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Fly by night Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-22-08 09:06 AM
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"86"ing our votes? Why doesn't work?
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Edited on Wed Oct-22-08 09:20 AM by Fly by night
This morning, I tried to call into 1-866-OUR VOTE to determine whether it would be possible to obtain real-time reports on voting problems here in Tennessee so we could get our local lawyers on the case. After trying to speak to a human, being put on hold and then being referred (via a recorded message) to their web-site, I tried to go there.

The result? My browser crashed five times in a row and I was never able to reach the web-site.

Perhaps the problem is with my backwoods internets access. However, I've never had a similar problem trying to access any other web-site on-line. So I'm wondering what's up with this.

If any of you are able to get through to this web-site, please let me know if they are posting reported problems by state on the site. If you also can't reach it, let me know.

BTW, I hope whoever set up the toll-free hot-line was unaware of the irony of "86"ing our votes. Here's the definition of the slang term "86":

1. To refuse to serve (an unwelcome customer) at a bar or restaurant.
2. To throw out; eject.
3. To throw away; discard.

Edit to say I've tried five more times with the same result -- browser crashes every time.
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