2010 HSNCT Fiesta!

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2010 HSNCT Fiesta!

Post by kayli » Sun May 16, 2010 2:36 pm

Hey guys, I was wondering if anyone would be interested in a small social event at HSNCT. We could do random things like play twister or monopoly or video games or poker. There's also the opportunity for an epic game of hide-and-seek or mafia. If we decide to do it, it'd be a BYOB kind of event (unless some kind soul wants to supply some refreshments :D).
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Re: 2010 HSNCT Fiesta!

Post by Golran » Sun May 16, 2010 2:49 pm

I'd love to participate in something and meet various people from around the country. I'm getting in late Friday night, and leaving early Monday morning, so either a Saturday night or Sunday night thing would work for me.
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Re: 2010 HSNCT Fiesta!

Post by Ondes Martenot » Sun May 16, 2010 3:08 pm

There's also the opportunity for an epic game of hide-and-seek
Don't hide in the rooms with the shibaricon people, because that may not end so well.
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Re: 2010 HSNCT Fiesta!

Post by Matthew D » Sun May 16, 2010 7:12 pm

I have a feeling that my team would be interested in this.. we are coming in on Thursday night and leave out on Monday morning
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Re: 2010 HSNCT Fiesta!

Post by kayli » Mon May 17, 2010 6:19 pm

Pensacola is coming in Friday afternoon and leaving Sunday night. It could be done Friday after practice rounds. Alternatively, there's a lot of down time after Saturday matches; but some teams might want to get their beauty sleep.
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Re: 2010 HSNCT Fiesta!

Post by Cheynem » Mon May 17, 2010 7:44 pm

I'm probably busy with a host of other stuff, but if anyone sets up a game of Stratego, I'll be there.
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Re: 2010 HSNCT Fiesta!

Post by Tanay » Mon May 17, 2010 8:29 pm

If any teams are arriving one day early, Thursday night is an option. I know that's the case for us.
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Re: 2010 HSNCT Fiesta!

Post by Boeing X-20, Please! » Mon May 17, 2010 9:37 pm

NoWayItsTanay wrote:If any teams are arriving one day early, Thursday night is an option. I know that's the case for us.
Thursday night is for buying a copy of the prose edda, fool!
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Re: 2010 HSNCT Fiesta!

Post by Dan-Don » Tue May 18, 2010 12:04 am

I'm down whenever this is held but would obviously prefer it if other Illinois people participated (and if it were held after practice rounds which I'm required to staff I think). Hide and seek in the Hyatt could be amazing.
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Re: 2010 HSNCT Fiesta!

Post by Tanay » Tue May 18, 2010 2:07 am

Secretary of Bobcats wrote:
NoWayItsTanay wrote:If any teams are arriving one day early, Thursday night is an option. I know that's the case for us.
Thursday night is for buying a copy of the prose edda, fool!
For myself? Unnecessary, as my coach has one that he uses for translation stuff. You, however, will need to find a copy of Midnight's Children for me. I'm pretty sure Blackhawks are already on the Endangered Species List, and in another four games, they'll be back home.
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Re: 2010 HSNCT Fiesta!

Post by Carambola! » Tue May 18, 2010 2:26 am

Hide and seek could be troublesome. I'm up for board games or cards. Or LAN parties.
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Re: 2010 HSNCT Fiesta!

Post by kayli » Tue May 18, 2010 2:44 am

laserphaser wrote:Hide and seek could be troublesome.
But, that's half the fun!
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Re: 2010 HSNCT Fiesta!

Post by The King's Flight to the Scots » Tue May 18, 2010 10:40 pm

Arsonists Get All the Girls wrote:
laserphaser wrote:Hide and seek could be troublesome.
But, that's half the fun!
Hey, there's some other event going on in the hotel that weekend--you could hide in plain sight!
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Re: 2010 HSNCT Fiesta!

Post by Boeing X-20, Please! » Tue May 18, 2010 11:09 pm

Cernel Joson wrote:
Arsonists Get All the Girls wrote:
laserphaser wrote:Hide and seek could be troublesome.
But, that's half the fun!
Hey, there's some other event going on in the hotel that weekend--you could hide in plain sight!
I think there will be just as much seeking out of such events as hiding going on.
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Re: 2010 HSNCT Fiesta!

Post by New York Undercover » Wed May 19, 2010 12:17 am

i can't wait for HSNCT to be over just so people stop making these tired shibaricon jokes

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Re: 2010 HSNCT Fiesta!

Post by nobthehobbit » Wed May 19, 2010 12:26 am

New York Undercover wrote:i can't wait for HSNCT to be over just so people stop making these tired shibaricon jokes
Then I guess we'll have to hope the final doesn't go into overtime.

