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by JackGlerum
Sun Mar 20, 2011 1:24 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '10 - '11
Replies: 296
Views: 55118

Re: Illinois '10 - '11

Oh I know it's nothing newfangled or profound; I simply think it's good to hear it this time of year.
by JackGlerum
Sat Mar 19, 2011 1:05 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '10 - '11
Replies: 296
Views: 55118

Re: Illinois '10 - '11

I support your ideas.
by JackGlerum
Tue Feb 22, 2011 9:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT Mirror at Notre Dame (04/02/11)
Replies: 46
Views: 12802

Re: MUT Mirror at Notre Dame (04/02/11)

We have enough folks for one, possibly two teams, so sign up DePauw for 1-2.
by JackGlerum
Fri Feb 18, 2011 1:58 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT Mirror at Notre Dame (04/02/11)
Replies: 46
Views: 12802

Re: MUT Mirror at Notre Dame (04/02/11)

We're interested.
by JackGlerum
Mon Jan 24, 2011 10:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NIU Huskie Bowl 29 Jan 2011
Replies: 41
Views: 7875

Re: NIU Huskie Bowl 29 Jan 2011

TheDoctor wrote:Proviso North
Whoa! Awesome.
by JackGlerum
Sun Jan 02, 2011 1:35 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Minnesota Undergrad Tournament 2011
Replies: 31
Views: 15441

Re: Minnesota Undergrad Tournament 2011

Any chance this might get mirrored in the lower Midwest?
by JackGlerum
Sun Oct 24, 2010 7:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: UIUC ABT Earlybird (10/23/2010)
Replies: 48
Views: 17271

Re: UIUC ABT Earlybird (10/23/2010)

Another well-run tournament by the Garb and the ABT crew... I was glad I decided to come at the last minute. There were some very good players and teams on display which made me happy. Greg is right--Malis's line speaks for itself. Stevenson will do mad work at NSC. They tore apart both Ignatius and...
by JackGlerum
Sat Jul 24, 2010 4:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '10 - '11
Replies: 296
Views: 55118

Re: Illinois '10 - '11

1. IMSA
2. Lockport
3. Downers Grove South
4. Streamwood
5. Proviso East
6. Wheeling
7. Joliet Catholic
8. Grayslake North
9. Rich South
10. Senn
by JackGlerum
Fri Jun 25, 2010 10:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Christianity
Replies: 16
Views: 2454

Re: Christianity

Westwon wrote:Let's say you're writing 10/10 Religion for a set. How much Christianity do you put in there?
My first instinct would be 67% Abrahamic, 33% Eastern. I'd have Christianity compromise a significant part of the former.
by JackGlerum
Sat Jun 12, 2010 1:13 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Land of Lincoln Throwdown Announcement
Replies: 123
Views: 14090

Re: Land of Lincoln Throwdown Announcement

I can read for this bad boy.
by JackGlerum
Mon May 03, 2010 1:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '09-'10
Replies: 568
Views: 60531

Re: Illinois '09-'10

Jane Fairfax wrote:HSNCT: Loyola:10-0, tourney champs
yeahhhhh buddy
by JackGlerum
Mon Mar 22, 2010 6:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Fond Farewell II
Replies: 12
Views: 2316

Re: Fond Farewell II

David Riley wrote:she made then-junior Jack Glerum nervous with her knowledge of literature
LIES
by JackGlerum
Mon Mar 15, 2010 8:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: IHSA Sectionals results and discussion
Replies: 67
Views: 5205

Re: IHSA Sectionals results and discussion

I will come back from Ron McGraw's worst nightmare and wear a du-rag and sunglasses, burning down the Peoria Civic Center so that nobody can win.
by JackGlerum
Mon Mar 15, 2010 12:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '09-'10
Replies: 568
Views: 60531

Re: Illinois '09-'10

mlaird wrote: Nolan Winkler, Wilmette (Loyola Academy)
Marcel Youkhna, Wilmette (Loyola Academy)
chyeahhhhh booiiiiiiii
by JackGlerum
Sat Mar 13, 2010 4:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: IHSA Sectionals results and discussion
Replies: 67
Views: 5205

Re: IHSA Sectionals results and discussion

jonah wrote:New Trier 423, Loyola 374.
bahahahahahahahha

INEVITABLE
by JackGlerum
Fri Mar 12, 2010 1:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '09-'10
Replies: 568
Views: 60531

Re: Illinois '09-'10

What's up, I want to post to say that, despite only going to two HS tournaments this year, I realize that my summer-thesis of "this year's teams will not surpass last year's teams" was thankfully super, super wrong. That there's interest in (multiple!) post-state series/pre-nationals tournaments is ...
by JackGlerum
Mon Mar 08, 2010 11:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: IHSA Regional Results and Discussion
Replies: 111
Views: 10569

