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by Peter13
Tue Jun 19, 2018 2:54 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT Mirror @ McMaster (June 23, 2018)
Replies: 3
Views: 2092

Re: NASAT Mirror @ McMaster (June 23, 2018)

Registered Teams

Adam/Brian/Leslie
Aayush+Jay
Aaron et al.

Free Agents

Raymond Chen
Tim He
by Peter13
Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: ACRONYM 11 @ McMaster (March 4, 2018)
Replies: 3
Views: 2647

Re: ACRONYM 11 @ McMaster (March 4, 2018)

Congratulations to Welcome to the Hack Parade for winning ACRONYM by clearing the field 10-0! Another congratulations to Christine for being our top scorer with 71 PPG and not negging once! Also thanks to Luka, Kane, and especially Rico for staffing. And at last a thanks to all those of you who came...
by Peter13
Sat Mar 03, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Cal's Mid-Spring Tournament @ McMaster (March 3, 2018)
Replies: 1
Views: 1619

Re: Cal's Mid-Spring Tournament @ McMaster (March 3, 2018)

Congratulations to Toronto B for winning CMST by clearing the field 9-0! Despite all the little things that put a little bit of a wrench in our plans, things eventually got done within a reasonable hour. Stats can be found here.
by Peter13
Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: ACRONYM 11 @ McMaster (March 4, 2018)
Replies: 3
Views: 2647

ACRONYM 11 @ McMaster (March 4, 2018)

McMaster University is very delighted to announce that we are going to be hosting ACRONYM XI on March 4th, 2018, likely to be held at the McMaster University Student Centre (MUSC). We are expecting to start at 10:00AM, so please arrive early so individuals can make it back to their homes at an appro...
by Peter13
Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Cal's Mid-Spring Tournament @ McMaster (March 3, 2018)
Replies: 1
Views: 1619

Cal's Mid-Spring Tournament @ McMaster (March 3, 2018)

McMaster University is pleased to announce that we are hosting a mirror of Cal's Mid-Spring Tournament (CMST) on Saturday, March 3rd, 2018. The tournament will likely be held in the McMaster University Student Centre (MUSC). We are planning to start at 9:00AM so try to arrive for 8:30AM so we can st...
by Peter13
Sun Dec 24, 2017 2:05 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 6IXGOD
Replies: 9
Views: 3636

Re: 6IXGOD

I definitely like this event, but the deadline is already gone and I feel I can't complete a whole pack. Would you be open to a smattering of questions sent in to add to a pack or as a tiebreaker? Also, are questions using music or movie clues allowed?
by Peter13
Sat Nov 11, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MacIntro III @ McMaster (Nov 11th, 2017)
Replies: 3
Views: 1878

Re: MacIntro III @ McMaster (Nov 11th, 2017)

I want to gives thanks to all for coming to our third MacIntro! Another resounding thanks to all the staffers for helping to make this tournament happen including Jay, Aaron, Kane, Emmet, Luka, Brian, and Paul! Last but certainly not least, congratulations to champions UTS (Gareth, Noah, Malhaar, Ka...
by Peter13
Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:28 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MacIntro III @ McMaster (Nov 11th, 2017)
Replies: 3
Views: 1878

Re: MacIntro III @ McMaster (Nov 11th, 2017)

Copy of email sent to teams: Hello teams, First of all, thanks for registering for MacIntro! Details about the tournament are as follows: Tournament Location The tournament will be held on the second floor of the McMaster University Student Centre (MUSC). The building can be seen marked with a yello...
by Peter13
Wed Oct 25, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Thoughts on Book Prizes
Replies: 8
Views: 3493

Re: Thoughts on Book Prizes

As a person who has been a TD for a couple years at rather low level tournaments, I think I can put my two cents in. I always try to provide interesting non-fiction books about different countries (so these books can safely fit in the geography or history category) and have been dismayed to find tou...
by Peter13
Fri Oct 20, 2017 8:24 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MacIntro III @ McMaster (Nov 11th, 2017)
Replies: 3
Views: 1878

Re: MacIntro III @ McMaster (Nov 11th, 2017)

Field

Westmount A
Central Richmond Hill A
Central Richmond Hill B
Central Richmond Hill C
UTS
by Peter13
Sat Oct 07, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MacIntro III @ McMaster (Nov 11th, 2017)
Replies: 3
Views: 1878

