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by The Billiards Fool
Thu Nov 29, 2018 11:18 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Spartan Housewrite Playtest Discord Mirror December 22, 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 2855

Re: Spartan Housewrite Playtest Discord Mirror December 22, 2018

Sam Braunfeld and I are looking for teammates (to occupy that tenth spot in the team formation sheet I imagine). Doesn't really matter what you specialize in but biochem or lit would probably be the most helpful! PM or email me if you're interested EDIT: We good. Chandler and Joelle have joined us E...
by The Billiards Fool
Thu Nov 15, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: What Constitutes Good Moderating
Replies: 10
Views: 1471

Re: What Constitutes Good Moderating

One thing that I've appreciated in good readers, and that I've been consciously trying to copy, is that when they're reading, it's never ambiguous what the question is asking for. Usually they do this by putting a little more emphasis on this person each time the phrase appears, or this empire , et...
by The Billiards Fool
Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Sun God Invitational @ Rutgers University (11/10/18)
Replies: 4
Views: 1830

Re: Sun God Invitational @ Rutgers University (11/10/18)

Congratulations to Columbia (Rafael Krichevsky, Jackson Painter, Julia Tong, and Gerhart Hinkle) on winning Sun God @ Rutgers yesterday. Full stats can be found here . Thank you to everyone who came out and staffed (shoutout to all of the wonderful outside staffers: Caroline Mao, Aaron Cohen, Samuel...
by The Billiards Fool
Sat Nov 10, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Sun God Invitational @ Rutgers University (11/10/18)
Replies: 4
Views: 1830

Re: Sun God Invitational @ Rutgers University (11/10/18)

Stats will be kept live-ish here: http://hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/53 ... ound_2%29/

(this will exclude Round 5, which will be posted after scoring prizes are given out because suspense is fun)
by The Billiards Fool
Mon Nov 05, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ACF Regionals 2019: January 26, 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 6802

Re: ACF Regionals 2019: January 26, 2019

Will there be a different deadline schedule for teams who wish to submit but do not have to? (I believe Fall just moved every discount one deadline back)
by The Billiards Fool
Mon Nov 05, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Sun God Invitational @ Rutgers University (11/10/18)
Replies: 4
Views: 1830

Re: Sun God Invitational @ Rutgers University (11/10/18)

We'd like to finalize the field in the next day or two so if anyone else would like to sign up please do so ASAP!
by The Billiards Fool
Sat Oct 27, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Re: Penn Bowl Mirror at Harvard (10/27/18)
Replies: 6
Views: 2047

Re: Penn Bowl Mirror at Harvard (10/27/18)

me, in the wrong post wrote:This was super fun and super well run (and I'm now getting home before 4 AM because the tournament ran super well). Thanks!
by The Billiards Fool
Sat Oct 27, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Penn Bowl at Harvard (10/28/17)
Replies: 6
Views: 2863

Re: Penn Bowl at Harvard (10/28/17)

This was super fun and super well run (and I'm now getting home before 4 AM because the tournament ran super well). Thanks!

EDIT: "now" not "not"
EDIT: uhhhh turns out I was not here wrong year
by The Billiards Fool
Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Sun God Invitational @ Rutgers University (11/10/18)
Replies: 4
Views: 1830

Re: Sun God Invitational @ Rutgers University (11/10/18)

This post is reserved for field updates:
School | # Teams | # Buzzers | # Staffers:
NYU | 3 | 1 | 1
"Vichois' Black Forest Organic Gummy Boys" and "The Other Team" | 2 | 4 | 0
Princeton | 2 | 1 | 1
Penn | 1 | 2 | 0
Columbia | 1 | 0 | 0
Rutgers | an amount | 0 | alot
Field: 9/20
by The Billiards Fool
Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Sun God Invitational @ Rutgers University (11/10/18)
Replies: 4
Views: 1830

Sun God Invitational @ Rutgers University (11/10/18)

Hello! I am happy to announce that Rutgers University (New Brunswick) will be hosting a mirror of Sun God Invitational on November 10, 2018. Location The tournament will take place (as of now) at Scott Hall. The address for the building is 43 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901. A searchable map...
by The Billiards Fool
Sat Oct 06, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: This Must Be The Place
Replies: 3
Views: 840

This Must Be The Place

Hello! I am excited to announce a new side event written by myself, Jack Mehr, JJ Tsai, Chandler West, Erik Christensen, Rudra Ranganathan, and Harris Bunker. Our aim is for this to be played at side events and (possibly) high school nationals. The set will consist of at least 8 packets of 20 questi...
by The Billiards Fool
Sun Sep 23, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Scarlet Knight Fall @ Rutgers University (9/22/2018)
Replies: 9
Views: 2809

