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Who is everybody?
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Author:  i_need_a_pillow [ Thu Dec 07, 2006 12:01 pm ]
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Hey, everybody. I'm Justin Myers, and until I graduated last year, I was the captain at Nixa. Right now I'm majoring in electrical engineering and newspaper journalism at MU. (Yeah, I'll be here awhile--looks like I'll be graduating in the spring of '11.) Future plans are pretty much up in the air, but right now I work for the Maneater (student paper), a couple of research groups, and MU's Formula SAE team.

Author:  Stephen Dedalus [ Tue Dec 12, 2006 10:42 pm ]
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I wanted to join sooner but other unfortunate events occured to me which I hope to tell you about in due time but for now here I am and my name is Stephen and I play quizbowl at Leopold High until I graduate this May. I hope to become a good and productive member of your fine online community and I like brownies and I hope to engage in many great conversations. Being forced to stay away left me with a sadness uncomparable to mundane emotions, but never fear as I have finally come to that shining beacon of hope known as the Missouri quizbowl forum. I hope to take away the pain of my absence and replace it with the rejuvenating freshness of spirit, like fresh dew or an ice-cold coca cola on a steamy summer's eve. When you pee the bed, first it is warm but then it gets cold; consider my joining a promise of blessings to come as if I was bringing you a fresh, groundbreaking type of pee that never cools, so you incontinents can stay warm at night.

Author:  mandigirl44 [ Wed Dec 27, 2006 7:53 pm ]
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Name: Amanda Wysocki
School: Blue Springs, 2008
College: Will absolutely be MU
Future plans: Major in journalism, double minor in film and history. I want to be an entertainment journalist and live in a big city somewhere. Also, during college, I want to be an RA at Missouri Scholars Academy and Drury Leadership Academy.
Hobbies: reading, watching way too much television, watching old movies, learning about Polish culture, listening to country and alternative rock, finding out anything and everything about Jimmy Stewart.

Author:  Funsizeazn [ Wed Dec 27, 2006 10:22 pm ]
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Julia Menez
Blue Springs HS 08
as of now, planning on going to University of Nebraska- Lincoln, majoring in actuarial sciences
i work at ibex climbing gym in Blue Springs
i like to climb, play violin, subtly brag about my ACT score and class rank, and solve math problems and sudoku puzzles.
i laugh at catty, over-dramatic, whiny, petulant know-it-all girls.
i laugh harder at the boys w/ that description.
maple story is the bane of my existence.

Author:  silverhawk79 [ Sat Jan 06, 2007 11:12 pm ]
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Aaron Hudspeth
Lee's Summit North, '08
KU. I dunno.
Playing my DS, going on the Nintendo forums, making sweet sigs in Photoshop, etc.

Author:  speedofdark [ Sun Jan 07, 2007 3:05 am ]
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[font=Times]My name is Erin. You can call me Erin.
I play for Blue Springs High School. I will graduate in 2008.
I don't know where I want to go to college; I'm in the process of narrowing it down. I'm considering Drake University, Northwestern University, and Knox College.
I want to double major in secondary education and European History (so I can teach high school history).
My other hobbies are pretty random. I'm in Hope Society, Youth Core, Spanish Club (when I feel like it), Hi-Step, and I'd be in FTA if I could get ahold of Mrs. Wheeler . . . I like reading, writing, doodling, making terrible puns, my friends, Sudoku, arguing about religion and politics, speaking disjointed Spanish, and rambling about pointless things like my hobbies.

Author:  oh_emma_wren [ Sat Jan 13, 2007 10:39 am ]
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Emma Hackney. I'm the captain at the original Lee's Summit. I will graduate in 2007 and plan on attending Truman State where I may go into Linguistics. I love photography, foreign languages, any and all things Oscar Wilde, musicals, bad horror movies, going to concerts, and being with friends.

Author:  hugatree1715 [ Sun Jan 21, 2007 4:31 pm ]
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Hello, all. I'm Michael McClellan, Varsity Captain of Truman High School. I'll be (finally) leaving Truman High School in May 2009.

