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by Edward Elric
Sun Mar 16, 2014 8:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: An interesting situation with a D2-only team
Replies: 34
Views: 10816

Re: An interesting situation with a D2-only team

Ok so i've been out of the game for a while since I graduated last May but I still keep in contact with everyone on the team. I just noticed this thread recently and some ignorant comments that were made by Kenneth Lan and other people who have no knowledge of the situation. Let me do the honors of ...
by Edward Elric
Tue Mar 26, 2013 3:39 pm
Forum: New Collegiate Teams
Topic: Columbia College Chicago Quiz Bowl Team
Replies: 3
Views: 3938

Re: Columbia College Chicago Quiz Bowl Team

I'll echo Marshall's comments about being happy to play against another Chicago based college team. Let me know if you are interested in attending the practices we have at UIC; we have them on Tuesdays from 5-7 (though not this week because of Spring Break).
by Edward Elric
Sat Nov 17, 2012 7:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kickoffs
Replies: 37
Views: 6947

Re: Kickoffs

For the Wheaton North site: In Upper Division 1. Stevenson 2. Wheaton North T-3 Wheaton Warrenville South T-3 Metea Valley 5. St. Ignatius 6. Kaneland Mike Wong will post a more detailed account but WWS and Metea Valley ended up tied with the same record and same PPG in the afternoon. Both teams dec...
by Edward Elric
Mon Oct 22, 2012 2:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '12-'13
Replies: 153
Views: 67046

Re: Illinois '12-'13

OH duh. I remember now. However, I think this might be a little more hype than is necessary. Sure, he had ten tossups a game, but he was playing teams that were usually . . . not competitive. He had 115 against Homewood B. I had 20 less than that versus them, and we've got a solid foundation. I mea...
by Edward Elric
Sun Sep 09, 2012 11:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New and Noteworthy
Replies: 21
Views: 6999

Re: New and Noteworthy

I'll probably be down for this.
by Edward Elric
Sun Jul 15, 2012 4:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '12-'13
Replies: 153
Views: 67046

Re: Illinois '12-'13

My thoughts on Illinois this year are that there will be a drop off from last year but I still see it being a good year for Illinois teams. Ranking wise: 1) IMSA: Having read for them on multiple occasions and seeing what Noah can do with relatively newer students with a year or two, I am confident ...
by Edward Elric
Mon Jul 02, 2012 10:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: On-going Season Rankings V2.0 - Herp Derp
Replies: 255
Views: 87417

Re: On-going Season Rankings V2.0 - I'm Free! (Pre-Nats Done)

Fred wrote:
Edward Powers wrote:Fred,

FYI---you've accidentally ranked Mountain Lakes of NJ twice---once at # 89 and then again at # 101. I thought you'd like to know.
Thanks for catching that. When I get a chance, I'll fix that; for reference, that would move Wheaton North into the 150 spot.
:dance:
by Edward Elric
Mon May 28, 2012 11:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 173
Views: 37351

Re: 2012 HSNCT discussion

As long as were talking about logistics, I was really disappointed in NAQT's unwillingness to accomodate moderators who wanted to read for playoffs. I ran into Caleb Robbins on Saturday evening and found out that he was staffing the SS playoffs while I was stuck in consolation. Caleb informed me tha...
by Edward Elric
Mon May 28, 2012 2:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '11-'12
Replies: 211
Views: 38846

Re: Illinois '11-'12

So just looking at quick results from HSNCT, Illinois made a really great showing. Some highlights: Auburn : getting 5th place overall and Lloyd being 5th overall scorer in prelims Loyola : getting 8th place with a great combined scoring that we've seen all year IMSA A : getting 13th place with a gr...
by Edward Elric
Tue Feb 28, 2012 4:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois Quizbowl Computer Rankings
Replies: 20
Views: 3245

Re: Illinois Quizbowl Computer Rankings

It's always been my dream to captain the 237th best High School team in Illinois. Dreams do come true!
by Edward Elric
Wed Feb 22, 2012 2:27 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Odd Ways of Learning Things
Replies: 177
Views: 127286

Re: Odd Ways of Learning Things

Monty Python is pretty helpful for people who don't know anything about European History.
by Edward Elric
Wed Feb 15, 2012 8:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '11-'12
Replies: 211
Views: 38846

