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by Brian Ulrich
Tue Apr 17, 2007 12:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT ICT 2007 discussion
Replies: 127
Views: 53933

Best Buy

Unless one has committed to memory the back issues of the Wall Street Journal, I'm not sure how any of the clues before then are helpful. So what arises is a situation in which someone very knowledgeable about Best Buy powers it on the first or second clue, and everyone else gets to buzzer race on ...
by Brian Ulrich
Tue Apr 17, 2007 11:34 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT ICT 2007 discussion
Replies: 127
Views: 53933

Geography Writing

I'd also suggest being careful what you use as leads. Back in the day, I used to have so many "great buzzes" on river questions just because I memorized the source sof every major world river, which is what people back then tended to always begin with, especially in ACF. I have no idea if ...
by Brian Ulrich
Tue Apr 17, 2007 9:00 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT ICT 2007 discussion
Replies: 127
Views: 53933

Current Events

Since I'm NAQT's current CE editor, I'll admit that I may have misjudged the prominence of Best Buy's Speakeasy acquistion and hence its pyramidality, though I'd still argue that the largest consumer electronics retailer in the U.S. is worth a question in some category. That said, I have tried to re...
by Brian Ulrich
Mon Apr 16, 2007 1:23 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT ICT 2007 discussion
Replies: 127
Views: 53933

Geography

This is sort of an odd question, but seriously - at what point after my retirement did geography start getting lumped in with trash, and considered a non-academic subject? Two floors of a building at UW-Madison are devoted to the "Department of Geography." More directly related to NAQT que...