My time at the Aniblog Tourney was decisively ended (23/77 ouch); well, I had known I stood no chance against the megalocorporation led by the pointy-haired trap Impz over at THAT Anime Blog, but they deserve the win fully and even I was tempted to vote for them xD. Nevertheless, I was pleasantly surprised I made it all the way to round 4 given my noob status. A big thank you to everyone who voted for me \o/. But instead of giving any lectures today, I need to ramble… Read the rest of this entry »
Posts Tagged “Aniblog Tourney”
Jun 26 2010
Apr 22 2010
I was hardly the biggest fan when the Aniblog Tourney started. Successor to OEG? Those elitist channers. Popularity contest? There are easier and far more reliable ways to do this than E-PEEN stroking (what would one call the girls’ version?), like compiling individual blog’s pageviews, readership (feeds), comment density, etc. The fact I got rolled into it made me particularly uncomfortable: this was simply not the type of competition I enjoyed, especially if I have to face off against a friend on the first round.
But now that the tourney is on the road, I feel like the efforts of Scamp, mefloraine, and RP are actually coming off as very worthwhile. The haters have entrenched themselves far too deep in their own opinions to realize something: the Aniblog Tourney is doing what the OEG should have done — providing specified criticism that comes with constructive values. The gems… lay within the comments.