In 200 years there will be many people claiming Perl is dead. And others will respond by pointing to the million modules on CPAN.
The community will be waiting eagerly for Perl 17 (as for the last 20 years), and use the stable version 16.42.1 meanwhile.
Except for some poor fellows who have to mantain legacy-code written in Perl 6.
So all will be fine ... at least till the next overflow of the Mayan calendar.
1. Post a new note in the poll ideas quest 2013 thread, containing your suggested poll.
2. Send a message to the pollsters (/msg pollsters) pointing them at your new note in the poll ideas quest 2013 thread.
3. Go on about your life as if nothing has happened.
So I satisfied number 1. As to your complaint Did you not bother to read How do I create a Poll? or fail to understand it?
Are you referring to item #2? If so, the only people who would know I didn't /msg the pollsters, would be the pollsters themselves. So if you are a pollster, you already know my suggested idea, why should I /msg you now? :-) Is this the government or something? :-)