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by warpoet
Wed Jan 29, 2014 12:49 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2014 NAQT SCT East: 2-8-2014 at RPI
Replies: 10
Views: 4186

Re: 2014 NAQT SCT East: 2-8-2014 at RPI

Given the new trend in the Northeast circuit I guess we better register 4 months in advance for this to guarantee we're not put on a waitlist. For now I'll say one DI team and one DII team for NYU although that might change... As a result of the above poster's unceremonious retirement from Quiz Bow...
by warpoet
Tue Sep 10, 2013 9:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Collegiate Novice 4 @ Stony Brook (9/21/13)
Replies: 13
Views: 5297

Re: Collegiate Novice 4 @ Stony Brook (9/21/13)

NYU will be sending two teams, two staffers, one buzzer set
by warpoet
Sat Nov 24, 2012 6:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: QUARK @ Brown (12/1/12)
Replies: 10
Views: 3252

Re: QUARK @ Brown (12/1/12)

Ondes Martenot wrote:I think NYU will be sending two teams (or maybe more) to this...
NYU will, in fact, be sending two teams
by warpoet
Wed Nov 14, 2012 10:46 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Minnesota Open Mirror @ Columbia 11/17-18/2012
Replies: 38
Views: 9768

Re: Minnesota Open Mirror @ Columbia 11/17-18/2012

NYU will be sending one or two teams, plus a buzzer system- we'll have a definite answer for you sometime tonight...
by warpoet
Mon Oct 15, 2012 2:39 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Northeast @ Harvard (11/03/12)
Replies: 41
Views: 19683

Re: ACF Fall Northeast @ Harvard (11/03/12)

NYU will likely be sending 1-2 teams and 1 buzzer system (plus maybe even a moderator)- actual registration and more specific information should come before next week...
by warpoet
Tue Oct 02, 2012 11:22 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Illinois Fall Tournament @ Yale - Oct 6, 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 6174

Re: Illinois Fall Tournament @ Yale - Oct 6, 2012

Sorry for the delay- NYU will be sending (or, rather, would like to, if there's room) two teams with one buzzer system and one moderator. I believe our president has also sent an e-mail to actually register.
by warpoet
Thu Dec 30, 2010 4:00 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SoCal 2010-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 4254

Re: SoCal 2010-2011

cvdwightw wrote: EVERYONE ELSE: I have no idea whether the Santa Monica team at Technophobia was their real A team.
That was, I believe, the real and complete SAMO A
by warpoet
Sat Jun 12, 2010 12:09 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southern California '09-'10
Replies: 82
Views: 14007

Re: Southern California '09-'10

so, Seniors from around this corner of the intertubes, where are you headed next year?

EDIT: Just noticed Steven's and Gammage's signatures...
by warpoet
Mon Apr 05, 2010 3:43 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT Southern California Championship at UCLA April 3, 2010
Replies: 71
Views: 7643

Re: NAQT Southern California Championship at UCLA April 3, 2010

Out of curiosity, what happened with the consolation bracket that caused teams to play fewer games?
by warpoet
Wed Feb 10, 2010 2:45 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT Southern California Championship at UCLA April 3, 2010
Replies: 71
Views: 7643

Re: NAQT Southern California Championship at UCLA April 3, 2010

SAMO is considering sending a second team, if there's still room, that is...
by warpoet
Thu Feb 04, 2010 11:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT Southern California Championship at UCLA April 3, 2010
Replies: 71
Views: 7643

Re: NAQT Southern California Championship at UCLA April 3, 2010

gyre and gimble wrote:
dinoian wrote: I'm still looking for university funding to reduce fees even further (my goal is somewhere in the $30-$40 per team range), while improving our prizes (There will be trophies for 1st and 2nd place schools in addition to book prizes).
That would be the coolest thing ever.
agreed
by warpoet
Sat Dec 05, 2009 10:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ASCII One (December 12th, 2009) at Arcadia High School, CA
Replies: 25
Views: 3906

Re: ASCII One (December 12th, 2009) at Arcadia High School, CA

SAMO's most likely sending one team, maybe two. I can let you know for sure on Monday...

EDIT: or Tuesday, my guy flaked on me- sorry
by warpoet
Sat Nov 07, 2009 9:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Caltech Quiz Bowl: Technophobia Jr.
Replies: 18
Views: 3656

Re: Caltech Quiz Bowl: Technophobia Jr.

Personally, the only advantage I see to timed rounds is that you play more tossups if you're lucky enough to have a solid moderator. Sadly, that's not always the case. The 20/20 format is just much more consistent...
by warpoet
Tue Oct 20, 2009 11:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Caltech Quiz Bowl: Technophobia Jr.
Replies: 18
Views: 3656

Re: Caltech Quiz Bowl: Technophobia Jr.

dude, SAMO's in (A Team definitely, probably at least a B Team too)...

