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2005 XYZZY Awards Ceremony Transcript

On March 12th, 2005, at 4:00 P.M. EST (10:00 P.M. GMT), the XYZZY Awards Ceremony was held at ifMUD. Below is the transcript of the event, not including side-comments that those in attendance made on the #peanut-gallery channel. Should you wish to see those comments, a version with those comments is also available.


klimas says, "So I moved to leave the stage but I couldn't: the guy under the stage explained, there's one more favor I need from you and then you can go back to the desert, or the party, or work, or Beatrice's house, or wherever it was you really were before you began dreaming --"
klimas says, "The nominees for best writing, he asked me to say, are:"
Bishop cheers for the mutual appreciation of the anglophone and Italian IF communities.
Rob says, "ha ha"
Lee cheers
klimas says, "Bolivia By Night, by Aidan Doyle."
Norah claps
sdee applauds
Lee claps
Guest1 exclaims, "BOLIVIA!!!!"
Merk says, "Wooo Bolivia"
Rob claps
Eric applauds stylishly.
olethros claps bolivianously.
klimas says, "Chancellor, by Kevin Venzke."
inky says, "hooray for ninjas"
sdee claps
olethros asks, "ninjas?"
Lee claps
Rob clpas
Merk exclaims, "Wooo Chancellor!"
Eric applauds economically.
klimas says, "Mix Tape, by Brett Witty."
Rob chalupas
Norah claps
Lee applauds
Jacqueline applauds for Brett.
sdee claps
Eric gives mixed applause.
klimas says, "Tough Beans, by Sara Dee."
wojohz says, "yay Chancellor yay"
maga says, "yay"
Lee claps
Eric claps toughly.
wojohz says, "yay Tough Beans"
lpsmith cheers.
Merk exclaims, "woo mix tape & tough beans!"
olethros exclaims, "Hooray!"
Rob asks, "num num why violence in streets?"
klimas says, "And Vespers, by Jason Devlin."
Rob claps.
maga says, "woo"
sdee exclaims, "woo!"
Lee claps
Guest1 says, "yay vesp"
klimas says, "The winner is..."
Eric applauds monastically
klimas says, "Vespers, by Jason Devlin!"
Rob claps
Norah claps
maga says, "woo"
olethros says, "Hooray"
Lee cheers
sdee cheers
wojohz says, "hurray Vespers"
Guest1 says, "congrats"
Lee exclaims, "wooo hoo!!"
Eric exclaims, "Well done, Jason!"
Merk exclaims, "Congrats to JasonD!"
GaylaW claps
inky says, "woot"
Jota applauds.
jmac snaps appreciately
klimas gives Best Writing 2005 XYZZY to JasonD.
robgrassi applaudes
wojohz applauds again
Lee applauds
olethros applauds.
Eric hums a suitable dies irae ditty.
lpsmith says (to Jason), "Do you have anything more to say, or have you said it already? ;-)"
Merk exclaims, "One more left! The big-dog of awards!"
JasonD says, "The pressure's especially on to say something deep and insightful when someone gets Best Writing. And it doesn't get more deep and insightful than "Thanks guys!""
klimas laughs.
koblin laugh.
ParserGirl cheers!
lpsmith chuckles.
Eric cheers.
Norah says, "Heh"
Lee laughs
olethros says, "hahaha"
sdee claps
Jacqueline says, "Well stated, Jason."
koblin laughs.
Bishop laughs and claps.
klimas claps for everybody and heads for his seat.
wojohz says, "hee"
eileen claps enthusiastically
Merk says (to Jason), "Also, now the pressure's on to keep up the high standards game after game!! =)"

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