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by Senator_Jay
Sat Oct 03, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Even GHOTIer (GHOTI II 2020 Announcement)
Replies: 27
Views: 4420

Re: Even GHOTIer (GHOTI II 2020 Announcement)

Alright, looks like we're at 10 people and ready to go for tomorrow ( Sunday, Oct. 4, 1pm EST ). If anyone wants to join last minute, you'll need to let me know by 10am tomorrow, as that's when I'll be sending out the Zoom invite and payment information ($20 through PayPal). The room will open at 12...
by Senator_Jay
Fri Oct 02, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Quizbowl
Topic: ReachTime!
Replies: 0
Views: 539

ReachTime!

Hey everyone, get ready for ReachTime! I, in partnership with Reach for the Top (Canadian high school trivia format), am presenting a new (free-to-try) subscription trivia game weekly through this fall. Every Wed. evening at 7:30pm EST we'll be running 100-snapper games (speedcheck-style) covering 1...
by Senator_Jay
Wed Sep 30, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Even GHOTIer (GHOTI II 2020 Announcement)
Replies: 27
Views: 4420

Re: Even GHOTIer (GHOTI II 2020 Announcement)

Just gonna give this a bit of a bump; we've got a few people signed up so far, though I'm hoping we'll have about 8-10. If you're interested and available to play this coming Sunday afternoon, gimme a shout! If you're interested in playing but unable to make that time, please let me know too and if ...
by Senator_Jay
Mon Sep 28, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Even GHOTIer (GHOTI II 2020 Announcement)
Replies: 27
Views: 4420

Re: Even GHOTIer (GHOTI II 2020 Announcement)

Alright, I'm settling on this coming Sunday, Oct. 4, @1pm EST. If you're interested in playing, send me an email or pm me, as we'll be running this over Zoom with a virtual buzzer set.
by Senator_Jay
Tue Sep 22, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Even GHOTIer (GHOTI II 2020 Announcement)
Replies: 27
Views: 4420

Re: Even GHOTIer (GHOTI II 2020 Announcement)

Sorry for jumping back in here late; learning how to teach online and in class simultaneously is not as fun or straight forward as it sounds. Anyways, given circumstances, let's say either October 2 (evening), October 3 (evening), or October 4 (afternoon/evening) . I have no preference out of those ...
by Senator_Jay
Fri Sep 11, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Even GHOTIer (GHOTI II 2020 Announcement)
Replies: 27
Views: 4420

Re: Even GHOTIer (GHOTI II 2020 Announcement)

After narrowing down dates a bit, here's what we have to work with (please let me know what works and if you intend to play; it would be nice to have at least 8-10 players!) Sept. 13 (evening) Sept. 20 (afternoon/evening) Sept. 26 (afternoon/evening) Or else sometime in October if we can't get enoug...
by Senator_Jay
Tue Sep 01, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Even GHOTIer (GHOTI II 2020 Announcement)
Replies: 27
Views: 4420

Re: Even GHOTIer (GHOTI II 2020 Announcement)

Sorry for the prolonged absence and neglect of this thread! I've been spending all summer busy doing non-trivia things... However, seeing as it is unlikely that there will be any live tournaments anytime soon (or at least any that I would be able to attend outside of Canada due to COVID-related trav...
by Senator_Jay
Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: SuMO VI General Announcement
Replies: 6
Views: 2201

Re: SuMO VI General Announcement

I'm in, whenever and wherever this is happening!
by Senator_Jay
Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Even GHOTIer (GHOTI II 2020 Announcement)
Replies: 27
Views: 4420

Re: Even GHOTIer (GHOTI II 2020 Announcement)

Well, I think it goes without saying (although I forgot to post on here!)... GHOTIer must be postponed for the timebeing. Hopefully we can run this sometime this summer when we've gotten through this whole COVID-19 business. On the plus side (or minus, depending on your perspective), I have written ...
by Senator_Jay
Mon Mar 09, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Even GHOTIer (GHOTI II 2020 Announcement)
Replies: 27
Views: 4420

Re: Even GHOTIer (GHOTI II 2020 Announcement)

The set is complete! I just need to have it playtested at least once more, and would like to write a Reach for the Top-style seeding pack to kick off festivities. I'm thinking we'll start at 8:30 on the Saturday of ICT, if that works for people. Also, I'll definitely be attending in person, so you c...
by Senator_Jay
Tue Mar 03, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Even GHOTIer (GHOTI II 2020 Announcement)
Replies: 27
Views: 4420

Re: Even GHOTIer (GHOTI II 2020 Announcement)

