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Latest Poll: A survey found 43% of US forum users felt as strongly about their web forum as they did about their real-world friends


  • 9%
    I agree, I have made some good friends via this forum

  • 24%
    I can understand it happening, but it's not like that with me.

  • 14%
    I much prefer my real-world friends, but I have formed some virtual friendships here.

  • 49%
    The people in the survey sound rather sad, this is just a web forum.

  • 3%
    Life without my forum friends would seem empty.

  • This poll has been sponsored by FE

This poll is now closed

Previous Poll: I think online banking…

  • 57%
    is secure and convenient. I use it for all transactions

  • 18%
    is useful, but I like to have a more secure option available

  • 9%
    is good occasionally, but you can't beat the security of traditional methods

  • 13%
    is a mug's game. I never move my money online for security reasons

  • 3%
    is too confusing. Give me a chequebook any day

  • This poll has been sponsored by Matt

This poll is now closed

Previous Poll: My next gaming device will be…

  • 22%
    Sony’s PlayStation 3

  • 9%
    Microsoft’s Xbox 360

  • 11%
    Nintendo’s Wii

  • 20%
    A high-end desktop PC or laptop

  • 38%
    I am not interested in games

  • This poll has been sponsored by Matt Egan

This poll is now closed

Previous Poll: For my next office suite…

  • 11%
    …I plan to upgrade to MS Office 2007.

  • 20%
    …I'm going to use a free suite, such as OpenOffice.org.

  • 3%
    …I'll purchase a low-cost suite, such as Tesco's upcoming release.

  • 66%
    …I'm going to stay with what I have. It works and I see no reason to upgrade.

  • This poll has been sponsored by Matt Egan

This poll is now closed

Previous Poll: Regarding Wi-Fi...

  • 45%
    I've got a wireless network and it’s plenty fast enough for my needs

  • 14%
    I’m looking to upgrade to faster versions of Wi-Fi when they arrive

  • 10%
    I want to go wireless but it’s too tricky to set up

  • 8%
    I want to go wireless but I’m concerned about the security risks

  • 23%
    I’m not interested in Wi-Fi

  • This poll has been sponsored by Rosemary Haworth

This poll is now closed

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