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by Ford08
Sun Jun 01, 2008 5:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PACE NSC Prediction Contest!
Replies: 84
Views: 7929

Re: PACE NSC Prediction Contest!

Yah, well it makes me feel a lot better after UMR lol.
by Ford08
Sun Jun 01, 2008 10:44 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PACE NSC Prediction Contest!
Replies: 84
Views: 7929

Re: PACE NSC Prediction Contest!

Just for kicks and giggles I said Charlie was the best months ago, so just put it down for the RECORD.
by Ford08
Sun Jun 01, 2008 10:34 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Players
Replies: 67
Views: 11847

Re: Players

Told you all charlie was the best.
by Ford08
Wed Apr 16, 2008 9:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: What got you into Quizbowl?
Replies: 90
Views: 14894

Re: What got you into Quizbowl?

My sophomore year I was lifting weight for morning practice, I heard some buzzers going off so I thought I would check and see if there was something wrong, I find the Academic team practicing and had no idea what was going on. I went and told my basketball coach I was done lifting and went to the p...
by Ford08
Sat Apr 12, 2008 10:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Evolution of High School Quizbowl
Replies: 81
Views: 23144

Re: Evolution of High School Quizbowl

I totally agree. I think that the amount of knowlege that people are willing to learn is growing. Quizbowl is becoming very popular all over the country the trend will continue. It is hard to compare teams that never get to play one another but yes the TJ 05 team is the best ever, though like you sa...
by Ford08
Thu Apr 10, 2008 8:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: My withdrawal from the Missouri market
Replies: 27
Views: 3933

Re: My withdrawal from the Missouri market

We played in a small tournament on Bob Brown questions which are about 1 1/2 liners and it took 2 hours cause we kept answering everything. I would like to say Charlie is competely right in the fact that Missouri is going to have to change. I would settle for 30 questions that were at least 5 lines....
by Ford08
Wed Apr 09, 2008 9:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Senior Destinations 2008
Replies: 103
Views: 16049

Re: Senior Destinations 2008

College of the Ozarks in Branson Mo. I will be restarting the quizbowl team there.
by Ford08
Tue Apr 08, 2008 7:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 PACE NSC registration information
Replies: 77
Views: 13060

Re: 2008 PACE NSC registration information

Im am from Fordland High and I am pretty sure that we will be going.
by Ford08
Wed Apr 02, 2008 10:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: (Correct) Answers that made you hang your head in shame.
Replies: 80
Views: 15783

Re: (Correct) Answers that made you hang your head in shame.

those answers were not on Naqt quesitons. Mabey one but I think they came from other tournaments.
by Ford08
Tue Apr 01, 2008 9:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: (Correct) Answers that made you hang your head in shame.
Replies: 80
Views: 15783

Re: (Correct) Answers that made you hang your head in shame.

Yah, pretty sad huh?

Fredit: Don't post NAQT answers!
by Ford08
Sun Mar 30, 2008 8:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT Subject Distribution
Replies: 38
Views: 10204

Re: NAQT Subject Distribution

The latter of the two.
by Ford08
Sun Mar 30, 2008 6:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT Subject Distribution
Replies: 38
Views: 10204

Re: NAQT Subject Distribution

When we went to rolla for the NAQT tournament we have a really good geography\ history player that loved the questions there. Lets put it this way, he has every capital in the world memorized along with all of the capitals of states and providences. He knows where all mountians\rivers oceans are loc...
by Ford08
Sat Mar 29, 2008 7:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Free Questions
Replies: 18
Views: 5949

Re: Free Questions

This is true. I read through ACF questions and look through qbpackets.com, stanford archive, NAQT u gotta know, and about 40,000 shawn pickrell questions from the last 9 years. By reading through harder questions you build knowlege and depth and with shorter questions if they have a "though" early c...
by Ford08
Tue Mar 25, 2008 11:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Yes, it's another thread about math
Replies: 102
Views: 22630

Re: Yes, it's another thread about math

Well what I did and do to make my self a help for the team in math is to memorize a lot of numbers of different things such as factorials. I have 9! to 1! memorized. I also have several probality things memorized. I just made myself sit down and memorize a lot of stuff. This does come in handy so if...
by Ford08
Tue Mar 25, 2008 11:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Art Names
Replies: 47
Views: 6205

Re: Art Names

Actually it was the first thing that I could think of. I knew it was the thinker but the poet came to mind for some reason a lot quicker. Also the way the question was worded made it make more sence. I really wasn't trying to be an ass so sorry if you took it that way. I also agree on the Rembrant q...
by Ford08
Mon Mar 24, 2008 8:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Art Names
Replies: 47
Views: 6205

Re: Art Names

Yah, well hears the kicker...I learned that it was wrong on a pickrell set and guess what provider we used at our own tournament this year? Yep Pickrell, he compleatly contradicted himself. This is why I was so flabergasted.
by Ford08
Mon Mar 24, 2008 8:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Art Names
Replies: 47
Views: 6205

Re: Art Names

by Deesy Does It on Mon Mar 24, 2008 7:13 pm 2. The winged victory of (spelling error sorry guys) somothrace is not the winged victory. And I said the proper name and they could not accept it but they did accept Winged Victory, Victory of Somothrace. So I really don't understand that. As far as I k...
by Ford08
Mon Mar 24, 2008 8:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: The Great Middle School Pyramidal Experiment
Replies: 105
Views: 34398

