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Buffy the Vampire Slayer Best Best Friend of Buffy?

996 fans picked:
Willow
   77%
Xander
   23%
 cressida posted over a year ago
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tubby2002 picked Willow:
She was the best, and she was smart too.
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brokenbrain picked Willow:
Willow rules!
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Dizz83 picked Willow:
Of course!!!
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ArchAngelKento picked Willow:
Willow is much bettah. Even when she went all phyco witch!
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katielynn13 picked Xander:
it was most definately xander. he was the one with the big heart who would do anything for both buffy and willow!
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cressida picked Willow:
I could argue that Xander cared too much for Buffy romantically to be a really good best friend. The example that comes to mind is how he didn't tell Buffy Willow's message about possibly changing Angel's soul...how he said instead "Kick his ass" or something else equally non-Willow's-message.
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Cherix picked Xander:
I see your point cressida, i found xander more lovable but willow was aswell in her 'awkward' way where xander was more 'goofy'.
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katielynn13 picked Xander:
i think his saying that was trying to protect buffy, in his own way...sure, it was wrong, but then so was willow trying to kill buffy in the end of season 6 :) haha, they are both GREAT friends, but i just have always felt that xander's friendship was the best thing he had to offer to the whole group. it was his 'super power' thing...
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miss_shopgal picked Willow:
Defo Willox she was always there 4 her, Xander was but not the sameway Willowwas!
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Zaradavison picked Willow:
Willow is always there
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xXxlilchrisxXx picked Xander:
xdana has a big heart he might be a frad but he will aways fight
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PamHalpert454 picked Willow:
Willow was her best friend, but when it comes down to it i think xander would have done anything for her.
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melnrd picked Willow:
I love Willow in the beginning of the series. She was a kiddy, cute girl. With a spirit of a kid. But later on...it just gets...so self-absorbed. But she still rocks.

