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by Boeing X-20, Please!
Tue Jun 11, 2013 3:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '13-'14
Replies: 143
Views: 63766

Re: Illinois '13-'14

I don't know why nobody is mentioning Loyola. I mean, after all, we have Coach of the Year nominee Matt Laird who is clearly responsible for all of our success since 2007-2008. I mean from telling us that the bus leaves half an hour earlier than it does so that I don't screw up us attending a tourna...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Tue Dec 18, 2012 10:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Niles West BDAT Mirror in Skokie, IL (1/5/13)
Replies: 28
Views: 17271

Re: Niles West BDAT Mirror in Skokie, IL (1/5/13)

I just sent you an email - I'll staff for Loyola if you're still in need.
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Mon Dec 17, 2012 10:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Interdisciplinary/Mixed Questions
Replies: 15
Views: 4135

Re: Interdisciplinary/Mixed Questions

I only find these to be annoying if they are really contrived. Could you give an example? Possibly the worst tossup I've ever heard in a live game was an NAQT tossup with the answer line of "Where have all the Cowboys gone?" It contained clues about "possible answers to THIS question" drawn from se...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kickoffs
Replies: 37
Views: 6770

Re: Kickoffs

jonah wrote:Bloomington stats: prelims playoffs combined
Bradley-Bourbonnais A presumably had 9 bonuses heard in the first round.
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Thu Nov 08, 2012 3:55 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '12-'13
Replies: 153
Views: 66415

Re: Illinois '12-'13

IMSA will win every single thing NAQT, probably uncontestedly and by large margins; Loyola will be the best mACF team at least at the beginning of the year tournaments, IMSA will be second but certainly have the capability to challenge and overcome Loyola, especially as the year progresses since IMS...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Tue Nov 06, 2012 2:11 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2012 Discussion
Replies: 61
Views: 10199

Re: ACF Fall 2012 Discussion

Regarding things I wrote or edited... 1. One theory about this formation is that it was built to align with the summer solstice sunset. For 10 points each: [10] Name this 411 meter long archaeological formation that features a spiral tail and an open mouth. ANSWER: Great Serpent Mound [10] The buil...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sat Oct 27, 2012 11:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: The Future
Replies: 38
Views: 6570

Re: The Future

Whatever team fees charged by the school are now mainly collected by the school itself, and what's leftover is only enough for conference costs (meaning a potentially lackluster season). This isn't a call to arms against our district, don't get me wrong (things happen when a district is ~$7 million...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sat Oct 27, 2012 4:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wake-Up Call III at Northwestern (10/27/12)
Replies: 16
Views: 7433

Re: Wake-Up Call III at Northwestern (10/27/12)

You have seemingly uploaded playoffs stats to both the playoffs and middle school link.
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Tue Sep 18, 2012 2:36 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: QUARK 9/29
Replies: 30
Views: 17081

Re: QUARK 9/29

The tournament will be held at Mason Hall. We might not be able to get into the room until 10am, but we'll see what can be done regarding that (or we might just start then) Just in case it was skipped over in your update (sorry if it wasn't), do you have any further information or know when we'll g...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Tue Aug 07, 2012 12:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '12-'13
Replies: 153
Views: 66415

Re: Illinois '12-'13

Not to brag or anything, but Barrington should be pretty good, as 3 guys come in as Freshman, who were all on the Barrington Prairie team, that were the State Champions last year and 7th in the nation. We three guys, me (Jacob West), Bryce Cai and Sawyer Smith, all bring different things to the tab...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Tue Jul 03, 2012 8:33 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: Qub - A Multiplayer Quiz Bowl Reader
Replies: 37
Views: 15158

Re: Qub - A Multiplayer Quiz Bowl Reader

Kwang the Ninja wrote:In Chrome it justs negs you every time you buzz in.
As Jacob is referring to under your post, you have to type "buzz [the answer]" instead of "buzz" then type "[the answer]".
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sat Jun 16, 2012 9:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 NASAT: June 16-17 at Ohio State
Replies: 112
Views: 33545

Re: 2012 NASAT: June 16-17 at Ohio State

Fred wrote:Records carry over tomorrow.
This means completely, not just intra-bracket, correct? i.e. California is 11-1, New York is 10-2, we're 9-3, and Georgia is 8-4 as opposed to California being 2-1, New York being 1-2, is being 1-2, and Georgia being 2-1?
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Tue Jun 12, 2012 5:03 am
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Odd Ways of Learning Things
Replies: 174
Views: 122484

