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Sun 20 Jul 14 #1 
JMK
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An overview of the various tournaments run on the site.

The Decathlon is comprised of 30 category challenges - 3 from each of the 10 categories (Language, Science & Nature, History & Mythology, Music etc). It is an individual competition. It takes place in the 3rd week of each month. A reminder for that will be posted in the Decathlon Forum and on your home page the week prior to the start. You can add yourself to the Decathlon by clicking on your profile and clicking Add me to the Decathlon

Individual Category Tournaments E.g. the Language Tournament and the Music Tournament. These tournaments are comprised of 30 different subjects from one category. It is an individual competition. Sometimes a related single subject rally competition will run alongside this. It is usually held bi-monthly in the 4th week of the month. Sign up will be in the Other Tournaments Forum and on your Home Page the week before it starts.

Mythsterious History Tournament
Watch Your Language Tournament
Arts & Literature Tournament
Geography Tournament
Music Tournament
Minties Movies Moments Tournament
Spicy Sports Tournament
Sizzling Science Tournament

The Mexican Wave This annual tournament is named for a treasured member of Factacular, Susana Sànchez, who died in 2008 and recognises all those Facta members who have died. Details are still to be confirmed but last time it was a single subject tournament played in teams of 2, with subjects relating to Susanna in some way. Teams will be formed by JMK based on how well people have performed in other tournaments (Decathlon and the Dailies) with those with better scores paired with those with lower scores. Sign up will be in the Other Tournaments Forum and on your Home Page the week before it starts.

The Kevvie This one is comprised of 30 random brainoffs and is competed in teams of 4. It is held in the first week of the month. Sign up is in the Kevvie Forum and on your home page the week before it starts.

Factacular Cup
A knockout competition using random brainoffs that is held a few times per year. First round consists of 6 random brainoff and players are ranked according to their cumulative scores. This score is then used to partner people in Knockout fashion until there is one winner. Challenges must be played within 24 hours. Sign up is posted in the Other Tournaments Forum and on your home page the week prior to the start. It is held in week 5 whenever there are 5 weeks in the month.

The Java Jive is the most evil competition known to womankind. This comprises of 30 single subject challenges lovingly chosen by our resident Factactrix Java, with help from her Partner in Crime (me). Health Warning - This tournament can damage your mental health, it is not for the faint-hearted! It takes place in the 2nd week of the month once participants have recovered from the previous one. It is a pairs competition, you will be paired with someone based on your sign-up date so new people get to be with those who are more experienced and can provide first aid if needed. Sign up will be in the Other Tournaments Forum and on your Home Page the week before it starts.

Team Pursuit
Teams of two complete 3 challenges from each subject each day. At the completion or expiry of challenges for a given day, awards in the form of served pie are given to each of the winners of the two subjects and further bonus pie is awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd point scorers overall relative to that day of play. The team with the most pie awarded at the end of all 5 days of play wins the tournament. The tournament takes place in week 2 usually but not every month. The actual timing of this event may vary according to other events.

Pot Black
A slightly complicated tournament where the rules are only understood by it's creators (Jmaxg & Kevg). :) Players receive brainoffs where they have to 'pot the red' by scoring over a certain threshold (800 in the last version but this could change). They then nominate a subject they wish to play (eg Music or Music) and the band of points they will score in. Points are scored for potting the red and scoring in the zone for you chosen subject. Most points wins.

Various other competitions may take place if and when members have the time and inclination to run them.


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Sun 20 Jul 14 #2 
JMK
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July 2014
Week 1: (3 - 7 Mar) Kevvie
Week 2: : 
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Sizzling Science Tournament

August
Week 1: (Aug 4 - 8)
Week 2: Jive? : 
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Mythsterious History Tournament

September
Week 1: (1 - 6  Sept) Kevvie
Week 2: : 
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Watch Your Language Tournament
Week 5: Factacular Cup

October
Week 1: (Oct 6 - 10)) Jive?
Week 2: : 
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Arts & Literature Tournament

Kevvie has been shifted to every 2nd month

 




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Sat 30 Aug 14 #3 
JMK
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August 2014
Week 1: (Aug 4 - 8)
Week 2: Jive? :
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Mythsterious History Tournament

September 2014
Week 1: (1 - 6 Sept) Kevvie
Week 2: :
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Watch Your Language Tournament
Week 5: Factacular Cup

