You are about to hike the Appalachian Trail, the longest trail in the world which is 2,200 miles long and takes over 200 days to walk from Maine to Georgia, but you forgot your backpack.
There are many dangers on the trail, wild animals, getting lost, falling ill, dangerous weather, raging rivers ... however you are in luck, and immediately you find 1 item on the trail.
Your problem is to say what find and what how it will help you on your hike?
You will have 3 minutes to think and write answers on a sheet of paper and 5 minutes to respond.
You may ask questions during your think time: however, time continues. No other talking is allowed.
Once time begins, it will not be stopped. If the judge asks you to repeat a response, or to clarify it, or to give a more appropriate response, it counts against your time. Speak loudly and clearly.
For example, you may say “I found a PowerBar, I can power up the trail, barring any mishaps"
Common answers will receive one point
Creative or humorous answers will receive 3 points.
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