1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Old college threads.
Locked
A Dim-Witted Saboteur
Yuna
Posts: 940
Joined: Tue Aug 02, 2016 12:31 pm
Location: Lansing

1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by A Dim-Witted Saboteur »

Sorry if I'm posting this in the wrong section, but this will be somewhat larger-scale than a single packet. After testing interest within the Illinois Quiz Bowl community, I've decided to try my hand at writing. Starting sometime in January/February, I will be administering the Joint Academic Kids' Organization Bowl (JAKOB). This will be an all-History set intended to give players credit for knowledge of (in my opinion) underrepresented portions of the normal history canon at a college/hard HS nats difficulty level.

The distribution will be as follows: 3/3 Asian History (including Australia and New Zealand) (Thereof, 1/1 China, 1/1 India, 1/1 other), 3/3 European History, 3/3 Non-US American History (thereof: 1/1 North America, 1/1 South America, 1/1 either or both), 3/3 Middle Eastern/North African History (1/1 Pre-Islamic, 1/1 medieval, 1/1 modern) 3/3 US History , 3/3 Sub-Saharan African Hist, 2/2 Miscellaneous.

This post is just to gauge interest, but I'll probably end up capping team size at 3.
This will be held on Sundays from the 8th to the 22nd via skype at 6 PM.
Last edited by A Dim-Witted Saboteur on Thu Dec 29, 2016 7:40 pm, edited 2 times in total.
Jakob Myers
MSU '21, Naperville North (IL) '17
"No one has ever organized a greater effort to get people interested in pretending to play quiz bowl"
-Ankit Aggarwal
User avatar
Oh No You Didn't
Yuna
Posts: 916
Joined: Sun May 23, 2010 10:03 am

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by Oh No You Didn't »

you could have written these for brad for MONEY
Andrew Wang
Illinois 2016
A Dim-Witted Saboteur
Yuna
Posts: 940
Joined: Tue Aug 02, 2016 12:31 pm
Location: Lansing

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by A Dim-Witted Saboteur »

Bubalus Period wrote:you could have written these for brad for MONEY
Nah. This is just intended as an experiment to see if I can write good tossups with all of you as the guinea pigs. I'll worry about money later.

EDIT: Also, I'm kinda still competing in NHBB this year. That could raise some issues.
Jakob Myers
MSU '21, Naperville North (IL) '17
"No one has ever organized a greater effort to get people interested in pretending to play quiz bowl"
-Ankit Aggarwal
User avatar
El Salvadoreno
Rikku
Posts: 346
Joined: Wed Nov 30, 2016 7:45 am
Location: Northwest Suburbs, IL

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by El Salvadoreno »

I'm definitely interested if I can fit it in my schedule.
Ricky "Slick Rick/Rico Suave" Rivera
Carmel Catholic- Class of '17
Notre Dame (Mendoza)- Class of '22

My Namesake
User avatar
CPiGuy
Yuna
Posts: 903
Joined: Wed Nov 16, 2016 8:19 pm
Location: Ames, Iowa

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by CPiGuy »

If I'm available when they're read I'd give it a try -- I'm not that good at history though.
Conor Thompson (he/him)
Bangor High School '16
University of Michigan '20
Iowa State University '25
bluejay123
Lulu
Posts: 51
Joined: Thu Apr 30, 2015 10:35 pm

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by bluejay123 »

Bubalus Period wrote:you could have written these for brad for MONEY
:) :party:
Jaya Alagar

"I like solving most of my problems with fire so I thought it might have some global appeal as well."
User avatar
Majin Buu Roi
Wakka
Posts: 141
Joined: Sat May 17, 2014 1:52 pm

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by Majin Buu Roi »

Um, yes please (assuming you're fine with college people playing).
Jason Golfinos
Trinity School '13 (inexplicably in charge, 2011-13)
Princeton '17 (inexplicably in charge, 2015-16)
Cambridge '18
HLS '22
A Dim-Witted Saboteur
Yuna
Posts: 940
Joined: Tue Aug 02, 2016 12:31 pm
Location: Lansing

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by A Dim-Witted Saboteur »

jasongg17 wrote:Um, yes please (assuming you're fine with college people playing).
All are welcome. I might, however, place more stringent limits on the number of college players allowed per team. Would a maximum of 2 college (or open) players per team bother anyone? (Please note: this would allow teams composed of two college players and one high schooler)
Jakob Myers
MSU '21, Naperville North (IL) '17
"No one has ever organized a greater effort to get people interested in pretending to play quiz bowl"
-Ankit Aggarwal
Votre Kickstarter Est Nul
Rikku
Posts: 252
Joined: Wed May 06, 2015 2:09 pm

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by Votre Kickstarter Est Nul »

I'm definitely interested in this. How are teams going to be formed? Free agent style or more "find your own teammates" kind of deal?

