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2000 XYZZY Awards Ceremony Transcript, Page 10

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.

Tril stands up nervously
Urbatain Claps efusivamente
Rob asks, "wait, so we're waiting for your next game: 'Closure'?"
veek claps
Gunther says (to Rob), "no, Moondials"
<Ampersand> Coming soon: A giant turtle experiences the decadence of prewar Berlin in "I Am a Gamera."
caleb dashes.
</caleb> caleb stops thinking
Tril clears her throat
mef leaves the auditorium to the west.
</mef> That's Yngwie *J.* Malmsteen to you. The "J" is, of course, to distinguish him from the multitude of other Yngwie Malmsteens operating in the Heavy Metal genre.
Emily says, "yay tril!"
Sargent applauds Tril.
Tril says, "The nominees for Best Story are:"
BrenBarn cheers for Tril.
Hloif claps.
katre says, "yay"
Paul cheers for Tril
Ampersand arrives from the west.
Mona applauds Tril.
maga_dogg says, "Yay tril. Also, belated thanks for getting me into IF"
jwalrus says, "yay best story"
jwalrus says, "yay best tril"
mikeo says (to Jota), "Just took a moment to see what I could find about the person who took pity and helped a tyro"
Tril says, "Being Andrew Plotkin, by J. Robinson Wheeler"
<stark> stark has connected to ifMUD.
zarf says, "yay!"
Hloif cheers!
katre claps
LoneCleric cheers.
mclem cheers
Gunther says, "WOO"
stephenb cheers.
Mona applauds.
Doe claps.
jwalrus cheers.
veek applauds
Tril says, "Heroine's Mantle, by Andy Phillips"
Sargent applauds.
devil cheers
Sargent applauds again.
Hloif claps.
BrenBarn claps.
stark arrives from the west.
Gunther Applauds More.
Paul cheers for everything.
Frisco yay
zarf says, "yay!"
jwalrus says, "yay!"
Rob claps.
K-Y applauds.
Emily says, "yay"
Jota claps and clap. Also, applauds, cheers. Etc. Throughout.
Tril says, "LASH, by Paul O'Brian"
zarf says, "yay!"
K-Y applauds.
Hloif claps!
Kays cheers
Gunther says, "woo woo"
Emily claps for LASH
katre says, "yay"
BrenBarn cheers.
Mona says, "and LASH again!"
two-star exclaims, "yippee!"
Frisco exclaims, "GO paul go!"
Psmith applauds
Doe claps.
mclem applauds some more
ander claps a bunch.
stephenb applauds
jwalrus cheers.
Tril says, "Masquerade, by Kathleen M. Fischer"
zarf says, "yay!"
katre says, "yay"
<snickers> snickers is unwrapped and ready for action!
Hloif claps.
Gunther says, "oooh"
Emily stamps her feet
Doe cheers.
markm heads back to his mountain hut.
</markm> He sinks back into the ground from whence he came.
K-Y applauds.
Emily says, "yay smoochie game"
Paul exclaims, "yay masquerade!"
LoneCleric cheers.
Frisco claps
Sargent says, "Woos all 'round!"
Mona applauds Masquerade.
Tril says, "My Angel, by Jon Ingold"
TableSaw applauds everybody.
K-Y applauds.
zarf says, "yay!!"
Paul cheers!
LoneCleric applauds.
Sargent claps.
Emily claps
jwalrus says, "yay for both the last two"
BrenBarn cheers loudly.
Doe claps.
stark applauds
Gunther says, "yay again"
Mona says, "yay experimental game I haven't played yet!"
Tril says, "Rameses, by Stephen Bond"
Frisco claps
Rob claps.
maga_dogg says, "Yay"
Ellison goes back to Squeamhurst..
</Ellison> Soon we shall contrive somehow to be born from an idea.
K-Y applauds.
zarf says, "yay!!!"
Gunther says, "YAY rameses"
Paul cheers!
Frisco claps
Mona says, "yehaw!"
BrenBarn cheers wildly!
LoneCleric exclaims, "Yay!"
neild exclaims, "YAY RAMESES!"
jwalrus says, "yay!"
Hloif claps only politely.
Sargent applauds.
Doe cheers.
stark applauds Rameses
Mona raises eyebrow at Hloif.
maga_dogg bigs up rameses
Tril says, "Shade, by Andrew Plotkin"
zarf says, "yay"
Paul exclaims, "yay!!"
mclem cheers all the huge number of nominations
Rob claps.
Kays cheers
Hloif cheers. "YAY!"
BoingBall says, "Whoop"
K-Y applauds.
Gunther says, "woo shade"
Mona claps for the smooth operator again!
Sargent claps.
Frisco claps
Tril says, "Aaaand Shrapnel by Adam Cadre"
zarf says, "yay!"
Frisco says, "and Kelsey Grammar for Frasier"
Emily claps
Rob claps.
Gunther says, "yay"
K-Y applauds.
Sargent applauds.
BoingBall says, "yay shrap"
Paul cheers!
katre says, "yay"
dfan says, "Yay all the stories"
Kays claps
neild exclaims, "Yay nominees on the Orient Express!"
BrenBarn applauds.
ander claps for all the nominees.
</snickers> snickers has been eaten! eep!
Rob says, "yay storytelling"
Frisco claps
Tril fiddles with the envelope
Mona claps.
Adam says, "Aaaand Shrapnel is how I got it listed first in the phone book"
Rob laughs
Paul says (to Adam), "Yay"
Urbatain claps, im dead im clap im dead, your dead your dead
katre says, "hee hee"
Emily says, "heh"
Gunther says, "hee"
Sargent says, "By Aaaaadam Caaaadre."
Frisco says, "hee"
Tril says, "And the winner is...."
Tril exclaims, "My Angel, by Jon Ingold!"
Adam says, "YAY!!"
Rob claps!
Emily claps
veek claps
Gunther says, "WOO HOO"
Sargent Woo!
zarf says, "yahoo"
Paul cheers!!
K-Y exclaims, "Yay!"
inky claps.
Kays cheers
Psmith says, "Yay!"
baf claps
dfan says, "Claps!"
Doe claps.
Hloif claps.
BrenBarn applauds!
mcp claps
stephenb exclaims, "YAY!"
LoneCleric cheers.
Rob cheers!!
Jota applauds.
Mona claps.
ander claps for the winner.
Frisco exclaims, "WOW! Good choice!"
TableSaw says, "Yay!"
Oren applauds
mclem applauds, and adds it to his "Must get around to playing" list
Sargent says, "Woo Jon Ingold!"
Kays cheers wildly!
devil claps.
Tril looks around for Jon
stark cheers, even if he hasn't played it...
inky says (to Tril), "he couldn't make it"
TableSaw is a bad odor, and you have no more lemon-fresh scent.
</TableSaw> Classic rookie mistake. The Butler did it.
MikeS cheers!!
Kays says, "Excellent!!"
Tril asks, "Anyone here to accept the award for him?"
Gunther says, "Angel"
Urbatain claps for jon
Guest1 leaves the auditorium to the west.
BrenBarn cheers for the absent Jon.
</Guest1> Alex forgets about the guest. "Now I don't believe in anything!"
inky says, "I guess Tril can just hang onto the award until next year, unless Jon shows up before then"
Rob claps.
neild exclaims, "Yay Tril!"
Sargent says (to Tril), "Give that award a good home."
ander cheers for Tril.

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