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by sabine01
Sat Mar 23, 2013 7:59 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Watkins-gate news media link collection - 19 Total
Replies: 112
Views: 43920

Re: Watkins-gate news media link collection - 19 Total

Brief mention on HuffPo: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/2 ... ef=college

(Edit: Oh dear heavens, quiz bowls...)

~T~
by sabine01
Sun Feb 19, 2012 9:30 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals at GWU
Replies: 25
Views: 9883

Re: ACF Regionals at GWU

Cernel Joson wrote: Also, Maryland and our team are both listed as getting 0 tossups in the finals.
I did take individual stats for the finals on paper (edit due to a later thought: finals team stats should be with it). Do y'all still have that sheet, Chris?

~TG~
by sabine01
Mon Jun 06, 2011 7:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2011 NSC: Tournament Logistic Discussion (not the set)
Replies: 62
Views: 14705

Re: 2011 NSC: Tournament Logistic Discussion (not the set)

A large amount of the staff meeting, as I remember it, was actually about this very thing. As I interpreted what Gautam said, the messup of a bounceback triggers the reading of a new bonus, on which the team to whom the bonus is initially read has a guarantee of all the points they'd previously got...
by sabine01
Sun Feb 06, 2011 12:32 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SCT discussion forum access
Replies: 5
Views: 1425

Re: SCT discussion forum access

When I try, it says I'm already a member, yet I don't see the sub-forum. Just awaiting an email at this point?

BTW, Susan... Thanks for the reminder.

Edit (2-6): Never Mind. Found it.

~T~
by sabine01
Sat Feb 05, 2011 6:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SCT discussion forum access
Replies: 5
Views: 1425

Re: SCT discussion forum access

Sure, add me in.

~T~
by sabine01
Sun Sep 26, 2010 12:02 am
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Top 10 Memes in Quizbowl History
Replies: 19
Views: 11192

Re: Top 10 Memes in Quizbowl History

Didn't see the original thread until now, but this has a pretty comprehensive/precise-ish history of "MEOW".

http://studentorgs.gwu.edu/gwqt/lore/meow

Was up to date as of 2005. Y! Boards have since been supplanted by these boards, and I'm no longer officially GWQT's advisor.

~T~
by sabine01
Thu Feb 25, 2010 10:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Where Are You Going Next Year
Replies: 64
Views: 19133

Re: Where Are You Going Next Year

Graduating from Maryland with a Masters of Library Science in May. No immediate plans to pursue another degree, but you may see me staffing around the area more...well... if I don't get too caught up in wedding planning and applying for professional positions.
by sabine01
Mon Feb 22, 2010 12:09 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Access to SCT discussion forum
Replies: 42
Views: 6974

Re: Access to SCT discussion forum

Staffed @ Region 4's SCT.
by sabine01
Mon Jun 08, 2009 7:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Fake Trashionals at Maryland (6/7/09)
Replies: 31
Views: 5549

Re: Fake Trashionals at Maryland (6/7/09)

Our "friend" was Josh Levy (formerly of Penn and BU Law), so team "I'm a Dead Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!" was essentially half of the "Dans" (Greenstein and myself) and half of "Riders of Lohan/Tom DeLay Industries, etc..." (Young and Levy).

Many thanks again, MAQT...

~T~
by sabine01
Thu Jun 04, 2009 11:44 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2009 HSNCT question discussion
Replies: 262
Views: 32736

Re: 2009 HSNCT question discussion

Is 90210 being run again or something? Because, again, I can't imagine that today's high school students have a great amount of interest in a show that was popular when they were between 2 and 10 or however long that was. There is a new version of it on the CW. No... I don't watch it... Returning y...
by sabine01
Wed Jun 03, 2009 6:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PACE NSC: format changes, 2010 information
Replies: 287
Views: 109070

Re: PACE NSC: format changes, 2010 information

. Just for the record, how long had the format been in use? I seem to recall when I was in high school that we looked through a NSC packet, and it had letter or lightning rounds or something like that. Jon - PACE has never had a letter round or a lightning round format (and I've been here since alm...
by sabine01
Thu Apr 16, 2009 7:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2009 Benjamin Cooper Award Announcement
Replies: 2
Views: 1697

2009 Benjamin Cooper Award Announcement

The Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence proudly announces the 2009 recipients of the Benjamin Cooper Awards. The Academic Ambassador Award: Eric Huff of Dorman High School, SC for his efforts in supporting and improving academic competition in the Southeast, particularly by consistently ...
by sabine01
Fri Apr 03, 2009 4:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs Again
Replies: 494
Views: 88921

Re: Bad Negs Again

Another one @ WoQ (but not nearly as funny as Bilbo Baggins...)

