The 2003 Dance Forums Awards!!! Most 2003 DF Awards Nominations Made 4th place (off 3rd by only one!): Ballroomboilergirl! 3rd place (a tie!): NeoDevin & Peachexploration! 2nd place: Pygmalion! 1st place (in a run away, by more than 2 to 1!): Scorpionguy! Best Nomination DF's Bests – by Salsarhythms! Most 2003 DF Awards Nominations Received For a Single Award Runner Up: Pygmalion! Winner: Borikensalsero! Most Recently Joined Member to Participate in the 2003 DF Awards Magwitch! First Posting Member to Join in 2003 Spitfire! Last Posting Member to Join in 2003 ALOD! ****************** Newest Registered Member (well, at least as of 11:00am PST, Dec. 30, 2003) Magwitch! King of the IRU SDsalsaguy! Closest Actual Birthdays NeoDevin & Ballroomboilergirl! Most Active New Guy NeoDevin Best Snowboarder NeoDevin! Biggest IRU Terrorist Scorpionguy! Longest (self-confessed) Holdout Before Joining Magwitch! Dictionary Award Danish Guy! Best Username Lindy Jihad! Dance Forums Ham NeoDevin! Most Successfully (at least at times) Disciplined Member Dancersdreamland! Queen of the Rapier Wit Sarah! Grumpiest Member D nice! Most Modest – Yeah, right! – Poster NeoDevin! Most Sordid Pasts Vince A & DanceMentor! Biggest Never-ending Word Game Addict NeoDevin! The Google Award No explanation necessary: Pygmalion! Dance Forums Chick Magnet Borikensalsero! Most Attractive (avatar) Sex Change Operation DanceMentor! Best Costume "Pimp" Jonathan 20,000th DF Post Award SDsalsaguy! Biggest Shoe Addict Runner up: Pygmalion! Winner: Ballroomboilergirl! Most Plugs for Personal Dance Site Dancersdreamland! Sexy Salsa Sweeties Awards Peachexploration, Sarah, Salsachinita, & Madamsamba! Most Incorrigible Insomniac SDsalsaguy! Totally Silly Early Morning or Late Night (take your pick) Poster Scorpionguy! Most Honorable New Member - Cutest New Guy Division NeoDevin Most Sorely Missing Emoticon Raised Eyebrow! Greatest Advocate for a Raised Eyebrow Emoticon Swing Kitten! Most Eclectic Taste in Music Phil Owl! Coolest Newbie NeoDevin! Biggest Flirt Scopionguy! Cutest/Sweetest/Most Romantic Dancersdreamland & Ballroomboilergirl! Sexiest (West Coast) Swinger Vince A! ****************** The Addicted Award Need more be said?: Pygmalion! Most Down to Earth Poster Spitfire! Sassiest/Most Spunky Swing Kitten! Most Philosophical Phil Owl! Most Historical D nice! Least Frequent (“regular”) Poster Taita! Best International Correspondent MadamSamba! Most “Successful” Thread IRU (Insomniacs-R-Us)! The Better Late Than Never Award Salsachinita! Funniest Member Vince A! Most Imaginative Login Name Bouncybouncyweee! Username Most Requiring a Double Reading Borikensalsero! Most Likely to Make Each Other’s Posts SDsalsaguy & Salsarhythms! Most Political Thread World Salsa Federation Controversy Most Wisdom Well Beyond Their Years dancer_of_god! Most Entertaining Saga Salsa Adventures in Denmark – by SDsalsaguy! Best Profile “Location” Entry Runner Up – “Either Sacramento CA or Storrs CT... like a really tiring ping-pong game across the continent”: Swing Kitten Winner!!! – “Earth (turn right at Venus)”: MadamSamba Best Taglines Ballroomboilergirl, Vince A, D Nice, & Suek! Most Absent Avatar Pygmalion! Best Avatar Honorable Mentions: NeoDevin, Lindy Jihad, Swingin Boo, & Suek! Winner: SDsalsaguy! Identity Award – For Best Combined Alias/Avatar/Tagline Swing Kitten ****************** Most Honorable General Discussion Captains Vince A, Youngsta, D Nice, Swing Kitten, Pygmalion, Madamsamba, & Salsachinita! Most Creative Viewpoints Will35! Most Entertaining Posts Brujo! Most Inspirational & Dedicated Swing Dancer Suek! Best Dance Floor Story Borikensalsero! Best Photos Runner up: Dancing Mommy! Winner: SDsalsaguy! Friendliest Member Sagitta! Most Easy Going, Positive and Upbeat Member Youngsta! Most Modest Poster Boriken! Argentine Tango Award For all around excellence regarding AT: Will35! Ballroom Award (& Visiting Dignitary Extraordinaire) For all around excellence regarding Ballroom: Larinda McRaven! Salsa Award For all around excellence regarding salsa (in a three way tie!): SDsalsaguy, Salsarhythms, & Borikensalsero! Swing Award (alternatively known as the Sage Swing Swami Award) For all around excellence regarding Swing: D Nice! Most Enthusiastic Sagitta! Most Likely to Have Other Members Visit For a Dance Salsachinita! The Most Prolific & (Over)Active Poster Pygmalion! Most Challenging Point of View Brujo! Best Source of Salsa (Dance, History & Music) Information Borikensalsero! Best Source of Swing (Dance, History & Music) Information D Nice! Best Source of Argentine Tango (Dance, History & Music) Information Will35! Most Informative Poster Tie!: D Nice & Salsarhythms! Member Most Needing to Post Again Pukpik! Best General Advice Salsarhythms! Best Replies Without Insulting Others Borikensalsero! Most Inspirational Posts For various posts in F&I: SDsalsaguy! Most Thought Provoking Posts Salsarhythms Most Supportive/Encouraging Tie!: Pygmalion & SDsalsaguy! Forum MVP For participation, above and beyond, in the AT Forum: Will 35! Site MVP Without whom none of us would have this fantastic site: DanceMentor! The Most Poetic Award…a.k.a. “The Most Moving Words Award,” “The Best Poetic Writing Style Award,” “The Most Passionate ‘flavaful’ Poster Award,” “The ‘For Making Words Dance’ Award,” “The Poet Laureate Award,” “The DF Poet of The Year Award,” and “The :notworth: Award” For many inspiring posts from the heart: Borikensalsero! DF's Bests Go DF! Best Post “The Flava of Salsa” – by Borikensalsero! Most Visionary Without whom we wouldn’t have the DF: DanceMentor! Most Invaluable Member Award ALL of the DF members who have made DF the priceless gem it has become, and made it feel like a Dance-Family rather than a Dance-Forum!!! Best Dance Site Dance Forums!!!!!! …Credited to Dance Mentor, of course!