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by Valefor
Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2018-2019 KQBA Goldenrod Cup
Replies: 2
Views: 512

Re: 2018-2019 KQBA Goldenrod Cup

Congratulations to the following teams who earned Goldenrod Cup points at the 2018 Scottie and at 2018 UK Fall! The 2018 Scottie 1. (not KY) 2. (not KY) 3. (not KY) 4. Henderson Co. -- 7 pts 5. Dunbar A -- 6 pts 6. (not KY) 7. (not KY) 8. (not KY) 9. Woodford Co. A -- 2 pts 10. Dunbar B -- 1 pt UK F...
by Valefor
Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: CO Trash online mirror ANNOUNCEMENT (Sun., 9/23)
Replies: 22
Views: 2890

Re: CO Trash online mirror ANNOUNCEMENT (Sun., 9/23)

This set was, like the previous set, and absolute joy. Thanks again for organizing this. :)
by Valefor
Fri Sep 21, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: CO Trash online mirror ANNOUNCEMENT (Sun., 9/23)
Replies: 22
Views: 2890

Re: CO Trash online mirror ANNOUNCEMENT (Sun., 9/23)

If you are putting free agents together, I am happy to join Jonathan in defending our CO Trash Online 2016 title. :)
by Valefor
Mon Sep 17, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2018-2019 KQBA Goldenrod Cup
Replies: 2
Views: 512

2018-2019 KQBA Goldenrod Cup

The Kentucky Quizbowl Alliance is excited to announce the FIFTH annual edition of the Goldenrod Cup! The Goldenrod Cup is an annual competition that aggregates the results of affiliated good quizbowl tournaments held in the state of Kentucky. A Kentucky team who wins a Goldenrod Cup event will recei...
by Valefor
Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: SNICK: Global Announcement (All 90s, Late Summer 2018)
Replies: 27
Views: 5564

Re: SNICK: Global Announcement (All 90s, Late Summer 2018)

Cheynem wrote:Could there be an online mirror of this?
by Valefor
Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Human Use of Human Beings Online Playtest - Wed 7/11 9PM EDT
Replies: 7
Views: 1395

Re: Human Use of Human Beings Online Playtest - Wed 7/11 9PM

Thanks for reading, Mike. :) This set was just as much of a blast as the previous two events.
by Valefor
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Nats Season 2019)
Replies: 7
Views: 1143

Re: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Nats Season 2019)

My goal is to cover all major eras and genres from early games to the modern day, and I plan for every packet to have content from each era and genre. That said, because of how I plan to approach the answer line selection, I don't want to lock myself into saying that there will definitively be X num...
by Valefor
Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Nats Season 2019)
Replies: 7
Views: 1143

GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Nats Season 2019)

This is the formal announcement for GOLBEZ , a video games set that will be run during nationals season 2019, and which will be written and edited by me, Jason Thompson, with guest contributions from Billy Busse and Andrew Wang. ** Why "GOLBEZ"? This tournament is named in honor of Golbez, the dog I...
by Valefor
Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: TOEJAMANDEARL: Global Announcement (Video Game Tournament)
Replies: 33
Views: 9923

Re: TOEJAMANDEARL: Global Announcement (Video Game Tournamen

Valefor wrote:Assuming I remember to put it in my backpack before I leave for the airport Friday,
The prize is, in fact, in my backpack.
by Valefor
Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2017-18 KQBA Goldenrod Cup
Replies: 7
Views: 2878

Re: 2017-18 KQBA Goldenrod Cup

Congratulations to the following teams, who earned Goldenrod Cup points at LSAT this past weekend! 1. Glasgow A -- 10 2. Dunbar A -- 9 3. Louisville Eastern -- 8 4. Henderson Co. A -- 7 5. (Out of state team) 6. Trinity -- 5 7. Danville -- 4 8. Dunbar B -- 3 With that being the final Goldenrod Cup t...
by Valefor
Sun Apr 08, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: TOEJAMANDEARL: Global Announcement (Video Game Tournament)
Replies: 33
Views: 9923

