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Best Legends Artifact - Finals

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Best Legends Artifact Design Elimination Thread
« on: July 02, 2013, 03:26:13 PM »
I wanted to make an elimination thread for this idea for a while now. I held back for a while though just to give a break from the elimination threads. But now since the summer time is around and people have more free time, I felt that I would give this topic a try.

Anyways, we have had plenty of discussions in the past about the best and worst looking artifacts on the show. I figured we could use this elimination thread to find the best artifacts that were featured throughout Legends. When basing your votes though, we are not talking about a temple or player performance when voting for an artifact. We are voting on the design of the artifact and how it relates to its Legend to a certain extent.

Some of the artifact designs might be fuzzy to you. Below is Ed/Nicklegend's episode list that contains an image of every artifact on the show. Just click on an episode title to see how an artifact looks like.

http://nicklegends.elfractal.com/episodelist.html

Rules:
- You can eliminate an artifact from the list every three hours. You also DO NOT have to wait for another person to vote between that three hour period. So essentially, you can have two consecutive votes as long as they are three hours apart.
- It takes one vote only to remove an artifact from the list, not three strikes like the other recent threads.
- Once an artifact is voted for, it will be removed from the list and won't be put back up.
- We will rank the final 25 remaining artifacts.
- I will update the list every page to avoid massive scrolling and it is more efficient to do so anyways.
- Have fun!

May the best artifact win! I will start it off in the next post. ;)

1x01 - Blackbeard's Treasure Map
1x02 - The Golden Cup of Belshazzar
1x03 - Galileo's Cannonball
1x04 - Wild Bill Hickok and the Dead Man's Hand
1x05 - John Henry's Lost Hammer
1x06 - The Golden Cricket Cage of Khan
1x07 - Elizabeth I's Golden Ship
1x08 - John Sutter and the Map to the Lost Gold Mine
1x09 - The Star of Sultan Saladin
1x10 - The Keys to the Alhambra
1x11 - The Helmet of Genghis Khan
1x12 - The Trojan Horseshoe
1x13 - The Pendant of Kamehameha
1x14 - The Lost Logbooks of Magellan
1x15 - The Moccasins of Geronimo
1x16 - Henry VIII's Great Seal
1x17 - The Lucky Pig of Amelia Earhart
1x18 - Ponce de Leon and the Lost Fountain of Youth
1x19 - The Treasure Map of Jean Lafitte
1x20 - The Oracle Bowl of Delphi
1x21 - The Paintbrush of Leonardo da Vinci
1x22 - The Golden Chains of Zenobia
1x23 - The Belly Button of Buddha
1x24 - The Stolen Arm of Shiva
1x25 - The Stone Marker of Leif Ericson
1x26 - The Helmet of Joan of Arc
1x27 - The Medal of Sir Edmund Hillary
1x28 - The Mask of Shaka Zulu
1x29 - The Golden Jaguar of Atahualpa
1x30 - The Silver Saddle Horn of Hannibal
1x31 - Alexander and the Gordian Knot
1x32 - King Tut's Cobra Staff
1x33 - The Dragon Lady and the Blue Pearl
1x34 - The Codebook of Mata Hari
1x35 - Pecos Bill's Lost Lariat
1x36 - Robin Hood and Marian's Ladder
1x37 - Lawrence of Arabia's Headdress
1x38 - The Collar of Davy Crockett
1x39 - The Snake Bracelet of Cleopatra
1x40 - The Treasure of Anne Bonny

