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by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sun Jul 05, 2009 9:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HSAPQ: Fall Tournaments Sets Available
Replies: 150
Views: 24113

Re: HSAPQ: Fall Tournaments Sets Available

tk447 wrote:[10] Name this state, the home of Crater Lake, with capital at Portland.
Answer: Oregon

^^ that question is in HSAPQ ACF2 Round 3...bonus 4

I don't think any American state has a capital at Portland...
Oh my...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Tue Jun 30, 2009 10:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HSAPQ: Fall Tournaments Sets Available
Replies: 150
Views: 24113

Re: HSAPQ: Fall Tournaments Sets Available

Answer the following about some named items from Norse myth, for 10 points each. [10] The sword known as Nothung, Balmung, or Gram was owned by this son of Sigmund, killer of Fafnir, and hero of the Volsungcycle. ANSWER: Sigurd [or Sigfried; prompt on “Hart“] [10] Examples of these items include Fr...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Mon Jun 29, 2009 6:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pyramidality and novice leadins
Replies: 22
Views: 3247

Re: Pyramidality and novice leadins

There is a famous sunken road at Antietam ...Bloody Lane (it has the same problem of being named after the battle, but it would be a nice clue for an A-series question on the bloodiest battle of the Civil War), These are the same thing. Antietam had the bloodiest single day. The bloodiest battle wa...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Mon Jun 22, 2009 7:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl (April 17th, 2010)
Replies: 105
Views: 25026

Re: Tentative Announcement for the Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl

Great! Thanks a lot.
Yep. We hope to see you there!
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Mon Jun 22, 2009 6:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl (April 17th, 2010)
Replies: 105
Views: 25026

Re: Tentative Announcement for the Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl

It is now official! We have approval to host a tournament at Caesar Rodney! The tournament will be held on either the 3rd of 4th Saturday of April (the 17th or 24th). We decided to go with April to sufficiently avoid any other DE tournament, and to hopefully avoid any overlapping of HSAPQ sets with ...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sun Jun 21, 2009 6:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl (April 17th, 2010)
Replies: 105
Views: 25026

Re: Tentative Announcement for the Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl

With all due respect to Ed, but the Westchester leagues are Chip territory. I do not think that you will have too great a conclict should you cross-schedule. (Excepting St. Joe's, of course!) We at Seton Hall Prep are always looking for a tournament! All the more reason to try and get these teams t...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sun Jun 21, 2009 6:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl (April 17th, 2010)
Replies: 105
Views: 25026

Re: Tentative Announcement for the Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl

Teams Registered (10): -Kellenberg (2 teams, 1 Moderator, 3 buzzers) -St. Joseph's (2 teams, 1 moderator, 2 buzzers) -St. Anselm's (1 team, 1 buzzer) -Delmar (2 teams) -Delcastle (2 teams, 1 moderator, 1 buzzer) -Georgetown Day School (1 team) Teams Committed to Coming (8-?): -Seton Hall (1 team, ? ...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sun Jun 21, 2009 6:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl (April 17th, 2010)
Replies: 105
Views: 25026

Re: Tentative Announcement for the Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl

I cannot speak for other New Jersey schools, but Charlie is right in suggesting that we give you specific dates to help you with your planning, so, here goes. Saint Joe's has been in two leagues in Westchester county since 1995, and our leagues have already scheduled January 31st and February 6th f...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sat Jun 20, 2009 12:07 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl (April 17th, 2010)
Replies: 105
Views: 25026

Re: Tentative Announcement for the Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl

I suppose you could buy the same set. CR seems to be specifally targeting DE schools. To be clear, one of our hopes is to try and expand good quizbowl in DE, and we would love for many DE teams to compete, but that however does not mean that we don't want other teams to compete as well. We would li...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Fri Jun 19, 2009 3:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl (April 17th, 2010)
Replies: 105
Views: 25026

Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl (April 17th, 2010)

This is the announcement for the Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl, at Caesar Rodney High School in Camden Delaware. The tournament will be held on April 17th, 2010. We would like to hold the opening meeting at 8:45am (meaning all teams should be signed in by that time), and all rounds should start at 9:00am...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Wed Jun 17, 2009 1:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2009 PACE NSC
Replies: 59
Views: 36779

Re: 2009 PACE NSC

Dunbar was really deep this year. Simply put, they had two of the top 4 (could argue top 3) teams in the state of KY this year, and will probably be pretty good next year (on a national level) with the people they have coming back from the top two teams. If Dunbar A faltered even a little bit, Dunb...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Tue Jun 16, 2009 11:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2009 PACE NSC
Replies: 59
Views: 36779

