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by Manyo2
Fri Nov 06, 2009 2:57 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Vanderbilt ABC XXXVIII--11/7/2009
Replies: 67
Views: 11881

Re: Vanderbilt ABC XXXVIII--11/7/2009

I sent the email to Mr. Manker. The time listed there was a result of a miss-communication between me and Greg for which I was at fault. The registration times that had been previously given in the forum of 5:30-6 and 8:30-9 are the correct ones.
by Manyo2
Tue Mar 17, 2009 5:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Vanderbilt ABC XXXVII 3/21/09
Replies: 17
Views: 3985

Re: Vanderbilt ABC XXXVII 3/21/09

Here is the field as of now for ABC. There are 2 schools that may or may not be coming, but are not confirmed. There shouldn't be much change to this however. Varsity: Campbell County Columbia Central Dunbar-2 Ensworth Ezell-Harding Hoover-2 Hume-Fogg James Island Lincoln Co-2 MLK Ola-2 University S...
by Manyo2
Wed Feb 25, 2009 6:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Vanderbilt ABC XXXVII 3/21/09
Replies: 17
Views: 3985

Re: Vanderbilt ABC XXXVII 3/21/09

Additional info for ABC: Contact: our email if vuquizbowl.@yahoo.com as Matt stated earlier Fees: The tournament fee is $70.00 per team. See registration form for team registration details. Each buzzer set you bring is a $5.00 discount. Each competent reader you bring is a $15.00 discount - this dis...
by Manyo2
Wed Feb 04, 2009 8:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Vanderbilt ABC XXXVII 3/21/09
Replies: 17
Views: 3985

Re: Vanderbilt ABC XXXVII 3/21/09

Your school is cordially invited to participate in Vanderbilt's 37th Academic Bowl Contest on March 21, 2009. Because of your participation, ABC has been incredibly successful. We hold one of the largest and longest-running high school academic tournaments in the nation. We believe our tournament is...
by Manyo2
Mon Jan 19, 2009 3:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Penn Bowl 2009 Mirror (01/24) at Georgia Tech
Replies: 12
Views: 2257

Re: Announcement: Penn Bowl 2009 Mirror (01/24) at Georgia Tech

Just for clarification, Vanderbilt will be sending 2 teams.
by Manyo2
Thu Nov 06, 2008 5:17 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall at UTK 11/9/08
Replies: 33
Views: 7882

Re: ACF Fall at UTK 11/9/08

We'll be bringing one or two
by Manyo2
Mon Nov 03, 2008 8:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Vanderbilt ABC XXXVII 3/21/09
Replies: 17
Views: 3985

Vanderbilt ABC XXXVII 3/21/09

Vanderbilt ABC XXVII is scheduled to take place this spring on Saturday March 21. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Edited to reflect change in date
by Manyo2
Fri Oct 31, 2008 12:13 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Vanderbilt ABC XXXVI - Oct 31-Nov 1, 2008
Replies: 44
Views: 6497

Re: Vanderbilt ABC XXXVI - Oct 31-Nov 1, 2008

I did, I just skipped it on the update. Sorry about that
by Manyo2
Thu Oct 30, 2008 11:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Vanderbilt ABC XXXVI - Oct 31-Nov 1, 2008
Replies: 44
Views: 6497

Re: Vanderbilt ABC XXXVI - Oct 31-Nov 1, 2008

This is the final field update for tomorrow's festivities: Field update for ABC as of 10/15: Varsity: Apollo Ballard Brookwood Chatahoochee Danville Daviess Co Dorman-2 Dunbar-2 duPont Manual Eastern Edmonson Co. Ensworth Ezell-Harding Franklin Road Grayson Hume-Fogg James Island Johnson Central Laf...
by Manyo2
Tue Oct 28, 2008 6:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall at UTK 11/9/08
Replies: 33
Views: 7882

Re: ACF Fall at UTK 11/9/08

Scotti, I sent you an email yesterday about Vandy sending two teams, did you not get it?
by Manyo2
Tue Oct 14, 2008 2:32 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Vanderbilt ABC XXXVI - Oct 31-Nov 1, 2008
Replies: 44
Views: 6497

