Cancellation of ABD (from ACF Winter Midwest thread)

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Cancellation of ABD (from ACF Winter Midwest thread)

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(copied from ACF Winter Midwest thread):

Hi all -

I have just received word that the Ann B. Davis pop culture tournament (which is usually held the day following MLK/ACF Winter) has been cancelled for this and all foreseeable years.

We would still like to hold a trash tournament the following day as per tradition, so I would like to open this thread up to suggestions for such an event. I'm not sure if a house-edited tournament would be viable (especially at this late date), but I'm open to the idea, and I'm also open to running a side-event that is not necessarily pop-culture based.
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Re: Cancellation of ABD (from ACF Winter Midwest thread)

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One possible suggestion would be doing pop culture-related but smaller-scale events, along the lines of the recent RMPFest and Impossible Speedcheck, which just required toss-ups. If you end up doing something like this, I would be delighted to write toss-ups.
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Re: Cancellation of ABD (from ACF Winter Midwest thread)

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I have some videogame questions written for some to be determined tournament in the future. I'd write some sort of videogame tournament or something, but I don't know if there's interest in having more than one of those a year.
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Maryland is looking for a trash tournament to pair with TIT this year, and could contribute some writers toward a collective effort if someone is willing to chief edit.
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DumbJaques wrote:Maryland is looking for a trash tournament to pair with TIT this year, and could contribute some writers toward a collective effort if someone is willing to chief edit.
I could contribute a packet or two to this.

Are you guys going to have time to edit both tournaments, though? Last time we did TIT and a trash tournament things got really frantic at the end.
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Bentley Like Beckham wrote:I have some videogame questions written for some to be determined tournament in the future. I'd write some sort of videogame tournament or something, but I don't know if there's interest in having more than one of those a year.
Yes. There is.
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I would bring a team to this if this is a normal (not-themed) trash tournament.
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I would definitely be interested in this, video game themed or otherwise. I could definitely write a handful of questions if necessary as well.
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DumbJaques wrote:Maryland is looking for a trash tournament to pair with TIT this year, and could contribute some writers toward a collective effort if someone is willing to chief edit.
It's very likely JSR won't have the resources to run both ACF Winter and a trash tournament, so there's a good chance this hypothetical tournament would be available for someone else in the mid-Atlantic to host.
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Re: Cancellation of ABD (from ACF Winter Midwest thread)

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A few things:

*Penn has already announced a trash tournament for pairing with Penn Bowl on 1/25, (viewtopic.php?f=19&t=6777) so that should cover everyone's Mid-Atlantic January trash needs.

*The Sunday immediately following Terrapin is the day of the Super Bowl, so I highly doubt any sort of tournament hosted on that day will be successful.

*My suggestion is that Michigan or anyone else looking to host a trash event on 1/18 get in touch with Penn about the possibility of collaborating on/mirroring their thing.
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So Michigan and Penn can you guys make this happen? UW would be more interested in hosting one of these two (academic) tournaments if there was an accompanying trash tournament.
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