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by ihavenoidea
Thu Nov 05, 2009 12:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Triton Fall - 11/21
Replies: 26
Views: 3924

Re: Triton Fall - 11/21

Hey RB, sent more teams to this.
by ihavenoidea
Tue Nov 03, 2009 2:18 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs Again
Replies: 494
Views: 89182

Re: Bad Negs Again

Wrong answer: Pythagorean theorem
Right answer: Ontological argument
by ihavenoidea
Thu Sep 24, 2009 4:15 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Recruitment and Retention
Replies: 29
Views: 6032

Re: Recruitment and Retention

Norman the Lunatic wrote:Solution: create enough infighting in cliques so that each group has a member who likes at least n nonmembers than he likes at most n members. Let the rumor-spreading begin!
psst, i heard that andy watkins was dating hannah
by ihavenoidea
Sun Sep 13, 2009 7:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Fall Novice at LASA 9/12/09
Replies: 15
Views: 2541

Re: Fall Novice at LASA 9/12/09

Please, contact me with anything you want to say about the set. My email is zhao.zhangREMOVEFORSPAM@college.harvard.edu
by ihavenoidea
Sun Sep 06, 2009 11:26 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MIT Mirror of MO, 10/17
Replies: 24
Views: 3244

Re: MIT Mirror of MO, 10/17

If you'll mirror Lederberg I will read.
by ihavenoidea
Thu Aug 20, 2009 6:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southern California '09-'10
Replies: 82
Views: 13945

Re: Southern California '09-'10

cvdwightw wrote:Lucas has the potential to be Anurag II
This isn't happening unless Lucas suddenly becomes interested in/studies all of the humanities.
by ihavenoidea
Fri Jul 31, 2009 4:50 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southern California '09-'10
Replies: 82
Views: 13945

Re: Southern California '09-'10

Stephen wins. If Lucas or anyone else wishes to compete, they need to binge study like no other.
by ihavenoidea
Sat Jul 25, 2009 2:26 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HSAPQ: Fall Tournaments Sets Available
Replies: 150
Views: 23260

Re: HSAPQ: Fall Tournaments Sets Available

I do not believe this is the case. I don't think Collins is appropriate difficulty for regular high school.

EDIT: I know my last names.
by ihavenoidea
Tue Jun 23, 2009 1:57 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008-2009 NAQT IS sets: question-specific discussion
Replies: 87
Views: 8953

Re: HSAPQ: Fall Tournaments Sets Available

Jeff, maybe this is ignorance speaking but is it historically significant/helpful to players to know that Visigoths converted to Catholicism? I don't see how this is a useful clue.
by ihavenoidea
Mon Jun 22, 2009 11:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HSAPQ: Fall Tournaments Sets Available
Replies: 150
Views: 23260

Re: HSAPQ: Fall Tournaments Sets Available

Seriously? I mean Madame Bovary, Dionysus, and to a degree D.H. Lawrence seem like perfectly good tossup ideas to me.
by ihavenoidea
Sat Jun 20, 2009 3:58 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Wanted: RMP Subject Editors
Replies: 8
Views: 1246

Re: Wanted: RMP Subject Editors

I'll spell check!
by ihavenoidea
Wed Jun 10, 2009 12:57 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southern California End-Of-Year Survey
Replies: 1
Views: 556

Re: Southern California End-Of-Year Survey

Am I allowed to respond to this?
by ihavenoidea
Tue Jun 09, 2009 2:47 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Next Year
Replies: 74
Views: 9275

Re: Next Year

Bold prediction (or not?): Southside will beat Dorman at least once next season.
by ihavenoidea
Wed Jun 03, 2009 6:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2009 HSNCT question discussion
Replies: 262
Views: 32835

Re: 2009 HSNCT question discussion

tk447 wrote: The question's answer was "Bhagavad Gita", but Santa Monica was prompted on their answer of "Mahabharata"
Hey, Anurag did not get a prompt on Mahabharata. Could someone post the original answer line?
by ihavenoidea
Tue Jun 02, 2009 7:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: San Diego Open - 6/6/09 - La Jolla
Replies: 49
Views: 10009

Re: San Diego Open - 6/6/09 - La Jolla

I can't make this tournament.
by ihavenoidea
Tue Jun 02, 2009 7:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2009 HSNCT question discussion
Replies: 262
Views: 32835

Re: 2009 HSNCT question discussion

Aaron,

Maybe this is me grumbling because I could not pull imines during a crucial match, but isn't that as a third part for your organic functional groups bonus too hard?
by ihavenoidea
Mon Jun 01, 2009 11:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Gaddis II Thanks and Discussion
Replies: 40
Views: 6822