Re: Illinois '11-'12

tinioril wrote:Where are the assignments?
And let's hope they change the state pairings, since the winners of IMSA's and Auburn's sectionals are in the same pool.
Here you go.
by Edward Elric
Fri Feb 10, 2012 1:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash IV at Northwestern (2/12/12)
Replies: 46
Views: 17637

Re: Penn Bowl Trash IV at Northwestern (2/12/12)

I'll play this. Don't really care if it's a shootout or teams. If teams, i'm a free agent.
by Edward Elric
Mon Feb 06, 2012 1:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2012 SCT Repeat/feng shui issues here
Replies: 23
Views: 2941

Re: Repeat/feng shui issues here

I know there was a TU on the Grapes of Wrath (it provoked best-neg-ever candidate "The Wrapes of Grath!"), and wasn't there one on Steinbeck, too? I know this is kosher if GoW wasn't mentioned in the Steinbeck, but I thought I'd bring it up. Heh I don't think we'll ever let Ulysses live that down. ...
by Edward Elric
Sun Feb 05, 2012 12:12 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2012 SCT: Difficulty
Replies: 146
Views: 21026

Re: Difficulty

I would definitely say that DII was much easier than last years set, but it was also very well writen at the same time. Nice Job!
by Edward Elric
Fri Feb 03, 2012 1:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tournament Overload
Replies: 33
Views: 4878

Re: Tournament Overload

The only thing I have to add at the moment is that in the VCU Closed thread, Jeff Hoppes alluded to SCT being the 9th of February as opposed to the 2nd (which will be VCU Closed). Besides that, I'm all for having blackout weekends :grin: . I think having higher level students staffing Turnabouts and...
by Edward Elric
Fri Feb 03, 2012 1:52 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATROPHY 3 @ Northern Illinois University (4/28/12)
Replies: 52
Views: 19883

Re: ATROPHY 3 @ Northern Illinois University (4/28/12)

I should be able to staff.

Edit: ATROPHY not MSNCT.
by Edward Elric
Mon Jan 30, 2012 1:06 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash IV at Northwestern (2/12/12)
Replies: 46
Views: 17637

Re: Penn Bowl Trash IV at Northwestern (2/12/12)

Yeah i'll echo the others comments about improvements on the set. We at UIC are planning to play with Delano but I want to make sure that there are more than 7 packets and they aren't as craptacular as the main site seems to indicate they are.
by Edward Elric
Sun Jan 29, 2012 1:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tournament Overload
Replies: 33
Views: 4878

Re: Tournament Overload

I'll address Mr. Riley's comments the way that I see them. 1. Making Practices More Fun: As a person who is running college practices with inexperienced first year players (note this only has some significance to HS), I have tried to find of ways to get people to stick with it. It's worked relativel...
by Edward Elric
Sat Jan 28, 2012 3:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2012 Minnesota Undergraduate Tournament (MUT)
Replies: 44
Views: 30806

Re: 2012 Minnesota Undergraduate Tournament (MUT)

Since Illinois is collaborating with Minnesota on this, do you forsee a mirror at UIUC?
by Edward Elric
Fri Jan 27, 2012 1:21 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash IV at Northwestern (2/12/12)
Replies: 46
Views: 17637

Re: Penn Bowl Trash IV at Northwestern (2/12/12)

I know i've asked this before in another thread but if someone knows Delano Barnes' email address and if they could email or PM it to me that would be great.
by Edward Elric
Thu Jan 26, 2012 12:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl at NIU 28 Jan 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 9884

Re: Huskie Bowl at NIU 28 Jan 2012

Thanks for answering quickly. I figured it being 2 days before the tournament, changing it to one division wouldn't be the best idea. Sorry man, this is the only weekend i've had off this year and I need to prep for exams that I have next week. Good luck with the scheduling though, it'll work itself...
by Edward Elric
Thu Jan 26, 2012 11:00 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl at NIU 28 Jan 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 9884

Re: Huskie Bowl at NIU 28 Jan 2012

Maybe this is a dumb question, but why are you splitting the field into 2 divisions if you only have 7 teams in the upper and 24 teams overall? I feel like with a size that small, you should just have one field (4 Brackets of 6 in Prelims, etc.). Note: As I am not attending this tournament, it's not...
by Edward Elric
Sun Jan 22, 2012 2:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12
Replies: 71
Views: 23386