EDIT: Those sound like the same thing. What I mean to say is Free Agent = Maybe a draft or some sort of list and people make teams, and "find your own..." = find your own outside of this forum then come back and state your team
Emmett Laurie
East Brunswick '16
Rutgers University '20
A Dim-Witted Saboteur
Yuna
Posts: 940
Joined: Tue Aug 02, 2016 12:31 pm
Location: Lansing

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by A Dim-Witted Saboteur »

Neggman wrote:I'm definitely interested in this. How are teams going to be formed? Free agent style or more "find your own teammates" kind of deal?

EDIT: Those sound like the same thing. What I mean to say is Free Agent = Maybe a draft or some sort of list and people make teams, and "find your own..." = find your own outside of this forum then come back and state your team
Thanks for asking! If you could find your own that would be great, but if I wind up with a large number of people who want to play on a team but don't have one, I'll do a free-agency thing.
Jakob Myers
MSU '21, Naperville North (IL) '17
"No one has ever organized a greater effort to get people interested in pretending to play quiz bowl"
-Ankit Aggarwal
ahuff
Lulu
Posts: 24
Joined: Wed Apr 23, 2014 7:38 pm

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by ahuff »

I will absolutely play this if it happens.
Andy Huff
St. Johns 2017
Chicago 2020
User avatar
AGoodMan
Rikku
Posts: 349
Joined: Sat Dec 20, 2014 10:25 pm
Location: Cambridge, MA or Warrenville, IL

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by AGoodMan »

I'm down to play as much as I can fit into schedule.
Jon Suh
Wheaton Warrenville South High School '16
Harvard '20 (Co-President)
PACE
A Dim-Witted Saboteur
Yuna
Posts: 940
Joined: Tue Aug 02, 2016 12:31 pm
Location: Lansing

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by A Dim-Witted Saboteur »

In the interest of keeping this thread short, I invite anyone who is interested in this to DM me on either Facebook or this forum. My profile pic is the same on FB as it is here so it shouldn't be hard to find. Also, I've finished the first packet, so if you're interested in playtesting, let me know. NOTE: Playtesters will not be elgible to compete once the entire set is ready.
Jakob Myers
MSU '21, Naperville North (IL) '17
"No one has ever organized a greater effort to get people interested in pretending to play quiz bowl"
-Ankit Aggarwal
User avatar
ErikC
Wakka
Posts: 224
Joined: Sat Sep 24, 2016 12:44 pm

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by ErikC »

There is definitely interest for a mirror of this in Canada.
Erik Christensen
University of Waterloo - School of Planning Class of '18
I write trash
Defending VETO top scorer
A Dim-Witted Saboteur
Yuna
Posts: 940
Joined: Tue Aug 02, 2016 12:31 pm
Location: Lansing

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by A Dim-Witted Saboteur »

ErikC wrote:There is definitely interest for a mirror of this in Canada.
I'm certainly glad to hear that. In other news, I've completely finished editing the first packet (My deepest thanks to Jordan Brownstein and Harris Bunker for helping me do this).

In other news, if you want to register a team, you can use this link. This tournament will have no registration fee or entrance fee, because I'm just nice like that.
https://goo.gl/forms/t3cR4oAVzZm6koz72
Jakob Myers
MSU '21, Naperville North (IL) '17
"No one has ever organized a greater effort to get people interested in pretending to play quiz bowl"
-Ankit Aggarwal
User avatar
Wynaut
Wakka
Posts: 189
Joined: Sun Jun 30, 2013 3:34 am
Location: Ann Arbor, MI

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by Wynaut »

I think having a spreadsheet for signups would be nice, since it allows everyone to see who the free agents are.
Kenji Shimizu
University of Michigan '18
Summit Academy North High School '13
Writer, NAQT
"...the best Seychelles player in quizbowl" -Auroni Gupta
A Dim-Witted Saboteur
Yuna
Posts: 940
Joined: Tue Aug 02, 2016 12:31 pm
Location: Lansing

