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by Jewish Pugilist
Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:41 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: JCD II Announcement (Moved to December 1st, 2018)
Replies: 7
Views: 3448

Re: JCD II Announcement (Moved to December 1st, 2018)

Hey all, the Florida site is being moved to West Valencia (same date) due to the AAC's Conference Championship Game almost certainly being held at UCF on the 1st of December. Much thanks to Chris Borglum for securing rooms at West Valencia campus and see y'all at 9:00 (rounds start at 9:30 AM.)
by Jewish Pugilist
Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Citronaut Invitational II (Oct. 27th, 2018) on IS-179
Replies: 2
Views: 1022

Re: Citronaut Invitational II (Oct. 27th, 2018) on IS-179

Hi all, I am pleased to announce that the UCF Quizbowl Club will be hosting the Citronaut Invitational using the NAQT set IS-179. All High Schools and Middle Schools, public and private, are eligible to play. It will take place on October 27th, 2017, with registration beginning at 8 AM and rounds a...
by Jewish Pugilist
Tue Oct 09, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: JCD II Announcement (Moved to December 1st, 2018)
Replies: 7
Views: 3448

JCD II Announcement (Moved to December 1st, 2018)

Hi all, This is the official announcement of the second trash tournament coming to you from Bradley Kirksey and myself (with editing help from Cody Johansen.) We expanded the tournament to add an additional three packets (ten total) and tossups will now have a hard 6 line cap on length. The main sit...
by Jewish Pugilist
Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Citronaut Invitational II (Oct. 27th, 2018) on IS-179
Replies: 2
Views: 1022

Citronaut Invitational II (Oct. 27th, 2018) on IS-179

Hi all, I am pleased to announce that the UCF Quizbowl Club will be hosting the Citronaut Invitational using the NAQT set IS-179. All High Schools and Middle Schools, public and private, are eligible to play. It will take place on October 27th, 2017, with registration beginning at 8 AM and rounds at...
by Jewish Pugilist
Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Cambridge Open @ UCF July 7th,2018
Replies: 1
Views: 1267

Cambridge Open @ UCF July 7th,2018

Hi all, I am pleased to announce that UCF will be hosting Cambridge Open, a regular difficulty written in the UK. Just so people know, the Open in Cambridge Open does in fact mean any person can play, at least in this specific instance. Here is the team formation spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com...
by Jewish Pugilist
Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: untitled unedited. : A Kendrick Lamar Side Event (7/7/18)
Replies: 9
Views: 4620

Re: untitled unedited. : A Kendrick Lamar Side Event

Time to study and actually give Training Day a listen. This is an awesome idea and I hope to be able to play an online iteration
by Jewish Pugilist
Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Women in quizbowl discussion
Topic: How to be Better at Being an Ally
Replies: 10
Views: 5134

Re: How to be Better at Being an Ally

Hey guys, Sorry if this comes across as me trying to derail the thread, because the discussion is important and should continue, but I was just wondering why the discord names of the examples were not blacked out as I do not think it would take too long. Yes, I know discord is fairly easy to access ...
by Jewish Pugilist
Tue May 01, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2018 NAQT Florida State Championship @ UCF
Replies: 0
Views: 1318

2018 NAQT Florida State Championship @ UCF

Hi all, I am pleased to announce that the UCF Quizbowl Club will be hosting the 2018 NAQT Florida State Championship in Orlando on the DII SCT set provided by NAQT. All Florida High Schools and Middle Schools, public and private, are eligible to play as long as they did not staff or play DII SCT or ...
by Jewish Pugilist
Fri Apr 06, 2018 1:29 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: John Charles Daly Memorial Tournament - Feb 24th, 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 8058

Re: John Charles Daly Memorial Tournament - Feb 24th, 2018

everdiso wrote:There is interest in Canada for a mirror of the set this summer. Would it be available for that?
No Problem, will quickly add more hockey
by Jewish Pugilist
Fri Mar 02, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: John Charles Daly Memorial Tournament - Feb 24th, 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 8058

Re: John Charles Daly Memorial Tournament - Feb 24th, 2018

If anyone else is at CCCT and would like to play test JCD after prelims end today, I would be very much willing if there is any interest
by Jewish Pugilist
Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: John Charles Daly Memorial Tournament - Feb 24th, 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 8058

Re: John Charles Daly Memorial Tournament - Feb 24th, 2018

Hello Alan! It'll be at UCF on February 24th. Having written about a quarter of the set, I'm really excited about this! I hate to spoil the surprise, but maybe more than 80% of the tossups are going to stem from the the hit show Torchwood and the band Die Antwood! Jokes aside, it will be at 10 o'cl...
by Jewish Pugilist
Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: John Charles Daly Memorial Tournament - Feb 24th, 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 8058

