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by TheDoctor
Sun Apr 29, 2012 1:05 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATROPHY 3 @ Northern Illinois University (4/28/12)
Replies: 52
Views: 18757

Re: ATROPHY 3 @ Northern Illinois University (4/28/12)

Ah. It should be fixed now. Thanks for keeping the stats honest.
by TheDoctor
Sun Apr 29, 2012 1:00 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATROPHY 3 @ Northern Illinois University (4/28/12)
Replies: 52
Views: 18757

Re: ATROPHY 3 @ Northern Illinois University (4/28/12)

Boeing X-20, Please! wrote:Stats: Half-games are currently put in as whole games
A half game counts as a full win. Check the TUH in the round; half packet games will have 10 rather than 20.
Boeing X-20, Please! wrote:I only played half of our first game against Loyola B.
Sure enough, the scoresheet agrees. Did you get here late?
by TheDoctor
Sat Apr 28, 2012 11:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATROPHY 3 @ Northern Illinois University (4/28/12)
Replies: 52
Views: 18757

Re: ATROPHY 3 @ Northern Illinois University (4/28/12)

David Riley wrote:Stats?
The tournament
The Charity Doubles Event

Brad will post more detailed information soon.
by TheDoctor
Sun Feb 12, 2012 12:07 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tournament Overload
Replies: 33
Views: 4406

Re: Tournament Overload

Where I disagree with this is where teams are forced into certain break weeks. We can't expect everyone in the community to have their lives revolve around the quizbowl schedule, nor should we. We're not. We're just setting up suggested breaks to ensure that everyone can take one periodically witho...
by TheDoctor
Sat Feb 11, 2012 11:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tournament Overload
Replies: 33
Views: 4406

Re: Tournament Overload

The way I see it, the problem isn't so much that all of us feel pressured to attend events we otherwise wouldn't, but that we feel compelled to attend many or all of the good quality tournaments, and give up a ton of time to support them because we feel it's the right thing to do. Personally, I'm a ...
by TheDoctor
Sat Feb 11, 2012 6:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '11-'12
Replies: 211
Views: 36203

Re: Illinois '11-'12

Illinois History Bowl and Bee State Championships happened today. Bowl stats here and Bee stats below.

Thanks to Coach Laudermith and Fenton for hosting, and to everyone who staffed and attended! Congratulations to Champions, New Trier, and to Blake Tutt, the Bee Champion.
by TheDoctor
Sat Jan 28, 2012 11:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl at NIU 28 Jan 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 9266

Re: Huskie Bowl at NIU 28 Jan 2012

Thanks, everyone, for attending this year's Huskie Bowl. I would like to apologize to all of you for the quality of the questions. Though I'm sure many (if not all) of you are as incensed as I am over the myriad problems with these questions, I'd like to remind everyone not to publicly discuss speci...
by TheDoctor
Sat Jan 28, 2012 6:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl at NIU 28 Jan 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 9266

Re: Huskie Bowl at NIU 28 Jan 2012

We have posted all the stats. Standard: Morning Playoffs Combined Uber: STAAAATS Congratulations to Fenton, who won the Standard Division in a two-game final with Auburn B, and to Loyola, who won the Uber-Competitive Division by default when we ran out of usable questions. Edit: TEH GRAMMARZ
by TheDoctor
Fri Jan 27, 2012 12:20 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl at NIU 28 Jan 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 9266

Re: Huskie Bowl at NIU 28 Jan 2012

FIELD UPDATE: THIS TIME, IT'S PERSONAL (AND FINAL) Upper Auburn A Belvidere North A Carbondale IMSA A Loyola A New Trier Lower Auburn B Belvidere Belvidere North B Christian Life Fenton Hybrid (bring your extras, please) IMSA B IMSA C Keith Country Day Lisle Loyola B Maine South A Maine South B Roll...
by TheDoctor
Thu Jan 26, 2012 5:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl at NIU 28 Jan 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 9266

Re: Huskie Bowl at NIU 28 Jan 2012

Current, still not final.

