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by unnecessarily hot
Thu Jan 14, 2010 10:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: ACF Winter at Stanford
Replies: 31
Views: 11467

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: ACF Winter at Stanford

EDIT: Never mind, I see that the answer to my question was answered above. Anyway, Berkeley is sending 1 team.
by unnecessarily hot
Mon Nov 16, 2009 7:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TRASH Regionals West at Berkeley, Sun. 11/15
Replies: 6
Views: 1296

Re: TRASH Regionals West at Berkeley, Sun. 11/15

Stats have been posted: http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~quizbowl/t ... dings.html

Thanks to all that helped: Jeff, Jennifer, Sam, Philippe, and Helen. Also a big thanks to everyone who made the trip over here!
by unnecessarily hot
Mon Nov 16, 2009 7:40 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Terrapin Invitational Mirror (11/14/09) @ UC Berkeley
Replies: 26
Views: 3823

Re: Terrapin Invitational Mirror (11/14/09) @ UC Berkeley

Oh hey I also realized I didn't end up paying for this tournament. Let me know what the final entry fee for us was with the travel and packet discounts factored in, as well as who I should make the check out to and where to send it and I'll get it to you promptly. You can e-mail me the details at u...
by unnecessarily hot
Mon Nov 16, 2009 7:39 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Terrapin Invitational Mirror (11/14/09) @ UC Berkeley
Replies: 26
Views: 3823

Re: Terrapin Invitational Mirror (11/14/09) @ UC Berkeley

Full stats have been posted: http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~quizbowl/tournaments/WIT2009/WIT2009_standings.html UCLA came in first with a 9-1 record, with UCI coming in second at 8-2, and the team of Mike/Brittany/Sean/Peter at third with a record of 5-5. Dwight led individual scoring at 124.5 PPG, wh...
by unnecessarily hot
Fri Nov 13, 2009 4:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Terrapin Invitational Mirror (11/14/09) @ UC Berkeley
Replies: 26
Views: 3823

Re: Terrapin Invitational Mirror (11/14/09) @ UC Berkeley

If it comes to that, we can schedule a bye for your last round. Though I do imagine that we will have enough house players that we will be able to adjust the field to avoid byes.
by unnecessarily hot
Fri Nov 13, 2009 8:33 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Terrapin Invitational Mirror (11/14/09) @ UC Berkeley
Replies: 26
Views: 3823

Re: Terrapin Invitational Mirror (11/14/09) @ UC Berkeley

Bentley Like Beckham wrote:What's the buzzer situation? Do I need to bring mine?
If Irvine brings their buzzer, we should be ok. We expect to have no more than 6 teams for TIT, and Berkeley already has two buzzers. The more the merrier, but don't feel the need to lug it onto a plane.
by unnecessarily hot
Sun Nov 08, 2009 9:22 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TRASH Regionals West at Berkeley, Sun. 11/15
Replies: 6
Views: 1296

Re: TRASH Regionals West at Berkeley, Sun. 11/15

I've updated the field.

Also, as I said in the TIT thread, we will be meeting in 221 Wheeler Hall. Note that this ISN'T Barrows, which is where we usually have our tournaments.
by unnecessarily hot
Sun Nov 08, 2009 9:02 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Terrapin Invitational Mirror (11/14/09) @ UC Berkeley
Replies: 26
Views: 3823

Re: Terrapin Invitational Mirror (11/14/09) @ UC Berkeley

The original post has been updated with the: - Current field : Berkeley can field 1-2 house teams, depending on how many teams come on Saturday (we'd like to avoid byes.) Stanford hasn't said anything to me yet, but I'll shoot an e-mail their way seeing if they can send anyone over. - Meeting place ...
by unnecessarily hot
Wed Oct 21, 2009 2:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: TRASH Regionals West at Berkeley, Sun. 11/15
Replies: 6
Views: 1296

TRASH Regionals West at Berkeley, Sun. 11/15

UC Berkeley will be hosting TRASH Regionals on Sunday, 11/15. This tournament will be held the day after our mirror of the Terrapin Invitational (http://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=8706). All the things you probably need to know: WHEN Sunday, 11/15/09. Registration at 9:00AM, play ...
by unnecessarily hot
Wed Oct 21, 2009 2:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Terrapin Invitational Mirror (11/14/09) @ UC Berkeley
Replies: 26
Views: 3823

