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by Summoned Skull
Sun Mar 21, 2010 3:25 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: HI Mirror at UIUC (3/20/2010)
Replies: 65
Views: 8767

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: HI Mirror at UIUC (3/20/2010)

The University of Illinois Academic Buzzer team does not condone drunken threats/acts of violence... no matter how warranted they might be.
by Summoned Skull
Mon Apr 06, 2009 12:58 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2009 ICT discussion
Replies: 173
Views: 22296

Re: 2009 ICT discussion

Not that it's terribly important, but has anyone else noticed how awfully inaccurate the statistics are?

I'm missing more that half of my points, for example... which is perplexing.
by Summoned Skull
Thu Oct 23, 2008 12:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Earlybird Tournament at University of Illinois (10/25/08)
Replies: 41
Views: 9068

Re: Earlybird Tournament at University of Illinois (10/25/08)

We will be playing in this format:

Prelim:
Two brackets of 8

Finals
Four brackets of 4


Individual scorers will receive books, and trophies will be mailed to the winners as I have been informed they will not be ready on time.
by Summoned Skull
Wed Oct 22, 2008 5:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Earlybird Tournament at University of Illinois (10/25/08)
Replies: 41
Views: 9068

Re: Earlybird Tournament at University of Illinois (10/25/08)

FINAL FIELD: Auburn 2 confirmed New Trier 1 confirmed Loyola 3 confirmed Springfield 1 confirmed Rolling Meadows 1 confirmed IMSA 1 confirmed Carbondale 2 confirmed Bettendorf 1 confirmed Crete/Monee 2 confirmed Cumberland 1 confirmed St. Ignatius 1 confirmed [edit: my mistake; I accidentally omitte...
by Summoned Skull
Wed Feb 27, 2008 7:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '07-'08
Replies: 1091
Views: 208241

Re: Illinois '07-'08

I think this is right... 1. Auburn (8-0) 2. Loyola (7-1) 3. Carbondale (6-2) 4. New Trier (5-3) That is indeed correct. Full stats will be up as soon as my stats keeper can do it, hopefully. I would again like to thank every team who came to play, and wish the best of luck to each in the state seri...
by Summoned Skull
Mon Feb 25, 2008 1:25 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: NAQT Illinois State Championships @ UIUC
Replies: 17
Views: 4061

Re: Feb 23rd - NAQT Illinois State Championships at UIUC

Quick results:

Auburn won the tournament with a perfect 8-0 record.


Full stats will be posted once everything gets sorted.
by Summoned Skull
Sun Feb 17, 2008 5:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: NAQT Illinois State Championships @ UIUC
Replies: 17
Views: 4061

Hopefully all coaches have received this, but just in case: Good afternoon, coaches! Here are (hopefully) the final details about NAQT state! Time: The NAQT State Championship tournament will begin at approximately 9:00 AM on Saturday, February 23rd. Location: We will be in Gregory Hall, located on ...
by Summoned Skull
Sat Feb 16, 2008 11:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: NAQT Illinois State Championships @ UIUC
Replies: 17
Views: 4061

Alright, the tentative final field (though I'll take more, if they'd like!) is: Loyola Carbondale Peoria Heights New Trier Rockford Auburn Blue Ridge HS Petersburg PORTA Rockford East Moline Emails with the location/time details will be dispatched in short order to the coaches. I will also post it h...
by Summoned Skull
Tue Jan 29, 2008 5:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: NAQT Illinois State Championships @ UIUC
Replies: 17
Views: 4061

Update:

Field update so far (that is, firm commitments):
Loyola
Carbondale
Peoria Heights
New Trier
Rockford Auburn
Blue Ridge HS
Petersburg PORTA
Rockford East (tentative)
by Summoned Skull
Mon Jan 28, 2008 11:09 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: NAQT Illinois State Championships @ UIUC
Replies: 17
Views: 4061

Update:

Field update so far (that is, firm commitments):
Loyola
Carbondale
Peoria Heights
New Trier
Rockford Auburn
Blue Ridge HS
Petersburg PORTA
by Summoned Skull
Fri Jan 11, 2008 6:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: NAQT Illinois State Championships @ UIUC
Replies: 17
Views: 4061

Field update so far (that is, firm commitments):
Loyola
Carbondale
Peoria Heights
New Trier
Rockford Auburn
Blue Ridge HS
by Summoned Skull
Tue Jan 08, 2008 5:51 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: NAQT Illinois State Championships @ UIUC
Replies: 17
Views: 4061

Well Brad, I'm not actually sure quite yet, but we most likely will. Laird has already graciously agreed to moderate as well. I'll let you know as soon as I do! Field update so far (that is, firm commitments): Loyola Carbondale Peoria Heights EDIT: New Trier EDIT: Rockford Auburn I'm expecting an in...
by Summoned Skull
Sat Dec 22, 2007 3:10 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: More Racism from NAQT
Replies: 59
Views: 8887

Oh my.
by Summoned Skull
Sun Dec 09, 2007 7:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: NAQT Illinois State Championships @ UIUC
Replies: 17
Views: 4061