2x01 - The Silver Horseshoe of Butch Cassidy
2x02 - The Secret Battle Plan of Nathan Hale
2x03 - The Golden Stallion of Ali Baba
2x04 - The Silver Cannonball of Grandy Nanny
2x05 - The Walking Stick of Harriet Tubman
2x06 - The Lost Love Letter of Captain John Smith
2x07 - The Diary of Dr. Livingstone
2x08 - The Bone Necklace of the Blackfeet Chief
2x09 - The Mush Pot Hat of Johnny Appleseed
2x10 - The Cracked Crown of the Spanish King
2x11 - The Imperial Purple Robe of Empress Theodora
2x12 - The Stone Head of the Evil King
2x13 - The Lucky Medallion of Atocha
2x14 - The Applewood Amulet of Emiliano Zapata
2x15 - The Electrified Key of Benjamin Franklin
2x16 - The Lucky Pillow of Annie Taylor
2x17 - The Missing Eye of David
2x18 - The Enormous Iron Nose Ring of Babe
2x19 - The Very Tall Turban of Ahmed Baba
2x20 - The Ivory Elephant of Scheherazade
2x21 - The Sacred Ring of Sultan Suleiman
2x22 - The Plumed Headdress of Cosa Rara
2x23 - The Jeweled Necklace of Montezuma
2x24 - The Lost Lion Tail of Little John
2x25 - The Shriveled Hand of Efoua
2x26 - The Mask of the Man in the Iron Mask
2x27 - The Crown of Queen Nzinga
2x28 - The Two-Cornered Hat of Napoleon
2x29 - The Silk Sash of Mulan
2x30 - The Golden Goblet of Attila the Hun
2x31 - The Leopard-Skin Cloak of Annie Oakley
2x32 - The Snakeskin Boots of Billy the Kid
2x33 - The Golden Pepperoni of Catherine de Medici
2x34 - The Golden Earring of Henry Morgan
2x35 - The Milk Bucket of Freydis
2x36 - The Missing Weather Maps of Charles Lindbergh
2x37 - The Levitating Dog Leash of Nostradamus
2x38 - The Broken Wing of Icarus
2x39 - The Bonnet of Dolley Madison
2x40 - The Priceless Portrait of the Polynesian Girl

3x01 - The Bifocal Monocle of One-Eyed Jack
3x02 - The Comet-Embroidered Battle Flag of William the Conqueror
3x03 - The War Fan of the Forty-Seven Ronin
3x04 - The Much-Heralded Helmet of Sir Gawain
3x05 - The Lion-Headed Bracelet of Chandragupta
3x06 - The Lion-Slashed Jacket of Sacagawea
3x07 - The Secret Map of the Bandit Queen
3x08 - The Thornwood Gavel of Judge Roy Bean
3x09 - The Snow Cone of Mt. Kilimanjaro
3x10 - The Upside-Down Compass of Henry Hudson
3x11 - The Bent Shaving Pan of Jedediah Smith
3x12 - The Marble Armrest of Xerxes
3x13 - The Smashed Printing Plate of Frederick Douglass
3x14 - The Mystical Spellbook of the Imperial Wizard
3x15 - The Useless Map of the Chibcha Chieftain
3x16 - The Golden Spider Web of Robert the Bruce
3x17 - The Discarded Seal of Ivan the Terrible
3x18 - The Mysterious Manuscript of Mary Shelley
3x19 - The Dried Apple Half of William Tell
3x20 - The Missing Portait of Hans Holbein
3x21 - The Ivory Hunting Horn of Roland
3x22 - The Royal Torque of Queen Boadicea
3x23 - The Lost Hornpipe of the Pirate Captain
3x24 - The Enormous Feather of the Me Linh
3x25 - The Red Sash of Tokugawa Ieyasu
3x26 - The Broken Trident of Poseidon
3x27 - The Lily-Crested Crown of Clovis I
3x28 - The Mussel Shell Armor of Apanupaq
3x29 - The Metal Beard of the Egyptian Queen
3x30 - The Mummified Hand of the Egyptian King
3x31 - The Lost Taj Mahal Turban of Aurangzeb
3x32 - The Melted Head of Madame Tussaud
3x33 - The Pearl Necklace of Gwalior
3x34 - The Bullet-Riddled Handbag of Belle Boyd
3x35 - The Lost Whale Bone of Pytheas
3x36 - The Dried Ear of Corn of Sojourner Truth
3x37 - The Jeweled Scabbard of Sforza
3x38 - The Good-Luck Watch of Empress Eugenie
3x39 - The Ruby Earring of Benzibab
3x40 - The Jewel-Encrusted Egg of Catherine the Great

