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by BobGHHS
Thu Feb 21, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Mirror requests
Topic: 2018 Ohio Trash Set Available for Mirrors
Replies: 2
Views: 1671

Re: 2018 Ohio Trash Set Available for Mirrors

Rick from Bishop Hartley would like to mirror your set on 4/6/19. He should be contacting you.
Thanks for the heads up.
by BobGHHS
Sat Dec 29, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: SNICK: Global Announcement (All 90s, Late Summer 2018)
Replies: 46
Views: 14773

Re: SNICK: Global Announcement (All 90s, Late Summer 2018)

Matt then powered tossup 20 of packet 10 to win the event
Matt didn't just power that question, he absolutely destroyed it.

And I'll echo what everybody else is saying. Being a 90s kid, this was a really fun set to play.
by BobGHHS
Tue Nov 20, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Mirror requests
Topic: 2018 Ohio Trash Set Available for Mirrors
Replies: 2
Views: 1671

2018 Ohio Trash Set Available for Mirrors

The 2018 Ohio Trash set will be played at 5 Ohio sites on December 8 and 15, 2018, after which time it will be available for mirrors. The general distribution is: 4/4 each of movies, music, tv and sports (1 pre-2000, 1-last 2 years and 2 post-2000) with the other 4 being a mix of 2 listed as "other"...
by BobGHHS
Thu May 24, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: ACRONYM 11 @ HSNCT - Friday Night
Replies: 35
Views: 14255

Re: ACRONYM 11 @ HSNCT - Friday Night

If anyone is still looking for a team, I have a backwards Cleveland Indians hat on - come see me, we're still looking for a 4th. Our first round is in M102 if you're reading this after 5.
by BobGHHS
Thu May 10, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: ACRONYM 11 @ HSNCT - Friday Night
Replies: 35
Views: 14255

Re: ACRONYM 11 @ HSNCT - Friday Night

Gabe Brison-Tresize and I are now playing with Stephen Eltinge and Adam Sperber.
by BobGHHS
Thu May 03, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: ACRONYM 11 @ HSNCT - Friday Night
Replies: 35
Views: 14255

Re: ACRONYM 11 @ HSNCT - Friday Night

Stephen/Harry - Based on what Erik said --
Hey everyone! We are still looking into the possibility of expanding the fields for this


If that happens, I'd be down for teaming up with you guys if we're all still looking for a team.

Let me know
by BobGHHS
Sun Apr 22, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: ACRONYM 11 @ HSNCT - Friday Night
Replies: 35
Views: 14255

Re: ACRONYM 11 @ HSNCT - Friday Night

1992 in spaceflight wrote:David Dennis, myself, and Ankit Aggarwal would love to have a fourth player for our team, if there's a free agent looking for a team out there.
Let me know if you're still looking - I'm still trying to find a team to join up with.
by BobGHHS
Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: ACRONYM 11 @ HSNCT - Friday Night
Replies: 35
Views: 14255

Re: ACRONYM 11 @ HSNCT - Friday Night

Well, I thought our last day of school was on 5/25, so I booked an evening flight at Atlanta. Turns out we get out 5/24, so I switched my flight to the morning. With that being said, I'm looking for a team for ACRONYM. Worst-case scenario I'll help Erik by staffing, but I'd much rather play. If you'...
by BobGHHS
Mon Jan 08, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: 2017 Ohio Trash Set
Replies: 1
Views: 1268

Re: 2017 Ohio Trash Set

Just realized I double posted this here and the mirrors forum, where I had originally planned to post. Mods you can delete this thread.
by BobGHHS
Sun Jan 07, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: Mirror requests
Topic: 2017 Ohio Trash Set available for mirrors
Replies: 0
Views: 1836

2017 Ohio Trash Set available for mirrors

I thought I had posted this earlier but it isn't showing up, so maybe I only previewed it or something... whatever. Here it is again. The 2017 Ohio trash set has already been played at 4 Ohio sites and this past weekend in Illinois. A Virginia site has also expressed interest. The general distributi...
by BobGHHS
Sun Jan 07, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: 2017 Ohio Trash Set
Replies: 1
Views: 1268

