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by JA01
Sat Sep 19, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: LIT Northeast Online Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (Sept. 26)
Replies: 11
Views: 2366

Re: LIT Northeast Online Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (Sept. 26)

As of 9/19, all teams on the wait list have been placed into the field. We actually still have one spot left . If any school wants to fill that last spot, please sign up ASAP. First come, first serve. We also still need some more staffers. If any teams want to provide a staffer, please let me know A...
by JA01
Thu Sep 17, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: LIT Northeast Online Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (Sept. 26)
Replies: 11
Views: 2366

Re: LIT Northeast Online Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (Sept. 26)

Can you publicize the wait list?
Just added waitlist to field post
by JA01
Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: LIT Northeast Online Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (Sept. 26)
Replies: 11
Views: 2366

Re: LIT Northeast Online Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (Sept. 26)

To account for bonuses, we have changed the start time to 9 am ET. Anyone interested in staffing can sign up with this form. https://forms.gle/ALmJRjuqNgbXvvmg6 This form is for outside staffers not affiliated with a team competing at this tournament. Outside staffers will be paid $20 USD. (We have ...
by JA01
Tue Sep 15, 2020 12:13 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: LIT Northeast Online Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (Sept. 26)
Replies: 11
Views: 2366

Re: LIT Northeast Online Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (Sept. 26)

Outside staffers that are not affiliated with a team participating in this tournament will be paid $20 USD. Please either respond to this thread or email [email protected].com if you are interested. Although the 16 team field cap has been met, schools may still register. They will be put on a wait l...
by JA01
Sun Sep 13, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: LIT Northeast Online Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (Sept. 26)
Replies: 11
Views: 2366

Re: LIT Northeast Online Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (Sept. 26)

I’ve made an error in the eligibility for this tournament. Closed high school teams ARE allowed to play this mirror. Original post edited to reflect this.
by JA01
Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: LIT Northeast Online Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (Sept. 26)
Replies: 11
Views: 2366

Re: LIT Northeast Online Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (Sept. 26)

We’re about 2 weeks out until the tournament. Get those registrations in!
by JA01
Sun Sep 06, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2020 ACF Fall at Stony Brook University (10/17/2020)
Replies: 0
Views: 453

2020 ACF Fall at Stony Brook University (10/17/2020)

I am pleased to announce that the Northeast site of 2020 ACF Fall will be held at Discord on Saturday, October 17, 2020. The tournament will take place virtually on Discord. The opening meeting will begin at 9:45 am ET and gameplay will begin at 10 am ET. I, Jade Anderson, will be the tournament dir...
by JA01
Thu Aug 27, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: LIT Northeast Online Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (Sept. 26)
Replies: 11
Views: 2366

Re: LIT Northeast Online Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (Sept. 26)

Due to complications with Stony Brook's Student Government, we actually won't be able to accept payments until the day of the tournament, Sept. 26. The day of the tournament, each team will receive an email with payment info that will include a summary of any possible discount. Also as of now, check...
by JA01
Sun Aug 23, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (NEW DATE August 15)
Replies: 25
Views: 4272

Re: CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (NEW DATE August 15)

The Bail Project and Feeding America has received $350 each from this tournament. Thanks again for everyone who participated!
by JA01
Thu Aug 20, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: LIT Northeast Online Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (Sept. 26)
Replies: 11
Views: 2366

Re: LIT Northeast Online Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (Sept. 26)

Post reserved for field. Initial field of 16 teams but is subject to change based on interest and staffers. 31/32 (Number of teams, staffers) Bowdoin College (1/0) Harvard A (1/0) MIT (4/0) Brandeis (5/1) Belmont (1/0) NYU (3/0) Yale (2/2) Brown (1/0) Illinois (3/1) Columbia (3/1) Cornell (2/0) Harv...
by JA01
Thu Aug 20, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: LIT Northeast Online Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (Sept. 26)
Replies: 11
Views: 2366

LIT Northeast Online Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (Sept. 26)

I hope everyone is doing well and staying safe. The quiz bowl team at Stony Brook University will be hosting an online mirror of Longhorn Invitation Tournament (LIT) on Saturday, September 26th, 2020. More information on the set is available with this link https://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php...
by JA01
Sun Aug 16, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (NEW DATE August 15)
Replies: 25
Views: 4272

