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by BobGHHS
Sat Jun 30, 2007 5:56 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Panasonic Results
Replies: 149
Views: 48344

It happened in our semifinal room -- this was the question where Papa hit Kipp... I forget what the question was, but it was some ordering question and California rung in... Kipp shouted out 3421 or something like that before California was even recognized. Now according to the rules, California sho...
by BobGHHS
Thu Jun 28, 2007 12:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Panasonic Results
Replies: 149
Views: 48344

Incidentally, was Illinois the only team that took 18 hours to get home?
WHAT HAPPENED??? o_O
by BobGHHS
Wed Jun 27, 2007 9:38 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Panasonic Results
Replies: 149
Views: 48344

Although I still haven't figured out how we (Kentucky) managed to suck so badly in the finals, I wish to congratulate everyone who thrash our pathetic, floundering selves. Props, particularly to Illinois. To answer someone's question, I don't remember who's, we got in late on Friday and did not get...
by BobGHHS
Tue Jun 26, 2007 11:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Panasonic Results
Replies: 149
Views: 48344

Some observations: (1) The trip was awesome, the format was whack. As much as I, or anyone else want to diss the format, the trip to the Disney Parks, and all the other goodies that came with the tournament were definitely worth it. If we only had a few more days to visit. (2) Nobody told us we were...
by BobGHHS
Sun Jun 24, 2007 6:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Panasonic Results
Replies: 149
Views: 48344

Ohio 176
Montana 169
Alabama 156
Mississippi 117

Now that I've gotten the shock of my life from the insanity that is PAC format... hopefully we can put up higher points in the semis... off to Disney if the thunderstorm rolls out finally.
by BobGHHS
Sun Jun 24, 2007 9:52 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Panasonic Results
Replies: 149
Views: 48344

Are we supposed to dress up for the rules meeting/luncheon?... I've seen teams in suits and team shirts, meanwhile we're scrubbing it up in t-shirts and shorts...
by BobGHHS
Sat Jun 23, 2007 11:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Panasonic Results
Replies: 149
Views: 48344

Thanks Hardeecoach... where is the desk I need to go to, to register?
by BobGHHS
Sat Jun 23, 2007 11:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Panasonic Results
Replies: 149
Views: 48344

We're here, I forgot byko was coming.... we're resting up for our matchup with the crazy PAC format.

We got here too late to register though, so apparently I have to get up in the morning and do it then.
by BobGHHS
Fri Jun 22, 2007 12:10 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Match Game
Replies: 12
Views: 4343

"Write a god-awful Match Game bonus" I could be wrong, and maybe Barker can weigh in on this, but I could swear that there was a Match Game bonus sometime at the ABD tournament in the last couple years... don't remember it or how it worked, but I could swear there was one... I know for sure there w...
by BobGHHS
Fri Jun 22, 2007 12:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: What will NAQT do for their nationals in 2008?
Replies: 100
Views: 32728

Perhaps you can allow B teams if the school brings a floating staffer I think this is an excellent idea... I think if schools are going to bring more than 1 team, they should have to bring a staff member, who would stay at the hotel with them, and not on NAQT's dime. It wouldn't solve the question ...
by BobGHHS
Wed Jun 20, 2007 10:32 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Weekend of Quizbowl Goodness?
Replies: 96
Views: 34437

We definitely could not do February. There is just about a tournament every weekend in Ohio in February.
by BobGHHS
Sun Jun 10, 2007 4:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: Maggie Walker wins 2007 PACE NSC!
Replies: 27
Views: 13828

I just got a phone call from a friend of mine to tell me MW beat MLK in the finals by a large margin, something like 350 points.

