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by adosreme
Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: Fight the Power: A Hip-Hop Tournament
Replies: 32
Views: 16798

Re: Fight the Power: A Hip-Hop Tournament

I played this at the Canadian mirror this weekend. It was a very enjoyable tournament! Thanks for writing it!
by adosreme
Fri Mar 10, 2017 12:25 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: (This) Tournament is a Crime Mirror @ Toronto (12.03.17)
Replies: 8
Views: 4728

Re: (This) Tournament is a Crime Mirror @ Toronto (12.03.17)

One additional reminder - clocks will be going ahead an hour at 2am on Sunday morning this weekend. Don't be late because of this!
by adosreme
Thu Feb 09, 2017 11:00 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: FLOREAT (Global Announcement)
Replies: 31
Views: 14653

Re: FLOREAT (Global Announcement)

Cheynem wrote:Is there a way to play the original British version?
Seconded. Personally, I love hearing all the uniquely British content. It's one of the things that makes sets like Oxford Open unique and one of the reasons why I like playing that set every year.
by adosreme
Thu Dec 08, 2016 1:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACRONYM X Mirror @ U of T (March 11th, 2017)
Replies: 6
Views: 3836

Re: ACRONYM X Mirror @ U of T (March 11th, 2016)

I'd like to register a team. Teammates TBD.
by adosreme
Tue Nov 01, 2016 8:42 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO Trash Mirror @ Toronto (10/30/2016)
Replies: 5
Views: 3180

Re: CO Trash Mirror @ Toronto (10/30/2016)

Stat posting has been delayed due to An Unfortunate Incident. They should be up by the end of tomorrow. In case you haven't seen it, the stats can be found here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/3992/ After a 10-round double round robin, "Alt Bright" beat "Buy Civ 6 On iTunes" in the second...
by adosreme
Fri Oct 28, 2016 1:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO Trash Mirror @ Toronto (10/30/2016)
Replies: 5
Views: 3180

Re: CO Trash Mirror @ Toronto (10/30/2016)

Here is the logistics email for this event: Greetings! Thank you for participating in the Toronto mirror of CO Trash on Sunday. This tournament will be held in Sidney Smith Hall (SS). I am asking that teams meet in the control room, SS2101, at 8:30am. Games will begin at 9am. If you are later than t...
by adosreme
Wed Oct 19, 2016 11:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO Trash Mirror @ Toronto (10/30/2016)
Replies: 5
Views: 3180

Re: CO Trash Mirror @ Toronto (10/30/2016)

A team of (at least) myself, Jay Misuk and Victor Ferreira will be there, assuming this is still going on? Yes, this is still happening. Also, if anyone is interested in playing this tournament but doesn't have teammates, please let me know or sign up in this thread as a free agent and we'll do wha...
by adosreme
Sat Oct 15, 2016 8:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Bride of the Guerrilla Tournament (Film 2016)
Replies: 26
Views: 10755

Re: Bride of the Guerrilla Tournament (Film 2016)

eliza.grames wrote:
Cheynem wrote:No.
...are you going to post it? You can't deprive the quizbowl community of my bad shark movie questions forever.
We're having a Canadian mirror tomorrow so that might be part of why this hasn't been posted yet
by adosreme
Sun Oct 02, 2016 3:13 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Side Event Sunday @ Carleton (October 16, 2016)
Replies: 6
Views: 3264

Re: Side Event Sunday @ Carleton (October 16, 2016)

I want to play both of these events and am looking for teammates
by adosreme
Fri Sep 09, 2016 12:01 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO Trash Mirror @ Toronto (10/30/2016)
Replies: 5
Views: 3180

CO Trash Mirror @ Toronto (10/30/2016)

Hello! The University of Toronto will be holding a mirror of CO Trash on October 30, 2016, the Sunday after Penn Bowl. This mirror will be open, meaning that anyone can play with anyone else that they wish. More information on this set can be found at http://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f...
by adosreme
Wed Aug 10, 2016 7:43 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Carleton University Side Event Weekend (Aug 20/21)
Replies: 9
Views: 4626

Re: Carleton University Side Event Weekend (Aug 20/21)

If this is the only place where the schedule is being posted, then can someone update it to reflect the fact that the roster of events has changed with ARTSEE replacing NATT?

