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9/30/2016 3:41:15 AM
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It's been a while since someone put this together and did a chart of the politics of the DDO community. Take the political compass test (https://www.politicalcompass.org...) and post your results.

My results
Economic Left/Right: -7.5
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -5.03
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9/30/2016 4:19:33 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
My results:

-5.13 (economic), -8.31 (social)
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9/30/2016 4:24:25 AM
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Well, looks like I made a mistake.

My scores look like this: https://www.politicalcompass.org...

-6.88, -8.21
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9/30/2016 4:44:57 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/30/2016 3:41:15 AM, ThinkBig wrote:
It's been a while since someone put this together and did a chart of the politics of the DDO community. Take the political compass test (https://www.politicalcompass.org...) and post your results.

My results
Economic Left/Right: -7.5
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -5.03

https://www.politicalcompass.org...
Economic Left/Right: -5.48
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: 0.21
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9/30/2016 5:00:08 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
Economic Left/Right: -7.63
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -8.36

https://www.politicalcompass.org...
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9/30/2016 5:04:13 AM
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How exactly do you read the compass? I've seen graphics like this

http://oi61.tinypic.com...

but I'm not sure how accurate they are.
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9/30/2016 5:09:37 AM
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My results
Economic Left/Right: 10.0
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -3.54

https://www.politicalcompass.org...
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9/30/2016 5:27:24 AM
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At 9/30/2016 5:04:13 AM, n7 wrote:
How exactly do you read the compass? I've seen graphics like this

http://oi61.tinypic.com...

but I'm not sure how accurate they are.

You could go by this too http://www.candidatex.us...
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9/30/2016 5:29:20 AM
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At 9/30/2016 5:27:24 AM, PetersSmith wrote:
At 9/30/2016 5:04:13 AM, n7 wrote:
How exactly do you read the compass? I've seen graphics like this

http://oi61.tinypic.com...

but I'm not sure how accurate they are.

You could go by this too http://www.candidatex.us...

This is probably the best graph I have seen in explaining he results.
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9/30/2016 5:34:44 AM
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Economic Left/Right: 0.25
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -4.46

https://www.politicalcompass.org...
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9/30/2016 3:28:48 PM
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Economic: 9.0
Social: -4.56
https://www.politicalcompass.org...

Both more economically conservative and libertarian than last time.
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9/30/2016 6:23:47 PM
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https://www.politicalcompass.org...

Economic Left/Right: -3.88
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -3.33
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9/30/2016 6:29:05 PM
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At 9/30/2016 5:27:24 AM, PetersSmith wrote:
At 9/30/2016 5:04:13 AM, n7 wrote:
How exactly do you read the compass? I've seen graphics like this

http://oi61.tinypic.com...

but I'm not sure how accurate they are.

You could go by this too http://www.candidatex.us...

So much of that is wrong. Centre isn't liberal and there is absolutely no such thing as left-libertarianism, libertarians hate taxation or any regulation and non-chairty care for the poor at all.
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9/30/2016 6:31:15 PM
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At 9/30/2016 6:29:05 PM, GoogooGaga wrote:
At 9/30/2016 5:27:24 AM, PetersSmith wrote:
At 9/30/2016 5:04:13 AM, n7 wrote:
How exactly do you read the compass? I've seen graphics like this

http://oi61.tinypic.com...

but I'm not sure how accurate they are.

You could go by this too http://www.candidatex.us...

So much of that is wrong. Centre isn't liberal and there is absolutely no such thing as left-libertarianism, libertarians hate taxation or any regulation and non-chairty care for the poor at all.

I think liberalism here is "classical liberalism" and there is left-libertarian considering it's an authoritarian/libertarian scale. If there was no left libertarianism then you'd take out the entire bottom left, which is just illogical considering a lot people on this site are placed there.
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9/30/2016 7:15:46 PM
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At 9/30/2016 6:31:15 PM, PetersSmith wrote:
At 9/30/2016 6:29:05 PM, GoogooGaga wrote:
At 9/30/2016 5:27:24 AM, PetersSmith wrote:
At 9/30/2016 5:04:13 AM, n7 wrote:
How exactly do you read the compass? I've seen graphics like this

http://oi61.tinypic.com...

but I'm not sure how accurate they are.

