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by nvraptor
Tue Jan 24, 2012 3:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MSU's Ninth Annual Rube Goldberg Invitational (1/21/12)
Replies: 15
Views: 4978

Re: MSU's Ninth Annual Rube Goldberg Invitational (1/21/12)

Even though I wasn't at this tournament,I must say kudos to "Central." It'll be nice to have another competitive team in the area other than the usual suspects for Michigan. 20 ppb for a team that is a relative newcomer is great. We've been waiting far too long to make an appearance in the Michigan...
by nvraptor
Sun Jan 22, 2012 5:02 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: Motivating Teammates
Replies: 6
Views: 3257

Re: Motivating Teammates

Your story sounds a great deal like mine. I wasn't as motivated as you are now in middle school, but I wish I had been. Here's some advice I can give. 1. Find more people who would be interested in Quiz Bowl in high school. There'll inevitably be more people, so you'll most likely find people from o...
by nvraptor
Sun Jan 22, 2012 4:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Michigan 2011-12
Replies: 76
Views: 23396

Re: Michigan 2011-12

This is a rather old discussion, but I'd like to chime in with my own experiences. Northville is a school that doesn't go to any extra tournaments or invitationals, and our "practices" consist of a once-a-week, hour-long session where the coach reads non-pyramidal questions out of a twenty-year-old ...
by nvraptor
Sat Oct 29, 2011 9:06 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: Talking to the coach
Replies: 7
Views: 2900

Talking to the coach

Some background: I'm a senior now at a school that never put a whole lot of competitive emphasis on its Quiz Bowl program. The coaches are relatively lax about it. Our practices are both short and infrequent, but a friend and I started to study and practice on our own a few years back. Now, our team...