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by L-Town Expatriate
Sat May 01, 2004 4:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nominations for final Top Ten
Replies: 23
Views: 1312

Nominations for final Top Ten

I still need something for Class 2.
Deckard? JayChamp? Anybody have ideas?
by L-Town Expatriate
Sat May 01, 2004 4:32 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: 100 Posts and Up
Replies: 15
Views: 792

100 Posts and Up

Guess I missed that memo.
Oh, well: time to be the humble mole... or whatever animal best fits the end of that metaphor.
by L-Town Expatriate
Sat May 01, 2004 4:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nominations for final Top Ten
Replies: 23
Views: 1312

Nominations for final Top Ten

Ahem...
I'm not talking about spots 1-8. This is for spots 9 and 10: The two best teams that didn't get past districts.

I'm now inclined to go Priory instead of Lexington.
Class 3 (updated)
9) Priory
10) Ava
by L-Town Expatriate
Sat May 01, 2004 4:29 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: 100 Posts and Up
Replies: 15
Views: 792

100 Posts and Up

Guys... is this a forum about Scholar Bowl or internet ego building?
:angry:
by L-Town Expatriate
Sat May 01, 2004 3:08 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Making it Bigger
Replies: 37
Views: 1380

Making it Bigger

There's only 20 registered posters, and about seven regular posters. Regionalized boards aren't needed just yet.

And no. We only need one admin right now, and he's doing fine.
by L-Town Expatriate
Sat May 01, 2004 3:06 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Only in STL
Replies: 7
Views: 692

Only in STL

Only in St. Louis do you lament having fewer Bohemians and Nose Rings than Kansas City. :lol: :lol:









:P
by L-Town Expatriate
Sat May 01, 2004 3:03 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Can you read this now
Replies: 11
Views: 857

Can you read this now

Russian is up there!

Whoops about forgetting Hebrew. Oh, well.
by L-Town Expatriate
Sat May 01, 2004 1:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nominations for final Top Ten
Replies: 23
Views: 1312

Nominations for final Top Ten

Start thinking about the top ten list for the end of the year. Obviously, the first eight positions will be determined by the morning rounds next week, but we can debate #9 and 10 now. Class 1: 9) St. Joe Christian 10) KC Lutheran Class 2: 9) ?? 10) ?? Class 3: 9) Ava 10) Lexington Class 4: 9) Rock ...
by L-Town Expatriate
Sat May 01, 2004 12:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The poll's broken
Replies: 21
Views: 870

The poll's broken

Dorman vs. Alexandria-TJS would be a stellar match. They've just gotten around to high school football (which effectively proved DeLaSalle's claim to best HS football program on the continent) First I have to convince Chad Harberts to host a bi-state tournament and film the championship games for Me...
by L-Town Expatriate
Sat May 01, 2004 12:32 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Only in STL
Replies: 7
Views: 692

Only in STL

We could use a crosswalk signal at Baltimore & Patterson. Several of my peers cross Baltimore (AKA 63-6-11) to reach Taco Bell, McDonalds, and Hardee's, and there's no such signal at Patterson. However, seeing as I'm still registered to vote in Clay County, Kirksville's city council won't listen to ...
by L-Town Expatriate
Sat May 01, 2004 12:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Missouri's best coaches
Replies: 31
Views: 1515

Missouri's best coaches

Thanks for the correction. I kept getting TJI's coach mixed up with (who I presume is) his son.
by L-Town Expatriate
Fri Apr 30, 2004 9:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Does anyone know where I can find...
Replies: 8
Views: 578

Does anyone know where I can find...

My guess would be to make a high-resolution snapshot. Then when compressing, the lettering should remain somewhat legible.

A square photo to begin with would help. My brother's pic was wide.
by L-Town Expatriate
Fri Apr 30, 2004 9:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Uhh..Seriously the worst categories
Replies: 13
Views: 863

Uhh..Seriously the worst categories

I voted St. Louis History because, obviously, I want KC History!
Bring it on, Uncle Tom!
by L-Town Expatriate
Fri Apr 30, 2004 9:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Does anyone know where I can find...
Replies: 8
Views: 578

Does anyone know where I can find...

You'll have to find a way to keep the lettering intact when the photo's shrunk to 64X64.

Yay for #100!!
:lol: (X100 - Emoticon limit.)
by L-Town Expatriate
Fri Apr 30, 2004 9:33 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Can you read this now
Replies: 11
Views: 857

Can you read this now

Suppose I went overboard with the selections... most of those are Native American and Central Asian languages. (The one I voted for was the native language of Experiment 626, AKA Stitch.)
by L-Town Expatriate
Fri Apr 30, 2004 9:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Does anyone know where I can find...
Replies: 8
Views: 578

Does anyone know where I can find...

My brother has a photo of a district plaque:
Image
by L-Town Expatriate
Fri Apr 30, 2004 9:25 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Can you read this now
Replies: 11
Views: 857

Can you read this now

Just making sure such threads still work...

