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by Red-necked Phalarope
Wed Mar 07, 2007 2:28 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2006-2007 College Basketball "Haters in the House"
Replies: 61
Views: 17876

gotta love it when you click 'quote' instead of 'edit' and never notice
by Red-necked Phalarope
Wed Feb 28, 2007 6:47 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: March Avatars
Replies: 20
Views: 5772

StPickrell wrote:I believe the outside exploits of noted poet J.J. Reddick should be remembered, as well.
That's something I'm pretty sure the entire UNC quiz bowl team can get behind.
by Red-necked Phalarope
Sat Feb 24, 2007 3:27 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2006-2007 College Basketball "Haters in the House"
Replies: 61
Views: 17876

#3: Maryland Ballsy. I like Maryland; although I thought that was a bit too high a seed even for me, after looking at their schedule again I can more or less get behind this. Gotta have Clemson in over Florida State, though. Clemson has a 7-6 record in the ACC (once you give them the Duke games tha...
by Red-necked Phalarope
Thu Feb 22, 2007 7:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2006-2007 College Basketball "Haters in the House"
Replies: 61
Views: 17876

I also did these ratings without access to CollegeRPI.com's in-depth stats. I am now a subscriber to their area, so I should be able to update things more often and with better numbers. I haven't been to CollegeRPI.com in a long while, so I don't know what they do or don't have, but Ken Pomeroy lov...
by Red-necked Phalarope
Thu Feb 15, 2007 12:15 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Finding a consensus on good quizbowl
Replies: 47
Views: 13392

E.T. Chuck wrote: (That's not really the case with Public Libraries Quiz Bowl unless you really want to experience sheer pain in quiz bowl.)
Just confirming that Dr. Chuck isn't kidding here. I shuddered a bit when he mentioned PLQB just now.
by Red-necked Phalarope
Mon Feb 12, 2007 3:54 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SCT Discussion Thread
Replies: 66
Views: 26117

A personal nitpick I had was with a particular question involving large floating objects, where I thought the answer that was provided was not broad enough (although I don't think I'm at liberty to discuss the exact question yet, not sure exactly what the policy on that is) If you're talking about ...
by Red-necked Phalarope
Sun Feb 11, 2007 11:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT Sectionals SE at UTC 2/10/07
Replies: 25
Views: 10191

Re: RESULTS: NAQT Sectionals SE at UTC 2/10/2007

Your Genial Quizmaster wrote:and a buzzer that started smoking
Come again?
by Red-necked Phalarope
Thu Feb 08, 2007 11:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Results: NAQT Mid-Atlantic at George Mason (2/10/07)
Replies: 118
Views: 43740

I'll save Sara a few seconds here:

UNC-
Sara Garnett
Brice Russ
Michael Buchanan
Graham Rowe
by Red-necked Phalarope
Tue Jan 09, 2007 7:35 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NCATA 2006-07
Replies: 47
Views: 18320

Out of curiosity, does anybody know what's going on with NC's Panasonic team this year?
by Red-necked Phalarope
Mon Nov 06, 2006 4:14 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: In the Interest of Time...
Replies: 20
Views: 8013

While this topic has got me thinking about it, I'd like to give major kudos to the only two teams at ACF Fall Mid-Atlantic who had to drive more than an hour home (Maryland and South Carolina) for sticking around and playing a two-game final. Especially after playing 12 games over 14 rounds. But yea...
by Red-necked Phalarope
Mon Nov 06, 2006 12:48 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Election 2006 Pick 'em
Replies: 36
Views: 10984

Senate: Democrats 51 (plus Lieberman plus Sanders) Bernie Sanders? He's not trying to run for the Senate is he? You mean Jeffords right? He's running for Jeffords' soon-to-be-vacated seat, if I recall correctly. Also, would the Powers-That-Be change my last post so the url tag actually works? Sorry...
by Red-necked Phalarope
Sun Nov 05, 2006 11:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Election 2006 Pick 'em
Replies: 36
Views: 10984

