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by p-vs-vp
Wed May 01, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: 2019 Canadian Player Poll (For Real, This Time)
Replies: 7
Views: 1318

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

1. Saoirse-Monica Jackson
2. Louisa Harland
3. Nicola Coughlan
4. Jamie-Lee O'Donnell
5. Dylan Llewellyn
by p-vs-vp
Thu Feb 08, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Quizbowl men, get a haircut
Replies: 102
Views: 24783

Re: Quizbowl men, get a haircut

Few people I've met in quizbowl have a more tiresome internet presence than you. yeah I really hate it when Aayush makes broad statements about how other people should groom themselves If your haircut cost $20 in a "hip urban centre", it does not look good. Baby steps here with quizbowlers. can qui...
by p-vs-vp
Thu Feb 08, 2018 3:51 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Quizbowl men, get a haircut
Replies: 102
Views: 24783

Re: Quizbowl men, get a haircut

If your haircut cost $20 in a "hip urban centre", it does not look good.
by p-vs-vp
Thu May 04, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Canadian Player Poll 2017: Fluency in French Optional
Replies: 22
Views: 9702

Re: Canadian Player Poll 2017: Fluency in French Optional

Staffer ballot 1. Ming-Ho Yee The one-man TD machine. EVERY tournament I've witnessed being directed by Ming-Ho Yee has been impeccably run. Like, people returned from lunch on time, the afternoon rounds started on time, and Ottawa teams made it home before midnight! This is literally *unheard* of ...
by p-vs-vp
Sun Oct 30, 2016 12:03 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Penn Bowl @ U of T (Oct. 29th, 2016)
Replies: 6
Views: 3323

Re: Penn Bowl @ U of T (Oct. 29th, 2016)

Congratulations to McGill A!

Also, shout out to Meghan Torchia for an extremely well-run event. Thank you for proving that Canada is not completely and utterly useless by being a true Spanakopita. Epistles will be written about you!
by p-vs-vp
Thu Oct 27, 2016 8:01 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Penn Bowl @ U of T (Oct. 29th, 2016)
Replies: 6
Views: 3323

Re: Penn Bowl @ U of T (Oct. 29th, 2016)

I don't want to be a pendent (though I'm sure you understand the impulse), but how will seeding be done for this tournament?
by p-vs-vp
Sun Aug 21, 2016 11:32 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Guerilla Action Packet Tournament
Replies: 9
Views: 3122

Re: Guerilla Action Packet Tournament

Wow! I'm so glad Americans have noticed the success of VETO and are beginning to reproduce it stateside!!!
by p-vs-vp
Sun Jul 31, 2016 1:44 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2016 @ University of Toronto (August 6th, 2016)
Replies: 23
Views: 10641

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

Calculus? wrote:Only positive spins on this news will be accepted.
You'll have achieved getting the largest number of quizbowlers outside at once! #positivity
by p-vs-vp
Wed Jul 06, 2016 7:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CELEBRATE INDEPENDENCE WITH QUIZBOWL
Replies: 8
Views: 3077

Re: CELEBRATE INDEPENDENCE WITH QUIZBOWL

Cheynem wrote:People will be reading some of the recently posted packets (Orlando Hybrid and VETO)
*Toronto Hybrid #CanadianLivesMatter
by p-vs-vp
Wed Jun 01, 2016 11:58 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: warning: limitless indalecio discussion
Replies: 31
Views: 10853

Re: warning: limitless indalecio discussion

Ike wrote: and can run a 5k marathon
that's impressive
by p-vs-vp
Sun May 22, 2016 8:40 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Canadian Player Poll 2016: We Have Prizes!
Replies: 33
Views: 9530

Re: Canadian Player Poll 2016: We Have Prizes!

Here's my ballot! 1 Ming-Ho Yee 2 Paul Kasinski 3 Julien "Poolien" Harry Bosse 4 Guori "The Reader" Wu 5 Alex Rochon 6 Arjun Sondhi 7 Charles Korwin 8 Meghan Torchia 9 Jennifer Hernes 10 Kailyn Shepley 11 Isuri Herath 12 Christine Irwin 13 Ben "Benzene Paulington III" Paul 14 Kira Vimal 15 Alexa de ...
by p-vs-vp
Thu May 12, 2016 3:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Canadian Player Poll 2016: We Have Prizes!
Replies: 33
Views: 9530

Re: Canadian Player Poll 2016: We Have Prizes!

