THE OFFICIAL 2014 HSQBRANK ALL NAME TEAM

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THE OFFICIAL 2014 HSQBRANK ALL NAME TEAM

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THE FLOOR IS NOW OPEN TO NOMINATIONS FOR THE HSQBRANK 2014 ALL NAME TEAM

DO YOU KNOW A QUIZ BOWLER WITH AN AWESOME NAME WHO PLAYED QUIZ BOWL IN 2014 UNDER THAT AWESOME NAME

EMAIL ME AT [email protected] WITH THIS INFORMATION

THANK YOU
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it is impossible to defeat the all-time best name in quiz bowl
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There is a player in the Ottawa circuit this year with the name "Flash Thompson". At first I thought it was a pseudonym, but no, his mother was on hand to confirm that it was his given name.

I don't think there's a Peter Parker at his school...
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Carleton University has a player named Skye Walker. My birthday around when I went to staff ICCS this year, and the Carleton team surprised me with her delicious homemade cupcakes.

At this year's MSNCT and HSNCT, http://www.naqt.com/stats/player.jsp?contact_id=135975 was the stats room's favourite name.
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Since I've been asked this: yes, this is serious.
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I miss Xylon Otterburn.
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Dr. Loki Skylizard, Thoracic Surgeon wrote:Since I've been asked this: yes, this is serious.
Well then I'll look through my NHBB spreadsheets tonight/tomorrow and see what I can come up with.
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Ukonvasara wrote:I miss Xylon Otterburn.
Unfortunately, Xylon Genesis Otterburn dropped out and is now making comic books :(
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Torrey Pines has a player named Casimir Kothari.
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The United Stats of America wrote:At this year's MSNCT and HSNCT, http://www.naqt.com/stats/player.jsp?contact_id=135975 was the stats room's favourite name.
He did appear for Greenhill as a ninth-grader this fall. Eligibility confirmed.
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And just to be clear: the criteria for this is "are these names awesome?"

One of my favorite ones from qb is Cresston Gackle. That's a cool sounding name. Brock Bagelman is a cool sounding name. There's not going to be any "this name sounds funny, haha" stuff.
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Finn Bender from Edmond Memorial has been putting up amazing numbers recently.
http://www.naqt.com/stats/player.jsp?contact_id=97363
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For awhile there was a coach in Illinois named Zaxxson Nation.
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Lots of possibilities here, but I think In-In Irene Lin has got to be right up there: http://www.ihbbasia.com/results/2013-20 ... -bee-2014/
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I will nominate Tiger Sun from my Blacksburg team. His name is so cool, he got accused of playing with a pseudonym at a recent tournament.

http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... ail/#p3_20
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What about Joelle Smart?
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cwRsync wrote:What about Joelle Smart?
It was always fun to wear my "Captain Smart" t-shirt at Knowledge Bowl tournaments in high school...
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bump, gonna try to do this for real sometime in the next couple of weeks
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Myndert Papenhuyzen on the USC team has the most dangerous name in quizbowl.
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A long time ago Grosse Pointe North had the fearsome duo of (Jamie) Ding and (Peter) Dong.
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Inkana7 wrote:A long time ago Grosse Pointe North had the fearsome duo of (Jamie) Ding and (Peter) Dong.
Jamie Ding beat me in the state geography bee in 7th grade!
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Karma Lama. Misspelled as Caramel Llama on a scoresheet.
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My team couldn't even qualify for Alabama's state tournament, but my name is William Wallace, like the guy from Braveheart.
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