Re: Vanderbilt ABC XXXVI - Oct 31-Nov 1, 2008

Field update for ABC as of 10/15: Varsity: Apollo Chatahoochee-1 or 2 Daviess Co-2 Dorman-2 Dunbar-2 Edmonson Co. Ensworth Grayson James Island Marshall Co. Madisonville North-Hopkins Owensboro Paintsville Pikeville-2 Russell Sheldon Clark University School Walton-2 Webb White Station Woodford Co-2 ...
by Manyo2
Tue Sep 30, 2008 6:39 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT 3 Mirror at Vandy
Replies: 24
Views: 5307

Re: EFT 3 Mirror at Vandy

Field for EFT as of 9/30:

Definite:
Alabama-2 Teams
Bevil State CC-2 Teams
Georgia Perimeter 1-2 teams
Michigan-5 teams
Northeast Alabama CC-1 Team



There is also the possibility of a house team if readers permit and scheduling isn't impacted negatively
by Manyo2
Wed Sep 24, 2008 2:16 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT 3 Mirror at Vandy
Replies: 24
Views: 5307

Re: EFT 3 Mirror at Vandy

Mr. Bush,

Did you get the email that I sent out a few days back?
by Manyo2
Thu Sep 11, 2008 1:33 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT 3 Mirror at Vandy
Replies: 24
Views: 5307

Re: EFT 3 Mirror at Vandy

If a hs team wants to come, we'd love to have them. As far as open teams, I would agree with Matt on the whole newer players idea, so open teams probably wouldn't be a good idea unless we need one in order to make a round robin even out or something.
by Manyo2
Mon Sep 08, 2008 4:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT 3 Mirror at Vandy
Replies: 24
Views: 5307

Re: EFT 3 Mirror at Vandy

In case anyone was curious here is the list of teams that have expressed interest in attending:
Alabama 1-2 teams
Possibly UTC
Northeast MS CC
Bevill State CC
AUM
by Manyo2
Wed Jun 04, 2008 11:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT 3 Mirror at Vandy
Replies: 24
Views: 5307

EFT 3 Mirror at Vandy

This is the official announcement for Vanderbilt's mirror of the Early Fall Tournament 3, to be held on October 11, 2008. This event promises to be a solid, accessible tournament especially geared toward newer players. In keeping with other sites, here is the fee schedule: $100 base fee per team -$5...
by Manyo2
Thu Apr 17, 2008 8:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: What got you into Quizbowl?
Replies: 90
Views: 15051

Re: What got you into Quizbowl?

In Kentucky, we actually have elementary school quiz bowl. Since I started in 4th grade, I've actually been playing some form of this game for 11 years consecutively now, despite only being a sophomore in college. My primary 4th grade teacher was the coach, and got everybody in that grade to at leas...
by Manyo2
Mon Mar 24, 2008 7:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Vanderbilt ABC XXXV - April 5, 2008
Replies: 23
Views: 3773

Re: Vanderbilt ABC XXXV - April 5, 2008

The field has been updated again to reflect changes made in the last week. I have also changed the format in order to hopefully confuse people a bit less.
by Manyo2
Wed Mar 19, 2008 2:02 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Vanderbilt ABC XXXV - April 5, 2008
Replies: 23
Views: 3773

Re: Vanderbilt ABC XXXV - April 5, 2008

The field for the tournament has been updated, and I hope to continue this every week or so until the tournament itself.
by Manyo2
Mon Mar 17, 2008 2:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Please Critique These Questions
Replies: 24
Views: 3091

Re: Please Critique These Questions

I mostly just want to provide mad props for writing a Louisville basketball question. Good stuff.
by Manyo2
Sun Mar 09, 2008 3:49 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Vanderbilt ABC XXXV - April 5, 2008
Replies: 23
Views: 3773

Re: Vanderbilt ABC XXXV - April 5, 2008

If anyone is interested, here is a listing of teams registered as of 3/24: Varisty: Brindlee Mountain Campbell County Cookeville-2 duPont Manual Edmonson County Ezell-Harding Franklin Road Immaculate Conception-2? Itawamba-2 Hoover-2 Lafayette Lincoln County-2 McGavock Norcross Northmont Pikeville R...
by Manyo2
Mon Jul 02, 2007 5:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kentucky '07-'08
Replies: 184
Views: 48730

