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by Oh No You Didn't
Sat Feb 28, 2015 8:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: George Oppen at Illinois (2/28/15)
Replies: 9
Views: 6722

Re: George Oppen at Illinois (2/28/15)

Second round robin is over. Stats are here.

Michigan currently is playing WUSTL in the first game of an advantaged championship
by Oh No You Didn't
Sat Feb 28, 2015 3:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: George Oppen at Illinois (2/28/15)
Replies: 9
Views: 6722

Re: George Oppen at Illinois (2/28/15)

Stats from rounds 1-5 can be found here
by Oh No You Didn't
Tue Feb 24, 2015 1:59 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: STIMPY @ UIUC (3/14/15)
Replies: 4
Views: 3327

Re: STIMPY @ UIUC (3/14/15)

Field has been updated. If you are a team within a reasonable distance of Champaign-Urbana, you should sign up!
by Oh No You Didn't
Mon Feb 23, 2015 10:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: George Oppen at Illinois (2/28/15)
Replies: 9
Views: 6722

Re: George Oppen at Illinois (2/28/15)

A logistics email has been sent out
by Oh No You Didn't
Mon Feb 23, 2015 11:50 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: George Oppen @ Columbia University (2/21/15)
Replies: 33
Views: 17042

Re: George Oppen @ Columbia University (2/21/15)

I love the idea that we tied for the most powers in the field while going 4-6, but I'm afraid it is just that- an idea. I have us with only 3 (or maybe four, my scorekeeping is not very good) powers in round 4, as opposed to 10 (!!!). There's a slight chance that sam didn't actually go 7/0/0 that r...
by Oh No You Didn't
Tue Feb 17, 2015 12:34 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO 2015 Matchmaking
Replies: 47
Views: 19340

Re: CO 2015 Matchmaking

Hi. I am not particularly good at quizbowl. I specialize at negging science. I will probably write my questions by a reasonable deadline. If you are interested in playing with me let me know.
by Oh No You Didn't
Sat Feb 14, 2015 10:23 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: RILKE: Chicago Open Literature Singles 2015
Replies: 95
Views: 47021

Re: RILKE: Chicago Open Literature Singles 2015

I'm interested in not getting question sign Me up
by Oh No You Didn't
Mon Feb 09, 2015 3:48 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '14-'15
Replies: 91
Views: 34009

Re: Illinois '14-'15

kievanrustic wrote:wall of crap
Dude are you serious?
by Oh No You Didn't
Mon Feb 09, 2015 2:10 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '14-'15
Replies: 91
Views: 34009

Re: Illinois '14-'15

when I was younger and much worse at quizbowl, losing to a sophomore Ben Chametzky didn't make me think you had to be an ubermensch and losing to 2009 Carbondale's balanced attack would not have fixed that either (If you are losing to THREE people who are consistently getting early buzzes as opposed...
by Oh No You Didn't
Mon Feb 09, 2015 1:42 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Question-specific discussion: 2015 Division II SCT
Replies: 18
Views: 4695

Re: Question-specific discussion: 2015 Division II SCT

2015 DII SCT round 11 wrote: Augustus banned all senators from entering this province, which, together with Africa, provided most of Rome's imported grain. Pescennius Niger and Avidius Cassius were declared emperor in this province, which supplanted a kingdom whose queens included Arsinoe IV and a ...
by Oh No You Didn't
Sun Feb 08, 2015 10:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2015 SCT general discussion
Replies: 24
Views: 5369

Re: 2015 SCT general discussion

I thought the science in the set was quite good. There were a lot of clues that were very well thought out and it's a shame that they're wasted on a timed format
by Oh No You Didn't
Thu Feb 05, 2015 4:55 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Annotated Review of Packets
Replies: 10
Views: 4472

Re: Annotated Review of Packets

so would this be looking at editted packets or submissions?
by Oh No You Didn't
Wed Jan 28, 2015 11:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: What to study for middle school quizbowl? Help
Replies: 13
Views: 6979

