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by wd4gdz
Sun Jun 09, 2013 11:17 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open - July 6th, 2013
Replies: 34
Views: 13159

Re: Missouri Open - July 6th, 2013

Make sure your seatbelt is fastened wrote: Roughly 30% of the tournament has been written thus far, and it is on pace to be completed by late May. The tournament will feature thirteen 20/20 powermarked packets.
Is the set finished?
by wd4gdz
Wed May 29, 2013 10:50 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open 2013 (7/20-21/13)
Replies: 147
Views: 58008

Re: Chicago Open 2013 (7/20-21/13)

Matt B, could you please update the packets received post when you get a chance? Thanks!
by wd4gdz
Thu Apr 04, 2013 7:23 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Terrapin at Alabama (4/6/13)
Replies: 9
Views: 2462

Re: Terrapin at Alabama (4/6/13)

I don't think I'll be coming to this. Sorry :(
by wd4gdz
Tue Mar 26, 2013 7:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Terrapin at Alabama (4/6/13)
Replies: 9
Views: 2462

Re: Terrapin at Alabama (4/6/13)

I'll probably come.
by wd4gdz
Fri Mar 22, 2013 2:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Closed discussion
Replies: 50
Views: 10617

Re: VCU Closed discussion

Matt Weiner wrote:People are free to move the questions around if they want, but I will be posting a version without all of the embarrassing mechanical errors in about a week on the TDB.
Has this set been posted online yet? If so, could you please provide a link. Thanks!
by wd4gdz
Sun Nov 11, 2012 11:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Delta Burke 2012 Available - Already Written, Well-Received
Replies: 0
Views: 949

Delta Burke 2012 Available - Already Written, Well-Received

We decided to just release the set instead. But you could always mirror the 2013 iteration!
by wd4gdz
Thu Oct 18, 2012 7:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Interest in southern Minnesota Open mirror?
Replies: 7
Views: 2111

Re: Interest in southern Minnesota Open mirror?

I would almost certainly be there.
by wd4gdz
Fri Oct 12, 2012 2:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: QUARK at Alabama (10/13)
Replies: 33
Views: 9571

Re: QUARK at Alabama (10/13)

Will this tournament have at least 3 buzzers?
by wd4gdz
Mon Oct 08, 2012 11:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: QUARK at Alabama (10/13)
Replies: 33
Views: 9571

Re: QUARK at Alabama (10/13)

I'm able and willing to attend, but the field size doesn't look promising.
by wd4gdz
Fri Sep 14, 2012 7:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: QUARK at Alabama (10/13)
Replies: 33
Views: 9571

Re: QUARK at Alabama (10/13)

I am expressing interest in attending.
by wd4gdz
Wed Aug 22, 2012 11:50 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANFORTAS - Myth Tournament
Replies: 33
Views: 9540

Re: ANFORTAS - Myth Tournament

Hey Ike,

I was wondering if it would be okay to have an informal mirror of your myth tournament this weekend at the Valencia mirror of KABO. If so, could you please send me the packets? Thanks!
by wd4gdz
Wed Aug 01, 2012 6:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: STOP PLAGIARIZING QUESTIONS
Replies: 9
Views: 2562

Re: STOP PLAGIARIZING QUESTIONS

This happens a lot more than most people think, as far as I know. I emailed the DCC coach ([email protected]) awhile back about this instance of plagiarism, but he never responded.
by wd4gdz
Fri Feb 17, 2012 3:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Mirror (Athens GA) March 10, 2012
Replies: 55
Views: 12765

Re: Penn Bowl Mirror (Athens GA) March 10, 2012

I don't think Mark Morris is on our team??? Borglum might join us though, if his wife lets him.
by wd4gdz
Mon Feb 13, 2012 7:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Dahlonega's Resolution of the Cuban Missile Crisis CANCELED
Replies: 14
Views: 3252

Re: Dahlonega's Resolution of the Cuban Missile Crisis (3/10)

This is a great idea, but the date is the same as the Penn Bowl mirror in Athens, GA.
by wd4gdz
Mon Oct 17, 2011 4:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 22nd Annual Walton Academic Challenge: October 8, 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 4119

Re: 22nd Annual Walton Academic Challenge: October 8, 2011

Any chance this "great set of questions" will be posted online?
by wd4gdz
Sat Oct 15, 2011 6:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MAGNI Mirror at Valencia College (10/15/2011)
Replies: 10
Views: 4363

Re: MAGNI Mirror at Valencia College (10/15/2011)

Stats for the initial round robin: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/64/stats/initial_round_rodin/ UF (8-1) had a one game advantage over Chipola A and UCF (both 7-2). Chipola A (Paul et al) defeated UCF (Mickey et al) 355-40 for the chance to play UF in the finals. Chipola A then defeated UF...
by wd4gdz
Fri Oct 14, 2011 1:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MAGNI Mirror at Valencia College (10/15/2011)
Replies: 10
Views: 4363

Re: MAGNI Mirror at Valencia College (10/15/2011)

This email with a final update was just sent out to all teams and staff.