2017 Ohio Trash Set

The trash set we played at four Ohio sites in December and one Illinois site (1/6) is available for mirrors. The general distribution is: 4/4 each of movies, tv, music and sports (with 1 being pre-2000, 1 being from the last two years and 2 being post-2000). The other 4/4 are a mix of internet stuff...
by BobGHHS
Sat Dec 30, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Homewood-Flossmoor Pop Culture Tourney (mirror of OH Trash)
Replies: 9
Views: 3532

Re: Homewood-Flossmoor Pop Culture Tourney (mirror of OH Tra

Just a heads up. After you play the set since its still not cleared - if you have anything you want to bring to my attention, just shoot me an email at bk31883 <at> gmail. I hope it goes well and I hope you have fun with it.
by BobGHHS
Fri Sep 29, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Seeking freelance tossups for 2017-18
Replies: 1
Views: 2077

Re: Seeking freelance tossups for 2017-18

Tom Moore and I are currently working on the first of these two sets, which will be played here in Ohio on October 21 and 28 - we have the majority of the answer lines written out already (although nothing is set in stone). If anyone wants to help out with some freelance tossups, shoot me an email a...
by BobGHHS
Mon Aug 21, 2017 9:50 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Michigan Side Event Weekend (August 19th-20th)
Replies: 104
Views: 38551

Re: Michigan Side Event Weekend (August 19th-20th)

Thanks to Eric and co. for both putting this on and to Play Quizbowl for writing a great set. This was definitely one of the best trash sets I've played in quite a long time. We had a great time playing both tournaments even though I'm apparently awful at rock music questions. It was great to see so...
by BobGHHS
Sat May 27, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: ACRONYM X at the 2017 HSNCT
Replies: 15
Views: 6989

Re: ACRONYM X at the 2017 HSNCT

Drew Scheeler, Matt Hayes and I are looking for a 4th (and somewhat trash-competent) teammate to play with us tomorrow night since our 4th decided not to make the trip. If you're interested, shoot me an email at bk31883 <at> gmail.
by BobGHHS
Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Seeking freelance tossups for 2017-18
Replies: 1
Views: 2077

Seeking freelance tossups for 2017-18

Hey all, I'm working on two Ohio-format sets for next school year and looking for some freelance tossups for the "final round" in each packet, which is essentially twenty 5-6 line tossups per packet. Difficulty is generally easy-to-medium. If you have some time and can contribute anything that I add...
by BobGHHS
Thu Jan 05, 2017 9:12 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: Ohio HS TRASH '16 - Quick results (12/10/16)
Replies: 1
Views: 1409

Re: Ohio HS TRASH '16 - Quick results (12/10/16)

I finally got all of the scoresheets back, so here are the team stats: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/4154/ If anyone is looking for a trash set to mirror at some point, feel free to shoot me a message. Good luck to all teams this second half of the year - I look forward to seeing many of ...
by BobGHHS
Mon Dec 12, 2016 1:55 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Ohio HS TRASH '16 - Quick results (12/10/16)
Replies: 1
Views: 1409

Ohio HS TRASH '16 - Quick results (12/10/16)

Didn't want to post this in the normal HS section due to it being trash, so posting it here. Our annual Ohio trash tournament was played at three sites on Saturday - main site was Olmsted Falls and other sites included Tippecanoe HS and East Liverpool HS. I do not have results from East Liverpool. H...
by BobGHHS
Mon Nov 14, 2016 3:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ohio Quizbowl Calendar 2016-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1836

Re: Ohio Quizbowl Calendar 2016-2017

The main site for the Ohio Trash tournament 2016 is also on December 10th, 2016 at Olmsted Falls Middle School. I'm not sure why the mirrors were listed and not the main site.
by BobGHHS
Fri Jul 01, 2016 10:52 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Freelance Tossups?
Replies: 1
Views: 1913

Re: Freelance Tossups?

