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by cruzeiro
Tue Apr 07, 2015 6:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open 2015 - August 8th
Replies: 53
Views: 52487

Re: VCU Open 2015 - August 8th

Cody wrote:1/1 G/C/GK (40% Geography, 40% Current Events, 20% Geography, Current Events, or “General Knowledge”)
I'm guessing current events shouldn't appear twice here?
by cruzeiro
Sat Apr 04, 2015 8:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals Predictions
Replies: 44
Views: 18836

Re: ACF Nationals Predictions

I wrote a haiku about each team. Except B teams because I have no idea who's realistically playing on them. Sorry B teams. Slot yourselves in wherever you feel comfortable. OTTAWA Veteran player / Impresses all at tourney / Name? Dennis Beeby Unfortunately, this is kinda impossible, as I'll be writ...
by cruzeiro
Sat Mar 21, 2015 10:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)
Replies: 17
Views: 8452

Re: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)

Ottawa won this outright after a triple round robin at 9-0.
by cruzeiro
Thu Mar 19, 2015 6:21 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: Quizbowl in Foreign Languages?
Replies: 15
Views: 7577

Re: Quizbowl in Foreign Languages?

The game that approximates quizbowl in Morocco is in French. There's a fairly competitive group of universities that compete. I never actually watched a real game -- I just attended the tail end of some sort of team selection event. I was in touch briefly with the people who ran it about the possib...
by cruzeiro
Sat Mar 14, 2015 7:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement - 2015 Ottawa Hybrid - March 14, 2015
Replies: 28
Views: 18192

Re: Announcement - 2015 Ottawa Hybrid - March 14, 2015

The Jordan Palmer Superteam beat Toronto in the first game of an advantaged final to win undefeated.

For those of you who wish to do so, message me for any team names. I will update with this in a couple of days in one fell swoop.

STATS: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/2651
by cruzeiro
Wed Mar 11, 2015 6:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement - 2015 Ottawa Hybrid - March 14, 2015
Replies: 28
Views: 18192

Re: Announcement - 2015 Ottawa Hybrid - March 14, 2015

Theodore wrote:Could we please have a logistical update on this? (i.e. where and when to meet this Saturday)
Please meet in Lamoureux 215 for 8:30 AM, games beginning at 9:00 AM. A full logistics email will follow later this evening.
by cruzeiro
Tue Mar 10, 2015 11:34 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT mirror at uWaterloo (March 22nd)
Replies: 21
Views: 10428

Re: MUT mirror at uWaterloo (March 22nd)

There will be an Ottawa team, with our buzzer system.
by cruzeiro
Thu Feb 26, 2015 10:55 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACRONYM @ Carleton University (Mar. 1/15)
Replies: 13
Views: 7552

Re: ACRONYM @ Carleton University (Mar. 1/15)

Does anyone have a spot available on their team? I have someone looking for a team.
by cruzeiro
Mon Jan 26, 2015 7:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Oxford Open 2015: General Discussion
Replies: 23
Views: 3114

Re: General Discussion

Some question-related quibbles (not clear to me if it should go here or in the other thread; mods please move if necessary): -the Virgin Islands (Isles) are not split between three countries, they're only British and American; even if you consider the so-called "Spanish Virgin Islands" to be part of...
by cruzeiro
Mon Jan 26, 2015 6:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Oxford Open 2015: General Discussion
Replies: 23
Views: 3114

Re: General Discussion

Did Aayush or anyone else who happened to be at both today's and last week's tournaments think that the editing improved over the week? Only Aayush or Jay can answer this as the lone people to be at both sites, but my impression from yesterday (only) is similar to many of the comments raised from p...
by cruzeiro
Sun Jan 25, 2015 6:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Oxford Open NA mirror at uWaterloo (25 Jan)
Replies: 15
Views: 6065

Re: Oxford Open NA mirror at uWaterloo (25 Jan)

"McGill" (Derek, Daniel, Sebastian and Adam Swift of RIT) won outright after a double round robin at 9-1.

Thanks to all for running this smoothly.
by cruzeiro
Sun Jan 25, 2015 9:33 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2015 Regionals: Specific question requests and discussion
Replies: 49
Views: 10934

Re: 2015 Regionals: Specific question requests and discussio

Erratum: The bonus on Brazil/Brazilian cuisine referred to provinces of Brazil; Brazil has had states since 1889.
by cruzeiro
Sat Jan 24, 2015 10:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Canada/Niagara @ McMaster (Jan. 24)
Replies: 13
Views: 7233

Re: ACF Regionals Canada/Niagara @ McMaster (Jan. 24)

Ottawa won the first game of an advantaged final with McGill to win the overall crown. Cornell A, with the advantage, defeated Waterloo A in the second game of the UG/D2 final.

