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by BobGHHS
Fri Dec 21, 2012 8:42 am
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: ProtoBowl
Replies: 367
Views: 161620

Re: ProtoBowl

Thanks Matt, that was my thought too.

As I was reading through these, my other thought was, I know ACF Nats has no trash but what about regionals? (I was pretty sure Fall did) Just thinking about it because you could basically untag any of the ACF Nats packets from the "trash" tag.
by BobGHHS
Thu Dec 20, 2012 6:11 pm
Forum: Databases and Quizbowl Software
Topic: ProtoBowl
Replies: 367
Views: 161620

Re: ProtoBowl

This is a really neat app, and I entertained myself for about 90 minutes at work playing with it today. I started with lit for awhile, and had no problems, but when I tried to switch to trash, it seemed about 1/3 of the questions weren't trash questions. I answered many of them nonetheless, but I wa...
by BobGHHS
Mon Jan 23, 2012 9:28 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Sir Dupre Memorial Tournament - 1/21/12
Replies: 48
Views: 15749

Re: Sir Dupre Memorial Tournament - 1/21/12

dtaylor4 wrote:Thanks to Kilner et al for allowing the set to be used. If people noticed some things that need to be fixed, email me and I'll take a look.
No problem, glad people had a good time and glad the proceeds were able to go to a good cause.
by BobGHHS
Mon Jan 23, 2012 9:26 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCEMENT: EPCOTT (all Disney side event)
Replies: 12
Views: 3726

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT: EPCOTT (all Disney side event)

Steven Wellstead, Steve Oppenheim, Paul Nelson and I were read about 130 of Drew's tossups after our trash tournament in December, and we had a good time with this, so I know anyone who wants to play it will have fun as well.
by BobGHHS
Wed Jan 04, 2012 1:57 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Sir Dupre Memorial Tournament - 1/21/12
Replies: 48
Views: 15749

Re: Sir Dupre Memorial Tournament - 1/21/12

Mike,

I would be the guy to talk to about that one -- email me at theamazingbobboREMOVESPAM at aol dot com.

Also, a big thanks to Donald for all the help he gave during the writing/editing process on the set... I hope you guys have fun with it, and I hope it makes Matt's Buzzers some good money.
by BobGHHS
Fri Sep 30, 2011 12:27 pm
Forum: New Collegiate Teams
Topic: Kenyon College -- New to Compete
Replies: 16
Views: 5647

Re: Kenyon College -- New to Compete

They actually still have a team Bob (at least, it appears that way). They are, in fact, hosting one of the collegiate novice tournaments next weekend. If they do, I stand corrected... I just know Joe was the major backbone for everything and didn't see to have anything that resembled a competent te...
by BobGHHS
Fri Sep 30, 2011 9:59 am
Forum: New Collegiate Teams
Topic: Kenyon College -- New to Compete
Replies: 16
Views: 5647

Re: Kenyon College -- New to Compete

Further out, you'll also see the occasional tournament at Centre College (in KY)
Everything Brice said was accurate and spot on except this. Joe is no longer at Centre (he's at OSU now) so I don't think they have a team anymore.
by BobGHHS
Sun Jun 12, 2011 8:32 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Ohio Summer Practices?
Replies: 4
Views: 1180

Re: Ohio Summer Practices?

Auroni,

If you haven't already, go post this on our ohio board, you'll probably get at least moderate interest from those in the area, as Solon is pretty centrally located and extremely easy to get to from almost anywhere in northeast Ohio.

