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by nobthehobbit
Sun Jun 02, 2013 3:53 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open mirror @ Waterloo (07/13/13)
Replies: 30
Views: 9637

Re: Missouri Open mirror @ Waterloo (07/13/13)

You could also try here for another place to stay at $95/night. It's still close to the main campus and almost certainly nicer than the REV conference centre.
by nobthehobbit
Mon Nov 05, 2012 2:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall @ Waterloo (Nov 3)
Replies: 15
Views: 7934

Re: ACF Fall @ Waterloo (Nov 3)

Wish to register complaint about doing full-packet tiebreak rounds when half-packet was permitted. (Edit: Does ACF rule I1 encourage this?) Left most of the teams sitting around for a long time. Everything else was good. I can't speak for Jj, but I personally prefer full packet tiebreakers when pos...
by nobthehobbit
Sun Nov 04, 2012 9:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2012 Discussion
Replies: 61
Views: 10406

Re: ACF Fall 2012 Discussion

There was a tossup about capacitance in the VCU pack and a tossup about capacitors in the Michigan A pack.
by nobthehobbit
Sat Nov 03, 2012 5:57 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall @ Waterloo (Nov 3)
Replies: 15
Views: 7934

Re: ACF Fall @ Waterloo (Nov 3)

Congratulations to McMaster A for winning Waterloo's mirror of 2012 ACF Fall, topping the field by two games. Waterloo won the Undergraduate and Division II titles, topping that field by two games.

Complete statistics, including the two tiebreaker games, can be found here.
by nobthehobbit
Sat Nov 03, 2012 4:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall @ Waterloo (Nov 3)
Replies: 15
Views: 7934

Re: ACF Fall @ Waterloo (Nov 3)

The playoffs have begun and statistics for them can be found here.
by nobthehobbit
Sat Nov 03, 2012 4:13 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall @ Waterloo (Nov 3)
Replies: 15
Views: 7934

Re: ACF Fall @ Waterloo (Nov 3)

Michigan State has beaten Western Ontario in the second tiebreaker game and has advanced to the top bracket.
by nobthehobbit
Sat Nov 03, 2012 3:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall @ Waterloo (Nov 3)
Replies: 15
Views: 7934

Re: ACF Fall @ Waterloo (Nov 3)

Western Ontario has beaten McMaster B in the first tiebreaker game and is playing Michigan State for the last spot in the top bracket.
by nobthehobbit
Sat Nov 03, 2012 3:13 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall @ Waterloo (Nov 3)
Replies: 15
Views: 7934

Re: ACF Fall @ Waterloo (Nov 3)

There is a three-way tie for fourth place and advancement to the top bracket. Western Ontario and McMaster B are playing for the right to face Michigan State for the last place in the top bracket.
by nobthehobbit
Sat Nov 03, 2012 11:01 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall @ Waterloo (Nov 3)
Replies: 15
Views: 7934

Re: ACF Fall @ Waterloo (Nov 3)

This tournament is now in progress. Statistics for the preliminary rounds can be found here.
by nobthehobbit
Wed Oct 03, 2012 12:48 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Collegiate Novice @ Waterloo (Sept 29)
Replies: 15
Views: 4967

Re: Collegiate Novice @ Waterloo (Sept 29)

There was an error on my part in the previously posted statistics concerning the number of tossups read in the Guelph-Waterloo B playoff game. This has been corrected.
by nobthehobbit
Sat Sep 29, 2012 3:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Collegiate Novice @ Waterloo (Sept 29)
Replies: 15
Views: 4967

Re: Collegiate Novice @ Waterloo (Sept 29)

Congratulations to the University of Guelph, who beat the University of Western Ontario in a one-game final to win Waterloo's mirror of the 2012 Early Autumn Collegiate Novice. Final stats can be found here.
by nobthehobbit
Sat Sep 29, 2012 2:53 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Collegiate Novice @ Waterloo (Sept 29)
Replies: 15
Views: 4967

Re: Collegiate Novice @ Waterloo (Sept 29)

Guelph and Western Ontario finished at 5-2, and a one-game final between them is in progress.
by nobthehobbit
Sat Sep 29, 2012 12:40 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Collegiate Novice @ Waterloo (Sept 29)
Replies: 15
Views: 4967

