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by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals Travel Liveblog- Featuring Max (and Kai)
Replies: 51
Views: 18070

Re: ACF Nationals Travel Liveblog- Featuring Max (and Kai)

This may be the third best chicago liveblog I've read in the last 2 years
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Wed Apr 12, 2017 12:00 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: The Modern Age - A Lit/VisArts Side Event
Replies: 13
Views: 6997

Re: The Modern Age - A Lit/VisArts Side Event

if you want the worst possible teammate for this event I'm your guy
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Sat Apr 08, 2017 1:09 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Alex Wallace's Tremendous Trash Packet
Replies: 36
Views: 12580

Re: Alex Wallace's Tremendous Trash Packet

Tonight I just finished my second trash packet which I have dubbed Alex Wallace's Tremendous Trash Packet, the sequel to Alex Wallace's Terrific Trash Packet that was read at Festivus. It's 20/20 of random nonsense of no particular distribution, but I will say it tends towards the geekier side of t...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Fri Apr 07, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Alex Wallace's Tremendous Trash Packet
Replies: 36
Views: 12580

Re: Alex Wallace's Tremendous Trash Packet

This post is my formal announcement that's I do not intend on playing this packet
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Fri Apr 07, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Sam Brochin Packet 3 (full title in post)
Replies: 6
Views: 3103

Re: Sam Brochin Packet 3 (full title in post)

This post is my formal announcement that's I do not intend on playing this packet
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Mon Apr 03, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: The ol' Nationals Cracker Barrel
Replies: 63
Views: 27503

Re: The ol' Nationals Cracker Barrel

I thought AHAN was closed
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Sat Apr 01, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: BURI - Myth Side Event
Replies: 17
Views: 8932

Re: BURI - Myth Side Event

have those who have announced this tournament licked enough salty ice to at least tell us whether this will happen or if the project is dead

poor max schindler's been growing his beard in anticipation and won't be able to shave until it happens
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Sun Mar 26, 2017 12:19 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HSQBRank 2016-2017
Replies: 101
Views: 49210

Re: HSQBRank 2016-2017

Mr. Morlan, have you thought about using more than just ppb to do rankings? Perhaps you could lower the number of teams ranked, but use a more holistic process to rank them. Your rankings are very important, as they are used to seed the PACE national championship, so its vital that they are as accu...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Sat Mar 11, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '16-'17
Replies: 145
Views: 51790

Re: Illinois '16-'17

So their will be 8 teams at IHSA state including Stevenson, IMSA, Auburn, OPRF, Uni Lab, Sandburg, Carbondale and Dunlap, assuming Auburn wins their sectional for the umpteenth time. Of these teams 3 were in the top 8 at NAQT state of the 5 that attended. To my knowledge all of these teams particip...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Mon Feb 27, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Packet Sub: Things you liked in high school
Replies: 41
Views: 17260

Re: Packet Sub: Things you liked in high school

nobody needs to hear a packet of just maplestory and shonen jump
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Tue Feb 21, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '16-'17
Replies: 145
Views: 51790

Re: Illinois '16-'17

Hyrdofluoric_Acid wrote:So IHSSBCA all sectional selections are up and congratulations to all those who were awarded the honor
http://www.ihssbca.org/awards/all-secti ... elections/
I am a bit confused about how Matthew ranked below me and not in the top six....
How many scobol solos has this lehmann kid won???
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Sat Feb 18, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals at VCU (Feb. 18, 2017)
Replies: 15
Views: 7683

Re: ACF Regionals at VCU (Feb. 18, 2017)

Brief results Maryland and Virginia are playing the final. Duke was third and second undergraduate. University of Pennsylvania was fourth. Maryland C was D2 champion. Gettysburg was D2 runner up. Full recap and stats will come tomorrow at latest. Prelim stats: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournamen...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Sun Feb 12, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAQT Illinois State 2017: 02-11 @ Illinois (Urbana)
Replies: 14
Views: 9883

Re: NAQT Illinois State 2017: 02-11 @ Illinois (Urbana)

For those wanting to join our Team Illinois scrimmage, stop by DKH Room 114 at 1:00. This document will help you grab lunch. However do not attempt to go to silver mine since they closed a bit less than a year ago (do go to cravings and get hot and spicy chicken or jakarta fried rice or masala fish...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Thu Dec 22, 2016 12:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: DATE CHANGE: Terrapin Mirror at OSU: 12/4/16
Replies: 17
Views: 8891

Re: DATE CHANGE: Terrapin Mirror at OSU: 12/4/16

randomguy1997 wrote:
CPiGuy wrote:Are detailed stats for this going to be released?
http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... finals%29/
what he's referring to is more advanced stats that ccount for where people buzzed in a tu/stats by answerline
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Wed Dec 21, 2016 6:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza
Replies: 46
Views: 18151

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

you could have written these for brad for MONEY
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Mon Dec 12, 2016 8:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2017 ACF Regionals global announcement (2/18/2017)
Replies: 51
Views: 36450

