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by Valefor
Thu Apr 18, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2018-2019 KQBA Goldenrod Cup
Replies: 5
Views: 1641

Re: 2018-2019 KQBA Goldenrod Cup

Congratulations to Paul Laurence Dunbar A, the runaway winner of the 2018-19 Goldenrod Cup! Congratulations also to 2nd place finisher Henderson County, and 3rd place finisher and Small School Champion Glasgow A! We'll be in touch with winners about delivering their awards very soon.
by Valefor
Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)
Replies: 47
Views: 6820

Re: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)

Today I learned that clicking the check mark in the notification for someone applying to join a discussion forum doesn't actually approve them for the discussion forum, just marks the notification as read.

Sincerely sorry about that, everyone. You should all be approved for the discussion forum now.
by Valefor
Tue Apr 09, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)
Replies: 47
Views: 6820

Re: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)

There is now a discussion forum set up for the set: http://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewforum.php?f=310

You should be able to request access via the normal method.
by Valefor
Sun Apr 07, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)
Replies: 47
Views: 6820

Re: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)

Hey everyone. Thank you to all of you who came out and played last night. It means a lot to me to know that you enjoyed the set; I had an absolute blast writing it. :) I want to sincerely thank Billy, Ike, and Wang for chipping in questions and playtesting a bunch of the stuff that I wrote. Also, en...
by Valefor
Sat Apr 06, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)
Replies: 47
Views: 6820

Re: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)

Show up when we start and we’ll put you on a team :)

Just a last reminder that we are meeting at 9:15pm (in about 45 minutes) in the Lobby Level conference center (JFK, Liberty, etc.). I’m a sitting there and likely will not move until we start. :)
by Valefor
Sat Apr 06, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)
Replies: 47
Views: 6820

Re: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)

Okay everyone, teams are sorted into brackets (for better or worse :) ). To make things semi-easy for people who are not on-site today, we'll try and start a 9:15pm or as soon as possible after . If this changes drastically, I will try and post an announcement here. Look forward to seeing you all to...
by Valefor
Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)
Replies: 47
Views: 6820

Re: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)

The schedule is now complete. Please let me know if you see any problems/mistakes.

Teams will be sorted into brackets tonight/tomorrow morning.
by Valefor
Fri Apr 05, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)
Replies: 47
Views: 6820

Re: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)

All right, everyone. The team formation spreadsheet has been updated with a basic schedule (though the playoffs schedule will be finished after I get back from lunch/tonight). It'll be crossover of top 3/bottom 3 with carryover. I had to move some people around to give us 12 teams (I think maybe one...
by Valefor
Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)
Replies: 47
Views: 6820

Re: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)

For those of us playing this but not staffing ICT, is there a rough start time that can be provided? According to the ICT logistics page, finals look like they're scheduled to go until 8:30, so my guess is...9:15 Round 1 at earliest? I'm currently waiting for my flight to Chicago to board; after I ...
by Valefor
Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)
Replies: 47
Views: 6820

Re: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)

Hello everyone! First of all, if you have volunteered to staff this event, THANK YOU! Please make sure you bring a laptop or tablet to read questions off of . I'll have the packets with me in PDF on thumb drive, and can also email them before we start. Also, if someone wants to volunteer to be stats...
by Valefor
Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)
Replies: 47
Views: 6820

Re: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)

connor.mayers wrote:
Mon Apr 01, 2019 1:20 pm
I can also staff.
Awesome; thanks!
by Valefor
Mon Apr 01, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)
Replies: 47
Views: 6820

Re: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)

1992 in spaceflight wrote:
Mon Apr 01, 2019 11:28 am
I don't know if I told you this, Jason, but I'm willing to staff.
Noted, and thanks! :D
by Valefor
Mon Apr 01, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)
Replies: 47
Views: 6820

Re: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)

Also, you have until Thursday to pick your team names before I begin coming up with them myself. >:)
by Valefor
Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)
Replies: 47
Views: 6820

Re: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)

Hi everyone! Just a couple of quick updates. First, the set is in the final stages of being created, so it will definitely be ready for this weekend. :) Second, I'll try and post more details later this week, but for a general goal, let's plan on meeting in the International Level foyer (like, right...
by Valefor
Sat Mar 23, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)
Replies: 47
Views: 6820

Re: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)

I’m going to soft cap it at either 8 or 10 teams, depending on finding extra readers. (Don’t worry, everyone will play :) We May just have a couple of teams of 3.)
by Valefor
Fri Mar 01, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2018-2019 KQBA Goldenrod Cup
Replies: 5
Views: 1641