Bob
by BobGHHS
Sun May 29, 2011 11:33 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HSNCT Match Tracker
Replies: 91
Views: 37027

Re: HSNCT Match Tracker

Anybody have any clue what's going on in the small school playoffs?
by BobGHHS
Sun May 29, 2011 11:18 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HSNCT Match Tracker
Replies: 91
Views: 37027

Re: HSNCT Match Tracker

455-305 with about 2 minutes left.
by BobGHHS
Sun May 29, 2011 11:08 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HSNCT Match Tracker
Replies: 91
Views: 37027

Re: HSNCT Match Tracker

355-65 LASA at the half.
by BobGHHS
Sun May 29, 2011 11:04 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: HSNCT Match Tracker
Replies: 91
Views: 37027

Re: HSNCT Match Tracker

For those not watching on the stream, LASA I think has answered the first 8 tossups and is up something like 235-0 on State College.
by BobGHHS
Fri Apr 15, 2011 8:34 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: OAC Talk
Replies: 41
Views: 5022

Re: OAC Talk

Having looked over the set last month, I can confirm that just like the 2010 set, there are no trash questions. It will be a good regional/state tournament based on what I saw.
by BobGHHS
Sat Apr 02, 2011 4:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: RESULTS: 2011 NAQT Ohio State Championship - April 2, 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 1106

RESULTS: 2011 NAQT Ohio State Championship - April 2, 2011

QUICK RESULTS: Jacob or Greg can post stats and full results later, but after playoff rebracketing, there was a 3-way circle of death among Northmont, Copley and Olmsted Falls. Olmsted Falls received the bye into the finals and Copley defeated Northmont on a full packet for the right to play Olmsted...
by BobGHHS
Tue Feb 22, 2011 3:12 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Solon Two-Day (February 19-20, 2011)
Replies: 19
Views: 6886

Solon Two-Day (February 19-20, 2011)

Just copying these over from our Ohio forum. Teams were bracketed both days into brackets of 6 and then rebracketed into brackets based on record/wildcards. Saturday Stats: Prelims: http://results.scobo.net/resultmenu.aspx?org=Bossick&id=39 Playoffs: http://results.scobo.net/resultmenu.aspx?org=Boss...
by BobGHHS
Wed Oct 27, 2010 6:23 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Harry Potter Tournament (Name/Date TBA)
Replies: 42
Views: 13350

Re: Harry Potter Tournament (Name/Date TBH)

brb writing 20/20 on 1993 WCW
Fred, I would tear this hypothetical packet a new one.
by BobGHHS
Wed Jun 02, 2010 9:07 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAC schedule/discussion 2010
Replies: 68
Views: 11036

Re: NAC schedule/discussion 2010

You should consult an expert before making such statements. I don't see anything about people being put through tables. I look forward to meeting you someday Fred and discussing my knowledge of pro wrestling with you. I always wondered if I got on "Stump the Schwab" back in the day if they'd let me...
by BobGHHS
Thu Feb 11, 2010 9:49 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2-day Tournament at Solon, Ohio (2/13-2/14)
Replies: 34
Views: 5063

Re: 2-day Tournament at Solon, Ohio (2/13-2/14)

I should be there on Saturday barring anything coming up (which given the circumstances right now, could very well happen). My prediction for Saturday: 1. Northmont 2. Olmsted Falls 3. South Range 4. St. Charles (or Copley if they're there) I'm actually surprised to not see some of the powerhouses o...
by BobGHHS
Fri Nov 13, 2009 2:45 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ohio Academic Competition -- bid on our set!
Replies: 6
Views: 2339

Re: Ohio Academic Competition -- bid on our set!

The hardest part is that the OAC format is not conducive to what we call good quizbowl. Couple that with the fact that half the OAC committee is resistant to any kind of pyramidality and you have a real issue. When Mike Bindis wrote the questions from 2006-2008, that was about as good as the questio...
by BobGHHS
Thu Oct 22, 2009 1:22 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: THUNDER---Columbus, Ohio (10/24/09)
Replies: 32
Views: 4970

Re: THUNDER---Columbus, Ohio (10/24/09)

Yeah Jacob or Kirun,
I definitely need some directions, an address, something to get there, and where I can park - times, etc. I'm driving down in the morning and want to make sure I have ample time.
by BobGHHS
Sat Oct 17, 2009 9:47 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: THUNDER---Columbus, Ohio (10/24/09)
Replies: 32
Views: 4970

Re: THUNDER---Columbus, Ohio (10/24/09)

I will likely be coming to play with the Centre team, and may play the trash packets, depending on what time the main tournament finishes up.
by BobGHHS
Mon Oct 05, 2009 9:23 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Princeton High School Academic Tournament 10/03/09- Results
Replies: 54
Views: 16580

Re: Princeton High School Academic Tournament 10/03/09- Results

Cmon Dan,
Putting schoolwork before quizbowl? Who does that, honestly?