I can aim to try to get this done for ICT weekend, if that makes it easier. Also, increasingly looking likely that I'll actually be able to attend in person. Although hopefully there is enough interest that I may need 1 or 2 potential staffers, and therefore 2-3 rooms. I think about 10ish people pla...
by Senator_Jay
Tue Mar 03, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Even GHOTIer (GHOTI II 2020 Announcement)
Replies: 27
Views: 4420

Re: Even GHOTIer (GHOTI II 2020 Announcement)

*UPDATE* So, I have 6/7 packets written and pretty much ready to go (I'd like to do at least one more test run with them). I will likely have this done for ICT, but this is not a 100% certainty due to a variety of reasons, not the least of which being that I'll probably not be able to make it to IC...
by Senator_Jay
Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Even GHOTIer (GHOTI II 2020 Announcement)
Replies: 27
Views: 4420

Even GHOTIer (GHOTI II 2020 Announcement)

Hey everyone, for those few of you who enjoyed GHOTI a couple years ago, I am pleased to announce that I will be running a new set of historical geographical insanity! :party: I have already written 5 of 7 packets (21 tossups each, no bonuses), with a seeding pack of speedcheck-style questions to fo...
by Senator_Jay
Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: Collegiate Announcements & Results
Topic: Age of Empires 2 (Summer 2021)
Replies: 3
Views: 5520

Re: Age of Empires 2 (Summer 2020)

Very much looking forward to this! The first iteration of this was awesome :D
by Senator_Jay
Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2019 Chicago Open (8/3/2019) at Northwestern University
Replies: 79
Views: 35063

Re: 2019 Chicago Open (8/3/2019) at Northwestern University

Hey all, I just figured out that I'm available for CO now, having formerly been committed elsewhere. If anyone has room for an extra teammate, that would be awesome! Otherwise I guess I can staff. Hmu if you have a spot for Canadian pleasantry and a love for historical geography that might approach ...
by Senator_Jay
Sat Apr 06, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)
Replies: 73
Views: 27070

Re: GOLBEZ -- A Video Games Tournament (Saturday Night @ ICT and HSNCT 2019)

Is it too late to sign up for this? I was told by Andrew Wang that I needed to play this, and am currently very excited to give this a shot!
by Senator_Jay
Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: EFT @ Carleton University (October 13th, 2018)
Replies: 3
Views: 2932

Re: EFT @ Carleton University (October 13th, 2018)

I can staff CO Trash since I've already played it :)
by Senator_Jay
Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: GEOCACHE (Summer 2019)
Replies: 3
Views: 2022

Re: GEOCACHE (Summer 2019)

Looking forward to this! GEODUCK was great :)
by Senator_Jay
Tue Aug 21, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Carleton Side Event Weekend (Aug. 25/26)
Replies: 8
Views: 3631

Re: Carleton Side Event Weekend (Aug. 25/26)

Count me in for all of these. Just trying to find people to drive up for the weekend!
by Senator_Jay
Tue May 08, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MacVanity V - Semper Ubi Sub Ubi (August?)
Replies: 0
Views: 1740

MacVanity V - Semper Ubi Sub Ubi (August?)

Keep reminding yourself, "Remember, it's for the kids!" *Due to a lack of interest and packets having been submitted, this event will be moved until at least August! Check back for more details later* Welcome to the FIFTH iteration of MacVanity, to be held TBD (likely contemporaneous with VETO). Exa...
by Senator_Jay
Wed May 02, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: Collegiate Discussion
Topic: Canadian Player Poll 2018
Replies: 27
Views: 12588

Re: Canadian Player Poll 2018

Remember to account for both prelims and round robins at a number of the tournaments (like CO or ICT), some people are sleepy in the morning, but pull a Frampton in the afternoon and vice versa!
by Senator_Jay
Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: GHOTI - Another Geo Side Event (Winter 2017/18?)
Replies: 21
Views: 8709

Re: GHOTI - Another Geo Side Event (Winter 2017/18?)

Hey all, we have set up shop in Dulles, on the lobby floor near the NAQT check-in, and we'll be starting by 10:15.
by Senator_Jay
Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: GHOTI - Another Geo Side Event (Winter 2017/18?)
Replies: 21
Views: 8709

Re: GHOTI - Another Geo Side Event (Winter 2017/18?)

Hey everyone, so I'm ok pushing this til 10pm. I'll be down by the elevators on the main floor (where the lobby is) by 9:30 though so if you wanna hangout there prior, then cool. If you don't know who I am by now, I'm the Canadian with red hair and glasses, and am wearing a Harry Potter shirt. If yo...
by Senator_Jay
Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: GHOTI - Another Geo Side Event (Winter 2017/18?)
Replies: 21
Views: 8709

Re: GHOTI - Another Geo Side Event (Winter 2017/18?)

