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by Windmill Tump
Sun Oct 23, 2016 5:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl @ Michigan (10/29/16)
Replies: 4
Views: 3065

Re: Penn Bowl @ Michigan (10/29/16)

We're going to go ahead and close the field! I'll send out a logistics email to the registered teams sometime this week.
by Windmill Tump
Sun Sep 25, 2016 6:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl @ Michigan (10/29/16)
Replies: 4
Views: 3065

Penn Bowl @ Michigan (10/29/16)

Michigan Academic Competitions is pleased to host a Great Lakes area mirror of Penn Bowl to be held on October 29th, 2016. Specific details about the distribution and difficulty can be found here . For now, we will be capping the field at 12 teams, which we may expand if we have enough staffers. Fee...
by Windmill Tump
Sat Sep 24, 2016 4:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT Collegiate Novice @ Michigan (9/24/16) (IS-161AC)
Replies: 3
Views: 2101

Re: NAQT Collegiate Novice @ Michigan (9/24/16) (IS-161AC)

Michigan B cleared the field following a double round robin! Stats can be found here.
by Windmill Tump
Sat Sep 17, 2016 5:29 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT Collegiate Novice @ Michigan (9/24/16) (IS-161AC)
Replies: 3
Views: 2101

Re: NAQT Collegiate Novice @ Michigan (9/24/16) (IS-161AC)

MSU is still planning on sending teams to this. Is this the most updated field? I suspect we are bringing 8 players or so, but is there player limit per team? We may bring more than 8 players depending on the interest of our team and I'd like to start dividing the interested players into teams. Bec...
by Windmill Tump
Tue Aug 30, 2016 5:30 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT Collegiate Novice @ Michigan (9/24/16) (IS-161AC)
Replies: 3
Views: 2101

NAQT Collegiate Novice @ Michigan (9/24/16) (IS-161AC)

The University of Michigan is pleased to announce that we are hosting a mirror of NAQT's Collegiate Novice (the IS-161AC set) on Saturday, September 24th. As usual, we will be hosting the tournament in Mason Hall. Entry Fees and Discounts Base Fee: $15 per player Buzzer systems with at least eight f...
by Windmill Tump
Wed Mar 30, 2016 7:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open Trash 2016 (July 24, 2016)
Replies: 131
Views: 59600

Re: Chicago Open Trash 2016 (July 24, 2016)

women, fire and dangerous things wrote:I'll staff this.
Me too!
by Windmill Tump
Tue Feb 16, 2016 12:59 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2016 MLK: Specific Questions
Replies: 44
Views: 5047

Re: Specific Questions

At our site, a number of people (including me) were negged for saying Friedel–Crafts on the Friedel–Crafts clues for the electrophilic aromatic substitution question. Should this have been accepted? I do think that negging someone for saying Friedel-Crafts on the clues talking about Friedel-Crafts ...
by Windmill Tump
Sun Feb 14, 2016 2:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2016 MLK: Specific Questions
Replies: 44
Views: 5047

Re: Specific Questions

Yeah, that's completely true of course, but in practice, I've always used 280 to find protein concentration. I see your point though, it's not accurate to just say the maximum is at 280. I'll change the wording - thanks!
by Windmill Tump
Sat Jan 23, 2016 1:01 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2016 MLK: Specific Questions
Replies: 44
Views: 5047

Re: Specific Questions

On the ligand tossup in packet 10, would I have been prompted on "coordination complex" at any point? Oops, I wrote this thinking about ligand substitution reactions for the first half so I forgot about someone just saying coordination complex - I've revised it so coordination complex is accepted u...
by Windmill Tump
Sat Jan 16, 2016 12:36 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Midseason College Poll
Replies: 18
Views: 10401

Re: Midseason College Poll

For what it's worth, one of our MO wins was entered in the stats as a forfeit win, so our numbers are really from 11 games rather than 12, which changes our per game stats a bit.
by Windmill Tump
Tue Nov 03, 2015 12:00 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2015 Autumn Classic at the University of Michigan (12/5/15)
Replies: 3
Views: 2402

