The Categories from last year (With my nominations under the bold)
Most missed poster
Raisor - but he'll be Comeback Poster of the Year for 2006.
Best tag line
Redslands - "This post needs to do the little things" & SuperBarry11 - "Love is doing the things that don't show up in the box scores" - Hilarious
krono - proving the quanity DOES way out over quality
Most Valuable Poster
Krusty - the trade ideas are usually off the wall - but I like to read them.
Creek - especially when Dunner gets mentioned in a not-so-flattering light.
Best Armchair GM
Either Steel or M2
Same as above.
Any DanO move.
captainmorgan - he must have a lil capt'n in him (or her)
Redsland's Red Report - or Real Reds of Genius.
Best Use of Statistics
Never insult your bunkmates if they can dock you rep points (
Any of the Teams - Boone, Casey, Dunn
See "Most Long-winded"
Best Use of an Emoticon
Me getting dinged for
on a few points that I felt were deserved.
KittyDuran. - especially after she sent me a team photo and her giddyness - fun to read that stuff.
jmmclain19's "How to identify RedZoners' in Public"
WillyMoRocks got some serious rep points in a hurry - astronomical move man.
I don't pay attention to that I guess
The Marty Brennamen Award
Matt700WLW - when he's working the board
The Old Red Guard Award
Anything with Rasior's Pyth. Theorem of Baseball - the Nationals thread was great.
anyone who has a website called www.deadballart.com
Lifetime Achievement Award
I've only been around since May - I can't vote.
Most Tired Topic of the Year
Anything on Brennaman. Dude's been here in Cincinnati as long as some of us have been alive. We know his shortcomings - but face it - He ain't going anywhere. Let him spew his spew and cheer when's right. Case Closed.
Two other categories -
Most Absurd, Yet Funniest Thread of the Year
It had to be the RedZone 10. I think that one, though not a very positive thread, ought to be archived for sheer laughter.
Best Use of an Avatar
Steel's Calvin's is pretty funny.
I shall now wander away into the good night..