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by Youse Da Force
Sun Oct 18, 2009 10:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Princeton High School Academic Tournament 10/03/09- Results
Replies: 54
Views: 15987

Re: Princeton High School Academic Tournament 10/03/09- Results

Greg told me he hasn't finished yet. I've asked him to post his estimated ETA.
by Youse Da Force
Mon Oct 12, 2009 6:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Princeton High School Academic Tournament 10/03/09- Results
Replies: 54
Views: 15987

Re: Princeton High School Academic Tournament 10/03/09- Results

It's Princeton. Probably not. Pardon me, I'm taking one and a half times a normal courseload and worked up quite a backlog of readings, essays, etc. and haven't had 3 or 4 free hours to enter 13 rounds of stats for a 54 team tournament yet. But, Greg Bossick (MahoningQuizBowler) is going to compile...
by Youse Da Force
Wed Oct 07, 2009 12:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Princeton High School Academic Tournament 10/03/09- Results
Replies: 54
Views: 15987

Re: Princeton High School Academic Tournament 10/03/09- Results

Edward Powers wrote:Dan,

Any chance that the IS-86 Set can still be purchased?
Yeah, I still have a couple copies left that I didn't throw out. I'm emailing you.
by Youse Da Force
Sun Oct 04, 2009 10:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Princeton High School Academic Tournament 10/03/09- Results
Replies: 54
Views: 15987

Re: Princeton High School Academic Tournament 10/03/09- Results

I'm sorry I haven't posted the stats yet. When Kunle merged SQBS files of our two buildings it deleted everything he had done after his last save, :f5: that being the primary reasons playoffs were delayed, and I haven't had the time to reenter everything yet, what with the backlog of homework and re...
by Youse Da Force
Sat Oct 03, 2009 8:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Princeton High School Academic Tournament 10/03/09- Results
Replies: 54
Views: 15987

Princeton High School Academic Tournament 10/03/09- Results

Playoff stats are being compiled and will probably be posted either early tonight or tomorrow morning. Results: Qualifying for NAQT Nationals: 1st Place Charter A 2nd Place Bergen A 3rd Place Kellenberg A 4th Place Dorman B Tied for 5th: Dorman A St. Joseph's A Charter B Seton Hall Prep 9th Place: E...
by Youse Da Force
Tue Sep 29, 2009 7:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Princeton High School Academic Tournament XV, NJ 10/03/09
Replies: 33
Views: 15696

Re: Princeton High School Academic Tournament XV, NJ 10/03/09

My apologies, I shouldn't have changed our bracketing so quickly, but thanks for the input. Now, there are some unchangeable logistical issues that prevent us from playing 9 brackets of 6. And, while I'm not sure I agree that the tournament would run as late as you all suspect, the revision I posted...
by Youse Da Force
Mon Sep 28, 2009 11:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Princeton High School Academic Tournament XV, NJ 10/03/09
Replies: 33
Views: 15696

Re: Princeton High School Academic Tournament XV, NJ 10/03/09

Uh, so yeah, I've thought about it some more, and some other coaches' suggestions agree: Top 12 teams go into two 6-team round-robin brackets, winners play each other in a one game championship. The next 16 play a single-elimination bracket, as does the 16 below that. Bottom 10 can fill in for teams...
by Youse Da Force
Mon Sep 28, 2009 4:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Princeton High School Academic Tournament XV, NJ 10/03/09
Replies: 33
Views: 15696

Re: Princeton High School Academic Tournament XV, NJ 10/03/09

There will be 6 brackets of 9 teams. After the round robin prelims, we will reconvene and announce playoffs. There will be three simultaneous playoffs going on, with the top, middle, and bottom 16 playing single elimination playoffs. (The bottom six will be given an option on what they want to do, s...
by Youse Da Force
Tue Sep 22, 2009 7:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Princeton High School Academic Tournament XV, NJ 10/03/09
Replies: 33
Views: 15696

Re: Princeton High School Academic Tournament XV, NJ 10/03/09

The parking, arrival, and meeting information is all in my email of Sept. 7.
by Youse Da Force
Tue Sep 22, 2009 7:54 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Princeton High School Academic Tournament XV, NJ 10/03/09
Replies: 33
Views: 15696

Re: Princeton High School Academic Tournament XV, NJ 10/03/09

EDIT:
The question of timing is up in the air, and will be decided closer to the date of the tournament. pending some logistical issues. If timing will not hamper the quality of matches, we will use it.

