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by swwFCqb
Tue Feb 24, 2009 2:13 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Fake ICT 2 Mirror at UIUC - March 21st
Replies: 106
Views: 16157

Re: Fake ICT 2 Mirror at UIUC - March 21st

Ike wrote:Hey guys, I think I'll put myself up as a free agent to this. Email me at SephirothREMOVETHIS0kouko@gmail.com if interested.
Dibs. Shit, if we end up driving you, then you're playing with us.
by swwFCqb
Sat Feb 21, 2009 11:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Interest in second video games tournament?
Replies: 35
Views: 4761

Re: Interest in second video games tournament?

On behalf of the video game gurus on my team, I can definately tell you that Case has four guys that would be interested in doing this somewhere.
by swwFCqb
Thu Feb 19, 2009 3:26 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Buzzerpalooza (3/28/09) and GLRAC (3/29/09) @ CWRU
Replies: 6
Views: 1402

Re: Buzzerpalooza (3/28/09) and GLRAC (3/29/09) @ CWRU

The field has been updated. Still many spots open, especially for Sunday's PACE event. I heard very good things about HSAPQ's first PACE-style event...I have no doubts that they will produce just as good a set for this tournament.
by swwFCqb
Thu Feb 19, 2009 3:09 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Fake ICT 2 Mirror at UIUC - March 21st
Replies: 106
Views: 16157

Re: Fake ICT 2 Mirror at UIUC - March 21st

I'm interested in bringing a team from Case. I'll talk to my guys tonight and see if they share my interest in attending.
by swwFCqb
Tue Feb 17, 2009 1:54 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Cardinal Classic discussion
Replies: 64
Views: 7720

Re: Cardinal Classic discussion

21. A staffer of the Encyclopedia Britannica, Penrose Annual and The Imprint, Stanley Morison is known as the creator of this, which made its debut in London on Oct. 3, 1932 and would go on to leave an indelible mark on history. Other works by its author include Four Centuries of Fine Printing and ...
by swwFCqb
Tue Feb 10, 2009 6:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Solon's Two Day NAQT/PACE Tournament-Feb.14/15
Replies: 34
Views: 5450

Re: Solon's Two Day NAQT/PACE Tournament-Feb.14/15

Saturday (NAQT): Fisher Catholic Northmont Culver (x2) Stow (x2) Tippecanoe Hawken (x2) Richmond Heights Orange (x2) Hudson Ballard (x2) Manuel (x4) Garfield Heights Kenston (x2) St. Josephs St. Charles (x3) Village Academy Russell DCC (x4) Firestone Southeast (x2) Sunday (PACE): Northmont Culver (...
by swwFCqb
Sun Feb 08, 2009 9:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SCT Private Discussion Forum
Replies: 129
Views: 15523

Re: SCT Private Discussion Forum

Ditto
by swwFCqb
Fri Feb 06, 2009 6:57 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Sectionals and TIT Mirror @ MSU (Feb7/8)
Replies: 22
Views: 3403

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Sectionals and TIT Mirror @ MSU (Feb7/8)

For the record, who names a tournament TIT anyway? It's kinda awkward to advertise this tournament to people I don't know, especially if they're female or go to a private religious school. While I can understand where you're coming from, if you're embarrassed or whatever to promote this tournament ...
by swwFCqb
Thu Feb 05, 2009 3:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Buzzerpalooza (3/28/09) and GLRAC (3/29/09) @ CWRU
Replies: 6
Views: 1402

Re: Buzzerpalooza (3/28/09) and GLRAC (3/29/09) @ CWRU

By the way, in case you didn't notice in the other thread, Great Lakes has been added as a qualifier for the PACE NSC, being held at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA between May 23-24. For any teams who are interested in attending the NSC but have not yet qualified, this will be a great opport...
by swwFCqb
Thu Feb 05, 2009 3:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Buzzerpalooza (3/28/09) and GLRAC (3/29/09) @ CWRU
Replies: 6
Views: 1402

