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by adosreme
Mon May 25, 2015 7:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MÖRE WEIGHT
Replies: 41
Views: 17632

Re: NASAT mirror at uWaterloo (27th June)

Peter13 wrote:For MERE/MOREWEIGHT, who/where do we send the completed packets to? Also, where do we draw the line between the legitimate and the ridiculous?
I hope you know things about Norwegian reality television
by adosreme
Fri May 15, 2015 7:14 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (15th August)
Replies: 36
Views: 16569

Re: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (15th August)

Some members of the Toronto club are interested in playing Tricon at this event. Can Waterloo make this happen?
by adosreme
Wed Apr 29, 2015 8:52 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACFNATIONALS - A JRPG tournament
Replies: 99
Views: 47713

Re: ACFNATIONALS - A JRPG tournament

If your field still allows for signups, Arjun Sondhi would like to play this while I sit beside him and wait for clues about Final Fantasy VI and Dragon Warrior IV
by adosreme
Thu Mar 26, 2015 10:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals - Ann Arbor, MI, 04/18-19/2015 - main thread
Replies: 89
Views: 57199

Re: ACF Nationals - Ann Arbor, MI, 04/18-19/2015 - main thre

I was talking with the Toronto team at practice tonight, and they told me that they sent you an email stating that they could no longer attend due to conflicts with exam period but did not receive acknowledgement that you were aware of that. If someone on the logistics team could confirm this with M...
by adosreme
Wed Mar 25, 2015 10:38 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT 2015 Specific question discussion
Replies: 45
Views: 7112

Re: Specific question discussion

First, I'd like to express my satisfaction with the fact that there were, if I recall correctly, no less than three dance tossups in this tournament. That said, could I please see the one on "Spain?" (packet 13 I believe) I'm curious as to where the power was and the exact wording of the leadin that...
by adosreme
Thu Mar 12, 2015 10:59 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: COTTAGE Bowl - Global Announcement
Replies: 66
Views: 36274

Re: COTTAGE Bowl - Global Announcement

Like Aaron, I've seen links to things from "Polandball" on Facebook This is exactly why I thought it was the easy part. Even if you didn't know that this was a subreddit, the clues should have pointed you towards Polandball in the first place (anecdotally speaking, I haven't ever heard of the subre...
by adosreme
Thu Mar 12, 2015 7:57 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: COTTAGE Bowl - Global Announcement
Replies: 66
Views: 36274

Re: COTTAGE Bowl - Global Announcement

Bonus 14 (pretty much just three incomprehensible [really, you had over two months to fix these typos!], tenuously-related hard parts ): For 10 points each, name some subreddits: [10] The title character cannot into space in this subreddit of user created images with country flags as round objects....
by adosreme
Thu Mar 05, 2015 11:27 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: New Coke Presents: MacVanity, March 7, 2015
Replies: 21
Views: 9961

Re: New Coke Presents: MacVanity, March 7, 2015

Do we have a location/start time for this?
by adosreme
Wed Feb 25, 2015 8:42 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: New Coke Presents: MacVanity, March 7, 2015
Replies: 21
Views: 9961

Re: New Coke Presents: MacVanity, March 7, 2015

As far as I know, there are going to be three Waterloo teams coming to this.
by adosreme
Thu Feb 12, 2015 9:13 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: New Coke Presents: MacVanity, March 7, 2015
Replies: 21
Views: 9961

Re: New Coke Presents: MacVanity, March 7, 2015

I am coming to this and will have one, possibly two, packets written for it.
by adosreme
Thu Feb 12, 2015 9:12 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACRONYM @ Carleton University (Mar. 1/15)
Replies: 13
Views: 7552

Re: ACRONYM @ Carleton University (Mar. 1/15)

I will be playing this with Christine Irwin, Shelby Robert, and a fourth player whose identity is so shrouded in mystery that even I don't know who it will be yet.

