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by Frauny Von Smiley
Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: WAO II & Delta Burke @ VCU (02/17/2018; Richmond, VA)
Replies: 23
Views: 8128

Re: WAO II & Delta Burke @ VCU (02/17/2018; Richmond, VA)

Regarding Delta Burke:

We currently have two teams interested, but need a minimum of four teams to run it. If interested, please sign up.
by Frauny Von Smiley
Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: WAO II & Delta Burke @ VCU (02/17/2018; Richmond, VA)
Replies: 23
Views: 8128

Re: WAO II & Delta Burke @ VCU (02/17/2018; Richmond, VA)

ALSO:

Please register using the provided form if you have not done so already.
by Frauny Von Smiley
Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: WAO II & Delta Burke @ VCU (02/17/2018; Richmond, VA)
Replies: 23
Views: 8128

Re: WAO II & Delta Burke @ VCU (02/17/2018; Richmond, VA)

Current field:

Delaware
Gettysburg
W&M x 2
UVA
VCU house team
by Frauny Von Smiley
Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: WAO II & Delta Burke @ VCU (02/17/2018; Richmond, VA)
Replies: 23
Views: 8128

Re: WAO II & Delta Burke @ VCU (02/17/2018; Richmond, VA)

As of right now, the field consist of:

Delaware
Gettysburg
by Frauny Von Smiley
Wed Jan 24, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: WAO II & Delta Burke @ VCU (02/17/2018; Richmond, VA)
Replies: 23
Views: 8128

Re: WAO II & Delta Burke @ VCU (02/17/2018; Richmond, VA)

To register for this tournament, please fill out the form. If you have any questions, please feel free to email me and I will get back to you as soon as possible.
by Frauny Von Smiley
Fri Apr 15, 2016 7:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals - University of Michigan, 04.16-17.2016
Replies: 104
Views: 50539

Re: ACF Nationals - University of Michigan, 04.16-17.2016

Could anyone provide any guidance on where to park?
by Frauny Von Smiley
Fri May 08, 2015 8:16 pm
Forum: Scheduling reform
Topic: Individual Writers Seeking Projects to Join, Post Here
Replies: 11
Views: 7910

Re: Individual Writers Seeking Projects to Join, Post Here

I'd like to work on something this summer. I can write history, lit, religion, myth, and some social science.
by Frauny Von Smiley
Thu Apr 23, 2015 11:33 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Postseason Poll
Replies: 21
Views: 8772

Re: Postseason Poll

Does anybody happen to know what teams were playing shorthanded at either tournament?

William & Mary was missing Alex Frey at ICT and James Cole at Nats, so we didn't have our full A team at either.
by Frauny Von Smiley
Thu Apr 09, 2015 12:15 am
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Your Lowest Point
Replies: 64
Views: 40762

Re: Your Lowest Point

ACF Nationals 2010, which was my first. I negged a tossup on asexual reproduction with "binary fission." While this doesn't seem like a bad neg, the clue I buzzed in on began with something along the lines of "Sharks that undergo this process..."
by Frauny Von Smiley
Tue Apr 07, 2015 5:20 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open 2015 - August 8th
Replies: 53
Views: 33661

Re: VCU Open 2015 - August 8th

I can guarantee that I will be playing this beyond any metaphysical doubt.
by Frauny Von Smiley
Sun Mar 01, 2015 10:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/2015)
Replies: 75
Views: 35401

Re: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/20

I'll look into all of this. I've been running on little sleep the past few days so it's entirely possible that I made a few mistakes.
by Frauny Von Smiley
Sun Mar 01, 2015 9:01 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/2015)
Replies: 75
Views: 35401

Re: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/20

After being tied going into a one game final, team 35 Tons of Fake Egyptian Butter (Eric Douglass, Jacob O'Rourke, Jake Sundberg, and Rama Rangaraju) defeated team The Bread of Our Generation (Benji Nguyen and Ben Zhang) to win the tournament.

