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by dxdtdemon
Sun May 26, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2019 NAQT HSNCT: Congratulations Beavercreek!
Replies: 7
Views: 6048

Re: 2019 NAQT HSNCT: May 25-26, Atlanta

Was this the first time that non-magnet public schools won HSNCT in back-to-back years?
EDIT: This post had accidentally submitted before I congratulated Beavercreek on their win. That final game was so awesome. Great job, everyone.
by dxdtdemon
Sat May 11, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: No Banter Please @ MSNCT Saturday Night (5/11/19)
Replies: 11
Views: 1729

Re: No Banter Please @ MSNCT Saturday Night (5/11/19)

I took my name off the spreadsheet since I feel too exhausted to do anything this evening. Have lots of fun, everyone.
by dxdtdemon
Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: CO Trash online mirror ANNOUNCEMENT (Sun., 9/23)
Replies: 22
Views: 8104

Re: CO Trash online mirror ANNOUNCEMENT (Sun., 9/23)

Thank you for hosting yesterday. I had a lot of fun.
by dxdtdemon
Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: CO Trash online mirror ANNOUNCEMENT (Sun., 9/23)
Replies: 22
Views: 8104

Re: CO Trash online mirror ANNOUNCEMENT (Sun., 9/23)

Valefor wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 10:43 am
If you are putting free agents together, I am happy to join Jonathan in defending our CO Trash Online 2016 title. :)
I'd like this, too.
by dxdtdemon
Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: CO Trash online mirror ANNOUNCEMENT (Sun., 9/23)
Replies: 22
Views: 8104

Re: CO Trash online mirror ANNOUNCEMENT (Sun., 9/23)

I'm not sure why my name got deleted from the list of free agents, but I put it back on there. Where do I send the money to?
by dxdtdemon
Sun Sep 16, 2018 1:46 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: CO Trash online mirror ANNOUNCEMENT (Sun., 9/23)
Replies: 22
Views: 8104

Re: CO Trash online mirror ANNOUNCEMENT (Sun., 9/23)

If anyone would like someone who has some fairly deep knowledge in sports, and knows a few things about movies and TV from ~1998-2007, I'd like to be on your team.
by dxdtdemon
Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: CO Trash online mirror ANNOUNCEMENT (Sun., 9/23)
Replies: 22
Views: 8104

Re: CO Trash online mirror POLL

How soon will a decision be likely to be made?
by dxdtdemon
Wed May 10, 2017 4:48 am
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: MSNCT Side Event: Math Monstrosity
Replies: 8
Views: 3654

Re: MSNCT Side Event: Math Monstrosity

I'd like to play this, and I guess I would classify myself as more of a statisics/applied math guy, so if there are any free agents that are more into pure math, I think we'd function well together.
by dxdtdemon
Wed May 10, 2017 4:44 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Math Monstrosity at HSNCT and MSNCT
Replies: 24
Views: 9726

Re: Math Monstrosity at HSNCT and MSNCT

I'm planning on playing this weekend regardless of how it's structured.
by dxdtdemon
Sun Oct 16, 2016 10:13 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO Trash Skype mirror: Sunday, October 16
Replies: 17
Views: 7002

Re: CO Trash Skype mirror: Sunday, October 16

This was really fun. Thanks for doing all of this. How soon will the packets be released/able to be discussed?
by dxdtdemon
Tue Oct 11, 2016 5:01 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO Trash Skype mirror: Sunday, October 16
Replies: 17
Views: 7002

Re: CO Trash Skype mirror: Sunday, October 16

Jonathan, I've gone ahead and moved you onto the team with Ramapriya and myself; please let me know if you'd like me to undo that. It looks like right now that, counting the free agents, there are enough people on the sheet that this will hopefully run. :) That sounds good. I look forward to Sunday.
by dxdtdemon
Sat Oct 01, 2016 7:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO Trash Skype mirror: Sunday, October 16
Replies: 17
Views: 7002

Re: CO Trash Skype mirror: Sunday, October 16

I am a free agent so far, although I'd be willing to join Jason and Ramapriya's team if they want me. I've made lots of early buzzes on big 4 sports/golf/tennis/Olympics sports tossups in past trash tournaments, although I don't know as much about boxing/WWE/MMA as a lot of other trash players. I us...
by dxdtdemon
Wed Aug 31, 2016 1:29 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT Skype Tournament - 9/17/16
Replies: 34
Views: 12374