Re: Gaddis II Thanks and Discussion

I remember Matt buzzing off of minikomi.
by ihavenoidea
Mon Jun 01, 2009 11:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2009 HSNCT question discussion
Replies: 262
Views: 32835

Re: 2009 HSNCT question discussion

The Gideon v Wainwright tossup was atrocious in that I believe its lead-in was something along the lines of: "In this case, Abe Fortas used the 14th amendment..."
by ihavenoidea
Mon Jun 01, 2009 10:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2009 HSNCT question discussion
Replies: 262
Views: 32835

Re: 2009 HSNCT question discussion

fleurdelivre wrote:
ihavenoidea wrote:No love (read: hate) for Pure Pwnage?
I had forgotten that one, too. (note: the fact that this the running for "worst trash tossup" has such an open, competitive field...? point made.)
sea world rox man...shamu is amaaaaaaaaaaaaazing
by ihavenoidea
Mon Jun 01, 2009 10:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2009 HSNCT question discussion
Replies: 262
Views: 32835

Re: 2009 HSNCT question discussion

No love (read: hate) for Pure Pwnage?
by ihavenoidea
Fri May 29, 2009 11:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Gaddis Experiment II
Replies: 98
Views: 52340

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Gaddis Experiment II

My voice is a little hoarse, but I'll read for this and my teammates are willing to help as well.
by ihavenoidea
Tue May 26, 2009 8:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: EFT 4 at Brown (Saturday, October 3)
Replies: 97
Views: 23370

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: EFT 4 at Brown (Saturday, October 3)

JelloBiafra wrote:"Symphonies of Phillip Glass."

Paging Andrew Hart...
by ihavenoidea
Thu May 21, 2009 1:57 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: San Diego Open - 6/6/09 - La Jolla
Replies: 49
Views: 10009

Re: San Diego Open - 6/6/09 - La Jolla

Auroni, RB is no longer coming to this event. I might show up as a free agent.
by ihavenoidea
Mon May 18, 2009 5:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Fall High School Novice Tournament?
Replies: 106
Views: 15330

Re: Fall High School Novice Tournament?

Edit by way of post: Arcadia will be more than welcome to submit a bid.
by ihavenoidea
Mon May 18, 2009 4:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Fall High School Novice Tournament?
Replies: 106
Views: 15330

Re: Fall High School Novice Tournament?

I doubt our quizbowl team will be active enough to host this. If Arcadia wants to, they are more than welcome.
by ihavenoidea
Sat May 16, 2009 9:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Monroe Academic TournamenT at James Monroe (5/16/09)
Replies: 66
Views: 9735

Re: Monroe Academic TournamenT at James Monroe (5/16/09)

RyuAqua wrote:Daichi. . . playing an entire tournament in a tux.
:w-hat: I wish I was there to see this.
by ihavenoidea
Wed May 13, 2009 9:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pre-Nationals High School 2009 Poll
Replies: 53
Views: 9085

Re: Pre-Nationals High School 2009 Poll

Caesar Rodney HS wrote:EDIT: Also, last year, they were 5-2 after their first 7 games at HSNCT... then proceeded to lose the last 3 by a total of 85 points to barely miss the playoffs. They will be back for vengeance.

Are you sure you're not talking about RB?
by ihavenoidea
Tue May 12, 2009 9:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: April 29: Pre-Nationals Goldfish Championship
Replies: 74
Views: 9021

Re: April 29: Pre-Nationals Goldfish Championship

It's been cleared I'm pretty sure.
by ihavenoidea
Tue May 05, 2009 8:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: The Emergency: at PACE
Replies: 105
Views: 16265

Re: The Emergency: at PACE

Sorry if this has been asked before but when is this taking place?
by ihavenoidea
Mon May 04, 2009 5:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Henry Darger Tournament of the Unreal, 7/11/09
Replies: 44
Views: 8649

Re: Henry Darger Tournament of the Unreal, 5/24/09 at GMU

If this takes place Sunday evening I could staff.
by ihavenoidea
Sun May 03, 2009 1:55 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: KLEE: HI Fine Arts (4/11/09)
Replies: 40
Views: 5598

Re: KLEE: HI Fine Arts (4/11/09)

Ukonvasara wrote:Yeah, I'd like those rounds too, for similar reasons (this is finally the year I win HSNCT!)
You'll get one question a round for sure now! Hurray!