I am working on stats right now.
by Frauny Von Smiley
Sat Feb 28, 2015 4:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/2015)
Replies: 75
Views: 35401

Re: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/20

The tournament information will be sent out later today.

I still need email addresses from Ben Zhang, Corry Wang, Kevin Wang, Hidehiro Anto, and Jonathan from Rutgers. I am also missing Jonathan from Rutgers' Skype ID.
by Frauny Von Smiley
Fri Feb 27, 2015 3:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/2015)
Replies: 75
Views: 35401

Re: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/20

Current Field

Team 1: Tejas, Kenji, Mike, Doug

Team 2: Jacob, Jake, Nick, Rama

Team 3: Jason Chang, Corry, Kevin, Hideohiro

Team 4: Dylan, Alejandro, Jonathan, Sid

Team 5: Benji, Ben

Possible solo team of Jason Thompson
by Frauny Von Smiley
Fri Feb 27, 2015 2:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/2015)
Replies: 75
Views: 35401

Re: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/20

At the moment we have five teams registered, so if there is anybody who wishes to register at the last minute that would be enormously helpful. Did you get my email/are you counting the team of me + Ben Zhang among these five? If so, we can drop to even out the field if a sixth team doesn't registe...
by Frauny Von Smiley
Fri Feb 27, 2015 1:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/2015)
Replies: 75
Views: 35401

Re: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/20

At the moment we have five teams registered, so if there is anybody who wishes to register at the last minute that would be enormously helpful.
by Frauny Von Smiley
Thu Feb 26, 2015 10:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/2015)
Replies: 75
Views: 35401

Re: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/20

I still require the Skype ID of the following people who I am under the impression are still playing:

Eric Mukherjee
Evan Adams
Ben Zhang
Jason Thompson
by Frauny Von Smiley
Tue Feb 24, 2015 12:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/2015)
Replies: 75
Views: 35401

Re: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/20

This is just a reminder for all players to send me an email with their Skype IDs. I need both an email address and the Skype IDs from everybody, as well as at least one phone number per team. Please get this information to me as soon as possible. As stated above, my email address is scsmiley AT emai...
by Frauny Von Smiley
Mon Feb 23, 2015 6:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/2015)
Replies: 75
Views: 35401

Re: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/20

historical pun wrote:
Vissi d'arte wrote:Shoot, I didn't see this before now. If this is still being run as an open tournament, is it too late to sign up to play this?
Same here.
Since it would help even out the schedule I will allow a sixth team.
by Frauny Von Smiley
Sun Feb 22, 2015 3:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/2015)
Replies: 75
Views: 35401

Re: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/20

The Man Whose Pharynx Was Bad wrote:isn't 4 + 1 supposed to be 5 though?
Yes, mistake fixed.
by Frauny Von Smiley
Sun Feb 22, 2015 2:08 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/2015)
Replies: 75
Views: 35401

Re: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/20

This is a last call for interest in the online mirror. If no more teams or persons express interest, I would recommend that the remaining free agents consolidate into a team, leaving us with a field of 5.
by Frauny Von Smiley
Mon Feb 16, 2015 5:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/2015)
Replies: 75
Views: 35401

Re: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/20

Field and Free Agent list updated to reflect changes.
by Frauny Von Smiley
Fri Feb 13, 2015 5:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/2015)
Replies: 75
Views: 35401

Re: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/20

The Predictable Consequences wrote:
Frauny Von Smiley wrote:

Teams should also send me an email with the email addresses of all members and their Skype ID no later than February 22nd.
Unless Douglas Yetman is Doug's evil twin, he's already in the field.
Thank you. Sometimes I am bad at doing things.
by Frauny Von Smiley
Fri Feb 13, 2015 5:08 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/2015)
Replies: 75
Views: 35401

