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by the third garrideb
Wed Jul 25, 2012 1:31 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO - Toronto Mirror
Replies: 13
Views: 2568

Re: VETO - Toronto Mirror

Just submitted Waterloo A's packet.
by the third garrideb
Tue Jul 03, 2012 8:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: KABO Mirror at University of Waterloo: August 18, 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 16812

Re: KABO Mirror at University of Waterloo: August 18, 2012

This will be happening on the 18th. First post has been updated with details.
by the third garrideb
Tue Jul 03, 2012 2:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: KABO Mirror at University of Waterloo: August 18, 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 16812

Re: Gauging interest for a KABO mirror at Waterloo

I don't think we'll be able to run this on the 25th, sorry. :(
by the third garrideb
Mon Jun 11, 2012 11:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: KABO Mirror at University of Waterloo: August 18, 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 16812

Re: Gauging interest for a KABO mirror at Waterloo

Two weekends after would be okay for us. We just can't run it on the 4th because a sizable portion of our team will be writing exams.
by the third garrideb
Mon Jun 11, 2012 11:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: KABO Mirror at University of Waterloo: August 18, 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 16812

KABO Mirror at University of Waterloo: August 18, 2012

The University of Waterloo is pleased to announce a mirror of KABO to be held on August 18, 2012. The tournament will take place in the Mathematics and Computer Studies building (MC on this map ), MC 2054. Please aim to arrive by 9:00 a.m. To register, you can post in this thread or email me at hzaf...
by the third garrideb
Tue Jun 05, 2012 11:39 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Taking VCU Open's Spot in August
Replies: 76
Views: 11843

Re: Taking VCU Open's Spot in August

Waterloo should send us our mirror fees from MUT before hosting anything else. I wasn't involved with running MUT last term (or the club, for that matter), so I'm not entirely certain what the hell happened with that. At the start of this term, the current president did send Gaurav the fees that we...
by the third garrideb
Mon Jun 04, 2012 9:58 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Taking VCU Open's Spot in August
Replies: 76
Views: 11843

Re: Taking VCU Open's Spot in August

Waterloo is interested in hosting a Canadian mirror of this.
by the third garrideb
Fri Oct 21, 2011 8:46 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: MAGNI Mirror at McMaster - October 29th, 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 5007

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: MAGNI Mirror at McMaster - October 29th, 2011

mhyee wrote:
the third garrideb wrote:So it's looking like just me and Daniel P will be representing Waterloo. Any chance we could get some sort of shorthanded discount?
I just told Arjun that I'd like to attend MAGNI, so I guess we're up to three people now? Not sure if this would nullify any potential discount...
Ah, awesome!
by the third garrideb
Thu Oct 20, 2011 11:08 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: MAGNI Mirror at McMaster - October 29th, 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 5007

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: MAGNI Mirror at McMaster - October 29th, 2011

So it's looking like just me and Daniel P will be representing Waterloo. Any chance we could get some sort of shorthanded discount?
by the third garrideb
Thu Oct 20, 2011 10:51 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2011 Mirror @ McMaster, Nov. 5
Replies: 45
Views: 10268

Re: ACF Fall 2011 Mirror @ McMaster, Nov. 5

I think Arjun said we'd be sending at least one team. At any rate, I can come down to help staff if you guys need.
by the third garrideb
Sun Oct 16, 2011 12:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Fall Novice at University of Waterloo, 2011-10-15
Replies: 10
Views: 1718

Re: Fall Novice at University of Waterloo, 2011-10-15

What was the rationale for the playoff format used? Couldn't you have accommodated a double round robin with advantaged finals easily? The tournament director made the call that in the interest of time some sort of playoff would be played after the initial round-robin; the decision was made to use ...
by the third garrideb
Sat Sep 17, 2011 11:01 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2011-2012 Collegiate Preseason Podcast
Replies: 22
Views: 4185

Re: 2011-2012 Collegiate Preseason Podcast

Is Eric Monkman still at Toronto? Even without Jordan and Jay, they've got a good team, and some strong younger players as well. As for Waterloo, James is certainly back this year and will hopefully be a regular part of our lineup. If I may say so, our supporting cast doesn't look too shabby, either...
by the third garrideb
Fri Aug 12, 2011 6:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ONQBA 2011-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 7151

