Kaycee's blog

By Kaycee, history, 5 months ago, In English

So today i was talking with my friend about our memories when we were in the contests, so i think to ask you about your funny or weird experience that you've got in a contest. for example my funniest place ive ever participate in a contest was in the taxi with my friend bailey_sok and we were going to party so it was soo cool, every one in the party was playing fifa and we were thinking about the problem D so it was so funny in my opinion and im excited to know what is your funny memories !!! : )

 
 
 
 
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once i participate in the contest in the middle of the geometry class and there was 2 geometry problem in the contest and it was so funny XD

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    Of course that's awesome as Geometry is best !!

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      Geometry is shit.

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        yeah i hate geometry too !

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          I don't think you are the real Kaycee Rice. Are you?

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            why!? : )

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              If she is real, she would have mentioned that it was not a taxi or party, it was the Millennium Studio and the others were dancing while the two of you were thinking about the problem E.

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            yes she is kaycee rice : ))

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        And all this coming from a red coder....lol

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      Geometry problems are not meant for Coding

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        Why Sir Zuciso??

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        There are some great geometry based problems, and many geometric algorithms. Are you saying convex hull, sweepline, delaunay, winding algorithm, shape folding, etc. is not cp, or at least coding (though I have seen all examples as cp problems).

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I got 1899 rating two times!

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    I got 1743 rating three times in a row! :D

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      I got 1411, 1513, 1628 two times! moreover i got one zero rating change also...XD

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        Oh boi, I am having headache since morning. I opened cf after 2 days. When I saw your profile picture, I thought I have already commented something before. I read the comment and I got so scared. Fuck, I thought I was losing memory. How could I have possibly commented before and not know? Then, I read your name.

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          Yeh! what a coincedence, so now its time for one of us to change our profile... truely speaking i also got confused after looking at your comment

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          That's why cf marks your comment yellow

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        I got 1426, 1439 rating two times! moreover i got these ratings 1439, 1440, 1441, 1442, 1443 also...

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          Similar story for me currently. My last two rounds have been +12 and -12

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    For three rounds in a row both my rating changes and rating were multiples of 25

    Moreover, out of my 10 most recent contests 8 had deltas that are divisible by 5

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My first rating was my birth date

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Real Competitive Programmers are amazing everytime !

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I participated in Google Kick Start Round A in hospital, this year. Was only able to solve only 1 problem though :)

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Once i participated in a contest on my mobile phone, because i was watching movie on my laptop while giving contest, it was my first contest and i got zero rating change in that...XD

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not a contest, but a contest announcement. I commented a totally unrelated joke, but i gained upvotes and +10ish contribution points from that single comment.

funniest sht i've ever seen.

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You're not a real competitive programmer if you never participated in a contest while attending a party.

I also participated in each of: bus, train, car. Maybe once I tried to finish some code in a plane (before the take-off).

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    How could anyone attend a party with a laptop?

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      How could anyone attend a party without a laptop?

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        What did your friends say after seeing you code while they enjoy?

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        How high were you on that day? Maybe you were too high to realize you were in a party instead of doing regular stuff.

        Errichto orz

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    holy christ !

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    I'm not? Is it really necessary to be invited to parties to be a real competitive programmer? :(

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      if that's the case then better host a party rather than attending one ;)

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      No bro you only need to go to a party and get too high so that you wouldn't realize what's happening around and on next day just you couldn't remember what you did last night and then you call some of your friend who were also drunk and they tell you you were doing cp.

      Big brain time

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Ok this isn't exactly a place, I misread the blog, but it is a funny story all the same: Was competing in a div3, and I saw the neighbor's cat fall out the window. The neighbor happened to be my brother's band mate's sister's fiance, so instead of recursive function calls I ended up making a set of recursive phone calls. The fiance was out of the house, but fortunately he took the shortest path back home and saved his cat after all. My rating was saved by the fact that I was an unofficial participant.

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On set I believe. Everyone was rehearsing their lines for the movie and I was like "STFU, I'm trying to think".

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Ok I will answer about the situations, not place. Actually, I can say I rarely did contest in suitable conditions. 1- Most of my contests were at the time of my return from university when I am tired and sleepy, so most of them I sleep after about one hour of the start of the contest. 2- (In our country because of war and US sanctions, the electricity is switched on/off every two or three hours during the day) Many of contests I did, I knew that the electricity (and internet) will be switched off in the middle of the contest, but I did (part of) them. 3- I fast 90 days each year, and the regular time of codeforces contests are exactly at the last period I can not eat or drink in it, and even I was thirsty and hungry did not miss any contest because of this. I think my rating graph explains the situations too much.

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    You are truly inspiring

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    woah that's a lot to process in one minute.....i usually give contests in the luxury of my room drinking some coke while i think about the question......even after all this comfort if your rating was reversed then also you would be better than me:)

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Once I participated from a concert on my mobile.

