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by wd4gdz
Mon Oct 15, 2007 5:08 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Nole Bowl II: Welcome to Nastrond @ FSU on 10/13/07
Replies: 4
Views: 2774

In the "finals", UF Tebow (Sean Platzer and Zach Harper) beat UF Harvin (Justin Byrd et al) 375-145 to win Nole Bowl II. Congrats to David Flowers, Steven Hanley, Travis Vitello, Justin Byrd, and Sean Platzer for finishing in the Top 5 in Individual Stats. Go to our webpage for stats: http://www.geo...
by wd4gdz
Mon Oct 08, 2007 3:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Florida State University HS Tournament 11/3/07
Replies: 2
Views: 1436

ANNOUNCEMENT: Florida State University HS Tournament 11/3/07

FSU High School Tournament at Maclay School Tallahassee, Florida Saturday, November 3rd, 2007 INTRODUCTION: Your school is invited to enter a team or two in the Florida State High School Tournament, to be held on at Maclay School in Tallahassee, Florida, on Saturday, November 3rd, 2007. Please feel ...
by wd4gdz
Mon Oct 08, 2007 3:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: UPDATE: UF Fall HS Tournament 12/7-12/8 2007
Replies: 12
Views: 4468

$110??!!
by wd4gdz
Mon Oct 08, 2007 12:44 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT Discussion
Replies: 92
Views: 28489

Could someone please send me the questions?

Thanks,
Billy
fsucollegebowl at yahoo dot com

EDIT: I don't know my own email address
EDIT2: Thanks Dennis for sending the questions.
by wd4gdz
Wed Oct 03, 2007 12:47 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Fall Tournament 2 at Brown (9/29/2007)
Replies: 32
Views: 19497

Props to Princeton A and their player names.
by wd4gdz
Tue Oct 02, 2007 5:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Florida State University HS Tournament (11/3/07)
Replies: 16
Views: 6671

Due to the cost of utilities (I'm not kidding) we can't hold the tournament at FSU. Therefore, we have moved the tournament to nearby Maclay, which is an awesome private school with great facilities. However, this means the tournament date has been changed (sorry!) to November 3rd. We hope teams tha...
by wd4gdz
Sun Sep 30, 2007 1:18 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Fall Tournament 2 at Brown (9/29/2007)
Replies: 32
Views: 19497

I heard Jason Keller played this NOVICE tournament, confirm/deny? If it was like last year's tournament, most answers were well-known, but the tournament had challenging leadins and great pyramidality. Who wouldn't want to play in a tournament like that? It's comparable to ACF Fall, which Yaphe pla...
by wd4gdz
Fri Sep 28, 2007 3:04 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Nole Bowl II: Welcome to Nastrond @ FSU on 10/13/07
Replies: 4
Views: 2774

Thanks to the advice of Chris Borglum and others, I have managed to reserve some rooms and this tournament is definitely going on.

Field update:
Valencia (2) w/ candles
South Georgia (2) w/ Coleman lanterns
FSU (1 or 2) w/ abacus
UGA (1) w/ scribes
UF (3?) w/ tasers
by wd4gdz
Wed Sep 26, 2007 1:43 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Papa on Jeopardy
Replies: 1
Views: 1211

Papa on Jeopardy

by wd4gdz
Tue Sep 18, 2007 12:22 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: How much does your college NOT support quizbowl
Replies: 12
Views: 4657

How much does your college NOT support quizbowl

I tried reserving rooms for the upcoming tournaments FSU was hosting and got this email in reply.

"Unfortunately your request for rooms for the College Bowl at FSU is regretfully declined due to utilities savings"
by wd4gdz
Sun Sep 09, 2007 10:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Nole Bowl II: Welcome to Nastrond @ FSU on 10/13/07
Replies: 4
Views: 2774

I'll edit this post occasionally to keep track of registered teams.

