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Polls -- Display votes publicly -- default option

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Phys251

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When you make a new thread and start a poll, "Display votes publicly" is by default off. Please change that to default to on, to reduce the chance of accidentally starting a poll and not making poll responses public.
 

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When you make a new thread and start a poll, "Display votes publicly" is by default off. Please change that to default to on, to reduce the chance of accidentally starting a poll and not making poll responses public.
Whadda ya know, we agree on something. Too many people don't want people to know what they believe, and I think that is bullshit.
 

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When you make a new thread and start a poll, "Display votes publicly" is by default off. Please change that to default to on, to reduce the chance of accidentally starting a poll and not making poll responses public.
Not a huge issue in the grand scheme of things but I'd suggest that inadvertently revealing the names on a poll intended to be anonymous could be more of an issue than inadvertently creating an anonymous poll you intended to have the names displayed. After all, people can (and often do) say in the thread itself which way they voted if they want. I expect that is why the default is off in the first place.
 

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When you make a new thread and start a poll, "Display votes publicly" is by default off. Please change that to default to on, to reduce the chance of accidentally starting a poll and not making poll responses public.
I do not know how much work that would be to implement, but I will tag @RedAkston and @Schweddy so they see this, since they would be the ones to do the work.
 

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I do not know how much work that would be to implement, but I will tag @RedAkston and @Schweddy so they see this, since they would be the ones to do the work.
They don't get notices from actions in this folder by default?
 

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When you make a new thread and start a poll, "Display votes publicly" is by default off. Please change that to default to on, to reduce the chance of accidentally starting a poll and not making poll responses public.
I definately wouldn't want the majority of my polls to be public.
 

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I definately wouldn't want the majority of my polls to be public.
There is always a notice in the Poll that results will be public. I have no issue with that and will also usually comment on how I voted in the thread.
 

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Closing this down, as the topic has been resolved.
 
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