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by adosreme
Thu Oct 24, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 7446

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2019

We've been trying to get in touch with you for the Canadian mirror to get an exception for a player who would otherwise have to play solo to join an open team instead. Can someone help us with this?
by adosreme
Fri Sep 20, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: TOEJAM III (Video Games, Fall 2020)
Replies: 2
Views: 1424

Re: TOEJAM III (Video Games, Fall 2020)

Has 2017 TOEJAM II been posted anywhere? Is there a way that I can get a copy of it?
by adosreme
Thu Sep 19, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Video: British Student Quiz Championships 2019 Final
Replies: 3
Views: 1819

Re: Video: British Student Quiz Championships 2019 Final

The Abydos Helicopter wrote:
Thu Sep 19, 2019 1:38 pm
adosreme wrote:
Thu Sep 19, 2019 1:10 pm
I love your questions! Was this a housewritten set?
This was a Briticized version of SCT
I always like your localized content when we mirror Oxford and Cambridge Opens in Canada.

This was a very exciting match!
by adosreme
Thu Sep 19, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Video: British Student Quiz Championships 2019 Final
Replies: 3
Views: 1819

Re: Video: British Student Quiz Championships 2019 Final

I love your questions! Was this a housewritten set?
by adosreme
Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: FOGEY 2019 Set
Replies: 1
Views: 1343

FOGEY 2019 Set

Do you know who I can contact about possibly getting a copy of this set? I only see the one announcement of a mirror on this forum.

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
by adosreme
Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: MacVanity VI at McMaster - July 6th, 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 3224

Re: MacVanity VI at McMaster - July 6th, 2019

kanenguyen9 wrote:
Sat Jul 06, 2019 10:58 pm
And for Mixtape, $120 was raised and will end up going to the Greater Lansing Food Bank!
The final total for this was actually $90 since Erik and I wrote packets for this.
by adosreme
Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Practices, Scrimmages, Online Packets, and Playtesting
Topic: NSC 2019 All-Star Game
Replies: 7
Views: 3462

Re: NSC 2019 All-Star Game

Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode wrote:
Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:30 pm
on the other hand calling it a pack is not!
Nah it's fine.
by adosreme
Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)
Replies: 73
Views: 20719

Re: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)

Hi everyone. I’ll be reading GOLBEZ in the Discord next Wednesday night, June 12, at 9pm Eastern. After that, I’ll be posting the set to the archives. Err--there are still side events that would potentially like this to run (i.e. NYC Open, if it does happen). Sorry for not pinging you, but I didn't...
by adosreme
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: 2019 Canadian Player Poll
Replies: 44
Views: 12911

Re: 2019 Canadian Player Poll

People discussing quizbowl-related things is what the quizbowl discussion forum is for. I don't believe a semantics debate was the kind of quizbowl discussion that this thread was created to facilitate. That is immaterial. On this the board rules are clear (emphasis mine): As a result of the above,...
by adosreme
Sat Mar 23, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: Mixtape: A Guerrilla Popular Music Event for Charity
Replies: 43
Views: 10712

Re: Mixtape: A Guerrilla Popular Music Event for Charity

I can't commit for sure yet, but send me a template and I'll work on questions for this.

Edit: I'll commit to writing a pack.
by adosreme
Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: No Banter, Please at Toronto (November 4th, 2018)
Replies: 3
Views: 3418

Re: No Banter, Please at Toronto (November 4th, 2018)

I strongly, strongly recommend that people mirror this tournament. It is extremely well-written (with a few hiccups here and there as virtually every tournament will inevitably have) and occupies a nice place probably midway between regular and super ACRONYMs difficulty-wise. As a warning, it does c...
by adosreme
Sun Oct 21, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: JCD II Announcement (Moved to December 1st, 2018)
Replies: 7
Views: 4728

Re: JCD II Announcement (Moved to December 1st, 2018)

I'm making plans to come down for this. Are there teams that could use an extra teammate?
by adosreme
Wed Jul 04, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)
Replies: 17
Views: 5509

Re: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)

I just wanted to confirm that day 1 will be packets 1-10 and day 2 11-20? This is important as some of us already played the first half of the tournament (1-12) at a live site.

edit: our plan would be to have Rein solo the rounds on 11 and 12 then join him afterwards
by adosreme
Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:13 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT Online Mirror
Replies: 27
Views: 7336

