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patrioticteen March 31st, 2013 5:43pm

Look at your stats, do you answer polls in red more often, or blue?

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susanr Colorado
03/31/13 5:05 pm

Red by a little bit, but I'm not sure what significance that has. Many if the polls aren't political and many have answer options that don't mean one is more correct, or more anything.

FIAT2LUX On Planet Earth
03/31/13 5:00 pm

About 45% blue, 55% red when I first saw my stats. Don't know how it'll go with all the new questions I'm getting! :D

CarrieMarie Mad Science Crew
03/31/13 1:47 pm

I was 50/50, so I chose blue. Now I'm 51/49 :)

skinner Wisconsin
03/31/13 10:49 am

What do the red and blue even mean?

03/31/13 10:58 am

I don't really think they mean anything.

CarrieMarie Mad Science Crew
03/31/13 1:49 pm

I think for political questions, the blue used to be the more democratic answer and the red was the more republican. I also think usually blue is yes and red is no. But now that everyone can make questions, who knows how much that applies anymore.

Doopy Remedial Americanism
03/31/13 2:42 pm

At least, I thought that said "soccerchick". Maybe you're a dude. If so you, sir, are correct!

skinner Wisconsin
03/31/13 3:31 pm

Wait correct about which part the yes or no or the rep or dem?

CarrieMarie Mad Science Crew
03/31/13 3:45 pm

Both, they're different sets of questions, political and yes/no

CarrieMarie Mad Science Crew
03/31/13 3:48 pm

And if its a yes no political question, then blue would be dem and red would be rep. It depends on what the question is though. Is Obama awesome? Yes, blue - red, no. Does Obama suck? No, Blue - yes, red. Any non political yes no question should be yes, blue and no, red. Make sense?

Doopy Remedial Americanism
03/31/13 3:57 pm

Both are true. Blue is generally the affirmative, and red the negative. In political polls, Tony generally avoids yes/no answers, or poses the question in such a way that red is both conservative and negative, and blue is both affirmative and positive.

CarrieMarie Mad Science Crew
03/31/13 4:04 pm

Thank you Doopy, you said it MUCH BETTER than me. And I'm female ;)

Doopy Remedial Americanism
03/31/13 4:09 pm

We in the beta test group received some special tutelage in the background mechanics of poll writing from Sensei Tony.