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by Peter13
Fri Mar 18, 2016 11:03 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT @ McMaster - 03/19/2016
Replies: 9
Views: 4722

Re: MUT @ McMaster - 03/19/2016

As some people have been worried about the cost per person for shorthanded teams, I have decided to allow a $15 discount per player shorthanded (i.e. $90 for one player, $105 for two, $120 for three). This can be added on with additional discounts up to the minimum (which is $60). The tournament sha...
by Peter13
Wed Mar 16, 2016 1:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MUT @ McMaster - 03/19/2016
Replies: 9
Views: 4722

Re: MUT @ McMaster - 03/19/2016

adosreme wrote:Are there going to be any side events at this tournament?
Issac Thiessen has stated that Christmas Present is available, so we might try to mirror that. It depends on how efficient we can be at finishing MUT and how many people are actually interested in playing Christmas Present/other mirrors.
by Peter13
Thu Feb 25, 2016 6:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals - University of Michigan, 04.16-17.2016
Replies: 104
Views: 52840

Re: ACF Nationals - University of Michigan, 04.16-17.2016

Is there a list of registered teams? I ask partially because I've literally forgotten whether we've registered or not... Here is a general list of those who have qualified and registered for ACF Regionals (as well as teams who would accept or reject a hypothetical bid). I think I must be missing so...
by Peter13
Thu Feb 25, 2016 12:42 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals - University of Michigan, 04.16-17.2016
Replies: 104
Views: 52840

Re: ACF Nationals - University of Michigan, 04.16-17.2016

UlyssesInvictus wrote:Is there a list of registered teams? I ask partially because I've literally forgotten whether we've registered or not...
Here is a general list of those who have qualified and registered for ACF Regionals (as well as teams who would accept or reject a hypothetical bid).
by Peter13
Thu Jan 28, 2016 2:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals @ Carleton University (January 30, 2016)
Replies: 6
Views: 4384

Re: ACF Regionals @ Carleton University (January 30, 2016)

Where at Carleton University is this tournament (and COTTAGE Bowl) happening exactly? We are two days away and it still seems to be undecided. Also, where would be the best place to park in/around the campus?
by Peter13
Mon Jan 18, 2016 10:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Regionals @ Carleton University (January 30, 2016)
Replies: 6
Views: 4384

Re: ACF Regionals @ Carleton University (January 30, 2016)

Can we have an update on the current field? I thought I registered at least one if not two McMaster teams to this event.
by Peter13
Sun Jan 03, 2016 2:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: COTTAGE Bowl 2 at Carleton University (Jan. 31, 2016)
Replies: 7
Views: 4165

Re: COTTAGE Bowl 2 at Carleton University (Jan. 31, 2016)

We will have two teams for this unless something changes in the next couple weeks, so I would like to sign us up.
by Peter13
Mon Dec 28, 2015 5:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Global Announcement: ACF Regionals 2016 (01/30/2016)
Replies: 31
Views: 26435

Re: Global Announcement: ACF Regionals 2016 (01/30/2016)

I don't see McMaster on that list. Did you not receive our packet?
by Peter13
Fri Dec 18, 2015 4:17 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MLK XVII @ University of Toronto (January 16th, 2016)
Replies: 3
Views: 3166

Re: MLK XVII @ University of Toronto (January 16th, 2016)

Sign a team up for McMaster, as I want to play before the (unlikely) event of a closed field.