RESULTS: NAQT Illinois State Championships @ UIUC

The University of Illinois Academic Buzzer Team is pleased to announce that we will be hosting the 2008 NAQT Illinois State Championships! The tournament will take place on the lovely campus at Urbana/Champaign on Saturday, February 23. The top 15% of teams will qualify for the 2008 HSNCT, as well a...
by Summoned Skull
Thu Nov 22, 2007 10:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Brainal Leakage (11/17/07) @ Truman State
Replies: 31
Views: 12742

My sentiments mirror those of Trygve and Bernadette.
by Summoned Skull
Fri Oct 12, 2007 11:56 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall at the University of Illinois - November 3rd
Replies: 21
Views: 7180

ACF Fall at the University of Illinois - November 3rd

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is proud to announce our hosting of ACF Fall 2007 on November 3rd. It will be directed by Mike Sorice, who can be contacted at msorice@uiuc.edu. Fees and Discounts: base fee: $100 extra teams: $90 per team after the first teams new to ACF: $70 buzzer di...
by Summoned Skull
Sun Oct 07, 2007 12:51 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT Mirror: University of Chicago (10/6/07)
Replies: 43
Views: 17896

Excellent tournament. Well run, good questions, the whole shebang.
by Summoned Skull
Tue Aug 28, 2007 5:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Illinois Open 2007: Spite of the Long Knives
Replies: 13
Views: 6567

Announcement: Illinois Open 2007: Spite of the Long Knives

The University of Illinois Academic Buzzer team is pleased to announce the latest incarnation of IO, Spite of the Long Knives. The tournament will be held on November 10th at the "scenic" campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Packet distribution is the following: 5/5 Literature 5...
by Summoned Skull
Sat Apr 28, 2007 10:31 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ITT Get your name change on again!
Replies: 66
Views: 19724

Sure, why not. I've been a dwarf deity for too long.
by Summoned Skull
Mon Apr 16, 2007 5:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT ICT 2007 discussion
Replies: 127
Views: 52336

Everyone on our team knew the Lippizaner part...
by Summoned Skull
Thu Apr 12, 2007 10:43 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ICT prediction contest
Replies: 9
Views: 4693

The smart money says there'll be a tossup on Don Imus/MSNBC/Rutgers/"nappy-headed hoes".
by Summoned Skull
Tue Mar 27, 2007 10:08 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: frutopia
Replies: 7
Views: 2700

I can definitively say that the Knute Rockne Memorial Toll Oasis on I-80 in Indiana still has a McDonalds that serves the strawberry passion awareness flavor.
by Summoned Skull
Sun Mar 11, 2007 3:14 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Novice Tournament Packets
Replies: 24
Views: 9396

Overall, I thought the packets played very well, and I was generally impressed with the quality of the questions and the answer selection.

Did all the mirrors fall on the same day, or are we still not to discuss specific questions?
by Summoned Skull
Mon Feb 12, 2007 4:15 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT Sectional @ Univ. of Iowa
Replies: 19
Views: 7359

Does anybody know when stats will be posted?
by Summoned Skull
Sun Feb 11, 2007 6:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT Sectional @ Univ. of Iowa
Replies: 19
Views: 7359

I thoroughly enjoyed the tournament, and was very impressed with the caliber of the teams involved. Congratulations to Wash U A for besting us in the final, and thanks to Iowa for a smoothly run tournament.
by Summoned Skull
Thu Feb 01, 2007 11:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois 06-07
Replies: 802
Views: 261343

I played in middle school...

I was amazingly bad, but it really helped to have that feel at least for how the game is played before doing it in high school.
by Summoned Skull
Mon Jan 29, 2007 11:36 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois 06-07
Replies: 802
Views: 261343

I don't think there was ever a problem with "showboating" amongst the teams that I played against or the team that I played on. We decided beforehand in what manner we would introduce ourselves; hair length, favorite system of government, etc. Time was never an issue. In finals or championship games...
by Summoned Skull
Mon Jan 29, 2007 2:47 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois 06-07
Replies: 802
Views: 261343

We often introduced ourselves in some sort of comical manner, and I honestly don't think it detracted from the quality of the game in any way.
by Summoned Skull
Wed Oct 25, 2006 1:29 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT commentary
Replies: 52
Views: 26149

Speaking strictly as a freshman player who hasn't been exposed to a large number of collegiate level questions, I thought that most of them were well written and not terribly far beyond the difficulty that I would expect of a college-level tournament, albeit a shocking transition from high school.
by Summoned Skull
Thu Apr 27, 2006 6:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: KMO Spring
Replies: 17
Views: 7265

Decatur Eisenhower (IL) scored 1286.
by Summoned Skull
Mon Feb 27, 2006 12:10 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs
Replies: 826
Views: 318007

Wrong: "Angina pectoralis"
Right: sickle-cell anemia

That was the way to start off a tournament... with a power neg.
by Summoned Skull
Sat Feb 25, 2006 11:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Possible Solo Tournament
Replies: 28
Views: 12668

Fun time had by all, yes?

