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X-Men Character Sorter!

Post by Cable » 21 May 2016, 18:09

Alright I have finally finished an X-Men Character Sorter; it took me a bit longer because I actually made three versions of it. For people with varying levels of patience, there is a minimum, standard, and maximum version.

Minimum Sorter--This has 50 characters. Using the neutral options can alter how long it will take, but this requires around 150 votes.

Standard Sorter--This has 100 characters and requires around 350 votes.

Maximum Sorter--This has 150 characters and requires around 550 votes.

I would love to see people's results so post them here! And if you have friends into comics or frequent other comics boards then please share!

Thanks to the site staff for letting me use the pictures, they greatly enhance it I think.
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Re: X-Men Character Sorter!

Post by EphemeristX » 21 May 2016, 19:50

So awesome. So, if you ever choose "I like both", it'll keep those two at the same rank forever. Good to know.

I did the 150 and it took 900 battles. My top ten were:

Psylocke
Wolverine
Cyclops
Emma Frost
Storm
Rogue
Magik
Magneto
Colossus
Dazzler

and my bottom ten were:

Primal
Lifeguard
Firefist
Ink
Wolf Cub
Wallflower
Feral
Doop
Gateway
X-Treme
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Post by Magik84 » 21 May 2016, 21:05

Very Cool, I did the Maximum Sorter.

My top 10:
Rogue
Nightcrawler
Iceman
Multiple Man
Polaris
Magneto
Dazzler
Shadowcat
Cecelia Reyes
Gambit

My Bottom 10
Feral
Triage
Sabretooth
X-Treme
Ink
Gateway
Risque
Velocidad
Primal
Zero

It's interesting, there are some constant favorites up there, but also I think I've been influenced by what I've been reading recently (namely Excalibur and Peter David's original X-Factor run)
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Re: X-Men Character Sorter!

Post by Anna Raven » 21 May 2016, 22:26

Maximum Sorter:

Top 10:
1. Rogue
2. Nightcrawler
3. Colossus
4. Storm
5. Mystique
6. Multiple Man
7. Iceman
8. Magneto
9. Forge
10. Gambit

Bottom 10:
150. X-Treme
149. Ink
148. Revanche
146. Benjamin Deeds
147. Risque
145. Triage
144. Goldballs
143. Skin
142. Maggot
141. Empath
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Re: X-Men Character Sorter!

Post by RingOtaku » 22 May 2016, 00:48

Minimum Sorter:
Top Ten:
Multiple Man
Archangel
Shadowcat
Nightcrawler
Magik
Rachel
Iceman
Havok
Strong Guy
Professor X
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Re: X-Men Character Sorter!

Post by xx mistah » 22 May 2016, 01:51

With the maximum sorter option, which took 852 battles

Top 15 (yes, because they are all relevant haha)

1.Rogue
2.Storm
3.Magneto
4.Psylocke
5.Wolverine
6.Iceman
7.Cyclops
8.Mystique
9.M
10.Jubilee
11.Chamber
12.Archangel
13.Madrox
14.Domino
15. Phoenix

Bottom 10 (only 10 because they're less relevant...)

140.Triage
141.Benjamin Deeds
142.Risque
143.Wolfcub
145.Tag
146.Hope
147.Firefist
148.Ink
149.Goldballs
150. Angel

Overall, I didn't know I liked Mags that much. But I think the current UXM run, which I find is the best X-book out right now, has definitely influenced my top 10. Bottom half I am less surprised about, they are either characters that function as dues ex machinas, Bendis creations or mutants that I do not care for since their appearances have just been during horrible runs (remember: Young X-men anyone?).

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Re: X-Men Character Sorter!

Post by Flapflop » 23 May 2016, 13:14

My list of the minimum sorter

Rank Character
1 White Queen
1 Stepford Cuckoos
1 Psylocke
1 Colossus
1 Jubilee
1 Havok
1 Bishop
1 Gambit
1 Wolverine
10 Nightcrawler
11 Dazzler
12 Banshee
13 Magneto
13 Cyclops
15 X-23
16 Magik
17 Boom-Boom
18 Polaris
19 Rogue
20 Forge
21 Husk
22 Rachel Grey
23 Shadowcat
23 Storm
25 Archangel
26 Phoenix
27 Professor X
28 Marrow
29 Domino
30 Cable
31 Deadpool
32 Strong Guy
33 Iceman
34 Beast
35 Siryn
36 Cannonball
37 Longshot
38 Sunspot
39 Magma
40 M
41 Cypher
42 Wolfsbane
43 Warpath
44 Moonstar
45 Chamber
46 Warlock
47 Rictor
48 Feral
49 Multiple Man
50 Shatterstar
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Post by Tyler5618 » 23 May 2016, 15:14

I did the max sorter. It took 827 battles!

