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  •  I'm asking you what your gut instinct tells you. (1+ / 0-)
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    It you don't know, I'm not sure what you should do. Honestly, it never even occurred to me to put "I don't know" as a response.

    Do you think I should add that in the future?

    •  I guess for me (1+ / 0-)
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      it's that I don't understand why someone would rape another person. Committing such an act isn't something I can wrap my brain around.

      As to adding anything, I suppose it depends on the intent of your poll. If you are looking for gut instinct answers 'I don't know' would give people an easy out as it were.

      "The next time everyone will pay for it equally, and there won't be any more Chosen Nations, or any Others. Poor bastards all." ~The Boomer Bible

      by just another vet on Thu Oct 24, 2013 at 08:21:08 AM PDT

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      •  Thanks... (2+ / 0-)
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        just another vet, Odysseus

        I'll consider it for next week's poll.

        I get what you mean about not being able to wrap your head around rape. When I was a young teenager and they were teaching us how to be safe and protect ourselves from rape I actually had to ask my mom how anyone could be raped. I was taught that sex was something that happened between two people that loved each other and it didn't make sense that you could have sex if that love wasn't there first. Pretty naive of me but you know what you are taught.

        •  Are you taking a poll about adding "I don't know?" (1+ / 0-)
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          It seems like the idea is to repeat the questions from a previous poll to make comparisons.

          Adding choices will make it difficult to make side by side comparisons of the percentage who gave each response.

          (Having flashbacks of my Psychology Senior Thesis!)

          "Jersey_Boy" was taken.

          by New Jersey Boy on Thu Oct 24, 2013 at 01:41:34 PM PDT

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