EDIT: Some of the team wants to go the Rochester mirror instead, so we will have to see if we have enough people to send a team to this one as well.
EDIT 2: Doesn't look like it.
by Peter13
Wed Nov 25, 2015 4:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MacVanity @ McMaster - Nov. 22nd, 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 4562

Re: MacVanity @ McMaster - Nov. 22nd, 2015

Due to everyone's support, the McMaster Quizbowl Club is pleased to be able to donate $250.00 to the Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation, to help furnish and equip the Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre. I give thanks to everyone for attending a day (and night) of quizbowl, and having your money go ...
by Peter13
Tue Nov 24, 2015 3:22 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MacVanity @ McMaster - Nov. 22nd, 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 4562

Re: MacVanity @ McMaster - Nov. 22nd, 2015

Also, for our Attain the Summit side event, UTS defeated Martingrove in a closely fought final of 370-340! Stats for Attain the Summit can be found here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/3446/ Because of lack of individual scores, only Standings and Scoreboard are available. For Reach-style...
by Peter13
Mon Nov 23, 2015 5:18 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MacVanity @ McMaster - Nov. 22nd, 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 4562

Re: MacVanity @ McMaster - Nov. 22nd, 2015

Thanks everyone for coming to MacVanity. I again want to thank all my staffers, who from moderating to scorekeeping to bringing little extra treats, helped to make the experience fun and enjoyable for everyone. Congratulations to Condoms made up of Rein, Ian, Aaron, and Aayush, who with an 8-1 recor...
by Peter13
Sun Nov 22, 2015 10:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open @ McMaster (Nov. 21, 2015)
Replies: 7
Views: 3583

Re: Missouri Open @ McMaster (Nov. 21, 2015)

I just want to give a big thanks for everyone for coming out, and of course for all my fellow staffers who made this tournament possible. A special thanks to Rico for dealing with all those delays, yet still giving up his time to staff in the afternoon. Congratulations to #NoLivesMatter made up of R...
by Peter13
Fri Nov 20, 2015 8:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Missouri Open @ McMaster (Nov. 21, 2015)
Replies: 7
Views: 3583

Re: Missouri Open @ McMaster (Nov. 21, 2015)

Copy of the email I sent out. Hello tournament attendees! If you are receiving this email, it means you have registered for at least one of McMaster's tournaments happening this weekend (Missouri Open and/or MacVanity). This is just a general announcement that applies to both tournaments. Please arr...
by Peter13
Thu Nov 12, 2015 12:55 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl at Carleton University (November 14, 2015)
Replies: 7
Views: 4520

Re: Penn Bowl at Carleton University (November 14, 2015)

I am sorry to say that McMaster will be unable to field the team we were initially planning on attending with due to scheduling conflicts. We still wish you the best of luck on the tournament though!
by Peter13
Mon Nov 09, 2015 7:57 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall @ University of Toronto (2015/11/07)
Replies: 15
Views: 6274

Re: ACF Fall @ University of Toronto (2015/11/07)

Thanks to Meghan, Rein, Rico, Aaron, Allen, Andrew, Joe, and to all the other people who volunteered their time to help this tournament run as smoothly as it did. Also another thank you for the teams who participated, as I really enjoyed playing against all of you and look forward to seeing what the...
by Peter13
Mon Nov 09, 2015 7:49 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Waterloo Undergraduate Tournament, Nov 8th
Replies: 4
Views: 2318

Re: Waterloo Undergraduate Tournament, Nov 8th

I would like to thank Ming-Ho for directing the tournament, Kira, Aaron, and Faith for moderating, and to everyone else for helping to make this tournament so interesting, fun, and enjoyable.
by Peter13
Thu Oct 29, 2015 8:26 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MacVanity @ McMaster - Nov. 22nd, 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 4562

Re: MacVanity @ McMaster - Nov. 22nd, 2015

So I'm considering a trip to this thing to make up for all those times I said I would go to Canada (but didn't) and because otherwise my only quizbowl experience this term would be Penn Bowl. If I write a "pack" who should I send it to? EDIT: Also, is this going to be powermarked? That would make f...
by Peter13
Sun Oct 25, 2015 5:50 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MacIntro @ McMaster - Oct. 24th, 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 2798

Re: MacIntro @ McMaster - Oct. 24th, 2015

Thanks to all the teams for participating in MacIntro! A second thanks to all the staffers for helping to make this tournament happen! Finally, congratulations to champions East Scarborough A (Fayaz, Jacky, Teddy, and Jin) and to runners-up Waterloo CI (George, Thomas, Tiger, Owen, and Nathan). Stat...
by Peter13
Fri Oct 23, 2015 6:04 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MacIntro @ McMaster - Oct. 24th, 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 2798

