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by Dennis
Tue Feb 16, 2010 2:00 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Where Are You Going Next Year
Replies: 64
Views: 20140

Re: Where Are You Going Next Year

I'll be working in New York after graduating in May, so no school for me in the near future.
by Dennis
Wed Sep 30, 2009 1:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: EFT 4 at Brown (Saturday, October 3)
Replies: 97
Views: 25391

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: EFT 4 at Brown (Saturday, October 3)

Latest update: Yale - 4 teams, 1 buzzers, 0 staffers Brandeis - 1 teams, 1 buzzers, 1 staffers Hunter - 1 teams, 2 buzzers, 0 staffers Penn - 3 teams, 1 buzzers, 1 staffers MIT - 1 teams, ? buzzers, ? staffers Harvard - 3 teams, ? buzzers, 1 staffers Cornell/UConn - 3 teams, 2 buzzers, 0 staffers Br...
by Dennis
Fri Sep 18, 2009 5:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: EFT 4 at Brown (Saturday, October 3)
Replies: 97
Views: 25391

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: EFT 4 at Brown (Saturday, October 3)

The following teams have contacted me with regards to coming to EFT (with the number of teams in parentheses):

Yale (3-4)
Brandeis (1-2)
Hunter HS (1)
Penn (?)

If I'm missing anyone, please let me know.
by Dennis
Thu May 28, 2009 12:34 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: The Emergency: at PACE
Replies: 105
Views: 17022

Re: The Emergency: at PACE

My mistake. Sorry about that.
by Dennis
Mon May 25, 2009 6:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: EFT 4 at Brown (Saturday, October 3)
Replies: 97
Views: 25391

ANNOUNCEMENT: EFT 4 at Brown (Saturday, October 3)

Brown Quiz Bowl is pleased to announce that Early Fall Tournament 4 (subtitle pending) will be held on Saturday, October 3rd, 2009 (pending approval from administration). It will be a standard mACF academic tournament, and it will be on the same level as last year's tournament (around ACF Fall). Our...
by Dennis
Tue Apr 28, 2009 3:31 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals question thanks/discussion
Replies: 75
Views: 11678

Re: ACF Nationals question thanks/discussion

I kind of felt that the C4/PEP carboxylase/Kranz anatomy bonus was easy compared to the other bonuses in that packet.
by Dennis
Mon Apr 27, 2009 3:17 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2009-2010 Academic Tournaments
Replies: 35
Views: 7453

Re: 2009-2010 Academic Tournaments

We're still figuring out everything concerning EFT, but it will almost certainly happen.
by Dennis
Tue Apr 21, 2009 7:36 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: The Emergency: at PACE
Replies: 105
Views: 17022

Re: The Emergency: at PACE

Yeah, I'll be there, so why not? If there's anyone interested in joining my team, let me know (email is dennis _ jang AT brown DOT edu).
by Dennis
Tue Feb 10, 2009 5:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MIT Cardinal Classic Mirror, Provisionally 2/14/09
Replies: 37
Views: 6811

Re: MIT Cardinal Classic Mirror, Provisionally 2/14/09

fleurdelivre wrote: Didn't you see? I got laid off...
I can see the headlines now--"Stumbling Economy Leaves Quiz Bowl Moderators Without Jobs."
by Dennis
Sun Feb 08, 2009 10:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SCT Private Discussion Forum
Replies: 129
Views: 16361

Re: SCT Private Discussion Forum

I'm registered as Dennis.
by Dennis
Tue Jan 20, 2009 12:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Winter discussion
Replies: 106
Views: 13194

Re: ACF Winter discussion

In response to that question, I made some edits and, in reworking the changes, seem to have made a poor choice of words in rewriting that part. My apologies for doing that, especially since it seemed to throw a number of people off.
by Dennis
Fri Jan 16, 2009 12:26 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Winter Northeast at Yale (1/17/09)
Replies: 36
Views: 6016

Re: ACF Winter Northeast at Yale (1/17/09)

ChuyElChulo wrote:I see only one conflict between the teams coming on Saturday and the list of likely packets Trygve sent out last night.

So can't we just not use the one conflict packet, and run a double RR with an advantaged playoff if necessary?
Actually, both Brown and Dartmouth A submitted packets.
by Dennis
Sat Nov 22, 2008 5:59 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Buzzerfest (3/28/09) @ Princeton University
Replies: 50
Views: 14307

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Buzzerfest (3/28/09) @ Princeton University

This is why it is more helpful to make the Trash category into an all encompassing "other" category and make it 2/2. I agree with this--I'd rather see it become 2/2 Trash/Geography/Current Events with the extra 1/1 going back to history. I don't know how many tournaments nowadays still allot 1/1 fo...
by Dennis
Wed Oct 08, 2008 12:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ubu Roi @ Brown, October 11, 2008
Replies: 11
Views: 2740

Re: Ubu Roi @ Brown, October 11, 2008

I just wanted to officially cancel our site for this tournament. We'll hopefully be holding something in the spring.
by Dennis
Thu Oct 02, 2008 5:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: EFT 3 at Brown (Saturday, October 4)
Replies: 64
Views: 16683

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: EFT 3 at Brown (Saturday, October 4)

Everyone but Hampshire has confirmed, so unless something changes, I think we'll only have enough space for one Cornell team.

