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by Jesus vs. Dragons
Mon Apr 26, 2010 6:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Where Are You Going Next Year
Replies: 64
Views: 19497

Re: Where Are You Going Next Year

Hopefully I will be attending the UF in the fall, but this is a shaky possibility. If I do not get accepted, I will transfer to another CC (most likely Santa Fe) to finish my AA. I believe Santa Fe has a QB team, so my career may continue. After looking at NAQT's website and realizing they did not ...
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Fri Apr 23, 2010 10:22 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CC Predictions 09-10
Replies: 153
Views: 19457

Re: CC Predictions 09-10

ValenciaQBowl wrote:Well, that's impressive. Akin to you Chipola guys hanging 700 on us in Florida. Congrats to Northeast!
Well we had 64 questions to do it on. And it was 730...
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Fri Apr 23, 2010 10:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CC Predictions 09-10
Replies: 153
Views: 19457

Re: CC Predictions 09-10

ValenciaQBowl wrote:Holy mackerel! I assume that means that Mark wasn't playing for Snead, right?

PS--ACBL is played on NAQT A sets from 1998, right?
I assume since some of the scores were in the 600s.
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Tue Apr 20, 2010 9:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Florida '09-'10
Replies: 31
Views: 4404

Re: Florida '09-'10

quantumfootball wrote:Did you transfer to Escambia or are there two quizbowlers named Kay Li?
They are broken down by county and Pensacola is in Escambia.
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Tue Apr 20, 2010 6:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2010 National Tournament of Academic Excellence
Replies: 63
Views: 14293

Re: 2010 National Tournament of Academic Excellence

I've been to HSNCT. Part of the problem though is that down hyar we don't have a huge circuit where we know lots of people. A lot of the people we do know however don't go to nationals. I guess it's possible, but it's still sort of awkward to be like, "Hey, Loyola Academy people, good game! Wanna w...
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Tue Apr 20, 2010 12:19 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2010 National Tournament of Academic Excellence
Replies: 63
Views: 14293

Re: 2010 National Tournament of Academic Excellence

Kay I didn't participate (read:get chosen) for NTAE last year but I did participate in the CAC, and I know that for most people Disney World was simply a waste of time and money. While my opinion (which was shared with Dallin's) may be influenced by our sponsor insisting we go and "see the parks" (r...
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Wed Apr 14, 2010 11:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Is timed quizbowl still awesome? (split from trash thread)
Replies: 17
Views: 1962

Re: Is timed quizbowl still awesome? (split from trash thread)

On day 1 of our tournament in February, we ran timed NAQT rounds, which caused some criticism over the results, of which a slow reader reading in a close game between two good teams may have altered results. This happened at the CCCT with a reader we had. I feel that moderators should be held to th...
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Sun Apr 04, 2010 12:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: My coach is making me help with philosophy
Replies: 23
Views: 4367

Re: My coach is making me help with philosophy

Just off the top of my head (I may have missed a few) Pierce That's "Peirce" by the way, pronounced like "purse." Also noted for having a freaking awesome beard Nietzsche beard > Peirce beard All the philosophy you'll ever need. All of the pictures I have seen only show Nietzsche with a mustache, s...
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Tue Mar 23, 2010 7:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: GUERRILLA II - 4/9/10 - Chicago
Replies: 67
Views: 7885

Re: GUERRILLA II - 4/9/10 - Chicago

I guess I will throw my name into this as well. I would prefer not to write, but I will if need be.

This is no longer true.
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Sun Mar 21, 2010 4:37 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: All videos of Quiz Bowl
Replies: 205
Views: 123952

Re: All videos of Quiz Bowl

At our 2010 FCCAA State "Brain Bowl" tournament this past weekend, Brevard Community College decided to broadcast every round. Here is a link to it. I would strongly advise watching Valencia, Seminole, or Chipola play, as the other teams struggled to convert a majority of the tossups.
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Tue Mar 02, 2010 10:44 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Moving quiz bowl team to the next level -- advice needed!
Replies: 14
Views: 1911

Re: Moving quiz bowl team to the next level -- advice needed!

