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Hello Brilliantians! Now since 2018 is coming to a close, I am going to hold a Math Poetry Contest.

The Rules and Regulations (and some schedules):

\bulletYour posted problem must at least have a poetic sense. As in ''e e is Euler's number, with no blunder. Find it's decimal value (to 2 d.p.), only it shows the virtue.''

\bullet You have the right to choose what type of poem you want to write (Acrostic, Sonnet, Haiku, Limerick etc)

Note It depends if you want the entire poem to be your problem (as shown above) or just a bit of your problem

\bullet Inappropriate content MUST not be included

\bullet You may publish your problem on Brilliant or in this note.

\bullet When you publish your problem on Brilliant, write "This is my entry to the Math Poetry Contest"[link to this note] in the problem.

\bullet The contest ends on 1st Jan 2019 and late entries will not be considered.

\bullet You may post unoriginal problems but make sure that they have not been posted on Brilliant.org

\bullet You may post 3 problems at maximum

\bullet Results will be announced on 8th Jan 2019

\bullet The upvote system will be used to see who has the best poem problem! (You cannot downvote a poem problem if you dislike it. You may not upvote or downvote a problem you do not like ie. you are neutral and you MUST upvote your own poem.)

Note: Please remember that this is NOT a popularity vote!

So get writing problems and

BEST OF LUCK POETS AND POETESSES!

Note by Mohmmad Farhan
1 year ago

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Here is my entry.

David Vreken - 11 months, 3 weeks ago

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Here is my poem problem. Hope you like it.

Jerome Te - 11 months, 4 weeks ago

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I made a change saying that you cannot upvote your own problem.

Mohmmad Farhan - 11 months, 2 weeks ago

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All comments are automatically upvoted by the commenter. Voting for your own comment wouldn't change the results that much either; at least, I don't believe it would.

Blan Morrison - 11 months, 2 weeks ago

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@Blan Morrison But it may break ties and that is why I want to start with everyone neutralized

Mohmmad Farhan - 11 months, 2 weeks ago

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@Mohmmad Farhan I'm not saying you are wrong, but rather it will be incredibly hard to get everyone to cooperate.

Blan Morrison - 11 months, 2 weeks ago

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@Blan Morrison I think that you should change the rule that everyone should upvote their own problem. It fulfills the same purpose, and at the same time it is much easier to have everyone cooperate.

Jerome Te - 11 months, 1 week ago

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@Blan Morrison Changed the rules

Mohmmad Farhan - 11 months, 1 week ago

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Here is my poem!

David Stiff - 12 months ago

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I have to admit. THE SOLUTION-PROBLEM POEM WAS GOING THE EXTRA MILE!!!!

Mohmmad Farhan - 11 months, 2 weeks ago

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Thanks so much! I'm glad you enjoyed it.

David Stiff - 11 months, 2 weeks ago

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I SAID NO DOWNVOTES! Someone better remove this downvote

Mohmmad Farhan - 11 months, 2 weeks ago

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I guess any downvotes, accidental or otherwise, can just be ignored in the final tally.

David Stiff - 11 months, 2 weeks ago

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Here's my first submission!

Blan Morrison - 12 months ago

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May I write a problem but it does not count? Any thoughts about it? @David Vreken?

Mohmmad Farhan - 11 months, 2 weeks ago

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Yeah, that's fine; it's your contest. Maybe get someone else to vote on it, though. What if we use the upvote system in order to see whose poem/problem is the best?

Blan Morrison - 11 months, 2 weeks ago

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I thought about that but I thought that it was too late to use the system. Well I will make the edits in the note!

Mohmmad Farhan - 11 months, 2 weeks ago

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You must like my sonnet. The more likes, the better.

Jerome Te - 11 months, 1 week ago

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You copied a bit of David Vreken.

Mohmmad Farhan - 11 months, 1 week ago

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It’s actually inspired by his problem. And I feel it doesn’t matter if they were both sonnets. They were somehow different.

Jerome Te - 11 months, 1 week ago

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David Vreken is crowned! Congratulations!

Mohmmad Farhan - 9 months, 1 week ago

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@Ram Mohith, would you like to take part?

Mohmmad Farhan - 1 year ago

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Yes

Ram Mohith - 1 year ago

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You have a lot of time so no pressure

Mohmmad Farhan - 1 year ago

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Here's my second submission!

Blan Morrison - 11 months, 3 weeks ago

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@Mohammad Farhan , what about free verse?

Lucia and Emma - 11 months, 1 week ago

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That's a bit of a stretch. Most poets don't consider free verse to be poetry.

Blan Morrison - 11 months, 1 week ago

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If we already posted 3 problems and made a problem which we think is better, can we substitute one of our problems for that problem? Like remove one problem for a new problem before January 1, 2019?

Jerome Te - 1 year ago

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Yes you can delete your work if you want

Mohmmad Farhan - 1 year ago

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You can also remove the link from one of the problems too without deleting the entire problem.

Mohmmad Farhan - 1 year ago

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