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by TulaneKQB
Tue May 29, 2012 6:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Louisiana 2011-12
Replies: 33
Views: 7767

Re: Louisiana 2011-12

Nick, Kevin, myself, and others on the Tulane team are working on setting 2-3 events for the fall, compiling something like a reliable list of local contacts, and getting a webpage up and running; we look forward to getting everyone's (Matt's, Chris's, etc.) input and help once we get the ball rolli...
by TulaneKQB
Thu May 24, 2012 11:18 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Louisiana 2011-12
Replies: 33
Views: 7767

Re: Louisiana 2011-12

We have a couple of people on our team from Alexandria--I'll see if they know anything about it.
by TulaneKQB
Wed May 09, 2012 2:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Louisiana 2011-12
Replies: 33
Views: 7767

Re: Louisiana 2011-12

Jesuit and Franklin have been the best teams that I've seen, but that's a pretty small sample size.
by TulaneKQB
Tue May 08, 2012 11:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Louisiana 2011-12
Replies: 33
Views: 7767

Re: Louisiana 2011-12

I actually sent out an email to the other LA universities to this effect today; I'll forward it along to you.
by TulaneKQB
Tue May 08, 2012 10:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Metro areas without enough good high school quizbowl
Replies: 55
Views: 13866

Re: Metro areas without enough good high school quizbowl

Not to pick on y'all here, but all of this can be corrected. Right, I wasn't trying to say that remedying some of the state's problems would be impossible, or anything along the lines of "woe is us"--just that implementing these fixes is a big responsibility and that it might take longer for things...
by TulaneKQB
Tue May 08, 2012 2:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Metro areas without enough good high school quizbowl
Replies: 55
Views: 13866

Re: Metro areas without enough good high school quizbowl

That's certainly true, but in my experience it seems to mostly be because that's the only thing that's on the schedule. I've had coaches approach me and say something along the lines of "if you colleges hosted something, anything , then we would bring teams to it." The problem for us has been commun...
by TulaneKQB
Tue May 08, 2012 1:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Metro areas without enough good high school quizbowl
Replies: 55
Views: 13866

Re: Metro areas without enough good high school quizbowl

We've been trying to carve our own niche in Southeast Louisiana, but the problem is that communication becomes very difficult once you get outside of New Orleans (an issue that exists in many areas, quiz bowl being just one of them). We're working to get everyone on the same page, but the fact is th...
by TulaneKQB
Tue May 08, 2012 12:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Louisiana 2011-12
Replies: 33
Views: 7767

Re: Louisiana 2011-12

Nick and Kevin (and anyone else in LA that might be reading this):

What do you think the chances are that there would be enough interest in Louisiana for a summer tournament--good? bad? very bad?
by TulaneKQB
Fri May 04, 2012 4:35 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Wastebin - A Trash Packet Archive
Replies: 27
Views: 39387

Re: Wastebin - A Trash Packet Archive

I'm having problems with the site--it's saying that "the domain registration has expired." I don't know if this is a problem just for me or what, but it's not letting me pull up any packets.
by TulaneKQB
Sat Apr 14, 2012 7:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT at Tulane (4/14)
Replies: 23
Views: 8930

Re: MUT at Tulane (4/14)

Tulane A went 9-0 and then lost to a combined Auburn team in a tenth round match. Thanks to Minnesota for writing a great set--it was a lot of fun. Usual reminder not to discuss the questions from this tournament in this thread. Stats to be posted soon.
by TulaneKQB
Wed Apr 11, 2012 7:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT at Tulane (4/14)
Replies: 23
Views: 8930

Re: MUT at Tulane (4/14)

UAH just dropped, which means we're probably just going to split Tulane up into three teams (assuming that everyone else is still bringing one team down).
by TulaneKQB
Fri Apr 06, 2012 1:41 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT at Tulane (4/14)
Replies: 23
Views: 8930

Re: MUT at Tulane (4/14)

We're still planning on running it with six teams (two TU, one Bama, one UAH, one Auburn, and one ULL).
by TulaneKQB
Wed Apr 04, 2012 4:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: EPCOTT (all Disney side event)
Replies: 12
Views: 3545

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: EPCOTT (all Disney side event)

This set was really fun--Drew did a great job writing it.
by TulaneKQB
Mon Apr 02, 2012 3:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BHSAT Individual Question Requests and Discussion
Replies: 31
Views: 5275

Re: BHSAT Individual Question Requests and Discussion

The "Childish Gambino" bonus line with the "Bro-Rape" clue was...awkward, especially because I was reading it to a room that was 50% 9th graders and their parents. I don't want to sound like Tipper Gore, but I think you could still pretty easily ask that question without that clue. That said, I real...
by TulaneKQB
Sat Mar 31, 2012 6:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BHSAT at Tulane 3/31
Replies: 30
Views: 7418

