RationalWiki:To do list/Pointless polls/Archive1
Kan Ham vs Bill Nye - who'll win?
|Bill, but Ken will claim victory||56|
|There can be no winner in these charades||26|
|The debate won't happen||2|
What do you say?
|Just fuck off and give me my change!||46|
|I'm in RW's Facebook group||15|
|I don't like to mix my real life on Facebook with RW||8|
|What, we have a Facebook group?||22|
|I wouldn't join Facebook for all the goats in China||46|
How Bout That Pope Francis?
|He'll be ok once he has more time.||0|
|I expect a backslide into hard conservatism still||14|
|I expect a 'natural death' within 6 months||13|
Which of these wingnuts, despite being fairly obscure and/or insignificant, still manage to get on your nerves, and it pisses you off even more that they can get on your nerves?
|Ann "CONQUER THE MUSLIMZ" Coulter||15|
|Glenn "PIDOOMA" Beck||6|
|Katie "Hold onto your guns!" Pavlich||0|
|Dennis "Secular Leftists are everywhere I tell you, EVERYWHERE!!!" Prager||1|
|Michael "pink-baiter" Medved||1|
|Michelle "The JAQer" Malkin||6|
|Erik "Boomerang Bigot" Rush||0|
|Two or more of the above||5|
|None of the above, because I have the patience of a saint||4|
|None because I know that these people tell the truth, and this wiki is just part of the liberal communist conspiracy!||3|
|None because I've never heard of most of these people||4|
|Listener "blame the pinkos" X||0|
|Smerdis "no such thing as privilege" of Tlön||9|
|Inquisitor "something about Nazis and rape" Ehrenstein||15|
Name a politician from your lifetime that you still admire (feel free to add or vote)
|Lester B. Pearson||5|
|All options are crap||20|
So how about that America?
|Canada Day is better||22|
Where is the U.S. Democratic Party on the political spectrum today?
|Centrist but leans to the right||25|
|Centrist but leans to the left||0|
|They probably don't even know||14|
|Meh, who cares?||3|
Do you think the UK will leave or significantly change its status with the EU by 2018?
Fuck this week?
|Fuck this week.||52|
Who will win the NCAA men's basketball championship?
What generation of atheist are you?
|3rd Or other||5|
|Not an Atheist||13|
Were you ready for Daylights Saving Time?
|People still use that?||3|
|Some of us aren't American, you know||11|
Do you watch awards shows?
Was the Cambrian explosion real, or was it just an artefact of preservation?
|Yes, bilaterians quickly (within ~50 million years) filled the Earth||10|
|No, bilaterians have ancestors going deep into the pre-Cambrian that link the phyla together gradually||2|
|I dunno, lol||8|
Favourite transitional fossil? Add more genera as needed, link to WP.
Would any of the Beatles' #1 hits before, say, 1965 would make it to #1 today? (Assume that, rather than them being re-released today, the Beatles are a modern band who are releasing these same songs but for the first time.)
|Yes, they're timeless enough to still be #1||3|
|Somewhere between 10 and 50||6|
|Forget it, those songs were '60s songs, they wouldn't become popular today||15|
Most amusing creationist fail?
|Harun Yahya includes a fishing lure in his Atlas of Creation||3|
|Answers in Genesis includes a plush toy in their "peer-reviewed journal"||21|
|Bananaman's adorable chimaera||4|
|The Creation Museum and Ark Park||7|
Best Final Fantasy game ever?
|Fuck you and your whiny JRPGs. I'm going to play Call of Duty.||1|
|Fuck you and your video game RPGs.||15|
Which do you have more of?
|Friends on Facebook/Google+/other social networking site of choice||2|
|Songs on your iPod/MP3/other musical collection||10|
|Edits to RW in 2012||12|
Favourite extant animal besides goat? (add in more as need be, like we did with that "most beautiful language" one)
|Goat (I don't care it's not an option)||2|
|Metazoa is a stupid kingdom||1|
|Helena Bonham Carter||9|
Should I, a relatively healthy male under 50 who mostly will be working at home this winter, get a flu shot?
|It can't hurt, but the flu won't kill him||4|
What would you propose society do if scientists were to somehow bring back dinosaurs?
|Allow them to have such an unrestricted existence that they could be adopted as pets||15|
|Allow them to live unrestricted in the wild||1|
|Allow them to live only in reservations||3|
|Allow them to live only in zoos||1|
|Force scientists to only create a few and for scientific purposes only||8|
|Dinosaurs should never be brought back||6|
|I don't know.||4|
Which natural disaster would you find the scariest?
