go to the Society for the Discontinuation of Pentathlon thread. leave this thread for actual study for the event. :D
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Re: Pentathalon

Postby GGuy5 » April 22nd, 2009, 10:26 am

i love sports. and i really don't agree with the statement "sports have nothing to do with scioly." people run to their events don't they? and the fact that exercising isn't part of science....im not even going to go there right now. if you want a really good debate for pentathlon, go to the Society for the Discontinuation of Pentathlon thread. leave this thread for actual study for the event. :D
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Re: Pentathalon

Postby emilyy18 » April 22nd, 2009, 12:30 pm

Both sides to this arguement are legitimate.. I agree that this is SCIENCE olympiad, so its not a place where you would expect to find athletic people, or a physical competition.. However, I do play sports, and I for one did enjoy competing in this event. Even for the not-so-athletic people, this event is a nice way to break up the day, because it is not stressful, requires little studying, and gives you a chance to break loose and run around a little. All in all, I think it is a fun event, and if the rules became a little more specific (ex. more specific study topics.. possibly basing questions off only a few different events each year? to help teams prepare) it would be a nice event.
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Re: Pentathalon

Postby tigerman0828 » April 22nd, 2009, 1:08 pm

thats wat i mean
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Re: Pentathalon

Postby EastStroudsburg13 » April 22nd, 2009, 2:09 pm

OK, but that's not really the point of SO. In SO you're supposed to study or build constantly and feel like you're working 24/7.

That was a joke. But still, if you want to do something to loosen up that's fine by me. In fact that is one of my favorite things to do when I have a free period. But to have it count towards a team score, that is the problem.
now eaststrousborg was arguing about an event he wasn't even in so he was kinda back-seat driving
Well, yes, but since it's an event it counts toward the team score, and SO is a team effort. I don't want the difference between my team moving on or not to be how good someone makes free throws.
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