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Fly by night Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-30-08 07:59 PM
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13. No, I live deep in the woods with dial-up internet service only.
Edited on Tue Sep-30-08 08:00 PM by Fly by night
I cannot watch web-streamed videos as a result. But I can read four page reviews of the film, which I hope you did. I now have read two reviews of the film, neither of which mentioned exit polls at all. (In both cases, the reviewers actually watched the entire film.)

You must realize how your fixation for making everything about exit polls gets in the way of conversations about anything else. This thread is just the latest example.

Here's an idea. Why don't we both watch the film in its entirety and then we can post our impressions here. I should have my copy soon (by snail mail) and my guess is that you can watch it on LinkTV right now (or soon). I will try to keep track of how much time is spent discussing exit polls in the film and how pivotal that discussion is for the main premise of the film. You can keep track of how much time is spent on everything else but.

BTW, just because some of us don't want to discuss exit polls with you anymore (four years is quite enough), that doesn't mean that we accept your position. Far from it. I also note that the exit poll industry still exists and that, in about a month, they will again be used to predict the winners of all nationally relevant races before the vote totals are official. For a methodology that is so fraught with peril, error and misinterpretation, it seems to be doing quite well, thank you.
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  -Has anyone seen "Murder, Spies and Voting Lies" yet? Fly by night  Sep-29-08 10:57 AM   #0 
  - Hi Fly- I've seen the film before the final edit -- it's terrific!  KaryninMiami   Sep-29-08 11:33 AM   #1 
  - I got through to Patty this morning -- she's sending me several copies.  Fly by night   Sep-29-08 01:18 PM   #2 
  - I totally agree. The trailer leaves out much of the Yang stuff, the real heart of DVD.  Stevepol   Oct-04-08 08:45 PM   #21 
  - The trailer looks like dynamite! This could take the nation by storm!!  Stevepol   Sep-29-08 05:14 PM   #3 
  - MORE steaming exit poll crap?  OnTheOtherHand   Sep-29-08 06:04 PM   #4 
  - God, your one-hand-clapping exit poll mantra is such a tiny prism through which to view the world.  Fly by night   Sep-30-08 11:23 AM   #6 
     - mine?!  OnTheOtherHand   Sep-30-08 11:28 AM   #7 
     - Actually, we need to be ever vigilant about the truth.  L. Coyote   Sep-30-08 01:14 PM   #8 
        - it helps to understand the possible parameters  OnTheOtherHand   Sep-30-08 04:46 PM   #9 
  - I've got it set to record  Nictuku   Sep-29-08 08:06 PM   #5 
  - Link TV shows four showings in the next week  csziggy   Sep-30-08 06:20 PM   #10 
  - Here's a four page review of the film (without a single mention of exit polls)  Fly by night   Sep-30-08 07:23 PM   #11 
  - DID YOU WATCH THE TRAILER????!!!  OnTheOtherHand   Sep-30-08 07:26 PM   #12 
     - No, I live deep in the woods with dial-up internet service only.  Fly by night   Sep-30-08 07:59 PM   #13 
        - then you called me out without knowledge  OnTheOtherHand   Oct-01-08 04:30 AM   #14 
           - I "called you out" because you have exit polls on the brain (without much room for anything else)  Fly by night   Oct-01-08 06:03 AM   #15 
              - that's completely untrue  OnTheOtherHand   Oct-01-08 10:49 AM   #16 
                 - "Completely untrue". Except for these parts.  Fly by night   Oct-02-08 08:17 AM   #17 
                    - but you won't argue that on the merits  OnTheOtherHand   Oct-02-08 01:10 PM   #18 
                       - Thank you for smoking, OTOH.  Kurovski   Oct-02-08 01:24 PM   #19 
  - My copy of Voting Lies just came and it's dynamite.  Stevepol   Oct-04-08 08:42 PM   #20 
 

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