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by Panayot Hitov
Thu May 23, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Reel Knowledge: A Fine Arts Film Set
Replies: 2
Views: 554

Re: Reel Knowledge: A Fine Arts Film Set

technical questions! :party: :party: :party: :party:

can't wait
by Panayot Hitov
Tue May 07, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Practices, Scrimmages, Online Packets, and Playtesting
Topic: Florida A Nats Submission
Replies: 3
Views: 818

Re: Florida A Nats Submission

These are some cool :cool: questions, good job!
by Panayot Hitov
Fri Mar 29, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: PIANO / Minnesota Open @ UMN, 3/30
Replies: 27
Views: 5167

Re: PIANO / Minnesota Open @ UMN, 3/30

We lost our 4th - anyone in minnesota want to join us tomorrow, email me - pkirkdavidoff at gmail
by Panayot Hitov
Sat Dec 22, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: Theory
Topic: Why isn't Bollywood canon?
Replies: 20
Views: 4739

Re: Why isn't Bollywood canon?

Mira Nair is more Parallel Cinema than Bollywood. Bollywood really should be canon in quizbowl, but tbf it is really treated as separate from the "western canon" in most film studies classes, so it's not like quizbowl is a glaring outlier. In terms of important directors that should come up more, Gu...
by Panayot Hitov
Thu Nov 08, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: ACF Fall 2018 - Thanks and General Discussion
Replies: 28
Views: 7415

Re: ACF Fall 2018 - Thanks and General Discussion

In terms of thought, I felt that some of the questions were too difficult, like the tossup on Germany beginning with a clue about Kracauer, who (as far as I know) is still far from a canonical theorist outside of German departments (which is where I learned about him For what it's worth I've run in...
by Panayot Hitov
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Where are You Going Next Year (Collegiate 2018)
Replies: 27
Views: 14831

Re: Where are You Going Next Year (Collegiate 2018)

I will be remaining in Northfield next year and will hopefully have a car, so I should be good to staff various events.
by Panayot Hitov
Wed Jun 06, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Boston Summer Open I
Replies: 59
Views: 17201

Re: Boston Summer Open I

The Billiards Fool wrote:
Periplus of the Erythraean Sea wrote:
CPiGuy wrote:For what it's worth, I would strongly prefer that the tournament keep its original date.
Same
by Panayot Hitov
Sat Jun 02, 2018 11:43 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Boston Summer Open I
Replies: 59
Views: 17201

Re: Boston Summer Open I

The Stately Rhododendron wrote:I'm working in the White Mountains this summer, so I should be able to come down (perhaps with my better half as well :razz: ).
i'm not sure if he means me, but i'll be there as well
by Panayot Hitov
Fri Mar 02, 2018 3:17 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Cal's Mid-Spring Tournament @ UMN (3/3/18)
Replies: 49
Views: 13369

Re: Cal's Mid-Spring Tournament @ UMN (3/3/18)

I have also not been emailed.
by Panayot Hitov
Wed Feb 28, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Cal's Mid-Spring Tournament @ UMN (3/3/18)
Replies: 49
Views: 13369

Re: Cal's Mid-Spring Tournament @ UMN (3/3/18)

Me, Kazuma, and Harris are looking for a fourth since Conner can't make it. Lit knowledge preferred, but really any fourth player would be good. Also, Jakob and I are staying at a hotel near the airport and need a ride Saturday morning. IF anyone could pick either of us on the way to UMN Saturday m...
by Panayot Hitov
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: On the Role of the Discord
Replies: 9
Views: 4371

Re: On the Role of the Discord

As Ike has mentioned before, the problems that drew me away from Discord, as well as the problems described in these posts, seem to be concentrated in MW's behavior. He has been a nice guy in my limited real-world interactions with him, but he can be (and often is) really mean-spirited online, and i...
by Panayot Hitov
Tue Nov 28, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2018 ACF Regionals Global Announcement (1/20/18)
Replies: 43
Views: 32389

Re: 2018 ACF Regionals Global Announcement (1/20/18)

Nero D'Avola wrote:Hey, Carleton's been waiting on its distro for a few days, can we get it?
Resolved!
by Panayot Hitov
Sat Nov 25, 2017 1:31 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: Festivus (Dec 23rd, 2017)
Replies: 48
Views: 17864

Re: Festivus (Dec 23rd, 2017)

peteh725 wrote:I am beginning work on P.R.O.B.S.T., a small Survivor based trivia packet that I should hopefully have ready for the event!

