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Allowing polls

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CanadianJohn Tue 07-May-13 17:55:54

Sorry if this has been asked before, but...

Have you considered allowing a poster to post a poll? For example, on AIBU it would be nice to see a summary of answers, maybe on a five-point scale: "very unreasonable", "slightly unreasonable", "neutral", etc

This would obviate visitors from having to read thru several pages of posts to get a sense of what people feel.

usualsuspect Tue 07-May-13 17:57:12

Terrible idea.

MirandaWest Tue 07-May-13 17:58:22

Reading what people say is the interesting part though. And posters can sometimes be swayed by the strength of other posters arguments.

Or it just makes a bun fight which is also interesting.

Tee2072 Tue 07-May-13 18:00:01

We talk to each other. That's what a discussion board is about.

This is also why we don't want a Like button on individual posts or the ability to quote.

Use your words...

usualsuspect Tue 07-May-13 18:00:39

The whole point of a chat forum,is to chat.

IamtheZombie Tue 07-May-13 18:49:33

People talk about things. Threads develop and move on (even in AIBU). Shortcuts should stay on Farcebook.

In Zombie's very humble opinion.

FruOla Tue 07-May-13 18:56:26

Nope. I don't like that idea CJ hmm

magimedi Tue 07-May-13 19:52:41

"Only connect".

cumfy Thu 09-May-13 15:21:47

slightly unreasonable.

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