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Tournament - Favorite Fantasy Character - Discussing Nominations!!

Discussion in 'Archive: SF&F: Films and Television' started by Jedi_Master_Conor, May 4, 2007.

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  1. Jedi_Master_Conor

    Jedi_Master_Conor Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Currently I have it narrowed down to 114 Nominations. So that means we need at least 14 more. Once I get 128 or a certain number that works I will post the list of nominations so everyone can see and voice their opinions on it.
     
  2. VadersLaMent

    VadersLaMent 2017 Celebrity Deathpool Winner star 10

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    Then the only one I would nominate on my list is Merlin from Excalibur.
     
  3. soitscometothis

    soitscometothis Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allen_Francis_Doyle]Doyle[/link] - Angel the series
    [image=http://www.the11thhour.com/archives/121999/tvreviews/images/angel_doyle2.jpg]
    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dale_Cooper]Special Agent Dale Cooper[/link] - Twin Peaks
    [image=http://kanemi-web.hp.infoseek.co.jp/coop/cooper2x.JPG]
    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juan_S%C3%A1nchez_Villa-Lobos_Ram%C3%ADrez]Juan Sánchez Villa-Lobos Ramírez[/link] - Highlander the movie (the one that didn't suck)
    [image=http://content.answers.com/main/content/wp/en/b/b2/Juan02.jpg]
    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hugo_%22Hurley%22_Reyes]Hurley[/link] - Lost
    [image=http://www.gitsiegirl.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/03/lost%20hurley%20sun%20candy%20bar.jpg]
     
  4. Jedi_Master_Conor

    Jedi_Master_Conor Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Iron Man - Ultimate Avengers 1 & 2, The Invincible Iron Man

    Thor - Ultimate Avengers 1 & 2

    Captain Barbossa - POTC

    Magna Angemon - Digimon
     
  5. TIEPilot051999

    TIEPilot051999 Jedi Master star 7

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    [image=http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/4/47/Tara_Sings.JPG]

    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tara_Maclay]Tara Maclay[/link] - Buffy the Vampire Slayer
     
  6. ThrawnRocks

    ThrawnRocks Jedi Master star 6

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    [image=http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/d/de/Ralphfiennesvoldemort.JPG]

    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voldemort]Lord Voldemort[/link]
     
  7. Jedi_Master_Conor

    Jedi_Master_Conor Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    War Greymon - Digimon

