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I still can't believe that Android Police has been around for three years now (we've just celebrated our third anniversary last week). It's been hell of a roller coaster of leaks, emotions, interesting news, editorials, contests, and... writers. You may not realize this, but in the past years, we've been through probably over 60 contributors, the strongest 11 of whom now comprise the core team.

But today is not the time for sob stories. That's not fun. What is fun, however, is figuring out just which one of the aforementioned 11 Android Police writers is your absolute favorite. Who makes you laugh? Who fascinates you? Who do you and your kids aspire to be? Don't be afraid - all voting is completely anonymous.

And now, for the main attraction of the evening. Vote away, folks.

Who is your favorite Android Police writer?

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Artem Russakovskii
Artem is a die-hard Android fan, passionate tech blogger, obsessive-compulsive editor, bug hunting programmer, and the founder of Android Police.
Most of the time, you will find Artem either hacking away at code or thinking of the next 15 blog posts.

  • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii
    • spacekobra

      It's over 9000!

    • Ian Santopietro

      You seem to have broken your internet...

      • arlindaatkinson

        my roomate's mother makes $76 an hour on the computer. She has been laid off for seven months but last month her paycheck was $20571 just working on the computer for a few hours. Read more on  Ask25.c­om

        • Ella Puerto

          SPAM

          • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1745689461 Hal Motley

            I'll happily say that one reason I love AP is that there are little spam comments. This might be the 1st one I have seen in the couple of years that I have been here!

    • New_Guy

      Not even sure if my vote for you matters at this point :).....

    • http://www.theandroidsite.com benmarvin

      If this was a Fox News poll, the bar graph would only show you ahead by ~5%

      • PINJ

        NICE!!!!

    • http://www.androidpolice.com/author/ron-amadeo/ Ron Amadeo

      CHEATER!

      • Abhisshack D

        Hahahahahaha :P

      • Kamil RomaƄski

        What is your problem?! Seems legit to me :P

        • http://twitter.com/SmittyTony1 SmittyTony

          like Herbert explained I'm shocked that someone able to get paid $5268 in four weeks on the network.

        • http://twitter.com/SmittyTony1 SmittyTony

          ...---goo.gl/W4oSd (Home more information)

      • Cherokee4Life

        haha

      • RitishOemraw

        You would've won otherwise....ah well, all if fair is war :P

    • nawa

      Ron is still pretty close to beat you :P

    • http://flavors.me/sabret00the sabret00the

      You're right! Nilay Patel!

  • http://chosafine.me/ Cristian Colocho

    Where is the none option?

    (I kid I kid)

  • Jays2Kings

    You know Artem, for a guy who found this site, you're doing pretty poorly.

    • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

      I guess the only thing left to do is MURDER EVERYONE ELSE on the team.

      • http://them3blog.wordpress.com/ Abel

        you can start with @rdr0b11:disqus .... I can never agree with that guy

    • Freak4Dell

      I like to think that it's because like me, others are convinced he's not real. Show your face on a podcast, Artem! :p

      • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

        Who is this Artem you speak of?

      • Sootie

        This or all my 10 000 000 votes will be for nothing...

    • http://www.theandroidsite.com benmarvin

      I found this site too. Did you find it? Then who was phone?

      • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

        But I found it first.

  • http://twitter.com/rohanXm Rohan Mathur

    Hahahahahahaha
    In all seriousness though, I'd have to pick Ron, because of his really awesome and insightful teardowns. Its always a fun read!

    • http://www.theandroidsite.com benmarvin

      Seriously. AP has shown themselves to be the only Android news blog that takes itself seriously. They consistently produce new, useful, substantiated content. I don't see many other android journalists (or even other journalists in other fields) do as fantastic of a job as you guys do.

      The APK teardowns, fantastic sources of information. Don't see others doing this. You don't just post "Oh boy i think this is happening rumor rumor rumor." You go through the code line by line to see what it could mean. That's dedication.

      Every week, the "x apps of the week." Awesome! What a great way to find apps. Original reviews, insightful and honest opinions, I love it!

