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by Duncan Idaho
Mon Apr 12, 2010 6:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2009 PACE NSC
Replies: 59
Views: 36597

Re: 2009 PACE NSC

Speaking of which, how do you download this? My computer will only let me stream, and when I try to download whatever program I use just saves the Internet link, rather than storing it.
by Duncan Idaho
Sat Apr 10, 2010 9:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2010 NAQT ICT in Chicago
Replies: 37
Views: 8777

Re: 2010 NAQT ICT in Chicago

Whig's Boson wrote:
jonah wrote:For division II: according to Twitter, Rice got third place. According to Facebook, Brown got first place. That puts Clemson in second, I believe.
Confirmed.
by Duncan Idaho
Tue Apr 06, 2010 10:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Spring Offensive at HSNCT (5/29/2010)
Replies: 217
Views: 75218

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Spring Offensive at HSNCT (5/29/2010)

Blahhunter wrote:Are there going to be any mirrors of this tournament? My team can't be at HSNCT, but I would still like to play the set.
Does anyone have any interest in mirroring this at PACE on Friday or Saturday night, barring any planned side events there?

EDIT: words
by Duncan Idaho
Mon Apr 05, 2010 5:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT 2010: history
Replies: 14
Views: 2117

Re: history

I liked most of the history in this set. Regarding general trends, I second the feeling that there was not much ancient history. I also had the impression that a lot of the world history was leaning towards modern history, specifically the twentieth century. I don't know about other mirrors, but at ...
by Duncan Idaho
Mon Apr 05, 2010 9:25 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT Discussion
Replies: 26
Views: 4571

Re: MUT Discussion

Played at NGCSU, as either Southside or "Exactly Third" if the tournament staff remembered we were using a pseudonym.
by Duncan Idaho
Fri Apr 02, 2010 12:21 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2010 NASAT Teams
Replies: 22
Views: 10659

Re: 2010 NASAT Teams

TEAM SOUTH CAROLINA Gregory Peacock (Dorman) Masuma Alimohamed (Dorman) Ming Lin (Southside) Ben Cole (Southside) Mariya Mohamad (Dorman) Amit Bilgi (Southside) I apologize for not having notified you of this earlier, Dwight, but Ming has told me he can no longer make this event. Also, Virginia nee...
by Duncan Idaho
Tue Mar 30, 2010 4:20 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT Mirror at NGCSU (April 3, 2010)
Replies: 24
Views: 3792

Re: MUT Mirror at NGCSU (April 3, 2010)

North_GA_ATeam wrote:Thanks for letting us know. If you can get the Southside pseudonym in quickly, we can add it to the schedules.
Will do. In the meantime, you can add us into SQBS as "Southside" and change our name when you find out the pseudonym. Ditto for our names on the roster.
by Duncan Idaho
Tue Mar 30, 2010 12:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT Mirror at NGCSU (April 3, 2010)
Replies: 24
Views: 3792

Re: MUT Mirror at NGCSU (April 3, 2010)

Since I will not be able to attend, the "team" will be called "Mudkip." Similarly, Southside will have to play with a pseudonym of some sort. I'll let you know what we're using prior to the day of the tournament. Our roster is not certain yet, because two of our players are uncertain about whether ...
by Duncan Idaho
Sat Mar 27, 2010 10:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2009-2010
Replies: 299
Views: 54183

Re: Georgia 2009-2010

Ben: The set played at State today was altered to be MORE ACADEMIC and not less academic. Alpharetta has a very good team, no doubt about that. I was not quite aware of which changes had been made, so I apologize if I spoke too soon. However, is it true that this set had 2/2 computational math per ...
by Duncan Idaho
Sat Mar 27, 2010 6:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2009-2010
Replies: 299
Views: 54183