Here are some people I'd like to nominate (in no particular order), because I'm too lazy to rank 25 people: These people meet the following criteria: 1) Are good at quizbowl (by Canadian standards) 2) Have contributed to the Canadian quizbowl community 3) Are nice people (or at least, not shitty peo...
by p-vs-vp
Tue May 10, 2016 12:37 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Player Poll 2016: Don't Vote for Jerry Kramer
Replies: 41
Views: 21152

Re: Player Poll 2016: Don't Vote for Jerry Kramer

For some position in the rankings, I nominate Ming-Ho Yee, currently of Waterloo, soon-to-be of Northeastern. In addition to putting in a respectable performance at as many tournaments as he could make time to attend, he was also one of the most helpful senior members of the club. He constantly assi...
by p-vs-vp
Mon Jul 27, 2015 10:37 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: "This Things I Believe"
Replies: 44
Views: 13932

Re: "This Things I Believe"

Jordan and I are not friends. I do not expect this to change. That being said... He did things like revive Hybrids and keep VETO alive (both of which should have died off after that summer). The unfortunate resurgent popularity of those tournaments and subsequent “fun” events like MacVanity and Cot...
by p-vs-vp
Mon Jul 27, 2015 10:09 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: "This Things I Believe"
Replies: 44
Views: 13932

Re: "This Things I Believe"

Jordan and I are not friends. I do not expect this to change. That being said... He did things like revive Hybrids and keep VETO alive (both of which should have died off after that summer). The unfortunate resurgent popularity of those tournaments and subsequent “fun” events like MacVanity and Cott...
by p-vs-vp
Fri Jul 24, 2015 2:17 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Open HSNCT Mirror at the University of Toronto (2015-07-26)
Replies: 11
Views: 4065

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

The Last 21 Stanley Cup Winners wrote:I will staff this, and I encourage Canadians who did go staff the HSNCT to also staff this.
You know I'm far away, Joe. Don't be so passive-aggressive.
by p-vs-vp
Thu May 21, 2015 12:22 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)
Replies: 82
Views: 34448

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

Also, is there someone running this tournament I can confer with to see if our gobstopper-like ideas are too stupid to use? Well, it's VETO, so you can do whatever you want really. Use your best judgment. Just remember that people primarily want to play quizbowl and not a Japanese game show. This i...
by p-vs-vp
Wed May 20, 2015 11:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Click Here to Become Sad
Replies: 59
Views: 24895

Re: CO History 2015

The grandmother is {wise, dead}. wrote:
Tees-Exe Line wrote: the irrelevance of a self-congratulatory center-left consensus is certainly not unique to Canada.
I need the hat rack.
The fish flies at night.
by p-vs-vp
Fri Apr 10, 2015 3:28 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT 2015 Specific question discussion
Replies: 45
Views: 5760

Re: Specific question discussion

Arkangel de la Muerte wrote:Could I see the Arjun tossup?
tossup
by p-vs-vp
Thu Apr 02, 2015 10:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT 2015 Specific question discussion
Replies: 45
Views: 5760

Re: Specific question discussion

From Packet 11: 14. A small mean squared error can be obtained by focusing on rules that are functions of one of these things, according to the Blackwell-Rao theorem. A complete, sufficient one of these things is independent of an ancillary one according to Basu’s theorem. The factorization theorem...
by p-vs-vp
Mon Mar 23, 2015 10:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT 2015 Specific question discussion
Replies: 45
Views: 5760

Re: Specific question discussion

Some points concerning the tossup on "statistic", packet 11. - First off, it made me so so happy to read that question, because omg statistics is bae, and does not come up often enough. - The clue about the Blackwell-Rao theorem isn't quite appropriate, because the Rao-Blackwell construction require...
by p-vs-vp
Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:36 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT mirror at uWaterloo (March 22nd)
Replies: 21
Views: 9794

Re: MUT mirror at uWaterloo (March 22nd)

Mad props and big ups to Ming-Ho for directing the tournament perfectly. I'm so impressed that we were able to have such a large field and still end at a reasonable hour.

Sorry I got hammered last night/this morning!
by p-vs-vp
Tue Mar 17, 2015 10:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)
Replies: 17
Views: 7903

Re: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)

Thanks, Jay! Very understanding of you!
by p-vs-vp
Tue Mar 17, 2015 9:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)
Replies: 17
Views: 7903

Re: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)

As I will be traveling from Seattle, I believe we are entitled to a travel discount.
by p-vs-vp
Wed Mar 04, 2015 5:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: New Coke Presents: MacVanity, March 7, 2015
Replies: 21
Views: 9339

Re: New Coke Presents: MacVanity, March 7, 2015

This tournament is going to be fantastic, mostly because of the pack written by Huma Zafar, with contributions from me :P
I regret that I won't be able to attend.