Re: What to study for middle school quizbowl? Help

quizbowlgal wrote:But how do you know what is considered important, in science specifically?
Thank you to all who have replied!
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by Oh No You Didn't
Mon Jan 26, 2015 9:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: What to study for middle school quizbowl? Help
Replies: 13
Views: 6979

Re: What to study for middle school quizbowl? Help

books are generally just good. If you read for the sake of learning science then you're bound to learn things. Books I had read from the library in middle school have gotten me quizbowl buzzes even at the collegiate level whether it's a textbook or a super image heavy book meant to teach kids about ...
by Oh No You Didn't
Fri Jan 23, 2015 1:51 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: George Oppen at Illinois (2/28/15)
Replies: 9
Views: 6722

Re: George Oppen at Illinois (2/28/15)

I see that I have forgotten to mention this but after GO given sufficient time and interest we will run a mirror of UMD's impossible speedchecks for $5 a person with proceeds going to PACE
by Oh No You Didn't
Wed Jan 21, 2015 5:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: STIMPY @ UIUC (3/14/15)
Replies: 4
Views: 3327

Re: STIMPY @ UIUC (3/14/15)

Field (Teams/Buzzers/Staffers)
Chicago (3/1/0)
Michigan (2/1/0)
NIU (1/2/0)
WUSTL (1/0/0)
by Oh No You Didn't
Wed Jan 21, 2015 5:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: STIMPY @ UIUC (3/14/15)
Replies: 4
Views: 3327

STIMPY @ UIUC (3/14/15)

On Saturday, March 14, 2015, the University of Illinois is hosting a mirror of STIMPY, a regular collegiate packet submission tournament edited by the Maryland and Yale teams. Details about packets and the distribution can be found here . LOCATION: The tournament will take place in Lincoln Hall at t...
by Oh No You Didn't
Tue Jan 20, 2015 1:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals 2015 Global Announcement (January 24, 2015)
Replies: 72
Views: 48773

Re: ACF Regionals 2015 Global Announcement (January 24, 2015

I don't know about Oxford open but DEES has already been played by a lot of top illinois high schoolers at NTV
by Oh No You Didn't
Mon Jan 19, 2015 5:08 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals 2015: 4/18-19 at the University of Michigan
Replies: 54
Views: 41330

Re: ACF Nationals 2015: 4/18-19 at the University of Michiga

Public safety diving wrote:For comparison, this is what the A-values looked like last year. Note that this does not take into account the Mid-Atlantic site which didn't upload full stats or cases where a team finished ahead of another team with a higher A-value.
this appears to be missing the michigan mirror of regs
by Oh No You Didn't
Sat Jan 17, 2015 12:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: STIMPY Global Announcement
Replies: 39
Views: 27937

Re: STIMPY Global Announcement

Illinois' mirror will be most likely be 3/14. Will confirm once I can get to campus to reserve the rooms
by Oh No You Didn't
Wed Jan 07, 2015 9:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Up Late with Eric Xu cover art
Replies: 24
Views: 5187

Re: Up Late with Eric Xu cover art

For anyone who wants to get started, I have sloppily cut out the face of the up late with eric xu for convenient use here http://i.imgur.com/w5l0GPc.png You can quickly and easily insert it into timeless images, so find your best image and just stick stuff in it. For example you can use faceinhole, ...
by Oh No You Didn't
Mon Dec 29, 2014 1:39 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CANCELLED: ACF Regionals @ University of Missouri (1/24/15)
Replies: 3
Views: 1619

Re: ACF Regionals @ University of Missouri (1/24/15)

t-bar wrote:The registered field for this tournament is available at this link.
This appears to be the wrong link, or I've just been unaware of Boston college being 5 miles away from mizzou. John Sipp may have signed up for the wrong site
by Oh No You Didn't
Wed Dec 17, 2014 4:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Matt J's Stuff (2014 Penn Bowl)
Replies: 11
Views: 4914