Other than that, no other results really.
by BobGHHS
Fri Jun 08, 2007 1:48 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2007 PACE NSC prognostication thread
Replies: 36
Views: 12231

Thanks for the faith in us... although Stuy beat the crap out of us at HSNCT... so I dunno.
by BobGHHS
Thu May 31, 2007 9:19 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: Maggie Walker wins 2007 HSNCT!
Replies: 138
Views: 46316

If this was posted earlier in this thread, I apologize, because I didn't feel like rifling through them all... What was the protest about in the Dorman-State College match that required pretty much all the head honchos from NAQT to go into the side room to figure out? -- obviously SC came out on top...
by BobGHHS
Tue May 29, 2007 12:58 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Early losses in power-matching = advantage?
Replies: 24
Views: 9872

We didn't intentionally lose to Stuy A in the first round, but after that we rattled off 6 in a row to qualify for the playoffs at 6-1 already... (we would later lose 3 in a row)... In those 6 in a row, we beat Dorman A and Shadyside both... so it really didn't give us much of an easier schedule aft...
by BobGHHS
Sat May 26, 2007 10:29 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: Maggie Walker wins 2007 HSNCT!
Replies: 138
Views: 46316

Ohio Teams in the Playoffs: Garfield Heights (6-4) Walnut Hills (7-3) Columbus Academy (7-3) and possibly Loveland, if they won their last match I think. We lost to: Stuy A, New Trier, Troy and Cave Spring We beat: Norcross, Loveland, Rosemount, Brookings, Dorman A and Shadyside Academy I haven't se...
by BobGHHS
Sat May 26, 2007 5:16 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: Maggie Walker wins 2007 HSNCT!
Replies: 138
Views: 46316

The stats thru r6 that were posted had MW #1, RM #2 and MLK #3, all at 4-0 (each already had 2 of their 4 byes)... We're 5-2, having beaten Dorman A and then getting our butts handed to us by New Trier, who powered like 8 or 9 questions on us... For those of you playing mirrors later in June, the qu...
by BobGHHS
Fri May 25, 2007 10:28 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: Maggie Walker wins 2007 HSNCT!
Replies: 138
Views: 46316

Chris Ray, are you here?
by BobGHHS
Fri May 25, 2007 6:18 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: Maggie Walker wins 2007 HSNCT!
Replies: 138
Views: 46316

$12.95 for 24 hours....

Good luck everyone, about to head down soon to scrimmage...
by BobGHHS
Fri May 25, 2007 12:56 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2007 NAQT HSNCT Predictions
Replies: 79
Views: 27494

Well, we came in a day early, arrived at about 8:30am Chicago time -- got to tour the city all day... will see everyone tomorrow... good luck to everybody on Saturday.
by BobGHHS
Sat May 12, 2007 12:26 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Gauging interest in a tournament at Ohio State in the fall
Replies: 12
Views: 4946

Yes, ours was a semi-mirror of Raleigh Charter's... Eric let us use the question set and I also added 4 of my own packets to the mix. Yes Matt, we are a high school... but given that outside of the realm of the top 20 or so teams in Ohio, most teams would prefer pop culture things. Only a few of the...
by BobGHHS
Wed May 09, 2007 8:55 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Gauging interest in a tournament at Ohio State in the fall
Replies: 12
Views: 4946

I think we're planning on hosting our trash tournament on October 6, btw.
by BobGHHS
Wed May 09, 2007 2:24 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Gauging interest in a tournament at Ohio State in the fall
Replies: 12
Views: 4946

Jonathan,
You wouldn't get squat from Northeast Ohio on that weekend, mainly because there are two local tournaments going on that usually grab a good handful of teams.

If you did it the last weekend of September, you would get a better turnout, most likely including our team.
by BobGHHS
Wed May 09, 2007 2:23 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: CBI Nats
Replies: 32
Views: 13597

Jonathan,
So am I to understand you will still be at OSU next year-- Just wondering because our only senior from our state championship team is headed there and he might be interested in playing.
by BobGHHS
Mon May 07, 2007 8:50 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Bad Negs
Replies: 826
Views: 318945

From the Ohio Academic Competition State Finals this week... Question: Blah-blah, name this Western state... Our Answer: Arkansas In the State Championship Match: Category: American Literature Question, fill in the blanks to complete the poetic line, it is also the title of the poem... "You're a bra...
by BobGHHS
Sun May 06, 2007 12:06 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: Ohio Academic Competition State Finals (5/5/07)
Replies: 11
Views: 4996

RESULTS: Ohio Academic Competition State Finals (5/5/07)

Here are the results from the 21st annual OAC State competition. The regional champions made the draw this morning and here were the groups for the first five rounds... Red Division 1. Copley 2. Tipp City Tippecanoe 3. Toledo St. John's Jesuit 4. North Canton Hoover 5. Lancaster William V. Fisher Ca...
by BobGHHS
Fri May 04, 2007 8:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: a quick question....
Replies: 10
Views: 4404

We played against that kid earlier in the year, and he is really, really good... Couple that with the fact that I heard he's only 11... its just an amazing story...