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by A Dim-Witted Saboteur »

Wynaut wrote:I think having a spreadsheet for signups would be nice, since it allows everyone to see who the free agents are.
This seems like a good idea. I have not received any signups yet via the form, but when I do, these will be added to a spreadsheet.
Jakob Myers
MSU '21, Naperville North (IL) '17
"No one has ever organized a greater effort to get people interested in pretending to play quiz bowl"
-Ankit Aggarwal
User avatar
El Salvadoreno
Rikku
Posts: 346
Joined: Wed Nov 30, 2016 7:45 am
Location: Northwest Suburbs, IL

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by El Salvadoreno »

JakobeanEra wrote:In other news, if you want to register a team, you can use this link. This tournament will have no registration fee or entrance fee, because I'm just nice like that. https://goo.gl/forms/t3cR4oAVzZm6koz72
A couple of questions before I commit.

1. Do you have any timetable on when this tournament will happen (I do not want to commit if I can't)
2. Should free agents still use the form or should we just post on the boards and find a team and then fill out the form (if yes to this question, this acts as my call to find teammates. I'm decent at all history, favor Latin-American history, PM me on the forums if interested).

Thanks, Jakob
I'm really interested in this.
Ricky "Slick Rick/Rico Suave" Rivera
Carmel Catholic- Class of '17
Notre Dame (Mendoza)- Class of '22

My Namesake
A Dim-Witted Saboteur
Yuna
Posts: 940
Joined: Tue Aug 02, 2016 12:31 pm
Location: Lansing

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by A Dim-Witted Saboteur »

El Salvadoreno wrote:
JakobeanEra wrote:In other news, if you want to register a team, you can use this link. This tournament will have no registration fee or entrance fee, because I'm just nice like that. https://goo.gl/forms/t3cR4oAVzZm6koz72
A couple of questions before I commit.

1. Do you have any timetable on when this tournament will happen (I do not want to commit if I can't)
2. Should free agents still use the form or should we just post on the boards and find a team and then fill out the form (if yes to this question, this acts as my call to find teammates. I'm decent at all history, favor Latin-American history, PM me on the forums if interested).

Thanks, Jakob
I'm really interested in this.
As an answer to these questions: 1) probably sunday evenings in January unless another time that works for everyone can be found
and 2) Just post your team name as "Free Agents". I'll have the spreadsheet up soon.
Jakob Myers
MSU '21, Naperville North (IL) '17
"No one has ever organized a greater effort to get people interested in pretending to play quiz bowl"
-Ankit Aggarwal
User avatar
El Salvadoreno
Rikku
Posts: 346
Joined: Wed Nov 30, 2016 7:45 am
Location: Northwest Suburbs, IL

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by El Salvadoreno »

Sounds good. Can't promise I will make all of them but my Sunday Evenings are pretty clear if anyone is interested in teaming up.
Ricky "Slick Rick/Rico Suave" Rivera
Carmel Catholic- Class of '17
Notre Dame (Mendoza)- Class of '22

My Namesake
A Dim-Witted Saboteur
Yuna
Posts: 940
Joined: Tue Aug 02, 2016 12:31 pm
Location: Lansing

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by A Dim-Witted Saboteur »

UPDATE: All right. We have a spreadsheet on which the teams and free agents are viewable.
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... sp=sharing
if anyone's interested
Jakob Myers
MSU '21, Naperville North (IL) '17
"No one has ever organized a greater effort to get people interested in pretending to play quiz bowl"
-Ankit Aggarwal
luke1865
Lulu
Posts: 71
Joined: Sun Mar 22, 2015 6:15 pm

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by luke1865 »

I'll play this
Luke Tierney
2016 HSNCT Championship Team Member
NHBB JV National MVP, 2015
2015 International History Olympiad JV World Champion
Chairman of the Spuyten Duyvil Academic Quiz Federation
User avatar
That DCC guy
Lulu
Posts: 86
Joined: Tue Jun 16, 2015 9:30 am

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by That DCC guy »

I'm interested
Austin Foos
Detroit Catholic Central 2015
Michigan State University 2016
University of Michigan 2019
2015 Pace National Champion
2014-2015 Player of the Year
User avatar
Zealots of Stockholm
Rikku
Posts: 477
Joined: Fri Jul 10, 2015 3:28 am
Location: Auburn, AL