Thanks to all the folks at Mac for running this smoothly.
by cruzeiro
Tue Jan 20, 2015 12:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Oxford Open NA mirror at uWaterloo (25 Jan)
Replies: 15
Views: 6065

Re: Oxford Open NA mirror at uWaterloo (25 Jan)

cruzeiro wrote:I should be playing with some UO folks, but confirmation to come once we've actually met this term.
Is now confirmed that you will have a UO team.
by cruzeiro
Mon Jan 12, 2015 6:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Oxford Open NA mirror at uWaterloo (25 Jan)
Replies: 15
Views: 6065

Re: Oxford Open NA mirror at uWaterloo (25 Jan)

I should be playing with some UO folks, but confirmation to come once we've actually met this term.
by cruzeiro
Sat Nov 08, 2014 7:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Eastern Canada at uOttawa (November 8, 2014)
Replies: 8
Views: 5305

Re: ACF Fall Eastern Canada at uOttawa (November 8, 2014)

Stats are available here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/2345/ Colonel By A are the overall and undergraduate winners; McGill A are the D2 winners and runners-up for the rest. Toronto A is the runner-up for D2. Congratulations to all teams! Somebody has left a white iPhone charger in the m...
by cruzeiro
Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Eastern Canada at uOttawa (November 8, 2014)
Replies: 8
Views: 5305

Re: ACF Fall Eastern Canada at uOttawa (November 8, 2014)

Each of the team contacts should just have received an email from me with logistical information; please email me if you did not receive one.
by cruzeiro
Thu Oct 30, 2014 11:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement - 2015 Ottawa Hybrid - March 14, 2015
Replies: 28
Views: 18192

Announcement - 2015 Ottawa Hybrid - March 14, 2015

The University of Ottawa Trivia Club is happy to announce the 2015 iteration of the Ottawa Hybrid Tournament, taking place in the nation's capital on March 14. This is an open tournament; difficulty is mild to medium, as in past years. The distribution is unchanged from last year: Academic (11/11) 2...
by cruzeiro
Sat Oct 18, 2014 6:57 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl @ McMaster (Oct. 18)
Replies: 22
Views: 7850

Re: Penn Bowl @ McMaster (Oct. 18)

Alberta won game one of the final 270-230. Alberta won the decisive game 285-210.
by cruzeiro
Thu Oct 09, 2014 8:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: PADAWAN @ University of Toronto 2014-10-19
Replies: 28
Views: 10592

Re: PADAWAN @ University of Toronto 2014-10-19

I've emailed to register one Ottawa team and one buzzer set.
by cruzeiro
Wed Aug 20, 2014 5:08 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Eastern Canada at uOttawa (November 8, 2014)
Replies: 8
Views: 5305

ACF Fall Eastern Canada at uOttawa (November 8, 2014)

Hello, The University of Ottawa Trivia Club is pleased to announce the Eastern Canada site of ACF Fall 2014, to be held at uOttawa on Saturday, 8 November 2014 . ACF Fall is the year's premier introductory-level collegiate quizbowl tournament, and we do hope that you join us at this event. Building ...
by cruzeiro
Sun Aug 10, 2014 11:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Texas QB Camp Tournament mirror at uWaterloo (10th August)
Replies: 15
Views: 6036

Re: Texas QB Camp Tournament mirror at uWaterloo (10th Augus

In the main tournament (5 teams, double round robin), the team of Jay, Joe and Huma went 7-1, earning the advantage against the team of Derek, Sebastian, Aidan and myself at 6-2. In the advantaged final, Jay'/Joe/Huma won the first game to win the tournament. Thanks to UW for hosting and everyone fo...
by cruzeiro
Sat Aug 09, 2014 11:57 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (9th August)
Replies: 47
Views: 18485

Re: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (9th August)

This happened. In a double round robin, the team consisting of Rein, Huma, Peter Liu and myself went 9-1, gaining the advantage in a final against the team of Jordan, Jay, Patrick and Andrew Almas, who went 8-2. Jordan's team reverted the advantage, winning both games of the final to win the tournam...
by cruzeiro
Fri Jul 25, 2014 12:20 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (9th August)
Replies: 47
Views: 18485

Re: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (9th August)

Sign-up, no idea who I'm playing with yet.
by cruzeiro
Tue Jul 15, 2014 5:35 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements
Replies: 577
Views: 302569

Re: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements

tejasraje wrote:In order to ease World Cup withdrawal, I will be reading a soccer packet next Monday at 9PM EST. I can read on either Skype or IRC depending on interest.