October 2014
Week 1: (Oct 6 - 10)) Jive
Week 2: :
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Arts & Literature Tournament

November 2014
Week 1: (3 - 7 Nov) Kevvie
Week 2: :
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Geography Tournament

December 2014
Week 1:
Week 2: Decathlon
Week 3: No tourney
Week 4: Xmas week - no tournies
Week 5: Factacular Cup

January 2015
Week 1: (5 - 9 Jan) Kevvie
Week 2: : Team Pursuit
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: MusicTournament


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Mon 19 Jan 15 #4 
JMK
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January 2015
Week 1: (5 - 9 Jan) Kevvie
Week 2: : Team Pursuit
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Music Tournament ​

February 2015
Week 1: (Feb 2 - 6) Jive
Week 2: :
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Minties Movies Moments Tournament

March 2015
Week 1: (2 - 6 Mar) Kevvie
Week 2: :
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Spicy Sports Tournament
Week 5 : factacular Cup

April 2015
Week 1: (6 - 10 Apr) Jive
Week 2: :
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Sizzling Science Tournament

May 2015
Week 1: 4 - 8 May) Kevvie
Week 2: : Team Pursuit
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Mythsterious History Tournament


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Tue 20 Jan 15 #5 
jmaxg
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Thanks for adding the month and year boss.  It helps.

You might wanna think about re-doing the "Team Pursuit" summary above.




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Tue 20 Jan 15 #6 
JMK
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Done.




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Thu 22 Jan 15 #7 
jmaxg
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Not quite.....

Might I suggest you change the "Team Pursuit" summary from this:

"Team Pursuit
Teams of two complete 3 challenges from each subject each day. Scores are accumulated over the week. The tournament takes place in week 2 usually but not every month. The actual timing of this event may vary according to other events. Pie is awarded to teams winning for a subject and each day. The team with the most pie wins."

To this:

"Team Pursuit
Teams of two complete 3 challenges from each subject each day. At the completion or expiry of challenges for a given day, awards in the form of served pie are given to each of the winners of the two subjects and further bonus pie is awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd point scorers overall relative to that day of play. The team with the most pie awarded at the end of all 5 days of play wins the tournament. The tournament takes place in week 2 usually but not every month. The actual timing of this event may vary according to other events."

"Teams of two complete 3 challenges from each subject each day. Scores are accumulated over the week." is not actually true with the Team Pursuit in it's current form.

I hope my revised version is acceptable.




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Tue 24 Feb 15 #8 
JMK
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March 2015
Week 1: (2 - 6 Mar) Kevvie
Week 2: :
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Spicy Sports Tournament
Week 5 : Factacular Cup

April 2015
Week 1: (6 - 10 Apr) Jive
Week 2: : ?
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Sizzling Science Tournament

May 2015
Week 1: 4 - 8 May) Kevvie
Week 2: : ?
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Mythsterious History Tournament


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Mon 27 Apr 15 #9 
JMK
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April 2015
Week 1: (6 - 10 Apr) Jive
Week 2: :
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Sizzling Science Tournament

May 2015
Week 1: 4 - 8 May) Kevvie
Week 2: : ?
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Mythsterious History Tournament

June 2015
Week 1: (1 - 5 June) Jive
Week 2: :
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Watch Your Language Tournament
Week 5:

July 2015
Week 1: (6 - 10 July) Kevvie
Week 2: : ?
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Arts & Literature Tournament


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Thu 14 May 15 #10 
jmaxg
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No Factacular Cup in week five of June from me.

Stu is welcome if he's up to it.




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Thu 14 May 15 #11 
JMK
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Removed it.




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Thu 14 May 15 #12 
jmaxg
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I guess that's a "no".




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Tue 21 Jul 15 #13 
JMK
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July 2015
Week 1: (6 - 10 July) Kevvie
Week 2: : ?
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Arts & Literature Tournament 

August 2015
Week 1: (3 - 7 Aug) Jive
Week 2: :
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Geography Tournament

Werk 5: ?

September 2015
Week 1: 7 - 11 Sept) Kevvie
Week 2: : ?
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Music Tournament

 




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Tue 21 Jul 15 #14 
telemachus
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Thanks, JMK - the tourneys keep me on my toes. Looking forward to Arts & Lit.




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Wed 22 Jul 15 #15 
sally906
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I second that. The tournements are great. 