Re: BHSAT at Tulane 3/31

Franklin went 10-0 and defeated a feisty Jesuit B team to win this event. Stats to be posted soon. A reminder to anyone who participated: don't discuss the set in this thread.
by TulaneKQB
Mon Mar 26, 2012 12:53 pm
Forum: New Collegiate Teams
Topic: LSU
Replies: 7
Views: 3723

Re: LSU

Scott is still there/their team exists.
by TulaneKQB
Fri Mar 23, 2012 1:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BHSAT at Tulane 3/31
Replies: 30
Views: 7418

Re: BHSAT at Tulane 3/31

Bump for field update? I've recently heard from Jesuit (2 teams), Chapelle (1 team), and St. Mary's Dominican (2 teams),Ben Franklin (1 team) and waiting to hear from the other schools that expressed interest a couple of months ago and that I contacted last week. I'll send out another RSVP email if...
by TulaneKQB
Tue Mar 06, 2012 1:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Question set dissemination
Replies: 20
Views: 2983

Re: Question set dissemination

I mean, let me put it this way (for Tulane specifically, but maybe also for other fledgling programs like ours): There was no possible way we were coming to Chicago, both for logistical reasons and also because our being there wouldn't have really benefited anybody. As president of our club, I feel ...
by TulaneKQB
Sun Mar 04, 2012 10:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Peaceful Resolution Discussion
Replies: 210
Views: 54778

Re: Peaceful Resolution Discussion

For what it's worth, I'm a History/American Studies/Political Science major also from Georgia; I would have gotten Watson and Russell (there are statues of at least one if not both of them in front of the Georgia State Capitol Building and they were both mentioned a lot in 8th grade Georgia history)...
by TulaneKQB
Tue Feb 28, 2012 12:13 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT at Tulane (4/14)
Replies: 23
Views: 8930

Re: MUT at Tulane (4/14)

From the tournament's main page, if anyone had any questions about eligibility: Note about eligibility: This tournament is for undergraduates. You can be any year in playing as an undergraduate as long as you are in a typical degree-earning program. By undergraduate, I am defining as "have not earne...
by TulaneKQB
Mon Feb 13, 2012 4:08 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT at Tulane (4/14)
Replies: 23
Views: 8930

Re: MUT at Tulane (4/14)

Consider Alabama interested for this tournament. Since this is undergrad only and decently far away, we'd likely only have one team between us and UAH. To further update on UAH's situation, it's quite possible I may be the only person coming. So in such an event that Bama has no team and I come by ...
by TulaneKQB
Fri Feb 10, 2012 12:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Brick Tamland Invitational Tournament (BTIT)
Replies: 16
Views: 3629

Re: Brick Tamland Invitational Tournament (BTIT)

JMAC the Chef wrote: "no touching of the hair or face."
Of course.
by TulaneKQB
Thu Feb 09, 2012 7:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT at Tulane (4/14)
Replies: 23
Views: 8930

Re: MUT at Tulane (4/14)

Thanks for the clarification. I don't think UAH is trying to get some kind of competitive advantage, which is why I'm all right with letting them compete with Bama Prime. I was trying to articulate that in the "Eligibility" section, but apparently didn't do a very good job of it. I'll remove that pa...
by TulaneKQB
Thu Feb 09, 2012 7:22 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT at Tulane (4/14)
Replies: 23
Views: 8930

Re: MUT at Tulane (4/14)

I'd have no problem doing this but UAH's "team" is basically me and one other guy. The only money we have is in our own personal bank accounts. The only way I would ever go to a tournament as UAH (for the time being at least) is if Alabama didn't send their own team and even then I may not even hav...
by TulaneKQB
Thu Feb 09, 2012 4:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT at Tulane (4/14)
Replies: 23
Views: 8930

Re: MUT at Tulane (4/14)

Also, I don't think Jacksonville is associated with any other universities. I didn't think they were, but I thought that teaming up with you guys might be the only way they could travel to things. I've only ever seen that one guy on your trash team at the TERP mirror, so I didn't/don't know if they...
by TulaneKQB
Thu Feb 09, 2012 1:13 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT at Tulane (4/14)
Replies: 23
Views: 8930

Re: MUT at Tulane (4/21)

This event was originally listed as being on 4/14, which I had forgotten is the day of the Louisiana NAQT State tournament at LSU. Consequently, it has been moved to 4/21. Actually, 4/21 is Crawfest at Tulane, so it has been moved back to the 4/14 with apologies to LSU and anyone confused by my com...
by TulaneKQB
Thu Feb 09, 2012 1:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT at Tulane (4/14)
Replies: 23
Views: 8930

