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by Gonzagapuma1
Mon Jan 19, 2009 10:26 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 08-09 Midseason Poll Results - Congratulations Charter!
Replies: 22
Views: 3039

Re: 08-09 Midseason Poll Results - Congratulations Charter!

George Berry Charter WJ State College MLWGSGIS GDS Hunter Dorman TJ DCC Whitman Gonzaga Kellenburg MLK Chattahoochee Chaska LASA Auburn Brookwood James Island Dunbar New Trier Carbondale James Monroe Charter B Loyola George, you're an awesome guy, but please tell me how we're ranked behind DCC, who...
by Gonzagapuma1
Thu Jan 15, 2009 6:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008-09 Mid-Season Poll!
Replies: 34
Views: 4769

Re: 2008-09 Mid-Season Poll!

I didn't submit a poll, but if I did here's what it would be: 1. Wilmington Charter 2. Maggie Walker 3. State College 4. Georgetown Day 5. Dorman 6. Hunter 7. Walter Johnson 8. Gonzaga 9. Stow Munroe Falls 10. Thomas Jefferson 11. Brookwood 12. Dunbar 13. Rockford Auburn 14. James Island 15. DCC 16....
by Gonzagapuma1
Tue Jan 13, 2009 1:47 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: TIT XXIII at Maryland: 1/31/09
Replies: 90
Views: 26343

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

Now that Kevin is coming, I have to come play this solo, just so I can beat him.
by Gonzagapuma1
Fri Jan 09, 2009 3:41 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Winter Mid-Atlantic @ JS Reynolds CC (Richmond) 1/17/09
Replies: 57
Views: 8966

Re: ACF Winter Mid-Atlantic @ JS Reynolds CC (Richmond) 1/17/09

Ian Eppler and I will be playing as a team.
by Gonzagapuma1
Sun Jan 04, 2009 10:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Winter Mid-Atlantic @ JS Reynolds CC (Richmond) 1/17/09
Replies: 57
Views: 8966

Re: ACF Winter Mid-Atlantic @ JS Reynolds CC (Richmond) 1/17/09

Hopper wrote:Are mixed high school teams allowed? If so (and if he'll have me,) I'll play on Daniel's team.
I would play too, if you guys would have me. But, if you aren't allowing it, can you sign up me(playing solo) as a team?
by Gonzagapuma1
Sun Dec 28, 2008 4:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Are IS-A sets appropriate for new teams?
Replies: 75
Views: 9973

Re: Are IS-A sets appropriate for new teams?

I'm not sure if Gonzaga is really an "elite" team or whatever, but I can tell you that we went because I'm trying to stay in the good graces of my coach because he's mad that I'm in Gonzaga's spring musical.
by Gonzagapuma1
Fri Dec 19, 2008 10:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 6th Annual Gonzaga Academic Tournament(GAT) (2/7/09)
Replies: 20
Views: 5022

Re: 6th Annual Gonzaga Academic Tournament(GAT) (2/7/09)

So, I'm bumping this to get some interest going. It really should be a good tournament, and we already have a few teams signed up, so register now.
by Gonzagapuma1
Sun Dec 14, 2008 8:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial's 4th Annual Tournament
Replies: 22
Views: 5119

Re: Centennial's 4th Annual Tournament

Yeah, so this tournament was bad. Logistically and question-wise it was bad, not that I expected much of anything.
by Gonzagapuma1
Mon Dec 08, 2008 1:15 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Mirror at Maryland (12/07/08)
Replies: 49
Views: 6012

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Mirror at Maryland (12/07/08)

DumbJaques wrote:quizbowl basketball
I am SO in.
by Gonzagapuma1
Sun Dec 07, 2008 1:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Making A Great Leap Forward
Replies: 33
Views: 5847

Re: Making A Great Leap Forward

I think what a lot of people are missing in this thread is on of the most obvious things to do. Go to tournaments. This is probably the way i've grown the most as a player because not only do you learn things, but you also learn how to play. I would also advise you to go to any and all tournaments. ...
by Gonzagapuma1
Wed Dec 03, 2008 6:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Mirror at Maryland (12/07/08)
Replies: 49
Views: 6012

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Mirror at Maryland (12/07/08)

Ok, it's not looking like this weekend is particularly likely, so we'll go ahead and call it posptoned. I'd still be interested in running this sometime in December if there's interest - I suppose the possibilities are the next three weekends (weekends of the 13th, 20th, and 27th). We'll see at pra...
by Gonzagapuma1
Fri Nov 28, 2008 10:20 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Mirror at Maryland (12/07/08)
Replies: 49
Views: 6012