Re: Odd Ways of Learning Things

a joke about the use/mention distinction wrote:Learned about the Jallianwala Bagh massacre and General Dyer (who was a third bonus part at NSC) from a rap song.
Dude, Das Racist like the black quarterback.
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Mon Jun 11, 2012 9:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PACE NSC 2012 "going to hell" protest resolution
Replies: 29
Views: 14276

Re: PACE NSC 2012 Set Discussion

I cannot speak to all of your experience, Coach Powers, as I was not there for 100% of the events you described, but as you know I was for a good 80%+. I will also provide my account so that where the ambiguity came into play can be better ascertained for both giving more information to Coach Powers...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Fri Jun 01, 2012 7:30 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CAHLFS Trash @HSNCT (5/26)
Replies: 50
Views: 19616

Re: CAHLFS Trash @HSNCT (5/26)

Charbroil wrote:Hey, I've sent a couple of emails (to Matt and Morgan) about mirroring this over the summer, with no response. Could someone get back to me on those?
You can almost certainly do this! I will make sure they have gotten these and will respond to you about fee structure/other things of that nature.
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Mon May 28, 2012 8:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 NSC: June 9-10 at Washington University in St. Louis
Replies: 106
Views: 162266

Re: 2012 NSC: June 9-10 at Washington University in St. Louis

Mike Bentley wrote:
Khanate wrote:What will the distribution (and subdistribution) be?
It will be largely similar to last year, although the specifics will be announced at a later date.
Was this announcement made?
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Mon May 28, 2012 1:04 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CAHLFS Trash @HSNCT (5/26)
Replies: 50
Views: 19616

Re: CAHLFS Trash @HSNCT (5/26)

Stats are mostly up now temporarily at http://hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/841 until the finals are added and any other necessary changes are made (and I can get Morgan to upload them to their actual db page as opposed to this one). The top 2 from each prelim bracket advanced to the top bracket, mi...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sat May 26, 2012 1:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CAHLFS Trash @HSNCT (5/26)
Replies: 50
Views: 19616

Re: CAHLFS Trash @HSNCT (5/26)

CAHLFS will begin at 8pm on the Atlanta Conference Center level of the hotel. We ask that teams arrive at 7:45pm if possible so we can draw brackets and get things started. We will post the exact rooms and meeting place when we get to Atlanta in a few hours. Also, this will cost $10 per person, if t...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Thu May 24, 2012 1:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BHSAT General Thoughts and Discussion
Replies: 35
Views: 12046

Re: BHSAT General Thoughts and Discussion

Oh and also Chimney Sweep is not the same thing as Chimney Sweeper. The first is from SO Innocence, the latter from Experience, and the first should definitely be acceptable as an answer. We ran into this exact same problem on 2011 Regs where only Sweep was accepted, so we made sure to say Sweep th...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Mon May 14, 2012 6:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Midwest Championship at Northwestern (5/19/12)
Replies: 52
Views: 21224

Re: Midwest Championship at Northwestern (5/19/12)

Was joke. Also perhaps shows the inherent stupidity in having an online poll where you can't even see who voted?
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Mon May 14, 2012 6:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Midwest Championship at Northwestern (5/19/12)
Replies: 52
Views: 21224

Re: Midwest Championship at Northwestern (5/19/12)

Eric Huff wrote:Dorman votes for pools followed by round robin playoffs (Option B).
Also preferring the second option, I suggest this counts for 4 votes, 1 for each of Dorman's players.
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Mon Apr 30, 2012 2:28 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO History Doubles: 7/22/2012
Replies: 131
Views: 40095

Re: CO History Doubles: 7/22/2012

I will also probably staff this.
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun Apr 29, 2012 1:03 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATROPHY 3 @ Northern Illinois University (4/28/12)
Replies: 52
Views: 19346

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

TheDoctor wrote:
Boeing X-20, Please! wrote:Stats: Half-games are currently put in as whole games
A half game counts as a full win. Check the TUH in the round; half packet games will have 10 rather than 20.
You are correct, indeed!
Sure enough, the scoresheet agrees. Did you get here late?
Kind of; I was moving my car.
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun Apr 29, 2012 12:48 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATROPHY 3 @ Northern Illinois University (4/28/12)
Replies: 52
Views: 19346

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

Thank you for running a great tournament, unfortunate that once again we did not really have enough packets to do proper final stuffz, but what are you going to do. Pretty much everything went well on the day, and I got to hear most of two good sets in a day, which cannot be said often. Stats: Half-...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun Apr 08, 2012 12:56 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: YMIR- Mythology tournament- 6/9/12 at PACE
Replies: 62
Views: 25865