Xander. I hated him in the beginning of the series! He hated Angel so much! But when he matures, he gets funnier and cooler. I think it was because of Anya. Hehe.
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nickelhatton2 picked Willow:
so tough to choose between them!
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Lunatic picked Willow:
Yes cressida!
The way Xander told Buffy to "kick his ass" pissed me off. And it's a grudge that I've never gotten over.
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jmuzic picked Xander:
i heart xander... he is hilarious and not overly dramatic... except for the fact that he dated anya who annoyed the shit out of me
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redsoxdax picked Willow:
Xander lets his own emotions cloud his decisions when it comes to Buffy. When he didnt tell Buffy that Will was curing Angel? Who could do that to a friend? Plus, i think it's easier to be best friends with a girl, there's no awkward stuff like talking about periods.
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BuffyFan100 picked Willow:
Yeah Cressida I agree I was really mad about that too
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BuffyFan100 picked Willow:
I believe everyone agrees with that!
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Selenaforever picked Willow:
i love willow
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sexy_lil_beck picked Willow:
i reckon willow becaus xander was more just a friend than a best friend :P booth and bones 4 eva
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buffyfan picked Willow:
aww, i feel sorry for Zander, but i picked Willow. It's mainly because she's a girl, and i think she can share more with buffy e.g. talking about boys (but then she turned into a lesbien and STILL talked about boys for Buffy!)
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punkyvixen picked Willow:
willow is buffys bested friend and always will be!!
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girly-alex picked Xander:
I heart Willow but Xander needs more appreciation, he is a wonderful friend.
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nataliejade picked Xander:
I think they both are her best friends, the're there for her in different ways. At the start i would say Willow was more her best friend because Xander liked buffy in a girlfriend way more than a best friend but as time went on I think Xander for me became more of her best friend, hes always there for her giving advice and hes like her big brother. There friendship is so sweet.
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TeddyBear picked Xander:
Xander is the bstst friend!!i think!!:)
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litl-gold-laf picked Willow:
He is .. but buff cant tell him that she had sex whit Angel but to willow she can! thats way I pick will =P
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mcewen_girl picked Xander:
I love Xander to pieced. I dont know why but for some reason Willow got on my nerves...alot of the time!!
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KRYPONITE picked Willow:
This was very hard to pick!!!!!
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purplesilke picked Xander:
xander because though he does not have any power, he remained fighting alongside buffy.. and plus the fact that willow turned on buffy when she became powerful in season 6
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CharmedFan4eva_ picked Willow:
willow was always there for her and never let her down xander has a couple of times along the way
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glows picked Willow:
I chose Willow for the simple fact she is female. She was geeky and funny with all those smarts. It'd be impossible to hate her (unless she almost kills your younger sister). Xander is the counterpart to her and I find nothing wrong with him. It's not even right to make them versus because they are counterparts. One would not exist without the other.
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LilyRosie picked Xander:
it really depends on witch season we are talking about
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rose2 picked Willow:
i don't like xander
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music_is_love27 picked Willow:
i am picking willow because xander is way too much the stereotypical best friend who likes main character
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Lila856 picked Willow:
i ADORE willow!<33
xander is a nice guy but he gets on my nerves at times!
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Immunity picked Xander:
Xander is the best friend one can imagine :D
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SarahD13 picked Willow:
I love Willow! She kicks wiccan ass!
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spikes_girl picked Willow:
although i like all three of them together better
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xElvenPiratex picked Willow:
There were a lot of things Buffy couldn't share with Xander because she knew he would be all judgmental about it. I think Willow was much more loyal and a lot less preachy and hypocritical.
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spike_Lwayz4eva picked Willow:
BBF? LOL
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i cant pick, thats insane! ♥
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housefan1 picked Xander:
BOTH BUT I LIKE XANDER WAY MORE!
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lollygirl09 picked Willow:
Willow. She's smart and kind and I love brainys. Xander is OK too.
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myki picked Xander:
Xandr has more compassion than Willow and he's always been there for Buffy
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mellyboi1 picked Xander:
Xander is the funny guy, who can be serious. How can you not like that? Willow is cool too.
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katlynncore picked Willow:
willow was always more supportive of buffy. although i guess you could argue that xander was just looking out for her. but i agree with cressida in that xander saw buffy too romantically.
don't get me wrong, i love xander, and he's one of my favorite charaters, but i think willow was more of a best friend to buffy.
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leytonfanlove picked Willow:
will
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i cant decidee :S
both hahaa
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buffyhhh picked Willow:
wello
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indigo_ozz picked Willow:
I love Xander, but he was always a little judgemental of Buffy. Willow was with her through alot of stuff, despite the whole trying to kill her thing :P
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hoesovabros picked Willow:
this was a little hared cause they are both really good friends to buffy. and buffy loves them both but sometimes willow is there more and sometimes xander. i love them both it was a really tricky question for me.
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BeSafe picked Willow:
Love them both, but I went with Willow...:)
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the_drs_girl picked Willow:
I think Buff and Will were closer, but Xander more with the funny awesomeness
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CDT_Love picked Willow:
A lot of people keep commenting on how Willow turned on Buffy in season six. But, there's a reason. Her girlfriend just died and she wanted revenge and Buffy wouldn't let her. Think about yourselves, think about if someone just shot the person you loved most in the world and think about if your BFF didn't want you to have revenge. Would you listen and back off? Not if you loved that person as much as Willow loved Tara.
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booksaresexy picked Willow:
yes yes of course willow gets this title out of default i must say. Xander was IN love with buffy there for beyond a friend, he would die for her, not that willow would but this love is way beyond a bff. I was a hard choice
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jessica101 picked Willow:
I love Xander but I think Willow was the best.
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AngelusB said:
Couldn't choose, because throughout the years. They'd both been there their for her as much as possible.
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sohaila picked Willow:
of course willow..remember in season 3 when faith killed the mayor's assistant...buffy came 2 willow not xander
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InLoveWithJesus picked Xander:
Willow is great I love hr chara and the friendship between her ans buffy. But Xander was always there for Buffy and defends her even when everyone else leaves her.... he is a great friend!!
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melandjim4eva picked Willow:
Definatly Willow. It was always Willow who she went to when she had a problem.
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HMKOlovesBTVS picked Xander:
I love Willow, she's one of my favourite characters EVER, but in terms of being best best friends with Buffy, I think Xander has always been there for her. Willow, once she was with Tara, kind of... I don't know... not really *forgot* Buffy but wasn't really there for her that much anymore.
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blackwithpink picked Willow:
Willow is a friend who is loved,she's a girl so she can understand her more then Xander though Xander is really close to Buffy,I pick Willow
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Lie_to_Me_123 picked Xander:
I think that Xander was a better best friend to Buffy because he was always there for her and I agree with HMKOlovesBTVS.
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SabrinaRocks picked Xander:
He Bought Her Back To Life.
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connect picked Willow:
i think its will coz she is also a girl so her a buffy have that special girl bond that buffy and xander cant have coz xander a guy
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clanbillr picked Willow:
Willow's the best because Zander is like "Comic relief" at best!!! But he's still a big part of the show!!
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natrac picked Xander:
Friendly or what
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How can you decide who is the better best friend? as they are both great friends to her, Willow is the better friend in the female form and Xander is the better friend in the male form, as they have their ways of been a better friend to her but i cant say, so i am not gonna vote on this one!
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CupcakeKiller picked Xander:
"I've been through more battles with Buffy than you all can ever imagine. She stopped everything that's ever come up against her. She's laid down her life - literally - to protect the people around her. This girl has died *two* times, and she's still standing. You're scared, that's smart. You got questions, you should. But you doubt her motives, you think Buffy's all about the kill, then you take the little bus to battle. I've seen her heart - and this time not literally - and I'm telling you right now she cares more about your lives than you will ever know. You gotta trust her. She's earned it."

This and

“They’ll never know how tough it is, Dawnie, to be the one who isn’t chosen. To live so near to the spotlight and never step in it. But I know. I see more than anybody realizes because nobody’s watching me. I saw you last night. I see you working here today. You’re not special. You’re extraordinary.” got me..

