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The Team has spoken: http://www.cs.cornell.edu/w8/~andru/cgi-perl/civs/results.pl?id=E_59355f8ee87cb18e
On {{#timel:l, F j, Y, H:i\h T|2012-05-2T10:35:00-07:00}}, a Kodi Forum thread titled [[forum:130509|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}}.  


{| class="sortable wikitable"
== The Team has spoken ==
!Name !! picture !! origin !! notes
During November 2012, [[User:Ned Scott|Ned Scott]] administered a poll on the popular [https://civs1.civs.us/ Condorcet Internet Voting Service] (CIVS) to determine the codename of the {{Kodi}} stable release which was to follow v12 "[[Frodo]]." At its conclusion on {{#timel:l, F j, Y, H:i\h T|2012-11-22T09:21:15-00:00}} with 36 total votes cast by [[Archive:Team Kodi|Team Kodi members]], '''"[[Archive:Gotham API changes|Gotham]]"''' was the [[wikipedia:Condorcet winner criterion|Condorcet winner]] and became the codename for the subsequent release of {{Kodi}} v13. The '''[https://civs1.civs.us/cgi-bin/results.pl?num_winners=1&id=E_59355f8ee87cb18e&rkey=&algorithm=civs_ranked_pairs results]''' remain available for public inspection.
|-
 
| Gandalf || {{img|http://images1.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20120204215958/lotr/images/5/5f/Ian-mckellen-gandalf-220x165.jpg|200px}} || [[w:Gandalf|Lord of the Rings]] ||
== Nominees and results ==
|-
{| class="sortable wikitable" style="margin-left: 3em;"
| Galadriel || {{img|http://thainsbook.net/images/galadriel.jpg|200px}} || [[w:Galadriel|Lord of the rings]] ||
! scope="col" | Result
|-
! scope="col" | Name
| Glorfindel || {{img|http://www.theargonath.cc/characters/glorfindel/glorfindel2.jpg|200px}} || [[w:Glorfindel|Lord of the Rings]] ||
! scope="col" class="unsortable" | Picture
|-
! scope="col" class="unsortable" | Origin
| Gamgee || {{img|http://images3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20070623123243/lotr/images/2/20/Sam.jpg|200px}} || [http://lotr.wikia.com/wiki/Samwise_Gamgee Lord of the Rings] ||  
! scope="col" class="unsortable" | Notes
|-
|-
| Godfather || {{img|http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_md1jqw7Ucl1rdnlxno1_r1_1280.jpg|200px}} || [[w:The Godfather|Movie]] ||  
! scope="row" style="font-size: 2em;" | 1<sup>st</sup>
|-
| style="font-size: 2em; font-weight: bold; text-align: center; text-decoration: underline;" | [[wikipedia:Gotham City|Gotham]]
| Gallifrey || {{img|http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/8/8b/Gallifrey_Sound_of_Drums.jpg|200px}} || [[w:Gallifrey|Doctor Who]] place ||
| {{Img|https://static.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20140530010522/batman/images/3/32/BatmanArkhamKnightGothamCity.jpg|220px}} || Fictional city where [[wikipedia:DC Comics|DC Comics]] superhero [[wikipedia:Batman|Batman]] lives || Undefeated vs. all other choices
|-
|-
| Garfield || [[File:Garfield.png|200px|link=]] || [[w:Garfield|Comics]] ||
! scope="row" style="font-size: 1.8em;" | 2<sup>nd</sup>
|-
| style="font-size: 1.8em; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;" | [[wikipedia:Book of Genesis|Genesis]]
| Galilei || {{img|http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d4/Justus_Sustermans_-_Portrait_of_Galileo_Galilei%2C_1636.jpg|200px}} || [[w:Galileo Galilei|Galileo Galilei]]
| {{Img|https://i.swncdn.com/media/980w/cms/CW/faith/64162-tree-of-knowledge-1200.1200w.tn.jpg|220px}} || First book of the [[wikipedia:Hebrew Bible|Hebrew Bible]] and Christian [[wikipedia:Old Testament|Old Testament]] || Loses to Gotham, 16–10
|-
|-
| Genesis || {{img|http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/e4/2180_-_Pittsburgh_-_Mellon_Arena_-_Genesis_-_The_Carpet_Crawlers.JPG/267px-2180_-_Pittsburgh_-_Mellon_Arena_-_Genesis_-_The_Carpet_Crawlers.JPG|200px}} || Bible ||
! scope="row" style="font-size: 1.8em;" | 3<sup>rd</sup>
|-
| style="font-size: 1.8em; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;" | [[wikipedia:Gremlins|Gizmo]]
| Gold || {{img|http://www.numbersleuth.org/worlds-gold/gold-bar.jpg|200px}} || metal ||
