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by thederpyaxolotl
Sat Oct 10, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Clarke Fall II on 11/07
Replies: 5
Views: 1308

Re: Clarke Fall II on 11/07

Can we get a field update?
by thederpyaxolotl
Fri Jul 31, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]
Replies: 28
Views: 5033

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

JA01 wrote: Fri Jul 31, 2020 2:47 pm Wolfie Bowl Subcategory Distribution

Literature - 4/0
- American - 1.3/0
- European - 1.4/0
- World - 0.35/0
Should there be another category here? Currently adds up to 3.05 instead of 4.
by thederpyaxolotl
Thu Jul 23, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Tri-State Area Date Claims 2020-2021
Replies: 14
Views: 2145

Re: Tri-State Area Date Claims 2020-2021

Snoopy wrote: Thu Jul 23, 2020 11:35 am
nick. wrote: Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:55 pm September 12 (ACT) :
September 19: (ACT)
September 26 (SAT) :
October 3 (SAT) :
October 10: (ACT)
October 17: (ACT) (ACF Fall)
October 24 (ACT) :
This is a joke, right?
ACT added a ton of extra dates so sadly, this is in fact what the SAT/ACT dates look like.
by thederpyaxolotl
Mon Jul 13, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: Y'all need to pay attention to your own community
Replies: 51
Views: 18446

Re: Y'all need to pay attention to your own community

Why does cheating keep getting more attention than harassment? (On that note, why is there always discussion of the problems of 'ending quiz bowl careers' but no discussion of the problems that keeping harassers in the community creates by allowing them to hurt more people?) There are some individu...
by thederpyaxolotl
Sun Jul 12, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: General Misconduct Discussion (TW: sexual harassment)
Replies: 39
Views: 5207

Re: [TW: Sexual Harassment] Harassment in the THAT Online Quizbowl Discord

Even more, from a more personal perspective, this event was held in my church, who's campus we borrowed. I did not attend the event myself because of a church event, but as someone heavily involved in my church, I understand the events and policies that we have. On Saturdays we have many other chil...
by thederpyaxolotl
Tue Jun 16, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: 2019-20 Groger Ranks Player Poll: RESULTS POSTED
Replies: 35
Views: 5153

Re: 2019-20 Groger Ranks Player Poll

I'm going to shill some of my fellow northeasterners who I believe are somewhat underrated and who warrant consideration. Jackson Lee from EB -- really underrated sci player, and has been able to take most sci in a game off of Ben Hu, who is already one of the top sci specialists in the country. He'...
by thederpyaxolotl
Mon Jun 08, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: National Charity QB Tournament
Replies: 20
Views: 3175

Re: National Charity QB Tournament

Are there any preliminary ideas of what the field cap will be? And open to all means that chimera teams will be allowed, correct?
by thederpyaxolotl
Sat Apr 11, 2020 12:06 am
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: NY/NJ/CT/PA/DE Discussion '20-21
Replies: 16
Views: 3497

Re: NY/NJ/CT/PA/DE Discussion '20-21

1.Hunter A retains everyone but Asher from their top ranked team from this year, and should be one of the top teams in the country. They’re the clear #1 in the region, and probably in the country. Their incredible coverage over everything should serve them well on NAQT and mACF. Rachel or Andrew wou...
by thederpyaxolotl
Thu Mar 12, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS March Madness 2020 [NJ] (CANCELLED)
Replies: 6
Views: 1922

Re: Livingston High School March Madness 2020 [NJ]

Hi all,

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, our district has closed all facilities and has cancelled all extracurricular activities, and we are sorry March Madness has been cancelled. We apologize for the late notice and inconvenience that this may cause.
by thederpyaxolotl
Tue Mar 03, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS March Madness 2020 [NJ] (CANCELLED)
Replies: 6
Views: 1922

Re: Livingston High School March Madness 2020 [NJ]

The field has been expanded to 42 teams.
by thederpyaxolotl
Mon Feb 24, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS March Madness 2020 [NJ] (CANCELLED)
Replies: 6
Views: 1922

Re: Livingston High School March Madness 2020 [NJ]

We have reached our soft cap of 36 teams, but please feel free to register for the waitlist! If we have enough interest, mods, and buzzers, then we will expand the field to 42 teams!
by thederpyaxolotl
Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS March Madness 2020 [NJ] (CANCELLED)
Replies: 6
Views: 1922

Re: Livingston High School March Madness 2020 [NJ]

