I've noticed on this board that when you're looking at a thread with a poll, you can see the current responses before you vote, while with lots of other forum software out there (e.g. IPB), the responses are hidden until either you vote, or you click a "show results" button.
Personally I like the second behavior better. When I was recently voting in one of HotBlonde's female attractiveness polls, I was surprised at the current set of results and I think it influenced me to vote differently. I think not knowing what the current results are would result in more "fair and accurate" polls, as it would avoid "herd mentality" and whatever the opposite of that is (the desire to be independent and not follow the crowd, which I know is true of me).
I know JB rolls his own software for this site, so this is my feature request - it shouldn't be too hard to add*. You could even make it an option for the person creating the poll.
One slight detail is that some of the other poll software I have seen doesn't allow you to vote if you clicked the "see results" button without voting. I'm not sure if I like that option, so I guess it's up for debate or up for JB and the Wiz to decide if they accept this feature request.
*Personally I do kind of hate it when people say "that shouldn't be too hard to add!" since I work in software and have done my share of web development. It's hilarious when non-technical people say stuff like this for a project that would take a 4 person team 6 months to add and then think a one-line-of-code change is a big deal. But in this case I feel I am justified as even though I haven't seen JB's code, given my knowledge of web development I'm fairly certain this would be a slight tweak depending on if you wanted to make it optional or not.
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