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by evilmonkey
Mon Feb 20, 2012 11:40 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Texas (Feb 18-19)
Replies: 8
Views: 4001

Re: ACF Regionals Texas (Feb 18-19)

Confirm what Nikhil said. There was a consolation bracket room running.
by evilmonkey
Sun Feb 19, 2012 10:59 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 Texas Invitational (Feb 17-18)
Replies: 33
Views: 8485

Re: 2012 Texas Invitational (Feb 17-18)

EDIT: Have been told that updated scores will be posted at the TQBA website.
by evilmonkey
Sun Feb 19, 2012 12:45 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 Texas Invitational (Feb 17-18)
Replies: 33
Views: 8485

Re: 2012 Texas Invitational (Feb 17-18)

Any news on the ACF portion of this tournament? The prelims happened, and finished around 9 (around 2 hours earlier than expected). Bellarmine and Rice A went 8-0. The barbeque was good. Brackets were: 1 Hunter Rice A Texas A&M Kealing LASA A St. John's Loyola Chattahoochee 2 Bellarmine Centennial ...
by evilmonkey
Wed Feb 08, 2012 5:39 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Texas A&M TERP 2 Mirror - 02/04/2012 - Not Dead Yet
Replies: 5
Views: 1555

Re: Texas A&M TERP 2 Mirror - 02/04/2012 - Not Dead Yet

As promised, Stats appearing by Wednesday. You might notice in the round report that Rounds 7 and 8 have one game apiece. This is not an error. I accidentally misread packet 8 during round 7, so packets 7 and 8 were only heard by one room each. Packet 9 was read during round 8. I figured I'd keep th...
by evilmonkey
Mon Feb 06, 2012 3:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Region 7 SCT at Michigan (2/4/12)
Replies: 22
Views: 5197

Re: Region 7 SCT at Michigan (2/4/12)

Holy balanced scoring by DI Ohio State, Batman! What is that supposed to mean? Greg is probably noting the fact that across the FIVE Ohio State teams at this tournament (and kudos to the Ohio State leadership for building such a thriving program so quickly, by the way), only one team (Ohio State D)...
by evilmonkey
Sun Feb 05, 2012 6:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2012 SCT Repeat/feng shui issues here
Replies: 23
Views: 3088

Re: Repeat/feng shui issues here

DII Packet 7 contains two tossups on World War II battles.
by evilmonkey
Sun Feb 05, 2012 4:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Region 12 SCT at Texas A&M (02/04/2012)
Replies: 6
Views: 1878

Re: Region 12 SCT at Texas A&M (02/04/2012)

Corrected stats have now been uploaded.
by evilmonkey
Sun Feb 05, 2012 3:47 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Region 12 SCT at Texas A&M (02/04/2012)
Replies: 6
Views: 1878

Re: Region 12 SCT at Texas A&M (02/04/2012)

Thanks for the catch. I fixed it in SQBS. I'm now looking through the scoresheets to make sure there are no more errors before reuploading stats.
by evilmonkey
Sun Feb 05, 2012 1:05 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Texas A&M TERP 2 Mirror - 02/04/2012 - Not Dead Yet
Replies: 5
Views: 1555

Re: Texas A&M TERP 2 Mirror - 02/04/2012 - Not Dead Yet

This tournament just finished. We started with 6 teams, played a single round robin. Two teams left, and with the remaining four teams we played a single round robin, giving those teams 8 games. Settlers of Kwartler cleared the field at 7-1. Romeropoly finished 2nd at 5-3. Further standings will app...
by evilmonkey
Sat Feb 04, 2012 9:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Region 12 SCT at Texas A&M (02/04/2012)
Replies: 6
Views: 1878

Re: Region 12 SCT at Texas A&M (02/04/2012)

