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Re^4: When I see a poll

by wolfger (Deacon)
on Aug 11, 2005 at 14:31 UTC ( #482975=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: When I see a poll
in thread When I see a poll

The random choice is horribly underrepresented in the results.

First off, I think you mean *over*represented, since nearly 1/4th the people picked it.
Secondly, you are assuming that 100% are voting randomly. If we assume that 1/8th of the random voters picked "random", then the majority of the "random" votes probably came from people who "pick an answer and vote for another". :-)


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