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The Olympic Closing Ceremonies have concluded in London so it is now time to announce the official winners of the 2012 Mechanical Olympics, as follows:
The Gold Medal Winner is Mechanical Turk Worker Appuceles’ Obstacle Bike Racing video, which collected 14 likes:
The Silver Medal Winner is Mechanical Turk Worker Atkilby’s Team Dancing video, which collected 12 likes:
The Bronze Medal Winner is Mechanical Turk Worker Horthans’ Hand Puppet Decathlon, which collected 7 likes:
The general public competitors as a whole lost to the Mechanical Turk workers. The award for best general public video goes to Paul and Chris for their Synchronized Tubing video, which collected 2 likes:
The general public’s Synchronized Swimming and Stop the Mop videos receive honorable mentions for winning polls on the Mechanical Olympics blog.
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Throughout the 2012 Olympics a variety of polls will be posted here for you to vote on a favorite video created by a member of the general public or a Mechanical Turk Worker. The second poll pits “Synchronized Swimming” against “Mechanical Olympics Swimming.”
Which video deserves the gold medal—Synchronized Swimming by the general public or Mechanical Olympics Swimming by a Mechanical Turk Worker?
- Synchronized Swimming (100%, 1 Votes)
- Mechanical Olympics Swimming (0%, 0 Votes)
Total Voters: 1