Re: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12

I want to thank Loyola and Matt Laird for running a great tournament. It was a lot of fun to read for. In regards to the set I would like to say that besides one or two typographical errors and some repeats and randomization issues, this set was very well written. I would say that this set is close ...
by Edward Elric
Sun Jan 22, 2012 1:55 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '11-'12
Replies: 211
Views: 38846

Re: Illinois '11-'12

So I guess i'll ask the question then: Anyone hear of the results from Fremd?
by Edward Elric
Sun Jan 15, 2012 6:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Peaceful Resolution at Chicago (3/3/2012)
Replies: 82
Views: 21276

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Peaceful Resolution at Chicago (3/3/2012)

A team from UIC + friends is interested. I should be able to finalize in the coming weeks.
by Edward Elric
Wed Jan 11, 2012 2:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash IV at Northwestern (2/12/12)
Replies: 46
Views: 17637

Re: Penn Bowl Trash IV at Northwestern (2/12/12)

I've registered a team from "UIC" but that may only consist of me and one other teammate, therefore we will be taking any free agents interested in joining.
by Edward Elric
Sat Jan 07, 2012 7:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: In the News...
Replies: 5
Views: 1119

Re: In the News...

Moving Day wrote:
Leucippe and Clitophon wrote:Like!
+1
RT @Moving Day
by Edward Elric
Tue Dec 27, 2011 12:28 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2012 NAQT SCT
Replies: 25
Views: 7949

Re: 2012 NAQT SCT

Sometime soon there will be a link to register here . (Note that online registration is already open for several SCT sites, but we're still waiting on details from a few of the hosts- including the site local to Loyola at the University of Chicago.) To tag on to this post, is Ruby Vega actually the...
by Edward Elric
Thu Dec 22, 2011 2:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '11-'12
Replies: 211
Views: 38846

Re: Illinois '11-'12

Well I figured I would make my own rankings for midseason, seeing as I have staffed a bunch of tournaments and had a first hand experience with most (if not all of these teams). 1. IMSA A - This was a rather difficult choice as I think that they are neck and neck with Auburn for the best in the stat...
by Edward Elric
Thu Dec 22, 2011 1:21 pm
Forum: New Collegiate Teams
Topic: New Team at Loyola University Chicago
Replies: 6
Views: 2992

Re: New Team at Loyola University Chicago

Hey Matt, My name is Mike and I play/captain the team at University of Illinois-Chicago. It's good seeing another Chicago team pop up! I'm in a similar situation to you as this is one of the first semesters that we as a team are trying to attend tournaments as a full team (re: not Rom playing solo)....
by Edward Elric
Sat Dec 17, 2011 9:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NTV liveblog
Replies: 22
Views: 5730

Re: NTV liveblog

From what I gathered St. Viator won out (beating Fenton in the final match). I'd assume Fenton got second then going 9-1, but I could be mistaken.
by Edward Elric
Thu Dec 15, 2011 1:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TRIUMVIR 2 on January 14, 2012 at Metea Valley HS
Replies: 26
Views: 8233

Re: TRIUMVIR 2 on January 14, 2012 at Metea Valley HS

Any luck reaching out to Wheaton North? They're fairly close.
by Edward Elric
Wed Dec 14, 2011 12:50 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Sir Dupre Memorial Tournament - 1/21/12
Replies: 48
Views: 14820

Re: Sir Dupre Memorial Tournament - 1/21/12

I mean I have no issues considering Colby will pretty much clear the field solo. What would happen with the teams of HS/ Coaches (i.e. Dylan and Basque)?
by Edward Elric
Tue Dec 13, 2011 8:53 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Rock Music Trash Side Event Thing
Replies: 19
Views: 7005

Re: Announcement: Rock Music Trash Side Event Thing

How is this side event coming?
by Edward Elric
Sun Dec 04, 2011 6:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: On-going Season Rankings V2.0 - Herp Derp
Replies: 255
Views: 87417

