Team Sif/Team Foster?

Discussion in 'Thor' started by Silvermoth, Aug 21, 2010.

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Which are you?

  1. Team Foster

  2. Team Sif

  3. Herp derp I'm not voting in this it reminds me of the dreaded Twilight.

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  1. Silvermoth

    Silvermoth Avenger

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    Who's side are you on :cwink:
     
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  2. jmc

    jmc away for a while

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    What if there was one either side of me? :hehe:
     
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  3. Vartha

    Vartha Mod of Thunder

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    Sif for me.
     
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  4. BoredGuy

    BoredGuy Chairman of the Bored

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    Boo this poll
     
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  5. R_Hythlodeus

    R_Hythlodeus Nerd Supreme

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    Team Loki. I just feel this incestous homoerotic vibe between them
     
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  6. Panthro

    Panthro Team Language

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    I'm on Team Sif.
     
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  7. Aeltri

    Aeltri Elf in Training

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    I picked Foster because she's human and I always tend to root for the underdog :cwink:. I like Sif, but even for an Aesir she's a bit uppity at times...
     
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  8. DarkSovereignty

    DarkSovereignty Ooga Chakka

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    team dennings.
     
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  9. Panthro

    Panthro Team Language

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    Edit
     
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  10. Panthro

    Panthro Team Language

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    But Jane Foster's boring, even JMS couldn't make her interesting. Sif is more fun, and more useful. Lord knows Don Blake/Thor wouldn't have survived Dr. Doom sending his Doombots after him if it had been Jane there instead of Sif serving as the human (or inhuman) shield. :cwink:
     
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  11. SuperFerret

    SuperFerret King of the Urban Jungle

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    I'm still on Team Godzilla. Plus, Thor's a viking god, he can have all the wenches he desires.
     
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  12. SuperFerret

    SuperFerret King of the Urban Jungle

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  13. TheCorpulent1

    TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    Heh, she really is. Anyone who says otherwise should check out the old graphic novel, Thor: I, Whom the Gods Would Destroy. Sif is positively dripping with contempt for Earth and humanity in general in there. The implication I got was that plenty of gods felt that way, and I really wish current writers would devote an arc or two to dealing with the aristocratic angst they must be feeling at having their king move Asgard to Earth.
     
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  14. Aeltri

    Aeltri Elf in Training

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    Even Loki (oh, the irony) called her out on it at one point and while she was quick with the comebacks she couldn't deny that he was right! As she's gotten more familiar with humanity she's learned to be a bit more 'umble and less judgmental. She's still got a long way to go though.Then again the Aesir do seem to be a rather haughty lot, they've thumbed their noses at beings that for all intents and purposes match them in power: dragons, giants, elves etc. So I don't entirely blame said beings for not liking them very much either...
     
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  15. TheCorpulent1

    TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    Not just the Aesir; all the gods seem to be like that. It goes with the territory of having genuinely colossal power, living forever, and being worshiped, I think. :)
     
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  16. Franklin Richards

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    Team Brunnehilde!


    :thor: :thor: :thor:
     
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  17. TheCorpulent1

    TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    Pff, that was over centuries ago. :oldrazz:
     
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  18. Aeltri

    Aeltri Elf in Training

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    That would only apply to the Skyfathers and a choice handful besides. Your average Asgardian isn't all that impressive, at least not by MU standards. A good number they need apples, ambrosia or whatever to artificially extend their lifespan, so they aren't truly immortal. There are mutants who are! As far as I am concerned they aren't 'gods' either, not any more than Mad Jim Jaspers for example. Primitives might have bowed before them as such but plucky humans know better now :cwink:. One has to wonder how much power they've already lost considering no one really worships them anymore...
     
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  19. TheCorpulent1

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    None. Their appearance was somewhat influenced by worshipers and they can hear the prayers of true believers and such, but nothing I've read has suggested that their power is derived from worship. As far as I've seen, it's derived more from the planet itself.
     
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  20. Franklin Richards

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    It all comes from Cthon.

    :D


    :thor: :thor: :thor:
     
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  21. Aeltri

    Aeltri Elf in Training

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    I would argue that they were greater in ages past because they drew additional power from their worshipers (it has been hinted at more than once) and had less competition besides.

    [​IMG]

    He's got a point...
     
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  22. TheCorpulent1

    TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    Were they greater? Thor seems to have pretty consistent power in every era we've seen him in, whether his pantheon has plenty of worshipers or not.

    Also, quoting Vali Halfling for any reason only hurts your point. :oldrazz:
     
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  23. Aeltri

    Aeltri Elf in Training

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    It's worth noting that Thor's mother is Gaia, an Elder power that arose before the appearance of humanity.

    For all his faults Vali's a pretty good judge of what constitutes 'godhood', considering his heritage...
     
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  24. TheCorpulent1

    TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    Vali's not a good judge of anything, considering his extreme *****edom and lameness. Plus, he's obviously biased. I'm looking forward to Cho and Thor smacking him around in the last issue of Prince of Power.

    Also, every other god's power seems fairly consistent as well, taking into account the extreme variability of power levels over time in comics in general. Odin and Zeus are pretty much always uber-powerful, including in the present, when they have few worshipers. The only god who seems markedly different in the present is Ares, and he seems to have gotten more powerful.
     
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  25. S.A.A.D.

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    We need a Dennings/Sif option!!
     
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