On March 11, 2001, at 1:30 P.M. EST (6:30 P.M. GMT), the XYZZY Awards Ceremony was held at ifMUD. Below is the transcript of the event, without comments made on the #peanut-gallery discussion. Should you wish to see those comments, they are also available.
inky walks up to the podium and taps the microphone a few times.
(From Gunther) MrPianoman comes out on stage.
Mona says (to Sargent), "don't try to deny it"
mcp whispers, "Pssst! I just got off the monorail from Lychee. Got any Silver?"
Adam says, "...and you are sufficiently white"
BoingBall says, "many microphoned scarlet podium"
Rob says (to inky), "speak UP"
inky says, "um, hEL**&$*((*@"
Adam says, "(unlike your bassist)"
markm says, "OK, folks. Banter to #peanut-gallery"
inky says, "er."
Jota doesn't applaud this one. Once burned, twice shy.
Paul says (to Adam), "Yay"
inky goes backstage and has a hurried consultation.
inky says, "man, that's the last time I hire the Failsafe guys to work on the sound system"
eileen has left.
jwalrus says, "hee"
PerrySimm has arrived.
eileen has arrived.
Adam says (to inky), "Heh"
inky says, "anyway -- welcome to the 2000 XYZZY Awards, everyone!"
<Guest3> Alex says, "Awwwk! Word on the street is that you are... um, seven?"
katre says, "yay!"
Frisco says, "Yay1"
Tril exclaims, "Woohoo!"
caleb says, "yay"
JDubya cheers (again).
BrenBarn says, "Yay"
baf jumps up and down excitedly
maga_dogg stamps his feet
Guest3 arrives from the west.
LoneCleric does something that seems enthusiastic, but hasn't decided what yet.
User On Idle The XYZZY Awards are brought to you by BURMA SHAVE. Guest3 01m11 00m22 Visiting BrenBarn 04m28 00m21 Busta busta busta! mclem 04m53 03m25 Kiz 05m31 03m02 avoiding work Urbatain 05m56 00m11 jwalrus 06m49 00m03 @execute(@getfield("3327", "doing")) MikeS 06m57 01m06 baf 06m59 00m38 What a frightful load of non-sequiturs. dfan 07m10 03m10 You gotta be cruel to be unusual Gunther 07m11 00m13 i'm full of hate don't fuck with me Guest1 07m24 04m37 Visiting ander 07m34 00m10 *sigh* llamaboy 09m07 01m35 I still miss you...but my aim is getting better. maga_dogg 10m50 00m33 Oh, so people DO things on this MUD? Dilbon 14m24 00m09 All your Hemohes are belong to us nm 16m44 05m35 Translating 1200-word French palindrome Frisco 17m35 01m03 caleb 36m42 00m58 trial by error PerrySimm 39m05 01m25 veek 39m15 00m50 Staring at my computer screen. mikeo 40m20 04m03 Looking and Learning NamelessAdve41m24 11m49 Ender 45m38 00m54 Pursuing a degree in Ghoggnitive Science Tril 49m17 00m58 Shirking stephenb 49m33 00m48 Jota 50m50 00m03 I thought I changed this yesterday. BoingBall 50m56 01m01 http://www.godhatesfigs.com Lieut 51m20 00m00 Sargent's bidding Adam 51m32 00m49 staring in horror at hot pockets Kays 52m27 00m55 Enjoying a frozen porcine confection Sargent 52m33 00m15 You mean I get the smackdown for free? eileen 54m41 00m40 markm 56m20 00m20 Building my home. @joinc markm-chat today! JDubya 01h01 00m48 Probably sneezing. Paul 01h04 00m22 nailbiting Jaybird 01h05 18m09 Ellison 01h05 55m52 scowling, mostly Rob 01h09 00m22 spread those little wings and fly Somad 01h09 51m45 Oren 01h13 00m58 LoneCleric 01h14 00m17 Playing Comp games like a (slow) maniac zarf 01h15 00m32 03m37 inky 01h25 00m14 all you smart gamblers, put your money on banana wuss 01h39 07m37 katre 01h45 00m28 How do you deicde who gets to wear the squid? Emily 01h48 00m19 Seeking an impassioned cheesemonger. Guest2 02h01 07m02 Visiting Mona 02h32 01m00 seventy-five percent of my diet is in pill form neild 02h33 00m02 power amblin' Jarb 04h10 00m54 Chaos reins. Hloif 14h58 00m03 Black is a moocher and I like it like that... mcp 17h36 00m50 Moleeds. Anna 01d00 00m07 Hungry... hungry... *hungry*... *schep 01d06 14h12 ........................................ *Fink-Nottle 01d15 06h29 I wish I owned half that monkey. Ivan 01d22 09m07 Banzai, I'll see you in COURT! I mean, HELL! *Ryan 01d23 01d05 Chumble spuzz. Alex 02d00 00m07 Awwk! Want ellipsoidal edible kernel of P. amygdalus! Floyd 02d00 12h32 waiting for someone to play with meUptime: 02d00; pollster: Ender; Users online: 59
End of List.
inky says, "before we begin, a couple administrative notes--"
inky says, "first of all, NO BOOING"
inky says, "unless you're a ghost"
BrenBarn asks, "The use of recording devices is strictly prohibited by copyright law?"
inky says, "(like me)"
neild exclaims (at inky), "Yay! I mean, boo!"
inky says, "second of all, please keep general chit-chat on the #peanut-gallery channel (see help channels for details on channels), and only talk in the room for things like applause and wild cheering"
BrenBarn cheers wildly
jwalrus has disconnected.
jwalrus, a millipede, is suddenly confined to Alpha Centauri.
Jota applauds BrB's wildy cheer.
Jarb yells, "Skin to win! Er...wrong contest.."
Dilbon cheers mildly.
jwalrus arrives from the west.
BrenBarn applauds cheerily.
inky says, "third, the mud has been intermittently lagged lately; we apologize for the inconvenience and hope it's fixed for the moment"
Urbatain says, "wooooohoooooooo"
inky says, "and, fourth, thanks for all the people that put in effort to make this happen: Eileen Mullin, Neil deMause, and all the other presenters"
maga_dogg says, "yay"
Paul applauds *and* cheers wildly.
eileen exclaims, "Right back at you, Inky!"
Jarb claps and whistles...
BrenBarn applauds wildly.
BoingBall says (to Paul), "Now you're just showing off."
Guest4 arrives from the west.
jwalrus says, "yay everything"
mikeo says, "@joinc peanut-gallery"
Guest4 says, ""hello!""
<Sirrus> Sirrus has connected to ifMUD.
inky says, "oh, and if you're a new character, don't forget to type @set me = expert"
Adam says, "But guests can't"
<pop> pop has connected to ifMUD.
Guest4 says, ""Sirrus, how are you? X-D ""
jwalrus says, "if you're a guest, you should get an account"
mikeo says, "@joinchannel peanut-gallery"
<mnovelli> mnovelli has connected to ifMUD.
Gunther says (to mikeo), "try without the " in front"
Urbatain says, "ey, im in the chat"