Poll Suggestion: IMDb Poll Board Top Five Favorite Comedy Films!

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https://www.imdb.com/list/ls046577098/  Give me your top five favorite funny movies and I will add it to my list.  Feel free to change your picks anytime.  :)
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My top 5 is:
Mom's Night Out 2014
Big Trouble 2002
Heaven Bound 2017
Duck Soup 1933
One, Two, Three 1961
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NarniaisAwesome

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Oh my gosh Mom's Night Out is sooooooooo funny!  I would've made my #6, lol!
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Please add
6. High Society (1956)
7. The Replacements (2000)
8. 17 Again (2009). 
9. Horse Feathers (1932)
10. Old Dogs (2009)
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NarniaisAwesome

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So sorry - Ed informed me that 10 picks would be too overwhelming for a voter; we denounced the announcement.  :)  Thanks.
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ElM.

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TOP SECRET! The funniest film ever! I repeat: the funniest film ever!
Tootsie
Back to the Future
The Ballad of the Daltons
Asterix and Cleopatra (1968)

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it's a mad mad mad  mad world (1963)
La grande Vadrouille (1966)
The Party (1968)
Young Frankenstein (1974)
Groundhog Day (1993)
The Big Lebowski (1998)
There's Something About Mary (1998)

If you ever watched Sophie's Choice you CAN'T ask me to separate any of my children, so do your worst and pick from those....





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NarniaisAwesome

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Okay, lol, will try to pick from those.  :)  Thanks!
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albstein

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I first have to ask you this. Is the poll about

(subtle but important differences!)

-the movies we find most funny in general
-our favorite movies that happen to be in the comedy genre
-the movies we find most funny in the comedy genre?
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I had the same problem too....

our favorite movies that happen to be comedies...
the funniest movies we've ever seen...
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NarniaisAwesome

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Just any movies you've seen that make you laugh!  :)
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Then my list is:

Sherlock, jr. (1924) - more of a placeholder for Buster Keaton in general
Trouble in Paradise (1932)
The Twelve Tasks of Astérix (1976)
Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)
Airplane! (1980)

(what a tragedy to leave so many great movies out)
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NarniaisAwesome

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Thank you very much; all added!  :)
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Paok-Kilkis

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Groundhog Day
Ted
Scary Movie
The Truman Show
Deadpool 
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NarniaisAwesome

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Thanks!  Added!
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My top 5 is;
-Airplane!
-Mrs. doubtfire
-Ali g indahouse
-Back to the future
-Life of Brian
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NarniaisAwesome

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Added!
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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Beetlejuice (1988)
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
MASH (1970)
Caddyshack (1980)
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)
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Added, thank you!  (And yes, LAH is one of my favorite comedies.)  ;)
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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What's LAH?
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NarniaisAwesome

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Uh... Last Action Hero.  ;)  It's been on T.V. a lot lately; I'm wanting a sequel real bad.  :)
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MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT!!!!!!!!!!!
Poll Idea has been changed!  You must now pick your Top 10 Comedies, because it's just too hard to have just 5.  Thank you.
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NarniaisAwesome

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Dan Dassow: Please update the title of my list.  :)
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NarniaisAwesome

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Okay, just forget what I said up there (about the ten movies, not LAH!)  I guess 10 is too much.  I cracked up there for a minute.  ;)
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MAJOR DENOUNCEMENT!!!!
:)
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NarniaisAwesome

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I'm a fluff head.  ;)
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Image result for fluff head
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NarniaisAwesome

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LOL!  :D  I wish there was a gif to describe how much I'm laughing now.  ;)
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NarniaisAwesome

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Thank you, added!
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I forgot about Anchorman it was really funny
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This was so difficult. : )

Crimes & Misdemeamors
Easy A
Lost in America
The Royal Tenenbaums
Waiting for Guffman

This was tough for a few reasons, including that there are funny films that I like more and think are better but I don't think are quite as funny as the above because they're not really comedies. 'Pulp Fiction,' for example, is one of my favorite films, a masterpiece, and I find parts of it extremely funny but I would never call it a comedy. 'Transamerica,' as another example, is considered to be, in part, a comedy, and I like it more than three of the films above but, even though I think it's funny, the reasons I like it so much has so much to do with other aspects of the film. But, of course, I think that the dramatic content that 'Crimes & Misdemeanors' explores is exquisite but it's also one of the funniest films to me. (That reminds me of another tough choice: I decided that I would only include one Woody Allen film so his movies didn't monopolize my list.)

