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We're about to shut it down for 2005 — we're doing a half day tomorrow and will be off until January 3 — so we wanted to encourage anyone without a comment invitation to state your case to tips@deadspin.com to join the party in 2006.

We think our commenters are the absolutely best commenters on the Web, so, you know, you know you'll have to step up your game. If you have any questions about the process, check out the Deadspin Comments FAQ.

And welcome to the party. It'll be fun, we promise.

Deadspin Comments FAQ [Deadspin]