Ash would you be ok with us having a "Legionnaire Awards" annual thread type thing on the outpost? Legion nominating legion that have gone above and beyond to help others and the like? If so would you be interested in providing a reward to the nominee with highest votes.. like say a small sketch, blog mention or dirty roth etc?
This is my opinion, and I think the idea is well intentioned, but things like this tread on dangerous territory of making folks feel alienated because it can be turned into a popularity contest and can cause problems with accusations of playing favoritism, increase possible feelings of entitlement, or simply bum people out for not even being nominated.
There are a lot of wonderful Legionnaires that don't participate much on the boards, but do a lot without much recognition and many that simply don't want that kind of attention.
I think if you want to reward others for being awesome, then it should be done privately and if that person wants to share their story/experience/etc then that is excellent, but it shouldn't be a contest