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Fri Oct 19, 2012, 02:55 PM

Impossible results all throughout every single Gravis poll this year [View all]

Hey guys, I've missed you all! Grantcart asked me to take a look at the Gravis polls and give my opinion. Well, if you know me, I can't leave a statistical stone unturned (blame my OCD lol), so I looked at them all for this year. Every single poll shows crosstabs with mostly impossible results, since they calculate out to fractions of individuals instead of calculating out to full integers of individuals.

The Logarchism article shows one example of this type of result with mostly impossible results. I take it a little further and illustrate a few more examples below at each link:

https://www.box.com/s/9nfb9uqdaqcyf9jt8v2p

https://www.box.com/s/3jj5pcubo2ayvexqarno

https://www.box.com/s/b0qcnf6b0dbe4nps44ii

Gravis Marketing's polls are absolutely nothing but frauds, in my opinion. It's incredulous to me to see their polls given any weight, or any serious consideration for that matter. Print them out and line the kitty crapper with them, that would be a better use for them.

(Sorry for the links instead of embedding the pictures, I forgot how!)

- Phrig

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