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by Zealots of Stockholm »

Interested if I'm available
Chandler West
Vanderbilt University '22
Auburn University '20
Good Hope High School (Cullman, AL) '16
Member, PACE
A Dim-Witted Saboteur
Yuna
Posts: 940
Joined: Tue Aug 02, 2016 12:31 pm
Location: Lansing

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by A Dim-Witted Saboteur »

All right. I've mostly finished the first two packets (with the most kind editing assistance of Jordan Brownstein, Govind Prabhakhar, Shawn Yoshida, and Harris Bunker), so we should be good to go beginning January 8 (I will be incommunicado for the week from the 30th to the 6th). If you're interested, pls fill out the form. As of now, we have the following teams participating:
Team 1: Will Alston, Andrew Wang, Tejas Raje
Team 2: Luke Tierney, Jason Golfinos, Ricky Rivera
Team 3: Ali Saeed, Jon Suh, Cole Timmerwilke
Team 4: Samuel Kao, Douglas Simons
Team 5: Kenji Shimizu, Kurtis Droge
Team 6: Jason Zhou, Richard Yu
Team 7: Eric Mukherjee, Patrick Liao, Jacob Reed
Team 8: Brian Owen, Lee Holden, Shub Mehta
Team 9: Charles Hang, Will Mason, Chandler West
Team 10: Laurence Li, Moses Kitakule, Charles Tian
Team 11: Conor Thompson, Ujwal Punyamurtula
Team 12: Emmett Laurie, Corry Wang
Team 13: Austin Foos, Victor Prieto
Team 14: Matthew Lehmann, Andy Huff
Team 15: Weijia Cheng, Arjun Nageswaran
Team 16: Bhanodai Pippala, Colin Cantwell

Register by the 30th if possible. The link is in this thread.
EDIT: Holy :capybara: there are a lot of teams signed up for this. I think I'll probably split the field into two pools of 7 teams apiece with this level of interest (pending further signups). If you're listed as a free agent, you have until 10 tonight to form teams before I break out the RNG.
Last edited by A Dim-Witted Saboteur on Sat Dec 31, 2016 7:52 pm, edited 12 times in total.
Jakob Myers
MSU '21, Naperville North (IL) '17
"No one has ever organized a greater effort to get people interested in pretending to play quiz bowl"
-Ankit Aggarwal
User avatar
The Dance of Sorrow
Forums Staff: Administrator
Posts: 1104
Joined: Thu Feb 10, 2011 11:45 pm
Location: Wisconsin

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by The Dance of Sorrow »

I will play this as long as it's run at a time I'm available for. Shoot me a message if you want to team up.
Dylan Minarik
PACE (Former Director of Communications, 2018-19 season)

Northwestern '17
Belvidere North High School '13

JRPG Champion, BACK TO BACK Robot Slayer
A Dim-Witted Saboteur
Yuna
Posts: 940
Joined: Tue Aug 02, 2016 12:31 pm
Location: Lansing

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by A Dim-Witted Saboteur »

OK. If I keep adhering to the "2 college players per team" cap, it's pretty clear that this league will quickly reach an unmanageable size. I'm thus lifting the cap effective immediately. Just pls try not to form superteams.
Jakob Myers
MSU '21, Naperville North (IL) '17
"No one has ever organized a greater effort to get people interested in pretending to play quiz bowl"
-Ankit Aggarwal
User avatar
Sigurd
Lulu
Posts: 79
Joined: Thu Oct 01, 2015 11:11 am

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by Sigurd »

Will this be available for offline mirrors? If so, on which date will it become available? In any case I hope to play it at some point, though I am certainly not skilled enough to play with the people currently signed up.
Isaac Thiessen
Martingrove CI 2015
Waterloo 2020
A Dim-Witted Saboteur
Yuna
Posts: 940
Joined: Tue Aug 02, 2016 12:31 pm
Location: Lansing

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by A Dim-Witted Saboteur »

