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by dyetman89
Mon Apr 06, 2009 5:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Fall 2009 Columbia Tournament?
Replies: 20
Views: 3435

Re: Fall 2009 Columbia Tournament?

I would be willing to make the daunting journey from the Upper East Side to Morningside Heights.
by dyetman89
Thu Apr 02, 2009 2:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: KLEE: HI Fine Arts (4/11/09)
Replies: 40
Views: 6101

Re: KLEE: HI Fine Arts (4/11/09)

I'm definitely in, and a teammate would be nice indeed.

EDIT: Doug Yetman, competent in classical music, opera, film, rather less competent in the visual arts, dreadful at anything jazz or architecture related.
by dyetman89
Wed Mar 11, 2009 9:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NYC Area Summer Practices
Replies: 11
Views: 1383

Re: NYC Area Summer Practices

If need be, I'll come as the "adult sponsor". I'll grow out my beard, put on a suit, and there ya go.
by dyetman89
Fri Jan 02, 2009 6:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Winter Northeast at Yale (1/17/09)
Replies: 36
Views: 6143

Re: ACF Winter Northeast at Yale (1/17/09)

everyday847 wrote:One team from Harvard, almost definitely consisting of just me, will be there.
I like your style, Watkins.
by dyetman89
Tue Dec 30, 2008 5:23 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Cancelled: Hoosier Open at Indiana, 2/21/2009
Replies: 30
Views: 5107

Re: Announcement: Hoosier Open at Indiana, 2/14/2009

I'm in the same boat as Mukherjesus and (it would seem) plenty of others. Sorry Carlo.
by dyetman89
Sat Dec 27, 2008 12:59 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Winter Northeast at Yale (1/17/09)
Replies: 36
Views: 6143

Re: ACF Winter Northeast at Yale (1/17/09)

Hunter is registered, though Bilow has yet to reply to me, so really who the hell knows.
by dyetman89
Sun Dec 07, 2008 6:37 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Northeast NAQT SCT, 2/7/09 @ MIT
Replies: 30
Views: 5285

Re: Northeast NAQT SCT, 2/7/09 @ MIT

You know I'm there.
by dyetman89
Tue Nov 11, 2008 2:52 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: RMPFest Northeast?
Replies: 9
Views: 1207

Re: RMPFest Northeast?

I'm interested in playing a NE mirror, or "best of" "shootout" what have you.
by dyetman89
Tue Nov 11, 2008 2:50 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Interest in Buzzerfest/Trash Tourney?
Replies: 27
Views: 2373

Re: Interest in Buzzerfest/Trash Tourney?

I would be very interested, though not in the trash.
by dyetman89
Thu Oct 23, 2008 2:37 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Interest in Feb tourney @ Columbia?
Replies: 23
Views: 2560

Re: Interest in Feb tourney @ Columbia?

You can count on Hunter showing up to pretty much anything you decide to host.
by dyetman89
Thu Oct 16, 2008 11:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: FEUERBACH discussion
Replies: 22
Views: 3235

Re: FEUERBACH discussion

If what's important in a field and therefore should be asked about requires grad students in that field to answer questions on them If I understand you correctly, this seems to me a false dilemma - Bruce Arthur is not a linguistics grad student, and indeed Guy Tabachnick, probably the most knowledg...
by dyetman89
Mon Oct 06, 2008 12:19 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Harvard Fall Tournament III (11/15/08) -- Cambridge, MA
Replies: 155
Views: 81613

Re: Harvard Fall Tournament III (11/15/08) -- Cambridge, MA

erkifish26 wrote:Byram is considering this (and by considering it, I mean that I'm going to try to convince our A team to go on the Fung Wah bus at 5 in the morning).
Last I heard, Fung Wah didn't have any buses leaving from New York anytime near 5:00.
by dyetman89
Fri Oct 03, 2008 3:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ 2008-2009
Replies: 132
Views: 17616

Re: NY/NJ 2008-2009

I smell some sort of sports-related tomfoolery.
by dyetman89
Fri Oct 03, 2008 2:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ 2008-2009
Replies: 132
Views: 17616

