Report poll Who would you rather be?

Poll started by INtense! with 1,840 votes and 78 comments. Browse the poll archive.

 28%

Notch (minecraft) (506 votes)

 5%

Rovio (angry birds) (93 votes)

 46%

Neither, i'm happy been me! (849 votes)

 21%

Uhh what!? (392 votes)

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galdor
galdor Jun 2 2011, 12:50am says:

no one gives a **** about Rovio i guess :P

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INtense! Creator
INtense! Jun 2 2011, 1:31am replied:

well they are widely sucessful and basically known by every man, woman and child on the planet. however they invented a rather basic game. whereas minecraft really innovated, I think our audience will be a little biased to minecraft as a result!

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HaydenB
HaydenB Jun 2 2011, 2:04am replied:

so...umm... who are they?

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JoshZemlinsky
JoshZemlinsky Jun 2 2011, 4:25am replied:

Nope i never heard of Angry birds, nor that company... Are they any good?

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MrSkwidge
MrSkwidge Jun 2 2011, 7:26am replied:

Ive never heard of either of them.

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Kamikazi[Uk]
Kamikazi[Uk] Jun 2 2011, 8:08am buried:

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If you never heard of those companies you shouldn't be on this site. I personally don't think any of those companies innovated that much. I have both games and love them, but minecraft copyed most of there mechanics and artstyle from another game, it's still growing and becoming it's own game though and angry birds is so insanely basic and idea has been doing millions of times but they added a nice artstyle that is really all.

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feillyne Staff
feillyne Jun 2 2011, 8:11am replied:

Added a moment ago:
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BTW, the site didn't have it when the poll was added. So you know... "If you never heard of those companies you shouldn't be on this site" makes the whole situation seem ironic.

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Kamikazi[Uk]
Kamikazi[Uk] Jun 2 2011, 9:27am buried:

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Not really considering angry birds is probably one of the biggest games around you would have to be living in a underground shelter to not know what it is, meaning if your on a game dev site and don't know about angry birds then you need to catch up with the times xD.

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EvilAngel
EvilAngel Jun 2 2011, 8:35pm replied:

I dont live under a rock you noob, and I have never played angry birds, it looks ****.

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Garyn Dakari
Garyn Dakari Jun 2 2011, 9:46pm replied:

I've never played it either, but I've heard of it.

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Slevo
Slevo Jun 3 2011, 4:09pm replied:

developers that are normally on this site don't have time to play other games anyways majority are busy working 24/7 :/, Just becuase they are game developers or programmers does not mean they like playing games personally. i myself enjoy programming in any form not so much playing games all day lol

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Garyn Dakari
Garyn Dakari Jun 3 2011, 5:12pm replied:

Most people here aren't even developers though:P

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Flash112
Flash112 Jun 3 2011, 4:24pm replied:

from which game they did copy minecraft? i would love to play the FATHER OF MINECRAFT :D except its Infiminer or Stranded :D

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macacos2
macacos2 Jun 2 2011, 5:51pm replied:

What kind of ******* poll is this?

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bosnian_dragon
bosnian_dragon Jun 3 2011, 3:41pm replied:

Basically I've never heard of that name...

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Ice_Man_120
Ice_Man_120 Jun 5 2011, 5:45am replied:

well I never heard of them. I only know of good games and developers. sorry if your offended that I don't know what angry birds is.

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Garyn Dakari
Garyn Dakari Jun 2 2011, 1:50am says:

Why would you want to be anyone but yourself? Option 3, with no hesitation.

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Herr_Alien
Herr_Alien Jun 2 2011, 5:41am replied:

I hear that :) !

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Dremth
Dremth Jun 2 2011, 1:59am says:

Really, I don't understand the craze behind Angry Birds. I mean, it's fun I suppose, but it's not really anything too new. I remember playing a flash game called Crush the Castle which is essentially the same exact game but in a medieval setting, and it actually was released almost 8 months before Angry Birds by Armor Games. Personally, I think Minecraft is a much greater feat of game development, and it's still growing and developing into a bigger and better game. However, there hasn't really been anything new to come out of Angry Birds other than new platform releases and holiday skin packs and whatnot. I realize this poll is focused on WHO I'd rather be and not the better GAME, but regardless I'd rather be whoever developed the better game, which I believe to be Notch. Of course, I'm happier being me instead of either of them, but I felt like that was a cop-out answer and basically just a way to invalidate the credibility of the poll's results. I'd be much more interested in the results of a poll with just the first two choices.

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Henley Staff
Henley Jun 2 2011, 2:08am says:

I would rather be mr money, known to the world as money.

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feillyne Staff
feillyne Jun 2 2011, 3:54am replied:

The one susceptible to inflation, greed, and generally being printed out of thin air, with nothing of value backing you up? No thanks.

Could understand if somebody would like to be a gold nugget, though. Even if an unrefined one.

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Garyn Dakari
Garyn Dakari Jun 2 2011, 4:24am replied:

*Shrug*
Money is just a tool, nothing more. One should only try to get it to further your goals, not to collect it. Once all you think about is money, it's time to re-think a few things about your life ;)

EDIT: That wasn't supposed to sound insulting to anybody, that's just what money is to me.

