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by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: NSC 2019 Set Discussion
Replies: 30
Views: 2358

Re: NSC 2019 Set Discussion

In early music, the function of these musical elements was performed by passages consisting of a sixth expanding by step in contrary motion to an octave, called a clausula vera ("CLOW-soo-lie VAIR-eye"). Two consecutive dissonances, usually at an interval of a major or minor second, exemplify one o...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: NSC 2019 Set Discussion
Replies: 30
Views: 2358

Re: NSC 2019 Set Discussion

The major example of these proteins in eukaryotes is composed of T-complex protein-1. Unlike most members of the CLP family, ClpB is one of these proteins. A conserved example of these proteins is composed of two interlacing heptamer rings capped by a heptamer "lid" that opens upon ATP hydrolysis. ...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Practices, Scrimmages, Online Packets, and Playtesting
Topic: NSC 2019 All-Star Game
Replies: 7
Views: 866

Re: NSC 2019 All-Star Game

Question: if someone attended the all-star game but wanted to "come to" the discord to listen, say, just to see how other people do on the pack and because it was a good time, would that be allowed? As a mod of the QB discord: stuff like this is totally fine! on the other hand calling it a pack is ...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: NSC 2019 Set Discussion
Replies: 30
Views: 2358

Re: NSC 2019 Set Discussion

I enjoyed reading the set! Can I see the spectrogram/larynx/nose bonus (bonus 9 in I think round 14)? This is very much in my real-life field so I was excited to encounter it. However I remember the "larynx" part saying something about how spectrograms aren't used to analyze voicing in favor of MRI...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Sat May 18, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: Mirror requests
Topic: 2018-19 Fort Osage Novice Set (FONS) IV
Replies: 10
Views: 3968

Re: 2018-19 Fort Osage Novice Set (FONS) IV

I'd like to commend Coach Malecki for his commitment to ignoring community input and continuously churning out set after set in spite of repeatedly being told its existence is a net negative to the community. Kudos to you!
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Tue May 14, 2019 2:49 am
Forum: Theory
Topic: Making things stick.
Replies: 8
Views: 1280

Re: Making things stick.

QuizBro wrote:
Mon May 13, 2019 11:02 pm
Does anyone have any advice for helping things stick? Short question but need some advice.
Repetition is key to remembering things. Whether that's done by regularly studying topics you miss questions on, practicing a lot, or with flashcards
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Wed May 08, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: Practices, Scrimmages, Online Packets, and Playtesting
Topic: ART NOUVEAU Sample Pack
Replies: 5
Views: 930

Re: ART NOUVEAU Sample Pack

Will ART NOUVEAU contain packets or will it just consist of the "pack" s?
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Wed May 08, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Practices, Scrimmages, Online Packets, and Playtesting
Topic: South Central Connecticut Summer Practices
Replies: 1
Views: 372

Re: South Central Connecticut Summer Practices

vinteuil wrote:
Wed May 08, 2019 4:27 pm
at my place (near the campus of the Harvard of Central Connecticut)
Why do you live so close to Wesleyan? it's like half an hour from new haven
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Tue May 07, 2019 12:57 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Player Poll 2019
Replies: 92
Views: 16299

Re: Player Poll 2019

My sources lead me to believe that wolfram poh of Ucla 30d a bunch of science bonuses at nats And should be consideration for your science ballot so
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Tue Apr 30, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: 2019 Canadian Player Poll (For Real, This Time)
Replies: 8
Views: 1847

Re: 2019 Canadian Player Poll (For Real, This Time)

Am I allowed to name less than 25 people? I cannot name 25 Canadian quizbowl players
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Tue Apr 23, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Player Poll 2019
Replies: 92
Views: 16299

Re: Player Poll 2019

Tim Morrison is the best math player (sorry Samir and Naomi, you're a close second/third) and also the best film player. His generalist skills can't be doubted either, leading a Chicago B team to top-of-second bracket finishes at both nationals. I would like to ditto tim morrison stanning if you ha...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Scattergories 3 at Chicago Open (08/04/2019)
Replies: 11
Views: 1968

