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by The Moviegoer
Thu Apr 26, 2012 11:37 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Where Will You Be Going to College Next Year? 2011-12
Replies: 86
Views: 31869

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

I'm going to UCLA. I wouldn't mind playing casually/helping out/acting as the sacrificial vessel through which Charles Meigs returns to this existence
by The Moviegoer
Thu Apr 21, 2011 11:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO Matchmaking
Replies: 54
Views: 11222

Re: CO Matchmaking

I'd like to play this. I'm not really good, but I know continental philosophy well (at least!) and I like to think that I'm fun to be around. If you're interested, hit me up at messner1 [at] illinois.edu
by The Moviegoer
Mon Feb 28, 2011 11:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Open Letter to IHSA Advisory Committee
Replies: 10
Views: 2297

Re: Open Letter to IHSA Advisory Committee

I'll print out a copy for various ABT members to sign at practice this week
by The Moviegoer
Tue Feb 01, 2011 2:03 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Region 9 SCT at University of Illinois
Replies: 36
Views: 6474

Re: Region 9 SCT at University of Illinois

Hey folks, our field is, as the kids say, blowing up. I just wanted to reiterate Charles's request for staffers above.
by The Moviegoer
Thu Nov 11, 2010 11:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Turnabout @ Fenton HS - Certified Staffers Wanted
Replies: 18
Views: 2484

Re: Turnabout @ Fenton HS - Certified Staffers Wanted

I'm not certified, but if you need me I'd be glad to help out again (for free!)
by The Moviegoer
Thu Oct 07, 2010 2:29 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: IO Event: Wissenschaftslehre - History of Thought
Replies: 20
Views: 3670

Re: IO Event: Wissenschaftslehre - History of Thought

Hey guys, just poking my head in to say I am very much confident that this will both get done, and be high quality. We are picking out answers at a rapid pace, and I know we will both being writing immediately. I know I am chomping at the bit to get started simply because I am so excited about the i...
by The Moviegoer
Mon Oct 04, 2010 1:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Eligibility
Replies: 39
Views: 5966

Re: Eligibility

Hey folks, so on behalf of the ABT I want to apologize to Andrew Hart. I don't think there was any malice in Charles' comments at all, but I think it needs to be said that this whole thing is all our fault for not having clear eligibility guidelines or even none at all, and that Andrew, of course, h...
by The Moviegoer
Sat Sep 11, 2010 1:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice Tournament at NIU, 9/18
Replies: 10
Views: 3245

Re: ACF Early Autumn Collegiate at NIU, 9/18

We will probably have at least one team at this
by The Moviegoer
Fri Aug 13, 2010 8:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '10 - '11
Replies: 296
Views: 60152

Re: Illinois '10 - '11

We are not planning to run a mirror
by The Moviegoer
Mon Jul 26, 2010 7:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Goodman CO Trash discussion
Replies: 33
Views: 5001

Re: Goodman CO Trash discussion

I'm just wondering, why is Zizek an answer line in a trash tournament? Is he like, not a real philosopher by quizbowl standards? He is. I haven't seen the CO trash question on him, but I bet that he's involved enough in popular culture that enough clues could be put together to write a trash questi...
by The Moviegoer
Wed Jul 14, 2010 1:49 am
Forum: New Collegiate Teams
Topic: Collegiate NAQT: Participating Colleges?
Replies: 10
Views: 3676

Re: Collegiate NAQT: Participating Colleges?

Here you can find record of any school that has played naqt. You cannot search by ACUI region but you can by state:
http://www.naqt.com/stats/school-search.jsp

The results from last years sectional championships may be found here:
http://www.naqt.com/stats/results.jsp?y ... 9&coll=yes
by The Moviegoer
Wed Jun 23, 2010 11:01 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: academic trash?
Replies: 10
Views: 1898

Re: academic trash?