EDIT: This will be on Tuesday instead at the same time.
Where will this be taking place?
by cruzeiro
Tue Jun 17, 2014 8:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Miscellaneous Quizbowl Events @ UWaterloo (July 5, 2014)
Replies: 29
Views: 10323

Re: Miscellaneous Quizbowl Events @ UWaterloo (July 5, 2014)

the third garrideb wrote:
cruzeiro wrote:I'll be there. I can also bring Ottawa's buzzers if needed.
Thanks; I think buzzers would be appreciated.
Will do. Forgot to mention this earlier, but can we have Geo Monstrosity as well?
by cruzeiro
Tue Jun 17, 2014 2:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Miscellaneous Quizbowl Events @ UWaterloo (July 5, 2014)
Replies: 29
Views: 10323

Re: Miscellaneous Quizbowl Events @ UWaterloo (July 5, 2014)

I'll be there. I can also bring Ottawa's buzzers if needed.
by cruzeiro
Tue Jun 17, 2014 1:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Open online mirror of NASAT -- June 21
Replies: 91
Views: 43864

Re: Open online mirror of NASAT -- June 21

Another Canadian team featuring myself and a hodge-podge of other people will be playing this as well. A second Canadian team consisting of University of Ottawa and McGill players has formed. If a third team does not form, there may be one or two Canadians in need of a team. These two posts are ref...
by cruzeiro
Tue May 13, 2014 3:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Online mirror of College History Bowl
Replies: 49
Views: 15999

Re: Online mirror of College History Bowl

I'm playing this with Brendan McKendy, Charles Korwin and Joe Su.
by cruzeiro
Tue Apr 15, 2014 9:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2014
Replies: 52
Views: 24480

Re: VETO 2014

I'm thinking about going to this, since I'm on campus taking classes over the summer and may be inclined to make the road trip (with or without a friend) or fly out, assuming I can find reasonably priced tickets and/or get the school to fund the trip. In any case, are open teams allowed? Open teams...
by cruzeiro
Mon Mar 10, 2014 10:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Boycotting Bad Quizbowl?
Replies: 14
Views: 3644

Re: Boycotting Bad Quizbowl?

I'd argue at this stage in the game that, while frustrating, to keep bothering with Reach, even though the money is ridiculous (but nobody ever knows about it since at most schools admin handles it without blinking and the students never hear about it) and this is prejudicial to going to more tourna...
by cruzeiro
Sat Feb 22, 2014 11:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Eastern Canada @ Toronto (2/22/14)
Replies: 32
Views: 12104

Re: ACF Regionals Eastern Canada @ Toronto (2/22/14)

This happened. After a round robin and then a 4/4 split, Waterloo A was 7-3 with the rest of the top bracket (Ottawa, Carnegie Mellon, and Mac) all at 6-4. After tiebreaker madness, where Mac knocked out CMU and then Ottawa knocked out Mac, Waterloo then beat Ottawa in the first game of an advantage...
by cruzeiro
Tue Jan 14, 2014 10:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Eastern Canada @ Toronto (2/22/14)
Replies: 32
Views: 12104

Re: ACF Regionals Eastern Canada @ Toronto (2/22/14)

Aw shucks guys, I have a conference that weekend, so I won't be attending or writing a pack for this. Not sure how this impacts uOttawa's entry, but I've heard chatter that we might not make it, after all. Aayush has coerced me into playing quiz bowl against him at UT, I mean coming to see him on h...
by cruzeiro
Tue Jan 14, 2014 10:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Cane Ridge Revival at uWaterloo (16th March, 2014)
Replies: 10
Views: 4142

Re: Cane Ridge Revival at uWaterloo (16th March, 2014)

We're coming, as usual. One buzzer set, exact team number(s) to be confirmed closer to the tournament date.
odin_envy_me wrote:Eligibility : None whatsoever. Completely open. Anyone can play with anyone else, except Carly Rae Jepsen fans
This, however, may be a problem for some of us.
by cruzeiro
Tue Jan 14, 2014 10:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SUBMIT at Carleton University (March 9, 2014)
Replies: 13
Views: 4653

Re: SUBMIT at Carleton University (March 9, 2014)

(not Université d'Ottawa soft 9. it's "Isuri Herath will obliterate you" hard 9.) Someone from Carleton called UO by its actual name? And in French too, comme nous le faisons tous les jours à l'Université d'Ottawa ? Whatever happened to that song they teach you? :wink: More seriously, there will be...
by cruzeiro
Mon Nov 18, 2013 8:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Question-Specific Discussion
Replies: 94
Views: 13144

Re: Question-Specific Discussion

Can someone please post the Safavids tossup? Round 10 I think.
by cruzeiro
Mon Nov 18, 2013 2:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: DRAGOON @ Buffalo (11/16/13)
Replies: 16
Views: 4248

Re: DRAGOON @ Buffalo (11/16/13)

As with the rest, thank you for running this smoothly, Buffalo! Always fun to play against schools we don't see very often as well in CMU and Brockport.
by cruzeiro
Mon Nov 11, 2013 9:41 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Delta Burke Mirror at UWaterloo (Sunday, Nov. 10th)
Replies: 28
Views: 6002