Re: 2018-2019 KQBA Goldenrod Cup

Heading into tomorrow's KQBA State, the Goldenrod Cup standings look like this: Russell Invitational: 1. Dunbar A -- 10 2. Manual A -- 9 t-3. Glasgow A -- 7 t-3. Dunbar B -- 7 t-3. Russell A -- 7 6. Woodford A -- 5 7. Woodford B -- 4 8. Paul Blazer -- 3 9. Manual B -- 2 10. Johnson Central -- 1 Clas...
by Valefor
Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Lederberg Trinity (Summer 2019)
Replies: 52
Views: 9960

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Lederberg Trinity (Summer 2019)

To echo what Rob said, would you be okay with running this Friday night? There are several reasons that might work out for the best. At some past ICTs I've been busy with tournament setup work until pretty late in the evening on Friday, so if GOLBEZ ran on Friday night I'm not 100% sure when I'd be ...
by Valefor
Tue Jan 15, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)
Replies: 47
Views: 6820

Re: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)

If there is interest among people who aren't able to make it to ICT or HSNCT, I'm happy to read it online at some point.

As a side note, when I set up the team formation spreadsheet, I forgot to add a column for free agents. There's one now. :)
by Valefor
Tue Jan 15, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Lederberg Trinity (Summer 2019)
Replies: 52
Views: 9960

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Lederberg Trinity (Summer 2019)

As Seth, Rob, and others have posted, I certainly think it's possible that both events will be able to run comfortably over the course of ICT weekend. How many packets/rounds do you think Lederberg will end up having?
by Valefor
Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)
Replies: 47
Views: 6820

Re: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Nats Season 2019)

Hi everyone. :) This set is shaping up nicely, and will be done in time for ICT. There will be 8 packets. My plan right now is to run this on Saturday night at ICT and Saturday night at HSNCT, barring other conflicts. I don't THINK anything has been announced for those time slots yet, but let me kno...
by Valefor
Sat Dec 29, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: SNICK: Global Announcement (All 90s, Late Summer 2018)
Replies: 46
Views: 13009

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

If you're going to do another reading, I'm free just about any day this coming week, but if it's just me I'm happy if you just want to send the packets along or something along those lines.
by Valefor
Thu Dec 27, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: SNICK: Global Announcement (All 90s, Late Summer 2018)
Replies: 46
Views: 13009

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

As much as I would love to play this, family stuff is going to prevent me from being available tonight to do so. If there's any chance this could be postponed until Saturday at the same time, that would be great, but if not I 100% understand and will just read the packets on my own sometime. :)
by Valefor
Wed Dec 26, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: SNICK: Global Announcement (All 90s, Late Summer 2018)
Replies: 46
Views: 13009

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

I'll do my best to be there, internet at my parents' condo willing.
by Valefor
Mon Dec 10, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Penn Bowl 2018 Online Mirror (12/09/18)
Replies: 23
Views: 7207

Re: Penn Bowl 2018 Online Mirror (12/09/18)

Hey, this tournament was pretty much the model for how a Discord tournament should be run. This, pretty much exactly. There were some definite problems with the set, which I'll try and post about later today in the discussion forum, but in terms of logistics this tournament was a model of how to ru...
by Valefor
Tue Nov 27, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: New Tricks Your TV Can Do - VG Packet - 12/12/18
Replies: 6
Views: 2177

Re: New Tricks Your TV Can Do - VG Packet - Date Poll

Mike Bentley wrote:
Sun Nov 25, 2018 5:25 pm
If you're the type of person who enjoys answering questions on videogames set in the human mouth largely using clues from British home computers
Tooth Invaders for the VIC-20?
by Valefor
Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2018-2019 KQBA Goldenrod Cup
Replies: 5
Views: 1641

Re: 2018-2019 KQBA Goldenrod Cup

Congratulations to the following teams who earned Goldenrod Cup points at the 2018 Scottie and at 2018 UK Fall! The 2018 Scottie 1. (not KY) 2. (not KY) 3. (not KY) 4. Henderson Co. -- 7 pts 5. Dunbar A -- 6 pts 6. (not KY) 7. (not KY) 8. (not KY) 9. Woodford Co. A -- 2 pts 10. Dunbar B -- 1 pt UK F...
by Valefor
Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: CO Trash online mirror ANNOUNCEMENT (Sun., 9/23)
Replies: 22
Views: 6319

Re: CO Trash online mirror ANNOUNCEMENT (Sun., 9/23)

