2016 Decks of the Year Contest - THE WINNERS!

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Re: 2016 Decks of the Year Contest - THE WINNERS!

Unread postby misterharmanko » Sun Mar 05, 2017 6:07 am  

Wow. Great results.

There were so many great decks to choose from this year that I actually found it really hard to choose between some decks for certain categories.

Even though I knew which decks I'd voted for when I was scrolling through the list of winners I thought to myself: I don't think I'll have done too well this year. But then to see my name in SECOND place I was shocked & stoked at the same time. I think this will be the pinnacle of my UC voting - I doubt I'll ever reach these heights again. :lol:

Congrats to all the winners & many thanks to Mike & Joe for running a super smooth contest, to all the people who donated prizes & of course to the designers who we couldn't have this contest without. :D
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Re: 2016 Decks of the Year Contest - THE WINNERS!

Unread postby Stockholm17 » Sun Mar 05, 2017 10:53 am  

congrats to all the winners!
well deserved!

There is one thing i do not understand.

Best Deck Overall
1st: Icons: Imperial, Wicked Kingdom
2nd: -
3rd: Omnia: The Golden Age, Le Chat Rouge, Magna Carta, Anubis/Osiris


2nd position?
also for other categories.... just wondering :)
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Re: 2016 Decks of the Year Contest - THE WINNERS!

Unread postby Räpylätassu » Sun Mar 05, 2017 11:02 am  

Stockholm17 wrote:2nd position?
also for other categories.... just wondering :)


Because the first place was tied, there is no second place, as the first two decks are the number 1 and 2. If it would have been a three way tie for the first place, then there wouldn't have been anyone on the third place either.

And here we can see the old truth: Finland > Sweden
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Re: 2016 Decks of the Year Contest - THE WINNERS!

Unread postby Thirdway Industries » Sun Mar 05, 2017 11:06 am  

Hello guys!

I saw this yesterday night, I was in France for a tiny vacation - I am very happy for the great result of my Omnia: The Golden Age project :)

Ahah I will have a lot of projects in 2017 (Dedalo, Pantheon, SINS ......... and maybe more ;)

@Calypso - I'm very sorry :D!

Well, a big THANK YOU to everyone voted for Omnia and congrats to all the winners - well deserved!
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Re: 2016 Decks of the Year Contest - THE WINNERS!

Unread postby Räpylätassu » Sun Mar 05, 2017 11:18 am  

Thirdway Industries wrote:Ahah I will have a lot of projects in 2017 (Dedalo, Pantheon, SINS ......... and maybe more ;)


Dude stop, there is a limit of how much my mouth can produce drool!
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Re: 2016 Decks of the Year Contest - THE WINNERS!

Unread postby RichK » Sun Mar 05, 2017 11:20 am  

Räpylätassu wrote:
Thirdway Industries wrote:Ahah I will have a lot of projects in 2017 (Dedalo, Pantheon, SINS ......... and maybe more ;)


Dude stop, there is a limit of how much my mouth can produce drool!


And my wallet! :lol:
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Re: 2016 Decks of the Year Contest - THE WINNERS!

Unread postby Lotrek » Sun Mar 05, 2017 11:58 am  

Congratulations to the winners and a BIG THANK YOU to all who voted for ICONS IMPERIAL as the best 2016 deck!
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Re: 2016 Decks of the Year Contest - THE WINNERS!

Unread postby Thirdway Industries » Sun Mar 05, 2017 12:02 pm  

Don't worry, I'm human! After SINS I will need months before launch another big project :-)
Maybe summer, but more probably autumn.
And I won't launch anything else before Pantheon will be delivered.

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Re: 2016 Decks of the Year Contest - THE WINNERS!

Unread postby montecarlojoe » Sun Mar 05, 2017 1:23 pm  

Lotrek wrote:Congratulations to the winners and a BIG THANK YOU to all who voted for ICONS IMPERIAL as the best 2016 deck!


Well deserved! Personally I love your work and dedication to what you do.

A big congrats to Wylie Beckert for Wicked Kingdom too - joint best deck and top rookie deck is an outstanding achievement!
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Re: 2016 Decks of the Year Contest - THE WINNERS!

Unread postby HFMJ » Sun Mar 05, 2017 1:27 pm  

I was so surprised with the results that I didn’t know what to say. Of course I wanted a good result, but the first place is something incredible. I spent a great deal of time choosing my votes because this last year , there were released so many great decks and we had a lot of options to choose from.
I am so grateful that I found this amazing and dedicated community about 2 years ago. It has helped me a lot with my passion for playing cards and made a big difference. It was like another world, because I didn’t know at that time that there are so many different decks.
I want to say a big THANK YOU to the organizers, very good job, and to those who donated for the prizes. Also for the designers and producers, keep up the good work!
I’ll try to pick my prize as fast as possible.
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Re: 2016 Decks of the Year Contest - THE WINNERS!

