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The 2010 WTF! Forum Awards- Vote Now!

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The 2010 WTF! Forum Awards- Vote Now!

Postby Venus » Sun Jan 02, 2011 2:33 pm

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Hi everyone,

Thank you all so much for submitting your nominations! What a year 2010 was and now as we’ve just begun 2011, these awards are a great way of celebrating the past year and looking forward to what the future may hold. Below are the nominations which made the shortlist so now I would invite you all to vote! You must choose ONE option from each category and you can vote for as many categories as you want.

In order to vote, please follow this link: http://www.kwiksurveys.com?s=HBLLIO_1f6019e7
(please do not post your choices in this thread or PM me your choices)

The deadline for votes to be cast is 10th January 2011 at 7pm EST. :D

2010 WTF! Forum Awards Shortlist

1. Best Line on The Simpsons: Elementary School Musical
1. Bret: What is she doing with her hands?
Lisa: It's called applause.
Jemaine: I'm not sure I like it.

2. The heckling scene


3. "We wanted you to think we were happening guys."
"Well, philosophically we're happening in the sense that we exist."
"Not for long if we don't drop more sandwiches."

4. “Remember us for our exaggerations, not our reality”

2. Best Song Featured on The Simpsons: Elementary School Musical (To listen to the songs click here)
1. Artists
2. "No we don't do that, we never do that..."
3. Camp T-shirts
4. “It’s hard to sing whilst playing…guitars”
5. The sad reprise of Artists

3. Most Exciting Project Outside of FOTC
1. The Simpsons
2. Predicament
3. Electronic Santa by Blazer Force
4. Dinner for Schmucks

4. Most Eagerly Anticipated Upcoming Project
1. Two Little Boys
2. The Muppet Movie
3. Men In Black 3
4. Rio

5. Best Bret and/or Jemaine Appearance
1. Flight of the Conchords - Bret and Jemaine's announcement (BBC Comedy website launch)


2. FOTC Live at The Fringe Bar
3. Film Independent Spirit Awards
4. Dinner For Schmucks NYC Premiere

6. Best Interview
1. Jemaine Clement: 'I was in a public park replicating gay porn pics in my underpants' by Killian Fox, The Observer

2. "Jemaine Clement- How a quiet boy from Masterton became the funniest man on the planet" by Tim Hume, Sunday Star Times Magazine

3. Jemaine on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

4. Predicament series of interview clips posted on Facebook

7. Best Surprise Jemaine Moment
1. Funny or Die viral videos of Kieran Vollard

2. Humourbeasts video


3. Jemaine in a 90's Milky Bar commercial


4. Seeing Jemaine’s beard at the Ellis opening night in NYC
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8. Best Surprise Bret Moment
1. Electronic Santa by Blazer Force


2.Bret as Mr. Bainbridge in the Rotorua Museum movie

3. New high quality Video Kid videos released by Loop
4. Bret performing with the WIUO and his Short People feature


9. Best Conchord Cohort Project
1. BOY by Taika Waititi
2. The Sexy Book of Sexy Sex by Kristen Schaal
3. The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra Tour
4. The 2010 Spring Mostly European Tour

10. Best Tour Poster
1. May 4 - AMSTERDAM by Kevin Tong
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2. May 5 - DUBLIN by The Little Friends of Printmaking
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3. May 10 - BIRMINGHAM by The Small Stakes
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4. May 14 - GLASGOW by DKNG
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5. May 30 - LOS ANGELES by DKNG
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11. Best Tour T-Shirt
1. World Tour 2010
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2. White Sharpie t-shirt
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3. Glitter t-shirt
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4. Purple Moon dance shirt
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12. Best Tour Merchandise
1. Tea Towels
2. Vinyl Records
3.Buttons/Badges
4. Tote Bags
5. Magnet Sheets

13. Best Tour Story
1. Bret and Nigel playing Rachel’s uke


2. Jemaine and MinorMajorStalker during Sugalumps at the Hollywood Bowl
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3. kipples asking Bret what the Djz girlfriend was…him not remembering…then confirming that she was indeed an outer zone.

