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by Lapego1
Mon Jan 26, 2009 10:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Tournament by the Sea VI (Mar 14, 2009)
Replies: 19
Views: 2117

Re: Tournament by the Sea VI (Mar 14, 2009)

Thanks. We're in talks with the Penn Bowl people to mirror their trash tournament. Stay tuned... Even though people have already been discussing it on the board? That seems like...not such a great idea. Like he said, I will make sure that the few answers mentioned on the board (which have been edit...
by Lapego1
Mon Jan 26, 2009 6:31 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: GARBAGE Mirror at Swarthmore 3/1
Replies: 8
Views: 1266

Re: GARBAGE Mirror at Swarthmore 3/1

As I may have indicated, some Penn teams would definitely play this, certainly at least 1. Depending on who's playing, we probably wouldn't have to submit a packet, but I'm in trash-writing mode still, so I might put one together anyway.
by Lapego1
Mon Jan 26, 2009 6:23 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Discussion
Replies: 41
Views: 7283

Re: Penn Bowl Discussion

I'm interested in what people thought about the non-CS science in general. It was my first true collegiate editing experience, so any further feedback either here or by e-mail ([email protected].upenn.edu) would be appreciated when the set gets posted. I hope it was generally a positive experience. I...
by Lapego1
Mon Jan 26, 2009 6:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash 2009 (1/25/09)
Replies: 23
Views: 4348

Re: Penn Bowl Trash 2009 (1/25/09)

EDIT: Actually please hold off further discussion of this, as there is some interest in mirroring it.
by Lapego1
Sun Jan 25, 2009 11:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash 2009 (1/25/09)
Replies: 23
Views: 4348

Re: Penn Bowl Trash 2009 (1/25/09)

At the beginning, people wanted powers, so we just said first two lines of each question were "power".
by Lapego1
Sun Jan 25, 2009 9:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash 2009 (1/25/09)
Replies: 23
Views: 4348

Re: Penn Bowl Trash 2009 (1/25/09)

We had a showing of 8 teams, including one house team. We did a full round robin, then rebracketed into two 4-team playoff brackets for another round robin. With prelim stats carrying over, the top team, Holding ICT in a Partially Buried Woodshed (Evan Adams, Brennan Downey, Dan Passner, Matt Weiner...
by Lapego1
Sun Jan 25, 2009 9:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Penn Bowl 2009 (1/24/2009), Phila., PA
Replies: 46
Views: 17127

Re: Announcement: Penn Bowl 2009 (1/24/2009), Phila., PA

I fixed what was said above (Brice, yours only appears in the "combined"). Here's everything: Prelims Combined Thanks to all who came and helped staff, especially Matt Weiner, Katy Peters, and Brice Russ, and to Jonathan for agreeing to play solo to fill out the field. I hope a good time was had by ...
by Lapego1
Sun Jan 25, 2009 12:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Penn Bowl 2009 (1/24/2009), Phila., PA
Replies: 46
Views: 17127

Re: Announcement: Penn Bowl 2009 (1/24/2009), Phila., PA

Stats through the 13-round prelims are here. I didn't get a chance to enter the final games, but I will do so some time today after Penn Bowl Trash.
Prelims
by Lapego1
Sat Jan 24, 2009 11:58 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash 2009 (1/25/09)
Replies: 23
Views: 4348

Re: Penn Bowl Trash 2009 (1/25/09)

Yes, I told Mark to pass on the info to you, but that's the gist of it. If we manage to get 8 teams together, which is my hope, we'll do a full RR and then do something with the remaining 3 packets.
by Lapego1
Fri Jan 23, 2009 11:34 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash 2009 (1/25/09)
Replies: 23
Views: 4348

Re: Penn Bowl Trash 2009 (1/25/09)

Mark mentioned you might be able to bring around 4 buzzers; doing so would greatly simplify things, so please do!
by Lapego1
Fri Jan 23, 2009 11:32 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Penn Bowl 2009 (1/24/2009), Phila., PA
Replies: 46
Views: 17127

