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by The Time Keeper
Mon Dec 26, 2016 8:52 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements
Replies: 577
Views: 284156

Re: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements

Brian Buzzfeed Hamilton Slack Stack will be reading a packet themed around episodes at 8:45 eastern tonight.
by The Time Keeper
Fri Jun 03, 2016 1:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: warning: limitless indalecio discussion
Replies: 31
Views: 11514

Re: warning: limitless indalecio discussion

I only had four words to make a joke.
by The Time Keeper
Mon Jan 18, 2016 12:03 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals - University of Michigan, 04.16-17.2016
Replies: 104
Views: 50249

Re: ACF Nationals - University of Michigan, 04.16-17.2016

As someone who had the misfortune to glance at a packet while keeping score last year, can we perchance have the opportunity to look at a different font that has been printed on paper? Because man, that font was hideous and the Jerry who picked it out should be ashamed of Jerryself. edit: ps i love ...
by The Time Keeper
Tue Dec 15, 2015 12:15 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: IRC Festivus 2015: Rex Ryan's Revenge
Replies: 37
Views: 18420

Re: IRC Festivus 2015: Rex Ryan's Revenge

Vissi d'arte wrote:I will do my best to write a packet of 10-20 questions on things that pissed me off in video games. There may or may not (read: will) be bonus points available for identifying which questions describe things that made me break a controller.
I'm already on board with this
by The Time Keeper
Sun Nov 22, 2015 7:32 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: On Dressing Well for Staffing High School Tournaments
Replies: 22
Views: 9732

Re: On Dressing Well for Staffing High School Tournaments

I think it's important not to have pizza stains on what should be one's freshly-washed, decent-smelling clothing, but beyond that, a person's demeanor and the way they interact with players/coaches/etc is vastly more important.
by The Time Keeper
Wed May 20, 2015 11:02 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Click Here to Become Sad
Replies: 59
Views: 26353

Re: your official Canadian cavalry regiment discussion threa

kayli wrote: Boy you really missed the point.
Why don't you go ruin someone's funding about it.
by The Time Keeper
Thu May 14, 2015 2:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open Trash 2016 (July 24, 2016)
Replies: 131
Views: 57812

Re: Chicago Open Trash 2016

People are free to band together for this tournament whenever, of course, but I probably won't start getting field updates together for several months. Let's say we'll start accepting registrations when the clock rolls over to 2016. Feel free to continue posting in this thread to form teams and wha...
by The Time Keeper
Thu May 14, 2015 10:14 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open Trash 2016 (July 24, 2016)
Replies: 131
Views: 57812

Re: Chicago Open Trash 2016

Cheynem wrote:Team:

Me/Tejas Raje/Pat Freeburn/Brian McNamara
This team is going to do things.
by The Time Keeper
Wed May 13, 2015 8:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Michigan Summer Practices!
Replies: 8
Views: 3791

Re: Michigan Summer Practices!

Are these practices open to the point where random idiots like me can stumble in and offer to read and hang out?
by The Time Keeper
Mon May 04, 2015 11:10 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Player Poll 2015: LET US NOW PRAISE FAMOUS DUFUSES
Replies: 86
Views: 28064

Re: Player Poll 2015: LET US NOW PRAISE FAMOUS DUFUSES

Aside from potential PR or funding benefits, the polls are cool things that we do as a community that bring us together on these forums. Yeah, they're speculative and they often lead to spirited discussion about different philosophies of ranking skill, but in my book, that's the whole point! In my ...
by The Time Keeper
Tue Apr 21, 2015 10:39 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Tricon: The Next Generation
Replies: 50
Views: 26172

Re: Tricon: The Next Generation

Black Miao wrote:I'd gladly play more of Cody Voight's glorious questions
Cody's clown packet all day. Seriously.
by The Time Keeper
Thu Jan 01, 2015 3:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACFNATIONALS - A JRPG tournament
Replies: 99
Views: 46947

Re: ACFNATIONALS - A JRPG tournament

Edit: Won't be at HSNCT, so frowny face.
by The Time Keeper
Fri Dec 19, 2014 6:53 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: IRC Festivus 2014: Quentin Tarantino Edition
Replies: 74
Views: 30378

