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by Charbroil
Mon Dec 12, 2016 10:01 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACRONYM X (Spring 2017) - Global Announcement
Replies: 3
Views: 4213

Re: ACRONYM X (Spring 2017) - Global Announcement

Will you be holding an ACRONYM mirror at HSNCT and/or NSC again this year, or will your plans be limited to the sites already listed?
by Charbroil
Sun Nov 13, 2016 11:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: A Literature Skype League / Tournament (2016-2017)
Replies: 43
Views: 20804

Re: A Literature Skype League / Tournament (2016-2017)

We're currently in the first round of this.
by Charbroil
Sun Nov 13, 2016 8:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: A Literature Skype League / Tournament (2016-2017)
Replies: 43
Views: 20804

Re: A Literature Skype League / Tournament (2016-2017)

Will Mason won't make it either, so we have an opening for today.
by Charbroil
Sat Nov 12, 2016 1:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Lack of Novice Tournaments
Replies: 8
Views: 4165

Re: Lack of Novice Tournaments

This might be a stretch, but there have to be some cities where there are a lot of players who are local when out of school. Something like a winter break or summer break tourney, and you forsake your school team and form one with the kids around you? I mean, it's not exactly a great plan, but it w...
by Charbroil
Sun Nov 06, 2016 1:01 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2016 ACF Fall @ Mizzou (November 5th, 2016)
Replies: 1
Views: 1727

Re: 2016 ACF Fall @ Mizzou (November 5th, 2016)

Since no one has announced any results for this yet, here are some initial results: WUSTL A beat Missouri C in the first round of an advantaged final to win the tournament as well as the Undergraduate championship. WUSTL B came in 3rd and was the top Division II and 2nd Place Undergraduate team. I'm...
by Charbroil
Tue Oct 04, 2016 1:56 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT 2016: Specific Question Discussion
Replies: 63
Views: 9785

Re: Specific Question Discussion

I've edited this question pretty heavily since the time of discussion, but here it is in its current form: 12. In one stage of this event, high levels of inhibin lead to selection of a single structure known as its Graafian type. High levels of prolactin production suppresses a hypothalamic hormone...
by Charbroil
Mon Oct 03, 2016 11:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT 2016: Specific Question Discussion
Replies: 63
Views: 9785

Re: Specific Question Discussion

1/ One of my teammates buzzed in with "magic" for the alchemy tossup at the Hermes Trismegistus clue; should the tossup have a prompt on that? Obviously, all of the previous clues point unambiguously to alchemy, but I was wondering if alchemy should be considered a subset of magic. Possibly, but th...
by Charbroil
Mon Oct 03, 2016 9:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT 2016: Specific Question Discussion
Replies: 63
Views: 9785

Re: Specific Question Discussion

1/ One of my teammates buzzed in with "magic" for the alchemy tossup at the Hermes Trismegistus clue; should the tossup have a prompt on that? Obviously, all of the previous clues point unambiguously to alchemy, but I was wondering if alchemy should be considered a subset of magic. Possibly, but th...
by Charbroil
Mon Oct 03, 2016 3:28 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT 2016: Specific Question Discussion
Replies: 63
Views: 9785

Re: Specific Question Discussion

Also, in Packet 8, stoßtruppen should be acceptable (or at least promptable) for "stormtroopers."
by Charbroil
Mon Oct 03, 2016 2:52 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT 2016: Specific Question Discussion
Replies: 63
Views: 9785

Re: Specific Question Discussion

A question and a comment about the Finals 1 packet: 1/ One of my teammates buzzed in with "magic" for the alchemy tossup at the Hermes Trismegistus clue; should the tossup have a prompt on that? Obviously, all of the previous clues point unambiguously to alchemy, but I was wondering if alchemy shoul...
by Charbroil
Mon Oct 03, 2016 12:47 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT 2016: Specific Question Discussion
Replies: 63
Views: 9785

Re: Specific Question Discussion

To those who played this set, what is everyone negging Adonis with and are there any misleading or incorrect clues? It's had an abnormally high neg rate at every single site so far. I can't speak for anyone else, but one of my teammates negged this question with Perseus on the clue about being lock...
by Charbroil
Sun Oct 02, 2016 6:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT 2016: Detailed Stats
Replies: 10
Views: 1873

Re: Detailed Stats

Can we also get the links to the other results you posted earlier? It would be nice to see question by question game results for each site, assuming there's no issue with that.
by Charbroil
Sun Oct 02, 2016 4:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT 2016: Detailed Stats
Replies: 10
Views: 1873

