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by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sat May 15, 2010 8:52 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Midwest Championship May 15, 2010 at Culver (IN)
Replies: 97
Views: 12754

Re: Midwest Championship May 15, 2010 at Culver (IN)

"Featured Match" schedule for tomorrow (i.e. matches which will be played in the Auditorium): does this mean there will be live coverage of some kind for these matches? Because some of these (DCDS vs DCC, I am looking at you) look really appealing and exciting. I can probably give updates somewhere...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Fri May 14, 2010 2:00 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Pre-Nationals Poll
Replies: 58
Views: 10168

Re: Pre-Nationals Poll

1. Auburn
2. Stevenson
3. Ignatius (You can't justify putting a team that chokes as much as we do up here, plus I hear this Deveau kid is pretty good or something)
4. Loyola
5. Oak Park-River Forest
6. Lisle
7. Carbondale
8. New Trier
9. Hobo
10. IMSA
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Wed May 12, 2010 11:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Land of Lincoln Throwdown Announcement
Replies: 123
Views: 17743

Re: Land of Lincoln Throwdown Announcement

Or, you know, you could mirror Sun 'n' Fun if Ahmad's interested. Or, you know, mirror this set. I know that some people from UIUC were interested in playing this set at our last meeting. This would make me slightly interested, but isn't this set a bit hard? Yeah, I kind of feel that 13-line tossup...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Wed May 12, 2010 10:24 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Land of Lincoln Throwdown Announcement
Replies: 123
Views: 17743

Re: Land of Lincoln Throwdown Announcement

Hey, how plausible is it to just make this thing a packet-submission kind of thing? Or is that sort of thing taboo at non-collegiate events? Also, I guess it would be tough considering that there's only about a month and a half until this. Packet-submission would be pretty great. Probably gonna be ...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Wed May 12, 2010 6:51 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Land of Lincoln Throwdown Announcement
Replies: 123
Views: 17743

Re: Land of Lincoln Throwdown Announcement

Hey, I'm all for summer quizbowl fun, and trash is alright BUT I feel that quizbowl in the summer should be QUIZBOWL in the summer. I'd much rather we secure a solid academic set and focus more on that than the trash. I'm all for doing the whole informal hey, this is getting boring lets play some tr...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Mon May 10, 2010 2:11 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ben Cooper Memorial Mirror - 5/8 - Champaign, IL
Replies: 45
Views: 9707

Re: Ben Cooper Memorial Mirror - 5/8 - Champaign, IL

Dan-Don wrote: fraud, buzzer races, BROADWAY!!!!!!!
This sums up the entire Dan Donohue experience for you.
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun May 09, 2010 9:50 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO Side Event: The Jean-Baptiste Lully Memorial
Replies: 275
Views: 100570

Re: CO Side Event: The Jean-Baptiste Lully Memorial

dtaylor4 wrote:Yes, I'm doing stats. I figured at this point such would be a given.
Right, i just looked at the staffing list and didn't see you.
Your Cup of Robust Tea wrote:He has indeed signed up, I just failed to add him.
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun May 09, 2010 9:41 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACE camp.
Replies: 21
Views: 3450

Re: ACE camp.

NoWayItsTanay wrote:We're sending one, but I think he's going to Milligan.
Why aren't you going Tanay applesauce Kothari?
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun May 09, 2010 9:39 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: IHSA Advisory Committee
Replies: 65
Views: 6631

Re: IHSA Advisory Committee

So this is a question mainly to the coaches I don't know on at least a semi-good basis (e.g. Mr. Prince, Mr. Grant, and Mr. Winter): Does the inclusion of what many would consider to be 'trash' (the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Performers subcategory) in the fine arts distribution make you lose any re...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun May 09, 2010 9:06 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO Side Event: The Jean-Baptiste Lully Memorial
Replies: 275
Views: 100570

Re: CO Side Event: The Jean-Baptiste Lully Memorial

Also, we do still need some more staffers (and actual teams to sign up, but that will presumably happen nonetheless). My brother and I may not be attending/staffing this based on what day it takes place and how offended my extended family will be if I leave them for quiz bowl, but I would only _rea...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Thu May 06, 2010 10:56 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: IHSA Advisory Committee
Replies: 65
Views: 6631

Re: IHSA Advisory Committee

The Möbius strip: .... yes Sectionals... The Klein bottle ....maybe hard bonus part at State, but that's still pushing it. If you know what a Möbius Strip is you should probably know what a Klein Bottle is. More importantly, Even choosing the editor is not up to the AdCo—it is a decision McGraw mak...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Wed May 05, 2010 11:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: IHSA Advisory Committee
Replies: 65
Views: 6631

Re: IHSA Advisory Committee

Man, now the only way we're going to see a TU on Paul Cezanne is if the Special Guests get inducted.
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Wed May 05, 2010 10:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: IHSA Advisory Committee
Replies: 65
Views: 6631

Re: IHSA Advisory Committee

jonah wrote: performers in the rock & roll hall of fame*
Yesssssssssssssssss. I can't believe Grierson passed this.

