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View Poll Results: What do you like most about the fantasy genre?
Magic 32 41.03%
Heroes 16 20.51%
Fantastical Critters 18 23.08%
The Stories 32 41.03%
The Pretty Cover Art 11 14.10%
Maps 11 14.10%
Happy Endings 6 7.69%
Other 15 19.23%
Everything 19 24.36%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 78. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 01-09-2009, 12:58 PM View Post #1 (Link) Poll #54: What's Your Favorite Thing About Fantasy?
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What element do you love most about the fantasy genre? Is it magic? Fantastical critters? The stories? Pick one and let us know why!
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WOO! First post. The magic. I love all the spells and creatures and heroes. Hell I like them all. Shit. I have already polled. Grr.
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Everything? Or... not the happy endings, though. I'm not sure, actually :p. Maybe the magic and the stories.
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I love the art and just the idea that it is different than our modern world. Writing is it just as fun - being able to create your own world from scratch is exhilarating (if not time consuming >.<).
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I like how the storylines are interesting and intricate enough to hold my attention--not much can do that. And how the (good) stories always have larger philosophical meanings, and yet it's not boring at all (the way a lot of philosophical work is).

And the magic and the animals. Yay magical animals!
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I've never really been into fantasy myself. I'll pick other. I like Tolkiens fantasy, basically. I always struggled trying to read those books, but I can't deny the absolute depth and beauty in his worlds.
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My favourtie thing about fantasy is tht they rarely ever work without a large background and a detailed world to set them in.
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Critters and the magic. I like it when those two concepts are original.
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Nobody likes Happy Endings? Hahaha . I put the cover art. Seriously, some of it is so pretty . And the story, when you can connect clues to make theories for future books .
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...dammit, I forgot Happy Endings! I mean, when the hell is there ever a happy ending? It's so original!
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