Re: Terrapin Invitational Mirror (11/14/09) @ UC Berkeley

If we can drum up enough interest in the RMPFest or WALDEN, I certainly would not be opposed to mirroring it. I'd imagine it might have to be a truncated form of the side event. Officially, we have to be out of the rooms by 10PM, but I sometimes the school can be pretty lax about it on Saturdays so ...
by unnecessarily hot
Sun Oct 18, 2009 11:34 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Terrapin Invitational Mirror (11/14/09) @ UC Berkeley
Replies: 26
Views: 3823

Terrapin Invitational Mirror (11/14/09) @ UC Berkeley

Hi all, I'm pleased to say that UC Berkeley is hosting its annual WIT tournament, this time a mirror of the Terrapin Invitational Tournament (http://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=8414). The tournament will be mirrored on Saturday, 11/14/09. TRASH Regionals will be the next day, Sunda...
by unnecessarily hot
Mon Oct 12, 2009 10:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: UCLA Mirror of Minnesota Open (October 17, 2009)
Replies: 24
Views: 7640

Re: UCLA Mirror of Minnesota Open (October 17, 2009)

Berkeley is bringing 1 team of 3 players, all 3 of whom probably want to play in the science tournament.

We can also bring our Judge buzzer system.
by unnecessarily hot
Thu Sep 03, 2009 9:01 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: West coast mirror of VCU Open?
Replies: 41
Views: 5614

Re: West coast mirror of VCU Open?

Stats have been posted. Sorry for the extreme delay. The server had been down for the last month or so and is finally back in action.

http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~quizbowl/t ... dings.html
by unnecessarily hot
Sat Aug 08, 2009 10:23 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: West coast mirror of VCU Open?
Replies: 41
Views: 5614

Re: West coast mirror of VCU Open?

The Underdogs, consisting of Andrew, Brian, and Jeremy came in first at 7-2. Stats will be posted soon.
by unnecessarily hot
Sat Aug 08, 2009 12:33 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: West coast mirror of VCU Open?
Replies: 41
Views: 5614

Re: West coast mirror of VCU Open?

The rooms have been reserved (sorry for the delay, the school just implemented a new way of reserving rooms.) Also, I've been informed that the music tourney will become more of a mini-tourney in the interest of fleshing out CaTO/TaCO. CaTO/TaCO Fee TBA, until Cameron figures out how many rounds wi...
by unnecessarily hot
Thu Aug 06, 2009 9:30 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: West coast mirror of VCU Open?
Replies: 41
Views: 5614

Re: West coast mirror of VCU Open?

The rooms have been reserved (sorry for the delay, the school just implemented a new way of reserving rooms.) Also, I've been informed that the music tourney will become more of a mini-tourney in the interest of fleshing out CaTO/TaCO. TIME & LOCATION Please meet at 9AM in 251 Dwinelle Hall ( http:/...
by unnecessarily hot
Mon Aug 03, 2009 5:17 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: BASQUE at UC Berkeley 7/25/09
Replies: 58
Views: 15054

Re: BASQUE at UC Berkeley 7/25/09

It appears that I didn't save the SQBS file after entering the last of the few scoresheets on Saturday, unfortunately. I did not keep the scoresheets from the CO, and cannot fix the stats. That was a stupid move on my part, and I apologize.
by unnecessarily hot
Mon Aug 03, 2009 5:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: West coast mirror of VCU Open?
Replies: 41
Views: 5614

Re: West coast mirror of VCU Open?

Hey everyone, I'm in the process of reserving rooms at UC Berkeley for a mirror on this Saturday the 8th. I will announce details as they come, but definitely plan on this mirror being held at Berkeley (if everyone is cool with that, which it seems most people are). Financial details of the tourname...
by unnecessarily hot
Sun Jul 26, 2009 11:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror @ UC Berkeley (5/9/09)
Replies: 25
Views: 3950

Re: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror @ UC Berkeley (5/9/09)

Sorry that this took so long to post (I didn't have access to the club website until today,) but here are the stats from our mirror of Penn Bowl Trash: http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~quizbowl/t ... dings.html
by unnecessarily hot
Sun Jul 26, 2009 11:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: BASQUE at UC Berkeley 7/25/09
Replies: 58
Views: 15054

Re: BASQUE at UC Berkeley 7/25/09

So things just got finished up here. I appreciate everyone who helped with the CO and Trash mirrors, including Matt, Yogesh, Brian, and Jeff. Also to the editors of the actual tournaments. And thanks for everyone who came out. Everything went fairly smoothly both days. Results: CO http://www.ocf.ber...
by unnecessarily hot
Wed Jul 22, 2009 7:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: West coast mirror of VCU Open?
Replies: 41
Views: 5614

Re: West coast mirror of VCU Open?

