Favorite Literary Character Tournament -- Dumbledore wins!!

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  1. NYCitygurl Manager Emeritus

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    Conan - I really didn't enjoy Cukoo's Nest
    Frodo
    Paul - I read part of the first one
    Sherlock Holmes - just for being Sherlock Holmes
  2. NYCitygurl Manager Emeritus

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    Chick Lit Region - results!

    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conan_the_Barbarian]Conan the Barbarian[/link]: 4 - winner!
    vs
    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nurse_Ratched]Nurse Ratched[/link]: 1

    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jane_Marple]Miss Jane Marple[/link]: 1
    vs
    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frodo]Frodo Baggins[/link]: 6 - winner!

    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horatio_Hornblower]Horatio Hornblower[/link]: 2
    vs
    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Atriedes]Paul Atreides[/link]: 4 - winner!

    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sherlock_Holmes]Sherlock Holmes[/link]: 6 - winner!
    vs[/b[
    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_fictional_characters_on_the_autism_spectrum]Lou Arrendale[/link]: 0
  3. NYCitygurl Manager Emeritus

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    Foreign Language Region

    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Owen_Meany]Owen Meany[/link]
    vs
    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord_Asriel]Lord Asriel [/link]

    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Dedalus]Stephen Dedalus[/link]
    vs
    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Admiral_Thrawn]Grand Admiral Thrawn[/link]

    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cthulhu]Cthulhu[/link]
    vs
    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_(Discworld)]Death (Discworld)[/link]

    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mistborn:_The_Final_Empire]Emperor Elend Venture[/link]
    vs
    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hank_Morgan]Hank Morgan[/link]
  4. Rogue...Jedi Administrator Emeritus

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    Thrawn
    Cthulhu (more for references than the character, since I haven't read it yet)
  5. MrZAP Jedi Master

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    Lord Asriel
    Grand Admiral Mitth'raw'nuruodo (a.k.a. Thrawn)
    Cthulhu
    Hank Morgan
  6. The Loyal Imperial Manager Emeritus

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    Lord Asriel
    Stephen Dedalus
    Death (Discworld)
    Emperor Elend Venture
  7. rechedelphar Jedi Master

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  8. NYCitygurl Manager Emeritus

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    Asriel
    Thrawn
    Abstain to not create a tie (Death is awesome, by the way)
    Elend - Mistborn characters raelly aren't getting much love here :p
  9. NYCitygurl Manager Emeritus

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    Foreign Language Region - results

    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Owen_Meany]Owen Meany[/link]: 0
    vs
    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord_Asriel]Lord Asriel [/link]: 4 - winner!

    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Dedalus]Stephen Dedalus[/link]: 1
    vs
    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Admiral_Thrawn]Grand Admiral Thrawn[/link]: 4 - winner!

    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cthulhu]Cthulhu[/link]: 2 - winner!
    vs
    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_(Discworld)]Death (Discworld)[/link]: 1

    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mistborn:_The_Final_Empire]Emperor Elend Venture[/link]: 1
    vs
    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hank_Morgan]Hank Morgan[/link]: 2 - winner!
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  10. NYCitygurl Manager Emeritus

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    Wow, sorry, guys! I had the next one all marked up, don't know how I forgot to post it . . .


    Fiction Region

    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abraham_Van_Helsing]Abraham Van Helsing[/link]
    vs
    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Athos_(fictional_character)]Athos, the Comte de La Fère[/link]

    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brynhildr]Brynhildr[/link]
    vs
    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_Gawain]Sir Gawain[/link]

    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taran_(character)]Taran (The Black Cauldron)[/link]
    vs
    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilfred_of_Ivanhoe]Sir Wilfred of Ivanhoe[/link]

    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurtz_(Heart_of_Darkness)]Kurtz[/link]
    vs
    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Brother_(Nineteen_Eighty-Four)]Big Brother[/link]
  11. Rogue...Jedi Administrator Emeritus

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    Sir Gawain

    Abstain on the rest
  12. MrZAP Jedi Master

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    Abraham Van Helsing
    Sir Gawain
    Sir Wilfred of Ivanhoe
    Big Brother
  13. The Loyal Imperial Manager Emeritus

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    Athos, the Comte de La Fère
    Brynhildr
    Sir Wilfred of Ivanhoe
    Kurtz
  14. Mikaboshi Jedi Grand Master

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    Athos, the Comte de La Fère
    I can't choose between Brynhildr and Sir Gawain
    Sir Wilfred of Ivanhoe
    Abstain
  15. Drac39 Jedi Grand Master

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    Abraham Van Helsing
    Abstain to the others
  16. NYCitygurl Manager Emeritus

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    Athos (and by the way, if you get the chance to watch the movie version with Charlie Sheen, do it - it's hilarious)
    Sir Gawain
    Taran - I need to reread this series, and am sad I left the books at home.
    Big Brother - is watching you
  17. NYCitygurl Manager Emeritus

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    Fiction Region - results

    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abraham_Van_Helsing]Abraham Van Helsing[/link]: 2
    vs
    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Athos_(fictional_character)]Athos, the Comte de La Fère[/link]: 3 - winner!

    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brynhildr]Brynhildr[/link]: 1
    vs
    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_Gawain]Sir Gawain[/link]: 3 - winner!

    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taran_(character)]Taran (The Black Cauldron)[/link]: 1
    vs
    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilfred_of_Ivanhoe]Sir Wilfred of Ivanhoe[/link]: 3 - winner!

    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurtz_(Heart_of_Darkness)]Kurtz[/link]: 1
    vs
    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Brother_(Nineteen_Eighty-Four)]Big Brother[/link]: 2 - winner!
  18. NYCitygurl Manager Emeritus

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    Biography Region

    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nero_Wolfe]Nero Wolfe[/link]
    vs
    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Pilgrim]Billy Pilgrim[/link]

    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aladdin]Aladdin[/link]
    vs
    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ali_Baba]Ali Baba[/link]

    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/It_(novel)#It]Bob Gray/Pennywise/It[/link]
    vs
    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Achilles]Achilles[/link]

    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Crawford_of_Lymond]Francis Crawford of Lymond[/link]
    vs
    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doc_Savage]Doc Savage[/link]
  19. The Loyal Imperial Manager Emeritus

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    Nero Wolfe
    Ali Baba
    Achilles
    Francis Crawford of Lymond (Unquestionably. Seriously, more people need to read these books. A favorable comparison to Dumas is not something to be missed.)
  20. Rogue...Jedi Administrator Emeritus

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  21. MrZAP Jedi Master

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    Billy Pilgrim
    Ali Baba
    Achilles
    Doc Savage
  22. NYCitygurl Manager Emeritus

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  23. Rogue...Jedi Administrator Emeritus

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  25. Mikaboshi Jedi Grand Master

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