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by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: ACF Nationals 2019 discussion: Question Content
Replies: 88
Views: 7386

Re: ACF Nationals 2019 discussion

My approaches to visual arts and biology have been detailed elsewhere, but I'd like to elaborate upon my approaches to my most interesting and novel assignments: Geography, Current Events, and Other Academic. I have more thoughts about the tournament as a whole that I might share later, but I just ...
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Fight the Power Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life
Replies: 4
Views: 1580

Re: Fight the Power Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life

Are there any updates on this such as confirmation it will be ready and what time at HSNCT you're hoping to read it (would personally prefer it not conflict with META but that's just me)?
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: DII Midseason Poll
Replies: 14
Views: 3850

Re: DII Midseason Poll

Contrary to what was stated in the podcast, Georgia Tech's D2 ICT team will be composed of myself, Akaash and Varun (from Northview), and Jake. Good analysis on the podcast! This team is really good (and probably underrated in this poll--- their PPB at Regs is comparable to many of the teams in the...
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Mon Feb 25, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: South Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Alabama 2018-2019
Replies: 84
Views: 12886

Re: Alabama 2018-2019

Congrats to Hoover! I heard that Kapil was excellent. I’ll just take a moment to plug Altamont for improving from 6th to 2nd from 2018 to 2019. I’m looking forward to a Varsity Hoover rematch (with the A-squad present). Hoover and Altamont should be quite a matchup, and the matches between those tw...
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Terrapin 2019 @ Auburn (3/2/19)
Replies: 2
Views: 818

Re: Terrapin 2019 @ Auburn (3/2/19)

FIELD (teams/buzzers/staffers):
Alabama (1/1/0)
Auburn (1/1/many)
Florida (3/2/0)
Georgia (2/2/0)
Georgia Tech (1/1/0)
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Auburn Invitational Tournament-2/16/19-IS 181 (Auburn, AL)
Replies: 4
Views: 1175

Re: Auburn Invitational Tournament-2/16/19-IS 181 (Auburn, AL)

This happened today! Full stats can be found here: http://hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/5637/stats/full_stats_%28w_final%29/ . Altamont defeated Vestavia Hills 365-360 in the second game of a thrilling advantaged finals series. Congrats to both Altamont and Vestavia, and to Hoover A for finishing 3r...
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Fri Feb 15, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Terrapin 2019 @ Auburn (3/2/19)
Replies: 2
Views: 818

Terrapin 2019 @ Auburn (3/2/19)

I am pleased to announce that Auburn University will be hosting the Southeast mirror of Terrapin on Saturday, March 2, 2019. The tournament will be hosted on the Auburn University campus in the Haley Center (351 W Thach Concourse, Auburn, AL 36849). This is a closed tournament, only colleges may pla...
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 NAQT SCT Southeast @ Auburn (2/9/19)
Replies: 4
Views: 2028

Re: 2019 NAQT SCT Southeast @ Auburn (2/9/19)

This happened! Stats can be found here: http://hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/5513/stats/full_stats_%28combined_field%29/ . Georgia B beat Georgia Tech A in a one game final to take the D2 title and our overall title! Georgia A beat Alabama A in a one game final to take the D1 title. Georgia Tech B a...
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Thu Feb 07, 2019 12:37 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 NAQT SCT Southeast @ Auburn (2/9/19)
Replies: 4
Views: 2028

Re: 2019 NAQT SCT Southeast @ Auburn (2/9/19)

Here's the logistics email I just sent to teams; let me know if you didn't get it! Hello all, This is the full logistics email for NAQT SCT @ Auburn this Saturday, February 9. If I forget to include anything in here please don't hesitate to email me. If you are no longer attending this tournament, p...
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 NAQT SCT Southeast @ Auburn (2/9/19)
Replies: 4
Views: 2028

Re: 2019 NAQT SCT Southeast @ Auburn (2/9/19)

The field is up to date. We are currently sitting at 17 teams, and would love to have an 18th team. If not, we'll field a solo house team in D1.

Also, if you're in the area and are available to staff, we'd love to have you!
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Auburn Invitational Tournament-2/16/19-IS 181 (Auburn, AL)
Replies: 4
Views: 1175

Re: Auburn Invitational Tournament-2/16/19-IS 181 (Auburn, AL)

Zerowaltz wrote:
Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:00 pm
Can we please get a field update? And when is the deadline for registration? Thank you.
Field:
Auburn (1)
Smiths Station (2; probably)

Register as soon as you're 100% coming, preferably at least one week before the tournament
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:28 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: 2019 ACF Regionals Thanks and General Discussion
Replies: 43
Views: 6966

