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by maxis7
Sun Feb 06, 2011 6:13 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Region 2 SCT at Ottawa (February 5, 2011)
Replies: 21
Views: 3992

Re: Region 2 SCT at Ottawa (February 5, 2011)

Just to clarify, Toronto B was also an all-undergrad team and should be given an UG tag - this might make a difference in the top undergrad team qualifying since there were 4 such teams in the field. I thought the tournament was a lot of fun and would like to thank Ottawa for doing a very good job a...
by maxis7
Thu Jul 08, 2010 12:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: ANGST (Andy's Non-Guerrilla Summer Tournament)
Replies: 175
Views: 43586

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: ANGST (Andy's Non-Guerrilla Summer Tournament)

There's about 30 people for pizza, with nothing from the high school teams (which is OK, if they want their own food options). The full-time staff can have free lunch. Unless I hear otherwise by this afternoon - say, 3 PM - I'll order for 36. Drinks will be cans of Coke, Sprite, and some bottled wa...
by maxis7
Wed Jul 07, 2010 9:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: ANGST (Andy's Non-Guerrilla Summer Tournament)
Replies: 175
Views: 43586

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: ANGST (Andy's Non-Guerrilla Summer Tournament)

anyone know how to get to guelph by public transport from toronto? One way would be the greyhound, from Bay and Dundas, which gets to the Univ. of Guelph campus in an hour or so. There are buses at 7 am and 8:30 am. The cost should be around 20 bucks (return), thanks to Greyhound Canada's student d...
by maxis7
Fri Jun 25, 2010 4:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: ANGST (Andy's Non-Guerrilla Summer Tournament)
Replies: 175
Views: 43586

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: ANGST (Andy's Non-Guerrilla Summer Tournament)

Ringil wrote:My team of Bryan Berend/Neil Gurram/me would be happy to have you ;)
Thanks, that would be great! See you on the 10th.
by maxis7
Fri Jun 25, 2010 12:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: ANGST (Andy's Non-Guerrilla Summer Tournament)
Replies: 175
Views: 43586

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: ANGST (Andy's Non-Guerrilla Summer Tournament)

If you or others are interested in signing up as free agents, I know we have 1-2 spots open on Michigan teams.
Surya, I would be interested as signing up as a free agent if there is still space in one of your teams. I can also help staff

Thanks
by maxis7
Sun May 09, 2010 8:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Player Poll 2010: This is serious business
Replies: 66
Views: 13845

Re: Player Poll 2010: This is serious business

If campaigning is discussion, then I think fourplustwo deserves a spot on that ballot. From playing tournaments and from crashing a bunch of practices this year, I would say that Sinan's usually about as good as the rest of Toronto put together. I know the ICT stats have Eric scoring a lot of the p...
by maxis7
Sun Feb 07, 2010 6:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Access to SCT discussion forum
Replies: 42
Views: 7548

Re: Access to SCT discussion forum

maxis7 = Chris Lionel, played for Toronto at the Mcmaster site

Thanks!
by maxis7
Sun Feb 07, 2010 6:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ICT schedule discussion
Replies: 76
Views: 11169

Re: ICT schedule discussion

In order of preference: Saturday - Sunday > Friday - Saturday > Saturday only tournament Not having to take Friday off is something positive but a long slog on Saturday, sure to be made even longer by the need for tiebreaker games, is not something to look forward to. A Saturday-Sunday tournament wo...
by maxis7
Mon Jan 18, 2010 6:41 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Winter Midwest at Michigan, Ann Arbor (1/16/10)
Replies: 43
Views: 11452

Re: ACF Winter Midwest at Michigan, Ann Arbor (1/16/10)

Thanks to Michigan for a very well run tournament. It certainly was worth the hassle of long greyhound rides.
by maxis7
Tue Nov 24, 2009 10:35 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: RMPFest 2 Discussion Thread
Replies: 39
Views: 5853

