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by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Thu May 28, 2015 3:07 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Where Are You Going Next Year? (2015 College)
Replies: 47
Views: 23779

Re: Where Are You Going Next Year? (2015 College)

I'll be going down to Auburn to pursue my PharmD in the fall. I wouldn't mind playing a tournament or two. Roll tide!
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Wed Oct 15, 2014 2:06 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall South-central-east: University of Alabama 11/8/14
Replies: 13
Views: 6027

Re: ACF Fall South-central-east: University of Alabama 11/8/

Field is now tentatively closed, if you'd still like to come let me know and we will do a wait list if we can secure any additional rooms!
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Thu Sep 18, 2014 12:47 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall South-central-east: University of Alabama 11/8/14
Replies: 13
Views: 6027

Re: ACF Fall South-central-east: University of Alabama 11/8/

Field: Teams/Buzzers/Staffers Auburn 2/0/0 Clemson 1/???/2 Louisiana Tech 2/1/0 Tulane 2/2/1 UA House Team 1/0/0 UGA 3/0/0 ULL 1/0/0 WKU 1/1/Possible Staffer Wofford 1/2/0 Vandy 1/0/1 Interested: West Point High School We've reserved 8 rooms for the tournament so right now the field will be capped a...
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Tue Sep 16, 2014 1:09 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall South-central-east: University of Alabama 11/8/14
Replies: 13
Views: 6027

ACF Fall South-central-east: University of Alabama 11/8/14

Hello! I am pleased to announce the South-central-east site of ACF Fall 2014, to be held at University of Alabama on Saturday, 8 November 2014 . ACF Fall is the year's premier introductory-level collegiate quizbowl tournament, and we do hope that you join us at this event. The tournament will be at ...
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Tue Sep 16, 2014 12:47 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: William Rufus King Invitational VIII at Alabama (9/27/14)
Replies: 19
Views: 8847

Re: William Rufus King Invitational VIII at Alabama (9/27/14

The field is now officially capped and any other interested teams are welcome to join the waitlist. An official tournament e-mail with format, instructions, etc. will follow tomorrow morning once I confirm meeting room numbers and what not. If for some reason I have incorrect information about your ...
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Thu Sep 11, 2014 1:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: William Rufus King Invitational VIII at Alabama (9/27/14)
Replies: 19
Views: 8847

Re: William Rufus King Invitational VIII at Alabama (9/27/14

Post edited accordingly, apologies for not noting oak mtn JV earlier.
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Thu Aug 28, 2014 10:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: William Rufus King Invitational VIII at Alabama (9/27/14)
Replies: 19
Views: 8847

Re: William Rufus King Invitational VIII at Alabama (9/27/14

Post updated with new teams as well as info on where the tournament will be held and where to send checks to. Br. Thomas, we don't currently envision a need for moderators, so you are more than welcome to watch your teams during the rounds. If we end up needing some we'll burn that bridge when it's ...
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Mon Aug 18, 2014 12:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: William Rufus King Invitational VIII at Alabama (9/27/14)
Replies: 19
Views: 8847

Re: William Rufus King Invitational VIII at Alabama (9/27/14

Apologies for the delay, but the long-awaited 1st field update has occurred. To answer Mr. Davenport's question, we do plan to have trophies this year. A JV Division is still up in the air, but we'd certainly be welcomed to having one assuming a fair number of jv teams show up. We have another offic...
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Sun Jul 06, 2014 6:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: William Rufus King Invitational VIII at Alabama (9/27/14)
Replies: 19
Views: 8847

William Rufus King Invitational VIII at Alabama (9/27/14)

Greetings all! The Alabama Academic Quizbowl Team will be hosting William Rufus King Invitational VIII: Is It Worth It? Let Me WRK It on Saturday September 27th, 2014. We plan to use NAQT IS-137A as our question set. We'd like to have a brief meeting at 8:40ish with matches starting at 8:45 (but aft...
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Sat Aug 03, 2013 11:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2013 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 149
Views: 54080

