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Alright, it's almost the end of December, so I thought I'd start the 2008 awards!

Most of these categories are from XibanezedgeX's awards thread last year. Since he doesn't post here much anymore, and SYK is still banned, I figured I'd do it!

1) Best regular poster in GB&C?
Invader Jim - 4
Otter - 1
SomeoneYouKnew - 2

2) Best instrument build.
Ormsby builds - 3
jscustoms' rosewood - 1
Jim's soloist - 3
any LPaddict - 1

3) Best electronic build.
Kurt_lives91's Amps 'n' Pedals - 3

4) Funniest overall member.
deftonesordie - 2
Invader Jim - 1
Otter - 5
SomeoneYouKnew - 1
guitarcam123 - 1

6) Best avatar.*
asfastasdark - 1
oneblackened - 1
SkeetUK - 3
Absent Mind - 1
divinorum69 - 1
InvaderJim - 1

7) Best sig*
bv310 - 3
SomeoneYouKnew - 1
oneblackened - 2
chuckflan333 - 1

8) Most likely to get banned next.*
metalwarrior40 - 2
Otter - 2
LPaddict - 1
Kai07 - 1
nuthinbuttrubl8 - 1

11) Best Picture Taking Skills
ormsby - 4
ESP_shreder - 1

14) Biggest fanboy.*
Every Ormsby fanboy - 1
Kai07 - 2
deftonesordie - 1

16) Best username.*
asfastasdark - 1
Otter - 1
LPaddict - 7
InvaderJim - 1

19) Biggest ego.*
kurt_lives91 - 1
SomeoneYouKnew - 1
Otter - 4

21) Most respected.*
SomeoneYouKnew - 6
InvaderJim - 4
Otter - 1
LPaddict - 1
kurtlives91 - 1

22) Most knowledgeable.*
kurtlives91 - 6
SomeoneYouKnew - 4
LPaddict - 2
InvaderJim - 1

23) Nicest member.*
Invaderjim - 7
JScustomguitars - 1
-MintSauce- - 1

24) Best (regular) newbie (joined in the last year or so).*
zakkwyldefan79 - 1
oneblackened - 1
lumberjack - 1
guitarcam123 - 1
metalwarrior40 - 1
asfastasdark - 1
nuthinbuttrubl8

25) Member with best gear/rig.
kurt_lives91 - 3

28) Best sticky.
Refinishing Thread - 1
Resource thread - 1

29) Fastest at building guitars.
LPaddict - 6
Ormsby - 3
carousel182 - 1

30a) Best (non-stickied) official/ultimate/only thread
ULTIMATE template thread - 2
ULTIMATE pedal building thread - 3
ULTIMATE killswitch thread - 1
ULTIMATE wiring diagrams thread - 1

30b) Best thread (non stickied, non-"official").*
Question For Invader Jim - 4
GB&C album thread - 1

31) Best smiley
- 4
- 1
?) - 2
- 1

36)Best new idea.
100GBP competition - 2
new whammy - 2

37)Worst new idea.
12 string to a 6 string - 2
100GBP competition - 2
acoustic to Jack Black guitar - 1
buying a loaded pickguard instead of wiring pickups - 1

39)Favourite thread topic.
Wiring Diagrams - 1
vintage restorations - 1
Electronics - 1
Pickups - 1
Amp or Guitar build - 1

40)Most annoying thread topic.
Templates - 1
EMG questions - 2
Pickup Recommendations - 4
Wiring Diagrams - 1
"how do I build a guitar?" - 1

41)Favorite guitar to mod.
Squier Strat - 9

42)Favorite amp to mod.
EpiVJ - 7

43)Favorite pedal to mod.
DS-1 - 8

44)Most frequently cited site. (link to other site on the net for info.)
Stewmac - 1
projectguitar - 1
google - 4
seymour duncan - 1

45)Most overused phrase or advice.
Glue and clamps - 1
"get a better amp" - 3
searchbar - 2
18v mod - 1

47)Favorite answer you've given.
pickups are always worth upgrading - 1
"F**K OFF IT CAN'T BE DONE" - 1