Re: The Great Middle School Pyramidal Experiment

by Deesy Does It on Mon Mar 24, 2008 7:09 pm I would personally like to see what would happen if middle schoolers started practicing then playing on A-sets. At programs like Hunter and I think GDS, a lot of their middle school players practice alongside their high school team, and attend high schoo...
by Ford08
Mon Mar 24, 2008 8:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: The Great Middle School Pyramidal Experiment
Replies: 105
Views: 34398

Re: The Great Middle School Pyramidal Experiment

See this is what I have been trying to do. I try and get some of the tossups (science, History, Literature) longer and make them about 4 lines. While every thing else keep around two lines to one line. Once the stuff starts to get automatic I think we will make the transition to about 4 or 5 lines. ...
by Ford08
Mon Mar 24, 2008 8:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Yes, it's another thread about math
Replies: 102
Views: 22630

Re: Yes, it's another thread about math

Yah it a going joke for our team, since our coach is Lutheran and we have a lutheran and Catholic on the team he gets so madd. He is one of the most religous people I know and when get them he throws a fit. My captain and I laugh and our coach is glad we get them but it is a very comical time for us.
by Ford08
Mon Mar 24, 2008 8:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Art Names
Replies: 47
Views: 6205

Re: Art Names

Well this has actually bugged me for some time. I am the art and classical music person for our team and I have several "wrong" answers that I just don't understand. 1. The Thinker was originally called The Poet and that is what I answered and they had The Thinker on the paper so I was wrong. 2. The...
by Ford08
Mon Mar 24, 2008 7:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Yes, it's another thread about math
Replies: 102
Views: 22630

Re: Yes, it's another thread about math

AndyShootsAndyScores on Mon Mar 24, 2008 6:52 pm
I'm not alone!
On which part?
by Ford08
Mon Mar 24, 2008 7:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: The Great Middle School Pyramidal Experiment
Replies: 105
Views: 34398

Re: The Great Middle School Pyramidal Experiment

My coach and I have written some sets for our middle school. My coach and I have decided that one liners might be the best for those guys. We figure if they learn facts and can develop a strong base then the details will come later. Most of the stuff that our freshman are learning is this way (this ...
by Ford08
Mon Mar 24, 2008 7:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Yes, it's another thread about math
Replies: 102
Views: 22630

Re: Yes, it's another thread about math

by MLWGS-Gir on Mon Mar 24, 2008 11:50 am I'm not exactly an atheist so much as I am a-religious, but I routinely beat a Hindu teammate on Hinduism questions. Also, please learn to argue coherently (and spell) as that would make it easier to take you seriously and for your points to be understood. I...
by Ford08
Mon Mar 24, 2008 9:00 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Yes, it's another thread about math
Replies: 102
Views: 22630

Re: Yes, it's another thread about math

woah, you guys took my post the way wrong way. 1. Math is important for everyone, why becasuse we all will use math later on in life, this is why we (our school) makes it mandatiory that every student takes a class about money. In this class you learn how to write checks, balance an account and do t...
by Ford08
Sun Mar 23, 2008 7:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Yes, it's another thread about math
Replies: 102
Views: 22630

Re: Yes, it's another thread about math

Quiz bowl is about what you learn in school. Math is the most important thing you learn in school. Therefor it should be in QB. We have a guy on our team that is going to be a math teacher, he is a total robot at math and can do about any problem that you put infront of him, whether it be physics or...
by Ford08
Sat Mar 22, 2008 11:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 500 things...
Replies: 87
Views: 9571

Re: 500 things...

67. People falling asleep in audience around question 20.
68. Throwing hats and bowling pins on floor for good luck.
69. Going to tournaments to check out other schools chicks.
70. Complaining about a question that you got right.
by Ford08
Sat Mar 22, 2008 10:56 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Hey TDs! Submit your packets for archiving!
Replies: 13
Views: 20206

Re: Hey TDs! Submit your packets for archiving!

I love this site, I probabley have spent a good 20 hours on there in the past week.
by Ford08
Sat Mar 22, 2008 10:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '07-'08
Replies: 1091
Views: 203509

Re: Illinois '07-'08

I have family in Paxton, do they have a qb team?
by Ford08
Fri Mar 21, 2008 7:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Players
Replies: 67
Views: 11847

Re: Players

Charles Dees is probabley going to be the best player that I have ever seen. Though the way you talk Simmions is no slouch.

Dorman

Pace
by Ford08
Wed Feb 27, 2008 9:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 PACE NSC registration information
Replies: 77
Views: 13060

Re: 2008 PACE NSC registration information

Representing Fordland High School, Im pretty sure that were going to go to this but not 100% but our coach is going to try and let us go.
by Ford08
Wed Feb 27, 2008 9:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 07-08 Midseason Poll
Replies: 57
Views: 46004

Re: 07-08 Midseason Poll

North Kansas City are madmen, well Charlies Dees is anyway.
by Ford08
Sat Feb 02, 2008 12:36 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Players
Replies: 67
Views: 11847

Players

So, I was just curious because i did not know where to put this or whether or not there was another thread like this so I just have a few questions. 1: Who do you all consider the Best Player on Pyramidal questions in the nation? 2: Who do you all consider the Best Team in the Nation on Pyramidal qu...
by Ford08
Wed Jan 30, 2008 10:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: WashU
Replies: 2
Views: 814

I probabley wanted to go to this tournament more than any other tournament this year but oh, well we will get to see how Rolla goes.
by Ford08
Tue Jan 29, 2008 11:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Missouri '07-'08
Replies: 26
Views: 8048

So this might be a little old now but class 2 will come down to who ever team wins the southwest.