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by JA01
Tue Aug 04, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: Northeast Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: Tri-State Area Date Claims 2020-2021
Replies: 8
Views: 726

Re: Tri-State Area Date Claims 2020-2021

Stony Brook will host a mirror of MOQBA Novice on January 9th online and exclusively for the New York, New Jersey, Connecticut Tri State Area.
by JA01
Sat Aug 01, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 8)
Replies: 19
Views: 2618

Re: CAMP I Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 8)

I apologize for the lack of announcements and updates. This tournament is still happening and all participants should receive an email with the server link within the next couple days. Payments can be made via Venmo @Jade-Anderson-32 or PayPal [email protected].com From there, they will be donated to...
by JA01
Sat Aug 01, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]
Replies: 28
Views: 4361

Re: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]

Wolfie Bowl happened and it was a moderate success! I'd like to thank all the players who competed. Everyone did so well and it was great that the set was mostly well received. I'd also like to thank the staff. They did a great job even when stuff got confusing. We really couldn't have done it witho...
by JA01
Fri Jul 31, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]
Replies: 28
Views: 4361

Re: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]

Wolfie Bowl Subcategory Distribution EDIT: This has been fixed so that every value more or less adds up to the road category distribution. Some may not add up to exactly 1 because of decimals. I apologize for what might be the ugliest distribution ever. I also apologize for doing the math incorrect...
by JA01
Thu Jul 30, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]
Replies: 28
Views: 4361

Re: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]

IMPORTANT UPDATE We are two days away from the tournament. We need everyone to pay their entry fees as well as join the server. If you have not gotten the server link or unsure if you have paid yet, please contact [email protected].com There will be a staff meeting on Friday 3pm ET for staffers who ...
by JA01
Mon Jul 20, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]
Replies: 28
Views: 4361

Re: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]

Current field can be found here https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/13IyT3s_ugimpfzITg8KD81OGBNOSjLo5yIlIHiuIsAw/edit?usp=sharing Feel free to message questions about the field. We have a decent amount of teams on the waitlist. We'd love to extend the cap if we can get enough staffers. Any of tho...
by JA01
Wed Jul 15, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Scattergories 4 online (8/22/20)
Replies: 6
Views: 1859

Re: Scattergories 4 online (8/22/20)

Same as Mike Cheyne, I'd be happy to play for a team that isn't full
by JA01
Sun Jul 12, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]
Replies: 28
Views: 4361

Re: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]

We reached our max amount of teams. Any new teams that register will be put on the waiting list. Players who have not registered, but are on a registered team can still sign up. We have a couple spots open still for free agents. Also if you have less than four players of your team and unless you hav...
by JA01
Thu Jul 09, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Playtesting for Wolfie Bowl
Replies: 3
Views: 366

Re: Playtesting for Wolfie Bowl

Traditionally, I think it's best to playtest high school questions only with players who are ineligible (i.e. graduated from high school.) Else, you create weird incentives and it's harder to reveal answers because there isn't as much contact between current potential players of this set and colleg...
by JA01
Thu Jul 09, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]
Replies: 28
Views: 4361

Re: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]

JA01 wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 11:26 pm
kidgib wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 6:51 pm
Is there any possibility to see a Google sheets of the teams competing to see exactly who is going and how many teams are participating?
This is the field as of July 9th 11:27pm
Ok I forgot to attach the file

If anyone has any questions, feel free to email or PM me
by JA01
Thu Jul 09, 2020 11:26 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]
Replies: 28
Views: 4361

Re: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]

kidgib wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 6:51 pm
Is there any possibility to see a Google sheets of the teams competing to see exactly who is going and how many teams are participating?
This is the field as of July
by JA01
Thu Jul 09, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Playtesting for Wolfie Bowl
Replies: 3
Views: 366

Playtesting for Wolfie Bowl

The Stony Brook team is holding playtesting sessions for our upcoming Wolfie Bowl tournament. Sessions will be held July 13-16 at 6 pm EDT over a Discord server. Players that have registered already for Wolfie Bowl CANNOT participate in playtesting. If you're thinking of registering, but have not do...
by JA01
Fri Jul 03, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 8)
Replies: 19
Views: 2618

Re: CAMP I Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 8)

The field cap is now extended to 16 teams. I advise those who signed up as free agents to arrange a team as soon as possible or I will arrange teams based on the list order on the spreadsheet. Once you do organize a team, email or PM me to let me know. I also might have to put free agents on already...
by JA01
Sun Jun 28, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 8)
Replies: 19
Views: 2618

Re: CAMP I Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 8)

There about 3 teams in the waitlist as of the time I am writing this. I need more staffers to increase the cap. I hope to increase the cap because I want everyone who wishes to play, play. To reiterate, staffers will be paid $20.
by JA01
Mon Jun 22, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: National Charity QB Tournament
Replies: 20
Views: 2787

Re: National Charity QB Tournament

The notion of writing an entire tournament question set in a month brings a lot of skepticism. Many of the concerns is that the questions will not be of high quality given the amount of time spent writing and editing them. I recommend postponing the tournament until August at the earliest and possib...
by JA01
Mon Jun 22, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 8)
Replies: 19
Views: 2618

Re: CAMP I Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 8)

The 12 team cap is just about full. If I get more staffers, I will raise the cap. Those interested in staffing can sign up on the spreadsheet that’s in the original post. Staffers will be paid $20.
by JA01
Wed Jun 17, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: How do you add a round to Packetizor format?
Replies: 0
Views: 434

How do you add a round to Packetizor format?