This set was, like the previous set, and absolute joy. Thanks again for organizing this. :)
by Valefor
Fri Sep 21, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: CO Trash online mirror ANNOUNCEMENT (Sun., 9/23)
Replies: 22
Views: 6319

Re: CO Trash online mirror ANNOUNCEMENT (Sun., 9/23)

If you are putting free agents together, I am happy to join Jonathan in defending our CO Trash Online 2016 title. :)
by Valefor
Mon Sep 17, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2018-2019 KQBA Goldenrod Cup
Replies: 5
Views: 1641

2018-2019 KQBA Goldenrod Cup

The Kentucky Quizbowl Alliance is excited to announce the FIFTH annual edition of the Goldenrod Cup! The Goldenrod Cup is an annual competition that aggregates the results of affiliated good quizbowl tournaments held in the state of Kentucky. A Kentucky team who wins a Goldenrod Cup event will recei...
by Valefor
Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: SNICK: Global Announcement (All 90s, Late Summer 2018)
Replies: 46
Views: 13009

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

Cheynem wrote:Could there be an online mirror of this?
by Valefor
Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Human Use of Human Beings Online Playtest - Wed 7/11 9PM EDT
Replies: 7
Views: 1872

Re: Human Use of Human Beings Online Playtest - Wed 7/11 9PM

Thanks for reading, Mike. :) This set was just as much of a blast as the previous two events.
by Valefor
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)
Replies: 47
Views: 6820

Re: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Nats Season 2019)

My goal is to cover all major eras and genres from early games to the modern day, and I plan for every packet to have content from each era and genre. That said, because of how I plan to approach the answer line selection, I don't want to lock myself into saying that there will definitively be X num...
by Valefor
Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)
Replies: 47
Views: 6820

GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)

This is the formal announcement for GOLBEZ , a video games set that will be run during nationals season 2019, and which will be written and edited by me, Jason Thompson, with guest contributions from Billy Busse and Andrew Wang. You can sign up for the ICT and HSNCT playings of this set at: https://...
by Valefor
Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: TOEJAMANDEARL: Global Announcement (Video Game Tournament)
Replies: 35
Views: 13879

Re: TOEJAMANDEARL: Global Announcement (Video Game Tournamen

Valefor wrote:Assuming I remember to put it in my backpack before I leave for the airport Friday,
The prize is, in fact, in my backpack.
by Valefor
Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2017-18 KQBA Goldenrod Cup
Replies: 7
Views: 3676

Re: 2017-18 KQBA Goldenrod Cup

Congratulations to the following teams, who earned Goldenrod Cup points at LSAT this past weekend! 1. Glasgow A -- 10 2. Dunbar A -- 9 3. Louisville Eastern -- 8 4. Henderson Co. A -- 7 5. (Out of state team) 6. Trinity -- 5 7. Danville -- 4 8. Dunbar B -- 3 With that being the final Goldenrod Cup t...
by Valefor
Sun Apr 08, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: TOEJAMANDEARL: Global Announcement (Video Game Tournament)
Replies: 35
Views: 13879

Re: TOEJAMANDEARL: Global Announcement (Video Game Tournamen

Assuming I remember to put it in my backpack before I leave for the airport Friday, I will be bringing a--ahem--"collection of classic games," shall we call it, that I found while cleaning out my apartment to put up as a prize for this, which I will then attempt to win back. Erik knows what I'm talk...
by Valefor
Thu Mar 15, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2017-18 KQBA Goldenrod Cup
Replies: 7
Views: 3676

Re: 2017-18 KQBA Goldenrod Cup

Congratulations to the following teams who earned Goldenrod Cup points at KQBA State! (Sincere apologies for the delay in getting this up...I got sidetracked with a bunch of stuff the last couple of weeks and it simply slipped my mind.) 1. Henderson County -- 10 points 2. Dunbar A -- 9 points 3. Gla...
by Valefor
Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: Kentucky MS State -- 4/21 @ Noe in Louisville
Replies: 1
Views: 1016

Re: Kentucky MS State -- 4/21 @ Noe in Louisville

(This post reserved for information and other updates)
by Valefor
Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: Kentucky MS State -- 4/21 @ Noe in Louisville
Replies: 1
Views: 1016

Kentucky MS State -- 4/21 @ Noe in Louisville

The Kentucky Quiz Bowl Alliance is pleased to announce our FOURTH Annual Middle School State Championship! When: April 21, 2018 / Registration @ 9:00am EST :: Play begins @ 10:00am EST (This is Thunder Over Louisville Saturday.) Where: Noe Middle School :: 121 W Lee Street / Louisville KY 40208 Ques...
by Valefor
Sun Jan 21, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2017-18 KQBA Goldenrod Cup
Replies: 7
Views: 3676

