Wow, that does suck. Well, I guess that's what personal favorites are for.
There are always a few that make it I'm quite surprised at. A few stories I couldn't even remember and frankly one I wish I could forget* made it in. I'm always enlightened that sleepers made it over something like Angel, which I listened to over and over and over and got great feedback. Then again, I've never picked the yearly winner, so...
* (...Beeep beeep!...annoying as hell...Beep Beep! I mean frickin' Cobain was bad enough....Beep! Beep! arrghhhh! everyone goes... Seriously how do I make this stop....)