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Sun 20 Sep 15 #16 
JMK
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September 2015
Week 1: 7 - 11 Sept) Kevvie
Week 2: :
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Minties Movies Moments Tournament

October 2015
Week 1: No Jive this month
Week 2:
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Spicy Sports Tournament

November 2015
Week 1: 7 (2 - 6 Nov) Kevvie
Week 2:
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Geography
Week 5:

December 2015
Week 1: (7 - 11 Dec) Jive
Week 2: Decathlon
Week 3: No tournies
Week 4:


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Mon 18 Jan 16 #17 
JMK
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January 2016
Week 1:
Week 2: : Kevvie 11 - 15 Jan
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Sizzling Science Tournament

February 2016
Week 1: Tea for Two 1 - 5 Feb
Week 2:
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Mythsterious History Tournament

March 2016
Week 1: Kevvie 7 - 11 March
Week 2:
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Watch Your Language Tournament

April 2016
Week 1: Kevvie 4 - 8 April
Week 2:
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Arts & Literature Tournament


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Tue 26 Jan 16 #18 
rmcmanus
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The next 3 months have my favorites coming up, woohoo!




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Wed 27 Jan 16 #19 
sally906
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I agree - the only one I'm sad about is March Week 4: Watch Your Language Tournament - love that one and I am flitting around Europe that week (and the following 2) so while I will have some internet access is not reliable - so will miss out ***pout***




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Mon 11 Apr 16 #20 
JMK
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April 2016
Week 1: Kevvie 4 - 8 April
Week 2:
Week 3: 100th Decathlon
Week 4: Arts & Literature Tournament

May 2016
Week 1:
Week 2: Jive
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Minties Movies Moments Tournament
Week 5: Facta Cup

June 2016
Week 1: Kevvie 6 - 10 June
Week 2:
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Geography Tournament

July 2016
Week 1: Kevvie 4 - 8 July
Week 2: Team Pursuit (Anyone for Pie?)
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Music Tournament
Week 5: Facta Cup

August 2016
Week 1: Kevvie 8 - 12 August
Week 2: ?
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Spicy Sports Tournament


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Tue 12 Apr 16 #21 
jmaxg
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Last week in May 2016.....gotcha.  An email or PM in May would be cool too more than two weeks before.  You know, just in case I completely forgot.

I dug up the system by the way.......I forgot I made alterations.




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Mon 18 Apr 16 #22 
Java
Factactrix

Can you put in a Jive for May?




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Mon 18 Apr 16 #23 
JMK
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Done.




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Fri 10 Jun 16 #24 
Java
Factactrix

Week Two in July - confirm the Team Pursuit Tournament. 

There will be pie!




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Wed 17 Aug 16 #25 
JMK
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August 2016
Week 1: Kevvie 8 - 12 August
Week 2: ?
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Spicy Sports Tournament

September 2016
Week 1: Kevvie 5 - 9 September
Week 2: Pot Black
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Sizzling Science Tournament

October 2016
Week 1: Kevvie 3 - 7 October
Week 2: Team Pursuit (More pie anyone?)
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Mythsterious History Tournament
Week 5: Facta Cup


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Sat 20 Aug 16 #26 
jmaxg
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If you can, Oh Boss Of Site, mark the inaugural Pot Black tournament down for Week 2 in September.

I'll be doing it all in MS Excel at first. And the first tournament will be crazily easy to play.

But I have to start somewhere.




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Sat 20 Aug 16 #27 
Helen McKenzie
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Looking forward to that one jmaxg, is that like the trial we did?




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Tue 23 Aug 16 #28 
jmaxg
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Much like it....maybe with some tune ups like what level a red score is to qualify and what zones are the colour scoring zones.

At this stage, tournament number 1 will be based on the trial with red ball qualifying scores set at 1,250.

Coloured ball zones will be based on the graphic you have seen which I will post again in the introductory forum that I have a couple of weeks to sort out.

Looking forward to it.

But I reserve the right to change conditions from tournament to tournament depending on the results from the tournament before.




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Thu 25 Aug 16 #29 
jmaxg
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I had a think about it....

The scores forum will show every red ball game for every day. In that, you will see if you qualified or did not. One to five day's games is what you will see.

At this stage, personal games sent relative to coloured ball challenges will NOT be reflected except as a consequence of points scored on the overall table.

The overall table will show their results.  I know that is not auditable but I am working on it.

