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2203 offthanyouwere4yearsago'pollon

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[] biproberts 458points2hoursago

Whatifyouthinkthepremiseisdumb?Icouldbe muchworseoffthanIwasfouryearsagoandstill notwanttovoteforRomney.


permalink report reply [] DesperateInAustin87 223points1hourago

Word.I'mcurrentlyhomeless,butstillwould nevervoteforRomney. I'llneedtogocrazyfirst.


permalink parent report reply [] RB94 143points43minutesago

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Fox News is running a 'are you better off than you were 4 years ago' poll on their site. Reddit, go ahea

YoumightnotlikeRomney,butthisisahell ofawaytomakemoney.
permalink parent report reply [] palsar 33points35minutesago

inappropriate. Uselinkshortenersorredirectors,oruse ALLCAPS. Ifyouthinkyoursubmissionhasbeen autobanned,pleasemessagethemoderators.

ThatwouldworkverypoorlywhereI live....
permalink parent report reply [] psyborg2021 30points28minutesago*

Pleaseincludeapermalinktoyour submission. RegisterToVote Thenew/r/politicsFAQ Otherrelatedsubredditsworth considering:

ReplaceRomneywithObama. Problemsolved. Edit:IguessIthoughtofthat backwards.Thesignshouldreplace ObamawithRomney.


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doyoumeanhomelessasinstaying temporarilywithfriendsorlikehomelessa bumonthestreetsleepingunderan overhang? Ireallydon'tknowhowtowordthatwithout soundinglikeajackass. edt|imispeledAwrd:(


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Librariesarefree,dude.
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Fornow.
permalink parent report reply [] drkepler 12points34minutesago

HecouldbeusingtheInternetfroma publiclibrary.Andwhenyoubecome homelessyoumightstillhavealaptop youcanusewithfreewifiandpower somewhere.


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Doublesasanumbrella.
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I'vewastechnicallyhomelessforsome timewhenIwas17.Justbecauseyou're homelessdoesn'tmeanyoudon'thave friendswhoseinternetyoucoulduse (manyhomelesspeoplecouchsurf).As othershavepointedouttheycouldalso usealibraryorhavealaptop/phone. Itkindofbothersmehowallthese privilegedpeopleonredditharass anyoneanytimetheysaythey're

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homelessorpoorbysaying"THENHOW davidreiss666 luster AREYOUONTHEINTERNET?!?!?" (seriously,Iseethiseverytime ...and14more someonementionsthey're impoverished/homeless).Asthoughif RECENTLYVIEWEDLINKS you'retrulypooryoushouldhaveno FoxNewsisrunninga'areyoubetter leisurepursuitorwouldhavenowayto offthanyouwere4yearsago'pollon makeuseofsuchinsanelyexpensive, theirsite.Reddit,goaheadandvote. raretechnology. Iknowyou'renotdoingthatyou're beinggenuinelyinquisitiveinsteadof accusatory,butwhenpeoplejumpall overanimpoverishedpersonlikethat (seeminglyseekingtoblamethemor pointoutthey'reafraudtoconfirmtheir own"justworld"bias)itshowsan especiallydisgustingcombinationof ignoranceandarrogance.
permalink parent report reply [] SuperbusAtheos 4points28minutesago

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Orsleepingintherecarwithagymmembershipthathaswifi/showers.
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(6replies) [] disemvowel 48points1hourago

WhatsoFoxisrunningsomethingthatismisleadingjusttoenforcetheirownagenda? Sayitisn'tso!Todefeattheirevilplan,let'sallsayyesregardlessofthequestion.
permalink parent report reply [] batfan20 88points1hourago

Yes,todefeatapollthatwillbebiasedandmisleading,wemustbebiasedand misleadingourselves.
permalink parent report reply [] disemvowel 50points1hourago

I'mgladyou'reonboard!Nowvoteyes...
permalink parent report reply [] batfan20 29points1hourago

Hehe,Ialreadydid!
permalink parent report reply [] dsouzar [S]3points27minutesago

Voteagain!
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Ithinkthebiggerproblemwiththispremiseis4yearsago,andsinceObamatookofficeare 2differentthings.Also,IamactuallybetteroffthanIwas4yearsago.Butthat'sbecauseof
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myhardwork,nothingtodowiththegovernment.
permalink parent report reply [] joggle1 14points34minutesago

Ididn'tevenworkthathardandambetteroffthanIwas4yearsago.Luckplaysaroll too.
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(1reply) loadmorecomments(9replies) [] Nayko 8points1hourago

Yup.ButdontletFoxknow.
permalink parent report reply [] sli 17points45minutesago

Bythesametoken,I'mcertainlybetteroffthanIwas,butnotbecauseofanythingthe governmenthasdone.
permalink parent report reply [] PissedOffYoda 11points27minutesago

Really?Soifwe'dletGMgounder,lettheeconomycollapseandgoneto30% unemployment,youwouldstillbedoingexactlyaswell?
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(7replies) [] Mighty_Cunt_Punter 5points36minutesago

Ithinkthattheyfiguremostpeoplearesmartenoughtousecontextcluestorealizethatthe questionisanoverallassessmentandnotspecificallypersonal.
permalink parent report reply [] DukeEsquire 2points38minutesago

