The 1st Annual GRcade Awards Ceremony

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PostThe 1st Annual GRcade Awards Ceremony
by JK » Fri Sep 04, 2009 10:55 am

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Ladies and gentleman, welcome to the thread! This event is to celebrate the first year of GRcade - the people, the threads, the memories that make GRcade such an amazing place to be!

Please, sit back, get comfortable, enjoy the free booze*, and enjoy! We have a truly mind-blowing and star-studded Awards Ceremony for you today that will be updated periodically throughout the day. The first award, The Award For Most Memorable Quotation, will be presented, uh, presently.

*Booze is free under the agreement that you donate £100.00 or more to the JK Fund For Impoverished JK. Otherwise booze is completely off limits to the tight-arsed.

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PostRe: The 1st Annual GRcade Awards Ceremony
by Hulohot » Fri Sep 04, 2009 10:58 am

First

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PostRe: The 1st Annual GRcade Awards Ceremony
by A J Styles » Fri Sep 04, 2009 11:00 am

Second.

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PostRe: The 1st Annual GRcade Awards Ceremony
by JK » Fri Sep 04, 2009 11:18 am

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Most Memorable Quotation

Nominees: MCN's "heart of the community"; Garth's "no mass wank thread"; Eighthours' "ban the living gooseberry fool"

Over the year, there have been hundreds of amusing bon mots, non sequiturs and other French things, but only three were inspirational enough to be nominated for our first award today. The winner of this award will no doubt go down in forum history - perhaps the Admin might seem fit to immortalise this quotation forever by putting it under our fabled GRcade logo, where it belongs.

Each of these nominees, in some way, sums up the GRcade experience: our community spirit is very important to us, as MCN so eloquently put it; our propensity for creating outrageous and/or disgusting threads of epic proportion is encapsulated in but a few words from Garth; and our love of winding up the mods is expressed by Eighthours himself.

Only one can win, however. The quotation, chosen by you, as the Most Memorable Quotation on GRcade so far goes to...





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Eighthours' "I'm going to ban the living gooseberry fool out of you."


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Congratulations Eighthours! Wear your sig with pride! :D

Our next award is a double-header: Best and Worst Meme

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PostRe: The 1st Annual GRcade Awards Ceremony
by Mistletooth » Fri Sep 04, 2009 11:20 am

You should say who comes second and third. Maybe after doing the whole ceremony, like the winners going to the after party and everyone else scrambling around a sheet of paper to see if they came close.

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PostRe: The 1st Annual GRcade Awards Ceremony
by Rubix » Fri Sep 04, 2009 11:21 am

Cheque is in the post now where is my free beer?

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PostRe: The 1st Annual GRcade Awards Ceremony
by JK » Fri Sep 04, 2009 11:23 am

Cuttooth wrote:You should say who comes second and third. Maybe after doing the whole ceremony, like the winners going to the after party and everyone else scrambling around a sheet of paper to see if they came close.


Hold your horses, Mr Cuttooth!

After every four awards, there will be a brief intermission in which I will post some exciting pie charts to indicate who came in which position and how close it was.

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PostRe: The 1st Annual GRcade Awards Ceremony
by Mistletooth » Fri Sep 04, 2009 11:24 am

Pie charts?!

:o :o

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PostRe: The 1st Annual GRcade Awards Ceremony
by Rubix » Fri Sep 04, 2009 11:28 am

Cuttooth wrote:Pie charts?!

:o :o


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PostRe: The 1st Annual GRcade Awards Ceremony
by bear » Fri Sep 04, 2009 11:29 am

Hulohot wrote:First



Can I make a last minute nomination for the most worthless contribution of the year sponsored by Red Bear award?

The other nominee

A J Styles wrote:Second.

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PostRe: The 1st Annual GRcade Awards Ceremony
by JK » Fri Sep 04, 2009 11:34 am

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Best Meme

Nominees: Alvin would; Drive-thru; External HDD; Portsmouth Pirates; Shock gif; Toast

Ladies and gentleman, we have a slight technical difficulty - I can’t find the guy who’s scheduled to present this next award. He must have thought it was a bloody skive-thru.

I was talking to him just a few moments ago. Hmmmm.

We were in the green-room, and he was showing me his collection of “special interest” pornography (let’s just say that "Alvin would" and leave it at that). He said that he was running out of space on his laptop to fit on all his fatties, so naturally I recommended an external HDD. He must have buggered off to get one. Oh well, as the old saying goes; “what goes on toast, stays on toast”.