Oh, and if I were going to be at HSNCT (I'm not), I'd bring Kingsburg with its expansion, as well as Witch's Brew. Maybe also Clans, Ingenious, Ilium and Great Wall of China. And then Cheeky Monkey for sheer silliness.
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Re: 2010 HSNCT Fiesta!

Post by Auks Ran Ova » Wed May 19, 2010 12:55 am

New York Undercover wrote:i can't wait for HSNCT to be over just so people stop making these tired shibaricon jokes
Don't get all knotted up in anger, now.
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Re: 2010 HSNCT Fiesta!

Post by kayli » Thu May 20, 2010 1:57 pm

So I was watching Kids Next Door, and I think that we should have a giant game of tag too.
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Post by Tanay » Thu May 20, 2010 2:23 pm

Ultimate Frisbee is amazing as well. Is there a park nearby where this can happen?
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Re: 2010 HSNCT Fiesta!

Post by Dan-Don » Thu May 20, 2010 2:35 pm

NoWayItsTanay wrote:Ultimate Frisbee is amazing as well. Is there a park nearby where this can happen?
Mmm not really. It's kind of a busy, urban area what with the proximity of O'Hare. But Ultimate Frisbee could probably be made to work somewhere. I think there might be some kind of forest preserve with an open field in back of the hotel?
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Re: 2010 HSNCT Fiesta!

Post by Boeing X-20, Please! » Thu May 20, 2010 4:02 pm

Arsonists Get All the Girls wrote:So I was watching Kids Next Door, and I think that we should have a giant game of tag too.
Or we could play Nerf. People would have double the fun packing toy weapons while standing in airport security lines.
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Re: 2010 HSNCT Fiesta!

Post by mastaloo » Thu May 20, 2010 4:07 pm

NoWayItsTanay wrote:Ultimate Frisbee is amazing as well. Is there a park nearby where this can happen?
Forget parks, the lobby would be a blast.
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Re: 2010 HSNCT Fiesta!

Post by Susan » Thu May 20, 2010 4:14 pm

I hope those of you who are getting in early have some time to visit the city and do fun stuff outside the confines of the hotel (if you can fit it into your busy hide-and-seek-and-frisbee-and-nerf-weapons schedule).
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Re: 2010 HSNCT Fiesta!

Post by Buzz Buzzard » Sat May 22, 2010 12:11 am

NoWayItsTanay wrote:Ultimate Frisbee is amazing as well. Is there a park nearby where this can happen?
There are numerous clearing/picnic-type areas in the Cook County Forest Preserve that surrounds the Des Plaines river in the vicinity of Rosemont/Des Plaines/etc (and one on the other side of Dee Rd. from Maine South HS). Probably not walking distance from the hotel, but if you can hitch a ride, that would work.
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Re: 2010 HSNCT Fiesta!

Post by kayli » Sat May 22, 2010 11:21 pm

I think I'll be bringing my NCAA peewee sized football to the hotel.
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Post by Terrible Shorts Depot » Mon May 24, 2010 5:00 pm

At ICT, we really annoyed everyone by tossing a disc in the big auditorium. It was a good call.
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Re: 2010 HSNCT Fiesta!

Post by Golran » Fri May 28, 2010 2:09 pm

So is anything happening? I really want to meet some new people... If anything ends up going on either Sat night or Sunday afternoon/night, can someone let me know through some method? PM/email me to get my phone number.
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Re: 2010 HSNCT Fiesta!

Post by Charley Pride » Fri May 28, 2010 5:14 pm

Arsonists Get All the Girls wrote:play twister
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Re: 2010 HSNCT Fiesta!

Post by Charbroil » Sat May 29, 2010 1:27 am

Golran wrote:So is anything happening? I really want to meet some new people... If anything ends up going on either Sat night or Sunday afternoon/night, can someone let me know through some method? PM/email me to get my phone number.
There will probably be plenty of new people playing the history tournament on Saturday night, and it'll be a fun way of meeting people, if the geography side event was any indicator.
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Re: 2010 HSNCT Fiesta!

Post by kayli » Sat May 29, 2010 10:45 am

We can try today at like 8. I'll be the guy with the red headband.
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Re: 2010 HSNCT Fiesta!

Post by Golran » Mon May 31, 2010 1:20 pm

Sorry I missed this, and thus didn't show up, I thought I would be able to get HSQB boards on my phone, but ran into some errors. I ended up going to the history tournament and scorekeeping.
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Re: 2010 HSNCT Fiesta!

Post by kayli » Mon May 31, 2010 2:03 pm

Well, I couldn't make it. I had some uh... personal issue to deal with... Next year, watch out for the facebook event.
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