Tobefair,itnevermentionedRomney.
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(1reply) loadmorecomments(11replies) [] an_actual_lawyer 315points2hoursago

At3:30central,theRedditeffecthasyettotakeeffect...
permalink report reply [] ashwinmudigonda 442points1hourago

It'saSunday,dude.Mostredditorsarejustwakingupafterahardnightofpartyingand whoring.Theirhandsaresore.
permalink parent report reply [] DeltaBurnt 87points48minutesago

Homeworktime!
permalink parent report reply [] MeMyselForWho 111points41minutesago

RightafterIreadthiscommentthread.
permalink parent report reply [] Vvalevevas 19points27minutesago

Andjustonemore.
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loadmorecomments(1reply) [] HeadOrFace 11points21minutesago

AndthensuddenlySundaywasgone.
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(1reply) [] Tommy 5points26minutesago

JustonemorepageandthenIwilldomine!
permalink parent report reply [] airmobe 10points24minutesago

Youcanvoteasmanytimeasyouwant.Isitworthtakingabreakfromplayingthe bluetopurplelinkgametomesswithFOX?Ivoteyes.andyes.andyes.andyes. andyes.


permalink parent report reply [] WhyNotBarbershop 11points27minutesago

Homeworktime!(useheadphonesplease:])
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(1reply) loadmorecomments(3replies) [] Zatveel 31points40minutesago

Aredditorgoingoutsidetoparty? What?
permalink parent report reply [] Axemantitan 32points37minutesago

Musthavebeenameetup.
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(3replies) [] lundbecs 16points31minutesago

Theirhandsaresore Youmighthavemissedakeyelementofthepost.Nomentionwasmadeofgoing outside.


permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(6replies) [] sli 8points47minutesago

Isomehowdidnotseethatcoming.Youdeservepraiseforthat.
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(6replies) [] dsouzar [S]30points2hoursago

it'saslowtsunami
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aslownami?tslunami?
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Iremembertoonami
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[] begentlewithme 32points42minutesago

Nothingtoremember,Toonamiisback.
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(4replies) [] goofymilk 6points42minutesago

MegasXLRwasawesome
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16%at6:14EST20%at6:30EST Slowpollisslow
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(2replies) loadmorecomments(72replies) [] smileymalaise 278points1hourago

Ithinkit'srigged.
permalink report reply [] jerfoo 112points1hourago

Ican'thelpbutthinkthesame.
permalink parent report reply [] smileymalaise 79points1hourago

Evenifthe'no'voteishigher,itwouldn'tbebythatwideofamargin.
permalink parent report reply [] thefizzingwhizzbee 8points18minutesago

Ifyouclickviewall,youcanseemorepolls.LookattheRomneytaxreturnone.It saysover80%ofrespondersdon'tthinkRomneyshouldreleasehistaxreturns. EDIT:http://www.foxnews.com/politics/elections/2012/youdecide/shouldmitt romney%E2%80%99staxreturnsbecampaignissue


permalink parent report reply [] offENTing 29points45minutesago

WellfirstofallthePollisstupid.Manypeoplelostalot,butunderanotherpresident thesamewouldhavehappend.Soifeveryonevotestruthfullytherehastobealarge percentageofNobecausestatisticallytheUSisworsethenfouryearsago.Secondly itisFOX.SoeveryonewhowatchesFOXandbeliveswhattheysaywilldefinitely voteNo.Thentherearethefewpeoplewhogotbetterinthelastfouryearsand peoplewhounderstandwhyFOXwantsthispoll.Thesefewwouldbeaverysmall percentageofthevoters(keepinmindthatthepeoplewhovisittheFOXnews websiteandvotearemorelikelytoliketheFOXprogramthennot)


permalink parent report reply [] Pb2Au 43points39minutesago

Bynearlyeverymetric,theUSissignificantlybetterthan4yearsago.DOW Jones,unemployment,newjobspermonth,internationalapproval,housing market...younameit


permalink parent report reply [] midwestredditor 32points29minutesago

"Butthere'sstilladarkieMuslimintheWhiteHousewithallhis
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Communism!"FoxNewsviewer
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(1reply) [] phallanxia 5points23minutesago

[Citationneeded]
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(1reply) [] superffta 3points27minutesago

yeah,butidonotseewhythepresidentalwaysgetsthebenefitorblamefor badeconomictimes(notthatyoumentionedit,butialwaysseeit),whenthe realityisthatbeforethegovevengotinvolvedintheeconomy,therewere upsanddowns.howdoweknowthattheprogramspassedhadagoodeffect, orwerejustsimplyridingthenaturalwaves.


