Specific question discussion

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Re: Specific question discussion

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Weighted Companion Cube wrote:I don't know about you guys, but I love it when at tournaments like PACE 2012 I'm the only one of around four people capable of buzzing off of the road-construction clue for Detroit, and that lets me beat teams from New Jersey.

Edit: I guess I should clarify that this is a semi-sarcastic post on why state geography for national tournaments (or tournaments with national fields) is plain unfair. Of course a team from Detroit is going to destroy a Detroit tossup or a Michigan tossup starting with some obscure island as a lead in. In regular sets like this, it's ok because most teams playing this aren't affected by it, but for national tournaments, it's simply unfair and is bound to cause frustration.
OM powered the Minnesota geo TU against St. Paul Central ( or maybe some other minn. team) at HSNCT last year, if that means anything.
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