Re: Announcement: Penn Bowl 2009 (1/24/2009), Phila., PA

Registration will take place between 8:15am and 8:45am in Claudia Cohen Hall G17. Games will take place in the next-door Williams Hall. This is the same place last year's Penn Bowl and our high school tournament were held. We'll try to have signs posted in some visible locations directing you there...
by Lapego1
Fri Jan 23, 2009 12:06 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Penn Bowl 2009 (1/24/2009), Phila., PA
Replies: 46
Views: 17127

Re: Announcement: Penn Bowl 2009 (1/24/2009), Phila., PA

Here is the exact text of the e-mail I sent out. I managed to find contact info for at least one member on every team, but if you want the directions/parking attachment I included in the e-mail, drop me an e-mail at [email protected].upenn.edu. Thanks! Dear Penn Bowl participants, Sorry for the del...
by Lapego1
Thu Jan 22, 2009 4:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash 2009 (1/25/09)
Replies: 23
Views: 4348

Re: Penn Bowl Trash 2009 (1/25/09)

We'll be alright with rooms and have 10 rounds, though I'm checking into whether we can throw another one together by Sunday. I haven't heard anything from people besides what's in this thread, so if anyone else wants to play, you'd certainly be welcome. I'd ideally like to have 10-12 teams given th...
by Lapego1
Thu Jan 22, 2009 4:22 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Penn Bowl 2009 (1/24/2009), Phila., PA
Replies: 46
Views: 17127

Re: Announcement: Penn Bowl 2009 (1/24/2009), Phila., PA

E-mail should go out later today. I'll post the text here for those of you whose e-mail I don't have. It'll be the same place as last year (Cohen Hall 17) for the opening meeting and games (Williams Hall). We'd like registration to run from 8:15-8:45am, followed by a very brief opening meeting and w...
by Lapego1
Thu Jan 22, 2009 12:28 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: TIT XXIII at Maryland: 1/31/09
Replies: 90
Views: 27002

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: TIT XXIII at Maryland: 1/31/09

I haven't gotten too much response--it'll likely be 1.
by Lapego1
Mon Jan 19, 2009 12:44 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Winter discussion
Replies: 106
Views: 13723

Re: ACF Winter discussion

Yes, the orgo in this set was at times too much. I mean, it was accessible and all, but there are more interesting things in chemistry to ask about, and I would say less than a handful of packets had non-orgo stuff as their chem (though I say this without looking at the packets, so I'm not sure). Th...
by Lapego1
Sun Jan 18, 2009 7:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror at U of M Ann Arbor (1/18/09)
Replies: 24
Views: 4116

Re: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror at U of M Ann Arbor (1/18/09)

Just a reminder as this mirror wraps up. This tournament will be held at two more sites, including the main Penn Bowl one in a week, so please do not discuss specific questions here. If you have criticisms of specific questions or general constructive comments, they are more than welcome. Send to pa...
by Lapego1
Thu Jan 15, 2009 8:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror at U of M Ann Arbor (1/18/09)
Replies: 24
Views: 4116

Re: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror at U of M Ann Arbor (1/18/09)

If you have 10 teams, I might suggest doing a full round robin, and then a finals for top two if there is a tie. Otherwise, declare the top team the champion and do something fun with the last packet.
by Lapego1
Thu Jan 15, 2009 8:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash 2009 (1/25/09)
Replies: 23
Views: 4348

Re: Penn Bowl Trash 2009 (1/25/09)

Here's the current field I have with some question marks from the other thread: CMU (1) Delaware (?) Letzler, Russ, and Friends (1) Princeton (?) UMD (2) VCU (?) Let me know ASAP whether you want to play. With only 4 teams confirmed, I'm tempted not to waste money reserving rooms and security guards...
by Lapego1
Thu Jan 15, 2009 3:47 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror at U of M Ann Arbor (1/18/09)
Replies: 24
Views: 4116