http://pastie.org/2696080
by wd4gdz
Thu Oct 13, 2011 12:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MAGNI Mirror at Valencia College (10/15/2011)
Replies: 10
Views: 4363

Re: MAGNI Mirror at Valencia College (10/15/2011)

If anyone has a suggestion and/or preference for a ten-team schedule, please let me know.
by wd4gdz
Wed Oct 05, 2011 10:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MAGNI Mirror at Valencia College (10/15/2011)
Replies: 10
Views: 4363

Re: MAGNI Mirror at Valencia College (10/15/2011)

There's a slightly updated field above. Based on the number of moderators and buzzers, I'm going to tentatively cap the field at 16 teams. That means there are only a couple more spots left.
by wd4gdz
Sun Oct 02, 2011 6:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MAGNI Mirror at Valencia College (10/15/2011)
Replies: 10
Views: 4363

Re: MAGNI Mirror at Valencia College (10/15/2011)

Field:
Chipola x 2
FSU x 1
NFCC x 1
Ohio State [aka Travis Vitello] x 1
UCF x 1
UF x 1
Valencia x 3

Buzzers:
Billy x 1
Chipola x 2
FSU x 1
NFCC x 3
UCF x 2
Valencia x 2
by wd4gdz
Tue Aug 30, 2011 10:36 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 22nd Annual Walton Academic Challenge: October 8, 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 4119

Re: 22nd Annual Walton Academic Challenge: October 8, 2011

Why not use a good question set instead?
by wd4gdz
Sun Aug 28, 2011 8:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MAGNI Mirror at Valencia College (10/15/2011)
Replies: 10
Views: 4363

MAGNI Mirror at Valencia College (10/15/2011)

Valencia College in Orlando, Florida will be the site of a MAGNI mirror on Saturday, October 15. It is a regular difficulty college tournament. Logistics: The tournament will almost certainly be held at Valencia's West Campus. We are aiming to begin play promptly at 9:00 AM, with registration taking...
by wd4gdz
Thu Jun 16, 2011 3:15 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Imaginary Landscape no. 1 Discussion
Replies: 16
Views: 6793

Re: Imaginary Landscape no. 1 Discussion

Would it be possible to get a list of what pieces were used in each tossup?
by wd4gdz
Wed May 25, 2011 12:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Imaginary Landscape no. 1 at HSNCT
Replies: 69
Views: 17351

Re: Imaginary Landscape no. 1 at HSNCT

Sign me up, please.
by wd4gdz
Sat Nov 13, 2010 10:31 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: GIT XV at WUSTL-November 13th, 2010
Replies: 37
Views: 5502

Re: GIT XV at WUSTL-November 13th, 2010

Please e-mail if anyone has comments/constructive criticism they'd like to share about the science.
by wd4gdz
Sat Nov 13, 2010 10:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: GIT XV at WUSTL-November 13th, 2010
Replies: 37
Views: 5502

Re: GIT XV at WUSTL-November 13th, 2010

Is it true WUSTL only had one-sixth of one packet done the Tuesday (11/9) before the tournament, even though the deadline for two packets was Halloween, more than a week before that?
by wd4gdz
Mon Oct 04, 2010 9:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Florida '10-'11
Replies: 50
Views: 8352

Re: Florida '10-'11

The match in question may or may not have been 445-220.
by wd4gdz
Mon Oct 04, 2010 4:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Florida '10-'11
Replies: 50
Views: 8352

Re: Florida '10-'11

Rumor has it Maclay beat Pensacola and won the NWFSC tournament this past weekend. I can only assume Pensacola was without some of their key players?
by wd4gdz
Wed Sep 22, 2010 12:09 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: All videos of Quiz Bowl
Replies: 205
Views: 136749

Re: All videos of Quiz Bowl

scquizbowl wrote: Polk County Academic Tournament, from Florida

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ppunyGv0va4
The section from 1:24 to 1:53 really demonstrates how awesome this format is.
by wd4gdz
Tue Aug 31, 2010 9:40 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO Side Event: The Jean-Baptiste Lully Memorial
Replies: 275
Views: 100128

Re: CO Side Event: The Jean-Baptiste Lully Memorial

I was in #quizbowl waiting for this before Matt Weiner kicked me out. Anyone happen to see this and care to tell me what room, assuming not #quizbowl, this is in?
by wd4gdz
Sun Aug 15, 2010 6:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Community College Prediction Thread, '10-'11
Replies: 59
Views: 11376

Re: Community College Prediction Thread, '10-'11

Matt Weiner wrote:1) Douglass's Law will hold true as every quizbowl player in Florida continues to transfer among every college in Florida until they have played at least one semester for every team that exists south of the Okefenokee.
Not to be confused with Douglass' Law of Teams Leaving Early, I guess?
by wd4gdz
Thu Aug 05, 2010 12:35 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '10 - '11
Replies: 296
Views: 62370

Re: Illinois '10 - '11

I think Linda has already spoken to HSAPQ about Loyburn. uh oh :sad: OK, so what mirrors are available for late fall semester? HFT's out, GSAC's out, HSAPQ's out, NAQT's out (according to sources, the three IS sets scheduled to be done by the new year are reserved for IHSA format rounds, Kickoff, a...
by wd4gdz
Tue Aug 03, 2010 1:42 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Me - Lee Henry
Replies: 76
Views: 15736

