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by Your Genie Felon, Me
Sun Nov 11, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2018 EFT at Stanford, 11/10
Replies: 3
Views: 1421

Re: 2018 EFT at Stanford, 11/10

Berkeley A beat Stanford in a finals round that they entered with one less loss than Stanford to win the tournament. Stats can be found here . Thanks to everyone who came out for the tournament! I hope you all had a great time. Feel free to join the discussion forum for the EFT set by going to your ...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:19 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2018 EFT at Stanford, 11/10
Replies: 3
Views: 1421

Re: 2018 EFT at Stanford, 11/10

Aaron's Rod wrote:
Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:27 am
What does the field look like right now?
We tentatively have enough Berkeley and Stanford teams for this tournament to happen, for sure, but we’d like some diversity in the field: please sign up (very) soon if you would like to play this tournament!
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Mon Nov 05, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: ACF Fall 2018 - Specific Questions and Errata
Replies: 52
Views: 5554

Re: ACF Fall 2018 - Specific Questions and Errata

I would like to apologize for that blunder with respect to the Große Fuge clue; I realize that using the term "this genre" with respect to that piece caused some confusion, and I certainly wish I had written that differently (along with many other things in this set, which I will address in this sub...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Mon Oct 29, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Penn Bowl 2018 Online Mirror (12/09/18)
Replies: 22
Views: 4200

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

Sunday, Dec 9th won the poll, so we'll be holding the mirror then. More details to come!
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Sat Oct 27, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Penn Bowl 2018 Online Mirror (12/09/18)
Replies: 22
Views: 4200

Re: Penn Bowl 2018 Online Mirror

Benin Rebirth Party wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:17 pm
Hello,

When will this poll close?

McGill A will play this together. Should we vote once or four times?

Thanks,
Thanks for asking. The poll will close Monday morning. Each player looking to play this should vote individually, so 4 votes for McGill A would make sense. Sorry for not clarifying!
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Fri Oct 26, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Penn Bowl 2018 Online Mirror (12/09/18)
Replies: 22
Views: 4200

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

Hi, this is a preliminary announcement for the online mirror of Penn Bowl 2018 , which I'll be TD'ing. I'll update this OP with details soon, but so far, I know that it'll cost $15 a head to play and that it will either take place on a day the weekend of November 17th, a day the weekend of December ...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: Scheduling a 25 team, 14 packet tournament
Replies: 4
Views: 1104

Re: Scheduling a 25 team, 14 packet tournament

Not an expert in TDing or anything, but I'll give this a shot. The best I can come up with is this: Prelims: 5 pools of 5 teams each. 5 rounds where every team plays 4 games. Playoffs: Upper and middle pools of 10 teams each (top 2 / 3rd and 4th teams from each prelim pool), resulting in 8 matches f...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Wed Sep 26, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ACF Fall 2018 @ Stanford (November 3)
Replies: 2
Views: 1296

Re: ACF Fall 2018 @ Stanford (November 3)

Bumping this because the no penalty deadline is coming up next week and I haven't received any registrations for this tournament yet. If you're interested in playing, please make sure to follow all the steps outlined in the post above! If you emailed me with a registration and I didn't reply to you ...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:30 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: EFT Open Discord Mirror (09/22/2018)
Replies: 8
Views: 2777

Re: EFT Open Discord Mirror (09/22/2018)

Thanks to everyone who has signed up on the spreadsheet so far! We're in serious need of two more staffers, and are willing to pay for your time (see the OP), so if you are available, please consider helping us out and staffing for this tournament. A logistics email will be coming soon for players, ...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Sat Aug 25, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ACF Fall 2018 @ Stanford (November 3)
Replies: 2
Views: 1296

ACF Fall 2018 @ Stanford (November 3)

I am pleased to announce the Northern California site of ACF Fall 2018, to be held at Stanford University on Saturday, 3 November 2018 . Registration Registration for this event has two steps: First , please write to me at yflee@stanford.edu with team name, number, and buzzer/staffer information. Se...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Sat Aug 04, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Preseason poll 2018–19
Replies: 25
Views: 9112

Re: Preseason poll 2018–19

Stanford updates. Nathan Weiser, Nikhil Desai, and Kyle Sutherlin all graduated / completed their respective programs this past year. :cry: byebye Natan Holtzman, formerly from UNC Chapel Hill, and Marianna Zhang from UChicago will be joining us in the coming year for grad programs / PhDs. I don't k...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Wed Aug 01, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Fuck it, let's rank the sets
Replies: 28
Views: 4624