One problem with the LOTR "end of an age" theory regarding Manual: The "established coach" that you mention was only the head varsity quizbowl coach for one year (05-06). I'm not sure if people realize this or not, but duPont Manual has had four varsity head coaches-Sanders, McAdams, O'Bryan, and Tr...
by Manyo2
Wed Feb 21, 2007 9:40 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Road to Minneapolis: NAQT ICT bid prediction thread
Replies: 83
Views: 33868

Not to dispute that Georgia deserved to get in more than we did, because they did, but they didn't beat us twice I don't believe. We only played them once.
by Manyo2
Wed Sep 27, 2006 1:47 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Keeping Score In-Game
Replies: 36
Views: 12770

I kept score basically every game my last 3 years of hs and will most likely continue in college. It is extremely helpful to know the score, and my teammates were always very grateful to me for doing it. It never slowed me down nor did it ever impact my concentration that I could tell.
by Manyo2
Sun Jul 23, 2006 10:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kentucky 2006-2007
Replies: 164
Views: 61052

Sorry about that Papa. What I meant was that the state will pay to send the champion to NAQT, with any other teams that quailfy still being able to attend as well. Should have phrased that a little better.
by Manyo2
Sun Jul 23, 2006 1:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kentucky 2006-2007
Replies: 164
Views: 61052

You gotta find a coach first Daniel, and finding one who will travel, practice, and work like OB did, and McAdams before him, won't be easy. If you juniors show the initiative to get better, you have the tools no doubt. You just have to want it badly enough. Also, on the format debate, I tend to agr...
by Manyo2
Thu Jun 01, 2006 10:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kentucky 2006-2007
Replies: 164
Views: 61052

I'd tend to agree with Papa as far as that. The closest thing to a "dark horse" would probably be Ballard, since they were decent and they returned most of their team. That said, they'll be more of a threat to knock someone off in Gov Cup than do well at an NAQT tourney. In terms of the "Usual Suspe...
by Manyo2
Mon Apr 10, 2006 10:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT and PACE-Who's going to which?
Replies: 50
Views: 23482

As far as I know, we are going to attend both. We may send a 2nd team to NAQT, I'm not toally sure though.
by Manyo2
Sun Feb 26, 2006 6:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HS quiz bowl formality
Replies: 25
Views: 11686

Governor's Cup-format matches in Kentucky are VERY formal as compared to other places. In Kentucky, computers are used during the matches, which I haven't seen duplicated anywhere else. If you respond before the spotter says your name when it comes up on screen, the answer is ruled incorrect. There ...
by Manyo2
Mon Feb 06, 2006 4:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Univ of Virginia Cavalier Open III - Saturday 2006-02-18
Replies: 43
Views: 17675

Bigmac, are you sure that UVA and Dunbar are using the same set? We(duPont Manual) had intended on attending both, so this is of some interest to me/us. Can anybody from UVA or Dunbar confirm or deny this?
by Manyo2
Tue Jan 17, 2006 12:40 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kentucky 2005-2006
Replies: 27
Views: 14103

As far as the quick recall portion, Danville has impressed me the most. When they are on, they can be very, very good from what I have seen and heard. Dunbar and Russell can obviousy both bring it as well, although Dunbar usually suffers a bit in the Governor's Cup format as opposed to more pyramida...
by Manyo2
Wed Dec 14, 2005 7:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Best quiz bowl/academic schools?
Replies: 51
Views: 25994

ASimPerson,

I understand that my former teammate Albert Yu is with with your team in some capacity, I would guess DII. Is he by any chance one of the freshmen you speak of?
by Manyo2
Sun Dec 11, 2005 8:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Dorman Cavalier Challenge - January 7, 2006
Replies: 20
Views: 9691

No, I'm not the coach. I'm almost certain that you are thinking of the match we played against you guys in the JV quarterfinals two years ago at Dorman. I was the captain of that team and and I still am. I remember that game very well, since we had to come back from about three questions down to sen...
by Manyo2
Sat Dec 10, 2005 11:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Dorman Cavalier Challenge - January 7, 2006
Replies: 20
Views: 9691

I didn't realize that we weren't registered but dupont Manual is making the trip
by Manyo2
Wed Dec 07, 2005 9:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois 05-06
Replies: 742
Views: 280544