My thinking is that I will program the system to provide links to all games played, much like I do in the Factacular Cup.

But that may take some time.




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Thu 25 Aug 16 #30 
jmaxg
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Not sure how to respond to each personal game.

I am hoping my system will produce a summary for me to copy and paste based on their individual score.

Something along the lines of:

Target: Blue

Target Variation: 1800 to 1900

Your Score:  1750

Result: -5

Summary:  The player undershot the scoring zone.  That resulted in a penalty equal to the value of the colour they were shooting for.

I don't know how to handle that yet BUT that's what this game is all about.

I mean, I can do it in scoring.......not a problem.......just letting players know is what is screwing me up.

Maybe I am overthinking this and should just let it play out.

 




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Thu 25 Aug 16 #31 
jmaxg
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Am I backing out?

No effing way!  This is GOING to happen.

Just going through some deep breathing excercises is all.

I KNOW I have created my own tournaments in the past.....still, just gimme a second.

Two weeks?  Yup....I can deal with that.




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Thu 25 Aug 16 #32 
Helen McKenzie
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Your doing an amazing job and it will all work out and will be a fantastic tournament




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Thu 25 Aug 16 #33 
jmaxg
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Thanks Helen.......I will do my best.




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Thu 25 Aug 16 #34 
jmaxg
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And yes, that meant something to me.




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Fri 26 Aug 16 #35 
sally906
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Yay JMAXG - you're a daft bugger - you will do it and you will do it well. 




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Sat 27 Aug 16 #36 
tallyho
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Jmaxg, that sounds like a great tourney for people like me who like playing but rarely look,down from the top of the podium!   Looking forward to it and thanks so much for all you do!




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Tue 30 Aug 16 #37 
jmaxg
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Look, you are all lovely and thank you.

But the point is, with some of us, well ME really, that's what I do.

I KNOW I am not getting paid for it and could stop doing it anytime I like.

But YOU guys like it so that's why I do it.

It's just as simple as that.

Don't thank me.  Let me thank you.




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Tue 30 Aug 16 #38 
jmaxg
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And thank JMK for the scheduling.




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Sat 3 Sep 16 #39 
jmaxg
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And thanks sally906 for yes, I am "a daft bugger".




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Sat 3 Sep 16 #40 
jmaxg
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Anyway, I have to post on Monday so everybody, thank you very much for your pump-ups.

You are the greatest and the reason I do what I do.

See you on Monday.




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Thu 22 Sep 16 #41 
jmaxg
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Java has said, if y'all don't mind, how about a Team Pursuit tournament during the period 10 to 14 October 2016.

Everyone loves more pie, am I right?




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Fri 23 Sep 16 #42 
killerb54
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I would enjoy that, yes




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Sat 24 Sep 16 #43 
JMK
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September 2016
Week 1: Kevvie 5 - 9 September
Week 2: Pot Black
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Sizzling Science Tournament

October 2016
Week 1: Kevvie 3 - 7 October
Week 2: Team Pursuit (More pie anyone?)
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Mythsterious History Tournament
Week 5: Pot Black

November 2016

Week 1: Kevvie 7 - 11th November
Week 2: Factacular Cup
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Watch Your Language Tournament

December 2016

Week 1: Kevvie  - 5th - 9th December
Week 2: Decathlon (Note this is a week earlier than usual)
Week 3: No tournament 
Week 4: Arts & Literature Tournament



 




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Sun 25 Sep 16 #44 
jmaxg
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If you want, I have no problem with a Factacular Cup tournament being slotted into Week 2 of November 2016.

The election will be over by then so if I am extremely happy and buoyant, or very depressed and morose, either way I'd like something to do.




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Sun 25 Sep 16 #45 
jmaxg
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Gee, that was quick.

:-D




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Wed 19 Oct 16 #46 
Helen McKenzie
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Pot Black coming up.....yay!




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Sun 30 Oct 16 #47 
JMK
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November 2016
Week 1: Kevvie 7 - 11th November
Week 2: Factacular Cup
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Watch Your Language Tournament

December 2016
Week 1:
Week 2: Decathlon (Note this is a week earlier than usual)
Week 3: No tournament
Week 4:

January 2017
Week 1:
Week 2: Team Pursuit Tournament
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: The Mexican Wave Memorial Tournament
Week 5: Arts & Literature Tournament

February 2017
Week 1: Kevvie 6 - 10 February
Week 2: Pot Black
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Geography Tournament


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Tue 20 Dec 16 #48 
jmaxg
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For week two in January 2017 how about either a Team Pursuit or Java Jive.

