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by krollo
Tue Feb 16, 2021 3:31 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: TAKETHAT (popular music tournament) open for mirrors
Replies: 0
Views: 367

TAKETHAT (popular music tournament) open for mirrors

We’re pleased to announce TAKETHAT, a tossup-only tournament on popular music written by Joseph Krol, Theo Howe and Isaac Renert. The first mirror, played by UK teams, took place this weekend and was very well received, and we'd be delighted to have it mirrored in the US (we're also planning at leas...
by krollo
Tue Dec 22, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: COOT 2021
Replies: 8
Views: 2501

Re: COOT 2021

Just a reminder that this set will be available for mirrors from February 13th - get in contact with us if you're interested in hosting one in your area.
by krollo
Fri Aug 21, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: COOT 2021
Replies: 8
Views: 2501

Re: COOT 2021

AGoodMan wrote: Tue Aug 18, 2020 12:54 pm Will the set have powers?
Yep.
by krollo
Mon Aug 10, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: COOT 2021
Replies: 8
Views: 2501

Re: COOT 2021

2/2 Chemistry and Other Science, broken down over the set as: 12/12 Chemistry 8/8 Maths 3/3 Compsci 2/2 Earth Science 1/1 Miscellaneous Am I reading it correctly that there will be, at maximum, two pure astronomy questions in the set? We intend to include a lot of what would ordinarily be classed a...
by krollo
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CamO 2020 available for mirrors
Replies: 6
Views: 1825

CamO 2020 available for mirrors

Cambridge University Quiz Society are pleased to announce that the Cambridge Open set is now available for mirrors. This set is approximately Regs+ difficulty, and in a break from previous CamOs consists of 22/22 packets with 7-8 line powermarked tossups. The distribution is listed at the end of thi...
by krollo
Sat Apr 27, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Player Poll 2019
Replies: 92
Views: 40075

Re: Player Poll 2019

A few people from Cambridge who might have slipped under the radar: Richard Freeland - In addition to reliably getting any Old Testament, and most New Testament, content early on, he has excellent coverage on essentially all of myth, possibly the best in the UK. He's also terrifyingly good at classi...
by krollo
Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Why don't we have 1/1 math?
Replies: 59
Views: 22689

Re: Why don't we have 1/1 math?

I thought I'd give a few suggestions on this from the perspective of a rather different mathematical education system. In short, math s degrees in the UK tend to have a very significant proportion of applied – my first-year syllabus was about half-and-half, and I've personally ended up studying almo...
by krollo
Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CamO 2019 available for mirrors
Replies: 2
Views: 1342

Re: CamO 2019 available for mirrors

(1/1) Other Anglosphere Literature (US-dominated) (1/1) European Literature (0.8/0.8) World/CL Literature Will things like English-language Nigerian literature go under "Anglosphere" or "World"? Also, will US literature not written in English be under Anglosphere? It's (a little...
by krollo
Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CamO 2019 available for mirrors
Replies: 2
Views: 1342

CamO 2019 available for mirrors

I'm happy to announce that the latest instalment of Cambridge Open is now available for mirrors. It went down well at the UK site a month ago, and we've made improvements to the set based on that since. It's a similar difficulty to previous iterations, around Penn Bowl, though this set is hopefully ...
by krollo
Fri Dec 14, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Is Festivus happening?
Replies: 11
Views: 5464

Re: Is Festivus happening?

I have 20-tossup packet of 'Literary Elements' I'm up for reading, probably around Regs difficulty.