Re: IRC Festivus 2014: Quentin Tarantino Edition

I may have missed this, but what time does Festivus usually start? Festivus is about as unofficial a thing as there can be, as it's really in the spirit of just hanging out and enjoying a mutual hobby, but I imagine people will be chatting about nonsense and getting ready to start if not quite read...
by The Time Keeper
Fri Dec 12, 2014 7:39 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals 2015: 4/18-19 at the University of Michigan
Replies: 54
Views: 40023

Re: ACF Nationals 2015: 4/18-19 at the University of Michiga

To tag along with Joelle because I also don't know specifically where to inquire, I am offering my UNBELIEVABLE services as either moderator or scorekeeper.

Skills include: knowing what words are and how numbers work.
by The Time Keeper
Mon Nov 24, 2014 8:34 pm
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: Tournaments/Being Competitive
Replies: 18
Views: 7305

Re: Tournaments/Being Competitive

Sun Devil Student wrote:
My impression has been that if it's even slightly uncomfortable, that is enough to drive away the vast majority of women unless they have some other reason to stay.
If it's even slightly uncomfortable then you have done something wrong.
by The Time Keeper
Mon Nov 17, 2014 11:33 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HFT IX @ Harvard (11/15/14)
Replies: 105
Views: 55159

Re: HFT IX @ Harvard (11/15/14)

OK, Sorry about that. I did feel a little guilty when I posted that. I also feel that the Harvard QB folks have been beaten on enough. My Son told me this AM that he really wants to come back next year. The thing for him was how great the question set was. No problem! You should see some of the peo...
by The Time Keeper
Mon Nov 17, 2014 9:56 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements
Replies: 577
Views: 284156

Re: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements

I have written a packet about things that I can't put in ACRONYM, Minnesota's high school pop culture event. I'm going to attempt to read it in the IRC in about an hour (8pm Central), pending interest. I just read this thing for the first time and it's definitely in the top tier of novelty packets ...
by The Time Keeper
Mon Nov 17, 2014 9:40 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HFT IX @ Harvard (11/15/14)
Replies: 105
Views: 55159

Re: HFT IX @ Harvard (11/15/14)

Can we expect to see stats today. I'd really want to see how State College stacked up against Bethlehem minus the round where they were read questions W/O Bethlehem there. See all the above posts for why that situation happened. The TD and various staffers in charge of stats have probably and right...
by The Time Keeper
Sun Oct 19, 2014 6:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl at Harvard (10/18/2014)
Replies: 15
Views: 6897

Re: Penn Bowl at Harvard (10/18/2014)

I just want to say that the above post is probably the nicest way anyone has expressed grievances with an aspect of a tournament and that's something people should aim for.
by The Time Keeper
Mon Oct 13, 2014 8:11 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: Staying Alert
Replies: 46
Views: 24987

Re: Staying Alert

Be interested in quizbowl and don't have some sort of endocrine disorder that prevents you from exerting effort when you want to.
by The Time Keeper
Sun Sep 28, 2014 10:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Somebody Should Do Something About All The Problems
Replies: 9
Views: 3384

Re: Somebody Should Do Something About All The Problems

The framing of things as rude and arrogant is problematic.
by The Time Keeper
Sun Sep 28, 2014 9:57 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Somebody Should Do Something About All The Problems
Replies: 9
Views: 3384

Re: PATHOGEN at Purdue, December 6

However, since I never quite had the clout as a player to win the right to speak incredibly freely on these boards, I'm sure most high-up mods will just slap a ban on me as a hope of silencing, especially as many of said mods were behind the original slandering. It's my hope that they don't, but at...
by The Time Keeper
Thu Sep 25, 2014 11:55 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: Defending quizbowl
Replies: 9
Views: 4405

Re: Defending quizbowl

How do I defend the merits of quiz bowl against attacks? Today a student approached me during our school's club day and asked what quiz bowl was. I explained to him the basic structure and format of quiz bowl and showed him a quiz bowl packet. After I had done that he remarked that he "didn't need ...
by The Time Keeper
Sun Jul 13, 2014 12:35 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: The Secret Island of Dr. Auroni
Replies: 23
Views: 11340