Penguins and tigers and goats, oh my
|Calvin and Hobbes||11|
Stihl vs. Husky
|Other - you better have a good reason, and it better not be a Poulan||1|
|Stihl vs. Husky the hell you say, what about Linux vs. BSD?||1|
What will happen to Felix Baumgartner (the guy who plans to "skydive from space") soon?
|Kick the bucket||0|
|Break a few vertebrae, but make it||0|
|Survive fully intact||12|
|Become the first human to witness the rare Sky Goat||8|
How long will it take you to answer this question?
|Half an hour.||1|
|I won't answer it. Hah!||5|
|My life doesn't make any sense. Thought I tell you.||0|
|I honestly don't know yet.||7|
|This poll is dumb.||2|
|You are a liar. I feel betrayed.||1|
Which option did you pick?
|A) Option B||3|
|B) Option A||2|
What day is it today?
|Time to change the poll||21|
"Na na na na na na..."
Do you think Lance Armstrong actually doped?
|If he wants to clear his name and prove everyone wrong, why stop fighting now? (Yes)||12|
|The USADA has insufficient evidence. (No)||4|
Mars One is another in a series of space exploration "proposals" that the fastest and cost-effective means to send the first humans to the Red Planet would be a one-way trip (aka. they'll never see Earth again). Considering the claustrophobic, isolated and sexless living environments involved and the possibility that necessary equipment will break down (plus M1 apparently wanting to film the whole damn thing), how much time do you think the astronauts will last before they start hacking each other to pieces?
|10 years (presuming more colonists haven't arrived at this point)||2|
|They'll make it the entire way. Come on, we already had a guy on Mir for 438 days straight.||4|
|Wait, Buzz Aldrin and others are taking this seriously?||8|
Which is the most gruesome holy book known to mankind?
|The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy||7|
If you had to go back and live in any era, which era would you choose? (Presume you'd be in the West for the middle five.)
|10000 BC - Birth of Jesus||2|
|Age of Enlightenment||8|
|Second Industrial Revolution||3|
|Third Age of Middle Earth||10|
|Punk era (first wave)||1|
Best voting system?
|First past the post, we hate change||3|
|MMP, coalitions FTW||10|
|IRV, don't want to choose the lesser evil||27|
|Unrestrained mobocracy, with largely defensive weapon of guillotine||10|
What is the most pressing LGBT issue in the West at the moment?
|Housing or public accommodations protections||2|
|Hate crimes/gay bashing||4|
|Abolishing reducing sexuality to stupid acronyms||4|
What will happen to the European sovereign debt crisis?
|Greece "stays the course" and takes its austerity medicine, economy slowly, painfully regains composure||2|
|Far-left Syriza forms government in June, EU kicks the country out, world in near-depression by summer||4|
|Greece leaves the euro, IMF and ECB act in key places to save the rest of the currency, resulting downturn is relatively mild||12|
|Syriza and fascist Golden Dawn party join up to create a extremist James Bond villain of terrible proportions||1|
|The time is right. Ph'nglui Mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh Wgah'nagl Fhtagn!||18|
What is keeping you up at night these days?
|The possibility of a Santorum presidency||1|
|The possibility of a Romney presidency||11|
|The possibility of another Obama presidency||6|
|School/work related stress||34|
|Fear of global warming||0|
|Anger at the global warming hoax||2|
|The cat jumping around the bed||9|
|The dog snoring||1|
|You bedmate snoring||1|
|The voices in my head. THEY ALL MUST DIE!!!||7|
|The removal of half RW's content by a self-appointed bunch of idiots that thinks deleting content is the best way to gain money for their badly-defined goals||26|
|What? I sleep like a baby||13|
What's the worst part of the reaction to the Trayvon Martin shooting?