MacIntro III @ McMaster (Nov 11th, 2017)

McMaster is pleased to announce the third installment of our high school tournament MacIntro on November 11th, 2017. This tournament is intended to introduce new players and teams in the region to the format of Quizbowl. We will be using the SCOP Novice 8 set, which is targeted towards beginners. Lo...
by Peter13
Wed Aug 30, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Carleton Side Event Weekend (August 19th+20th)
Replies: 8
Views: 3740

Re: Carleton Side Event Weekend (August 19th+20th)

Hey guys, it appears my laptop bag has been found! Ted Gan is holding on to it for the time being, but if anyone is planning on travelling from the Ottawa area to Southern Ontario within the next couple weeks could pick it up, that would be very much appreciated. You can pick it up from his house in...
by Peter13
Sun Aug 20, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Carleton Side Event Weekend (August 19th+20th)
Replies: 8
Views: 3740

Re: Carleton Side Event Weekend (August 19th+20th)

I had a great time this weekend! I want to thank Ted, the people at Carleton, and all the staffers who helped make this such a wonderful time for me and many others. Also, I lost my laptop bag this weekend. It is black with a shoulder strap, and contains an A/C adapter in the front pocket, a red boo...
by Peter13
Mon Jun 26, 2017 6:40 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MacVanity IV @McMaster - June 24, 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 3184

Re: MacVanity IV @McMaster - June 24, 2017

Congratulations to Knightmare Chess for winning the tournament by going 9-0. Another round of thanks to Jay, Tim, Raymond, and all the teams whose players moderated their own packets. This tournament couldn't happen without you. Stats can be viewed here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/4426...
by Peter13
Sat Jun 24, 2017 5:06 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MacVanity IV @McMaster - June 24, 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 3184

Re: MacVanity IV @McMaster - June 24, 2017

But so far I only have 3 packets, one of which is mine. Please get those packets into me ASAP! I am working with Westmount people to finish our packet. Should give it to you bright an early Saturday morning. EDIT: Our headquarters for today will be in MUSC Room 318. Hope to see everyone here at #8:...
by Peter13
Tue May 09, 2017 10:09 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Canadian Player Poll 2017: Fluency in French Optional
Replies: 22
Views: 10868

Re: Canadian Player Poll 2017: Fluency in French Optional

Aaron Manby (ironmaster) wrote: 25) Leslie Newcombe - Knows his share of the canon at a low level, but generally unable to to win games.
There seems to be something wrong with your logic there Joe.
by Peter13
Sat Jan 28, 2017 3:54 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Saving the IRC
Replies: 26
Views: 12518

Re: Saving the IRC

As a (newer) person who now only goes into for packet readings now, I will share my story. When I first went into the chat room, I felt there was a sort of openness that I enjoyed, though I did get reprimanded for being a bit silly. I think that it seems that those who have more 'social credit' (i.e...
by Peter13
Wed Jan 11, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2017 ACF Regionals global announcement (2/18/2017)
Replies: 51
Views: 35286

Re: 2017 ACF Regionals global announcement (2/18/2017)

Hello, I think I might have made a mistake with regards to eligibility. In the registration form, it links to a 2015 archived page, which has a different eligibility requirement of Division 2 for Regionals than the new revised 2016-17 one. In the former case, we would be considered eligible since we...
by Peter13
Fri Dec 02, 2016 1:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Delta Burke @ McMaster (Nov. 27, 2016)
Replies: 9
Views: 4253

Re: Delta Burke @ McMaster (Nov. 27, 2016)

Congratulations to Jay and Aayush for winning Delta Burke by clearing the field 12-0! Another congratulations is in order for Aaron on Stars Hollow: The Musical for getting over 63 PPG to be our top scorer! Despite all the little things that put a little bit of a wrench in our plans, things turned r...
by Peter13
Thu Dec 01, 2016 2:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Delta Burke @ McMaster (Nov. 27, 2016)
Replies: 9
Views: 4253

Re: Delta Burke @ McMaster (Nov. 27, 2016)