Re: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror at U of M Ann Arbor (1/18/09)

There will only be 10 packets in this set, so the previously described tournament structure will not work. I will come up with something more definite when I am less tired, but I'm thinking something like two prelim brackets of 6 teams each (full round robin, 5 games), then some sort of playoff res...
by Lapego1
Tue Jan 13, 2009 3:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Winter Mid-Atlantic @ JS Reynolds CC (Richmond) 1/17/09
Replies: 57
Views: 9272

Re: ACF Winter Mid-Atlantic @ JS Reynolds CC (Richmond) 1/17/09

Will Butler has responded to my plea, and we'll be teaming up for this.
by Lapego1
Tue Jan 13, 2009 1:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Winter Mid-Atlantic @ JS Reynolds CC (Richmond) 1/17/09
Replies: 57
Views: 9272

Re: ACF Winter Mid-Atlantic @ JS Reynolds CC (Richmond) 1/17/09

The logistics don't work out well for Penn to bring a team, but I'll be at home for other reasons, so I'm available to either play solo or, since I risk going winless solo, offer myself up as a free agent. I'd rather not play solo, but I don't mind for the sake of the schedule.
by Lapego1
Mon Jan 12, 2009 11:13 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash 2009 (1/25/09)
Replies: 23
Views: 4348

Re: Penn Bowl Trash 2009 (1/25/09)

That is not meant to be read "8 packets in the set"; we plan to produce no fewer than 10 packets, but without having a better idea of staff and number of teams, I didn't want to guarantee everyone at our site would be playing all the packets. (Ideally, I'm hoping to settle on a format where everyone...
by Lapego1
Mon Jan 12, 2009 5:11 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash 2009 (1/25/09)
Replies: 23
Views: 4348

Penn Bowl Trash 2009 (1/25/09)

Sorry for the delay. The Penn Academic Demolition Team is pleased to announce its hosting of Penn Bowl Trash on Sunday, January 25th, 2009. This will take place the day after Penn Bowl at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. As mentioned in the interest thread, this is a house-written...
by Lapego1
Sat Jan 10, 2009 2:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Penn Bowl 2009 (1/24/2009), Phila., PA
Replies: 46
Views: 17127

Re: Announcement: Penn Bowl 2009 (1/24/2009), Phila., PA

Reminder that tomorrow is the last day to submit packets period. I know there are some teams on my field list that are expected to submit packets but haven't so please do so ASAP.
by Lapego1
Sat Jan 10, 2009 1:03 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: GARBAGE Packet Submission - 2/28/09 & 3/1/09
Replies: 71
Views: 14874

Re: GARBAGE Packet Submission - 2/28/09 & 3/1/09

DumbJaques wrote:Swarthmore: Host this.
If this happens, we can promise at least two teams.
by Lapego1
Thu Jan 08, 2009 8:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Penn Bowl 2009 (1/24/2009), Phila., PA
Replies: 46
Views: 17127

Re: Announcement: Penn Bowl 2009 (1/24/2009), Phila., PA

fleurdelivre wrote:will read if needed.
Inter et Inter wrote:I mentioned this in the trash topic already, but I should also be free to read for this.
This would be great! Thanks! Unless you end up riding in with another team, could you e-mail me at [email protected] so I can give you directions, info, etc?
by Lapego1
Wed Jan 07, 2009 6:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash Tournament Mirror at UW - Sunday, 1/25/09
Replies: 3
Views: 943

Re: Penn Bowl Trash Tournament Mirror at UW - Sunday, 1/25/09

Bentley Like Beckham wrote: > 1/1 Meta
Just a note that we decided to change this to 1/1 extra music or TV (one of each).
by Lapego1
Mon Jan 05, 2009 3:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Interest in all-math side event?
Replies: 19
Views: 2603

Re: Interest in all-math side event?