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I had a stomachache in 4 local onsite contests, and in all of them, I had to excuse myself to the rest room. Sitting on the toilet of a foreign place and smelling my own stinky droppings caused the brain bricking syndrome, preventing me from using my toilet time to think of solutions, and left me with a huge disadvantage.

Hmm. You've just given me a good idea for my comic. Thank you!

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I solved all problems of div.1 once but wait that was a dream technically i participated in a contest in my dream.

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It also means that u participated in a contest with your friend and you would have participated in many tho......that's unfair ! it would be easier for me too if i had a company to think !

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the weirdest place for sex? polish Bootcamp in 2015.

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    the weirdest thing ..... i never had one;).....lol

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I once had to take my little brother to the movie to see the cartoon he likes. As I wasn't enjoying the film and apparently there was a contest running, I started coding using my phone. Didn't turn out so well tho.

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I participated in a contest (not on Codeforces) while I was at my friend's place for a party (kind of). Everyone was enjoying food and jokes while I was still trying it hard on C. Didn't turn out well for me though, couldn't concentrate as my friends were so damn wild, LOL!

Also, this is not about a contest, I did upsolve some problems while in class where I pretended to complete my programming assignment (which I had already completed about an hour ago) in front of my professor, switching windows whenever he came near me like I was stealing something. LOL! And yes, this did turn out well for me, and I did it many times.

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Once, after a contest I was waiting for a huge loss on rating like -150 or around.

But after that day, I saw that one my solution significantly coincides with one of contestants(Will you Believe that? I also can't believe that for an hour.). And I was unrated for that contest.

That was a weird and most funniest contest in CF contests.

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Bathroom on the toilet seat!

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    Really that sounds great, a person need to be mentally and physically very strong for doing so for 2 hours straight

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I participated in a div 2 contest while getting a blowjob !

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Well, I've never expected Kaycee or Bailey would ever participate competitive programming(or even get involved in this subject)... My weirdest thing was about a code file, which I typed character by character, got skipped. I gradually ACed(and ranking 1st xd), but that's still a confusing experience. What's the possibility for it to happen?

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At the Apple Store using one of the computers for display. It was the GCJ Qualification round a few years ago.

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    How you login there?? And didn't anyone noticed you doing standing at same place for so long.

    Spoiler
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      Hahaha, the computer had no password and whenever I was thinking about a problem I would step away and one of my friends would start checking the computer out. We managed to pull this off for about 45 minutes, just enough time to submit enough problems to qualify for the next round.

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        Perfect time to buy new device though :)

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My top:

  • Train Apatity — Saint-Petersburg from my friend's mac, submitting through mobile internet tethered from my phone on stations every half on hour. It was first april contest 2019
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In my college placements, I got WA on 85th test case in the coding round and it had 86 test cases.

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    hey MikeMirzayanov just BAN bake_a_boo because I have checked all his submission, none of them has WA on 85th test-case. That clearly means that this person bake_a_boo has 2 accounts :P

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      Man why dont you focus on utilizing this great platform for the great purpose it serves? You should be banned either, as it seems to me like this is your "OFFICIAL ACCOUNT FOR COMMENTING". This ain't instagram man. I hope you will stop poking your nose into others' business very soon and focus rather on improving your skills :)

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        Well I am great fan of "L" and I like to observe things, that's why choose to reveal you 2 accounts truth.

        And thanx man I am trying hard to use this platform as much as I can !

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Places: train, McDonald's, integration camp, tent during a music festival

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    I assume by Places you mean places for contest, just the name of the blog is confusing

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You all really found it interesting. It happened recently . Sorry I am weak in English. i told you after some time.

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"for example my funniest place ive ever participate in a contest was in the taxi with my friend bailey_sok" Did you just confess about working together in a contest lol?

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Solved https://codeforces.com/problemset/problem/444/C during a virtual contest then a week later a problem with mostly the same solution appeared in the latin american ICPC regional.

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I was participating in a training contest prepared by my university's coaches and I was aiming for the first place. 5 minutes before the contest I really needed to go to the restroom so the contest started and I coded problem A while I was shitting and got the first place eventually. I'm so proud with this story

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Reading all the comments I realize that I haven't done well in programming as well as parties. :(

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Because of the Syrian war I was forced a lot not to finish the round, mostly because of electricity shout off, or loosing Internet connection in the middle of the contest :( Apart of that the weirdest contest I made was last year, we were travelling by car from city to city in a 4 hours journy and I was participating in a round :D

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Lol I gave my first ever contest while being at the strip club. (I wasn't the stripper). What can I say? It felt AMAZING...

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I opened this blog for ...

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I am so happy that I stumbled across this blog! :P

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AT my elder brother wedding night , i hardly managed a place for attend contest..but in the middle that contest became unrated for long queue..

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If I miss a contest due to some unexpected reason (like loadshedding or sudden emergency) and get upset and angry about that, there is a chance that the round is going to be unrated for some reason. It happened several times.