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WAO II@ The Internet

Post by An Economic Ignoramus » Sat Nov 25, 2017 9:59 pm

This thread, for now, is to assess interest for a skype mirror of WAO II to be held probably in February after the Stanford mirror happens. For now, we're looking at doing this two weeks after Regs but are not married to the date. HS teams would be allowed, as would open teams (with an increased fee to account for the fact that the deadline on packet submission elapsed a long time ago). Would anyone be interested in this?
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Post by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan » Sun Nov 26, 2017 11:16 pm

I would be interested in this. I'd prefer for it to be on a Sunday.
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Post by An Economic Ignoramus » Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:08 am

Here's a signup sheet solely to gauge interest. Fees will be $100 per team; $60 if the team is 1 or 2 people.
Date will most likely be Jan 28 or Feb 4, but could be later if people want it to.
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... sp=sharing
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Post by The Real Master of Flémalle » Mon Jan 01, 2018 5:53 pm

I'd be interested, time and cost permitting.

Edit: If time permits but cost doesn't I'd also be open to reading instead :P
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Post by adosreme » Tue Jan 02, 2018 4:26 pm

I'm interested in this if anyone wants to team up
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Post by Progcon » Wed Jan 03, 2018 3:50 pm

Just a quick note about this: since Jakob and I are reading for this, and we don't anticipate a ton of teams, I do not think we need any additional staffers at this time. We appreciate those who have graciously volunteered, but I believe firmly in compensating those who read for Skype tournaments, and we don't want to ask people to give their time for free or if they are not needed.

Also, please sign up for this if you are interested ASAP. We would like to pick a date soon.
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Post by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan » Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:19 am

Any update on this?
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Post by An Economic Ignoramus » Fri Jan 12, 2018 1:15 pm

cwest123 wrote:Any update on this?
This will be happening February 4 if we get enough people for four teams; otherwise this'll just be doubles.
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Post by Antrobus63 » Tue Jan 23, 2018 10:03 am

Sorry--didn't see this till now. Alex and I are busy with a family thing on the 4th but could play this Sunday afternoon... if that helps.
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Post by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan » Tue Jan 23, 2018 12:58 pm

Antrobus63 wrote:Sorry--didn't see this till now. Alex and I are busy with a family thing on the 4th but could play this Sunday afternoon... if that helps.
This Sunday would be better for me also. Next Sunday it would depend on what time I get back from SCT.
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Post by Iamteehee » Tue Jan 23, 2018 1:40 pm

If the date was moved to this Sunday, I probably wouldn't be able to play.
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Post by An Economic Ignoramus » Tue Jan 23, 2018 1:58 pm

Antrobus63 wrote:Sorry--didn't see this till now. Alex and I are busy with a family thing on the 4th but could play this Sunday afternoon... if that helps.
Yeah sorry; I'm kind of loath to move the date this late in the process. Enjoy said family thing!
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Post by Progcon » Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:45 am

This is next Sunday February 4th. I'd be pretty pleased with a 4 team tripple round robin (9 games). Please put in your Skype username if you haven't yet and please add me on Skype. I don't think there are many West Coast people playing this mirror, so I'd like to get the show on the road at 10 am EST. I think I will make a Discord (if I can figure out how to do that) so that teams can talk to each other about when rounds ends, skype issues, etc. If I can't get a Discord going, I'll just a make an IRC chat. This tournament should go swimmingly and I'd like to be done by about 6 pm EST so people can, like, watch the Super Bowl and stuff.
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Post by Antrobus63 » Thu Feb 01, 2018 4:34 pm

It looks like the rosters have changed a bit. That's OK... but when will I know what our share out the cost is and whom to pay it to?
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Post by Progcon » Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:00 pm

Jakob and I agreed to change this to 25 dollars per player in light of the unfortunate drops. I'd prefer if teams and players mail checks to my apartment so they should email me for my address. If check is not an option, they can Venmo me the money, but I'd rather have players pay by check. I really do not want to hunt players down for money, so please try to get my mailing info ASAP.
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Post by adosreme » Thu Feb 01, 2018 6:53 pm

You can shift me if you want. Based on the UMD CMST thread, it appears that Michael and I overlap quite a bit anyway.

Edit: Harris, is it okay if I Paypal you the money? I only have Canadian cheques and we don't have Venmo up here.
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Post by Antrobus63 » Thu Feb 01, 2018 8:11 pm

Before anyone else drops... should we start asking around? Most HS kids won't see this unless we prompt them.
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Post by Progcon » Thu Feb 01, 2018 8:27 pm

adosreme wrote:You can shift me if you want. Based on the UMD CMST thread, it appears that Michael and I overlap quite a bit anyway.

Edit: Harris, is it okay if I Paypal you the money? I only have Canadian cheques and we don't have Venmo up here.
Feel free to Paypal me if the fees are low. If not, you can pay me in cash at like Nats or something.
Antrobus63 wrote:Before anyone else drops... should we start asking around? Most HS kids won't see this unless we prompt them.
Please ask around for players but I am going to cap the field at 4 teams.
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Post by adosreme » Thu Feb 01, 2018 10:20 pm

Progcon wrote:Feel free to Paypal me if the fees are low. If not, you can pay me in cash at like Nats or something.
Awesome! I don't think there are any fees for you when I send from a Canadian account to a US one (the one I pay is pretty negligible iirc).
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Post by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan » Sat Feb 03, 2018 10:02 pm

Just wanted to confirm I'm playing this tomorrow.. is there going to be a logistics email or anything?
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Post by Progcon » Sun Feb 04, 2018 1:15 am

Please be in this Discord server at 10 am EST if you are playing this tomorrow. I'd like to start as quickly as possible so please add me and Noah on skype if you haven't yet.
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Post by Progcon » Sun Feb 04, 2018 7:15 pm

This happened. Thanks to all who came out. Team Chloe (Alex, Matt and Michael) won at 4-2 and we stopped after 7 rounds as people wanted to watch Super Bowl. We may read some more of the set later on Discord so keep an eye out for that. If you haven't payed me, please contact me ASAP.
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Post by Antrobus63 » Sun Feb 04, 2018 7:17 pm

Hey Guys, thanks for holding it together with all the drops/switches. Where/when thar be stats?
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Post by Progcon » Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:43 pm

Antrobus63 wrote:Hey Guys, thanks for holding it together with all the drops/switches. Where/when thar be stats?
They are up now.
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