Re: Collegiate Novice @ Waterloo (Sept 29)

The teams have been rebracketed into two brackets of three for the playoffs. Stats can be found here.
by nobthehobbit
Sat Sep 29, 2012 10:26 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Collegiate Novice @ Waterloo (Sept 29)
Replies: 15
Views: 4967

Re: Collegiate Novice @ Waterloo (Sept 29)

This tournament is now in progress. Statistics for the preliminary rounds can be found here.
by nobthehobbit
Sat Aug 18, 2012 7:43 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: KABO Mirror at University of Waterloo: August 18, 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 17691

Re: KABO Mirror at University of Waterloo: August 18, 2012

6 packets of ANFORTAS were also run:

Aayush: 24/41/10 825
Dennis: 0/7/1 65
Jay: 1/30/9 270
Natassia: 0/16/2 150
by nobthehobbit
Sat Aug 18, 2012 7:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: KABO Mirror at University of Waterloo: August 18, 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 17691

Re: KABO Mirror at University of Waterloo: August 18, 2012

The rest of the movies packets were played, with the following results: Craig: 35/39/18 825 Victor: 20/30/18 510 Ben: 16/24/6 450 Brendan: 20/16/9 415 Nick: 11/10/4 245 Tom: 4/7/2 120 Jay: 0/2/2 10 (only 3 rounds) Melinda: 0/0/0 0 7 packets of The Questions Concerning Technology were also played, wi...
by nobthehobbit
Sat Aug 18, 2012 4:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: KABO Mirror at University of Waterloo: August 18, 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 17691

Re: KABO Mirror at University of Waterloo: August 18, 2012

Three rounds of the movies side event were played over lunch. Results were as follows:

Craig: 5 11 5 160
Nick: 7 1 0 115
Brendan: 4 3 0 90
Ben: 3 4 0 85
Victor: 3 6 6 75
Tom: 1 3 0 45
Jay: 0 2 2 10
Melinda: 0 0 0 0
by nobthehobbit
Sat Aug 18, 2012 4:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: KABO Mirror at University of Waterloo: August 18, 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 17691

Re: KABO Mirror at University of Waterloo: August 18, 2012

Ottawa has won the first game of an advantaged final over McMaster A to win Waterloo's mirror of KABO. Final statistics can be found here.
by nobthehobbit
Sat Aug 18, 2012 2:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: KABO Mirror at University of Waterloo: August 18, 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 17691

Re: KABO Mirror at University of Waterloo: August 18, 2012

A 3-3 rebracketing will constitute the second part of the tournament. Statistics can be found here.
by nobthehobbit
Sat Aug 18, 2012 10:44 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: KABO Mirror at University of Waterloo: August 18, 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 17691

Re: KABO Mirror at University of Waterloo: August 18, 2012

This tournament is now in progress. Preliminary statistics can be found here.
by nobthehobbit
Fri Jul 13, 2012 6:58 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF editors and dates for 2012-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 7785

Re: ACF editors and dates for 2012-2013

Many schools (including Univ. at Buffalo) have weekend exams during finals week, I had a final on Saturday last year. Well, that's just cruel; but if that's the case for a substantial number of Canadian teams who have a chance of attending ACF Nats, then I'd agree that we really ought not move it a...
by nobthehobbit
Sun Apr 01, 2012 2:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (03/17/12)
Replies: 28
Views: 9520

Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (03/17/12)

Qmwne235 wrote:Hello! I would be appreciative if someone could correct my last name in the database.
This should be corrected now. Please let me know about any other errors.
by nobthehobbit
Sat Mar 17, 2012 6:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (03/17/12)
Replies: 28
Views: 9520

Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (03/17/12)

Congratulations to Michigan State A for winning Waterloo's mirror of 2012 MUT.
by nobthehobbit
Sat Mar 17, 2012 4:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (03/17/12)
Replies: 28
Views: 9520

Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (03/17/12)

The preliminary round-robin has finished and final statistics for it can be found at the link above. Statistics for the playoffs can be found here.
by nobthehobbit
Sat Mar 17, 2012 11:16 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (03/17/12)
Replies: 28
Views: 9520

Re: MUT Mirror @ Waterloo (03/17/12)

This tournament is currently in progress. Statistics for the preliminary round-robin can be found here.
by nobthehobbit
Sat Feb 11, 2012 7:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TERP 2 Mirror @ Waterloo (02/11/12)
Replies: 11
Views: 2876

Re: TERP 2 Mirror @ Waterloo (02/11/12)

Western defeated McMaster A in a one-game final to win Waterloo's mirror of TERP 2.