Again, sorry for the numbers crunch.
by Dennis
Thu Oct 02, 2008 4:15 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ubu Roi @ Brown, October 11, 2008
Replies: 11
Views: 2740

Re: Ubu Roi @ Brown, October 11, 2008

The decision to move to the HSAPQ set was made recently. If this is indeed the case (concerning Hunter and Kellenberg), we might have a problem, although it seems as if we're not going to be holding this tournament due to lack of interest. Sorry for all the problems this might have caused.
by Dennis
Wed Oct 01, 2008 5:59 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ubu Roi @ Brown, October 11, 2008
Replies: 11
Views: 2740

Re: Ubu Roi @ Brown, October 11, 2008

Namely, just Kellenberg and Hunter.
by Dennis
Wed Oct 01, 2008 4:05 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: EFT 3 at Brown (Saturday, October 4)
Replies: 64
Views: 16683

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: EFT 3 at Brown (Saturday, October 4)

I just sent an email to all teams (except Cornell, whose contact information I lack), and the gist of it is below: Registration will take place between 8:15 and 8:45 AM on Saturday, October 4th in Barus and Holley 166. There is a possibility that this may change, though. We'd like to start at 9 AM a...
by Dennis
Tue Sep 30, 2008 4:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ubu Roi @ Brown, October 11, 2008
Replies: 11
Views: 2740

Re: Ubu Roi @ Brown, October 11, 2008

We're currently still on, but we haven't found much of a field yet. If your team is interested, please post here or email me at dennis _ jang AT brown DOT edu.
by Dennis
Fri Aug 22, 2008 8:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: First semester college academic tournaments
Replies: 33
Views: 11042

Re: First semester college academic touraments

We're still working with Wake Forest, but they are currently leaning towards the 11th of October.
by Dennis
Fri Jun 20, 2008 3:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ubu Roi @ Brown, October 11, 2008
Replies: 11
Views: 2740

Ubu Roi @ Brown, October 11, 2008

I'd like to tentatively announce Brown University's high school tournament, Ubu Roi , which will be held Saturday, October 11th, 2008 . Pending room reservations, it will be held in Wilson Hall, which should hold up to around 30 teams. We'll likely begin registration at 8:00 AM and aim to start game...
by Dennis
Mon May 26, 2008 11:28 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Experimental Tournament, 5/24
Replies: 82
Views: 24434

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Experimental Tournament, 5/24

If there are any other scoring mistakes, just post them here, and I'll fix them in the SQBS file.
by Dennis
Wed May 21, 2008 1:53 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: EFT 3 at Brown (Saturday, October 4)
Replies: 64
Views: 16683

ANNOUNCEMENT: EFT 3 at Brown (Saturday, October 4)

Brown Quiz Bowl is pleased to announce that Early Fall Tournament 3: Trapping Bees in a Dyson Sphere will be held on Saturday, October 4th, 2008 (pending approval from administration). It will be a standard mACF academic tournament, and it will be on the same level as last year's tournament (around ...
by Dennis
Mon Mar 17, 2008 2:56 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Earning respect from the community
Replies: 9
Views: 2499

Re: Earning respect from the community

I think there's also something to be said for "respecting" those who help encourage others, particularly younger players, to continue to work hard and stay involved in quiz bowl. I think it's easy for new college quiz bowl players to be discouraged from quiz bowl, after even a practice or two, if th...
by Dennis
Mon Feb 11, 2008 4:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Private Sectionals Discussion Forum Signup and Access
Replies: 94
Views: 13302

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by Dennis
Sun Feb 10, 2008 9:43 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: NAQT Northeast SCT at Brown (2/9/2007)
Replies: 19
Views: 4926

Yeah, it had slipped my mind that we should have played an undergraduate final between Harvard and Williams. I've contacted NAQT about the situation, but I don't there's anything that can be done at this point. Sorry to both teams for not playing the final.
by Dennis
Sun Feb 10, 2008 2:44 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: NAQT Northeast SCT at Brown (2/9/2007)
Replies: 19
Views: 4926

Some quick results: Division I: 1) Maryland (11-2) 2) Harvard A (8-5) 3) Williams (8-5) 4) Princeton (8-5) Individuals: 1) Jonathan Magin (85.77 PPG) - Maryland 2) Jason Keller (68.85 PPG) - Rutgers 3) Charles Meigs (62.31 PPG) - Maryland Division II: 1) Dartmouth (11-1) 2) Brandeis (8-4) 3) Harvard...
by Dennis
Fri Feb 08, 2008 3:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: NAQT Northeast SCT at Brown (2/9/2007)
Replies: 19
Views: 4926