Re: EFT Skype Tournament - 9/17/16

Now that I've heard about this tournament, I'm interested in playing this, hopefully with teammates, but I likely won't be available until round 2 given that I have to drive people around that morning until ~9:45 AM EDT.
by dxdtdemon
Sun May 10, 2015 3:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wright State University Spring Tournament (5/9) Potatoville
Replies: 2
Views: 3858

Re: Wright State University Spring Tournament (5/9) Potatovi

Just in case anyone was wondering, this tournament didn't happen due to a whole bunch of last minute cancellations.
by dxdtdemon
Sat Apr 11, 2015 7:43 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: STIMPY at Kenyon, 4/11 — packet-optional!
Replies: 10
Views: 5343

Re: STIMPY at Kenyon, 4/11 — packet-optional!

This was a well-run tournament that was very enjoyable. Thank you.
by dxdtdemon
Mon Mar 30, 2015 1:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2015 ICT: general discussion
Replies: 15
Views: 4988

Re: 2015 ICT: general discussion

Was it just me, or when I was hearing the questions while keeping score, were there a lot more references to :bees: then there has been in any tournament for the past few years?
by dxdtdemon
Sat Mar 28, 2015 12:48 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ICT Predictions
Replies: 29
Views: 9380

Re: ICT Predictions

a panhandler wearing a Wright State hat approaches the Wright State team and has no idea where Wright State is (1:1)
by dxdtdemon
Mon Mar 09, 2015 4:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: COTTAGE Bowl - Global Announcement
Replies: 66
Views: 35618

Re: COTTAGE Bowl - Global Announcement

I only played one packet from this set back in the fall, and what I remember is that the bonuses were ridiculously hard, or at least were missing key words that would've made some of the things easier. When you have a room full of people who are good at trash not having heard of many of the hard par...
by dxdtdemon
Sun Mar 01, 2015 3:40 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: DEES: November 22nd, 2014
Replies: 39
Views: 28016

Re: DEES: November 22nd, 2014

Is the set going to be posted now that the last mirror is over?
by dxdtdemon
Wed Feb 18, 2015 1:40 am
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: Tournament Database Search by Team
Replies: 39
Views: 29247

Re: Tournament Database Search by Team

The following ACF Fall mirror doesn't appear to be in your database: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/2335/
by dxdtdemon
Wed Feb 11, 2015 5:12 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT at Youngstown State, 7 Feb 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 4927

Re: NAQT SCT at Youngstown State, 7 Feb 2015

In that vein, Kellianne's last name is Rinearson.
by dxdtdemon
Wed Feb 11, 2015 1:04 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT at Youngstown State, 7 Feb 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 4927

Re: NAQT SCT at Youngstown State, 7 Feb 2015

Is the reason that Kenyon is highlighted as opposed to MSU A just a mistake on the NAQT website?

Anyway, regardless of how we did, our team had a lot of fun and enjoyed the set. Thank you both to the writers of the set and the staff of Saturday's tournament for making it so enjoyable.
by dxdtdemon
Mon Feb 09, 2015 1:00 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Question-specific discussion: 2015 Division II SCT
Replies: 18
Views: 4458

Re: Question-specific discussion: 2015 Division II SCT

I was just curious if the "hands up, don't shoot" tossup had the same text in DI and DII, or if they were slightly different.
by dxdtdemon
Mon Feb 02, 2015 12:48 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Oxford Open 2015 - Ewan's Questions
Replies: 12
Views: 1587

Re: Oxford Open - Ewan's Questions

I buzzed in after the question was entirely read because the other team had negged it, I think, but I basically spent the whole tossup thinking, "There has to be something more to this than just solving an ordinary differential equation." I'm not saying it's a bad thing to toss up, I guess I was try...
by dxdtdemon
Mon Feb 02, 2015 12:41 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Oxford Open 2015: General Discussion
Replies: 23
Views: 2851

Re: General Discussion

I actually thought that the footballers bonus was fine. A typical field of people wanting to play British questions in America would want to hear that bonus. Jordan Palmer would've 30d it, and the moderator in our room seemed to think we were awful for only getting 10 on the bonus, but our team's so...
by dxdtdemon
Sun Feb 01, 2015 10:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Oxford Open 2015 - Ewan's Questions
Replies: 12
Views: 1587

Re: Oxford Open - Ewan's Questions

The tossup on solving ODEs made it clear it wasn't integration or differentiation, and that led me away from the actual answer line. This was one of mine. I was interested to hear how it played. Do you think the idea for the answer line was unsound? The dominant practical methods (especially numeri...
by dxdtdemon
Tue Jan 27, 2015 3:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Oxford Open 2015: General Discussion
Replies: 23
Views: 2851

