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by Eddie
Sat Sep 22, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Matt Bruce (cw: sexual assault, pedophilia)
Replies: 153
Views: 54221

Re: Matt Bruce (cw: sexual assault, pedophilia)

Matt Bruce's NAQT membership was terminated: In November 2017 NAQT learned about allegations of serious misconduct against NAQT member Matt Bruce, concerning an incident that allegedly took place at Boston University in the late 1990s. As of June 7, 2018, despite our efforts, we have not discovered...
by Eddie
Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Matt Bruce (cw: sexual assault, pedophilia)
Replies: 153
Views: 54221

Re: Matt Bruce (cw: sexual assault, pedophilia)

I'm several months late here, but what came of this?
by Eddie
Wed Aug 08, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: Announcing QuizDB: "Knowledge is Power"
Replies: 97
Views: 39070

Re: Announcing QuizDB: "Knowledge is Power"

When I type in a parenthesis (i.e. the "(" symbol or the ")" symbol) into any of the search parametres, the whole page suddenly goes blank until I refresh. I'm using Ubuntu and Firefox.
by Eddie
Wed May 30, 2018 11:08 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Matt Bruce (cw: sexual assault, pedophilia)
Replies: 153
Views: 54221

Re: Matt Bruce (cw: sexual assault, pedophilia)

Whereas I've downsized my quizbowl-related faculties to NAQT editorship and occasional freelancing, and no longer speak on behalf of any body, I'd like to say yeah what the FUCK and that if, after August, Matt Bruce continues to be associated with NAQT in any official or unofficial capacity, then I ...
by Eddie
Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Periods, Closing Quote Marks, and You
Replies: 17
Views: 4821

Re: Periods, Closing Quote Marks, and You

Sigh. It is one of the greatest misfortunes of the English language that no country uses American spelling and British punctuation (each being a more logical improvement upon an antiquated standard). Some within America have been fighting the good fight. But until the MLA, Chicago Manual of Style, ...
by Eddie
Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Tariq
Replies: 10
Views: 3960

Re: Tariq

Hello friends, Unfortunately, due to some circumstances in my personal life, I'm displeased to announce that I am placing Tariq on indefinite hold for the time being. I apologise for the inconvenience, but it does not look as though I will be able to complete Tariq earlier than the summer of 2019. T...
by Eddie
Wed Sep 06, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Tariq
Replies: 10
Views: 3960

Re: Tariq

Given that I have reason to believe that the market can sustain two auditory arts tournaments in the coming season (and, after all, they are in different formats: one audio and one traditional) and there are now plans to have yet another auditory tournament in 2019, I will plan for Imaginary Landsc...
by Eddie
Fri Sep 01, 2017 1:02 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Tariq
Replies: 10
Views: 3960

Re: Tariq

As you might imagine, I'm extraordinarily excited to play this. And I'll travel pretty much wherever is necessary. I'm up to bat to edit the next Imaginary Landscape, and those have traditionally happened every even-numbered year. So, I was planning on producing that for spring/summer 2018. If peop...
by Eddie
Thu Aug 31, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Tariq
Replies: 10
Views: 3960

Re: Tariq

After some discussion about the likely scheduling conflict between Tariq and Chicago Open Trash, I am considering moving Tariq to a "summer side event" slot instead. Do people have any thoughts on this?
by Eddie
Wed Aug 30, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Tariq
Replies: 10
Views: 3960

Tariq

I am pleased to announce Tariq , an open doubles side event on the auditory arts, to be played at Chicago Open 2018. I am the sole editor and writer. Difficulty: The difficulty of this set is somewhere between nationals-minus and nationals-plus. At least 90% of the answer lines in Tariq will be appr...
by Eddie
Tue Jun 06, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)
Replies: 58
Views: 23343

Re: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)

Also, how do I upload files onto forum posts? The "Upload attachment" tab is completely blank for me. From my computer, it looks like the file upload thing is already there under Options, and clicking "Upload attachment" then clicking back makes it disappear for me. Thanks, set is now uploaded (see...
by Eddie
Sun Jun 04, 2017 11:01 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)
Replies: 58
Views: 23343

Re: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)

Results of the Discord lectation:

Code: Select all

Name   20 15 10 -5   Σ
Eric M. 1  2  3  3  65
Itamar  0  1  4  3  40
Adam    1  0  2  1  35
Ani     1  1  0  2  30
Walter  0  1  2  1  30
Richard 0  0  1  0  10
Chris   0  0  1  1   5
Eric W. 0  0  0  0   0
Luc     0  0  0  1  -5
Will    0  0  0  2 -10
by Eddie
Sun Jun 04, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)
Replies: 58
Views: 23343

Re: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)

We're starting in five (5) minutes.
by Eddie
Sun Jun 04, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements
Replies: 577
Views: 266958

