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Old 12-13-2010, 08:16 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default The 2010 Musicbanter Awards - Nominations Round.

Thanks to everyone who participated in the open discussion for this years awards. Your opinions have been taken on board and a few changes made in the nomination categories.

All members now have the opportunity to vote for any MB member you wish in each category. This will then allow me to draw up a multiple choice list of candidates for each award based on the submissions of the community as a whole and will commence a voting round where you can vote for the member you want to win each award.

Please be honest in your voting and nominate the member you feel most accurately fits the descrption. This ensures that the vote is fair, without bias, and that your vote is counted but also that if the member you nominated doesnt make the list, you can still participate fully in the voting round and have your say.

  • DONT nominate yourself!
  • Only nominate ONE member for each category.

Please send your nominations list to me via PM or if you wish to do so, post it here in this thread. You have until 21st December to get them in and the final voting round will run from 22nd -31st of December. The results will be posted in the new year.

The revised list of categories are below.

Most Underrated Poster - The site's biggest underdog - someone who's positive impact on the forums is generally underappreciated or often goes unnoticed.
Smartest poster - The forums smartest member.
Most Missed Poster - The member who's presence on the boards you missed the most in 2010 due to their long periods of absence or inactivity.
Best Journal - The best Members Journal.
Biggest Drama Whore - The member who most often surrounds him or herself with drama.
Sexiest Member (male) - The male member with the most sex appeal.
Sexiest Member (female) - The female member with the most sex appeal.
Best argumentalist - The member who's best at discussing and communicating intelligently and effectively.
Worst argumentalist - The complete opposite. The member who's presence in a discussion is usually the most disruptive
Best Writer - The best writer on the site, whether they are writing a review, a summary of their day, a rant and everything inbetween.
Biggest music nerd - The member who's most knowledgeable about music.
Funniest member - The member with the best sense of humour and who often makes you laugh.
Angriest member - The bitterest member, a cynic who often responds with hostility and bitterness towards new and old members
Nicest member - The kindest member, always makes an effort to treat people well, with respect, and to be nice.
Biggest Troll - The member who's presence anywhere in the forums is most disruptive
Biggest contributor - The member who's posts and threads have contributed the most to the overall quality of the site in 2010.
Most Improved Member - The member who's somehow improved the most in his or her behaviour on the site in the past 12 months.
Most virtuosic - The member with the highest level of skill with an instrumental ability.
Best avatar - The best member avatar of 2010.
Moderator of the Year - The member of the mod team who has helped to moderate the site the most in 2010 and who's work and efforts are the most appreciated.
Best new 2010 member - The best new addition to the site in 2010.
Member of the Year 2010 - The overall best member of 2010. The member who we love, appreciate and respect the most.
Most Mainstream Music Taste - The member with the most commercial, mainstream taste in music.
Most Obscure Music Taste - The member with the most varied or obscure taste in music.
Best Thread Starter - The member with a consistent habit of making throught provoking threads that manage to bring the community together in healthy, lengthy topic of debate or discussion.
Best Mediator -The member who is best at controlling arguments, limiting negative behaviour but keeping the discussion fair, on-topic and interesting.