I need to add a round to a format on Packetizor. How do I do that?
by JA01
Wed Jun 17, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]
Replies: 28
Views: 4361

Re: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]

vedul wrote:
Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:10 am
Is this tournament HS-open or closed?
open
by JA01
Wed Jun 17, 2020 2:16 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]
Replies: 28
Views: 4361

Re: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]

open, but like only for high schoolers or college freshmen
by JA01
Mon Jun 15, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]
Replies: 28
Views: 4361

Re: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]

Quick update: So the difficulty has been modified just a teeny bit. I previously said it was equivalent to an IS-A set, but now it's somewhere in between IS-A and IS-S. High schoolers should still be able to answer the questions.
by JA01
Mon Jun 15, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: National Charity QB Tournament
Replies: 20
Views: 2787

Re: National Charity QB Tournament

48 teams a whole lot to have for an online tournament. Also, are you accepting outside staffers?
by JA01
Fri Jun 12, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]
Replies: 28
Views: 4361

Re: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]

The packets are about 70% finished. Make sure to register!
by JA01
Wed Jun 10, 2020 1:23 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 8)
Replies: 19
Views: 2618

Re: CAMP I Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 8)

Now offering payment of $20 to staffers for CAMP and I will also put forth at least an additional 7% of the funds to go to the charities to ensure a substantial amount is donated.
by JA01
Mon Jun 08, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: National Charity QB Tournament
Replies: 20
Views: 2787

Re: National Charity QB Tournament

"open to all"

so is this only HS or is it open?
by JA01
Mon Jun 01, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 8)
Replies: 19
Views: 2618

Re: CAMP I Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 8)

The past few days in the U.S. have hard to watch. This tournament started as a way to raise money for those suffering from the Covid-19 pandemic, and now it will additionally raise money to combat inequality. The proceeds of this tournament will now be completely donated to Feeding America and The B...
by JA01
Mon May 25, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Cambridge Open Online (5/24)
Replies: 35
Views: 5402

Re: Cambridge Open Online (5/24)

Just curious, when will payment for staffers be distributed?
by JA01
Sun May 24, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 8)
Replies: 19
Views: 2618

Re: CAMP I Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 2020)

CAMP will be on August 8, 2020. Because it’s so far in advance, I’m temporarily closing registrations until it’s closer to the tournament so all the spots don’t fill up so quickly. If I can get more staff, I can raise the cap. Even teams or individuals who registered before May 24 are still good to ...
by JA01
Fri May 22, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: Practices, Scrimmages, Online Packets, and Playtesting
Topic: Avatar: TLA and LoK Trash Packets
Replies: 1
Views: 513

Avatar: TLA and LoK Trash Packets

I am pleased to announce two quiz bowl packets in the style of NAQT that are all about Avatar: The Last Airbender and Legend of Korra. I have written and edited both packets myself. A lot of people have been watching and rewatching ATLA since it has been recently added to the Netflix collection, so ...
by JA01
Thu May 21, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Summer Events?
Replies: 7
Views: 1475

Re: Summer Events?

I’m organizing a house written tournament on August 1 and an all film tournament sometime after that in August.
by JA01
Wed May 20, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 8)
Replies: 19
Views: 2618

Re: CAMP I Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 2020)

To be honest, since there are only four packets and there are teams, I wouldn't mind having bonuses. But they do make an event longer and harder to write. I was experimenting with bonuses in the set, but it did make it more difficult to write and would slow down the pace a lot. For now it’ll be tos...
by JA01
Wed May 20, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 8)
Replies: 19
Views: 2618

Re: CAMP I Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 2020)

Ooh, exciting! Any projection of what the trash/art, English/foreign-language, old/new balances will be? I can’t guarantee an exact distribution of time periods, but there will be more English speaking films since those are more known at least where I’m from. Still there will be some foreign films ...
by JA01
Wed May 20, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 8)
Replies: 19
Views: 2618

Re: CAMP I Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 2020)

Cheynem wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 12:21 pm
Depending on the date, sounds fun...looking for a team.

BTW, you say "no bonuses" but the distro still has things like 8/8.
Oh wow. I just realized that. My bad, I will fix that
by JA01
Wed May 20, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 8)
Replies: 19
Views: 2618

CAMP Online Film Tournament for Charity (August 8)

Greetings! Hope everyone is staying safe! I am excited to announce the first ever CAMP (Crazy Amount of Motion Pictures) Online Tournament! All proceeds not going to staff will be donated to Feeding America and The Bail Project. Time & Place The tournament will take place over Discord on August 8, 2...
by JA01
Wed May 20, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Need a mod or scorekeeper?
Replies: 4
Views: 1058

Re: Need a mod or scorekeeper?