Re: John Charles Daly Memorial Tournament - Feb 24th, 2018

I'd really enjoy playing a midwest one, although I don't obviously represent any school. I hope you can, Mike! I don't have many contacts up there but if someone approached me from there I would happily give it to them at a discounted price, as I just want as many people to hear my little passion p...
by Jewish Pugilist
Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: John Charles Daly Memorial Tournament - Feb 24th, 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 8058

Re: John Charles Daly Memorial Tournament - Feb 24th, 2018

Cheynem wrote:Are there mirrors of this set?
Not that I know of, on one of the southern qb pages someone (Robin Richards probably) said he would be potentially interested for their annual trash tournament, Larry Munson Memorial, but that is all so far
by Jewish Pugilist
Sun Jan 28, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: John Charles Daly Memorial Tournament - Feb 24th, 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 8058

Re: John Charles Daly Memorial Tournament - Feb 24th, 2018

Hi all,
I wanted to quickly announce I am 95% done with the set and have started to edit for difficulty and grammar. Big thanks to Brad for really carrying me in the Sports categories (especially Football/Basketball) giving me plenty of time to improve the set.
by Jewish Pugilist
Sun Jan 07, 2018 12:39 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: John Charles Daly Memorial Tournament - Feb 24th, 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 8058

Re: John Charles Daly Memorial Tournament - Feb 24th, 2018

Cheynem wrote:Shouldn't this tournament be called the John Charles Patrick Croghan Daly Memorial Tournament?
Actually, I should have called it one of the many versions of his name with false middle names said by Bennet Cerf during the run of What's My Line
by Jewish Pugilist
Wed Dec 27, 2017 3:07 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: John Charles Daly Memorial Tournament - Feb 24th, 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 8058

John Charles Daly Memorial Tournament - Feb 24th, 2018

Hi all, This is the official announcement of an open trash set I have been working on for the last few months in my free time (with significant help from Brad Kirksey as well) for Spring. The Main UCF site will be on the date above starting at 9:30 AM and I will update what building it will take pla...
by Jewish Pugilist
Thu Sep 28, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Citronaut Invitational (Oct. 21st, 2017)
Replies: 0
Views: 1463

Citronaut Invitational (Oct. 21st, 2017)

Hi all, I am pleased to announce that the UCF Quizbowl Club will be hosting the Citronaut Invitational using the NAQT set IS-170. All High Schools and Middle Schools, public and private, are eligible to play. It will take place on the October 21st, 2017, with registration beginning at 8 AM and round...
by Jewish Pugilist
Mon Sep 25, 2017 9:37 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: a Game of Thrones Set
Replies: 33
Views: 10586

Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Rileyhoffman wrote:Is there any way I could get this set? My teammates and I really love game of thrones and just want to read some packets for fun. Thanks!
Sure I can prob just send it via direct message
by Jewish Pugilist
Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NASAT Weekend at Valencia College (August 19th)
Replies: 34
Views: 12056

Re: NASAT Weekend at Valencia College (August 19th)

Hi all
I am going to close the tournament fields for all three events. For those going to SACRONYM, try to be there by 4 o'clock with rounds starting half an hour later.
by Jewish Pugilist
Thu Aug 03, 2017 12:47 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NASAT Weekend at Valencia College (August 19th)
Replies: 34
Views: 12056

Re: NASAT Weekend at Valencia College (August 19th)

I wonder if 18 would be a better number to cap the field since we'll probably need people on byes to read. 18 has been the number I have been thinking of and others have been recommending, but the original number Chris and I decided was 20 so I wanted to keep it there until I had a confirmation. I ...
by Jewish Pugilist
Wed Aug 02, 2017 11:40 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NASAT Weekend at Valencia College (August 19th)
Replies: 34
Views: 12056

Re: NASAT Weekend at Valencia College (August 19th)

Here is the first field update NASAT FIeld 18/20 Thanks Ugly God The Melo Hostage Crisis Something Homeomorphic to USF A Notes on Cyclic adenosine monophosphate Beyer et al. Alt-Right Said Fred (which I think merged with the Seth Kendall solo team. If not, let me know) Coach Riley et al. Kelson et a...
by Jewish Pugilist
Mon Jul 31, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NASAT Weekend at Valencia College (August 19th)
Replies: 34
Views: 12056

Re: NASAT Weekend at Valencia College (August 19th)