Also, Toronto will be bringing approximately 6-8 people to this.
by adosreme
Tue Aug 02, 2016 1:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Carleton University Side Event Weekend (Aug 20/21)
Replies: 9
Views: 4626

Re: Carleton University Side Event Weekend (Aug 20/21)

Continuing my campaign to get people interested in comics by noting that I'll gladly send GRAPHIC over to the organizers so that people can play at-will if they find the time during lunch or something. (The fee being "donate what you want.") I might be wrong, but I think we had someone who was real...
by adosreme
Fri Jul 01, 2016 11:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open Trash 2016 (July 24, 2016)
Replies: 131
Views: 60212

Re: Chicago Open Trash 2016 (July 24, 2016)

We have a change in our roster. Since Christine Irwin and Adam Swift have moved onto Arlo Lyle's team, our team has picked up Ian Greig as a fourth.
by adosreme
Tue Jun 28, 2016 3:22 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open Trash 2016 (July 24, 2016)
Replies: 131
Views: 60212

Re: Chicago Open Trash 2016 (July 24, 2016)

theMoMA wrote:If we can get to 20, we'd need another staffer as well. Is anyone in the Canadian contingent potentially interested in staffing?
I'll ask some of the CO people when I see them at our HSNCT mirror in two weeks, but I'd expect that this is unlikely.
by adosreme
Fri Jun 24, 2016 10:12 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open Trash 2016 (July 24, 2016)
Replies: 131
Views: 60212

Re: Chicago Open Trash 2016 (July 24, 2016)

Are there still spots on teams 19 and 20 available? Canada is currently trying to work out a situation where we have 1 or 2 extra people interested
by adosreme
Thu May 26, 2016 12:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MacVanity III: The Return of Jeff Goldblum
Replies: 14
Views: 7266

Re: MacVanity III: The Return of Jeff Goldblum

I'm playing this with Isaac and Lamar. Isaac and I are working on a pack. It will likely be unthemed.
by adosreme
Fri Apr 29, 2016 12:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MacVanity III: The Return of Jeff Goldblum
Replies: 14
Views: 7266

Re: MacVanity III: The Return of Jeff Goldblum

I can attend this only if it's on the 18th
by adosreme
Mon Mar 28, 2016 11:49 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open Trash 2016 (July 24, 2016)
Replies: 131
Views: 60212

Re: Chicago Open Trash 2016 (July 24, 2016)

I'd like to register a team for this. Other players TBD.
by adosreme
Wed Mar 16, 2016 12:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT @ McMaster - 03/19/2016
Replies: 9
Views: 4721

Re: MUT @ McMaster - 03/19/2016

Are there going to be any side events at this tournament?
by adosreme
Sat Mar 12, 2016 7:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Acronym IX @ McMaster - 03/20/2016
Replies: 4
Views: 3102

Re: Acronym IX @ McMaster - 03/20/2016

I'd like to register a team with Christine Irwin, Adam Swift, and Kira Vimal.
by adosreme
Wed Mar 02, 2016 7:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: COTTAGE Bowl 2: General Discussion
Replies: 14
Views: 2158

Re: General Discussion

Sorry for the delay on this response, and thank you once again for all your feedback. I don't really think #3 was addressed as much-- there were multiple instances where my teammates and I buzzed in the first or second line on one of the most well-known things about the subject (e.g. a plotline from...
by adosreme
Mon Feb 29, 2016 8:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: COTTAGE Bowl 2: General Discussion
Replies: 14
Views: 2158

Re: General Discussion

Hey Logan, thank you very much for the feedback! I'll comment on it later when I get the chance, but this is very much appreciated!
by adosreme
Sat Feb 27, 2016 2:46 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: "Stanford Housewrite" @ Waterloo (28/02/2016)
Replies: 23
Views: 10260

Re: "Stanford Housewrite" @ Waterloo (28/02/2016)

Okay then I'm definitely looking for teammates.
by adosreme
Fri Feb 26, 2016 1:23 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: "Stanford Housewrite" @ Waterloo (28/02/2016)
Replies: 23
Views: 10260

Re: "Stanford Housewrite" @ Waterloo (28/02/2016)

Will there be any shorthanded discounts for this tournament?
by adosreme
Thu Feb 18, 2016 12:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: "Stanford Housewrite" @ Waterloo (28/02/2016)
Replies: 23
Views: 10260

Re: "Stanford Housewrite" @ Waterloo (28/02/2016)

I'm now planning on attending this mirror and am looking for teammates.
by adosreme
Tue Feb 02, 2016 2:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: COTTAGE Bowl 2: Specific Question Discussion
Replies: 8
Views: 1401

