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by KentB
Sun Jul 07, 2013 11:11 pm
Forum: College Quizbowl
Topic: Missouri Open - July 6th, 2013
Replies: 56
Views: 18755

Re: Missouri Open - July 6th, 2013

Also, disregard the stat comment. I just saw Sean's post on hsqb.
by KentB
Sun Jul 07, 2013 10:57 pm
Forum: College Quizbowl
Topic: Missouri Open - July 6th, 2013
Replies: 56
Views: 18755

Re: Missouri Open - July 6th, 2013

I had a lot of fun despite being on a major neg train the entire day. Thank you, Itamar, for arranging this and to everyone who staffed!

Stats: I did notice that our final game is not in. It's the only game when I didn't neg at all is the only reason I even noticed it missing :-P
by KentB
Fri Jan 04, 2013 5:17 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Truman Bowl IV (March 23, 2013)
Replies: 10
Views: 2868

Re: Truman Bowl IV (March 23, 2013)

Whoa. That's good to see Schuyler signed up.
by KentB
Sat Jun 30, 2012 4:41 pm
Forum: College Quizbowl
Topic: St. Louis Open (07/14/2012)
Replies: 38
Views: 11943

Re: St. Louis Open (07/14/2012)

I would rather be Cartman or Stan Buxton.
by KentB
Tue Jun 26, 2012 11:44 am
Forum: College Quizbowl
Topic: QUARK at Truman State-9/29/12
Replies: 20
Views: 8102

Re: QUARK at Truman State-9/29/12

I may play this...I MAY miss Kirksville by then.
by KentB
Sun Mar 25, 2012 7:52 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Parkway West Tournament--March 24
Replies: 16
Views: 4244

Re: Parkway West Tournament--March 24

I am not a fan of bad quiz bowl anywhere, but at least there IS a tournament scene in Southeast Missouri. I hate to sound like I endorse what goes on there because I do not. However, five game tournaments are infinitely better than the "dual" system that is still going on in Northeast Missouri. I ha...
by KentB
Sun Jan 29, 2012 11:28 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Nonsense from the WUHSAC thread
Replies: 4
Views: 3059

Re: WUHSAC XIV (1/28/2012) at Washington University in St. Louis

I stand by my comments about haters and add both of you to the list. Charles was for all intents and purposes already on the list but I don't even know Spencer other than through on here. As for addressing the root of the hating, I am not going to talk about that on the boards. You can contact me vi...
by KentB
Sun Jan 29, 2012 9:44 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Nonsense from the WUHSAC thread
Replies: 4
Views: 3059

Nonsense from the WUHSAC thread

Charlie, you are a hater, but a hater in the most incisive and constructive manner. Hate on.
by KentB
Wed Nov 09, 2011 7:17 pm
Forum: College Quizbowl
Topic: BARGE at Mizzou - Sunday, January 15th
Replies: 31
Views: 11660

Re: BARGE at Mizzou?

Yes.
by KentB
Fri Oct 07, 2011 6:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: IRC practices
Replies: 50
Views: 16989

Re: IRC practices

I would read for these. I need to get my kids on here anyway.
by KentB
Tue Sep 06, 2011 5:24 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Clayton Invitational November 12
Replies: 21
Views: 8307

Re: Clayton Invitational November 12

Awesome to see ND will make the trip. As far as I know they haven't typically gone to many STL events except for WUHSAC and I'm not sure if that has been regularly.
by KentB
Tue Jul 12, 2011 4:25 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Interest Check: St. Charles Open 2011?
Replies: 128
Views: 25472

Re: Interest Check: St. Charles Open 2011?

I would like to play the TRASH event.
by KentB
Fri Jul 08, 2011 1:24 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Interest Check: St. Charles Open 2011?
Replies: 128
Views: 25472

Re: Interest Check: St. Charles Open 2011?

As far as I know Los Vendidos still could use a fourth player. Is this correct, Jacob?
by KentB
Thu Jun 30, 2011 7:32 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Interest Check: St. Charles Open 2011?
Replies: 128
Views: 25472

Re: Interest Check: St. Charles Open 2011?

