Sunday, July 5, 2009

The Nominations for "The Vertically Striped Awards for Excellence in the Field of Excellence" (a.k.a. "The Sockies")

As announced on the Vertically Striped Radio program yesterday, here are the official nominees for the 2009 Vertically Striped Awards for Excellence in the Field of Excellence. More commonly known as "The Sockies." This is a very prestigious award, you can't just win by being a monkey or anything.
There are a couple of ways that YOU can get involved in the Sockies this year. Most of the Awards are being decided by the members of The Vertically Striped Academy of Arts, Sciences, and other Neato Stuff however, you can help decide the categories for Best Radio Show and also Sports Idiot of the Year.
Best Radio Show is being decided completely by the vote on, you can click here to vote. Also, you can vote for Sports Idiot of the Year on this week look over to the right side of the page for the ballot. Your votes will help decide the winner of "Sports Idiot of the Year." The voting closes at 3:00 Mountain time on Saturday the 11th of July, so be sure to vote!
The nominations are listed below, good luck to all, and remember, it is an honor just to be nominated!

Best Holiday:
  • Independence Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas
  • Flag Day
  • New Year's Eve

Best Color:
  • Orange
  • Brown
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Purple

Sports Team of the Year:
  • Denver Nuggets
  • Pittsburgh Penguins
  • Tampa Bay Rays
  • Arizona Cardinals
  • Chicago Blackhawks

Best Picture (That I've actually seen this year):

  • Up
  • Slumdog Millionaire
  • Star Trek
  • The Hangover
  • Earth
Best Website:
Sports Idiot of the Year:
  • Brett Favre
  • Plaxico Burress
  • Josh McDaniels
  • Manny Ramierez
  • Marion Hossa

The People's Choice Sockie - Best Dameshek Amalgamated Messageboard Network Show: (Voting taking place on through July 11th)

  • Dameshek on Demand
  • The No Name Show
  • The Ed Show
  • Vertically Striped Radio
  • Elevation Radio
  • The LCS Hockey Show
  • The Barnstable Broadcast

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