Answer Given: Devil's Dictionary
Actual Answer: 1 Corinthians

I forgot at what point of the question that happened, but perhaps Ian (I think that's the person who negged it in my room) might better be able to explain.
by sabine01
Mon Mar 09, 2009 7:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Call for Nominations: 2009 Benjamin Cooper Awards
Replies: 1
Views: 1153

Re: Call for Nominations: 2009 Benjamin Cooper Awards

Reminder: Nominations are due to me @ southard@pace-nsc.org by Sunday, March 15.

Looking forward to hearing from you all!

~T~
by sabine01
Sun Jan 25, 2009 11:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Call for Nominations: 2009 Benjamin Cooper Awards
Replies: 1
Views: 1153

Call for Nominations: 2009 Benjamin Cooper Awards

Letters of nomination are now being accepted for the 2009 Benjamin Cooper Memorial Quiz Bowl Ambassador Award and the Young Ambassador Award, to be presented at the 2009 National Scholastics Championship at George Mason University. Letters of nomination are being accepted through email only. ~ The B...
by sabine01
Wed Nov 12, 2008 12:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TRASH Regionals (11/16/08) at the University of Maryland
Replies: 19
Views: 2995

Re: TRASH Regionals (11/16/08) at the University of Maryland

Bill - Might you be covered under this? :
DumbJaques wrote: Udelawareish x3

~Tricia~
representing "The Dans"
by sabine01
Wed Oct 01, 2008 9:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Augustine Kim
Replies: 6
Views: 2013

Re: Augustine Kim

Aie! (This is what I get for not looking in this part of the boards in a week-ish)...

Will forward to fellow local/GWACC Alumni...

~T~
by sabine01
Mon Jul 14, 2008 10:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kentucky 08-09
Replies: 256
Views: 33075

Re: Kentucky 08-09

Faiyad -

Please identify yourself (with affiliation) in your signature per board policy.

Thanks.
Tricia
by sabine01
Thu Jul 10, 2008 8:30 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Florida '08-'09
Replies: 25
Views: 4816

Re: Florida '08-'09

Hi, Matt!

Thanks for doing so in your first post, but please makes sure you also identify yourself (with affiliation) in your signature per our board policies.

Many thanks!
~T~
by sabine01
Wed Jul 02, 2008 10:36 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Florida '08-'09
Replies: 25
Views: 4816

Re: Florida '08-'09

Hello kidaace!

Please identify yourself in your signature per our board policies (minimally by first name and affiliation). If you need assistance with that particular board function, feel free to email me at southard at pace-nsc.org . Will be glad to help.

Welcome to the Boards!
~T~
by sabine01
Mon Jun 30, 2008 10:28 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Stupid educators thread
Replies: 71
Views: 7963

Re: Stupid educators thread

There's a private school in my area that comes over to our parking lot on the day of our lottery (students are accepted by lottery) and puts flyers on the windshields of the visitors' cars while they're inside waiting on results. Brass. ACtually the word that comes to my mind isn't brass ..... more...
by sabine01
Sat Jun 28, 2008 4:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Moderator Speed (from Panasonic Thread)
Replies: 72
Views: 10478

Re: Moderator Speed (from Panasonic Thread)

Well, when I say that games should be read quickly, I of course think that moderators should be intelligible. If you can't read quickly and intelligibly, you need to practice your moderating. There's also much to be said for keeping the round moving, Evan. In my case, I'm not a breakneck-speed read...
by sabine01
Sat Jun 28, 2008 2:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 Panasonic Academic Challenge: Illinois wins!
Replies: 163
Views: 36930

Re: 2008 Panasonic Academic Challenge: Illinois wins!

Moderator speed theory/discussion now here.

