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by TheKingInYellow
Mon Nov 17, 2014 6:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HFT IX @ Harvard (11/15/14)
Replies: 105
Views: 49932

Re: HFT IX @ Harvard (11/15/14)

There is absolutely no way that any school besides Harvard could get away with repeatedly running a tournament like HFT. I urge you to keep this in mind when attempting, in the future, to shut down criticism with irrelevant "Harvard is not Harvard quizbowl" posts. If it were not for the reputation ...
by TheKingInYellow
Sat Mar 23, 2013 9:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New England NAQT Regional Championship at Harvard (04/06/13)
Replies: 20
Views: 7391

Re: New England NAQT Regional Championship at Harvard (04/06/13)

Field (14)--as of 4/4/13 Abby Kelly Foster Charter (MA) - 1 AMSA (MA) - 1 Arlington (MA) - 1 Belmont (MA) - 2 Brookline (MA) - 2 Lexington (MA) - 2 Sharon (MA) - 2 E. O. Smith (CT) - 1 Weston (MA) - 1 Hingham (MA) - 1 Buzzers (6): Abby Kelly Foster Charter (MA) - 1 AMSA (MA) - 1 Belmont (MA) - 1 Bro...
by TheKingInYellow
Mon Nov 05, 2012 11:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Harvard Fall Tournament VII (Cambridge, MA 11/10/12)
Replies: 24
Views: 10921

Re: Harvard Fall Tournament VII (Cambridge, MA 11/10/12)

Hey, so I've sent out emails with tournament times/locations. If you didn't get an email or have problems/questions, shoot me an email at gmoyer01@college.NOSPAMharvard.edu
by TheKingInYellow
Wed Oct 31, 2012 2:57 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Northeast @ Harvard (11/03/12)
Replies: 41
Views: 18463

Re: ACF Fall Northeast @ Harvard (11/03/12)

The tournament will begin at 9 in Sever Hall. All teams should arrive BEFORE 8:45. Also schedules might be in flux--NYU had to drop out b/c of the hurricane and it's possible other New York teams will face the same problems, so please be very punctual so we can figure out the exact schedule we'll be...
by TheKingInYellow
Sat Oct 27, 2012 1:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Northeast @ Harvard (11/03/12)
Replies: 41
Views: 18463

Re: ACF Fall Northeast @ Harvard (11/03/12)

We're going to cap the field at 28 (30 if we're really lucky/people bring more staffers) so there are only 2 slots left!
by TheKingInYellow
Tue Oct 23, 2012 4:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Harvard Fall Tournament VII (Cambridge, MA 11/10/12)
Replies: 24
Views: 10921

Re: Harvard Fall Tournament VII (Cambridge, MA 11/10/12)

We have 1 slot open! Register today!
by TheKingInYellow
Mon Oct 22, 2012 7:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Harvard Fall Tournament VII (Cambridge, MA 11/10/12)
Replies: 24
Views: 10921

Re: Harvard Fall Tournament VII (Cambridge, MA 11/10/12)

Good news! The HFT field has been expanded to 42 teams! We might be able to expand it further so if you're still interested in playing, be sure to register with me at gmoyer01@college.harvard.edu
by TheKingInYellow
Sat Oct 20, 2012 9:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn-ance: MIT mirror (10/20)
Replies: 25
Views: 7481

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

Harvard totally got second. Also Josh from MIT is absolutely ridiculous. 31/5/2?!?!
by TheKingInYellow
Sun Oct 14, 2012 11:47 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Northeast @ Harvard (11/03/12)
Replies: 41
Views: 18463

Re: ACF Fall Northeast @ Harvard (11/03/12)

Hey, so we're changing our discount policy to be in line with ACF's official standards. That means -$10 for a moderator and -$10/200 miles, rather than -5$/100 miles.
by TheKingInYellow
Sat Oct 13, 2012 9:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Harvard Fall Tournament difficulty discussion
Replies: 53
Views: 23733

Re: Harvard Fall Tournament difficulty discussion

So, um, alright. We've written out goals for these questions in the tournament post. Here they are again, for convenience: "This set will certainly be more difficult than novice sets and some questions will be more difficult than what one might expect from an HSAPQ or regular-difficulty house-writte...
by TheKingInYellow
Sat Oct 13, 2012 2:23 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Northeast @ Harvard (11/03/12)
Replies: 41
Views: 18463

Re: ACF Fall Northeast @ Harvard (11/03/12)

