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by ZhangC1459
Tue Dec 22, 2009 7:55 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Random posts about food
Replies: 177
Views: 53001

Re: Random posts about food

/me cooked Hamburger Helper - Bacon Cheeseburger flavor for lunch and accidentally the whole thing. All 1.5 pounds of it.
by ZhangC1459
Tue Dec 22, 2009 7:54 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: things that suck...
Replies: 622
Views: 130830

Re: things that suck...

1. You are basing a decision off of something said by Bobby Richter. 2. Is there not a better way of choosing a college than by which place's professor has made good games? 1. Actually, I would've done compsci there anyways, Bobby just made it sound better 2. CCP never had a professor at Rolla... I...
by ZhangC1459
Wed Dec 16, 2009 7:10 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: things that suck...
Replies: 622
Views: 130830

Re: things that suck...

As a plus, if I go to MS&T and do CompSci, then I can intern with CCP, who made EVE Online, during my Junior/senior year according to Bobby Richter. Which I totally will do, because EVE is an awesome game.
by ZhangC1459
Tue Dec 15, 2009 8:13 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: things that suck...
Replies: 622
Views: 130830

Re: things that suck...

Particularly my brilliant counselor not sending out an app till today... the day it was due postmarked by... My high school counselor told me to my face to forget about going to college. Ha! I showed her! Now I have a bachelor's degree! :D That I'm not doing squat with. :cry: I have hope. :lol: But...
by ZhangC1459
Tue Dec 15, 2009 6:01 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Kayne West: Now featured on the MACMB
Replies: 9
Views: 4213

Re: Kayne West: Now featured on the MACMB

On the other hand, I definitely killed Kanye jokes at our school less than a week and a half after the VMA's.

On the other other hand, I successfully made Goodrich say one during class, resulting in a near-simultaneous facepalm and maniacal laughter from me.
by ZhangC1459
Tue Dec 15, 2009 5:56 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: things that suck...
Replies: 622
Views: 130830

Re: things that suck...

College apps.

Particularly my brilliant counselor not sending out an app till today... the day it was due postmarked by...
by ZhangC1459
Tue Dec 15, 2009 5:55 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: lalalalala
Replies: 1030
Views: 89102

Re: lalalalala

I JUST understood "U. Lou Sthagaim". And promptly lost. I wouldn't care so much, except i've been seeing that name for months and not realizing. Glad I could help you lose the game :lol: No help was needed, my hobby is making others lose. Yours was just extremely subtle and creative, and i kicked m...
by ZhangC1459
Tue Dec 15, 2009 5:54 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Things that don't suck
Replies: 617
Views: 193662

Re: Things that don't suck

Chipotle Thursdays. Strangely this is the first time Chipotle has been mentioned in this thread. It will be mentioned again... a buy one get one free coupon was mailed to me a few days ago and was waiting for me at home. No idea where they got my address, but in this case I'm not complaining! ohhh ...
by ZhangC1459
Mon Dec 14, 2009 9:46 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: lalalalala
Replies: 1030
Views: 89102

Re: lalalalala

I JUST understood "U. Lou Sthagaim".


And promptly lost.

I wouldn't care so much, except i've been seeing that name for months and not realizing.
by ZhangC1459
Mon Dec 14, 2009 6:25 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Two Saints, 2009
Replies: 150
Views: 12205

Re: Two Saints, 2009

Let me clarify the observations I made earlier so they're not misunderstood. There were several Two Saints questions that were very similar to those we heard at Spirit of St. Louis. However, I agree with Charlie and everyone else that this could easily be coincidental. I was just surprised when I k...
by ZhangC1459
Sun Dec 13, 2009 8:27 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Two Saints, 2009
Replies: 150
Views: 12205

Re: Two Saints, 2009

In response to Charlie, as I said in my post before his, I apologize for jumping to conclusions.

I will however firmly stand by the fact that the question in... question... was a repeat, exact wording, of a question heard earlier during the year.
by ZhangC1459
Sun Dec 13, 2009 8:13 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Two Saints, 2009
Replies: 150
Views: 12205

Re: Two Saints, 2009

I must respond. No offense, but some of those statements do not make sense. Too much math in Luce's sets? It is the standard MSHSAA format. You can certainly disagree with that and choose not to play tournaments with this format. That is your choice. Well, first, I never specifically blamed Luce's s...
by ZhangC1459
Sun Dec 13, 2009 8:08 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Two Saints, 2009
Replies: 150
Views: 12205

Re: Two Saints, 2009

I'm excited to play St. Louis teams on good questions. Unfortunately, of the competitive teams, I've only played Ladue, who is very good, but not unbeatable. I don't know how much weight to take from these stats since they're from Bill Luce questions. As least they're not QG right? So in conclusion...
by ZhangC1459
Wed Dec 02, 2009 5:40 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Two Saints, 2009
Replies: 150
Views: 12205

Re: Two Saints, 2009

By the way, are we still prohibited from mentioning specific questions in this thread? Now that everyone in Two Saints is playing at the same time it doesn't seem to be an issue. Unless, of course these question sets are also being used elsewhere. As a general rule, you should probably avoid discus...
by ZhangC1459
Wed Dec 02, 2009 5:39 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Spirit of St. Louis Warm-up at Parkway Central
Replies: 47
Views: 11729