Re: NY/NJ 2008-2009

2. Who is running Stuyvesant this year/who is on the team? Stuyvesant is being "run" and captained by Aidan Bonner. No faculty adviser, much less coach, to speak of. The team is such a mess right now (and so dependent upon students who really don't care much about this game, but that's another matt...
by dyetman89
Wed Sep 24, 2008 11:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: EFT 3 at Brown (Saturday, October 4)
Replies: 64
Views: 16890

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: EFT 3 at Brown (Saturday, October 4)

My presence is indicative of my own interest, but grouping us together appears to be a whim of the Brown organization. We should talk more, once someone from Brown gets back to you.
by dyetman89
Fri Sep 19, 2008 4:47 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: PrelimAnnouncement: MIT Mirror of Minnesota Open (10/18/08)
Replies: 45
Views: 15157

Re: PrelimAnnouncement: MIT Mirror of Minnesota Open (10/18/08)

If anyone out there is also interested in the lit side tournament, maybe you could...y'know, post here as well.
by dyetman89
Sun Sep 07, 2008 12:04 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Harvard T-Party - 12/6/08
Replies: 106
Views: 27189

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Harvard T-Party - 12/6/08

Yee-haw! another Northeast tournament. Expect a one-man team from Hunter to stumble in.
by dyetman89
Thu Aug 28, 2008 9:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: ACF Fall at Brandeis, 11/8/08
Replies: 22
Views: 5093

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: ACF Fall at Brandeis, 11/8/08

Expect a one-man team to show up from Hunter.
by dyetman89
Thu Aug 28, 2008 9:35 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Minnesota Open, October 18 2008
Replies: 111
Views: 30702

Re: Preliminary Announcement: Minnesota Open, October 18 2008

Whoa. I was on vacation during that week and completely missed those posts. Thanks.
by dyetman89
Thu Aug 28, 2008 8:56 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Announcement: Minnesota Open, October 18 2008
Replies: 111
Views: 30702

Re: Preliminary Announcement: Minnesota Open, October 18 2008

Is MIT still planning on mirroring this here event?
by dyetman89
Thu Jun 19, 2008 8:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NYC Area Summer Practice?
Replies: 29
Views: 3151

Re: NYC Area Summer Practice?

I think Nina should be posting her plans relatively soon - she'd mentioned next weeked as a possibility, though of course I don't speak for her.
by dyetman89
Sun Jun 15, 2008 1:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NYC Area Summer Practice?
Replies: 29
Views: 3151

Re: NYC Area Summer Practice?

aarcoh wrote:tournaments during the summer?

A fair crop of open/masters tourneys have traditionally been held during the summer.
by dyetman89
Tue Jun 10, 2008 7:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NYC Area Summer Practice?
Replies: 29
Views: 3151

Re: NYC Area Summer Practice?

There's also a much easier way to practice. It's called IRC Aaron, for me, there's no substitute for in-person practice with buzzers and a moderator. The D.C.ers, Minnesotans, and Virginians might be on to something here. Taking Ian Eppler's lead--would anyone in the NYC area be interested in havin...
by dyetman89
Sun Jun 08, 2008 11:00 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Sun 'n Fun Mirror - Maryland - Sat, 6/21
Replies: 65
Views: 16333

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Sun 'n Fun Mirror - Maryland - Sat, 6/21

I have recieved word that Nick is no longer coming. If anyone out there is interested in teaming with myself and Charap, please drop me a line at

[email protected]
by dyetman89
Sat Jun 07, 2008 5:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '08-'09
Replies: 1271
Views: 165947

Re: Illinois '08-'09

...if I had just failed English my senior year, I could've stayed and played quizbowl... This may be a ridiculous question, but to anyone's knowledge has anybody ever actually done this before? A 5th year quizbowl player who was also the laziest SOB on earth when it came to schoolwork? IT'S BEEN KN...
by dyetman89
Wed Jun 04, 2008 8:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: Sun 'n Fun Mirror - Maryland - Sat, 6/21
Replies: 65
Views: 16333

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: Sun 'n Fun Mirror - Maryland - Sat, 6/21

[quote="TheCzarMan] I'll play with you since it seems like my parents have decided that I shouldn't be playing with strangers from Virginia. :neutral:[/quote] Better to play with strangers from your own neck of the woods, eh? And sorry that no one has been keeping in touch with you about this. Word ...
by dyetman89
Wed May 28, 2008 10:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: new quizbowl tournament in ohio
Replies: 13
Views: 2424

Re: new quizbowl tournament in ohio

Deesy Does It wrote:Isn't that the same day as Minnesota Open?
Yeah Justin, this might end up being an issue....

