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by Seths
Sat Jul 31, 2004 5:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: July 31: Singles at UMD
Replies: 11
Views: 7124

Congratulations to Michael Braun of Blake High School, for winning the Summer Singles tournament today. He defeated Dan Wright of Thomas Jefferson to win the double elimination playoffs. I will go into more details tomorrow, after I get some rest, but I would like to thank our volunteers: Sharon Won...
by Seths
Fri Jul 30, 2004 11:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: July 31: Singles at UMD
Replies: 11
Views: 7124

We stand at 15 people (one less than ideal) with the waitlist empty. The dramatis personae: Michael B (Blake) Michael K (Gonzaga) Seth (RM) Tobin (RM) Daniel B (RM) Humza (RM) Barry (RM) David (GDS) Zack (WJ) Mike S (TJ) Dan W (TJ) Mike W (TJ) Alex L (TJ) Wil K (TJ) Daniel R (ER) The field is not on...
by Seths
Thu Jul 29, 2004 6:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: July 31: Singles at UMD
Replies: 11
Views: 7124

Dear everybody:

I will send out a mass email tonight with all the pertinent information. Good luck on Saturday.
by Seths
Tue Jul 27, 2004 12:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: July 31: Singles at UMD
Replies: 11
Views: 7124

We sold our soul for quiz and bowl

Recent grauduates are certainly elegible; I will most likely be playing. Mike, I heard from your brother, but I am still waiting for Alex to contact me about who else from TJ is coming. Besides the TJ contingent—which I've heard numbers 5 or 6—here is a list of people who will be there. I am als...
by Seths
Mon Jul 19, 2004 11:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: July 31: Singles at UMD
Replies: 11
Views: 7124

July 31: Singles at UMD

Yes, on Saturday, July 31 at the University of Maryland in College Park, there will be a Summer Singles Tournament. We will be using the questions from ACF Fall 2003. Anyone who played on a local A-team—or powerhouse B-team—during the past academic year is invited to play. Other players may regi...
by Seths
Thu Jul 15, 2004 10:39 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Grammar, etc. in packets
Replies: 14
Views: 10690

sometimes the more pyramidal (and therefore correct) way to order clues will be less than optimal from a grammatical perspective. Bingo. Question writers of all stripes abuse the passive voice like whoa, but thank god for this inelegence; it enables clues to be ordered correctly. "This book" must c...
by Seths
Tue Mar 30, 2004 9:30 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Richard Montgomery's Tourney (Rockville, MD) - April 17 '04
Replies: 17
Views: 12160

There's been some question about the format for the tournament, so I'll do my best to address those issues. The first half of each game will consists of 5 categories of 5 toss-ups each. These will be shortish (3 lines in Word or so) but not buzzer races: each will have multiple clues in order of dec...
by Seths
Tue Mar 16, 2004 8:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Richard Montgomery's Tourney (Rockville, MD) - April 17 '04
Replies: 17
Views: 12160

Delaware's tournament did indeed move to April 3.
by Seths
Mon Mar 15, 2004 11:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Richard Montgomery's Tourney (Rockville, MD) - April 17 '04
Replies: 17
Views: 12160

[I posted a similar announcement a few minutes before, and MLafer removed it. This particular post is now without purpose. Cheers.]