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2016 PF Member Award Ceremony

  1. Dec 30, 2016 #1
    Happy New Year! It's been another incredible 365 days spent on PF!

    Congrats to all who were nominated as it's a true honor. It should be remembered each voting list could easily have been ten times as long. We have an amazing core of members here at PF. A member may have won more than one category, but can be awarded for just one.

    Thanks all who participated in the voting and commentary!

    Now for a special congratulations to the popular vote winners! Winners will receive a special badge which will last the year.

    Hall of Legends Award
    @mfb

    Physics Award
    @vanhees71

    Homework Help Award
    @haruspex
    @Simon Bridge

    Mathematics Award
    @micromass

    Astro/Cosmo Award
    @Andy Resnick

    Engineering Award
    @jim hardy

    Other Science Award
    @Bystander

    Guidance Counselor Award
    @ZapperZ

    Newcomer Award
    @ProfuselyQuarky

    Best Insight Award
    Misconceptions about Virtual Particles
    @A. Neumaier

    Insight Writer Award
    @PeterDonis

    Community Spirit Award
    @OmCheeto

    Best Humor Award
    @phinds

    Click here for the poll records
     
    Last edited: Dec 30, 2016
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  3. Dec 30, 2016 #2

    vanhees71

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    Wow, I'm really honoured to get this award! PF is so much fun, and then one gets even an award for participating in this fun (for even 366 days this year)!
     
  4. Dec 30, 2016 #3

    phinds

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    Damn. Second prize in a Beauty Contest. I think OmCheeto should have gotten both the awards he won including this one given to me and I should have gotten a special "grumpy" award. Bah Humbug ! :oldlaugh: :biggrin:

    Anyway, thanks to all who voted for me and congrats to all winners, especially @ProfuselyQuarky for the newcomer award.
     
  5. Dec 30, 2016 #4

    mfb

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    Staff: Mentor

    Thank you all!


    @Greg: The icon still has "2015" as alt text.
     
  6. Dec 30, 2016 #5

    Charles Link

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    Congratulations to @ProfuselyQuarky for winning the Newcomer Award. I am honored to have made second place in that contest. :-) :-)
     
  7. Dec 30, 2016 #6

    ProfuselyQuarky

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    Thanks, everyone! Not sure why anyone voted for me, though :D Wish I could contribute more to this awesome place. Shout out for @Math_QED, who was my choice :smile:
     
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  8. Dec 30, 2016 #7

    OmCheeto

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    Two awards would have put me over the edge this year.
    Too many people already doing that, IMHO.

    Hopefully, next year, they'll take my advice, and create a "Faraday award".
     
  9. Dec 30, 2016 #8

    cnh1995

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    Congratulations to all the winners!

    And many thanks to those who voted for me..!:smile:
     
  10. Dec 31, 2016 #9
    Congratulations to all winners! They truly deserve it! Also I' m glad I was pretty much on the right track with my votes.
    Best to all!
    And happy new year to all, coming very very soon! ... .. "I can see it hiding behind that corner there ..." ... "Hey!, come on out "little friend" ... don't be afraid ... we don't bite ... And I' m sure you' ll get to have your own new fresh Awards "in your time" soon! ... ! :smile::biggrin: l.o.l ..."
     
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  11. Dec 31, 2016 #10

    Andy Resnick

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    Thanks, everyone!
     
  12. Jan 4, 2017 #11

    jim hardy

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    thanks folks for the kind thoughts and words.
    If my simplistic attempts at explanation have helped someone 'climb over a hump' , well , it's a small down payment on the debt i owe the universe for the generous help i got along my way.
    I'm happy to see so many familiar names on the list, they are folks who've helped me ..

    Thank You PF . The people here who give selflessly of their time to help others are building something unprecedented.

    "Pay it Forward" ?

    thanks again,

    old jim
     
  13. Jan 4, 2017 #12

    dlgoff

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    Not only are they giving their time, they're demonstrating they care about others.
     
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