Re: Georgia 2009-2010

Results (as told to me): 1) Centennial 2) Brookwood 3) Walton 4) Alpharetta And people questioned my mid-season vote for Centennial but leaving Alpharetta off the list, hm? I have been told that this set was some sort of eccentric alteration of NAQT, which might mean the results are not the same wh...
by Duncan Idaho
Tue Mar 23, 2010 5:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Keeping individual stats
Replies: 42
Views: 4456

Re: Norcross mirrors the Prison Bowl -3/6/10- (GA)

As a regular SQBS user, I think part of the logistics issue depends on the format of the tournament. If, for example, you're running a 20 tossup/20 bonus set with powers and negs, it's pretty quick to enter stats. If you are running anything with bouncebacks or quarter systems with differing point ...
by Duncan Idaho
Sat Mar 20, 2010 5:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Harvard International II/ Fake ACF (3/20/10)
Replies: 104
Views: 20735

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Harvard International II/ Fake ACF (3/20/10)

Crazy Andy Watkins wrote:
Whig's Boson wrote:Any update on how this is going?
Heading into the last round of play, VCU+Magin are 8-1, Chris/Eric/Hannah/Andrew are 7-2, and Brown is 6-5. Yale is 4-5 and RPI and Ian/Dennis/a few rounds of Julia are both 1-8.)
Did you mean "Brown is 6-3"?
by Duncan Idaho
Sat Mar 20, 2010 5:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Weekend of Quizbowl (3/6+7/10)
Replies: 44
Views: 7950

Re: Weekend of Quizbowl (3/6+7/10)

Nick wrote:Yeah, sorry about that. The combined stats are also in NAQT's stats database.
No problem. Sorry if I sounded rude; sitting around with nothing to do because your wisdom teeth have been pulled out will do that to you.
by Duncan Idaho
Sat Mar 20, 2010 4:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wofford College (SC) Tournament 2/27/2010
Replies: 24
Views: 3798

Re: Wofford College (SC) Tournament 2/27/2010

KoH wrote:Will completed stats be posted for this tournament?
by Duncan Idaho
Sat Mar 20, 2010 4:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Weekend of Quizbowl (3/6+7/10)
Replies: 44
Views: 7950

Re: Weekend of Quizbowl (3/6+7/10)

Ben Cole wrote:Are stats going to be posted?
by Duncan Idaho
Sat Mar 13, 2010 8:37 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Optimal protest handling
Replies: 15
Views: 1726

Re: Optimal protest handling

I negged the second to last tossup and lodged a protest. By the end of the game, we were down thirty-five. We read the replacement bonus to see if it would need to be resolved. We missed the first part but knew the last two. Here's the problem: we would have easily thirtied the bonus that our oppon...
by Duncan Idaho
Tue Mar 09, 2010 5:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Weekend of Quizbowl (3/6+7/10)
Replies: 44
Views: 7950

Re: Weekend of Quizbowl (3/6+7/10)

The top 4 after the 7 team complete round robin prelims were reseeded for the playoffs, based on record and average points. Those 4 then played another round robin. Dorman A went 3-0, Dorman B went 2-1, Chattahoochee went 1-2, and Southside went 0-3. I believe the top 4 finishes were 1. Dorman A (8...
by Duncan Idaho
Wed Mar 03, 2010 10:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: South Carolina 2009-2010
Replies: 37
Views: 6279

Re: South Carolina 2009-2010

Augusta Christan School? I thought that school is in GEORGIA? Has South Carolina invaded and conquered Richmond and Columbia counties form GA? Not being one of Mark Sanford's elite, I can't really say just what the SC National Guard has been doing there on the border... But, since our Governor hasn...
by Duncan Idaho
Wed Mar 03, 2010 10:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Norcross mirrors the Prison Bowl -3/6/10- (GA)
Replies: 44
Views: 8030

Re: Norcross mirrors the Prison Bowl -3/6/10- (GA)

EDIT: Never mind, just read some relevant PMs from Andrew. I'll just wait for more of those.
by Duncan Idaho
Wed Mar 03, 2010 7:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Weekend of Quizbowl (3/6+7/10)
Replies: 44
Views: 7950

