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Poll on the effects of frequent polling

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A poll on the effects of frequent polling
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Since AltaSkier (my hero, landlord, amd beer-mate) isn't here today, I shall again have to point out that this poll is seriously FLAWED.
Well, perhaps not "seriously flawed", more "humorously flawed"

Question one contains a circular argument, and is therefore unnecessary.

Question two requires answers of 1. "More", 2. "Less", 3. "Don't know", given the wordin gof the question. It is therefore unanswerable (apart from those who don't know, who are obviously too stupid, and probably answered question one without seeing the circularity of the argument therein). I would therefore deem question 2 unnecessary.

Question three assumes that the voter has the ability to vote while skiing (perhaps using a Handspring Treo, or Compaq Ipaq). While surfing the net on the piste is not actually listed as ill-advised in the skier's responsibility code, it would seem obvious to even the most likely candidate for "the missing link" between apes and man, even on a snowboard, that this is not an intelligent option. Perhaps one who didn't spot the issues with the first two questions would see the error of her ways here. I therefore believe that this question is unnecessary.

In an ironic (not using the definition found in the Alanis Morisette dictionary of mis-used words) twist, the fourth question falls down with the same problem of the first. If one were to take this arguement and divide it by Pi, the result would be the diameter of the argument. It is an almost perfect circle. It is therefore unnecessary.

I would have to declare this poll to be 100% flawed. in fact, it is so completely and utterly flawed, it is almost perfect. This is perhaps the ultimate poll ever produced.

S
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When I filled it out I saw that question 1 and 4 had the exact same split for responses. I'm willing to guess it was the same 5 people with the same sense of irreverance. I'm considering a poll to confirm this suspicion.
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This is very funny.

I was just about to rag on the recent rash of polls (obviously, end of season boredom setting in) when I saw this. Yours was much more clever than my idea though.
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