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by ieppler
Thu Oct 16, 2008 9:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Minnesota '08-'09
Replies: 89
Views: 14664

Re: Minnesota '08-'09

Gaurav/Minnesota people: if Eden Prairie (or any institution, for that matter) is interested in hosting the Minnesota mirror of NNT, email me as soon as possible at ieppler09@gds.org.
by ieppler
Sun Oct 12, 2008 10:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 Pre-Season Goldfish Championship: 10/15/2008
Replies: 81
Views: 15278

Re: 2008 Pre-Season Goldfish Championship: 10/15/2008

Is "Montgomery County MD" the team from Richard Montgomery, Montgomery Blair, or some other Montgomery County high school?
by ieppler
Sun Oct 12, 2008 9:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament (NNT) at GDS (11/8/08)
Replies: 95
Views: 14652

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

Email invitations were sent out today. We are probably going to cap the field at 36 teams. There is still plenty of space left, but please register early to secure a spot in the field and to help me remain sane. Thanks!
by ieppler
Sun Oct 12, 2008 9:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Illinois Open Mirror (11/15/08) at Maryland
Replies: 48
Views: 7329

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Illinois Open Mirror (11/15/08) at Maryland

Daichi and I are planning to play this together. We're looking for teammates.
by ieppler
Sun Oct 05, 2008 12:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GSAC XVI: December 6, 2008
Replies: 223
Views: 100194

Re: GSAC XVI: December 6, 2008

We will probably come to this with a few teams.
by ieppler
Sun Sep 28, 2008 7:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Maryland Fall Invitational (9/28/08) - Now an HSAPQ Event!
Replies: 68
Views: 18077

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

aestheteboy wrote:I hear Charter beat GDS in the finals match.
"Beat" isn't a strong enough word to describe it.
by ieppler
Fri Sep 26, 2008 7:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RM Fall Tournament (9/20/08)
Replies: 127
Views: 15413

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

The tournament director told me that he has "retired" from quizbowl, so I would be surprised if stats are ever posted...
by ieppler
Tue Sep 16, 2008 2:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament (NNT) at GDS (11/8/08)
Replies: 95
Views: 14652

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

Registration is now officially open. Field (updated 11/01): Archbishop Spalding (MD) x2 Banneker (DC) x2 Bloomfield (NJ) Caesar Rodney (DE) Centennial (MD) x2 Churchill (MD) x2 Gonzaga (DC) Hunter (NY) Lake Braddock (VA) Kellenberg (NY) x3 Maggie Walker (VA) Maret (DC) x3 Mercersburg (PA) x2 Sidwell...
by ieppler
Mon Sep 15, 2008 9:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RM Fall Tournament (9/20/08)
Replies: 127
Views: 15413

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

I'd strongly prefer to discuss this privately, but your proposed format does not accurately reflect what I suggested.
by ieppler
Sun Sep 14, 2008 6:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Russell High School Tournament KY (9/13/08)
Replies: 28
Views: 6527

Re: Russell High School Tournament KY (9/13/08)

King Solomon's Bling wrote: JV: I think it was Dunbar A over Dunbar B

Varsity: Dunbar A over Johnson B
fred morlan: coach of the year
by ieppler
Fri Sep 12, 2008 8:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Mid-Atlantic ACF Fall at VCU, 11/8/08
Replies: 15
Views: 2844

Re: Mid-Atlantic ACF Fall at VCU, 11/8/08

While I can't formally announce the GDS NNT site yet due to difficulties with school bureaucracy, I can confirm that the date will not be changed from 11/8. I apologize for the conflict (I really wanted to play ACF Fall, too), but the 8th was the only day that the building was available in November,...
by ieppler
Tue Sep 02, 2008 10:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RM Fall Tournament (9/20/08)
Replies: 127
Views: 15413