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Mirror at Maryland (12/07/08)

I'm all for that. Also, it doesn't look like a whole lot of teams will be coming, so you wouldn't need that many rooms.
by Gonzagapuma1
Thu Nov 20, 2008 11:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NNT Discussion
Replies: 34
Views: 3748

Re: NNT Discussion

The lead-in of the Spain tossup is not uniquely identifying, as Spain, France and Morocco each fought in at least one of the Rif Wars. Tell me about it bro, I went for it with Morocco and got negged. But, Ian this was a damn good set. Sure, there were a few small things, but overall this was damn g...
by Gonzagapuma1
Wed Nov 19, 2008 6:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Mirror at Maryland (12/07/08)
Replies: 49
Views: 6012

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Mirror at Maryland (12/07/08)

Now that it's on Sunday, I'll be able to go.
by Gonzagapuma1
Sun Nov 16, 2008 6:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Harvard Fall Tournament III (11/15/08) -- Cambridge, MA
Replies: 155
Views: 81510

Re: Harvard Fall Tournament III (11/15/08) -- Cambridge, MA

Kyle wrote:Grail:

Round 2
Hunter 690, St. Andrew's 0
St. Andrew's: Timothy 0 0 0, Monica 0 0 0, Hannah 0 0 0, Douglas 0 0 0
Hunter: Lily 3 0 30, Tony 5 0 50, Guy 10 0 100, Maggie 2 0 20
Bonuses: St. Andrew's 0 0 0.00, Hunter 20 490 24.50
Dude, a team grailing is really not that big a deal.
by Gonzagapuma1
Sun Nov 09, 2008 3:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BHSAT XVIII (3/28/2009) at Yale (New Haven, CT)
Replies: 45
Views: 22731

Re: BHSAT XVIII (3/28/2009) at Yale (New Haven, CT)

Will this be better than last year? THe only reason I ask that is that if it is not significantly changed, Gonzaga will not be attending.
by Gonzagapuma1
Sun Nov 09, 2008 1:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament (NNT) at GDS (11/8/08)
Replies: 95
Views: 15124

Re: Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament (NNT) at GDS (11/8/08)

Back to stuff about this tournament, I thought that Ian did a really good job with the set, and although there were some problems with the readers, it was well run.
by Gonzagapuma1
Sat Oct 25, 2008 11:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Cavalier Classic XIII (10/25/08) at UVA
Replies: 70
Views: 19480

Re: Cavalier Classic XIII (10/25/08) at UVA

I just want to say that, minus the few delays, this tournament was very well run, and especially wanted to say that the HSAPQ set was excellent. Anyone writing a set to be played on in high school should shoot for this(I'm looking at you NAQT).
by Gonzagapuma1
Wed Sep 24, 2008 6:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Maryland Fall Invitational (9/28/08) - Now an HSAPQ Event!
Replies: 68
Views: 32409

Re: Maryland Fall Invitational (9/28/08) - Now an HSAPQ Event!

Father should've e-mailed you yesterday, but we want to bring a B team.
by Gonzagapuma1
Mon Sep 22, 2008 3:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RM Fall Tournament (9/20/08)
Replies: 127
Views: 16422

Re: RM Fall Tournament (9/20/08)

jbarnes112358 wrote:When will stats and complete results be posted?
by Gonzagapuma1
Sat Sep 20, 2008 7:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RM Fall Tournament (9/20/08)
Replies: 127
Views: 16422

Re: RM Fall Tournament (9/20/08)

1. Charter
2. TJ
3. Gonzaga
4. Maggie Walker
by Gonzagapuma1
Wed Sep 10, 2008 12:48 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Announcement: QuAC I at Penn (11/22/08), Phila., PA
Replies: 92
Views: 53139

Re: Announcement: QuAC I at Penn (11/22/08), Phila., PA

Gonzaga is about 99% sure we're coming.
by Gonzagapuma1
Tue Sep 02, 2008 9:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RM Fall Tournament (9/20/08)
Replies: 127
Views: 16422

Re: RM Fall Tournament (9/20/08)

Caesar Rodney HS wrote:Princeton is using this set as well
Yea, that was our conflict, but we're 99% attending this with hopefully 2 teams.
by Gonzagapuma1
Mon Aug 25, 2008 10:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Maryland Fall Invitational (9/28/08) - Now an HSAPQ Event!
Replies: 68
Views: 32409

Re: Maryland Fall Invitational (9/28/08) - Now an HSAPQ Event!

