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by luke1865
Thu Dec 14, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: How far should we tolerate hate speech in quizbowl?
Replies: 49
Views: 10679

Re: How far should we tolerate hate speech in quizbowl?

Everyone in this thread supporting bans for behavior that doesn't directly affect tournaments (including participants at tournaments) is wrong. Full stop. Since Mike Cheyne is fully correct (per usual) and has done all of the sensible talking, let's focus on something else. Who exactly do you think...
by luke1865
Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: How far should we tolerate hate speech in quizbowl?
Replies: 49
Views: 10679

Re: How far should we tolerate hate speech in quizbowl?

I did not threaten legal action on the forum. I merely pointed out that you are committing a crime. Do with that what you will. I would also like to point out that, by your own admission, you have no firsthand knowledge of any of the things you are talking about. You are just a self righteous gossi...
by luke1865
Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: How far should we tolerate hate speech in quizbowl?
Replies: 49
Views: 10679

Re: How far should we tolerate hate speech in quizbowl?

Myers is right, and it is also questionable whether it was made in 100% seriousness. To my recollection, some people on this forum have expressed similar sentiments - in public! - that the shooting of congressmen was a fine thing. I don't think anyone has called for their banning (nor should they) ...
by luke1865
Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: How far should we tolerate hate speech in quizbowl?
Replies: 49
Views: 10679

Re: How far should we tolerate hate speech in quizbowl?

I did not threaten legal action on the forum. I merely pointed out that you are committing a crime. Do with that what you will. I would also like to point out that, by your own admission, you have no firsthand knowledge of any of the things you are talking about. You are just a self righteous gossip...
by luke1865
Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: How far should we tolerate hate speech in quizbowl?
Replies: 49
Views: 10679

Re: How far should we tolerate hate speech in quizbowl?

So first things first. There are factual issues with every single point you have raised. I do not think anyone should be executed because of what they think. That was obviously a joke and everyone involved in the conversation understood. I am also not a fascist. I am a traditionalist and I oppose fa...
by luke1865
Sat May 20, 2017 7:21 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HSQBRank 2016-2017
Replies: 101
Views: 45128

Re: HSQBRank 2016-2017

Just a note regarding SCT Div II adjustments. Our ppb at Texas Invitational is not listed correctly. I have written to them to change it, but haven't gotten a response. It was actually more like 18.2 to 18.3 (they listed the halftime score instead of the final score for one of our games but had the ...
by luke1865
Sun May 14, 2017 9:18 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl 3/25 NYC
Replies: 18
Views: 10209

Re: Prison Bowl 3/25 NYC

That previous link doesn't work. This is the correct link.

http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... all_games/
by luke1865
Sun May 14, 2017 3:56 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl 3/25 NYC
Replies: 18
Views: 10209

Re: Prison Bowl 3/25 NYC

Stats are out! Unfortunately, we were not able to find the scoresheet for the final (our attempts to find it account for some of the delay). Sorry for any inconvenience. For any corrections, please email us.

http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... ome_games/
by luke1865
Mon May 01, 2017 11:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl 3/25 NYC
Replies: 18
Views: 10209

Re: Prison Bowl 3/25 NYC

I sincerely apologize for the significant delay in posting the Prison Bowl X statistics. Due to unforeseen circumstances, a computer shutdown which resulted in the loss of data, and an incredibly busy month, I have not yet had the time to complete them. However, they will be posted as soon as possib...
by luke1865
Thu Mar 30, 2017 7:30 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl 3/25 NYC
Replies: 18
Views: 10209

Re: Prison Bowl 3/25 NYC

Stats will be up by Friday. The reason for the delay is a mix of the fact that I've been out of school with illness for a few days, and an issue in locating the computer on which the original stats were kept. Regardless, they will be up tomorrow. We apologize for the delay and thank you for understa...
by luke1865
Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:24 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl 3/25 NYC
Replies: 18
Views: 10209

Re: Prison Bowl 3/25 NYC

The field is now closed. This is the final field update. Field (capped): Mather 2/0/0 East Brunswick 3/1/0 Lehigh 1/1/1 North Babylon 1/0/0 Quiz Bowl But Every Time We Neg It Gets Faster 1/0/0 Stuyvesant 2/2/0 Valley Stream South 3/4/0 Jet Fuel 1/3/0 St. Joe's 2/0/0 Gotham 1/0/1 Kellenberg 2/4/1 Wes...
by luke1865
Sun Mar 19, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2017 NASAT: June 24-25 at the University of Kentucky
Replies: 68
Views: 44398