:party: :party: :party:
by Panayot Hitov
Sat Nov 25, 2017 1:29 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2018 ACF Regionals Global Announcement (1/20/18)
Replies: 43
Views: 32389

Re: 2018 ACF Regionals Global Announcement (1/20/18)

Hey, Carleton's been waiting on its distro for a few days, can we get it?
by Panayot Hitov
Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:30 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: ACF Fall 2017 Thanks and Discussion
Replies: 31
Views: 8191

Re: ACF Fall 2017 Thanks and Discussion

I liked this set a decent amount; it had some pretty fun questions, and was pretty fair in its difficulty. I did have an issue with the Alfred the Great tossup mentioning the "griddle cakes" story, which I thought had been thankfully removed from quizbowl long ago. I also wish that there was more fi...
by Panayot Hitov
Sun Nov 05, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ACF Fall - November 4th, 2017
Replies: 35
Views: 22565

Re: ACF Fall - November 4th, 2017

Hey, is there going to be a discussion forum set up?
by Panayot Hitov
Tue Oct 10, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Scattergories 2
Replies: 23
Views: 8038

Re: Scattergories 2

oh goodie
by Panayot Hitov
Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:30 am
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Quiz bowl documentaries
Replies: 5
Views: 2861

Re: Quiz bowl documentaries

I've been thinking about this for a while, and finally got around to writing about it. There's a few options: There are the long, multiple part ones, like the ones ken burns does. Some people really like those! I don't, but I did really like one done on New Zealand called Revolution . It's all about...
by Panayot Hitov
Thu Sep 07, 2017 2:12 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: EFT 2017 University of Minnesota (10/14/2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 2023

Re: EFT 2017 University of Minnesota (10/14/2017)

TADAmyusername wrote: Please note the date has changed from 10/7/2017 to 10/14/2017.
:sad: :sad:
by Panayot Hitov
Tue Jul 11, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NASAT + Side Events at MIT (July 29, 2017)
Replies: 15
Views: 5145

Re: NASAT + Side Events at MIT (July 29, 2017)

looking for teammates, i know film and some other stuff
by Panayot Hitov
Thu May 25, 2017 2:21 am
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Pre-Nats Poll
Replies: 14
Views: 7597

Re: Pre-Nats Poll

Remember, at the end of the day it's not about PPB, it's about PPL...PeoPLe
by Panayot Hitov
Mon May 08, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Scattergories (February 2017)
Replies: 20
Views: 9025

Re: Scattergories (February 2017)

Read through a couple of packets at practice today. Great film questions!
by Panayot Hitov
Mon May 08, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: 2017 Cooper Awards - Congratulations to Winners
Replies: 8
Views: 4616

Re: 2017 Cooper Awards - Congratulations to Winners

Fred Morlan was very nice, calm, and accomodating at NSC 2014 when my teammate had a health emergency and I am very grateful for that. Thank you so much Fred, for that and for everything else.
by Panayot Hitov
Sun Apr 23, 2017 10:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals Thanks and Discussion
Replies: 70
Views: 25450

Re: ACF Nationals Thanks and Discussion

I thouroughly enjoyed myself! Also, *as a film major*, I thought the changes in the fine arts category were great! I had a great time with those questions, especially the one on theory in the UVA/WUSTL/Toronto/Florida/Amherst packet.
by Panayot Hitov
Thu Apr 13, 2017 2:06 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Documenting plagiarism
Replies: 20
Views: 7838

Re: Documenting plagiarism

I sometimes come across plagiarism in old sets and just brush it off since most were written a decent amount of time ago, but I feel like having a thread to document egregious examples would be fun. This is not meant to be witch-hunty since most of the offenders probably aren't even active anymore;...
by Panayot Hitov
Mon Mar 27, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ACF Nationals 2017 (4/22 - 4/23)
Replies: 44
Views: 29907

Re: ACF Nationals 2017 (4/22 - 4/23)

