The flowers are blooming, the fruits have ripened, and it’s time to harvest The Best of 2017! Join Michael (/u/Bookshelfstud), Eliana (/u/Glass_Table_Girl), Jen (/u/Jen_Snow), and Aaron (/u/AdmiralKird) as they dive into the real “meat and potatoes” of r/asoiaf. How do the Best of’s Really Work? What Analysis make you want to applaud with tears in your eyes and what theories make you want to drive a chevy into the Grand Canyon? What ASOIAF POV would be best poster on the Subreddit? Find it all out on MM10.
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0:00:00 Introduction Montage
0:09:33 “What POV would you switch places with?”
-Best of 2017 Awards-
0:21:00 “The Best ofs – How do they Work?”
0:25:25 The Alchemist Award – The Theory Most likely to Make You Want to Light Yourself on Fire
/u/Dayne_in_a_Shed for “The sordid truth about the Tower of ‘Joy'” – https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/6gzao6/spoilers_main_the_sordid_truth_about_the_tower_of/
0:31:05 Best Catch Award – The Nicest Catch
/u/ExplodingOctopus125 for “Robert and Rhaegar are the evil villains of each other’s fairy tale” – https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/7149a7/spoilers_main_robert_and_rhaegar_are_the_evil/
0:38:24 The Dolorous Edd Award – The Funniest One Liner
/u/st_sebastian on “what should be the title of the last episode of HBO GoT” – https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/72saa8/spoilers_extended_what_should_the_name_of_the/dnkxn4i/
0:41:27 The Citadel Award – The Best Researched Theory/Analysis
/u/themurphysue for “Sansa’s Bolton plotline, two years later: what did it bring and what did it rob us of?” – https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/6wrad3/spoilers_extended_sansas_bolton_plotline_two/
0:43:31 Best Theory Analysis Award
/u/YezenIRL for “The Identity of Urrathon Nightwalker is…” – https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/771zmm/spoilers_extended_the_identity_of_urrathon/
0:48:00 Best Character Analysis Award
/u/Defekted66 for “Bloodraven, Shepherd of Fate” – https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/6jgd8u/spoilers_extended_bloodraven_shepherd_of_fate/
/u/zombie-bait for “A Falling Star in Westeros Part I: Analyzing Ashara Dayne” – https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/7k06m2/spoilers_extended_a_falling_star_in_westeros_part/
0:57:17 Comment of the Year
/u/BehindtheQuaithe for “uncovering the true motive of the Others” – https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/696m0b/spoilers_extended_shiny_theory_thursday/dh47hlf/?context=10000
/u/Lemonwizard for “A Comment on Sansa Stark” – https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/6p2xjz/spoilers_extended_littlefinger_trailer_nonsense/dkmjl67/
1:10:13 The Shinest Tinfoil Award – The Craziest, yet maybe plausible, Theory
/u/DragonTamer02 for “Cersei was cloned.” – https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/6o35uh/spoilers_main_theory_cersei_was_cloned/
/u/IllyrioMoParties for “Let’s speculate wildly about the possibility that Renly was Robert’s son” – https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/7hhmof/spoilers_extended_lets_speculate_wildly_about_the/
1:19:59 Best New Theory Award
/u/aowshadow for “Robert ‘Sweetrobin’ Baelish” – https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/6ukksn/spoilers_extended_robert_sweetrobin_baelish/
/u/feldman10 for “TWOW Prologue Theory: The Silent Man” – https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/6a10i3/spoilers_extended_twow_prologue_theory_the_silent/
1:30:19 Post of The Year Award
/u/hollowaydivision for “The So Spake Martin Search Engine” – https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/752ay1/spoilers_extended_how_martin_writes_dissecting/
/u/akimble1 for “How Martin Writes: Dissecting the first page of The Hedge Knight” – https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/5pyp1n/spoilers_extended_the_so_spake_martin_search/
– All artwork was drawn by us (poorly).
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– As always, We make NO MONEY from this, no ads/patreon etc. You can pay us in upvotes and sweet nothings whispered in our ears.
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