|Bleating about 2nd Amendment rights||2|
|Focusing on everything but the shooting||7|
|"It was self defense"||4|
|If you're black and wearing a hoodie, you're a crook||19|
|Digging up dirt on a dead teenager to make the shooter look better||27|
|The fact that we're not talking about the privatization of public security||2|
|The Martin family taking out a trademark for "I am Trayvon" and "Justice for Trayvon."||2|
Worst (Western) head of government right now?
|The one who governs me||9|
Ok, let's go into hypotheticals here and say that in true testament to the American education system, this foamy liquid somehow manages to squirt himself into the Oval Office this November. By 2016, what will have happened?
|An economic collapse worthy of making Teddy fucking Roosevelt weep.||4|
|Jesusland (and/or a coalition of blue states) consider separating from the union.||6|
|Margaret Atwood becomes the most important writer of the 21st century.||7|
|We'll meet again...||3|
|All of the above||56|
|Rick Santorum does a good job and things get better for the U.S.||2|
When it comes to "person with an odd quirk that helps them solve crime" shows, which is the most ridiculous concept:
|Numb3rs - basically Mathnet for grown-ups.||2|
|Castle - crime novelist becomes a detective due to contrived circumstances.||10|
|Dexter - compulsive serial killer catches compulsive serial killers.||6|
|Monk - OCD and 300+ phobias and the guy is still functional.||21|
|The Mentalist - if Derren Brown solved murders.||4|
Who's going to win the Super Bowl?
|The 'Super Bowl' is too lame for me to have an opinion||49|
|The All Blacks||5|
Which language do you find most beautiful? (please add)
You find yourself with some spare time on your hands. Do you... (please add)
|Play PC/Console games||2|
|Muck about online||15|
|Go for a walk||1|
|None of your goddam business! (i.e. masturbate)||3|
|Create a pointless poll||2|
What is your favorite sport? (please add)
|Track & Field/Cross country||1|
|I just enjoy watching Ace workout in the gym, lifting weights with those big muscles, as sweat drips down his body.||7|
Which of the following is the funniest word?
Is the world going to end this year?
Who's the hottest player in tennis?
|Fuck you and your misogynistic social outlook. (Have no chance)||14|
Do you support the National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity (NSABB)'s attempt to halt the publishing of Ron Fouchier's H151 strain study?
|Duh, he did call it "one of the most dangerous viruses you can make." Don't open Pandora's box.||2|
|No. It's limiting the free flow of information and pissing off two of the most respected scientific journals in the world.||5|
|Make sure the data can be accessible by researchers, then redact the sensitive stuff.||15|
|Goat - we're all going to die anyways, so go on and enjoy the holidays!||1|
Mod election opinion poll
|Throw them all out! We need an all new mod slate.||0|
|Only a few have really been causing issues. The rest can stay.||18|
|Keep them all in office.||0|
|We should revert back to the bureaucrat system.||6|
Best fantasy series EVAH?
|Chronicles of Thomas Covenant||0|
|Lord of the Rings||16|
|Malazan Book of the Fallen||0|
|Song of Ice and Fire||4|
|Wheel of Time||1|
|The Sword of Truth||0|
|His Dark Materials||4|
|The Old Kingdom||1|
|The Elric Saga||1|
|The Chronicles of Amber||2|
The one fantasy literature battle to rule them all.
|The Lord of the Rings||18|
Do you/did you attend a public or private university?
God these reality talent shows are appalling.
Choose very carefully. (26th of November 2011)
|I could care less.||13|
|I couldn't care less.||31|
Okay, so if it had to be one of them. Which is it? ( 11th of November 2011)
|Rick "Erm...?" ||0|
|Michelle "Batshit" Bachmann||26|
|Herman "Oh yeah, baby, feel me there" Cain||5|
|John "Who?" Huntsman||13|
|Mitt "Flip-Flop" Romney||2|
|Ron "My fans are insane" Paul||8|
|Rick "Juicy" Santorum||1|
|Newt "Who the hell names their son 'newt'?" Gingrich||2|
|Gary "Hey, over here. I'm running too. Hello! Anyone?" Johnson||9|
|Jimmy "Rent is too damn high!" McMillan||11|
What's your favorite season? (4th September 2011)
Greatest fictional politician ever? (excluding Richard Nixon's head)
|Neutral President, Futurama||3|
|Mayor Adam West, Family Guy||8|
|Mayor Joe Quimby, The Simpsons||3|
|President Merkin Muffley, Dr. Strangelove||9|
|President Skroob, Spaceballs||2|
|FDA Commissioner Steve Hoyer, The Onion||5|
Okay, nerds, have at it: What's your favourite sci-fi (22nd October 2011)
The very most importantest question in the world (22nd October 2011)
You are casually browsing for hardcore pornography when you're suddenly shocked to see someone you know. Who would be the most disturbing to see. (17th October 2011)
|Your current partner||4|
* Only really counts if you are Ace McWicked and don't remember it.