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OnlySolus
OnlySolus Jun 2 2011, 3:53am says:

Weird poll is weird, but I would be prefer to be me + get alot of money! :)

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JX6
JX6 Jun 2 2011, 4:18am says:

i'm finnish, rovio is finnish... finland rocks!

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Landon1121
Landon1121 Jun 2 2011, 4:21am says:

notch.... nuff said

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Matt_Bak3r
Matt_Bak3r Jun 2 2011, 5:39am says:

*Shiver* Ravio hell no, there isin't anything intresting with his games. Not bad meant but. That guy is too full of himself.

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Nawwx
Nawwx Jun 2 2011, 5:55am buried:

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Notch is the god.
Nobody is more powerful than Notch.

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macacos2
macacos2 Jun 2 2011, 11:56am replied:

Because he made "Lego online" which played by children around the globe?
Your definition of power saddens me.

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AFellowStalker
AFellowStalker Jun 2 2011, 2:55pm replied:

If you think only children play it you are an idiot.

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macacos2
macacos2 Jun 2 2011, 6:39pm replied:

Children and adults who still have a kid on the emotional side of them.

But mostly children.

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Flash112
Flash112 Jun 3 2011, 4:27pm replied:

but if you play CoD then you are a MANLY MAN on the inside, but if WoW then you are the wizard of the elven mountain and you wear "underpants of epic agility" xD

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Garyn Dakari
Garyn Dakari Jun 2 2011, 3:33pm replied:

A person makes a freakishly awesome game = He is a god? That doesn't make sense...Minecraft is one of my favorite games ever, but come on...

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moci
moci Jun 2 2011, 6:06am says:

Rovio is a company not a person?

"Rovio is an entertainment media company based in Finland, and the creator of the globally successful Angry Birds franchise. Rovio was founded in 2003 as a mobile game development studio, and the company has developed several award-winning titles for various mobile platforms."

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altercuca
altercuca Jun 2 2011, 6:22am says:

im happy being me :)

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ModMage
ModMage Jun 2 2011, 6:44am says:

Never heard of either one of 'em. Guess this means I should start playing more videogames.

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O-2-L
O-2-L Jun 2 2011, 7:02am says:

It's like the old question of "would you rather be rich and famous or just rich?"
I'd rather not have to deal with the fame to be honest and would choose just to be rich

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cW#Ravenblood
cW#Ravenblood Jun 2 2011, 7:42am says:

Im happy o be myself. They made on cool game, but who says that they stay successfull? Hthey cant develop what they want. I could do :D if I can. Im happy to be myself witz all my good and bad sides :D

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Potteh.
Potteh. Jun 2 2011, 8:23am says:

Why would you ask someone who they want to be? Isn't that a slight bit, sickening?

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Metalspy
Metalspy Jun 2 2011, 8:40am says:

Happy me is happy being.. me. Notch speaks Swedish so that's a no-go :( Oh wait.. that was a joke. (Seriously, no offense to you Swedes :P)

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TheOneandOnly
TheOneandOnly Jun 2 2011, 8:43am says:

Well I voted for being me, but being Notch would be pretty cool. Making loads of money for poorly done game programming? Sounds alright.

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Ravious
Ravious Jun 2 2011, 9:58am says:

Seriously, people that are happy about being themselves? I'm one unsuccessful bastard.

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lordegern
lordegern Jun 2 2011, 10:30am says:

Well, i just like to chill...xD

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Tatsur0
Tatsur0 Jun 2 2011, 10:37am says:

My life experience > Minecraft/Angry Birds. I'm doing well money wise and have the freedom to create my own games so an easy one for me. I love my life so "Me". That and my work schedule is so much more intense and I think I'd get bored elsewhere heh.

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TrooperHUN
TrooperHUN Jun 2 2011, 12:19pm says:

Both of them are impersonations of everything whats wrong with the industry today: laziness, not knowing anything about video games, and stealing other people's ideas.

I miss the "kill both" button.

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BluishGreenPro
BluishGreenPro Jun 2 2011, 12:37pm says:

I gotta me me, unprofitable me!... wait...

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Eegah
Eegah Jun 2 2011, 1:06pm says:

I'm Notch's hat. Suck it!

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l0p
l0p Jun 2 2011, 2:25pm says:

Who wouldn't want to be Notch who has a **** tone of money?

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DuckSauce
DuckSauce Jun 2 2011, 3:24pm replied:

Me

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Garyn Dakari
Garyn Dakari Jun 2 2011, 3:36pm replied:

Me. Money ain't everything ;) This really is a weird poll you know...I mean, if actually were that other person, than you would have their brain as well, and you wouldn't be you anymore. I suppose we're supposed to see the poll as "If we could be in their shoes".

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DuckSauce
DuckSauce Jun 3 2011, 5:16am replied:

@GarynDakari

Pretty much yeah, though I see this poll more as a "Would you like to be a rich guy?" except you could be yourself and be rich, so the poll remains strange.

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Garyn Dakari
Garyn Dakari Jun 3 2011, 2:44pm replied:

I don't think I'd want to be rich either...

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Ark_
Ark_ Jun 2 2011, 4:57pm replied:

I just dont think id like a beard :/

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