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by wordsinblood
Mon Jun 08, 2015 4:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2015 PACE NSC: Question set discussion
Replies: 65
Views: 29590

Re: 2015 PACE NSC: Question set discussion

I'd be interested to see the subdistribution within Religion, if such a thing exists. Splitting hairs here, but looking back at the first line of the "Jummah/Friday" tossup -- "Anyone who recites a chapter telling the story of the seven sleepers of Ephesus on this day will be blessed until the next ...
by wordsinblood
Wed Apr 01, 2015 11:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HERMES at Richard Montgomery (MD) (Main-site) - 3.28.2015
Replies: 9
Views: 6621

Re: HERMES at Richard Montgomery (MD) (Main-site) - 3.28.201

We'll probably wait until after the season ends/after Nationals. (Not that we're waiting for anything, but in theory we'd want to update based on comments from this tourney, so a date that far into the future gives us ample time...)
by wordsinblood
Sat Mar 28, 2015 7:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HERMES at Richard Montgomery (MD) (Main-site) - 3.28.2015
Replies: 9
Views: 6621

Re: HERMES at Richard Montgomery (MD) (Main-site) - 3.28.201

Thanks to Ben for posting that wrap up! if you have comments on the question content go to user groups and ask to join the HERMES group I myself just want to reiterate this point. We have had many people join the usergroup from across the country but no one has used it thus far :( We really do want ...
by wordsinblood
Sun Mar 22, 2015 12:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HERMES at Richard Montgomery (MD) (Main-site) - 3.28.2015
Replies: 9
Views: 6621

Re: HERMES at Richard Montgomery (MD) (Main-site) - 3.28.201

With the addition of Loudon County, the field is now closed!

EDIT: We had some teams drop out, so we are reopening the field for one more team. Please let us know ASAP if you are interested!
by wordsinblood
Wed Mar 18, 2015 3:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HERMES at Richard Montgomery (MD) (Main-site) - 3.28.2015
Replies: 9
Views: 6621

Re: HERMES at Richard Montgomery (MD) (Main-site) - 3.28.201

We are just two teams away from filling our field! If you want to come out, send us your registration asap to secure your spot.
Once we reach our 24-team field-cap, any additional teams to register will be placed on the waitlist.

UPDATE: Down to just one spot left!
by wordsinblood
Sun Mar 01, 2015 12:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HERMES at Richard Montgomery (MD) (Main-site) - 3.28.2015
Replies: 9
Views: 6621

Re: HERMES at Richard Montgomery (MD) (Main-site) - 3.28.201

I am pleased to announce that this tournament has been Platinum Certified by PACE, meaning that the top 25% of our field (rounded up to the nearest integer) will qualify for the national high school quizbowl championship, the PACE NSC, on the weekend of June 6th-7th.
by wordsinblood
Tue Feb 17, 2015 11:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HERMES at Richard Montgomery (MD) (Main-site) - 3.28.2015
Replies: 9
Views: 6621

Re: HERMES at Richard Montgomery (MD) (Main-site) - 3.28.201

With about a week left until the tournament, the field is currently: Running Total (23 teams/17 buzzers/2 moderators) Quince Orchard (2/1/0) GDS (2/2/0) Centennial (6/3/0) Maggie Walker (1/1/0) Wilmington Charter (2/4/0) JEB Stuart (1/1/0) Montgomery Blair (1/1/0) Rockville (1/1/1) Archbishop Spaldi...
by wordsinblood
Thu Jan 22, 2015 11:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HERMES at Richard Montgomery (MD) (Main-site) - 3.28.2015
Replies: 9
Views: 6621

HERMES at Richard Montgomery (MD) (Main-site) - 3.28.2015

Hello. The Richard Montgomery HS Academic Team would like to announce our spring tournament on March 28, 2015 from 8:15am to ~5pm at our school in Rockville, MD. The tournament will be the main-site of our question set, HERMES (about which more information can be found here ). Format Each round of t...
by wordsinblood
Tue Aug 12, 2014 2:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Richard Montgomery's HERMES available for mirrors!
Replies: 22
Views: 16423

Re: Richard Montgomery's HERMES available for mirrors!

List of Fighting Spirit characters wrote:What does "other" mean in this context? What specific fine arts media?
Other art includes art film, architecture, photography, sculpture and maybe 1-2 contemporary art questions.
by wordsinblood
Thu Jul 31, 2014 5:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Richard Montgomery's HERMES available for mirrors!
Replies: 22
Views: 16423

Re: Richard Montgomery's HERMES available for mirrors!

Thank you everyone for the feedback! Trinish and I definitely want this set to be more accessible that it currently appears. Sorry if this post is a bit long, but we've decided to incorporate most of the suggested changes, so I'd like to address each of them. Of all of the suggestions, (we feel) phi...
by wordsinblood
Wed Jul 30, 2014 9:38 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Richard Montgomery's HERMES available for mirrors!
Replies: 22
Views: 16423

Re: Richard Montgomery's HERMES available for mirrors!

I'll go ahead and point out that according to last year's Morlan adjustments ( http://hsqbrank.com/2013-2014-stat-adjustments/ ), Prison Bowl and GSAC were both on the harder side of regular difficulty while BELLOCO was easier. Since BELLoco has not been posted online, our reference to that set was...
by wordsinblood
Tue Jul 29, 2014 8:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Richard Montgomery's HERMES available for mirrors!
Replies: 22
Views: 16423

Richard Montgomery's HERMES available for mirrors!

Hello. The Richard Montgomery High School Quizbowl team is excited to announce that our housewrite, HERMES, is available for mirrors starting in September, for the duration of the 2014-2015 season. The set was written and head-edited by myself and Trinish Chatterjee, with considerable contribution f...