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

We haven't started practice yet so I can't give you an exact number, but GDS will be there with 1-3 teams.
by ieppler
Wed Aug 20, 2008 9:38 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 08-09 Pre-Season Poll Results - Congratulations Charter!
Replies: 56
Views: 11216

Re: 08-09 Pre-Season Poll Results - Congratulations Charter!

everyday847 wrote: side tournament on the twentieth century
I would be very interested in playing this.
by ieppler
Wed Aug 06, 2008 1:09 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MO Trash: The Rob Pilatus Memorial Tournament - 10.19.08
Replies: 80
Views: 13606

Re: Preliminary announcement: MO trash, Sunday, Oct. 19

I can probably do some writing for this if necessary.
by ieppler
Tue Aug 05, 2008 4:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wofford College (SC) Tournament 9/27
Replies: 17
Views: 2626

Re: Wofford College (SC) Tournament 9/27

Amesy Squirrelstomper Chipmunk Preferrer wrote:
Sssssssssssssssss the Hisser wrote:I think that some of the Dorman A guys are interested in starting a team.
No
That sucks, I was hoping that Wofford would kick some ass in the Southeast this year.
by ieppler
Mon Aug 04, 2008 6:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wofford College (SC) Tournament 9/27
Replies: 17
Views: 2626

Re: Wofford College (SC) Tournament 9/27

I think that some of the Dorman A guys are going to Wofford and are interested in starting a team.
by ieppler
Sun Jun 29, 2008 2:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Blake Tournament Silver Spring, MD 9/27/08
Replies: 3
Views: 1129

Re: Blake Tournament Silver Spring, MD 9/27/08

oh boy it's my favorite tournament of the year! i'm sooooooo excited
by ieppler
Thu Jun 26, 2008 4:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament (NNT) at GDS (11/8/08)
Replies: 95
Views: 14652

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

Georgetown Day School will be hosting the Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament on 11/8/08 at the Georgetown Day High School Campus in Northwest Washington, DC. This tournament will use the No Name Tournament set, edited by Christian Carter, Shantanu Jha, and me with contributions from many illustrious mem...
by ieppler
Wed Jun 25, 2008 4:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs--we miss you!
Replies: 182
Views: 30841

Re: Bad Negs--we miss you!

From 2008 Sun N Fun
Given: FIFA
Correct: Chelsea

EDIT: Not mine.
by ieppler
Wed Jun 18, 2008 11:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Sun 'n Fun Mirror - Maryland - Sat, 6/21
Replies: 65
Views: 15819

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

Losing to everyone once would be my choice.
by ieppler
Mon Jun 09, 2008 3:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Sun 'n Fun Mirror - Maryland - Sat, 6/21
Replies: 65
Views: 15819

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

Doug, if you're still looking for teammates, I'll play on your team.
by ieppler
Mon Jun 09, 2008 1:14 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Summer Practice in the DC area
Replies: 4
Views: 826

Summer Practice in the DC area

I'm interested in hosting summer practices for high school players in the DC area. They would take place at my house, located in Bethesda, at dates and times to be determined. The structure has yet to be determined, but if there is interest, we will run different rooms for different levels of play. ...
by ieppler
Sat Jun 07, 2008 3:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC/MD/VA Date Claim 08-09
Replies: 34
Views: 5547

Re: DC/MD/VA Date Claim 08-09

If all goes according to plan (basically, if the GDS fall show isn't that weekend,) the GDS mirror of NNT will take place on November 8th. If not, we will try to run it on November 22. I know that conflicts with Auburn HS's tournament, but that's a 4 hour drive from DC and there was basically no fie...
by ieppler
Fri Jun 06, 2008 9:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 Panasonic Academic Challenge: Illinois wins!
Replies: 163
Views: 37798

Re: 2008 Panasonic Academic Challenge updates

Who is on Team DC? I honestly have no idea.
by ieppler
Fri Jun 06, 2008 11:21 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: No Name Tournament 2008: Very Preliminary Announcement
Replies: 13
Views: 5136