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Old 12-13-2010, 11:00 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Most Underrated Poster - Nine Black Poppies(she gets a raw deal, her posts are always friendly and well thought out)(we have loads of underrated posters too)
Smartest poster - TheBig3KilledMyRainDog(wow)
Most Missed Poster - NumberNineDream(post more!)
Best Journal - Aural Fixation (Great read, so it is)
Biggest Drama Whore - thirtiesgirl (Oh My God....)
Sexiest Member (male) - RVCA /nohomo
Sexiest Member (female) - Lateralus (we have loads of attractive girls....runners up...Paloma and ThePhantasasio)
Best argumentalist - Janszoon (I'm still too scared to ever disagree with Janszoon, no matter what it's for you're the one that looks like a douche)
Worst argumentalist - Dirty(his points are just so....)
Best Writer - Gavin B (I wish i could write like him)
Biggest music nerd - Urban Hatemonger (I wanna be like him someday, he knows so much)
Funniest member - Conan(This was close behind Urban and TCS, but Conaan takes it for that tea thing)
Angriest member - TheBig3KilledMyRaindog(not really angry, nobody here is tbh)
Nicest member - AwwSugar (unbelievably lovely to everyone)
Biggest Troll - Stone Birds
Biggest contributor - Tore (you can't deny the fact that Tore is hard working, if he hadn't took that break he'd get best mod)
Most Improved Member - Paloma(she mellowed out a lot I guess, this is a weird category)
Most virtuosic - GuitarBizarre (guys good on the geetur)
Best avatar - Rezz(the Patrick Stewart avatar)
Moderator of the Year - Duga(done a lot for the site, detailed posts, posts often, etc.)
Best new 2010 member - Bob (Gives the awesomest recommendations)
Member of the Year 2010 - Mojopinuk(never has there been a cooler, nicer guy)
Most Mainstream Music Taste - RVCA
Most Obscure Music Taste - Bob(as I said, the best for obscure recs)
Best Thread Starter - idk tbh
Best Mediator -Janszoon (guy is always fair)

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Old 12-13-2010, 11:46 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Most Underrated Poster Anteater
Smartest poster Big3
Most Missed Poster Ethan (sleepy jack)
Best Journal bacon wrapped, deep fried, butter (savannah)
Biggest Drama Whore Paloma
Sexiest Member (male) CanwllCorfe
Sexiest Member (female) Kate (lateralus)
Best argumentalist Big3
Worst argumentalist PAVEMENT SAW
Best Writer cardboard adolescent
Biggest music nerd Urban
Funniest member Janszoon
Angriest member boo boo
Nicest member AwwSugar
Biggest Troll The Unfan (posthumous)
Biggest contributor Tore
Most Improved Member James
Most virtuosic Swim
Best avatar bob.
Moderator of the Year mojopinuk
Best new 2010 member Dayvan Cowboy
Member of the Year 2010 Big3 (back with a vengeance)
Most Mainstream Music Taste AwwSugar
Most Obscure Music Taste Terrible Lizard
Best Thread Starter TheCunningStunt
Best Mediator Jackhammer
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What? No. No. No. No no no.

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Old 12-13-2010, 12:00 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Most Underrated Poster - SATCHMO (Very underrated poster, in my opinion. There are a lot, really. dankrsta also comes to mind.)
Smartest poster - TheBig3KilledMyRainDog (Very intelligent posts.)
Most Missed Poster -
Best Journal - bacon wrapped, deep fried, butter (I'm rubbish about actually commenting on journals, but I really like this one. I also think James has a promising journal starting up there.)
Biggest Drama Whore - thirtiesgirl (Yes.)
Sexiest Member (male) - CanwllCorfe (Not the best at judging this, and there are a lot of attractive members, but he looks a lot like a good friend of mine, so I'll pick him.)
Sexiest Member (female) - Vanilla (Again, lots of attractive members.)
Best argumentalist - Janszoon (Definitely agree with James on this one.)
Worst argumentalist - Toao (I don't know if it was so much that he was a bad argumentalist or if he just pissed me off, but I vote him.)
Best Writer - dankrsta (She really does write phenomenal, well-though out reviews.)
Biggest music nerd - SATCHMO (Really knows his stuff in a lot of genres.)
Funniest member - Conan (Lots of funny posts.)
Angriest member - thirtiesgirl (Even the most innocent of threads resulted in her rushing into battle with reckless abandon.)
Nicest member - AwwSugar (Never seen her say / anyone else say of her anything negative.)
Biggest Troll - I really don't know.
Biggest contributor - tore (absolutely.)
Most Improved Member - Not too sure.
Most virtuosic - GuitarBizarre (Yes, indeedy.)
Best avatar - Conan (Love it.)
Moderator of the Year - Urban Hatemonger (Very active from what I've seen.)
Best new 2010 member - Dayvan Cowboy (Really good posts.)
Member of the Year 2010 - mojopinuk (A great mod and consistently a good poster.)
Most Mainstream Music Taste - I don't know, really.
Most Obscure Music Taste - dankrsta (Very obscure musical references consistently.)
Best Thread Starter - TheCunningStunt (Enjoyable threads.)
Best Mediator - Not sure, again.

