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by mujason
Tue Apr 03, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2017-18 CONFERENCE TOURNAMENTS
Replies: 12
Views: 2079

Re: 2017-18 CONFERENCE TOURNAMENTS

Apparently Lincoln won the Kaysinger Conference.

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by mujason
Sun Oct 16, 2011 8:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Middle Schools are being banned by MSHSAA from Nationals
Replies: 12
Views: 3015

Re: Middle Schools are being banned by MSHSAA from Nationals

Is Occupy Keene Street a viable option to protest MSHSAA's draconian and archaic restrictions?
by mujason
Tue Feb 15, 2011 10:17 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: things that suck...
Replies: 620
Views: 126580

Re: things that suck...

Of course, Mizzou coach Gary Pinkel played tight end at Kent State.
by mujason
Mon Nov 22, 2010 10:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mizzou Quizbowl History?
Replies: 3
Views: 1099

Re: Mizzou Quizbowl History?

Off the top of my head, the Mizzou hs tourneys of the late 90s were run by Scott Brinker; last I heard, he was in the St. Louis area. Katrina Ohlemacher ran the tournaments between Brinker and myself. I recall the 2002 tourney (which had 20 teams) had Kyle Hill's Liberty team beat Chris Ottolino's P...
by mujason
Fri Jun 04, 2010 8:53 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: things that suck...
Replies: 620
Views: 126580

Re: things that suck...

You sound like me during the Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions a few years ago. At least the Bee will probably be on ABC.com or ESPN.com so you can watch later, assuming your internet is fast enough.
by mujason
Mon May 31, 2010 8:35 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Things that don't suck
Replies: 616
Views: 189220

Re: Things that don't suck

It's about time the farmers that work so hard to feed America get a tribute; as for touching a combine, I can walk 100 feet and do that.
by mujason
Wed Apr 21, 2010 8:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rebounding bonuses
Replies: 22
Views: 1828

Re: Rebounding bonuses

Other reasons to oppose rebounding bonuses are that the second team will have more time to think about the answer and gets another piece of information when the first team gives a reasonable but incorrect answer. The extra time especially comes into play in mathcomp bonuses; some teams immediately p...
by mujason
Tue Mar 30, 2010 9:17 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Random posts about food
Replies: 177
Views: 51300

Re: Random posts about food

Hey Jeff,

If you change the 31 to an 8, you have the Numbers from Lost.
by mujason
Fri Sep 25, 2009 6:42 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Things that don't suck
Replies: 616
Views: 189220

Things that don't suck

What type of tv did you get?
by mujason
Sun Sep 20, 2009 1:54 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Kayne West: Now featured on the MACMB
Replies: 9
Views: 4051

Kayne West: Now featured on the MACMB

Kanye was wrong and I hate him a lot. Taylor Swift is the most gifted singer/songwriter around today and her video actually told a story instead of just ripping off Bob Fosse.
by mujason
Thu Jul 23, 2009 10:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: College destinations
Replies: 70
Views: 4864

College destinations

Hey, I read in the local paper that Samantha Bradford is headed to Mizzou. She was the number two scorer on the Smithton team that lost the district title by five points to St. Paul Lutheran who in turn lost the state title to Richland by five points (although on QG, who knows what that truly means).
by mujason
Wed Apr 08, 2009 8:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Return of the Chat Room! (Now on IRC!)
Replies: 83
Views: 11093

Return of the Chat Room! (Now on IRC!)

Can anything be done about the lag in the room or is that just a byproduct of my being on dial-up?
by mujason
Sun Mar 29, 2009 4:54 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Knob Noster Invitational
Replies: 6
Views: 844

Knob Noster Invitational

I finally got the results: JUNIOR VARSITY RESULTS Round 1 Lee’s Summit West 175, Cole Camp 235 Boonville 135, St. Pius X 125 Oak Park 150, Knob Noster B 130 Helias 200, Lee’s Summit North B 205 Smithton 85, Barstow 295 Lee’s Summit North A 400, Windsor 40 Marshall 165, Knob Noster A 140 St. Pius X 2...
by mujason
Tue Mar 10, 2009 4:02 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Knob Noster Invitational
Replies: 6
Views: 844