Re: MacIntro @ McMaster - Oct. 24th, 2015

Few notes for the tournament: - Please get to the tournament by 8:45am. A general announcement about the tournament will begin at around 9:00am and the tournament will start by 9:15am. - We shall be meeting in Room 206 in the McMaster University Student Centre. - If you have buzzers, please come ear...
by Peter13
Sun Sep 27, 2015 4:22 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU novice at uWaterloo (9/26)
Replies: 3
Views: 2529

Re: VCU novice at uWaterloo (9/26)

I would just like to say that I really enjoyed playing in this tournament and against the range of opposition (and especially pleased that after 10 years, Laurier had decided to resurrect their team). I would like to thank all the Waterloo people who helped to run and administer the tournament as we...
by Peter13
Mon Sep 21, 2015 8:33 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: MacIntro @ McMaster - Oct. 24th, 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 2798

Re: MacIntro @ McMaster - Oct. 24th, 2015

Current Field:

Waterloo CI 1-2 teams
Westmount (1 team, possibly more)
East Scarborough 1-2 teams
by Peter13
Mon Aug 17, 2015 1:08 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (15th August)
Replies: 36
Views: 16847

Re: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (15th August)

I just want to say thanks to everybody for taking the time to staff the tournament. I especially want to thank Ming-Ho for organizing the schedule, which must have been hard to manage given the plethora of side events. See you guys in the fall.
by Peter13
Sat Aug 08, 2015 12:23 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (15th August)
Replies: 36
Views: 16847

Re: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (15th August)

My rankings of the various side events mentioned:

1. SHEIKH
2. We Have Never Been Modern/Tricon
3. CO
4. Classical Music
5. VICO (will staff for this)

EDIT: I for one am in favour of bouncebacks.
by Peter13
Mon Jul 27, 2015 10:19 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)
Replies: 82
Views: 38446

Re: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)

I just want to thank everyone for organizing and running the tournament, especially Rein for coordinating everything to run as smoothly as it did. VETO has always been a bastion for creative and fun quizbowl to proliferate, and while there were a few questions that I thought were rather poor, overal...
by Peter13
Fri Jul 24, 2015 5:12 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)
Replies: 82
Views: 38446

Re: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)

Masked Canadian History Bandit wrote:Are games starting at 8:30 or later (e.g. 9)
I was under the impression that all the teams would be at the quizbowl headquarters of Sidney Smith Hall by 8:30am and games would start shortly afterward when all the buzzers and laptops and things are set up. (i.e. 8:45 or 9:00am)
by Peter13
Wed Jul 08, 2015 12:53 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (15th August)
Replies: 36
Views: 16847

Re: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (15th August)

I officially sign up to this. You can definitely count on me being there (unless the most unforeseen of circumstances stops me from attending).
by Peter13
Wed Jul 08, 2015 12:14 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open Predictions
Replies: 7
Views: 3217

Re: Chicago Open Predictions

you should update your post to reflect new team names Easier said then done. With all the name and squad changes, it could take me a good couple days to re-rank the teams and find the right jokes to go with the their new names and the players' personalities. Though if enough people are interested, ...
by Peter13
Sun Jul 05, 2015 9:38 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Chicago Open Predictions
Replies: 7
Views: 3217

Chicago Open Predictions

I have done something that I think has never been done since 2010 (probably for good reasons), a Chicago Open Predictions thread. Now, I wrote this a while ago, so understand that with all the team changes in the last week or two, it will probably change my (somewhat) accurate predictions record. So...
by Peter13
Tue Jun 30, 2015 12:29 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MÖRE WEIGHT
Replies: 41
Views: 18095

Re: MÖRE WEIGHT

Here is the packet that I wrote for MOREWEIGHT.

