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by itsthatoneguy
Mon Aug 17, 2015 9:57 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: We Have Never Been Modern - VCU Open
Replies: 23
Views: 10643

Re: We Have Never Been Modern - VCU Open

Played this at the VCU Open mirror in Michigan. This was a TON of fun! Thanks for writing it!
by itsthatoneguy
Fri Jul 03, 2015 11:19 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2015 CO Visual Arts
Replies: 131
Views: 55730

Re: 2015 CO Visual Arts

I will no longer be in town this weekend, so please remove me from the "Interested" list.

Thanks!
by itsthatoneguy
Mon Feb 02, 2015 9:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals 2015: 4/18-19 at the University of Michigan
Replies: 54
Views: 40384

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

On an unrelated note, the Mountain Goats will be on tour and will be in Detroit the Friday before Nats.
by itsthatoneguy
Wed May 14, 2014 10:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 3M: Chicago Open History Doubles, 7/20
Replies: 47
Views: 23419

Re: 3M: Chicago Open History Doubles, 7/20

I'm staffing this
by itsthatoneguy
Mon Apr 28, 2014 10:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2015 CO Visual Arts
Replies: 131
Views: 55730

Re: 2015 CO Visual Arts

Interested
by itsthatoneguy
Sat Oct 26, 2013 5:40 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Quizbowl Roundtable: Call for Topics/Participants
Replies: 38
Views: 14211

Re: Quizbowl Roundtable: Call for Topics/Participants

I realize some of these things have been brought up before in the Best of the Best forum, but most of those are more than three years old. Not that they aren't still relevant, it's just that I think quizbowl standards have continued to rise since then (although I wasn't around for that). I think th...
by itsthatoneguy
Sun Jul 28, 2013 9:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open Discussion
Replies: 95
Views: 24215

Re: Chicago Open Discussion

I wrote tossups on J. G. Hamann, public goods, Anthony Giddens, redlining, and cultural evolution. If you found any of these tossups unsatisfactory, please let me know. Minor point, but in my room someone buzzed on redlining with "white flight." Obviously the two are related, but it was unclear if ...
by itsthatoneguy
Mon Jun 03, 2013 12:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: MATE II - Arrested Development
Replies: 32
Views: 7233

Re: Announcement: MATE II - Arrested Development

Yeah this was fun. Thanks!
by itsthatoneguy
Sun Jun 02, 2013 8:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: MATE II - Arrested Development
Replies: 32
Views: 7233

Re: Announcement: MATE II - Arrested Development

Hey, I tried to request Mason on Skype, but he hasn't responded. Could somebody add me? My username is bryan.berend.
by itsthatoneguy
Fri May 24, 2013 2:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2013 NAQT HSNCT: Congratulations LASA!
Replies: 109
Views: 59396

Re: 2013 NAQT HSNCT: May 25-26, Atlanta

Again, sorry to derail this thread, but this is probably the last time I'll do this.

Gautam and I are planning on running today at 4 PM. We will meet in the lobby.
by itsthatoneguy
Sun May 19, 2013 9:56 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Summer Practices at the University of Michigan
Replies: 9
Views: 2653

Re: Summer Practices at the University of Michigan

Hey all, Just a reminder that we will be having practice this Wednesday in the Union. The turnout for our first practice was great, and I'm hoping we can repeat it for the rest of the summer. In addition, I am hosting a little get together at 5. So if you want free Mediterranean food, shoot me an em...
by itsthatoneguy
Sun May 12, 2013 7:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Summer Practices at the University of Michigan
Replies: 9
Views: 2653

Re: Summer Practices at the University of Michigan

Again, I'm really only in Ann Arbor for May, so if people want to do this later please contact either Saul or Kurtis.
by itsthatoneguy
Fri May 10, 2013 11:44 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2013 NAQT HSNCT: Congratulations LASA!
Replies: 109
Views: 59396

Re: 2013 NAQT HSNCT: May 25-26, Atlanta

Slightly off topic, but I am planning on running a few times while in Atlanta. Nothing too crazy, maybe a few miles every day. If anyone is interested, feel free to PM me. Outside the hotel? Your best bet is to stay on streets marked NE or NW. Thanks. Last year we just went to that park with the la...
by itsthatoneguy
Sun May 05, 2013 12:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Summer Practices at the University of Michigan
Replies: 9
Views: 2653