You could go by this too http://www.candidatex.us...

So much of that is wrong. Centre isn't liberal and there is absolutely no such thing as left-libertarianism, libertarians hate taxation or any regulation and non-chairty care for the poor at all.

I think liberalism here is "classical liberalism" and there is left-libertarian considering it's an authoritarian/libertarian scale. If there was no left libertarianism then you'd take out the entire bottom left, which is just illogical considering a lot people on this site are placed there.

Even with that it's only accommodating of a weak scale. The test questions are very good, the problem is the center of the graph is way out of whack with the global political center. This is a scale where staunchly left-wing parties like Sinn Fein and the Scottish National party are only slightly left of center (https://www.politicalcompass.org...). And the test itself is designed so most people fall to the left of these parties. For example, in that graph I line up as an anarchs-capitalist, which I'm not. The Political Compass is only really useful in comparing the mean of large groups. You have to account that the test tries to force everyone into the bottom-left and go from there.

I much prefer tests like ISideWith (where it distinguishes my support for conservatism with my disdain for Trump) or OnTheIssues (where I line up as a libertarian-leaning conservative, which is accurate http://www.ontheissues.org...). They have better, less vague questions and actually seem to reflect where people line up on.
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9/30/2016 7:36:00 PM
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I don't think that it got me correct as it put me as authoritarian and maximum right wing.
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9/30/2016 7:55:00 PM
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Economic Left/Right: 6.13
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: 3.74
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9/30/2016 8:02:07 PM
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Wait, I am the only one in the blue? I remember when most of the site was in the blue XD
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9/30/2016 8:44:42 PM
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At 9/30/2016 6:31:15 PM, PetersSmith wrote:
At 9/30/2016 6:29:05 PM, GoogooGaga wrote:
At 9/30/2016 5:27:24 AM, PetersSmith wrote:
At 9/30/2016 5:04:13 AM, n7 wrote:
How exactly do you read the compass? I've seen graphics like this

http://oi61.tinypic.com...

but I'm not sure how accurate they are.

You could go by this too http://www.candidatex.us...

So much of that is wrong. Centre isn't liberal and there is absolutely no such thing as left-libertarianism, libertarians hate taxation or any regulation and non-chairty care for the poor at all.

I think liberalism here is "classical liberalism" and there is left-libertarian considering it's an authoritarian/libertarian scale. If there was no left libertarianism then you'd take out the entire bottom left, which is just illogical considering a lot people on this site are placed there.

The compass site uses the word wrong,
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9/30/2016 8:46:46 PM
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At 9/30/2016 8:02:07 PM, 16kadams wrote:
Wait, I am the only one in the blue? I remember when most of the site was in the blue XD

The site fluctuates between the purple and green but never are majority authoritarian-leaning.

this is most to do with the age group/generation that this site is frequented by.
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9/30/2016 8:57:28 PM
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At 9/30/2016 8:02:07 PM, 16kadams wrote:
Wait, I am the only one in the blue? I remember when most of the site was in the blue XD

Times have changed.
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9/30/2016 8:58:08 PM
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Economic Left/Right: -8.63
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: 0.72

(And here I thought I was becoming more moderate)
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9/30/2016 9:01:24 PM
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At 9/30/2016 8:46:46 PM, GoogooGaga wrote:
At 9/30/2016 8:02:07 PM, 16kadams wrote:
Wait, I am the only one in the blue? I remember when most of the site was in the blue XD

The site fluctuates between the purple and green but never are majority authoritarian-leaning.

this is most to do with the age group/generation that this site is frequented by.