Re: 2015 Autumn Classic at the University of Michigan (12/5/

We've reached our initial field cap of 32 teams - we're trying to get more rooms booked, so hopefully we'll be able to expand the field!
by Windmill Tump
Sun Oct 04, 2015 8:43 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Novice at the University of Michigan (10/3/15)
Replies: 1
Views: 1703

Re: VCU Novice at the University of Michigan (10/3/15)

Congrats to Case Western A for clearing the field! Final stats are here.
by Windmill Tump
Sat Sep 05, 2015 7:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2015 Autumn Classic at the University of Michigan (12/5/15)
Replies: 3
Views: 2402

Re: 2015 Autumn Classic at the University of Michigan (12/5/

Field (as of 11/24/15): (48/48 filled) DCC (5) DCD (4) Utica (2) Plymouth (2) Troy High (2) Eisenhower (1) Bay City Western (1) U of D (2) Quincy (2) Walled Lake Central (1) Cabrini (1) Cranbrook (2) Grosse Pointe North (2) Huron High School (1) Traverse City Central (2) Ottawa Hills (3) Oak Park R...
by Windmill Tump
Sat Sep 05, 2015 7:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2015 Autumn Classic at the University of Michigan (12/5/15)
Replies: 3
Views: 2402

2015 Autumn Classic at the University of Michigan (12/5/15)

Michigan Academic Competitions is pleased to again be hosting its annual Autumn Classic, which will take place on Saturday, December 5th, 2015. Please note that we will be having an initial field cap of 32 teams; the cap may increase depending on the availability of staffers. Nevertheless, it is in ...
by Windmill Tump
Sat Aug 29, 2015 10:38 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Novice at the University of Michigan (10/3/15)
Replies: 1
Views: 1703

VCU Novice at the University of Michigan (10/3/15)

The University of Michigan will be hosting a mirror of the VCU Novice tournament on Saturday, October 3rd. The tournament will take place in our usual location of Mason Hall, at a time to be announced in the future. We will tentatively be capping the field at 12 teams, although this can increase if ...
by Windmill Tump
Thu Jul 02, 2015 11:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Michigan Date Claim and Discussion 2015-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 17847

Re: Michigan Date Claim and Discussion 2015-2016

Confirming that we do plan on hosting Autumn Classic on December 5th this year.
by Windmill Tump
Tue Jun 30, 2015 10:05 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Michigan Summer Practices!
Replies: 8
Views: 3980

Re: Michigan Summer Practices!

Usually 6:30-8:30, but people can come and go whenever they want!
by Windmill Tump
Thu Jun 25, 2015 9:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Michigan Summer Practices!
Replies: 8
Views: 3980

Re: Michigan Summer Practices!

We won't be having practice next Monday, the 29th, but they'll resume on Mondays as usual after that.
by Windmill Tump
Mon Jun 08, 2015 11:14 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Michigan Summer Practices!
Replies: 8
Views: 3980

Re: Michigan Summer Practices!

Every picture of Will is funny looking!
by Windmill Tump
Tue May 26, 2015 4:30 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: RILKE: Chicago Open Literature Singles 2015
Replies: 95
Views: 46505

Re: RILKE: Chicago Open Literature Singles 2015

I won't actually be able to be at CO, so you can remove me from the waitlist!
by Windmill Tump
Thu May 07, 2015 10:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Michigan Summer Practices!
Replies: 8
Views: 3980

Michigan Summer Practices!

Starting next week, we'll be having summer practices on Mondays at 6:30 PM in the UAC office on the 4th floor of the Michigan Union. If enough people show up, I'll post funny pictures of Will Nediger, so that's your motivation right there!
by Windmill Tump
Mon Apr 27, 2015 2:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open at Michigan - August 8
Replies: 122
Views: 53084

Re: VCU Open at Michigan - August 8

1. Science
2. Sheikh

Will staff everything else!
by Windmill Tump
Thu Apr 09, 2015 7:39 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Science Side Event 2015
Replies: 20
Views: 7235

Re: Science Side Event 2015

I'd like to write!
by Windmill Tump
Sun Feb 22, 2015 11:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: RILKE: Chicago Open Literature Singles 2015
Replies: 95
Views: 46505

