Marathon Mayhem Tournament

Marathon related contests and tournaments.

Post Jul 26th '07, 19:13

Yeah, that would make the most sense.

Why would you bar people from joining? By what standards would you include or exclude people?
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RyokoTK
Saint Paul, MN

Post Jul 26th '07, 20:07

Well of course I want this to be open to everyone. But how do you imagine participants moving to the next round of the tournament if there are people constantly getting on and off marathon? How will you control the flow of everything?
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Longinus
Ellicott City, MD

Post Jul 26th '07, 20:11

we could start a signup of people who want to participate
Its just like the story of the grasshopper and the octopus. All year long the grasshopper kept burying acorns for winter while the octopus mooched off his girlfriend and watched TV. Then the winter came, and the grasshopper died, and the octopus ate all his acorns and also he got a racecar. Is any of this getting through to you?
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megabyte
Asympotatoes, Mars

Post Jul 26th '07, 20:17

But how do you imagine participants moving to the next round of the tournament if there are people constantly getting on and off marathon? How will you control the flow of everything?


I would certainly hope that anyone who intends to participate actually plans on sticking around.
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RyokoTK
Saint Paul, MN

Post Jul 27th '07, 15:55

hey ryoko, can you draw up brackets for the open round and the tournament?
Its just like the story of the grasshopper and the octopus. All year long the grasshopper kept burying acorns for winter while the octopus mooched off his girlfriend and watched TV. Then the winter came, and the grasshopper died, and the octopus ate all his acorns and also he got a racecar. Is any of this getting through to you?
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megabyte
Asympotatoes, Mars

Post Jul 27th '07, 17:22

Under what rules? My rules? Whose rules? How many participants are there?

Good lord, get your act together.
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RyokoTK
Saint Paul, MN

Post Jul 27th '07, 17:51

All contests and tournaments do is foster ill will. Do you really want more of that around here?
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treellama
Pittsburgh


Post Jul 27th '07, 19:29

RyokoTK wrote:Under what rules? My rules? Whose rules? How many participants are there?

Good lord, get your act together.

we have no other rules than yours so far. so i guess we are using yours

i'll start a signup thread
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Its just like the story of the grasshopper and the octopus. All year long the grasshopper kept burying acorns for winter while the octopus mooched off his girlfriend and watched TV. Then the winter came, and the grasshopper died, and the octopus ate all his acorns and also he got a racecar. Is any of this getting through to you?
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ASYMPOTATOES http://asympotatoes.blogspot.com/
[viral]
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megabyte
Asympotatoes, Mars

Post Jul 28th '07, 19:54

here is a website i set up

what maps should be hosted in the mmt3?
Its just like the story of the grasshopper and the octopus. All year long the grasshopper kept burying acorns for winter while the octopus mooched off his girlfriend and watched TV. Then the winter came, and the grasshopper died, and the octopus ate all his acorns and also he got a racecar. Is any of this getting through to you?
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ASYMPOTATOES http://asympotatoes.blogspot.com/
[viral]
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megabyte
Asympotatoes, Mars

Post Jul 28th '07, 21:18

I don't really want to be a participant in the tournament, but I'd be happy to be a judge(which you should have at least 3 of) or the person who sets up the tournament map set. I would participate, but I'm going to be kinda busy at that time. And how quickly do you plan on moving through each bracket? Not everyone will show up at the same time.
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Pfhorever

Post Jul 28th '07, 21:56

Your banner sucks bigtime. I made you a better one. Stay away from the bevels.

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Shadowbreaker
Melbourne, Victoria

Post Jul 29th '07, 03:36

Hey Shadowbreaker. Your banner sucks bigtime. I made you a better one. Lets try to be less cocky next time.
Nice texturing on the marathon logo though.


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Switch
NYC

Post Jul 29th '07, 17:35

You do realize that 12 noon EST is 9 in the goddamn morning on a Sunday for those on the west coast, right?
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kineticturtle

Post Jul 29th '07, 18:43

Kinetic Turtle wrote:You do realize that 12 noon EST is 9 in the goddamn morning on a Sunday for those on the west coast, right?


You may want to go with something more reasonable. Such as a different Time Zone. Perhaps central time? or Pacific, that way it's noon in pacific, and the latest time zone in the us would be at what? 3 or 4? If you go with central time, it's noon in central, then it's 10 on the west coast, and 1 on the east coast! maybe not.

Hey Shadowbreaker. Your banner sucks bigtime. I made you a better one. Lets try to be less cocky next time.


You do realize you just did the exact same thing he did? Take a bit of your own advice. Nice job on the banner though!
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Pfhorever

Post Jul 29th '07, 18:59

Nice banner appleswitch.
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Longinus
Ellicott City, MD

Post Jul 29th '07, 19:14

Pfh wrote:You do realize you just did the exact same thing he did? Take a bit of your own advice. Nice job on the banner though!


You don't say! Uhm... he meant to do that, dude. It's called giving someone their own medicine...
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Windbreaker
South Park, CO

Post Jul 30th '07, 19:09

Pfh wrote:You may want to go with something more reasonable. Such as a different Time Zone. Perhaps central time? or Pacific,

Exactly. If the tournament is at 12noon pacific, then it's at 3pm on the east coast; a safe time for everyone involved.
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kineticturtle

Post Jul 30th '07, 19:11

Kinetic Turtle wrote:Exactly. If the tournament is at 12noon pacific, then it's at 3pm on the east coast; a safe time for everyone involved.

sure. why not?
Its just like the story of the grasshopper and the octopus. All year long the grasshopper kept burying acorns for winter while the octopus mooched off his girlfriend and watched TV. Then the winter came, and the grasshopper died, and the octopus ate all his acorns and also he got a racecar. Is any of this getting through to you?
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ASYMPOTATOES http://asympotatoes.blogspot.com/
[viral]
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megabyte
Asympotatoes, Mars

Post Jul 30th '07, 19:20

Megabyte wrote:sure. why not?

I dunno, why not? I can't think of any reason. You gonna make some kind of official announcement, maybe, to avoid confusion?
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kineticturtle

Post Jul 30th '07, 20:28

Kinetic Turtle wrote:I dunno, why not? I can't think of any reason. You gonna make some kind of official announcement, maybe, to avoid confusion?

ok,
INSTEAD OF BEING AT NOON EST, MMT3 IS NOW AT 3 PM EST
Its just like the story of the grasshopper and the octopus. All year long the grasshopper kept burying acorns for winter while the octopus mooched off his girlfriend and watched TV. Then the winter came, and the grasshopper died, and the octopus ate all his acorns and also he got a racecar. Is any of this getting through to you?
Favorite quote
ASYMPOTATOES http://asympotatoes.blogspot.com/
[viral]
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megabyte
Asympotatoes, Mars

Post Jul 30th '07, 20:48

Good job announcing times in EST when nearly all of the country normally in that time zone is currently in EDT.
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treellama
Pittsburgh


Post Jul 31st '07, 00:05

Noon in New York is neither 3 pm EST nor 3 pm EDT, so, that timetable is totally bogus.
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treellama
Pittsburgh

Post Aug 1st '07, 20:02

appleswitch wrote:Hey Shadowbreaker. Your banner sucks bigtime. I made you a better one. Lets try to be less cocky next time.
Nice texturing on the marathon logo though.



I like Shadowbreaker's better
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