Re: 2017 NASAT: June 24-25 at the University of Kentucky

New York would like to register at least one team
by luke1865
Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl 3/25 NYC
Replies: 18
Views: 10209

Re: Prison Bowl 3/25 NYC

Field updated as of 3/12 Darien 3/0/0 East Brunswick 2/3/0 Lehigh Valley Academy 2/1/1 North Babylon 1/3/0 "Quiz Bowl But Everytime We Neg It Gets Faster" 1/0/0 Stuyvesant 2/2/0 Valley Stream South 3/4/0 "Jet Fuel" 1/3/0 St. Joe's 2/0/0 Island Trees 2/1/1 Gotham 1/0/1 Kellenberg 2/4/1 West Egg 2/0/0...
by luke1865
Sun Mar 05, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl 3/25 NYC
Replies: 18
Views: 10209

Re: Prison Bowl 3/25 NYC

Field Update as of 3/5 "Mather" 3/0/0 East Brunswick 2/3/0 Lehigh Valley Academy 2/1/1 North Babylon 1/3/0 "Quiz Bowl But Everytime We Neg It Gets Faster" 1/0/0 Stuyvesant 2/2/0 Valley Stream South 3/4/0 "Jet Fuel" 1/3/1 St. Joe's 2/0/0 Island Trees 2/1/1 Gotham 1/0/1 Kellenberg 2/4/1 West Egg 2/0/0...
by luke1865
Tue Feb 28, 2017 11:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl Mirror Requests
Replies: 0
Views: 1423

Prison Bowl Mirror Requests

Prison Bowl X will be available for mirrors beginning on March 25th, 2017. It will then be available for play until Sunday, May 29, 2017 (after which it will be viewable to all on the quizbowlpackets.com archive). If you are interested in mirroring our set (or have any questions), please contact us ...
by luke1865
Tue Feb 28, 2017 11:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl 3/25 NYC
Replies: 18
Views: 10209

Re: Prison Bowl 3/25 NYC

We have just been PACE Platinum Certified! This means that the top 25% of teams will qualify for NSC Nationals in Chicago!
by luke1865
Tue Feb 28, 2017 11:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl 3/25 NYC
Replies: 18
Views: 10209

Re: Prison Bowl 3/25 NYC

Field Update as of 2/28/17:
"Mather" 3/0/0
East Brunswick 2/3/0
Lehigh Valley Academy 2/1/1
North Babylon 1/3/0
"Quiz Bowl But Everytime We Neg It Gets Faster" 1/0/0
Stuyvesant 2/2/0
Valley Stream South 2/4/0
"Jet Fuel" 1/3/1
St. Joe's 2/0/0
by luke1865
Wed Jan 18, 2017 1:04 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Prison Bowl 3/25 NYC
Replies: 18
Views: 10209

Prison Bowl 3/25 NYC

Hunter College High School is proud to present the tenth iteration of our annual Prison Bowl invitational tournament. This tournament will take place on Saturday, March 25, 2017, and will use the house-written Prison Bowl X set. Our school, Hunter College High School, is located at 71 E 94th Street,...
by luke1865
Wed Dec 14, 2016 9:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2016 Columbia Winter Tournament - December 3, 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 6371

Re: 2016 Columbia Winter Tournament - December 3, 2016

Are nationals playoff stats going up, or are they not available for some reason?
by luke1865
Tue Dec 06, 2016 9:14 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2016 Columbia Winter Tournament - December 3, 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 6371

Re: 2016 Columbia Winter Tournament - December 3, 2016

Will stats for this tourney be up soon?
by luke1865
Wed Nov 23, 2016 9:54 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2017 ACF Regionals global announcement (2/18/2017)
Replies: 51
Views: 32464

Re: 2017 ACF Regionals global announcement (2/18/2017)

Can high school teams play at college sites?
by luke1865
Fri Nov 18, 2016 8:05 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: LIFT XVI, Kellenberg, Uniondale, NY 11/19/16 [IS-160]
Replies: 14
Views: 5276

Re: LIFT XVI, Kellenberg, Uniondale, NY 11/19/16 [IS-160]