Knob Noster Invitational

Anybody have results for this? I e-mailed the Knob Noster coach a couple of weeks ago but never received a reply.
by mujason
Thu Nov 27, 2008 2:02 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Announcement: Missouri Open (06/06/2009)
Replies: 10
Views: 997

Announcement: Missouri Open (06/06/2009)

As I said in the other Missouri Open thread, I'm coming if I can find a way to get there; I'm already writing my packet.
by mujason
Mon Nov 24, 2008 2:00 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Boys State divergence
Replies: 18
Views: 1719

Boys State divergence

I went in 2000, was in Duggan City, and was elected Chief Justice.
by mujason
Fri Nov 21, 2008 4:00 pm
Forum: College Quizbowl
Topic: Announcement: Missouri Open (06/06/2009)
Replies: 1
Views: 1054

Announcement: Missouri Open (06/06/2009)

I am definitely interested in playing, especially if I can hitch a ride from someone coming from the southwest (I'm just north of Lincoln less than a mile off Highway 65 about 90 miles southwest of Columbia). Whether I play or not, I plan to submit a packet before the first deadline of January 31.
by mujason
Thu Oct 30, 2008 7:28 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Missouri Fall Academic Tournament (11/1/08)
Replies: 20
Views: 3507

Missouri Fall Academic Tournament (11/1/08)

For those of you with old maps, Strickland Hall used to be known as GCB. I won't be there, but best of luck to all teams. It's nice to see Charlie, Alex, and the rest of the new Mizzou gang getting off to a good start.
-Jason Mueller, former Mizzou captain
by mujason
Wed Sep 03, 2008 7:34 pm
Forum: College Quizbowl
Topic: TRASH Anyone?
Replies: 6
Views: 1179

TRASH Anyone?

Where are TRASH Regionals this year? I may be available if I can find a way to get there.
by mujason
Fri Jul 18, 2008 6:59 am
Forum: College Quizbowl
Topic: Does K-State have a team?
Replies: 7
Views: 1364

Does K-State have a team?

Is Fideleon Damian still at K-State?
by mujason
Tue Jul 01, 2008 6:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Player movement
Replies: 79
Views: 4161

Player movement

If you're going to call me a choke artist, at least dis me on the right tournaments; CBI Regionals 2004 (losing twice to Truman State despite beating them twice earlier in the tournament) and 2005 (losing to Pittsburg State despite beating them in the round robin). The 2000 "choke" was a product of ...
by mujason
Sun Jun 29, 2008 7:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Player movement
Replies: 79
Views: 4161

Player movement

I'd be surprised if Terin plays even one intercollegiate tournament. After all, I don't think Danny Wise, Greg Martin, Melissa McCush, Kim Kerr, Darren Wood, Tom Crowley, and David Hoffelmeyer have played in any intercollegiate tournaments. Besides, judging from the last two years at state, Terin ma...
by mujason
Thu May 22, 2008 1:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mizzou tournaments
Replies: 16
Views: 1359

Mizzou tournaments

As for room reservation fees, that was only for the Memorial Union for events where a fee is charged (such as that NAQT Sectional). (None of the other buildings were available that day due to a fire safety training school.) The MU club's preferred tournament buildings (Middlebush, A and S, Stricklan...
by mujason
Thu May 15, 2008 3:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mizzou tournaments
Replies: 16
Views: 1359

Mizzou tournaments

It would be great for the Mizzou tourney to be resurrected; it used to be held in early November and had a great turnout of elite teams. I remember 2001 had a good turnout (I don't remember the exact number), 2002 (when I wrote an excessively difficult tourney) had 20 teams, 2003 (the year I was cou...
by mujason
Sun May 04, 2008 11:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My withdrawal from the Missouri market
Replies: 48
Views: 2398

My withdrawal from the Missouri market

I've learned a lot about writing since my overly difficult Mizzou hs tourney in Fall 2002; besides, that tourney did produce the same result as that season's Class 4 title match, Liberty over Parkway Central.
by mujason
Sun May 04, 2008 10:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My withdrawal from the Missouri market
Replies: 48
Views: 2398

My withdrawal from the Missouri market

I'm tempted to bid as well.
by mujason
Thu Apr 17, 2008 12:57 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2008 District Results
Replies: 180
Views: 28297