No image posting in announcement threads, please -mgmt
by p-vs-vp
Sun Feb 01, 2015 7:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT at Carleton University (February 7, 2015)
Replies: 17
Views: 7854

Re: NAQT SCT at Carleton University (February 7, 2015)

In Canada, idiocy comes in buffets, lelelelelel so le edgy

User was banned for 24 hours for being an idiot / disregarding instructions to post in a way that makes sense. --the mgmt
by p-vs-vp
Wed Jan 28, 2015 4:36 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: George Oppen @ Queens University, 2/28
Replies: 14
Views: 7041

Re: George Oppen @ Queens University, 2/28

Since when does Queen's have an active club? (genuine question, it would be the bomb.com if the moderators didn't FZ this)
by p-vs-vp
Sat Oct 11, 2014 2:22 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: PADAWAN @ University of Toronto 2014-10-19
Replies: 28
Views: 9634

Re: PADAWAN @ University of Toronto 2014-10-19

odin_envy_me wrote:Confirming our numbers as two teams, one set of buzzers, and no staffers.

Looking forward to seeing most of the staffers and all of the players there!
Aayush, why are you only looking forward to seeing /most/ of the staffers, are you brain-dead?
by p-vs-vp
Tue Aug 05, 2014 3:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Texas QB Camp Tournament mirror at uWaterloo (10th August)
Replies: 15
Views: 5621

Re: Texas QB Camp Tournament mirror at uWaterloo (10th Augus

adosreme wrote:
Masked Canadian History Bandit wrote:I propose that we consider running some kind of draft to get people to play with new people.
You could also just hook up with another team and swap players to form two semi-new teams.
you guys, that's like sleeping around in a marriage #Season4Rory
by p-vs-vp
Sun Jul 13, 2014 1:51 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2014
Replies: 52
Views: 22751

Re: VETO 2014

Thanks Aaron for directing, and everyone for both staffing and writing enjoyable packets! It was my first VETO, and I had a really fun time.
by p-vs-vp
Fri Jul 12, 2013 11:04 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open mirror @ Waterloo (07/13/13)
Replies: 30
Views: 8692

Re: Missouri Open mirror @ Waterloo (07/13/13)

Just a reminder to please arrive by 9 am tomorrow, so we can have a 9:30 start!
If your team arrives late, we will unfortunately have to give your opponents a walk-over. So don't do it!
by p-vs-vp
Wed Jul 10, 2013 10:13 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open mirror @ Waterloo (07/13/13)
Replies: 30
Views: 8692

Re: Missouri Open mirror @ Waterloo (07/13/13)

We have a Facebook event where announcements will be posted closer to (and on) the day of the tournament.
by p-vs-vp
Sun Jun 02, 2013 2:01 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open mirror @ Waterloo (07/13/13)
Replies: 30
Views: 8692

Re: Missouri Open mirror @ Waterloo (07/13/13)

Is there interest in playing a second side event (like the tossups from TAMIL)? If there is interest, will we still have access to the rooms late into Saturday night or on Sunday morning? We are hoping to do CAHOOTS as a second side event, though this has yet to be confirmed. Rooms will be no probl...
by p-vs-vp
Thu May 30, 2013 11:35 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open mirror @ Waterloo (07/13/13)
Replies: 30
Views: 8692

Re: Missouri Open mirror @ Waterloo (07/13/13)

Who/what is Westmount? High school? High school. I'll say that I'm probably coming down for this with people in Ottawa and am looking for people to play with, especially those who are competent at science (you don't have to be Mukherjee-level though). Does this mean you'll be playing with Ottawa, o...
by p-vs-vp
Wed May 29, 2013 9:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open mirror @ Waterloo (07/13/13)
Replies: 30
Views: 8692

Re: Missouri Open mirror @ Waterloo (07/13/13)

Who/what is Westmount? High school?
by p-vs-vp
Sun May 26, 2013 10:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open mirror @ Waterloo (07/13/13)
Replies: 30
Views: 8692

Missouri Open mirror @ Waterloo (07/13/13)

The University of Waterloo Quiz Bowl Club will be hosting a mirror of Missouri Open on Saturday, July 13th 2013 . The original thread for this tournament, including packet distribution, can be found here . Tentatively, the tournament will begin at 9:30 am on the fourth floor of the Mathematics and C...
by p-vs-vp
Sat Feb 16, 2013 3:20 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals - Toronto
Replies: 7
Views: 2650

Re: ACF Regionals - Toronto

Waterloo will be sending one novice, DII team.