Re: Weekend of Quizbowl (3/6+7/10)

Southside will at most be able to bring one team to the Saturday event. We will still field one team for the Sunday event, but that team will consist only of Neil and me.
by Duncan Idaho
Wed Mar 03, 2010 7:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Norcross mirrors the Prison Bowl -3/6/10- (GA)
Replies: 44
Views: 8030

Re: Norcross mirrors the Prison Bowl -3/6/10- (GA)

If there is any room for us in the field, Southside would like to register one team for this. We can most likely bring two buzzers.
by Duncan Idaho
Mon Mar 01, 2010 12:48 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Norcross mirrors the Prison Bowl -3/6/10- (GA)
Replies: 44
Views: 8030

Re: Norcross mirrors the Prison Bowl -3/6/10- (GA)

I can ensure that the rounds will not run until 5:30. I can say with a certain degree of certainty that we will have 24 teams at the tournament. If this dream of mine comes true, then we will split the field into 3 brackets for the preliminary rounds for every team to play 7 round-robin matches. Th...
by Duncan Idaho
Sun Feb 28, 2010 2:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Minnesota Undergrad Tournament 2010 (3/6/2010)
Replies: 51
Views: 22995

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Minnesota Undergrad Tournament 2010 (3/6/2010)

Frater Taciturnus wrote:
Zip Zap Rap Pants wrote:What's with all the Tuesday tournaments these days? :capybara:
Matt what on earth are you taking about.
I think Matt is confusing Saturday, March 6 with Tuesday, April 6.
by Duncan Idaho
Sat Feb 27, 2010 11:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl III at Hunter HS (NYC) - 2/27/10
Replies: 135
Views: 127081

Re: Prison Bowl III at Hunter HS (NYC) - 2/27/10

Carangoides ciliarius wrote:
stats wrote:LASA 5 0 0 1.00 500.00 172.00 328.00 67 10 100 25.00 500.00 67 1880 28.06
Wow.
Is it the opinion of the editors that this set is significantly easier than last year's set?

EDIT: grammar
by Duncan Idaho
Sat Feb 27, 2010 10:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wofford College (SC) Tournament 2/27/2010
Replies: 24
Views: 3798

Re: Wofford College (SC) Tournament 2/27/2010

Would it be rude of me to state the outcome before the TD has had a chance to do so? Not really - it's common practice. It might be too early to start clamoring for stats, but that's different. Southside A defeated Dorman "A" 500-210. The semifinalists, if I'm not mistaken, were Freedom A and South...
by Duncan Idaho
Sat Feb 27, 2010 10:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wofford College (SC) Tournament 2/27/2010
Replies: 24
Views: 3798

Re: Wofford College (SC) Tournament 2/27/2010

This "Dorman B" team appears to clearly belong in the top 25 in the country. They beat Southside's regular A team and averaged 508 PPG. Wow! I feel sorry for the unfortunate schools that had to play both this Dorman team and Southside A in the preliminary rounds. Glad it wasn't my team... Cathy Hir...
by Duncan Idaho
Sun Feb 21, 2010 11:00 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals at Clemson (2/20/10)
Replies: 15
Views: 3208

Re: ACF Regionals at Clemson (2/20/10)

grapesmoker wrote:Stats are here.
With regard to finals, USC A played our team in an advantaged final. USC won the first game, winning the tournament.
by Duncan Idaho
Sun Feb 21, 2010 10:51 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Global announcement: ACF Regionals 2010
Replies: 46
Views: 27709

Re: Global announcement: ACF Regionals 2010

To clarify, you don't need to post just because you requested access; we all get an e-mail telling us that. We only need you to post if you think we're not going to recognize your username and therefore wouldn't approve you based on not knowing whether or not you've played. I played for Southside a...
by Duncan Idaho
Wed Feb 17, 2010 8:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals at Clemson (2/20/10)
Replies: 15
Views: 3208

