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  • Apolytoners' Hall of Fame: December 2007

    3rd Post down from here contains VOTING RESULTS!

    Hello and welcome to another edition of the Apolytoners Hall of Fame!

    What is it?
    The Apolytoners Hall of Fame (HoF) is a list of people who contributed a lot to the community here on Apolyton. For example: Xin Yu was inducted in the HoF for his incredible strategy and MP contributions to the Civ2 section, yin26 for his fantastic work on 'The List' with suggestions for Civ3. Every member of the Hall of Fame has made great contributions to Apolyton and the Civilization community - these people and their accomplishments must be remembered by us all!

    If you don't recognize many names you probably haven't been here very long and/or hardly ever post outside this forum - in that case this HoF might be a good opportunity to learn something about them. That is why this Hall of Fame was created: to remember and learn.

    Periodically, we hold a vote for the Apolytoners who we think contribute the most to Apolyton, the ones who make Apolyton what it is. The winners shall be inducted in the Hall of Fame and their names will live forever in the annals of APOLYTON!

    The idea for the Hall of Fame was born in late 2000 as an outgrowth of the old Apolyton Army and Apolytoner of the Season Contests, seeking to honor the people of Apolyton in a more meaningful and structured way.

    The first edition was held in the Off Topic in December 2000 over a period of 3 days and is currently archived. The first election saw Markos and Dan, the owners and administrators of this site, and the first 10 posters inducted.

    Since then, the HoF vote has been held roughly 4 times a year with 11-14 total members being elected every year. Up until August 2002, the vote was held only in the Off Topic forum - from that time on it has been posted in other sections (first in Civ3, later also in SMAC, CtP1-MP, CtP2, etc).

    This edition
    Welcome to the December 2007 edition of the APOLYTONERS HALL OF FAME

    (3 Members to be inducted this session)
    (Only 8 total will be elected this year)
    You have approximately 14 days to vote [Until Dec 22nd).

    Please vote today and elect some of your brethren to join the historic Hall; consisting of such hallowed names as Adam Smith, DanQ, MarkG, Giant Squid, St Leo, Ming, Snapcase, samson, Locutus, oedo, rah, Alexander's Horse, and more.

    So now is your chance to decide: who should be inducted in the HoF this time?

    Table of Contents
    I Introduction Post
    1) What is it
    2) History
    3) This Edition
    4) Table of Contents
    5) Notice

    II Rules Post
    1) Rules for voting
    2) Amendments
    a) Purgings
    b) Posthumous Inductions
    3) FAQ

    III Hall Posting
    1) Hall of Fame Members
    2) Alphabetical member list
    3) Chronological member list (by date of induction)
    4) Chronological member list (by registration date)
    5) Information about the Hall of Famers

    IV Current Voting
    1) Current Standings
    2) Who voted for Whom

    POST 2

    1) Rules for voting

    Everyone can vote for 3 posters

    Registered In 1998- 5 points per vote
    Registered In 1999- 5 points per vote
    Registered In 2000- 4 points per vote
    Registered In 2001- 4 ** points per vote
    Registered In 2002- 3 points per vote
    Registered In 2003- 3 points per vote
    Registered In 2004- 3 ** points per vote
    Registered In 2005- 2 points per vote
    Registered In 2006- 2 points per vote
    Registered In 2007- 1 points per vote

    -You may not vote for yourself.
    -All 'frivolous' votes are thrown out.
    -Giving your vote to someone merely because they ask is considered a frivolous vote.

    No vote changing once you have voted for someone; unless you accidentally voted for someone already in the hall.

    You may only vote once in the hall of fame (for 3 people) IF you try to vote more than once ALL of your votes will be made void.

    Time Limit for voting is: 14-15 Days for this time.

    2) Amendments

    a) Purgings

    Members will be purged from the voting rolls if they received 0 new votes in the month of election. This allows the hall to keep up-to-date, and keeps it from having to reset completely every month. Thus, the hall worthy posters will continue to gather votes day in and day out because their contributions to Apolyton are timeless.

    b) Posthumous Inductions

    In the regrettable case where a popular member has perished, the Hall of Fame has the ability to posthumously induct him/her into the hall based upon popular opinion. The first class of posthumous inductees (December 2003) included such forum greats as Tazidude, and Scouse Gits(2).

