9 Minutes - A Quiz Bowl Podcast

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Tournament Audio

2008 High School National Championship Tournament

24 matches

2007 High School National Championship Tournament

23 matches + pregame

2006 NAQT Intercollegiate Tournament (Division II)

13 matches

2006 NAQT Pennsylvania State Tournament

12 matches

2005 High School National Championship Tournament

18 matches + pre and post game

9 MINUTES ARCHIVE

Season Two

Episode 8

The Death of Forums, Pt. 2

A Simple Positive Act

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Episode 7

The Biggest Mistake We Make

The Death of Forums, Pt. 1

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Episode 6

100

200

Crossword

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Episode 5

Ending Meta

Eat What You Kill

Silvery  

Non "silvery" metals
Au, Cu As their name describes
Pb, Zn, Ta, Os either bluish gray or bluish white or gray-blue
Cs Silvery gold (?)
Bi Reddish white or pinkish
Hf Steel gray
Pr, Nd Silvery with a yellow tinge
W Lustrous gray-white

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Episode 4

The Exploitation of Architecture

Specialty Quiz Bowl

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Episode 3

Attrition and the First Practice

Density is Destiny

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Episode 2

The Activities Fair

Buzzer Maintenance

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Episode 1

Season 2: Let Us Begin

Notes on the Freshman Contact List

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Season One

Episode 30

What we've been doing. (part 2)

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Episode 29

News of February and March

Mohammed Cartoons Israel
Thailand
French Riots again
ETA
Belarus
Tokelau
North Korean Musical
Turkmenbashi
Neutrino
Bonds
Oswald the Lucky Rabbit

Other Bits

What we've been doing. (part 1)

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Episode 28

News of January

Alito
Abramoff
Mines 1|2|3|4
Russian Gas
Sharon
Palestine/Hamas
Bolivia
Chile
Costa Rica
Canada
Liberia
Kuwait
Malaria
Bigger than Pluto
New Horizons
Daylight Savings
Woodruff
BofA/MBNA
WVDDR
Western Union

Other Bits

Helpful Hint

Five other podcasts
Out of the Past
12 Byzantine Rulers
Instant Anatomy
Matt's Today in History
History According to Bob

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Episode 27

Know your weakness
Measuring America
Diagrams Threetwoone Conference [PDF]

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Episode 26

For 10 points per answer
Better Two than one
Tells
Herrick, Lovelace, and Marvell [PDF]

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Episode 25

Trash Literature and how to deal with small distribution subjects

Benzene and its derivatives [PDF]

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Episode 24

News of the past six weeks

Canada
France riots
Israel 1 2
Sony
Intelligent Design: KS PA
Virginia
Tookie Williams
Blunkett
Cameron
Pinochet
Horoscope 1 2
Lego 1 2
Esperanto
Limbo
NASDAQ
anthrax
Beethoven
Copernicus
EPO
Formula 1
Enya
Stove Top
Berenstain
Jones Soda
Cleese's lemur
Blackberry

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Episode 23

News of the past six weeks

UNICEF - Smurfs
Libby
Miers
Bernanke
Poland
Bird Flu
Liberia
Uganda
Hans Island
Nobel and Ig Nobel (see below)
Nelson's Funeral
Newdow
Google Print
Burning Buildings Triple Play
Wallace & Gromit
Fitzgerald
Fort Clatsop
Welsh Scrabble
Turkey with a Q
Wellington Mara
Maple Syrup
Butterstick
Ontario
World of Warcraft
Capote
Curtis Jenny
Antikythera
Simpsons

Other Bits

The Nobel Prizes
Physics
Chemistry
Literature
Economics
Medicine/Physiology
Peace
The Ig Nobel Prizes

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Episode 22

How to Scorekeep

NAQT Scoresheet

How to Read

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Episode 21

Writing the Tossup

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Episode 20

Writing the Bonus

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Episode 19

News from the past two weeks

Katrina
Mike Brown
Rehnquist
Roberts
IGN
Skype
Oil-for-Food
Saddam
Ukraine
Koizumi

Other bits

The Three Assassinations of William McKinley. 
Schedules
Vanity, Vitality and Virility.


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Episode 18

News from the past two weeks

Gaza
Iraq
Aceh
USS Ashland
Kyrgyzstan
Burundi
Bob Taft
Robertson/Chaves
Turkmenbashi
Moog
Mowlam
Google
Einstein
Lance Armstrong
HST

Other bits:

Get on the Maize Pages, and how do we make an equivalent for high school?

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Episode 17

News from the past six weeks

London
Planet Ten
Followup: Schroeder
Koizumi
Sudan
Philippines
Brazil
Sri Lanka
King Fahd
AFL-CIO Schism
Order of Succession
John Bolton
John Roberts
US-Australia energy pact
CAFTA
Romanian revaluation
Parasite genome sequences
NHL
Olympic Baseball/Softball
Reebok-adidas
Norwegian Art Theft Beat
TV Guide
Grand Theft Auto
Swanson
Putin the Patriot
Willie Nelson
Quipu

Other bits:

A request for your flyers. [FOLDER]
Send your flyers to 9Minutes

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Episode 16

News from the week of 6/18/05 and 6/25/05

Kelo v. New London
Zimbabwe
New State of Matter
Berlusconi for Paper Street Soap
Bermuda Triangle
Trotsky's Icepick
Monopoly Reform
Baylor
Seeds: Sunflowers
Seeds: Date Palm
Formula One: Ecclestone
Formula One: Tires
Asafa Powell
Statler and Waldorf
Meet the Meat: Minke
Meet the Meat: Hufu

Other bits:

