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General question as in regards to POLL threads...

Discussion in 'UHall' started by popps, Mar 27, 2010.

  1. popps

    popps Always Present
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Feb 27, 2004
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    Often we get POLL threads on Stratics on various issues about the game.

    I was wondering, what if the polling was organized so that one could change one's own vote for a more accurate outcome ?

    I mean, I find myself at times first voting, and then, after voting, reading the various arguments in favour or against. Occasionally, after reading confronting argumentations, one might realize how that first thought which led to voting in a given way, was mistaken, and that reading the various argumentations in favour or against, one would have instead preferred to vote differently.

    So, I ask myself, would it be possible to have Polls organized so that the Stratics user could withdraw one's own vote and, therefore, be eligible again for voting in a different way if they changed up their mind after reading the various arguments in favour or against ?

    This would lead to a poll, hopefully, and of course depending on the polling sample, a little more accurate in its results....

    Anyway, just an idea.
  2. Petra Fyde

    Petra Fyde Peerless Chatterbox
    Stratics Veteran Alumni Stratics Legend

    Jan 5, 2001
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    I suggest you put this idea forward to the designers of vbulletin, since this is inherent to how the software works rather than anything in Stratics setup.
  3. Storm

    Storm UO Forum Moderator
    Moderator Professional Premium Wiki Moderator Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Mar 18, 2004
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    Thats why I tend to wait a couple of days before voting on poles so I can read the arguments !
  4. Divie

    Divie Guest

    don't vote unless you have an informed sensible reason to vote.. / end thread
  5. Sickshine

    Sickshine Guest

    Sometimes the person starting the poll is vague or does not ask the question properly which leads to people voting one way only later to realize what the original poster was actually trying to ask.

    I would suggest anyone starting a poll to take the time to read over it a few times and make sure they are clear about what they are asking and have appropriate answers to vote on.
  6. NewThunder

    NewThunder Guest

    I always try to figure out how Popps would vote and then the oposite way.
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  8. Cloak&Dagger

    Cloak&Dagger Guest

    Thank you for the wonderful laugh, this should be a fairly decent tactic tho for accurate polling :p