Re: 2013 HSNCT discussion

So after playing UTCs Mirror of this I must say I really enjoyed the questions. Props to whoever wrote questions on Tsarnaev and Macondo. Jeff, is there anyway you could post the toss-up on Addis Ababa from round 9 I believe?
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Sat Aug 03, 2013 10:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: UTC's Open Mirror of NAQT HS NCT 8/3/2013
Replies: 5
Views: 2037

Re: UTC's Open Mirror of NAQT HS NCT 8/3/2013

Results:
1st - Geritol
2nd - Westboro Vasectomy Center
t3rd - Central AL CC B
t3rd - Bevill
5th - Central AL CC A

I'll let Charlie expand on this later, after the legendary StatsDiskPr0xy makes its usual appearance
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Sun Oct 14, 2012 8:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: QUARK at Alabama (10/13)
Replies: 33
Views: 9151

Re: QUARK at Alabama (10/13)

Fond du lac operon wrote: Full statistics to come when Jake recovers the disk containing them, or whatever.
And now ladies and gentleman, give a round of applause to StatsDiskPr0xy!!!!!!
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Wed Sep 12, 2012 4:17 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Hip-Hop Tournament
Replies: 20
Views: 4514

Re: Hip-Hop Tournament

This sounds glorious, assuming I'm at HSNCT, ICT or wherever it's hosted this year I'll definitely play this. Otherwise I'll be hoping some other place around here will mirror it. Either way I'll need teammates
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Sun Aug 26, 2012 11:08 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 8th Hoover Invitational Tournament 10/20/12 - Hoover, AL
Replies: 5
Views: 3028

Re: 8th Hoover Invitational Tournament 10/20/12 - Hoover, AL

I am 100% for sure (pending work letting me off, but we're cutting hours like crazy so there's no reason why they shouldn't) moderating at HIT this year. I can also see if some of my AAQT people at UAH can come as well!
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Thu Jun 28, 2012 12:43 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: UTC HSNCT Mirror: Annoucement and Update
Replies: 1
Views: 887

Re: UTC HSNCT Mirror: Annoucement and Update

I have 1 teammate confirmed for this and the possibility of more. If me and my 1 teammate are all we bring, will we get a discount assuming no free agents are present?

Clever team name to come later!
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Mon Jun 25, 2012 9:33 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Trevor's Trivia at UT-Chattanooga (was 10/6, moved to 11/17)
Replies: 18
Views: 5340

Re: Trevor's Trivia at UT-Chattanooga: proposed date 10/6/12

Assuming no other conflicts I'd love to help read if you'll have me. May be able to bring a couple other UAH people too. Chattanooga, after all, is my favorite city to visit!
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Wed Jun 13, 2012 10:31 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Lee Henry's 3rd Annual "Where will I Coach Next" Event!
Replies: 15
Views: 3935

Re: Lee Henry's 3rd Annual "Where will I Coach Next" Event!

I THINK I know where I'm going to be based on an interview I had yesterday. If it pans out, I'll be in one of the highest-paying school systems in the state (possibly the highest), teaching nothing but AP Courses all day and coaching quiz bowl. I'm praying pretty hard to get it. Plus, it's not TOO ...
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Wed May 30, 2012 10:33 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Where Will You Be Going to College Next Year? 2011-12
Replies: 86
Views: 31348

Re: Where Will You Be Going to College Next Year? 2011-12

I reckon I'll stick around at UAH for 1 more year. After that it's looking like graduate school(hopefully Auburn) unless I can get job shadowing experience, but then again who knows?
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Wed Mar 28, 2012 1:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ICT Prediction Thread
Replies: 111
Views: 37524

Re: ICT Prediction Thread

We'll be there with two teams, and we'd a-beat Snead, too, exceptn them weren't able get a invite. Sadly all Snead's talent graduated to bigger and better things. Roll Tide!!, but to get back on topic I'll throw my two cents in the prediction pool. Division 1: Yale (Tough choice because I could als...
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Mon Mar 26, 2012 12:13 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: GUERRILLA IV - Chicago, IL - Saturday, 3/31
Replies: 57
Views: 20672

