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Poll - Where are you primarily based?

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Poll - Where are you primarily based?

England
86
70%
Northern Ireland
3
2%
Scotland
12
10%
Wales
5
4%
Africa
1
1%
Asia
4
3%
Australia (the continent)
1
1%
Europe - other than the UK
6
5%
North America
3
2%
South America
1
1%
 
Total votes: 122

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Poll - Where are you primarily based?

#137624

Postby PinkDalek » May 8th, 2018, 8:10 pm

Please vote in the Poll above.

Fully acknowledging this is "Around the UK" but I've included other options (restricted to 10 in total, so I've deleted Other Planet and Antarctica). The UK countries are in alphabetical order, as should be the continents.

I reserve the right to cross post from DAK etc.

I've only given one vote per person but will leave the Poll open. If someone moves, changing your vote later is an option.

That's about it. Feel free to say in which country you're primarily based, if not specifically named, should you so wish.

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Re: Poll - Where are you primarily based?

#137637

Postby AleisterCrowley » May 8th, 2018, 9:15 pm

I always thought the continent including Australia was Australasia (or Oceania?), but Wikipedia seems to think the grouping is 'Australia'

Although...NZ isn't included: apparently "New Zealand is not part of the continent of Australia, but of the separate, submerged continent of Zealandia. New Zealand and Australia are both part of the Oceanian sub-region known as Australasia, with New Guinea being in Melanesia
Glad that's clear then..

.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australia_(continent)

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Re: Poll - Where are you primarily based?

#137643

Postby PinkDalek » May 8th, 2018, 9:59 pm

I thought so too. My draft said Australasia but, this being TLF, I thought I should check. That’s why the submitted version shows Australia (the country). Does that mean someone from New Zealand can’t vote here?

Thank you for voting. ;)

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Re: Poll - Where are you primarily based?

#137645

Postby AleisterCrowley » May 8th, 2018, 10:07 pm

No, it definitely says Australia the continent!!
Perhaps NZ is incontinent?
Kiwis should have a vote - everything they say sounds like a question anyway?

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Re: Poll - Where are you primarily based?

#137648

Postby PinkDalek » May 8th, 2018, 10:23 pm

AleisterCrowley wrote:No, it definitely says Australia the continent!!


Yes, my lazy typing whilst watching West:Word.

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Re: Poll - Where are you primarily based?

#137778

Postby Snorvey » May 9th, 2018, 1:33 pm

Total members 3543

Votes cast = 41.

Hmm. Still, a polling company would find away to extrapolate a forecast result from that.

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Re: Poll - Where are you primarily based?

#137837

Postby PinkDalek » May 9th, 2018, 5:09 pm

Snorvey wrote:Total members 3543

Votes cast = 41.

Hmm. Still, a polling company would find away to extrapolate a forecast result from that.


Of those Total members, about 700 have posted 10 or more times. The current turnout is a startling 6.8% on that 700. Not bad for the first Poll on the subject and if we get to, say, 10% that should be fairly representative, at least on the UK split breakdown percentages.

Obviously many will not find the Poll and others won't bother voting. We are still waiting for someone from Australia to vote (accurately) and I know of at least one who's over there. South America presently on nil points.

I've cross posted at the Biscuit Bar and in the Land of those who Love Polls. I don't suppose I should bother further on the most active boards, such as the Land of the Dragons and the Hyppie place.

P'haps Beerpig's is where some of our missing Scottish residents are hiding, enjoying the unseasonally good weather.

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Re: Poll - Where are you primarily based?

#137848

Postby kiloran » May 9th, 2018, 5:33 pm

PinkDalek wrote:
P'haps Beerpig's is where some of our missing Scottish residents are hiding, enjoying the unseasonally good weather.

You're right, the weather is unseasonably good..... it didn't rain this morning. Though this afternoon is making up for it. :cry:

--kiloran

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Re: Poll - Where are you primarily based?

#137868

Postby panamagold » May 9th, 2018, 6:52 pm

PinkDalek wrote: South America presently on nil points.


Perhaps you should have doubled it upwith Central America. ;)

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Re: Poll - Where are you primarily based?

#137875

Postby PinkDalek » May 9th, 2018, 7:09 pm

panamagold wrote:
PinkDalek wrote: South America presently on nil points.


