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by Bloodwych
Sun Nov 23, 2014 6:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Specific Question Discussion (DEES)
Replies: 26
Views: 6484

Re: Specific Question Discussion

Could you post the Lebanon (lit) question? Thanks!
by Bloodwych
Sun Oct 19, 2014 5:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: General Discussion (Maryland Spring 2014)
Replies: 27
Views: 4613

Re: General Discussion

Yeah "arranged" was the wrong word to use there.
by Bloodwych
Sun Oct 19, 2014 3:46 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Question Specific Discussion (Maryland Spring 2014)
Replies: 35
Views: 5844

Re: Question Specific Discussion

I think it would be helpful to specify that the flute, violin, and harpsichord comprise the concertino of the fifth Brandenburg Concerto, because the current wording makes it sound like those are the only three instruments in the piece. Yeah, that's absolutely right and it should have been specifie...
by Bloodwych
Sun Oct 19, 2014 1:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: STIMPY Global Announcement
Replies: 39
Views: 27943

Re: STIMPY Global Announcement

I forgot to mention this earlier, but we will be mixing up the Fine Arts for this tournament informed by some of the thinking in this thread: http://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=15605 The 3/3 will be divided as such: Auditory arts (including classical, jazz, world music): 1/1 Visual art...
by Bloodwych
Wed Oct 01, 2014 9:27 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: STIMPY Global Announcement
Replies: 39
Views: 27943

Re: STIMPY Global Announcement

Yes.
by Bloodwych
Wed Oct 01, 2014 8:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: STIMPY Global Announcement
Replies: 39
Views: 27943

STIMPY Global Announcement

This is the official announcement for Some Tournament Initiative Maryland is Pursuing with Yale. This event will be a packet submission tournament aiming to be roughly the same difficulty or easier than 2014's SUBMIT. We would like to run mirrors in the first two weeks of March, prior to ICT. Our pa...
by Bloodwych
Sat Sep 20, 2014 4:15 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: UMD Fall, 9/20/14 (NAQT)
Replies: 9
Views: 4889

Re: UMD Fall, 9/20/14 (NAQT)

GDS A beat Richard Montgomery in a one-game final to win.

Playoff stats: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... /playoffs/

All the bottom bracket teams have an additional win over GDS B.
by Bloodwych
Tue Aug 19, 2014 3:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Summer Practices at University of Maryland
Replies: 4
Views: 2026

Re: Summer Practices at University of Maryland

Practice for today (Tuesday) will be tomorrow (Wednesday) instead.
by Bloodwych
Mon Jun 09, 2014 12:10 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements
Replies: 577
Views: 316476

Re: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements

I read my classical literature packet.

Scores:
Matt B. 145
Will N. 65
Eric M. 25
Victor P. 10
Patrick L. -5
Isaac H. -5

It is below. Also, there is a bit of strong language in it. I forgot to mention that before.
Classical Packet of Classical Literature Things.docx
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by Bloodwych
Sun Jun 08, 2014 1:33 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements
Replies: 577
Views: 316476

Re: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements

I will read my classics packet tonight (Sunday) at around 10 or so in the IRC.
by Bloodwych
Tue Jun 03, 2014 12:31 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Summer Practices at University of Maryland
Replies: 4
Views: 2026

Re: Summer Practices at University of Maryland

These are starting today, apparently. Everyone in the area is welcome.
by Bloodwych
Sat May 03, 2014 5:09 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Maryland Spring Tournament, 5/3/2014
Replies: 25
Views: 11173

Re: Maryland Spring Tournament, 5/3/2014

Playoff Stats: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... /playoffs/

Oakland Mills won two straight finals games to win the tournament. Centennial A finished 2nd, despite what the stats may say.

Thanks to everyone for coming!
by Bloodwych
Sat May 03, 2014 2:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Maryland Spring Tournament, 5/3/2014
Replies: 25
Views: 11173

Re: Maryland Spring Tournament, 5/3/2014

Prelim stats are posted at: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/2234/stats/prelims/ The teams in Bracket Draymond Green all have additional forfeit victories over Bullis (8th, 0-7), who did not show up. SQBS did not like it when I recorded games as forfeits (it crashed), so I continued on witho...
by Bloodwych
Thu Apr 24, 2014 1:25 am
Forum: Trash
Topic: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements
Replies: 577
Views: 316476

Re: Clearinghouse for Random Packet Announcements

I am writing a packet of literary classics questions (Latin and Greek; some on things I have read and others on things I think are interesting) and will be finished at some point in the near future. I will probably post again when I am finished. Difficulty is not easy. If you enjoy reading this sort...
by Bloodwych
Thu Apr 10, 2014 3:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: It's Academic discussion
Replies: 105
Views: 43431