Re: TOEJAMANDEARL: Global Announcement (Video Game Tournamen

Assuming I remember to put it in my backpack before I leave for the airport Friday, I will be bringing a--ahem--"collection of classic games," shall we call it, that I found while cleaning out my apartment to put up as a prize for this, which I will then attempt to win back. Erik knows what I'm talk...
by Valefor
Thu Mar 15, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2017-18 KQBA Goldenrod Cup
Replies: 7
Views: 2878

Re: 2017-18 KQBA Goldenrod Cup

Congratulations to the following teams who earned Goldenrod Cup points at KQBA State! (Sincere apologies for the delay in getting this up...I got sidetracked with a bunch of stuff the last couple of weeks and it simply slipped my mind.) 1. Henderson County -- 10 points 2. Dunbar A -- 9 points 3. Gla...
by Valefor
Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: Kentucky MS State -- 4/21 @ Noe in Louisville
Replies: 1
Views: 736

Re: Kentucky MS State -- 4/21 @ Noe in Louisville

(This post reserved for information and other updates)
by Valefor
Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: Kentucky MS State -- 4/21 @ Noe in Louisville
Replies: 1
Views: 736

Kentucky MS State -- 4/21 @ Noe in Louisville

The Kentucky Quiz Bowl Alliance is pleased to announce our FOURTH Annual Middle School State Championship! When: April 21, 2018 / Registration @ 9:00am EST :: Play begins @ 10:00am EST (This is Thunder Over Louisville Saturday.) Where: Noe Middle School :: 121 W Lee Street / Louisville KY 40208 Ques...
by Valefor
Sun Jan 21, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2017-18 KQBA Goldenrod Cup
Replies: 7
Views: 2878

Re: 2017-18 KQBA Goldenrod Cup

Congratulations to the Kentucky teams who earned Goldenrod Cup points at the 2018 FCAT and Woodford County Invitational! FCAT 1. Dunbar A -- 10 points 2. Henderson County -- 9 points 3. Woodford County A -- 8 points 4. Raceland -- 7 points t-5. Paul Blazer (Ashland) -- 5.5 points t-5. Johnson Centra...
by Valefor
Mon Jan 15, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: TOEJAMANDEARL: Global Announcement (Video Game Tournament)
Replies: 33
Views: 9923

Re: TOEJAMANDEARL: Global Announcement (Video Game Tournamen

I'd prefer in-person at ICT, since I'll definitely be there.
by Valefor
Mon Dec 04, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: PB 2017: Specific Questions Discussion
Replies: 43
Views: 2486

Re: PB 2017: Specific Questions Discussion

For what it's worth, I got the bassoon tossup on the John Williams clue; I have a CD of that piece somewhere in the stacks in my apartment. :) That said, having seen the whole thing, I agree that it's pretty hard for a regular difficulty tossup on the instrument. Could I please see the music bonuses...
by Valefor
Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2017-18 KQBA Goldenrod Cup
Replies: 7
Views: 2878

Re: 2017-18 KQBA Goldenrod Cup

Congratulations to the following teams, who earned Goldenrod Cup points at Hilltopper and Class Act! WKU Hilltopper 2. Henderson A -- 9 points 3. Glasgow -- 8 points 5. Dunbar A -- 6 points 6. Adair Co. A -- 5 points 7. Daviess Co. -- 4 points 8. Danville -- 3 points 9. Henderson B -- 2 points 10. G...
by Valefor
Sun Nov 26, 2017 9:47 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: GRAB BAG - Skype Mirror 11/26/17
Replies: 13
Views: 4351

Re: GRAB BAG - Skype Mirror 11/26/17

Is it too late to sign up for this and jump on one of the 3 person teams? I wasn't sure if I was going to be free until this morning, but I am.
by Valefor
Sun Nov 12, 2017 12:41 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: TOEJAMANDEARL: Global Announcement (Video Game Tournament)
Replies: 33
Views: 9923

Re: TOEJAMANDEARL: Global Announcement (Video Game Tournamen

Mike Bentley wrote:I'd be super interested in a Skype mirror of this tournament if someone wanted to organize that.
by Valefor
Sun Oct 29, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2017-18 KQBA Goldenrod Cup
Replies: 7
Views: 2878

