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May 07 2012

Rising from the primeval mists, it’s…a Molly!

The March Molly nominations have been tallied, and the newest member of the club is…

Pteryxx

All will bow down and worship. And then you’ll leave the name of the next deserving awardee for the month of April in the comments here.

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  1. 1
    otrame

    Grats, Pteryxx, well deserved.

  2. 2
    echidna

    Congrats, Pterryx. My April vote goes to Rorschach for his unflinching comments.

  3. 3
    Ogvorbis: Still failing at being human.

    Congrats, Pterryx. You are now a Mollied archosaur.

  4. 4
    pentatomid

    Congrats, Pterryx.

  5. 5
    Alexandra (née Audley)

    Woo hoo, P!

    Hang on a sec, gotta figure out who made me laugh the hardest this past month.

  6. 6
    carlie

    Yay Pterryx! That gives you a pass to get closer to the front of the Brownian line, but I think it’s just for show. The line is still not moving.

  7. 7
    Avo, also nigelTheBold

    Huzzah, Pterryx! Well deserved.

    The Molly-only orgy and ice-cream social starts promptly at 7. Bring a chicken or an alligator, but not both.

  8. 8
    niftyatheist, perpetually threadrupt

    Congratulations, pteryxx!

  9. 9
    A. R

    Conga-rats, pteryxx!

  10. 10
    chigau (違う)

    Congratulations, pteryxx!

  11. 11
    Ms. Daisy Cutter, General Manager for the Cleveland Steamers

    Congratulations, Pteryxx!

    I think Rey Fox is long overdue for a Molly.

  12. 12
    Subtract Hominem, a product of Nauseam

    Congratulations, Pteryxx! You’ve certainly earned it!

    For April, I’m gonna nominate the triumvirate of A.R., chigau (副), and theophontes 777 for their tireless efforts on The Zombie Thread.

  13. 13
    thunk: turmite city

    Well done; Pteryxx is a deserving choice. As for April; I honestly don’t know. Too many great people. If I keep hanging around, I might be able to choose for May :p

  14. 14
    Pteryxx

    O_o …wait what? am I awake yet? Yikes, my impostor syndrome!

  15. 15
    Crip Dyke, Right Reverend Feminist FuckToy of Death & Her Handmaiden

    I’m very happy for pteryxx…go you!!!

    As for this month, I would like ms daisy, but she just got Mollied last month. I’ll think about and get back to this later. In the meantime put me down for an alligator

  16. 16
    'Tis Himself

    Congratulations, Pteryxx!

    For April I nominate Rey Fox for services above and beyond those expected by a Rey Fox. And chigau (副) gets a mention for having a squiggle as part of its blogonym.

  17. 17
    Ms. Daisy Cutter, General Manager for the Cleveland Steamers

    Aw, thanks, Crip Dyke!

  18. 18
    feralboy12

    Welcome to the club. We all chipped in and bought you this…OK, not. But welcome.

  19. 19
    Louis

    Grats Pteryxx! Long overdue and exceedingly well deserved.

    I’m going to nominate Chigau and Otrame this month. They always make I larf! And think. Two good things.

    Louis

  20. 20
    Pteryxx

    Awww, you folks. I had to go collect my thoughts a bit.

    This place is full of so many smart, sharp, opinionated people who are brave enough to put their selves and stories on the line along with their arguments. I admire many of you and aspire to be as valiant and incisive as you show yourselves to be, and to learn from your collective wisdom (and from your screw-ups as well as mine!) I’m not much for formal recognition, but I can’t tell y’all how important it is to have (unavoidable) evidence that my funny-spelled nym has earned your respect. Thanks.

    (Plus, bonus gendered pronoun! Rather than rolling on wiki’s gender-neutral-pronouns list, PZ, may I ask that my entry get edited to ‘om’? For this week at least I’ll be pleased to be Omself.)

    ~;>

  21. 21
    Sastra

    Congrats to Pteryxx! Well deserved.

    Somehow I missed last month’s vote. So this month I’ll jump on the chigau pile, and add on kemist and theophantes.

  22. 22
    SallyStrange

    Pteryxx! Yes, we shall all bow down and worship om.

    I like it. Well done, Pteryxx!

    I second Theophontes’ nomination.

  23. 23
    Pteryxx

    Nominations: most of the folks I admire have OMs already. The description says “one of their own as the best and most interesting and most deserving of acknowledgment.” So I did some research into April, and here’s my whole slate of folks to nominate:

    Just_A_Lurker, bright sharp shining whenever she appears, with tremendous clarity of voice and emotion.

    Giliell, who’s not only a friendly compassionate presence on TET but kicks much butt of the bad-faithful all over FTB.

    dianne, who’s been bringing the heavy-duty medical knowledge to War-on-Women discussions with clear and considered explanation – and often well-deserved sardonicism.

    Sample comment

    The Laughing Coyote. I know, I have a critter-crush on him; but relatively new as he is, he’s an open-minded listener and honest storyteller, who both admits to his past flaws while trying to teach others *and* stands up for himself in the face of determined majority criticism. He’s already one of the people I’d most like to chat with IRL, and I think he’s only becoming more brilliant with time.

