Two weeks ago, Fanboys Anonymous, a geek culture website, launched their 2nd Annual Internet Goddess Tournament. The tournament pits 32 women of the internet into deadly one on one battles, until only one remains to receive the title of “Internet Goddess”. By deadly battle, I mean that fans vote on their favorite, with the winner advancing to the next round. I am of course writing about this because Catie Wayne is one of the participants. In fact, she is the current reigning Goddess as she won the first tournament. Dave wrote about it last year. She received a plaque for the win, but has unfortunately never posted a picture of her holding it.
Catie’s first opponent this year is a YouTuber and Viner by the name of Gabbie. Her YouTube channel is The Gabbie Show. Catie is currently winning this round with a score of 195 – 117 (63% of the votes). The poll should be closing soon, so Catie will definitely be advancing to the next round where she will most likely be facing her good friend Anna Brisbin (Brizzy Voices). Looks like Catie’s other good friend, Laina Morris (Overly Attached Girlfriend), will also be advancing. Laina is currently beating Collen Ballinger, who nearly beat Catie last year in the semi-finals. If Laina wins all her matches, she would face Catie in the semi-finals (because we all know Catie will win her matches).
Something that I find a little interesting in these match ups are the vote totals. Catie’s match up has a current total of 312 votes, but the other 7 match ups going on right now have less than 25 votes. This was a common thing last year as well. Most match ups were getting a fraction of the votes to what Catie and her opponents were receiving. Gabbie is one of the lesser known people in these 8 matches. Why does she have so many votes? Is it a coincidence that Catie keeps facing people who have many fans participating, or do her opponents get large totals because of an anti-Catie vote?
Catie’s match against Brizzy will probably start in two weeks. These past two weeks has been the first half of the tournament bracket and I think the other half starts today. I’ll continue updating this post with news and links as they become available.
Update: Round 2, has been in progress since May 18, Catie vs Brizzy.
Vidcon 2014 is starting today, Thursday June 26 2014 and Catie is there
I am also here at Vidcon and I will get to meet Catie and I plan on providing pictures and videos. Here is a review of videos found from last year’s Vidcon that I had added subtitles to months ago but never put it online until now:
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^ vidcon 2013 ^
If you have trouble viewing it, try it from the dropbox link.
Update 7/2/2014: Vidcon 2014 was great! I met Catie and other good friends from Catie’s fandom community for the first time, and had a blast. Numerous pictures and videos to be posted here probably by the end of the weekend. Group photo already shown below.
Below: “Suddenly a Star” panel at Vidcon, featuring Catie, Rebecca Black, John Cozart / Paint, Laina Morris / Overly Attached Girlfriend, Sara Maria Forsberg / Smoukahontas, Colleen Ballinger / Miranda Sings, GloZell Green, and moderated by Petar Mandich.
Round 1 Catie beat Chet Siegel with 97% of the votes.
Ro.und 2 Catie beat Lindsey Stirling with 83% of the votes.
Round 3 Catie beat Taylor Davis with 65% of the votes.
Round 4 Catie is currently beating Colleen Ballinger with only 52% of 1361 votes.
** Edit: 3 hours later: Catie has 55% of the 1562 votes.
** Edit: 11 hours later: THANK YOU EVERYONE! Catie currently has 66% of the 2247 votes!
** Edit: the next day: Catie still had 66% of the votes earlier today, but now she has 50% of 4259. Votes are desperately needed again! Please help!
Edit: Mar 22 2014 – Catie won round 4 with 59% of the votes! It was close and there were over 16000 votes counted. She has advanced onto the finals that are supposedly open, but the polling software has changed and is currently not working.
This is very special, it is the first new Boxxy video in 9 months. It is also on Jan 9 2014; the 5th anniversary of the most famous Boxxy video, FOAR EVERYWUN.
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merp. i hart maispayc.
but omilawwwd, my camera died right before I could say bye!
so… BYE! LESSTHANTHREE.
i have an official bookface:
if you want a tshirt or something, you could go here: http://www.boxxosphere.spreadshirt.com
i has a tweetweet:
come hang out at my website:
PS – note from David – sorry for not keeping boxxy.info up to date lately. It is only the 9th of January 2014 and there has already been lots and lots of significant events that have affected Catie in a positive way so far this year. I’ll be covering them here soon.
On June 6 2013, Catie started using Twitter again. (She had an account by the same name before but that was closed due to inactivity, that is a story for another time.) This time she is actually using Twitter in a useful way: from her smartphone.
Catie imitates some of her fans – the silly faces challenge – accepted
First video: Catie’s announcement of the silly face challenge. Skip forward to the 2nd video for her response to what everyone sent her.
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I will update this post later with screenshots of each silly face imitation. She does a lot of imitations in the video. This looks like so much fun.
Related: she posted to the chan and forum after the video uploaded. (To access the forum you need to register an account there)