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by Edward Elric
Wed Oct 19, 2011 11:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TELESCOP 2 at NIU: 29 October 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 9203

Re: TELESCOP 2 at NIU: 29 October 2011

TheDoctor wrote:Registered
UIC College Prep
Hey that's pretty awesome they're bringing a team.
by Edward Elric
Fri Oct 14, 2011 1:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12
Replies: 71
Views: 23208

Re: Loyola Ultima (Wilmette, IL) - 1/21/12

Matt,

I should be able to staff this barring unforseen circumstances.
by Edward Elric
Wed Oct 12, 2011 11:11 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Rock Music Trash Side Event Thing
Replies: 19
Views: 6945

Re: Announcement: Rock Music Trash Side Event Thing

Nolan,

How's the progress on the set?
by Edward Elric
Tue Oct 11, 2011 10:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: MAGNI Mirror at Ohio State (10/22/11)
Replies: 36
Views: 20222

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: MAGNI Mirror at Ohio State (10/22/11)

Sorry I didn't mention this earlier, but we won't be able to make this Andy.
by Edward Elric
Tue Oct 11, 2011 10:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2011 at Northern Illinois University (11/5/11)
Replies: 37
Views: 27476

Re: ACF Fall 2011 at Northern Illinois University (11/5/11)

Brad,

Out of curiosity are you still capping the field at 20 teams or have you extended it?
by Edward Elric
Sat Sep 10, 2011 12:49 pm
Forum: New Collegiate Teams
Topic: Is there a team at Indiana?
Replies: 10
Views: 5088

Re: Is there a team at Indiana?

I know Jonathan Irving also goes there but from what I have heard there hasn't been a lot of interest.
by Edward Elric
Sun Aug 28, 2011 1:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: National History Bowl - 2012 College National Championships
Replies: 96
Views: 41777

Re: National History Bowl - 2012 College National Championships

Plan Rubber wrote:There's a Blue Line stop right next to the hotel, isn't there?
If there is, I know that UIC has the blue line stop right in front of it.
by Edward Elric
Tue Aug 23, 2011 12:00 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: High school tournaments and timed rounds
Replies: 14
Views: 2299

Re: High school tournaments and timed rounds

Kentari wrote:HSNCT would fall apart without timed rounds.
I don't know that HSNCT would fall apart per se, considering some of the best moderators across the country moderate at it and NAQT does an excellent job with logistics.
by Edward Elric
Mon Aug 22, 2011 11:57 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: MAGNI Mirror at Ohio State (10/22/11)
Replies: 36
Views: 20222

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: MAGNI Mirror at Ohio State (10/22/11)

I'm trying to see if UIC can bring a team to this. I have to nail down specifics but if we do we should have 1 team, 1 buzzer and 1 travel discount.
by Edward Elric
Wed Aug 10, 2011 1:53 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Rock Music Trash Side Event Thing
Replies: 19
Views: 6945

Re: Announcement: Rock Music Trash Side Event Thing

I do agree with Auroni that the questions would be better to be more geared towards Songs and Artists and less on actual albums. Either way I'd like to play this.
by Edward Elric
Wed Aug 10, 2011 12:05 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at NIU (9/17/11)
Replies: 7
Views: 2749

Re: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at NIU (9/17/11)

UIC will have 1 team, 1 buzzer and I can staff.
by Edward Elric
Wed Aug 03, 2011 7:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: COLT Discussion
Replies: 10
Views: 779

Re: COLT Discussion

I had forgotten about some of those tossups so thanks for reminding me. I don't have the set infront of me so some of my comments are probably slightly skewed. I have no problems with rap/ hip hop or indie rock, by the way, I just felt that classic rock took a back seat most of the day. Though the m...
by Edward Elric
Wed Aug 03, 2011 3:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: COLT Discussion
Replies: 10
Views: 779

Re: COLT Discussion

First of all I want to thank everyone for helping write and edit the set. Specifically, I had a couple of issues with the questions. To preface this, the only issues I had were with the topics not the questions themselves. For the music questions, I was surprised and disappointed by the choice of TU...
by Edward Elric
Fri Jul 22, 2011 1:09 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Making PowerMarks standard and mandatory
Replies: 54
Views: 7457