I'd play. If I can't attend, I could probably write some.
by Lapego1
Mon Jan 05, 2009 12:43 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Global Announcement: ACF Regionals 2009, 2/28
Replies: 16
Views: 10297

Re: Global Announcement: ACF Regionals 2009, 2/28

Coral Gardens and Their Magin wrote: Mid-Atlantic: Swarthmore
My prayers to the quizbowl god have been answered.
by Lapego1
Tue Dec 23, 2008 8:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BATE 2.0, (3/7/09), @Bloomfield High School, NJ (mACF)
Replies: 41
Views: 17475

Re: BATE 2.0, (3/7/09), @Bloomfield High School, NJ (mACF)

Yeah same here if you want someone to look over science mrazvi-at-sas-dot-upenn-dot-edu.
by Lapego1
Fri Dec 19, 2008 3:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash?
Replies: 18
Views: 3829

Re: Penn Bowl Trash?

We'll go ahead with this. If anyone wants to mirror this with their ACF Winter the weekend before (or at a Penn Bowl mirror), we will tentatively have it done by then. E-mail padt-at-dolphin-dot-upenn-dot-edu if interested.
by Lapego1
Thu Dec 18, 2008 1:58 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Winter Mid-Atlantic @ JS Reynolds CC (Richmond) 1/17/09
Replies: 57
Views: 9272

Re: ACF Winter Mid-Atlantic @ JS Reynolds CC (Richmond) 1/17/09

There's a chance we'll be there. Still have to work out some logistics though.
by Lapego1
Mon Dec 15, 2008 3:27 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Penn Bowl 2009 (1/24/2009), Phila., PA
Replies: 46
Views: 17127

Re: Announcement: Penn Bowl 2009 (1/24/2009), Phila., PA

So, there are going to be some changes to fee structure from last year just to simplify our invoice :grin:. If people signed up based off last year's fees and think it's going to be a hardship to come up with the following, let me know. Fee structure: 1st Team: $110 Additional teams: $90 each Functi...
by Lapego1
Sat Dec 13, 2008 1:10 pm
Forum: Best of the Best
Topic: Alternatives to Wikipedia: where to find good material
Replies: 25
Views: 34343

Re: Alternatives to Wikipedia: where to find good material

This is a fantastic idea for a thread, could it be made a sticky post thing somewhere, so people have it at their disposal? Also, I was wondering if people had good places to go for SCIENCE! topics, I mean I always find myself drawing from very disparate sources, either obscure papers on ScienceDir...
by Lapego1
Thu Dec 11, 2008 7:58 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CARDINAL CLASSIC XVIII [email protected], 2/14/2009
Replies: 38
Views: 5584

Re: CARDINAL CLASSIC XVIII [email protected], 2/14/2009

mfasulo1 wrote:we will be running the science Non-Strosity.
In that case, I'll do whatever's in my power to make sure Penn gets there. Presumably 1-2 teams.
by Lapego1
Thu Dec 11, 2008 2:05 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash?
Replies: 18
Views: 3829

Re: Penn Bowl Trash?

Is this ever going to be officially announced? I would like to play if it happens, but I'd have to assemble a team and all to do so, and would like to start looking into that. We'll have the packets but right now, it seems we're lacking interest (going solely off what I see in this thread). Are the...
by Lapego1
Sun Dec 07, 2008 8:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: ROBOT I (Washington DC, 5/24/09)
Replies: 68
Views: 8434

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: ROBOT I (Washington DC, 5/24/09)

This is a good thing. I will play.
by Lapego1
Sun Dec 07, 2008 7:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GSAC XVI: December 6, 2008
Replies: 223
Views: 104572

Re: GSAC XVI: December 6, 2008

I meant to post this sooner, but if you indeed finished by 5 (going off when final results were posted), this would've been probably one of the better run GSACs I've seen. I know my year we finished about 5:45 (10 rounds) with a slight delay after rd 7 due to SQBS crashing and us having to re-enter ...
by Lapego1
Sun Dec 07, 2008 1:01 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: GSAC XVI: December 6, 2008
Replies: 223
Views: 104572

Re: GSAC XVI: December 6, 2008

If she used the rules/guide from old GSACs, that might explain the rules thing. It was an ancient rule used for most GSACs back in the day (maybe GSAC XIII and earlier).
by Lapego1
Fri Dec 05, 2008 2:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: My name's Mater. Like tuhmater, without the tuh.
Replies: 29
Views: 3348

Re: My name's Mater. Like tuhmater, without the tuh.

