::From offstage, dark, mysterious music begins to play, evoking images of gangsters and gun-molls, hard-boiled detectives and crusty beat cops. After a moment, the house lights come up, and Almondine Maplewood steps onto the stage, dressed in a recreation of her original blue silk, strapless gown from “The Purloined Playboy”::
::She smiles brightly, dazzling the cameras which have begun to flash::
::Chip and Dale suddenly tumble
onstage, embroiled in the middle of some quite...physical argument.
::She leaves the podium and wades into the small dust cloud, jerking the two chipmunks up by their ears::
Chip and Dale: Owww!
Chip and Dale: Yes ma'am!
::She takes the envelope from
Dale's pocket and sashays back to the lectern, giving the crowd an apologetic
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::Indy comes up on stage::
Indy: Special thanks go our to our website host Stephen Clouse who couldn't be here tonight. This is in truth your award, not mine or any of the other moderators. The heart and soul of the Café are the Rangerphiles. You are what makes it unique and special, and every one of you is a special person, make no mistake about it. Thank you all, very much.
::Once the applause dies down,
Chip: Uh, sorry about all that.
Dale: Yeah, we were just havin' a difference of opinion.
Chip: Who was going to get to take you to the post-awards dinner.
Dale: Awww! We lose more dates that way!