# BRILLIAthon $2$!

Hi, guys

Long time no see! (Seriously...)

So I've decided to host a new BRILLIAthon.

But... I need participants and (new) $2$ co-hosts!

The reason why I need $2$ co-hosts is because I am doing Year $11$, so I am going to be on BRILLIANT even less.

So I request the following to step up (I will be doing a DBS check on your profile, Frisk, if you come up!):

David Vreken

Frisk Dreemurr

Siddharth Chakravarty

Criteria for co-host:

You must be on BRILLIANT from $8:00$ am until $3:15$pm.

You must create one question for me to review.

You must set the competition dates.

As for participants, maximum is 6 as I can't take the burden of more than that.

After the $1$st problem, lowest will be removed

After the $3$rd problem, last and second-to-last will be removed.

Same points as last BRILLIAthon (with a twist...):

LaTEX - $20$ pts

Intelligible Solutions - $10$ pts

Algorithmic Structure - $8$ pts

Pictures/Animations - $2$ pts (optional)

Dates are to be chosen by the co-host as I am focusing on my studies.

Participants: Saturday $14$th November, $5:00$pm

Co-Host: Sunday $15$th November, $1:30$pm

Good luck and enjoy!

P.S. Extra $5$ marks added to Algorithmic Structure as I need to see every single step (even if it's minor...)

Also, winner becomes co-host for next one! (Includes this one as well (David Vreken), but Siddharth Chakravarty accepted as well to fill the number of co-hosts)

Note by Yajat Shamji
3 weeks, 1 day ago

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- 3 weeks, 1 day ago

Sorry, I'm back teaching classes so I don't think I will have time to participate. Thanks for thinking about me, though!

- 3 weeks, 1 day ago

You don't need to participate - the winner of the BRILLIAthon is the co-host for the next one!

- 3 weeks ago

- 3 weeks, 1 day ago

Umm, I am okay to co-host, even I don't have much time to write solutions, I could make questions and arrange some time for this.

You need to arrange the dates and post one question for me to review.

- 3 weeks ago

Could you tell me how hard should the question be, or based on what topics?

- 2 weeks, 6 days ago

Think of the question as an entrance exam, but not too hard such that I don't have an inkling about what's going on.

- 2 weeks, 6 days ago

Frisk is the first participant!

- 3 weeks ago

Anybody else participating?

- 2 weeks, 6 days ago

- 2 weeks, 6 days ago

uhhhh I'm year 7 though, maybe a bit challenging?

- 2 weeks, 6 days ago

It's varied... so you may have a chance!

Besides, Frisk is the only participant...

- 2 weeks, 5 days ago

Yeah, I'll try doing my best

- 2 weeks, 5 days ago

bruh 8 i leave home for school and it doesnt finish till 3:15 so much for convenience

- 2 weeks, 6 days ago

No - the co-hosts needs to be around during these hours!

You have until $5:30$pm to publish solutions, because I'm around then from $3:30$pm till $5:30$pm!

- 2 weeks, 6 days ago

Update: All the solutions to the problems must be posted before $5:30$pm (during the dates the co-hosts set...)

- 2 weeks, 6 days ago

what time zone ;-;

- 2 weeks, 6 days ago

GMT?

- 2 weeks, 6 days ago

greenwich meridian time?

- 2 weeks, 6 days ago

oof thats gonna be hard i think i live 9 hours ahead of them lmao so during that time its my frikin bed time i think

- 2 weeks, 6 days ago

Shall I put time zones doesn't matter?

- 2 weeks, 6 days ago

What about this idea? Give eighteen hours for early posting, as $5$ points

After that time duration, give $0$ points for time

Max. points obtainable for early submission is $5$ points, and duration is eighteen hours

Therefore, no one can complain for the difference of time zones :)

- 2 weeks, 6 days ago

Great idea!

- 2 weeks, 6 days ago

Thnx as always :)   

- 2 weeks, 6 days ago

Tsk, tsk, tsk...your human is showing Frisk. Better toughen up lmao

- 2 weeks, 4 days ago

$\colorbox{#FFFFFF}{\color{#FFFFFF}\text{What}}$ you expect me to do lol, become inhuman? Even Frisk has feelings, you know...?

In fact, I'd rather not talk about Frisk, you may know why

- 2 weeks, 4 days ago

Sure, sure, whatever helps you sleep. No, I do not know why...at least I don't seem to at the moment. Anyway, read up some PJO/HOO fanfics on Wattpad. There are some awesome 'Percy Jackson Betrayed' stories, where after the war, Percy is abandoned by the camp, and Chaos(creator of universe) finds him and lets him join the Army of Chaos, and Percy becomes a cold-hearted assassin who kills immortal monsters and wins wars single-handedly. He also becomes really OP(over-powered)!!! I love those fanfics, you should really read them.

- 2 weeks, 4 days ago

Common sensical idea. Sleep and Brilliant get their times. I'm in if there's place for another contestant @Yajat Shamji :)

- 2 weeks, 4 days ago

lol there must be someone to say this idea tho, whether common sense or not :)

- 2 weeks, 4 days ago

lmao yes

- 2 weeks, 4 days ago

@Yajat Shamji, what is the difference between submission and posting. They are the same, right...?

- 2 weeks, 4 days ago

lmao

- 2 weeks, 4 days ago

@Half pass3 is our second contestant!

- 2 weeks, 4 days ago

@Percy Jackson is our third contestant!

- 2 weeks, 4 days ago

Nice, but isn't Submission and Posting time the same?

- 2 weeks, 4 days ago

You can call it whatever you want - it's $5:00$pm.

- 2 weeks, 4 days ago

I meant $5:30$pm.

- 2 weeks, 4 days ago

Update: As of now, problem submission is $5:30$pm regardless of time zones!

- 2 weeks, 4 days ago

Ok, I can live with that. Thx

- 2 weeks, 4 days ago

No problem!

Also, check the UKMT Specials note - I've made an important update regarding time of solutions etc.

- 2 weeks, 4 days ago