Anyways, for as worried as you were leading up to it, looks like you did a great job for your first time as a TD.
by BobGHHS
Mon Jun 29, 2009 9:47 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: ANNOUNCING the Fall Novice Tournament available for mirrors
Replies: 20
Views: 10679

Re: ANNOUNCING the Fall Novice Tournament available for mirrors

Chris,
I just want to say this is a really great idea. We're doing the same thing in Ohio this fall to try to get new schools to host and new teams to come out and play.
by BobGHHS
Wed Jun 17, 2009 9:22 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Prelim. announcement: NAQT HS NCT Open Mirror at UTC 6/20/09
Replies: 20
Views: 3488

Re: Prelim. announcement: NAQT HS NCT Open Mirror at UTC 6/20/09

Charlie,
Unfortunately, my team will not be able to make it due to some conflicts. Good luck with the tournament.

Bob
by BobGHHS
Mon Jun 15, 2009 3:21 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Prelim. announcement: NAQT HS NCT Open Mirror at UTC 6/20/09
Replies: 20
Views: 3488

Re: Prelim. announcement: NAQT HS NCT Open Mirror at UTC 6/20/09

Charlie, can we get a field update for the NAQT mirror? I'm hoping you have more than just like 2 or 3 teams that posted in this thread to make my drive worth the while.
by BobGHHS
Mon Jun 15, 2009 3:20 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2009 NTAE
Replies: 57
Views: 14897

Re: 2009 NTAE

Green is good, but I can't see Ohio making the top 6. We fell just short last year with a team that would've crushed Green, and the year before with an all-star team we fell just short as well.
by BobGHHS
Thu Jun 11, 2009 10:58 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Prelim. announcement: NAQT HS NCT Open Mirror at UTC 6/20/09
Replies: 20
Views: 3488

Re: Prelim. announcement: NAQT HS NCT Open Mirror at UTC 6/20/09

Yeah, except I am doing their online masters program in EDTECH, so I'm still in Cleveland. I might, however, go out there to play something at UW with them next year and visit my relatives in Seattle for a weekend or something.
by BobGHHS
Thu Jun 11, 2009 9:39 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Prelim. announcement: NAQT HS NCT Open Mirror at UTC 6/20/09
Replies: 20
Views: 3488

Re: Prelim. announcement: NAQT HS NCT Open Mirror at UTC 6/20/09

I emailed you Charlie, but we're planning on coming with a team.
by BobGHHS
Mon May 25, 2009 6:22 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAC schedule info/tournament thread
Replies: 217
Views: 34173

Re: NAC schedule info/tournament thread

Yeah, typical garbage. I remember my senior year, one of our players rang in and Chip said "Garfield, Abhishek" and Ab gave the answer. After which, something to the effect of "you were verbally recognized, but not physically" was brought up by :chip: because he was apparently supposed to point at u...
by BobGHHS
Tue May 19, 2009 10:59 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: NAC schedule info/tournament thread
Replies: 217
Views: 34173

Re: NAC schedule info/tournament thread

That used to happen all the time at ASCN too. I distinctly remember having to play Copley (our arch-rival for 15 years) and another nearby Ohio school in 2 of our 3 prelim matches there in 2002, and that was only one year.
by BobGHHS
Sat May 02, 2009 2:57 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2009 NTAE
Replies: 57
Views: 14897

Re: 2009 NTAE

Ohio will be represented by Green High School from the Akron area, who won today's OAC State Championship over Walnut Hills.
by BobGHHS
Wed Apr 22, 2009 11:34 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: 2009 NTAE
Replies: 57
Views: 14897

