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Fri May 27, 2016 9:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2016 @ University of Toronto (August 6th, 2016)
Replies: 23
Views: 12067

Re: VETO 2016 @ University of Toronto (August 6th, 2016)

Masked Canadian History Bandit wrote:
Calculus? wrote: Saturday, August 26
Mistake?
Drag ha.
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Sat May 07, 2016 12:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Waterloo Trash Tournament (and side-events!) - April 24th
Replies: 6
Views: 3466

Re: Waterloo Trash Tournament (and side-events!) - April 24t

As the winning team, we chose to donate the proceeds of the tournament (CAD 55) to Neechi Rides, an organisation that aims to provide free rides for First Nations people in Winnipeg. More info can be found here: https://www.gofundme.com/k7mqt36c. Thanks to Faith Barrett for the suggestion! Also than...
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Wed Apr 13, 2016 12:08 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Waterloo Trash Tournament (and side-events!) - April 24th
Replies: 6
Views: 3466

Waterloo Trash Tournament (and side-events!) - April 24th

Woooo, Waterloo is going to be organising a mirror of ACRONYM 7 (which is unposted and so mostly clear to Canadians) on Sunday, the 24th of April. This is the day after our mirror of MYSTERIUM. The tournament is open-eligiblity, and will either be run as doubles, or standard teams of 4, based on how...
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Thu Mar 10, 2016 3:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT @ McMaster - 03/19/2016
Replies: 9
Views: 4706

Re: MUT @ McMaster - 03/19/2016

Waterloo has registered a second team.
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Wed Mar 02, 2016 9:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: COTTAGE Bowl 2: General Discussion
Replies: 14
Views: 2146

Re: General Discussion

adosreme wrote:The emphasis on musicals was not specifically designed to be female-friendly. What I did intentionally do in this regard was try and ensure that approximately 50% of the questions were about women.
Something that was noticed and was extremely appreciated.
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Mon Feb 29, 2016 8:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: COTTAGE Bowl 2: General Discussion
Replies: 14
Views: 2146

Re: General Discussion

I played this set, and was not involved in its production in any way, but I just wanna say that Logan's post is great and a good example of what post-tournament feedback posts should be like.
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Mon Feb 29, 2016 8:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: "Stanford Housewrite" @ Waterloo (28/02/2016)
Replies: 23
Views: 10237

Re: "Stanford Housewrite" @ Waterloo (28/02/2016)

Mad props to Isaac for running a very enjoyable and successful tournament, and thanks to Kira and Ming-Ho for staffing. Yay, Isaac!
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Wed Jan 13, 2016 6:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: "stanford housewrite" at Maryland (February 27, 2016)
Replies: 31
Views: 17208

Re: "stanford housewrite" at Maryland (February 27, 2016)

I mean, while we're offering Canadian trash tournaments, I'm happy to offer Southern Ontario Trash Vortex (Waterloo's trash house-write) as well.

(This offer goes out to all other sites as well).
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Sat Dec 19, 2015 9:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Southern Ontario Trash Vortex
Replies: 2
Views: 2466

Southern Ontario Trash Vortex

The University of Waterloo is pleased to announce Southern Ontario Trash Vortex (SOTV) , a house-written trash tournament planned for the Winter of 2016. The difficulty level being aimed for is easy-regular, with 2012's TERP II serving as a good example. Note that questions will lean 2000s-and-after...
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Fri Dec 11, 2015 8:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Delta Burke mirror at uWaterloo (12th Dec)
Replies: 7
Views: 3328

Re: Delta Burke mirror at uWaterloo (12th Dec)

Show up at 9:30 tomorrow, games start at 10. MC 2054 is HQ.
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Thu Dec 03, 2015 3:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: BUTT mirror at uWaterloo (12-13 Dec)
Replies: 2
Views: 1744

BUTT mirror at uWaterloo (12-13 Dec)

The University of Waterloo is pleased to announce we will be hosting an open eligibility mirror of BUTT on the weekend of the 12th and 13th of December, 2015. The set was announced here: http://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=18129. This is part of our longstanding commitment to supportin...
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Thu Dec 03, 2015 3:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MK-ULTRA at uWaterloo (13th Dec)
Replies: 3
Views: 1854

MK-ULTRA at uWaterloo (13th Dec)

The University of Waterloo is pleased to announce we will be hosting an open eligibility mirror of MK-ULTRA on the 13th of December, 2015. The set was announced here: http://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=17804. We will not be academising, Americanizing, Candianising, or in any other way ...
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Thu Dec 03, 2015 3:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Delta Burke mirror at uWaterloo (12th Dec)
Replies: 7
Views: 3328

Delta Burke mirror at uWaterloo (12th Dec)

The University of Waterloo is pleased to announce we will be hosting an open eligibility mirror of Delta Burke on the 12th of December, 2015. The set was announced here: http://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=17891. Also this weekend will see mirrors of both BUTT and MK-ULTRA, so everyone ...
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Thu Dec 03, 2015 3:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Delta Burke at UMD (November 22, 2015)
Replies: 9
Views: 3923

Re: Delta Burke at UMD (November 22, 2015)

Kalevipoeg wrote: I'm fairly certain when I wrote the announcement that the link was correct, but it's been changed now. Thanks for catching that!
Haha, you're welcome! I was trying to poach the link to the original announcement for my own announcement thread, and Swiftly realised that 2005 CO /= 2015 DB.
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Wed Dec 02, 2015 4:43 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Delta Burke at UMD (November 22, 2015)
Replies: 9
Views: 3923

Re: Delta Burke at UMD (November 22, 2015)

Kalevipoeg wrote:The announcement for the set can be found here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewto ... f=8&t=1789.
This tournament was played on a 2005 CO set??!
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Wed Oct 28, 2015 11:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Waterloo Undergraduate Tournament, Nov 8th
Replies: 4
Views: 2307

Re: Waterloo Undergraduate Tournament, Nov 8th

FIELD:

McGill A
McGill B
Waterloos
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Wed Oct 21, 2015 1:01 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Waterloo Undergraduate Tournament, Nov 8th
Replies: 4
Views: 2307

Waterloo Undergraduate Tournament, Nov 8th

The University of Waterloo is pleased to announce we will be hosting an undergrad-only tournament on the 8th of November, 2015. The questions used will be NAQT Collegiate Novice Series #150C, as described here: http://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=17863. Teams must be composed of undergr...
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Thu Oct 08, 2015 10:30 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MacVanity @ McMaster - Nov. 22nd, 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 4550

Re: MacVanity @ McMaster - Nov. 22nd, 2015

aswift wrote:I'll be making the trip up to Canada for this (and Missouri Open the day before) and will be submitting a pack.
YAY!
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Tue Sep 29, 2015 11:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open @ McMaster (Nov. 21, 2015)
Replies: 7
Views: 3573

Re: Missouri Open @ McMaster (Nov. 21, 2015)

Registering a team of Rein, me and TBD.
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Tue Sep 29, 2015 11:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MacVanity @ McMaster - Nov. 22nd, 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 4550

Re: MacVanity @ McMaster - Nov. 22nd, 2015

I'm playing with Rein. Will have at least one pack from my team.
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Tue Sep 01, 2015 11:15 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MKULTRA - Online Mirror?
Replies: 20
Views: 8460

Re: MKULTRA - Online Mirror?

Speaking on behalf of the nation of Canada, we're interested in doing a physical mirror of this. Details to come, likely from Meghan Torchia.
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Tue Sep 01, 2015 9:17 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU novice at uWaterloo (9/26)
Replies: 3
Views: 2522

VCU novice at uWaterloo (9/26)

The University of Waterloo will be hosting its semi-traditional mirror of the yearly novice tournament, VCU Novice, on Saturday, September 26th, 2015. I will be serving as TD. More information about this set, including all eligibility rules, can be found here: http://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic....
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Sat Aug 22, 2015 12:02 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall @ University of Toronto (2015/11/07)
Replies: 15
Views: 6245

Re: ACF Fall @ University of Toronto (2015/11/07)

Ming-Ho Yee has registered a 2nd Waterloo team. A 3rd might come if we have enough interest among the players who would not have to write a pack to play.
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Thu Aug 20, 2015 12:57 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall @ University of Toronto (2015/11/07)
Replies: 15
Views: 6245

Re: ACF Fall @ University of Toronto (2015/11/07)

One Waterloo team registered, 1-2 more to come.
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Mon Aug 10, 2015 12:18 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (15th August)
Replies: 36
Views: 16813

Re: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (15th August)

Aauysh, I emailed you the music before entering the great firewall. If you didn't receive it, let me know by responding or pm (and not fb or email) and I will find a way to send it to you. Also, if they are coming, Jay, Shuying, and Young Min would definitely also want the music. Received, Joe, tha...
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Sat Aug 08, 2015 1:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (15th August)
Replies: 36
Views: 16813

Re: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (15th August)

Also, the VCU site (and possibly others) are doing bonus bouncebacks. Will there be plans to do that here? This is also something that needs to be discussed. I'm personally leaning towards yes, but it's the TD's decision. I'm thinking we'll make a decision during registration, but for now I urge pe...
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Sat Aug 08, 2015 11:42 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (15th August)
Replies: 36
Views: 16813

Re: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (15th August)

First off, I apologize for the silence over the past x weeks. Very bad form. I just put in a request for rooms on Sunday too. I anticipate little difficulty in getting the rooms we need. As always Waterloo is happy to host ALL the side-events. Can everyone who's indicated interest in attending do wh...
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Thu Jul 23, 2015 3:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)
Replies: 82
Views: 38387

Re: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)

We should be able to get to 6 laptops easily, no? If, say, we have Jay's, Aayush's, Aaron's, and mine, we're already 2/3rds there. Pat and Joe will have theirs around, which makes 6 even without any hard lifting (and pretty much everyone else has one too, I would think). But we should aim for 7-8, ...
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Sat Jul 11, 2015 2:30 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Delta Burke 2014 Set Discussion
Replies: 42
Views: 16399

Re: Delta Burke 2014 Set Discussion

Woot, I missed this discussion. So I'm the much-maligned individual that negged this TU (I buzzed in with "green" because The Green Stripe was in my head). And I was a little grumpy about it, but on the whole there isn't too much to bitch about. I don't think it's the same thing as buzzing on "This ...
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Wed Jul 08, 2015 10:41 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (15th August)
Replies: 36
Views: 16813

Re: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (15th August)

People should sign up for this. I also just got rooms confirmed; we'll be at our usual home on the 4th floor of MC.
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Sat Jun 06, 2015 1:58 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MÖRE WEIGHT
Replies: 41
Views: 18055

Re: MÖRE WEIGHT

Can we get an estimate of how many packets this tournament will likely have?
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Thu Jun 04, 2015 7:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Delta Burke mirror at uWaterloo (28th June)
Replies: 16
Views: 6863

Re: Delta Burke mirror at uWaterloo (28th June)

Dear Jordan Palmer, are you planning on playing this tournament?
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Tue Jun 02, 2015 10:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT mirror at uWaterloo (27th June)
Replies: 30
Views: 12752

Re: NASAT mirror at uWaterloo (27th June)

Masked Canadian History Bandit wrote:Are there going to be any side events for these two days?
MORE WEIGHT and assorted Trash things from Joe Su have already been announced. If you want more things, suggest them!
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Mon May 25, 2015 8:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MÖRE WEIGHT
Replies: 41
Views: 18055

Re: NASAT mirror at uWaterloo (27th June)

For MERE/MOREWEIGHT, who/where do we send the completed packets to? Also, where do we draw the line between the legitimate and the ridiculous? I hope you know things about Norwegian reality television Okay, the least you could do is write that TU on Så mycket bättre instead! Like, that's the famous...
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Mon May 25, 2015 12:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MÖRE WEIGHT
Replies: 41
Views: 18055

Re: NASAT mirror at uWaterloo (27th June)

Sadly, it is true. I did foolishly approve this, and so MORE WEIGHT will be happening following the NASAT mirror on Saturday. Get writing, people!
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Wed May 20, 2015 11:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Click Here to Become Sad
Replies: 59
Views: 28146

Re: CO History 2015

Tees-Exe Line wrote: the irrelevance of a self-congratulatory center-left consensus is certainly not unique to Canada.
I need the hat rack.
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Wed May 13, 2015 2:15 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Delta Burke mirror at uWaterloo (28th June)
Replies: 16
Views: 6863

Delta Burke mirror at uWaterloo (28th June)

The University of Waterloo is pleased to announce a mirror of Delta Burke on SUNDAY, the 28th of June, 2015. An open mirror of NASAT has been announced for the previous day, also at uWaterloo. The original announcement of the tournament can be found here and should be read for all the deets: http://...
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Wed May 13, 2015 2:13 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT mirror at uWaterloo (27th June)
Replies: 30
Views: 12752

NASAT mirror at uWaterloo (27th June)

The University of Waterloo is pleased to announce a mirror of NASAT on SATURDAY, the 27th of June, 2015. An open mirror of Delta Burke has been announced for the next day, also at uWaterloo. The original announcement of the tournament can be found here and should be read for all the deets: http://ww...
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Sun May 03, 2015 2:15 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (15th August)
Replies: 36
Views: 16813

VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (15th August)

The University of Waterloo is pleased to announce a mirror of VCU Open on the 15th of August, 2015. The original announcement of the tournament can be found here and should be read for all the deets: http://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=17222 This tournament is open to all players. The b...
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Mon Apr 13, 2015 4:10 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: On Leaving Tournaments Early
Replies: 47
Views: 10329

Re: On Leaving Tournaments Early

Most tournaments do not flame out in a glorious blaze of incompetence, running into "all hours of the night;" they merely run somewhat later than the advertised time because that's how quizbowl is. This is incredibly stupid. Then we should be advertising a different time. A system of "we'll probabl...
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Wed Apr 08, 2015 2:15 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Your Lowest Point
Replies: 64
Views: 47218

Re: Your Lowest Point

As Jeff mentioned, there are many things that I don't know enough about to say what should or should not be accepted. Be that as it may, Novice tournaments are generally lax about acceptance, so I thought a prompt would at least be required, since it is then a partial answer. This was a new tournam...
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Wed Apr 08, 2015 12:59 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Your Lowest Point
Replies: 64
Views: 47218

Re: Your Lowest Point

I lost to the other McMaster team because the moderator would not accept Marquez for Gabriel Garcia Marquez and would not even prompt. Having looked at previous collegiate novices before this tournament, I felt that this decision was questionable at best, given the lax standard that are often given...
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Tue Apr 07, 2015 6:13 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open 2015 - August 8th
Replies: 53
Views: 58244

Re: VCU Open 2015 - August 8th

cruzeiro wrote:
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?
I'm guessing it's 40% Geo, 40% Current Events, and 20% some combination of Geo, CE and GK. Note that Geography also appears twice.
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Tue Mar 24, 2015 12:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)
Replies: 17
Views: 8550

Re: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)

Fun day all around, even if the Japanese knowledge that was tested was decidedly un-anime. Thanks to Leslie, Rico and Peter for running a smooth tournament (once the packets were received). Waterloo had a great time. Watashi wa oyogimasu~!