Re: On-going Season Rankings V2.0 - where is rhode island

Also as I could tell, Wheaton Warrenville South was missing one of there top players and Wheaton North was missing 2 normal A-teamers. Stevenson also was missing David Jin (one of their top players). Hope this helps a bit.
by Edward Elric
Sat Dec 03, 2011 4:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Harvard Fall Mirror at Rockford Auburn 12/3/11
Replies: 36
Views: 9011

Re: Harvard Fall Mirror at Rockford Auburn 12/3/11

For those interested Auburn A, IMSA A, IMSA B, Macomb (re: Tristan), Loyola and Belvidere North made the top bracket, and Tristan was the leading scorer in the morning. We're currently doing playoffs so results will be posted later.
by Edward Elric
Thu Nov 24, 2011 5:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Turnabout @ Fenton HS (1/7/2012)
Replies: 10
Views: 2860

Re: Turnabout @ Fenton HS (1/7/2012)

I forgot if you emailed me about this or if it was about NAQT state but either way i'm able to staff Turnabout this year.
by Edward Elric
Sat Nov 19, 2011 7:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: IHSSBCA Kickoff
Replies: 24
Views: 4104

Re: IHSSBCA Kickoff

For those interested, IMSA cleared the field going 9-0. Stevenson I believe got 2nd after beating Loyola in a very close match. Auburn may have gotten 4th. Staaaaaaaaaaaats will be up later.
by Edward Elric
Thu Nov 17, 2011 2:28 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: CMST 3-- call for writers!
Replies: 60
Views: 21337

Re: CMST 3-- call for writers!

Is anyone else getting an error message when trying to open the google doc?
by Edward Elric
Mon Nov 14, 2011 11:50 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: CMST 3-- call for writers!
Replies: 60
Views: 21337

Re: CMST 3?

Yeah to clarify, I can do 10/10 of Fine arts (whether it be visual or auditory arts).
by Edward Elric
Sun Nov 13, 2011 8:54 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: CMST 3-- call for writers!
Replies: 60
Views: 21337

Re: CMST 3?

I could probably write some fine arts for this.
by Edward Elric
Sat Nov 12, 2011 4:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '11-'12
Replies: 211
Views: 38846

Re: Illinois '11-'12

Bone seeker wrote:We look forward to the football lunch game at Kickoff next week.
I'm in for this! :grin:
by Edward Elric
Fri Nov 11, 2011 1:30 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl @ Northwestern (2/11/12)
Replies: 52
Views: 19854

Re: Penn Bowl @ Northwestern (Date TBD)

Like WUSTL, the 11th works much better for us and our registration reflects that date being when PB is hosted.
by Edward Elric
Thu Nov 10, 2011 12:40 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TRIUMVIR 2 on January 14, 2012 at Metea Valley HS
Replies: 26
Views: 8233

Re: TRIUMVIR 2 on January 14, 2012 at Metea Valley HS

Dominator wrote:
Edward Elric wrote:Noah- as I mentioned before I will be able to staff this.
Thanks!

Will you be able to confirm whether your teammate can also staff (or could you send Mike Wong his information so that MW can pester him instead)?
Yeah Ulysses Capistran will be able to staff also.
by Edward Elric
Tue Nov 08, 2011 11:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TRIUMVIR 2 on January 14, 2012 at Metea Valley HS
Replies: 26
Views: 8233

Re: TRIUMVIR 2 on January 14, 2012 at Metea Valley HS

Noah- as I mentioned before I will be able to staff this.
by Edward Elric
Thu Oct 27, 2011 2:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Sir Dupre Memorial Tournament - 1/21/12
Replies: 48
Views: 14820

Re: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12

I'll play the Side event. Teammates more than welcome.
by Edward Elric
Fri Oct 21, 2011 1:25 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scobol Solo 10/22
Replies: 37
Views: 26306

Re: Scobol Solo 10/22

1. Dylan Minarik
2. Adam Kalinich
3. Blake Tutt

Edit: Oh wait this isn't novice rankings.
by Edward Elric
Thu Oct 20, 2011 1:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TELESCOP 2 at NIU: 29 October 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 10488

Re: TELESCOP 2 at NIU: 29 October 2011

I would but i'm going to be going to concerts on friday and saturday so i'll be too tired to moderate. Good luck running TELESCOP 2!