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by adosreme
Sun May 18, 2014 8:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Online mirror of College History Bowl
Replies: 49
Views: 16292

Re: Online mirror of College History Bowl

A big thanks to everyone who put their time and effort into running this for us today. Even as someone who is awful at all things historical, I had an excellent time playing this set!
by adosreme
Sun May 11, 2014 8:13 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Online mirror of College History Bowl
Replies: 49
Views: 16292

Re: Online mirror of College History Bowl

There is definitely some interest in this from Canada. I can give you an approximate number of teams in a couple days. Edit: I will be playing this tournament on a team that I am currently calling "Quelques Arpents De Neige." Our tentative roster is Brian MacNamara and Aayush Rajasekaran from Waterl...
by adosreme
Mon May 05, 2014 12:44 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Online mirror of College History Bowl
Replies: 49
Views: 16292

Re: Online mirror of College History Bowl

minusfive wrote:I thought this was singles. Either way, I'd like "in" please.
Oh. That would make planning much simpler.
by adosreme
Mon May 05, 2014 11:01 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Online mirror of College History Bowl
Replies: 49
Views: 16292

Re: Online mirror of College History Bowl

I would like to play in this event and will attempt to put a team of miscellaneous Canadian players together for it.
by adosreme
Thu Apr 17, 2014 12:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2014
Replies: 52
Views: 24892

Re: VETO 2014

Also, please note that the above linked page is pretty much used every year. As far as I know, there isn't actually an application process for playing in VETO that involves an invitation system. If you want to play, then just find a team, write a packet, and play.
by adosreme
Tue Apr 15, 2014 8:14 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO 2014
Replies: 52
Views: 24892

Re: VETO 2014

While it is overwhelmingly likely that it will in fact occur on July 12, it is not 100% confirmed that the Toronto mirror will be on this date. I might as well use this post for a Toronto field update. Based entirely on what I've heard from various people over the last little while: Carleton/Nick et...
by adosreme
Thu Mar 13, 2014 9:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT at uWaterloo (15th March, 2014)
Replies: 19
Views: 8799

Re: MUT at uWaterloo (15th March, 2014)

Toronto is sending one team. We will have one staffer in myself and no other discounts.
by adosreme
Tue Feb 25, 2014 12:08 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Eastern Canada @ Toronto (2/22/14)
Replies: 32
Views: 12298

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

Stats can be found on the tournament summary page here:

http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/1959/
by adosreme
Mon Feb 24, 2014 12:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Eastern Canada @ Toronto (2/22/14)
Replies: 32
Views: 12298

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

Wait, what did we win? Is there an extra Crazy Tiebreaker Participation Trophy? No idea when we'll be up to get it but hopefully we will at some point. Anyway, thanks to everyone who made this tournament happen. It was a lot of fun to have so many close games --- I think all of our games were decid...
by adosreme
Mon Feb 24, 2014 9:24 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Eastern Canada @ Toronto (2/22/14)
Replies: 32
Views: 12298

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

I'd like to echo the sentiments above and say that it was a very fun and exciting tournament to host! The level of competition was very high and evenly matched and everyone was very pleasant to interact with. We were very glad to have you and hope to host you all again in the future! Special mention...
by adosreme
Tue Feb 18, 2014 1:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals 2014 Global Announcement
Replies: 48
Views: 25201

Re: ACF Regionals 2014 Global Announcement

grapesmoker wrote:Yeah, sorry about that lacuna. The trophies will be coming with CMU.
I figured that might be the case, as a similar thing occurred with Buffalo bringing the ACF Fall trophies to McMaster. Thanks for confirming.
by adosreme
Tue Feb 18, 2014 9:24 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals 2014 Global Announcement
Replies: 48
Views: 25201

Re: ACF Regionals 2014 Global Announcement

Hi,

I am looking to get information about how we will get our trophies for the Toronto mirror of ACF Regionals. Do you know what information we will need to provide for this?
by adosreme
Sun Feb 16, 2014 12:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Eastern Canada @ Toronto (2/22/14)
Replies: 32
Views: 12298