Hi all, I updated the original post to reflect that It's Lit will be played on Saturday. If you would like to sign up a pair, the google sheet now has an "It's Lit's" tab (Thanks Jonathen)
by Jewish Pugilist
Thu Jul 27, 2017 11:23 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NASAT Weekend at Valencia College (August 19th)
Replies: 34
Views: 12056

Re: NASAT Weekend at Valencia College (August 19th)

wd4gdz wrote:Who will be the TD for the NASAT mirror?
I will TD, since Chris is playing
by Jewish Pugilist
Wed Jul 19, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NASAT Weekend at Valencia College (August 19th)
Replies: 34
Views: 12056

Re: NASAT Weekend at Valencia College (August 19th)

adosreme wrote:Is there a field cap? I'm interested in attending but still have to finalize things regarding teammates
right now the field is capped at 20
by Jewish Pugilist
Wed Jul 12, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NASAT Weekend at Valencia College (August 19th)
Replies: 34
Views: 12056

NASAT Weekend at Valencia College (August 19th)

I am pleased to announce that a NASAT mirror will be occurring at Valencia College on August 19th, 2017. More information on NASAT can be found here ( http://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=19239 ). It will be an Open tournament so all players are eligible. Please be there by 9:15-9:30...
by Jewish Pugilist
Wed Jul 12, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: New Collegiate Teams
Topic: The overwhelming lack of knowledge for the initiate
Replies: 11
Views: 5906

Re: The overwhelming lack of knowledge for the initiate

Well Thomas, we are playing tonight later on, PM if you feel like jumping in. Not only does Tracy play, but occasionally Zach (who posted above) and Min Kim.About half of the group is high schoolers (soon to be college students). Also, for sure let us know when you plan to transfer over; we would lo...
by Jewish Pugilist
Mon Jul 10, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: New Collegiate Teams
Topic: The overwhelming lack of knowledge for the initiate
Replies: 11
Views: 5906

Re: The overwhelming lack of knowledge for the initiate

Hi Thomas, Peter Torres from UCF qb speaking. Some of us Floridians in the college and high school circuit have been playing quizbowl on Skype. We have been reading some high school packets as of late to prepare for SUMO and you are more than welcomed to join if you want. Here is my email if you are...
by Jewish Pugilist
Sun May 07, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: a Game of Thrones Set
Replies: 33
Views: 10586

Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Exam revision is going more smoothly than I feared, so I'll be taking part after all. Rad! So Charles Hang has offered to moderate the first two rounds along with myself, which is good as it seems we have 8 to 9 people. Once he gets on Facebook, we will figure out who will be in what "room". If you...
by Jewish Pugilist
Sun May 07, 2017 10:53 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2017 NAQT Florida State Championship @ UCF
Replies: 5
Views: 3336

Re: 2017 NAQT Florida State Championship @ UCF

This is turning out to be a great tournament! Certainly the best Florida state championship that has been held. Almost all of the top quiz teams in the state are participating. Quality quiz is really growing here in Florida. Well done Peter! Thank you, coach. Without your help and many others in th...
by Jewish Pugilist
Mon May 01, 2017 11:20 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: a Game of Thrones Set
Replies: 33
Views: 10586

Re: a Game of Thrones Set

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... sp=sharing

Here is the sign-up sheet, lemme know if you all have any questions.
by Jewish Pugilist
Mon Apr 24, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: "YO, Pass the AUX Cord, You'd Better Not Read" TRASH Set
Replies: 80
Views: 24828

Re: "YO, Pass the AUX Cord, You'd Better Not Read" TRASH Set

Cheynem wrote:The distro's preponderance of old crap appeals to me. Anyone going to SSNCT want to play this?
As someone going to SSNCT, I would very much like to play this over that weekend at some point
by Jewish Pugilist
Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:40 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: PACENSC ~ A Pokemon Side Event
Replies: 53
Views: 19524

Re: PACENSC ~ A Pokemon Side Event

I am super down if it is at Hsnct (already have a teammate in mind as well)
by Jewish Pugilist
Wed Apr 12, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2017 NAQT Florida State Championship @ UCF
Replies: 5
Views: 3336

Re: 2017 NAQT Florida State Championship @ UCF

chapmaal wrote:Palmetto Ridge High School would like to enter at least 1 team. We have buzzers and I can be a score keeper.
Great, look forward to seeing you all in May
by Jewish Pugilist
Mon Apr 10, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: a Game of Thrones Set
Replies: 33
Views: 10586

