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by Yor, the Hunter from the Future
Mon May 05, 2014 4:08 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Quiz Bowl Survivor: 50 Buzz, 49 Neg
Replies: 169
Views: 95924

Re: Quiz Bowl Survivor: 50 Buzz, 49 Neg

Ukonvasara wrote:
Yor, the Hunter from the Future wrote:dysprosium meant “green twin”
In the true spirit of quizbowl pedantry: it's actually praseodymium that means "green twin", which I know because the NAQT parody packet I wrote a few years ago included a two-line tossup on praseodymium.
Yep. Mea culpa.
by Yor, the Hunter from the Future
Mon May 05, 2014 1:48 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Quiz Bowl Survivor: 50 Buzz, 49 Neg
Replies: 169
Views: 95924

Re: Quiz Bowl Survivor: 50 Buzz, 49 Neg

In the summer of 2002-ish, Zeke and Paul Litvak were in the DC area and organized a few practices in some basement corner of Jimenez Hall at Maryland. [side note: Is Jimenez the closest thing we have to a Quizbowl UNESCO World Heritage Site? Someone ought to stick a historical marker on a wall near ...
by Yor, the Hunter from the Future
Tue Apr 29, 2014 12:27 am
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Quiz Bowl Survivor: 50 Buzz, 49 Neg
Replies: 169
Views: 95924

Re: Quiz Bowl Survivor: 50 Buzz, 49 Neg

"Personal memories include coming across the 3 Boys and a Goy team for the first time. This was a group of middle-aged and older former quizbowlers who played many of the open and masters tournaments of that time despite never coming remotely close to winning any of them as far as I know." Actually...