Re: RILKE: Chicago Open Literature Singles 2015

I guess I'll sign up for the waitlist too, if only for the chance to beat Mike Cheyne.
by Windmill Tump
Sun Feb 22, 2015 5:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO 2015 Matchmaking
Replies: 47
Views: 19162

Re: CO 2015 Matchmaking

I'm probably playing, and I'll write questions! Chances are that I won't really answer any, though.
by Windmill Tump
Sat Dec 06, 2014 8:33 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2014 Autumn Classic at the University of Michigan (12/6/14)
Replies: 4
Views: 3027

Re: 2014 Autumn Classic at the University of Michigan (12/6/

DCC A (actually DCC B) won the first game of an advantaged finals, coming out of the winner's bracket undefeated. Novi A and Troy A got second and third respectively. Troy B and Skyline tied for 4th. Stats: Morning: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/2420/stats/prelim/ Afternoon: http://www.hs...
by Windmill Tump
Thu Nov 06, 2014 4:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2014 Autumn Classic at the University of Michigan (12/6/14)
Replies: 4
Views: 3027

Re: 2014 Autumn Classic at the University of Michigan (12/6/

We've reached our field cap of 32 teams, and have started putting teams on the waitlist. We're currently looking for more staffers to see if we could potentially expand the field; if you can bring a staffer, please do so!
by Windmill Tump
Sat Sep 20, 2014 6:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ICCS at Michigan (9/20/14)
Replies: 2
Views: 1424

Re: ICCS at Michigan (9/20/14)

Stats for all games can be found here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... all_games/
by Windmill Tump
Fri Sep 12, 2014 10:31 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ICCS at Michigan (9/20/14)
Replies: 2
Views: 1424

ICCS at Michigan (9/20/14)

The University of Michigan will be hosting a mirror of the Introductory Collaborative Collegiate Set on Saturday, September 20th, 2014. The eligibility rules are as follows: 1. All ACF eligibility rules apply, except when they contradict the rules below. 2. This is a tournament for introducing colle...
by Windmill Tump
Fri Sep 12, 2014 1:08 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2014 Autumn Classic at the University of Michigan (12/6/14)
Replies: 4
Views: 3027

Re: 2014 Autumn Classic at the University of Michigan (12/6/

Field as of 11/13/14 (32 of 32): Bay City Western (2) DCC (2) Rochester High (1) Skyline (1) Cranbrook (2) Troy High (2) DCD (2) Walled Lake Central (1) Utica (1) U of D Jesuit (2) Grosse Pointe North (1) Brighton (2) Cabrini (1) Farmington (1) Southgate Anderson (1) Huron New Boston (1) Novi (2) Li...
by Windmill Tump
Fri Sep 12, 2014 1:08 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2014 Autumn Classic at the University of Michigan (12/6/14)
Replies: 4
Views: 3027

2014 Autumn Classic at the University of Michigan (12/6/14)

Hello, It's that time of year again! Michigan Academic Competitions is pleased to invite your team to the 2014 Autumn Classic to be held on Saturday, December 6th, 2014, on the Central Campus of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Since 1995, Michigan Academic Competitions has hosted several to...
by Windmill Tump
Mon Jun 09, 2014 5:22 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Favorite Quizbowl Experiences
Replies: 77
Views: 57349

Re: Favorite Quizbowl Experiences

pandabear555 wrote: Another tidbit about ANGST: I wrote some meta for Tossup 0s for the Waterloo CRR mirror, and one of Will Nediger's CRR teammates beat him to the ANGST tossup on the clue that mentioned the Gautam/Will/Huma/Aaron team.
Best buzz of my life.
by Windmill Tump
Tue May 20, 2014 4:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Summer Practices at Michigan
Replies: 0
Views: 816

Summer Practices at Michigan

Hey everyone,

We're starting up summer practices at the University of Michigan! They'll be on Tuesdays, starting at 7 PM, in the UAC office on the 4th floor of the Union. Anyone is welcome, so please feel free to show up if you're around.
by Windmill Tump
Tue Mar 25, 2014 1:12 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Specific question discussion
Replies: 31
Views: 6528

