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We Hit It... Blogger Prom, That Is

Blogger Prom -- what marketing genius came up with this one? Because of how much we rocked our actual prom, we couldn't say no. One of us was Prom Queen (Erin) and another one was Class President (Alexia) so we were psyched to relive high school, this time in high style at the Andaz Hotel in West Hollywood.

Lucinda Michele Knapp from LA Metblogs

Erin BroadleyLucinda Michele Knapp from LA Metblogs

Pandora Young and Tina Dupuy, editors of FishbowlLA

Erin BroadleyPandora Young and Tina Dupuy, editors of FishbowlLA

When one of us suddenly left the other dateless (long story) we used the magic of social media to garner the finest date Twitter could find -- Jonathan Dingman -- who at first was reticent to go on a date with a publication, but relented when he realized that this publication had legs, and girly ones at that.

Prom Queen Nadine Jolie and friend

Erin BroadleyProm Queen Nadine Jolie and friend

Prom committee organizer Carolineoncrack and Heathervescent sparkle the night away

Jonathan DingmanProm committee organizer Carolineoncrack and Heathervescent sparkle the night away

Manolith's A.V. Flox

Jonathan DingmanManolith's A.V. Flox

Pool blogger

Erin BroadleyPool blogger

Getting to go to prom with fellow content providers was a once in a lifetime opportunity. And everyone from FishbowlLA's Pandora Young and Tina Dupuy to LAist editor (and Prom King) Zach Behrens, organizer Caroline on Crack, Prom Queen (elect) Nadine Jolie, LA Metbloggers Travis Koplow, Lucinda Michele Knapp, Julia Frey, Jocelyn Wang (aka JozJozJoz), Mykal Burns, LAist's Andy Sternberg and Lisa Borodkin, Happy Go Marni, Lalawag's Laurie Percival, Sean Percival, A.V. Flox, Heather Vescent, Dana from Variety's 'The Knife,' Jessica Gelt and Elina Shatkin from L.A. Times' Daily Dish, Kat O'Dell from EaterLA and Zack from Lost Angeles made an appearance.

Sean Percival shows us his blog in a box.

Jonathan DingmanSean Percival shows us his blog in a box.

LAWeekly.com's Erin Broadley

Jonathan DingmanLAWeekly.com's Erin Broadley

Corrie Greathouse and friend

Erin BroadleyCorrie Greathouse and friend

Lalawag's Laurie Percival

Erin BroadleyLalawag's Laurie Percival

LAist's Zack Behrens and Nadine Jolie, Prom King and Queen

Erin BroadleyLAist's Zack Behrens and Nadine Jolie, Prom King and Queen

All was well until it came time to count the votes for Prom Queen. While our friends online tweeted in our favor @blogger_prom @laweekly #promqueen, somehow @LAWeekly's whopping 28 votes did not count towards the total and amidst Twitter protests we left the Andaz Hotel knowing who the true queens were, us. Because we were born to blog, natch.

LAWeekly.com's Erin Broadley

Jonathan DingmanLAWeekly.com's Erin Broadley

Our knight in blogging armor, Jonathan Dingman

Erin BroadleyOur knight in blogging armor, Jonathan Dingman