Re: Buzzerpalooza (3/28/09) and GLRAC (3/29/09) @ CWRU

Field Update : (as of 3/10/09) Buzzerpalooza: Beachwood x3 (1 JV) Benjamin Logan Brush x2 Cloverleaf x2 Copley x2 ?? Cuyahoga Heights Elyria Catholic x2 Euclid x2 Firestone Kenston x2 Kent Roosevelt x2 Madison Madison Comp. Northmont North Olmsted X2 (1 JV) Open Door Christian Solon x2 St. Edward S...
by swwFCqb
Fri Jan 30, 2009 2:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2009 NAQT SCT Sites
Replies: 14
Views: 4252

Re: 2009 NAQT SCT Sites

Although, I think there are a few who notably haven't officially registered.. ahem, Case. Well, we haven't officially registered because I do not yet know how many buzzers we'll be bringing (power packets for two buzzers systems are en route as I speak), but we'll definately be there. Although... C...
by swwFCqb
Fri Jan 30, 2009 11:08 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2009 NAQT SCT Sites
Replies: 14
Views: 4252

Re: 2009 NAQT SCT Sites

Theory Of The Leisure Flask wrote:Just out of curiosity, is there any chance the Pittsburgh site could give us a field update?
If you want to know, it would probably be best to just email Dwight Kidder directly....I'm not sure if he reads the forums regularly.
by swwFCqb
Thu Jan 29, 2009 11:45 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Midwest at U of M - Ann Arbor (2/07/09)
Replies: 11
Views: 2325

Re: NAQT SCT Midwest at U of M - Ann Arbor (2/07/09)

Im 99% sure that OSU is attending the Pittsburgh SCT site.
by swwFCqb
Mon Jan 26, 2009 6:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash 2009 (1/25/09)
Replies: 23
Views: 4032

Re: Penn Bowl Trash 2009 (1/25/09)

I just wanted to let the Penn people (and any other writers) know that I had a lot of fun playing this set at the Michigan mirror. Even though there were a few issues with some questions, some of which were outlined by others above, I thought they were pretty good overall, and I was especially pleas...
by swwFCqb
Mon Jan 26, 2009 5:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Discussion
Replies: 41
Views: 6755

Re: Penn Bowl Discussion

The problem with "disastrous battles" was less that it was hard than that it had no actual information. The intro called them "European battles," but then the first answer was Dien Bien Phu - which teams were supposed to get off "the French positioned themselves in a valley and lost". No names, no ...
by swwFCqb
Fri Jan 23, 2009 3:09 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Buzzerpalooza (3/28/09) and GLRAC (3/29/09) @ CWRU
Replies: 6
Views: 1402

Buzzerpalooza (3/28/09) and GLRAC (3/29/09) @ CWRU

After much deliberation, the Case Trivia Club has decided to hold both of its annual spring tournaments on the weekend of March 28th, with Buzzerpalooza taking place on Saturday 3/28 and the Great Lakes Regional Academic Championship (GLRAC) taking place on Sunday 3/29. As always, these tournaments ...
by swwFCqb
Sun Jan 18, 2009 11:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: TIT XXIII at Maryland: 1/31/09
Replies: 90
Views: 25881

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: TIT XXIII at Maryland: 1/31/09

Chris: I want to tell you this now so that you are aware of the situation - there's probably a 95% chance that we will not be showing up for TIT. Sorry I couldnt have told you any earlier...I just found out from my driver this weekend, and, having attended UM's ACF Winter and Penn Bowl trash, I was ...
by swwFCqb
Thu Jan 15, 2009 9:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror at U of M Ann Arbor (1/18/09)
Replies: 24
Views: 3492

Re: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror at U of M Ann Arbor (1/18/09)

Lapego1 wrote:If you have 10 teams, I might suggest doing a full round robin, and then a finals for top two if there is a tie. Otherwise, declare the top team the champion and do something fun with the last packet.
Given the circumstances, I would support this route.
by swwFCqb
Tue Jan 13, 2009 10:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Winter Midwest (formerly MLK) at Michigan (1/17/09)
Replies: 50
Views: 9770

