In the spirit of this festive holiday season, last week I asked our 'shop-savvy readers to design the most wonderful ugly video game holiday sweater of them all. I'd wear every one of these, all at once, with this Bad Dudes one on top.

Thanks to the magic of putting extra text in the winner image, you can see that GiantBoyDetective came out on top of last week's contest. It was incredibly close between his entry and the Pokemon-themed entry from Sindor, which you'll see immediately below the "Honorable Mentions" header. Ultimately I determined that Sindor's entries were far too pretty. That, and my sister saw GiantBoyDetective's over my shoulder and wanted to know where she could by it. If she wants one, it's gotta be the best of the worst.

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But hey, don't feel sad everyone else. You guys get featured too!

This Week's Honorable Mentions

Sindor — for being far too pretty. You really need to sell these as shirts. I would buy three.

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BestInSlot — for going with a true classic, and a sweater that gives you 30 extra sweaters when you buy one.

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Archduke Maxyenko — though technically an ugly holiday sweatshirt.

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Nick Gapp — for one sweater that certainly fits the theme.

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uscg_pa — for the Mirror's Edge-inspired sweater my sister also wants to buy.

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Sillstaw — for an amazing idea, even if that's not mistletoe.

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Ginger Snap — because this sweater needs to play music. You know the music. Or you're very young.

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SteveFish — though I'm not sure it fits in with the whole holiday theme.

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Scheherazade — because all that was missing were the trees.

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Fizziks — because she seems really cold.

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Mahmoud ELsheikh — for another one I'd buy in a heartbeat.

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ConallofUlster — because I really need a tactical dickie. Who doesn't?

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heXago — for a time of joy and wonders, indeed.

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Hooded Cloak — for explaining several Christmas miracles.

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mulled0220 — for the happiest HearthStone ever.

And of course...

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GiantBoyDetective — for the win!

Come back tomorrow. Please. I beg you. I am so lonely.