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by dividebyzero
Sun Apr 01, 2012 12:12 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2012 LIST discussion
Replies: 12
Views: 2152

Re: 2011 LIST question specific discussion

As far as fact checks go, I remember a couple off the top of my head: There was a bonus which said ergs and watts are units of power, but ergs are used for energy (cgs) Also, an Islam bonus (I think) that said a surah has anywhere from 2 to 286 verses. The minimum is actually 3. (I could be wrong on...
by dividebyzero
Wed Feb 01, 2012 1:00 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Random posts about food
Replies: 177
Views: 51582

Re: Random posts about food

First thing I thought of when I saw the new name of the miscellaneous section was "Which Wich?" the sandwich place. I think it's possible that I'm overly obsessed with them...
by dividebyzero
Thu Oct 13, 2011 3:49 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: lalalalala
Replies: 1030
Views: 86876

Re: lalalalala

Just wondering: were there actually 327 members online the other day (seems very unlikely) or are we just really popular with the bots?
by dividebyzero
Tue Sep 27, 2011 7:23 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: things that suck...
Replies: 621
Views: 127604

Re: things that suck...

Finding out that the "wye" in delta-wye is nothing more than a tragic attempt to spell out the letter Y
by dividebyzero
Fri Sep 16, 2011 5:00 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Things that don't suck
Replies: 616
Views: 190038

Re: Things that don't suck

Sony customer service.
by dividebyzero
Thu Sep 01, 2011 8:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Middle school quizbowl is good (split from Ladue thread)
Replies: 13
Views: 3269

Middle school quizbowl is good (split from Ladue thread)

Moderator note: split from Ladue Fall Novice/Middle School Tournament thread [Note: my putting this statement here is in no way promoting Ladue's tournament over the middle school tournament at Tuscumbia or anyone else who is running one. I just didn't get around to writing a post until now] I just...
by dividebyzero
Tue Aug 30, 2011 11:48 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Things that don't suck
Replies: 616
Views: 190038

Re: Things that don't suck

Catching up with old friends
(admittedly it took fifty text messages over five hours...)
by dividebyzero
Mon Aug 29, 2011 11:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: hooray!
Replies: 3
Views: 1686

Re: hooray!

hooray for descriptive thread titles... :D
by dividebyzero
Thu Aug 11, 2011 1:13 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Class schedules for next semester
Replies: 212
Views: 65454

Re: Class schedules for next semester

[real engineering classes this semester] Engineering Mechanics I Introduction to Electrical and Electronic Circuits (not sure what the distinction is) [plus lab] Engineering and Scientific Computing (I think that's MATLAB) Probability and Statistics for Engineering (not particularly looking forward ...
by dividebyzero
Thu Jul 21, 2011 9:30 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Things that don't suck
Replies: 616
Views: 190038

Re: Things that don't suck

L-Town Expatriate wrote: Sadly, it was 0-0 draw. Geordies can't handle being in the tandoori known as the epic Heartland Heat Wave of 2011.
Not to nitpick, but tandoori is an adjective. Tandoor is the word for the clay oven.
(sorry, think of it as an educational opportunity)
by dividebyzero
Sun Jun 05, 2011 10:26 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Things that don't suck
Replies: 616
Views: 190038

Re: Things that don't suck

Cicadas (come out every thirteen years in stl, the racket is incredible), one-way mirrors, and Silver Spoon (restaurant in Dallas, they have a ridiculous selection)
by dividebyzero
Mon May 30, 2011 2:35 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: things that suck...
Replies: 621
Views: 127604

Re: things that suck...

Everyone including me already knew this but Delta seriously sucks... we're already 30 mins late, have had a gate change to a different concourse, and this is the most ridiculously slow boarding process ever! Seems like at this point in the time they started boarding until now the flight I took out ...
by dividebyzero
Tue May 17, 2011 6:43 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Things that don't suck
Replies: 616
Views: 190038

Re: Things that don't suck

Learned a new way to tie my shoes from a friend.
by dividebyzero
Mon Apr 04, 2011 6:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: College Movement
Replies: 34
Views: 3842

Re: College Movement

I didn't really feel like starting a new thread, so I figured I'd just bring this one back up again.
As Charlie said up top [last year], this is a good place to put what college you've decided to attend next year, if you'd like to.
by dividebyzero
Sat Apr 02, 2011 9:05 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: lalalalala
Replies: 1030
Views: 86876

Re: lalalalala

Only because some of you were discussing [obviously not the right word, but the most neutral] Comic Sans before.
by dividebyzero
Mon Mar 28, 2011 3:26 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Ladue Invitational Spring Tournament (LIST) - 4/2/2011
Replies: 64
Views: 22111

Re: Ladue Invitational Spring Tournament (LIST) - 4/2/2011

I was definitely looking at NSC rules, but I guess I either read something from last year's rules or I just misinterpreted it.
by dividebyzero
Mon Mar 28, 2011 9:29 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Ladue Invitational Spring Tournament (LIST) - 4/2/2011
Replies: 64
Views: 22111