Matt and Jacob, I will play with you guys if you still have openings.
by KentB
Fri Jun 10, 2011 2:05 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Interest Check: St. Charles Open 2011?
Replies: 128
Views: 25472

Re: Interest Check: St. Charles Open 2011?

I would play this if the timing works out.
by KentB
Tue Jun 07, 2011 11:32 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2011 PACE National Scholastics Championship
Replies: 17
Views: 3859

Re: 2011 PACE National Scholastics Championship

The only problem is that Charlie cannot solve all the infighting going on even if he were to take on a huge role in this. Hopefully things will simmer down through the course of the next year. In other news, I will attempt to help another team qualify for PACE within 3 years (approx.) while teaching...
by KentB
Wed Oct 27, 2010 8:25 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Truman Bowl II at Truman State University
Replies: 14
Views: 2087

Re: Truman Bowl II at Truman State University

I know there will be one and I am pretty sure we narrowed it down to between just a couple weekends but I am not sure if the final arrangements have been made. Soon!
by KentB
Sun Jun 27, 2010 5:34 pm
Forum: College Quizbowl
Topic: Missouri Open II?
Replies: 1
Views: 1495

Re: Missouri Open II?

Yes if I do not have some sort of new teacher orientation that day. I must check my schedule but this sounds like fun.
by KentB
Thu Mar 11, 2010 2:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: College Movement
Replies: 34
Views: 3810

Re: College Movement

I will be at Truman for one more year finishing my Masters in Education....but as with this year, my participation in quiz bowl will be limited. Hopefully I can at least play a bit more next year but I will be doing my teaching internship in the Fall....Spring might be a little better and I might ac...
by KentB
Thu Mar 11, 2010 2:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ryan Stander on Jeopardy
Replies: 0
Views: 1518

Ryan Stander on Jeopardy

Watch it today if you have a chance. Ryan graduated from Liberty High in 06 and has been a starter on Truman's A Team with me since he Fall of '06.
by KentB
Tue Dec 08, 2009 12:36 pm
Forum: College Quizbowl
Topic: Delayed Penn Bowl Mirror at Truman State (2/13/10)
Replies: 5
Views: 1636

Re: Penn Bowl Mirror at Truman State (1/30/10)

I have officially rescheduled this tournament to take place on Saturday, February 13, 2010. Hopefully this will allow more teams to make it to Kirksville!
by KentB
Wed Dec 02, 2009 7:56 pm
Forum: College Quizbowl
Topic: Delayed Penn Bowl Mirror at Truman State (2/13/10)
Replies: 5
Views: 1636

Re: Penn Bowl Mirror at Truman State (1/30/10)

Duly noted. Would 1/23 work better? I will get back to you on this when I hear back from Penn.
by KentB
Tue Dec 01, 2009 1:10 pm
Forum: College Quizbowl
Topic: Delayed Penn Bowl Mirror at Truman State (2/13/10)
Replies: 5
Views: 1636

Re: Penn Bowl Mirror at Truman State (1/30/10)

Just for clarification, teams attending this mirror are required to submit a packet unless they meet the new player exemption. I realize this is being held the same weekend as WUHSAC but hopefully we can still pull a good draw. I would love to see some of the newer programs in the state make it up f...
by KentB
Tue Dec 01, 2009 1:08 pm
Forum: College Quizbowl
Topic: Delayed Penn Bowl Mirror at Truman State (2/13/10)
Replies: 5
Views: 1636

Delayed Penn Bowl Mirror at Truman State (2/13/10)

Truman State University ACO is proud to announce it will be mirroring Penn Bowl 2010 on January 30, 2010 in Kirksville, MO. I will serve as Tournament Director for this mirror. As usual, this is a packet submission tournament. As of now, Chris White, Sid Chandrasekhar, and I will be co-editing the s...
by KentB
Tue Dec 01, 2009 1:06 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: WUHSAC XII (01/30/2010) at WUSTL (St. Louis, MO)
Replies: 65
Views: 15462