Re: Making PowerMarks standard and mandatory

Mewto55555 wrote:Also, I know this forum frowns upon math, but like, 30 seconds a tossup is 2 tossups a minute, which is a packet every ten minutes, which makes only 3 packets in 30 minutes.
:mad: Remove your math from this thread, sir!
by Edward Elric
Tue Jul 19, 2011 12:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Proposal for Fall 2011 schedule
Replies: 30
Views: 5578

Re: Proposal for Fall 2011 schedule

Papa's in the House wrote: Yes. I was waiting until the formal announcement, but here goes. This tournament will use an acronym like most of the other new tournaments this year. The acronym we (well, I) have chosen is GAAP (Generally Accepted Academic Principles).
I approve of said acronym.
by Edward Elric
Fri Jul 15, 2011 1:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO Matchmaking
Replies: 54
Views: 11085

Re: CO Matchmaking

Sir Thopas wrote:Not sure if this is a good thread for this, but I'm looking for a trash team to join or assemble.
If you want, our team is looking for a fourth.

Here's a link to the COLT thread: viewtopic.php?f=19&t=11493
by Edward Elric
Thu Jul 14, 2011 5:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open Logistics - Questions
Replies: 27
Views: 3898

Re: Chicago Open Logistics - Questions

I've proposed this many times in the past, and it's never actually happened: but if anyone is interested in a quizbowl wiffleball game I am willing to help organize it. There are outdoor spaces near Harper that UChicago uses for intramural softball and I'm sure we could squat on one of them - perha...
by Edward Elric
Mon Jul 04, 2011 12:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: COLT - University of Chicago - 7/31/2011
Replies: 66
Views: 15389

Re: COLT - University of Chicago - 7/31/2011

Noah, Delano and I are also looking for a fourth player. We'd love to have someone who knows video games and comics but at this point we'll probably take whoever expresses interest. PM me if interested.
by Edward Elric
Thu Jun 30, 2011 1:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '11-'12
Replies: 211
Views: 38214

Re: Illinois '11-'12

That one Ashok? Asoka? kid from like 5 years ago back before good quizbowl happened's brother was there too, so IIRC and he went to WWS, then they sent at least 1. Yeah Ashok's brother does go to WWS and knowing WWS should be fairly good next year. Prediction wise, everyone has pretty much said wha...
by Edward Elric
Wed Jun 29, 2011 11:56 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Player Poll
Replies: 43
Views: 9575

Re: Player Poll

ITT Mike "Powers" Cheyne
by Edward Elric
Sat Jun 25, 2011 11:58 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: COLT - University of Chicago - 7/31/2011
Replies: 66
Views: 15389

Re: COLT - University of Chicago - 7/31/2011

Hilarius Bookbinder wrote:
Edward Elric wrote:Does anyone have any email address or a way to contact Delano Barnes (since I believe he doesn't frequent the boards)?
Sent you an email.
Gracias.
by Edward Elric
Sat Jun 25, 2011 12:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: COLT - University of Chicago - 7/31/2011
Replies: 66
Views: 15389

Re: COLT - University of Chicago - 7/31/2011

Does anyone have any email address or a way to contact Delano Barnes (since I believe he doesn't frequent the boards)?
by Edward Elric
Mon Jun 20, 2011 11:55 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2011-12 Tournament Calendar
Replies: 47
Views: 6947

Re: 2011-12 Tournament Calendar

Dang I was going to take 12/10.... Well I suppose I will tentatively claim 11/5 for UIC's tournament. That's probably going to be the date for ACF Fall. Let me know if you want to take it anyways. Ok that's why no one claimed that.... Yeah nevermind. I'll see what other date would work. Edit: Since...
by Edward Elric
Mon Jun 20, 2011 11:29 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: COLT - University of Chicago - 7/31/2011
Replies: 66
Views: 15389

Re: COLT - University of Chicago - 7/31/2011

Dominator wrote:I'm hoping to be able to form some kind of NIU/IMSA team for this. Failing that, I'll be a free agent.
In the event that you don't have enough people for an IMSA/NIU team, i'd be interested in joining you.
by Edward Elric
Mon Jun 20, 2011 11:21 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2011-12 Tournament Calendar
Replies: 47
Views: 6947

Re: 2011-12 Tournament Calendar

Dang I was going to take 12/10.... Well I suppose I will tentatively claim 11/5 for UIC's tournament.
by Edward Elric
Mon Jun 06, 2011 10:35 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2011 NSC: Tournament Logistic Discussion (not the set)
Replies: 62
Views: 15109