College: Carleton College, Class of 2013

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Author:  Charlie Dees [ Tue Jan 23, 2007 8:12 am ]
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I don't know where to post this, but I will also add that Michael is probably the best player in the entire Truman program this year (although his coaches are doing the right thing keeping him on JV).

Author:  nutterbutter [ Thu Jan 25, 2007 7:36 pm ]
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sup, "double O-Gs"?
My name is..............uh :blink: ..........Cynthia

hobbies: fuzbol (the kind you play outside!), ultimate football,volleyball, dancing, listening to muzic, watching anime on youtube and crunchyroll, reading and shopping (oh yea...)

future: future????? :huh:

reason why i'm here: B) i'm just so cool!

Author:  hugatree1715 [ Thu Jan 25, 2007 7:48 pm ]
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I don't know where to post this, but I will also add that Michael is probably the best player in the entire Truman program this year (although his coaches are doing the right thing keeping him on JV).

Well, thank you very much. Wow, that makes me feel good that I'm being recognized by people.

Author:  NKCtrashman [ Fri Jan 26, 2007 2:56 pm ]
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I'm Brandon from NKC.

I like Nascar, and follow various sports and teams religiously.
If their is a sports question at a tournament, I'm pretty mad if i don't get it.
That's all I got.

Author:  dwd50 [ Thu Feb 01, 2007 1:05 pm ]
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David Dennis, 1996 graduate of Breckinridge Co. HS in Harned, KY, and 2001 Murray State University alum. I am the choir director and "Brain Bowl" coach at Washington Middle School in Washington, MO.

Author:  carpenoctem63141 [ Mon Feb 05, 2007 7:34 pm ]
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Jack Chen
Ladue '09.

Future Plans: Eh. Dunno.

Hobbies: Science, math, debate, piano, and the alto sax.

Author:  redliberte [ Tue Feb 06, 2007 9:47 pm ]
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steph hull, liberty aught-7.
i used to be jeevesthemighty, but alas, i couldnt remember the password.
so i'm back after a lengthy hiatus.

Author:  jonpin [ Tue Feb 06, 2007 10:34 pm ]
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I'm Jon Pinyan.
I played quiz bowl for Bergen Academy of New Jersey, graduating in 2003.
I'm currently player/co-tournament director for Wash U, graduating in 2007.
After that, I'm hoping I have a job, and if at some point I'm at grad school, I hope I have time to continue this thing.

Author:  dorime [ Sun Feb 11, 2007 3:24 pm ]
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I be Chris Gunn from Blue Springs High School.
I'll graduate in 2010.
Hobbies other than scholar include: PS2, XBox(my cousins, not mine), Facebook, Myspace, the mall,hanging with friends, robotics, track :D :D

Author:  quizbowlronin [ Fri Feb 16, 2007 11:18 pm ]
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Jason Paik
Washington U c/o 2002
U of Alabama School of Medicine c/o 2010

WUAT, 1998-2002, various posts
ACF, 2003-2007, editor & webmaster

Pursuing MD and PhD in cancer biology.

Author:  AShoaib [ Sat Feb 17, 2007 8:46 am ]
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Eureka High, Class of '09.

I was sort of conned into QuizBowl by a friend, and I'm stuck on it now! We have a Varsity team with two sophomores (me and another), 1 junior, and 1 senior (who, to be honest, isn't quite good, but knows things that we don't).

Future Plans: I've got a full ride to the Cardboard Box Institute. I'll be studying Cardboard Construction at the Maytag Campus in Downtown St. Louis.

Author:  Historyman [ Sun Feb 18, 2007 7:20 pm ]
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Chad Brewer


I used to be just chad but my computer crashed and I forgot my old password so I started overagain.

Author:  Byko [ Mon Feb 26, 2007 10:47 am ]
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I'm David Bykowski and I write questions and run tournaments in various parts of the country. Thanks to whoever posted the link on the hsquizbowl.org site--I've been interested in finding out more about what's going on Missouri and any ways we can help develop the circuit more. Like StPickrell said in an earlier post, the more communication we have between states, the better.

