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by Senator_Jay
Sun Feb 01, 2015 12:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: McMaster Invitational, Feb. 21, 2015 @ McMaster
Replies: 8
Views: 4211

McMaster Invitational, Feb. 21, 2015 @ McMaster

McMaster is pleased to announce (albeit somewhat late and hurriedly) that we shall be hosting a high school Quizbowl tournament on Feb. 21, 2015 . This tournament is intended primarily for local teams reasonably new to the format of Quizbowl who are not planning on attending History Bowl in Ottawa t...
by Senator_Jay
Fri Jan 16, 2015 2:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: History Obscenity - March 7, 2015 @ McMaster
Replies: 17
Views: 6831

Re: History Obscenity - March or April 2015?

Thank you all for your suggestions, they are duly noted (although may not be followed-through on). I'd still like to try to complete a 10-tossup pack that is Oceania-centric, or perhaps it may need to become a general "Island-centric" that would therefore include such places as Indonesia, Japan, and...
by Senator_Jay
Thu Jan 15, 2015 10:41 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: History Obscenity - March 7, 2015 @ McMaster
Replies: 17
Views: 6831

Re: History Obscenity - March or April 2015?

Thanks, will try to edit what I have and see if I can contain them.
by Senator_Jay
Thu Jan 15, 2015 12:01 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: History Obscenity - March 7, 2015 @ McMaster
Replies: 17
Views: 6831

History Obscenity - March 7, 2015 @ McMaster

Hey everyone, just wanted to let yall know that I'm currently writing a side event to be played sometime this spring in the vein of Geography Monstrosity that I am calling History Obscenity , a very hard tournament (beyond CO History, for the most part) intended for history aficionados and masochist...
by Senator_Jay
Sun Nov 23, 2014 1:25 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: DEES mirror at uWaterloo (22nd November)
Replies: 14
Views: 6670

Re: DEES mirror at uWaterloo (22nd November)

Thanks for hosting guys! DEES was surprisingly fun, and Cottage Bowl Part II was expectedly fun. Definitely good to go to a Canadian tournament for once.
by Senator_Jay
Mon Nov 10, 2014 5:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2014 Northeast at Yale (11/8/14)
Replies: 23
Views: 12900

Re: ACF Fall 2014 Northeast at Yale (11/8/14)

Awesome tournament, had a lot of fun! Learned some new things, met some new people, and have decided that Yale is currently my favourite Ivy League campus so far. Thanks for hosting!
by Senator_Jay
Thu Oct 23, 2014 6:01 pm
Forum: International Comparisons and Discussions
Topic: Solving Toronto (and SW Ontario)
Replies: 27
Views: 18076

Re: Solving Toronto (and SW Ontario)

These are some astute observations and good questions. I've been trying to figure out why more teams don't want to do Quizbowl in this area too...I can get my team to go, but I don't even work at that school. They could not go without me and at least one other actual teacher, and for some reason, mo...
by Senator_Jay
Tue Oct 21, 2014 12:40 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: DEES mirror at uWaterloo (22nd November)
Replies: 14
Views: 6670

Re: DEES mirror at uWaterloo (22nd November)

Yup, so expect at least (and probably only) one team from McMaster. Bring your 3DS and we'll do Smash and Pokemon as well! Aaron and Arjun, I am ready for you. Aayush, not so much.
by Senator_Jay
Thu Oct 16, 2014 12:27 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl @ McMaster (Oct. 18)
Replies: 22
Views: 8033

Re: Penn Bowl @ McMaster (Oct. 18)

Since I'm no longer playing this in Philly, methinks imma make an appearance with an entourage of extra Mac folk. Just to make things interesting :D
by Senator_Jay
Sat Oct 11, 2014 11:40 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: PADAWAN at Brown, 10/11/14
Replies: 9
Views: 4047

Re: PADAWAN at Brown, 10/11/14

Awesome tournament today! Well-run, friendly staff, good company, and a book prize is always appreciated. Thanks to the crew at Brown for hosting today!
by Senator_Jay
Mon Sep 22, 2014 3:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ICCS @ uWaterloo (September 27th)
Replies: 9
Views: 3340

Re: ICCS @ uWaterloo (September 27th)

Looks like a pretty small field...I'll be there on Saturday with a flock of Mac noobs. Can I be a reader?
by Senator_Jay
Tue Aug 05, 2014 9:12 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Texas QB Camp Tournament mirror at uWaterloo (10th August)
Replies: 15
Views: 6129