Hey there! We're planning on hosting a Discord tournament in around July, but we don't have any experience with directing or moderating. We'd be happy if you could help us moderate our planned event. Reply if you're interested, and we'll give more details. Thanks! Hey! I'm happy to help! Email or P...
by JA01
Mon May 18, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: Mirror requests
Topic: MOQBA Novice Set (POSTPONED until 2020-2021)
Replies: 3
Views: 3467

Re: MOQBA Novice Set (POSTPONED until 2020-2021)

Are you taking reservations for mirrors for 2020-2021 at this moment?
by JA01
Mon May 18, 2020 12:40 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: TEENick (all-Nickelodeon, Summer 2020)
Replies: 2
Views: 686

Re: TEENick (all-Nickelodeon, Summer 2020)

Any word on this packet?
by JA01
Sun May 03, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]
Replies: 28
Views: 4361

Re: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]

sadieb328 wrote:
Sun May 03, 2020 3:01 pm
Are you accepting outside staffers for this?
We’d love as much help as we can get! You should know, though that we can’t offer any financial payment for your work. We would appreciate if you would be willing to offer your time as a volunteer!
by JA01
Sat May 02, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Need a mod or scorekeeper?
Replies: 4
Views: 1058

Need a mod or scorekeeper?

Hi, I would like to provide my services as a moderator and/or scorekeeper at any upcoming Discord quiz bowl tournaments. I have moderated at several tournaments including online tournaments. I have a headset so I can ensure good quality audio from my end. if you are need of any staff, even if it's l...
by JA01
Tue Apr 28, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]
Replies: 28
Views: 4361

Re: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]

Distribution for WOLFIE Bowl Literature: 4 per packet Science and Math: 5 per packet Fine Arts: 2 per packet History: 5 per packet Geography: 1 per packet Religion / Mythology: 1 per packet Social Sciences: 1 per packet Trash / Current Events: 1 per packet Total 20 questions per packet Note: This d...
by JA01
Fri Apr 17, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]
Replies: 28
Views: 4361

Re: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020)

FIELD EXPANSION Because most of the season's tournaments were cancelled due to Covid-19, Wolfie Bowl will be open to the upcoming college freshmen who were deprived of a full quiz bowl season. There is an option on the Google form registration for these players. If you are one of these players, you ...
by JA01
Mon Apr 13, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]
Replies: 28
Views: 4361

Re: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020)

I apologize, but I forgot to mention that the price of $5 stands until July 25, 2020. If you register after July 25, the price goes up to $10. Again, I apologize for leaving this out.
by JA01
Mon Apr 13, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]
Replies: 28
Views: 4361

Re: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020)

nick. wrote:
Sun Apr 12, 2020 9:26 pm
Just curious, will there be a published distribution for this packet? Thanks
At this moment I want to say it's TBD. I will update you with the details when it's decided.
by JA01
Mon Apr 13, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]
Replies: 28
Views: 4361

Re: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020)

BenWeiner27 wrote:
Mon Apr 13, 2020 10:55 am
Is this tournament considered part of the 2019-20 or 2020-21 season?
This will be in the 2020-2021 season.
by JA01
Sun Apr 12, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Regular Season Tournaments
Topic: Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]
Replies: 28
Views: 4361

Wolfie Bowl Online Tournament (August 1, 2020) [EXPANSION]

Greetings! Hope everyone is staying healthy! The Stony Brook University Quiz Bowl team in New York is pleased to announce our first ever tournament! Date and Time The tournament will take place over Discord on August 1, 2020 and begin at 10:00 am Eastern Standard Time . It will end at around 4:00 pm...
by JA01
Sun Nov 17, 2019 2:09 am
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Did ACE shut down?
Replies: 5
Views: 1366

Did ACE shut down?

I was looking for their website and it kept saying the server was not found. Is my phone broken or did ACE shut down?
by JA01
Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: ACE summer camp
Replies: 2
Views: 2245

ACE summer camp

Does anyone happen to know when registration for ACE’s Quiz Bowl summer camps end?
by JA01
Mon Oct 02, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: LIFT XVII, Kellenberg, Uniondale, NY 11/18/17 (IS-170)
Replies: 19
Views: 9957

Re: LIFT XVII, Kellenberg, Uniondale, NY 11/18/17 (IS-170)

Hello. Smithtown West would like to register 2 teams, 2 buzzer systems, and 0 moderators. Thank you

[email protected]
[email protected]
by JA01
Sun Oct 01, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Trash tournaments
Replies: 0
Views: 1222

Trash tournaments

Does anybody know of any upcoming trash tournaments for high school preferably in the NY/NJ region?
by JA01
Fri Aug 11, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous High School Quizbowl
Topic: Working with quiz bowl teammates
Replies: 19
Views: 6845

Working with quiz bowl teammates

So back in my freshman year I started quiz Bowl when the year began in September. I was the only freshman. Majority was juniors and seniors. I was extremely intimidated with all the older kids. Nevertheless I stuck with it and now as I enter my junior year I'm president and captain. The problem is i...