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by Charbroil
Sun Jun 28, 2015 12:15 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2015 CO Visual Arts
Replies: 131
Views: 57801

Re: 2015 CO Visual Arts

gyre and gimble wrote:So we're at 15 teams now. I'd love to get this up to 16.
Seth Ebner and I would like to be your 16th team, assuming you still have an opening.
by Charbroil
Sat Jun 06, 2015 11:29 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2015 PACE NSC: June 6-7, Washington, DC
Replies: 75
Views: 58710

Re: 2015 PACE NSC: June 6-7, Washington, DC

jonpin wrote:Stats will be posted regularly at this link.
The link for Prelim D stats returns an error message.
by Charbroil
Wed Jun 03, 2015 3:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2015 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 102
Views: 53389

Re: 2015 HSNCT discussion

I think the tossup about Okonkwo mentioned Obierika by by name in the first clue, which was way too early. I wrote this tossup after reading the novel; I'm not sure if I agree with you. Obierika is, like, the eighth most prominent character in the novel? I'm not sure how you could know his name unl...
by Charbroil
Mon May 25, 2015 8:15 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT mirror at uWaterloo (27th June)
Replies: 30
Views: 12755

Re: NASAT mirror at uWaterloo (27th June)

Peter13 wrote:...I think Delta Burke is Regionals minus difficulty...
Delta Burke is actually about Fall difficulty, or even maybe Fall minus difficulty.
by Charbroil
Sun May 17, 2015 12:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Geography Monstrosity 7 (May 29, Chicago)
Replies: 28
Views: 10964

Re: Geography Monstrosity 7 (May 29, Chicago)

I'm going to play this.
by Charbroil
Mon May 11, 2015 2:33 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACFNATIONALS - A JRPG tournament
Replies: 99
Views: 48328

Re: ACFNATIONALS - A JRPG tournament

I can staff this if it doesn't conflict with the geography or science tournaments.
by Charbroil
Fri May 01, 2015 11:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Side events at the 2015 HSNCT
Replies: 11
Views: 7159

Re: Side events at the 2015 HSNCT

Has an official schedule been decided for which side events are going when? I'd like to staff some and play others, so it would be nice to know if my plans are possible.
by Charbroil
Sat Apr 11, 2015 7:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: STIMPY Skype Mirror (4/11)
Replies: 33
Views: 15212

Re: STIMPY Skype Mirror (4/11)

This was very fun; thanks for hosting!
by Charbroil
Wed Apr 08, 2015 7:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: STIMPY Skype Mirror (4/11)
Replies: 33
Views: 15212

Re: STIMPY Skype Mirror (4/11)

Windows ME wrote:I would like to offer myself as a free agent. I know science if that helps.
We have a few openings; email me at [email protected] if you're interested.
by Charbroil
Tue Apr 07, 2015 11:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2015 NAQT ICT: March 28, Atlanta
Replies: 73
Views: 36764

Re: 2015 NAQT ICT: March 28, Atlanta

(Please feel free to tag yourselves.) There doesn't seem to be any way to do that, short of leaving a comment with someone's name in it? I think this is fixed now; sorry about that. Still no. Then I have no idea. Message or email me with links to photos you want tagged and whom to tag, I guess. It ...
by Charbroil
Tue Apr 07, 2015 11:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2015 NAQT ICT: March 28, Atlanta
Replies: 73
Views: 36764

Re: 2015 NAQT ICT: March 28, Atlanta

jonah wrote:
Charbroil wrote:
bird bird bird bird bird wrote:(Please feel free to tag yourselves.)
There doesn't seem to be any way to do that, short of leaving a comment with someone's name in it?
I think this is fixed now; sorry about that.
Still no.
by Charbroil
Tue Apr 07, 2015 10:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2015 NAQT ICT: March 28, Atlanta
Replies: 73
Views: 36764

Re: 2015 NAQT ICT: March 28, Atlanta

bird bird bird bird bird wrote:(Please feel free to tag yourselves.)
There doesn't seem to be any way to do that, short of leaving a comment with someone's name in it?
by Charbroil
Tue Apr 07, 2015 2:59 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: STIMPY Skype Mirror (4/11)
Replies: 33
Views: 15212

Re: STIMPY Skype Mirror (4/11)

We have room for 2 or 3 free agents.
by Charbroil
Sat Apr 04, 2015 3:17 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT at VCU (04/04/2015)
Replies: 12
Views: 7201

Re: MUT at VCU (04/04/2015)



The live stats link is the wrong one.
by Charbroil
Mon Mar 30, 2015 10:08 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: STIMPY Skype Mirror (4/11)
Replies: 33
Views: 15212

Re: STIMPY Skype Mirror (4/11)

WUSTL is bringing two teams; Dan, I sent you an email.
by Charbroil
Sat Mar 28, 2015 11:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO 2015 Matchmaking
Replies: 47
Views: 19323

Re: CO 2015 Matchmaking

Seth Ebner, Will Mason, Gordon Arsenoff, and I are playing as a team.
by Charbroil
Fri Feb 20, 2015 10:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO History 2015
Replies: 139
Views: 67087

Re: CO History 2015

Charbroil wrote:I'm playing this.
I'm playing with Richard Yu.
by Charbroil
Fri Feb 20, 2015 4:30 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO History 2015
Replies: 139
Views: 67087

Re: CO History 2015

I'm playing this.
by Charbroil
Mon Feb 16, 2015 4:03 am
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: Tournament Database Search by Team
Replies: 42
Views: 35905

Re: Tournament Database Search by Team

Public safety diving wrote:It looks like NAQT changed their page format slightly which caused some trouble. It's fixed now.

