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by joenguyen90
Mon Jan 30, 2012 2:40 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash IV at Northwestern (2/12/12)
Replies: 46
Views: 17668

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

As you may have heard, our version of Penn Bowl Trash went poorly today. The quality of our work was not up to our standards of our previous tournaments. I would understand if you would be deterred from showing up at a mirror of our tournament, but we will make the best efforts to improve this year'...
by joenguyen90
Mon Jan 30, 2012 2:30 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash IV (Jan. 29th)
Replies: 29
Views: 8694

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash IV (Jan. 29th)

Hello everyone, Oh, boy. Where to begin? I must say that I feel like the worst person in the world right now. I am absolutely heartbroken over the fact that we couldn't host a tournament that met the standards that we had established in previous years. I put in a lot of hard work, lost a lot sleep a...
by joenguyen90
Sat Jan 28, 2012 11:23 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash IV (Jan. 29th)
Replies: 29
Views: 8694

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash IV (Jan. 29th)

It will be a 9 AM start for the tournament tomorrow. Meet in Williams Hall.
by joenguyen90
Mon Jan 23, 2012 5:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash IV (Jan. 29th)
Replies: 29
Views: 8694

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash IV (Still on Jan. 29th!!!)

Last call for anyone interested in playing Penn Bowl Trash this Sunday. For teams that already registered, let me know the final count of teams/buzzers/mods that you are bringing ASAP.
by joenguyen90
Fri Jan 20, 2012 4:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash IV (Jan. 29th)
Replies: 29
Views: 8694

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash IV (POSTPONED)

Perhaps this postponement was too hasty. I was VERY worried that only two schools had shown interest in playing with about a week left before PBT4, and because reserving rooms for hosting at Williams Hall is not cheap, I did not want to squander what was left of our meager funds due to a former quiz...
by joenguyen90
Fri Jan 20, 2012 12:46 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash IV (Jan. 29th)
Replies: 29
Views: 8694

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash IV (POSTPONED)

Apologies to those who have already shown interest in attending Penn Bowl Trash on Jan. 29th, but we will likely postpone hosting our tournament at UPenn to a later date that better accommodates all teams interested in playing. This postponement should not affect the sites that have asked to mirror ...
by joenguyen90
Wed Jan 11, 2012 3:02 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash IV (Jan. 29th)
Replies: 29
Views: 8694

ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash IV (Jan. 29th)

Hello all! Sorry for the fairly late announcement, but as is tradition, we will host our fourth annual house-written trash tournament on Sunday, January 29, 2012. This will be held the day after Penn Bowl. This tournament will be a regular difficulty trash tournament that should be accessible to cas...
by joenguyen90
Thu Mar 10, 2011 9:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash III General Discussion
Replies: 18
Views: 2341

Re: Penn Bowl Trash III General Discussion

Repeats- McEnroe was one. Another I have not seen mentioned here is that in one round (I think round 8), there was a toss-up on Jessica Alba, whose give-away mentioned that she played The Invisible Woman in "The Fantastic Four", and then the very next round had a bonus part on "The Invisible Woman"...
by joenguyen90
Sun Feb 13, 2011 7:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/13/11
Replies: 52
Views: 11627

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/13/11

The tournament saw George Mason (8-1) and Delaware Chance (8-1) face off in a one-game final with Delaware Chance winning. Thanks to everyone that showed up and helped out with the tournament. I hope that everyone enjoyed this year's Penn Bowl Trash and hope that other teams will play this tournamen...
by joenguyen90
Sat Feb 12, 2011 11:49 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/13/11
Replies: 52
Views: 11627

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/13/11

Logistics: We will be holding Penn Bowl Trash at the same location as Penn Bowl proper, in Williams Hall on 36th and Spruce Street. We plan on starting 9 AM, so please meet in the main lobby area of Williams Hall at 8:30 AM so we can have registration and buzzers set up in the rooms. If you have any...
by joenguyen90
Thu Feb 10, 2011 1:19 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/13/11
Replies: 52
Views: 11627

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/13/11

Confirmed Field Update as of 2/9/11: Teams: Maryland (2 teams, ? buzzers) NYU (1 team, ? buzzers) Villanova (1 team, 1 buzzer) Delaware (2 teams, 1 buzzer) George Mason (1 team, 1 buzzer) Free Agents: Gene Stoye This will probably be the last call for all teams and free agents who are interested in ...
by joenguyen90
Sun Feb 06, 2011 8:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/13/11
Replies: 52
Views: 11627

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/13/11

DumbJaques wrote:Hey, Maryland should have two teams for sure.
It has been updated above.
by joenguyen90
Sun Feb 06, 2011 12:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/13/11
Replies: 52
Views: 11627

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/13/11

Just out of curiosity, what are the expected start and end times of the tournament? We would definitely love to play in this, but we also have a bit of a drive on Sunday. We expect a 9 AM start with a 3 PM end to prelims, assuming that everything runs smoothly. If you need to leave early, we have a...
by joenguyen90
Sat Feb 05, 2011 11:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/13/11
Replies: 52
Views: 11627

