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by Jane Fairfax
Sat Feb 06, 2016 8:17 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2016 NAQT SCT at Brown (2/6/16)
Replies: 4
Views: 2994

Re: 2016 NAQT SCT at Brown (2/6/16)

In Division 1, Columbia B beat Yale A in the first game of an advantaged final to win. In Division 2, Yale B beat MIT C in the first game of an advantaged final. Full stats will be posted later. Thank you all for coming out today! I'd like to apologize for any hiccups in staffing, as we had problems...
by Jane Fairfax
Sat Jan 02, 2016 4:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2016 NAQT SCT at Brown (2/6/16)
Replies: 4
Views: 2994

2016 NAQT SCT at Brown (2/6/16)

This is the general announcement for the Northeast division of NAQT Sectionals, which will be hosted at Brown University in Providence, RI, on Saturday, February 6, 2016 from 8:15 AM to about 5:00 PM or 6:00 PM. A full list of hosts can be viewed on NAQT's website. Location: The tournament will be h...
by Jane Fairfax
Sun Nov 15, 2015 1:00 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open at Brown 11/14/15
Replies: 21
Views: 10637

Re: Missouri Open at Brown 11/14/15

Periplus of the Erythraean Sea wrote:Yale has 12 negs in the final game which seems very wrong. Jacob Reed negged once in the second finals game, not 11 times.
Fixed! Let me know about any other stat corrections, anyone.
by Jane Fairfax
Sat Nov 14, 2015 11:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open at Brown 11/14/15
Replies: 21
Views: 10637

Re: Missouri Open at Brown 11/14/15

Hey guys, thanks for coming out today, and thanks for all the readers and scorekeepers who helped make this tournament possible. It would not have been possible at all without you. Yale A beat Columbia A after an advantaged final. The open team of Amherst + Doug Yetman finished 3rd. After the tourna...
by Jane Fairfax
Sat Oct 11, 2014 7:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: PADAWAN at Brown, 10/11/14
Replies: 9
Views: 3814

Re: PADAWAN at Brown, 10/11/14

Thanks to everyone who came to the tournament. Columbia swept the field with an 11-0 record, with MIT A in second. Thanks to Abid Haseeb, Rohith Nagari, Kirun Sankaran, Leo Cooper, Thomas Culver, Denise Yoon, Will Nober, Dayton Wilson, Raizella Berman, and Kelton Ellis for staffing. Thanks a lot to ...
by Jane Fairfax
Thu Oct 09, 2014 10:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: PADAWAN at Brown, 10/11/14
Replies: 9
Views: 3814

Re: PADAWAN at Brown, 10/11/14

UConn has dropped; Dartmouth can't come. If Wellesley can't come either, we'll either have 11 teams and run a round-robin with a bye round, or field a house team and run a round-robin without a bye round.
by Jane Fairfax
Sun Sep 28, 2014 10:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: PADAWAN at Brown, 10/11/14
Replies: 9
Views: 3814

Re: PADAWAN at Brown, 10/11/14

The field is now closed.
by Jane Fairfax
Mon Sep 22, 2014 7:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: PADAWAN at Brown, 10/11/14
Replies: 9
Views: 3814

Re: PADAWAN at Brown, 10/11/14

By the way, it's not specified in the tournament announcement, but teams of 1 or 2 people get a -$20 discount.
by Jane Fairfax
Mon Sep 22, 2014 7:08 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: PADAWAN at Brown, 10/11/14
Replies: 9
Views: 3814

Re: PADAWAN at Brown, 10/11/14

Hey guys, just wanted to say that there are only 2 spots left at this tournament! Unless our club grows more than I expect, or we get a lot of staffers, I don't think we'll be able to expand the field.

Thanks!
by Jane Fairfax
Fri Aug 15, 2014 2:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: PADAWAN at Brown, 10/11/14
Replies: 9
Views: 3814

Re: PADAWAN at Brown, 10/11/14

Current field (teams, buzzers, staffers):

(12, 10, 0)

Harvard (2, 4, 0)
Ottawa (1, 0, 0)
Yale (1, 2, 0)
MIT (3, 1, 0)
UConn (1, 1, 0)
NYU (1, 1, 0)
Columbia (1, 1, 0)
McMaster (1, 0, 0)
possibly Wellesley (1, 0, 0)
by Jane Fairfax
Sat May 31, 2014 9:20 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2014 NAQT HSNCT: Congratulations LASA!
Replies: 68
Views: 35736