    Folks I don’t know as well who don’t have Mollies yet, I was surprised to see:

    Markita Lynda

    Azkyroth

  24. 24
    David Marjanović

    *pounces on Pteryxx and hugs om to squeeze the impostor syndrome out of him/her/it/squid*

    theophontes777 – Tardigrade. Enough said.

    Louis – because one Brownian isn’t enough!

  25. 25
    Antiochus Epiphanes

    Rawrk! Rawrk!

    theophontes777
    dianne

    Solid contributors, knowledgeable and insightful. And overdue.

  26. 26
    Giliell, professional cynic -Ilk-

    Congratulations, Pteryxx
    You well deserve your Molly

    theophontes777
    dianne

    Yes, please

  27. 27
    Jules

    Congrats, Pteryxx! I was gonna vote for you the next time I was around for a Molly thread.

    I don’t think I’ve been around enough to vote for April :-/

  28. 28
    cicely

    Congrats, Pteryxx; well-deserved!

    I’m gonna throw in my vote for theophontes.

  29. 29
    Cipher

    Yay pteryxx! I dunno, I gotta think about it.

  30. 30
    Cipher

    Oh man, J_A_L and Dianne don’t already have OMs! What was I thinking not nomming them? J_A_L and dianne, pls.

  31. 31
    Rey Fox

    For April I nominate Rey Fox for services above and beyond those expected by a Rey Fox

    I don’t know if I’d even be that generous.

    Sorry I never vote in these things anymore, I’m just lazy.

  32. 32
    Hekuni Cat, MQG

    Just_A_Lurker, bright sharp shining whenever she appears, with tremendous clarity of voice and emotion.

    Giliell, who’s not only a friendly compassionate presence on TET but kicks much butt of the bad-faithful all over FTB.

    dianne, who’s been bringing the heavy-duty medical knowledge to War-on-Women discussions with clear and considered explanation – and often well-deserved sardonicism.

    What Pteryxx said.

    Also congratulations, Pteryxx.

  33. 33
    Amphiox

    mrbongo, you are an idiot.

    But that is not really your problem. Idiocy can be remedied by study.

    No, mrbongo, you have a deeper problem.

    mrbongo, you are an intellectual dishonest, LAZY idiot.

    Because otherwise you would have taken the effort to READ PZ’s blog more closely, and come across the MANY, MANY times he has criticized Islam, including “moderate” Islam.

    LAZY, intellectual dishonesty cannot be remedied. It is an indication that you are a person of such low ethical standards that you are not worth engaging, except to mock.

    Goodbye.

  34. 34
    Cipher

    Er,mrbongo, you know that you’re in completely the wrong thread for this nonsense, don’t you?
    This thread has seriously absolutely nothing to do with Islam O.o

  35. 35
    Amphiox

    mrbongo is deliberately trolling every thread in turn.

    Pathetic idiot.

  36. 36
    thunk: turmite city

    I retract my earlier statement of unknowningness and instead nominate J_A_L, Dianne, and TLC.

    But all of the other people are great too; as I stated on TET a while back, there are just too many good people here :)))

  37. 37
    chigau (違う)

    I am completely gobsmacked to be nominated.
    (Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.)
    But, really, I don’t think I’m up to snuff.
    (I took a good look at the Molly list.)
    However, I’ll vote for theophontes (if it’s not a conflict of interest).

    ([mrbongo WTF???])

  38. 38
    YOB - Ye Olde Blacksmith

    Congrats, Pteryxx!

    +1 vote for theophontes.

  39. 39
    AshPlant

    Louis for the ranting and the funny and the anger overload jokes make it stop the anger oy.

  40. 40
    Therrin

    Giliell and dianne.

  41. 41
    Tethys

    Congrats to Pteryxx! Your Molly is well deserved. *bows*

    Theophontes has not already been OMed?! Ach du lieber!
    I nominate my favorite tardigrade for the consistent high quality comments, and the comedy he provides. TZT contains several good examples.

    Giliell is another long time commenter who is deserving of OMification.

  42. 42
    John Morales

    Due grats, Pteryxx!

    I think dianne is definitely due — look how she shone when dealing with Irrational humans.

  43. 43
    John Morales

    [meta]

    But, really, I don’t think I’m up to snuff.

    So don’t nominate yourself, then. :)

  44. 44
    Catnip, Misogynist Troglodyte called Bruce

    Congratulations Pteryxx! Well deserved.

    This month, I nominate chigau (違う) & Giliell

  45. 45
    Pteryxx

    To reiterate: PZ, would you please remove the gender assignment from here and the Molly page? I don’t want it on record. Thanks.

  46. 46
    chigau (違う)

    Pteryxx
    Try sending PZ an email.
    Click his name under his photo on the right.

  47. 47
    Inaji

    Geez, go to the hospital for a few days, and look what I missed. Congrats, Pteryxx!

    Nominating:

    Anri, for long term heavy lifting, coolness under fire and a delicious wit. Examples here, here and here.

    Just A Lurker, who I have watched grow from a timid lurker to a ferocious advocate with a flair for stomping arseholes. Examples here, here and here.

  48. 48
    Inaji

    Geez, go to the hospital for a few days, and look what I missed. Congrats, Pteryxx!

    Nominating:

    Anri, for long term heavy lifting, coolness under fire and a delicious wit. Examples here and here.

    Just A Lurker, who I have watched grow from a timid lurker to a ferocious advocate with a flair for stomping arseholes. Examples here, here and here.

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