Re: 2011 NSC: Tournament Logistic Discussion (not the set)

From a staffer's perspective: 1. Arranging rides to the tournament site seemed too ad hoc. Each staffer should have been assigned a car/driver/etc. to the university before the tournament. Information about who needed to show up where and when should not have been e-mailed in the evening. There was...
by Edward Elric
Mon Jun 06, 2011 10:21 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2011 NSC: Tournament Logistic Discussion (not the set)
Replies: 62
Views: 15109

Re: 2011 NSC: Tournament Logistic Discussion (not the set)

Just a couple of issues I came across: 1. On saturday, as people already mentioned previously, we ended up walking around campus looking for the building for a good 2 or so miles when in reality it was about a quarter of a mile from where we parked. Somebody there should have had some idea where the...
by Edward Elric
Mon May 16, 2011 12:38 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2011-12 Tournament Calendar
Replies: 47
Views: 6947

Re: 2011-12 Tournament Calendar

I'm trying to see if UIC can host some sort of housewrite or HSAPQ set (if available) in one of the weekends of December or Late October/ Early November. I will find out the details in the coming months.
by Edward Elric
Sun May 15, 2011 12:15 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: COLT - University of Chicago - 7/31/2011
Replies: 66
Views: 15389

Re: COLT - University of Chicago - 7/31/2011

Hey so chances are i'm going to play this. I'm decent in most trash categories, not anything spectacular. Good for 15-20ppg. I'm probably not going to log back on to HSQB for a while so if your interested in teaming up email me at cybermichaelp at JUNO dot com.
by Edward Elric
Sat Apr 23, 2011 11:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Post-ATROPHY Singles Tournament
Replies: 26
Views: 5840

Re: Post-ATROPHY Singles Tournament

So yeah this happened after ATROPHY. Nolan Beat Greg in the final to claim first. Ben Chametzky got 3rd and Srinivas got 4th. I honestly don't remember the other places offhand but DT will probably post the stats later.
by Edward Elric
Tue Apr 19, 2011 6:34 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: Torrey Pines Quizbowl Database
Replies: 108
Views: 49004

Re: Torrey Pines Quizbowl Database

Morraine Man wrote:This doesn't seem to work from my work computer (IE on a Windows machine); I guess I'll have to try it at home.
I had similar issues also, but that may just be my computer.
by Edward Elric
Tue Apr 12, 2011 3:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Fond Formal Farewell III
Replies: 3
Views: 899

Re: Fond Formal Farewell III

David Riley wrote: Greg Dzuriecsko – Another strong generalist, his abilities and leadership caused his team to knock Latin out of their usual spot as Class A champion.
And to have his last name constantly misspelled. :grin:
by Edward Elric
Sun Apr 10, 2011 6:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: On-going season rankings
Replies: 391
Views: 96782

Re: On-going season rankings

CavsFan2k10 wrote:They are very divine.
huh?

Also from having seen Lisle play almost the entire year, I can say with confidence that they are a very good team, definitely having a good shot at the small school title.
by Edward Elric
Mon Apr 04, 2011 11:37 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: FOGHAT mirror @ Northwestern (4/16/11)
Replies: 4
Views: 1385

Re: FOGHAT mirror @ Northwestern (4/16/11)

I'll probably end up playing this.

Edit: At the moment I'm a free agent but that may change soon.
by Edward Elric
Mon Apr 04, 2011 12:17 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT 2011 (Non-Specific) Discussion
Replies: 68
Views: 19892

Re: MUT 2011 (Non-Specific) Discussion

Just as a general comment, I really enjoyed this set but the only things that I saw that might be issues were grammatical issues and a few repeats. Besides that it was an enjoyable set and I thank everyone who contributed to it, for writing it.
by Edward Elric
Sun Apr 03, 2011 11:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT Mirror at Notre Dame (04/02/11)
Replies: 46
Views: 13706

Re: MUT Mirror at Notre Dame (04/02/11)

Same as everyone else, It was a great experience. It was also awesome visiting Notre Dame's beautiful campus for the first time.
by Edward Elric
Tue Mar 29, 2011 10:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southeastern Academic Challenge (GA) 3/19/2011
Replies: 19
Views: 5682