48)Most common reason for a GB&C thread failing HARD.
Thread Pirates - 10
Nuthinbuttrubl8 and LPaddict - 1
Get a better amp first - 1
Not using Google - 1

XX) Best GB&C merchant
LPaddict - 1

EDIT: I'll add or subtract categories as this goes. I'll tally up the vites as it goes, but votes end december 31st. If any mods or anything have issues with this thread, let's discuss first.
R.I.P. Les Paul, 1915-2009

A man chooses, a slave obeys.
Last edited by bv310 at Jan 1, 2009,
#2
I hope I win the "Best Regular Poster That Didn't Win an Award" award.
Gear
Fender Thinline Telecaster Deluxe

1983 Aria Pro II XX Deluxe Flying V

2007 S101 EGU34

1963 Kay Vanguard

1964 Kay Vanguard

AXL Badwater SRO

Hondo Strat

1974 Acoustic(brand) 134 4x10 combo

Epiphone Valve Jr.
#3
4) Funniest overall member. deftonesordie
8) Most likely to get banned next.* metalwarrior40
22) Most knowledgeable.* kurtlives91
23) Nicest member.* invaderjim
29) Fastest at building guitars. LPaddict
40)Most annoying thread topic. templates
48)Most common reason for a GB&C thread failing HARD. THREAD PIRATES!
Just call me Bobby
Member of the official GB&C "Who to Listen to" list
Quote by mikeyElite
you build guitars worthy of sexual favors

Quote by Invader Jim
if this party gets any livelier a funeral is gonna break out.
#4
THREAD PIRATES steal award #48!
Gear
Fender Thinline Telecaster Deluxe

1983 Aria Pro II XX Deluxe Flying V

2007 S101 EGU34

1963 Kay Vanguard

1964 Kay Vanguard

AXL Badwater SRO

Hondo Strat

1974 Acoustic(brand) 134 4x10 combo

Epiphone Valve Jr.
#6
No.

Favorite Guitar to Mod: Old Squiers all the way.
Gear
Fender Thinline Telecaster Deluxe

1983 Aria Pro II XX Deluxe Flying V

2007 S101 EGU34

1963 Kay Vanguard

1964 Kay Vanguard

AXL Badwater SRO

Hondo Strat

1974 Acoustic(brand) 134 4x10 combo

Epiphone Valve Jr.
#7
all right, the top three of each Q will go in my OP, so keep an eye on it
R.I.P. Les Paul, 1915-2009

A man chooses, a slave obeys.
#8
Most Annoying thread topic: EMG questions..or pickup recommendations.
Gear
Fender Thinline Telecaster Deluxe

1983 Aria Pro II XX Deluxe Flying V

2007 S101 EGU34

1963 Kay Vanguard

1964 Kay Vanguard

AXL Badwater SRO

Hondo Strat

1974 Acoustic(brand) 134 4x10 combo

Epiphone Valve Jr.
#9
37) worst idea....
turning this into a six string
https://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1020127

48) Thread Pirates! FTW!
#10
30a) Best (non-stickied) official/ultimate/only thread
30b) Best thread (non stickied, non-"official").*


jim thread FTW
Just call me Bobby
Member of the official GB&C "Who to Listen to" list
Quote by mikeyElite
you build guitars worthy of sexual favors

Quote by Invader Jim
if this party gets any livelier a funeral is gonna break out.
#11
got yourself a girly eh?
R.I.P. Les Paul, 1915-2009