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Yeah,thevotesarenownotbeingcountedifyoudon'tclearyourreferrer. They'reontous...
permalink parent report reply [] TheDesktopNinja 7points23minutesago

Welltostart,there'sno"yes,butitcouldbebetter."optiontobalanceitout!
permalink parent report reply [] hiding_from_my_gf 4points18minutesago

Iwouldprefer,"no,butitismostlybecauseofCongressandthefinancialsectorpolicies ruiningoureconomy,nottomentionthewarwegotdraggedintobyBushthat bankruptedus."


permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(1reply) [] Eudaemons 4points25minutesago*

Well,alotofpeoplearen'tdoingbetterthanfouryearsago.Unlessyouhappenedtobein collegepursuingavaluabledegreefouryearsago,it'sveryunlikelyyouarebetteroff. Whoeverispresidentdoesn'tmeananything.FoxNews,however,willtakethisas"OBAMA SCREWEDOVERTHEUSA:MAJORITYOFPEOPLEARENOTDOINGANYBETTER.....AND ATHEISTSARETOBLAMETOO."


permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(10replies) [] MSkog 466points2hoursago

ThisisthelinktoFox'spollwithoutgivingFoxahit.
permalink report reply [] ado010 570points1hourago

AndalinktoremoveRedditasthereferrer:http://blankrefer.com/? http://polldaddy.com/w.php?p=45988/
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JustwatchedYesgofrom12.35%to13.04%inamatterofseconds.
permalink parent report reply [] howardmoon68 13points20minutesago

I'mallforprankingterriblepolls,butareallofyouguysreallybetteroffthan4 yearsago?Iknowmyfamilysureisn't.
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(2replies) loadmorecomments(5replies) [] MSkog 264points1hourago

AndalinktoFox'spollwithoutgivingFoxahit,removingredditasthereferrer,witha pieceofbacon.
permalink parent report reply [] _Dave 22points41minutesago

Andhere'salinktoFox'spollwithoutgivingFoxahit,removingRedditasthe referrer,withapieceofbaconwhilstremovingthiscommentsectionasthereferrer toaforementionedbaconifier


permalink parent report reply [] falousco 9points38minutesago

Ishitmyself.
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(1reply) loadmorecomments(1reply) [] MozzarellaSquirrel 42points54minutesago

getoffmyscreenbacon!
permalink parent report reply [] username112358 23points22minutesago

Mademethinkofthis: http://i.qkme.me/3p3yty.jpg
permalink parent report reply [] swishy22 15points34minutesago

Andintomystomach!
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(2replies) loadmorecomments(3replies) [] the_iron_fist 34points47minutesago

WEMUSTGODEEPER
permalink parent report reply [] McRigger 7points31minutesago

THAT'SWHATSHESAID
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Genericinceptioncommenthere
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[] classic__schmosby 47points43minutesago

AndalinktoFox'spollwithoutgivingFoxahit,removingredditasthereferrer,with apieceofbaconandNyanCat.
permalink parent report reply [] niperwiper 19points40minutesago

Thishastostop.
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toolate
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Rhinovision,anyone?
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Myhero.
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lolIalmostchokedonmydrinkjustnow
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IwelcomedthismorethanIanticipated
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(3replies) [] Maddhaus 29points1hourago

Excellentwork!IcanalsoconfirmthatYoucanvotemultipletimesonceyougettothe pollresultsscreen,justreloadthepageandyou'rebackatthequestionandcanvote again. <shakesheadsadly>PoorFauxNewssplittingtheNovoteandaneasilyexploited revotingsystem.It'slikethey'renoteventryinganymore.


permalink parent report reply [] MSkog 16points1hourago

Youcanvotemultipletimes Idon'tbelievethisistrue.Itsays"wehavealreadycountedyourvote." Now,I'mpositivetherearewaysaroundthis,butsimplyreloadingthepagedoesn't doit.


permalink parent report reply [] MeHateEverything 6points53minutesago

clearyourcookiesandvoteagain.
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(1reply) [] Raikonnen 14points53minutesago

"I'mnotafuckingmillionaireyet!"votesno "Butyouhavearoofoveryourhead,acarinyourdrive,foodinyourpantryand cangooutforamealonceortwiceamonth"


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"FUCKYOUI'MNOTAMILLIONAIREYET!"votesnoagain
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WilldoassoonasIgethome
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Howhardwoulditbetowriteascriptintothebrowsertoloopvoteit?
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(3replies) [] cookiebreath 11points1hourago

Canwegetthismansomeupvotes?
permalink parent report reply [] btown_brony 5points39minutesago

NO.
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Thanks!Willupdatemypost
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(7replies) [] oblication 286points1hourago

Immakingwellinto6figuresforthefirsttimeinmylifethisyearsoIvotedyes.Andyouknow what,Ipayalotintaxes,butI'mtotallyinfavorofraisingtaxesonhigherincomesaslongas everyoneinmybracketpaysunderthesamerules.Allmybasenecessitiesareeasilypaidfor andIcan'timaginebeingsoselfishastoworryaboutanotherfewpercentofincomewhileso manyarestrugglingtopayforhealthcare,education,andmortgages.


permalink report reply [] FHatzor 57points43minutesago

I'mrighttherewithyou.Iwasonmywaytobeinghomeless23yearsago,nowI'mmaking 6figuresandtaxesdon'tbothermeabit.I'dgladlypaymoreifitmeansmorepeoplewill havethesameopportunity.


permalink parent report reply [] fanboy_killer 19points33minutesago

YouneedtodoanAMA,I'dlovetoreadyourstory.
permalink parent report reply [] ruimound 5points25minutesago

Iagree!Thissoundsinteresting.
permalink parent report reply [] poetdidntknowit 4points16minutesago

Redditorfor2.5years.Coincidence?
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Confirmedreport.SpendingtimeonRedditwillgetyoua6figuresalary.
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(1reply) [] juliantheguy 88points1hourago