Re: 2017-18 KQBA Goldenrod Cup

Congratulations to the following teams who earned GC points at the Casey Young Memorial Tournament! 1. Glasgow A - 10 2. Manual A - 9 3. Blazer A - 8 4. Woodford A - 7 5. Campbell A - 6 6. Simon Kenton A - 5 7. Manual B - 4 8. Daviess A - 3 t-9. Eastern A - 1 t-9. Trinity A - 1 t-9. Adair A - 1 (2 +...
by Valefor
Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2017-18 KQBA Goldenrod Cup
Replies: 7
Views: 2878

Re: 2017 KQBA Goldenrod Cup

It's Goldenrod Cup update time! Congratulations to the following Kentucky teams who earned Cup points at the Russell Invitational and at UK Fall! Russell Invitational 1) Dunbar A - 10 points 2) Glasgow - 9 points 3) Dunbar B - 8 points t-4) Paul Blazer - 6.5 points t-4) Woodford County A - 6.5 point...
by Valefor
Fri Sep 22, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2017-18 KQBA Goldenrod Cup
Replies: 7
Views: 2878

Re: 2017 KQBA Goldenrod Cup

After the 2017 Glasgow Scottie, the initial Goldenrod Cup standings are as follows:

1. duPont Manual -- 5 points
2. Dunbar -- 2 points
3. Henderson County -- 1 point
by Valefor
Sat Aug 19, 2017 8:29 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: There Will Be Stock Clues
Replies: 31
Views: 11449

Re: There Will Be Stock Clues

Any chance for a Skype mirror of this?
by Valefor
Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Chicago Open Discussion
Replies: 32
Views: 11775

Re: Chicago Open Discussion

Hello everyone. I'll keep this relatively short, but as the classical music editor for this tournament, I wanted to offer some brief thoughts on how I approached this. First, I want to sincerely thank everyone who wrote a music tossup or bonus for their team's submissions. :smile: I really enjoyed w...
by Valefor
Fri Jul 21, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open Predictions
Replies: 7
Views: 2326

Re: Chicago Open Predictions

Cheynem wrote:16. Lousy, Stinking, Francophobic, Bacon-Loving Bastards
I hereby vote that everyone on this team be given the last name of "Rowsdower" in the stats.
by Valefor
Wed Jun 28, 2017 9:13 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Modern World II - Possibility for Summer 2018? Discuss
Replies: 17
Views: 4939

Re: Modern World II - Possibility for Summer 2018? Discuss

Assuming the guidelines laid out in the opening post are adhered to, I would be interested in playing this tournament and submitting a packet.
by Valefor
Wed Jun 21, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2017 NAQT HSNCT: Congratulations Hunter!
Replies: 12
Views: 9012

Re: 2017 NAQT HSNCT: Congratulations Hunter!

For those of you who care about such things, HSNCT podcast editing is nearly (83.3%) done, and with any luck things should be on their way to Jonah mid-to-late next week at the latest--to hopefully be posted soon after. :smile:
by Valefor
Sat Jun 17, 2017 5:23 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: First One Hunna Days (Election 2016) **UPDATE** read OP
Replies: 47
Views: 13165

Re: First One Hunna Days (Election 2016) **UPDATE** read OP

mozzarella wrote:Also if there's enough demand and a group of people want to play but this isn't a good time for them, I can host a second one at a better time! Just LMK; I want everyone to have fun.
I would also really like to play this, since I couldn't be around for it last night.
by Valefor
Fri Jun 09, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: TOEJAMANDEARL: Global Announcement (Video Game Tournament)
Replies: 33
Views: 9923

Re: TOEJAMANDEARL: Global Announcement (Video Game Tournamen

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CyZoe-r9qb0

I eagerly await finding out what the closest mirror of this to me is. :grin:
by Valefor
Tue May 30, 2017 12:04 pm
Forum: National Tournaments
Topic: 2017 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 105
Views: 38135