Upper
Auburn A
Auburn B
Belvidere North A
Carbondale
IMSA A
Loyola A
New Trier

Lower
Belvidere
Belvidere North B
Christian Life
Fenton
IMSA B
Keith Country Day
Lisle
Loyola B
Maine South A
Maine South B
Rolling Meadows
St. Viator A
St. Viator B
UIC College Prep
Westmont
by TheDoctor
Tue Jan 24, 2012 10:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl at NIU 28 Jan 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 9266

Re: Huskie Bowl at NIU 28 Jan 2012

Updated field. There will still be some motion between the divisions in the next couple of days. The last team in the lower division will either be IMSA C or a hybrid team (or a later registration? Only time will tell). Upper Auburn A Auburn B Belvidere North A Carbondale IMSA A Loyola A New Trier L...
by TheDoctor
Mon Jan 23, 2012 3:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl at NIU 28 Jan 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 9266

Re: Huskie Bowl at NIU 28 Jan 2012

Field in the initial post is currently correct, but is subject to change. I'll post a definitive field soon.
by TheDoctor
Wed Jan 18, 2012 4:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl at NIU 28 Jan 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 9266

Re: Huskie Bowl at NIU 28 Jan 2012

As of today, 18 Jan, the field is closed. The initial post in this thread will be updated soon with a final field listing. If you very much wish to participate but have not yet registered, please contact me to be added to a waiting list in case of last minute cancellations. If you are not registered...
by TheDoctor
Tue Jan 10, 2012 7:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl at NIU 28 Jan 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 9266

Re: Huskie Bowl at NIU 28 Jan 2012

For those who missed it, the field has been being all update-y in the initial post, and will continue to be so.
by TheDoctor
Sat Dec 17, 2011 4:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NTV liveblog
Replies: 22
Views: 5395

Re: NTV liveblog

by TheDoctor
Sat Dec 17, 2011 3:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NTV liveblog
Replies: 22
Views: 5395

Re: NTV liveblog

Uber afternoon pools: Zorn's Lemon: IMSA A, Auburn A, Dorman, Seven Lakes, Loyola, Carbondale Abelian Grape: Detroit Catholic Central, Latin, Belvidere North A, IMSA B, Stevenson A, Northmont Bananach Space: New Trier, Culver A, Buffalo Grove A, Centennial, Wheaton North A, Auburn B The Real Lime: W...
by TheDoctor
Sat Dec 17, 2011 1:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NTV liveblog
Replies: 22
Views: 5395

Re: NTV liveblog

Tied for top in their pools (Uber):

Banana Stand: Auburn A, Northmont
Banana Massacre: DCC, Seven Lakes
Banana Republic: Loyola A, Dorman
Curved Yellow Fruit: IMSA A, Carbondale
by TheDoctor
Sun Dec 11, 2011 5:12 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl at NIU 28 Jan 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 9266

Huskie Bowl at NIU 28 Jan 2012

28 January 2012, there will be quiz bowl at Northern Illinois University. This year's Huskie Bowl will use the RM/TP/Bellarmine set for both the upper and lower divisions. Each division is capped at 12 teams. Entry Fee: $65/team Extra Team Discount: -$10/additional team from a school Staffer Discoun...
by TheDoctor
Tue Nov 01, 2011 10:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TELESCOP 2 at NIU: 29 October 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 8753

Re: TELESCOP 2 at NIU: 29 October 2011

Stats posted in the right-hand menu here. Thanks to everyone for attending the tournament, and congratulations to Loyola and Metea Valley!
by TheDoctor
Thu Oct 27, 2011 8:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TELESCOP 2 at NIU: 29 October 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 8753

Re: TELESCOP 2 at NIU: 29 October 2011

I'll be collecting them at the tournament; I do not want rosters before then.
by TheDoctor
Thu Oct 27, 2011 8:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TELESCOP 2 at NIU: 29 October 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 8753

Re: TELESCOP 2 at NIU: 29 October 2011

No, I do not want rosters.
by TheDoctor
Thu Oct 20, 2011 1:13 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TELESCOP 2 at NIU: 29 October 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 8753

Re: TELESCOP 2 at NIU: 29 October 2011

You can see them play if you come staff.
by TheDoctor
Wed Oct 19, 2011 8:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TELESCOP 2 at NIU: 29 October 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 8753

Re: TELESCOP 2 at NIU: 29 October 2011

Registration is now closed, though I will update the field at least once more in the next couple of days.
by TheDoctor
Sun Oct 16, 2011 11:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TELESCOP 2 at NIU: 29 October 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 8753

Re: TELESCOP 2 at NIU: 29 October 2011

Tough break.
by TheDoctor
Sun Oct 16, 2011 11:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TELESCOP 2 at NIU: 29 October 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 8753

Re: TELESCOP 2 at NIU: 29 October 2011

Say you're sick.
by TheDoctor
Sun Oct 16, 2011 11:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TELESCOP 2 at NIU: 29 October 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 8753

Re: TELESCOP 2 at NIU: 29 October 2011

Say you're sick.
by TheDoctor
Sun Oct 16, 2011 11:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TELESCOP 2 at NIU: 29 October 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 8753

