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by wd4gdz
Mon Jun 11, 2007 2:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Susan Mitchell on Jeopardy
Replies: 5
Views: 2696

Susan Mitchell on Jeopardy

Good luck to TAMU's Susan Mitchell on Jeopardy whenever she is on this week.
by wd4gdz
Sun Jun 10, 2007 3:16 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Florida State University HS Tournament (11/3/07)
Replies: 16
Views: 6671

Hmm...I wonder if Walton knew that.
by wd4gdz
Tue Jun 05, 2007 2:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Florida 2007-08
Replies: 23
Views: 8753

Florida 2007-08

There aren't too many people on these boards from Florida, but here goes nothing. Ransom Everglades is probably the best team in the state. Unfortunately, they are located way in the south, while most hs quizbowl occurs in the Panhandle region. Nevertheless, their team at HSNCT finished 6-4, and was...
by wd4gdz
Sat Jun 02, 2007 11:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Preliminary announcement: Trevor's Trivia at UTC 9/29/07
Replies: 8
Views: 3566

On the Yahoo search engine, the first result for "brindlee mountain hs" is the NAQT website.
by wd4gdz
Fri Jun 01, 2007 6:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: Maggie Walker wins 2007 HSNCT!
Replies: 138
Views: 47370

Can anyone post the text of the question? I probably read it, but I don't remember it at all. Saxo Grammaticus describes this goddess' liaison with a slave as revenge for her husband's infidelities. Her husband shares her with her brothers-in-law, Vili and Ve. Another myth shows her extracting a pr...
by wd4gdz
Mon May 21, 2007 6:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2007 NAQT HSNCT Predictions
Replies: 79
Views: 28054

Where's the love for Florida schools? I predict Pensacola and Ransom Everglades to make it to the playoffs.

Last year, no team finished 0-10, but if one does this year, I predict it will be Dixie County High School, who I've never freakin' heard of.
by wd4gdz
Mon May 21, 2007 6:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Princeton's PARFAIT III (11/17/07)
Replies: 50
Views: 23364

For what it's worth, Florida State plans to come again.
by wd4gdz
Mon May 21, 2007 6:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Panasonic teams
Replies: 119
Views: 44289

Don't worry world: not everyone in Florida thinks PAC is awesome. I think it sucks, and most others do as well. I believe that if people didn't get free tickets to Disney and free $20 meals, they would complain more about PAC. The questions suck, even the 15 pointers. Case in point: around four year...
by wd4gdz
Mon May 21, 2007 6:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Panasonic teams
Replies: 119
Views: 44289

embily718 wrote:But I am familiar with NAQT. We don't have PACE in my area, and I'm not exactly sure of what that is.
FSU was planning to host a PACE style tournament, but only 2 teams decided to sign up.
embily718 wrote: I went to NAQT Nationals this year in Minnesota for my college's Brain Bowl team.
:w-hat:?????
by wd4gdz
Sat May 19, 2007 2:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Florida State University HS Tournament (11/3/07)
Replies: 16
Views: 6671

Florida State University HS Tournament (11/3/07)

Florida State University will host its third annual high school tournament in the fall of 2007. We are considering two dates: October 13, 2007 November 10, 2007 If you have a preference for either of these two dates, or if there is a big conflict I don't know about, please let me know. Thanks, Billy...
by wd4gdz
Sat May 12, 2007 2:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: College Jeopardy
Replies: 23
Views: 9254

Good job Cliff from UCLA
by wd4gdz
Fri May 11, 2007 11:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest for Quiz Bowl
Replies: 71
Views: 32160

They were making fun a question written by yours truly.
by wd4gdz
Fri May 11, 2007 6:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: can we talk about doug robeson for a minute
Replies: 13
Views: 6415

Doug Robeson...isn't he a member of Gator Freethought?
by wd4gdz
Fri May 11, 2007 3:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest for Quiz Bowl
Replies: 71
Views: 32160

In my humble opinion, the winner (so far) is clearly the following:

"During this year, the grandson of grandfathers Josiah Wedgewood and Erasmus Darwin, Charles Darwin, published On the Origin of Species, and the antebellum song “Dixieâ€
by wd4gdz
Thu May 10, 2007 1:56 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: can we talk about doug robeson for a minute
Replies: 13
Views: 6415

She added: Recently, Doug has fallen on hard times after Kelli engaged in a study abroad program in Italy, where she has allegedly been observed fucking Italian men who drive Vespas. Depressed, Doug removed himself from the UF College Bowl program and now spends his days searching for career opportu...
by wd4gdz
Thu May 10, 2007 1:49 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: can we talk about doug robeson for a minute
Replies: 13
Views: 6415

Props to Munkel for making a nice update on Doug "but I'm applying for jobs teaching high school [so I can find new teenage girls] and if one was to google my name, this is one of the first sites [other than that link to the sex offender website] to come up" Robeson.
by wd4gdz
Tue May 08, 2007 6:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Spider-Man 3
Replies: 87
Views: 34955