I would suggest bringing the packet in to your teammates, reading it to them, and keeping score. I assume that you are your teams best player (since they would only help you 40 percent), so perhaps it is easier to you than to them. Play 10 rounds or so (enough to have a large number to use for the s...
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Tue Mar 02, 2010 12:28 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Moving quiz bowl team to the next level -- advice needed!
Replies: 14
Views: 1911

Re: Moving quiz bowl team to the next level -- advice needed!

the quizbowlpacket archive has a huge array of question sets, so I would strongly suggest browsing through and finding the set suitable to your needs. I have found www.sporcle.com to be hugely entertaining (as has my entire team). It will not help you all that much but it is a fun trivia game to pas...
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Mon Mar 01, 2010 8:53 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: RESULTS: 2010 Late Season Poll
Replies: 23
Views: 6468

Re: 2010 Late Season Poll

I'm compiling this data at: http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=tmKW3P9vteCnF-sJltrIgNQ&output=html If someone wants to lend a hand and do T-Party, Penn Bowl, Winter, or SCT, let me know. EDIT: Everything except T-Party and Penn Bowl are up, we're waiting on those stats Out of curiosity, will yo...
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Sun Feb 28, 2010 12:05 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CC Predictions 09-10
Replies: 153
Views: 19457

Re: CC Predictions 09-10

Congrats to Charles Hang for winning the second annual CCCT. I hope Chipola was a welcoming host and everyone had a good time.
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Fri Feb 26, 2010 1:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CC Predictions 09-10
Replies: 153
Views: 19457

Re: CC Predictions 09-10

ValenciaQBowl wrote:"Big Ass" Hill? Isn't he one of the Jackson County commissioners right now?

Harharharhar. Bet you won't say that to his FACE!
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Mon Feb 22, 2010 10:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CC Predictions 09-10
Replies: 153
Views: 19457

Re: CC Predictions 09-10

I think your board may get a bit full if you take every person rooting for a team other than your own as board material. GO FAULKNER! We have no need for a bulletin board. We know every inflammatory remark that has been made on this board off of the top of our heads. It is the fuel to the Chipola f...
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Mon Feb 22, 2010 3:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Blowouts and How to Learn from Them
Replies: 10
Views: 2866

Re: Blowouts and How to Learn from Them

When I first started playing quizbowl, I had very little experience and that experience was on bad questions, so the only knowledge I had coming in was "real" knowledge. Through the immersion process at Chipola (read: getting my butt beat every day at practice) I started to pick up on recurring topi...
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Mon Feb 22, 2010 3:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Lit/Fine Art Singles @ Chipola February 26 (CCCT)
Replies: 60
Views: 16313

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

If Billy Beyer and Ahmad are playing, I'm playing! They may be seals, but not baby ones. Jamie Delmolino, who's staffing CCCT, has said he'll staff this, so maybe I can be spared to play. But I'm at your disposal, Dallin. We will have somewhere around 6 staffers from Chipola alone, so I think we wi...
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Mon Feb 22, 2010 12:23 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CC Predictions 09-10
Replies: 153
Views: 19457

Re: CC Predictions 09-10

Cooper98 wrote:Go Snead!!!!
BULLETIN BOARD!
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Thu Feb 18, 2010 12:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Where Are You Going Next Year
Replies: 64
Views: 19497

Re: Where Are You Going Next Year

Hopefully I will be attending the UF in the fall, but this is a shaky possibility. If I do not get accepted, I will transfer to another CC (most likely Santa Fe) to finish my AA. I believe Santa Fe has a QB team, so my career may continue. After looking at NAQT's website and realizing they did not e...
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Thu Feb 18, 2010 11:38 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CC Predictions 09-10
Replies: 153
Views: 19457

Re: CC Predictions 09-10

Cool. We need a place to get a meal around 4-ish before heading over for Friday registration. Edit again: Crap--you know I actually didn't even get that dig at first (obviously). I've obviously repressed it very well. Anyway, we won't say things wrong forever, though Andrew did throw out both "Edmu...
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Wed Feb 17, 2010 5:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CC Predictions 09-10
Replies: 153
Views: 19457

Re: CC Predictions 09-10

I was waiting for y'all to note that. Good work! Edit: PS: Be sure to show that to Stan and Dunkle. I noticed it when you first posted it, but we had yet to be put on the vaunted Valenica bulletin board. We have our own bulletin board you should know. It contains score sheets from Delta Burke and a...
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Wed Feb 17, 2010 5:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CC Predictions 09-10
Replies: 153
Views: 19457

Re: CC Predictions 09-10

ValenciaQBowl wrote:
We like it so much we'll even go to Marianna, Florida, to play! .
BULLETIN BOARD!
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Sun Feb 14, 2010 10:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CC Predictions 09-10
Replies: 153
Views: 19457

Re: CC Predictions 09-10

Top 12 Individuals Ethan Hewett Dallin Kelson No particular order, eh! BULLETIN BOARD!!! Fortunately, we spent three hours of Wednesday's practice covering tactical formations used by Prokop the Great in his loss at the Battle of Lipany, with special emphasis on distinguishing his efforts from thos...
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Fri Feb 12, 2010 1:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CC Predictions 09-10
Replies: 153
Views: 19457