Senator_Jay wrote:Are stats going to be posted for this?
Yes. They will be posted when I have the time (i.e. should be up by this weekend).
by Peter13
Mon Nov 28, 2016 6:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Terrapin XXIX @ McMaster (Nov. 26, 2016)
Replies: 11
Views: 5025

Re: Terrapin XXIX @ McMaster (Nov. 26, 2016)

Thanks again to everyone to came to Terrapin this Saturday at McMaster. A big thanks to all the McMaster members who graciously helped to staff this weekend. Another thanks is needed for teams coming to play to make this tournament possible (A special thanks to Ming-Ho for coming all the way from Bo...
by Peter13
Sun Nov 27, 2016 3:00 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Delta Burke @ McMaster (Nov. 27, 2016)
Replies: 9
Views: 4253

Re: Delta Burke @ McMaster (Nov. 27, 2016)

Copy of email sent to teams. Hello everyone, and thanks for participating in Delta Burke @ McMaster this year! Below are just a few housekeeping notes about what to expect. If you have any questions, please email me at macquizbowl@gmail.com. Our headquarters for Sunday will be in the McMaster Univer...
by Peter13
Sat Nov 26, 2016 11:21 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Terrapin XXIX @ McMaster (Nov. 26, 2016)
Replies: 11
Views: 5025

Re: Terrapin XXIX @ McMaster (Nov. 26, 2016)

Live stats can be found here.
by Peter13
Fri Nov 25, 2016 8:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Terrapin XXIX @ McMaster (Nov. 26, 2016)
Replies: 11
Views: 5025

Re: Terrapin XXIX @ McMaster (Nov. 26, 2016)

Copy of the email I sent out to participating teams. Hello everyone, and thanks for participating in Terrapin XXIX @ McMaster this year! Below are just a few housekeeping notes about what to expect. If you have any questions, please email me at macquizbowl@gmail.com. Our headquarters for Saturday wi...
by Peter13
Fri Nov 25, 2016 8:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Terrapin XXIX @ McMaster (Nov. 26, 2016)
Replies: 11
Views: 5025

Re: Terrapin XXIX @ McMaster (Nov. 26, 2016)

Senator_Jay wrote:Any other interest in this? Or is it going to be a 3-team death spiral quadruple round robin?
Ya, most likely a 4-team quadruple round robin (unless teams prefer a triple instead).
by Peter13
Tue Nov 01, 2016 3:30 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Delta Burke @ McMaster (Nov. 27, 2016)
Replies: 9
Views: 4253

Re: Delta Burke @ McMaster (Nov. 27, 2016)

Current Field

Paul K. et al.
Jay et al.
Aayush et al.
Adam et al.
by Peter13
Mon Oct 31, 2016 2:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Terrapin XXIX @ McMaster (Nov. 26, 2016)
Replies: 11
Views: 5025

Re: Terrapin XXIX @ McMaster (Nov. 26, 2016)

Current Field

Toronto A
Toronto B
NEU
Waterloo
by Peter13
Mon Oct 31, 2016 1:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Terrapin XXIX @ McMaster (Nov. 26, 2016)
Replies: 11
Views: 5025

Re: Terrapin XXIX @ McMaster (Nov. 26, 2016)

Any field update for this site? Currently, even though we have received some informal interest, no school has officially signed up as of today. Is this tournament open or closed? Terrapin is a closed tournament. Terrapin is a closed tournament, but (with approval from those at the University of Mar...
by Peter13
Fri Oct 28, 2016 11:19 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: PSA: Mohammed Reza Shah is not "Reza Shah"
Replies: 39
Views: 11022

Re: PSA: Mohammed Reza Shah is not "Reza Shah"

I agree with both of you (Charlie and Andrew). Relating back to the original point that I was trying to get at, it seems that there is some sort of point of acceptance between unacceptability (like in the Reza Shah example) and acceptability (Lorca). My point was where do we draw the line between th...
by Peter13
Fri Oct 28, 2016 12:23 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: PSA: Mohammed Reza Shah is not "Reza Shah"
Replies: 39
Views: 11022

Re: PSA: Mohammed Reza Shah is not "Reza Shah"

