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by quizbowl
February 21st, 2013, 8:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Your Daily Random Comment
Replies: 24914
Views: 1609088

Re: Your Daily Random Comment

UChicago has sent me a ton of letters and emails... but today it was a poster. Worse yet, they've completely ignored what I put down for college board as a major and a bunch of the letters are about fashion. How does that even work? UCHICAGO <3 They send posters to many people, and even I (science ...
by quizbowl
February 14th, 2013, 7:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Summer Research
Replies: 14
Views: 5916

Re: Summer Research

Does anyone know of high school summer research programs for rising juniors where the minimum age is less than 16 years? There are plenty of similar programs for rising seniors or students above the age of 16... Even more unlikely: If in the Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey area, even better I kn...
by quizbowl
February 10th, 2013, 9:54 pm
Forum: 2013 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: Southern California (SoCal) 2013
Replies: 103
Views: 16335

Re: Southern California (SoCal) 2013

Do other invitationals outside of California do this? I thought it was because Muscatel did it. I've been to invitationals at 2 high schools and neither of them have done this. My impression is that it's not the norm for the host to forego medals. At the Twin Tiers invitational, Athens Area High Sc...
by quizbowl
February 5th, 2013, 3:39 pm
Forum: 2013 Study Events
Topic: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon
Replies: 690
Views: 60248

Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Varieties of minerals are not on the list yet questions are still asked about them. Weld tuff has a volcanic orgin so... Um. They might ask you to identify the rock type or describe it (pyroclastic, ash in origin, etc.) but they should NOT ask you to identify anything not on the list, unless the ev...
by quizbowl
February 4th, 2013, 10:49 pm
Forum: 2013 Study Events
Topic: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon
Replies: 690
Views: 60248

Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Meh. Bugs me.

Someone else can take the stage.
by quizbowl
February 4th, 2013, 9:32 pm
Forum: 2013 Study Events
Topic: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon
Replies: 690
Views: 60248

Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

Azurite
Would someone mind explaining why the Weldtuff was used in the last case?
by quizbowl
February 4th, 2013, 9:12 pm
Forum: 2013 Study Events
Topic: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon
Replies: 690
Views: 60248

Re: Rocks and Minerals Question Marathon

melissay63 wrote:
aim4me26 wrote:
Weldtuff and Breccia?
DING DING DING....:D your turn
Weldtuff is not on the list. I'm unsure why you chose this.
by quizbowl
February 3rd, 2013, 9:13 pm
Forum: Boomilever B/C
Topic: Ongoing Contest(Scores)
Replies: 366
Views: 38664

Re: Ongoing Contest(Scores)

marissaguts wrote:Be aware it is said that solon's efficiency has been beaten :o
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by quizbowl
February 3rd, 2013, 11:50 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Where are you going for colleges?
Replies: 511
Views: 42002

Re: Where are you going for colleges?

thehydrogenpoptart wrote:I'm a bit young to be declaring this, but I do want to go the University of Chicago :D (getting in is another matter, though)
:D
by quizbowl
February 2nd, 2013, 4:27 pm
Forum: 2013 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: New York 2013
Replies: 512
Views: 46351

Re: New York 2013

Western Long Island Regionals C 22 events run, top 18 used in scoring. Medals for top 8 places, all of the following schools are going to states: 10. Farmingdale SHS A - 269 9. Wantagh SHS A - 233 8. Chaminade HS A - 196 7. Division Avenue SHS A - 185 6. Great Neck SHS B - 166 5. Hicksville HS A - ...

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