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

We ended up getting rooms in Sidney Smith Hall after all. The tournament will be held there and the announcement has been updated accordingly.
by adosreme
Sat Feb 15, 2014 11:23 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Eastern Canada @ Toronto (2/22/14)
Replies: 32
Views: 12298

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

For the sake of correctness, our packet was not optional. Not that it makes any difference. Also, someone else should register for this. I'd hate to end up with a 5-team field. Nope, you're right. I was scanning the packet list for CMU and didn't realize that you were listed under your full name. A...
by adosreme
Sat Feb 15, 2014 10:34 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Eastern Canada @ Toronto (2/22/14)
Replies: 32
Views: 12298

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

The field and location information for this tournament has been updated. Check it out!
by adosreme
Mon Feb 03, 2014 5:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Ottawa Hybrid Tournament-March 8, 2014
Replies: 38
Views: 16390

Re: Ottawa Hybrid Tournament-March 8, 2014

minusfive wrote:EDIT: Can't math.
We were at VCUO. We know.
by adosreme
Mon Jan 27, 2014 2:53 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Oxford Open 2014 Discussion
Replies: 24
Views: 9279

Re: Oxford Open 2014 Discussion

This reminds me very much of the 2009 VETO discussion, where it just takes people who are unfamiliar with quizbowl a while to get used to it. We did, and I'm sure you will too.
by adosreme
Tue Jan 21, 2014 9:53 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT Canada SCT-February 8, 2014
Replies: 32
Views: 29782

Re: NAQT Canada SCT-February 8, 2014

Toronto isn't sure whether we will have 1 or 2 teams in Div I yet. We are currently sitting at 5 people confirmed and may merge into one team if there is no further interest.
by adosreme
Mon Jan 13, 2014 1:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals 2014 Global Announcement
Replies: 48
Views: 25201

Re: ACF Regionals 2014 Global Announcement

Susan wrote:If this student was doing work towards his degree in Fall 2013, he is eligible to play for the entirety of the 2013-2014 competition year.
That's exactly what the situation is. Thank you very much for your help.
by adosreme
Mon Jan 13, 2014 12:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals 2014 Global Announcement
Replies: 48
Views: 25201

Re: ACF Regionals 2014 Global Announcement

Eligibility Question: One of the teams attending the Toronto site has a graduate student who finished his studies at the end of the fall term (Dec. 2013). Is he still eligible to play ACF regionals for his school?
by adosreme
Mon Jan 13, 2014 12:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Ottawa Hybrid Tournament-March 8, 2014
Replies: 38
Views: 16390

Re: Ottawa Hybrid Tournament-March 8, 2014

bmcke wrote:A quick note:

There's a temptation, when you submit trash questions, to write jokes into the questions
I don't know what you're talking about. I totally didn't do this.
by adosreme
Tue Jan 07, 2014 1:53 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Eastern Canada @ Toronto (2/22/14)
Replies: 32
Views: 12298

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

Unfortunately, I am not extremely informed regarding accommodations for ACF Regionals. I posted your question on our facebook group and got one response so far: "There's a Holiday Inn near Bloor and St. George, like right near the subway station. Not sure about rates but I assume it can't be expensi...
by adosreme
Sun Jan 05, 2014 11:33 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals 2014 Global Announcement
Replies: 48
Views: 25201

Re: ACF Regionals 2014 Global Announcement

I'd just like to verify whether the Colonel By A packet submission for the Jan. 4 deadline is a -$25 or a -$50 discount since they are a high school team.
by adosreme
Fri Dec 27, 2013 9:17 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Eastern Canada @ Toronto (2/22/14)
Replies: 32
Views: 12298

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

Colonel By will be sending precisely one team to this. Is the discount determined by every 200 km or 200 miles? Would just like to verify this as this changes the numbers (and discounts) by quite a bit. Also, are a set of 8 BuzzBox buzzers + a laptop eligible for a buzzer system discount? We'll als...
by adosreme
Thu Dec 19, 2013 10:58 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Ottawa Hybrid Tournament-March 8, 2014
Replies: 38
Views: 16390

Re: Ottawa Hybrid Tournament-March 8, 2014

Sweet. I thought the first deadline was January 1. God bless you, Jordan Palmer.
by adosreme
Sat Dec 07, 2013 4:22 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements
Replies: 577
Views: 316110

