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by itsthatoneguy
Thu Sep 16, 2010 9:31 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: THUNDER II - 12/4/10 - UCSD/UPenn/??
Replies: 37
Views: 15287

Re: THUNDER II - 12/4/10 - UCSD/UPenn/??

Michigan will be sending at least 2 teams to the Illinois location. More details to come later...
by itsthatoneguy
Wed Sep 15, 2010 4:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Michigan '10-'11
Replies: 69
Views: 13385

Re: Michigan '10-'11

Hey guys,

Just as a preliminary announcement, the University of Michigan will host it's annual Autumn Classic on December 11th, 2010. More details to come.
by itsthatoneguy
Wed Aug 18, 2010 2:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open Discussion
Replies: 87
Views: 14047

Re: VCU Open Discussion

Also, I'm somewhat annoyed by people doing things like asking for the name of Thor's belt and other minor mythological objects. Reality check: almost everything in Norse myth is named something. The vast majority of those objects are of trivial importance to the story and are mentioned only in pass...
by itsthatoneguy
Wed Aug 18, 2010 1:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open Discussion
Replies: 87
Views: 14047

Re: VCU Open Discussion

If anyone had any specific comments about the Fine Arts on either day, I would love to hear about it (email me or post here). I know this is late, but I would like to thank everyone who contributed to this tournament. A special thanks to Evan, who did a ton of the editting and writing, Surya and Lib...
by itsthatoneguy
Mon Aug 16, 2010 9:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Collegiate Prediction Thread, 2010-2011
Replies: 44
Views: 9923

Re: Collegiate Prediction Thread, 2010-2011

I know this is a bit late in the thread, but... Is Neil Gurram playing this year for sure? Answer: Sort of. I talk to him a decent amount and he says that he is interested in playing some of the semi-major events and SCT / ICT, but not ACF Nats. As far as Michigan goes, we are returning the vast maj...
by itsthatoneguy
Thu Aug 12, 2010 5:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT @ UIUC on 10/02/10
Replies: 91
Views: 21878

Re: EFT at UIUC (10/2/10)

Michigan is expressing interest in this, so put us down as for a possible 2-3 teams
by itsthatoneguy
Tue Aug 10, 2010 6:17 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open: Michigan Location
Replies: 105
Views: 29641

Re: VCU Open: Michigan Location

OctagonJoe wrote:I'm fairly certain my two finals games stats were confused with someone else's, probably Trevor's, since I definitely did not go 1/1 or more improbably 6/0.
Fixed!
by itsthatoneguy
Mon Aug 09, 2010 7:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open: Michigan Location
Replies: 105
Views: 29641

Re: VCU Open: Michigan Location

I believe this is everything: VCU Open Stats (with finals) can be found here: http://results.scobo.net/SQBS.aspx?org=UMich&id=5&page=standings . VCU Sunday (with final): http://results.scobo.net/SQBS.aspx?org=UMich&id=8&page=standings Rob, CO Lit was ordered 15 / -5 / 20 on the sqbs program. I don't...
by itsthatoneguy
Sat Aug 07, 2010 10:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open: Michigan Location
Replies: 105
Views: 29641

Re: VCU Open: Michigan Location

Here are the stats for VCU Open. The final game of the advantaged final (which Minnesota + Trevor Davis won) is not posted currently:

http://results.scobo.net/SQBS.aspx?org= ... =standings

We also ran the rest of CO Lit:

http://results.scobo.net/SQBS.aspx?org= ... =standings
by itsthatoneguy
Thu Aug 05, 2010 6:01 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open: Michigan Location
Replies: 105
Views: 29641

Re: VCU Open: Michigan Location

To set things straight, There will be either be a 6 or 8 team field on Saturday. The 8 team field will result if any existing players decide they want to form a 7th team, in which case the DCC house team will serve as the 8th. Otherwise, the field is at 6, with no house team. If there is an 8 team f...
by itsthatoneguy
Wed Aug 04, 2010 4:48 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open: Michigan Location
Replies: 105
Views: 29641

Re: VCU Open: Michigan Location

Good morning, This should be the final update for the Michigan location (hopefully): VCU Open (Saturday, August 7th) 1) Matt Lafer, Ryan Westbrook, Pat Freeburn, Mike Cheyne 2) Dan Donohue, Kevin Malis, Ike Jose, Bernadette Spencer 3) Rob Carson, Andrew Hart, Carsten Gehring, Trevor Davis 4) Gautam ...
by itsthatoneguy
Sun Aug 01, 2010 9:57 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open: Michigan Location
Replies: 105
Views: 29641

