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by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sun Oct 21, 2012 5:37 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn-ance Question Specific Discussion
Replies: 63
Views: 9388

Re: Penn-ance Question Specific Discussion

There should probably be a note to the moderator not to read alternate answers for the UNITA part, which the moderator in my room did. I'm sorry this happened. It's unfortunate that out of the many bonuses with this issue, the one that I left untagged was spoiled for you. It'll be fixed for future ...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sat Oct 20, 2012 10:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn-ance: Penn Mirror (10/20)
Replies: 19
Views: 7107

Re: Penn-ance: Penn Mirror (10/20)

The Ununtiable Twine wrote:The individual stat report looks a little strange.
Yeah, I have no idea why it's doing that. But the columns are just shunted one to the right, so it's still understandable. Maybe it's glitch in the SQBS for Mac?
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sat Oct 20, 2012 7:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn-ance: Penn Mirror (10/20)
Replies: 19
Views: 7107

Re: Penn-ance: Penn Mirror (10/20)

UVA left their buzzer system (check your email Matt Bollinger) and someone else left an XL brown/black double-sided jacket. PM me if the latter item is yours.
Both problems solved. Carry on.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sat Oct 20, 2012 6:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn-ance: Penn Mirror (10/20)
Replies: 19
Views: 7107

Re: Penn-ance: Penn Mirror (10/20)

UVA cleared the field to win this tournament. Maryland and Cornell were the next two teams in the standings. Full stats are here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/1117/stats/playoffs/ Prelim stats are here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/1117/stats/prelims/ We hope that all the tea...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sat Oct 20, 2012 3:23 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn-ance: Penn Mirror (10/20)
Replies: 19
Views: 7107

Re: Penn-ance: Penn Mirror (10/20)

Full preliminary stats are found here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... %281-7%29/

UVA and Cornell are 7-0 heading into the playoffs, which consist of 4 cross-bracket games.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sat Oct 20, 2012 2:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn-ance: Penn Mirror (10/20)
Replies: 19
Views: 7107

Re: Penn-ance: Penn Mirror (10/20)

Stats for rounds 1-5 can be found here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... %281-5%29/

Cornell and UVA are currently 5-0 in their respective brackets.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sat Oct 20, 2012 12:18 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn-ance (10/20/2012)
Replies: 22
Views: 10554

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn-ance (10/20/2012)

reindeer wrote:So, when can MIT expect the set?
Look, I'm sorry, but you're going to get packets in time for your tournament, guaranteed. We've completed the set, had it playtested, and we're just running behind on packet compilation and randomization.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Wed Oct 10, 2012 3:15 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Question Specific Discussion
Replies: 53
Views: 6969

Re: Question Specific Discussion

I don't have my notes with me right now, so this will be short. "Mao Zedong Thought" should be in the answerline for Maoism, since that's the official CCP name. I'm also not sold on outright accepting "Chinese Communism" because that's a system that's constantly changing. Mao Zedong Thought, Deng Xi...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sun Sep 23, 2012 9:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ontario 2012-13
Replies: 12
Views: 4129

Re: Ontario 2012-13

The spot above has been filled by Josh Alman currently of MIT, formerly of UTS. The other two members on the selection committee are myself and Brian McNamara from Western. Get those bids in!
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sat Aug 25, 2012 1:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: (Abbreviated) College Preview, 2012-2013 Season
Replies: 36
Views: 10344

Re: (Abbreviated) College Preview, 2012-2013 Season

Fred wrote:
bmcke wrote:I have to stan for Alberta here.
Albertastan?
Chechnya, Saskatchewan, Albertastan, etc.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Wed Aug 15, 2012 10:11 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Official Announcement: Collegiate Novice 3
Replies: 17
Views: 8564

Re: Official Announcement: Collegiate Novice 3

MathMusic wrote:Do you have a Canada host yet? Just wondering, as there isn't one listed in either list.
I believe that Waterloo has submitted a bid for Collegiate Novice.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Fri Aug 03, 2012 2:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO - Toronto Mirror
Replies: 13
Views: 2938

Re: VETO - Toronto Mirror

Senator_Jay wrote:Stats? Anyone? Bueller?
I'm still waiting on stats from last year's VETO mirror, so don't hold your breath.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Thu Aug 02, 2012 12:22 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: KABO Mirror at University of Waterloo: August 18, 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 18155