Re: Fuck it, let's rank the sets

I apologize for not having more easy sets; for all I know SMT really might belong up here :mad: :mad: :mad: On the other hand, if you're talking about "hitting their difficulty target," it might be less fair to talk about SMT or MUT, since I think they both tended harder than what their ideal audie...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Sun Jul 29, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)
Replies: 17
Views: 3522

Re: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)

Day 2 of this mirror happened today. With 6 teams in the field, we played a double round robin. Since we didn't have any packets beyond the 10 prelim rounds, we just decided to have the records stand as they were after the prelims, with no finals games. "Help I'm in Iceland and Can't Come to Practic...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Sat Jul 28, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)
Replies: 17
Views: 3522

Re: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)

Day 1 of this mirror happened today. With 4 teams in the field, we played a triple round robin. Our plan was to either make packet 10 a one-game final if the top two teams were tied in record or a scrimmage if they weren't. "Help I'm in Iceland and Can't Come to Practice" had a better record than "T...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)
Replies: 17
Views: 3522

Re: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)

As a final reminder of important things for people who are playing this:
  • Pay me ($10/person)
    Join the Discord before the day that you're playing
    Arrive 15 minutes early, prior to the 11 AM EST start time each day
    PM or Email me to get the full logistics email
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Thu Jul 26, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)
Replies: 17
Views: 3522

Re: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)

Logistics emails have been sent to all players and staffers. If anyone's team did not receive the email, please PM or email me and I can send it to you. Thanks!
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Wed Jul 25, 2018 11:47 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)
Replies: 17
Views: 3522

Re: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)

It looks like Saturday still has only three teams signed up, so presumably we'd be just taking turns playing each other for the entire day. Not saying this isn't OK by me (having lots of byes is actually pretty nice)--but just wanted to confirm the TDs have no plans to change anything in regards to...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Wed Jul 25, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)
Replies: 17
Views: 3522

Re: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)

This is the last call for signups for the two mirrors. I'll be sending out a logistics email to all players, free agents, and staffers tomorrow.
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)
Replies: 17
Views: 3522

Re: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)

Are you still looking for mods? We're looking totally good on mods for Saturday, but if we end up filling up an 8th team on Sunday and another team wants to sign up, we'd need another mod. If you're available, totally feel free to put down your name as a staffer! We might not need it, though. We're...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Mon Jul 09, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)
Replies: 17
Views: 3522

Re: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)

The Day 1 field cap is currently at 10 and the Day 2 field cap is at 8, thanks to the generous help of Connor Mayers and Matt Mitchell.
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Wed Jul 04, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)
Replies: 17
Views: 3522

Re: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)

I just wanted to confirm that day 1 will be packets 1-10 and day 2 11-20? This is important as some of us already played the first half of the tournament (1-12) at a live site. edit: our plan would be to have Rein solo the rounds on 11 and 12 then join him afterwards Yes, this is correct, and that ...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Wed Jul 04, 2018 12:23 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)
Replies: 17
Views: 3522

Re: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)

As a team (the BC team) has stated that they will only be playing day 2 of the mirror, I have fixed the sheet so that there's a Day 1 sheet and a Day 2 sheet. Feel free to sign up for whichever day works for you. Am I allowed to compete in this as a middle schooler (well, technically my MS career is...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NASAT Online Mirror
Replies: 27
Views: 3801

Re: NASAT Online Mirror

Can we play just one day or the other? Sure! We might adjust prices depending on how in-demand playing only one day ends up being, we'll get back to you guys on that. I would prefer the double mirror approach because I won't be able to play on the later date, which would have been the more preferre...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)
Replies: 17
Views: 3522

NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)

The second online mirror of NASAT will take place on July 28th and 29th, with 10 packets read each day. The registration fee is $10/person for the entire weekend, and can be paid via Venmo (to @youngflee99). The tournament will be run on this Discord server , and you can sign up here . I'm setting a...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Mon Jun 25, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NASAT Online Mirror
Replies: 27
Views: 3801

Re: NASAT Online Mirror

There will be two mirrors: one on the July 14/15 weekend, and another on the July 28/29 weekend. Both weekends will have 10 packets played on Saturday and 10 packets played on Sunday. I'll be TDing the 28/29 weekend, and Matt Mitchell will TD the 14/15 weekend. Signups and further details will be av...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Tue Jun 19, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT) Outstanding Payments
Replies: 0
Views: 754

Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT) Outstanding Payments

Hi guys, I have been having trouble getting in touch with people who owe me payments for some Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT) mirrors. Specifically, I have been having trouble contacting Jefferson Van Wagenen for the Washington mirror, Tyler Benedict for using SMT at the Ohio NASAT Tryouts, and ...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:07 am
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: High School Player Poll
Replies: 42
Views: 8672

Re: High School Player Poll

I think the Illinois people have gotten shoutouts so far (I'm also not quite in tune with the non-Stevenson, non-Ethan-Strombeck people in the Illinois circuit, so Illinois people should give shoutouts to anyone else that deserves it!), so I'll appease to my norcal alliance and advocate for Justin F...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Mon May 14, 2018 1:21 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2018 Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT)
Replies: 13
Views: 8478

Re: 2018 Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT)

The set has been posted, and can be found here.
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Mon May 07, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2018 Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT)
Replies: 13
Views: 8478

Re: 2018 Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT)

A quick clarification and announcement: the last three mirrors / uses of SMT will occur this Saturday, after which the set will be completely clear and posted. We thank everyone who decided to use our set for their tournaments, and hope that Stevenson will be involved in the creation of a similar se...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Mon May 07, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Players Choice Awards
Replies: 46
Views: 13642

Re: Players Choice Awards

Victor Prieto wrote:
Mike Bentley wrote:Will SMT be clear after this Saturday?
Yes, SMT will be clear after the last three mirrors/uses this Saturday.
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Tue May 01, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Texas Invitational IX, April 14-15, 2018 (ICTD2 / Stevenson)
Replies: 6
Views: 3465

Re: Texas Invitational IX, April 14-15, 2018 (ICTD2 / Steven

Thank you all for playing the Saturday SMT mirror! A private discussion forum has been opened for everyone who played an SMT mirror. To join the private forum, go to User Control Panel -> Usergroups -> Select "2018 SMT Discussion" -> Click "Submit". We'd love your input on the set before the last fe...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Tue May 01, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT) at Stanford, 4/28/18
Replies: 5
Views: 2323

Re: Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT) at Stanford, 4/28/18

Thanks to everyone who came out to this SMT mirror! A private discussion forum has been opened for everyone who played an SMT mirror. To join the private forum, go to User Control Panel -> Usergroups -> Select "2018 SMT Discussion" -> Click "Submit". We'd love your input on the set before the last f...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Tue May 01, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT) @ UW 4/28/2018
Replies: 1
Views: 1109

Re: Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT) @ UW 4/28/2018

Thank you all for coming out to this SMT mirror! A private discussion forum has been opened for everyone who played an SMT mirror. To join the private forum, go to User Control Panel -> Usergroups -> Select "2018 SMT Discussion" -> Click "Submit". We'd love your input on the set before the last few ...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Tue May 01, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Stevenson Memorial Tournament at University of Florida (4/7)
Replies: 1
Views: 1116

Re: Stevenson Memorial Tournament at University of Florida (

A private discussion forum has been opened for everyone who played an SMT mirror. To join the private forum, go to User Control Panel -> Usergroups -> Select "2018 SMT Discussion" -> Click "Submit". We'd love your input on the set before the last few mirrors in May, so please join the discussion for...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Tue May 01, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT) @ Virginia Tech 3/31/18
Replies: 5
Views: 2313

Re: Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT) @ Virginia Tech 3/31

A private discussion forum has been opened for everyone who played an SMT mirror. To join the private forum, go to User Control Panel -> Usergroups -> Select "2018 SMT Discussion" -> Click "Submit". We'd love your input on the set before the last few mirrors in May, so please join the discussion for...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Tue May 01, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Carleton University SMT Mirror (17/03/2018)
Replies: 1
Views: 1138

Re: Carleton University SMT Mirror (17/03/2018)

A private discussion forum has been opened for everyone who played an SMT mirror. To join the private forum, go to User Control Panel -> Usergroups -> Select "2018 SMT Discussion" -> Click "Submit". We'd love your input on the set before the last few mirrors in May, so please join the discussion for...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Tue May 01, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT) @ Harvard (3/31/2018)
Replies: 21
Views: 6536

Re: Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT) @ Harvard (3/31/2018

A private discussion forum has been opened for everyone who played an SMT mirror. To join the private forum, go to User Control Panel -> Usergroups -> Select "2018 SMT Discussion" -> Click "Submit". We'd love your input on the set before the last few mirrors in May, so please join the discussion for...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Tue May 01, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Stevenson Memorial Tournament at WUSTL - 3/24/18
Replies: 5
Views: 2125