Re: RMPFest 2 Discussion Thread

This was a fun tournament, atleast judging from the 3 rounds we played at the Guelph mirror. I think the Christian theology questions were fine - the tossups on salvation by faith alone and prayer for the dead were pretty clear. I do remember Charles Taze Russell being dropped awfully early in the J...
by maxis7
Mon Nov 23, 2009 12:19 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Terrapin Invitational Tournament Mirror at Guelph (11/21/09)
Replies: 49
Views: 7322

Re: Terrapin Invitational Tournament Mirror at Guelph (11/21/09)

Thanks to Guelph for a very well-run tournament - it certainly was a fun day.
by maxis7
Fri Nov 20, 2009 7:39 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Terrapin Invitational Tournament Mirror at Guelph (11/21/09)
Replies: 49
Views: 7322

Re: Terrapin Invitational Tournament Mirror at Guelph (11/21/09)

Sorry for the late notice, but it looks like we are going to have only one team for this, along with 1 moderator (Rico) and 2 buzzer systems. Sinan and I do plan to stay for RMPfest though.
by maxis7
Sun Nov 15, 2009 2:45 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: RMP Fest 2: IO/TIT Side Event
Replies: 36
Views: 9794

Re: RMP Fest 2: IO/TIT Side Event

People in the Mid-Atlantic bring word that RMPFest at UMD has been delayed until Sunday night. Thus the questions are not yet cleared for discussion. Anurag/Yetman and Jerry (solo) tied by record at Harvard. Any word from UIUC or Canada? The Guelph mirror (of both Terrapin and RMPFest) is actually ...
by maxis7
Tue Nov 10, 2009 1:23 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Canadian TRASH Regionals 2009 at Toronto, Saturday November7
Replies: 13
Views: 2096

Re: Canadian TRASH Regionals 2009 at Toronto, Saturday November7

Stats can be accessed at: http://www.dynamicsportscience.com/RhinoFiles/2009_CanTRASH_Regionals_standings.html Teams from Rochester took both the first and the second spots with records of 12-0 and 11-1 respectively. Ben Seitelman from the University of Rochester won the individual top scorer prize ...
by maxis7
Fri Nov 06, 2009 3:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Canadian TRASH Regionals 2009 at Toronto, Saturday November7
Replies: 13
Views: 2096

Re: Canadian TRASH Regionals 2009 at Toronto, Saturday November7

Hello TRASH Players, This Saturday's FINAL team competitor list for the 2009 Canadian TRASH Regionals are as follows: - University of Ottawa (distance, 1 buzzer, players registered) - University of Rochester aka "TORONTO ROCK CITY" (distance, players registered) - University of Waterloo (1 buzzer) -...
by maxis7
Tue Nov 03, 2009 12:15 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Canadian TRASH Regionals 2009 at Toronto, Saturday November7
Replies: 13
Views: 2096

Re: Canadian TRASH Regionals 2009 at Toronto, Saturday November7

A message from Rico, the tournament director about the updated roster for this Saturday. Please send him an email at nosetackle2005-AT-rogers-DOT-com if you haven't officially registered yet: Hello everyone, Here is the latest known roster of teams officially entered for this Saturday: - University ...
by maxis7
Sun Nov 01, 2009 11:28 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Ontario Site at McMaster
Replies: 35
Views: 5705

Re: ACF Fall Ontario Site at McMaster

Yeah, great work by MacMaster in the organization of this tournament. Thanks for an enjoyable experience.
by maxis7
Fri Oct 30, 2009 12:56 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Ontario Site at McMaster
Replies: 35
Views: 5705

Re: ACF Fall Ontario Site at McMaster

Jeremy Gibbs Free Energy wrote:what are you going to do about teams that submitted packets needing byes?
I don't think byes will be an issue since none of the teams attending this site wrote any packets
by maxis7
Thu Oct 29, 2009 10:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Ontario Site at McMaster
Replies: 35
Views: 5705

Re: ACF Fall Ontario Site at McMaster

Toronto will bring one team and one buzzer
by maxis7
Wed Oct 14, 2009 4:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Ontario Site at McMaster
Replies: 35
Views: 5705

Re: ACF Fall Ontario Site at McMaster

That's great news about a McMaster mirror. Toronto will have one team for sure, likely more.
by maxis7
Wed Oct 14, 2009 2:17 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Canadian TRASH Regionals 2009 at Toronto, Saturday November7
Replies: 13
Views: 2096

