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Ter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-28-10 12:57 AM
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21. I meant no offense
Edited on Thu Oct-28-10 12:59 AM by Ter
AOL is not the internet, it is merely a service that offers internet. Remember GEnie? I had it in early 1993. CompuServe was another at the time. I used Mosaic web browser back then. I just checked and it's release was April 22, 1993. So the WWW has been available since at least early 1993.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mosaic_ (web_browser)

Not sure when e-mail was first offered, but it was quite some time before 1994. I did, however, have cable TV then, and there were several political channels besides CNN. Headline News, C-Span 1 and 2, and a few others.

I'm not trying to pick a fight with you at all, please take no offense to this. But saying there was no internet, e-mail, or news channels other than CNN is clearly not the case.
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  -Interesting: Final AP poll in '94 had Dems up by 7-points on congressional ballot WI_DEM  Oct-27-10 09:06 AM   #0 
  - There is no excuse not to vote, but most of the polls do not paint a good picture for us /nt  still_one   Oct-27-10 09:14 AM   #1 
  - The Logical Inference From Your Post Is That The Pollster Sucks  DemocratSinceBirth   Oct-27-10 09:15 AM   #2 
  - pollsters aren't always wrong, but they might be wrong in predicting the magnitude of  WI_DEM   Oct-27-10 09:17 AM   #3 
     - But In This Instance  DemocratSinceBirth   Oct-27-10 09:26 AM   #5 
  - I think there is a significant difference between '94 and now  oswaldactedalone   Oct-27-10 09:20 AM   #4 
  - There was an Internet in 1994, e-mail too  Ter   Oct-27-10 10:04 AM   #8 
     - C'mon man...  oswaldactedalone   Oct-27-10 10:24 AM   #9 
        - I meant no offense  Ter   Oct-28-10 12:57 AM   #21 
  - Pollsters assume voting patterns are consistent over time.  bemildred   Oct-27-10 09:27 AM   #6 
  - I do not trust the poll takers..they are too republican owned to  Bitwit1234   Oct-27-10 09:49 AM   #7 
  - With the electronic voting machines doing 97% of the counting,  Stevepol   Oct-27-10 11:15 AM   #10 
  - The last two Gallup generic ballot numbers in '94 were tied  Kurt_and_Hunter   Oct-27-10 11:19 AM   #11 
  - That's false  Valienteman   Oct-27-10 01:28 PM   #13 
     - Well... that's a touch overstated.  Kurt_and_Hunter   Oct-27-10 01:52 PM   #15 
        - It is false that the last Gallup generic poll was 46%-46%  Valienteman   Oct-27-10 02:07 PM   #16 
           - You are mistaken and I really don't care whether you can grasp that or not.  Kurt_and_Hunter   Oct-27-10 02:39 PM   #18 
  - The final decision will be made in a voting booth  Proud Liberal Dem   Oct-27-10 11:37 AM   #12 
  - Quite a few people here seem happy that we might lose. Why is that?..nt  old mark   Oct-27-10 01:33 PM   #14 
  - Any here who may appear to feel that way pale in comparison to the political talking heads!  flpoljunkie   Oct-27-10 02:14 PM   #17 
  - how many people used cell phones back then? since most polls are landline only  yurbud   Oct-27-10 02:45 PM   #19 
  - I don't think this is anywhere near 1994  8 track mind   Oct-27-10 03:36 PM   #20 
 

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