Nonsensical Nation, I give you the 2010-2011 UNH Blog Awards!
If you are a winner, simply print out the certificate below and fill in your name (or your organizations/group/team/etc name) and the proper category. Feel free to frame it, hang it on your wall or put it on mommy's refrigerator.
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Wildcat Blood Award: Ryan the Asian ( For his efforts at hockey games and he will be the new cowbeller beginning next season. We need more cowbell!)
Rival Reader and Commenter: The Maine Guy. It's the Maine Guy's second year in a row with an award. A true reader, despite being a Black Bear.
Best Game: UNH 5-4 over Maine. Such a great ending. The Nyquist breakaway, open net, post, Thompson from behind the net... ahhh.... so good.
UNH Blog Athlete of the Year Pick (Also known as the kid I told my friends from other schools that I had class with Award): Paul Thompson
Clutch Pass out Performances: The Cabinet Kid. Cabinets, under couch cushions, need I same more? Champion.
Blatant Plagiarism Award: UNH Media Relations
Freshmenest Freshman Moment of the Year: Wiz Khalifa piss drinker
Most Obvious Prediction Award: People being mad at SCOPE
Most Lacking News Scandal: Williamson RA firing
Most Over Blown New Story: UNH ranked Number 1 Drug College
Most Ridiculous, Incompetent and down right stupid Methodology for ranking druggiest colleges: Daily Beast
Lamest Potential Blog War: Maple Leaf Fans for hacking the Hobey Vote
Best Comment Thread: Maple Leaf Fans and the PTP School Post
Best Fort Award: Nonsensical Headquarters (awarded to all those who contributed. I know I'm bias, but I saw a couple other forts this year and they did not hold up to our standard.)
Are you really still worried about us award?: UNH Dining
Top Tweeters: Anyone who gave dining shit (see last link)... and the real Huddleston.
Best Bad Idea: Starting the new business school $20 million dollars short with the school's budget being slashed by the state: Everyone involved in that decision
Best Situation Gone Bad: Peter T. Paul's Donation. Awesome, but UNH can't afford to cover the rest of the project.
Still yet to disown me Award: New Hampshirite's Parents
Continued to put up with my columns Award: TNH Editors
Most frequent commenter Award: "Anonymous" dude commented on almost every post... I told you to start using names or reoccurring IDs at least...
Best Local News Story that Quoted me: UNH Students Dispute "druggiest" Ranking
Strangest Story: The girl who tried to take UNH housing to court because she was underage and had a drinking party with a bunch of underage kids and they kicked her out and she said they violated her 5th amendment.
The No Chance in Hell Award: Union Leader asking to reprint one of my columns with my real name. Nope.
Staying Classy Award: UNH. We might be a little nonsensical, but we're still not UMass.
If you are a winner, please feel free to post your acceptance speech in the comment field. And as always,
Stay classy, not UMassy