You are casually browsing for hardcore pornography when you're suddenly shocked to see someone you know. Who would be the least disturbing to see. (14th October 2011)
|Your current partner||0|
* This totally doesn't count if you are Ace McWicked.
How much do you spend on a night out? (10th October 2011)
|$0 - I don't leave the house and prefer to spend it on my WoW account||10|
|$0-$25 - I leave early, got to get to work the next day||9|
|$25-$50 - I party, but in simple moderation||10|
|$50-$75 - Pass me the JD and coke||3|
|$75-$100 - Just pass me the coke *wink*wink*||1|
|$100-$150 - Where the fuck was I last night?||1|
|$150+ - My bank account lives in perpetual fear||1|
6÷2(1+2) = ? (3rd October 2011)
|What sort of idiot phrases an expression like that?||19|
Is Maratrean quite possibly the most hilarious troll of all time? (2nd October 2011)
|Come on, we all know RationalWiki is pro-suicide.||1|
|I'd rather check on Schlafly's musings with a bowl of popcorn nearby.||1|
|Stop feeding him.||8|
|All hail Holy Lord Bacu!||3|
Did you enjoy the the September 30th rapture? (30th September 2011)
|I'm clicking this from heaven and laughing at you all.||5|
|The real rapture is October 21st, for definite this time.||4|
|No, the real rapture is in 2012 idiot!||1|
|I got confused and bought dinosaur insurance.||10|
Neutrinos and the speed of light: (23rd September 2011)
|Blatantly obvious experimental error||9|
|Unaccounted gravitational distortions||3|
|Short-cut through an extra dimension||3|
|I look forward to Jim Al-Khalili eating his shorts live on television||15|
Rationalwiki's biggest asshole (hence best user) is: (16th September 2011)
|All those fucking goats||6|
Are you:(12th September 2011)
|Married with kids.||5|
|Married without kids.||5|
|In a relationship.||13|
|Single, desperately looking.||2|
|Single, not looking.||7|
|Fuck you and your gender binary supporting heteronormative and regressive patriarchal ideology towards relationship development. (Single and have no chance)||5|
Best Richard Dawkins moment: (27th August 2011)
|"What if you're wrong?"||2|
|"Have you heard any clever or interesting argument from the other side?" - "No."||8|
|"You can fuck off."||4|
|"What is the penalty for apostasy?"||7|
|"Ooh Mrs Garrison!!"||12|
Your favourite space shuttle. (27th July 2011)
Regarding Richard Dawkins' comments to Rebbecca Watson (See PZ Myers for a sensible appraisal.) (6th of July 2011)
|Dawkins is an out of touch ignorant asshole and hanging is too good for him!||5|
|What else do you expect from an old white guy?||19|
|We're Climbing Mount Molehill here...||33|
|Valid point, but insensitive and badly timed.||12|
|Watson should shut up, get back in the kitchen and make me a sandwich!||13|
Should the pointless polls be allowed to include "The F-word" in the options?
