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Toggle this category Center Awards 2014 - Results

Posted By:  Garlic Junior @ 18 January 2015 - 07:15 AM
Without further ado, here are the complete results of the 2014 Center Awards.




Category: Best Male
How you define "Best" is up to you, but the guy must be a guy.

Joint Winners: webhead and Garlic Junior

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Category: Best Female
How you define "Best" is up to you, but the gal must be a gal.

Winner: Betty

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Category: Best Newbie
Anyone who signed up for the first time since 1st December 2013 is eligible.

Winner: Ghetto Onion

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Category: Best Staff
Any of our current staff are eligible.

Winner: Garlic Junior

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Category: Most Improved
Has anyone grown on you since the start of 2014? Praise them here.

Winner: Nick

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Category: Quality Poster
That poster who puts their all into posts, whether it be through humour, content, best use of smilies, etc

Winner: Downshift

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Category: Most Valuable Member
A non-Staff member who continues to improve The Center, acts with the conduct of a Staff member, or is in general considered of high value as a member.

Joint Winners: Slyph & Downshift

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Category: Most Underappreciated
Any member, Staff or non-Staff, whose contributions you feel go unnoticed - give them their dues here.

Winner: Nick

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Category: The Kinmotsu Award Most Respected
The member who no-one ever has a bad word to say about.

Winner:

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Category: The gokuu Award Funniest Member
The one that always makes you :lol:

Winner: gokuu

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NEW!
Category: Biggest Shitlord
Reminder: this is meant to be fun, but we have a healthy dose of trolls, sarcasm and in-joking. Who does it best and still makes you laugh while sporting the biggest shit-eating grin you've seen?

Winner: Chaoxytal

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Category: The Anelle Award Most Creative
Be they poet, GFX artist, doodler, carpenter, or other.

Winner: Anelle

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Category: Best Screename/Ava/Sig
This award goes to whoever you consider to have had the best Screename or Avatar or Signature or combination of all.

Winner: Kinmotsu

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Category: The MIA Award
That one member of yesteryear who has yet to sign up to v6 but bloody well should! (Anyone from v1-v5 is eligible).

Winner: nighstar

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Category: The Chaoxytal Award Most likely to still be posting in 12 years
Who here will never leave!?

Winner: Chaoxytal

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Category: Most likely to be famous in 12 years
Who will be the first of us to earn $1,000,000, get a TV show, have books written about them and become world-renowned?

Winner: Oochie

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Category: Favourite Forum
Your favourite place to post in The Center.

Winner: Video Games

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Category: Favourite Topic
Your favourite topic of the past 12 months. (Mafia games not eligible).

Winner: Cringe Thread

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Category: Favourite Mafia Game
This includes all of Season 2 and I will accept anything as far back as Mafia 33: Far Cry 3 from Season 1.

Winner: Soul Eater

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Category: Favourite DTGS Article or Podcast
Not sure what is eligible? Check out the DTGS? sub-forum and refresh your memory!

Winner: null

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NEW!
Category: Most Controversial Post
Reminder: This is meant to be positive, but we can have a laugh about stuff we have done in the recent past. Seen something on The Center that shocked you? Share it here.

Winner: Feminism (Eggshells)

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NEW!
Category: Favourite Image
It could be from Post Your Picture, it could be from the Gathering topics, it could be from anywhere. So long as it features a Center member, or was made or shared by a Center member, it is eligible.

Winner: Photoception

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Category: Surprise Of The Year
This is an entirely subjective award - what to you has been the biggest surprise of 2014?

Winner: The Center Baby!

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Category: Moment Of The Year
Finally, what to you has been your favourite part of 2014?

Winner: The Center Gathering

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NEW!
Category: Favourite Gathering Memory
Whether you were there or not, I'm sure you've all heard the stories. What was your favourite part of The Gathering 2014?

Winner: Jambi

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So there you have it, 21 votes cast eventually which is not too shabby really. It has been an overwhelming year in a lot of ways, but ultimately it has been my favourite for The Gathering alone. Outwith that, there was still a ton of great stuff on the forums themselves.

I hope you enjoyed reading the above and that it inspires you to make 2015 an even more spectacular year on The Center. Thank you to all who took part, and congratulations to all our winners and nominees! :thumbs: :mosh:



As if this post wasn't lovey-dovey enough, here is one final gift from me to you:

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Here's to 2015!

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Toggle this category BREAKING NEWS

Posted By:  Xylus @ 28 December 2014 - 06:57 PM
Betty and I have created life!

We're pregnant as fuck. After reading a few books on how to build a baby, we put our heads together and created the first of its kind: A Purebred Center Baby!

It's going to have Betty's brain and my Olympic-athlete metabolism. It will one day oust Webhead as Center Overlord and melt gokuu's heart.

Baby is due in July!

