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by jman010295
Fri Jun 22, 2012 1:14 am
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: New Team - Some Questions
Replies: 25
Views: 11746

Re: New Team - Some Questions

For some reason looking at the frequency list for Literature turns me off and makes me not want to study for Quizbowl because there is simply so much that I have to do this summer. I always tell myself to study and get in front of the computer with my lists, but it always seems daunting and I end up...
by jman010295
Thu Jun 21, 2012 12:21 am
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: New Team - Some Questions
Replies: 25
Views: 11746

Re: New Team - Some Questions

Thank you all for the constructive feedback. Please keep the suggestions coming as I would love to have more general knowledge about the Quizbowl circuit and studying for Quizbowl such as how exactly I should go about doing it. Sometimes I end up getting stuck by just doing random questions on quizb...
by jman010295
Wed Jun 20, 2012 10:52 am
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: New Team - Some Questions
Replies: 25
Views: 11746

Re: New Team - Some Questions

I am with Great Neck North and yes, we are moving in that same direction. We have decided to start getting serious and investing more time into Quizbowl because we saw South's success as they finished top 50 at nationals this year. This year, we only lost to them by 5 points in a Regional Quiz Bowl ...
by jman010295
Sun Jun 17, 2012 2:14 am
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: New Team - Some Questions
Replies: 25
Views: 11746

Re: New Team - Some Questions

I think if you want real knowledge, you'd be better off reading just actual books and magazines. Reading all the books that show up on Quizbowl packets also takes up a very long time. Thanks for all the suggestions and please keep them coming, but can anyone answer my questions about Mythology and ...
by jman010295
Sat Jun 16, 2012 1:53 am
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: New Team - Some Questions
Replies: 25
Views: 11746

New Team - Some Questions

Hey guys, so for the past couple of years the Quizbowl team at my school has not been that serious as we have struggled to attend 1-2 tournaments and mainly just practice after school for fun. But, this year I am captain and I told my teammates that one summer of hard studying can lead to a trip to ...
by jman010295
Tue Mar 27, 2012 9:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Online Skype Practice League - Round 6
Replies: 47
Views: 13206

Re: Online Skype Practice League - Round 6

i guess ill be on the waiting list too... email - [email protected]
by jman010295
Sun Mar 25, 2012 5:29 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: Preparation
Replies: 13
Views: 6709

Re: Preparation

any other ideas??? especially in the realm of literature...

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by jman010295
Sat Mar 10, 2012 3:29 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: Preparation
Replies: 13
Views: 6709

Re: Preparation

how about the "for dummies" series because they have books on classical music and art that I am looking into?
by jman010295
Sat Mar 10, 2012 3:29 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: Books "for Quizbowl"
Replies: 217
Views: 167289

Re: Books "for Quizbowl"

how would u guys go about learning the Bible in a quick way?

Also, should I use the classical music and art for dummies books or are those books not good enough?
by jman010295
Sat Mar 10, 2012 12:54 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: Books "for Quizbowl"
Replies: 217
Views: 167289

Re: Books "for Quizbowl"

How about good books or ways to learn Art, classical music, history. Also what ways are there to learn the bible and literature quickly and easily? Im trying to get the most info as efficiently as possible.
by jman010295
Sat Mar 10, 2012 2:37 am
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: Preparation
Replies: 13
Views: 6709

Re: Preparation

any suggestions for Art, Music, History, and the Bible (besides reading it)
by jman010295
Wed Mar 07, 2012 6:10 am
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: Preparation
Replies: 13
Views: 6709

Preparation

Hello, I am quite new to these forums but have recently been spending a lot of time recently on the quizbowl forums. I have sort of a good idea of how to start preparing, but I was wondering if you guys had any recommendations on how to learn the following subjects: the Bible, Mythology (Ancient His...