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Old 08-11-2012, 02:00 PM   #1
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Are there proportionately more Canadians here?

I notice alot of Canadians post on here - I myself am a Canuck. In theory since this forum mainly draws North Americans (correct me if i'm wrong) we should expect 1 in 9 to be Canadian based on current populations. I would suggest the ratio is higher. Anyway to find out? It would make sense given our more conservative nature and generally speaking, better economy.
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Does your 1 in 9 calculation also include Mexicans?
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Old 08-11-2012, 02:16 PM   #3
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Does your 1 in 9 calculation also include Mexicans?
Oops no - this forum no doubt has mainly Americans and Canadians. Statistically 1 in 9 should be Canadian.
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I notice alot of Canadians post on here - I myself am a Canuck. In theory since this forum mainly draws North Americans (correct me if i'm wrong) we should expect 1 in 9 to be Canadian based on current populations. I would suggest the ratio is higher. Anyway to find out? It would make sense given our more conservative nature and generally speaking, better economy.
You could do a survey subject to of course the inaccuracies of a internet poll, selection bias in respondents, etc.

Also how do you plan to account for a global workforce? E.g., the person who goes to school in canada (graduates with no debt) and then goes to the US to get higher salaries/work experience/career advancement and then returns to canada to ER for the healthcare? At least the first two steps describes half my high school class...
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I'd like to see a poll on INTJs who are also Candadian ;-)
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Old 08-11-2012, 09:43 PM   #9
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I would be interested in those with ADD...and how they break down in terms of Canadian and American......wait, I lost my train of thought...what were we discussing?
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I'd like to see a poll on INTJs who are also Candadian ;-)
Who also own two or more feral kitties, and who live with more than two but fewer than three roomates.

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Who also own two or more feral kitties, and who live with more than two but fewer than three roomates.

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I almost fit that bill. Currently have two roommates. Had three, for about a year and a half, but one of them wasn't "all there", for lack of a better word and thankfully moved out about two years ago. One of my roommates does have Canadian relatives, so he does have some Canuk blood in him. And, a couple years ago, we had a barn full of feral kittens, but were able to somewhat tame them, and find homes for them and the mother.
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You could do a survey subject to of course the inaccuracies of a internet poll, selection bias in respondents, etc.

Also how do you plan to account for a global workforce? E.g., the person who goes to school in canada (graduates with no debt) and then goes to the US to get higher salaries/work experience/career advancement and then returns to canada to ER for the healthcare? At least the first two steps describes half my high school class...
There are quite a few US expats on here along with other nationals who currently live in the US but are planning on retiring outside the USA. A poll of citizenship allowing for multiple choices would be interesting.
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The poll should include Native Americans. Would that make it a totem poll?
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The poll should include Native Americans. Would that make it a totem poll?
And horses - to make it a gallop poll.
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And Poles, to make it a Polish Poll......
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Include those who work at gentlemen's clubs: poll dancers!
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Or pole dancers who enjoy taking polls, have feral cats and have been to Canada!
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Or pole dancers who enjoy taking polls, have feral cats and have been to Canada!
Sounds like my kinda woman ;-)
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Hey steely, BTW, I took some pictures of the steel guitar playing at Floydfest and will post them for you tomorrow.
Although I took a number of close-ups of the young man's lap as he played the pedal steel, I'm none the wiser as to the brand, although I may be somewhat closer to earning myself a restraining order.
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