Thankyou.Verymuch.
permalink parent report reply [] chippyr 21points42minutesago

Nobodyisstoppingyoufromoverpayingyourtaxesordonatingtocharity.
permalink parent report reply [] Endless_Summer 13points35minutesago

Heneversaidhedidn't
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Don'tgetmewrong,Ithinkit'sgreatthatyoudon'tmindgivingtothelessfortunateandI wishthatalltherichpeopledid.Itwouldbeabettercountry.ButIdon'tthinkit'sthe government'sjobtotakeyourmoneyanddistributeit.Youcandothatjustfineonyourown andyourmoneywouldgototheplacesyouchoosetoo.Forcingallrichpeopletobe generous(ormoresothantheywanttobe)doesn'tsoundlikefreedomtome.The governmentshouldtakewhattheyneedtofunction,notmanageourlives.Justmythoughts. Ilovegivingthoughandthinkthateveryonecanfindjoyingivingtothelessfortunate.


permalink parent report reply [] joggle1 8points26minutesago

HowcanfoodbanksbemoreefficientthanWalmart?Withfoodstamps,peoplecantake advantageoftheefficienciesofenormouscompanieslikeWalmartandtheirdistribution system. Ontopofthat,theprogramitselfishighlyefficient: AgricultureSecretaryTomVilsackannouncedrecentlythatthefoodstampprograms nationalaveragelevelofprogrampaymentaccuracyforfiscalyear2010is96.19 percent,analltimehigh. Thepaymentratemeansthatonly3.81percentofpaymentstofoodstamp beneficiarieswereeithertoohighortoolow. Inaddition,inadowneconomywhentheneedforcharityisgreatest,charitablegiving goesdownbecausepeopleareworriedabouttheirownaffairs.Whostepsinwhen charitiesfallshort?
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whyisthisissuepaintedlikeit'saRobinHoodscenario?Idon'tthinkit'saboutcharity. partofthegovernment'sjobistocollectrevenueinordertofunction.asamatterofhow togoaboutdoingthis,sinceagovernmentissupposedtoberepresentativeofthe majority(thothisismorallydebatable)andconsiderateofthegeneralpopulation, doesn'titjustmakesensethatitwouldhurtrichpeoplelesstocollectmorefromthem whennecessaryratherthanfromthosewhoarescrapingtogetby?


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loadmorecomments(37replies) [] BrewmasterSG 38points2hoursago

I'mgettingdivorcedso... today?notsomuch. DoIexpecttobebetterofftomorrow?hellyes.


permalink report reply [] dsouzar [S]24points2hoursago

Gettingdivorcedandstillonreddit.Goodman,holdinthere!
permalink parent report reply [] DrellVanguard 21points1hourago

Couldhavecauseandeffectreversedthere...
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(1reply) loadmorecomments(2replies) loadmorecomments(4replies) [] HersheyHWY 128points2hoursago

AsIamactuallybetteroffthanIwas4yearsago,Ivotedyes.
permalink report reply [] ShasOFish 33points1hourago

Samehere4yearsago,Ididn'thaveajob,feltlikeIwascompletelyworthless,andwasa prettymiserablespeckofhumanity.Now?Job,awards,goodgrades,andgoodcompanyto beenjoyed.It'sextremelydifficultformetothinkotherwise.


permalink parent report reply [] mercury973 3points35minutesago

Samehere.Inthepast3yearsI'vegottenajobwithbenefitsthatalsogivesoutOTlike candyandthismonthIstartmy3rdyearbackincollegethankstogovernmentgrants.I ambetteroffthanIwas4yearsago.


permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(1reply) [] jerfoo 24points1hourago

Ivoted"yes"eventhoughthat'snottechnicallyaccurate.Iwasbetterofffouryearsago.But I'mbetteroffnowthanIwasthree,two,andoneyearago.Iworkedintheentertainment industryandtheeffectsoftheeconomicmeltdowntooklongertoreachus.Makenobones aboutit,itwasBush'spolicies,notObama's,thatledtoasevereslowdownintheindustry.


permalink parent report reply [] UhOhOreo2012 3points34minutesago

Itwasmultiplepoliciesdatingbackforyears.Thebloodforthiseconomictimeisonthe handsofmanypeople,DemocraticandRepublican,notjustBush.
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(7replies) [] reddit_recruiter 4points37minutesago

YesIamluckytobedoingwaybetterthanIwas4yearsago.Idothinkpeopleneedtolook athowtheywere3and2yearsagoaswell,ihaveseenahugeimprovementinthepast2 years.


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9/9/12

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loadmorecomments(5replies) [] acore8604 18points2hoursago

Greatobjectivepolling! Whereistheoptionfor"aboutthesame" or"BetterbutnotasgoodasI'dlike"


permalink report reply [] goofymilk 5points35minutesago

ThisismyfirsttimetoeverdefendFoxNews,butunlessyou'reexactlythesameasyou were,it'sgoingtobeayesornoquestion.
permalink parent report reply [] Zagorath 3points19minutesago

Theyhavea"no,butcouldbeworse"option,sowhynot"yes,butcouldbebetter" (OWTTE)
permalink parent report reply [] El_Rey_de_Reyes 70points2hoursago*