Re: Texas QB Camp Tournament mirror at uWaterloo (10th Augus

Imma play. Don't know/care with whom. New people would be interesting, but I can also fly solo if need be.
by Senator_Jay
Tue Aug 05, 2014 9:11 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (9th August)
Replies: 47
Views: 18702

Re: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (9th August)

Looking forward to this weekend, whatever it is at this point.
by Senator_Jay
Mon Jul 28, 2014 8:17 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (9th August)
Replies: 47
Views: 18702

Re: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (9th August)

Imma play, not sure whom with though at this point. I've had a few offers already, but any expressions of interest should be directed to my facebook or a pm.
by Senator_Jay
Mon Jul 07, 2014 2:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2014 packet discussion
Replies: 13
Views: 5441

Re: VETO 2014

Brian, I agree and disagree. Obviously, I would like to see VETO continue, and in the same way that it has for over a decade; a fun middle-of-summer tournament that you can go to or not, because of free will and whatnot. As for the agreement, yes, Canadian quizbowl has come a long way, and I feel as...
by Senator_Jay
Mon Jul 07, 2014 1:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Miscellaneous Quizbowl Events @ UWaterloo (July 5, 2014)
Replies: 29
Views: 10499

Re: Miscellaneous Quizbowl Events @ UWaterloo (July 5, 2014)

Agreed, it was fun to have such a laid-back yet decently-organized day of confraternizing and side eventing.
by Senator_Jay
Mon Jul 07, 2014 1:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2014 packet discussion
Replies: 13
Views: 5441

Re: VETO 2014

No one has any obligation to play in any tournament. Either you allow for creativity and doing generally un-quizbowl-like things at a tournament like this, or you don't. Likewise, if you don't like VETO or the packets being made for it, then don't participate. If you want to troll people, you should...
by Senator_Jay
Mon Jul 07, 2014 10:00 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2014 packet discussion
Replies: 13
Views: 5441

Re: VETO 2014

Well, the whole point of VETO is for Canadian teams to get together over the summer to have a good time and reconnect. Given that packets over the years have included various sensory bonuses, "pirated" questions, sung answers, and even ACF Nats difficulty questions, the description of "guerrilla"-st...
by Senator_Jay
Fri Jul 04, 2014 12:45 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2014 packet discussion
Replies: 13
Views: 5441

VETO 2014 packet discussion

I appreciate how Palmer has informed me that there is a potential boycott of my pack going on out on the Left Coast. I really hope it gets played at at least one of the sites! So long as you pay attention and can synthesize information well, I don't see why my pack needs to be that painful of an exp...
by Senator_Jay
Fri Jul 04, 2014 12:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Miscellaneous Quizbowl Events @ UWaterloo (July 5, 2014)
Replies: 29
Views: 10499

Re: Miscellaneous Quizbowl Events @ UWaterloo (July 5, 2014)

I'm quite stoked for this, and will be there with a ragtag group to play most, if not all, of these events. See yall bright and early!
by Senator_Jay
Mon Jun 23, 2014 1:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 3M: Chicago Open History Doubles, 7/20
Replies: 47
Views: 24186

Re: 3M: Chicago Open History Doubles, 7/20

I would also like to tip my hat in for this, and I would also like a teammate, if possible.
by Senator_Jay
Sat Jun 21, 2014 12:58 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2014
Replies: 52
Views: 24897

Re: VETO 2014

So from the looks of things, I'm playing with some Westmount people, and there is a separate McMaster team of Leslie et al. That's all I can confirm at this point, other than I am in the process of writing another delicious pack for yall. The bonuses will be written by the high schoolers, so if you ...
by Senator_Jay
Wed Jun 18, 2014 3:05 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Miscellaneous Quizbowl Events @ UWaterloo (July 5, 2014)
Replies: 29
Views: 10499

Re: Miscellaneous Quizbowl Events @ UWaterloo (July 5, 2014)

Well, if Geo Monstrosity is happening, I guess I'll have to make an appearance. Any other ideas for events that day? I'll try to convince some other peeps to come out.
by Senator_Jay
Wed May 28, 2014 7:30 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2014
Replies: 52
Views: 24897

Re: VETO 2014

I could use a team for this. I've heard some interest from various peeps both on and off these forums. Anyone feel like joining my terrible team of troublemakers?
by Senator_Jay
Sat Mar 08, 2014 12:57 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SUBMIT at Carleton University (March 9, 2014)
Replies: 13
Views: 4729

Re: SUBMIT at Carleton University (March 9, 2014)

Yo, any free agents leftover who wanna play with me?
by Senator_Jay
Sat Mar 08, 2014 12:56 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Ottawa Hybrid Tournament-March 8, 2014
Replies: 38
Views: 16399

