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by mozzarella
Sun Apr 15, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: First Hunna Days: THE SQUEAKQUEL
Replies: 6
Views: 1723

Re: First Hunna Days: THE SQUEAKQUEL

How much non-American politics do you expect will be in the set? And will it general be related to America and Trump (i.e. his foreign policy dealings with those countries) or on their own politics? I've been following some international elections very closely, because of the rise of strongman poli...
by mozzarella
Wed Apr 11, 2018 7:16 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: ACF and Powers (POLL)
Replies: 49
Views: 8206

Re: ACF and Powers (POLL)

Idea: powermarks but they're on completely arbitrary words, so buzzing in at the perfect time awards you extra points for no reason. Example: 51. This is the new “yo momma” that spontaneously appeared. One Washington Post commenter said one day after this meme originated: “It will be forgotten in a ...
by mozzarella
Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: First Hunna Days: THE SQUEAKQUEL
Replies: 6
Views: 1723

First Hunna Days: THE SQUEAKQUEL

What is UP my friends and enemies. You played First Hunna Days, you loved (?) it. Get ready to play Midterm Mayhem: The Mooch Memorial Tournament 60/60 on the first two years of politics (here and abroad) during the Trump presidency. Packet will be playable in time for the midterm elections, yes. So...
by mozzarella
Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2017 Early Fall Tournament (EFT)
Replies: 20
Views: 10491

Re: 2017 Early Fall Tournament (EFT)

Hey, UVA, can you let me know the mirror date ASAP since AU club funds are weird this year
by mozzarella
Tue Aug 08, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Kate Kohn's Colossal Conundrum
Replies: 10
Views: 3489

Re: Kate Kohn's Colossal Conundrum

merv1618 wrote:
mozzarella wrote:Okay! Hello! Hello!! This will be played in the Quizbowl Discord this Tuesday (8/8) at 9pm!
what time zone
EST! I'm also going to pm you that so you get an email notif, but for everyone else lookin', it's EST
by mozzarella
Tue Aug 08, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Kate Kohn's Colossal Conundrum
Replies: 10
Views: 3489

Re: Kate Kohn's Colossal Conundrum

Tonight!
by mozzarella
Sat Aug 05, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Kate Kohn's Colossal Conundrum
Replies: 10
Views: 3489

Re: Kate Kohn's Colossal Conundrum

Okay! Hello! Hello!! This will be played in the Quizbowl Discord this Tuesday (8/8) at 9pm!
by mozzarella
Sun Jul 30, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Kate Kohn's Colossal Conundrum
Replies: 10
Views: 3489

Re: Kate Kohn's Colossal Conundrum

Well, this is complete!!!

People should let me know when/if they want to play here (if link doesn't work, just comment date/time preferred, and skype/discord preference, i guess...)
by mozzarella
Tue Jul 25, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Chicago Open Discussion
Replies: 32
Views: 11785

Re: Chicago Open Discussion

The Stately Rhododendron wrote: c.f. Martyrs (2008)
French New Extremity?
by mozzarella
Tue Jul 25, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Chicago Open Discussion
Replies: 32
Views: 11785

Re: Chicago Open Discussion

I transcribed the text of the Dropbox file, for those who read faster than they listen, or don't have 13 minutes to spare.
by mozzarella
Tue Jul 25, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: WORLDSTAR
Replies: 27
Views: 9115

Re: WORLDSTAR (Nats 2018)

Guess I need to get good and show up, because this sounds rad.
by mozzarella
Sun Jul 23, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: WEEABOO Set announcement
Replies: 19
Views: 6620

Re: WEEABOO Set announcement

My mans Waley wrote that but anyway I think I might need this space for some announcement or something later so

[reserved]
by mozzarella
Sun Jul 23, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: WEEABOO Set announcement
Replies: 19
Views: 6620

