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by JA01
Thu May 05, 2022 5:32 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Hosting a tournament
Replies: 1
Views: 581

Re: Hosting a tournament

This guide is pretty helpful https://coloradoqb.org/tournaments/hosting/. You would have to find questions to read though. Not sure if there are a lot of collegiate history only sets so you'd probably have to write it.
by JA01
Thu Apr 07, 2022 12:58 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: DRAMA Musical Theater Set Announcement
Replies: 4
Views: 663

Re: DRAMA Musical Theater Set Announcement

will the projected mirror be online?
by JA01
Tue Feb 01, 2022 10:39 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Advice appreciated - editing UK trash tournament
Replies: 9
Views: 1433

Re: Advice appreciated - editing UK trash tournament

I feel like a lot of trash writers try to be cutesy with their trash questions. Examples being references to the quiz bowl community or meta references to the writers. I find these questions a bit annoying, especially when you feel [cheated] out of points because the writers were trying to make a f...
by JA01
Tue Feb 01, 2022 6:30 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Advice appreciated - editing UK trash tournament
Replies: 9
Views: 1433

Re: Advice appreciated - editing UK trash tournament

I feel like a lot of trash writers try to be cutesy with their trash questions. Examples being references to the quiz bowl community or meta references to the writers. I find these questions a bit annoying, especially when you feel [cheated] out of points because the writers were trying to make a fu...
by JA01
Sat Jan 29, 2022 8:17 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2022 ACF Regionals at Stony Brook (01/29/2022)
Replies: 2
Views: 1806

Re: 2022 ACF Regionals at Stony Brook (01/29/2022)

Thank you everyone for participating in the tournament, we hope you had a great time. Stats can be found here https://hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/7272/stats/.

Congratulations to Cornell B for winning the undergraduate title and to Cornell A for winning the overall title.
by JA01
Thu Jan 27, 2022 2:29 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2022 ACF Regionals at Stony Brook (01/29/2022)
Replies: 2
Views: 1806

Re: 2022 ACF Regionals at Stony Brook (01/29/2022)

Logistics emails for both staff and teams have been sent as well as invoices. Please let me know if you have not received those.
by JA01
Wed Dec 08, 2021 8:58 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2022 ACF Regionals at Stony Brook (01/29/2022)
Replies: 2
Views: 1806

2022 ACF Regionals at Stony Brook (01/29/2022)

I am pleased to announce that the Upper Mid-Atlantic site of 2022 ACF Regionals will be held at Stony Brook on Saturday, January 29, 2022. The tournament will take placeover Zoom. The opening meeting will begin at 8:45 am ET and gameplay will begin at 9 am ET. I, Jade Anderson, will be the tournamen...
by JA01
Mon Nov 08, 2021 2:34 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2022 ACF Regionals Global Announcement (January 29, 2022)
Replies: 11
Views: 13261

Re: 2022 ACF Regionals Global Announcement (January 29, 2022)

I sent an email requesting a half packet distribution last week, but have not received a reply. I’m just wondering if the message sent through.
by JA01
Tue Oct 26, 2021 6:29 pm
Forum: Practices, Scrimmages, Online Packets, and Playtesting
Topic: Stony Brook Open Trash set reading + The Lost Questions
Replies: 1
Views: 931

Re: Stony Brook Open Trash set reading + The Lost Questions

I apologize for not holding the set read on 10/24. I have since uploaded the set and it should be on the archive soon
by JA01
Wed Oct 20, 2021 10:10 pm
Forum: Practices, Scrimmages, Online Packets, and Playtesting
Topic: Stony Brook Open Trash set reading + The Lost Questions
Replies: 1
Views: 931

Stony Brook Open Trash set reading + The Lost Questions

Hi,

I'm going to be doing an online reading of the Stony Brook Open Trash (STROT) set on 10/24 at 8pm ET on the mainqb discord server. Also there will be a reading of the lost questions from that mysterious 6th packet.
by JA01
Wed Oct 20, 2021 11:56 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Quizbowl
Topic: Best sets from the past couple years?
Replies: 5
Views: 1703

Re: Best sets from the past couple years?