| {{Img|https://www.julienslive.com/images/lot/4062/40622_0.jpg?1634397508|220px}} || Small, furry creature voiced by [[wikipedia:Howie Mandel|Howie Mandel]] in the 1984<br />American horror film [[wikipedia:Gremlins]] || Loses to Genesis, 13–12
|-
|-
| Grimlock || {{img|http://images2.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20120112212049/protagonist/images/5/5b/1424864-grimlock.jpg|200px}} || [[w:Grimlock|Transformers]] ||
! scope="row" style="font-size: 1.67em;" | 4<sup>th</sup>
|-
| style="font-size: 1.67em; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;" | [[wikipedia:Galileo Galilei|Galilei]]
| Gotham || {{img|http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/4/48/Gothamskyline.JPG|200px}} || [[w:Gotham City|Batman place]] ||
| {{Img|https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/5d/Galileo-sustermans4.jpg/220px-Galileo-sustermans4.jpg|220px}} || Italian polymath credited with the development of<br />[[wikipedia:Observational astronomy|observational astronomy]] || Loses to Gizmo, 14–10
|-
|-
| Green Goblin || {{img|http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/6/66/Green_goblin2.jpg/250px-Green_goblin2.jpg|200px}} || [[w:Green Goblin|Spider-man villain]] ||
! scope="row" style="font-size: 1.67em;" | 5<sup>th</sup>
|-
| style="font-size: 1.67em; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;" | [[wikipedia:Grendel|Grendel]]
| Gremlin || {{img|http://images1.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20101003175230/simpsons/images/d/d5/Gremlin.jpg|200px}} || [[w:Gremlin|mischievous creature who breaks airplanes]] ||
| {{Img|https://static.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20180408005149/the-demonic-paradise/images/f/f8/Grendel_the_monster.jpg|220px}} || Antagonist in Anglo-Saxon epic poem Beowulf || Loses to Galilei, 13–11
|-
|-
| Gizmo || {{img|http://fc06.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2011/009/d/4/gizmo_gear_1676_by_after_stock-d36stxi.jpg|200px}} || A mechanical device or part whose name is forgotten or unknown || Or the character from [[w:Gremlins|Gremlins]]
! scope="row" style="font-size: 1.5em;" | 6<sup>th</sup>
|-
| style="font-size: 1.5em; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;" | [[wikipedia:Grimlock|Grimlock]]
| Gangnam Style || {{img|http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2012/9/21/1348239903935/Psy-performs-Gangnam-Styl-010.jpg|200px}} || [[w:Gangnam Style|Viral internet video]] || http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bZkp7q19f0
| {{Img|https://static0.gamerantimages.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/Transformers-Fall-of-Cybertron-Grimlock-Dinobot-mode.jpg|220px}} || Fictional leader of the Dinobots in the American animated<br />television robot franchise [[wikipedia:The Transformers (TV series)|The Transformers]] || Loses to Grendel, 13–11
|-
|-
| Girls || {{img|http://www.straitpinkie.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/038.jpg|200px}} || Mystery creature || don't feed after midnight
! scope="row" style="font-size: 1.5em;" | 7<sup>th</sup>
|-
| style="font-size: 1.5em; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;" | [[wikipedia:Gremlin|Gremlin]]
| Gollum || {{img|http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/e/e0/Gollum.PNG/220px-Gollum.PNG|200px}} || [[w:Gollum|Lord of the Rings]] ||  
| {{Img|https://images.squarespace-cdn.com/content/v1/57eaab3659cc68cc4f3275a5/1550281219057-HMVBX19OHK4T81YT82Z5/Cockpit+Capers.jpg|220px}} || Mischievous 20th century folkloric creature to whom unexplained<br />malfunctions in aircraft and other machinery are attributed || Loses to Grimlock, 11–9
|-
|-
| Golem || {{img|http://www.ncsxshop.com/images/products/large/0807/dragon_quest_sofubi_golem.jpg|200px}} || [[w:Golem|animated anthropomorphic being, created entirely from inanimate matter (often stone)]] ||
! scope="row" style="font-size: 1.5em;" | 8<sup>th</sup>
|-
| style="font-size: 1.5em; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;" | [[wikipedia:Gandalf|Gandalf]]
| Gesus || [[File:Gesus.png|200px|link=]] || wat ||