EDIT:
bsmith wrote:To correct you, I referred to a dark age of Canadian quizbowl.
I thought it would be known given the context, but I have edited it to make it clearer.
by Peter13
Mon Jun 29, 2015 6:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Delta Burke mirror at uWaterloo (28th June)
Replies: 16
Views: 6887

Re: Delta Burke mirror at uWaterloo (28th June)

I really had a lot of fun at this event and NASAT, and really like how this tournament was run (except for the lack of buzzers). I would like to thank Ming-Ho and all the other Waterloo staffers for making this weekend very enjoyable.
by Peter13
Sat Jun 13, 2015 9:08 pm
Forum: National and Regional Comparisons and Discussion
Topic: HSQBRank All-World Teams
Replies: 38
Views: 29552

Re: HSQBRank All-World Teams

I have to agree with Cody I am afraid. While the college circuit can be done like this because of its (relatively) small size, the high school circuit is just too diverse. You could have players from certain regions (i.e. SoCal or Illinois) be over/underrepresented based on the number of people who ...
by Peter13
Fri Jun 12, 2015 11:47 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)
Replies: 82
Views: 38446

Re: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)

Do any teams want to merge so we can have another team? :) I have a team of 4 people. If there are any groups of 2, Adam and I can merge with that team. Alternatively, Adam could go on Aaron's team, and I can join another group of three. EDIT: I can now say that Adam is confirmed to be on my team a...
by Peter13
Tue Jun 09, 2015 4:09 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Delta Burke mirror at uWaterloo (28th June)
Replies: 16
Views: 6887

Re: Delta Burke mirror at uWaterloo (28th June)

Pending any changes, I will be playing this with Leslie, Brian, and Shuying.
by Peter13
Sun Jun 07, 2015 5:04 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MÖRE WEIGHT
Replies: 41
Views: 18095

Re: MÖRE WEIGHT

minusfive wrote:with assumed packets from Aaron
Wait, Aaron is writing a packet for this? From what I heard, he wasn't interested in participating in it.
by Peter13
Wed Jun 03, 2015 5:17 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)
Replies: 82
Views: 38446

Re: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)

I may or may not have Adam Swift on my team, but the rest of the spots are open, so any stragglers are free to join. Also, is there anyway we can set up a spreadsheet or something to see each team and the number of people associated with that team?
by Peter13
Mon May 25, 2015 6:19 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MÖRE WEIGHT
Replies: 41
Views: 18095

Re: NASAT mirror at uWaterloo (27th June)

For MERE/MOREWEIGHT, who/where do we send the completed packets to? Also, where do we draw the line between the legitimate and the ridiculous?
by Peter13
Wed May 20, 2015 3:46 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)
Replies: 82
Views: 38446

Re: VETO at the University of Toronto (2015-07-25)

Senator_Jay wrote:is there any team willing to take me on? I'll write questions and stuff.
My team will happily take you, since I am pretty much the only confirmed member.
by Peter13
Wed May 20, 2015 3:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ONQBA transition
Replies: 6
Views: 3134

Re: ONQBA transition

I would like to thank everyone for participating in this election and believe that with Patrick, Brendan, Ted, and Joe at the helm, this will usher in a new era of growth for high school and collegiate quizbowl in Ontario.
by Peter13
Sat May 16, 2015 6:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (15th August)
Replies: 36
Views: 16847

Re: VCU Open mirror at uWaterloo (15th August)

Masked Canadian History Bandit wrote:If we're playing side tournaments, then SHEIKH would be nice to have.
I don't know anything yet, but I heard Jay might try to get History Obscenity as a side event if enough new people are interested.
by Peter13
Sat May 16, 2015 6:04 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NASAT mirror at uWaterloo (27th June)
Replies: 30
Views: 12793

Re: NASAT mirror at uWaterloo (27th June)

