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Question: Which two fantasy works do you like best?  (Voting closed: September 01, 2010, 04:47:52 PM)
Watership Down by Richard Adams - 0 (0%)
Harry Potter by J. K. Rowling - 9 (28.1%)
The Iliad and the Odyssey by Homer - 4 (12.5%)
The Lord of the Rings / The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien - 11 (34.4%)
Dark Tower series by Stephen King - 2 (6.3%)
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe / Narnia by CS Lewis - 6 (18.8%)
Total Voters: 17

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Author Topic: Fantasy Literature Poll - Elimination Group 2  (Read 1511 times)
Castle Watchcat
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Anything for a Weird Life

« on: August 25, 2010, 04:47:52 PM »

Last week's elimination poll didn't work so well, if the goal was elimination.  Elric was voted off the fantasy island, and The Princess Bride won and will move to the quarterfinals.  But second place... now there's the problem.  A four way tie with Conan, Alice in Wonderland, Discworld, and Wizard of Earthsea.  All will go into a runoff poll in a month.

Meanwhile!  We have some heavy hitters this week.  Probably the three most popular and bestselling fantasy series in modern times, as well as the granddaddy of 'em all from ancient times.  Oh ya, and some bunnies and a gunfighter.  Those last two don't stand much of a chance, do they?
« Last Edit: August 25, 2010, 04:49:25 PM by Ocicat » Logged
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Amateur wordsmith

« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2010, 09:13:34 PM »

Man, Harry Potter might be popular, but I never got half so much enjoyment out of him as I did Frodo or the Pevensies.

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« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2010, 09:33:05 PM »

What about fandom? Does that count? Because Draco/Whomping Willow = instant entertainment...
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