Re: Detailed Stats

I may be making some sort of mistake, but I don't see any question by question stats (or answer lines at all). I only see "Instructions for TD," "Rosters," "Moderators," "Schedule," and "Meta" under the tabs, and none of those tabs have any information about individual questions.
by Charbroil
Tue Sep 20, 2016 9:25 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Running a Tournament/Practice Using Skype
Replies: 6
Views: 3151

Re: Running a Tournament/Practice Using Skype

One of our players who's off-campus is Skyping into our practices this semester. I just bring a tablet and videocall that person using on it using Skype. Since the tablet has a camera and I prop it up against something, you even have a little bit of the social element of practices since the person c...
by Charbroil
Mon Aug 29, 2016 7:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Preseason Poll 2016-2017
Replies: 27
Views: 13581

Re: Preseason Poll 2016-2017

Our A team is almost certainly going to be me, Patrick Butenhoff, Seth Ebner, and Will Mason.
by Charbroil
Thu Aug 18, 2016 12:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: HIT (Historically Intensive Tournament)
Replies: 67
Views: 27470

Re: HIT (Historically Intensive Tournament)

I'd play an in-person mirror of this at Illinois or an online one.
by Charbroil
Sun Jul 31, 2016 4:12 am
Forum: Scheduling reform
Topic: 2016-17 Tournament Schedule: Planning, Discussion, etc.
Replies: 65
Views: 41538

Re: 2016-17 Tournament Schedule: Planning, Discussion, etc.

If NAQT is producing another novice set next year, would it be offered at a more reasonable time (like, September)? We are planning to continue producing a Collegiate Novice Series. Exact timeline to be determined (the September dates are not always the best with reference to forming new teams at s...
by Charbroil
Sun Jul 31, 2016 2:24 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open 2016 - July 23-24
Replies: 73
Views: 43911

Re: Chicago Open 2016 - July 23-24

The "team detail" page also only shows the preliminaries.
by Charbroil
Sat Jun 25, 2016 9:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACRONYM IX @ WUSTL (June 25th, 2016)
Replies: 3
Views: 2260

Re: ACRONYM IX @ WUSTL (June 25th, 2016)

Congratulations to "Brexit Koax Koax," which beat "Madrigal Electromotive" 570-125 in the final to win!

Max Havey, Andy Walz, Brad Fischer, Jared McNett, and Sean Phillips were the top scorers.
by Charbroil
Sat Jun 25, 2016 8:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACRONYM IX @ WUSTL (June 25th, 2016)
Replies: 3
Views: 2260

Re: ACRONYM IX @ WUSTL (June 25th, 2016)

Stats are being updated here.
by Charbroil
Mon Jun 06, 2016 7:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NSC 2016 Set Discussion
Replies: 32
Views: 12725

Re: NSC 2016 Set Discussion

AKKOLADE wrote:I think it might have been mootly protested in my room.
Same here.
by Charbroil
Sun Jun 05, 2016 8:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: WUSTL Mirror of 2016 NASAT-June 25, 2016
Replies: 22
Views: 11789

Re: WUSTL Mirror of 2016 NASAT-June 25, 2016

We're also hosting a mirror of the ACRONYM trash tournament after this event; more information is here.
by Charbroil
Thu Jun 02, 2016 12:55 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACRONYM IX @ WUSTL (June 25th, 2016)
Replies: 3
Views: 2260

ACRONYM IX @ WUSTL (June 25th, 2016)

Hello, everyone! I'm pleased to announce that we will also be hosting a mirror of the ACRONYM trash tournament after our NASAT mirror . I, Charles Hang, will be directing it. Registration To register, please e-mail me at [email protected].com with the following information: 1/ How many teams you ...
by Charbroil
Sat May 14, 2016 9:49 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CLEAR II (and AVOGADRO'S NUMBER) @ Skype (6/18)
Replies: 18
Views: 10821

Re: CLEAR II (and AVOGADRO'S NUMBER) @ Skype (6/18)

Are the "Doubtful" packets going to be in the final set?
by Charbroil
Tue May 10, 2016 9:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Canadian Player Poll 2016: We Have Prizes!
Replies: 33
Views: 11263

Re: Canadian Player Poll 2016: We Have Prizes!

