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by redliberte
Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2019 MSHSAA Sectionals/State
Replies: 9
Views: 1513

Re: 2019 MSHSAA Sectionals/State

Appleton City v. Well-Nap (2xx-1xx, 260-60)
by redliberte
Mon Mar 05, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Kewpie Academic Tournament V at Hickman - Feb. 24, 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 1274

Re: Kewpie Academic Tournament V at Hickman - Feb. 24, 2018

We had 20 teams attend KAT V; Congratulations to Helias A who won with a perfect 7-0 record. Stats here: http://www.hsquizbowl.org/db/tournaments/5016/
by redliberte
Sat May 07, 2016 7:02 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2016 MSHSAA Sectionals/State
Replies: 22
Views: 2785

Re: 2016 MSHSAA Sectionals/State

I was in that room. I was the timer. I did not agree with the resolution of that protest. I got steamrolled by the moderator. I probably should have stopped and shouted my case, but I did not.
by redliberte
Fri Aug 21, 2015 6:49 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: things that suck...
Replies: 622
Views: 130273

Re: things that suck...

socalcaptain wrote:Mizzou administration, for egregious mistreatment of vital graduate student employees!
Yup.
by redliberte
Mon Nov 16, 2009 11:02 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: World Quest
Replies: 15
Views: 5033

World Quest

They do the Kansas City area competition at William Jewell. It's sponsored by the International Relations Council in Kansas City. The chair of our Poli Sci department is involved with it somehow.
ashkenaziCD wrote:This is not about quizbowl.
by redliberte
Wed Oct 28, 2009 3:26 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: things that suck...
Replies: 622
Views: 130273

things that suck...

Paul, may I suggest Listerene? It will hurt like the dickens while you are using it, but it will make it numb.
by redliberte
Sun Oct 04, 2009 3:08 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Things that don't suck
Replies: 616
Views: 192459

Things that don't suck

Pub quiz tomorrow night.... IN ENGLAND.
by redliberte
Sat Aug 22, 2009 3:43 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Two Saints/Debate date conflict discussion
Replies: 11
Views: 979

Two Saints/Debate date conflict discussion

And Dakota, no, I have never heard of getting NFL points by doing QB. That would be insanely awesome though. I know that people on our speech and debate team who were in the broadcasting class were somehow able to get NFL points for their work in that class. So getting them for QB is probably possi...
by redliberte
Wed Jul 15, 2009 7:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MSHSAA bidding discussion
Replies: 77
Views: 5935

MSHSAA bidding discussion

Yeah, god love our wonderful state congressmen. They're all slimey.
by redliberte
Wed Jul 08, 2009 7:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: middle school quiz bowl help
Replies: 21
Views: 1712

middle school quiz bowl help

Thanks for the clarification about Lincoln Prep, I figured you would know better than me any how, Dakota. I didn't think that KCMO had magnet schools (though my dad tried to convince me otherwise, but that's probably because they must have had them when he was in high school there) but that was the ...
by redliberte
Tue Jul 07, 2009 8:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: middle school quiz bowl help
Replies: 21
Views: 1712

middle school quiz bowl help

Yeah, KMO is pretty dumb but it is something that a lot of schools-- gifted programs mostly, I think-- do in this area. We did it all the way back in the elementary gifted program, all the way through to doing it in HS qb. Obviously, it's not really a desirable alternative to quizbowl, but if you ha...
by redliberte
Sat Jul 04, 2009 3:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: middle school quiz bowl help
Replies: 21
Views: 1712

middle school quiz bowl help

I know Savannah had some kind of quizbowl at the middle school level at one time, but that would probably be a huge stretch for an inner city KC school to fund a trip up there to see.
by redliberte
Fri May 29, 2009 10:13 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2009 MSHSAA State Tournament Discussion
Replies: 113
Views: 9263

2009 MSHSAA State Tournament Discussion

I think we can all agree that Colten was being a little facetious.

Some people can be so touchy.
by redliberte
Sun May 10, 2009 10:05 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: things that suck...
Replies: 622
Views: 130273

things that suck...

Yes, the first page is one I found during my research. That sounds pretty much like what has happened. The problem is finding someone to actually do the repair... I've got one friend who thinks he can do it, but it won't be until the summer. At that point, it'll just be sheer frustration over the si...
by redliberte
Fri May 08, 2009 4:35 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: things that suck...
Replies: 622
Views: 130273

things that suck...

Ok, so: My computer has been having some problems for the past week reconizing when it is plugged in to AC power. It usually takes me a few rounds of unplugging and replugging everything before I can get the computer to realize that the power cord is plugged in and its not just operating on battery....
by redliberte
Fri Apr 24, 2009 2:48 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2009 MSHSAA Sectionals Discussion
Replies: 56
Views: 4171

2009 MSHSAA Sectionals Discussion

Stephanie, that's not quite how the question was written. There was enough space for someone to simply buzz off of 1975 (which it appears people did). Gotcha. Reading the stuff above, I realize that was the case. I think it would be a good giveaway clue for a pyramidal question, perhaps if it were ...
by redliberte
Fri Apr 24, 2009 2:31 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2009 MSHSAA Sectionals Discussion
Replies: 56
Views: 4171

2009 MSHSAA Sectionals Discussion

The last one ruined it for me though. "What 1975 movie staring Jack Nicholson..." The second they said Nicholson I knew exactly what it was. This is the same question as the one that's being discussed about the book turned into a 1975 movie, right? I think with the addition of the Nicholson clue th...
by redliberte
Wed Apr 15, 2009 9:15 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: things that suck...
Replies: 622
Views: 130273

things that suck...