Re: The Secret Island of Dr. Auroni

I need a teammate for this. I have semi-decent knowledge of everything from 16-bit and before, I'm okay at the generation after, and only really bad on modern stuff, with random deep pockets sparsely scattered everywhere. The main draw is that I'm awesome to be around. hay pat freeburn beard bros a...
by The Time Keeper
Fri Jul 04, 2014 12:28 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: The Secret Island of Dr. Auroni
Replies: 23
Views: 11340

Re: The Secret Island of Dr. Auroni

I need a teammate for this. I have semi-decent knowledge of everything from 16-bit and before, I'm okay at the generation after, and only really bad on modern stuff, with random deep pockets sparsely scattered everywhere. The main draw is that I'm awesome to be around.
by The Time Keeper
Mon Jun 30, 2014 4:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at Michigan (August 9)
Replies: 30
Views: 15522

Re: VCU Open mirror at Michigan (August 9)

I should be there for Sunday (and Saturday night idiocy) and would play any trashy stuff and help staff the other things.
by The Time Keeper
Thu Jun 26, 2014 8:22 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements
Replies: 577
Views: 284156

Re: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements

Don't know if I'd call it my favorite packet ever, but I thoroughly enjoyed a lot of the hunter trash whatever that we're all talking about. It was cool.
by The Time Keeper
Sat Jun 21, 2014 4:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Open online mirror of NASAT -- June 21
Replies: 91
Views: 42993

Re: Open online mirror of NASAT -- June 21

Ukonvasara wrote:I'm sure that "Rouge Squadron", despite their striking cheekbones and affinity for bats, would prefer to be "Rogue Squadron".
Can we be sure Kurtis and co. aren't just caked with makeup for this whole thing?
by The Time Keeper
Fri Jun 20, 2014 9:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACFNATIONALS - A JRPG tournament
Replies: 99
Views: 46947

Re: ACFNATIONALS - A JRPG tournament

I'd like to be involved in this in some way. Hopefully it'll be played at something I attend or playtested or whatever. What matters is that Squaresoft's Tom Saywer game gets the respect it is due.
by The Time Keeper
Tue Apr 29, 2014 11:59 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Player Poll 2014: WORD LIFE
Replies: 58
Views: 13396

Re: Player Poll 2014: WORD LIFE

I think we should have Yaphe and Bollinger stand at opposite sides of a room and run head first towards each other and see if they fuse into some kind of superbeing.
by The Time Keeper
Fri Apr 25, 2014 4:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Lederberg 2: Daughter Cell (3/29/14)
Replies: 155
Views: 58952

Re: Lederberg 2: Daughter Cell (3/29/14)

Barbecue at my house, guys.
by The Time Keeper
Fri Apr 25, 2014 3:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Is there a space between "quiz" and "bowl"?
Replies: 29
Views: 12093

Re: Is there a space between "quiz" and "bowl"?

As long as it isn't Aerith.
by The Time Keeper
Fri Apr 25, 2014 3:23 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Lederberg 2: Daughter Cell (3/29/14)
Replies: 155
Views: 58952

Re: Lederberg 2: Daughter Cell (3/29/14)

Fourth - I am not mad - if I were in your shoes I probably would have had the same thoughts - though I probably wouldn't have acted on them given my lack of knowledge of the person and my fear of confrontation. Sixth - Many of you want an apology, so I'm going to give you one here and now. I'm sorr...
by The Time Keeper
Thu Apr 24, 2014 9:48 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Lederberg 2: Daughter Cell (3/29/14)
Replies: 155
Views: 58952

Re: Lederberg 2: Daughter Cell (3/29/14)

Ndg wrote:True story: he powered the tossup on Andy Watkins.
The poetry of this is just fucking beautiful.
by The Time Keeper
Mon Jul 30, 2012 6:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Slapdash Bayou a Drank at KABO
Replies: 28
Views: 5969

Re: Slapdash Bayou a Drank at KABO

Sara Garnett and I will be coming to this as free agents, thought we don't necessarily have to be on the same team.
by The Time Keeper
Sun Apr 29, 2012 9:58 am
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: Merits of the KMO?
Replies: 16
Views: 6986

Re: Merits of the KMO?

