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by Self-incompatibility in plants
Mon Sep 21, 2009 7:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Maryland Fall Tournament (9/26/09)
Replies: 140
Views: 23239

Re: Maryland Fall Tournament (9/26/09)

For bracketology purposes: St. Anselm's is going to be severely undermanned at this tournament. I am going to be the only regular A-teamer in attendance, playing with 3 B-teamers so that means we're going to be missing a little more than 60% of our normal scoring. Make of it what you will. Also, Bl...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Mon Sep 21, 2009 6:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Maryland Fall Tournament (9/26/09)
Replies: 140
Views: 23239

Re: Maryland Fall Tournament (9/26/09)

For bracketology purposes: St. Anselm's is going to be severely undermanned at this tournament. I am going to be the only regular A-teamer in attendance, playing with 3 B-teamers so that means we're going to be missing a little more than 60% of our normal scoring. Make of it what you will. Also, Bl...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sat Sep 19, 2009 12:21 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2009 HS Preseason Poll Results - Congrats, Maggie Walker!
Replies: 52
Views: 14566

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

Arsonists Get All the Girls wrote:
Doink the Clown wrote:Also, "not being best team in area/state" and "being top-25 at nationals" are hardly mutually exclusive, as a quick survey of the mid-atlantic will show.
Why is mid-atlantic so powerful in quizbowl?
Are you questioning what makes it strong, or if it is strong?
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Mon Sep 14, 2009 7:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Rumble on the Pike 2009
Replies: 145
Views: 17164

Re: Rumble on the Pike 2009

Stats are a little screwy with that scab team of "Hammond" that ended up not showing up. Trey can elaborate, but there are games where scores were entered, and others where only 10 was entered. It's really messing up the individual stats, and for some people their averages will be as many as 10ppg ...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Mon Sep 14, 2009 7:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Rumble on the Pike 2009
Replies: 145
Views: 17164

Re: Rumble on the Pike 2009

Stats are a little screwy with that scab team of "Hammond" that ended up not showing up. Trey can elaborate, but there are games where scores were entered, and others where only 10 was entered. It's really messing up the individual stats, and for some people their averages will be as many as 10ppg ...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sun Sep 13, 2009 4:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl (April 17th, 2010)
Replies: 105
Views: 25559

Re: Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl (April 17th, 2010)

Bad Boy Bill wrote:Charter will bring whatever number of teams we're allowed to. Put us down for 3-4 and we can discuss things when we get closer to the event.
Okay, will do. Thanks.
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sat Sep 12, 2009 11:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Rumble on the Pike 2009
Replies: 145
Views: 17164

Re: Rumble on the Pike 2009

aestheteboy wrote:
people wrote:Wow what a shock WJ is decent!
What did I tell ya about KK.
The community apologies for ever doubting you or KK.
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sat Sep 12, 2009 10:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Rumble on the Pike 2009
Replies: 145
Views: 17164

Re: Rumble on the Pike 2009

Okay. Some initial comments about some things I noticed: -I think we played pretty poorly, and I made a lot of mistake in the day, however we still did not do too terribly somehow. -I had no idea Blair was that good. They really came out of no where and impressed me. -WJ is much, much, better than I...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Fri Sep 11, 2009 10:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Rumble on the Pike 2009
Replies: 145
Views: 17164

Re: Rumble on the Pike 2009

chatt_r wrote:The tournament should be over by 4, 4:30 at the latest.
We're sticking with single elimination.
Wow, really? Apparently nobody at RM has ever studied Santayana...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Wed Sep 09, 2009 10:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Rumble on the Pike 2009
Replies: 145
Views: 17164

Re: Rumble on the Pike 2009

Dr. Isaac Yankem, DDS wrote:Prediction! GDS first, St. Anselm's(!) second, DCC third, TJ fourth. I base this on pure speculation and completely ridiculous assumptions and illogical guesses. CR will lose several matches that we thought we should have won and manage something like eighth.
Thanks for the confidence.
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Wed Sep 09, 2009 10:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Rumble on the Pike 2009
Replies: 145
Views: 17164

Re: Rumble on the Pike 2009

wexs883198215 wrote:Second place and on seems pretty wide open. That being said, GDS has to be a heavy heavy favorite if Matt is going to be there.
It will certainly be an interesting day.
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Wed Sep 09, 2009 8:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Rumble on the Pike 2009
Replies: 145
Views: 17164