I play fantasy everything else, why not. House: Dems 225, GOP 210 Senate: GOP 50, Dems 48, Sanders & Sore Loserman 2 Governorships: Dems 28, GOP 21, Governators 1 VA-Sen: Webb by 1%. I'm wary about this pick for a few reasons, but I don't really see Allen winning this. DC Mayor: I have no idea. 55%?...
by Red-necked Phalarope
Sun Nov 05, 2006 6:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall Lower Mid-Atlantic UNC-Chapel Hill (11/4/06)
Replies: 7
Views: 3657

Stats are now available at http://www.unc.edu/~rbruss/acfall06/ .
by Red-necked Phalarope
Sun Nov 05, 2006 1:16 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NFL Knockout Week Nine
Replies: 13
Views: 3896

Minnesota and Tampa Bay

Remaining: (Atlanta, Baltimore, Carolina, Cincinnati, Dallas, Denver, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Miami, New England, NY Giants, Pittsburgh, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, BYE)
by Red-necked Phalarope
Thu Nov 02, 2006 4:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SEC tournament?
Replies: 33
Views: 11720

I tried to gauge interest for an ACC quiz bowl tournament last winter, but too many random issues came up; it eventually essentially turned into AWET. I have a feeling that an ACC tournament hosted in the Carolinas would have a decent shot, mostly because we've managed to remain fairly geographicall...
by Red-necked Phalarope
Sun Oct 29, 2006 3:05 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NFL Knockout Week Eight
Replies: 16
Views: 4908

Why the heck not:

Houston and Tennessee

Remaining: (Atlanta, Baltimore, Carolina, Cincinnati, Dallas, Denver, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Miami, Minnesota, New England, NY Giants, Pittsburgh, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Tampa Bay, BYE)
by Red-necked Phalarope
Sun Oct 29, 2006 3:03 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NFL Knockout Contest Standings! - Complete Through Week 7
Replies: 5
Views: 3427

Re: NFL Knockout Contest Standings! - Complete Through Week

KilroyWasHere: St. Louis (2), Detroit (3), Oakland (5), Buffalo (6), Washington (6), Jacksonville (7). No byes left If you have this sort of stuff easily accessible, when you get a chance, would you mind letting me know where I used my second bye? I'm pretty sure I've recorded all my teams correctl...
by Red-necked Phalarope
Thu Oct 05, 2006 8:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs
Replies: 826
Views: 306531

Yeah, we should get this going again. Here's some of my fun ones from practice this week, in a round from the 2006 DII ICT (which I hope is fine?):

Given: Legionnaire's Disease
Actual: Tornadoes

Given: Sebastian Janikowski
Actual: Chris Bosh
by Red-necked Phalarope
Thu Oct 05, 2006 6:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pick 'Em - Week Five - FIRST GAME IS ON THURS OK
Replies: 17
Views: 5187

10) San Diego
9) $Texas
8) New England
7) Florida
6) TCU
5) Washington State
4) New York
3) Baltimore
2) Georgia
1) Philadelphia
by Red-necked Phalarope
Sat Sep 30, 2006 12:44 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pick 'Em - Week Four
Replies: 19
Views: 5739

10) Ohio State
9) Jacksonville
8) Virginia Tech
7) Oregon
6) Cincinnati
5) Texas Tech
4) San Diego
3) Utah
2) San Francisco
1) Chicago
by Red-necked Phalarope
Wed Sep 27, 2006 10:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: HS Celebrity Shoot (11/4/06) at Duke (Durham, NC)
Replies: 19
Views: 7491

That's the same day as ACF Fall, so don't expect many college teams to be able to help volunteer, unfortunately.
by Red-necked Phalarope
Wed Sep 27, 2006 8:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NFL Knockout - Week Four
Replies: 18
Views: 5209

Cleveland and Philadelphia.
by Red-necked Phalarope
Mon Sep 25, 2006 1:58 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NFL Knockout - Week Three
Replies: 27
Views: 8551

cornfused wrote:Fine... Green Bay and Miami.
See? Nothing to it.
by Red-necked Phalarope
Sat Sep 23, 2006 12:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NFL Knockout - Week Three
Replies: 27
Views: 8551

Got my first knockout last week, might as well keep the streak rolling.

