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An Upcoming Tournament

daytonanerd
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8/3/2013 10:17:44 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
After the current batch of debating tournaments have ended, a new tournament shall rise. A tournament of the best debaters on our site. In the end, only one of these greats will still be standing, and that one will be the best. This, my friends, is the tournament to end all tournaments.

More details of this tournament will be releases as the weeks go by.
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8/3/2013 10:19:55 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
Informative... :P
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8/3/2013 10:22:52 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 8/3/2013 10:19:55 PM, DetectableNinja wrote:
Informative... :P

We still have time before this tournament comes around. As time goes by, more details of this tournament will be released.

The DDO Prepared tournament and the Jury Voting tournament still have to finish before this one comes up.
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8/3/2013 10:24:06 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
If Roy, Danielle, Nor at least 5 4000 ELO members enter then this tourny won't be as great as you make it seem.
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8/3/2013 10:25:29 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 8/3/2013 10:24:06 PM, xXCryptoXx wrote:
If Roy, Danielle, Nor at least 5 4000 ELO members enter then this tourny won't be as great as you make it seem.

I don't think it'll be an issue.
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8/4/2013 10:27:15 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 8/3/2013 10:22:52 PM, daytonanerd wrote:
At 8/3/2013 10:19:55 PM, DetectableNinja wrote:
Informative... :P

We still have time before this tournament comes around. As time goes by, more details of this tournament will be released.

The DDO Prepared tournament and the Jury Voting tournament still have to finish before this one comes up.

The Prepareds might not be finished for a very, VERY long time if R1 is anything to go by...
I'm back (ish).
daytonanerd
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8/4/2013 11:59:48 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 8/4/2013 10:27:15 AM, orangemayhem wrote:
At 8/3/2013 10:22:52 PM, daytonanerd wrote:
At 8/3/2013 10:19:55 PM, DetectableNinja wrote:
Informative... :P

We still have time before this tournament comes around. As time goes by, more details of this tournament will be released.

The DDO Prepared tournament and the Jury Voting tournament still have to finish before this one comes up.

The Prepareds might not be finished for a very, VERY long time if R1 is anything to go by...

Then they need to hurry up then. I personally want to start this by the end if next month, at the latest.
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8/4/2013 1:04:15 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 8/4/2013 10:27:15 AM, orangemayhem wrote:
At 8/3/2013 10:22:52 PM, daytonanerd wrote:
At 8/3/2013 10:19:55 PM, DetectableNinja wrote:
Informative... :P

We still have time before this tournament comes around. As time goes by, more details of this tournament will be released.

The DDO Prepared tournament and the Jury Voting tournament still have to finish before this one comes up.

The Prepareds might not be finished for a very, VERY long time if R1 is anything to go by...

It's sad...
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Stephen_Hawkins
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8/4/2013 1:31:13 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
Can we wait for me to beat larz in the Jury tournament before we start? ;)
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daytonanerd
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8/4/2013 8:09:50 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 8/4/2013 1:31:13 PM, Stephen_Hawkins wrote:
Can we wait for me to beat larz in the Jury tournament before we start? ;)

Yeah, it'll be after that.

Maybe we won't wait for the prepareds to be over. I am not completely sure.
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8/6/2013 4:43:11 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 8/4/2013 1:04:15 PM, lannan13 wrote:
At 8/4/2013 10:27:15 AM, orangemayhem wrote:
At 8/3/2013 10:22:52 PM, daytonanerd wrote:
At 8/3/2013 10:19:55 PM, DetectableNinja wrote:
Informative... :P

We still have time before this tournament comes around. As time goes by, more details of this tournament will be released.

The DDO Prepared tournament and the Jury Voting tournament still have to finish before this one comes up.

The Prepareds might not be finished for a very, VERY long time if R1 is anything to go by...

It's sad...

If we ever do it again, the format will need a few tweaks...
I'm back (ish).
lannan13
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8/6/2013 5:41:34 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 8/6/2013 4:43:11 PM, orangemayhem wrote:
At 8/4/2013 1:04:15 PM, lannan13 wrote:
At 8/4/2013 10:27:15 AM, orangemayhem wrote:
At 8/3/2013 10:22:52 PM, daytonanerd wrote:
At 8/3/2013 10:19:55 PM, DetectableNinja wrote:
Informative... :P

We still have time before this tournament comes around. As time goes by, more details of this tournament will be released.

The DDO Prepared tournament and the Jury Voting tournament still have to finish before this one comes up.

The Prepareds might not be finished for a very, VERY long time if R1 is anything to go by...

It's sad...

If we ever do it again, the format will need a few tweaks...

You weren't the one who set it up. I'll be happy to set up another one with you.
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If the sky's the limit then why do we have footprints on the Moon? I'm shooting my aspirations for the stars.

