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2001 XYZZY Awards Ceremony Transcript

On March 9, 2002, at 4:00 P.M. EST (9:00 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.

eileen climbs on stage
Jarb says, "of course if this were real life, TKB would be handcuffed instead of lauded with trophies."
Dennis_Jerz grabs peanouts out of midair.
Dennis_Jerz wonders what a peanout is.
eileen says, "OK, next up, we have the award for Best Individual NPC"
ctate says, "huzzah!"
Marvin says, "woo"
Gunther says, "yay"
DavidW claps
eileen says, "Let me introduce our gracious presenter..."
Jacqueline says, "Yay! Next award!"
dhan-spain exclaims, "this is a great category!"
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eileen exclaims, "Galatea, from Galatea!!!!"
Rob says, "yay"
Marvin exclaims, "woo!"
BoingBall exclaims, "woo!"
mcp applauds
Dennis_Jerz stands up and cheers.
maga_dogg says, "woo"
DavidW exclaims, "Oh, Wow!"
inky walks up on stage, looking embarassed
eileen climbs off stage
jwalrus says, "yay Galatea!"
ctate stomps his feet again!
maga_dogg says, "yaaaay"
Recchi says, "woo-hoo"
Photon claps for Galatea.
baf says, "hubba hubba"
neild exclaims, "Wooooo!"
dfan says, "Neato!"
Jota cheers.
Aris exclaims, "Galatea, yay!"
inky says, "uh, I'm afraid Galatea couldn't make it today"
DavidW stands and cheers.
nm says, "rock on"
ctate says, "Awww!"
Paul says (to Galatea), "I'm not worthy!
neild exclaims, "Booooooo!"
josh_g says, "yay Galatea"
katre says, "boo"
Jarb raises an eyebrow.
Stacey says (to nm), "hee hee"
Rob says, "wahhh"
Jota boos.
mcp says (to inky), "impersonate her then! make a quarter turn to your right"
Photon boos.
Gunther says, "we couldn't fit the statue through the bloody door"
josh_g throws peanuts at inky.
inky says, "I couldn't get a straight story out of her, but either she's doing consulting work with Ian Finley for Exhibition 2, or she's got a hot date with a topiary beast from Zork 2"
Jota says, "Mmm, unicorns."
Jacqueline says, "Yay! Galatea!"
inky says, "anyway, um, the nominees for best individual NPC ..."
inky looks around for the magic teleprompter gnome
inky says, "...Grant Stern, from Best Of Three, by Emily Short"
maga_dogg says, "yaaaay"
Marvin exclaims, "Woo!"
DavidW claps.
ctate stomps on Grant's feet!
Dennis_Jerz yay
mcp claps
baf says, "yay"
Storme has disconnected.
Storme is not the sun, and not your church.
Paul claps
Recchi cheers for Grant
Aris exclaims, "yay for snobs!"
buzzard exclaims, "yay annoying guy!"
Stacey says, "Yay cappucino orderer"
Bishop exclaims, "Boo!"
atholbrose claps!
Gunther says, "Boo, but in a yay sort of way"
maga_dogg exclaims, "hooray for tossers!"
inky says, "...Yahoweh Porn, from Fallacy of Dawn, by Robb Sherwin"
(From BoingBall) Rameses leans in from the side of the stage, and mouths a two-syllable word
Jarb says, "How unseemly."
Gunther says, "YAY PORN"
Paul claps
Dennis_Jerz smacks bishop
josh_g says, "PORN BEAR PORN"
Emily says, "woo"
Gunther says, "everyone wants to say that at some point"
Ander cheers.
Marvin exclaims, "Yay!"
inky says, "...Space Moose, from Stiffy Makane: The Undiscovered Country, by Adam Thornton"
ctate says, "woo woo"
Ellison says, "woo Yar... no wait"
Gunther says, "Oh my God"
Paul claps
Stacey says, "YAY PORN"
DavidW exclaims, "Mooooooose!!"
Photon says, "Mooooose! Go for it!""
Marvin asks, "Er, woo?"
Jota cringes and hides.