    3) FAQ:

    Trust me, an on-topicer will never win

    What about Xin Yu? Velociryx? Darsnan? As long there is a will, an on-topicer will be inducted.


    The Hall of Fame is based on whoever people vote for, and as Lazarus and the Gimp stated so eloquently: "The compilers of this list cannot rule out the possibility of inductees being a bunch of utter ****s" Thus: please don¡¯t shoot the messenger.

    Where is the Hall of Fame usually posted?

    From December 2000 to August 2002, the Hall of Fame had only been posted in the Off Topic forums; with occasional forays into the Apolyton/Community section. However, nowadays you can find the Apolytoners hall of fame in the OT (main) Civ III (main), Civ IV (main) and with satellite threads that link into the hall of fame in the following sections: CTP II MP, Civ II-General, AC-General, Alt.Civ section, Clash of Civilizations, CIV IV MP, and Civ III DemoGame sections.

    ¡±How long is voting?¡±

    Voting will continue for roughly 14 days.

    Why Do People who received no votes last time expire ?

    Their votes expire and they are zeroed and kicked off the list because they were not found to be interesting at the time of the last vote or two. This is done so as to keep the hall clear¡*

    This new process certainly keeps the hall current (a la Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame)

    I was recommended not to carry over votes at all, but will continue that tradition, because we don¡¯t merely want ¡°flavor of the month¡± posters elected. The persons who should be elected to the hall should have contributed to the site over a long period of time.
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    *Note: The full biographies are in the Off Topic version of this thread, for your perusal!

    1) Hall of Fame Members

    Apolytoners' Hall of Fame Members -85

    December 2001 Adam Smith
    June 2007 Aeson
    December 2000 Alexander's Horse [The Apolyton Troll]
    September 2004 alexman
    December 2002 Asher
    December 2005 Berzerker
    September 2007 Bloody Monk
    December 2003 Boris Godunov
    March 2001 Boshko (AKA Zhu Yuanzhang, Dave Boshko)
    September 2007 Chaos Theory
    December 2001 chegitz guevara
    August 2002 Chris 62
    December 2000 DanQ
    December 2003 DanS
    June 2005 DarkCloud
    October 2006 Darsnan
    June 2006 DaveV
    May 2003 DinoDoc
    September 2004 Dr. Nick (AKA El Awrence)
    December 2005 Dr Strangelove
    March 2002 Ecthy
    March 2001 *End is Forever* (AKA Iain Lindley)
    June 2001 EVC (AKA Evan VonChristof) [The Apolyton Daffy Duck] (Now present as Thorn)
    December 2004 Googlie
    December 2004 Kramsib
    December 2002 KrazyHorse (AKA Frogger)
    December 2000 Giant Squid (AKA Celestion the God, Alexander the Great)
    September 2007 Grandpa Troll
    December 2005 Harlan
    August 2005 Immortal Wombat
    January 2001 Imran Siddiqui
    December 2003 Ixnay
    June 2006 Jasev
    March 2002 Jay Bee
    March 2004 JohnT
    December 2005 LaFayette
    March 2001 Lancer
    March 2001 Lazarus and the Gimp (AKA: Ron Jeremy, Bugs ****ing Bunny, Trappist)
    January 2003 Locutus
    December 2000 Mao
    December 2000 MarkG
    August 2005 Master Zen
    December 2000 MichaeltheGreat
    December 2000 MikeH
    December 2000 Ming
    June 2001 Monk
    December 2003 notyoueither
    December 2003 oedo
    January 2003 orange
    October 2006 OzzyKP
    June 2005 Paddy the Scot
    June 2002 paiktis22 (AKA Bereta_Eder)
    May 2003 Paul
    December 2000 Provost Harrison (AKA AI)
    March 2002 rah
    December 2001 Ramo
    December 2003 Reismark
    December 2000 Roland
    December 2004 Samson
    March 2004 Scouse Gits
    December 2003 Scouse Gits (2)
    August 2002 Sirotnikov
    June 2007 Skanky Burns
    March 2007 Slow Thinker
    December 2002 Slowwhand
    December 2001 Snapcase
    June 2001 SnowFire
    September 2004 Solo
    March 2007 Solver
    June 2007 Soren Johnson FIRAXIS
    September 2004 Spiffor
    June 2001 Starchild
    June 2001 Stefu
    January 2001 Stewart Spink
    December 2000 St Leo
    June 2001 SuperSneak
    December 2003Tazidude
    June 2002 TCO (AKA GP)
    June 2005 Ted Striker
    June 2006 Theseus
    May 2003 Trip
    December 2003 UnOrthOdOx
    March 2004 War4ever
    December 2001 Wraith
    March 2002 Velociryx
    March 2002 yin26
    December 2000 Yo_Yo_Yo_Hey
    June 2002 Xin Yu
    June 2006 Yaroslav
    May 2003 Zylka


