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by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sun Aug 14, 2016 5:57 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: Hypothetical eligibility question: "Super-Seniors"
Replies: 7
Views: 6177

Re: Hypothetical eligibility question: "Super-Seniors"

From NAQT's HS eligibility page ( http://www.naqt.com/hs/high-school-eligibility.html ): E. Affiliation Students may only compete at high school tournaments for schools with which they have an affiliation. A player automatically establishes an affiliation with a school for a given competition year ...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Mon Jul 04, 2016 4:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CELEBRATE INDEPENDENCE WITH QUIZBOWL
Replies: 8
Views: 3084

Re: CELEBRATE INDEPENDENCE WITH QUIZBOWL

raffi_-_c-a-n-a-d-a.mp3 wrote:
Cheynem wrote:VETO
Happy America Day to you too!
You mean have a good Monday.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Wed Jun 08, 2016 1:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT 2016 Mirror @ U of T (Sunday, July 17th, 2016)
Replies: 5
Views: 3389

Re: NASAT 2016 Mirror @ U of T (Sunday, July 17th, 2016)

Will this be open to high school teams/players?
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Wed Jun 08, 2016 1:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: HSNCT 2016 Mirror PART 2 @ U of T (Sat, July 16th, 2016)
Replies: 8
Views: 3659

Re: HSNCT 2016 Mirror @ U of T (Sat, July 16th, 2016)

Will this be open to high school teams/players?
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Fri May 27, 2016 1:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2016 @ University of Toronto (August 6th, 2016)
Replies: 23
Views: 10675

Re: VETO 2016 @ University of Toronto (August 6th, 2016)

Calculus? wrote: Saturday, August 26
Mistake?
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Tue May 24, 2016 9:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Canadian Player Poll 2016: We Have Prizes!
Replies: 33
Views: 9594

Re: Canadian Player Poll 2016: We Have Prizes!

Next year we should have a separate ballot for the Canadians most skilled at quizbowl and the best Canadian community members so we can properly recognize people who are awesome people, but not necessarily the best quizbowl players. This poll was a mishmash of people voting using both of those crite...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sun May 22, 2016 11:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Canadian Player Poll 2016: We Have Prizes!
Replies: 33
Views: 9594

Re: Canadian Player Poll 2016: We Have Prizes!

Submitted a ballot. Remember, #votevardomskaya!
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Tue May 10, 2016 9:43 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Canadian Player Poll 2016: We Have Prizes!
Replies: 33
Views: 9594

Re: Canadian Player Poll 2016: We Have Prizes!

I'll note that Tamara Vardomskaya should be on everyone's ballots because she led the Chicago C team with 23 PPG and 7 powers at the stacked main site of "stanford housewrite" and put up 21 PPG as part of the Chicago C team that finished 20th at ACF Nationals.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Tue May 10, 2016 9:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Canadian Player Poll 2016: We Have Prizes!
Replies: 33
Views: 9594

Re: Canadian Player Poll 2016: We Have Prizes!

If you were born on Canadian soil and you're not there as part of diplomatic staff, you're Canadian. Period. Now you know more about Canadian citizenship law than Ted Cruz did before 2013.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Tue May 10, 2016 8:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Canadian Player Poll 2016: We Have Prizes!
Replies: 33
Views: 9594

Re: Canadian Player Poll 2016: We Have Prizes!

The Quest for the Historical Mukherjesus wrote:1 will nediger
2 patrick liao's ghost
3-25 also will nediger
TIL Even my ghost is better than Rafael Krichevsky
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Tue Apr 19, 2016 12:15 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Where Are You Going Next Year? (Collegiate 2016)
Replies: 46
Views: 22931

Re: Where Are You Going Next Year? (Collegiate 2016)

I'm starting a 3-year JD program at the University of Toronto this fall and plan to continue playing quizbowl.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sat Mar 26, 2016 4:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2016 ONQBA Provincials (University of Toronto, 26 Mar 2016)
Replies: 4
Views: 3379

Re: 2016 ONQBA Provincials (University of Toronto, 26 Mar 20

Lisgar A cleared the field to win the 2016 NAQT Ontario Provincials. Merivale went 3-0 in the top bracket to take second place. Bayview A finished 3rd, and "East Scarborough" finished 4th. Prelims: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/3706/stats/prelims/ Playoffs: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/to...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sat Mar 26, 2016 11:32 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2016 ONQBA Provincials (University of Toronto, 26 Mar 2016)
Replies: 4
Views: 3379

