Posts Tagged ‘Baltimore Sun

14
Oct
09

Shell Games wins Mobbie Award for Best Terps Blog!

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YEAH BABY!  We did it!   Thanks to your votes, the Cinderella slipper fits, and Shell Games has won the Baltimore Sun’s Mobbie Award for best blog in the Terps category.  We also finished seventh overall.

A thousand sincere thank-yous to everyone who voted, be it once or be it every day.   Special thanks to those who put up with our regular e-mail and Facebook reminders. 

Also, much respect to our fellow Terps bloggers, especially Testudo Times (which won for best general sports blog), Turtle Soup, Terp Talk, and Maryland Basketball: Where Are They Now? (Michaelangelo:  Thanks for the bulletin board material heheh.)  I guess we’re technically “competitors,” but at the end of the day we’re all in the same gang.  Blogging can be hard work, and people don’t exactly do it for the fame and fortune.  We here at Shell Games do it because we love the Terps, and love making smart-ass comments about the Terps.  That is our mission.  Some might call it a calling.

In all honesty, Shell Games may not get hundreds of comments per post, and we may not be familiar with the long snapper class of 2019, but we’ve got our own thing going on here, and I think we do it pretty well.  Hopefully, those who found us over these past couple weeks will stick with us.  Thanks again to everyone who voted.  We’ll be at the awards reception tonight in Baltimore…paparazzi must keep at least 15 feet away.  You’ve been warned, you filthy parasites!

08
Oct
09

Time is running out to vote for Shell Games!!

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Did you read something you like? Are you a kindred rabid Terp fan? If so, please vote for us here for Best Terps Blog! Voting closes tomorrow at 5 p.m. We’re much obliged to you.

01
Oct
09

Vote for Shell Games for Best Terp Mobbie Award!!

If you enjoy our content — be it our awesome Terps commentary or our awesome Kate Gosselin pictures — please take a moment to vote for Shell Games for Best Terps Blog in Maryland!

You can do so here.  Help us don the Cinderella slipper!  Thanks for your support.

28
Sep
09

Vote for Shell Games!

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So Shell Games is up for a Mobbie Award…woo-hoo! It’s an award the Baltimore Sun gives each year to the best blogs in Maryland. Shell Games is in the Best Terps Blog category (duh).  We’re definitely the underdog, but we really want to win.  Reader votes determine it…so we’re asking for yours. If we’ve ever made you laugh, or even informed you in some way, we’d love to get your vote. And if not, perhaps I can appeal to your pity. That is not something I am above. Doesn’t a well-rounded person…like you…want to help out…a pathetic blogger…like me?  Come on.  The Terps stink right now.  I have so little.  And if I win, we’re all going to Sizzler!*  I’ll even make it rain on the sneeze guard.**  

To vote, click on the link above or the Mobbies widget to the right.  Thank you so very much.

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* — I may not be able to pay for you. Actually, maybe you could spot me, bro? I’ll get you back I swear.

** — May not rain dollars.




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