Dedicated to DeccyB123 who brought Tennis Tipping to MTF at the Australian Open in January 2006 and without whom we would not be playing this game today
The Contribution to TT Award is presented to the person who, throughout the year, has dedicated their time to making Tennis Tipping the game that it is today. It goes to the person who has gone above the call of duty and devoted themselves to Tennis Tipping above the level that is expected and required. There are many people eligible for this award, so we (Labamba, Keqtqiadv and I) decided to make an open poll (any player can be voted). Please post the person you think should win it with reasons why.
**Note that this is a new award and differs from the Sportsmanship Award as that is intended for the way in which people play the game rather than the efforts made in maintaining the game.
12-23-2009, 01:02 AM
Tough decision between TT Board (OK, I know it's not one person), Evita (spreadsheet, website) and Tytta!. (FAQ).
I vote for Gavnich77 and his work with the rankings :worship:
12-23-2009, 01:07 AM
**Note that this is a new award and differs from the Sportsmanship Award as that is intended for the way in which people play the game rather than the efforts made in maintaining the game. [/FONT][/CENTER]
The way you worded the sportsmanship award was confusing :(
Anyway, I vote -Evita- for this too, for all the same reasons. ANd I suggest that next year we change the name of this award to The Evita Award. :bowdown: :lol:
12-23-2009, 01:54 AM
wait, fuck, what did i voute Evita for before? there are too many goddamn contests going on.
12-23-2009, 02:47 AM
Oh man :rolls: I should have read through all the polls because this is what Evita should win :worship: :worship:
12-23-2009, 02:48 AM
maybe she should win both of them. in fact she should win every TT award this season, except biggest disappointment.
12-23-2009, 03:03 AM
This is the easiest vote of all, -Evita-, of course.
12-23-2009, 03:23 AM
12-23-2009, 09:28 AM
My vote for Gavnich :worship: Without what Gavnich does for weekly update of rankings this game is impossible.
12-23-2009, 09:33 AM
if i can vote another one:
12-23-2009, 12:48 PM
12-23-2009, 01:23 PM
Gavnich - flawless rankings updates every week. :worship:
12-23-2009, 01:52 PM
I really can't decide between Evita and Gavnich. Gav has been flawless for years with his rankings and I seriously don't know how he does it with the amount of players in this game now it must take so much of his time :eek:
Although I've never managed a tournament, but from what I hear, Evita's spreadsheet must have been a stroke of genius and has contributed hugely to the ongoing running of this game
I really can't choose so either of them winning will be fine by me :)
12-23-2009, 02:12 PM
It was not a stroke of genius, really :lol: It's just that I have an education in the IT field and I know that computers can do stuff faster and better than humans so we must take advantage of it. I first started thinking about managing TT tournaments sometime in February, I think, and the first thing I did was ask around where I could get the spreadsheet. It seemed obvious to me that there's no need to calculate differences in picks by hand when the computer could do it for us automatically. And the same with calculating results. I was seriously surprised when no one seemed to have such a spreadsheet. So I really had no choice, I had to create one if I wanted to manage any tournaments because I had no wish to do it manually. So you see, it's just a product of my laziness :lol:
12-23-2009, 04:07 PM
Gavnich77, the keeper of rankings :hatoff:
12-23-2009, 08:15 PM
12-23-2009, 08:17 PM
So you see, it's just a product of my laziness :lol:
:worship: and she have a lot of humble :worship:
12-23-2009, 08:31 PM
Gav for this one :yeah:
12-23-2009, 08:45 PM
:eek: Thanks to everyone who's nominated me but -Evita- is my nomination for this award. She has revolutionised TT management with her spreadsheet and if that wasn't enough she has put in an insane amount of work on the TT website. all this from someone who only started playing TT this year.
Special mention also to the other board members, Tytta! for her work on the FAQs and to people like Boarder35m, L_Mac and ExcaliburII (and many others who I may have forgotten) who quite often answer questions in the Managers/Rules threads :yeah:
12-23-2009, 09:11 PM
Gav without a doubt.
12-24-2009, 12:18 AM
12-24-2009, 12:40 AM
My vote is for Evita :yeah:
But again, BIG KUDOS to Gav for continuing to update the rankings week after week. :hatoff:
12-24-2009, 03:23 PM
-Evita- :bowdown: Unmeasurable dedication to the game. :hatoff: Not just for her amazing spreadsheet and the stats website (which made TT 123213218454x better for managers and players), but also for her great contribution in the managers/rules threads. She's always helping managers/players who post their doubts there. :worship:
Special mention to Gav who deserves this award too :awww:
12-25-2009, 10:43 AM
12-25-2009, 03:02 PM
-Evita- for sure :hatoff:
12-25-2009, 03:54 PM
12-26-2009, 03:13 PM
12-26-2009, 05:47 PM
12-26-2009, 06:15 PM
12-26-2009, 06:40 PM
12-27-2009, 01:18 PM
12-28-2009, 01:53 PM
Gav this one is for you :yeah:, all this hard word in silence, always sport and fair to congrats the winners of the week, un grand MONSIEUR du TT :worship:
12-29-2009, 11:00 AM
Gavnich77 - incredible work with the rankings :yeah:
12-29-2009, 08:32 PM
Gavnich - flawless rankings updates every week. :worship:
every week for almost 4 years now :worship: you have my vote :)
plus Gav does a lot of work behind the scenes calculating the PR's and deciding on the rules, awards, etc.
-Evita- has also done amazing things for TT this year with the spreadsheet and the website :yeah:
12-31-2009, 02:02 AM
Congrats Gav & Happy New Year :worship:
12-31-2009, 02:39 PM
:eek: :speakles: I am absolutely gobsmacked by this award. When we decided on this award I honestly didn't even consider that I would get nominated let alone win. I had honestly felt that my work with the rankings had slipped a bit this year so it really means a lot to know that you appreciate what I do :D