Sigurd wrote:Will this be available for offline mirrors? If so, on which date will it become available? In any case I hope to play it at some point, though I am certainly not skilled enough to play with the people currently signed up.
There was a post above about some kind of Canadian mirror; the set will be available for mirroring as soon as the league itself has run its course, which should be around the end of January.
Jakob Myers
MSU '21, Naperville North (IL) '17
"No one has ever organized a greater effort to get people interested in pretending to play quiz bowl"
-Ankit Aggarwal
User avatar
MaestroExtraordinaire98
Lulu
Posts: 14
Joined: Tue Jun 17, 2014 7:48 pm

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by MaestroExtraordinaire98 »

I'm interested
Ujwal Punyamurtula
Brown '21
LASA '17
Kealing Middle School '13

"The French taste for Faulkner was less a compliment to American literature than an indication of some terrible 'crisis in French taste and reason'".
User avatar
That DCC guy
Lulu
Posts: 86
Joined: Tue Jun 16, 2015 9:30 am

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by That DCC guy »

I'm open to any team that wants me to play for them
Austin Foos
Detroit Catholic Central 2015
Michigan State University 2016
University of Michigan 2019
2015 Pace National Champion
2014-2015 Player of the Year
A Dim-Witted Saboteur
Yuna
Posts: 940
Joined: Tue Aug 02, 2016 12:31 pm
Location: Lansing

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by A Dim-Witted Saboteur »

UPDATE: I'm probably going to close registration on the 29th, then use an RNG to pick teams from among the pool of free agents, if everybody's OK with that.
Jakob Myers
MSU '21, Naperville North (IL) '17
"No one has ever organized a greater effort to get people interested in pretending to play quiz bowl"
-Ankit Aggarwal
User avatar
ObsidianFoot
Lulu
Posts: 18
Joined: Sun Mar 03, 2013 12:55 am

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by ObsidianFoot »

Like many other people, I would like to know when this is being held. Assuming that I am available, though, I am offering myself as a free agent.
Charles Tian
University of Chicago, 2014

ACF Nationals 2013 Undergraduate Champion

"You should have seized power, Tian!" --Rob Carson, 2012 National History Bee and Bowl
A Dim-Witted Saboteur
Yuna
Posts: 940
Joined: Tue Aug 02, 2016 12:31 pm
Location: Lansing

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by A Dim-Witted Saboteur »

ObsidianFoot wrote:Like many other people, I would like to know when this is being held. Assuming that I am available, though, I am offering myself as a free agent.
Sorry if I've failed to make this clear. It will be held at 6 CST on Sundays starting Jan 8 and ending probably on the 22nd.
Jakob Myers
MSU '21, Naperville North (IL) '17
"No one has ever organized a greater effort to get people interested in pretending to play quiz bowl"
-Ankit Aggarwal
User avatar
Corry
Rikku
Posts: 330
Joined: Fri Feb 10, 2012 11:54 pm

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by Corry »

So I don't know exactly what going on here, but Will Alston told me to show up. Is it still possible to sign up as a free agent? If so, I'm interested.
Corry Wang
Arcadia High School 2013
Amherst College 2017
NAQT Writer and Subject Editor
A Dim-Witted Saboteur
Yuna
Posts: 940
Joined: Tue Aug 02, 2016 12:31 pm
Location: Lansing

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by A Dim-Witted Saboteur »

We have a schedule! Here it is. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... sp=sharing

Please enter your skype name asap.
Jakob Myers
MSU '21, Naperville North (IL) '17
"No one has ever organized a greater effort to get people interested in pretending to play quiz bowl"
-Ankit Aggarwal
User avatar
That DCC guy
Lulu
Posts: 86
Joined: Tue Jun 16, 2015 9:30 am

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by That DCC guy »

So would it be possible for me to try an add a member to my team or is it too late for that?
Austin Foos
Detroit Catholic Central 2015
Michigan State University 2016
University of Michigan 2019
2015 Pace National Champion
2014-2015 Player of the Year
A Dim-Witted Saboteur
Yuna
Posts: 940
Joined: Tue Aug 02, 2016 12:31 pm
Location: Lansing

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by A Dim-Witted Saboteur »

Can we get a private forum for this?
Jakob Myers
MSU '21, Naperville North (IL) '17
"No one has ever organized a greater effort to get people interested in pretending to play quiz bowl"
-Ankit Aggarwal
A Dim-Witted Saboteur
Yuna
Posts: 940
Joined: Tue Aug 02, 2016 12:31 pm
Location: Lansing

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by A Dim-Witted Saboteur »