Re: IHSA Regional Results and Discussion

McHenry over Auburn 768-341. I told you they were legit.
by JackGlerum
Tue Mar 02, 2010 1:05 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Matt Cvijanovich Memorial Novice Tournament (3/6/10)
Replies: 86
Views: 18358

Re: Matt Cvijanovich Memorial Novice Tournament (3/6/10)

I'll know after our Thursday practice if we're sending a squad. Sorry for such late notice.

edit: stupid
by JackGlerum
Thu Feb 18, 2010 9:36 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Best Subject Teams/Players
Replies: 29
Views: 19001

Re: Best Subject Teams/Players

I'd like to hear a "best team at x subject" list.
by JackGlerum
Tue Feb 16, 2010 9:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: February Poll
Replies: 108
Views: 13401

Re: February Poll

1. Loyola
2. McHenry
3. Senn
4. Luther North
5. St. Scholastica
6. Grayslake Central
7. Gordon Tech
8. Hinsdale South
9. Seton Academy
10. Wauconda
by JackGlerum
Sat Feb 13, 2010 4:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Northwestern Wildcat XII
Replies: 93
Views: 11869

Re: Northwestern Wildcat XII

jonah wrote:Loyola A has taken a loss to Niles North.
I'm never speaking to Nolan again.
by JackGlerum
Wed Feb 03, 2010 5:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Region 9 SCT at Indiana (February 6)
Replies: 36
Views: 5298

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Region 9 SCT at Indiana (February 6)

We really wanted to come to this, but have conflicts. I unregistered us on the website.
by JackGlerum
Wed Feb 03, 2010 5:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Matt Cvijanovich Memorial Novice Tournament (3/6/10)
Replies: 86
Views: 18358

Re: Matt Cvijanovich Memorial Novice Tournament (3/6/10)

You can put us in the maybe column.
by JackGlerum
Wed Jan 27, 2010 12:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Why we can't have nice things
Replies: 141
Views: 16821

Re: Why we can't have nice things

The biggest problem with this forum is that instead of taking time to explain to people the merits of good quizbowl, the moment anyone mentions comp math or bad questions we have four or five out-of-state strangers coming to the "rescue" to shoot that person down instead of gently taking their hand...
by JackGlerum
Sat Jan 23, 2010 7:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Fremd Varsity & Frosh/soph 1/23/10
Replies: 70
Views: 5837

Re: Fremd Varsity & Frosh/soph 1/23/10

Last year, I think I asked him if he would release the set and he said no. If someone gets lucky and does get their hands on it, I'd like to see it.
by JackGlerum
Thu Jan 21, 2010 3:53 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Buzzerfest IX Mirror @ University of Notre Dame (3/27/10)
Replies: 35
Views: 4418

Re: Buzzerfest IX Mirror @ University of Notre Dame (3/27/10)

You can put us under vague rumblings as well.
by JackGlerum
Mon Jan 04, 2010 7:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Turnabout
Replies: 41
Views: 3844

Re: Turnabout

Cool stuff.
by JackGlerum
Mon Jan 04, 2010 5:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Turnabout
Replies: 41
Views: 3844

Re: Turnabout

MLaudermith wrote:Teams playing at the Fenton Turnabout:
11. St. Ignatius
I assume he's not playing, but if he is, there will be a lot of pissed off people.
by JackGlerum
Sun Dec 20, 2009 2:30 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '09-'10
Replies: 568
Views: 60531

Re: Illinois '09-'10

Hello Illinois Quizbowl! Twas good to see everybody today—new and old faces alike. I read for several different teams in the morning and read the top bracket in the afternoon, so I think I now have grounds to make a “comparisons post” (as much as I like to speculate based on what I wished were true!...
by JackGlerum
Sat Dec 19, 2009 11:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: UCLA Mirror of New Trier HS (SATURDAY January 9th, 2010)
Replies: 33
Views: 8633

Re: UCLA Mirror of New Trier HS (SATURDAY January 9th, 2010)

You lucked out; this set is pretty good!

[The HS section is a naughty-word-free zone.--Mgmt]
by JackGlerum
Thu Dec 17, 2009 9:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DAFT 2009 Discussion - Set Cleared
Replies: 89
Views: 25587

Re: DAFT 2009 Discussion - Set Cleared

Sorry, you probably should never put the phrase, "prepared for this titular event" in the first line of a toss-up on The Lottery because it occurs in the first line of basically every high school toss-up on it. Not really a big deal, though. PROJECT: the next ten high school tournaments should have...
by JackGlerum
Tue Dec 15, 2009 3:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New Trier Varsity (12/19/2009) at New Trier (Winnetka, IL)
Replies: 133
Views: 68351