I'm still looking for some freelance help. Evan Lynch and the Cambridge team sent me a fantastic number of tossups already, and Mike Cheyne helped out. Lit and fine arts are basically done, but I need a bunch in geography, RMP/Soc Sci and sciences. If anyone has some time this month or early in Augu...
by BobGHHS
Mon May 30, 2016 10:07 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: ACRONYM IX @ HSNCT - May 29, 2016
Replies: 45
Views: 21133

Re: ACRONYM IX @ HSNCT - May 29, 2016

I had a blast playing this with some awesome teammates and was really happy to see some quizbowl folks that I hadn't seen in quite a long time. Thanks Erik for putting it all together. I will enjoy my vinyl album of classic Celtic hits. Despite writing/editing the Ohio HS trash set for 10 years now,...
by BobGHHS
Sun May 22, 2016 8:57 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: ACRONYM IX @ HSNCT - May 29, 2016
Replies: 45
Views: 21133

Re: ACRONYM IX @ HSNCT - May 29, 2016

EDIT: I'm playing with Joe Nutter's team.
by BobGHHS
Sun May 15, 2016 7:21 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: ACRONYM IX @ HSNCT - May 29, 2016
Replies: 45
Views: 21133

Re: ACRONYM IX @ HSNCT - May 29, 2016

So my 'teammates' are no longer coming to HSNCT, so I'm offering myself up as a free agent -- Jasper, Colby, Joe, someone I know or kinda know ---- any of you need a guy to fill out your roster? Let me know.
by BobGHHS
Wed Feb 24, 2016 9:39 am
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Freelance Tossups?
Replies: 1
Views: 1913

Freelance Tossups?

I'm working on an Ohio-format set for next year to help raise money to take our new (this year) team to Nationals in 2017. The Ohio format has been changed over the past few years to make the final round into 20 pyramidal tossups. If anyone has questions they would like to donate or if you be would ...
by BobGHHS
Mon Nov 23, 2015 10:41 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: Pete Rose Reinstatement Scholarship Tournament
Replies: 32
Views: 13916

Re: Pete Rose Reinstatement Scholarship Tournament

The top scorer will be rewarded with a signed Jose Valverde baseball
I may have to participate for this alone. The shape of his midsection when he was pitching was always fascinating to me.
by BobGHHS
Sun Nov 22, 2015 5:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pennsylvania Dates, 2015-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 6612

Re: Pennsylvania Dates, 2015-2016

For those of you in western PA, December 12th is the date for the annual Ohio high school TRASH tournament. The main site is at Olmsted Falls Middle School (its a HS tournament), which is about 10 minutes outside of downtown Cleveland. Greg Bossick is also running a mirror site at East Palestine HS ...
by BobGHHS
Fri Nov 20, 2015 7:29 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: ACRONYM IX @ HSNCT - May 29, 2016
Replies: 45
Views: 21133

Re: ACRONYM IX @ HSNCT - May 29, 2016

I'm pretty sure I'll be there as a staffer and I'm pretty sure I'll put a team together or offer my services as a free agent to another team.
by BobGHHS
Thu Nov 05, 2015 8:20 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: Freelance Questions
Replies: 2
Views: 1767

Re: Freelance Questions

Girls don't play videogames? :lol: The problem is, I'm pretty good at getting my questions done well ahead of time and most of my writers are as well, but we only have one female writer among the 5-6 of us writing the set and none of us are good at writing video game questions. I know there are sev...
by BobGHHS
Wed Nov 04, 2015 1:32 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Freelance Questions
Replies: 2
Views: 1767

Freelance Questions

I'm looking for a few freelance questions - specifically video game questions and questions on "girly" subjects - for our December HS trash tournament in Ohio. Tossups and related bonuses, although "related" is a loosely-defined term. If you can help out - shoot me an email at bk31883 <at> google's ...
by BobGHHS
Wed Sep 09, 2015 10:20 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice 6 (October 2015-March 2016)
Replies: 13
Views: 6488

Re: SCOP Novice 6 (October 2015-March 2016)

