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poll suggestions   The Pleasure Seeking You: Entertainment & Sports

Started Jul-3 by alankell; 386 views.
alankell

From: alankell

Jul-3

FOR WHOEVER MAKES UP THE POLLS
A FEW SUGGESTIONS

Maybe these ideas have already been used, but maybe we can post some updated versions.

Favorite Actors, Hollywood's Golden Age
Favorite Actresses, Hollywood's Golden Age
Favorite Living Actors
Favorite Living Actresses
Favorite Films
Favorite Westerns
Favorite Comedies
Favorite Sports We Play or Played
Favorite Sports To Watch
Favorite Athletes
Favorite Sports Announcers
Favorite Sit Down Restaurants
Favorite Restaurant Food
Favorite Fast Food
Favorite Food to Fix in a Hurry
Favorite Foreign Food
Sleep Schedule - When and How Long Do You Sleep
Do You Nap
Are You Still Working
When Do You Plan To Retire
What Do You Drive
How Often Do You Travel To Visit Friends Or Family
What Is Your Automobile Daily Mileage
Vacation Spots
Books - Fiction Genres
Books - Non-Fiction Genres
Do You Use a Library Card
Favorite Season
Rent or Buy
Favorite Card Games
Favorite Board Games
Who Watches New Release TV and Movies on PC
Favorite News Unrelated to Politics
 

  • Edited July 4, 2022 8:45 pm  by  Showtalk
WALTER784
Staff

From: WALTER784

Jul-3

Everybody can create their own polls... including you.

You seem to have quite a list.

Why don't you try posting a poll.

But several things you must be careful about is:

1. Once you post a poll, you cannot edit it. So make sure your spelling and all the options you want are correct before you post it.

2. Often times, people will ask "Why didn't you include this or that or the other"... so make sure you include "Other" for those options you originally didn't consider.

3. There are no multiple choices polls, so it has to be one or the other. Thus if you want to make it multiple choice, you need to make those options yourself. (i.e. #1, 2 & 3; #1 ~4; 5 & 6; etc.)

So try creating your own poll. After you create one or two, you'll get the hang of it.

Most polls don't have an expiry date, but you have the option to do so... however non expiring polls are preferred.

You can choose whether the person can change their vote or not, but for the most part, most of the polls allow the person to change their vote afterwards.

FWIW

alankell

From: alankell

Jul-3

Sorry, Walter.  I have no idea how to create a poll.  I don't see that option.

Showtalk
Host

From: Showtalk

Jul-3

Actually I remove it in 2020 because we were getting a lot of junk political polls. I will change it and see how it goes.

edited, never mind, I switched it back two years ago.

  • Edited July 3, 2022 11:25 am  by  Showtalk
Showtalk
Host

From: Showtalk

Jul-3

It’s set to Any Member so you should be able to start a poll. In Zeta, when you open the first message the poll icon is in the upper right hand corner of the page.

WALTER784
Staff

From: WALTER784

Jul-3

I see that Showtalk has shown you how to create a poll in Zeta, if you're using Classic, see the [Create Poll] screen in the red box below:

FWIW

alankell

From: alankell

Jul-3

Thanks, I see it now.  Been in Delphi since last century, never used any of the options in the upper left.  I'll give it a try later.

I think you used a screen shot option as part of your example...never done that either.

alankell

From: alankell

Jul-3

Classic.  I've not much use for Zeta.

The poll template is set for 5 choices.  How can the template be expanded to more than 5 choices?  I see many polls offering more than 5 choices. 
Is it possible to assign a number to each choice?  The numbers are helpful when offering choice combinations.

WALTER784
Staff

From: WALTER784

Jul-3

alankell said...

The poll template is set for 5 choices.

I think it depends on your membership level... I have DelphiPlus and have 25 choices:

alankell said...

Is it possible to assign a number to each choice?

Numbers will show as you're creating the poll, but they won't show up in the actual poll. But you can add your own numbers at the beginning of each line.

FWIW

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