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by wexs883198215
Sat May 18, 2013 4:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Side Event: Schindler's Lit
Replies: 143
Views: 40103

Re: Side Event: Schindler's Lit

If you guys need additional staffers, I'd love to be helpful for this. Just let me know!
by wexs883198215
Sun Nov 11, 2012 11:18 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Harvard Fall Tournament VII (Cambridge, MA 11/10/12)
Replies: 24
Views: 11852

Re: Harvard Fall Tournament VII (Cambridge, MA 11/10/12)

Sorry for the delay, but here are the super-playoff stats! We had to double check a couple of things but please let me know at kuokaichin@college.harvardSPAM.edu if there are things that still need to be fixed!

http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... rplayoffs/
by wexs883198215
Sat Nov 10, 2012 3:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Harvard Fall Tournament VII (Cambridge, MA 11/10/12)
Replies: 24
Views: 11852

Re: Harvard Fall Tournament VII (Cambridge, MA 11/10/12)

Just a quick update: prelim stats can be found here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/1166/stats/prelims/standings/ and the teams are ranked as follows heading into playoffs: St. John's A, LASA B, LASA A, Hunter A, Seven Lakes, Dunbar, LASA C, Team Q, Wayzata, State College A, Hanover, Hunte...
by wexs883198215
Sun Oct 14, 2012 9:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Harvard Fall Tournament difficulty discussion
Replies: 53
Views: 25346

Re: Harvard Fall Tournament difficulty discussion

I don't have much to contribute in terms of discussing the statistics of previous iterations of HFT, but I would like to say that a great emphasis has been placed on reasonable difficulty and quality checking throughout the writing process and while we understand that there might be some deserved do...
by wexs883198215
Sat Apr 28, 2012 8:13 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT at MIT (4/28/12)
Replies: 22
Views: 8743

Re: MUT at MIT (4/28/12)

Thanks to MIT for a well-run tournament on a well-written set. Just a note, I don't think we got 18 toss-ups in our first game against Yale. Teagan McClintock should probably have 0 toss-ups instead of 9, heh.
by wexs883198215
Sat Feb 04, 2012 5:17 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT-ACUI Region 1 SCT at Harvard
Replies: 23
Views: 5867

Re: NAQT-ACUI Region 1 SCT at Harvard

In DI, Yale A, Brown, and MIT A are playing off for first.

In DII, Harvard cleared the field. Yale C, Dartmouth, MIT B tied for 2nd, and are now playing off on half packets.
by wexs883198215
Sat Nov 12, 2011 5:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Harvard Fall Tournament VI (11/12/11)
Replies: 164
Views: 55718

Re: Harvard Fall Tournament VI (11/12/11)

Sorry for not having live stats, but perhaps Coach Flowers's twitter might be of some interest to you? At least it's something xD
by wexs883198215
Sat Aug 06, 2011 9:59 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: On-going Season Rankings V2.0 - Herp Derp
Replies: 255
Views: 86981

Re: On-going Season Rankings V2.0

Went through stuff from last year. Here's the changes from preseason to postseason rankings, for the top 25 of each. State College 1 -> 1 LASA 2 -> 2 Bellarmine 3 -> 3 Hunter 6-> 4 Maggie Walker 4 -> 5 Stevenson 5 -> 6 Auburn 12 -> 7 Dorman 7 -> 8 Seven Lakes 8 -> 9 St. Ignatius 18 -> 10 Centennial...
by wexs883198215
Thu Jun 09, 2011 10:44 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2011 NASAT: June 11-12, University of Maryland-College Park
Replies: 82
Views: 26002

Re: 2011 NASAT: June 11-12, University of Maryland-College Park

Any estimate on how long the 12 rounds on Saturday would take? Thanks!
by wexs883198215
Tue Jun 07, 2011 10:37 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2011 PACE NSC
Replies: 114
Views: 163786

Re: 2011 PACE NSC

When will the official final standings be released, because the "Results" link on the PACE website just goes to the PACE homepage? I think the results link should be http://www.pace-nsc.org/?p=1530 instead of http://www.pace-nsc.org/?=1530 . The correct link doesn't say very much except for top 4 t...
by wexs883198215
Wed Apr 27, 2011 9:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CANCELLED - GREYSON at TJ (4/30/11)
Replies: 18
Views: 2917

Re: CANCELLED - GREYSON at TJ (4/30/11)

Hm, I guess there's no point in us filling out that form now? Sorry for being so slow, but we actually did get 4 players to commit to going today...
by wexs883198215
Fri Apr 22, 2011 12:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CANCELLED - GREYSON at TJ (4/30/11)
Replies: 18
Views: 2917

Re: GREYSON at TJ (4/30/11)