      All other general news. Always original content. Rarely do I see recycled "this rumor happened" and "this is coming out" like I do from literally every other blog.

      Getting to know Android x.x.x. Perfect. Probably my favorite recurring thing on any blog ever.

      Basically, what I'm trying to say, is thank you so much for putting out actual content. Thank you for not trying to get pageviews from "hot" titles and "latest rumors!" Thank you for trying to get pageviews from writing solid articles and putting thought into almost every post.

      Seriously, I love you guys. I hope you can tell from all the upvotes and how many of your stories hit the front page! But even still, I wanted to let you know how absolutely grateful I am (and we all are)! Stick around, and keep up the fantastic work! We don't take it for granted, even if it might seem like it sometimes!

      tl,dr; I LOVE YOU ANDROID POLICE! THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING! <3

    • Abhisshack D

      RON for President , not Joking Really !

  • http://www.theandroidsite.com benmarvin

    Only David keeps it real. All the rest of you are bitch asses that don't even HOLO

  • http://twitter.com/Xavdog Xavier Voigt-Hill

    Ron for life, although it seems Artem's out in front already.

    • droidinakilt

      "Ron for life" ? whoa, i didn't realise we were voting to execute the losers.........

  • http://www.androidpolice.com/ David Ruddock

    IF YOU DON'T VOTE FOR ME YOU'RE PROBABLY A PRETTY REASONABLE PERSON.

    • http://www.theandroidsite.com benmarvin

      CONFIRMED. I voted for you and I am NOT a reasonable person.

      • RitishOemraw

        Technically that doesn't confirm it. He never stated unreasonable people vote for him. He could go on with: "If you do vote for me than you're probably pretty reasonable too" But then in all caps. But seeing as you are unreasonable I would expect to be able to reason with you on this, guess you've won then. Well played (didn't know you were playing? neither did I)
        +1 for you!

  • http://twitter.com/imnuts07 Mark

    Steve Jobs

  • Joseph Cascio

    Mommy, Daddy, I like you both the same please don't fight.

  • http://twitter.com/Just_Reboot It Sometimes Works

    This is like getting to pick which Android Police writer gets pelted with various things by all of his peers for the rest of the year... so I'm going to try to think of who my least favorite is. I'm going to have to go with Jeremiah, for not being on Twitter to talk AOKP with me. That jerk.

    • http://www.androidpolice.com/author/eric-ravenscraft/ Eric Ravenscraft

      You seem to imply there's a situation where we're NOT pelting each other with various things all year...

      • John O’Connor

        Heavy pelting?

      • Freak4Dell

        I read that as "petting each other." I didn't even think twice about it.

        • John O’Connor

          I think I just threw up in someones mouth again.

      • br_hermon

        That's what she said?

  • Arsalan Afzal

    Lol Artem already sabotaging votes

    • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

      I would never.

  • http://www.Nave360.com Sebastian Gorgon

    I like you all, this is the best android site out there, I can't pick one writer as one favorite. you are all my favourites

  • Tommy Thompson

    Artem for the win!

  • razzmajams

    This is the most amusing thing I've seen all day

  • Steven

    How does Artem have 1,000,016 votes when only 63 people voted and you can only vote once?

    • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

      There must be a bug of some sort. I was supposed to have 10,000,000 votes.

      • Steven

        I thought so - 1,000,000 votes didn't seem very many.

  • https://twitter.com/#!/psycho_maniac_ Jerry Lange

    Who is the guy who made the Music+ app? That guy.

  • http://www.theandroidsite.com benmarvin

    How do I vote for Phil Nickinson's beard?

  • http://twitter.com/FaRTJeTpAcK A Pretty Princess

    Fartem

    • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

      Oh my god, I haven't heard that one since... 7 minutes ago.

      • DeadSOL

        Artem, I don't think you need to worry about it if "A Pretty Princess" calls you names. :p

    • Abhisshack D

      Now it can't be unheard Hahahahaha

    • Scott

      That's actually really funny haha

  • http://codytoombs.wordpress.com/ Cody Toombs

    What is the prize for the winner of a poll on April Fool's Day?
    http://imgur.com/AIXAl7y

  • Mfr118

    I think Artem is a pompous arogant prick to be honest with you!

    • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

      I agree!

  • http://twitter.com/ro1224 Robert Oliveira

    This was NOT an easy survey. So much great writing among the AP Staff. Each one of you has your niche area. :-)

  • blahmoomoo

    Lol, the results break Chrome's horizontal scrollbar if you try to go over more than halfway.

  • GraveUypo

    artem i guess lol
    but seriously, i don't really keep tabs so i won't even vote.

  • http://twitter.com/havens1515 Randroid

    I'm torn between Artem and Ron
    (even though, for some reason, the poll says I voted for Eric, yet in reality I never voted...)

  • JensAstrup

    I think this might actually be my favorite AP article, especially since the comments are filled with humor, love, happiness, and hope without a single trace of arguing. *sheds a single tear*

  • aaronZona

    ... and Raoul Duke.

  • http://www.facebook.com/balvinder.makkar.7 Balvinder Makkar

    Where is all of the above option..??

  • abhisahara

    Well RON still giving you a fight :P hahaha LOL

    • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

      Bring it, punk!

  • Leandros99

    You're all damn awesome! I can't decide ...

  • heat361

    Why'd you guys have to make me choose?

  • http://them3blog.wordpress.com/ Abel

    I decided to see if the polled was trolled before casting a vote....

    seems legit

    also who is Justine guy? never heard of him

    • John O’Connor

      The Favorite Troll Poll probably would have been better for April Fools Day.

      • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

        And it was (U.S. time)...

    • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

      You mean Justin? Justin Case.

      • Athishay

        Isn't he t the dude behind Burrito Root?

        • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

          Among many others.

  • Dejin

    Dave, for the masterful snark win.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1849765376 Jordan Rushing

    Cameron hands down! He's not my favorite just because he's my brother-in-law, but out of Artem, Eric, and David, he writes the most badass articles that have sort of hilarious twist. I bet most people are probably like "Oh 5hit! He's right!" But still. He's one of the main reasons I still visit this site. Aside from David's humorous editorials.

    But seriously, I love ALL you guys! Together you're the unstoppable Android Police team! Once you've got your lead you'll bring whatever it is to Android justice! Keep it up guys! You're my favorite and most liked writers ever! And it'll just keep getting better!

  • ScottColbert

    This is like asking which of my testicles is my favorite, I'm attached to all of em!

    • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Cameron Summerson

      Did you just liken us to your ballsack?

      That may be the kindest gesture that has ever been directed at me.

      • Dylan Patel

        I love the chemistry of you guys. Man y'all writers are like 11 balls in a sack.

        • http://codytoombs.wordpress.com/ Cody Toombs

          That sounds like an extremely serious medical condition. Albeit, a very manly medical condition.

    • Abhisshack D

      This is the best metaphoric comparison example i read this year , well done ^_^

  • John O’Connor

    So many choices. aaagh

  • Bruce Gavin Ward

    my least favourites (note the 'u') are the ones who display a complete lack of ability to use the English language, or spellChecker, or to self edit. [oh, perhaps they speak "American" - is that a language?] The rest are fine, if smaller in number. I know, i know, not what you wanted.

    • Freak4Dell

      There's no minimum character count here. Stop putting unnecessary letters in words.

  • br_hermon

    Well I've got love for the entire AP crew but... Ron and Artem for their apk teardowns, Eric for his humor and David for his legal insights.

  • Athishay

    It's a tie between Eric and Ron for me, but apparently we mortals can't decide who gets to win cuz Artem's votes (and trolling skills) are OVER 9000!

  • John

    I believe this about as much as I believe the site redesign is coming =P

    • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

      We already rolled it out. Did you not notice?

      • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Cameron Summerson

        hahahahahahahahaha, I loled.

  • br_hermon

    Lol this might be the best thread of comments on an AP article yet!
    You guys, all of you, rock!