Matt Keller = Spiderman
by wd4gdz
Mon May 07, 2007 6:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest for Quiz Bowl
Replies: 71
Views: 32160

bornonatrain wrote:
"The one in Florida does not contain an apostrophe"
I'm a little puzzled...is it St. Johns?
by wd4gdz
Mon May 07, 2007 10:07 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CBI Nats
Replies: 32
Views: 13739

I'm guessing a free trip to Los Angeles?
by wd4gdz
Sat May 05, 2007 7:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CBI Nats
Replies: 32
Views: 13739

Looks like Jason Mueller will have all day tomorrow to listen to marachi bands.
by wd4gdz
Fri May 04, 2007 4:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CBI Nats
Replies: 32
Views: 13739

CBI Nats

CBI sucks, and who cares who wins. However, I am interested in hearing about any chairs thrown by Jason Mueller or cans unsuccessfully crushed by Aaron Kashtan. Post here if you've got the inside scoop.
by wd4gdz
Mon Apr 30, 2007 12:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Ghetto Warz Discussion and Moon Pie Complaints
Replies: 43
Views: 41842

For Moon Pie 2005 we joined in the J'Accuse/Blast/Bergeron/etc. combined effort and passed along raw packets for you & the others in that cohort to edit. I offered to help and was told it wasn't needed. That was OK with me -- it's not like I needed more tournaments to edit. But I should have recons...
by wd4gdz
Thu Apr 19, 2007 10:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Seminole Bowl: Jeff Bowden Memorial Tournament @ FSU 3/10/07
Replies: 11
Views: 5781

Apparently these were never posted, so here ya go:
http://www.geocities.com/fsucollegebowl ... dings.html
by wd4gdz
Thu Apr 19, 2007 10:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CANCELLED: PACE Late Spring Tournament (4/21/07) @ FSU
Replies: 1
Views: 1639

Only two teams signed up, so the April 21st tournament has been cancelled. If there is any interest in it being held on May 5th, let me know. These questions will likely be top notch, so I encourage teams to sign up.

Thanks,
Billy
by wd4gdz
Mon Apr 16, 2007 12:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Favorite Quiz Bowl related movie/series/episode
Replies: 39
Views: 15576

The Day After Tomorrow!
by wd4gdz
Sun Apr 08, 2007 1:07 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Interest in literature singles alongside the Chicago Open?
Replies: 11
Views: 5481

I'll be there, ready to bring up the rear of the standings.
by wd4gdz
Sat Apr 07, 2007 2:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: NAQT Florida Championship (3-31-07) @ Florida
Replies: 3
Views: 2370

Stats?
by wd4gdz
Sat Apr 07, 2007 2:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CANCELLED: PACE Late Spring Tournament (4/21/07) @ FSU
Replies: 1
Views: 1639

CANCELLED: PACE Late Spring Tournament (4/21/07) @ FSU

High School Tournament at Florida State University Tallahassee, Florida Saturday, April 21, 2007 INTRODUCTION: Your school is invited to enter a team in the PACE Late Spring Tournament. It is to be held on the FSU campus on Saturday, April 21, 2007. Please feel free to contact me, Billy Beyer, at wf...
by wd4gdz
Mon Apr 02, 2007 2:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals Discussion
Replies: 28
Views: 11808

I think 99% of the questions were great. I only disliked two tossups:

Nernst Equation: easy first clue (also the same first sentence as Sectionals)
Pragmatic Sanction: easy first clue / transparent
by wd4gdz
Fri Mar 23, 2007 4:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals SE (2/17/07) at Tennessee (Knoxville, TN)
Replies: 11
Views: 6316

O RLY?
by wd4gdz
Wed Mar 21, 2007 5:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open; also, possible HSNCT-coincident college event
Replies: 43
Views: 17898

Three words: Taste of Chicago
June 29 – July 8, 2007
by wd4gdz
Wed Mar 21, 2007 4:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open; also, possible HSNCT-coincident college event
Replies: 43
Views: 17898

Kit Cloudkicker wrote: The tournament could either be held Saturday night, Sunday afternoon, Friday, or Monday, especially since it would be abbreviated.
The tournament sounds like a good idea, and I would vote for Saturday night.
by wd4gdz
Mon Mar 19, 2007 3:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: POLL!
Replies: 31
Views: 19530

I like the Vandy team and I think they are good, but I don't think they are 10 spots better than USF. Discuss.
by wd4gdz
Wed Mar 14, 2007 3:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Place your NCAA tournament pool links here
Replies: 35
Views: 11880

I wonder who Matt Weiner picked in the Duke vs. VCU match.
by wd4gdz
Sun Mar 11, 2007 5:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Novice Tournament Packets
Replies: 24
Views: 9546