    Metal Garurumon - Digimon

    Trunks - Dragon Ball Z
     
  8. Jedi_Master_Conor

    Jedi_Master_Conor Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Here is the nominated characters list I have right now. It is 128 Characters. Discuss what you think of it and depending on the argument we might pull or add characters. The tournament won't start until Monday the earliest.
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    Aragorn - LOTR
    Hatake Kakashi, Konoha Jounin - Naruto
    Azula, Princess of the Fire Nation - Avatar
    Aslan - The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
    Gandalf - LOTR
    Frodo Baggins - LOTR
    Captain Jack Sparrow - POTC
    Jadis, the White Witch - The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
    Magneto - X Men
    Faramir - LOTR
    Sirius Black - Harry Potter
    Zod- Superman II
    Pennywise The Dancing CLown - IT
    Atreyu - Neverending Story
    Carl Kolchak - Original Night Stalker
    Hiro Nakamura - Heroes
    Ariel - The Little Mermaid
    Usagi Tsukino/Sailor Moon - Sailor Moon
    Superman - Superman Returns
    Batman - Batman Begins
    Wesley Wyndam-Price - Angel/Buffy
    Indiana Jones
    Hotaru Tomoe/Sailor Saturn - Sailor Moon
    Naruto Uzamaki - Naruto
    Megatron - Transformers (G1)
    Eragon - Eragon
    Eowyn - LOTR
    Alastor "Mad-Eye" Moody - Harry Potter
    Gingerbread Man - Shrek Movies
    Vector Prime - Transformers: Cybertron
    Optimus Primal - Beast Wars
    Megatron - Beast Wars
    Buffy Summers - Buffy
    Professor X - X Men
    Spike - Buffy the Vampire Slayer
    James Gordon - Batman Begins
    Lex Luthor - Smallville
    Willow Ufgood - Willow
    Thulsa Doom - Conan the Barbarian
    Scarecrow - Batman Begins
    Jor-El - Superman
    Albus Dumbledore - Harry Potter
    Severus Snape - Harry Potter
    Optimus Prime - Transformers (G1)
    Davey Jones - POTC
    Ami Mizuno/Sailor Mercury - Sailor Moon
    Rei Hino/Sailor Mars - Sailor Moon
    Makoto Kino/Sailor Jupiter - Sailor Moon
    Minako Aino/Sailor Venus - Sailor Moon
    Sandman - Spider-Man 3
    Faith - Buffy the Vampire Slayer
    Methos - Highlander the series
    Autolycus - Hercules: The Legendary Journeys & Xena
    The Man in Black - The Princess Bride
    Peter Petrelli - Heroes
    Wolverine - X Men
    Legolas - LOTR
    Spider-Man - Spider-Man
    The Witch King of Angmar - LOTR
    Xena - Xena Warrior Princess
    Pan - El Laberinto del fauno (Pan's Labyrinth)
    Helena - Mirrormask
    Prince Zuko - Avatar: the Last Airbender
    Iroh - Avatar: the Last Airbender
    Angelus/Angel - Buffy
    Willow Rosenberg - Buffy
    Alphonse Elric - Fullmetal Alchemist
    Edward Elric - Fullmetal Alchemist
    Ra's al Ghul - Batman Begins
    Unicron - Transformers
    Primus - Transformers
    Queen Beryl - Sailor Moon
    Dalek Sec - Doctor Who
    Jareth, the Goblin King - Labyrinth
    Mario Mario - Super Mario Bros.
    Madmartigan - Willow
    Link - The Legend of Zelda
    Jadeite - Sailor Moon
    Nephrite - Sailor Moon
    Zoicite - Sailor Moon
    Kunzite - Sailor Moon
    Goku - Dragon Ball Z
    Gohan - Dragon Ball Z
    Vegeta - Dragon Ball Z
    Piccolo - Dragon Ball Z
    Frieza - Dragon Ball Z
    Cell - Dragon Ball Z
    Kid Buu - Dragon Ball Z
    Hercule/Mr. Satan - Dragon Ball Z
    Fox Mulder - The X Files
    Venger - Dungeons and Dragons
    Xander Harris - Buffy
    Rupert Giles - Buffy
    Cordelia Chase - Buffy
    Conan the Barbarian - Conan the Barbarian
    Jubei - Ninja Scroll
    Boromir - LOTR
    Batman - Batman: TAS
    Dr. Peter Venkman - Ghostbusters
    Ray Stantz - Ghostbusters
    Samwise Gamgee - LOTR
    Peregrin Took - LOTR
    Meriadoc Brandybuck - LOTR
    Skeletor - MOTU Cartoon
    Hordak - He-Man and the Masters of the Universe/She-Ra: Princess of Power
    The Sorceress - He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
    Evil-Lyn - He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
    She-Ra - She-Ra: Princess of Power
    Toth-Amon - Conan the Destroyer
    Inuyasha - Inuyasha
    Skeletor - MOTU: TMP
    Genie - Aladdin
    Carpet - Aladdin
    Aladdin - Aladdin
    Merlin - Excalibur
    Doyle - Angel the series
    Special Agent Dale Cooper - Twin Peaks
    Juan Sánchez Villa-Lobos Ramírez - Highlander the movie
    Hurley - Lost
    Iron Man - Ultimate Avengers 1 & 2, The Invincible Iron Man
    Thor - Ultimate Avengers 1 & 2
    Captain Barbossa - POTC
    Magna Angemon
    Tara MaClay - Buffy
    Lord Voldemort - Harry Potter
    War Greymon - Digimon
    Metal Garurumon - Digimon
    Trunks - Dragon Ball Z
     