WEEABOO Set announcement

We are proud to announce the production of the Western Enthusiasts' Examination in Animation Both Oriental and Outrageous Set (WEEABOOS). This set will be written by Kate Kohn, Waley He, and Anthony Wang; it is tentatively set for completion by December 2017. We are aiming for 6 packets of 15 power ...
by mozzarella
Fri Jul 21, 2017 7:57 am
Forum: Women in quizbowl discussion
Topic: Women in Quizbowl 2017 Edition
Replies: 28
Views: 6687

Re: Women in Quizbowl 2017 Edition

My impression is that there are plenty of women asked about frequently in literature questions and are an integral part of history questions (with significant variance). But for other subjects that I'm in the dark about the canon, I'm not sure how good the representation is. Women aren't that well ...
by mozzarella
Wed Jul 19, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: Women in quizbowl discussion
Topic: Women in Quizbowl 2017 Edition
Replies: 28
Views: 6687

Re: Women in Quizbowl 2017 Edition

I feel constant guilt that I can and should do more to help. I try and write the questions I want to hear. I'm trying to do this as much as I can as a beginning/novice level writer. The thing is, on that level, my questions are still subject to the whim of editors, but I'm more than satisfied writi...
by mozzarella
Tue Jul 18, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Kate Kohn's Colossal Conundrum
Replies: 10
Views: 3489

Re: Kate Kohn's Colossal Conundrum

I'm halfway through writing this and will be done by the end of July if people are looking for some pre-semester fun.

Let's get ready for a good time, boyos.
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by mozzarella
Tue Jul 18, 2017 12:40 pm
Forum: Women in quizbowl discussion
Topic: Women in Quizbowl 2017 Edition
Replies: 28
Views: 6687

Women in Quizbowl 2017 Edition

ITT: We talk about women's issues in QB. (By that same token, any discussion of being queer/LGBT in QB is more than acceptable to talk about. Voices matter.) I've still noticed that a majority of teams we play against are either all-men or have only one female player. My QB club, American University...
by mozzarella
Fri Jul 07, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Kate Kohn's Colossal Conundrum
Replies: 10
Views: 3489

Kate Kohn's Colossal Conundrum

Howdy! I'm writing a new trash tournament that I hope will be read either between the end of July or beginning-to-middle of August, but any time is really fine! It's not as themed as my last one, First Hunna Days (let me know if you want a copy), but this will be a good mix of nonsense you never enc...
by mozzarella
Fri Jul 07, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: First One Hunna Days (Election 2016) **UPDATE** read OP
Replies: 47
Views: 13186

Re: First One Hunna Days (Election 2016) **UPDATE** read OP

adosreme wrote:We're planning to run this as a side event at the Toronto HSNCT mirror and still have not received the packets. Would someone be able to send them to us or get us in touch with the authors of this set?
I am the author! PM me your email and I'll send it to you ASAP
by mozzarella
Sat Jul 01, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: On Trash Writing Absofuckinglutely NOT Considered a Fine Art
Replies: 8
Views: 2458

Re: On Trash Writing Absofuckinglutely NOT Considered a Fine

eliza.grames wrote: I deleted some Linda Ronstadt clue that was really boring and no one cares about it.
Disappointed but not surprised. Looking forward to playing though!
by mozzarella
Thu Jun 29, 2017 12:05 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: There Will Be Stock Clues
Replies: 31
Views: 11459

Re: There Will Be Stock Clues

What's the status of this tournament (i.e. will it be complete and how many packets will there be?) (I am simply asking to determine logistics for the summer opens; I do not mean to insinuate that it's not completed) If this is an abandoned project (I hope not!), I will happily take this over and w...
by mozzarella
Thu Jun 29, 2017 12:04 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: AARDVARK: An Arthur MiniTournament
Replies: 20
Views: 6069

Re: AARDVARK: An Arthur MiniTournament

This would be a blast for a Bastille Day game ayyy
by mozzarella
Thu Jun 22, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: AARDVARK: An Arthur MiniTournament
Replies: 20
Views: 6069

Re: AARDVARK: An Arthur MiniTournament

Yes please
by mozzarella
Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:38 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: FLOREAT (Global Announcement)
Replies: 31
Views: 11031

