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by Senator_Jay
Wed Apr 13, 2016 5:27 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Waterloo Trash Tournament (and side-events!) - April 24th
Replies: 6
Views: 3147

Re: Waterloo Trash Tournament (and side-events!) - April 24t

I'll likely be in for this, but not 100% certain yet.
by Senator_Jay
Tue Apr 12, 2016 12:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Canadian MYSTERIUM Mirror@UWaterloo (April 23,2016)
Replies: 15
Views: 6565

Re: Canadian MYSTERIUM Mirror@UWaterloo (April 23,2016)

My team will have at least one, at most two buzzer sets. Maybe a staffer, but not really sure yet.
by Senator_Jay
Fri Apr 01, 2016 12:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Canadian MYSTERIUM Mirror@UWaterloo (April 23,2016)
Replies: 15
Views: 6565

Re: Canadian MYSTERIUM Mirror@UWaterloo (April 23,2016)

Imma come to this, anyone wanna play with me? I'll try to coax the Mac people, but *nasally-voiced* "it's right in the middle of exams..."
by Senator_Jay
Mon Feb 29, 2016 10:19 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: "Stanford Housewrite" @ Waterloo (28/02/2016)
Replies: 23
Views: 9557

Re: "Stanford Housewrite" @ Waterloo (28/02/2016)

Thank you very much for hosting yesterday, Waterloo! It as a very enjoyable tournament, despite the small field, and I think everyone had a good time. Shout outs to Isaac for doing a great job running the tournament yesterday, and to Kira and Ming-Ho for staffing through 13 rounds of delightfully to...
by Senator_Jay
Sat Feb 27, 2016 10:53 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: "Stanford Housewrite" @ Waterloo (28/02/2016)
Replies: 23
Views: 9557

Re: "Stanford Housewrite" @ Waterloo (28/02/2016)

9:15? I like it. Also, Kurtis will take the place of Elizabeth on our team, so Luka remains the only free agent.
by Senator_Jay
Mon Feb 08, 2016 10:50 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: "Stanford Housewrite" @ Waterloo (28/02/2016)
Replies: 23
Views: 9557

Re: "Stanford Housewrite" @ Waterloo (27/02/2016)

Assuming I'm teaching French this semester, I'll be looking to play this at Waterloo rather than Maryland. Can I be tentatively signed up, and I'll see if I can acquire some teammates?
by Senator_Jay
Mon Feb 08, 2016 10:49 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada @ uWaterloo (2016/02/06)
Replies: 11
Views: 3820

Re: NAQT SCT Canada @ uWaterloo (2016/02/06)

Thank you very much for hosting such an enjoyable day of Quizbowl! I believe a good time was had by all, and everything seemed to run quite smoothly.
by Senator_Jay
Tue Jan 19, 2016 9:41 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: COTTAGE Bowl 2 at Carleton University (Jan. 31, 2016)
Replies: 7
Views: 3870

Re: COTTAGE Bowl 2 at Carleton University (Jan. 31, 2016)

Hey hey, only one of Mac's teams can claim to be Peter Cordeiro's. How rude.
by Senator_Jay
Tue Jan 19, 2016 9:39 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: Southern Ontario Trash Vortex @ Waterloo (Feb 7)
Replies: 3
Views: 2048

Re: Southern Ontario Trash Vortex @ Waterloo (Feb 7)

Imma play this, looking for teammates.
by Senator_Jay
Sun Jan 17, 2016 8:32 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MLK at University of Rochester (01/16/16)
Replies: 7
Views: 3947

Re: MLK at University of Rochester (01/16/16)

Thanks for hosting, Rochester! This was a good tournament, and I had a good time despite the very small field, which involved getting up at quarter to 4 to drive down to.
by Senator_Jay
Mon Jan 11, 2016 10:12 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada @ uWaterloo (2016/02/06)
Replies: 11
Views: 3820

Re: NAQT SCT @ uWaterloo (2016/02/06)

Expect at least a DI and a DII team from Mac. We'll officially register when we know exact numbers and whatnot.
by Senator_Jay
Mon Dec 14, 2015 9:40 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Delta Burke mirror at uWaterloo (12th Dec)
Replies: 7
Views: 3059

Re: Delta Burke mirror at uWaterloo (12th Dec)