Berkeley teaches a class on Brood War:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7XiE_V0PZ8

"Academic trash" would be impossible to codify,however.
by The Moviegoer
Thu Jun 17, 2010 11:22 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT distribution change 2010-11
Replies: 28
Views: 4697

Re: NAQT distribution change 2010-11

1/1 trash per packet at the very most would be great.
by The Moviegoer
Wed May 12, 2010 10:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Land of Lincoln Throwdown Announcement
Replies: 123
Views: 16458

Re: Land of Lincoln Throwdown Announcement

It might be, but hell, if it ends up being a Sun n' Fun mirror I know I'll throw my hat in the ring with or without UIUC people.
by The Moviegoer
Mon May 03, 2010 10:15 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO Lit 2010
Replies: 124
Views: 37815

Re: CO Lit 2010

Hey, looks like I'm playing this with Greg Peterson
by The Moviegoer
Wed Apr 07, 2010 8:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO Lit 2010
Replies: 124
Views: 37815

Re: CO Lit 2010

definitely would like to play this, pending when it is scheduled for
by The Moviegoer
Fri Mar 12, 2010 3:00 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Paul Goodman Memorial Open
Replies: 157
Views: 50196

Re: Announcement: Paul Goodman Memorial Open

I'll have a team consisting of at least 2 people from last year (max and carl) and hopefully micah as well. If micah ends up being courted away this year by a different team we'll need a fourth.
by The Moviegoer
Tue Mar 09, 2010 1:21 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: IHSA Regional Results and Discussion
Replies: 111
Views: 12376

Re: IHSA Regional Results and Discussion

Charley Pride wrote: HOW THE HELL DO YOU TOSSUP MARGARET CHASE SMITH?

HOW THE HELL DO YOU WRITE QUESTIONS THIS BAD? THEY'RE ACTUALLY WORSE THAN LAST YEAR.
This is what happens when you have no conception of a canon. Believe me, I know first hand (as does anyone who played Tau Beta Pi at UIUC last year. Sorry!)
by The Moviegoer
Mon Mar 08, 2010 11:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: IHSA Regional Results and Discussion
Replies: 111
Views: 12376

Re: IHSA Regional Results and Discussion

Ohhh I can watch BG lose to Deerfield in real time! Thanks ihsa

(sorry garb)
by The Moviegoer
Fri Mar 05, 2010 2:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Matt Cvijanovich Memorial Novice Tournament (3/6/10)
Replies: 86
Views: 20075

Re: Matt Cvijanovich Memorial Novice Tournament (3/6/10)

Hey people, For those of you that really don't enjoy trash, we are going to mirror Will Nediger's MELD concurrently with trash. This is open to anyone to play who doesn't want to smell like a garbage can, and there will probably be a marginal entrance fee of 5 dollars or so Will can get compensated...
by The Moviegoer
Fri Mar 05, 2010 12:35 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Matt Cvijanovich Memorial Novice Tournament (3/6/10)
Replies: 86
Views: 20075

Re: Matt Cvijanovich Memorial Novice Tournament (3/6/10)

MUT does have powers I think, however I know we did not use them last year, and we probably won't this year either, as that is how MCMNT has traditionally been run.
by The Moviegoer
Tue Feb 23, 2010 11:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Matt Cvijanovich Memorial Novice Tournament (3/6/10)
Replies: 86
Views: 20075

Re: Matt Cvijanovich Memorial Novice Tournament (3/6/10)

2010.02.21 MCMNT Field Update Attending Harding x 1 The Missing ACF Regionals liveblog x 1 SCC x 1 College of DuPage x 1 Eureka x 1 OSU x 2 Mineral Area College x 1 Chicago x 1 (2 or more?) So..who are "Missing ACF Regs..." and SCC? Also, is Mineral Area College a real team? And is Chicago UChicago...
by The Moviegoer
Sun Feb 07, 2010 2:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Region 9 SCT at Indiana (February 6)
Replies: 36
Views: 5958

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Region 9 SCT at Indiana (February 6)

A more complete picture of our yesterday: Due to the terrible weather, our first car arrived around 10ish. After figuring out where the TD actually was (Indiana people, your union is labyrinthine!) we informed him that our other two cars were going to be late, one coming within a few minutes and the...
by The Moviegoer
Sat Feb 06, 2010 6:29 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Good morning, quizbowl
Replies: 20
Views: 2347

Re: Good morning, quizbowl

Kyle wrote:May everything go smoothly!
Too late, snowpocalypse.
by The Moviegoer
Wed Feb 03, 2010 4:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois NAQT State Championship (2/27/10) @ Fenton HS
Replies: 53
Views: 7710

Re: Illinois NAQT State Championship (2/27/10) @ Fenton HS

If you do end up needing any more moderators besides your already full crew plus Mike, I can make the trip up as well.
by The Moviegoer
Tue Feb 02, 2010 12:52 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl 2010 at UPenn (1/30/10)
Replies: 78
Views: 23623

Re: Penn Bowl 2010 at UPenn (1/30/10)

I would guess the Naval Academy. If I'm right, that's pretty awesome.
by The Moviegoer
Mon Feb 01, 2010 1:36 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Second Annual Loyburn Classic @ Rockford Auburn (1/30/10)
Replies: 38
Views: 7872

Re: Second Annual Loyburn Classic @ Rockford Auburn (1/30/10)

But yeah, that's a really fine performance by some Illinois teams. Good job everyone.

