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by heterodyne
Mon Feb 18, 2013 11:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Masonic
Replies: 65
Views: 27701

Re: Masonic

A corollary to that question: will that rule be enforced at state?
by heterodyne
Mon Feb 18, 2013 8:40 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Masonic
Replies: 65
Views: 27701

Re: Masonic

A rules-related question: Was the "captain must give answer" rule in effect everywhere? It was only going on in some rooms here, but is that actually part of the current rules?
by heterodyne
Mon Feb 18, 2013 12:56 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Masonic
Replies: 65
Views: 27701

Re: Masonic

thyringe_supine wrote:
JHuh33 wrote: AGH we got victimized on that Crassus/Cassius thing.
Lost points on that one here too.
by heterodyne
Sun Jan 27, 2013 11:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Timed Rounds
Replies: 2
Views: 1151

Re: Timed Rounds

I've heard that in slow moderator desperate situations, vulching early can be necessary, but then again, my first timed experience (same as yours, I assume) will be at NAQT state. EDIT: also, there was http://hsquizbowl.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=117&t=13351 <----- the clock theory thread, which whi...
by heterodyne
Fri Jan 04, 2013 11:52 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: All very good at all or every specialist at each different
Replies: 4
Views: 1763

Re: All very good at all or every specialist at each different

(Not an expert here; correct if wrong)

If you could have a team where everyone was good at everything, it would be great. That, however, is not going to happen, so it is better to have everyone put their effort into one specific category.
by heterodyne
Sun Dec 02, 2012 2:45 pm
Forum: New High School Teams
Topic: Japanese Lit
Replies: 4
Views: 3051

Japanese Lit

Is there any way that the people of this here fine forum would reccomend for studying Japanese lit and poetry? Our team is so, so weak on that, and I can't get quizbowldb to work. Are there any good anthologies to read?
by heterodyne
Tue Nov 20, 2012 11:57 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: ProtoBowl
Replies: 367
Views: 158847

Re: ProtoBowl

A side idea kind of relevant to this would be creating a room in which users can submit their own questions (with their intended difficulty, subject, etc.) and others can playtest them and provide feedback. I endorse this idea. There is also the possibility of user accounts, although I've heard tha...
by heterodyne
Tue Nov 20, 2012 7:41 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: ProtoBowl
Replies: 367
Views: 158847

Re: ProtoBowl

So far, this has been great. Is there any chance of getting a hold of a bonus database for use? My team has set up a room, and it works very well. The ability to establish custom distribs is great, and the UI is very smooth. EDIT: Perhaps include several common distribs, ACF, NAQT, the like? The qu...
by heterodyne
Tue Nov 20, 2012 8:04 am
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: ProtoBowl
Replies: 367
Views: 158847

Re: ProtoBowl

So far, this has been great. Is there any chance of getting a hold of a bonus database for use? My team has set up a room, and it works very well. The ability to establish custom distribs is great, and the UI is very smooth. EDIT: Perhaps include several common distribs, ACF, NAQT, the like? The qu...
by heterodyne
Mon Nov 19, 2012 11:28 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: ProtoBowl
Replies: 367
Views: 158847

Re: ProtoBowl

So far, this has been great. Is there any chance of getting a hold of a bonus database for use? My team has set up a room, and it works very well. The ability to establish custom distribs is great, and the UI is very smooth.

EDIT: Perhaps include several common distribs, ACF, NAQT, the like?
by heterodyne
Mon Nov 19, 2012 12:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kickoffs
Replies: 37
Views: 7493

Re: Kickoffs

Fred wrote:Your power rate is comparable with other teams on high school sets with a comparable (a)ppb.
Huh. Must have been just mental. Well, thanks anyway.
by heterodyne
Mon Nov 19, 2012 12:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kickoffs
Replies: 37
Views: 7493

Re: Kickoffs

Unfortunately, as far as I know we can't discuss specific questions, but Bloomington has not really been a very power-y team in the past, so for us to have our tournament's highest number of powers is a tad bit surprising.
by heterodyne
Sun Nov 18, 2012 12:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Kickoffs
Replies: 37
Views: 7493

Re: Kickoffs

Did all of these tournaments use the same sets? If so, did anyone else find the powermarking rather liberal? There were several questions that really seemed like power went late.
by heterodyne
Wed Oct 10, 2012 9:15 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: Quizbowl Central
Replies: 144
Views: 75247

Re: Quizbowl Central

The Facebook Login is not working for me. The multiplayer is having some issues too. I cannot create a game.
by heterodyne
Wed Oct 10, 2012 10:04 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: UIUC ABT presents Earlybird (10/06/12)
Replies: 34
Views: 20642

Re: UIUC ABT presents Earlybird (10/06/12)

Golran wrote:Were all teams from Illinois?
Dunbar, the Kentucky state champs, also the victors ,were there. Other than that, I think we were all from Illinois.
by heterodyne
Wed Oct 10, 2012 9:59 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Illinois '12-'13
Replies: 153
Views: 69500

Re: Illinois '12-'13

So I would not be surprised if Carbondale has the best frosh-soph in the state, seeing as Jame sis their highest scorer (I think) andd they almost beat our full varsity. (Typing on a Nook right now, sorry for the typos. Loyola... Oh god Venkus. I had to be in the same RMP prelim room with him at ACE...
by heterodyne
Wed Aug 15, 2012 4:00 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: Quizbowl Database Down?
Replies: 4
Views: 2769

Re: Quizbowl Database Down?

If it meant finally getting the multiplayer up, then I'm down with a little outage.