## Multiskill Tourney [Finale]

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### Re: Multiskill Tourney

Wait, so no one is getting eliminated in the qualifier? So the scoring is just for the fun of it?

Then no more tweaking!

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### Re: Multiskill Tourney

djbreslin wrote:I sent you a design on Jan 1st and I'm still not on the OP...

oops lol

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halfmaster1 wrote:Wait, so no one is getting eliminated in the qualifier? So the scoring is just for the fun of it?

Then no more tweaking!

Round 0 eliminates
and it is the same level
1 day
so i suggest you start now

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ScienceGuy2012 wrote:
halfmaster1 wrote:Wait, so no one is getting eliminated in the qualifier? So the scoring is just for the fun of it?

Then no more tweaking!

Round 0 eliminates
and it is the same level
1 day
so i suggest you start now
\

Huh?

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### Re: Multiskill Tourney

halfmaster1 wrote:
ScienceGuy2012 wrote:
halfmaster1 wrote:Wait, so no one is getting eliminated in the qualifier? So the scoring is just for the fun of it?

Then no more tweaking!

Round 0 eliminates
and it is the same level
1 day
so i suggest you start now
\

Huh?

Example situation for the qualifier:

Person A gets a score of 1205
Person B gets a score of 3091
Person C gets a score of 6932
Person D gets a score of 1234
Person E gets a score of 4303
Person F gets a score of 1111

Since the "closest" n^2 number is 4, two people will get eliminated from the qualifier. Since C and E have the highest scores, A B D and F will go on to round one, and continue the tourny.

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The extra day is for improvement btw

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There are still some things i dont understand...

Why PM the levels to the participants instead of posting them? (i already asked that, but i still havent received an answer)

What is the benefit of forming a team? Can we share our designs with each other?

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schmittd wrote:There are still some things i dont understand...

Why PM the levels to the participants instead of posting them? (i already asked that, but i still havent received an answer)

What is the benefit of forming a team? Can we share our designs with each other?

Each pair of people will be getting a different level to solve than other pairs.

Two brains are better than one, and you should be able to share designs with your teamate.

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ah, now it makes sense to me, thanks.

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And don't try to cheat by teaming up at the last moment - if you want to team up, do it NOW

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I appear to be in violation of my own rule not to participate in comps whose rules I don't understand. What round is this - round 0? What's next - round "b"? Am I in or out?
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platypus11 wrote:I appear to be in violation of my own rule not to participate in comps whose rules I don't understand. What round is this - round 0? What's next - round "b"? Am I in or out?

nobody knows

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### Re: Multiskill Tourney [Round 1]

Do I get to see the other peeps solutions? Or do I just have to imagine how they did so much better than me?

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### Re: Multiskill Tourney [Round 1]

Post solutions to previous levels.

That is also a REALLY REALLY EARLY deadline.

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if he doesnt post the solves, im gonna post mine. and yeah, freakishly early deadine...

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### Re: Multiskill Tourney [Round 1]

Yeah a good tip for hosting competitions... entrants are usually interested in seeing the designs.

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I had a 1038, but opted not to submit. Would really like to see the best 2 designs. No idea how they did it.
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### Re: Multiskill Tourney [Round 1]

Oh my god. Two points.

-{???}

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### Re: Multiskill Tourney [Round 1]

Also, another tip for competitions:

Read their thread more!

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### Re: Multiskill Tourney [Round 1]

So yesterday I scampered to get in my round 0 submittal (in addition to my previous qual round submittal) only to find it wasn't used in the seeding. I would have moved up one spot. I feel disenfranchised. Probably won't matter since I probably won't have time to submit at all by today's deadline for round b.
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