Re: KABO Mirror at University of Waterloo: August 18, 2012

Some announcements: Due to room bookings, we'll be capping the field at eight teams. If you're looking for teammates, you can use the Waterloo tab on this spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AtGbzDgnOpmddGNoUmdjdUoxblNFdThzbGFqNGY2T1E#gid=10 Those that have expressed tentative...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Mon Jul 23, 2012 8:06 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: PRELIM: WELD (Wildly Experimental Literature Doubles)
Replies: 65
Views: 18947

Re: PRELIM: WELD (Wildly Experimental Literature Doubles)

The 'prelims' and 'playoffs and finals' seem to link to the same set of stats. Will fix this when I get working Internet back in Canada. Finals was won by Kevin Koai (1/2/0) and John Lawrence (1/6/0) putting up 110 to Rob Carson (1/6/1) and Mike Cheyne's (0/0/-1) 65. EDIT: Stats are now directly li...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sun Jul 22, 2012 10:57 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: PRELIM: WELD (Wildly Experimental Literature Doubles)
Replies: 65
Views: 18947

Re: PRELIM: WELD (Wildly Experimental Literature Doubles)

The doubles pair of Kevin Koai and John Lawrence (Obabakoai) beat Rob Carson and Mike Cheyne (Carson Saeculare) in the first game of an advantaged finals. Stats are up at: Prelims http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/1015/stats/prelims/ Playoffs http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/1015/stat...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Fri Jul 13, 2012 7:39 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF editors and dates for 2012-2013
Replies: 29
Views: 7994

Re: ACF editors and dates for 2012-2013

Many schools (including Univ. at Buffalo) have weekend exams during finals week, I had a final on Saturday last year. Well, that's just cruel; but if that's the case for a substantial number of Canadian teams who have a chance of attending ACF Nats, then I'd agree that we really ought not move it a...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Tue Jul 10, 2012 10:53 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: KABO Mirror at University of Waterloo: August 18, 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 18155

Re: KABO Mirror at University of Waterloo: August 18, 2012

It would be cool if ANFORTAS could be attached as a side-event.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Wed Jul 04, 2012 9:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO History Doubles: 7/22/2012
Replies: 131
Views: 41357

Re: CO History Doubles: 7/22/2012

I'm playing this with my fellow Canadian - Jay Misuk.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Wed Jul 04, 2012 3:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: KABO Mirror at University of Waterloo: August 18, 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 18155

Re: KABO Mirror at University of Waterloo: August 18, 2012

I'll probably be coming to this as a free agent. I can be emailed at patarDOTknightDOTwikiATgmailDOTcom
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sat Jun 16, 2012 12:34 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: KABO Mirror at University of Waterloo: August 18, 2012
Replies: 43
Views: 18155

Re: Gauging interest for a KABO mirror at Waterloo

I would be interested depending on the date.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sun Apr 15, 2012 6:30 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: what do all the acronyms mean
Replies: 6
Views: 5059

Re: what do all the acronyms mean

NAQT = National Academic Quiz Tournaments http://www.naqt.com/ It runs HSNCT or the High School National Championship Tournament. Its format uses (generally, but not always) a time limit (2x9 minute halves for high school) and its distribution has more geography and popular culture. http://www.naqt...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Thu Apr 12, 2012 2:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open?
Replies: 46
Views: 7409

Re: Chicago Open?

grapesmoker wrote:
The Quest for the Historical Mukherjesus wrote:So seriously, someone edit this tournament.
CO guerrilla-style.
Just call it VETO.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Mon Apr 09, 2012 10:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Skipping a Bonus
Replies: 6
Views: 1782

Re: Skipping a Bonus

I remember when Lisgar sent two teams to HSNCT in 2010, our B-team asked readers to just give them 0s for certain Americana topics, and I think they were allowed this.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Thu Apr 05, 2012 12:41 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: The New Oberhausen Manifesto: Film Question Reform
Replies: 28
Views: 13457

Re: The New Oberhausen Manifesto: Film Question Reform

felgon123 wrote:American directors... David Cronenberg
Actually, David Cronenberg is Canadian. This completely invalidates your entire post. Sorry, eh?

