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by BGSO
Fri Feb 05, 2010 2:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: State Of Illinois Budget Concerns
Replies: 9
Views: 1233

Re: State Of Illinois Budget Concerns

I recently got this email from our "Interim Chancelllor"- We invite you to visit: http://oc.illinois.edu/budget - a new site created to provide a central source for information and communications about the Urbana-Champaign campus efforts and activities as we move forward through the current financia...
by BGSO
Sun Jan 31, 2010 6:40 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Barrington INTERSTATE Tournament VII (3.13.10)
Replies: 89
Views: 15839

Re: Barrington INTERSTATE Tournament VII (3.13.10)

Charbroil wrote:Wow...when you invited the coach from Longfellow to attend, I didn't think that team would be able to actually come through. I'm very impressed.
Get those Missouri middle school teams up here, or is there a Missouri State Middle School Activities Association that is equally oppressive?
by BGSO
Fri Jan 29, 2010 3:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NIU Huskie Bowl/Prison Bowl Mirror 02/06/2010
Replies: 54
Views: 13045

Re: NIU Huskie Bowl/Prison Bowl Mirror 02/06/2010

styxman wrote: Serenity Engine Room (Kaylee/Mal)
Like
by BGSO
Tue Jan 26, 2010 2:28 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Centre T-Party Mirror 2/13/2010
Replies: 57
Views: 8839

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Centre T-Party Mirror 2/13/2010

Are there any field updates?

Also are there any plans to run Mike Bentley's visual art tournament?
by BGSO
Tue Jan 26, 2010 1:15 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: UIC SCT question
Replies: 51
Views: 9756

Re: UIC SCT question

Last thing I heard was that UIUC will have one D1 team most likely consisting of Donald and Mike.
by BGSO
Sun Jan 24, 2010 3:54 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Fremd Varsity & Frosh/soph 1/23/10
Replies: 70
Views: 7551

Re: Fremd Varsity & Frosh/soph 1/23/10

I think the Lincoln-Way North team was a bit taken aback by my reading speed when I took over in the 2nd half of our match. Judging by the reactions of their girls standing behind me at the board keeping score, I think they've never had a moderator read like that before. The Kaneland and Leyden coa...
by BGSO
Fri Jan 22, 2010 5:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Fremd Varsity & Frosh/soph 1/23/10
Replies: 70
Views: 7551

Re: Fremd Varsity & Frosh/soph 1/23/10

Most likely 5 rounds of 16/16 will be played in rigged brackets, followed by a single elimination segment of 16 teams.
by BGSO
Fri Jan 22, 2010 12:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Fremd Varsity & Frosh/soph 1/23/10
Replies: 70
Views: 7551

Re: Fremd Varsity & Frosh/soph 1/23/10

Well, as much of the IHSA format that can be modified to fit 16/16, most likely it will involve 4/4 comp math, 2/2 trash, 3/3 history, 3/3 lit, 1/1 FA, 3/3 Science. Or something to that effect.
by BGSO
Thu Jan 14, 2010 3:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NIU Huskie Bowl/Prison Bowl Mirror 02/06/2010
Replies: 54
Views: 13045

Re: NIU Huskie Bowl/Prison Bowl Mirror 02/06/2010

Yeah, Brad and I have talked about it.
by BGSO
Sun Jan 10, 2010 6:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Auburn Knights' Challenge Rockford, IL (Fr./So.) 1/9/2010
Replies: 26
Views: 3896

Re: Auburn Knights' Challenge Rockford, IL (Fr./So.) 1/9/2010

JackGlerum wrote:Nobody over 10ppb? Peculiar.
That's points per bounce back Jack.
by BGSO
Tue Jan 05, 2010 8:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Trashtwostrophe-Preliminary Announcement
Replies: 8
Views: 2562

Re: Trashtwostrophe-Preliminary Announcement

Been cleaning up the bits and pieces of him for the past three hours.
by BGSO
Fri Dec 25, 2009 9:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Moderating Opportunities
Replies: 11
Views: 1260

Re: Moderating Opportunities

Just read the forums and when someone posts a tournament announcement say you'll moderate, it's not that hard.
by BGSO
Thu Dec 24, 2009 7:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Helpful Audio Resources
Replies: 4
Views: 1020

