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ElvisNews Poll - Updated

January 28, 2008 | Other

Normally we run polls for a longer time, but the remixed re-issue of "That's All Right, Mama"  made us to start a new poll. Our previous question was a bit too leading according to several reactions, so we changed the question to a more general question: "A classic like "That's All Right" should not be remixed".

For the record, 64 percent of the voters in our previous poll is not glad with the announced re-release of the 'The Way It Was' as a CD without the book.

Robban wrote on January 27, 2008
Here we go again.... When polls are made they shouldn´t be asked with leading questions, if you really want peoples true opinons, but if you only want people to vote in your own direction this is a good way to win every poll. I will automaticly vote against every poll whatever the question is, when you´re trying to get people to vote in your own direction, this isn´t true democracy in my opinion, more like dictatorship.
Jerome wrote on January 27, 2008
Why don't they do a remix of Old Shep?..
Viva wrote on January 27, 2008
Seems like a straight forward question to me, what's the problem? An opinion is asked for, it's easy: yes or no. That IS democracy, a dictatorship is when you don't allow questions like the one above so by your own argument you are in fact a dictator, congratulations. I wouldn't take the question that seriously in any case. I don't think they should be prosecuted. They should be nailed to a tree.
Robban wrote on January 28, 2008
Viva you have got to be kidding me, don´t you really think this question is leading? I think it would be better if the question was "Do you like the new mix of That´s Alright vote Yes or No". If you like the remix you can also make a pollquestion like this "Isn´t this a great remix vote Yes or No" I´m certain that if you would ask a question in three different ways you would get three different answers. I just don´t like the method some of the poll questions are asked, they don´t display the truth only what the author want´s people to vote for. I haven´t heard this remix for more than 30 sec so I haven´t made up my mind about it yet, but i don´t like brainwashing questions either.
Kenneth wrote on January 28, 2008
at least you people get the chance to vote, i don't and i don't know why.
Robban wrote on January 28, 2008
I´m sorry to say this, but once again the new question is way to leading in my eyes. The question should be neutral and not give away the authors own point of view. The new question is negative to the new remix and still not neutral. This way the polls result isn´t scientificly interesting, you win by cheating does it fell good? Ask what people like the new remix and then give your own opinion here so we can discuss it here like adults without cheating.
Elvisnites wrote on January 28, 2008
Robban, the way it was worded the first time was fine with me. I also resent being considered a mindless drone that a question has to be asked a certain way or I'll be forced to follow the pack. I am an individual and I already had my opinion before the question was asked. Thanks for the insult.
circleG wrote on January 28, 2008
Shouldn't we be more concerned about the 50 million fans that didn't vote ?
Viva wrote on January 29, 2008
Well, just for the record, the new question just doesn't reflect the nature of the current debate. The original question should have been left alone, or if it had to be changed a minor alteration would suffice. I don't have any immediate objection to TAM being re-mixed, but that insult of a release from MRS is a completely different ball game.
Viva wrote on January 29, 2008
Oh, and another thing: I've just realised that I voted "yes" to the first question, but my answer would be "No" to this new one. I think, you see this new question can be interpreted two ways. Are we saying "yes, I agree that a classic like "That's All Right" should not be remixed" or are we saying "A classic like "That's All Right" should not be remixed, Yes it should"? Should've left it alone fellas. Can't we just prosecute them anyway?
Poffe wrote on January 29, 2008
I don't mind whatever song they want to remix - but they could have done it better than with "Thats All Right".
Robban wrote on January 29, 2008
I would like to ad one more thing when polls are made, the result of the poll should´nt be displayed before you vote, because most insecure voters tend to vote for the leading side. And keep the votingquestion easy with no clues about your own opinion mixed in it, for best result in the future.
EspenK wrote on January 30, 2008
"A classic like "That's All Right" should not be remixed" - what does YES/NO mean? Is it "YES it should" / "NO it shouldnt" be remixed? Or "YES I agree, it shouldnt be remixed" / "NO I do not agree, let them remix"?
Lex wrote on January 30, 2008
EspenK, that is an open door, but I agree... the original was much clearer and better.
FJE wrote on January 30, 2008
I tend to agree that the question is somewhat confusing and biased. The proper question should have read: "Should a classic like 'That's All Right' be remixed?"