I will definitely be coming up to Waterloo for this tournament and Delta Burke (barring any unforeseen circumstances). Just wondering if these tournaments will be styled so that we must make our teams before coming over, or we will create teams that morning (a la pick-up game). Also, I think Delta B...
by Peter13
Mon May 11, 2015 4:54 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Player Poll 2015: LET US NOW PRAISE FAMOUS DUFUSES
Replies: 86
Views: 29742

Re: Player Poll 2015: LET US NOW PRAISE FAMOUS DUFUSES

As some have alluded to prior, this is a hard list to choose from. Aside from players like Matt Bollinger and Eric Mukherjee, a lot of this list is based on interpretation. While its somewhat subjective to say who is the best team at quizbowl, one can generally tell if a team is good enough to be th...
by Peter13
Fri May 08, 2015 7:19 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Subject Rankings Thread
Replies: 36
Views: 10140

Re: Subject Rankings Thread

Since there is now a new category for Geography, I would like to say Jay Misuk is one of the greatest I have ever seen in this category. He yearly destroys the Canadian mirror of Geography Monstrosity, and even wrote the crazy hard History Obscenity.

Also,
merv1618 wrote:No, where's Peter
My point exactly.
by Peter13
Wed May 06, 2015 4:02 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: A quick-and-dirty player ranking stat (I'm not first)
Replies: 12
Views: 6640

Re: A quick-and-dirty player ranking stat (I'm not first)

In response to your question Joe, I think the best answer is that no one knows. I would assume that the person who was more consistent between the rebracketing would be more of a specialist, while the person who jumped up in quality would likely be more of a generalist. I feel as the level of the ga...
by Peter13
Thu Apr 23, 2015 1:39 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Postseason Poll
Replies: 21
Views: 10768

Re: Postseason Poll

I will try my best to go out and vote for it this time, but I have one question. When it comes to B teams, what should I do? Should I go with the most consistent B team roster all year round, or the best roster that a side could have? Because for some teams (like Berkeley B) this could have a signif...
by Peter13
Wed Apr 15, 2015 2:35 am
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Becoming Part of the Community
Replies: 43
Views: 32969

Re: Becoming Part of the Community

Growing up, I was really interested in watching Jeopardy and Reach (the local format) on television. Sadly, when I went to high school, we didn't have a team that played in any inter-school format, and I was to busy/lazy to start one up. So my first quizbowl experience was at university. In my first...
by Peter13
Wed Apr 08, 2015 1:53 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Your Lowest Point
Replies: 64
Views: 47446

Re: Your Lowest Point

As Jeff mentioned, there are many things that I don't know enough about to say what should or should not be accepted. Be that as it may, Novice tournaments are generally lax about acceptance, so I thought a prompt would at least be required, since it is then a partial answer. This was a new tourname...
by Peter13
Wed Apr 08, 2015 1:25 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Your Lowest Point
Replies: 64
Views: 47446

Re: Your Lowest Point

I understand that rule and agree with the rule. I just think many times that prompting is done kind of arbitrarily. for example, there is "do not prompt on Marquez", but "prompt of Roosevelt". I struggle to think of any other Marquez of note, but many Roosevelts. I have seen 'Bosworth' accepted for ...
by Peter13
Wed Apr 08, 2015 12:13 pm
Forum: Quizbowl History Forum
Topic: Your Lowest Point
Replies: 64
Views: 47446

Re: Your Lowest Point

I have only been in quizbowl for two years and generally don't care about my performance as long as I get better as a player. That being said, it feels good to get some of this in the open air. These are not ordered in any way, just tournaments where I generally felt I played poorly. ACF Fall 2014 E...
by Peter13
Tue Apr 07, 2015 4:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Nationals Predictions
Replies: 44
Views: 19242

Re: ACF Nationals Predictions

I know, but I counted all the teams that were registered, and there were 50. You can check yourself. If someone could tell me the changes, I would more than appreciate it. Edit: Thanks for telling me that. I was using an old team sheet. I will edit it promptly. Edit 2: Cannot 30 a tossup. But if any...