:D :D :D

:love3: :love3: :love3:



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Toggle this category Center Awards 2014 - Nominations

Posted By:  Garlic Junior @ 20 December 2014 - 12:29 PM
Aloha,

In case you are unaware, for the past few years I have been running The Center Awards, an end of year celebration of everything that makes us.... us.

2012 - Nominations - Results
2013 - Nominations - Results


As ever, there are two aims with these awards:

1) Everybody take part!! I don't care if you're a Forever Lurker, I don't care if you have 5k posts or 50, I don't care if you feel like you don't belong here any more or if you just joined up last week. Everyone is welcome to take part, and please do. This only works if I get a good response to nominations.

2) Positivity, Positivity, Positivitiy!! Feel free to just PM me a bunch of names if you like, but what really makes these things special is the nice words we get to say about each other. The nominations are all anonymous so feel free to say what you like about anyone, so long as it's nice!


As we're a bit late in getting started this year, Nominations will be open into the New Year. I would hope to wrap this up early in 2015 so I'm going to provisionally say Monday 5th January is the last date for nominating, so when a bunch of members return for the usual holiday part-time posting, please point them in this direction. I will happily extend the timeframe if it means more votes and more quotes!


To take part, simply PM me anywhere between zero and five nominations for each of the below categories. Feel free to put as much detail and quotes into your choices as you like also :) reasons are always better, but not mandatory.

Now, I was going to axe a few categories, but I like the idea of looking back at past winners too much so I decided not to. I have however added in a few new ones. Remember, you don't need to vote in every single category, but please vote for as many as possible :)





The Categories:

Best Male: How you define "Best" is up to you, but the guy must be a guy.

Best Female: How you define "Best" is up to you, but the gal must be a gal.

Best Newbie: Anyone who signed up for the first time since 1st December 2013 is eligible.
(Easiest way to check is to go to the Members List, click "More Search Options" and you can filter by join date there)

Best Staff: Any of our current staff are eligible.

Most Improved: Has anyone grown on you since the start of 2014? Praise them here.

Quality Poster: That poster who puts their all into posts, whether it be through humour, content, best use of smilies, etc

Most Valuable Member: A non-Staff member who continues to improve The Center, acts with the conduct of a Staff member, or is in general considered of high value as a member.

Most Underappreciated: Any member, Staff or non-Staff, whose contributions you feel go unnoticed - give them their dues here.

Most Respected: The member who no-one ever has a bad word to say about.

Funniest Member: The one that always makes you :lol:

NEW! Biggest Shitlord: Reminder: this is meant to be fun, but we have a healthy dose of trolls, sarcasm and in-joking. Who does it best and still makes you laugh while sporting the biggest shit-eating grin you've seen?

Most Creative: Be they poet, GFX artist, doodler, carpenter, or other.

Best Screename/Ava/Sig: This award goes to whoever you consider to have had the best Screename or Avatar or Signature or combination of all - please specify which you are nominating them for (copies of pics appreciated).

The MIA Award: That one member of yesteryear who has yet to sign up to v6 but bloody well should! (Anyone from v1-v5 is eligible).

Most likely to still be posting in 12 years: Who here will never leave!?

Most likely to be famous in 12 years: Who will be the first of us to earn $1,000,000, get a TV show, have books written about them and become world-renowned?


Favourite Forum: Your favourite place to post in The Center.

Favourite Topic: Your favourite topic of the past 12 months. (Mafia games not eligible).

Favourite Mafia Game: This includes all of Season 2 and I will accept anything as far back as Mafia 33: Far Cry 3 from Season 1.

Favourite DTGS Article or Podcast: Not sure what is eligible? Check out the DTGS? sub-forum and refresher your memory!

NEW! Most Controversial Post: Reminder: This is meant to be positive, but we can have a laugh about stuff we have done in the recent past. Seen something on The Center that shocked you? Share it here.

NEW! Favourite Image: It could be from Post Your Picture, it could be from the Gathering topics, it could be from anywhere. So long as it features a Center member, or was made or shared by a Center member, it is eligible.


Surprise Of The Year: This is an entirely subjective award - what to you has been the biggest surprise of 2014?

Moment Of The Year: Finally, what to you has been your favourite part of 2014?

NEW!Favourite Gathering Memory: Whether you were there or not, I'm sure you've all heard the stories. What was your favourite part of The Gathering 2014?

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Toggle this category The Center: Busy As Fuck

Posted By:  Xylus @ 03 March 2014 - 10:32 PM
Deejay pointed out yesterday how the Center seems to be thriving right now, reflecting on how amazing it is that we are still alive and kicking ass. In conjunction with this thought, I wanted to give you some hard numbers to prove it.