Re: YMIR- Mythology tournament- 6/9/12 at PACE

I'd be interested in playing this.
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Mon Apr 02, 2012 4:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: GUERRILLA IV - Chicago, IL - Saturday, 3/31
Replies: 57
Views: 20682

Re: GUERRILLA IV - Chicago, IL - Saturday, 3/31

We beat Eric.
EDIT: Ike beat Eric.
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun Apr 01, 2012 11:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Where Will You Be Going to College Next Year? 2011-12
Replies: 86
Views: 31362

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

Fred wrote:Kentucky.
Are you going to be able to replace both Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, or will Kentucky drop in your rankings?
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun Apr 01, 2012 10:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Where Will You Be Going to College Next Year? 2011-12
Replies: 86
Views: 31362

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

I will most likely be attending and playing for Northwestern or Chicago next year.
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun Apr 01, 2012 2:05 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Michigan State History Bowl and Bee at DCC (3/31/12)
Replies: 3
Views: 1391

Re: Michigan State History Bowl and Bee at DCC (3/31/12)

Edward Powers wrote:Any news from Michigan on today's Bee & Bowl?
Facebook indicates DCC won the bowl and Bobby Dorigo-Jones and Collin Parks from DCC took 1 and 2 in the bee.
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sat Mar 24, 2012 1:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '11-'12
Replies: 211
Views: 38212

Re: Illinois '11-'12

Tristan Willey also technically did it, bringing this year's count to 4. It's also interesting that Marcel "took a gap year". I wonder how prevalent that is. Yeah, silly me. I was thinking Tristan and Dylan were still sophomores (hence my 2014 thing) and thus didn't check far back enough for Trista...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sat Mar 24, 2012 11:49 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '11-'12
Replies: 211
Views: 38212

Re: Illinois '11-'12

I think it will be interesting to see how much the phenomenon of 3-time All-States rises as we now play good quizbowl and there are abundant study resources, which perhaps makes it easier to either identify good players earlier or allow more people to become good earlier, seeing as the only person t...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun Feb 26, 2012 10:43 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Peaceful Resolution at Chicago (3/3/2012)
Replies: 82
Views: 21047

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

Can I please get some more details about the logistics of this tournament, such as when and where we are supposed to meet? Thanks.
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sat Feb 25, 2012 8:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois NAQT State Championship @ Fenton HS, 2/25/2012
Replies: 22
Views: 5146

Re: Illinois NAQT State Championship @ Fenton HS, 2/25/2012

King of Carrot Flowers wrote:When we left, Auburn and IMSA A were about to play a final with Auburn having the advantage. Carbondale took third. One of New Trier, IMSA B, and Loyola took fourth.
I heard Auburn won the final against IMSA A, and we beat IMSA B to take 4th*. New Trier was presumably 6th, then.
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun Feb 05, 2012 10:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DAFT III Mirror - hosted by Belvidere North
Replies: 40
Views: 9649

Re: DAFT III Mirror - hosted by Belvidere North

Even if you're not done with all the stats, you could at least post the prelims stats right now seeing as you claimed to have completed rounds 1-5 (i.e. the prelims).
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Fri Jan 27, 2012 3:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tournament Overload
Replies: 33
Views: 4767

Re: Tournament Overload

I think another thing that we could definitely do is just stretch out the schedule more. Seeing as most teams that go to tournaments anyway have move past holding up IHSA State as the end-all tournament, we could definitely use the months of March/April/May more than we currently do. For example, we...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sat Jan 21, 2012 10:43 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Sir Dupre Memorial Tournament - 1/21/12
Replies: 48
Views: 14642

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

1. Illinois Maine South Academy (7-1) 2. Romnation (6-2) 3. Colby (6-2) 4. Cahlfsifornication (4-4) 5. RIJ Against the Mach-Ian/The Wastelanders (4-4) 6. BAMFs (3-5) 7. Bear Jaw LaRoue (2-6) 8. B.A. (0-8) In a surprising turn of events, Colby did not win this tournament despite putting up a tourname...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun Jan 15, 2012 10:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RAVE @ Rockford Auburn, 2/4/12
Replies: 32
Views: 24075

