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by Calculus?
Wed Jul 19, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: Best of the Best
Topic: Women in Quizbowl 2017 Edition
Replies: 28
Views: 22241

Re: Women in Quizbowl 2017 Edition

Firstly, I'm going to paste my comment on Chloe's Facebook post pertaining to university QB here: ------------------ Wish I could say this kind of behaviour goes away when you reach the university level but unfortunately, (here at least) it seems to persist, only as players mature it simply seems to...
by Calculus?
Tue Jul 11, 2017 6:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2-day HSNCT Mirror @ Toronto (July 8th-9th, 2017)
Replies: 18
Views: 7514

Re: 2-day HSNCT Mirror @ Toronto (July 8th-9th, 2017)

Stats for FTP2 can be found here. Note that one scoresheet went missing so it isn't included there. Thanks Aaron for doing them!
by Calculus?
Sun Jul 09, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2-day HSNCT Mirror @ Toronto (July 8th-9th, 2017)
Replies: 18
Views: 7514

Re: 2-day HSNCT Mirror @ Toronto (July 8th-9th, 2017)

Hello, here are thoughts on this weekend: Apologies: We did start about a half hour late on Saturday for which I apologize. We also ended up going over our booked time (7 PM) for the rooms so were kicked out and had to move elsewhere on both days, I will make sure to book us for a longer period of t...
by Calculus?
Sat Jul 08, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: First One Hunna Days (Election 2016) **UPDATE** read OP
Replies: 47
Views: 20382

Re: First One Hunna Days (Election 2016) **UPDATE** read OP

We played this in Toronto today and everyone had lots of fun. Great set, thanks!
by Calculus?
Mon Jul 03, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2-day HSNCT Mirror @ Toronto (July 8th-9th, 2017)
Replies: 18
Views: 7514

Re: 2-day HSNCT Mirror @ Toronto (July 8th-9th, 2017)

Here is the logistics email I just sent out (as long as I had an email for you): Hello teams, Thank you for attending Toronto’s mirror of HSNCT! We hope you have a great time. Logistics information follows: LOCATION AND TRANSPORTATION The tournament will take place both days in Sidney Smith Hall (10...
by Calculus?
Sat Jul 01, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2-day HSNCT Mirror @ Toronto (July 8th-9th, 2017)
Replies: 18
Views: 7514

Re: 2-day HSNCT Mirror @ Toronto (July 8th-9th, 2017)

This is just a reminder that all registrations should be in by tomorrow evening. If you haven't registered with me by then, you will be declined a spot.
by Calculus?
Fri Jun 30, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2-day HSNCT Mirror @ Toronto (July 8th-9th, 2017)
Replies: 18
Views: 7514

Re: 2-day HSNCT Mirror @ Toronto (July 8th-9th, 2017)

troyharris wrote:Are there any other high school teams playing?
Not at the moment -- we have one or two high schoolers playing on open teams and we're waiting on one high school team that is a maybe, but nothing confirmed yet unfortunately.
by Calculus?
Mon Jun 26, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2-day HSNCT Mirror @ Toronto (July 8th-9th, 2017)
Replies: 18
Views: 7514

Re: 2-day HSNCT Mirror @ Toronto (July 8th-9th, 2017)

This event will be just rounds 1-22 (not the later playoff rounds which were livestreamed on the Sunday of HSNCT itself). Awesome. That makes a lot of sense. How much time will we have on Sunday for side events? We have a pretty long drive back to Michigan and want to get back at a reasonable time....
by Calculus?
Mon May 22, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT @ University of Toronto (October 14th, 2017)
Replies: 5
Views: 4383

EFT @ University of Toronto (October 14th, 2017)

Hello Canada! The Unviersity of Toronto Academic Trivia Club is pleased to announce a mirror of Early Fall Tournament on October 14th, 2017. More information on the set can be found here . This tournament will take place in the GALBRAITH BUILDING (35 Saint George Street). We have never hosted a tour...
by Calculus?
Fri May 05, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Canadian Player Poll 2017: Fluency in French Optional
Replies: 22
Views: 11636

Re: Canadian Player Poll 2017: Fluency in French Optional

Staffers NB: Most of these rankings are based on my own scope of experience. I left out some people who both staff and play because I want to pay attention to the more staffing-oriented people here. Some of these people weren't active this year but oh well. 1. Joe Su -- This man staffs/runs so many...
by Calculus?
Thu May 04, 2017 11:27 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2-day HSNCT Mirror @ Toronto (July 8th-9th, 2017)
Replies: 18
Views: 7514

2-day HSNCT Mirror @ Toronto (July 8th-9th, 2017)

Hello Canada! :cool: The University of Toronto Academic Trivia Club is pleased to announce another two-day mirror of HSNCT. Unlike what we did last year, this tournament will be played over one weekend instead of two. The tournament will take place on U of T campus at Sidney Smith Hall (100 Saint Ge...
by Calculus?
Tue Apr 25, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Super ACRONYM Mirror @ Toronto (Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017)
Replies: 6
Views: 4201

Super ACRONYM Mirror @ Toronto (Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017)

Hello Canada! :grin: The University of Toronto Academic Trivia Club is please to announce a mirror of Super ACRONYM on Sunday, August 13th, 2017. Note that this is the day after VETO. More info about the set can be found here . Note that unlike regular strength ACRONYM, Super ACRONYM is a hard trash...
by Calculus?
Sun Apr 02, 2017 12:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals 2017 (4/22 - 4/23)
Replies: 44
Views: 33477

Re: ACF Nationals 2017 (4/22 - 4/23)

Here is the list of currently-registered teams: edit 2: as of March 31, the field is full. Louisiana Tech has withdrawn and we currently have 43 teams registered, so without significant pressure to expand the field, Colgate UCF B would be bumped based on A-values. edit 3: Louisville has dropped fro...
by Calculus?
Thu Mar 23, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2017 ACF Regionals global announcement (2/18/2017)
Replies: 51
Views: 37349

Re: 2017 ACF Regionals global announcement (2/18/2017)

Gautam wrote:All US teams should have an invoice now. I'll update when the Canada/UK invoices are sent as well.
Is there an estimate as to when the Canadian invoices will be sent out? I think most of the teams up here would really like to get their books in order before having to plan for Nationals.
by Calculus?
Sun Mar 19, 2017 12:54 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Wake Up Sheeple - the Sequel to [REDACTED]
Replies: 13
Views: 5726

Re: Wake Up Sheeple - the Sequel to [REDACTED]

There will definitely be people from Toronto looking to submit paсks for this. I might even submit a pack myself.
by Calculus?
Mon Mar 06, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: (This) Tournament is a Crime Mirror @ Toronto (12.03.17)
Replies: 8
Views: 4914

Re: (This) Tournament is a Crime Mirror @ Toronto (12.03.17)

As with the ACRONYM mirror, tonight is the deadline for registering teams. Whatever number I have after that is the cap.
by Calculus?
Sun Mar 05, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACRONYM X Mirror @ U of T (March 11th, 2017)
Replies: 6
Views: 3986

Re: ACRONYM X Mirror @ U of T (March 11th, 2017)

I'm closing the field on Monday night so I have time to get stuff organized. If you try to register after that I will only laugh scathingly at you.
by Calculus?
Sat Feb 18, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATHENA at Lexington (MA) HS (4/1/17)
Replies: 13
Views: 9181

Re: ATHENA at Lexington (MA) HS (4/1/17)

Just wanted to add that this is fantastic! Been wanting to see something like this for a long time.
by Calculus?
Fri Jan 06, 2017 10:32 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: (This) Tournament is a Crime Mirror @ Toronto (12.03.17)
Replies: 8
Views: 4914

Re: (This) Tournament is a Crime Mirror @ Toronto (12.03.17)

Post has been updated with rooms and a field cap.
by Calculus?
Wed Dec 14, 2016 12:57 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: (This) Tournament is a Crime Mirror @ Toronto (12.03.17)
Replies: 8
Views: 4914

(This) Tournament is a Crime Mirror @ Toronto (12.03.17)

Hello Canada! The University of Toronto Academic Trivia Club is pleased to announce a mirror of (This) Tournament is a Crime, to take place on Sunday, March 12th, 2017. More details on the set can be found here . This tournament will take place in OISE (252 Bloor Street West). If you're taking the T...
by Calculus?
Mon Dec 12, 2016 11:24 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2017 ACF Regionals global announcement (2/18/2017)
Replies: 51
Views: 37349

Re: 2017 ACF Regionals global announcement (2/18/2017)

The -$50 deadline has passed; thanks to the ten teams who submitted packets! I've listed them at the end of the first post in this thread. If you're not on there and think you should be, please email [email protected].com. I was told that Toronto A submitted their pack a couple days ago, but i...
by Calculus?
Thu Dec 08, 2016 12:58 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACRONYM X Mirror @ U of T (March 11th, 2017)
Replies: 6
Views: 3986

ACRONYM X Mirror @ U of T (March 11th, 2017)

Hello Canada! The University of Toronto Academic Trivia Club is excited to announce a mirror of ACRONYM X, which will take place on Saturday, March 11th, 2016 here at U of T. More information about the set can be found here . The mirror will be completely open. The tournament will be followed by QB ...
by Calculus?
Fri Dec 02, 2016 8:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Novice HS Tournament @ University of Toronto 03/12/2016
Replies: 6
Views: 3892

Re: Novice HS Tournament @ University of Toronto 03/12/2016

A transcript of the logistics email I sent out tonight: Hello schools, Reminder that tomorrow is the Toronto Novice Quizbowl tournament here at U of T. We are looking forward to seeing you all! Here are the logistics for the day: Please meet at 9:30 in room 54A of Wetmore Hall on the University of T...
by Calculus?
Fri Nov 25, 2016 4:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Novice HS Tournament @ University of Toronto 03/12/2016
Replies: 6
Views: 3892

Re: Novice HS Tournament @ University of Toronto

Post has been updated with rooms.
by Calculus?
Fri Oct 28, 2016 12:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl @ U of T (Oct. 29th, 2016)
Replies: 6
Views: 3955

Re: Penn Bowl @ U of T (Oct. 29th, 2016)

Hello Penn Bowl teams! As stated in the original post, the tournament will be starting at 9:00 AM, please meet in SS2101 (Sid Smith Hall, 100 St. George Street) at 8:30. We have 6 teams so we'll be doing a double round robin with possible advantage finals. As usual, there are various lunch options a...
by Calculus?
Fri Oct 21, 2016 2:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl @ U of T (Oct. 29th, 2016)
Replies: 6
Views: 3955

Re: Penn Bowl @ U of T (Oct. 29th, 2016)

Post updated with locations. Field is now capped at 9 teams.
by Calculus?
Wed Oct 12, 2016 4:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Novice HS Tournament @ University of Toronto 03/12/2016
Replies: 6
Views: 3892

Novice HS Tournament @ University of Toronto 03/12/2016

The University of Toronto will run a high-school tournament on December 3. We will use NAQT IS-159 A, modified into a Canadian edition. Fees and discos: $60 for a school's first team $45 for each subsequent team -$10 per functioning buzzer set The tournament will take place at 10 AM on the U of T St...
by Calculus?
Thu Sep 22, 2016 9:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT Collegiate Novice (IS-158C) @ Toronto (Sept 24th, 2016)
Replies: 2
Views: 2163

Re: NAQT Collegiate Novice (IS-158C) @ Toronto (Sept 24th, 2

Please note the start time has been changed from 9:00 to 10:00 AM to accommodate some travel issues.
by Calculus?
Thu Sep 08, 2016 4:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT Collegiate Novice (IS-158C) @ Toronto (Sept 24th, 2016)
Replies: 2
Views: 2163

Re: NAQT Collegiate Novice (IS-158C) @ Toronto (Sept 24th, 2

Post updated with locations and field cap.
by Calculus?
Mon Sep 05, 2016 12:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl @ U of T (Oct. 29th, 2016)
Replies: 6
Views: 3955

Penn Bowl @ U of T (Oct. 29th, 2016)

Hello, Canada! The University of Toronto Academic Trivia Club is pleased to announce its mirror of Penn Bowl 2016. The tournament will start at 9:00 AM so please be there at 8:30. Please meet in room 2101 of Sidney Smith Hall (100 St George Street). More info on the set can be found here: http://www...
by Calculus?
Wed Aug 17, 2016 6:20 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT Collegiate Novice (IS-158C) @ Toronto (Sept 24th, 2016)
Replies: 2
Views: 2163

NAQT Collegiate Novice (IS-158C) @ Toronto (Sept 24th, 2016)

Hello Canada! The University of Toronto is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a mirror of the NAQT Collegiate Novice set IS-158C. The tournament will take place on September 24th, 2016, in Wetmore Hall (21 Classic Ave). The tournament will start at 10:00 AM, so please be there at 9:30. The ...
by Calculus?
Sat Aug 06, 2016 8:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2016 @ University of Toronto (August 6th, 2016)
Replies: 23
Views: 12444

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

Hi everyone! Hope you all had a good time today. I know it was definitely not the smoothest tournament Toronto has run, but I enjoyed seeing you all and playing everyone's packets (and realizing how rusty I've gotten after a year of not playing), and I hope you all managed to have some fun while you...
by Calculus?
Fri Aug 05, 2016 7:39 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2016 @ University of Toronto (August 6th, 2016)
Replies: 23
Views: 12444

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

Here's your mandatory pre-tournament information: Please meet on the southeast patio of Sid Smith (St. George Street, next to the building with the alchemical symbols on it) at 9:30 AM. The tournament will begin at 10. We'll be playing nine rounds and possibly a final. There are the usual lunch opti...
by Calculus?
Sat Jul 30, 2016 5:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2016 @ University of Toronto (August 6th, 2016)
Replies: 23
Views: 12444

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

Hello! As some of you may have heard, due to U of T room booking ~shenanigans~, VETO 2016 is going completely roomless. Please meet on the northeast patio of Sid Smith (on St. George Street, closest to Lash Miller, the building with the alchemical symbols on it). It will probably be fairly sunny/hot...
by Calculus?
Fri Jul 22, 2016 12:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2016 @ University of Toronto (August 6th, 2016)
Replies: 23
Views: 12444

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

The field is now full, any other teams that wish to join will be added to a wait list.
by Calculus?
Mon Jul 18, 2016 10:59 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT 2016 Mirror @ U of T (Sunday, July 17th, 2016)
Replies: 5
Views: 3916

Re: NASAT 2016 Mirror @ U of T (Sunday, July 17th, 2016)

Thanks everyone for coming! Hope you all had a good time. Stats are here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/3792/stats/prelims/standings/ Note that team "Monty Python's the Stack of Brian" chose to forfeit the advantage final so that we could all go play trash, so there are no stats for a fin...
by Calculus?
Mon Jul 11, 2016 10:20 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT 2016 Mirror @ U of T (Sunday, July 17th, 2016)
Replies: 5
Views: 3916

Re: NASAT 2016 Mirror @ U of T (Sunday, July 17th, 2016)

Original post updated with locations.
by Calculus?
Sat Jul 09, 2016 5:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: HSNCT Mirror PART 1 @ U of T (July 9th, 2016)
Replies: 3
Views: 2848

Re: HSNCT Mirror PART 1 @ U of T (July 9th, 2016)

Thanks to everyone who came out today! Hope you all had a good time and enjoyed our brief morning of outdoor games. Thanks to Joe and Rico for staffing, and congrats to "Brexio [...]" or w/e for coming in first place! I hope HSNCT part 2 next weekend will be as successful.
by Calculus?
Thu Jul 07, 2016 1:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: HSNCT 2016 Mirror PART 2 @ U of T (Sat, July 16th, 2016)
Replies: 8
Views: 4268

Re: HSNCT 2016 Mirror PART 2 @ U of T (Sat, July 16th, 2016)

Post has been updated with logistic info.
by Calculus?
Mon Jul 04, 2016 1:37 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: HSNCT Mirror PART 1 @ U of T (July 9th, 2016)
Replies: 3
Views: 2848

Re: HSNCT Mirror PART 1 @ U of T (July 9th, 2016)

Original post has been updated with locations.
by Calculus?
Mon Jun 27, 2016 7:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: HSNCT 2016 Mirror PART 2 @ U of T (Sat, July 16th, 2016)
Replies: 8
Views: 4268

Re: HSNCT 2016 Mirror PART 2 @ U of T (Sat, July 16th, 2016)

Just to confirm, this is $80 per team? No, as stated in the announcement, the fees have been changed to a per-person system in order to accommodate the amount of free agents we had registering. Do you know approximately when the event's expected to end? We'll be playing 13 rounds, I'd expect the to...
by Calculus?
Wed Jun 08, 2016 8:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: HSNCT Mirror PART 1 @ U of T (July 9th, 2016)
Replies: 3
Views: 2848

HSNCT Mirror PART 1 @ U of T (July 9th, 2016)

Hello Canada! (I copypasted most of the Part 2 announcement here) The University of Toronto Academic Trivia Club is pleased to announce a mirror of the 2016 HSNCT tournament, which will take place on Saturday, July 16th, 2016, in Sidney Smith Hall (100 Saint George St.), the same building where we h...
by Calculus?
Wed Jun 08, 2016 3:13 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT 2016 Mirror @ U of T (Sunday, July 17th, 2016)
Replies: 5
Views: 3916

Re: NASAT 2016 Mirror @ U of T (Sunday, July 17th, 2016)

Calculus? wrote:
This tournament is completely open! I don't care who you are, where you're going, or where you've been, you will be welcome at this mirror.
by Calculus?
Wed Jun 08, 2016 3:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: HSNCT 2016 Mirror PART 2 @ U of T (Sat, July 16th, 2016)
Replies: 8
Views: 4268

Re: HSNCT 2016 Mirror @ U of T (Sat, July 16th, 2016)

Calculus? wrote:This tournament will be completely open.
by Calculus?
Wed Jun 08, 2016 1:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: HSNCT 2016 Mirror PART 2 @ U of T (Sat, July 16th, 2016)
Replies: 8
Views: 4268

HSNCT 2016 Mirror PART 2 @ U of T (Sat, July 16th, 2016)

Hello Canada! The University of Toronto Academic Trivia Club is pleased to announce a mirror of the 2016 HSNCT tournament, which will take place on Saturday, July 16th, 2016, in Sidney Smith Hall (100 St. George Street), the same building where we have all our tournaments. If you're TTCing, get off ...
by Calculus?
Sun Jun 05, 2016 11:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT 2016 Mirror @ U of T (Sunday, July 17th, 2016)
Replies: 5
Views: 3916

NASAT 2016 Mirror @ U of T (Sunday, July 17th, 2016)

Hello Canada! :cool: The University of Toronto Academic Trivia Club is pleased to announce yet another summer tournament: a mirror of the 2016 NASAT set. Logistics The tournament will be taking place on Sunday, July 17th, 2016, in Sidney Smith Hall (100 St. George Street), where we hold most of our ...
by Calculus?
Fri May 27, 2016 8:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2016 @ University of Toronto (August 6th, 2016)
Replies: 23
Views: 12444

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

Masked Canadian History Bandit wrote:
Calculus? wrote: Saturday, August 26
Mistake?
Mistake. Fixed.
by Calculus?
Fri May 27, 2016 1:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2016 @ University of Toronto (August 6th, 2016)
Replies: 23
Views: 12444

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

Hello, Canada (and surrounding area)! Yes! It's that time of year again, and the University of Toronto Academic Trivia Club is pleased to announce that your favourite editing-, cost-, and worry-free tournament, VETO, will be happening on Saturday, August 6th at the University of Toronto. MEET AT 9:3...