E: For re-accuracy.
by The Moviegoer
Fri Jan 29, 2010 5:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NIU Huskie Bowl/Prison Bowl Mirror 02/06/2010
Replies: 54
Views: 12464

Re: NIU Huskie Bowl/Prison Bowl Mirror 02/06/2010

starwarsguy6 wrote:
jonah wrote:
styxman wrote:Serenity
Who?
Sad.
I think Jonah is more wondering who will actually compose team "Serenity"
by The Moviegoer
Mon Jan 04, 2010 5:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Turnabout
Replies: 41
Views: 4614

Re: Turnabout

MLaudermith wrote:Teams playing at the Fenton Turnabout:
26. Lakes
Woooo. I'm really hoping some of the freshmen get to play, they're pretty good and should be exposed to some good QB. (The JV NSC conference questions are Avery or QG or something)

Edit: Actually, do you need any moderators Mr. Laudermith?
by The Moviegoer
Sun Dec 20, 2009 1:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: High School Lit Singles Tourney (after NTV, 12/19/2009)
Replies: 106
Views: 24804

Re: High School Lit Singles Tourney (after NTV, 12/19/2009)

I too had a very good time playing this set. I also discovered I have a terrible propensity to neg. Especially around Glerum.
by The Moviegoer
Fri Dec 18, 2009 11:01 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: High School Lit Singles Tourney (after NTV, 12/19/2009)
Replies: 106
Views: 24804

Re: High School Lit Singles Tourney (after NTV, 12/19/2009)

Since I was scatterbrained and forgot to email you about playing, I can be that one more reader.
by The Moviegoer
Tue Dec 15, 2009 1:53 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2010 SCT sites
Replies: 20
Views: 3298

Re: 2010 SCT sites

jonah wrote:
bt_green_warbler wrote:Indiana
This is news to the team there.
The contact email is for a guy at Ball State, so I'd guess that's the actual site
by The Moviegoer
Wed Dec 09, 2009 6:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: High School Lit Singles Tourney (after NTV, 12/19/2009)
Replies: 106
Views: 24804

Re: High School Lit Singles Tourney (after NTV, 12/19/2009)

Looks like I am staffing NTV, so I'll go ahead and throw my hat in the ring for this!
by The Moviegoer
Mon Nov 23, 2009 8:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kickoffs
Replies: 99
Views: 12924

Re: Kickoffs

Well I wrote a big quoted out post but Jonah has already taken some points. Basically, I visited my old High School's quizbowl team today, and I think they demonstrate the problem quite well. There was some pretty decent quizbowl hosted over the weekend (kickoffs) yet they, instead of sending a coup...
by The Moviegoer
Mon Nov 16, 2009 12:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: (11/14/09) Illinois Open at UIUC
Replies: 50
Views: 6849

Re: (11/14/09) Illinois Open at UIUC

Thank you to all the teams that came and helped make my first directed tournament what I feel was a success. I'd also like to thank Trygve Meade for co-TDing and showing me the ropes as it were, Donald Taylor for keeping stats (for part of the day) and also doing some clutch RMPFest organizational w...
by The Moviegoer
Sun Nov 15, 2009 2:24 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: RMP Fest 2: IO/TIT Side Event
Replies: 36
Views: 9726

Re: RMP Fest 2: IO/TIT Side Event

The Will to Fifteen (Seth/Marnold) defeated Negative Five Dialectics (Sorice/Trygve) in a final to win at UIUC
by The Moviegoer
Sat Nov 14, 2009 9:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: (11/14/09) Illinois Open at UIUC
Replies: 50
Views: 6849

Re: (11/14/09) Illinois Open at UIUC

Minnesota A defeats Chicago A 325-315 in the second game of an advantaged final to win the tournament after Chicago defeated them in the first game 495-170.
by The Moviegoer
Thu Nov 12, 2009 10:57 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: (11/14/09) Illinois Open at UIUC
Replies: 50
Views: 6849