| {{Img|https://images1.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20120204215958/lotr/images/5/5f/Ian-mckellen-gandalf-220x165.jpg|220px}} || Wizard in [[wikipedia:Tolkien's legendarium|J.R.R. Tolkien's legendarium]] || Loses to Gremlin, 13–9
|-
|-
| Goodspeed || {{img|http://images2.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20100918222517/lostpedia/images/6/66/Horace_Promo.jpg|200px}} || [http://lostpedia.wikia.com/wiki/Horace_Goodspeed Lost character] ||
! scope="row" style="font-size: 1.5em;" | 9<sup>th</sup>
|-
| style="font-size: 1.5em; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;" | [[wikipedia:Golem|Golem]]
| Genie || {{img|https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-TY2y_gFZArU/UJkmo2rcD1I/AAAAAAAAAi8/riVbo0tLpC4/s458/zappy_genie_lamp.png|200px}} || [[w:Genie|Supernatural wish dudes who live in lamps]] ||  
| {{Img|https://static.timesofisrael.com/www/uploads/2013/02/New-Golem.png|220px}} || Anthropomorphic being in [[wikipedia:Jewish folklore|Jewish folklore]] created entirely from<br />inanimate matter (usually clay or mud) || Loses to Gandalf, 12–10
|-
|-
| Goo || {{img|http://images2.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20100623152406/gumby/images/8/8c/2gwess3.jpg|200px}} || [[w:Goo_(Gumby_character)|A flying blue mermaid who spits blue goo balls and can change shape at will]] || Probably not what spiff had in mind, but the description was too awesome.
! scope="row" style="font-size: 1.5em;" | 10<sup>th</sup>
|-
| style="font-size: 1.5em; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;" | [[wikipedia:Gargamel|Gargamel]]
| Grayling || {{img|http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d5/Grayling.JPG|200px}} || [[w:Grayling (species)|fish]] ||
| {{Img|https://www.themarysue.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/gargamel-e1272898486835.jpg|220px}} || Fictional wizard who is the sworn enemy of the titular<br />protagonists of the Belgian comic franchise [[wikipedia:The Smurfs|The Smurfs]] || Loses to Golem, 9–7
|-
|-
| Gargamel || {{img|http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/d/da/Gargamel_and_Azrael_from_the_Smurfs.jpg/250px-Gargamel_and_Azrael_from_the_Smurfs.jpg|200px}} || [[w:Gargamel|Smurfs villain]] ||
! scope="row" style="font-size: 1.4em;" | 11<sup>th</sup>
|-
| style="font-size: 1.4em; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;" | [[wikipedia:Gumby|Goo]]
| Glocal || {{img|http://www.consumerinstinct.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/glocal-logo.gif|200px}} || [[w:Glocalization|Glocalization]] ||
| {{Img|https://static.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20140521010058/gumby/images/4/40/Goo_at_Fridge.jpg|220px}} || Metamorphic flying blue mermaid who spits blue goo balls in<br />the American clay animation franchise [[wikipedia:Gumby|Gumby]] || Loses to Gargamel, 9–8
|-
|-
| Glitter || {{img|http://i687.photobucket.com/albums/vv237/roniez/tmp/xbmc-girls.jpg|200px}} || yep... ||  
! scope="row" style="font-size: 1.4em;" | 12<sup>th</sup>
|-
| style="font-size: 1.4em; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;" | [[wikipedia:Gollum|Gollum]]
| Godzilla || {{img|http://thewashingtonroast.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/godzilla-3.jpg|200px}} || [[w:Godzilla|International lover and part-time giant lizard]] ||
| {{Img|https://s26162.pcdn.co/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/gollum.jpg|220px}} || [[wikipedia:Hobbit#Types|Stoor hobbit]] originally named Sméagol in<br />[[wikipedia:Tolkien's legendarium|J.R.R. Tolkien's legendarium]] || Loses to Goo, 9–7
|-
|-
| Grendel || {{img|http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/88/Stories_of_beowulf_grendel.jpg|200px}} || [[w:Grendel|Beowulf character]] ||
! scope="row" style="font-size: 1.4em;" | 13<sup>th</sup><br />(tie)
|-
| style="font-size: 1.4em; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;" | [[wikipedia:Gallifrey|Gallifrey]]
| Gaga || || Belgian expression for "crazy" ||  