Re: Helpful Audio Resources

I'm pretty sure if you dug around MIT's OCW you could find some pretty useful lectures.
by BGSO
Sat Dec 19, 2009 11:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: High School Lit Singles Tourney (after NTV, 12/19/2009)
Replies: 106
Views: 25473

Re: High School Lit Singles Tourney (after NTV, 12/19/2009)

Demigods

1. Mike Sorice
2. Ben Cohen
3. Greg Peterson
4. Matt Laird
5. Jack Glerum
6. Craig Messner
7. David Riley
8. Jonah Greethal

Mere mortal
1. Kevin Malis
2. Greg D
3. Nolan Winkler
4. Julia Wang
5. Andrew Deveau
6. Marcel
7. Steve Server
8. Robert Volgman
9 (tie). Jules
9 (tie). Sam M
by BGSO
Fri Dec 18, 2009 4:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: High School Lit Singles Tourney (after NTV, 12/19/2009)
Replies: 106
Views: 25473

Re: High School Lit Singles Tourney (after NTV, 12/19/2009)

I'm driving Harrison so he can read as well.
by BGSO
Wed Dec 16, 2009 3:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2009 Rotary Northern Indiana Quizbowl Championship
Replies: 5
Views: 1046

Re: 2009 Rotary Northern Indiana Quizbowl Championship

pblessman wrote: There will also be several prizes available to be raffled off, incl. one six-day Carnival Cruise for two for one of the coaches, as well as dinners at local restaurants.
:w-hat:
by BGSO
Mon Dec 07, 2009 9:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kentucky 09-10
Replies: 457
Views: 65150

Re: Kentucky 09-10

Crazy Andy Watkins wrote:That sounds like a tournament announcement from last year.
Which part, the ACF set #4 or the good questions?
by BGSO
Sun Nov 29, 2009 3:41 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NIU Huskie Bowl/Prison Bowl Mirror 02/06/2010
Replies: 54
Views: 13045

Re: NIU Huskie Bowl/Prison Bowl Mirror 02/06/2010

Barring conflicts that I do not know of yet I will staff this, I will also try to get a rogue BG team as well.
by BGSO
Sat Nov 28, 2009 2:17 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Decemberist III
Replies: 31
Views: 5290

Re: Decemberist III

Maine South
Auburn
Kaneland
St. Ignatius
Fenton
Lisle
Loyola
Wheaton Warrenville South
New Trier
Latin
Carmel

This is the last I've heard from Tegan.
by BGSO
Fri Nov 27, 2009 9:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Early Season Poll
Replies: 54
Views: 6750

Re: Early Season Poll

Don't flatter yourself Dan.
by BGSO
Fri Nov 27, 2009 12:07 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Early Season Poll
Replies: 54
Views: 6750

Re: Early Season Poll

JackGlerum wrote:Buffalo Grove is in fact a box.
Jack, I thought I told you not to tell anyone.
by BGSO
Thu Nov 26, 2009 11:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Early Season Poll
Replies: 54
Views: 6750

Re: Early Season Poll

We don't live in a box Dan.
by BGSO
Wed Nov 25, 2009 1:33 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Early Season Poll
Replies: 54
Views: 6750

Re: Early Season Poll

1. Auburn
2. Loyola
3. Carbondale
4. St. Ignatius
5. Stevenson
6. OPRF
7. BG
8. Lisle
9. NC
10. Hobo
by BGSO
Mon Nov 23, 2009 10:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kickoffs
Replies: 99
Views: 13536

Re: Kickoffs

Huang wrote:Problem is that the "comparisons" made are useless.

