Mefloraine, 5camp, and rabbitpoets began an elimination tournament for 96 hand-picked anime blogs. Characteristically (for the drama-laden blogosphere), this effort resulted in controversy and recriminations. Perhaps the most heated criticism came at Kurogane’s blog and at NovaJinx. Zaitcev briefly accused 5camp of desiring more traffic before retracting the statement.
“People” do not organize these things because they are “bored”. All it is, is a cynical scheme by Scamp to drive visits to his site, nothing more, nothing less. It has less with boredom and more with advertisement revenue.
Although, the current site is away from the CD and runs no ads. So, maybe he is bored after all.
Casval offered repeated criticisms of the tournament, centering on its failure to contact participants, which Kabitzin noted.
Kabitzin @5camp@rabbitpoets Comments on that post really opened my eyes to how hateful and quick to judge @kurogane_s and some of his readers are