  9. ThrawnRocks

    ThrawnRocks Jedi Master star 6

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    So repeated characters from different mediums are allowed? Interesting. I kind of want to see Batman vs Batman... [face_thinking]
     
  10. The2ndQuest

    The2ndQuest Tri-Mod With a Mouth star 10 Staff Member Manager

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    I think you should drop all X-Men characters (their powers are not portrayed as mystical but rather as science/evolution), all Superman characters (again, powers/show/movie themes are more sci-fi in nature than fantasy), all Doctor Who characters (sci-fi), Iron Man (sci-fi), Spider-Man (sci-fi, at least as far as films go) and all Transformers characters except for Primus and Unicron (as they are astral gods by some sources). Even Batman in the films shouldn't qualify, though animated incarnations might qualify since they ahve some magical-based characters appear. I'd also consider X-Files to be primarily Sci-fi, so characters from that probably shouldn't count.

    All IMO, of course.

    And do we really want Hurley to be the sole representative of Lost? :p Bring on Sayid, Desmond, Sawyer or John Locke!
     
  11. Beowulf

    Beowulf Jedi Master star 5

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    I tend to agree with The2ndQuest. Transformers characters and X-Men characters shouldn't be in the tourney, mostly because they could be considered more sci-fi because of their origins. Technological machines, genetic mutations, yeah, those aren't very mystical.
     
  12. Drac39

    Drac39 Jedi Grand Master star 7

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    I like the nomination list but yeah stay away from the characters with super technology or ones that could be considered superheroes
     
  13. Lord Vivec

    Lord Vivec Force Ghost star 8

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  14. Tyi-Maet_Nefer

    Tyi-Maet_Nefer Jedi Master star 6

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    If Lost characters are being counted as Fantasy, definitely. Add Kate and Jack to that list too. I just didn't realise they were originally.

    Quest speaks well. What he said sounds good for this.
     
  15. The2ndQuest

    The2ndQuest Tri-Mod With a Mouth star 10 Staff Member Manager

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    Well, I think as it stands now, Lost seems to have fantasy elements, but the thing is, since we really don't know what exactly is happening on that island, it could very well be science fiction by the time all is said and done and (hopefully) explained.
     
  16. soitscometothis

    soitscometothis Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    Were any Lost characters in the sci-fi tournament?

    It would be interesting to see Hurley's curse-o-death explained scientifically, but I'm sure they could give in a shot!
     
  17. CaptainBinaca

    CaptainBinaca Jedi Knight star 3

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    If we're talking Lost, I'd like to submit Mr. Eko for consideration
     
  18. Jedi_Master_Conor

    Jedi_Master_Conor Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Alrighty. Here is what I've done so far. I've pulled all the comic book characters from the list. I thought about leaving Batman from The Animated Series in there but I think just to be fair if I pull one incarnation of the character I should pull all of them. I plan on leaving Thor in there because he is a god and really is more Fantasy than Sci Fi if you think about it. For The X Files can't Mulder stay in because they deal with Supernatural elements which would be fantasy? Also what are your thoughts on the characters from Heroes? Should we pull them because they have powers like the X-Men or what? We don't know truely how they have their powers yet so I want to get an opinion on them before I decide to pull them or not. As of right now there are 21 Nomination openings. This could open up more depending on if we keep or pull the Heroes character nominations. Please submit more nominations in the normal way. Thanks :)
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    Zudomon - Digimon

    MegaKabuterimon - Digimon

    Piedmon - Digimon

    Taichi "Tai" Kamiya - Digimon
     
  19. TIEPilot051999

    TIEPilot051999 Jedi Master star 7

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    [image=http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/5/5b/Orko.jpg]

    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orko]Orko[/link] - He-Man and the Masters of the Universe