Re: 2017-18 KQBA Goldenrod Cup

Congratulations to the Kentucky teams who earned Goldenrod Cup points at the 2018 FCAT and Woodford County Invitational! FCAT 1. Dunbar A -- 10 points 2. Henderson County -- 9 points 3. Woodford County A -- 8 points 4. Raceland -- 7 points t-5. Paul Blazer (Ashland) -- 5.5 points t-5. Johnson Centra...
by Valefor
Mon Jan 15, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: TOEJAMANDEARL: Global Announcement (Video Game Tournament)
Replies: 35
Views: 13879

Re: TOEJAMANDEARL: Global Announcement (Video Game Tournamen

I'd prefer in-person at ICT, since I'll definitely be there.
by Valefor
Mon Dec 04, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: PB 2017: Specific Questions Discussion
Replies: 43
Views: 4787

Re: PB 2017: Specific Questions Discussion

For what it's worth, I got the bassoon tossup on the John Williams clue; I have a CD of that piece somewhere in the stacks in my apartment. :) That said, having seen the whole thing, I agree that it's pretty hard for a regular difficulty tossup on the instrument. Could I please see the music bonuses...
by Valefor
Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2017-18 KQBA Goldenrod Cup
Replies: 7
Views: 3676

Re: 2017-18 KQBA Goldenrod Cup

Congratulations to the following teams, who earned Goldenrod Cup points at Hilltopper and Class Act! WKU Hilltopper 2. Henderson A -- 9 points 3. Glasgow -- 8 points 5. Dunbar A -- 6 points 6. Adair Co. A -- 5 points 7. Daviess Co. -- 4 points 8. Danville -- 3 points 9. Henderson B -- 2 points 10. G...
by Valefor
Sun Nov 26, 2017 9:47 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: GRAB BAG - Skype Mirror 11/26/17
Replies: 13
Views: 5172

Re: GRAB BAG - Skype Mirror 11/26/17

Is it too late to sign up for this and jump on one of the 3 person teams? I wasn't sure if I was going to be free until this morning, but I am.
by Valefor
Sun Nov 12, 2017 12:41 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: TOEJAMANDEARL: Global Announcement (Video Game Tournament)
Replies: 35
Views: 13879

Re: TOEJAMANDEARL: Global Announcement (Video Game Tournamen

Mike Bentley wrote:I'd be super interested in a Skype mirror of this tournament if someone wanted to organize that.
by Valefor
Sun Oct 29, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2017-18 KQBA Goldenrod Cup
Replies: 7
Views: 3676

Re: 2017-18 KQBA Goldenrod Cup

Congratulations to the following teams who earned GC points at the Casey Young Memorial Tournament! 1. Glasgow A - 10 2. Manual A - 9 3. Blazer A - 8 4. Woodford A - 7 5. Campbell A - 6 6. Simon Kenton A - 5 7. Manual B - 4 8. Daviess A - 3 t-9. Eastern A - 1 t-9. Trinity A - 1 t-9. Adair A - 1 (2 +...
by Valefor
Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2017-18 KQBA Goldenrod Cup
Replies: 7
Views: 3676

Re: 2017 KQBA Goldenrod Cup

It's Goldenrod Cup update time! Congratulations to the following Kentucky teams who earned Cup points at the Russell Invitational and at UK Fall! Russell Invitational 1) Dunbar A - 10 points 2) Glasgow - 9 points 3) Dunbar B - 8 points t-4) Paul Blazer - 6.5 points t-4) Woodford County A - 6.5 point...
by Valefor
Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2017-18 KQBA Goldenrod Cup
Replies: 7
Views: 3676

Re: 2017 KQBA Goldenrod Cup

After the 2017 Glasgow Scottie, the initial Goldenrod Cup standings are as follows:

1. duPont Manual -- 5 points
2. Dunbar -- 2 points
3. Henderson County -- 1 point
by Valefor
Sat Aug 19, 2017 8:29 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: There Will Be Stock Clues
Replies: 31
Views: 13431

Re: There Will Be Stock Clues

Any chance for a Skype mirror of this?
by Valefor
Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Chicago Open Discussion
Replies: 32
Views: 14347

Re: Chicago Open Discussion

Hello everyone. I'll keep this relatively short, but as the classical music editor for this tournament, I wanted to offer some brief thoughts on how I approached this. First, I want to sincerely thank everyone who wrote a music tossup or bonus for their team's submissions. :smile: I really enjoyed w...