Re: WUHSAC XII (01/30/2010) at WUSTL (St. Louis, MO)

Sad that this is happening the same day as Penn Bowl...but this IS the traditional WUHSAC weekend if I recall correctly so this was bound to happen.
by KentB
Thu Nov 12, 2009 4:05 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: ALL 2009-2010 ANNOUNCED DATES
Replies: 54
Views: 11632

ALL 2009-2010 ANNOUNCED DATES

Ms. Davis-Lichtenegger, Having played a couple tournaments at Twin Rivers and other SEMO schools back in my high school days, I have seen a fairly active quiz bowl circuit in the region. Among all the little schools throughout the bootheel, there seemingly were at least two tournaments a month....so...
by KentB
Thu Oct 29, 2009 4:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: St. Louis high schooler to go on Teen Jeopardy
Replies: 14
Views: 1135

St. Louis high schooler to go on Teen Jeopardy

Good luck, Charles....they don't like quiz bowl players but since you have only played one college tournament, you stand a better chance.
by KentB
Thu Oct 22, 2009 8:57 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Class schedules for next semester
Replies: 212
Views: 65107

Class schedules for next semester

Tentative Schedule (If any different, there could be one more Bio grad class) ED 608G Management of Instruction ED 593 Psychological Foundations of Education BIOL 503G Evolutionary Biology BIOL 511G Environmental Physiology of Animals with Lab I need to take Microbiology but it doesn't look like it ...
by KentB
Tue Oct 06, 2009 9:05 am
Forum: College Quizbowl
Topic: EFT Discussion
Replies: 1
Views: 1119

EFT Discussion

While I was not at this tournament, I'm curious to hear what some of you thought about it. Many of you on this board do not post regularly on the HSQB forum, where the main discussion thread is happening. Please point your organization's new members to this thread if they wish to gain a better sense...
by KentB
Thu Oct 01, 2009 9:16 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: things that suck...
Replies: 620
Views: 126079

things that suck...

Marshawn Lynch returning from suspension...bad for Fred Jackson's fantasy numbers.
On a similar note: Clinton Portis.
by KentB
Thu Oct 01, 2009 9:15 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Things that don't suck
Replies: 616
Views: 188638

Things that don't suck

I wish we had an Imo's.
by KentB
Thu Jul 30, 2009 9:40 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Columbia area summer quizbowl practice
Replies: 26
Views: 1597

Columbia area summer quizbowl practice

I will be in the process of moving to my new house on Saturday... or else I would def. come down... we'll see about the later dates.
by KentB
Mon Jul 27, 2009 4:05 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2009 Chicago Open
Replies: 15
Views: 1291

2009 Chicago Open

This happened.
I had a lot of fun.
Everyone should look over the set when it gets posted.
Thanks again to Jason for driving Charlie and I.
Saturday was just a day full of good quizbowl and I'm glad that I went, despite the mental fatigue it induced.
by KentB
Fri Jul 17, 2009 6:58 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Columbia area summer quizbowl practice
Replies: 26
Views: 1597

Columbia area summer quizbowl practice

Anyone else from on here coming to this ?
by KentB
Wed Jul 15, 2009 1:34 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Columbia area summer quizbowl practice
Replies: 26
Views: 1597

Columbia area summer quizbowl practice

*bump*
Is this going to happen ?
by KentB
Tue Jul 14, 2009 10:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MSHSAA bidding discussion
Replies: 77
Views: 5557

MSHSAA bidding discussion

I sent my contact information to Stacy Schroeder and requested more information. I never got a reply. This is the first e-mail to suggest she even knew I existed and it stated that. I was not going to bid (for TSU ACO) anyway after discussing the issue with Matt and others, but this is still an "int...
by KentB
Tue Jul 14, 2009 2:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The tide of history
Replies: 1
Views: 528