Full statistics can be found here.
by nobthehobbit
Sat Feb 11, 2012 4:17 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TERP 2 Mirror @ Waterloo (02/11/12)
Replies: 11
Views: 2876

Re: TERP 2 Mirror @ Waterloo (02/11/12)

This event is currently in progress. Statistics from the double round-robin preliminaries can be found here.
by nobthehobbit
Fri Nov 11, 2011 10:18 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Format Question
Replies: 8
Views: 1307

Re: Formatting Question

You can rearrange the games in the other rooms as desired, so: Round 5: 1v5, 6v7, 2v3, 8v9 Round 6: 1v4, 5v8, 7v9, 2v6 Round 7: 1v2, 3v4, 5v6, 7v8 Yeah, but this way Team 8 has to make the long walk in consecutive rounds. (Keep in mind that Oxford, as a collegiate university, has no classroom build...
by nobthehobbit
Fri Nov 11, 2011 8:43 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Format Question
Replies: 8
Views: 1307

Re: Formatting Question

You can rearrange the games in the other rooms as desired, so: Round 1: 1v6, 2v9, 3v8, 4v5 Round 2: 1v9, 3v5, 4v6, 2v7 Round 3: 1v7, 4v9, 2v8, 3v6 Round 4: 1v8, 2v5, 3v9, 4v7 Round 5: 1v5, 6v7, 2v3, 8v9 Round 6: 1v4, 5v8, 7v9, 2v6 Round 7: 1v2, 3v4, 5v6, 7v8 Round 8: 1v3, 5v7, 4v8, 6v9 Round 9: 6v8,...
by nobthehobbit
Sat Oct 15, 2011 10:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Fall Novice at University of Waterloo, 2011-10-15
Replies: 10
Views: 1929

Re: Fall Novice at University of Waterloo, 2011-10-15

What was the rationale for the playoff format used? Couldn't you have accommodated a double round robin with advantaged finals easily? The tournament director made the call that in the interest of time some sort of playoff would be played after the initial round-robin; the decision was made to use ...
by nobthehobbit
Sat Oct 15, 2011 9:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Fall Novice at University of Waterloo, 2011-10-15
Replies: 10
Views: 1929

Re: Fall Novice at University of Waterloo, 2011-10-15

What was the rationale for the playoff format used? Couldn't you have accommodated a double round robin with advantaged finals easily? The tournament director made the call that in the interest of time some sort of playoff would be played after the initial round-robin; the decision was made to use ...
by nobthehobbit
Sat Oct 15, 2011 4:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Fall Novice at University of Waterloo, 2011-10-15
Replies: 10
Views: 1929

Re: Fall Novice at University of Waterloo, 2011-10-15

Congratulations to Centennial for winning the 2011 Fall Novice at Waterloo.
by nobthehobbit
Tue Dec 21, 2010 1:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: March Madness comes early this year: Top 64 Christmas Songs
Replies: 369
Views: 32500

Re: March Madness comes early this year: Top 64 Christmas Songs

Christmas Card From a Hooker in Minneapolis
by nobthehobbit
Mon Dec 20, 2010 1:47 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: March Madness comes early this year: Top 64 Christmas Songs
Replies: 369
Views: 32500

Re: March Madness comes early this year: Top 64 Christmas Songs

Neg wrote:Linus and Lucy.

