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by Pilgrim
Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Cheyne movie set online mirror--August 19th
Replies: 13
Views: 2084

Re: Cheyne movie set online mirror--August 18th

I'll play this if only so I can complain about Mike's taste in film.
by Pilgrim
Sun Apr 29, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Chicago Open Matchmaking...for Those that Suck
Replies: 11
Views: 4957

Re: Chicago Open Matchmaking...for Those that Suck

I'm on the fence about playing or staffing this year, but if you want me on your team, drop me a line.
by Pilgrim
Sun Feb 18, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: SMT Open Online Test Mirror (2/24)
Replies: 41
Views: 7326

Re: SMT Open Skype Test Mirror (2/24)

I'll sign up a tenth team under the assumption that I can get some other Albertans interested. If I'm wrong about that, I'm willing to play solo or give up the spot, depending on what's most helpful.
by Pilgrim
Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Cal's Mid-Spring Tournament @ Stanford (3/10/2018)
Replies: 4
Views: 2853

Re: Cal's Mid-Spring Tournament @ Stanford (3/10/2018)

What's the field like for this site? What side events are being run?
by Pilgrim
Wed Feb 07, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Cal's Mid-Spring Tournament @ UMN (3/3/18)
Replies: 49
Views: 9654

Re: Cal's Mid-Spring Tournament @ UMN (3/3/18)

I'm considering coming to this. Anybody still looking for teammates?
by Pilgrim
Sun Jun 11, 2017 11:45 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Open summer practices at the University of Michigan
Replies: 19
Views: 5701

Re: Open summer practices at the University of Michigan

I assume these are happening as normal this week? I'm in town for a conference and can hopefully drop in.
by Pilgrim
Sat May 27, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: (This) Tournament is a Crime - 02/25/17
Replies: 22
Views: 11213

Re: (This) Tournament is a Crime - 02/25/17

Is there a reason this set hasn't been uploaded to the archive yet?
by Pilgrim
Sat May 27, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2017 ACF Regionals global announcement (2/18/2017)
Replies: 51
Views: 28239

Re: 2017 ACF Regionals global announcement (2/18/2017)

Someone asked me for a copy of the ACF Regionals set; is there a reason why it hasn't been posted yet? If it's still being used for NASAT tryouts, which states is it being used in? It would be nice to know so that we can know whom we can share it with. The questions can be shared; I will post them ...
by Pilgrim
Tue Apr 04, 2017 10:34 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Eyes That Do Not See VIII - January 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 5237

Re: Eyes That Do Not See VIII - January 2017

Mike Bentley wrote:If anyone else plans on mirroring this, let me know soon. Otherwise I'll post the set.
Can this be posted now?
by Pilgrim
Thu Mar 23, 2017 2:00 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Jordaens Visual Arts
Replies: 36
Views: 12868

Re: Jordaens Visual Arts

I'll play this. I know film and am not a complete buzzer rock for other stuff.
by Pilgrim
Wed Jun 15, 2016 10:41 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Chicago Open Trash 2016 (July 24, 2016)
Replies: 131
Views: 45804

Re: Chicago Open Trash 2016 (July 24, 2016)

It looks like we have 17 full teams. If we can get to at least 18, we'll expand the field again, and write a 13th packet to facilitate a 9 + 3 format (with one bye, most likely, unless we can expand to 19 or 20). I just emailed a few of the remaining free agents, and I've heard from Jerry that he's...
by Pilgrim
Tue May 10, 2016 5:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: The Act of Seeing with One's Own Eyes (CO Sunday?)
Replies: 29
Views: 9724

Re: The Act of Seeing with One's Own Eyes (CO Sunday?)

