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Monthly Blog (2008: Best of the Best Edition)...

It is been 6 months since I started blogging about my monthly activities after joing the monthly blog union and I enjoyed it a lot, I thought of adding my personal touch at the end of the year and posting a special edition blog post selecting the best of the best, and I mean by that selecting the best from all my monthly blogs. Hope you enjoy it ;)

iWatch:

just a side note: Nominees are the winners from each month during 2008

DVD movie of the year

Nominees:

- Memento.
- Street Kings.
- In Bruges.
- Fight Club.
- 4 Months 3 Weeks 2 Days.
- The Prestige.

WINNER: The Prestige

RUNNER UP: Fight Club

TV movie of the year

Nominees:

- School for Scoundrels.
- Family Man.
- The Mist.
- CJ7.

WINNER: The Mist

RUNNER UP: School for Scoundrels

Cinema movie of the year

Nominees:

- The Dark Knight.
- Tropic Thunder.
- Death Race.
- Bolt.

WINNER: The Dark Knight

RUNNER UP: Tropic Thunder

Blu-Ray movie of the year

Nominees:

- The Lookout.

WINNER: The Lookout

Anime movie of the year

Nominees:

- The Cat Returns.
- Naruto Movie 3.
- The Dog of Flanders.

WINNER: The Dog of Flanders

RUNNER UP: The Cat Returns

Anime series of the year

Nominees:

- Bleach 1 - 64.
- Kure-nai.
- Sekirei.

WINNER: Kure-nai

RUNNER UP: Bleach

Honorable Mention of the year

Nominees:

- WALL-E.
- Sword of the Stranger.
- Grave of the Fireflies.
- Persepolis.
- Leon the Professional.

WINNER: Leon the Professional

RUNNER UP: WALL-E

Overall iWatch of the year

WINNER: The Prestige.

RUNNER UP:
Leon the Professional
Kure-nai

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iPlay:

Game of the year

Nominees:

- Okami (Wii).
- Half Life (PC).
- Donkey Kong Country 2 (SNES).
- Metal Gear Solid 4 (PS3).
- Final Fantasy XII (PS2).
- Zack and Wiki (Wii).

WINNER: Metal Gear Solid 4

RUNNER UP:
Final Fantasy XII
Okami

Virtual Item of the year

Nominees:

- Negotiator weapon (Rathcet and Clank Tools of Destruction).
- Drum Barrel (Metal Gear Solid 4).
- Nihopalaoa (Final Fantasy XII).
- Super Nova (Jak X: Combat Racing).

WINNER: Nihopalaoa (Final Fantasy XII)

RUNNER UP: Super Nova (Jak X: Combat Racing)

Hero of the year

Nominees:

WINNER: Solid Snake (Metal Gear Solid 4)

RUNNER UP: Balthier (Final Fantasy XII)

Villian of the year

Nominees:

WINNER: Vamp (Metal Gear Solid 4)

RUNNER UP: Doctor Cid (Final Fantasy XII)

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iBuy:

Acquisition of the year:

WINNER: Fishing Rod

RUNNER UP: Metal Gear Solid 4

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iRead:

Book of the year

Nominees:

- The Body in the Library (by Agatha Christie, Arabic edition).
- The Clocks (by Agatha Christie, Arabic edition).
- Sad Cypress (by Agatha Christie, Arabic edition).

WINNER: Sad Cypress

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iListen:

Song of the year

Nominees:

- Romantic City by T-SQUARE
- Escape!
- Bark at the Moon, Ozzy Osbourne
- Carry On Wayward Son, Kansas
-
Metal Gear Saga, MGS4

WINNER: Romantic City, T-SQUARE

RUNNER UP: Metal Gear Saga, MGS4

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iAward:

Image of the year

Virtual babe of the year

Nominees:

WINNER:


Fran, Final Fantasy XII

RUNNER UP:

Misubi, Anime series Sekirei

Virtual Hottie of the year

Nominees:

WINNER: Manny Calavera, Grim Fandango (Left Picture)

RUNNER UP: Balthie, Final Fantasy XII (Middle Picture)

Surprise of the year

Nominees:

- Gifts I recieved at my Birthday.
- World of Goo.
- Final Fantasy XII, second playtime.
- Fallout 3, secondhand.

WINNER: World of Goo

RUNNER UP: Gifts I recieved at my Birthday

Disapointement of the year

Nominees:

- End of summer vacation.
- Can't use my credit card to buy PSN games.
- Didn't buy Rock Band 2 yet.
- Last Remnant review.
- White Knight Chronicles's Famitsu's review.

WINNER: White Knight Chronicles's Famitsu's review

RUNNER UP: Can't use my credit card to buy PSN games

OVERALL BEST OF THE YEAR

Nominees:

- Okami.
- Final Fantasy XII.
- Metal Gear Solid 4.
- Bleach.
- Fishing using my new fishing rod.
- The Prestige.

WINNER: Metal Gear Solid 4

RUNNER UP: Fishing using my new fishing rod

I hope you enjoyed my special edition 2008 best of the best monthly blog, until next year :D

- Ali -