Re: CC Predictionhttp://hsquizbowl.org/forums/posting.phps 09-10

I guess to revive this thread I could post my predictions for which 6 teams will make the ICT from the CCCT and the top 12 (or so) players I think will receive individual awards (in no particular order). Teams Receiving ICT Bids Chipola College A Snead State Northeast Alabama A St. Charles B Valenci...
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Wed Feb 10, 2010 3:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Lit/Fine Art Singles @ Chipola February 26 (CCCT)
Replies: 60
Views: 16313

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

I would just like to let everyone know that Dallin bailed me out with writing this tournament. I thought I would be able to get most of it done during my Christmas break and I failed to do so. I am no longer an editor or writer for this, which means I may play, depending on whether or not Dallin use...
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Sun Feb 07, 2010 3:47 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ICT schedule discussion
Replies: 76
Views: 10962

Re: ICT schedule discussion

I have to agree with Borglum on this one. Perhaps it is a bit easier for me to say this because I have no worries about classes on Friday and my trip would be paid for, so I do see where a two day tournament could be a very big inconvenience for those who do face those problems, but a two day tourna...
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Thu Feb 04, 2010 10:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Help with Scobobot
Replies: 19
Views: 3073

Re: Help with Scobobot

Crazy Andy Watkins wrote:Use Pidgin for IRC.
I used it but it just seems to be an instant messenger?
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Thu Feb 04, 2010 9:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Help with Scobobot
Replies: 19
Views: 3073

Re: Help with Scobobot

Hey I downloaded Xchat and MIRC and my free trials have run out and I am using Chatzilla but it frequently freezes and is a general pain in the butt. It has been like that on all of the programs. Is there anything I can do to make it work better?
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Tue Feb 02, 2010 10:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: How to Study for Computer Science
Replies: 2
Views: 834

How to Study for Computer Science

I was just wondering how one could go about this. Studying for literature, philosophy, history and seemingly every other category that comes up is a fairly simple process, but for a group of people with a nearly-blank slate, how should one go about studying for this?
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Mon Feb 01, 2010 1:22 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: This is a Thread About Movies
Replies: 5
Views: 937

Re: This is a Thread About Movies

I'd say Donnie Darko and Fight Club could be really good questions because they were cult classics. Marx Brothers i'm definitely for and same goes with Abbott and Costello. As much as I liked fight Club, I couldn't see that being part of a fine arts canon. I believe that if a movie is going to be c...
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Wed Jan 27, 2010 10:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2010 CCCT at Chipola, February 26-27
Replies: 9
Views: 872

Re: 2010 CCCT at Chipola, February 26-27

Is that right, George? Though I'll gladly take it, I can't remember that wager. Anyway, now we have to fight the home-court advantage. Though of course it didn't do much for us last year. Hmmm, Should we put a limit on the amount of crazy quizbowl fans that attend to help curb the home-field advant...
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Wed Jan 27, 2010 9:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2010 CCCT at Chipola, February 26-27
Replies: 9
Views: 872

Re: 2010 CCCT at Chipola, February 26-27

Is that right, George? Though I'll gladly take it, I can't remember that wager. Anyway, now we have to fight the home-court advantage. Though of course it didn't do much for us last year. Hmmm, Should we put a limit on the amount of crazy quizbowl fans that attend to help curb the home-field advant...
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Wed Jan 27, 2010 4:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2010 CCCT at Chipola, February 26-27
Replies: 9
Views: 872

Re: 2010 CCCT at Chipola, February 26-27

This is very exciting news.
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Tue Jan 26, 2010 9:58 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CC Predictions 09-10
Replies: 153
Views: 19457

Re: CC Predictions 09-10

ValenciaQBowl wrote:CCCT drama! We've finally hit the big time!

CC quizbowl has gotten more attention in the last five days than in the history of this forum!