If it wasn't already clear, I might as well just outright state that my concern for Swarthmore's situation is driving this post at least as much as the financial hit my current team is taking by having to spend, say, $500 on Amtrak to go to tournaments in Boston (and consequently not being able to ...
by Lapego1
Tue Dec 02, 2008 10:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Announcement: QuAC I at Penn (11/22/08), Phila., PA
Replies: 92
Views: 54427

Re: Announcement: QuAC I at Penn (11/22/08), Phila., PA

Sorry again for the delay folks. Exams are hitting me like the plague. Here were the final scores and official standings in the top bracket: 1. Charter A 285 2. Maggie Walker 270 3. State College 350 4. Walter Johnson 255 5. TJ A 375 6. Gonzaga 210 7. GDS A 270 8. DCC 205 9. Hunter 345 10. Stuyvesan...
by Lapego1
Mon Dec 01, 2008 2:07 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Thoughts on Delta Burke Questions?
Replies: 10
Views: 2676

Re: Thoughts on Delta Burke Questions?

Note, I think there's a ridiculous error I forgot to fix which had "ethane" acceptable for ethylene. Please forgive my sleepless transgression.
by Lapego1
Mon Dec 01, 2008 1:13 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Thoughts on Delta Burke Questions?
Replies: 10
Views: 2676

Re: Thoughts on Delta Burke Questions?

Have these been posted/Where are these posted? I missed this tournament and would like to see the questions. Sorry, I guess I missed this. The edited version has been forwarded to Chris Carter for inclusion on his website. Hopefully, he'll post here when it's up. If you want the set before then, yo...
by Lapego1
Wed Nov 26, 2008 12:59 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Announcement: QuAC I at Penn (11/22/08), Phila., PA
Replies: 92
Views: 54427

Re: Announcement: QuAC I at Penn (11/22/08), Phila., PA

Caesar Rodney HS wrote:Well, i would just hope that those records are submitted for rankings, etc.... if the individual stats are too much, at least the team results would be beneficial.
Yeah, on second thought, I could probably just do the games.
by Lapego1
Wed Nov 26, 2008 12:42 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Announcement: QuAC I at Penn (11/22/08), Phila., PA
Replies: 92
Views: 54427

Re: Announcement: QuAC I at Penn (11/22/08), Phila., PA

Caesar Rodney HS wrote:Will consolation stats be posted?
We'll see, but probably not. I'm insanely busy until after finals.
by Lapego1
Tue Nov 25, 2008 6:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Announcement: QuAC I at Penn (11/22/08), Phila., PA
Replies: 92
Views: 54427

Re: Announcement: QuAC I at Penn (11/22/08), Phila., PA

Playoff stats now up here. Again, I concede that PPB was higher than it should've been, but I hope that didn't detract from the experience. The crossover scoresheets are in my office and I'll be there tonight, so I'll post as soon as things are in hand.
by Lapego1
Mon Nov 24, 2008 10:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Announcement: QuAC I at Penn (11/22/08), Phila., PA
Replies: 92
Views: 54427

Re: Announcement: QuAC I at Penn (11/22/08), Phila., PA

In posting playoff stats, Simon decided to override the prelims. So I put prelims back up and playoffs should go up soon. OR you were all just hallucinating :aaa: .
by Lapego1
Mon Nov 24, 2008 2:39 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Mirror at Maryland (12/07/08)
Replies: 49
Views: 6161

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: T-Party Mirror at Maryland (12/06/08)

DumbJaques wrote:Penn?
This is indeed questionable because it's the week before finals. I'm out, but I'll make sure people know about it. Something tells me Chris won't want to drive to this one though...