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Do you prefer 3 traveling companions or 4?

Do you like a group of 3 better or a group of 4?

  • Group of 3

    Votes: 4 66.7%
  • Group of 4

    Votes: 2 33.3%

  • Total voters
Feb 2, 2011
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Ash always travels with at least 2 other companions, Misty and Brock, Dawn and Brock, and now Iris and Cilan. AG gave us 4 companions with the addition of Max, and I think that the group worked a little better with 4. While Ash and May were off training or doing their own thing, Brock and Max had each other to keep them company. I think that a group of 4 adds more chemistry since all of the characters can interact in some way and it doesn't feel like anyone's left on the sidelines. Even in DP they experimented a bit by adding Barry and other characters to the group for a few episodes. Then in BW we had Bianca and N around for a new episodes.
Jun 25, 2007
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It doesn't matter to me. A good writer should know how to handle any number of characters in a group and should know whether or not it's too little or too much to work with; being aware of that certain point of getting in over their head.

(Yeah, I know. Don't even start with it.)
NCIS Special Agent
Oct 19, 2008
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Either's fine as long as nobody's superfluous.