Live Poll: Introducing With Confidence

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Imagine these movie characters introducing themselves to you, not by telling their actual names, but by using quotes from their films. Whose introduction would you find the most confident?

List Part 1: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls097970419
Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/ZrYEP8D9Hq4/

List Part 2: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls091552007
Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/6YBwmXZg0o0/

As you can see, all the quotes start with the words I am or I'm.
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Posted 3 months ago

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My choice: "I'm dishonest, and a dishonest man you can always trust to be dishonest. Honestly." From: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

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Most powerful is Jesus, but the funniest is, "I'm the dude playing the dude disguised as another dude!"  :D
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I'll give it to God, no need to brag about power or limit yourself by definitions, a simple "I am that I am" is the pinnacle of confidence.

Doesn't Ron Burgundy remind us of someone else?
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Having scrolled through the list a few more times, I found it rather difficult to remember most of the previous entries. What I want to say is - the list is too big. If it was just a list of characters, and not the quotes, it wouldn't be difficult to remember. But as it is now, I don't like the size of it.

So, I'm gonna add 5 more entries that didn't make the initial cut of 35, which will bring the number to 40. Then, I'll split the list in two parts - 20 entries each. I believe that is the optimal number for a wordy poll.
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Then sugg: From Kindergarten Cop, when Schwarzenegger (John Kimball) bursts in, and a guy asks who he his.  Kimball replies, "I'm the party pooper."  :)
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Hey, good one! I'm gonna add it to the list, and will remove Thor/Hela, since they unfairly share one spot.
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Poll suggestions have a maximum of 35 choices.
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Palpatine his "I'm the senate!" makes me think of Louis XVI his " L'état c'est moi! ''
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1) Where is Batman his " I'm Batman! "

2) I think that Howard in Network isn't A HUMAN BEING. I think that he is MAD AS HELL.

3) Where is Darth Vader his " I'm your father! "

4) My vote, for now, goes to Hartman or Joker
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Poll suggestions have a maximum of 35 choices.
I wrote in the first post above yours, how I will split the list in two, since a wordy list of 35 choices is not a good thing for a poll, I believe.

1) Where is Batman his " I'm Batman! "
As I wrote in the poll's intro: ''Imagine these movie characters introducing themselves to you, not by telling their actual names, but by using quotes from their films.'' It was done to make the list more varied, and not to rely on the popularity of some characters (f.e. I'm Batman, I am Iron Man, I'm Han Solo, captain of the Millennium Falcon, etc.)

2) I think that Howard in Network isn't A HUMAN BEING. I think that he is MAD AS HELL.
Hah, yes - I actually watched the scene for the first time, in preparation for this list. I dunno... I think the ''human being'' part of his speech was quite confident, but later on, he stepped into full raging madness - like he had a breakdown. However, I'm gonna think this through, and may add ''I'm mad as hell'' on top of ''human being'' speech.

There are actually quite a few characters that I dropped from the list, upon seeing their scenes again. For example, I remembered a scene from Scarface, where Lopez is telling Tony - who has become increasingly independent and headstrong: ''I am the boss.'' In my memory, it was done with mighty confidence, but upon rewatching that scene, it was more subdued and a bit doubtful.

3) Where is Darth Vader his " I'm your father! "
Since this poll is about you meeting these characters for the first time, and them introducing themselves to you, I really think that ''I am your father'' requires some previous history between you two. :-D

4) My vote, for now, goes to Hartman or Joker
I actually kicked Joker off from the initial list, because I expected him to have an easy win in votes. But then I put him back. He's a well-written, well-acted character, and his line fits this poll - there is no reason for him not to be in it.
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'Great idea! There are so many good quotes that it's hard to choose. I definitely like the one from 'Goldfinger,' though. 
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Ok, I've split the list into two, with 20 entries each.

Part 1: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls097970419
Part 2: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls091552007

I would like to ask moderators to update my first post with links from both lists, and to change the title of this thread to: Poll Suggestions: Introducing With Confidence, Part I and II.


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Good job!
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I would once again like to ask the moderators - please, edit my original post, because I've split the list in two parts:
Part 1: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls097970419
Part 2: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls091552007
Thank you!
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Done.
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mihailo.razvigor,

The IMDb Editors prefer that we avoid using certain vulgar words in polls.

Please change #7 to:
I am the ultimate bad-ass! State of the bad-ass art! You do not want to f--- with me.
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Ah, ok. I just thought it's not a big deal, since that quote actually appears on IMDb.
But it is certainly no problem - I've censored it just now.
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Oh, by the way, I have added a link to Part II in the intro to Part I, so if you could update the poll, I would appreciate it. Thank you!
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Done, but next time, please ask for a re-push here:
https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/faq-poll-authors-re-push-requests
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Will do, Champ!