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View Poll Results: January 2010 MobileRead Book Club Vote
The Machine Stops by E. M. Forster 32 24.43%
Anathem by Neal Stephenson 28 21.37%
Under the Dome by Stephen King 29 22.14%
Inherit the Stars by James P. Hogan 20 15.27%
A Fire Upon the Deep by Vernor Vinge 15 11.45%
Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow 7 5.34%
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Old 01-06-2010, 10:50 PM   #76
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What happens in the case of a tie?
Bob will pick a winner, and then Jon will whine about it for days on end.
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Old 01-06-2010, 11:31 PM   #77
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Bob, can you edit the poll to remove Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom such that the people who voted can vote again?
yes, I can remove it from the poll... but, I'm not sure it would allow those people to vote again.

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Old 01-07-2010, 06:01 AM   #78
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yes, I can remove it from the poll... but, I'm not sure it would allow those people to vote again.

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It doesn't; that's the problem with editing polls; you're essentially "disenfranchising" those people who've already voted for an option that's removed.
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Old 01-07-2010, 07:23 AM   #79
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I recognised the allusion to the 'Hamlet' quote, but I'm afraid that as a joke it's whooshing past me.
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Old 01-07-2010, 07:34 AM   #80
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Bob will pick a winner, and then Jon will whine about it for days on end.

Ah, yes. That ol' thing.
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Old 01-07-2010, 07:36 AM   #81
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I recognised the allusion to the 'Hamlet' quote, but I'm afraid that as a joke it's whooshing past me.
The allusion was that something was wrong, something was rigged with the process, something was not being done right, but can't really prove it.
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The allusion was that something was wrong, something was rigged with the process, something was not being done right, but can't really prove it.
I got it completely wrong Sorry.
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No need for sorries. All is good.

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Old 01-07-2010, 08:49 AM   #84
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Remember, please: We ALL only get ONE vote.

(Musing: I wonder if any of Lyndon B. Johnson's cronies are still alive?)


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Old 01-07-2010, 09:11 AM   #85
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Unless we have multiple login/aliases eh?

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I think we EACH get only one vote.

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Can it be seen who voted for Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom so they can maybe vote again via PM?
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Face it, you made a mistake then covered it up by deleted the poll I put up to fix this mistake. Now we have 6 votes that are 100% wasted and the results are now skewed so much that we cannot have a true winner.
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Can it be seen who voted for Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom so they can maybe vote again via PM?
I can't see a way to see who voted for what unless the votes are made public.

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Face it, you made a mistake then covered it up by deleted the poll I put up to fix this mistake. Now we have 6 votes that are 100% wasted and the results are now skewed so much that we cannot have a true winner.
Well... it's really just an fun informal club. People are welcome to read any book they want.

From the discussion threads it is obvious alot more people vote than read and participate. People like to give their opinion... which is fine.

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