Yippee ki yay. At least now we know where Delta Air Lines stands on the debate over whether.
If you’ve booked a Delta flight for the holidays, your in-flight movie option might be determined by a Twitter poll.
There’s still time to get your vote in. Delta posted the poll on Monday and it runs for a week. Your options are Elf, Home Alone, New Year’s Eve or Die Hard.
As it turns out, no one likes New Year’s Eve, a 2011 romantic comedy with an overstuffed ensemble cast. Currently, the slapstick comedy of Home Alone is leading the pack, with Will Ferrell’s Elf coming in second. Die Hard is sitting in third place because Twitter can’t be trusted to vote for the right movie.
The winning film will be featured this December on Delta Studio, the airline’s free in-flight entertainment system. Delta’s previous attempts at polling passengers resulted in Hocus Pocus and The Breakfast Club earning their place on the company’s flights.
The Twitter poll is as much a publicity push as anything, though it’s notable that Delta leaves it up to any Twitter user who wants to vote, and not just actual passengers.
While about 10,000 voters have already participated in the poll, there is some minor grousing in the Twitter comments. “The fact Die Hard is losing to Elf and A Christmas Story is not on here is why I hate people,” writes Twitter user Alan Davis.
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