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by Marty McFly
Fri Jun 11, 2010 1:21 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois and the National Quiz Bowl Scene
Replies: 47
Views: 6242

Re: Illinois and the National Quiz Bowl Scene

Having seen meltdowns by some Illinois teams when they have gotten down in matches, I would agree with Zahed to an extent. However, greater knowledge is the best way to get better. With greater knowledge will come the decrease in stupid negs, and you won't have to win a buzzer race, since you will k...
by Marty McFly
Wed Jun 09, 2010 4:08 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois and the National Quiz Bowl Scene
Replies: 47
Views: 6242

Re: Illinois and the National Quiz Bowl Scene

The problem here is one of time and money (and if you believe that time is money, then the problem is the same). Most of the elite Illinois teams are in the northern part of the state, except of course for Carbondale, who should be commended for driving 5 hours every weekend to go to most of the tou...
by Marty McFly
Tue Jun 08, 2010 12:54 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PACE NSC: format changes, 2010 information
Replies: 287
Views: 113859

Re: PACE NSC: format changes, 2010 information

Being from Illinois, a state notorious for not fostering much out-of-state competition and having horrible questions, HSNCT and NAQT were the first times that I had seen quizbowl played at the highest level possible. I was extremely impressed by what I saw, especially from the top 8 teams. State Col...
by Marty McFly
Thu Jun 03, 2010 12:58 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACE camp.
Replies: 21
Views: 3406

Re: ACE camp.

I don't think Stevenson is sending anyone, although Malis might show up.