Re: 2009 NTAE

I was wondering what was going to happen because of Panasonic pulling out, thinking that they would either need to pick up another large sponsor or raise the fees dramatically to keep this going. After looking through the registration forms though, the prices are the same as last year, and from what...
by BobGHHS
Sat Apr 11, 2009 11:10 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Ohio NAQT State Championship (April 25, 2009)
Replies: 6
Views: 1488

Re: Ohio NAQT State Championship (April 25, 2009)

As long as they're all at full strength, it should be Walnut over Northmont or Solon in the finals, with those three, Fisher and St. Charles making up the top five. Although nobody has seen Ottawa Hills this year, so they could make a run too. Walnut is hands-down the best team in Ohio at full stren...
by BobGHHS
Wed Apr 08, 2009 8:32 pm
Forum: New Collegiate Teams
Topic: Buzzers
Replies: 24
Views: 9785

Re: Buzzers

PS: Does anyone have a way to get cheap ZeeCraft module lightbulbs or LED's that will fit in those housings? Replacing those bulbs is going to get real expensive at the rate we're breaking them. Mike, Are you talking about the actual lights for the buzzers themselves here? Because if so, we always ...
by BobGHHS
Sat Mar 14, 2009 7:34 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Weekend of Quizbowl II (3/14 + 3/15/09, Fairfax, VA)
Replies: 118
Views: 47577

Re: Weekend of Quizbowl II (3/14 + 3/15/09, Fairfax, VA)

Nice job Guy and everyone else.
by BobGHHS
Wed Feb 18, 2009 12:44 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Solon's Two Day NAQT/PACE Tournament-Feb.14/15
Replies: 34
Views: 5794

Re: Solon's Two Day NAQT/PACE Tournament-Feb.14/15

For whoever understands the eligibility rules. There were 6 brackets of 6 in the morning rounds (5 brackets of 6 on Sunday), then rebracketed by record, ppg, etc. into new brackets of 6 for the afternoon. Each bracket winner received a trophy. I'm not quite sure how that plays out in terms of qualif...
by BobGHHS
Tue Feb 17, 2009 11:20 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Solon's Two Day NAQT/PACE Tournament-Feb.14/15
Replies: 34
Views: 5794

Re: Solon's Two Day NAQT/PACE Tournament-Feb.14/15

He said when they come back to school, so hopefully today or tomorrow.
by BobGHHS
Mon Feb 16, 2009 10:03 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Solon's Two Day NAQT/PACE Tournament-Feb.14/15
Replies: 34
Views: 5794

Re: Solon's Two Day NAQT/PACE Tournament-Feb.14/15

Brief Results:

NAQT (Saturday)
1st - Stow
2nd - DCC A

HSAPQ - Pace (Sunday)
1st - DCC A
2nd - Stow

Bob said results will be posted sometime this week once they are back at school.
by BobGHHS
Fri Feb 13, 2009 11:50 am
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Solon's Two Day NAQT/PACE Tournament-Feb.14/15
Replies: 34
Views: 5794

Re: Solon's Two Day NAQT/PACE Tournament-Feb.14/15

Since Steven isn't coming, somebody better make sure to plug his tournaments. I would, but I hate public speaking.
Garfield Heights
Really... they're finally going to come to something else?
by BobGHHS
Tue Feb 03, 2009 12:23 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Buzzerpalooza (3/28/09) and GLRAC (3/29/09) @ CWRU
Replies: 6
Views: 1503

Re: Buzzerpalooza (3/28/09) and GLRAC (3/29/09) @ CWRU

Steven,
Can we get a field update? I know you will likely pick up many more after Solon and Copley, but who has expressed interest thus far?

