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by Ringil
Sun Sep 30, 2012 11:23 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: General discussion
Replies: 19
Views: 2436

Re: General discussion

I did a lot of editing on the science. So if there's any questions/comments/rage about those question, it should be primarily directed at me.
by Ringil
Sun Sep 30, 2012 11:04 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: QUARK 9/29
Replies: 30
Views: 17078

Re: QUARK 9/29

Stats! If there are any errors, message me or just post here. Prelims: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/1077/stats/prelims/ Combined: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/1077/stats/combined/ Also, the discussion forum has been set up, so do the usual thing of applying to join the forum ...
by Ringil
Sat Sep 29, 2012 9:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: QUARK 9/29
Replies: 30
Views: 17078

Re: QUARK 9/29

Illinois won this tournament in a 1 game final over Skadi Doesn't Know (Rob+Bernadette+Gautam). Stats will appear shortly.

I hope everyone enjoyed the tournament and will try to bother some administrators to set up a private discussion forum shortly.
by Ringil
Sat Sep 29, 2012 1:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: QUARK 9/29
Replies: 30
Views: 17078

Re: QUARK 9/29

by Ringil
Thu Sep 27, 2012 8:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: QUARK 9/29
Replies: 30
Views: 17078

Re: QUARK 9/29

Here's some final information for QUARK: The tournament will be held on the third floor of Mason Hall, as in all our past tournaments. Registration will begin at 9:20am. We'll try to get things started by 9:45, but it might not be possible to start until 10 because of how room reservations work. We'...
by Ringil
Sat Sep 22, 2012 4:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Collegiate Novice at Michigan (9/22)
Replies: 2
Views: 1164

Re: Collegiate Novice at Michigan (9/22)

MSU won this tournament in the first game of the advantage finals.

http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... nal_stats/
by Ringil
Tue Sep 18, 2012 7:40 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: QUARK 9/29
Replies: 30
Views: 17078

Re: QUARK 9/29

The tournament will be held at Mason Hall. We might not be able to get into the room until 10am, but we'll see what can be done regarding that (or we might just start then) Just in case it was skipped over in your update (sorry if it wasn't), do you have any further information or know when we'll g...
by Ringil
Mon Sep 17, 2012 10:13 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: QUARK 9/29
Replies: 30
Views: 17078

Re: QUARK 9/29

I've updated the 2nd post with some more details about QUARK and the up to date field list.

If people could tell me more explicitly how many teams they are planning to bring that'd be helpful.

Also, this set is obviously done having been run at Washington already :)
by Ringil
Fri Sep 07, 2012 2:08 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Collegiate Novice at Michigan (9/22)
Replies: 2
Views: 1164

Collegiate Novice at Michigan (9/22)

The University of Michigan will be hosting a mirror of Collegiate Novice on September 22th, 2012 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. It will be held at Mason Hall, but more details will appear shortly. Teams will get no fewer than seven games and there will be some sort of finals to determine the winner of the ...
by Ringil
Tue Sep 04, 2012 9:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: QUARK 9/29
Replies: 30
Views: 17078

Re: QUARK 9/29

Ras superfamily wrote:Is there an east coast mirror for this?
I've talked with a few people. Thus far it seems GWU might host a delayed mirror of this. I'm not so certain about the Northeast. If anyone wants to host in that region, please contact me at zengl (at) umich (dot) edu as soon as you can.
by Ringil
Sat Aug 11, 2012 11:15 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANFORTAS - Myth Tournament
Replies: 33
Views: 9299

Re: ANFORTAS - Myth Tournament

DOUBLE POST:

Also, stats for ANFORTAS held at UMich: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... stats/all/

If there's any errors (which there might be a lot of as a lot of the scoresheets were quite disorganized), feel free to post here or message me or contact me however and I'll fix it.
by Ringil
Sat Aug 11, 2012 12:07 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANFORTAS - Myth Tournament
Replies: 33
Views: 9299

Re: ANFORTAS - Myth Tournament

Inkana7 wrote:Hey Ike, were you planning on posting stats for this from the Ann Arbor site?
I have a bunch of scoresheets for this and will input them tomorrow. Sorry for the delay.
by Ringil
Mon Jul 16, 2012 3:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO History Doubles: 7/22/2012
Replies: 131
Views: 40078

