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by krollo
Fri Aug 21, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: COOT 2021
Replies: 4
Views: 1173

Re: COOT 2021

AGoodMan wrote: Tue Aug 18, 2020 12:54 pm Will the set have powers?
Yep.
by krollo
Mon Aug 10, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: COOT 2021
Replies: 4
Views: 1173

Re: COOT 2021

2/2 Chemistry and Other Science, broken down over the set as: 12/12 Chemistry 8/8 Maths 3/3 Compsci 2/2 Earth Science 1/1 Miscellaneous Am I reading it correctly that there will be, at maximum, two pure astronomy questions in the set? We intend to include a lot of what would ordinarily be classed a...
by krollo
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: CamO 2020 available for mirrors
Replies: 6
Views: 1714

CamO 2020 available for mirrors

Cambridge University Quiz Society are pleased to announce that the Cambridge Open set is now available for mirrors. This set is approximately Regs+ difficulty, and in a break from previous CamOs consists of 22/22 packets with 7-8 line powermarked tossups. The distribution is listed at the end of thi...
by krollo
Sat Apr 27, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Player Poll 2019
Replies: 92
Views: 38473

Re: Player Poll 2019

A few people from Cambridge who might have slipped under the radar: Richard Freeland - In addition to reliably getting any Old Testament, and most New Testament, content early on, he has excellent coverage on essentially all of myth, possibly the best in the UK. He's also terrifyingly good at classi...
by krollo
Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Why don't we have 1/1 math?
Replies: 59
Views: 21843

Re: Why don't we have 1/1 math?

I thought I'd give a few suggestions on this from the perspective of a rather different mathematical education system. In short, math s degrees in the UK tend to have a very significant proportion of applied – my first-year syllabus was about half-and-half, and I've personally ended up studying almo...
by krollo
Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CamO 2019 available for mirrors
Replies: 2
Views: 1278

Re: CamO 2019 available for mirrors

(1/1) Other Anglosphere Literature (US-dominated) (1/1) European Literature (0.8/0.8) World/CL Literature Will things like English-language Nigerian literature go under "Anglosphere" or "World"? Also, will US literature not written in English be under Anglosphere? It's (a little arbitrarily) geogra...
by krollo
Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CamO 2019 available for mirrors
Replies: 2
Views: 1278

CamO 2019 available for mirrors

I'm happy to announce that the latest instalment of Cambridge Open is now available for mirrors. It went down well at the UK site a month ago, and we've made improvements to the set based on that since. It's a similar difficulty to previous iterations, around Penn Bowl, though this set is hopefully ...
by krollo
Fri Dec 14, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: Is Festivus happening?
Replies: 11
Views: 5336

Re: Is Festivus happening?

I have 20-tossup packet of 'Literary Elements' I'm up for reading, probably around Regs difficulty.