Re: It's Academic discussion

From experience I will say that the novelty of the show wore off rather quickly and that, by the time I was more deeply engaged with quizbowl, it tended only to get in the way of tournaments I wanted to play. My premise was and is that it won't make you worse. I am not sure why you keep insisting th...
by Bloodwych
Sat Feb 22, 2014 12:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MD Quizbowl Championship -- UMD Regional (2/22/14)
Replies: 16
Views: 6731

Re: MD Quizbowl Championship -- UMD Regional (2/22/14)

Quince Orchard cleared the field, winning the tournament. Eleanor Roosevelt placed second. Thanks to all the teams who came out and played!
by Bloodwych
Fri Feb 07, 2014 7:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: General Discussion
Replies: 34
Views: 6368

Re: General Discussion

gyre and gimble wrote: 6. De Profundis / Wilde / Salome
This was changed to De Profundis / Wilde / Vera after the first mirrors. Sorry that happened.
by Bloodwych
Sat Feb 01, 2014 6:34 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SUBMIT, Maryland Site [2/1/14]
Replies: 10
Views: 3981

Re: SUBMIT, Maryland Site [2/1/14]

Virginia A won the tournament after a one game final against Penn A.

Stats: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournament ... _games%29/
by Bloodwych
Thu Jan 23, 2014 6:25 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SUBMIT Playtesting
Replies: 4
Views: 1456

Re: SUBMIT Playtesting

I will finish playtesting lit tonight at 9PM EST in #submitqb.
by Bloodwych
Tue Jan 21, 2014 6:57 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: SUBMIT Playtesting
Replies: 4
Views: 1456

Re: SUBMIT Playtesting

If that is the case, I will be playtesting some of the literature tonight at 9 PM EST in #SUBMITQB, and will probably continue on Thursday after history on Wednesday.
by Bloodwych
Mon Mar 04, 2013 11:08 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Terrapin Invitational Tournament 2013 (3/24/13)
Replies: 57
Views: 28162

Re: Terrapin Invitational Tournament 2013 (3/24/13)

evilmonkey wrote:Did you receive the packet from Texas A&M that we sent in on Saturday? It isn't listed in the initial post, and I have not received any other confirmation from you.
We did. I'll ask Arun to update the original post.
by Bloodwych
Sun Dec 02, 2012 4:52 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Terrapin Invitational Tournament 2013 (3/24/13)
Replies: 57
Views: 28162

Re: Terrapin Invitational Tournament 2013 (3/16/13)

This will be held on March 24th. Arun will change the original post shortly.
by Bloodwych
Wed Sep 26, 2012 9:41 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: squabble about team staff vs. host staff (ex-Maryland Novice)
Replies: 15
Views: 3744

Re: squabble about team staff vs. host staff (ex-Maryland Novice

First of all, I want to apologize for using the nebulous phrase "we should have ample staffing", because some people have understood the "we" to mean "Maryland". This is not what I meant at all. The staffers who are most qualified to staff this tournament, regardless of team affiliation, will staff ...
by Bloodwych
Mon Sep 24, 2012 11:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: squabble about team staff vs. host staff (ex-Maryland Novice)
Replies: 15
Views: 3744

squabble about team staff vs. host staff (ex-Maryland Novice)

Due to the great amount of staffers expected, we will only be allowing one staffer discount per team. We should have ample staffing for this tournament. Thanks!
by Bloodwych
Wed Sep 05, 2012 9:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Collegiate Novice at UMCP (9/29/2012)
Replies: 1
Views: 1575

Collegiate Novice at UMCP (9/29/2012)

The University of Maryland, College Park will be hosting a mirror of Collegiate Novice in College Park, MD. A thread containing the details of the set can be found here . This tournament is designed as an introductory event for players new to collegiate quizbowl. As such, it will allow new players t...
by Bloodwych
Tue Oct 11, 2011 9:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MOO Discussion
Replies: 74
Views: 7322

Re: General Discussion

Inkana7 wrote:If someone could forward me the set, I'd be thankful. Giantkiller54 (at) gmail (dot) com.
Me too, ckmanners (at) gmail (dot) com.
by Bloodwych
Sun Aug 28, 2011 10:53 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missiles of October Mirror at UVA, 10/8
Replies: 24
Views: 9020

Re: Missiles of October Mirror at UVA, 10/8

True, but I never got a chance to play under a pseudonym school in high school and I always kinda wanted to. Point being, I will probably be there, with or without people. This is not really an opportunity I'd worry about missing. Having once failed miserably as a representative of "Chris Manners",...
by Bloodwych
Tue May 17, 2011 2:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: It's Academic discussion
Replies: 50
Views: 14194

