IRC Festivus 2016: Still Not Dead Yet

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As promised, here is the preliminary Google doc. In light of the fact that we have roughly one billion packets, we will very much need to move smoothly and efficiently!
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Will we be going in the order as seen on the document?
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Nah, the order gets improvised.
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RexSueciae wrote:Nah, the order gets improvised.
If that's the case I might be a bit late - my dad wants to do lunch at the time it starts.
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SpanishSpy wrote:
RexSueciae wrote:Nah, the order gets improvised.
If that's the case I might be a bit late - my dad wants to do lunch at the time it starts.
get your dad an irc account
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Oops, I have to go into lab today so I don't think I'll be able to read my dozens of awful questions. :(
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For posterity, the score for my Festivus packet looked something like this:
kenji 10 davidseal 10 avp 10 sambrochin 30 themoma 10 lafer 10 FestivusMaximus 30 Victor -5 csheep 10 gettysburg11 10 FestivusTrumpus 10 Dylan 10
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Stats for my packets:

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Player	Total2
Erik N	130
Alston Boyd	110
Jason	55
Rob	45
Rexy	40
Eric Mukherjee	30
Mik	25
Dan Passner	20
Dylan	15
Lafer	15
Tejas	0
Eric Wolfsberg	-5
Golfinos	-5
Ryangolant	-5
Conor	-5
Foos	-5
Ike	-15

Acute Enemies:

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Player	Total
Eric Mukherjee	45
Tommy	30
William Golden	30
Greg	20
Kenji	15
chseep	15
rgolan	15
Mike Cheyne	15
Dylan	10
Dan Passner	10
Lafer	10
Rob	5
Ike	5
Andrew	0
Foos	-5
Jason	-10
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Score for the tossups of Alex Wallace's Terrific Trash Packet (bonuses went unused):
_ik -10

Deis2 10

FestivusMaximus 40

Silverman 10

Hbunker 15

Foos -5

Conor|CPIguy -10

Yonker 10

InfiniteStryker 5

Kenji|wynaut 10

T-bar 10

Matt2718 30

Finn 0 10 = 10

Williamgolden 10

HidehiroAnto 10

Alejandro -5

dgraebner -5
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Because I forgot to post this in the chat afterwards, the final score of my Broadway packet (including the tiebreaker) was as follows, using my ridiculously imperfect method of knowing some but not all peoples' names and occasionally trying to glean a first or full name out of handles:

John Lawrence: 105
Elysia: 15
Ada Marie Gutierrez: 15
Rebecca Rosenthal: 45
Kevin Marshall: 75
Sam Brochin: 15
Mike Cheyne (apologies to Mike Cheyne for not figuring that out earlier): 15
Oliver Clarke: 15
Rob Carson: 15

I forgot to record negs, so this score pretends nobody did. Also, every single question got powered, which means if I do another of these it I feel justified in writing harder things (or at least doing so throughout the packet). Yay.

Anyway, I hope people enjoyed it!
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My trash/academic mashup packet:

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Dylan Minarik 30
Max Schindler 20
Greg Peterson 20
Rob Carson 20
Tejas 10
Matt Weiner  10
Adamsil 10
ELynch 10
Elysia 5
Afham 5
Mike Cheyne 5
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Matt -5
Kenji Wynaut -5
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Mia -10
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Stats for my meme packet:

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Player 15 10 -5 PPG

csheep  2  0  0  30
Finn    1  0  1  10
Conor   0  0  1  -5
Kenji   0  1  0  10
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The spectre of Festivus 2016 was successfully pinned when we ran out of questions at about 2:30 am Central time, marking the end of a delightful 14.5-hour marathon. I'd like to thank everyone who came and hung out, for part or all of the time, and I'd especially like to thank everyone who wrote a packet, from the most experienced people to the least. We had an impressively huge packet turnout this year, which is probably the major reason it took so long!

I really enjoy running this thing, and I hope it's meeting my personal goal of being a welcoming, inclusive event to the greatest extent possible for all of you as well.

Packets should be posted by the new year; if you haven't already sent me yours, please do ASAP (to the email address on my profile). Thanks again to everyone who made this possible!
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i was FestviusTrumpus.
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Are those 2016 Election questions ever gonna be read?
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PHILIPPINES PACKET
mik -5
pat 15
tejas 35
foos -5
naveed 45
"chipbeall" -10
ophir 15
magin -5
rob 10
harris -5
hidehiro -5
eric 15

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POKEMON PACKET
harris -30
tejas 35
rob 75
jasper 105
ophir 10
eddie 50
eric -5
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Thanks to Rob for running this! Even though it seemed even slower than last year, it was still a lot of fun. Scores for my packet were:

Alston 3/2/0=65
Will Nediger 0/3/0=30
Arun 1/1/0=25
Matt W 1/0/0=15
Oliver 1/0/0=15
Rein 1/0/0=15
Chris Stern 0/1/0=10
Greg 1/0/1=10
Mike Cheyne 0/1/0=10
Rob 0/1/0=10
Tejas 0/1/0=10
Lots of people 0/0/1=-5

I also have ~15 bonuses that I could read over IRC some other time, if enough people want to hear it (or if it's just a few people, maybe something like Hangouts would make more sense).
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anderson wrote:

I also have ~15 bonuses that I could read over IRC some other time, if enough people want to hear it (or if it's just a few people, maybe something like Hangouts would make more sense).
I too have around 20 bonuses, so I'd be willing to do so sometime together if that interests you.
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Let the record show that I was the one competing under the screen name of :chip: .
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I don't mean to be a bother, but do we know when the sets will be posted on the database?
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