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by O Fortuna
Wed Jul 22, 2015 2:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Open HSNCT Mirror at the University of Toronto (2015-07-26)
Replies: 11
Views: 4417

Re: Open HSNCT Mirror at the University of Toronto (2015-07-

If any other people are interested, some of us are going out for a Summerlicious dinner at Annona (prix fixe, $45, Bloor & Avenue) on Sunday evening. If you'd like to come, let me know via FB / email / PM as soon as possible so I can get a table for the appropriate number of people. Also, so that I ...
by O Fortuna
Thu Apr 16, 2015 10:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals - Ann Arbor, MI, 04/18-19/2015 - main thread
Replies: 89
Views: 56934

Re: ACF Nationals - Ann Arbor, MI, 04/18-19/2015 - main thre

The parking structure on Maynard Street between Liberty and William is the one to shoot for. An update: From what I can tell, the "Liberty Parking Structure" is this thing, and it costs $3 flat-rate for Saturday and nothing for Sunday. It is closer to the tournament than everywhere else, so park th...
by O Fortuna
Sun Mar 22, 2015 10:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)
Replies: 17
Views: 8393

Re: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)

Thank you to everyone who came out for our little tournament, and especial thanks to Rico and Peter for their help staffing.
The stats are up at the tournament listing here.
by O Fortuna
Fri Mar 20, 2015 3:01 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)
Replies: 17
Views: 8393

Re: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)

Please note that the start time for this tournament has been moved forward to 9:30am (teams should still aim to arrive around 9am for registration and setup); we will be gathering in the second floor atrium of the McMaster University Student Centre (MUSC) by room 203.
by O Fortuna
Wed Mar 18, 2015 12:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT mirror at uWaterloo (March 22nd)
Replies: 21
Views: 10393

Re: MUT mirror at uWaterloo (March 22nd)

McMaster will be sending 1 team and 1 set of buzzers.
by O Fortuna
Sun Jan 25, 2015 2:53 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Canada/Niagara @ McMaster (Jan. 24)
Replies: 13
Views: 7207

Re: ACF Regionals Canada/Niagara @ McMaster (Jan. 24)

The stats for the tournament are available here. Thank to everyone for coming out (and bearing with us throughout the long, long day), and especial thanks to those who sacrificed their time and/or vocal cords to make it happen.
by O Fortuna
Fri Jan 16, 2015 1:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)
Replies: 17
Views: 8393

STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)

On Sat. Mar. 21, McMaster University will be hosting a mirror of Some Tournament Initiative Maryland is Pursuing with Yale (STIMPY), a regular-difficulty tournament. The global announcement can be found at this thread . When: 9am arrival / registration, 9:30am tournament start Where: McMaster Univer...
by O Fortuna
Tue Jan 13, 2015 5:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: STIMPY Global Announcement
Replies: 39
Views: 27147

Re: STIMPY Global Announcement

Ndg wrote:Is there a date for the McMaster mirror yet?
Yes, sorry - the Canadian quizbowl situation in March is a little bit chaotic. We've gotten permission to host our mirror the third weekend of March (Sat. Mar. 21); we'll be putting up an announcement soon.
by O Fortuna
Tue Nov 11, 2014 6:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Canada/Niagara @ McMaster (Jan. 24)
Replies: 13
Views: 7207

ACF Regionals Canada/Niagara @ McMaster (Jan. 24)

McMaster University will be hosting the Canada/Niagara region mirror of ACF Regionals on Sat. Jan. 24, 2015. The global announcement may be found here . Questions about this mirror may be directed to macquizbowl@gmail.com; questions about ACF Regionals in general to acfregionals2015@gmail.com. For l...
by O Fortuna
Mon Nov 03, 2014 3:13 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Oxford Open North America @ McMaster (DEFUNCT)
Replies: 6
Views: 2244

Re: Oxford Open North America @ McMaster (Jan. 17)

In order to better accommodate teams from distant lands, Oxford Open North America will be hosted by the University of Waterloo on Sun. Jan. 25, 2015 (the weekend of ACF Regionals). Stay tuned for their official announcement.
by O Fortuna
Sun Oct 26, 2014 3:23 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Oxford Open North America @ McMaster (DEFUNCT)
Replies: 6
Views: 2244

Re: Oxford Open North America @ McMaster (Jan. 17)

It would save a lot of time and money for us far away schools to have this on ACF regionals Sunday. We're not currently aware of which school will be hosting ACF Regionals, but if it's someone in the area, we'll definitely take that into account and look into organizing a double-tournament weekend....
by O Fortuna
Sat Oct 25, 2014 5:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Oxford Open North America @ McMaster (DEFUNCT)
Replies: 6
Views: 2244

Oxford Open North America @ McMaster (DEFUNCT)

EDIT: In order to better accommodate teams from distant lands, Oxford Open North America will be hosted by the University of Waterloo on Sun. Jan. 25, 2015 (the weekend of ACF Regionals). Stay tuned for their official announcement. A nice and early announcement for a nice and early tournament next ...
by O Fortuna
Sun Oct 19, 2014 2:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl @ McMaster (Oct. 18)
Replies: 22
Views: 7713

Re: Penn Bowl @ McMaster (Oct. 18)

Thank you to our staffers for helping the tournament run smoothly, and in particular to Joe and Rico for making such short work of the stats.
And of course, thank you all for coming out - best of luck to those of you who are currently playing PADAWAN at UofT!
by O Fortuna
Thu Oct 09, 2014 7:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl @ McMaster (Oct. 18)
Replies: 22
Views: 7713

Re: Penn Bowl @ McMaster (Oct. 18)

M_Roffey wrote:What time will this tournament start at?
The tournament will start at 9am; plan to arrive for 8:30am so we can get this show on the road in a timely fashion. We'll be congregating in the 2nd floor lounge of the McMaster University Student Centre.
by O Fortuna
Fri Sep 19, 2014 2:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl @ McMaster (Oct. 18)
Replies: 22
Views: 7713

Re: Penn Bowl @ McMaster (Oct. 18)

Yes, the tournament is still happening! Yesterday's field update was not a decoy.

