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Thanehand
11-29-2007, 02:22 AM
I voted in the CNN Post-debate poll on their web site.

I DIDN'T vote for Ron across the board. However, I just went back and noticed that some of my votes for Ron had been changed! To my surprise, I saw someone on Digg asking if anyone else's votes changed. I have screenshots of both to prove it.

[Edit]

Dammit. I didn't see the votes in the URL. Great :/ You'd think that CNN would have made it so that the parameters weren't part of the URL to curb spamming. Like a dolt, I just clicked someone else's link they posted (it was disguised) thinking it was just going to the results page.

robskicks
11-29-2007, 02:23 AM
This happend to me too.

Chibioz
11-29-2007, 02:24 AM
Mine too, that is weird..

moonbat
11-29-2007, 02:24 AM
Holy crap! Yeah mine too. :mad:

Chibioz
11-29-2007, 02:25 AM
is it just cause of the tiny url link?

ehrihk
11-29-2007, 02:26 AM
Me too! It's amazing what they're doing...

Think12345
11-29-2007, 02:26 AM
The URL contains the votes

user
11-29-2007, 02:28 AM
I don't think mine were changed, well it didn't say something different anyway.

Drknows
11-29-2007, 02:29 AM
The URL contains the votes

DONT CLICK THAT URL!!!


THAT URL IS REDIRECTING TO THIS



http://www.cnn.com/ELECTION/2008/debates/scor
ecard/youtube.debate.112807/results.html?user
pick_q7=cand_8&userpick_q6=cand_2&use
rpick_q5=cand_2&userpick_q4=cand_6&us
erpick_q3=cand_2&userpick_q2=cand_5&u
serpick_q1=cand_5

user
11-29-2007, 02:33 AM
If that's true, then yes clicking that link chooses the votes for you.

Mark Rushmore
11-29-2007, 02:47 AM
h ttp://www.cnn.com/ELECTION/2008/debates/scorecard/youtube.debate.112807/

jlink7
11-29-2007, 03:27 AM
If that's true, then yes clicking that link chooses the votes for you.

It doesn't actually choose those votes for you, you can go back and take the poll with your real opinions. The URL is just used to adjust the page to the way you did vote and chose to do it this way instead of using Cookies or requiring user registration or the like... it could probably have been done better, but oh well.

user
11-29-2007, 03:30 AM
It doesn't actually choose those votes for you, you can go back and take the poll with your real opinions. The URL is just used to adjust the page to the way you did vote and chose to do it this way instead of using Cookies or requiring user registration or the like... it could probably have been done better, but oh well.
That's good news, I stand corrected.

freelance
11-29-2007, 03:38 AM
Maybe Diebold is running their poll.

Rhys
11-29-2007, 03:41 AM
Maybe Diebold is running their poll.

Naw, Diebold's never been caught.

scrosnoe
11-29-2007, 03:42 AM
This happend to me too.

http://la.gg/upl/PaulOwnsMcCain.gif

Ron's demeanor owned the debate and I truly loved this moment!

delightful!

JohnnyWrath
11-29-2007, 03:52 AM
http://la.gg/upl/PaulOwnsMcCain.gif

Ron's demeanor owned the debate and I truly loved this moment!

delightful!


Funny that McCain himself called Ron Paul the most honest man in Washington previously...something like that anyway.

PennCustom4RP
11-29-2007, 06:26 AM
I just saw on the morning show on CNN, they showed the poll graphic, and the woman said that Ron Paul was a run away with 67%...no smirk, no giggle, nada...unlike Hannity

anotherone
11-29-2007, 07:16 AM
I just saw on the morning show on CNN, they showed the poll graphic, and the woman said that Ron Paul was a run away with 67%...no smirk, no giggle, nada...unlike Hannity

Good. Maybe we've trained them to be civil.

ConstitutionGal
11-29-2007, 07:52 AM
I just rechecked the poll result this morning and Ron Paul is down to 50% (he was at 67% last night/this morning when I voted).