I'm looking forward to this and will play if I'm at CO.
by Pilgrim
Fri Oct 16, 2015 2:05 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open - UMN (11/14)
Replies: 14
Views: 4575

Re: Missouri Open - UMN (11/14)

I'm a free agent for this.
by Pilgrim
Fri Sep 25, 2015 2:47 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open - Fall 2015 (Regular difficulty)
Replies: 21
Views: 14642

Re: Missouri Open - Fall 2015

For what it's worth, I would almost certainly play a Minnesota mirror on Nov 14.
by Pilgrim
Mon Aug 31, 2015 12:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Preseason Poll
Replies: 43
Views: 15817

Re: Preseason Poll

Sinan is no longer at Alberta. Our only returning members are Mitchell Schultze and myself.
by Pilgrim
Mon Apr 27, 2015 3:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open at Michigan - August 8
Replies: 122
Views: 43041

Re: VCU Open at Michigan - August 8

1. History
2. VICO
3. Modern
by Pilgrim
Wed Apr 08, 2015 5:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO History 2015
Replies: 139
Views: 55629

Re: CO History 2015

I apparently forgot to post in this thread, but I am definitely interested in playing.
by Pilgrim
Fri Feb 20, 2015 3:11 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO 2015 Matchmaking
Replies: 47
Views: 14264

Re: CO 2015 Matchmaking

I'm looking for a team.
by Pilgrim
Sat Feb 14, 2015 10:40 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: RILKE: Chicago Open Literature Singles 2015
Replies: 95
Views: 35825

Re: RILKE: Chicago Open Literature Singles 2015

I'll play this.
by Pilgrim
Sun Jan 25, 2015 5:08 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2015 Regionals: Specific question requests and discussion
Replies: 49
Views: 7320

Re: 2015 Regionals: General non-specific thoughts and discus

Also, I personally felt that the bonus that went Daksha/Chandra/Kama, even though I got all of them, was too difficult compared to the rest of the Hindu mythology in the set. I'm not sure what the "easy" part of that bonus is supposed to be, and it'd be interesting to see the nationwide conversion ...
by Pilgrim
Sun Jan 25, 2015 4:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2015 Regionals: General non-specific thoughts and discussion
Replies: 15
Views: 3689

Re: 2015 Regionals: General non-specific thoughts and discus

I didn't like the number of tossups on economists as opposed to economic concepts, but I suppose those questions are easier for teams to write for packet submission, so I'm okay with that. There were four economics tossups in this set, two on economists and two on concepts. From what I could tell, ...
by Pilgrim
Tue Aug 12, 2014 4:39 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Preseason Poll
Replies: 108
Views: 35692

Re: Preseason Poll

Matthew Jackson wrote:
Gonzagapuma1 wrote:Alberta loses Trevor, right? And MIT loses Neil.
As far as I know neither of these things is true either.
This is correct, I'm staying at Alberta for a PhD.
by Pilgrim
Fri Jul 04, 2014 7:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at Michigan (August 9)
Replies: 30
Views: 13227

Re: VCU Open mirror at Michigan (August 9)

I plan on playing this and am looking for teammates. I hope to stick around for Sunday side events - I am most interested in Imaginary Landscape, though I will probably play whatever is offered.
by Pilgrim
Sat Jun 28, 2014 4:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: This year's sets missing from archive
Replies: 27
Views: 8874

Re: This year's sets missing from archive

I believe SUBMIT hasn't been posted yet.
by Pilgrim
Mon Jun 16, 2014 11:15 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Open online mirror of NASAT -- June 21
Replies: 91
Views: 35731

Re: Open online mirror of NASAT -- June 21

I will be playing this with a couple other Alberta people. We probably have room for a free agent to join us.
by Pilgrim
Sun May 04, 2014 11:57 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: community question clinic
Replies: 84
Views: 34021

Re: community question clinic

In one of these works, the narrator whispers “I love you” as a woman sleds down a hill. Another of these works concludes with a nurse strangling her baby due to the title condition. A character in one of these works claims “Your Diogenes was a blockhead” to his doctor. In addition to works titled “...
by Pilgrim
Sun May 04, 2014 11:42 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: community question clinic
Replies: 84
Views: 34021

Re: community question clinic

Oh yeah, I misremembered that since I wrote the question fairly quickly and mostly from memory. Thanks for pointing that out. However, to my recollection I've almost always heard Jimenez de Cisneros shortened to "Cardinal Jimenez" for some reason; perhaps I'm confusing him with somebody else? There...
by Pilgrim
Sun May 04, 2014 11:19 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: community question clinic
Replies: 84
Views: 34021

