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2000 XYZZY Awards Ceremony Transcript, Page 3

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 says, "our first category is Best Use of Medium"
Rob claps.
<JSJ> JSJ has connected to ifMUD.
jwalrus says, "hooray!"
Urbatain asks, "how I leave from here?"
BrenBarn says, "Woohoo"
Frisco exclaims, "hurray!"
wuss says, "Woop woop."
mclem cheers
maga_dogg throws hat in air
JSJ arrives from the west.
Rob claps.
Guest4 says, "/nick Lumpi"
caleb says, "hurrah"
pop arrives from the west.
Urbatain says, "no no no, i want to know how to speak in peanut"
inky says, "Sam Barlow, last year's winner for Aisle, couldn't be here today, but I'm sure he'd want us all to remember the gnocchi and accept NamelessAdventurer in his stead to present the nominees"
Jarb claps, rubs his tummy, drinks a glass of water and recites Shakespeare at the same time...
jwalrus says (to Urbatain), "type '#peanut' before what you say"
BoingBall claps NamelessBarlow
Guest4 says, "sorry"
mcp remembers gnocchi, applauds
jwalrus says, "yay gnocchi"
Guest3 leaves the auditorium to the west.
inky has left.
Guest4 leaves the auditorium to the west.
Ellison arrives from the west.
Rob doesn't know what else to do, claps again.
<Guest5> Alex says, "Awwwk! Word on the street is that you are... um, seven?"
inky has arrived.
NamelessAdventurer has arrived.
Gunther applauds
Kays claps
Jota applauds inky again.
NamelessAdventurer exclaims, "Hiya hiya hiya!"
maga_dogg claps some more.
Mona claps for Nameless.
Rob claps.
LoneCleric cheers.
caleb claps
BrenBarn cheers for NamelessAdventurer.
Paul claps
NamelessAdventurer exclaims, "Welcome to the 1998 Xyzzy Awards! Boy, am I lagged!"
Jota asks, "How lagged are you?"
jwalrus claps.
Rob claps.
Gunther kweepas.
NamelessAdventurer asks (of Jota), "Who died and made you the PC?"
Urbatain cheers
<K-Y> K-Y has connected to ifMUD.
Urbatain aplauds
Frisco claps
baf nods sagely
K-Y arrives from the west.
Rob grins.
NamelessAdventurer says, "So without further ado -- hang on, I need to find my elvish reading glasses of great antiquity..."
Urbatain listen
Mona intently stares at NamelessAdventurer's left shoelace.
NamelessAdventurer exclaims, "Here are the nominees for best use of medium! The award too cool for anyone to understand what it means!"
zarf says, "yay"
jwalrus laughs, claps more.
NamelessAdventurer says, "And the nominees are:"
NamelessAdventurer says, "Ad Verbum, by Nick Montfort"
Rob applauds.
BrenBarn applauds.
</pop> pop has disconnected from ifMUD.
<pop> pop has connected to ifMUD.
LoneCleric cheers.
Emily says, "yay"
veek applauds
Paul cheers
caleb claps
Mona says, "yay!"
Kays cheers
BoingBall claps.
Oren applauds
baf cheers
wuss claps.
Kiz claps
NamelessAdventurer says, "Metamorphoses, by Emily Short"
Jota applauds steadily.
jwalrus claps.
Sargent says, "yay"
Frisco hollers
maga_dogg claps wildly
wuss claps.
jwalrus claps more.
Gunther cheers his favourite game, which he can't remember what it was.
katre claps
Urbatain ole!
baf cheers wildly
BrenBarn says, "woohoo"
Rob claps.
NamelessAdventurer says, "Rameses, by Stephen Bond"
caleb claps
Paul cheers
stephenb cheers
Rob cheers.
wuss claps.
Kiz claps s'more
LoneCleric claps.
Kays claps
Paul then cheers again
Emily cheers
baf nods sagely
maga_dogg claps some more
K-Y applauds
Oren claps
Mona says, "yayayay!"
NamelessAdventurer says, "Shade, by Andrew Plotkin"
jwalrus says, "yay"
Rob applauds.
BrenBarn says, "Huzzah!"
caleb applauds
wuss claps.
jwalrus says, "yay again"
Kays claps
Emily says, "woo!"
Rob whistles.
Paul cheers
veek keeps applauding
caleb applauds
K-Y applauds
BoingBall whoops
Mona says, "woohoo!"
Frisco applauds excessive introversion
Guest3 arrives from the west.
stephenb claps
wuss claps more.
NamelessAdventurer says, "Shrapnel, by Adam Cadre"
mclem claps all of them, 'cause for once he'd played them all
Rob claps.
Paul cheers yet again
K-Y applauds
wuss claps.
Kays cheers
jwalrus says, "yay"
katre claps s'more
Sargent applauds.
maga_dogg claps till hands fall off
NamelessAdventurer says, "And the winner is..."
caleb says, "hurrah"
Frisco claps
Gunther says, ">Z"
(From NamelessAdventurer) <NamelessAdventurer> NamelessAdventurer has disconnected.
jwalrus waits with bated breath.
Paul laughs.
NamelessAdventurer exclaims, "But I kid! The winner is: Shrapnel, by Adam Cadre!"
Rob applauds!
veek claps
Gunther says, "woo!"
katre says, "yay"
Paul cheers!
Kays says, "WOHOHOHOHO"
Jota cheers!
Emily says, "yay!"
BrenBarn says, "Wahoo!"
llamaboy cheers
mclem cheers Shrapnel
JDubya cheers.
jwalrus claps.
Adam says, "Oh, cool"
Sargent says, "Woo shrapnel!"
maga_dogg says, "nice one adam"
caleb exclaims, "wooohoo!!!"
BoingBall says, "Excellent"
inky claps.
Oren claps
zarf says, "awright!"
Rob claps.
dfan cheears!
Ellison applauds
nm applauds
K-Y applauds
wuss cheers wildly. "Woohoo."
mcp applauds
ander cheers for Adam.
Urbatain exclaims, "oleeeeeee!"
Guest5 arrives from the west.
Frisco exclaims (at adam), "congrats!"
MikeS cheers
Adam says, "Thanks, all"
stephenb cheers!
NamelessAdventurer asks, "Is there an Adam Cadre in the house?"
Rob claps.
baf exclaims, "Yay! Hoorah! Want cork nut!"
NamelessAdventurer gives Best Use of Medium trophy to Adam.
Guest5 exclaims, "congratulations!"
eileen applauds madly
Adam says, "I wish I had some sort of speech here, but I've been busy writing presentations and didn't think I'd actually win anything"
Urbatain exclaims, "ole adam!"
Rob says, "speech!"
BrenBarn claps.
maga_dogg says, "yay."
Adam says, "Anyway, many many thank-yous, all"
neild exclaims, "Yay poor planning!"
jwalrus says, "yay"
maga_dogg exclaims, "speech!"
Rob applauds.
mcp exclaims, "rot13 speech!"
Guest5 exclaims, "adam champion!"
Guest3 says, "wooo"
Paul exclaims, "Do a presentation instead!"
NamelessAdventurer has left.
Adam says (to Paul), "Your wish is my command"
Mona chants, "un-dress! un-dress!"

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