    3) Chronologically

    MarkG Automatic Inductee

    DanQ Automatic Inductee

    Ming December 2000

    MikeH December 2000

    MichaeltheGreat December 2000

    Mao December 2000

    Alexander's Horse December 2000

    Giant_Squid December 2000

    Provost Harrison December 2000

    Roland December 2000

    Yo_Yo_Yo_Hey December 2000

    St. Leo December 2000

    Imran Siddiqui January 2001

    Stewart Spink January 2001

    Lancer March 2001

    Ron Jeremy/Lazarus and the Gimp March 2001

    *End is Forever*March 2001

    Boshko March 2001

    EVC/Thorn June 2001

    Monk June 2001

    Snowfire June 2001

    Starchild June 2001

    SuperSneak June 2001

    Stefu June 2001

    Adam Smith December 2001

    chegitz guevara December 2001

    Ramo December 2001

    Snapcase December 2001

    Wraith December 2001

    rah March 2002

    yin26 March 2002

    Ecthy March 2002

    Jay Bee March 2002

    Velociryx March 2002

    Xin Yu June 2002

    TCO/GP June 2002

    paiktis22 June 2002

    Chris 62 August 2002

    Sirotnikov August 2002

    KrazyHorse December 2002

    Asher December 2002

    Slowwhand December 2002

    orange January 2003

    Locutus January 2003

    Trip May 2003

    Paul May 2003

    DinoDoc May 2003

    Zylka May 2003

    Tazidude Posthumous Inductee

    Scouse Gits(2) Posthumous Inductee

    oedo December 2003

    Boris Godunov December 2003

    ixnay December 2003

    Reismark December 2003

    UnOrthOdOx December 2003

    DanS December 2003

    notyoueither December 2003

    JohnT March 2004

    Scouse Gits March 2004

    War4ever March 2004

    Dr. Nick September 2004

    Spiffor September 2004

    Solo September 2004

    Alexman September 2004

    Samson December 2004

    Googlie December 2004

    Kramsib December 2004

    Ted Striker June 2005

    DarkCloud June 2005

    Paddy the Scot June 2005

    Immortal Wombat August 2005

    Master Zen August 2005

    LaFayette December 2005

    Berzerker December 2005

    Harlan December 2005

    Dr Strangelove December 2005

    Jasev June 2006
    Theseus June 2006
    DaveV June 2006
    Yaroslav June 2006
    Darsnan October 2006
    OzzyKP October 2006
    Solver March 2007
    Slow Thinker March 2007
    Skanky Burns June 2007
    Aeson June 2007
    Soren Johnson June 2007 (Honorary Inductee)
    Chaos Theory September 2007
    Bloody Monk September 2007
    Grandpa Troll September 2007


    4) Sorted by Year Registered

    1998 (31)



    Imran Siddiqui

    *End is Forever*



    Dr Strangelove

    Jay Bee

    St. Leo





    Xin Yu









    Adam Smith


    Lazarus and the Gimp



    Ted Striker

    Stewart Spink


    1999 (22)

    JohnT (Mar 1999)

    Paul (Mar 1999)

    Velociryx (April 1999)

    Lancer (April 1999)

    yin26 (April 1999)

    Googlie (April 1999)

    MikeH (May 1999)

    Berzerker (May 1999)

    Mao (June 1999)

    Wraith (Aug 1999)

    DinoDoc (sept 1999)

    Slowwhand (Sept 1999)

    Dr. Nick (Sept 1999)

    Ramo (Oct 1999)


    Asher (Nov 1999)

    Locutus (Nov 1999)

    Scouse Gits (Nov 1999)

    Tazidude (?)



