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by AdamL
Wed Feb 10, 2010 12:06 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Region 6 SCT @ NGCSU (Feb 6, 2010)
Replies: 50
Views: 8100

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Region 6 SCT @ NGCSU (Feb 6, 2010)

GT would be extremely interested in a MUT mirror at NGCSU too.
by AdamL
Sun Feb 07, 2010 1:01 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Region 6 SCT @ NGCSU (Feb 6, 2010)
Replies: 50
Views: 8100

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Region 6 SCT @ NGCSU (Feb 6, 2010)

Overall, this tournament ran pretty smoothly, especially after we got back from lunch. We did have a couple of slow readers/rounds in the morning - in one case, we only got through 14 tossups in the 20 minutes. That particular reader also got very huffy at us for something as innocuous as reminding ...
by AdamL
Sun Jan 31, 2010 3:08 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT registration system help thread
Replies: 18
Views: 1810

Re: NAQT registration system help thread

Jeff, I sent an email to errata@naqt but didn't see in this thread that you asked for issues to be sent to register@naqt. Not sure if they wind up in the same inbox, so I'm just posting this here: I just registered Georgia Tech and the invoice said that I'd claimed travel discounts (in fact, it gave...
by AdamL
Mon Jan 18, 2010 6:39 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Winter Southeast at UGA (1/16)
Replies: 74
Views: 18026

Re: ACF Winter Southeast at UGA (1/16)

First off, thanks to UGA for hosting this tournament. Despite some logistical issues, our team had fun and it was *by far* the most competitive college tournament I've ever been to. William and some others have already commented on the most obvious/major issue with the tournament (the delays), but t...
by AdamL
Wed Nov 18, 2009 4:47 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: The quizbowl decades project
Replies: 123
Views: 64462

Re: The quizbowl decades project

9. Lowest average bonus conversion across all teams, Single Tournament I was about to say that Brock site of ACF Fall 2005 (with 8.4), but the UTC site of THUNDER had 7.2 PPB (4100 points / 573 bonuses) No clue about this being the lowest, but I just calculated the UTC mirror of Minnesota Open 2008...
by AdamL
Sun Nov 01, 2009 12:57 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Southeast at Georgia Tech - October 31, 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 5099

Re: ACF Fall Southeast at Georgia Tech - October 31, 2009

Prelim stats: http://results.scobo.net/GeorgiaTech/fall2009_prelims Playoff stats: http://results.scobo.net/GeorgiaTech/fall2009_playoff Combined stats: http://results.scobo.net/GeorgiaTech/fall2009_all The standings as seen in the playoff-only stats correspond to the final overall standings from to...
by AdamL
Sat Oct 31, 2009 9:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Southeast at Georgia Tech - October 31, 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 5099

Re: ACF Fall Southeast at Georgia Tech - October 31, 2009

Brief results: USC A won the tournament after a one-game tiebreaking final with Vanderbilt. Dorman A took 3rd place (along with the Div II prize) and Southside A was 4th. Full prelim stats are available here: http://results.scobo.net/GeorgiaTech/fall2009_prelims I'll provide a more detailed writeup ...
by AdamL
Fri Oct 30, 2009 10:37 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Southeast at Georgia Tech - October 31, 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 5099

Re: ACF Fall Southeast at Georgia Tech - October 31, 2009

Ben, I replied to your email earlier tonight, but just want to confirm this tournament will take place in Howey. All teams should've received a "Final announcement" email from me about a week ago with details about location, parking, etc.
by AdamL
Fri Oct 23, 2009 2:15 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Southeast at Georgia Tech - October 31, 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 5099

Re: ACF Fall Southeast at Georgia Tech - October 31, 2009

The field has been updated as of 10/23. I don't anticipate any additional registrations, but the field is capped at 21 teams since we only have 10 rooms. Nina, I sent you an email a few days ago to the address listed in your hsquizbowl profile. If that wasn't the right place to send it, could you pr...
by AdamL
Fri Oct 16, 2009 4:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Southeast at Georgia Tech - October 31, 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 5099