Re: Delta Burke Mirror at UWaterloo (Sunday, Nov. 10th)

This happened. After a round robin, Ottawa went 8-1, with Jordan and Jay at 7-2 as well as Waterloo-Aayush. Waterloo then defeated the Hero Twins in a tiebreaker. Ottawa defeated Waterloo in the first game of an advantaged final to win the tournament. Thank you to everyone at Waterloo for hosting an...
by cruzeiro
Sat Nov 09, 2013 7:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: *CONFIRMED* ACF Fall 2013 @McMaster
Replies: 34
Views: 12991

Re: *CONFIRMED* ACF Fall 2013 @McMaster

Thanks to Mac for running this smoothly today! It should be noted that Carleton finished 4th, as they were in the top bracket. Waterloo won the D2/UG crowns - note to the ACF deities that the individual that rendered them ineligible for those prizes (when they were registering) was unable to attend ...
by cruzeiro
Tue Oct 29, 2013 3:40 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Delta Burke Mirror at UWaterloo (Sunday, Nov. 10th)
Replies: 28
Views: 6002

Re: Delta Burke Mirror at UWaterloo (Sunday, Nov. 10th)

odin_envy_me wrote:A reminder to people to formally sign up as teams for this, just so I know how many people to expect and such...
Jordan Palmer-less Ottawa says hello.
by cruzeiro
Sun Oct 27, 2013 6:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl at uOttawa (October 27, 2013)
Replies: 9
Views: 3527

Re: Penn Bowl at uOttawa (October 27, 2013)

This happened. Alberta A went 8-0 in the round robin and then defeated Ottawa (7-1) in the first game of an advantaged final. Jordan Palmer was top scorer, followed closely by Trevor Davis, Sinan Ulusoy and Brendan McKendy. The stats are available here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/1650 ...
by cruzeiro
Tue Oct 22, 2013 3:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: DRAGOON @ Buffalo (11/16/13)
Replies: 16
Views: 4248

Re: DRAGOON @ Buffalo (11/16/13)

I'm coming to Buffalo for this, even if it means I'm soloing the tournament. This may have something to do with getting to go to the Bills-Jets game on the Sunday :smile: As I understand it, Jordan and Jay are going to the Alabama site, possibly with someone from UT. But they'll be better able to cl...
by cruzeiro
Tue Oct 22, 2013 1:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Modern World Tournament
Replies: 31
Views: 11862

Re: Modern World Tournament

This looks absolutely fascinating. One question on the distribution: are the 2/2 on International PES and International Culture about anywhere in the world (i.e., there can be an additional Latin America or Middle East question that comes out of the international distribution, and so on) or focused ...
by cruzeiro
Mon Oct 21, 2013 5:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl at uOttawa (October 27, 2013)
Replies: 9
Views: 3527

Re: Penn Bowl at uOttawa (October 27, 2013)

Logistics: This tournament will be happening Sunday in the Lamoureux (LMX) Building, the same building that we held our Minnesota Open mirror in. A campus map is available here: http://www.uottawa.ca/maps/ We will be meeting in the morning in Lamoureux 221 - please arrive by 9:00 AM (#9amsharp) so w...
by cruzeiro
Sun Oct 20, 2013 1:47 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SPACE: The Final Frontier (2013-2014 Side Event)
Replies: 14
Views: 3762

Re: SPACE: The Final Frontier (2013-2014 Side Event)

So I realize this probably isn't happening (unless good things have happened since your last update Zach? Please?), but is DRAGOON still happening at UB? I don't see a thread for it to sign up...
by cruzeiro
Mon Oct 14, 2013 4:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: McMaster Mirror of "An Intimate Engagement With Trash"
Replies: 34
Views: 11879

Re: McMaster Mirror of "An Intimate Engagement With Trash"

TheRhymeMinister wrote:Carleton will be sending 7 people to form 2 teams. And we're going to win.
"We want the ball, and we're going to score"
/throws pick-six.
by cruzeiro
Fri Sep 27, 2013 11:57 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: *CONFIRMED* ACF Fall 2013 @McMaster
Replies: 34
Views: 12991

Re: *TENTATIVE* ACF Fall 2013 @McMaster

Senator_Jay wrote:[*]Packet submission dates for teams attending the McMaster site (as in, teams who normally would have been due to geography) will be pushed forward 1 week
Is this supposed to mean, for instance, that the Oct. 6 no penalty deadline becomes Sept. 29 or Oct. 13?
by cruzeiro
Mon Aug 26, 2013 7:31 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Michigan Fall Tournament at Carleton (10/26/13)
Replies: 11
Views: 4754

Re: Michigan Fall Tournament at Carleton (10/26/13)

We will bring a TBD number of teams. Probably 2, but will confirm closer to the date.