4. Jemaine telling SheWolf that he remembered her

14. Best Autograph
1. Amanda’s
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2. Laura's
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3. Venus'
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4. biscuit's
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15. Most Enviable Meet & Greet Photo with Jemaine
1. Amanda and Jemaine
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2. SheWolf and Jemaine
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3. funny schipperke and Jemaine
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4. At the Hollywood Bowl Afterparty
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16. Most Enviable Meet & Greet Photo with Bret

1. Venus and Bret
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2. minilea and Bret
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3. biscuit and Bret
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4. Marte and Bret
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5. kipples and Bret
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17. Most Enviable Meet & Greet Photo with a Conchord Cohort

1. rachel and Nigel
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2. Amanda and Nigel
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3. Red and James Bobin
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18. Most Tragic Tour Moment
1. When there was no M&G for the girls in Hollywood
2. nonchalant obsession going to 4 shows and not meeting Bret
3. 4everconchordsfan's memory card snafu
4. No one got a photo of the guys shirtless in the wings at the Hollywood Bowl

19. Best Support Act Set
1. Arj Barker
2. Eugene Mirman
3. Kristen Schaal
4. David O’Doherty

20. Best Song Performance
1. Demon Woman
2. We’re Both In Love With A Sexy Lady/Sugalumps
3. Boom
4. Epileptic Dogs

21. Best New Song
1. 1353 (Woo a Lady)
2. You Don’t Love Me Anymore
3. Back on the Road

22. Funniest Banter
1. Muffin Story
2. Time tripping- being f*ngered by a T-rex if you have too much of acid from tour poster
3. “They said that we should save the whales, and apparently at that point the night before, at the Norway concert, the crowd had booed them for that. They didn't know that Norwegians eat whales, and Jemaine then said something in the lines of "Well, that's another reason to save the whales - save them from Norwegians!" –hetoft, Copenhagen
4. Flight Of The Conchords - Play Some Lily Allen - Live at Wembley 19.5.2010


5. Flight of the Conchords Dublin May 6th: "...the famous English poet, Oscar Wilde"


23. Best Tour Blooper
1. Flight of the Conchords Feat. Carla. Birmingham NIA 10/05/2010


2. Flight of the Conchords - I'm not crying (live at Melkweg, Amsterdam) (Bret posing for the cameras)


3. “One of the highlights - Bret's taunt-and-call-security joke finally backfired on him. When he reached for a girl (while he was standing in front of her) she totally leaped up and jumped him. He even lost his balance and was pinned against the stage as she practically lay on top of him! Jemaine was on the stage and thought it was hilarious while looking ever so slightly concerned. They really did need security!! Then he ran to the side seats, which were TOTALLY EMPTY and started humping a seat, saying "There are normally more people at our shows." Memorable!” – SuzyBatt / Flight of the Conchords - Sugalumps - Las Vegas - May 29, 2010 (starts from 2:15)


4. Jemaine forgetting the chords for Prince of Parties


5. Jemaine having trouble lighting his match during Demon Woman

24. Funniest Tour Photo
1. Jemaine and kipples
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2. A pic of Jemaine’s sugalumps taken by Bret
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3. Red and the back of James Bobin
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4. Bret and the security guard
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5. Bret getting more than he bargained for during Vegas Sugalumps
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25. Fave Jemaine Tour Photo
1. White t-shirt photo
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2. Onstage close-up photo
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3. Looking down photo
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4. Soundcheck photo
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5. Smile photo
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26. Fave Bret Tour Photo
1. Red lighting photo
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2. Blazer and checked shirt photo
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3. Inside out shirt photo
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4. Blazer and lion t-shirt photo
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5. With Little Red photo
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27. Fave FOTC Tour Photo
1. Green lighting photo
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2. Losanjealous photo
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3. Sugalumps photo
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4. With the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra (Nigel) photo
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5. Dark blue lighting photo
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Deadline: 10th January 2011 at 7pm EST. :D

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Re: The 2010 WTF! Forum Awards- Vote Now!

Postby LauraK » Sun Jan 02, 2011 7:37 pm

OMG.......#18! We have to choose?! They're all tragic! :bang:
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Re: The 2010 WTF! Forum Awards- Vote Now!

Postby Faith » Sun Jan 02, 2011 8:37 pm

It's going to be hard just choosing one pic in the photo categories. :hrm: :bang:
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Re: The 2010 WTF! Forum Awards- Vote Now!

Postby vmh » Sun Jan 02, 2011 8:51 pm

Voted! And I'm sure that getting to meet Taika not once but twice this year was an honorable mention for Most Enviable Meet & Greet Photo with a Conchord Cohort. What are we, chopped liver?! :lol:

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Re: The 2010 WTF! Forum Awards- Vote Now!

