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#1 BadCat

Posted 17 December 2012 - 06:23 AM

Fellow atheists!  It's time to stand up and be counted.  Check out the census.

#2 Lucrezia Borgia

Posted 17 December 2012 - 06:38 AM

Done! Although given the time of year I feel any participation in a census should be done whilst heavily pregnant, riding a donkey, looking for room at the inn.....

#3 Sassy Dingo

Posted 17 December 2012 - 06:56 AM

Done

#4 Space is Big

Posted 17 December 2012 - 06:58 AM

In the time between doing the survey and validating my data the number grew by 93 people!

#5 NotBitzerMaloney

Posted 17 December 2012 - 06:59 AM

QUOTE (Lucretia Borgia @ 17/12/2012, 07:38 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Done! Although given the time of year I feel any participation in a census should be done whilst heavily pregnant, riding a donkey, looking for room at the inn.....


Ha ha ha

#6 fancie

Posted 17 December 2012 - 07:03 AM



done


#7 danielle1985

Posted 17 December 2012 - 07:04 AM

Done biggrin.gif

#8 B.feral3

Posted 17 December 2012 - 07:04 AM

Done

#9 AggyW72

Posted 17 December 2012 - 07:10 AM

Done for me and DH thanks!

#10 MotherClucker

Posted 17 December 2012 - 07:10 AM

ph34r.gif What if it is really run by one of the groups that goes knocking door to door and is the opposite of the do not knock register?

Ah bugger it. I clicked anyway Tounge1.gif

#11 ~spirited~

Posted 17 December 2012 - 07:17 AM

Done

#12 HRH Countrymel

Posted 17 December 2012 - 07:20 AM

I'm not signing - it's nearly little baby Jesus' birthday..

I like a bit of baby Jesus at this time of year.




*and motherclucker has scared me!

#13 BadCat

Posted 17 December 2012 - 07:20 AM

QUOTE (MotherClucker @ 17/12/2012, 08:10 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
ph34r.gif What if it is really run by one of the groups that goes knocking door to door and is the opposite of the do not knock register?

Ah bugger it. I clicked anyway Tounge1.gif


Funny you should say that.  I had a fleeting thought that it could be a front for the JWs so they'd know who to target on their doorknocking expeditions.  laughing2.gif

#14 HeroOfCanton

Posted 17 December 2012 - 07:27 AM

QUOTE (countrymel @ 17/12/2012, 08:20 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm not signing - it's nearly little baby Jesus' birthday..

I like a bit of baby Jesus at this time of year.

Not really, chances are baby jesus was born sometime in April or July. Depending on who you ask  wink.gif

Going to complete the census now original.gif

#15 Angelina Ballerina

Posted 17 December 2012 - 07:35 AM

I'm an atheist and i think this is dumb.



#16 Clever Clogs

Posted 17 December 2012 - 07:38 AM

Well, we are a well educated bunch!

#17 HeroOfCanton

Posted 17 December 2012 - 07:46 AM

QUOTE (Angelina Ballerina @ 17/12/2012, 08:35 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm an atheist and i think this is dumb.

Why?
Someone is wanting to take note of how many people in the world identify as athiest, and how they define themselves, I don't see it as any different to filling out a form saying you're a dog lover vs cat lover or prefer Dr. Who to Star Trek.

No one's making you fill it out!

#18 Phasmatis angelam

Posted 17 December 2012 - 07:59 AM

Irony.  I wanted to have a look at it, but the page won't load for me!

#19 JJ

Posted 17 December 2012 - 08:11 AM

Don't forget to click on the link in the validation email everyone. Mine ended up in the spam folder.

#20 Angelina Ballerina

Posted 17 December 2012 - 08:17 AM

QUOTE (*Browncoat* @ 17/12/2012, 07:46 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Why?
Someone is wanting to take note of how many people in the world identify as athiest, and how they define themselves, I don't see it as any different to filling out a form saying you're a dog lover vs cat lover or prefer Dr. Who to Star Trek.

No one's making you fill it out!


Only specific types if people/atheists will seek out this survey or fill it in which will yield skewed data.
A whole bunch of people, will think this is a fairly w**ky exercise or for other reasons will not provide their data. So you are only going to get a subset of information that is not representative.

#21 BadCat

Posted 17 December 2012 - 08:18 AM

QUOTE (Ange Vert @ 17/12/2012, 08:59 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Irony.  I wanted to have a look at it, but the page won't load for me!


Atheism works in mysterious ways Ange.  tongue.gif

#22 BadCat

Posted 17 December 2012 - 08:20 AM

QUOTE (Angelina Ballerina @ 17/12/2012, 09:17 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Only specific types if people/atheists will seek out this survey or fill it in which will yield skewed data.
A whole bunch of people, will think this is a fairly w**ky exercise or for other reasons will not provide their data. So you are only going to get a subset of information that is not representative.


You know, it's not that big a deal.  I don't think anyone really thinks it's going to be an accurate census of all the atheists in the world.

#23 Lucrezia Borgia

Posted 17 December 2012 - 08:35 AM

QUOTE (Ange Vert @ 17/12/2012, 08:59 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Irony.  I wanted to have a look at it, but the page won't load for me!

Thats funny! Now if I were a spiritual person (which I'm not, clearly) I would say that's a sign......

#24 Beanbag Warrior

Posted 17 December 2012 - 08:43 AM

Done original.gif

#25 Feraldasherie

Posted 17 December 2012 - 08:50 AM



Done




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