I agree with aspects of everyone here that one should not just accept Reza Shah for Muhammad Reza. Prompting depends on the context and level given, but I do agree with other examples that one must look at the time period and relevance of the character and make a judgement on that. One thing to note...
by Peter13
Sat Oct 22, 2016 7:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MacIntro II @ McMaster (Oct. 22nd, 2016)
Replies: 3
Views: 2091

Re: MacIntro II @ McMaster (Oct. 22nd, 2016)

Thanks to all the teams who participated in the second iteration of MacIntro! Another resounding thanks to all the staffers for helping to make this tournament happen including Jay, Aaron, Randi, Leslie, Raymond, Brian, Luka, and Joe! This is the first time we have had players visit us from a foreig...
by Peter13
Fri Oct 21, 2016 3:35 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MacIntro II @ McMaster (Oct. 22nd, 2016)
Replies: 3
Views: 2091

Re: MacIntro II @ McMaster (Oct. 22nd, 2016)

Copy of email sent to teams: Hello teams, First of all, thanks for registering for MacIntro! Details about the tournament can be found below. Tournament Location The tournament will be held on the second floor of the McMaster University Student Centre (MUSC). The building can be seen marked with a y...
by Peter13
Wed Oct 19, 2016 4:23 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Preseason Poll
Replies: 30
Views: 19149

Re: Preseason Poll

To the comments above, I agree with both Michael and Brian in certain ways and differ in others. I think that both polls have their use, but think that in the high school circuit, where very few schools know about a substantial portion of (average) teams outside their circuit (compared with the coll...
by Peter13
Mon Oct 17, 2016 11:56 am
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Preseason Poll
Replies: 30
Views: 19149

Re: Preseason Poll

I agree with Jakob here, and feel that schools that are in smaller circuits and thus play less teams will have less exposure than teams in larger circuits. One example I am familiar with is Lisgar. While I didn't expect them to be in the Top 25, I was surprised that they didn't receive a single vote...
by Peter13
Sun Sep 18, 2016 10:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MacIntro II @ McMaster (Oct. 22nd, 2016)
Replies: 3
Views: 2091

Re: MacIntro II @ McMaster (Oct. 22nd, 2016)

Current Field

Central RH A
Central RH B
Central RH C
East Scarborough
New York High School
Waterloo CI
Westmount A
Westmount B
White Oaks
by Peter13
Tue Aug 30, 2016 2:45 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Preseason Poll 2016-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 12961

Re: Preseason Poll 2016-2017

I am hearing rumours that the University of Toronto's quizbowl team will take in Aayush Rajasekaran from Waterloo and Jay Misuk from McMaster in addition to Patrick Liao having confirmed he would be going there to study earlier in the year.
by Peter13
Sun Aug 21, 2016 4:29 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: State specific quizbowl message boards and sites
Replies: 17
Views: 13323

Re: State specific quizbowl message boards and sites

I know I am a bit late to this, but here are the following links for Ontario (the province in Canada).

ONQBA: http://www.onqba.ca and https://www.facebook.com/ONQBA/
A more general Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/189186191130522/
by Peter13
Tue Jul 05, 2016 4:57 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2016 @ University of Toronto (August 6th, 2016)
Replies: 23
Views: 11496

Re: VETO 2016 @ University of Toronto (August 6th, 2016)

raffi_-_c-a-n-a-d-a.mp3 wrote:I'd like a team for this
I would as well.
by Peter13
Wed Jun 22, 2016 12:17 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MacVanity III: The Return of Jeff Goldblum
Replies: 14
Views: 6962

Re: MacVanity III: The Return of Jeff Goldblum

Due to everyone's support, the McMaster Quizbowl Club is pleased to be able to donate $160.00 to the McMaster Children's Hospital Foundation. This will help to purchase new equipment, support redevelopment initiatives, contribute to world-class research and assist with education and professional dev...
by Peter13
Sun Jun 19, 2016 8:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MacVanity III: The Return of Jeff Goldblum
Replies: 14
Views: 6962

Re: MacVanity III: The Return of Jeff Goldblum

Around occasionally wrote:Will the set be posted?
I don't know if it will or not (you will have to ask Jay about that), but anyone who played at the event is free to ask for a copy of the set.
by Peter13
Sun Jun 19, 2016 5:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MacVanity III: The Return of Jeff Goldblum
Replies: 14
Views: 6962