Cheynem wrote: Tue Oct 19, 2021 11:43 pm Is this for high school? What level of difficulty are you thinking of?
Preferably college but high school is fine too
by JA01
Tue Oct 19, 2021 9:38 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Quizbowl
Topic: Best sets from the past couple years?
Replies: 5
Views: 1703

Best sets from the past couple years?

What are some of the best written (cleared) sets that you would recommend players to play and/or writers to read to improve their skills?
by JA01
Sun Sep 26, 2021 12:00 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2021 ACF Fall: Global Announcement (October 16)
Replies: 23
Views: 13155

Re: 2021 ACF Fall: Global Announcement (October 16)

I previously emailed ACF and the TD for the California online site, but I haven't received a response yet. Stony Brook Quiz Bowl is not currently funded by our USG, so we lack the funds and means to travel to MIT. We are currently trying to independently get transportation but to no avail yet. We ar...
by JA01
Wed Sep 15, 2021 11:53 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Quizbowl
Topic: Looking for QQBC 2022 Staffers
Replies: 4
Views: 1290

Re: Looking for QQBC 2022 Staffers

My question is more of the latter
by JA01
Tue Sep 14, 2021 11:19 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Quizbowl
Topic: Looking for QQBC 2022 Staffers
Replies: 4
Views: 1290

Re: Looking for QQBC 2022 Staffers

On the website it says "while current high school juniors and seniors are preferred, we love seeing applications from enthusiastic high school QuizBowl players." Are these prospective staffers the ones teaching the sessions? If so, how is a high schooler considered an expert in a subject?
by JA01
Mon Aug 16, 2021 2:53 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)
Replies: 21
Views: 4538

Re: Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)

Here are the stats for the tournament https://hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/7006/stats/all_games/ Thank you to everyone involved and congratulations to Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Pizza for sweeping the field and winning 1st! The top scorer was Yogesh Raut with a PPG of 101! Again, th...
by JA01
Wed Aug 11, 2021 11:13 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)
Replies: 21
Views: 4538

Re: Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)

Field is now closed. Any new teams will be put on a standby list. We also need a couple staffers who will be paid $20.
by JA01
Wed Aug 11, 2021 7:43 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)
Replies: 21
Views: 4538

Re: Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)

Cheynem wrote: Wed Aug 11, 2021 1:49 pm What is the format of the tournament?
Three rounds then rebracket then two rounds I believe.
by JA01
Mon Aug 09, 2021 10:07 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)
Replies: 21
Views: 4538

Re: Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)

Field: Power Brokers Florida Blue Florida Orange Legion of Tamil Nadu Geoffrey Chen Colossal Head Epic Rap Battle Epic (Epic) Yukon Gold Government Mandated 7/7 CanCon Gentlemen Free Agents (4 players) Hateship, Friendship, etc. Dead Men Walking Dead Man Down Field cap at 12 teams. We're still look...
by JA01
Sun Aug 08, 2021 9:58 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)
Replies: 21
Views: 4538

Re: Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)

Quick Update:

Registration will be open until the day of the tournament.

We're also looking for a couple of staffers. We will pay $20.
by JA01
Tue Aug 03, 2021 3:01 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)
Replies: 21
Views: 4538

Re: Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)

Will this tournament be using buzzin.live, or an equivalent service? If you haven't decided one way or the other regarding that yet, I would humbly request that buzzin.live or an equivalent be used; my team much prefers that to chat-buzzing in Discord, and I would assume my team is not the only one...
by JA01
Tue Jul 27, 2021 4:26 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)
Replies: 21
Views: 4538

Re: Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)

Cheynem wrote: Sat Jul 24, 2021 4:29 pm Do you also accept Paypal?
The Paypal is @pilosovb
by JA01
Sat Jul 24, 2021 2:46 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)
Replies: 21
Views: 4538

Re: Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)

Registration is open! Each individual player must register. https://forms.gle/ADjThLsxVyKVT4LJ7

Fee is $15 per player. Venmo payment to @benpilosov with "STROT fee" in the description.
by JA01
Fri Jul 23, 2021 10:11 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)
Replies: 21
Views: 4538

Re: Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)

If you don't mind sharing, when was the writing on this packet begun, and what was/will be the (rough) date of the final question written? (So as to gauge when to place the range of "current" topics to focus on) I think we started writing in October or November of last year and the end da...
by JA01
Mon Jul 12, 2021 2:30 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)
Replies: 21
Views: 4538

Re: Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)