Re: VCU Open: Michigan Location

Hello all, Here are the fields: VCU Open (August 7) 1) Matt Lafer, Ryan Westbrook, Pat Freeburn, Mike Cheyne 2) Dan Donohue, Kevin Malis, Anant Shah, Unknown Northwestern player (please email me your identity!) 3) Rob Carson, Andrew Hart, Carsten Gehring, Trevor Davis 4) Gautam Kandlikar, Gaurav Kan...
by itsthatoneguy
Thu Jul 22, 2010 5:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open: Michigan Location
Replies: 105
Views: 29641

Re: VCU Open: Michigan Location

TheCopleyIndian wrote:Is there any plan for side events on saturday night?
At the moment, no (except for possibility of Cheyne's mentioned above). If anyone has any ideas, feel free to email me.
by itsthatoneguy
Wed Jul 21, 2010 9:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open: Michigan Location
Replies: 105
Views: 29641

Re: VCU Open: Michigan Location

For those of you who use Facebook... So everyone on the planet minus Neil Gurram? But in all seriousness, thank you for the link. Also, I talked with my former high school coach, Mr. Jones, to confirm the room reservations; we will have more than enough rooms and should have them until the later ev...
by itsthatoneguy
Thu Jul 15, 2010 11:47 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open: Michigan Location
Replies: 105
Views: 29641

Re: VCU Open: Michigan Location

Hey: One of my relatives works for the hotel industry, so I can get a discount on a hotel room for Friday and Saturday nights (like $50-$60 TOTAL for both nights, so that's really cheap with multiple folks). If 1-3 people whose schedule matches this would like to share a room, please let me know. T...
by itsthatoneguy
Sun Jul 11, 2010 5:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: ANGST (Andy's Non-Guerrilla Summer Tournament)
Replies: 175
Views: 44205

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: ANGST (Andy's Non-Guerrilla Summer Tournament)

I would like to thank Kurtis, Sinan, Ben and all the other editors / advisors / organizers of this tournament. I thought the questions were great and I had a lot of fun playing.
by itsthatoneguy
Sat Jul 10, 2010 12:18 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: ANGST (Andy's Non-Guerrilla Summer Tournament)
Replies: 175
Views: 44205

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: ANGST (Andy's Non-Guerrilla Summer Tournament)

sds wrote:In an effort to clear off my shelves a bit, I am bringing some used book prizes. Apologies in advance to whoever ends up with St. Augustine's Confessions.
I'm sure Libo would love that book. :-)
by itsthatoneguy
Tue Jul 06, 2010 9:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: ANGST (Andy's Non-Guerrilla Summer Tournament)
Replies: 175
Views: 44205

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: ANGST (Andy's Non-Guerrilla Summer Tournament)

Just to make things clear, one of the Michigan teams will consist of myself, Libo Zeng, Neil Gurram (MIT, formerly of Detroit Country Day), and Chris Lionel (Toronto).
by itsthatoneguy
Tue Jul 06, 2010 8:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open: Michigan Location
Replies: 105
Views: 29641

Re: VCU Open: Michigan Location

Hi all, Here's a field update: VCU Open (Saturday, August 7) Confirmed / High Probability of Attending DCC House Team (1) Pat Freeburn and Mike Cheyne Nolan Esser (Free Agent) Showing Interest VCU Sunday (Sunday, August 8) Confirmed / High Probability of Attending DCC House Team (1-3) HS Ohio Team (...
by itsthatoneguy
Tue May 25, 2010 10:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open: Michigan Location
Replies: 105
Views: 29641

Re: VCU Open: Michigan Location

Fantastic, this tournament just got a few minutes closer to me and there won't be any having to drive around and find parking in goddamn Ann Arbor. Looks like I'll be going to and playing horribly at this tournament. Park on side streets just north of campus (Ann, Catherine, Lawrence, Ingalls, Thay...
by itsthatoneguy
Mon May 24, 2010 10:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open: Michigan Location
Replies: 105
Views: 29641

VCU Open: Michigan Location

Michigan Academic Competitions, in collaboration with Detroit Catholic Central's Academic Team, would like to announce that the Michigan mirrors of VCU Open and VCU Sunday will take place on August 7-8. Both tournaments will NOT take place at U of M in Ann Arbor, but rather at Detroit Catholic Centr...
by itsthatoneguy
Tue Apr 27, 2010 1:43 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals Comments
Replies: 52
Views: 7988