Re: ONQBA 2011-2012

If you are hosting (or thinking about hosting) a high school tournament in Ontario this year and would like your tournament to appear in the pre-season newsletter we will be mailing to schools across the province, please let me know by August 31. A tentative date, name, and contact info would be su...
by the third garrideb
Tue Aug 02, 2011 4:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Moon Pie Mirror @McMaster August 6th 2011
Replies: 34
Views: 4573

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Moon Pie Mirror @McMaster August 6th 2011

MacSR wrote: Huma et al.
Sorry, we've had a change of plans and regretfully won't be coming out to Moon Pie this weekend. :sad:
by the third garrideb
Sat Jun 25, 2011 4:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Moon Pie Mirror @McMaster August 6th 2011
Replies: 34
Views: 4573

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Moon Pie Mirror @McMaster August 6th 2011

Meraj and I will be playing this and would like some teammates.
by the third garrideb
Fri Jun 17, 2011 9:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ONQBA 2011-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 7151

Re: ONQBA 2011-2012

Yes but seeing as the Facebook is called "Ontario Quizbowl Association (ONQBA)" and not something like "People interested in the activities of the Ontario Quizbowl Association (ONQBA)," I think that for someone who hasn't read the constitution, it might be easy to conflate membership in the FB grou...
by the third garrideb
Fri Jun 17, 2011 3:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ONQBA 2011-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 7151

Re: ONQBA 2011-2012

Okay, cool. That makes sense.
by the third garrideb
Fri Jun 17, 2011 9:50 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ONQBA 2011-2012
Replies: 40
Views: 7151

Re: ONQBA 2011-2012

Who exactly will be allowed to vote in this election? Does the "having staffed an Ontario tournament" (within some timeframe?) requirement to be a voting member apply currently? Will it just be whoever's been added to the Facebook group? (Sorry if this was made clear somewhere else and I couldn't fi...
by the third garrideb
Mon Jun 06, 2011 11:18 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ontario 2010-11
Replies: 27
Views: 4910

Re: Ontario 2010-11

What about people who are interested but cannot make it to Guelph on Saturday?
by the third garrideb
Sat Apr 30, 2011 1:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: BLASTOISE (Hybrid: Half-Trash) at UToronto, May 21st
Replies: 32
Views: 4397

Re: BLASTOISE (Hybrid: Half-Trash) at UToronto, May 21st

I have e-mailed FOGHAT's writers and MP/RC's writers to request a mirror; if I'm stepping on other Canadian/Great Lakes toes here, just let me know. I'm thinking early June, maybe (this would be warmer, and the weekend of the 28th is, I believe, HSNCT)? I emailed Ming-Ho to see if UW would want to ...
by the third garrideb
Sat Apr 23, 2011 12:22 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO?
Replies: 67
Views: 11558

Re: VETO?

Yes, I was also wondering whether we'd be having ANGST/VETO up here this summer. I would certainly be interested and will contribute towards a packet if this happens.
by the third garrideb
Sat Mar 12, 2011 12:35 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT Mirror at McMaster University March 19th
Replies: 18
Views: 5320

Re: MUT Mirror at McMaster University March 19th

So, Waterloo will have one team of at least me... A second team looks like it's probably not going to happen.

Also, we'll have Ohio State's buzzers (and also our buzzers).
by the third garrideb
Mon Feb 14, 2011 11:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT Mirror at McMaster University March 19th
Replies: 18
Views: 5320

Re: MUT Mirror at McMaster University March 19th

March 19 is the date UW is considering for the Blastoise trash/academic hybrid tournament.

ETA: If the dates don't end up conflicting, we'd probably have a couple of teams interested in playing MUT.
by the third garrideb
Mon Jan 17, 2011 9:06 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: THUNDER II @ UWaterloo (01/15/2011)
Replies: 13
Views: 2665

Re: THUNDER II @ UWaterloo (01/15/2011)

Thank you to everyone who came out to play and to staff this. Congratulations to Ohio State A for their first place THUNDER II finish, and to Radu Popescu for his impressive performance in the HP event. Sadly, we did not have time to run Eyes That Do Not See II, but the stats for the other events ar...
by the third garrideb
Mon Jan 10, 2011 8:49 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Terrapin Invitational Mirror at UToronto-Jan. 22/2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1775