This tournament happened. Standings: 1. Rice A (DI) - 10-0 2. Rice B (DII) - 6-4 (won 1 game DII final) 3. Texas A (DII) - 6-4 4. Texas A&M (DI) - 5-5 5. Millsaps (DII) - 2-8 6. Texas B (DII) - 1-9 Stats will be available sometime tomorrow, as we still have 6 rounds of a trash tournament to complete.
by evilmonkey
Mon Jan 30, 2012 4:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Region 12 SCT at Texas A&M (02/04/2012)
Replies: 6
Views: 1878

Re: Region 12 SCT at Texas A&M (02/04/2012)

Field Update
Texas x1
Millsaps x1
Texas A&M x 2-4 (as needed)
by evilmonkey
Sat Jan 28, 2012 8:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Texas A&M TERP 2 Mirror - 02/04/2012 - Not Dead Yet
Replies: 5
Views: 1555

Re: Texas A&M TERP 2 Mirror - College Station, TX (02/05/12)

Edit: This tournament may in fact still occur, on Saturday following SCT rather than Sunday.
by evilmonkey
Sun Jan 15, 2012 3:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Texas A&M TERP 2 Mirror - 02/04/2012 - Not Dead Yet
Replies: 5
Views: 1555

Re: Texas A&M TERP 2 Mirror - College Station, TX (02/05/12)

Field Update
Kwartler et al.
A&M (Romero/Candace)
A&M House


Expressed Interest
Team Wes Eddings
by evilmonkey
Wed Dec 07, 2011 6:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Texas A&M TERP 2 Mirror - 02/04/2012 - Not Dead Yet
Replies: 5
Views: 1555

Texas A&M TERP 2 Mirror - 02/04/2012 - Not Dead Yet

Howdy! Texas A&M Quizbowl is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a mirror of TERP 2 on Saturday, February 4, 2012, set to begin 1 hour following the NAQT Region 12 SCT. TERP 2 is a easy-to-regular difficulty trash (popular culture) tournament written by the Maryland Academic Quiz Team. More ...
by evilmonkey
Wed Dec 07, 2011 5:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Region 12 SCT at Texas A&M (02/04/2012)
Replies: 6
Views: 1878

Region 12 SCT at Texas A&M (02/04/2012)

Howdy! Texas A&M Quizbowl is pleased to announce that we will be hosting NAQT-ACUI Region 12 Sectional Championship Tournament on Saturday, February 4th, 2012. The tournament will be held in the Wehner Building, located on the West Campus of Texas A&M University in College Station, TX. We will also ...
by evilmonkey
Wed Nov 09, 2011 12:47 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MAGNI General Thoughts
Replies: 64
Views: 7361

Re: General Thoughts

physics theorem that I hadn't heard of. Could you point to a particular example? I thought I was pretty scrupulous about keeping the physics well within the bounds of what was covered in classes. I'm sorry for taking so long to get back to you on this, busy with schoolwork and whatnot, and I wanted...
by evilmonkey
Mon Oct 31, 2011 6:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Off-limits?
Replies: 16
Views: 3981

Re: Off-limits?

I think I used a faulty representation early when I said that we should avoid things merely because it made someone uncomfortable - that group of instances is much larger than the set of things that I believe is being addressed, and as you correctly mentioned, naturally leads to all sorts of absurdi...
by evilmonkey
Sun Oct 30, 2011 10:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MAGNI General Thoughts
Replies: 64
Views: 7361

Re: General Thoughts

3. Minor nit: I felt that whoever was doing the science tended more toward CS than math. I know the latter, and not the former. This may, in fact, have been due to an unfortunate sample of 10 packets from however many y'all wrote. You've been in the South for what, two months now and already the "y...
by evilmonkey
Sun Oct 30, 2011 10:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MAGNI Question Discussion
Replies: 138
Views: 25898

Re: Individual Question Requests and Discussion

Overall, I enjoyed the set, but I was wondering--is bandwagoning really all that well known? It seemed to be one of those questions where everyone knew what was going on but had no idea this concept had a name. Bandwagoning and Deterrence are both pretty basic concepts specifically named and descri...
by evilmonkey
Sun Oct 30, 2011 10:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Off-limits?
Replies: 16
Views: 3981

Re: Off-limits?

