Search found 249 matches

by MicroEStudent
Fri Dec 10, 2010 8:38 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/13/11
Replies: 52
Views: 12124

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/19/11

joenguyen90 wrote:ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash III @ UPenn 2/19/11
Hello all! We are proud to announce that UPenn will be hosting its third annual house-written trash tournament on Sunday February 19, 2011.
I assume that this is supposed to be Sunday February 20, 2011?
by MicroEStudent
Wed Dec 08, 2010 3:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals 2011 at RIT (2/26/11)
Replies: 9
Views: 3735

Re: ACF Regionals 2011 at RIT (2/26/11)

This post is reserved for a Field List

Confirmed:
Cornell (1) buzzer + laptop
RIT House (1-2)
Buffalo (2) 2 staff

Maybe:
by MicroEStudent
Wed Dec 08, 2010 3:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals 2011 at RIT (2/26/11)
Replies: 9
Views: 3735

ACF Regionals 2011 at RIT (2/26/11)

This is the announcement for ACF Regionals 2011 being held at RIT on Saturday February 26th. I, Nate Kane, am the tournament director. This will be held in Building 9 (James E. Gleason Hall) with the morning meeting being in Room 2159. We have 11 rooms reserved in the same building. For map purposes...
by MicroEStudent
Sun Nov 28, 2010 11:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: THUNDER II @ UWaterloo (01/15/2011)
Replies: 13
Views: 2983

Re: THUNDER II @ UWaterloo (01/15/2011)

Tentatively put RIT down for 1 team. I should be able to confirm yes or no by 12/15 or so.
by MicroEStudent
Mon Nov 22, 2010 2:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Bill Cullen Memorial Open (all game show set)
Replies: 18
Views: 3727

Re: Announcement: Bill Cullen Memorial Open (all game show set)

NOW discussion is open.

Packets have been sent to Mike Bentley for inclusion on Wastebin.
by MicroEStudent
Sun Nov 21, 2010 1:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Whimsical Before and After/Mashup Event at MO
Replies: 28
Views: 4423

Re: Whimsical Before and After/Mashup Event at MO

Ukonvasara wrote:No, Rob Carson got second with ten of them. STOP TELLING LIES CHARLES MARTIN
Whimsical side events: SERIOUS BUSINESS
by MicroEStudent
Mon Nov 15, 2010 4:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Bill Cullen Memorial Open (all game show set)
Replies: 18
Views: 3727

Re: Announcement: Bill Cullen Memorial Open (all game show set)

silverscreentest wrote:Go ahead with the discussion. I just heard from Chris Ray that the Game Show side event will not be held at the Maryland Mirror of the Minnesota Open.
Scratch that, I guess Chris put in the MO mirror announcement the possibility of this tournament.
by MicroEStudent
Mon Nov 01, 2010 10:04 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Bill Cullen Memorial Open (all game show set)
Replies: 18
Views: 3727

Re: Announcement: Bill Cullen Memorial Open (all game show set)

silverscreentest wrote:I thought Chris Ray announced at TERP that the game show set would be played at the Minnesota Open mirror on November 21. You might want to delay public discussion a little longer.
I was unaware of this. Discussion will be delayed.
by MicroEStudent
Mon Nov 01, 2010 7:49 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Bill Cullen Memorial Open (all game show set)
Replies: 18
Views: 3727

Re: Announcement: Bill Cullen Memorial Open (all game show set)

This set is now open STILL CLOSED for discussion. I'd like to thank Donald Taylor for writing some of the questions and Mike Cheyne for some notes on the first set. I'll clean up a couple of copy editing things and submit it to Mike Bentley for Wastebin, but if anyone has any comments on either set,...
by MicroEStudent
Fri Oct 29, 2010 2:57 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Bill Cullen Memorial Open (all game show set)
Replies: 18
Views: 3727

Re: Announcement: Bill Cullen Memorial Open (all game show set)

I may be sending these out a bit later than 5:00 today, but it will be out at some point tonight.
by MicroEStudent
Wed Oct 27, 2010 8:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Bill Cullen Memorial Open (all game show set)
Replies: 18
Views: 3727

Re: Announcement: Bill Cullen Memorial Open (all game show set)

If any other TERP site other than Minnesota and Hamilton wants to run this, let me know. No fee for this event.

