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2012 Pegasus Award Winners -
Travel Song - No Hurry, Michelle Dockrey
Gaming Song - I Put My Low Stat - Dr. Mary Carolyn Phillips Crowell
Best Writer/Composer - TIE, Dr. Mary Crowell AND Juanita Coulson
Best Performer - TIE! - Betsy Tinney and Wild Mercy
Best Classic - Tiberius Rising, Rand Bellavia and Adam English
Best Filk Song - Cheshire Kitten, S.J. "Sooj" Tucker

Considering that I voted for one of the ties, clearly my vote made a difference.

OVFF

Oct. 22nd, 2012 10:26 am
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I am sorry to say I am not going to OVFF this year.

There are multiple reasons including, the budget and starting a new job. (No, I won't be making to to Windycon this year either.)

Because I won't be there in person I have sent in my Online Pegasus Ballot If you consider yourself a Filker, and haven't voted yet Today is the last day to vote.
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I have now submitted my Pegasus Nominations. Pegasus is an award for excellence in Filking. If you consider yourself a filker you are welcome to nominate.
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Now that the Pegasus Ballots are Open I want to share some thoughts on the Best Performer Category. I am not going to campaign on behalf a specific filker, but there is something I want people to consider in their nominations this year.

The filk community is blessed with a wealth of talented performers, as we can see from both the past winners and 63 suggestions on the brainstorming poll. With so many talented people we tend to focus on the singers; however there are many filkers who perform without singing. Some play woodwind, some play brass, there are those who play stringed instruments, and those who play percussion. They add that something extra to the already awesome song.

So I am suggesting this year when you nominate people for Best Performer, consider the musicians who support the singers.
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Why Not?
Time to start thinking about the Pegasus Brainstorming Poll, where you really can "vote early, vote often"

There have already been three Filk Cons this year and many general cons with filk.
Is there some person or song that impressed you?
Is there a suggestion you meant to make last year but missed the deadline?

The Categories this year are:
(as always)
Best Filk
Best Classic Filk
Best Composer/Songwriter
Best Performer
(and the Floating Categories this year are...)
"Baddest-Ass Song"
"Most Romantic Song"

The Online Ballot is open. The deadline is 12:01AM Pacific Daylight Time, Saturday, 07 May, 2011
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The Pegasus Ballot is out for those in the filk community who wish to vote, but do not plan on attending O.V.F.F. (Those attending O.V.F.F. may vote at the con.)

Congratulations to all those nominated.

I am not going to say who I did nominate (I'm also not going to rant here about the nominations I made which didn't make the list, tempting as it may be.) My expectations are not high because I try to look for "dark horse" canidates to nominate. What I will say is how many of my nominations made the cut.

Best Filk Song: 0 out of 5 of my nominations
Best Classic Filk: 3 out of 5 of my nominations
Best Performer: 2.5 out of 5 of my nominations
Best Composer: 2 out of 5 of my nominations
Best Magic Song: 1 out of 5 of my nominations
Best Mad Science Song: 2 out of 5 of my nominations
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This is it! If you are a fan of filk, please submit nominations for the The Pegasus Award for Excellence in Filking Today1.


1. July 31, 2010, 11:59 PM Pacific Daylight Savings Time2
2. Because to the best of my knowledge there are no filkers in Hawaii
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16 Day Left (Including today) to submit nominations for the The Pegasus Award for Excellence in Filking.

I sent in mine today. No, I'm not going to say who I nominated.

If you are a fan of filk please make your voice heard.
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It is that time of year again, to consider nominations for The Pegasus Award for Excellence in Filking and the Brainstorming Poll Results are up, however these suggestions are an unedited list which may contain people/songs who are Ineligible for awards this year. (Note: I am not an official part of the Pegasus Awards; I am just trying to remind people of some of the rules that can affect nomination.)

Anyone who has won Best Composer is ineligible to win again for 5 years. The last five years winners are:
Tom Smith
Cynthia McQuillin (who is also ineligible for an other reason)
Talis Kimberley
Seanan McGuire
Vixy & Tony

Also ineligible for Best Composer by the "2 years nominated, 1 year off" rule is:
Brooke Lunderville

We have an official ruling: Ju Honisch is eligible for the 2010 Pegasus Best Composer Link

Likewise anyone who has won Best Performer is ineligible to win again for 5 years. The last five years winners are:
Heather Dale & Ben Deschamps
Vixy & Tony
Dr. Mary Crowell and Seanan McGuire (tie)
Judi Miller
Jeff and Maya Bohnhoff

Also ineligible for Best Performer by the "2 years nominated, 1 year off" rule is:
Amy McNally
Wild Mercy

Update

Nov. 6th, 2007 08:25 pm
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Incase anyone has noticed that I haven’t been posting much lately; let me tell you that having a life can really cut into your internet time.

Over a week ago I went to Ohio Valley Filk Festival. )
maverick_weirdo: (Transport)
Just got home from Ohio Valley Filk Festival

More Later

g'night

O.V.F.F.

Sep. 17th, 2007 08:14 pm
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I am starting to make plans for Ohio Valley Filk Festival

So who is going to it this year, and how are they getting there?

37?!?

Jul. 29th, 2007 10:01 am
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The Pegasus award Ballot Deadline is upon us

with 65 hours left to go only 37 people have made nominations.

There are more people than that on the brainstorming poll

There are more people than that going to O.V.F.F.

So here is the 2007 Pegasus Nominating Ballot

**If you have no Idea what I am talking about read This and then vote
maverick_weirdo: (Kilt)
Goals:
To see friends
Meet some people I know through LJ
Hear some great live music by people I have only heard of
Hear some great live music by people I have never heard of
Sing
To Be among the Fen

We arrived 6:35 Friday afternoon  )
maverick_weirdo: (Kilt)
My Vacation plans

Vacation time off from work, arranged
Ticket to Chicago, arranged
Place to stay in Chicago, arranged
Ride from Chicago to Columbus, arranged
Place to stay in Columbus, arranged
OVFF Pre-reg (including Banquet), mailed today
Stock Payout to fund trip, check arrived today, deposited in bank
Someone to watch cats while I'm away, arranged

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