How so? Last time I checked "Illinois Comparisons and Discussion" could imply discussion on how Illinois teams play against each other.
by BGSO
Mon Nov 23, 2009 8:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Quizzy, an Excuse for you to Try Out Google Wave
Replies: 76
Views: 10552

Re: Quizzy, an Excuse for you to Try Out Google Wave

jonah wrote:I don't need one.
by BGSO
Sat Nov 21, 2009 10:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '09-'10
Replies: 568
Views: 71484

Re: Illinois '09-'10

That's what it sounded like, on that note, Is this the most teams that have ever qualified for a HSNCT at once?
by BGSO
Wed Nov 18, 2009 10:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT IS Sets 86 and 88 Commentary (w/o answers)
Replies: 14
Views: 2654

Re: NAQT IS Sets 86 and 88 Commentary (w/o answers)

EDIT part deux:

Dude, his email is there, just copy the address from the link.

jthoppes at berkeley.edu
by BGSO
Wed Nov 18, 2009 1:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '09-'10
Replies: 568
Views: 71484

Re: Illinois '09-'10

No offense to Viator but why are they on this list?
by BGSO
Wed Nov 18, 2009 10:12 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '09-'10
Replies: 568
Views: 71484

Re: Illinois '09-'10

Dresden The Moderator wrote:That's crazy. 60 teams playing 5 rounds of hybrid IHSA/NAQT style? There's no way the morning takes less than 5.5 hours.
Well Depending on the moderators that are in the bracket I see the possibility of Some brackets finishing way ahead of others, like way way ahead.
by BGSO
Mon Nov 16, 2009 9:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: High School Lit Singles Tourney (after NTV, 12/19/2009)
Replies: 106
Views: 25473

Re: High School Lit Singles Tourney (after NTV, 12/19/2009)

jonah wrote:
BGSO wrote:I'll staff, and maybe play
In 347, you were supposed to learn about disjunction versus conjunction, dude.

I'll staff.
by BGSO
Mon Nov 16, 2009 9:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: High School Lit Singles Tourney (after NTV, 12/19/2009)
Replies: 106
Views: 25473

Re: High School Lit Singles Tourney (after NTV, 12/19/2009)

I'll staff, and maybe play if I feel like embarrassing myself.
by BGSO
Mon Nov 16, 2009 6:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '09-'10
Replies: 568
Views: 71484

Re: Illinois '09-'10

Well expecting WN to end up with at least 50 teams I'm not sure what more they can really do. One option could be to have however many brackets there are take the winners of the bracket and then fill out 16 teams by ppg. Then Seed those teams based on PPG into 4 brackets of 4, after those three matc...
by BGSO
Mon Nov 16, 2009 4:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '09-'10
Replies: 568
Views: 71484

Re: Illinois '09-'10

JackGlerum wrote:Wheaton North probably still has vestiges of the "Old Guard". I would expect that they do old school stats (no-SQBS, individuals based on total tossups, people crowded around continuous slideshows, etc.) and single elimination playoffs.
Sounds about right.
by BGSO
Tue Nov 10, 2009 3:15 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Quizzy, an Excuse for you to Try Out Google Wave
Replies: 76
Views: 10552

Re: Quizzy, an Excuse for you to Try Out Google Wave

AlphaQuizBowler wrote:Any chance you could invite me to Google Wave? This seems neat, and I'd like to try it out.
by BGSO
Tue Nov 10, 2009 1:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ohio Academic Competition -- bid on our set!
Replies: 6
Views: 2252

Re: Ohio Academic Competition -- bid on our set!

The OAC format kind of sucks...
by BGSO
Mon Nov 09, 2009 1:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: GIT XIV (Delta Burke mirror) at WUSTL - November 7, 2009
Replies: 56
Views: 12538

Re: GIT XIV (Delta Burke mirror) at WUSTL - November 7, 2009

When are stats gonna be posted? Illinois also needs a mailing address to mail you guys the check, you can post the address on the forums or email me at dggarb at gmail.com and then we can send you our check. In addition, I would love to see an official announcement/data from Gordon's stat program. T...
by BGSO
Sun Nov 08, 2009 12:27 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: GIT XIV (Delta Burke mirror) at WUSTL - November 7, 2009
Replies: 56
Views: 12538

Re: GIT XIV (Delta Burke mirror) at WUSTL - November 7, 2009

Chris, I have some general comments I could probably offer regarding transparency and Bonus issues however I would probably need the set to make specific comments, is there anyway I could get it?
by BGSO
Sat Nov 07, 2009 10:20 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: GIT XIV (Delta Burke mirror) at WUSTL - November 7, 2009
Replies: 56
Views: 12538