Updated distribution:

Movies: 4/4
Music: 4/4
TV: 4/4
Video Games: 1.5/1.5
Sports: 1/1
Internet: 1/1
Trash Literature: 1/1
Theatre: 1.5/1.5
Miscellaneous: 2/2
by JA01
Sun Jun 20, 2021 4:57 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)
Replies: 21
Views: 4538

Re: Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)

Here's a team formation/free agent interest sheet. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... sp=sharing

Putting your name on this document does NOT mean you are registered for the tournament, registration will open closer to the tournament date.
by JA01
Thu Jun 17, 2021 12:34 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)
Replies: 21
Views: 4538

Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)

Hello all! Stony Brook Open Trash (STROT) will be on Sunday, August 15, 2021 . It will start at 12pm ET and most likely run until 6pm at the latest. It will take place over Discord . The distribution has slightly changed since our last announcement. Here is the current distribution: - Movies: 4/4 - ...
by JA01
Mon May 31, 2021 12:25 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: POLL: Stony Brook Open Trash Date
Replies: 1
Views: 1109

Re: POLL: Stony Brook Open Trash Date

This poll runs until June 12
by JA01
Fri May 28, 2021 9:03 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: POLL: Stony Brook Open Trash Date
Replies: 1
Views: 1109

POLL: Stony Brook Open Trash Date

The tournament is planned to have 6 rounds. It will probably run for at most 6 hours and will most likely start at noon or sometime afternoon eastern time.
by JA01
Thu Feb 11, 2021 10:47 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: Announcement: STROT (Stony Brook Open Trash) Summer 2021
Replies: 1
Views: 1670

Announcement: STROT (Stony Brook Open Trash) Summer 2021

Hello all! We at Stony Brook are pleased to announce that we are producing a trash tournament, STony bRook Open Trash (STROT), to be played in Summer 2021. The set is written by members of the Stony Brook team and is head edited by me. Stony Brook will host a Discord tournament of the set sometime i...
by JA01
Tue Feb 09, 2021 9:09 pm
Forum: Practices, Scrimmages, Online Packets, and Playtesting
Topic: Stony Brook Scrimmages
Replies: 2
Views: 1532

Re: Stony Brook Scrimmages

Stony Brook's meetings this semester are on Wednesdays 7:30-8:30pm and Fridays 5-6pm so we are open to scrimmages on any of those days. If those don't work out for your team, we can also do weekends. Currently, we're planning to hold the scrims over Zoom, but I've bounced around the idea of making a...
by JA01
Tue Feb 02, 2021 7:58 pm
Forum: Practices, Scrimmages, Online Packets, and Playtesting
Topic: Stony Brook Scrimmages
Replies: 2
Views: 1532

Stony Brook Scrimmages

Hi everyone! We at Stony Brook are interested in getting more in touch with the community and are open to scrimmage with other college teams out there. Most of our team is relatively new to collegiate quiz bowl, but are interested in engaging with other teams. If you're interested in scrimmaging wit...
by JA01
Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MOQBA Novice Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (1/9/21)
Replies: 7
Views: 1764

Re: MOQBA Novice Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (1/9/21)

Congratulations to Hunter A for coming in 1st place! Also congratulations to West Essex and Randolph A for coming in 2nd and 3rd place respectively! Full stats can be seen here https://hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/6676/ Category stats can be seen here https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1oIfPWwG...
by JA01
Mon Jan 04, 2021 11:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MOQBA Novice Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (1/9/21)
Replies: 7
Views: 1764

Re: MOQBA Novice Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (1/9/21)

Outside staffers will be paid $20. Sign up with this form https://forms.gle/UhFU7DDPbRdV9tUG7

Make sure to get registrations in!
by JA01
Sun Dec 27, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MOQBA Novice Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (1/9/21)
Replies: 7
Views: 1764

Re: MOQBA Novice Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (1/9/21)

Less than two weeks away til this tournament! Get your registrations in if you haven't already!
by JA01
Sun Nov 22, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MOQBA Novice Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (1/9/21)
Replies: 7
Views: 1764

Re: MOQBA Novice Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (1/9/21)

Important Update:

This tournament is going to take place over Zoom rather than Discord and Buzzin.Live will be used as a buzzer system. Both Zoom and Buzzin.Live are free to use.
by JA01
Tue Nov 10, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MOQBA Novice Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (1/9/21)
Replies: 7
Views: 1764

