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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 2001 XYZZY Awards Ceremony was held at ifMUD. Below is the transcript of the event, with comments made on the #peanut-gallery discussion. Should you not wish to see those comments, an expurgated version is also available.

NamelessAdventurer has arrived.
mcp says, "aw"
[peanut-gallery] markm says (to rc), "What computer do pirates use? The iPatch."
NamelessAdventurer drops fake_Jon_Ingold.
[peanut-gallery] Gunther says, "BOO"
dhan-spain thinks Jon probably is in Venice
NamelessAdventurer exclaims, "Whattaya know, this *is* the next presenter!"
[peanut-gallery] LoneCleric says, "Gotta go. :-("
LoneCleric goes home.
</LoneCleric> Comp-emon - Gotta play them ALL!
inky drops fake trombone
rc fakes it with Jon Ingold.
Gunther says, "heh"
Gunther says, "now we wait ENDLESSLY"
(From markm) fake_Jon_Ingold says, "My hovercraft is full of eels."
Gunther says, "or someone does voice casting"
jarel arrives from the west.
eileen steps back up to mike
jarel says, "im again"
Ryan says (to markm), "Yay!"
NamelessAdventurer whispers out of corner of mouth: "The best story nominees are..."
Storme says (to markm), "yay"
[peanut-gallery] DavidW says, "My blue Battleship board would make a better presenter than the fake Jon Ingold."
NamelessAdventurer whispers out of corner of mouth: "All Roads, by me!"
(From Gunther) fake_Jon_Ingold says, "In a world in which cardboard cutouts roam the streets,..."
(From Jarb) fale_Jon_Ingold asks, "Where's that IF Barbie now?"
Rob claps.
ctate applauds!
<ghira> Ghira has arrived. Quick, hide your chocolate and ricotta cakes!
Aris exclaims, "Roads!"
ctate stomps his feet belatedly!
Dennis_Jerz claps
Marvin exclaims, "Yay!"
Jota says, "Yay, All Roads."
Paul exclaims, "Yay Ingold ventriloquism!"
NamelessAdventurer whispers out of corner of mouth: "Fallacy of Dawn, by Robb Sherwin!"
[peanut-gallery] rc says, "Awww, Jon deserves better than fake. He's at least faux_Jon_Ingold."
Marvin exclaims, "WOO!"
Rob claps.
Gunther says, "yay AR, FOD"
Emily says, "woo, Robb"
DavidW is laughing too hard to clap.
NamelessAdventurer whispers out of corner of mouth: "First Things First, by J. Robinson Wheeler!"
Lennier arrives from the west.
Paul claps
Photon exclaims, "Woo-hoo!"
Marvin exclaims, "YAY!"
markm says, "Hey, a nominee can't preset an award he's up for."
Paul applauds
Gunther says, "yay Rob(b)"
dfan-usa says, "Things!!"
Recchi cheers Rob!
Jota says, "WooRob."
NamelessAdventurer whispers out of corner of mouth: "Pytho's Mask, by Emily Short!"
Photon exclaims, "Yay time travel!"
Aris exclaims, "First things first, yay!"
markm says, "That's conflict of interesty."
Marvin exclaims, "Yay!"
Paul cheers
ctate stomps!
dfan-usa says, "Shorts!!"
Gunther says (to markm), "galatea did!"
Recchi cheers Emily!
Dennis_Jerz exclaims, "Woo hoo!"
ctate stomps again!
NamelessAdventurer whispers out of corner of mouth: "Vicious Cycles, by Simon Mark!"
DavidW claps for all nominees.
Paul huzzahs
[peanut-gallery] Jota asks (of markm), "Since even if he dosn't win, he can just grab the trophy and run?"
Recchi claps
Aris claps.
Rob claps a lot.
ctate stomps yet a third time!
NamelessAdventurer whispers out of corner of mouth: "...and..."
NamelessAdventurer takes a drink of water.
[peanut-gallery] markm says, "iPatch, get it? Hee hee hee."
dfan-usa says, "Yay!"
Rob claps for water.
[peanut-gallery] Paul says, "Oh yay"
[peanut-gallery] markm says, "I so totally crack me up."
[peanut-gallery] DavidW says, "hee water"
[peanut-gallery] Gunther says, "srnk"
[peanut-gallery] ctate says, "yay water :)"
[peanut-gallery] rc says, "You're a laugh a minute. Or hour."
NamelessAdventurer whispers out of corner of mouth: "Vmmms, bm Rrs Ktssrsss!"
Rob claps!
Gunther says, "I didn't play "A drink of Water""
NamelessAdventurer coughs
markm chuckles.
[peanut-gallery] Paul says, "HA HA HA"
[peanut-gallery] ctate says, "hurts his foot!"
[peanut-gallery] Dennis_Jerz exclaims, "swallow!"
[peanut-gallery] Rob says, "hee hee"
[peanut-gallery] ctate says, "ilaa"
Aris exclaims, "Hmph!"
jarel claps louder
[peanut-gallery] DavidW says, "ha ha ha ha"
maga_dogg says, "yay"
NamelessAdventurer whispers out of corner of mouth: "Er, Voices, by Aris Katsaris!"
inky says, "hee hee"
veek says (to Aris), "Yay!"