Re: RAVE @ Rockford Auburn, 2/4/12

Riot In Cell Block Nine wrote:Minor field update has been made. Obviously, we're going to need more teams if this is going to actually happen. If you're interested, let us know!
Oh hey, I don't know why this hasn't been said already. Some Loyola or "non-Loyola" contingency will be there.
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Mon Jan 09, 2012 2:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12
Replies: 71
Views: 23207

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

Tournament structure will be as follows (if we have 36 teams): We will have six pools of six in the morning, where each team will play five matches. Teams will then be rebracketed for the afternoon matches based on their placement (based on record, then points per game) within their pool, with pool...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sat Jan 07, 2012 11:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Niles West BDAT Mirror at Skokie, IL (1/7/12)
Replies: 30
Views: 7614

Re: Niles West BDAT Mirror at Skokie, IL (1/7/12)

Thanks to Aaron for running a great first-time tournament, finishing 10 rounds by 5 pm as is standard practice for a tournament with more experienced staff. For anyone who didn't notice, awesome statkeeper Kristin Strey has had stats posted since immediately after the tournament ended at http://www....
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Wed Jan 04, 2012 11:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DAFT III Mirror - hosted by Belvidere North
Replies: 40
Views: 9649

Re: DAFT III Mirror - hosted by Belvidere North

mr_basque wrote:Slow. Hoping to finish today, Being a special ed teacher, finals are ..... challenging.
Any idea when you hope to get stats for this tournament finished?
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Mon Dec 19, 2011 1:05 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New Trier Varsity: ELEGANT — 12/17/2011 (Winnetka, IL)
Replies: 74
Views: 28537

Re: New Trier Varsity: ELEGANT — 12/17/2011 (Winnetka, IL)

I believe Michael from Carbondale was 1/0/0 against us, rather than 12/0/0 as a typo would indicate.

EDIT: Or 1/2/0
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sat Dec 17, 2011 7:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Online Skype Practice League - Round 4
Replies: 48
Views: 13875

Re: Online Skype Practice League - Round 4

Ian Torres would like to claim a spot and sign up for this. He'll e-mail you soon.
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun Dec 04, 2011 11:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: On-going Season Rankings V2.0 - Herp Derp
Replies: 255
Views: 86826

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

Pszczew wrote:
Gus Honeybun wrote:Loyola was missing it's 2nd, 3rd, and 5th scorers (it was 5v5) at Auburn's HFT mirror, as noted in that thread.
How useful is the data if it's 5v5?
Pretty useful seeing as a 5th player usually does not make that much of a difference (there are sometimes exceptions, but not usually).
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun Dec 04, 2011 10:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: The IHSSBCA Website
Replies: 9
Views: 1406

Re: The IHSSBCA Website

* this seems to show that some IL tournaments do use HSQB DB; While it is true that some do, that's like 2 of 8+ tournaments that have uploaded their stats (both being run by colleges) on there and your ACF Fall Mirror isn't even included on the IHSSBCA page since it was a college tournament. Also,...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun Dec 04, 2011 10:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DAFT III Mirror - hosted by Belvidere North
Replies: 40
Views: 9649

Re: DAFT III Mirror - hosted by Belvidere North

Can I get a field update for this?
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun Dec 04, 2011 9:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: The IHSSBCA Website
Replies: 9
Views: 1406

Re: The IHSSBCA Website

Also, in a topic unrelated to stats but related to the IHSSBCA Website, what should be done about this moderator certification test? It's clearly just incredibly outdated and only applicable for IHSA, as well as moderator certification cards are now how one really gets certified. Should it just be r...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun Dec 04, 2011 9:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: The IHSSBCA Website
Replies: 9
Views: 1406

The IHSSBCA Website

Now, obviously the IHSSBCA Website is very helpful for a number of reasons that are not statistics-related, such as the newsletter, calendar, etc. However, I think the Tournament Central's hosting of statistics has become fairly obsolete due to the Tournament Database linked to at the top of this pa...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun Dec 04, 2011 6:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: On-going Season Rankings V2.0 - Herp Derp
Replies: 255
Views: 86826

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

Loyola was missing it's 2nd, 3rd, and 5th scorers (it was 5v5) at Auburn's HFT mirror, as noted in that thread.
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sat Dec 03, 2011 11:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Harvard Fall Mirror at Rockford Auburn 12/3/11
Replies: 36
Views: 8861

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

Stats: prelims playoffs overall Unfortunately, all the playoff rounds are missing bonus data, and all the playoff rounds except the finals are missing tossup data — that is, rounds 6–9 have only match scores entered. I have asked Ms. Greene via email what will be done, if anything, to rectify this....