Brother Nigel,
Hunter could bring two buzzer sets if it would be convenient. Also, would it be possible for us to get an invoice? My email is luke1865@gmail.com. Sorry for any inconvenience.
by luke1865
Wed Nov 09, 2016 3:14 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: LIFT XVI, Kellenberg, Uniondale, NY 11/19/16 [IS-160]
Replies: 14
Views: 5276

Re: LIFT XVI, Kellenberg, Uniondale, NY 11/19/16 [IS-160]

Hunter would like to bring two teams if registration is still possib.e
by luke1865
Mon Oct 24, 2016 8:11 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2016 (10/22/16)
Replies: 54
Views: 27914

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2016 (10/22/16)

Also, I would like to ask again: what metrics were used to seed teams for this event? This is worth an explanation. I had gone through and carefully seeded a 30-team schedule the night before the tournament. We printed out those schedules because everyone had confirmed by then and there were just a...
by luke1865
Mon Oct 24, 2016 12:02 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2016 (10/22/16)
Replies: 54
Views: 27914

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2016 (10/22/16)

Also, I would like to ask again: what metrics were used to seed teams for this event?
by luke1865
Sun Oct 23, 2016 11:44 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2016 (10/22/16)
Replies: 54
Views: 27914

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2016 (10/22/16)

We left early because we were assuming that playing three rounds in two and a half hours would be doable...
by luke1865
Sat Oct 22, 2016 7:07 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2016 (10/22/16)
Replies: 54
Views: 27914

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Penn Bowl 2016 (10/22/16)

Where are stats for the main site?
by luke1865
Mon Oct 10, 2016 1:59 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Preseason Poll
Replies: 30
Views: 16586

Re: Preseason Poll

I would love to see a regional vote breakdown. I always wonder if people overrate or underrate teams they play regularly. There are interesting arguments in both sides.
by luke1865
Fri Oct 07, 2016 8:01 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Terrapin XXIX at MIT (November 12, 2016)
Replies: 6
Views: 3377

Re: Terrapin XXIX at MIT (November 12, 2016)

Is this open to high school teams?
by luke1865
Fri Sep 16, 2016 11:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: SCOP Novice at Hunter NY 10/29
Replies: 5
Views: 2355

SCOP Novice at Hunter NY 10/29

Calling all new players or coaches with new players on their teams: Hunter College High School ( 71 East 94th Street, New York, NY, 10128, between Park and Madison Avenues) will be hosting the sixth iteration of its annual fall novice tournament on Saturday, October 29, 2016. This tournament will us...
by luke1865
Sat Jul 30, 2016 1:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Would You Recommend Working for NHBB?
Replies: 75
Views: 37194

Re: Would You Recommend Working for NHBB?

There is a difference between a third party evaluating employers and people going on a forum and discussing their past/current employer. Additionally, the whole legal thing (from BOTH sides) should be worked out in private. My point is that, in my opinon, quizbowl should try to be more like a normal...
by luke1865
Sat Jul 30, 2016 1:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Would You Recommend Working for NHBB?
Replies: 75
Views: 37194

Re: Would You Recommend Working for NHBB?

This whole thread seems highly unprofessional in my opinion. These sorts of issues should not be discussed on the internet for everyone to see. This is basic business etiquette. I am not in any way trying to defend NHBB. I don't know anything about its inner workings, but I have always enjoyed parti...
by luke1865
Mon May 30, 2016 11:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2016 HSNCT discussion
Replies: 133
Views: 53283

Re: 2016 HSNCT discussion

AKKOLADE wrote:Numbers instead of speculation.

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My analysis would be that it was somewhere in between 2014 and 2015 in difficulty level. I would really object to the idea that the field was weaker than last year in a significant way.
by luke1865
Mon May 30, 2016 11:08 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2016 NAQT HSNCT: Congratulations Hunter!
Replies: 27
Views: 18657

Re: 2016 NAQT HSNCT: Congratulations Hunter!

