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Xanadu! A Dome Thunderdome


Rated Ages 6+
(He, Him)

Welcome to the DEFINITIVE Thunderdome! Thirty-three Domes enter, one leaves! The bracket has been randomized. As a result of the odd number, the winner of the first match will face off with the 17th seed.



Mercury Droplets


The Treasury of Atreus

Surface tension against underground vault. One a property of physics, the other an archaeological wonder.



The Dome Of The Rock


D.O.M.E from Gundam After War X


A major historical and religious site against... well, the facility, organization, Gundam, and it's pilot all share the name D.O.M.E.
It's domes all the way down.

Three days to pick your winners. See you on the 17th for rounds 3 & 4.


perfect world
To correct the record regarding D.O.M.E. (which I nominated specifically to make Daikaiju's life more difficult), the series it's from is actually called After War Gundam X. It's an unmanned facility on the moon, containing a computer that houses the mind of the first Newtype (a psychic, basically) to appear in Gundam X's timeline, and it's the location everyone in the final battle is scrambling to get to so they can learn the truth behind the Newtype phenomenon. Then this incredible conversation takes place once they get there:

"Are Newtypes the next step in humanity's evolution?"
D.O.M.E.: No.
"Then... They're just genetic freaks?"
D.O.M.E.: Also no.
"... ???"
D.O.M.E.: Newtypes... are Newtypes.
"... *long, heavy sigh*"

Turns out being a psychic moon computer isn't a guarantee you'll actually know anything worth learning. Roll credits.

(Details of the above may be fuzzy as I watched GX exactly once, 18 years ago, but that's the gist of it. I certainly don't remember what D.O.M.E. stands for, if anything.)


Round and round I go
Staff member
Put me down for the mineral vote. Mercury is a mineral, right?


Summon for hire
This is... actually tough already.

But I'm'a go with Droplets Of Mercury Elevating just because it works.


Rated Ages 6+
(He, Him)
Minerals Win! Mercury coats the Treasury and The Dome of the Rock smites the lunar heretics.


Bonsecours Market dome


The Climatron at the Missouri Botanical Garden


A 100 year old market, that briefly was Canada's seat of government against the first geodesic dome conservatory. Grocery versus greenery!

Round 4


Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome


The City of Domes from Logan's Run


The home of the Minnesota Vikings... and frankly what looks like a quilted pillow against a veritable army of domes! Big domes, little domes, some as big as yer 'ead!
Legacy vs Future!

Voting ends the 20th, results up on the 21st



????? LV 13 HP 292/ 292
(he, him, his)
I think this is the first time I have ever been tempted to vote against my own pick but I can resist the temptation.


Also that 'pillow' on the Triple H Dome was "a fiberglass fabric roof that was self-supported by air pressure and was the third major sports facility to have this feature."


Rated Ages 6+
(He, Him)
The Market was reclaimed by nature, and Metrodome being over thirty, was forced to "renew"

Climatron and City Of Domes move on! Next round will be posted before day's end


Rated Ages 6+
(He, Him)
Round 5


Okitama Planetarium from The Caligua Effect 2


Planetarium Domes


Fantasical against the Mundane. Specific versus Generic!

Our first mirror match begins!

Round 6


Atlantis via DC Comics


St. Paul's Cathedral


Another army of domes against a solitary foe. Polytheism Vs Monotheism!
Who will smite first?

Voting is open until Christmas Eve. Due to the holiday, the next two rounds will go live on the 26th


Rated Ages 6+
(He, Him)
NOTE: Unless specified otherwise, I'm assuming any "-arium" votes are for regular planetariums,