Re: Rumble on the Pike 2009

FIELD UPDATE: HIll valley HS (Isaac's crew) Caesar Rodney (2) Gonzaga St Anslems Whitman (2) Churchill Hammond Thomas Jefferson (2, potentially a third to follow) Blair Georgetown Day (2) Howard Walter Johnson Detroit Catholic Central Feel free to continue registering, we welcome you with open arms...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Wed Sep 09, 2009 8:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC/MD/VA Date Claim 09-10
Replies: 83
Views: 13805

Re: DC/MD/VA Date Claim 09-10

That is an SAT date at our school, but, we'll see if we can head to it. UD also hosts a tournament sometime around the middle of March as well, so we would go to that one first... but definitely we'd keep yours in mind. Most everyone on the A team is a senior. We will be done with the SATs and will...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Tue Sep 08, 2009 10:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Rumble on the Pike 2009
Replies: 145
Views: 17164

Re: Rumble on the Pike 2009

Prof.Whoopie wrote:Can we get a field/format/bracketing strategy update?
Please and thank you.
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Mon Sep 07, 2009 3:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Delaware 09-10
Replies: 93
Views: 11116

Re: Delaware 09-10

Wow does this discussion strike a chord.... Although we have some 500 teams in Illlinois, maybe only 100 of them travel to tournaments, and only 30 of those to good quiz bowl tournaments. While part of this can be attributed to lack of funds, I know of at least one fairly wealthy district where onl...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sun Sep 06, 2009 8:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Delaware 09-10
Replies: 93
Views: 11116

Re: Delaware 09-10

I can vouch for Trey's statement about team's coaches not helping matters. We played one team, I think Garnett Valley, at Blue Hen, and our moderator apparently taught there and knew some of the kids. After nearly every tossup she'd turn to whoever got it on our team and say "How would you know tha...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sun Sep 06, 2009 7:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Delaware 09-10
Replies: 93
Views: 11116

Re: Delaware 09-10

I'll play interloper for just a second: rather than discussing which "weak Delaware teams" that your teams can easily "destroy," can you tell us about the lineups and attendance of said teams? Are any of them slated to attend non-NAQT tournaments in the region? Responding for Mr. C and Peter, the o...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sun Sep 06, 2009 5:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Delaware 09-10
Replies: 93
Views: 11116

Re: Delaware 09-10

Hey, I do post here occasionally. Thanks for the kind words about our team: I will take "not exactly inept" to be a compliment. Yea, sorry, I know you do post here occasionally . About your teammates being "not exactly inept", I just wanted to make a point of letting everyone know that you are the ...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sun Sep 06, 2009 4:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl (April 17th, 2010)
Replies: 105
Views: 25559

Re: Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl (April 17th, 2010)

It looks like the date of this tournament is the day after our school's Relay for Life--after which I wonder if we'll have one functioning brain among us. We remain interested, but I'll have to talk with the team as this date gets closer. Oh man. I completely forgot about the Relay for Life at Moun...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Fri Sep 04, 2009 4:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC/MD/VA Date Claim 09-10
Replies: 83
Views: 13805

Re: DC/MD/VA Date Claim 09-10

mithokie wrote:My apologies to the Ceasar Rodney folks; I didn't realize that Delaware was part of the DC Metro Board. I have added your claim to the list above. Have I missed any other Delaware tourneys? Does Charter have one announced.
No problem. Thanks for adding us.
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Fri Sep 04, 2009 12:25 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC/MD/VA Date Claim 09-10
Replies: 83
Views: 13805

Re: DC/MD/VA Date Claim 09-10

DC Metro Comparisons and Discussion This forum is for discussion of high school quiz bowl in the Washington, D.C. metro area, including D.C., Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. I just assumed that because Delaware was included in the DC Metro comparisons, that it would be acceptable for us to place a...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Mon Aug 31, 2009 11:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl (April 17th, 2010)
Replies: 105
Views: 25559

Re: Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl (April 17th, 2010)

Edward Powers wrote:That is excellent news.
Also---sorry you will not be at Princeton, but good luck with the IS-86 Set----at Richard Montgomery, is it not?
It is. Thanks. We will only have half of our A team, so we will need all the luck we can get. Good luck at Princeton though!
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Mon Aug 31, 2009 10:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl (April 17th, 2010)
Replies: 105
Views: 25559

Re: Tentative Announcement for the Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl

Good news. One more team can go up, and they are even from DC!
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Mon Aug 31, 2009 10:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl (April 17th, 2010)
Replies: 105
Views: 25559

Re: Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl (April 17th, 2010)

Trey, I know it is still very early, but have you received any firmer commitments from teams that have previously expressed interest? I have not received any other firmer commitments, but for a lot of schools in the DC Metro area, school has not started yet, which is of course is an impedance on fi...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Mon Aug 31, 2009 8:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VCU Fall Tournament II -- November 7, 2009
Replies: 48
Views: 10511

