ANNOUNCEMENT: MAGNI Mirror at McMaster - October 29th, 2011

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ANNOUNCEMENT: MAGNI Mirror at McMaster - October 29th, 2011

Post by alexander » Mon Sep 26, 2011 12:15 am

McMaster University will be hosting a mirror of MAGNI on Saturday, October 29th. The original announcement for MAGNI, along with packet distributions and eligibility, can be found here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewto ... =8&t=11748

The tournament will be hosted on the second floor of the McMaster University Student Center, where our mirrors for MOO and VCU Trash were held a couple of weeks ago. Please note the change of venue from the original! MUSC is the building number 51 on the following map, or email us if you need more directions: http://www.mcmaster.ca/welcome/campusmap.cfm

Fees:

Base fee: $100 per team, -$10 per subsequent team (3 teams thus being 100 + 90 + 80 = $270)
Buzzer discount: -$10 per working buzzer
Moderator discount: -$10 per moderator
Travel discount: -$10 per 200 miles traveled

Registration:

Please indicate here (with #'s of buzzers/staff, if possible) or send us an email at macquizbowl@gmail.com with the number of teams attending.

Field:

McMaster x TBD
Buffalo x 1-2
Case Western x 1
Waterloo x 1
Western x 1

We hope to see you out on the 29th!
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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: MAGNI Mirror at McMaster - October 29th, 2011

Post by MathMusic » Mon Sep 26, 2011 1:15 am

Count us in for one, possibly two. We can bring two buzzers.
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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: MAGNI Mirror at McMaster - October 29th, 2011

Post by swwFCqb » Wed Oct 05, 2011 1:55 am

Case will be there with a team and some non zero amount of buzzers.
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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: MAGNI Mirror at McMaster - October 29th, 2011

Post by Tale of Mac Datho's Pachycephalosaur » Tue Oct 11, 2011 6:36 pm

So you guys know, Buffalo may have to back out of this. Our Student Association's Finance Dept. is giving us trouble, so we may not have the money to pay in any reasonable amount of time. I'll keep fighting, but things do not look very promising. Updates will be made public as we find out new details.

EDIT: We're back in! After much consternation, we were able to work out a loan (since all this is the bureaucracy's fault, not ours)
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Post by the third garrideb » Thu Oct 20, 2011 11:08 pm

So it's looking like just me and Daniel P will be representing Waterloo. Any chance we could get some sort of shorthanded discount?
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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: MAGNI Mirror at McMaster - October 29th, 2011

Post by swwFCqb » Thu Oct 20, 2011 11:15 pm

the third garrideb wrote:So it's looking like just me and Daniel P will be representing Waterloo. Any chance we could get some sort of shorthanded discount?
Ditto, as it looks like there's a good chance Case will only be able to show up with 2 guys.
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Post by mhyee » Thu Oct 20, 2011 11:59 pm

the third garrideb wrote:So it's looking like just me and Daniel P will be representing Waterloo. Any chance we could get some sort of shorthanded discount?
I just told Arjun that I'd like to attend MAGNI, so I guess we're up to three people now? Not sure if this would nullify any potential discount...
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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: MAGNI Mirror at McMaster - October 29th, 2011

Post by Bartleby » Fri Oct 21, 2011 12:30 am

There will be some contingent of people from my neck of the woods there.
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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: MAGNI Mirror at McMaster - October 29th, 2011

Post by the third garrideb » Fri Oct 21, 2011 8:46 am

mhyee wrote:
the third garrideb wrote:So it's looking like just me and Daniel P will be representing Waterloo. Any chance we could get some sort of shorthanded discount?
I just told Arjun that I'd like to attend MAGNI, so I guess we're up to three people now? Not sure if this would nullify any potential discount...
Ah, awesome!
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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: MAGNI Mirror at McMaster - October 29th, 2011

Post by alexander » Fri Oct 21, 2011 8:27 pm

For shorthanded teams/solo players, I don't mind charging a base fee of $25 per person.

As with MOO, we will be playing in on the second floor of the McMaster University Student Center. MUSC is the building number 51 on the following map, or email us if you need more directions: http://www.mcmaster.ca/welcome/campusmap.cfm . We will be starting play at 9:30, and look to finish for 7:00 PM at the latest, so please arrive for 9:00 or so.
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Post by swwFCqb » Thu Oct 27, 2011 9:43 am

Please remind me...do you guys take American dollars straight up or should I plan on bringing Canadian bills for registration?
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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: MAGNI Mirror at McMaster - October 29th, 2011

Post by Senator_Jay » Thu Oct 27, 2011 11:56 am

As of right now, it looks like I'm flying solo, so I can either join a team or be a solo team to even out the numbers.
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Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: MAGNI Mirror at McMaster - October 29th, 2011

Post by Adventure Temple Trail » Thu Oct 27, 2011 12:09 pm

Senator_Jay wrote:As of right now, it looks like I'm flying solo, so I can either join a team or be a solo team to even out the numbers.
Our eligibility rules require that all teams competing at any site of MAGNI be composed entirely of players who attend one school in which they are all enrolled. This has required some players at previous sites to play solo; if you're the only one from your school here, it requires the same of you.
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Post by alexander » Fri Oct 28, 2011 5:47 pm

swwFCqb wrote:Please remind me...do you guys take American dollars straight up or should I plan on bringing Canadian bills for registration?
Steven: I am happy to take USD at par, so if getting Canadian dollars is at all an inconvenience, don't worry about it.
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Post by Adventure Temple Trail » Sat Oct 29, 2011 11:11 pm

What happened here?
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Post by swwFCqb » Sun Oct 30, 2011 12:26 am

One team from each of the above schools showed up. A double round robin was played and the house team went undefeated to win.
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Post by alexander » Sun Oct 30, 2011 1:15 am

Thanks again to all those who showed up today and to the team of writers/editors for this tournament.

Here is the stat report for the day: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... all_games/
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Post by Masked Canadian History Bandit » Sun Oct 30, 2011 1:22 am

Team Detail: McMaster wrote: Jordan, 86.25 ppg
Wait, Jordan Palmer is now at McMaster?!?! That would instantly make them one of the best (if not the best) Canadian team.
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