I would be available to attend, or perhaps help organize a mirror at Berkeley, the weekend of the 8th. However, the weekend of the 15th I may be in Southern California or elsewhere.
by unnecessarily hot
Wed Jul 22, 2009 12:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: BASQUE at UC Berkeley 7/25/09
Replies: 58
Views: 15054

Re: BASQUE at UC Berkeley 7/25/09

The literature tournament will be $15 a person.
sidc wrote:So is there still a discount for bringing a buzzer system?
Oh, yeah... there is still a discount. So if you want to bring a buzzer for the discount, feel free to bring it.
by unnecessarily hot
Wed Jul 22, 2009 1:28 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: BASQUE at UC Berkeley 7/25/09
Replies: 58
Views: 15054

Re: BASQUE at UC Berkeley 7/25/09

I'd be willing to read rather than play, if you are in need of staff. Whatever you need more of (staff vs. players), I'll do. Thanks, Jeremy! I figure when we get to Saturday evening, we'll figure out who we need to read based on who wants to play (just in case more people decide they want to play).
by unnecessarily hot
Wed Jul 22, 2009 1:24 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: BASQUE at UC Berkeley 7/25/09
Replies: 58
Views: 15054

Re: BASQUE at UC Berkeley 7/25/09

I can bring a buzzer if it's needed. Thanks for the offer, but I think we'll be fine. With CalTech's 3 buzzers, and our mostly functioning buzzer (1/2 of the individual lights are out, but the lights on the central unit can still indicate who buzzed), and perhaps Stanford's buzzer, we should be mor...
by unnecessarily hot
Tue Jul 21, 2009 3:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: BASQUE at UC Berkeley 7/25/09
Replies: 58
Views: 15054

Re: BASQUE at UC Berkeley 7/25/09

Firstly: Stanford, are you planning on playing 1 or 2 teams? And are you bringing a buzzer(s)? Secondly: Micah, are you guys bringing a buzzer? And third: It appears that we'll be running the literature tournament Saturday evening, after the Chicago Open academic tournament. It looks like it'll be a...
by unnecessarily hot
Mon Jul 20, 2009 1:53 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: BASQUE at UC Berkeley 7/25/09
Replies: 58
Views: 15054

Re: BASQUE at UC Berkeley 7/25/09

The only interest I've received so far in the lit tournament is from Andrew, Brian, and Ruwani from our school. We have enough people to staff the lit tournament, but there doesn't seem to be enough people to play it as of right now. Is anyone else here interested in playing?
by unnecessarily hot
Mon Jul 06, 2009 9:01 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: BASQUE at UC Berkeley 7/25/09
Replies: 58
Views: 15054

Re: BASQUE at UC Berkeley 7/25/09

I'm sorry to hear that, Dan.

As far as free agents go, if nothing else, you guys probably can be added to a Berkeley team, since some of our players may be recruited into staffing.

Is there any interest here in running the literature side tournament on Saturday night?
by unnecessarily hot
Mon Jun 29, 2009 2:22 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: BASQUE at UC Berkeley 7/25/09
Replies: 58
Views: 15054

Re: BASQUE at UC Berkeley 7/25/09

Updates: - Added Steven Katz to the free agent list. Field should be current as of now. - Andrew and I worked it out, and Sunday we'll be playing his TRASH tournament that will be played at Chicago Open. The entry fee we were preliminarily asking for ($100) has been reduced to an $80 entry fee per t...
by unnecessarily hot
Wed Jun 24, 2009 11:22 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: BASQUE at UC Berkeley 7/25/09
Replies: 58
Views: 15054

Re: BASQUE at UC Berkeley 7/25/09

Are there going to be any problems with the fact that I contributed questions to the Evan Adams packet for CO? Does this qualify me/my team for any discounts? Assuming there aren't any problems, I'd be cool teaming up with you Marcus (and hopefully two other people). There were no plans for any dis...
by unnecessarily hot
Sun Jun 21, 2009 9:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: BASQUE at UC Berkeley 7/25/09
Replies: 58
Views: 15054

