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Robert Shepherd
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Joined: 30 March 2014
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Posted: 13 May 2017 at 2:11pm | IP Logged | 1  

I took this test, knowing I would not do well, since I haven't read an X-Man comic in many years. I got 40% right.

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Brian Hunt
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Posted: 13 May 2017 at 4:17pm | IP Logged | 2  

You fared better than me. 36%. None of them in any way
compelled me to want to read any X-book.
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Brian Miller
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Posted: 13 May 2017 at 4:38pm | IP Logged | 3  

I got 40%. I guessed on all but one and on that one, recognized one of the names and chose it. If it wasn't multiple choice, I wouldn't have gotten any. 
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Matthew Wilkie
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Posted: 13 May 2017 at 4:38pm | IP Logged | 4  

Staggeringly I also got 40%. I only knew one and guessed the rest.

Did leave me cold though.
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Thom Price
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L’Homme Diabolique

Joined: 29 April 2004
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Posted: 13 May 2017 at 4:52pm | IP Logged | 5  

I didn't recognize a single character, but a few good guesses got me a 48% score and an overall feeling of satisfaction that I don't read X-comics.
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Mario Ribeiro
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Posted: 13 May 2017 at 5:09pm | IP Logged | 6  

Also 40%.
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Steve De Young
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Posted: 13 May 2017 at 6:40pm | IP Logged | 7  

I got 68%, though there was a lot of guessing in there for me, too. 

I have to admit to a soft spot for Forget-Me-Not.  In his first appearance, it was revealed that he had been an X-man for 6 years, but his mutant power is that nobody remembers him, and he is blanked out from recording devices.  So he apparently saves the X-Men all the time, and then they forget about it.
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John Byrne

Beam Me Up, Scotty!

Joined: 11 May 2005
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Posted: 13 May 2017 at 7:02pm | IP Logged | 8  

32%
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Mike Norris
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Posted: 13 May 2017 at 7:11pm | IP Logged | 9  

56%. Most guessing. 
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Bert Kruger
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Posted: 13 May 2017 at 7:14pm | IP Logged | 10  

32% as well....and all but 3 were just a guess.
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Dave Phelps
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Posted: 13 May 2017 at 7:30pm | IP Logged | 11  

52% but I only really knew four of them. At least some weren't hard to guess based on the image provided.
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Doug Centers
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Posted: 13 May 2017 at 7:32pm | IP Logged | 12  

32%........100% guesses.
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Matthew Chartrand
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Posted: 13 May 2017 at 9:12pm | IP Logged | 13  



  I gave up after 4 questions.
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Josh Goldberg
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Joined: 25 October 2005
Location: United States
Posts: 2007
Posted: 13 May 2017 at 9:51pm | IP Logged | 14  

24%
Got six right.  Pure lucky guesses all.  I didn't recognize a single character.
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Michael Roberts
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Posted: 13 May 2017 at 10:19pm | IP Logged | 15  

Most of these characters are just disposable Xavier School students.
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Robert Shepherd
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Posted: 13 May 2017 at 11:41pm | IP Logged | 16  

Steve, I've heard of Forget-Me-Not once before and I think it's such an interesting/tragic idea/power. He must live a very lonely life.
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Gundars Berzins
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Posted: 13 May 2017 at 11:58pm | IP Logged | 17  

I guessed a whopping 36%. I knew none of them.
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Bill Collins
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Posted: 14 May 2017 at 1:13am | IP Logged | 18  

44% mostly by luck than knowledge! Three things struck
me,they are really scraping the barrel for powers,they
are really scraping the barrel for code names and i find
the art really ugly and not to my taste,i guess i`ve
been spoiled by the likes of J.B.,Dave Cockrum,George
Perez,Walt Simonson,The Romitas and Buscemas to name a
few!
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Petter Myhr Ness
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Posted: 14 May 2017 at 3:44am | IP Logged | 19  

Scored a whopping 4 %. Had no idea who any of these were. Long time since I've read an X-Men comic. And I feel in no big hurry to pick one up again...
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John Byrne

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Posted: 14 May 2017 at 5:26am | IP Logged | 20  

One of the characters was a mutant whose power was to explode -- only he could not reconstitute after doing so.

I was immediately reminded of the joke that used to be around the Marvel offices when I was starting out -- that there was a third Summers brother who had exploded upon reaching puberty.

I also found myself wondering exactly how this character would know he had this power?

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Leigh DJ Hunt
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Joined: 20 February 2008
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Posted: 14 May 2017 at 6:19am | IP Logged | 21  

Steve, I've heard of Forget-Me-Not once before and I think it's such an interesting/tragic idea/power. He must live a very lonely life.
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Feels similar to the Silence from Doctor Who.

PS. 28%, I think I knew 2 of them.


Edited by Leigh DJ Hunt on 14 May 2017 at 6:20am
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John Popa
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Posted: 14 May 2017 at 7:26am | IP Logged | 22  

36% - Guessed on nearly everything. I did know the 1 or 2 from Morrison's run, which I read.  

(And I guess we can't say creators at Marvel aren't creating new characters these days!)


Edited by John Popa on 14 May 2017 at 7:30am
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John Cole
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Joined: 02 March 2008
Location: United States
Posts: 358
Posted: 14 May 2017 at 8:11am | IP Logged | 23  

20% and I'm surprised I guessed that well.
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Ghislain Wachowiak
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Joined: 16 April 2004
Location: France
Posts: 142
Posted: 14 May 2017 at 8:49am | IP Logged | 24  

56%, most of them guesses
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Robbie Moubert
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Evertonian

Joined: 16 April 2004
Location: United Kingdom
Posts: 1019
Posted: 14 May 2017 at 9:17am | IP Logged | 25  

16%, all guesses.
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