3 papers, 7 days. And I'll be in and out all weekend doing things that I had committed to ages ago. FML.
by redliberte
Thu Apr 09, 2009 1:30 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Things that don't suck
Replies: 616
Views: 192459

Things that don't suck

Ok, so after listening to that I felt the need to search youtube for more Mario Paint Composer videos... and dude, there's some pretty awesome stuff, like Take On Me and Don't Stop Believin'. Heh.
by redliberte
Mon Apr 06, 2009 9:48 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2009 MACA Junior Varsity State
Replies: 104
Views: 5239

2009 MACA Junior Varsity State

CherryCokeStain wrote:
FishyFreshman wrote:
ashkenaziCD wrote:What?
My bad. I missed the last page of posts and was trying to be funny. FAIL.


<div class="editby">Edited by <a href='http://s4.zetaboards.com/Academic_Compe ... liberte</a>, Apr 6 2009, 10:49:29 PM.</div>
by redliberte
Fri Apr 03, 2009 6:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More math computation stuff
Replies: 37
Views: 3942

More math computation stuff

Wait . . . I think I get it. This argument against math is made because the assumption is made that those who do math quickly do not know more than you. That's what it is, isn't it? You only look at that particular problem and say, "I could solve it. It just takes me more time." Those able to solve...
by redliberte
Wed Apr 01, 2009 10:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: College destinations
Replies: 70
Views: 5248

College destinations

I've heard that as well. As I understand, the program is set up so we get to cook for ourselves a lot, so I figure I should be alright... I mean, at least the English have ramen.
by redliberte
Sun Mar 29, 2009 10:35 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2009 Nationals bids thread
Replies: 58
Views: 3942

2009 Nationals bids thread

Agreed. They were all faster than your standard Missouri game, but I didn't find it that difficult to get used to-- it took the first two games, but by the third or so I was alright.
by redliberte
Fri Mar 27, 2009 9:05 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: moquizbowl.com NCAA tournament pool
Replies: 16
Views: 4005

moquizbowl.com NCAA tournament pool

I'm sad, but I'm not really surprised.
by redliberte
Tue Mar 24, 2009 9:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: College destinations
Replies: 70
Views: 5248

College destinations

I'll be doing a Junior Year Abroad at Homerton College, Cambridge. I'm pumped.
by redliberte
Tue Mar 24, 2009 8:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: College destinations
Replies: 70
Views: 5248

College destinations

This. It's rather dubious, but it's one of the few regrets I have about choosing Cambridge over Oxford.
by redliberte
Tue Mar 24, 2009 7:24 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Lexington Minuteman Tournament
Replies: 62
Views: 6402

Lexington Minuteman Tournament

FishyFreshman wrote:...you wouldn't be able to concentrate like a lot of us.
Concentration has never been one of my strengths, bad questions or not, lol.
by redliberte
Sun Mar 22, 2009 5:37 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: moquizbowl.com NCAA tournament pool
Replies: 16
Views: 4005

moquizbowl.com NCAA tournament pool

FishyFreshman wrote:Go Mizzou.
Oh my god. What an incredible game... I just hope they don't play like they did in the beginning of the second half against Memphis.
by redliberte
Thu Mar 12, 2009 9:08 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Savannah Varsity
Replies: 19
Views: 1647

Savannah Varsity

You'll probably be fine. I had a bad blood drive experience and I was fine the next day (aside from the gigantic purple bruise on the inside of my elbow, but that was what remained of the bad experience).
by redliberte
Thu Mar 12, 2009 9:05 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Kansas vs. Baylor
Replies: 12
Views: 2513

Kansas vs. Baylor

As the representative Kansas fan on this board (who is apparently stupid and bored enough to speak out about it), :(.
by redliberte
Tue Mar 10, 2009 8:14 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Suburban Conference Championships
Replies: 28
Views: 1748

Suburban Conference Championships

I'm not exactly sure how kosher this is, but Tarvin used some influence on the powers that be in deciding what day Conference was to be played to fit the fact that I leave for a two-and-a-half week exchange to France on Thursday morning. Dude, I flew back early from CHINA by MYSELF to play district...
by redliberte
Sun Mar 08, 2009 10:11 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Missouri S&T Spring Tournament - 3/7/09
Replies: 114
Views: 8558

Missouri S&T Spring Tournament - 3/7/09

Charbroil wrote:Also, I would agree that this might have been our best tournament. Then again, I'm slightly biased. :)
Rolla Spring my senior year was my favorite tournament I went to during my time playing, and I think my best tournament during my time :).
by redliberte
Sun Mar 08, 2009 7:52 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Missouri S&T Spring Tournament - 3/7/09
Replies: 114
Views: 8558