Re: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/20

Current Field Team 1: Tejas, Raje Kenji Golimlim, Doug Yetman and Mike Bentley Team 2: Jacob O'Rourke, Jake Sundberg, Nick Conder and Rama Rangaraju Team 3: Jason Chang, Corry Wang, Kevin Wang, Hideohiro Anto Team 4: Jasper Lee, Sid Dogra, Rohith Nagari, Dylan Minarik Free Agents Eric Mukherjee Ben...
by Frauny Von Smiley
Thu Feb 05, 2015 6:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: George Oppen at U. Maryland (21 Feb. 2015)
Replies: 51
Views: 33994

Re: George Oppen at U. Maryland (21 Feb. 2015)

I sent in an email expressing an interest to register for this if there is still space but I received no response.
by Frauny Von Smiley
Mon Feb 02, 2015 1:15 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/2015)
Replies: 75
Views: 35401

Re: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/20

The Two Hearts of Kwasi Boachi wrote:
Frauny Von Smiley wrote:This tournament will cost $50 to play. Teams that provide a moderator will receive a $15 discount.
Is this $50 per team or per person? This doesn't affect my willingness to play, I'm just curious.
$50 per team. I will edit the post to make this clear.
by Frauny Von Smiley
Sun Feb 01, 2015 4:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/2015)
Replies: 75
Views: 35401

Re: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/20

the charm wrote:Is the Online edition of this tournament going to be open? Either way I might be interested.
It will be run as an open tournament.
by Frauny Von Smiley
Sun Feb 01, 2015 3:37 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/2015)
Replies: 75
Views: 35401

Re: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/20

The online mirror of this tournament will be held on Sunday March 1st, 2015. I am aware that there high school tournaments taking place the previous day, but all the possible dates that I see have this issue. This tournament will cost $50 per team to play. Teams that provide a moderator will receive...
by Frauny Von Smiley
Tue Jan 27, 2015 12:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/2015)
Replies: 75
Views: 35401

Re: Announcement: Oxford Open North America (01/17/2015)

The Quest for the Historical Mukherjesus wrote:Any word on that online mirror?
I will have a date for it by this weekend.
by Frauny Von Smiley
Thu Jan 22, 2015 2:55 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Oxford Open 2015: General Discussion
Replies: 23
Views: 2861

Re: General Discussion

cwRsync wrote:So outside of the tossup on Manny Ramirez, which I assume replaced a cricket tossup, were any other tossups or bonuses replaced?
Yes, and all of the non-replacement questions that I wrote I obviously wrote with a North American audience in mind.
by Frauny Von Smiley
Thu Jan 22, 2015 12:20 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Oxford Open 2015: General Discussion
Replies: 23
Views: 2861

Re: General Discussion

Since Andrew mentioned outside-the-box questions, I was wondering if there were any particular questions that stood out as being good, creative ideas.
by Frauny Von Smiley
Thu Jan 15, 2015 1:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/2015)
Replies: 75
Views: 35401

Re: Announcement: Oxford Open North America (01/17/2015)

Due to the number of tournaments this spring, running a physical version of this tournament at the main site seems unlikely. As an alternative we would like to run this as a Skype tournament at a discounted rate. At the moment I am looking at all dates from late January to May to see what could feas...
by Frauny Von Smiley
Mon Jan 12, 2015 12:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/2015)
Replies: 75
Views: 35401

Re: Announcement: Oxford Open North America (01/17/2015)

The William & Mary site for this tournament is going to be postponed. In the event that we cannot find a suitable date for a physical mirror, this will be run as a Skype tournament. I will post more information about this relatively soon.
by Frauny Von Smiley
Sun Jan 04, 2015 3:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/2015)
Replies: 75
Views: 35401

Re: Announcement: Oxford Open North America (01/17/2015)

Right now that is the case. Anybody who wishes to hold a mirror in an area where there isn't a nearby site is more than welcome to contact me. Additionally: if there aren't enough teams for the W&M site, the tournament will be postponed and will either be run at a later date, or run as a Skype tourn...
by Frauny Von Smiley
Tue Dec 30, 2014 6:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/2015)
Replies: 75
Views: 35401

Re: Announcement: Oxford Open North America (01/17/2015)

