1989 Allen Ludden at Auburn

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1989 Allen Ludden at Auburn

Postby ValenciaQBowl » Tue Dec 08, 2009 1:22 pm

This was the best tournament of 1989 in the Southeast. I totally smoked toss-ups on HP Lovecraft and Lou Reed. But on the other hand, Georgia Tech beat my UF team something like 400-60. But we got to listen repeatedly to my cassette of The English Beat's "Wh'appen" the whole way back to Gainesville, so it was cool.
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Re: 1989 Allen Ludden at Auburn

Postby Important Bird Area » Tue Dec 08, 2009 2:19 pm

It's the earliest tournament listed on the Stanford archive!
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Re: 1989 Allen Ludden at Auburn

Postby Susan » Tue Dec 08, 2009 2:23 pm

It's the finest Designate Bowl set in all the land.
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Re: 1989 Allen Ludden at Auburn

Postby ValenciaQBowl » Tue Dec 08, 2009 3:06 pm

I was usually too lazy back then to actually write questions for the team, but I do like the two-line toss-up on "Heisei," or "Achieving Peace," in the UF packet! Who says we didn't know stuff back then?
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Re: 1989 Allen Ludden at Auburn

Postby Broad-tailed Grassbird » Tue Dec 08, 2009 10:32 pm

what was the date of this tournament?
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Re: 1989 Allen Ludden at Auburn

Postby ValenciaQBowl » Wed Dec 09, 2009 1:19 pm

Hmm, I think it was in March. I know it was in spring, as it wasn't football season.
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Re: 1989 Allen Ludden at Auburn

Postby ValenciaQBowl » Wed Dec 09, 2009 2:33 pm

Also, as I was thinking about this tournament (my first outside of UF, FSU, Berry, or Stetson, who actually had a program in the 80s), I remembered that the all-stars were determined by a vote of the teams. Each team wrote down the top four players they played against, and the top four got little plaques or something. I remember our captain, Mike Brooks, writing stuff like "guy with glasses from Tennessee" and such, since we didn't necessarily learn names.

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Re: 1989 Allen Ludden at Auburn

Postby jmannor2 » Sat Oct 27, 2012 12:22 pm

I was unaware that Auburn ever had a team prior to this past year.
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Re: 1989 Allen Ludden at Auburn

Postby fryede » Tue Apr 09, 2013 1:33 pm

jmannor2 wrote:I was unaware that Auburn ever had a team prior to this past year.


Auburn won the very first Trash tournament back in 1993.
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