Re: 2016 ONQBA Provincials (University of Toronto, 26 Mar 20

Somewhat live stats, currently before the rebrackted playoffs, are available here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/3706/stats/prelims/ Lisgar (8-0), Bayview A (7-1), "East Scarborough" (5-3), and Merivale (5-3) are in the top bracket. The top scorers were Jacky Li from "East Scarborough", K...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Tue Mar 22, 2016 1:06 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2016 ONQBA Provincials (University of Toronto, 26 Mar 2016)
Replies: 4
Views: 3379

Re: 2016 ONQBA Provincials (University of Toronto, 26 Mar 20

We currently have 9 teams signed up out of our field cap of 12 teams. A logistics email will be sent on Wednesday, March 23. Registrations will be closed at 11:59 PM Thursday, March 24, and a schedule will be sent to all teams Friday, March 25.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Fri Mar 04, 2016 12:07 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: "stanford housewrite" Question-Specific Discussion
Replies: 41
Views: 8938

Re: Question-Specific Discussion

The clue about the HMS Agincourt in the Brazilian First Republic tossup is sub-optimal for two reasons: 1. Commissioning has a technical military meaning (officially entering into service with a navy) that is different from its everyday meaning (putting in an order). In the case of the HMS Agincourt...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Mon Feb 29, 2016 11:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: COTTAGE Bowl 2: General Discussion
Replies: 14
Views: 1537

Re: General Discussion

One of the least enjoyable things about this tournament for me as an American was how conspicuously Canadian it felt. There were not just a huge bunch of hockey questions, but Canada-centric music and TV as well. This isn't an objective flaw of the tournament by any means, but it was very noticeabl...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sat Feb 27, 2016 1:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: "Stanford Housewrite" @ Waterloo (28/02/2016)
Replies: 23
Views: 9436

Re: "Stanford Housewrite" @ Waterloo (28/02/2016)

The team of Liao/Otsason/Rajasekaran which formerly planned on at the Maryland site will now be playing at this site. I've added them as a team to the field, because I'd imagine they still want to play together, but still intend to run this with four teams to maximize playing time. This means we ca...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Mon Dec 07, 2015 1:33 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Stegosaurus Bowl (BASK) at Lisgar, Ottawa -- Dec 5, 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 2469

Re: Stegosaurus Bowl (BASK) at Lisgar, Ottawa -- Dec 5, 2015

The Lisgar Dragons, Sheena, Nadia and Katriona, won Stegosaurus Bowl, winning both of their seeding matches and going undefeated in the top room. As far as I know, this is the first time that an all-female quizbowl team won a quizbowl event in Canada. Because of the uneven number of post-seeding mat...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sat Dec 05, 2015 11:44 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Stegosaurus Bowl (BASK) at Lisgar, Ottawa -- Dec 5, 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 2469

Re: Stegosaurus Bowl (BASK) at Lisgar, Ottawa -- Dec 5, 2015

This is now being run as a doubles/triples tournament. Stats will be uploaded after the conclusion of the tournament.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sat Dec 05, 2015 9:15 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2016 ONQBA Provincials (University of Toronto, 26 Mar 2016)
Replies: 4
Views: 3379

Re: 2016 ONQBA Provincials (University of Toronto, 26 Mar 20

Field White Oaks (1 team/1 buzzer) Bayview (2 teams/1 buzzer) Merivale (1 team) Westmount (2 teams/2 buzzers) Lisgar (1 team/1 buzzer) "East Scarborough" (1 team/1 buzzer) Waterloo Collegiate Institute (1 team/1 buzzer) Interested Toronto Montessori School Bloor Collegiate Institute Dr. Norman Beth...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sat Dec 05, 2015 9:15 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2016 ONQBA Provincials (University of Toronto, 26 Mar 2016)
Replies: 4
Views: 3379

2016 ONQBA Provincials (University of Toronto, 26 Mar 2016)

The Ontario Quizbowl Association, in collaboration with the University of Toronto's quizbowl team, is pleased to host the 2016 ONQBA Provincial Championship . It will be held at the University of Toronto on Saturday March 26, 2016 . This tournament will be the premier high school quizbowl event in O...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Fri Dec 04, 2015 11:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Stegosaurus Bowl (BASK) at Lisgar, Ottawa -- Dec 5, 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 2469