I've sent you a private message confirming the details, but for the sake of the board - our 'mirror' at Eastlake North (OH) is our league tournament, so its not an open tournament for other teams.
by BobGHHS
Tue Jan 27, 2015 6:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Contacting Drew Scheeler
Replies: 2
Views: 1952

Re: Contacting Drew Scheeler

I talked to Drew directly right after I saw this post last week. If you haven't heard from him yet Matt, let me know.
by BobGHHS
Fri Jun 06, 2014 9:41 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: All-time all-state teams
Replies: 61
Views: 33506

Re: All-time all-state teams

Charlie - to respond to your post, I did exactly what Steven initially did and didn't read the initial criteria well... based on what that criteria is, I would definitely go with the lineup of Ike, Jarret, Saajid and Ashvin.
by BobGHHS
Wed Jun 04, 2014 9:26 am
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: All-time all-state teams
Replies: 61
Views: 33506

Re: All-time all-state teams

OHIO: Jarrett Greene (South Range), Ike Jose (Stow Munroe Falls), Saajid Moyen (Copley), Ashvin Srivatsa (Sycamore). Certainly many others you could add here as well--I would say, this is a fairly deep team that with the exception of Ike, lacks a MVP. Joe is right, Noah Rahman should definitely be ...
by BobGHHS
Sat May 31, 2014 9:45 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2014 NAQT HSNCT: Congratulations LASA!
Replies: 68
Views: 34840

Re: 2014 NAQT HSNCT: May 31-June 1, Chicago

What does that column with only 1's and 2's in it after the initial card number stand for?
by BobGHHS
Sun Mar 23, 2014 10:45 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2014 Munson Hybrid/TBS X Weekend 4/12-13 (Open/HS)
Replies: 5
Views: 1804

Re: 2014 Munson Hybrid/TBS X Weekend 4/12-13 (Open/HS)

Robin,

I have the spring trash set we wrote available if you're interested - it has only been used at VCU on March 15th and at two Ohio sites on March 22nd. Shoot me an email if you're interested.
by BobGHHS
Fri Mar 21, 2014 12:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Where Will You Be Going To College Next Year? 2013-14
Replies: 45
Views: 16708

Re: Where Will You Be Going To College Next Year? 2013-14

I did some snooping based on what Adam said above and found this message from 2010... I know its old but there's always that chance the guy who posted it still uses his old college address and might have some info... can't hurt to try shooting an email there or searching further: http://thuban.owu.e...
by BobGHHS
Thu Mar 13, 2014 12:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Seeking Mirrors for Mattsbuzzers / Collaborators Wanted
Replies: 5
Views: 1735

Re: Seeking Mirrors for Mattsbuzzers / Collaborators Wanted

The set is essentially done. Right now we're putting the finishing touches on the editing parts. VCU is using it this weekend and there are two Ohio sites next weekend. There are 10 packets for VCU this weekend of 21/20 and there will be 11 by the two Ohio mirrors as Kenji, Shashank, Tom and a coupl...
by BobGHHS
Wed Feb 19, 2014 2:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Trash Day (Richmond, VA) - 03/15/2014
Replies: 16
Views: 5232

Re: VCU Trash Day (Richmond, VA) - 03/15/2014

Just so you guys know - the set is written for high school players, so I would expect most good college trash players to tear it apart. That said, it should still be pretty fun for anybody that wants to play it.
by BobGHHS
Fri Feb 14, 2014 9:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Trash Day (Richmond, VA) - 03/15/2014
Replies: 16
Views: 5232

Re: VCU Trash Day (Richmond, VA) - 03/15/2014

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Matt's Buzzers in accordance with the wishes of the producers of the OhioTRASH set.
Thanks for this.
by BobGHHS
Sat Jan 18, 2014 11:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Seeking Mirrors for Mattsbuzzers / Collaborators Wanted
Replies: 5
Views: 1735

