The Purpose of Bonuses
Posted: Fri May 29, 2020 12:02 pm
Split from Paired Tossups and Bonuses - Mgmt
I fully agree with this. I also think that the current way NAQT bonuses are structured are a significant detriment to quiz bowl's potential for mainstream appealMike Bentley wrote: ↑Thu May 21, 2020 5:45 pm The hotter take is that bonuses end up making a difference in a very small number of games. A large portion of a quizbowl match is devoted to them. As I've argued elsewhere, I'd love to see new approaches to bonuses that preserve the teamwork element but make them more engaging, especially for a team that doesn't answer very many tossups.