Re: Summer Practices at the University of Michigan

Would you guys be interested in turning one practice perhaps into a summer mirror of CAHOOTS? (possibly with online involvement?) I think this could be feasible. I will only be around for May, so if it's later in the summer you'll have to contact Saul or Kurtis. Officially reserving rooms may be ve...
by itsthatoneguy
Thu May 02, 2013 2:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2013 NAQT HSNCT: Congratulations LASA!
Replies: 109
Views: 59396

Re: 2013 NAQT HSNCT: May 25-26, Atlanta

Slightly off topic, but I am planning on running a few times while in Atlanta. Nothing too crazy, maybe a few miles every day. If anyone is interested, feel free to PM me.
by itsthatoneguy
Thu May 02, 2013 1:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Summer Practices at the University of Michigan
Replies: 9
Views: 2653

Summer Practices at the University of Michigan

Hi all, I'm glad to announce that the University of Michigan's Quiz Bowl team will be hosting regular practices this summer. They will be held on Wednesdays from 7 to 9 PM starting Wednesday, May 15. The practices will be very relaxed and we'll read a variety of questions. If you are in the area, fe...
by itsthatoneguy
Tue Apr 30, 2013 8:39 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Postseason Poll
Replies: 32
Views: 9788

Re: Postseason Poll

Ukonvasara wrote:
theMoMA wrote:I think we consistently hung in against (and occasionally beat) Michigan
Psh, that doesn't mean anything; they lost to a community college!
:-(
by itsthatoneguy
Tue Apr 30, 2013 10:06 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Urgent Call for Unity (July 21, 2013)
Replies: 121
Views: 26368

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Urgent Call for Unity (July 21, 2013)

Since I will be at CO Sunday for trash, I will staff this.
by itsthatoneguy
Tue Apr 30, 2013 8:11 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals 2013 Discussion
Replies: 129
Views: 28357

Re: ACF Nationals 2013 Discussion

PACKET VCU/Michigan: -Hats off to whoever wrote this "uncanny" tossup. I had to read that Freud essay for a class, and from what my professor told me its a really important concept. This was written by Will Nediger. -Clostridium seemed fine to me, though I can't speak to other people's knowledge of...
by itsthatoneguy
Sun Apr 21, 2013 3:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT @ UIUC (4/20)
Replies: 12
Views: 5332

Re: MUT @ UIUC (4/20)

WUSTL and Michigan A went X-2. Chicago A went X-1. Just a side note: We were told that some team left behind non-empty alcoholic beverages in the trash cans of our building. We're not sure who it is, but we just want to point out to all teams that's obviously illegal and has a chance of landing the...
by itsthatoneguy
Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:01 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Terrapin Mirror @ MSU, March 23, 2013
Replies: 27
Views: 9047

Re: Terrapin Mirror @ MSU, March 23, 2013

We'll have an answer to how many teams we are bringing by Wednesday, but it will most likely be in the 2-3 range.
by itsthatoneguy
Mon Nov 19, 2012 8:46 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Eyes That Do Not See IV @ Minnesota Open 2012
Replies: 22
Views: 9067

Re: Eyes That Do Not See IV @ Minnesota Open 2012

As always, this was a blast. Unsurprisingly, Doug won.
by itsthatoneguy
Sun Oct 14, 2012 6:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: IFT @ Illinois (10/13/12)
Replies: 15
Views: 5980

Re: IFT @ Illinois (10/13/12)

Smuttynose Island wrote:How'd this go?
Michigan A won, no finals needed. I think Chicago B came in second?