Re: Specific Question Discussion

A spreadsheet with all the music answer lines can be found here for your interest: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Ri-_ybNbhvUxiMqahj_frPqnvYu4uq6hj--HyMqiwcQ/edit?usp=sharing The intended split for the 4/4 music is 1/1 pop, 1/1 rock, 1/1 R&B/Hip Hop/Rap/Soul/etc., 1/1 other with approximate...
by adosreme
Tue Feb 02, 2016 2:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: COTTAGE Bowl 2: Specific Question Discussion
Replies: 8
Views: 1401

Re: Specific Question Discussion

(Moved from general discussion) Here are a few comments that I remember overhearing/was told on Sunday: - Ben buzzed early in the first line of the OK Computer tossup but got negged because he didn't know they were looking for an album - The pack 15 Beatles bonus says that Get Back is on Abbey Road ...
by adosreme
Fri Dec 25, 2015 1:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Christmas Present (side event for "stanford housewrite")
Replies: 6
Views: 10466

Re: Christmas Present (side event for "stanford housewrite")

This side event sounds awesome and I really look forward to playing it.
by adosreme
Mon Dec 14, 2015 4:19 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: IRC Festivus 2015: Rex Ryan's Revenge
Replies: 37
Views: 19008

Re: IRC Festivus 2015: Rex Ryan's Revenge

I can read somewhere around 10-15 tossups from my MacVanity 2 pack. They are all common link tossups and mostly trash.
by adosreme
Sat Dec 05, 2015 5:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: University of Toronto Novice Tournament -- Dec. 5th, 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 3522

Re: University of Toronto Novice Tournament -- Dec. 5th, 201

Congratulations to East Scarborough A, who converted their advantage in an advantaged final against White Oaks into a win in the second game. Thanks to all the teams who attended this tournament, thanks to all the staffers, including Aayush from Waterloo and Jay and Elizabeth from Mac who helped us ...
by adosreme
Tue Nov 24, 2015 12:09 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open @ McMaster (Nov. 21, 2015)
Replies: 7
Views: 3581

Re: Missouri Open @ McMaster (Nov. 21, 2015)

This was a very enjoyable weekend! I was very impressed with both your tournament directing, Peter, and by the moderation staff!
by adosreme
Wed Nov 11, 2015 12:13 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl at Carleton University (November 14, 2015)
Replies: 7
Views: 4520

Re: Penn Bowl at Carleton University (November 14, 2015)

Toronto is going to be sending one team. We'll have 1 set of buzzers and there will be a total of three staffers (Huma Zafar, Andrew Yim, and myself) split between us and Waterloo. We're also interested in playing SHWARMA and eating at the Carleton buffet.
by adosreme
Tue Nov 03, 2015 12:43 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open @ McMaster (Nov. 21, 2015)
Replies: 7
Views: 3581

Re: Missouri Open @ McMaster (Nov. 21, 2015)

I'll be playing this with Paul Kasinski, Kira Vimal, and Faith Barrett.

edit: Faith Barrett is our fourth.
by adosreme
Fri Aug 21, 2015 8:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall @ University of Toronto (2015/11/07)
Replies: 15
Views: 6271

Re: ACF Fall @ University of Toronto (2015/11/07)

The Last 21 Stanley Cup Winners wrote:I received a distribution though.
Calculus? wrote: First, please write to me at [meghan DOT torchia AT mail DOT utoronto DOT ca] with team name, number, and buzzer/staffer information. Please include the phrase "ACF Fall" somewhere in your subject line.
Probably this.
by adosreme
Sun Aug 09, 2015 10:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (15th August)
Replies: 36
Views: 16842

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

The Last 21 Stanley Cup Winners wrote:Also, if they are coming, Jay, Shuying, and Young Min would definitely also want the music.
I don't think any of them are coming. How many questions are in this set and how long would you expect this event to take, Joe?
by adosreme
Sun Aug 09, 2015 12:38 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (15th August)
Replies: 36
Views: 16842

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

I am strongly against bouncebacks for several reasons: 1) This is already a fairly hard tournament with side events attached to it, which means that it's going to be a fairly long day as is. First, tacking on time to bounceback bonuses will lengthen rounds, even if just by a little bit. Second, havi...
by adosreme
Fri Aug 07, 2015 8:25 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (15th August)
Replies: 36
Views: 16842

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

Rein has been mia for the last week or so, but Toronto is planning to send 1-2 teams to this. Also, I don't know for sure whether I am going to be on those teams, but I am looking to play with teammates that I have not played with yet this summer (that group being Jay, Peter, Luka, Christine, Erik, ...
by adosreme
Wed Aug 05, 2015 8:38 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)
Replies: 82
Views: 38439

Re: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)

