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Hey, Scripting Guy! Event 1 *Solutions* from Expert Commentators (Beginner and Advanced; 100-meter dash)

  (Note: These solutions were written for Event 1.) Beginner Event 1: The 100-Meter DashIn the 100-meter event, you will be given the finish times of our runners. You will be asked to sort them and rank the gold, silver, and bronze winners. Guest commentator: Steven MurawskiSteven Murawski is the Director of PowerShellCommunity....

Hey, Scripting Guy! Opening Ceremonies and 2009 Scripting Games Event 6 Details (Beginner and Advanced; 110-meter hurdles)

  Hey Scripting Guy! When do the 2009 Summer Scripting Games begin? --CL  Hello CL, The 2009 Summer Scripting Games actually begin…well, let's see…yes, they actually begin today! For the last week, we have been revealing the events one day at a time. You can see that information on our blog. The events have ...

Hey, Scripting Guy! 2009 Scripting Games Event 5 Details (Beginner and Advanced; 400-meter race)

Beginner Event 5: The 400-meter raceThe 400-meter race is a common track event. You will therefore be asked to perform the very common task of reading from the registry and writing to the registry.Event ScenarioYou have all seen the warnings concerning writing information to the registry. Those warnings are designed to scare you, but they also...