Re: Matt J's Stuff (2014 Penn Bowl)

16. In one work, the chorus claims that a man ascended to serving this ruler because he “thought so little,” after he “copied all the letters in a hand so free,” and “polished up the handle so carefully.” At the end of another work, the title characters reveal that, “with all their faults,” they lo...
by Oh No You Didn't
Mon Dec 01, 2014 11:19 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: Flashcarding
Replies: 15
Views: 6462

Re: Flashcarding

If you're trying to find an easier method to learn things then you might just be approaching this wrong
by Oh No You Didn't
Mon Dec 01, 2014 6:08 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: George Oppen at Illinois (2/28/15)
Replies: 9
Views: 6722

George Oppen at Illinois (2/28/15)

On Saturday, February 28, 2015, the University of Illinois is hosting a mirror of George Oppen, an open tournament produced entirely by Auroni Gupta and Stephen Eltinge that aims to be Nats minus difficulty. Details can be found here . LOCATION: The tournament will take place in Lincoln Hall at the ...
by Oh No You Didn't
Sun Nov 30, 2014 11:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: George Oppen - 2/21/15
Replies: 39
Views: 34414

Re: George Oppen - 2/21/15

Illinois plans on hosting this 2/28. Announcement will appear at some point this week

EDIT: Specifically here
by Oh No You Didn't
Wed Nov 19, 2014 6:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HFT IX @ Harvard (11/15/14)
Replies: 105
Views: 57831

Re: HFT IX @ Harvard (11/15/14)

Mark Wolfsberg wrote:
Dr. Loki Skylizard, Thoracic Surgeon wrote:My ability to do much up to Saturday is limited to UK running our own tournament.
Fred you do so much: please do not make this priority
dont make running his UK tournament a priority>!!?!!
by Oh No You Didn't
Wed Nov 19, 2014 2:26 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2014-2015 BISB Specific Questions Discussion
Replies: 25
Views: 2274

Re: 2014-2015 BISB Specific Questions Discussion

This process is a consequence of market, resource, IT, and ecological imperatives in a book contrasting it with retribalization, by Benjamin Barber. Joseph Stiglitz criticized the IMF in a book titled for this phenomenon and “its discontents”. The N30 in Seattle in 1999 kicked off a protest movemen...
by Oh No You Didn't
Thu Nov 06, 2014 1:29 am
Forum: Theory
Topic: Is culinary art a fine art?
Replies: 21
Views: 10478

Re: Is culinary art a fine art?

dude you don't play IESA anymore
by Oh No You Didn't
Sat Nov 01, 2014 5:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New Trier Scobol Solo 11/1/14
Replies: 10
Views: 5680

Re: New Trier Scobol Solo 11/1/14

CONGRATULATIONS TO COLE TIMMERWILKE FOR BREAKING THE MORNING CHAMPION'S CURSE
by Oh No You Didn't
Sun Oct 26, 2014 2:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Welcome to the 2014 Penn Bowl Discussion forum
Replies: 43
Views: 15514

Re: Welcome to the 2014 Penn Bowl Discussion forum

The reason I asked is because the passwords don't appear to work for 6, 13, 14, and 15.
by Oh No You Didn't
Sun Oct 26, 2014 1:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Welcome to the 2014 Penn Bowl Discussion forum
Replies: 43
Views: 15514

Re: Welcome to the 2014 Penn Bowl Discussion forum

Could someone send me a version of the set that I can read without having to input passwords/I can actually access packet 6 to wangandr95 at google's mail service?
by Oh No You Didn't
Sun Oct 05, 2014 12:40 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Earlybird at Illinois - Urbana, IL - 10/4/2014
Replies: 14
Views: 5392

Re: Earlybird at Illinois - Urbana, IL - 10/4/2014

err, I think our statsperson might have inputted a round number wrong. I'm pretty sure the forfeits are right and definitely did have to leave early (I believe it may have been related to Eid?)
by Oh No You Didn't
Sat Oct 04, 2014 11:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Earlybird at Illinois - Urbana, IL - 10/4/2014
Replies: 14
Views: 5392