Hey, Carleton submitted a packet last night, but it's not listed. Was it received?
by Panayot Hitov
Sat Mar 25, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements
Replies: 577
Views: 266994

Re: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements

Demanding Supply wrote:I finished writing a packet of 20/0 on The Wire a couple of weeks ago. Would there be any interest in me reading it on the IRC?
Very interested
by Panayot Hitov
Wed Mar 01, 2017 2:07 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals Planning
Replies: 9
Views: 3673

ACF Nationals Planning

Hi everyone, Carleton College is going to ACF Nationals! :party: ACF Nationals is in New York City! I am having a hard time figuring out what to do re: lodging in NYC Hotels nearby are expensive, hostels nearby are cheap, hotels far away are cheap. BUT: It occured to me that some people on the forum...
by Panayot Hitov
Sun Feb 19, 2017 12:45 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2017 ACF Regionals - specific-question discussion
Replies: 90
Views: 18209

Re: 2017 ACF Regionals - specific-question discussion

I really enjoyed the "Odessa Steps" question, thank you to whoever wrote that!
by Panayot Hitov
Sun Feb 19, 2017 12:43 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2017 ACF Regionals - thanks and general discussion
Replies: 39
Views: 7937

Re: 2017 ACF Regionals - thanks and general discussion

I had a lot of fun playing this, and I am personally very happy to hear that some of Carleton's questions made it into the set, for the first time in a while. Thanks to everyone for writing/editing/proofreading this!
by Panayot Hitov
Sun Feb 19, 2017 12:06 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2017 ACF Regionals @ University of Minnesota (2/18/17)
Replies: 4
Views: 2528

Re: 2017 ACF Regionals @ University of Minnesota (2/18/17)

UMN A won
Carleton A won the Undergraduate title
St. Olaf won the D2 title

but.....

Everyone won in the end! :grin:

Thanks for hosting, Minnesota!
by Panayot Hitov
Tue Feb 14, 2017 2:10 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2017 ICT bids
Replies: 157
Views: 37167

Re: 2017 ICT bids

And I thought 16th was safe...should have gone to Upstate NY! Yeah, who needs teams like Duke, McGill, Chicago B, Penn, Harvard, Brown, and Princeton at their nationals? Want to split a flight to Colorado next Spring? guess you gotta draw the line somewhere EDIT: Anyway, I'm really pissed about thi...
by Panayot Hitov
Sun Feb 05, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2017 SCT general discussion
Replies: 18
Views: 2356

Re: 2017 SCT general discussion

randomguy1997 wrote: 2. There were a few "oddball" inclusions, such as Mystery Science Theater 3000.
This tossup was the highlight of my life
by Panayot Hitov
Fri Jan 27, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Minnesota 2016-2017
Replies: 0
Views: 1111

Minnesota 2016-2017

Just popping in here because we ran Snow CAT last week and I got my first look at the scene this season: Wayzata and Eden Prairie remain the strongest schools. Wayzata A, in particular, is a very good team this year, and could definitely match their t-13th performance at HSNCT. They were above 24 pp...
by Panayot Hitov
Thu Jan 26, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DC Metro 2016-2017 Date Claim Thread
Replies: 55
Views: 29544

Re: DC Metro 2016-2017 Date Claim Thread

Irreligion in Bangladesh wrote:If you can't make to NHBB's Northern Virginia tournament at TJ next Saturday, you're in luck: we will be hosting B Set at River Hill HS, just up the road in Clarksville, Maryland, on March 18th. You can now register for the tournament. Thank you!
That is an extremely figurative road
by Panayot Hitov
Sat Jan 21, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SnowCAT at Carleton College (1/21/17, IS-162)
Replies: 4
Views: 2115

Re: SnowCAT at Carleton College (1/21/17, IS-162)

Final Stats. Wayzata won its last playoff bracket game against EP Both teams decided to treat that as a final and went home.
by Panayot Hitov
Sat Jan 21, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SnowCAT at Carleton College (1/21/17, IS-162)
Replies: 4
Views: 2115

Re: SnowCAT at Carleton College (1/21/17, IS-162)