Re: MacVanity III: The Return of Jeff Goldblum

Thanks to everyone for coming out to play, including Chip, who came from New Hampshire (though I still appreciate the people who trekked from Toronto, Waterloo, etc. to play some trivia). After a double round robin, we had three teams in contention for first place. Concluding a four team single elim...
by Peter13
Sat Jun 18, 2016 8:17 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MacVanity III: The Return of Jeff Goldblum
Replies: 14
Views: 6962

Re: MacVanity III: The Return of Jeff Goldblum

Hello everyone. I would like everyone to know that I am now at the headquarters of the tournament in Room 206/207 of the student centre. Try to get here by 9am, we will try to start promptly at 9:30am. Meet me at the headquarters where Jay will likely discuss all the rules and scheduling of the tour...
by Peter13
Wed May 11, 2016 2:09 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Gauging interest for before-and-after contributions
Replies: 13
Views: 6227

Re: Gauging interest for before-and-after contributions

I was already was in the middle of a mashup side-event when I saw this post. It will eventually include 60 tossups of about high school difficulty, with an academic distribution. I was originally going to have it as a side-event for MacVanity III, but could add it to this after the event commences.
by Peter13
Tue May 10, 2016 9:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Canadian Player Poll 2016: We Have Prizes!
Replies: 33
Views: 10585

Re: Canadian Player Poll 2016: We Have Prizes!

raffi_-_c-a-n-a-d-a.mp3 wrote:
Muriel Axon wrote:Friendly reminder: I'm a Canadian citizen.
So is Eric Xu!
Fun Fact: Ming-Ho was not actually born in Canada.
by Peter13
Tue May 10, 2016 9:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Canadian Player Poll 2016: We Have Prizes!
Replies: 33
Views: 10585

Re: Canadian Player Poll 2016: We Have Prizes!

Can I have a list of all Canadian citizens playing quizbowl in the USA? I actually don't know anyone except Will Nediger (and now Rafael Krichevsky).
by Peter13
Thu May 05, 2016 11:47 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MacVanity III: The Return of Jeff Goldblum
Replies: 14
Views: 6962

Re: MacVanity III: The Return of Jeff Goldblum

Update: The rooms have officially been booked for this, and the event is scheduled to happen on Saturday June 18th, 2016 . Be ready to have fun playing trivia and knowing that your contribution is going to a good cause! EDIT: Changed from you're to your. My defence is that I am a (soon to be) econom...
by Peter13
Mon Mar 21, 2016 4:43 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Acronym IX @ McMaster - 03/20/2016
Replies: 4
Views: 2994

Re: Acronym IX @ McMaster - 03/20/2016

Congratulation to Eeveelutions (featuring Kira, Aaron, Christine, and Adam) for winning ACRONYM and clearing the field with a 9-1 record! Despite the late start (mostly due to me sleeping in for over an hour more than I should) and the timing and staffing constraints that were imposed, I am glad tha...
by Peter13
Sat Mar 19, 2016 6:22 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT @ McMaster - 03/19/2016
Replies: 9
Views: 4548

Re: MUT @ McMaster - 03/19/2016

Thanks for everyone for playing MUT. I really appreciate everyone who helped to make the tournament happen, including Christine, Adam, and all the McMaster staffers. Despite the few difficulties we had throughout the day, they helped to get the tournament to run smoothly. In other news, stats can be...
by Peter13
Fri Mar 18, 2016 11:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT @ McMaster - 03/19/2016
Replies: 9
Views: 4548

Re: MUT @ McMaster - 03/19/2016

I hope we do a #quadroundrobin like other 4 team tournaments this season. Ottawa has joined in, and we are likely to have a house team, bringing the total up to six teams. With that taken in to account, as well as the fact that we want to finish early to play Christmas Present, it will most likely ...
by Peter13
Fri Mar 18, 2016 1:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Acronym IX @ McMaster - 03/20/2016
Replies: 4
Views: 2994

Re: Acronym IX @ McMaster - 03/20/2016

Because of a room-booking issue, we are changing locations and having our tournament at Burke Science Building (BSB). Our headquarters will be BSB 106. For those who don't know, I have included a picture to help to better understand the general location (The circled building (11) is BSB. As a refere...