Posted: Mon Oct 13, 2008 9:31 pm
For those who missed it.
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A show that teaches you that the weight of the moon is nothing or else it would have fallen on the Earth is full of academic value.rienzi0711 wrote:Anyway, any representation of quizbowl on a TV show isn't ever going to be accurate. That episode of Boy Meets World comes to mind.
Eh? I thought this was still the stereotype.David Riley wrote:Also, you "younguns" may not be aware that in the not too distant past, homeschooling was virtually the domain of religious fundamentalists, and the occasional Mensa-types who didn't want their children public schooled for opposite reasons.
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Haha, I was really referring to the format of the game itself, at least before Cory et al took over.AndyShootsAndyScores wrote: A show that teaches you that the weight of the moon is nothing or else it would have fallen on the Earth is full of academic value.
Surely this rule would be waived in special cases so that last season's Bible Bowl champions could get a free pass to the final four.mcn46 wrote:Silly Mrs. Jasper…forgot that "appeals regarding answers to questions may only be lodged immediately following the quarter in which the question was read".
We love questions starting with "why":Anti-Climacus wrote:Not to mention that some of the questions were debatable, paticuarly the WWI one and the war on US soil one. Both answers given on those would have been negs, but there are several plausible correct answers to both.
and she would have been rudely told that she had lost her privileges to protest at the right time.mcn46 wrote:Silly Mrs. Jasper…forgot that "appeals regarding answers to questions may only be lodged immediately following the quarter in which the question was read".
Actually, after playing the Greater Sioux Falls Home School Association for a couple years, that assessment is pretty close.uga_chris wrote:I watched it when it was on and thought it did nothing more than prove that, minus Sarah Palin, SNL is dead. Implying that all home schoolers are Bible nuts and public schoolers idiots is pretty much the opposite of what actual quizbowl's proven. Brilliant job.
"The rest of this quiz bowl is under protest!"al3xWal3x wrote:btw, has anyone seen the wizards of waverly place "quiz bowl" episode?
the girl uses MAGIC and any qb-er coulda beaten her xD