Top 3 Months of Version 6 (Total Posts):

1. May 2013................10868 posts
2. June 2013...............10249 posts
3. February 2014........9847 posts

Looking at it from this point of view, it seems like we came just short of breaking the record, but on the contrary. Last month was actually our biggest month to date:


Top 3 Months of Version 6 (Posts Per Day)

1. February 2014......352 ppd
2. May 2013..............350 ppd
3. June 2013.............341 ppd


That's right, we fucking smashed the record by 2 posts per day!

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Keeping at that pace over a 31-day pace equates to 10902 posts for a month. Going further, that's a 12-month pace of 128,362 posts. Hardly reasonable to keep that pace up every month, but still something to think about. In contrast, for the entire year of 2013, we posted 92,987 total posts (avg of about 255 ppd).


A lot of this is just number vomit, but it speaks to something much greater: The Center is growing, almost miraculously. We have had a few new members sprinkle in over the last few months, but a vast majority of our activity is produced internally--members who were here all along, excited to consistently participate in a community they've been apart of for 2 years, 10 years, 14 years, etc.

Now enough of the self-congratulating, we have some records to break.

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Toggle this category Center Awards 2013 - Results

Posted By:  Garlic Junior @ 30 December 2013 - 02:15 PM
Without further ado, here are the complete results of the 2013 Center Awards.




Category: Best Male
How you define "Best" is up to you, but the bloke must be a bloke.

Winner: webhead

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Category: Best Female
How you define "Best" is up to you, but the chick must be a chick.

Winner: Super Lucyjin

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Category: Best Newbie
Anyone who signed up for the first time since 27th December 2012 1st December 2012 is eligible.

Winner: Moofininja

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Category: Best Staff
Any of our current staff are eligible.

Winners: Garlic Junior & webhead

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Category: Most Improved
Has anyone grown on you since the start of 2013? Praise them here.

Winner: KuraiKaze

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Category: Quality Poster
That poster who puts their all into posts, whether it be through humour, content, best use of smilies, etc

Winner: Garlic Junior

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Category: Most Valuable Member
A non-Staff member who continues to improve The Center, acts with the conduct of a Staff member, or is in general considered of high value as a member.

Winner: Downshift

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Category: Most Underappreciated
Any member, Staff or non-Staff, whose contributions you feel go unnoticed - give them their dues here.

Winner: Emtee

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Category: Most Respected
The member who no-one ever has a bad word to say about.

Winner: Kinmotsu

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Category: Funniest Member
The one that always makes you :lol:

Winner: gokuu / "Orange Joe"

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Most Creative
Be they poet, GFX artist, doodler, carpenter, or other.

Winner: Anelle

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Best Screename / Ava / Sig
This award goes to whoever you consider to have had the best Screename or Avatar or Signature or combination of all - please specify which you are nominating them for (copies of pics appreciated).

Winner: Chaoxytal

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Cateory: The MIA Award
That one member of yesteryear who has yet to sign up to v6 but bloody well should! (Anyone from v1-v5 is eligible).

Winner: Futile

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Category: Most Likely To Still Be Posting In 12 Years
Who here will never leave!?

Winner: Chaoxytal

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Category: Most Likely To Be Famous In 12 Years
Who will be the first of us to earn $1,000,000, get a TV show, have books written about them and become world-renowned?

Winner: Shade

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Category: Favourite Forum
Your favourite place to post in The Center.

Winner: Tournaments & Games / Mafia Archives

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Category: Favourite Topic
Your favourite topic of the past 12 months. (Mafia games not eligible).

Winner: Post Whatever Amused You On The Net Today

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Category: Favourite Mafia Game or Tournament
Pick one (or two (or three))).

Winner: Mafia XXIII: Full Metal Alchemist (Chaoxytal)

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Category: Favourite DTGS Article or Podcast
If you haven't read/heard them all, do so now!

WInner: Wind Waker HD (Xylus)

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Category: Surprise Of The Year
This is an entirely subjective award - what to you has been the biggest surprise of 2013?

Winner: Gathering 2014 Plans

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Category: Moment Of The Year
Finally, what to you has been your favourite part of 2013?

Winner: DTGS Launch

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So there you have it. 24 votes cast, numerous nominations, some repeats from last year and many new faces.

I will provide a bit more analysis and tidy up any mistakes in the New Year, but for now I hope you have a great time reflecting on 2013 and here's to many, many more :thumbs:

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Poll Food Sharing? (29 member(s) have cast votes)

What is your first thought when someone asks for a bite of your food?

  1. "Back off! This is MY food! You have your own!" (9 votes [31.03%])

    Percentage of vote: 31.03%

  2. "Uhhggg... *fine*!" (5 votes [17.24%])

    Percentage of vote: 17.24%

  3. "Sure, no problem!" (15 votes [51.72%])

    Percentage of vote: 51.72%

  4. "Oh thank god, I thoght I was going to have to eat this all myself!" (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

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