Lots of fun this weekend! Thank you very much to the organizers and staff at Waterloo (and Rico) for making this quite the enjoyable weekend. Kudos to Valencia for another clutch set!
by Senator_Jay
Mon Dec 07, 2015 12:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MK-ULTRA at uWaterloo (13th Dec)
Replies: 3
Views: 1712

Re: MK-ULTRA at uWaterloo (13th Dec)

Definitely coming with some sort of team from Mac. Potentially looking for teammates. Need map to find 2nd floor, doubtful if it even exists.
by Senator_Jay
Mon Dec 07, 2015 12:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Delta Burke mirror at uWaterloo (12th Dec)
Replies: 7
Views: 3059

Re: Delta Burke mirror at uWaterloo (12th Dec)

I intend to show up and play, and be both merry AND bright. Let's go Joe!
by Senator_Jay
Mon Dec 07, 2015 12:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Toronto Hybrid Competition (March 12th, 2016)
Replies: 12
Views: 6040

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Toronto Hybrid Competition (March 12th, 20

Mightyrodrigo wrote:I'd like to register a team.
Me too!!!
by Senator_Jay
Mon Nov 23, 2015 11:53 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MLK at University of Rochester (01/16/16)
Replies: 7
Views: 3947

Re: MLK at University of Rochester (01/16/16)

I'm interested in trying to gather some people to come down and play this. Worst case scenario I'll prolly play by myself, but that remains to be seen. Can I claim a spot for a McMaster Jay?
by Senator_Jay
Mon Nov 23, 2015 11:49 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open @ McMaster (Nov. 21, 2015)
Replies: 7
Views: 3321

Re: Missouri Open @ McMaster (Nov. 21, 2015)

Thank you so much to everyone who came out for this tournament and made it a good day. Our staff were great (some of them had never even staffed before!), and I think Peter did a good job running everything pretty much by himself. And the competition was a lot of fun, I really liked those packets!
by Senator_Jay
Tue Nov 10, 2015 11:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall UK 2015 at Warwick
Replies: 5
Views: 3415

Re: ACF Fall UK 2015 at Warwick

Charbroil wrote:
Senator_Jay wrote:...I have now played a tournament on three continents...
You mean "countries," right?

Why yes, yes I do...whoops!
by Senator_Jay
Sun Nov 08, 2015 8:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall UK 2015 at Warwick
Replies: 5
Views: 3415

Re: ACF Fall UK 2015 at Warwick

Thank you very much to Ben and the rest of the crew at University of Warwick for hosting an awesome tournament! Things seemed to run smoothly, and the competition was very strong. I really appreciate you guys having me at your tournament and making me feel so welcome, and I look forward to perhaps d...
by Senator_Jay
Thu Oct 08, 2015 11:17 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MacIntro @ McMaster - Oct. 24th, 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 2504

Re: MacIntro @ McMaster - Oct. 24th, 2015

Imma staff too. And I'm going to drag at least one Westmount team down.
by Senator_Jay
Mon Oct 05, 2015 11:37 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall UK 2015 at Warwick
Replies: 5
Views: 3415

Re: ACF Fall UK 2015 at Warwick

Packet is submitted, and flight is booked. Looking forward to playing this thing!
by Senator_Jay
Thu Jul 23, 2015 8:40 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)
Replies: 82
Views: 35024

Re: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)

Looking forward to this, boyos. Currently working on a clever team name, and cleverer player aliases. See yall bright and early on Saturday!
by Senator_Jay
Mon Jun 29, 2015 3:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Delta Burke mirror at uWaterloo (28th June)
Replies: 16
Views: 6281

Re: Delta Burke mirror at uWaterloo (28th June)

Thank you very much to all of you who ran this tournament, especially Ming-Ho, who did so without even playing! Everything ran smoothly, and I had a great time playing trivia with awesome people. Can't wait for VETO!
by Senator_Jay
Tue Jun 23, 2015 12:53 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)
Replies: 82
Views: 35024

Re: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)

I'd like to play both BONGOS and GeoMon. GeoMon I've heard is pretty short this year, so we should be able to fit it in...
by Senator_Jay
Tue Jun 23, 2015 10:12 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: Trash Side Event at uWaterloo (27th June)
Replies: 5
Views: 3198

Re: Trash Side Event at uWaterloo (27th June)

Count me in!
by Senator_Jay
Wed May 20, 2015 8:50 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Geography Monstrosity 7 (May 29, Chicago)
Replies: 28
Views: 9844

Re: Geography Monstrosity 7 (May 29, Chicago)