Valencia (2)
South Georgia (2)
FSU (1 or 2)

More to come, I hope
by wd4gdz
Sun Sep 09, 2007 3:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Nole Bowl II: Welcome to Nastrond @ FSU on 10/13/07
Replies: 4
Views: 2774

Nole Bowl II: Welcome to Nastrond @ FSU on 10/13/07

Florida State University is hosting "Nole Bowl II: Welcome to Nastrond" on Sat., October 13, 2007. At the moment, the tournament is capped at 16 teams, so register early. This tournament is open to anyone, although we are using a modified CUT-style, which is defined below. ***MODIFIED CUT-STYLE RULE...
by wd4gdz
Mon Sep 03, 2007 12:21 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Full Announcement: ACF Fall 2007
Replies: 30
Views: 23762

I'd like to applaud Jay for his almost instantaneous feedback.
by wd4gdz
Wed Aug 29, 2007 1:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: William R. King Memorial Tournament (8/25/07) (Results)
Replies: 48
Views: 18906

geekjohnson wrote: It was a long day for the teams, as well as our staff, as we were up for nearly 24 hours straight.
Why?
by wd4gdz
Mon Aug 27, 2007 10:20 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Some Semblance of Preseason Discussion
Replies: 38
Views: 13867

Is there any reason to think Chicago won't repeat as champs?
Maryland should move up a couple notches.
I hope to get FSU into top-10 territory.
by wd4gdz
Mon Aug 27, 2007 6:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Full Announcement: ACF Fall 2007
Replies: 30
Views: 23762

Ready to announce the hosts, or at least some of them?
by wd4gdz
Sun Aug 26, 2007 9:18 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO Critique
Replies: 49
Views: 18177

Bad on so many levels.

"Your search - "hydroyl acid" - did not match any documents. "
by wd4gdz
Tue Aug 21, 2007 10:40 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Question about the RMP distribution
Replies: 19
Views: 7051

wd4gdz wrote:Isn't all religion just a myth?
This was meant as a joke from a heathen.
by wd4gdz
Tue Aug 21, 2007 10:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Question about the RMP distribution
Replies: 19
Views: 7051

I'm writing my religion question for ACF Fall on Scientology.
by wd4gdz
Tue Aug 21, 2007 6:40 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Favorite Tournaments of Past Year
Replies: 7
Views: 3231

ToStrikeInfinitely wrote:Best packet, hands-down, is the unedited Lafer/Luo/Vinokurov/Westbrook submission to CO.
Why?
by wd4gdz
Tue Aug 21, 2007 6:39 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Question about the RMP distribution
Replies: 19
Views: 7051

Isn't all religion just a myth?
by wd4gdz
Sun Aug 19, 2007 2:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Favorite Tournaments of Past Year
Replies: 7
Views: 3231

Steroid McBlooddoper wrote:Maybe even throw in "best packet" (although that would probably require nominations).
Why bother with nominations...let's just give the award to Ray's India packet.
by wd4gdz
Sun Aug 19, 2007 4:45 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Player movement thread 2007
Replies: 2
Views: 1968

Player movement thread 2007

Anything worth mentioning to those of us not in the know?
by wd4gdz
Sun Aug 19, 2007 4:43 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Favorite Tournaments of Past Year
Replies: 7
Views: 3231

Favorite Tournaments of Past Year

I'm bored, so here's a list of my favorite tournaments since September 1st, 2006. What are yours? My aren't ranked, but feel free to ranks yours.

CO
CO Lit
ACF Nats
EFT
Penn Bowl
MLK

Honorable Mentions:
Jerry's singles (typo fixed)
ACF Regs
PARFAIT II
by wd4gdz
Mon Aug 06, 2007 10:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Lit Singles Discussion
Replies: 11
Views: 4901

What was the distribution used in the packets?
by wd4gdz
Wed Jul 25, 2007 12:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Results: ACF Nationals 2008 - Chicago Wins!
Replies: 103
Views: 42947

If we turned down CBI, and sent in a packet really early, would you pay us $49 to play? Please? On a more serious note, the date is kinda bad for the reasons state above, but I really appreciate Maryland hosting and the early notification. I think most teams should be able to work stuff out, given t...
by wd4gdz
Sun Jul 22, 2007 5:08 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: UF High School Fall/Delta Burke Mirror, 11/30 & 12/1
Replies: 6
Views: 2665

Should teams expect 2/2 per round concerning Gator sports?
by wd4gdz
Thu Jul 19, 2007 10:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ideal HS Packet Distribution
Replies: 46
Views: 15829

Ideal HS Packet Distribution

Post what you think the ideal HS packet distribution is. Here's what I have used for the FSU tournament, but I think I could make some changes.

