The 3rd Umineko Pairing Poll (「うみねこのなく頃に」第3回ベストコンビ投票 "Umineko no Naku Koro ni" dai 3-kai besuto konbi tōhyō, lit. "Umineko no Naku Koro ni" Best Combi Poll) was held from October 29 to November 3, 2008, two months after the release of Banquet of the Golden Witch. Voters could cast one vote for a character pair per day. They were also able to nominate their own characters for one or both members of a pair. Character entries that do not have a portrait are marked with an asterisk in the results table below.
The webpage is no longer online, but the results may be viewed on Internet Archive. (Note that while the pictures may not load, clicking "View Image" will show the filenames.)
- Chiester 603 and Chiester 721 (rank 49) refer to fanart of Rosa and Natsuhi depicting them as Chiester Sisters. The numbers are their names written in romaji numbers: 603 is Rosa (6 = ro, 3 = sa) and 721 is Natsuhi (7 = na, 2 = two/tsu, 1 = hi[to]).
- George and Tommy (rank 56) refers to George possibly having a similar appearance to Jirou Tomitake (nicknamed Tommy) from Higurashi When They Cry and wearing a TOMITAKE FLASH shirt in Turn of the Golden Witch.