We all know :chip: allows anybody practically to play... but HSNCT is quite different than BeallBowl.
by BobGHHS
Tue May 01, 2007 10:17 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Leisure time in Chicago
Replies: 27
Views: 10717

We're flying in Thursday morning instead, so we'll have two days to peruse the city... plus the team said in the event they don't make the playoffs, they didn't want to play consolation rounds, so Sunday could be a possibility... although I would like to get back to watch the National Championship M...
by BobGHHS
Sat Apr 21, 2007 5:53 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: Ohio NAQT State Championship (4/21/07)
Replies: 0
Views: 1850

RESULTS: Ohio NAQT State Championship (4/21/07)

Each team played 5 rounds of round-robin power-matched play, in the same manner that NAQT pairs teams for the high school tournaments (cards and all)... At this point, teams were broken into top 16 and bottom 16 round-robin brackets of 4... Here were the seedings: Championship Bracket 1. Copley A (5...
by BobGHHS
Wed Apr 18, 2007 7:04 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: PACE NSC 2007 registration information
Replies: 9
Views: 5663

As I told you awhile ago Dr. Chuck, we plan on coming, but I need an invoice showing that we're bringing two buzzer sets and that we were registered early.

Thanks
Bob
by BobGHHS
Mon Apr 16, 2007 11:00 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: College Jeopardy
Replies: 23
Views: 9026

A couple other former quizbowlers in that group:

Christine Kennedy from Fisher Catholic, Ohio's OAC and Small-school NAQT State Champions in 2006.

Pete Troyan -- Formerly of DCC.
by BobGHHS
Mon Apr 16, 2007 11:30 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: NAQT ICT 2007 discussion
Replies: 127
Views: 52672

In all fairness, Hafner is also nicknamed Donkey.
Being from Cleveland, I can clarify this...

Hafner is nicknamed "PRONK" because it means Part PRoject, Part dONKey... that is the only reference to Donkey. Never do they call him Donkey here.
by BobGHHS
Sat Apr 14, 2007 8:01 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: Rowdy Raider Invtiational (4/14) @ Wright State
Replies: 10
Views: 4515

David, as I said on the other board, great tournament. We got to match up against some of the best teams around (minus two players, but still with our best two)....

Congrats to Walnut Hills for beating Tipp in the finals, and congrats to Dunbar A and B for being semifinalists.
by BobGHHS
Sun Mar 25, 2007 11:12 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: GLRAC (3/24/07) @ CWRU
Replies: 3
Views: 2049

Tom,
Go on my Ohio forum and read Greg's post about the whole day, you'll be astonished at the lack of organization. I almost got to see Korosa flip her lid.
by BobGHHS
Sun Mar 25, 2007 8:26 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: GLRAC (3/24/07) @ CWRU
Replies: 3
Views: 2049

RESULTS: GLRAC (3/24/07) @ CWRU

Here are the results from the Great Lakes Regional Academic Championship at Case Western Reserve University. The field consisted of 4 round-robin brackets of 8...and as far as I can remember, this is the first time no out-of-state teams came, and for their sake, I'm glad they didn't. Prelim Groups E...
by BobGHHS
Fri Mar 23, 2007 12:42 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2007 PACE NSC preliminary field
Replies: 72
Views: 26127

ETC, I'm pretty sure our team is planning on coming, although when you responded to my wildcard request, you said we had already qualified...
by BobGHHS
Wed Mar 21, 2007 8:13 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Motor City Shoutout at Wayne State (05/05/07)
Replies: 6
Views: 3740

Unfortunately, that is the weekend of the Ohio Academic Competition (OAC) State Tournament, and nobody will know if they have qualified until the weekend before... so you probably will pull few to no teams from Ohio. Sorry Kirk.
by BobGHHS
Tue Mar 20, 2007 12:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Identify the bad movie quote OR abuse the previous user
Replies: 78
Views: 30668

