The Comment Awards Ate Too Much Tofurkey

Hello there sweet potatoes! ​We’ve had an exciting start to the holigay season this week here at autostraddle dot com. We’re all sharing our thanks and family stories over at the Thanksgivukkah Open Thread. We have new merch! Stef interviewed JD Samson about love songs and Vanessa interviewed Allison Weiss about being a musician with a lot of feelings. Everyone pledged their allegiance to commenting in order to win an exciting prize in the Autostraddle Holiday Sweepstakes (speaking of, if you haven’t done this, you should go do it right now). We’re all still drooling over the new Autostraddle Events site and planning on hosting straddlers in our homes and hearts this holigay season.  Meanwhile, The Walking Dead has a new queer character and two episodes in she already has a girlfriend. For a show about zombies, it’s just so real.

On 2013 American Music Awards: 10 Things I Am Reacting To:

The Best Description Ever Award to Maddie:

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On Holigay Gift Guide 2013: Femme Witch Coven:

The Brilliant Realization Award to Amanda:

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On Top 15 Mostly Queer Most Critterish Humans of All Time:

The Selective Reading Award to Cat:

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On Win Big In The Autostraddle Holiday Sweepstakes:

The This is Crazy Award to Sally:

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On OPEN THREAD: Thanksgivukkah Forever:

The Superb Family Award to Heather:

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The  Mutual Feelings Award to Heather:

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Chelsey is a previous Editorial Assistant for Autostraddle and currently resides in Los Angeles with her cat Olive and a large collection of cardigans. She enjoys drinking coffee/tea, writing, editing, and validating the humans in her life.

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  1. Crazy gifs primed.

    I really hope we get at least one day of image postage on the new site before the team realise it was a terrible idea and all the shiny new servers catch fire from gif overload.

    • So true. I will be going non-verbal and communicating solely through gifs as soon as this is an option!

  2. You know, I never thought about it before but Sally does have a point: Autostraddle flamewars ARE the best-spelt on the Internet…

    • Wait those are flamewars? I thought they were an actual debate where people disagree with each other and put forward their own arguments and ideas about a concept… just with more agressivity than say, if they were playing Scattergories.

      Anyways, in my world, every Autostraddle user is sitting behind their computer sipping Earl Grey and wearing a monocle.

  3. “Hello there sweet potatoes” is the best greeting I’ve heard in a while. Also it made me smile even more than the rest of the post did, which was a lot.

  4. And my agenda for the day includes communicating through gifs…gifs that greet people as sweet potatoes. I need to work on this. I’ll keep y’all posted.

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