WJ plans on making a rare appearance at this as soon as we can get our registration in.
by wexs883198215
Fri Apr 22, 2011 11:49 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Where Will You Be Going to College Next Year?
Replies: 67
Views: 17351

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

I am pretty certain UMiami doesn't have an active team. The captain of my high school (Ransom Everglades) quizbowl team few years ago (Jay Sridhar) matriculated to UM, and was an editor for an ACF Fall tournament few years ago, but I don't think he took the effort to create a team there. Short answ...
by wexs883198215
Sat Mar 12, 2011 6:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PSAT/NMSQT @ St. Anselm's Abbey School (3/12/2011)
Replies: 59
Views: 25139

Re: PSAT/NMSQT @ St. Anselm's Abbey School (3/12/2011)

When I left, Gov was playing TJ B in an advantaged final. RM was 3rd, George Mason was 4th, TJ A was 5th, GDS was 6th, WJ was 7th, and Kellenberg was 8th. I think...
by wexs883198215
Tue Feb 22, 2011 8:25 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJIAT @ TJ, 2/12/2011
Replies: 37
Views: 20820

Re: TJIAT @ TJ, 2/12/2011

I just think it is incredible how they managed to cover their knowledge gaps so quickly and become so dominant on every subject. It seems like their only weakness left at this point is in arts (or at least that's what I thought while getting pounded into the ground while playing them xD)
by wexs883198215
Sun Feb 20, 2011 8:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2011 Ben Cooper NAQT MD/DC Champ. @ Georgetown Day (4/2/11)
Replies: 17
Views: 4304

Re: 2011 Ben Cooper NAQT MD/DC Champ. @ Georgetown Day (4/2/11)

WJ is interested as well, but I will almost certainly be at the Science Olympiad state tournament on the same day.
by wexs883198215
Sat Feb 12, 2011 7:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJIAT @ TJ, 2/12/2011
Replies: 37
Views: 20820

Re: TJIAT @ TJ, 2/12/2011

Oh, and not that it really matters, but you gave all of my points from the Caesar Rodney game to Djamil. He had been wondering why he was 21st in scoring or something like that.
by wexs883198215
Sat Feb 12, 2011 7:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJIAT @ TJ, 2/12/2011
Replies: 37
Views: 20820

Re: TJIAT @ TJ, 2/12/2011

When WJ left, the BCC was going into a presumably advantaged final with St. Anselms. 3rd-6th were RM A, WJ, QO, and Whitman. Kudos to BCC. I have played State College and Gov A from last year and I don't think I have ever been so thoroughly stomped and almost grailed. It felt like I was on Charter M...
by wexs883198215
Thu Feb 03, 2011 2:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJIAT @ TJ, 2/12/2011
Replies: 37
Views: 20820

Re: TJIAT @ TJ, 2/12/2011

WJ is probably going to bring one team to this. For purposes of bracketing, we'll be without our #2, Ophir, who's probably worth 2-3 ppb.
by wexs883198215
Mon Jan 17, 2011 8:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Blair Bash - 3/19/11 - MBHS
Replies: 38
Views: 10322

Re: Blair Bash - 3/19/11 - MBHS

WJ can probably still get a team to this, but I will be at the county science fair, which is on the same day.
by wexs883198215
Mon Dec 13, 2010 6:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Harvard Fall Mirror at Auburn (12/11/10)
Replies: 62
Views: 11659

Re: Harvard Fall Mirror at Auburn (12/11/10)

Was this the last mirror of HFT? In other words, is it possible for the set be posted on quizbowlpackets.com?
by wexs883198215
Sat Dec 11, 2010 11:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DR YAKUB (12/11/10) at the University of Maryland
Replies: 39
Views: 11169

Re: DR YAKUB (12/11/10) at the University of Maryland

I just wanted to sincerely apologize to every team that attended this tournament. I have no idea what happened between our coach and the players on our team that were supposed to go, but ditching a tournament is totally classless and I am sorry for all of the troubles we caused. Regardless what happ...
by wexs883198215
Thu Dec 09, 2010 5:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DR YAKUB (12/11/10) at the University of Maryland
Replies: 39
Views: 11169

Re: DR YAKUB (12/11/10) at the University of Maryland

The field appears set, though in theory we'd still take additional teams if someone got in touch with me very soon. Did you get TJ's registration? WJ is wondering the same thing, because we don't see a recent field update with our team on it. I asked my coach and he said that he is pretty sure that...
by wexs883198215
Mon Nov 15, 2010 8:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GSAC XVIII at Maggie Walker (12/4/10) - Seeking Mirrors
Replies: 68
Views: 35554

Re: GSAC XVIII at Maggie Walker (12/4/10) - Seeking Mirrors

WJ is interested. Expect a more definitive answer within the week.
by wexs883198215
Mon Nov 15, 2010 9:47 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Harvard Fall Tournament V (11/13/10)
Replies: 106
Views: 124992