We just don't know which at this stage.




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Tue 20 Dec 16 #49 
sally906
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Sounds like a plan :)




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Thu 22 Dec 16 #50 
jmaxg
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Java has spoken.

She orders a Team Pursuit Tournament tournament for Week Two of January 2017.

Call me a pussy, call me whatever you like.

But if She says that, it will be so.




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Thu 22 Dec 16 #51 
jmaxg
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Yes, I deliberately used the term and promoted Javas's first letter to a capital.




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Thu 22 Dec 16 #52 
jmaxg
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That is my right.




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Sat 14 Jan 17 #53 
Allan R. Matthes
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Arts and Lit tournament seems to be in the wrong place on the above schedule. Is it the week after the Mexican Wave?




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Sun 15 Jan 17 #54 
JMK
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Yep, got a week ahead of myself.




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Tue 17 Jan 17 #55 
jmaxg
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Sorry JMK but "Week 1: Kevvie 7 - 6 February" (as above) is a wee bit confusing.

Starting on Tuesday, February the 7th and ending on Monday, February the 6th?

Might I suggest Monday the 6th til Friday the 10th?

Or did we create a wormhole and "Scientific American" forgot to publish it?




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Tue 17 Jan 17 #56 
JMK
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Work on the wormhole has been held up so I've ammended it to 6th - 10th Feb.




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Tue 17 Jan 17 #57 
jmaxg
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In that case, one Pot Black tournament will be delivered as ordered.




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Tue 17 Jan 17 #58 
sally906
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Oh goodie - I do like the Pot Black tournament.  I feel quite wicked playing it - because when I was a wee thing I was told in no uncertain terms by my father and his cronies that women/girls can't play pool or snooker!!!




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Tue 17 Jan 17 #59 
Helen McKenzie
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I love playing pool, we have a large pool table at home and often have games with hubby. I tend to win alot as i always have the most balls left on the table lol. I too look forward to the Pot Black tournie.




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Tue 17 Jan 17 #60 
jmaxg
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"I love playing pool, we have a large pool table at home and often have games with hubby. I tend to win alot as i always have the most balls left on the table lol. I too look forward to the Pot Black tournie."

~ H. Mckenzie - former brain surgeon

Ok ladies, I will promise this........no more dropping dacks.

Given the above, that is the best I can do.




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Tue 17 Jan 17 #61 
jmaxg
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Helen? That was so bloody funny.

One of the sharpest comedy deliveries on this site in many a year.

Be aware that this site does not always pick up on a good joke.




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Tue 17 Jan 17 #62 
Helen McKenzie
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hahaha




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Tue 17 Jan 17 #63 
jmaxg
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I for one am proud to acknowledge a good joke.




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Tue 17 Jan 17 #64 
jmaxg
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Not politically acceptable maybe.

But what Helen did above was to point out she was ok with it. Not only ok, she contributed to the joke.

In fact, it was HER joke!

That's the point. It may not have been a correct joke. May have been as politically incorrect as hell. But Helen thought it was funny.

And if any of you think Helen is not a good person and cannot work out a good joke, then you have a fight on your hands.

I thought her joke, as delivered, was very, very funny.




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Tue 17 Jan 17 #65 
jmaxg
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In any case, get ready your balls and cues.

Because with effect the 13th to 17th February 2017, you are about to be snookered.

And it's getting better and I am getting prouder tournament after tournament.




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Tue 17 Jan 17 #66 
Helen McKenzie
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My balls are ready and my cues are chalked.....bring it on!




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Tue 17 Jan 17 #67 
Ruby Franks
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Pot Black is too important to joke about. To plagiarise Bill Shankly: Pot Black is not just a matter of life and death, it's far more serious than that.




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Tue 17 Jan 17 #68 
jmaxg
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Not sure if that much love of the tournament is appropriate.




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Tue 17 Jan 17 #69 
jmaxg
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BUT I understand in a certain way.




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Tue 17 Jan 17 #70 
jmaxg
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And here I was thinking players just stuffed it up.




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Tue 17 Jan 17 #71 
jmaxg
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No! No! It's just a tournament. No societal face saving crap here! Either you can pot a ball or you can't.




