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by vig180
Mon Dec 11, 2006 11:25 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Best Teams In The Country '06-07?
Replies: 105
Views: 44363

Dorman beat Chatt. by a fairly large margin in the finals of our tournament at UGA (NAQT questions). The closest game Dorman A faced was actually against its B team where it just held on to win by 15.
by vig180
Fri Dec 08, 2006 10:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pick 'Em Week Fourteen - All NFL slate
Replies: 10
Views: 3764

10. San Diego def. Denver
9. New England def. Miami
8. Indianapolis def. Jacksonville
7. New York Jets def. Buffalo
6. Baltimore def. Kansas City
5. Tennessee def. Houston
3. San Francisco def. Green Bay
3. New Orleans def. Dallas
2. New York Giants def. Carolina
1. Detroit def. Minnesota
by vig180
Sun Dec 03, 2006 3:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: Late Fall Tournament (12/2/06) @ UGA (Athens, GA)
Replies: 9
Views: 4212

Thanks to all the teams who competed yesterday and congratulations to Dorman A for winning the first annual Classic City Classic. Also, many thanks to all the workers who helped the event go smoothly. Stats for all the prelims are available here: http://uga.edu/quizbowl/2006-FallHighSchool.php Look ...
by vig180
Sat Dec 02, 2006 7:37 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pick 'Em Week Thirteen
Replies: 13
Views: 4553

10. West Virginia def. Rutgers
9. Dallas def. New York Giants
8. Florida def. Arkansas
7. Seattle def. Denver
6. Wake Forest def. Georgia Tech
5. Carolina def. Philadelphia
4. Washington def. ATL
3. Houston def. Oakland
2. Oregon State def. Hawaii
1, Nebraska def. Oklahoma
by vig180
Mon Nov 27, 2006 2:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: Late Fall Tournament (12/2/06) @ UGA (Athens, GA)
Replies: 9
Views: 4212

Field Update (11/27) for Dec. 2nd Tournament: Brookwood- 4 Dorman- 4 Grayson- 1 Norcross- 2? Chattahoochee- 2 Central Gwinnett- 1 Roswell- 1 Mary Persons- 3 Etowah- 2 Mauldin- 4 Jones County- 2 Parkview- 2 We still have room but need to know as soon as possible if anyone else is interested. Looks li...
by vig180
Fri Nov 24, 2006 1:38 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pick 'Em Week 12
Replies: 10
Views: 3846

10. USC def. ND
9. BYU def. Utah
8. Indianapolis def. Philadelphia
7. New Orleans def. Atlanta
6. South Carolina def. Clemson
5. Carolina def. Washington
4. Pittsburgh Steelers def. Baltimore Ravens
3. Georgia def. Tech
2. Chicago def. New England
1. Wake Forest def. Maryland
by vig180
Fri Nov 17, 2006 3:30 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pick 'Em - Week Eleven
Replies: 13
Views: 4721

10. Indianapolis Colts def. Dallas Cowboys 9. USC def. Cal 8. N.Y. Giants def. Jacksonville Jaguars 7. Boston College def. Maryland 6. Ohio State def. Michigan 5. Cincinnati Bengals def. New Orleans Saints 4. Hawaii def. San Jose State 3. Baltimore Ravens def. Atlanta Falcons 2. San Diego def. Denve...
by vig180
Mon Nov 13, 2006 9:48 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: Late Fall Tournament (12/2/06) @ UGA (Athens, GA)
Replies: 9
Views: 4212

Field Update (As of Nov. 13th):

Brookwood - 3
Dorman - 2
Grayson - 1
Chattahoochee - 2
Central Gwinnett - 1
Mary Persons - 3
Etowah - 2
Mauldin - 4
Norcross - 2?
Roswell - 2?

We still have plenty of room, so if you're interested in coming e-mail us at uga.quizbowl at gmail.com to register.
by vig180
Thu Nov 09, 2006 12:31 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pick 'Em Week Ten
Replies: 15
Views: 5408

10. Wisconsin def. Iowa 9. Southern California def. Oregon 8. Seattle Seahawks def. St Louis Rams 7. Chicago Bears def. New York Giants 6. Florida State def. Wake Forest 5. Arkansas def. Tennessee 4. San Diego Chargers def. Cincinnati Bengals 3. Maryland def. Miami 2. New Orleans Saints def. Pittsbu...
by vig180
Wed Nov 01, 2006 8:15 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SEC tournament?
Replies: 33
Views: 12400