2008 District Results

Well, Kyle put up his predictions, so I'll put up mine. Class 1: East: Bradleyville 360 Weaubleau 130 Glasgow 350 St. Elizabeth 210 Pilot Grove 380 Brashear 180 North Shelby 280 Norwood 180 Glasgow 325 Bradleyville 285 St. Elizabeth 240 Brashear 220 Pilot Grove 350 Norwood 170 North Shelby 280 Weaub...
by mujason
Thu Apr 17, 2008 11:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: State Predictions
Replies: 40
Views: 2679

State Predictions

Here are my predictions for State: CLASS 1 FIRST ROUND Thomas Jefferson 315 Bradleyville 285 Pilot Grove 375 St. Elizabeth 200 Lutheran (Kansas City) 280 North Shelby 220 St. Joseph Christian 350 Stanberry 240 SECOND ROUND Pilot Grove 325 Bradleyville 275 Thomas Jefferson 365 St. Elizabeth 210 St. J...
by mujason
Wed Apr 16, 2008 7:20 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2008 District Results
Replies: 180
Views: 28297

2008 District Results

As stated before, the main logistical roadblocks for an extra sectional round would be fuel costs (for the teams) and packet and worker costs (for MSHSAA). I'll be posting my predicted results for my hypothetical sectionals soon. Jeff is correct as to how my sectionals would work; each district cham...
by mujason
Tue Apr 15, 2008 12:48 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2008 District Results
Replies: 180
Views: 28297

2008 District Results

I made up a schedule for my hypothetical sectional tournament; also, I made a typo in my previous post, as St. Louis would host the eastern sectional and KC would host the western sectional. (Thanks for catching that, Steph.) I haven't gotten around to predicting who would advance from each sectiona...
by mujason
Tue Apr 15, 2008 8:25 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2008 District Results
Replies: 180
Views: 28297

2008 District Results

Districts are based on geography, not spacing out the teams of greater ability. Thus, Rock Bridge and Hickman are in the same district (as they're both in Columbia) and Helias (Jefferson City) is usually in that same district. Of course, Richland and Fordland are far enough apart that they could eas...
by mujason
Wed Apr 09, 2008 1:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2008 District Predictions?
Replies: 39
Views: 2513

2008 District Predictions?

My predictions: Class 1 D1: Bradleyville over Saxony Lutheran D2: Lockwood over TJ (as Coach Kinast retired, Nate Kinast graduated, and Lockwood had three All-District underclassmen last year) D3: Weaubleau over St. Elizabeth D4: Pilot Grove over Glasgow (As long as PG isn't distracted by the studen...
by mujason
Fri Apr 04, 2008 11:18 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Tri-County Conference Results
Replies: 0
Views: 716

Tri-County Conference Results

Round 1 Warsaw 270 Blair Oaks 185 Osage 220 Eldon 220 (Osage wins in overtime) California 245 Versailles 240 Round 2 Osage 360 B.O. 80 Warsaw 335 Calif. 225 Vers. 250 Eldon 245 Round 3 Vers. 225 B.O. 100 Warsaw 240 Osage 165 Calif. 150 Eldon 120 Semifinals Warsaw 250 Calif. 220 Osage 285 Vers. 215 F...
by mujason
Wed Mar 26, 2008 3:38 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Kaysinger Conference Results
Replies: 8
Views: 793

Kaysinger Conference Results

I know it was MSHSAA format, but I don't know who provided the questions. I'll ask around.
by mujason
Wed Mar 26, 2008 8:01 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Kaysinger Conference Results
Replies: 8
Views: 793

Kaysinger Conference Results

Here are the results from the Kaysinger Conference tournament: 1. Smithton 4-0, 715 points 2. Cole Camp 3-1, 700 3. La Monte 2-2, 620 4. Lincoln 1-3, 470 5. Stover 0-4, 220 Smithton 220, Lincoln 150 Smithton 110, Stover 55 Smithton 200, Cole Camp 190 Smithton 185, La Monte 165 Cole Camp 220, La Mont...
by mujason
Mon Feb 25, 2008 2:30 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Truman State Spring Tournament -- March 1, 2008
Replies: 68
Views: 5767

Truman State Spring Tournament -- March 1, 2008

Hey, I'm actually trying to say something nice about one of my high school teammates!
by mujason
Mon Feb 25, 2008 2:09 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Truman State Spring Tournament -- March 1, 2008
Replies: 68
Views: 5767