EDIT: Check that, we're throwing in a C Team too, just for good measure
by warpoet
Mon Oct 05, 2009 10:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southern California '09-'10
Replies: 82
Views: 14007

Re: Southern California '09-'10

computational math bonuses = :w-hat: TF?
by warpoet
Sun Oct 04, 2009 2:45 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TWAIN X at UCLA Oct. 3
Replies: 31
Views: 7916

Re: TWAIN X at UCLA Oct. 3

ah, that makes sense- thanks for the clarification
by warpoet
Sun Oct 04, 2009 1:09 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2009 HS Preseason Poll Results - Congrats, Maggie Walker!
Replies: 52
Views: 14087

Re: 2009 HS Preseason Poll Results - Congrats, Maggie Walker!

I noticed a wide fluctuation in LASAs ratings, from 3 down to much lower. I don't know that much about them... can someone fill me in? We played LASA in a practice round Thursday before Nationals- they had some Lit holes, but were strong pretty much everywhere else. If they're completely reloading,...
by warpoet
Sun Oct 04, 2009 1:00 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southern California '09-'10
Replies: 82
Views: 14007

Re: Southern California '09-'10

Basically I think everybody needs to come down to UCSD for Triton Fall (including YOU, Santa Monica, even if it's not NAQT), so we can play on better questions that can more accurately determine who the better team is. Also San Diego is awesome, so everybody should come even if the questions are su...
by warpoet
Sun Oct 04, 2009 12:56 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TWAIN X at UCLA Oct. 3
Replies: 31
Views: 7916

Re: TWAIN X at UCLA Oct. 3

Agreed about the moderation, definitely high class. Still, I wish they'd have let us play out the 7-2 record tie with Arcadia- somewhat because it feels like the first round of round robin was ignored, but also because I want a rematch after a very good showing by both teams...
by warpoet
Sun Sep 27, 2009 7:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southern California '09-'10
Replies: 82
Views: 14007

Re: Southern California '09-'10

I agree with Auroni's idea and would likewise provide similar support, or goad others at my school into doing so. The ones in Irvine would probably be most desirable for y'all from NorCal. I'm psyched for the chance to play you guys, especially if half the games are as epic as when we played Bellar...
by warpoet
Sat Sep 26, 2009 3:03 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TWAIN X at UCLA Oct. 3
Replies: 31
Views: 7916

Re: TWAIN X at UCLA Oct. 3

We're sending one
by warpoet
Mon Jun 01, 2009 12:12 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs Again
Replies: 494
Views: 89453

Re: Bad Negs Again

Okay, it's technically after HSNCT, so here's one I've wanted to post for months from Technophobia VII: "...something something something, Marco Polo traced it back to China- BUZZ!" Team Captain: "The Black Death!" Moderator: "Neg 5" "...more clues, it comes in red, green, and oolong varieties. FTP,...
by warpoet
Fri May 15, 2009 1:42 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs Again
Replies: 494
Views: 89453

Re: Bad Negs Again

I doubt it, but our Lit Specialist sure does...
by warpoet
Wed May 13, 2009 9:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs Again
Replies: 494
Views: 89453

Re: Bad Negs Again

on a 2005 NAQT Set during practice today, by our Lit Specialist...

... FTP, name this Norwegian Leader during WWII whose name has become synonymous with trait- *BUZZ*
Answer Given: Benedict Arnold
Correct Answer: Quisling
by warpoet
Wed Apr 15, 2009 3:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southern California 08-09
Replies: 307
Views: 38663

Re: Southern California 08-09

Thanks, I guess it's just lack of cash then... but is Gaida on the mailing list?
by warpoet
Wed Apr 15, 2009 2:07 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southern California 08-09
Replies: 307
Views: 38663

Re: Southern California 08-09

Lack of cash and information, though for all I know, it might be prom too
by warpoet
Mon Apr 13, 2009 11:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southern California 08-09
Replies: 307
Views: 38663

Re: Southern California 08-09

SAMO is out too
by warpoet
Mon Apr 13, 2009 2:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southern California 08-09
Replies: 307
Views: 38663

Re: Southern California 08-09

Yeah, Sky, Carlee and I are coming back next year
by warpoet
Sat Apr 11, 2009 11:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southern California 08-09
Replies: 307
Views: 38663

Re: Southern California 08-09

I really feel like we didn't see much new information from the results today. RB, SAMO, and Arcadia are still the big three, but I was definitely impressed by Rancho B and by NoHo's continued progress. As good as our matches are now, I can't help but wish everybody could get their full A teams toget...
by warpoet
Thu Apr 09, 2009 1:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southern California NAQT State Championship
Replies: 17
Views: 2599

Re: Southern California NAQT State Championship

Kai told me everybody from LJ is on college tours or something of that nature. And can we get a prospective schedule for Saturday? Sorry, but our coach isn't going, and he sort of left us all to our own devices...
by warpoet
Thu Mar 12, 2009 11:40 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: BISCUIT III (MUT Mirror) - March 21, 2009
Replies: 41
Views: 12839