Perhaps you should have doubled it up with Central America. ;)


I did look and thought that a great deal if not all of Central America is classed as being in the continent of North America. It looks like Panama is a special case but, depending on which side of the continental divide you are, you should be able to vote (if you haven't already so done).

Even better if you are our first voter based in South America(ish)***. ;)


Edit: *** Was that you?

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Re: Poll - Where are you primarily based?

#139879

Postby XFool » May 18th, 2018, 5:38 pm

PinkDalek wrote:Please vote in the Poll above.

How? I see a Poll results post. I see no way of voting in the Poll.

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Re: Poll - Where are you primarily based?

#139880

Postby XFool » May 18th, 2018, 5:39 pm

XFool wrote:
PinkDalek wrote:Please vote in the Poll above.

How? I see a Poll results post. I see no way of voting in the Poll.

What!?

On posting the above I now see a Poll. Magic or witchcraft?

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Re: Poll - Where are you primarily based?

#139882

Postby PinkDalek » May 18th, 2018, 5:45 pm

XFool wrote:
PinkDalek wrote:Please vote in the Poll above.

How? I see a Poll results post. I see no way of voting in the Poll.


That might suggest you've already voted. Can you see a black dot within any of the white encircled Poll options? Alternatively, were you logged in here when you looked?

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Re: Poll - Where are you primarily based?

#139885

Postby XFool » May 18th, 2018, 5:55 pm

PinkDalek wrote:
XFool wrote:
PinkDalek wrote:Please vote in the Poll above.

How? I see a Poll results post. I see no way of voting in the Poll.

That might suggest you've already voted. Can you see a black dot within any of the white encircled Poll options? Alternatively, were you logged in here when you looked?

I hadn't voted; I can see a black dot; I was logged in.

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Re: Poll - Where are you primarily based?

#139886

Postby chas49 » May 18th, 2018, 5:56 pm

XFool wrote:
XFool wrote:
PinkDalek wrote:Please vote in the Poll above.

How? I see a Poll results post. I see no way of voting in the Poll.

What!?

On posting the above I now see a Poll. Magic or
witchcraft
?


I think it'll be that...

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Re: Poll - Where are you primarily based?

#139902

Postby PinkDalek » May 18th, 2018, 7:02 pm

XFool wrote:
PinkDalek wrote:
XFool wrote:How? I see a Poll results post. I see no way of voting in the Poll.

That might suggest you've already voted. Can you see a black dot within any of the white encircled Poll options? Alternatively, were you logged in here when you looked?

I hadn't voted; I can see a black dot; I was logged in.


Witchcraft it is then. Is the black dot in the correct place for you? If not you can change it. In fact you can play around to see if the Poll is now functioning for you more generally.

PS I missed your follow up post when replying earlier.

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Re: Poll - Where are you primarily based?

#140430

Postby PinkDalek » May 21st, 2018, 7:35 pm

Snorvey wrote:Votes cast = 41.


Votes cast now at 100 and Scotland into double figures. A landmark at last.

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Re: Poll - Where are you primarily based?

#140475

Postby Bink333 » May 22nd, 2018, 9:05 am

AleisterCrowley wrote:I always thought the continent including Australia was Australasia (or Oceania?), but Wikipedia seems to think the grouping is 'Australia'

Although...NZ isn't included: apparently "New Zealand is not part of the continent of Australia, but of the separate, submerged continent of Zealandia. New Zealand and Australia are both part of the Oceanian sub-region known as Australasia, with New Guinea being in Melanesia
Glad that's clear then..

.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australia_(continent)


New Zealand isn't on the map anymore.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/may/02/jacinda-ardern-asks-why-new-zealand-is-left-off-world-maps-in-new-tourism-campaign

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Re: Poll - Where are you primarily based?

#140479

Postby Pendrainllwyn » May 22nd, 2018, 9:22 am

PinkDalek wrote:Fully acknowledging this is "Around the UK" but I've included other options (restricted to 10 in total, so I've deleted Other Planet and Antarctica). The UK countries are in alphabetical order, as should be the continents.


If there is extraterrestial life contributing to these hallowed boards then this poll regretfully fails to give them the chance to disclose it.

Perhaps the OP is deliberately trying to put us off the scent.


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