Re: CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (NEW DATE August 15)

CAMP will be posted to the archives soon. If anyone is up for it, I can read some questions over the main qb Discord tomorrow. Thank you all for participating! Stats can be found here https://hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/6504/ Please please please pay the entry fee if you haven't already. All the p...
by JA01
Sun Aug 16, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Longhorn Invitational Tournament (LIT, Fall 2020)
Replies: 24
Views: 10552

Re: Longhorn Invitational Tournament (LIT, Fall 2020)

Has my email been received about hosting a northeast mirror? My email is [email protected]

Edit: spelling
by JA01
Thu Aug 13, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (NEW DATE August 15)
Replies: 25
Views: 4272

Re: CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (NEW DATE August 15)

Cheynem wrote: Wed Aug 12, 2020 10:34 am Are there any updates on this? Is August 15 going to work?
CAMP is still on for August 15. The logistics emails have been sent to both players and staff. If you haven't received it, email me at [email protected]
by JA01
Thu Aug 06, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Mirror requests
Topic: Wolfie Bowl HS Regs 2020-2021 Available for Mirrors HS OPEN ONLY
Replies: 0
Views: 467

Wolfie Bowl HS Regs 2020-2021 Available for Mirrors HS OPEN ONLY

Hello all, (I finally got some wifi, thank god) I am happy to announce that we are making Wolfie Bowl available for mirrors for the 2020-2021 season. This set is available for HS OPEN ONLY mirrors. This means that the field will consist of chimera teams. We made this decision as to not over saturate...
by JA01
Tue Aug 04, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (NEW DATE August 15)
Replies: 25
Views: 4272

Re: CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 8)

I’m sorry to say that I have to postpone CAMP due to my power being out from a storm. The electric company says it be back up for a couple days and I can’t run a tournament without a charged computer. The new date will be August 15. I apologize for an inconvenience. Feel free to reach out to me thro...
by JA01
Tue Aug 04, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Tri-State Area Date Claims 2020-2021
Replies: 12
Views: 1713

Re: Tri-State Area Date Claims 2020-2021

Stony Brook will host a mirror of MOQBA Novice on January 9th online and exclusively for the New York, New Jersey, Connecticut Tri State Area.
by JA01
Sat Aug 01, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (NEW DATE August 15)
Replies: 25
Views: 4272

Re: CAMP I Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 8)

I apologize for the lack of announcements and updates. This tournament is still happening and all participants should receive an email with the server link within the next couple days. Payments can be made via Venmo @Jade-Anderson-32 or PayPal [email protected].com From there, they will be donated to...
by JA01
Sat Aug 01, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]
Replies: 28
Views: 4943

Re: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]

Wolfie Bowl happened and it was a moderate success! I'd like to thank all the players who competed. Everyone did so well and it was great that the set was mostly well received. I'd also like to thank the staff. They did a great job even when stuff got confusing. We really couldn't have done it witho...
by JA01
Fri Jul 31, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]
Replies: 28
Views: 4943

Re: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]

Wolfie Bowl Subcategory Distribution EDIT: This has been fixed so that every value more or less adds up to the road category distribution. Some may not add up to exactly 1 because of decimals. I apologize for what might be the ugliest distribution ever. I also apologize for doing the math incorrect...
by JA01
Thu Jul 30, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]
Replies: 28
Views: 4943

Re: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]

IMPORTANT UPDATE We are two days away from the tournament. We need everyone to pay their entry fees as well as join the server. If you have not gotten the server link or unsure if you have paid yet, please contact [email protected].com There will be a staff meeting on Friday 3pm ET for staffers who ...
by JA01
Mon Jul 20, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]
Replies: 28
Views: 4943

Re: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]

Current field can be found here https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/13IyT3s_ugimpfzITg8KD81OGBNOSjLo5yIlIHiuIsAw/edit?usp=sharing Feel free to message questions about the field. We have a decent amount of teams on the waitlist. We'd love to extend the cap if we can get enough staffers. Any of tho...
by JA01
Wed Jul 15, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Scattergories 4 online (8/22/20)
Replies: 12
Views: 3377