Friendly reminder: I'm a Canadian citizen. So is our WUSTL third scorer Will Mason. I'm not sure how serious this poll is, but I guess I'll talk him up briefly. This year, he regularly got about 30 PPG on regular difficulty sets and nearly 20 PPG at both Nationals, even though he's essentially a hi...
by Charbroil
Mon May 09, 2016 11:57 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Buzzers | You
Replies: 22
Views: 8879

Re: Buzzers | You

First of all, sorry for taking so long to post in this thread. I've been busy with work and a variety of other things. (Plus, I had to block off some time to prepare for this post, including doing the buzzer tests detailed below, and I didn't have the time to do that for a while). (Also, all links b...
by Charbroil
Mon Apr 25, 2016 12:58 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open Trash 2016 (July 24, 2016)
Replies: 131
Views: 60162

Re: Chicago Open Trash 2016 (July 24, 2016)

Is there a field update for this?
by Charbroil
Wed Apr 20, 2016 12:17 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals 2016 Discussion
Replies: 74
Views: 24112

Re: ACF Nationals 2016 Discussion

EDIT: a quick hour's jaunt to the other side of Oklahoma City will give you the opportunity to see an ancient philosophy class doing the unthinkable . BTW, the Symposium listed on the syllabus, according to UCO student Tracey Hickman, is actually referring UCO's Liberal Arts Symposium, a conference...
by Charbroil
Tue Apr 19, 2016 10:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2016 MYSTERIUM Question-Specific Discussion
Replies: 31
Views: 8126

Re: 2016 MYSTERIUM Question-Specific Discussion

What does the first clue of the "risk" tossup ("This quantity is elevated by counterparties") mean? I've Googled various iterations of "risk" "elevation" and "counterparty"/"counterparties and can't seem to find what this refers to. Forgot to post earlier, but I was also confused by this. That lead...
by Charbroil
Thu Apr 14, 2016 6:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2016 MYSTERIUM Question-Specific Discussion
Replies: 31
Views: 8126

Re: 2016 MYSTERIUM Question-Specific Discussion

What does the first clue of the "risk" tossup ("This quantity is elevated by counterparties") mean? I've Googled various iterations of "risk" "elevation" and "counterparty"/"counterparties and can't seem to find what this refers to. Forgot to post earlier, but I was also confused by this. That lead...
by Charbroil
Tue Apr 12, 2016 1:14 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Question-specific discussion: 2016 DI ICT
Replies: 38
Views: 12152

Re: Question-specific discussion: 2016 DI ICT

In 1935 a leader of this institution allegedly engaged in a sex act with "Bavarian Joe" near the Potsdam rail station, while another leader was forced to resign over his marriage to an ex-prostitute. This institution, whose leaders criticized expansionism at the (*) Hossbach Conference, was purged ...
by Charbroil
Tue Apr 12, 2016 12:51 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Question-specific discussion: 2016 DI ICT
Replies: 38
Views: 12152

Re: Question-specific discussion: 2016 DI ICT

Could I see that tossup on the Wehrmacht? Thanks.
by Charbroil
Thu Apr 07, 2016 10:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2016 MYSTERIUM Question-Specific Discussion
Replies: 31
Views: 8126

Re: 2016 MYSTERIUM Question-Specific Discussion

What does the first clue of the "risk" tossup ("This quantity is elevated by counterparties") mean? I've Googled various iterations of "risk" "elevation" and "counterparty"/"counterparties" and can't seem to find what this refers to.
by Charbroil
Sun Apr 03, 2016 8:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: AVOGADRO'S NUMBER
Replies: 81
Views: 35609

Re: AVOGADRO'S NUMBER

Seth Ebner and I are available as free agents for this.
by Charbroil
Wed Mar 30, 2016 9:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: AVOGADRO'S NUMBER
Replies: 81
Views: 35609

Re: AVOGADRO'S NUMBER

We will probably have 1+ teams from WUSTL at this.
by Charbroil
Mon Mar 28, 2016 10:43 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open Trash 2016 (July 24, 2016)
Replies: 131
Views: 60162

Re: Chicago Open Trash 2016 (July 24, 2016)

I'd like to play this. I know some young adult lit. and science fiction, as well as a few popular TV shows.
by Charbroil
Sun Mar 13, 2016 9:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: "stanford housewrite" @ UChicago (3/5/16)
Replies: 19
Views: 11587

Re: "stanford housewrite" @ UChicago (3/5/16)

