Competitive Cable Detangling

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Creator:
Strages
Status:
Planning
Born On:
17:57, 4 September 2010 (CDT)
Last Updated:
17:11, 04 September 2010 (CDT)

Overview

An attempt to layout rules for turning cable detangling into a competitive sport.

Events

Blindfold (Teams)

One team member will be blindfolded and will do all the detangling with the other team member coaching from the sidelines.

50ft ethernet

A tested working ethernet cable will be provided and upon detangling, must be wrapped in a way that will prevent future tangling.

  • Penalty for breaking of a tab or tabs.
  • Penalty if the cable doesn't work after detangling.

100ft extension cable

An extension cable will be provided and upon detangling, must me be wrapped in a way that will prevent future tangling.

Mixed box

A standard sized box(es) will be provided containing a nest of mixed cables. Cables must be wrapped in a manner to prevent future detangling immediately upon detangling.


Singles

  • 1 person
  • No outside elements can be used in competition.
    • Sharp objects for cutting.
    • Tape or any other type of fastener.
    • Spindles or spools.

Teams

  • 2 person
  • No outside elements can be used in competition.
    • Sharp objects for cutting.
    • Tape or any other type of fastener.
    • Spindles or spools.