Re: ACF Fall Southeast at Georgia Tech - October 31, 2009

The field has been updated as of 10/16. One or two teams are still iffy as to whether they can make it or not. I've sent out an email with information about the tournament to the contacts I had for the teams on that field update. If you didn't receive this email and need it, email me back at adamlie...
by AdamL
Fri Oct 09, 2009 1:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2009-2010
Replies: 299
Views: 50131

Re: Georgia 2009-2010

Edit: this post is no longer relevant, can someone delete it?
by AdamL
Wed Oct 07, 2009 3:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Southeast at Georgia Tech - October 31, 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 5099

Re: ACF Fall Southeast at Georgia Tech - October 31, 2009

Field update: Chattahoochee HS Dunbar HS Southside HS (2?) Dorman HS (2) Furman Northeast Alabama CC South Carolina (2) Snead State/Mark Morris Centre (2) Clemson Vanderbilt ULL Alabama (1-2?) UGA Emory (?) I've only received an expression of interest, not an actual registration, from Southside and ...
by AdamL
Wed Oct 07, 2009 3:20 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Southeast at Georgia Tech - October 31, 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 5099

Re: ACF Fall Southeast at Georgia Tech - October 31, 2009

Just a quick reminder to teams that the no-penalty deadline for required packets is coming up this Saturday, October 10. This is also the deadline for your packet if you're not required to submit one but want a $25 discount. The deadlines after the 10th are October 17 (+$25) and October 24 (+$50).
by AdamL
Sun Oct 04, 2009 2:35 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: EFT Mirror at South Carolina (Sat,October 3rd)
Replies: 28
Views: 5222

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: EFT Mirror at South Carolina (Sat,October 3rd)

Unless they had random additional losses I wasn't aware of, UGA went 10-2 for 3rd and GT A was 9-3 for 4th. Southside was really impressive, including their B team putting up good performances against some pretty good teams from what I heard/saw.
by AdamL
Sun Sep 06, 2009 5:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Southeast at Georgia Tech - October 31, 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 5099

ACF Fall Southeast at Georgia Tech - October 31, 2009

I'm pleased to announce Georgia Tech will be hosting ACF Fall 2009 on 10/31. To register, please email me at adamliem@gatech.edu with the number of teams, staffers, and buzzers you plan on bringing. Price: As per ACF standards, the base fee for teams is $120. Discounts are available as follows: • $5...
by AdamL
Sun Aug 16, 2009 4:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Florida '09-'10
Replies: 31
Views: 3754

Re: Florida '09-'10

Dunno if you're asking about me specifically or just this thread, but I'm just looking for more people that might join the team at GT. I'm not sure he'd be at your canoeing trip this Friday seeing as how classes start this week, though... Anyway, if you do happen to talk to him, please do ask if he'...
by AdamL
Sun Aug 16, 2009 3:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Florida '09-'10
Replies: 31
Views: 3754

Re: Florida '09-'10

Arsonists Get All the Girls wrote: But he's going to Georgia Tech next year where I doubt he will play. Pensacola has a history of people not wanting to play in college.
Hey, I'd like to contact this Matt R. person, but I can't seem to find him on Facebook. Anybody know his last name?
by AdamL
Fri Jul 24, 2009 4:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HSAPQ: Fall Tournaments Sets Available
Replies: 150
Views: 22038

Re: HSAPQ: Fall Tournaments Sets Available

Quite sure I've heard tossups on Wilkie Collins as well as on The Moonstone in HS before, though you're right that bonus is much harder than the Faulkner one.
by AdamL
Sun May 10, 2009 9:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: The Relative Importance of Art and Sports
Replies: 79
Views: 10937

Re: The Relative Importance of Art and Sports

dtaylor4 wrote:Sports management, as well as RST (Recreation, Sport, and Tourism), are seen here as relatively joke majors compared to others.
Wow dude, really?
by AdamL
Thu Mar 26, 2009 5:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: A word of caution when ordering HSAPQ questions...
Replies: 43
Views: 4458

Re: Do not use HSAPQ for your tournament!!!

hwhite wrote:This seems to be more of an exception than a rule.
Sure, that's possible. I know we didn't have a copier that automatically collated or stapled, and that was a big part of it. But who's to say what resources or personnel Robinson had available?
by AdamL
Thu Mar 26, 2009 5:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: A word of caution when ordering HSAPQ questions...
Replies: 43
Views: 4458

Re: Do not use HSAPQ for your tournament!!!

