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pennstateqb wrote:Fantastic! Penn State would like to bring 1 team and 2 buzzers ($80 fee).
Morraine Man wrote:Since I'm the only member of the Georgetown quizbowl team interested in playing, can I be granted some kind of free agent status to join any other team that might need extra people? I don't have any particular team in mind at this point.
Lapego1 wrote:I'm going to need some final numbers on teams VERY soon (like this week) so I can get the proper number of rooms--we may be limited on the number of rooms we can get in one building.
TheHumanPaperweight wrote:Do we have a read on what building we're in?
zmh204 wrote:Is there any way NYU could get in on this? I sent someone an email but never received a response. Hopefully the forum will work out better.
mpellegrini wrote:Delaware has 6 players for our two teams. So if there are any free agents or half-teams out there, contact me and we can work something out.
Also, none of my teammates want to do Eyes that Do Not See, so it looks like we won't be staying for it after all.
Lapego1 wrote:Actually, it'd be great format-wise if your two could join up with a team already out there because we won't be able to field house teams and are still stuck at 17 at the moment.
Columbia Quiz Bowl wrote:(Wait, why does this post just go up whereas the previous one needed to be approved by a moderator? ...never mind. Someone can delete this or whatever.)
DumbJaques wrote:Maryland, like Delaware, only has six players for two teams, and I presume Rutgers-Nick is also shorthanded to some degree. Maybe it would be possible to get down to 12 and avoid byes?
Lapego1 wrote: If we cut those two and have some of you join Nick (and Bruce?) and some Jerry + Trevor (if they're okay with it), I have no problem with it. We'd do a full round robin with 12 teams + finals if necessary (no byes).
Lapego1 wrote:That would work. I have both of you guys at two teams currently. If we cut those two and have some of you join Nick (and Bruce?) and some Jerry + Trevor (if they're okay with it)
nurgles_herald wrote:Not to sound naggy, but I, Cow, definitely got some TUs during Penn State's game against Princeton B. That said, great tournament, lots of fun, and Penn State looks forward to attending the next one! Great work, folks!
Paul (2 4 1): 60
Isaac (1 5 16): -15
Chris (9 26 20): 295
Eric (3 14 8): 145
Jerry (5 15 25): 100
DumbJaques wrote:I enjoyed this tournament and thought it was solidly run, though there were 1-2 rooms with simply unacceptable moderators. Look, people should not be buzzing in halfway through Norse myth tossups and very reasonably guessing things from Hindu mythology; as a moderator, you should consider this a big red flag. I've actually noticed that almost every Penn tournament, while on the whole filled with competent moderators, has a small handful of atrocious rooms that everyone waits outside of and complains about. I think there are probably enough people in the area that moderators could be recruited to correct this (if we had been told, for instance, there was a moderator shortage, we could have brought one), so I'm hopefully a new strategy might produce the first ever pre-8pm finish for Penn Bowl next month.
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