Heh, I suggested this idea awhile ago when there was talk of an SEC TV channel that might buy into the idea of an academic alternative to constant sports talk. It probably won't get on TV, but in the interest of conference rivalry and maybe attracting some more media attention it just might be worth...
by vig180
Tue Oct 31, 2006 4:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pick 'Em Week Nine... of Shame
Replies: 14
Views: 4794

10. Dallas def. Washington
9. Tulsa def. Houston
8. Pittsburgh def. South Florida
7. Denver def. Pittsburgh
6. Boston College def. Wake Forest
5. Oklahoma def. Texas A & M
4. Tennessee def. LSU
3. Cincinnati def. Baltimore
2. Green Bay def. Buffalo
1. Indianapolis def. New England
by vig180
Thu Oct 26, 2006 11:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pick 'em Week Eight
Replies: 18
Views: 6168

10. Nebraska def. Oklahoma State 9. Penn State def. Purdue 8. Philadelphia Eagles def. Jaguars 7. Indianapolis Colts def. Denver Broncos 6. Carolina Panthers def. Cowboys 5. Arizona State def. Washington 4. FSU def. Maryland 3. Atlanta Falcons def. Cincinnati Bengals 2. Minnesota Vikings def. Patrio...
by vig180
Sun Oct 15, 2006 4:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: Late Fall Tournament (12/2/06) @ UGA (Athens, GA)
Replies: 9
Views: 4212

After considering the responses of all the teams that have expressed interest, the date will remain Dec. 2nd. The field thus far: Central Gwinnett (?) Etowah (2) Mary Persons (3) Maudlin (4) Dorman (2) Chattahoochee (?) We can definitely accomodate many more teams, so if you're interested send an e-...
by vig180
Sun Oct 15, 2006 3:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT commentary
Replies: 52
Views: 26513

As a relatively new college player (actually 7th pyramidal style tournament ever) playing in my first-ever mACF tournament, I'd like to share the thoughts of a "new player" on this set. First, it was more difficult than standard ACF Fall (I've read a good deal of Fall, Regional, and Nationals questi...
by vig180
Tue Oct 10, 2006 10:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: Late Fall Tournament (12/2/06) @ UGA (Athens, GA)
Replies: 9
Views: 4212

As previously announced, the UGA Quizbowl Team is still planning on holding a Late Fall Tournament (tentative new name: the Classic City Classic) and has already received interest from a number of teams including Dorman, Chattahoochee, and Brookwodd. Unfortunately, we've recognized that the 2nd is a...
by vig180
Tue Oct 03, 2006 9:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pick 'Em - Week Five - FIRST GAME IS ON THURS OK
Replies: 17
Views: 5600

10. New England Patriots def. Dolphins 9.TCU def. Utah 8. Texas def. OU 7. Washington State def. Oregon State 6. Florida def. LSU 5. Philadelphia Eagles def. Cowboys 4. Tennessee def. Georgia (sad, I know) 3. San Diego Chargers def. Steelers 2. Washington Redskins def New York Giants 1. Denver Bronc...
by vig180
Sat Sep 30, 2006 6:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: UGA Juniorbird (9/30/06)
Replies: 4
Views: 2470

Brief Results from the UGA Juniorbird that took place on the campus of the University of Georgia today: UGA Red ran the table in the round-robin and defeated Wake Forest in an advantaged (NAQT-style) final 395-225. In the 3rd place match, UGA Silver defeated Valencia's A team 310-200. The top scorer...
by vig180
Wed Sep 27, 2006 2:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pick 'Em - Week Four
Replies: 19
Views: 6148

10. Boise State def Utah 9. Oregon def. Arizona State 8. San Diego Chargers def. Baltimore Ravens 7. Ohio State def. Iowa 6. Cincinnati Bengals def. Patriots 5. Jacksonville Jaguars def. Washington Redskins 4. Texas A&M def Texas Tech 3. Chicago Bears def. Seahawks 2. Georgia Tech def. Virginia Tech...
by vig180
Thu Sep 21, 2006 10:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pick 'Em - Week Three
Replies: 19
Views: 6905

10. Connecticut def. Indiana 9. Notre Dame def Michigan State 8. Indianapolis Colts def. Jags 7. Cincinnati Bengals def. Pittsburgh Steelers 6. New England Patriots def. Broncos 5. Navy def. Tulsa 4. Arizona State def. California 3. Arizona Cardinals def. Rams 2. New York Giants def. Seattle Seahawk...
by vig180
Thu Sep 14, 2006 12:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: UGA Juniorbird (9/30/06)
Replies: 4
Views: 2470