Re: Scattergories 4 online (8/22/20)

Same as Mike Cheyne, I'd be happy to play for a team that isn't full
by JA01
Sun Jul 12, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]
Replies: 28
Views: 4943

Re: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]

We reached our max amount of teams. Any new teams that register will be put on the waiting list. Players who have not registered, but are on a registered team can still sign up. We have a couple spots open still for free agents. Also if you have less than four players of your team and unless you hav...
by JA01
Thu Jul 09, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Playtesting for Wolfie Bowl
Replies: 3
Views: 524

Re: Playtesting for Wolfie Bowl

Traditionally, I think it's best to playtest high school questions only with players who are ineligible (i.e. graduated from high school.) Else, you create weird incentives and it's harder to reveal answers because there isn't as much contact between current potential players of this set and colleg...
by JA01
Thu Jul 09, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]
Replies: 28
Views: 4943

Re: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]

JA01 wrote: Thu Jul 09, 2020 11:26 pm
kidgib wrote: Thu Jul 09, 2020 6:51 pm Is there any possibility to see a Google sheets of the teams competing to see exactly who is going and how many teams are participating?
This is the field as of July 9th 11:27pm
Ok I forgot to attach the file

If anyone has any questions, feel free to email or PM me
by JA01
Thu Jul 09, 2020 11:26 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]
Replies: 28
Views: 4943

Re: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]

kidgib wrote: Thu Jul 09, 2020 6:51 pm Is there any possibility to see a Google sheets of the teams competing to see exactly who is going and how many teams are participating?
This is the field as of July
by JA01
Thu Jul 09, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Playtesting for Wolfie Bowl
Replies: 3
Views: 524

Playtesting for Wolfie Bowl

The Stony Brook team is holding playtesting sessions for our upcoming Wolfie Bowl tournament. Sessions will be held July 13-16 at 6 pm EDT over a Discord server. Players that have registered already for Wolfie Bowl CANNOT participate in playtesting. If you're thinking of registering, but have not do...
by JA01
Fri Jul 03, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (NEW DATE August 15)
Replies: 25
Views: 4272

Re: CAMP I Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 8)

The field cap is now extended to 16 teams. I advise those who signed up as free agents to arrange a team as soon as possible or I will arrange teams based on the list order on the spreadsheet. Once you do organize a team, email or PM me to let me know. I also might have to put free agents on already...
by JA01
Sun Jun 28, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (NEW DATE August 15)
Replies: 25
Views: 4272

Re: CAMP I Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 8)

There about 3 teams in the waitlist as of the time I am writing this. I need more staffers to increase the cap. I hope to increase the cap because I want everyone who wishes to play, play. To reiterate, staffers will be paid $20.
by JA01
Mon Jun 22, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: National Charity QB Tournament
Replies: 20
Views: 3132

Re: National Charity QB Tournament

The notion of writing an entire tournament question set in a month brings a lot of skepticism. Many of the concerns is that the questions will not be of high quality given the amount of time spent writing and editing them. I recommend postponing the tournament until August at the earliest and possib...
by JA01
Mon Jun 22, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (NEW DATE August 15)
Replies: 25
Views: 4272

Re: CAMP I Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 8)

The 12 team cap is just about full. If I get more staffers, I will raise the cap. Those interested in staffing can sign up on the spreadsheet that’s in the original post. Staffers will be paid $20.
by JA01
Wed Jun 17, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: How do you add a round to Packetizor format?
Replies: 0
Views: 489

How do you add a round to Packetizor format?