Re: Me - Lee Henry

I guess this is analogous to waiting 27 minutes despite being told Lebron would reveal his decision within the first 10 minutes.
by wd4gdz
Mon Aug 02, 2010 10:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Me - Lee Henry
Replies: 76
Views: 15736

Re: Me - Lee Henry

My random guess is Athens HS because I think he went to Athens State at some point.
by wd4gdz
Wed Jul 28, 2010 10:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open thanks and discussions
Replies: 126
Views: 25763

Re: Chicago Open thanks and discussions

Terrible Shorts Depot wrote:I have no idea how this happened, but Juan Carlos Onetti has twice as many google results (257000 to 108000) as Kobo Abe. I eat my shoe and declare myself wrong.
Maybe some of the websites dealing with Kobo Abe are in Japanese?
by wd4gdz
Wed Jul 28, 2010 1:22 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open thanks and discussions
Replies: 126
Views: 25763

Re: Chicago Open thanks and discussions

71% tossup conversion at Chicago Open really doesn't faze me. What was last year's conversion? 2007 and 2009 were about 81% by room; 2008 was 72.5%. I think this is the lowest ever; I could also run 2006 but I can't imagine it was somehow harder. But it's partly a function of the field that played ...
by wd4gdz
Sun Jun 20, 2010 11:10 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2010 NASAT question discussion
Replies: 16
Views: 3997

Re: 2010 NASAT question discussion

I am interested in knowing (and would be impressed!) if anyone was able to get the Tallahassee tossup before the penultimate line.
by wd4gdz
Wed Jun 02, 2010 1:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAC schedule/discussion 2010
Replies: 68
Views: 10903

Re: NAC schedule/discussion 2010

"White Plains netted 30, given the title of the Spanish edition of Hemingway books, and identifying the original English titles. Klein then netted 30 on COOKING 101."
by wd4gdz
Tue May 18, 2010 12:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Player Poll 2010: This is serious business
Replies: 66
Views: 14128

Re: Player Poll 2010: This is serious business

I bet I know who ballot S belongs to.
by wd4gdz
Thu Apr 01, 2010 11:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Where Are You Going Next Year
Replies: 64
Views: 20423

Re: Where Are You Going Next Year

Next year @ Bama: Jonathan Thompson + Jake Sundberg = the best graduate tandem EVER!
by wd4gdz
Sun Feb 28, 2010 8:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TRASHionals XIII Call for Hosts
Replies: 15
Views: 2894

Re: TRASHionals XIII Call for Hosts

Sure, but it looks like Penn's team is very young. Surely there are teams that might want to go to TRASHionals which do not have a member that is old enough. There are many college teams on the circuit that do not have a 21 year old around. "You can for an extra $83 RT fly from ATL to Athens via Ge...
by wd4gdz
Sat Feb 27, 2010 6:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CC Predictions 09-10
Replies: 153
Views: 20410

Re: CC Predictions 09-10

In case you are not a fan of NAQT on facebook: St. Charles Community College defeated Northeast Alabama Community College in a one-game final, 410-225, to win the 2010 Community College Championship Tournament. Snead State finished third.
by wd4gdz
Sat Feb 27, 2010 3:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Lit/Fine Art Singles @ Chipola February 26 (CCCT)
Replies: 60
Views: 16874

Re: Lit/Fine Art Singles @ Chipola February 26 (CCCT)

Ten people signed up to play this late last night. I won, going 9-0, Borglum went 8-1, and Ahmad went 7-2, I presume. Most of the questions were pretty good, and they were around the level of ACF Fall.
by wd4gdz
Sat Feb 27, 2010 3:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CC Predictions 09-10
Replies: 153
Views: 20410

Re: CC Predictions 09-10

After five rounds last night, Chipola doing well, with a 5-0 record, around 400ppg, and 17ppb. In the second bracket, Northeast Alabama was also doing well and sitting at 5-0. Valencia A and St. Charles are in the third bracket together. They were both 5-0 as of last night, but Valencia beat St. Cha...
by wd4gdz
Mon Feb 22, 2010 1:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Lit/Fine Art Singles @ Chipola February 26 (CCCT)
Replies: 60
Views: 16874

Re: Lit/Fine Art Singles @ Chipola February 26 (CCCT)

Sign me up to play please, but I can read for this instead if need be.
by wd4gdz
Wed Feb 17, 2010 1:20 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT Mirror at NGCSU (April 3, 2010)
Replies: 24
Views: 4005

Re: MUT Mirror at NGCSU (April 3, 2010)

North_GA_ATeam wrote: Dalton State (over/under for number of rounds played before leaving will be 2)
Nice...
by wd4gdz
Fri Feb 12, 2010 5:31 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Southeast at Furman (2/13)
Replies: 84
Views: 19978

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Southeast at Furman (2/13)

If furman is closed, Is having this tournament at the cheapest motel in Greenville an option at all?