Re: Ottawa Hybrid Tournament-March 8, 2014

See yall bitches in da mornin
by Senator_Jay
Mon Feb 24, 2014 10:36 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2014 ONQBA Provincial Championship (3/22/2014)
Replies: 16
Views: 6399

Re: 2014 ONQBA Provincial Championship (3/22/2014)

As of right now, I'm going to vouch for Westmount entering at least one team. I'll find out more and make a confirming post by Wed. evening.
by Senator_Jay
Sun Feb 23, 2014 9:54 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SUBMIT at Carleton University (March 9, 2014)
Replies: 13
Views: 4729

Re: SUBMIT at Carleton University (March 9, 2014)

There will be a McMaster presence at this event. How many people it entails cannot yet be determined, but we'll say one team for now.
by Senator_Jay
Sat Feb 22, 2014 11:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Eastern Canada @ Toronto (2/22/14)
Replies: 32
Views: 12299

Re: ACF Regionals Eastern Canada @ Toronto (2/22/14)

I certainly enjoyed this tournament, despite not winning. The tiara really seemed to work for Aayush, and the field (at least the upper bracket) seemed evenly-matched enough that it made for a very interesting competition. Thank you for hosting, all you Toronto folk!
by Senator_Jay
Wed Feb 19, 2014 1:07 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Eastern Canada @ Toronto (2/22/14)
Replies: 32
Views: 12299

Re: ACF Regionals Eastern Canada @ Toronto (2/22/14)

Sounds good. McMaster will be attending on Saturday, at least in some capacity...
by Senator_Jay
Mon Feb 03, 2014 1:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2014 ONQBA Provincial Championship (3/22/2014)
Replies: 16
Views: 6399

Re: 2014 ONQBA Provincial Championship (3/22/2014)

Sweet. Sorry for the late response, I had kinda forgotten about this. But don't worry, it'll be a good day!
by Senator_Jay
Wed Nov 27, 2013 1:07 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Eastern Canada @ Toronto (2/22/14)
Replies: 32
Views: 12299

Re: ACF Regionals Eastern Canada @ Toronto (2/22/14)

You can expect at least one, probably two teams from Mac. One of those teams should be a novice team, and the other will most decidedly be anti-novice due to my advanced age.
by Senator_Jay
Sun Nov 17, 2013 11:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: DRAGOON at Alabama [11/16/13]
Replies: 6
Views: 2927

Re: DRAGOON at Alabama [11/16/13]

I second Jordan...this was a fun tournament, and I'm glad to have met some new quizbowlers outside of Canada. Well worth the lengthy drive off the beaten path!
by Senator_Jay
Mon Nov 11, 2013 2:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Delta Burke Mirror at UWaterloo (Sunday, Nov. 10th)
Replies: 28
Views: 6141

Re: Delta Burke Mirror at UWaterloo (Sunday, Nov. 10th)

Awesome tournament yesterday, thanks Waterloo! And I concur with the ever-perceptive Nick. Aayush can be a pain, but I guess we need to put up with him in order to make our tournaments "inclusive", and "diverse", as they say.
by Senator_Jay
Sat Nov 09, 2013 9:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: *CONFIRMED* ACF Fall 2013 @McMaster
Replies: 34
Views: 13227

Re: *CONFIRMED* ACF Fall 2013 @McMaster

cruzeiro wrote: EDIT: Stats note - there's no tossups heard showing right now for the Waterloo A - McMaster game.
The missing TUH should now be corrected.
by Senator_Jay
Sat Nov 09, 2013 6:31 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: *CONFIRMED* ACF Fall 2013 @McMaster
Replies: 34
Views: 13227

Re: *CONFIRMED* ACF Fall 2013 @McMaster

Preliminary stats are here; combined (prelims + playoffs) are here.
by Senator_Jay
Thu Nov 07, 2013 9:59 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Ottawa Hybrid Tournament-March 8, 2014
Replies: 38
Views: 16399

Re: Ottawa Hybrid Tournament-March 8, 2014

Count Mac in for whatever shennanigans are going down. Imma try to get my horrible VEXATION tournament up and running for use as a side-event as well. And I'm open to Zach's suggestion of mix-n-matching teams, it could be fun. Any suggestions of such conglomerations are welcome!
by Senator_Jay
Wed Nov 06, 2013 11:00 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: *CONFIRMED* ACF Fall 2013 @McMaster
Replies: 34
Views: 13227

