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by 1992 in spaceflight
Mon Nov 12, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Washington University Fall Academic Tournament IV-11/10/18
Replies: 11
Views: 2271

Re: Washington University Fall Academic Tournament IV-11/10/18

Congratulations to the Miami Valley School of Dayton, OH, who defeated Ladue A in the second game of an advantaged final, 390-320, to win the fourth Washington University Fall Academic Tournament. Dunbar A from Kentucky finished third, while Louisiana finished fourth and won the small school title. ...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Sat Nov 10, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Mirror requests
Topic: ATHENA II Available for 2018-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 1942

Re: ATHENA II Available for 2018-2019

Santa Claus wrote:
Fri Nov 09, 2018 1:51 pm
List of mirrors in chronological order:

11/10/18 Washington University Fall Academic Tournament IV @ WUSTL
Stats will be live updated to the best of my ability here: http://hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/5133/
by 1992 in spaceflight
Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Mirror requests
Topic: WHAQ III Set Available for Mirrors (2018-2019)
Replies: 7
Views: 3791

Re: WHAQ III Set Available for Mirrors (2018-2019)

The list of mirrors has been updated with a few new mirrors, including at Eastside HS in Georgia, the University of Iowa, and Central Linn HS in Oregon. If your region doesn't have a mirror yet, send me an email!
by 1992 in spaceflight
Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: RIFT at Rice (WHAQ III, 10/27/18)
Replies: 5
Views: 1016

Re: RIFT at Rice (WHAQ III, 10/27/18)

Thanks for playing the WHAQ III set, everybody! As the set is not clear, please join the "2018 WHAQ Discussion" private group if you want to discuss the set. (Go to your user control panel, click on usergroups, then find "2018 WHAQ Discussion" and join it)
by 1992 in spaceflight
Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2018 Sparta Fall Tournament - 27th Oct 2018, Sparta (Mo.) HS
Replies: 4
Views: 568

Re: 2018 Sparta Fall Tournament - 27th Oct 2018, Sparta (Mo.) HS

Thanks for playing the WHAQ III set, everybody! As the set is not clear, please join the "2018 WHAQ Discussion" private group if you want to discuss the set. (Go to your user control panel, click on usergroups, then find "2018 WHAQ Discussion" and join it)
by 1992 in spaceflight
Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2018-2019 California Cup
Replies: 6
Views: 2479

Re: 2018-2019 California Cup

Thanks for playing the WHAQ III set, everybody! As the set is not clear, please join the "2018 WHAQ Discussion" private group if you want to discuss the set. (Go to your user control panel, click on usergroups, then find "2018 WHAQ Discussion" and join it)
by 1992 in spaceflight
Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: SPOOKY IV @ Vanderbilt University (10/27/18)
Replies: 3
Views: 1411

Re: SPOOKY IV @ Vanderbilt University (10/27/18)

Thanks for playing the WHAQ III set, everybody! As the set is not clear, please join the "2018 WHAQ Discussion" private group if you want to discuss the set. (Go to your user control panel, click on usergroups, then find "2018 WHAQ Discussion" and join it)
by 1992 in spaceflight
Sat Oct 27, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Penn Bowl at Truman State (October 27, 2018)
Replies: 5
Views: 1386

Re: Penn Bowl at Truman State (October 27, 2018)

Thanks to everybody for coming out to the Penn Bowl mirror at Truman State today! Iowa won the first game of an advantaged final, 170-165, against Mizzou to win the tournament. The top 6 scorers of the day were Alex Newman of WUSTL A, Thatcher Chonka of Oklahoma, Alexander Harmata of Mizzou, Ganon E...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Sat Oct 27, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: University of Kentucky Fall Championship (10/13/18)
Replies: 3
Views: 1195

Re: University of Kentucky Fall Championship (10/13/18)

Thanks for playing the WHAQ III set, everybody! As the set is not clear, please join the "2018 WHAQ Discussion" private group if you want to discuss the set. (Go to your user control panel, click on usergroups, then find "2018 WHAQ Discussion" and join it)
by 1992 in spaceflight
Sat Oct 27, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: MSU Fall Kickoff Tournament 10/13
Replies: 3
Views: 1041

Re: MSU Fall Kickoff Tournament 10/13

Thanks for playing the WHAQ III set, everybody! As the set is not clear, please join the "2018 WHAQ Discussion" private group if you want to discuss the set. (Go to your user control panel, click on usergroups, then find "2018 WHAQ Discussion" and join it)
by 1992 in spaceflight
Sat Oct 27, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Triton Fall @ UCSD [10/20/18]
Replies: 3
Views: 976