I think that is like B.A.P.S.... ewww

I picked this one up in the bargain bin at borders for like $1.50:

"And as for Hercules, I want him taken alive. He'll pay dearly for the trouble he's caused me."
by BobGHHS
Sun Mar 18, 2007 10:51 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ABC XXXIII (3/17/07) at Vanderbilt University (Nashville)
Replies: 28
Views: 10151

Every time I've seen a tournament near the Tennessee area, it makes me wonder, so I finally decided to ask:

What happened to Cookeville's team? Are they still active?
by BobGHHS
Thu Mar 15, 2007 4:43 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: Rowdy Raider Invtiational (4/14) @ Wright State
Replies: 10
Views: 4515

David,
I did our registration and put in a PO for payment today for the tournament and for our hotel rooms, so everything should pan out in a few weeks here.

See you on the 14th.

Bob
by BobGHHS
Fri Mar 09, 2007 1:47 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ohio 2006-07
Replies: 38
Views: 13140

The Beavercreek varsity that graduated in 2003 had Big Red, another white kid and a Chinese kid, plus a girl that was really really good.
by BobGHHS
Wed Mar 07, 2007 11:03 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ohio 2006-07
Replies: 38
Views: 13140

My guess would be Beavercreek. Mainly because I think WC started in 2003... and before that they were somewhere else.
by BobGHHS
Tue Mar 06, 2007 7:57 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS:Warrior Classic (3-3-07) @ Wayne State (Detroit, MI)
Replies: 22
Views: 9700

Brian,
Most of the stats were worked out by hand because of problems that Kirk had with the computer... so I don't think they had that stat.
by BobGHHS
Mon Mar 05, 2007 9:47 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS:Warrior Classic (3-3-07) @ Wayne State (Detroit, MI)
Replies: 22
Views: 9700

Brief results, I'm sure Kirk will get to posting the full results eventually...

1. East Lansing
2. Troy
t3. Garfield Hts. (OH)
t3. Fisher Catholic (OH)

Consolation Bracket winner: Northmont (OH)
by BobGHHS
Fri Mar 02, 2007 10:53 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS:Warrior Classic (3-3-07) @ Wayne State (Detroit, MI)
Replies: 22
Views: 9700

Ugh, yup, I can't read.

Although I have not received a set of directions from Kirk. Neither thru email or snail mail. I did get directions to Wayne State itself, but not to the tournament site.

Bob
by BobGHHS
Fri Mar 02, 2007 7:24 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS:Warrior Classic (3-3-07) @ Wayne State (Detroit, MI)
Replies: 22
Views: 9700

Tippecanoe dropped?
by BobGHHS
Wed Feb 21, 2007 6:36 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS:Warrior Classic (3-3-07) @ Wayne State (Detroit, MI)
Replies: 22
Views: 9700

I need to know who to have the check made out to, and also where to send it, address-wise.
by BobGHHS
Sun Feb 18, 2007 6:32 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DAY TWO RESULTS: Solon HS 2-Day Tournament (2/17-18/07)
Replies: 0
Views: 1404

DAY TWO RESULTS: Solon HS 2-Day Tournament (2/17-18/07)

1. Tippecanoe HS
2. Copley HS
3. Garfield Hts. HS

Top scorer was Sam Milner from Hawken.

More stats to follow from Bob Weiser.
by BobGHHS
Sat Feb 17, 2007 6:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: DAY ONE RESULTS: Solon HS 2-Day Tournament (2/17-18/07)
Replies: 7
Views: 3214

Brief Results: 1. State College A 2. State College B 3. Tippecanoe A 4. Garfield Heights A State College B, Tipp and GH all tied at 3-2 in the championship round-robin, thus effectively tying for 2nd. I was quite proud of the fact that my team only lost to State College A by 10 points, and the last ...
by BobGHHS
Fri Feb 16, 2007 4:48 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: DUCK Bowl 6 (3-17-07)
Replies: 10
Views: 5443

I might be inclined to bring a team if it was March 10th, can't say for sure though.