The 2005 GMA results are in!  Congratulations to all Winners, Runners-up, and Nominees for the Golden Mushroom Awards!!  The Staff of West of the Moon would like to thank you all for your support and participation in these awards--we hope you'll join us again next year.  Keep writing, everyone!

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Best Visit by Mrs Palm and her Five Daughters
—self-familiarity at its finest


Winner:       Botheration by Bill The Pony  
Runner-up:  
Nexus by Willow-wode


An Impractical Joke, Part 3 by Elycia
The Making of Samwise, Chapter 60 by Bill the Pony
The Lion's Den by Mallorn Gamgee

 


Most Ingenious Sacrifice of Clothing
—the unsubtle Art of the strip tease


Winner:       The Height and Length of Fashion by Mariole (speech)
Runner-up:  
Over His Head by Stranger (speech)
 

A Little Night Music by Ariel
River Song by Elderberry Wine
Sometimes You Remind Me by LadySunrope

 


Best Hobbit Origami
—or, I didn't know that legs could BEND that way!


Winner:       No Promises by Daffodil Bolger
Runner-up:  A New Conspiracy by Princess of Geekland

 

Pinned by Zirconia Bracegirdle
Small Favors by Trilliah
Firedance by Amrunofthesummercountry

 


Best Peep Show
—for those who get off on looking on


Winner:       The Making of Samwise, Chapter 71 by Bill the Pony
Runner-up:  
The Height and Length of Fashion by Mariole (speech)
 

Botheration by Bill The Pony
The Root of the Matter by Mariole
A Visit With Old Friends by Danachan

 


Best Stress Test on Non-Bedroom Furniture
—you're gonna WIPE that table after you're done, right?


Winner:       No Promises by Daffodil Bolger
Runner-up:
  
Barrel Rider by Willow-wode
 

All's Well by Mariole
The Height and Length of Fashion by Mariole
Of a Hobbit and a King by Mews1945

 


Best Tongue-Twister
—need we explain?


Winner:       All That I Had, Chapter 37 by Elenya (speech)
Runner-up:  The Making of Samwise, Chapter 74 by
Bill the Pony
 

Having His Way With Me by Frodosweetstuff
Heart's Ease III: A Painful Pleasure by Annwyn
Nexus by Willow-wode

 


Best Hobbitpile
—the more, the Merryer!


Winner:       Pipe Dreams by Willow-wode
Runner-up:  
Needs Lust by Ghyste
 

Hands Off by Mariole
A Bed of Light by Ruby Nye
Singing Home by Ruby Nye

 


Best Slip 'n Slide
—creative use and style of lubricant


Winner:       Lover's Knot by Elderberry Wine (speech)
Winner:        The Scouring of the Smial by Semyaza (speech)
Runner-up:  Whortleberries by Semyaza (speech)

 

Another Angle by Trianne
A Rose for my Love, Part 4 by Elderberry Wine

 


Best Chick!Frodo
—does Frodo buy his lavender water from Crabtree & Evelyn?


Winner:       An Unexpected Party by Bill the Pony
Runner-up:  
The Coming, The Going, and The Gone by Peachy (speech)
Runner-up:  An Unexpected Birthday by Notabluemaia
 

Divertissement by Kaybrand
Hourglass by Igraine

 


Most Frustrating Fade to Black
—but I’ve been waiting the whole fic just to SEE this part! WAH!!!


Winner:       An Impractical Joke by Elycia
Runner-up:  
All That I Had by Elenya (speech)
 

Heart Shadows by Claudia
The Memory Game by Polecat
Ties That Bind by Blackbird Song

 


Most Intriguing Foot Fetish—mmm…feet...


Winner:       The Adventures of Tom and Barard by Elenya (speech)
Runner-up:  
Concerning Hobbit's Feet by Grey Wonderer (speech)
 

Holding Moonlight by Claudia
Late Start, Early Finish by Lily Baggins
Ranger from the North: Wanderings in the Wild by Claudia

 


Most Creative Use of Vegetables
—I didn't think you could DO that with a carrot!
(Please nominate fics exhibiting the most creative or outrageous use of any food product.)


