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Dec 27, 2008

Do you feel it, Zach?
My coffee warned me about it.

:shibe: Welcome to the Something Awful Top Dog Tournament! :cheerdoge:

The Something Awful Top Dog Tournament is a competition to determine the top dog across this whole forum (SA, not only Games). Think you know a pooch who's up for the task? Nominate a dog, win the subforum round, and take on the top dogs from subforums across SA!

How does it work? :eng101:

The three stages of the Top Dog Tournament are:
1) Subforum Nomination - Each participating subforum has a nomination thread for posters to nominate potential Top Dogs
2) Subforum Voting - Each subforum votes to determine the champion that will represent them in the forumwide vote
3) Forumwide Voting - The champions from every subforum go head to head to determine the Top Dog of the Tournament

This thread is Stage 1: Subforum Nomination

To nominate a dog for the tournament, please post ONCE AND ONLY ONCE in this thread in the following format:
  • Dog name
  • One sentence about why this dog is a good dog
  • Picture of dog

An example of a properly formatted nomination post is as follows:



Otis is a good dog because he once ate an entire loaf of pumpkin bread and pooped bright orange for two days

Nominations will be open until at least Wednesday, March 1. Polls for subforum voting will open shortly after.

Questions and Answers
  • Do I have to post my own dog?
    No! Post any dog you like.

  • Can I nominate more than one dog?
    No! Please nominate only one dog and choose one subforum to nominate in.

  • Does the dog I nominate have to be a real dog?
    Nope! Paintings, cartoons, doodles, ASCII art, it's all fine. The only condition is that the dog must be Good.

  • Can I vote in subforums I don't actively participate in?
    Definitely! Please visit all the participating subforums so you don't miss any dogs.

  • Where can I talk about the dogs that I like and dislike?
    The voting threads are a great place to talk about the dogs you like! Please only post nominations in the nomination thread.

    It is illegal to dislike any dogs

  • Won't the big subforums crowd out the little ones during the final vote?
    Who knows and who cares!

  • Who should I talk to if I have questions?
    The mod of each subforum is a good place to start. You can also ask tournament organizer pig slut lisa any questions or post in QCS.

  • Who's a good boy?
    All of them :3:


Aug 2, 2004

'n suddenly there was a terrible roar all around us 'n the sky was full of what looked like 'uge bats, all swooping 'n screeching 'n divin' around the ute.

She is a good dog because it was all her work, all along.

Sep 14, 2000


D-Dog is the best because he has an eyepatch and kills people with a knife

Captain Invictus
Apr 5, 2005

Clever Betty

My dog Rosie because despite someone throwing her into a river in a plastic bag as a puppy, she survived and we rescued her and she's the best, she meows, coos, barks and grumbles, she chases her tail until she runs headfirst into a wall, she likes to walk between my legs and have me scratch that part of her chest/neck area where her legs can't reach, she is part mastiff part doberman, all muscle, though the mastiff part is decidedly overtaken by the doberman part, before she got older(she's 13 now, below are older photos), she would routinely jump the 4.5 foot high fence we put around the backyard to keep her in in the first place, go on a grand adventure terrorizing the neighbor's chickens or eating squirrels around the neighborhood, and then come home after a few hours and chill on the front step until we let her back inside, these two photos are still my favorite photos of her, partially because every other one I take is blurry as hell because she won't sit still, partially because they're good shots, this is all one sentence technically

Captain Invictus fucked around with this message at 14:33 on Feb 25, 2017

Dec 27, 2008

Do you feel it, Zach?
My coffee warned me about it.

Looks like our top dogs will be in close competition with Let's Play's top dogs.

Parasol Prophet
Aug 31, 2012

We Are Best Friends Now.


He is a good dog because we took him to the vet one day and found out that he is actually like 7 years older than we thought he was, so that means he must be some kind of superdog.

May 13, 2012

Hootin and shootin

This is Kirby.
Kirby is a Good Dog because he has completed the Pokedex.

Jonas Albrecht
Jun 7, 2012


Dec 27, 2008

Do you feel it, Zach?
My coffee warned me about it.

This is Kubrick.

Who's a good boy? Who's a good boy? Who never asked for this?

Jul 21, 2007


This is Reilly.

Reilly is a good dog because no matter what kind of day I'm having she just wants to be close to me because I'm her favorite.

Apr 26, 2014

Hell Gem

This is my dog, Patches, on the beach.

Patches is dead, so if he doesn't win that automatically makes you a terrible person. :twisted:

Apr 20, 2005

Help a hero out!

Missile from Ghost Trick

He helps you solve a crime, and he's really good at barking

Oct 26, 2003

I'm just saying, there's a nonzero chance Trump has a really toad penis.


Gooch lets his toddler girl buddy give him hugs, even though he doesn't really like hugs, because hugs make her happy.

Feb 25, 2010

ahhh fuck its the rats again

Rusty, the cool dog

He is a good dog.

Oct 16, 2013

Rasheed was, with Aliases, the top 7 PvPers in Bone Krew.

No one talks about this.

This is Coco

Coco likes to sleep with her tongue out

We dresssed her up with an Ewok costume for Halloween but she looked pathetic and she was too chunky to fit the rest of the outfit on

So we put on something that suited her curves better

Coco has a sister named Chanel but since this is a one dog show we only are entering Coco

Vote YA DOG COCO COUCH games dog 2017

Aug 25, 2010

Marching Powder is objectively the worst poster known. He also needs to learn how a keyboard works.


This is Mishka. Mishka is the best dog ever due to her impressive Wookie mimicry, destructive prowess, ability to attempt self medication leading to expensive vet bills, but most of all, her ability to fit in a small wooden box due to now being composed of ash due to a fatal case of being too old for life.

Jan 24, 2008


Cid is a good dog because he is a grumpy little old man, much like his namesake Cid (FF4), as he alternates between laying in the sunny spots that migrate their way across the apartment and spending time in his living room pillow fort.

E; reduced to 1 sentence and 1 picture.

Nephzinho fucked around with this message at 21:15 on Mar 1, 2017

Jun 3, 2011


Kaya is a good dag because she is the kindest soul ever, unless you're a critter in which case she is a godless killing machine.


Jonas Albrecht
Jun 7, 2012

I don't know whose dog this is, but she sat down with me and chilled for awhile before moving on. May have been a spirit guide.

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