Field update:

UGA (2?)
Wake Forest
GA Southern
Valencia (2)
Georgia Perimeter

As you can see, we have plenty of room left and still have not heard back from a number of teams who attended last year. Please let us know as soon as possible if your team is interested in coming.
by vig180
Wed Sep 13, 2006 5:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pick 'Em - Week Two
Replies: 21
Views: 7254

10. UCF
9. Broncos
8. Syracuse
7. Giants
6. Louisville
5. Auburn
4. Steelers
3. Clemson
2. Panthers
1. Cowboys

Yeah, this is a rather tough week.
by vig180
Mon Sep 11, 2006 6:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: UGA Juniorbird (9/30/06)
Replies: 4
Views: 2470

With 3 weeks left before the tournament, we have only heard from a few interested teams. Thus we are reducing the base fee to $100 and would like all teams to e-mail us (uga.[email protected].com) ASAP if they are considering coming. Also, for more updates as well as directions, hotels, and places to e...
by vig180
Wed Sep 06, 2006 12:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pick 'Em - Week One
Replies: 32
Views: 9980

10. Texas Tech def. UTEP
9. Colorado State def. Colorado
8. Bears def. Packers
7. Notre Dame def. Penn State
6. Buccaneers def. Ravens
5. Colts def. Giants
4. Panthers def. Falcons
3. Jaguars def. Cowboys
2. Vikings def. Redskins
1. Ohio State def. Texas
by vig180
Thu Aug 31, 2006 8:57 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: UGA Juniorbird (9/30/06)
Replies: 4
Views: 2470

Since we have confirmed our reservation in the Journalism building, this is just a reminder that any teams interested in coming should send an e-mail expressing interest to uga.quizbowl at gmail.com. Please let us know as soon as possible so we can adjust our plans accordingly.
by vig180
Mon Aug 28, 2006 9:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pick 'Em - Prelude
Replies: 21
Views: 7104

10. ND def. Tech
9. Iowa State def. Toledo
8. UTEP def. SDSU
7. Ole Miss def. UMemphis
6. FSU def. Miami
5. Northwestern def. Miami OH
4. Arizona def. BYU
3. Cal def. UT
2. Utah def. UCLA
1. Rutgers def. UNC
by vig180
Thu Aug 03, 2006 11:26 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: Late Fall Tournament (12/2/06) @ UGA (Athens, GA)
Replies: 9
Views: 4212

RESULTS: Late Fall Tournament (12/2/06) @ UGA (Athens, GA)

The University of Georgia Quizbowl team is pleased to announce the UGA Late Fall Tournament to be held on the campus of the University of Georgia in the journalism building on December 2nd, 2006. This tournament will use NAQT questions and is open to all interested high school teams. Costs: $60 for ...
by vig180
Fri Jul 28, 2006 10:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: UGA Juniorbird (9/30/06)
Replies: 4
Views: 2470

ANNOUNCEMENT: UGA Juniorbird (9/30/06)

The University of Georgia Quizbowl Team is pleased to announce its Fall Juniorbird Tournament to be held on the campus of the University of Georgia on Saturday, Sept. 30th, 2006, most likely in the Journalism Building. This tournament will use NAQT questions (IS #60) and format but will be untimed. ...
by vig180
Sun Jul 23, 2006 2:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs
Replies: 826
Views: 319746

Big Brother for Deal or No Deal...on the last word of the question.
by vig180
Sat Jul 15, 2006 3:58 am
Forum: Best of the Best
Topic: July 15 to 24: Recruiting team members
Replies: 45
Views: 39905

CBI certainly cares about diversity...see their take on it http://www.collegebowl.com/campus/recruit.asp . Back on the main thread (I'll just limit this to my HS experience), 1. Practices/tryouts were a big event. Word about our local academic competition was widespread and many parents made their k...
by vig180
Sun Jun 25, 2006 9:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Quizbowler in the New York Times
Replies: 47
Views: 20507

Thanks to the wonders of LexisNexis... peappl at nytimes.com
by vig180
Thu Jun 15, 2006 10:30 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Southeast Tournaments: Fall 2006
Replies: 31
Views: 13753

I think we could get at least one UGA team to a GA Tech tournament if it doesn't conflict with football. Unfortunately with 7 home games this fall (and a JV high school tournament in Nov.), there aren't many Saturdays that work for us. Sundays would be preferred.
by vig180
Thu Jun 15, 2006 3:46 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Southeast Tournaments: Fall 2006
Replies: 31
Views: 13753

