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Patrick
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 14, 2021 4:01 pm    Post subject: KarateForums.com Awards 2021: Vote For Your Favorites! Reply with quote

Hello,

Welcome to the voting period for the 20th annual KarateForums.com Awards!

Through these awards, we recognize just a few of the individuals who have made outstanding contributions to KarateForums.com in the past year.

You submitted your nominations and, from those, we have our KarateForums.com Awards 2021 nominees. In all, 16 different members have been nominated in the various categories that make up this year's awards. They are Zaine, Spartacus Maximus, Himokiri Karate*, Wado Heretic, tatsujin*, SLK59*, sensei8, bushido_man96, ashworth*, DWx, Fat Cobra, Bulltahr, aurik, Alan Armstrong, The Pred, and Wastelander. Congratulations to all of you! An asterisk (*) denotes a first-time nominee!

bushido_man96 was nominated in 5 categories, the most of any member, followed by Himokiri Karate and sensei8 with 3. Our historical award numbers have been updated and new milestones have been reached!

Congratulations to bushido_man96 on being the first member to reach 50 nominations (now with 54, 1st all-time), which is just an absolutely massive milestone! That's incredible. Another big one: DWx has reached 30 nominations (now with 31, 3rd all-time). Congrats Danielle!

Congratulations as well to Alan Armstrong on reaching 10 (tied 9th all-time) and Fat Cobra and Zaine on reaching 5 (both tied tied 22nd all-time).

With the ballots crafted, it is now time to vote.

What You Should Know Before Voting

1. These awards take into consideration all community activity between October 19, 2020 and October 18, 2021. You should vote based upon activity during this period - not activity before or after.

2. To vote, you must have a KarateForums.com account with at least 10 posts made on or before October 18, 2021.

3. You cannot vote for yourself.

4. Your votes will be kept private. We do not publicly reveal who voted for whom.

5. Please do not attempt to artificially inflate our vote totals in any way. This includes, but is not limited to: Trading votes, encouraging people to vote indiscriminately (publicly or privately), sending spam and any other behavior that could lead to results being artificially skewed. Members found to be participating in these activities will be disqualified from nomination in any category.

6. Please note that you do not have to vote in every category. You can vote in as many or as few as you would like - please go for as many as you feel comfortable with. The more valid votes we receive, the better!

Categories

The categories are listed below. For each category, you will find a link to the ballot where you can vote.

Member of the Year
https://www.karateforums.com/member-of-the-year-vt55125.html

New Member of the Year
https://www.karateforums.com/new-member-of-the-year-vt55124.html

Community Spirit Award
https://www.karateforums.com/community-spirit-award-vt55123.html

Staff Member of the Year
https://www.karateforums.com/staff-member-of-the-year-vt55122.html

Funniest Member of the Year
https://www.karateforums.com/funniest-member-of-the-year-vt55121.html

Karate Contributor of the Year
https://www.karateforums.com/karate-contributor-of-the-year-vt55120.html

Health and Fitness Contributor of the Year
https://www.karateforums.com/health-and-fitness-contributor-of-the-year-vt55119.html

Instructors and School Owners Contributor of the Year
https://www.karateforums.com/instructors-and-school-owners-contributor-oty-vt55118.html

Vote Now

Please vote.

Voting will be closed on November 28, 2021 at 8pm Eastern (UTC -5). Please do not post your votes in this or any thread.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to private message me or reply here.

Thank you for reading and for visiting KarateForums.com. Your participation in these awards is what makes them meaningful. I can't wait to see who you vote for this year.

Sincerely,

Patrick
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 19, 2021 12:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thank you to everyone who has voted thus far! If you haven't, please be sure to do so! It's a great way to show your appreciation for some of our great contributors.

Patrick
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 24, 2021 7:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The ballots are still open until I add a reply to this thread saying they are not! Please be sure to vote!
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 28, 2021 3:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ballots are open until I add a reply to this thread saying they aren't! If you haven't already voted, you still have a chance. Please take a moment as our awards are made better with your perspective.

Patrick
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 29, 2021 1:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Voting is now closed. Thank you to everyone who voted. The ballots will now be audited to ensure that the votes meet with the guidelines listed on this thread, and then the winners will be revealed!

Thanks again,

Patrick
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