Here is the original tossup: LITERATURE Tossup 4. This country is the setting of the stories "Debbie Go Home" and "Life for a Life." In a novel set here, Julie Summers' car breaks down and Abdu works as an auto mechanic. Also in this country lives an ecologist with thyroid cancer named Paul Bannerma...
by wd4gdz
Sun Mar 11, 2007 2:25 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Seminole Bowl: Jeff Bowden Memorial Tournament @ FSU 3/10/07
Replies: 11
Views: 5781

Overall Team Standings:
1) FMU
2) USF
3) Valencia Red

Novice Team Standings:
1) Pensacola HS
2) GT
3) UNF

Individual Standings:
1) Ahmad of USF
2) Chip of FMU
3) Sean of Valencia Red

A good time was had by all, I hope.
A big thanks goes out to all the readers.
by wd4gdz
Fri Mar 09, 2007 5:47 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Score sheets
Replies: 3
Views: 2502

Score sheets

I can't find any score sheets online. Help a brother out and link me to a good one.
by wd4gdz
Wed Mar 07, 2007 2:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Seminole Bowl: Jeff Bowden Memorial Tournament @ FSU 3/10/07
Replies: 11
Views: 5781

NOT surprisingly, 0 teams who participated in CBI Region 6 will participate in this tournament, despite talking to them in person at the event, and sending out an email afterwards.
by wd4gdz
Thu Mar 01, 2007 10:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Seminole Bowl: Jeff Bowden Memorial Tournament @ FSU 3/10/07
Replies: 11
Views: 5781

Here is a field update:

VCC (2)
FMU
UNF
GT
FSU

Still waiting on some of the usual suspects to register, including UF and USF. Registration closes on March 5th, so act quickly.
by wd4gdz
Mon Feb 26, 2007 2:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs
Replies: 826
Views: 322057

CBI

Wrong: pandas
Right: Joy Luck Club
by wd4gdz
Sun Feb 25, 2007 1:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Consolidated College Bowl results thread
Replies: 96
Views: 40760

canaanbananarama wrote:Congratulations to the three regular quiz bowl teams in that Southeast regional for wrestling that mighty python known as Valdosta State to the ground.
The mighty python didn't show up.
by wd4gdz
Sat Feb 24, 2007 10:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Consolidated College Bowl results thread
Replies: 96
Views: 40760

Region 6:

Final Results:

1) Florida
2) Georgia
3) Florida State
4) West Florida

Florida, the #4 seed after the RR, won after beating UGA twice in a row.

CBI sucks.

Edited: too slow Raj
by wd4gdz
Thu Feb 15, 2007 6:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals SE (2/17/07) at Tennessee (Knoxville, TN)
Replies: 11
Views: 6316

I made the 9 hour drive last year, and it's not that fun. You can count on us being there for Nationals, though, and USF too, I think.
by wd4gdz
Mon Feb 12, 2007 2:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT Sectionals SE at UTC 2/10/07
Replies: 25
Views: 10798

barnacles wrote:Where did this Aaron character come from?
He came from Dartmouth
by wd4gdz
Sun Feb 11, 2007 11:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT Sectionals SE at UTC 2/10/07
Replies: 25
Views: 10798

vandyhawk wrote:Aaron from UF is quite the player too
You could say that again
by wd4gdz
Thu Feb 08, 2007 6:30 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Seminole Bowl: Jeff Bowden Memorial Tournament @ FSU 3/10/07
Replies: 11
Views: 5781

Seminole Bowl: Jeff Bowden Memorial Tournament @ FSU 3/10/07

This is the general announcement for Seminole Bowl I: The Jeff Bowden Memorial Tournament, a collegiate/open academic tournament to be held at the Florida State University campus on March 10, 2007. The tournament will almost certainly start at 9:30 in the Bellamy Building and last for ten rounds or ...
by wd4gdz
Mon Feb 05, 2007 7:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Reminder: Don't discuss specific questions...
Replies: 11
Views: 5607

It's been a while since I was "employed" by NAQT, but I'm pretty sure it's like this:
Div I ICT = 7
Div II ICT = 5
Div I SCT = 5
Div 2 SCT = 3
HSNCT = 3
IS = 2
ISA = 1

I hope this isn't a big mystery that could get me in trouble with R.
by wd4gdz
Mon Feb 05, 2007 3:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Jeopardy! Teen Tournament
Replies: 23
Views: 8799

Jeopardy! Teen Tournament

Anybody on the Jeopardy! teen tournament active in quizbowl?
by wd4gdz
Thu Feb 01, 2007 6:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Sword Bowl Discussion
Replies: 36
Views: 14671

Kit Cloudkicker wrote:so who are you to try to start shit with me?
His girlfriend
by wd4gdz
Thu Feb 01, 2007 6:17 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Sword Bowl Discussion
Replies: 36
Views: 14671

The email with the questions probably says something like this:

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Eric Kwartler