Re: Spirit of St. Louis Warm-up at Parkway Central

Yeah, we definitely blitzed a lot of questions and powered several that we shouldn't have. From one player to another: don't complain when you power tossups. Usually what it means if you power a tossup on a clue you think is easy is that you actually are just more knowledgable about a subject than ...
by ZhangC1459
Mon Nov 30, 2009 5:43 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Villa Duchesne Invitational -- Formal Announcement
Replies: 92
Views: 14571

Re: Villa Duchesne Invitational -- Formal Announcement

I volunteered for this duty before I was ever aware of a Villa-sponsored tourney.


Oh well... we'll deal. We've got our HSNCT/PACE bids already anyways, so it doesn't matter TOO much... I just wish we could've gone anyways.
by ZhangC1459
Mon Nov 30, 2009 5:42 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Spirit of St. Louis Warm-up at Parkway Central
Replies: 47
Views: 11729

Re: Spirit of St. Louis Warm-up at Parkway Central

Yeah, we definitely blitzed a lot of questions and powered several that we shouldn't have.
by ZhangC1459
Sun Nov 29, 2009 9:50 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Villa Duchesne Invitational -- Formal Announcement
Replies: 92
Views: 14571

Re: Villa Duchesne Invitational -- Formal Announcement

Ahhh... I believe February 20 is the date for our regional Science Olympiad tournament (the top few teams advance to the state tournament on March 27) I'm not sure how this would affect Parkway Central's team at this invitational. I probably won't be able to make it. And I'll have to check with Chr...
by ZhangC1459
Sun Nov 29, 2009 5:27 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Villa Duchesne Invitational -- Formal Announcement
Replies: 92
Views: 14571

Re: Villa Duchesne Invitational -- Formal Announcement

Field update (as of 11-29) De Smet Clayton Savannah Villa Duchesne (2 teams) Parkway South (2) Parkway Central Helias Hancock (2) Ladue (2) Eureka Lutheran South Webster Groves (2) Glasgow Priory SLUH Metro A Waitlist: Metro B I'd make a prediction, but first, I'm not Tom Morrell, and second, I don...
by ZhangC1459
Sat Nov 28, 2009 6:36 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Tiger Bowl II (12/05/2009)
Replies: 11
Views: 6697

Re: Tiger Bowl II (12/05/2009)

I'm, uh... not particularly sure why we're not signed up for this one, but it might have something to do with a test date of some sort.

Whatever. Good luck to everyone who's going.
by ZhangC1459
Sat Nov 28, 2009 6:23 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Two Saints, 2009
Replies: 150
Views: 12205

Re: Two Saints, 2009

I got to moderate this today--it was fun. Questions were actually by Show Me Questions (Bill Luce) rather than by Questions Galore, so there was a mix of one liners and semi-pyramidal history & literature. There were a couple of questions with misleading leadins, and the science was a bit on the ha...
by ZhangC1459
Sat Nov 28, 2009 6:16 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Spirit of St. Louis Warm-up at Parkway Central
Replies: 47
Views: 11729

Re: Spirit of St. Louis Warm-up at Parkway Central

I'm not sure this is the right place to put this, but since this is the official thread for this particular tournament, we'd just like to draw attention to the fact that during the tournament, somebody from one of the teams took candy from a box meant for soldiers in Afghanistan in one of the rooms...
by ZhangC1459
Wed Nov 25, 2009 1:32 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: World Quest
Replies: 15
Views: 5037

Re: World Quest

I would've gone, but the teacher that sponsors our team didn't inform me of it. >_>

ashkenaziCD wrote:This is not about quizbowl.
by ZhangC1459
Wed Nov 25, 2009 1:27 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Spirit of St. Louis Warm-up at Parkway Central
Replies: 47
Views: 11729

Re: Spirit of St. Louis Warm-up at Parkway Central

I'm not sure this is the right place to put this, but since this is the official thread for this particular tournament, we'd just like to draw attention to the fact that during the tournament, somebody from one of the teams took candy from a box meant for soldiers in Afghanistan in one of the rooms....
by ZhangC1459
Wed Nov 25, 2009 1:22 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Two Saints, 2009
Replies: 150
Views: 12205

Re: Two Saints, 2009

Wow, I can't believe I went this whole time not realizing "dividebyzero" was Ammar.. Anyways, I can't speak for most of the other teams, but the current records (only have win-loss) that I know for sure are that PCH A is 8-0 and PCH B is 3-5, Clayton's probably 7-1 but you'll have to ask Ikshu about...
by ZhangC1459
Mon Nov 23, 2009 9:55 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Missouri S&T Fall Tournament - December 12, 2009
Replies: 37
Views: 20279

Re: Missouri S&T Fall Tournament - December 12, 2009

I'll talk to Zenfell tomorrow morning at practice.
by ZhangC1459
Tue Apr 07, 2009 8:55 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: lalalalala
Replies: 1030
Views: 89102

lalalalala

PenforPrez wrote:Why am I posting here when I should be sleeping??
Why does anyone post here when they should be sleeping?
by ZhangC1459
Thu Mar 12, 2009 4:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ranking Players (Again)
Replies: 25
Views: 2189