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Old 12-13-2010, 12:15 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Sexiest Member (male) - RVCA /nohomo

Originally Posted by FaSho View Post
Most Mainstream Music Taste RVCA

Most Underrated Poster - mr dave (capital letters are for ninnies)
Smartest poster - duga
Most Missed Poster - gunnels :'-(
Best Journal -
Biggest Drama Whore - PAVEMENT SAW (idk lol)
Sexiest Member (male) - CanwllCorfe /homo
Sexiest Member (female) - bannister
Best argumentalist - Janszoon (five word responses ftw)
Worst argumentalist - OctaneHugo (Was gonna put him under Biggest Troll, but he's not really a troll. He's just right and everyone else is wrong)
Best Writer - Anteater
Biggest music nerd - Flyingpig437
Funniest member - TheCunningStunt
Angriest member -
Nicest member - Vegangelica... derp
Biggest Troll -
Biggest contributor - clutnuckle, for his/her great work in the "Most Wanted" thread
Most Improved Member -
Most virtuosic -
Best avatar - Satchmo's Eyeball Dude
Moderator of the Year - mojopinuk
Best new 2010 member -
Member of the Year 2010 -
Most Mainstream Music Taste - Violent and Funky
Most Obscure Music Taste - Charlemagne
Best Thread Starter -
Best Mediator -

That's all I got for now

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Old 12-13-2010, 12:32 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Most Underrated Poster - moonlitsunshine (or however it goes)
Smartest poster - Tore
Most Missed Poster - Flower Child, just found out she requested a ban
Best Journal - Lateralus has some interesting stuff.
Biggest Drama Whore - Pavement Saw
Sexiest Member (male) - I think its Bulldog. Who looks like a Street Fighter?
Sexiest Member (female) - The member i'd probably want to have sex with the most?....I'll roll the dice on Swim.
Best argumentalist - Love what I'm seeing from 9 Black Poppies
Worst argumentalist - Stone Birds
Best Writer - I enjoy Hugo Orangutan or whatever it is. (I need a list of ****ing regulars)
Biggest music nerd - Urban still dominates this category.
Funniest member - The one I always laugh at is anticipation
Angriest member - Urban.
Nicest member - AwwSugar
Biggest Troll - CunningStunt (albeit a terrible one)
Biggest contributor - Janszoon is always saying something worth a damn
Most Improved Member - GuitarBizarre, who's come a long way.
Most virtuosic - Rezz
Best avatar - nonsubmissivewife
Moderator of the Year - Mojo, since I see him most.
Best new 2010 member - Bob.
Member of the Year 2010 - Vegangelica
Most Mainstream Music Taste - Dirty
Most Obscure Music Taste - Scissorman
Best Thread Starter - Vanilla
Best Mediator - Right-Track
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I don't think they had nuclear weapons in the Bible.

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Old 12-13-2010, 12:34 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Most virtuosic - Satchmo
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If this is how you're going to treat the things I get you I can give my nod to Rezz RIGHT NOW!
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I don't think they had nuclear weapons in the Bible.
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Member of the Year 2010 - Vegangelica
Good god, where the hell did that come from?!?
Originally Posted by Neapolitan:
If a chicken was smart enough to be able to speak English and run in a geometric pattern, then I think it should be smart enough to dial 911 (999) before getting the axe, and scream to the operator, "Something must be done! Something must be done!"

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Originally Posted by VEGANGELICA View Post
Good god, where the hell did that come from?!?
God damnit. Alright, thats it. I'm going to redo those awards tonight.
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I don't think they had nuclear weapons in the Bible.
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