Wily as a coyote (fourcorners) wrote in thequestionclub,
Wily as a coyote
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Poll #856813 For $20,000, would you....

...delete your journal and MySpace, abandon every post you ever wrote, and never return to LJ and MySpace again?

Yes
136(58.9%)
No
95(41.1%)

...be willing to be locked in a room for one whole month, where you have no visitors, no access to computers or tvs or music, no distraction except the bible and an unabridged dictionary?

Yes
103(44.2%)
No
130(55.8%)

...play Russian chocolate roulette? There's a box of See's assorted chocolates, 40 pieces total. 39 are completely harmless. 1 piece is injected with quick-acting deadly poison, which will slay you in 1 minute. Do you take a chocolate?

Yes
40(17.2%)
No
192(82.8%)

...pose completely naked in a 3 page spread in a low-circulation skin mag? Just nudity, nothing more. The circulation is about 5,000 people total, and distributed to only 200 outlets, none of them in your state. Your name is withheld and you can wear a wig.

Yes
146(62.1%)
No
89(37.9%)

...kill someone on death row? Someone is seated in an electric chair. You do not know his name or his record. You're in the room alone with him, and he isn't gagged. There's a switch on the wall, which will send the killing volts through his body. He will plead, cry and attempt to coerce you to spare his life. Do you pull the switch for 20k?

Yes
53(22.8%)
No
179(77.2%)

...kidnap a pet? Your new neighbors have a 5-year old girl, who has a puppy. The two are inseparable, and she happily tells you stories the two of them go on. She's the cutest, happiest child you've ever seen. However, someone feels that her puppy is an ultra rare breed and wants you to kidnap it for 20k. It so happens the dog is let out to potty every morning at 8 and not monitored. Do you take the dog?

Yes
26(11.1%)
No
208(88.9%)

...elect Dick Cheney? In this scenario, he runs for pres in '08, and it just so happens that your state is the last one to turn in ballots, and you know for a fact that your voting place is the last one still open and you're the last one in line, and you're informed that it's dead even not only in the electorical colleges this far, but also in the state vote, and yours is the hinge vote. Literally, your ballot will decide who takes the Oval Office the next 4 years. However, in the line in front of you, a wealthy republican says he will pay you 20k to vote Cheney, ensuring the current administration stay in office til '12. Do you take the bribe?

Yes
48(20.9%)
No
182(79.1%)
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