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by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Fri Oct 05, 2007 2:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: W&M EFT: Hieronymous BOSCH Appreciation Day (10/6/2007)
Replies: 48
Views: 18061

The field is now finalized (see first post), and all is well with the world...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Fri Oct 05, 2007 12:24 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: W&M EFT: Hieronymous BOSCH Appreciation Day (10/6/2007)
Replies: 48
Views: 18061

Bentley Like Beckham wrote:Hey, where can we park?
Yeah, I've been asked that already, it's a good question. I'll let teams know via email.

By the way it looks like there will be 22 teams total, which works out okay format-wise.
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Wed Oct 03, 2007 7:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BOSCH Appreciation Day HS Division at W&M (10/6/2007)
Replies: 13
Views: 5130

Oh TJ, where art thou?
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Wed Oct 03, 2007 12:17 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BOSCH Appreciation Day HS Division at W&M (10/6/2007)
Replies: 13
Views: 5130

The registration deadline is in 24 hours, and that includes not only teams I haven't heard anything from, but also the interested teams I have listed. I'm making one exception for WSSU because they didn't know about the tournament till I think Sunday and now they're probably coming pending coach app...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Wed Oct 03, 2007 12:13 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: W&M EFT: Hieronymous BOSCH Appreciation Day (10/6/2007)
Replies: 48
Views: 18061

The registration deadline is in 24 hours, and that includes not only teams I haven't heard anything from, but also the interested teams I have listed. I'm making one exception for WSSU because they didn't know about the tournament till I think Sunday and now they're probably coming pending coach app...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Tue Oct 02, 2007 7:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BOSCH Appreciation Day HS Division at W&M (10/6/2007)
Replies: 13
Views: 5130

See the college thread for a more up to date field. Looks like only MLW, TJ, and DC Area United will have high school teams at the tournament, and even with TJ I haven't heard from them for a while.
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Tue Oct 02, 2007 6:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: W&M EFT: Hieronymous BOSCH Appreciation Day (10/6/2007)
Replies: 48
Views: 18061

Sorry, that was in the original full word document announcement I sent, but it's not here. It's Tucker Hall room 120. I'll remind everyone who's coming by email though. And thanks Mike, just let me know the moderator situation soon. Edit: and oh yeah tell Charles he'll get free breakfast and lunch i...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Mon Oct 01, 2007 9:15 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: W&M EFT: Hieronymous BOSCH Appreciation Day (10/6/2007)
Replies: 48
Views: 18061

For those who don't know already, it will in fact be a combined field. I'm still waiting on Penn, UVA, VCU, 'Nova, TJHSST, and the Citadel to confirm their attendance and the number of teams/buzzers/volunteers/other discounts they'll have. Also, Mike - is the number of UMD teams holding steady at 2 ...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Sun Sep 30, 2007 8:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BOSCH Appreciation Day HS Division at W&M (10/6/2007)
Replies: 13
Views: 5130

The Citadel has a team? Did not know that. Yeah, it's a college bowl only team, so this would be their first non-CBI appearance if they make it. Liberty used to be CBI only but then started playing in a couple NAQT tournaments the past year or two. Actually we wanted to get Washington & Lee, anothe...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Sun Sep 30, 2007 2:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BOSCH Appreciation Day HS Division at W&M (10/6/2007)
Replies: 13
Views: 5130

Field update: High Schools (not a separate field though): TJ (3) D.C. Area United (Dan Leifer?/Dan Puma/Shantanu Jha/others?) Interested Teams: The Citadel Penn (may be more than 1) UVA (may be more than 1) VCU SVU Villanova - 2? Officially Registered Teams: UMD - 2+ (based on the post in this threa...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Sun Sep 30, 2007 12:59 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: List of College tournament results (academic here)
Replies: 16
Views: 7095

Hieronymus BOSCH Appreciation Day EFT Mirror at W&M: http://wm.facebook.com/event.php?eid=19559069224

I mainly created it to try to gather more volunteer staffers, but whatev.