Re: Scarlet Knight Fall @ Rutgers University (9/22/2018)

That'll be fixed soon. Stats aren't complete but they should be later tonight.
by The Billiards Fool
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) @ University of Maryland, College Park on 9/29
Replies: 10
Views: 3082

Re: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) @ University of Maryland, College Park on 9/29

If it's not showing because it takes a bit for newer posters I don't mean to be rush, but does this mean the field cap is 17 teams?
by The Billiards Fool
Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Scarlet Knight Fall @ Rutgers University (9/22/2018)
Replies: 9
Views: 2809

Re: Scarlet Knight Fall @ Rutgers University (9/22/2018)

The field is full! All teams that sign up from this point on will be placed on the waitlist. We will do our best to expand the field is we can do so.
by The Billiards Fool
Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Scarlet Knight Fall @ Rutgers University (9/22/2018)
Replies: 9
Views: 2809

Re: Scarlet Knight Fall @ Rutgers University (9/22/2018)

With just three spots left we're almost full barring expansion. We'd love for some more novice teams to sign up!
by The Billiards Fool
Tue Aug 21, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Scarlet Knight Fall @ Rutgers University (9/22/2018)
Replies: 9
Views: 2809

Re: Scarlet Knight Fall @ Rutgers University (9/22/2018)

We would like to run two separate fields: one novice, one standard. However, we will only do so if there is strong enough interest to provide both fields with a good day. Assuming the field does indeed split into novice and standard divisions, will this tournament be replacing the tentatively annou...
by The Billiards Fool
Thu Aug 16, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Scarlet Knight Fall @ Rutgers University (9/22/2018)
Replies: 9
Views: 2809

Re: Scarlet Knight Fall @ Rutgers University (9/22/2018)

This post will be reserved for field updates: Field (8/19/18): teams/buzzers/staffers Northmont (OH): 1/1/0 High Tech: 3/3/0 Ranney School: 1/0/0 Princeton: 1/1/0 East Brunswick: 3/3/1 St. Joes: 2/0/0 Kellenberg: 3/2/0 Middlesex County Academy: 3/3/0 Teterboro: 1/0/0 Tenafly: 2/1/0 Wilton (CT): 1/0/...
by The Billiards Fool
Thu Aug 16, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Scarlet Knight Fall @ Rutgers University (9/22/2018)
Replies: 9
Views: 2809

Scarlet Knight Fall @ Rutgers University (9/22/2018)

Rutgers University-New Brunswick will be hosting the third iteration of the Scarlet Knight Fall Invitational Tournament on September 22, 2018. It will be run on an NAQT IS-176A. Field Size: There is a soft field cap of 24 teams, which will increase as we get more staffer and buzzer commitments. We w...
by The Billiards Fool
Sun Aug 05, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Words and Objects
Replies: 12
Views: 4261

Re: Words and Objects

This was definitely the most enjoyable side event I've ever played. Thanks a ton!
by The Billiards Fool
Sun Aug 05, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Boston Summer Open I
Replies: 59
Views: 11402

Re: Boston Summer Open I

This was wonderful and I had lots of fun. I hope this continues to happen! Thanks to all the staffers, Raynor for running the event, and the writers of all the sets we played.

EDIT:The 10 AM start time was much appreciated today and made for a great Sunday schedule.
by The Billiards Fool
Sat Aug 04, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Boston Summer Open I
Replies: 59
Views: 11402

Re: Boston Summer Open I

If anyone wants to team up for the side events tomorrow (I'm playing worldstar, w+o, and human use) let me know! (or, if the general consensus is waiting for randomized teams, never mind)
by The Billiards Fool
Thu Aug 02, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Boston Summer Open I
Replies: 59
Views: 11402

Re: Boston Summer Open I

Mohin had to drop so my team (me, gabe, jj) are currently in need of a fourth. Let me know if you want to join us!
by The Billiards Fool
Mon Jul 30, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Rutgers Summer Practices (Open to all)
Replies: 22
Views: 4565

Re: Rutgers Summer Practices (Open to all)

Practice will again be at Nelson on Wednesday at 830

EDIT: We will not be having practice this week as schedules aren't aligning well. I will be away next week, so as of now practice is cancelled. If JJ or someone else posts practice will be on but for now assume it is off.
by The Billiards Fool
Wed Jul 25, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Rutgers Summer Practices (Open to all)
Replies: 22
Views: 4565