Postby biscuit » Sun Jan 02, 2011 8:52 pm

The die is cast.*strikes dramatic pose* :wink:
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Re: The 2010 WTF! Forum Awards- Vote Now!

Postby Venus » Sun Jan 02, 2011 9:37 pm

Thank you all for your votes so far! :thumb:

Oh no vmh, you deserved a mention with that photo with Taika! Maybe it's because people were thinking of M&G encounters with Cohorts during the tour? Anyway, I'm certainly envious of that photo. ;)

edit: Haha, I just checked my own rules and I specified that photos have to be M&G photos during the tour. Oh well, it's still an enviable photo.
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Re: The 2010 WTF! Forum Awards- Vote Now!

Postby nonchalant obsession » Sun Jan 02, 2011 10:25 pm

Aw, vmh. That pic is so perfect! 8)

I'm completely stuck on Best Bret moment....how can I ever choose?!?!? :shock: They were all amazing. So many of the categories I've narrowed down to two (with great difficulty) and I just can't pick between them. :heart: :heartbeat: :heart: Oh well, it's an honor for the selections that don't win just to be nominated...right? :)

Thanks for all the links to everything, Venus! Woot, girl. :clap: You made this so slick and easy for us! :supz:


:roll2: Who nominated me for Biggest Tour Tragedy??? :lol: ...................... ( :tears: )
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Re: The 2010 WTF! Forum Awards- Vote Now!

Postby Red » Mon Jan 03, 2011 5:58 am

Wait what? :o Two pics of me were nominated? I'm totally surprised! Who new such an honor could result from a few glasses of wine and Nonch always ready with her camera. :D

Some of these categories are so tough. I don't know how I'll choose, but the deliberation will be fun.

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Re: The 2010 WTF! Forum Awards- Vote Now!

Postby Nancy » Mon Jan 03, 2011 6:18 am

I need more time - so many tough choices! :hrm:
Plus, with such a bad short-term memory, :doh: I need to have this thread open while I vote, so I can reference all of your photos and vids, Venus. :clap:
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Re: The 2010 WTF! Forum Awards- Vote Now!

Postby kipples » Mon Jan 03, 2011 12:44 pm

I found it really easy to vote. Easier then easy :D

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Re: The 2010 WTF! Forum Awards- Vote Now!

Postby SheWolf » Mon Jan 03, 2011 4:41 pm

nonchalant obsession wrote: Who nominated me for Biggest Tour Tragedy?

I didn’t participate so it wasn’t me but it was a tragedy of epic proportion, wasn't it?

Red wrote:Who new such an honor could result from a few glasses of wine and Nonch always ready with her camera.
My pic nomination was the result of the same. :D

I have only skimmed the categories so far but re: #24 we can’t really be expected to choose right? The photo of J with kipples is one of my faves but how can any Jemainiac be expected to vote against his big, delicious sugalumps?

We don’t have to vote in every category, right?
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Re: The 2010 WTF! Forum Awards- Vote Now!

Postby nonchalant obsession » Mon Jan 03, 2011 8:17 pm

SheWolf wrote:
nonchalant obsession wrote: Who nominated me for Biggest Tour Tragedy?

I didn’t participate so it wasn’t me but it was a tragedy of epic proportion, wasn't it?

My heart says so. :| But no one need feel sorry for me, some of the most devoted fans didn't even get to see a show. :cry: Some have never had the Conchords in their country even. :cry: That's tragic. :goodman:

SheWolf wrote:
Red wrote:Who new such an honor could result from a few glasses of wine and Nonch always ready with her camera.
My pic nomination was the result of the same. :D

What can I say...I'm always ready.
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Re: The 2010 WTF! Forum Awards- Vote Now!

Postby SuzyBatt » Tue Jan 04, 2011 2:59 am

Wow, what fun. And a nice trip down memory lane. Terrific work Venus! :clap: And congrats to all the nominees. :adoration:
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Re: The 2010 WTF! Forum Awards- Vote Now!

Postby Nancy » Tue Jan 04, 2011 5:16 am

I finally voted. It was so hard choosing the photos! I'll be interested to see how it all pans out. :popcorn:
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Re: The 2010 WTF! Forum Awards- Vote Now!

Postby nonchalant obsession » Wed Jan 05, 2011 12:39 am

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