Live Poll: Face-off: Worst Finale

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After a brief search it appears two series finales have rubbed people the wrong way. The Dexter (2006), and Game of Thrones (2011) garnered over 15,000 and sit below a score of 5. Which one would you say is the worst?

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Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/O2QEpKJiCaw/
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From what I've heard "Dexter" (2006) faired better. Despite it is one of my favorite shows of all time, I'm yet to see last three seasons in entirety... I really stack some of the shows that ended as a back-up, despite I know like 90% of the plot, anyway. It's nice to be spoiler-immune. :)
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Out of the last 3 I would have to say I enjoyed season 7 the most. The finale was good as well.
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FYC
Star Trek: Enterprise
I watched all of Dexter and the end episode was not all that bad.
Game of Thrones Was really bad.

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Oh, I wasn't looking for any fycs, these are the only two episodes that fit the parameters I set. It just amazed me how many users rated the GoT episode so low. Dexter is just over the 15,000 votes while GoT is around 115,000. I liked the Dexter finale and the GoT finale was bad until the last 30min.
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The same here. The last 30 was sickening.
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Most television series struggle to end well and that's why I'm not so big on them. Game of Thrones is probably the most culturally significant piece of media that's come out this decade so it had A LOT riding on the finale. What I feel is the main issue with Season 8 was it needed more episodes which would have spent more time with the characters so their decisions would have made logical sense. I wouldn't have had any issues with decisions that characters made IF they had better reasoning for their actions. Game of Thrones has always used shock value but it's a matter of it being earned and nothing in this season felt that way and it came across like a really bad soap opera. 
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NDbportmanfan 1,

There is already a poll regarding worst television series finales:
Worst TV Series Finale

You may wish to refine your poll. It's also not clear that the series finales for Dexter (2006–2013) and Game of Thrones (2011–2019) constitute the two worst series finales. Dexter (2006–2013) Episode: Remember the Monsters? (2013) placed third in the above poll (https://www.imdb.com/poll/ecU6hQipWBY/results).
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Added another sentence, does it sound clearer? Very weird Lost leads the other poll but sits at an 8.2 with 8,000 votes.
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NDbportmanfan 1,

You've addressed my concerns.
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'Good one! And I think the new intro sounds very good.

May I suggest one small edit to the intro and one to the title? ('below in bold)

Face-Off: The Worst Finale

After a brief search it appears that two series finales have really rubbed people the wrong way. The Dexter (2006), and Game of Thrones (2011) series finales garnered over 15,000 votes and fell below a score of 5. That makes them the only two finales on IMDb to do so. Which one would you say is the worst?

I get really excited when I see good face-off polls. : )
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Oh, and can you change "Face-off:" to "Face-Off" (with a capital O)? Thank you!
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That has got to be the 10th time I forgot to capitalize the o in off. I might remember to do that one of these days. :)
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NDbportmanfan 1,

Thank you for making the edits.

Fortunately, I do not keep track of the times someone has been asked to make an edit. If I did so, I would probably be at the top of the list. :-)
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I went through a phase, that lasted months, when I kept forgetting to link back to a discussion thread from my lists. That was probably the second thing I learned about creating polls but, four years after I started making polls, I just stopped remembering. I had to put a post-it note on my laptop to remind myself but I still forgot a few times, lol. 
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Bravo! 'Great live poll. : )

I'm sorry that the other night I couldn't post a notice that this went live: There was a temporary problem with the Get Satisfaction website and I couldn't open any threads. 
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Face-Off: The Worst Finale
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