Re: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements

Eddie wrote:I will be reading João this Sunday evening at 6 PM Pacific / 9 PM Eastern. Let me know if you're interested.
A reminder that this is happening in about an hour on the Discord server.
by Eddie
Sat Jun 03, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: Western Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Southern California 2017 - 2018 Scheduling Discussion
Replies: 5
Views: 3159

Southern California 2017 - 2018 Scheduling Discussion

I have previously discussed what we'd like to see on socalquizbowl.org : In terms of high school tournaments, the October / November area is slated for the pan-region novice tournament, leaving one (1) season opener in September, one (1) tournament in December, and one (1) additional tournament in ...
by Eddie
Sat Jun 03, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements
Replies: 577
Views: 266958

Re: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements

I will be reading João this Sunday evening at 6 PM Pacific / 9 PM Eastern. Let me know if you're interested. is there any way we could do a time that doesn't conflict with the NBA finals? This is already on fairly short notice, so I don't want to change up the time again unless a lot of people want...
by Eddie
Fri Jun 02, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements
Replies: 577
Views: 266958

Re: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements

I will be reading João this Sunday evening at 6 PM Pacific / 9 PM Eastern. Let me know if you're interested.
by Eddie
Fri Jun 02, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)
Replies: 58
Views: 23343

Re: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)

Doga (Dog Yoga) wrote:Will this packet be posted at some point ?
Good idea, but let me see if anyone's down for an IRC reading first.
by Eddie
Thu Jun 01, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)
Replies: 58
Views: 23343

Re: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)

Code: Select all

Name    20 15 10 -5   Σ

Saul     1  2  2  1  65
Mike     0  0  5  3  35
Eric     1  0  1  0  30
Andrew   0  1  2  2  25
Hernan   0  0  1  0  10
Tony     0  0  2  2  10
Jasper   0  0  1  2   0
Shawn    0  0  0  0   0
Jakob    0  0  0  1  -5
Matt     0  0  0  1  -5
by Eddie
Sat May 27, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)
Replies: 58
Views: 23343

Re: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)

sail wonned
by Eddie
Sat May 27, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)
Replies: 58
Views: 23343

Re: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)

YO WE'RE STARTING IN FIVE (5) MINUTES MARQUIS LEVEL BY THE INTERNATIONAL BALLROOM IF WE'RE NOT HERE WHEN YOU COME WE'RE IN M101
by Eddie
Sat May 27, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)
Replies: 58
Views: 23343

Re: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)

howdy y'all its time for the hoe-down i see seventeen (17) people signed up but theres only four (4) cowfolk gathered hither so y'all better bring your asses on down here asap
by Eddie
Sat May 27, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)
Replies: 58
Views: 23343

Re: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)

Nomination accepted.
by Eddie
Sat May 27, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)
Replies: 58
Views: 23343

Re: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)

Captain Sinico wrote:I'd like to play, but will read if needed.
Thanks for volunteering - there's about a fifty-fifty chance I'll need an extra mod at this point.
by Eddie
Fri May 26, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)
Replies: 58
Views: 23343

Re: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)

Hi everyone, I'm still looking for at least one (1) more moderator at this point in time. We have three (3) healthy mods right now but things are looking like we'll need at least four (4) rooms. Please message or other contact me if you're interested. Thanks !! EDIT: Also some specifications: There ...
by Eddie
Tue May 23, 2017 10:46 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)
Replies: 58
Views: 23343

Re: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)

Great !! It's a hat.
by Eddie
Tue May 23, 2017 7:59 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)
Replies: 58
Views: 23343

Re: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)

Since João won't take longer than fifteen (15) minutes, I want to run it right after Saturday rounds so people have time to transition to other side events, etc.
eliza.grames wrote:Also, do silly bows count as hats?
Depends - are you wearing it on your head?
by Eddie
Tue May 23, 2017 7:59 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: HSNCT Side-event schedule
Replies: 10
Views: 3721

Re: HSNCT Side-event schedule

Since João won't take longer than fifteen (15) minutes, I want to run it right after Saturday rounds so people have time to transition to other side events, etc.
by Eddie
Sun May 21, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)
Replies: 58
Views: 23343

Re: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)

Okay, after deliberation on sesame and croissants this evening, I've decided to take everyone's advice and just hold a small number of shootouts across various rooms, depending on how many people show. Thanks for the help !!
by Eddie
Sat May 20, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Triton Spring VII @ UC San Diego (20 May 2017)
Replies: 3
Views: 2598

Re: Triton Spring VII @ UC San Diego (20 May 2017)

Congratulations to Canyon Crest A and Canyon Crest C, the winners of TRITON SPRING VII.

In the UPPER Division, Canyon Crest A defeated Arcadia, 310 - 215.

In the LOWER Division, Canyon Crest C defeated Rancho Bernardo B, 370 - 200.

