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by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Fri Jan 25, 2008 12:10 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CANCELLED:Shaun (Pickrell) of the Dead II (2/17/08) at WM
Replies: 19
Views: 3975

Field Update: Trinity (1) EC Glass (2) TJ (3-4) - based on the post in this thread Highly Interested: State College (2?) Gonzaga (1) Walter Johnson (1) Maggie Walker (4?) GDS (1) If you want to come please email me in the next couple weeks (the sooner the better). I really want to add more to this l...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Mon Jan 21, 2008 1:33 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ITT Get a Head Start on Your Next Neg Prize
Replies: 12
Views: 1523

Re: ITT Get a Head Start on Your Next Neg Prize

leftsaidfred wrote:In honor of Dan Leifer, in this thread, start posting wrong answers to questions so you can increase your chances of winning meaningless neg prizes at your next tournament! I'm certain this will work out well!
Meaningless?! Fuck that, I've won some quality books off of neg prizes :razz:
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Sun Jan 20, 2008 10:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: RESULTS: TIT XXII - 1/19/08 - Maryland
Replies: 39
Views: 15543

From what I understand he started going for the neg prize in the second half of the match, and would buzz in after about 3-4 words on every question. Ask Jerry, I think he was playing in that round. Well usually not 3-4 words, most of the time he waited long enough (anywhere from 1st to 3rd line) t...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Sun Jan 20, 2008 5:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TIT/MLK Discussion
Replies: 50
Views: 8365

Reading 8, 9, even 10 line tossups was a bit wearing on the reader's end. I really thought a good number of them could've taken off the first 2-3 lines and would have been just as pyramidal. Difficulty was a bit variable, but generally just under what I would say ACF Regs difficulty would be. Overa...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Sun Jan 20, 2008 5:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: RESULTS: TIT XXII - 1/19/08 - Maryland
Replies: 39
Views: 15543

I wonder if he set some kind of record for most negs in a game while still trying to get answers.
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Thu Jan 17, 2008 12:11 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Results: Penn Bowl 2008 (1/26/2008)
Replies: 38
Views: 14164

In no way will Darren be there, the only tournaments he may be able to make this semester AFAIK are Marvin Lee Aday and the MUT mirror at VCU (if non-undergrads are allowed there).

So yeah Mehdi let me know if the deadline is extended.
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Wed Jan 16, 2008 10:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Results: Penn Bowl 2008 (1/26/2008)
Replies: 38
Views: 14164

Lapego1 wrote:the field is finalized at 18 teams.
That sucks, we were thinking of coming but school only started back up today (and we've been focused on TIT plans this weekend) so I couldn't really find out the interest level. Oh well.
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Sun Jan 13, 2008 9:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Great Moments in Jeopardy! History
Replies: 5
Views: 1248

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GU2w72KAkQQ FUCK YOU, FUCK YOU, FUCK YOU, FUCK...YOU, and them too! - http://www.hsquizbowl.org/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=4881 (By the way this is a pretty funny trick Brad Rutter and :kenj: played on him, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zWagEnd9Xs&feature=related , but ...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Thu Jan 10, 2008 12:37 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: JV tournament at Maggie Walker?
Replies: 52
Views: 3597

While we're at it Quint, Mark and I should be considered eligible JV players in exchange for me surrendering the rights to my CD to you, k thx
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Wed Jan 09, 2008 3:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: NAQT SCT East at Virginia Tech
Replies: 31
Views: 5495

For now W&M plans on sending two DII teams, two buzzers, and possibly a moderator, but I'll email when everything is more certain.
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Wed Jan 09, 2008 2:25 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: JV tournament at Maggie Walker?
Replies: 52
Views: 3597

Those rankings at this point are highly variable, although I think that is an interesting way to look at it. In Missouri there's a JV tournament that uses the basic rule "freshmen, sophomores, and juniors can play as long as they have not played a significant amount of varsity competition." It leav...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Mon Jan 07, 2008 1:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: RESULTS: TIT XXII - 1/19/08 - Maryland
Replies: 39
Views: 15543

Stat Boy wrote:
Bentley Like Beckham wrote:About that...