Re: Scattergories 3 at Chicago Open (08/04/2019)

also me wrote:
Tue Apr 23, 2019 2:29 pm
Will happily sit through this tournament, get mediocre buzzes and try my best to not neg stupidly, if you'll have me
Except I'll probably also neg stupidly
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Mon Apr 22, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: Book To Learn Music
Replies: 3
Views: 852

Re: Book To Learn Music

Books to Learn https://docs.google.com/document/d/1T4b8g_qTGsO_8ExU8Z_C4nzjDsw7jXr21lDOn2SBS3g/edit?usp=sharing :O music https://docs.google.com/document/d/1T4b8g_qTGsO_8ExU8Z_C4nzjDsw7jXr21lDOn2SBS3g/edit?usp=sharing :O :O EDIT: Kai's rec is good. EDIT: Since I send this out so much, I have decide...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Mon Apr 22, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: 2019 Trash Player Poll
Replies: 13
Views: 2313

Re: 2019 Trash Player Poll

This seems like a difficult exercise since there's like a hs level trashtournament a year and maybe a total of 50 tus in the regular season
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Wed Apr 17, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: ACF Nationals 2019 discussion: Question Content
Replies: 90
Views: 14272

Re: ACF Nationals 2019 discussion: Question Content

You're right, sorry we didn't do our due diligence by consulting with a panel of white guys who are extremely into Asian culture. I thought the point of quizbowl was to reward you for being interested in learning about lots of cultures, and that the entire point of this tournament was to try to rep...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: ACF Nationals 2019 discussion: Question Content
Replies: 90
Views: 14272

Re: ACF Nationals 2019 discussion: Question Content

A few important answerline related notes that I wanted to mention: 1) Please include Cantonese answers in tossups on Chinese mythology . I used moderator discretion at this tournament to accept a Cantonese variant of "Nezha" pronounced with an "L," as a lot of younger speakers of Cantonese merge N ...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: ACF Nationals 2019 discussion: Question Content
Replies: 90
Views: 14272

Re: ACF Nationals 2019 discussion: Question Content

A few important answerline related notes that I wanted to mention: 1) Please include Cantonese answers in tossups on Chinese mythology . I used moderator discretion at this tournament to accept a Cantonese variant of "Nezha" pronounced with an "L," as a lot of younger speakers of Cantonese merge N ...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: ACF Nationals 2019 discussion: Question Content
Replies: 90
Views: 14272

Re: ACF Nationals 2019 discussion: Question Content

I think Alex's effort here provides a critical question of what to do with these esoteric categories of music, science, and social science - categories that are relatively inaccessible to the generalist compared to literature, history, and visual art. The ability of someone who's taken a survey of ...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: Theory
Topic: Why don't we have 1/1 math?
Replies: 9
Views: 2208

Re: Why don't we have 1/1 math?

I think some decrease in physics and a corresponding increase in math would be a good idea in the "standard distribution" for that housewrites & companies use for the high school level. (The problem is only more pronounced in middle school.) As a middle school (and elementary!) writer, I've definit...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Mon Apr 15, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: ACF Nationals 2019 discussion: Question Content
Replies: 90
Views: 14272

Re: ACF Nationals 2019 discussion

I'd like to apologize for letting a little too much of the chemistry be "shit I like", I tried to balance this out with some (hopefully) "fresher" tus on basic answerlines. Additionally it was pretty sloppy of me to not realize that I had a pretty hose-y leadin on the alkenes tu for carbenes, and my...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Why don't we have 1/1 math?
Replies: 59
Views: 7392

Re: Why don't we have 1/1 math?

pragmatically it's because nobody has announced a set having 1/1 math before and/or done it well enough to indicate we should continue to?
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: DATE POLL: Illinois Side Event Weekend
Replies: 14
Views: 2903

Re: DATE POLL: Illinois Side Event Weekend

Seems like there's a big group for a July mirror, but I'm assuming if I asked people to settle on one weekend those votes would be split. I'm currently leaning towards August 17th-18th to have a buffer after CO. This has the benefit of giving writers more time to polish their sets and not accidenta...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Sat Apr 06, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)
Replies: 68
Views: 11505

Re: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)

Stats will be periodically uploaded here

Due to SQBS limitations I do not have a way to individually record who got final boss tus

Full stats
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Wed Apr 03, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Old time bonus formats
Replies: 19
Views: 2937