Ranking Players (Again)

Also also, as long as Joe Duncan doesn't show up again with threats for everyone, I think the insults should be down to a minimum
by ZhangC1459
Thu Mar 12, 2009 4:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ranking Players (Again)
Replies: 25
Views: 2189

Ranking Players (Again)

Isn't it Will's job to rank people?
by ZhangC1459
Wed Mar 04, 2009 9:19 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Things that don't suck
Replies: 617
Views: 193662

Things that don't suck

FishyFreshman wrote:I agree on Rick Astley and the Safety Dance.

I have yet to hear Charlie's musical genius.
What he said. Post a vid sometime, Charlie.


Also, another thing that doesn't suck is when Spring Break rolls around
by ZhangC1459
Wed Mar 04, 2009 7:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Epic Fail thread
Replies: 35
Views: 2428

Epic Fail thread

WillHack wrote:Yeah, the "brewery" fail was in the last game of Two Saints vs., uh, Clayton I think. I don't know exactly what you're talking about, CZ, but so long as it doesn't give away any answers, you should be all right.
I think I'll save it, wouldn't do to spread it around
by ZhangC1459
Tue Mar 03, 2009 8:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Epic Fail thread
Replies: 35
Views: 2428

Epic Fail thread

My team has played both NKC and PCH twice this year. In my experience, NKC may have been a little loud (maybe) but weren't obnoxious by any means. PCH yelled out "damn" after they incorrectly answered questions. "PCH yelled out 'damn' after they incorrectly answered questions." Erm, that would be m...
by ZhangC1459
Tue Mar 03, 2009 2:52 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Things that don't suck
Replies: 617
Views: 193662

Things that don't suck

Tennis starting. I need exercise, or else I'm going to die from an overly inactive lifestyle. Also, what else doesn't suck is being able to sneak my laptop upstairs so I can finish up the English essay that has the stupidest prompt on earth, the AP Bio key questions over a chapter I have yet to read...
by ZhangC1459
Mon Mar 02, 2009 8:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fantasy Quiz Bowl
Replies: 104
Views: 4770

Fantasy Quiz Bowl

ashkenaziCD wrote:Parkway West notably had pizza delivered to them at NAQT state.
Yeah, I remember that walking into the lobby holding our cute little box of chicken that was later stolen by some dude from *insert school name here*
by ZhangC1459
Tue Feb 24, 2009 8:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Epic Fail thread
Replies: 35
Views: 2428

Epic Fail thread

My bad >.<
by ZhangC1459
Tue Feb 24, 2009 8:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Epic Fail thread
Replies: 35
Views: 2428

Epic Fail thread

Or, we can just put epic neg. ITT: Your worst neg, tournament or otherwise. I think the worst one was at the recent NAQT qualifier at Rolla, where I completely missed the question that gave a fairly obvious clue and I gave a stupid answer. I can't say right now. How about the rest of you? EDIT: actu...
by ZhangC1459
Tue Feb 24, 2009 8:05 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: things that suck...
Replies: 622
Views: 130830

things that suck...

Chemistry WebAssign assignments that require significant digits.
by ZhangC1459
Tue Feb 24, 2009 5:37 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Missouri S&T Spring Tournament - 3/7/09
Replies: 114
Views: 8564

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

WillHack wrote:. . . This tournament's field may be stronger than the NAQT Qualifier. . . .
And unfortunately, we can't make it due to, what was it you said, 80% of our team being involved with S&E?

Shame.
by ZhangC1459
Mon Feb 23, 2009 5:05 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: NAQT Missouri Qualifier at Missouri S&T - 2/21/09
Replies: 106
Views: 10054

NAQT Missouri Qualifier at Missouri S&T - 2/21/09

So, that means both FHC and PCH get the ticket to NAQT nationals? Yes, that is correct. Wonderful, now we just need to convince our dirt-cheap school to give us funds to go. Anyways, I just read through the whole stats conversation and lost it completely... that makes me feel self-conscious about p...
by ZhangC1459
Mon Feb 23, 2009 4:59 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: NAQT Missouri Qualifier at Missouri S&T - 2/21/09
Replies: 106
Views: 10054

NAQT Missouri Qualifier at Missouri S&T - 2/21/09

So, that means both FHC and PCH get the ticket to NAQT nationals?
by ZhangC1459
Wed Jan 21, 2009 4:07 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Hancock Tournament
Replies: 19
Views: 1713

Hancock Tournament

Ugh, don't get me started on Hancock. That loss to FZW after beating them in the preliminaries... well, to be honest, that sucked.
by ZhangC1459
Wed Jan 21, 2009 4:06 pm
Forum: Board Rules and Announcements
Topic: Who is everybody?
Replies: 183
Views: 267350

Who is everybody?

Way to revive a dead thread, but yeah. Necroposting for the win.

Chris Zhang, from Parkway Central High...
Class of 2010
I know Ammar and Will.