Re: 2009 PACE NSC

24th - Paul Laurence Dunbar High School's second team
32nd - Paul Laurence Dunbar High School's first team
Out of curiosity, how did this happen?
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Mon Jun 15, 2009 7:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PACE NSC: format changes, 2010 information
Replies: 287
Views: 110795

Re: PACE NSC: format changes, 2010 information

Sports teams skip finals for their playoffs all the time. Quiz bowlers should do likewise, unless they think quiz bowl is a joke. Only about 15 of the teachers were at my brothers graduation on Saturday (in a school of 2000+ students). I seriously hope that you aren't suggesting that the CR quiz bo...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Thu Jun 11, 2009 9:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Next Year
Replies: 74
Views: 9715

Re: Next Year

I honestly think mixing and matching state teams won't help all that much, except in cases almost extreme imbalance, like maybe a very good science player from TJ joining Gov. The natural advantage I think will go to teams that have a pretty good chance of remaining intact, like Hunter or State Col...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Thu Jun 11, 2009 9:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Next Year
Replies: 74
Views: 9715

Re: Next Year

Michigan also has an active quizbowl program too. Not to be somewhat biased, but Michigan is also not a bad state either. This year was sort of a weird year for Michigan, as only 33 and 1/3 percent of the teams who participated from Michigan made it to the playoffs at HSNCT, that isn't really indic...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Thu Jun 11, 2009 8:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Next Year
Replies: 74
Views: 9715

Re: Next Year

I definitely project VA to win. The combined forces of Gov and TJ will be hard to beat (let alone if the team was made only of Gov players). PA with State College, NY with Hunter (perhaps even some Kellenberg players), DC with Matt and the St. Anselm players, and Md, with the many notable players fr...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Wed Jun 10, 2009 10:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CaTO/TaCO at VCU August 9
Replies: 67
Views: 17955

Re: CaTO/TaCO at VCU August 9

May I join this suckfest? I tentatively have gluten-free cookies.
Tentatively, yes! The prospect of a CR Anselm hybrid team is pretty intriguing, not to mention fairly convenient. This is working out quite well, assuming things don't utterly fall apart...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Wed Jun 10, 2009 9:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CaTO/TaCO at VCU August 9
Replies: 67
Views: 17955

Re: CaTO/TaCO at VCU August 9

Actually Aidan, Trey and i (tentatively) are thinking of playing together for this. You may join our sucky tandem...
I need a ride... but yes! rstaraila@gmail.com, if you want to get a hold of me.
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Wed Jun 10, 2009 9:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CaTO/TaCO at VCU August 9
Replies: 67
Views: 17955

Re: CaTO/TaCO at VCU August 9

I'm very interested in playing this, and almost certainly not with CR (meaning I'm on the hunt for a team, if anyone will have me).

edit: clarification
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Wed Jun 10, 2009 6:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Next Year
Replies: 74
Views: 9715

Re: Next Year

Caesar Rodney: This bunch traveled widely this year, and won a few games against lesser teams after wild-card bids got them into both nationals. Though this year they proved to be decent-to-OK, they're not graduating anyone major and have another year to keep traveling. Trey already puts up impress...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Wed Jun 10, 2009 6:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Next Year
Replies: 74
Views: 9715

Re: Next Year

NOT NAC, fortunately. RM is rising from the ashes.
Excellent news! I'm glad to hear it. I'm looking forward to playing you guys next year.
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Tue Jun 09, 2009 8:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACE Camp
Replies: 42
Views: 6824

Re: ACE Camp

My attendance at Milligan: Now possible!
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Fri Jun 05, 2009 10:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TJIAT (10/17/09)
Replies: 140
Views: 32341

Re: TJIAT (10/17/09)

Regardless of there not being timed rounds, CR is still of course interested in this tournament, pending some date checks when the time gets closer.
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Thu May 21, 2009 10:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PACE NSC Prediction Contest - 2009 Edition
Replies: 21
Views: 2617

Re: PACE NSC Prediction Contest - 2009 Edition

I don't think they're coming to NSC.
That was quick. I thought I got the correction in fast enough too, but yea, it occurred to me right after I posted.
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Thu May 21, 2009 10:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PACE NSC Prediction Contest - 2009 Edition
Replies: 21
Views: 2617

