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by Ozymandias314
Wed Jul 15, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: On HS Teams Without Coaches
Replies: 68
Views: 7669

Re: On HS Teams Without Coaches

I am not sure that regulating "rogue" or unofficial teams is the most effective way to constrain student misbehavior. While adults may have the opportunity to attain greater maturity, it is to nobody's surprise that adults, even coaches, are more than capable of committing misconduct as well. I don...
by Ozymandias314
Tue Jun 16, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: 2019-20 Groger Ranks Player Poll: RESULTS POSTED
Replies: 35
Views: 5358

Re: 2019-20 Groger Ranks Player Poll

I don't usually make these posts but I guess I will. Karsten should be very high on your poll. Like very very. He was 1st at EFT lit and 3rd at EFT history and this was a field with very good undergraduate and graduate players from Yale/Harvard and such schools. To further demonstrate his monstrous ...
by Ozymandias314
Sun Apr 19, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Quizbowl
Topic: Where are you going to college next year? (2020)
Replies: 37
Views: 8437

Re: Where are you going to college next year? (2020)

I will be going to MIT, where I will continue playing in at least a semi-serious fashion.
by Ozymandias314
Tue Nov 19, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Phillips Academy Winter Tournament III on Dec. 14 (Andover, MA)
Replies: 0
Views: 829

Phillips Academy Winter Tournament III on Dec. 14 (Andover, MA)

Andover Quiz Bowl is happy to announce the Phillips Academy Winter Tournament III (PAWT III) on 14 December 2019. REGISTRATION All high school quiz bowl teams are invited to register. Our current field cap is 12 teams. To register your team, use this link provided by naqt: https://www.naqt.com/regis...
by Ozymandias314
Wed Nov 06, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New England Date Claims 19-20
Replies: 37
Views: 10380

Re: New England Date Claims 19-20

Vincent, Is this still tentative or have I missed the announcement? Phillips Academy would like to tentatively claim December 14th to run the third iteration of our Winter Tournament on an IS set, as usual. Sorry! Have been quite busy with senior year things recently. The request is tentative in th...
by Ozymandias314
Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New England Date Claims 19-20
Replies: 37
Views: 10380

Re: New England Date Claims 19-20

Phillips Academy would like to tentatively claim December 14th to run the third iteration of our Winter Tournament on an IS set, as usual.
by Ozymandias314
Mon Jun 24, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Mirror requests
Topic: FONS V (Novice) (NO LONGER AVAILABLE)
Replies: 12
Views: 5980

Re: FONS V (Novice+)

Deviant Insider wrote: Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:44 am
db0wman wrote: Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:19 am Is there a reason that science is 4/3?
It's actually 5/4. See the last two lines. Also, the total is 22/21, but the post says the total is 22/20.
I think the post implies that they will be "subtracting a bonus", so it will be 22/20...if we're really entertaining this thought
by Ozymandias314
Wed May 29, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2019 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 144
Views: 41114

Re: 2019 HSNCT discussion

Can I see the tossups on "polymerization" (round 23 I think), "irrational", "Fourier" and "aromatic"? Thanks. Edit: also the tossup on "time derivative" please EDIT 2: I was interested with the polymerization tossup because I negged it with "chain reactions", referring to radical chain reactions whe...
by Ozymandias314
Thu May 16, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MA State [email protected] Academy (5/18)
Replies: 4
Views: 2805

Re: MA State [email protected] Academy (5/18)

The field is now final and at 16 teams. Registration is closed. The drop deadline is tomorrow at noon.
by Ozymandias314
Fri May 10, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MA State [email protected] Academy (5/18)
Replies: 4
Views: 2805

Re: MA State [email protected] Academy (5/18)

Sorry I haven't really been on my game for the past few weeks, but the current field (now FINAL AND CAPPED at 16) stands as thus: AB (2/0/0) AMSA (2/2/1) Andover (1/0/0) Belmont (1/1/0) BLS (1/2/0) Bromfield (1/0/0) Lex (2/0/0) Newton South (3/0/0) Plymouth (1/1/1) Weston (1/1/0) "Team Lasal" (1/x/x...
by Ozymandias314
Thu Apr 11, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MA State [email protected] Academy (5/18)
Replies: 4
Views: 2805

MA State [email protected] Academy (5/18)

Phillips Academy Academic Team is happy to announce that we will be hosting Massachusetts State Championships this year on Saturday, May 18th. REGISTRATION All high schools are invited to register, ranging in experience from Super Sunday, High School Quiz Show, or just trying quiz bowl for the first...
by Ozymandias314
Fri Dec 14, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Phillips Academy Winter Tournament II on Dec. 8 (Andover, MA)
Replies: 3
Views: 2583

Re: Phillips Academy Winter Tournament II on Dec. 8 (Andover, MA)

The final results are as follows:

Lexington A
Belmont B
Barrington
Boston Latin
Lexington B
AMSA A
Belmont B
A-B
Andover A
Sharon A
Hingham
Lexington C
Concord Carlisle
AMSA B
Westford
Sharon B
Andover B
Phillips Academy

Thanks to everyone who came!

