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    What ho everyone!

    Hell if I know whether its time to pass this on, but it seems like the right time. For this weeks Fan of the Week, I wanted to find someone, that had really spread himself out so to speak, that had encouraged WritAARs all over AARLand with their comments, and also, to bring new blood into the forefront of AARLand. So, in my regular trawls through AARland, searching for the suitable candidate, one name popped up time and again in every fora, and that was none other than Capibara!

    Congratulations Capibara! Most certainly deserved! Come on up and say a bit about yourself!
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    Congratulations Capibara !
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    Indeed it is time for a fan and an excellent choice.

    Congrats Capibara.
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    congratulations Capibara.
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    Feels like Capibara got it just yesterday. Now he's getting it again?

    Well, in any case, congratulations.
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    congrats Capibara, it seems you are in every AAR forum nowadays.
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    Congratulations, Capibara! Great work -- I enjoy seeing your comments in my AAR, and I know you've been hitting quite a few others (as well as having your own AAR, which people should check out!).



    I'm sorry I missed the debate which popped up earlier this week. I generally wait to see Fan of the Week drop below the top tier of threads, so I can use my comment to "bump" the thread. Seems like that strategy backfired on me, keeping me from seeing the issue come up.

    I have to agree with Coz1 and Stnylan. NOt only has the FotW worked well for a long time (and WotW too), but I really think it's possible for a writer to have no idea who is generally a good fan. Some writers don't even read other AARs (I'll be honest -- I've been really in tunnel vision lately on my own AAR, because I haven't the time to peruse like I used to). But a fan, by the nature of being a fan, is constantly wandering, and seeing not just other AARs, but also who's commenting in other AARs. I really think it should stay as it is, though I respect your good reasons for feeling otherwise, Yogi & Vann.

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    First off, I'd like to announce that the December and January awards have been added to the Index, so we're up to date!


    Secondly, I'd like to say a few words of commemoration, and of just general silly interest.


    This marks the 5th year, straight, that the Fan of the Week Award has been given out to honor those who keep these Fora running -- the resolute, encouraging Fans!

    There was only one large gap (late 2004 to early 2005), since the great Hajji Giray started the award, back in 2004. That was an old thread -- this doesn't go back that far. The original thread is linked from the first post of this thread (where the Index is).

    There have been 92 individual winners of the FotW Award over the past 4 years.

    Fully 16 of those winners have won the award twice.

    Only 7 people have won the award more than twice:

    Chief Ragusa: 3 times
    Coz1: 3 times
    Draco Rexus: 3 times
    J. Passpartout: 3 times

    GhostWriter: 4 times!
    Storey: 4 times!

    Stnylan: 5 times!

    And some silly stuff I noticed, from entering our most recent winners:


    Ahura Mazda is the earliest name in the alphabet to have won the award, ever!

    And two recent winners -- Evil Santa and English Patriot are only the 3rd and 4th winners whose names start with "E". Odd, that.


    Congratulations to everybody who has won the award!

    And Thank You to all those who take the time to congratulate the winners!

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    Oh, I'm fine with it this way, Renss, although I certainly see Yogi's argument. I just wanted to point out that should the award process for FotW change, the matching change should be made to WotW.

    On to more important matters: Congratulations, Cabipara!

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    Congratulations Cabipara!
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    Congratulations English Patriot ! !


    Congratulations Capibara! !



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    I knew I would be a special fan, somehow...

    Congratulations, CAPIBARA!

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    Well done. Congratulations Capibara.
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    congrats Capibara, not sure if I've said it yet. well done!
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