Thrax says, "hee hee"
Rob claps!
Ryan says, "Yay Aris!"
ctate laughs.
Dennis_Jerz hears voices.
dfan-usa says, "Voices!!"
Paul whoops
Rob says, "yay"
Ander exclaims, "Yay Voices!"
DavidW claps
rc exclaims, "Yay voices and yay Voices!"
Sophie exclaims, "yay!"
Marvin exclaims, "YAY!"
ctate asks, "Did some hear something just now?"
NamelessAdventurer whispers out of corner of mouth: "And the winner is..."
Jarb says (to nameless), "watch the water....a certain moose might have put a roofie in it"
Gunther says, "how apropos!"
Recchi cheers
Jacqueline claps for everyone nominated.
Photon hears voices.
ghira walks out from under the archway south of here, although you didn't notice it approaching it from the other side.
NamelessAdventurer whispers out of corner of mouth: "All Roads, by Jon Ingold! Yay me!"
Gunther says, "Yay!"
dhan-spain says, "WooooooooooooW"
buzzard exclaims, "woo!"
Emily says, "yay!"
Rob claps!
dfan-usa says, "Woo hoo"
Tanan applauds
inky says, "yay again!"
Jota exclaims, "All Roads! All Roads!"
veek says, "Wooooo!!!"
Aris exclaims, "Yay, Jon!"
[peanut-gallery] markm asks, "Se?"
Photon applauds.
jwalrus says, "wooo"
Thrax exclaims, "yay self-presentation!"
Marvin exclaims, "YAY!"
Hjalfi exclaims, "Yay!"
ctate stomps loudly!
Ryan says, "Yay faux_Jon!"
[peanut-gallery] markm asks, "er, see?"
eileen applauds heartily
Dennis_Jerz cheers!
DavidW cheers for Jon Ingold(s).
Paul exclaims, "Yay!"
rc exclaims, "All xyzzies lead to Jon! Yay!"
Storme yay Jon
Hjalfi strides forward to shake Jp
Paul exclaims, "Hooray!"
BoingBall says, "all roaaaadz"
Recchi claps
Paul exclaims, "Huzzah!"
Aris exclaims, "Jon, Jon, Jon!"
NamelessAdventurer grabs Fake_Jon_Ingold and bows him at waist.
Hjalfi can't type.
Rob claps.
Gunther says (to Jon), "WE DON'T BELIEVE YOU!"
Kiz says, "whoo hoo all roads!"
ctate says, "SPEECH!"
dfan-usa says, "All Roads lead to XYZZYs"
Paul exclaims, "Yay presentation!"
[peanut-gallery] Jota says, "s/bows/folds/"
Hjalfi says, "Don't shake him by the hand, people. It may come off."
Paul says (to dfan), "hee hee"
Hugo applauds All Roads!
Sophie cheers fake_Jon
veek says (to dfan-usa), "Yay!!"
rc exclaims, "Give him the fake trophy!"
Photon exclaims, "Yay fakes!"
Jarb raises presentation card [5.9]
Mus leaves the auditorium to the west.
Dennis_Jerz says, "All XYZZs lad to Jon"
Thrax slips sideways and suddenly it's the beginning of the awards again.
Ryan notes that now Fake_Jon_Ingold has an irreparable crease at his waist.
Jarb raises artistic content card [7.0]
Gunther says, "Fake_Bent_Jon_Ingold"
NamelessAdventurer gives Best Story Trophy to Fake_Jon_Ingold, who drops it.
[peanut-gallery] Paul says (to thrax), "hee"
markm says (to Ryan), "It's sub-par now."
Rob says, "the story has only just begun!"
baf casts Dispell Illusion
Dennis_Jerz hands scotch tape to presenter.
DavidW hands scotch to presenter.
Mus arrives from the west.
BoingBall says (to davidw), "hee hee"
Gunther says (to baf), "you're standing in a barren room, surrounded by drooling zombies feasting on your flesh!"
NamelessAdventurer gets fake_Jon_Ingold.
BoingBall arrives from the waist.
NamelessAdventurer exclaims, "Okay, that's all, folks! Try the veal!"
Ryan applauds.
DavidW claps and cheers!
Marvin exclaims, "Hurrah!"
dfan-usa asks, "Isn't it time for a musical number?"
veek claps a lot
Marvin exclaims, "YAY!"
eileen steps back up to the microphone
Bishop claps.
ctate stomps his feet!
Marvin exclaims, "WOO!"
Rob claps.
Paul says, "Yay NamelessVentriloquist"
Thrax tries the veal but fails.
eileen exclaims, "Okay, moving right along!"
neild says (to dfan), "I pick 7/8"
Marvin exclaims, "More YAY!"
[peanut-gallery] maga_dogg says, "okay, two awards left, and 45 minutes"
BoingBall exclaims, "the auditorium is turning into vealspace!"
Thrax says, "I need a walkthrough."
Gunther says, "SuperXYZZYfragilisticexpialidocious"

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