ANNOUNCEMENT: Minnesota Open IV (Nov. 19-20)

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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Minnesota Open IV (Nov. 19-20)

Post by Cheynem » Sun Nov 13, 2011 12:56 am

Currently no others. If people have any ideas on Sunday, I'd be up for it, at least until I have to go to a dissertation group.
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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Minnesota Open IV (Nov. 19-20)

Post by theMoMA » Sun Nov 13, 2011 1:16 am

Cheynem wrote:Currently no others. If people have any ideas on Sunday, I'd be up for it, at least until I have to go to a dissertation group.
If I get around to it, I may write an Arrested Development packet of shorter tossups and possibly bonuses.
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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Minnesota Open IV (Nov. 19-20)

Post by Mike Bentley » Sun Nov 13, 2011 11:36 am

Anyone up for a regular tossup-only guerrilla tournament on Sunday?
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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Minnesota Open IV (Nov. 19-20)

Post by Cheynem » Sun Nov 13, 2011 12:15 pm

I'm not 100% sure we have rooms for what it's worth.

EDIT: If we do, I'd be up for it, although I wouldn't have much time to write anything.
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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Minnesota Open IV (Nov. 19-20)

Post by eliza.grames » Mon Nov 14, 2011 12:35 am

Cheynem wrote:I'm not 100% sure we have rooms for what it's worth.

EDIT: If we do, I'd be up for it, although I wouldn't have much time to write anything.
We do have rooms on Sunday, but the building doesn't open until noon.
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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Minnesota Open IV (Nov. 19-20)

Post by Auks Ran Ova » Mon Nov 14, 2011 12:53 am

Hey MO attendees: Who is bringing buzzers? Michigan? Brendan? Wisconsin types? We technically only need two three more, but more is always better than fewer, and you get tasty tasty discounts.
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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Minnesota Open IV (Nov. 19-20)

Post by Mike Bentley » Mon Nov 14, 2011 2:06 am

Ukonvasara wrote:Hey MO attendees: Who is bringing buzzers? Michigan? Brendan? Wisconsin types? We technically only need two three more, but more is always better than fewer, and you get tasty tasty discounts.
I can bring one if absolutely necessary but would prefer not to.
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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Minnesota Open IV (Nov. 19-20)

Post by Strongside » Mon Nov 14, 2011 2:08 am

I don't have any buzzers I can bring. Sorry.
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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Minnesota Open IV (Nov. 19-20)

Post by Auks Ran Ova » Mon Nov 14, 2011 2:59 am

Also, if you haven't submitted all your questions yet: jesus fucking christ, what are you waiting for! Chicago A, Laferbrook, this means you.
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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Minnesota Open IV (Nov. 19-20)

Post by No Rules Westbrook » Mon Nov 14, 2011 9:13 am

Laferbrook's entirely my fault - I'll try to get my 6/6 to you by tonight.
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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Minnesota Open IV (Nov. 19-20)

Post by Charbroil » Mon Nov 14, 2011 11:42 am

Ukonvasara wrote:Hey MO attendees: Who is bringing buzzers? Michigan? Brendan? Wisconsin types? We technically only need two three more, but more is always better than fewer, and you get tasty tasty discounts.
You know we're bringing two buzzers, right?
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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Minnesota Open IV (Nov. 19-20)

Post by Cheynem » Mon Nov 14, 2011 12:00 pm

We do now!

Any other teams bringing one buzzer? WHAT ABOUT YOU, LIBO ZENG
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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Minnesota Open IV (Nov. 19-20)

Post by Ringil » Mon Nov 14, 2011 1:02 pm

Cheynem wrote:We do now!

Any other teams bringing one buzzer? WHAT ABOUT YOU, LIBO ZENG
Dang I've been called out haha. We can bring at least 1. Perhaps we'll be not lazy and bring 2. We'll see....
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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Minnesota Open IV (Nov. 19-20)

Post by Charbroil » Mon Nov 14, 2011 1:12 pm

Cheynem wrote:We do now!

Any other teams bringing one buzzer? WHAT ABOUT YOU, LIBO ZENG
That was also in the registration email we sent in August.
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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Minnesota Open IV (Nov. 19-20)

Post by Cheynem » Mon Nov 14, 2011 1:35 pm

I wasn't trying to suggest any duplicity on your part, it's sometimes difficult to keep these things straight.
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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Minnesota Open IV (Nov. 19-20)

Post by Charbroil » Mon Nov 14, 2011 5:04 pm

Cheynem wrote:I wasn't trying to suggest any duplicity on your part, it's sometimes difficult to keep these things straight.
Of course--I never meant to imply anything of the sort. Sorry if you took it that way.
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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Minnesota Open IV (Nov. 19-20)

Post by Cheynem » Mon Nov 14, 2011 5:18 pm

It's all good.
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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Minnesota Open IV (Nov. 19-20)

Post by Strongside » Wed Nov 16, 2011 8:28 pm

Just so people know, the local weather forecast says it is supposed to snow (potentially up to six inches) in the Twin Cities on Saturday.

The weather should be nice on Friday though.
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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Minnesota Open IV (Nov. 19-20)

Post by theMoMA » Sat Nov 19, 2011 9:15 pm

Congrats to Seth, Selene, Matt, and Ryan for clearing the field. Full stats are posted but I can't give you the link while on my phone. You can find it through the tournament db.
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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Minnesota Open IV (Nov. 19-20)

Post by setht » Mon Nov 21, 2011 12:19 pm

I had a good time playing, so thanks to all the editors and writers. It was a special treat playing alongside Russell Westbrook--it's great to see that he's turned to quizbowl during the lockout. I had some worries going in about his usage rate, but there was really no problem there, and he came up with several clutch bonus assists throughout the day. I warmly recommend him for all your open tournament and acrobatic lay-up needs.

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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Minnesota Open IV (Nov. 19-20)

Post by Sima Guang Hater » Mon Nov 21, 2011 2:17 pm

setht wrote:I had a good time playing, so thanks to all the editors and writers. It was a special treat playing alongside Russell Westbrook--it's great to see that he's turned to quizbowl during the lockout. I had some worries going in about his usage rate, but there was really no problem there, and he came up with several clutch bonus assists throughout the day. I warmly recommend him for all your open tournament and acrobatic lay-up needs.

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