Edit: Our fourth is Cole Jackes.
by adosreme
Mon Feb 09, 2015 2:01 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements
Replies: 577
Views: 302451

Re: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements

Dave Knapp has uploaded the Lowbrow Oxford Open (LOO) here. http://trash.quizbowlpackets.com/1679/ In its original incarnation, the tournament was played on the Sunday morning of Oxford Open weekend, and was won by the Trashtards. There are 13 packets of 21/0, roughly half written by packet submiss...
by adosreme
Tue Feb 03, 2015 11:31 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: McMaster Invitational, Feb. 21, 2015 @ McMaster
Replies: 8
Views: 4100

Re: McMaster Invitational, Feb. 21, 2015 @ McMaster

Are you using the same set from the Ottawa Quizbowl Tournament X back in November? http://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=16423&p=290166 If so, then teams from Ottawa should make sure they didn't play that tournament in the case that they were planning on making the drive down for this.
by adosreme
Sun Feb 01, 2015 4:07 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT at Carleton University (February 7, 2015)
Replies: 17
Views: 8532

Re: NAQT SCT at Carleton University (February 7, 2015)

TheRhymeMinister wrote:And yes, we'll be sure to include an excursion to the Carleton buffet as part of the lunch options
Wait, what? This presence of such an option is a potential game changer. Yet only time will tell whether it holds up to the unlimited bacon at Ottawa
by adosreme
Mon Jan 05, 2015 10:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement - 2015 Ottawa Hybrid - March 14, 2015
Replies: 28
Views: 18190

Re: Announcement - 2015 Ottawa Hybrid - March 14, 2015

minusfive wrote:
bmcke wrote: "Waterloo A"
Hell no. That team (consisting of Aayush R., Aaron D.R., Christine I., and myself) is "TURN DOWN FOR WHATERLOO." Nothing else will do in addressing this glorious team.
Unlike Pablo Neruda, that night I could not write the saddest line
by adosreme
Fri Nov 21, 2014 11:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: DEES: November 22nd, 2014
Replies: 39
Views: 28295

Re: DEES: November 22nd, 2014

I'm sorry for the short notice, but I am an open player attending the Waterloo mirror tomorrow. There are currently no other open players and the RIT team has one player also. Would it be alright for us to play the tournament together?
by adosreme
Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:42 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Global Announce: Introductory Collaborative Collegiate Set
Replies: 37
Views: 20623

Re: Global Announce: Introductory Collaborative Collegiate S

I actually just sat down to respond to emails. I'm sorry for taking so long to get back to some of them; I've been going back and forth between doctors over the past couple of weeks. No problem. I was just worried that I wouldn't be able to give them a definitive answer one way or the other before ...
by adosreme
Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:16 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Global Announce: Introductory Collaborative Collegiate Set
Replies: 37
Views: 20623

Re: Global Announce: Introductory Collaborative Collegiate S

I am curious about this rule regarding eligibility: "iii. If you have ever scored at least 30 points per game at any college tournament." In particular, I have one interested and one potential sophomore player (Meghan Torchia and Faheem Pahlwan, respectively) who scored over 30 points at last year's...
by adosreme
Mon Sep 22, 2014 3:40 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ICCS @ uWaterloo (September 27th)
Replies: 9
Views: 3203

Re: ICCS @ uWaterloo (September 27th)

Toronto will be sending one team.
by adosreme
Fri Sep 19, 2014 8:40 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl @ McMaster (Oct. 18)
Replies: 22
Views: 7848

Re: Penn Bowl @ McMaster (Oct. 18)

Is this tournament still happening? I'm wondering why the host is sending its players to another site on the same day... This is still happening. AFAIK Jay Misuk is in Philadelphia for non-quizbowl reasons that weekend that could fit Penn Bowl into his schedule. This is what I believe as well. Are ...
by adosreme
Wed Sep 03, 2014 4:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: COTTAGE Bowl at Carleton University
Replies: 14
Views: 7138

Re: COTTAGE Bowl at Carleton University

I am definitely interested in playing this tournament, probably with a contingent of people from Waterloo.
by adosreme
Mon Aug 11, 2014 1:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Texas QB Camp Tournament mirror at uWaterloo (10th August)
Replies: 15
Views: 6036

Re: Texas QB Camp Tournament mirror at uWaterloo (10th Augus

Stats are up: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/2291/ Edit: Some of the stat columns (P/N and G/N) are incorrect I imagine because of the addition of the superpowers column. Others (TUH) are appearing as the number of tossups having been heard by the player in round 10. I don't know why this ...
by adosreme
Sun Aug 10, 2014 8:57 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (9th August)
Replies: 47
Views: 18484

Re: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (9th August)

Stats! (I think I lost the finals stats sheets, but the rest are definitely here)

http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... und_robin/
by adosreme
Thu Aug 07, 2014 2:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (9th August)
Replies: 47
Views: 18484

Re: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (9th August)