Re: All videos of Quiz Bowl

Speaking of It's Academic... check this story out . To believe in “It’s Academic” is to believe in good things, in solid things like right answers, certainty, sportsmanship and loyalty. Special appearances by Chris Manners and Raynell Cooper. You can email the reporter via this form to express your...
by Bloodwych
Sun May 15, 2011 4:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: It's Academic discussion
Replies: 50
Views: 14194

Re: All videos of Quiz Bowl

how is It's Ac some obstacle in this effort I guess I meant to say that since discovering a non-speed format, the show has run its course in terms of usefulness in preparing for quizbowl. I failed to consider the big picture. Giving out money is probably the only useful function it has This was def...
by Bloodwych
Fri May 13, 2011 11:25 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: It's Academic discussion
Replies: 50
Views: 14194

Re: All videos of Quiz Bowl

I don't know where RM's team (or most any team around here, for that matter) would be if it weren't for It's Ac ANSWER: at real tournament s [accept playing actual quizbowl and equivalents] Well, people like me and Arun wouldn't be on the team if it weren't for the TV show because I would have neve...
by Bloodwych
Wed May 11, 2011 10:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Maryland Spring Tournament
Replies: 63
Views: 12588

Re: Maryland Spring Tournament

I think we're going to this.
by Bloodwych
Mon May 09, 2011 8:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: It's Academic discussion
Replies: 50
Views: 14194

Re: All videos of Quiz Bowl

Didn't go through all the pages, however having seen some of the It's Academic (DC) tapings on YouTube, I must say even though the format probably isn't the best, I absolutely admire the glamour and the overall atmosphere of the show. I wouldn't mind personally playing on it at least once just to h...
by Bloodwych
Mon May 02, 2011 11:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CR Rider Bowl II (May 14, 2011) [CONFIRMED DATE CHANGE!]
Replies: 75
Views: 44695

Re: CR Rider Bowl II (May 14, 2011) [CONFIRMED DATE CHANGE!]

We also have stupid things and won't be going.
by Bloodwych
Fri Apr 29, 2011 5:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Mid-Atlantic Regionals at VCU (5/1)
Replies: 20
Views: 5652

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: NAQT Mid-Atlantic Regionals at VCU (5/1)

Quince Orchard is actually going to be solo me playing unofficially. Express prior permission, please?
by Bloodwych
Mon Apr 18, 2011 12:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: North Carolina 2010-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 8535

Re: North Carolina 2010-2011

Judy Sucks a Lemon for Breakfast wrote:Whoa those are some of the weirdest stats I've seen. I can't figure out how to read the Individual pages.
They posted the total point value instead of the number of questions answered.
by Bloodwych
Sat Apr 16, 2011 3:49 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Where Will You Be Going to College Next Year?
Replies: 67
Views: 18229

Re: Where Will You Be Going to College Next Year?

Maryland - College Park.

:)
by Bloodwych
Sat Mar 12, 2011 8:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PSAT/NMSQT @ St. Anselm's Abbey School (3/12/2011)
Replies: 59
Views: 25697

Re: PSAT/NMSQT @ St. Anselm's Abbey School (3/12/2011)

Thanks for a great tournament and a well-written set!
by Bloodwych
Thu Feb 03, 2011 10:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Blair Bash - 3/19/11 - MBHS
Replies: 38
Views: 10702

Re: Blair Bash - 3/19/11 - MBHS

Quince Orchard is interested.
by Bloodwych
Thu Jan 20, 2011 11:25 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: VCU Winter Tournament (1/23)
Replies: 13
Views: 3425

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: VCU Winter Tournament (1/23)

Wurzel-Flummery wrote:In case you don't catch the sly edit, we were able to miraculously get a driver, so we'll be able to come on Sunday. Sorry for the false alarm.
:(
by Bloodwych
Fri Dec 24, 2010 11:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: CR Rider Bowl II (May 14, 2011) [CONFIRMED DATE CHANGE!]
Replies: 75
Views: 44695

Re: Caesar Rodney Rider Bowl II (April 16, 2011)

QO is interested... tentatively...
by Bloodwych
Mon Dec 20, 2010 1:11 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: March Madness comes early this year: Top 64 Christmas Songs
Replies: 369
Views: 35285

Re: March Madness comes early this year: Top 64 Christmas Songs

Linus and Lucy.

Can't go wrong with Charles Schulz.
by Bloodwych
Sat Dec 18, 2010 9:02 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Delaware Fall Tournament @ Wilmington Charter @ (12/18/10)
Replies: 65
Views: 21496

Re: Delaware Fall Tournament @ Wilmington Charter @ (12/18/10)

Also, Saint Joes A finished 5th and QO finished 6th.
by Bloodwych
Sat Dec 11, 2010 8:51 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DR YAKUB (12/11/10) at the University of Maryland
Replies: 39
Views: 11637

Re: DR YAKUB (12/11/10) at the University of Maryland

Thanks to UMD for hosting this. Too bad we didn't play well.