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Egroeg Evoli
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11 March 2013 - 4.32am

Oh, whoops- forgot about this. So, is it still happening?

If it is, I'll start checking through the posts to find contenders, and whoever wants to suggest/nominate can PM me. But if anyone doesn't want the contest to happen, just say so, and I'll call it off.

Apologies to Sun King for taking the thread over, and thanks to him for creating it. (Please note: the source has been cited.)

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Little Piggy Dragonguy
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11 March 2013 - 1.11pm

Is this only from January to now? Has there even been any rewrites?

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Linde
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11 March 2013 - 3.07pm

Fun idea, but I think most people just won't be bothered to vote.

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parlance
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24 October 2013 - 5.29pm

Just wondering if anyone was still interested in doing this? I've been thinking of likely candidates for the categories and didn't realize how much time had passed since the last comment.

parlance

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meanmistermustard

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24 October 2013 - 6.54pm

Mr Sun King was the man behind it all, if i remember correctly.

Depends on if anyone wants to co-ordinate it all and if others are going to vote and be involved.  I'll happily get involved. There should be a template for award categories somewhere in the thread and then folks can suggest others.

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AppleScruffJunior
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24 October 2013 - 7.29pm

+1 I probably won't win anything but I can think of some people for those original categories but I suggest another category

 

'Creepiest Paul admirer'

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Sky999
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24 October 2013 - 7.40pm

AppleScruffJunior said
+1 I probably won't win anything but I can think of some people for those original categories but I suggest another category

 

'Creepiest Paul admirer'

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That one would be a tough one to choose. 

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24 October 2013 - 7.55pm

AppleScruffJunior said
+1 I probably won't win anything but I can think of some people for those original categories but I suggest another category

'Creepiest Paul admirer'

Should we decided to reinstate the "Pepper's" this year, which I like the idea of, I think we should avoid words like "Creepiest" in any new category we decide to add. Maybe "Most Obsessive admirer", but someone may be offended if we were to label the "Creepiest".

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Sky999
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24 October 2013 - 7.57pm

mja6758 said

AppleScruffJunior said
+1 I probably won't win anything but I can think of some people for those original categories but I suggest another category

'Creepiest Paul admirer'

Should we decided to reinstate the "Pepper's" this year, which I like the idea of, I think we should avoid words like "Creepiest" in any new category we decide to add. Maybe "Most Obsessive admirer", but someone may be offended if we were to label the "Creepiest".

That will work, mja apple01

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fabfouremily
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24 October 2013 - 7.58pm

I'm up for it if most people want to and are willing to get involved, otherwise there'll just be a few people voting and that will be a bit... well, not very good.

And yeah, ''most admiring Paul fan'', or something like that is better than ''creepiest''. That one will be very difficult :D

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parlance
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24 October 2013 - 8.07pm

I'd be willing to help. And I like the idea of keeping it positive.

How apropos, this is post 2013.

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meanmistermustard

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24 October 2013 - 8.10pm

Would someone here really be offended by "the creepiest"? I can see why that might be but i would hope that knowing the context that it wouldn't an issue. Suppose its best to be careful. 

So is anyone wanting to oversee the organisation, gathering, and announcement of the awards. Ill do it if enough people want to be involved by voting but would happily give it someone who has an urge to lead the way.

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fabfouremily
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24 October 2013 - 8.25pm

Wouldn't you mind being called creepy, mmm? I see it as a bit of a bad thing to say about someone. Images of dirty, old, sexist teachers come to mind.

Anyway, if this goes ahead, someone who posts frequently should do it so that they know what each person posts like. I thought Parlance would do it, really, as she is the one who's brought this back up. If you want to, that is.

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AppleScruffJunior
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24 October 2013 - 8.27pm

Fine then exclude "creepiest"

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24 October 2013 - 8.32pm

Yeah, I really don't like "creepiest" either. Calling the category something like "Most Likely to Stalk Paul" basically conveys the same thing in a gentler "funny greeting card" kind of way, I think.

Oh, and after looking at ASJr.'s post, I hope you guys add the category "Most likely to passive-aggressively complain about somebody's animated GIF avatar" so I can be assured of a victory! (If I haven't already won for pissing & whining about LHL's and Parlance's, earlier in the year...)

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parlance
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24 October 2013 - 8.34pm

Maybe MMM and I could work together? I don't see it being overwhelming, but if it is, at least sharing the work would keep us both cheerful about it. :-D

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AppleScruffJunior
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24 October 2013 - 8.39pm

Funnily enough vonbontee it was originally going to be called
Most likely to stalk Paul:

 

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24 October 2013 - 8.59pm

So just a recap, what we have, with ASJ's addition:

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Funniest Poster

Funniest Post

Longest thread that hasn't been derailed

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Most willing to Voice their opinion
Most respectful even through disagreements
Most likely to cheer up someone in a bad mood

Awesomest nickname!

Awesomest Signature

Most Obsessive/Admiring/Likely to Stalk Paul fan

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I have a couple of suggestions: Perhaps we could have Most Devoted/Most Admiring categories for all four Beatles?

Also: Most Quickly Derailed Thread

 

parlance

Beware of sadness. It can hit you. It can hurt you. Make you sore and what is more, that is not what you are here for. - George

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trcanberra
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24 October 2013 - 9.25pm

Derailing threads?

People don't REALLY do that, do they? :)

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24 October 2013 - 9.42pm

a-hard-days-night-ringo-8 ;-D

I have a couple others:

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