Anyway, tough choices often make for good polls and I think this one is a good example of that. Kudos. 

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Hi, I'm so sorry that it's taken me so long to respond. I feel like I'm in a cartoon and I'm running as fast as I can to keep up with the treadmill that I'm on but the treadmill keep going faster and faster and - splat - I fall and get flattened out like a pancake in the treadmill's loop, lol. 

Anyway, I think that anything that makes it easier for the voter to see the film's page is ideal but 1) Most voters probably just look for the titles that they already know and probably don't spend the time to click on many, if any, links of titles in a poll with so many films, and 2) It's very time consuming to add all of those links so weigh that against the likelihood (or lack thereof) that a significant number of voters will click on the links. If I've got a lot of extra time on my hands, I usually do add as many links as I can but, if I'm short on time, I don't unless I think there's a compelling reason to.

It's very unlikely that it would impact if the poll will go live or not. If a poll admin thinks that this should go live but thinks links would make it better, he or she would most likely leave a post recommending them. I think that this is a good poll idea, with a diverse list of films, as well, and will likely go live but usually these "Poll Board Picks" polls take a little longer to go live because poll admins generally like to give people enough time to add their suggestions. 

'Hope that helps a bit. : )
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OOPS!
Image result for falling off the treadmill gif

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rubyfruit: Thank you and I agree. :)
Ed: Whoa!  :)
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You're welcome and thank you, Narnia!

And Ed: Ouch, I've seen that happen to cartoon characters but I didn't know it actually happens. : ) 
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She is in HEELS!!!
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Bump!
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Airplane! funniest movie ever!
Scary Movie 3
The Dictator
You Dont Mess With the Zohan
Deadpool
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Thank you, will add!
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NarniaisAwesome

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Added!
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I had to keep it down to five but any comedy list is incomplete without Robin Williams and Jim Carrey movies. Afterthought. 
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5) Animal House
4) The Jerk
3) Blazing Saddles
2) Monty Python and the Life of Brian
1) Monty Python and the Holy Grail
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Working on other lists now (man, I need to learn to not have too many poll suggs in the fire!)  will add yours and Mohit's soon!  :)  Thank you!
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NarniaisAwesome

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Yours added!  The 70's were a good time for your favorite comedies, lol!
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no political correctness!
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Here's a refresher on the list: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls046577098/
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The link doesn't seem to work.
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Typo:
Which picks do you agree with the most?
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So sorry, guys - I'm taking a break from IMDb Polls.  I deleted the list; so very sorry to have wasted your time.  Jessica: Please keep this thread so I can look back in case I want to pick it up again.  Thank you all, and again, so sorry.
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Thanks, I don't think I deleted many live poll lists, but if I did it's okay - I wouldn't need to change them.  I don't think they were very image related, I wouldn't need to fix them.  Thank you!
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I'll miss you and your polls, Narnia. I'm disappointed that I won't see this one go live soon but I understand, of course, and hope you enjoy your break. It's technically spring so that's a good time for a break but I hope you come back soon. : ) 
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NarniaisAwesome wrote:
Thanks, I don't think I deleted many live poll lists, but if I did it's okay - I wouldn't need to change them.  I don't think they were very image related, I wouldn't need to fix them.  Thank you!
Some of your live polls are based on image lists. Unfortunately, IMDb occasionally removed images upon which images polls are based. The poll author can only replace an image if the list upon which the poll still exists

I hope you've been able to enjoy the nice weather in Missouri today.
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I was just coming to give my suggestions.
Enjoy your break Narnia and hope to see you soon back. The more the merrier.
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Dan: Thanks, I think my polls will be okay.  And yes, the weather was LOVELY!
Pencho15: Sorry to disappoint; I'm not really leaving GS, just slowing down on the poll making.  I had too poll-irons in the fire, and I need to start over.  :)  I'll bring the most of the same poll suggs back; I remember them.