Re: ACF Regionals at Clemson (2/20/10)

Nick wrote:Its looking like this is going to be a quadruple round-robin between USC A, USC B, Southside, and a House team (which will be Clemson's regular line-up). Meet in Daniel Hall Auditorium between 8:30 and 8:45. Games start at 9.
So UNC dropped and we have no confirmation from UGA?
by Duncan Idaho
Mon Feb 15, 2010 6:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: T-Party Discussion Forum
Replies: 20
Views: 2507

Re: T-Party Discussion Forum

Read 2 rounds and TDed.
by Duncan Idaho
Sun Feb 14, 2010 6:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Eyes That Do Not See - Visual Tournament Side Event
Replies: 18
Views: 4199

Re: Eyes That Do Not See - Visual Tournament Side Event

Bentley Like Beckham wrote:Just as a reminder that this set is still off limits for discussion until 2/27. If you have any specific feedback you want to give me, you can e-mail me at uwquizbowl@gmail.com
Will this set be posted once all mirrors are complete?
by Duncan Idaho
Sun Feb 14, 2010 5:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HSAPQ National All Star Academic Tournament in 2010
Replies: 161
Views: 55726

Re: HSAPQ National All Star Academic Tournament in 2010

Question: If KAAC does not field a team to represent Kentucky (it seems like right now they are only sending a team to Panasonic), does that mean we can just combine a few of the best players from the state and play as Team Kentucky? If you intend to do this, you need to organize, talk to your pote...
by Duncan Idaho
Sun Feb 14, 2010 5:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southside Tiger Tourney - Postponed
Replies: 7
Views: 1639

Re: Southside Tiger Tourney - 1/30/2010

Snowpocalypse has defeated Southside again. This tournament is being postponed again due to calls for snow on Monday morning. We are attempting to reschedule for a date in the spring, since we've already bought the question set from NAQT.
by Duncan Idaho
Sun Feb 14, 2010 4:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Centre T-Party Mirror 2/13/2010
Replies: 57
Views: 8274

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Centre T-Party Mirror 2/13/2010

List of ferry operators in Japan wrote:Our team seems to be missing from the "team detail" and "individual detail" pages, so it would be nice if that were among your corrections.
Dunbar A is also missing from the detail pages.
by Duncan Idaho
Sun Feb 14, 2010 3:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Southeast at Furman (2/13)
Replies: 84
Views: 18822

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Southeast at Furman (2/13)

Edited post above contains the full report, as well as my thanks to everyone who made this tournament possible.
by Duncan Idaho
Sat Feb 13, 2010 9:20 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Southeast at Furman (2/13)
Replies: 84
Views: 18822

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Southeast at Furman (2/13)

This happened, despite the adverse weather. The field played a double round robin (10 games), and USC A cleared the field, going 9-1. The House team finished with the second-highest record, 8-2, but was ineligible for the championship. Final Standings: USC A, 9-1 House, 8-2 FSU, 5-5 Ahmad/Wes, 5-5 C...
by Duncan Idaho
Sat Feb 13, 2010 1:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Southeast at Furman (2/13)
Replies: 84
Views: 18822

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Southeast at Furman (2/13)

12:04 PM: Games begin. The new TD is quaking in his boots.
by Duncan Idaho
Sat Feb 13, 2010 12:50 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Southeast at Furman (2/13)
Replies: 84
Views: 18822

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Southeast at Furman (2/13)

Just wanted to let everyone know before I head to bed that this tournament is still happening. Registration will be from 9:00 to 10:00, as stated above. If nothing goes wrong, the tournament will start by 10:30. We are still in the same buildings, and everything else sent in the email is still appli...
by Duncan Idaho
Fri Feb 12, 2010 5:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Southeast at Furman (2/13)
Replies: 84
Views: 18822

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Southeast at Furman (2/13)