Re: PACE NSC Prediction Contest - 2009 Edition

Predict the 16 playoff teams (two points each) Dorman A, WJ, Gov A, Hunter, State College A , CSW A, Georgetown Day, Gonzaga, Stow-Munroe, Dorman B, TJ A, DCC, Brookwood, Chaska, Rockford Auburn, Rancho Bernardo. Predict which teams will go undefeated and untied in the preliminaries (one point each...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Wed May 20, 2009 9:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pre-Nationals High School 2009 Poll
Replies: 53
Views: 9402

Re: Pre-Nationals High School 2009 Poll

It was really a ceremonial thing recognizing how much better you guys have gotten over the year- besides, once you get down to 25, it's much harder to differentiate between teams. Thanks, Isaac. However I still feel it is undeserved, we certainly appreciate the recognition. Looking forward to seein...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sun May 10, 2009 7:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: The Relative Importance of Art and Sports
Replies: 79
Views: 12227

Re: Virginia NAQT Championship May 9 (Richmond)

I think NAQT is right in including both, and would gain nothing by removing Sports or Pop Culture questions to replace them with more Fine Art. Fine, but do you also agree in NAQT having more Pop Culture (not even including sports) than Fine Arts? The general issue that people have with the distrib...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sun May 10, 2009 2:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACE Camp
Replies: 42
Views: 6824

Re: ACE Camp

I think I'll be attending Milligan.
I really wish I could, but the distance might be too much, but we will see...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sun May 10, 2009 12:15 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Discussion of NAQT's future
Replies: 11
Views: 1589

Re: Virginia NAQT Championship May 9 (Richmond)

I think it's fair to say this is not exactly par for the course. NAQT is dominant in some areas (Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Minnesota) than others.
To support this, Delaware's 3 tournaments were all NAQT, which is sad for a number of reasons...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sun May 03, 2009 9:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Maryland Spring Invitational (5/2/09)
Replies: 116
Views: 66993

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Maryland Spring Invitational (5/2/09)

The games in that room ran behind because most of them got started late as I tried to enter stats in between rounds, and was a bit slower than my normal speed owing to my lack of sleep. Acting like the 4-5 minutes extra it took ruined your tournament experience is dumb. I also seem to recall quite ...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sat May 02, 2009 8:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Maryland Spring Invitational (5/2/09)
Replies: 116
Views: 66993

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Maryland Spring Invitational (5/2/09)

I suppose it was pyramidal and not a bad tossup per se; I was just confused about whether the answer was well-known after it went dead (and was very glad that it turned out not to be a tossup on Ann Coulter). Well, I take that back. I'm glad I was not the only thinking it might be the Coulter!!! Al...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sat May 02, 2009 8:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Maryland Spring Invitational (5/2/09)
Replies: 116
Views: 66993

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Maryland Spring Invitational (5/2/09)

Chris, I think the issue that Mr. C expressed concern over was not for the sake of our team. We as a team felt the difficulty wasn't terribly unreasonable, and relished the opportunity to practice for our National competitions. However, roughly half of the teams there are not going to any such tourn...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Thu Apr 30, 2009 9:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HSAPQ National All Star Academic Tournament in 2010
Replies: 161
Views: 55850

Re: HSAPQ National All Star Academic Tournament in 2010

Ha, that's the best part, it's like CR can pretty much guarantee a player on this since, for Delaware, only us and Charter actually do anything in the state. Yay! Kinda.
Paging Mr. Tressler...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sat Apr 25, 2009 10:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New Jersey NAQT Championship take 2 (Hackensack, NJ) 4/25/09
Replies: 22
Views: 2699

Re: New Jersey NAQT Championship take 2 (Hackensack, NJ) 4/25/09

I apparently don't know New Jersey Quiz Bowl as well as I thought I did, so could someone please tell me who St. Joseph is, and also how they beat Bergen A.

edit:typo
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Thu Apr 16, 2009 8:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2009 Benjamin Cooper Award Announcement
Replies: 2
Views: 1732

Re: 2009 Benjamin Cooper Award Announcement

Congratulations, Mr. Huff and Chris, its certainly well earned and deserved.
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Wed Apr 01, 2009 4:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RAQIT I @ Robinson SS, Fairfax, VA -- cancelled
Replies: 117
Views: 24262

Re: RAQIT I @ Robinson SS, Fairfax, VA -- cancelled

Is it not possible to run it on a Sunday? I would love for a Sunday tournament, if it means that RAQIT could happen. A tournament we went to earlier this year happened on a Sunday, and i don't recall any travesties occurring, so if it is plausible for you guys, it seems plausible for quizbowlers, a...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Thu Mar 26, 2009 8:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs Again
Replies: 494
Views: 91798

