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by Valefor
Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Lederberg Trinity (Summer 2019)
Replies: 23
Views: 3450

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Lederberg Trinity (Summer 2019)

To echo what Rob said, would you be okay with running this Friday night? There are several reasons that might work out for the best. At some past ICTs I've been busy with tournament setup work until pretty late in the evening on Friday, so if GOLBEZ ran on Friday night I'm not 100% sure when I'd be ...
by Valefor
Tue Jan 15, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)
Replies: 13
Views: 2685

Re: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)

If there is interest among people who aren't able to make it to ICT or HSNCT, I'm happy to read it online at some point.

As a side note, when I set up the team formation spreadsheet, I forgot to add a column for free agents. There's one now. :)
by Valefor
Tue Jan 15, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Lederberg Trinity (Summer 2019)
Replies: 23
Views: 3450

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Lederberg Trinity (Summer 2019)

As Seth, Rob, and others have posted, I certainly think it's possible that both events will be able to run comfortably over the course of ICT weekend. How many packets/rounds do you think Lederberg will end up having?
by Valefor
Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)
Replies: 13
Views: 2685

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

Hi everyone. :) This set is shaping up nicely, and will be done in time for ICT. There will be 8 packets. My plan right now is to run this on Saturday night at ICT and Saturday night at HSNCT, barring other conflicts. I don't THINK anything has been announced for those time slots yet, but let me kno...
by Valefor
Sat Dec 29, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: SNICK: Global Announcement (All 90s, Late Summer 2018)
Replies: 46
Views: 10113

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

If you're going to do another reading, I'm free just about any day this coming week, but if it's just me I'm happy if you just want to send the packets along or something along those lines.
by Valefor
Thu Dec 27, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: SNICK: Global Announcement (All 90s, Late Summer 2018)
Replies: 46
Views: 10113

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

As much as I would love to play this, family stuff is going to prevent me from being available tonight to do so. If there's any chance this could be postponed until Saturday at the same time, that would be great, but if not I 100% understand and will just read the packets on my own sometime. :)
by Valefor
Wed Dec 26, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: SNICK: Global Announcement (All 90s, Late Summer 2018)
Replies: 46
Views: 10113

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

I'll do my best to be there, internet at my parents' condo willing.
by Valefor
Mon Dec 10, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Penn Bowl 2018 Online Mirror (12/09/18)
Replies: 23
Views: 5911

Re: Penn Bowl 2018 Online Mirror (12/09/18)

Hey, this tournament was pretty much the model for how a Discord tournament should be run. This, pretty much exactly. There were some definite problems with the set, which I'll try and post about later today in the discussion forum, but in terms of logistics this tournament was a model of how to ru...
by Valefor
Tue Nov 27, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: New Tricks Your TV Can Do - VG Packet - 12/12/18
Replies: 6
Views: 1424

Re: New Tricks Your TV Can Do - VG Packet - Date Poll

Mike Bentley wrote:
Sun Nov 25, 2018 5:25 pm
If you're the type of person who enjoys answering questions on videogames set in the human mouth largely using clues from British home computers
Tooth Invaders for the VIC-20?
by Valefor
Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: 2018-2019 KQBA Goldenrod Cup
Replies: 2
Views: 975

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: 4813

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: 4813

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: 975

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: 46
Views: 10113

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: 1614

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 (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)
Replies: 13
Views: 2685

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 (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)
Replies: 13
Views: 2685

GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 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. You can sign up for the ICT and HSNCT playings of this set at: https://...
by Valefor
Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: TOEJAMANDEARL: Global Announcement (Video Game Tournament)
Replies: 35
Views: 11917

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: 3266

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: 35
Views: 11917

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: 3266

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: 875

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: 875

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: 3266

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: 35
Views: 11917

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: 3389

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: 3266

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: 4760

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: 35
Views: 11917

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: 3266

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: 3266

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: 3266

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: 12316

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: 12976

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: 2973

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: 6018

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: 9299

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: 14781

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: 35
Views: 11917

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: High school area archives
Topic: 2017 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 105
Views: 41973

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: 5502

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: 22484

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: 3123

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: 14142

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: 14142

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: 5502

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: 23495

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: 5502

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: 14142

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: 31139

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...