Final field update:

Div I:
Dartmouth (2; 1 UG)
Rutgers-NB
Princeton
Williams (1 UG)
MIT (UG)
Amherst (UG)
Maryland
Harvard (2; 1 UG)

Div II:
Dartmouth
Brandeis
Princeton (2)
MIT (2)
Columbia
Harvard
Brown
by Dennis
Wed Jan 30, 2008 10:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: NAQT Northeast SCT at Brown (2/9/2007)
Replies: 19
Views: 4926

Another field update: Div I: Dartmouth (1-2) Rutgers-NB Amherst Williams Columbia Princeton (1-2) Harvard (2) Maryland MIT? Div II: Dartmouth Columbia Brandeis Princeton Harvard MIT? If any of this is false/updated, please let me know. Also, I'll be sending an email sometime in the near future, aski...
by Dennis
Mon Jan 28, 2008 5:11 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: NAQT Northeast SCT at Brown (2/9/2007)
Replies: 19
Views: 4926

Field update:

Div I:
Dartmouth (1-2)
Rutgers-NB
Amherst
Williams
Columbia

Div II:
Dartmouth
Columbia

Obviously, there is space available, so please let me know how many teams you would like to register as soon as possible so that I can request an adequate number of timers and what not.
by Dennis
Sun Jan 20, 2008 9:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: RESULTS: TIT XXII - 1/19/08 - Maryland
Replies: 39
Views: 16900

He did indeed start negging like crazy. It was pretty damn annoying.
by Dennis
Thu Dec 27, 2007 7:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: NAQT Northeast SCT at Brown (2/9/2007)
Replies: 19
Views: 4926

Announcement: NAQT Northeast SCT at Brown (2/9/2007)

I'm pleased to announce the NAQT Northeast SCT at Brown University on Saturday, February 9th. Our fee structure is as follows: $120 for first team from a school $100 for each additional team -$5 for each working buzzer system brought -$20 for each volunteer brought -$40 for schools who haven't compe...
by Dennis
Sun Dec 02, 2007 12:31 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Brown University High School Invitational (12/1/2007)
Replies: 7
Views: 3615

10 teams came out to Brown on this rather cold day and played 13 rounds (with a bye). The final records: 1. Half Hollow Hills West A (12-1) 2. St. Andrew's (10-3) 3. Simsbury A (8-5) 4. Burlington A (8-5) 5. Half Hollow Hills West B (7-6) 6. Northampton A (7-6) 7. Northampton B (5-8) 8. Newtown (3-1...
by Dennis
Wed Nov 28, 2007 2:01 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Brown University High School Invitational (12/1/2007)
Replies: 7
Views: 3615

This is the field so far: Half Hollow Hills West (3 teams, 3 buzzers) Simsbury (2 teams) Burlington (1, 3 buzzers, 2 staffers) Northampton (1-2 teams) St. Andrew's Episcopal (1 teams) Suffield Academy (1 teams) Newtown High (1 teams) Moses Brown (0-1 teams) East Hampton (0-1 teams) There is still sp...
by Dennis
Tue Nov 13, 2007 1:24 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement - The Experiment: Return to Lord Weary's Castle
Replies: 32
Views: 16222

I'd also like a copy of this exciting set (dennis _ jang AT brown DOT edu).
by Dennis
Mon Nov 12, 2007 2:30 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Discussion
Replies: 76
Views: 18304

There were a few "repeats" here and there. They were not on the same thing, but on works by the same people. A toss up on Mozart came up and there was one on The Marriage of Figaro. There was a also a toss up on Siddhartha and a bonus on Steppenwolf. I remember a toss up on The Importance of Being ...
by Dennis
Sun Nov 11, 2007 5:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Bonus and Toss Up Conversion
Replies: 0
Views: 1303

Bonus and Toss Up Conversion

How well do people think bonuses should be converted for them to differentiate levels of knowledge? Should 90%+ of teams should get 10 points, ~50% get another 10, and 10%- get all 30 points? Should any of these parameters be different? The same goes for toss ups--there was the thread sometime last ...
by Dennis
Fri Oct 26, 2007 8:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT Stats
Replies: 9
Views: 3409

I emailed Jerry a copy without any of the macros and is thus much smaller; it still has most of the pertinent information. If anyone has any suggestions for what else can/should be tracked, let me know. MIT has agreed to keep track of bonus parts for their ACF Fall tournament, so I'll be repeating t...
by Dennis
Fri Oct 26, 2007 3:58 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT Stats
Replies: 9
Views: 3409