Can you tell us any more specifics - whether it'll be packet sub, house-written, awful IS-series nonsense, etc.
by dyetman89
Sun May 25, 2008 4:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 HSNCT Post Tourney Discussion - TJ Wins!
Replies: 128
Views: 12504

Re: 2008 HSNCT Live Coverage and Comments

Huge congrats to TJ, only wish I could have been there to see it first hand.
by dyetman89
Thu May 15, 2008 6:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: New York State Championship
Replies: 48
Views: 7585

Re: New York State Championship

Stuy won't be able to make it.
by dyetman89
Sun May 11, 2008 12:29 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ 2007-08
Replies: 225
Views: 45077

Re: NY/NJ 2007-08

Is this for NAQT only? Will you guys be there with full strength at PACE? Doubtful. At this juncture, there's about a 35% chance that I'll be able to show up at PACE - "real life" (or something like it) is demanding my attention in the most frustrating and time-consuming ways. Danny Zhu is also uns...
by dyetman89
Sat May 10, 2008 8:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ 2007-08
Replies: 225
Views: 45077

Re: NY/NJ 2007-08

Stuyvesant's team will be made up of the #4 player on the A team and three players from the B team. Kellenberg and Hunter will both be a lot better, though I think Stuy will still have a shot at playoffs. Maybe.
by dyetman89
Sun May 04, 2008 10:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 National Tournament Prognostication (archived)
Replies: 49
Views: 5766

Re: National Tournament Prognostication

on IS sets, we've taken losses to Stuyvesant, RM, and Hunter as well Good point, but I was thinking more of the beating Stuy took, and the stats I saw, from WOQ day two. [/quote]Despite our reputation as something of a "Trash team," we know things other than trash, geography, and current events.[/q...
by dyetman89
Sat May 03, 2008 10:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Two-tournament weekend at VCU August 16 & 17?
Replies: 40
Views: 10403

Re: Two-tournament weekend at VCU August 2 & 3?

I'd be very interested, and I think some of the other Stuyvesantians might be as well (presence in the country depending). BTW, first Titanomachy, and now this? Are you a packet-writing machine, Matt?
by dyetman89
Sat May 03, 2008 2:18 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 National Tournament Prognostication (archived)
Replies: 49
Views: 5766

Re: National Tournament Prognostication

I was exaggerating a touch for effect, but really , Charter is ridiculously good at NAQT. Trust me.

I'm not even sure if I'll be showing up at NAQT, but if I do, I'll be truly surprised if I'm a top individual player. PACE is much more my forte.
by dyetman89
Sat May 03, 2008 1:48 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2008 National Tournament Prognostication (archived)
Replies: 49
Views: 5766

Re: National Tournament Prognostication

killbill_07 wrote:5.) East Lansing(MI)

6.) Grosse Pointe North(MI)

9.) Novi(MI)

Oh really? Let me say this: If Grosse Pointe North comes within 400 points of Charter, I'll eat my hat, and any other article of clothing you please. The others look pretty funky besides.
by dyetman89
Fri May 02, 2008 11:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Senior Destinations 2008
Replies: 103
Views: 18322

Re: Senior Destinations 2008

College. Congrats, Doug. Heh. Actually, I believe with an average above 65 (how much above being delightfully irrelevant) and high SAT scores, they had to legally accept me. How's that for a strong negotiating position? BTW, Xiang Siow of Stuyvesant is going to UChicago. Seth Teitler, your services...
by dyetman89
Wed Apr 30, 2008 8:54 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Senior Destinations 2008
Replies: 103
Views: 18322

Re: Senior Destinations 2008

Hunter College (part of the CUNY system). Whoo-hoo.
by dyetman89
Thu Apr 24, 2008 12:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATTN: Stuyvesant
Replies: 4
Views: 1165