NY Jets and Detroit
by Red-necked Phalarope
Sat Sep 23, 2006 10:55 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pick 'Em - Week Three
Replies: 19
Views: 6481

10) Cal
9) Arizona (Cardinals)
8) Navy
7) Connecticut
6) Indianapolis
5) Wake Forest
4) Notre Dame
3) Pittsburgh
2) Seattle
1) New England
by Red-necked Phalarope
Sun Sep 17, 2006 2:43 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pick 'Em - Week Two
Replies: 21
Views: 6746

Well, that was a trainwreck of a day for me.
by Red-necked Phalarope
Fri Sep 15, 2006 7:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pick 'Em - Week Two
Replies: 21
Views: 6746

10) Pittsburgh
9) Miami
8) Carolina
7) Illinois
6) Dallas
5) Central Florida
4) Denver
3) New York
2) Auburn
1) Florida State
by Red-necked Phalarope
Mon Sep 11, 2006 1:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NFL Knockout Contest - Week Two
Replies: 24
Views: 6959

St. Louis and--might as well get this over with--New Orleans.
by Red-necked Phalarope
Thu Sep 07, 2006 12:29 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pick 'Em - Week One
Replies: 32
Views: 9302

10) Notre Dame
9) Colorado State
8) Chicago
7) Indianapolis
6) Texas Tech
5) Carolina
4) Ohio State
3) Baltimore
2) Minnesota
1) Jacksonville
by Red-necked Phalarope
Tue Sep 05, 2006 11:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NFL Knockout Contest - Week One
Replies: 23
Views: 6962

Arizona, Philadelphia
by Red-necked Phalarope
Fri Sep 01, 2006 5:27 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pick 'Em - Prelude
Replies: 21
Views: 6589

Hooray for having a working computer again, even if I missed last night's games. Considering how much I know about college football, that's not much of a loss.

7) Notre Dame
6) Arizona
5) UNC
4) Miami
3) Memphis
2) California
1) Utah
by Red-necked Phalarope
Fri Sep 01, 2006 11:07 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NFL Knockout Contest
Replies: 12
Views: 3294

Sure, I'll play. Yahoo has a knockout league set up under slightly different rules, if that would make it any easier.
by Red-necked Phalarope
Tue Aug 08, 2006 12:14 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Starting quiz bowlers at a very early age
Replies: 20
Views: 7815

The closest analogy that comes to mind is of the Polgar sisters (Judit Polgar and two others whose names escape me), who were taught chess extensively from a very early age and now rank among the top 10 female chess players in the world. Judit may still be #1, actually; I haven't kept up much with c...
by Red-necked Phalarope
Wed Jun 07, 2006 2:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: high school-to-college thread, redux
Replies: 11
Views: 4663

Does anybody know if Dwight Kidder's contact list is being updated for 2006?
by Red-necked Phalarope
Wed May 31, 2006 3:26 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tournament dates 2006-07: survey
Replies: 5
Views: 2897

UNC is tentatively planning to hold the 2006 Tar Heel Cup on October 7th, but this date isn't official yet.
by Red-necked Phalarope
Wed May 03, 2006 10:30 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 06-07 VA/MD/DC area (maybe slightly beyond) date claimings
Replies: 38
Views: 16054

Tarheel Cup will likely be in October, and if Duke is doing HSCS with me, we'd probably have to do it in November. The reason why I say this is because of the football schedules at both schools. Due to an unholy combination of our home football schedule and other schedule conflicts, we're currently...
by Red-necked Phalarope
Tue Apr 04, 2006 12:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Personal Announcement
Replies: 16
Views: 6002

Congratulations!
by Red-necked Phalarope
Thu Mar 30, 2006 9:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: AWET I - March 25th
Replies: 11
Views: 7804

Finally , the AWET wrapup. My apologies for the delays. Complete stats are available at http://www.unc.edu/~rbruss/AWET/AWET_standings.html . I'd like to thank a host of people, including Chris Frankel, Chicago and anybody else who submitted a freelance packet that I'm overlooking; Dr. Emil Chuck, ...
by Red-necked Phalarope
Sat Mar 25, 2006 7:53 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: AWET I - March 25th
Replies: 11
Views: 7804

