Post details: Oh well, there's always next year...

04/12/07

Permalink 12:05:18 pm, by Email , 397 words   English (CA)
Categories: Popularity Contest

Oh well, there's always next year...

SMOKED!

You may have noticed I dropped the plea for votes to the "Best Blog About Stuff" award on my page... well, this is because a blogger who's an intern named Ross Mathews on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno jumped into the fray... and within an afternoon, dropped all the contenders out of the running... heck, I got bumped off the first page!

Ross Mathews Gloating

So, like a politician in a primary who realises that all is lost... allow me to concede before being completely wiped out...

I have had the smackdown laid upon my candy butt. I'm have been pwned like a n00b. I've been beaten like a government mule. I had my slobber knockered. I'm deep inside a world of hurt. A loser is me. I've had the thrashing of a lifetime. I've been drubbed.

Humbled Like Sheiky!

I am B. Brian Blair to the Leno Blogger's Iron Sheik. I've been HUMBLED!

I have lost.

Thanks to the eight folks who managed to vote for me... and the two that tried but had technical difficulties...

It was a good fight, but it's over... at least for this blog...

Of course, PLEASE consider voting for The Paranormal Blog for BEST HOBBY BLOG! (We have a shot at that one!)

Not Pwned Yet!

Thanks everyone... perhaps next year.

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Comments:

Comment from: canadiangirl [Visitor] · http://www.myspace.com/canadiangirl1
Nicely done and very gracious! Yes, I am a Rosslander and I voted for Ross, but your humble speech has touched my heart. Good luck next time!
PermalinkPermalink 04/11/07 @ 20:52
Comment from: admin [Member] Email · http://www.doubledeckerbuses.org/
Hey Canadiangirl... {{Blushes}} Thanks... but about the "humble" part... (Egads!)
PermalinkPermalink 04/11/07 @ 22:23
Comment from: MsDemmie [Visitor] · http://msdemmie.wordpress.com/
As my grandmother used to say - discretion always was the better part of valour - ie recognising that sometimes it is better to get out of the way !

Nicely conceded.
PermalinkPermalink 04/12/07 @ 06:34
Comment from: admin [Member] Email · http://www.doubledeckerbuses.org/
Hey MsDemmie... Thanks... Better to retreat and rest and come back to the battle another day.
PermalinkPermalink 04/12/07 @ 07:33

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