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by SunWukong
Sat Jan 25, 2014 7:39 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SUBMIT @ Brown, 1/25/14
Replies: 15
Views: 4678

Re: SUBMIT @ Brown, 1/25/14

Congratulations to Yale A, who cleared the field, and to MIT A, Columbia, and Harvard who tied for second. Stats can be found here:

http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... all_games/

Feel free to E-mail me any corrections.
by SunWukong
Sat Oct 05, 2013 6:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Michigan Fall Tournament at Brown, 10/5/13
Replies: 14
Views: 6336

Re: Michigan Fall Tournament at Brown, 10/5/13

Congraulations to the Penn A team, which cleared the field. Harvard A and Yale A tied for second place.

Stats are also up:

Prelims:
http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... s/prelims/

Combined:
http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... /combined/
by SunWukong
Fri Mar 22, 2013 7:08 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT Mirror at Yale (3/30/13)
Replies: 18
Views: 6617

Re: MUT Mirror at Yale (3/30/13)

Unfortunately, this tournament falls during our spring break, so Brown will not be able to attend.
by SunWukong
Wed Feb 27, 2013 7:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: WIT at Harvard (3/9/13)
Replies: 7
Views: 2196

Re: WIT at Harvard (3/9/13)

Brown is interested in attending.
by SunWukong
Mon Feb 25, 2013 4:41 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals at Brown University (2/23/13)
Replies: 30
Views: 18852

Re: ACF Regionals at Brown University (2/23/13)

Found the divisions button. Stats changed to reflect final placement.
by SunWukong
Mon Feb 25, 2013 1:24 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals at Brown University (2/23/13)
Replies: 30
Views: 18852

Re: ACF Regionals at Brown University (2/23/13)

Sorry about the names of Dartmouth players; the errors have been corrected. I only got "Orth" right because I asked someone (the rth was a single, continuous letter). I don't know if it's possible to do divisions on SQBS for Mac (I've never seen that option and did look under settings). Not sure wha...
by SunWukong
Sat Feb 23, 2013 8:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals at Brown University (2/23/13)
Replies: 30
Views: 18852

Re: ACF Regionals at Brown University (2/23/13)

Congratulations to Penn, who defeated Yale A in the final to take first place. Dartmouth A and Yale B were the top two undergraduate teams and Yale B and Yale C were the top two teams with DII eligibility.

STATS
by SunWukong
Thu Feb 21, 2013 4:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals at Brown University (2/23/13)
Replies: 30
Views: 18852

Re: ACF Regionals at Brown University (2/23/13)

There now seem to be 15 teams registered...
by SunWukong
Wed Feb 06, 2013 4:38 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT Mirror at Yale (3/30/13)
Replies: 18
Views: 6617

Re: MUT Mirror at Yale (3/30/13)

Brown is interested in attending this tournament.
by SunWukong
Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:35 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals at Brown University (2/23/13)
Replies: 30
Views: 18852

Re: ACF Regionals at Brown University (2/23/13)

Field updates will be posted here as teams register.
School, Teams, Buzzers, Moderators
Penn, 1, 1, 0
Columbia, 2, 2, 0
RPI, 1, 1, 0
MIT, 2, 1, 0
Rutgers, 1, 1, 0
Wellesley, 1, 0, 0
NYU, 1, 1, 1
Yale, 3, 2, 0
Stony Brook, 1, 1, 0
Dartmouth, 3, 1, 0
by SunWukong
Thu Jan 10, 2013 12:34 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals at Brown University (2/23/13)
Replies: 30
Views: 18852

ACF Regionals at Brown University (2/23/13)

Brown University is hosting the 2013 ACF Regionals for the Northeast region on February 23. Games will be played in Wilson (not J. Walter Wilson). Registration will be 8:30-9:00 in Wilson 102. Registration : As per new ACF policy, all registration must be done here . After you register with ACF, ple...
by SunWukong
Sat Dec 01, 2012 7:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: QUARK @ Brown (12/1/12)
Replies: 10
Views: 3366

Re: QUARK @ Brown (12/1/12)

Matt (Yale Up) cleared the field. STATS: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/1200/stats/all_games/ EDIT: For some reason some of the columns on the individual detail page are shifted over by one (which I've heard of happening to other users of SQBS for Mac). Advice on fixing the issue would be ...
by SunWukong
Sun Oct 28, 2012 10:01 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Northeast @ Harvard (11/03/12)
Replies: 41
Views: 20022

Re: ACF Fall Northeast @ Harvard (11/03/12)