Re: Canadian TRASH Regionals 2009 at Toronto, Saturday November7

I won't be involved, but there will be some (likely 1) Ottawa teams coming. Aaron's in charge, and I've offered to lend him one buzzer set. Great! Buzzers will be especially welcome since we currently have only 3. the moderator stops reading questions before the match ends because the TD started sc...
by maxis7
Tue Oct 13, 2009 7:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Canadian TRASH Regionals 2009 at Toronto, Saturday November7
Replies: 13
Views: 2096

Canadian TRASH Regionals 2009 at Toronto, Saturday November7

The University of Toronto quizbowl club will be hosting the Canadian TRASH regionals this year. Rico (nosetackle2005-AT-rogers-DOT-com) will be the tournament director, but since he doesn't have a functional hsquizbowl account at present, I have posted the following on his behalf: Hello TRASH Quiz B...
by maxis7
Mon Oct 05, 2009 11:04 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT Mirror at Toronto, October 3, 2009
Replies: 32
Views: 9969

Re: EFT Mirror at Toronto, October 3, 2009

Stats for the preliminary rounds can be found here: http://www.uotrivia.ca/stats/eft09/eft09prelim_standings.html and those for the playoffs here: http://www.uotrivia.ca/stats/eft09/eft09playoffs_standings.html Thanks to Ben Smith and Ottawa for both hosting the stats and for being very accommodatin...
by maxis7
Sun Oct 04, 2009 9:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT Discussion
Replies: 186
Views: 20273

Re: EFT Discussion

Now that the mirrors have ended, you are free to discuss specifics of this tournament. Before that happens, let me say a few words: First of all, I would like to thank Ike Jose, Seth Teitler, Trygve Meade, and Hannah Kirsch for their contributions to the tournament. In particular, Ike and Seth wrot...
by maxis7
Thu Oct 01, 2009 11:35 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT Mirror at Toronto, October 3, 2009
Replies: 32
Views: 9969

Re: EFT Mirror at Toronto, October 3, 2009

The field has been updated and parking information added to the initial post. Please let us know if there are any changes or if you are likely to be delayed on Saturday. Registration starts at 9 am.

See you then!
by maxis7
Mon Sep 28, 2009 3:08 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT Mirror at Toronto, October 3, 2009
Replies: 32
Views: 9969

Re: EFT Mirror at Toronto, October 3, 2009

We may have less teams than the original 3-4 that we expected; it appears that we've come down with a bit of a swine flu problem. We only have one in isolation now, but another was hospitalized and other two are exhibiting symptoms. I should be able to give you a more concrete number of teams tomor...
by maxis7
Wed Sep 23, 2009 11:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT Mirror at Toronto, October 3, 2009
Replies: 32
Views: 9969

Re: EFT Mirror at Toronto, October 3, 2009

We're sending 2 teams. ...if we can. Ok sounds good. Barring any last-minute drops, Ottawa will have 9 people. We will be flexible (even up to game morning) on whether you want us to be 2 or 3 teams, because I know game-morning attendance/schedule antics are bound to come up... Thanks. we will let ...
by maxis7
Wed Sep 16, 2009 11:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT Mirror at Toronto, October 3, 2009
Replies: 32
Views: 9969

Re: EFT Mirror at Toronto, October 3, 2009

That's great news. Will this be be in addition to the two teams you have already registered? We'll see. It depends on how many of the new people are willing and available; in particular, there's an older student who would be able to rent another car. Two teams are all that's certain for now. Ok, th...
by maxis7
Tue Sep 15, 2009 7:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Post here if you want required geography at ACF Nats
Replies: 34
Views: 5003

Re: Post here if you want required geography at ACF Nats

I think geography should have a place in the required distribution. As for attending Nationals, Toronto (tentatively) plans to send a team.
by maxis7
Tue Sep 15, 2009 1:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT Mirror at Toronto, October 3, 2009
Replies: 32
Views: 9969