Re: CO History Doubles: 7/22/2012

If we do the 19 team round robin (or however many submit packets as long as it's more packets than the 12 WELD packets), it seems like it might be a better idea have WELD be played in the morning and History Doubles in the afternoon/night. It seems possible to finish playing WELD before lunch, which...
by Ringil
Sun Jul 01, 2012 3:59 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: QUARK 9/29
Replies: 30
Views: 17078

Re: QUARK 9/29

Small update: We are now 77% done with writing this tournament, so we are well on our way to finishing this tournament. We will of course be using a lot of the remaining time on extensive editing/proofreading.
by Ringil
Tue Jun 26, 2012 5:13 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: KABO: Kurtis and Ashvin's Backyard Open (8/4)
Replies: 83
Views: 25775

Re: KABO: Kurtis and Ashvin's Backyard Open (8/4)

Hey, sorry to keep being a pest, but have rooms/facilities been finalized? I want to book a hotel, but need to know if this is definitely Ann Arbor and if there will be Sunday events. The requests have been put in, but I've not received information about whether they were processed yet. This is pro...
by Ringil
Sun May 27, 2012 11:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: QUARK 9/29
Replies: 30
Views: 17078

Re: QUARK 9/29

Information specifically pertaining to the Michigan site: More details forthcoming. We'll be hosting this on 9/29. We will allow the formation of open teams that we deem to not be "super." To register, email me at zengl (at) umich (dot) edu. Posting here, though certainly helpful, is not enough to b...
by Ringil
Sun May 27, 2012 11:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: QUARK 9/29
Replies: 30
Views: 17078

QUARK 9/29

This is the announcement for the University of Michigan housewrite QUARK or Quizzing U About Real Knowledge. This tournament will be hosted at the University of Michigan on September 29, 2012. We are open to hosting this in other regions at different dates that are convenient for those regions. Roun...
by Ringil
Sat May 26, 2012 9:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Summer Practices at the University of Michigan
Replies: 24
Views: 7883

Re: Summer Practices at the University of Michigan

So... I'm a high school student, but I'm a big fan of quiz bowl. So would it be okay if I came and dropped in on a few practices just to keep up over the summer? I'd also be interested in seeing what college quiz bowl is like, because I intend to do quiz bowl later on. That's fine. We'd love to hav...
by Ringil
Tue May 08, 2012 5:20 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Byzantine History Side Event at CO
Replies: 9
Views: 2196

Re: CO History Doubles: 7/22/2012

something ambiguous wrote:Also, if anybody wants to play this, I can finish my all Byzantine/ middle age slavic history tournament for people to play after this is done.
I'll play; it seems exciting
by Ringil
Sat May 05, 2012 12:43 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Fall 2012 schedule discussion
Replies: 52
Views: 9540

Re: Fall 2012 schedule discussion

So, it seems like the idea of a Michigan written regular+ tournament has some opposition. I'd like to ask though, how come consistently in the Winter, there are around 1-2 tournaments, not counting Nats, that are more difficult than regular, but that in the fall, the second tournament that will be a...
by Ringil
Fri May 04, 2012 1:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Fall 2012 schedule discussion
Replies: 52
Views: 9540

Re: Fall 2012 schedule discussion

Some thoughts: -I'd like to hear more about this Michigan event from someone at Michigan. Is it definitely going to use the first two weeks of October? Difficulty and length will have to be controlled as much as, or ideally more than, MOO's, right? -It seems like there's room for only one more even...
by Ringil
Mon Apr 30, 2012 3:30 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO History Doubles: 7/22/2012
Replies: 131
Views: 40078

Re: CO History Doubles: 7/22/2012

Kurtis and I will play this together.
by Ringil
Thu Apr 26, 2012 5:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2012 ACF Nationals Discussion Thread
Replies: 106
Views: 20104

Re: 2012 ACF Nationals Discussion Thread

I liked this tournament a decent amount. I was only a bit saddened that there was basically 0 Chinese literature and very little on Buddhism, but I suppose one cannot have everything.
by Ringil
Wed Apr 18, 2012 12:47 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals 2012: April 21 & 22 at Maryland
Replies: 49
Views: 31847