Re: No Name Tournament 2008: Very Preliminary Announcement

The original plan was to write 12 packets, but with the additional contributors, we will probably end up with around 15 rounds. If you have any questions, email Chris or me. My email is ieppler09@gds.org.
by ieppler
Sun Jun 01, 2008 2:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 PACE NSC Live Comments and Discussion
Replies: 87
Views: 17591

Re: 2008 PACE NSC Live Comments and Discussion

ragnarok2012 wrote:
Hopper wrote:TJ vs. Whitman in the final
god, espn live would be greatly appreciated right now.
Live updates are available in the quizbowl IRC channel.
by ieppler
Sun Jun 01, 2008 2:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 PACE NSC Live Comments and Discussion
Replies: 87
Views: 17591

Re: 2008 PACE NSC Live Comments and Discussion

TJ vs. Whitman in the final
by ieppler
Thu May 29, 2008 8:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PACE NSC Prediction Contest!
Replies: 84
Views: 8012

Re: PACE NSC Prediction Contest!

Playoff teams: MLK, TJ A, Dorman A, Hunter, Charter A, Dorman B, DCC, RM A, Whitman, Chattahoochee, NKC, State College A Undefeated teams: TJ A, Dorman A, Charter A, RM A, Whitman, NKC 4th Place: Charter A 3rd Place: TJ A 2nd Place: Dorman A 1st Place: Whitman Consolation Champion: Gov A Consolation...
by ieppler
Mon May 26, 2008 5:24 pm
Forum: Best of the Best
Topic: Neg Theory
Replies: 25
Views: 18742

Re: Neg Theory

Adam, I'm assuming that you're referring to your game against my team at Weekend of Quizbowl. While I do remember a few negs from your team, including one on the last tossup of a close game, it certainly wasn't close to "7 or 8." I believe that we converted almost all of the tossups after your negs....
by ieppler
Tue May 20, 2008 6:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 Panasonic Schedule
Replies: 25
Views: 2850

Re: 2008 Panasonic

Stat Boy wrote:
Byko wrote:Nutcracker:
DC
Maryland
It's on, Puma.
Puma is not going. In fact, Leahy, myself, and all actual quizbowlers from DC will also not be going.
by ieppler
Tue May 20, 2008 6:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Experimental Tournament, 5/24
Replies: 82
Views: 24161

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Experimental Tournament, 5/24

Alex Nutman of GDS would like to play.
by ieppler
Tue May 06, 2008 8:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 Panasonic Team Rosters
Replies: 43
Views: 6428

Re: 2008 Panasonic Teams

DC will most likely not be sending a team. If a team from DC goes, it will not include Dan Puma, Kevin Leahy, or Ian Eppler.
by ieppler
Thu May 01, 2008 9:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 National Tournament Prognostication (archived)
Replies: 49
Views: 5352

Re: National Tournament Prognostication

My only prediction: this thread will end in hurt feelings and tempbans.
by ieppler
Tue Apr 29, 2008 1:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Walt Whitman Invitational Tournament (5/10/08)
Replies: 9
Views: 1506

Re: Walt Whitman Invitational Tournament (5/10/08)

GDS will probably be bringing 2 teams to this. Any field update?
by ieppler
Tue Apr 22, 2008 12:13 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: JV tournament at Maggie Walker: April 26, 2008
Replies: 70
Views: 15957

Re: JV tournament at Maggie Walker: April 26, 2008

Unfortunately, due to travel difficulties, GDS will not be able to send any teams. However, we would like to buy the questions, and we may be able to find a few people if the name is changed to Quint Carr Academic Competition.
by ieppler
Thu Apr 03, 2008 6:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Maryland/Washington DC NAQT Tournament April 5 at Blake
Replies: 25
Views: 2980

Re: Maryland/Washington DC NAQT Tournament April 5 at Blake

I can't go, but GDS will probably be able to send some sort of team.
by ieppler
Wed Apr 02, 2008 9:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ 2007-08
Replies: 225
Views: 43375