I need to add a round to a format on Packetizor. How do I do that?
by JA01
Wed Jun 17, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]
Replies: 28
Views: 4943

Re: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]

vedul wrote: Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:10 am Is this tournament HS-open or closed?
open
by JA01
Wed Jun 17, 2020 2:16 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]
Replies: 28
Views: 4943

Re: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]

open, but like only for high schoolers or college freshmen
by JA01
Mon Jun 15, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]
Replies: 28
Views: 4943

Re: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]

Quick update: So the difficulty has been modified just a teeny bit. I previously said it was equivalent to an IS-A set, but now it's somewhere in between IS-A and IS-S. High schoolers should still be able to answer the questions.
by JA01
Mon Jun 15, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: National Charity QB Tournament
Replies: 20
Views: 3132

Re: National Charity QB Tournament

48 teams a whole lot to have for an online tournament. Also, are you accepting outside staffers?
by JA01
Fri Jun 12, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]
Replies: 28
Views: 4943

Re: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]

The packets are about 70% finished. Make sure to register!
by JA01
Wed Jun 10, 2020 1:23 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (NEW DATE August 15)
Replies: 25
Views: 4272

Re: CAMP I Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 8)

Now offering payment of $20 to staffers for CAMP and I will also put forth at least an additional 7% of the funds to go to the charities to ensure a substantial amount is donated.
by JA01
Mon Jun 08, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: National Charity QB Tournament
Replies: 20
Views: 3132

Re: National Charity QB Tournament

"open to all"

so is this only HS or is it open?
by JA01
Mon Jun 01, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (NEW DATE August 15)
Replies: 25
Views: 4272

Re: CAMP I Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 8)

The past few days in the U.S. have hard to watch. This tournament started as a way to raise money for those suffering from the Covid-19 pandemic, and now it will additionally raise money to combat inequality. The proceeds of this tournament will now be completely donated to Feeding America and The B...
by JA01
Mon May 25, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Cambridge Open Online (5/24)
Replies: 35
Views: 5842

Re: Cambridge Open Online (5/24)

Just curious, when will payment for staffers be distributed?
by JA01
Sun May 24, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (NEW DATE August 15)
Replies: 25
Views: 4272

Re: CAMP I Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 2020)

CAMP will be on August 8, 2020. Because it’s so far in advance, I’m temporarily closing registrations until it’s closer to the tournament so all the spots don’t fill up so quickly. If I can get more staff, I can raise the cap. Even teams or individuals who registered before May 24 are still good to ...
by JA01
Fri May 22, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: Practices, Scrimmages, Online Packets, and Playtesting
Topic: Avatar: TLA and LoK Trash Packets
Replies: 1
Views: 561

Avatar: TLA and LoK Trash Packets

I am pleased to announce two quiz bowl packets in the style of NAQT that are all about Avatar: The Last Airbender and Legend of Korra. I have written and edited both packets myself. A lot of people have been watching and rewatching ATLA since it has been recently added to the Netflix collection, so ...
by JA01
Thu May 21, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Summer Events?
Replies: 7
Views: 1651

Re: Summer Events?

I’m organizing a house written tournament on August 1 and an all film tournament sometime after that in August.
by JA01
Wed May 20, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (NEW DATE August 15)
Replies: 25
Views: 4272

Re: CAMP I Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 2020)

To be honest, since there are only four packets and there are teams, I wouldn't mind having bonuses. But they do make an event longer and harder to write. I was experimenting with bonuses in the set, but it did make it more difficult to write and would slow down the pace a lot. For now it’ll be tos...
by JA01
Wed May 20, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (NEW DATE August 15)
Replies: 25
Views: 4272

Re: CAMP I Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 2020)

Ooh, exciting! Any projection of what the trash/art, English/foreign-language, old/new balances will be? I can’t guarantee an exact distribution of time periods, but there will be more English speaking films since those are more known at least where I’m from. Still there will be some foreign films ...
by JA01
Wed May 20, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (NEW DATE August 15)
Replies: 25
Views: 4272

Re: CAMP I Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 2020)

Cheynem wrote: Wed May 20, 2020 12:21 pm Depending on the date, sounds fun...looking for a team.

BTW, you say "no bonuses" but the distro still has things like 8/8.
Oh wow. I just realized that. My bad, I will fix that
by JA01
Wed May 20, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (NEW DATE August 15)
Replies: 25
Views: 4272

CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (NEW DATE August 15)

Greetings! Hope everyone is staying safe! I am excited to announce the first ever CAMP (Crazy Amount of Motion Pictures) Online Tournament! All proceeds not going to staff will be donated to Feeding America and The Bail Project. Time & Place The tournament will take place over Discord on August 8, 2...