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by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Fri Nov 12, 2021 2:38 pm
Forum: Practices, Scrimmages, Online Packets, and Playtesting
Topic: Halloween Contemporary Poetry Half-Packet
Replies: 4
Views: 917

Re: Halloween Contemporary Poetry Half-Packet

The packet has been posted on the database and can be found here.
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Thu Nov 11, 2021 7:46 am
Forum: Practices, Scrimmages, Online Packets, and Playtesting
Topic: Halloween Contemporary Poetry Half-Packet
Replies: 4
Views: 917

Re: Halloween Contemporary Poetry Half-Packet

This happened last Sunday on Halloween, where I read 13 power-marked tossups. I wrote 11 more tossups to make a 24-tossup full packet. I'll read the remaining 11 tossups on Thursday at 10pm Eastern in the Discord server again. If you'd like the date/time to be moved, please let me know. I'll post t...
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Mon Nov 08, 2021 3:37 am
Forum: Practices, Scrimmages, Online Packets, and Playtesting
Topic: Halloween Contemporary Poetry Half-Packet
Replies: 4
Views: 917

Re: Halloween Contemporary Poetry Half-Packet

This happened last Sunday on Halloween, where I read 13 power-marked tossups. I wrote 11 more tossups to make a 24-tossup full packet. I'll read the remaining 11 tossups on Thursday at 10pm Eastern in the Discord server again. If you'd like the date/time to be moved, please let me know. I'll post th...
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Sun Oct 31, 2021 2:30 pm
Forum: Practices, Scrimmages, Online Packets, and Playtesting
Topic: Halloween Contemporary Poetry Half-Packet
Replies: 4
Views: 917

Re: Halloween Contemporary Poetry Half-Packet

This will tentatively happen tonight at 10pm Eastern in the Quizbowl Discord server. Let me know if you want to hear the questions again another time and I can probably do it.
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Sun Oct 31, 2021 4:06 am
Forum: Practices, Scrimmages, Online Packets, and Playtesting
Topic: Halloween Contemporary Poetry Half-Packet
Replies: 4
Views: 917

Halloween Contemporary Poetry Half-Packet

Hi, I've written a Halloween Contemporary Poetry Half-Packet. It is 10 tossups about poetry that generally prioritizes poetry from the past 20 years, though some late 20th-century poetry is included as well. The difficulty is open-level. The subject matter has nothing to do with Halloween, I just wr...
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Mon Aug 23, 2021 8:32 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Modern Music (side event)
Replies: 0
Views: 514

Modern Music (side event)

Hi all, I’m in the process of writing a side event called Modern Music . This is a set exclusively about popular music (meaning, exclusive of jazz and classical music) since 1990. The difficulty is open -level. There will be 6 packets of 20 powermarked tossups. The distribution is as follows: 5 1990...
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Mon Apr 19, 2021 12:59 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Where Are You Going Next Year? (Collegiate 2021)
Replies: 46
Views: 16687

Where are you going to college next year? (2021)

I've accepted my admission offer from The New School's MFA program in creative writing (dual concentration in nonfiction and poetry) for this upcoming fall. I'm debating studying a lot over the summer to try to become a generalist and solo tournaments…
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Tue Dec 29, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Groger Ranks 2020-21
Replies: 12
Views: 8248

Re: Groger Ranks 2020-21

Thank you for removing TJ and Mission San Jose from your rankings - doing so, and explaining your decision, is an important statement.
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Thu Oct 08, 2020 1:44 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: Resobowl - A Charity Music Tournament for BLM (Good Call NYC)
Replies: 5
Views: 1804

Re: Resobowl - A Charity Music Tournament for BLM (Good Call NYC)

Hip Hop and R&B (3/0) - 70s-90s Hip Hop - 70s-90s Hip Hop - Contemporary Hip Hop and R&B Did you mean to say "70s-90s Hip Hop" twice? Other than that and the questions Robert asked, this looks great I think this is saying that there will be 2/0 70s-90s Hip Hop and 1/0 Contemporary...
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Tue Sep 15, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: PAveMEnT: A Remote Cooperation Audio Tournament (Winter 2020)
Replies: 31
Views: 7987

Re: PAveMEnT: A Remote Cooperation Audio Tournament (Winter 2020)

Cheynem wrote: Tue Sep 15, 2020 12:01 pm Can there be like a team formation sheet? I'm kind of interested in playing, but I don't want to register until I have a partner secured.
Sorry about that - just fixed this, look above for a team formation sheet! :)
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: PAveMEnT: A Remote Cooperation Audio Tournament (Winter 2020)
Replies: 31
Views: 7987