Re: Earlybird at Illinois - Urbana, IL - 10/4/2014

no ice wrote:I'm not sure if this only happened for our team, but the stats for Round 1 (and maybe other rounds) are really messed up.
could you be infinitely more specific about what's wrong with them? I assume that they've been shuffled around or something
by Oh No You Didn't
Sat Oct 04, 2014 11:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Earlybird at Illinois - Urbana, IL - 10/4/2014
Replies: 14
Views: 5392

Re: Earlybird at Illinois - Urbana, IL - 10/4/2014

This tournament happened. IMSA A won the first game of an advantaged final over Rockford Auburn.

Prelim and combined stats can be found here
by Oh No You Didn't
Wed Oct 01, 2014 8:21 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: The place of zoology in the bio distribution
Replies: 53
Views: 27397

Re: Writing Prizes

I think zoology is a pretty good topic from a quizbo-utilitarian point of view, since it has the potential to be simultaneously much more engaging and much more susceptible to real knowledge from people who don't normally do well at typical bio questions. Compare, for example: "The CY707A gene code...
by Oh No You Didn't
Wed Sep 17, 2014 8:50 am
Forum: Theory
Topic: Computational Mathematics
Replies: 56
Views: 23837

Re: Computational Mathematics

man, why don't we just have reading comprehension questions in quizbowl too
by Oh No You Didn't
Thu Aug 28, 2014 9:13 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Mirror (Lower Midwest) at WUSTL 10/25
Replies: 21
Views: 9707

Re: Penn Bowl Mirror (Lower Midwest) at WUSTL 10/25

Illinois will bring some people once we figure out
by Oh No You Didn't
Thu Aug 28, 2014 1:16 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Let's make some more fun of MSHSAA
Replies: 7
Views: 4024

Re: Let's make some more fun of MSHSAA

how would MSHSAA actually stop NAQT from using its rules? Wouldn't they only be able to stop Missouri teams from going or something?
by Oh No You Didn't
Tue Aug 26, 2014 10:14 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: Updating ProtoBowl
Replies: 6
Views: 5154

Re: Updating ProtoBowl

is there was only a way to find who the PM of austrlia was without profotoblw
by Oh No You Didn't
Thu Aug 21, 2014 12:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: PADAWAN at UChicago (10/11/14)
Replies: 11
Views: 5522

Re: PADAWAN at UChicago (10/11/14)

Illinois will send >0 teams to this
by Oh No You Didn't
Wed Aug 20, 2014 9:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '14-'15
Replies: 91
Views: 34009

Re: Illinois '14-'15

Earlybird is happening people should come
by Oh No You Didn't
Sun Aug 17, 2014 10:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Preseason Poll
Replies: 108
Views: 74237

Re: Preseason Poll

Austin's not coming back. Illinois' lineup is presumably some combination of Tristan/Me/Alex Pandya + other
by Oh No You Didn't
Sat Aug 02, 2014 11:31 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Texas QB Camp Tournament mirror @ Michigan (August 10)
Replies: 22
Views: 8153

Re: Texas QB Camp Tournament mirror @ Michigan (August 10)

I am now hitching a rdie in dylan's car to this
by Oh No You Didn't
Thu Jul 24, 2014 11:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Packets
Replies: 5
Views: 2345

Re: Packets

I'm interested in the packets wangandr95 at google's mail service
by Oh No You Didn't
Thu Jul 17, 2014 4:04 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open 2014 (July 19-20, UChicago)
Replies: 71
Views: 40116

Re: Chicago Open 2014 (July 19-20, UChicago)

i am interested in giving u $5
by Oh No You Didn't
Tue Jul 08, 2014 12:29 am
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Odd Ways of Learning Things
Replies: 177
Views: 145663

Re: Odd Ways of Learning Things

My knowledge of song of roland is entirely based on fire emblem character names