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2008 CrusdAARs Chalice: Best Completed AAR

  • The Adventures of the Crovan Clan a CK/CK-DV AAR by Alfred Packer

    Votes: 11 11,0%
  • Heaven On Earth, Part 1 by asd21593

    Votes: 7 7,0%
  • The Beautiful Girl and the History Class by Jestor

    Votes: 18 18,0%
  • Knud Knýtling, Prince of Denmark (and other assorted tales) by phargle

    Votes: 33 33,0%
  • A Year's Education by RGB

    Votes: 31 31,0%

  • Total voters
    100
  • Poll closed .

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2008 CrusadAARs Chalice

Note that this is a NEW thread due to an error made in the previous poll. Alfred Packer has decided the best and fair course of action is to restart the contest including all the multiple nominated AARs. Please make sure to vote again if you had previously voted in the last thread.

From Alfred Packer:​

And now the nominations are closed! There are 5 AARs here which have received multiple nominations for the 2008 CrusadAAR's Chalice. Please, take your time, read through these little gems and then vote on the one you think is the best. There's no rush, you have all of March to make up your mind!

And comments are more than welcome in this thread :)

Here are the nominees for the 2008 CrusadAAR's Chalice!

Crovan
Kingdom of Norway
The Adventures of the Crovan Clan a CK/CK-DV AAR
Alfred Packer
1066-1452 (Complete 13 August 2008)

Various
Byzantine Empire
[thread=354258]Heaven On Earth, Part 1[/thread]
asd21593
1066-1291 (Complete 25 September 2008)

de Semur
Chalons
The Beautiful Girl and the History Class
Jestor
1066-1217/1227(Complete 1 September 2008)

Knýtling
Halland, Skåne, Norway, Aragon
Knud Knýtling, Prince of Denmark (and other assorted tales)
phargle
1067 - 1454 (Complete 13 August 2008)

Rurikovich
Pereyaslavl
[thread=290578]A Year's Education[/thread]
RGB
1066-1393 (Complete 5 February 2008)

Comments are welcomed and enjoyed. :D
 
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OK, new poll is up. Make sure to vote again if you already voted in the old thread. I'll be deleting that one.

And AP - you don't get off that easily. ;) While it may be admirable to pull yours from competition as penance, it received a fair number of nominations and deserves to be included.

Voting resumes and lasts for 30 days. Make sure to give each a solid read to make sure your vote is as informed as possible.
 

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Thank you coz for fixing the poll and ComradeOM for noticing the error in the last poll.

Well, what can I say, but if you liked voting in the Chalice, here is your chance to do it twice! Happy Voting everyone!
 

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AP - you should probably make a note in the GD area thread to make sure folks know what's going on.
 

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Noooooooooooo, we were past EU3 in votes!!!
 

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I had to vote for the Crovans. It's hard to beat the AAR with murderous Audun, and there's some reflected glory from the first toilet death in the EUIII sequel. :)
 

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Noooooooooooo, we were past EU3 in votes!!!

I know...I am shamed.

So folks, don't let this stop you! If we can reach 50 votes (again), we will have had 100 ballots cast!

a record based on a technicality is still a record...right? ;)

SO - Re-Vote! Let's Shatter the old record!
 

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I know...at least we are already back to 21 votes...now we just need the 2 dozen who voted phargle to revote and I can pretend this screw-up didn't really affect anything :)

You realize, should that not occur, that I will drive to Georgia and choke the life out of you with my bare hands; and when you expire, I will kill myself as well, so that I can follow you to whatever final resting place your spirit winds up residing in, and from there I will haunt you for eternity, ever mindful of my all-consuming hatred of your error, a hatred that will drive me to slowly gain in might until I am the master of that underworld realm, after which I will obliterate your spiritual remains with whatever unholy power I thus acquire; and having engaged in that blasphemy, I will weep eternal tears as I watch reality come undone as a result of my crime.
 

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Well, poo.

I see who you quoted there.

It was enough agony trying to choose between the Crovans and the Knýtlings last time, and to be honest I am not even sure who I voted for. Here we go with the agony again... :(
 

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Alright everyone! After phargle's...inspirational...speech there...well, we've got 24 votes to the OscAARs 52 votes.

Yeah, we were ahead until last night, but I didn't come here to talk about that...well, I did actually, but just not right now.

Remember Rocky III? Go ahead and 'Google' it or 'Wikipedia' it if you don't.


Remember when Rocky got the snot knocked out of him by Clubber Lang? Well, think of last night, when the vote got reset as Chalice'08's Clubber Lang moment. The mean old OscAARs knocked us down and took a 52 to 0 lead in the total vote count.

Today, we are fighting balding wrestlers in garishly coloured doo-rags in promotional bouts gone awry.

Tomorrow...tomorrow, my friends, we get back into that ring with Clubber Lang.

You know what happened when Rocky got back in the ring with Clubber Lang?

Knock-Out.


If you love Rocky.
If you love Flag-Shorts.
If you love tales of redemption.
If you love roid-raging liliputian actors with speech impediments.

By gosh, if you love America (or whatever country you live in),

Then vote...again...in the Chalice!



AP out.
 

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I'll be here for the vaguely homoerotic rubber-diaper interracial training montage. Y'all can take a number!

Risin' up! Straight to the taaaaaah-haaap. . .

It's the FAH NAL COUNT DOWN!

ADRIAAAAN!
 

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I'll be cheering for you from the crowds, Phargy!

It's the...EYE OF THE TIGER!
 

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Man, this is turning into a brutal race.