By day, I work as a software engineer for a contractor for NASA Goddard. By night, my wife and I run Academic Initiative, our small quiz bowl business.

Author:  scphilli [ Mon Feb 26, 2007 11:55 am ]
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Wow, totally missed that you got married. Belated congrats.

Author:  wingman [ Fri Mar 02, 2007 5:29 pm ]
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Nathan Golden, Fordland, Class of 08. i like to play hacky sack and am currently working on a red goatee. i pretty much rock.

Author:  Ravi Fernando [ Mon Mar 12, 2007 10:19 pm ]
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Ravi Fernando
Kirksville High School '10

Author:  ecks [ Fri Mar 23, 2007 12:13 pm ]
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Christopher Stone

went to high school in chatham, IL (glenwood HS) - class of 2005

now i'm at truman, a sophomore, linguistics major with a russian minor.

class of 2009 for college.

Author:  leftsaidfred [ Sat Apr 07, 2007 8:50 pm ]
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I'm Fred Morlan, forum administrator from hsquizbowl . I just thought I would join the forums here so I can learn more about quiz bowl in Missouri.

Author:  AethyricNomad [ Fri Apr 13, 2007 7:03 am ]
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Kevin Lang, class of 2009. Have played on the Tarkio High School Quiz Bowl team since last year, and unless we move, I plan to play on it for the remainder of my high school career. This year I've been the captain of the varsity team since the rest of last year's varsity team were seniors.

Future plans are undecided beyond I want to go to NWMSU for at least one year, possibly - I used to want to be a college history professor but now I'm not so sure about wanting to go into teaching. Probable majors are anything with science or computers.

As for hobbies, they include reading (nearly anything, but especially encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference books)(and Wikipedia), playing Xbox 360, Xbox, and computer games, and just browsing the Internet (again, mostly Wikipedia or other informational sites). RuneScape is fun too.

Author:  FishyFreshman [ Sun Apr 15, 2007 1:00 pm ]
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Spencer Fish, currently at Liberty High School. I will graduate in '09. I am now the Varsity captain and in all likelihood will be next year too. I like math and science.

Author:  Sammiches_iz_tastee [ Mon Apr 16, 2007 1:43 pm ]
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I'm Grant from NKC. I like long walks on the beach and candlelit dinners by the bay. My hobbies include recreational math and counting to infinity (3 times, take that Chuck Norris). My dream is to dance a tango for the Pope while wearing a dirty toga. I only wish the world could be peaceful and all the little children would have food. That way all the Miss America contestants would have actually said something intelligent. Class of 010 baby.

P.S. This is what part of the alphabet would look like if Q and R were eliminated. -Mitch Hedberg

Author:  manary [ Wed May 02, 2007 6:31 pm ]
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-Micah Manary - Saint Louis University High
-Class of 2007 - Going to the California Institute of Technology
Just showing a SLUH presence...

Author:  BReid [ Wed May 16, 2007 6:16 pm ]
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Ben Reid
Park Hill High School (Kansas City) Class of 2008
My current intention is to enter William Jewell College in 2008 as an Oxbridge Institutions and Policy Major, but we'll see.

Most of my time is spent with the PH Debate Team, or elsewhere.

Author:  R_Huelskamp [ Fri Jul 13, 2007 6:48 am ]
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Rob Huelskamp of Ste. Genevieve High School class of 2008. I do not plan on going to college but instead I will be joining the Army after high school. My hobbies are airsoft battles in my basement and XBOX 360.

Author:  Wunderlich [ Fri Jul 13, 2007 3:20 pm ]
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Greetings all.

I've been lurking in the outfield for a while now, but thought I'd join in the fun, since I've enjoy the reading.

I'm Chris Wonderly, proud alumnus of the North Kansas City High School quiz bowl team. I was there between 1995-99, overlapping two years with Mr. Mike Wehrman and all four years with Mr. Andy Wehrman. Good times.