Re: GIT XIV (Delta Burke mirror) at WUSTL - November 7, 2009

Gordon was using the program in the few matches we played with him. I guess we Alpha tested it today and he made it sound like he was within less than 5 hours of having it ready to be Betad.
by BGSO
Thu Nov 05, 2009 6:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Northwestern Wildcat XII
Replies: 93
Views: 44671

Re: Northwestern Wildcat XII

Dan, I once again will try to get you teammates.
by BGSO
Sat Oct 31, 2009 7:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: List places you'd like to see the 2011 HSNCT
Replies: 127
Views: 21951

Re: List places you'd like to see the 2011 HSNCT

In regards to Nashville, I have no idea of the pricing (it can't be cheap) but The Gaylord Opryland is one awesome venue.
by BGSO
Thu Oct 29, 2009 2:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: I needed a database project
Replies: 18
Views: 4043

Re: I needed a database project

would it be possible to implement something so that bonuses could be entered at intergers? I.e. 1=first part only 23= second two parts and follow that trend for all six of the possible combinations? I think another problem is the more data we want the more that has to be entered, but would it be pos...
by BGSO
Mon Oct 19, 2009 10:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Collaborative Middle School Tournament: Writer Signup
Replies: 28
Views: 5111

Re: Collaborative Middle School Tournament: Writer Signup

I will commit to writing 10/10 but not to editing or taking any type of leadership position.
by BGSO
Sun Oct 18, 2009 8:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Easy Bonus Parts
Replies: 42
Views: 12699

Re: Easy Bonus Parts

To add a late addition to giving away the origin of an author by the captiol, there is a big difference between "hmm, this author's name sounds Japanese" and "hmmm, this authors nationality has a capitol at Tokyo."
by BGSO
Sun Oct 18, 2009 1:13 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJIAT (10/17/09)
Replies: 140
Views: 34424

Re: TJIAT (10/17/09)

St. Anselms

10 Caesar Rodney W 315 135 20 15.75 3 295 98.33


That doesn't seem right
by BGSO
Wed Sep 23, 2009 1:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Quality Novice or Frosh/Soph Sets
Replies: 6
Views: 1307

Re: Quality Novice or Frosh/Soph Sets

I don't know about format wise. But if possible, I think some of th VHSL sets are in that difficulty range.
by BGSO
Fri Sep 18, 2009 4:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2009 HS Preseason Poll Results - Congrats, Maggie Walker!
Replies: 52
Views: 14655

Re: 2009 HS Preseason Poll Results - Congrats, Maggie Walker!

I take little value in preseason polls. As far as returning talent goes, Detroit Catholic Central is not the best team in their own town(Novi), but they are somehow ranked in the top 25. I can guarantee you they'll be in contention to win every tournament they enter, and a force to be reckoned with...
by BGSO
Wed Sep 16, 2009 10:36 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Fall Novice Mirror at Saint Viator
Replies: 54
Views: 8496

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Fall Novice Mirror at Saint Viator

We are working on getting at least one BG team. It may or may not be a rogue team.
by BGSO
Sat Sep 12, 2009 2:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '09-'10
Replies: 568
Views: 71484

Re: Illinois '09-'10

David Riley wrote::party: indeed! How did all of this go down? I thought MSL was virtually married to Avery's questions.
So did I, apparently some of my going around my coach may have paid off. Not to mention I think the NAQT set was considerably less costly than the sets Avery gave us.
by BGSO
Fri Sep 11, 2009 10:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '09-'10
Replies: 568
Views: 71484

Re: Illinois '09-'10

Event: Mid-Suburban League [09-IL-A]
Host: Hoffman Estates High School, Hoffman Estates, IL
Contact: Brian Harlan


This is exciting. No more AVERY!
by BGSO
Wed Sep 02, 2009 12:39 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois Pre-Season Top 10 Poll
Replies: 31
Views: 3477

Re: Illinois Pre-Season Top 10 Poll

1. Stevenson
2. St Ignatius
3. Auburn
4. Loyola
5. Lisle
6. St. Viator
7. Buffalo Grove
8. Fremd
9. WWS
10. Naperville Central

Just missed: Litchfield, Carbondale, IMSA