Re: Ladue Invitational Spring Tournament (LIST) - 4/2/2011

Well, correct me if I'm wrong, but there is a limit to the number of players per team, right?
Regardless, what Charles says still stands.
by dividebyzero
Fri Mar 25, 2011 12:26 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: WUHSAC XIII (01/29/2011) at WUSTL (St. Louis, Missouri)
Replies: 87
Views: 15409

Re: WUHSAC XIII (01/29/2011) at WUSTL (St. Louis, Missouri)

To be fair, some of the statistics were put up within a few weeks. I can't speak for the rest of them, though. I returned the scoresheets when I was done with the stuff I already posted, so don't expect me to be posting the rest.
by dividebyzero
Tue Mar 01, 2011 9:54 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: WUHSAC XIII (01/29/2011) at WUSTL (St. Louis, Missouri)
Replies: 87
Views: 15409

Re: WUHSAC XIII (01/29/2011) at WUSTL (St. Louis, Missouri)

Superplayoff statistics are supposed to include the relevant games from the playoff brackets (in this case, Carbondale v. Northmont and Ladue v. Rock Bridge A). That would make a lot of sense, wouldn't it? I don't have my computer on me right now, but I'll go back and put those in as soon as I can....
by dividebyzero
Tue Mar 01, 2011 2:07 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: WUHSAC XIII (01/29/2011) at WUSTL (St. Louis, Missouri)
Replies: 87
Views: 15409

Re: WUHSAC XIII (01/29/2011) at WUSTL (St. Louis, Missouri)

Superplayoffs Stats Just to rehash what's probably already been said: The top two teams from each rebracketed group (see previous post) were Carbondale [1-0] & Northmont [0-1] from one group and Rock Bridge A [0-1] & Ladue [1-0] from the other. Everyone played the teams they had not yet played in t...
by dividebyzero
Tue Mar 01, 2011 12:57 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: WUHSAC XIII (01/29/2011) at WUSTL (St. Louis, Missouri)
Replies: 87
Views: 15409

Re: WUHSAC XIII (01/29/2011) at WUSTL (St. Louis, Missouri)

Ok, we've got some stats now. Sorry about the wait, physics test and whatnot got in the way. For now, here's the results to the Rebracketed Rounds Someone please correct me if I'm not allowed/supposed to say this, but I have a small piece of advice for moderator and/or scorekeepers. There's a time a...
by dividebyzero
Mon Feb 28, 2011 11:25 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Things that don't suck
Replies: 616
Views: 190038

Re: Things that don't suck

Or, you know, the ICC World Cup :wink:
by dividebyzero
Mon Feb 28, 2011 7:43 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Things that don't suck
Replies: 616
Views: 190038

Re: Things that don't suck

L-Town Expatriate wrote: Oh, and your cricket team CRASHING AND BURNING THE MONTH BEFORE AGAINST THE TIGERS TO YOUR JAYHAWKS, ENGLAND. :P
Just out of curiosity, do you follow/watch/play cricket, Kyle?
by dividebyzero
Thu Feb 17, 2011 10:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 14 tournament limit and Nationals
Replies: 21
Views: 4947

Re: 14 tournament limit and Nationals

Just out of curiosity, what exactly happens if you break the rule? Are you just banned from state or is there more to it?
by dividebyzero
Mon Feb 14, 2011 3:55 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Things that don't suck
Replies: 616
Views: 190038

Re: Things that don't suck

Awesome friends, partial credit, Blue Switch Palace.
by dividebyzero
Sun Jan 30, 2011 9:08 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: WUHSAC XIII (01/29/2011) at WUSTL (St. Louis, Missouri)
Replies: 87
Views: 15409

Re: WUHSAC XIII (01/29/2011) at WUSTL (St. Louis, Missouri)

Just to get a different perspective on the tournament, from a player's standpoint how did the tournament go? [enjoyability, smoothness of operation, questions, and whatever else] I have a bit of a view of what was good and bad from the organizing/staffing side, but I was just curious as to how you g...
by dividebyzero
Sat Jan 29, 2011 7:39 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Random posts about food
Replies: 177
Views: 51582

Re: Random posts about food

I had three (maybe three and a half) liters of water today. A bottle for every game I read [for the most part]
by dividebyzero
Thu Jan 20, 2011 8:19 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Things that don't suck
Replies: 616
Views: 190038

Re: Things that don't suck

Walking through an big, untouched field of snow at night while it's snowing. Arguably worth getting your shoes wet.
by dividebyzero
Tue Jan 18, 2011 11:16 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: lalalalala
Replies: 1030
Views: 86876

Re: lalalalala

:lol:
It's ok, most people tried not to think about those Cowboys for the past few months anyways.
by dividebyzero
Thu Jan 13, 2011 6:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Missouri Quiz Bowl in 2010-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 11672

Re: Missouri Quiz Bowl in 2010-2011

Somewhat of a technicality, but "because you haven't seen them play" is different (and quite possibly had different intent) than "because they haven't played."
[not weighing in on this particular scenario, just pointing out the distinction for general situations]
by dividebyzero
Fri Jan 07, 2011 11:18 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: QUIZBOWLING!: The theme song
Replies: 12
Views: 5026

