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by Ondes Martenot
Wed Aug 03, 2016 11:17 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Side Event Tournament in NYC- 8/7/16
Replies: 31
Views: 13086

Re: Side Event Tournament in NYC- 8/7/16

Hey so there doesn't seem to be any consensus as to team limits for these events...are there any strong objections if Mirza Ahmed, Jason Lai, and myself play as a three person for listory?
by Ondes Martenot
Mon Jul 25, 2016 2:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Side Event Tournament in NYC- 8/7/16
Replies: 31
Views: 13086

Re: Side Event Tournament in NYC- 8/7/16

Since Courant is about a 20 minute walk from my apartment, I guess I have no excuse to miss this
by Ondes Martenot
Tue Jun 02, 2015 8:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2015 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 102
Views: 51689

Re: 2015 HSNCT discussion

Like Corry, I wrote a bunch for this set (but not quite as much as him) but unlike him much of what I wrote was in the sciences, in particular chemistry, where by my count I wrote half the chemistry for this set. So any feedback/comments on the sciences are welcomed. Writing science for HSNCT is def...
by Ondes Martenot
Mon Feb 16, 2015 1:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: George Oppen @ Columbia University (2/21/15)
Replies: 33
Views: 16437

Re: George Oppen @ Columbia University (2/21/15)

I would be interested in playing Eyes as well. I can ask my teammates if they'd be interested in it
by Ondes Martenot
Mon Nov 10, 2014 12:39 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: George Oppen - 2/21/15
Replies: 39
Views: 26562

Re: George Oppen - 2/21/15

There's a decent chance I might come out of retirement and play the Columbia site of this tournament with some former and current NYU members...
by Ondes Martenot
Thu Oct 24, 2013 9:32 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2014 NAQT SCT East: 2-8-2014 at RPI
Replies: 10
Views: 4271

Re: 2014 NAQT SCT East: 2-8-2014 at RPI

Given the new trend in the Northeast circuit I guess we better register 4 months in advance for this to guarantee we're not put on a waitlist. For now I'll say one DI team and one DII team for NYU although that might change...
by Ondes Martenot
Thu Oct 17, 2013 9:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: DRAGOON at Yale (11/16/13)
Replies: 20
Views: 5837

Re: DRAGOON at Yale (11/16/13)

So I'm going to continue with something I sort of brought up in the ACF Fall thread and mention that while it's great to so many active teams in the northeast, I certainly hope that it does not turn into a routine thing where if you don't register for a tournament a month in advance you'll be locked...
by Ondes Martenot
Wed Oct 16, 2013 9:09 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2013 Northeast @ Harvard (11/02/13)
Replies: 28
Views: 10471

Re: ACF Fall 2013 Northeast @ Harvard (11/02/13)

Alright, thanks for the clarification. If you are successful in getting additional rooms could you email me? NYU is interested in sending a couple of non-packet eligible teams to this.
by Ondes Martenot
Tue Oct 15, 2013 7:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2013 Northeast @ Harvard (11/02/13)
Replies: 28
Views: 10471

Re: ACF Fall 2013 Northeast @ Harvard (11/02/13)

While I have no intentions of actually playing this tournament, I'm just going to comment that it's pretty ridiculous that to have a field capped at 11 teams for a tournament as popular as ACF Fall. Especially when said tournament is taking place in the densely populated Northeast region, and when t...
by Ondes Martenot
Tue Aug 27, 2013 8:35 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Collegiate Novice 4 @ Stony Brook (9/21/13)
Replies: 13
Views: 5455

Re: Collegiate Novice 4 @ Stony Brook (9/21/13)

It looks like there is some interest from NYU in sending at least one team to this....
by Ondes Martenot
Sat Jul 27, 2013 4:23 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Preseason Poll
Replies: 54
Views: 18831

Re: Preseason Poll

NYU loses Yogesh, Mike and Jason (the three people on the A team who were not me). We also gain Alec Vulffson, a freshmen formerly of Irvington High School. It remains to be seen how active I will be as the season progresses....
by Ondes Martenot
Sun May 26, 2013 8:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2013 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 149
Views: 54170