Lit 4
History 4
Science 4
Fine Arts 2
Religion & Myth 2
Social Science and Philosophy 1
Geography 1
Pop Culture 1
Current Events .5
General Knowledge .5
by wd4gdz
Thu Jul 19, 2007 10:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Reviving some HSNCT discussion
Replies: 87
Views: 27579

I'm interested in hearing what people consider the ideal high school packet distribution, so I made a topic in the theory section. Go and post.
by wd4gdz
Wed Jul 18, 2007 6:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Seminole Bowl II @ FSU - October 13
Replies: 0
Views: 1564

Seminole Bowl II @ FSU - October 13

FSU is hosting Seminole Bowl II on October 13th. The tournament is using NAQT Set IS-68, and will be played CUT-style. More details will come later.
by wd4gdz
Thu Jul 12, 2007 1:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Vinokourov crashes
Replies: 13
Views: 3361

Vinokourov crashes

I saw that headline on ESPN...I can now name one person in this year's Tour de France.
by wd4gdz
Thu Jul 12, 2007 1:43 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PACE Bootcamp on July 14-15 (Gonzaga HS DC)
Replies: 19
Views: 11091

I'd be interesting in reading some sort of recap that includes the main points made by the presenters.
by wd4gdz
Sat Jul 07, 2007 1:48 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Florida State University HS Tournament (11/3/07)
Replies: 16
Views: 6671

I chose the Nov. 10th date, so nobody else use that date! I hope to get some Georgia teams to come, so spread the word. It's generally a good tournament with excellent questions. If you want to see some past packets, let me know.

More details about the tournament to come forth in a couple months.
by wd4gdz
Mon Jul 02, 2007 9:11 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Florida State University HS Tournament (11/3/07)
Replies: 16
Views: 6671

It's tentatively scheduled for the same weekend since both tournaments are using the same set of questions.
by wd4gdz
Mon Jul 02, 2007 1:40 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Sun n Fun Discussion
Replies: 65
Views: 22596

The events of this work are set one month after the death of Sue's husband, who was tragically killed in a freak boating accident. During a heated argument in the living room, Sue's son, John, likens the title character to a Catholic priest, accusing him of both pedophilia and murder. That argument ...
by wd4gdz
Sun Jul 01, 2007 11:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Sun n Fun Discussion
Replies: 65
Views: 22596

What exactly are these supposed great clues for acetylcholine that were left out? In my opinion, Ziegler-Natta was not the hard part of the bonus. It was the middle part. Generally, middle parts of bonuses make good tossups, when applicable, like right here. I brought up Plum Island because I though...
by wd4gdz
Sun Jul 01, 2007 10:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Sun n Fun Discussion
Replies: 65
Views: 22596

6. It must be administered intra-ocularly to induce mydriasis because otherwise a corneal esterase metabolizes it before it can diffuse into the eye. The enzyme that usually breaks down this compound can be irreversibly inactivated by organophosphates or carbamates, but myasthenia gravis can be trea...
by wd4gdz
Sun Jul 01, 2007 10:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Sun n Fun Discussion
Replies: 65
Views: 22596

Most of the ones you listed sucked, but here are ones I disagree with: Ziegler-Natta is completely gettable. In a 2006 ACF Fall packet by Sorice, it was in a bonus along with polymerization and copolymers. Gamelan? piece of cake Plum Island = stupid tossup, but filled with stupid clues you could get...
by wd4gdz
Sun Jul 01, 2007 8:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Sun n Fun Discussion
Replies: 65
Views: 22596

We played ten rounds. I did the math, and seven out of the ten rounds had an average of 15-17 tossups answer per round, which I think is reasonable. Furthermore, the rounds written by UF and FSU were not played, although I'm fairly certain that those rounds would have been in the 15-17 range as well.
by wd4gdz
Sun Jul 01, 2007 6:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Sun n Fun Discussion
Replies: 65
Views: 22596