    EVC/Thorn (1999)

    2000 (14)

    Slow Thinker (Jan 2000/Feb 2001)

    Provost Harrison (Feb 2000)

    oedo (Feb 2000)

    Sirotnikov (Feb 2000)

    orange (Feb 2000)

    Ecthy (Mar 2000)

    Zylka (May 2000)

    chegitz guevara (june 2000)

    SuperSneak (June 2000)

    DarkCloud (July 2000)

    Solver (September 2000)

    paiktis22 (Oct 2000)

    LaFayette (Oct 2000)

    Immortal Wombat (Dec 2000)

    2001 (14)

    Chris 62 (jan 2001)

    Solo (jan 2001)

    Jasev (feb 2001)

    Paddy the Scot (Mar 2001)

    samson (April 2001)

    Frogger/KrazyHorse (may 2001)

    Soren Johnson (may 2001)

    Yaroslav (June 2001)

    notyoueither (aug 2001)

    Skanky Burns (aug 2001)

    Boris Godunov (aug 2001)

    Kramsib (Sept 2001)

    Spiffor (Nov 2001)

    Aeson (Nov 2001)

    Darsnan (Dec 2001)

    2002 (3)

    Trip (april 2002)

    Theseus (april 2002)

    UnOrthOdOx (June 2002)

    2003 (1)

    Master Zen (January 2003)

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      The Current Standings!

      PLACE...VOTES THIS ROUND.... Name.... Total Votes

      1.) Blake 300
      2.) loinburger 266
      3.) Dominae 252

      4.) Kassiopeia 233
      5.) WesW 227
      6.) Buster 218
      7.) Molly Bloom 212
      8.) hexagonian 197
      9.) Niessuh 193
      10.) DrSpike (4) 184

      Mercator (4) 174
      Hydro (4) 171
      deity 157
      LordShiva 151
      PLATO 151
      Dis [Dissident] 148
      Techumseh 133
      Jamski 124
      snoopy369 110
      jm_ruiz 108
      ChrisiusMaximus 104
      Beta 103
      joncha 103
      Illuminatus 99
      Bongo 99
      Sn00py 98
      Alfonso 93
      Chilean President 88
      Arrian 88
      Alinestra Covelia 88
      Tiamat 88
      cavebear 87
      vmxa1 79
      Martin G¨¹hmann 67
      Boann 67
      Mrs. Tuberski 64
      Sava 60
      korn469 59
      Malevolent Light Eyes of Night) StarLightDeath) 58
      Gerar Dean 54
      Smacksim 53
      Manolo 50
      rjmatsleepers 50
      Rasbelin 50
      Heresson 49
      Ben Kenobi 49
      Dauphin 44
      Shi Huangdi 44
      Astrologix 43
      Maniac 42
      GePap 42
      Smiley 37
      Nikolai 33
      Frank Johnson 33
      Six Thousand Year Old Man 31
      Drake Tungsten 29
      Elephant 28
      Peaster 28
      conmcb25 26
      fromafar 26
      Boco 25
      Carloquillo 24
      Snotty 23
      Cybershy 22
      Magno_uy 20
      Harry Tuttle 20
      Kuciwalker 19
      Rob Worham 19
      Guynemer 16
      Toni 16
      Provisorii (Flamer) 16
      Drogue 16
      dale 15
      Gibsie 15
      Robocon 15
      BeBro 15
      Sir Ralph 14
      Nugog 13
      Jon Miller 13
      Platypus Rex 13
      Hercules 12
      StrayBow 12
      TheBirdMan 11
      Fed1943 8
      Tism 7
      Theben 4
      DAVOUT 4
      kaak 4
      Etchy 4
      Asona 4
      Wittlich 3
      Darsnan 3
      Petek 3
      AAHZ/Bauzer 3
      Harry 3
      monozulu 1

      2) Who voted for Whom
      (over xxx posters have voted for xxx candidates)

      DarkCloud voted for: Hydro (4), Mercator (4), DrSpike (4)

      *Registered 1999
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