Re: BASQUE at UC Berkeley 7/25/09

First post has been updated with the current field and FA list for both tournaments. Is anyone from Stanford reading this thread? Do you guys have any interest in attending BASQUE? Despite the big vote by CalTech, it seems that keeping the July 25-26 tournament date is the best. There's some uncerta...
by unnecessarily hot
Wed Jun 17, 2009 1:38 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: BASQUE at UC Berkeley 7/25/09
Replies: 58
Views: 15054

Re: BASQUE at UC Berkeley 7/25/09

So far, it seems that most people who have a preference have chosen the July 25-26 Chicago Open mirror over the VCU Open mirror option. Though, a few have said that if we could hold both, then they would attend both. Anyone who hasn't already let me know, please inform me if you would be interested ...
by unnecessarily hot
Fri Jun 12, 2009 1:15 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: BASQUE at UC Berkeley 7/25/09
Replies: 58
Views: 15054

Re: BASQUE at UC Berkeley 7/25/09

I don't know how many people from the West Coast are going to the actual CO, but if this tournament was morphed into a VCU Open Mirror I'd very likely show up. I imagine you'd see less people going to a different site. Hm, that's an interesting proposition. If it seems that we could get a better tu...
by unnecessarily hot
Thu Jun 11, 2009 8:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: BASQUE at UC Berkeley 7/25/09
Replies: 58
Views: 15054

BASQUE at UC Berkeley 7/25/09

UC Berkeley's annual mirror of the Chicago Open (original announcement: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=7650), BASQUE, is slated to be held on Saturday-Sunday July 25-26, 2009 . All are eligible to play, regardless of any institutional affiliation. EVENTS Saturday the 25th will ...
by unnecessarily hot
Mon May 11, 2009 5:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror @ UC Berkeley (5/9/09)
Replies: 25
Views: 3950

Re: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror @ UC Berkeley (5/9/09)

Just as a quick summary of the tournament: Finishing at number one with a record of 8-2 was a "Whiz Bang Quiz Gang" team of Yogesh, Jennifer, Michael, and Beat from Berkeley. At 7-3, "New Justice Teams," consisting of Jeff, Larissa, Paul, and Juliana, came in at second. Top 3 individuals were: Emers...
by unnecessarily hot
Sat May 09, 2009 2:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror @ UC Berkeley (5/9/09)
Replies: 25
Views: 3950

Re: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror @ UC Berkeley (5/9/09)

We need some people's opinions on dealing with a protest that has implications for 1 of our games. The below regards one of the TU's and answers from Penn Bowl TRASH tournament.

[Removed, because I'm not sure if it's open for discussion, and my question has been answered. Thanks for your help.]
by unnecessarily hot
Fri May 08, 2009 6:39 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror @ UC Berkeley (5/9/09)
Replies: 25
Views: 3950

Re: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror @ UC Berkeley (5/9/09)

Is Stanford bringing its buzzer?

As far as I know we have 2 buzzers, and need 1 more.
by unnecessarily hot
Fri May 08, 2009 6:39 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror @ UC Berkeley (5/9/09)
Replies: 25
Views: 3950

Penn Bowl Trash Mirror @ UC Berkeley (5/9/09)

I have the UPenn questions on my computer, and it appears that none of our potential participants have seen this tournament's questions. We are still having a TRASH mirror this Saturday, 5/9, at UC Berkeley. Michael, thank you for the offer. If it turns out that this UPenn thing doesn't work out for...
by unnecessarily hot
Thu May 07, 2009 9:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror @ UC Berkeley (5/9/09)
Replies: 25
Views: 3950

Re: Fake TRASHionals @ UC Berkeley (5/9/09)

Unfortunately, I just received word that the tournament cannot be completed by this weekend. As recommended by Matt, I am looking into exploring a previous TRASH tournament from UPenn's Penn Bowl this previous January. I await an e-mail from that TD and will update everyone on the status of the tour...
by unnecessarily hot
Mon May 04, 2009 9:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror @ UC Berkeley (5/9/09)
Replies: 25
Views: 3950

Re: Fake TRASHionals @ UC Berkeley (5/9/09)

Sorry to hear that CalTech can't make it. Currently the field stands at 6 teams, with two teams (Berkeley "A", and UCI) only consisting of two players. If any free agents are interested, we have homes for you. If any other teams are interested in playing, we could do some consolidating to keep the f...
by unnecessarily hot
Thu Apr 30, 2009 12:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror @ UC Berkeley (5/9/09)
Replies: 25
Views: 3950

Re: Fake TRASHionals @ UC Berkeley (5/9/09)

The tournament has been postponed until Saturday May 9, to help Matt Weiner tweak the packets a little and also to hopefully flesh out our field a little more.

