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by wd4gdz
Mon Feb 11, 2008 4:17 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Private Sectionals Discussion Forum Signup and Access
Replies: 94
Views: 13632

username: billybeyer
by wd4gdz
Sun Feb 10, 2008 9:37 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT South SCT @ UA (02-09-08) Full Announcement REG Closed
Replies: 46
Views: 9997

jhn31 wrote:I think that the match definitely should have been played on a new packet, and if at some point a new packet couldn't be found, that FSU should have forfeited the match.
LOLZ
by wd4gdz
Sun Feb 10, 2008 4:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT South SCT @ UA (02-09-08) Full Announcement REG Closed
Replies: 46
Views: 9997

Nobody told anyone they couldn't watch their school's other team(s) during their bye rounds.
by wd4gdz
Fri Feb 08, 2008 4:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Rickards Spring QB Tournament (2/16/08) Tallahassee, FL
Replies: 1
Views: 597

Not that you should be surprised, but this tournament was canceled due to "conflicting schedules."
by wd4gdz
Tue Feb 05, 2008 12:47 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT South SCT @ UA (02-09-08) Full Announcement REG Closed
Replies: 46
Views: 9997

vandyhawk wrote:I'm kind of curious what "open" means for one of the Florida teams.
I would guess he just meant it was "normal" and not an Undergraduate team.
by wd4gdz
Mon Feb 04, 2008 4:44 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Results: Cardinal Classic XVII (2/2/08)
Replies: 12
Views: 9527

Let's all pray to baby Jesus that Charles Meigs gets home to Maryland before next weekend's SCT. On Sunday, he was in Las Vegas waiting for his flight home. However, the flight was canceled for security reasons due to his rantings about Mukherjudaism. The next part of his epic quest includes a redey...
by wd4gdz
Tue Jan 29, 2008 3:03 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Results: Cardinal Classic XVII (2/2/08)
Replies: 12
Views: 9527

Edit: I got a team, now I need a place to sleep. Help a brother out.
by wd4gdz
Mon Jan 28, 2008 5:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2008 Penn Bowl Discussion
Replies: 23
Views: 4491

Also, there were some bonuses that were very easy. I'd put forth my bonus on integration as one that was made very easy; I had Riemann (easy) / Stieltjes (hard) / Lebesgue (medium) as my three answers, but this got turned into integration (easy) / Riemann (medium) / Lebesgue (hard). Perhaps the way...
by wd4gdz
Sat Jan 26, 2008 8:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Nole Bowl III: Terror and Decorum
Replies: 13
Views: 3948

Congrats to the USF Grothe (Ahmad Ragab et al) for winning Nole Bowl III: Terror and Decorum, a mirror of Penn Bowl. For stats, check out: http://www.geocities.com/fsucollegebowl/Penn-Bowl/PennBowl_standings.html P.S. For those of you who are curious, we played 7 prelim rounds. Afterwards, we took t...
by wd4gdz
Sun Jan 20, 2008 3:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TIT/MLK Mirror @ UGA 1/19/08 (Athens, GA) RESULTS
Replies: 14
Views: 4454

I thought UGA ran a really good tournament. There was only a couple of minutes between rounds and most of the readers were top notch even though some of the tossups were on the long side. The books were pretty good as well. The pre-tournament planning must have also been good since some of the teams...
by wd4gdz
Sun Jan 20, 2008 2:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TIT/MLK Discussion
Replies: 50
Views: 9770

This isn't going to be very detailed, but it will at least get the ball rolling... For the most part, I thought the tournament was pretty good. The difficulty was as advertised although I thought some of the tossups seemed pretty long (particularly some in the Minnesota packet, or maybe we just had ...
by wd4gdz
Fri Jan 18, 2008 12:39 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Nole Bowl III: Terror and Decorum
Replies: 13
Views: 3948

Field update:

Chipola CC
Valencia CC 2
USF 2
Rickards HS
House

we got an extra two rooms (for a total of 5) so there's still space available
by wd4gdz
Fri Jan 18, 2008 2:47 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Results: ACF Nationals 2008 - Chicago Wins!
Replies: 103
Views: 42485

Darn, no Sox games in Boston that weekend
by wd4gdz
Wed Jan 16, 2008 1:50 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Great Moments in Jeopardy! History
Replies: 5
Views: 1461

The greatest moment in Jeopardy history will be when UGA's own Nick Rolader breaks Ken Jennings streak of 74 consecutive games won.
by wd4gdz
Fri Jan 11, 2008 4:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Results: ACF Nationals 2008 - Chicago Wins!
Replies: 103
Views: 42485

Is the date of May 3rd being considered at all?
by wd4gdz
Thu Jan 03, 2008 10:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT South SCT @ UA (02-09-08) Full Announcement REG Closed
Replies: 46
Views: 9997