Re: NY/NJ 2007-08

Half Hollow Hills used to send a team, but they haven't sent one in a few years. I think that it is very unlikely that Stuyvesant or Hunter would go or send any players for an all-star team.
by ieppler
Wed Apr 02, 2008 6:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ 2007-08
Replies: 225
Views: 43375

Re: NY/NJ 2007-08

I've never been to Panasonic, but I've practiced with Team DC enough times to know the format. 4-6 teams play in one room. A single "match" is made up of 3 buzzer rounds, separated by worksheet rounds. Each team gets only one buzzer. There is a 5 point round, a 10 point round, and a 15 point round. ...
by ieppler
Sun Mar 23, 2008 10:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Save the date: PACE Bootcamp (8/1 to 8/3/08)
Replies: 7
Views: 1459

Re: Save the date: PACE Bootcamp (8/1 to 8/3/08)

It's mine, Puma.

Actually, Dr. Chuck, I don't know if GDS is still available, but I'll check on that and let you know.
by ieppler
Tue Mar 18, 2008 4:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT Sectionals Discussion Forum
Replies: 11
Views: 1585

Re: NAQT Sectionals Discussion Forum

Following the theme, my account name is Eppler.
by ieppler
Sun Mar 16, 2008 7:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: JV tournament at Maggie Walker: April 26, 2008
Replies: 70
Views: 15957

Re: JV tournament at Maggie Walker: April 26, 2008

I'll make that 2 votes.
by ieppler
Sun Mar 16, 2008 6:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DACQ Weekend of Quizbowl Goodness: BYO Dagger (3/15/08) @GMU
Replies: 148
Views: 32762

Re: DACQ Weekend of Quizbowl Goodness: BYO Dagger (3/15/08) @GMU

I'm not going to call anyone out, but I was disappointed that even the "elite" teams decided to not stay for the consolation bracket to play off 13-18 places. Though, if the question was the reason, I understand because it was just horrible compared to yesterday's questions. Personally, I enjoyed t...
by ieppler
Fri Mar 14, 2008 10:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wallace Stevens Literature Singles at GMU (3/14/08)
Replies: 49
Views: 8703

Re: Wallace Stevens Literature Singles at GMU (3/14/08)

From memory:
1. Daichi Ueda, WJ
2. Shantanu Jha, Whitman
3. Nick Clusserath, Dorman
4. Todd Faulkenberry, Dorman

I don't have the results of the 5-8th place game, but players involved included Dallas Simons of MLK and Dan Puma of Gonzaga.
by ieppler
Tue Mar 04, 2008 11:20 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: Spring Classic @ Maryland - 4/12/08
Replies: 34
Views: 5517

Re: NEW DATE CHANGE: Spring Classic @ Maryland - 4/12/08

Whitman, GDS, and probably others have It's Ac tapings that day.
by ieppler
Sun Mar 02, 2008 12:51 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: How exactly do you "disicpline" an Quizbowl team?
Replies: 8
Views: 1263

Re: How exactly do you "disicpline" an Quizbowl team?

Waterboarding has worked for me in the past.
by ieppler
Wed Feb 27, 2008 10:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Buzzing Strategy
Replies: 21
Views: 5183

Re: Buzzing Strategy

Holding the button partially down so that you can react more quickly. Usually, you have to test the buzzer before the game begins so that you can figure out how far it can be primed. I find that it helps a little bit in speed formats.
by ieppler
Mon Feb 25, 2008 2:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Whitman Tournament Dates
Replies: 3
Views: 1414

Re: Whitman Tournament Dates

Any updates about this tournament?
by ieppler
Wed Feb 20, 2008 6:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pirates v. Ninjas I : DACQ Weekend of Quizbowl Open Doubles
Replies: 37
Views: 10877

Chris, I emailed you with another team from GDS. Just in case you didn't get it, the players are Matt Jackson and Phillip Gasperetti, both from GDS.