Name all the languages I used and win something...
(Note: none of the answers are Klingon. None of these languages originated in Missouri - curse smallpox)
by L-Town Expatriate
Fri Apr 30, 2004 9:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The poll's broken
Replies: 21
Views: 870

The poll's broken

Script problem, maybe? Code read wrong and made the page load up blank?

I'll try a pointless poll and see if the same thing happens.
by L-Town Expatriate
Fri Apr 30, 2004 9:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The poll's broken
Replies: 21
Views: 870

The poll's broken

A poll is basically an attachment to a regular thread. Guests can read threads, hence they should be able to read this, or any of the other polls.
by L-Town Expatriate
Fri Apr 30, 2004 9:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The poll's broken
Replies: 21
Views: 870

The poll's broken

Now, to start the thread about whether Quiz Bowl is a sport: Yes, it is. In high school, I took practice and preparing for tournaments seriously. (I was probably the only one that really wanted to kick butt at Vanderbilt and New Orleans, other than that it was a school-paid vacation to Nashville an...
by L-Town Expatriate
Fri Apr 30, 2004 9:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The poll's broken
Replies: 21
Views: 870

The poll's broken

Simple yes/no, or did you have other choices?
by L-Town Expatriate
Fri Apr 30, 2004 9:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The poll's broken
Replies: 21
Views: 870

The poll's broken

Weird...

I could add the poll to this thread.
by L-Town Expatriate
Fri Apr 30, 2004 8:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The poll's broken
Replies: 21
Views: 870

The poll's broken

I'd be voting yes if that page would load up. Tried refreshing it, and still nothing.
by L-Town Expatriate
Fri Apr 30, 2004 4:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: All-State predictions
Replies: 48
Views: 2085

All-State predictions

My name's already on the Wall of Fame for my two earlier All-State accomplishments. I informed our AD of my third Accomplishment, and that of Chirs Halsey's, but he hasn't done anything yet. Our FoxTrot fanatic will need to put some pressure on the Athletic Department, especially with another state ...
by L-Town Expatriate
Fri Apr 30, 2004 3:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: All-State predictions
Replies: 48
Views: 2085

All-State predictions

Way to start your posting career on here... boldly spelling out your desire to join Mr. Richards in All-State...
Did Coach Butler get the new All-State plaques yet?
by L-Town Expatriate
Fri Apr 30, 2004 10:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: All-State predictions
Replies: 48
Views: 2085

All-State predictions

Single Game: (unless broken last year)
Class 1: Jim Driscoll, 18
Class 2: Jason Mueller (me), 23
Class 3: Melissa McCush, 29
Class 4: Mike Wehrman, 30
It helps to read all the posts beforehand.
by L-Town Expatriate
Fri Apr 30, 2004 10:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Missouri's best coaches
Replies: 31
Views: 1515

Missouri's best coaches

I was more worried about the grammar. It was supposed to be "you're."
by L-Town Expatriate
Fri Apr 30, 2004 8:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Missouri's best coaches
Replies: 31
Views: 1515

Missouri's best coaches

Savannah: Bill Luce, Deb Barnhart
TJI: Troy Kinast

In your sig, is that form of your supposed to be that way?
by L-Town Expatriate
Fri Apr 30, 2004 8:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: All-State predictions
Replies: 48
Views: 2085

All-State predictions

I don't think any of those tossup records were broken. Ottolino was one short of tying Adam Hill's record 24 in a championship game (that also coming against Liberty :mellow: )
by L-Town Expatriate
Thu Apr 29, 2004 10:05 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: HOLY BEJESUS MSHSAA IS COMING OUT THE HEEZY
Replies: 20
Views: 1110

HOLY BEJESUS MSHSAA IS COMING OUT THE HEEZY

Rockhurst... yeah they think they're high and mighty. They have a lacrosse team. They travel to Nevada to play football. But they don't have a quiz bowl team. And they don't have a marching band to entertain them at halftime either. Can we move the state line 1/3 of a mile to the east around 93rd St...
by L-Town Expatriate
Thu Apr 29, 2004 9:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: All-State predictions
Replies: 48
Views: 2085

All-State predictions

(Can't make a clear cut prediction, seeing as the all-district results are taking too long to reach the site.) Who do you expect to make the top 8? Also, what records do you FEASIBLY expect to be broken? So far, I think: Class 1: Seth (TJI) Class 2: Matt (Viburnum) Class 3: Darren (Savannah), Kim (S...
by L-Town Expatriate
Thu Apr 29, 2004 9:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do you think it is time to add a new board?
Replies: 42
Views: 1864

Do you think it is time to add a new board?

Can we call it "The Route 63 Gladiator Dome" and have you and Jason go at it? :lol:
"Gladiator Dome" would suffice, naturally.
by L-Town Expatriate
Thu Apr 29, 2004 9:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do you think it is time to add a new board?
Replies: 42
Views: 1864

Do you think it is time to add a new board?

30 per page? Too much.
20, 25 max.
by L-Town Expatriate
Thu Apr 29, 2004 9:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do you think it is time to add a new board?
Replies: 42
Views: 1864

Do you think it is time to add a new board?

