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Capsize the Vote! The Popularity Contest General and Nomination Thread

Bulgakov

Yes, that Russian author.
(He/Him)
Will cryptocurrency count as one entry or can we have one entry per each coin? 🤔

It's a good question! I definitely want to include specific events and both famous and fictional, and I also want to be able to have space for a classic con with a general discription like three card monte. I suspect if I run the list, I will end up curating some votes into categories for the sake of varied results.

Don't worry about it, you can trust me.
 

Kirin

Summon for hire
(he/him)
I'll throw in again for Plants. Real or fictional, species or individuals, it's all good. This would be intended as a pretty quick-and-breezy list as opposed to some of the more in-depth endeavors.
 

Mogri

Round and round I go
(he)
Staff member
Moderator
Top 50 Office Supplies. I know you have opinions on stationery.

(Probably it would be hosted by a familiar office mascot. "It looks like you're trying to write a top 50 list...")
 

Johnny Unusual

(He/Him)
Scams is an interesting one but I'd be more interested in historical and fictional scams than the ones that just prey upon regular type people every day. Like Nigerian Prince shit is worth making fun of but people are really hurt by that shit.
 

Falselogic

Techno-Threadcromancer
(they/them)
Oh great, I can finally talk about all these calls I'm getting about my car warranty...
 

Torzelbaum

????? LV 13 HP 292/ 292
(he, him, his)
Scams is an interesting one but I'd be more interested in historical and fictional scams.
 

Bulgakov

Yes, that Russian author.
(He/Him)
Scams is an interesting one but I'd be more interested in historical and fictional scams than the ones that just prey upon regular type people every day. Like Nigerian Prince shit is worth making fun of but people are really hurt by that shit.
Listen, if you want the list to lean one way or another, there might be a way to make that happen, but you may have to pony up a little cash to help me get it started.
 

Johnny Unusual

(He/Him)
So far we have

Top 50 Cartoon Characters - Johnny Unusual
Top 50 Fictional Romantic Relationships - Positronic Brain
Top 50 Office Supplies - Mogri
Top 50 Plants - Kirin
Top 50 Scams and Cons - Bulgakov
 

Kirin

Summon for hire
(he/him)
And even if there were any things placed surreptitiously amongst a group for sinister purposes (which there aren't, I assure you), they would only count for my list if they were also member of the Plantae kingdom.
 

Johnny Unusual

(He/Him)
Top 50 Cartoon Characters - Johnny Unusual
Top 50 Fictional Skeletons - Octopus Prime
Top 50 Fictional Romantic Relationships - Positronic Brain
Top 50 Office Supplies - Mogri
Top 50 Plants - Kirin
Top 50 Scams and Cons - Bulgakov
 

Issun

Let's 90s gaming
If enough people decide someone isn’t real, then plainly they aren’t.

Thats democracy, baby
I'm assuming that works in reverse as well, considering Santa is very real.

Wait. BEAT doesn't post as much as he used to. You don't think...

*claps hands* I BELIEVE IN BEAT!
 

Johnny Unusual

(He/Him)
Updated the master list yet again.
 

Johnny Unusual

(He/Him)
Its that time again...

Most people probably know all this but in the event someone who hasn't tried it before wants to, I want to make sure that there's no sense of a barrier to entry/enjoyment. If you don't know what the Popularity Contest is, basically we come together to make a list based on a particular topic. For example, the top 50 fantasy novels or top 50 detectives. People who want to participate submit their personal top favourite 25 things in that topic and all the lists are taken and points tallied and a top 50 list is made from all of that. Its fun. But first, we need to decide on a topic AND a host. And that's where YOU come it.

People who want to host submit their topics. Here are the general rules.

1) So I don't miss your submission, please BOLD your suggestions.
2) Please no joke suggestions. At least, not in BOLD. People have some whimsical ideas for lists so I don't want people submitting a list and I put it up and then they are like "jk, stupid!"
3) If you give a BOLD suggestion, YOU must host. Granted, if something comes up you are free to pass the duty onto another but I just don't want people submitting lists under the assumption that SOMEONE will do it.
4) One submission for person please.
5) Don't insult or put down another person's suggestions. Discussing feasibility, concerns or issues with it are fine, but please don't just say "well, that's a stupid topic". At least one person thinks it isn't.
And please...
If you have any other questions or concerns or I just missed bungling something up, drop me a line.

The deadline is exactly 4 days from this post dropping. So look at the post time and imagine that same time but for this Wednesday (depending on your time zone). Actually, I'll be pretty busy that day so lets say until Wednesday evening (or afternoon, if you live on the West Coast). We will then do a four day vote. If you lose this time around, never hesitate to submit again. Its usually worth it if you can be patient.
 

Mogri

Round and round I go
(he)
Staff member
Moderator
Heaven knows I'd be voting for my own skeleton otherwise, which has proven invaluable to me.
 

Positronic Brain

Out Of Warranty
(He/him)
Heaven knows I'd be voting for my own skeleton otherwise, which has proven invaluable to me.
So your skeleton is fictional? You should have a doctor look into that.

Anyway, Top 50 Fictional Romantic Relationships (a.k.a. Ships, for us the initiated)
 
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