Re: TELESCOP 2 at NIU: 29 October 2011

Official plea for moderators. I will pay you in pizza and can reimburse gas if you've got an especially long drive.
by TheDoctor
Sun Oct 16, 2011 11:26 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TELESCOP 2 at NIU: 29 October 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 8753

Re: TELESCOP 2 at NIU: 29 October 2011

The field is current. Update will be tomorrow, when B teams get in. You'll receive an e-mail then.
by TheDoctor
Sun Sep 04, 2011 1:19 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 NAQT HSNCT: Congratulations to Bellarmine!
Replies: 100
Views: 44428

Re: 2012 NAQT HSNCT: May 26-27, Atlanta

Has any thought been given to helping this year's readers deal with this?
by TheDoctor
Sun Jul 31, 2011 9:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Seeking Mirrors: SCOP 2
Replies: 2
Views: 3583

Re: Seeking Mirrors: SCOP 2

The total number of rounds has been reduced to 10, with 10/10 replacements. The initial post has been changed to reflect this.
by TheDoctor
Tue Jun 21, 2011 5:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TELESCOP 2 at NIU: 29 October 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 8753

Re: TELESCOP 2 at NIU: 29 October 2011

Registered (Final)
Belvidere North (2)
Bloomington
Boylan
Christian Life
Classical Consortium Academy
Detroit Catholic Central (2)
Fenton (2)
IMSA (2)
Loyola (2)
Metea Valley (2)
New Trier
North Boone
St. Viator (2)
UIC College Prep
Wheaton North (2)
Wheaton Warrenville South
by TheDoctor
Tue Jun 21, 2011 5:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TELESCOP 2 at NIU: 29 October 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 8753

TELESCOP 2 at NIU: 29 October 2011

Northern Illinois University will be hosting a second iteration of TELESCOP (Tournament of Exciting Learning Experiences with SCOP) on 29 October 2011. The tournament will be run on SCOP 2 . Please contact NIUquizbowl@gmail.com if you are interested in mirroring the set. This is a novice tournament....
by TheDoctor
Tue Jun 21, 2011 12:00 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Seeking Mirrors: SCOP 2
Replies: 2
Views: 3583

Re: Seeking Mirrors: SCOP 2

Current Mirrors: Illinois 22 Oct: Springfield High School, Springfield (David Adkins: dadkins@springfield.k12.il.us) 29 Oct: Northern Illinois University , DeKalb (Kristin Strey: niuquizbowl@gmail.com) 10 Dec: Carbondale High School, Carbondale (Sharon Lorinskas: sharon.lorinskas@cchs165.com OR Ben ...
by TheDoctor
Tue Jun 21, 2011 12:00 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Seeking Mirrors: SCOP 2
Replies: 2
Views: 3583

Seeking Mirrors: SCOP 2

The Scholastic Community Outreach Program is seeking mirrors for our second annual fall novice tournament set. The set this year is written by Brad Fischer, Kristin Strey, Mike Wong, Danielle Long, Ben Chametzky, Webster Guan, Nolan Maloney, Eric Ordonez, and Saieesh Rao. We are producing 10 rounds ...
by TheDoctor
Tue Jun 07, 2011 12:02 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Thomas Jefferson Appreciation Thread
Replies: 6
Views: 3644

Re: Thomas Jefferson Appreciation Thread

Personally, I have to say that hearing about TJ's selfless decision and noble actions made me proud to be part of the quiz bowl community and brightened an otherwise frustrating weekend for me. Thanks, guys. You truly are an inspiration.
by TheDoctor
Thu Mar 24, 2011 2:04 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Interest check: Chicagoland tournament, 4/30 or 5/21
Replies: 10
Views: 1419

Re: Interest check: Chicagoland tournament, 4/30 or 5/21

Just out of curiosity, what would this tournament's policy be in terms of intentionally hosing its participants? The real question is whether the editors of BLASTOISE or whatever trash set this tournament would be using would be ok with having their set edited without permission. I'm only going to ...
by TheDoctor
Mon Feb 28, 2011 12:28 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Solon Two-Day (February 19-20, 2011)
Replies: 19
Views: 6225

Re: Solon Two-Day (February 19-20, 2011)

I am VERY disappointed by this... not just this specific post, but the general atmosphere here... The lack of giving people the benefit of the doubt, professional courtesy, and treating people like, well, people. I'd NEVER tell anybody what to post, as that's the one offense not permitted on this b...
by TheDoctor
Sat Feb 12, 2011 7:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2011 Comet Open @ Greenville - Feb 12
Replies: 2
Views: 608