Re: QUIZBOWLING!: The theme song

Somebody with authority should establish official disowning of certain unnamed quizbowlers from the community.
by dividebyzero
Thu Jan 06, 2011 9:06 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: ALL 2010-2011 ANNOUNCED DATES
Replies: 56
Views: 14917

Re: ALL 2010-2011 ANNOUNCED DATES

Does anyone have any information about the Parkway tournament that is scheduled for next weekend? (January 15) I had received an email a while back, responded that we were interested in entering, and then deleted the email. I have received no more information since. (Not sure if this is Parkway Wes...
by dividebyzero
Tue Jan 04, 2011 9:37 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: QUIZBOWLING!: The theme song
Replies: 12
Views: 5026

Re: QUIZBOWLING!: The theme song

How horrendous. While I also take offense to the negativity towards Pokemon, I'll join in on the dislike of this sad, sad attempt of a parody (for lack of a better term).
by dividebyzero
Wed Dec 08, 2010 12:09 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: lalalalala
Replies: 1030
Views: 86876

Re: lalalalala

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2010/de ... -wikileaks

Can't post this under Things that suck or under Things that don't suck for fear of offending people.
by dividebyzero
Mon Dec 06, 2010 9:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: IRC practices
Replies: 50
Views: 17053

Re: IRC practices

Click on chat in the top right hand corner when you're logged in, that's the easiest way. It's self-explanatory after that.
by dividebyzero
Mon Dec 06, 2010 9:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: IRC practices
Replies: 50
Views: 17053

Re: IRC practices

octo wrote:math class and glee

oh my god you people
Not to be completely unhelpful, but there technically was a set of Glee bonuses at HSNCT last year :mrgreen:
by dividebyzero
Fri Dec 03, 2010 9:44 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: things that suck...
Replies: 621
Views: 127604

Re: things that suck...

I would tend to think there are a lot of people who would disagree with you on that point, but you're entitled to your own opinion too.
by dividebyzero
Fri Dec 03, 2010 6:31 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: things that suck...
Replies: 621
Views: 127604

Re: things that suck...

I don't know, it could actually be kinda cool. And there is some merit to the whole idea of promotion of soccer in the Middle East. Just a thought, I'll most likely just watch it on TV wherever it is anyways.
by dividebyzero
Fri Dec 03, 2010 3:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: IRC practices
Replies: 50
Views: 17053

Re: IRC practices

I think I can join in during break (my last final is on December 22, no free time guaranteed before that). Generally speaking, any weekday besides Friday is good for me.
by dividebyzero
Fri Dec 03, 2010 3:09 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Word Association
Replies: 73
Views: 24087

Re: Word Association

Exit Path
by dividebyzero
Sat Nov 27, 2010 11:23 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: lalalalala
Replies: 1030
Views: 86876

Re: lalalalala

PenforPrez wrote:*Achoo!*
That [plus some] has been happening to me all day...
by dividebyzero
Sat Nov 20, 2010 12:48 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Class schedules for next semester
Replies: 212
Views: 65454

Re: Class schedules for next semester

Beginning Arabic II

Introduction to Mechanical Engineering and Mechanical Design

Differential Equations

General Physics II
~-Physics Lab
(Assuming the scheduling conflict between [and yes, I know this doesn't make a ton of sense] Physics lecture and Physics lab doesn't crop up again)
by dividebyzero
Thu Nov 18, 2010 11:57 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Word Association
Replies: 73
Views: 24087

Re: Word Association

Facepalm
by dividebyzero
Thu Nov 18, 2010 10:39 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Word Association
Replies: 73
Views: 24087

Re: Word Association

Ticket
by dividebyzero
Wed Nov 17, 2010 7:41 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Word Association
Replies: 73
Views: 24087

Re: Word Association

Bucks (Fear the Deer, :lol: )
by dividebyzero
Tue Nov 16, 2010 10:37 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: lalalalala
Replies: 1030
Views: 86876

Re: lalalalala

How did you find that? Can't technically speak for anyone else, but Google does wonders. I found real easily as well (first link on the first autocomplete suggestion). On a side note, while it was amusing to see that clip, it's probably not good for my image/impression of you, since I have yet to a...
by dividebyzero
Thu Nov 11, 2010 5:50 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: lalalalala
Replies: 1030
Views: 86876

Re: lalalalala

Interestingly enough, the record for number of users online got broken on Tuesday (I believe the previous record had been set the evening after last WUHSAC)
by dividebyzero
Tue Nov 09, 2010 10:24 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Word Association
Replies: 73
Views: 24087

Re: Word Association

Dickinson
(By the way, awesome commercial, Kyle)
by dividebyzero
Mon Nov 08, 2010 7:26 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Word Association
Replies: 73
Views: 24087

Re: Word Association

Therapist
by dividebyzero
Mon Nov 08, 2010 1:11 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Word Association
Replies: 73
Views: 24087

Re: Word Association

Overpowered