Re: ACF Nationals Comments

I know it's a bit late to come back to this, but oh well. The biggest complaint I have is that there seemed to be a dearth of modern art. I'll quantify this when the set gets released, but the only postwar art (not counting architecture) that comes to mind was the Elegy to the Spanish Republic/Mothe...
by itsthatoneguy
Wed Apr 21, 2010 11:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO Side Event: The Jean-Baptiste Lully Memorial
Replies: 275
Views: 99997

Re: CO Side Event: The Jean-Baptiste Lully Memorial

Take me off the list. Unfortunately (or fortunately, whichever way you look at it) I am going to be out of the country that weekend.
by itsthatoneguy
Fri Apr 16, 2010 9:54 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO Side Event: The Jean-Baptiste Lully Memorial
Replies: 275
Views: 99997

Re: CO Side Event: The Jean-Baptiste Lully Memorial

Put me down as a maybe, as I do not know about my summer job situation yet. I consider myself to be pretty good on normal difficulty, but I still really don't know the harder stuff super well. Also, I think this would be an appropriate time to announce that I am planning to write an all-opera side t...
by itsthatoneguy
Thu Apr 01, 2010 3:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO Side Event: The Jean-Baptiste Lully Memorial
Replies: 275
Views: 99997

Re: CO Side Event: The Jean-Baptiste Lully Memorial

This looks awesome. However, I don't think Michigan is going to CO and I really don't want to drive there all by myself to play quiz bowl for one day.
by itsthatoneguy
Fri Mar 26, 2010 12:52 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: ANGST (Andy's Non-Guerrilla Summer Tournament)
Replies: 175
Views: 44205

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: ANGST (Andy's Non-Guerrilla Summer Tournament)

Just to reiterate, some members from Michigan (and possibly some members of Detroit Catholic Central HS) will definitely be interested in this. We're writing a packet and hope to get it in by the early May deadline.
by itsthatoneguy
Wed Mar 17, 2010 4:25 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT 2010: General discussions and thanks
Replies: 43
Views: 5538

Re: General discussions and thanks

If I recall (and I don't have the tossup in front of me), the first clue was about a warrior that the mother specifically kills, although I can see how just hearing about a being killing dudes with that sort of name could lead to a Grendel buzz. Sorry if you feel you got hosed. Oh no, I don't feel ...
by itsthatoneguy
Tue Mar 16, 2010 10:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT 2010: General discussions and thanks
Replies: 43
Views: 5538

Re: General discussions and thanks

-I wondered while writing it if Grendel's Mother was just negbait for Grendel, and sure enough it was when I was reading. Not sure what others thought--I tried to only use clues that applied to the mother. I negged this with Grendel on the first clue. I thought the majority of the Fine Arts was wel...
by itsthatoneguy
Sun Mar 14, 2010 11:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: HI Mirror at UIUC (3/20/2010)
Replies: 65
Views: 8898

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: HI Mirror at UIUC (3/20/2010)

ATTENTION EVERYONE: Disregard my last post
by itsthatoneguy
Sun Mar 14, 2010 5:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT Central Canada at Guelph (03/13/10)
Replies: 16
Views: 2796

Re: MUT Central Canada at Guelph (03/13/10)

Good job overall by Guelph for hosting. There was a team that dropped out at the last minute and they fixed the problem in a timely manner.
by itsthatoneguy
Sun Mar 14, 2010 5:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: HI Mirror at UIUC (3/20/2010)
Replies: 65
Views: 8898

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: HI Mirror at UIUC (3/20/2010)

Although I can't confirm this, I think Michigan may only have one team for this. Hopefully future posts by Scot/Surya/Michael will confirm.
by itsthatoneguy
Wed Feb 24, 2010 1:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: ANGST (Andy's Non-Guerrilla Summer Tournament)
Replies: 175
Views: 44205

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: ANGST (Andy's Non-Guerrilla Summer Tournament)

There are a few people from Michigan (and some high schoolers) who may be interested in this. And we could write a packet.
by itsthatoneguy
Mon Feb 22, 2010 12:23 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Midwest at OSU: Columbus (2/20/10)
Replies: 27
Views: 5417

Re: ACF Regionals Midwest at OSU: Columbus (2/20/10)

Good jobs all around on the tournament running / editing. The trash was fun too.
by itsthatoneguy
Sun Feb 14, 2010 7:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Centre T-Party Mirror 2/13/2010
Replies: 57
Views: 8841

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

For a team that has never hosted before, this was run surprisingly well. Good job. I really enjoyed the side tournament as well.
by itsthatoneguy
Sun Feb 14, 2010 7:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Eyes That Do Not See - Visual Tournament Side Event
Replies: 18
Views: 4419

