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Poll #16575 Sevenfold
Open to: Registered Users, detailed results viewable to: Access List, participants: 23

Are you…

Happy?
10 (43.5%)

Sleepy?
13 (56.5%)

Grumpy?
10 (43.5%)

Dopey?
9 (39.1%)

Sneezy?
11 (47.8%)

Bashful?
5 (21.7%)

Doc?
7 (30.4%)

pseudomonas: Little Red Dragon with an abacus (geeky)
Poll #14622 Google Analytics
Open to: Registered Users, detailed results viewable to: Just the Poll Creator, participants: 25

So, Google Analytics and other similar web-bug technology:

I don't care who knows that I've visited any web page
6 (26.1%)

I don't want everyone to know, but I don't mind Google or Quantcast or Facebook or whoever knowing which pages I've visited when (because I trust them to deal appropriately with the data)
2 (8.7%)

I don't like Google or Quantcast or Facebook or whoever knowing which pages I visit when
15 (65.2%)

Furthermore:

I take steps to try and block at least some web trackers
12 (48.0%)

I don't try and block web trackers, because, as I just said, I don't mind the people operating the trackers knowing which pages I've been viewing
4 (16.0%)

I don't try and block web trackers, because I don't think any of the options are effective enough
2 (8.0%)

I don't try and block web trackers, because I'm mainly worried about my government tracking my activity (e.g. via my ISP)
1 (4.0%)

I don't try and block web trackers, because I don't trust the software that purports to do so / don't use closed-source software
1 (4.0%)

I don't try and block web trackers, because my OS/browser won't support the relevant technology.
0 (0.0%)

I don't try and block web trackers because I wasn't aware of them / wasn't aware of software that blocks them / haven't got round to it
3 (12.0%)

I think that I'm mainly safe from such trackers (e.g. because I only use text-mode browsing)
0 (0.0%)

Something else, which I will explain in comments
2 (8.0%)

pseudomonas: (Default)
Poll #7978 more scammerage
Open to: Registered Users, detailed results viewable to: All, participants: 24


Furthermore

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They've managed to get cash out of me
0 (0.0%)

I deliberately try and bait them
10 (41.7%)

I make a point of not hanging up but putting phone to one side and letting them hang on
3 (12.5%)

I'm actually a phone-scammer myself
0 (0.0%)

Tickyscam
17 (70.8%)

Annoyances

Sep. 1st, 2011 05:44 pm
pseudomonas: (Default)
How often do you get phone scammers calling you? I don't mean people just selling things, I mean people trying to get your financial details from you under false pretences ("We can wipe out the debt on your credit card"), or get you to install malware on your computer ("We're from Microsoft and we think you may have a virus").

Poll #7976 Bloody scammers
Open to: Registered Users, detailed results viewable to: All, participants: 33


I get phone scammers phoning me

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All the fucking time
2 (6.1%)

Quite a lot
6 (18.2%)

Occasionally
10 (30.3%)

Never
15 (45.5%)

pseudomonas: (Default)
Have a poll so I can settle an argument about rhyming

Poll #6890 Rhyme or reason
Open to: Registered Users, detailed results viewable to: All, participants: 31


Which of the following do you feel rhymes more closely (or least badly) with "thought it"?

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Fawcett
24 (77.4%)

Corbett
7 (22.6%)


You may wish to note that my speech is non-rhotic and disregard the rrrrness of the r in "Corbett"

Reasons for your choice are welcome in comments!

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