Message #3098

From: Melinda Green <>
Subject: Re: [MC4D] New speedsolving contest
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:26:11 -0700

Well, we ran it over a Yahoo Instant Message group chat, so anyone could
jump in. Can’t remember if it involved invites, but we could pick a
platform that allows that and I suppose even undeclared people could
race along with the rest and even win if everyone thinks that’s fair.

On 3/26/2015 2:50 PM, Alvin - A Hypercubist
[4D_Cubing] wrote:
> So how does the contest work? What do you mean when you said: "Even if
> you don’t enter, you can still watch
> the action.
> ​ "​
> On Wed, Mar 25, 2015 at 7:48 PM, Melinda Green
> <> [4D_Cubing]
> < <>> wrote:
> So far three members have expressed interest in participating in a
> new
> speedsolving contest. (Yea!) We only need at least one more. Even
> if you
> know you can’t possibly win, participating will result in getting
> you an
> official time. If this goes ahead, we’ll schedule it so that you will
> have ample time to practice beforehand. The last contest was a lot of
> fun for everyone involved. Even if you don’t enter, you can still
> watch
> the action. That turned out to be very exciting and funny last
> time. And
> of course there will be a prize, your choice of a 1-of-a-kind MC4D
> T-shirt or mug!
> So how about it? Are you willing to step out of your comfort zone
> give
> it a shot? It’s been nearly 5 years since the last one (has it really
> been that long?), so it may be a long time before you get another
> chance. You can reply publicly or privately. Please send your
> preferred
> puzzle, settings, dates and times. We’ll then discuss off-line to
> select
> the details that everyone is happy with.
> Happy puzzling!
> -Melinda
> –
> */Alvin /*