Re: PAveMEnT: A Remote Cooperation Audio Tournament (Winter 2020)

The final distribution change, and an addendum to answer questions that have been asked privately to me about the distribution, are as follows (the distribution change reflects a decrease in jazz and an increase in soul, blues, pre-1960 rock, country, and folk): 2 pop music from 1950-1989 2 pop musi...
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: The Myth of the Machine - 2020 Bentley Tech Tournament
Replies: 8
Views: 2205

Re: The Myth of the Machine - 2020 Bentley Tech Tournament

StockierAsp9634 wrote: Mon Sep 14, 2020 7:30 pm Which section of https://quizbowlpackets.com/ is it on?
The collegiate section; you can also find it here.
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Sun Aug 30, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: PAveMEnT: A Remote Cooperation Audio Tournament (Winter 2020)
Replies: 31
Views: 7987

Re: PAveMEnT: A Remote Cooperation Audio Tournament (Winter 2020)

The distribution has been updated to reflect an increase in "pop music" representation: 2 pop music from 1950-1989 2 pop music from 1990-2020 1 soul, blues, folk, country, pre-1960 rock 3 jazz / Great American Songbook 1 electronic music / electronica / house music 3.5 rap, hip-hop, and R&...
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Sat Aug 29, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: PAveMEnT: A Remote Cooperation Audio Tournament (Winter 2020)
Replies: 31
Views: 7987

Re: PAveMEnT: A Remote Cooperation Audio Tournament (Winter 2020)

Cheynem wrote: Sat Aug 29, 2020 11:09 pm It's not unreasonable, but I guess I don't see the particular attraction--is the field and rosters exactly the same?
No, the idea is that the field and rosters could be different between the tournaments, as well as the mirrors of the tournaments.
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Sat Aug 29, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: PAveMEnT: A Remote Cooperation Audio Tournament (Winter 2020)
Replies: 31
Views: 7987

Re: PAveMEnT: A Remote Cooperation Audio Tournament (Winter 2020)

Cheynem wrote: Sat Aug 29, 2020 10:35 pm Am I not understanding Option B? Is it literally just two different tournaments? Do the results of the first tournament result in seeding or placement for the second?
They're not intended to result in placement or seeding for the second. Does this strike you as odd or unreasonable?
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Sat Aug 29, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: PAveMEnT: A Remote Cooperation Audio Tournament (Winter 2020)
Replies: 31
Views: 7987

Re: PAveMEnT: A Remote Cooperation Audio Tournament (Winter 2020)

It occurs to me that this should probably be in the trash section; could a mod move the thread there? Thanks!
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Sat Aug 29, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: PAveMEnT: A Remote Cooperation Audio Tournament (Winter 2020)
Replies: 31
Views: 7987

PAveMEnT: A Remote Cooperation Audio Tournament (Winter 2020)

I’m pleased to announce PAveMEnT ( P opular Music A uditory M usic E nthusiast T ournament): A Remote Cooperation Audio Tournament. PAveMEnT is an online music doubles tournament oriented around popular music, i.e. non-classical music. The tournament will be written by myself, Taylor Harvey, Wonyoun...
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Mon Aug 10, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MARCATo (Summer 2020)
Replies: 48
Views: 11406

Re: MARCATo (Summer 2020)

I would like to play this tournament. If anyone is interested in playing with me, please contact me and we'll sign up for the waitlist.
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Sun Nov 11, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2018 EFT at Stanford, 11/10
Replies: 3
Views: 5803

Re: 2018 EFT at Stanford, 11/10

Berkeley A beat Stanford in a finals round that they entered with one less loss than Stanford to win the tournament. Stats can be found here . Thanks to everyone who came out for the tournament! I hope you all had a great time. Feel free to join the discussion forum for the EFT set by going to your ...
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:19 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2018 EFT at Stanford, 11/10
Replies: 3
Views: 5803

Re: 2018 EFT at Stanford, 11/10

Aaron's Rod wrote: Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:27 am What does the field look like right now?
We tentatively have enough Berkeley and Stanford teams for this tournament to happen, for sure, but we’d like some diversity in the field: please sign up (very) soon if you would like to play this tournament!
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Mon Nov 05, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2018 - Specific Questions and Errata
Replies: 53
Views: 22069

Re: ACF Fall 2018 - Specific Questions and Errata

I would like to apologize for that blunder with respect to the Große Fuge clue; I realize that using the term "this genre" with respect to that piece caused some confusion, and I certainly wish I had written that differently (along with many other things in this set, which I will address i...
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Mon Oct 29, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl 2018 Online Mirror (12/09/18)
Replies: 23
Views: 15268

Re: Penn Bowl 2018 Online Mirror (12/09/18)

Sunday, Dec 9th won the poll, so we'll be holding the mirror then. More details to come!
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Sat Oct 27, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl 2018 Online Mirror (12/09/18)
Replies: 23
Views: 15268

Re: Penn Bowl 2018 Online Mirror

Benin Rebirth Party wrote: Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:17 pm Hello,

When will this poll close?