Printing packets takes 20 minutes. Yeah, I mean, printing and collating is like an hour, tops. Robinson's tournament was smaller (32 teams, I believe?), but printing/copying packets for the 50+ teams we had at Chattahoochee's tournament my junior year [I think. I may be getting years mixed up] took...
by AdamL
Sat Mar 14, 2009 10:13 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT mirror at Georgia Tech - 3/14/09
Replies: 4
Views: 1086

Re: MUT mirror at Georgia Tech - 3/14/09

Sorry for the lack of updates before this tournament happened. Southside HS had to drop, but Walton registered, so we ran a 6-team tournament with a double RR followed by top-3, bottom-3 RR. I have the stats for the double RR put in already, but I don't have the playoff scores right now, nor do I ha...
by AdamL
Mon Mar 02, 2009 11:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Southeast at Georgia Tech, 02/28/09
Replies: 13
Views: 2784

Re: ACF Regionals Southeast at Georgia Tech, 02/28/09

Done, I think. Let me know if I did something wrong (this is my first time using SQBS so it was a lot of trial and error)
by AdamL
Mon Mar 02, 2009 10:01 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT mirror at Georgia Tech - 3/14/09
Replies: 4
Views: 1086

Re: MUT mirror at Georgia Tech - 3/14/09

Instead of editing the original post I'll put the field in this convenient thread bump: Field Update: USC (1) FSU (1) Southside HS(1) Ahmad Ragab I was hoping for more teams than this, so just in case your team is interested but hasn't registered yet, send me an email at adamliem (at) gatech (dot) e...
by AdamL
Sun Mar 01, 2009 5:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Southeast at Georgia Tech, 02/28/09
Replies: 13
Views: 2784

Re: ACF Regionals Southeast at Georgia Tech, 02/28/09

Never mind, I'm posting the stats instead: http://results.scobo.net/SQBS.aspx?org=GeorgiaTech&id=6&page=standings We only played 10 rounds because we were being kicked out of the building at 7 and we only got started at 11 o'clock thanks to the late questions. We were in the middle of a double RR, b...
by AdamL
Sat Feb 28, 2009 8:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Southeast at Georgia Tech, 02/28/09
Replies: 13
Views: 2784

Re: ACF Regionals Southeast at Georgia Tech, 02/28/09

Results: USC cleared the field, going undefeated, while the Dorman-ish exhibition team took second and Southside HS third. Farrah has the stats and will hopefully upload them soon. I want to thank the teams for coming out, as well as sticking through the waiting-on-questions debacle and re-bracketin...
by AdamL
Fri Feb 27, 2009 9:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MUT mirror at Georgia Tech - 3/14/09
Replies: 1
Views: 579

Re: MUT mirror at Georgia Tech - 3/14/09

Field update:

College:
USC (1)
FSU (1)

HS:
Southside (1)
by AdamL
Fri Feb 27, 2009 9:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Georgia 2008-2009
Replies: 224
Views: 30981

Re: Georgia 2008-2009

Cross-post from the tournament announcements section: Georgia Tech will be hosting a mirror of MUT (Minnesota Undergrad Tournament) on 3/14, the weekend after GATA State. For more information, see the original thread at http://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=7288 Please contact me at a...
by AdamL
Wed Feb 18, 2009 5:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MUT mirror at Georgia Tech - 3/14/09
Replies: 1
Views: 579

MUT mirror at Georgia Tech - 3/14/09

Georgia Tech plans to host a mirror of MUT: Minnesota Undergrad Tournament on March 14, 2009. MUT is being played by HS teams from around the country at Weekend of Quizbowl on the same weekend as our tournament. For Georgia teams, note that this is the weekend after GATA state. Last year's set can b...
by AdamL
Wed Feb 18, 2009 4:31 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT mirror at Georgia Tech - 3/14/09
Replies: 4
Views: 1086