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Harvard Fall Tournament V (11/13/10)

Crazy Andy Watkins wrote:Also--the questions are not clear for discussion until Rockford Auburn runs their tournament. There may well be a discussion forum set up.
When is this this mirror?
by wexs883198215
Sat Nov 13, 2010 8:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Harvard Mirror at Whitman 11/13/10
Replies: 35
Views: 9228

Re: Harvard Mirror at Whitman 11/13/10

Urm, looking at the stats, I think Maggie Walker A was in the Mjollnir bracket, not the Nothung bracket.
by wexs883198215
Sat Nov 13, 2010 6:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Harvard Fall Tournament V (11/13/10)
Replies: 106
Views: 124992

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Harvard Fall Tournament V (11/13/10)

Judy Sucks a Lemon for Breakfast wrote:"JT?" Really?
I would imagine that's intentional :wink:
by wexs883198215
Thu Nov 11, 2010 12:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Harvard Mirror at Whitman 11/13/10
Replies: 35
Views: 9228

Re: Harvard Mirror at Whitman 11/13/10

"St. Anselm's" will no longer be in attendance here, but "The Favre-esque Aidan Mehigan Solo Gunslingin' Experience" will make an appearance. to be Favre-esque you would have to say that you were retiring from quizbowl permanently around 4 times XD And you'd probably have to betray your team and go...
by wexs883198215
Mon Nov 08, 2010 8:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Harvard Mirror at Whitman 11/13/10
Replies: 35
Views: 9228

Re: Harvard Mirror at Whitman 11/13/10

For bracketing purposes, my availability for this tournament is doubtful and I believe Ophir's is very questionable. This means our team could very well be composed of the same kids that got 12.66 ppb on the Fall Novice Set ( http://activities.tjhsst.edu/quizbowl/noexit/NOEXIT_teamdetail.html#t25 )....
by wexs883198215
Sat Oct 23, 2010 5:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: University High School (Morgantown, WV) - October 16
Replies: 7
Views: 2271

Re: University High School (Morgantown, WV) - October 16

Carangoides ciliarius wrote:A news article and a news report? Pretty cool: http://www.wboy.com/story.cfm?func=view ... ryid=87792
NAQT and its outrageously high music distribution :wink:
by wexs883198215
Mon Oct 18, 2010 11:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: FRIGHT: The Tournament to Keep Fear Alive @ RMHS, 10/30/10
Replies: 48
Views: 16569

Re: FRIGHT: The Tournament to Keep Fear Alive @ RMHS, 10/30/10

Oh, sorry, I thought our coach had already done it because he had already talked to me about going. I'll prod tomorrow.
by wexs883198215
Mon Oct 18, 2010 5:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Harvard Mirror at Whitman 11/13/10
Replies: 35
Views: 9228

Re: Harvard Mirror at Whitman 11/13/10

salmon of wisdom wrote:The tournament is capped at 24 teams, but if your asking about a limit on the number of teams per school, we don't have one, just nothing too ridiculous.
Well, it is Charter :lol:
by wexs883198215
Sat Oct 16, 2010 5:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJ Fall Novice Mirror (10/16/10)
Replies: 27
Views: 12276

Re: TJ Fall Novice Mirror (10/16/10)

Eh, sorry our team left early. I'm quite not sure why they did that.
by wexs883198215
Wed Oct 13, 2010 11:05 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJ Fall Novice Mirror (10/16/10)
Replies: 27
Views: 12276

Re: TJ Fall Novice Mirror (10/16/10)

When will registration be?
by wexs883198215
Sun Oct 10, 2010 11:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: On-going season rankings
Replies: 391
Views: 97011

Re: On-going season rankings

I'm a bit surprised by how TJ is still 10 places above RM. I would have figured on that gap decreasing by a little more after RM's victory at UMD Fall, even with the flaws in the set.
by wexs883198215
Mon Oct 04, 2010 7:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PHSAT XVIII (10/2/10) Results Thread
Replies: 10
Views: 2203

Re: PHSAT XVIII (10/2/10) Results Thread

Andrew Jackson's Compatriot wrote:[comments of questionable relevance to question content were here]

Don't risk it! - the mgmt
Am I missing something or is this perhaps slightly informative of the question content...?