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Re: Best Legends Artifact Design Elimination Thread
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2013, 03:27:16 PM »
The first artifact to go is the Lost Lariat. This artifact was literally a piece of rope with no thought put into it at all. Most uninspiring artifact on the show? I think so. It was like the producers found some rope and decided to tell a story about it.  :roll:

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Re: Best Legends Artifact Design Elimination Thread
« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2013, 03:42:14 PM »
Neat idea TRJ ;)


The Collar of Davy Crockett was a pendant of life, so off it goes :roll: :roll: :roll:



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Re: Best Legends Artifact Design Elimination Thread
« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2013, 05:00:03 PM »
The Snow Cone of Mount Kilimanjaro was awkward. I mean, if it were made of snow, wouldn't it have melted and evaporated by the time it was brought to the temple?!

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Re: Best Legends Artifact Design Elimination Thread
« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2013, 05:53:11 PM »
Down goes The Melted Head of Madame Tussaud. Very creepy artifact. A melted head? Yeah, no. It's out now.



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Re: Best Legends Artifact Design Elimination Thread
« Reply #5 on: July 02, 2013, 08:33:02 PM »
The Snow Cone of Mount Kilimanjaro was awkward. I mean, if it were made of snow, wouldn't it have melted and evaporated by the time it was brought to the temple?!

Heh, that was going to be next elimination.  :P I agree, a Snow Cone making it's way to the temple while still in perfect condition wouldn't make sense to anyone. Plus, what do the producers think a Snow Cone actually looks like? The artifact itself looks like a cup of beer! So much stuff wrong with this one.

I am going to get rid of the Paintbrush of Leonardo Da Vinci. A famous artist like Da Vinci should have something better attached to their name like they did with the Priceless Portrait and Missing Portrait. But a Paintbrush? How uninspiring. :roll:

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Re: Best Legends Artifact Design Elimination Thread
« Reply #6 on: July 02, 2013, 09:41:12 PM »
The Bifocal Monocle will be the next to go. While the name is interesting, it should not have had an eye painted onto it.

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Re: Best Legends Artifact Design Elimination Thread
« Reply #7 on: July 02, 2013, 09:50:37 PM »
This is an interesting idea.

Anyway, I'll get rid of Galileo's Cannonball. It was literally just a black ball...nothing more.
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Re: Best Legends Artifact Design Elimination Thread
« Reply #8 on: July 02, 2013, 09:59:23 PM »
The Treasure Map of Jean Lafitte goes next for me. I mean, this was literally a recycled artifact re used from John Sutter and the Map to the Lost Gold Mine. Talk about uncreative, so it goes now.

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Re: Best Legends Artifact Design Elimination Thread
« Reply #9 on: July 02, 2013, 10:08:50 PM »
Map artifacts aren't interesting. I'll get rid of Blackbeard's Treasure Map now.



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Re: Best Legends Artifact Design Elimination Thread
« Reply #10 on: July 02, 2013, 10:16:24 PM »
John Sutter & the Map to the Lost Gold Mine goes next. Great episode, uninteresting artifact.



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Re: Best Legends Artifact Design Elimination Thread
« Reply #11 on: July 02, 2013, 11:34:52 PM »
I don't think we ever see a close-up shot of the Secret Battle Plan. All it was anyways is a wrapped up document. Not very creative at all. I expected something better considering it was a Battle Plan that belonged to the enemies. It goes now.

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Re: Best Legends Artifact Design Elimination Thread
« Reply #12 on: July 03, 2013, 12:23:18 AM »
Speaking of maps, good bye Missing Weather Maps!



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Re: Best Legends Artifact Design Elimination Thread
« Reply #13 on: July 03, 2013, 09:05:49 AM »
Darn, that was gonna be my next one. :P

I can't believe the Shriveled Hand of Efoua hasn't been taken off the list yet. If you thought the Melted Head was creepy, this was some broken off hand for crying out loud. Who would want to retrieve an artifact like that? :shock:

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Re: Best Legends Artifact Design Elimination Thread
« Reply #14 on: July 03, 2013, 10:25:30 AM »
Mummified Hand goes too, that was creepy



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