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List of Recent Polls

NOTE : This list does not include the poll on the frontdoor.

(Poll ran from Sunday, May 9, 2010 to Sunday, September 19, 2010)

Question : Who's your favorite mother?

Choices :
  • Beru Lars
  • Breha Organa
  • Jobal Naberrie
  • Leia Organa-Solo
  • Mara Jade-Skywalker
  • Morrigan Corde
  • Nomi Sunrider
  • Padmé Skywalker
  • Shmi Skywalker
  • Tenel Ka Chume Ta' Djo
  • View Results
    (Poll ran from Saturday, April 17, 2010 to Sunday, May 9, 2010)

    Question : When did you first discover's Fan Fiction Archive?

    Choices :
  • 2002
  • 2003
  • 2004
  • 2005
  • 2006
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
  • 2010
  • View Results
    (Poll ran from Wednesday, February 24, 2010 to Saturday, April 17, 2010)

    Question : What failed romantic pairing do you like the most?

    Choices :
  • Han/Bria
  • Jacen/Tenel Ka
  • Leia/Prince Isolder
  • Luke/Callista
  • Luke/Shira
  • Obi-Wan/Satine
  • Obi-Wan/Siri
  • Padme/Palo
  • Qui-Gon/Tahl
  • View Results
    (Poll ran from Sunday, January 31, 2010 to Friday, April 2, 2010)

    Question : Who is your favorite droid?

    Choices :
  • Guri
  • HK-47
  • IG-88
  • Mouse Droids
  • R2-D2
  • R4-P17
  • Trade Federation Battle Droids
  • Whistler
  • View Results
    (Poll ran from Monday, March 30, 2009 to Sunday, January 31, 2010)

    Question : What alien culture do you enjoy writing/reading about the most?

    Choices :
  • Bothan
  • Ewok
  • Wookiee
  • Mon Calamari
  • Vong
  • Chiss
  • Falleen
  • Sandpeople
  • Other
  • View Results
    (Poll ran from Monday, September 15, 2008 to Monday, March 30, 2009)

    Question : What fandom do you enjoy writing or reading besides Star Wars?

    Choices :
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer/Angel
  • Dr Who/Torchwood
  • Harry Potter
  • Lord of the Rings
  • Marvelverse/DCverse
  • Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Star Trek
  • Twilight
  • Other
  • View Results
    (Poll ran from Saturday, May 31, 2008 to Monday, September 15, 2008)

    Question : Who is your favorite villain to read/write?

    Choices :
  • Jacen/Caedus
  • Krayt
  • Malak
  • Palpatine
  • Shira Brie/Lumiya
  • Thrawn
  • Vader
  • Xanatos
  • Other
  • View Results
    (Poll ran from Monday, February 25, 2008 to Saturday, May 31, 2008)

    Question : Which comic has influenced/inspired your writing the most?

    Choices :
  • Legacy
  • Union
  • Tales of the Jedi
  • Knights of the Old Republic
  • Marvel/Dark Horse Classics
  • Boba Fett/Bounty Hunters
  • Tales
  • Empire
  • Republic
  • View Results
    (Poll ran from Friday, August 31, 2007 to Monday, February 25, 2008)

    Question : After you have finished writing your story, how far do you go with the beta reading process?

    Choices :
  • I only correct typos.
  • I fix grammar errors but leave the plot untouched.
  • I intentionally look for plot loopholes.
  • I re-write entire scenes.
  • I re-write entire chapters.
  • I re-write the entire story.
  • View Results
    (Poll ran from Monday, November 27, 2006 to Thursday, August 30, 2007)

    Question : Which pro-author has had the most influence (positively or negatively) on your fan fic writing?

    Choices :
  • Kevin J. Anderson
  • Matthew Stover
  • Troy Denning
  • Michael Stackpole
  • Aaron Allston
  • Jude Watson
  • James Luceno
  • Kathy Tyers
  • Other
  • View Results
    (Poll ran from Monday, April 3, 2006 to Monday, November 27, 2006)

    Question : With the Star Wars saga completed, what area of the timeline do you find most interesting to write about?