No. A few months after the conservative influx there was a majority of conservatives for about a year or so.
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9/30/2016 9:27:32 PM
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At 9/30/2016 6:29:05 PM, GoogooGaga wrote:
At 9/30/2016 5:27:24 AM, PetersSmith wrote:
At 9/30/2016 5:04:13 AM, n7 wrote:
How exactly do you read the compass? I've seen graphics like this

http://oi61.tinypic.com...

but I'm not sure how accurate they are.

You could go by this too http://www.candidatex.us...

So much of that is wrong. Centre isn't liberal and there is absolutely no such thing as left-libertarianism, libertarians hate taxation or any regulation and non-chairty care for the poor at all.
Right-libertarians hate taxes and the poor, ect. Left libertarians refers to the leftist philosophies that still accept the concept of personal freedoms. In fact there use to be no such thing as right-libertarians for that matter. Libertarian use to solely be used by the anarchist left.
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9/30/2016 9:51:54 PM
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At 9/30/2016 9:27:32 PM, n7 wrote:
At 9/30/2016 6:29:05 PM, GoogooGaga wrote:
At 9/30/2016 5:27:24 AM, PetersSmith wrote:
At 9/30/2016 5:04:13 AM, n7 wrote:
How exactly do you read the compass? I've seen graphics like this

http://oi61.tinypic.com...

but I'm not sure how accurate they are.

You could go by this too http://www.candidatex.us...

So much of that is wrong. Centre isn't liberal and there is absolutely no such thing as left-libertarianism, libertarians hate taxation or any regulation and non-chairty care for the poor at all.
Right-libertarians hate taxes and the poor, ect. Left libertarians refers to the leftist philosophies that still accept the concept of personal freedoms. In fact there use to be no such thing as right-libertarians for that matter. Libertarian use to solely be used by the anarchist left.

Liberal = left and liberal
Libertarian = right and liberal
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9/30/2016 10:10:09 PM
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At 9/30/2016 9:51:54 PM, GoogooGaga wrote:
At 9/30/2016 9:27:32 PM, n7 wrote:
At 9/30/2016 6:29:05 PM, GoogooGaga wrote:
At 9/30/2016 5:27:24 AM, PetersSmith wrote:
At 9/30/2016 5:04:13 AM, n7 wrote:
How exactly do you read the compass? I've seen graphics like this

http://oi61.tinypic.com...

but I'm not sure how accurate they are.

You could go by this too http://www.candidatex.us...

So much of that is wrong. Centre isn't liberal and there is absolutely no such thing as left-libertarianism, libertarians hate taxation or any regulation and non-chairty care for the poor at all.
Right-libertarians hate taxes and the poor, ect. Left libertarians refers to the leftist philosophies that still accept the concept of personal freedoms. In fact there use to be no such thing as right-libertarians for that matter. Libertarian use to solely be used by the anarchist left.

Liberal = left and liberal
Libertarian = right and liberal

.....Did you read what I wrote at all?
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10/1/2016 12:50:06 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/30/2016 3:41:15 AM, ThinkBig wrote:
It's been a while since someone put this together and did a chart of the politics of the DDO community. Take the political compass test (https://www.politicalcompass.org...) and post your results.

My results
Economic Left/Right: -7.5
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -5.03

-4.0 (Economic), -7.44 (Social)
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10/1/2016 2:39:20 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/30/2016 3:41:15 AM, ThinkBig wrote:
It's been a while since someone put this together and did a chart of the politics of the DDO community. Take the political compass test (https://www.politicalcompass.org...) and post your results.

My results
Economic Left/Right: -7.5
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -5.03

My results

Economic Left/Right: -5.0
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -4.67
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10/1/2016 3:15:28 PM
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At 9/30/2016 3:41:15 AM, ThinkBig wrote:
It's been a while since someone put this together and did a chart of the politics of the DDO community. Take the political compass test (https://www.politicalcompass.org...) and post your results.

My results
Economic Left/Right: -7.5
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -5.03

Economic Left/Right: 6.88
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: 3.08

Ooh a little too authoritarian for my taste but I guess I cant lie haha
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