Went on to college at the U. of Missouri-Columbia where I participated in college quiz bowl for a year and a half, but only went to one tournament. The MU team wasn't terribly "dedicated" during the years I was involved, though they did have lots of fun, which made it quite enjoyable. Bachelor of Journalism (Strategic Communications) and Bachelor of Science (Parks, Recreation & Tourism) from Mizzou, and now I work for the National Park Service.

Good times, but reading this board, I feel really old!
Keep up the good work!

Author:  Langston [ Wed Aug 01, 2007 7:10 pm ]
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Kyle Gregory
Del City High (Oklahoma), but did not participate in high school. Joined in college at Langston University (Oklahoma) and I am in my Senior year.

Author:  BDWarman [ Sun Oct 28, 2007 7:21 pm ]
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Brian Warman, alumnus of Lutheran High School, KC (2003).

Author:  LittleMissLit [ Wed Nov 21, 2007 4:06 pm ]
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I'm Rachel Bridges!
I am a Senior at Fordland High School.
I have been on the A-team since I was a sophomore, but this is my first year starting Varsity.
I am the team's Literature Specialist (if you couldn't tell by my username).
Users Ford08, wingman, and ELADAMO89 are my good friends and teammates Chad, Nathan, and Adam, respectively.
Bert is our AWESOME coach.

I love SLEEPING, reading, playing video games (faves are guitar hero, god of war, resident evil 4, silent hill, and the metal gear solids.), listening to music, and kicking butt in a-team competitions. :)
I am going to MSU next fall.

Author:  Serroque [ Wed Nov 28, 2007 9:51 pm ]
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Sean Serroque
Winnetonka High School
2008 Senior
Not sure where I'm going to college, but I know I'm goin' into pre-med.
I've been on the varsity team since my freshman year in the spring of 2005 and have been starting since the fall of 2005. I am my team's lit and social studies specialist. I've also been the captain since the fall of 2006.

Author:  Death [ Tue Jan 29, 2008 10:30 pm ]
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well howdy. im nathan golden, senior from fordland high school. i had an account here back in the day, (wingman) but i made a new one. im captain of the varsity team, we're doin pretty good this year, and im basically our math and science dude. thats all im going to say cuz none of you care anyway.

Author:  ELADAMO89 [ Sat Feb 09, 2008 4:34 pm ]
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i'm adam magnusson
i may be really late in filling this out
but oh well
college: questionable
high school:fordland

Author:  Kenshiro [ Wed Feb 20, 2008 9:49 am ]
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I'm Phillip George, grad student in English at Missouri State University. I played a few events in high school. The highlight was finishing 2nd at one of the History Bowls that our History Department puts on. I think that was 2002. Since then, I've played for one CBI regional (soon to be two) and that's pretty much my entire quizbowl career.

I'm here to learn more about college tournaments in Missouri. I plan to put together a quizbowl club here and would like to field teams for future tourneys.

Author:  historybowler [ Sun Feb 24, 2008 11:22 pm ]
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My name is BJ Anderson. I am currently attending Walnut Grove where I will graduate this year. I am going to Missouri State in the fall and majoring in something relating with agriculture (like agriculture communications or agriculture education). I am involved in other clubs like History Bowl, National Honor Society, FCCLA, Science Club, 4-H, and FFA. I like watching old movies, reading books, surfing the net, showing my sheep, dicuss politics, sleep, and sing karaoke. I am the captain of our Academic Team where I am their history, literature, and entertainment specialist.

Author:  MST Mahan [ Tue Apr 29, 2008 9:25 am ]
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I'm Brian Mahan from Richland High... I will be attending MST in the fall. Sadly, I only have 4 days left of playing HS QB.

Author:  scphilli [ Fri May 02, 2008 1:22 pm ]
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MST Mahan wrote:
I'm Brian Mahan from Richland High... I will be attending MST in the fall.

You will be attending UMR, consarnit!