Re: MUT at Tulane (4/21)

This event was originally listed as being on 4/14, which I had forgotten is the day of the Louisiana NAQT State tournament at LSU. Consequently, it has been moved to 4/21.
by TulaneKQB
Thu Feb 09, 2012 12:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT at Tulane (4/14)
Replies: 23
Views: 8930

MUT at Tulane (4/14)

This is an announcement that Tulane will be hosting a mirror of the Minnesota Undergraduate Tournament (MUT) on April 14th (4/14). The difficulty of this event will be "roughly the same as past incarnations, which means slightly harder than ACF Fall and slightly easier than ACF Regionals." General i...
by TulaneKQB
Thu Feb 02, 2012 4:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Late semester trash
Replies: 3
Views: 960

Re: Late semester trash

Washington used Bayou-a-Drank '11 last semester. If you can't find anything else, you're welcome to use it.
by TulaneKQB
Wed Feb 01, 2012 1:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Bayou-a-Drank 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 3298

Bayou-a-Drank 2012

This is an announcement that production of Bayou-A-Drank 2012 is underway. To ensure a more consistent difficulty/quality of this set compared to last fall's, the 2012 iteration of Bayou-a-Drank will be completely house-written. We hope to have at least 10 rounds written by the end of August with an...
by TulaneKQB
Tue Jan 31, 2012 5:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash IV at Northwestern (2/12/12)
Replies: 46
Views: 17845

Re: Penn Bowl Trash IV at Northwestern (2/12/12)

So I think we're probably just going to keep the rooms open and let teams play the packets however they want, for free. But, I was just emailing with Delano Barnes, who said that if we wanted to have a Sunday trash tournament, the Bayou-a-Drank/Trashmasters set is still available and likely wouldn'...
by TulaneKQB
Tue Jan 31, 2012 3:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BHSAT at Tulane 3/31
Replies: 30
Views: 7418

Re: Tulane-LSU HS Tournament 3/31

This tournament has officially been moved to 3/31 to avoid the Literally Rally conflict.
by TulaneKQB
Sun Jan 29, 2012 7:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Dragon Ball Z Side-Event interest
Replies: 4
Views: 1914

Re: Dragon Ball Z Side-Event interest

Tulane is absolutely interested in playing this.
by TulaneKQB
Sat Jan 28, 2012 8:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BHSAT at Tulane 3/31
Replies: 30
Views: 7418

Re: Tulane-LSU HS Tournament Date Suggestions

Mnemosyne wrote: Any new updates or ideas on this?
Yes, on the Louisiana page.
by TulaneKQB
Sat Jan 28, 2012 8:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Louisiana 2011-12
Replies: 33
Views: 7767

Re: Louisiana 2011-12

I received an e-mail from Lafayette HS saying that they were looking to host a tournament (using NAQT IS questions) and were planning on a March 10th. But then I received another e-mail from them saying that LAAC regionals were that day. Also, if it's like it was back when I was in high school, LAA...
by TulaneKQB
Mon Jan 23, 2012 2:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BHSAT at Tulane 3/31
Replies: 30
Views: 7418

Re: Tulane-LSU HS Tournament Date Suggestions

BHSAT will only be available for use on March 24th or later, if that affects your choices. That would seemingly narrow it down to 3/24 or 3/31, which I think is what Kevin's process of elimination had decided anyway. Again, I'll ask around in BR this weekend and continue to look for suggestions via...
by TulaneKQB
Mon Jan 23, 2012 2:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BHSAT at Tulane 3/31
Replies: 30
Views: 7418

Re: Tulane-LSU HS Tournament Date Suggestions

bt_green_warbler wrote:
That is correct (at least from our end).

Note that March 31st is ICT weekend (and thus might have low turnout for a MUT mirror).
Right, that skipped my mind.
by TulaneKQB
Mon Jan 23, 2012 2:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BHSAT at Tulane 3/31
Replies: 30
Views: 7418

Re: Tulane-LSU HS Tournament Date Suggestions

When originally presented with the options of the 17th or the 24th, I voted for the 17th since it didn't conflict with rally, but if it raises staffing issues because of Tulane's spring break I understand why it can't be then. Is the 10th also out of the question due to Tulane's spring break? The 3...
by TulaneKQB
Mon Jan 23, 2012 12:47 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BHSAT at Tulane 3/31
Replies: 30
Views: 7418