Re: Rutgers Summer Practices (Open to all)

I apologize for the late notice, but practice today will be at Nelson A237 (the building Joelle posted about). I will be a bit late.
by The Billiards Fool
Mon Jul 23, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Rutgers Summer Practices (Open to all)
Replies: 22
Views: 4565

Re: Rutgers Summer Practices (Open to all)

Practice will be Wednesday at 8 PM this week. I apologize for all the random switches, it'll only be these few weeks then it will be back to normal. I will post the location as we get closer.
by The Billiards Fool
Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Rutgers Summer Practices (Open to all)
Replies: 22
Views: 4565

Re: Rutgers Summer Practices (Open to all)

Practice this week will be on Thursday at 8 PM. Academic Building.
by The Billiards Fool
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Rutgers Summer Practices (Open to all)
Replies: 22
Views: 4565

Re: Rutgers Summer Practices (Open to all)

Hey! sorry for the late announcement but there won't be practice tonight. Practice will be back on at 8 next Monday. See y'all then!
by The Billiards Fool
Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Boston Summer Open I
Replies: 59
Views: 11402

Re: Boston Summer Open I

Even though it currently looks like I waited a bit long, JJ Tsai and I are looking for teammates. Science and Literature are preferable to most other things but regardless of speciality if you want to play with us message me!

EDIT: Gabe Brison has joined us. We're still looking for one more!
by The Billiards Fool
Mon Jun 25, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Rutgers Summer Practices (Open to all)
Replies: 22
Views: 4565

Re: Rutgers Summer Practices (Open to all)

Practice tonight will be at 8 PM in the Academic Building. Message me here or facebook if you have any questions/concerns (I don't get much cell reception in the building). The room will probably be 1170 or 1180, both straight forward when you walk in.

EDIT: We're in room 1180.
by The Billiards Fool
Thu Jun 21, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Possible Rutgers Open NASAT Mirror
Replies: 4
Views: 1151

Re: Possible Rutgers Open NASAT Mirror

I'm sorry for what ended up being basically a tease, but Rutgers won't let us reserve any rooms over the summer. I am sorry for the inconvenience. Given the amount of interest on the form, it seems like interest is substantial, so I for one would definitely appreciate it a ton if any other school in...
by The Billiards Fool
Tue Jun 19, 2018 2:49 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Possible Rutgers Open NASAT Mirror
Replies: 4
Views: 1151

Re: Possible Rutgers Open NASAT Mirror

AKKOLADE wrote:Don’t forget to email me about doing this.
For sure! Just figured I'd gauge interest first. Thanks for the reminder!
by The Billiards Fool
Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Possible Rutgers Open NASAT Mirror
Replies: 4
Views: 1151

Possible Rutgers Open NASAT Mirror

Rutgers is open to hosting a summer open mirror of NASAT. If you would like to come, please indicate which day is best in the google form (because my computer is too foolish to make a poll the normal way or maybe I am): https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1g7l_lOdP0GrAgulQZiyatLW4b4gnDybhu7YhlXi5...
by The Billiards Fool
Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Rutgers Summer Practices (Open to all)
Replies: 22
Views: 4565

Re: Rutgers Summer Practices (Open to all)

Practice tonight will be at 8 PM at Joelle's. Message me for he address either here, Facebook, or email.
by The Billiards Fool
Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NASAT Online Mirror
Replies: 27
Views: 3805

Re: NASAT Online Mirror

Assuming no in person NASAT mirror appears near me, I'm down
by The Billiards Fool
Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Rutgers Summer Practices (Open to all)
Replies: 22
Views: 4565

Re: Rutgers Summer Practices (Open to all)

Practice tonight is in room 1180 in the Academic Building closest to the Honors College. If you're here and need help finding us call 7324841916 or PM me. Come through!
by The Billiards Fool
Mon Jun 04, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Rutgers Summer Practices (Open to all)
Replies: 22
Views: 4565

Re: Rutgers Summer Practices (Open to all)

Practice tonight will begin at 7:30 at the Academic Building. We will go until 10-10:30, or whenever people want to wrap up. I will post the room number as an edit to this post later today once I get there.
by The Billiards Fool
Mon Jun 04, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Boston Summer Open I
Replies: 59
Views: 11402