Questions will be sent out around 5 Eastern this Friday.
by MicroEStudent
Fri Oct 22, 2010 8:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Bill Cullen Memorial Open (all game show set)
Replies: 18
Views: 3727

Re: Announcement: Bill Cullen Memorial Open (all game show set)

Cheynem wrote:Bumped to say we are now running a TERP mirror and having the questions would be sweet.
I'll send them out on Friday afternoon.
by MicroEStudent
Wed Oct 13, 2010 3:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Bill Cullen Memorial Open (all game show set)
Replies: 18
Views: 3727

Re: Announcement: Bill Cullen Memorial Open (all game show set)

There should be around 160 total questions for this tournament. The first 65 which were read at Jeff Goldblum and previously distributed plus another 100 or so new questions. Like before, there are some questions that are worth 15 points throughout, and after suggestions from some at the Goldblum to...
by MicroEStudent
Wed Oct 13, 2010 3:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TERP Mirror at McMaster October 30th
Replies: 54
Views: 11365

Re: TERP Mirror at McMaster October 30th

As suspected, RIT won't be able to come on the 30th.

The Bill Cullen Memorial Open will still be available. I'll update further in that thread.
by MicroEStudent
Mon Oct 04, 2010 10:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TERP Mirror at McMaster October 30th
Replies: 54
Views: 11365

Re: TERP Mirror at McMaster October 30th

That would be better for us, but I'm still not sure if I can get people up there. If it's just me, I don't trust my 1993 Suburban to make it back and forth to Hamilton on the same day and wouldn't be able to make it.

I'll ask everyone at practice tomorrow night.
by MicroEStudent
Mon Sep 27, 2010 8:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: EFT 5 at Brown NEW DATE (10/2/10)
Replies: 35
Views: 15766

Re: Announcement: EFT 5 at Brown NEW DATE (10/2/10)

FIELD UPDATE: RIT - 2 Brandeis - 2 UConn - 2 Columbia - 4 Penn - 2 Yale - 3 Brown House - 1 TOTAL: 16 -Please post and/or email we if there is an error here. LOGISTICS: Registration will open at 9:15 in Wilson Hall. Parking information is located hither. I must have forgotten to send you an e-mail ...
by MicroEStudent
Tue Sep 21, 2010 9:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Minnesota Open III (11.20.10-11.21.10)
Replies: 125
Views: 31544

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Minnesota Open III (11.20.10-11.21.10)

Barring either a major speed up in MO production (which would be helped by more packets submitted) or my dissertation production, it's unlikely that the trash event theoretically conceived for this will be written in time. That said, there seems to be a number of fun side events already on the dock...
by MicroEStudent
Mon Sep 20, 2010 3:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: The Sack of Antwerp (Chicago 2/19/2011)
Replies: 144
Views: 70531

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: University of Chicago Tournament

This gets my vote for weirdest tournament announcement this year.
by MicroEStudent
Mon Sep 20, 2010 1:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Minnesota Open III (11.20.10-11.21.10)
Replies: 125
Views: 31544

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Minnesota Open III (11.20.10-11.21.10)

Unfortunately, I won't be able to make it out there. Airfare is prohibitively expensive and I hopefully will be in New York that weekend for the Jets game.
by MicroEStudent
Mon Sep 20, 2010 12:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at RIT 9/18
Replies: 13
Views: 5614

Re: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at RIT 9/18

Man, that Cornell A team seems not too novice at all. http://results.scobo.net/SQBS.aspx?org=RITQB&id=1&page=teamdetail#t3 http://www.naqt.com/stats/team-performance.jsp?team_id=21842 http://www.naqt.com/stats/team-performance.jsp?team_id=23574 http://www.naqt.com/stats/player.jsp?contact_id=71613 ...
by MicroEStudent
Sun Sep 19, 2010 8:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at RIT 9/18
Replies: 13
Views: 5614