Re: Stegosaurus Bowl (BASK) at Lisgar, Ottawa -- Dec 5, 2015

So Colonel By just dropped 3 of the 8 teams in this field, so the format is up in the air now. The current plan is dividing/combining Lisgar teams to either make a 4 or 6 team field and running a double/triple round robin plus finals. If the teams present want to use some other format, we would resp...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sun Nov 22, 2015 10:21 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: An unofficial history of “Reach for the Top”
Replies: 28
Views: 15590

Re: An unofficial history of “Reach for the Top”

Here's the CTV piece, featuring appearances by among other people, Jay Misuk, Aaron dos Remedios, Britney Castleman, Kim Campbell, Alex Trebek, and Matt Jackson.

http://www.ctvnews.ca/w5/50-years-later ... -1.2667775
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Tue Oct 27, 2015 12:28 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Specific Question Discussion (Penn Bowl 2015)
Replies: 56
Views: 10295

Re: Specific Question Discussion (Penn Bowl 2015)

Muriel Axon wrote: In Word, the red squiggle for unrecognized words can make v's and y's hard to distinguish.
There is an option in Word (and Pages) to turn off tracking for spelling/grammar errors, which greatly improves readability.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Wed Sep 09, 2015 3:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Preseason Poll
Replies: 43
Views: 18132

Re: Preseason Poll

Periplus of the Erythraean Sea wrote:Yeah, I don't have the program that lets you record the log on my computer anymore. If someone can do that, I'd really appreciate it.
Anyone with Chatzilla can set their client to log whatever channel the discussion is in. Some other IRC programs should also have this functionality as well.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Mon Aug 17, 2015 2:31 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VICO Thanks and Discussion
Replies: 18
Views: 2445

Re: VICO Thanks and Discussion

This was a really fun set to play, and having so much historiography in one tournament was a super cool experience, so thanks to Jacob and Will for writing this. My one complaint is that the first two sentences of the Lyanna Stark tossup aren't actually about Lyanna Stark, but different people, and ...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Fri Aug 14, 2015 12:21 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: Good Teams Playing A Sets
Replies: 24
Views: 9047

Re: Good Teams Playing A Sets

paperwork for nats takes at least three months. Isn't that what wildcard bids are for? NAQT wildcards start in February, which is borderline too late for schools in the main Ottawa board. And if you're in Toronto or Hamilton, I've heard that the paperwork can take up to half a year, so waiting for ...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Wed Aug 12, 2015 10:06 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: Good Teams Playing A Sets
Replies: 24
Views: 9047

Re: Good Teams Playing A Sets

There's might be some teams for which an A-set tournament is the only qualifying tournament nearby.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sun Aug 09, 2015 7:13 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (15th August)
Replies: 36
Views: 15462

Re: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (15th August)

I'm coming as a free agent. If bouncebacks is the difference between playing one extra side event on Saturday, I don't want them, otherwise, I don't care.

Side event preferences: SHEIKH/Tricon/VICO/CO/Modern/Music
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Tue Jul 28, 2015 9:50 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: "This Things I Believe"
Replies: 44
Views: 13990

Re: "This Things I Believe"

Incidentally, I strongly resent the implication that our trophies were in any way "dime-store." Just FYI, we spent over $800 on trophies for Nationals this year, including some pretty solid pieces that you would not be ashamed to put in a glass case at your institution of higher learning. So, you k...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sun Jul 26, 2015 11:40 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (15th August)
Replies: 36
Views: 15462

Re: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (15th August)

What's the schedule turning out like? VCU Open Saturday and a slate of side events on Sunday? One day Will Alston will attend a Canadian tournament. I'll make it to Ottawa Hybrid this coming year, I swear! I'm not afraid of Canadiana. And AFAIK Ottawa Hybrid isn't happening this year (no editors) an...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Fri Jul 24, 2015 5:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)
Replies: 82
Views: 34462

Re: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)

Are games starting at 8:30 or later (e.g. 9)
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Mon Jul 20, 2015 10:37 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Open HSNCT Mirror at the University of Toronto (2015-07-26)
Replies: 11
Views: 4071

Re: Open HSNCT Mirror at the University of Toronto (2015-07-

Can we have an updated field list and a proposed schedule (will it just be RR+finals?)?
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sun Jul 19, 2015 1:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2015 CO Visual Arts
Replies: 131
Views: 52156