Jay Misuk has a mind (and car) of his own, and so goes whither he wilt.
by O Fortuna
Sat Aug 30, 2014 11:30 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl @ McMaster (Oct. 18)
Replies: 22
Views: 7713

Penn Bowl @ McMaster (Oct. 18)

McMaster University will be hosting a mirror of Penn Bowl, the particulars of which may be found here , on Sat. Oct. 18, 2014. The tournament starts at 9am; plan to arrive for 8:30am so we can get this show on the road in a timely fashion. We'll be congregating in the 2nd floor lounge of the McMaste...
by O Fortuna
Sat Nov 09, 2013 9:53 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: *CONFIRMED* ACF Fall 2013 @McMaster
Replies: 34
Views: 12763

Re: *CONFIRMED* ACF Fall 2013 @McMaster

For any teams that may be arriving late, please note that we will be in KTH (Kenneth Taylor Hall), the building on the right-hand side of the arts quad, behind the student centre (see 38 on the campus map here).
by O Fortuna
Tue Nov 05, 2013 5:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: *CONFIRMED* ACF Fall 2013 @McMaster
Replies: 34
Views: 12763

Re: *CONFIRMED* ACF Fall 2013 @McMaster

It doesn't look like all the teams are registered via the official registration system (though it does lag a little before displaying newly registered teams). So this is friendly reminder that any team that hasn't already registered via the spreadsheet at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1PLoMzGrGnd...
by O Fortuna
Tue Nov 05, 2013 4:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: *CONFIRMED* ACF Fall 2013 @McMaster
Replies: 34
Views: 12763

Re: *CONFIRMED* ACF Fall 2013 @McMaster

The field as it stands is as follows: 1) Buffalo 2) Carleton 3) Ottawa 4) Waterloo A 5) Waterloo B 6) Toronto 7) Western 8) McMaster As with the trash tournament last month, we will be meeting in front of Room 203 in the McMaster University Student Centre (MUSC). Given the lengthiness of this tourna...
by O Fortuna
Mon Oct 21, 2013 4:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: McMaster Mirror of "An Intimate Engagement With Trash"
Replies: 34
Views: 11720

Re: McMaster Mirror of "An Intimate Engagement With Trash"

Thanks, though given the various organizational difficulties, I'm not sure that getting all the credit is worth all the blame. :P If anyone is missing a grey hoodie sweater, it was left behind in one of the rooms and is currently in my possession. Let me know and I'll make sure I bring it to the nex...
by O Fortuna
Sun Oct 20, 2013 11:49 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: McMaster Mirror of "An Intimate Engagement With Trash"
Replies: 34
Views: 11720

Re: McMaster Mirror of "An Intimate Engagement With Trash"

Jay will be uploading the stats to the database sometime soon; in the meantime, the reports should be accessible here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/sfyy3ix0lcz6jdi/pIcv6fs8kr
by O Fortuna
Fri Oct 18, 2013 10:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: McMaster Mirror of "An Intimate Engagement With Trash"
Replies: 34
Views: 11720

Re: McMaster Mirror of "An Intimate Engagement With Trash"

TheRhymeMinister wrote:Also, do we have a room where we should meet up tomorrow morning?
We will be meeting in the McMaster University Student Centre (MUSC) in the lounge area in front of room 203 - right where the main elevators/stairs let out on the 2nd floor.
by O Fortuna
Thu Oct 17, 2013 3:30 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: McMaster Mirror of "An Intimate Engagement With Trash"
Replies: 34
Views: 11720

Re: McMaster Mirror of "An Intimate Engagement With Trash"

Our apologies for the lack of notice: effective immediately, we are capping the field at... the number of teams we have now. (Waterloo B, you make the cut.) If you are planning to bring staffers or buzzers, but have not yet let us know, please send us an email, post in the thread, or otherwise commu...
by O Fortuna
Wed Oct 16, 2013 9:37 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: McMaster Mirror of "An Intimate Engagement With Trash"
Replies: 34
Views: 11720

Re: McMaster Mirror of "An Intimate Engagement With Trash"

The tournament will hopefully be starting shortly after 9:30am, though we encourage teams to aim to arrive earlier (preferably ~9am) so that everyone can get organized.
Waterloo, we'll try not to start our... trash rave without you.
by O Fortuna
Wed Sep 25, 2013 12:33 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Collegiate Novice at UWaterloo (10/5)
Replies: 23
Views: 8697

Re: Collegiate Novice at UWaterloo (9/28)

odin_envy_me wrote: Do you have an update on how many teams we can expect from Mac? Also, buzzers? Thanks.
Not Jay, but one of the Mac Quizbowl presidents - we'll be sending at least two teams, possibly three (should be able to tell you by Thurs.), and will be bringing a set of buzzers.
by O Fortuna
Fri Nov 30, 2012 5:25 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: ProtoBowl
Replies: 367
Views: 156366

Re: ProtoBowl

Ah well, I guess they were just refreshing and coming back in then. They claimed to be blocking their IP address, but I suppose it didn't make a difference either way.
by O Fortuna
Fri Nov 30, 2012 4:42 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: ProtoBowl
Replies: 367
Views: 156366

Re: ProtoBowl

I'm not sure if there's anything you can do about it, but people are able to repeatedly circumvent the banning mechanism by masking their IP address. It can get somewhat problematic.