Hey everyone and welcome to the third annual Pits awards featuring your chosen winners of various awards from TV, movies, music, games and commenting!
Like last year, if you nominated a person that one but couldn’t find their exact post or if you won and someone didn’t link it, please do a little digging and post that baby and rake in the upvotes!
And now, let’s get on with the awards!
Best Discovery – Media you have discovered as a result of The Avocado – The Media and the Person
The winner is Over the Garden Wall. Nominated by Owen the Jaunty Fir and introduced by LibraryLass. This is Owen’s second win in this category.
Best Avocado Meme
The winner is Our Lord and Savior, Garbage Ape. As nominated by Welcome to Tiny Sleigh World.
Best Comment – Funny
The winner is O Little Town of Shelbyville as nominated by launchpax
Best Comment – Serious
The winner is Thinking of Changing my Name as nominated by Captain Video for this comment.
Favorite Thread That Doesn’t Reoccur Enough
The winner is “Things You Didn’t Know” as nominated by Malkovich Malkovich
Best username (Not poster, just name)
The winner is Queef Latina as nominated by MacCrocodile.
Best username – Holiday
The winner is Feliz Navydad as nominated by Owen the Jaunty Fir
Best One-off Thread (i.e. not a weekly, recurring feature or daily thread)
The winner is Boy Lilith’s “Good Depictions of LGBT Kids in Media” thread as nominated by SadClown
Best Life Changing Advice
The winner is Everyone on the Tolerable Discussions/Serious Thread helping Scrappybilly go sober
Best Open Thread Header
The winner is Robert Maitland’s Architectural headers as nominated by Group Therapy. Here is an example.
Best Long-form Post or Subthread
The winner is Banner vs roommate TP struggle as nominated by launchpax
Best Avocado Regular(ish) Feature
The winner for the second year in a row is Let’s Read Old Magazines by Future Ex-Mrs Malcolm as nominated by Captain Video
Best Gimmick Account
Another second year in a row winner, Reposted A7X Fan as nominated by El Santo
Best Pet Photo
This one from sic gees a-laying:
Best Werewolf Game
Ella Minnow Pea hosted by Colonel Mustard as nominated by MacCrocodile
Best Rabbit Screening
Sugarpulp Robotfairy’s screening of Mad Max Fury Road
Best/Worst Comic Strip (Pluggers, Heathcliff, etc.)
Pluggers is the best/worst. As nominated by This Time, It’s Personal!
Best Use of Gifs/Photoshop
The winner is RadioCat’s post-it note flipbook as nominated by luanchpax. Post it if you still have it, RadioCat!
Best Political Comment
The winner is pam’s on-the-ground election day reporting as nominated by Matt ThereIsNoSantaClaus
Best Review – TV
The winner is Dotter of Uhtred’s reviews of Haunting of Hill House as nominated by scrappybilly
Best Review – Movie
The winner is Afropig’s review of Christmas in Love as nominated by Pliny the Tinsel-something
Best Review – Other
The winner is How to Get Away with Mordor’s review of the 2018 TIFF as nominated by SadClown
Best Artist/Album Spotlight
The winner is LynnMcKenzie’s series of Beatles albums as nominated by TheFunBoy3Version
The Kindest Commenter Award
The winner is Mrs. Langdon Alger with 47 upvotes as nominated by CineCraft.
Rookie of The Year
The winner is John Teti as nominated by MacCrocodile. Go give John a follow here!
Commenter You Most Like to See Upvotes From
The winner for the second year in a row is Cookie Monster as nominated by Prighlent Night (Fred Bobb)
The Holy Guacamole Lifetime Shitposting Achievement Award – (Most Active Commenter)
The winner is Joey Blowey. As nominated by River Carol. Please, find a Joey comment and upvote it.
Hall of Fame nominations (Who and Why)
The winners this year are:
- Gest for furthering the fields of Gestilence as nominated by Twelve Reps of Liftmas
- Jaye for her radio show and Giftmas as nominated by O Come Let Us Adorno
- John Teti for fuzziness as nominated by El Santo
- Cookie Monster for his commitment to the gimmick as nominated by CineCraft
- Rotten Avocado for photoshops as nominated by Hallmark’s Crybaby Boobie Xmas
- TCRM for toxic egotism as nominated by TCRM
- Video for wereblazing as nominated by Owen the Jaunty Fir
- A Winged Potato for basically making all of this happen as nominated by exexalien
- Geek Gamer Girls as nominated by Rotten Avocado
Covfefe-vening of the Year: Best PT Meme Spiral
The winner is the “This is MY son” Navy Mom Spiral as nominated by scrappybilly
The annual Train Sandwich Award: Best OT Meme Spiral
The winner is
as nominated by Pliny the Tinsel-something
Best use of The Avocado as a response.
The winner is
as nominated by launchpax
Best Avocado Tournament
The winner is Tournament for the Winners as nominated by Psyduck P.I. Christmas
Most Memorable Sex Clam
The winner is
as nominated by Professor Bananahot
And there you have it!
The 2018 Pits are…
Oh wait. I promised this was a Star Studded Spectacular…
Best in Movies 2018
The winners are:
For the Second Annual Robots’ Choice Award for Best Film 2018 – Annihilation
For the First Annual GenCorp Award for Best Film 2017 – Get Out
Best in TV 2018
The winners are:
The 2018 Simon Award for Best Drama Series – The Americans
The 2018 Groenig Award for Best Comedy – The Good Place
Best in Anime 2018
The winner of the Miyazaki Award for Best Anime Movie is Mirai
The winner of the Watanabe Award for Best Anime Series is Aggretsuko
Best in Books 2018
The winner of the Asimov Award for Best Book is Madeline Miller, Circe
Best in Comics 2018
The winner of the Kirby Award for Best Comic is Mister Miracle
Best in Games 2018
The winner of the Miyamoto Award for Best Game is Spider-Man
Best in Music 2018
The winner of the Anybody Killa Award for Best Song is Janelle Monáe, “Make Me Feel”
The winner of the Laurel Canyon Sound Award for Best Album is Janelle Monae, Dirty Computer
For a taste of the Laurel Canyon Sound, here is a sample platter of every album receiving votes (available on Spotify), assembled by and with thanks to Bresson.
The winner of The “Weird Al” Yankovic Memorial Award for Best Live Show is Mitski
Best in Podcasts 2018
The winner of the Tompkins Award for Best Podcast is Threedom
Complete Results and Rankings for Media (Besides TV)
Best in Miscellaneous Media 2018
Best ASMRtist – GibiASMR
Best Board Game/Collectible Card Game – Warhammer 40k: Blackstone Fortress
Best Documentary – Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
Best Meme – Gritty
Best Movie Theater Audience Experience – A Quiet Place
Best Reality TV – Nailed It!
Best Stand-up Special – Nanette
Best Webseries – Skam Italia
Best Webtoon – RWBY
Best “WIRED Autocomplete Interview” Episode – The Cast of The Last Jedi Answer…
Best Wrestler (Solo) – Becky Lynch
Best Wrestler (Tag Team) – The Bar
Best Video Game Soundtrack – Gris, Red Dead Redemption 2, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Tie)
Best Youtube Creator – The Try Guys
Best YouTube Video – Michael Bay: Understanding a True American Auteur – Patrick H. Willems
Media Work That Best Sums up 2018 as a Whole – Venom