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Who would answer this stoopid survey honestly??

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by albin25, Mar 9, 2015.

  1. albin25

    albin25 Lewiston Idaho Well-Known Member

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  2. bolus

    bolus Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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  3. DSAPT9

    DSAPT9 North Idaho Gold Supporter Gold Supporter

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    First, most folks don't have home phones any more to call and I do not answer numbers I do not know. I think a lot of folks are the same way.

    Then you call me asking about guns and I assume your looking to steel them so I would not answer the questions any way.

    Bogus report.
     
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  4. DSAPT9

    DSAPT9 North Idaho Gold Supporter Gold Supporter

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    If this report is true then who are all these new folks I am selling guns too at the shop every werkend. Been there off and on from 2000 until now and I know the hand full of regulars and we have never sold so many firearms to women in the past like we do now.
     
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  5. Flopsweat

    Flopsweat Slightly right of center Well-Known Member

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    I didn't read the article, but I wouldn't answer that call in the first place. Why don't you attach a poll to this thread? I think we already know how it will come out, but I'd love to see how many folks here would answer that type survey - or even take the call.
     
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  6. bolus

    bolus Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    on the data I linked above they recorded if people refused to answer the question. Though someone might answer "no" instead of "I refuse to answer." The data only goes until 2006 though.

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  7. LaserMan

    LaserMan Eugene, OR Active Member

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    The truth... none, they were all lost in a tragic boating accident. ;)
     
  8. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    Since I went to broadband internet I do not have caller ID so if they want to leave a message then alrighty, if not no sweat off my nutz!!!!:eek:

    I used to hate those bastages calling and disrupting my evening and would let them have it!!!:mad:
     
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  9. BrentN

    BrentN Kelso Active Member

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    Sometimes.......these calls are fun. Pollsters, solicitors. Keep them on the line for a while. Especially the ones that don't want to take "no" for an answer.
    I might start said poll call with "what are guns?", or "does a ma deuce count?" and take it from there.
     
  10. Norm0931

    Norm0931 Hillsboro, OR Sgt. Sheep Silver Vendor 2016 Volunteer

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    "based at the University of Chicago"

    Enough Said.
     
  11. Capn Jack

    Capn Jack Wet-Stern Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Shooter Gangster.gif I only Got This One.....:D
     
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  12. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Libs man, libs! I'm sure this cRaP sounds just peachy to them!
     
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    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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  14. bakersman345

    bakersman345 Camas wa Well-Known Member

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    My answer would be no never even seen one. ---
    the problem with the smart answer given above is the LIBS using it as a way to push legislation and there progressive ideals on to a unsuspecting/unknowing population.
     
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    bakersman345 Camas wa Well-Known Member

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    Or they keep a log of people or areas where people said yes then they skip them all together and call people in NY, LA, Chicago, Portland OR, Seattle, etc. As a way to make us seem more radical every year.
    .. They are always fight for"minority's" but we are apparently a minority they want to destroy. 1/3 people still have guns. That means I only need 2 bullets.
     
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    Martini_Up NW USA Well-Known Member

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    a long time ago I did a phone survey or two. the last one did ask about firearms in the home and I declined to answer. additionally, I no longer participate in any surveys. moreover, as someone above states, I no longer answer any numbers I do not know. as a result, the "name unavailable, 123-456-7890" calls have almost went away.... almost.
     
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  17. Flopsweat

    Flopsweat Slightly right of center Well-Known Member

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  18. oknow

    oknow amboy wa. Well-Known Member

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    If someone that represented themselves as a pollster phoned you and asked if you had any guns in the house....what would you say??

    Does that count for forums too?

    If so there are a lot of people that not only answer yes. But also put up pictures of what they own and carry.
     
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  19. The Heretic

    The Heretic Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I wouldn't answer it period.
     
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  20. boogerhook

    boogerhook Seattle Well-Known Member

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    I would not trust this particular method, but I have seen others, such as PEW that showed some 34% of households to own at least 1 gun, which is consistent with approx. 100m gun owners owning an average of 3 guns each. There is also an urbanization trend which is inverse proportional to gun ownership, so yes +- 35% does not sound unreasonable to me.