I would post a defence of superteams except that it's superfluous when the tournament has "Open" in it. Not to turn this into a debate on superteams, but open tournament or not, "I care about winning so I'm going to (edit: assemble) a team that comprises the strongest individual players in the fiel...
by adosreme
Tue Aug 05, 2014 8:21 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (9th August)
Replies: 47
Views: 18484

Re: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (9th August)

I think we should try some Tricon if there's time (maybe read a packet or two for fun during lunches). I heard VCU's packet was Interesting. I disagree that we should do this. Two side events are already going to take us pretty late and partially running one during lunch is a way to allow us to end...
by adosreme
Tue Aug 05, 2014 12:25 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (9th August)
Replies: 47
Views: 18484

Re: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (9th August)

Rumor has it that Jordan, Jay, Almas, and Patrick are forming a superteam for Saturday. It's not unprecedented. Jordan seems to have a specific inclination for forming superteams at open tournaments. I think we should try some Tricon if there's time (maybe read a packet or two for fun during lunche...
by adosreme
Mon Aug 04, 2014 10:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open 2014: August 2
Replies: 57
Views: 29320

Re: VCU Open 2014: August 2

Just out of curiosity, how long did the tournaments/various side events take and what formats did you use for them? Knowing that would help us with time estimates for the Waterloo mirror this weekend.
by adosreme
Mon Aug 04, 2014 10:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (9th August)
Replies: 47
Views: 18484

Re: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (9th August)

I have mixed feelings about the draft; of course it's nice to meet new people, but it can lead to some wonky teams (e.g. 4 players with significant overlap in history knowledge), and can be poorly organized. Team roster-building is (or at least should be) very meticulous and strategic, and not (or ...
by adosreme
Mon Aug 04, 2014 10:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Texas QB Camp Tournament mirror at uWaterloo (10th August)
Replies: 15
Views: 6036

Re: Texas QB Camp Tournament mirror at uWaterloo (10th Augus

Masked Canadian History Bandit wrote:I propose that we consider running some kind of draft to get people to play with new people.
You could also just hook up with another team and swap players to form two semi-new teams.
by adosreme
Mon Aug 04, 2014 10:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (9th August)
Replies: 47
Views: 18484

Re: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (9th August)

If there's no significant overlap between the DUST and Landscapes fields, could there possibly be two simultaneous shootouts going on (or at least play some rounds at the same time to save some time). I really want to play both side events...I was planning to run one on Saturday after VCUO and the ...
by adosreme
Sat Aug 02, 2014 6:08 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Texas QB Camp Tournament mirror at uWaterloo (10th August)
Replies: 15
Views: 6036

Re: Texas QB Camp Tournament mirror at uWaterloo (10th Augus

Toronto will have at least one team for this, even if it's just me.
by adosreme
Mon Jul 28, 2014 10:25 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (9th August)
Replies: 47
Views: 18484

Re: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (9th August)

Senator_Jay wrote:Imma play, not sure whom with though at this point. I've had a few offers already, but any expressions of interest should be directed to my facebook or a pm.
Jay will be announcing which team he has chosen to play for in a one-hour primetime TV special on QBPN.
by adosreme
Mon Jul 28, 2014 12:17 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (9th August)
Replies: 47
Views: 18484

Re: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (9th August)

Imaginary Landscapes II, Tricon 2.5, DUST as side events? If we do side events, I would suggest picking at most 2 out of the 3. Besides that, I have no special preference as to what gets played. If the number of side events is limited, then I am much more excited about Imaginary Landscapes and DUST...
by adosreme
Fri Jul 25, 2014 9:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (9th August)
Replies: 47
Views: 18484

Re: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (9th August)

Masked Canadian History Bandit wrote:Imaginary Landscapes II, Tricon 2.5, DUST as side events?
I would play any and all of these side events.
by adosreme
Fri Jul 25, 2014 10:51 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (9th August)
Replies: 47
Views: 18484

Re: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (9th August)

Toronto will be sending at least one team to this.

