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by jfuchs
Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ACF Fall - November 4th, 2017
Replies: 35
Views: 18165

Re: ACF Fall - November 4th, 2017

Were packets already sent out to hosts? We (MIT) haven't received anything yet. Our TD is getting worried and his emails to the editors have gone unanswered. Hey, I apologize for not responding immediately. You sent me exactly one email about an hour before this post, though, so I want to point out...
by jfuchs
Fri Nov 03, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ACF Fall - November 4th, 2017
Replies: 35
Views: 18165

Re: ACF Fall - November 4th, 2017

Were packets already sent out to hosts? We (MIT) haven't received anything yet. Our TD is getting worried and his emails to the editors have gone unanswered.
by jfuchs
Thu Aug 10, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2017 Early Fall Tournament (EFT) @ Yale
Replies: 5
Views: 2826

Re: 2017 Early Fall Tournament (EFT) @ Yale

What date is this happening on?

EDIT: thanks!
by jfuchs
Sat Oct 08, 2016 4:05 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Terrapin XXIX at MIT (November 12, 2016)
Replies: 6
Views: 2957

Re: Terrapin XXIX at MIT (November 12, 2016)

luke1865 wrote:Is this open to high school teams?
Yes it is.
by jfuchs
Fri Jul 29, 2016 3:24 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Do We Want/Need More Computer Stuff Per Round?
Replies: 13
Views: 2614

Re: Do We Want/Need More Computer Stuff Per Round?

It seems like most computer-related questions are either theory/"real CS" (algorithms, complexity, etc.) or practice/engineering ("technologies", broadly defined). The first overlaps considerably with math in my experience, and in some cases has very little to do with actual computers. And how much ...
by jfuchs
Mon Nov 16, 2015 7:01 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: (Missouri Open 2015) Specific Question Discussion
Replies: 51
Views: 6861

Re: (Missouri Open 2015) Specific Question Discussion

In the Hofmannsthal bonus (round 10 maybe?), it sounded like the expected answer to the first part was Chandros instead of Chandos.
by jfuchs
Thu Nov 12, 2015 7:20 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Northeast at Yale (November 7, 2015)
Replies: 14
Views: 6410

Re: ACF Fall Northeast at Yale (November 7, 2015)

Full stats are (thanks to a loaner laptop from Yale's Technology Troubleshooting Services) available here . Please let me know if there are any corrections to be made. One minor correction: in the combined stats, Bryce on MIT A appears as both Huang and Hwang; the second one is the correct spelling.
by jfuchs
Sun Apr 05, 2015 2:47 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2015 STIMPY: Music Discussion
Replies: 5
Views: 353

Re: 2015 STIMPY: Music Discussion

What was the split between classical and and non-classical?
by jfuchs
Mon Mar 16, 2015 6:32 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Question classification
Replies: 16
Views: 5100

Re: Question classification

The guy who made Protobowl wrote a bit about how he classified questions, but doesn't give much detail: https://github.com/neotenic/protobowl#b ... classifier.
by jfuchs
Wed Jun 04, 2014 12:54 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2014 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 135
Views: 53214

Re: 2014 HSNCT discussion

May I see the tossup on etudes? I buzzed in at some point with "piano etudes" and was eventually ruled incorrect. I don't remember all the clues that I heard, but from what I do remember, the Ligeti and Chopin things mentioned at that point were all for piano. The clue about Gradus ad Parnassum tha...
by jfuchs
Sun Mar 30, 2014 10:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CA Quizbowl Championship -- Rio Americano Regional (3/2/14)
Replies: 3
Views: 1609

Re: CA Quizbowl Championship -- Rio Americano Regional (3/2/

Were there ever stats posted for this event?
by jfuchs
Thu Dec 12, 2013 10:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Special HSQB Rank Request
Replies: 5
Views: 1372

Re: Special HSQB Rank Request

What is an official contact? Should it be a student, a teacher, or an administrator?