I'd like to thank the entire Illinois team for running a smooth and enjoyable tournament.
by itsthatoneguy
Sun Sep 30, 2012 8:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: QUARK 9/29
Replies: 30
Views: 17232

Re: QUARK 9/29

Thanks to all those who participated and helped run this! There were a few issues in the afternoon with house teams and a moderator leaving, but I think everything worked out pretty well.
by itsthatoneguy
Wed Sep 26, 2012 3:23 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: QUARK 9/29
Replies: 30
Views: 17232

Re: QUARK 9/29

We need buzzers! Please email Libo if you can bring one. Also, if you happen to have a spare moderator lying around, bring him/her along too.
by itsthatoneguy
Mon Jul 30, 2012 8:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Slapdash Bayou a Drank at KABO
Replies: 28
Views: 6015

Re: Slapdash Bayou a Drank at KABO

I'm in
by itsthatoneguy
Mon Jul 30, 2012 8:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: KABO: Kurtis and Ashvin's Backyard Open (8/4)
Replies: 83
Views: 25927

Re: KABO: Kurtis and Ashvin's Backyard Open (8/4)

If anyone who is not playing this tournament can help staff, that would be great, as we only have six staffers at the moment.
by itsthatoneguy
Tue Jul 17, 2012 10:06 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Summer Practices at the University of Michigan
Replies: 24
Views: 7994

Re: Summer Practices at the University of Michigan

Due to the Ann Arbor Art Fair, which will making parking in the downtown / campus area very frustrating, we are moving this week's practice to Saul Hankin's house. If you would like to attend or need a ride, please email me for more details. After this week, practices will move back to the regular p...
by itsthatoneguy
Sat Jul 07, 2012 8:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: KABO: Kurtis and Ashvin's Backyard Open (8/4)
Replies: 83
Views: 25927

Re: KABO: Kurtis and Ashvin's Backyard Open (8/4)

This is (probably) going to be taking place in Mason Hall where all of our tournaments have been held in the last few years. People should probably park here and then walk over to Mason Hall (south of North University and east of State St.). Street parking is free on Sundays. If you have any questio...
by itsthatoneguy
Fri Jul 06, 2012 10:05 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Summer Practices at the University of Michigan
Replies: 24
Views: 7994

Re: Summer Practices at the University of Michigan

mhayes wrote:I have yet another conference at Michigan, so I'll be there next week.
Cool! See you there!
by itsthatoneguy
Thu Jul 05, 2012 7:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Summer Practices at the University of Michigan
Replies: 24
Views: 7994

Re: Summer Practices at the University of Michigan

Practices are now on Thursdays at the same time and place.
by itsthatoneguy
Tue Jun 26, 2012 10:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Michigan 2012-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 10508

Re: Michigan 2012-2013

Update on practices at U of M - viewtopic.php?f=1&t=13013&p=245428#p245428
by itsthatoneguy
Tue Jun 26, 2012 10:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Summer Practices at the University of Michigan
Replies: 24
Views: 7994

Re: Summer Practices at the University of Michigan

Also, the practices have been fun so far, but we can always use more people!
by itsthatoneguy
Tue Jun 26, 2012 10:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Summer Practices at the University of Michigan
Replies: 24
Views: 7994

Re: Summer Practices at the University of Michigan

Practice will resume tomorrow at the normal place and time. Also, we are considering moving the day to Tuesdays or Thursdays since I will be working on Monday and Wednesday evenings for the rest of the summer. Obviously, if there is a drastic decrease in the number of people who can attend, then we ...
by itsthatoneguy
Wed Jun 20, 2012 12:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Summer Practices at the University of Michigan
Replies: 24
Views: 7994

Re: Summer Practices at the University of Michigan

Practice is cancelled today due to many people being out of town.
by itsthatoneguy
Thu Jun 07, 2012 1:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: KABO: Kurtis and Ashvin's Backyard Open (8/4)
Replies: 83
Views: 25927

Re: KABO: Kurtis and Ashvin's Backyard Open (8/4)

Staffing if needed; otherwise a free agent.

Also here is a Google Spreadsheet for teams. Make sure you sign up under the right site.
by itsthatoneguy
Wed Jun 06, 2012 2:13 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Where Should the August Open Be?
Replies: 7
Views: 2029

Re: Where Should the August Open Be?