Ehhh,withtheirbiasandtheiralready316kvotesitwillbehardtogetamajority.Forenough peopletoseethisonreddit(andsee,notevenvote),thishastositonthefrontpageforabout4 hours.Thanksforpostingthough,asIvoted:) EDIT:She'sonherwaytothefrontpage.IhopeIamprovenwrong.EDIT2:Frontpage:)...let's get'erdone!


permalink report reply [] mightycow 29points1hourago

Itappearsthatyoucanvotemorethanonce,sojustlikehowthey'dlikerealelectionsto run.
permalink parent report reply [] slytherinspy1960 11points54minutesago

"Wehavereceivedtoomanyvotesfromyou.Youwillbeunblockedafteracoolingoff period."AfterIvotedaboutthirtytimes...
permalink parent report reply [] quabbe 3points19minutesago

Sameforme,soobviouslythevotescountotherwisethiswouldbethrownupaftera singlevote.
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(2replies) [] spage6 9points1hourago

It'strue...Ijustvotedthreetimestoverify.Iwonderifthatiswhythepercentagesseem soextreme.
permalink parent report reply [] seanterisu 14points31minutesago*

Thatispreciselywhythepercentagesseemsoextreme.Joke'sonthem,though:at 3:13PMPSTYesisincreasingby~80votes*(changeintime=dt),noonlyby~8 votes*(dt). Ifthisremainsconstant,YeswillovertakeNoby(dt)*(NocountYesCount)/(dY/dt dN/dt) Orroughly (dt)*(26087454137)/(808)~2900*(dt). AssumingI'mnotterriblyslow,dtis1s,soit'llonlytake2900s*1min/60s=48 minutes.


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Thisisaveryroughestimation. tldrIgiveitlessthananhourfortheRedditeffecttooverruletheFauxeffect.
permalink parent report reply [] spage6 5points20minutesago

Impressive
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(3replies) [] El_Rey_de_Reyes 8points1hourago

IrememberseeinganarticleabouthowinNCwheretherewerethousandsofregistered Republicanstovote,andtheywerealldead.Iftheyhadn'tlookedintothematter,it couldhavebeenpotentialvoterfraudtothemax.


permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(1reply) [] Uono 3points33minutesago

Cansomeonewriteascripttoexecuteafewhundredmillionvotes?Iwouldlovetosee thepollgetmorevotesthantherearepeopletovote.
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(1reply) loadmorecomments(1reply) [] dsouzar [S]11points2hoursago

Yeah,butonecanhope!
permalink parent report reply [] El_Rey_de_Reyes 7points2hoursago

Iadmireyourcourageyoungone.
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(1reply) loadmorecomments(1reply) [] Willravel 22points1hourago

Currentresults: Yes11.72%at37,443votes No81.16%at259,335votes No,butcouldbeworse7.12%at22,751votes Idon'tthinkwe'regoingtowinthisone.


permalink report reply [] itsnotmebob 18points1hourago*

Edit:MoreDataPoints:
Tm ie 1:0 74 1:0 75 1:0 80 1:0 81 1:0 82 Ys e 320 91 493 02 433 37 430 92 645 06 N o 299 564 297 588 207 605 201 653 216 639 N Cn o od 284 23 295 20 291 29 226 34 275 32 YsmnN/i NCmn e/i omn o/i 11 7 25 4 55 9 11 15 1 8 2 0 4 4 8 6 7 9 2 5 4 8

~10minuteslater: Yes11.92%(38,203votes) No80.97%(259,529votes)


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No,butthingscouldbeworse7.11%(22,793votes) ~800yesvotesin10minutesvs200no's Needmoredatapoints,butIsuspectwhomevercommissionedthepollwillpullfromthesite atroughlythesametimeastheyes'soutweightheno's.


permalink parent report reply [] Winkie1 6points51minutesago

13.14%79.81%it'sworking
permalink parent report reply [] acosmichippo 3points24minutesago

Yes18.46%(64,688votes) No74.71%(261,737votes) No,butthingscouldbeworse6.83%(23,913votes) TotalVotes:350,338 6.7%gaininonehour.


permalink parent report reply [] itsnotmebob 6points33minutesago

Tm ie 1:0 74 1:0 75 1:0 80 1:0 81

Ys e 320 91 493 02 433 37 430 92

N o 299 564 297 588 207 605 201 653

N Cn o od 284 23 295 20 291 29 226 34

Ysmn N/i NCmn e/i omn o/i 11 7 25 4 55 9 1 8 2 0 4 4 7 9 2 5

MoreDataPoints(RedditEffectQuantified)
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(2replies) [] disemvowel 5points1hourago

Notwiththatattitude!
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(8replies) [] prestonbrownie 42points1hourago

Hurryeveryone!Voteinameaninglesspollonabiasednewsnetworkwebsitewherethereaders whoseeitareprobablygoingtovoteforMittRomneyanyways!
permalink report reply [] iltat_work 14points1hourago

Evenifthemajorityofthepollendsupsayingyes,theywouldjustspinitwhenpresenting onscreen(assumingtheywould)."Werananonlinepollonourwebsiteandover250,000 peoplestatedtheyweren'tbetteroff.HowcantheynotseethisisthePresident'sfault?"