A man chooses, a slave obeys.
#12
1) Best regular poster in GB&C? Invader Jim
3) Best electronic build. Kurt_Lives91's Blackface
4) Funniest overall member. Jim Invader
6) Best avatar.* Asfastasdark, duh.
11) Best picture taking skills. Ormsby
15) Most likely to say "Don't fix t3h scratches it gives t3h guitar personality lol"
16) Best username.* Asfastasdark fo' sho'
18) Most likely to suggest EMGs or SD Blackouts
19) Biggest ego.* Kurt_Lives91
21) Most respected.* Jim Invader or possibly SYK
22) Most knowledgeable.* Kurt_Lives91
23) Nicest member.* Jim Invader
25) Member with best gear/rig.* Kurt_Lives91
28) Best sticky. Refinishing Sticky
29) Fastest at building guitars. Ormsby!
30a) Best (non-stickied) official/ultimate/only thread The ULTIMATE Pedal Building Thread
30b) Best thread (non stickied, non-"official").* "Question for Invader Jim"
31) Best smiley :facepalm
39)Favourite thread topic. "Wiring Diagram?"
40)Most annoying thread topic. "zOmG wiring diagramz pl0x?!"
41)Favorite guitar to mod. Squier Affinity Strat
42)Favorite amp to mod. EVJ?
43)Favorite pedal to mod. DS-1
44)Most frequently cited site. (link to other site on the net for info.) Stewmac.com
45)Most overused phrase or advice. "Pearly Gates or Blackouts."
46)Dumbest question. "How do I drill a hole for my strap button?"
48)Most common reason for a GB&C thread failing HARD. THREAD PIRATES!
Gear:
Schecter Hellraiser Deluxe
Boss DS-1
Crate GTD65

GAS List:
Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier Roadster
#13
1) Best regular poster in GB&C? - Invader Jim
4) Funniest overall member. - deftonesordie
7) Best sig* - SomeoneYouKnew
8) Most likely to get banned next.* - metalwarrior40 (since he voted for himself)
11) Best picture taking skills. - Ormsby
16) Best username.* - Tackleberry (I like Police Academy)
21) Most respected.* - Invader Jim & SomeoneYouKnew
22) Most knowledgeable.* - kurtlives91 & SomeoneYouKnew
23) Nicest member.* - Invader Jim
24) Best (regular) newbie (joined in the last year or so).* - zakkwyldefan79 ( Me )
25) Member with best gear/rig.* - kurtlives91 (pedal collection)
31) Best smiley -
41) Favorite guitar to mod. - cheap strats
48) Most common reason for a GB&C thread failing HARD. - Thread Pirates

I'll vote for the others later.
#14
30b) Best thread (non stickied, non-"official")

"Ultimate pedal building thread" is for sure. It's a really helpful thread, can't believe it's not stickied yet.
#16
1) Best regular poster in GB&C? Otter
2) Best instrument build. Ormsby's DC or jcsustomguitars' Rosewood F series
3) Best electronic build. CorduroyEW's Amps
4) Funniest overall member. Otter or me
6) Best avatar.*Me right now, Machine head with a santa hat... lol
8) Most likely to get banned next.* SYK, 'cause he's already banned
11) Best picture taking skills. ormsby guitars
14) Biggest fanboy.*Any ormsby fanboy, myself included
16) Best username.*ØttƏr... 'cause it's unpronounceable
19) Biggest ego.* Someoneyouknew
20) Worst avatar.*I gotta say Metalwarrior40
21) Most respected.*LP addict
22) Most knowledgeable.*LP addict
23) Nicest member.*JScustomguitars
24) Best (regular) newbie (joined in the last year or so).*ME!
29) Fastest at building guitars. LP addict
30a) Best (non-stickied) official/ultimate/only thread Killswitch thread
31) Best smiley
32) Biggest "tool" Bandsaw
33) Best new guitar of 2008: Ormsby's DC
36)Best new idea.100GBP builds
37)Worst new idea.100GBP builds
41)Favorite guitar to mod. Squier Affinity strat or tele
42)Favorite amp to mod. EVJ
43)Favorite pedal to mod. DS-1
44)Most frequently cited site. (link to other site on the net for info.) Projectguitar.com
45)Most overused phrase or advice. Glue and Clamps
46)Dumbest question. How do I make a killswitch?
48)Most common reason for a GB&C thread failing HARD. Thread Pirates
Current Gear:
LTD MH-400
PRS SE Custom 24 (Suhr SSH+/SSV)
Ibanez RG3120 Prestige (Dimarzio Titans)
Squier Vintage Modified 70s Jazz V
Audient iD22 interface
Peavey Revalver 4, UAD Friedman BE100/DS40
Adam S3A monitors
Quote by Anonden
You CAN play anything with anything....but some guitars sound right for some things, and not for others. Single coils sound retarded for metal, though those who are apeshit about harpsichord probably beg to differ.
#17
SYK isnt banned btw




Quote by dogismycopilot
Absent Mind, words cant express how much i love you. Id bone you, oh yea.