Re: NASAT Online Mirror

Can we play just one day or the other?
by adosreme
Sun Jun 03, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Carleton University Summer QB Weekend (June 9-10, 2018)
Replies: 2
Views: 1638

Re: Carleton University Summer QB Weekend (June 9-10, 2018)

I am coming up for this and don't have a team. I am looking for teammates.
by adosreme
Tue May 08, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: ACRONYM 11 @ HSNCT - Friday Night
Replies: 35
Views: 15999

Re: ACRONYM 11 @ HSNCT - Friday Night

aelrah wrote: Available together or split, and overall a delight to all who have ever met us
Can confirm
by adosreme
Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Best Film Player
Replies: 44
Views: 19389

Re: Best Film Player

While I always submit a film question to try and remedy this, the opera and ballet lobby is strong. Assuming the tournament divides Other Arts evenly between Auditory and Visual within each packet (which virtually every well-edited tournament does), it is simply not possible for film to get pushed ...
by adosreme
Wed Mar 14, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Best Film Player
Replies: 44
Views: 19389

Re: Best Film Player

It's a shame that Regs only had 2 films tossups (1 of we we couldn't play because UF wrote it IIRC) because Ophirstats has the potential to end these sort of debates in the future. It's going to be exciting to see the potential it has. While I always submit a film question to try and remedy this, t...
by adosreme
Mon Mar 05, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Cal's Mid-Spring Tournament @ UMD (3/3/18)
Replies: 15
Views: 7347

Re: Cal's Mid-Spring Tournament @ UMD (3/3/18)

A big thanks to Weijia for organizing this tournament and to all the staffers too for powering through an extremely long day even though they looked positively exhausted by the end of it.

We had a lot of fun and would definitely come to UMD for qb again should we should our paths cross in the future!
by adosreme
Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SMT Open Online Test Mirror (2/24)
Replies: 41
Views: 12540

Re: SMT Open Skype Test Mirror (2/24)

Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to play this set! It was a lot of fun and I definitely recommend it 100% to anyone who can make it to a physical mirror.
by adosreme
Sun Feb 18, 2018 6:53 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SMT Open Online Test Mirror (2/24)
Replies: 41
Views: 12540

Re: SMT Open Skype Test Mirror (2/24)

First, let me mention that I appreciate your running this mirror and allowing us the opportunity to play it. That said, A couple days before the tournament, if there's no 10th team signed up, we will split what Jordan and I decide is the strongest team into two teams so we won't have byes Maybe it w...
by adosreme
Thu Feb 08, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SMT Open Online Test Mirror (2/24)
Replies: 41
Views: 12540

Re: SMT Open Skype Test Mirror (2/24)

For what it's worth, Skype had trouble recognizing the microphone on my headset but Discord was fine.
by adosreme
Thu Feb 01, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: WAO II@ The Internet
Replies: 23
Views: 7490

Re: WAO II@ The Internet

Progcon wrote:Feel free to Paypal me if the fees are low. If not, you can pay me in cash at like Nats or something.
Awesome! I don't think there are any fees for you when I send from a Canadian account to a US one (the one I pay is pretty negligible iirc).
by adosreme
Thu Feb 01, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: WAO II@ The Internet
Replies: 23
Views: 7490

Re: WAO II@ The Internet

You can shift me if you want. Based on the UMD CMST thread, it appears that Michael and I overlap quite a bit anyway.

Edit: Harris, is it okay if I Paypal you the money? I only have Canadian cheques and we don't have Venmo up here.
by adosreme
Sun Jan 28, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Cal's Mid-Spring Tournament @ UMD (3/3/18)
Replies: 15
Views: 7347

Re: Cal's Mid-Spring Tournament @ UMD (3/3/18)

Some Canadians are considering making the trip down for this. I'll let you know once we get all our ducks in a row.
by adosreme
Tue Jan 02, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: WAO II@ The Internet
Replies: 23
Views: 7490

Re: WAO II@ The Internet

I'm interested in this if anyone wants to team up
by adosreme
Thu Sep 14, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT Open Test Mirror (9/16)
Replies: 16
Views: 6174

Re: EFT Open Test Mirror (9/16)

Sorry for the short notice, but would it be too late for me to join one of the still shorthanded teams?
by adosreme
Mon Aug 21, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT Weekend at Valencia College (August 19th)
Replies: 34
Views: 13984

Re: NASAT Weekend at Valencia College (August 19th)

