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by swwFCqb
Mon Sep 25, 2006 5:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Keeping Score In-Game
Replies: 36
Views: 12770

I prefer it when my students don't keep score during matches. In high school, there is no need for students to keep a log of the match, check the score, or figure out endgame strategy because there is a coach. In my experience, students do get distracted by the score. Some of it is figuring out how...
by swwFCqb
Mon Sep 25, 2006 4:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pick 'Em - Week Three
Replies: 19
Views: 6723

If at all possible leftsaidfred, would you please post a running total of all players' scores. I just wanna see if my score is the same as yours and how I'm doing against everyone else. Thank you.
by swwFCqb
Sat Sep 23, 2006 11:44 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pick 'Em - Week Three
Replies: 19
Views: 6723

10) Indianapolis Colts
9) Cincinnati Bengals
8) Arizona Cardinals
7) Notre Dame
6) Wake Forest
5) Navy
4) Indiana
3) New England Patriots
2) Seattle Seahawks
1) California
by swwFCqb
Thu Sep 21, 2006 3:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NFL Knockout - Week Three
Replies: 27
Views: 8844

Miami and Philadelphia
by swwFCqb
Mon Sep 18, 2006 2:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Two day/Two forum Tournament (2/17, 2/18/07) @ Solon HS (OH)
Replies: 3
Views: 2138

Wow. That sounds like a kick ass weekend. I sure hope Fisher can come.
by swwFCqb
Fri Sep 15, 2006 4:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pick 'Em - Week Two
Replies: 21
Views: 7059

10) Dallas Cowboys
9) Florida St.
8) Denver Broncos
7) NY Giants
6) Syracuse
5) Auburn
4) Central Florida
3) Miami (FL)
2) Minnesota Vikings
1) Pittsburgh Steelers
by swwFCqb
Fri Sep 15, 2006 4:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NFL Knockout Contest - Week Two
Replies: 24
Views: 7203

After much deliberation, I've decided that I'd like to change my picks of Atlanta and Chicago to Atlanta and New Orleans. Again, sorry for any inconvenience.
by swwFCqb
Wed Sep 13, 2006 7:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NFL Knockout Contest - Week Two
Replies: 24
Views: 7203

Atlanta and Chicago
by swwFCqb
Tue Sep 05, 2006 8:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pick 'Em - Week One
Replies: 32
Views: 9702

BTW leftsaidfred, in case you didn't get my email, I think that my score for the Pick 'Em prelude should be 39 rather than 31. Could you please check into it. Thank you. Now for my picks... 10) Texas Tech 9) Baltimore Ravens 8) Colorado State 7) Carolina Panthers 6) Chicago Bears 5) Indianapolis Co...
by swwFCqb
Tue Sep 05, 2006 7:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NFL Knockout Contest - Week One
Replies: 23
Views: 7248

Baltimore & Seattle
by swwFCqb
Fri Sep 01, 2006 3:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pick 'Em - Prelude
Replies: 21
Views: 6856

I should have 13. My Miami pick was for the team from the Sunshine St. :grin:
by swwFCqb
Wed Aug 30, 2006 5:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pick 'Em - Prelude
Replies: 21
Views: 6856

EDIT: Sorry for any inconvenience, but I'm going to switch some of my picks. Please disregard my first post. Thank you.

10) Iowa State
9) Notre Dame
8) UCLA
7) Miami (FL)
6) Arizona
5) San Diego St.
4) California
3) Northwestern
2) Mississippi
1) Rutgers
by swwFCqb
Mon Aug 28, 2006 7:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pick 'Em - Prelude
Replies: 21
Views: 6856

Redundant.
by swwFCqb
Mon Aug 28, 2006 3:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NFL Knockout Contest
Replies: 12
Views: 3475

If you need more participation, I guess I could join in.
by swwFCqb
Wed Jun 28, 2006 3:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: What was the state to secede from the union?
Replies: 6
Views: 4295

My coach always tells me that Tennessee was the last to secede and first to rejoin the union. I'm not sure if I've ever heard it come up other than in practice, but my coach is a pretty smart guy, so if it does come up in competition, this is the answer I'll give.
by swwFCqb
Sun Jun 25, 2006 1:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2006 NAQT HSNCT
Replies: 309
Views: 130710

I haven't seen the questions which go with these answers, but none of these looks inherently misleading, so long as the question clearly distinguishes that it's seeking one and not the other. For instance, in the case of the two lakes, Victoria is a relatively shallow lake (max depth ~275 ft) which...
by swwFCqb
Sun Jun 25, 2006 1:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: match etiquette
Replies: 10
Views: 4644

I feel that etiquette has more to do with beign respectful and not being obnoxious. There is nothing wrong with running up the score in Quiz Bowl or in my opinion anything. One thing about Quiz Bowl I have learned is that no lead is safe. If the points do count, then you should do your best to put-...
by swwFCqb
Sun Jun 18, 2006 10:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: QU-The field in Chicago
Replies: 144
Views: 59224

NoahMinkCHS wrote: (Then again, I think Panasonic claims that too. How so many people think Panasonic has any more to do with quiz bowl than Jeopardy or pub trivia, I'll never know...) I don't know what's so bad with Panasonic. The format is pretty crappy, which results in buzzer races a lot of the ...
by swwFCqb
Sat Jun 17, 2006 1:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: QU-The field in Chicago
Replies: 144
Views: 59224

Tegan wrote At one point, there was a pop music listening question that no one got, and the host started making a joke about Whitney Houston, and then pretended he was smoking a crack pipe. That was way out of line (IMO) for a high school touranment. These guys would do themselves and the players a ...
by swwFCqb
Tue Jun 06, 2006 3:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: QU NAC in DC
Replies: 62
Views: 32114

Matt Weiner wrote: [quote]Calling whichever random team that finds itself holding a trophy in the Chip tournament a national champion is tremendously insulting to the teams that put in the large amount of work necessary to win NAQT or NSC. [quote] While I would agree with almost all of your points r...
by swwFCqb
Sun Jun 04, 2006 12:32 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2006 NAQT HSNCT
Replies: 309
Views: 130710

Hey Bob (or anyone else out there),

How did the other Ohio teams do?
by swwFCqb
Wed May 31, 2006 4:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Panasonic Representatives and All-State Teams
Replies: 33
Views: 14977

In all of Kyle's ( FCqb ) excitement of his previous post, he forgot to mention that Jill is actually a junior, not a sophomore. Forgive Kyle, he's also an animal... But back to the real reason I posted. It seems that Cabell Midland (WV) is scheduled for NAC. What are you planning to do now that you...
by swwFCqb
Mon May 08, 2006 6:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Panasonic Representatives and All-State Teams
Replies: 33
Views: 14977

Ohio Winner!!!

Fisher Catholic H.S. from Lancaster, Ohio.
by swwFCqb
Thu Apr 13, 2006 7:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Best Powers
Replies: 161
Views: 68941

No, we aren't going to NAQT nationals because our seniors' graduation is that weekend. :cry: We were toying with the idea of taking myself, along with 3 other juniors to the NAQT tournament, but we finally scrapped it. Instead, we're going to Chip Beale's tournament the weekend after. It really is d...
by swwFCqb
Wed Apr 12, 2006 4:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Best Powers
Replies: 161
Views: 68941

This was a question I got in West Virginia format, which is just toss-up; so it wasn't a power, but I thought it was pretty impressive anyways...

Reader: Jebel Toubkal... BUZZ

Me: Atlas Mountains

You should have seen our opponent's faces. PRICELESS!!!!!!!