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Re: Re^2: I spend most of my time in... (Bermuda)

by Anonymous Monk
on Jul 26, 2003 at 05:22 UTC ( #278061=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: I spend most of my time in... (Bermuda)
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Serious polls with lots of options don't benefit from having a silly choice

True, but then again nobody should interpret these polls to be anything even remotely representing the truth. In this case, why not include silly options for amusement. If you really wanted results you'd be better off checking the server logs.

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Re^4: I spend most of my time in... (amusement)
by tye (Sage) on Jul 27, 2003 at 04:04 UTC

    Why don't I just throw in one great big long bar in the graph right now... for amusement? Oh, because it isn't particularly amusing.

    I never said there were any kind of statistical analysis going on. Adding a silly option in among a bunch of serious options makes for an uninteresting, unamusing, and, yes, even uninformative poll, IMHO.

                    - tye

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