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by Panayot Hitov
Sat Jan 11, 2014 11:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Untitled Oakland Mills Tournament (2/2/14) [HFT]
Replies: 15
Views: 6131

Re: Untitled Oakland Mills Tournament (2/2/14) [HFT]

Edit: The field that is correct as of Monday at 2:10 PM is in the above post.
by Panayot Hitov
Wed Jan 08, 2014 9:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SUBMIT, Maryland Site [2/1/14]
Replies: 10
Views: 3731

Re: SUBMIT, Maryland Site [2/1/14]

Hey, if anyone is sticking around on the Sunday after this/lives in the area, our tournament could use some help with readers. PM/email me if interested.
by Panayot Hitov
Mon Nov 25, 2013 6:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC Metro 2013-14 Date Claim Thread
Replies: 77
Views: 29200

Re: DC Metro 2013-14 Date Claim Thread

Frauny Von Smiley wrote:Would anybody have any objection to William & Mary hosting a tournament on January 25th?
Is this happening?
by Panayot Hitov
Sat Nov 23, 2013 10:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Young adult literature
Replies: 39
Views: 7672

Re: Young adult literature

I agree. Our lit player constantly gets annoyed that this takes away from his distribution. Frankly, it is super annoying and takes away from the general experince of playing quizbowl. The conclusion we drew after the tournament is that YA lit is an "all-or-nothing" sort of deal. I agree with both ...
by Panayot Hitov
Sat Nov 23, 2013 10:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PhAQT I @ Phoenixville, PA (11/23/13)
Replies: 13
Views: 5324

Re: PhAQT I @ Phoenixville, PA (11/23/13)

This was all in all a good tournament, from all of the teams that we played and the great effort put on by the Phoenixville team in organizing it to the great mexican place that totally popped up out of the blue after the like 10 pizza restaurants and the surprisingly pleasant drive up. Thanks for h...
by Panayot Hitov
Wed Oct 02, 2013 10:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PhAQT I @ Phoenixville, PA (11/23/13)
Replies: 13
Views: 5324

Re: PhAQT I @ Phoenixville, PA (11/23/13)

We will probably go to this
by Panayot Hitov
Mon Aug 12, 2013 10:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Improving as a geography player?
Replies: 25
Views: 5618

Re: Improving as a geography player?

For US natural geo: Go hiking.
by Panayot Hitov
Tue Jul 09, 2013 10:01 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open Question-Specific Discussion
Replies: 57
Views: 5508

Re: Missouri Open Question-Specific Discussion

Hey Paul, what is it that makes you think that the Republic of Ezo is too easy as a leadin for the Tokugawa Shogunate? The only thing I could find in a quick search on the database is that it was used as a clue in one NASAT, which is much harder than this was intended to be. I think this was also i...
by Panayot Hitov
Mon Jul 08, 2013 9:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open Question-Specific Discussion
Replies: 57
Views: 5508

Re: Missouri Open Question-Specific Discussion

Regarding the Turkey bonus in round 6 or so: Turkey doesn't control Northern Cyprus, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus does that. Lots of bonuses lacked hard parts, or even medium parts. The round 1 bonus on World War II is an example of this. For the Saramago question, putting a book title i...
by Panayot Hitov
Tue Jun 25, 2013 5:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open at Virginia Tech : 7/6/13
Replies: 28
Views: 7033

Re: Missouri Open at Virginia Tech : 7/6/13

I would prefer VT, due to the later start time.
by Panayot Hitov
Mon Jun 10, 2013 4:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2013 NSC Set Discussion
Replies: 47
Views: 9181

Re: 2013 NSC Set Discussion

Just wondering, what was the Latvia tossup filed under? Also, when will the set be posted?
by Panayot Hitov
Sun Jun 02, 2013 12:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Geography Monstrosity 5
Replies: 47
Views: 10161

Re: Geography Monstrosity 5 (postponed to NSC)

I would prefer Sunday
by Panayot Hitov
Sat Jun 01, 2013 11:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2013 NAC
Replies: 89
Views: 37965

Re: 2013 NAC

This is basic logic. The fact that tournaments on good questions everywhere but the Baltimore-DC are are exploding in size shows that the thing holding the Baltimore-DC area back cannot be good questions, and must be something endemic to the Baltimore-DC area. What could this thing be? Could it be ...
by Panayot Hitov
Tue May 28, 2013 7:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open at Virginia Tech : 7/6/13
Replies: 28
Views: 7033

