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Post #550560
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Archon Solon

6:54 am, May 12 2012
Posts: 8109

This week's poll comes from our member AliceinAmestris. So how do you like those love triangles? Seems like a staple scenario in most romance series.

You can submit poll ideas here (and try to keep them manga/anime-related):

Previous Poll Results:
Question: What sport would you most like featured in a manga / anime series?
Baseball - votes: 631 (4.3%)
Tennis - votes: 445 (3%)
Kendo - votes: 908 (6.1%)
Archery - votes: 1786 (12%)
Track and Field - votes: 248 (1.7%)
Basketball - votes: 816 (5.5%)
Cheerleading - votes: 342 (2.3%)
Martial Arts - votes: 3182 (21.4%)
Boxing - votes: 240 (1.6%)
Wrestling - votes: 111 (0.7%)
Soccer - votes: 672 (4.5%)
American Football - votes: 280 (1.9%)
Ping Pong - votes: 109 (0.7%)
Volleyball - votes: 192 (1.3%)
Hockey - votes: 254 (1.7%)
Golf - votes: 62 (0.4%)
Badminton - votes: 166 (1.1%)
Cricket - votes: 114 (0.8%)
Swimming - votes: 518 (3.5%)
Cycling - votes: 96 (0.7%)
Horse Racing - votes: 212 (1.4%)
Lacrosse - votes: 99 (0.7%)
Rugby - votes: 104 (0.7%)
Motor Racing - votes: 298 (2%)
Fencing - votes: 368 (2.5%)
Shooting - votes: 323 (2.2%)
Figure Skating - votes: 388 (2.6%)
Racquetball - votes: 31 (0.2%)
Surfing - votes: 309 (2.1%)
Video Games (E-Sports) - votes: 1533 (10.3%)
There were 14837 total votes.
The poll ended: May 11th 2012

Martial arts, archery, and then e-sports. Video games was a joke, so it's amusing to see how many votes they got. (And I combined the results of the 2 Cycling options that I accidentally had)

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Post #550562
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Pew pew

7:10 am, May 12 2012
Posts: 828

I wish there was a 'don't love them, don't hate them' option.

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Post #550564 - Reply to (#550562) by ForteAtrox
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7:19 am, May 12 2012
Posts: 214

I believe that "Don't care" fits that description.

Post #550565
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7:20 am, May 12 2012
Posts: 763

I just see them as a tool to add a small, or big depending on the history, amount of drama to the whole thing, i don't mind them, i just don't care...

Post #550566
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7:22 am, May 12 2012
Posts: 45

I hate love triangles- with a passion.

Post #550571
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Nice desu ne

8:14 am, May 12 2012
Posts: 1097

This is one of those "really, what does it matter?" polls. In any context who cares, you like what you like.

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his and her sonnet

8:39 am, May 12 2012
Posts: 1127

i prefer their absence but if done nicely i dont mind
also, i should be able to see why the 2 other characters fell in love with the main character

i dont understand why a lot of people hate them, situations like this happen in real life no?

Post #550576
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9:08 am, May 12 2012
Posts: 124

I don't necessarily hate them but... most the times it = a wimpy indecisive female. Cheating going on behind the back and of course the crybaby "innocent" heroine.

Well, if that isn't the case, than I don't really mind. Honestly, many shoujo romance mangas suck. But I do like the romance when it has a good plot and often those are what makes me cry but yea ><. I dunno. Did I mention I hate tsunderes and macho males?

Went for the more than 3 option XD. Seems interesting... no I don't mean harem though!

Post #550581
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Is a female

10:55 am, May 12 2012
Posts: 3400

The more the merrier. Well, more chaotic that merrier I suppose. Love polygons and beyond is where the real fun begins laugh

Honestly though, I don't mind them. I'll happily read a manga that has a love triangle without fuss.

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Post #550585
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12:24 pm, May 12 2012
Posts: 70

need an option that is "only like them if there was actual romance otherwise it sucks" type of thing...i might be confusing it with harems

Post #550586 - Reply to (#550576) by Ibleda
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12:31 pm, May 12 2012
Posts: 70

how can you hate tsunderes...i'll admit there are some bad tsundere characters but there are alot of good ones that you cant just hate. Also most seinen romance have good plots and good to read about with love triangles and stuff

Post #550591
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1:34 pm, May 12 2012
Posts: 716

i love love triangles, buut not 2 girls and 1 guy, i hate those, i like 2 guys and one girl.
but i can live without them... there arent really important, and most of mangakas dont know how to handle them.

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Post #550592
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Shoujo Queen

2:00 pm, May 12 2012
Posts: 411

I really hate love triangles, but it sooo hard to avoid in manga's these days *sigh*.

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Post #550596
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3:10 pm, May 12 2012
Posts: 259

i hate love triangles. once i see a love triangle tag under categories, i would skip the series unless its really good...

Post #550608
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4:13 pm, May 12 2012
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If it is hentai, the more the merrier. If it is anything else, it depends on the story and the characters. Any indecisive cowardly male protagonists getting even one girl is better than he deserves. If he has two or more, he should be rolled up in a carpet and tossed into Tokyo Bay.

"Secrets are what the voices in my head say never to tell until I'm sure no one can stop me." -Mort
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