We didn't keep stats for Jerry's packet, but, as for the other two: Packet 2: (30%, 10%, 80%) 1. This series of conflicts occurred between 343 to 290 BCE. FTPE: [10] Name this series of three wars between the Roman Republic and the namesake tribe in the Apennines. ANSWER: Samnite Wars [10] The Secon...
by Dennis
Fri Oct 26, 2007 3:31 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT Stats
Replies: 9
Views: 3409

EFT Stats

First, I want to thank Steve Watchorn and Delano Barnes for coming out to help at EFT, something which I failed to mention in any of my earlier posts. Anyhow, I've compiled the stats from Brown's EFT, and below are some of the stats that I found. I've sent Jerry a copy of the Excel file, but he hasn...
by Dennis
Wed Oct 24, 2007 10:23 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CANCELLED: Brown Mirror of Titanomachy (was 10/27/2007)
Replies: 2
Views: 1812

So, it doesn't look like there's enough interest to hold this tournament, so we're going to cancel our mirror.

If a moderator could update this, that'd be great.
by Dennis
Wed Oct 24, 2007 2:05 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Brown University High School Invitational (12/1/2007)
Replies: 7
Views: 3615

Another bump. Several teams have responded, but there are still plenty of spaces open. I've sent another wave of emails, and I'll start posting field updates soon.
by Dennis
Sun Oct 21, 2007 10:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CANCELLED: Brown Mirror of Titanomachy (was 10/27/2007)
Replies: 2
Views: 1812

Bumping this up because if any teams want to attend, they should let me know as soon as possible. As of right now, BU would like to send 1-2 teams, but I've gotten no's from Harvard, MIT, and Yale. We probably won't run this tournament if we don't have at least 5-6 teams, so please let me know as so...
by Dennis
Sat Oct 20, 2007 10:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Brandeis Mirror of Deep Bench, 10/20
Replies: 38
Views: 12409

I'd also like to thank Evan and the rest of the Brandeis crew for holding this tournament. It ran fairly smoothly and didn't end at an obscene time; besides, who doesn't like eating pizza while hearing questions at lunch?
by Dennis
Mon Oct 15, 2007 4:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT Discussion
Replies: 92
Views: 27965

This information is important, except the only sites who were able to arrange everything in time to do this were the Vanderbilt and Oklahoma mirrors. Thanks, though. I already have the stats from our prelim rounds we read (1 - 9) put in, and I have Oklahoma's and Vanderbilt's stats to deal with, whi...
by Dennis
Tue Oct 09, 2007 10:54 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CANCELLED: Brown Mirror of Titanomachy (was 10/27/2007)
Replies: 2
Views: 1812

CANCELLED: Brown Mirror of Titanomachy (was 10/27/2007)

Brown Quiz Bowl is pleased to announce its mirror of Titanomachy, which will take place on Saturday, October 27th, 2007. Its difficulty will be similar to that of Penn Bowl 2007. The fee schedule, the same as that of Maryland's, is: +$100 – Base Fee for 1st team +$90 – Base Fee for 2nd team +$80...
by Dennis
Mon Oct 08, 2007 1:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT Discussion
Replies: 92
Views: 27965

So, funnily enough, I had gone to sleep at 3 thinking that no one else was going to post last night. I suppose I was wrong. In any event, thanks for all of the comments. Sorry for all of the errors/overly difficult questions in the set, but Eric and I did spend time briefly looking over the set afte...
by Dennis
Thu Oct 04, 2007 11:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Brown University High School Invitational (12/1/2007)
Replies: 7
Views: 3615

Just bumping this back up. We have plenty of space and plan to send paper mail invitations in the near future, but emailing me works as well. Some teams have already registered, and I'll start posting field updates when more teams sign up.
by Dennis
Tue Oct 02, 2007 12:45 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Fall Tournament 2 at Brown (9/29/2007)
Replies: 32
Views: 19140

Silly me, I'll include some numbers: Individual Places: 1. Jason (Grad) from Rutgers - 66.67 PPG 2. Julia (Junior) from Harvard A - 64.67 PPG 3. Ted (Frosh) from Harvard B - 61.25 PPG 4. Andrew (Senior) from Yale A - 58.33 PPG 5. Randall (Junior) from Dartmouth A - 53.33 PPG 6. Anyeong (Grad) from P...
by Dennis
Tue Oct 02, 2007 12:43 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Fall Tournament 2 at Brown (9/29/2007)
Replies: 32
Views: 19140

Stats have been compiled, and they should be up relatively soon. Just a synopsis-- Individual Places: 1. Jason (Grad) from Rutgers 2. Julia (Junior) from Harvard A 3. Ted (Frosh) from Harvard B 4. Andrew (Senior) from Yale A 5. Randall (Junior) from Dartmouth A 6. Anyeong (Grad) from Princeton A Top...