Hello, again. I'm back, with some very interesting news today. First of all, I'm very disappointed that The Boredom Buster Podcast Episode 8 has not come out yet. I contacted Noah and Hallie about when it would come out, but they haven't answered me back, and Noah hasn't been on The Soda Shop, either. Oh, well. Okay, I guess I'd better get to the big news.

***Excuse me, Mister Judge? Yes, what is it, Simon? It's the Curtis case, sir, the jury wants an answer RIGHT NOW. Okay, thanks a lot, Simon, I'd better get down there. Could you do me a favor? Of course, sir, what is it? Watch my room for me. If anybody calls just take a message for me. Yes, sir. Thank you so much, Simon, I owe you one.***

***Hmm.... What is this? The Old Judge has a website? Twists and Turns.....exciting and indepth look.....blog....interesting news today....Ooh, he has notes on his desk. I don't think he'd mind. That's a good idea.***

Hello, everybody, I'm Simon Jones. I am an associate of The Old Judge. We both work at The Campbell County Courthouse. I've worked here for seven years, but I have no idea how long the Judge has worked here. Seriously, I've been very good friends with him for several years, and I have no idea what his name is. I don't know if he has a name. Okay, back to me. I have a wonderful wife of sixteen years named Dorothy, and two wonderful kids, Barrett and Emily.
Apparently Alex Jefferson from Just Another AIO Blog has begun something similar to the Avery Awards called "AIO Websters". Now, could somebody please explain to me what "AIO" means. Oh, well. Here are the nominees.

Best Website Nominees (Apparently these pertain only to the active websites, with no blogs.)
1).The Odyssey Scoop
2).Twists and Turns
3).The AIO Update
4).The Changing Times

Best Blog Nominees
1).The Unofficial AIO Blog
2).Just Another AIO Blog
3).The Voice of Odyssey 
4).Out of Control in Odyssey
5).Down Odyssey Lane
6).The AIO Fan's Life
7).The Adventures in Odyssey Blog 

Hold it. Odyssey? Not like it's weird or anything, maybe I just didn't know, but several of these sound like they talk about our town. Never mind. Back to the nominees.

Best Feature Nominees (This category includes all pages/features onwebsites or blogs.)
1).Adventures in Connellsville (Just Another AIO Blog)
2).The Imagination Station (TNT and UAIOB)
3).The U.S.S. Response (Just Another AIO Blog and UAIOB)
4).The Courtroom (TNT)
5).Odyssey Addict (The Odyssey Scoop)
6).The Adventures in Odyssey Search Engine (The AIO Blog)
7).Editorials (The AIO Update)

Best Post Nominees (This category narrows down the best posts of many AIO websites/blogs)
1).One Month Anniversary!...And I'm Celebrating With Orbs (TNT)
2).Nothing New, Nothing Old (The Voice of Odyssey)
3).Weekly Feature:7/1/12-Interview with Wooton Bassett and The Old Judge (Just Another AIO Blog)
4).The Top 5 All-Time Best AIO Blogs and Websites (The Unofficial AIO Blog)
5).Celebrating 10 Years Since Novacom (The Changing Times)

Best Podcast Nominees
1).The Boredom Buster Podcast
2).The Whit's End Podcast (WHAT?!!)
3).The Ceiling Fan Podcast 
4).Abby and Mandie's Adventures in Odyssey Podcast
5).The AIO BlogCast
6).The Odyssey ScoopCast

Best Podcast Episode Nominees (The Podcast Episode category will choose the best episode out of all the notable recent ones)
1).BBP Interview with David Griffin Parts 1-4
2).AIO BlogCast Sibling Spies Audio Drama
3).The Ceiling Fan Podcast: "To Survive and Protect"
4).The Odyssey ScoopCast Interview with Kimmy Robertson Parts 1-4

Best Message Board Nominees
1).The Town of Odyssey
2).Campbell County ***What is the Old Judge doing?***
3).The Soda Shop Message Boards
4).Exclusive AIO Forum

Best New Site/Podcast/Blog Nominees
1).Just Another AIO Blog
2).Twists and Turns
3).The Unofficial AIO Blog
4).The Boredom Buster Podcast
5).Down Odyssey Lane
6).Out of Control in Odyssey
7).Abby and Mandie's Adventures in Odyssey Podcast

You can vote for the nominees by contacting Alex Jefferson at The Soda Shop Message Boards or email him at CreativeThinker101@gmail.com . The winners will be announced at the end of August.

Alex Jefferson has released his third installment of Adventures in Connellsville. Okay, I'm not going to lie. I have no idea what's going on. A website called Campbell County, something referencing Connellsville, I don't know. Maybe The Old Judge will explain it to me later. Anyway, according to the Judge's notes, this installment involves a hockey mask, a detective, tambourines, maracas, and ....the Mulligans? OH! They're those people between Odenton and Odyssey that own the zoo. Both The Old Judge and myself have held court cases with them. You can check that out at http://www.justanotheraioblog.blogspot.com/p/adventures-in-connellsville.html . Also, Alex has released a new U.S.S. Response, so go check that out.

Apparently, there is a brother and sister named Josh and Ally Ko who run an Odyssey blog called "Out of Control in Odyssey". Well, according to the Judge's notes, they have relased a review of "Family Portraits 01:Whit's Visitor". Also, in his notes, the Judge says that the reviews are divided into something called, "The Odyssey Times" (That's our newspaper.), that covers interesting facts about each episode, and the review itself. The link is http://odysseyoutofcontrol.blogspot.com/2012/07/fp-1-whits-visitor.html .

***Simon, I'm back. Did anybody call? No, sir. Thank you very much. My pleasure, sir. Oh, next time we meet I have some questions to ask you. Okay. Goodbye, Simon.***

***Hmm, I wonder what that was about. Well, time to get to TNT. Oh, look at that. Simon messed with my computer. Wow. He did good. I'm getting an idea.....***

Okay, I'm back. Just some miscellaneous news. "Cast & Crew: Take 2" will be up in a couple of weeks. And you can see part of the logo already up. It will be a cast and crew page, but for fans such as Jacob Isom, Brendon McFarlane, Austin Peachey, and others who are great assets to the Adventures in Odyssey online fan community. Also, I think Simon did good. Normally I don't ask you to comment, but if you could give me your opinions on Simon, that would be greatly appreciated. And don't forget to vote on AIO Websters. That's all for now, so stay tuned, and I hope you enjoy Twists and Turns!
                                                                                                              ---The Old Judge

Awesome post! Simon did a good job. Thanks for listing all my nominees. I hope you'll vote.


Like I told Mr. Thinker...its going to be difficult for me to vote on AIO Websters with so many lovely choices. GAH!


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