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by Martin Faber
Tue Apr 26, 2016 2:00 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: 25 for 25: A Definitive List of the Greatest ACF Players
Replies: 29
Views: 23680

25 for 25: A Definitive List of the Greatest ACF Players

2016 marked the 25th ACF Nationals, an event that could scarcely be allowed to pass without Martin Faber's definitive comment. Thus, a coterie of estimable individuals have collaborated to produce—as ever, for your edification and enjoyment—a list of the 25 greatest players to lace 'em up at Nats. T...
by Martin Faber
Thu May 19, 2005 8:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: "Realification" of questions
Replies: 0
Views: 2298

"Realification" of questions

I wanted to discuss the topic of "realification," which as I said seems to me misunderstood by many. I've made this a separate topic, so that people can continue to pursue the vexed issue of West Coast underrepresentation without being sidetracked. When discussing this topic, it's importan...
by Martin Faber
Wed May 18, 2005 9:39 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: The Definitive Greatest Players List
Replies: 18
Views: 26654

I think that there is too much emphasis on winning tournaments, for the reasons already mentioned...people win because they have teams that can win. To a certain extent, this is true. To be more precise: Players who aren't themselves great can win tournaments because they happen to be on teams that...
by Martin Faber
Tue May 17, 2005 4:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: The Definitive Greatest Players List
Replies: 18
Views: 26654

Finally: woe to your memory, all of you who stop playing this season. No matter how good you are now, three years from now most quiz bowl players won't know who you are, and those who do will insist that you are overrated. Cherish your prestige now, while you have it. I don't really understand this...
by Martin Faber
Tue May 17, 2005 12:25 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: The Definitive Greatest Players List
Replies: 18
Views: 26654

The Definitive Greatest Players List

The “Definitive Listâ€