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Every franchise has characters that seem to be a complete waste of time -- they're redundant with other characters, more annoying than useful, or just seem to serve as living wallpaper while the genuinely needed characters go about their business. Nobody has time to waste on crap like that, so we asked our readers to show us creative ways to eliminate those characters.

Our favorite elimination is below, but first, the runners-up:

Entry by T. S. Obiech

Perfect Solutions For Getting Rid Of Unnecessary Characters

Entry by hail2daking

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Entry by Lizzy Chrome

Perfect Solutions For Getting Rid Of Unnecessary Characters

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