Re: 2017 HSNCT discussion

Well, you'd have to read the previous items in the thread, and live in America in 2017, for it to make sense... or meta-nonsense, as intended, but I think the genre is recognizable. If you think it sucks, I can live with that. But what about the lack of art questions? That was a straight-up questio...
by Valefor
Sun May 21, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2016-17 KQBA Goldenrod Cup
Replies: 14
Views: 5088

Re: 2016-17 KQBA Goldenrod Cup

The following teams earned Goldenrod Cup points at UK Spring: 1. Henderson A -- 10 points t-3 (out of 4 teams). Woodford A -- 6.5 points ((8+7+6+5)/4) t-3 (out of 4 teams). Danville -- 6.5 points ((8+7+6+5)/4) t-7 (out of 3 teams). Glasgow -- 3 points ((4+3+2)/3) t-7 (out of 3 teams). Raceland -- 3 ...
by Valefor
Wed Apr 26, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: "YO, Pass the AUX Cord, You'd Better Not Read" TRASH Set
Replies: 80
Views: 19872

Re: "YO, Pass the AUX Cord, You'd Better Not Read" TRASH Set

I would be interested in playing this at SSNCT.
by Valefor
Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:57 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2017 Division II ICT: specific question discussion
Replies: 22
Views: 2056

Re: 2017 Division II ICT: specific question discussion

Is there a reason why in the Div II version of the tossup on m.a.a.d., the word acronym is out of power but in the div I version acronym is still in power? Powermarks get added during set editing, which occurs after the D1 questions are converted to D2 and subject edited. In rare cases, you can get...
by Valefor
Fri Apr 07, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: Packet Sub: Things you liked in high school
Replies: 41
Views: 13005

Re: Packet Sub: Things you liked in high school

10-tossup packet sent.
by Valefor
Wed Apr 05, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Packet Sub: Things you liked in high school
Replies: 41
Views: 13005

Re: Packet Sub: Things you liked in high school

I will probably end up having a packet of 10-ish tossups for this.
by Valefor
Wed Mar 22, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2016-17 KQBA Goldenrod Cup
Replies: 14
Views: 5088

Re: 2016-17 KQBA Goldenrod Cup

Congratulations to all the teams who earned Goldenrod Cup points this past weekend at LSAT! 1. Dunbar B -- 10 points 2. Manual A -- 9 points t-3. Henderson A t-3. Woodford A -- 7 points each ((8+7+6)/3) t-3. Dunbar A t-6. Glasgow A -- 4.5 points each ((5+4)/2) t-6. Manual B 8. Danville -- 3 points 9...
by Valefor
Sun Mar 05, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Your Travel Disaster Stories
Replies: 51
Views: 21459

Re: Your Travel Disaster Stories

Hwæt! The buzzer-danes in days gone by and the TDs who ruled them had courage and greatness. We have heard of those princes' heroic campaigns, from Bowling Green (of massacre fame) to Louisville. In 2017, Kentucky Quizbowl Alliance State was held at Western Kentucky University, and myself, Ramapriya...
by Valefor
Sun Mar 05, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2016-17 KQBA Goldenrod Cup
Replies: 14
Views: 5088

Re: 2016-17 KQBA Goldenrod Cup

Congratulations to all teams who earned points at KQBA State yesterday at WKU! Henderson County A won both games of an advantaged final to claim the championship over Woodford County A. 1. Henderson County A -- 10 points 2. Woodford County A -- 9 points 3. Dunbar A -- 8 points 4. Glasgow A -- 7 poin...
by Valefor
Tue Feb 28, 2017 9:11 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: Packet Sub: Things you liked in high school
Replies: 41
Views: 13005

Re: Packet Sub: Things you liked in high school

I'll write some stuff for this. Keep in mind I graduated HS in 2001.
by Valefor
Thu Feb 16, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2017 ICT bids
Replies: 157
Views: 27674

Re: 2017 ICT bids

Matthew makes a couple of points I'd like to follow-up on, especially in lieu of the suggestion from a few people in this thread regarding the complete elimination of host bids to ICT. According to the D-values list, 142 teams played SCT D2 this year. Feel free to correct me if I'm wrong, but as far...
by Valefor
Wed Feb 08, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2017 Division I SCT: specific question discussion
Replies: 24
Views: 1292