EDIT: The best part about it is that it's not just Rock and Roll is in the FA distribution, it's that it's the most random subcategory ever that's limited to only like 150 groups.
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Mon May 03, 2010 9:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '09-'10
Replies: 568
Views: 72171

Re: Illinois '09-'10

Westwon wrote:After their showing at the Illinois State Qualifier, it would be a big step up for them to make the playoffs at HSNCT.
Freakin' William Carlos Williams, how does he work?
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun May 02, 2010 11:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Official Announcement: Early Autumn Collegiate Novice
Replies: 56
Views: 34359

Re: ACF-sponsored Early Autumn Collegiate Novice to run in Sept.

For what it's worth, I would guess September tournaments are nearly impossible for any quarter-system schools to attend. This would impact a decent number of schools on the West Coast and in the Midwest (including a school that rhymes with "The Fluniversity of Fluflago" which may or may not be the ...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun May 02, 2010 10:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '09-'10
Replies: 568
Views: 72171

Re: Illinois '09-'10

Also, I predict


NAC:
Auburn: 1-2 ELIMINATED after going against 2 chip favorites.
Souls Crushed: [Number of People in Attendance] - [Chip Beall + Uncle Ernie]
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun May 02, 2010 10:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '09-'10
Replies: 568
Views: 72171

Re: Illinois '09-'10

HSNCT: Auburn A: 8-2 Saturday, 3 playoff wins Auburn B: 4-6 Carbondale: 6-4, 0 playoff wins Chatham Glenwood: 3-7 Chicago Latin: 4-6 Loyola: 7-3, 1 playoff wins New Trier: 6-4, 0 playoff wins OPRF: 6-4, 1 playoff win Riverside Brookfield: 3-7 Stevenson: 7-3, 3 playoff wins St. Ignatius: 7-3, 2 playo...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun May 02, 2010 9:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Midwest Championship May 15, 2010 at Culver (IN)
Replies: 97
Views: 12754

Re: Midwest Championship May 15, 2010 at Culver (IN)

I'll also send out an email to coaches, but I want to see if there is interest among teams of running a Visual Art side event featuring Douglas Graebner's set. Still working our details, but we would most likely run this at lunch or right after the tournament. FWIW, Loyola and Dan-Don have both alr...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun May 02, 2010 9:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '09-'10
Replies: 568
Views: 72171

Re: Illinois '09-'10

styxman wrote:With only QUALM-FREE left on the docket for this year, let's do HSNCT/PACE betting!
Fixed to specify what your post actually is.
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun May 02, 2010 12:26 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ACE camp.
Replies: 21
Views: 3450

Re: ACE camp.

We're supposedly sending 3

EDIT: To clarify, that means to SEMO and would include both me and marcel, as well as possibly Brian (who you may have seen at atrophy).
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun Apr 25, 2010 1:23 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO Lit 2010
Replies: 124
Views: 39476

Re: CO Lit 2010

Jane Fairfax wrote:I will continue to play this solo, but Nolan Winkler will pretty much just sit there next to me for the day
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun Apr 25, 2010 12:38 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Lower Difficulty GSAC XVII available for mirrors
Replies: 5
Views: 955

Re: Lower Difficulty GSAC XVII available for mirrors

S A version of the set edited to address difficulty concerns and (hopefully) make it appropriate for Mizzou's audience will be ready for use by 2/13 and should be appropriate for most high school fields. Anyone interested in mirroring either version of the set can contact me at sangelo147 AT gmail ...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Fri Apr 23, 2010 9:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATROPHY at NIU: 4/24/10
Replies: 78
Views: 16272

Re: ATROPHY at NIU: 4/24/10

This post will serve for field updates. Register by posting in this thread, emailing me, or (if there's still room) in person before Round 1 of ATROPHY. When you register, include your lunch order. Field: Dan Donohue Abid Haseeb Ben Chametzky Robert Volgman Jonah Greenthal Kristin Strey (assuming s...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Thu Apr 22, 2010 5:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Scobol Solo Distro
Replies: 18
Views: 2342