I can't think of anything that would be a helpful, unbiased, factual clue that would be offensive to me from a religious point of view. Realistically, profanity in questions probably makes me more uncomfortable. However, I think Jonah and Bryce Avery are on the right track with what they are saying....
by evilmonkey
Sun Oct 30, 2011 9:43 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MAGNI General Thoughts
Replies: 64
Views: 7361

Re: General Thoughts

I enjoyed this tournament. A lot. I felt that most questions had clues started out at a point somewhere much more difficult than my level, but by the end were, by and large, gettable. I whole-heartedly enjoyed the social science distribution, and in particular appreciated what was done with the poli...
by evilmonkey
Mon Sep 12, 2011 8:54 pm
Forum: New Collegiate Teams
Topic: Is there a team at Indiana?
Replies: 10
Views: 5178

Re: Is there a team at Indiana?

I believe those emails were done through the club email account, which I don't have access to anymore. If you email accnd@nd.edu, they should be able get that for you.

EDIT: Also, I just realized that the post linked earlier is in fact by the same person who sent that email.
by evilmonkey
Mon Sep 12, 2011 1:42 am
Forum: New Collegiate Teams
Topic: New Team for Purdue University
Replies: 10
Views: 4029

Re: New Team for Purdue University

:party: It's about damn time! Purdue is too good of a school to be lacking a quizbowl program. It will be good for the state of Indiana to have a fourth team. If you can, certainly get to Collegiate Novice at University of Chicago on October 2nd. Also, I know it'll be a bit of a trip, but find some ...
by evilmonkey
Mon Sep 12, 2011 1:03 am
Forum: New Collegiate Teams
Topic: Is there a team at Indiana?
Replies: 10
Views: 5178

Re: Is there a team at Indiana?

I received some communication of interest in the ND mirror of MUT from someone at Indiana. So, I think they still have a team.
by evilmonkey
Sat Aug 13, 2011 1:39 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Community Chest, A Board/Card Game Side Event
Replies: 14
Views: 4706

Re: Community Chest, A Board/Card Game Side Event

Want! (That is, I would be delighted to play this tournament, but am too overjoyed to express myself in coherent sentences, despite the realization that this will likely be mirrored nowhere in my immediate vicinity)
by evilmonkey
Thu Aug 04, 2011 5:28 pm
Forum: New Collegiate Teams
Topic: Starting a team at Auburn University
Replies: 9
Views: 3734

Re: Starting a team at Auburn University

If you have some potential teammates lined up and have found good results in your investigation so far about reserving rooms and things like that, I think you should go ahead and host, of course relying on Will and other people in your area with some expertise to make sure you do the necessary thin...
by evilmonkey
Tue Aug 02, 2011 1:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Split topic on CO science
Replies: 104
Views: 18236

Re: Split topic on CO science

Jerry has said that he would prefer more questions on things like "momentum, mass, or density". Ted has argued that he wants more questions about authors like Dante, Flaubert, and Garcia Marquez. These are all things that even a mediocre player like myself would be acquainted with. The commonality, ...
by evilmonkey
Tue Aug 02, 2011 1:05 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Chicago Open 2011 (July 30, 2011)
Replies: 58
Views: 19800

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Chicago Open 2011 (July 30, 2011)

John, Matt, Mike, I've made the changes you noted. If anyone has the stats from the two final games, I'll gladly add them in. Miriam: Hand-drawing lines onto scoresheets takes quite a bit of time that moderators generally aren't going to have, so that particular frustration wasn't directed at modera...
by evilmonkey
Mon Aug 01, 2011 1:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Chicago Open 2011 (July 30, 2011)
Replies: 58
Views: 19800

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Chicago Open 2011 (July 30, 2011)

Yeah, this tournament was pretty good. Somebody give Ryan Westbrook a copy of a decent scoresheet file as a present, he deserves it for an editing job well done. This. Anyone who wants to make up their own scoresheet for some reason (which seems odd to me, because in most cases the NAQT scoresheet ...
by evilmonkey
Mon Aug 01, 2011 12:43 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Chicago Open 2011 (July 30, 2011)
Replies: 58
Views: 19800