Not anymore! - the mgmt
by wexs883198215
Sun Sep 26, 2010 9:42 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: On-going season rankings
Replies: 391
Views: 97011

Re: Preseason (AHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHA) Top 25

Case in point: I just chose a random competitive team I played at NSC, Richard Montgomery A. Kuo-Kai ( http://pace-nsc.org/2010stats/2010_PACE_NSC_Aggregate_playerdetail.html#p2_70 ) went 0-10 against RM at NSC; William ( http://pace-nsc.org/2010stats/2010_PACE_NSC_Aggregate_playerdetail.html#p2_0 ...
by wexs883198215
Wed Sep 22, 2010 9:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: FRIGHT: The Tournament to Keep Fear Alive @ RMHS, 10/30/10
Replies: 48
Views: 16569

Re: FRIGHT @ Richard Montgomery HS, 10/30/10

WJ is interested, likely with one team. Hopefully none of our team members will feel some silly need to spend tons of time grooming themselves before homecoming :roll:
by wexs883198215
Fri Sep 17, 2010 12:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJ Fall Novice Mirror (10/16/10)
Replies: 27
Views: 12276

Re: TJ Fall Novice Mirror (10/16/10)

I'm going to do my best to get 1-2 teams from WJ to skip Blake and come to this. Coach Safford seems fairly flexible about this.
by wexs883198215
Wed Sep 15, 2010 9:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Planned HS Top 25(+?) Rankings
Replies: 51
Views: 9689

Re: Planned HS Top 25(+?) Rankings

WJ also gets Ophir, our #2 back. He's pretty good at NAQT, at least compared to me. We lose most of our rap knowledge but remain essentially the same team.
by wexs883198215
Fri Sep 03, 2010 12:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Maryland Fall Tournament (9/25)
Replies: 45
Views: 14194

Re: Maryland Fall Tournament (9/25)

WJ will have one team for this.
by wexs883198215
Sun Jun 27, 2010 4:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: The Future Caliber of Mid-Atlantic/Northeast Quizbowl?
Replies: 22
Views: 3415

Re: The Future Caliber of Mid-Atlantic/Northeast Quizbowl?

We are hunting for dedicated new players, but don't even have bodies to drag to tournaments right now. Why is that, exactly? You two are nice guys, you have a good coach, your school is academically-oriented (and in Newsweek's Top 100!)... you should be able to find a few other smart guys around wh...
by wexs883198215
Fri Jun 18, 2010 7:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: The Future Caliber of Mid-Atlantic/Northeast Quizbowl?
Replies: 22
Views: 3415

Re: The Future Caliber of Mid-Atlantic/Northeast Quizbowl?

Ophir and I will both be back, but our third player, Ashu, has graduated. We are hunting for dedicated new players, but don't even have bodies to drag to tournaments right now.

EDIT: By the way, Ophir tells me that Blair is graduating its entire A team.
by wexs883198215
Mon May 31, 2010 2:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2010 HSNCT discussion thread
Replies: 194
Views: 37831

Re: 2010 HSNCT discussion thread

Are the moderators reading in the playoffs supposed to be the best moderators in the tournament? In our second (and unfortunately last) playoff game, we honestly had one of the most incomprehensible readers I had ever met. He was quiet, slow, and slurring words all over the place. It was such an obv...
by wexs883198215
Wed May 26, 2010 8:34 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Congratulations to State College - #1 Pre-Nats!
Replies: 45
Views: 17539

Re: Congratulations to State College - #1 Pre-Nats!

Hm... I suppose this is the price we pay for not showing up to stuff in the last two months :sad:
by wexs883198215
Mon May 03, 2010 1:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MD/DC state championships
Replies: 42
Views: 6312

Re: MD/DC state championships

Money is tight at WJ and I suck at NAQT anyway, so don't expect a WJ contingent. Oh yea, the Asian parents think APs are important or something.
by wexs883198215
Mon May 03, 2010 1:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Cheapest Way to get to HSNCT from Really Far Away?
Replies: 20
Views: 3373

Re: Cheapest Way to get to HSNCT from Really Far Away?

Heh as much as I love my teammates, I don't think the awesome car trip is an option. My coach would resign first or something. I don't think we'd get a bus either. I guess it's $250 each for 2-way plane tickets, which is doable I suppose. Savings of less than $100 are not worth doubling the travel t...
by wexs883198215
Wed Apr 28, 2010 5:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Cheapest Way to get to HSNCT from Really Far Away?
Replies: 20
Views: 3373

Cheapest Way to get to HSNCT from Really Far Away?

So WJ (near DC) is kind of dealing with some financial issues, so we are exploring non-airplane options for getting to Chicago for HSNCT. What would be the best way to do so? I know the Greyhound adds up to about $100 cheaper per person compared to flying. Are there better options?
by wexs883198215
Sat Apr 24, 2010 7:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VCU Season Finale Tournament IV -- April 24, 2010
Replies: 58
Views: 84989

Re: VCU Season Finale Tournament IV -- April 24, 2010

Is this the last mirror of this set?
by wexs883198215
Sat Apr 24, 2010 3:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VCU Season Finale Tournament IV -- April 24, 2010
Replies: 58
Views: 84989

Re: VCU Season Finale Tournament IV -- April 24, 2010

I guess I'll be the first to repeat how scary Gov is? Holding TJ to a single toss-up?!?