Re: Scobol Solo Distro

Here are my current thoughts on the distribution for Scobol Solo next year: 4 Lit (US -1900, US 1900-, British, World) 4 History (US -1900, US 1900-, European, World) I also am not sure whether my breakdowns of Lit and History are ideal and would appreciate feedback on that. Keep in mind that most ...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Tue Apr 20, 2010 7:36 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CO Side Event: The Jean-Baptiste Lully Memorial
Replies: 275
Views: 100570

Re: CO Side Event: The Jean-Baptiste Lully Memorial

I will very likely be able to staff this.
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Tue Apr 20, 2010 6:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATROPHY at NIU: 4/24/10
Replies: 78
Views: 16272

Re: ATROPHY at NIU: 4/24/10

Unfortunately, due to our coaches being unavailable due to such reasons and health and trips to Europe, Loyola will have to drop out from this. Fortunately, we have found you a replacement team which for the moment will be called "Dan Donohue is Not an Experience" but might be called something else ...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Mon Apr 19, 2010 11:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2010 National Tournament of Academic Excellence
Replies: 63
Views: 14990

Re: 2010 National Tournament of Academic Excellence

This is true. A lot of money that goes into NTAE, ISEF, and other similar tournaments comes from corporate or private sponsors. I just thought it'd be nice to have some fun with our quizbowl somehow. Out of curiosity, have you ever attended NSC or HSNCT, Kay? I know I've always had a good time both...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Mon Apr 19, 2010 11:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATROPHY at NIU: 4/24/10
Replies: 78
Views: 16272

Re: ATROPHY at NIU: 4/24/10

Sorry I never told you this. Buzzers are things I can bring.
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Mon Apr 12, 2010 9:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: IESA State Series 2010
Replies: 34
Views: 4750

Re: IESA State Series 2010

First, IESA probably will discover that ICTM already runs a better math contest than anything IESA could put together and abandon the idea. This is why the IHSA stopped sponsoring a State Series in Scholastic Bowl. There were about 15 tournaments in Illinois, not to mention two nationals, that were...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Fri Apr 09, 2010 6:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ATROPHY at NIU: 4/24/10
Replies: 78
Views: 16272

Re: ATROPHY at NIU: 4/24/10

EDIT: Unaware of things
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Fri Apr 09, 2010 6:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ben Cooper Memorial Mirror - 5/8 - Champaign, IL
Replies: 45
Views: 9707

Re: Ben Cooper Memorial Mirror - 5/8 - Champaign, IL

Jonah wrote:Expressed interest: Proviso North, Wolfpack of One/Serenity, Latin/Volgman, Carbondale, The School of Ford Rock
Consider me/Loyola interested.
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun Mar 28, 2010 1:46 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Buzzerfest discussion
Replies: 41
Views: 7283

Re: Buzzerfest discussion

Doink the Clown wrote:
der_ubermensch wrote:
Prof.Whoopie wrote:
nobthehobbit wrote:
MicroEStudent wrote:
BGSO wrote:
Cantaloupe (disambiguation) wrote:Didn't play this, but I'd like to see the discussion, and I'm not playing any mirrors.
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Tue Mar 23, 2010 7:33 pm
Forum: Middle school area archives
Topic: Midwest Academic Questions
Replies: 67
Views: 22373

Re: Midwest Academic Questions

If he myth canon is as large as Donald says, then we could think about 1/1 myth and 1/1 world lit/relgion. Still thinking about what to do with the trash. We'll hopefully have a distro by the fall that is accepted by most. If my 6th grade history class is at all representative it is in fact pretty ...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Mon Mar 22, 2010 8:17 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Driver's Ed, Home Economics, etc
Replies: 43
Views: 5816

Re: Driver's Ed, Home Economics, etc

jonah wrote:That is an insult to my Bessemer process tossup!
That's just real science though.
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Mon Mar 22, 2010 4:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Driver's Ed, Home Economics, etc
Replies: 43
Views: 5816

Re: Driver's Ed, Home Economics, etc

Dan-Don wrote: Tempban me for backseat nodding
Stop falling asleep in the car on the way to tournaments
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Mon Mar 22, 2010 3:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Fond Farewell II
Replies: 12
Views: 2862

Re: Fond Farewell II

David Riley wrote: add anyone I’ve missed (sorry!):
B-B-B-B-B-B-B-B-B-Bonny Jainnnnnnnnnn
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun Mar 21, 2010 1:45 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Driver's Ed, Home Economics, etc
Replies: 43
Views: 5816

Re: Driver's Ed, Home Economics, etc

Dan-Don wrote:"canon."
IHSA doesnt know what this is
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Fri Mar 19, 2010 2:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: IHSA Finals
Replies: 72
Views: 7631

Re: IHSA Finals

"I'd rather be at a Jane Austen book burning meeting" - certain Auburn quizbowler
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Tue Mar 16, 2010 2:11 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Middle School Nationals?
Replies: 14
Views: 1947

Re: Middle School Nationals?