Re: community question clinic

A canonized king of this name used the sword Lobera as a symbol of royal power and captured the Umayyad capital of Córdoba. Another king of this name was the first to be called Emperor of Spain. A man of this name known as the “felon king” disputed the Spanish throne with Joseph Bonaparte. Another ...
by Pilgrim
Mon Apr 28, 2014 10:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Science Player Poll
Replies: 24
Views: 6763

Re: Science Player Poll

Cody wrote:An unordered list of people I think could reasonably be placed in the top 10, for consideration: Eric M, Tommy C, Billy B, Sriram P, Ashvin S, Aaron R, Adam S, myself, Shan K, Rafael K, Nick J, Andrew W, Austin B, Brian M, Jasper L, Auroni G.
You're missing Sinan
by Pilgrim
Tue Oct 08, 2013 4:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Fernando Arrabal Tournament of the Absurd: 11/23/13 @ CMU
Replies: 110
Views: 32258

Re: Fernando Arrabal Tournament of the Absurd: 11/23/13 @ TBD

A brief update: this tournament now has rooms reserved. It will take place on the Carnegie Mellon campus (consult the map [pdf] for exact location; Scaife is #23, in the lower-left corner of this map). If you're driving, you can pay to park on Frew Street, which is directly adjacent to the tourname...
by Pilgrim
Mon Aug 12, 2013 8:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Fernando Arrabal Tournament of the Absurd: 11/23/13 @ CMU
Replies: 110
Views: 32258

Re: Fernando Arrabal Tournament of the Absurd: 11/23/13 @ TBD

For what it's worth, I would probably come to a Minnesota site if it's on the 23rd.
by Pilgrim
Wed Jun 19, 2013 12:02 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO Miscellany
Replies: 8
Views: 2066

Re: CO Miscellany

I can help out with any more playtesting.
by Pilgrim
Sat Mar 23, 2013 11:15 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: General Security Discussion
Replies: 30
Views: 5521

Re: General Security Discussion

Don't send packets to a club account that someone playing the tournament might have access to. I don't think there is any way that using a central question server is going to have enough benefits to outweigh the potential issues. At some point, we have to be able to trust TDs to handle question secu...
by Pilgrim
Thu Mar 07, 2013 7:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 36-team ICT
Replies: 53
Views: 6662

Re: 36-team ICT

Fred wrote:Why not 3x12 -> 6x6 then?
If the prelim bracket is simply a round robin, increasing the size doesn't really improve the robustness - if only two teams advance, it's likely that the only games that really "matter" for advancement are between the top three teams.
by Pilgrim
Fri Oct 12, 2012 8:15 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn-ance: MIT mirror (10/20)
Replies: 25
Views: 7032

Re: Penn-ance: MIT mirror (10/20)

Sinan and I played the myth at KABO, so we aren't interested.

Edit: and I think we plan on sight-seeing in Boston, so we probably won't be available to read.
by Pilgrim
Tue Jul 31, 2012 3:56 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open Discussion
Replies: 85
Views: 23231

Re: Chicago Open Discussion

Big O - this was not good. I wanted to neg with runtime the whole time, and I'm sure other people did too. Rob and Trevor certainly have more experience with this, but I've had to use the Master theorem once or twice and it was kind of frustrating to not be able to figure out what it wanted. This t...
by Pilgrim
Fri Jul 20, 2012 1:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: PRELIM: WELD (Wildly Experimental Literature Doubles)
Replies: 65
Views: 14744

Re: PRELIM: WELD (Wildly Experimental Literature Doubles)

Magister Ludi wrote:
Pilgrim wrote:I'm interested in playing this tournament (and am seeking a teammate). I am also more than happy to staff if needed.
Want to team up?
Sure.
by Pilgrim
Fri Jul 20, 2012 1:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO History Doubles: 7/22/2012
Replies: 131
Views: 33479