Re: 2017 Division I SCT: specific question discussion

Could I see the text of the "old age" in art tossup? I buzzed in on the first line with "prudence" on the depiction of the lion, which the tossup says was actually a depiction of old age; I was under the impression that the wolf on the left of the painting below the old man was actually the depicti...
by Valefor
Thu Feb 02, 2017 4:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT rules revisions 2017
Replies: 44
Views: 14505

Re: NAQT rules revisions 2017

Speaking as a usual part of the moderating corps that Rob mentions, I would certainly not be averse to being asked/required to read 24/24 at both SCT and ICT.
by Valefor
Mon Jan 30, 2017 10:05 am
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: Kentucky Quizbowl Alliance MS State - 4/15 @ Noe, Louisville
Replies: 1
Views: 1810

Re: Kentucky Quizbowl Alliance MS State - 4/15 @ Noe, Louisv

(This post reserved for further information (food orders, directions, etc.) as need be as the tournament nears)
by Valefor
Mon Jan 30, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: Middle School Quizbowl Announcements & Discussion
Topic: Kentucky Quizbowl Alliance MS State - 4/15 @ Noe, Louisville
Replies: 1
Views: 1810

Kentucky Quizbowl Alliance MS State - 4/15 @ Noe, Louisville

The Kentucky Quiz Bowl Alliance is pleased to announce our THIRD Annual Middle School State Championship! When: April 15, 2017 / Registration @ 9:00am EST :: Play begins @ 10:00am EST (This is three weeks before Derby, so it should be the weekend BEFORE Thunder Over Louisville.) Where: Noe Middle Sc...
by Valefor
Wed Jan 25, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2016-17 KQBA Goldenrod Cup
Replies: 14
Views: 5088

Re: 2016-17 KQBA Goldenrod Cup

Congratulations to the following teams for earning Goldenrod Cup points at the 2017 FCAT and the 2017 Madisonville Rotary International Challenge! FCAT 1. Dunbar -- 10 points 2. Glasgow -- 9 points 3. Henderson Co. A -- 8 points 4. Danville -- 7 points 5/6. Daviess Co. / Russell (A) -- 5.5 points ea...
by Valefor
Mon Jan 09, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Terrapin XXIX Skype mirror (January 7, 2017)
Replies: 7
Views: 2319

Re: Terrapin XXIX Skype mirror (January 7, 2017)

I think the scores for Pointy-Talky Card's first match against Dillon/Foos are reversed...we won both of those games.

Thanks again to you guys for taking your Saturday to run the tournament. :smile: It was a lot of fun to play!
by Valefor
Fri Jan 06, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Terrapin XXIX Skype mirror (January 7, 2017)
Replies: 7
Views: 2319

Re: Terrapin XXIX Skype mirror (January 7, 2017)

Thanks! It looks like all 6 team slots have initially been taken at this point, so if it's okay I'll just wait til tomorrow morning and hop onto whatever space needs filling.

EDIT: Alternatively, Daniel and Jonathan, it looks like you have two open spots right now...do you care if I join you all?
by Valefor
Fri Jan 06, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Terrapin XXIX Skype mirror (January 7, 2017)
Replies: 7
Views: 2319

Re: Terrapin XXIX Skype mirror (January 7, 2017)

Would you be willing to let someone play this if they have had 3-ish tossups in packet 14 spoiled for them (from being told about how the Ohio State vs. Chicago final played out)--and thus can't play packet 14--but otherwise know nothing about the set? If not, I completely understand. If you want sp...
by Valefor
Thu Dec 29, 2016 2:46 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements
Replies: 565
Views: 218166

Re: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements

Just a reminder that I will be tearing myself away from my new Alolan adventures to read my rpg packet from May at 10pm EST in the IRC tonight. If you weren't at HSNCT, you probably haven't heard this. EDIT: The final scores on my packet were Eric and Matt Lafer tied at 70, with Pat just a bit behin...