Edit: Toronto is currently looking to send 2 teams, some of whose players actually attend(ed) Waterloo. We will let you know if this changes.
by adosreme
Mon Jul 21, 2014 10:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Secret Island Discussion
Replies: 11
Views: 3476

Re: Secret Island Discussion

Thanks for the great tournament, Auroni. I was pretty much there to back up Jay, but was excited to hear a question on Heroes 3, which is probably my favourite PC game ever.
by adosreme
Sun Jul 13, 2014 9:54 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2014
Replies: 52
Views: 24477

Re: VETO 2014

Could you please include round report? I'm curious to see the difficulty variance in these packets. The packets used were: Old Waterloo Toronto B2ER Westmount Lisgar McMaster Carleton Ottawa Waterloo A Washington Rolls Washington Bentley Jordan Palmer in that order. I will update the stats later to...
by adosreme
Sun Jul 13, 2014 12:19 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2014
Replies: 52
Views: 24477

Re: VETO 2014

We had 9 teams at the Toronto site. After the round robin, the leaders were the Masked Canadian Victory Bandits with a 7-1 records, followed by a tie between B2ER and I've Got 72 Revolutions But A Bitch Ain't One at 6-2. 72 Revolutions won the tiebreaker and ended up facing the Victory Bandits down ...
by adosreme
Mon Jul 07, 2014 5:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2014
Replies: 52
Views: 24477

Re: VETO 2014

Final details cross-posted from the Facebook event for the Toronto mirror: For Toronto teams, once your packets are done, send them to Peter McCorquodale at tak_seorangpun at yahoo dot com with your packet and any other files (audio clips, pictures, etc.) as attachments. Note that the due date is st...
by adosreme
Sat Jul 05, 2014 1:40 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Imaginary Landscape no. 2 at VCU Open
Replies: 11
Views: 5261

Re: Imaginary Landscape no. 2 at VCU Open

Thank you very much!
by adosreme
Fri Jul 04, 2014 8:53 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Imaginary Landscape no. 2 at VCU Open
Replies: 11
Views: 5261

Re: Imaginary Landscape no. 2 at VCU Open

Is there a place where we can find Imaginary Landscape 1/is it even available for public consumption?
by adosreme
Tue Jul 01, 2014 10:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2014
Replies: 52
Views: 24477

Re: VETO 2014

The field post has been updated. At this point I'd like to preserve the bye so I'm going to ask that, in the (in my estimation) unlikely event that another team wants to sign up, that they will have to do so in a way that keeps the field at an odd number of teams. (whether that is finding another te...
by adosreme
Tue Jun 24, 2014 12:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Gorilla Literature Singles (July 20, Chicago)
Replies: 64
Views: 31122

Re: Gorilla Literature Singles (July 20, Chicago)

I think you have it mostly right, John. Except that: Case 3a: Player D's packet is being read for Round 2. He moderates Round 2. Player C has the lowest score for Round 2. Now, both Player C and Player D have to go to the second room for Round 3. The top room will now contain Player A, Player B, and...
by adosreme
Tue Jun 17, 2014 1:57 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Miscellaneous Quizbowl Events @ UWaterloo (July 5, 2014)
Replies: 29
Views: 10321

Re: Miscellaneous Quizbowl Events @ UWaterloo (July 5, 2014)

May we also read some of the packets out of the Trash Clearinghouse?
by adosreme
Mon Jun 16, 2014 12:17 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2014
Replies: 52
Views: 24477

Re: VETO 2014

Overly harsh and essentially incorrect, my apologies, Joe. But an expanded/verified list would be appreciated. I guess in late June, when the "deadline" is? The field list has been updated. So far, Dennis has sent me confirmation and Toronto as well as both Waterloo teams are in the process of writ...
by adosreme
Wed Jun 11, 2014 7:46 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Open online mirror of NASAT -- June 21
Replies: 91
Views: 43861

Re: Open online mirror of NASAT -- June 21

I would like to sign up for this tournament. I plan to play it with various Canadians.

Edit: The team that I have currently put together is Cameron Amini of Colonel By, Aayush Rajasekaran of Waterloo, Waterloo alumnus Huma Zafar, and myself
by adosreme
Tue Jun 10, 2014 8:45 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Gorilla Literature Singles (July 20, Chicago)
Replies: 64
Views: 31122

Re: Gorilla Literature Singles (July 20, Chicago)

I would like to play this side event and have added my name to the spreadsheet.
by adosreme
Wed Jun 04, 2014 10:58 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2014
Replies: 52
Views: 24477

Re: VETO 2014

I've edited my post above (the second one in this thread) to be a field update for the Toronto site in case people have missed it. At this point, if you want to confirm a registration for the Toronto mirror, then feel free to shoot me an email at adosreme@gmail.com Edit: I will confirm at our meetin...
by adosreme
Sun May 18, 2014 8:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Online mirror of College History Bowl
Replies: 49
Views: 15995

Re: Online mirror of College History Bowl

A big thanks to everyone who put their time and effort into running this for us today. Even as someone who is awful at all things historical, I had an excellent time playing this set!