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by Kwang the Ninja
Thu Oct 25, 2012 3:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Fine arts/music
Replies: 117
Views: 31357

Re: Fine arts/music

On that criterion, a question about Harry Potter that talks about its plot obviously would not be academic, while a question about Harry Potter that only contains references to Harry Potter scholarship obviously would be academic. Yes, this in theory correct, just as in theory there is a "Real" out...
by Kwang the Ninja
Tue Oct 09, 2012 11:05 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Famous People who played Quizbowl
Replies: 17
Views: 11507

Re: Famous People who played Quizbowl

JoelleJay wrote:According to NPR, Lupe Fiasco played Academic Decathlon in high school.
http://www.npr.org/2011/03/12/134426574 ... everything
by Kwang the Ninja
Wed Oct 03, 2012 6:51 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: ProtoBowl
Replies: 367
Views: 145039

Re: ProtoBowl

...so then the fish said, "Ok! Your wife can be God!" And she was a very benevolent and loving God and everybody agreed she was the best God ever.
by Kwang the Ninja
Wed Oct 03, 2012 3:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall South at Vanderbilt University 11/3/12
Replies: 40
Views: 14135

Re: ACF Fall South at Vanderbilt University 11/3/12

We'll be there but only because you asked so nicely
by Kwang the Ninja
Thu Sep 27, 2012 10:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Florida Tournaments
Replies: 2
Views: 659

Re: Florida Tournaments

Hey, UF is planning on running a high school tournament sometime in late November or December. I'll have an announcement up here as soon as we get things finalized. In the mean time, could you shoot me an email (dkelson@ufl.edu) with your name and what school you represent so that I have your inform...
by Kwang the Ninja
Wed Sep 26, 2012 11:48 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CC Prediction Thread 2012-2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2354

Re: CC Prediction Thread 2012-2013

...[Borglum] has recently turned into the Tony Romo of quizbowl, not able to win the big one. I know he has several championship rings decades ago, but has his time passed him by? Probably, but we think that even Joker Phillips could coach this team to a National Championship... This is my favorite...
by Kwang the Ninja
Sun Sep 02, 2012 5:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: (Abbreviated) College Preview, 2012-2013 Season
Replies: 36
Views: 9307

Re: (Abbreviated) College Preview, 2012-2013 Season

On a side note I don't think Kelson the Younger will be at UF. There's a between 99.999 and 100% chance that he'll be on a Mormon mission for the next two years. I'll be continuing my heathen ways here in the 'ville for at least another year but seeing as how we can't even get a room on campus to p...
by Kwang the Ninja
Tue Jul 03, 2012 8:23 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: Qub - A Multiplayer Quiz Bowl Reader
Replies: 37
Views: 14026

Re: Qub - A Multiplayer Quiz Bowl Reader

In Chrome it justs negs you every time you buzz in.
by Kwang the Ninja
Sun Apr 29, 2012 11:54 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT 2012 Discussion
Replies: 53
Views: 7075

Re: MUT 2012 Discussion

Book of Mormon tossup: 1. This text makes the claim that men who are thrust down into hell, men who deny not the Holy Spirit and men who did not receive the gospel of Christ have glory equal to that of the stars, which it terms “telestial.” It notes that evil men don’t give good gifts and that the ...
by Kwang the Ninja
Sun Apr 29, 2012 10:38 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT 2012 Discussion
Replies: 53
Views: 7075

Re: MUT 2012 Discussion

My brother and I are pretty sure that we both got hosed pretty hard on the Book of Mormon tossup. Can somebody post it?
by Kwang the Ninja
Thu Apr 12, 2012 10:59 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: MUT Mirror at Valencia (4/21/12)
Replies: 10
Views: 3505

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: MUT Mirror at Valencia (4/21/12)

Florida are coming. We're still lining up the coffee spoons to measure how many teams we'll be bringing though so stay tuned.
by Kwang the Ninja
Sat Mar 17, 2012 10:44 am
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: Books "for Quizbowl"
Replies: 208
Views: 124539

