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by ieppler
Sat Oct 03, 2009 5:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: EFT 4 at Brown (Saturday, October 3)
Replies: 97
Views: 25380

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: EFT 4 at Brown (Saturday, October 3)

Playoffs are now underway. Once again, semi-live stats are available, and they may be accessed at http://results.scobo.net/brown/2009eftplayoffs
by ieppler
Mon Sep 14, 2009 6:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Chip tournament in the DC area
Replies: 50
Views: 13922

Re: Chip tournament in the DC area

Aidan-was the email forwarded to a lot of teams? Contact information for the teams that get this email could be very, very useful. The list of recipients is not available. I would be surprised if there were any previously unknown programs, though; the only DC-area programs with any exposure to Chip...
by ieppler
Mon Sep 14, 2009 12:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Chip tournament in the DC area
Replies: 50
Views: 13922

Re: Chip tournament in the DC area

More information here
by ieppler
Mon Sep 14, 2009 10:57 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Chip tournament in the DC area
Replies: 50
Views: 13922

Chip tournament in the DC area

I received this e-mail on my old GDS account earlier today: We will be conducting the Longfellow Academic Challenge with high school, middle school, and JV divisions, for teams in Virginia, DC, and Maryland. We would like to invite your school to join us. Date: October 24, 2009. Games start at 9 a.m...
by ieppler
Sat Sep 12, 2009 5:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Rumble on the Pike 2009
Replies: 145
Views: 17143

Re: Rumble on the Pike 2009

The tournament is not over yet. GDS is currently undefeated, no word on any other teams or the playoff structure.
by ieppler
Thu Aug 13, 2009 7:20 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 09-10 College Quizbowl Prediction Thread
Replies: 37
Views: 6655

Re: 09-10 College Quizbowl Prediction Thread

He's going to Loyola Maryland, according to his Facebook and a conversation that took place at NSC.
by ieppler
Wed Aug 05, 2009 1:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Questions Unlimited
Replies: 36
Views: 8311

Re: Questions Unlimited

Some of the DC private schools (Walls, Sidwell, etc.) Walls is public, so they, like every DC public school not named Wilson or Banneker, have no money for any extracurricular (or, for that matter, any thing) that isn't football. I may make a Dwight Wynne-esque post about the challenges of recruiti...
by ieppler
Mon Jun 22, 2009 9:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: BASQUE at UC Berkeley 7/25/09
Replies: 58
Views: 14508

Re: BASQUE at UC Berkeley 7/25/09

I may be in the Bay Area August 8-9 and am interested in playing a VCU Open mirror.
by ieppler
Sat Jun 20, 2009 12:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Sun 'n Fun X Mirror (7/11/09) at Maryland
Replies: 102
Views: 20998

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Sun 'n Fun X Mirror (7/11/09) at Maryland

I'm a free agent for this. I'll 30 all of the absurdly difficult car bonuses, for what it's worth.
by ieppler
Fri Jun 05, 2009 10:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJIAT (10/17/09)
Replies: 140
Views: 34022

Re: TJIAT (10/17/09)

I know that GDS is interested in hosting an NAQT tournament this fall. I'm not in charge anymore, but Matt Jackson and the rest of next year's team may be amicable to the idea of using clocks if they can find competent moderators.
by ieppler
Tue Jun 02, 2009 2:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2009 HSNCT question discussion
Replies: 262
Views: 35282

Re: 2009 HSNCT question discussion

I think that the archetype that Pechorin fits is usually referred to as the "superfluous man"-- while he is a Byronic hero, superfluous man was the first thing that came to mind. I, too, considered answering in the middle of the bonus part (we were down in the second half when we heard this bonus, ...
by ieppler
Mon Jun 01, 2009 8:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2009 NAQT HSNCT
Replies: 349
Views: 81994

Re: 2009 NAQT HSNCT

It should be noted that the moderators were told basically not to think for themselves in the moderators' meeting; they were told to trust the answers and underlines on the paper, and if I remember correctly, the moderator said that the text told him not to prompt on Gauss (for whatever reason). Wh...
by ieppler
Mon Jun 01, 2009 2:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2009 NAQT HSNCT
Replies: 349
Views: 81994

Re: 2009 NAQT HSNCT

Charter beat GDS by less than a tossup-bonus cycle, and in that game, Gorman buzzed in with "Breughel s the elder" and Hentzel asked him to repeat and it got changed to Breughel, so GDS should have won that game except that I'm not sure they heard it and also they can't protest what a moderator hea...
by ieppler
Sat Mar 21, 2009 4:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2009 IHSA State Final Results
Replies: 26
Views: 2962

