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by swwFCqb
Fri Nov 05, 2010 10:28 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Great Lakes at Ohio State (11/6/2010)
Replies: 45
Views: 8415

Re: ACF Fall Great Lakes at Ohio State (11/6/2010)

Unless someone wants to rendezvous with me somewhere in Columbus insanely early in the morning, the Case team will unfortunately only be bringing two buzzer systems.
by swwFCqb
Tue Nov 02, 2010 5:13 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: General Discussion
Replies: 27
Views: 5571

Re: General Discussion

I'll also echo that there were several instances where confusing wording led to people getting penalized for not parsing the question correctly (e.g. the "Ken" tossup that didn't indicate if it wanted Ken Griffey Jr.'s first or last name). I distinctly remember being baffled by this tossup because ...
by swwFCqb
Thu Oct 28, 2010 4:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TERP Mirror at McMaster October 30th
Replies: 54
Views: 10993

Re: TERP Mirror at McMaster October 30th

It looks like we will most likely be attending with only 2 guys, so if it makes your scheduling any easier then feel free to pair us with any other shorthanded teams or unclaimed free agents.

EDIT: Additionally, will there be any side events after TERP (notably, Nathaniel's all game-show set)?
by swwFCqb
Wed Oct 13, 2010 7:59 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Great Lakes at Ohio State (11/6/2010)
Replies: 45
Views: 8415

Re: ACF Fall Great Lakes at Ohio State (11/6/2010)

We'll be there with one team and three buzzers Jacob.
by swwFCqb
Wed Oct 13, 2010 7:57 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TERP Mirror at McMaster October 30th
Replies: 54
Views: 10993

Re: TERP Mirror at McMaster October 30th

If this is indeed happening on 10/30 then we'll be there with a team since we've already played EFT.
by swwFCqb
Sat Oct 02, 2010 11:45 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT at Claremont Colleges (10/3)
Replies: 24
Views: 6270

Re: EFT at Claremont Colleges (10/3)

A few questions from us out-of-staters: 1) Does Mason Hall have an address I can use to punch into my GPS? I found it on the campus map but I couldn't find an address. 2) What are your suggestions for free/cheap parking near Mason Hall? 3) How bad are the LA-area interstates on Sunday mornings? We'r...
by swwFCqb
Sun Sep 26, 2010 8:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ohio '10 - '11
Replies: 62
Views: 10717

Re: Ohio '10 - '11

Slightly off topic, but I was wondering if anyone would be up for skype or irc practices? My team can only practice one a day a week and I was looking to get a bit more in I'm pretty sure a bunch of people from around Ohio already do semi-regular Skype practices with each other. If you check out Oh...
by swwFCqb
Fri Sep 17, 2010 12:51 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TERP Mirror at McMaster October 30th
Replies: 54
Views: 10993

Re: TERP Mirror at McMaster October 30th

There's a real good chance we'll be bringing a team across the border for this. And if we do, I know several who would be interested in playing whatever from that game show packet that will be played.
by swwFCqb
Mon Sep 06, 2010 9:01 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at Michigan (9/25)
Replies: 30
Views: 7835

Re: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at Michigan (9/25)

We'll most likely be sending one team to this. I'll email you once I confirm the exact numbers.
by swwFCqb
Sat Aug 21, 2010 6:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Must Go Fastererer: The Jeff Goldblum Memorial
Replies: 41
Views: 5629

Re: Announcement: Must Go Fastererer: The Jeff Goldblum Memorial

Unfortunately our team must bow out because I will not be getting the questions I need from my teammates to complete our packet in time for the tournament. I'm sorry for the late notice and hope that your tournament can still run successfully.
by swwFCqb
Thu Aug 19, 2010 9:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Must Go Fastererer: The Jeff Goldblum Memorial
Replies: 41
Views: 5629

Re: Announcement: Must Go Fastererer: The Jeff Goldblum Memorial

I don't know if this will make a difference, but we're working on a packet (which will be ready tomorrow night if I get my teammates' questions in time) and, barring any bizarre circumstances, will be able to send a team of 3 if this still goes down on the 28th.
by swwFCqb
Fri Aug 13, 2010 8:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Must Go Fastererer: The Jeff Goldblum Memorial
Replies: 41
Views: 5629

Re: Announcement: Must Go Fastererer: The Jeff Goldblum Memorial

Some of us from case are interested in going, but I unfortunately can't give you a firm commitment until I determine whether we have enough players to write a packet. I should know by the beginning of next week though if that's acceptable.
by swwFCqb
Mon Aug 02, 2010 12:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Must Go Fastererer: The Jeff Goldblum Memorial
Replies: 41
Views: 5629

