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PBS poll on gun control

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by Kable, Apr 30, 2013.

  1. Kable

    Kable Lynnwood Active Member

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  2. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    We are still winning! 95% now. This poll will never see the light of day once it's over.
     
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  3. Solomon

    Solomon Vancouver Active Member

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    This poll has been passed around several gun boards. The reason we're at 95% is because of that.
     
  4. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    Of course it has, so? Just let me enjoy a poll that swings my way for a change.
     
  5. RoneKiln

    RoneKiln Western Washington Active Member

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    Why is there not an option to vote for reducing gun control?
     
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  6. Zepoll

    Zepoll Keizer Active Member

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    True...

    But it IS PBS, so.. it would be safe to assume that the anti's have had their fair shot at passing it around whatever resources they use.

    and we're still kicking butt.
     
  7. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    Not only that but it's showing some level of organization among gun advocates who will hopefully vote mid-term elections.
     
  8. One-Eyed Ross

    One-Eyed Ross Winlock, WA Well-Known Member

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    "If only, if only" the woodpecker cries
    "The bark on the trees was as soft as the skies"
     
  9. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    This poll is still open?
     
  10. Kable

    Kable Lynnwood Active Member

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    Looks like it, still at 95% to leave gun laws as they are
     
  11. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    I still say it's showing a unified group of people even if it's skewed. The antis cruise the PBS sight more than us and they can't keep up?
     
  12. Misterbill

    Misterbill Yakima County, Washington New Member

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    It's a completely meaningless poll because it's an internet poll.

    This has as much statistical validity as sticking your finger in the wind.

    Does anyone NOT grasp the difference between ACTUAL polling and a self-selecting group of anonymous internet people?
     
  13. AlphaCoyote

    AlphaCoyote Oh, I get around. New Member

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    Yup. They call it "poll skewing." When there is an unsupervised internet poll like this, folks get together to skew the results by overwhelmingly voting one way by agreement. It's not a way to gauge public opinion, but it is a way for the pollers to mine the data of those who vote. So those of you who voted? Congratulations. Your spam email will increase.
     
  14. BigStick

    BigStick Sherwood, OR Well-Known Member

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    That was my exact thought when I read the options. Where is the button to get rid of the stupid laws (like most of them)?
     
  15. deen_ad

    deen_ad Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Well, "our" lead is down to 94% now. Need to find some other IP's to vote from I guess.
     
  16. oknow

    oknow amboy wa. Well-Known Member

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    Leave federal gun laws as they are (94%, 41,615 Votes)
     
  17. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    Thought this back and forth on the comment section of the poll was kinda funny.


    Carl Christensen•4 hours ago−







    This spurious poll has been "freeped" by right-wing nutjobs from freerepublic.com et al, and is statistically useless - it's worse than the old "Dewey Beats Truman" polls...





    Law-abiding Larry> Carl Christensen•an hour ago







    Kinda sucks, huh Carl? I actually found the link to this "spurious" poll on an anti-gun facebook page. Gun control just isn't as popular as you were misled to believe it is. A few radical liberals do not speak for the American people.....period.


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  18. bzltyr

    bzltyr Portland Metro area Active Member

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    its pBS ...supported by the federal govt.... Its a buch of hooey