Re: Old time bonus formats

The trash tournament Ann B. Davis had the feature where once a game a player could answer a bonus all by themselves and if they got all three parts they earned 60 points, but if they got any part wrong they earned 0 points. I don't think I'm the only specialist who dreamed of one day seeing that in...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Sun Mar 31, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 Chicago Open (8/3/2019) at Northwestern University
Replies: 41
Views: 9208

Re: 2019 Chicago Open (8/3/2019) at Northwestern University

you appear to have mistakenly placed a mandatory "other history/other academic" question in the other science distribution : I would recommend amending this
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Sat Feb 09, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Re: RMBAT Tournament (1/26/19)
Replies: 4
Views: 3650

Re: RMBAT Tournament (1/26/19)

Hey did like anyone ever like, proofread this set
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Famous People who played Quizbowl
Replies: 20
Views: 14373

Re: Famous People who played Quizbowl

Since I was coach at the time, I can supply the following: Current (2020) presidential candidate Peter Buttigieg competed for two years on the Quiz Bowl team for St. Joseph's, IN (the school's name at the time). During his junior year, he was third on the team in scoring and played at the National ...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Tue Jan 22, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ACF Nationals 2019 - 4/13-14/2019 - University of Pennsylvania
Replies: 105
Views: 36099

Re: ACF Nationals 2019 - 4/13-14/2019 - University of Pennsylvania

In a similar vein to Aaron Rosenberg's request from last year for people to not write tossups on scientists, I respectfully ask that anyone writing chemistry please not submit tossups on elements. Functional groups also frowned upon.
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:33 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Berus-Lie Intramural Sectionals
Replies: 3
Views: 1238

Re: Berus-Lie Intramural Sectionals

I don't understand what Berus-Lie is, is this post just some sort of in-joke?
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: EFT 2018 - Thanks and General Discussion
Replies: 35
Views: 5451

Re: EFT 2018 - Thanks and General Discussion

Are you seriously telling me Socal doesn't contain people who can switch between tabs, click on words and paste things?
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Tue Jan 08, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Illinois Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Best Individuals in Illinois
Replies: 11
Views: 2429

Re: Best Individuals in Illinois

obviously your physical location makes things difficult but how many of these players have you actually seen play
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Thu Dec 27, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: Common Links Across Scientific Disciplines
Replies: 3
Views: 1703

Re: Common Links Across Scientific Disciplines

I'm not a tremendous fan of these kinds of tossups when they try to link a common word since often there are other names used for a term of art which can often lead to questions being confusing if you're only familiar with the alternative terms. An example of this was the 2017 CO tu on "Scanning" wh...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Tue Dec 18, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: How to Buzz Faster
Replies: 12
Views: 3856

Re: How to Buzz Faster

just learn more things that other people so you are buzzing beforehand or ready to buzz beforehand instead of whatever cheap priming tricks someone is going to suggest
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: EFT 2018 - Thanks and General Discussion
Replies: 35
Views: 5451

Re: EFT 2018 - Thanks and General Discussion

15. A man gives a thumbs up while inclining his head towards the viewer in this artist’s painting The Lunch, whose composition is similar to his Farmers’ Lunch. For 10 points each: [10] Name this Spanish artist of Las Meninas. ANSWER: Diego (Rodríguez de Silva y) Velázquez [10] The aforementioned g...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Mon Dec 03, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2019 NASAT: June 22 & 23
Replies: 14
Views: 7318

Re: 2019 NASAT: June 22 & 23

Cheynem wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 7:12 pm
You put the tournament on the weekend of my birthday again.
I think you're mixing it up with Richard Yu's birthday
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Penn Bowl 2018 Online Mirror (12/09/18)
Replies: 23
Views: 7982

Re: Penn Bowl 2018 Online Mirror (12/09/18)

QB etiquette question: With these team formation spreadsheets... should you ask prospective team members first if you can join them, or do you simply assign yourself to open spots? I assumed the former but Alex thinks it's OK to assign yourself. What's the general rule? Also... what time of time of...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Sat Nov 24, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Top 25 History Players in the City of Chicago
Replies: 16
Views: 5833

