View Poll Results: is it easy to post a poll?

14. You may not vote on this poll
  • easy as pie

    10 71.43%
  • I've got a Mac! All I have to do is think about a poll, and it posts automagically!

    4 28.57%
  • I'm using vista, and the screen melts when I try!

    3 21.43%
  • Those durned admins make it hard on purpose!

    6 42.86%
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Thread: new thread with poll

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Inside the Beltway

    new thread with poll

    Looks like you need to start a new thread to post a poll.

    start a new thread.

    Look towards the bottom of the page. select "yes, post a poll with this thread"

    submit the thread.

    You'll be taken to a new page, where you can enter your questions.

    When you're done with the questions, scroll down to select your options.

    Proofread your questions! It ain't easy to go back and edit!

    Click submit.

    Open a barley pop, and sit back and wait for the fun to start!


    Last edited by Bill Lantry; 12-13-2008 at 03:36 PM.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    I didn't see a poll option that I liked so I just answered them all......


    John (who has no idear 'caus he's never dun it )

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Once I tried to make a poll and I couldn't find the button or the menu anywhere, I'm glad that it seems that I'm not the only one.

    Maybe admins do it on purpose to avoid us overheating our brains to make a choice
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  4. #4
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    No, not all of SoCal is Los Angeles!


    I don't use a MAC on my own time so most things that I do are inherently obvious (although hopelessly over-involved ) as opposed to pretentious and obfuscated . I don't run Vista except when I (try) to help LOML's mom who got the devil's spawn of an operating system because she didn't know any better . Can you believe the amount of money MS is throwing at this thing to convince people it isn't the worst thing sine '98? . . . but this is all tangential.

    The poll setup seems as good as any other vBulletin routine and works OK for me with various browsers and OS's (except IE7 over XP which I haven't tried it on as I haven't gotten over hating it yet) . That's why their called 'personal' computers; because the same thing that makes me happy, really ticks you off and vice versa .
    Last edited by glenn bradley; 12-13-2008 at 05:11 PM.
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    - Arthur C. Clarke

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Waterford, MI
    Quote Originally Posted by Bill Lantry View Post
    submit the thread.

    You'll be taken to a new page, where you can enter your questions.

    When you're done with the questions, scroll down to select your options.
    Thanks. That's the part that eluded me. I figured if you submitted it you were done (like with a normal thread).
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  6. #6
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    In most cases, if you scroll down below the text box where you type your post, you'll see the Additional Options section, like this:

    In other cases, the Additional Options section might be "collapsed". It'll look like this:

    If it's collapsed, simply click the little downward arrow icon to expand it, then you should see the Post a Poll option.

    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson
    When the weird get going, they start their own forum. - Vaughn McMillan

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Mountain Home, Arkansas
    I did it once. Not too hard, only took me six hours.
    Actually easy.

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