MUT mirror at Georgia Tech - 3/14/09

Georgia Tech plans to host a mirror of MUT on Saturday, March 14. Note that this is a week after most or all of the other sites will be hosting it. More details to come, but they should resemble the ones announced by Minnesota, namely: Packet-writing Packets are optional at all sites. Anyone submitt...
by AdamL
Tue Jan 27, 2009 2:07 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Discussion
Replies: 41
Views: 6116

Re: Penn Bowl Discussion

I'm trying to bear in mind what Matt said a few posts above, but given that my knowledge of opera is almost nil, I thought the tossup on Turandot had the whole thing about the guy answering the three questions too early (i.e. still in power).
by AdamL
Tue Jan 20, 2009 4:21 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Winter Southeast @ UGA (1/17/09)
Replies: 37
Views: 7615

Re: ACF Winter Southeast @ UGA (1/17/09)

This was brought up in the Winter discussion thread, but I'm addressing it here so it's not a distraction: First off, I want to say that this is not an attempt at completely justifying our decision to leave; in retrospect, and after speaking with people and learning some [apparent] basics about tour...
by AdamL
Tue Dec 09, 2008 2:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Winter Southeast @ UGA (1/17/09)
Replies: 37
Views: 7615

Re: ACF Winter Southeast @ UGA (1/17/09)

True, but there are one or two teams listed here that, as far as I know, didn't attend any of the 3 southeast Fall sites, which is partially what I meant.

But ah right, for some reason I temporarily forgot that UTK was on a Sunday. Yeah, that probably hurt.
by AdamL
Mon Dec 08, 2008 5:20 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Winter Southeast @ UGA (1/17/09)
Replies: 37
Views: 7615

Re: ACF Winter Southeast @ UGA (1/17/09)

Wow, this is awesome. Why wasn't there this much turnout for ACF Fall at UTK? :sad: Also, if that's Robert Slade listed as the open team, doesn't he go to GPC? (I'm asking this question out of ignorance, not anything else - at COTKU the "GPC" team was him playing solo, so that's why I'm asking) I wo...
by AdamL
Mon Dec 08, 2008 5:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: University of Georgia- Classic City Classic III (12/06/08)
Replies: 30
Views: 8723

Re: University of Georgia- Classic City Classic III (12/06/08)

Any update on this? Partial results I heard from Chattahoochee: CHS A going undefeated with Brookwood taking second and CHS B losing to those teams for, presumably, third. I also had a CHS player wondering if stats were kept and will be posted, as individual stats were apparently kept during the tou...
by AdamL
Sun Nov 23, 2008 7:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Brookwood Invitational Scholars Bowl (11/22/08)
Replies: 35
Views: 4852

Re: Brookwood Invitational Scholars Bowl (11/22/08)

Oh, okay. I didn't know those correction sheets were made by Brookwood (for some reason I remembered seeing "HSAPQ" on there somewhere, but I guess not)
by AdamL
Sun Nov 23, 2008 5:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Brookwood Invitational Scholars Bowl (11/22/08)
Replies: 35
Views: 4852

Re: Brookwood Invitational Scholars Bowl (11/22/08)

So, I'm not trying to argue too much for either side here - I understand that HSAPQ doesn't want their questions edited for various reasons -, but as a moderator at this tournament I have to say the set was full of typographical and grammar errors (such as missing words/phrases sometimes) that I had...
by AdamL
Sun Nov 23, 2008 4:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Brookwood Invitational Scholars Bowl (11/22/08)
Replies: 35
Views: 4852

Re: Brookwood Invitational Scholars Bowl (11/22/08)

Hey, where did he say he added in computational math?

(He didn't.)
by AdamL
Fri Nov 21, 2008 4:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Brookwood Invitational Scholars Bowl (11/22/08)
Replies: 35
Views: 4852

Re: Brookwood Invitational Scholars Bowl (11/22/08)

Not speaking on behalf of Mr. Barry, but he did say: Recent BISB's have featured 94-168 teams competing in what may well be the largest single high school quiz bowl hosted by one high school. The 168 team tourney was several years back, IIRC, and 96 teams is actually one of the lowest numbers I've s...
by AdamL
Tue Nov 18, 2008 1:37 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Yet another math thread (split from HFT)
Replies: 114
Views: 6844

Re: Yet another math thread (split from HFT)

Sorry to interrupt this train wreck, but:
AHS Eagles wrote: Thanks to Douglas for enlarging my cannon
Yeah, I'm mature like that
by AdamL
Mon Nov 17, 2008 5:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CATT 4 - (12/13/2008) - Chattahoochee H.S.
Replies: 19
Views: 3100

Re: CATT 4 - (12/13/2008) - Chattahoochee H.S.