Quote by lumberjack
Absent Mind is, as usual, completely correct.

Quote by littlemurph7976
Id like to make my love for Neil public knowledge as he is a beautiful man
#18
Quote by Absent Mind
SYK isnt banned btw
Wasn't he though?
Current Gear:
LTD MH-400
PRS SE Custom 24 (Suhr SSH+/SSV)
Ibanez RG3120 Prestige (Dimarzio Titans)
Squier Vintage Modified 70s Jazz V
Audient iD22 interface
Peavey Revalver 4, UAD Friedman BE100/DS40
Adam S3A monitors
Quote by Anonden
You CAN play anything with anything....but some guitars sound right for some things, and not for others. Single coils sound retarded for metal, though those who are apeshit about harpsichord probably beg to differ.
#19
1) Best regular poster in GB&C? SomeoneYouKnew
2) Best instrument build. Invader Jim Soloist
3) Best electronic build.
4) Funniest overall member. Me.
5) Worst user.*
6) Best avatar.*
7) Best sig*
8) Most likely to get banned next.* Me.
11) Best picture taking skills.
12) Biggest flamer (that's not banned yet).* Me.
14) Biggest fanboy.*
15) Most likely to say "Don't fix t3h scratches it gives t3h guitar personality lol"
16) Best username.*
18) Most likely to suggest EMGs or SD Blackouts
19) Biggest ego.* Me. Hands Down. I can personally guarantee that I'm better than every single one of you.
20) Worst avatar.*
21) Most respected.* SomeoneYouKnew/Kurtlives91/Invader Jim
22) Most knowledgeable.* SomeoneYouKnew/Kurtlives91/Invader Jim
23) Nicest member.* Jim
24) Best (regular) newbie (joined in the last year or so).* Lumberjack
25) Member with best gear/rig.*
26) Best user title.*
27) Biggest elitist.
28) Best sticky.
29) Fastest at building guitars. LP Addict ( Calum Barrow, lol?)
30a) Best (non-stickied) official/ultimate/only thread
30b) Best thread (non stickied, non-"official").*
31) Best smiley
32) Biggest "tool"
33) Best new guitar of 2008
34) Best new amp of 2008
35) Best new pedal of 2008
36)Best new idea.
37)Worst new idea.
38)Worst thread.
39)Favourite thread topic.
40)Most annoying thread topic.
41)Favorite guitar to mod.
42)Favorite amp to mod.
43)Favorite pedal to mod.
44)Most frequently cited site. (link to other site on the net for info.) Google.
45)Most overused phrase or advice.
46)Dumbest question.
47)Favorite answer you've given.
48)Most common reason for a GB&C thread failing HARD. Thread Pirates ? )

If you disagree, you're probably wrong. Also, I might win for biggest tool. Also, I might win for most negative awards.

EDIT: Wow, I'm full of myself.
Enjoi <--- Friend me
Quote by Scowmoo
Otter, you're my new god.
#20
Quote by oneblackened
Wasn't he though?


He was, not any more




Quote by dogismycopilot
Absent Mind, words cant express how much i love you. Id bone you, oh yea.

Quote by lumberjack
Absent Mind is, as usual, completely correct.

Quote by littlemurph7976
Id like to make my love for Neil public knowledge as he is a beautiful man
#22
No caps!

Denied!
Gear
Fender Thinline Telecaster Deluxe

1983 Aria Pro II XX Deluxe Flying V

2007 S101 EGU34

1963 Kay Vanguard

1964 Kay Vanguard

AXL Badwater SRO

Hondo Strat

1974 Acoustic(brand) 134 4x10 combo

Epiphone Valve Jr.
#24
I KNOW!

LOL!

