View Poll Results: Favourite Fantasy Series

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  • Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien

    8 72.73%
  • Riftwar Saga - Raymond Feist

    4 36.36%
  • Wheel of Time - Robert Jordan

    1 9.09%
  • Discworld - Terry Pratchett

    3 27.27%
  • The Belgariad - David Eddings

    0 0%
  • Shannara Series - Terry Brooks

    0 0%
  • Dragonlance series - Weis and Hickman

    2 18.18%
  • Chronicles of Thomas Covenant - Stephen Donaldson

    1 9.09%
  • Thrawn trilogy - Timothy Zahn

    1 9.09%
  • The Farseer and Liveship Traders trilogies - Robin Hobb

    2 18.18%
  • The Chronicles of Narnia - CS Lewis

    0 0%
  • The Dark is Rising - Susan Cooper

    0 0%
  • Saga of the Exiles - Julian May

    1 9.09%
  • Gormenghast - Peake

    2 18.18%
  • Eternal Champion chronicles - Michael Moorcock

    0 0%
  • Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser stories - Fritz Leiber

    1 9.09%
  • Original Conan Stories - Robert E Howard

    1 9.09%
  • Books of the Cataclysm - Sean Williams

    0 0%
  • Song of Ice and Fire - George RR Martin

    3 27.27%
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    I've only just come across this thread - I would have voted for the Belgariad. Dragonlance second. Thomas Covenant last by a long way. I've read 8 of the Series listed.

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    Awww Nice, Sprouty is even slower than Elephants in responding to this awsome thread.

    Dragonlance Series is the one that sprouty would vote for if giving a chance. Tracie Hickman does wonder work

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    why can't I vote?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mischa
    why can't I vote?
    The poll closed 11/08/06

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    Quote Originally Posted by CameronD
    The poll closed 11/08/06
    Wow 3 and a half years ago, I didn't even have an account back then

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    Quote Originally Posted by AzureBlue
    Wow 3 and a half years ago, I didn't even have an account back then
    All I can say is that it seemed like a good idea at the time.

    One could argue that like federal politics, such polls should be redone every three years or so. Perhaps you or Mischa or a collaboration would like to do the honours.

    From memory the way is was done back then, there was a thread calling for nominations and after a couple of weeks I then created the poll for voting. People could vote for as many series as they liked. Of course a new poll doesn't necessarily need to follow this process.
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    Can't you just re-open the poll?

    Or, if there is sufficient interest in new Sci Fi / Fantasy novels, open a new poll, with a pointer back to this one?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ElevatorEscapee
    Can't you just re-open the poll?

    Or, if there is sufficient interest in new Sci Fi / Fantasy novels, open a new poll, with a pointer back to this one?
    Make a new poll I think
    Is it possible to re-open polls this old?

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    Quote Originally Posted by AzureBlue
    Make a new poll I think
    Is it possible to re-open polls this old?
    Yes. Indeed I can reopen this poll so that it is open indefinitely, or so that it closes on any day up to 01-07-2034, which is 10200 days after it started.

    Not sure why that figure but my guess is that the software is trying to guess how long it will take George RR Martin to finish his series.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kevin Bonham
    Not sure why that figure but my guess is that the software is trying to guess how long it will take George RR Martin to finish his series.
    A release date of 12 July has been announced for the notoriously delayed fifth volume in what is intended to be a seven-volume series.

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    England just beat South Africa, I think that makes the world cup the greatest fantasy series ever.
    Scott

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    Cool

    It goes without saying, I dont comment on polls
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kaitlin
    It goes without saying, I dont comment on polls
    you commented on that polls Kate Perry "I kissed a girl" versus Kinks "Lola" - caught you out there. And I know why you are not saying anything as well!

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    Game of Thrones has been made into a TV series on HBO and I have seen amazingly good reviews, looking forward to seeing it.
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