Re: Triton Fall @ UCSD [10/20/18]

Thanks for playing the WHAQ III set, everybody! As the set is not clear, please join the "2018 WHAQ Discussion" private group if you want to discuss the set. (Go to your user control panel, click on usergroups, then find "2018 WHAQ Discussion" and join it)
by 1992 in spaceflight
Sat Oct 27, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Washington University Fall Academic Tournament IV-11/10/18
Replies: 11
Views: 2271

Re: Washington University Fall Academic Tournament IV-11/10/18

The field has filled at 48 teams. If you'd like to have a team placed on the waitlist, please let me know!
by 1992 in spaceflight
Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: WUHSAC XXI (2/16/2019)
Replies: 1
Views: 254

Re: WUHSAC XXI (2/16/2019)

Field (13/48): -Louisiana* [1 team, 1 buzzer, 0 staffers] -Hallsville* [2 teams, 1 buzzer, 1 staffer] -Coppell (TX) [1 team, 1 buzzer, 0 staffers] -Oakville [2 teams, 1 buzzer, 0 staffers] -Eldon [2 teams, 1 buzzer, 0 staffers] -Parkway Central [1 team, 0 buzzers, 0 staffers] -Orchard Farm* [2 team...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Thu Oct 25, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: WUHSAC XXI (2/16/2019)
Replies: 1
Views: 254

WUHSAC XXI (2/16/2019)

The Washington University Quiz Bowl team is excited to announce the twenty-first annual WUHSAC, to be held at Washington University in St. Louis on Saturday, February 16th, 2019. This is, as in previous years, President's Day Weekend, which (weather permitting) is an ideal way to use the holiday by ...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Wed Oct 24, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Penn Bowl at Truman State (October 27, 2018)
Replies: 5
Views: 1386

Re: Penn Bowl at Truman State (October 27, 2018)

In case any of the teams didn't get the logistics email I sent out last night, we'll be meeting in Violette Hall room 1000 on Saturday morning. Check-in will be from 8 AM to 8:45 AM, with a short player meeting to follow.
by 1992 in spaceflight
Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Washington University Fall Academic Tournament IV-11/10/18
Replies: 11
Views: 2271

Re: Washington University Fall Academic Tournament IV-11/10/18

The field has been expanded to 48 teams. The Waitlist has barely formed, so if you're interested in attending, please let me know!
by 1992 in spaceflight
Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Great Lakes Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Missouri 18-19
Replies: 6
Views: 1142

Re: Missouri 18-19

I'm continuing with my project of recognizing all of the teams that earn bids to nationals. The current thread for this season can be found here.
by 1992 in spaceflight
Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Columbia Fall @ Columbia University (10/6/18)
Replies: 6
Views: 2159

Re: Columbia Fall @ Columbia University (10/6/18)

Thanks for playing the WHAQ III set, everybody! As the set is not clear, please join the "2018 WHAQ Discussion" private group if you want to discuss the set. (Go to your user control panel, click on usergroups, then find "2018 WHAQ Discussion" and join it)
by 1992 in spaceflight
Fri Oct 05, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Washington University Fall Academic Tournament IV-11/10/18
Replies: 11
Views: 2271

Re: Washington University Fall Academic Tournament IV-11/10/18

The field has been expanded to 44 teams. We're planning on doing one final expansion to 48 teams, so I recommend you get your registrations in as soon as possible.
by 1992 in spaceflight
Sun Sep 30, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: Great Lakes Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Missouri 18-19
Replies: 6
Views: 1142

Re: Missouri 18-19

Also, all of the announced dates for the season so far are in this thread: http://moquizbowl.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=3581. We'd certainly love to have more out-of-state friends join us at Missouri tournaments this year!
by 1992 in spaceflight
Sun Sep 30, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Great Lakes Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Missouri 18-19
Replies: 6
Views: 1142

Re: Missouri 18-19

The season starts on October 13th, with the first tournament of the year being the season opening event at Eureka High School. I'm quite excited for the season to begin, and I hope everyone else is, as well.
by 1992 in spaceflight
Sun Sep 30, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Earlybird @ UIUC - 9/29/18 (Date change)
Replies: 14
Views: 2614

Re: Earlybird @ UIUC - 9/29/18 (Date change)

Thanks for playing the WHAQ III set, everybody! As the set is not clear, please join the "2018 WHAQ Discussion" private group if you want to discuss the set. (Go to your user control panel, click on usergroups, then find "2018 WHAQ Discussion" and join it)
by 1992 in spaceflight
Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Washington University Fall Academic Tournament IV-11/10/18
Replies: 11
Views: 2271