The main appeal of the KMO is the opportunity to take it during class hours.
by The Time Keeper
Thu Aug 18, 2011 2:16 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2011 PACE NSC
Replies: 114
Views: 163567

Re: 2011 PACE NSC

I've concluded the best way I can make up the frankly unacceptable errors in the history set and poor experience many teams had playing this tournament, I'll be donating the money owed to me for editing and question writing to Matt's Buzzers. I haven't been told what the final fee will be yet, but ...
by The Time Keeper
Mon Sep 27, 2010 2:24 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Announcement regarding the chief administrator
Replies: 18
Views: 6924

Re: Announcement regarding the chief administrator

Let me interject here to say that this incident (and the aftermath especially) is troubling for a lot of reasons, not the least of which is the fact that PACE and HSAPQ are having a very hard time communicating with each other, and are apparently at least close to (if not already) moving in differe...
by The Time Keeper
Sun Jun 27, 2010 7:30 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CULT BELFAST Mirror Results
Replies: 2
Views: 956

Re: CULT BELFAST Mirror Results

Bentley Like Beckham wrote:Chris Ray has the best stat line ever.

THIRTEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEN
by The Time Keeper
Tue May 25, 2010 9:08 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open: Michigan Location
Replies: 105
Views: 28783

Re: VCU Open: Michigan Location

Fantastic, this tournament just got a few minutes closer to me and there won't be any having to drive around and find parking in goddamn Ann Arbor. Looks like I'll be going to and playing horribly at this tournament.
by The Time Keeper
Sat May 15, 2010 5:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Midwest Championship May 15, 2010 at Culver (IN)
Replies: 97
Views: 12042

Re: Midwest Championship May 15, 2010 at Culver (IN)

Carangoides ciliarius wrote:It's just, like, it was the last tossup... completely unnecessary.
So is pretending you don't know something when you do and can earn extra points because of it.
by The Time Keeper
Sat May 15, 2010 4:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Midwest Championship May 15, 2010 at Culver (IN)
Replies: 97
Views: 12042

Re: Midwest Championship May 15, 2010 at Culver (IN)

I have to be honest, I'm enjoying all the ctrl+v-ing I've been doing.

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by The Time Keeper
Sat May 15, 2010 4:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Midwest Championship May 15, 2010 at Culver (IN)
Replies: 97
Views: 12042

Re: Midwest Championship May 15, 2010 at Culver (IN)

I've been informed that another tournament may be using this set at the same time so I'll be doing some editing.
by The Time Keeper
Fri Apr 23, 2010 9:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Michigan '09-'10
Replies: 186
Views: 27320

Re: Michigan '09-'10

Does anyone know how Owosso did today? I was hoping to watch them tomorrow while my parents are at the Spring football game. I see they most likely played DCC in their first game and based on what I've seen of DCC, I'm forced to assume they lost. Can anyone confirm/deny this? The good news is that ...
by The Time Keeper
Sun Mar 28, 2010 5:51 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Buzzerfest discussion
Replies: 41
Views: 6743

Re: Buzzerfest discussion

Ukonvasara wrote:I should ban you all for empty-quoting.
by The Time Keeper
Tue Mar 16, 2010 10:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: February Poll
Replies: 108
Views: 15181

Re: February Poll

I always assumed that in his signature, "LPHS" was just a really improbable mistyping of "IMSA" since he has posted about IMSA a few times and posted once from an imsa.edu IP at like 3:30 in the afternoon. Other theories are that he's an LPHS student who just really likes IMSA quizbowl and sometimes...
by The Time Keeper
Mon Mar 15, 2010 5:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: February Poll
Replies: 108
Views: 15181

Re: February Poll

whitesoxfan wrote:
Edward Elric wrote: I will be more impressed if they can get out of their sectional alive when they play WWS and NC.
I believe this statement was the reason Dayo Dankole posted "impressed now?" when IMSA got out of their sectional.
That makes sense then. Must have glossed over that post.
by The Time Keeper
Mon Mar 15, 2010 2:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: February Poll
Replies: 108
Views: 15181

Re: February Poll

Having glanced at the stats from all the Dunbar mirrors, it looks like IMSA's bonus conversion was around that of teams who should be sneaking into the playoffs at HSNCT. From the sadly small sample size of real tournaments I have to work with right now, it seems like they can acquit themselves wel...