    Choices :
  • Prequel Era
  • Between the Trilogies
  • Original Trilogy Era
  • Post-ROTJ
  • I refuse to choose, I'll write in all of them.
  • View Results
    (Poll ran from Monday, December 26, 2005 to Monday, April 3, 2006)

    Question : Which Master/Apprentice relationship from the Star Wars saga interests you the most?

    Choices :
  • Yoda and Luke
  • Obi-Wan and Luke
  • Obi-Wan and Anakin
  • Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan
  • Yoda and Dooku
  • Sidious and Maul
  • Dooku and Qui-Gon
  • Sidious and Vader
  • Artoo and Threepio
  • View Results
    (Poll ran from Monday, June 6, 2005 to Monday, December 26, 2005)

    Question : Which scene or sequence from Revenge of the Sith inspired you the most?

    Choices :
  • Obi-Wan and Anakin's duel
  • Leia brought to Alderaan/Luke brought to Tatooine
  • Padme watching from afar as Anakin struggles with his thoughts in the Jedi Temple
  • The battle on Kashyyyk
  • Obi-Wan and Anakin's banter in the opening sequence.
  • Executing Order 66
  • Birth of the twins/The death of Padme/The Birth of Vader
  • Padme confronting Anakin
  • The duel between Yoda and Palpatine
  • View Results
    (Poll ran from Monday, January 24, 2005 to Monday, June 6, 2005)

    Question : How difficult is it to find the TFN Fanfic Archive link from the main site under the new format?

    Choices :
  • Somewhat easy, but not as prominent as under the previous format.
  • Quite difficult, if I hadn't known what to look for I wouldn't have found it.
  • Moderately difficult, but I was able to find it.
  • Very easy, I found it right away.
  • View Results
    (Poll ran from Monday, December 15, 2003 to Monday, February 2, 2004)

    Question : What is your opinion of the volunteer beta reader list maintained by the TFN Archive?

    Choices :
  • I've never used it.
  • It's okay. I only use it when I can't find anyone else.
  • I've used it in the past but didn't get the kind of assistance I needed.
  • View Results
    (Poll ran from Monday, June 2, 2003 to Friday, September 12, 2003)

    Question : Which events occurring between the trilogies would you most like to read about?

    Choices :
  • The life of crime for Han and/or Lando
  • The birth of the Rebellion
  • Obi-Wan's life on Tatooine
  • The lives of ordinary citizens (established and original characters) during the rise of the Empire.
  • Examples of the twins unconsciously using the Force
  • The fate of prequel characters not in the original trilogy
  • The Jedi Purge
  • The life of Anakin as Vader
  • Leia's rise in politics before ANH
  • View Results
    (Poll ran from Monday, February 10, 2003 to Monday, June 2, 2003)

    Question : What type of story do you like best?

    Choices :
  • Romance
  • Drama
  • Alternate Universe
  • Crossovers
  • Angst
  • Action/Adventure
  • Political Intrigue
  • SW Historical
  • Missing Scene
  • View Results
    (Poll ran from Monday, December 16, 2002 to Monday, February 10, 2003)

    Question : What age bracket do you fit into and how involved are you in fan fiction?

    Choices :
  • 20 - 24 Read and write
  • 25 - 29 Read and write
  • 30 - 39 Read and write
  • 40+ Read and write
  • 20 - 24 Just read
  • 25 - 29 Just read
  • 30 - 39 Just read
  • 40+ Just read
  • 13 - 19 Just read
  • View Results
    (Poll ran from Monday, November 18, 2002 to Monday, December 16, 2002)

    Question : What do you think about the comment feature at the archive?

    Choices :
  • I love it, it's a great way to state my opinion.
  • It's just right, if I wanted an in depth discussion, I'd use the discussion mailing list.
  • It's okay, but I only leave comments for the fics I really like.
  • It's good, but I wish it allowed for more discussion about the stories.
  • View Results
    (Poll ran from Tuesday, September 24, 2002 to Monday, November 18, 2002)

    Question : Do you prefer reading...

