Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)

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Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)

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Hello all!

Stony Brook Open Trash (STROT) will be on Sunday, August 15, 2021. It will start at 12pm ET and most likely run until 6pm at the latest. It will take place over Discord.

The distribution has slightly changed since our last announcement. Here is the current distribution:
- Movies: 4/4
- Television: 4/4
- Music: 4/4
- Video Games: 1.5/1
- Sports: 1/1
- Internet: 1/1
- Trash Literature: 1/1
- Theatre: 1/1
- Miscellaneous: 2.5/3

(distribution for miscellaneous might get bumped down and other categories bumped up from now until the tournament, but there will be nothing too drastic)

This tournament is open to anyone regardless of age. Maximum 4 players per team. Registration will open closer to the tournament date. Free agents are allowed to sign up and will be assigned to a team with other free agents.
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Re: Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)

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Will there be a spreadsheet for team formation/interest? Thanks!
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Re: Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)

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Here's a team formation/free agent interest sheet. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... sp=sharing

Putting your name on this document does NOT mean you are registered for the tournament, registration will open closer to the tournament date.
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Re: Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)

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Updated distribution:

Movies: 4/4
Music: 4/4
TV: 4/4
Video Games: 1.5/1.5
Sports: 1/1
Internet: 1/1
Trash Literature: 1/1
Theatre: 1.5/1.5
Miscellaneous: 2/2
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Re: Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)

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If you don't mind sharing, when was the writing on this packet begun, and what was/will be the (rough) date of the final question written? (So as to gauge when to place the range of "current" topics to focus on)
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Re: Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)

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What's the field cap?
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Woody wrote: Thu Jul 22, 2021 1:10 pm If you don't mind sharing, when was the writing on this packet begun, and what was/will be the (rough) date of the final question written? (So as to gauge when to place the range of "current" topics to focus on)
I think we started writing in October or November of last year and the end date would probably be like this week.
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Re: Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)

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Registration is open! Each individual player must register. https://forms.gle/ADjThLsxVyKVT4LJ7

Fee is $15 per player. Venmo payment to @benpilosov with "STROT fee" in the description.
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Re: Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)

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Do you also accept Paypal?
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Cheynem wrote: Sat Jul 24, 2021 4:29 pm Do you also accept Paypal?
The Paypal is @pilosovb
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Re: Stony Brook Open Trash (August 15, 2021)

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Will this tournament be using buzzin.live, or an equivalent service?

If you haven't decided one way or the other regarding that yet, I would humbly request that buzzin.live or an equivalent be used; my team much prefers that to chat-buzzing in Discord, and I would assume my team is not the only one that feels that way :)
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I concur: buzzin.live is a godsend and is an excellent substitute for a real buzzer system.
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Woody wrote: Thu Jul 29, 2021 10:07 pm Will this tournament be using buzzin.live, or an equivalent service?

If you haven't decided one way or the other regarding that yet, I would humbly request that buzzin.live or an equivalent be used; my team much prefers that to chat-buzzing in Discord, and I would assume my team is not the only one that feels that way :)
We were planning on using the chat buzzing in Discord, but we are happy to utilize to Buzzin.live as an alternative.
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I would prefer Buzzin.
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