PS--Mark, say something mean about Dallin; let's keep this thing rolling.
Insider tip: call Dallin the One Armed Bandit
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Tue Jan 26, 2010 3:23 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CC Predictions 09-10
Replies: 153
Views: 19457

Re: CC Predictions 09-10

ValenciaQBowl wrote:Now you're on the bulletin board, Hewett.
Hey hey hey. I was simply clarifying what Casey said. I know that if Andrew has a round with fewer than 14 negs we could be in trouble.
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Tue Jan 26, 2010 3:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CC Predictions 09-10
Replies: 153
Views: 19457

Re: CC Predictions 09-10

CaseRAR wrote:Not regrets at all. Just thought I'd clarify.
So you don't think Valencia is good enough to beat you? How brave Casey. How brave...
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Tue Jan 26, 2010 12:24 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CC Predictions 09-10
Replies: 153
Views: 19457

Re: CC Predictions 09-10

No need to bring the mothers into this. I meant no offense to Andrew or any of the other CC teams. Andrew is a great player, and I give him major props for playing by himself at Dallas last year. How much longer are you going to have him? PS: You don't have put this on the bulletin board Someone is...
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Mon Jan 25, 2010 9:20 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CC Predictions 09-10
Replies: 153
Views: 19457

Re: CC Predictions 09-10

wd4gdz wrote:
Frater Taciturnus wrote:Also you really never know who is going to suddenly pop out of nowhere
so true
Who knew George Berry doubled as a fortune teller?
CodyPickens wrote:
TheLessFamousEthan wrote:I am flattered that every CC prediction has Chipola in the finals though.
Too bad no one has us winning.
It is because you are on the team
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Mon Jan 25, 2010 8:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CC Predictions 09-10
Replies: 153
Views: 19457

Re: CC Predictions 09-10

Mark wrote:I'm going to go all John Madden and make a bold prediction that IF ONE TEAM GETS ALL THE TOSSUPS IN ONE ROUND THEY WILL WIN
Fixed
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Mon Jan 25, 2010 8:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CC Predictions 09-10
Replies: 153
Views: 19457

Re: CC Predictions 09-10

CaseRAR wrote:Anything to help you out Chris.
Hmmm. I have tried to avoid downing any team, so I am going to gracefully bow out of this discussion. I am flattered that every CC prediction has Chipola in the finals though.
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Mon Jan 25, 2010 10:55 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT and distribution change
Replies: 29
Views: 4340

Re: NAQT and distribution change

While I am relatively new to good quizbowl, I have played in about 10 non-NAQT tournaments and, quite frankly, I do not have a problem with NAQT or their questions. While it is frustrating to go through rounds where there seems to be 5-6 geography tossups and 2 literature tossups, these are the exce...
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Thu Jan 21, 2010 3:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Winter Southeast at UGA (1/16)
Replies: 74
Views: 19185

Re: ACF Winter Southeast at UGA (1/16)

I felt you were a good reader, but in the round you read for us, you stopped play 3-4 times to tell a joke or make an aside. While it probably only added an extra minute or so to our round, it was still an unwanted extra minute that could have been avoided. I believe you have read for our team a fe...
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Thu Jan 21, 2010 3:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: UA Admiral Ackbar Invitational Tournament - January 30
Replies: 66
Views: 7932

Re: UA Admiral Ackbar Invitational Tournament - January 30

When I mentioned this to our coach he seemed excited at the prospect of a Penn Bowl mirror, and I know all of the players for Chipola would love it. I am not sure what site we would go to or if we would go at all, but we may discuss it and decide on it sometime soon.
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Wed Jan 20, 2010 7:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Florida '09-'10
Replies: 31
Views: 4404

Re: Florida '09-'10

I know a couple of players, and I'll try to generate support. In my opinion, the region of Florida that needs to learn good quizbowl the most is central and Southern Florida as they seem to be the CAC strongholds. At least up North and Northwest, we know what pyramidal quizbowl is. Agreed. CAC is c...
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Wed Jan 20, 2010 7:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Florida '09-'10
Replies: 31
Views: 4404

Re: Florida '09-'10

I am sure that Dallin has told you Kay, but Chipola is trying as hard as possible to bring good quizbowl to Florida. We will be running another tournament this spring and, like last time, we will be trying to get as many participants as possible. We have not had interest from any of the Tallahassee ...
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Tue Jan 19, 2010 3:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Winter Southeast at UGA (1/16)
Replies: 74
Views: 19185

Re: ACF Winter Southeast at UGA (1/16)

I personally thought that this may be the best set I have ever heard. I felt that the questions were accessible enough to keep me interested yet challenging and well-written, thus avoiding any super early buzzes. With that aside, I felt this tournament was pretty much a disaster. As stated previousl...
by Jesus vs. Dragons
Wed Jan 06, 2010 9:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Let's Talk About "Your Choice"
Replies: 56
Views: 7114

Re: Let's Talk About "Your Choice"

Yes, we get that high schoolers know fewer things that college students. Any responsible writer restricts his answer space when writing HS tossups. This is not a concern or phenomenon unique to any particular sub-distribution. since this is in the collegiate discussion sub forum (which I did not re...