Definitely: 14 is too few. How about 25 or 30?
by L-Town Expatriate
Thu Apr 29, 2004 9:39 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Only in STL
Replies: 7
Views: 692

Only in STL

Try this: Stop lights around campus are red, yellow, and blinking yellow.
What's more absurd is that these are at crosswalks, and NO ONE EVER presses the pedestrian button to cross to Ryle or C-Hall!
by L-Town Expatriate
Thu Apr 29, 2004 9:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do you think it is time to add a new board?
Replies: 42
Views: 1864

Do you think it is time to add a new board?

No, this is fine. Maybe expand the default number of topics shown on a page?
by L-Town Expatriate
Thu Apr 29, 2004 3:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More Advanced Stat Keeping Network Next Year?
Replies: 9
Views: 698

More Advanced Stat Keeping Network Next Year?

You could always have reporters/scouts at tournaments in a specific region. I could cover tourneys in several Northeast Missouri Counties, if my schedule permits. This past year I went back home to help at NKC, Independence-Truman's sKnow Bowl, Liberty, and Savannah. I'm wanting to convince our team...
by L-Town Expatriate
Thu Apr 29, 2004 3:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: National Competition
Replies: 84
Views: 2952

National Competition

(Switching gears back to Panasonic) Typically: the more fierce the competition, the more powerful the players. How have Matt, Seth, and other smaller class players fared against larger schools? Try pitting them against players from private schools along the Capitol Beltway, or powerhouses Apollo an...
by L-Town Expatriate
Thu Apr 29, 2004 2:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Missouri's best coaches
Replies: 31
Views: 1515

Missouri's best coaches

Not quite, Jason:
Dottie Hinson as in the Rockford Peach who only played for one season, as portrayed by Geena Davis in A League of Their Own.
by L-Town Expatriate
Thu Apr 29, 2004 10:23 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Attn: JayChamp
Replies: 7
Views: 672

Attn: JayChamp

The flood control's a bit intrusive, as you can't start a post for at least 30 seconds. You should be able to start composing another one during that time, and then post after the control time has elapsed.
by L-Town Expatriate
Thu Apr 29, 2004 10:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Missouri's best coaches
Replies: 31
Views: 1515

Missouri's best coaches

Wow... if you guys upset Richland (or come in a close second), I'd be comparing him to Dottie Hinson.

Where's he off to?
by L-Town Expatriate
Thu Apr 29, 2004 9:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: post your final four
Replies: 20
Views: 1015

post your final four

My final four, showing flagrant partiality for NE Missouri, KC, and certain powerhouse schools, whilst having no idea about teams outside said regions: Class 1: With that bye, it gets real ugly for those vying to be Thomas Jefferson Independent's cannon fodder. When the dust settles, it'll be: TJI, ...
by L-Town Expatriate
Thu Apr 29, 2004 9:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Missouri's best coaches
Replies: 31
Views: 1515

Missouri's best coaches

Rosemary Camp did the same thing at Liberty this year, but this has been their fourth straight district title. Is this Viburnum's first?
Win a couple more district titles or upset Richland next week, and Coach Frutiger should rank up there.
by L-Town Expatriate
Thu Apr 29, 2004 9:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: National Competition
Replies: 84
Views: 2952

National Competition

But seriously: most states' programs don't fall under a state activities association—South Carolina, Iowa, Georgia, to name a few. Because academic competition has a voice in MSHSAA, it'd be necessary to talk with our alma mater's ADs about such a change. You'd have to get a massive movement going a...
by L-Town Expatriate
Thu Apr 29, 2004 8:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: National Competition
Replies: 84
Views: 2952

National Competition

Very amusing, Jason. I guess we'll have to have a powwow or something to discuss this during state.
Yes, I will be there. After all, my brother could help Liberty accomplish something the school's only done once... 80 years ago.
by L-Town Expatriate
Thu Apr 29, 2004 8:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who is the best player from the state of MO
Replies: 88
Views: 4629

Who is the best player from the state of MO

Jason, do you get that same problem with CBI intramurals? We only had seven teams compete, which included two ACO teams and a Campus Crusade squad with two of our players.
by L-Town Expatriate
Wed Apr 28, 2004 7:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who is the best player from the state of MO
Replies: 88
Views: 4629

Who is the best player from the state of MO

"Da Man"
How in the heck did you claim that!? I sense another shield change...
by L-Town Expatriate
Wed Apr 28, 2004 7:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: National Competition
Replies: 84
Views: 2952

National Competition

Like 314c, Rule 630d prevents Scholar Bowl teams from travelling to contests farther than 250 air miles from the state border. You can't miss more than two days of class time, Also, teams can't compete in nationals until the school's calendar year is done. Heck, even though our seniors graduated bef...
by L-Town Expatriate
Wed Apr 28, 2004 7:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Building Talent
Replies: 6
Views: 648

Building Talent

Careful with the hubris buddy. Unless they have a horrible showing, Kim and Darren from Savannah will rank All-State. WCA will have one, maybe two. But three? At the higher classes the stakes are too high for individual glory and the talent pool's crowded. Correct me if I'm wrong, but didn't TJI hav...