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Some time back I had posted in the packet announcement thread about an idea I had for a 21st century history packet. That packet, Alex Wallace's Timely 21st Century History packet is now finished. I will post it to the archive once it has been read once. It has twenty tossups and no bonuses, split between American and World questions.

If you are interested in playing the packet, please comment so we can set up something.
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I'm interested in playing
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I would play this as well.
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So when do you want to do it? We can do it tomorrow or Thursday evenings, or anytime Saturday onward (I'm returning to Williamsburg Friday so that won't work).

Also, how would you care to do so? Skype? IRC chat? I'd prefer something audio-based if that's an option - copy and paste doesn't seem right to me, personally, for Quizbowl.
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I can't speak for Austin, but I would prefer Skype over IRC though there are drawbacks to both. I think Wednesday night would work the best for me because we host practice on Thursday nights.
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Progcon wrote:I can't speak for Austin, but I would prefer Skype over IRC though there are drawbacks to both. I think Wednesday night would work the best for me because we host practice on Thursday nights.
Very well - I will check sometime tonight or tomorrow (I'm on break so I get to stay up and sleep late) and see if we can hammer out something. I too prefer Skype.
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Well could it be Thursday by chance? I don't mind Skype but I'm working tomorrow in the evening.
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That DCC guy wrote:Well could it be Thursday by chance? I don't mind Skype but I'm working tomorrow in the evening.
I could do Thursday too, if you would like separate readings.
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I'd like to play this; I could maybe do it either evening depending on time.
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To put in my vote I can do pretty much any day except Sunday (doing JAKOB).
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SpanishSpy wrote:
That DCC guy wrote:Well could it be Thursday by chance? I don't mind Skype but I'm working tomorrow in the evening.
I could do Thursday too, if you would like separate readings.
I would rather not encumber you so much that you have to read it twice. If more people find Thursday night agreeable, then I will read it when it gets posted to the archive. It's up to you but please don't schedule the event around my schedule.
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So, it looks like most people want to do it tonight. How about 8 PM EST?
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I'd play this tonight, but I have to read two JAKOB matches at 7 EST. These normally take about half an hour, but I probably will be late.
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Is this happening tonight? I'll play it whenever.
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sambrochin wrote:Is this happening tonight? I'll play it whenever.
Yes, it is happening tonight in about forty minutes from posting. I'll PM you details.
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The scores of the reading were as follows:

Ricardo Rivera II 5

Jakob Myers 115

Sam Brochin 10

Harris Bunker 20

Eric Mukherjee 35


I will take requests for other readings - if not, I will post this packet to the archive.
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Could you possibly read it tonight?
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That DCC guy wrote:Could you possibly read it tonight?
Not tonight, but Saturday or Sunday sure. I'm on a train heading back to Williamsburg tonight (from Alexandria) and so I'm booked then.
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SpanishSpy wrote:
That DCC guy wrote:Could you possibly read it tonight?
Not tonight, but Saturday or Sunday sure. I'm on a train heading back to Williamsburg tonight (from Alexandria) and so I'm booked then.
+1 for reading this sometime this weekend.
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Aaron's Rod wrote:
SpanishSpy wrote:
That DCC guy wrote:Could you possibly read it tonight?
Not tonight, but Saturday or Sunday sure. I'm on a train heading back to Williamsburg tonight (from Alexandria) and so I'm booked then.
+1 for reading this sometime this weekend.
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Perhaps sometime tomorrow night then? 8PM EST maybe?
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Yeah that works for me.
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SpanishSpy wrote:Perhaps sometime tomorrow night then? 8PM EST maybe?
That should work for me.
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Would Skype be the best for you? It's what I did yesterday with the others.
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Sure
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CPiGuy wrote:
SpanishSpy wrote:Perhaps sometime tomorrow night then? 8PM EST maybe?
That should work for me.
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Aaron's Rod wrote:
CPiGuy wrote:
SpanishSpy wrote:Perhaps sometime tomorrow night then? 8PM EST maybe?
That should work for me.
Same here, and if there's a limited number of spots available for this, I'd like to sign up.
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I also would probably prefer IRC to Skype, but Skype is totally fine if that's the majority consensus.
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SpanishSpy wrote:Would Skype be the best for you? It's what I did yesterday with the others.
Yes, that should work.
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Seeing as the consensus is tending towards Skype, I will PM you all with my Skype information and the reading will start at 8PM EST tonight.
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Do you need my Skype information?
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Alex you forgot to PM me.....
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That DCC guy wrote:Alex you forgot to PM me.....
Lordy, I am terribly sorry about this - I already have done a reading tonight but can easily do another reading. Would you prefer tonight or another day?
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For the reading that did occur, the score was as following.

Conor Thompson 50

Alex Damisch -10

Charles Hang 115
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If this is being read again, I suppose I'll get in on it.
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Granny Soberer wrote:If this is being read again, I suppose I'll get in on it.
I literally just read it again to Austin Foos. Would you like it tonight, or at another time?

Also, Austin Foos received 135 points.
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Ryan Rosenberg received 150 points in his reading.
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@Alex would you be willing to write another half-packet or something so the winners of each reading could play each other? I'm kinda curious as to how that would turn out.
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JakobeanEra wrote:@Alex would you be willing to write another half-packet or something so the winners of each reading could play each other? I'm kinda curious as to how that would turn out.
I'll give it a shot and see if I can have it out in a week or so.
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I've uploaded this set to the archives and the packet itself is currently pending. Hopefully it will be up shortly.
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