Nice work Chris. Gonzaga will be there with 2-3 teams.
by Gonzagapuma1
Thu Aug 21, 2008 6:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT Statistics Database
Replies: 24
Views: 7859

Re: NAQT Statistics Database

Yea, we have the same problem. Our B/C Team went 0-5 at 2007 WJ. Our A Team had already played the set at Princeton.
by Gonzagapuma1
Thu Aug 21, 2008 5:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT Statistics Database
Replies: 24
Views: 7859

Re: NAQT Statistics Database

This is really cool, except the Elo Rankings kinda suck, especially when you get out of the top 15.
by Gonzagapuma1
Sun Jun 08, 2008 9:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Mirroring/collaborating on tournaments info
Replies: 50
Views: 20690

Re: Mirroring/collaborating on tournaments info

ReinsteinD wrote:As far as what we are looking for:
Depending on when U of I hosts the NAQT Qualifier, there is interest in a tournament for strong Illinois teams on either 1/31 or 2/14.
Either of those dates would be good if people are interested in mirroring GAT.
by Gonzagapuma1
Fri Jun 06, 2008 1:33 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 6th Annual Gonzaga Academic Tournament(GAT) (2/7/09)
Replies: 20
Views: 5022

6th Annual Gonzaga Academic Tournament(GAT) (2/7/09)

I just wanted to make this announcement as kind of a save-the-date. Questions will be house-written, with myself, Theodore Jasper Gioia, and Eric Mukherjee, and Andy Watkins serving as editors-in-chief. Basically, this should be the best tournament ever.
by Gonzagapuma1
Thu Jun 05, 2008 10:46 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open Literature Doubles
Replies: 78
Views: 20362

Re: Chicago Open Literature Doubles

cdcarter wrote:I need a teammate for this Anybody willing to have me, a somewhat to moderately bad Lit player?
I'll play with you, as long as you don't mind having a not very good teammate.
by Gonzagapuma1
Wed Jun 04, 2008 8:43 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: The July Crisis: Chicago Open History Doubles
Replies: 95
Views: 25554

Re: The July Crisis: Chicago Open History Doubles

ToStrikeInfinitely wrote:Hey dan wanna be my partner
Of course.
by Gonzagapuma1
Wed Jun 04, 2008 4:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: The July Crisis: Chicago Open History Doubles
Replies: 95
Views: 25554

Re: The July Crisis: Chicago Open History Doubles

If there's room I would like to play this.
by Gonzagapuma1
Thu May 29, 2008 11:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PACE NSC Prediction Contest!
Replies: 84
Views: 8618

Re: PACE NSC Prediction Contest!

12 Playoff Teams: TJ A, MLK, Dorman A, Hunter, Charter A, Dorman B, RM A ,DCC, Whitman, Chattahoochee, NKC, State College A Undefeated: TJ A, Dorman A, Charter A, Whitman, NKC 4th: NKC 3rd: TJ A 2nd: Dorman A 1st: Whitman 5 Teams: 1. WJ 2. Rockford Auburn 3. MW A 4. Garfield Heights 5. Brindlee Moun...
by Gonzagapuma1
Wed May 21, 2008 4:08 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: ASS II - Maryland - Sun, 6/22
Replies: 29
Views: 6666

Re: Announcement: ASS II - Maryland - Sun, 6/22

The Gonzaga All-Stars would also like to sign up for this.
by Gonzagapuma1
Wed May 21, 2008 4:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Sun 'n Fun Mirror - Maryland - Sat, 6/21
Replies: 65
Views: 16311

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Sun 'n Fun Mirror - Maryland - Sat, 6/21

The Gonzaga All-Stars would like to register a team.
by Gonzagapuma1
Wed May 21, 2008 4:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ITT suggest your handy memory tricks/devices
Replies: 12
Views: 1566

Re: ITT suggest your handy memory tricks/devices

Matthew D wrote:or King Philip came over for green soup
But I do rememenber the Kyle, came over eposide I about fell over laughing
The OC tells me it's "King Phillip came over for great sex" so I go with that.
by Gonzagapuma1
Tue May 20, 2008 8:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 Panasonic Schedule
Replies: 25
Views: 3018

Re: 2008 Panasonic

Stat Boy wrote:So team DC is...
Banneker B?
by Gonzagapuma1
Sat May 10, 2008 1:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: (Correct) Answers that made you hang your head in shame.
Replies: 80
Views: 16443

Re: (Correct) Answers that made you hang your head in shame.