    Choices :
  • ...short stories
  • ...multi-part stories
  • ...long stories, the longer the better!
  • in progress
  • View Results
    (Poll ran from Monday, August 5, 2002 to Tuesday, September 24, 2002)

    Question : What types of scenes do you find the most difficult to write?

    Choices :
  • Expository scenes (filling in facts)
  • Jedi duels
  • Romantic moments
  • Comic relief
  • Political discussions
  • Suspenseful moments
  • Angst scenes
  • Dreams/Force visions
  • Death scenes
  • View Results
    (Poll opened on Monday, July 1, 2002)

    Question : Do you listen to music while writing/reading fan fics? If so, what sort of music?

    Choices :
    Author's recommendations
    Whatever is on the radio
    I don't listen to music

    View Results
    (Poll opened on Monday, June 17, 2002)

    Question : Seeing Attack of the Clones has inspired me to...

    Choices :
    ...write (or read about) new Star Wars cultures, like the Kaminoans and Geonosians, or newly expanded ones, like the Tusken Raiders and bounty hunters.
    ...write (or read about) the adventures of the characters during the ten years between The Phantom Menace and Attack of the Clones.
    ...write (or read) speculative ideas about Episode III.
    ...write (or read about) the lives of Clones' minor characters, like Zam Wesell or Taun We.
    ...go back to writing or reading Classic Trilogy stories, or the Classic Expanded Universe.
    ...write (or read about) the period of time between the trilogies.
    It didn't inspire me to do much of anything.

    View Results
    (Poll opened on Sunday, May 12, 2002)

    Question : I prefer fan stories whose primary settings are:

    Choices :
    EU worlds (Bakura, Dathomir, Melida/Daan, etc)
    Worlds of the fan author's creation
    No preference -- take me wherever you want!
    The major Star Wars worlds (Tatooine, Naboo, Dagobah, etc)

    View Results
    (Poll opened on Monday, March 25, 2002)

    Question : When I'm deciding which fanfic to read at the TFN Archive, I usually...

    Choices :
    Use the search function to find stories about my favorite characters
    Search for authors I know I like
    Am usually re-reading things I've read elsewhere
    Go for the catchiest graphic
    Sort by hits or title (ascending or descending)
    Am usually referred to it by the author or another acquaintance
    Read all the summaries to see what's interesting
    Go for a catchy title

    View Results
    (Poll opened on Monday, February 4, 2002)

    Question : The Star Wars stories I like best to read are about...

    Choices :
    Politicians and/or royalty
    Bounty hunters
    Imperial soldiers/Battledroids
    Rebel Soldiers/Republic soldiers
    Characters in walks of life that the movies never showed

    View Results
    (Poll opened on Monday, January 7, 2002)

    Question : When I'm writing a story I most commonly...

    Choices :
    Ask for feedback at the JC Forums.
    Get it critiqued from people on the Fan Fiction Archive beta list.
    Don't let anyone see it until I'm completely done!
    Am too scared to let anyone read it...

    View Results
    (Poll ran from Tuesday, December 4, 2001 to Thursday, January 10, 2002)

    Question : Seeing the trailer for Episode II: Attack of the Clones has...

    Choices :
  • Made me think of a few story ideas
  • Not had any impact on my story ideas
  • Cut off some of the ideas I was working on
  • Completely negated all the story ideas I was working on
  • View Results
    (Poll ran from Tuesday, November 20, 2001 to Thursday, January 10, 2002)

    Question : When writing fanfic, where do you get your inspirations from?