I was also thinking a hotel could be possible. Ahmad and FSU are going to keep driving until it's officially canceled, and if they end up making it maybe we could just do it at whatever hotel they stop at. (each team may need to throw down $10 each or something in order to rent the extra three room...
by Duncan Idaho
Fri Feb 12, 2010 5:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Southeast at Furman (2/13)
Replies: 84
Views: 18822

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Southeast at Furman (2/13)

The primary problem right now is that Furman may close their buildings because of the weather, BUT they are not required to tell us whether they are closing the buildings until tomorrow at 6:00 AM. Nick Clusserath suggested a solution which is a little laughable, but which might actually work. He su...
by Duncan Idaho
Thu Feb 11, 2010 4:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wofford College (SC) Tournament 2/27/2010
Replies: 24
Views: 3798

Re: Wofford College (SC) Tournament 2/27/2010

Southside would like to register two teams for this. I'll send a formal email once I get home from school.
by Duncan Idaho
Mon Feb 08, 2010 2:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Southeast at Furman (2/13)
Replies: 84
Views: 18822

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Southeast at Furman (2/13)

Crazy Andy Watkins wrote:OFFICIAL DELIBERATION approved both those teams. Have at it.
I assume you're referring to their packet responsabilities? Nathan and I are still discussing whether or not to allow their open teams.
by Duncan Idaho
Sun Feb 07, 2010 10:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Southeast at Furman (2/13)
Replies: 84
Views: 18822

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Southeast at Furman (2/13)

Although it is short notice, a friend and I would like to possibly be allowed to somehow participate in this event. Until only very recently, we both believed that we would have conflicts with dates the last three Saturday's of February, but have both recently gotten this Saturday free. Obviously i...
by Duncan Idaho
Mon Feb 01, 2010 6:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Spring Offensive at HSNCT (5/29/2010)
Replies: 217
Views: 75218

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Spring Offensive at HSNCT (5/29/2010)

Ming Lin and I will probably play this if we attend HSNCT.
by Duncan Idaho
Mon Feb 01, 2010 4:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Southside Tiger Tourney - Postponed
Replies: 7
Views: 1639

Re: Southside Tiger Tourney - 1/30/2010

FredMorlan wrote:How did this go?
This event had to be postponed because of inclement weather. The Greenville County School District canceled all weekend activities, including this tournament. We are currently rescheduling. It is likely that this will be held on President's Day, February 15.
by Duncan Idaho
Mon Feb 01, 2010 12:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Weekend of Quizbowl (3/6+7/10)
Replies: 44
Views: 7950

Re: Weekend of Quizbowl (3/6+7/10)

Dark Ages: Fae wrote:
Alright. I am now expressing interest for the lit singles tournament.
Ditto.
by Duncan Idaho
Sun Jan 31, 2010 1:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Southeast at Furman (2/13)
Replies: 84
Views: 18822

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Southeast at Furman (2/13)

Well of course there are going to be paper tournaments which last longer than some paperless tournaments, but that's probably because of the people running the tournament, the questions themselves, or any number of other things. Paperless tournaments can and do work really well sometimes, but for e...
by Duncan Idaho
Sun Jan 24, 2010 1:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Dorman Cavalier Challenge - 1/23/10 (Spartanburg, SC)
Replies: 46
Views: 8222

Re: Dorman Cavalier Challenge - 1/23/10 (Spartanburg, SC)

RyuAqua wrote:Will these questions be posted?
In the same vein, will there be discussion, whether in this thread or another?
by Duncan Idaho
Fri Jan 15, 2010 9:19 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)

Southside's pseudonym for this tournament will be The Physical Impossibility of Defeating Southside in the Mind of Someone Living. This is necessary because we don't have official school sponsorship. I don't care how you enter us during the tournament, so long as the final stats show us with our pse...
by Duncan Idaho
Thu Jan 14, 2010 6:03 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)

Difficulties resulting from our not being sponsored by our school mean that our B team can no longer attend this tournament. Sorry to drop this on you two days before the tournament, Wes.