~T~
by sabine01
Tue Jun 17, 2008 5:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Byko Rankings 2007-08
Replies: 78
Views: 30444

Re: Byko Rankings

Matt Weiner wrote:Well yeah, they're included now, but ideally they shouldn't be. The ratings should just reflect games played by the regular lineup of a team on real questions, since those are the only games that mean anything.
Not arguing that at all; Just stating current practice.
by sabine01
Tue Jun 17, 2008 5:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Byko Rankings 2007-08
Replies: 78
Views: 30444

Re: Byko Rankings

You might want to look at this on Byko's ratings site: What types of quiz bowl games are not included? Any of the following: * Games involving three or more teams competing against each other simultaneously (e.g., Panasonic Academic Challenge, It's Academic)* * Games that are forfeited * Games again...
by sabine01
Wed Jun 11, 2008 2:08 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Stupid educators thread
Replies: 71
Views: 7963

Re: Stupid educators thread

Facial hair banned in New Mexico School District. Tom Selleck could not be reached for comment.
by sabine01
Sun Jun 08, 2008 10:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Player name pronunciation
Replies: 52
Views: 11271

Re: Player name pronunciation

Unfortunately I've run into plenty of people (not necessarily in the QB world) who attempt to pronounce my last name as listed below. In order of increasing annoyance: SOW-thurd (which I tolerate) Southern (close but not quite) Southland (you're starting to add/substitute letters) Southerland (Fail!...
by sabine01
Thu Jun 05, 2008 11:41 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Stupid educators thread
Replies: 71
Views: 7963

Re: Stupid educators thread

Update: Student will not be barred from the ceremony thanks to public outcry. From what I can tell, she will be allowed to sit with the class, but not walk.

http://www.dailydemocrat.com/ci_9489080

It's progress, but I feel she should be allowed to walk.

~T~
by sabine01
Thu Jun 05, 2008 9:59 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Stupid educators thread
Replies: 71
Views: 7963

Re: Stupid educators thread

Cancer survivor not allowed to walk with graduating class. http://www.dailydemocrat.com/news/ci_9476044 All I could say, is the student knows she won't be getting her diploma until she finishes that last class (Thanks to a very strict English Teacher. I have a little bit of bias, but given I've been...
by sabine01
Mon Jun 02, 2008 5:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 PACE NSC Post Tourney Discussion - Whitman wins in OT!
Replies: 20
Views: 2684

Re: 2008 PACE NSC Post Tourney Discussion - Whitman wins in OT!

Non-culinary/sunset pics now up on the Facebook Group. Tag to your heart's content.

~T~
by sabine01
Mon Jun 02, 2008 12:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 PACE NSC Post Tourney Discussion - Whitman wins in OT!
Replies: 20
Views: 2684

Re: 2008 PACE NSC Post Tourney Discussion - Whitman wins in OT!

JohnGlerum wrote:
I like the cornbread pic
*lol* Thanks!

I think I need to adjust the exposure/contrast balance on that particular picture, but once I do, look out for it at http://shotthefood.wordpress.com . :)

~T~
by sabine01
Sun Jun 01, 2008 11:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 PACE NSC Post Tourney Discussion - Whitman wins in OT!
Replies: 20
Views: 2684

Re: 2008 PACE NSC Post Tourney Discussion - Whitman wins in OT!

Will work on getting these tweaked, titled, and mirrored on Facebook over the next day or so, but if you're interested, here are the few pictures I've taken.

I'm sure Tom will have his shots up fairly soon.

~T~
by sabine01
Sat May 31, 2008 11:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 PACE NSC Live Comments and Discussion
Replies: 87
Views: 16986

Re: 2008 PACE NSC Live Comments and Discussion

Bentley Like Beckham wrote:Hey if someone can tell me when and where moderators should meet tomorrow that would be awesome.
Sure thing: Staff should meet @ 8 am, Enterprise 278. Evan (S.) has not disbursed Sunday room assignments as of yet.

~T~
by sabine01
Thu May 15, 2008 9:29 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PACE 2008: May 31 to June 1
Replies: 68
Views: 13746

Re: PACE 2008: May 31 to June 1

ILoveReeses wrote:
jbarnes112358 wrote:We can bring one set of buzzers. We need an invoice for our two teams. I also need the 2007 NSC questions. Thanks.

John Barnes
Maggie Walker Governor's School

ETC -

Questions just sent to Dr. Barnes.

