RACCies: The Third Raccies Hall of Fame Awards

Martin Phipps martinphipps2 at yahoo.com
Wed Apr 15 05:25:18 PDT 2009

On Apr 15, 7:44 am, Arthur Spitzer <arspit... at earthlink.net> wrote:
>        The Third Raccies Hall of Fame Awards.
>        General Comments:  Only Three People voted this time leading to a
> whole bunch of tying.

I'm confused.  How can you have a four way tie if only three people

EDIT: I checked the rules and it says "1st is 5pts, 2nd is 3pts and
3rd is 1pt." so there are two ways to get six points, ie either by
getting one 1st and one 3rd place vote or getting two 2nd place votes.

> Maybe this was what Jamie Rosen was thinking
> about when he worried that we'd quickly run out of people or stories to
> nominate.

I didn't vote this year because I voted last year.  If we do this
again I'll vote for Rob Rogers.  My voting this year wouldn't have
affected the results though except perhaps by breaking some of the

> 1-Legion Of Occult Heroes #4 (death of an alt.universe)  [LNH] (6)
> 1-Limp-Asparagus Lad #55 (Sept. 11 issue) [LNH] (6)
> 1-Refugees of Net.ropolis #5 (Dr. Medulla)  [LNH] (6)

> 2-Aeneas & Ferris Special VI (final issue) [LNH] (5)
> 3-LNH Comics Presents #64 (Infinite Leadership Crisis: California Kid)
> [LNH] (4)

Ouch.  That was close.  LNHCP #64 was a good issue but, obviously,
Paul Hardy's stuff needs to go in first ahead of other people's.

>        HALL.OF.FAME8:  FAVORITE CONTRIBUTOR: a person who has
>        contributed a lot to RACC or alt.comics.lnh.  Creating imprints,
>        characters, feedback, writing reviews, essays, managing the
>        archives, websites, starting flame wars and so on
> 1-Ray "wReam" Bingham (6)
> 1-Saxon Brenton (6)
> 1-Martin Phipps (6)
> 1-Tom Russell (6)

Which means each of us had two people voting for us.  Wow.  Well at
least I'm getting recognition for _something_ after all these
years. :)


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