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by winklerd
Sun Jun 10, 2007 7:34 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: Maggie Walker wins 2007 PACE NSC!
Replies: 27
Views: 13935

MLWMathStar wrote:Consolation: That is quite possibly the greatest system of naming brackets that we'll ever see. Who came up with that?
(We|Wee|Whee|Wie|Wii|Oui) did!

Actually, I don't know who in PACE did. I think it was a combination of ETC, Dan, Tricia, and possibly others.
by winklerd
Sat Jul 01, 2006 4:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Computer Science Coursework and Quizbowlers
Replies: 14
Views: 7147

Well, hardware knowledge is a little more Computer Engineering and Operating Systems a little more Information Systems, but these might as well be grouped in with programming / theory CS questions. These majors are underrepresented in Quizbowl as well, and could see more questions by being part of ...
by winklerd
Sat Jul 01, 2006 12:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Computer Science Coursework and Quizbowlers
Replies: 14
Views: 7147

Who says computer science has to be about programming? What about rewarding hardware or OS knowledge? I've written questions like this in the past for the NSC.
by winklerd
Sat Jul 01, 2006 3:16 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs
Replies: 826
Views: 320064

An oldie (we're talking 6ish years ago) I was reminded of reading about negs on It's Academic. My team (Joppatowne High School) gave this answer. Correct answer: Peter Piper Given answer: Peter Pecker! (yes it was fairly emphatic) She had the right thing in mind, just gave an incorrect and quite hum...
by winklerd
Wed Jun 15, 2005 11:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs
Replies: 826
Views: 320064

I'm also reminded of a great neg from my high school days.

"This strait... (clues about geographical location)"
<buzz by team captain>
"dire strait?"
by winklerd
Wed Jun 15, 2005 11:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs
Replies: 826
Views: 320064

Dan Greenstein wrote: Hopefully someone with the list (Tom? Trish?) can provide us with the juicy details, including something said in FIVE different rooms. The five different rooms answer was actually on this bonus part: [10] Classified into Nozomi, Hikari, and Kodama categories, these help commut...
by winklerd
Wed Jun 15, 2005 11:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Decency Requirement in Quizbowl Questions
Replies: 22
Views: 10871

I'm a little late on this thread, but I think you can talk about almost anything as long as you are able to do so in a professional and academic manner. There was a question at the NSC this past weekend while I was moderating htat dealt with a mythological character cutting open their phallus. There...
by winklerd
Wed Jun 15, 2005 11:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PACE NSC 2005 results
Replies: 33
Views: 17908

My turn!

Hey, most of you probably don't know me well as I'm the youngest and newest of the full PACE members (this was my 3rd NSC). I just want to say that the tournament was great. I had a lot of fun moderating, and talking with the teams, and everything else. I'm glad to hear how much everyone enjoyed the...
by winklerd
Wed Jun 15, 2005 4:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PACE NSC 2005 results
Replies: 33
Views: 17908

Man without a Country for Fall of the House of Usher
Wasn't it the other way around? Or maybe it was someone else, but I think someone from TJA answered "Fall of the House of Usher" for a question, then in a later round where it actually was an answer, either missed it or negged on it.[/quote]