As long as Bama doesn't try to have 5 house teams, I'll be happy whatever day it's on.
by wd4gdz
Thu Jan 03, 2008 8:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Honda Challenge
Replies: 12
Views: 3522

cvdwightw wrote:...in addition to their prize for winning...
what's the prize for winning?
by wd4gdz
Sat Dec 22, 2007 5:21 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Every Rose Has Its Thorns
Replies: 5
Views: 1548

...based on the true story of Callie Fogler
by wd4gdz
Sat Dec 22, 2007 3:45 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Nole Bowl III: Terror and Decorum
Replies: 13
Views: 3948

Registration will begin at 8am. There will be a team meeting at 830am, and the first round will begin at 9am. The registration fee for the tournament is $100 per team. A $5 discount will be given for each working buzzer. I'm hoping to have around a 10-team field, so that we can do a round robin and ...
by wd4gdz
Fri Dec 14, 2007 3:17 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Create yourself, your team, and your tourneys on the QBwiki
Replies: 9
Views: 3333

"2006 Chicago Open Pizza Hut Incident"

get to work people

p.s. wasn't it dominoes though?
by wd4gdz
Thu Dec 13, 2007 3:19 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: PARFAIT "discussion"
Replies: 34
Views: 13314

In addition to the aforementioned reasons, this tournament was not up to par with previous PARFAITs merely for not including any Seinfeld questions (to my knowledge).
by wd4gdz
Tue Dec 11, 2007 2:51 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Florida 2007-08
Replies: 23
Views: 8667

I look forward to seeing a Rickards v. Pensacola match with both teams at full strength. Florida High is pretty good as well, but it's hard to be great with just, essentially, one player.
by wd4gdz
Sun Dec 09, 2007 5:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: PARFAIT "discussion"
Replies: 34
Views: 13314

I have no idea, but what do you mean by disappeared? As in, they haven't been to any tournaments this semester, or as in, they disappeared after round 3 or something?
by wd4gdz
Sun Dec 09, 2007 1:03 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: UPDATE: UF Fall HS Tournament 12/7-12/8 2007
Replies: 12
Views: 4422

Since it's not like UF will ever update this, I figured I'd let the world know Rickards won.

They're pretty good...at our FSU tournament, they were without their best player and still managed a 5-2 prelim record.

Congrats
by wd4gdz
Thu Dec 06, 2007 8:37 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TTGT 11 Discussion
Replies: 87
Views: 23544

17. Answer the following about a genre of colonial literature, FTPE: [10] Cotton Mather’s Good Fetch’d Out of Evil and Humiliations Followed With Deliverances are examples of this genre, in which a lone figure, usually a woman, is abducted from colonial society into a life of bondage among Nati...
by wd4gdz
Fri Nov 30, 2007 6:21 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TIT/MLK Mirror @ UGA 1/19/08 (Athens, GA) RESULTS
Replies: 14
Views: 4454

I thought UF might have been mirroring this as well, although I'm not certain, and they certainly haven't announced as such.
by wd4gdz
Wed Nov 14, 2007 5:17 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement - The Experiment: Return to Lord Weary's Castle
Replies: 32
Views: 16437

We read the first packet at practice tonight and I really enjoyed it. Well done Ryan
by wd4gdz
Wed Nov 14, 2007 4:34 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Princeton's PARFAIT III (11/17/07)
Replies: 50
Views: 23288

Just out of curiosity, is Jerry playing for Brown and will Maryland A feature the terrible trio of Magin/Meigs/and that Chris Ray chap?
by wd4gdz
Tue Nov 13, 2007 12:28 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement - The Experiment: Return to Lord Weary's Castle
Replies: 32
Views: 16437

Ryan Westbrook wrote:I can also send people the set or it can be posted somewhere, whatever, it may take me a little while to respond though.
Could you send it to fsucollegebowl at yahoo dot com please?
by wd4gdz
Mon Nov 12, 2007 6:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Talk about lit singles
Replies: 13
Views: 3822

Is this set going to be made available to the public?
by wd4gdz
Mon Nov 12, 2007 5:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Titanomachy thanks & discussion
Replies: 19
Views: 5214

Is this set going to be made available to the public?
by wd4gdz
Thu Nov 08, 2007 11:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall SE at Shorter: results, stats, gratitude
Replies: 49
Views: 16499

I don't think most people really care too much about individual standings or the prizes. Case in point: if anyone wants the awesome TI-83 Graphing Calculation Manual that I was awarded, please let me know.
by wd4gdz
Thu Nov 08, 2007 3:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall SE at Shorter: results, stats, gratitude
Replies: 49
Views: 16499

Paul is pretty good too!
by wd4gdz
Wed Nov 07, 2007 5:40 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall SE at Shorter: results, stats, gratitude
Replies: 49
Views: 16499

We're probably the best undergraduate tandem that no one knows a damn thing about. If no one knows a damn thing about all these undergraduate duos, then how can you possibly compare yourself to them? qft. And see you at nationals. ...or the MLK mirror that UF will (hopefully) have, or FSU's Penn Bo...
by wd4gdz
Wed Nov 07, 2007 11:36 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall SE at Shorter: results, stats, gratitude
Replies: 49
Views: 16499