Re: ATTN: Stuyvesant

Yeah, I'd pretty much sworn off email and Facebook in an effort to get some actual work done and hopefully...y'know, get out of high school. Sorry about that. Due to circumstances that I would rather not discuss in a forum such as this, our adviser has been removed from the school. As you might imag...
by dyetman89
Mon Mar 10, 2008 8:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Experimental tournament during HSNCT
Replies: 39
Views: 5672

Re: Experimental tournament during HSNCT

I'm very much interested.
by dyetman89
Mon Mar 03, 2008 9:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ 2007-08
Replies: 225
Views: 45077

Re: NY/NJ 2007-08

Speaking of being undiplomatic, I'd like to apologize to Henry myself - looking at that post again, my own choice of words was far from appropriate, and I let my weariness after a long day get to me. Sorry man. But back on track: a little bird told me that an NAQT State Championship is planned for N...
by dyetman89
Sun Mar 02, 2008 4:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ 2007-08
Replies: 225
Views: 45077

Re: NY/NJ 2007-08

Whoa, very sorry about that powers comment; in my haste I stupidly misread the stats. Wilmington Charter did indeed have far more powers than anyone else, and just really impressive numbers all around. I should also say that Henry's teammates seem to have improved (I admit I was shocked by how good ...
by dyetman89
Sun Mar 02, 2008 3:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ 2007-08
Replies: 225
Views: 45077

Re: NY/NJ 2007-08

I was quite impressed by Guy's performance yesterday. He's improved quite a bit since that TJ tournament at the beginning of this school year, where we beat him by about 400 points. He managed to beat us once (though the margin of victory was small), and beat a lot of other good teams, though he lo...
by dyetman89
Sat Feb 16, 2008 8:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Buzzing Strategy
Replies: 21
Views: 5443

I'm not so sure it's significantly faster, but I do the slide out of habit myself.
by dyetman89
Mon Feb 04, 2008 10:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Players
Replies: 67
Views: 12445

Charles Dees (dominated Dallas Simons head to head at Vandy) I saw this one coming. Let me say, though, that Dallas really seems to dominate the NAQT format a good deal more than mACF or PACE - the increased geography distro no doubt contributes. No one's mentioned Kurtis Droge yet, probably becaus...
by dyetman89
Tue Jan 29, 2008 11:32 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Tell me more about the Legend
Replies: 15
Views: 4795

MLafer wrote:I seem to remember Paul Litvak telling me that Subash sent him a threatening letter after Illinois lost the 2000 ACF Regionals to Michigan, vowing revenge.
This is awesome beyond words.
by dyetman89
Sun Jan 20, 2008 12:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ 2007-08
Replies: 225
Views: 45077

Well, I haven't done a thorough study of the questions, but in general 20/20 ACF has 4/4 history, just as it does 4/4 science and 4/4 lit, though you're absolutely right about the paucity of geography.
by dyetman89
Sat Jan 19, 2008 11:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ 2007-08
Replies: 225
Views: 45077

Well, Prison Bowl went down, and the (prelim) stats are up. Some reflections: HHHW A is definitely down from last year, or so it seemed to me. They did end up fourth, but whether that means much in this field I'm not sure. Blayne knows how to run a team though, so who knows? they may well be a good ...
by dyetman89
Thu Jan 17, 2008 9:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NY/NJ 2007-08
Replies: 225
Views: 45077

Doug's teammates are also improving dramatically; they were awesome at Harvard and Aidan was one of the top scorers at LIFT. Thanks for bringing this up, because I do think it deserves more notice. I'd venture to say that Aidan was good from the start and remains good today (he was one of the top s...
by dyetman89
Wed Jan 16, 2008 12:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Wallace Stevens Literature Singles at GMU (3/14/08)
Replies: 49
Views: 9191

I (and I'm sure at least one other from my squad) would love to play this, but we're still undecided about when we'll be arriving. Don't shut us out yet, Chris!
by dyetman89
Fri Dec 14, 2007 7:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: College Destinations
Replies: 13
Views: 3757

[quote="gonzagaeagleahy] Isn't that based on you getting higher than a 1.5 next semester?[/quote]

Geeze, Kevin, now your bringing me down.