I'd like to add my voice to the praise above. Thanks Chris and the rest of my teammates for letting me play with them. Thanks to all the readers and scorekeepers who gave up their time to staff this tournament. Thanks to Peter for the wonderful job he did keeping everything running smoothly all day....
by adosreme
Tue Aug 08, 2017 12:20 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2017 @ University Of Toronto (Aug. 12, 2017)
Replies: 13
Views: 6968

Re: VETO 2017 @ University Of Toronto (Aug. 12, 2017)

tl;dr of logistics email: - your packets are due by noon Friday, please get them in - there will be a free agent team so long as it makes the field a nice number - tournament control is SS1084 and round 1 starts at 9am. Don't be late! - Seven-round round robin then two round playoff. Lunch around no...
by adosreme
Tue Aug 08, 2017 12:19 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2017 @ University Of Toronto (Aug. 12, 2017)
Replies: 13
Views: 6968

Re: VETO 2017 @ University Of Toronto (Aug. 12, 2017)

Copy paste of the logistics email: I'd like to thank you all for your interest in playing VETO 2017! As we're less than a week away, here are the things that you'll need to know for this weekend: PACK SUBMISSION I'd first like to remind you that your packets are due by noon on Friday, August 11 (noo...
by adosreme
Mon Jul 31, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2017 @ University Of Toronto (Aug. 12, 2017)
Replies: 13
Views: 6968

Re: VETO 2017 @ University Of Toronto (Aug. 12, 2017)

Samir Mechel from Westmount is looking for teammates. Is there any team that has room for him?

Edit: Eric Smith is also looking for a team to join. If you have room and don't mind taking either of them, please let me know.

Edit 2: Dean Ah Now is also looking for a team.
by adosreme
Mon Jul 31, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2017 Div I ICT Mirror at Toronto (July 29th, 2017)
Replies: 14
Views: 5809

Re: 2017 Div I ICT Mirror at Toronto (July 29th, 2017)

On Sunday we ended up playing the Chuck Berry Memorial tournament (won by Ian Greig) and 4 rounds of FLOREAT (which we played in a hybrid team/individual format since there weren't many people playing). Here are links to the scoresheets for the two events:

Chuck Berry
FLOREAT
by adosreme
Thu Jul 27, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT Weekend at Valencia College (August 19th)
Replies: 34
Views: 13984

Re: NASAT Weekend at Valencia College (August 19th)

ValenciaQBowl wrote:I think I have a seat for you, Aaron, if you want to play with me and Stan Young (coach at Chipola College in Florida). But there are other options, too. Follow your bliss!
Yes, I'd love to play on your team. Thank you very much!
by adosreme
Thu Jul 27, 2017 12:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT Weekend at Valencia College (August 19th)
Replies: 34
Views: 13984

Re: NASAT Weekend at Valencia College (August 19th)

bradleykirksey wrote:With that said, Peter dropped his team anyways so that he could focus on TD-ing so that shouldn't be a problem.
And with that, I'm guess that means I'm looking for people to play with. Is there a team that would be willing to take me in?
by adosreme
Thu Jul 27, 2017 8:17 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2017 @ University Of Toronto (Aug. 12, 2017)
Replies: 13
Views: 6968

Re: VETO 2017 @ University Of Toronto (Aug. 12, 2017)

Aaron Manby (ironmaster) wrote:I will read Kate's side event.

Ian's et al. are unable to come with him, so the team is going to be Jay, Ian, Peter, and myself.
Okay perfect. Updated.
by adosreme
Wed Jul 26, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2017 @ University Of Toronto (Aug. 12, 2017)
Replies: 13
Views: 6968

Re: VETO 2017 @ University Of Toronto (Aug. 12, 2017)

Side event update: Kate Kohn has allowed us to run her trash side event, Kate Kohn's Colossal Conundrum, so we (pending volunteers to read) will be doing this after VETO concludes.
by adosreme
Wed Jul 26, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2017 Div I ICT Mirror at Toronto (July 29th, 2017)
Replies: 14
Views: 5809

Re: 2017 Div I ICT Mirror at Toronto (July 29th, 2017)

Arch Stanton wrote:How amenable would Paul/Erik/everyone be to running Chuck Berry Saturday night, either before or after SINS? (Mostly asking out of a selfish desire to not have to book a hotel room for Saturday night.)
I won't be there Saturday.
by adosreme
Wed Jul 19, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT Weekend at Valencia College (August 19th)
Replies: 34
Views: 13984

Re: NASAT Weekend at Valencia College (August 19th)