Re: ACF Nationals 2012: April 21 & 22 at Maryland

Is there any news on how prelims/playoffs will be structured?
by Ringil
Tue Apr 10, 2012 2:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals prediction thread
Replies: 48
Views: 9205

Re: ACF Nationals prediction thread

(I'm not sure: is this an unusual situation? Are the highest PPG and PPB teams usually one and the same?) I think it was noted a few years back that teams comprised mostly of subject specialists can rack up PPB (as specialists 30 things that are in their field), while teams composed of generalists ...
by Ringil
Tue Apr 03, 2012 12:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: History Bowl Discussion
Replies: 43
Views: 15205

Re: History Bowl Discussion

I felt this tournament was mostly enjoyable and had a lot of cool ideas/clues. However, I felt like this tournament wasn't edited that well because many tossups had many misplaced clues in leadins/fairly early on that resulted in many buzzer races. It also felt like certain clues weren't described v...
by Ringil
Thu Mar 29, 2012 12:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: National History Bowl - 2012 College National Championships
Replies: 96
Views: 41775

Re: National History Bowl - 2012 College National Championships

On another note, was it decided whether or not there are going to be powers at this tournament?
by Ringil
Mon Mar 19, 2012 4:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Statistics for 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2472

Re: Statistics for 2012

This is pretty cool. Thanks for doing it.
by Ringil
Thu Mar 15, 2012 11:57 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Michigan 2011-12
Replies: 76
Views: 23318

Re: Michigan 2011-12

List of villages in West Virginia wrote:
Pszczew wrote:NSC continues to not be up to par
What does that mean?
I'm pretty sure he means that Michigan's NSC attendance is much less than Michigan's HSNCT attendance, which is unfortunate given that NSC in the past 2 years has been much closer geographically than HSNCT for Michigan teams.
by Ringil
Sun Mar 04, 2012 2:20 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Peaceful Resolution Discussion
Replies: 210
Views: 53272

Re: Peaceful Resolution Discussion

I felt like some of the pronoun usage was pretty suboptimal. Also, many of the bonuses seemed to lack an easy part. The bonus (that we did not hear) of Shapur/Khosrau I/Khosrau II seems to exemplify the lack of easy parts in many bonuses, perhaps moreso in American History. Also, I agree with Mike C...
by Ringil
Tue Feb 21, 2012 2:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals 2012 Discussion
Replies: 119
Views: 34328

Re: ACF Regionals 2012 Discussion

I think Chicago got the Seagull off the production clue at our site, but I'm not 100% sure.
by Ringil
Tue Feb 21, 2012 12:51 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Peaceful Resolution at Chicago (3/3/2012)
Replies: 82
Views: 21039

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Peaceful Resolution at Chicago (3/3/2012)

We'll be coming with 1 team only.
by Ringil
Sun Feb 12, 2012 3:54 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals 2012 @ UIUC on 2/18/12
Replies: 42
Views: 20384

Re: ACF Regionals 2012 @ UIUC on 2/18/12

Ringil wrote:
Papa's in the House wrote:Michigan, Kansas State, and Lawrence, can you please confirm the number of teams you are bringing to this mirror. I would very much like to determine if I should consider bringing in outside staff.
We can get a confirmation by Wednesday night.
We're bringing 1 team.
by Ringil
Tue Feb 07, 2012 1:00 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Region 7 SCT at Michigan (2/4/12)
Replies: 22
Views: 5030

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

In the DII finals, the score was 500-340. I think this got confused with the score from the last playoff game in the stats. I fixed this. Hopefully the individual stats weren't too far off... They were fine, but your fix didn't make it into the stats on NAQT's page. Also, the tiebreaker between our...
by Ringil
Mon Feb 06, 2012 10:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals 2012 @ UIUC on 2/18/12
Replies: 42
Views: 20384