Re: GUERRILLA IV - Chicago, IL - Saturday, 3/31

Unless I just feel like total crap I still plan on playing, as shown by HSNCT 2008 I play ok sleep deprived. Last I heard though Cord was trying to find Kaleb and I a flight up there so I'll hopefully Be in late Friday night
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:30 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: GUERRILLA IV - Chicago, IL - Saturday, 3/31
Replies: 57
Views: 20672

Re: GUERRILLA IV - Chicago, IL - Saturday, 3/31

Personally I don't mind more people on our team, but since Harrison was the one who come up with the idea of us playing this I'm letting him handle that aspect.
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Sun Mar 04, 2012 12:07 am
Forum: New Collegiate Teams
Topic: Team at UA-Huntsville Next Year
Replies: 2
Views: 2108

Team at UA-Huntsville Next Year

So after talking with some players, some whom I've played with and against, it appears that there will be sufficient interest enough to form a team at UA-Huntsville next year. Our exact involvement and whether we will host tournaments is unknown at this point, but I plan for us to be fairly active a...
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Wed Feb 15, 2012 4:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Dahlonega's Resolution of the Cuban Missile Crisis CANCELED
Replies: 14
Views: 2987

Re: Dahlonega's Resolution of the Cuban Missile Crisis (3/3)

I can't think of any issues that would prevent me from coming on the 3rd. As I said above I shall let you know something as soon as I know.
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Tue Feb 14, 2012 12:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Dahlonega's Resolution of the Cuban Missile Crisis CANCELED
Replies: 14
Views: 2987

Re: Dahlonega's Resolution of the Cuban Missile Crisis (3/17)

Put UA-Huntsville as interested at this point. I'll let you know more as soon as I can.
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Mon Feb 13, 2012 3:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals at Georgia Tech(2/18)
Replies: 22
Views: 6259

Re: ACF Regionals at Georgia Tech(2/18)

Any team with at least one person who played college Quizbowl prior to September 1, 2010 is required to submit a packet. I think UA-Huntsville might have forgotten to submit its packet, perhaps? I don't see their name on the packet submission list. UA-Huntsville didn't know they were even going to ...
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Sun Feb 12, 2012 10:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals at Georgia Tech(2/18)
Replies: 22
Views: 6259

Re: ACF Regionals at Georgia Tech(2/18)

Alright I was unsure, thanks for the clarification Will. I will indeed be paying out of my own pocket. If Alabama doesn't come count me in as UA-Huntsville. I requested and got off the 18th, what better way to spend it than with Quizbowl!
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Sun Feb 12, 2012 9:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals at Georgia Tech(2/18)
Replies: 22
Views: 6259

Re: ACF Regionals at Georgia Tech(2/18)

If I spotlight as UAH for this event (Alabama is apparently having travel issues according to posts on the Facebook group) would I be able to claim the solo discount as well as New to ACF and Travel? Better yet, if me playing as UAH turns out to be the case, would I still be able to play with Alabam...
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Fri Feb 10, 2012 3:53 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: I'm sorry, but we're declining our invitation...
Replies: 7
Views: 1795

Re: I'm sorry, but we're declining our invitation...

ValenciaQBowl wrote:
Thanks for the invite, NAQT, but I think we'll be skipping the CCCT
I get it. I'd be dodging Chipola and Valencia if I were y'all, too.
Bring it on Borglum!!!
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Fri Feb 10, 2012 3:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT at Tulane (4/14)
Replies: 23
Views: 8598

Re: MUT at Tulane (4/14)

Consider Alabama interested for this tournament. Since this is undergrad only and decently far away, we'd likely only have one team between us and UAH. To further update on UAH's situation, it's quite possible I may be the only person coming. So in such an event that Bama has no team and I come by ...
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Thu Feb 09, 2012 9:01 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT at Tulane (4/14)
Replies: 23
Views: 8598

Re: MUT at Tulane (4/14)

