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    A vote every year? No. I think it would be a better idea to have this every four years.

    Pretty sure there's precedent for that, just can't recall where.
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    I get the feeling that this is already pretty much a done deal and they're already planning who will be on next year's X-Men team with one or two new candidates for readers to vote on...
    "Ignore them. They're nothing but a bunch of basement dwellers who spend all day whining on the 'net. Not a single open-minded one in the bunch."
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    What if this whole voting process was actually just fake, a promotional stunt for the new team? The team already established but they wanted to make the readers feel important and believing to be part of the process.

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    Hellfire Gala: Steam Baths and Hot Takes

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    I'm reminded of the fun fan interaction / investment created by the old Legion elections for leader, but they weren't crazy enough to have them every year! It takes so many writers for-freaking-ever to get their stories off the ground, and swapping out characters just as the writer is 'finding their voice' sounds like it could be disruptive.

    Plus there's the whole 'inmates running the asylum' aspect of letting popular votes determine who shows up on each team, and them devolving into Wolverine, Cable, Deadpool and the shooty, stabby X-Posse of Characters Who Have Their Own Books Anyway. And Glob. For reasons.

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    And then we get Galaxy Size X-Men with Brian Morrison and Clyde Wyncham as the main Omegas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aeon View Post
    And then we get Galaxy Size X-Men with Brian Morrison and Clyde Wyncham as the main Omegas.
    Multiverse-Size X-Men, they colonize a universe.
    Does it need doing?
    Yes.
    Then it will be done.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sutekh View Post
    Plus there's the whole 'inmates running the asylum' aspect of letting popular votes determine who shows up on each team, and them devolving into Wolverine, Cable, Deadpool and the shooty, stabby X-Posse of Characters Who Have Their Own Books Anyway. And Glob. For reasons.
    That’s not a concern because that’s not how this election system works. Fans don’t get to write in whoever they want, all the nominees are chosen by the x-office with some consideration for how they would fit into the larger team dynamic. Besides, the fan vote would only determine one or maybe two team members max.
    Last edited by Dipter; 07-24-2021 at 09:59 PM.

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    I think a hellfire Gala done in space with the different earth teams and cosmic empires and with Storm as regent would be quite interesting.

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    Yeah a different mutant should host the gala each year to shake things up. Magik would set up a killer party in Limbo.

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    I suppose there would be an understandable fear that someone might take the opportunity to do a red wedding

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    Hellfire Gala: Room Service
    Hellfire Gala: Minibar
    Hellfire Gala: Complimentary Mint
    Quote Originally Posted by Dipter View Post
    Yeah a different mutant should host the gala each year to shake things up. Magik would set up a killer party in Limbo.
    It MUST happen!!!!
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    'Why?' Just to see the disappointment on your corn-fed, gee-whiz face, Superman. And because a great dark voice on the edge of nothing spoke to me and said you all had to die. There is no 'Why?'

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    Sounds like a lot of wishfull thinking (especialy since we have yet to learn how well the Gala did with actual buyers and silent fans) and underestimating the diminshing returns of repeating events created to showcase something impressive (rather than an annual "meet and greet" and handing out prices).

    Quote Originally Posted by Dipter View Post
    Yeah a different mutant should host the gala each year to shake things up. Magik would set up a killer party in Limbo.
    Sounds like the perfect setup for the next Hellfire Gala to be Woodstock '99.
    Last edited by Grunty; 07-25-2021 at 06:33 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dipter View Post
    Yeah a different mutant should host the gala each year to shake things up. Magik would set up a killer party in Limbo.
    If Magik hosts it in Limbo, you don't even need to change the name.

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    Hellfire Club: Strip Poker Special

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