AVERY

This forum is for tournament announcements, updates, and results (official or otherwise).
Post Reply
User avatar
Fuddle Duddle
Memerator
Posts: 717
Joined: Tue Aug 02, 2016 12:31 pm
Location: East Lansing, MI or Naperville, IL

AVERY

Post by Fuddle Duddle » Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:33 pm

Disclaimer: the following post and tournament are not meant as advocacy for nonpyramidal tournaments or formats. I'm fairly certain we're all agreed that they are bad.
Another low- effort guerrilla tournament is coming to town! For AVERY (A VERY bad tournament idea), you (and your friends) can submit a packet in the style of any and all of the awful state and local formats you grew up with. I'll collect them and probably read them on discord or something (or in person if anyone wants that). Submissions should be sent to jakobsmyers@gmail.com by October 1.
Jakob Myers
MSU '21, Naperville North (IL) '17
"No one has ever organized a greater effort to get people interested in pretending to play quiz bowl"
-Ankit Aggarwal
Member, PACE

User avatar
Benin Rebirth Party
Yuna
Posts: 775
Joined: Sat Jun 12, 2010 8:46 pm
Location: Farhaven, Ontario

Re: AVERY

Post by Benin Rebirth Party » Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:41 pm

FORTY POINT SNAPSTART TO ROUND ONE
Joe Su
Lisgar 2012, McGill 2015, McGill 20--

FINALIST -- 2017 ILQBM MEME OF THE YEAR

User avatar
Fuddle Duddle
Memerator
Posts: 717
Joined: Tue Aug 02, 2016 12:31 pm
Location: East Lansing, MI or Naperville, IL

Re: AVERY

Post by Fuddle Duddle » Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:39 pm

Benin Rebirth Party wrote:FORTY POINT SNAPSTART TO ROUND ONE
I said state, not provincial formats
Jakob Myers
MSU '21, Naperville North (IL) '17
"No one has ever organized a greater effort to get people interested in pretending to play quiz bowl"
-Ankit Aggarwal
Member, PACE

Atlashill
Lulu
Posts: 55
Joined: Sun Mar 16, 2014 4:52 pm
Location: Sedalia, MO

Re: AVERY

Post by Atlashill » Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:05 pm

One of the formats I played in high school used worksheets. How would one work on discord?
Kyle Hill—Liberty (Mo.) '03—Truman State '07
Moderator for hire based in Sedalia, Mo.

User avatar
Fuddle Duddle
Memerator
Posts: 717
Joined: Tue Aug 02, 2016 12:31 pm
Location: East Lansing, MI or Naperville, IL

Re: AVERY

Post by Fuddle Duddle » Mon Aug 13, 2018 5:07 am

Further clarifications: The intended difficulty of packets should be marked (collegiate regular difficulty is preferred if you think you can write regular difficulty in a state format, HS regular or so preferred otherwise if conceptions of difficulty are even relevant to your submission), as should any special instructions as to who is allowed to answer and when or special rules as to how to read a segment that people may not be familiar with (basically anything that's not a lightning round, tossup, or bonus). Worksheet rounds should be enclosed separately as google docs so that teams on discord can work collaboratively on them.
Jakob Myers
MSU '21, Naperville North (IL) '17
"No one has ever organized a greater effort to get people interested in pretending to play quiz bowl"
-Ankit Aggarwal
Member, PACE

_nestorius
Lulu
Posts: 18
Joined: Wed Sep 06, 2017 3:47 pm

Re: AVERY

Post by _nestorius » Mon Aug 13, 2018 6:17 pm

If I have the time, I may write a short packet of questions with descriptive answerlines where the player must provide exactly the answer printed in the packet, in honor of the time in high school I negged because I answered Joseph's "coat of many colors" when the packet said Joseph's "coat with many colors."
Mitch Baron
New York University '20
Illinois Valley Central High School '16

Post Reply