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    Well it is that time again, and I must say, despite HoI 3 coming out, this may be one of the best beginning AARs in any category. So I nominate Doge Robert's magnificent "The Third Reich" for this awAARd. He's absolutley captured the spirit of the times through his portrayel of the Nazi Staff and the common German during these times!

    Wonderful job! So head out to the still thriving HoI 2 Forum to read this "must-see." Congratz Doge Robert, and well deserving too!
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    Congratulations, Doge! Well deserved!
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    Congratulations Doge Robert! Not bad for a newcomer with only a two page aar

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    Congrats Doge Robert! I may have to mosey on down and take a look, since the HoI2 AARs are my territory and all. Even though I spend most of my time with their HoI3 brothers now.
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    Many congratulations , Doge Robert !
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    From Spain: ˇOLÉ!

    ˇBravo! Crongratulations.

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    Erhm.. Oh... Hmmm.. Ach.. Speeches.. Arh.. Erhm.. Oh well.. *faints....again*

    This, I must say, is an honor which I am completely unprepared to recieve..
    I didn't expect it now or ever and thus I have no clue, what I'm supposed to say, do or even how I act..

    I am, however, deeply grateful if this means that even one person returns, rejoins or even discovers for the first time, the HOI2 AAR forum. For when two games are so closely related as HOI2 and 3, does it really matter which platform is used to frame a great story? And yet, some fabulous stories may now find themselves with little or no attention, since so many have flocked to the banner of a new game, some perhaps forgetting the world of fiction and fairytales, they left behind.. Take the time, just throw a quick glance through a few of the new stories on the forum and perhaps you might be the one to keep a new writer hanging, making him or her continue the story and in the end, you may be what got the story to be finished and all you had to do was sacrifice a few minutes here and there and get a world of entertainment in return.. Not a bad deal really..

    Hmm.. Maybe I did have an idea about what to say anyway..

    Thank you all, it is a great honor and I shall do my best to find one whom I will be proud to nominate in a week.

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    Congratulations, well done
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    Congratz!
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    Congrats my friend! You know just how glad I am to see you back and writing!


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    Congratulations, Doge Robert. I'm reading it right now and it looks really good!

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    Well, the time has come to pass on the praise, so to speak..

    I've been spending quite a long time looking through AARs, trying to find the one, which seemed the most deserving.. However, since this is how I am, I also had the nagging ulterior motive of trying to find a writer, which could really use the extra publicity.

    And let's be honest about it. The number of skilled writers in our community seem to be somewhat beyond the limit of our numerical system. It wasn't easy, but I really did try. I even asked for help from another writer, whom I am proud to consider myself a friend of.

    At the end of it all, I sat down and tried to make up a decission. I sorted through the many brilliant stories, trying to sift out that one character, which stuck out in my mind. But I couldn't, 'cause I kept getting distracted. Distracted by something I had been told about an update which hadn't even been written yet, distracted by the fact that I kept thinking about the character featured in that particular update, or rather, both of the characters, since it's an update dealing with events somewhat resembling what happened around Easter, a long, long time ago.

    At first, I didn't really pay this distraction much attention, since I really wanted to find that one story, which really deserved the award and could use it as well. But slowly, it dawned on me that I was making something of a fool of myself. Luckily no one was around to point it out. Ahem.

    The point is really, that this character is dear to me. It is well known to me in the way I know my own brother and the reason I so anticipate that particular update is because I want to see how closely it resembles the set of actions, which I have already played out in my mind countless times.

    This is how dear that particular character is to me, how closely I have immersed myself with its 'life' and how deeply I anticipate every single update featuring that character..

    So I failed, because the writer in question doesn't really need all that more attention, he's got plenty already. And deservedly so. But still I must be honest to my own opinion and to what my subconsciousness was screaming at me.

    The character is a young man, recently married and equally recently a father. He is the daring secret agent of the NID, striving Against All Odds, to defeat his enemies, do his country proud and keep his family safe. He is Ian Fleming and the writer is of course, Trekaddict.

    Congratulations...
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    *blushes* Oh it was most unexpected, because I rarely win any awards, never mind for a character who wasn't meant to become this big to begin with.... Thank you, thank you, thank you.
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    Congrats trekaddict!
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    Congrats tk, very well deserved.

    And can I just commend Doge Robert on a most enlightening insight into how he chose tk, an interesting read.
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