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by MasterYster
Tue Aug 14, 2012 5:52 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: Quizbowl Database Down?
Replies: 4
Views: 2778

Quizbowl Database Down?

Hey guys for some reason I can't access Quizbowl DB anymore. I was wondering if the website went down for some reason and if you all were having the same problem.
by MasterYster
Tue Aug 07, 2012 6:10 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: 1 month to get ready for Tryouts
Replies: 16
Views: 9170

Re: 1 month to get ready for Tryouts

Thanks for all the responses. Just to follow up, which packets do you think I should start with, as in represents the canon of stuff I should definitely know?
by MasterYster
Tue Aug 07, 2012 2:39 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: 1 month to get ready for Tryouts
Replies: 16
Views: 9170

Re: 1 month to get ready for Tryouts

Thanks Cheynem, any suggestions on which packets I should start with?
by MasterYster
Mon Aug 06, 2012 7:40 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: 1 month to get ready for Tryouts
Replies: 16
Views: 9170

Re: 1 month to get ready for Tryouts

The thing is I've tried to go through that stuff, but I'm not really sure where to go from there? Should I be writing down everything in a journal? Should I be making flashcards to memorize them? Or should I just power through them? I'm just really at a loss of what you're supposed to do to get the ...
by MasterYster
Mon Aug 06, 2012 5:29 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: 1 month to get ready for Tryouts
Replies: 16
Views: 9170

1 month to get ready for Tryouts

Hey at my school there are going to be tryouts at the beginning of the year for the "A" team for our quizbowl/"It's Academic" team and I would really like to know where to start. I've been going to meets for about half a year but I really didn't learn that much. Any recommendations where to start st...
by MasterYster
Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:56 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: List of Basic books to start out with?
Replies: 2
Views: 2647

List of Basic books to start out with?

Hey you probably saw my forum about how I recently started quiz bowl so I was wondering if there was a good list of resources to start out with to get a great start. I went to the big website everyone was talking about (quizbowl center I think) but I found a lot of to be hard. I found the easiest pa...
by MasterYster
Sat Feb 25, 2012 9:06 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: Tips for a brand new quizbowl player
Replies: 15
Views: 10390

Re: Tips for a brand new quizbowl player

So the packets are really the real thing needed? I've tried to start memorizing the literature frequency list but I don't think its very effective
by MasterYster
Thu Feb 23, 2012 7:07 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: Tips for a brand new quizbowl player
Replies: 15
Views: 10390

Re: Tips for a brand new quizbowl player

So should I just go through every single question and try to understand them?
by MasterYster
Thu Feb 23, 2012 5:53 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: Tips for a brand new quizbowl player
Replies: 15
Views: 10390

Tips for a brand new quizbowl player

Hello everyone! I recently joined my school's quizbowl team and would like to know how to become a very VERY strong player. The only questions I can get cold are science and math. How can I expand my knowledge and become very good at the vast amount of info involved with the quizbowl/its Academic