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Chicago Open 2011 (July 30, 2011)

On the other hand, I definitely had more than 5 negs over the course of the day. John will have the correct stats for those, so add those and other corrections he has. Maybe you're just better than you think you are? John didn't notice any misattribution of negs. On that note, John and Libo, I've f...
by evilmonkey
Sun Jul 31, 2011 10:14 pm
Forum: New Collegiate Teams
Topic: Starting a team at Auburn University
Replies: 9
Views: 3734

Re: Starting a team at Auburn University

If you're truly starting a team, chances are good that you will not have made enough progress in the "team formation" thing to have sufficient staff to host a tournament. Even if you have the warm bodies, some of them probably will not yet be adequate as readers. Focus instead on getting people arou...
by evilmonkey
Sun Jul 31, 2011 9:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: COLT - University of Chicago - 7/31/2011
Replies: 66
Views: 16150

Re: COLT - University of Chicago - 7/31/2011

EDIT: Prelims First Rebracket Second Rebracket Second Rebracket (Last Three Games Only) Combined The records for the "Me and My Quizbowl" bracket (Places 5-8) in the second rebracket ought to be ignored. Since those teams had no common opponents, the only games that matter for those placings are the...
by evilmonkey
Sun Jul 31, 2011 1:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: COLT - University of Chicago - 7/31/2011
Replies: 66
Views: 16150

Re: COLT - University of Chicago - 7/31/2011

Updated stats through the Prelims can be found here (assuming that my understanding of the protest resolution is correct).
by evilmonkey
Sun Jul 31, 2011 1:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Chicago Open 2011 (July 30, 2011)
Replies: 58
Views: 19800

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Chicago Open 2011 (July 30, 2011)

On my usual anal note: in five different rounds, my team's stat lines vary quite a bit from what I have written down. If anyone cares, for posterity's sake, I can send the corrections to whomever is currently managing stats. (Matt Weiner was our team's actual high scorer.) PM all corrections to me....
by evilmonkey
Sat Jul 30, 2011 1:46 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Guerilla History Doubles (July 29 @ CO Weeknd)
Replies: 132
Views: 37448

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Guerilla History Doubles (July 29 @ CO Weeknd)

Current standings through 10 rounds: Hoppes/Ray: 8-1 Weiner/Tabachnick: 8-1 Droge/Zeng/Chametzky: 6-3 Bollinger/Cheyne: 6-3 Gauthier/Steinbaum: 6-4 (Bye in round 11) Arthur/Byrne: 5-4 Kandlikar/Simons/Jose: 5-4 Lafer/Brook: 4-5 Hart/Davis: 4-6 Gehring/Larsen/Hansen: 3-6 Magin/Vinokurov: 3-6 Carson/B...
by evilmonkey
Fri Jul 29, 2011 4:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Guerilla History Doubles (July 29 @ CO Weeknd)
Replies: 132
Views: 37448

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Guerilla History Doubles (July 29 @ CO Weeknd)

Start with a group of 7 and a group of eight. Play a rr, then rebracket into 6-6-3. If my scratches on a pad of paper are correct, you can be assured of having adequate packets if you play the first rr with the 7 packets of the group of 7. Edit: nevermind, still doesn't work. Edit 2: But it would wo...
by evilmonkey
Mon Jul 25, 2011 5:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open Logistics - Questions
Replies: 27
Views: 4011

Re: Chicago Open Logistics - Questions

I'm definitely up for doing stats.
by evilmonkey
Mon Jul 25, 2011 4:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: What time should CO Guerilla History start?
Replies: 16
Views: 1883

Re: What time should CO Guerilla History start?