Gunther says, "YAY the OTHER porn"
ctate asks, "um, yay porn?"
buzzard says, "ooh! or eww! or something"
jwalrus says, "yay moose porn!"
Recchi exclaims, "Go Bruce!"
Bishop says (to inky), "Yay! Er, boo! Um...."
Ryan says, "Yay Space Moose!"
inky says, "(even if he wins, I'm not going to get alone with him)"
maga_dogg says, "yay game I couldn't play"
DavidW exclaims, "Moose! Moose! Moose!"
inky says, "...Droke, from The Gostak, by Carl Muckenhoupt"
Stacey says, "YAY POR- Oh."
Jota exclaims, "WOo, Droke!"
Jarb says, "that damned moose"
inky says, "(going for Droke)"
Paul claps
Gunther says, "yay Frods!"
DavidW claps.
ctate coughs.
Bishop exclaims, "Yay wierd incomprehensible abstract!"
mcp exclaims, "yay droke!"
Gunther says, "(which is Gostakese for Porn)"
inky says, "aaaand ... Cheryl, from The Weapon, by Sean Barrett"
rc exclaims, "Flargle Droke!"
Stacey says (to Gunther), "hee"
Marvin exclaims, "yay!"
Aris exclaims, "Cheryl! Cheryl!"
DavidW exclaims, "yay Cheryl!"
Paul claps a lot
Gunther says, "ooOOooOOooOOoo"
Photon claps.
Rob claps
inky says, "(and I'm sure, were she here, she'd have some response to that)"
Emily says, "heh"
jwalrus says, "yay only person between us and annihilation of the galaxy!"
inky says, "now then"
inky opens the envelope and pulls out the little slip
Gunther says, "TSD"
inky says, "and the winner is .... Yahoweh Porn, from Fallacy of Dawn, by Robb Sherwin"
Rob claps!
Ryan cheers!
Gunther says, "YES!!!"
Hjalfi claps.
Tanan applauds
Recchi exclaims, "!!!!"
Thrax claps
mcp claps
buzzard exclaims, "yay!"
neild exclaims, "Yay!"
Hugo says, "Hooray for Sherwin Porn! May there be much more."
DavidW claps.
Jota claps.
Emily says, "yay!"
jwalrus says, "yay!"
Bishop exclaims, "Yay!"
Photon applauds.
inky says, "PORN WINS AGAIN"
Gunther says, "ROBB!!!"
Paul claps for porn
ctate stomps his feet with great vigor!
Marvin exclaims, "Yay!"
maga_dogg exclaims, "yay game that was impossiblee for me to play!"
atholbrose exclaims, "Yay!"
Stacey says (to inky), "hee"
Eric claps
eileen claps enthusiastically
nm says, "yay"
Marvin exclaims, "YAY WOO!"
Yekrats claps.
ctate says, "YAY HUGO GAME!"
Aris exclaims, "never played it but yay!"
Thrax stomps ctate's feet with great vigor too
neild exclaims, "bearpornbearpornbear!"
Kiz yays
Recchi says, "Oh, wow. Thanks everyone. I imagine Porn will appreciate this more than the Heisman trophies he gets nightly at the Sushi Bar."
Marvin exclaims, "WOO HURRAH!"
Ander says, "Yay!""
Rob says, "Rec-chi! Rec-Chi!"
Eric goes home.
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Gunther says, "YEHOVEH BE PRAISED"
inky finds his seat again
DavidW says, "yay"
Ellison says, "woo"
NamelessAdventurer has arrived.
Recchi says, "Um, I did prepare something, but just this: I'd like to thank Greg D'avis, Rob Loggie, Jon Blask, Scott Starkey, Randy McLellan and Lex Gray for testing my little game, and Kent for being da man."
NamelessAdventurer gives Best Individual NPC trophy to Recchi.
Recchi says, "Thanks again, everyone."
Marvin exclaims, "WOO!"
dfan says, "Whoooo"
Rob claps.
Dennis_Jerz claps.
DavidW claps.
atholbrose claps.
nm claps
Yekrats goes home.
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Aris exclaims, "Yay, thanking!"
Jacqueline claps.
Gunther says, "hooray for robb!"
josh_g says, "huzzah for porn"
Paul exclaims, "Yay longest speech so far!"

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