    Choices :
  • books
  • movies
  • other fanfics
  • things that happen on the street/in real life
  • all or several of the above
  • other
  • View Results
    (Poll ran from Monday, October 8, 2001 to Thursday, January 10, 2002)

    Question :

    Choices :
  • I only like them if they incorporate all the spoilers I've heard.
  • I only read them if I'm absolutely sure there are no spoilers.
  • I read them if they're good stories, and ignore any differences that might crop up.
  • What's the point? The movie's going to cover that territory, and I'm waiting for it.
  • View Results
    (Poll ran from Monday, September 10, 2001 to Thursday, January 10, 2002)

    Question :

    Choices :
  • Elements from the Extended Universe novels (New Jedi Order, Jedi Apprentice, Thrawn trilogy, etc)
  • Elements from the EU novels, plus comic books and other sources.
  • Everything that's ever been officially published.
  • Elements from other fanfics.
  • The movies, plus anything that seems useful... but feel free to disregard the rest.
  • The elements from the movies only.
  • View Results
    (Poll ran from Monday, August 13, 2001 to Friday, September 14, 2001)

    Question :

    Choices :
  • Leia Organa
  • Han Solo
  • Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader
  • Boba Fett
  • Padmé Naberrie/Amidala
  • Obi-Wan Kenobi
  • Yoda
  • Lando Calrissian
  • Shmi Skywalker
  • View Results
    (Poll ran from Monday, July 23, 2001 to Wednesday, August 15, 2001)

    Question :

    Choices :
  • Read it and write it occasionally.
  • Read it frequently and write it occasionally.
  • Both read and write it frequently.
  • Read it occasionally and write it frequently.
  • Rarely read it, but write it frequently.
  • Don't read it or write it much.
  • View Results
    (Poll ran from Friday, June 29, 2001 to Wednesday, August 15, 2001)

    Question :

    Choices :
  • The diversity of fics in length
  • The ease of contacting the staff of the archive
  • Articles
  • The ability to give feedback and comments to authors
  • One can contribute to the site without being archived
  • It's fast and easy to get around
  • The high quality of the archived stories
  • The polls
  • The lexicon
  • View Results
    (Poll ran from Wednesday, June 13, 2001 to Friday, June 29, 2001)

    Question :

    Choices :
  • I like the creativity and freedom that fic writers have.
  • I always wanted to know what happened between the movies and the books or just between the movies.
  • Canon and pro authors don't tell me about the minor characters and fics do.
  • I don't like the books and fan fiction is a different sort of thing.
  • I don't know, I just do.
  • It's Star Wars... do I need another reason?
  • I don't read fan fiction. I'm just here for the free food.
  • The NJO isn't doing anything for me.
  • View Results
    (Poll ran from Monday, May 28, 2001 to Thursday, June 14, 2001)

    Question :

    Choices :
  • Other web sites
  • Online discussion boards/Usenet
  • I date back to the paper 'zines
  • I wrote it without knowing anyone else did
  • You mean there's more of this out there?
  • View Results
    (Poll ran from Monday, May 14, 2001 to Tuesday, May 29, 2001)

    Question :

    Choices :
  • Han taking Luke, Obi-Wan and the 'droids to Alderaan
  • Anakin winning the podrace
  • Darh Maul killing Qui-Gon
  • Luke destroying the Death Star
  • Anakin turning back to the Light Side and killing Palpatine at the end fo Return of the Jedi
  • That ewok stealing the speeder in Return of the Jedi
  • The Falcon getting away from the space slug in The Empire Strikes Back
  • View Results
    (Poll ran from Saturday, April 28, 2001 to Monday, May 14, 2001)

    Question :

    Choices :
  • The Handmaidens
  • Romance
  • Humor
  • Han/Leia stories
  • Classic Trilogy stories
  • Intertrilogy stories
  • Prequel stories
  • Jedi Apprentice
  • Anakin/Padme Amidala stories
  • View Results
    (Poll ran from Friday, April 13, 2001 to Tuesday, May 8, 2001)

    Question :

    Choices :
  • Mr. P and DarthCleo spent way too much time coding the site
  • It rocks!
  • Pretty good
  • It's amazing!
  • It's OK
  • My site is better
  • Horrid, really bad, incredibly bad
  • I'd give it an F-minus if I was a cynic english teacher
  • It doesn't even show up on my browser
  • View Results

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