Re: ACF Winter Midwest (formerly MLK) at Michigan (1/17/09)

Case will be bringing one buzzer set with us.
by swwFCqb
Tue Jan 13, 2009 3:48 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror at U of M Ann Arbor (1/18/09)
Replies: 24
Views: 3492

Re: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror at U of M Ann Arbor (1/18/09)

Case will be there with a team. More specific details will be emailed shortly (probably tomorrow). Also, will there be a discount for attending both events?? I know Maryland had one for attending IO and TRASH regionals, so I just want to make sure that you didn't mistakenly forget to mention it if y...
by swwFCqb
Fri Jan 09, 2009 6:43 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: TIT XXIII at Maryland: 1/31/09
Replies: 90
Views: 25881

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: TIT XXIII at Maryland: 1/31/09

Case wasn't planning on writing a packet, on account of the fact that we aren't required to given the line-up we plan on fielding. If you desperately need packets then I may be able to scrounge one together, although I'm not sure how good it would be.
by swwFCqb
Fri Dec 26, 2008 3:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: TIT XXIII at Maryland: 1/31/09
Replies: 90
Views: 25881

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: TIT XXIII at Maryland: 1/31/09

Case Western will most likely be bringing a short-handed team that will probably include Centre College's Joe Wells, so long as this is still permitted (which I believe you told Joe it would).
by swwFCqb
Sun Dec 14, 2008 12:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Interest check: experimental all-geography tournament
Replies: 28
Views: 3798

Re: Interest check: experimental all-geography tournament

I'd play this if it took place at the HSNCT.
by swwFCqb
Sat Dec 13, 2008 10:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Visual Tournament - Date TBD
Replies: 13
Views: 1313

Re: Visual Tournament - Date TBD

This seems pretty cool...I'd totally be up for playing it. Unfortunately, the only tournament I'll probably be attending of those you listed is the NAQT HSNCT.
by swwFCqb
Sat Dec 13, 2008 9:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Experimental Tournament for the 09 HSNCT
Replies: 52
Views: 6129

Re: Experimental Tournament for the 09 HSNCT

If I attend HSNCT, which I most likely will, then I would love to play this. It may not be quizbowl in the traditional sense, but it sounds like fun nonetheless.
by swwFCqb
Fri Dec 12, 2008 12:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Policy and Distribution Changes for the 2009 SCTs and ICT
Replies: 20
Views: 2163

Re: Policy and Distribution Changes for the 2009 SCTs and ICT

I agree, as well, for the most part. Why, though, is the character limit only being expanded for the DI set and not the whole field??
by swwFCqb
Thu Dec 11, 2008 6:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Cancelled: Hoosier Open at Indiana, 2/21/2009
Replies: 30
Views: 4787

Re: Announcement: Hoosier Open at Indiana, 2/14/2009

Is this tournament still going down??
by swwFCqb
Thu Dec 11, 2008 6:00 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wright State Rowdy Raider Invitational (December 6, 2008)
Replies: 8
Views: 1551

Re: Wright State Rowdy Raider Invitational (December 6, 2008)

Hey Allan - I'm not sure if you're aware, but there is a forum dedicated exclusively to Ohio quizbowl itself which can be found here . We're trying to spread the word of the forum to all the schools around Ohio and I'm sure everyone there would be happy to see a current St. Charles player(s) involve...
by swwFCqb
Wed Dec 10, 2008 1:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MO Lit packets and discussion
Replies: 52
Views: 6609

Re: MO Lit packets and discussion

So a common link TU on poddles tests you on book with poodle a, book with poodle b, book with poodle c, book with poodle d, etc. These are all, in themselves, valid things to ask about, even if "poodle" is not. Thus, a common lit tossup on poddles does not violate my definition of quizbowl. Aha, an...
by swwFCqb
Mon Dec 08, 2008 11:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Harvard T-Party Discussion
Replies: 61
Views: 8093

