Well everyone, this has been a dramatic First Annual Looky-Likey competition! A nail biter, really! Our top 3 contestants have been exchanging the lead all morning, right down to the last few seconds! I never expected this level of intensity outside of a Keanu Reeves movie.
I particularly enjoyed the aspect of this contest whereby people voted AGAINST their own children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews if they found a more compelling looky-likey. That kind of anti-nepotism gives the message, “Your parents are your biggest fans, unless you’re up against an eerily good 3rd Olsen, in which case don’t let the door hit you on the way out.”
Before reviewing the winners, if you want to review all the entries click here: 1st Annual Looky-Likey Contest.
And the winner is!
In 2nd place:
In 3rd place:
In 4th Place:
In 5th Place:
Other popular favorites deserving an Honorable Mention:
Great work, babies!
I’m sure you’ve all been on pins and needles waiting to see what the grand prize is! (Aside from glory, which is the obvious prize). Well, the wait is over. I would love to be able to give out an autographed copy of my best-selling book. But I just started this blog and I don’t have a best-selling book. I don’t even have a poorly selling book. So, I’m going to do the next best thing and give you an autographed copy of someone else’s best-selling book! Karen Alpert’s “I Heart My Little A-Holes” from the hit blog Baby Sideburns.
Axel/Rob Ford’s mom: I will email you for your address, but rest assured this book is coming your way, with my autograph right on the inside cover in case I later become famous. I don’t think Karen Alpert will mind.
Our other top 5 winners will be getting this congratulatory shot of Nolan, signed by Nolan. If this blog blows up and we are wildly successful at making money there will be a prize of greater monetary value next year. This prize is of great emotional value though.
Please feel free to express your congratulations or upset at the outcome in the comments section. This is a safe space. Oh, and if you have other ideas for contests or the like please leave those in the comments section as well! Thanks everyone, this was a blast!
crap I missed the voting! If I had done it on time maybe Claire would have won. But good show Axel!
Yes Clare was in a horse race up until the last few seconds, literally! Her fans rallied hard, but some rallied late. What a contender, that Clare.
Well Played Axel!
You are very deserving of the top spot. You are as cute as a button! I shake you warmly (and virtually) by the hand and wish you my sincerest congratualtions!!
Contestant #31 ~ Violet 🙂
Congratualtions to all the contestants. Your Mommy’s and Daddy’s are so lucky; you are all so darn cute! 🙂
Now that right there is some good sportsmanship. Violet and her fans made a valiant effort, but Axel was a titan to contend with…
Even Axel’s neck bulge on the left matches Rob Ford’s. You can’t compete with that.
He is really the total package.
good work Liz, all of entries were amazing
I love how wonderful all the responses have been so far. Every baby on here was deserving, all looky-likey!
Huzza to adorable little ones!
Anne, Axel's mom
I’ve never been so proud of my rolly-polly son! He had some fierce competition, all adorable babies/dogs!
Axel would like to thank Liz for putting the competition together, his fellow competitors for being so cute, and his family and friends for voting. He would also like to thank anything with calories, especially yoyo baby yogurt, watermelon, and the tasty dog food placed conveniently at his level. Finally, he would like to thank Rob Ford and the great city of Toronto, whose citizens are just too polite to even consider having a method of impeachment.
Brian, Liz's husband
“Finally, he would like to thank Rob Ford and the great city of Toronto, whose citizens are just too polite to even consider having a method of impeachment.”
Ha, great comment and congratulations Axel!!
And great job to my genius wife for putting this all together!
Best acceptance speech ever. This really IS “The New Oscars”!
You’re so famous the Today Show copied you!
Taylor B. I just saw this too! However I think The babies here are a far superior collection of lookey-likeys! 🙂
WTF Today Show! And they didn’t even credit the blog! Bastards. That being said, our top dogs would take down their top dogs in a head to head.
Suggestions for next year? Duh, allowing up to 2 pets per family to also vote. It’s important to set a limit per household, in case someone has a flock of chickens or multiple ferret weasels. In the interim, I would like to see toddler Winston Churchill take the real Mayor Rob Ford under his wing, to mentor him, so Rob can become a better person and statesman. We must help our neighbor to the north. Great job, Liz! Great inspiration, Chrissie! P.S. Why has no one commented on the little pup looking up at Stanley? I do hope he wasn’t eaten after this pic was shot.