Also, we have the 54 teams, and aren't going to add any more.
by Youse Da Force
Fri Sep 18, 2009 7:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Princeton High School Academic Tournament XV, NJ 10/03/09
Replies: 33
Views: 15696

Re: Princeton High School Academic Tournament XV, NJ 10/03/09

The field is now full. However, if there are teams which definitely still wish to attend, please email me, as we have teams on a wait-list and if space can be obtained from the University, we will expand to 54 teams. Email me for details at the address in the original post.
by Youse Da Force
Sun Sep 13, 2009 3:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Princeton High School Academic Tournament XV, NJ 10/03/09
Replies: 33
Views: 15696

Re: Princeton High School Academic Tournament XV, NJ 10/03/09

I've updated the most current list of registered teams. We currently have 12 open slots left. Remember, the registration deadline is this Saturday, the 19th.
by Youse Da Force
Fri Aug 28, 2009 5:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Princeton High School Academic Tournament XV, NJ 10/03/09
Replies: 33
Views: 15696

Re: Princeton High School Academic Tournament XV, NJ 10/03/09

The last day to register without incurring a late fee will be Saturday Sept. 19th. You can still make payments after this date.
by Youse Da Force
Tue Aug 11, 2009 1:24 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Princeton High School Academic Tournament XV, NJ 10/03/09
Replies: 33
Views: 15696

Re: Princeton High School Academic Tournament XV, NJ 10/03/09

I've updated the initial post to reflect the IS set (IS -86) and the currently registered teams.
by Youse Da Force
Sun Jul 05, 2009 3:30 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Princeton High School Academic Tournament XV, NJ 10/03/09
Replies: 33
Views: 15696

Princeton High School Academic Tournament XV, NJ 10/03/09

Princeton University will host its 15th annual High School Academic Tournament, to be held on October 3rd, 2009 on the lovely Princeton University Campus. This year's PHSAT will use NAQT IS-86. The format will be standard NAQT. The field is full. Fees will be: $80 for the first team from a school. $...
by Youse Da Force
Thu Jun 12, 2008 12:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 Panasonic Academic Challenge: Illinois wins!
Replies: 163
Views: 38504

Re: 2008 Panasonic Academic Challenge updates

I am more confused than ever as to how All-Americans are chosen. Field is divided into geographical regions. High scorer in the first game from each region gets All-American. That simple. In her speech, Peggy Harrod said that there are three rankings, the coach's ranking, and two by judges in the r...
by Youse Da Force
Wed Jun 11, 2008 11:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Player name pronunciation
Replies: 52
Views: 12116

Re: Player name pronunciation

As written several times at HSNCT/PACE/PAC, but always ignored, "J'oe" in "J'oe Wells" is pronounced "jah-oh". No one says it.
by Youse Da Force
Wed Jun 11, 2008 11:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 Panasonic Academic Challenge: Illinois wins!
Replies: 163
Views: 38504

Re: 2008 Panasonic Academic Challenge updates

Kechara wrote:
BobGHHS wrote:In pretty much my last official act as coach of GHHS, I want to congratulate Dan on becoming an All-American as well as Greg and the others whose names I didn't write down.
What about congratulating Dan for being the artist of the day? Or is that the wrong Dan?
No, it's the same me.
by Youse Da Force
Wed May 07, 2008 4:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ohio 07-08
Replies: 30
Views: 8629

Re: Ohio 07-08

After the OAC State Finals yesterday, I think its pretty unanimous how things are in Ohio at the end of the season: 1. Garfield Heights (149-32, 121-9 against Ohio teams - OAC State Champions, NAQT State Champions) 2. Solon (OAC State Runners-Up, NAQT State Runners-Up) 3. Stow 4. Walnut Hills 5. De...
by Youse Da Force
Tue Apr 22, 2008 9:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Spring KMO's
Replies: 26
Views: 3596

Re: Spring KMO's

We got uh..... 1434... heh.
by Youse Da Force
Sun Apr 20, 2008 1:04 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: 2008 NAQT Ohio State Tournament
Replies: 5
Views: 1570

Re: RESULTS: 2008 NAQT Ohio State Tournament

Thanks Fred. To answer the other question, Nathan's school does have a team. Unfortunately, their coach is horribly busy with her family, so she does not take them to many tournaments. Luckily, most TDs have been willing to let Nathan play unaffiliated (most-often as a solo team). The fact he place...
by Youse Da Force
Tue Apr 15, 2008 10:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: What got you into Quizbowl?
Replies: 90
Views: 15252

Re: What got you into Quizbowl?