Unread postby Mike Ratledge » Sun Mar 05, 2017 6:15 pm  

Congrats to all, the winning decks and artists, the winning pickers and as always thanks to everyone who participated.

Joe - many thanks for continuing to make UC look great. This was a great showing all around!
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Re: 2016 Decks of the Year Contest - THE WINNERS!

Unread postby sinjin7 » Mon Mar 06, 2017 3:07 am  

Congrats to al the winners. The votes got tabulated very quickly this year, a credit to the organizers of this great contest. I better list the contents of my donation to the prize pool right away now. All decks in the brick are brand new and sealed and I will cover the cost for domestic shipping in the USA.

1. Hollingsworth Deck
2. Black Raider Deck - Ohio made, hard to find.
3. Bicycle Astronomy Deck - A Club 808 exclusive.
4. Gold Gator Back Edition Doree.
5. Seasons Seronda v.1
6. Seasons Primavera v.1
7. Sybil Platinum Reserve Deck - No. 498/1000
8. Sybil Gold Reserve Deck - No. 498/1000
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Re: 2016 Decks of the Year Contest - THE WINNERS!

Unread postby HFMJ » Tue Mar 07, 2017 6:29 am  

I'm sorry for taking so long, but it was a really hard choice. I will take the half brick from Thirdway Industries. Thank you very much!
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Re: 2016 Decks of the Year Contest - THE WINNERS!

Unread postby Sunz » Tue Mar 07, 2017 8:12 am  

I'm so happy to see that I reached the top 10, couldn't be more happier, it was so difficult to choose between so many options!

Congratulation for the deck designers, especially to my italian friends Lorenzo and Giovanni! Congratulation for the other contestants!

A very big THANK YOU to whoever donated, and of course to Mike and Joe to have this made possible. It is a long job to get the votes all together and prepare the results, so, really thank you!

This year will be awesome too!
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Re: 2016 Decks of the Year Contest - THE WINNERS!

Unread postby Thirdway Industries » Tue Mar 07, 2017 9:15 am  

Hello there!

@HFMJ
Congrats for winning! I'm very happy you picked my half brick as prize :) It's an honour!
I should have already sent you a PM with a link for pay a small shipping contribution (but I added a free shipping + discount code on anything on www.thirdwayindustries.com ;) ).
I may also add some extras ^_^
If you need to reach me fast, use mail giovanni -at- thirdway.it, I don't recieve mail notifications from UC (strange)

@Sunz - yeahh thank you hehe
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Re: 2016 Decks of the Year Contest - THE WINNERS!

Unread postby misterharmanko » Tue Mar 07, 2017 12:26 pm  

HFMJ wrote:I'm sorry for taking so long, but it was a really hard choice. I will take the half brick from Thirdway Industries. Thank you very much!


Congrats on 1st place HFMJ, Good choice. I was also considering The Thirdway decks.

The problem with scoring highly is that there are too many great prizes to choose from.

I would like to take the mixed brick from Cherrynukacola as my prize please. Many Thanks. :D
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Re: 2016 Decks of the Year Contest - THE WINNERS!

Unread postby montecarlojoe » Tue Mar 07, 2017 3:20 pm  

Great choice - if you PM him I'm sure he'd be happy to arrange getting them to you!

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Re: 2016 Decks of the Year Contest - THE WINNERS!

Unread postby 52Ravens » Tue Mar 07, 2017 4:49 pm  

Congratulations to all the winners, 2016 was a great year for deck design, I can't wait to see what 2017 offers :ucstar:
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Re: 2016 Decks of the Year Contest - THE WINNERS!

Unread postby Räpylätassu » Tue Mar 07, 2017 5:09 pm  

52Ravens wrote:Congratulations to all the winners, 2016 was a great year for deck design, I can't wait to see what 2017 offers :ucstar:


Well I certainly hope that 2017 offers a new deck from you. Or two.

Why is Kirk still a deck artist and not verified designer? Mike come explain this...
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Re: 2016 Decks of the Year Contest - THE WINNERS!

Unread postby Thedissident001 » Tue Mar 07, 2017 8:01 pm  

Hey everyone,

Sincerest thanks to everyone for organising the competition and the generous donations made by the respective members.

For my third place prize, I would be honoured to select Shermjacks Tier 1 prize, the full set of Carat cases. I own a precious few of these already and they really put a shine on the presentation of my prized decks. I'll be in touch with shermjack about arranging delivery including contribution toward postage costs.

I think it's flyers3003 to select next?

Thanks again,
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