McGill A will play this together. Should we vote once or four times?

Thanks,
Thanks for asking. The poll will close Monday morning. Each player looking to play this should vote individually, so 4 votes for McGill A would make sense. Sorry for not clarifying!
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Fri Oct 26, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl 2018 Online Mirror (12/09/18)
Replies: 23
Views: 15268

Penn Bowl 2018 Online Mirror (12/09/18)

Hi, this is a preliminary announcement for the online mirror of Penn Bowl 2018 , which I'll be TD'ing. I'll update this OP with details soon, but so far, I know that it'll cost $15 a head to play and that it will either take place on a day the weekend of November 17th, a day the weekend of December ...
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: Scheduling a 25 team, 14 packet tournament
Replies: 4
Views: 6030

Re: Scheduling a 25 team, 14 packet tournament

Not an expert in TDing or anything, but I'll give this a shot. The best I can come up with is this: Prelims: 5 pools of 5 teams each. 5 rounds where every team plays 4 games. Playoffs: Upper and middle pools of 10 teams each (top 2 / 3rd and 4th teams from each prelim pool), resulting in 8 matches f...
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Wed Sep 26, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2018 @ Stanford (November 3)
Replies: 2
Views: 5290

Re: ACF Fall 2018 @ Stanford (November 3)

Bumping this because the no penalty deadline is coming up next week and I haven't received any registrations for this tournament yet. If you're interested in playing, please make sure to follow all the steps outlined in the post above! If you emailed me with a registration and I didn't reply to you ...
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:30 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT Open Discord Mirror (09/22/2018)
Replies: 8
Views: 5325

Re: EFT Open Discord Mirror (09/22/2018)

Thanks to everyone who has signed up on the spreadsheet so far! We're in serious need of two more staffers, and are willing to pay for your time (see the OP), so if you are available, please consider helping us out and staffing for this tournament. A logistics email will be coming soon for players, ...
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Sat Aug 25, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2018 @ Stanford (November 3)
Replies: 2
Views: 5290

ACF Fall 2018 @ Stanford (November 3)

I am pleased to announce the Northern California site of ACF Fall 2018, to be held at Stanford University on Saturday, 3 November 2018 . Registration Registration for this event has two steps: First , please write to me at [email protected].edu with team name, number, and buzzer/staffer information. Se...
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Sat Aug 04, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Preseason poll 2018–19
Replies: 25
Views: 15944

Re: Preseason poll 2018–19

Stanford updates. Nathan Weiser, Nikhil Desai, and Kyle Sutherlin all graduated / completed their respective programs this past year. :cry: byebye Natan Holtzman, formerly from UNC Chapel Hill, and Marianna Zhang from UChicago will be joining us in the coming year for grad programs / PhDs. I don't k...
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Wed Aug 01, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Fuck it, let's rank the sets
Replies: 28
Views: 17922

Re: Fuck it, let's rank the sets

I apologize for not having more easy sets; for all I know SMT really might belong up here :mad: :mad: :mad: On the other hand, if you're talking about "hitting their difficulty target," it might be less fair to talk about SMT or MUT, since I think they both tended harder than what their i...
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Sun Jul 29, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)
Replies: 17
Views: 6280

Re: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)

Day 2 of this mirror happened today. With 6 teams in the field, we played a double round robin. Since we didn't have any packets beyond the 10 prelim rounds, we just decided to have the records stand as they were after the prelims, with no finals games. "Help I'm in Iceland and Can't Come to Pr...
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Sat Jul 28, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)
Replies: 17
Views: 6280

Re: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)

Day 1 of this mirror happened today. With 4 teams in the field, we played a triple round robin. Our plan was to either make packet 10 a one-game final if the top two teams were tied in record or a scrimmage if they weren't. "Help I'm in Iceland and Can't Come to Practice" had a better reco...
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)
Replies: 17
Views: 6280

Re: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)

As a final reminder of important things for people who are playing this:
  • Pay me ($10/person)
    Join the Discord before the day that you're playing
    Arrive 15 minutes early, prior to the 11 AM EST start time each day
    PM or Email me to get the full logistics email
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Thu Jul 26, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)
Replies: 17
Views: 6280

Re: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)