Since I was planning on staffing, I would prefer to stay in Ann Arbor. Plus all the reasons Mike stated above.
by itsthatoneguy
Tue Jun 05, 2012 11:15 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Taking VCU Open's Spot in August
Replies: 76
Views: 12828

Re: Taking VCU Open's Spot in August

So it looks like the Ann Arbor site is (most likely*) a go if it is decided to host it here. If so, it will be hosted at the Temple Beth Emeth , which has several classrooms in the basement. It's located here . Parking is located on site and is also accessible by the Ann Arbor bus system, which can ...
by itsthatoneguy
Mon Jun 04, 2012 10:55 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Where Will You Be Going to College Next Year? 2011-12
Replies: 86
Views: 31755

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

A question that is relevant to this thread: does NAQT still collect information for the Entering Freshman Contact List? I remember it used to reside at http://www.fraughtmachine.com/efcontact/, but it seems to have been taken down. Usually in mid-August NAQT sends us an email with freshman who migh...
by itsthatoneguy
Fri Jun 01, 2012 12:23 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Taking VCU Open's Spot in August
Replies: 76
Views: 12828

Re: Taking VCU Open's Spot in August

Ann Arbor is not a particularly accessible place. Any hope that we can get this mirrored somewhere like New York or DC? Or even Boston or Philly. Ann Arbor has become much more accessible since the establishment of daily shuttle to and from Metro Detroit Airport. The shuttle leaves several times pe...
by itsthatoneguy
Thu May 31, 2012 2:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Taking VCU Open's Spot in August
Replies: 76
Views: 12828

Re: Taking VCU Open's Spot in August

Ann Arbor is not a particularly accessible place. Any hope that we can get this mirrored somewhere like New York or DC? Or even Boston or Philly. Ann Arbor has become much more accessible since the establishment of daily shuttle to and from Metro Detroit Airport. The shuttle leaves several times pe...
by itsthatoneguy
Tue May 29, 2012 2:22 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: The best readers
Replies: 32
Views: 8373

Re: The best readers

Kurtis is an excellent reader; if we are hosting an IS set, he'll get through all 24 tossups 99% of the time with a lot of time to spare. Saul, Surya, and Will are also very good.
by itsthatoneguy
Tue May 08, 2012 11:17 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Summer Practices at the University of Michigan
Replies: 24
Views: 7994

Re: Summer Practices at the University of Michigan

MLafer wrote:
itsthatoneguy wrote:This is a reminder that the first practice will be tomorrow. See you there!
You mean the day after tomorrow?
Yes. Sorry for any confusion that may have caused. I apparently can't keep days straight.
by itsthatoneguy
Tue May 08, 2012 10:13 am
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Odd Ways of Learning Things
Replies: 177
Views: 127057

Re: Odd Ways of Learning Things

I've been watching these lately: Crash Course (found here: http://tinyurl.com/83t2tyq): These are 10 - 13 minute videos about biology or history. They are well produced and are usually pretty funny. Numberphile (http://tinyurl.com/7wkayo2): These are pretty cool videos about mathematics. They aren't...
by itsthatoneguy
Mon May 07, 2012 6:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Michigan 2011-12
Replies: 76
Views: 23579

Re: Michigan 2011-12

For anyone who missed this: viewtopic.php?f=1&t=13013
by itsthatoneguy
Mon May 07, 2012 6:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Summer Practices at the University of Michigan
Replies: 24
Views: 7994

Re: Summer Practices at the University of Michigan

This is a reminder that the first practice will be tomorrow. See you there!
by itsthatoneguy
Mon May 07, 2012 6:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Summer Practices at the University of Michigan
Replies: 24
Views: 7994

Re: Summer Practices at the University of Michigan

I'm trying to set my UofM orientation around a wednesday so I can attend this. Hopefully they'll let me skip an evening activity or something for it. Awesome! If I remember correctly, most of the activities near the evening are not mandatory, but you should try to attend anyway (don't want you to m...
by itsthatoneguy
Sun Apr 29, 2012 8:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Summer Practices at the University of Michigan
Replies: 24
Views: 7994

Re: Summer Practices at the University of Michigan

I'm trying to set my UofM orientation around a wednesday so I can attend this. Hopefully they'll let me skip an evening activity or something for it. Awesome! If I remember correctly, most of the activities near the evening are not mandatory, but you should try to attend anyway (don't want you to m...