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by The Lutes of Dependency
Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: CO 2019 Discussion
Replies: 48
Views: 11641

Re: CO 2019 Discussion

I was very pleased with the jazz in this set. I felt that the clue selection was wonderful and properly rewarded people for interacting with (i.e. playing and listening to) jazz in a way that didn't involve impossible answerlines and complete chord progression-bowl.
by The Lutes of Dependency
Sun Jul 08, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl at Truman State (October 27, 2018)
Replies: 5
Views: 2751

Penn Bowl at Truman State (October 27, 2018)

Hello everyone! Truman State is pleased to announce that we will be mirroring Penn Bowl on October 27, 2018. Information about the set can be found here Tournament Fees: $120 Base Fee -$10 Buzzer Discount per each working buzzer system you bring (this must allow for 8 players to play at once to qual...
by The Lutes of Dependency
Thu Jun 16, 2016 10:04 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Where Are You Going to College Next Year (2015-2016)
Replies: 35
Views: 17218

Re: Where Are You Going to College Next Year (2015-2016)

I'm going to Truman State and am thinking about playing
by The Lutes of Dependency
Wed Jul 01, 2015 6:23 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: Advice on Studying Fine Arts
Replies: 13
Views: 11207

Re: Advice on Studying Fine Arts

(Note: this is from the perspective of a specialist who focuses more on music than vis art) First of all: Welcome to the forums. You can start by memorizing titles. In all parts of the art distribution that may get you pretty far. For music, knowing stuff about music theory (such as chord structure,...
by The Lutes of Dependency
Wed Jun 17, 2015 6:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Gauging interest for before-and-after contributions
Replies: 13
Views: 6273

Re: Gauging interest for before-and-after contributions

This is fantastic! What is the target difficulty?
by The Lutes of Dependency
Fri Apr 10, 2015 6:37 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: What is your definition of a good Quiz Bowl player?
Replies: 5
Views: 3394

Re: What is your definition of a good Quiz Bowl player?

A lot of good points are brought up in this thread. If a team is made up of generalists that don't want to specialize, there's a big chance that they won't act as a team (which can result in a lot of unnecessary negs). I guess, to answer your question, a good Quiz Bowl player is someone who has both...
by The Lutes of Dependency
Sat Apr 04, 2015 4:33 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Odd Ways of Learning Things
Replies: 177
Views: 137452

Re: Odd Ways of Learning Things

I don't think he comes up much, but I learned who William Allen White was from They Might Be Giants videos.

Also because of TMBG I got a pretty good buzz on a James K Polk tossup, even though I really suck at history.
by The Lutes of Dependency
Thu Feb 26, 2015 5:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Feynman's BONGOS: A Side Event (for PACE and maybe HSNCT)
Replies: 65
Views: 37964

Re: Feynman's BONGOS: A Side Event (for PACE and maybe HSNCT

Just out of curiosity, what exactly is implied by "Science Trash"?