Re: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements

I have a short, 40-tossup vanity Trash packet that I've read to a few groups of Ontario quizbowlers. I don't have plans to read them in IRC or anything, but I am happy to post the packet if people are interested. I should note, however, that the packet has some CanCon, including a little bit of Cana...
by adosreme
Tue Nov 26, 2013 7:08 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Eastern Canada @ Toronto (2/22/14)
Replies: 32
Views: 12298

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

the third garrideb wrote:I'll be happy to join your crack team of staffers if needed.
I need you to be there, Huma.
by adosreme
Tue Nov 26, 2013 1:13 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Eastern Canada @ Toronto (2/22/14)
Replies: 32
Views: 12298

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

Final Field Update

CMU (1) (packet submitted at $0 deadline)
Colonel By (1) (packet submitted at -$25 deadline [packet optional])
McMaster (1) (packet submitted at +$25 deadline)
Ottawa (1) (packet submitted at $0 deadline)
Toronto (1) (house team)
Waterloo (3) (packet submitted at -$50 deadline)
by adosreme
Tue Nov 26, 2013 1:12 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals Eastern Canada @ Toronto (2/22/14)
Replies: 32
Views: 12298

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

I am proud to announce that the University of Toronto Quizbowl Club will be hosting the Ontario mirror of ACF Regionals. I will be working with the club execs to ensure that everything runs smoothly and that nobody crashes the tournament in one of their drunken stupors. If you have any questions abo...
by adosreme
Mon Nov 11, 2013 10:03 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Delta Burke Mirror at UWaterloo (Sunday, Nov. 10th)
Replies: 28
Views: 6139

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

Waterloo then defeated the Hero Twins in a tiebreaker. This is why we love you, Dennis. Thank you very much to everyone involved. In particular, both this tournament and ACF Fall (at MacMaster) ended *before* 5pm, which made it possible for people to get back home at a reasonable hour, which was pr...
by adosreme
Tue Nov 05, 2013 9:16 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: *CONFIRMED* ACF Fall 2013 @McMaster
Replies: 34
Views: 13225

Re: *CONFIRMED* ACF Fall 2013 @McMaster

It doesn't look like all the teams are registered via the official registration system (though it does lag a little before displaying newly registered teams). So this is friendly reminder that any team that hasn't already registered via the spreadsheet at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1PLoMzGrGnd...
by adosreme
Tue Nov 05, 2013 5:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: *CONFIRMED* ACF Fall 2013 @McMaster
Replies: 34
Views: 13225

Re: *CONFIRMED* ACF Fall 2013 @McMaster

It doesn't look like all the teams are registered via the official registration system (though it does lag a little before displaying newly registered teams). So this is friendly reminder that any team that hasn't already registered via the (edit: form, not spreadsheet) at https://docs.google.com/fo...
by adosreme
Mon Nov 04, 2013 1:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2013 Global Announcement
Replies: 46
Views: 29453

Re: ACF Fall 2013 Global Announcement

Thank you very much for the prompt reply. I'll let him know at our meeting.
by adosreme
Mon Nov 04, 2013 2:44 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2013 Global Announcement
Replies: 46
Views: 29453

Re: ACF Fall 2013 Global Announcement

I had a question regarding eligibility of one of the Toronto players for the upcoming Canada mirror. I emailed the gmail address a week ago and did not hear back. I would like to get back to this player at our meeting on Monday evening. Here is the text of the email I sent; any guidance regarding ou...
by adosreme
Mon Nov 04, 2013 2:31 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Delta Burke Mirror at UWaterloo (Sunday, Nov. 10th)
Replies: 28
Views: 6139

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

By the way, + people is currently Melinda and Huma. We are still looking for a fourth player.
by adosreme
Tue Oct 29, 2013 10:37 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Delta Burke Mirror at UWaterloo (Sunday, Nov. 10th)
Replies: 28
Views: 6139

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

odin_envy_me wrote: The only good Ottawa, tbh. Except for Shelby, she's the worst. No one likes her.
During lunch, there will be an exhibition match of people that Aayush hates vs. Aayush and Dennis Beeby.