Re: Seeking Mirrors for Mattsbuzzers / Collaborators Wanted

Sorry Alex, just saw this... Its basically 4/4 each of sports, movies, music and tv, 1/1 "other", 1/1 internet/computers, 1/1 video games, 1/1 trashy lit/non web-based comics and 1/1 advertising/consumer products Within the 4/4, we also break that down into 2 questions from "post-2000," 1 question f...
by BobGHHS
Sat Jan 18, 2014 11:31 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (IL) Charity Trash Side Event - 1/18
Replies: 5
Views: 2529

Re: Loyola Ultima (IL) Charity Trash Side Event - 1/18

There were 11 packets of 21/20 written. I'm not sure if Matt is planning on using the bonuses, but they were written.
by BobGHHS
Sun Dec 15, 2013 2:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Seeking Mirrors for Mattsbuzzers / Collaborators Wanted
Replies: 5
Views: 1735

Re: Seeking Mirrors for Mattsbuzzers / Collaborators Wanted

Those who have expressed interest in help with writing: Colin McNamara Niki Rose Kenji Golimlim Alex Dzurick IMSA folks Ryan Milowicki Nick Tabar Tom Moore Shashank Raghavachari Nolan Dannels Those who have always helped me in the past and I expect to most-likely help again: Matt Hayes Drew Scheeler...
by BobGHHS
Thu Nov 21, 2013 12:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Seeking Mirrors for Mattsbuzzers / Collaborators Wanted
Replies: 5
Views: 1735

Seeking Mirrors for Mattsbuzzers / Collaborators Wanted

Hey everyone, Every December in Ohio right before schools usually get off for Christmas break, we run a trash tournament for local teams at 2 or 3 different sites. It has turned into one of the biggest tournaments in Ohio – the kids and coaches love it and we have a great time putting it on and runn...
by BobGHHS
Fri Nov 15, 2013 10:20 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Wrestling Packet
Replies: 6
Views: 1825

Re: Wrestling Packet

Mike, can you post this or email it to me at bk31883 <at> gmail ? I want to definitely have someone read it to me.
by BobGHHS
Tue Feb 26, 2013 9:13 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 1/19 Trash after Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL)
Replies: 24
Views: 7707

Re: 1/19 Trash after Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL)

Ryan,

Matt Hayes should be contacting you directly.

Bob
by BobGHHS
Fri Feb 22, 2013 2:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 1/19 Trash after Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL)
Replies: 24
Views: 7707

Re: 1/19 Trash after Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL)

Mike,

There's still a mirror or two to go. I will email you directly.

Bob
by BobGHHS
Fri Dec 21, 2012 8:42 am
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: ProtoBowl
Replies: 367
Views: 150861

Re: ProtoBowl

Thanks Matt, that was my thought too.

As I was reading through these, my other thought was, I know ACF Nats has no trash but what about regionals? (I was pretty sure Fall did) Just thinking about it because you could basically untag any of the ACF Nats packets from the "trash" tag.
by BobGHHS
Thu Dec 20, 2012 6:11 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: ProtoBowl
Replies: 367
Views: 150861

Re: ProtoBowl

This is a really neat app, and I entertained myself for about 90 minutes at work playing with it today. I started with lit for awhile, and had no problems, but when I tried to switch to trash, it seemed about 1/3 of the questions weren't trash questions. I answered many of them nonetheless, but I wa...
by BobGHHS
Mon Jan 23, 2012 9:28 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Sir Dupre Memorial Tournament - 1/21/12
Replies: 48
Views: 14101

Re: Sir Dupre Memorial Tournament - 1/21/12

dtaylor4 wrote:Thanks to Kilner et al for allowing the set to be used. If people noticed some things that need to be fixed, email me and I'll take a look.
No problem, glad people had a good time and glad the proceeds were able to go to a good cause.
by BobGHHS
Mon Jan 23, 2012 9:26 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: EPCOTT (all Disney side event)
Replies: 12
Views: 3274

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: EPCOTT (all Disney side event)

Steven Wellstead, Steve Oppenheim, Paul Nelson and I were read about 130 of Drew's tossups after our trash tournament in December, and we had a good time with this, so I know anyone who wants to play it will have fun as well.