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by justinduffy
Fri Jul 10, 2020 11:12 pm
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: General Misconduct Discussion (TW: sexual harassment)
Replies: 39
Views: 4537

Re: [TW: Sexual Harassment] Harassment in the THAT Online Quizbowl Discord

I think that the creation of an offender list is a good idea. One problem that has been discussed in relation to sexual harassment and also the (much less important) cheating allegations is that the identity of offenders is often an "open secret" that is not really "open." Tournament directors (and ...
by justinduffy
Sat Feb 22, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Michigan Winter Tournament at Harvard (2/22/20)
Replies: 4
Views: 1663

Re: Michigan Winter Tournament at Harvard (2/22/20)

Thanks to everyone who played today! We stuck with a simple 11-team round robin, which still lasted until around 6 pm due to the extra 2/2 in each packet. Congratulations to MIT A , who went 9-1 to clear the field and win the tournament! Brown A , MIT B , and the Yale Kids all tied for second place ...
by justinduffy
Wed Apr 24, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Player Poll 2019
Replies: 92
Views: 37496

Re: Player Poll 2019

I'll pub some of my Harvard teammates: Another guy who hasn't gotten enough love is Thomas Gioia from Harvard. Playing in DII and somehow being left off of Harvard A at Nats means he hasn't received a lot of attention, but Thomas should definitely be on your literature poll. Don't let his negs at Na...
by justinduffy
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: ACF Nationals 2019 discussion: Question Content
Replies: 90
Views: 34058

Re: ACF Nationals 2019 discussion: Question Content

I'll echo some of the previous praise that most of the bonuses we encountered had one part that definitely convertible without being insultingly easy. However, there were a few bonuses that seemed exceedingly hard, such as the one on category theory. My only significant beef with the tournament is t...
by justinduffy
Sun Jun 17, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2018 NASAT - Congratulations Illinois A!
Replies: 57
Views: 36975

Re: 2018 NASAT - 6/16-6/17 at the University of Kentucky

Will the finals be streamed anywhere?
by justinduffy
Wed May 30, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Matt Bruce (cw: sexual assault, pedophilia)
Replies: 153
Views: 72632

Re: Matt Bruce (cw: sexual assault, pedophilia)

One thing that makes me especially uneasy is that if someone is comfortable enough to post about these inappropriate thoughts in a public forum, they are probably more likely to act on those same thoughts. Quiz bowl puts people in contact with hundreds or even thousands of competitors, most of whom ...
by justinduffy
Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New NAQT Individual Player NCT - April 15, Chicago
Replies: 55
Views: 24291

Re: New NAQT Individual Player NCT - April 15, Chicago

How will the top subject area (history, mythology, etc) awards be determined? Will only the preliminary rounds will be taken into account?
by justinduffy
Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New NAQT Individual Player NCT - April 15, Chicago
Replies: 55
Views: 24291

Re: New NAQT Individual Player NCT - April 15, Chicago

How will the players be seeded for Round 1 Matches?