Bob Kilner , our coach, visited our middle school "gifted" program, and ran a match in each class. I did very well (on easy questions...), enough that he tried to get me to join that year (8th grade), but I thought it would be awkward and weird, since I wasn't a high-schooler, so I always said I cou...
by Youse Da Force
Tue Apr 15, 2008 6:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Quiz Bowl or Academic Bowl?
Replies: 25
Views: 2940

Re: Quiz Bowl or Academic Bowl?

Quizbowl or Academic Team.
by Youse Da Force
Tue Apr 08, 2008 9:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Senior Destinations 2008
Replies: 103
Views: 17602

Re: ATTENTION ALL HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS INVOLVED IN QUIZBOWL

Likely Princeton, although I was waitlisted at Harvard/Yale, so we'll see if that turns into anything.
by Youse Da Force
Tue Mar 25, 2008 11:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Art Names
Replies: 47
Views: 6324

Re: Art Names

I never once said I actually believed it should have been ruled incorrect. Except here: then I personally feel no remorse for that person if and when he is ruled incorrect. On a separate point, what makes Night Watch more "correct"? Just because all good quizbowlers learned it that way? The Company...
by Youse Da Force
Mon Mar 17, 2008 11:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ohio 07-08
Replies: 30
Views: 8629

Re: Ohio 07-08

AllsWellThatPosts4 wrote:He has the disturbing ability to remember tossups verbatim
by Youse Da Force
Mon Mar 17, 2008 10:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Weekend of Quizbowl Criticism and Discussion
Replies: 19
Views: 3573

Re: Weekend of Quizbowl Discussion

Like I said in the other thread, I understand leaving early. Some teams had planes to catch or long trips home, like we did. I think simple discouragement isn't enough of a reason to leave. But if you do, you do need to ask, or at least notify, the TD as soon as you can, to make sure you messing thi...
by Youse Da Force
Mon Mar 17, 2008 2:14 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DACQ Weekend of Quizbowl Goodness: BYO Dagger (3/15/08) @GMU
Replies: 148
Views: 33159

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 Youse Da Force
Thu Mar 06, 2008 4:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wallace Stevens Literature Singles at GMU (3/14/08)
Replies: 49
Views: 8952

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

Thanks.

Also, Garfield is registering another kid for the this, Rexy Dorado. Although I will say that, if this fills up, and you some upper level players who there isn't room for, he can be bumped out.
by Youse Da Force
Wed Mar 05, 2008 10:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wallace Stevens Literature Singles at GMU (3/14/08)
Replies: 49
Views: 8952

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

So does the 5:00 PM starting time listed on the Facebook event mean that the Lit singles start at 5:00? I haven't seen many details for this anywhere. If they are somewhere I haven't seen, a link would be nice.

Thanks.
by Youse Da Force
Mon Mar 03, 2008 6:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: The Beatles
Replies: 38
Views: 5669

Re: The Beatles

Yes.

My first lyric related Facebook status was actually from Rocky Raccoon yesterday.
by Youse Da Force
Mon Mar 03, 2008 6:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wallace Stevens Literature Singles at GMU (3/14/08)
Replies: 49
Views: 8952

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

Yes, I believe I am playing. I didn't know I was listed as undecided.
by Youse Da Force
Mon Mar 03, 2008 6:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 07-08 Midseason Poll
Replies: 57
Views: 46272

Re: 07-08 Midseason Poll

In case anyone cares, I recently discovered that all the names changed for Girl Scout cookies...
by Youse Da Force
Fri Feb 29, 2008 11:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: (Correct) Answers that made you hang your head in shame.
Replies: 80
Views: 16078

Re: (Correct) Answers that made you hang your head in shame.