Re: Terrapin Invitational Mirror at UToronto-Jan. 22/2011

Someone from Waterloo will have our buzzers. We may also have one staffer.
by the third garrideb
Thu Dec 16, 2010 4:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: THUNDER II @ UWaterloo (01/15/2011)
Replies: 13
Views: 2665

Re: THUNDER II @ UWaterloo (01/15/2011)

I have updated location information in the first post. Could everyone who has so far indicated an interest in coming to this please send me an email (hzafar at uwaterloo dot ca) to confirm numbers in terms of teams, buzzers, and staff (if any) that you are bringing? If you could do this sometime in ...
by the third garrideb
Tue Nov 16, 2010 8:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: THUNDER II @ UWaterloo (01/15/2011)
Replies: 13
Views: 2665

THUNDER II @ UWaterloo (01/15/2011)

This is an announcement for Waterloo's mirror of THUNDER II on Saturday, January 15, 2011 , starting at 9:00 am . The main event will be followed by Harry Potter trash and a visual arts tournament (see below). FEES Base fee for first team: $100 Fee for subsequent teams: $10 lower for each team (ie, ...
by the third garrideb
Mon Nov 01, 2010 1:08 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: (EFT) at U. Toronto-DATE CHANGE:Sunday, October 31,2010
Replies: 34
Views: 5220

Re: (EFT) at U. Toronto-DATE CHANGE:Sunday, October 31,2010

This tournament was high amounts of fun. Thank you guys for running this, and congratulations to the UWO team for winning.

(Also, Jamie Cooper, not Campbell. ^-^")
by the third garrideb
Sun Oct 24, 2010 1:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TERP Mirror at McMaster October 30th
Replies: 54
Views: 10418

Re: TERP Mirror at McMaster October 30th

bmcke wrote:I still need a team for this.
We have space on one of our teams, if you want.
by the third garrideb
Tue Oct 19, 2010 1:37 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: (EFT) at U. Toronto-DATE CHANGE:Sunday, October 31,2010
Replies: 34
Views: 5220

Re: (EFT) at U. Toronto-DATE CHANGE:Sunday, October 31,2010

I've sent an email registering one team from Waterloo. We'll also have one set of buzzers.
by the third garrideb
Wed Oct 13, 2010 10:59 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TERP Mirror at McMaster October 30th
Replies: 54
Views: 10418

Re: TERP Mirror at McMaster October 30th

adosreme wrote:(Huma...is there any room on a Waterloo team for this?)
I can let you know probably by the end of the week, as we'll be confirming plans for this at tomorrow's practice.
by the third garrideb
Tue Oct 12, 2010 6:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: (EFT) at U. Toronto-DATE CHANGE:Sunday, October 31,2010
Replies: 34
Views: 5220

Re: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at Univ. of Toronto

minusfive wrote:Yep, looks like there'll be two tournaments on that day.
Well, I won't say that this isn't a little disappointing. :sad:

If I may ask a couple of questions: 1) Why was UT not able to move the EFT date? and, 2) How large a field are you guys currently expecting for this?
by the third garrideb
Thu Oct 07, 2010 11:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: (EFT) at U. Toronto-DATE CHANGE:Sunday, October 31,2010
Replies: 34
Views: 5220

Re: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at Univ. of Toronto

I would love to play this, but would it by any chance be possible to have it a week earlier? It's just, you know, TERP is currently scheduled for the same day...

EDIT: grammar is difficult
by the third garrideb
Tue Oct 05, 2010 11:55 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TERP Mirror at McMaster October 30th
Replies: 54
Views: 10418

Re: TERP Mirror at McMaster October 30th

Personally, the weekend of ACF Fall is not good for me, so if this does get moved I will have to withdraw my offer to help staff.

However, I don't think the date change should affect any of our teams.
by the third garrideb
Sun Oct 03, 2010 11:09 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at Waterloo (02/10/10)
Replies: 10
Views: 2870

Re: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at Waterloo (02/10/10)

Thank you to everyone who came out to this, both to staff and to play. There were impressive performances from all teams, and I hope everyone had a good time. Congratulations to Toronto for going 6-1 to win this tournament.

