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by The Lutes of Dependency
Sun Jul 08, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Penn Bowl at Truman State (October 27, 2018)
Replies: 5
Views: 1585

Penn Bowl at Truman State (October 27, 2018)

Hello everyone! Truman State is pleased to announce that we will be mirroring Penn Bowl on October 27, 2018. Information about the set can be found here Tournament Fees: $120 Base Fee -$10 Buzzer Discount per each working buzzer system you bring (this must allow for 8 players to play at once to qual...
by The Lutes of Dependency
Thu Jun 16, 2016 10:04 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Where Are You Going to College Next Year (2015-2016)
Replies: 35
Views: 14290

Re: Where Are You Going to College Next Year (2015-2016)

I'm going to Truman State and am thinking about playing
by The Lutes of Dependency
Wed Jul 01, 2015 6:23 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: Advice on Studying Fine Arts
Replies: 13
Views: 8711

Re: Advice on Studying Fine Arts

(Note: this is from the perspective of a specialist who focuses more on music than vis art) First of all: Welcome to the forums. You can start by memorizing titles. In all parts of the art distribution that may get you pretty far. For music, knowing stuff about music theory (such as chord structure,...
by The Lutes of Dependency
Wed Jun 17, 2015 6:21 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Gauging interest for before-and-after contributions
Replies: 13
Views: 4923

Re: Gauging interest for before-and-after contributions

This is fantastic! What is the target difficulty?
by The Lutes of Dependency
Fri Apr 10, 2015 6:37 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: What is your definition of a good Quiz Bowl player?
Replies: 5
Views: 2514

Re: What is your definition of a good Quiz Bowl player?

A lot of good points are brought up in this thread. If a team is made up of generalists that don't want to specialize, there's a big chance that they won't act as a team (which can result in a lot of unnecessary negs). I guess, to answer your question, a good Quiz Bowl player is someone who has both...
by The Lutes of Dependency
Sat Apr 04, 2015 4:33 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Odd Ways of Learning Things
Replies: 173
Views: 103910

Re: Odd Ways of Learning Things

I don't think he comes up much, but I learned who William Allen White was from They Might Be Giants videos.

Also because of TMBG I got a pretty good buzz on a James K Polk tossup, even though I really suck at history.
by The Lutes of Dependency
Thu Feb 26, 2015 5:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Feynman's BONGOS: A Side Event (for PACE and maybe HSNCT)
Replies: 65
Views: 33672

Re: Feynman's BONGOS: A Side Event (for PACE and maybe HSNCT

Just out of curiosity, what exactly is implied by "Science Trash"?