And Ike, are you playing on Sunday?
by BobGHHS
Tue Feb 03, 2009 12:21 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Solon's Two Day NAQT/PACE Tournament-Feb.14/15
Replies: 34
Views: 5794

Re: Solon's Two Day NAQT/PACE Tournament-Feb.14/15

I haven't spoken to Bob recently, but if the last few years serve as a model (which they likely will), there will be no JV division and brackets of 6. After the initial round-robin and lunch, teams will be rebracketed into top bracket, next bracket, blah blah on down for a second 6-team round robin....
by BobGHHS
Fri Jan 30, 2009 1:11 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2009 NAQT SCT Sites
Replies: 14
Views: 4528

Re: 2009 NAQT SCT Sites

Boise State(long story) Yeah, as you can see in my signature, I am in an online grad program along with a buddy of mine thru BSU. I checked with Dwight and he said it would be handled the same way as a team like Maryland last year or Chicago this year attending more than one site. We'll likely get ...
by BobGHHS
Fri Jan 30, 2009 11:27 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: 2009 NAQT SCT Sites
Replies: 14
Views: 4528

Re: 2009 NAQT SCT Sites

http://www.fraughtmachine.com/tournamen ... .field.txt

Although, I think there are a few who notably haven't officially registered.. ahem, Case.
by BobGHHS
Thu Jan 29, 2009 11:37 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: List Places You'd Like to See ICT 2010
Replies: 79
Views: 11503

Re: List Places You'd Like to See ICT 2010

Cleveland is a complete shithole with not a lot to do, but I could see CWRU able to have 10 or more staff and host, if Steven could get the rooms and things for whatever weekend would be picked. That is, if they had any desire to host. It was the first thing that popped in my head. We're pretty chea...
by BobGHHS
Fri Jan 23, 2009 12:37 pm
Forum: High school area archives
Topic: Buzzerpalooza (3/28/09) and GLRAC (3/29/09) @ CWRU
Replies: 6
Views: 1503

Re: Buzzerpalooza (3/28/09) and GLRAC (3/29/09) @ CWRU

I just want to give the CWRU Team and Steven an endorsement. If there are teams out there that came to the debacles that were the tournaments run by the team two years ago, times have changed, and in the past 12 months, I think Steven and the team have proven they can run relatively large tournament...
by BobGHHS
Fri Jan 16, 2009 11:22 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror at U of M Ann Arbor (1/18/09)
Replies: 24
Views: 4045

Re: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror at U of M Ann Arbor (1/18/09)

Luckily, all parking on campus (structures, meters, and so on) is free on Sundays, so that will be less of an issue than on Saturday.
So, we can park on the street (hopefully right in front of the building somewhere) and not worry about being ticketed then?
by BobGHHS
Thu Jan 15, 2009 6:22 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror at U of M Ann Arbor (1/18/09)
Replies: 24
Views: 4045

Re: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror at U of M Ann Arbor (1/18/09)

Really? I was under the impression almost every one played under that... huh. I don't particularly care either way really, standard ACF is fine by me.
by BobGHHS
Thu Jan 15, 2009 7:14 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror at U of M Ann Arbor (1/18/09)
Replies: 24
Views: 4045

Re: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror at U of M Ann Arbor (1/18/09)

Andy,
Are you going to play by any special rules like ABD always did? I know lames are pretty-much standard now in trash, but will you be using anything like 50-or-nothing, go it alone, etc. like Mike and Craig always came up with? Just curious.
by BobGHHS
Thu Jan 08, 2009 12:03 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror at U of M Ann Arbor (1/18/09)
Replies: 24
Views: 4045

Re: Penn Bowl Trash Mirror at U of M Ann Arbor (1/18/09)

Andy,
I already told you we're coming, I'll have a moderator and we get the travel discount.

If Rom has buzzers, we'll probably get a discount for that, otherwise I think that's all.
by BobGHHS
Mon Jan 05, 2009 4:28 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Winter Midwest (formerly MLK) at Michigan (1/17/09)
Replies: 50
Views: 10471

Re: ACF Winter Midwest (formerly MLK) at Michigan (1/17/09)

I'm sure Andy will reply soon, but he told me the other day it was a go and he was expecting interest to seriously pick up after break. I know my team is together and it looks like a few more, so I sure hope so.