Am I lazy to come up with a real question for this poll? (2nd of June 2011)
|All of the Above||5|
What is your view of our new leader
Pi Psygremlin whoever has the hat right now?
|I Want His Children... to eat||3|
|Oh Please, Just Don't Fucking Kill Me||30|
Osama Bin Laden's Death...
|...has made the world a safer place.||12|
|...has made the world more open to revenge attacks.||1|
|...distracted from the real issue: Barack Obama's birth certificate.||7|
|...made me paranoid about being attacked by Navy SEALS.||3|
|...shown that American's will chant "USA! USA! USA!" over pretty much anything.||31|
|...achieved fuck all.||4|
Should this poll be update more often?
|Yes Pi, you are a slack bastard.||33|
|No, it was a shit idea in the first place.||4|
|Hey, when did we get this?||14|
Where does your RW bookmark lead you to? (11th of June 2010)
|The Main Page - For all my random featured content needs.||11|
|WIGO CP - I just can't get enough.||4|
|My Watchlist - I'm just organised like that.||3|
|My Userpage - I'm just egotistical like that.||0|
|Recent Changes - It's like Twitter, but with content.||12|
|Bookmark? Pah! I type the full URL manually each time! (Or I'm lazy and let the browser do that "auto complete" thing)||33|
Does WorldNetDaily's polls have too many option?
|No, they have just the right amount of options||0|
|No, they help give a better idea of exactly why people vote yes or no||0|
|No, this is just a way for Obama to distract from the birth certificate issue||5|
|No, Farah is right in everything he does||0|
|No, this what the Founding Fathers intended||1|
|Yes, it is just a way of splitting dissenting opinions up so they don't attract as many vote||1|
|Yes, it is plain ridiculous||0|
|Yes and the sooner we throw that usurper-in-chief out the better||1|
|I don't know||0|
Do you like the colour of A Storehouse of Knowledge's tq template? (23rd Apr 2010)
|I like it||1|
|I find it noxious||11|
|Goat (I don't care)||3|
How do you rate the performance of the Loya Jirga so far? (24th Feb 2010)
|They haven't done anything, perfect||7|
|They are fascist tyrants that should be impeached||3|
|Needs more Mei||4|
What did you do for "V-Day"? (15th Feb 2010)
|Mostly alone, sipping at a small glass of whisky, a single solitary tear dripping down your cheek.||1|
|Did the dirty all day and all night and right now want to brag about it.||1|
|Xin Nian Kuai Le!||1|
|Spent far too much f**king money on that totally f**king unappreciative bitch... Oops, there seems to be some hidden bitterness there.||0|
|Got confused by Twitter shorthand and went to see the Vagina Monologues instead.||1|
Who is your "favourite" creationist?
|CMI's Jonathan Sarfati||1|
|AiG's Ken Ham||1|
|ICR's Duane Gish||1|
|US Correctional Services' Kent Hovind||10|
Did you vote in this poll? (23rd Jan 2010)
|Not yet, but I will. Right about ... now.||2|
|No ... hey wait!||4|
What do you consider the most important event for RationalWiki in 2009 (so far)? (1st Dec 2009)
|Dawkins mentioning the Lenski Affair (even though he didn't mention RW, dammit!)||1|
|Poe's Law (among others) being mentioned in the Telegraph||21|
|Dembski's "legal threat" against the site||3|
|The summer holidays at Teflpedia - and "what happened to rational wiki" making it into Google's suggestions.||2|
Should polls have more than one option?
Which of our mission goals is the most important to you? (10th Nov 2009)
|Analysing the anti-science movement||11|
|Refuting crank ideas||1|
|Exploration of authoritarianism||0|
|Exploration of fundamentalism||5|
Your method of choice? (2nd Nov 2009)
|Ticker tape and hole-punch||4|
|Magnetised needle and a steady hand||4|
Do you ever click on online advertisement? (28th Oct 2009)
|Yes, all the time||1|
|Only if it interests me||2|
|Only if it contains boobs||1|
|Those Evony ads are my favourite||6|
Which of the newish features do you think was the most successful? (22ndnd Oct 2009)
|The extended WIGOs (all except WIGO CP)||5|
|Article of the Weak||0|
|The to do list||1|
Should every poll have goat as an option? (12th Oct 2009)
|This is just silly now||1|
Special Poll: Who is cooler?
What is RationalWiki's reputation like? (30th Sept 2009)
|High: TV Tropes||0|
|We have a reputation?!?||8|
Which is the most lulz-worthy website? (18th Sept 2009)
|A Storehouse of Knowledge||1|
Do you like voting in online polls? (18th Sept 2009)
|I find it strangely sexual||10|