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By JoeyWheeler, 7 years ago, In English

For Fox Rocks in round 3 of hacker cup I started my timer and went to download the input file but suddenly it disconnected from facebook.com. I was able to successfuly ping google.com but i had 100% packet loss to facebook D:. I screenshoted everything to document what was happening and with just a minute left on the timer it started responding again! I tried downloading the input but I watched as it completely failed to download in time due to an extremely slow connection D:.

I submitted a feedback request asking for help and sent my code+the screenshots as proof and it appeared I would be recieving a manual judgement! :D

Soon after the contest though I recieved the judgement that my soln was incorrect on a few cases D:

After correct code was accessible I compared my output to Gleb's to find my bug but my soln gave the same results (withing 2e-6) so I also compared to Anta's output with the same result. :S

I sent off another email explaining this and a while ago recieved a response stating that there was a mistake in the manual judgement and "Sorry for the inconvenience you‘ve gone through. This solution puts you in 10th place overall, so we’ll be inviting you to the onsite finals :)"

:D :D :D

But unfortunately I am still 17 (I hadn't realised they were unaware of this) and so cannot attend this year D:

Overall quite the rollercoaster :D

 
 
 
 
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What a ~~ rollercoaster ~~

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big cong!

EDIT: It was a long road, but the rollercoaster lives!

~~ With self-belief, you can overcome any challenge ~~

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unfortunately I am still 17

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wanna know this guy? link

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proud for you to become a bangladesi.