Finalized stats have also been uploaded.
by Ozymandias314
Wed Nov 28, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Phillips Academy Winter Tournament II on Dec. 8 (Andover, MA)
Replies: 3
Views: 2583

Re: Phillips Academy Winter Tournament II on Dec. 8 (Andover, MA)

The field is now full so all subsequent teams will be placed on a first come first serve wait list. I will send out an email in a few days with additional details about the tournament.
by Ozymandias314
Sun Nov 18, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Phillips Academy Winter Tournament II on Dec. 8 (Andover, MA)
Replies: 3
Views: 2583

Re: Phillips Academy Winter Tournament II on Dec. 8 (Andover, MA)

Current Field (Teams/Buzzers/Staffers)
AB (1/1/0)
AMSA (2/2/1)
Andover High (2/1/0)
Barrington (1/0/0)
Belmont (2/2/0)
BLS (1/2/0)
Concord Carlisle (1/0/0)
Hingham (1/1/1)
Lexington (3/0/0)
Sharon (2/2/0)
Westford (1/0/0)
House (1/x/x)
Total (18/11/2)

Waitlist
Lexington D
by Ozymandias314
Wed Nov 14, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New England date claims '17-'18
Replies: 45
Views: 27234

Re: New England date claims '17-'18

Can we get this archived?
by Ozymandias314
Wed Nov 14, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New England Date Claims '18-'19
Replies: 35
Views: 17117

Re: New England Date Claims '18-'19

The Hands Resist Him wrote: Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:44 pm
troyharris wrote: Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:06 pm With BHSAT set for Feb. 2, Plymouth plans to run a Scottie mirror on February 9.
Not that this affects the Scottie mirror, but the date for BHSAT was changed to the 16th (http://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic. ... 80#p350699) (Vincent please edit the post thanks)
Yes charles
by Ozymandias314
Thu Nov 01, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New England Date Claims '18-'19
Replies: 35
Views: 17117

Re: New England Date Claims '18-'19

Would just like to say that we have confirmed that IS-179 will be used at the Phillips Academy Winter Tournament II. The link to the forums thread is: http://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=22031
by Ozymandias314
Thu Nov 01, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Phillips Academy Winter Tournament II on Dec. 8 (Andover, MA)
Replies: 3
Views: 2583

Phillips Academy Winter Tournament II on Dec. 8 (Andover, MA)

Andover Quiz Bowl is happy to announce the Phillips Academy Winter Tournament II (PAWT I) on 8 December 2018. REGISTRATION All high school quiz bowl teams are invited to register. Our current field cap is 18 teams. To register your team, use this link provided by naqt: https://www.naqt.com/registrat...
by Ozymandias314
Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: Help training a math player for quiz bowl
Replies: 6
Views: 6731

Re: Help training a math player for quiz bowl

Some advice for comp math, which I happen to be quite alright at, even though I concede its no longer my favorite type of quizbowl question. Comp Math ends up being very different from all other quiz bowl questions. They're also pretty different from Math competitions, as you won't really be seeing ...
by Ozymandias314
Sat Oct 27, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Boston Latin Tournament (BLT) I (Scobol Solo/SCOP 9 Mirror) 10/27/18
Replies: 25
Views: 8739

Re: Boston Latin Tournament (BLT) I (Scobol Solo/SCOP 9 Mirror) 10/27/18

Well, I'd like to start off my saying that I had fun at the tournament, but there are still some things that really did not sit well with me: -The Solo tournament was rather doomed from the start, it's certainly not Boston Latin's fault...the circuit is too small to really have a significant solo to...
by Ozymandias314
Fri Sep 28, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New England Date Claims '18-'19
Replies: 35
Views: 17117

Re: New England Date Claims '18-'19

james.wedgwood wrote: Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:52 pm Yale would like to claim February 9 for BHSAT 2019.
this thread: http://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic. ... at#p349968 seems to indicate that bhsat is actually Feb. 2, which would also conflict with an nhbb tournament. can this be clarified?
by Ozymandias314
Mon Jul 23, 2018 1:32 am
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: Quinterest.org seems to be down
Replies: 4
Views: 5803