Hey, so as pleased as I am to see the fourth incarnation of CATT approach 100 total teams, are you going to have enough readers to pull this off? I seem to remember struggling to find enough for the 70ish or so teams we had last year. Mr. Rountree, if you want me to recruit some slaves from GT, let ...
by AdamL
Sat Nov 08, 2008 2:06 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall at UTK 11/9/08
Replies: 33
Views: 7193

Re: ACF Fall at UTK 11/9/08

With 6 teams, I would suggest what we did for regionals last year - a double RR and then do mini brackets of top 3 and bottom 3, with finals if necessary. Since it's on a Sunday, I'm guessing people won't want to play up to 17 games for triple RR plus finals. Plus, this allows for any rounds contai...
by AdamL
Fri Nov 07, 2008 10:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall at UTK 11/9/08
Replies: 33
Views: 7193

Re: ACF Fall at UTK 11/9/08

Hey, so if Louisville doesn't show up, leaving the field at 6 teams, might I suggest we do a triple round robin... I'd prefer that to the 10 + finals we'd be getting from the double RR, and plus, The ACF rules require a minimum of 11 games in normal circumstances I don't know if 10 + finals counts s...
by AdamL
Fri Nov 07, 2008 9:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall at UTK 11/9/08
Replies: 33
Views: 7193

Re: ACF Fall at UTK 11/9/08

Yeah, it turns out that we won't be able to bring a buzzer to this. Sorry for the inconvenience.
by AdamL
Thu Nov 06, 2008 3:20 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall at UTK 11/9/08
Replies: 33
Views: 7193

Re: ACF Fall at UTK 11/9/08

Dang, what happened to Cincinnati? And I guess Louisville, for that matter...

The Adam/George team is planning to bring at least 1 buzzer
by AdamL
Tue Nov 04, 2008 7:37 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall at UTK 11/9/08
Replies: 33
Views: 7193

Re: ACF Fall at UTK 11/9/08

Any further field updates?

What will be the format for this tourney? Voting for double round robin if the field stands at 8. I would much prefer that (14 rounds + finals) than a single round robin followed by whatever playoff system would be created.
by AdamL
Wed Oct 29, 2008 3:39 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall at UTK 11/9/08
Replies: 33
Views: 7193

Re: ACF Fall at UTK 11/9/08

Hi, just to clarify, at this point GT is NOT coming as far as I know (Scotti, I sent you an email regarding this matter as well, just wanted to make sure people weren't like... banking on that or something because of this thread)
by AdamL
Sun Oct 19, 2008 5:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Non-question-specific criticisms of IS-80A
Replies: 253
Views: 21781

Re: Non-question-specific criticisms of IS-80A

I've found that A sets are worse written than IS sets, and IS sets are written more poorly than the HSNCT. My point is that as the difficulty goes up, the quality goes up. Last year the A-set I heard (the one at U of Alabama at the beginning of the year) was the best quality NAQT set I heard all ye...
by AdamL
Sun Oct 19, 2008 5:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: COTKU at UT-Chattanooga 10/18/08
Replies: 95
Views: 13626

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: COTKU at UT-Chattanooga 10/18/08

This set kicked our asses. (speaking for my team)

Edit: apparently the phrase "take names" doesn't mean exactly what I thought it meant.
by AdamL
Mon Oct 13, 2008 7:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT Discussion
Replies: 107
Views: 18941

Re: EFT Discussion

Same for Daichi and I, although we rode the Francis Ford Coppola train to zeroville. Yeah, same thing for us. Also, this is more of a question than any sort of complaint, because I'm not familiar enough with the canon to know: was the econ in this tournament (I'm mostly referring to the bonuses) of...