Re: 2017 ACF Regionals global announcement (2/18/2017)

The -$50 deadline has passed; thanks to the ten teams who submitted packets! I've listed them at the end of the first post in this thread. If you're not on there and think you should be, please email [email protected].com. I was told that Toronto A submitted their pack a couple days ago, but i...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Tue Nov 22, 2016 11:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: IRC Festivus 2016: Still Not Dead Yet
Replies: 120
Views: 52288

Re: IRC Festivus 2016: Still Not Dead Yet

billy and i will write the wrost science packit
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Mon Oct 31, 2016 6:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2016 Autumn Classic at the University of Michigan (12/3/16)
Replies: 10
Views: 5135

Re: 2016 Autumn Classic at the University of Michigan (12/3/

Hi my name is Alex Sooch and I would like to register 1 team for Walled Lake Central high school, we cannot bring any buzzers, my phone number is 248-808-1214 and my email address is [email protected].com. We will pay the 90 dollars by check at the door. but are you going to follow the instructions i...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Tue Oct 25, 2016 9:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: It's Lit
Replies: 48
Views: 24057

Re: It's Lit

I have managed to play in some mix of the last place and 2nd to last place rooms at the last 2 CO lits. I have also only gotten worse at lit
hmu

EDIT: Tejas Raje and I intend on being the worst team at this event. Can anyone form a worse team than us?!
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Sun Oct 23, 2016 10:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT 2016: Tournament Goals/Philosophy and Discussion
Replies: 14
Views: 2131

Re: EFT Tournament Goals/Philosophy and Discussion

Just wanted to chime in to say that I thoroughly enjoyed this set, but especially the science; Andrew + others, you did a tremendous job to keep it real but also accessible. There were a lot of hard parts in this set that would be in a gray area between middle and hard at Regionals, but worked grea...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Sat Oct 22, 2016 8:58 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) @ UChicago (10/22/16)
Replies: 9
Views: 5405

Re: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) @ UChicago (10/22/16)

For anyone who has already to play the set feel free to contact me if you want to watch a competitive finals video
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Fri Oct 21, 2016 9:36 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Preseason Poll
Replies: 30
Views: 22591

Re: Preseason Poll

After reading all the comments above and being fairly new to the scene, yet having brought a team to SSNCT and making the playoffs including a victory over one of the top 10 ranked small-school teams in the poll, I'm just curious what other things are you looking at to get new teams noticed? I woul...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Wed Oct 12, 2016 5:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: There Will Be Stock Clues
Replies: 31
Views: 15562

Re: There Will Be Stock Clues

prepare for the tossup on flavortown
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Sun Oct 09, 2016 12:10 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at UMD (Oct. 8, 2016)
Replies: 2
Views: 3066

Re: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at UMD (Oct. 8, 2016)

stats are here for fantasy players at home who had the luck to draft 1st overall
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Tue Oct 04, 2016 10:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT 2016: Specific Question Discussion
Replies: 63
Views: 9706

Re: Specific Question Discussion

Amizda Calyx wrote: I'd also like to see the Round 5 "Drosophila" tossup, since I'm curious what the unique clue in the leadin is.
Looks like at some point I switched the word discovered for the word found. OOPS
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Mon Oct 03, 2016 9:16 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT 2016: Specific Question Discussion
Replies: 63
Views: 9706

Re: Specific Question Discussion

1/ One of my teammates buzzed in with "magic" for the alchemy tossup at the Hermes Trismegistus clue; should the tossup have a prompt on that? Obviously, all of the previous clues point unambiguously to alchemy, but I was wondering if alchemy should be considered a subset of magic. Possibly, but th...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Sun Oct 02, 2016 8:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Early Fall Tournament @ NYU (October 1st, 2016)
Replies: 15
Views: 8752

Re: Early Fall Tournament @ NYU (October 1st, 2016)

Amizda Calyx wrote:Additionally, were there no tiebreakers in the set?
There was a separate packet specifically for tiebreakers
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Sun Sep 25, 2016 10:20 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BASK is looking for mirrors!
Replies: 22
Views: 14602

Re: BASK is looking for mirrors!

ashwin99 wrote:When will this set be posted on the archive?
probably after ben sends out his mailing address
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Sun Sep 18, 2016 12:55 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements
Replies: 577
Views: 314566

Re: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements

Ophir informs me that he intends on reading his team's CO packet at "next thursday at 10:13 pm" (EST) make that Wednesday

the winner is whoever survives
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Sat Sep 03, 2016 12:53 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Packet Discount Policy for Chicago Open Discussion
Replies: 57
Views: 23360