Re: Bad Negs Again

That was my tossup... Where was the neg? What clue was it on? I would not look too much into, Ian. The person who got the neg was rather green, since he has only been coming to practice for a few weeks or so. Also, he buzzed in/around the first line, I think, so he did not have much to go off of, s...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sun Mar 22, 2009 10:44 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Blue Hen XI (3/21/09) Newark, Delaware
Replies: 45
Views: 5091

Re: Blue Hen XI (3/21/09) Newark, Delaware

And before I forget, thank you to all of the readers who helped out, including the coaches, Peter from Mount Pleasant, Raja from Columbia (formerly CSW) and the CR alum whose name I didn't catch.
He was Teddy Schleifer.
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sun Mar 22, 2009 10:11 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Blue Hen XI (3/21/09) Newark, Delaware
Replies: 45
Views: 5091

Re: Blue Hen XI (3/21/09) Newark, Delaware

Ok, who let CHRZ near the brackets this time?
HA, as proud as he would be to be the one responsible for this...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sat Mar 21, 2009 6:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Blue Hen XI (3/21/09) Newark, Delaware
Replies: 45
Views: 5091

Re: Blue Hen XI (3/21/09) Newark, Delaware

No time to post about it, but a great day, a couple issues about the tournament but everything was resolved and i was quite happy with outcomes. I didn't see who won but i'm assuming Charter A. HHHW A, Moravian A, and Charter B (i think) were the other teams that made the 4-team semifinals. Lots of...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Wed Mar 18, 2009 7:42 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: All videos of Quiz Bowl
Replies: 205
Views: 124991

Re: All videos of Quiz Bowl

Hrmm, the stream doesn't appear to be working for me. Anyone else having better luck?
I think they have medication for having a weak stream...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Wed Mar 18, 2009 4:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RAQIT I @ Robinson SS, Fairfax, VA -- cancelled
Replies: 117
Views: 24262

Re: RAQIT I (03/28/09) @ Robinson SS, Fairfax, VA

Isn't Blue Hen on the 21st?
Yes. Yes it is.
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Mon Mar 16, 2009 11:02 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Blue Hen XI (3/21/09) Newark, Delaware
Replies: 45
Views: 5091

Re: Blue Hen XI (3/21/09) Newark, Delaware

Our B, C, and D teams have drastically improved as well... they're not going to be the whipping boys (er, girls) that they have been in the past. They're really looking forward to this Saturday. They will certainly be better, but whether or not they drop the status of "whipping boys" is still up in...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Wed Mar 04, 2009 12:14 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs Again
Replies: 494
Views: 91798

Re: Bad Negs Again

Given: KKK
Answer: Copperheads
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sat Feb 28, 2009 10:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Blue Hen XI (3/21/09) Newark, Delaware
Replies: 45
Views: 5091

Re: Blue Hen XI (3/21/09) Newark, Delaware

Remember, little Ryan is going to be on the C Team and he's going to need elevators, etc.
I don't know if this is a really good way of informing him of the fact of this, or a completely awful way of doing so...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Tue Feb 24, 2009 12:22 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: How To Do This?
Replies: 10
Views: 1410

Re: How To Do This?

I think the biggest issue is not so much philosphical acceptance of distant middle school teams as the fact that there are at present few options besides throwing middle schoolers to the probervial lions. This is especially problematic given the sort of lions found around here. Other than that, I t...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Mon Feb 23, 2009 11:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: How To Do This?
Replies: 10
Views: 1410

Re: How To Do This?

Not that we are in the same area as you guys at GDS, Whitman, and St. Anslems, but we tried to do a similar thing at CR this year. Though we actively tried to form a middle school team, and did not table it on purpose, it ended up not coming to fruition when the teacher we were working with at the m...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sun Feb 22, 2009 9:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VCU Spring Tournament 2/21/09 Richmond VA
Replies: 46
Views: 7836

Re: VCU Spring Tournament 2/21/09 Richmond VA

I did not mean to sound like I was favoring one style over another. Everyone has their own playing style. Perhaps Tommy should be more aggressive. People must decide how to best play. Look at Daichi. He negs a bunch, and its hard to argue with his success. Chris Ray was well-known for his frequent ...
by Self-incompatibility in plants
Sun Feb 22, 2009 5:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VCU Spring Tournament 2/21/09 Richmond VA
Replies: 46
Views: 7836

Re: VCU Spring Tournament 2/21/09 Richmond VA

On the other hand, I am not afraid to be aggressive and neg... which I do do a lot. I don't know if it serves me well though. I did well enough with 47.5ppg, which is typical for me, so I don't want to change my play style any and risk doing poorly, especially since I am okay with how i currently d...