Re: Washington University Fall Academic Tournament IV-11/10/18

The initial 36 team field has filled! We will expand to 40 teams once I crunch my staff numbers and make sure we have the required staff.
by 1992 in spaceflight
Tue Sep 04, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Penn Bowl at Truman State (October 27, 2018)
Replies: 5
Views: 1386

Re: Penn Bowl at Truman State (October 27, 2018)

Field (6/18):
-WUSTL [2 teams, 3 buzzers, 1 moderator]
-Missouri [1 team, 0 buzzers, 0 moderators]
-Oklahoma [1 team, 0 buzzers, 0 moderators]
-Iowa [1 team, 1 buzzer, 0 moderators]
-Truman [1 house team]
by 1992 in spaceflight
Thu Aug 30, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Washington University Fall Academic Tournament IV-11/10/18
Replies: 11
Views: 2271

Re: Washington University Fall Academic Tournament IV-11/10/

There are 10 spots left in the initial field before we start the waitlist. If you want a spot, register soon!
by 1992 in spaceflight
Sun Aug 26, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Mirror requests
Topic: WHAQ III Set Available for Mirrors (2018-2019)
Replies: 7
Views: 3791

Re: WHAQ III Set Available for Mirrors (2018-2019)

A few more updates: -Bradley McLain of the University of Illinois has joined the editing team. He'll be editing Geography, Philosophy and Social Science. -We'll be starting playtesting of the set tomorrow. We'll be playtesting Visual Fine Arts tomorrow and Tuesday on a private Discord server, so if ...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Sun Aug 26, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Mirror requests
Topic: WHAQ III Set Available for Mirrors (2018-2019)
Replies: 7
Views: 3791

Re: WHAQ III Set Available for Mirrors (2018-2019)

This set will be available starting on September 29th now, in order to accommodate the mirror at the University of Illinois.
by 1992 in spaceflight
Sun Aug 19, 2018 4:13 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Washington University Fall Academic Tournament IV-11/10/18
Replies: 11
Views: 2271

Re: Washington University Fall Academic Tournament IV-11/10/

We're halfway to the initial field cap, so let me know if you want a spot in the field soon!
by 1992 in spaceflight
Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Mirror requests
Topic: WHAQ III Set Available for Mirrors (2018-2019)
Replies: 7
Views: 3791

Re: WHAQ III Set Available for Mirrors (2018-2019)

The set is over 75% written, so we're in great shape for the set to be polished for the first mirrors on October 6th.
by 1992 in spaceflight
Mon Aug 06, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Preseason poll 2018–19
Replies: 25
Views: 8367

Re: Preseason poll 2018–19

Charles is back for one more year at WUSTL. Vishal will be back at school this year, and Patrick is the only one who graduated.
by 1992 in spaceflight
Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Washington University Fall Academic Tournament IV-11/10/18
Replies: 11
Views: 2271

Re: Washington University Fall Academic Tournament IV-11/10/

Field (46/48): -Louisiana* [1 team, 1 buzzer, 0 staffers] -St. Louis Patriots (Leslie) [1 team, 1 buzzer, 0 staffers] -Thomas Jefferson IDS [2 teams, 1 buzzer, 0 staffers] -Hannibal [1 team, 0 buzzers, 0 staffers] -Parkway West [1 team, 1 buzzer, 0 staffers] -Orchard Farm* [2 teams, 1 buzzer, 1 sta...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Sun Jul 29, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Washington University Fall Academic Tournament IV-11/10/18
Replies: 11
Views: 2271

Washington University Fall Academic Tournament IV-11/10/18

Hello everyone, I, Jacob O’Rourke, my co-director, Vishal Puppala, and the Washington University Quiz Bowl team are pleased to announce that Washington University in St. Louis will be hosting a fall invitational tournament on November 10, 2018. We will be using the ATHENA II set, information about w...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Wed Jul 25, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Illinois Side Event Open - 8/11/18
Replies: 92
Views: 12162

Re: Illinois Side Event Open - 8/11/18

I just finalized my plans to make it to this, so I'd like to find teams for the following events:

Cambridge Open
WORLDSTAR

If you want to team up, let me know!
by 1992 in spaceflight
Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Mirror requests
Topic: 2019 BLISS I Open for Mirrors
Replies: 9
Views: 2810