I just wanted to second my captain's (Albert) post. I'd like to thank NAQT for doing a great job running such a massive tournament, and I'd like to thank every team that came. I had a fantastic time playing with some really humbling people both on my team, on other teams, and moderating/attending th...
by luke1865
Thu May 26, 2016 11:45 am
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Help with HSQBRank! (incl. HS teams at college tourneys)
Replies: 44
Views: 19158

Re: Help with HSQBRank! (incl. HS teams at college tourneys)

You might already know about this, but there was an MUT mirror at Penn that a lot of teams played. I usually play for Hunter, but I went solo under a pseudonym that I have used under numerous occasions (Spuyten Duyvil).
by luke1865
Tue Apr 05, 2016 6:02 pm
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: NY/NJ/DE/surrounding area discussion
Replies: 41
Views: 20505

Re: NY/NJ/DE/surrounding area discussion

The only thing that I really disagree with in Emmett's analysis is what he had to say about our B team. I think Daniel is bit different from me in that he has more strength in science and less in lit. B team will have Chloe, though, so I doubt that they will get bodied outside of Hist/Geo. What rema...
by luke1865
Sun Apr 03, 2016 2:00 pm
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: NY/NJ/DE/surrounding area discussion
Replies: 41
Views: 20505

Re: NY/NJ/DE/surrounding area discussion

I find this projection for Hunter very optimistic, and I think High Tech is a little under ranked.
by luke1865
Wed Jan 13, 2016 7:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BMAD @ Wilmington Charter, Delaware 2/20/16 (SCT-d2)
Replies: 15
Views: 5799

Re: BMAD @ Wilmington Charter, Delaware 2/20/16 (SCT-d2)

Spuyten Duyvil is interested in maybe, potentially attending this event.
by luke1865
Wed Jan 13, 2016 7:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: BHSAT XXV @ Yale (2/13/16)
Replies: 3
Views: 2930

Re: BHSAT XXV @ Yale (2/13/16)

Spuyten Duyvil is interested in potentiallly attending this tournament
by luke1865
Wed Jan 13, 2016 7:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: East Brunswick NAQT Funfest @ East Brunswick HS (2/27/16)
Replies: 9
Views: 6362

Re: East Brunswick NAQT Funfest @ East Brunswick HS (2/27/16

Spuyten Duyvil is interested in potentiallly attending this tournament
by luke1865
Wed Jan 13, 2016 7:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: QuBIT II @ High Tech in Lincroft, NJ 3/5/16 [Maryland Fall]
Replies: 7
Views: 3432

Re: QuBIT II @ High Tech in Lincroft, NJ 3/5/16 [Maryland Fa

Spuyten Duyvil is interested in maybe potentiallly attending this tournament.
by luke1865
Mon Nov 16, 2015 6:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HFT X at Harvard (11/14/15)
Replies: 25
Views: 9916

Re: HFT X at Harvard (11/14/15)

I really enjoyed the set and the tournament. Great job, Harvard! Just a quick question, when will playoff stats be up?
by luke1865
Sun Oct 25, 2015 5:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bloomfield HS NJ IS152 Field Update
Replies: 23
Views: 5413

Re: Bloomfield HS NJ IS152 Field Update

Is this only open to New Jersey teams?
by luke1865
Fri Jun 12, 2015 7:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2015 Natl. Quiz Bowl Awards: Congratulations to the Winners!
Replies: 34
Views: 21190

Re: 2015 National Quiz Bowl Awards: Voting Open

Did the nominating committee take NHBB performance into account?
by luke1865
Tue May 12, 2015 10:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2015 NHBB/USGO Discussion Thread
Replies: 122
Views: 45294

Re: 2015 NHBB/USGO Discussion Thread

I think the power idea is awesome. I had actually thought about that for a sec once and dismissed myself as crazy. I think this would help reward knowledge.
by luke1865
Thu Apr 30, 2015 11:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2015 NHBB Nats: General Discussion
Replies: 14
Views: 1314

Re: General Discussion

Did anyone else think that the JV and Varsity finals played out in an almost eerily similar fashion? Maybe I'm wrong, but I thought that the course of the two games was remarkably similar.
by luke1865
Thu Apr 30, 2015 11:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2015 NHBB/USGO Discussion Thread
Replies: 122
Views: 45294

Re: 2015 NHBB/USGO Discussion Thread

'd rather have had a 2 person final, mostly because it takes away the advantage of "going fishing" which seemed to be really pervasive in the later rounds of the JV Bee. Basically, two pretty wild guesses would be made really early on in the question since there was nothing to lose by guessing. Wit...
by luke1865
Wed Apr 29, 2015 1:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2015 NHBB/USGO Discussion Thread
Replies: 122
Views: 45294

Re: 2015 NHBB/USGO Discussion Thread

Did anyone else think that the JV and Varsity finals played out in an almost eerily similar fashion? Maybe I'm wrong, but I thought that the course of the two games was remarkably similar.