Re: 2019 ACF Regionals Thanks and General Discussion

I have some general (mostly positive) thoughts about this set, but I'd like to get some sleep and look at the packets before sharing those. It hasn't been mentioned yet, but I thought dropping "Two Friends" that early in the Maupassant tossup was pretty egregious. I would have been much more upset a...
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Sat Jan 05, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 NAQT SCT Southeast @ Auburn (2/9/19)
Replies: 4
Views: 2028

Re: 2019 NAQT SCT Southeast @ Auburn (2/9/19)

Field:
Division I:
Alabama (1)
Georgia (1)

Division II:
Alabama (1)
Auburn (1)
Auburn-Montgomery (1)
Carson-Newman (1)
Clemson (2)
Georgia (2)
Georgia Tech (2)
Louisville (2)
Mississippi (4)

last updated 2/4/19
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Fri Dec 28, 2018 12:34 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Auburn Invitational Tournament-2/16/19-IS 181 (Auburn, AL)
Replies: 4
Views: 1175

Re: Auburn Invitational Tournament-2/16/18-IS 181 (Auburn, AL)

This post reserved for field updates

Field:
Altamont (1/0/0)
Auburn High (1/1/0)
Hoover (2/?/?)
Long Beach [MS] (2/0/0)
Stratford Academy [GA] (2/1/0)
Vestavia Hills (1/0/0)

Last updated 2/12/19
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Fri Dec 28, 2018 12:33 am
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Auburn Invitational Tournament-2/16/19-IS 181 (Auburn, AL)
Replies: 4
Views: 1175

Auburn Invitational Tournament-2/16/19-IS 181 (Auburn, AL)

I am pleased to announce that the second annual Auburn Invitational Tournament will be held on Saturday, February 16th, 2019 . The tournament will be hosted on the Auburn University campus in the Haley Center (351 W Thach Concourse, Auburn, AL 36849). This tournament will be open to all interested h...
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Wed Dec 19, 2018 2:12 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2019 NAQT SCT Southeast @ Auburn (2/9/19)
Replies: 4
Views: 2028

2019 NAQT SCT Southeast @ Auburn (2/9/19)

Hello! I am happy to announce that Auburn University (Auburn, AL) will be hosting the Southeast site of NAQT's Sectional Championship Tournament (SCT) on February 9, 2019. Location: The tournament will take place at the Haley Center. The address for the building is 351 W Thach. Parking will be avail...
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Mon Dec 03, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Penn Bowl 2018 Online Mirror (12/09/18)
Replies: 23
Views: 7133

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

Hi everyone, sorry for the confusion - Young had a personal emergency and will no longer be able to TD this mirror. Currently, there are ten teams (nine rounds) signed up, with potentially enough free agents for twelve teams (ten rounds). However, there are only two staffers available and Penn is u...
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Wed Nov 28, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Fight the Power Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life
Replies: 4
Views: 1580

Re: Fight the Power Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life

Incredibly hyped. Also glad to see a reduction in pre-1990s rap.
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Fri Nov 09, 2018 3:08 am
Forum: South Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Alabama 2018-2019
Replies: 84
Views: 12886

Re: Alabama 2018-2019

Jumping in to say that this year's Auburn Invitational will be on February 16 using IS-181. I'll do my best to post an announcement and email coaches next week.
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Sun Oct 28, 2018 3:27 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Penn Bowl @ Auburn (10/27/18)
Replies: 3
Views: 1756

Re: Penn Bowl @ Auburn (10/27/18)

This tournament happened! Florida A won the tournament, going 10-0 to clear the field. Georgia Tech A finished in second. Thanks to Florida and Georgia Tech for coming out, all of our staffers who ran the tournament, and to Casey Bindas for driving in to staff. Stats can be found here: http://hsquiz...
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Wed Oct 24, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Penn Bowl @ Auburn (10/27/18)
Replies: 3
Views: 1756

Re: Penn Bowl @ Auburn (10/27/18)

Here's a copy of the logistics email I just sent out. This is the logistics email for Penn Bowl at Auburn University on Saturday, 10/27. The field is as follows (teams/buzzers): Auburn: 1/1 Florida: 2/1 Georgia Tech: 3/1 We will do a double round robin, followed by an advantaged final if necessary. ...
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: EFT 2018 - Specific Question Discussion
Replies: 51
Views: 3373

Re: EFT 2018 - Specific Question Discussion

Could the tossups on Glucagon and egg cells be posted? A teammate of mine negged with similar answers on both and wanted to see the tossups.
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at Georgia Tech (10/13)
Replies: 7
Views: 2808

Re: Early Fall Tournament (EFT) at Georgia Tech (10/13)