Winner:       Secret on the Vine by Maura Underhill
Runner-up:  
Mathom by Willow-wode
 

The Gentlehobbit Instructed by Semyaza
Dangerous Fruit by Elderberry Wine
Mushrooms and Man Dragons by Notabluemaia

 


Best Wet 'n Wild
—hobbits are slippery when wet and it’s better so…
(Please nominate fics involving hobbits and water. Ahem.)


Winner:       Rites of Passage, Bag End, Chapter 10 by Willow-wode
Runner-up:  
A Warm, Wet Welcome by Mariole (speech)

There was an error in the GMA process for the 2005 Wet 'n Wild Award.  Details here.

The Secret Life of Nits by Matilda Filch
A Summer's Folly by Elderberry Wine
Treasures of Minas Tirith by Laura Mason

 


The "I'm in the Mood for Love" Award
you want to do that WHERE!?
 (Please nominate fics where consummation takes place in the most creative location.)


Winner:       All's Well by Mariole (speech)
Runner-up:  
The Terror Of Buckland by Aratlithiel
 

Barrel Rider by Willow-wode
Lover's Knot by Elderberry Wine
Of Yellow Leaves and Gossamer by Igraine

 


The Tie-Me-Up Tie-Me-Down Award
—excellence in light hobbit bondage


Winner:       Bound by Melanie Athene (speech)
Runner-up:  The Height and Length of Fashion by Mariole (speech)
 

Needs Lust by Ghyste
Hands Off by Mariole
High Spirits by Elanor Gardner

 


The Honorary Frodo Award: Damn, he really IS a screamer, isn't he?
(Please nominate fics where a hobbit achieves excellence in vocal appreciation of his current situation.)


Winner:       The Making of Samwise, Chapter 73 by Bill the Pony
Runner-up:  Counterpoint: Discord by Daffodil Bolger

 

Where An Argument Leads You by Dana
An Impractical Joke by Elycia
The Height and Length of Fashion by Mariole

 


The Honorary Sam Award: Coming, Sir!
(Please nominate fics in where a hobbit achieves excellence in climax, otherwise known as the best orgasm award.)


Winner:       The Height and Length of Fashion by Mariole (speech)
Winner:       The Making of Samwise, Chapter 73 by Bill the Pony
Runner-up:  
An Impractical Joke by Elycia
 

The Field by Singe Addams
The Lion's Den by Mallorn Gamgee

 


The Identity Crisis Award for OCs
Am I just here to screw Frodo, or do I have a life of my own?


Winner:       Hourglass by Igraine (speech)
Runner-up:  
The Adventures of Tom and Barard by Elenya (speech)
 

Not Like That by Aina
All's Fair by Inkling
Make Me a Song by Lost Owl

 


Most Unusual Pairing
Don’t put that in your mouth, you don’t know where it’s been!


Winner:       The Bone That He Boned from Its Owner by Lily Baggins (speech)
Winner:      
Rustle Of Spring by Elderberry Wine (speech)
Runner-up:  
Wormtongue by Mariole (speech)
 

Pale Stars of Hollin by Claudia
Heed No Nightly Noises by Ariel

 


The Pucker Up Award—Hey there, handsome, wanna suck face?
(Best Kiss.)


Winner:       Kissing Frodo by Cassiopeia
Runner-up:  
The Last Kiss by Annwyn (speech)
 

The Elf Prince and the Gardener by Melanie Athene
Hawt Chocolate by Singe Addams
Make Me a Song by Lost Owl

 


The Honorary Pippin Award: Are we there YET?!
(Please nominate fics where a hobbit pair achieves excellence in sustained foreplay.)


Winner:       The Height and Length of Fashion by Mariole (speech)
Runner-up:  
The Perfect Match by Tiriel
 

The Contest by illyria
Mathom by Willow-wode
The Secret Life of Nits by Matilda Filch

 


The Honorary Merry Award:  We’re coming too!!
(Please nominate fics where a hobbit pair achieves excellence in simultaneous climax.)


Winner:       All That I Had by Elenya (speech)
Runner-up:  Counterpoint by Daffodil Bolger

 

Cleansed by Laura Mason
High Spirits by Elanor Gardner
The Field by Singe Addams

 

 

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