Re: General Discussion

Did Aayush or anyone else who happened to be at both today's and last week's tournaments think that the editing improved over the week? Not significantly, no. But then I don't know how much of the bad editing (grammar-wise) I was already shielded from by moderator improvisation at the CMU site. The...
by dxdtdemon
Mon Jan 26, 2015 3:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2015 Regionals: Specific question requests and discussion
Replies: 49
Views: 10621

Re: 2015 Regionals: Specific question requests and discussio

Could I please see the "Permian" tossup? I was just wondering if the first clue was misplaced as it seemed to lead to buzzer races at a tournament site over 1000 miles away from the Permian Basin.
by dxdtdemon
Sun Jan 25, 2015 6:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Oxford Open 2015: General Discussion
Replies: 23
Views: 2851

Re: General Discussion

Did Aayush or anyone else who happened to be at both today's and last week's tournaments think that the editing improved over the week?
by dxdtdemon
Sun Jan 25, 2015 2:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2015 Regionals: Specific question requests and discussion
Replies: 49
Views: 10621

Re: 2015 Regionals: Specific question requests and discussio

What category was the Permian tossup supposed to be in. I was surprised that something as famous as the Permian Basin was alluded to in the leadin.
by dxdtdemon
Thu Jan 22, 2015 2:29 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Oxford Open 2015: General Discussion
Replies: 23
Views: 2851

Re: General Discussion

So outside of the tossup on Manny Ramirez, which I assume replaced a cricket tossup, were any other tossups or bonuses replaced?
by dxdtdemon
Wed Jan 21, 2015 6:20 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Oxford Open 2015: General Discussion
Replies: 23
Views: 2851

Re: General Discussion

EDIT: I had been distracted from making this post, which was started before Andrew's post came through, and this mainly reiterates some of his points. Sorry for the repetitiveness. In the future, having mirror sites occur two weeks before the main tournament is probably not the best idea. It seemed ...
by dxdtdemon
Tue Jan 20, 2015 8:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals 2015 Global Announcement (January 24, 2015)
Replies: 72
Views: 47480

Re: ACF Regionals 2015 Global Announcement (January 24, 2015

Ndg wrote:For what it's worth: Based on my experience this past weekend, I would discourage people from using the Oxford Open set, in its current state, for tryouts.
In this vein, has there been an Oxford Open discussion group set up yet?
by dxdtdemon
Mon Jan 05, 2015 12:13 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Oxford Open at Carnegie Mellon, 1/17
Replies: 20
Views: 6904

Re: Oxford Open at Carnegie Mellon, 1/17

If there's not enough interest on this day, I (and possibly other Wright State people) would be willing to come to this site on a later date.
by dxdtdemon
Fri Dec 19, 2014 2:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: THE OFFICIAL 2014 HSQBRANK ALL NAME TEAM
Replies: 23
Views: 12231

Re: THE OFFICIAL 2014 HSQBRANK ALL NAME TEAM

What about Joelle Smart?
by dxdtdemon
Tue Dec 09, 2014 2:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Science (DEES)
Replies: 31
Views: 7472

Re: Science

I'm pretty sure that there was a bonus part that was looking for the official name for mu_0 and gave the official name for epsilon_0 instead.
by dxdtdemon
Mon Nov 17, 2014 8:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HFT IX @ Harvard (11/15/14)
Replies: 105
Views: 55307

Re: HFT IX @ Harvard (11/15/14)

But !!!!!! your criticism of the question set bothers me a lot. Harvard advertised the breakdown of questions. It was pretty clear that there was not going to be all the trash typically contained in a NAQT set. My son who loves QB but dislikes all the baseball, rap musician, and TV show trivia ques...
by dxdtdemon
Sun Nov 09, 2014 11:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: COTTAGE Bowl at Ohio State 11/8/14
Replies: 7
Views: 4028

Re: COTTAGE Bowl at Ohio State 11/8/14

sephirothrr wrote:Out of curiosity, is this a thing that actually happened?
OSU played us on one of the packets, and I'm assuming that the rest will be used at a later tournament.
by dxdtdemon
Sun Nov 09, 2014 1:31 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2014 Great Lakes @ Ohio State 11/8/14
Replies: 24
Views: 10852

