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Do you like answering polls?

Yes
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75%
No
18
25%
 
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Harold
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Do you like answering polls

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Be honest.
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Harold,

You made one mistake in your poll. The new poll style does not use question marks. The correct poll would be
Do you like answering polls
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Yes, I realized that just after I created this.

Maybe I'll create a new one:

Do you like using punctuation in polls
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Yes, if they speak English.
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khh wrote:Yes, if they speak English.
Many Poles do.
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If one doesn't respond to polls, would one respond to yours? Wouldn't this lead to skewed results?
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I don't do polls, that is why I voted no. :beer
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Unless they're poorly conceived, why not?
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Depends on the question.
A better question to ask is which forum member asks the most questions in a poll format. I would recommend "Jumpin" as one who develops at least one poll question per week.
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Do I really have to be honest? Honestly?
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If any poll were ever going to be unanimous -- this should have been the one ...
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I do a lot of things I don't like to do. Some of them even voluntarily, like answering this poll.
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Harold wrote:If any poll were ever going to be unanimous -- this should have been the one ...
Nah. Maybe if the poll was phrased: "Are you answering this poll?". But even then, you'd need everyone to answer truthfully.
Don't assume I know what I'm talking about.
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Not as much as jumpin likes making them.
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What's an answering poll?
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G-Money wrote:Maybe if the poll was phrased: "Are you answering this poll?". But even then, you'd need everyone to answer truthfully.
Priceless... :lol
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Harold wrote:Be honest.
I can't. Sorry.
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When I first joined the BH forum, polls were mostly investment and finance related and I did participate on a regular basis.

However, we have had mostly non-investment and boring polls recently and I no longer participate in them unless my user name is mentioned by someone in a poll thread.
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I believe this poll under represents the people who don't answer polls.

Lets see... ~25K registered members, minus the "yes" answers to this poll, equals the true "no" count.
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Sometimes.
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empb wrote:Not as much as jumpin likes making them.
My risk tolerance is higher than yours.
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dratkinson wrote:I believe this poll under represents the people who don't answer polls.

Lets see... ~25K registered members, minus the "yes" answers to this poll, equals the true "no" count.
9600 of those "registered members" are non-participants: they have ZERO posts...
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dratkinson wrote:I believe this poll under represents the people who don't answer polls.

Lets see... ~25K registered members, minus the "yes" answers to this poll, equals the true "no" count.
More like: ~25K-9600 active members (or whatever the active member number is), minus the "yes" answers to this poll, and minus the "no" answers to this poll, equals the true "no" count.
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Polls and the Heisenberg uncertainty principle

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Based on the Heisenberg uncertainty principle, polls detract from a meaningful discussion. It's impossible to know simultaneously and precisely one's position in a poll and one's momentous opinion about the corresponding subject.

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I love answering polls! I have a short attention span and so polls let
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VictoriaF wrote:Based on the Heisenberg uncertainty principle, polls detract from a meaningful discussion. It's impossible to know simultaneously and precisely one's position in a poll and one's momentous opinion about the corresponding subject.

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Good one Victoria!

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Only when "42" is one of the choices.
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Schrodinger's cat is alive...and its pawback time

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I love to answer polls, but I tend to lie on my responses. :twisted:
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I always lie.
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CaliJim wrote:I always lie.
I try always to lie, but I am getting old and forgetful, so sometimes I slip and tell the truth, or whatever the current version of the truth is in my mind. Sometimes I forget which is the truth and which is the lie.
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you need a third option:

no, but I am masochistic
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LH wrote:you need a third option:

no, but I am masochistic
Funny.
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I don't always do polls, but when I do, I mark them with dos equis.
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Is this a facebook kind of question?
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CaliJim wrote:I don't always do polls, but when I do, I do mark them with dos equis.
OP may have dos equis marks on eyelids.
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