EDIT: OH CRAP WRONG THREAD WHO'S RETARDED DER....
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Thu Sep 27, 2007 1:48 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAC News
Replies: 42
Views: 11722

Something I found on facebook FTW:
http://chip.justgotowned.com/
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Wed Sep 26, 2007 10:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BOSCH Appreciation Day HS Division at W&M (10/6/2007)
Replies: 13
Views: 5130

I ordered trophies today, and at that point I only knew of 5-6 high school teams that were coming. So I ordered no high school trophies, just a Division II trophy. However, later today I discovered that Howard is coming and that Robinson is interested. So there will be a Division II field with a sig...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Wed Sep 26, 2007 10:47 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: W&M EFT: Hieronymous BOSCH Appreciation Day (10/6/2007)
Replies: 48
Views: 18061

I ordered trophies today, and at that point I only knew of 5-6 high school teams that were coming. So I ordered no high school trophies, just a Division II trophy. However, later today I discovered that Howard is coming and that Robinson is interested. So there will be a Division II field with a sig...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Mon Sep 24, 2007 12:51 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: W&M EFT: Hieronymous BOSCH Appreciation Day (10/6/2007)
Replies: 48
Views: 18061

Sweet, it looks like the William & Mary College Bowl team might play. I'm making them pay the entry fee like a normal team though, so if they play and we have a house team, it could be a fight for the ages between them (also the teams that play college bowl that come will see that it's not us they'r...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Sun Sep 23, 2007 1:23 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BOSCH Appreciation Day HS Division at W&M (10/6/2007)
Replies: 13
Views: 5130

High school teams should let me know by Thursday if they're coming, because that's the latest I can make a decision on whether to have a separate high school field (basically I'll do it if it gets to 8 teams). You don't have to officially register by then and if you really don't know you can let me ...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Sun Sep 23, 2007 1:22 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: W&M EFT: Hieronymous BOSCH Appreciation Day (10/6/2007)
Replies: 48
Views: 18061

High school teams should let me know by Thursday if they're coming, because that's the latest I can make a decision on whether to have a separate high school field (basically I'll do it if it gets to 8 teams). You don't have to officially register by then and if you really don't know you can let me ...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Wed Sep 19, 2007 10:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: W&M EFT: Hieronymous BOSCH Appreciation Day (10/6/2007)
Replies: 48
Views: 18061

Yeah I plan on going no later than 6. I was thinking of about 10-13 rounds (and it might be that only a select few play in the last couple rounds anyway.) It all kind of depends on the number of teams we get too. I'll likely move the cap up to at least 24 now that it looks like the high school divis...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Sun Sep 16, 2007 2:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BOSCH Appreciation Day HS Division at W&M (10/6/2007)
Replies: 13
Views: 5130

This thread is in desperate need of upping. Also, a field update: Strong interest or confirmed: MLW (2) TJ (3) Combined GDS/Gonzaga/Whitman Howard Tucker Somewhat interested: Robinson Collegiate I really want to be able to run a separate high school division, but it can only be guaranteed if we have...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Sat Sep 15, 2007 1:31 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Governor's School Academic Competition (GSAC) XV: December 8
Replies: 37
Views: 16655

How is that even possible without, you know, NAQT questions? Or maybe he was referring to NAQT HSNCT's pairing and room listing matrix??? lol quint...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Wed Sep 12, 2007 2:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: W&M EFT: Hieronymous BOSCH Appreciation Day (10/6/2007)
Replies: 48
Views: 18061

Depending on field size and if we get enough high schools to warrant a separate division or not, we might have a Division II, but we'll see. The high school division is on life support now (only like 3 teams have shown a lot of interest, 3 more are shaky), so that increases the likelihood of just r...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Wed Sep 12, 2007 9:52 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: W&M EFT: Hieronymous BOSCH Appreciation Day (10/6/2007)
Replies: 48
Views: 18061

A bunch of registrations have come in lately, which is good. Remember, you haven't officially registered until you let me know the number of teams/buzzers/volunteers you'll be bringing. The buzzer situation looks like this: Duke - 1 UNC - 2 VCU - 1 NC State - 1 Liberty - 2 UMBC - 1 or 2 UMD - 2 CMU ...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Sat Sep 08, 2007 12:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: W&M EFT: Hieronymous BOSCH Appreciation Day (10/6/2007)
Replies: 48
Views: 18061

Shamelessly bumping this thread. Also, note the field update. I'll just edit it every time we get new teams - you're more likely to see me update this than our actual website. It's good to see that The Citadel will be making what I believe is their first non-CBI appearance. Also, Duke and Penn may s...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Fri Aug 31, 2007 11:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Full Announcement: ACF Fall 2007
Replies: 30
Views: 21501

Steroid McBlooddoper wrote:Good to see VCU still hosting tournaments after Weiner's departure from the school. Maryland should be bringing two-ish teams to the tournament.
Yeah William & Mary will bring some number of teams, probably 1-5 depending on how the corral of recruits pans out and how many drivers we can get.
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Fri Aug 31, 2007 8:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Greatest American Rock Band?
Replies: 65
Views: 20053