Re: FLOREAT (Global Announcement)

I missed this because I was playing D&D--any chance of a reread or upload soon/ever?
by mozzarella
Sat Jun 17, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: First One Hunna Days (Election 2016) **UPDATE** read OP
Replies: 47
Views: 13186

Re: First One Hunna Days (Election 2016) **UPDATE** read OP

And just for reference, here are scores!! The winners, bolded, and as arbitrary as my rules, I can draw or paint a portrait of them for whatever they want (social media/decoration/pyramid marketing advertisement) Charles H. 0 Kenji S. -30 Jacob My. -10 Chris S. 10 Kevin W. - 0 Matthew -50 Oliver 70 ...
by mozzarella
Fri Jun 16, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: First One Hunna Days (Election 2016) **UPDATE** read OP
Replies: 47
Views: 13186

Re: First One Hunna Days (Election 2016) **UPDATE** read OP

I'm going to start adding people to the big Skype chat now, but pm me your Skype ID or put it in the li'l Google form, and I'll add you!

I'll probably be logged on around 8:30 EST, see you later!
by mozzarella
Fri Jun 16, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: First One Hunna Days (Election 2016) **UPDATE** read OP
Replies: 47
Views: 13186

Re: First One Hunna Days (Election 2016) **UPDATE** read OP

That DCC guy wrote:So are we going to playing at 9est tonight?
yep!

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by mozzarella
Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:00 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: First One Hunna Days (Election 2016) **UPDATE** read OP
Replies: 47
Views: 13186

Re: First One Hunna Days (Election 2016) **UPDATE** read OP

Also if there's enough demand and a group of people want to play but this isn't a good time for them, I can host a second one at a better time! Just LMK; I want everyone to have fun.
by mozzarella
Fri Jun 16, 2017 8:59 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: First One Hunna Days (Election 2016) **UPDATE** read OP
Replies: 47
Views: 13186

Re: First One Hunna Days (Election 2016) **UPDATE** read OP

Great, so here's the plan. I'll be running two games at once for the first 30 questions. Everyone will be in one big Skype call, but divided into two different sidechats/groups at random. The top 1/2 from both games will move on to the latter half of the questions (you're more than welcome to stick ...
by mozzarella
Mon Jun 12, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: First One Hunna Days (Election 2016) **UPDATE** read OP
Replies: 47
Views: 13186

Re: First One Hunna Days (Election 2016) **UPDATE** read OP

How is Friday, 6/16, 9 PM EST for everyone?

Skype, free (unless you *want* to give me money, then please do)
by mozzarella
Mon Jun 12, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: TOEJAMANDEARL: Global Announcement (Video Game Tournament)
Replies: 33
Views: 9942

Re: TOEJAMANDEARL: Global Announcement (Video Game Tournamen

i can't wait to play, if you scrubs respect bullethells like they deserve
Borel hierarchy wrote:I willful gladly weigh someone down at this event (see secret island)
sick icon, my dude
by mozzarella
Wed Jun 07, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: First One Hunna Days (Election 2016) **UPDATE** read OP
Replies: 47
Views: 13186

Re: First One Hunna Days (Election 2016) **UPDATE** read OP

Marble-faced Bristle Tyrant wrote:Just to be clear-- is this IRL the night before the NSC, or the night before your online reading on the 16th?
The IRL NSC, since I had originally planned this for the ninth.
by mozzarella
Tue Jun 06, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: First One Hunna Days (Election 2016) **UPDATE** read OP
Replies: 47
Views: 13186

Re: First One Hunna Days (Election 2016) **UPDATE** read OP

El Salvadoreno wrote:What time on the 16th?
Not sure yet!! I get off work at 4:30 EST, so anything after 5:30 EST is fair game. I figure people out west may want to play too... How is 9 EST/6 PST for people? Too early, too late?
by mozzarella
Thu Apr 20, 2017 11:44 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: Wake Up Sheeple - the Sequel to [REDACTED]
Replies: 13
Views: 3969