FIELD as of 10/13

Teams: 27

2 Columbia
1 Hanover High School
1 UConn
4 Dartmouth
2 RPI
3 Yale
2 Amherst
2 Cornell
1 Brown
1 Wellesley
3 MIT
1 Harvard
1 "Not Hunter"
1 Kellenberg
1 Middlebury
1 Princeton
by TheKingInYellow
Sat Sep 29, 2012 5:37 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Collegiate Novice @ Harvard, 9/29
Replies: 14
Views: 4294

Re: Collegiate Novice @ Harvard, 9/29

Harvard B edged out Williams in two nail-biting games to win the tournament. Dartmouth A and MIT A rounded out the top 4.

Dartmouth, Harvard B, and Williams, were all tied for first at the end of the playoffs, but because we only had ten packets Dartmouth was eliminated based on PPB
by TheKingInYellow
Tue Sep 25, 2012 6:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Harvard Fall Tournament VII (Cambridge, MA 11/10/12)
Replies: 24
Views: 10921

Re: Harvard Fall Tournament VII (Cambridge, MA 11/10/12)

As of right now, we've filled up our 36 team field. However, the field will probably be expanded by at least a few teams, so please keep sending registrations in! At they very least you'll be at the head of the waiting list.

Split the discussion about difficulty to a new thread. --Mgmt.
by TheKingInYellow
Tue Sep 25, 2012 3:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Collegiate Novice @ Harvard, 9/29
Replies: 14
Views: 4294

Re: Collegiate Novice @ Harvard, 9/29

So registration will start at 930, with the tournament beginning at 10. I'll post the rooms tomorrow or Thursday at the absolute latest

EDIT: We'll meet in the hall way on the first floor of Sever Hall
by TheKingInYellow
Sun Sep 23, 2012 11:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Collegiate Novice @ Harvard, 9/29
Replies: 14
Views: 4294

Re: Collegiate Novice @ Harvard, 9/29

FIELD UPDATE

Dartmouth 3
MIT 3
Princeton 1
Stony Brook 2
Wellesley 1
Williams 1
Yale 1

Teams: 12

Harvard will also have 3 teams
by TheKingInYellow
Sun Sep 23, 2012 12:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Harvard Fall Tournament VII (Cambridge, MA 11/10/12)
Replies: 24
Views: 10921

Re: Harvard Fall Tournament VII (Cambridge, MA 11/10/12)

Our field is currently at 27 teams, meaning we only have 9 more slots available. Register a team while there's still time!
by TheKingInYellow
Fri Sep 14, 2012 12:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Harvard Fall Tournament VII (Cambridge, MA 11/10/12)
Replies: 24
Views: 10921

Re: Harvard Fall Tournament VII (Cambridge, MA 11/10/12)

Hey guys! Here's our first field update. EDITTED as of 10/22 Teams: 38 AMSA 1 Bromfield 1 Brookline 2 Dunbar 1 Hanover 1 Hingham 3 Hunter 2 Kellenberg 2 LASA 5 Lexington 2 Norwell 1 "Team Q" 1 Seven Lakes 1 Smithtown East 2 Smithtown West 2 South Burlington 2 St. John's 2 St. Joseph's 2 State Colleg...
by TheKingInYellow
Thu Sep 06, 2012 5:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Collegiate Novice @ Harvard, 9/29
Replies: 14
Views: 4294

Collegiate Novice @ Harvard, 9/29

Harvard College Bowl will be hosting the Early Autumn Collegiate Novice tournament on Saturday, the 29th of September. We don't have room information yet, but I'll post that and other important information as soon as I can. For now, if you'd like to reserve a spot, shoot me an email at gmoyer01@NOSP...
by TheKingInYellow
Tue Nov 15, 2011 2:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Harvard Fall Tournament VI (11/12/11)
Replies: 164
Views: 51208

Re: Harvard Fall Tournament VI (11/12/11)

Yeah, I was disagreeing.
by TheKingInYellow
Tue Nov 15, 2011 2:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Harvard Fall Tournament VI (11/12/11)
Replies: 164
Views: 51208

Re: Harvard Fall Tournament VI (11/12/11)

Speaking from my past experience as a high school player on a pretty good team, I would disagree with you Auroni.
by TheKingInYellow
Sun Nov 06, 2011 5:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2011 Northeast at Yale (11/05/11)
Replies: 20
Views: 7797