The full report for VETO in Vancouver is here: http://caql.org/results/veto15.html The stats report for Toronto shows two teams with 7-2 records in the lead. Were there any playoff games, or was a winning team even decided? Nobody really wanted to play any additional games, so we broke the tie on p...
by adosreme
Mon Jul 27, 2015 7:15 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)
Replies: 82
Views: 38439

Re: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)

Windows ME wrote:You know VETO is wacky when the Top 2 teams at the tournament are the only ones to not power any questions.
That was because only the first place team's packet had powers and the second place team played their exhibition round on it.
by adosreme
Thu Jul 23, 2015 2:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)
Replies: 82
Views: 38439

Re: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)

In addition, please send your packets to BOTH of these email addresses: mpmakortoff [AT] gmail [DOT] com tak_seorangpun [AT] yahoo [DOT] com when is the latest we can send them to the other site Imagine you're organizing and hosting a tournament, Joe, and you're waiting for the tournament organizer...
by adosreme
Thu Jul 23, 2015 9:04 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)
Replies: 82
Views: 38439

Re: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)

In order to run classical misuk in a timely fashion, we could play it immediately at the start of lunch, and take up the first 30 mins or so, and then we can grab a quick lunch from the food truck or whatever. We don't have to spend time settling down after lunch. It should be done Saturday lunch; ...
by adosreme
Wed Jul 22, 2015 1:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)
Replies: 82
Views: 38439

Re: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)

Does anyone know if Rico is bringing cookies or books (probably cookies?) in addition to a trophy? From what I've heard, Rico might be bringing cookies. No promises though. I am bringing books. Is anyone at all interested in a Trans-Canada VETO match if they win VETO East? Last call... I can't spea...
by adosreme
Tue Jul 21, 2015 11:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)
Replies: 82
Views: 38439

Re: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)

I've heard that GeoMon this year is quite a quick tournament: would it make sense to run this at lunch instead of the classical music? This might give the advantage of ensuring a longer lunch (pushing the VETO endtime back but presumably keeping the total endtime the same) for people not involved i...
by adosreme
Thu Jul 16, 2015 12:40 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)
Replies: 82
Views: 38439

Re: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)

So it looks like we have at least 3 free agents as of now: - the McGill free agent - Peter Torres from UCF - Benzene from Waterloo If teams are shorthanded and don't mind taking on one or more of these people, it would be great if you could let them know (or let me know and I will pass the message o...
by adosreme
Mon Jul 13, 2015 3:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)
Replies: 82
Views: 38439

Re: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)

I believe I can make use of 70 rock and roll audio and 70 classical audio questions for use this weekend. We already have a full slate of side events. Would people want to play these over lunch? Would people want to play these over Sunday evening? These tossups are super short (30-45 seconds) and o...
by adosreme
Sun Jul 12, 2015 1:14 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Tricon: The Next Generation
Replies: 50
Views: 26993

Re: Tricon: The Next Generation

RexSueciae wrote:Out of curiosity, how many packets have been completed for this event? Right now, the answer should be "more than one," because I just emailed mine.
I'm 22/30 of the way done, so hopefully I should have one sent in soon.
by adosreme
Mon Jun 22, 2015 10:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT mirror at uWaterloo (27th June)
Replies: 30
Views: 12790

Re: NASAT mirror at uWaterloo (27th June)

I have the following and would be happy to trade any of them for any of the books on your list:

A Season In Hell/The Drunken Boat
Juno And The Paycock
Demian
Daisy Miller
Far From The Madding Crowd
A Midsummer Night's Dream
The Kite Runner
and a music theory book called Teach Yourself Music
by adosreme
Mon Jun 08, 2015 9:47 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MÖRE WEIGHT
Replies: 41
Views: 18093

Re: MÖRE WEIGHT

with assumed packets from Aaron Wait, Aaron is writing a packet for this? From what I heard, he wasn't interested in participating in it. Yeah, writing tossups that are specifically designed to be so hard that they go dead doesn't seem like my kind of thing, as is playing them (especially if it ove...
by adosreme
Tue Jun 02, 2015 9:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)
Replies: 82
Views: 38439

Re: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)

I'm now playing this with Shelby and Dennis, so that should leave an open spot (edit: since my team didn't have anyone else on it). I believe some Waterloo people like Erik Christensen, Peter Liu, Ming Ho, and others wanted to form a team, and last i heard Brian Luong was looking for a team as well.
by adosreme
Sun May 31, 2015 9:52 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT mirror at uWaterloo (27th June)
Replies: 30
Views: 12790

Re: NASAT mirror at uWaterloo (27th June)

I am planning to play this with Jay, Peter Cordiero, and potentially another