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by gyre and gimble
Thu Jun 25, 2009 8:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HSAPQ: Fall Tournaments Sets Available
Replies: 150
Views: 23960

Re: HSAPQ: Fall Tournaments Sets Available

I would agree that Scythian Suite is pretty obscure, but I'd also say that it is used very frequently as an early clue on Prokofiev tossups. Just something I've noticed, but I haven't paid close enough attention to point out where. (I haven't read EFT or ACF 2008, btw). On the other hand, Scythian S...
by gyre and gimble
Sun May 17, 2009 10:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCIENCE! (5/16/09) at UC Irvine
Replies: 21
Views: 4415

Re: SCIENCE! (5/16/09) at UC Irvine

This was a great tournament, and a great intro for everyone, hopefully, into PACE style gameplay. I felt that although we had to drop some rounds from the schedule, the tournament was very well run, and I want to thank Dwight for thinking of and running it. I feel like without Dwight's efforts, hs q...
by gyre and gimble
Wed Apr 08, 2009 2:00 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southern California NAQT State Championship
Replies: 17
Views: 2680

Re: Southern California NAQT State Championship

Our coach just doesn't want to go up to LA. She said one more trip, and we picked SCIENCE!
Yeah I know it's lame, but oh well.

G'luck everyone
by gyre and gimble
Mon Feb 23, 2009 8:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southern California 08-09
Replies: 307
Views: 39899

Re: Southern California 08-09

auroni, you know how panasonic works at our school. I'll feel pretty uncomfortable asking, although I definitely prefer NSC. But also, I don't want to be screwed by being away for 5 out of the 9 days before finals :) that might bring us to the question of hsnct v nsc; killmar had us vote three weeks...
by gyre and gimble
Sun Feb 22, 2009 4:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southern California 08-09
Replies: 307
Views: 39899

Re: Southern California 08-09

4. Torrey Pines These guys were nowhere near this spot until today, when they proved they had legit knowledge to spare. Stephen-Vivek is a potent 1-2 combo, and the other guys contribute enough that you can't discount them. Their strengths are probably suited more to NSC, which, given that they som...
by gyre and gimble
Sun Feb 22, 2009 12:56 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD
Replies: 28
Views: 5828

Re: Triton Bowl - 2/21 @ UCSD

First: yay, a torrey pines player on the boards (don't expect me to post much though, i mostly just read what y'all have to say :P)

Second: thanks ucsd quizbowl for a great tournament, and you better have it back next year

Third: auroni, your stats say arcadia went 7-3