Re: Southeastern Academic Challenge (GA) 3/19/2011

A tossup on the National Weather Service that went on about how NOAA sounds like Noah and how NOAA might have consulted Noah when they established the NWS. I am so embarrassed I live in the same area code as Questions Unlimited. Dude I live 5 minutes away from Questions Galore headquarters. I feel ...
by Edward Elric
Sat Mar 26, 2011 4:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GLRAC @ CWRU (Cleveland, Ohio) - 3/26/11
Replies: 6
Views: 3162

Re: GLRAC @ CWRU (Cleveland, Ohio) - 3/26/11

I approve of these Division Names :grin: .
by Edward Elric
Mon Mar 21, 2011 6:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT Mirror at Notre Dame (04/02/11)
Replies: 46
Views: 13706

Re: MUT Mirror at Notre Dame (04/02/11)

Are there any estimates what times of day this will run? I don't know how college circuit schedules go. IMSA will attend iff the schedule makes this a manageable one-day trip. If so, we will have one moderator. This could easily be a one day trip for you guys. The only hastle we will have is that w...
by Edward Elric
Fri Mar 18, 2011 11:06 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: All videos of Quiz Bowl
Replies: 205
Views: 123943

Re: All videos of Quiz Bowl

Carangoides ciliarius wrote:This sort of doesn't fit, but, uh, i'm going to post it here anyway without comment:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Rzv82UMR_k

Just, well, watch.. if you can make it through the 5 minutes.
It was pretty amusing until the guy tried Lil Wayne. I kinda stopped there.
by Edward Elric
Fri Mar 18, 2011 12:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '10 - '11
Replies: 296
Views: 59613

Re: Illinois '10 - '11

Moving Day wrote:Holy cow! Stevenson loses to IMSA! I respect IMSA and Dr. Prince, but I can't say I saw that coming.
With Math intensive and Science Intensive questions I kind of can.
by Edward Elric
Wed Mar 16, 2011 9:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Post-ATROPHY Singles Tournament
Replies: 26
Views: 5840

Re: Post-ATROPHY Singles Tournament

jonah wrote:I'll staff.
by Edward Elric
Sun Mar 13, 2011 12:37 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PSAT/NMSQT @ St. Anselm's Abbey School (3/12/2011)
Replies: 59
Views: 25094

Re: PSAT/NMSQT @ St. Anselm's Abbey School (3/12/2011)

I wonder what the highest PPB for an E Team is an any tournament. TJ E has got to be up there at over 17PPB. http://results.scobo.net/SQBS.aspx?org=Bellarmine&id=2&page=standings Okay, is that like an actual "real" E Team, though? You guys notoriously split up your teams in interesting ways. TJ pre...
by Edward Elric
Sat Mar 12, 2011 8:19 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Barrington Invitational Tournament VIII (CMST II)
Replies: 33
Views: 8505

Re: Barrington Invitational Tournament VIII (CMST II)

Yeah the tournament ran pretty well. A few hiccups but nothing major. Stats are presumably going to be posted by Donald later tonight. From what I heard, the set was well recieved.

Edit: I hate Subapalooza.
by Edward Elric
Tue Mar 08, 2011 1:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl mirror @ Northwestern (4/16/11)
Replies: 26
Views: 8346

Re: Prison Bowl mirror @ Northwestern (5/7/11)

I could probably staff this if it gets moved to the 16th.
by Edward Elric
Tue Mar 08, 2011 12:25 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '10 - '11
Replies: 296
Views: 59613

Re: Illinois '10 - '11

IMSA won, questions sucked, the end.

Edit: Shut up Noah.
by Edward Elric
Thu Mar 03, 2011 1:58 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT Mirror at Notre Dame (04/02/11)
Replies: 46
Views: 13706

Re: MUT Mirror at Notre Dame (04/02/11)

UIC will have 1 team and 1 buzzer set.
by Edward Elric
Tue Feb 22, 2011 1:05 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ohio '10 - '11
Replies: 62
Views: 10725

Re: Ohio '10 - '11

Well I guess we have our National Quizbowl Acts of Questionable Morality for February!
by Edward Elric
Thu Feb 17, 2011 12:53 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT Mirror at Notre Dame (04/02/11)
Replies: 46
Views: 13706

Re: MUT Mirror at Notre Dame (04/02/11)

I'd like to express interest for UIC. I would have to talk with teammates to finalize this.