Re: 2013 HSNCT discussion

I will out myself as the writer of the Tammuz tossup. I don't think this was a poorly written tossup per se, but (without trying to bash other people at NAQT) will say that this was never intended to end up in the HSNCT set.
by Ondes Martenot
Tue Apr 16, 2013 9:14 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2013 ICT DI specific question discussion
Replies: 73
Views: 18883

Re: DI specific question discussion

I in general thought this was a good set. A couple of little comments. 1. The "bats" tossup had what I thought was an incredibly easy lead-in mentioning white noise syndrome. The fact that this was in the final made this all the more glaring. 2. The myoglobin tossup starts with something about Phant...
by Ondes Martenot
Tue Feb 12, 2013 9:23 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT Mirror at Yale (3/30/13)
Replies: 18
Views: 6623

Re: MUT Mirror at Yale (3/30/13)

NYU will probably also send a team or two
by Ondes Martenot
Fri Feb 08, 2013 12:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT Region 3 SCT - University of Delaware (2/9/13)
Replies: 69
Views: 22536

Re: NAQT Region 3 SCT - University of Delaware (2/9/13)

So yeah we've decided we're not going to be heading down tomorrow. It looks like we'll be going to the delayed mirror at MIT instead
by Ondes Martenot
Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:51 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT Region 3 SCT - University of Delaware (2/9/13)
Replies: 69
Views: 22536

Re: NAQT Region 3 SCT - University of Delaware (2/9/13)

Yeah I'm thinking NYU might go to MIT next weekend since its looking incredibly likely we wont be able to head down tomorrow
by Ondes Martenot
Wed Feb 06, 2013 1:39 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT Region 3 SCT - University of Delaware (2/9/13)
Replies: 69
Views: 22536

Re: NAQT Region 3 SCT - University of Delaware (2/9/13)

We are also supposed to drive down Saturday morning...
by Ondes Martenot
Wed Feb 06, 2013 10:03 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT Region 3 SCT - University of Delaware (2/9/13)
Replies: 69
Views: 22536

Re: NAQT Region 3 SCT - University of Delaware (2/9/13)

So there apparently is a major snowstorm hitting the northeast Friday night/Saturday morning. The forecast could obviously change but this could potentially screw around with the Delaware site (and possibly the MIT and Cornell sites as well).
by Ondes Martenot
Sat Jan 19, 2013 10:21 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2013 NAQT SCT: February 9
Replies: 23
Views: 6818

Re: 2013 NAQT SCT: registration is now open

Any update on the Region 1 site?
by Ondes Martenot
Wed Dec 19, 2012 3:58 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals 2013 Global Announcement
Replies: 28
Views: 21552

Re: ACF Regionals 2013 Global Announcement

Can someone (via email, post, etc...) confirm that our packet was in fact received?
by Ondes Martenot
Mon Dec 17, 2012 8:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT Region 3 SCT - University of Delaware (2/9/13)
Replies: 69
Views: 22536

Re: NAQT Region 3 SCT - University of Delaware (2/9/13)

NYU MIGHT attend this site depending on the location of the New England site. How easy is it to travel to Newark via public transportation?
by Ondes Martenot
Tue Dec 04, 2012 10:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: discuss randomization here
Replies: 20
Views: 6087

Re: discuss randomization here

So when I wrote BATE 2 (and maybe I did the same for the first BATE but I honestly don't remember) I made a template so that every five questions would have one question from each of the big 3. I made four such templates which I repeated three times over the 12 rounds of the tournament. No one seeme...
by Ondes Martenot
Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:25 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: QUARK @ Brown (12/1/12)
Replies: 10
Views: 3374

Re: QUARK @ Brown (12/1/12)

I think NYU will be sending two teams (or maybe more) to this...
by Ondes Martenot
Sun Oct 07, 2012 8:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn-ance (10/20/2012)
Replies: 22
Views: 10186