The field above has been updated to include a Stanford team.
by unnecessarily hot
Mon Apr 27, 2009 11:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror @ UC Berkeley (5/9/09)
Replies: 25
Views: 3950

Re: Fake TRASHionals @ UC Berkeley (5/2/09)

UC Berkeley's Fake TRASHionals mirror is still expected to be held this Saturday, 5/2!

If you're interested in coming, either as a team or free agent, please e-mail me at scpham AT berkeley DOT edu.

Also, just FYI, the free agents field has been updated in the original post.
by unnecessarily hot
Wed Apr 15, 2009 4:49 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror @ UC Berkeley (5/9/09)
Replies: 25
Views: 3950

Re: Fake TRASHionals @ UC Berkeley (5/2/09)

The field has been updated, and will continue to be as more teams contact me.

1 team of Jeff Hoppes and Larissa Kelly has noted that they'll need to round out the team with free agents, especially someone who knows some football.
by unnecessarily hot
Thu Mar 26, 2009 3:10 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror @ UC Berkeley (5/9/09)
Replies: 25
Views: 3950

Re: Fake TRASHionals @ UC Berkeley (5/2/09)

I've updated the above post with the set date. The tournament will be held on UC Berkeley's campus, but the rooms haven't been set yet. Expect that update fairly soon.
by unnecessarily hot
Fri Mar 06, 2009 5:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror @ UC Berkeley (5/9/09)
Replies: 25
Views: 3950

Penn Bowl Trash Mirror @ UC Berkeley (5/9/09)

Hi everyone, After a few hiccups, we've set a date: Berkeley Quiz Bowl will be hosting a mirror of UPenn's Penn Bowl Trash Mirror (we formerly were mirroring Fake TRAShionals) on Saturday, May 9 . Original announcement for the Penn Bowl TRASH tourney is here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtop...
by unnecessarily hot
Thu Feb 12, 2009 10:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Science Non-Strosity (2/15/2009)
Replies: 33
Views: 8161

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Science Non-Strosity (2/15/2009)

As it stands, Berkeley is sending 4 people to Science Non-Strosity. The odds of me being able to play are slim, since I have to work on a project that day (I'll see if I can weasel my way out of it.) The only hitch is that I might be their only ride? We'll figure it out by Sunday.
by unnecessarily hot
Wed Dec 10, 2008 4:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Science Non-Strosity (2/15/2009)
Replies: 33
Views: 8161

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Science Non-Strosity (2/15/2009)

I'm in on this, and I'm sure there will be a few other Berkeley players who'd want to come.
by unnecessarily hot
Wed Dec 10, 2008 4:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Cardinal Classic XVIII (2/14/09) at Stanford
Replies: 63
Views: 30701

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Cardinal Classic XVIII (2/14/09) at Stanford

Expect at least 1 Berkeley team. A few members including myself are interested in playing, and Yogesh is going to be there for his movies tournament so I think it's safe to say we will have some presence.
by unnecessarily hot
Thu Oct 23, 2008 6:23 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: RESULTS: Stanford MO Mirror
Replies: 5
Views: 1576

Re: RESULTS: Stanford MO Mirror

I think some of the TUs were perhaps attributed to the wrong people, since the stats say Nielson scored 10 TUs in a game, but I don't think that ever happened.
by unnecessarily hot
Tue Oct 21, 2008 11:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: RESULTS: Stanford MO Mirror
Replies: 5
Views: 1576

Re: RESULTS: Stanford MO Mirror

Not that it matters, but some of the stats for Berkeley B seem a little wonky.

The tournament was a lot of fun, thanks for hosting both tournaments!
by unnecessarily hot
Thu Jul 17, 2008 8:13 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT - BASQUE - UC Berkeley - 7/19/08(?)
Replies: 4
Views: 1549

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT - BASQUE - UC Berkeley - 7/19/08(?)

BASQUE is this weekend, and here is how the tournament will pan out tentatively: Saturday: Chicago Open, Movies (Hosted by Yogesh, reading his half of the tournament) Sunday: Trash, History A reminder, this tournament will in Barrows Hall(http://berkeley.edu/map/). Teams will meet at 9:00 AM in 155 ...