Re: VCU Fall Tournament II -- November 7, 2009

CR is very interested in going to this with one team.
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Mon Aug 31, 2009 8:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Princeton High School Academic Tournament XV, NJ 10/03/09
Replies: 33
Views: 16313

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

Sacapuntas wrote:We're possibly interested--going through some coach upheaval right now. I will have a definite for you within the next couple of weeks.
Very cool.
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Wed Aug 26, 2009 2:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl (April 17th, 2010)
Replies: 105
Views: 25559

Re: Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl (April 17th, 2010)

Trey, I see you have us registered for 1 team. That is fine for now, even though we wish to bring 2 teams, for by leaving it at 1 it allows more different schools the opportunity to fit within your proposed registration cap of 24. So for now, 1 team, with 1 on the waiting list. And 1 buzzer and 1 m...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Mon Aug 24, 2009 11:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Rumble on the Pike 2009
Replies: 145
Views: 17164

Re: Rumble on the Pike 2009

And yes, we will have a ridiculous number of rounds. No pain, no gain. Please don't get me wrong, I love to play quizbowl, but I can't help but to feel like this is going to make for a terribly long day. We are going to bring at least 2 teams, and all I can say is that I am going to feel really bad...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sun Aug 23, 2009 4:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC/MD/VA Date Claim 09-10
Replies: 83
Views: 13805

Re: DC/MD/VA Date Claim 09-10

4/17/10 is now the official date of the Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl (HSAPQ).
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sun Aug 23, 2009 4:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HSAPQ 2009-2010 Question Sets Available
Replies: 7
Views: 1165

Re: HSAPQ 2009-2010 Question Sets Available

.....UMCP (9-28)....... What tournament does this refer to? On a Monday? Did you mean the Tar Heel Cup @ UNC on 9/26? Or did UMD announce something that I missed? Is UMD having a Fall Tourney this year? I believe it is referring to the EXPECTED tournament at the University of Maryland on the 26th*....
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sat Aug 22, 2009 4:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl (April 17th, 2010)
Replies: 105
Views: 25559

Re: Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl (April 17th or 24th, 2010)

Alright, we just got the confirmation from out Principal, and we are cleared to have the tournament on the April 17th! Any and all registrations will be taken from this point on!
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sat Aug 22, 2009 1:35 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl (April 17th, 2010)
Replies: 105
Views: 25559

Re: Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl (April 17th or 24th, 2010)

Trey, Last time we spoke was in June, so I thought I'd re-connect and see how your plans are going---any news on the date yet---the 17th or the 24th of April? I ask because my school tends to like busing schedules as early as possible, so the sooner I know, the better the chances are that we can co...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sat Aug 22, 2009 12:39 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Gonzaga/St. Anselm's Tournament RESCHEDULED (3/7/10)
Replies: 191
Views: 26343

Re: Gonzaga/St. Anselm's Tournament (2/6/10) at Gonzaga (DC)

Prof.Whoopie wrote:Update: This tournament is now a PACE qualifier.
NIIIIIIICE!!!
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Fri Aug 21, 2009 5:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Delaware 09-10
Replies: 93
Views: 11116

Re: Delaware 09-10

And those 2 (now 3) posts, will be the only posts ever made in this thread...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Fri Aug 21, 2009 4:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Delaware 09-10
Replies: 93
Views: 11116

Delaware 09-10

Every other state has one of these, so why shouldn't DE have one too? Besides, Mr. CHRZ and I need a place to publicly talk between ourselves... Okay, so here is what I predict the top 5 teams in the State will be: 1- Charter A: No surprise that they will still be the #1 in the state. With the loss ...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Fri Aug 21, 2009 2:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2009-10 Preseason Top 50
Replies: 99
Views: 29907

Re: 2009-10 Preseason Top 50

These were great, Fred, thanks for doing this. The only issue I really had with these rankings is that I think Raleigh Charter should be ranked higher, but that is a minor issue at best. I really enjoyed reading through these, thanks again!
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Thu Aug 20, 2009 10:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2009-10 Preseason Top 50
Replies: 99
Views: 29907

Re: 2009-10 Preseason Top 50

So Fred, when's the top 10? I hope it's soon! I can't....wait....much...much lon.....ger! :f5: In all seriousness though, I am pretty excited to see the top 10. These rankings have been excellent in breaking down teams and trying to place them according to the facts available, and overall have give...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Thu Aug 20, 2009 8:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Grayson County Academic Tournament, November 2009 (CANCELED)
Replies: 14
Views: 2308