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn-ance (10/20/2012)

How's this set coming along?
by Ondes Martenot
Mon Oct 01, 2012 12:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Illinois Fall Tournament @ Yale - Oct 6, 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 6343

Re: Illinois Fall Tournament @ Yale - Oct 6, 2012

I think NYU is sending some number of teams, but I'm probably the wrong person to talk to about this
by Ondes Martenot
Mon Sep 17, 2012 5:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Minnesota Open Mirror @ Columbia 11/17-18/2012
Replies: 38
Views: 9958

Re: Minnesota Open Mirror @ Columbia 11/17-18/2012

NYU will definitely be there in some form
by Ondes Martenot
Mon May 28, 2012 3:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 173
Views: 36473

Re: 2012 HSNCT discussion

I wrote the ring strain tossup a couple of months ago with the intention that it would be used at DII ICT, where I think it would have been an appropriate tossup. It must have been placed rather late in the HSNCT; had I known about this earlier I probably would have emailed someone to get it moved o...
by Ondes Martenot
Tue May 01, 2012 6:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Writing for SCT/ICT
Replies: 38
Views: 11314

Re: Writing for SCT/ICT

Can Jeff or Seth clarify as to what was mentioned earlier about people playing DI SCT not being able to write for DII SCT (and the opposite case as well)? I always enjoy writing for the DII SCT and I know that DI writers make up a big chunk of the questions used in this set. If you're playing in a b...
by Ondes Martenot
Tue Apr 24, 2012 1:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT at MIT (4/28/12)
Replies: 22
Views: 8741

Re: MUT at MIT (4/28/12)

Whenever we've gone to MIT we've parked at a little lot on Mass. Ave near Vassar St.
by Ondes Martenot
Fri Apr 20, 2012 2:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT at MIT (4/28/12)
Replies: 22
Views: 8741

Re: MUT at MIT (4/28/12)

aarcoh@gmail; also we can bring our buzzer set
by Ondes Martenot
Sun Apr 15, 2012 11:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT at MIT (4/28/12)
Replies: 22
Views: 8741

Re: MUT at MIT (4/28/12)

I think RPI will only have a single team for this
by Ondes Martenot
Tue Apr 10, 2012 12:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Where Will You Be Going to College Next Year? 2011-12
Replies: 86
Views: 31493

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

I'll be going to graduate school at NYU
by Ondes Martenot
Tue Apr 03, 2012 7:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Writing for SCT/ICT
Replies: 38
Views: 11314

Re: Writing for SCT/ICT

Finally, players competing at DII ICT can write DI ICT questions for use that same year (and vice versa for DI ICT players writing DII questions), and it would be great to see more of this*. * Note that this is not true for SCT; I apologize to anyone I misinformed on this point before I learned a c...
by Ondes Martenot
Wed Mar 28, 2012 10:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT at MIT (4/28/12)
Replies: 22
Views: 8741

Re: MUT at MIT (4/28/12)

RPI will probably have around 2 teams
by Ondes Martenot
Mon Mar 05, 2012 4:01 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Peaceful Resolution Discussion
Replies: 210
Views: 53616

Re: Peaceful Resolution Discussion

Yeah, I've heard a couple of tossups whose answer lines were "organometallics" and they've all pretty much sucked since organometallics don't have much in common except for the fact that they all contain a carbon-metal bond. So yeah, people should instead write about specific organometallic reagents...
by Ondes Martenot
Thu Mar 01, 2012 9:53 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Peaceful Resolution Mirror at Harvard (3/3/2012)
Replies: 19
Views: 4838

Re: Peaceful Resolution Mirror at Harvard (3/3/2012)

I talked to Neil and he said he's not going, but he didn't rule the rest of MIT. Also, I think Dallas mentioned that this was going to be in Emerson, not Sever.
by Ondes Martenot
Wed Feb 29, 2012 11:58 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Peaceful Resolution Mirror at Harvard (3/3/2012)
Replies: 19
Views: 4838

Re: Peaceful Resolution Mirror at Harvard (3/3/2012)