Re: Harvard T-Party Discussion

I don't think questions should be written so as to specifically reward it. I totally agree with this, but I do think that words should be used carefully so as not to lead players in the wrong direction, whether it be purposefully or unpurposefully. Either way, while there may or may not be better w...
by swwFCqb
Mon Dec 08, 2008 10:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Harvard T-Party Discussion
Replies: 61
Views: 8093

Re: Harvard T-Party Discussion

I have no problem with writing "participants" because the reason for having lead-in clues is not to award guessing but rather knowledge. While I doubt that anyone here disagrees with your sentiment, I think that the reason some people had a problem with that particular noun usage is because it sort...
by swwFCqb
Mon Dec 08, 2008 10:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Harvard T-Party Discussion
Replies: 61
Views: 8093

Re: Harvard T-Party Discussion

I have no problem with writing "participants" because the reason for having lead-in clues is not to award guessing but rather knowledge. While I doubt that anyone here disagrees with your sentiment, I think that the reason some people had a problem with that particular noun usage is because it sort...
by swwFCqb
Tue Dec 02, 2008 1:44 am
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: All videos of Quiz Bowl
Replies: 205
Views: 124876

Re: All videos of Quiz Bowl

cornfused wrote:
scquizbowl wrote:The Granite State Challenge, which is done by New Hampshire Public TV, is a show in its 26th year, with 32 out of 83 high schools competing. It is a well put-together show, done by veteran host.
The actual quizbowl in it is AWFUL, though.
Generally speaking, TV quizbowl usually is.
by swwFCqb
Wed Nov 26, 2008 3:24 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall discussion
Replies: 133
Views: 15208

Re: ACF Fall discussion

My bad. I thought somebody was mirroring it a month later, in December.
by swwFCqb
Wed Nov 26, 2008 2:44 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall discussion
Replies: 133
Views: 15208

Re: ACF Fall discussion

Not yet, since there's still a mirror to be played at Lawrence I think, although one of the editors might email you the set i you wanted to look it over.
by swwFCqb
Mon Nov 24, 2008 4:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs Again
Replies: 494
Views: 91769

Re: Bad Negs Again

Sonic the Hedgehog and the Fox wrote:"A channel has a depth of 10 fathoms"

BUZZ

"MARK TWAIN!" The capitalization is very important in the way it was said.

Answer: 60 feet
Who wrote these questions? Don't all computation questions usually have "paper and pencil ready" or some variant at the beginning.
by swwFCqb
Sat Nov 22, 2008 3:13 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Winter Midwest (formerly MLK) at Michigan (1/17/09)
Replies: 50
Views: 9770

Re: ACF Winter Midwest (formerly MLK) at Michigan (1/17/09)

Case will be sending a team as well. I think a trash tournament would be fun as well, and I'm sure my team would be likewise interested (probably even more so than the academic tournament). I know it's pretty late, but would a packet submission event be out of the question? I know we'd be willing an...
by swwFCqb
Thu Nov 13, 2008 3:23 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TRASH Regionals (11/16/08) at the University of Maryland
Replies: 19
Views: 3111

Re: TRASH Regionals (11/16/08) at the University of Maryland

Is there anybody that has an open spot that wouldn't mind an extra body? If not, then I guess I'll claim the last spot, provided it is still available.
by swwFCqb
Thu Nov 13, 2008 3:17 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Illinois Open Mirror (11/15/08) at Maryland
Replies: 48
Views: 7312

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Illinois Open Mirror (11/15/08) at Maryland

Hey all, so I'll be attending this tournament. Is there anyone (Trevor? anyone else?) that wouldn't mind claiming me for Saturday and/or Sunday...if so I'd be quite grateful.
by swwFCqb
Mon Nov 10, 2008 11:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Illinois Open Mirror (11/15/08) at Maryland
Replies: 48
Views: 7312

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Illinois Open Mirror (11/15/08) at Maryland

I'm interested in playing as well, and I'll probably come down with Ike and Trevor if we can find a vehicle. I'll confirm my status when everything gets figured out, which is hopefully soon.
by swwFCqb
Mon Nov 10, 2008 3:58 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall discussion
Replies: 133
Views: 15208

