C-3PO vs. Data (137/365)

C-3PO: Golden-hued protocol droid with a tendency to over-communicate.


Data: Golden-hued sentient android with a tendency to over-communicate.


If they had to fight, who would win?


#137 in the Duel 365 series.

  • Gary Roberton 5y

    3PO, for no other reason other than I am not going to vote for any trek characters...

    Of course in my heart I know he would lose but I can't bring myself to say 'I vote for Data...'
  • Åshild B-T 5y

    I think they're both hopeless when it comes down to hand to hand combat, but I'll go with C-3PO :-)
  • marsh1970 5y

    Looks like Data is giving threepio the two-fingered salute- so I'm going with Data.
  • tomo_moko 5y

    another genius match-up!! :D
    I have no idea who would win, but I bet they would try to out-talk each other... :D
    (love the soft golden ambient lighting too!!)
  • palo 5y

    ^ what they all said ... about lighting and Data winning
  • JD Hancock 5y

    Looks like it's android over droid as Data is favored in this match-up.

    Those commenting about the lighting and backdrop might be interested to know what a simple setup this was. I started with my typical setup and then placed a piece of gold-colored, reflective poster board in a curved fashion onto the set. This reflective poster board that I found at a hobby store is the secret ingredient. I don't often do the curved poster board thing, but I know many of you use it to great effect. Once the poster board was in place, I put a couple of cheap lights on top of my circular diffuser, as I often do. I also lowered the camera a bit more than normal to help mask the difference in height between these two figures. That's it. The reflective poster board did all of the "hard work" of creating the light and colors. Believe me, this was so much easier than lining up the angles on those faux diptychs that I sometimes do! ;-)

    Thank you very much for your support of Duel 365!
  • Rip Tanion 5y

    3PO is a metal clad sissy. Data wins, no contest.

    That reminds me. When do we get to see Chewbacca vs Worf?
  • David Brewster 5y

    Lor wins. Obviously that's who arranged this particular duel in the first place.
  • Jed 5y

    LOL! Love the similarities in the descriptions!

    Data wins this one.
  • ShellyS 5y

    Gotta go with Data.

    Seen in my contacts' photos. (?)
  • JD Hancock 5y

    Rip Tanion: The answer is: I don't know, but I like it!
  • Kim 5y

    C3PO is my sentimental favorite . . . I'll bet on the underdog anytime :-)
  • Matt Burrows 5y

    Yeah, sentiment wins out here for me too. C3PO for the win. Oh, and I have to add to the chorus of compliments about the background. Makes them seem like they're lost on some desolate desert world. ;-)
  • *sprinkles!* \[Λ_Λ]/ 5y

    Too cute!
  • Ariana Escamilla 5y

    this is pretty awesome!
  • ybvcde58 4y

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  • Justin Page 2y

    Haha just saw a post today on mashable. They used this image. [LINK]
  • riffsyphon1024 2y

    Justin Page: Of course. One nation under J.J. Abrams.
  • Alexandra 11mo

    Oh, that's unfair. Since I love both of them. ;) But I guess Data would win.
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