Standings are here:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... sp=sharing
They will be updated as play continues.
Jakob Myers
MSU '21, Naperville North (IL) '17
"No one has ever organized a greater effort to get people interested in pretending to play quiz bowl"
-Ankit Aggarwal
A Dim-Witted Saboteur
Yuna
Posts: 940
Joined: Tue Aug 02, 2016 12:31 pm
Location: Lansing

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by A Dim-Witted Saboteur »

The preliminary rounds are complete.
Congratulations to teams 7 (Eric Mukherjee, Patrick Liao), Team 1 (Will Alston, Andrew Wang, Tejas Raje), Team 10 (Laurence Li, Moses Kitakule, Charles Tian), and Team 5 (Kenji Shimizu, Kurtis Droge). So far, the top scorer has been Will Alston. Further results will be available upon completion of the playoffs on the 22nd.
EDIT: Here's the set for those who wish to peruse it. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1AYP ... sp=sharing
Jakob Myers
MSU '21, Naperville North (IL) '17
"No one has ever organized a greater effort to get people interested in pretending to play quiz bowl"
-Ankit Aggarwal
User avatar
ObsidianFoot
Lulu
Posts: 18
Joined: Sun Mar 03, 2013 12:55 am

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by ObsidianFoot »

Just to be clear, at what time will tomorrow's rounds occur?
Charles Tian
University of Chicago, 2014

ACF Nationals 2013 Undergraduate Champion

"You should have seized power, Tian!" --Rob Carson, 2012 National History Bee and Bowl
A Dim-Witted Saboteur
Yuna
Posts: 940
Joined: Tue Aug 02, 2016 12:31 pm
Location: Lansing

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by A Dim-Witted Saboteur »

The rounds originally scheduled for tomorrow will be held on January 29th. I apologize for the delay.
Jakob Myers
MSU '21, Naperville North (IL) '17
"No one has ever organized a greater effort to get people interested in pretending to play quiz bowl"
-Ankit Aggarwal
User avatar
El Salvadoreno
Rikku
Posts: 346
Joined: Wed Nov 30, 2016 7:45 am
Location: Northwest Suburbs, IL

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by El Salvadoreno »

Is Jakob still on today? And if so at what time?
Ricky "Slick Rick/Rico Suave" Rivera
Carmel Catholic- Class of '17
Notre Dame (Mendoza)- Class of '22

My Namesake
A Dim-Witted Saboteur
Yuna
Posts: 940
Joined: Tue Aug 02, 2016 12:31 pm
Location: Lansing

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by A Dim-Witted Saboteur »

In fact, it is. It will begin at 6.
Jakob Myers
MSU '21, Naperville North (IL) '17
"No one has ever organized a greater effort to get people interested in pretending to play quiz bowl"
-Ankit Aggarwal
A Dim-Witted Saboteur
Yuna
Posts: 940
Joined: Tue Aug 02, 2016 12:31 pm
Location: Lansing

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by A Dim-Witted Saboteur »

Jakob Myers
MSU '21, Naperville North (IL) '17
"No one has ever organized a greater effort to get people interested in pretending to play quiz bowl"
-Ankit Aggarwal
User avatar
That DCC guy
Lulu
Posts: 86
Joined: Tue Jun 16, 2015 9:30 am

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by That DCC guy »

When will you post the rest of the packets. Unless of course some teams still need to play.
Austin Foos
Detroit Catholic Central 2015
Michigan State University 2016
University of Michigan 2019
2015 Pace National Champion
2014-2015 Player of the Year
A Dim-Witted Saboteur
Yuna
Posts: 940
Joined: Tue Aug 02, 2016 12:31 pm
Location: Lansing

Re: 1st annual JAKOB: Online History Extravaganza

Post by A Dim-Witted Saboteur »

The last two packets have been added. Stats incoming probably tonight if I have time. Thanks everyone for playing!

EDIT: I almost forgot. Congratulations to the winning team WAO-Wee (Will Alston, Tejas Raje, Andrew Wang), the runners-up, Team 7 (Eric Mukherjee, Patrick Liao), and the third-place team, The People of Eugene, Oregon v. Debs (Kenji Shimizu, Kurtis Droge).
Jakob Myers
MSU '21, Naperville North (IL) '17
"No one has ever organized a greater effort to get people interested in pretending to play quiz bowl"
-Ankit Aggarwal
Locked