Re: Missouri Open at Virginia Tech : 7/6/13

I could do CAHOOTS, TAMIL, or that hip-hop tournament.
by Panayot Hitov
Fri May 24, 2013 10:18 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC Metro 2013-14 Date Claim Thread
Replies: 77
Views: 29200

Re: DC Metro 2013-14 Date Claim Thread

OM would like to reserve February 1, 2013 for a tournament TBA later.
by Panayot Hitov
Mon May 13, 2013 10:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: It's Ac Tapings for Next Season
Replies: 8
Views: 1706

It's Ac Tapings for Next Season

From Altman Productions, September 21 - Baltimore and DC September 28 - Baltimore and DC October 19 - DC October 26 - Baltimore November 9 - Baltimore November 16 - DC November 23 - Baltimore December 14 - DC January 11 - Baltimore January 18 - DC February 1 - Baltimore (guessing beginning of playof...
by Panayot Hitov
Mon May 06, 2013 9:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Maryland NASAT: Spot(s) Left!
Replies: 0
Views: 1131

Maryland NASAT: Spot(s) Left!

Due to unfortunate circumstances and/or unavoidable conflicts, Ian Ozeroff and Thomas Gaddy have had to back out of Team Maryland for NASAT. Because of this, if anyone wants to take their spots, email/PM me (paul (at) kirk-davidoff (dot) (net)). We can probably accommodate 1-2 more people.
by Panayot Hitov
Sat Apr 27, 2013 8:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: US Geography Olympiad Nationals Discussion Thread
Replies: 8
Views: 3683

Re: US Geography Olympiad Nationals Discussion Thread

The Quiz Bowl questions were lacking in geography.
by Panayot Hitov
Mon Apr 22, 2013 9:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC/DE/MD/VA Date Claim '12-'13
Replies: 112
Views: 39968

Re: DC/DE/MD/VA Date Claim '12-'13

I'm pretty sure that OM can't host anything, either saturday or sunday, for the rest of the year. Unfortunately, we would (most likely) not be able to go to a tournament on either the 4th, the 11th, or the 18th, either. Any sunday of those weekends would work for us, though.
by Panayot Hitov
Thu Apr 18, 2013 5:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Hip-hop Doubles Tournament
Replies: 23
Views: 10103

Re: OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Hip-hop Doubles Tournament

Doing this at NSC would make me happy.
by Panayot Hitov
Thu Apr 18, 2013 5:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Maggie Walker Spring Tournament [Richmond, VA] (5/18/2013)
Replies: 32
Views: 11839

Re: Maggie Walker Spring Tournament [Richmond, VA] (5/18/2013)

We have an It's Ac taping on the 11th along with the one on the 18th, which is also the day after prom. Sundays, though, are great for us!
by Panayot Hitov
Sun Apr 14, 2013 9:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VCU Season Finale Tournament 2013 (4/20) [BHSAT]
Replies: 11
Views: 5027

Re: VCU Season Finale Tournament 2013 (4/20) [BHSAT]

Okay, I'm going to try my heart out to get someone to moderate from OM this week. Because this is at this point the only tournament we can go to until NSC, it is my selfish wish that we can get in, even if it would mean slapbowl in the parking lot moderated by a mumbling, stuttering vagrant pulled o...
by Panayot Hitov
Sun Apr 14, 2013 7:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2013 NHBB Nationals Staff List
Replies: 14
Views: 16073

Re: 2013 NHBB Nationals Staff List

Standard-winged Nightjar wrote:The official staff grid above will be updated after April 10
Will this be done soon?
by Panayot Hitov
Sun Apr 14, 2013 7:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VCU Season Finale Tournament 2013 (4/20) [BHSAT]
Replies: 11
Views: 5027

Re: VCU Season Finale Tournament 2013 (4/20) [BHSAT]

Frater Taciturnus wrote:Hey so our waitlist is already up to four teams at this point, but I have secured the necessary rooms for more teams, I just need to get a few more staff commitments and we can expand the field.
any updates?
by Panayot Hitov
Sat Apr 06, 2013 11:54 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: VCU Season Finale Tournament 2013 (4/20) [BHSAT]
Replies: 11
Views: 5027