Re: ACF Regionals 2012 @ UIUC on 2/18/12

Papa's in the House wrote:Michigan, Kansas State, and Lawrence, can you please confirm the number of teams you are bringing to this mirror. I would very much like to determine if I should consider bringing in outside staff.
We can get a confirmation by Wednesday night.
by Ringil
Mon Feb 06, 2012 3:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Region 7 SCT at Michigan (2/4/12)
Replies: 22
Views: 5030

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

Plan Rubber wrote:In the DII finals, the score was 500-340. I think this got confused with the score from the last playoff game in the stats.
I fixed this. Hopefully the individual stats weren't too far off...
by Ringil
Sat Feb 04, 2012 8:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Region 7 SCT at Michigan (2/4/12)
Replies: 22
Views: 5030

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

In Division I, Michigan A won the first game over OSU A of the disadvantaged final before losing the second game in overtime. In Division II, MSU A beat Notre Dame B in the first game of final to win the tournament. Stats: Division I: http://hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/860/stats/division_i_combine...
by Ringil
Sat Feb 04, 2012 3:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Region 7 SCT at Michigan (2/4/12)
Replies: 22
Views: 5030

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

bt_green_warbler wrote:The Michigan C-Michigan State A game in DII mistakenly has "zero tossups heard."
This has been fixed
Stats after Prelims for D2.
D1 Stats: http://hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/86 ... rounds%29/
D2 Stats: http://hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/86 ... relims%29/
by Ringil
Tue Jan 31, 2012 12:15 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Region 7 SCT at Michigan (2/4/12)
Replies: 22
Views: 5030

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

Plan Rubber wrote:
Ringil wrote:Rounds will almost certainly happen in Mason Hall and will probably begin at 9 am. More details will be forthcoming closer to the event.
Are these confirmed?
Yes. An email with info will probably be sent out soon sometime tomorrow.
by Ringil
Fri Jan 27, 2012 11:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: BARGE General Discussion
Replies: 72
Views: 19024

Re: BARGE General Discussion

I thought it was misplaced, myself, although when I heard the clue I assumed there were like multiple Hippodromes throughout the ancient world, so I didn't buzz on it. Because horse racing was pretty popular back in the day, there were in fact many hippodromes in the ancient world. I'm don't rememb...
by Ringil
Mon Jan 23, 2012 12:10 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals 2012 @ UIUC on 2/18/12
Replies: 42
Views: 20384

Re: ACF Regionals 2012 @ UIUC on 2/18/12

We'll have 1 team for sure, maybe 2.
by Ringil
Sat Dec 31, 2011 4:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Peaceful Resolution at Chicago (3/3/2012)
Replies: 82
Views: 21039

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Peaceful Resolution at Chicago (3/3/2012)

We'll come with at least 1 team, maybe 2.
by Ringil
Tue Dec 20, 2011 11:36 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Region 7 SCT at Michigan (2/4/12)
Replies: 22
Views: 5030

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

The Region 7 SCT will take place at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. RULES AND ELIGIBILITY: Eligibility and rules details are available on the NAQT website: Rules: http://www.naqt.com/rules.html Eligibility: http://www.naqt.com/eligibility.html PRICING: Base fee = $120 for first team, $1...
by Ringil
Wed Dec 14, 2011 6:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Autumn Classic at University of Michigan Ann Arbor Dec. 3rd
Replies: 9
Views: 2387

Re: Autumn Classic at University of Michigan Ann Arbor Dec. 3rd

Here's the full stats: We'll probably improve the formatting at some point... http://hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/782/stats/all_games/ The same formatting is applied to all the tournaments hosted on the Quizbowl Resource Database. If you have suggestions on how to improve the site's look/feel, I'l...
by Ringil
Tue Dec 13, 2011 11:48 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl @ Northwestern (2/11/12)
Replies: 52
Views: 19757

Re: Penn Bowl @ Northwestern (2/11/12)

I registered Michigan for 3 teams, but we might actually only bring 2 depending on interest...
by Ringil
Tue Dec 06, 2011 12:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Autumn Classic at University of Michigan Ann Arbor Dec. 3rd
Replies: 9
Views: 2387

Re: Autumn Classic at University of Michigan Ann Arbor Dec. 3rd

Here's the full stats: We'll probably improve the formatting at some point...
http://hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/78 ... all_games/