Re: ACF Fall 2011 Northeast at Yale (11/05/11)

RyuAqua wrote:Harvard A def. Columbia in game 1 of the advantaged final, despite Graham and David's continued use of pseudonyms which are currently incorrectly labeled in the stats (thanks, guys)
You could probably ask us if you really want to know who's who in the future instead of just guessing.
by TheKingInYellow
Tue Sep 13, 2011 8:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2011-2012 Collegiate Preseason Podcast
Replies: 22
Views: 3886

Re: 2011-2012 Collegiate Preseason Podcast

The Quest for the Historical Mukherjesus wrote:
Cernel Joson wrote:I had long suspected we were the best. Now, I have absolute validation. It's a wonderful feeling.
Are you saying you don't value our opinion?
He's stealing my made-up quotes
by TheKingInYellow
Fri Jul 29, 2011 7:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: On-going Season Rankings V2.0 - Herp Derp
Replies: 255
Views: 80952

Re: On-going Season Rankings V2.0

State College will win
by TheKingInYellow
Tue Jun 14, 2011 10:25 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PACE NSC 2011: Quick recap and Thanks
Replies: 48
Views: 12068

Re: PACE NSC 2011: Quick recap and Thanks

We used our real names this tournament, for once. Christoph's real name is Christoph, not Christopher
by TheKingInYellow
Sun Jun 12, 2011 10:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2011 HSNCT conversion stats discussion
Replies: 59
Views: 7948

Re: 2011 HSNCT conversion stats discussion

I'm pretty sure I powered Sea of Marmara
by TheKingInYellow
Mon Jun 06, 2011 9:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2011 NSC: Tournament Logistic Discussion (not the set)
Replies: 62
Views: 13070

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

So I first want to congratulate everyone who attended PACE on a great tournament, particularly the kids from Hunter and all the other seniors who I've been playing with for three or four years now. You're all the best and I had a great time competing against you. I'd also like to thank my team-mates...
by TheKingInYellow
Wed May 18, 2011 9:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Player Poll
Replies: 43
Views: 8709

Re: Player Poll

Voter 3 knows whats up
by TheKingInYellow
Wed May 18, 2011 9:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Quizbowl for Seniors
Replies: 2
Views: 916

Re: Quizbowl for Seniors

Mrs Gittings does something like this with the people at her parents-in-law's old folks home... I'm sure she'd love to tell you about it if you're interested
by TheKingInYellow
Sat Apr 23, 2011 11:09 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: On-going season rankings
Replies: 391
Views: 88878

Re: On-going season rankings

Did Cistercian win, by chance?
by TheKingInYellow
Sun Apr 17, 2011 10:37 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals 2011: Logistics
Replies: 35
Views: 8014

Re: ACF Nationals 2011: Logistics

State College did win DII
by TheKingInYellow
Thu Apr 14, 2011 9:57 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: On-going season rankings
Replies: 391
Views: 88878

Re: On-going season rankings

Matt Weiner wrote:Everyone stop metaposting.
Heh
by TheKingInYellow
Thu Mar 03, 2011 9:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BHSAT XX at Yale (03/26/11)
Replies: 15
Views: 6180

Re: BHSAT XX at Yale (03/26/11)

So I think State College will be coming with two teams; I'll email when its official
by TheKingInYellow
Thu Mar 03, 2011 9:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: On-going season rankings
Replies: 391
Views: 88878

Re: On-going season rankings

I'm ridiculously impressed by your efforts, Fred
by TheKingInYellow
Sun Feb 20, 2011 2:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl IV @ Hunter HS, NYC (3/5/2011)
Replies: 60
Views: 26347

Re: Prison Bowl IV @ Hunter HS, NYC (3/5/2011)

Sadly our driver had a change of plans, and State College will no longer be able to make it.
by TheKingInYellow
Sun Feb 13, 2011 6:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl IV @ Hunter HS, NYC (3/5/2011)
Replies: 60
Views: 26347

Re: Prison Bowl IV @ Hunter HS, NYC (3/5/2011)

I think State College will come, with 2 teams and a buzzer. The teams may not be our standard A and B. I'll let you know when I have a definite roster.
by TheKingInYellow
Tue Feb 08, 2011 9:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl 2011 (February 12, 2011)
Replies: 61
Views: 11630

Re: Penn Bowl 2011 (February 12, 2011)