Re: Specific question discussion

I first heard about monic polynomials mostly as a terminology thing at first back when I first learned any algebra at all (so something like http://www.math.utah.edu/~wortman/1050-text-fp.pdf) but I guess it's just something unique that my teacher decided to mention rather than a common thing.
by Windmill Tump
Mon Mar 24, 2014 3:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Specific question discussion
Replies: 31
Views: 6528

Re: Specific question discussion

The polynomial tossup in packet 8 says monic in the middle, still in power, which seems suboptimal since I think it makes it really easy for someone to just go and guess polynomial. I also thought the alcohol tossup from packet 5 was pretty fraudable since it suggests pretty early that it's some kin...
by Windmill Tump
Mon Mar 24, 2014 11:28 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: General discussion
Replies: 25
Views: 4018

Re: General discussion

There were definitely some quirks to the set, e.g. the pokemon/academic bonus, the four part tea bonus, the classic "you are a very rich Muslim," but I didn't think there was an overwhelming amount and they didn't detract from the set for me. Also, I laugh at the "According to Wikipedia" thing every...
by Windmill Tump
Sun Mar 23, 2014 12:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Specific question discussion
Replies: 31
Views: 6528

Re: Specific question discussion

The only thing that I remember noting while playing was that I think Sikhs should be promptable for the khalsa bonus part in packet 6, considering that the khalsa order is a subset of Sikhs.
by Windmill Tump
Sun Oct 27, 2013 10:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl at Ohio State (10/26/2013)
Replies: 15
Views: 4857

Re: Penn Bowl at Ohio State (10/26/2013)

In the first Michigan A vs. Michigan B game, we went 5/11/1, not 5/17/1 as listed in the stats - they have Neal getting 6 tossups, when he didn't get any, so we should have 350 bonus points from 16 bonuses heard, I think.
by Windmill Tump
Sun Oct 27, 2013 4:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Question Specific Discussion
Replies: 118
Views: 19363

Re: Question Specific Discussion

In the Cromwell tossup from Round 11, the guy who wrote Instrument of Government was named John Lambert, not James Lambert.
by Windmill Tump
Sat Oct 12, 2013 9:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Question-specific discussion
Replies: 42
Views: 4161

Re: Question-specific discussion

Can someone post the full question and (apparently quite long) answer line? An underlying mechanism for one type of this process is modeled by the Bateson-Dobzhansky-Muller model. The most important model organism for this process is the three-spined stickleback. That mechanism is increased by "rei...
by Windmill Tump
Tue Apr 30, 2013 7:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Where Will You Be Going to College Next Year? 2012-13
Replies: 56
Views: 19199

Re: Where Will You Be Going to College Next Year? 2012-13

I'll be going to Michigan next year, where I plan on playing quizbowl.
by Windmill Tump
Sun Mar 24, 2013 12:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Side Event: Schindler's Lit
Replies: 143
Views: 41095

Re: Side Event: Schindler's Lit

I'd really like to play this, with anyone.
by Windmill Tump
Sun Oct 21, 2012 8:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: General set discussion
Replies: 12
Views: 1520

Re: General set discussion

So there were a few questions in this set where I think something along the lines of an anti-prompt would've been useful. For example, on the suicide tossup, I buzzed on the clue from The Awakening , said "drowning, " and was negged. I know that the clues before didn't refer to drowning, but my argu...
by Windmill Tump
Sat Jun 23, 2012 1:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Michigan 2012-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 10761

Re: Michigan 2012-2013

(Double post wooo) With respect to actual competition next year, I agree with basically all of what Joe said. We lose Ethan and John, but return myself and Sid Chand. John's knew the most geography and current events of anyone on our team, while Ethan knew a lot of real science and was our best (non...
by Windmill Tump
Sat Jun 23, 2012 12:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Michigan 2012-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 10761

Re: Michigan 2012-2013

From what I remember people saying, White Cloud's tournament is still speed check, and they don't appear to have hosted any NAQT tournaments.
by Windmill Tump
Sat Jun 23, 2012 1:09 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Michigan 2012-2013
Replies: 46
Views: 10761

Re: Michigan 2012-2013

I'm on a phone right now, so I'll make a more complete post later, but I think DCC's fourth is Paul Hamilton, who's a really good art player. While I don't think they'll be as good as this year's team, which was especially incredible at NAQT, they're still easily the favorites to win any Michigan to...