Author:  Charlie Dees [ Tue Jun 17, 2008 5:02 pm ]
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Having changed a decent amount since I first introduced myself here, I'll make a new post.

Name: Charles Jesse Moshe Ben Amos Dees
High School: Maur Hill Mount Academy for one semester, then North Kansas City, class of 2008.
College: Currently enrolled to begin at the University of Missouri-Columbia, will begin work on a microbiology major after getting some gen.ed. requirements done this semester.
Future Plans: helping get a quizbowl team off the ground at Mizzou, have some fun in college, and get a good paying job.
Hobbies: reading, driving, going to the beach, making money, and hanging out with my friends.

Author:  socalcaptain [ Wed Sep 03, 2008 7:46 pm ]
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To follow in Charlie's footsteps:

Name: Alex Dzurick

High School: South Callaway HS (Mokane, MO), class of 2008. SCHS was C3D4 for quiz bowl.

College: Mizzou. Working on a linguistics major, with possible double majors and/or minors in Film Studies, Anthropology, or Communication. I'm also a member of Marching Mizzou's clarinet section and an alternate in the Black and Gold Spirit Band. I'm working with Charlie to get the quiz bowl team off the ground here.

Author:  DIoanis [ Wed Sep 03, 2008 9:06 pm ]
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I must have overlooked this topic earlier for some reason and never posted

I'm Dakota Ioanis. Class of 2009 Truman High School. Other than Scholars I am also a member of my schools debate team and marching band. I also do senior mentoring at Truman where we help out the little freshmen. As for colleges I have my choices down to 3, maybe 4 (Columbia University, WashU, Mizzou and thinking about applying to Dartmouth [sometimes it helps to be a minority, otherwise I wouldn't have a chance at all in getting into those kinds of schools save mizzou]) After college I'm not sure what I want to do. For my major I was thinking something like political science or perhaps geography....

Politics are a passion for me, which is one of the reasons I have had debate for 4 years. I really do like to travel however cheesy that sounds. I love sports and I am a huge mizzou fan. For the most part I follow football pretty good, both college and NFL, and some baseball and basketball. (no nascar because that's not a sport. Any monkey can make a left turn in a car for like 1,000 times in 3 hours. I'm sorry but it's true)

Author:  Charlie Dees [ Wed Sep 03, 2008 9:17 pm ]
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Author:  NKCtrashman [ Thu Sep 04, 2008 4:19 pm ]
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OK quit with the NASCAR jokes, you dont have to like it. Jeeze, people if it was that easy everybody would do it. Have you ever gone 180 mph? do you know how to turn at that speed at a variety of degree bankings? What a about camber, drafting, and chassi adjustments. do you even know how to drive a stick shift? Sorry guys, little bit of a rant. One of my pet peeves.

Author:  DIoanis [ Thu Sep 04, 2008 8:55 pm ]
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Yes I'm one quarter native american (kinda why I was named Dakota in the first place....) My grandpa was full blood chippewa, born and raised on an reservation up in Minnesota or North Dakota I think. Anyway I have an indian census number, which is what I think one calls it, which gives me my "number" (a lot like an social security number I believe) and the name of my tribe that I belong to on a little card. I have never been to any pow wows or whatever indians do when they get together or met anyone from my tribe other than my mom and uncles. I do have that number and everything is kosher and legal. This has opened a lot of doors for me that I thought would never happen for me. I'm not the top of my class but I do have decent grades and my ACT score is just a few points above the national average. So it helps :-)

Author:  BeholdIndecision [ Sun Sep 21, 2008 1:12 pm ]
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I am Michael Woods of Truman HS, class of '11. I really have no clue about which college I plan on going to. I don't think I care enough about it yet. I plan on being some sort of doctor, probably cardiologist, or maybe a teacher. Last year, I was the captain of JVA at Truman, and probably will be this year as well. I play bass guitar in a death metal band, and I sing/play guitar in a blues/folk solo project. I am a part of math club. I also write a very large amount of love poems.

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