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Rookie Member of the Year - 2015

Discussion in 'The 2015 Darkside Awards' started by trailboss99, Feb 11, 2016.

  1. trailboss99

    trailboss99 Head Honcho - Trainee Cat Herder Staff Member      

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    Who from our newest members stood out above the crowd for you this last year?
     
  2. Thrasher

    Thrasher The Annoyance Facilitator        

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    Very difficult choice here. There is more than one All Star in this list.
     
  3. txrob779

    txrob779 The Noob Messiah  

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    Good luck rookies :bless:
     
  4. Radman

    Radman RWI SUPPORTER    

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    i sold [MENTION=93965]junbug5150[/MENTION] some watch when he first came here. I was not far before so it might have been my first sale. Anyway, I have always recognized his name because of that...it is completely ridiculous what he has accomplished in this hobby in such a short time.
     
  5. yllekp

    yllekp ASS KICKER / NAME TAKER Staff Member        

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    I am stunned. Lost for words. I can only say thank you to all for the nomination. Good luck to all who made it onto the list.
     
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  6. mike 8

    mike 8 **?** NOOB FRIENDLY **?**    

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    Good lot this year !
    Best of luck.
     
  7. Jeane123

    Jeane123 Well-Known Member      

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    WOW, thanks guys! I am honored to be on this list :)
     
  8. JBowen

    JBowen RWI SUPPORTER    

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    Just looked at this and I am stunned I'm nominated! I feel like all the award show people that say it's an honor just to be nominated, but I actually mean it! Thank you for the nomination and thank you RWI for being such an awesome community!
     
  9. DreadPirateRobert

    DreadPirateRobert **?** NOOB FRIENDLY **?**    

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    Those who made it through our hazing have come through with flying colors! Great job everyone!
     
  10. Dusk

    Dusk Well-Known Member  

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    [MENTION=113530]yllekp[/MENTION] has helped me out loads. A worthy guy and gets my vote!
     
  11. Anderzz

    Anderzz Purchaser of Things    

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    Junbug v Doc v thehitman v JBowen

    tough call
     
  12. bkg!

    bkg! RWI SUPPORTER    

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    Too many to pick from
     
  13. QueTip

    QueTip Can you read?      

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    [MENTION=93965]junbug5150[/MENTION] FTW!
     
  14. Thrasher

    Thrasher The Annoyance Facilitator        

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    DOC you need to start campaigning for that come from behind victory! [MENTION=60516]docholiday[/MENTION]
     
  15. JBowen

    JBowen RWI SUPPORTER    

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    I say me and [MENTION=96530]DocHolliday[/MENTION] combine ours and take out [MENTION=93965]junbug5150[/MENTION] ! Haha

    But honestly he deserves it with those couple threads he has on explorers and ETA movements, more talent that I have!
     
  16. Raddave

    Raddave RWI Bad Cop Staff Member        

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    wookie of the year !

    [​IMG]
     
  17. Thehitman

    Thehitman RWI SUPPORTER    

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    I am honored to be on this list. :) Thank you very much. The lume madness will always continue! :)
     
  18. JAFO

    JAFO Well-Known Member  

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    WTH - Pimlico's not on this list?

    Bwahahahahahahahaha!!!!

    Ha!
     
  19. occb2

    occb2 I HAVE THE BEST SUB!!!!!        

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    This is a great list of guys here. I can say I have dealt with a few of them and are very nice guys. This is a hard one.
     
  20. M.Jules

    M.Jules Supporting Vendor      

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    my vote goes to thehitman!

    true gentlemen!
     
  21. xj4sonx

    xj4sonx I am the mean Mod Staff Member      

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    I know this feeling I was up for member of the year last time around had no clue it was coming but felt great to even be considered by staff. This year I am officially getting my ass kicked by a well deserving sales mod [MENTION=42327]Raddave[/MENTION] for mod of the year. Feels like being a Democrat Hilary supporter in New Hampshire

    sent from my Samsung edge plus v6s
     
  22. junbug5150

    junbug5150 1016 Fanatic    

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    Thanks for the nomination and the votes! I'm honored to be recognized with such great group! And thanks to all other members that helped me on this great forum along the way!
     
  23. easfarmers

    easfarmers Well-Known Member  

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    I nominate myself lol
     
  24. DocHolliday

    DocHolliday Your RWI Huckleberry      

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    Thank you fellas for putting in me with such grand group of gentlemen. All solid choices for 2015 Rookie of the Year. I feel within the short time we've been on here every Rookie nominee has contributed to the positive growth of our RWI community through modding, insight, but most of all helping one another. However, @junbug5150 has gone above and beyond more times for people that I can count(not that I can count that high) I'll never forget the time he went out of his way to grab me a watch I was looking for. He found it, then bought it knowing I was looking for it and shipped it over to me. That's just the kind of guy he is. He's very deserving of this trophy. I'll run for the 2015 "I'm your Huckleberry" award.


    "We few, we happy few, we band of brothers" -WS
     
  25. junbug5150

    junbug5150 1016 Fanatic    

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    Thanks, Doc! I hope you still have that Pelagos!
     
  26. Repfreak83

    Repfreak83 SERGEANT OF MAYHEM No sale  

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    This is a tough call...
     
  27. JBowen

    JBowen RWI SUPPORTER    

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    I can't just concede to [MENTION=93965]junbug5150[/MENTION] like Hillary! Even though he has contributed way more than me, I'm hoping Goldman Sachs will finance a PR campaign to push me through!
     
  28. joes

    joes RWI SUPPORTER    

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    Wow, like everyone else I'm surprised to be on this list because it's just great to have access to such a great place. Learnt more on this forum in the last 12 months than the previous 5 years of collecting and that's reward enough for me. Some really well deserving nominees here that deserve recognition and no matter who wins I'm certain everyone here will keep maintaining the spirit of this forum and continue to make it the fantastic place that it is. Best to you all and thanks to all the mods that take so much sh*t but strive to keep things on the straight and narrow day in day out!!
     
  29. DocHolliday

    DocHolliday Your RWI Huckleberry      

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    [MENTION=93965]junbug5150[/MENTION]
     
  30. cybee

    cybee I'm Still Here.    

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    Most all of these guys play such an integral part of RWI I forget that they are even rookies....Good luck all.