Shop Boyz :razz:
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Wed Aug 29, 2007 2:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southern California 2007-08
Replies: 176
Views: 33825

Other then the occasional anomaly team (well, all I can think of is Lakeside 05) there is nothing else good in the whole western US. Mission San Jose '05. Santa Monica '06 (Edit: Actually never mind, now that I read Charlie's post again I see what he's saying, BESIDES Cal no one in the west ever do...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Tue Aug 28, 2007 11:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Some Semblance of Preseason Discussion
Replies: 38
Views: 12613

charlieDfromNKC wrote:Marc Guerci to William & Mary
Jesus Christ I just got at least 40 new recruits today who all played in high school, putting our total incoming recruit count near 60. True story.
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Sun Aug 26, 2007 9:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Favorite Intentional Neg
Replies: 29
Views: 9178

As a member of the other team in the game referenced by Wall of Shawarma , I'd like to state up front that nobody on my team would have gotten the tossup, even from the giveaway, so this particular stall ended up being utterly irrelevant. I'd then like to note that this particular stalling buzz was...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Sun Aug 26, 2007 1:33 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Favorite Intentional Neg
Replies: 29
Views: 9178

Favorite Intentional Neg

In a timed game, it makes sense if you're up somewhere between 10-40 points to buzz with 5-7 seconds left on a tossup with a rambling incorrect answer that'll kill the clock. So I wanted to see what people's intentional negs are (that aren't blitzes), later we can vote on the most hilarious and the ...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Thu Aug 23, 2007 9:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Taft launching soon... (UPDATE: Taft is live!)
Replies: 10
Views: 4648

Re: Taft launching soon...

BuzzerZen wrote:Taft will launch within a week. If you signed up for a coupon on the teaser site, you'll get it when we open up registration. In the meantime, check out the sample tournament, to which I plan on adding more pretend data.
I forgot, how much of a discount was the coupon good for?
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Tue Aug 21, 2007 10:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Question about the RMP distribution
Replies: 19
Views: 6531

leftsaidfred wrote:Isn't that why RMP is one category? Because so many things are tightly tied together?
Yeah but usually college packets aren't supposed to have more than 1/1 of each component of RMP.

And I'm down with Bruce - Ganesh and Amaterasu are definitely Religion.
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Mon Aug 20, 2007 11:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Who let the dogs out? Rant about Michael Vick.
Replies: 35
Views: 8961

I agree with Andrew in that these are still just dogs. His offenses aren't really on par with, say, Elijah Dukes, Myers, Wil Cordero or Jason Kidd. I don't know what other stars have done serious damage to actual human beings. Still, why can't $10 mil a year encourage you to find a hobby where you ...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Mon Aug 20, 2007 3:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Weekend of Quizbowl Goodness?
Replies: 96
Views: 32741

What set this comes from is still up in the air - I'm waiting to hear back from Brown about using EFT, but there are lots of juniorbirds out there for first or second year college questions that would be easily appropriate. EFT probably wouldn't be a good idea, as William and Mary's EFT mirror is p...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Mon Aug 20, 2007 12:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: The judge
Replies: 51
Views: 15108

At the last Penn Bowl UNC brought two Judges they knew were broken, resulting in clap-bowl games. So yeah, the Judge obviously isn't indestructable. Also in close calls I've seen cases of lights flashing on both the red and green side, providing for much hilarity and question replacement. Bottom lin...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Mon Aug 20, 2007 12:48 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Weekend of Quizbowl Goodness?
Replies: 96
Views: 32741

New National?

Governor's Richard Montgomery Gonzaga Thomas Jefferson (well, not directly, but come on, like they wouldn't come, it's in MD) MLK State College Walter Johnson Garfield Heights "North Kansas City United Quizbowl Association" Hunter East Lansing Whitman Wayzata Culver Academies Eden Prairie New Trier...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Wed Aug 08, 2007 2:15 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: W&M EFT: Hieronymous BOSCH Appreciation Day (10/6/2007)
Replies: 48
Views: 18061

I should probably mention something about the CNU/JSR combo. Since this tournament is geared toward less experienced players, for the most part no master teams with mixed affiliation or with anyone not enrolled at an institution of higher education will be allowed (graduate students are welcome thou...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Wed Aug 08, 2007 2:06 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BOSCH Appreciation Day HS Division at W&M (10/6/2007)
Replies: 13
Views: 5130

BOSCH Appreciation Day HS Division at W&M (10/6/2007)