DarkMatter wrote:I'm almost positive that we would have made the top 3 quite easily if the tournament were held on the Saturday instead of Sunday
Whatever the opposite of QFT is
by wd4gdz
Tue Nov 06, 2007 1:42 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall SE at Shorter: results, stats, gratitude
Replies: 49
Views: 16499

[quote="Matt "Baby Seal Clubber" Keller"]I think it seems like a good idea to have them all play together, but on the other hand, not if it means that you'll also be fielding a juggernaut of experienced people that is crushing people by 500 points.[/quote] You beat the second place team by only 420 ...
by wd4gdz
Wed Oct 31, 2007 2:46 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Nole Bowl III: Terror and Decorum
Replies: 13
Views: 3948

It's my bad for semi-starting it, but this thread needs less UTC bashing and more teams signing up and/or expressing interest.
by wd4gdz
Mon Oct 29, 2007 4:13 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Nole Bowl III: Terror and Decorum
Replies: 13
Views: 3948

I can think of three reasons off the top of my head, but there are probably more: 1) Some teams in Florida don't like driving 7+ hours to go to tournament. In this case, the drive is only 2-4 hours, and teams won't be getting home at the unsafe hour of 4AM. 2) Not everyone likes the questions at Swo...
by wd4gdz
Mon Oct 29, 2007 3:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Nole Bowl III: Terror and Decorum
Replies: 13
Views: 3948

ANNOUNCEMENT: Nole Bowl III: Terror and Decorum

This is the announcement for Nole Bowl III: Terror and Decorum. It is a mirror of Penn Bowl. It will be held on Janurary 26, 2008 at Florida State University. All packet guidelines can be found at http://www.hsquizbowl.org/pennbowl2008.html though I will summarize pertinent info below. The editing t...
by wd4gdz
Fri Oct 26, 2007 4:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT Stats
Replies: 9
Views: 3483

I don't have anything meaningful to contribute, but I'll just say props to the 40% who knew "Four Sea Interludes."
by wd4gdz
Thu Oct 25, 2007 10:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Titanomachy (10/27/2007) @ UA
Replies: 15
Views: 9354

If they don't respond, I would guess Alston Hall, Room 30...that's where "Ragnarok" was, at least.
by wd4gdz
Thu Oct 25, 2007 12:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Florida State University HS Tournament 11/3/07
Replies: 2
Views: 1427

Field Update:

Wakulla 1
Eastside 2
Hardee 3
Florida High 1
Rocky Bayou 2
Suwannee 1
Lincoln 2
Leon 2
Rickards 3
Chiles 2
Monteverde 1
Robert F. Munroe 1
Pensacola 2
Maclay 1

We have 24 teams, so the field is now capped.
by wd4gdz
Tue Oct 23, 2007 11:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall SE at Shorter: results, stats, gratitude
Replies: 49
Views: 16499

You can definitely put FSU down for 2 teams. A lot of people are interested in going to Rome. I'm not planning to tell them it's not in Italy.
by wd4gdz
Tue Oct 23, 2007 1:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Florida State University HS Tournament 11/3/07
Replies: 2
Views: 1427

Field Update:

Wakulla 1
Eastside 2
Hardee 3
Florida High 1
Rocky Bayou 1-2
Suwannee 1
Lincoln 2
Leon 2
Rickards 2-3
Chiles 2
Monteverde 1
by wd4gdz
Tue Oct 23, 2007 1:20 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: COTKU discussion
Replies: 14
Views: 5154

Why didn't Florida State go, Billy? I hope y'all didn't stay home to watch that "football" game between your college and that private school from downstate. Save up money to go to Princeton's PARFIT tournament, where there will be better teams, questions, competition, venue, etc, etc, etc., and mos...
by wd4gdz
Tue Oct 23, 2007 12:41 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Worst Match Ever
Replies: 45
Views: 11805

In one particular round, we were playing Plant City D, consisting of what I assume were very green freshmen. We played nice to them, since they were buzzer shy. We pretended to get alot of things wrong intentionally. Who painted the mona lisa? uhh... leonardo crazinsky? I think thats what his name ...
by wd4gdz
Mon Oct 22, 2007 3:36 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Powers in Quizbowl
Replies: 5
Views: 2485

Powers in Quizbowl

I tried to make a poll, and hopefully there are enough answers. However, if your feelings can't be found in a poll choice, please elaborate.
by wd4gdz
Mon Oct 22, 2007 3:34 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: COTKU discussion
Replies: 14
Views: 5154

COTKU discussion

Go ahead, why not?
by wd4gdz
Mon Oct 22, 2007 3:26 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Brandeis Mirror of Deep Bench, 10/20
Replies: 38
Views: 12533

Well, it appears some are Supreme Court justices...anyone else known the other connection?
by wd4gdz
Sun Oct 21, 2007 10:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: How do YOU fundraise?
Replies: 30
Views: 8061

Make a studs of quizbowl calendar. Months with 31 days feature Charles Dees, the rest, Chris Ray.