Re: EFT Mirror at Toronto, October 3, 2009

bsmith wrote:Ottawa might be able to field a team called "Canadians who played quizbowl in high school" (depending on travel arrangements). After 4 years, the OQT is finally bearing fruit. :party:
That's great news. Will this be be in addition to the two teams you have already registered?
by maxis7
Sat Sep 05, 2009 4:17 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT Mirror at Toronto, October 3, 2009
Replies: 32
Views: 9969

Re: EFT Mirror at Toronto, October 3, 2009

Camelopardalis wrote:
maxis7 wrote:I guess we are still waiting on McMaster and maybe Wilfrid Laurier and Rochester?
Possibly Waterloo, Queen's and McGill as well?
Oh yeah, I somehow thought Waterloo had already signed up. Thanks
by maxis7
Sat Sep 05, 2009 3:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT Mirror at Toronto, October 3, 2009
Replies: 32
Views: 9969

Re: EFT Mirror at Toronto, October 3, 2009

Initial announcement has been updated to reflect all the new signups. I guess we are still waiting on McMaster and maybe Wilfrid Laurier and Rochester?
by maxis7
Fri Sep 04, 2009 7:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT Mirror at Toronto, October 3, 2009
Replies: 32
Views: 9969

EFT Mirror at Toronto, October 3, 2009

I'm happy to announce a mirror of Brown's Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at the University of Toronto. The EFT has a great reputation as a tournament targeted towards first-time players and should be a success in its Canadian debut. The tournament director is Jason Dickson, who can be reached at jason....
by maxis7
Sun Jul 19, 2009 2:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2010
Replies: 30
Views: 3121

Re: VETO 2010

-A distribution more skewed towards current NAQT standards than ACF standards. I don't think there are any non-NAQT events besides the Fake ICT that currently use an NAQT distribution, and this would be a novel tournament to try this on. Furthermore, the greater emphasis on geography, current event...
by maxis7
Sun Jul 19, 2009 2:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO discussion
Replies: 80
Views: 18934

Re: VETO discussion

But no, you couldn't possibly do the rational thing and just turn down my offer, you had to do a thing for which you could not rationally expect results that were different from what you got, and then you had to go and take a shit on the untold hours of effort I (and a relatively large team of othe...
by maxis7
Fri Mar 13, 2009 5:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Ratio of American History to European/World History
Replies: 68
Views: 15313

Re: Ratio of American History to European/World History

For what it's worth, I wrote a social history tossup for ACF Regionals on kings of Britain named "Edward" that used clues about shipping laws, the great 1315 famine, and expelling the Jews. I'm wondering how this was received. I liked that particular question. I learnt some new stuff (and also look...
by maxis7
Thu Mar 12, 2009 11:23 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Ratio of American History to European/World History
Replies: 68
Views: 15313

Re: NAQT distributions posted

I meant to post this after SCT, but forgot about it until now - it seems to me that the history distribution gives way too much weight to American history. Even assuming that the ancient and religious history is all European, there is still more American than European - compare this to at least a 2...
by maxis7
Sun Feb 08, 2009 8:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2009 NAQT SCT Sites
Replies: 14
Views: 4325

Re: 2009 NAQT SCT Sites

Stats for the Canadian sectionals at Wilfrid Laurier University :

http://ca.geocities.com/uotrivia/sct09/ ... dings.html

Thanks to Ben Smith for compiling stats and WLU for running, what was on the whole, an enjoyable tournament

Edit: Fixed link
by maxis7
Sun Feb 01, 2009 6:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Upper Midwest - UChicago 2/28/09
Replies: 45
Views: 12970

Re: ACF Regionals Upper Midwest - UChicago 2/28/09

cornfused wrote:
maxis7 wrote:We plan to send one team. We will confirm this with you soon.
Impressive.
Huh? Well, we came down to Ann Arbor for ACF winter. It was a good experience on the whole, barring the long drive on icy roads.
by maxis7
Sun Feb 01, 2009 12:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Upper Midwest - UChicago 2/28/09
Replies: 45
Views: 12970

Re: ACF Regionals Upper Midwest - UChicago 2/28/09

We plan to send one team. We will confirm this with you soon.