Can't go wrong with Charles Schulz.
This.
by nobthehobbit
Sat Dec 18, 2010 3:04 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: March Madness comes early this year: Top 64 Christmas Songs
Replies: 369
Views: 32500

Re: March Madness comes early this year: Top 64 Christmas Songs

A Barehanded Telethon Mirth Gun wrote:Abstain
Linus and Lucy
This is my vote also.
by nobthehobbit
Thu Dec 16, 2010 12:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT New York Sectional Sponsored by ACUI Region 2
Replies: 35
Views: 5160

Re: NAQT New York Sectional Sponsored by ACUI Region 2

Just wondering: has NAQT considered having a standard fee schedule? http://www.naqt.com/sct/2011/host-requirements.html (specifically, the paragraphs halfway down) Yes, I looked at that, but I meant something more along the lines of ACF: that is, a schedule under which attending teams know that bri...
by nobthehobbit
Thu Dec 16, 2010 12:43 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT New York Sectional Sponsored by ACUI Region 2
Replies: 35
Views: 5160

Re: NAQT New York Sectional Sponsored by ACUI Region 2

Just wondering: has NAQT considered having a standard fee schedule?
by nobthehobbit
Thu Dec 16, 2010 12:17 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: March Madness comes early this year: Top 64 Christmas Songs
Replies: 369
Views: 32500

Re: March Madness comes early this year: Top 64 Christmas Songs

South Park
Hives & Lauper
Waits
Royal Guardsmen
by nobthehobbit
Sat Dec 04, 2010 12:22 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2011 PACE NSC
Replies: 114
Views: 163994

Re: 2011 PACE NSC

quantumfootball wrote:What about BOKCHOI?
Or the Ottawa Quizbowl Tournament?
by nobthehobbit
Sat Sep 11, 2010 12:44 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Western Canada 2010-11
Replies: 3
Views: 1059

Re: Western Canada 2010-11

British Columbia - Any events at UBC next year? It would be great to see a NAQT or HSAPQ tournament in the Vancouver area, since there are a lot of good Reach teams there. The top three teams at Reach Provincials last year were all regulars: Sir Winston Churchill won, St. George's came second, and ...
by nobthehobbit
Mon Jul 12, 2010 3:14 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: First-Time Tournament Help
Replies: 109
Views: 17176

Re: First-Time Tournament Help

On tossup/bonus being "dull": What we're trying to determine in a game of quizbowl is which team knows more. (At least, that's my view.) Hence, among other things, we try to minimize the impact of things like the game format, or buzzer speed. Having a consistent game format means teams don't have to...
by nobthehobbit
Sun Jul 11, 2010 5:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: First-Time Tournament Help
Replies: 109
Views: 17176

Re: First-Time Tournament Help

Ok, having read the rules a little more in detail now, I think I understand. Let me throw out an example to make sure I'm fully getting it. We have Team A and Team B playing. Question 1 is answered correctly by A - they would receive Bonus #1 Question 2 goes unanswered. Question 3 is answered by Te...
by nobthehobbit
Sun Jul 11, 2010 9:41 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: First-Time Tournament Help
Replies: 109
Views: 17176

Re: First-Time Tournament Help

@Crazy Andy - I mean no disrespect to the Fall Novice personnel (or the company that creates the questions, etc,) I'm just very unfamiliar with the formats of these tournaments that use these questions. With a 20/20 set, does this mean only 2 rounds of play: 1 round being 20 tossups, and the next b...
by nobthehobbit
Sat Jul 10, 2010 11:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: ANGST (Andy's Non-Guerrilla Summer Tournament)
Replies: 175
Views: 42959

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: ANGST (Andy's Non-Guerrilla Summer Tournament)

So how did this go? And is the set getting mirrored elsewhere, or will it be posted? We only just got back from both side events without any access to campus wireless. Stats for the main tournament are here: http://uotrivia.ca/stats/angst10/angst10_standings.html Cool, and congratulations to Team A...
by nobthehobbit
Sat Jul 10, 2010 10:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: First-Time Tournament Help
Replies: 109
Views: 17176

Re: First-Time Tournament Help

@Nob - I was thinking more in a format of Rounds 1, 2, and 3, respectively being: 10 tossups, 10 tossups and bonuses, and then another round of 10 tossups. (If there were to be a lightning round, that would be Round 3, and Round 4 would be the last 10 tossups.) Unless it's generally run a different...
by nobthehobbit
Sat Jul 10, 2010 8:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: First-Time Tournament Help
Replies: 109
Views: 17176

Re: First-Time Tournament Help

1.) I think I would like to offer house-written lightning-round questions only because the ones I had started writing are very basic in structure - 3 sets would be offered to the teams: 2 subjects, and a "Wild Card" (so, let's say: "History," "Science," and "Wild Card.") Each subject would then hav...