Prelim Stats are up. SPA ended up coming, then promptly dropping and turning around.
by Panayot Hitov
Thu Jan 12, 2017 1:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SnowCAT at Carleton College (1/21/17, IS-162)
Replies: 4
Views: 2115

Re: SnowCAT at Carleton College (1/21/17, IS-162)

The field has now been expanded to 24 teams!
by Panayot Hitov
Wed Jan 11, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: Templates for schedules
Replies: 3
Views: 2365

Re: Templates for schedules

RexSueciae wrote:This thing?
This was it, thanks!
by Panayot Hitov
Tue Jan 10, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: Templates for schedules
Replies: 3
Views: 2365

Templates for schedules

Hey, I remember someone making a google sheets that had a template for a schedule for every iteration of teams at a tournament. It was in the forums at some point, but I can't find it. Does anyone else remeber what I'm talking about?
by Panayot Hitov
Wed Jan 04, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SnowCAT at Carleton College (1/21/17, IS-162)
Replies: 4
Views: 2115

Re: SnowCAT at Carleton College (1/21/17, IS-162)

Post has been updated with more info.
by Panayot Hitov
Fri Dec 23, 2016 2:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SnowCAT at Carleton College (1/21/17, IS-162)
Replies: 4
Views: 2115

SnowCAT at Carleton College (1/21/17, IS-162)

Hello! I am pleased to announce that Carleton College will be hosting our annual high school tournament, SnowCAT, on Saturday, January 21st, 2017 in scenic Northfield, Minnesota! We will hold this tournament in Olin Hall and the Language and Dining Center (LDC). Here is the fee structure for our tou...
by Panayot Hitov
Tue Oct 04, 2016 10:03 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NAQT Collegiate Novice @ Carleton College (10/1) (IS-158C)
Replies: 2
Views: 1767

Re: NAQT Collegiate Novice @ Carleton College (10/1) (IS-158

St. Olaf A won, with UMN A in 2nd and Carleton A coming in 3rd. We'll post full stats later when we correct them, hopefully by the end of the week.
by Panayot Hitov
Sat Sep 03, 2016 12:45 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NAQT Collegiate Novice @ Carleton College (10/1) (IS-158C)
Replies: 2
Views: 1767

Re: NAQT Collegiate Novice @ Carleton College (10/1) (IS-158

We will officially be in Olin Hall, and the field will be capped at 8 teams initially.
by Panayot Hitov
Sat Aug 20, 2016 12:19 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NAQT Collegiate Novice @ Carleton College (10/1) (IS-158C)
Replies: 2
Views: 1767

NAQT Collegiate Novice @ Carleton College (10/1) (IS-158C)

Carleton College is happy to announce that we will be hosting a mirror of NAQT's Collegiate Novice set on Oct. 1st, 2016 in scenic Northfield, MN. We will hold this tournament in Olin Hall, and start around 9:30 AM. This tournament is geared to new players and teams, and is initially capped at 8 tea...
by Panayot Hitov
Wed Jun 22, 2016 3:15 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Maryland summer practice
Replies: 18
Views: 6579

Re: Maryland summer practice

I'll be there tomorrow
by Panayot Hitov
Wed Jun 01, 2016 3:46 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: NorCal PACE NSC Hype Video
Replies: 5
Views: 2650

Re: NorCal PACE NSC Hype Video

merv1618 wrote:
Steeve Ho You Fat wrote:Y'all need Vorticity to release a diss track on other regions
by Panayot Hitov
Fri May 13, 2016 3:08 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACE 2016 Summer Classic (June 24 – 26)
Replies: 7
Views: 3657

Re: ACE 2016 Summer Classic (June 24 – 26)

Nick wrote: The Champion of each division (High School, Collegiate, and Masters) receives an exciting new custom trophy called the Golden Buzzer

#gimmickinfringement
by Panayot Hitov
Thu May 05, 2016 11:10 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Buzzer repairs and sales
Replies: 6
Views: 4127

Re: Buzzer repairs and sales

Has anyone heard of this brand (Rolls) ? I saw a teacher on Donors Choose requesting these today. They look halfway decent, but I've just never heard of anyone using them. If it turns out that they work and hold up decently well, they'd be a pretty cheap option. Definitely encountered these at some...