    [image=http://www.internationalhero.co.uk/i/imhotep2.jpg]

    Imhotep - The Mummy/The Mummy Returns

    [image=http://news.bbc.co.uk/olmedia/1935000/images/_1939861_scorpion2_gallery300.jpg]

    Mathayus (The Scorpion King) - The Mummy Returns/The Scorpion King

     
  20. soitscometothis

    soitscometothis Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Knight_(Monty_Python)]The Black Knight[/link] - Monty Python's Quest for the Holy Grail
    [image=http://www.intriguing.com/mp/_pictures/grail/large/HolyGrail018.jpg]
    Evil - Time Bandits
    [image=http://florence.ghibellini.free.fr/obscur/Evilone/evil01.jpg]
     
  21. ObiWanCon

    ObiWanCon Jedi Master star 4

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    Here are two more nominations from me seeing as I had two of my four taken out of the tournament (Superman & Batman).



    [image=http://l.yimg.com/img.tv.yahoo.com/tv/us/img/site/50/64/0000035064_20061021052854.jpg]
    DEAN WINCHESTER (Supernatural)


    [image=http://www.buddytv.com/articles/supernatural/images/jared-padalecki-supernatural-2.jpg]
    SAM WINCHESTER (Supernatural)
     
  22. The2ndQuest

    The2ndQuest Tri-Mod With a Mouth star 10 Staff Member Manager

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    The Darkness (Legend)

    [image=http://www.figmentfly.com/legend/gifs/mm5_darkness_photo_01_dl.jpg]


    Sayid (if we accept Lost characters)

    [image=http://www.derok.net/derok/images/entertainment/lost%20naveen%20andrews.jpg]
     
  23. TIEPilot051999

    TIEPilot051999 Jedi Master star 7

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    [image=http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/0/09/Glorificus.jpg]

    Glorificus/Glory - Buffy the Vampire Slayer

    [image=http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/6/68/Mayor_Wilkins1.jpg]

    Mayor Richard Wilkins III - Buffy the Vampire Slayer
     
  24. Radical_Edward

    Radical_Edward Jedi Youngling star 3

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    I would propose that any character who was involved in the Sci-Fi tournament be excluded from the Fantasy tournament, no questions asked.

    my 0.02
     
  25. darth_paul

    darth_paul Jedi Master star 5

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    I would agree with Radical_Edward on this. While there is plenty of potential for spillover between the genres, one shot at a tournament seems enough. Note that I'm thinking this only for characters that actually did compete in the Sci-Fi tournament; those that could have but didn't and still meet fantasy criteria are fair game still.

    Also, I definitely think Lost should be able to be included in this tournament. While it may have rational or semi-rational explanations, the show has thus far offered us explanations for less than it has denied them to us. The unexplained mind-reading Smoke Monster would seem a good example for the moment. Also, this past Wednesday night's episode seemed to up the fantastical quotient, whatever's actually going on there. Maybe when the series is over it won't be allowed in this tournament, but I say take it for now

    On that note...

    [image=http://www.buddytv.com/articles/Lost/Images/michael_emerson_1.jpg]
    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_Linus]Ben Linus[/link], Lost

    [image=http://folk.ntnu.no/jonkjeti/Lost/Locke.jpg]
    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Locke_%28Lost%29]John Locke[/link], Lost

    [image=http://www.channel4.com/entertainment/tv/media/L/lost/james.jpg]
    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_%22Sawyer%22_Ford]James "Sawyer" Ford[/link], Lost

    [image=http://img245.imageshack.us/img245/5628/desmondvk4.jpg]
    [link=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desmond_Hume]Desmond Hume[/link], Lost

    (Since it's vaguely unclear whether some of the suggestions made above were official nominations, I'm making sure they get noted in that capacity. Plus, c'mon, can't leave Ben out! He's one of the most interesting characters in the show, despite how much I hate him right now.)

    -Paul
     
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