Search found 320 matches

by MLafer
Thu Apr 04, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)
Replies: 68
Views: 13296

Re: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)

For those of us playing this but not staffing ICT, is there a rough start time that can be provided?
by MLafer
Fri Dec 21, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: SNICK: Global Announcement (All 90s, Late Summer 2018)
Replies: 46
Views: 15792

Re: SNICK: Global Announcement (All 90s, Late Summer 2018)

works for me. I know John Lawrence was another person who really wanted to play this, if we could alert him somehow.

Edit:I'm working late this day but should be available around 9 PM ET if that works.
by MLafer
Thu Dec 20, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: SNICK: Global Announcement (All 90s, Late Summer 2018)
Replies: 46
Views: 15792

Re: SNICK: Global Announcement (All 90s, Late Summer 2018)

any night after like 8 PM ET other than holidays is fine with me.
by MLafer
Wed Dec 19, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: SNICK: Global Announcement (All 90s, Late Summer 2018)
Replies: 46
Views: 15792

Re: SNICK: Global Announcement (All 90s, Late Summer 2018)

Still interested in playing an online mirror of this.
by MLafer
Wed Oct 24, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: SNICK: Global Announcement (All 90s, Late Summer 2018)
Replies: 46
Views: 15792

Re: SNICK: Global Announcement (All 90s, Late Summer 2018)

It would be nice to have updates on a SNICK site or online mirror
by MLafer
Fri Oct 05, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: SNICK: Global Announcement (All 90s, Late Summer 2018)
Replies: 46
Views: 15792

Re: SNICK: Global Announcement (All 90s, Late Summer 2018)

Any updates on a SNICK site or online mirror?
by MLafer
Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:53 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: SNICK: Global Announcement (All 90s, Late Summer 2018)
Replies: 46
Views: 15792

Re: SNICK: Global Announcement (All 90s, Late Summer 2018)

Any updates on a SNICK site or online mirror?
by MLafer
Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Illinois Side Event Open - 8/11/18
Replies: 92
Views: 24005

Re: Illinois Side Event Open - 8/11/18

There seems to be a missing round in WORLDSTAR between my team and Alex Fregeau's. We lost, but i don't think anyone on my team kept detailed stats / final score.
by MLafer
Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: SNICK: Global Announcement (All 90s, Late Summer 2018)
Replies: 46
Views: 15792

Re: SNICK: Global Announcement (All 90s, Late Summer 2018)

yes, i need to play this, somehow, some way
by MLafer
Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Best Film Player
Replies: 39
Views: 13497

Re: Best Film Player

I'd posit that not only is Yogesh the best film player but is more dominant at film than any other player is at any other semi-major category. Putting him aside, I think Mike Cheyne or Rom are the best at classic Hollywood. Mike is probably the best at trash film. Will is the best at art film (espec...
by MLafer
Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: SNICK: Global Announcement (All 90s, Late Summer 2018)
Replies: 46
Views: 15792

Re: SNICK: Global Announcement (All 90s, Late Summer 2018)

I was hoping it was the 1990s. Oh it is, cool
by MLafer
Mon Nov 06, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: MSU WAO 2 11/11/2017
Replies: 17
Views: 7270

Re: MSU WAO 2 11/11/2017

If there are any open spots I'd be interested in playing this, or i can staff as well. Will be here anyway to play TOEJAMANDEARL.
by MLafer
Sat Sep 02, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Chuck Berry Memorial Tournament: A Rock Tournament
Replies: 36
Views: 13872

Re: Chuck Berry Memorial Tournament: A Rock Tournament

if you're just doing shootouts i would love to play the last two rounds we didn't play at Michigan.
by MLafer
Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Michigan Side Event Weekend (August 19th-20th)
Replies: 104
Views: 39345

Re: Michigan Side Event Weekend (August 19th-20th)

For the remaining GEODUCK free agents: Try to form teams as soon as possible, as I will assign everyone to one of two teams otherwise. For anyone who volunteered to staff GEODUCK: Make sure to PM me on Facebook (preferably with a gmail address for Google Drive) or email me at kenjishimizu97@gmail.c...
by MLafer
Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Michigan Side Event Weekend (August 19th-20th)
Replies: 104
Views: 39345

Re: Michigan Side Event Weekend (August 19th-20th)

I am looking for a team for all events except Stock Clues.
by MLafer
Thu Feb 09, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: (This) Tournament is a Crime weekend - 2/25-26/17 - Michigan
Replies: 70
Views: 32774

Re: (This) Tournament is a Crime weekend - 2/25-26/17 - Mich

I am looking for teammates for Scattergories and ACRONYM. We also have two spots available for the main tournament if anyone still needs a team.
by MLafer
Wed Jul 27, 2016 1:43 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: The Act of Seeing with One's Own Eyes (CO Sunday?)
Replies: 29
Views: 12563

Re: The Act of Seeing with One's Own Eyes (CO Sunday?)

Thanks to Will for the great set and congrats to Yogesh. I hope this can become a continuing series like Eyes that Do Not See.

