2016 Summer Hiatus Challenge - Introduction, Rules, and Wildcard Eligibility

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Re: 2016 Summer Hiatus Challenge - Introduction, Rules, and Wildcard Eligibility

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Eligible for Rookie. Not sure about ATB, since my Sports Jeopardy! appearance will air Sept. 21.

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I'm eligible for Rookie, ATB, and College!

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Re: 2016 Summer Hiatus Challenge - Introduction, Rules, and Wildcard Eligibility

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New to SHC, so I'm eligible for Rookie WC and ATB. Thanks.

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oduguy22 wrote:New to SHC, so I'm eligible for Rookie WC and ATB. Thanks.
Also new to the SHC, and eligible for ATB and Rookie.

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Eligible for rookie and ATB. Thanks for organizing!

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ATB (sigh)

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Rookie here.

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ATB

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I am eligible for the ATB wild card. Thanks!

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Teen, college, ATB

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Re: 2016 Summer Hiatus Challenge - Introduction, Rules, and Wildcard Eligibility

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So...it is better to just not answer something you don't know rather than guess and be incorrect?

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Thanks so much for running this! I'm eligible for the ATB wild card, as if that were remotely plausible.

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SBurrus wrote:So...it is better to just not answer something you don't know rather than guess and be incorrect?
Yes. No answer (clam) scores zero. Wrong answers score -1/-2/-3/-4/-5 points.

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rjaguar3 wrote:
SBurrus wrote:So...it is better to just not answer something you don't know rather than guess and be incorrect?
Yes. No answer (clam) scores zero. Wrong answers score -1/-2/-3/-4/-5 points.
Technically, as far as expected value goes, if you can narrow it down to two choices on the first category or 3 on the second, it's still worth it to guess. What you don't want to do is make wild-ass guesses just to put something down, like you would in LL.

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Re: 2016 Summer Hiatus Challenge - Introduction, Rules, and Wildcard Eligibility

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Eligible for College and Kids/Teens

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I didn't realize until just now that there was a SENIOR wild card category, so I will add my name to that list also, if I may.

For the record, this is my first use of that appellation for anything, although I did try at the YMCA here. Alas, they are not as progressive as the good folks running the SHC; 60 is their number.
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Re: 2016 Summer Hiatus Challenge - Introduction, Rules, and Wildcard Eligibility

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OK, gonna try dipping my toe back into the SHC waters again.

I am ATB-eligible.

Many thanks to OntarioQuizzer, rjaguar3, and the rest of the team!

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Re: 2016 Summer Hiatus Challenge - Introduction, Rules, and Wildcard Eligibility

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I am Rookie and ATB eligible.

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Re: 2016 Summer Hiatus Challenge - Introduction, Rules, and Wildcard Eligibility

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Hi,

Already introduced myself further up the thread, but the standings page is missing my ATB eligibility. Thanks!

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Re: 2016 Summer Hiatus Challenge - Introduction, Rules, and Wildcard Eligibility

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ATB

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