Re: Announcement: Must Go Fastererer: The Jeff Goldblum Memorial

Does anyone have any updates on the status of this tournament? Case Western might be interested in sending a team, but we would need to know whether or not this is still happening and, if so, the date of the tournament (fees and such would also be nice as well). The quicker this stuff gets answered ...
by swwFCqb
Thu Jun 17, 2010 8:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: let's talk about conversion stats
Replies: 18
Views: 5500

Re: let's talk about conversion stats

As you may recall from my commentary on the SW OAC regional this year, teams definitely did notice the sudden disappearance of trash. Because trash is, in a sense, objectively different from all the other academic categories, teams do tend to notice when the amount of trash in a format decreases. I...
by swwFCqb
Thu Jun 17, 2010 11:20 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: How should NAQT change its distribution for 2010-11?
Replies: 58
Views: 10834

Re: How should NAQT change its distribution for 2010-11?

I love geography, but there are just simply too many questions and askable answers will continue to be used again and again in certain areas like when you are forced to write 4/4 african geo for a packet set. I dunno, I feel geography is one of those categories that has a ton of askable answers, ev...
by swwFCqb
Mon May 03, 2010 5:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: DOKTRINE-University of Pittsburgh-4/10
Replies: 75
Views: 11593

Re: DOKTRINE-University of Pittsburgh-4/10

Cheynem wrote:Also, the tossup on the Slumdog Millionaire soundtrack seems like a way to incite negs with MIA albums.
Yeah, that happened with one of my teammates.
by swwFCqb
Fri Apr 30, 2010 12:51 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: DOKTRINE-University of Pittsburgh-4/10
Replies: 75
Views: 11593

Re: DOKTRINE-University of Pittsburgh-4/10

I just wanted to thank the Pitt guys for putting this tournament on despite the low attendence. There were definately some issues with the packets, most of which have been discussed, but I don't think any of us came in with any great expectations, so we had a pretty fun time anyway and we found it a...
by swwFCqb
Sat Apr 17, 2010 7:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ohio NAQT State Championship -- OSU (4/17/10)
Replies: 5
Views: 970

Re: Ohio NAQT State Championship -- OSU (4/17/10)

Atlee Hammaker wrote:Olmstead Hills A
More like Olmsted Falls. And for those interested, Northmont made it to the final and won two straight games to take the state title.
by swwFCqb
Sat Apr 10, 2010 11:57 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: DOKTRINE-University of Pittsburgh-4/10
Replies: 75
Views: 11593

Re: DOKTRINE-University of Pittsburgh-4/10

I just sent CWRU's packet to your inbox. I assume this tournament is still happening as planned?
by swwFCqb
Wed Mar 31, 2010 12:53 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Buzzerfest discussion
Replies: 41
Views: 6744

Re: Buzzerfest discussion

KHAAAAN please wrote:
der_ubermensch wrote:
Prof.Whoopie wrote:
nobthehobbit wrote:
MicroEStudent wrote:
BGSO wrote:
Cantaloupe (disambiguation) wrote:Didn't play this, but I'd like to see the discussion, and I'm not playing any mirrors.
by swwFCqb
Mon Mar 29, 2010 1:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GLRAC @ CWRU (3/27/10)
Replies: 26
Views: 3533

Re: GLRAC @ CWRU (3/27/10)

Hmm, the guy gave us 20 seconds to give an answer, so it didn't seem that much pressure. I believe that when there are multiple answers, you give like more time than a single answer; but I may be wrong. If I'm correct in assuming in what room this took place, I can pretty confidently say that this ...
by swwFCqb
Sat Mar 27, 2010 9:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GLRAC @ CWRU (3/27/10)
Replies: 26
Views: 3533

Re: GLRAC @ CWRU (3/27/10)

The second link should now show the stats for the entire tournament, both playoffs and prelims combined. Do you want to see stats for the playoffs only? I should be able to do that, although it'll take a little time.
by swwFCqb
Sat Mar 27, 2010 8:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GLRAC @ CWRU (3/27/10)
Replies: 26
Views: 3533

Re: GLRAC @ CWRU (3/27/10)

DCD cleared the rest of the field by 2 games to claim the 2010 GLRAC championship. Finally having seen the manbeast they call Neil, I can definately say he's pretty damn good. A job well done by both him and his team. Stats for the prelims are here while total stats for the tournament are located he...
by swwFCqb
Wed Mar 24, 2010 1:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GLRAC @ CWRU (3/27/10)
Replies: 26
Views: 3533

Re: GLRAC @ CWRU (3/27/10)

For our out of state friends (or anyone else who cares to read), the gameplay format has been on announced here on the Ohio Quizbowl Forum.