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IwannaknowhowmuchbetteroffMittRomneyisthanhewasin2008.
permalink report reply loadmorecomments(1reply) [] josh024 8points34minutesago

Thestateofr/politics:Manipulatingonlinepolls
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[] GrimTuesday 6points36minutesago

Thisjustin:MajorityofFoxNewsviewerswillvoteforRomney.
permalink report reply [] KhamanV 34points1hourago

Takeitto/b/andseewhatthoseshitwizardscandowiththis.I'mwiththeguythatsaysit's rigged,thoughIvotedyesmeanwhilebecause,well,it'sthefuckin'truth.
permalink report reply [] Sly_Si 5points44minutesago*

Probablydoesn'ttakeashitwizardtovotespamthisthing.AsfarasIcantell,there's nothingtostopyoufromsubmittingasmanyvotesasyoulikewithinasshortatimeas you'dlike,shortofoverloadingtheservers. Edit:Thisisnolongerthecaseit'sbeenchangedtostopmultiplevotes,atleastwithout clearingcookiesorsomething.


permalink parent report reply [] tetsuo9000 3points27minutesago

Theirshitwizardyisvotespamming.
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(2replies) [] western_red 10points2hoursago

DidanyonenoticethearticleaboutClinton?.
permalink report reply [] dsouzar [S]4points2hoursago

Ofcourse,stupid
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(2replies) loadmorecomments(5replies) [] Drs126 24points2hoursago

IneverunderstandthislineofthinkingfromRepublicans.Shouldn'taRepublican'sanswertothis questionbethatitisn'tgovernmentthatisgoingtomakemebetteroffbutmypersonal initiativewouldbewhyIambetteroff.Itgoesagainstalltheirpropagandatosaythat governmentwouldmakemebetterorworseoff. MyanswertothisquestionisregardlessofwhetherIambetteroffornot(Iam)itswhetheror nottheCountryisbetteroffthantheywere4yearsago,theanswertothatisanobviousyes, evenwithalltheobstructionismAmericaisstillincrediblybetteroffthanitwas4yearsago!


permalink report reply [] dsouzar [S]6points1hourago

Iknowright.Didyoubuildit?Yeah.Diditsucceed?Yeah.Goodjob.Allyoubuddy. Didyoubuildthat?Yes.Diditfail?Yes.See,Itoldyouthatyou'renotbetteroffnow.
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(3replies) [] Funktapus 2points1hourago

Absolutely,I'minawaybettersituationthanIwas4yearsago.Idon'tseewhatthathastodo withwhatFoxisinsinuating,butwhatever.
permalink report reply [] ImpDoomlord 3points13minutesago

Votedno,becausei'mnot.
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[] itslikeboo 14points40minutesago

Guys,it'sFoxNews.Thepollisrigged. Please,takeasecond,breathedeeply,stepback,andthinktoyourself:"AmIreallygoingto trustthatapollisaccuratejustbecauseFoxNewssaysso?"


permalink report reply [] the_jefe 5points23minutesago

Apparentlyriggedpollsdon'tmattertoredditaslongasitagreeswiththehivemind.
permalink parent report reply [] eggbrain 3points12minutesago

HeyReddit,wehaven'tbeenabletorigtheFoxNewspollwithour/r/politicsHivemind! TheFoxNewspollmustberigged!
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(1reply) [] Yoshi174 4points1hourago

Whatinthehell?Thereisnowayallthoseassclownsthinkthey'reworseofthantheywere4 yearsago.Ineverreallybelievedthatfoxwasacompleterightwingpropagandanightmare,but nowIamconvinced.


permalink report reply [] swandog 8points1hourago

Howlegitisitifyoucanvotemultipletimes?
permalink report reply loadmorecomments(5replies) [] EricWRN 8points41minutesago*

Ican'tdecidewhichislessshocking:foxnewscreatingmeaninglessantiObamapollstothrow redmeattoitsbaseorr/politicstryingtogamesaidpolls.
permalink report reply loadmorecomments(2replies) [] Angry_White_Citizen 5points43minutesago

Welltobehonest,IamworseoffthanIwas4yearsago....
permalink report reply [] khutchins10 3points41minutesago

Well...IabsolutelyambetteroffthanIwas4yearsago.Ipurchasedahousecheapasshit.Got ajobthatpaysmeayearwhatIoweonmyhouse,simplybecausetheguyireplaceddidn't wanttopayforgasfromwherehelived.Iwouldntbewhereiamtodayifitwasntforthepoor economy.AndIamwaycomfortablewithmyfinancesevenwithcriplingstudentloandebt.


permalink report reply [] MaxShitty 4points39minutesago

Wow,RedditisnowFreepingpolls?
permalink report reply [] astomp 4points38minutesago

Youknowwhenevereveryonedoesthis,youtakewhatwouldotherwisebeameaninglesspollon theirwebsiteandhandthemaboatloadmorepageviewswhichbringthemadrevenue.This postdirectlysupportsfoxnews.


permalink report reply [] benji07 2points34minutesago

IcanwatchthepollslowlyriseeverytimeIclick.
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[] merton1111 4points32minutesago

Itisthesamecirclejerkingthenin/r/politics
permalink report reply loadmorecomments(1reply) [] Zaliron 2points30minutesago

Honestly?No.ButtoblameObamaforitwouldbehorriblyirresponsible.
permalink report reply [] vitaestiter 1point29minutesago

Whetheroneisbetteroffnowthantheywerefouryearsagodoesnotnecessarilyhaveanything todowithpolitics.Ican'thelpbutwonderifmanyofthepeoplewhovoted'No'areblamingtheir personalfailuresonourPresidentwhentheyareinnowayrelated.