My only complaint would be that I think the # of players in each room should have been smaller.
by MLafer
Tue May 10, 2016 7:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: The Act of Seeing with One's Own Eyes (CO Sunday?)
Replies: 29
Views: 12563

Re: The Act of Seeing with One's Own Eyes (CO Sunday?)

I would like to play this.
by MLafer
Sat Apr 09, 2016 3:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2016 NAQT ICT: Chicago, April 9
Replies: 24
Views: 14697

Re: 2016 NAQT ICT: Chicago, April 9

Kinda screwed up to call people serial killers who have never been charged with killing a single person.
by MLafer
Mon Mar 21, 2016 8:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: "stanford housewrite" @ UChicago (3/5/16)
Replies: 19
Views: 11028

Re: "stanford housewrite" @ UChicago (3/5/16)

Charbroil wrote:Are you planning to post stats for Eyes That Do Not See?
It would be nice to see these and the states for Cottage Bowl II.
by MLafer
Sun Feb 07, 2016 12:57 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: "stanford housewrite" @ UChicago (3/5/16)
Replies: 19
Views: 11028

Re: "stanford housewrite" @ UChicago (3/5/16)

Westbrook and I joined the Ashvin/Nadig team.
by MLafer
Sun Dec 13, 2015 12:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MLK XVII at the University of Michigan (01/16/16)
Replies: 11
Views: 5365

Re: MLK XVII at the University of Michigan (01/16/16)

I know it was discussed at Missouri Open that SHAWARMA would be run at this tournament. Can we make that official?
by MLafer
Thu Nov 12, 2015 3:54 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open Mirror at MSU
Replies: 45
Views: 20955

Re: Missouri Open Mirror at MSU

Looking for two non-equine teammates. Edit: Ike Jose has joined the team. One spot available! Ike said he talked to you about me taking that spot, and said that you were okay with that. Just wanted to double-check. :) Yes, Mr. Thompson is now our 4th. Is there any chance SHAWARMA could be played af...
by MLafer
Thu Oct 22, 2015 11:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open Mirror at MSU
Replies: 45
Views: 20955

Re: Missouri Open Mirror at MSU

Looking for two non-equine teammates.

Edit: Ike Jose has joined the team. One spot available!
by MLafer
Wed Sep 02, 2015 10:43 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements
Replies: 577
Views: 281038

Re: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements

I'll be reading 25 morbid-themed questions in the IRC tomorrow night at 9 PM EST. On the whole, they're more difficult than last time, but more interesting, to me at least. Any chance there could be a second read of this some time? I really enjoyed the first one but rarely am able to play a packet ...
by MLafer
Mon Aug 10, 2015 11:36 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: We Have Never Been Modern Errata
Replies: 4
Views: 955

Re: Errata

Well, that's my bad for not researching. I mentioned it after the question and everyone seemed to agree that the clue was wrong, but I guess Whitman has had a lower profile since the 2010 elections.
by MLafer
Sun Aug 09, 2015 11:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: We Have Never Been Modern Errata
Replies: 4
Views: 955

Re: Errata

The question on HP said Meg Whitman was the CEO instead of Carly Fiorina.
by MLafer
Thu Jul 16, 2015 9:12 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2015 HSNCT conversion stats discussion
Replies: 53
Views: 18633

Re: 2015 HSNCT conversion stats discussion

Are people being willfully dense here? I guarantee that the vast majority of the people who negged the New Guinea question did so with 'Samoa' after the clue about Margaret Mead. Lower-skill players only know one thing about Mead, that she wrote 'Coming of Age in Samoa'. Some people may have reflexe...
by MLafer
Sun Jun 21, 2015 10:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2015 CO Visual Arts
Replies: 131
Views: 54511

Re: 2015 CO Visual Arts

I am playing this with Connor Teevens
by MLafer
Sat Jun 20, 2015 8:18 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Samuel L. Bronkowitz presents Chicago Open (07/18-19/15)
Replies: 117
Views: 51989

Re: Samuel L. Bronkowitz presents Chicago Open (07/18-19/15)

Can we get an update on packet submissions? We turned our packet in two weeks ago and it still isn't reflected in the spreadsheet.
by MLafer
Sun Jun 14, 2015 8:47 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO History 2015
Replies: 139
Views: 65044

Re: CO History 2015

If there are any free agents (or Jerry's team) that want to team up with me and Ryan, please email/pm me.
by MLafer
Fri Jun 12, 2015 8:59 am
Forum: Theory
Topic: Visually displaying questions with programs?
Replies: 4
Views: 3614

Re: Visually displaying questions with programs?

