STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)

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STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)

Post by O Fortuna » Fri Jan 16, 2015 1:41 pm

On Sat. Mar. 21, McMaster University will be hosting a mirror of Some Tournament Initiative Maryland is Pursuing with Yale (STIMPY), a regular-difficulty tournament. The global announcement can be found at this thread.

When: 9am arrival / registration, 9:30am tournament start
Where: McMaster University Student Centre (2nd floor atrium in front of room 203)
Packet submission: NOT required for this mirror

Fee structure
Base fee: $100 per team
-$5 per set of working buzzers
-$15 per staffer
-$10 travel discount (>200km one-way, according to Google Maps)
-$25 submitting a pack by the no-penalty deadline

Current Field
Ottawa
Waterloo
Carleton
RIT

To register, send us an email at macquizbowl@gmail.com. Please include the number of buzzer sets / staff members you (at least tentatively) plan to bring - you can let us know later if things change. Hope to see you there!
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Re: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)

Post by minusfive » Mon Feb 16, 2015 1:23 am

Wow, lots of teams. C'mon guys, we can get more teams than this! Also, Leslie, I assume this site is closed to open teams as well?
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Re: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)

Post by Taper or die. Can you do any less? » Mon Feb 16, 2015 11:38 am

minusfive wrote:Wow, lots of teams. C'mon guys, we can get more teams than this! Also, Leslie, I assume this site is closed to open teams as well?
Don't answer that; it's a trap, Leslie! #PhrasingNazi #PetPeeve

And I'm not Leslie, but, yes, I believe open teams are not allowed, unless this has changed since I last spoke to Leslie.
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Re: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)

Post by minusfive » Sun Mar 08, 2015 2:35 pm

So, less than 2 weeks from the tournament, are there any other teams (than Ottawa) planning to play? 'Cause we can't play ourselves.
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Re: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)

Post by Taper or die. Can you do any less? » Sun Mar 08, 2015 3:16 pm

Waterloo would like to register a team. Its composition will be revealed soon.

We'll likely have a second team coming.
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Re: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)

Post by TheRhymeMinister » Mon Mar 09, 2015 11:42 pm

Carleton would also like to register 1 team for this tournament. And we're bringing a set of buzzers too!
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Re: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)

Post by Taper or die. Can you do any less? » Tue Mar 17, 2015 7:29 pm

Just the one team from Waterloo, actually. The team will be Arjun Sondhi, Kira Vimal and myself. We've received permission from the TD and head-editor to play as an "open" team.

We insist on being referred to as "Watashi wa oyogimasu~", or "Watashi" for short.
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Re: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)

Post by p-vs-vp » Tue Mar 17, 2015 9:14 pm

As I will be traveling from Seattle, I believe we are entitled to a travel discount.
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Re: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)

Post by Cody » Tue Mar 17, 2015 9:39 pm

p-vs-vp wrote:As I will be traveling from Seattle, I believe we are entitled to a travel discount.
Not how travel discounts work.
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Re: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)

Post by minusfive » Tue Mar 17, 2015 10:12 pm

odin_envy_me wrote:Just the one team from Waterloo, actually.
If there are only 3 teams for this, can we push the start time back a bit, please?
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Re: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)

Post by Senator_Jay » Tue Mar 17, 2015 10:28 pm

I'm ok with changing the start time, so long as my staff are too (which I'll find out about tomorrow). Also, I don't mind offering a travel discount (although not a particularly large one) for one Waterloo team, so long as we have people coming to play on Saturday!
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Re: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)

Post by p-vs-vp » Tue Mar 17, 2015 10:36 pm

Thanks, Jay! Very understanding of you!
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Re: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)

Post by O Fortuna » Fri Mar 20, 2015 3:01 pm

Please note that the start time for this tournament has been moved forward to 9:30am (teams should still aim to arrive around 9am for registration and setup); we will be gathering in the second floor atrium of the McMaster University Student Centre (MUSC) by room 203.
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Re: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)

Post by cruzeiro » Sat Mar 21, 2015 10:56 pm

Ottawa won this outright after a triple round robin at 9-0.
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Re: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)

Post by minusfive » Sun Mar 22, 2015 10:31 am

I won the neg prize of surprizing kwality with 22 negs over said 9 rounds (6 in the last game, in which I, playing solo, lucked out in by 5 points).

A big thanks to Leslie and Rico for reading, Peter Cordeiro for scorekeeping, and everyone who showed up for making this so damn fun.
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Re: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)

Post by O Fortuna » Sun Mar 22, 2015 10:25 pm

Thank you to everyone who came out for our little tournament, and especial thanks to Rico and Peter for their help staffing.
The stats are up at the tournament listing here.
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Re: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)

Post by TheRhymeMinister » Mon Mar 23, 2015 2:54 pm

Big thanks to Leslie, Peter, Rico, Jay, and everyone who played, for coming out and making it an excellent day. Despite the hiccups it was an enjoyable time and a fun experience playing in tournament with only 4 teams.
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Re: STIMPY @ McMaster (Mar. 21)

Post by Taper or die. Can you do any less? » Tue Mar 24, 2015 12:46 pm

Fun day all around, even if the Japanese knowledge that was tested was decidedly un-anime. Thanks to Leslie, Rico and Peter for running a smooth tournament (once the packets were received). Waterloo had a great time. Watashi wa oyogimasu~!
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