Logistics emails have been sent to all players and staffers. If anyone's team did not receive the email, please PM or email me and I can send it to you. Thanks!
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Wed Jul 25, 2018 11:47 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)
Replies: 17
Views: 6280

Re: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)

It looks like Saturday still has only three teams signed up, so presumably we'd be just taking turns playing each other for the entire day. Not saying this isn't OK by me (having lots of byes is actually pretty nice)--but just wanted to confirm the TDs have no plans to change anything in regards to...
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Wed Jul 25, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)
Replies: 17
Views: 6280

Re: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)

This is the last call for signups for the two mirrors. I'll be sending out a logistics email to all players, free agents, and staffers tomorrow.
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)
Replies: 17
Views: 6280

Re: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)

Are you still looking for mods? We're looking totally good on mods for Saturday, but if we end up filling up an 8th team on Sunday and another team wants to sign up, we'd need another mod. If you're available, totally feel free to put down your name as a staffer! We might not need it, though. We're...
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Mon Jul 09, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)
Replies: 17
Views: 6280

Re: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)

The Day 1 field cap is currently at 10 and the Day 2 field cap is at 8, thanks to the generous help of Connor Mayers and Matt Mitchell.
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Wed Jul 04, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)
Replies: 17
Views: 6280

Re: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)

I just wanted to confirm that day 1 will be packets 1-10 and day 2 11-20? This is important as some of us already played the first half of the tournament (1-12) at a live site. edit: our plan would be to have Rein solo the rounds on 11 and 12 then join him afterwards Yes, this is correct, and that ...
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Wed Jul 04, 2018 12:23 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)
Replies: 17
Views: 6280

Re: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)

As a team (the BC team) has stated that they will only be playing day 2 of the mirror, I have fixed the sheet so that there's a Day 1 sheet and a Day 2 sheet. Feel free to sign up for whichever day works for you. Am I allowed to compete in this as a middle schooler (well, technically my MS career is...
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT Online Mirror
Replies: 27
Views: 8670

Re: NASAT Online Mirror

Can we play just one day or the other? Sure! We might adjust prices depending on how in-demand playing only one day ends up being, we'll get back to you guys on that. I would prefer the double mirror approach because I won't be able to play on the later date, which would have been the more preferre...
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)
Replies: 17
Views: 6280

NASAT Online Mirror 2 (7/28 to 7/29)

The second online mirror of NASAT will take place on July 28th and 29th, with 10 packets read each day. The registration fee is $10/person for the entire weekend, and can be paid via Venmo (to @youngflee99). The tournament will be run on this Discord server , and you can sign up here . I'm setting a...
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Mon Jun 25, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT Online Mirror
Replies: 27
Views: 8670

Re: NASAT Online Mirror

There will be two mirrors: one on the July 14/15 weekend, and another on the July 28/29 weekend. Both weekends will have 10 packets played on Saturday and 10 packets played on Sunday. I'll be TDing the 28/29 weekend, and Matt Mitchell will TD the 14/15 weekend. Signups and further details will be av...
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Tue Jun 19, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT) Outstanding Payments
Replies: 0
Views: 1466

Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT) Outstanding Payments

Hi guys, I have been having trouble getting in touch with people who owe me payments for some Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT) mirrors. Specifically, I have been having trouble contacting Jefferson Van Wagenen for the Washington mirror, Tyler Benedict for using SMT at the Ohio NASAT Tryouts, and ...
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:07 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: High School Player Poll
Replies: 42
Views: 24690

Re: High School Player Poll

I think the Illinois people have gotten shoutouts so far (I'm also not quite in tune with the non-Stevenson, non-Ethan-Strombeck people in the Illinois circuit, so Illinois people should give shoutouts to anyone else that deserves it!), so I'll appease to my norcal alliance and advocate for Justin F...
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Mon May 14, 2018 1:21 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2018 Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT)
Replies: 13
Views: 12103

Re: 2018 Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT)

The set has been posted, and can be found here.
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Mon May 07, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2018 Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT)
Replies: 13
Views: 12103

Re: 2018 Stevenson Memorial Tournament (SMT)

A quick clarification and announcement: the last three mirrors / uses of SMT will occur this Saturday, after which the set will be completely clear and posted. We thank everyone who decided to use our set for their tournaments, and hope that Stevenson will be involved in the creation of a similar se...
by Ye Unfeeling Romeo
Mon May 07, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Players Choice Awards
Replies: 52
Views: 32907

Re: Players Choice Awards

Victor Prieto wrote:
Mike Bentley wrote:Will SMT be clear after this Saturday?
Yes, SMT will be clear after the last three mirrors/uses this Saturday.