Sun n Fun Discussion

In my opinion, most of the packets were good enough. However, there was 1-2 that kinda sucked. I'm hesitant to blame Ahmad for anything, since I was told only two packets were received before Monday. Yikes.
by wd4gdz
Sun Jul 01, 2007 1:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Florida State University HS Tournament (11/3/07)
Replies: 16
Views: 6671

embily718 wrote:October 13 would be better for the OW team because there are some high school students on the Brain Bowl team, and I'm pretty sure the Valencia tournament is always that second weekend in November.
The 2007 Valencia Delta Burke tournament is Nov. 30 - Dec. 1
by wd4gdz
Thu Jun 28, 2007 12:02 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT HS NCT open mirror at UTC Sat. 6/23/07
Replies: 14
Views: 6109

Jim Cook, more details:
2006 HSNCT: 12.39.2 = 46.67 ppg
2006 UTC Sword Bowl DivII: 29.9 = 22.27 ppg

So, he does a lot better on questions that are posted online.
Also HSNCT questions >>> Sword Bowl questions in terms of difficulty.
by wd4gdz
Wed Jun 27, 2007 11:57 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT HS NCT open mirror at UTC Sat. 6/23/07
Replies: 14
Views: 6109

Jim Cook: 2005 NAQT Sectionals 2.12.5 = 13.89ppg 2006 NAQT ICT 1.23.7 = 16.15ppg 2007 NAQT HSNCT 32.44.4 = 75ppg Hmm....anyone else care to comment? Has this person been subscribing to the studying methods of Ryan Westbrook, or is there some foul play? high school questions are easier than college ...
by wd4gdz
Wed Jun 27, 2007 11:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT HS NCT open mirror at UTC Sat. 6/23/07
Replies: 14
Views: 6109

Jim Cook:
2005 NAQT Sectionals 2.12.5 = 13.89ppg
2006 NAQT ICT 1.23.7 = 16.15ppg
2007 NAQT HSNCT 32.44.4 = 75ppg

Hmm....anyone else care to comment? Has this person been subscribing to the studying methods of Ryan Westbrook, or is there some foul play?
by wd4gdz
Wed Jun 27, 2007 12:11 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Panasonic Results
Replies: 149
Views: 49278

I heard some stuff went on between Dees and Emily in the hot tub.
by wd4gdz
Tue Jun 26, 2007 3:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Panasonic Results
Replies: 149
Views: 49278

For the sake of hardeecoach and the rest of us from CAC... Go Team Florida! I didn't see any D2 or D3 matches, but your kids from Polk were sick in the finals at CAC. They must have gotten 8 or 9 out of the last ten 15-pt round questions. Emily (who's on this listserv) is a great player too - in Fl...
by wd4gdz
Wed Jun 20, 2007 8:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: What will NAQT do for their nationals in 2008?
Replies: 100
Views: 33313

Who, exactly, is harmed by having bad teams in the tournament? The Swiss pairing separates them from the competitive field pretty quickly. Your time's better spent worrying about your own team learning things. Currently: every single team, since they have 4 bye rounds Future: the demand will likely...
by wd4gdz
Wed Jun 20, 2007 12:11 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: What will NAQT do for their nationals in 2008?
Replies: 100
Views: 33313

Perhaps NAQT could make it harder to qualify? If a team averages 36PP20H at HSNCT, then perhaps they shouldn't be at nationals?
by wd4gdz
Mon Jun 18, 2007 2:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: College Bowl teams in the South
Replies: 16
Views: 6675

Just out of curiosity: are teams that don't have cars unable to rent a car? I understand that some rental agencies charge a lot to rent to college-aged students, but at FSU, I'm able to go to through the Union to get a good rate.
by wd4gdz
Wed Jun 13, 2007 2:11 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Non-Stanford Archives Question Sets
Replies: 17
Views: 6798

I'm probably totally wrong, but I think you might have to track down Subash in India for that set.

Oh, and I would love ACF Nats 2006, if possible, assuming that's okay with Yaphe and TPTB. wfb04 at fsu dot edu

Thanks