Re: CO History Doubles: 7/22/2012

We will need to combine teams, use double byes, or use brackets with 18 teams. My suggestion is that you make one team of three consisting of Charles Hang (who submitted the last packet that I received and who has no teammate) and the two people whose packet contains the most repeats. That leaves y...
by Pilgrim
Tue Jul 17, 2012 8:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: PRELIM: WELD (Wildly Experimental Literature Doubles)
Replies: 65
Views: 14744

Re: PRELIM: WELD (Wildly Experimental Literature Doubles)

I'm interested in playing this tournament (and am seeking a teammate). I am also more than happy to staff if needed.
by Pilgrim
Tue May 08, 2012 8:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO History Doubles: 7/22/2012
Replies: 131
Views: 33479

Re: CO History Doubles: 7/22/2012

Since my original post got split off, I'm playing this with Chris Ray.
by Pilgrim
Tue May 08, 2012 7:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Byzantine History Side Event at CO
Replies: 9
Views: 1564

Re: CO History Doubles: 7/22/2012

I'm playing this tournament with Chris Ray.
something ambiguous wrote:Also, if anybody wants to play this, I can finish my all Byzantine/ middle age slavic history tournament for people to play after this is done.
Yes please.
by Pilgrim
Mon Apr 23, 2012 5:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO Side Event Wrangling
Replies: 38
Views: 6159

Re: CO Side Event Wrangling

I want to play the history and film tournaments the most. I will probably play whatever else happens except for music.
by Pilgrim
Sat Apr 14, 2012 9:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: YMIR- Mythology tournament- 6/9/12 at PACE
Replies: 62
Views: 21355

Re: YMIR- Mythology tournament- 6/9/12 at PACE

I want to play this.
by Pilgrim
Mon Mar 26, 2012 11:47 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: GUERRILLA IV - Chicago, IL - Saturday, 3/31
Replies: 57
Views: 17964

Re: GUERRILLA IV - Chicago, IL - Saturday, 3/31

It looks like I will be in Chicago Saturday night, so I'd like to play this tournament. Does any team have an open slot?
by Pilgrim
Sun Feb 19, 2012 4:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals 2012 Discussion
Replies: 119
Views: 27815

ACF Regionals 2012 Discussion

This set is cleared for discussion, and I have sent it to George Berry to be posted. I want to thank my co-editors Will Butler (science), Auroni Gupta (European + world lit, RMP), John Lawrence (arts), and Guy Tabachnick (European + world history, social science, geography). I edited American and Br...
by Pilgrim
Sun Feb 19, 2012 3:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Northeast at Brown (2/18/2012)
Replies: 19
Views: 6079

Re: ACF Regionals Northeast at Brown (2/18/2012)

ieppler wrote:Stats are on the tournament DB.
Link for the lazy.
by Pilgrim
Sun Feb 19, 2012 3:39 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals at Minnesota
Replies: 6
Views: 2832

Re: ACF Regionals at Minnesota

by Pilgrim
Tue Feb 07, 2012 5:39 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals 2012 Global Announcement (February 18, 2012)
Replies: 12
Views: 6151

Re: ACF Regionals 2012 Global Announcement (February 18, 2012)

First post has been updated with all packets received so far and a list of teams to whom extensions have been granted. Please let me know if I missed someone - inductive reasoning indicates that this is probably the case.
by Pilgrim
Sun Feb 05, 2012 12:41 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals 2012 Global Announcement (February 18, 2012)
Replies: 12
Views: 6151

Re: ACF Regionals 2012 Global Announcement (February 18, 2012)

This is your reminder that tomorrow is the final packet deadline for this tournament. Any team required to write questions who does not send me a packet or request an extension by 11:59pm PST will not be playing.
by Pilgrim
Tue Jan 24, 2012 10:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals 2012 Global Announcement (February 18, 2012)
Replies: 12
Views: 6151

Re: ACF Regionals 2012 Global Announcement (February 18, 2012)

MathMusic wrote:Trevor,

Buffalo is hosting this year, per the ACF Hosting guidelines our packet should be a -$50, not a $0
That's correct; I had it marked on my spreadsheet, but forgot to transfer it over here. Thanks for reminding me.