Re: Wake Up Sheeple - the Sequel to [REDACTED]

[REDACTED] is my favorite thing on earth, ooooooh my gosh. I may submit something.
by mozzarella
Sun Apr 16, 2017 4:20 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: The Barbarism of Monetization
Replies: 128
Views: 29788

Re: The Barbarism of Monetization

The real crime is this guy has two first names. Save some from the rest of us.
by mozzarella
Sun Apr 16, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: First One Hunna Days (Election 2016) **UPDATE** read OP
Replies: 47
Views: 13186

First One Hunna Days (Election 2016) **UPDATE** read OP

Putting this call out ahead of time in case anyone wants to throw some questions into the pile, but I've been working on an Election 2016 (just the goofs please, ma'am) packet, that was supposed to be completed before inauguration, but, alas, was not. I'm reworking it to be a few packets, instead co...
by mozzarella
Wed Dec 07, 2016 8:42 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: IRC Festivus 2016: Still Not Dead Yet
Replies: 120
Views: 39902

Re: IRC Festivus 2016: Still Not Dead Yet

I can do a the-fun-parts-only Election 2016 packet!
by mozzarella
Wed Dec 07, 2016 8:39 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: [REDACTED] - A Conspiracy Theory Side Event
Replies: 13
Views: 4575

Re: [REDACTED] - A Conspiracy Theory Side Event

Played these, and they're an absolute hoot. Great questions!
by mozzarella
Sun Nov 13, 2016 4:39 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: ACF Fall packet submission reform
Replies: 17
Views: 5022

Re: ACF Fall packet submission reform

eliza.grames wrote: To clarify, this is not at all what I'm suggesting - if you want feedback on your questions that's the PADAWAN approach.
I might jumped the gun a bit. I don't expect sentence-by-sentence critique, but definitely would like to know what I wrote/phrased/created wrong and given a sot to improve.
by mozzarella
Sat Nov 12, 2016 8:56 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: ACF Fall packet submission reform
Replies: 17
Views: 5022

Re: ACF Fall packet submission reform

A revise-and-resubmit approach might address this problem since it places the burden of work back onto the teams instead of on the editors 100% agree! This was my first time writing a packet, and I would love feedback or criticism or whatever the kids give these days. It's hard to write a good ques...
by mozzarella
Sat Nov 12, 2016 8:51 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2016 ACF Fall general discussion
Replies: 49
Views: 13687

Re: 2016 ACF Fall general discussion

Otherwise, the art questions were pretty good except for the "Liberty Leading the People" repeats, IMHO. The Seventh Seal AND Kurosawa were great questions, so glad they were included. I'm pretty bent about the yoga toss-up. Could meditation be an acceptable answer at any point (like after the first...
by mozzarella
Sat Nov 12, 2016 8:40 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Lack of Novice Tournaments
Replies: 8
Views: 3175

Re: Lack of Novice Tournaments

I would love to have more novice tournaments (I'm a novice myself, and really need to, uh, get better?), but I can see the impracticality. This might be a stretch, but there have to be some cities where there are a lot of players who are local when out of school. Something like a winter break or sum...
by mozzarella
Sat Nov 12, 2016 8:37 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: Maryland Trash (name TBD): sometime
Replies: 8
Views: 3152

Re: Maryland Trash (name TBD): sometime

Please and thank you!
by mozzarella
Mon Oct 31, 2016 5:50 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2016 ACF Fall Global Announcement (5 Nov 2016)
Replies: 26
Views: 18373

Re: 2016 ACF Fall Global Announcement (5 Nov 2016)

Can you double check whose packets you have? There should be one submitted from American University. We're sending two teams, but we only got one packet in time.
by mozzarella
Thu Sep 22, 2016 6:18 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements
Replies: 565
Views: 218476

Re: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements

Thinking about writing an anime-themed trash packet. Is there any interest or is that too niche for you guys?