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Postby Knowname » Thu Sep 29, 2005 2:32 pm

OH! ok I get it now ;p Old School is describing the word AAnime in AMV, not the entire word AMV -_- Dorks :lol:
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Postby Digitalex » Thu Sep 29, 2005 2:34 pm

The Wired Knight wrote:Perhaps "Best AMV Using Classic Anime" would be better? It's a bit long for an award title but it is more clear than the alternative.


It's certainly not longer than, "Joseph Campbell Memorial Character Profile:" :D
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Postby Khameleon808 » Thu Sep 29, 2005 8:20 pm

Congratulations everyone :-*
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Postby WalterScott » Thu Sep 29, 2005 8:53 pm

Lostboy wrote:How about Best Retro?

hmm... Retro... I like that.... :D
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Postby Darkseid » Thu Sep 29, 2005 9:37 pm

'best retro award'. sounds like a cool one to shoot for. ^^
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Postby MCWagner » Fri Sep 30, 2005 3:02 pm

Digitalex wrote:
The Wired Knight wrote:Perhaps "Best AMV Using Classic Anime" would be better? It's a bit long for an award title but it is more clear than the alternative.


It's certainly not longer than, "Joseph Campbell Memorial Character Profile:" :D


Heh... how many people out there actually got that joke?
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Postby HajimeSaitouX06 » Fri Sep 30, 2005 6:38 pm

MCWagner wrote:
Digitalex wrote:
The Wired Knight wrote:Perhaps "Best AMV Using Classic Anime" would be better? It's a bit long for an award title but it is more clear than the alternative.


It's certainly not longer than, "Joseph Campbell Memorial Character Profile:" :D


Heh... how many people out there actually got that joke?


I was a first time con atendee, but from inference alone I gather that person won that award numerous times. Am I right?
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Postby TaranT » Sat Oct 01, 2005 2:33 am

MCWagner wrote:
Digitalex wrote:
The Wired Knight wrote:Perhaps "Best AMV Using Classic Anime" would be better? It's a bit long for an award title but it is more clear than the alternative.


It's certainly not longer than, "Joseph Campbell Memorial Character Profile:" :D


Heh... how many people out there actually got that joke?

I recognized the name, but not much more. I had written Campbell off as one of these nuts that academia gets the hots for every few years. So I never read any of his books.

But Wikipedia, as always, provides education and enlightenment. :P
For those who want to know, see here and here.

Although one could learn the same by watching about a hundred scifi and fantasy movies.
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Postby Bakadeshi » Sat Oct 01, 2005 11:17 am

The Wired Knight wrote:Perhaps "Best AMV Using Classic Anime" would be better? It's a bit long for an award title but it is more clear than the alternative.


hmm, yea that probably had been a better wording for it. What can I say I suck at comming up with category names. important thing is it won something ;p
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Postby MCWagner » Sat Oct 01, 2005 12:46 pm

TaranT wrote:I recognized the name, but not much more. I had written Campbell off as one of these nuts that academia gets the hots for every few years. So I never read any of his books.

But Wikipedia, as always, provides education and enlightenment. :P
For those who want to know, see here and here.

Although one could learn the same by watching about a hundred scifi and fantasy movies.


Short version: Campbell wrote a book called "the hero of 1,000 faces" in which he demonstrates that an enormous amount of ancient myth up through modern film works from a very similar mold when constructing their hero... essentially, beneath surface detail, all popular heros are exactly the same.

Mike and Meri's video was showing a selection of all the really angsty anime heroes, and really subtly making fun of the fact that they all "walk alone," when really they're all really similar. Besides, the last award they'd won at AWA was the "Captain Murphy memorial Grand Prize" so it made an amusing continuing joke.
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Postby The Wired Knight » Sat Oct 01, 2005 3:22 pm

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Postby Tyler_yj » Sun Oct 02, 2005 12:10 pm

Jihaku , the foo fighters video is now available on org.
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Postby FurryCurry » Sun Oct 02, 2005 12:12 pm

That's it.

Next year, I'm submitting something to AWA, no matter how unpolished or unfinished. I'll be gunning for a "Captain Morgan memorial what the hell were you thinking" award. :twisted:
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Postby MCWagner » Sun Oct 02, 2005 5:07 pm

FurryCurry wrote:That's it.

Next year, I'm submitting something to AWA, no matter how unpolished or unfinished. I'll be gunning for a "Captain Morgan memorial what the hell were you thinking" award. :twisted:


Captain Morgan's DEAD?!?

OH NO! :shock:
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Postby Lord Rae » Sun Oct 02, 2005 5:49 pm

Liver disease... or scurvy. :P
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