Top 10 List:
1. Storm (shock)
2. Psylocke
3. Rachel Grey
4. Dazzler
5. Nightcrawler
6. Rogue
7. Northstar
8. M
9. Juggernaut
10. Bishop

I'm honestly surprised that Juggs and Bishop are so high on my list.


Bottom 10 List (pretty accurate):
148. Glob Herman
148. Guardian
148. Beak
147. Doop
146. Ink
145. Stacy-X
143. Angel Salvatore
143. Maggott
142. Puck
140. Tag

Just above these bottom ten are every Bendis kid, all in a sequence.
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Re: X-Men Character Sorter!

Post by Anna Raven » 23 May 2016, 15:59

It looks like that except for Flapflop, Multiple Man is one of the most under-rated X-Men for sure.
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Re: X-Men Character Sorter!

Post by Blackcyclops » 23 May 2016, 16:04

Maximum sorter (895 takes):
1. Cyclops
2. Magneto
3. Genesis
4. X-Man
5. Storm
6. Cable
7. Pete Wisdom
8. Havok
9. Rogue
10. Madrox
11. Anole
12. X-23
13. Emma Frost
14. Quentin Quire
15. Cannonball
16. Dr. Nemesis
17. Wolverine
18. M
19. Colossus
20. Oya

Unsurprisingly Kitty Pryde, Xavier, and Rachel (as far as big named X-Men go) are near the bottom of my list...while X-Force members and Summers were pretty much in my top 50.

Bottom:
130. Snowbird
131. Aurora
132. Tag
133. Cypher
134. Match
135. Gateway
136. Wallflower
137. Stacy X
138. Ink
139. Slipstream
140. Wolf Cub
141. Revanche
142. Loa
143. Sunfire
144. Risque
145. Benjamin Deeds
146. Copycat
147. Hijack
148. Empath
149. Firefist
150. Thunderbird
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Re: X-Men Character Sorter!

Post by Wings » 23 May 2016, 16:39

My top 15....

1. Rogue
2. White Queen
3. Storm
4. Omega Sentinel
5. Siryn
6. Polaris
7. Surge
8. Rictor
9. Northstar
10. Iceman
11. M
12. Hellion
13. Shatterstar
14. Pixie
15. Anole

(My X-Factor and Academy X love shows through here I think :) )


Bottom 10
1. Thunderbird I
2. Wild Child
3. Firefist
4. Stacy X
5. Puck
6. Tempus
7. Benjamin Deeds/Morph
8. Hijack
9. Feral
10. Ink
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Post by Cable » 23 May 2016, 18:29

I feel like you can get an idea of some people's reading history by some of these. Like I'm going to go out on a limb here and guess Flapflop wasn't an X-Factor reader. And Tyler you look like you didn't read much of the late 90s/early 2000s. I suppose it is possible you did though and were just miserable lol
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Re: X-Men Character Sorter!

Post by Blackcyclops » 23 May 2016, 18:31

Cable wrote:I feel like you can get an idea of some people's reading history by some of these. Like I'm going to go out on a limb here and guess Flapflop wasn't an X-Factor reader. And Tyler you look like you didn't read much of the late 90s/early 2000s. I suppose it is possible you did though and were just miserable lol
Oooooo! What does my list say about me? LOL
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Post by Tyler5618 » 23 May 2016, 18:38

Cable wrote:I feel like you can get an idea of some people's reading history by some of these. Like I'm going to go out on a limb here and guess Flapflop wasn't an X-Factor reader. And Tyler you look like you didn't read much of the late 90s/early 2000s. I suppose it is possible you did though and were just miserable lol
Actually, you're exactly right. Late 90s/Early 2000s was my gap decade in reading comics. So funny.
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Re: X-Men Character Sorter!