Final stats can be found here.
by the third garrideb
Fri Oct 01, 2010 9:10 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at Waterloo (02/10/10)
Replies: 10
Views: 2870

Re: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at Waterloo (02/10/10)

We should be good with staff, as it stands. :)
by the third garrideb
Fri Oct 01, 2010 1:05 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at Waterloo (02/10/10)
Replies: 10
Views: 2870

Re: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at Waterloo (02/10/10)

The field currently looks as follows:

Waterloo (3-4)
Guelph (1)
Toronto (1)

First post has been updated with location, fee, and field information.
by the third garrideb
Wed Sep 22, 2010 11:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at Waterloo (02/10/10)
Replies: 10
Views: 2870

Re: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at Waterloo (02/10/10)

This is now happening on Saturday, October 02.
by the third garrideb
Tue Sep 21, 2010 5:01 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at Waterloo (02/10/10)
Replies: 10
Views: 2870

Re: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at Waterloo (25/09/10)

minusfive wrote:I assume more peeps are coming and are just being coy with numbers?
Such is my hope. I'm waiting to hear from Guelph shortly about numbers, plus we have at least a couple of house teams.

I would like to know: how many people would be able to make it if this were pushed back a week to October 2?
by the third garrideb
Thu Sep 16, 2010 2:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TERP Mirror at McMaster October 30th
Replies: 54
Views: 10418

Re: TERP Mirror at McMaster October 30th

At least a couple people from Waterloo have expressed interest in attending this, so we'll probably have one team. We can also bring a set of buzzers, and at least one staffer.
by the third garrideb
Wed Aug 11, 2010 2:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at Waterloo (02/10/10)
Replies: 10
Views: 2870

Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at Waterloo (02/10/10)

The University of Waterloo will be hosting a mirror of the Early Autumn Collegiate Novice tournament on Saturday, October 02 (date changed) , in the Mathematics and Computer Science building (MC) room 4045. To register, please email me at hzafar@uwaterloo.ca with the number of teams and buzzers sets...
by the third garrideb
Wed Jun 23, 2010 3:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: ANGST (Andy's Non-Guerrilla Summer Tournament)
Replies: 175
Views: 40967

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: ANGST (Andy's Non-Guerrilla Summer Tournament)

Waterloo can also provide one set of buzzers, if needed.
by the third garrideb
Mon Mar 15, 2010 10:48 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: PRELIM: MELD (Mildly Experimental Literature Doubles) at UWO
Replies: 28
Views: 7229

Re: PRELIM: MELD (Mildly Experimental Literature Doubles) at UWO

This was indeed as awesome as previously indicated. Thanks for writing this! (And thanks to Guelph for running it.)
by the third garrideb
Thu Mar 04, 2010 9:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT Central Canada at Guelph (03/13/10)
Replies: 16
Views: 2524

Re: MUT Central Canada at Guelph (03/13/10)

So yeah, it looks like just the one team from Waterloo. We'll also have one set of buzzers and one moderator.
by the third garrideb
Mon Mar 01, 2010 6:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT Central Canada at Guelph (03/13/10)
Replies: 16
Views: 2524

Re: MUT Central Canada at Guelph (03/13/10)

Waterloo will have at least one team for this. I'll confirm exact numbers once I know more.
by the third garrideb
Mon Feb 22, 2010 9:52 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: PRELIM: MELD (Mildly Experimental Literature Doubles) at UWO
Replies: 28
Views: 7229

Re: PRELIM: MELD (Mildly Experimental Literature Doubles) at UWO

I'm going to see how much interest there is from Waterloo, but we'll have at least one player at this.

Any details on fees and stuff? (Are you keeping this a doubles tournament?)
by the third garrideb
Sun Jan 24, 2010 8:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Central Canada (2/20) - University of Guelph
Replies: 12
Views: 2132

Re: ACF Regionals Central Canada (2/20) - University of Guelph

We've just submitted a packet as well, so there'll be at least one Waterloo team attending this.
by the third garrideb
Fri Jan 15, 2010 11:50 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada 2010
Replies: 77
Views: 9090

Re: NAQT SCT Canada 2010

It looks like Waterloo will have 2-3 DII teams and 0 DI teams. We will be bringing 1 buzzer and 1 moderator.