Edit: This is not actually happening.
by adosreme
Sun Oct 20, 2013 8:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: McMaster Mirror of "An Intimate Engagement With Trash"
Replies: 34
Views: 12043

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

I just wanted to give some recognition to Leslie, who I was informed TDed her first tournament today (edit: yesterday). Despite some strange occurrences that would have tripped up even more experienced TDs, the tournament still managed to run fairly smoothly and it seemed like the overwhelming opini...
by adosreme
Fri Oct 18, 2013 8:22 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: McMaster Mirror of "An Intimate Engagement With Trash"
Replies: 34
Views: 12043

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

I gave Rico his buzzers back yesterday, so I won't have a set to bring with me.
by adosreme
Thu Oct 17, 2013 3:57 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Delta Burke Mirror at UWaterloo (Sunday, Nov. 10th)
Replies: 28
Views: 6139

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

Looking for teammates for this (with the desire not to end up playing on any sort of superteam)
by adosreme
Thu Oct 17, 2013 3:37 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: McMaster Mirror of "An Intimate Engagement With Trash"
Replies: 34
Views: 12043

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

if Rico doesn't take back his buzzers at U of T practice tonight, then I'll have an extra set of buzzers with me on Saturday.

I'll update you when I get home, Leslie.
by adosreme
Tue Oct 15, 2013 11:52 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: *CONFIRMED* ACF Fall 2013 @McMaster
Replies: 34
Views: 13225

Re: *CONFIRMED* ACF Fall 2013 @McMaster

I will be there to moderate in some capacity, whether it is affiliated with Toronto or as an independent.
by adosreme
Tue Oct 01, 2013 4:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Collegiate Novice at UWaterloo (10/5)
Replies: 23
Views: 8945

Re: Collegiate Novice at UWaterloo (10/5)

Toronto will be sending one team and one set of buzzers. I will be there to moderate and/or heckle the TD.
by adosreme
Mon Sep 16, 2013 12:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: McMaster Mirror of "An Intimate Engagement With Trash"
Replies: 34
Views: 12043

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

Yay! As usual, looking for teammates.
by adosreme
Thu Jul 25, 2013 11:22 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open Mirror, Ottawa (Canada), August 17, 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 5228

Re: VCU Open Mirror, Ottawa (Canada), August 17, 2013

I should be coming from Toronto to play this. Looking for teammates as usual.
by adosreme
Sun Jul 07, 2013 2:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open mirror @ Waterloo (07/13/13)
Replies: 30
Views: 10034

Re: Missouri Open mirror @ Waterloo (07/13/13)

McGill et al. confirming our attendance now! However: one member of our team needs a way back to Toronto after Schindler's Lit, will anyone be driving there? EDIT: We may actually have five people at this tournament, in which case I am available to read and you all get to hear my charming English a...
by adosreme
Sat Jun 01, 2013 10:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open mirror @ Waterloo (07/13/13)
Replies: 30
Views: 10034

Re: Missouri Open mirror @ Waterloo (07/13/13)

Who/what is Westmount? High school? High school. I'll say that I'm probably coming down for this with people in Ottawa and am looking for people to play with, especially those who are competent at science (you don't have to be Mukherjee-level though). I'm also interested in playing Schindler's Lit ...
by adosreme
Mon May 27, 2013 9:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open mirror @ Waterloo (07/13/13)
Replies: 30
Views: 10034

Re: Missouri Open mirror @ Waterloo (07/13/13)

I am interested in playing all of these things. Are there people who want to be my teammates for any or all of it?
by adosreme
Wed Dec 26, 2012 3:15 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CAHOOTS: A Spring Guerilla Tournament
Replies: 54
Views: 15650

Re: CAHOOTS: A Spring Guerilla Tournament

edit: Deleted...not sure if I can commit to this quite yet.
by adosreme
Mon Dec 24, 2012 8:43 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Feats of Weakness - 12/24/12 - IRC - 5 PM PST
Replies: 7
Views: 2649

Re: Feats of Weakness - 12/24/12 - IRC - 5 PM PST

To play in this, can we just use the slashnet web client? Or do we need to download something/create an IRC account/etc.?