Re: ACF Fall 2014 Great Lakes @ Ohio State 11/8/14

Northmont beat Michigan State A in the second game of a final where Northmont had had the advantage going into the final.
by dxdtdemon
Tue Jun 17, 2014 2:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HSQBRank 2014-15
Replies: 211
Views: 104701

Re: HSQBRank 2014-15

Is there a reason that the 161st team was not included in that post?
by dxdtdemon
Tue Jun 10, 2014 2:03 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2014-15 Schedule Discussion
Replies: 64
Views: 28921

Re: 2014-15 Schedule Discussion

Will there be anything in the fall other than ACF Fall that will require packet submission?
by dxdtdemon
Fri Jun 06, 2014 1:20 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: All-time all-state teams
Replies: 61
Views: 35738

Re: All-time all-state teams

OHIO: Jarrett Greene (South Range), Ike Jose (Stow Munroe Falls), Saajid Moyen (Copley), Ashvin Srivatsa (Sycamore). Certainly many others you could add here as well--I would say, this is a fairly deep team that with the exception of Ike, lacks a MVP. Joe is right, Noah Rahman should definitely be ...
by dxdtdemon
Mon May 19, 2014 3:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: The Worst Trash Tournament Ever
Replies: 25
Views: 10284

Re: The Worst Trash Tournament Ever

theMoMA wrote:Maybe hold off on posting to Wastebin before HSNCT.
Just to be clear, I was asking about putting the tournament they wrote last year on Wastebin, not this tournament, so that people who don't know the writers could see examples of their previous work.
by dxdtdemon
Fri May 09, 2014 9:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: The Worst Trash Tournament Ever
Replies: 25
Views: 10284

Re: The Worst Trash Tournament Ever

Is there any plan to put your previous tournament on Wastebin?
by dxdtdemon
Sun May 04, 2014 10:12 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Quiz Bowl Survivor: 50 Buzz, 49 Neg
Replies: 169
Views: 93930

Re: Quiz Bowl Survivor: 50 Buzz, 49 Neg

I can recall from playing CBI that Dan Fuller from that "3 Boys and a Goy" team mentioned earlier loves to talk about college bowl and protoquizbowl from that time period, so if anyone happens to be going by the Kent State branch campus in New Philadelphia, OH, he might be someone to interview.
by dxdtdemon
Sat Apr 26, 2014 2:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Is there a space between "quiz" and "bowl"?
Replies: 29
Views: 12126

Re: Is there a space between "quiz" and "bowl"?

The NAQT style guide mandates staunch "quiz bowl" partisanship. Most newer circuit folks go with "quizbowl." Hopefully we can all come together with peace, love, and a mutual understanding that "quiz-bowl" is just dumb, and that hyphens should be reserved almost entirely for compound adjectives tha...
by dxdtdemon
Thu Apr 10, 2014 7:37 pm
Forum: New Collegiate Teams
Topic: New Team - Cedarville University in Ohio
Replies: 9
Views: 5528

Re: New Team - Cedarville University in Ohio

If you have a car on campus, you can practice with us in Fairborn on Fridays at 6PM on the fourth floor of Millett Hall.
EDIT: I don't remember the exact room number, but if you come out of the elevator and turn right, it will be the first door on your left.
by dxdtdemon
Mon Feb 24, 2014 11:14 pm
Forum: New Collegiate Teams
Topic: Starting Quiz Team at the University of Cincinnati
Replies: 15
Views: 8466

Re: Starting Quiz Team at the University of Cincinnati

In addition to going to MUT, the Ohio quizbowl community usually tries to gather together every summer to play some below open difficulty tournament somewhere in the Columbus or Cleveland area. Also, if you want to scrimmage us in Fairborn, I think that Emily would be okay with that. It seems that a...
by dxdtdemon
Thu Feb 13, 2014 1:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2014 SCT: general discussion
Replies: 35
Views: 5526

Re: 2014 SCT: general discussion

Was it just me, or did there seem to be a whole lot less world literature than there's been at various tournaments I've volunteered at in recent years? It seemed like there was less than there is even in an IS-A set.
by dxdtdemon
Wed Feb 12, 2014 8:15 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Question feedback request
Replies: 17
Views: 3845

Re: Question feedback request

Godrich and Kid A are both definitely clues that people are likely to buzz on if they know things about Radiohead, but in my (admittedly inexpert) opinion, they're not out of place in this tossup relative to the later clues Kid A is out of place - I think that 99% of the people who are going to buz...