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by EagleFan
Wed Aug 30, 2006 6:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Worst Powers/Early Buzzes
Replies: 47
Views: 21940

Same here. After all, how many other presidents began famous speeches with "four score?"
by EagleFan
Wed Aug 30, 2006 12:12 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Worst Powers/Early Buzzes
Replies: 47
Views: 21940

Worst Tossup EVER!

I don't have an example of a bad power, but I do have an amusing anecdote. I was fooling around earlier today, just writing anything that came to mind, and I think I've come up with the absolute worst tossup ever. Q: The Russian novelist known only to the world as Tolstoy was born to a simple peasan...
by EagleFan
Sun Jul 23, 2006 11:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Best individual performance you've seen?
Replies: 15
Views: 6706

But Tyler Kerr is better.
by EagleFan
Sun Jul 23, 2006 11:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Best individual performance you've seen?
Replies: 15
Views: 6706

A former teammate of mine was our star player last year, and definitely deserved to be so. He made the all-tournament team at almost every tournament we attended and was on the all-state A team two years running. However, the best game I think he ever played was against our main area competition, Au...
by EagleFan
Sat Jun 24, 2006 8:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Inexpensive Buzzer Systems
Replies: 20
Views: 22455

Oh, no...

I've never played on Judges, but I've heard stories.
by EagleFan
Tue Jun 06, 2006 7:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs
Replies: 826
Views: 320439

wwellington wrote:Given answer: KKK
Correct answer: Democratic Party
I don't know...that doesn't seem too off to me (jk) :wink:
by EagleFan
Tue Jun 06, 2006 4:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Discussion on why short tossups are terrible
Replies: 38
Views: 16343

It is infinitely preferrable to provide players with questions that allow them to demonstrate superior knowledge. If a specific player knows all there is to know about--say--psychologically challenging Latin-American authors who leave everything to interpretation and leave thousands of students year...
by EagleFan
Tue Jun 06, 2006 4:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Coaches' Corner
Replies: 90
Views: 44011

I would just like to say a big thanks to those who have posted strategies for practice in this thread. It's been a big help to me as an "assistant coach" for my 2006-2007 team. Due to an aging head coach and the unresponsive players we've had for the last few years, we haven't really had opportuniti...
by EagleFan
Mon Mar 27, 2006 2:18 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: How to Host
Replies: 15
Views: 7292

Speaking of advise seeking:

Does anyone have any suggestions concerning where I can find some really good study material, specifically for Biology, History, and (just to make sure) anything else at all?