With one month left until the tournament, waitlisted teams have been added to the field. We still have 5 spots available before we hit our soft cap, and we'll expand the field if we have enough interest, mods, and buzzers, so feel free to register!
by thederpyaxolotl
Mon Jan 13, 2020 8:53 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS (NJ) New Year's Novice 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 3739

Re: Livingston HS (NJ) New Year's Novice 2020

Well, our inaugural Livingston New Year's Novice has come to a successful close. Congratulations to all the teams that came, especially our new teams for joining the game! A big thank you to our moderators and scorekeepers who came to help, allowing us to finish by 6. Congratulations to Millburn A f...
by thederpyaxolotl
Sun Jan 05, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS (NJ) New Year's Novice 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 3739

Re: Livingston HS (NJ) New Year's Novice 2020

We are currently at 31 teams, so please feel free to register! We will likely put a hard field cap at 36 teams.
by thederpyaxolotl
Fri Jan 03, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS (NJ) New Year's Novice 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 3739

Re: Livingston HS (NJ) New Year's Novice 2020

We have expanded the field to 30. If we receive a couple more signups and more buzzer sets, we will expand the field to a hard cap of 36.
by thederpyaxolotl
Fri Dec 20, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS (NJ) New Year's Novice 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 3739

Re: Livingston HS (NJ) New Year's Novice 2020

We have reached our soft field cap of 24, any further teams will be put on a waitlist.
by thederpyaxolotl
Thu Dec 12, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS March Madness 2020 [NJ] (CANCELLED)
Replies: 6
Views: 1922

Re: Livingston High School March Madness 2020 [NJ]

This post is reserved for field updates: Teams/Buzzers/Moderators Ridgewood: 2/1/0 East Brunswick: 5/2/0 Teterboro: 1/0/0 Millburn: 3/1/0 St. Joe's: 2/0/0 Jonathan Dayton: 1/1/0 "Phoenix": 2/1/0 Edison: 2/0/0 Marlboro: 1/0/0 Ithaca: 2/2/1 Northern Valley Demarest: 2/0/2 Bergenfield: 2/0/0 Hunter: 3/...
by thederpyaxolotl
Thu Dec 12, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS March Madness 2020 [NJ] (CANCELLED)
Replies: 6
Views: 1922

Livingston HS March Madness 2020 [NJ] (CANCELLED)

Hello everyone! Happy New Year! I am pleased to announce that Livingston HS, in Livingston, NJ, will be hosting its annual tournament - this year on Saturday, March 21, 2020. SET: We are going to be using NAQT set IS-192. TEAMS: We can physically host up to 48 teams. However, we are going to have a ...
by thederpyaxolotl
Thu Dec 12, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS (NJ) New Year's Novice 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 3739

Re: Livingston HS (NJ) New Year's Novice 2020

The tournament will be running - we hope to reach our soft cap of 24 by tournament time! We could use some more buzzer sets, so please email us at [email protected] or send me a PM if you would like to bring one!
by thederpyaxolotl
Mon Nov 25, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS (NJ) New Year's Novice 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 3739

Re: Livingston HS (NJ) New Year's Novice 2020

Just a quick update on the field: The tournament will run if we have 16 teams by Friday, December 13th, so get your registrations in now!
by thederpyaxolotl
Mon Nov 25, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Mirror requests
Topic: PSACA - Three Rivers
Replies: 7
Views: 5345

Re: PSACA - Three Rivers

Hi, we'd just like to confirm that the mirror for Livingston High School (1/11/20) is still on, as I don't see us in the mirror list.
by thederpyaxolotl
Sun Nov 24, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl 2019 Online Mirror (Nov. 30, 2019)
Replies: 7
Views: 2970

Re: Penn Bowl 2019 Online Mirror (Nov. 30, 2019)

Will payment information be in the logistics email?
by thederpyaxolotl
Thu Nov 21, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ/CT/PA/DE Discussion '19-20
Replies: 17
Views: 8365

Re: NY/NJ/CT/PA/DE Discussion '19-20

Well, seeing as that Quaker Fall and MaroonBowl are the only tournaments left before next year, I'd say it's a good time for a midseason poll, if there's interest.
by thederpyaxolotl
Sun Nov 17, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Columbia Fall Tournament (11/16/19)- SSNCT 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 3786

Re: Columbia Fall Tournament (11/16/19)- SSNCT 2019

I think that Nationals Playoffs stats maybe have been put under Standard Playoffs.
by thederpyaxolotl
Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Livingston HS (NJ) New Year's Novice 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 3739

Re: Livingston HS (NJ) New Year's Novice 2020

This post is reserved for field updates: Teams/Buzzers/Moderators Marlboro: 2/0/0 Jonathan Dayton: 2/1//1 Ridgewood: 2/1/1 Hightstown: 2/1/0 East Brunswick: 4/2/3 Tower Hill: 2/0/1 Teterboro: 1/0/2 Edison: 4/0/0 Millburn: 3/2/3 Morristown Beard: 2/2/1 River Dell: 2/1/0 Neptune: 1/0/0 "Foxcroft": 1/0...
by thederpyaxolotl
Wed Oct 23, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NJ/NY/PA Date Claims Thread 2019-2020
Replies: 30
Views: 11845

Re: NJ/NY/PA Date Claims Thread 2019-2020

Livingston High School will be hosting a novice tournament on January 11th.