I intend to play, whether or not I have a team!
by Senator_Jay
Wed May 20, 2015 8:42 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)
Replies: 82
Views: 35024

Re: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)

Well, considering I've never not played VETO, I'd like a field cap increase to happen. In the event that doesn't happen, is there any team willing to take me on? I'll write questions and stuff.
by Senator_Jay
Mon Apr 20, 2015 1:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals - Ann Arbor, MI, 04/18-19/2015 - main thread
Replies: 89
Views: 55357

Re: ACF Nationals - Ann Arbor, MI, 04/18-19/2015 - main thre

Awesome tournament! On behalf of McMaster Quizbowl, I'd like to extend a huge thank you to everyone who ran and staffed this tournament and made it run so smoothly. The packets were fun, the organization was solid (from what we saw), and you even ensured that it was a beautiful weekend for some good...
by Senator_Jay
Fri Apr 17, 2015 10:45 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals - Ann Arbor, MI, 04/18-19/2015 - main thread
Replies: 89
Views: 55357

Re: ACF Nationals - Ann Arbor, MI, 04/18-19/2015 - main thre

Definitely looking forward to this weekend! Hopefully it's not too hard to find some parking...
by Senator_Jay
Tue Apr 07, 2015 5:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals Predictions
Replies: 44
Views: 17836

Re: ACF Nationals Predictions

Always a good choice with the Raul Julia Bison.
by Senator_Jay
Tue Mar 17, 2015 10:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)
Replies: 17
Views: 8077

Re: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)

I'm ok with changing the start time, so long as my staff are too (which I'll find out about tomorrow). Also, I don't mind offering a travel discount (although not a particularly large one) for one Waterloo team, so long as we have people coming to play on Saturday!
by Senator_Jay
Thu Mar 05, 2015 6:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: New Coke Presents: MacVanity, March 7, 2015
Replies: 21
Views: 9492

Re: New Coke Presents: MacVanity, March 7, 2015

Yes, sorry about that. Location: Kenneth Taylor Hall (KTH) (if you park in Lot E, behind the student center, it's just up the stairs and to the left in the Arts Quad) Time: #9am , meaning be at Mac by 9ish, and hopefully we can get started by 9:30. We're hoping to have 5-7 teams (preferably an odd n...
by Senator_Jay
Wed Mar 04, 2015 6:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: New Coke Presents: MacVanity, March 7, 2015
Replies: 21
Views: 9492

Re: New Coke Presents: MacVanity, March 7, 2015

Ok, so we're three days away from MacVanity...and from the sounds of it, the field is looking fairly limited at this time. If teams could please confirm with me who is in fact coming, that would be great. It would also be great to get packets from people (including from our own club...). Here's the ...
by Senator_Jay
Sun Mar 01, 2015 8:51 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: George Oppen @ Queens University, 2/28
Replies: 14
Views: 7114

Re: George Oppen @ Queens University, 2/28

Fun tournament, Queen's et al.! Although the tournament was challenging, it was an amusing day and other than those mint icing-covered scrambled eggs at lunch, I would 10/10 do it again. Now, Joe, can you post real stats instead of a blank page? I wanna see my 15ish ppg in all its glory.
by Senator_Jay
Mon Feb 23, 2015 6:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: New Coke Presents: MacVanity, March 7, 2015
Replies: 21
Views: 9492

Re: New Coke Presents: MacVanity, March 7, 2015

Yes, it is possible; this is an entirely open tournament. Like the *dreaded* VETO, cept without the mandatory packet-writing constraint.
by Senator_Jay
Wed Feb 18, 2015 10:27 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: McMaster Invitational, Feb. 21, 2015 @ McMaster
Replies: 8
Views: 3845

Re: McMaster Invitational, Feb. 21, 2015 @ McMaster

Based off of what I've heard thus far, here is a field update: HSC 1-2 teams SJB maybe 1 team SWC 1 team Waterloo CI 2 teams Westmount 1-2 teams Woburn CI 1 team As it stands, our field is currently 6-8 teams, which is honestly more than expected, thanks to those teams who have recently signed up! A...
by Senator_Jay
Mon Feb 16, 2015 1:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: New Coke Presents: MacVanity, March 7, 2015
Replies: 21
Views: 9492

