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What's the Point of the Polls?

Tree_of_Death
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8/29/2016 11:01:31 PM
Posted: 3 months ago
Hi! I'm somewhat new to the site and had a question. What purpose does the polls section serve? It seems just the same as an opinion, but is more prone to trolling and spam. What is the point?
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8/29/2016 11:02:54 PM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/29/2016 11:01:31 PM, Tree_of_Death wrote:
Hi! I'm somewhat new to the site and had a question. What purpose does the polls section serve? It seems just the same as an opinion, but is more prone to trolling and spam. What is the point?

To give PetersSmith something to live for
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8/29/2016 11:03:37 PM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/29/2016 11:02:54 PM, Vaarka wrote:
At 8/29/2016 11:01:31 PM, Tree_of_Death wrote:
Hi! I'm somewhat new to the site and had a question. What purpose does the polls section serve? It seems just the same as an opinion, but is more prone to trolling and spam. What is the point?

To give PetersSmith something to live for

True.
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8/29/2016 11:13:35 PM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/29/2016 11:01:31 PM, Tree_of_Death wrote:
Hi! I'm somewhat new to the site and had a question. What purpose does the polls section serve? It seems just the same as an opinion, but is more prone to trolling and spam. What is the point?

It for the people who like the opinions section but are too lazy to type 50 words to back up what they believe.
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8/30/2016 10:47:07 AM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/29/2016 11:01:31 PM, Tree_of_Death wrote:
Hi! I'm somewhat new to the site and had a question. What purpose does the polls section serve? It seems just the same as an opinion, but is more prone to trolling and spam. What is the point?

It would be better if we had more mods (PeterSmith please) but that isn't going to happen since Juggle doesn't really care about us.
Meh!
Vaarka
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8/30/2016 2:47:20 PM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/30/2016 10:47:07 AM, Axonly wrote:
At 8/29/2016 11:01:31 PM, Tree_of_Death wrote:
Hi! I'm somewhat new to the site and had a question. What purpose does the polls section serve? It seems just the same as an opinion, but is more prone to trolling and spam. What is the point?

It would be better if we had more mods (PeterSmith please) but that isn't going to happen since Juggle doesn't really care about us.

Technically (and correct me if I'm wrong), we don't need Juggle to get more mods. Max already has the passwords and whatnot that allows him to access moderation and permissions and such, so all he really would have to do is share those codes/passwords with other users and they could basically be a mod too.
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8/30/2016 5:23:49 PM
Posted: 3 months ago
At 8/29/2016 11:13:35 PM, Godgirl wrote:
At 8/29/2016 11:01:31 PM, Tree_of_Death wrote:
Hi! I'm somewhat new to the site and had a question. What purpose does the polls section serve? It seems just the same as an opinion, but is more prone to trolling and spam. What is the point?

It for the people who like the opinions section but are too lazy to type 50 words to back up what they believe.

^This
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