EDIT: with one laptop, one buzzer set, and one staffer.
by p-vs-vp
Thu Jan 24, 2013 11:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Region 2 (Canada) SCT 2013 @ McMaster University
Replies: 24
Views: 17109

Re: Region 2 (Canada) SCT 2013 @ McMaster University

Waterloo will likely be sending at least one team.
by p-vs-vp
Fri Mar 09, 2012 11:37 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (03/17/12)
Replies: 28
Views: 8927

Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (03/17/12)

Apologies for the delay; the first post has been updated with the current field, along with fee, time, and location info.

Please confirm any discounts you intend to claim either here, or by emailing Jj Li at the address in the first post.
by p-vs-vp
Tue Feb 07, 2012 1:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TERP 2 Mirror @ Waterloo (02/11/12)
Replies: 11
Views: 2555

Re: TERP 2 Mirror @ Waterloo (02/11/12)

Updated field, location, and time info in first post.
by p-vs-vp
Thu Jan 26, 2012 3:16 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TERP 2 Mirror @ Waterloo (02/11/12)
Replies: 11
Views: 2555

Re: TERP 2 Mirror @ Waterloo (02/11/12)

First post has been updated with info, and will continue to be in the next little while. We still have plenty of room for teams!

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/113188322136580/
by p-vs-vp
Tue Nov 22, 2011 3:22 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (03/17/12)
Replies: 28
Views: 8927

MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (03/17/12)

The University of Waterloo Quiz Bowl Club will be hosting a mirror of MUT 2012 on Saturday, March 17th 2012 . The original thread for this tournament, including packet distribution, can be found here . The tournament will begin at 10 am on the fourth floor of the Mathematics and Computing building (...
by p-vs-vp
Tue Nov 22, 2011 3:13 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TERP 2 Mirror @ Waterloo (02/11/12)
Replies: 11
Views: 2555

TERP 2 Mirror @ Waterloo (02/11/12)

The University of Waterloo Quiz Bowl Club will be hosting a mirror of TERP 2, on Saturday, February 11th 2012 . The original thread for this tournament, including packet distribution, can be found here . The tournament will happen on the fourth floor of the Mathematics and Computing building (denote...
by p-vs-vp
Sat Oct 29, 2011 5:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2011 Mirror @ McMaster, Nov. 5
Replies: 45
Views: 10180

Re: ACF Fall 2011 Mirror @ McMaster, Nov. 5

By the way, what time should we be there on Saturday, and how long is the tournament projected to last?
by p-vs-vp
Fri Oct 28, 2011 4:31 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2011 Mirror @ McMaster, Nov. 5
Replies: 45
Views: 10180

Re: ACF Fall 2011 Mirror @ McMaster, Nov. 5

Update on Waterloo: our original driver is no longer able to drive. But I'm still determined to send one team; we're looking into other people driving, or we may subsidize Coach Canada bus fares from our club funds.

We will bring a buzzer set and a minimum of 2 staffers (Huma and Ming-Ho).
by p-vs-vp
Fri Oct 21, 2011 9:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2011 Mirror @ McMaster, Nov. 5
Replies: 45
Views: 10180

Re: ACF Fall 2011 Mirror @ McMaster, Nov. 5

So long as our driving accommodation doesn't fall through, we will have at least one team from Waterloo going, with everything to be finalized at our next meeting.
by p-vs-vp
Sun Oct 16, 2011 10:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Fall Novice at University of Waterloo, 2011-10-15
Replies: 10
Views: 1657

Re: Fall Novice at University of Waterloo, 2011-10-15

What was the rationale for the playoff format used? Couldn't you have accommodated a double round robin with advantaged finals easily? The tournament director made the call that in the interest of time some sort of playoff would be played after the initial round-robin; the decision was made to use ...
by p-vs-vp
Sat May 21, 2011 10:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: BLASTOISE (Hybrid: Half-Trash) at UToronto, May 21st
Replies: 32
Views: 4209

Re: BLASTOISE (Hybrid: Half-Trash) at UToronto, May 21st

Great tournament, Toronto! Well done :)
by p-vs-vp
Fri Mar 11, 2011 6:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: [CANCELLED] BLASTOISE Mirror @ Waterloo
Replies: 4
Views: 1324

Re: BLASTOISE Mirror @ Waterloo (03/12/2011)

BLASTOISE has been cancelled for tomorrow.
There is a possibility of postponing to the 26th.
More info will be posted here.
by p-vs-vp
Wed Mar 09, 2011 5:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: [CANCELLED] BLASTOISE Mirror @ Waterloo
Replies: 4
Views: 1324

Re: BLASTOISE Mirror @ Waterloo (03/12/2011)

Any word on the second team? Also, how many buzzers/staffers are you planning on bringing, if any?