Re: Eyes That Do Not See - Visual Tournament Side Event

I really enjoyed this. There was a lot of variety and interesting clues. I would love to play something like this again in the future.
by itsthatoneguy
Thu Feb 11, 2010 10:52 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada 2010
Replies: 77
Views: 10177

Re: NAQT SCT Canada 2010

bt_green_warbler wrote:Certainly won't change the rate stats at all. Should it adjust the order of finish? I doubt it, since they are all tiebreakers among teams with the same record. Dwight: is there a complicated scenario I'm missing here?
It doesn't effect order of finish, just individual / team stats (I believe).
by itsthatoneguy
Wed Feb 10, 2010 12:55 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada 2010
Replies: 77
Views: 10177

Re: NAQT SCT Canada 2010

This is not a complaint of any sort, but in the DII final stats (without Queens and with tiebreakers), the stats incorrectly say we played full games against Ottawa B and McMaster, when really we played 1/2 games. I don't know if this affects our D-value or anything... Thanks to McMaster for putting...
by itsthatoneguy
Sun Feb 07, 2010 9:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT Canada 2010
Replies: 77
Views: 10177

Re: NAQT SCT Canada 2010

Does anyone know when the tournament results / NAQT D-values will be posted? Thanks
by itsthatoneguy
Mon Feb 01, 2010 10:24 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Centre T-Party Mirror 2/13/2010
Replies: 57
Views: 8841

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

Woot for the visual FA side
by itsthatoneguy
Wed Mar 25, 2009 9:22 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NIU Havoc Mirror: Dogs of War 4/25/09
Replies: 16
Views: 2287

Re: NIU Havoc Mirror: Dogs of War 4/25/09

We are interested in this tournament as well.

~Mr. Polzin Assistant Coach of Detroit Catholic Central High School
by itsthatoneguy
Mon Sep 08, 2008 6:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Michigan 08-09
Replies: 29
Views: 5262

Re: Michigan 08-09

This is an unoffical annoucement, but I'm pretty sure that Catholic Central's first-ever fall tournament will be on October 4th. Its a house written tournament, so DCC will not be competing. Anyone interested?
by itsthatoneguy
Wed Jun 25, 2008 12:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Michigan 08-09
Replies: 29
Views: 5262

Re: Michigan 08-09

I will be interested to see what EL can do next year sans Kurtis, as well as of course DCC and GPN, both of whom I think will bring a very good game. Also, DeWitt intrigues me. They're a fairly good team as is, and I know they have every intention of working hard over the summer (their captain grad...
by itsthatoneguy
Mon Jun 23, 2008 6:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Michigan 08-09
Replies: 29
Views: 5262

Re: Michigan 08-09

After Kurtis, the second highest scorer on EL (according to NAQT individual rankings) was Liz Fujita, who was ranked at 650th. Here's the link to the individual rankings if anyone is interested: http://naqt.com/hsnct/2008/results/personal.html quadraticreciprocity, you should update your signature.
by itsthatoneguy
Sun Jun 15, 2008 9:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Michigan 08-09
Replies: 29
Views: 5262

Re: Michigan 08-09

JohnGlerum wrote:Will DCC be at U of I Earlybird again?
I'm not sure. Contact my coach, Mr. Jones.
by itsthatoneguy
Fri Jun 13, 2008 9:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Michigan 08-09
Replies: 29
Views: 5262

Re: Michigan 08-09

Thank you, I did forget to put GPN in there.

GPN:
I dont know how many people they will be graduating, but they also do very well at states and fairly well at nationals. They only go to three tournaments at the most before nationals, so its kinda hard to tell how good they are until you play them.
by itsthatoneguy
Fri Jun 13, 2008 2:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Michigan 08-09
Replies: 29
Views: 5262

Michigan 08-09

I'm just going to talk about each team individually: DCC: We are only losing one guy (Joe), so we should be pretty strong next year. If Brett can pick up the lit. that Joe knew and we get stronger on our weaker topics, we should do pretty well. EL: They will definately a lot weaker from the loss of ...
by itsthatoneguy
Fri Jun 13, 2008 2:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Next Year
Replies: 102
Views: 12729

Re: Next Year

..., but Bryan basically said they were "going in cold" against Brookwood, and they ended up losing. Brett is a monster, and Bryan's fine arts knowledge really impressed me in the one game I saw him play. I know Joe is graduating, and I have no idea about their 4th player, but it seems like they ar...