In my opinion. he's the strongest of them all
"to be the one who isn’t chosen. To live so near to the spotlight and never step in it." dude, that's really hard. just imagine
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SlayerShannon picked Willow:
This was an extremely hard question! But I had to go with Willow! She was Buffy's gal pal and they went through so much together! Xander was extremely amazing too!
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allisoncarleton picked Willow:
It's a girl thing...
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RottenCandy picked Willow:
I agree with Cressida. :)
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gossipgirl1324 picked Willow:
xander wus always lik: oh buff angel isnt good enough but bwahaha! I AM!!
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InnerMoppet picked Xander:
Yes, Xander did tell Buffy that Willow said to kick Angel's ass, even when she didn't, but no one is perfect. Judgment is going to get cloudy and will get in the way on occasion. Obviously, Willow totally went against Buffy when she was addicted to magicks. At that point, she was "sick" and out of control. I think both Xander and Willow are true blue friends of Buffy, but I'm going with Xander. He never hesitated to fight by her side with no type of "super-human" power whatsoever, and dealt well with not letting his romantic interest in Buffy get in the way of being a loyal friend.
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smckinlay2 picked Xander:
xander :)
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snowwhitesilver picked Xander:
Willow did try to kill her and all
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izbia150 picked Willow:
willow-chan!
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TitanicLeoKate picked Xander:
I love Xander. I actually prefer him than Willow.
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DamianLUVR picked Willow:
this was hard... but i picked Willow. :]
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engelplaceba picked Willow:
Willow ^^
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shadow_kitty21 picked Willow:
to be honest Xander pissed me off
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goodbyemra picked Willow:
I think Xander judged Buffy's every action far too much to be her best friend, his romantic feelings towards her always gave his actions a hidden depth.
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JesseIsLoveMD picked Xander:
Hands down Xander. He may have loved her romantically at one point, but he stuck by her through everything. Granted, so did Willow, but Xander was right on board all the time, seeing the big picture for everything. He may have said to kill Angel instead of Willow's message, but say the spell didn't work and Angelus never reverted. The world would have ended, if it wasn't for Xander. I am probably the only one who forgave Xander for leaving Anya at the altar, but again: He saw the big picture and didn't want Anya or himself to suffer. He ended it sooner rather than later.
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karlyluvsam picked Willow:
LOVE Xander .. but i have much love for red
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snowangel12 picked Willow:
Willow is way better than xander and that is never going to change.
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willowtara picked Willow:
go willow, i only piked her cas she my fav cherecter and she was truly buffy best best frind!!
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Makeupdiva picked Willow:
They are both her best friends but I think Willow is more of her best friend. Willow is always there for her and doesn't start looking down on her if Buffy has done something wrong. Willow just stands up for her.
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mssummers picked Willow:
Willow without a doubt!She supported Buffy no matter what,Xander let his petty jealousy get in the way.
Willow had Buffy´s back even if she couldn´t understand Buffy´s actions.
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Heidihi2 picked Willow:
When Buffy was upset willow would be the first to notice and try to find out whats wring and I like that about her always caring and ready to listen but xander has a good heart but isn't always the right person to understand Buffys feelings at time like buffy and angel... And that.
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sky5678 picked Xander:
when willow went evil and tried to kill buffy xander helped buffy
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Nevermind5555 picked Willow:
They are both great friends but I think Willow even more, plus she's a girl and many things she understands better than Xander. Things that Buffy even cant talk about with Xander.
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daphne24 picked Xander:
xander i mean he lost an eye protecting everyone he has such a big heart
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ReadyRandy picked Xander:
I do love Willow to! still, I feel as though Xander was there for her. Willow made a lot of mistakes during the show that caused me to get very angry with her. After season six, it was hard for me to really start liking her again. Xander was always there to give his inspirational speeches and in my opinion he was better friend to have around.
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nibbles7192 picked Willow:
Willow she was that supportive friend who doesn't care if your sleeping with a vampire mostly spike
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dacastinson picked Willow:
It was really hard for me to choose.
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RoseLovesJack picked Xander:
I love both of them
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FanFic_Girl_26 picked Willow:
I cannot agree more there, cressida. From my perspective, Willow makes a great friend for Buffy. Xander really irked me when he was dishonest with Buffy about what Willow had said in her message to Buffy. After all, it is my honest opinion that a friend that is honest and yet nice about it is a good friend to have. Of course, a friendship cannot be built on dishonesty; it takes good qualities like compassion, honesty and loyalty to build up a friendship and make it grow stronger through the storms and fights of life, no matter how many there are in this life.

I would look at the friendship between DJ Tanner and Kimmy Gibbler from the TV show Full House. Their friendship has had its ups and downs, but they managed to work things out with each other and also apologize to each other if either one of them did something wrong, too. Now that's a strong friendship right there if there ever was one. :)
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Flickerflame picked Willow:
Both have had their weak friendship points. Willow in season 6 has her addiction to magic and later her reaction to Tara's death, and Xander had the whole jealousy and bias over Angel, specifically lying over Willow's message but also things like the confrontation in Revelations.

I think Willow's reasons/excuses were better though.
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charm312 picked Willow:
Willow all the way
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