The 'Shroom:Issue LVII/End-of-the-Year Awards

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End-of-the-Year Awards

Hello readers of The 'Shroom! You may be asking, "what is this?" The 'Shroom Core Staff was thinking of ways to honor our writers and participants, something that could be given to those that have done hard work. As the December Issue falls right at the end of the year, is right in line with the Christmas and Holiday season, and should welcome in the new year: it seemed to be the perfect occasion to do give back to those that have sustained the paper and have made it what it is. And after a bit of brainstorming, the idea for Awards finally came up— Stooben Rooben (talk) and Tucayo (talk) had hoped to do something akin to this during their tenures, and so it was viewed as a good way to finally make their ideas a reality.

There are six categories, each of which will be explained in full depth once the section for them comes up:

  • Golden Mario Award
  • Golden Luigi Award
  • Golden Bowser Award
  • Golden Peach Award
  • Golden Toad Award
  • Golden 'Shroom Award

And, as the great plumber Mario would say, "Let's-a-go!"

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Mario has stuck with us from the beginning— ever since he debuted as a carpenter in Donkey Kong back in 1981, Mario consistently and continuously stars in his own adventures to this day. There are also several writers for The 'Shroom that have been with this Core Staff since the beginning and continuously contribute to this day. The Golden Mario Award shall be given to those that have been writing with The 'Shroom since the beginning of the year.

The writers that have won this Award are as follows (in alphabetical order):

Writer Section(s)
Coincollector (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Mario Kart: Wheel Tips Corner
Fawfulfury65 (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Screenshot of the Month (Music & Artwork)
FunkyK38 (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Brawl Tactics, Sprite of the Month (Music & Artwork), Tip of the Month (Pipe Plaza)
Gamefreak75 (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Ad Salesman (Fake News)
General bob-omb (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Hiding Koopa (Fun Stuff)
Marioguy1 (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Fading into Obscurity, Character Reviews
MrConcreteDonkey (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Should Have Been, Fake TV (Fake News)
Paper Yoshi (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Upcoming Games (Pipe Plaza)
RAP (Talk Page · Forum Profile) NIWA News (Pipe Plaza)
Tucayo (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Mystery Image (Fun Stuff)


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Luigi has been seen by some as inferior and secondary to his older brother, Mario. However, in reality, Mario's crew would not be the same without Luigi and his careful and tedious ways— grammar, to many, is also seen by some to be inferior to many other aspects of language and writing. Proper grammar, as well as good wiki coding and spelling skills, is valuable (especially to The 'Shroom) and is an extremely important aspect when it comes to submitting sections. Hence, those who excel with such skills in their submissions to The 'Shroom have been honored with the Golden Luigi Award.

The writers that have won this Award are as follows (in alphabetical order):

Writer Section(s)
Crocodile Dippy (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Non-Marioverse Review
FunkyK38 (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Brawl Tactics, Sprite of the Month (Music & Artwork), Tip of the Month (Pipe Plaza)
Marioguy1 (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Fading into Obscurity, Character Reviews, Featured (Pipe Plaza) *
MrConcreteDonkey (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Should Have Been, Fake Characters (Fake News) *, Fake TV (Fake News), Forum Update
Paper Yoshi (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Upcoming Games (Pipe Plaza), Mario Calendar (Pipe Plaza)
Ralphfan (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Review Corner *, Travel Guide (Fake News) *, Fake Sports (Fake News) *, Random Image of the Month (Music & Artwork), Forum Update (Pipe Plaza) *, Anniversary Announcements (Pipe Plaza)

* – Formerly wrote this section.

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Bowser is Mario's top enemy, almost always being able to swoop in and take away the Princess. In order to beat Mario to the scene and to be able to escape, Bowser must make it to Princess Peach's castle in a timely fashion. The 'Shroom admires that timeliness on Bowser's part, and feels that being on time is something that all writers should aspire to do— therefore, the Golden Bowser Award will be given to those writers that are consistently on-time when they go to submit their sections.

The writers that have won this Award are as follows (in alphabetical order):

Writer Section(s)
B.wilson (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Guess That Game! (Fun Stuff)
Chivi-chivik (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Cooking Guide (Fake News)
Coincollector (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Mario Kart: Wheel Tips Corner
Crocodile Dippy (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Non-Marioverse Review
FunkyK38 (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Brawl Tactics, Sprite of the Month (Music & Artwork), Tip of the Month (Pipe Plaza)
Gamefreak75 (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Ad Salesman (Fake News)
General bob-omb (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Hiding Koopa (Fun Stuff)
MrConcreteDonkey (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Should Have Been, Fake Characters (Fake News) *, Fake TV (Fake News), Forum Update
Paper Yoshi (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Upcoming Games (Pipe Plaza), Mario Calendar (Pipe Plaza)
SimeaMorgana (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Music Factoid (Music & Artwork)
Sinanco (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Crossword (Fun Stuff)
S78 (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Guess Who! (Fun Stuff)
Tucayo (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Mystery Image (Fun Stuff)

* – Formerly wrote this section.

icogoldenpeach.png Golden Peach Award icogoldenpeach.png

Princess Peach is elegant and kind, sweet and has a pure heart... She is an excellent person and an excellent princess. This is also why Bowser always targets her in his schemes and why Mario and Luigi must always set out to save her from the forces of evil. Excellency is certainly a trait that is desired and is admired. The 'Shroom would like to honor those writers that consistently produce sections of an excellent quality with the Golden Peach Award.