Re: 2014 NAQT HSNCT: May 31-June 1, Chicago

Liveblog is now live.
by Jane Fairfax
Mon May 26, 2014 10:38 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Modern World Tournament - Post-NSC Mirror
Replies: 135
Views: 50775

Re: Modern World Tournament - Post-NSC Mirror

Though I didn't play it, I am curious as to how this set got through in its present form after playtesting?
by Jane Fairfax
Sat Oct 05, 2013 8:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Michigan Fall Tournament at Brown, 10/5/13
Replies: 14
Views: 6336

Re: Michigan Fall Tournament at Brown, 10/5/13

Hey everyone! Thanks for a fantastic tournament; I was very nervous about getting it right, and I wanted to give gratitude to those who made it running this tournament much easier. First off, thanks to all the teams that came - I hope you were satisfied with the tournament's running. I apologize for...
by Jane Fairfax
Fri Oct 04, 2013 3:40 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Michigan Fall Tournament at Brown, 10/5/13
Replies: 14
Views: 6336

Re: Michigan Fall Tournament at Brown, 10/5/13

UMass has regretfully dropped, so there will now be two (rather vapid) house teams.
by Jane Fairfax
Wed Oct 02, 2013 10:39 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Michigan Fall Tournament at Brown, 10/5/13
Replies: 14
Views: 6336

Re: Michigan Fall Tournament at Brown, 10/5/13

Vassar's team has dropped and since there is no one left on the waitlist, the last spot will be filled by a house team. A note on schedule format: There will be three morning pools, with six teams in each pool. You will play a round robin in those pools before lunch. There will be a rebracket during...
by Jane Fairfax
Mon Sep 23, 2013 1:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Michigan Fall Tournament at Brown, 10/5/13
Replies: 14
Views: 6336

Re: Michigan Fall Tournament at Brown, 10/5/13

With Vassar's registration, field cap is full for now.
by Jane Fairfax
Mon Sep 23, 2013 11:41 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Michigan Fall Tournament at Brown, 10/5/13
Replies: 14
Views: 6336

Re: Michigan Fall Tournament at Brown, 10/5/13

Field cap bumped up to 18; we have one spot available!

EDIT: Miscounted the number of Harvard teams.
by Jane Fairfax
Sat Sep 21, 2013 7:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Michigan Fall Tournament at Brown, 10/5/13
Replies: 14
Views: 6336

Re: Michigan Fall Tournament at Brown, 10/5/13

With Penn's tentative registrations and Yale's registration, the field is now tentatively closed. Please e-mail if you are interested and we'll get back to you if the field cap rises enough to accommodate your team.
by Jane Fairfax
Sat Sep 21, 2013 5:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Michigan Fall Tournament at Brown, 10/5/13
Replies: 14
Views: 6336

Re: Michigan Fall Tournament at Brown, 10/5/13

Space for this tournament is filling up fast! Only four spots left. Register soon if you want a guaranteed spot.
by Jane Fairfax
Sun Sep 15, 2013 12:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Michigan Fall Tournament at Brown, 10/5/13
Replies: 14
Views: 6336

Re: Michigan Fall Tournament at Brown, 10/5/13

Current field:
(School, teams, buzzers, staffers)

Columbia: 1, 1, 1
MIT: 2, 1, 1
Dartmouth: 2, 1, 2
Williams: 2, 1, 0
Penn: 3, 1, 0
Yale: 3, 2, 1
Harvard: 2, 4, 0
Amherst: 1, 2, 0
House Teams: 2
by Jane Fairfax
Sun Sep 15, 2013 12:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Michigan Fall Tournament at Brown, 10/5/13
Replies: 14
Views: 6336

Michigan Fall Tournament at Brown, 10/5/13

This is the announcement for Brown's mirror of the Michigan Fall Tournament, to be held on October 5, 2013. The main announcement for MFT can be found here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=14484 . The tournament is being held in Wilson Hall (NOT the same building as J. Walter Wi...
by Jane Fairfax
Wed Mar 20, 2013 12:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Side Event: Schindler's Lit
Replies: 143
Views: 40055

Re: Side Event: Schindler's Lit

I'd be interested in playing.