Re: MOQBA Novice Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (1/9/21)

Teams cannot have won 3 or more high school tournaments (at any level) in a school year and cannot have scored 50+ ppg at a novice tournament, 30+ ppg at a regs tournament, or 10+ ppg at a nats tournament. Teams can ask for the tournament director to grant exceptions. Do you mean for the 50/30/10 p...
by JA01
Tue Nov 10, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MOQBA Novice Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (1/9/21)
Replies: 7
Views: 1764

Re: MOQBA Novice Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (1/9/21)

Field
(# of teams/# of staffers)

Randolph (2/0)
Smithtown East (2/0)
West Egg (1/1)
Hunter (2/0)
West Essex (1/0)
Smithtown West (1/0)
by JA01
Tue Nov 10, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MOQBA Novice Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (1/9/21)
Replies: 7
Views: 1764

MOQBA Novice Mirror Hosted by Stony Brook (1/9/21)

I am pleased to announce that Stony Brook will be hosting a high school novice tournament on January 9, 2021. The tournament will be using the MOQBA Novice set . Date & Time The tournament will take place on January 9, 2021 and will begin at 10 am ET . Location The tournament will take place onl...
by JA01
Tue Nov 03, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: ACRO-Demia Online Tournament - 11/15/20
Replies: 21
Views: 5010

Re: ACRO-Demia Online Tournament - 11/15/20

Will free agents have to assemble their own team or will the TD make teams consisting of free agents?
by JA01
Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2020 ACF Fall at Stony Brook University (10/17/2020)
Replies: 8
Views: 3297

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

Thank you to all who participated in this tournament! We hope you all enjoyed! Thank you to all the staffers who put on a great tournament! Also special thanks to Michael Kearney for co-TDing and making sure everything ran smoothly. Congratulations to Brandeis A for coming in 1st place! Also congrat...
by JA01
Thu Oct 15, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2020 ACF Fall at Stony Brook University (10/17/2020)
Replies: 8
Views: 3297

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

Logistics emails have been sent to staff and teams. If you have not received one, please notify me ASAP
by JA01
Tue Oct 13, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2020 ACF Fall at Stony Brook University (10/17/2020)
Replies: 8
Views: 3297

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

This tournament is in need of staffers. If you are interested, please email [email protected]
by JA01
Sun Oct 04, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2020 ACF Fall at Stony Brook University (10/17/2020)
Replies: 8
Views: 3297

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

Since the UNC site is already at 19 teams, does that mean one of those teams and any additional teams from the Lower Mid-Atlantic that want to play ACF Fall will be moved to play at this site? How are you going to decide who plays at which site? Sorry for the late reply. At this time, I am not exac...
by JA01
Fri Oct 02, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2020 ACF Fall at Stony Brook University (10/17/2020)
Replies: 8
Views: 3297

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

Update: This tournament is now the overflow site for the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. This tournament will be co directed by Michael Kearney.

Original post has been edited to reflect these changes
by JA01
Wed Sep 30, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: PACE Online Tournament Training Sessions
Replies: 4
Views: 2150

Re: PACE Online Tournament Training Sessiosn

Have you considered recording the training sessions for those who cannot attend on the given dates?
by JA01
Mon Sep 28, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: TJ Electronic Scoresheets
Replies: 16
Views: 6759

Re: TJ Electronic Scoresheets

Stony Brook used these scoresheets for our latest tournament. They are very intuitive, especially for TDs. Occasionally we had some problems where the scoresheet would display VALUE in the total score columns. Later on in the tournament, we discovered that one of the teams had to be on the left side...
by JA01
Sun Sep 27, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: A Statement on Stony Brook Quiz Bowl
Replies: 6
Views: 3175

Re: A Statement on Stony Brook Quiz Bowl

Also can this be moved to collegiate discussion?
by JA01
Sun Sep 27, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: A Statement on Stony Brook Quiz Bowl
Replies: 6
Views: 3175

A Statement on Stony Brook Quiz Bowl

As some may know, Stony Brook hosted the northeast mirror of LIT on September 26. There were a decent amount of problems for me to step back and reassess everything. I was the co tournament director and the sole stat keeper for the tournament and it can be concluded that I was to blame for most of t...