If someone from that high school team playing at TIT can actually confirm with me they're playing, that would be most appreciated.
Shantanu, Dan, and I will be playing on a team with Ted.
Jebus
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Sat Jan 05, 2008 8:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CANCELLED:Shaun (Pickrell) of the Dead II (2/17/08) at WM
Replies: 19
Views: 3975

I now have more info on the tournament. We'll indeed have PACE affiliation, so the top 4 teams will qualify for the NSC at GMU assuming we get near the field cap. As long as we have at least 18 teams, we'll have 6 prelim rounds of real time Swiss pairing using MIT's laptop system. If we have 16 or l...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Wed Dec 26, 2007 5:08 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Do you guys want another politics sub-forum through 2008?
Replies: 20
Views: 2161

Deesy Does It wrote:
Dolemite wrote:No.
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Sat Dec 22, 2007 5:17 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: More Racism from NAQT
Replies: 59
Views: 7618

It's cool to have serious debates about religion and politics in the off topic area, but AHAN Jr is about being chillax and having fun and making fun of weird threads and the first present I got on We Love Katamari (an antenna). Yeah but AHAN Jr. is convenient for saying offhand political remarks l...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Thu Dec 20, 2007 8:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: More Racism from NAQT
Replies: 59
Views: 7618

ezubaric wrote: Unless he had an Rx for double malt whiskey
DR. WOLPERT IN DA HEEZY!!!

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(or should I say Phil Durkos?)

Edit: whoa, he actually was playing :kenj: in that game :razz:
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Wed Dec 19, 2007 11:06 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 Housh Classic (01/12/08) at TJHSST (Alexandria, VA)
Replies: 105
Views: 33636

Diet Chuck wrote: Wilmington Charter (7)
That probably ties an old TJ record. I look forward to a strong performance by Charter G.
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Tue Dec 18, 2007 8:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CANCELLED:Shaun (Pickrell) of the Dead II (2/17/08) at WM
Replies: 19
Views: 3975

Matt Weiner wrote:
Zip Zap Rap Pants wrote:Due to problems with the scheduling office, this has been moved to Sunday, February 17th
Awesome, now you can come to Regionals.
Yeah now we're thinking of sending probably one team, maybe two.
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Tue Dec 18, 2007 7:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CANCELLED:Shaun (Pickrell) of the Dead II (2/17/08) at WM
Replies: 19
Views: 3975

Due to problems with the scheduling office, this has been moved to Sunday, February 17th (if this is particularly bad for anyone, let me know). We have more rooms reserved now though, enough to raise the field cap to 24 teams. So in case that was holding anyone back, now you can feel safer registeri...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Tue Dec 18, 2007 10:27 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Guys, this really sucks (SERIOUS POST)
Replies: 46
Views: 5457

My band name is Delayed Spatula. I tried to convince my real band to name ourselves that, but no dice. Also, Hard kicks my arse so bad. I can only do Medium half-decently. Stupid "Woman." I WANT TO ADVANCE PAST THE FIRST TIER! me too. me too :( Do you have actual music that you've done hosted somew...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Sat Dec 15, 2007 1:16 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Results: Marvin Lee Aday Open, UNC-Chapel Hill, 3/1/08
Replies: 15
Views: 3768

So for CUT eligibility, will the results of the upcoming (this Feb.) SCTs and invitations count in this tournament?
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Wed Dec 12, 2007 9:57 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Citizendium
Replies: 22
Views: 5316

theMoMA wrote:Actually, the best policy is not to use Wikipedia at all as a definitive question-writing source. Ever.
But that's not funn

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by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Wed Dec 12, 2007 12:08 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Citizendium
Replies: 22
Views: 5316

Also, experts have their own biases. I know I wouldn't want Noam Chomsky or Fouad Ajami working on a Mideast conflict article without oversight from 'the other side.' However, Chomsky's academic credentials are impeccable and Ajami's credentials are more impressive than most (even if you disagree w...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Sat Dec 08, 2007 1:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Matt Cvijanovich Memorial Novice Tournament: 3/8 at UIUC
Replies: 21
Views: 9484

This would be a good tournament for us, as a fledgling program, to go to, but that's the first day of our spring break. Same here, but last year even though that was a problem we managed to field a full team. It was actually kind of helpful because our grad student who's rarely available was able t...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Sat Dec 08, 2007 1:33 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CANCELLED:Shaun (Pickrell) of the Dead II (2/17/08) at WM
Replies: 19
Views: 3975

Re: Shaun (Pickrell) of the Dead II (2/16/08) at W & M

Hopper wrote:
Zip Zap Rap Pants wrote: But we do have a willing and able tournament director, Dan Leifer.
This will be the best tournament in the history of quizbowl.
QFT
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Fri Dec 07, 2007 10:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CANCELLED:Shaun (Pickrell) of the Dead II (2/17/08) at WM
Replies: 19
Views: 3975

