2017 Player of the Year Awards

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Re: 2017 Player of the Year Awards

#21 Post by CroakandDagger » Sun Jan 28, 2018 3:27 pm

Personally i'm not certain why "forumer of the year" is locked behind 200 posts.

People who post a lot do not necessarily have the most important things to say.

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Re: 2017 Player of the Year Awards

#22 Post by Octavious » Sun Jan 28, 2018 3:59 pm

It's a ratio. If you didn't have a minimum then the top three would likely be dominated by people whose only post was to say "Hi, great site" and have someone plus 1 it.

Besides, it doesn't really mean anything at the end of the day.

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Re: 2017 Player of the Year Awards

#23 Post by President Eden » Sun Jan 28, 2018 5:11 pm

CroakandDagger wrote:
Sun Jan 28, 2018 3:27 pm
Personally i'm not certain why "forumer of the year" is locked behind 200 posts.

People who post a lot do not necessarily have the most important things to say.
(1) Ratio like Octavious mentioned
(2) While +1s aren't actually a useful metric in the least for determining a "best poster" award, they are an objective metric, which is critical for something as subjective and potentially polarizing as "best poster."

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Re: 2017 Player of the Year Awards

#24 Post by bo_sox48 » Sun Jan 28, 2018 5:11 pm

It means more than the stickers your teacher gave you in elementary school when you did something right, and those meant more than anything.

Congrats to xorxes, CptMike, and the other winners, as well as VI on being so damn good at barely losing. There were many other vote getters that finished outside the podium as well that deserve some credit. Nikola Maric Eto, ghug, swordsman3003, Djantani, CCR, and Ding56643 all got some consideration for POTY and NOTY as well, among others that I can't remember off the top of my head (sorry). Swordsman3003 in particular posted what is and will probably always be the best EOG of any game on this site and I think that was one of the more noteworthy things that happened on the site this past year. If you never got a chance to read it, it's worth digging up. All of the TDs and tournament winners from this past year deserve an award too but the mods are only human and haven't figured that out yet. Team Cascadia won the World Cup but it's not like that's very impressive so whatever.

Durga and CommanderByron started the Mentor Program this year and deserve a ton of credit for taking that initiative.

Can't think of anything else to say so toodles.

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Re: 2017 Player of the Year Awards

#25 Post by Durga » Sun Jan 28, 2018 5:22 pm

Clearly I'm the funniest person on this webdip, the reason my ratio is so off is because of all the mafia I play. But srsly, funniest person on the website, running the mentor program, represented and promoted webdip on the world stage, but still not a mod #themodteamissexist #firethemall

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Re: 2017 Player of the Year Awards

#26 Post by bo_sox48 » Sun Jan 28, 2018 5:26 pm

What did the mall do to you?

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Re: 2017 Player of the Year Awards

#27 Post by VillageIdiot » Sun Jan 28, 2018 6:34 pm

bo_sox48 wrote:
Sun Jan 28, 2018 5:11 pm
..as well as VI on being so damn good at barely losing.
I would like that etched on my headstone when I die.

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Re: 2017 Player of the Year Awards

#28 Post by Yonni » Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:56 pm

Durga wrote:
Sat Jan 27, 2018 5:14 pm
I want to know the methodology for picking poty "well you know this year we're prioritizing 1v1 but let's just randomly stick VI in the top 3 to make it pretend that we still care about diplomacy and this site hasn't been delegated to a low tier 1v1 mess"
Leave it to a FtFer to take things too seriously. ; )

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Re: 2017 Player of the Year Awards

#29 Post by Maniac » Wed Feb 07, 2018 8:02 am

Congrats to all the winners but let’s remember the losers too. There are more losers than winners on this site and I’m proud to be a member.

Peace and love.

I’ll be competing in the top mod category this year.

#voteformaniac - you know it makes sense

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Re: 2017 Player of the Year Awards

#30 Post by CAPT Brad » Wed Feb 07, 2018 8:58 am

I made the list of posts coming in third despite enduring three silences

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Re: 2017 Player of the Year Awards

#31 Post by Octavious » Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:05 am

CAPT Brad wrote:
Wed Feb 07, 2018 8:58 am
I made the list of posts coming in third despite enduring three silences
Which is nothing compared to what the rest of us endured in the non-silences ;)

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Re: 2017 Player of the Year Awards

#32 Post by Mercy » Thu Feb 08, 2018 12:42 pm

Maniac wrote:
Wed Feb 07, 2018 8:02 am
Congrats to all the winners but let’s remember the losers too.
Though I played my first game on this site 18 months ago, I already registered 6 years ago, and as such, I did not qualify for the category 'Newcomer of the Year'.

I am not even a loser. :(

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Re: 2017 Player of the Year Awards

#33 Post by VillageIdiot » Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:29 am

Where were you a month ago Ghug when this voting was going on? I know you would have been the voice of reason.

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Re: 2017 Player of the Year Awards

#34 Post by ghug » Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:52 am

I would have voted for me like I did last year, let's be honest.

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