Re: Tulane-LSU HS Tournament 3/24

The weekend of the 17th is right in the middle of exams for some schools and Spring Break for others (including Tulane), so that's no good. Again, I was under the impression that 3/17 and 3/24 were the only open-to-semi-open dates between Mardi Gras and finals. If there is a date that could facilita...
by TulaneKQB
Mon Jan 23, 2012 12:36 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BHSAT at Tulane 3/31
Replies: 30
Views: 7418

Re: Tulane-LSU HS Tournament 3/24

Fred, Matt, Brad:

Thanks for your input--it was sort of overwhelming, but helpful. I think we're going to go ahead and work something out with BHSAT and hold off on producing anything ourselves for the time being. Thanks again.
by TulaneKQB
Sun Jan 22, 2012 11:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BHSAT at Tulane 3/31
Replies: 30
Views: 7418

Re: Tulane-LSU HS Tournament 3/24

You realize that LIST was quite easy and that HFT was one of the hardest tournaments of the year, right? So, basically, you're saying "this tournament will have a difficulty level." I wasn't aware--I'll spend some more time looking through tournaments to see if I can find something with a more conc...
by TulaneKQB
Sun Jan 22, 2012 11:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BHSAT at Tulane 3/31
Replies: 30
Views: 7418

Re: Tulane-LSU HS Tournament 3/24

Any idea what the distribution will be for each packet of 20/20 or 21/21? (Those guidelines are 24/24 for a packet-submission tournament). Also, could you give us an idea of the difficulty level you're aiming for by pointing us toward some similar previous tournaments? I'm optimistic we'll be able ...
by TulaneKQB
Sun Jan 22, 2012 10:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BHSAT at Tulane 3/31
Replies: 30
Views: 7418

Re: Tulane-LSU HS Tournament 3/24

I don't see how anyone could avoid Literary Rally and still make this. Our Rally has 3 sessions at approximately 9 AM, 10 AM, and 11 AM. I don't know how it works in the other districts, but I have trouble believing anyone could get there at a reasonable time after Rally. Even if they could, that w...
by TulaneKQB
Sun Jan 22, 2012 2:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BHSAT at Tulane 3/31
Replies: 30
Views: 7418

BHSAT at Tulane 3/31

Tulane University and LSU are pleased to announce the inaugural Two Universities in Louisiana Spring Affair (TULSA) to be hosted at Tulane. We will be using the BHSAT--an annual tournament produced by Yale--the most recent iteration of which can be found here: http://www.quizbowlpackets.com/archive/...
by TulaneKQB
Sat Jan 21, 2012 8:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TERP-NOLA at Tulane (1/21)
Replies: 10
Views: 2503

Re: TERP-NOLA at Tulane (1/21)

Congratulations to Bangers, Beans, Mash & Young (Tulane A) for winning this event, posting an 8-1 record and defeating Tulane C in the championship round. Thanks to Auburn/Jacksonville State and LSU for attending and to Maryland for putting the set together. Stats to be posted ASAP.
by TulaneKQB
Mon Jan 16, 2012 2:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TERP-NOLA at Tulane (1/21)
Replies: 10
Views: 2503

Re: TERP-NOLA at Tulane (1/21)

jmannor2 wrote:The Auburn team is also going to contain one person from Jacksonville State.
Noted.
by TulaneKQB
Tue Dec 20, 2011 12:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TERP-NOLA at Tulane (1/21)
Replies: 10
Views: 2503

Re: TERP-NOLA at Tulane (1/22)

The BARGE mirrors have been moved to UGA and Texas so we won't be doing one this weekend. They're going to be on different weekends than the 21st, so teams can attend BARGE elsewhere and also attend TERP-NOLA on the 21st if they like. Also note that because we will no longer be hosting a BARGE mirro...
by TulaneKQB
Mon Dec 12, 2011 3:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TERP-NOLA at Tulane (1/21)
Replies: 10
Views: 2503

TERP-NOLA at Tulane (1/21)

Tulane is pleased to announce a mirror of Maryland's TERP to be held in New Orleans on January 21st. TERP-NOLA will most likely be held in the Norman Mayer Building on Tulane's campus (the same building as Bayou-a-Drank) and begin at 9AM. Unlike Bayou-a-Drank, this tournament will be open to anyone....
by TulaneKQB
Wed Dec 07, 2011 5:23 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: TERP 2 (Maryland Trash) 1/15/12
Replies: 18
Views: 7121

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: TERP 2 (Maryland Trash) 1/15/12

What date are you guys thinking about doing this? Auburn would love to come play TERP. Also, would you guys do a mirror of BARGE along with it? We don't start classes again until Tuesday Jan. 17th, so it's going to have to be that weekend (1/21-22) at least. I'll see about BARGE (I would really lik...