CANCELLED:Shaun (Pickrell) of the Dead II (2/17/08) at WM

William & Mary Quizbowl is pleased to announce the 2008 tournament entitled Shaun (Pickrell) of the Dead II: Colonel Ebirt's Zombie Harvest Soul Bowl , which will occur on [Edit:] Sunday, February 17th, 2008. It has the full endorsement of Shawn Pickrell, and will probably have PACE qualification as...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Thu Dec 06, 2007 12:52 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Results: ACF Nationals 2008 - Chicago Wins!
Replies: 103
Views: 38499

Kent B wrote:so this tourney is happening on my 21st birthday.....decisions.....
NAQT ICT is the first weekend after I turn 21. Ahh, the hotel room scene if we win D2...put cha cris' up!
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Fri Nov 30, 2007 7:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SCT Hosts (Crossposted from Yahoo)
Replies: 24
Views: 5959

Re: SCT Hosts (Crossposted from Yahoo)

R. wrote: Northwest and Canada (West): UBC
Haha another 11 round robin coming up? I don't see why some of the CBI Region 14 teams don't ever compete in this sectional...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Fri Nov 30, 2007 3:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Governor's School Academic Competition (GSAC) XV: December 8
Replies: 37
Views: 16655

DumbJaques wrote:Sorry I'm already awarding that neg prize, please find another one.
Hmm I'm wondering what ever it could be :razz:

By the way if someone actually found a copy of Zip Zap Rap and awarded that as a neg prize, my life would be complete.

Edit: Double post by Anant FTW!
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Fri Nov 30, 2007 1:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SCT Hosts (Crossposted from Yahoo)
Replies: 24
Views: 5959

Re: SCT Hosts (Crossposted from Yahoo)

We are still looking for a host in the Virginia/North Carolina region; if your school would like to host an SCT (and thereby receive an automatic bid to the 2008 ICT!), please let us know. Somebody please do this, making the 6 1/2 hour drive to Pitt and spending the night would be lame (okay so per...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Fri Nov 30, 2007 1:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals 2008 (2/16/2008) -- hosts, fees, packet info
Replies: 18
Views: 12065

So Matt...umm, what's up? You get my email?
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Wed Nov 21, 2007 1:31 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Princeton's PARFAIT III (11/17/07)
Replies: 50
Views: 22242

Oh yeah that guy, read about him on the wiki (sorry I'm tipsy right now, shit doesnt come to me so fast...)
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Tue Nov 20, 2007 11:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Princeton's PARFAIT III (11/17/07)
Replies: 50
Views: 22242

gd wrote: FSU was the other team in the top bracket, making them 3rd.
You mean fifth?

Edit: LOL I demand the guy with 35 negs receive a medal at ACF Nats!
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Tue Nov 20, 2007 7:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Mid-Atlantic ACF Fall at VCU: 11/3/07
Replies: 20
Views: 7393

1-2 toss-up losses. Darren Abernethy = Acie Law IV Also, the W&M A vs. W&M B playoff game that was supposed to happen will likely take place tomorrow, so if W&M A wins in the rematch then I believe we'll officially tie for 3rd. This ended up happening a week later than I said it would. W&M B pulled...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Sun Nov 18, 2007 4:35 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: RESULTS: TIT XXII - 1/19/08 - Maryland
Replies: 39
Views: 15543

Re: Announcement: TIT XXII - 1/19/08 - Maryland

(first two years play quizbowl) Me love you long time, Mike. Also, I see geography isn't mentioned in the distro., so I assume it's part of "your choice," right? Or are you attempting to get Mark and I to commit assisted suicide on each other/bring down W&M quizbowl? Banning geography would probabl...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Tue Nov 06, 2007 5:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Mid-Atlantic ACF Fall at VCU: 11/3/07
Replies: 20
Views: 7393

MLWGS-Gir wrote: 1-2 toss-up losses.
Darren Abernethy = Acie Law IV

Also, the W&M A vs. W&M B playoff game that was supposed to happen will likely take place tomorrow, so if W&M A wins in the rematch then I believe we'll officially tie for 3rd.
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Fri Oct 19, 2007 4:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: W&M EFT: Hieronymous BOSCH Appreciation Day (10/6/2007)
Replies: 48
Views: 18061