Truman State Spring Tournament -- March 1, 2008

Actually, Kent, you probably met my old high school quiz bowl teammate Casey, who sat at the same table as me at prom. She once got three tossups in a quarter in one of our district matches together. She was at CBI Regionals as part of the Central Missouri team and had a higher scoring average than ...
by mujason
Sun Feb 24, 2008 2:56 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Truman State Spring Tournament -- March 1, 2008
Replies: 68
Views: 5767

Truman State Spring Tournament -- March 1, 2008

For the record, I left prom early both years so I could get enough sleep for GPML State the next day. Also, I skipped my school's senior trip to attend GPML Regionals. (For the record, I did have a date for senior prom, but she wanted to leave early as well because she had a different math contest t...
by mujason
Fri Feb 15, 2008 2:50 pm
Forum: College Quizbowl
Topic: CBI anyone?
Replies: 13
Views: 1152

CBI anyone?

I graduated in December so I'm not playing. According to the rosters on the website, Mizzou's team includes Josh Chittum, John Behrer (he's the captain but I don't know who he is), Laura Herring (I don't know her), and Corey Schneider (I think he was an all-stater for Ray-Pec a few years ago). Wash ...
by mujason
Fri Oct 19, 2007 10:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: National Qualifiers for the 2007-2008 season
Replies: 7
Views: 576

National Qualifiers for the 2007-2008 season

For the record, the Mizzou team died in the 2005-2006 schoolyear, which I took off between undergrad and grad school. Mizzou still does CBI (which is done through a different channel than the actual team was). I'm too busy to restart it, and I should be graduating in December with my MA in Economics...
by mujason
Sun Oct 14, 2007 11:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tournament results for Missouri teams
Replies: 36
Views: 2655

Tournament results for Missouri teams

I say pin it.
by mujason
Thu Oct 04, 2007 12:02 pm
Forum: College Quizbowl
Topic: College tournaments '07-'08
Replies: 25
Views: 1808

College tournaments '07-'08

What's so funny about that?
by mujason
Thu Oct 04, 2007 11:00 am
Forum: College Quizbowl
Topic: College tournaments '07-'08
Replies: 25
Views: 1808

College tournaments '07-'08

I'll play, as long as I have teammates and a ride, and not too much schoolwork.
by mujason
Fri Aug 31, 2007 10:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What conferences play quizbowl?
Replies: 26
Views: 1167

What conferences play quizbowl?

Hey, Charlie, Mr. Mongler is not crap! He is awesome! Of course, he's one of my former Mizzou teammates.
by mujason
Thu Aug 30, 2007 12:06 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Smithville Tournament
Replies: 36
Views: 4470

Smithville Tournament

I'm not even sure if I'm playing, although I would like to if there is a regional close to Mizzou and I can get a teammate with a car (I'd chip in on gas). Gee, Charlie, you seem to be quite adversarial to me, even though you've never met me in person. Besides, would you rather play with me or again...
by mujason
Thu Aug 30, 2007 11:01 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Smithville Tournament
Replies: 36
Views: 4470

Smithville Tournament

Hey, Charlie, as long as you're boycotting Smithville, are you going to TRASH Regionals instead, or do you hate pop culture too much?
by mujason
Thu Aug 23, 2007 11:09 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: lalalalala
Replies: 1030
Views: 86164

lalalalala

Marie, let me know if you run to Billie Piper (singer/actress).
by mujason
Tue May 08, 2007 5:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2007 State Questions
Replies: 77
Views: 3270

2007 State Questions

Hey, I've learned a lot from them and I've improved a lot as a writer. I can produce questions at an appropriate level of difficulty.
by mujason
Tue May 08, 2007 2:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coach retirements
Replies: 16
Views: 919

Coach retirements

Luce is retiring? Bummer for him on going out on a sour note. Are they getting a good replacement (i.e. luring Mr. Logan back to Savannah or getting Miss McCush)?
by mujason
Tue May 08, 2007 2:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2007 State Questions
Replies: 77
Views: 3270

2007 State Questions

I'm halfway tempted to try for the state writing contract myself; is there an actual ban on in-state writers? I might even put in a bid to do the questions for free.