"If you are going through hell, keep going." "Sir Winston Churchill

"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." "Eleanor Roosevelt

Topics I want to debate. (http://tinyurl.com...)
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RoyLatham
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8/8/2013 10:47:06 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
On a number of tournaments the signups have been filled before a happen to see the announcement in the forum. I'm not too keen on tournaments because the voting turnout was so poor in the last couple of tournaments I tried, but maybe a PM notice of an upcoming tournament would be good for those who might be interested.

BTW, I think the 10 day default voting period and voter leaderboard are positive steps in encouraging voting.
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8/8/2013 10:54:52 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 8/8/2013 10:47:06 PM, RoyLatham wrote:
On a number of tournaments the signups have been filled before a happen to see the announcement in the forum. I'm not too keen on tournaments because the voting turnout was so poor in the last couple of tournaments I tried, but maybe a PM notice of an upcoming tournament would be good for those who might be interested.

Daytona contacted me about this and a stipulation of my support (members are welcome to do tournament whenever and however they like, but I'll help in specific ways with some conditions) was that we did what we could to make it succeed. First that would mean waiting until the other tournaments are over so that enough of the higher ranked members sign up, and that not too many debates are thinning out the voting pool, and secondly that we explore ways to encourage more voting. I think PMs to give notice, is one way we can do that.

BTW, I think the 10 day default voting period and voter leaderboard are positive steps in encouraging voting.

Thanks. I actually asked for the default voting period to be changed based on a post that you made awhile ago. I wanted the 3 day voting period to be removed entirely, but just changing the default should help for now.

The voting leaderboard is a start to something we'll continue to work on. It should encourage voting a bit, but like most things on the site, its a work in progress.
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8/8/2013 11:52:37 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
So what will the filter be to keep out newbies?

99% percentile?
3000+ ELO?
3500+ ELO?

I mean, you claim that this tourny will be for da pros.
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8/9/2013 12:05:55 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 8/8/2013 11:52:37 PM, xXCryptoXx wrote:
So what will the filter be to keep out newbies?

99% percentile?
3000+ ELO?
3500+ ELO?

I mean, you claim that this tourny will be for da pros.

Probably some combination of ELO and total debates... I guess Daytona will work out those details. I imagine it will also come down to total interest. If the restrictions are too high, it wont have nearly enough participants.
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daytonanerd
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8/9/2013 12:20:58 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 8/8/2013 11:52:37 PM, xXCryptoXx wrote:
So what will the filter be to keep out newbies?

99% percentile?
3000+ ELO?
3500+ ELO?

I mean, you claim that this tourny will be for da pros.

Percentile is a flawed system. That's why ELO was created.

I have decided to set the limit to where you can only have a 3500 ELO or above.

If the sign ups aren't filled within a week of that, then the limit will be set down to at least 3200 ELO. Finally, if it still can't fill up, the lowest limit will be set at 3000 ELO.

Yeah, this tournament has some advanced things in terms of sign ups, but when the time comes, I'll let you guys know more.
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8/9/2013 12:22:32 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 8/9/2013 12:20:58 AM, daytonanerd wrote:
At 8/8/2013 11:52:37 PM, xXCryptoXx wrote:
So what will the filter be to keep out newbies?

99% percentile?
3000+ ELO?
3500+ ELO?

I mean, you claim that this tourny will be for da pros.

Percentile is a flawed system. That's why ELO was created.

I have decided to set the limit to where you can only have a 3500 ELO or above.

If the sign ups aren't filled within a week of that, then the limit will be set down to at least 3200 ELO. Finally, if it still can't fill up, the lowest limit will be set at 3000 ELO.

Yeah, this tournament has some advanced things in terms of sign ups, but when the time comes, I'll let you guys know more.

Bah, I actually might be interested in this tourny.
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daytonanerd
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8/9/2013 12:29:30 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 8/9/2013 12:22:32 AM, xXCryptoXx wrote:
At 8/9/2013 12:20:58 AM, daytonanerd wrote:
At 8/8/2013 11:52:37 PM, xXCryptoXx wrote:
So what will the filter be to keep out newbies?

99% percentile?
3000+ ELO?
3500+ ELO?

I mean, you claim that this tourny will be for da pros.

Percentile is a flawed system. That's why ELO was created.

I have decided to set the limit to where you can only have a 3500 ELO or above.

If the sign ups aren't filled within a week of that, then the limit will be set down to at least 3200 ELO. Finally, if it still can't fill up, the lowest limit will be set at 3000 ELO.

Yeah, this tournament has some advanced things in terms of sign ups, but when the time comes, I'll let you guys know more.

Bah, I actually might be interested in this tourny.

Better rack up some ELO before the tourney sign ups come around.

Quick! Debate RoyLatham! Lol.
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