My response probably came off as a little different tone than what I intended. I totally understand your point though. Like I said hopefully ill have a team here next year, and maybe host a tournament. You can expect me at MUT in some capacity whether it be for UA or UAH if no bama team is fielded. ...
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Thu Feb 09, 2012 4:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT at Tulane (4/14)
Replies: 23
Views: 8598

Re: MUT at Tulane (4/14)

Eligibility: As the name of the tournament suggests, this is an undergraduate event for undergraduates only. I'm open to allowing satellite or especially small schools to compete with their larger/better-funded neighbors/counterparts (UAH, Jacksonville, etc.), although I'd prefer it if each school ...
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Tue Feb 07, 2012 1:13 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2012 SCT individual question discussion
Replies: 114
Views: 13001

Re: talk about individual questions here

Since it was in D1 and I more than likely won't ever see said question, just for the sports trivia nut in me could I see the UCLA Quarterbacks bonus that was mentioned in the Critique my Questions section?
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Mon Feb 06, 2012 11:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2012 SCT individual question discussion
Replies: 114
Views: 13001

Re: talk about individual questions here

Fred wrote:D2 SCT is supposed to be easier than HSNCT.
:w-hat:

But seriously, assuming Fred meant no sarcasm, I had no clue that was the case.
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Mon Feb 06, 2012 11:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2012 SCT individual question discussion
Replies: 114
Views: 13001

Re: talk about individual questions here

I will start out by saying I very much enjoyed the Benzene bonus "Ortho" "Kekule" and "Friedel-Crafts" in that order. It felt great to 30 something I had just went over in class the week before. However I had a particular problem with 2 questions from DII because I thought the power marks were VERY ...
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Mon Feb 06, 2012 11:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2012 SCT: Difficulty
Replies: 146
Views: 20580

Re: Difficulty

I have to say I felt the D2 set was rather easy compared to the past ones I've played (Every CCCT) I know alot of the reason I feel that way is because I've been playing quizbowl since I was 11 and NAQT since 8th grade. I realize alot of those questions I found to be "ridiculously easy" were just be...
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Sun Feb 05, 2012 6:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2012 NAQT Sectionals at UF (2/4/12)
Replies: 17
Views: 6469

Re: 2012 NAQT Sectionals at UF (2/4/12)

To echo Harrison's comments, I thoroughly enjoyed the tournament. The only bad spot aside from the late start was the reader in room 5 I believe. (He had on a tie and stuff) We would consistently get through 22-24 toss-ups on average but in his room the best we had was 18. He also insisted at times ...
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Sat Feb 04, 2012 12:56 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Mirror (Athens GA) March 10, 2012
Replies: 55
Views: 12010

Re: Penn Bowl Mirror (Athens GA) March 10, 2012

Assuming he's up for it I'd be more than happy to team up with Mr. Rountree. The chances are looking like I'll be able to go, but I won't be able to 100% confirm until the tell me I've been given that day off from work.
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Fri Feb 03, 2012 1:19 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2012 NAQT Sectionals at UF (2/4/12)
Replies: 17
Views: 6469

Re: 2012 NAQT Sectionals at UF (2/4/12)

Where would you say would be the best place to park, Ethan? I've noticed there is a "Buckman Lot" and "Criser Hall Parking" on the map provided. I also noticed a few meters within distance. Would either of those be our best bet or are there closer parking spots of which the police wouldn't ticket us?
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Wed Feb 01, 2012 9:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Mirror (Athens GA) March 10, 2012
Replies: 55
Views: 12010

Re: Penn Bowl Mirror (Athens GA) March 10, 2012

It's not looking like UAH will be able to field a team at this and I'm unsure of Alabama's status. Put me as a free agent I guess for now, I'd really prefer to not play this tournament solo.
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Wed Feb 01, 2012 8:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Mirror (Athens GA) March 10, 2012
Replies: 55
Views: 12010