Re: New Coke Presents: MacVanity, March 7, 2015

In response to difficulty: It's wildly variable. From packets I've heard so far, they are generally reasonable (ACF Fall-Regionals at most), with some outliers (if you're familiar with my packet-writing, then use that as a gauge). As for due date, we're hoping by Feb. 25. We'll need time to look ove...
by Senator_Jay
Thu Feb 12, 2015 1:19 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: New Coke Presents: MacVanity, March 7, 2015
Replies: 21
Views: 9492

Re: New Coke Presents: MacVanity, March 7, 2015

We don't really have the time or resources to hold it on another day, and according to Leslie, Ben has said it would be ok for us to do this on that date. It's not intended as an attack on Ontario Provincials, it's intended to get this thing happening before exams, while we have staff, and while we ...
by Senator_Jay
Wed Feb 11, 2015 11:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: New Coke Presents: MacVanity, March 7, 2015
Replies: 21
Views: 9492

New Coke Presents: MacVanity, March 7, 2015

You've heard/seen the rumours...now brace yourselves! McMaster is pleased to announce MacVanity , a largely house-written hybrid-style semi-guerrilla vanity tournament to be played at McMaster on March 7, 2015!!! This tournament is intended as an introduction to writing for some of our club's member...
by Senator_Jay
Sun Feb 01, 2015 12:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: McMaster Invitational, Feb. 21, 2015 @ McMaster
Replies: 8
Views: 3845

McMaster Invitational, Feb. 21, 2015 @ McMaster

McMaster is pleased to announce (albeit somewhat late and hurriedly) that we shall be hosting a high school Quizbowl tournament on Feb. 21, 2015 . This tournament is intended primarily for local teams reasonably new to the format of Quizbowl who are not planning on attending History Bowl in Ottawa t...
by Senator_Jay
Fri Jan 16, 2015 2:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: History Obscenity - March 7, 2015 @ McMaster
Replies: 17
Views: 6390

Re: History Obscenity - March or April 2015?

Thank you all for your suggestions, they are duly noted (although may not be followed-through on). I'd still like to try to complete a 10-tossup pack that is Oceania-centric, or perhaps it may need to become a general "Island-centric" that would therefore include such places as Indonesia, Japan, and...
by Senator_Jay
Thu Jan 15, 2015 10:41 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: History Obscenity - March 7, 2015 @ McMaster
Replies: 17
Views: 6390

Re: History Obscenity - March or April 2015?

Thanks, will try to edit what I have and see if I can contain them.
by Senator_Jay
Thu Jan 15, 2015 12:01 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: History Obscenity - March 7, 2015 @ McMaster
Replies: 17
Views: 6390

History Obscenity - March 7, 2015 @ McMaster

Hey everyone, just wanted to let yall know that I'm currently writing a side event to be played sometime this spring in the vein of Geography Monstrosity that I am calling History Obscenity , a very hard tournament (beyond CO History, for the most part) intended for history aficionados and masochist...
by Senator_Jay
Sun Nov 23, 2014 1:25 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: DEES mirror at uWaterloo (22nd November)
Replies: 14
Views: 6132

Re: DEES mirror at uWaterloo (22nd November)

Thanks for hosting guys! DEES was surprisingly fun, and Cottage Bowl Part II was expectedly fun. Definitely good to go to a Canadian tournament for once.
by Senator_Jay
Mon Nov 10, 2014 5:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2014 Northeast at Yale (11/8/14)
Replies: 23
Views: 12100

Re: ACF Fall 2014 Northeast at Yale (11/8/14)

Awesome tournament, had a lot of fun! Learned some new things, met some new people, and have decided that Yale is currently my favourite Ivy League campus so far. Thanks for hosting!
by Senator_Jay
Thu Oct 23, 2014 6:01 pm
Forum: International Comparisons and Discussions
Topic: Solving Toronto (and SW Ontario)
Replies: 27
Views: 12936

Re: Solving Toronto (and SW Ontario)

These are some astute observations and good questions. I've been trying to figure out why more teams don't want to do Quizbowl in this area too...I can get my team to go, but I don't even work at that school. They could not go without me and at least one other actual teacher, and for some reason, mo...
by Senator_Jay
Tue Oct 21, 2014 12:40 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: DEES mirror at uWaterloo (22nd November)
Replies: 14
Views: 6132

Re: DEES mirror at uWaterloo (22nd November)

Yup, so expect at least (and probably only) one team from McMaster. Bring your 3DS and we'll do Smash and Pokemon as well! Aaron and Arjun, I am ready for you. Aayush, not so much.