Re: Boston Summer Open I

Periplus of the Erythraean Sea wrote:
CPiGuy wrote:For what it's worth, I would strongly prefer that the tournament keep its original date.
Same
by The Billiards Fool
Thu May 31, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Rutgers Summer Practices (Open to all)
Replies: 22
Views: 4565

Rutgers Summer Practices (Open to all)

Rutgers will be hosting summer practices, starting next Monday June 4 at 7 PM at the Rutgers Academic Building (10 and 15 Seminary Place, New Brunswick, NJ 08901). These practices are open to anyone. For those looking to come by train, the New Brunswick train station is a 5 minute walk to the Academ...
by The Billiards Fool
Wed May 30, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Matt Bruce (cw: sexual assault, pedophilia)
Replies: 153
Views: 37479

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

I have nothing of note to personally add to this discussion, except to second the disgust shared by everyone who has been posting. I do not know enough about NAQT's internal functions to comment (except to second the questions about why Matt B. was sheltered for this long), but I will say that I am ...
by The Billiards Fool
Thu May 24, 2018 1:44 am
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: Historature at PACE NSC (Saturday evening)
Replies: 16
Views: 4267

Re: Historature at PACE NSC (Saturday evening)

Hey y'all. Anson Berns and I have formed a team for this mirror and are looking for teammates. PM me if you're interested!

Edit: Jon Suh and Waley He have joined the team so we're full!
by The Billiards Fool
Fri May 18, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: NJ Date Claims 2018-19
Replies: 6
Views: 2171

Re: NJ Date Claims 2018-19

Tentatively, Rutgers will be running Scarlet Knight Fall September 23rd. We are also aiming for a mid-late October novice tournament, but will plan that around other novice tournaments and schools' preferences.
by The Billiards Fool
Tue May 15, 2018 3:17 am
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: NJ Date Claims 2018-19
Replies: 6
Views: 2171

NJ Date Claims 2018-19

Hey y'all. As usual, comment here with your tournament announcements and intentions. I will keep this list up to date with all tournaments and link announcements as they are made. To quote myself (lol) from the Current state of NJ thread: I would advise everyone planning to host a tournament to keep...
by The Billiards Fool
Tue May 15, 2018 2:50 am
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: The Current State of New Jersey Quizbowl
Replies: 8
Views: 2155

Re: The Current State of New Jersey Quizbowl

Few things going into the end of the year. Since the high school year has yet to end, a lot of these goals are for the "summer" which I generally consider to start quizbowl-wise after PACE NSC. 1. I have talked to Jack (of Princeton) and both Rutgers and Princeton and are intending to have novice to...
by The Billiards Fool
Thu May 10, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: ACRONYM 11 @ HSNCT - Friday Night
Replies: 35
Views: 10404

Re: ACRONYM 11 @ HSNCT - Friday Night

David Song (of RU not Princeton), Joe Ham, and I are currently one teammate short. We're probably best at sports and TV (and video games?? maybe, idk what Joe knows). I'd imagine we're weakest on non-sports from before our lifetimes, but regardless of expertise PM me if you want to join us! EDIT: Ad...
by The Billiards Fool
Thu May 10, 2018 4:34 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Side Event Open: Organization
Replies: 27
Views: 7512

Re: Side Event Open: Organization

I'm also looking into running a Boston event, with a main event on Saturday (I'm thinking NASAT right now) + smaller events dotted throughout Saturday & Sunday. I'm not sure of the state of the MSU event, but would anyone/site be very against this happening? For reasons of redundancy, too far from ...
by The Billiards Fool
Sat Apr 28, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: FST Mirror at Columbia - 4/28/2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1855

Re: FST Mirror at Columbia - 4/28/2018

This was lots of fun and a much appreciated wrap up to the season! Thanks for hosting!
by The Billiards Fool
Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2018 NAQT New Jersey State Championship @ Rutgers (04/07/18)
Replies: 11
Views: 4706

Re: 2018 NAQT New Jersey State Championship @ Rutgers (04/07

The playoff stats still don't include the carry-over games, so I'm wondering what the final standings were for the rest of the teams. At the time we left, there appeared to be a 3-way tie for the second spot in the final; was that played off? I can't speak for the final standings, but for the tiebr...
by The Billiards Fool
Wed Apr 11, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Gauging Interest in an NJ NASAT Team
Replies: 17
Views: 2781

Re: Gauging Interest in an NJ NASAT Team

I apologize for the delay, but since WAO II has yet to be released publicly could everyone who tried out please PM me their email or email rutgersacademicteam@gmail.com and we will send out the results to everyone privately.

As soon as WAO II is public we will post everything here as well.