Re: Penn Bowl Mirror (Athens GA) March 10, 2012

What is it like to be a Batman? wrote: Tentatively, a team from Alabama is interested in going as well. I don't know if Mark wants to combine teams, or what, but as of now we're not attending WKU Penn Bowl.
Of course if you guys end up sending a team I'll play with y'all. I'm just putting that there in the event Alabama doesn't go.
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Sun Jan 29, 2012 3:36 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Mirror (Athens GA) March 10, 2012
Replies: 55
Views: 12010

Re: Penn Bowl Mirror (Athens GA) March 10, 2012

I think Alabama is going to the WKU Mirror of Penn Bowl, or at least I was informed they were. I won't be able to make that one, but you can consider a contingent from UA-Huntsville interested at this point. The number of people comprising this team is uncertain. For all I know I may come by myself ...
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Thu Dec 08, 2011 12:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Columbia Invitational - Huntsville, AL (12/10/11)
Replies: 14
Views: 2620

Re: Columbia Invitational - Huntsville, AL (12/10/11)

Matthew D wrote:Well DAR is having a bit of a time fielding a team as of late.. not sure what is going to happen to the rest of this year
Damn I hate to hear that. If you can find some medical redshirt rule and wanna pull a Case Keenum-esque scenario for an extra year of high school eligiblity hit me up :wink:
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Sun Dec 04, 2011 11:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Columbia Invitational - Huntsville, AL (12/10/11)
Replies: 14
Views: 2620

Re: Columbia Invitational - Huntsville, AL (12/10/11)

I'm probably really late on noticing this, but the absence of teams named DAR and Hoover is interesting.
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Sat Nov 12, 2011 10:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Novice/Trash at Tulane (Nov. 12-13)
Replies: 20
Views: 5055

Re: Novice/Trash at Tulane (Nov. 12-13)

I really wish I could've came to help and just to go to New Orleans for once in my life, but glad to hear everything went well. Hopefully things will work out and I'll be able to come with Bama to a future Tulane tournament.
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Wed Oct 26, 2011 9:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 7th Hoover Invitational Tournament (7HIT) - 10/29/2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3136

Re: 7th Hoover Invitational Tournament (7HIT) - 10/29/2011

Joshua Rutsky wrote: Brindlee Mtn.
:w-hat:

Edit: Also, unfortunately I am unable to get off work to help at the tournament. Sorry Mr. Rutsky, if you guys host NAQT State or anything else next fall I'll definitely be there to read!
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Wed Oct 05, 2011 12:03 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MOO Discussion
Replies: 74
Views: 6602

Re: General Discussion

I had quite a fun time playing the tournament and thought the toss-ups were a bit too long. As a question to the quizbowl community, concerning the toss-up on 1001 Nights. Growing up in Alabama in the crapfest that is ASCA, and even upwards in High School we always said 1001 Arabian Nights and alway...
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Mon Sep 12, 2011 6:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 7th Hoover Invitational Tournament (7HIT) - 10/29/2011
Replies: 10
Views: 3136

Re: 7th Hoover Invitational Tournament (7HIT) - 10/29/2011

Assuming I don't have to work and my classes haven't killed me yet, I'd be happy to come moderate if you would like Mr. Rutsky
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Sun Sep 11, 2011 9:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Southeastern Quizbowl Newsletter
Replies: 20
Views: 3482

Re: Southeastern Quizbowl Newsletter

I'm not sure if my hotmail is on this or not, but since I don't check it anymore can you add my school e-mail pmm0006 ATSIGN uah DOT edu
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Sun Aug 28, 2011 10:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Southeastern Quizbowl Newsletter
Replies: 20
Views: 3482

Re: Southeastern Quizbowl Newsletter

Has the letter not been sent out yet or is my e-mail just not on the list? I thought it was, but then again who knows?
by 49-Mile Scenic Drive
Tue Aug 09, 2011 7:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: The DAR High School Southeast Season Opener 8/27/2011
Replies: 26
Views: 7883

Re: The DAR High School Southeast Season Opener 8/27/2011

As with all other Matt Dennis tournaments, I'll be there to read permitting I don't have to work. :smile: