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by AndyShootsAndyScores
Fri Oct 31, 2008 5:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Missouri Quizbowl Alliance
Replies: 4
Views: 1962

Re: Missouri Quizbowl Alliance

It's about time.
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Wed Oct 29, 2008 3:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: COTKU at UT-Chattanooga 10/18/08
Replies: 95
Views: 16166

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: COTKU at UT-Chattanooga 10/18/08

quizbowllee wrote:(and maybe subject my high school team to them in practice :twisted: ).
NO DONT
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Mon Oct 27, 2008 7:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: COTKU at UT-Chattanooga 10/18/08
Replies: 95
Views: 16166

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: COTKU at UT-Chattanooga 10/18/08

ericblair wrote:I have a feeling GA Tech aren't going to be going to as many tournaments from now. I hope that's not the case though because that's one less team I'm able to beat by myself.
Adam should be going to as many tournaments as he can, so they shouldn't die out that easily.
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Mon Oct 27, 2008 4:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: COTKU at UT-Chattanooga 10/18/08
Replies: 95
Views: 16166

Re: RESULTS: COTKU at UT-Chattanooga 10/18/08

Carey Cantrell of Tennessee A was Rookie of the Year. I see one other rookie on the individual stat section that outscored Carey Cantrell of Tennessee A; that would be Ryan Thompson of Georgetown College. He is a freshman this year who just came up from Russell High School. Credit due where credit ...
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Sun Oct 19, 2008 7:30 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Minnesota Open discussion
Replies: 100
Views: 14854

Re: Minnesota Open discussion

At some point (I'm not exactly sure where), answering with either of the Roosevelts would be incorrect. If you answered before this point with the correct Roosevelt, you should definitely be ruled correct. In order to avoid being ruled incorrect with answering only one of the Roosevelts after the p...
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Sun Oct 19, 2008 5:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: COTKU at UT-Chattanooga 10/18/08
Replies: 95
Views: 16166

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: COTKU at UT-Chattanooga 10/18/08

This set kicked our asses. (speaking for my team) Edit: apparently the phrase "take names" doesn't mean exactly what I thought it meant. Given that there 13 rounds to play, I think UTC did a nice job of attempting to finish this tournament as quickly as possible. There wasn't a lot of waiting in be...
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Sun Oct 19, 2008 5:30 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Minnesota Open discussion
Replies: 100
Views: 14854

Re: Minnesota Open discussion

2. . . .The rest, though, were examples of common-link tossups with qualifying adjectives that were way too specific. I saw negs on every one of those tossups on "assassination attempts on FDR/Teddy Roosevelt," "balls," "glaciers" and "heads," and other players confirmed that many rooms had similar...
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Thu Oct 16, 2008 4:08 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: COTKU at UT-Chattanooga 10/18/08
Replies: 95
Views: 16166

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: COTKU at UT-Chattanooga 10/18/08

I would definitely be interested in a Lit. Singles instead of a Trash tournament.
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Thu Oct 16, 2008 2:20 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Playoff Brackets?
Replies: 8
Views: 1269

Re: Playoff Brackets?

Jeremy Gibbs Free Energy wrote:
PPG, Record, PPB.
Really, PPG first?
I figure that this keeps a team who was placed in a tougher bracket from getting seeded lower than a worse team who had easier prelims.
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Thu Oct 16, 2008 12:48 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Playoff Brackets?
Replies: 8
Views: 1269

Re: Playoff Brackets?

At LIFT on Saturday, we will have 6 brackets of 6 teams in the prelims, if everyone shows up. Then we will take the top 2 from each bracket..... 1) based first on record, then PPG or Bonus Conversion or Head to Head results? Record, Head to Head, PPG, PPB, then Point Differential, excluding the poi...
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Tue Oct 14, 2008 12:48 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SNL skit
Replies: 20
Views: 4152

Re: SNL skit

rienzi0711 wrote:Anyway, any representation of quizbowl on a TV show isn't ever going to be accurate. That episode of Boy Meets World comes to mind.

fsb
A show that teaches you that the weight of the moon is nothing or else it would have fallen on the Earth is full of academic value.
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Sun Oct 12, 2008 7:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT Discussion
Replies: 107
Views: 21619

Re: EFT Discussion

alkrav112 wrote:Clark Gable TU (which I have to say was a little transparent after his only Oscar-winning performance came up in the first line)
That question also had wrong information. It said Clark Gable won an Oscar for Mutiny on the Bounty when he was only nominated.
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Sun Oct 12, 2008 5:27 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT Discussion
Replies: 107
Views: 21619

Re: EFT Discussion

For instance, on the Leningrad Symphony tossup (and btw, everyone, please write on other Shosty symphonies, because there are a bunch that are as important as and higher quality than this one), the clue "The final movement of this piece is marked allegro non troppo and ends with the woodwinds and v...
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Sun Oct 12, 2008 4:56 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT 3 Mirror at Vandy
Replies: 24
Views: 5506

Re: EFT 3 Mirror at Vandy

Results from Vandy EFT:

1st - Michigan A
2nd - Michigan C
3rd - Alabama B

Individuals:

1st - Kurtis (Michigan A)
2nd - Andy (Alabama B)
3rd - Andy (Michigan C)
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Tue Oct 07, 2008 11:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Quizbowl v. Trivia
Replies: 85
Views: 15364

Re: Quizbowl v. Trivia

Off hand, I know last year at the HSNCT they ran tossups on Rumplestiltzkin, Merlin, Nostradamus, His Dark Materials, and bonuses on James Bond novels, and Harry Potter. With the exception of Nostradamus, I can bet those all count toward literature. If I ever sit through and review all the HSNCT's ...
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Tue Oct 07, 2008 10:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Quizbowl v. Trivia
Replies: 85
Views: 15364

Re: Quizbowl v. Trivia

Off hand, I know last year at the HSNCT they ran tossups on Rumplestiltzkin, Merlin, Nostradamus, His Dark Materials, and bonuses on James Bond novels, and Harry Potter. With the exception of Nostradamus, I can bet those all count toward literature. If I ever sit through and review all the HSNCT's ...
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Sun Oct 05, 2008 8:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: *Results* DAR Invitational January 24th 2009 Grant AL
Replies: 32
Views: 6185

Re: DAR Invitational January 24th 2009 Grant AL

I'll be able to help, pending something unexpected coming up.
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Thu Oct 02, 2008 12:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: How Often/When Does Your Team Practice?
Replies: 45
Views: 5626

Re: How Often/When Does Your Team Practice?

UA practices 3 times a week (Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday) from 6-8. Anyone's welcome to come to any, but Mondays are usually for A team members, Tuesdays for newer people, and Thursday for everyone.
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Tue Sep 30, 2008 5:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT 3 Mirror at Vandy
Replies: 24
Views: 5506

Re: EFT 3 Mirror at Vandy

Do you have a list of teams coming that you could post?
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Mon Sep 29, 2008 9:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Trevor's Trivia/Selcer Memorial at UT-Chattanooga 9/27/08
Replies: 31
Views: 4606

Re: Trevor's Trivia/Selcer Memorial at UT-Chattanooga 9/27/08

AdamL wrote:I heard from one of the CHS players at 9:33 saying that they'd just finished the match against Dorman.
I'm not sure if the 10:30 ending time that is in question is EST or CST, but that s0unds about right as far as Eastern time goes.
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Mon Sep 29, 2008 3:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Trevor's Trivia/Selcer Memorial at UT-Chattanooga 9/27/08
Replies: 31
Views: 4606

Re: Trevor's Trivia/Selcer Memorial at UT-Chattanooga 9/27/08

BobGHHS wrote:So, out of curiosity, are there no individual stats at all, or was the stat disk temporarily misplaced?
Cody from MLK got first in DI scoring and Todd from Dorman got around fifth or sixth, but that's all I can remember.
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Mon Sep 29, 2008 2:07 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Trevor's Trivia/Selcer Memorial at UT-Chattanooga 9/27/08
Replies: 31
Views: 4606

Re: Trevor's Trivia/Selcer Memorial at UT-Chattanooga 9/27/08

1) I'm not sure if moderators are having to go all the way back to Grote to pick up questions or what... Whatever is going on, it isn't working. Give each moderator the entire tournament worth of questions at the beginning. It seemed that the often-heard excuse on why we hadn't started was "we're w...
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Sun Sep 28, 2008 7:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Trevor's Trivia/Selcer Memorial at UT-Chattanooga 9/27/08
Replies: 31
Views: 4606

Re: Trevor's Trivia/Selcer Memorial at UT-Chattanooga 9/27/08

I know Mudkip and Dorman A made it to the semis, but I left after that.
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Fri Sep 26, 2008 4:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs Again
Replies: 494
Views: 95698

Re: Bad Negs Again

quizbowllee wrote:Yesterday at practice, one player on our B team convinced the captain that "Bukakke" was a famous Russian author.
That's either Kaleb or Jesse.
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Tue Sep 09, 2008 11:43 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 08-09
Replies: 210
Views: 29747

Re: Alabama 08-09

quizbowllee wrote:Matt... the document you linked to doesn't have the President-Elect... But, I found a document that does:

http://dbtech.net/asca/documents/Agenda2008_001.doc

Now I understand your previous post...
As do I. Damn.

It also seems they're changing the "buzz-in after math tossup" rule, too.
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Mon Sep 08, 2008 11:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 08-09
Replies: 210
Views: 29747

Re: Alabama 08-09

Fred, I have asked that question myself but got verbally bitched slapped for asking it... picked the wrong person to ask about it... but it has seemed like in the past that no matter what we have attempted to do to get some change started in ASCA something always seems to happen to make sure that w...
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Mon Sep 08, 2008 11:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 08-09
Replies: 210
Views: 29747

Re: Alabama 08-09

Lee take a look at the president elect for the ASCA board for the next two years.... you are going to love who it is. We are never going to get anything changed in this state for a while if she is like she has been for the last few years... http://www.dbtech.net/asca/documents/ConferenceForm2008_00...
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Mon Sep 08, 2008 6:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Changes to NAQT's Official Rules
Replies: 53
Views: 7088

Re: Changes to NAQT's Official Rules

rhentzel wrote:A player who buzzes with the name of a book has not been paying close attention.
Yeah, I'll go ahead and admit that I was not paying very much attention at all. The only part of the question I coherently heard was "the Duke and the Dauphin" and, on reflex, said the book.
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Mon Sep 08, 2008 6:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Changes to NAQT's Official Rules
Replies: 53
Views: 7088

Re: Changes to NAQT's Official Rules

Another possibility: suppose that, during a tossup on the character Huck Finn, a player buzzes in with "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" before it specifically asks for the character. The pronoun "he" rather than "it" has been used a few times. Would you count it correct or not? A bad tossup was...
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Mon Sep 08, 2008 3:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Changes to NAQT's Official Rules
Replies: 53
Views: 7088

Re: Changes to NAQT's Official Rules

How about when the answer given is a more general class of something (like speciation) and the first few clues are all about a subset of that class and a player answers with that subset (like sympatric speciation) which is not listed as acceptable to a certain point in the question, even if some cl...
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Sun Aug 31, 2008 2:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: William R. King Memorial 8/30/08: Dorman wins
Replies: 38
Views: 4275

Re: William R. King Memorial Tournament(8/30/08)

I believe they only lost one of their A team members last year. Mudkip (Chattahoochee) definitely played Dorman the closest in the finals (320-280 going into tossup 20) and I thought they should've taken second. The scheduling debacle happened due to a lot of teams either registering their teams in...
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Sun Aug 31, 2008 1:19 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: William R. King Memorial 8/30/08: Dorman wins
Replies: 38
Views: 4275

Re: William R. King Memorial Tournament(8/30/08)

To anyone who went: What happened at the tournament? Who won? What were the individual results? I didn't go (obviously), but from an outside source: 1. Dorman 2. Hoover 3. Brookwood 4. Chattahoochee Wow. They were good when we played them last year at Scottsboro. I thought most of them had graduate...
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Fri Aug 29, 2008 12:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 08-09
Replies: 210
Views: 29747

Re: Alabama 08-09

quizbowllee wrote:A-Team for Brindlee Mountain tomorrow:

Riley Denton (11) - Captain
Kyle Clark (11)
Tiffany Rainwater (11)
Travis Morgan (11)
Not bad choices. Riley's really got to work on his captaining skills, though.
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Fri Aug 29, 2008 12:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: William R. King Memorial 8/30/08: Dorman wins
Replies: 38
Views: 4275

Re: William R. King Memorial Tournament(8/30/08)

quizbowllee wrote:I'm so desperate for players, I just re-activated Taylor Lamm!
:shock:

It actually might help our tournament structure if you only bring 2 teams. That way, we can have three pools of 6 and not have one pool playing another round.
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Fri Aug 29, 2008 10:09 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: William R. King Memorial 8/30/08: Dorman wins
Replies: 38
Views: 4275

Re: William R. King Memorial Tournament(8/30/08)

What kind of field update can you give at this point? I don't have a field right in front of me, but I don't think we've had any new teams sign up, so here they are: Russellville American Christian Academy "Chattahoochee" Dorman (3) Brookwood (2) J. M. Tate Hoover (2) Brindlee Mountain (3) Last I h...
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Thu Aug 28, 2008 2:29 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 08-09
Replies: 210
Views: 29747

Re: Alabama 08-09

Reading these posts have made me nostalgic, and thus I will throw in my two cents worth on the state of LAMP. From what my coach told me, LAMP didnt fare too well at the ASCA Fun Tournament this past week. With the attendance of Andrew Conner, the main point-getter who was absent last week, LAMP wi...
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Sat Aug 23, 2008 5:23 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Possible tournament at Clemson?
Replies: 15
Views: 2452

Re: Possible tournament at Clemson?