I've made note of the MLW - UMD B game on the stats page, and have listed the finishing order of the second playoff bracket teams by Win-Loss record then total bonus conversion for the day. So that should pretty much finalize things:

http://www.geocities.com/wmquizbowl/eftresults
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Fri Oct 19, 2007 12:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Matt Cvijanovich Memorial Novice Tournament: 3/8 at UIUC
Replies: 21
Views: 9484

Re: Matt Cvijanovich Memorial Novice Tournament: 3/8 at UIUC

There is a $30 fee for any team that registers but then cancels or fails to show for non-emergency reasons without notifying me via email 2 days in advance. Good luck with that. I've collected such fees before, though usually from teams being canceled from a school that's still coming with a lower ...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Thu Oct 18, 2007 11:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: How do YOU fundraise?
Replies: 30
Views: 7334

Go to the Watts and sell coke and Post Mortem CDs.
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Wed Oct 17, 2007 3:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2008 the year of jonathan magin
Replies: 20
Views: 2760

Dolemite wrote:I like how the only other person to post from this IP is actually Jonathan Magin.
Dammit Fred stop sending out your chicken minions to rape people's computers and hack accounts.
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Tue Oct 16, 2007 5:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Mid-Atlantic ACF Fall at VCU: 11/3/07
Replies: 20
Views: 7393

Casanova Frankenstein wrote:
Any more team updates?
W&M will bring two buzzers and at least two teams, probably more. Also, our 3rd year law student will make a rare appearance (it seems VCU tournaments are the only ones he can ever make).
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Tue Oct 16, 2007 5:43 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: List of College tournament results (academic here)
Replies: 16
Views: 7097

EFT2 at William & Mary (still need to add a playoff game between UMD B and MLW though):

http://www.geocities.com/wmquizbowl/eftresults
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Tue Oct 09, 2007 9:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: W&M EFT: Hieronymous BOSCH Appreciation Day (10/6/2007)
Replies: 48
Views: 18061

Dr. Barnes, I found the CMU scoresheet and fixed the stats appropriately but I still need to find the UMD B one. I seem to be missing that and one from the Skateboarding Dog bracket, but I'll keep looking. Anyone happen to keep individual stats for MLW - UMD B, or Virginia Tech B - UMBC B? Sorry for...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Mon Oct 08, 2007 6:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: W&M EFT: Hieronymous BOSCH Appreciation Day (10/6/2007)
Replies: 48
Views: 18061

CD's will be forthcoming at Titanomachy, so be there or b^2!

Sorry folks, Geocities shut down the site temporarily for exceeding the data transfer limit, but it should be back up pretty soon.
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Mon Oct 08, 2007 5:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: W&M EFT: Hieronymous BOSCH Appreciation Day (10/6/2007)
Replies: 48
Views: 18061

Stats have now been posted (and I finally updated our club roster). They can be found at http://www.geocities.com/wmquizbowl/eftresults.html?1191878685562 Please let me know if you see any errors. In the playoffs Duke A and B left after two rounds, but it appears more games besides those involving t...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Mon Oct 08, 2007 1:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: W&M EFT: Hieronymous BOSCH Appreciation Day (10/6/2007)
Replies: 48
Views: 18061

Yeah he should keep it by default if there's no game, but I said in all the announcements that I'd do tie breaking games for 2nd and 3rd - regardless of head-to-head, so y'all deserve that game if you want it. If you don't though that's cool (I guess you wouldn't have wanted to continue the tourname...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Sun Oct 07, 2007 7:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: RESULTS: Titanomachy at Maryland - Sunday 10/28/07 - UMCP
Replies: 19
Views: 6969

Yeah W&M is definitely going to this with two buzzers and at least one team (probably more), but I have yet to gather a lot of info from people on who wants to go just because I was so busy with EFT, but I'll let you know.
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Sun Oct 07, 2007 7:15 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: W&M EFT: Hieronymous BOSCH Appreciation Day (10/6/2007)
Replies: 48
Views: 18061

Oh damn I messed up at the end of the tournament then, because I just gave Will the third place trophy without doing a tiebreaking game, thinking VCU was 7-4. He did have the better bonus conversion, but I mean, if you want a third place game sometime like at Titanomachy (or MLW's practice this Frid...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Sun Oct 07, 2007 1:08 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: W&M EFT: Hieronymous BOSCH Appreciation Day (10/6/2007)
Replies: 48
Views: 18061

One thing to add: It's probably not a good idea to charge for food at the tournament. It's pretty much assumed that the entry fee covers a basic offering of breakfast. Charging for lunch isn't really a big deal, in fact it's a nice option to have, but breakfast should be free. Wow I just slept for ...