Re: Grayson County Academic Tournament, November 2009 (CANCELED)

I am really sorry to hear that. I hope everything else works out for you guys.
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Thu Aug 20, 2009 1:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2009-10 Preseason Top 50
Replies: 99
Views: 29907

Re: 2009-10 Preseason Top 50

20. Raleigh Charter (NC) - Trivia time: name the highest returning scorer from PACE NSC. The answer is Raleigh Charter’s Peter, who put up 109.29 ppg at NSC. They also get Gautam’s 17.14 ppg back. This should be enough to be a top team. I believe they also return Alan Doyle from their A team at NSC...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Tue Aug 18, 2009 12:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Rumble on the Pike 2009
Replies: 145
Views: 17164

Re: Rumble on the Pike 2009

rmgeokid wrote:
Journey to the Planets wrote: Actually, how is NAQT handling mathcomp in IS sets? Are they still allowing hosts to choose whether to include it or not?
I remember hearing something like that, but I'm not sure.
Well, if you are given the choice, I hope you guys choose a tournament without math.
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sun Aug 16, 2009 10:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DEATH at Richard Montgomery 09/12/09
Replies: 51
Views: 6143

Re: DEATH at Richard Montgomery 09/12/09

If you're going to make a new thread, you should do so quickly. Since this tournament is only a week or two into many school's years, they're going to need as much time as possible to get official word to their administrations and school boards for the travel permission. Needless to say, we'll be t...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sun Aug 16, 2009 12:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Fall Novice Mirror at Maggie Walker on 10/10
Replies: 94
Views: 16077

Re: Fall Novice Mirror at Maggie Walker on 10/10

We will likely bring one of our lower/younger teams down to this.
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Fri Aug 14, 2009 2:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DEATH at Richard Montgomery 09/12/09
Replies: 51
Views: 6143

Re: DEATH at Richard Montgomery 09/12/09

chatt_r wrote:We talked to NAQT, and they agreed to let us run IS-86 as a Nationals Qualifier on September 12th.
IS-86 is the same set being run in Princeton.
Needless to say, this changes a few things about the tournament, and a new thread about it will be posted shortly.
Excellent move. Thank you.
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Thu Aug 13, 2009 9:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DEATH at Richard Montgomery 09/12/09
Replies: 51
Views: 6143

Re: DEATH at Richard Montgomery 09/12/09

The distribution posted was based on the questions written over the summer by the RM players. However, I can see that there are several holes in it, and I apologize for the hypocrisy of omitting those major categories and still calling this a well-distributed early season tournament. 5 history 5 Li...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Thu Aug 13, 2009 8:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DEATH at Richard Montgomery 09/12/09
Replies: 51
Views: 6143

Re: DEATH at Richard Montgomery 09/12/09

We want this tournament to be a good way to get competitive early-season practice and see where younger players fit. What about the early players who are good at science, rmp, or social science? How would one see where they "fit" when their subject areas (which are fairly important ones) are comple...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Fri Jul 31, 2009 9:50 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CaTO/TaCO at VCU August 9
Replies: 67
Views: 18440

Re: CaTO/TaCO at VCU August 9

Oy. Let's just do our best, Aidan. If it helps, Trey really has gotten good over the last couple months... he's our best hope on a lot of the impossible history questions here (yeah, he's better than me, probably, at least in terms of depth of knowledge, but as a history teacher i guess i have more...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Fri Jul 31, 2009 9:47 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs Again
Replies: 494
Views: 93913

Re: Bad Negs Again

At today's summer practice. Given: Rodney King incident Answer: Boston Massacre And Trey had a funny comment afterwards that i won't post, but i'll let him do so if he wishes. They both involved a black guy getting screwed over by authority figures. There, and I'm sure it sounded funnier after it h...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Thu Jul 23, 2009 12:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: High school/ACF fall level open practices
Replies: 74
Views: 7095

Re: High school/ACF fall level open practices

Granted it is unlikely that anyone would want to make the commute to Dover, I still thought I would throw out that CR has summer practices about once a week, just in case anyone wanted to try to come. They are usually 4 hours long, between the times of 2-6, or 3-7. We practice at my house, and typic...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sun Jul 12, 2009 8:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Packet Exchange?
Replies: 9
Views: 2726

Re: Packet Exchange?

Dr. Bunsen Honeydew wrote:This is a neat idea. My kids need to learn how to write, and i've love to get them (especially Trey) doing so. Let's see if this happens.
I've already committed to doing it.