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/13/11

Hello everyone, here is a confirmed field update as of today: Teams: Alabama (1 team, ? buzzers) Maryland (2 teams, ? buzzers) NYU (1 team, ? buzzers) Villanova (1 team, 1 buzzer) Delaware (2 teams, 1 buzzer) Free Agents: Gene Stoye If you're still interested in playing or if you're interested in mi...
by joenguyen90
Wed Feb 02, 2011 12:23 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/13/11
Replies: 52
Views: 11627

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/13/11

Cooper98 wrote:I'd love to play in this. I just don't want to screw things up by having to leave early.
We can always have a house team fill in for you if you leave early.
by joenguyen90
Tue Feb 01, 2011 8:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/13/11
Replies: 52
Views: 11627

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/13/11

What time does this start on Sunday? Our plane leaves at 430. So I'm not sure if we will be able to play or not. We plan to start at 9 AM. Ideally, if everyone shows up on time and everything runs smoothly (30 min. rounds and one hour lunch), prelims should end at 3 PM. Of course, a planned schedul...
by joenguyen90
Tue Feb 01, 2011 7:39 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/13/11
Replies: 52
Views: 11627

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/13/11

In terms of difficulty, how comparable will this be to TERP that was played earlier this year? Penn Bowl Trash is at regular difficulty, which is roughly the same level as TERP (easy-to-regular). Perhaps the later rounds may skew towards a slightly higher difficulty, but Ben and I tend to emphasize...
by joenguyen90
Mon Jan 31, 2011 6:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/13/11
Replies: 52
Views: 11627

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/13/11

Hello everyone, Two quick announcements: - The Penn Bowl Trash Mirror at Berry College is expected to be moved to Cedar Shoals High School in Athens, GA to be held sometime in mid-March. I am sure that more specifics about this will be posted later. - As for Penn Bowl Trash at UPenn on Feb. 13th, we...
by joenguyen90
Mon Jan 24, 2011 5:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TrashMasters at UT-Chattanooga 12/4/2010
Replies: 17
Views: 3733

Re: TrashMasters at UT-Chattanooga 12/4/2010

Can the packets be posted yet? I don't see any announced mirrors of this on the forum, and I would very much like to see how this tournament was.
by joenguyen90
Thu Jan 13, 2011 11:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/13/11
Replies: 52
Views: 11627

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/13/11

Here is a list of sites that have expressed their interest in mirroring Penn Bowl Trash so far: Berry College Northwestern University Univ. of Minnesota-Morris Univ. of Washington Please contact me if any of the above information is incorrect. We are more than willing to hear requests from other sit...
by joenguyen90
Wed Dec 15, 2010 6:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/13/11
Replies: 52
Views: 11627

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/13/11

The writers (Ben and I) did not plan on including lames at this tournament, and because more quizbowlers are averse to having lames at Trash tournaments, it is very unlikely that we will have them the day of Penn Bowl Trash. That said, we will emphasize difficulty distribution (easy-medium-hard) on ...
by joenguyen90
Sat Dec 11, 2010 10:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/13/11
Replies: 52
Views: 11627

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/13/11

ATTENTION: DATE CHANGED TO FEBRUARY 13th, 2011 Because Penn Bowl will be moved a week earlier to February 12th, Penn Bowl Trash will also move up one week to SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 13th, 2011. Please disregard the first announced date, as FEBRUARY 13th will be the date on which this will be held. Sorry f...
by joenguyen90
Fri Dec 10, 2010 3:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/13/11
Replies: 52
Views: 11627

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/19/11

ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/19/11 Hello all! We are proud to announce that UPenn will be hosting its third annual house-written trash tournament on Sunday February 19, 2011. I assume that this is supposed to be Sunday February 20, 2011? Thanks for catching that. The change has been ...
by joenguyen90
Fri Dec 10, 2010 2:40 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/13/11
Replies: 52
Views: 11627

ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/13/11

ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/13/11 Hello all! We are proud to announce that UPenn will be hosting its third annual house-written trash tournament on Sunday February 13, 2011. This will be held the day after Penn Bowl. This tournament will be a regular difficulty trash tournament that...
by joenguyen90
Wed Oct 27, 2010 12:40 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: DATE CHANGE: TERP (Maryland Fall Trash) 10/31/10
Replies: 44
Views: 8706

Re: DATE CHANGE: TERP (Maryland Fall Trash) 10/31/10

As of now, UPenn will only be sending one team.
by joenguyen90
Mon Mar 01, 2010 4:01 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash II Discussion
Replies: 79
Views: 10534

Re: Penn Bowl Trash II Discussion

The only advice I would have for next year's packets is that some of the bonuses were really easy, there wasn't really a hard part on a good few of them. If people can cite some specific examples of this, that would be really helpful. Also, if there were any answer lines that people either enjoyed ...
by joenguyen90
Sun Feb 28, 2010 4:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash II Discussion
Replies: 79
Views: 10534

Re: Penn Bowl Trash II Discussion

I enjoyed this set as well as the rest of my team. The only foibles I found were that there were a few questions where the powermark came way too early. When the set is uploaded, I may find a few more questions that had this issue, but Heidi Montag (size H breasts clue) and Appalachian State (Dexte...