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MUT Discussion

Post by millionwaves » Sun Mar 07, 2010 6:49 pm

I've just set up a hidden forum for the discussion of MUT. TO ENTER:

From your user control panel, select usergroups. Find MUT at the bottom of the list, then click the radio button and submit as "join selected." Brendan Byrne will be in charge of approving people to join the MUT discussion, so if you think he might not recognize your username, let him know who you are. This would be a good thread in which to do so.
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Re: MUT Discussion

Post by Edward Elric » Sun Mar 07, 2010 6:50 pm

I'm Michael who played MCMNT with College of DuPage
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Re: MUT Discussion

Post by Boeing X-20, Please! » Sun Mar 07, 2010 6:52 pm

extinction threshold = me = "Chipola" on Charles Hang School for College Players Who Want To Club Baby Seals and Feel Good About Themselves in Other Ways Too at MCMNT
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Re: MUT Discussion

Post by jonah » Sun Mar 07, 2010 7:02 pm

I did not play MUT but am not an active player and will never play this set. I requested to join the group because I am always curious to see discussion of sets in order to improve my own skills as a writer/editor.
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Re: MUT Discussion

Post by nobthehobbit » Sun Mar 07, 2010 7:03 pm

nobthehobbit = Daniel Pareja. Did not play MUT, will not play any mirror thereof, may have a question or two in the set if Gautam remembered the stuff I sent him months ago.
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Re: MUT Discussion

Post by Irreligion in Bangladesh » Sun Mar 07, 2010 7:05 pm

jonah wrote:I did not play MUT but am not an active player and will never play this set. I requested to join the group because I am always curious to see discussion of sets in order to improve my own skills as a writer/editor.
This sums up my situation as well.
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Re: MUT Discussion

Post by Strongside » Sun Mar 07, 2010 7:27 pm

People who requested to be a member of this group should be able to see it now.
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Re: MUT Discussion

Post by Strongside » Sun Mar 07, 2010 7:38 pm

Also, I intend to be around my computer until I go to bed, so I should hopefully be able to approve people quickly.
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Re: MUT Discussion

Post by cornfused » Mon Mar 08, 2010 12:08 am

Meeeee!
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Re: MUT Discussion

Post by Strongside » Mon Mar 08, 2010 2:28 pm

Everyone who has requested to be in this group should be able to access it. I plan on checking to see if any more people have requested access at least a few times a day (on most days) until all of the mirrors are complete.

If you have requested access, and it has taken me a while to respond, or if you are feeling impatient, you can e-mail me at byrne111@umn.edu and/or post in this thread.
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Re: MUT Discussion

Post by Commodore » Tue Mar 09, 2010 4:10 am

I'm George, I played MCMNT.
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Re: MUT Discussion

Post by Strongside » Sat Mar 13, 2010 10:14 pm

Hey. Just a reminder that people who played today's mirror at Guelph should feel free to follow the instructions Trygve detailed in the first post, or post in this thread.

People who are playing in the Maggie Walker mirror tomorrow, or any of the MUT mirrors that are happening later, can do the same after those tournaments have happened. People who will not be playing the tournament, but want to see the discussion, should also feel free to request access.
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Post by Sir Thopas » Sun Mar 14, 2010 1:25 pm

Did not and will not play, would like to see discussion.
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Re: MUT Discussion

Post by Lagotto Romagnolo » Sun Mar 14, 2010 5:06 pm

Sir Thopas wrote:Did not and will not play, would like to see discussion.
Likewise.
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Post by Cody » Sun Mar 14, 2010 6:36 pm

Played at the Maggie Walker mirror today.
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Re: MUT Discussion

Post by adosreme » Tue Mar 16, 2010 7:22 am

I moderated at the Guelph site
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Re: MUT Discussion

Post by Dan-Don » Thu Mar 18, 2010 6:41 pm

I played at the UIUC mirror and wrote a packet.
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Re: MUT Discussion

Post by azngod1992 » Sun Mar 21, 2010 11:07 pm

I played at the CMU mirror.
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Re: MUT Discussion

Post by Ethnic history of the Vilnius region » Mon Apr 05, 2010 1:32 am

I moderated at NGCSU.
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Re: MUT Discussion

Post by Duncan Idaho » Mon Apr 05, 2010 9:25 am

Played at NGCSU, as either Southside or "Exactly Third" if the tournament staff remembered we were using a pseudonym.
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Post by Down and out in Quintana Roo » Tue Apr 20, 2010 8:39 pm

We finally started using these in practice today and i have to say that so far, i really enjoy the questions. The tossups are full of good hard clues for high schoolers, written very well, and have appropriate answers that a team going to Nationals should certainly know. The bonuses might be even better... i found them to be quite accessible but often with a tough but important third part that constantly yields a "oh that's what that is!" response, which will only help facilitate learning and help the team understand that that hard part really is vital to start knowing.
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Re: MUT Discussion

Post by Cheynem » Tue Apr 20, 2010 9:00 pm

Let us know if you have any specific concerns or comments. I'd like hearing if there's any particular bonuses that you thought did a good/poor job at what you're describing.
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Re: MUT Discussion

Post by endersdouble » Sun Apr 25, 2010 3:37 pm

Just played in the Whitman mirror.
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Re: MUT Discussion

Post by tiwonge » Sun Apr 25, 2010 5:33 pm

This was the last MUT mirror, right?

Do I have to ask to join the MUT discussion, or will it be made public now?
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Re: MUT Discussion

Post by Mike Bentley » Sun Apr 25, 2010 6:49 pm

tiwonge wrote:This was the last MUT mirror, right?

Do I have to ask to join the MUT discussion, or will it be made public now?
I think UCSD is still maybe hosting a mirror.
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Re: MUT Discussion

Post by Auroni » Sun Apr 25, 2010 6:50 pm

Yeah we're on for 5/1, which is next weekend.
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Re: MUT Discussion

Post by Strongside » Fri May 07, 2010 11:09 am

Could a moderator/administrator make the MUT Discussion public, as all of the mirrors are completed?

Also, the set is posted on collegiate.quizbowlpackets.com
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