EDIT: with Evan Pandya
by Jane Fairfax
Mon Apr 30, 2012 12:14 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Where Will You Be Going to College Next Year? 2011-12
Replies: 86
Views: 31452

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

im going to brown and prolly playin qb for at least a while
by Jane Fairfax
Sat Jan 28, 2012 8:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Huskie Bowl at NIU 28 Jan 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 9816

Re: Huskie Bowl at NIU 28 Jan 2012

I don't post much, but I feel it needs to be said that the quality of the set as presented was just awful. Thanks to NIU for hosting a well-run tournament, but the question set played like a very, very, very unpolished rough draft.
by Jane Fairfax
Thu Oct 20, 2011 11:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scobol Solo 10/22
Replies: 37
Views: 26241

Re: Scobol Solo 10/22

1. Usman Haseeb
2. Abid Haseeb
by Jane Fairfax
Wed Jun 29, 2011 9:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '11-'12
Replies: 211
Views: 38352

Re: Illinois '11-'12

The one with the power to vanquish the Dark Lord approaches ... born in Evanston, born as the first of Vivaldi's concertos rises in 1994 ... and the Dark Lord will mark him as his equal, but he will have power the Dark Lord knows not ... and either must die at the hand of the other for neither can l...
by Jane Fairfax
Fri Jan 28, 2011 10:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NIU Huskie Bowl 29 Jan 2011
Replies: 41
Views: 8741

Re: NIU Huskie Bowl 29 Jan 2011

One question: Has the set for tomorrow been power-marked?
by Jane Fairfax
Sun Jan 09, 2011 7:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '10 - '11
Replies: 296
Views: 59716

Re: Illinois '10 - '11

Having played those IHSA NAQT sets, I didn't think they were all that bad. They had notions of pyramidality and did a perfectly fine job with the bonuses, considering the flawed format.
by Jane Fairfax
Sun Nov 28, 2010 8:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Harvard Fall Mirror at Auburn (12/11/10)
Replies: 62
Views: 11653

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

Updated Field (as of 12/7/10) Auburn Boylan St. Ignatius Wheaton North Wheaton-Warrenville South - 2 Hinckley Big-Rock Culver (IN) -2 Carbondale Loyola Academy Stillman Valley IMSA - 2 New Trier Seven Lakes (Katy, TX) - 2 Keith Country Day School - 2 Buffalo Grove Stevenson - 2 Lisle Guilford Lisle ...
by Jane Fairfax
Sun Nov 28, 2010 8:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Harvard Fall Mirror at Auburn (12/11/10)
Replies: 62
Views: 11653

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

This is an announcement for the Midwest Mirror of the Harvard Fall Tournament being held at Rockford Auburn High School , taking place on Saturday, December 11, 2010. Unless we have a power outage due to a snow storm like we did two years ago, this tournament will be held at Auburn's Main Campus, on...
by Jane Fairfax
Mon Sep 27, 2010 9:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Separate 9th Grade Facilities
Replies: 6
Views: 1722

Re: Separate 9th Grade Facilities

I went to a Freshman Campus, and basically they just had about 3-4 practice sessions for freshmen only at the Freshman Campus, before integrating us into the F/S team at the Main Campus. I guess that's the best way to do it. They made it optional for us to go to varsity practices, and the committed ...
by Jane Fairfax
Thu Sep 16, 2010 12:28 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Jean-Baptiste Lully/CO Fine Arts Discussion
Replies: 7
Views: 1535

Jean-Baptiste Lully/CO Fine Arts Discussion

I guess since the set is posted, this is now open for discussion.
by Jane Fairfax
Sat Jul 24, 2010 10:30 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '10 - '11
Replies: 296
Views: 59716

Re: Illinois '10 - '11

Ninety-eighth post on these forums. I am Lloyd from Auburn and have been reading the board for a while and also posting on it for a long time. Here's a preview for Auburn this year. Abid- Obviously our second best player and likely 2nd team all stater at least. He pretty much gets every art question...
by Jane Fairfax
Thu Jul 22, 2010 8:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO Side Event: The Jean-Baptiste Lully Memorial
Replies: 275
Views: 97929

Re: CO Side Event: The Jean-Baptiste Lully Memorial

We would like to know which staffers have laptops.
by Jane Fairfax
Mon Jul 19, 2010 11:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Quotation Marks When Writing Questions
Replies: 9
Views: 1764

Re: Quotation Marks When Writing Questions

Is it recommended for moderators to do the quotation motion with their hands for those segments of questions, for emphasis?
by Jane Fairfax
Wed Jul 14, 2010 8:48 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO Side Event: The Jean-Baptiste Lully Memorial
Replies: 275
Views: 97929

Re: CO Side Event: The Jean-Baptiste Lully Memorial

The packet distribution will go something like this, if anyone was interested.

