ACRONYM 11 @ UMN, again (03.04.18)

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ACRONYM 11 @ UMN, again (03.04.18)

Post by Auks Ran Ova » Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:57 pm

Hello! I'll be running a second Twin Cities-area mirror of ACRONYM 11 on March 4, 2018, which is the Sunday after Minnesota's mirror of Cal's Mid-Spring Tournament. It's a pretty standard open-eligibility event; entry will be on the order of $20-25/person.

(If you're looking for the event held two weeks earlier at the same location, that's over here. If you're unable to play that one, you're more than welcome to play this one; if you will have already played that one, your assistance in staffing would be appreciated!)

Here is a team-formation spreadsheet. The field is hard-capped at 14 teams, though I don't predict this will be a huge problem.
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Re: ACRONYM 11 @ UMN, again (03.04.18)

Post by Cheynem » Fri Dec 22, 2017 2:11 pm

Playing this, but need a team.
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Re: ACRONYM 11 @ UMN, again (03.04.18)

Post by Aaron's Rod » Fri Dec 22, 2017 3:24 pm

You: Can actually remember the names of actors/directors, and/or enjoys Remembering Some Guys
I: Know some things about music and even fewer things about hockey. I was the exact middle of the field in Celebs individual PPG and randomly 30ed a volleyball bonus at ACRONYM X. Call me, beep me, if you wanna reach me.
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Re: ACRONYM 11 @ UMN, again (03.04.18)

Post by Banned Tiny Toon Adventures Episode » Fri Dec 22, 2017 3:32 pm

if ur looking for a player who was a bottom scorer at both secret island and a bottom 4 scorer at some other acronym mirror, then im ur guy
i also only know basketball from 2012-2013
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Post by An Economic Ignoramus » Fri Dec 22, 2017 7:25 pm

If you want someone on your team who presumably will be able to answer some questions hmu
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Post by women, fire and dangerous things » Fri Dec 22, 2017 9:39 pm

I'm looking for a team. Sometimes I know things that aren't sports, but I never know things that are sports.
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Post by Cheynem » Fri Dec 22, 2017 9:56 pm

Alex and I are playing and need teammates who know things.
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Post by Cheynem » Wed Feb 07, 2018 4:54 pm

Just a bump to indicate that I'm still seeking teammates, who preferably know video games and science.

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Post by Progcon » Wed Feb 07, 2018 5:36 pm

Forgot this was a thing. I'm looking for a team who would like someone who knows sports and some other random trashy things. Please PM me or email me if your team has an opening!

Thanks!
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Post by Coelacanth » Mon Feb 26, 2018 3:20 pm

Can we get a starting time and meeting location for this?
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Post by Auks Ran Ova » Wed Feb 28, 2018 11:11 pm

I'm going to close the field now that we're at 8 teams. Please come up with a team name if you don't want one assigned to you; also, if you can, please stick a contact email address in the column on the spreadsheet I've just relabeled for that purpose.

Entry will be $25/person (to defray the cost of Sunday room rental). Please be at Blegen Hall room 150 by [EDIT] 8:30 am; we're aiming to start by 9.
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Re: ACRONYM 11 @ UMN, again (03.04.18)

Post by Progcon » Thu Mar 01, 2018 4:59 pm

Entry will be $25/person (to defray the cost of Sunday room rental). Please be at Blegen Hall room 150 by 9am; we're aiming to start by 9:30.
Is there currently a plan for when this will end? I have a flight in the early evening that I imagine I can catch, but would like to know the schedule for this event. I think there could be a 8 team RR before lunch becuase I remember ACRONYM going very quickly last year.
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Re: ACRONYM 11 @ UMN, again (03.04.18)

Post by Auks Ran Ova » Thu Mar 01, 2018 5:30 pm

My plan is currently an 8 team RR followed by a 4/4 split; with our group of readers I certainly think we can blow through the prelims before lunch. I could also be convinced to move the start time earlier if enough people need to leave early, I suppose.
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Re: ACRONYM 11 @ UMN, again (03.04.18)

Post by Progcon » Thu Mar 01, 2018 5:39 pm

As long as this is event is done by before 4-ish, I should be able to play all 10 rounds. In the worst case scenario, I leave a little bit early and it's no big deal. This shouldn't be an issue.
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Post by Auks Ran Ova » Thu Mar 01, 2018 7:47 pm

Gotten enough feedback re: starting earlier that I've bumped times up by half an hour. I appreciate your flexibility though!
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Post by Auks Ran Ova » Fri Mar 02, 2018 1:03 am

Note that while the field is closed to new teams, there are still three spots available for potential free agents!
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Re: ACRONYM 11 @ UMN, again (03.04.18)

Post by Cheynem » Sun Mar 04, 2018 7:01 pm

A team of myself, Alex Damisch, Morgan Venkus, and Dr. Will Nediger defeated a team of D. Dylan Minarik, Tejas Raje, Ryan Rosenberg, and Ramapriya Rangaraju in a one-game final to win this tournament.
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Re: ACRONYM 11 @ UMN, again (03.04.18)

Post by Cheynem » Tue Mar 06, 2018 8:21 pm

staaaaaaaaaaaaaaaats
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Post by InvadErGII » Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:03 am

Cheynem wrote:staaaaaaaaaaaaaaaats
Staaaaaaaaaaats
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Re: ACRONYM 11 @ UMN, again (03.04.18)

Post by bradleykirksey » Wed Mar 07, 2018 6:42 pm

2 Tejas Raje A Post-Psychoanalytic Marxist Analysis Of Lil' Yachty's "Peek A Boo" 11.0 38 powers 9 tossups 6 negs


Really??

That's a pretty awesome statline. I think that's the highest power % I've ever seen (not counting freshmen going 1/0/0 or something).
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Re: ACRONYM 11 @ UMN, again (03.04.18)

Post by Progcon » Wed Mar 07, 2018 6:51 pm

InvadErGII wrote:
Cheynem wrote:staaaaaaaaaaaaaaaats
Staaaaaaaaaaats
Two strange things about my team's (Cat's) stats:
1) We finished 3rd in PPB but last in the field.
2) I only got 16 tossups the entire day but 14 of them were for power because I basically only get sports.

Also, Arlo is a really good all-around trash player and people should want him as a teammate.
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Re: ACRONYM 11 @ UMN, again (03.04.18)

Post by Geriatric trauma » Wed Mar 07, 2018 6:59 pm

bradleykirksey wrote:2 Tejas Raje A Post-Psychoanalytic Marxist Analysis Of Lil' Yachty's "Peek A Boo" 11.0 38 powers 9 tossups 6 negs


Really??

That's a pretty awesome statline. I think that's the highest power % I've ever seen (not counting freshmen going 1/0/0 or something).
https://www.naqt.com/stats/tournament/p ... _id=408951
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Re: ACRONYM 11 @ UMN, again (03.04.18)

Post by bradleykirksey » Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:03 pm

Granny Soberer wrote:
bradleykirksey wrote:2 Tejas Raje A Post-Psychoanalytic Marxist Analysis Of Lil' Yachty's "Peek A Boo" 11.0 38 powers 9 tossups 6 negs


Really??

That's a pretty awesome statline. I think that's the highest power % I've ever seen (not counting freshmen going 1/0/0 or something).
https://www.naqt.com/stats/tournament/p ... _id=408951
He played 4 tournaments and maintained 89.5% power%. I stand corrected, thanks!
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