Re: Books "for Quizbowl"

How about good books or ways to learn Art, classical music, history. Also what ways are there to learn the bible and literature quickly and easily? Im trying to get the most info as efficiently as possible. "learning in a quick way" and "learning so you can actually be good at quizbowl" are pretty ...
by Kwang the Ninja
Sat Feb 04, 2012 8:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2012 NAQT Sectionals at UF (2/4/12)
Replies: 17
Views: 5935

Re: 2012 NAQT Sectionals at UF (2/4/12)

Alabama A beat Alabama B in the first game of an advantaged final. Stats
by Kwang the Ninja
Sat Feb 04, 2012 9:38 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2012 NAQT Sectionals at UF (2/4/12)
Replies: 17
Views: 5935

Re: 2012 NAQT Sectionals at UF (2/4/12)

There are two lots off of Union Road by Criser Hall that are close to the building. Those are your best bets. Apparently there's a debate tournament on the floor above us, so if you see anyone dressed particularly well who looks excited to be here, you're on the wrong floor.
by Kwang the Ninja
Mon Jan 30, 2012 5:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2012 NAQT Sectionals at UF (2/4/12)
Replies: 17
Views: 5935

Re: 2012 NAQT Sectionals at UF (2/4/12)

Neither Ethan or I are playing. Save your holy water.
by Kwang the Ninja
Wed Dec 21, 2011 1:44 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: UF GSAC Mirror: 12/2-3
Replies: 4
Views: 2244

Re: UF GSAC Mirror: 12/2-3

We accidentally lost the playoff scoresheets, so no, sorry.
by Kwang the Ninja
Sat Dec 03, 2011 6:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: UF GSAC Mirror: 12/2-3
Replies: 4
Views: 2244

UF GSAC Mirror: 12/2-3

University of Florida ran a mirror of GSAC XIX yesterday and today. Ransom Everglades A defeated Pensacola B in the finals 340-60 to claim the title. Pensacola C was the top Division II team, and Nathan from DeSoto was the high scorer. Thanks to all coaches and teams who put up with the various dela...
by Kwang the Ninja
Mon Nov 07, 2011 4:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2011 Discussion
Replies: 105
Views: 10986

Re: ACF Fall 2011 Discussion

I hate to be that guy, but when will the set be posted?
by Kwang the Ninja
Thu Jul 28, 2011 10:24 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: On-going Season Rankings V2.0 - Herp Derp
Replies: 255
Views: 81058

Re: On-going Season Rankings V2.0

So, like, a bottom 25?
by Kwang the Ninja
Fri Apr 29, 2011 10:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Where Will You Be Going to College Next Year?
Replies: 67
Views: 15302

Re: Where Will You Be Going to College Next Year?

I'll be in Gainesville in the fall.
by Kwang the Ninja
Wed Feb 16, 2011 1:31 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: GUERRILLA III - Friday, 4/8/11 - ICT Hotel, Chicago
Replies: 107
Views: 12300

Re: GUERRILLA III - Friday, 4/8/11 - ICT Hotel, Chicago

I enjoyed this last year. I'll write my portion of the packet in plenty of time, so just hit me up if you want to form a team.
by Kwang the Ninja
Sat Jan 15, 2011 1:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Community College Prediction Thread, '10-'11
Replies: 59
Views: 9564

Re: Community College Prediction Thread, '10-'11

In an attempt to save this thread from Insane Vikings Fan Zaius, here are a few predictions of my own for the Florida CCSCT. 1. Borglum’s plan to split his team and qualify three teams does not go as well as he had planned. South Florida CC transfer Paul Helelfinger defects back to his old school, l...
by Kwang the Ninja
Fri Jan 14, 2011 7:20 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Community College Prediction Thread, '10-'11
Replies: 59
Views: 9564

Re: Community College Prediction Thread, '10-'11

ValenciaQBowl wrote:Unfortunately, NW Florida State College (nee Okaloosa-Walton) doesn't play this
They are this year!
by Kwang the Ninja
Sun Dec 19, 2010 5:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Online Scrimmages with Actual Readers!
Replies: 74
Views: 9412

Re: Online Scrimmages with Actual Readers!