In other news, we have passed 5,000 tournaments, 100,000 teams, and 300,000 player stats indexed.
This is a great tool; thanks for making it.
by Charbroil
Wed Dec 17, 2014 1:17 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: IRC Festivus 2014: Quentin Tarantino Edition
Replies: 74
Views: 31204

Re: IRC Festivus 2014: Quentin Tarantino Edition

Is there any way a schedule for this could be drawn up? I'm interested in some of these packets but can't hang out in IRC for the entirety.
by Charbroil
Wed Nov 19, 2014 12:57 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SOLO: A Star Wars Tournament
Replies: 17
Views: 7916

Re: SOLO: A Star Wars Tournament

Western Leader wrote:I am expressing my wholehearted gratitude for this set and its creator.
Same here.
by Charbroil
Wed Jul 16, 2014 1:29 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Literature Specific Tournaments?
Replies: 7
Views: 4029

Re: Literature Specific Tournaments?

The Chipola Lit/Fine Arts Singles tournament at http://collegiate.quizbowlpackets.com/ is near high school difficulty. (There are also a large number of other literature tournament sets at that site, though all of them are intended for college players. There isn't a national level tournament equival...
by Charbroil
Sat Jun 28, 2014 8:58 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: St. Louis Open Date Poll
Replies: 7
Views: 3394

Re: St. Louis Open Date Poll

Malkot ha Makolet (Itamar Naveh-Benjamin, Jared Lockwood, Adam Sperber) won the academic tournament, going 10-0. Ben Zhang was the top scorer with 152 PPG. There was a three way tie for 1st in the Hybrid tournament between Unnamed (Ben Zhang, Sean Phillips, Itamar Naveh Benjamin, and Andy Walz), Tro...
by Charbroil
Sat Jun 28, 2014 11:26 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: St. Louis Open Date Poll
Replies: 7
Views: 3394

Re: St. Louis Open Date Poll

This is occurring as we speak. Statistics for the academic tournament are here; statistics for the hybrid tournament will be here once they are available.
by Charbroil
Tue Jun 24, 2014 10:51 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 3M: Chicago Open History Doubles, 7/20
Replies: 47
Views: 24098

Re: 3M: Chicago Open History Doubles, 7/20

I'm actually not going to be at Chicago Open. Sorry!
by Charbroil
Tue May 13, 2014 11:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: St. Louis Open Date Poll
Replies: 7
Views: 3394

Re: St. Louis Open Date Poll

The announcement for this tournament is here.
by Charbroil
Sun May 11, 2014 11:31 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: St. Louis Open Date Poll
Replies: 7
Views: 3394

St. Louis Open Date Poll

As in the past, I'll be directing an easy St. Louis area summer open tournament at Washington University in St. Louis. We're going to have an academic tournament using the IMSANITY set as well as a trash tournament using the Ottawa Hybrid set. We're currently in the process of finalizing a date, so ...
by Charbroil
Wed Apr 30, 2014 12:50 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Claude Shannon Memorial Tournament
Replies: 29
Views: 14442

Re: Claude Shannon Memorial Tournament

I'll play this.
by Charbroil
Mon Apr 21, 2014 12:53 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals congratulations, thanks, and discussion
Replies: 169
Views: 45810

Re: ACF Nationals congratulations, thanks, and discussion

I think this is the single most important project that quizbowl needs - a surehanded way to conduct text searches of every single packet in the last 10 years. This should not be as hard as we've made it. Wasn't there a pre-programmed Google search of the packets in quizbowlpackets.com available as ...
by Charbroil
Fri Apr 18, 2014 11:43 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals congratulations, thanks, and discussion
Replies: 169
Views: 45810

Re: ACF Nationals congratulations, thanks, and discussion

For the "volatility" question, on the other hand, it was clear from about line two that what was wanted was some concept of variability, but I had no idea what word to say, even after the giveaway. Volatility is actually a pretty well defined concept in finance; I haven't seen the question, but the...
by Charbroil
Fri Apr 18, 2014 4:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Gorilla Literature Singles (July 20, Chicago)
Replies: 64
Views: 31695

Re: Gorilla Literature Singles (July 20, Chicago)

Goole by-election, 1971 wrote:I'd like to play this but doubt my packet-writing skills are up to snuff, so I'll take the entrance fee.
This for me too.
by Charbroil
Mon Mar 31, 2014 11:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Modern World Tournament
Replies: 31
Views: 12069

