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PEE Poll: Fall Madness Finals - Fry vs. Leela
Philip J. Fry, Emperor (former)   -36 (66.7%)
Turanga Leela, The Other   -18 (33.3%)
Total Voters: 54

Nixorbo

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« on: 02-17-2005 11:26 »

This one's for all the quadloos.
MrMoose

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« Reply #1 on: 02-17-2005 11:31 »

Go one eyed mutant girl.
Y_L_B

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« Reply #2 on: 02-17-2005 11:36 »

[Bender]Go man, go![/Bender]

(In other words, Fry.)
bankrupt

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« Reply #3 on: 02-17-2005 12:23 »

Fry gets the vote.  This should be Fry vs Bender.  Damn me for missing the sudden death voting!
David A

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« Reply #4 on: 02-17-2005 12:42 »

Fry.
Old Skool Prop

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« Reply #5 on: 02-17-2005 13:25 »

How the hell is Zoidberg not in the final? If was around this would have never happened!
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« Reply #6 on: 02-17-2005 13:36 »

I'm going with the other.
Nerd-o-rama

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« Reply #7 on: 02-17-2005 13:56 »

As I sit down to ponder my vote here, I must take into consideration the qualifications of the candidates.  One the one hand, we have the star of the show, its best, most human (literally) source of comedy, and a genuinely lovable Everyman.  And of course, he did do the nasty in the pasty.
 
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Verily.
On the other hand, we have the show's straight (wo)man.  Though she had few memorable lines or jokes to herself, the comic balance of the show would have been lost without her. She was the source of some of the most emotionally wonderful episodes (though Fry had his own now that I think about it.) And of course, she did do the nasty with the Zapper.
 
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Both characters overcame adversity - Fry his stupidity and Leela her ridiculously unpleasant childhood - to become respectively a delivery boy* and a starship captain.
They are two sides of the same coin: Fry naive and optimistic, Leela practical and cynical, if a bit cocky. Both can be utter, utter morons sometimes (see LLLiS, ABBFT, TWOF and LH for Leela, pretty much every other episode for Fry.)
And of course, these two characters share a love - on some level or another - much stronger, truer to life, and deeper than almost any other fictional television couple, which makes it even harder to choose one over the other.

To summarize, and before I get into too deep of a psychological/literary analysis here, I can't really decide, so I'll go with Leela.  I've supported her through several tough contests, and I won't stop now.

I won't mind if Fry wins, though.

*Formerly Emperor, billionaire, entrepeneur, war hero, genius, fate assignment officer, Executive Delivery Boy, Wall Street toady, and world-renowned Holophonist.
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« Reply #8 on: 02-17-2005 16:40 »

Gotta go with Fry and his patented space hook.
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« Reply #9 on: 02-17-2005 16:48 »

In short, what Nerd-o said.  Well put.
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« Reply #10 on: 02-17-2005 17:13 »

As cool of a character as Leela is, I gotta go with Fry on this... after all, it is Fry who is the only other person I know, fictional or not, who has done a 100 cup of coffee challenge, which I repeated... with pretty disgusting results.

The way I figure it, Fry deserves a chance to win without his clover.


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« Reply #11 on: 02-17-2005 18:01 »

And i concur with those that support Philip J. Fry.

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« Reply #12 on: 02-17-2005 18:13 »

BENDER! Oh, wait. That poll is over.  Well in that case I vote for Fry. (Damn you Leela for beating Bender...I'll beat you! GRR!  mad )

If ignorance if bliss, you'd think more people would be happy when you tell them they're an idiot!
Bender2.0

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« Reply #13 on: 02-17-2005 19:30 »

Don't worry Bender, Fry shall avenge you!
evan

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« Reply #14 on: 02-17-2005 19:48 »

Fry. No discussion necessary.

I find it sad that the final four characters were the four that everyone expected to be there. It seems like we've spent a lot of time to find out what we already knew.
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« Reply #15 on: 02-17-2005 20:38 »

I agree with Bankrupt...Fry v Bender it should have been. This is all *your* doing! *shoots laser beams from eyes*

Fry.
SlackJawedMoron

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« Reply #16 on: 02-17-2005 22:36 »

Fry.

Though this is actually just a genetic proxy vote for Farnsworth.

You bastards.
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« Reply #17 on: 02-17-2005 23:05 »

 
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Though this is actually just a genetic proxy vote for Farnsworth.
Ditto, for everyone except Leela.  tongue

Go person that isn't Leela, go!

The weird thing is, that I'm jealous of him, and yet I hate him. Which means if I became like him, I would hate myself. Logically then, I must want to hate myself.