Are you planning to post stats for Eyes That Do Not See?
by Charbroil
Sun Feb 21, 2016 11:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: "stanford housewrite" @ UChicago (3/5/16)
Replies: 19
Views: 11587

Re: "stanford housewrite" @ UChicago (3/5/16)

Do you have any sort of tentative schedule for side events? I know that I'll personally drive down Sunday for anything that runs on a second day but it would be nice to know what events are being run when. We'll also be there for any Sunday events, but we'd also like to know what events will be ava...
by Charbroil
Tue Feb 02, 2016 11:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT Central SCT @ Central Oklahoma (02-06-2016)
Replies: 5
Views: 2954

Re: NAQT Central SCT @ Central Oklahoma (02-06-2016)

Picasso's Middle Name wrote:Field:
...

Central Oklahoma B

...
There seems to be only one Central Oklahoma team in your field; why is it marked the B team?
by Charbroil
Tue Jan 19, 2016 9:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Global Announcement: ACF Regionals 2016 (01/30/2016)
Replies: 31
Views: 26420

Re: Global Announcement: ACF Regionals 2016 (01/30/2016)

ThisIsMyUsername wrote:It is the duty of the hosts to post announcements for their site and to provide field updates.
ACF Fall allowed people to look at the Google Forms results pages for reservations at each site (available at this link)--that was actually what I was alluding to.
by Charbroil
Sun Jan 17, 2016 6:53 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2016 MLK: Specific Questions
Replies: 44
Views: 5212

Re: Specific Questions

The leadin to the "big nose" literature question isn't really unique--Saleem Sinai has a lot of weird distinctive physical features (he's sort of bald and has a big head, for example). His big nose is probably his best known trait, but I think the leadin could use clarification to indicate that you'...
by Charbroil
Sun Jan 17, 2016 2:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Novice Global Announcement
Replies: 9
Views: 9292

Re: VCU Novice Global Announcement

swaymun.shahee wrote:Will this set be posted?
by Charbroil
Mon Jan 11, 2016 2:57 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Global Announcement: ACF Regionals 2016 (01/30/2016)
Replies: 31
Views: 26420

Re: Global Announcement: ACF Regionals 2016 (01/30/2016)

Will there be a link to the fields at the various sites like there was for ACF Fall, or did I just not see where that link was posted?
by Charbroil
Sat Dec 05, 2015 10:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open @ Berkeley (Dec 5)
Replies: 10
Views: 5784

Re: Missouri Open @ Berkeley (Dec 5)

czheng0708 wrote:Complete prelim stats can be found here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... s/prelims/
Your team detail files seem to only have information for two rounds.
by Charbroil
Sun Nov 08, 2015 11:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall UK 2015 at Warwick
Replies: 5
Views: 3666

Re: ACF Fall UK 2015 at Warwick

Senator_Jay wrote:...I have now played a tournament on three continents...
You mean "countries," right?
by Charbroil
Mon Aug 31, 2015 11:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SHEIKH and VICO Online (August 29th)
Replies: 30
Views: 12157

Re: SHEIKH and VICO Online (August 29th)

Periplus of the Erythraean Sea wrote:Final stats for VICO Online are up.
I think my stats got switched with Marianna's in Round 4.
by Charbroil
Fri Aug 28, 2015 2:54 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SHEIKH and VICO Online (August 29th)
Replies: 30
Views: 12157

Re: SHEIKH and VICO Online (August 29th)

Periplus of the Erythraean Sea wrote:If you're still on the free agents list on the spreadsheet by next Thursday evening, I'll assume you are playing and assign you a random teammate.
Are you planning on randomly assigning people to teams for VICO as well?
by Charbroil
Thu Aug 20, 2015 10:58 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SHEIKH and VICO Online (August 29th)
Replies: 30
Views: 12157

Re: SHEIKH and VICO Online (August 29th)

I don't have the ability to get on Google Drive right now, so you can count this as my official registration for this event (both SHEIKH and VICO). Anyone interested in teaming up with me for either is welcome to email me at [email protected]
by Charbroil
Fri Jul 17, 2015 7:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Samuel L. Bronkowitz presents Chicago Open (07/18-19/15)
Replies: 117
Views: 54524

Re: Samuel L. Bronkowitz presents Chicago Open (07/18-19/15)

We had a last minute drop, so anyone who wants to play CO for free is welcome to join us. Feel free to call me at 636-219-1660 or email me at [email protected] if you're interested, though it's also fine if you just join us tomorrow morning.