Beard Battle #1

Posted by: Atheist-Independent

I have began my own sequence of polls about the superiority of real or fictional characters beards. Basically what you do is vote for the one with the best beard, in your opinion. Enjoy!

17 Total Votes


Gandalf, or Gandalf the Grey, is a fictional character in J.R.R Tolkein's acclaimed Lord of the Rings series and also in the Hobbit. Gandalf is a member of the Istari order, an order of man-like creatures who were sent by the Valar to compete with t... he forces of Sauron. Gandalf is more commonly known, however, for his participation in the Fellowship of the Ring which was established for the destruction of the Ring of Power. Gandalf is portrayed in the Lord of the Rings films by Ian McKellan and unfortunately, his beard is fake   more
11 votes

John Knox

John Knox was a Scottish reformer and clergyman during the 16th century. Knox is most famous for his dedicated work in Scotland during the Protestant Reformation which had began in Germany. In the beginning of his career Knox became involved in poli... tics by attempting to replace Queen Mary de Guise as regent of Scotland. This caused him to become imprisoned by French forces and eventually banished from the country. Fortunately for Knox, he managed to return to the country later in his life and continued his work, and eventually became accredited for the large percentage of Presbyterianism within Scotland   more
4 votes

Karl Marx

Karl Marx was a German philosopher and economist who lived in Prussia during the mid 18th century. Marx is most famous for his joint creation of the Communist Manifesto along with Frederich Engels. Due to this publication, Marx is often considered a... s the Father of Communism. His work inspired many future communists such as Vladimir Lenin and Mao Tse Dung   more
1 vote

Grigori Rasputin

Grigori Rasputin was born as a Russian peasant during the late 18th century. Despite his lowly rank, Rasputin eventually became an important advisor of the Romanov royal family, the leaders of the Russian Empire. Rasputin became an influential figur... e within the Russian society due to his miraculous rise up in the social hierarchy. What makes Rasputin most famous, or infamous, is his seeming inability to die. Rasputin had been poisoned, shot, and drowned before he had finally died   more
1 vote

Reinhold Messner

Reinhold Messner is an Italian mountaineer most famous for climbing all fourteen of the "8,000-ers". These are the fourteen mountains which have a peak which is above 8,000 meters (26,247 ft) tall. Messner is also famous for being the first man to c... limb Mt. Everest alone and also without any supplementary oxygen. Messner has published 63 books about his accomplishments and adventures in several different languages   more
0 votes
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PetersSmith says2014-11-17T21:38:20.9032355-06:00
Please, you already know I mastered this poll before.
Atheist-Independent says2014-11-17T21:39:02.2390068-06:00
I am making a sequence. A bracket of sorts.
Atheist-Independent says2014-11-17T21:39:13.0808678-06:00
Plus, I'm bored :P
PetersSmith says2014-11-17T21:46:39.8508287-06:00
How is Engels not even on here, c'mon. His beard was so powerful that, combined with Marx's, it can seize the means of production for the working class...
Atheist-Independent says2014-11-17T21:47:34.0778191-06:00
He is certainly going to appear in one of the other three rounds.
Atheist-Independent says2014-11-17T21:47:56.9636059-06:00
I couldn't have both Marx and Engels together, it would be WAY too communist.
Atheist-Independent says2014-11-17T21:49:35.7765395-06:00
Knox is taking the lead :P
Atheist-Independent says2014-11-17T21:51:09.7845499-06:00
Gandalf with a come back!
Atheist-Independent says2014-11-17T21:51:19.3451566-06:00
OK, I'll stop now.
PetersSmith says2014-11-17T21:51:49.3315639-06:00
Atheist-Independent: You must be really bored to not only make the poll, but to also provide commentary on the votes.
Atheist-Independent says2014-11-17T21:52:49.4867063-06:00
And now PetersSmith is here with some commentary on the matter!
Atheist-Independent says2014-11-17T21:53:05.4705960-06:00
Gandalf takes the lead!
Famine says2014-11-17T21:58:46.1430511-06:00
Atheist-Independent says2014-11-17T21:59:37.3999712-06:00
If anyone has swag, Messner does. That guy climbed Everest alone without oxygen. Plus he has an awesome beard.
Atheist-Independent says2014-11-17T22:07:02.5246644-06:00
Surprising that Marx has no votes.

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