Alex did place third at the Maryville ACE Camp in ss for what its worth.
by Manyo2
Thu Nov 17, 2005 7:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kentucky 2005-2006
Replies: 27
Views: 14103

As far as conference standings, I really can't say other than that we(Manual) haven't lost, although our conference isn't exactly Murderer's Row. Having said that, Ballard has some ability, and if they get a favorable draw at state, they could make some noise. I hadn't seen Russell prior to last wee...
by Manyo2
Sat Nov 12, 2005 12:34 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Best Powers
Replies: 161
Views: 68939

I agree with the sentiments, it was probably the best one that I've played in so far in HS.
by Manyo2
Tue Nov 08, 2005 9:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Best Powers
Replies: 161
Views: 68939

From last year's Dunbar tournament on the deciding question versus Solon:
"His journey began and ended at the Reform Club.." Buzz: "Fogg"
Not exactly mind-blowing, but good given the situation.
by Manyo2
Sun Aug 28, 2005 12:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Governor's Cup
Replies: 21
Views: 10753

To take up for Dunbar in response to CrimeandPunishment, they beat us in a pre-NAQT scrimmage this past year. Also, prior to last year we hadn't beaten them in a long time at the varsity level, not the other way around
by Manyo2
Sun Aug 28, 2005 12:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kentucky 2005-2006
Replies: 27
Views: 14103

Not that I'm aware of, although we may see them at the Dunbar tournament or at state I guess.
by Manyo2
Thu Aug 25, 2005 3:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Governor's Cup
Replies: 21
Views: 10753

dupont Manual (Manyo is an alternate way of saying manual)
by Manyo2
Wed Aug 24, 2005 5:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Governor's Cup
Replies: 21
Views: 10753

As far as the quick recall portion of it, I haven't seen anyone play, so its pretty wide open at this point. Now as far as the overall, including written assesments and FPS, it will probably come down to dupont, Dunbar, and Russell. My main basis for this is that these schools traditionally do the b...
by Manyo2
Thu Aug 18, 2005 5:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Computational math...Illinois and elsewhere
Replies: 35
Views: 21798

1. In the Kentucky state format, math is on an equal plane with SS, Lit, and Sci and the question distribution of math is roughly equal to those three. 2. I don't think that there is a ton of computational calc in KY, altho it does come up once in a while. 5. I wish KY would descrease their level of...
by Manyo2
Wed Aug 03, 2005 4:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kentucky 2005-2006
Replies: 27
Views: 14103

Kentucky 2005-2006

School is starting in 2 weeks and quiz bowl teams across the state will start their seasons soon after. So on that note, what are your thoughts on Bluegrass quiz bowl for the coming year?
by Manyo2
Wed Jul 27, 2005 12:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Middle Grades/Jr. High Quizbowl
Replies: 43
Views: 21092

Kentucky has a fairly active state-sponsored middle school circuit.
by Manyo2
Thu Jun 23, 2005 12:08 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Predictions for Next Year
Replies: 66
Views: 31699

Dupont, as mentioned above, definetely loses a good deal to graduation. Abhinav was obviously big and we also lose Albert from the A team who was a key contributor. We return our second and third leading scorers from NAQT as well as another junior who was on our B team which performed pretty well th...
by Manyo2
Mon May 30, 2005 12:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Panasonic
Replies: 96
Views: 47334

Kentucky will be represented by this year's state Quick Recall Champions Pikeville.
by Manyo2
Sat May 28, 2005 8:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HS Seniors Bound for College Thread
Replies: 155
Views: 75468

Senior, he's the one going to Duke.
by Manyo2
Sat May 28, 2005 7:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HS Seniors Bound for College Thread
Replies: 155
Views: 75468

Although I personally am not going anywhere due to being a junior, at DuPont we're sending one each to:
Penn
Brown
Princeton
Duke
Ga. Tech
Amherst (I think)
Davidson(I think)
by Manyo2
Wed Apr 27, 2005 5:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT HSNCT field discussion
Replies: 154
Views: 79665

The big notable absence for me is us (DuPont) because I thought we were registered. As far as I know we are going and bringing two teams. Dunbar and a couple of other KY schools not listed are going as far as I know.