a completely innocuous ict/nats prediction thread

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Post by jmarvin_ » Sun Apr 08, 2018 11:23 pm

real serious mathematically supported predictions:
  • even after the tournament has run its course, nobody is sure whether Berkeley is better than the top east coast / midwest teams
  • OSU loses a game it really shouldnt have because of negs
  • archaeology tossup on turkey
  • another archaeology tossup, not about turkey, which everyone negs with turkey
thats all ive got
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Re: Steven Pinker's Rational, Scientific Nationals Barrel

Post by Muriel Axon » Sun Apr 08, 2018 11:27 pm

jmarvin_ wrote:
  • archaeology tossup on turkey
  • another archaeology tossup, not about turkey, which everyone negs with turkey
this -- but, like, the bird
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Re: Steven Pinker's Rational, Scientific Nationals Barrel

Post by An Economic Ignoramus » Mon Apr 09, 2018 1:11 am

MSU both wins a game we shouldn't have won and loses a game we shouldn't have lost
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Re: Steven Pinker's Rational, Scientific Nationals Barrel

Post by The Stately Rhododendron » Mon Apr 09, 2018 1:16 am

To get real, I think I have gotten much better at neg control, so perhaps I won't repeat some of my more bizarre statlines..
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a completely innocuous ict/nats prediction thread

Post by Auks Ran Ova » Mon Apr 09, 2018 1:18 am

Who will win? Who will not win? Post your thoughts below!

EDIT: or above, thanks a ton forums software

DOUBLE EDIT: jokes are okay, just try to use this thread for something resembling an actual prediction about either of the national tournaments.
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Re: Steven Pinker's Rational, Scientific Nationals Barrel

Post by vinteuil » Mon Apr 09, 2018 9:22 am

The Stately Rhododendron wrote:I won't repeat some of my more bizarre statlines..
I would, uh, settle for Image

I predict that Cambridge ruins a title-contender's day, possibly more than one. And maybe other peoples'!
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Re: a completely innocuous ict/nats prediction thread

Post by Unicolored Jay » Mon Apr 09, 2018 1:38 pm

I have watched 0 games of collegiate quizbowl this year and don't know any of the rosters but I figured it would help generate discussion if I made predictions anyway. Here's DI ICT:

1. Yale A
2. Penn A
3. UC Berkeley A
4. Chicago A
5. Columbia
6. Ohio State
7. Minnesota A
8. Michigan A
9. Northwestern
10. Oklahoma (UG)
11. Missouri
12. WUSTL A
13. McGill A
14. Chicago B
15. Toronto A
16. UC Berkeley B (UG)
17. Stanford A
18. Virginia A
19. Maryland A
20. MIT A
21. Michigan State
22. Duke (UG)
23. NYU A
24. Florida A
25. Harvard A (UG)
26. UC San Diego A
27. Yale B (UG)
28. Kentucky
29. Michigan B (UG)
30. Penn State
31. Colorado
32. UCLA
33. Alabama (UG)
34. Western Kentucky
35. Georgetown (UG)
36. Georgia (Cancellation Requested) Does this mean they are replaced by DePaul (#1 on the standby list)?
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Re: a completely innocuous ict/nats prediction thread

Post by jonah » Mon Apr 09, 2018 1:43 pm

Unicolored Jay wrote:Georgia (Cancellation Requested) Does this mean they are replaced by DePaul (#1 on the standby list)?
We've just gotten in touch with the waitlist teams to see who can attend on short notice, if anyone. Several teams near the top of the waitlist are local. Of course, if there is interest from multiple teams we will stick to the waitlist order.
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Re: a completely innocuous ict/nats prediction thread

Post by The Bold Ideas of Bernie Sanders (I-VT) » Mon Apr 09, 2018 1:56 pm

Unicolored Jay wrote: 36. Georgia (Cancellation Requested) Does this mean they are replaced by DePaul (#1 on the standby list)?
DePaul makes the final four
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Re: a completely innocuous ict/nats prediction thread

Post by Kasper Kaijanen » Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:24 pm

Unicolored Jay wrote: 10. Oklahoma (UG)
11. Missouri
12. WUSTL A
Take that, Itamar/Charles.
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Re: a completely innocuous ict/nats prediction thread

Post by jonah » Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:28 pm

jonah wrote:
Unicolored Jay wrote:Georgia (Cancellation Requested) Does this mean they are replaced by DePaul (#1 on the standby list)?
We've just gotten in touch with the waitlist teams to see who can attend on short notice, if anyone. Several teams near the top of the waitlist are local. Of course, if there is interest from multiple teams we will stick to the waitlist order.
Amherst is coming.
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Re: a completely innocuous ict/nats prediction thread

Post by Make sure your seatbelt is fastened » Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:01 pm

Kasper Kaijanen wrote:
Unicolored Jay wrote: 10. Oklahoma (UG)
11. Missouri
12. WUSTL A
Take that, Itamar/Charles.
https://www.naqt.com/stats/tournament/g ... _id=748236
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Re: a completely innocuous ict/nats prediction thread

Post by Charbroil » Tue Apr 10, 2018 11:58 pm

Make sure your seatbelt is fastened wrote:
Kasper Kaijanen wrote:
Unicolored Jay wrote: 10. Oklahoma (UG)
11. Missouri
12. WUSTL A
Take that, Itamar/Charles.
https://www.naqt.com/stats/tournament/g ... _id=748236
I honestly think your teams are better than ours, but since we're on the subject of last year's ICT...

https://www.naqt.com/stats/tournament/g ... _id=748252

https://www.naqt.com/stats/tournament/g ... _id=748314
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Re: a completely innocuous ict/nats prediction thread

Post by Aaron's Rod » Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:47 am

Charbroil wrote:
Make sure your seatbelt is fastened wrote:
Kasper Kaijanen wrote:
Unicolored Jay wrote: 10. Oklahoma (UG)
11. Missouri
12. WUSTL A
Take that, Itamar/Charles.
https://www.naqt.com/stats/tournament/g ... _id=748236
I honestly think your teams are better than ours, but since we're on the subject of last year's ICT...

https://www.naqt.com/stats/tournament/g ... _id=748252

https://www.naqt.com/stats/tournament/g ... _id=748314
Not to rain on some good-natured shit-talking, but let's not pretend the circumstances are the same as 2017 ICT, either.
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Re: a completely innocuous ict/nats prediction thread

Post by Kasper Kaijanen » Wed Apr 11, 2018 1:32 pm

Charbroil wrote:
Make sure your seatbelt is fastened wrote:
Kasper Kaijanen wrote:
Unicolored Jay wrote: 10. Oklahoma (UG)
11. Missouri
12. WUSTL A
Take that, Itamar/Charles.
https://www.naqt.com/stats/tournament/g ... _id=748236
I honestly think your teams are better than ours, but since we're on the subject of last year's ICT...

https://www.naqt.com/stats/tournament/g ... _id=748252

https://www.naqt.com/stats/tournament/g ... _id=748314
somebody help I'm being cyberbullied

edit: thank you alex
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