Matt Weiner went 10-0 and captured the individual scoring award, neg prize, and overall championship for AWET I. Virginia A and Maryland A took 2nd and 3rd and Eric Douglass (solo) and Leo Wolpert (UVA A) took the same places in scoring. More stats and a really long list of thanks and acknowledgment...
by Red-necked Phalarope
Thu Mar 23, 2006 6:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: AWET I - March 25th
Replies: 11
Views: 7804

Duke will be the 11th team for AWET.
by Red-necked Phalarope
Thu Mar 23, 2006 3:20 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: AWET I - March 25th
Replies: 11
Views: 7804

I need one more team to participate in AWET this Saturday to keep us at an odd 11. If I get a firm committment from a team to play by 11:59 PM today, I'll allow you to enter for the minimum fee of $50. This applies to interested local and/or previously-Duke-bound high schools, masters teams, and sch...
by Red-necked Phalarope
Thu Mar 23, 2006 3:17 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Duke Tournament
Replies: 14
Views: 4901

Okay, after having one team express interest before ultimately being unable to join us, I'm back at square one. I'll be crossposting this like mad due to its urgent nature, so my apologies in advance. I need one more team to participate in AWET this Saturday to keep us at an odd 11; if I get a firm ...
by Red-necked Phalarope
Tue Mar 21, 2006 3:26 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Duke Tournament
Replies: 14
Views: 4901

That's a pity that the Duke Academic Festival looks to be on the rocks this year; I remember it being one of the few high school tournaments my team did and having a good time, despite getting more or less creamed. NC State had to withdraw their registration for AWET Monday (for justifiable reasons)...
by Red-necked Phalarope
Mon Mar 20, 2006 1:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Solo
Replies: 25
Views: 9461

I have no idea if UNC would be able to host something like that, but I imagine we would at the least have a few volunteers. I personally wouldn't be able to do the 22nd, though.

-Brice
by Red-necked Phalarope
Tue Feb 28, 2006 12:54 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: AWET I - March 25th
Replies: 11
Views: 7804

In case anybody's waiting to make sure this gets off the ground before emailing me, so far I have received definite or tentative interest from the following teams: South Carolina (x2?) VCU Wake Forest Maryland Virginia Tech (x2?) Considering I haven't heard back from a couple of likely suspects yet ...
by Red-necked Phalarope
Sun Feb 26, 2006 6:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: The Belles Bowl--February 25, 2006 in Raleigh
Replies: 33
Views: 12868

Out of curiosity, is there anybody on any of these teams looking at attending UNC this fall? I'm glad to hear the tournament went well, by the way--I meant to ask you all if you needed help with buzzers or moderating, but it completely slipped my mind. If you (or any other area schools) are having a...
by Red-necked Phalarope
Thu Feb 23, 2006 11:53 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: AWET I - March 25th
Replies: 11
Views: 7804

I apologize for the lateness in responding to Brice's email; I am hereby confirming that we are indeed going to be doing a packet swap with UNC. Sorry for any confusion. Considering the time it took for me to get everything together on our end, no apology is needed at all. Also, I forgot: the no-fe...
by Red-necked Phalarope
Thu Feb 23, 2006 11:57 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: AWET I - March 25th
Replies: 11
Views: 7804

Announcement: AWET I - March 25th

Alright; I haven't gotten final confirmation from Jerry on this, but I'm going to go ahead and announce this so people can begin working on their packets. If I find out there are any changes that require a change in the tournament setup, I will post them ASAP. UNC's Carolina Academic Team is proud t...
by Red-necked Phalarope
Sun Feb 19, 2006 8:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Possible delayed mirror of William Wirt at Vanderbilt
Replies: 7
Views: 3931

UNC is currently planning a mirror/packet swap of BUTT/Aztlan Cup (which we should be making an official announcement for in the next day or two) for the same day, but I think we're far enough away from each other that we shouldn't be dipping into each other's pool of prospective teams too much.
by Red-necked Phalarope
Thu Feb 16, 2006 1:45 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs
Replies: 826
Views: 306531

This may be from a non-DI SCT packet, but the disconnect between my brain and my mouth was so great on this one I don't think I'm giving much away.

Wrong: Henry James
Right: Henry Adams