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Zeruel Thirty Millionth Hit Moderator Since: 2.1.02 From: The Silver Spring in the Land of Mary. Since last post: 12 days Last activity: 6 days # 41 Posted on 6.11.12 1123.53 | Instant Rating: 6.24 Touch screen. Waited only about 2-4 mins in line. I think I spent longer in the booth than in line making sure it didn't goof up my votes. DC, and some places in NoVA, voting machines are recording wrong votes so they shut them down and went to paper ballots. In Fredericksburg, VA, votes are being thrown out: Originally posted by Click Here (wtop.com) Listeners told WTOP that poll workers told them that the voting machines at the community were not working and that votes cast before 8 a.m. would not be counted. Listeners say the center ran out of paper ballots. -- 2006 Time magazine Person of the Year -- -- July 2009 Ordained Reverend --
DJ FrostyFreeze Knackwurst Since: 2.1.02 From: Hawthorne, CA Since last post: 61 days Last activity: 11 hours # 42 Posted on 6.11.12 1214.43 | Instant Rating: 7.43
Originally posted by ME in 2008 [...] all of the candidates were on the same side of the page, and you poke this marker-thing through the hole to fill in the circles. Same thing again this year. Shippe said this method is called "Inkavote", but the link he provided 4 years ago is dead now.
SchippeWreck Banger Since: 26.3.03 From: Glendale, CA Since last post: 18 days Last activity: 21 hours # 43 Posted on 6.11.12 1410.34 | Instant Rating: 7.84 Originally posted by DJ FrostyFreeze Originally posted by ME in 2008 [...] all of the candidates were on the same side of the page, and you poke this marker-thing through the hole to fill in the circles. Same thing again this year. Shippe said this method is called "Inkavote", but the link he provided 4 years ago is dead now. Yep. InkAVote again. Here, have a new link to a video demo (lavote.net). "It's magic! We don't need to explain it!"
Peter The Hegemon Lap cheong Since: 11.2.03 From: Hackettstown, NJ Since last post: 17 days Last activity: 8 hours # 44 Posted on 6.11.12 1441.27 | Instant Rating: 6.58 Touch screen. Didn't take long.
DrDirt Banger Since: 8.10.03 From: flyover country Since last post: 19 days Last activity: 1 day # 45 Posted on 6.11.12 1750.19 | Instant Rating: 9.66 We fill in the little circles and stay inside the lines. But since almost everyone was unopposed and Satan would out poll Obama in Kansas, you just kind of do it for kicks. Perception is reality
AWArulz Scrapple Since: 28.1.02 From: Louisville, KY Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 1 day
AIM: # 46 Posted on 6.11.12 2028.39 | Instant Rating: 4.40 The one where you draw the lines to connect the arrows. In my case Line to connect the arrows.
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dunkndollaz Banger Back to Back Survivor Since: 3.1.02 From: Northern NJ Since last post: 9 days Last activity: 5 days # 47 Posted on 7.11.12 0721.35 | Instant Rating: 5.84 Electronic - pushed all the buttons on the right side of the booth. Done & gone in about 10 seconds. I know my kids are trying to kill me
Gidge Plect Nyaper Chaurice Since: 8.11.12 From: Selberdvoy Since last post: 1492 days Last activity: 1491 days
AIM: # 48 Posted on 9.11.12 0157.57 | Instant Rating: 3.04 The frivolity of the modern American voting ritual is ridiculous. I voted once, when I was first eligible to vote in the Bush/Kerry 2004 election. I voted for Kerry being 18 and still uninitiated into the world of lobbying, the finer points of capitalism, etc. I simply smirked (in my mind) when I stopped to get gas and saw that lady behind me with the "I Voted" sticker. It's almost like giving a child a smiley face sticker on his English report. Sad at worst. Catastrophically embarrassing at best.
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Toast Jr Boerewors Since: 30.1.03 From: Stafford Springs, CT Since last post: 15 days Last activity: 1 day # 49 Posted on 9.11.12 2001.26 | Instant Rating: 7.16 Scantron Originally posted by Gidge Plect Nyaper I simply smirked (in my mind) when I stopped to get gas and saw that lady behind me with the "I Voted" sticker. It's almost like giving a child a smiley face sticker on his English report. Sad at worst. Catastrophically embarrassing at best. Never diss the sticker, not even in jest
Mr. Boffo Scrapple Since: 24.3.02 From: Oshkosh, WI Since last post: 1230 days Last activity: 1191 days # 50 Posted on 10.11.12 0251.13 | Instant Rating: 8.21 I've never had "I Voted" stickers at my voting place. Makes me sad.
samoflange Lap cheong Since: 22.2.04 From: Cambridge, MA Since last post: 1150 days Last activity: 1143 days # 51 Posted on 25.6.13 1241.09 | Instant Rating: 6.32 We have a special senate election in MA today and my district is trying out the touchscreens. We had paper ballots in November. Pages: Prev 1 2 3
I think that any other year you COULD talk yourself out of it, but the first mother's day? It is not a hallmark moment. It's a day where you get all giddy with the wife about the fact that you have a kid now. OoOOOooOoooOoooOOooOOo..
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