Is there a field cap? I'm interested in attending but still have to finalize things regarding teammates
by adosreme
Mon Jul 10, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2017 @ University Of Toronto (Aug. 12, 2017)
Replies: 13
Views: 6968

Re: VETO 2017 @ University Of Toronto (Aug. 12, 2017)

Just a reminder that there is just over a month until this tournament! If you are interested in playing, please send me an email with your registration!
minusfive wrote:Is the Trans Canada match happening?
It is not.
by adosreme
Mon Jul 10, 2017 8:13 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2-day HSNCT Mirror @ Toronto (July 8th-9th, 2017)
Replies: 18
Views: 7163

Re: 2-day HSNCT Mirror @ Toronto (July 8th-9th, 2017)

I hope all the players enjoyed FTP 2. It was not as polished as I would have liked, but I would encourage all players to give me constructive feedback. I decided to head FTP 2 after hearing comments from players about FTP 1, so I'd love to hear what people thought. Hopefully many good buzzes were h...
by adosreme
Fri Jul 07, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: First One Hunna Days (Election 2016) **UPDATE** read OP
Replies: 47
Views: 18946

Re: First One Hunna Days (Election 2016) **UPDATE** read OP

We're planning to run this as a side event at the Toronto HSNCT mirror and still have not received the packets. Would someone be able to send them to us or get us in touch with the authors of this set? I am the author! PM me your email and I'll send it to you ASAP I got your email. Thanks a bunch!
by adosreme
Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: First One Hunna Days (Election 2016) **UPDATE** read OP
Replies: 47
Views: 18946

Re: First One Hunna Days (Election 2016) **UPDATE** read OP

We're planning to run this as a side event at the Toronto HSNCT mirror and still have not received the packets. Would someone be able to send them to us or get us in touch with the authors of this set?
by adosreme
Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:07 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: PACENSC ~ A Pokemon Side Event
Replies: 53
Views: 22416

Re: PACENSC ~ A Pokemon Side Event

We're planning to run this as a side event at the Toronto HSNCT mirror tomorrow and haven't received the packets yet. Would someone be able to send them to us/get in touch with the authors for us?

Edit: Got this one. Thanks a bunch!
by adosreme
Fri May 05, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Oxford American Tournament 2017 (OAT)
Replies: 14
Views: 7804

Re: Oxford American Tournament 2017 (OAT)

As far as I know, the Canadian site is still waiting for the packets for our mirror tomorrow and our TD is starting to get worried. If someone could send them to Joe Su, that would very much appreciated.

edit: I've been informed that we now have the set. Thanks, NYU!
by adosreme
Fri May 05, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2017 @ University Of Toronto (Aug. 12, 2017)
Replies: 13
Views: 6968

Re: VETO 2017 @ University Of Toronto (Aug. 12, 2017)

Aaron Manby (ironmaster) wrote:What is the target difficulty of this tournament? In previous years the guideline was "SCT D1"
The difficulty guideline is again SCT D1.
Aaron Manby (ironmaster) wrote:but it wasn't really followed.
You know how it is...
by adosreme
Fri May 05, 2017 11:27 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2017 @ University Of Toronto (Aug. 12, 2017)
Replies: 13
Views: 6968

VETO 2017 @ University Of Toronto (Aug. 12, 2017)

On behalf of the University of Toronto Academic Trivia club, I will be TDing the 2017 edition of VETO East at Toronto. We'll be doing a few things differently than the Vancouver mirror this year, but never fear! The spirit of VETO that you know and love (or have different strong feelings about) is s...
by adosreme
Thu Mar 23, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Cambridge Open 2017 (CamO)
Replies: 9
Views: 5771

Re: Cambridge Open 2017 (CamO)

I would recommend its being played "as is" at US mirrors, if anyone is interested to do so. We have had reports in two years now of flawed attempts at Americanisation of OOT; why not take a British set and just play it, cricket questions and all, just as Brits have done often with US sets? I'm alwa...
by adosreme
Thu Mar 23, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2017 Early Fall Tournament (EFT)
Replies: 20
Views: 13650

Re: EFT 2017 Announcement

I assume the other 3/3 is fine art?
by adosreme
Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: Fight the Power: A Hip-Hop Tournament
Replies: 32
Views: 16328

Re: Fight the Power: A Hip-Hop Tournament

I played this at the Canadian mirror this weekend. It was a very enjoyable tournament! Thanks for writing it!