I will talk to the rest of the team about it Monday, but I'm pretty sure UA would be interested in coming.
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Fri Aug 22, 2008 4:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: William R. King Memorial 8/30/08: Dorman wins
Replies: 38
Views: 4275

Re: William R. King Memorial Tournament(8/30/08)

Turns out CHS WILL be attending this tournament with 4 of its top 6 players, albeit without their coach and under a different team name...It's a long story and I will not bore anyone with the details. Good luck to everyone next weekend; I will be screaming my head off as the #1 team in the nation, ...
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Tue Aug 19, 2008 12:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 08-09
Replies: 210
Views: 29747

Re: Alabama 08-09

If I had to pick someone for the fourth spot based on what I saw last week, I'd pick Jesse or Travis. That whole "Andy's here so let's play badly" thing may have affected the others, but I'd just consider that an example of a high-pressure situation.
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Sun Aug 17, 2008 1:19 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 08-09 Pre-Season Poll Results - Congratulations Charter!
Replies: 56
Views: 11853

Re: 08-09 Pre-Season Poll Results - Congratulations Charter!

Doesn't Dorman return a whole team that took 4th at NAQT?
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Thu Aug 14, 2008 6:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 08-09
Replies: 210
Views: 29747

Re: Alabama 08-09

WRK UPDATE: Russellville and American Christian Academy have signed up to attend. Chattahoochee is officially not coming.
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Wed Aug 13, 2008 9:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 08-09
Replies: 210
Views: 29747

Re: Alabama 08-09

I could be wrong, but I may have an answer as to why the kids are doing better in the morning. If they're making the effort to get up an hour earlier to come to practice, then they're going to put more effort into the practice, since an hour out of your sleep schedule is far more important than an h...
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Sun Aug 10, 2008 1:47 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: This Tournament Goes to Eleven (October 11th)
Replies: 9
Views: 2342

Re: This Tournament Goes to Eleven (October 11th)

I may be missing something obvious, but why is the abbreviation TTGTT11 when there's only 3 t-words?
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Fri Aug 08, 2008 8:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 08-09
Replies: 210
Views: 29747

Re: Alabama 08-09

List of teams attending W. R. King Tournament: Dorman (3 teams) Brookwood (2) J. M. Tate American Christian Academy (?) Chattahoochee Hoover (2) Brindlee Mountain (2) It's suprising (to me, at least) that most of the teams are from out-of-state, with only 3 Alabama teams in attendance. Slade, any re...
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Thu Aug 07, 2008 4:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: William R. King Memorial 8/30/08: Dorman wins
Replies: 38
Views: 4275

Re: William R. King Memorial Tournament(8/30/08)

leftsaidfred wrote:Which set are you using?
The word I'm getting from our president is we're using this year's A-series. Not sure what number that makes it.
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Mon Aug 04, 2008 8:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 08-09
Replies: 210
Views: 29747

Re: Alabama 08-09

AlphaQuizBowler wrote:Andy,
When is UA planning on having the tournament?
August 30th. I don't know much about it as far as times or fees go, but you can find out more if you email aaqt [AT] bama [DOT] ua [DOT] edu.
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Thu Jul 31, 2008 12:40 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: the fred morlan tournament watch thread dunbar edition
Replies: 35
Views: 4130

Re: the fred morlan tournament watch thread dunbar edition

dsfcaptains2005 wrote:fred, you should come to at least one tournament in everywhere.
Fixed.
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Wed Jul 30, 2008 5:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Alabama 08-09
Replies: 210
Views: 29747

Re: Alabama 08-09

Looks like UA is going to be hosting the first tourament of the season again. If someone has a list of teams going to the tournament (if such a list exists) can post it, perhaps we can make some predictions and try to rez this thread.
by AndyShootsAndyScores
Wed Jul 30, 2008 3:59 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: the fred morlan tournament watch thread dunbar edition
Replies: 35
Views: 4130

Re: the fred morlan tournament watch thread dunbar edition

Matthew D wrote:Andy I thought UA had one on August 30th, did they change the date|?
That's probably true, I honestly don't know. I was referring to fall as in fall semester.