Re: VCU Season Finale Tournament 2013 (4/20) [BHSAT]

We are going to this and will officially register next week.
by Panayot Hitov
Wed Mar 20, 2013 10:37 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Side Event: Schindler's Lit
Replies: 143
Views: 39974

Re: Side Event: Schindler's Lit

I'd like to do this at PACE, if possible
by Panayot Hitov
Sat Mar 02, 2013 7:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CANCELED: JAMES at TJHSST-3/9/13
Replies: 10
Views: 2552

Re: CANCELED: JAMES at TJHSST-3/9/13

yeah, we would have gone, but I think 80%+ of the team are taking SATs that day.
by Panayot Hitov
Tue Feb 12, 2013 8:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: FUNKADELIC at Oakland Mills (3/30/13, BDAT)
Replies: 18
Views: 7335

Re: FUNKADELIC at Oakland Mills (3/30/13, BDAT)

Willmune Sof Burrghtenstein wrote:Just sent out an email to most coaches, snail mail will follow.
...And now it has. Keep the registrations coming!
by Panayot Hitov
Mon Jan 28, 2013 11:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: FUNKADELIC at Oakland Mills (3/30/13, BDAT)
Replies: 18
Views: 7335

Re: FUNKADELIC at Oakland Mills (3/30/13, BDAT)

Just sent out an email to most coaches, snail mail will follow.
by Panayot Hitov
Fri Jan 04, 2013 11:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: LOCKOUT at Georgetown Day School in DC [2/23/13]
Replies: 25
Views: 8766

Re: LOCKOUT at Georgetown Day School in DC (1/26/12)

We'll be there in one form or another
by Panayot Hitov
Sun Dec 02, 2012 8:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial High School Tournament (12/2/12)
Replies: 41
Views: 15784

Re: Centennial High School Tournament (12/2/12)

Lord Hatefun Complainington wrote:That tournament went pretty good, and was notably better than last year's in terms of delays and such. Blair cleared the field, GM got 2nd, we got 3rd, and Gonzaga got 4th
I heartily second my brother's comment!
by Panayot Hitov
Mon Nov 12, 2012 6:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Centennial High School Tournament (12/2/12)
Replies: 41
Views: 15784

Re: Centennial High School Tournament (12/2/12)

I think we signed up for this.
by Panayot Hitov
Thu Nov 08, 2012 4:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Specific question discussion
Replies: 50
Views: 5536

Re: Specific question discussion

You may have a case for the "Istria" thing, although I think Istria is technically a bit north of Dalmatia. I'm not a geography person, so I won't comment further on that. As for the "region" issue, I don't think it's any more misleading to call the Balkans a "region" than it is to call a Canadian ...
by Panayot Hitov
Sat Oct 06, 2012 7:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Keeping up with current events
Replies: 18
Views: 6208

Re: Keeping up with current events

The best single source for political, economic, and business news is the Financial Times. Unfortunately, a subscription to the Financial Times is very expensive, so I would only get one if you plan on reading it almost every day. On the upside, though, you get access to all of Martin Wolf's op-ed p...
by Panayot Hitov
Sat Oct 06, 2012 6:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANCHORMAN: Richard Montgomery Autumn Novice (10/6/12)
Replies: 35
Views: 25495

Re: ANCHORMAN: Richard Montgomery Autumn Novice (10/6/12)

Yeah, this was ran well. The set had at least 3 cases of repeat bonuses, and some repeat material as well.
by Panayot Hitov
Mon Sep 17, 2012 10:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC/DE/MD/VA Date Claim '12-'13
Replies: 112
Views: 39968

Re: DC/DE/MD/VA Date Claim '12-'13

Montgomery Blair high school would like to claim November 17 for a tournament. This should be added. Centennial High School will be having its tournament (NAQT-Novice set but open to everyone) hopefully with a Novice Division and Varsity Division on SUNDAY 12/2/12 (a day after the SATs). As should ...
by Panayot Hitov
Thu Aug 23, 2012 4:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANCHORMAN: Richard Montgomery Autumn Novice (10/6/12)
Replies: 35
Views: 25495

Re: ANCHORMAN: Richard Montgomery Autumn Novice (10/6/12)

Oakland Mills will try to find a team for this.
by Panayot Hitov
Tue Aug 21, 2012 2:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2013 NAQT HSNCT: Congratulations LASA!
Replies: 109
Views: 58797