Unfortunately, I asn't able to get anyone for a second team, so we're only bringing one team. Could someone from Harvard post a field update/tournament building/etc... so I still know this thing is happening?
by Ondes Martenot
Sun Feb 26, 2012 4:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Peaceful Resolution Mirror at Harvard (3/3/2012)
Replies: 19
Views: 4838

Re: Peaceful Resolution Mirror at Harvard (3/3/2012)

I'm trying to gather interest for a second RPI team. If the two Harvard house teams remain, that's six teams, which is fine by me
by Ondes Martenot
Sun Feb 26, 2012 2:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Peaceful Resolution Mirror at Harvard (3/3/2012)
Replies: 19
Views: 4838

Re: Peaceful Resolution Mirror at Harvard (3/3/2012)

So if RPI and Dartmouth each bring a team and Harvard has a house team we've only got three teams. So...is this thing going to happen?
by Ondes Martenot
Fri Feb 24, 2012 10:28 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Peaceful Resolution Mirror at Harvard (3/3/2012)
Replies: 19
Views: 4838

Re: Peaceful Resolution Mirror at Harvard (3/3/2012)

So what about the rest of the usual suspects? Brown? MIT? Columbia?
by Ondes Martenot
Sun Feb 19, 2012 12:31 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Peaceful Resolution Mirror at Harvard (3/3/2012)
Replies: 19
Views: 4838

Re: Peaceful Resolution Mirror at Harvard (3/3/2012)

RPI will definitely bring one team to this, maybe two. Do you know how the field is shaping out for this?
by Ondes Martenot
Tue Feb 14, 2012 1:00 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Northeast at Brown (2/18/2012)
Replies: 19
Views: 7875

Re: ACF Regionals Northeast at Brown (2/18/2012)

RPI is bringing one team with a submitted packet, and one buzzer.

--Nimit
by Ondes Martenot
Sun Feb 05, 2012 1:20 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2012 SCT: Critique my questions
Replies: 28
Views: 4660

Aaron Cohen's Questions

You know the drill by the now. Everything I wrote was in DII. I can post my questions if requested arepoagitica/milton/euripedes taney chamberlain election of 1936 washington (in art) dot product benedict arnold/montgomery/montreal rebecca/du maurier/the birds livingstone chrysanthemum and the sword...
by Ondes Martenot
Tue Jan 17, 2012 7:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Geography Monstrosity 4 (June 8th, St. Louis)
Replies: 58
Views: 19859

Re: Geography Monstrosity 4 (May 25th, Atlanta)

I'll attend if I help staff HSNCT
by Ondes Martenot
Thu Jan 12, 2012 12:24 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: BARGE Mirror at Yale (01/14/12)
Replies: 21
Views: 4868

Re: BARGE Mirror at Yale (01/14/12)

I'll be bringing the RPI buzzer
by Ondes Martenot
Sat Jan 07, 2012 7:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Northeast at Brown (2/18/2012)
Replies: 19
Views: 7875

Re: ACF Regionals Northeast at Brown (2/18/2012)

RPI will definitely have one team, with the possibility of 1-2 more
by Ondes Martenot
Sat Jan 07, 2012 5:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: BARGE Mirror at Yale (01/14/12)
Replies: 21
Views: 4868

Re: BARGE Mirror at Yale (01/14/12)

Nolan Esser will also be joining our rag tag team, whose name has yet to be determined.
by Ondes Martenot
Sat Jan 07, 2012 2:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: BARGE Mirror at Yale (01/14/12)
Replies: 21
Views: 4868

Re: BARGE Mirror at Yale (01/14/12)

Ryan Rosenberg is joining our team
by Ondes Martenot
Sun Jan 01, 2012 1:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: BARGE Mirror at Yale (01/14/12)
Replies: 21
Views: 4868

Re: BARGE Mirror at Yale (01/14/12)

I'm trying to see if any of my RPI teammates will join Doug and I for this. If not, we would be glad to take on some free agents for this.