Re: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at RIT 9/18

Note that Rochester choose to leave instead of playing each other in the consolation bracket, so the playoffs only contain Cornell and RIT. That 10 mile drive form Rochester to RIT sounds tough To be fair, having a six team tournament with only 10 packets is not ideal. Had there been 12 packets, we...
by MicroEStudent
Sat Sep 18, 2010 10:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: [2010] Thanks and general discussion thread
Replies: 6
Views: 1468

Re: Thanks and general discussion thread

I have to say that this was a fine novice level set. For first time players, the content was at a good level. Prelim tossup conversion at the RIT site was 87% and it was 91.7% in the playoffs. Some teams in my room griped about their perceived difficulty of certain literature bonus questions regardi...
by MicroEStudent
Sat Sep 18, 2010 9:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at RIT 9/18
Replies: 13
Views: 5614

Re: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at RIT 9/18

Stats:

http://results.scobo.net/SQBS.aspx?org= ... =standings Prelims

http://results.scobo.net/SQBS.aspx?org= ... =standings Playoffs

Note that Rochester choose to leave instead of playing each other in the consolation bracket, so the playoffs only contain Cornell and RIT.
by MicroEStudent
Sat Sep 18, 2010 5:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at RIT 9/18
Replies: 13
Views: 5614

Re: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at RIT 9/18

Cornell A went 8-0 to win this tournament. Cornell C when 6-2 to finish 2nd. Cornell B, RIT, Rochester B and Rochester A finished third through sixth. Congrats to individual top scorers Ian form Cornell C, Jeffrey from Cornell A, Neiman from Cornell A and J.D. from RIT. Thank you to all who attended...
by MicroEStudent
Sat Sep 18, 2010 1:43 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at RIT 9/18
Replies: 13
Views: 5614

Re: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at RIT 9/18

We're at lunch at RIT and will have a 4 team playoff bracket and 2 team consolation bracket. Starting at 2:15. No stats yet though.

1. Cornell A 5-0
2. Cornell C 4-1
3. Cornell B 3-2
4. RIT 2-3
5. Rochester B 1-4
6. Rochester A 0-5
by MicroEStudent
Fri Sep 17, 2010 6:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TERP Mirror at McMaster October 30th
Replies: 54
Views: 11365

Re: TERP Mirror at McMaster October 30th

RIT's involvement is now up in the air. The "Rally to Restore Sanity"/"March to Keep Fear Alive" may take away all of my teammates.
by MicroEStudent
Thu Sep 16, 2010 6:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TERP Mirror at McMaster October 30th
Replies: 54
Views: 11365

Re: TERP Mirror at McMaster October 30th

RIT will likely have a team, and maybe a buzzer system.

Also, the conclusion of my game show tournament will be available for this tournament for anyone that would like to play it.
by MicroEStudent
Mon Sep 13, 2010 11:58 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Bill Cullen Memorial Open (all game show set)
Replies: 18
Views: 3727

Re: Announcement: Bill Cullen Memorial Open (all game show set)

I am aiming to "finish" this for TERP. If I have it done earlier, it will be available if people unable to reach a TERP site want to play.
by MicroEStudent
Mon Sep 13, 2010 11:36 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: DATE CHANGE: TERP (Maryland Fall Trash) 10/31/10
Replies: 44
Views: 8840

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: TERP (Maryland Fall Trash) 10/30/10

adosreme wrote:If you guys find yourself in need of a teammate, give me a shout as I'll be looking to play on some team for this event.
I'll definitely keep you in mind in case we can't get four.
by MicroEStudent
Sat Sep 11, 2010 10:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: DATE CHANGE: TERP (Maryland Fall Trash) 10/31/10
Replies: 44
Views: 8840

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: TERP (Maryland Fall Trash) 10/30/10

The Schopenhauer Power Hour wrote:This is open, but it looks like McMaster's going to host a Canadian mirror
Yessssss

EDIT: Fixed quote
by MicroEStudent
Fri Sep 10, 2010 9:43 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at RIT 9/18
Replies: 13
Views: 5614

Re: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at RIT 9/18

Updating and bumping this:

Field List:

Rochester (1-3)
Cornell (2-3)
RIT (1-2)

Possible:

SUNY Brockport (1)
by MicroEStudent
Sat Sep 04, 2010 7:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO Discussion
Replies: 4
Views: 1392

Re: VETO Discussion

Sorry for the lateness of this response. The VETO packets have been posted on the Stanford archive . My main issue was with the visual bonuses. I get that it's a gimmick and having one in a round is not awful, but having several, much less TWELVE in a packet is absolutely unacceptable. Mother of qu...
by MicroEStudent
Sat Aug 28, 2010 10:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Must Go Fastererer: The Jeff Goldblum Memorial
Replies: 41
Views: 5807

Re: Announcement: Must Go Fastererer: The Jeff Goldblum Memorial

This happened. McMaster played "Toronto" in a one game final after both finishing 3-1, but I don't remember who won. A team featuring Andy and Rico finished 2-2 and RIT and Guelph finished 1-3. I want to thank McMaster for being great hosts and for running a smooth six round tournament. Regarding qu...
by MicroEStudent
Mon Aug 23, 2010 6:08 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Must Go Fastererer: The Jeff Goldblum Memorial
Replies: 41
Views: 5807

Re: Announcement: Must Go Fastererer: The Jeff Goldblum Memorial

Is this going to be in the Student Union (the building VETO was in), or another building on campus? I'm also assuming to be there for 9:00

Also, what is the status about the canned food drive portion?
by MicroEStudent
Fri Aug 20, 2010 5:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Must Go Fastererer: The Jeff Goldblum Memorial
Replies: 41
Views: 5807

Re: Announcement: Must Go Fastererer: The Jeff Goldblum Memorial

We're doing our best, but with only having two people, there is a small chance we may have to finish the packet for Saturday. I hope to be able to finish tonight though.

Sorry for the late notice, but I thought we were going to be able to find two more teammates earlier this week.
by MicroEStudent
Fri Aug 20, 2010 9:49 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Must Go Fastererer: The Jeff Goldblum Memorial
Replies: 41
Views: 5807

Re: Announcement: Must Go Fastererer: The Jeff Goldblum Memorial

So right now we have: 1x Guelph 1x RIT 1x Case Western 2x McMaster plus we'll have a pack from Aaron Dos Remedios and possibly a pack from Rico from Toronto (and possibly a team). I'm fine with running the tournament with 5 teams and 6-7 packets, but I'm living in Hamilton right now. RIT and Case W...
by MicroEStudent
Thu Aug 19, 2010 9:20 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Must Go Fastererer: The Jeff Goldblum Memorial
Replies: 41
Views: 5807

Re: Announcement: Must Go Fastererer: The Jeff Goldblum Memorial

Our packet will be in there tomorrow too, likely two team members.
by MicroEStudent
Wed Aug 18, 2010 11:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Official Announcement: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice
Replies: 56
Views: 33724

Re: Official Announcement: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice

Just out of curiosity- is any effort being made to reach schools who don't regularly compete and/or specifically read these forums? Site hosts were told to contact as many schools as possible. Andrew Hart sent out guidelines about it. At least for our site, I have been in contact with two people th...
by MicroEStudent
Fri Aug 13, 2010 1:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Why don't more teams bid to host SCT?
Replies: 22
Views: 2847

Re: Why don't more teams bid to host SCT?

Two main reasons why we didn't bid: 1) Location. There's only two other active US teams where this would be a day trip, and it's pushing it for Canadian teams further away than Hamilton, based on experience. Additionally, we are closer to Region 7 than most of Region 2 and would possibly pull teams ...
by MicroEStudent
Fri Aug 13, 2010 8:44 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2011 NAQT SCT
Replies: 69
Views: 15542

Re: 2011 NAQT SCT

RPI may think it's convenient... Well, in light of your second point this already seems dubious, but anyway: RPI will have to drive wherever it goes and presumably can do so. Whereas teams based in the city are very likely to have a tough time of it since no student keeps a car in NYC and renting c...
by MicroEStudent
Thu Aug 12, 2010 10:40 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2011 NAQT SCT
Replies: 69
Views: 15542