Re: (11/14/09) Illinois Open at UIUC

Copy of tournament email, in case some of the emails I dredged up are wrong/inactive: Hi all, First off thank you so much for choosing to play this year's edition of Illinois Open. The tournament will indeed be played at Gregory Hall, located at: 810 S. Wright Street Champaign, Illinois There is amp...
by The Moviegoer
Thu Nov 12, 2009 4:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: (11/14/09) Illinois Open at UIUC
Replies: 50
Views: 6849

Re: (11/14/09) Illinois Open at UIUC

Alright excellent then. Looks like it'll shake out like this:

Chicago x4
Minn x3
Michigan x2
Missouri x 1
Rom/DanDon/House Players (Most likely Ike)

So that makes the total 11, which means full RR + final. Tournament email will be sent out this evening.
by The Moviegoer
Thu Nov 12, 2009 4:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: (11/14/09) Illinois Open at UIUC
Replies: 50
Views: 6849

Re: (11/14/09) Illinois Open at UIUC

Another more solid field update. Confirmed: Chicago x4 Minnesota x3 (Including a hybrid team with Carleton which I am dubbing "Cannesota") Michigan x 2 As yet unconfirmed: Missouri x1 House team, depending on numbers Free Agents: Rom Dan-Don The tournament will be held in Gregory Hall, and we will s...
by The Moviegoer
Mon Nov 09, 2009 2:47 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: (11/14/09) Illinois Open at UIUC
Replies: 50
Views: 6849

Re: (11/14/09) Illinois Open at UIUC

Hi everyone, thanks for your interest. As of now the field stands as: Teams: Chicago x 4 Minnesota x 2-3ish Missouri x 1ish Michigan 2-3ish House? Free Agents: Ryan Westbrook Rom Dan-Don For those who haven't yet, please email me with final team and buzzer amounts asap, as the event is fast approach...
by The Moviegoer
Thu Nov 05, 2009 2:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: (11/14/09) Illinois Open at UIUC
Replies: 50
Views: 6849

Re: (11/14/09) Illinois Open at UIUC

RMPFest will be played Saturday night.
by The Moviegoer
Mon Oct 19, 2009 11:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Walden III at Illinois Open
Replies: 14
Views: 1760

Re: Walden III at Illinois Open

I'd also like to play this, if I am not needed to moderate or whatnot.
by The Moviegoer
Mon Oct 19, 2009 10:30 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: (11/14/09) Illinois Open at UIUC
Replies: 50
Views: 6849

Re: (11/14/09) Illinois Open at UIUC

Just a quick bump, as November is quickly approaching and as of yet the field consists solely of Mr. Westbrook up there.
by The Moviegoer
Sat Sep 12, 2009 1:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: (11/14/09) Illinois Open at UIUC
Replies: 50
Views: 6849

(11/14/09) Illinois Open at UIUC

This is an announcement for Illinois' traditional academic tournament, Illinois Open 2009: Spite of Infinite Resignation , to be held Saturday, November 14, 2009 at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. I, Craig Messner will be co-tournament director of the event along with Trygve Meade. You ...
by The Moviegoer
Wed Sep 09, 2009 11:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '09-'10
Replies: 568
Views: 68613

Re: Illinois '09-'10

dtaylor4 wrote:
jonah wrote:Tau Beta Pi at Illinois
If I can lean hard enough on the guy running it, this tournament may use an HSAPQ set.
Mark is actually not running it this year. You can lean through him on that other guy though, I'm sure.
by The Moviegoer
Mon Jul 06, 2009 2:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO Lit announcement
Replies: 80
Views: 23538

Re: CO Lit announcement

I'd like to play this, if there's anyone who would like to team up.

edit: I should mention that if there are any interested parties, I pretty much only know stuff from America/Germany, and you can email me at messner1@(remove)illinois.edu
by The Moviegoer
Sun Jun 21, 2009 12:33 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Possible September Tournament
Replies: 66
Views: 8145

Re: Possible September Tournament

I might be able to talk Lakes into this
by The Moviegoer
Fri Jun 12, 2009 3:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southern Illinois secessionists?!
Replies: 18
Views: 2356

Re: Southern Illinois secessionists?!

i'll allow it