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by kidgib
Tue Oct 06, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Writing Good Poetry Tossups
Replies: 3
Views: 929

Writing Good Poetry Tossups

How do you write a good poetry tossup? This is coming from a lack of experience and a general dislike of poetry tossups that I have tried to write myself. How do you choose significant lines to clue so that you reward people who have read/studied those poems? For more experienced writers, what sort ...
by kidgib
Tue Sep 22, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Transgressing the Boundaries: Towards a Transformative Way to Study Quizbowl
Replies: 1
Views: 1672

Transgressing the Boundaries: Towards a Transformative Way to Study Quizbowl

Recently, I was made aware that people outside of the highschool quizbowl discord weren't aware of what "Pks" were, and I decided (and was urged to) post on the forums about it. "Pks" are when two players trade bonuses with each other using QuizDB. There's a great video demonstration by Karan and Ma...
by kidgib
Wed Jul 29, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: Mirror requests
Topic: Announcement for CATT 2020-2021 housewrite (HS Regs+/Nats-)
Replies: 1
Views: 921

Re: Announcement for CATT 2020-2021 housewrite (HS Regs+/Nats-)

It's great that newer sets are being created, but I earnestly suggest that, if CATT still does not have a head editor and is just starting to be written, this set be merged with another or held off on until next year. Refer to Arthur's post for other reasons why: https://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewto...
by kidgib
Thu Jul 09, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]
Replies: 28
Views: 5119

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

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?
by kidgib
Thu Jun 25, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: Practices, Scrimmages, Online Packets, and Playtesting
Topic: Everything but Long Fiction
Replies: 1
Views: 523

Re: Everything but Long Fiction

Thank you everyone for playing. I had a great time writing the packet and I hope everyone enjoyed playing. Here are the final scores: Nick: 20 Deepak: -5 Ned: 15 Matt: 10 Morgan: -10 Erik: -5 Ethan: 30 Sadie: 5 Chandler: 5 Dwight: 10 Taylor: 35 Connor: -10 Ani: -5 Isak: 10 Mike: -5 (Thank you Sadie ...
by kidgib
Wed Jun 24, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Practices, Scrimmages, Online Packets, and Playtesting
Topic: Everything but Long Fiction
Replies: 1
Views: 523

Everything but Long Fiction

Hello everyone! I hope you’re doing well. For the last two months, I have been writing a 20 tossup-only vanity literature packet and would love to read it on the quizbowl Discord server. It is called “Everything But Long Fiction” and the subdistribution is as follows: 5 Poetry 5 Short Fiction 5 Dram...
by kidgib
Mon Jun 15, 2020 1:27 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: National Charity QB Tournament
Replies: 20
Views: 3214

Re: National Charity QB Tournament

Do you have an idea in mind of what house-write you will use? This sounds like a cool idea, but to the best of my knowledge, most (if not all) house-writes have already been played or are non-existent.
by kidgib
Fri Apr 17, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Quizbowl
Topic: Where are you going to college next year? (2020)
Replies: 37
Views: 8458

Re: Where are you going to college next year? (2020)

I'm going to UPenn next year! I'm very certain I'll be playing quizbowl, although I'm not sure how serious I'll be about it. If you're on the team, reach out! I would love to meet you.