If anyone has any questions, comments, or concerns about the schedule or anything else regarding this tournament, please post in this thread or email me.
by swwFCqb
Sat Mar 20, 2010 8:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GLRAC @ CWRU (3/27/10)
Replies: 26
Views: 3533

Re: GLRAC @ CWRU (3/27/10)

With one week till the tournament, here's the current field: Cloverleaf - 2 Detroit Country Day (MI) - 1 Garfield Heights - 1 Northmont - 1 North Olmsted - 2 Olmsted Falls - 2 Solon - 2 South Range - 1 University - 1 Villa Maria (PA) - 1 Total: 14 As you can see we have a small but pretty strong fie...
by swwFCqb
Thu Mar 18, 2010 9:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: DOKTRINE-University of Pittsburgh-4/10
Replies: 75
Views: 11593

Re: DOKTRINE-University of Pittsburgh-4/10

So is this thing still happening? And if so, on what date? It looks like Case is interested in going and we'll start on a packet if we know this thing is still happening.
by swwFCqb
Wed Mar 17, 2010 4:20 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT mirror at Carnegie Mellon (3/20/10)
Replies: 23
Views: 5488

Re: MUT mirror at Carnegie Mellon (3/20/10)

Unfortunately we don't have a driver, so Case is out.
by swwFCqb
Thu Mar 11, 2010 1:16 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT mirror at Carnegie Mellon (3/20/10)
Replies: 23
Views: 5488

Re: MUT mirror at Carnegie Mellon (3/20/10)

I'll text my driver tomorrow to make sure he's still available (I think he will be). When I find out for sure, either way, I'll post here.
by swwFCqb
Wed Mar 03, 2010 2:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash II Discussion
Replies: 79
Views: 10344

Re: Penn Bowl Trash II Discussion

.The Waterboy was a really popular film Yeah, 12 years ago! Despite how well it did back when it was released, I don't think its one of those well-aging movies that people want to watch 12 years after the fact. IMO it's not even one of Sandler's most recognizable film roles! Asking someone to name ...
by swwFCqb
Mon Mar 01, 2010 12:34 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: History
Replies: 34
Views: 3884

Re: History

I was happy to see that many of the history tossups had buzzable clues in the first couple lines and that alot of the bonuses featured not-so-crazy hard parts. I felt personally that the Louis IX tossup was fairly transparent at this level, as the first 1.5 lines established the answer as a French k...
by swwFCqb
Tue Feb 23, 2010 2:49 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Mirror at Stanford (2/27)
Replies: 45
Views: 6145

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Mirror at Stanford (2/27)

Have you guys decided whether or not you will be able and/or willing to run the Lit/Fine Arts singles side event after the tournament? It seems there is succificient interest from a players.
by swwFCqb
Thu Feb 18, 2010 5:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Mirror at Stanford (2/27)
Replies: 45
Views: 6145

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Mirror at Stanford (2/27)

Pending our ability to find a 21+ y.o. member to go with us, CWRU will be flying in a team for this. I should know by tomorrow whether or not this will actually happen. It's confirmed, we're coming. We'll be there with at least 3 players, 4 if I can find someone else who's able to go. We can bring ...
by swwFCqb
Thu Feb 18, 2010 2:30 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: DOKTRINE-University of Pittsburgh-4/10
Replies: 75
Views: 11593

Re: DOKTRINE-University of Pittsburgh-4/10

It's on the Stanford Archives.
by swwFCqb
Wed Feb 17, 2010 2:58 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Mirror at Stanford (2/27)
Replies: 45
Views: 6145

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Mirror at Stanford (2/27)

Pending our ability to find a 21+ y.o. member to go with us, CWRU will be flying in a team for this. I should know by tomorrow whether or not this will actually happen.
by swwFCqb
Mon Feb 08, 2010 2:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada 2010
Replies: 77
Views: 9677

Re: NAQT SCT Canada 2010

I too would like to thank McMaster for hosting. They did a pretty good job keeping things moving so that everyone would get out at a decent hour. The D1 mods were all pretty solid. A couple of them were a little nonchalant about transitioning from bonuses to tossups, but that's probably the biggest ...
by swwFCqb
Sun Feb 07, 2010 4:22 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Access to SCT discussion forum
Replies: 42
Views: 7212

Re: Access to SCT discussion forum

I played at McMaster.
by swwFCqb
Thu Feb 04, 2010 6:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TIDUS: The Son of JECHT (tentative)
Replies: 64
Views: 35830

Re: TIDUS: The Son of JECHT (tentative)

NAREN is a high school tournament dude.
by swwFCqb
Wed Feb 03, 2010 12:42 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GLRAC @ CWRU (3/27/10)
Replies: 26
Views: 3533

Re: GLRAC @ CWRU (3/27/10)

I just wanted to mention that this tournament is now PACE-affiliated, meaning the top finishers will qualify for a spot in the PACE NSC being held at George Mason U. on June 5-6, 2010.
by swwFCqb
Mon Feb 01, 2010 2:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada 2010
Replies: 77
Views: 9677

Re: NAQT SCT Canada 2010

sds wrote:Also, does anyone have an idea of how many undergrad DI teams will be present? We've got the one.
We'll be undergrad.