| {{Img|https://static.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20100216140030/tardis/images/b/b7/The_Citadel.jpg|220px}} || Fictional planet in the British science fiction television series<br />[[wikipedia:Doctor Who|Doctor Who]] || Loses to Gollum, 10–8
|-
! scope="row" style="font-size: 1.4em;" | 13<sup>th</sup><br />(tie)
| style="font-size: 1.4em; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;" | [[wikipedia:Jinn|Genie]]
| {{Img|https://www.albawaba.com/sites/default/files/styles/d08_standard/public/im/misc/jinn.jpg|220px}} || Invisible spirit creatures in early [[wikipedia:Religion in pre-Islamic Arabia#Mythology|pre-Islamic Arabian mythology]] || Loses to Gollum, 10–7
|-
! scope="row" style="font-size: 1.4em;" | 15<sup>th</sup>
| style="font-size: 1.4em; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;" | [[wikipedia:Godzilla|Godzilla]]
| {{Img|https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/2/29/Godzilla_%2754_design.jpg|220px}} || Titular destructive, prehistoric sea monster from a<br />[[wikipedia:Godzilla (franchise)|Japanese film series]] || Loses to Gallifrey, 8–7
|-
! scope="row" style="font-size: 1.4em;" | 16<sup>th</sup>
| style="font-size: 1.4em; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;" | [[wikipedia:Lost (TV series)|Goodspeed]]
| {{Img|https://ncjl.files.wordpress.com/2008/07/horace-02.jpg|220px}} || [https://lostpedia.fandom.com/wiki/Horace_Goodspeed Father] of the fictional character [[wikipedia:Ethan Rom|Ethan Rom]], the original<br />antagonist of the American television series [[wikipedia:Lost (TV series)|Lost]] || Loses to Godzilla, 9–8
|-
! scope="row" style="font-size: 1.4em;" | 17<sup>th</sup>
| style="font-size: 1.4em; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;" | [[wikipedia:The Godfather (film series)|Godfather]]
| {{Img|https://www.capa.com/assets/img/22_SMS-Godfather_thumb-b2ed0a8ef2.jpg|220px}} || [[wikipedia:Vito Corleone|Fictional head]] of New York crime family in [[wikipedia:Mario Puzo|Mario Puzo]]'s novel,<br />[[wikipedia:The Godfather (novel)|The Godfather]] || Loses to Goodspeed, 7–4
|-
! scope="row" style="font-size: 1.4em;" | 18<sup>th</sup>
| style="font-size: 1.4em; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;" | [[wikipedia:Green Goblin|Green Goblin]]
| {{Img|https://cdn.mos.cms.futurecdn.net/MFFrNWYNJRWq94p7UEP2WX.jpg|220px}} || Alias of several [[wikipedia:Supervillain|supervillains]] appearing in American comic books<br />published by [[wikipedia:Marvel Comics|Marvel Comics]] || Loses to Godfather, 9–8
|-
! scope="row" style="font-size: 1.4em;" | 19<sup>th</sup>
| style="font-size: 1.4em; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;" | [[wikipedia:Thymallus|Grayling]]
| {{Img|https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/96/Thymallus_thymallus_P%C3%A9nzes_p%C3%A9r.jpg|220px}} || Common name of several species of freshwater food and<br />game fish in the family [[wikipedia:Salmonidae|Salmonidae]] || Loses to Green Goblin, 8–5
|-
! scope="row" style="font-size: 1.4em;" | 20<sup>th</sup>
| style="font-size: 1.4em; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;" | [[wikipedia:Galadriel|Galadriel]]
| {{Img|https://editorialge.com/media/2022/08/Galadriel.jpg|220px}} || Elf queen in [[wikipedia:Tolkien's legendarium|J.R.R. Tolkien's legendarium]] || Loses to Grayling, 7–4
|-
! scope="row" style="font-size: 1.33em;" | 21<sup>st</sup>
| style="font-size: 1.33em; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;" | [[wikipedia:Gangnam Style|Gangnam Style]]
| {{Img|https://happymag.tv/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Credit_-Gangnam-Stlye-870x524.jpg|220px}} || [[wikipedia:K-pop|K-pop]] song by South Korean rapper [[wikipedia:Psy|Psy]] whose [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bZkp7q19f0 music video]<br />went viral || Loses to Galadriel, 8–5
|-
! scope="row" style="font-size: 1.33em;" | 22<sup>nd</sup>
| style="font-size: 1.33em; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;" | [[wikipedia:Garfield|Garfield]]
| [[File:Garfield.png|220px|link=]] || Titular orange cat in American comic strip by [[wikipedia:Jim Davis (cartoonist)|Jim Davis]] || Loses to Gangnam Style, 7–6