Missouri S&T Spring Tournament - 3/7/09

Can we not ruin this discussion about what seems to be pretty much recognized as "the best tournament of the year" by bringing up this tired old debate about math calculation? kthxbai.
by redliberte
Fri Mar 06, 2009 6:45 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: lalalalala
Replies: 1030
Views: 88738

lalalalala

I'm confused, doesn't the second paragraph contradict the first?
by redliberte
Wed Mar 04, 2009 8:34 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Things that don't suck
Replies: 616
Views: 192459

Things that don't suck

socalcaptain wrote:Eating dinner with Bo Burnham.
Dude, that is pretty awesome. I can also vouch for the rap stylings of Charles Dees as being awesome.
by redliberte
Tue Mar 03, 2009 6:02 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Maple Woods 2009
Replies: 35
Views: 2387

Maple Woods 2009

FishyFreshman wrote:Budget issues apparently created a shortage of pens, so I could not find any for you Charles.
Jewell had a "Health Careers Information" day and KCUMB was giving out the same kind of sweet pens that Maple Woods has. Ha ha!
by redliberte
Mon Mar 02, 2009 9:48 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Maple Woods 2009
Replies: 35
Views: 2387

Maple Woods 2009

Yay, a barbecue distribution!!
by redliberte
Mon Mar 02, 2009 7:49 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Maple Woods 2009
Replies: 35
Views: 2387

Maple Woods 2009

FishyFreshman wrote:The distribution was the strangest thing I have heard. I wonder if they had a meteorologist write all the science.
Anything's possible. The people who run this event at Maple Woods always struck me as exceedingly strange.
by redliberte
Mon Mar 02, 2009 7:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Practice Question
Replies: 6
Views: 733

Practice Question

FishyFreshman wrote:Yeah I know our coach has mentioned this before.
But we definitely played against alums occasionally in practices (like at the ends of semesters when they would be home for break).... meh, MSHSAA.
by redliberte
Mon Mar 02, 2009 1:13 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Maple Woods 2009
Replies: 35
Views: 2387

Maple Woods 2009

Eff yes those are great pens.
by redliberte
Sun Mar 01, 2009 11:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fantasy Quiz Bowl
Replies: 104
Views: 4764

Fantasy Quiz Bowl

Uh...not that I don't have a high opinion of St. Louis players, but I have to admit that I'm skeptical about whether we as a whole are as tough as your dream team. But sure, why not--fantasy confrontation between: Team St. Louis: Charles Hang, Julia Price, Kevin Sheng, and Abdullah Shoaib Vs. Team ...
by redliberte
Fri Feb 27, 2009 4:04 pm
Forum: College Quizbowl
Topic: ACF Regionals - Chicago
Replies: 1
Views: 990

ACF Regionals - Chicago

Cute.
by redliberte
Thu Feb 26, 2009 2:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Epic Fail thread
Replies: 35
Views: 2422

Epic Fail thread

Ah well, "loud and obnoxious" were adjectives that could almost always describe us (Liberty) my senior year. Really, it was when we weren't being loud and obnoxious that we had problems.
by redliberte
Tue Feb 24, 2009 4:28 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: things that suck...
Replies: 622
Views: 130273

things that suck...

Spending $4 to copy a 150 page reading in the library. I should have taken more advantage of the copier at work when I still had access to it.
by redliberte
Wed Feb 18, 2009 10:09 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2009 Nationals bids thread
Replies: 58
Views: 3942

2009 Nationals bids thread

Just thought you all might like to know that our coach put in the paperwork to go to NAQT nationals in Chicago today, so Truman is going to be there. We found some funding for part of the trip but it sounds as if we are going to pay some of the trip out of our pockets. Woo-hoo! You'll have a great ...
by redliberte
Sat Feb 14, 2009 6:21 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: things that suck...
Replies: 622
Views: 130273

things that suck...

The filling on my right front tooth (that I broke in half in a bike wreck this summer) falling off into my hand at Panera today. I'll be stuck snaggletoothed until Monday morning.
by redliberte
Fri Feb 13, 2009 7:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Questions Galore comparison thread #1234567890
Replies: 53
Views: 6243

Questions Galore comparison thread #1234567890

rjaguar3 wrote:"What singer's name can be rearranged to spell 'narcoleptic'?"
Eric Clapton.

Right? heh heh.
by redliberte
Mon Feb 09, 2009 6:28 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Suburban Conforence Quads 2009
Replies: 42
Views: 2614

Suburban Conforence Quads 2009

jceeit wrote:but the organization is really bad.
Big surprise.
by redliberte
Thu Feb 05, 2009 1:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MSHSAA Area Meetings Comments
Replies: 12
Views: 934

MSHSAA Area Meetings Comments

To be honest, I'm not sure what they're even talking about. Can you explain it?
by redliberte
Sun Feb 01, 2009 9:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Science Knowledge Bowl
Replies: 14
Views: 1071

Science Knowledge Bowl

That kid was essentially Mill Valley's only player in 2007, too. But yeah, the quality of their "judges" that Rockhurst provides has never been too high, but it apparently has decreased over the years...