HERE'S AN EXTENSIVE RECAP ON HOW ALL THE VOTING WENT DOWN:
DESCRIPTION OF EACH AWARD:
Most Supportive Serena fan- (this individual goes over and beyond in setting the record straight. you can find this member on the GM boards fighting all the misconceptions, lies, and hatred aimed toward Serena.)
Most Supportive Venus fan- (this individual goes over and beyond in setting the record straight. you can find this member on the GM boards fighting all the misconceptions, lies, and hatred aimed toward Venus.)
Most Supportive Williams Sister fan- (this individual goes over and beyond in setting the record straight. you can find this member on the GM boards fighting all the misconceptions, lies, and hatred aimed toward both Venus and Serena.)
The "Highly Valued" Award- (This award goes to any member you want for any reason you like. The nominees will consist of posters who you generally hold in high regards for any reasons you deem worthy. Comments are encouraged for this particular category alongside your list of nominees.)
The "SUNSHINE" Award- (This award goes to the members you feel does a good job of lifting everyone's spirits... It could be a post, a comment, or perhaps a word of encouragement- anything that adds to the overall goodness, with regards to Venus and or Serena)
The "Humanitarian" Award- (This award is designed to say thank you to those members who are always willing lend a helping hand... providing avatars, posting links, providing pictures, creating new Williams forums, etc.. These individuals make life a lot less complicated and a lot more enjoyable.)
The "Philosophical" Decree- (This award is given to those posters who often use a lot of thought and analytical reasoning when passionately posting about Venus and or Serena. These are the posters that will point out inconsistencies and contradictions with regards to the "haters". They do a great job of articulating their thoughts which positively impact Venus and or Serena in this forum.)
"Freshman" Award- (This award goes to any individual who has less than 500 post whom you feel has made a positive contribution with regards to Venus and or Serena)
"Old-timer" Award- (This award goes to any individual who has more than 1000 posts whom you feel has made a positive contribution with regards to Venus and or Serena)
The "Spirit" Award- (This award is given to those posters who have a knack for lightheartedness, and constantly keep things fun. These posters have a good attitude a great sense of humor, and always help in keeping things from ever being too serious)
Special Shout-Out Award- (this is the only award given to any NON-MEMBER OF THE ROYAL COURT. these nominees might be fans of other players, but through their interactions with Royal Court members they are courteous and respectful)
Royal Court's Highest Honors: SJW and Rokkstarr (for future awards the Royal Court Founders, SJW and Rokkstarr will determine the winner(s) of this most prestigious of award. The first year of our awards ceremony this award must naturally go to the founders of The Royal Court)
PHASE 2- HERE ARE THE LIST OF THE NOMINATION IN ORDER FROM MOST AMOUNT OF VOTES TO LEAST. The honorable mentions just fell short of the amount of votes needed to make the nominations lists.
MOST SUPPORTIVE SERENA FAN:
1. Justin (grabbed the lead the last week of voting)
2. Sir Stefwhit (missed tying for first place by just two votes)
honorable mentions to the following: Denise4925, SJW, and becool
MOST SUPPORTIVE VENUS FAN:
1. kabuke (kabuke ran away with the votes with triple the amount of the next closest member)
2. tennisIlove / Knizzle (these two member received the same amount of votes, tied for second place)
honorable mentions to the following: Denise4925, Infinity, and thelittleself
MOST SUPPORTIVE WILLIAMS SISTER FAN:
1. Denise4925 (ended up with twice as many votes as the next closest vote-getter)
Honorable mentions to the following: Machu Picchu, Icequeen, and SJW
THE SUNSHINE AWARD:
2. Rokkstarr / Cam’ron Giles (these two received the same amount of votes and tied for second place)
honorable mention to the following: honey_b_fly, VeeReefan, Kabuke, and No Name Face
THE HUMANITARIAN AWARD
2. Jigglypuff (missed tying for first place by just ONE vote)
honorable mentions to the following: Justin, Knizzle, and Rokkstarr
THE PHILOSOPHICAL DECREE
1. Machu Picchu / Sir Stefwhit (tied for first place with the same amount of votes)
3. Knizzle / Denise4925 (tied for third place with the same amount of votes)
honorable mentions to the following: bandabou, Volcanna, ReeVeeDynasty
1. Static Beef (maintained the lead from day one and never looked back)
3. Dash_yu (one vote shy of tying for second)
honorable mention to the following: Sol Appolo, VW Rules, Serio, Serena!
2. bandabou / Rocketta / Cam’ron Giles / Rokkstarr (a four way tie!!!!)
honorable mentions to the following: Mrs. Peel, Hail-Venus, Machu Picchu, and Denise4925
1. Cam’ron Giles
3. Lindsay Rocks / Justin / Kabuke /BeCool (A 4 way tie for third place)
honorable mentions to the following: Icequeen, Spirit Junky, and Pure Racket
THE HIGHLY VALUED AWARD
2. Rocketta / Knizzle (Rocketta and Knizzle received the same amount of votes, tying for second place)
honorable mentions to the following: Denise4925 (she missed tying for second place by just ONE vote), Silverwhite, and Rokkstarr
I had asked people to include comments when sending in their list of nominees for this particular category. HERE’S WHAT SOME OF OUR MEMBERS HAD TO SAY ABOUT THE FOLLOWING:
(Machu Picchu)- ‘She consistently posts insightful and intellectual posts about the sisters in their defense and promoting their accomplishments. She’s very respected among the fans and non-fans alike’
(StarduvallGrant)- ‘always clear and concise with arguments, and very articulate with posts’
(Denise4925)- ‘What more can yu say about a poster who gets banned for fighting the constant attacks against the sisters, then comes back and continues to fight throughout the frequent attacks she herself garners’
(thelittleself)- ‘I find him to be very thoughtful and conscientious’
(V.S.)- ‘every member of the Royal Court should be thankful to V.S’
(LindsayRocks89)- ‘...very supportive of many players’
(Knizzle)- ‘A character who is straight up cool to talk to’
(rokkstarr)- ‘She is smart and intellegent’
(SJW)- ‘Her contributions are endless’
(Rocketta)- ‘She is intelligent and very well respected and well liked in the WTA forum’
(Stefwhit)- ‘Just like his handle (Peacekeeper) he always makes an attempt to keep the peace, making it a pleasure to read his unbiased opinions’ (thank you for the kind words)
(Justin)- “Quite simply he is everywhere I turn. I swear this poster is as omnipotent as God.’
(BeCool)- ‘The name says it all, one cool cat’
(Serenafan08)-"Serenafan always has something positive to contribute"
(VeeReeDavJCap81)- "I can't decide between the Sunshine award or Highly valued so I vote VeeReeDavJCap for both"
(tucker1989)- "tucker should be our official mascot"
(ReeVeeDynasty)- "I just love all that energy and support for the girls"
(2Sisterfan)- "Continues to hold it down for the girlz"
(vwrules)- "A true Venus fan.
(darinbaker00)- ‘As far as I’m concerned he’s the member of the year’
STEFWHIT'S HALL OF FAMEGreatest Singles Player of All Time:
Simply the BEST:
[Proud MEMBER OF RENA'S ARM
The REAL GOAT
Clijsters, C.Evert, A.Agassi, A.Berasategui, N. Zvereva, I.Majoli, M.Safin, Li Na, VIKA, and Del Potro
Last edited by Sir Stefwhit; Sep 2nd, 2005 at 03:27 PM.