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On Wednesday, May 2, 2012, 17:35h UTC, a Kodi Forum thread titled XBMC 13.0 - codename "G?" was created to record suggestions for the codename to be used for what would become the v13 stable release of Kodi.

The Team has spoken

During November 2012, Ned Scott administered a poll on the popular Condorcet Internet Voting Service (CIVS) to determine the codename of the Kodi stable release which was to follow v12 "Frodo." At its conclusion on Thursday, November 22, 2012, 09:21h UTC with 36 total votes cast by Team Kodi members, "Gotham" was the Condorcet winner and became the codename for the subsequent release of Kodi v13. The results remain available for public inspection.

Nominees and results

Result Name Picture Origin Notes
1st Gotham Fictional city where DC Comics superhero Batman lives Undefeated vs. all other choices
2nd Genesis First book of the Hebrew Bible and Christian Old Testament Loses to Gotham, 16–10
3rd Gizmo Small, furry creature voiced by Howie Mandel in the 1984
American horror film wikipedia:Gremlins
Loses to Genesis, 13–12
4th Galilei Italian polymath credited with the development of
observational astronomy
Loses to Gizmo, 14–10
5th Grendel Antagonist in Anglo-Saxon epic poem Beowulf Loses to Galilei, 13–11
6th Grimlock Fictional leader of the Dinobots in the American animated
television robot franchise The Transformers
Loses to Grendel, 13–11
7th Gremlin Mischievous 20th century folkloric creature to whom unexplained
malfunctions in aircraft and other machinery are attributed
Loses to Grimlock, 11–9
8th Gandalf Wizard in J.R.R. Tolkien's legendarium Loses to Gremlin, 13–9
9th Golem Anthropomorphic being in Jewish folklore created entirely from
inanimate matter (usually clay or mud)
Loses to Gandalf, 12–10
10th Gargamel Fictional wizard who is the sworn enemy of the titular
protagonists of the Belgian comic franchise The Smurfs
Loses to Golem, 9–7
11th Goo Metamorphic flying blue mermaid who spits blue goo balls in
the American clay animation franchise Gumby
Loses to Gargamel, 9–8
12th Gollum Stoor hobbit originally named Sméagol in
J.R.R. Tolkien's legendarium
Loses to Goo, 9–7
Gallifrey Fictional planet in the British science fiction television series
Doctor Who
Loses to Gollum, 10–8
Genie Invisible spirit creatures in early pre-Islamic Arabian mythology Loses to Gollum, 10–7
15th Godzilla Titular destructive, prehistoric sea monster from a
Japanese film series
Loses to Gallifrey, 8–7
16th Goodspeed Father of the fictional character Ethan Rom, the original
antagonist of the American television series Lost
Loses to Godzilla, 9–8
17th Godfather Fictional head of New York crime family in Mario Puzo's novel,
The Godfather
Loses to Goodspeed, 7–4
18th Green Goblin Alias of several supervillains appearing in American comic books
published by Marvel Comics
Loses to Godfather, 9–8
19th Grayling Common name of several species of freshwater food and
game fish in the family Salmonidae
Loses to Green Goblin, 8–5
20th Galadriel Elf queen in J.R.R. Tolkien's legendarium Loses to Grayling, 7–4
21st Gangnam Style K-pop song by South Korean rapper Psy whose music video
went viral
Loses to Galadriel, 8–5
22nd Garfield Garfield.png Titular orange cat in American comic strip by Jim Davis Loses to Gangnam Style, 7–6
23rd Glocal Reflecting or characterized by both local and global
considerations, or the end state of the process of Glocalization
Loses to Garfield, 7–4
Glitter An assortment of small, reflective particles that come in a variety
of shapes, sizes, and colors
Loses to Glocal, 5–4
Gold Precious metal and chemical element with the symbol Au and
atomic number 79
Loses to Glocal, 5–3
26th Gamgee Surname of a hobbit in J.R.R. Tolkien's legendarium Loses to Gold, 5–4
27th Gaga An informal English word meaning 'senile', 'insane' or 'infatuated' Loses to Gamgee, 6–3
28th Gesus Gesus.png Sardinian form of the masculine given name derived from Iēsous, the
Ancient Greek translation of the Hebrew and Aramaic name Y'shua
Loses to Gaga, 6–3
Glorfindel An elf lord in J.R.R. Tolkien's legendarium Loses to Gesus, 5–4
Girls Plural word used to describe young human females, typically in childhood or adolescence Loses to Gesus, 6–3