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Rigged polls.
    #966339 - 10/16/02 05:34 PM (18 years, 9 months ago)

This poll has 76 views yet somehow it has 101 votes.At one time it had 56 views and 89 votes.
http://www.shroomery.org/forums/showflat.php?Cat=&Board=Polls&Number=920990&page=0&view=collapsed&sb=5&o=&fpart=1

This poll has 172 views and it has 179 votes. I made a post in this poll noting that at the time it had 143 views and 174 votes .
http://www.shroomery.org/forums/showflat.php?Cat=&Board=Polls&Number=881993&page=0&view=collapsed&sb=5&o=&fpart=1

Why is this allowed and how is it possible? This sadly brings doubt upon each and every poll on this site.


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Edited by luvdemshrooms (10/16/02 05:36 PM)


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Re: Rigged polls. [Re: luvdemshrooms]
    #966427 - 10/16/02 05:58 PM (18 years, 9 months ago)

I think it's because you can vote on them in the 'entrance'

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Re: Rigged polls. [Re: DreaMaTrix]
    #966552 - 10/16/02 06:38 PM (18 years, 9 months ago)

Ahh, and i really thought for a moment that it?s very strange.....


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Re: Rigged polls. [Re: DreaMaTrix]
    #966635 - 10/16/02 07:08 PM (18 years, 9 months ago)

No sorry, clicking on a poll on the Entrance takes you to the poll and it shows up as a view. (I just tried it)


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Re: Rigged polls. [Re: luvdemshrooms]
    #966670 - 10/16/02 07:17 PM (18 years, 9 months ago)

Hmm, true....
I think that the post counts are not correct for some reason, if one does a poll, one must come to the forum. And in the board software only one vote per poll and user is allowed.


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Re: Rigged polls. [Re: Anno]
    #966700 - 10/16/02 07:25 PM (18 years, 9 months ago)

Well maybe, I looked at some of the other polls in the poll forum (not all of them) and those two were the only ones I saw that were like that.

Maybe I'm just too cynical.


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Re: Rigged polls. [Re: luvdemshrooms]
    #968750 - 10/17/02 01:05 PM (18 years, 9 months ago)

Hmmm, I thought you could partake in the actual poll in the 'entrance'

RIGGED! :smile:



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Re: Rigged polls. [Re: DreaMaTrix]
    #969514 - 10/17/02 04:49 PM (18 years, 9 months ago)

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Re: Rigged polls. [Re: ]
    #969914 - 10/17/02 06:36 PM (18 years, 9 months ago)

If you vote in the "poll of the day" that's on the entrance page, then no you don't go to the poll in a forum. If you click on view more polls it takes you directly to whatever forum the poll is in.

And being as there are only two polls I can find with more votes than views, I have to doubt that they're on the up and up.

If I'm wrong and they are on the level, then perhaps votes from the entrance page should also change the number of views accordingly so as to eliminate any possible "errors".


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You cannot legislate the poor into prosperity by legislating the wealthy out of prosperity. What one person receives without working for another person must work for without receiving. The government cannot give to anybody anything that the government does not first take from somebody else. When half of the people get the idea that they do not have to work because the other half is going to take care of them and when the other half gets the idea that it does no good to work because somebody else is going to get what they work for that my dear friend is the beginning of the end of any nation. You cannot multiply wealth by dividing it. ~ Adrian Rogers


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Re: Rigged polls. [Re: luvdemshrooms]
    #975405 - 10/19/02 09:39 PM (18 years, 9 months ago)

lol, yeah we'd put the effort to rig a poll that is about how much time you spend on a computer daily..  :smirk:


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Re: Rigged polls. [Re: Thor]
    #976419 - 10/20/02 07:50 AM (18 years, 9 months ago)

I didn't mean to suggest it was a shroomery admin or mod doing the number jiggling. If it came across that way I apologize. I had in mind a devious member (not anyone in particular) who had stumbled across a way to play with the numbers for their own amusement.


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