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4yearsagoIwasdatingapsycho,workingadeadendjob,andlivinginashittyneighborhood.4 yearslater,I'mjobless,single,butlivinginaneighborhoodthat'sprettysweet.Soyeah,Iguess I'mbetteroff. FuckFox.Liketheygiveashitifpeoplearebetteroff.Ifitlooksthatway,they'lljusteliminate theresults,blamethiswebsiteforskewingthevotes.


permalink report reply loadmorecomments(1reply) [] lolcats69 4points13minutesago

Ican'tpullmyselftovoteyesbecauseI'mreallynotbetteroffthanIwas4yearsago...
permalink report reply [] juloxx 4points12minutesago

Inallhonestytheanswerisno.FreedomscontinuedtobestrippedawayunderObamasrule, Obamaiscrackingdownharderoncannabisculture,andjustkeepsperpetuatingbullshit. HOWEVER,irefusetogivefoxnewsthesatisfactionofgivingthemtheanswertheywant.


permalink report reply [] Douchebox 9points1hourago*

WellI'mnotso...no. *Jesus,allthedownvotesalready,don'tyouguysevergettiredofcryinganytimesomeone doesn'tthinkObamaisthebestpresidenttoeverlive?


permalink report reply loadmorecomments(10replies) [] borodino 32points2hoursago

Choicesaretwono'sandoneyes. TypicalRepugbullshit.
permalink report reply [] fifthrider 27points1hourago

Thatwouldmeanthattheywouldsplitthe'no'vote,though...notnecessarilyintheir interest. Therealissueisthatit'sonFoxNews'website,sowithoutthreadslikethisnobodyoutsideof theircliqueisgoingtovote.


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[] tappleguyguy 10points1hourago

ThatactuallyhelpstheYes's,becauseitsplitstheNovotes.
permalink parent report reply [] jerfoo 1point1hourago

Well,it'snothelpingmuch.The"yes"categoryisgettingcreamed.
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(2replies) [] loftwyr 3points1hourago

Iftheactuallyadded"I'maboutthesame",theycouldn'treportthatlifeishell
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(1reply) loadmorecomments(8replies) [] Past_Your_Faptime 20points44minutesago

Fuckme,thissubredditisnow100%circlejerk. it'sanonlinepoll,whenhavetheyeverheldanysignificance? onthepremisethattheresultswouldbebiased,howdoesredditswayingtheresultsin theotherdirectionimprovetheaccuracyoftheseresults? Whatawasteoftime.


permalink report reply [] DriveOver 2points25minutesago

Provingthatanonscientificpollisworthlessisn'tawasteoftime.Isit?Maybeitis.Ohwell, it'sInternet,wecanwastetimeifwewantto.
permalink parent report reply [] dqsg22 8points29minutesago

Jesus,learntohavealittlefun.Messingwithinternetpollsisaclassicpastime.
permalink parent report reply [] Past_Your_Faptime 7points20minutesago

Sure,havesomefun.Butonthissubreddit?/r/politicsisnolongeradiscussionof politicsbutratheranantiRomneycirclejerk.Whichdoesn'treallybenefitanyone.
permalink parent report reply [] dqsg22 3points17minutesago

Idon'tdisagreeonanyparticularpointyoumake.
permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(3replies) loadmorecomments(7replies) [] LesterRoyale 6points1hourago

So,whatexactlyisthismeanttoprove?
permalink report reply [] needlestack 3points1hourago

TheproblemisthatI'mnotbetteroffthanIwasfouryearsago,andhowcouldIbe?Fouryears agoIwasmomentsawayfromaslowmotioncarcrashthatlastedayear.SincethenI'vebeen takentothehospital,hadseveralbloodtransfusions,anddoctorsareslowlyrebuildingme.Ican walkaroundnow,butit'sgoingtobeawhileuntilIcanrunamarathon. I'mahellofalotbetterthanIwaswhentheyscrapedmeoffthepavement,that'sforsure.But thentheguywhowasdrivingthecarcomesinandtellsmetoceasetreatmentandoffersto


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Fox News is running a 'are you better off than you were 4 years ago' poll on their site. Reddit, go ahea

takemeforanotherspin.WhenIgivehimadirtylookhesays"Thesedoctorshaven'tdone anything.Tellme:areyoubetteroffthanyouwerefouryearsago?"Andthat'swhenImuster upallthestrengthIhave,wrapmyhandsaroundhisneck,andthrottlehim.


permalink report reply loadmorecomments(1reply) [] HumanTargetVIII 5points1hourago

Postingto4chanin3...2...1...
permalink report reply [] vlexo1 7points32minutesago

Soareyouguysbetterthanyouwerefouryearsago,orareyoujustmakingituptospecifically goagainstFoxNews?
permalink report reply [] Minifig81 11points2hoursago

Letmeguess,thechoicesare No.Noway. Notachance. MaybebutI'mtoobusybeingbrainwashedbymyfavoritenewschanneltogiveashitandcheck. ?


permalink report reply [] lemmy127 4points2hoursago

Shockingly, No. Yes. No,butitcouldbeworse.


permalink parent report reply loadmorecomments(3replies) [] mrthedon 2points47minutesago

Nowahomeowner,earningmoremoney,andworkingajobIactuallylike. WELLSHITIGUESSIAMBETTEROFF!
permalink report reply [] GeorgersaurusRex 1point46minutesago

Alotifpeopleseemtothinkthingscouldn'tbeworse. Darnallthosefirstworldproblems!
permalink report reply [] achay 0points44minutesago

4yearsagoIwasastudentataUniversity.NowI'vegraduated,marriedtheloveofmylife,and haveagreatjobatApple. It'sayesforme.


