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Ladies and gentleman,

As 2015 has given way to 2016, it is now high time that we celebrate the writers and AARs that made it such a great year here in AARland. Therefore, I give you the much-awaited end of year awards!

Links to the individual categories may be found below. Please do not vote in this thread: it is purely a repository for the awards themselves.

Thank you, and get voting!

DensleyBlair
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WritAAR of the Year
NewcomAAR of the Year
History Book of the Year
Narrative of the Year
Comedy of the Year
Gameplay of the Year

The OscAAR (Best Completed AAR, EUIV)
The Iron HeAARt
The CrusadAAR's Chalice
The VictoriAAR Cross
The Darkest HeAARt


Thank you very kindly indeed for all of your coming votes. If you wish to link to these awards, please do so with this thread in order that each category may get the fullest exposure it can.
 
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I will share them once they go live for sure.
Thanks for organizing them :)
 

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Thank you for doing this, Densley!
 

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Thanks for organizing. What is the deadline for submission?
I'll keep submissions up for one month from today. Then voting will start. Winners will probably be announced in March.

I will share them once they go live for sure.
Thanks for organizing them :)
Thank you for doing this, Densley!
And thank you both for your unwavering support. :)

Threads should all be live soon. Keep an eye out for them!
 
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I have another question: Will there be also threads in which AARs can be nominated for The OscAAR etc?
Yes, naturally. I just need to find a moment.
 
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Yes, naturally. I just need to find a moment.
Not to put any pressure on you Densley, but what happened to these year-enders? Also, has the ACAs been put on hold?
 
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Not to put any pressure on you Densley, but what happened to these year-enders? Also, has the ACAs been put on hold?
Life, evidently.

To be quite honest, I had completely forgotten I'd ever said I'd be hosting them. For that I can only apologise.

The ACAs will resume in July for the first two quarters of the year, then hopefully we'll be back on track for the third and fourth quarters.
 
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Life, evidently.

To be quite honest, I had completely forgotten I'd ever said I'd be hosting them. For that I can only apologise.

The ACAs will resume in July for the first two quarters of the year, then hopefully we'll be back on track for the third and fourth quarters.
Absolutely no problems and no need to apologise, I just thought that if you and Avinidian had decided to stop with the ACAs a restart could be considered. Given the motivation you had shown for working on them and the energy you putted into this project previously I didn't want to dig up this thread with requests or questions just because we did not hear anything from you during a week or two.