But in all seriousness, having more varied and creative film answerlines would be cool.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Mon Apr 02, 2012 6:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: GUERRILLA IV - Chicago, IL - Saturday, 3/31
Replies: 57
Views: 21453

Re: GUERRILLA IV - Chicago, IL - Saturday, 3/31

Gus Honeybun wrote:We beat Eric.
EDIT: Ike beat Eric.
I found the scoresheet in my bag. Penn lost 120-130.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Fri Mar 30, 2012 1:57 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Where Will You Be Going to College Next Year? 2011-12
Replies: 86
Views: 33136

Re: Where Will You Be Going to College Next Year? 2011-12

Coldblueberry wrote:Is there contact info for someone at Princeton? The website looks like it hasn't been updated since 2009. Has the team been active this year?
They hosted Region 3 SCT this spring, so yes: viewtopic.php?f=8&t=12466
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sun Mar 25, 2012 3:23 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 NAQT Ontario Provincial Tournament (3/24/2012)
Replies: 5
Views: 1757

Re: 2012 NAQT Ontario Provincial Tournament (3/24/2012)

Congratulations to Lisgar and the rest of the teams and players. A big thanks to the staff for making sure this was well-run.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Tue Feb 28, 2012 7:20 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: How can we explain the rules more clearly?
Replies: 26
Views: 8241

Re: How can we explain the rules more clearly?

The one thing that people really have trouble understanding regarding conferring is when the other team has negged or when the question is over. In my experiences reading, I rarely see teams begin conferring as soon as I start reading, but it frequently happens after a neg or the question ends. It ...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sun Feb 05, 2012 1:04 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2012 SCT individual question discussion
Replies: 114
Views: 14630

Re: talk about individual questions here

I thought the Schwerer Gustav clue for Leningrad was either neg bait for Sevastopol or outright incorrect. It's certainly more famous for busting several forts of the Crimean port and seems to either not have been used or barely used during Leningrad before the Germans had to retreat.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sat Feb 04, 2012 11:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2012 NAQT Canadian SCT Region 2 at the University of Toronto
Replies: 17
Views: 4361

Re: 2012 NAQT Canadian SCT Region 2 at the University of Toronto

While people wait for stats, I have it from a staffer there that Guelph won Div. 1 and Toronto won Div. 2.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Tue Jan 31, 2012 1:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash IV (Jan. 29th)
Replies: 29
Views: 8937

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash IV (Jan. 29th)

nvijay wrote:Do we need to message someone to get into the group?
It's in the User Control Panel under the "usergroups" tab.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Tue Jan 31, 2012 1:15 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash IV (Jan. 29th)
Replies: 29
Views: 8937

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl Trash IV (Jan. 29th)

There's a private discussion forum for this now.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Mon Jan 16, 2012 1:35 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Torrey Pines Open Tournament II (02/25/12)
Replies: 17
Views: 5810

Re: Torrey Pines Open Tournament II (02/25/11)

Coldblueberry wrote:
highwind wrote:There is no way for this to be a HSNCT qualifier as well, right? Just curious. Thanks.
Only NAQT tournaments -> HSNCT.
But you can play in this, do well and apply for a Wildcard application. It's not guaranteed though. http://www.naqt.com/hsnct/qualification.html
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sun Jan 15, 2012 8:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 STANLEY CUP @ Georgetown Day (2/4/12)
Replies: 24
Views: 9300

Re: 2012 STANLEY CUP @ Georgetown Day (2/4/12)

Another Stanley Cup not to be won by a Canadian team. :(
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Tue Jan 10, 2012 11:33 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl @ Northwestern (2/11/12)
Replies: 52
Views: 20210

Re: Penn Bowl @ Northwestern (2/11/12)

I fully intend to tossup CBC programs from The Tudors and Little Mosque on the Prairie to CBC News - The National , hockey teams from the Vancouver Canucks and the Toronto Marlies to the Quebec City Remparts, and bands from Nickleback and Arcade Fire to Hollerado. Oh, and all the video games will be...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Mon Jan 09, 2012 11:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl @ Northwestern (2/11/12)
Replies: 52
Views: 20210

Re: Penn Bowl @ Northwestern (2/11/12)

Cheynem wrote:This is a dumb question, but is Penn Bowl trash happening this year?
Dan-Don wrote:Does Penn Bowl trash exist this year? We haven't heard anything, but if it's happening we'd host it on Sunday.
There's a spreadsheet for it, but for more details you'll have to talk to Joe Nguyen.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Mon Jan 09, 2012 6:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Accuracy of HSQBRank
Replies: 10
Views: 4132