Per Kay Li, this is happening now, but there aren't enough people so please come.
by Kwang the Ninja
Sun Dec 19, 2010 12:12 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Online Scrimmages with Actual Readers!
Replies: 74
Views: 9412

Re: Online Scrimmages with Actual Readers!

Per Kay Li, there will be another one of these happening at 3 pm CST tomorrow.
by Kwang the Ninja
Sat Dec 18, 2010 6:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Online Scrimmages with Actual Readers!
Replies: 74
Views: 9412

Re: Online Scrimmages with Actual Readers!

This is happening. - Kay Li
by Kwang the Ninja
Mon Dec 13, 2010 11:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: March Madness comes early this year: Top 64 Christmas Songs
Replies: 369
Views: 23367

Re: March Madness comes early this year: Top 64 Christmas Songs

Voting for Snoopy and a hooker in Minneapolis.
by Kwang the Ninja
Fri Dec 10, 2010 1:05 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl 2011 (February 12, 2011)
Replies: 61
Views: 11700

Re: Penn Bowl 2011 (February 19, 2011)

Adding to the clamor of voices hoping that this gets moved back to the January 29th date, and noting that 5/5 Literature--1/1 British, 1/1 European 500 CE onwards, 1/1 American, 1/1 World (includes classical), 1/1 Your Choice 5/5 History--1/1 US, 1/1 World, 2/2 European, Canadian, Australian (shoul...
by Kwang the Ninja
Fri Dec 10, 2010 12:27 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl 2011 (February 12, 2011)
Replies: 61
Views: 11700

Re: Penn Bowl 2011 (February 19, 2011)

Adding to the clamor of voices hoping that this gets moved back to the January 29th date, and noting that 5/5 Literature--1/1 British, 1/1 European 500 CE onwards, 1/1 American, 1/1 World (includes classical), 1/1 Your Choice 5/5 History--1/1 US, 1/1 World, 2/2 European, Canadian, Australian (should...
by Kwang the Ninja
Fri Dec 10, 2010 12:11 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: March Madness comes early this year: Top 64 Christmas Songs
Replies: 369
Views: 23367

Re: March Madness comes early this year: Top 64 Christmas Songs

Santa's Little Helper wrote:"WINNERS": Christmas Rappin
How to win at HSQB Christmas song March Madness: 1) Be a rap song.
Anyway, votes, uh, Bach, abstain, Atom et al., Aqua Teen Hunger Force.
by Kwang the Ninja
Wed Dec 08, 2010 11:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southeast Quizbowl Tournament Calendar
Replies: 48
Views: 11397

Re: Southeast Quizbowl Tournament Calendar

Chipola will be hosting a tournament on IS-104 on March 11.
by Kwang the Ninja
Wed Dec 08, 2010 11:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Florida '10-'11
Replies: 50
Views: 6998

Re: Florida '10-'11

Chipola will be hosting a tournament March 11 on IS-104, fees and such to be announced at a later date. We hope to see you all there.
by Kwang the Ninja
Wed Dec 08, 2010 8:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: March Madness comes early this year: Top 64 Christmas Songs
Replies: 369
Views: 23367

Re: March Madness comes early this year: Top 64 Christmas Songs

XTC, but they're both terrible songs.
Sesame Street. (Actually, can I vote Ben Folds Five into the slot occupied by the winner of the XTC-Christmas Rappin matchup?)
Father Christmas.
Christmas Card.
by Kwang the Ninja
Wed Dec 08, 2010 4:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2010 Fall Novice Discussion
Replies: 2
Views: 1628

Re: 2010 Fall Novice Discussion

Anyone who played this set owes a humongous debt of gratitude to George for making sure that all the deadlines for this project were met. There is a very small chance this set would've gotten done on time (or at all) without him.
by Kwang the Ninja
Sun Dec 05, 2010 9:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: On-going season rankings
Replies: 391
Views: 89042