Re: Packet Discount Policy for Chicago Open Discussion

Since you'll all be paying me by Venmo for the tournament I know I have no real horse in this since this is CO, but whatever happened to "THIS NOTE IS LEGAL TENDER FOR ALL DEBTS, PUBLIC AND PRIVATE"? Well, since you'd be paying before the tournament, you're not paying off a debt. Well there's your ...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Fri Sep 02, 2016 10:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO 2017 Team Formation
Replies: 23
Views: 13067

Re: CO 2017 Team Formation

21 year old hetero male looking for teammates who know more than him and will tolerate post ftp negs of science tus
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Sun Aug 21, 2016 7:19 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: HSQBRank help
Replies: 8
Views: 8584

Re: HSQBRank help

oh oops guess my memory of seasons is rolling over. Presumably it's whether or not she's the sophomore moving to NJ or not
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Sun Aug 21, 2016 6:32 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: HSQBRank help
Replies: 8
Views: 8584

Re: HSQBRank help

according to this post katherine enright shoudl be back?
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Fri Aug 19, 2016 12:05 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2015 STIMPY: Question-Specific Discussion
Replies: 25
Views: 3337

Re: 2015 STIMPY: Question-Specific Discussion

For the conjugation tossup, I said hyperconjugation and was deemed wrong. I protested this but the score rendered it moot, and to my knowledge it should've been accepted. No, you're wrong. Sorry. These are completely different things. While we're at it, PSA to quizbowl people, hyperconjugation is n...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Thu Aug 11, 2016 5:45 pm
Forum: Best of the Best
Topic: The 70 Greatest Players of the Last Eight Years: A Ranking
Replies: 56
Views: 43050

Re: The 70 Greatest Players of the Last Eight Years: A Ranki

billy busse should have tried to get more internet points during his UG and maybe he could have been a top 65 quizbowl poll player
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Thu Aug 11, 2016 1:13 am
Forum: Theory
Topic: Stimulants and Rituals for Quizbowl
Replies: 28
Views: 16831

Re: Stimulants and Rituals for Quizbowl

So if you want to be a functional human being, you probably shouldn't do what I've done in the past, but upon realization that people test in better when they're in similar environments to the environments they studied, I turned that into an excuse to continue wearing the same Illinois hoodie every ...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Sun Jul 31, 2016 10:28 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Abolish The Mythology Category (Or Reduce & Revamp It)
Replies: 22
Views: 10249

Re: Abolish The Mythology Category (Or Reduce & Revamp It)

speaking of the mahabharata it's ridiculous that reading a summary of it gives people 15s every time since that thing is huge and has tons of juicy stories that people should be mining for instead of being lazy
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Sat Jul 30, 2016 9:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open 2016 Set Discussion
Replies: 110
Views: 38941

Re: Chicago Open 2016 Set Discussion

so like 50% of the chem I played this tournament was orgo, in particular 4/5 of the playoff rounds I played had orgo tus for chem I don't think there was a single tu on inorganic chem? What's wrong with 50% orgo? That seems to be about standard in most college tournaments I've played (ACF Nats this...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Sat Jul 30, 2016 7:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open 2016 Set Discussion
Replies: 110
Views: 38941

Re: Chicago Open 2016 Set Discussion

so like 50% of the chem I played this tournament was orgo, in particular 4/5 of the playoff rounds I played had orgo tus for chem
I don't think there was a single tu on inorganic chem?
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Sat Jul 30, 2016 6:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Would You Recommend Working for NHBB?
Replies: 75
Views: 43451

Re: Would You Recommend Working for NHBB?

If madden paid to fly me out to get high in SEA/India/Hawaii id prob work for him?
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Sat Jul 30, 2016 5:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open 2016 Set Discussion
Replies: 110
Views: 38941

Re: Chicago Open 2016 Set Discussion

This might be me bring silly but it seems strange that both of my teams physics powers were on surface plasmon based clues
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Thu Jul 28, 2016 11:11 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Do We Want/Need More Computer Stuff Per Round?
Replies: 13
Views: 4617

Re: Do We Want/Need More Computer Stuff Per Round?

Adventure Temple Trail wrote: What else would need to be squeezed to make room? (Chemistry?)
:mad:
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Wed Jul 27, 2016 9:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '16-'17
Replies: 145
Views: 51790

Re: Illinois '16-'17

People keep making bad posts in Illinois discussions
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Sun Jul 24, 2016 7:09 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO "History Bee" (2018)
Replies: 15
Views: 6535

Re: CO "History Bee" (2018)

It would be kind of cool to straight-up do whatever schedule format the high school National History Bee does, with minimal modification. I think that involves quasi-randomly seeded prelim rooms of equal size for several rounds, then elimination rounds which slowly whittle the field down. THREE WAY...
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Fri Jul 22, 2016 2:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: UChicago Summer (2016) Practices
Replies: 7
Views: 3591

Re: UChicago Summer (2016) Practices

Can non students enter or will we need to. Contact someone
by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode
Thu Jul 07, 2016 9:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Maryland summer practice
Replies: 18
Views: 7344

Re: Maryland summer practice

what mukbang has no food