Four cool things to read up on.
Forbes: 20 Business Decisions
History of computer languages from the Cosmic Baseball Association
Cash4Cadavers Photo Gallery
100 Movie Quotes
Other podcasts to listen to:
In Our Time GeeksOn
Quirks and Quarks
Sherlock Holmes

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Episode 15

News from the week of 6/4/05 and 6/11/05

Deep Throat(More)
Ebola/Marburg
Washington State
Bolivia
Stephanides
EU Followup
Da Vinci Again
Found: Bach
Found: Pollock
Found: Munch
Stadiums: LA
Stadiums: New York
Tyson
Mt. Diablo buckwheat
Mr. Bill

Other bits:

What we learned at the HSNCT
Penguin Classics Library LINK

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Episode 14 -- From the Cathedral and from Michigan

News from the week of 5/29/05

EU: France
EU: Netherlands
Germany
Canada
Voyager
Titan
Altamont
Blackbeard
Archimedes
Brooks/Yearwood
Kimmel/Leno/Jackson
Christensen

Other bits:

On Summer Practice
Playtesting and Roll-Your-Own Singles Tournaments
Magnesium
So what happened?

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Episode 13

News from the week of 5/22/05

Newsweek
Nuclear Option
Star Wars
LA Followup
E3
The Whizzinator
Onterrio Smith

Other bits:

Jeopardy review/Preview.
HSNCT podcast news.
Top Ten Lists.
The Eternal Golden Braid.
60s: The Brooks-Sumner "debate".

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Episode 12

News from the week of 5/15/05

Spamalot
Full Nominations
Uzbekistan 1
Uzbekistan 2
Base Realignment
Full Realignment list
Oak blight
Paleontological Scandal?
BWI Marshall
Archbishop Levada
Tiger's Streak ends
Glazer's Man U bid
Paris Hilton

Other bits:

Why RSS whill change quiz bowl.
60s: Buffon's Needle
More on RSS: List of RSS Sites

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Episode 11

News from the week of 5/8/05

British Elections: Blair Wins
British Elections: Howard Steps Down
British Elections: Galloway Retains Seat
British Elections: Trimble Out
Broadcast Flag
Saturn's Moons
August Wilson
VX Nerve Gas
VE Day
Kentucky Derby

Other bits:

On Rivalries
Soap Operas
The Theme is the Time

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Episode 10

Plans for the future of the podcast
5 Minutes with Charles Dickens
60s: Buridan's Ass
60s: The Worst Drubbing in College Football
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Episode 09


News from the week of 5/1/05

Ivory-billed Woodpecker
Acela
Wynn Las Vegas
Airbus A380
Dollar coins
Sesame Street
NHLPA
Munch paintings
Opera browser "challenge"

Other bits:

RefDesk Update.
Stupid Computation Tricks.
Cool Pope Names.

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Episode 08


News from the week of 4/24/05

Benedict XVI
Eggs Benedict XVI
Ecuador
Mexico City
Koizumi
Civil Unions in Connecticut
Obelisk of Axum
Shakespeare's portrait
New State of Matter
The Oxyrhyncus Papyrus
Al Yeganeh's heat and serve soup
Kroger's Disney's Old Yeller

Other bits:

Allowing for the natural form of questions
A Cleaner new Reference Desk
   Link Checker Firefox Extension


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Episode 07


News from the week of 4/17/05

NASA
Influenza
Britney
Turkmenistan
Milan football
OAS
MG Rover
Automatic Academic Papers

Other bits:


TRASHionals Wrap-up
Entering Freshman Contact List
[Nationality][Occupation]


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Episode 06


Airline Magazines
ICT Recap
Postcards from Paraguay

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Technical note: No news this week, it's been a one story week.


Episode 05


News from the week of 4/3/05

Pope John Paul II
Terri Schiavo
Johnnie Cochran
Frank Perdue
Mitch Hedberg
Angola
Zimbabwe
Rwanda
Bosnia
Maris-North Dakota
BCS-Texas
La Scala
McDonald's-Hip Hop
Enormous Omlette

Other bits:


12 Famous Belgians and then some.
Swear Jar Offenses.


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Technical note: We went with a different level of recording for this one, in order to drop the file size, if that level is too low for quality listening, let us know.


Episode 04


News from the week of 3/26/05

Kyrgyzstan
Namibia
Churchill Sculpture
Alexander Dumas Novel
Machu Picchu
Robert Louis Stevenson
Rubella
Bobby Fischer
CBGB's

Other bits:

How long is 3 seconds?
How bad is a neg 5?


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Episode 03


Opera
More Scoresheet Management
Multiplexing


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Episode 02


News from the week of 3/19/05

Big Dig
Vatican vs DaVinci Code
Enceladus
George Kennan
Victoria Cross
Anatolii Chubais
Karen Hughes
John Bolton
Paul Wolfowitz
Kevin Martin
Rob Portman
Frans van Anraat case
Enzyte
Peter Maxwell Davies eats swans

Other bits:

Book review: After the Funeral
Trigger effects.


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Episode 01


News from the week of 3/12/05


On the anniversary of Spain's 3/11 terrorist attacks, Muslim clerics in that country declare a fatwa against Osama bin Ladin.
Thunderbird
Continental Airlines and Concorde

Garry Kasparov
Kevin Keegan
King Tut
The Flag at the Alamo
Edvard Munch paintings
Tung Chee-hwa
Aslan Maskhadov
LA Elections
Kosovo
Bolivia's Carlos Mesa
Lebanon's Omar Karami
The Walk of Game

Other bits:


How to deal with Missing teams at your tournament
Book Review: Nature's Building Blocks
How not to overdo a scoresheet.


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Episode 00


Starting with the test pattern.

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The Diagnostic

50 questions in one sitting.

#4

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#3

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#2

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#1

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