Hey all, if there's any interest in doing this set at ICT this weekend, I'll be available Saturday evening. hmu if you're interested in racking your brains even more after the main event! I'd be happy to do this Friday evening; there's a big side event Saturday evening already. Ah yes, I see that n...
by Senator_Jay
Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: GHOTI - Another Geo Side Event (Winter 2017/18?)
Replies: 21
Views: 8709

Re: GHOTI - Another Geo Side Event (Winter 2017/18?)

Hey all, if there's any interest in doing this set at ICT this weekend, I'll be available Saturday evening. hmu if you're interested in racking your brains even more after the main event!
by Senator_Jay
Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Canadian Hybrid Tournament at Queen's (March 18, 2018)
Replies: 2
Views: 2335

Re: Canadian Hybrid Tournament at Queen's (March 18, 2018)

Depending on how my Smash Bros tournament goes on Saturday, I may actually show up for this. That being said, I won't know until Saturday evening. I'm trying to convince some people to come up with me on Sunday in the event that I am coming to this.
by Senator_Jay
Fri Feb 23, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Trash
Topic: ACRONYM 11 @ McMaster (March 4, 2018)
Replies: 3
Views: 2987

Re: ACRONYM 11 @ McMaster (March 4, 2018)

I'll be a free agent
by Senator_Jay
Fri Feb 02, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT [email protected] (3/2/2018)
Replies: 5
Views: 3369

Re: NAQT [email protected] (3/2/2018)

Don't forget that I'll be running GHOTI immediately following the tournament tomorrow, for anyone interested in spending $10 to flex their history and/or geography muscles!
by Senator_Jay
Thu Jan 04, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: GHOTI - Another Geo Side Event (Winter 2017/18?)
Replies: 21
Views: 8709

Re: GHOTI - Another Geo Side Event (Winter 2017/18?)

So far, unconfirmed mirrors are (subject to change): Florida (Jan 20) Waterloo (Feb 3) Still looking for more takers! Otherwise, I could bring this to ICT or something, if there's no room in the tournament schedule from now til April. The whole set should take about 3-4ish hours to play through, dep...
by Senator_Jay
Thu Dec 28, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: GHOTI - Another Geo Side Event (Winter 2017/18?)
Replies: 21
Views: 8709

Re: GHOTI - Another Geo Side Event (Winter 2017/18?)

GHOTI is now complete! (see edited announcement above) I'm going to get the last couple packets playtested in the next few days, and am hoping to have created some sort of seeding/tiebreaker pack to accompany this that will consist of 1-2 line questions along the lines of "What was the capital of So...
by Senator_Jay
Wed Nov 29, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: GHOTI - Another Geo Side Event (Winter 2017/18?)
Replies: 21
Views: 8709

Re: GHOTI - Another Geo Side Event (Winter 2017/18?)

*UPDATE* I have just completed Packet 3 for this tournament (which I am about to playtest with some of my students), and have started planning out Packet 4. After having playtested the first two packets, feedback has been generally along the lines of "I'm glad I was able to get some things", and "T...
by Senator_Jay
Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:26 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: DonDeLillo (WAO II) @ University of Waterloo (18/11/2017)
Replies: 3
Views: 2002

Re: DonDeLillo (WAO II) @ University of Waterloo (18/11/2017

Hey, is there a field update for this? Or is it really just 2 teams?
by Senator_Jay
Tue Aug 22, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: GHOTI - Another Geo Side Event (Winter 2017/18?)
Replies: 21
Views: 8709

GHOTI - Another Geo Side Event (Winter 2017/18?)

Hey everyone! Like many of you, I have recently thoroughly enjoyed playing Kenji's GEODUCK set. Like a possibly smaller set of you, I have always enjoyed playing Geography Monstrosity. And like what I can only imagine would be a significantly smaller set of you, I have felt inspired by my love of ge...
by Senator_Jay
Tue Aug 22, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: GEODUCK - Geography Side Event (NEW: Online Mirror Update)
Replies: 37
Views: 18539

Re: GEODUCK (Geography Side Event)

Very much enjoyed this! Thanks for writing the set :)
by Senator_Jay
Mon Jul 24, 2017 10:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: WORLDSTAR
Replies: 27
Views: 13697

Re: WORLDSTAR (Nats 2018)

Me gusta! Lookin' forward to this :)
by Senator_Jay
Mon Jun 26, 2017 9:48 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MacVanity IV @McMaster - June 24, 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 3488

Re: MacVanity IV @McMaster - June 24, 2017

Sweet! $500 is awesome :D

Thanks for doing stats and booking the rooms and whatnot, Peter.
by Senator_Jay
Fri Jun 23, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MacVanity IV @McMaster - June 24, 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 3488

Re: MacVanity IV @McMaster - June 24, 2017

Hey all, so this is still a go for tomorrow...

But so far I only have 3 packets, one of which is mine. Please get those packets into me ASAP!