|-
! scope="row" style="font-size: 1.33em;" | 23<sup>rd</sup>
| style="font-size: 1.33em; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;" | [[wikt:glocal#English|Glocal]]
| {{Img|https://miro.medium.com/max/480/0*ygc-hnmg3KKlHkly|220px}} || Reflecting or characterized by both local and global<br />considerations, or the end state of the process of [[wikipedia:Glocalization|Glocalization]] || Loses to Garfield, 7–4
|-
! scope="row" style="font-size: 1.33em;" | 24<sup>th</sup><br />(tie)
| style="font-size: 1.33em; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;" | [[wikipedia:Glitter|Glitter]]
| {{Img|https://i.ibb.co/J7yB54v/298953832-603179631222936-5685379643661130425-n.jpg|220px}} || An assortment of small, reflective particles that come in a variety<br />of shapes, sizes, and colors || Loses to Glocal, 5–4
|-
! scope="row" style="font-size: 1.33em;" | 24<sup>th</sup><br />(tie)
| style="font-size: 1.33em; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;" | [[wikipedia:Gold|Gold]]
| {{Img|https://images.moneycontrol.com/static-mcnews/2022/01/gold_yellow-metal__precious-metal_gold-prices-1.jpg|220px}} || Precious metal and chemical element with the symbol Au and<br />atomic number 79 || Loses to Glocal, 5–3
|-
! scope="row" style="font-size: 1.25em;" | 26<sup>th</sup>
| style="font-size: 1.25em; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;" | [[wikipedia:Samwise Gamgee|Gamgee]]
| {{Img|https://sites.google.com/site/lordoftheringswiki/_/rsrc/1472764119207/b-samwise-gamgee/Sam.jpg|220px}} || Surname of a hobbit in [[wikipedia:Tolkien's legendarium|J.R.R. Tolkien's legendarium]] || Loses to Gold, 5–4
|-
! scope="row" style="font-size: 1.25em;" | 27<sup>th</sup>
| style="font-size: 1.25em; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;" | [[wikt:gaga#English|Gaga]]
| {{Img|https://www.cheatsheet.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Lady-Gagas-age.png|220px}} || An informal English word meaning 'senile', 'insane' or 'infatuated' || Loses to Gamgee, 6–3
|-
! scope="row" style="font-size: 1.25em;" | 28<sup>th</sup>
| style="font-size: 1.25em; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;" | [[wikipedia:Jesus|Gesus]]
| [[File:Gesus.png|220px|link=]] || Sardinian form of the masculine given name derived from Iēsous, the<br />Ancient Greek translation of the [[wikipedia:Jesus (name)|Hebrew and Aramaic name Y'shua]] ||  Loses to Gaga, 6–3
|-
! scope="row" style="font-size: 1.25em;" | 29<sup>th</sup><br />(tie)
| style="font-size: 1.25em; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;" | [[wikipedia:Glorfindel|Glorfindel]]
| {{Img|https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/1006253447543427073/UBpNYABM_400x400.jpg|220px}} || An elf lord in [[wikipedia:Tolkien's legendarium|J.R.R. Tolkien's legendarium]] || Loses to Gesus, 5–4
|-
! scope="row" style="font-size: 1.25em;" | 29<sup>th</sup><br />(tie)
| style="font-size: 1.25em; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;" | [[wikipedia:Girl|Girls]]
| {{Img|https://www.girlscouts.org/content/dam/gsusa/images/header/WebNavigation_Cookies.png|220px}} || Plural word used to describe young human females, typically in childhood or adolescence || Loses to Gesus, 6–3
|}
|}

Revision as of 08:56, 13 September 2022

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
13th
(tie)
Gallifrey Fictional planet in the British science fiction television series
Doctor Who
Loses to Gollum, 10–8
13th
(tie)
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
24th
(tie)
Glitter An assortment of small, reflective particles that come in a variety
of shapes, sizes, and colors
Loses to Glocal, 5–4
24th
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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
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Glorfindel An elf lord in J.R.R. Tolkien's legendarium Loses to Gesus, 5–4
29th
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Girls Plural word used to describe young human females, typically in childhood or adolescence Loses to Gesus, 6–3