Hey so, question and a comment: first of all I'm not 100% sure we have a driver this weekend, so State College may pull out. Just a heads up. Secondly, if we were to come would it be cool if Ben Geselowitz played on our team?
by TheKingInYellow
Tue Feb 01, 2011 6:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2011 PACE NSC
Replies: 114
Views: 160312

Re: 2011 PACE NSC

Well we at State College would very much like to register, but upon our last check were not on the list of qualified teams, so we talked to George and Sarah about it at TIT
by TheKingInYellow
Tue Feb 01, 2011 1:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2011 PACE NSC
Replies: 114
Views: 160312

Re: 2011 PACE NSC

So I've been told that HFT is an affiliated tournament, and teams have not yet been qualified simply because all the stats outside the winners bracket still aren't clear. Is it possible that State College could register anyway, since we are definitely one of the teams that qualified at HFT?
by TheKingInYellow
Thu Jan 27, 2011 9:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ARE THERE ANY PLAYERS IN PENNSYLVANIA...
Replies: 6
Views: 1417

Re: ARE THERE ANY PLAYERS IN PENNSYLVANIA...

But seriously, if you're in Pennsylvania and interested in playing, a team holds six. Shoot me an email at graham@stormstown.com
by TheKingInYellow
Thu Jan 27, 2011 7:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ARE THERE ANY PLAYERS IN PENNSYLVANIA...
Replies: 6
Views: 1417

ARE THERE ANY PLAYERS IN PENNSYLVANIA...

... who would be interested in being on the NASAT team? I'd hate to have a State College Fest again
by TheKingInYellow
Mon Dec 27, 2010 11:52 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Terrapin Invitational Tournament (1/22/11) at Maryland
Replies: 55
Views: 16552

Re: Terrapin Invitational Tournament (1/22/11) at Maryland

I think State College will be coming with a team and a buzzer
by TheKingInYellow
Sun Dec 12, 2010 12:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: He said, she said
Replies: 39
Views: 5290

Re: He said, she said

It's hardly a hard and fast rule--I've found that in every situation where both teams have agreed something was right or wrong (at least as far as pronunciation), the moderator has changed his or her opinion to reflect this.
by TheKingInYellow
Tue Nov 23, 2010 8:15 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Harvard Fall Tournament V (11/13/10)
Replies: 106
Views: 122208

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Harvard Fall Tournament V (11/13/10)

It seems to me that if the stats were Up, people would probably tell you what was missing or incorrect
by TheKingInYellow
Thu Nov 11, 2010 8:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Let's talk about pseudonyms again
Replies: 95
Views: 17762

Re: Let's talk about pseudonyms again

Allow me to clarify my position: I personally enjoy pseudonyms, for reasons I think Barry did a wonderful job of summarizing. I also understand and appreciate the arguments against them: tournament directors have every right to enforce a no-pseudonyms policy. My problem with UVA on this issue was th...
by TheKingInYellow
Tue Nov 09, 2010 5:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Let's talk about pseudonyms again
Replies: 95
Views: 17762

Let's talk about pseudonyms again

Just a quick question: if State College, or any team, plays under pseudonyms that aren't inappropriate or in any way disrespectful, shouldn't the host keep stats under those pseudonyms? It's not a big deal, but it seems to me that teams have the right to use pseudonyms (particularly when the hosts s...
by TheKingInYellow
Fri Oct 29, 2010 8:00 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: THUNDER II - 12/4/10 - UCSD/UPenn/??
Replies: 37
Views: 12287

Re: THUNDER II - 12/4/10 - UCSD/UPenn/??

State College will bring a team to Penn
by TheKingInYellow
Mon Oct 04, 2010 8:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Liking a Subject or Subjects..
Replies: 11
Views: 1587

Re: Liking a Subject or Subjects..

When I was a freshman, I learned some basic poetry by learning general biographies of famous poets (which are nine times out of ten hilarious) then connecting the biography to the individual poems. As an literature/myth/history players, I can tell you that I approach all three in the same way: as st...
by TheKingInYellow
Mon Sep 27, 2010 8:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Potential Full Time Job Offer in Quiz Bowl
Replies: 56
Views: 15401

Re: Potential Full Time Job Offer in Quiz Bowl

The revised example of the question on Grover Cleveland is a good example; maybe it won't distinguish between Dorman and State College as well as a longer question would, Considering that your national tournament appears to be set for the same weekend as ACF Nationals, it seems unlikely that your q...