Nav wrote:At Buzzerpalooza, we were playing a moderator's lunch round and this picture came up:

Picture

What do you think it is? About 5-10 words in the question I correctly buzzed in with "(Baby) Kangaroo."
Thanks for making me vomit.
by Gonzagapuma1
Sat May 03, 2008 10:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Two-tournament weekend at VCU August 16 & 17?
Replies: 40
Views: 10392

Re: Two-tournament weekend at VCU August 2 & 3?

I would be interested.
by Gonzagapuma1
Sat May 03, 2008 9:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VCU Season Finale Tournament II: 05/03/08 (Richmond, VA)
Replies: 21
Views: 4838

Re: VCU Season Finale Tournament II: 05/03/08 (Richmond, VA)

I thought this was a very good set, with good, nats level stuff.
by Gonzagapuma1
Fri May 02, 2008 7:17 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Byko Rankings of HSNCT Field
Replies: 37
Views: 4927

Re: Byko Rankings of HSNCT Field

Edit: Guy, the NAQT style is possibly the best national tournament for sorting who is the best, at least until more people start going to PACE, and PACE moves to a Swiss System. Granted, I still don't quite understand the playoff structure, but I understand that playoffs make things more fun, and a...
by Gonzagapuma1
Thu May 01, 2008 6:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Sun 'n Fun Mirror - Maryland - Sat, 6/21
Replies: 65
Views: 16311

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Sun 'n Fun Mirror - Maryland - Sat, 6/21

Most likely, some kind of team with Ted Gioia and I on it will be going.
by Gonzagapuma1
Tue Apr 29, 2008 3:21 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Chip Beall- Big Plagiarizer or the Biggest Plagiarizer?
Replies: 7
Views: 5513

Chip Beall- Big Plagiarizer or the Biggest Plagiarizer?

So, I was looking for terrible questions to read since it was 3 in the morning and I'm writing an 8 page paper, and I needed some humor in my life and what do I find but in the first CBI Nationals Sample Packet there's a tu that goes "The French call it filet de boeuf en croute -- fillet of beef in ...
by Gonzagapuma1
Sun Apr 27, 2008 1:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Byko Rankings of HSNCT Field
Replies: 37
Views: 4927

Re: Byko Rankings of HSNCT Field

I thnik almost everyone's place on there shows how flawed that is.
by Gonzagapuma1
Sat Apr 19, 2008 5:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: women in Quiz Bowl
Replies: 50
Views: 11998

Re: women in Quiz Bowl

studentjournalism101 wrote:quiz ball
by Gonzagapuma1
Sat Apr 19, 2008 8:18 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Minnesota/Maryland/Vanderbilt/Cleveland/K-State tournament
Replies: 59
Views: 13522

Re: Minnesota/Maryland/Vanderbilt/Cleveland/K-State tournament

Honestly? Yeah. It did. It's boring to know what the second answer will be not off of knowledge of the book but off of knowledge of bonus structure. When lit questions are like that, it makes it so I (who would be a D team's occasional lit assistant if I wasn't on A for trash/CE) can thirty most of...
by Gonzagapuma1
Sun Apr 13, 2008 10:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: How to coach Good QB
Replies: 16
Views: 7297

Re: How to coach Good QB

My suggestion is to lead by example. Write a packet yourself and then play it in practice if you want everyone else to write packets. The only reason I became the decent player I am is because Ted Gioia showed me how to get better and I looked up to him because he was already an awesome player.
by Gonzagapuma1
Thu Apr 10, 2008 6:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: My withdrawal from the Missouri market
Replies: 27
Views: 4234

Re: My withdrawal from the Missouri market

Chris, I for one don't know why there's this objection to tempbanning Avery. The post seemed full of condescension to me, and I think Fred is correct in stating that it was directed in a sort of ludicrous way (once again) at Charlie. Of course it was directed at Charlie. His name is mentioned. It s...
by Gonzagapuma1
Tue Apr 08, 2008 10:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Senior Destinations 2008
Replies: 103
Views: 18135

Re: ATTENTION ALL HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS INVOLVED IN QUIZBOWL

I know Evans from my team is going to UMich.
by Gonzagapuma1
Tue Apr 08, 2008 8:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 Richard Montgomery Quizbowl Tournament (4/19/08)
Replies: 114
Views: 22149

Re: 2008 Richard Montgomery Quizbowl Tournament (4/19/08)

I'd like to just kindly ask the metro area teams (and beyond) to sign up for this tournament so it doesn't end up the disaster - i.e. cancellation - that was the Maryland State Championship. Even though RM this year is notoriously apathetic, they tend to write decent questions and run the tournamen...