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Old 11-24-20, 11:24 AM
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PA has certified the election results. Take that, Rudy!
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Recent polling data may explain the 2020 election results ... and reality TV played a bigger role than we thought. A recent poll conducted by the Citizen’s Direction Foundation and the University of Illinois State surveyed 1,508 Americans by phone. The survey was targeted at voters who stated they voted for Donald Trump. The poll data found that 73% of people who stated they voted for Donald Trump had a profound misunderstanding of the voting system: they thought they were voting him off. Questions asked during the survey lead to the conclusion that voters have become severely confused by decades of “reality“ tv entertainment and do not understand how the American election process works.
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Old 11-24-20, 11:45 AM
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Abob, you aren't quoting the source so please tell me that's from the Onion. Confused about what a vote for someone means? My gosh.

Also, i thought the vast majority of reality tv worked like the election and your vote is for someone to stay? What shows are they watching?
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what the actual fuck???? Please tell me that is from a satire site...
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Dumbass has RT'd the even bigger dumbass Randy Quaid like 4 times today already. He's going deep down the rabbit hole.
See! This is what I was talking about in the Fox News thread. This IS normal and mainstream for Trump, the GOP, and their constituents.

We (the people on this board) understand that Randy Quaid is in an unfortunate mental state. But what does this do to people who don't have that kind of literacy?
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University of Illinois State isn't a real school, so I'm assuming it's made up.
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Also, i thought the vast majority of reality tv worked like the election and your vote is for someone to stay? What shows are they watching?
Itís been years since Iíve watched it but Survivor, the granddaddy of them all, was designed specifically to vote someone off the island.

On a lesser scale, Iíve only channel surfed by the new version but I think The Weakest Link also votes a contestant off - the ďweakest linkĒ.

Iím sure there are others but I havenít watched reality tv in a long time so I donít know.
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Itís been years since Iíve watched it but Survivor, the granddaddy of them all, was designed specifically to vote someone off the island.

On a lesser scale, Iíve only channel surfed by the new version but I think The Weakest Link also votes a contestant off - the ďweakest linkĒ.

Iím sure there are others but I havenít watched reality tv in a long time so I donít know.
Kinda makes sense, people who watch a lot of reality TV have never struck me as being the sharpest tools in the shed.
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Kinda makes sense, people who watch a lot of reality TV have never struck me as being the sharpest tools in the shed.
Always thought there was a huge overlap of reality TV viewers and Trumpers.
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It’s been years since I’ve watched it but Survivor, the granddaddy of them all, was designed specifically to vote someone off the island.

On a lesser scale, I’ve only channel surfed by the new version but I think The Weakest Link also votes a contestant off - the “weakest link”.

I’m sure there are others but I haven’t watched reality tv in a long time so I don’t know.
Hmm... true. I was mainly thinking of things where the audience actually votes, like American Idol or Dancing with the Stars or whatever.

Also, wouldn't these idiots mark more than one person and invalidate their own ballots if they were voting for who they didn't want in office? Or do they think an election is a multi round thing where every week another candidate gets voted off? I can't even imagine. Just tell me it's a parody.
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Just tell me it's a parody.
It's a parody. "Citizen's Direction Foundation" doesn't exist.
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"Citizen's Direction Foundation" sounds like a Monty Python skit.
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Originally Posted by eXcentris View Post
"Citizen's Direction Foundation" sounds like a Monty Python skit.
No, you mean the Foundation for Direction of Citizens.
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https://www.cnbc.com/amp/2020/11/23/2020-election-results-almost-no-trump-voters-consider-biden-the-winner.html

Loyalty to Trump runs deep among the respondents. Asked with whom they would identify if the president left the GOP, 72% responded Trump's party, while 28% answered the Republican Party.


Yeah, it’s a full blown cult.

That’s really astounding. Nearly three out of every four trump voters — presumably, most identify as republicans — would ditch the GOP to follow him.
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All the GOP really wants to do is obstruct and have a government that does damn near nothing.
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All the GOP really wants to do is obstruct and have a government that does damn near nothing.
Yes. There's a difference between limited government and completely broken government and based on what I've seen over the past decade, they want the latter.
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Originally Posted by cungar View Post
Always thought there was a huge overlap of reality TV viewers and Trumpers.
Don't lump fans of Survivor and The Amazing Race with Kardashian addicts or Housewives fans. I'd say the best Survivor seasons are some of the most interesting content on TV.
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"Citizen's Direction Foundation" sounds like a Monty Python skit.
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No, you mean the Foundation for Direction of Citizens.
Splitters!
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Old 11-25-20, 10:34 AM
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Don't lump fans of Survivor and The Amazing Race with Kardashian addicts or Housewives fans. I'd say the best Survivor seasons are some of the most interesting content on TV.
If there were a Venn Diagram of The Amazing Race, Survivor, Apprentice, Kardashians and Housewives viewers, I suspect The Apprentice watchers would overlap more with The Amazing Race and Survivor than the other shows.
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Yeah, itís a full blown cult.

Thatís really astounding. Nearly three out of every four trump voters ó presumably, most identify as republicans ó would ditch the GOP to follow him.
Good. Let Trump destroy the GOP from the inside. Then the likes of Turtle will either have to bow down to their new lord and savior or be part of a vast minority 3rd party. What a shame that would be if GOP votes were to be split between Trump's GOP and the rest.
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No, you mean the Foundation for Direction of Citizens.
Under the authority of The Ministry of Silly Walks.
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If there were a Venn Diagram of The Amazing Race, Survivor, Apprentice, Kardashians and Housewives viewers, I suspect The Apprentice watchers would overlap more with The Amazing Race and Survivor than the other shows.
I'm sure there is plenty of overlap with all of those shows. (full disclosure: I've never watched any of them)
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Don't lump fans of Survivor and The Amazing Race with Kardashian addicts or Housewives fans. I'd say the best Survivor seasons are some of the most interesting content on TV.
Yeah I know there are degrees of smarminess. I'm referring to the willingness of some people to believe everything they see on TV because it's on TV.
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Good. Let Trump destroy the GOP from the inside. Then the likes of Turtle will either have to bow down to their new lord and savior or be part of a vast minority 3rd party. What a shame that would be if GOP votes were to be split between Trump's GOP and the rest.
That's saying that, if Trump ran as an Independent in 2024, it would pretty-much end the GOP. I wonder the implications downballot for the Trump loyalists in the House and Senate.
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That's saying that, if Trump ran as an Independent in 2024, it would pretty-much end the GOP. I wonder the implications downballot for the Trump loyalists in the House and Senate.
IF he were to do that and split the Republican vote giving the Dems another 4 years it might redeem him slightly. Slightly....
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