Re: Accuracy of HSQBRank

Fred wrote: HSNCT: Lisgar: ranked 51st, 99th
This shouldn't be seen as an outlier since that was only a B/C team. Lisgar's NSC ranking was pretty accurate.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Tue Jan 03, 2012 6:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Online Skype Practice League - Round 4
Replies: 48
Views: 14359

Re: Online Skype Practice League - Round 4

nationalhistorybeeandbowl wrote:Rosters and schedule now posted. Happy Holidays from The National History Bee and Bowl and OSPL! Good luck!
Love the team names.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Thu Dec 29, 2011 10:58 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: From Chip to "good quizbowl"
Replies: 40
Views: 12326

Re: From Chip to "good quizbowl"

https://docs.google.com/document/d/15QVq-LemHUTzNx-Hpo2i2NX5D7M9koe7Cyci-pzhejg/edit?hl=en_US Access to the page that that link points to seems to be restricted. Also, as a Canadian, I've never seen Chip bowl, but from all that I've heard it seems to have a lot of questions and/or rules that punish...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sat Dec 24, 2011 12:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Anyone know people interested in qb @ high schools overseas?
Replies: 4
Views: 1346

Re: Anyone know people interested in qb @ high schools overseas?

Precisely for that reason; that and the fact that Nolwenn is French so it's easier for her to work out of Europe, and we had a connection with Shanghai American School, hence the Asia division. We will debut Canada in 2013-2014 in all likelihood. I'm going to go on a limb here and say that Canada h...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Sat Nov 26, 2011 5:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ottawa Quizbowl Tournament VII (11/26/2011)
Replies: 11
Views: 3344

Re: Ottawa Quizbowl Tournament VII (11/26/2011)

Lisgar B defeated Lisgar A in a one-game final to take the tournament. Lisgar A went 6-0 in prelims, followed by Lisgar B with 5-1. Lisgar B beat Lisgar A in playoffs, and both teams finished 8-1. Merivale came third and Colonel By A came second. Alex Rochon of Lisgar A edged out Joe Su from the sam...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Fri Nov 25, 2011 8:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: On-going Season Rankings V2.0 - Herp Derp
Replies: 255
Views: 89463

Re: On-going Season Rankings V2.0 - where is rhode island

PPB of IS-109 is probably not going to be helped by the Ottawa Quizbowl tomorrow. Just a heads up.
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Fri Nov 25, 2011 1:09 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ottawa Quizbowl Tournament VII (11/26/2011)
Replies: 11
Views: 3344

Re: Ottawa Quizbowl Tournament VII (11/26/2011)

So I have a final field update of:
3-4 Lisgar, infinite buzzers
2 Colonel By, no buzzers
1 Merivale, 1 buzzer
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Tue Nov 22, 2011 10:56 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Minnesota/Penn Open IV Discussion
Replies: 121
Views: 38846

Re: Minnesota/Penn Open IV Discussion

And though I have nothing against Canadian history, I will agree that it felt over-represented. (Were there more questions about Canada than Great Britain, or is that just an impression I got?) Definitely an impression. Canadian history in this set: 3/1 Sir Wilfred Laurier (Maryland) On-to-Ottawa T...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Mon Nov 21, 2011 7:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Minnesota/Penn Open IV Discussion
Replies: 121
Views: 38846

Re: Minnesota/Penn Open IV Discussion

At what point was Laurier powered in your room? Jerry recognized the first clue, and then spent the next few clues trying to remember where he knew the first clue from before buzzing in and receiving 15 points. That's a really, really impressive buzz. Anything on the Crow's Nest Pass Agreement is p...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Mon Nov 21, 2011 7:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Minnesota/Penn Open IV Discussion
Replies: 121
Views: 38846

Re: Minnesota/Penn Open IV Discussion

Regarding Canadiana, I almost certainly would have negged the 3rd Battle of Ypres tossup with "Vimy" if I had not already foolishly negged it with "Gallipoli" on the ANZACS/artillery clue. I don't know about other Americans, but I know that there is something called Vimy Ridge that Canadians are ex...
by Masked Canadian History Bandit
Mon Nov 21, 2011 5:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Minnesota/Penn Open IV Discussion
Replies: 121
Views: 38846

Re: Minnesota/Penn Open IV Discussion

Okay, I'm surprised nobody has mentioned this yet, but over the course of the entire tournament I heard only two math tossups and zero math bonuses, a situation that is really kind of shocking to me, because I've always thought math to be at least as important as, say, physics or chemistry, each of...