Some things that you didn't mention that would affect the game significantly: --The ability to look back on previous parts of the question while the question is being read is a huge change to gameplay, and probably not a good one. -- Much easier to linguistically fraud an answer when you can see how...
by MLafer
Sun May 31, 2015 7:21 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: ACFNATIONALS - A JRPG tournament
Replies: 99
Views: 46306

Re: ACFNATIONALS - A JRPG tournament

Image
by MLafer
Fri May 29, 2015 9:01 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: The Ryan Leaf Memorial Tournament (An NFL trash event)
Replies: 40
Views: 17459

Re: The Ryan Leaf Memorial Tournament (An NFL trash event)

The current plan for this tournament is as such: 10 teams of two will be split into two rooms of 5 teams each. Three rounds of 20 tossups, followed by a final featuring the top 3 scoring teams. The final packet will be reserved for tie breakers and random other tossups for people to listen to if de...
by MLafer
Tue Apr 21, 2015 7:31 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals - Ann Arbor, MI, 04/18-19/2015 - main thread
Replies: 89
Views: 56162

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

So, stats . There are five reports: prelims before and after tiebreakers, playoffs before and after final series (overall, UG, UG 3rd, and D2), and all the games in one glob. Everything should be ordered properly now, and maybe polished a little bit (but not too much). I'm relying on people's inher...
by MLafer
Mon Apr 13, 2015 8:10 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: The Ryan Leaf Memorial Tournament (An NFL trash event)
Replies: 40
Views: 17459

Re: The Ryan Leaf Memorial Tournament (An NFL trash event)

I will play this at HSNCT as long as it doesn't conflict with ACFNATIONALS.
by MLafer
Mon Apr 13, 2015 8:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open at Michigan - August 8
Replies: 122
Views: 51171

Re: VCU Open at Michigan - August 8

i'll be playing this tournament. If there is a free agent list please add me
by MLafer
Thu Mar 12, 2015 7:59 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: Ghosts of Quiz Bowl's Past that You (sorta) Miss....
Replies: 28
Views: 14561

Re: Ghosts of Quiz Bowl's Past that You (sorta) Miss....

I miss elimination playoff formats. While I understand the fairness arguments against them and agree with them, it always disappoints me when the winner of a regular round-robin tournament becomes obvious halfway through the day because their record can't be caught and thus a lot of late-day games b...
by MLafer
Tue Mar 10, 2015 10:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO 2015 Matchmaking
Replies: 47
Views: 17874

Re: CO 2015 Matchmaking

I would like to play this tournament and am looking for a team.
by MLafer
Tue Mar 03, 2015 8:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: COTTAGE BOWL at the University of Maryland (2/22)
Replies: 19
Views: 11054

Re: COTTAGE BOWL at the University of Maryland (2/22)

Will stats be posted for this tournament?
by MLafer
Sat Feb 14, 2015 11:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: RILKE: Chicago Open Literature Singles 2015
Replies: 95
Views: 44448

Re: RILKE: Chicago Open Literature Singles 2015

I would like to play.
by MLafer
Fri Feb 13, 2015 12:11 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: COTTAGE BOWL at the University of Maryland (2/22)
Replies: 19
Views: 11054

Re: COTTAGE BOWL at the University of Maryland (2/22)

Also looking for a team.
by MLafer
Thu Jan 01, 2015 1:51 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: ACFNATIONALS - A JRPG tournament
Replies: 99
Views: 46306

Re: ACFNATIONALS - A JRPG tournament

I'm playing this with Ryan Westbrook
by MLafer
Tue Jul 22, 2014 11:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open 2014 (July 19-20, UChicago)
Replies: 71
Views: 38073

Re: Chicago Open 2014 (July 19-20, UChicago)

The stats still show my team lost to the Gehring team. We actually won this game after our protest was upheld and then scored points on the subsequent bonus.
by MLafer
Fri May 09, 2014 1:35 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO Matchmaking
Replies: 36
Views: 11043

Re: CO Matchmaking

Looking for a team for this
by MLafer
Wed Apr 30, 2014 12:05 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Claude Shannon Memorial Tournament
Replies: 29
Views: 13755

Re: Claude Shannon Memorial Tournament

Hopefully I can get some points at this so I can say I didn't waste my time in college.
by MLafer
Fri Apr 25, 2014 12:19 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Quiz Bowl Survivor: 50 Buzz, 49 Neg
Replies: 169
Views: 91962

Re: Quiz Bowl Survivor: 50 Buzz, 49 Neg

Since Chris Borglum is so fond of crowing about his team's triumph over us at this CO, I am indeed fond of crowing about that win, Andrew, but I hope you understand that's because I was on a team that beat a team that had you, Zeke, and David Hamilton on it (was Paul Litvak the fourth? Can't rememb...
by MLafer
Sat Mar 01, 2014 2:13 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements
Replies: 577
Views: 281038

Re: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements

women, fire and dangerous things wrote:In that vein, I'm writing a packet of dumb common links on art film, which I'm planning on reading tomorrow at 10:00 Eastern. Even Carsten Gehring should be able to score points on it.
Any chance you could push this to 10:30 for purely selfish reasons?
by MLafer
Sun Dec 15, 2013 10:34 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Simultaneous Buzzing
Replies: 3
Views: 1339

Re: Simultaneous Buzzing

I've seen some buzzer systems where both lights will light up at the same time when this happens. The Judge definitely does this.