I E-mailed Guy a week ago, asking about the procedure for paying for things, where I should have the physical invoice sent, etc. but he hasn't gotten back to me and hasn't been in practice all week. Sorry about the delay in registration (I've just requested it sent my mailbox and will track down peo...
by SunWukong
Mon Oct 22, 2012 12:02 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Northeast @ Harvard (11/03/12)
Replies: 41
Views: 20022

Re: ACF Fall Northeast @ Harvard (11/03/12)

I've tried twice to send an E-mail to the E-mail address specified in the first post, but have twice received an error message. The message I attempted to send is the following: Brown will be sending one team to the Harvard Mirror of ACF Fall. We have just submitted our packet and will be registerin...
by SunWukong
Fri Oct 12, 2012 5:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn-ance: MIT mirror (10/20)
Replies: 25
Views: 8619

Re: Penn-ance: MIT mirror (10/20)

Brown will be sending a team. Possibly two.
by SunWukong
Mon Aug 13, 2012 8:14 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: Quiz bowl Topics
Replies: 2
Views: 7159

Re: Quiz bowl Topics

The subject areas that frequently come up at the High School level are the following: Literature (mainly American, British, European, and World) History (mainly American, British, European, World, and Ancient) Science (mainly Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Non-computational Math, Earth Science, and As...
by SunWukong
Fri Jun 29, 2012 11:18 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 3 Day Ridgewood Summer Invitational: July 6-8, Ridgewood, NJ
Replies: 168
Views: 65241

Re: 3 Day Ridgewood Summer Invitational: July 6-8, Ridgewood, NJ

I'm afraid that this tournament falls squarely in the middle of my trip to London, so I will be unable to attend. Brown and/or GDS may field teams, but I know nothing about any plans beyond Adam Horowitz's interest and that a group of RM people possibly including Samantha are coming.
by SunWukong
Thu Jun 14, 2012 4:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 NAC
Replies: 189
Views: 49332

Re: 2012 NAC

Now that NAC is over and the set is presumably clear for discussion, would anyone care to brighten my day by posting some egregiously terrible questions. The kind that make you cringe when you hear them, like audio tossups on blenders or "name the four presidents not buried in the US" and the answer...
by SunWukong
Thu Jun 14, 2012 4:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 3 Day Ridgewood Summer Invitational: July 6-8, Ridgewood, NJ
Replies: 168
Views: 65241

Re: 3 Day Ridgewood Summer Invitational: July 6-8, Ridgewood, NJ

All this sounds excellent, but I might be busy (that's 4th of July weekend so I might be in London). I attended the Maggie Walker mirror of the superb ATTACK set, so I'd be interested in there being an alternate set for Saturday. Put me down as being interested pending confirmation on the date. I do...
by SunWukong
Tue Jun 12, 2012 5:47 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PACE NSC 2012 "going to hell" protest resolution
Replies: 29
Views: 14320

Re: PACE NSC 2012 "going to hell" protest resolution

Do the people in Avici actually get burned? The walls are enormous and the fire seems to cover only the walls, while the people are tortured in the interior of the space deep within them. Similarly, the fire-breathing monsters patrol the walls and would probably be pretty far away from the interior....
by SunWukong
Fri Jun 08, 2012 9:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: YMIR- Mythology tournament- 6/9/12 at PACE
Replies: 62
Views: 25992

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

I seem to have disappeared from the interested persons list and am not listed on the registered teams area. If at all possible I'd like to play this set as a member of a team that desperately needs someone to sit quietly at a buzzer for the entirety of the tournament.
by SunWukong
Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 NSC: June 9-10 at Washington University in St. Louis
Replies: 106
Views: 162346

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

This has probably been answered somewhere but I have been unable to find that answer on these forums or the PACE NSC website thus far: what building(s) is/are being used for this tournament (ie. where do I show up at 7:30 on Saturday)?
by SunWukong
Mon Jun 04, 2012 6:11 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: How to Explain Pyramidality
Replies: 6
Views: 3078

Re: How to Explain Pyramidality

This google doc is one of a few quizbowl resources that have appeared on my google account. It compares a couple of questions on George Washington and explains pyramidally. I find it to be a bit aggressive in its bashing of the questions that its intended audience is likely fond of, and I believe i...
by SunWukong
Mon May 21, 2012 1:32 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19
Replies: 55
Views: 24497

Re: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19

For anyone interested, the 40 tossup trash round played during lunch is attached here.
by SunWukong
Sat May 19, 2012 5:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19
Replies: 55
Views: 24497