Bruce, I would be interested in getting to UChicago around 5 to play wiffleball. However, like others in this thread I also do not want Guerilla Doubles to run late into the night. Any wiffleball game should probably be wrapped up by 6:30, so that the tournament can begin as close to 7 as possible. ...
by evilmonkey
Fri Jun 17, 2011 12:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: College Football Game Dates
Replies: 21
Views: 3166

Re: College Football Game Dates

The problem is that other clubs also have constraints, like other tournaments they want to host or attend. Not constraints that involve watching college football. I know Eric's goal is to aid in scheduling and to that extent this information is useful, but at a certain point we can't be accommodati...
by evilmonkey
Fri Jun 17, 2011 12:00 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: College Football Game Dates
Replies: 21
Views: 3166

Re: College Football Game Dates

Like I said, I would expect the hosts to be familiar with their own football schedules so as not to host something on a gameday weekend if that makes your school a logistical nightmare. And like I said, this calendar is only showing major opponents. If Notre Dame's team literally can't skip watchin...
by evilmonkey
Thu Jun 16, 2011 5:42 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: College Football Game Dates
Replies: 21
Views: 3166

Re: College Football Game Dates

I mean, its a decent idea; however, its a discussion that should probably be happening between heads of clubs within a circuit. However, if someone wanted to arrange a Google Doc sorted by region with football schedules for schools that both would have difficulties hosting or attending tournaments o...
by evilmonkey
Mon Jun 13, 2011 6:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Guerilla History Doubles (July 29 @ CO Weeknd)
Replies: 132
Views: 37448

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Guerilla History Doubles (July 29 @ CO Weeknd)

Bruce -

If you need assistance with this tournament (moderating, stats), I can be in the area by 5 (or whatever hour) Friday and would be willing to help out.
by evilmonkey
Mon Jun 13, 2011 4:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO Matchmaking
Replies: 54
Views: 11400

Re: CO Matchmaking

Hey Quizbowl, So, I'd like to help staff any and all events for CO weekend. It'd be awesome if someone could put me up for Saturday night (and, depending on how those days shape up, Friday and Sunday). I'm cool with bringing a sleeping bag and crashing on a couch or a floor space - my objective here...
by evilmonkey
Tue Jun 07, 2011 11:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2011 PACE NSC
Replies: 114
Views: 164551

Re: 2011 PACE NSC

jgalea84 wrote:Any progress on the results?
Also, it appears that Gautam just posted full standings in the Recap and Thanks thread.
by evilmonkey
Tue Jun 07, 2011 11:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2011 PACE NSC
Replies: 114
Views: 164551

Re: 2011 PACE NSC

This is what I have from my notes as control room dude for the top three brackets. Goes from 1st on down. Could have errors. I was in the control room of the next two brackets. Bracket Satavahana (4) 25th-30th IMSA - 5-0 Carbondale - 4-1 Oak Park-River Forest - 3-2 Lisgar A - 2-3 DCC B - 1-4 Lisle ...
by evilmonkey
Tue Jun 07, 2011 12:08 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAC 2011
Replies: 149
Views: 29382

Re: NAC 2011

Yeah, that was certainly the worst of the three questions that was posted on QU's site. The Michelson-Morley question was like a first attempt to write an A set question. The Awakening question seems like it might have been one of those quirky region-tailored questions. I think the assumption is th...
by evilmonkey
Mon Jun 06, 2011 11:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Thomas Jefferson Appreciation Thread
Replies: 6
Views: 3906

Thomas Jefferson Appreciation Thread

Can someone at PACE explain what happened in the result of the Auburn/TJ A playoff game, too? From what I heard, TJ A originally won the game by 20 points after killing the last tossup when Auburn negged. Later, TJ realized that the moderator had accepted "Thoth" for "Ptah" ... There was another pr...
by evilmonkey
Mon Jun 06, 2011 11:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2011 NSC: Tournament Logistic Discussion (not the set)
Replies: 62
Views: 15873

Re: 2011 NSC: Tournament Logistic Discussion (not the set)

I will reiterate that this tournament had terrible logistics. I see no reason to enumerate my entire list of logistical problems that were associated with this tournament, as I believe almost every point on my list has been mentioned above. I will, however, make a couple of points that I think have ...