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MrMoose

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« Reply #18 on: 02-17-2005 23:21 »

Yep this is definatly turning into Fry and Bender vs. Leela
Futurama Nerd

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« Reply #19 on: 02-17-2005 23:36 »

I choose.........Fry. Sorry Leela, but I gotta go with him. His grasshopper and the octopus story touched me deep inside.
JDB

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« Reply #20 on: 02-18-2005 00:39 »

Second. smile
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« Reply #21 on: 02-18-2005 03:15 »
« Last Edit on: 02-18-2005 03:15 »

 
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BENDER! Oh, wait. That poll is over.  Well in that case I vote for Fry. (Damn you Leela for beating Bender...I'll beat you! GRR!    mad )
 
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Don't worry Bender, Fry shall avenge you!
 
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I agree with Bankrupt...Fry v Bender it should have been. This is all *your* doing! *shoots laser beams from eyes*

Fry.
 
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Ditto, for everyone except Leela. :P

Go person that isn't Leela, go!
You guys all [EDIT]make yourselves sound like[/EDIT] sore losers.  Seriously, vote on the contest at hand, i.e. "which character do you prefer: Fry or Leela."  Bender (and Farnsie) lost, get over it.  This is the worst reason to vote for anything I have ever seen.  Except maybe in the last Presidential.

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« Reply #22 on: 02-18-2005 03:56 »

agreed. Vote on the characters for their merits, not because you're still pouting about other polls.
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« Reply #23 on: 02-18-2005 05:29 »

Voted for Fry. Sure, Leela may have boobies, but he's funnier and more likeable.
SlackJawedMoron

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« Reply #24 on: 02-18-2005 06:51 »

Funnilly enough, I'm voting against Leela both out of spite, and because I think Fry's a superior character. I'm just that complex.
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« Reply #25 on: 02-18-2005 06:51 »
« Last Edit on: 02-18-2005 06:51 »

 
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agreed. Vote on the characters for their merits, not because you're still pouting about other polls.
It's hard to think of unique reasons/comments that are even slightly entertaining after all this time, cut us evil people some slack.

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Funnilly enough, I'm voting against Leela both out of spite, and because I think Fry's a superior character. I'm just that complex.
That too.
Jicannon

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« Reply #26 on: 02-18-2005 10:13 »

I voted for Fry because I hate him  roll eyes

This is like Homer vs. Marge...go Marge! Or Peter vs. Lois. Oh, I can't count how many times I've watched Family Guy so I can see the entertaining antics of Lois Griffin!
Bender-is-Great

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« Reply #27 on: 02-18-2005 10:26 »

 
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Originally posted by Nerd-o-rama:You guys all suck and are sore losers.  Seriously, vote on the contest at hand, i.e. "which character do you prefer: Fry or Leela."  Bender (and Farnsie) lost, get over it.  This is the worst reason to vote for anything I have ever seen.  Except maybe in the last Presidential.
I voted for Fry not out of spite, but because I do like him as a character better than Leela.


If ignorance if bliss, you'd think more people would be happy when you tell them they're an idiot!
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« Reply #28 on: 02-18-2005 14:11 »
« Last Edit on: 02-18-2005 14:11 »

Well that's alright then, if you honestly think Fry's better. Your posts didn't reflect that, though, and I was worried the poll was getting too biased.  Unfairly biased I mean.
Shippy Mandy

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« Reply #29 on: 02-18-2005 15:00 »

Fry. It's a hard choice though.
morbo_it

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« Reply #30 on: 02-18-2005 15:11 »

go fry
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« Reply #31 on: 02-18-2005 16:55 »

Leela, no question about it  smile
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« Reply #32 on: 02-18-2005 18:15 »

Well, its a tough choice, but im going with fry, not because his names in my name, but because he has a suit, and stuff.
athena1999

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« Reply #33 on: 02-18-2005 19:48 »

Leela sucks!  I voted for Fry.
M0le

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« Reply #34 on: 02-18-2005 19:51 »

Go Banana!
Jicannon

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« Reply #35 on: 02-18-2005 20:05 »

 
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Originally posted by athena1999:
Leela sucks!
Your avatar sucks!
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« Reply #36 on: 02-19-2005 18:24 »

tough choice. i know them both very well. i have to go with fry though. he could have thrown me away long ago but he didn't. he's a great guy.  smile

p.s. leela doesn't suck. believe me.  frown
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« Reply #37 on: 02-19-2005 20:18 »
« Last Edit on: 02-19-2005 20:18 »

I briefly glimpsed this poll a few hours after it started, and the close race had me a bit worried that I might not have picked the correct winner. Fortunately PEELers are pathetically predictable.

So now I can vote for my favorite character, and not the one I picked as winner. Also what N-O-R said.
Dr.Jerkbird

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« Reply #38 on: 02-20-2005 03:51 »

Fry
Gorky

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« Reply #39 on: 02-20-2005 12:36 »

Fry. Tough call, but he's just a bit more likable than Leela.
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