Re: Internet polls

Michael Lorrey (
Thu, 08 Jan 1998 19:32:41 -0500

Mark D. Fulwiler wrote:
> To say these Internet polls are unscientific is an understatement.
> Anyone who has any understanding of Statistics can tell you that. Also,
> the results can be idiotic beyond belief. In one poll I saw, the movie
> "The Shawshank Redemption" was voted the best movie of all time!

Must be a lot of prisoners on the internet... ;)

What if you accounted for a) the demographics of the internet vs. the
general population, and b) scientific poll data on the types of internet
users that DO answer these completely unscientific polls????

			Michael Lorrey
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