Re: Stevenson Memorial Tournament at WUSTL - 3/24/18

A private discussion forum has been opened for everyone who played an SMT mirror. To join the private forum, go to User Control Panel -> Usergroups -> Select "2018 SMT Discussion" -> Click "Submit". We'd love your input on the set before the last few mirrors in May, so please join the discussion for...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Tue May 01, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: SMT at Michigan (3/31)
Replies: 6
Views: 2259

Re: SMT at Michigan (3/31)

A private discussion forum has been opened for everyone who played an SMT mirror. To join the private forum, go to User Control Panel -> Usergroups -> Select "2018 SMT Discussion" -> Click "Submit". We'd love your input on the set before the last few mirrors in May, so please join the discussion for...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Tue May 01, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT) @ Minnesota 3/31/18
Replies: 2
Views: 1455

Re: Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT) @ Minnesota 3/31/18

A private discussion forum has been opened for everyone who played an SMT mirror. To join the private forum, go to User Control Panel -> Usergroups -> Select "2018 SMT Discussion" -> Click "Submit". We'd love your input on the set before the last few mirrors in May, so please join the discussion for...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Tue May 01, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2018 Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT)
Replies: 13
Views: 8478

Re: 2018 Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT)

A private discussion forum has been opened for everyone who played the online mirror. To join the private forum, go to User Control Panel -> Usergroups -> Select "2018 SMT Discussion" -> Click "Submit". Thanks! Final bump for this! If you have played this set but haven't joined the discussion forum...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Sun Apr 29, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2018 Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT)
Replies: 13
Views: 8478

Re: 2018 Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT)

As a response to inquiries about our eligibility policy, I have added on the following statement (added statement bolded): Our eligibility policy will be similar to past years’ MUT and EMT. Only undergraduate and high school students can play this tournament. "Undergraduate" in this case does not fo...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Sun Apr 29, 2018 2:22 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT) at Stanford, 4/28/18
Replies: 5
Views: 2323

Re: Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT) at Stanford, 4/28/18

Stats have been uploaded here. Thanks to everyone who came out today!
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Fri Apr 13, 2018 4:18 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: SMT 2018 Specific Question Discussion
Replies: 81
Views: 4784

Re: SMT 2018 Specific Question Discussion

Can I see the McCarthy tossup and the Fanon bonus? This politician was one of the plaintiffs in a 1976 case that declared that federal limits on election spending were unconstitutional, Buckley v. Valeo. During the 1960 DNC, this man declared that time had come to raise “the cry of the ancient prop...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:27 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2018 Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT)
Replies: 13
Views: 8478

Re: 2018 Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT)

Your Genie Felon, Me wrote:A private discussion forum has been opened for everyone who played the online mirror. To join the private forum, go to User Control Panel -> Usergroups -> Select "2018 SMT Discussion" -> Click "Submit". Thanks!
Bump, for the people who played the recent mirrors!
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Mon Apr 09, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: SMT 2018 Specific Question Discussion
Replies: 81
Views: 4784

Re: SMT 2018 Specific Question Discussion

Could I see the Icarus tossup? The speaker recalls how this man “said he would be back and we’d drink wine together” in Muriel Rukeyser’s poem about “Waiting for” this man. A poem notes how “the whole pageantry of the year was awake tingling” when this person died. Another poem compares this figure...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Thu Apr 05, 2018 3:51 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Your Favorite Question
Replies: 44
Views: 10867

Re: Your Favorite Question

I'm not sure if this year's MUT set is clear yet, so I won't post the question. But tossup 2 from pack 14 (Finals 1) was really terrific. I didn't know most of the clues and only got it for 10, but looking over them afterwards, they were really interesting and significant things about a fascinating...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Wed Apr 04, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: SMT 2018 Specific Question Discussion
Replies: 81
Views: 4784

Re: SMT 2018 Specific Question Discussion

Sorry about the late replies here! Here are the questions requested: Could I see the tossup on School Shootings? I remember there being something about a Marco Rubio quote that made me think of his repetitive debate quote. A conspiracy theory about one of these events argues that it was actually cau...
by Your Genie Felon, Me
Tue Apr 03, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: SMT 2018 Specific Question Discussion
Replies: 81
Views: 4784

Re: SMT 2018 Specific Question Discussion

Can I see the sugar tossup? A woman known as La Carlota was executed for planning a revolt of workers producing this commodity during the 1844 “Year of the Lash.” A widely-copied system for producing this commodity, which made use of a machine called the trapiche, was developed by the European colo...