Re: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19

Thomas Jefferson A defeated Montgomery Blair in the second game of an advantaged final, winning first place! Team Aidan Mehigan came in 3rd. I'd like to give a special thank you to all the staffers that helped make this event run smoothly. Also, STAAAAATS.
by SunWukong
Fri May 18, 2012 4:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19
Replies: 55
Views: 24497

Re: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19

I just sent out an E-mail to all registered teams. The message is show up at the HIGH SCHOOL and, if you can bring extra players for the scab team, please do. As far as a schedule goes, we're going to run a full round robin. If we get through that very quickly, we will add another three rounds the s...
by SunWukong
Fri May 18, 2012 12:01 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19
Replies: 55
Views: 24497

Re: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19

I just got Paul's E-mail. This is indeed unfortunate. Unless Will still wants to play, we'll probably field a scab/house team (which Will could conceivably join if he wants to play) to round out our 12 teams. If teams can bring extra players, we can probably provide them with a fun day. Is the gener...
by SunWukong
Tue May 15, 2012 9:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19
Replies: 55
Views: 24497

Re: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19

Due to unforeseen circumstances preventing Jacob Wasserman from playing, Saint Anselm's Abbey has officially withdrawn its team for this Saturday's event. On a totally unrelated note, a mysterious and unaffiliated Team Aidan Mehigan has registered. I have received word from Paul of Oakland Mills tha...
by SunWukong
Fri May 11, 2012 8:03 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19
Replies: 55
Views: 24497

Re: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19

Point taken, we will come up with a schedule that maximizes the number of games played. I'm inclined to go with Harry's idea, if only because it circumvents the issue of having to create two fair, even brackets in this field. Of course, that plan relies on the assumption that we will get twelve team...
by SunWukong
Fri May 11, 2012 1:03 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19
Replies: 55
Views: 24497

Re: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19

Ideally this tournament would have equal parts world-class staffers and world-class teams, allowing for moderator/scorekeeper pairings that ensure that everything goes very smoothly (as I’m sure you've experienced, reading for too many games without respite can do terrible things to your throat). Wh...
by SunWukong
Thu May 10, 2012 11:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19
Replies: 55
Views: 24497

Re: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19

We'd love to have you guys help staff this! I'll put TJ down for 3, 2, 1 (unless they'd like to give us free money...). Given the small number of teams (I expect the final field size to be around 10) and the large number of very experienced moderators we have staffing, I'd say we're on the right pat...
by SunWukong
Thu May 10, 2012 10:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19
Replies: 55
Views: 24497

Re: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19

It is with mixed happiness that I celebrate the registration of three more teams and scrap plans to have Whitman, Caesar Rodney, Blair, and Saint Anselm's play an epic triple round robin (ie. each team would play a best of three series against every other team). As the tournament draws closer, I nee...
by SunWukong
Thu May 10, 2012 9:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Maggie Walker's Mirror of ATTACK (5/12/12)
Replies: 18
Views: 6929

Re: Maggie Walker's Mirror of ATTACK (5/12/12)

That's good news because NHBB doesn't seem to be planning on returning our buzzer in the next few days, so GDS will only be bringing one set.
by SunWukong
Wed May 09, 2012 7:45 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19
Replies: 55
Views: 24497

Re: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19

We would prefer that you register a BCC team and compete in some fashion (we'd like more teams), but I understand if you feel that you are unable to play as a one man team in a field like this (though you put up nice stats doing it last weekend). While it is preferable that there is no mixing of tea...
by SunWukong
Sat May 05, 2012 2:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Maggie Walker's Mirror of ATTACK (5/12/12)
Replies: 18
Views: 6929

Re: Maggie Walker's Mirror of ATTACK (5/12/12)

GDS lost to Blake, so we'll be sending two teams with 2-3 buzzer systems. A registration E-mail will be coming momentarily.
by SunWukong
Fri May 04, 2012 7:47 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Mid-Atlantic Quiz Bowl League
Replies: 19
Views: 6641

Re: Mid-Atlantic Quiz Bowl League

I'm not very involved with it, but I know that GDS does have a middle school quizbowl program (tended and trained by my high school teammates) that would probably be interested in playing some tournaments. I'm not sure what to make of the idea of a league that one has to pay to get into. I think you...
by SunWukong
Fri May 04, 2012 7:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19
Replies: 55
Views: 24497

Re: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19

We'll definitely announce it this weekend at Maryland and see if we can't convince St. Anselm's, Whitman, Eleanor Roosevelt, Gonzaga, and others to come. That said, we'd really like to expand the field as soon as possible, so teams that are interested, if you'd please officially register, you'd go a...
by SunWukong
Fri May 04, 2012 6:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19
Replies: 55
Views: 24497