And we'll see all of you bright and early, 2nd floor of MUSC (8:45ish).
by Senator_Jay
Sun Jun 18, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MacVanity IV @McMaster - June 24, 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 3488

Re: MacVanity IV @McMaster - June 24, 2017

Hey all, We are definitely a go for this coming Saturday (June 24). I have heard from a number of people about attendance and pack-writing, but am currently looking for confirmations. Please either post on here, PM me, or send me a Facebook message to confirm A. if you are writing a pack, and B. if ...
by Senator_Jay
Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MacVanity IV @McMaster - June 24, 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 3488

MacVanity IV @McMaster - June 24, 2017

Hey everyone, it's that time again! I, Jay Misuk, in association with McMaster Quizbowl, am pleased to announce MacVanity IV , which should be taking place in the McMaster University Student Center (MUSC) on June 24, 2017 . As with the previous iterations, we're going guerrilla-style, with a loose d...
by Senator_Jay
Sat Apr 15, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Attain the Summit 2 @McMaster - April 15, 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 4907

Re: Attain the Summit 2 @McMaster - April 15, 2017

Thank you all so much for coming out today! From the looks of things, people seemed to enjoy themselves, and no team went either undefeated or win-less. We had some people playing for the first time, and others who had excessive amounts of experience. I would like to thank all of you who either subm...
by Senator_Jay
Tue Apr 11, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Attain the Summit 2 @McMaster - April 15, 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 4907

Re: Attain the Summit 2 @McMaster - April 15, 2017

FIELD UPDATE: Team Retired Westmount Intermediates ADR et al. Martingrove 1 Martingrove 2 Central RH 1 Central RH 2 Central RH 3 Challen (possibly short-handed) Breslie (possibly short-handed) White Oaks Alumni Westdale This gives us 12 teams, and at least 2-3 free agents (from what I've heard so fa...
by Senator_Jay
Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Attain the Summit 2 @McMaster - April 15, 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 4907

Attain the Summit 2 @McMaster - April 15, 2017

Hey everyone, This is short notice, but this idea was only really born in the last week, and our rooms were only confirmed this week. NEVERTHELESS!!! You are all cordially invited to our very open, house-written Reach-style trivia event, which will be happening in under 2 weeks (Apr. 15)! The set is...
by Senator_Jay
Mon Mar 06, 2017 1:15 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACRONYM X Mirror @ U of T (March 11th, 2017)
Replies: 6
Views: 3984

Re: ACRONYM X Mirror @ U of T (March 11th, 2017)

Can I register a team of me and Mac people? I can bring buzzers, too.
by Senator_Jay
Tue Feb 28, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACRONYM X Mirror @ U of T (March 11th, 2017)
Replies: 6
Views: 3984

Re: ACRONYM X Mirror @ U of T (March 11th, 2017)

I think Jess and I will either be free agents, or help to form a team if necessary. Definitely down to play!
by Senator_Jay
Wed Feb 01, 2017 11:53 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT SCT at Carleton University: Feb. 4, 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 2540

Re: NAQT SCT at Carleton University: Feb. 4, 2017

Thanks for the helpful update, Nick! #9AM
by Senator_Jay
Tue Dec 06, 2016 12:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall @ University of Waterloo (05/11/16)
Replies: 14
Views: 8143

Re: ACF Fall @ University of Waterloo (05/11/16)

I must take responsibility, as it was my mistake entirely. I had not thoroughly understood the eligibility requirements, and had not yet sought confirmation of eligibility because I did not think that it would have been an issue. Because I fully intend to be taking classes at Toronto in 2nd semester...
by Senator_Jay
Thu Dec 01, 2016 8:56 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Delta Burke @ McMaster (Nov. 27, 2016)
Replies: 9
Views: 4685

Re: Delta Burke @ McMaster (Nov. 27, 2016)

Are stats going to be posted for this?
by Senator_Jay
Wed Nov 30, 2016 11:20 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: (This) Tournament is a Crime weekend - 2/25-26/17 - Michigan
Replies: 70
Views: 36667

Re: (This) Tournament is a Crime weekend - 2/25-26/17 - Mich

There'll be some sort of Canadian delegation attending that I'll be driving down, likely consisting of mostly (if not all) UofT players. We'll try to confirm numbers ASAP, but there'll be at least 2 of us, and we'll definitely have a buzzer set, and possibly a staffer. Thanks!
by Senator_Jay
Mon Nov 28, 2016 10:45 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Delta Burke @ McMaster (Nov. 27, 2016)
Replies: 9
Views: 4685

Re: Delta Burke @ McMaster (Nov. 27, 2016)

Thanks for hosting both this and Terrapin this weekend! I think we all had a lot of fun charging through the 24 packets, and I feel as though this was a good way to end this semester (quizbowl-wise, at least).