We are still looking for mirrors across the country, with only the Mid-Atlantic and Canada sites currently claimed. If you are interested in hosting a mirror, please PM or email me.
by Frauny Von Smiley
Fri Dec 05, 2014 7:15 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/2015)
Replies: 75
Views: 35401

Re: Announcement: Oxford Open North America (01/17/2015)

Is there a possibility for an online mirror of this tournament? I'd like to get a crack at the set even if a conveniently located mirror doesn't spring up. There absolutely is if there are people who want to host one. I'm not sure if I'll have the time to host a regular site and then an online mirr...
by Frauny Von Smiley
Tue Nov 18, 2014 10:05 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/2015)
Replies: 75
Views: 35401

Re: Announcement: Oxford Open North America (01/17/2015)

With the exception of Canada (where as I understand details are still being worked out), we are still looking for mirrors of all sites.
by Frauny Von Smiley
Mon Nov 10, 2014 4:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: DEES at University of Maryland, 11/22
Replies: 16
Views: 8927

Re: DEES at University of Maryland, 11/22

William & Mary also has a team registered for this I believe.
by Frauny Von Smiley
Wed Oct 22, 2014 3:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/2015)
Replies: 75
Views: 35401

Re: Announcement: Oxford Open North America (01/17/2015)

After receiving some helpful feedback, William & Mary will be running this as a regular, closed tournament.
by Frauny Von Smiley
Mon Oct 20, 2014 1:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/2015)
Replies: 75
Views: 35401

Announcement: Oxford Open North America Online (03/01/2015)

William & Mary is pleased to announce Oxford Open (North America), a regular difficulty tournament which will be run on January 17th, 2015, and is available to be mirrored on or after that date. The tournament will be written by Oxford University with contributions by William & Mary. There are two i...
by Frauny Von Smiley
Sun Oct 19, 2014 1:23 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2014-15 Schedule Discussion
Replies: 64
Views: 28936

Re: 2014-15 Schedule Discussion

An official announcement about the North American version of Oxford Open being held on MLK weekend should happen in the next day or two. If you are interested in hosting a mirror, send me an unofficial statement of interest, or you can wait for the announcement and submit a bid.
by Frauny Von Smiley
Mon Oct 06, 2014 5:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2014-15 Schedule Discussion
Replies: 64
Views: 28936

Re: 2014-15 Schedule Discussion

William & Mary would like to announce Oxford Open for February 28th. Are there any objections to this? The announcement for STIMPY only stated that they were looking to run the set during the first two weeks of March. This is the date of VHSL Scholastic Bowl states being held at your very school, a...
by Frauny Von Smiley
Mon Oct 06, 2014 3:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2014-15 Schedule Discussion
Replies: 64
Views: 28936

Re: 2014-15 Schedule Discussion

William & Mary would like to announce Oxford Open for February 28th. Are there any objections to this? The announcement for STIMPY only stated that they were looking to run the set during the first two weeks of March.
by Frauny Von Smiley
Thu Sep 11, 2014 9:33 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2014-15 Schedule Discussion
Replies: 64
Views: 28936

Re: 2014-15 Schedule Discussion

Has there been any update on whether or not MUT will be happening?
by Frauny Von Smiley
Sat Sep 06, 2014 4:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Preseason Poll
Replies: 108
Views: 45219

Re: Preseason Poll

The Predictable Consequences wrote:At the very least, W&M will be fearsome at College History Bowl.
A bold prediction.
by Frauny Von Smiley
Sat Sep 06, 2014 12:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Preseason Poll
Replies: 108
Views: 45219

Re: Preseason Poll

If voting were to be pushed back, I think it would make sense to wait until some tournaments have actually been run. The only real advantage I can imagine to voting in the first or second week of September is that it would allow people to know if certain freshmen/previously dormant players were show...
by Frauny Von Smiley
Thu Sep 04, 2014 7:37 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: PADAWAN at VCU (Richmond, VA) - 10/04/2014
Replies: 10
Views: 4278

Re: PADAWAN at VCU (Richmond, VA) - 10/04/2014

Can we get an update on the field?