Re: 2009 IHSA State Final Results

I read The Things They Carried fairly recently, and if I remember correctly, the protagonist's daughter isn't included in any of the stories.
by ieppler
Fri Mar 20, 2009 6:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RAQIT I @ Robinson SS, Fairfax, VA -- cancelled
Replies: 117
Views: 24699

Re: RAQIT I (03/28/09) @ Robinson SS, Fairfax, VA

This tournament occurs in the middle of our spring break; most (perhaps all) of the team will be out of town.
by ieppler
Mon Mar 16, 2009 3:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BATE Mirror (March 21, 2009) Midlothian, VA
Replies: 19
Views: 2634

Re: BATE Mirror (March 21, 2009) Midlothian, VA

Some sort of GDS team will be attending the Delaware tournament, but Matt and I may attend this instead.
by ieppler
Fri Mar 13, 2009 5:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Mahfouz Memorial Literature Singles - 3/13
Replies: 48
Views: 37406

Re: Mahfouz Memorial Literature Singles - 3/13

I've been asked to post that since a bunch of people (including Ike and the team bringing buzzers) are running late, this won't be starting until 6:45 or so.
by ieppler
Mon Feb 23, 2009 10:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: How To Do This?
Replies: 10
Views: 1457

Re: How To Do This?

Aidan, GDS has (although it hasn't been very active this year) a middle school quizbowl club that meets every few weeks. I usually read HAVOC or good high school packets. If you arrange some sort of middle school scrimmage, GDS would probably be interested in participating.
by ieppler
Mon Feb 23, 2009 4:40 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Mid-Atlantic at Swarthmore (2/28/09)
Replies: 57
Views: 13988

Re: ACF Regionals Mid-Atlantic at Swarthmore (2/28/09)

I'm 99% sure that I will play this, and I will most likely be playing solo.
by ieppler
Sun Feb 08, 2009 9:57 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SCT Private Discussion Forum
Replies: 129
Views: 16342

Re: SCT Private Discussion Forum

I staffed, so I registered as ieppler.
by ieppler
Mon Jan 19, 2009 7:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 08-09 Midseason Poll Results - Congratulations Charter!
Replies: 22
Views: 2954

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

I do not, in fact, think that TJ is not among the top 25 (or top 10, for that matter.) Sorry for the oversight.
by ieppler
Sun Jan 04, 2009 10:30 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Winter Mid-Atlantic @ JS Reynolds CC (Richmond) 1/17/09
Replies: 57
Views: 8804

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

Are mixed high school teams allowed? If so (and if he'll have me,) I'll play on Daniel's team.
by ieppler
Sat Dec 20, 2008 7:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Class of 09, Where Will You Be Playing Next Year
Replies: 79
Views: 17881

Re: Class of 09 University Destinations

As my signature suggests, I'm going to Brown.
by ieppler
Sun Dec 14, 2008 10:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament (NNT) at GDS (11/8/08)
Replies: 95
Views: 14951

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

I've been pretty busy with college applications and recovering from a hard drive crash, but I should have some time to find and enter the consolation score sheets now that I've gotten into college. Since many teams left after the prelims, some rooms played intra-team scrimmages during the consolatio...
by ieppler
Sun Dec 14, 2008 8:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial's 4th Annual Tournament
Replies: 22
Views: 5022

Re: Centennial's 4th Annual Tournament

Hey, even though I obviously didn't attend this tournament, I'd still love to see the set. ian AT eppfam.com, please.
by ieppler
Fri Dec 05, 2008 9:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GSAC XVI: December 6, 2008
Replies: 223
Views: 102241

Re: GSAC XVI: December 6, 2008

We only have 1 player for a scab team.
by ieppler
Thu Nov 20, 2008 9:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NNT Discussion
Replies: 34
Views: 3631

NNT Discussion

Since the Rancho Bernardo mirror was canceled, the set can be publicly discussed. It is available at http://quizbowlpackets.com/archive/nnt2008.zip. The set is slightly different from the version played at the DC site; some issues with acceptable answers have been fixed, some questions were edited f...
by ieppler
Sun Nov 09, 2008 6:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament (NNT) at GDS (11/8/08)
Replies: 95
Views: 14951

