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Miyamoto slips down Time's most influential list

Nintendo designer drops from first to 42nd place as 4Chan founder takes the top spot

Shigeru Miyamoto is the 42nd most influential person in the world, according to the Time Magazine's reader poll.

Nintendo's famous designer, who topped the same list last year with almost two million votes, won 614,641 votes and now appears just below teen actor Miley Cyrus and five places below US President Barrack Obama.

Topping this year's list is 'moot', the unknown founder of community website 4Chan.

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