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The new series of Doctor Who is ...

21 votes
67% 
Fantastic.
10% 
Witty and entertaining, although not quite as terrifying as I had hoped.
5% 
Very British, but that's part of its charm.
0% 
Much the same as the old series.
10% 
Spoilt by Christopher Eccleston's manic grinning and relentless cheerfulness.
0% 
Full of naff storylines and unconvincing plastic villains.
5% 
Dreadful.
5%
I don't know what it is.

Are you put off by the science in science fiction?

10 votes
10% 
No, the science is my favourite aspect.
10% 
No, science usually intrigues me.
30% 
No, so long as you don't need a Phd to understand what is going on.
10% 
Only if the writer is more concerned with technology than telling a good story.
20% 
Only when the science is clearly wrong.
10% 
Yes, I prefer to avoid science fiction that is too technical.
10% 
Yes, that's exactly why I never read science fiction.
0%
I don't know.

Have science fiction films become too violent?

43 votes
9% 
Yes, and I think it's great. Bring on the gore!
49% 
Yes, and it's corrupting the youth of the world.
12% 
Yes, but it's usually justified by the subject matter.
14% 
Some of them have, but most are okay.
0% 
Only a small minority.
12% 
No.
2% 
I think science fiction films are actually less violent than they used to be.
2%
I don't know.

The best Anne Bishop book is ...

116 votes
16% 
Daughter of the Blood
11% 
Heir to the Shadows
31% 
Queen of the Darkness
8% 
The Invisible Ring
8% 
Pillars of the World
9% 
Shadows and Light
8% 
The House of Gaian
9%
Another book / I don't know

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