Re: ACF Fall discussion (don't read, players at U Wash. site)

For any interested/curious souls, here's the question: Its artist also depicted his father listening to a musician playing a violin in an After Dinner party at the titular location. A skull lies by the feet of one of the two oddly dressed figures at this painting's center, whose clothes are from the...
by swwFCqb
Mon Nov 10, 2008 2:49 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall discussion
Replies: 133
Views: 15208

Re: ACF Fall discussion (don't read, players at U Wash. site)

There seemed to be a few tossups which teased players into predictable negs. I'd like to add one to this list which I thought fit this profile: I think the answer was The Burial of Count Orgaz (it might have been The Burial at Ornan like Charlie said, but looking at it I don't really see a skull), ...
by swwFCqb
Mon Nov 10, 2008 2:35 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall discussion
Replies: 133
Views: 15208

Re: ACF Fall discussion (don't read, players at U Wash. site)

I'd like to echo the sentiments above. This was a great set to play on, especially for novices like me and my team, and except for several repeats, most of which seemed to show up in one particular round, the set was pretty awesome. Major dap to the editors and everyone who worked on it. I very much...
by swwFCqb
Wed Nov 05, 2008 12:57 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: ACF Fall at CMU, 11/8/08
Replies: 19
Views: 5720

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: ACF Fall at CMU, 11/8/08

Alright, this should be our final field: Michigan (2) Shady Side (1) Pitt (3) Miami OH (3) Case Western (1) Ike Jose (1) Ohio State (2) Cornell (2) Notre Dame (2) Swarthmore (2) We ended up cutting the house team due to staff shortages, which also means that we are sitting good for staff. We have n...
by swwFCqb
Sun Oct 26, 2008 3:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: H.S. Celebrity Shootout (10/25/08) @ CWRU (Cleveland, OH)
Replies: 10
Views: 1987

Re: H.S. Celebrity Shootout (10/25/08) @ CWRU (Cleveland, OH)

Results: 7 schools and 37 students come to CWRU to participate in the 2008 HS Celeb Shootout. Richmond Heights brought only 2 kids, so they teamed up with 2 kids from Solon for the team rounds. Preliminary Test: Rank - Player - School - Score 1) Bryan - DCC - 124 2) Kayvon DCC - 109 3) Michael - DC...
by swwFCqb
Tue Oct 21, 2008 11:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: H.S. Celebrity Shootout (10/25/08) @ CWRU (Cleveland, OH)
Replies: 10
Views: 1987

Re: H.S. Celebrity Shootout (10/25/08) @ CWRU (Cleveland, OH)

Surprised Copley won't be making it, as well as other schools who do qb stuff. I'm sure there are several teams who aren't making it due to the fact that Fisher Catholic and Carnegie Mellon are hosting tournaments on the same date. As for Copley, they haven't attended a Case tournament since that G...
by swwFCqb
Tue Oct 21, 2008 5:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: H.S. Celebrity Shootout (10/25/08) @ CWRU (Cleveland, OH)
Replies: 10
Views: 1987

Re: H.S. Celebrity Shootout (10/25/08) @ CWRU (Cleveland, OH)

Field Update: (as of 10/20)

Confirmed:
Detroit Central Catholic x3
Kenston x2
Madison x2
Richmond Heights ?
Solon x2

Expressed Interest:
Garfield Heights
Southeast
University School
by swwFCqb
Mon Oct 13, 2008 2:38 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Signing up for lots of writing/editing
Replies: 6
Views: 1293

Re: Signing up for lots of writing/editing

Perhaps it's more worthwhile to have lots of these events that require less work from the writers and editors, to give more playing opportunities to younger players who won't notice/care as much about the decreased quality. I'm not sure what to think about this, but I think I'm probably still in fa...
by swwFCqb
Mon Oct 13, 2008 1:12 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs Again
Replies: 494
Views: 91769

Re: Bad Negs Again

From FEUERBACH:

Wrong answer: Ayers Rock
Right answer: Canadian shield

This after the clue "three million square miles of exposed Precambrian rock." I was only off by about 3 million percent.