Post by EphemeristX » 23 May 2016, 21:54

Blackcyclops wrote:
Cable wrote:I feel like you can get an idea of some people's reading history by some of these. Like I'm going to go out on a limb here and guess Flapflop wasn't an X-Factor reader. And Tyler you look like you didn't read much of the late 90s/early 2000s. I suppose it is possible you did though and were just miserable lol
Oooooo! What does my list say about me? LOL
I'd go out on a limb and say you were a GenX/New Mutants 2 kid. It looks like you missed the 80s/early 90s and you're not a Bendis fan.
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Re: X-Men Character Sorter!

Post by Abaddon » 24 May 2016, 01:00

Great job Cable! I tried the minimum sorter first and here are the results:

1 Wolfsbane
2 Boom-Boom
3 Cannonball
4 X-23
5 Domino
6 Warpath
7 Siryn
8 Nightcrawler
9 Rogue
10 Deadpool
11 Husk
12 Wolverine
13 Gambit
14 Moonstar
15 Psylocke
16 Phoenix
17 Forge
18 Colossus
19 Rachel
20 Cable
21 Cypher
22 Storm
23 Banshee
24 Dazzler
25 Magneto
26 Stepford Cuckoos
27 Archangel
28 White Queen
29 Bishop
30 Shadow Cat
31 Chamber
32 Multiple Man
33 Marrow
34 Jubilee
35 Sunspot
36 Professor X
37 Iceman
38 Cyclops
39 Havok
40 Magma
41 Beast
42 Rictor
43 Magik
44 Feral
45 Strong Guy
46 Warlock
47 M
48 Polaris
49 Longshot
50 Shatterstar

I'll be back to try the Maximum sorter later. :D
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Re: X-Men Character Sorter!

Post by manuel_mc89 » 24 May 2016, 14:49

I did the Maximum, and it took me 783 battles:

My Top 15:

1: White Queen
2: X-23
3:Phoenix
4:Rogue
5: Nightcrawler
6:Storm
7:Magneto
8:Multiple Man
9:Mystique
10: Psylocke
11: Magik
12:Legion
13: Gambit
14: Pixie
15: Moonstar

My worst 10:

140: Hijack
141:Risque
142: Joseph
143: Guardian
144: Shaman
145: Firefist
146: WildChild
147: Tag
148: Copycat
149: Feral
150: Wind Dancer

Im also surpirsed Magneto ranked so higher up, but i believe really when i think of the character this last few years, and the work from Cullen,i had to choose. Also i though Armor would have ranked higher, and i think that Wolverine, and Rictor ought to be higher up to, but hey, i guess ive chosen.

Also also, the bottom are all character ive never read in an actual comic and Hijack from Bendis run.
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Re: X-Men Character Sorter!

Post by Anna Raven » 24 May 2016, 15:04

Not a fan of Alpha Flight, ay? You hoser. ;)
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Post by manuel_mc89 » 24 May 2016, 17:45

I have never read it, no. Might try it on Marvel Unlimited once I catch up with proper X-men and New Mutants.
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Re: X-Men Character Sorter!

Post by Abaddon » 25 May 2016, 01:34

I did the maximum this time and it took 801 battles.

The top 20:

1. Wolfsbane
2. Boom-Boom
3. Cannonball
4. Siryn
5. Warpath
6. Domino
7. Surge
8. Hope
9. X-23
10. Rogue
11. Mercury
12. Pixie
13. Wolverine
14. Husk
15. Deadpool
16. Nightcrawler
17. Hepzibah
18. Forge
19. Gambit
20. Meggan

The bottom 20:

130. Fantomex
131. Bling!
132. Angel
133. Empath
134. Sunfire
135. Stacy-X
136. Beak
137. Glob Herman
138. Eye Boy
139. Oya
140. Shatterstar
141. Feral
142. Longshot
143. Layla Miller
144. Kid Omega
145. Ernst
146. Kid Gladiator
147. Goldballs
148. Rictor
149. Wither
150. Triage
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Re: X-Men Character Sorter!

Post by No Coast Avenger » 25 May 2016, 04:20

My Top 15:

1. Storm
2. Nightcrawler
3. Rogue
4. Dazzler
5. Psylocke
6. Northstar
7. Boom Boom
8. Vindicator
9. Magneto
10. Mystique
11. X-23
12. Moonstar
13. Gambit
14. Wolverine
15. Wolfsbane

My Bottom Whatever:

138. Copycat
138. Eye Boy
138. Firefist
138. Velocidad
138. Hijack
143. Hope
143. Bling
143. X-Treme
146. Primal
146. Wolf Cub
148. Ink
148. Slipstream
150. Goldballs

Clearly, I had a hard time deciding which of those last few characters I totally hated, but Goldballs somehow won by losing.