The Early Fall Tournament II Mirror at William & Mary: Hieronymus BOSCH Appreciation Day (Ballin Outrageous Shiznet the College Hosts) will take place on Saturday, October 6th, 2007 in Williamsburg, VA. Registration will be from 8:30 am to 9:15 am with rounds starting at 9:30 am. We're running both ...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Wed Aug 08, 2007 1:51 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: W&M EFT: Hieronymous BOSCH Appreciation Day (10/6/2007)
Replies: 48
Views: 18061

W&M EFT: Hieronymous BOSCH Appreciation Day (10/6/2007)

The Early Fall Tournament II Mirror at William & Mary: Hieronymus BOSCH Appreciation Day (Ballin Outrageous Shiznet the College Hosts) will take place on Saturday, October 6th, 2007 in Williamsburg, VA. Registration will be from 8:30 am to 9:15 am with rounds starting at 9:30 am. We're running a hig...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Wed Jul 25, 2007 6:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Results: ACF Nationals 2008 - Chicago Wins!
Replies: 103
Views: 38444

W&M will likely be there - the date sounds good to me, but then again W&M does everything about two weeks later than everyone else.

Perhaps they chose the date as a means to slowly destroy CBI? That alone is a very commendable reason.
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Sun Jul 22, 2007 12:16 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Entering Freshman Contact List
Replies: 1
Views: 1827

I just heard from Dwight Kidder that he's finished this year's edition and will have it up pretty soon (I'm guessing within a week). W&M leads all Virginia schools so far, w00t
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Wed Jul 18, 2007 5:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Reviving some HSNCT discussion
Replies: 87
Views: 25965

I think I powered that nauru tossup, actually, on something about mining phosphates. Although I like Nauru more than anybody should. WHOA I'm not the only one! I missed power by one syllable, only because I was too slow on buzzing on the phosphate stuff, and I was thinking "Wait, they can't be aski...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Tue Jul 10, 2007 1:03 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: i want to start up a team, have any helpful hints?
Replies: 6
Views: 2968

Talking to the administration may or may not help with funding, though more often than not it leads to a brick wall. What can be more useful is trying to find one guy with the ability to spend a lot of school money however he wants, and then convincing him of the worthiness of quizbowl. When I start...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Sat Jul 07, 2007 11:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Quiz Bowl: The Evolution/Revolution in the Game
Replies: 46
Views: 13627

The bitter taste still lingers and if those are examples of the quiz bowl revolution, I want no part of it. This consumer will spend his money elsewhere, bad tournament or otherwise. Wait, so are you saying you'll avoid some tournaments just because the teams are good and happen to be selective? As...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Wed Jul 04, 2007 11:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: What's up with Matts?
Replies: 15
Views: 5100

Also, it can make players pay less attention to their own individual stats I don't really buy this argument...for one thing, if you keep the same pseudonym the whole tournament, it's not really any different from using your real name the whole tournament (in terms of keeping track of individual sta...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Wed Jul 04, 2007 9:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: What's up with Matts?
Replies: 15
Views: 5100

Speaking of that this upcoming year we will have I think four Matts besides me, though two of them might not be extremely active. This past year the W&M CBI team had three Matts, all of whom lived together in a triple, and we basically recruited the best of them into the quizbowl club. I think going...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Sun Jun 24, 2007 12:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Panasonic Results
Replies: 149
Views: 44363

So who's reppin North Carolina anyway?
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Fri Jun 22, 2007 12:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: What will NAQT do for their nationals in 2008?
Replies: 100
Views: 29978

DC statehood now!!! Why not treat DC as a state, eligible for the same number of slots as any other state with comparable results? It's not as if Marion Barry High School would be showing up. ;-) Otherwise your proposal is a good idea. It may not be implementable until after next year, when we have...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Thu Jun 21, 2007 12:29 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Richard Montgomery HS in MD.
Replies: 13
Views: 3937

Yeah from what I understand the IB draws people from anywhere in Montgomery County, but not outside of that, so it certainly helps.
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Wed Jun 20, 2007 12:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: What will NAQT do for their nationals in 2008?
Replies: 100
Views: 29978

I don't think they'll go with multiple sites and pay for teams to travel to the playoff site, that would lose them too much money for a tournament that probably only returns marginal profits already. In another thread a month or so ago we talked about how they could cap it at 256 -128 play on Saturd...
by Zip Zap Rap Pants
Sat Jun 16, 2007 1:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: RESULTS: Sun 'n Fun Mirror @ UMD, 7/1/07
Replies: 17
Views: 8524

It looks like this date will increase our odds of having two teams, but it's probably going to be 1 for the HSNCT mirror.