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    Default Best Comedy Tournament: Nominations and Discussion

    Here it is, folks, our long-awaited third genre tournament. The horror and sci-fi tournaments were really fun, so it was decided to keep it going, and here we are.

    This thread is for nominating the entries that will comprise our tournament and discussing them. The process is simple and has evolved a little over the last few tournaments we've held. A person can nominate as many titles as they want, as long as there have been five other nominations in between. Each nomination has to be seconded by someone else in order to make it onto the overall list, and anyone can second anything anytime.

    Once 200 titles have been seconded, nominating and seconding is done and the tournament will begin. Here's the structure:
    • Round 1: 20 groups of 10 titles - top 6 move on
    • Round 2: 15 groups of 8 titles - top 4 move on
    • Round 3: 12 groups of 5 titles - top 2 move on
    • Octofinals: 8 groups of 3 titles - top 1 moves on
    • Quarterfinals: 4 groups of 2 titles - top 1 moves on
    • Semifinals: 2 groups of 2 titles - top 1 moves on
    • Finals: 1 group of 2 titles - top 1 is the winner

    And here we go!

    The complete list of nominees (seconded titles):


    The complete list of nominees (titles not seconded):


    Tournament Schedule





    Round 3


    Octofinals
    May 8
    May 11
    Quarterfinals
    May 18
    May 20
    Semifinals
    May 27
    Finals
    June 3
    Last edited by mae; 06-03-2015 at 06:47 AM.

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    Dumb and Dumber (1994) seconded.

    To get this out of the way, nominating our eventual winner, Bringing Up Baby.

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    Monty Python's Life of Brian

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    Quote Originally Posted by skyofcrack View Post
    Monty Python's Life of Brian
    Seconded.

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    Quote Originally Posted by T-Dogz_AK47 View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by pablo View Post

    To get this out of the way, nominating our eventual winner, Bringing Up Baby.
    Seconded.

    “Suddenly, like a thing falling upon me from without, came fear.” – H.G. Wells

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    Quote Originally Posted by Girlystevedave View Post
    Monty Python and the Holy Grail
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    Only one at a time please. Which one?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Girlystevedave View Post
    Monty Python and the Holy Grail
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    You can only nominate one film at a time.

    You will need to wait until another 5 films have been nominated until you can nominate another.

    I will second your nomination for Monty Python and the Holy Grail, though...

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    Quote Originally Posted by pathoftheturtle View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by pablo View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by T-Dogz_AK47 View Post
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    I'm just going to say it now so I don't forget. Thank you, Pablo for hosting this tournament. It's a lot of work. Thanks to everybody else involved as well.

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