Re: Top 25 History Players in the City of Chicago

I invite you to make and post your list of the 25 best history players in the greater Naperville area OK. 1. Me, the most important part of this list and also the protagonist of reality 2-25. The first 24 people in your dumb list lol Govind, Asil, and Arjun should also be in there somewhere but I d...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Tue Nov 13, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: 2019 PIANO/Minnesota Open
Replies: 89
Views: 29220

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: 2019 PIANO/Minnesota Open

hey so i went to a school that was hypothetically in the middle of the state of illinois, which happened to be maybe... less than 5 hours from OSu and like a 7.5 hour drive to umn I sure as hell would want to go to the osu mirror and would be pretty peeved if for some reason the editors of the set r...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Sun Nov 11, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Sun God @ UIUC (11/10/18)
Replies: 9
Views: 3551

Re: Sun God @ UIUC (11/10/18)

stats should be available here
If you have any issues with the stats don't bother me about them I just ripped them from scoresheets
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Sat Nov 10, 2018 1:45 am
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: Books "for Quizbowl"
Replies: 217
Views: 135851

Re: Books "for Quizbowl"

Asking for a teammate, would Campbell’s textbook be a bit much for a 7th grader to take in? He has a decent understanding of physics and chem, it’s just his bio that’s weak.If it makes a difference, he already has it at his house (sibling) if he's a bright enough kid it should be fine. Understandin...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Mon Nov 05, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: ACF Fall 2018 - Specific Questions and Errata
Replies: 53
Views: 14615

Re: ACF Fall 2018 - Specific Questions and Errata

The tossup on "antibodies" was extremely cliffy -- all the clues before "Y-shaped" were very hard. I looked this tossup up and it seems fine. I suspect that rather than this tossup being "very hard" that it actually contained words you do not know. In fact, the clues chosen are quite good (I will c...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Sun Sep 30, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: EFT 2018 - Specific Question Discussion
Replies: 51
Views: 5382

Re: EFT 2018 - Specific Question Discussion

yeah sorry that's on me. I wanted to write a tu on carbon-carbon bond forming reactions as they are extremely important and core to organic chemistry education but couldn't think of a great way to word it and just figured if people knew the clue they'd get over the hump of the weird nounage. Having ...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Fri Sep 07, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: IQBTee Shirts
Replies: 12
Views: 4709

Re: IQBTee Shirts

Cheynem wrote:
Fri Sep 07, 2018 7:45 pm
How would non-qbers know what a power mark is?
a quick urbandictionary search informs me it's an informal way to display an anus in chat
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: 2018 National Quiz Bowl Awards
Replies: 44
Views: 12402

Re: 2018 National Quiz Bowl Awards

Uh, are there really no members of either of the teams that won the NSC or HSNCT this year in the player of the year noms?
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Tue Jun 26, 2018 12:40 am
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Podcasts for Learning Quiz Bowl
Replies: 2
Views: 1770

Re: Podcasts for Learning Quiz Bowl

a lot of good options were suggested in this thread
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Sat Jun 23, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: DC Metro Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: DC Metro 2018-2019 Date Claim Thread
Replies: 48
Views: 15898

Re: DC Metro 2018-2019 Date Claim Thread

1.82 wrote:
kiwikoalabear wrote: > November 17th for our inaugural novice tournament, NAQT (Novice Academic Quiz Tournament)
Please don't call your tournament this.
seconded: please don't intentionally mislead novices...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open 2019 - Weekend of August 3rd
Replies: 98
Views: 46584

Re: Evanston Open 2018 - July 21st weekend

Due to issues with the room reservation process at the University of Chicago, this tournament will instead be held at Northwestern University . :party: :party: :party: Tomate, Chicken Shack, here I come! :party: :party: :party: In all seriousness, if anyone wants food suggestions/needs any help wit...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open 2019 - Weekend of August 3rd
Replies: 98
Views: 46584

Re: Chicago Open 2018 - July 21st weekend

Due to issues with the room reservation process at the University of Chicago, this tournament will instead be held at Northwestern University . :party: :party: :party: Tomate, Chicken Shack, here I come! :party: :party: :party: In all seriousness, if anyone wants food suggestions/needs any help wit...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Fri Jun 08, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open 2019 - Weekend of August 3rd
Replies: 98
Views: 46584

Re: Chicago Open 2018 - July 21st weekend

I for one welcome more tournaments moving closer to my home