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Post by LoyalTubist » Tue Aug 14, 2007 1:52 am

My three bands did quite well.

Amboy and Forest Lawn got top music scores in their divisions. Although Amboy got a higher music score than Forest Lawn, but Forest Lawn also took the highest Music GE score in class. My third band, Central, is run as a band from 1953. Using a 1948 marching band textbook I got at a garage sale, I am using it to help me with them. I don't use anything that's not mentioned in it.

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Post by FluteOfTheNewWorld » Tue Aug 14, 2007 10:03 am

Synergy 56.64

8th place out of 15.... not bad i guess
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Post by FluteOfTheNewWorld » Tue Aug 14, 2007 10:09 am

Wait.. Hostrauser are you Ministry of Silence? the ".96" part of your score looked like a % marking.. lols
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Post by Hostrauser » Tue Aug 14, 2007 1:19 pm

Yes, I am Ministry of Silence. I debated making several bands like LoyalTubist, but kept it to one.

I was 4th of 8 at my competition and 16th out of 40 in Division III nationally. Not as good as I had hoped nor as bad as I had feared. :cool:

We'll see how far I can take this show design. I'm beginning to see that the number/quality of charts, books, and instructors you select at the start of the year has a fair impact. The rest of it, of course, is luck: hoping those stats go up by three every time you spend an hour on them. :lol:

My next competition isn't until Saturday. Guess I'll wait and see how everyone else does this week.

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Post by Hostrauser » Tue Aug 14, 2007 1:20 pm

Oh yeah, as expected my music was pretty good (3rd in Music, 2nd in Music GE, 4th in Percussion) and my visual was gawd awful (7th in Visual, 7th in Visual GE, 8th in Guard).

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Post by FluteOfTheNewWorld » Wed Aug 15, 2007 7:22 pm

Hm.. is the site down for anyone else as well?
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Post by FluteOfTheNewWorld » Fri Aug 17, 2007 10:19 pm

it seems like scores are still capping out in the 60s range... I haven't seen anyone break 70 yet.
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Post by Hostrauser » Sat Aug 18, 2007 1:05 pm

We ARE only five days into the four-week season. ;)

Ministry of Silence's second competition is today. I've got some stats really high, but my morale is pretty low (60%). Let's see what happens.

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Post by FluteOfTheNewWorld » Sun Aug 19, 2007 5:11 pm

Well... I got 60.43 and got 5th place out of 13 and i was behind 4th place by 0.02! Close one!
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Post by Hostrauser » Sun Aug 19, 2007 11:15 pm

59.69, 5th out of 11 in division. JediMasterBando beat me by 0.11. :scream:

The low morale killed my musical effect score.

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Post by Flying bird » Mon Aug 20, 2007 10:31 pm

Does percussion and color guard affect your score?? I think I might have been using too music time on those captions.

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Post by Hostrauser » Tue Aug 21, 2007 9:04 am

Flying bird wrote:Does percussion and color guard affect your score?? I think I might have been using too music time on those captions.
I'm not sure. Not to a great extent, at the very least. I've seen some very high scoring bands (mid-60s) with percussion and guard scores in the 20s, and some low scoring bands (below 50) with percussion and guard scores in the 90s. I think they are completely independent captions, put in the game for "fun"... but I wouldn't be surprised if they did have a small effect on the Effect scores.

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Post by Hostrauser » Tue Aug 21, 2007 7:10 pm

WOW. Ministry of Silence shot up to 63.48 today, with a 22.09 in Music. That was the second highest music score of the day, all competitions, all divisions (88 ensembles total), and my first caption win! :D

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Post by FluteOfTheNewWorld » Tue Aug 21, 2007 7:37 pm

Hostrauser wrote:WOW. Ministry of Silence shot up to 63.48 today, with a 22.09 in Music. That was the second highest music score of the day, all competitions, all divisions (88 ensembles total), and my first caption win! :D
Did you spend all of your hours on nothing to just raise morale?
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Post by Hostrauser » Tue Aug 21, 2007 8:08 pm

All but two. :)

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