Re: 2011 Comet Open @ Greenville - Feb 12

Statistics:

Morning(crossovers included as Round 6)
Afternoon
Combined(crossovers counted within rounds)
by TheDoctor
Thu Feb 03, 2011 4:22 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NIU Huskie Bowl 29 Jan 2011
Replies: 41
Views: 8206

Re: NIU Huskie Bowl 29 Jan 2011

OK, I think stats are all shiny now. Let me know if you spot any errors.
by TheDoctor
Sat Jan 29, 2011 11:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NIU Huskie Bowl 29 Jan 2011
Replies: 41
Views: 8206

Re: NIU Huskie Bowl 29 Jan 2011

A big thank you to everyone who worked so hard to make this tournament a success. I had a lot of fun today, and I hope you did, too. Thanks to Jonah Greenthal and Brad Fischer for working late into the night to powermark everything, to all the moderators and staffers: Tom Egan, Mike Laudermith, Jona...
by TheDoctor
Thu Jan 27, 2011 3:20 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NIU Huskie Bowl 29 Jan 2011
Replies: 41
Views: 8206

Re: NIU Huskie Bowl 29 Jan 2011

It looks like we will be using the ABC set after all. Thanks in advance to VCU's editing team, and to the astute individuals who located the thread alerting us to the edited set.
by TheDoctor
Tue Jan 25, 2011 3:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Eyes That Do Not See II
Replies: 16
Views: 6449

Re: Eyes That Do Not See II

Brad contacted you about this in October. Sorry, I thought we were all on the same page. E-mail incoming.
by TheDoctor
Tue Jan 25, 2011 1:29 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NIU Huskie Bowl 29 Jan 2011
Replies: 41
Views: 8206

Re: NIU Huskie Bowl 29 Jan 2011

Yeah, graduated packets are kind of a major issue. You can't really ameliorate the problem simply by bracketing or anything, either, because, as Deveau has pointed it, the field is really competitive. Are there no college sets we can get our hands on? Furthermore, what exactly is the issue with the...
by TheDoctor
Mon Jan 24, 2011 10:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NIU Huskie Bowl 29 Jan 2011
Replies: 41
Views: 8206

Re: NIU Huskie Bowl 29 Jan 2011

Frater Taciturnus wrote:
TheDoctor wrote:This is correct. You know good rumor-ers.
Uh, thanks for the heads-up, I guess?
I'm sorry if I should have informed someone else, but I did inform Greg Gauthier about this a while ago, since he was the one who sent me the packets.
by TheDoctor
Mon Jan 24, 2011 10:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NIU Huskie Bowl 29 Jan 2011
Replies: 41
Views: 8206

Re: NIU Huskie Bowl 29 Jan 2011

This is correct. You know good rumor-ers.
by TheDoctor
Mon Jan 24, 2011 10:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NIU Huskie Bowl 29 Jan 2011
Replies: 41
Views: 8206

Re: NIU Huskie Bowl 29 Jan 2011

OK, this time I'm pretty sure we actually do have our final field. A last informational e-mail will go out to coaches with my contact information for the day of the tournament later this week. E-mail with any questions!
by TheDoctor
Sun Jan 16, 2011 12:04 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NIU Huskie Bowl 29 Jan 2011
Replies: 41
Views: 8206

Re: NIU Huskie Bowl 29 Jan 2011

Stillman Valley will unfortunately be unable to attend, so we have one open spot in the lower division.
by TheDoctor
Fri Jan 14, 2011 8:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NIU Huskie Bowl 29 Jan 2011
Replies: 41
Views: 8206

Re: NIU Huskie Bowl 29 Jan 2011

Registration is now closed. Both divisions have been filled. We are waiting on confirmation from one team in the upper division; if that team chooses not to participate, DCC's B team will fill the field. I will be sending out an e-mail in a few minutes to all coaches of attending teams. Let me know ...
by TheDoctor
Sun Jan 09, 2011 4:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NIU Huskie Bowl 29 Jan 2011
Replies: 41
Views: 8206

Re: NIU Huskie Bowl 29 Jan 2011

Side tournament fees are up. Eyes will be $5/person and Harry Potter will be $10/person (to cover the dinner order). Though I can't yet update the official team list, we are rapidly approaching the field cap for both divisions. If you wish to register your team, please remember that registrations wi...
by TheDoctor
Sun Jan 02, 2011 1:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NIU Huskie Bowl 29 Jan 2011
Replies: 41
Views: 8206

Re: NIU Huskie Bowl 29 Jan 2011

Just a reminder that sign-ups will close in a couple of weeks. Looks like we'll have a cozy tournament this year, eh?