No matter how many at-home Emmy ballots get photocopied or printed and passed around the office, there will always be surprises and head-scratchers among the nominees and categories.
But that's part of the fun and guessery of watching an awards show and "playing along" at home, or competing against your coworkers for a free iced coffee from the shop downstairs. Especially when there are over two dozen distinct groups to pick from.
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Play against your party guests or just play along with the TV on Sunday, Aug. 29. We're probably most keen to see what'll happen in the writing categories; comedy has a pair of "30 Rocks" nominated, drama a pair of "Mad Men." And there will be plenty of "Lost" nominees to look at on the red carpet, for those needing one more Oceanic fix.