Re: a Game of Thrones Set

El Salvadoreno wrote:Will it still be 1 P.M. Eastern?
Sure, unless there are any objections
by Jewish Pugilist
Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: a Game of Thrones Set
Replies: 33
Views: 10586

Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Quantumhovercraft wrote:Is this happening next Sunday or is it being moved because of Easter?
Moved because of Easter, I decided Sunday, May 7th, is probably the next best day if that is OK with people
by Jewish Pugilist
Tue Apr 04, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2017 NAQT Florida State Championship @ UCF
Replies: 5
Views: 3336

2017 NAQT Florida State Championship @ UCF

Hi all, I am pleased to announce that the UCF Quizbowl Club will be hosting the 2017 NAQT Florida State Championship in Orlando on the set IS-164. All Florida High Schools and Middle Schools, public and private, are eligible to play. It will take place on the May 13th, 2017, with registration beginn...
by Jewish Pugilist
Sun Apr 02, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ACF Nationals 2017 (4/22 - 4/23)
Replies: 44
Views: 29065

Re: ACF Nationals 2017 (4/22 - 4/23)

grapesmoker wrote:Here is the list of currently-registered teams:

edit 3: Louisville has dropped from the field, meaning that UCF B is back in, assuming no other changes.
Hi all, I was on that UCF B team at our site and told beforehand it could not qualify by ACF
by Jewish Pugilist
Wed Mar 29, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: a Game of Thrones Set
Replies: 33
Views: 10586

Re: a Game of Thrones Set

El Salvadoreno wrote:I am game to play this on the 16th. What format do expect to use?
I was just thinking solo if that is alright, I am playtesting it tonight to see if that format works well
by Jewish Pugilist
Wed Mar 29, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Alex Wallace's Tremendous Trash Packet
Replies: 36
Views: 10638

Re: Alex Wallace's Tremendous Trash Packet

Regarding the "random announcements" thread, I think the original idea behind that thread (I created the thread, after all) was that we wouldn't get hundreds of threads basically turning into "I wrote this packet, let's play it on Skype or the IRC." However, I do agree that clogging up THAT thread ...
by Jewish Pugilist
Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: a Game of Thrones Set
Replies: 33
Views: 10586

Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Negger Extraordinaire wrote:Sounds great, if you could pick a time for the skype reading that allows people on the other side of the atlantic to play as well, that would be wonderful
How does a tentative time of 1 PM Eastern work for y'all?
by Jewish Pugilist
Wed Mar 29, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: a Game of Thrones Set
Replies: 33
Views: 10586

Re: a Game of Thrones Set

Since a variety of people want to hear it, I will probably read it at ICT if people are available and willing but also on Skype on a quiet Sunday (probably the 16th of April) if that is alright with people. Also, a fun little rule is to pick a house before playing the set(the more obscure the better).
by Jewish Pugilist
Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Chuck Berry Memorial Tournament: A Rock Tournament
Replies: 36
Views: 12753

Re: Chuck Berry Memorial Tournament: A Rock Tournament

I will be coming to Canada for some weekend of quizbowl in summer. I hope it lines up with this tournament because it sounds sick
by Jewish Pugilist
Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: a Game of Thrones Set
Replies: 33
Views: 10586

Re: a Game of Thrones Set

I was wondering a few things: -Will content from the novellas or The World of Ice and Fire be covered, or just the main books? -Will there be a particular focus on either one of the show or the books? -Will you mix hints from the show and the books into the same tossup, or will only one be dealt wi...
by Jewish Pugilist
Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: a Game of Thrones Set
Replies: 33
Views: 10586

a Game of Thrones Set

Hi All, I am almost done with a four (possibly five) packet Game of Thrones set for some Florida quizbowlers who are also fans of it. The set has 20 tossups each followed by a 10 point bonus question. It uses clues from both the books and HBO TV series. Lemme know if anyone outside the state has int...
by Jewish Pugilist
Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:11 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Spring Undergraduate Novice (SUN) Announcement
Replies: 3
Views: 2597

Re: Spring Undergraduate Novice (SUN) Announcement

Are you open to having mirrors on this set as late as September? (i.e. Having it during the usual collegiate novice timeframe) I would be open to this; I have talked to the likes of Jay and Aayush briefly about the set but not much more. Feel free to rename it though if you have a site as only the ...
by Jewish Pugilist
Sun Mar 19, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Spring Undergraduate Novice (SUN) Announcement
Replies: 3
Views: 2597

Re: Spring Undergraduate Novice (SUN) Announcement

Mirrors
Virginia Tech (Early October)
Canada (Late September)
Rock Bridge HS Pre-Nats Tournament (May 13th)