Full stats are available here.
by Eddie
Fri May 19, 2017 1:37 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)
Replies: 58
Views: 23343

Re: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)

Okay, I've had an idea over croutons and panini this morning. If I bring up tossup count to exactly twenty (20), we can cap the field at sixteen (16) and run João as a double-elimination tournament in teams of two. That is, there will be four (4) rounds of five (5) tossups each, with the winning tea...
by Eddie
Sat May 13, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Triton Pre-Nationals Tournament
Replies: 1
Views: 1887

Re: Triton Pre-Nationals Tournament

Congratulations to Westview, who cleared the field, 11 - 0, to win the second annual TRITON PRE-NATIONALS TOURNAMENT.

Thank you to Arcadia A, Arcadia B, La Jolla, Westview, and Scripps Ranch for attending.

Combined stats are now available.
by Eddie
Sat May 13, 2017 12:37 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)
Replies: 58
Views: 23343

Re: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)

Also: there are more than eight (8) people registered. There are only twenty (20) or so tossups. Any ideas for formats? Random teams? I meant more like, we have thirteen (13) people registered, and we obviously can't have everyone play in one (1) room. There aren't enough questions to have multiple...
by Eddie
Fri May 12, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Triton Spring VII @ UC San Diego (20 May 2017)
Replies: 3
Views: 2598

Re: Triton Spring VII @ UC San Diego (20 May 2017)

We're gradually opening up the field to waitlisted teams at this point, so now is a good time to register B and C teams.
by Eddie
Tue May 09, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)
Replies: 58
Views: 23343

Re: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)

Assuming this does not conflict with the other side events happening at HSNCT, I would be glad to moderate if needed. Thanks! I'll keep you posted. I'm down, any idea what time? I reckon this won't take more than fifteen (15) to twenty (20) minutes, so probably Friday night or first thing after Sat...
by Eddie
Sat Apr 29, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2017 NAQT SSNCT: Congratulations Glasgow and St. Mark's!
Replies: 10
Views: 7428

Re: 2017 NAQT SSNCT: April 29-30, Chicago

The team photos / liveblog on Facebook for this is awesome.
by Eddie
Fri Apr 28, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)
Replies: 58
Views: 23343

Re: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)

Y'all are really pushing me to the limit here. Trilbies and pork pie hats are okay but try to bring ones that look the least like a fedora.
by Eddie
Sun Apr 23, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: (This) Tournament is a Crime @ UCSD (4/23)
Replies: 4
Views: 2185

Re: (This) Tournament is a Crime @ UCSD (4/23)

University of California @,at San Diego A* went 7 - 2 to win the tournament uncontested over The University of Southern California Institute of Technology, It's the same thing but you make this a bee, and UCLA. Thank you to everyone for coming out for an excellent day of quizbowl! The full stat repo...
by Eddie
Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:47 am
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: Warhawk Invitational V @ Madison HS (30 Apr; San Diego, CA)
Replies: 3
Views: 2200

Re: Warhawk Invitational V @ Madison HS (30 Apr; San Diego,

The field for both divisions of this tournament is now CLOSED. Additional registrations are being waitlisted on a first-come, first-served basis.
by Eddie
Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:46 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Warhawk Invitational V @ Madison HS (30 Apr; San Diego, CA)
Replies: 3
Views: 1939

Re: Warhawk Invitational V @ Madison HS (30 Apr; San Diego,

The field for both divisions of this tournament is now CLOSED. Additional registrations are being waitlisted on a first-come, first-served basis.
by Eddie
Sun Apr 02, 2017 12:01 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)
Replies: 58
Views: 23343

Re: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)

To make this clear, due to a number of messages I've received and the unfortunate date on which I announced João, this is not a joke announcement. This is an actual event.
by Eddie
Sat Apr 01, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)
Replies: 58
Views: 23343

João - Myth Shootout (HSNCT)

Hello friends, I am pleased to announce João , a solo myth singles single-subject shootout teams-of-one side event tournament slated for the 2017 NAQT High School National Championship Tournament (HSNCT) . João is a tossups-only side event with questions taken from my own recovered material from BUR...
by Eddie
Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:51 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Triton Spring VII @ UC San Diego (20 May 2017)
Replies: 3
Views: 2598

Re: Triton Spring VII @ UC San Diego (20 May 2017)

The current tournament field as of 19 May 2017 is as follows: Upper Division: 1. Arcadia 2. Canyon Crest A 3. Canyon Crest B 4. Westview 5. Los Alamitos 6. Rancho Bernardo 7. Cathedral 8. La Jolla 9. Torrey Pines 10. Scripps Ranch 11. North Hollywood 12. Irvine W. Del Norte W. Grauer Lower Division:...
by Eddie
Tue Mar 21, 2017 12:06 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Triton Spring VII @ UC San Diego (20 May 2017)
Replies: 3
Views: 2598

Triton Spring VII @ UC San Diego (20 May 2017)

Quiz Bowl at UCSD is pleased to announce its seventh annual Triton Spring Tournament at UC San Diego on Saturday, 20 May 2017. As one of the longest continuously-running tournaments in Southern California, we aspire to make Triton Spring a satisfying season-ending tournament for all teams. DATE / TI...