Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Bootleg Award Finalists Announced!

Tomorrow you can vote for one finalist for each category (check back for a link to a new poll soon!)

Congrats to all finalists!



Blog with Best Title
This? Is Not the Life I Ordered!
Your Ill-fitting Overcoat
Perks of Being a JAP
cleveland's a plum
...and hijinks ensued.

Best Design
Free and Flawed
No Ordinary Rollercoaster
Oh! How Lovely!
i hate so much...
Kyla Bea

Best Group Blog
who's your dachshund
Umm... Now what?
Five Blondes

Most Diverse Subject Matter
Speak On It
It's like I'm... mmmagic!
Kyla Bea
surviving myself
Writing to Reach You

Most Distinct Voice
your wishcake.
No Ordinary Rollercoaster
Speak On It
surviving myself
The Rest Is Still Unwritten
It's like I'm... mmmagic!
strange musings of a distracted spunk
...and hijinks ensued
Hope dies last
I'm a mom in real life
Mega. Done. Discuss

Best Up and Coming (started in 2008)
Kyla Bea
who's your dachshund
Alice in Average-Land
Classy in Philadelphia
Shirt or Dress?
cleveland's a plum
The Spotted Ottoman

Least Likely to click Mark-As-Read
Starting Over at 24
No Ordinary Rollercoaster
It's Like I'm... mmmagic!
More is Better.
Surviving Myself

Blogger you'd most like to get a beer with
Starting Over at 24
i hate so much...
No Ordinary Rollercoaster
A View From 5280Ft
Your Beard is Good
Baking With Plath

Best Commentor
surviving myself
...and hijinks ensued
No Ordinary Rollercoaster
sarahbelledotcom
Starting Over at 24

Funniest Blog
surviving myself
The Typing Makes Me Sound Busy
LFar Blog
No Ordinary Rollercoaster
It's Like I'm... mmmagic!
White-Collar Redneck
average20something
i hate so much.
Your Beard Is Good

Most Sincere
Turquoise Ribbons
your wishcake.
strange musings of a distracted spunk
Angelaboration
...and hijinks ensued
Half Deserted Streets
Your Ill-fitting Overcoat

Most Interesting
Clever Girl Goes Blog
Cusp of Normal
No Ordinary Rollercoaster
It's Like I'm... mmmagic!
Speak On It

Most Encouraging/Inspirational
Du Wax Loolu
A Beautiful Day in the Reneeborhood
Chelsea Talks Smack
Kyla Bea
Angelaboration

Best Guest Blogger
Mega. Done. Discuss.
surviving myself
Oh! How Lovely!
Free and Flawed
No Ordinary Rollercoaster

Most Opinionated
It's Like I'm... mmmagic!
Speak On It
surviving myself
A Beautiful Day in the Reneeborhood

Best Blog about Relationships/Sex
Confessions of a Jersey Girl
Starting Over at 24
Turquoise Ribbons
The Mean Girls' Guide to Glory
Long Red Cape

Best Blog about Career/Occupation
Working Girl
Stylish Handwriting
(no other blogs received more than 1 vote... and if I included everybody who got one vote it would be a 50 way tie)

Best Blog about Shopping
Oh! How Lovely! Shops
(no other blog received more than 1 vote... so we have a winner!)

Best Blog about Travel
transient travels
(no other blog received more than 1 vote... so we have a winner!)

Best Blog Written by a Parent
I'm a mom in real life
(no other blog received more than 1 vote, other than dooce who doesn't count... so we have a winner!)

Best Blog Written by a Student
Free and Flawed
Classy in Philadelphia
All Things Phil
LFar Blog

Newbie Award (somebody who turned 20 in 2008)
Classy in Philadelphia
Only Slightly Neurotic
The Resident Artist

Last Chance Award (somebody who turned 29 in 2008)
The Everyday Adventures of Me in the City
surviving myself
d-blogged
My Everyday Soap (Opera!)

Best 20SB User Profile
Maxie
Deutlich

Best Cross Platform Experience (Dear Nominees- please private message me links to your twitter and/or tumblr)
Gretch-a-sketch (twitter.tumblr)
LFar Blog (twitter. tumblr)
No Ordinary Rollercoaster (twitter)
Oh! How Lovely! (twitter)

29 comments:

Deutlich said...

AAAHHH!! I AM SO STOKED FOR VOTING!

nicoleantoinette said...

Glorious. LOVE THIS!

Angela said...

EEEK!!!! I can't believe I actually got nominated! In two categories! And so did tons of my other fave bloggers!

I love you guys!

Himbo said...

Congrats to all of the finalists! I see lots of blogs up there that I follow religiously.

-Himbo

Ben said...

This is crazy...thank you so much, congrats to all the nominees and I can't wait to vote for all of you!

The Dutchess of Kickball said...

Holy crap, way to go Ben!

susan said...

Congrats to all of the finalists!

Lacey Bean said...

Yay! I can't wait to vote for everyone! So many awesome bloggers got nominated!

The Alleged Ringleader said...

Yayyyyy I'm so stoked for voting!

Your Ill-fitting Overcoat said...

This made me a lil teary last night! You guys!

I'm so glad that I got around to voting before the polls closed. So many of my faves made it in! Hollah!

xoxo

Princess Pointful said...

I convinced myself that I was going to go 0 for 0 on nominations this year, so, yayyyy!
(but I shan't win... because look at these f-ing insanely good nominees)

Mermanda said...

Congrats to everyone! I am so scratching my head right now as to who would find me interesting, but cheers!

DIAMONDKT said...

Ben you dominated! Congrats man!

Congratulations to all the other finalists as well.

And those that voted for me, I owe you a hug and my dog sends you sloppy kisses.

Jamie said...

Congrats again everyone! And thanks to those who have nominated me :)

alexa - cleveland's a plum said...

this is such a cool thing, so many deserving bloggers up there.

i can't wait to see the winners!

Tia said...

squee! thanks for the nomination!

JD said...

Well, thanks y'all! I appreciate it. Some great people got nominated and I'm stoked that I got included.

So@24 said...

I don't have a chance in the "Beer" category!

Look at all those nominees. I want a beer with them all!

Cee said...

So how do we vote for the finalists?

Renee said...

You guys, I know I kinda campaigned to be nominated Most Opinionated... but I'm seriously taken aback that some of you nominated me for Most Encouraging/Inspirational. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.

Far said...

bahaha wow i made it to the last chance award!!! Hey at least I made it for something woohoo

Gretchen said...

Awesome! Thanks so much!

Himbo said...

Ok, it's official, I'm retarded. I tried to figure out how to vote but I don't see anything. Am I a tard or is it simply not up yet?

DIAMONDKT said...

Here you go, Himbo. This is the link you need to vote for the finalists. It was on the 20SB forums, but not the blog here.

http://www.surveygizmo.com/s/94298/bootleg-finalist

Todd said...
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Heather Rose said...

Rock! Voting makes me happy.

Not that I was nominated for squat.

Ooh! New category! ^__^

Himbo said...

Thanks, David!

Michael Litman said...

Congrats to all finalists.

How does one get nominated for the awards? I'd like to give it a go for next time!

Mike - http://www.litmanlive.co.uk

Chelsea Talks Smack said...

I just found this, had no idea that's awesome! Thanks guys!! cheers.