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Got this Google opinion survey question this morning asking if my trust in vaccination has changed ... no option to indicate my trust hasn't changed.

 
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I like the surveys that ask questions like "do you limit your children's screen time".  My kids are in their 40s, so that would be a no.  Or I can say I have no kids.  Either way they're getting a nonsense answer.

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There is an option to say your trust hasn't changed, the bottom one. It somehow presupposes what your level of trust was before . . .
 
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That is a very good example of how not to write a survey.
 
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Morpheus wrote:That sounds exactly like the thinking of a machine to me.

 
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Jim Venolia wrote:I like the surveys that ask questions like "do you limit your children's screen time"...



I frequently get questions like "How likely are you to recommend (service or product X) to your friends or family?" In the case when I never discuss service or product X with my friends and family, which is almost always, I answer "Extremely unlikely". Hopefully they have the wits to realize that this isn't a condemnation of service or product X.
 
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Paul Clapham wrote:. . . . Hopefully they have the wits to realize that this isn't a condemnation of service or product X.

Hahahahahahaha!
 
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Just filled out a local government questionnaire, when it seemed they were trying to use emotive language and specific questions to get the result they required!
The political satire Leading Questions - Yes Prime Minister seems to sum up this perfectly!
 
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Are you telling me that “Yes, Minister” was fictional?
 
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Are you telling me that “Yes, Minister” was fictional?



Sadly it seems to be the way in which Government operates;
"Humphrey is a master of obfuscation and manipulation, baffling his opponents with long-winded technical jargon and circumlocutions, strategically appointing allies to supposedly impartial boards, and setting up interdepartmental committees to smother his minister's proposals in red tape."  [Wiki].
 
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