JKHtay wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:19 pm
Stats!
The Auburn A-Georgia Tech A game is incorrectly entered as ending 295-70 (Tech is given 0 ppb.) I think the final score was 295-240 or so.
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Mon Oct 15, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: EFT 2018 - Specific Question Discussion
Replies: 51
Views: 3373

Re: EFT 2018 - Specific Question Discussion

Can I also see the Adichie tossup? It didn't stop me from buzzing, but I remember the first sentence seemed like an odd way to describe Americanah at game speed, though I could've just misheard something. The main character of a novel by this author travels from Princeton to Trenton to get her hair...
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:01 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: EFT 2018 - Specific Question Discussion
Replies: 51
Views: 3373

Re: EFT 2018 - Specific Question Discussion

Can I see the tossups on France (painting) and Venus (ditto)? I'd like to see which paintings the early clues were drawn from. Can I also see the Adichie tossup? It didn't stop me from buzzing, but I remember the first sentence seemed like an odd way to describe Americanah at game speed, though I co...
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: ACF Fall 2018 - November 3rd, 2018
Replies: 38
Views: 20379

Re: ACF Fall 2018 - November 3rd, 2018

Can the list of submitted packets be updated please?
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Wed Sep 26, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: CANCELLED--Auburn Fall Kickoff Tournament-10/6/18 (WHAQ III)
Replies: 2
Views: 1256

Re: Auburn Fall Kickoff Tournament-10/6/18 (WHAQ III)

Due to lack of interest, this tournament has been cancelled.
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Sat Sep 22, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Penn Bowl @ Auburn (10/27/18)
Replies: 3
Views: 1756

Re: Penn Bowl @ Auburn (10/27/18)

FIELD: (Teams/Buzzers/Staffers)

Auburn (1/1/many)
Florida (2/1/0)
Georgia Tech (3/1/0)
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Thu Sep 06, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Penn Bowl @ Auburn (10/27/18)
Replies: 3
Views: 1756

Penn Bowl @ Auburn (10/27/18)

I am pleased to announce that Auburn University will be hosting the Southeast mirror of Penn Bowl on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The tournament will be hosted on the Auburn University campus in the Haley Center (351 W Thach Concourse, Auburn, AL 36849). This is a closed tournament, but high schools ...
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Fri Aug 24, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: South Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Alabama 2018-2019
Replies: 84
Views: 12886

Re: Alabama 2018-2019

Announcement for Auburn Fall Kickoff using WHAQ III is now up: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewto ... 20#p349120. I'll try to send out emails to coaches by Monday afternoon.
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Fri Aug 24, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: CANCELLED--Auburn Fall Kickoff Tournament-10/6/18 (WHAQ III)
Replies: 2
Views: 1256

Re: Auburn Fall Kickoff Tournament-10/6/18 (WHAQ III)

This post reserved for field updates.

FIELD (teams/buzzers/staffers):
Creekside Christian Academy (1/0/0)*1JV
Hewitt-Trussville (1/1/1)
Smiths Station (2/0/0)*1JV
Southside (1/0/0)
Sylacauga (2/2/0) *1JV

TOTAL: (7/3/1), 3 JV
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Fri Aug 24, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: CANCELLED--Auburn Fall Kickoff Tournament-10/6/18 (WHAQ III)
Replies: 2
Views: 1256

CANCELLED--Auburn Fall Kickoff Tournament-10/6/18 (WHAQ III)

I am pleased to announce that the Auburn Fall Kickoff Tournament will be held on Saturday, October 6th, 2018 . The tournament will be hosted on the Auburn University campus in the Haley Center (351 W Thach Concourse, Auburn, AL 36849) . This tournament will be open to all interested high school team...
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: South Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Alabama 2018-2019
Replies: 84
Views: 12886

Re: Alabama 2018-2019

Auburn will likely host twice this year, once again on an IS set (#177) probably around February, and a fall tournament on October 6th using the WHAQ III set. I'm not sure what we'll call the upcoming tournament yet, but probably something like Auburn Fall Kickoff Tournament. I should have an announ...
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Sat Jul 28, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: 2018 Early Fall Tournament (EFT)
Replies: 11
Views: 8434

Re: 2018 Early Fall Tournament (EFT)

Are there any updates on mirror sites of this tournament?
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:37 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NASAT Mirror at Valencia College: August 18
Replies: 17
Views: 4159

Re: NASAT Mirror at Valencia College: August 18

Thanks, Chris! Personally, I'd be interested in playing either of Words and Objects or WORLDSTAR, and can staff anything else if I'm around.
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Wed Jul 04, 2018 1:13 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NASAT Mirror at Valencia College: August 18
Replies: 17
Views: 4159