~T~
by sabine01
Wed Apr 30, 2008 9:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 Cooper Award Recipients
Replies: 17
Views: 2655

Re: 2008 Cooper Award Recipients

Matt -

Aye, it did... You should have a reply awaiting you. :)

Best,
Tricia
by sabine01
Tue Apr 29, 2008 2:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 South Carolina NAQT State Championship (4/12/08)
Replies: 9
Views: 1962

Re: 2008 South Carolina NAQT State Championship (4/12/08)

Eric -

I'm just catching up, so apologies for the late question.

I noticed the "Dorman Freshman Campus" teams in the stats. Chalk it up to being out of the Upstate for so long, but has there always been a split?

Best,
Tricia
by sabine01
Tue Apr 29, 2008 2:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 Cooper Award Recipients
Replies: 17
Views: 2655

Re: 2008 Cooper Award Recipients

Matt -

Oy -- that needs to be changed on the website (hey, guys!)

Can you sent to plsouthard@gmail ?

Many many thanks!
Tricia
by sabine01
Tue Apr 29, 2008 11:41 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 Cooper Award Recipients
Replies: 17
Views: 2655

Re: 2008 Cooper Award Recipients

I, also, am extremely honored to receive this award. There are so many hard working people in the quizbowl community, that I am surprised to be even considered for such an award. Hello, Matt! I tried emailing you to see if you'd be able to attend this year's NSC (at the fayette.k12.ky.us address), ...
by sabine01
Tue Apr 29, 2008 10:21 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: My favorite thing from the ACF Nationals stats...
Replies: 7
Views: 1276

Re: My favorite thing from the ACF Nationals stats...

I can see Tyra Banks saying: "Now that's Fierce!" to the "Burnadette" pic (probably to the last one, too). ;)

(Granted, I haven't seen Top Model since Cycle 5, so...Ah, guilty pleasures.)
by sabine01
Sun Apr 27, 2008 10:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 Cooper Award Recipients
Replies: 17
Views: 2655

2008 Cooper Award Recipients

The Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence proudly announces the 2008 recipients of the Benjamin Cooper Awards. The Academic Ambassador Award : Matt Knupp of Russell HS, KY for his efforts in supporting and improving academic competition in Kentucky, specifically his outreach efforts to oth...
by sabine01
Sat Apr 26, 2008 8:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 PACE NSC registration information
Replies: 77
Views: 12659

Re: 2008 PACE NSC registration information

I'm sorry if I am a little ignorant about all this, but is there any special procedure needed if my school wants to make a wild-card bid for the PACE NSC? There is a comment box on the registration form (http://survey.ssg.gmu.edu/survey/entry.jsp?id=1199629819063) where you can place information su...
by sabine01
Fri Apr 18, 2008 11:28 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: What got you into Quizbowl?
Replies: 90
Views: 14384

Re: What got you into Quizbowl?

Was kinda "thrown" onto a team in 5th grade (membership were determined by highest individual scores on "preliminary round" disks). In 1990, this team ultimately placed 2nd at Academic Enterprises ' tournament for elementrary/middle schoolers: The National All-Star Competition. Liked it and stuck wi...
by sabine01
Thu Mar 20, 2008 6:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MCMNT 2008 Discussion
Replies: 63
Views: 10693

Re: MCMNT 2008 Discussion

Indulge this goyeh one second, but doesn't "chametz" refer to Passover/Pesach (in that chametz is leavened stuff that needs to be removed before the holiday)? If it was in the Rosh Hashanah question, I'd consider it a completely wrong clue... Two different questions: one on Rosh Hashanah, and one o...
by sabine01
Thu Mar 20, 2008 5:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MCMNT 2008 Discussion
Replies: 63
Views: 10693

Re: MCMNT 2008 Discussion

...the Jew questions were not done well at all for the most part... Perhaps you would elaborate? MaS L'shanah tovah and chametz are dead giveaways for Rosh Hashanah (see that "shanah" there in both? Yeah) and Passover. They led to frustrating buzzer races among all Jews. Indulge this goyeh one seco...
by sabine01
Wed Mar 19, 2008 12:22 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MCMNT 2008 Discussion
Replies: 63
Views: 10693

Re: MCMNT 2008 Discussion

Oh, and the Mike Sorice meta: I guess I didn't see this as a really big issue. I think some of the people at my site thought it was kind of funny (maybe I'm wrong?), and I think it's one of those things that you can kind of gloss over if you don't like it. For the high schoolers, I don't think it's...