On a more serious note: I'd like them as well.
by ihavenoidea
Sat May 02, 2009 8:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Want to get a literature foundation
Replies: 38
Views: 9996

Re: Want to get a literature foundation

I disagree with Cameron. Lists are a good foundation for lit knowledge. If you want to be an average lit player, memorize lists. If you want to be a good lit player, read a lot of sparknotes. If you want to be a great lit player, read a lot of works.
by ihavenoidea
Tue Apr 28, 2009 1:53 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Class of 09, Where Will You Be Playing Next Year
Replies: 79
Views: 16839

Re: Class of 09, Where Will You Be Playing Next Year

Andrew Watkins: Super Recruiter.

Definitely going to Harvard and definitely playing quizbowl.
by ihavenoidea
Tue Apr 21, 2009 12:35 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: The Emergency: at PACE
Replies: 105
Views: 16265

Re: The Emergency: at PACE

If this is intended to be run Sunday night, I'm still up for reading. I could also make marginal contributions to the editors packets if needed, Jerry.
by ihavenoidea
Wed Apr 15, 2009 6:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: San Diego Open - 6/6/09 - La Jolla
Replies: 49
Views: 10009

Re: San Diego Open - 6/6/09 - La Jolla

cvdwightw wrote:There is tentative interest from a team of myself, Charles Meigs, and possibly a couple of other people. No packet until after ACF Nats, though.
Please write a common link TU on scimitars and have Meigs bring replicas of mentioned scimitars.
by ihavenoidea
Tue Apr 07, 2009 10:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southern California NAQT State Championship
Replies: 17
Views: 2571

Re: Southern California NAQT State Championship

Why is neither Torrey nor La Jolla coming?
by ihavenoidea
Tue Apr 07, 2009 1:11 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: San Diego Academic League Questions
Replies: 44
Views: 19542

Re: San Diego Academic League Questions

Who wrote Frankenstein?
What are the first three words of the novel Moby Dick?
by ihavenoidea
Mon Apr 06, 2009 10:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Fall High School Novice Tournament?
Replies: 106
Views: 15330

Re: Fall High School Novice Tournament?

Physics, Chemistry, Math, Biology, Fine Arts, Mythology, US History, European History (not ancient).

I can pretty much write for anything except geography and trash.
by ihavenoidea
Mon Apr 06, 2009 9:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Fall High School Novice Tournament?
Replies: 106
Views: 15330

Re: Fall High School Novice Tournament?

If Cameron doesn't mind, I can co-edit science with him.
by ihavenoidea
Mon Apr 06, 2009 12:55 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: San Diego Academic League Questions
Replies: 44
Views: 19542

Re: San Diego Academic League Questions

Dear Zhao, Thank you for your email and concern with improving Academic League. About all I can say is: The Academic League format IS the Academic League format. All four academic leagues in SD County, which compete for the county championship, are based on this format. Our questions are written by...
by ihavenoidea
Sun Mar 29, 2009 10:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs Again
Replies: 494
Views: 89182

Re: Bad Negs Again

He should have protested.
by ihavenoidea
Fri Mar 20, 2009 7:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Monroe Academic TournamenT at James Monroe (5/16/09)
Replies: 66
Views: 9735

Re: Unnamed tournament at James Monroe (5/16/09)

I can help write anything that's not geography.
by ihavenoidea
Sun Mar 15, 2009 5:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Weekend of Quizbowl II (3/14 + 3/15/09, Fairfax, VA)
Replies: 118
Views: 44817

Re: Weekend of Quizbowl II (3/14 + 3/15/09, Fairfax, VA)

Jeremy Gibbs Free Energy wrote:The Weekend of Quizbowl or The Weekend of Guy Tabachnick? Good job Hunter, this is certainly an amazing feat to win both tournaments.
To say it was the Weekend of Guy Tabachnick would be slightly inaccurate. Congratulations to all of Hunter.
by ihavenoidea
Sat Mar 14, 2009 5:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Weekend of Quizbowl II (3/14 + 3/15/09, Fairfax, VA)
Replies: 118
Views: 44817

Re: Weekend of Quizbowl II (3/14 + 3/15/09, Fairfax, VA)

Caesar Rodney HS wrote:The three teams with the highest P/B were in the same bracket... why?
Fixed.
by ihavenoidea
Tue Mar 10, 2009 9:56 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: BISCUIT III (MUT Mirror) - March 21, 2009
Replies: 41
Views: 12825

Re: BISCUIT III (MUT Mirror) - March 21, 2009

RB will be only coming to fake ICT and not MUT. Turns out one of our TV tapings is on the 21st. :mad:
by ihavenoidea
Mon Mar 02, 2009 11:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCIENCE! (5/16/09) at UC Irvine
Replies: 21
Views: 4275

Re: SCIENCE! (5/16/09) at UC Irvine

Dwight, might you be interested in collaborating with Maryland for their spring tournament and using the set here?