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

James, instead of making vague comments about "med-school level leadins" or "abyssmal" science, please e-mail me at ieppler09@gds.NOSPAMorg with specific examples of problems so that they can be fixed before this set is used again next Saturday. I'm sure that Shantanu Jha, who wrote or substantially...
by ieppler
Sat Nov 08, 2008 7:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament (NNT) at GDS (11/8/08)
Replies: 95
Views: 14951

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

Quick results: 1. Walter Johnson 2. Maggie Walker 3. Charter 4. Gonzaga 5. Hunter 6. Kellenberg Prelim stats were made available in my previous post; playoff stats will be up in the near future. Please don't discuss the set online yet, as it will be used at other sites over the next few weeks. I'd l...
by ieppler
Tue Nov 04, 2008 12:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament (NNT) at GDS (11/8/08)
Replies: 95
Views: 14951

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

Barring any last-minute changes, this is the final field: Archbishop Spalding (MD) x2 Banneker (DC) x2 Blake (MD) Bloomfield (NJ) Caesar Rodney (DE) Centennial (MD) x2 Churchill (MD) x2 Gonzaga (DC) x2 Hunter (NY) Lake Braddock (VA) Kellenberg (NY) x3 Maggie Walker (VA) Maret (DC) x3 Mercersburg (PA...
by ieppler
Sat Nov 01, 2008 11:45 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament (NNT) at GDS (11/8/08)
Replies: 95
Views: 14951

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

I'm more than likely committed to coming and playing now, once I get the final information from Guy. Awesome. E-mail me to confirm your registration. Hey Ian, do you have anything close to a ballpark estimate of when this will end? I need to figure out how I'm getting home and having some idea woul...
by ieppler
Fri Oct 24, 2008 9:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs Again
Replies: 494
Views: 93837

Re: Bad Negs Again

"lunar module" for "duct tape"
by ieppler
Fri Oct 24, 2008 8:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament (NNT) at GDS (11/8/08)
Replies: 95
Views: 14951

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

I'm not sure that this format would be the best thing, given that there are 7 or 8 clearly good teams, and a fairly large gap between those teams and the rest of the field. I mean, I don't think there's an easy solution, but I'm not too crazy about the idea that at least one or two really strong te...
by ieppler
Thu Oct 23, 2008 7:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Illinois Open Mirror (11/15/08) at Maryland
Replies: 48
Views: 7611

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

Ike wrote:Hey, Im attending this, in lieu of Harvard (they know already) due to distance issues (3 hours or so.)
I'm sick and tired of getting my ass handed to me when I'm playing alone, so does anyone want to claim me on their team?

Ike
Ike, would you be interested in playing on my/Daichi's team?
by ieppler
Tue Oct 21, 2008 8:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament (NNT) at GDS (11/8/08)
Replies: 95
Views: 14951

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

A running field update is available above (3rd post in the thread, I believe.) Mr. Caulfield hasn't emailed me yet.
by ieppler
Tue Oct 21, 2008 7:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ben Cooper Memorial Tournament (NNT) at GDS (11/8/08)
Replies: 95
Views: 14951

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

Hey, we've gotten a flood of registrations within the last few days. Currently, we have only (edit)2 spots remaining in the field, including teams that have expressed interest but have not officially registered. If you're interested in attending and you aren't on either list, email me at ieppler09@g...
by ieppler
Sat Oct 18, 2008 8:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Non-question-specific criticisms of IS-80A
Replies: 253
Views: 25609

Re: Non-question-specific criticisms of IS-80A

Hey, I have someplace to go right now so I can't post an in-depth criticism of today's NAQT set (or certain other things that I noticed at the TJ tournament, for that matter,) but I'd just like to say that all of these comments on IS-80A apply equally to IS-79. Seriously, this was a disgrace. Sets l...
by ieppler
Fri Oct 17, 2008 10:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VCU Fall High School Tournament: SUNDAY November 16 2008
Replies: 33
Views: 6586

Re: VCU Fall High School Tournament: SUNDAY November 16 2008

GDS will attend with a team or two and a buzzer system. Is there any possibility of running part of Andy Watkins' 20th century tournament during lunch or something?
by ieppler
Fri Oct 17, 2008 10:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Announcement: QuAC I at Penn (11/22/08), Phila., PA
Replies: 92
Views: 51973

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

GDS will attend with 1-2 teams and a buzzer system.