Re: BISCUIT III (MUT Mirror) - March 21, 2009

Okay, SAMO's in

EDIT: Actually, now we're out
by warpoet
Sun Mar 08, 2009 12:18 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: BISCUIT III (MUT Mirror) - March 21, 2009
Replies: 41
Views: 12839

Re: BISCUIT III (MUT Mirror) - March 21, 2009

SAMO's trying to get a team there
by warpoet
Wed Mar 04, 2009 12:02 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs Again
Replies: 494
Views: 89453

Re: Bad Negs Again

cvdwightw wrote:Occurring in at least two rooms at Triton Bowl, and an unknown number of rooms at other Prison Bowl mirror sites:

Wrong: Whaling
Right: Incest
Damn, now I really wish I'd gone to Triton Bowl...
by warpoet
Mon Feb 23, 2009 2:22 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southern California 08-09
Replies: 307
Views: 38663

Re: Southern California 08-09

So as for stuff coming up, there's Carnal (can't go), BAIT (can't go) and State (not really)... is that it?
by warpoet
Sun Feb 22, 2009 4:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southern California 08-09
Replies: 307
Views: 38663

Re: Southern California 08-09

thirded
by warpoet
Sat Feb 07, 2009 3:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs Again
Replies: 494
Views: 89453

Re: Bad Negs Again

One of our Freshmen said Bikini Bottom for Bikini Atoll in practice yesterday
by warpoet
Mon Feb 02, 2009 10:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BAIT (March 7, 2009) @ UCLA
Replies: 30
Views: 4806

Re: BAIT (March 7, 2009) @ UCLA

SAMO is trying to get a team there, chances are good as of now

EDIT: Check that, it's on the same day as a certamen tournament. That's annoying...
by warpoet
Sun Feb 01, 2009 5:12 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southern California 08-09
Replies: 307
Views: 38663

Re: Southern California 08-09

A NoHo team was at CalTech this year
by warpoet
Sun Feb 01, 2009 1:36 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southern California 08-09
Replies: 307
Views: 38663

Re: Southern California 08-09

Hey Zhao or Anurag, was Baby Anteater Lucas' first tournament?
by warpoet
Fri Jan 16, 2009 10:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD
Replies: 28
Views: 5648

Re: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

SAMO is hereby expressing interest. I'm bummed we're missing ACF Winter to study for finals...

EDIT: Scratch that. It's the same day as some Oceans tournament
by warpoet
Tue Dec 30, 2008 8:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs Again
Replies: 494
Views: 89453

Re: Bad Negs Again

Last year on some old IS set, I gave comets for snowflakes
by warpoet
Sun Dec 28, 2008 12:10 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southern California 08-09
Replies: 307
Views: 38663

Re: Southern California 08-09

Should we even call it State?
by warpoet
Sun Dec 21, 2008 4:30 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southern California 08-09
Replies: 307
Views: 38663

Re: Southern California 08-09

I'd definitely play the ACF
by warpoet
Thu Dec 18, 2008 9:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs Again
Replies: 494
Views: 89453

Re: Bad Negs Again

brezhnev wrote:Today at practice, on an old A-set:

Given: Small intestine
Answer: Javelin
Something like, "The Women's is 6 feet..."?
by warpoet
Wed Dec 17, 2008 10:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southern California 08-09
Replies: 307
Views: 38663

Re: Southern California 08-09

ihavenoidea wrote:[quote="cvdwightw"
(1) I, in particular, do not feel that A-level sets can fairly determine a champion at the varsity level.
My sentiments exactly
by warpoet
Wed Dec 17, 2008 9:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs Again
Replies: 494
Views: 89453

Re: Bad Negs Again

Lincoln-Douglas debates
by warpoet
Wed Dec 17, 2008 2:11 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs Again
Replies: 494
Views: 89453

Re: Bad Negs Again

From an old IS-A set:

"There were seven of them..." *BUZZ*
"Crusades"

:w-hat: TF?
by warpoet
Thu Dec 11, 2008 11:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southern California 08-09
Replies: 307
Views: 38663

Re: Southern California 08-09

Thanks, I thought there was something I was missing...
by warpoet
Thu Dec 11, 2008 11:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southern California 08-09
Replies: 307
Views: 38663

Re: Southern California 08-09

Speaking as one ignorant to the ways of Mirror Tournaments, does it matter that those questions are on the database? http://quizbowlpackets.com/archive/prisonbowl/
by warpoet
Fri Dec 05, 2008 1:44 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs Again
Replies: 494
Views: 89453

Re: Bad Negs Again

I stand corrected, my apologies. But in the interest of returning the discussion to its intended topic: Tossup: (Talking about piece of music)... riot at its first performance... girl danced herself to death... seasonal *BUZZ!* Captain: Primavera Answer: The Rite of Spring In his defense, I should h...