Thinking about it, I’ve never known what that means.

I suppose I’ll just have to present the award myself. Now, I’ll just have to find my notes, they’re somwhere around here...

Tum tee tum... pom pom... play up Portsmouth Pirates... something something, Burt Ward... pom...

Hmmm, they must be through this door. I’ll just open it by turning the handle in a clockwise fashion, then pushing forward slightly to allow enough room for me to walk thr-









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That's right, shock.gif has been voted by you to be the Best Meme! :D

Of course, for every Ying there is the unfortunate business of the corresponding Yang...

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Worst Meme

Nominees: Drive-thru; Mayne; Secret, Secret; Tit shitting; Toast; That's the joke

I have nothing but hatred for the winner of this award. It sickens me, and the least amount of time I can spend sullying this illustrious occasion with such gutter trash the better. My only words for the winner of this award is that you should do the decent thing and crawl back into the faeces-ridden cess pit that you no doubt came from.

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Now get out of my sight before I do something I’ll regret.

Our next award is a belter: Biggest Facepalm

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PostRe: The 1st Annual GRcade Awards Ceremony
by Hulohot » Fri Sep 04, 2009 11:37 am

I don't mean to be big headed or whatever, but I think, maybe, possibly (there is a chance) that I brought Shock.gif to this place. I used to post it when this place first opened in disgusting topics, to obviously express shock. Don't recall seeing it before.

I even called it Shock.gif when saving it. :shifty:

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PostRe: The 1st Annual GRcade Awards Ceremony
by JK » Fri Sep 04, 2009 11:42 am

Haiku Corner with Caliban
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Caliban, being infinitely awesome, decided to send his votes in haiku form. Here, then, are perhaps the most poignant voting-based missives you might ever see.

Caliban wrote:The Toast fad was mine,
Shock gif always a winner
Hard drive for the LOL.

Drive-thru? Not funny.
Go and die with the tit gooseberry fool
And, yes, that's the joke.

Garth, a funny man
Tells silly children: "Wanking:
Not on my watch, banana splits."


We'll have more from Caliban as the day goes on.

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PostRe: The 1st Annual GRcade Awards Ceremony
by Tell Karl his brother is dead » Fri Sep 04, 2009 11:45 am

So there's not still time to vote, then?

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PostRe: The 1st Annual GRcade Awards Ceremony
by JK » Fri Sep 04, 2009 12:03 pm

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Biggest Facepalm

Nominees: Adam231's soggy Pringle incident; DML on Going For Gold; Eighthours in general; HSH28's post history; Igor's relationships; MCN's post history

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Who thought that such a simple collection of pixels could have such an impact on our burgeoning community? Jean Luc Picard, Bill Kim et al. may have started the fad, but our humble :fp: emoticon allows us to express our anguish, our incredulity, our sheer anger at some of the ignorance, unintentional retardedness and general fuck-wittery of the community with just a single click.

There have been many, many examples of facepalm-inducing moments on GRcade, so the six nominees here are truly worthy of everybody's favourite emoticon. However, only one can ultimately be crowned the most facepalm-inducing of them all. Your Biggest Facepalm is...





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MCN's post history


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Congratulations (or is that commiserations?) to MCN! :fp:

Stay tuned for some exciting pie charts!

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PostRe: The 1st Annual GRcade Awards Ceremony
by JK » Fri Sep 04, 2009 12:13 pm

STAT ATTACK

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PostRe: The 1st Annual GRcade Awards Ceremony
by PsychicSykes » Fri Sep 04, 2009 12:15 pm

3rd Place for the Pirates! :o

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PostRe: The 1st Annual GRcade Awards Ceremony
by Mistletooth » Fri Sep 04, 2009 12:16 pm

Drive thru got 20% Best Meme and 22% Worst Meme. :lol:

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PostRe: The 1st Annual GRcade Awards Ceremony
by Mafrozen » Fri Sep 04, 2009 12:17 pm

:lol:

HSH28 wrote:Assmung you ever get one that is.

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PostRe: The 1st Annual GRcade Awards Ceremony
by JK » Fri Sep 04, 2009 12:17 pm

Cuttooth wrote:Drive thru got 20% Best Meme and 22% Worst Meme. :lol:


Some people voted for it in both categories.


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