Re: New Trier Varsity (12/19/2009) at New Trier (Winnetka, IL)

jonah wrote:Tom Egan will administer said pizza to Jack Glerum by whatever means necessary.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WWaLxFIVX1s

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And yeah, in an age when many B teams beat A teams, I'm not sure the proposed format makes sense. That said, I have no solution because I'm lazy.
by JackGlerum
Fri Dec 11, 2009 5:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New Trier Varsity (12/19/2009) at New Trier (Winnetka, IL)
Replies: 133
Views: 68351

Re: New Trier Varsity (12/19/2009) at New Trier (Winnetka, IL)

Just looked over the lit and art for this tournament and it was pretty solid. Certainly won't be flawless, but it'll be the best house-write in Illinois in a long time. Yall should be pumped to play it.
by JackGlerum
Thu Dec 10, 2009 2:33 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Early Season Poll
Replies: 54
Views: 5400

Re: Early Season Poll

edit: I'm dumb
by JackGlerum
Tue Dec 01, 2009 11:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: High School Lit Singles Tourney (after NTV, 12/19/2009)
Replies: 106
Views: 22726

Re: High School Lit Singles Tourney (after NTV, 12/19/2009)

Dinner is Little Lan's? This just made my day.
by JackGlerum
Sun Nov 29, 2009 8:27 am
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: History project: Top 10 Tournaments of the Decade
Replies: 22
Views: 10781

Re: History project: Top 10 Tournaments of the Decade

Glad to see last year's iteration of TIT on the honorable mention -- it struck regular difficulty gold, if I recall correctly.
by JackGlerum
Fri Nov 27, 2009 12:06 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Early Season Poll
Replies: 54
Views: 5400

Re: Early Season Poll

Buffalo Grove is in fact a box.
by JackGlerum
Mon Nov 23, 2009 10:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kickoffs
Replies: 99
Views: 11383

Re: Kickoffs

I come back from dinner, and look what’s happened! Why the crude “circle-jerk” analogy keeps coming up in this sort of thread is beyond me, but there certainly is a significant amount of insular “we’re awesome” statements that go on in Illinois and in Illinois threads; Matt and Sandy are correct in ...
by JackGlerum
Mon Nov 23, 2009 6:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kickoffs
Replies: 99
Views: 11383

Re: Kickoffs

Part of the problem is that these teams are working towards winning things like Masonic and IHSA finals which they know will be on the type of questions which one could call "bad quiz bowl" or just "scholastic bowl." Teams and coaches are likely against NAQT and mACF because it's not what they're u...
by JackGlerum
Sun Nov 22, 2009 9:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kickoffs
Replies: 99
Views: 11383

Re: Kickoffs

jonah wrote:Naperville Central is also incredibly good
jonah wrote:a superstar in Greg Ward
I assume both of these statements are hyperbole? I suppose it depends what perspective you come from, but nonetheless.
by JackGlerum
Fri Nov 20, 2009 12:09 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Brookwood Invitational Scholars Bowl NEWS
Replies: 8
Views: 2725

Re: Brookwood Invitational Scholars Bowl NEWS

Out of curiosity, are there 57 moderators in Georgia sitting around waiting for an e-mail, or do you have coaches read? Just wondering, as someone who can't fathom a tournament this large.
by JackGlerum
Tue Nov 17, 2009 12:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: High School Lit Singles Tourney (after NTV, 12/19/2009)
Replies: 106
Views: 22726

Re: High School Lit Singles Tourney (after NTV, 12/19/2009)

I'm down. Also, I think 5 American, 5 British, 5 European, and 5 World/Ancient makes more sense than what you've proposed. I'm playing regardless, but I'd rather have "what's currently accepted in the lit canon" than "what Dan likes", which it sort of seems like with all the Brit Lit and the 1 trash...
by JackGlerum
Mon Nov 16, 2009 5:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '09-'10
Replies: 568
Views: 60531

Re: Illinois '09-'10

I'm probably not the best candidate to tell someone how to run their tournament which I have zero stake in; perhaps a player/coach who is actively involved in the circuit and who feels strongly about such changes should open lines of communication.
by JackGlerum
Mon Nov 16, 2009 4:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '09-'10
Replies: 568
Views: 60531

Re: Illinois '09-'10

Wheaton North probably still has vestiges of the "Old Guard". I would expect that they do old school stats (no-SQBS, individuals based on total tossups, people crowded around continuous slideshows, etc.) and single elimination playoffs.
by JackGlerum
Wed Nov 11, 2009 11:14 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: The quizbowl decades project
Replies: 123
Views: 64465

Re: The quizbowl decades project

scquizbowl wrote:'05 Thomas Jefferson
Is there an account of this team? If not, could someone give it? Besides "they hated each other" and "they were good", I don't know much about this seemingly (for a Chicago person) mythical team.