Re: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19

We always love experienced staffers, so if your friend is available and would like to come, we'd be honored. In other news, we've decided to run an optional 50 tossup trash round during lunch for interested teams. The writers are all high school students and will hopefully have a good idea of what h...
by SunWukong
Fri May 04, 2012 4:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Maggie Walker's Mirror of ATTACK (5/12/12)
Replies: 18
Views: 6929

Re: Maggie Walker's Mirror of ATTACK (5/12/12)

GDS will be sending 1-2 teams but won't know that number until after our It's Academic taping tomorrow. Sorry we couldn't register earlier.
by SunWukong
Thu May 03, 2012 1:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19
Replies: 55
Views: 24497

Re: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19

We love staffers! Shoot me an E-mail when you know if you'll be around, it'd be great to have you. As far as the field goes, no, there have been no updates (I will update as registrations come in). I'm convinced the tournament will still run, although I'm not predicting a huge field, given the diffi...
by SunWukong
Thu Apr 26, 2012 12:30 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19
Replies: 55
Views: 24497

Re: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19

Then we'd love to have them at Ben Cooper. I just wanted to make sure that this wasn't a new team, excited by pyramidal quizbowl and eager to play tournaments, that might show up and come to the realization that Aphra Behn, Kobo Abe, and Halldor Laxness are all things, causing a miserable day and an...
by SunWukong
Thu Apr 26, 2012 12:07 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19
Replies: 55
Views: 24497

Re: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19

I was afraid it was actually a middle school... While I certainly wouldn't prevent a middle school team from competing at this tournament, I would reiterate that this tournament is being played on college level questions and is thus less accessible to less experienced players than most high school s...
by SunWukong
Wed Apr 25, 2012 10:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19
Replies: 55
Views: 24497

Re: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19

You have plenty of time to register for Ben Cooper. The final deadline will probably be sometime during the week leading up to tournament, but we'd love to have you registered before that. I apologize if I'm confusing myself over the very obvious, but your signature doesn't make it clear to me the n...
by SunWukong
Sun Apr 15, 2012 10:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19
Replies: 55
Views: 24497

Re: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament

The field will go here and be updated as more teams register: Registered: (12) School (# teams, # buzzers, # moderators) Aidan Mehigan (1, 0, 0) Blair (1, 1, 0) Caesar Rodney (1, 1, 1) Gonzaga (1, 0 ,0) Richard Montgomery (1, 2, 1) Thomas Jefferson (3, 2, 1) Walter Johnson (1, 2, 0) Whitman (2, 2, 0...
by SunWukong
Sun Apr 15, 2012 10:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19
Replies: 55
Views: 24497

2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19

The GDS Quizbowl Team is pleased to announce the 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament will be held on May 19, 2012 at Georgetown Day School, 4200 Davenport, Washington, DC. Please note that this is our HIGH SCHOOL CAMPUS as we have a separate location for our middle school and would hate for teams to...
by SunWukong
Sun Apr 15, 2012 9:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC/MD/VA/DE Date Claim '11-'12
Replies: 96
Views: 33891

Re: DC/MD/VA/DE Date Claim '11-'12

GDS is planning on hosting the 2012 Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on May 19, 2012, using NAQT's DII SCT set. I will post a tournament announcement momentarily. We will use 20/20 rounds, untimed, without computational math (I don't remember if there is comp math in the SCT set, but if there is, it w...
by SunWukong
Sat Apr 07, 2012 10:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: YMIR- Mythology tournament- 6/9/12 at PACE
Replies: 62
Views: 25992

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

I like myth and this sounds fun. I'd love to play this set.
by SunWukong
Sun Mar 18, 2012 7:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT MD & DC State Championship @ Oakland Mills HS, 3/24/12
Replies: 19
Views: 6241

Re: NAQT MD & DC State Championship @ Oakland Mills HS, 3/24/12

Should I take the fact that computation tossups are being cut to mean that computational bonuses are being read?
by SunWukong
Sun Mar 18, 2012 4:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: An NHBB Site for All Regions
Replies: 12
Views: 4699

Re: An NHBB Site for All Regions

Unless I'm misunderstanding the way ranking work in a single elimination bracket, I think those placements are off. The results for the five teams mentioned: Whitman A lost in the first round to GDS A. Saint Anselm's beat the sixth team (Whitman B?) in the first round. RM and Blair had byes. RM defe...