Re: 2019 BLISS I Open for Mirrors

As someone who has edited several high school tournaments and written for many more, I'd like to offer some advice about the distribution of this tournament. I'd like to commend you on a lot of the distributional choices--having social science and philosophy share the same 1/1 is something I certain...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Tue Jul 03, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: PSA - Don't be a Luddite
Replies: 62
Views: 12849

Re: PSA - Don't be a Luddite

I keep forgetting to post this, but I want to thank Ophir for all of his work improving his online scorekeeping system. I found it to be much easier to use at the WUSTL Mirror of SMT, even being in a room by myself.
by 1992 in spaceflight
Tue Jun 26, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Don DeLillo Presents WAO II Global Announcement (Nov. 2017)
Replies: 77
Views: 30911

Re: Don DeLillo Presents WAO II Global Announcement (Nov. 20

If this past weekend's mirrors were the last ones, could this set be posted when someone gets a chance? Thanks! Yeah; we're doing a final round of proofreading before the set gets posted. That should get done in the next couple of days. It's, uh, much later than when Jakob posted this (sorry about ...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Chicago Open Trash 2018 (July 22, 2018)
Replies: 57
Views: 16487

Re: Chicago Open Trash 2018 (July 22, 2018)

We have an opening on our team, as Will realized he won't be able to make it that day. If you're interested in playing on my team, let me know.
by 1992 in spaceflight
Wed Jun 20, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Set Writing Collaboration Thread-2018-2019 Season
Replies: 2
Views: 1959

Re: Set Writing Collaboration Thread-2018-2019 Season

Hey everyone,

It looks to me like we could use another set that's available by early November in the fall, and a few more sets for use in the Spring. If anyone is thinking about reaching out and getting collaborators for a set, now is a good time to do so.
by 1992 in spaceflight
Wed Jun 20, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: Location of Powermarks
Replies: 7
Views: 3349

Re: Location of Powermarks

For the record, as Ganon's head editor, I'm letting writers place powermarks initially if they want to, with the understanding that the editors have the final say about where the powermark goes. As for where to place the powermark, I've always thought about what Matt Weiner says in this thread and m...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Sat Jun 09, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Set Writing Collaboration Thread-2018-2019 Season
Replies: 2
Views: 1959

Set Writing Collaboration Thread-2018-2019 Season

Hello everyone, I figured now would be a good time to post a thread for collaborating on writing sets for the upcoming year. If you would be interested in collaborating with a team or are an existing set who would like to have some more writers, now would be a good time to post looking for assistanc...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Mirror requests
Topic: WHAQ III Set Available for Mirrors (2018-2019)
Replies: 7
Views: 3791

Re: WHAQ III Set Available for Mirrors (2018-2019)

The original post has been updated, as Max Shatan has joined the writing team.
by 1992 in spaceflight
Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Mirror requests
Topic: WHAQ III Set Available for Mirrors (2018-2019)
Replies: 7
Views: 3791

Re: WHAQ III Set Available for Mirrors (2018-2019)

Current Mirrors: -Cullman County Tournament (Cullman County, AL)-starting September 2018. - UIUC Earlybird (Urbana-Champaign, IL)-September 29th, 2018 . Contact Brad McLain (bamclai2 at illinois.edu) for more information. - Columbia Fall Tournament (New York, NY)-October 6th, 2018 . Contact Jackson ...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Mirror requests
Topic: WHAQ III Set Available for Mirrors (2018-2019)
Replies: 7
Views: 3791

WHAQ III Set Available for Mirrors (2018-2019)

Hello everyone, I am pleased to announce that the Washington High Academic Questionfest III (WHAQ III) set will be available for mirrors nationwide (and internationally too, if there’s interest)! WHAQ III will be a regular difficulty set. We plan on aiming to be closer to WHAQ I’s difficulty with th...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Sat Jun 02, 2018 2:54 am
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2018 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 91
Views: 12693

Re: 2018 HSNCT discussion

Can I see the Brandenburg Gate tossup? One of my players negged the Brandenburg Gate tossup with the Reichstag. Given that they are next to each other and the thing on the top mentioned in the leadin is on both the Recihstag and the Brandenburg Gate (according to people who have actually been in Ger...
by 1992 in spaceflight
Tue May 01, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Question Security and You
Replies: 2
Views: 1341

Question Security and You

Before the Stanford mirror of WAO II, Pranav Sivakumar contacted me to let the editing team know that one of his friends who had played the set had spoiled a clue. First of all, I want to publicly thank Pranav for his honesty with regards to his situation, as we were able to contact the Stanford peo...