Quinterest.org seems to be down

Hello all, I originally mentioned this on the not-so-serious facebook memepage, but thought it would probably be more appropriate/constructive to ask this here: Does anyone know why quinterest.org is currently not working. It's been like this for at least a day or two, and while quizdb is a fine alt...
by Ozymandias314
Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New England Date Claims '18-'19
Replies: 35
Views: 17117

Re: New England Date Claims '18-'19

Phillips Academy is tentatively claiming Dec. 8 for some sort of IS set under the name PAWT.
We're also even more tentatively claiming the weekend before HSNCT for 2019 state championships, which should also help for nationals prep to all the teams that are going.
by Ozymandias314
Mon May 21, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New England Date Claims '18-'19
Replies: 35
Views: 17117

New England Date Claims '18-'19

This is the date claim thread/schedule for the New England circuit for the 18-19 school year. I will keep this post updated with all high school/middle school tournaments, nhbb tournaments and college tournaments open to high school players in New England and national tournaments. Phillips Academy w...
by Ozymandias314
Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: State of quizbowl in Mass
Replies: 13
Views: 6828

Re: State of quizbowl in Mass

Well, another season has certainly flown by...and I must say, it's been a fun one. 7 Massachusetts Teams will be at HSNCT in May, representing 6 schools, while AMSA will also be at PACE, so it's safe to say that the higher tier of MA quizbowl is still somewhat intact. Looking at the bigger picture, ...
by Ozymandias314
Thu Mar 15, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Quizbowl
Topic: Your Worst Moment In Quizbowl
Replies: 16
Views: 9919

Re: Your Worst Moment In Quizbowl

My school was hosting a tournament and being a lazy-ish sophomore I didn't feel like staffing so they let me solo the tournament, which was pretty lit Turns out I was a lot worse than I even thought, and I had 8 negs in one game (remarkable ended up positive with 1-4-8), but yeah it was pretty terri...
by Ozymandias314
Sat Mar 03, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MA NASAT 2018?
Replies: 5
Views: 3136

Re: MA NASAT 2018?

Pretty sure funding has always been the main hurdle for Massachusetts NASAT (also our relative lack of skill compared to some of the big quizbowl states) Am interested in somehow fielding a team for MA, even though I probably won't be on this year's iteration of the team, and I'm definitely interest...
by Ozymandias314
Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: LIIIMIT @ Lexington High School, MA (1/6/18)
Replies: 9
Views: 4285

Re: LIIIMIT @ Lexington High School, MA (1/6/18)

Any chance someone can direct me to a discussion forum for the set? Thanks!
by Ozymandias314
Mon Jan 08, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New England Discussion '17-'18
Replies: 24
Views: 8650

Re: New England Discussion '17-'18

I suppose after LIIIMIT is when I attempt a stab at some sort of discussion, although I will notably still focus on MA teams simply due to my lack of knowledge of other circuits. Tier 1, in no particular order, just in a certain order: Lexington A: One of the strongest teams in the circuit, per usua...
by Ozymandias314
Mon Dec 04, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New England Discussion '17-'18
Replies: 24
Views: 8650

Re: New England Discussion '17-'18

I believe Team Vincent will find moderate success at the upcoming tournament. If he wants to perform well in the prelims, he will have to get a good night's sleep and a healthy, nutritious breakfast. I would also recommend eating a protein-packed, carbohydrate-rich lunch to fuel the afternoon games...
by Ozymandias314
Wed Nov 29, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: State of quizbowl in Mass
Replies: 13
Views: 6828

Re: State of quizbowl in Mass

Nick Rommel mentioned in a post in the "State of Good Quizbowl" thread that Massachusetts quizbowl has built up through a sort of "grassroots approach". Indeed, many teams in the state, my school's included operate with little to no input from coaches. However, as mentioned before, the state of quiz...
by Ozymandias314
Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CMFT 4- Marlborough, MA
Replies: 3
Views: 2801

Re: CMFT 4- Marlborough, MA

Just wondering if this tournament has HSNCT/PACE qualifying?
by Ozymandias314
Sun Sep 24, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Plymouth Regional HS Inaugural Academic Tournament 9/30/17
Replies: 10
Views: 4683

Re: Plymouth Regional HS Inaugural Academic Tournament 9/30/

Could we have a field update and update on HSNCT/PACE status? Thanks!

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