Re: Modern World Tournament

Any additional news about an HSNCT mirror of this?
by Charbroil
Thu Mar 27, 2014 7:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Natl History Bowl College Nationals: Sun 3/30 Northwestern U
Replies: 60
Views: 23270

Re: Natl History Bowl College Nationals: Sun 3/30 Northweste

The person who's riding with me should email me at [email protected].
by Charbroil
Wed Mar 26, 2014 5:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT @ Illinois (4/19)
Replies: 23
Views: 8785

Re: MUT @ Illinois (4/19)

Hey Billy, I sent you a registration email a while ago, as well as some followup information.
by Charbroil
Mon Feb 24, 2014 1:51 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Poll: Midseason Edition
Replies: 33
Views: 13271

Re: Poll: Midseason Edition

Excelsior (smack) wrote:Indeed he did: link. It appears to be updated to include everything up to and including SCT.
Regionals information seems to be there as well, just not on the summary page.
by Charbroil
Thu Feb 20, 2014 8:17 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Minnesota Undergraduate Tournament (MUT) 2014 Announcement
Replies: 17
Views: 11215

Re: Minnesota Undergraduate Tournament (MUT) 2014 Announceme

Has a date been picked for the Illinois mirror yet?
by Charbroil
Mon Feb 17, 2014 1:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Specific question requests and discussion
Replies: 28
Views: 3068

Re: Specific question requests and discussion

The bonus part that has "eye washing station" was troublesome for us. We knew the idea is to have your eyes washed out in the event foreign materials get in, our answer was to the effect of "eye washing shower" and wasn't taken. Is the 'station' part really necessary for the answer? I know "things ...
by Charbroil
Sun Feb 16, 2014 12:31 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Typos and such
Replies: 7
Views: 1187

Re: Typos and such

Round 6, Bonus 8:

The Zero wasn't a jet; you can just take that word out of the bonus.
by Charbroil
Wed Feb 05, 2014 6:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Question Specific Discussion
Replies: 44
Views: 7081

Re: Question Specific Discussion

Shouldn't "Nationalist Party" be acceptable for KMT?
by Charbroil
Mon Feb 03, 2014 4:49 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 3M: Chicago Open History Doubles, 7/20
Replies: 47
Views: 24098

Re: 3M: Chicago Open History Doubles, 7/20

There doesn't seem to be any way to type in the spreadsheet.
by Charbroil
Mon Nov 04, 2013 12:49 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2013 California--UC Berkeley (11/2/13)
Replies: 12
Views: 5073

Re: ACF Fall 2013 California--UC Berkeley (11/2/13)

List of Fighting Spirit characters wrote:Stats are up: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... all_games/.
This link is broken.
by Charbroil
Mon Oct 14, 2013 10:11 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Preseason Poll
Replies: 54
Views: 19989

Re: Preseason Poll

I've decided to take a year off from school, so I'm not going to be playing for WUSTL this year. I'm still finishing my degree at St. Charles CC, so I might play a couple of tournaments for them.

Sorry if this throws off the poll and/or anyone's Fantasy lineup.
by Charbroil
Wed Oct 09, 2013 1:55 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Michigan Fall Tournament at WUSTL (10/5/13)
Replies: 9
Views: 3141

Re: Michigan Fall Tournament at WUSTL (10/5/13)

Stats: Preliminaries - Playoffs- Combined

Because we did not carry over preliminary games into the final standings, the playoff stats reflect the final standings (minus the final).
by Charbroil
Sat Oct 05, 2013 8:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Michigan Fall Tournament at WUSTL (10/5/13)
Replies: 9
Views: 3141

Re: Michigan Fall Tournament at WUSTL (10/5/13)

WUSTL A (Richard Yu) took first; Tamil Tiger Mothers (Ben Zhang, Kisan Thakkar, Jialin Ding) took second after having to leave without playing a final. Richard was the top scorer, Ben was second. Stats will be forthcoming.
by Charbroil
Wed Oct 02, 2013 4:07 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Michigan Fall Tournament at WUSTL (10/5/13)
Replies: 9
Views: 3141

Re: Michigan Fall Tournament at WUSTL (10/5/13)

We got an extra staffer, so we've expanded the field to 14 teams.
by Charbroil
Tue Oct 01, 2013 8:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Michigan Fall Tournament at WUSTL (10/5/13)
Replies: 9
Views: 3141

Re: Michigan Fall Tournament at WUSTL (10/5/13)

The Two Hearts of Kwasi Boachi wrote:(I'm asking this because we already have enough people going for 2 teams, and might get enough for 3 teams) So the next team that registers would need to bring a staffer along, correct?
That is indeed correct.
by Charbroil
Sat Sep 28, 2013 6:30 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Michigan Fall Tournament at WUSTL (10/5/13)
Replies: 9
Views: 3141

Re: Michigan Fall Tournament at WUSTL (10/5/13)

Since we're at about 12 teams now, the field is tentatively closed. If you still want to attend and can bring additional staff, let us know soon.