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  1. HarmanKardon

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    (Refering to post # 15)

    Okay, there is somebody whose English is much better than mine... :biggrin: ... don't beat me - Ernie, James... :D

    This nice member, let's call him - he wants to remain anonymous - Oneriphy ;), recommended two words to me. The first one is citation, the second one is accolade. Being a harman kardon aficionado, I would like to prefer the first one over the second one, but after looking up both words in several dictionaries, I think that the second one fits better in this context.

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  2. luvvinvinyl

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    Permit me a bit of pedantry, but typical usage would have accolades refer to the praise which culminated in you receiving the citation that is the plaque.

    "Chris received accolades from all the people who voted for him, so he is the recipient of this year's citation as Member of the Year."

    Thanks to you, and the anonymous member, for the vocabulary lesson.
     
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  3. luvvinvinyl

    luvvinvinyl Admin Staff Member Admin Subscriber

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    For a bit more history, between the earliest plaques, mine and EchoWars three, and the latest four, was this series, beginning in 2006, with merrylander.

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  4. dcmfan

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    How about "commemoration"? Or "token of our appreciation"? "Keepsake" is a nice one, but probably more suitable for a souvenir from a trip or a visit.
     
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  5. 4-2-7

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    Thats a nice one too, solid walnut board and with the black it pops. The blue on mine matches the McIntosh blue in my system though and the site has always had a blue logo.
     
  6. 4-2-7

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    :idea: I'm going to need to work harder:bowdown:
     
  7. mkane

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    well here's a pat on the back
     
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  8. 4-2-7

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    Who how and why?

    You seem to not like to quote people but like to drop comments in threads and have people try to figure out what your saying or mean.
     
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  9. mkane

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    Pat on the back is for you, the thread starter.
     
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  10. HarmanKardon

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    Who designed these plaques? All variations look very tasteful!
     
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  11. luvvinvinyl

    luvvinvinyl Admin Staff Member Admin Subscriber

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    Version one was Kamakiri, our illustrious founder.

    Versions two and three were your humble servant. <blushing> A sharp eye will notice that I tried to stay true to the original design, while injecting a bit of my own into the finished product.

    Thanks.
     
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  12. HarmanKardon

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    How about "trophy"? I think that's not so good because it mostly is a figure, a cup, a belt or something like that. Most likely "plaque" is the actually the best one.
     
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  13. mkane

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    And just a dust collector
     
  14. 4-2-7

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    Some people take care of their homes and possessions, dusting what we have in our homes is just part of life.
     
  15. mkane

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    No shit. An effing trophy collects a hell of a lot more dust that a plaque. That was the point of my statement.
     
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  16. Pio1980

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    Just remember, "plaque" , not plague.
     
  17. dcmfan

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    Yes - "plaque" is the right word for the object. I think the best word for the category might be "award".

    As in:

    A - "I got an award from AudioKarma!"

    B - "Congratulations - was it a trophy, a plaque or a certificate?"

    A - "It was a plaque!"
     
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  18. buglegirl

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    My My

    You woke up on the wrong side of Sunshine today.

    Frannie
     
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  19. 4-2-7

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    I think it's more his post are not clear or convey with a complete sentence as to what's on his mind. Then others need to question the meaning or just guess at it, either way it can bring friction.
     
  20. buglegirl

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    Agreed but not everything is a simple text message. I am afraid its become a world of confusing sound bite type of posts.

    Anyhow don't want to stray this thread too much but I felt something needed to be said.

    Keep positive threads POSITIVE and its all good.

    Enough negative posts and threads here as it is.

    Frannie
     
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