Live Poll: Personifications of Death

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Which of these personifications of Death is your favorite?

List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls046358706
Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/p-Owd71MiMQ/

Thanks in advance for all the interest.
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MAthePA

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Gitte Løyche

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The knight playing chess with death in Seventh Seal is my absolute favorite! 
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MAthePA

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Yeah, the scene is unforgettable.
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MAthePA,

Thank you for your poll suggestion. May I humbly recommend that you change your poll question from:
Which personification of Death is excellent?

To one of the following or something similar:

Which of these excellent personifications of Death do you find most chilling?

Which of these excellent personifications of Death do you find most disturbing?

Which of these excellent personifications of Death is your favorite?

= = =

One of my favorite portrayals of the Grim Reaper (AKA Death or the Angel of Death) is for a series of ads for a cable company. Sadly, this is not appropriate for your poll.
https://www.ispot.tv/ad/dVwe/spectrum-on-demand-monsters-walk
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Dan Dassow, thanks your feedback.

The question for this poll is very short in words, but I've spent much more time to put them together than for all other polls of mine. The short form including no description was chosen after the all-inclusive philosophizing on death and Death matters )))

A lot of people do not hypostatize death as chilling or disturbing at all. For them, I've included 10 options (all animations there) to satisfy the demand. If we use "chilling" or "disturbing", the 10 options must be excluded. But such voters have no problem to see the words "your favorite" in such questions.

On the other side, following the traditional view, there is people who think it must be chilling or disturbing. They have no problem to discuss Death as the personification of death, but they may feel uncomfortable when such questions are built around their own personality. That's why I tried my best to avoid any pronouns of address (e.g. "you" in all forms), and the word "favorite" seems very uncomfortable here.

In summary, the word "excellent" was proposed as a distinctive but neutral characteristic. There is no need to use "excellent" in this question when characterizing in other words. If you permit [corrected], the question could be:
  1. Which of these personifications of Death is your favorite?
  2. Which personification of Death is your favorite?
  3. In your opinion, which of these personifications would be favorite of Death?
  4. Which of these personifications would be favorite of Death?
The 3d and 4th invite a voter to think how Death would accept the personifications ))

In view of all the above, it would be great to know the final variant of the four (or maybe the initial question stay as it is) for me to reflect in the list.
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Dan Dassow, it is cool to include the proposed variant of Grim Reaper, but I have no success searching any of the commercials on IMDb.
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MAthePA,

This is my personal preference:
Which of these personifications of Death is your favorite?

However, let's get feedback from others before making the change.
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MAthePA,
Dan Dassow, it is cool to include the proposed variant of Grim Reaper, but I have no success searching any of the commercials on IMDb.
Listings of commercials are rather sparse on IMDb. The commercials featuring the Grim Reaper are not currently listed. That is why I stated it wasn't suitable for your poll suggestion.
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Dan Dassow, please change the initial post as follows:

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Which of these personifications of Death is your favorite?

List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls046358706
Poll: _

Thanks in advance for all the interest.
_________________________________________________

The last photo is added and the list is ready to poll.
Thank you very much for helpful hand.
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Done.
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Thank you.
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"None of the Above" option added.

Dan Dassow, the initial post of mine includes outdated information, please delete:
"At the moment of this post, one image is pending the name link addition, the still image itself is approved and will replace the current one for Last Action Hero (now it's symbolic Arnie)."
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MAthePA,

At your request, I removed the indicated text.
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Thank you.
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MAthePA,

It's probably a good idea to include the name of the film, television series or television episode for each choice. IMDb occasionally removes images. If that happens, people can still select the choice. Also, you it's much easier to substitute as suitable replacement image. 
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Dan Dassow, thank you very much for this suggestion.
Hoping for better, I did not count on a possible loss of images... 
Now the links are added. As additional feature, the original names of personifications are also added. I think the list is complete for poll publication.
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MAthePA,

Thanks for adding the captions for each of the choices. I believe it improves your poll and also protect it against the loss of an image.
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Dan Dassow, thank you again. The insurance worked for a missing image :)
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'Good one! 'A tough choice, too, but probably the personification from "The Family Guy," with the Providence College hoodie and a spare tire, lol.

May I suggest one small edit? ('in bold below)

This poll's discussion.
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Thanks, corrected.

Good choice.
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MAthePA

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Tha-a-aaaannnks!
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Congrats.
Image result for death congrats

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Thank you.

They are happy to rest any time )
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I feel this poll will be the most productive for "non of the above", comparing to other polls with such option ;)))
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MAthePA

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Wow!
A mystical poll congruence:

The same rank for Grim in "Grim..." and Death in "Death...",
both are cartoons with 1 year difference...
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Personifications of Death
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