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Tue 17 Jan 17 #72 
jmaxg
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To assume that Pot Black is a metaphor for struggle and that players are just poor bastards "et al" is correct in that we are all poor bastards and snooker does have the effect of bringing down the opposition.

On the other hand, it could just be a game of skill that we like and I got the whole idea wrong.




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Tue 21 Feb 17 #73 
JMK
Editor

March 2017
Week 1: Kevvie 6 - 10 March
Week 2: Java Jive
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Music Tournament

April 2017
Week 1: Kevvie 3 - 7 April
Week 2: Team Pursuit
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Minties Movies Moments Tournament

May 2017
Week 1: Kevvie 1 - 5 May
Week 2: Pot Black
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Spicy Sports Tournament
Week 5: Factacular Cup


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Thu 23 Feb 17 #74 
jmaxg
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Where is the Factacular Cup?

As far as May 2017 and still no Factacular Cup scheduled?

Bright But Idle might be VERY pissed off!

Might I suggest a revision:

March 2017

Week 2: Factacular Cup

April 2017

Week 2: Java Jive

May 2017

Week 2: Team Pursuit

If you have a space for a Pot Black in June, July or August, then ok.

If not, there will be a spot eventually and we shall see how the new conditions work out.




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Thu 23 Feb 17 #75 
JMK
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Facta cup is usually scheduled where there are 5 weeks in a month.  I've added it to May.

Week 2 is up to you to tell me what you want.

How about:

March: Week 2: Java Jive

April: Week 2: Team Pursuit
April Week 4: Pot Black?

May: week 2: Pot Black
May: Week 5: Factacular Cup

You could have a Pot Black in week 4 of April as well if you want. Or variations of the above. Let me know what you decide.




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Thu 23 Feb 17 #76 
jmaxg
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I forgot that the running of the Factacular Cup is specific and I apologise.

Keep with the Java Jive in Week 2 of March 2017

I think that the Team Pursuit is popular so go ahead and schedule it for Week 2 of April 2017.

The next Pot Black can be Week 2 of May 2017 and, of course, the Factacular Cup will follow along at Week 5.

How's that?




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Thu 23 Feb 17 #77 
jmaxg
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Do you think we should do two Pot Blacks month after month?

I can do it of course and will say "yes". But it's up to you.

If you think it's ok then yes.....schedule a Pot Black for the last week of April 2017 and the week after the Kevvie in May 2017.




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Thu 23 Feb 17 #78 
jmaxg
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It keeps changing therefore the more times we run it, the better it's gonna get.




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Thu 23 Feb 17 #79 
jmaxg
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Changed my mind. This is the way it should be:

March 2017
Week 1: Kevvie 6 - 10 March
Week 2: Java Jive
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Music Tournament

April 2017
Week 1: Kevvie 3 - 7 April
Week 2: Team Pursuit
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Minties Movies Moments Tournament

May 2017
Week 1: Kevvie 1 - 5 May
Week 2: Pot Black
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Spicy Sports Tournament
Week 5: Factacular Cup

I LOVE the "Minties Movies" tournament (Week 4, April 2017). I have no wish to replace it. Pot Black can hold until the next month (Week 2, May 2017).




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Thu 23 Feb 17 #80 
JMK
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I wasn't going to replace Movies, just move it to May. But happy either way.




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Thu 23 Feb 17 #81 
jmaxg
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The above is best in my opinion.

We get a Jive (March), a Team Pursuit (April), another Pot Black in May as well as the Facta Cup.

Plus, I get to play my favourite JMK tournament earlier rather than later.

:-)




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Thu 23 Feb 17 #82 
JMK
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February 2017
Week 1: Kevvie 6 - 10 February
Week 2: Pot Black
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Geography Tournament

March 2017
Week 1: Kevvie 6 - 10 March
Week 2: Java Jive
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Music Tournament

April 2017
Week 1: Kevvie 3 - 7 April
Week 2: Minties Movies Moments Tournament
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Team Pursuit

May 2017
Week 1: Kevvie 1 - 5 May
Week 2: Pot Black
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Spicy Sports Tournament
Week 5: Factacular Cup




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Sat 25 Feb 17 #83 
jmaxg
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Looks great.




