So what was popular, well-rated, or highly-commented? The answers may surprise you . . .
Yesterday, Flayrah published the first article tagged as opinion where the topic's relation to the furry fandom was particularly light. Many might even say non-existent. It was a topic of personal interest to the author, who happens to be the main editor at this site.
In the past, when other furry sites made major decisions or policy changes, Flayrah would report on them, and people would give their opinions. In this tradition, I feel it necessary to examine these articles and why they could have been so poorly received, and consider Flayrah's future.
1,782 ballots were cast in this year's voting, an increase of almost 30% on last year.
Only the winners were announced at the ceremony. However, due to a policy change voted upon by the ALAA Committee, the vote order of all nominees is available on the UMA website.
Read on for results. The story includes contributions from Fred Patten.
2011 was a busy year for Flayrah, with over 80,000 front-page visitors. More than half went on to read a story; others jumped directly to them. But which of our 350 stories did they like, and what might occasional readers have missed?
For historical purposes, a collection of links and other tidbits posted to Newsbytes in August.
First, an 11th award category, Recommended/Best Website, for any website that does not fall into other categories, has been added, taking websites out of the non-award Miscellany category. The websites ActFur On Air, Artists Beware, The Belfry WebComics Index, Matrices.net Costuming, WikiFur, and Xana Creations Furcast are already recommended.
Second, Flayrah has been moved from the Website to the Magazine category.