Re: 2011 NAQT SCT

Region 2: SUNY-New Paltz New Paltz? This seems convenient for literally no one. New York schools are going to have a pain in the ass getting out there. Also, where are Ohio and western PA supposed to go? Or is that a region that hasn't had a bid submitted yet? And what has been done about the staff...
by MicroEStudent
Wed Aug 11, 2010 2:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at RIT 9/18
Replies: 13
Views: 5614

Early Autumn Collegiate Novice at RIT 9/18

This is an announcement for a mirror of the ACF Early Collegiate Novice Tournament at Rochester Institute of Technology in Henrietta, New York on Saturday 9/18 at 10 AM in Building 9, (currently being renamed Gleason Hall) Room 2159 or the second floor of the Gordon Atrium. Parking is FREE and teams...
by MicroEStudent
Sat Jul 31, 2010 2:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open thanks and discussions
Replies: 126
Views: 25216

Re: Chicago Open thanks and discussions

And Nathaniel Kane from RIT. Mostly correct. Microelectronic engineering is a subset of EE. I wouldn't be qualified to do signal processing or anything like that. Also, watch out quizbowl, our team may end up having three microelectronic or electrical engineers next year! Back on topic, for the que...
by MicroEStudent
Fri Jul 30, 2010 11:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Bill Cullen Memorial Open (all game show set)
Replies: 18
Views: 3727

Re: Announcement: Bill Cullen Memorial Open (all game show set)

Progress is being made and we are up to ~40 questions. I have also edited the announcement on Donald's advice to include a fourth category of questions.
by MicroEStudent
Thu Jul 29, 2010 10:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Bill Cullen Memorial Open (all game show set)
Replies: 18
Views: 3727

Re: Announcement: Bill Cullen Memorial Open (all game show set)

Yes, what Mike has said is correct. I hope to have ~100 questions or so ready for VCU Open and have a complete (total number of questions unknown) set for the next weekend.

In other news, Donald Taylor has signed on to freelance some questions become my co-writer.
by MicroEStudent
Thu Jul 29, 2010 3:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Bill Cullen Memorial Open (all game show set)
Replies: 18
Views: 3727

Announcement: Bill Cullen Memorial Open (all game show set)

This is an announcement for an all game show set that I will be creating for use this summer. Right now, I think that I could have this set ready for Sun 'n Fun if people wish to play. I am modeling this after Mike Cheyne's very well received All TV Set. Questions will average 3-4 lines pre-power ma...
by MicroEStudent
Thu Jul 29, 2010 2:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Must Go Fastererer: The Jeff Goldblum Memorial
Replies: 41
Views: 5807

Re: Announcement: Must Go Fastererer: The Jeff Goldblum Memorial

Nate: how's the game show thing coming along? I won't be at this, but I was wondering if there was any outside chance it would be finished in time for other August tournaments. (No pressure, of course, if this is inconvenient) I have my answer choices and have started writing the questions. I have ...
by MicroEStudent
Wed Jul 28, 2010 6:33 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Ideal Trash Distribution
Replies: 23
Views: 3703

Re: Ideal Trash Distribution

Ronnie the Bear wrote:
OctagonJoe wrote: Shaq should end up in any distribution.
Fixed.
I can't wait until every packet has a Shaq the basketball player, Shaq Vs., Shaq the rapper, Shaq the movie star, Shaq hawking Pepsi and Shaqfu question in it!

EDIT: Changed his TV distro
by MicroEStudent
Sun Jul 25, 2010 8:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Must Go Fastererer: The Jeff Goldblum Memorial
Replies: 41
Views: 5807

Re: Announcement: Must Go Fastererer: The Jeff Goldblum Memorial

We have a confirmed team for the 28th now, so that works for us.
by MicroEStudent
Fri Jul 23, 2010 7:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Real Chicago Open predictions thread
Replies: 25
Views: 5599

Re: Real Chicago Open predictions thread

gkandlikar wrote:Alls I know is that Sanjuro is the name the dude uses in Yojimbo. I don't know anything about the movie Sanjuro.

I'm sorry, Geez.
Our long national nightmare is over.

My prediction: One bonus will share at least two answers with a bonus from last week's VETO.