  • L boogie

    Sorry I'm treating this poll like a pack of Pringles, you just can't pick just one (though some might disagree) simply because every contributor has left their individual mark on this site, making it an epic win for us the readers.

  • nsnsmj

    All of the above

  • madmike318

    Ron Paul would have won this internet poll...

  • Daniel Wiggins

    ugh, I was so close to voting for Liam, and Eric and David and Ron. went with Cameron.

  • Sandeep

    Hey I would love to see a modern design of AP.I really like Androidandme theme.Your's is very skeumorphic.

  • Ella Puerto

    IAmaN00bie :p

  • fissurez

    I can't choose, so I'll just pick whoever's at the bottom to even everything out.
    Artem will probably just move my vote to him anyway Xd

  • Max Barlow

    I love GTKA,so it's got to be Ron!

  • ppero196

    There should option: All of them
    Cause you guys rock!

  • Scott

    lmfao, the bar just keeps going across the screen.

  • droidinakilt

    Come on guys, this is like asking which of my parents to choose as my favorite at a divorce hearing........ Errrrrrrmm if i had 11 parents.............ummmm and they were all dudes,...............oh and if none of them knew who i was...........Dammit, you can't make me do it.........(sobs quietly in the corner)

  • firethorn

    OMG, landslide victor.... waaaaaaaitaminute. ;D

  • zmberven

    THIS POLL ISN'T MATHING PROPERLY. I'M CALLING SHENANIGANS.

  • hush404

    lmao.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1745689461 Hal Motley

    Ron is awesome, because he is so pedantic it makes him have incredible attention to detail.

  • PCSievers

    The best part of reading AP regularly is the game where you try and work out who wrote the article before you get to the signature bar at the bottom. Dont cheat and look under the article name and dont just play the numbers and guess Eric writes all the articles. Recognising via content, sentence structure and use of obscure TV and film references encouraged.

    Edit, ok, second best part, the content of the articles is good too :p

    • http://codytoombs.wordpress.com/ Cody Toombs

      Seriously, I've been doing this for the last year or so. There are a couple of people that are easy to pin down, and a couple that are nearly impossible. Of course, there are also times that you can guess just from the title.

      • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

        Should we have a poll about this too? Who's easy to tell? Who's impossible? The mysteries!

  • Christopher Robert

    lol funny... ha. but for reals Eric is the best.

  • tery_cota

    I want to vote for both Ron and Artem, but decided to go for Artem. Both are cool and enjoy reading their articles.

  • http://twitter.com/Vizualize a.d.AM

    Artem runs away with it at a million votes!!! Android Police has quite the readership, no wonder I never win anything.

  • http://www.facebook.com/ScottStandishParkin Scott Standish-Parkin

    Click Hax!

  • PINJ

    Atleast Artem Engages In Comments

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Aleksandr-Ivanov/734916624 Aleksandr Ivanov

    I like everyone ): I will not vote.

  • Sycobob

    My vote would have been for you Artem, but you used comprise incorrectly. This misdeed cannot go unpunished! *shakesfist*

    • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

      I beg to differ: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/comprise. In fact, I'd argue that I used it correctly whereas "is comprised of" is incorrect, but commonly accepted.

      • Sycobob

        Actually, "is comprised of" is (surprisingly) correct according to sense 3 in the link, and corroborated by http://oxforddictionaries.com/us/definition/american_english/comprise?q=comprised. This usage is debated, though, and I thought it was incorrect until reading the usage discussion and looking around a bit.

        As used in the article you are saying the parts comprise the whole. My understanding has always been that the whole comprises its parts and the part compose the whole. If sticking to these definitions, "the core team comprises the strongest 11 contributors" or "the strongest 11 compose the core team".

        However, sense 3 really screws this up. Compose is listed explicitly as a definition making it correct to say both "the whole comprises its parts", AND "the parts comprise the whole", which is contradictory and silly. Now I'm just disappointed in the word comprise.

        • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

          I feel and share your pain.

  • crankerchick

    Well played sir.

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