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Mon 15 May 17 #84 
JMK
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May 2017
Week 1: Kevvie 1 - 5 May
Week 2: Pot Black
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Spicy Sports Tournament
Week 5: Factacular Cup

June 2017
Week 1: Kevvie 5th - 8th June
Week 2: ?
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4:  Sizzling Science Tournament

July 2017
Week 1: Kevvie 3rd - 7th July
Week 2: ?
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4:  Mythsterious History Tournament
Week 5 ?

 

 




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Mon 29 May 17 #85 
tallyho
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No Java?   




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Mon 29 May 17 #86 
JMK
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Yep, just sorting out when. Will be in one of the ? weeks.




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Tue 30 May 17 #87 
jmaxg
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JMK is just asking politely if I will overdose.

I don't think I will. Having said that, the previous onslaught of tournaments was a bit tiring. Two in one month? Woof!

But it's her schedule. All she has to do is ask.




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Tue 30 May 17 #88 
JMK
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June 2017
Week 1: Kevvie 5th - 8th June
Week 2: Java Jive
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4:  Sizzling Science Tournament

July 2017
Week 1: Kevvie 3rd - 7th July
Week 2: Pot Black
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4:  Mythsterious History Tournament
Week 5 : Team Pursuit




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Tue 6 Jun 17 #89 
jmaxg
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You never asked for my permission about Pot Black being ok for week two. Pot Black is a very special and an OWNED tournament.




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Tue 6 Jun 17 #90 
jmaxg
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Having said that, whilst in my control, I'll allow expression.




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Tue 6 Jun 17 #91 
JMK
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Check your PMs, I think you wil find you said ok there.




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Fri 9 Jun 17 #92 
Ruby Franks
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What are we doing next week?




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Fri 9 Jun 17 #93 
JMK
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Looks like we'll be having a break to get ready for the Decathlon.




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Sat 10 Jun 17 #94 
jmaxg
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Take the Factacular Cup.

It is a good idea.




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Sat 10 Jun 17 #95 
Helen McKenzie
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Are we not having the Java Jive?




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Sat 10 Jun 17 #96 
Ruby Franks
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A wee bit late for sign up I think. I was just wondering if I'd done my usual idiot thing of not reading things properly and somehow missed out. 

Thanks for the prompt reply JMK, we all have time to do homework.




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Sat 10 Jun 17 #97 
JMK
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Not this month Helen, Jmax has been ill. Will postpone it for now.




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Sat 10 Jun 17 #98 
Helen McKenzie
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That is best, i hope he gets well soon.




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Wed 5 Jul 17 #99 
JMK
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July 2017
Week 1: Kevvie 3rd - 7th July
Week 2: 
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4:  Sizzling Science Tournament
Week 5 : 

August 2017
Week 1: Kevvie 7th - 11th August
Week 2: 
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4:  Mythsterious History Tournament
 



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Wed 19 Jul 17 #100 
Ruby Franks
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Is there a science tournament next week?




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Wed 19 Jul 17 #101 
JMK
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Yep, will post the sign up now.




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Tue 22 Aug 17 #102 
JMK
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August 2017
Week 1: Kevvie 7th - 11th August
Week 2:
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Mythsterious History Tournament


September 2017
Week 1: Kevvie 4th - 8th September
Week 2: Tea for Two Tornament
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Watch Your Language Tournament

October 2017
Week 1: Kevvie 2nd - 6th October
Week 2: ?
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Arts & Literature Tournament
Week 5:?


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Thu 16 Nov 17 #103 
JMK
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November 2017
Week 1: Kevvie 6th - 10th November
Week 2: 
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Geography Tournament

December 2017
Week 1: Kevvie 4th - 8th December
Week 2: Decathlon - note the earlier time for this
Week 3: No tournies
Week 4: No tournies
Week 5: Music Tournament




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Fri 26 Jan #104 
JMK
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January 2018
Week 1: 
Week 2: Kevvie 1st - 15th January
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Minties Movie Moments Tournament

February 2018
Week 1: Kevvie 5th - 9th February
Week 2: 
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Spicy Sports Tournament

March 2018

Week 1: Kevvie 5th - 9th March
Week 2: 
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Sizzling Science Tournament

April 2018
Week 1: Kevvie 2nd - 6th April
Week 2: 
Week 3: Decathlon
Week 4: Mythsterious History Tournament

 




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Fri 26 Jan #105 
rmcmanus
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You have my problem; the year is wrong :D

 




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Fri 26 Jan #106 
JMK
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Not any more, thanks.




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