Congrats to the top finishers!

Jordan, one of these days I want a rematch. Mark my words next time I won't be so slow...
by Summoned Skull
Wed Feb 08, 2006 11:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Possible Solo Tournament
Replies: 28
Views: 12668

That's Dan Randolph, Donald.
by Summoned Skull
Sun Jan 22, 2006 3:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois 05-06
Replies: 742
Views: 282509

Bloomington Turnabout Results:

Class AA:

1. LaSalle-Peru 2. Decatur Eisenhower 3. Mattoon 4. Geneseo

Championship match:

LaSalle-Peru- 215 Decatur Eisenhower- 210

Im not sure who the class A champ was, anybody know?
by Summoned Skull
Fri Jan 20, 2006 9:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bringing In Girls....
Replies: 66
Views: 33727

We have only one girl on our team, which is unfortunate because our school has many extremely smart girls. The problem is at our school we have a show choir, which all the smart girls are in, and which always conflicts with scholastic bowl. For some reason, the girls tend to find show choir more gla...
by Summoned Skull
Thu Jan 12, 2006 7:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois 05-06
Replies: 742
Views: 282509

Morton seemed very strong at the kickoff, why so pessimistic?

Why are Bloomington and Normal West not participating?
by Summoned Skull
Sun Jan 08, 2006 6:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois 05-06
Replies: 742
Views: 282509

Tegan, the Big 12 actually consists of only 10 schools: Bloomington,Champaign Central, Champaign Centennial, Danville, Decatur Eisenhower, Decatur MacArthur, Mattoon, Normal West, Normal Community, and Urbana. (Originally there were twelve teams, but Stephen Decatur HS was consolidated into Eisenhow...
by Summoned Skull
Sun Jan 08, 2006 12:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs
Replies: 826
Views: 318007

^ I know , I actually was kidding since I was the one who committed that neg.
by Summoned Skull
Sun Jan 08, 2006 11:00 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs
Replies: 826
Views: 318007

DaGeneral wrote:From Big 12 and Friends:

Molly Hatchet for Carrie Nation

I have no idea what you're talking about.... :shock:
by Summoned Skull
Sun Jan 08, 2006 10:59 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois 05-06
Replies: 742
Views: 282509

Results from Big 12:

Bloomington
Normal West
Lincoln
Eisenhower


Only six teams showed for the tourney, Bloomington pretty much dominated.
by Summoned Skull
Thu Jan 05, 2006 7:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Best Powers
Replies: 161
Views: 69455

Q: "This British mathematician.."
BUZZ

Newton
by Summoned Skull
Thu Dec 22, 2005 9:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Best Powers
Replies: 161
Views: 69455

Q: This state is home to the nation's tallest domed state capital...

BUZZ

Me: Illinois
by Summoned Skull
Thu Dec 22, 2005 6:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois 05-06
Replies: 742
Views: 282509

DaGeneral wrote: We always took fun in beating the local catholic high school.
You seemed to enjoy routing us as well.

Though I have to admit, beating Macarthur for the first time ever this year was still not nearly as satisfying as beating "the local catholic high school" 233-117.
by Summoned Skull
Tue Dec 20, 2005 9:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois 05-06
Replies: 742
Views: 282509

yeah... good point.

They managed to go 7-1 at the varsity tournament this year, earning first place.

Even though the competition is not exactly "stiff" at that tournament, they still held their own against many larger schools.
by Summoned Skull
Tue Dec 20, 2005 8:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois 05-06
Replies: 742
Views: 282509

St. Teresa looks pretty good this year when they have their whole team. Take away Ben, though, and they lose most of their power.
by Summoned Skull
Sat Dec 17, 2005 11:25 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: St. Louis area high school discussion thread
Replies: 19
Views: 10211

Our team is really about 70 miles outside what you would call metro east- but we do on occasion play teams from there.
by Summoned Skull
Sat Dec 17, 2005 10:32 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad moderating
Replies: 60
Views: 26388

mrs. dalloway wrote:Here's a tip that all moderators should adhere to:

Do not refer to tossup 19 (in a 20-question round) as "the penultimate tossup."

Sorry, couldn't resist.
Are we allowed to refer to the 18th tossup as the antepenultimate tossup?
by Summoned Skull
Thu Dec 15, 2005 6:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs
Replies: 826
Views: 318007

From a conference game a few years back: Bonus: Identify the key from the number of flats. (moderator reads...) Other team captain: Part One: 6 Part 2: 3 Part 3: 7 Part 4: 9 Part 5: 1 I don't know how many of you are at all familiar with music, but I've certainly never played anything in the key of ...
by Summoned Skull
Thu Dec 15, 2005 6:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: St. Louis area high school discussion thread
Replies: 19
Views: 10211

Is this only for the Missouri side of St.Louis?
by Summoned Skull
Sun Dec 11, 2005 8:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois 05-06
Replies: 742
Views: 282509

^ We actually got very few agriculture or carpentry type questions this year Donald, but there was an unusual amount of questions pertaining to local places or events (eg, the Krekels question).