Re: 2013 NAQT HSNCT: May 25-26, Atlanta

bt_green_warbler wrote:We will post the survey results once they are compiled; and, yes, location change is on the table for the 2014 HSNCT.
Are they compiled yet?
by Panayot Hitov
Fri Aug 10, 2012 6:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC/DE/MD/VA Date Claim '12-'13
Replies: 112
Views: 39968

Re: DC/DE/MD/VA Date Claim '12-'13

Centennial is having its tournament on 12/2 (its on the forums here)
by Panayot Hitov
Tue Jun 26, 2012 2:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: What Happens to DC-Area Quizbowl Next Year?
Replies: 158
Views: 82220

Re: What Happens to DC-Area Quizbowl Next Year?

The part that most jumps out to me from your rankings is that you ranked both RM A and your own team over a still very strong Blair A. Even though they do lose Daniel H., Blair still returns two very good players in Ian and Thomas. In fact, looking at stats from Pace, Ian had a better PPG than Dani...
by Panayot Hitov
Mon Jun 25, 2012 5:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: What Happens to DC-Area Quizbowl Next Year?
Replies: 158
Views: 82220

Re: What Happens to DC-Area Quizbowl Next Year?

First, predictions (note: I don't know anything about Virginia): Upper Tier: 1. TJ- I think this won't be controversial. 2. RM A- I think all of RM B is returning, and they were pretty good last year, beating RM A at our tournament. 3. Oakland Mills- If we study, and get some other people to join th...
by Panayot Hitov
Thu Jun 21, 2012 12:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012-2013 Collaboration Thread
Replies: 26
Views: 11869

Re: 2012-2013 Collaboration Thread

Oakland Mills is trying to write a tournament for hopefully sometime this spring, and would love some help. Email or PM me for questions.
by Panayot Hitov
Sun Jun 17, 2012 9:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC/DE/MD/VA Date Claim '12-'13
Replies: 112
Views: 39968

Re: DC/DE/MD/VA Date Claim '12-'13

Is an 8-8-8 states happening this year for Maryland? I remember some post last year from Isaac Hirsch saying that he was going to run it. Also, I know It's Ac has their schedule already made, as they told our coach the date of our first taping. When they'll put it on their website, who knows...
by Panayot Hitov
Sat Jun 16, 2012 5:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2011-12 NAQT IS sets: question-specific discussion
Replies: 32
Views: 11767

Re: 2011-12 NAQT IS sets: question-specific discussion

The artist said this work's subject's melancholy expression reflects "the heartbroken expression of our time." In one of its versions, the subject has a blue jacket to match the background; the other has a black jacket with green buttons. The central man sits at a red table with a foxglove plant; h...
by Panayot Hitov
Sat Jun 16, 2012 4:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 3 Day Ridgewood Summer Invitational: July 6-8, Ridgewood, NJ
Replies: 168
Views: 65080

Re: 3 Day Ridgewood Summer Invitational: July 6-8, Ridgewood, NJ

Oakland Mills expresses interest for Saturday.
EDIT: In the Standard division
by Panayot Hitov
Mon Jun 04, 2012 4:00 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: Quiz Bowl's Systemic Failure At Expansion and Recruitment
Replies: 75
Views: 37080

Re: Quiz Bowl's Systemic Failure At Expansion and Recruitment

First, it's unclear whether or not these new 'teams' that are playing NHBB are new teams that will also play good quizbowl. How many teams that came to NHBB also played a good quizbowl tournament for the first time this year versus how many stuck to chipbowl, local formats, or nothing? I suspect th...
by Panayot Hitov
Mon Jun 04, 2012 3:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: What Happens to DC-Area Quizbowl Next Year?
Replies: 158
Views: 82220

Re: What Happens to DC-Area Quizbowl Next Year?

nationalhistorybeeandbowl wrote: We plan on visiting at least 50 area schools next fall to drum up interest in our tournaments, and are happy to share our quizbowl resources guide, etc.
Good place to start: viewtopic.php?f=48&t=12732.
by Panayot Hitov
Fri Jun 01, 2012 5:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2012 Maryland NASAT team
Replies: 9
Views: 3702

Re: 2012 Maryland NASAT team

I think people have given up on this, basically.