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by rylltraka
Thu Dec 14, 2006 4:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs
Replies: 826
Views: 319291

In Practice:
Name these planets from the descriptions of their Zodiac signs....
Paige: Scorpio.

It was so awesome we mentioned it in our next tournament.
by rylltraka
Fri Oct 13, 2006 5:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Trojan Wars IV Official Announcement
Replies: 0
Views: 1466

Trojan Wars IV Official Announcement

The University of Southern California Quiz Bowl club is holding a high school tournament (let's call it Trojan Wars IV for now) on Saturday, December 2, 2006. It will be an official NAQT tournament, with timed 9-minute halves, and a minimum of 10 games for each team. The pay schedule is as follows: ...
by rylltraka
Mon Mar 20, 2006 9:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Ghetto Warz III Update
Replies: 0
Views: 1583

Ghetto Warz III Update

Deep in the hood of Los Angeles... A war has erupted... At the moment, for our April 15 tournament, which will be held in the GFS building on campus, I have the following teams, and a couple packets: UCI (2) Claremont (2) USC House (1) UCLA (1?) Any further interest would be sweet indeed. Packets an...
by rylltraka
Thu Feb 23, 2006 10:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: The Poll
Replies: 25
Views: 16535

USC's NAQT DIV I team:

Yogesh Raut
Marc Spraragen
Luke Hardman
Scott Callaghan/Mik Larsen (still clawing for Div II eligibility)
by rylltraka
Sun Feb 05, 2006 7:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ICT predictions for 2006?
Replies: 21
Views: 10920

I'd say, under current circumstances, that the ICT at Berkeley's fairly wide-open in all divisions this year. Div II-wise, I recall Caltech having some very promising (if grating) new additions, which, combined with the aforementioned Stanford team (if they're coming), and whatever UCLA and ourselve...
by rylltraka
Fri Jan 20, 2006 3:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: what do you do at practice?
Replies: 16
Views: 8510

We typically get in three packets of varying difficulty and a TRASH packet in between the banter. Less if we're tired.
by rylltraka
Fri Jan 13, 2006 4:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Ghetto Warz III @ USC
Replies: 0
Views: 1723

Ghetto Warz III @ USC

Deep in the hood of Los Angeles... A war has erupted... USC Quizbowl is proud to announce our third annual packet submission tournament, Ghetto Warz III (subtitle as yet undetermined), to be held at USC on April 15, 2006. Fee structure: First Team: $65 Subsequent teams: -$10 Buzzer discount: -$10 Lo...
by rylltraka
Fri Dec 16, 2005 2:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Best Team in the World?
Replies: 55
Views: 35364

1. The player's actual name is Paul, and he was a one (and two, for some games, with a friend of his) man mercenary team who was in Los Angeles for odd reasons and contacted me. He was unofficially respresenting his high school, Amelia, which I believe off memory is in Ohio. He had no intention of q...
by rylltraka
Wed Nov 23, 2005 4:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TRASH structure
Replies: 20
Views: 9310

My opinion, as a very satisfied player from Regionals, is that TRASH is generally fine the way it is. Attempts to improve "order" would only spoil the fun. Not to interrupt the complaining, however.
by rylltraka
Mon Oct 31, 2005 11:13 pm
Forum: Best of the Best
Topic: Technophobia Discussion or Monologue, Really
Replies: 56
Views: 56314

Just to put my two cents in, I thought Technophobia was still a good tournament, if not up to the standard of previous years. Certainly enjoyed what became of the packets from our school, at least, and there were only a couple truly bad packets, with some questions here and there that were regrettab...