The writers that have won this Award are as follows (in alphabetical order):

Writer Section(s)
Coincollector (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Mario Kart: Wheel Tips Corner
Crocodile Dippy (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Non-Marioverse Review
Gamefreak75 (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Ad Salesman (Fake News)
MrConcreteDonkey (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Should Have Been, Fake Characters (Fake News) *, Fake TV (Fake News), Forum Update
Paper Yoshi (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Upcoming Games (Pipe Plaza), Mario Calendar (Pipe Plaza)
SimeaMorgana (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Music Factoid (Music & Artwork)
Tucayo (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Mystery Image (Fun Stuff)

* – Formerly wrote this section.

icogoldentoad.png Golden Toad Award icogoldentoad.png

Toads can be found doing almost anything throughout the Mushroom Kingdom— watching over the Princess, playing sports, managing businesses, running a library, cooking, and much more. They are often very helpful to Mario throughout his journeys, and are dependable to the Princess. The 'Shroom will award those individuals that have helped out The 'Shroom in many different ways with the Golden Toad Award.

The writers that have won this Award are as follows (in alphabetical order):

Writer Section(s)
B.wilson (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Contributed special section to Special Holiday Issue LVII.
Baby Mario Bloops (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Writes in multiple teams; contributed special section to Special Issue LIV.
Beanbean (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Contributed special section to Special Holiday Issue LVII.
Coincollector (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Contributed special section to Special Holiday Issue LVII.
EctoBiologist (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Contributed four scripts to 'Shroom Awards II.
Edofenrir (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Wrote in multiple teams; actively participates in staff discussions and decisions; former Fake News Director; Sub-director; created background and banner for Special Issue L; wrote numerous extra sections for Special Issue L; has created Special Holiday Issue LVII End-of-Year Award images; created background for Special Holiday Issue LVII.
Fawfulfury65 (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Wrote for Fun Stuff; writes in multiple teams; Music & Artwork Director.
FunkyK38 (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Writes in multiple teams.
Gamefreak75 (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Wrote in multiple teams; wrote extra sections for Special Issue L; contributed numerous Fake Reports to the Fake News; Fun Stuff Director.
Hypnotoad (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Contributed special section to Special Holiday Issue LVII.
Marioguy1 (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Contributed special section to Special Holiday Issue LVII; Pipe Plaza Director.
Marwikedor (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Contributed special section to Special Holiday Issue LVII.
Mason (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Contributed special section to Special Holiday Issue LVII.
Master Crash (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Created banner for Special Holiday Issue LVII.
Mr bones (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Formerly wrote for Fun Stuff; contributed script to 'Shroom Awards II.
MrConcreteDonkey (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Writes in multiple teams; contributed guest section to Special Issue L; contributed script to 'Shroom Awards II; Fake News Director.
Neurario (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Contributed special section to Special Issue L.
Plumber (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Contributed script to 'Shroom Awards II
PyroGuy6 (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Contributed script to 'Shroom Awards II
QuizmoManiac (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Contributed script to 'Shroom Awards II
Ralphfan (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Wrote in multiple teams; contributed special section to Special Issue L; contributed special section to Special Issue LIV; Statistics Manager.
Toad85 (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Contributed special section to Special Holiday Issue LVII.
Tucayo (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Writes for Fun Stuff; contributed special section to Special Issue L; hosted 'Shroom Mafia II; contributed special section to Special Holiday Issue LVII.
Turboo (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Contributed special section to Special Issue L.
Uniju :D (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Contributed special section to Special Holiday Issue LVII.
Xpike (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Contributed special section to Special Issue L.
Xzealio (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Contributed special section to Special Issue L.
Yoshiwaker (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Writes for Pipe Plaza; contributed script to 'Shroom Awards II.


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It was definitely a hard choice to make, but the winner of the Golden 'Shroom Award— the award given for producing the best section overall— was selected after much consideration. Unlike the other awards, this one only allows for one recipient: however, the other sections that were nominated and got serious consideration for this award are given Honorable Mentions.

The writer that has won this Award is presented below, with those that got Honorable Mentions following in alphabetical order:

Writer Section(s) Result
MrConcreteDonkey (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Should Have Been Golden 'Shroom Award recipient
Coincollector (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Mario Kart: Wheel Tips Corner Honorable Mention
Crocodile Dippy (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Non-Marioverse Review Honorable Mention
Paper Yoshi (Talk Page · Forum Profile) Upcoming Games (Pipe Plaza) Honorable Mention

Congratulations to MrConcreteDonkey (talk) for winning the Golden 'Shroom Award with his Should Have Been! Congratulations also to the other three individuals (Coincollector (talk), Crocodile Dippy (talk), and Paper Yoshi (talk)) who also received serious consideration for the award due to their excellent work with their sections as well.


Userboxes

For those who have won awards, please feel free to add the userbox(es) that match which award(s) you received:

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