Golden Apple Awards 2012

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The tenth anniversary of the Golden Apple Awards.

The show was held on IRCnet #gaa on February 24th 2013, at 20:00 EET. The GAA period was from January 1st 2012 - December 31st 2012.


The following is a list of GAA winners for 2012.

# Category Winner
1. Internalist Zweq
2. Externalist Jeppe
3. Battler Zero
4. Rookie bamilan
5. Designer yoosef
6. Team SPEED
7. WR 50. Expert System: 49,67 Zweq #356
8. Style Zweq's Expert System
9. Internal replay 50. Expert System: 49,67 Zweq
10. External replay ib9814.lev: 21,88 Zweq
11. Level cp080ff.lev feel free in every aspect of being by Chip
12. Contest Kopasite 10th Anniversary Cup
13. Contribution Kopaka: Elasto Mania Done Quick 2012, Kopasite Cup, EOL work, GAA jury member
14. Achievement Spef: Getting 6 WRs during the year, for someone who was a Rookie in 2011
15. Site Elma Monthly
16. Art Kopaka: Elasto Mania Done Quick 2012
17. Community Award Kopaka
# Category Winner



  • Bludek
  • Finman
  • Haruhi
  • Kopaka
  • Madness
  • Markku
  • SveinR (organizer, not voting member)


First step:
People in the community give their favoured suggestions to who should be nominated in the different categories in the proper GAA thread on Mopolauta. To be able to vote in the third step, one must make suggestions in the thread. It is not compulsory to make suggestions in more than one category, but that is of course recommended.

Second step:
The jury members will choose ten candidates to each category according to their experience and knowledge. They will be also reading the community's suggestions.

Third step:
Now we have top10 for each category available and again the community can vote. The criteria for being allowed to vote are: well-known player (decided by the jury) and the player has posted some suggestions in the first step (so we see that he has been active during the whole process) or he doesn't have to be well-known if he posted a nice suggestion list with reasonable arguments. These limits are set for getting more appropriate votes. People don't have to vote in every category but if they do vote in some category they must pick their top5 and not just top1 or top3.

Fourth step:
The jury will collect the top5 for each category according absolutely to the community votes. The point system will be as follows: 5 points to every first position, 4 points to every second position etc. This will be the top5 to be used in the final show.

Fifth step:
The different jury members will vote over the different categories, and the community will also give 2 votes to the candidate who got most points in the third step, and 1 vote to the candidate who got the second-most points. The different jury members' votes will not be public. In the event of a tie, the candidate who got most points from community in the third step will win. If there still is a tie, the one who got most 5 points will win, then 4 points etc. If the winner cannot be resolved by this, the jury will come together and discuss the matter to declare a winner.

Voting for the Community Award:
Each voter will list up to 3 people, in ranked order from 1st to 3rd. Each 1st position will give 5 points, each 2nd position will give 3 points and each 3rd position will give 1 point. Voting in this category is not compulsory.

More information

Mopolauta topic