Re: *CONFIRMED* ACF Fall 2013 @McMaster

Speaking of signups...can I get a tally of how many staff are being offered by teams? We can field a few, but I'm expecting a couple from attending teams (if at all possible!).
by Senator_Jay
Wed Oct 23, 2013 5:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl at uOttawa (October 27, 2013)
Replies: 9
Views: 3620

Re: Penn Bowl at uOttawa (October 27, 2013)

We're in! At least me, but maybe one or two others from Mac.
by Senator_Jay
Wed Oct 23, 2013 12:13 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT Canada SCT-February 8, 2014
Replies: 32
Views: 29786

Re: NAQT Canada SCT-February 8, 2014

I dunno...this all seems pretty sketchy to me. 9am sharp, amiright?
by Senator_Jay
Tue Oct 22, 2013 12:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: McMaster Mirror of "An Intimate Engagement With Trash"
Replies: 34
Views: 12045

Re: McMaster Mirror of "An Intimate Engagement With Trash"

Here's the link to the stats reports, finally. Many thanks to Brian McNamara for enlightening me on how to upload :)

http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... ned_stats/
by Senator_Jay
Mon Oct 21, 2013 2:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: *CONFIRMED* ACF Fall 2013 @McMaster
Replies: 34
Views: 13227

Re: *CONFIRMED* ACF Fall 2013 @McMaster

Thanks Aaron, always appreciated.
by Senator_Jay
Fri Oct 18, 2013 11:23 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: McMaster Mirror of "An Intimate Engagement With Trash"
Replies: 34
Views: 12045

Re: McMaster Mirror of "An Intimate Engagement With Trash"

I know this is kinda last minute...but we could use laptops too, if at all possible. Laptops and buzzers and staff! See yall bright n' early, avec costumes :)
by Senator_Jay
Sat Sep 28, 2013 8:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Collegiate Novice at UWaterloo (10/5)
Replies: 23
Views: 8947

Re: Collegiate Novice at UWaterloo (10/5)

Too bad, freedom of speech. The same thing that makes us have to put up with you all the time.
by Senator_Jay
Sat Sep 28, 2013 7:59 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: *CONFIRMED* ACF Fall 2013 @McMaster
Replies: 34
Views: 13227

Re: *TENTATIVE* ACF Fall 2013 @McMaster

If you don't mind me asking, will "undergraduate" or "Div II" teams be specially recognized at the tournament? This might influence our team-building for the tournament. I think that will depend upon how many and which teams we get signing up. Likely it'll just be free-for-all, as in years past; at...
by Senator_Jay
Fri Sep 27, 2013 12:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: *CONFIRMED* ACF Fall 2013 @McMaster
Replies: 34
Views: 13227

Re: *TENTATIVE* ACF Fall 2013 @McMaster

Oct 13, from my understanding. Again, still awaiting final confirmation.
by Senator_Jay
Fri Sep 27, 2013 10:20 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Collegiate Novice at UWaterloo (10/5)
Replies: 23
Views: 8947

Re: Collegiate Novice at UWaterloo (9/28)

Isn't it nice to finally have someone other than me post things on behalf of Mac? And yes, we'll be entering 2 teams, and I'll likely have to bring one of them. So imma moderate, k?
by Senator_Jay
Fri Sep 27, 2013 10:17 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: *CONFIRMED* ACF Fall 2013 @McMaster
Replies: 34
Views: 13227

*CONFIRMED* ACF Fall 2013 @McMaster

Good morning all...so I hear there's been quite the buzz out there about McMaster hosting ACF Fall, and me not posting anything just to be a huge dick. While it may be the case that I can sometimes be a huge dick, I can assure you that this was not the intention for this late announcement. Instead, ...
by Senator_Jay
Mon Sep 16, 2013 10:31 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: McMaster Mirror of "An Intimate Engagement With Trash"
Replies: 34
Views: 12045

An Intimate Engagement with Trash Mirror @ McMaster, Oct. 19

Good morning everyone! After a fairly boring summer up here in Canada with very few tournaments to attend, McMaster is pleased to announce that we shall be hosting a mirror of the esteemed Seth Teitler* Presents: An Intimate Engagement with Trash *Disclaimer: Seth Teitler remains in no way affiliate...
by Senator_Jay
Thu Sep 12, 2013 9:42 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Collegiate Novice at UWaterloo (10/5)
Replies: 23
Views: 8947

Re: Collegiate Novice at UWaterloo (9/28)

Well, speaking on behalf of McMaster (as I tend to do), we would like to enter teams for Collegiate Novice. We're probably fine with whatever date. That being said, speaking on behalf of myself , Zach, I sympathize with your plight, as I too want to attend DRAGOON, without having to pick and choose ...