EDIT: Yeah, I wouldn't mind playing an extra 2-3 games after the initial RR.
by swwFCqb
Fri Jan 29, 2010 5:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada 2010
Replies: 77
Views: 9677

Re: NAQT SCT Canada 2010

As a team coming from the US, I have a question. How accepting of US currency are the establishments in Hamilton? We aren't staying in a hotel, so I don't know where I could exchange money if I needed to do so. I ask so that I can get a rough estimate of how much money I should change into Canadian...
by swwFCqb
Fri Jan 29, 2010 1:29 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada 2010
Replies: 77
Views: 9677

Re: NAQT SCT Canada 2010

bsmith wrote:
sds wrote:Are you set on staff for this tournament?
I will cry if McMaster is understaffed while fielding 2 teams.
I certainly hope they don't make the mistake of playing their best moderators, especially seeing as they have an autobid anyways.
by swwFCqb
Sun Jan 24, 2010 4:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT mirror at Carnegie Mellon (3/20/10)
Replies: 23
Views: 5488

Re: MUT mirror at Carnegie Mellon (3/20/10)

I'm so happy that this is on the only date in March we're free. If our driver is available, then expect a team from Case.
by swwFCqb
Sun Jan 24, 2010 1:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: DOKTRINE-University of Pittsburgh-4/10
Replies: 75
Views: 11593

Re: DOKTRINE-University of Pittsburgh-4/10

Is this the weekend of ICT?
by swwFCqb
Fri Jan 15, 2010 8:18 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada 2010
Replies: 77
Views: 9677

Re: NAQT SCT Canada 2010

After talking with the team, Case will be able to show up to this with one D1 team. We'll be bringing 3 buzzer systems and 1 clock.
by swwFCqb
Thu Jan 14, 2010 2:11 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: '09-10 HS Midseason Poll - Congratulations State College!
Replies: 137
Views: 16912

Re: '09-10 HS Midseason Poll

AlphaQuizBowler wrote:
quantumfootball wrote:I think that at least three of the top four were at Tippecanoe, but their A team was at Quaker Bowl while their B team played as "DCC A" at Bowling Green.
Well that just messes up everything.
Keep in mind that they were both on NAQT A-sets as well.
by swwFCqb
Wed Jan 13, 2010 2:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GLRAC @ CWRU (3/27/10)
Replies: 26
Views: 3533

GLRAC @ CWRU (3/27/10)

It is with great pleasure that I announce that the Case Trivia Club will be hosting its annual Great Lakes Regional Academic Championship (GLRAC) on March 27th, 2010, which also happens to coincide with my 21st birthday :party:. The tournament will take place on the campus of Case Western Reserve Un...
by swwFCqb
Tue Jan 12, 2010 12:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada 2010
Replies: 77
Views: 9677

Re: NAQT SCT Canada 2010

bsmith wrote:What is the "Optional Experience-Enhancing Fee" on the registration form? As far as I know, the McMaster site only has discounts.
Could we get a clarification on this? Because I too am curious as to what it is.
by swwFCqb
Wed Jan 06, 2010 6:40 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Geography Monstrosity 2
Replies: 64
Views: 23786

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Geography Monstrosity 2

Provided I help out at HSNCT again (which is pretty likely), I would love to play this and am definately willing to contribute to a packet.
by swwFCqb
Sun Dec 20, 2009 4:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Michigan '09-'10
Replies: 186
Views: 27352

Re: Michigan '09-'10

We need more tournaments. I know it's a little bit of a drive, but CWRU in Cleveland is hosting two high school tournaments in March: the Jaryd W. Gilts Memorial Tournament on 3/6/10 and Great Lakes Regional Academic Championship on 3/27/10. The former is a house written (by "house" I mean me) hybr...
by swwFCqb
Mon Dec 14, 2009 12:55 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Delta Burke 2009 Discussion
Replies: 69
Views: 9052

Re: Delta Burke 2009 Discussion

Is it really that hard for non-Catholics? Granted, I was raised Catholic, so I would have easily 30d it, but it doesn't seem too crazy to me, even for non-Catholics.

EDIT: I might have some more general comments when i get some time to look over the set again after my finals are done.