Re: NASAT Mirror at Valencia College: August 18

Auburn will be there again this year! We'll also probably be searching 1 or 2 additional teammates, as we'll probably only bring 2-3. Can bring a set of buzzers also. Do you know how many rounds will be played?
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Sat Jun 23, 2018 2:07 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Historature Online - June 23rd
Replies: 14
Views: 3647

Re: Historature Online - June 23rd

Can I be added to a team for this? I'll be at work but I'll have my laptop +spotty wifi and should only have to tune out for a few questions every now and then.
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Wed Jun 20, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: NASAT Online Mirror: Date Poll
Replies: 2
Views: 1186

Re: NASAT Online Mirror

Would you be open to me just playing packets 11-20 on one of the Sundays? I plan on playing at the Valencia site but I'll probably only hear the first 10 again this year there.
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Sun May 20, 2018 12:38 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: GMX: Soul of a Planet – May 25, Atlanta
Replies: 10
Views: 4987

Re: GMX: Soul of a Planet – May 25, Atlanta

I can staff this. I've added my name to the spreadsheet.
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: SMT 2018 - Thanks and General Discussion
Replies: 10
Views: 2053

Re: SMT 2018 - Thanks and General Discussion

The one thing I wanted to comment on from this set is that in 10 packets, I believe I only heard one tossup that clued from Latin American and/or African Lit. I realize World and Ancient lit were combined for 1/1 but 1 tossup on those two major areas in world lit (in the first 10 packets) seems less...
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Fri Mar 30, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Spartan Housewrite (Regular difficulty, January 2019)
Replies: 27
Views: 10441

Re: Spartan Housewrite (Regular difficulty, January 2019)

4/4 History 1/1 American 1/1 European 1.5/1.5 World 0.5/0.5 Other This distribution is standard except for the .75/.75 chemistry because we felt that much of collegiate chemistry has significant overlap with physics and biology, so there will be some cross disciplinary questions there. We also felt...
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Fri Mar 30, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Scheduling reform
Topic: What Does an Ideal Season Look Like?
Replies: 16
Views: 5258

Re: What Does an Ideal Season Look Like?

I'm not sure this is actually precedented, but I think it would be nice to have a novice/Fall-or-below (that is, not MUT-like) tournament in the Spring, since some schools have Spring activities fairs that can bring in brand-new people then. DII SCT can serve this role (though selfishly I'll note t...
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Fri Mar 30, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Scheduling reform
Topic: What Does an Ideal Season Look Like?
Replies: 16
Views: 5258

Re: What Does an Ideal Season Look Like?

In my two years playing collegiately, I've thought the fall schedule seems fine for pretty much everyone. If you're a complete novice, then you have novice/fall/eft/delta burke in some places, if you aren't a novice but aren't beyond playing fall yet then you have fall/eft/penn bowl/other set (terra...
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Mon Mar 26, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: CMST: History
Replies: 8
Views: 1584

Re: History

Just wanted to stop in and say that the tossup on the Atlantic Ocean/World was my favorite history tossup of the year, with the only other one I enjoyed about as much being the American Revolution TU from Regionals. I liked that the question was on an interesting, important topic in historiography ...
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Sun Mar 25, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: CMST: History
Replies: 8
Views: 1584

Re: History

Just wanted to stop in and say that the tossup on the Atlantic Ocean/World was my favorite history tossup of the year, with the only other one I enjoyed about as much being the American Revolution TU from Regionals. I liked that the question was on an interesting, important topic in historiography w...
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Sun Mar 25, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Cal's Mid-Spring Tournament (CMST) @ Auburn (3/24/18)
Replies: 5
Views: 2965

Re: Cal's Mid-Spring Tournament (CMST) @ Auburn (3/24/18)

This happened. A team of Billy Beyer/Kevin Marshall/Darren defeated Florida A in a one game final, 195-165. Stats exist and can be found here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/5049/stats/all_games/ . I would like to sincerely apologize to all of our attending teams, as this event ran much sl...
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Thu Mar 22, 2018 1:23 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Cal's Mid-Spring Tournament (CMST) @ Auburn (3/24/18)
Replies: 5
Views: 2965

Re: Cal's Mid-Spring Tournament (CMST) @ Auburn (3/24/18)

I sent out a logistics email for this earlier tonight. If you did not get the email, have someone on your team pass it along. If nobody on your team got the email, let me know ASAP. Our opening meeting will be in Haley Center 2312.
by 100% Clean Comedian Dan Nainan
Thu Mar 08, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Cal's Mid-Spring Tournament (CMST) @ Auburn (3/24/18)
Replies: 5
Views: 2965

Re: Cal's Mid-Spring Tournament (CMST) @ Auburn (3/24/18)

There will be a mirror of Scattegories 2, written by Will Nediger, after this tournament as long as there is sufficient interest.