I've been inch-worming through Alpha Flight over the last year, and I think that definitely came through in my picks. Sasquatch was also nearly top 15, and Aurora nearly top 20.

Otherwise, there are some surprises in my higher picks. I'm surprised Mystique is so high, and Wolfsbane is so low. I think I accidentally mouse-dragged when X-23 was matched against Dani, because I meant to rank Moonstar higher, although I would have had to think about it.

I think Gambit was kind of an impulse pick during certain match-ups. Like, he would get paired up with characters that I kind of knew were cooler than him, but my inner child would say "nuh-uh."

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Re: X-Men Character Sorter!

Post by gfhq2002 » 25 May 2016, 05:00

Maximum:

Top 20:
1. Xorn
2. Omega Sentinel
3. Magneto
4. Polaris
5. Cecilia Reyes
6. Rogue
7. Phoenix
8. Ernst
9. Mystique
10. Magik
11. Psylocke
12. Northstar
13. Jubilee
14. Cyclops
15. Quicksilver
16. Frenzy
17. X-23
18. Emma Frost
19. Gambit
20. Domino

Bottom 20:
130. Prodigy
131. Trance
132. Ink
133. Zero
134. Oya
135. Benjamin Deeds
136. Gold Balls
137. Tempus
138. Slipstream
139. Triage
140. Darwin
141. Primal
142. Kid Gladiator
143. Shaman
144. Lila Cheney
145. Hijack
146. Wallflower
147. Wolf Cub
148. Lifeguard
149. Wind Dancer
150. Tag

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Re: X-Men Character Sorter!

Post by bamf » 25 May 2016, 13:13

Top 20
1. Nightcrawler
2. Archangel
3. Phoenix
4. Psylocke
5. Havok
6. Magneto
7. Juggernaut
8. Rogue
9. Cannonball
10. Iceman
11. Sunspot
12. Storm
13. Northstar
14. Domino
15. White Queen
16. Siryn
17. Firestar
18. Multiple Man
19. Deadpool
20. Wolverine

Bottom 20
131. Vindicator
132. X-Treme
133. Skids
134. Ernst
135. Lila Cheney
136. Copycat
137. Thunderbird
138. Tag
139. Revanche
140. Velocidad
141. Joseph
142. Risque
143. Tempus
144. Benjamin Deeds
145. Firefist
146. Primal
147. Ink
148. Hijack
149. Goldballs
150. Triage


I did the maximum and it took 885 battles. I tried to do this as "stream of consciousness" as possible so that I didn't think too hard and talk myself into choices. I feel like a LOT of my bottom picks have a lot to do with just lack of exposure to the characters. I don't inherently dislike Vindicator...I just don't know much about her. On the other side of that it's of no suprise to me that Bendis' new class and a bunch of the Lights ranked as low as they did.

My top picks don't really surprise me at all, except maybe Siryn breaking the Top 20. I would read the crap out of an X-Men line that starred these characters (but I guess that's why they rank where they do.) This was a lot of fun!
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Re: X-Men Character Sorter!

Post by WorldWideWade » 25 May 2016, 16:28

Only have time for Minimum right now.

Top 10:
1 - Beast
1 - Magneto
3 - Rogue
3 - Cyclops
5 - Multiple Man
6 - Nightcrawler
7 - Magik
8 - Monet
9 - Strong Guy
10 - Deadpool

Bottom 10:
41 - Cypher
42 - Chamber
43 - Husk
44 - Stepford Cuckoos
45 - Marrow
46 - Longshot
47 - Warlock
48 - Shatterstar
49 - Magma
50 - Feral

My top 10 are not a surprise in the least and I doubt they would change all that drastically if I did the max sorter. I think Rockslide or a mainstay Exile (if they are on the list) might sneak in there. The bottom half would obviously drastically change as I can't say I dislike any of the above 10 other than maybe Feral.

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Re: X-Men Character Sorter!

Post by Leo » 27 May 2016, 07:09

I did the maximum and it took me 788 battles.

My top ten are:
Cyclops
X-Man
Psylocke
Northstar
Colossus
Storm
Polaris
Dr Nemesis
Dazzler
Magneto

My top 5 basically are my top X-Men draft picks. Go figure! Lol

My bottom nine:
Icarus
Feral
Beak
Glob Herman
Zero
X-Treme
Hepzibah
Lifeguard
Doop
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