The tide of history

Renewing the contract with QG is obviously a step in the right direction. MSHSAA has been listening to our logic!
by KentB
Tue Jul 14, 2009 8:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MSHSAA bidding discussion
Replies: 77
Views: 5557

MSHSAA bidding discussion

Dear Interested Question-Writing Companies: At the last meeting, the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Board of Directors approved an extension of the question-writing contract with Question Galore; therefore, this company will continue as the MSHSAA question-writing company...
by KentB
Mon Jul 13, 2009 8:48 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Columbia area summer quizbowl practice
Replies: 26
Views: 1597

Columbia area summer quizbowl practice

I definitely can't do the float trip so I will be at this practice if it is going to happen.
by KentB
Sun Jul 12, 2009 8:20 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Columbia area summer quizbowl practice
Replies: 26
Views: 1597

Columbia area summer quizbowl practice

I am actually off work on Saturday night so that probably works best for me...but some friends were talking of going on a float trip...so I need to check on that before I say for sure I can make it. Friday and Sunday work for me, but I have to work at 9 both nights so I'm less likely to come down.
by KentB
Sun Jul 12, 2009 5:55 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Columbia area summer quizbowl practice
Replies: 26
Views: 1597

Columbia area summer quizbowl practice

Same here...if I come, I will stop through on my way to STL...need to see what is going on there that night though.
by KentB
Mon Jul 06, 2009 2:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: College destinations
Replies: 70
Views: 4833

College destinations

It's pretty much decided now that I will be at TSU for another two years to complete an MAE degree. I might do a PhD program after that... we'll see.
by KentB
Sun Jun 28, 2009 11:15 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: Columbia area summer quizbowl practice
Replies: 26
Views: 1597

Columbia area summer quizbowl practice

I haven't had much access to the internet for the past couple days so ... I missed the wall-post and forgot about this. I will hopefully be able to make it to the next one.
by KentB
Mon Jun 01, 2009 1:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The computation discussion post-MSHSAA State
Replies: 83
Views: 5124

The computation discussion post-MSHSAA State

Will, I'm glad you brought up that point. I lived for Purple Parrot victories back in the day ... more than I enjoyed seeing Willie McGee, Ozzie Smith, and that old bunch of Cardinals play on a daily basis....idk ... I guess it was because they are parrots ... and parrots are cool. <div class="editb...
by KentB
Mon Jun 01, 2009 1:28 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: NAQT Nationals
Replies: 42
Views: 3563

NAQT Nationals

That game of telephone came from the Live Chat that was going on during the game... run by Chris Chiego and later by Ian Eppler... sorry for the misinformation.
by KentB
Sun May 31, 2009 2:18 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: NAQT Nationals
Replies: 42
Views: 3563

NAQT Nationals

Wilmington Charter defeated Dorman A 350-340 in the second game of an advantaged final. The two teams met 4 times, with Dorman winning during their first three matches and Charter squeaking out a win in the fourth. This seems a bit iffy in my book, but Charter did run the field today until their fir...
by KentB
Sat May 30, 2009 9:36 pm
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: NAQT Nationals
Replies: 42
Views: 3563

NAQT Nationals

Congrats!
Details, Charles??


<div class="editby">Edited by <a href='http://s4.zetaboards.com/Academic_Compe ... '>KentB</a>, May 30 2009, 10:36:42 PM.</div>
by KentB
Thu May 07, 2009 10:53 am
Forum: Tournament Announcements and Discussion
Topic: 2009 MSHSAA Sectional/State Predictions
Replies: 104
Views: 6484

2009 MSHSAA Sectional/State Predictions

Wow, thanks to both of you for responding so quickly. I'm very impressed with the rebuttals. Alex, as usual, that was a very effective and polite breakdown of each point.
by KentB
Thu Apr 30, 2009 9:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can someone from Truman State contact me ASAP?
Replies: 1
Views: 455

Can someone from Truman State contact me ASAP?

You should contact Hank Kimbrough at jhk5376@truman.edu
He is the President.