Re: On-going season rankings

Last year's midseason poll was published at the end of January.
by Kwang the Ninja
Sun Dec 05, 2010 4:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: March Madness comes early this year: Top 64 Christmas Songs
Replies: 369
Views: 23367

Re: March Madness comes early this year: Top 64 Christmas Songs

Linus & Lucy; David Bowie; The Grinch; Ex-Miss
by Kwang the Ninja
Sat Dec 04, 2010 12:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: March Madness comes early this year: Top 64 Christmas Songs
Replies: 369
Views: 23367

Re: March Madness comes early this year: Top 64 Christmas Songs

These are some hard choices! I'll go with
Run-DMC, Burl Ives (even neither of those songs are really Christmas songs), Christmastime for the Jews, and Louis Armstrong.
by Kwang the Ninja
Fri Dec 03, 2010 10:44 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: March Madness comes early this year: Top 64 Christmas Songs
Replies: 369
Views: 23367

Re: March Madness comes early this year: Top 64 Christmas Songs

Are there seriously people voting against Baby It's Cold Outside???

Dean Martin; Stevie Wonder; Ghetto Christmas; Elvis
by Kwang the Ninja
Wed Dec 01, 2010 9:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: March Madness comes early this year: Top 64 Christmas Songs
Replies: 369
Views: 23367

Re: March Madness comes early this year: Top 64 Christmas Songs

I'd better vote so that Brick doesn't go on some sort of inexplicable Cinderella run!
Fairytale, Tori Amos, MST3K, Bar-B-Que.
by Kwang the Ninja
Mon Nov 29, 2010 11:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: March Madness comes early this year: Top 64 Christmas Songs
Replies: 369
Views: 23367

Re: March Madness comes early this year: Top 64 Christmas Songs

Habitat_Against_Humanity wrote:
dseal wrote:Voting for Brick, but only because it is the 23rd most conservative rock song of all time.
Please tell me that there's a list of these somewhere. Also vote Brick.
here
vote for JOHNNNY ACE
by Kwang the Ninja
Mon Nov 29, 2010 7:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Interest in architecture tournament?
Replies: 47
Views: 16463

Re: Interest in architecture tournament?

Matt, my comment was directed more towards Dallin, who said that such a side event would help introduce figures to make their "slow march into the canon." This is a potentially upsetting way of looking at how answer lines are drawn for quizbowl events and I would encourage people not to assume the ...
by Kwang the Ninja
Mon Nov 29, 2010 1:30 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Interest in architecture tournament?
Replies: 47
Views: 16463

Re: Interest in architecture tournament?

outside-of-the-canon stuff Not speaking for Aidan, but I think this is implied. If this was just a quizbowl architecture tournament, we'd have a bunch of tossups on Wright, Sullivan, Cass Gilbert, Frank Gehry, etc., etc. There are a lot of important architects (modern architects, especially) that, ...
by Kwang the Ninja
Sun Nov 28, 2010 8:31 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Interest in architecture tournament?
Replies: 47
Views: 16463

Re: Interest in architecture tournament?

Please, please, please do this.
by Kwang the Ninja
Mon Nov 22, 2010 7:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Social Science CANON LIST
Replies: 18
Views: 3153

Re: Social Science CANON LIST

It's not supposed to work like this because you aren't going out and reading articles and questions and discovering these things for yourself, you are trying to get others to tell you what to know. The thing that gets lost sometimes in the shuffle of quizbowl is that it is baseline about intelligen...
by Kwang the Ninja
Mon Nov 22, 2010 1:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Social Science CANON LIST
Replies: 18
Views: 3153

Re: Social Science CANON LIST

It's not supposed to work like this because you aren't going out and reading articles and questions and discovering these things for yourself, you are trying to get others to tell you what to know. The thing that gets lost sometimes in the shuffle of quizbowl is that it is baseline about intelligent...