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MouthWash
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9/2/2012 10:52:24 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
I always wondered ever since 16k made that poll about liberals vs conservatives.
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9/2/2012 11:12:12 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 9/2/2012 11:10:23 PM, darkkermit wrote:
You do realize that people might skew the results for this poll.

Well seeing that a few people apparently admitted that they do intentionally skew poll results, there's at least a sense of decency and honesty to them...

In other words, it appears that the community will and might respond honestly to the poll. But then there's always the chance that...
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9/2/2012 11:25:21 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 9/2/2012 11:12:12 PM, Man-is-good wrote:
At 9/2/2012 11:10:23 PM, darkkermit wrote:
You do realize that people might skew the results for this poll.

Well seeing that a few people apparently admitted that they do intentionally skew poll results, there's at least a sense of decency and honesty to them...

Unless its the first one they screwed up :p. Or they do it rarely.

In other words, it appears that the community will and might respond honestly to the poll. But then there's always the chance that...
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Man-is-good
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9/2/2012 11:29:36 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 9/2/2012 11:25:21 PM, darkkermit wrote:
At 9/2/2012 11:12:12 PM, Man-is-good wrote:
At 9/2/2012 11:10:23 PM, darkkermit wrote:
You do realize that people might skew the results for this poll.

Well seeing that a few people apparently admitted that they do intentionally skew poll results, there's at least a sense of decency and honesty to them...

Unless its the first one they screwed up :p. Or they do it rarely.
Eh...true. I was only trying to raise up some hope, considering the damned history of polling on this site.

In other words, it appears that the community will and might respond honestly to the poll. But then there's always the chance that...
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9/2/2012 11:31:19 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 9/2/2012 10:52:24 PM, MouthWash wrote:
I always wondered ever since 16k made that poll about liberals vs conservatives.

I voted only once
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9/3/2012 12:17:04 AM
Posted: 4 years ago
I think the only poll I ever voted falsely on was when jimtimmy made a poll asking if people would vote for him as president or for the DDO elite to be president.
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9/3/2012 1:52:12 AM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 9/2/2012 11:10:23 PM, darkkermit wrote:
You do realize that people might skew the results for this poll.

Yes, but honest voters would not falsely vote for "sometimes" so we can accurately say that the "sometimes" section is a minimum.
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