More information can be found here:
https://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic ... 21#p362921
by thederpyaxolotl
Sat Sep 28, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ/CT/PA/DE Discussion '19-20
Replies: 17
Views: 8365

Re: NY/NJ/CT/PA/DE Discussion '19-20

So, post-first-IS set, any new opinions on the region?
by thederpyaxolotl
Thu Sep 26, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Enlighten me on the North Jersey circuit
Replies: 10
Views: 3358

Re: Enlighten me on the North Jersey circuit

Essex County Steering Committee has also been running a middle school/elementary school tournament for years now, though it's pretty small (probably 10 teams max/division) compared to a lot of the other events in the area.
by thederpyaxolotl
Tue Sep 24, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Odd Ways of Learning Things
Replies: 177
Views: 149511

Re: Odd Ways of Learning Things

I firstlined a WW2 question from info I got from a magazine I impulse bought while I was bored at a European airport.
by thederpyaxolotl
Mon Sep 02, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ/CT/PA/DE Discussion '19-20
Replies: 17
Views: 8365

Re: NY/NJ/CT/PA/DE Discussion '19-20

10. Livingston Ackerman was a good generalist, so it’s hard to tell how much he shadowed Carolyn and Rosa, who are both very good players. They’re definitely better at NAQT than housewrites, and I can see them winning games against teams better than them. Here are some other teams that I didn’t ran...
by thederpyaxolotl
Thu Jul 04, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ/CT/PA/DE Discussion '19-20
Replies: 17
Views: 8365

Re: NY/NJ/CT/PA/DE Discussion '19-20

I’m going to say millburn will top the region this year, with Hunter a close second. I’ll come up with more complete predictions later.
by thederpyaxolotl
Wed May 29, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2019 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 144
Views: 40775

Re: 2019 HSNCT discussion

Cheynem wrote: Wed May 29, 2019 9:29 pm Bar in Nighthawks should probably have been accepted upon protest, right?
I don't think I lodged a protest, but they were looking for restaurant of diner. I don't think the protest would have mattered anyway.
by thederpyaxolotl
Wed May 29, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2019 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 144
Views: 40775

Re: 2019 HSNCT discussion

I would like to know why NAQT doesn't but "description acceptable" labels in front of descriptive questions. When these questions come up it's often confusing to have to figure out if the thing it's looking for has a name. The best example of this phenomenon was the question on the restaurant in Ni...
by thederpyaxolotl
Wed May 29, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2019 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 144
Views: 40775

Re: 2019 HSNCT discussion

Could I see the tossups on calcite and the one that started with a character being beaten to death for saying 2+2=4? I was negged on the first one in power (specifically at stalactite, if I remember correctly) with Calcium Carbonate and protested, but it ended up being moot. The second one my teamma...
by thederpyaxolotl
Sun May 12, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ/CT/PA/DE Discussion '18-19
Replies: 76
Views: 35681

Re: NY/NJ/CT/PA/DE Discussion '18-19

Alright, here are my long-awaited HSNCT predictions. Two disclaimers about this before I proceed: Clarke – Groger Rank 149 Clarke has done really well for a first-year team, being competitive in many tournaments and beating a bunch of teams ranked higher than them (including Island Trees, Darien an...
by thederpyaxolotl
Fri May 10, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ/CT/PA/DE Discussion '18-19
Replies: 76
Views: 35681

Re: NY/NJ/CT/PA/DE Discussion '18-19

Pedro/HCHS wrote: Fri May 10, 2019 7:16 pm As an interesting subject of discussion, who do you guys think will be the best teams next year?
Hunter, HT and Millburn
by thederpyaxolotl
Thu May 09, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ/CT/PA/DE Discussion '18-19
Replies: 76
Views: 35681

Re: NY/NJ/CT/PA/DE Discussion '18-19

( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) wrote: Thu May 09, 2019 8:34 pm
7. Livingston
Probably among the most inconsistent teams to exist in the NYC metro area.
can't disagree :(