Yeah, you totally win. Girl on girl is the best.
Enjoi <--- Friend me
Quote by Scowmoo
Otter, you're my new god.
#25
Caps lock is cruise control for awesome?
Gear
Fender Thinline Telecaster Deluxe

1983 Aria Pro II XX Deluxe Flying V

2007 S101 EGU34

1963 Kay Vanguard

1964 Kay Vanguard

AXL Badwater SRO

Hondo Strat

1974 Acoustic(brand) 134 4x10 combo

Epiphone Valve Jr.
#27
Sadly I actually do that sometimes.
Gear
Fender Thinline Telecaster Deluxe

1983 Aria Pro II XX Deluxe Flying V

2007 S101 EGU34

1963 Kay Vanguard

1964 Kay Vanguard

AXL Badwater SRO

Hondo Strat

1974 Acoustic(brand) 134 4x10 combo

Epiphone Valve Jr.
#28
Quote by chuckflan333
Caps lock is cruise control for awesome?



BUT YOU STILL NEED TO STEER.

FUCK YEAH.
Enjoi <--- Friend me
Quote by Scowmoo
Otter, you're my new god.
#29
"20) Worst avatar.*I gotta say Metalwarrior40"


what the hell is wrong with my avatar?
Just call me Bobby
Member of the official GB&C "Who to Listen to" list
Quote by mikeyElite
you build guitars worthy of sexual favors

Quote by Invader Jim
if this party gets any livelier a funeral is gonna break out.
#31
Quote by Øttər
^ I think it is sexy.


I masturbate to it hourly.
Gear
Fender Thinline Telecaster Deluxe

1983 Aria Pro II XX Deluxe Flying V

2007 S101 EGU34

1963 Kay Vanguard

1964 Kay Vanguard

AXL Badwater SRO

Hondo Strat

1974 Acoustic(brand) 134 4x10 combo

Epiphone Valve Jr.
#32
i'll let deftonesordie deal with this. he made it

i think it's sexy, and you two do, so that's good enough for me
Just call me Bobby
Member of the official GB&C "Who to Listen to" list
Quote by mikeyElite
you build guitars worthy of sexual favors

Quote by Invader Jim
if this party gets any livelier a funeral is gonna break out.
#34
3) Best electronic build. Any of kurtlive's 91's amps.
4) Funniest overall member. Otter.
6) Best avatar. Asfastasdark. I have no idea what it is, but it's awesome.
7) Best sig. OneBlackened because of AngusJimiKieth's post. I was there when he posted that. Lauged my ass off.
16)Best username. LP Addict. I remember that post as well.
21) Most respected. SYK.
22) Most knowledgeable.. Toss-up between SYK and kurtlives91...
24) Best (regular) newbie (joined in the last year or so). Metalwarrior40. Template thread ftfw.
29) Fastest at building guitars. LP. No question.
31) Best smiley. ?)
32) Biggest "tool". Classified.
36)Best new idea. The new whammy thing that I'm helping design.
39)Favourite thread topic. My favorite? Vintage guitar restorations.
40)Most annoying thread topic. Pickup reccomendations, wiring diagram helps, templates
41)Favorite guitar to mod. Squier
43)Favorite pedal to mod. DS-1
44)Most frequently cited site. (link to other site on the net for info.) Seymour duncan...
45)Most overused phrase or advice. "What amp you got?" in response to "I wants new pupz". Amp changes are expensive and not for everyone, you know.
46)Dumbest question. Where can I get *switch*?
47)Favorite answer you've given. I've given alot of ansawers and advice...
48)Most common reason for a GB&C thread failing HARD. Thread pirates. Seriously, probably flaming and conflicting "advice" (damn parroting)...
Last edited by Invader Jim at Dec 14, 2008,
#35
incidetally, how is that new trem going Jim? I want one of those
R.I.P. Les Paul, 1915-2009

A man chooses, a slave obeys.
#37
hey jim, i just got my hands on autocad inventor, so i can make a full size to scale 3d model of that trem if you want.
Just call me Bobby
Member of the official GB&C "Who to Listen to" list
Quote by mikeyElite
you build guitars worthy of sexual favors

Quote by Invader Jim
if this party gets any livelier a funeral is gonna break out.
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