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by hip swivels
Thu Feb 14, 2008 4:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ICT bid prediction
Replies: 41
Views: 5915

british team

I'm spending the year at Oxford, and, from what I've seen of the Quiz Team here, there is very little chance that any British teams are coming. Extracurricular activities like Quiz Team don't get any money from the university; I think the team account has something like 112 pounds in it.
by hip swivels
Fri Dec 29, 2006 11:19 am
Forum: Best of the Best
Topic: The Birth of the ACF Player
Replies: 23
Views: 23560

so maybe i'm being kind of unreasonable about this. but i just don't want to feel doomed for being too lazy to take notes during practice.
by hip swivels
Fri Dec 29, 2006 4:37 am
Forum: Best of the Best
Topic: The Birth of the ACF Player
Replies: 23
Views: 23560

There are ways to become familiar with literary works without reading them, or tv shows without watching them, or even even scientific things without knowing basic science. And natural-born quiz bowlers do a lot of these things naturally (read voraciously, skim Wikipedia, remember things heard on th...
by hip swivels
Fri Dec 29, 2006 1:27 am
Forum: Best of the Best
Topic: The Birth of the ACF Player
Replies: 23
Views: 23560

But doesn't that feel a little bit lame? Isn't it more exciting to learn something in a book or on tv or in class than it is to learn something just for quiz bowl? Isn't it better to be rewarded for the knowledge you acquire in the course of daily life than it is to be rewarded for the knowledge you...
by hip swivels
Tue Aug 08, 2006 7:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Fall Tournament: October 7, 2006
Replies: 10
Views: 8782

On the Yahoogroup, it's said that Chicago is hosting this tournament one week later, on the 14th. Is that true?
by hip swivels
Thu Feb 16, 2006 4:24 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Midwest Results
Replies: 10
Views: 5274

I just have a small question about the ranking system, and I hope that it is not a very silly one. It appears that teams with the same overall record are ranked according to points per game. Why is it done this way when the matches are timed and not all the teams have the same point-scoring opportun...