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April 18, 2010


FFF Results Post #206 -- 2nd Tier

On Friday, CR readers were asked to "Name Five Superpowers You'd Like To Have That Are NOT On The Following List Of Standard Choices: Flying, Invisibility, Super-Strength, Super-Speed, Reading Minds." This is how they responded.

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Tom Spurgeon

1. Walking Through Walls
2. Persuasion
3. Immortality
4. Never Gets Tired
5. Fortunato!

*****

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Tom K. Mason

* Breathing Underwater
* X-Ray Vision
* Stretching
* Super Intelligence
* Giant-Sizing

*****

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Rob Clough

1. Underwater breathing
2. Entering the dreams of others
3. Speaking & understanding any language
4. Power of illusion
5. Alchemical/element transformative ability

*****

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Sean T. Collins

* Mind control
* Telekinesis
* Energy blasts
* Retractable claws
* Not having to go to the bathroom ever again because of super-efficient body

Editor's Note: Way to count to five, Collins

*****

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Don MacPherson

1) Chemical transmutation
2) Time travel
3) Shape-shifting
4) Teleportation
5) X-ray vision

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Tom Bondurant

1. Heat vision
2. Telescopic vision
3. Super-hearing
4. Teleportation
5. Telekinesis

*****

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Stephen Frug

1. Wolverine's healing factor
2. Doug Ramsey's language gifts
3. Fumes's memory
4. Teleportation
5. Ability to heal others

*****

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Scott Dunbier

1) Travel through Time
2) Stop Time around me
3) Regenerate myself
4) Heal others
5) Master of all tech stuff

*****

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Ben Ostrander

1. Loosen person's bowels
2. No need to breathe
3. Look like anyone I choose
4. Jump really high
5. Confuse people

*****

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Michael Grabowski

1. Wall Crawling
2. Gladstone Gander's Good Luck
3. Super-Speed Reading
4. Wolverine's Fast Healing
5. Leap Tall Building Single Bound

*****

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Paul Stock

* Ability to travel through wires (Atom)
* Ability to converse with birds (Hawkman)
* Ability to gesture hypnotically (Mandrake)
* Ability to crush & burn Tokyo (Godzilla)
* Heal the sick, raise the dead (Christ)

*****

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Peter Duffy

1. Telekinesis
2. Invulnerability
3. Hex
4. Animal communication
5. Master of disguise

*****

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Chris Duffy

1. Teleportation
2. Shooting various rays from eyes
3. Speed reading
4. Seeing into the past
5. Super-relaxation

*****

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James Langdell

1. Invent devices as needed
2. Multiple bodies
3. Rapid healing
4. Projecting heat
5. Insects obey my commands

*****

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Chris Eliopoulos

Teleportation
Invulnerability
Telekinesis
Multiplicity
Seeing the future

*****

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Matthew Craig

1. Wall-Crawling
2. Regeneration
3. Hyper-Metabolism
4. "Hungry Dog" Powers of Mental Focus
5. More Arms; More Deoderant

(with apologies to Douglas Adams)

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Sean Kleefeld

1. Pyrokinesis
2. Teleportation
3. Wall-Crawling
4. Regeneration
5. Chronokinesis

*****

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Andrew Mansell

1. Super Smart
2. Time Traveler
3. Self-Healing Powers
4. Alchemy
5. Force Field Wielder

If you haven't deduced: I plan to go back in time, corner the Gold Market and then protect myself from those meddling kids and their damn dog.

*****

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Justin J. Major

1. Nigh-Invulnerability
2. Twelfth-Level Intelligence
3. Super Karate
4. Transforming into living iron
5. Biting through and consuming all forms of matter

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Matt Chan

1. Inherent omniscience
2. Self-imposed selective forgetfulness
3. Time travel
4. Eternal youth
5. Transformation into Tom Spurgeon

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Paul Dwyer

1. Indestructibility
2. Empathic Healing
3. Telekinesis
4. Teleportation
5. Shapeshifting

*****

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Grant Goggans

1. "Liar, liar, pants on fire" (from Evan Dorkin)
2. Reprint whatever I command, publishers!
3. Teleport roadside litterbugs into ocean
4. Mute button for caterwauling felines
5. Every superpower you can't name (Doom Patrol's Brotherhood of Dada)

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Danny Ceballos

1. Teleportation
2. Shape Shifting
3. Indestructability
4. Time Travel
5. Looking Like Cary Grant

*****

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John Parkin

1. Walk through walls
2. Control the weather
3. Teleportation
4. Shape shifting
5. Probability manipulation ("luck" powers)

*****

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Mark Coale

1. time travel
2. alchemy/element changing
3. shapeshifting
4. teleportation
5. super genius

*****

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Nathan Schreiber

1. freeze time
2. healing factor
3. invisibility
4. unlimited credit
5. make it sunny and 78

*****

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Eric Knisley

1. Matter-eating
2. Bouncing
3. Super Ventriloquism
4. Super Breath
5. The ability to duplicate myself. Just till I need glasses.

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Uriel A. Duran

1) Precognition
2) Retrocognition
3) Xenoglossy
4) Dowsing
5) Bilocation

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Justin Colussy-Estes

1. Ability to look like anyone (The Chameleon)
2. Photographic reflexes (Taskmaster)
3. Change reality with sweater letter (Letterman)
4. Ability to return from death (Mr. Immortal)
5. Every power never thought of (The Quiz)

*****

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Daniel Mata

* ocean commanding
* gender shifting
* Matter eating
* body stretching
* power flatulating

*****

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Joumana Medlej

1. Turn anything into pure H2O
2. Teleportation
3. Accelerated learning
4. Healing (others)
5. Astral sight

*****

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Mike Buntag

I pick the omnipotent/villainous powers:

* Teleportation -- Better than flying
* Matter transmutation -- e.g. Dr. Manhattan
* Shapeshifting -- e.g. Sauron
* Powers of persuasion/pheromone control -- e.g. Glorious Godfrey
* Perfect recall -- e.g. Taskmaster

*****
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