UGA is hosting our Juniorbird tournament on Sept. 30th. It's open to first and second year players as well as newcomers to the college circuit.
by vig180
Thu Jun 08, 2006 4:47 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: high school - college retention
Replies: 72
Views: 28508

My high school team almost exclusively played AUK-style, thus even playing on pyramidal questions came as a welcome relief to me in college. Even now when I read high school packets I find that I still don't know the traditional "canon" very well. It might have been a benefit to me that I went into ...
by vig180
Fri Apr 28, 2006 7:55 pm
Forum: Best of the Best
Topic: Underwhelmed
Replies: 141
Views: 134842

Results of the survey are in...seems like most people are happy with the way things are overall, EDIT but there are a few questions (i.e. the two-part bonus, the list bonus) that generated a firm majority. On another note, does anyone know when/if the podcasts will be up? Edit: sorry for not pointin...
by vig180
Tue Apr 11, 2006 11:15 pm
Forum: Best of the Best
Topic: Underwhelmed
Replies: 141
Views: 134842

As a freshman playing in my first national tournament ever, I thought the ICT went fairly well. We had some mediocre moderators, some of whom struggled to get 18 tossups in and one who read so fast I still couldn't understand him even by the last question, but otherwise had excellent reading. Overal...
by vig180
Mon Feb 13, 2006 10:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: THE thread for NAQT SCT discussion
Replies: 99
Views: 52696

The questions overall did seem to be easier than I thought they'd be for a college tournament. A few especially were so obvious both teams were taken aback by the answer. I noticed the set was lacking in military history- I don't remember any toss-ups and very few bonuses. The Trash was varied, but ...
by vig180
Wed Apr 06, 2005 5:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HS Seniors Bound for College Thread
Replies: 155
Views: 76525

I believe wasprlds and I will be attending the university of georgia next year so let the taunting/insults/slander/random garbage thrown at us begin! [j/k]
by vig180
Tue Apr 05, 2005 9:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: TN State Tournament
Replies: 1
Views: 1539

Well it's always been an east TN tournament almost entirely; Memphis is just too far away to have the best teams from this end of the state make the long drive out for the qualifying tournaments and/or the state championships. Interesting that both munford and wooddale, both decent but not outstandi...
by vig180
Wed Feb 23, 2005 10:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HS Seniors Bound for College Thread
Replies: 155
Views: 76525

I'm headed there (Dartmouth) for a visit before I decide (got a likely letter), but the financial cost seems much too steep. What's the best reason for going there other than Ivy Prestige that makes up for the price?
by vig180
Wed Feb 16, 2005 11:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HS Seniors Bound for College Thread
Replies: 155
Views: 76525

Rice just gave me a pretty nice deal, but Alabama pulled out all the stops and awarded me enough so that I could easily fund a startup quizbowl team and have plently left over to do other things with. UGA and Rochester along with Dartmouth and Princeton have yet to make their offers (of both money a...
by vig180
Tue Dec 07, 2004 7:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HS Seniors Bound for College Thread
Replies: 155
Views: 76525

White Station High in Memphis, TN. We do our local TV Knowledge Bowl and that's about it. It's too bad since we have some really good players, they just never want to go to anything that doesn't have money as a prize.
by vig180
Mon Dec 06, 2004 11:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HS Seniors Bound for College Thread
Replies: 155
Views: 76525

If I end up at Alabama too, I'd definitely be interested in an NAQT/ACF team. I'm tired of AUK questions and do much better with the pyramidal format. So if somehow both of us end up at UA, it's good to know there'd be the foundation for a team.
by vig180
Fri Dec 03, 2004 7:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HS Seniors Bound for College Thread
Replies: 155
Views: 76525

Here's to state schools and their generous scholarships! Especially Alabama, Clemson, Arkansas, and Georgia. I'm hoping to pick up at least one of their big ones and so not have to worry about money for a few years. On the private school front, I am also applying to Dartmouth, Rochester, Vanderbilt,...
by vig180
Thu Nov 04, 2004 7:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs
Replies: 826
Views: 319746

Q: In the middle of the night, a destroyer smashed into his ship and cut it in two...
Response: Odysseus

Right...(the answer was JFK)
by vig180
Wed Oct 13, 2004 4:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Vandy ABC XXVIII
Replies: 14
Views: 7313

No Memphis area teams? Geez, I had hoped some school would try to represent the Mid-South. Guess it's probably for the same reason my school couldn't come (much to my chagrin): our teams are lured only by money on our TV tournament and don't feel like going anywhere out of town unless it's for cash.