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Redditorsarebetteroffbecausetheygottheirstudentloanstakencareofandputbackontheir parents'insurance.
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[] racetrack20 1point41minutesago

4yearsagowaswhenBushwasinoffice.Whataretheytryingtosay?
permalink report reply [] MutantSharkPirate 3points39minutesago

Yes14.91%(49,728votes) No78.12%(260,542votes)
permalink report reply [] JustBrowsing4Chan 1point36minutesago

Umm...Idon'tthinkevenRedditwillbeabletoturnthetideofthispoll.
permalink report reply [] mecrosis 1point34minutesago

NotreallytrustingFauxnewstorunanhonestpoll.ForallIknowtheycountanypersonvoting thathascomefromredditasa"No"regardlessofhowtheyvote.
permalink report reply [] elgiorgie 1point34minutesago

"Thisisnotascientificpoll"qualifierhasneverbeensotrue. It'slikewhenEdSchultzdoesatextpolldurringhisshow.Gee,Iwonderhowthat'sgoingtoturn out?? I'mactuallywaybetteroffthanIwas4yearsago.Refinancedhome.Refinancedschoolloans. WAAAAAYmoreworkintheworldofarchitecturethanfouryearsago.Ihavecolleagueswhoare intheprocessofdoublingthesizeoftheirfirmsrightnow...someevenbiggernowthanbefore 2008.Which,asyoumightimagine,meansthatconstructionjobsareuptoo...whichinturn effectsallkindsofindustries. Frommysideofthetable,thingsarelookingup.Leaveittothecynicismandgenerally shittinessoftheGOPtotrytomaskthattho...
permalink report reply [] conundrum4u2 1point32minutesago*

Theoretically,noIamnotbetteroffthanIwas4yrsago,butthatdoesnotmeanIwillbe betteroffwithMittyforPOTUSeither...soformeitisthelesserofthe2evilsandgoingwiththe 2ndterm.Thanksagainforanother"unbiased"surveyFauxwhataload.yes/no,"no,butit couldbeworse"?WTF?


permalink report reply [] C_T_C_C 1point32minutesago

ThiswasthefirsttimeI'veevervisitedFox'swebsite...
permalink report reply [] mago184 3points31minutesago

Makesmewonderwhetherthemajorityofredditorswillvoteyesbecausetheirlivesare genuinelybetter,oryessimplybecauseit'sFoxNews.
permalink report reply loadmorecomments(1reply) [] YNot1989 1point31minutesago

Ihonestlycan'tsaythatIam.I'mnotungratefulforwhatPresidentObamahasdone,butmy familyhashadquiteafewcrisesovertheselastfouryearsthathaveonlybeenmadeworseby therecession.I'mbetteroffwiththeAffordableCareAct,thestudentloanreforms,etc.Butthat doesn'tchangethefactthatfouryearsagoIwasnot$50,000indebtfromstudentloans,mydad didn'thaveDiabetesorhurthishandonthejob,andmydadwasn'tstrugglingtobuildasmall businessaftertheoneheworkedforfortwodecadeswentunder.Thesearenotthingsthe governmentreallyhasanycontrolover,withtheexceptionofstudentloans.I'minlessdebt thanIcouldhavebeen,myfatherwasactuallyabletostartacompany,andwhenhehurthis


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handourinsurancecoveredthereconstructivesurgeryheneededtokeepworking.I'mnotbetter off,I'mjustlessworseoffthanIcouldbe.
permalink report reply [] GazelleShaft 3points10minutesago

someoneneedstoask"areyouworseoffthanyouwere4yearsago?"
permalink report reply [] Qwertyact 2points10minutesago

No,butthingscouldbeworse.
permalink report reply [] RightOverYourHead 7points48minutesago

Ihonestlydon'tgetwhyyou'retryingtopersuadepeopletovoteyes.Thecountryisworseoff thanitwasfouryearsagoand,consequently,mostpeopleareworseoffthantheywerefour yearsago.IrealizethepurposeofthepollbyFoxistoimplythatObama'spresenceinofficeis thereasonforpeoplebeingworseoff,butseriously.No.MyfamilyandIarenotbetteroffthan wewerefouryearsago.


permalink report reply loadmorecomments(1reply) [] SagansPubicHair 4points13minutesago

Iseveryoneinthissubreddit13yearsold?
permalink report reply [] budguy68 6points38minutesago

WTHisitwithredditersandsogoddamnproobama.IswearifObamacametotheirhosuethe averageredditorwouldgetonhiskneesandsuckobamadick.
permalink report reply [] josh024 4points32minutesago

You'regettingdownvotesbecausethey'reoffendedyouwouldsuggesttheywouldonlysuck hisdick.Theywoulddosomuchmore.
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