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The Outpost Skaro End of 2014 Awards – Winners!


The community has spoken… here are your winners!

Favourite Doctor – Tom Baker
Favourite S8 EpisodeMummy On The Orient Express
Favourite Christmas SpecialLast Christmas
Favourite S8 writer – Jamie Mathieson
Favourite S8 director – it’s a tie! Douglas Mackinnon / Rachel Talalay
Favourite S8 guest star (returning/recurring) – Michelle Gomez
Favourite S8 guest star (one-off) – Frank Skinner

Favourite BF Main RangeAntidote To Oblivion
Favourite BF Early AdventureAn Ordinary Life
Favourite BF Fourth Doctor AdventurePhilip Hinchcliffe Presents Box Set
Favourite BF Companion ChronicleSecond Chances
Favourite BF Other WhoThe Worlds Of Doctor Who

Favourite non-Who audioSpringheel’d Jack
Favourite non-Who TVThe Flash

Favourite comic book movie – tie between Captain America: The Winter Soldier / Guardians of the Galaxy
Favourite sci-fi movieEdge of Tomorrow
Favourite horror movie – another tie, The Guest / Under The Skin


What do you think of our winners, and what are your hopes for next year? Tell us in the forums!

The Outpost Skaro End of 2014 Awards – Finals Time!


The first sets of results are in, and we have our finalists! Who will be the favourite Doctor, which episode of Series 8 was most enjoyed and which of Big Finish’s main range releases did you prefer? There’s only one way to find out…


All of our polls close on New Year’s Eve, so not long left – and there’s now one for your favourite Christmas Special too!


Decide your winners and tell us why here!

The Outpost Skaro End of 2014 Awards – voting now open!


In our forum we’re running a selection of polls for you to vote on for your favourites of 2014 – from S8 episode to Big Finish Companion Chronicle, and favourite Doctor to comic book movie!

Check them out and get voting here!

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Happy times and places

The Actual OS Team

Skaro Forums Returning

skaro_diamondThe Outpost Skaro Forums, which I know some of you are missing, are now officially back.

We are doing a staged return to try and keep the server load down, so tonight all accounts with greater than 10 posts have been reactivated.  Assuming there’s no hiccups, we’d hope to reactivate the other accounts in the next day or so, and finally re-enable registration after that.

Note that due to the migration of existing accounts, users will need to reset their password before being able to log in.   Also, we’re still constantly tweaking the new setup, so don’t be surprised if there are changes over the next few weeks. (more…)

We’re Regenerating!

regenerationThe move to the latest Outpost Skaro is now underway.   In fact, if you’re reading this, then welcome to the new portal!

Doubtless there’s going to be a few hiccups along the way, but we’re confident now that the content from the previous site has been ported across to its new home.  We’re hoping that the changes will make for a better experience for everyone, with the portal being simplified, while the forums will be more powerful.

Talking of the forums, they will be back soon.  The migration of both the portal and forum content has taken a bit of time so far, and hasn’t always been the most straight forward, so we just want to spend some time checking over things to make sure everything’s where its supposed to be.

We want to thank everyone for staying with us as we move everything over.  You’ll probably find the portal, and forums, evolve a bit over the next few months as we get everything exactly where we want it to be, but we’re confident this is going to make Skaro better for everyone.

For those wondering about the podcast, it’ll be next on the list for some long overdue updates and new episodes once the forums are up and running.

We’ll keep you all posted here as everything settles down.

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