View Poll Results: Should the rally date be changed to a cooler time of the year

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Thread: Poll for the timing of rally

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    Registered User Doubleplay's Avatar
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    Poll for the timing of rally

    Let's try to do an unofficial poll here. Please post YES or NO only. No comments!!!!


    Question:

    Should the rally date be changed to a cooler time of the year?

    YES or NO ONLY!!!!

    Thanks
    Last edited by Doubleplay; 07-28-2011 at 02:42 AM.

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    i voted but i don't know how much good it will do.

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    The unscientific poll is absurd. A couple hundred responses better not and will not influence the board of directors.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FredRydr View Post
    The unscientific poll is absurd. A couple hundred responses better not and will not influence the board of directors.

    Fred
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    I would bet less than 20% of the members even come to the forum. besides a poll here is about useless, one guy can vote 8,000 times to sway the results.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 88880 View Post
    besides a poll here is about useless, one guy can vote 8,000 times to sway the results.
    not so, the forum software prevents this.

    however, this poll is super invalid wrt accepted statistical practices, and fraught with self-selection error at a minimum.

    i've got my opinion, but am not going to vote in this poll.

    polls on forums are more for fun. if you want to have your voice heard, send an e-mail to board@bmwmoa.org

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    well gladly this software prohibits this. but i am in agreement with you, email those who change things. not voting either.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Visian View Post
    i've got my opinion, but am not going to vote in this poll.

    polls on forums are more for fun. if you want to have your voice heard, send an e-mail to board@bmwmoa.org

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    +1 on the not voting in this poll

    Also, sending an e-mail or letter (help keep the post office solvent )to the board or run for the board at the next election!
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    One Man and One MOA Club's Opinion; posted to www.azbeemers.org/forum Charter No. 89.

    http://www.bmwmoa.org/forum/showthread.php?t=54819 There is a very interesting poll going on currently at the BMW MOA Forum. The voting is whether to move the Annual International Rally to cooler months. I see that AZ-J, myself and many others here in the Southwest that I personally know have voted Yes; moving the Rally to June or perhaps August/September.

    Of course, one of the pluses for us living in the Southwest is that moving the Rally to either June, August or September means that we may have the Big Rally in our own backyard for a nice change; instead of it always being in July at a hot rally site 1K+ miles away from us! Certainly vote as you see fit, but having the Rally in the Southwest would be a very welcome change!

    Last time MOA gave us a Rally here in the Southwest was in 1995 at Durango, Colorado Fairgrounds with Rally Chair Larry Stonestreet; great Rally, I was there and we're way overdue for SW-USA MOA meet!
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    For the ones who are voting or not voting, please keep your comments to yourself or post them on another thread.
    NO MORE COMMENTS HERE PLEASE!!! VOTING ONLY!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doubleplay View Post
    For the ones who are voting or not voting, please keep your comments to yourself or post them on another thread.
    NO MORE COMMENTS HERE PLEASE!!! VOTING ONLY!!!
    I'm sorry I voted now.
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    Better poll

    I think you should have a poll to find out how many members want to move the rally to a time and place with perfect weather. Don't forget the rain. Make sure you let people vote for what they really want, a cooler dry place.

    Now that you have your poll, who will be in charge of selecting the location? Anyone want to volunteer for that apparently thankless job?

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    I think we need a poll to find out who are sick of reading all the whining about the weather from people who were never there poll...

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    Slanted questions make for poor results

    A better poll would have been;

    Which part of the year would you prefer to attend a rally?

    What is the likelihood you WOULD attend?

    How many national rallys have you attended in the past 3 years?


    I am sure others can think of other shortcomings; but come on, the poll above is so slanted that you can't put a side stand down on it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Beemerdons View Post
    Last time MOA gave us a Rally here in the Southwest was in 1995 at Durango, Colorado
    There was Fredericksburg, TX, in June 1997.
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