Re: 2015 CO Visual Arts

Final stats are here. Kelly Tourdot and Mike Sorice defeated Will Nediger and Saajid Moyen in a one game final to win the event. The top scorers for this event were Will Nediger with 95.71 PPG (as well as 8 superpowers), Jordan Brownstein with 87.14 PPG, and Matt Bollinger with 75 PPG. After the se...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sun Jul 19, 2015 12:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2015 CO Visual Arts
Replies: 131
Views: 52156

Re: 2015 CO Visual Arts

Rounds after 7 preliminary rounds. The last round will consist of crossover games between teams with the same new seed (i.e. Pizza1 vs. Fire1)
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sun Jul 19, 2015 1:34 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO History 2015
Replies: 139
Views: 62836

Re: CO History 2015

This will be the schedule, unless something changes before tomorrow afternoon.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sun Jul 12, 2015 12:04 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2015 CO Visual Arts
Replies: 131
Views: 52156

Re: 2015 CO Visual Arts

I can staff this if you still need staff.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Wed Jul 08, 2015 12:45 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Delta Burke 2014 Set Discussion
Replies: 42
Views: 14548

Re: Delta Burke 2014 Set Discussion

If the first couple of words of a tossup are not uniquely identifiable enough to justify buzzing, then one should probably not buzz, just as one wouldn't buzz two words in on a tossup beginning "This man..." This isn't a good analogy. If you're playing a tournament where it's very possible to get t...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Tue Jun 02, 2015 10:01 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT mirror at uWaterloo (27th June)
Replies: 30
Views: 11445

Re: NASAT mirror at uWaterloo (27th June)

Are there going to be any side events for these two days?
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sat May 30, 2015 12:15 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT mirror at uWaterloo (27th June)
Replies: 30
Views: 11445

Re: NASAT mirror at uWaterloo (27th June)

I'll play this and am looking for teammates.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sat May 30, 2015 12:13 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (15th August)
Replies: 36
Views: 15462

Re: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (15th August)

I'm actually thinking about flying out to this site, since I'm not busy this summer and probably won't be able to go to anything on the 8th. I've also never been to Canada before, so that would be cool. It'd be cool to play with and meet people I've never played before, too, though I'd most prefer ...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Fri May 29, 2015 11:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)
Replies: 82
Views: 34462

Re: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)

I emailed Rein, but regardles if I have my own team, I plan to play this and am looking for teammates.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Mon May 25, 2015 12:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MÖRE WEIGHT
Replies: 41
Views: 16325

Re: NASAT mirror at uWaterloo (27th June)

Black Miao wrote:doesn't that spell out MEREWEIGHT?
This way it's easier to follow the rules.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sat May 23, 2015 11:01 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Click Here to Become Sad
Replies: 59
Views: 24975

Re: Click Here to Become Sad

My godfather's sister's husband (Harry the Historian, Historian laureate of Calgary) subscribes to a magazine called The Beaver , from the Canadian Historical Society. Is that a good source for Canadian History? I'm a big fan of Canda's History , which hasn't been known as The Beaver for 5 years no...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sat May 23, 2015 12:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Click Here to Become Sad
Replies: 59
Views: 24975

Re: Click Here to Become Sad

Since my initial “most misrepresented” comments were meant to focus on factual accuracy and the playability of questions, this post is mostly about how the writing of Canadian questions in quizbowl can be improved. Musings on Canadian historiography, why Marshall is (mostly) wrong, and how that appl...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Tue May 19, 2015 1:32 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Click Here to Become Sad
Replies: 59
Views: 24975

Re: CO History 2015

It's pretty insulting that the question writer decided that a routine peacekeeping stint was the most important deployment of a regiment that fought in the Boer War, both World Wars, and Korea, and has three Victoria Cross winners. So I wrote this question and actually don't recall writing it - I r...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Tue May 19, 2015 12:48 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Click Here to Become Sad
Replies: 59
Views: 24975

Re: CO History 2015

7. In what was probably their most important deployment yet, this member of a certain nation's armed forces was deployed to Bosnia attached to the U.N. in 1997. For 10 points each: [10] Identify this regiment of horse based military units based out of Alberta, which Prince Charles was part of at on...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Mon May 18, 2015 6:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Click Here to Become Sad
Replies: 59
Views: 24975

your official Canadian cavalry regiment discussion thread

EFT 2010: [10] Identify this regiment of horse based military units based out of Alberta, which Prince Charles was part of at one point. ANSWER: Lord Strathcona's Horse Wow. This is the single worst Canadian history question I've ever seen. The only thing in this that is correct is that it's based ...