SwissBoy wrote:
fluffy4102 wrote:
Wizards after "Little is known about alatar and pallando, the blue"
I'm also guilty of this one.
I am too, but I don't think its particularly shameful.
by Youse Da Force
Fri Feb 29, 2008 11:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ohio 07-08
Replies: 30
Views: 8629

Re: Ohio 07-08

If anyone is interested in Ohio, but doesn't actually look at our boards, here's a link to the thread with Bob Kilner's forecasts for our state format state tournament and the comments of the online quizbowl community of Ohio:

http://www.createphpbb.com/phpbb/viewto ... mforum=oac
by Youse Da Force
Sat Feb 23, 2008 6:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs--we miss you!
Replies: 182
Views: 31922

Given Answer: Rob Lowe
Correct Answer: Rob Roy

Then the other team buzzes and is wrong. With Rob Lowe as well.
by Youse Da Force
Sun Feb 17, 2008 6:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Solon PACE - Results (2/17/08)
Replies: 9
Views: 1782

In case you wonder about the low scores, we only played 7 questions in each round, due to difficulties with matches taking too long, especially in the JV brackets.
by Youse Da Force
Sat Feb 16, 2008 10:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Weekend of Quizbowl Hotel Thread
Replies: 11
Views: 2226

We (Garfield Hts) have a girl who needs a room.
by Youse Da Force
Sat Feb 02, 2008 3:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Players
Replies: 67
Views: 12133

1. Joe Wells. Just ask anyone.

2. Lowelville Local. They're sweet.

3. The OAC State Championship. No format in the country can match up.
by Youse Da Force
Fri Feb 01, 2008 8:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Any news on CWRU Buzzerpalooza?
Replies: 21
Views: 3109

Will Run PACE for Reese's wrote:Also you can still do Buzzerpalooza on that Sunday and make it a double-dip weekend if you can get the rooms.
This would be cool, if possible.
by Youse Da Force
Mon Jan 21, 2008 11:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HSNCT/PACE and graduation
Replies: 11
Views: 2526

Our prom is the Friday before HSNCT, so we'll be flying in the early morning day of, on essentially no sleep.
by Youse Da Force
Sun Jan 13, 2008 11:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Is this acceptable?
Replies: 25
Views: 4359

Is this acceptable?

I'm not sure where to post this, so Miscellaneous sounds like a safe bet. I'm in a disagreement with my coach over whether or not an answer should be acceptable, and he suggested asking here. In a worksheet round, in which spelling does not count, the answer given was Entemology. The answer was Ento...
by Youse Da Force
Fri Jan 04, 2008 12:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: What is the ideal study to practice ratio?
Replies: 8
Views: 2020

The same as the ratio of unicorns to leprechauns.
by Youse Da Force
Thu Jan 03, 2008 2:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: How To Get Better at Quizbowl
Replies: 26
Views: 28767

I can recommend computer games, specifically historical ones. This would include: Civilization IV Crusader Kings Europa Universalis II (better for historical events) Europa Universalis III (better gameplay) Victoria Hearts of Iron II Rome Total War : Europa Barbarorum mod Not only can you learn his...
by Youse Da Force
Wed Jan 02, 2008 8:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: How To Get Better at Quizbowl
Replies: 26
Views: 28767

I can recommend computer games, specifically historical ones. This would include: Civilization IV Crusader Kings Europa Universalis II (better for historical events) Europa Universalis III (better gameplay) Victoria Hearts of Iron II Rome Total War : Europa Barbarorum mod Not only can you learn hist...
by Youse Da Force
Wed Dec 05, 2007 7:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Knowledge Master Open Fall 2007
Replies: 21
Views: 5296

1476 for Garfield. I think they were harder than last year, and that a few were either misleading or wrong. Grammer sucks.
by Youse Da Force
Mon Nov 12, 2007 2:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ohio 07-08
Replies: 30
Views: 8629

Joe will tell you, Tipp is definitely in re-build mode... The teams to watch in Ohio this year are: The Real Deal Garfield Heights Walnut Hills Fisher Catholic Copley Wouldn't Be a Surprise to See Them Win It All Miami Valley Columbus Academy Firestone Gilmour Academy North Olmsted I know there are...
by Youse Da Force
Sun Nov 04, 2007 2:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Which buzzer has the most pleasant sound?
Replies: 24
Views: 6146

No particular buzzer noises come to mind as wonderful, but I do like Zeecraft's sound. The quacking buzzers are probably the worst, for sound.
by Youse Da Force
Thu Nov 01, 2007 4:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ohio 07-08
Replies: 30
Views: 8629

swwFCqb wrote:What's the deal with the Ohio site? I haven't been able to get on all day.
Neither can I.