5 painting
5 music
2 miscellaneous
2 opera/ballet (the final distribution is not completely set in stone, but it will be about 0.6 ballet/1.4 opera)
1.8 film
1.5 architecture
1.5 sculpture
1. 2 jazz
by Jane Fairfax
Wed Jun 16, 2010 11:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: How should NAQT change its distribution for 2010-11?
Replies: 58
Views: 10873

Re: How should NAQT change its distribution for 2010-11?

It'd be really great to see an increase in fine arts, social science, and myth, with an equal decrease coming from trash and geography.
by Jane Fairfax
Sun Jun 13, 2010 11:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2010 NASAT question discussion
Replies: 16
Views: 3806

Re: 2010 NASAT question discussion

Who wrote the tossup completely on Filipino culture? Whoever did gets lots of kudos from me.

Lit and music, which is pretty much all I can comment on, was very good for the most part.
by Jane Fairfax
Thu Jun 10, 2010 8:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois and the National Quiz Bowl Scene
Replies: 47
Views: 5853

Re: Illinois and the National Quiz Bowl Scene

Computational math is disgusting. Get it out of solo. I am considering not coming back to defend my title next year solely due to the inclusion of computational math.
by Jane Fairfax
Thu Jun 03, 2010 6:06 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACE camp.
Replies: 21
Views: 3188

Re: ACE camp.

Also, what is the level of difficulty (in terms of quizbowl) of the classes/topics that are taught? Varies-at least with some of the literature classes I took, I was taught some obscure stuff that wouldn't be unusual as a third part of a hs nationals bonus. For me, ACE quizbowl camp is only margina...
by Jane Fairfax
Sun May 02, 2010 10:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '09-'10
Replies: 568
Views: 67841

Re: Illinois '09-'10

HSNCT: Auburn A: 3-7 Auburn B: 5-5 Carbondale: 4-6 Chatham Glenwood: 4-6 Chicago Latin: 5-5 Loyola:10-0, tourney champs New Trier: 3-7 OPRF: 4-6 Riverside Brookfield: 5-5 Stevenson:3-7 St. Ignatius: 0-10 Saint Viator: 8-2, 3 playoff wins Wheaton Warrenville South: 6-4, 1 playoff win New Berlin (assu...
by Jane Fairfax
Sun May 02, 2010 12:12 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACE camp.
Replies: 21
Views: 3188

Re: ACE camp.

We'll send people
by Jane Fairfax
Sat May 01, 2010 2:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO Side Event: The Jean-Baptiste Lully Memorial
Replies: 275
Views: 97929

Re: CO Side Event: The Jean-Baptiste Lully Memorial

Put my name down on the staffing list
by Jane Fairfax
Sat Apr 24, 2010 7:43 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO Lit 2010
Replies: 124
Views: 37431

Re: CO Lit 2010

I am no longer playing this solo. Instead I will play with Nolan Winkler
by Jane Fairfax
Thu Apr 22, 2010 10:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATROPHY at NIU: 4/24/10
Replies: 78
Views: 15653

Re: ATROPHY at NIU: 4/24/10

Looks like I'm playing in this art thing now.
by Jane Fairfax
Mon Apr 19, 2010 10:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO Lit 2010
Replies: 124
Views: 37431

Re: CO Lit 2010

I'll play.

EDIT: I think I'll just play solo, so I won't feel nervous about being too aggressive.
by Jane Fairfax
Tue Apr 13, 2010 6:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Spring Offensive at HSNCT (5/29/2010)
Replies: 217
Views: 75523

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Spring Offensive at HSNCT (5/29/2010)

Charley Pride wrote:Assuming I won't go home immediately after preliminary matches on Saturday, I'll play this with the inestimable Filip Milovanovic and possibly Lloyd and Abid.

EDIT: Spelling, LloyBid
Yeah I'm not gonna play in this, Zahed. I could read though, if I'm needed. I'm okay at reading.
by Jane Fairfax
Sat Apr 03, 2010 12:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: David Riley
Replies: 27
Views: 3631

Re: David Riley

Godspeed.
by Jane Fairfax
Mon Mar 22, 2010 8:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Fond Farewell II
Replies: 12
Views: 2646

Re: Fond Farewell II

Don't sell your own guys short Mr. Riley.