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by tnalfalfa
Sun Mar 23, 2014 8:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Question-specific requests and discussion
Replies: 29
Views: 3248

Re: Question-specific requests and discussion

Sorry, Sean, I think I missed your post earlier. - Whenever there's a force that acts on lights and stars in space, it pretty much has to be gravity Agreed; I had commented something to this effect earlier in the editing process but I think it fell by the wayside by the time the primary physics edit...
by tnalfalfa
Sun Mar 23, 2014 7:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Question-specific requests and discussion
Replies: 29
Views: 3248

Re: Question-specific requests and discussion

Our science players on A and B team both had 3 negs ON THE SAME QUESTIONS in the SAME EXACT ROUND. After speaking with each other they found that they had been mislead by similar clues and even our mod said that those science questions were badly written (round 4 to be exact). If some of these scie...
by tnalfalfa
Sun Mar 23, 2014 3:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: General set discussion
Replies: 5
Views: 1179

Re: General set discussion

4) In regards to the sciences, I liked the physics and math for the most part, but the chemistry and biology were ridiculous. The first 3 lines of the biology questions were a lot of proteins I doubt any highschooler has ever heard of (e.g. that lysosome question), and the chemistry tossups used fa...
by tnalfalfa
Sat Mar 22, 2014 2:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl VII @ Hunter College High School, NYC (3/22/14)
Replies: 26
Views: 12962

Re: Prison Bowl VII @ Hunter College High School, NYC (3/22/

Prelims are finished; afternoon rounds have just begun. Teams were sorted into brackets based on record, broken by PPG within bracket. Marinara Zhang and Sarah Hamerlinguini are the two playoff brackets, each with 3 first place and second place teams from prelims. First, second, and third place will...
by tnalfalfa
Sat Oct 12, 2013 9:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP mirror @ Hunter College High School, NYC (10/12/13)
Replies: 7
Views: 4333

Re: SCOP mirror @ Hunter College High School, NYC (10/12/13)

Playoff stats and combined stats (prelim + playoffs, not including crossover for Eska and Desna) have been posted. Full finishing order for Noatak and Tarrlok (top and middle brackets): 1. Gotham 2. Bergen A 3. Trinity A 4. Ridgewood 5. Scarsdale 6. West Egg C 7. Trinity C 8. Valley Stream South A ...
by tnalfalfa
Sat Oct 12, 2013 9:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP mirror @ Hunter College High School, NYC (10/12/13)
Replies: 7
Views: 4333

Re: SCOP mirror @ Hunter College High School, NYC (10/12/13)

Glad everyone had a great time! Congrats to Gotham for finishing in first place! Congratulations also to Bergen A in second place and Trinity A in third, who played a hard-fought tiebreaking round for 2nd place with a final score of 295-260. Ridgewood, Scarsdale, and West Egg C came in 4th, 5th, and...
by tnalfalfa
Mon Sep 30, 2013 7:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP mirror @ Hunter College High School, NYC (10/12/13)
Replies: 7
Views: 4333

Re: SCOP mirror @ Hunter College High School, NYC (10/12/13)

As a reminder, the registration deadline is Monday, October 7th. (That may be extended, but you should register soon, anyway!)

Additionally, attached is a flyer for the tournament including selected sample questions from past years' SCOP Novice tournaments.
by tnalfalfa
Sun Jul 14, 2013 7:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP mirror @ Hunter College High School, NYC (10/12/13)
Replies: 7
Views: 4333

SCOP mirror @ Hunter College High School, NYC (10/12/13)

Hunter College High School (located at 71 East 94th Street, New York, NY, 10128 ) is pleased to announce its mirror of SCOP Novice 4 on Saturday, October 12, 2013. This tournament will be co-directed by Sarah Hamerling and Marianna Zhang, and we can be reached at hchsqb at gmail dot com. Eligibility...