Midwest Academic Questions would probably be very interested in writing some sort of middle school nats next year. EDIT: That is, we have plans to produce a novice high school set (similar to the Fall Novice Set or Auburn F/S) that would be used for middle school nats. So Geringer talked you into j...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Mon Mar 15, 2010 1:25 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT 2010: General discussions and thanks
Replies: 43
Views: 5580

Re: General discussions and thanks

I also felt like Scott in that the myth was too heavily-G/R influenced. Obviously you're not going to be putting a TU about Mari & Sugaar in there, but some more world myth variety would have been nice. As MUT is targeted for a newer audience, I think it should also be a learning experience and intr...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun Mar 14, 2010 11:59 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: February Poll
Replies: 108
Views: 16487

Re: February Poll

Dan-Don wrote:
Dominator wrote:worked our bobcats off
No swearing in the high school section. My innocent eyes can't see this.
I suggest a change to bobcats.

EDIT: Sorry for almost making you edit out 3 posts by my quoting, so i will edit the quote myself.
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun Mar 14, 2010 11:52 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: February Poll
Replies: 108
Views: 16487

Re: February Poll

That being said, I find the sort of conversations about IMSA it this forum incredibly disheartening. I am a second-year teacher at IMSA. I inherited a scholastic bowl program in shambles and in the course of a year got it to put up a pretty damn respectable record. I know that I have not done enoug...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sun Mar 14, 2010 6:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: IHSA Sectionals results and discussion
Replies: 67
Views: 7073

Re: IHSA Sectionals results and discussion

Jacopo Robusti wrote:
Seriously though, Cavs vs. Bulls seems like the way to go on Friday.
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sat Mar 13, 2010 9:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: IHSA Sectionals results and discussion
Replies: 67
Views: 7073

Re: IHSA Sectionals results and discussion

ITT we learn you're not supposed to stop playing the game, even if the match is effectively over. Questions today were markedly better. Who the bobcats is Guon freaking Yin. Are you quoting me because you agree? Yeah, I agree in your opinion that the questions were MUCH better than the regionals. I...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Sat Mar 13, 2010 8:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: IHSA Sectionals results and discussion
Replies: 67
Views: 7073

Re: IHSA Sectionals results and discussion

Charley Pride wrote: ITT we learn you're not supposed to stop playing the game, even if the match is effectively over.
Charley Pride wrote:Questions today were markedly better.
Who the bobcats is Guon freaking Yin.
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Fri Mar 12, 2010 6:05 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PROBING FOR INTEREST: Late Season Tourney @ Rockford Auburn
Replies: 19
Views: 2210

Re: PROBING FOR INTEREST: Late Season Tourney @ Rockford Auburn

Dan-Don wrote:I can certainly come out with Loyola
Or, you know, take us since we probably won't have a bus.

Also, Zahed please do a better format (I.e. include negs if you're including powers and have a real acf advantaged final if needed) and letting Dan play this would be cool too.
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Fri Mar 12, 2010 6:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: February Poll
Replies: 108
Views: 16487

Re: February Poll

So Top Five Teams overlooked in February poll? My vote: 1. Niles West - Never knew they were that good but you don't beat Ig without being a premier team. 2. Mahomet Seymour - Triumphed to take down the Regional at Champaign Centennial, the premier scholastic bowl program in east central Illinois. ...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Wed Mar 10, 2010 12:56 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: IHSA Regional Results and Discussion
Replies: 111
Views: 13133

Re: IHSA Regional Results and Discussion

The program would distribute study resources to students in participating high school programs and provide them with once- or twice-yearly workshops on study tactics and online resources. Question Writing would be a very excellent topic as well that I would hope you run something on, although you m...
by Boeing X-20, Please!
Mon Mar 08, 2010 11:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: IHSA Regional Results and Discussion
Replies: 111
Views: 13133

Re: IHSA Regional Results and Discussion

So, I was just saying to Nolan, this has to , has to make the IHSA rethink things, right? Or in IHSA's perspective, this has to , has to make NAQT rethink things, right since at NAQT's tournament someone who didnt even advance past sectionals was proclaimed the state champion, and we all know IHSA ...