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by tl
Fri Mar 26, 2010 12:57 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Robert Schumann Bicentennial Tournament - 3/27 @ UMN
Replies: 17
Views: 3806

Re: Robert Schumann Bicentennial Tournament - 3/27 @ UMN

gkandlikar wrote: a total of 7-9 teams
aweshume
by tl
Mon Mar 22, 2010 7:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Robert Schumann Bicentennial Tournament - 3/27 @ UMN
Replies: 17
Views: 3806

Re: Robert Schumann Bicentennial Tournament - 3/27 @ UMN

I'm surprised none of the other teams in the state that have attended non-NAQT tournaments in the pass, like SPC and Chaska, for example, have shown interest.
by tl
Tue Feb 16, 2010 8:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party mirror at VCU (2/14/2010)
Replies: 27
Views: 3817

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party mirror at VCU (2/14/2010)

How did Matt Bollinger sudden become better at quiz bowl than Brendan Byrne?
by tl
Sun Jan 24, 2010 6:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Minnesota '09-'10
Replies: 139
Views: 19261

Re: Minnesota '09-'10

IS-90 seemed to be better than most other NAQT sets. I agree. It was pretty good in the prelims. What I felt was that a lot of the power markings were inconsistent. Some named dropped famous works early in power, while others did not reward players for deep knowledge and were pretty much impossible...
by tl
Sun Jan 24, 2010 4:03 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Minnesota '09-'10
Replies: 139
Views: 19261

Re: Minnesota '09-'10

I very much doubt anyone on this site is a fan of single-elimination. Obvious. Unfortunately it continues to be prevalent. Speaking of that, what happened in the round with DLS? The second half of the packet wasn't very good for us. Two pop culture questions and one geography question I believe com...
by tl
Sat Jan 23, 2010 8:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Minnesota '09-'10
Replies: 139
Views: 19261

Re: Minnesota '09-'10

I've decided that I'm not a fan of single-elimination.
Thoughts?
by tl
Thu Jan 21, 2010 3:17 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Minnesota '09-'10
Replies: 139
Views: 19261

Re: Minnesota '09-'10

Tryouts would definitely be strange. There doesn't seem to be a great criteria for judging individuals with an aim of formulating a team when they are matched up against each other as opposed to being on a team. Some individuals might contribute more on bonuses or whatnot, or they might fill a niche...
by tl
Wed Jan 20, 2010 2:56 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Minnesota '09-'10
Replies: 139
Views: 19261

Re: Minnesota '09-'10

I'm going to lurk less.