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Latest Poll: Be honest now, your home computer is important to you, isn't it?


  • 60%
    Yes, so important that I wouldn't want to be without it now

  • 24%
    Yes, and it would be hard to manage without it, but I could

  • 11%
    Yes, but I would cope if I didn't have it – life would be fine

  • 1%
    Computers can be fun, but I'm not that fussed – I wouldn't miss mine

  • 4%
    I can take it or leave it – there's more to life than computing


This poll is now closed

Previous Poll: I've heard about the Carphone Warehouse free broadband offer

  • 3%
    And I'll be signing up

  • 4%
    And I think I might sign up soon

  • 2%
    And I've already signed up

  • 27%
    But I'm not signing up. I'll stay with my current broadband provider

  • 15%
    But I don't know enough about it to decide yet

  • 48%
    And I think there'll be a price war. I'm waiting to see what happens

  • This poll has been sponsored by Peter Thomas

This poll is now closed

Previous Poll: Skype

  • 18%
    Is great – I use it a lot

  • 11%
    Is overrated – I have an account, but I don't use it often

  • 13%
    Seems to be popular – I'm thinking of trying it

  • 21%
    Isn't something I would consider, I don't use the phone a lot

  • 9%
    Isn't something I would consider

  • 9%
    I've heard of it, but I'm not sure how it works

  • 5%
    Isn't the only fish in the sea – I use another VoIP service

  • 14%
    Skype – what's that?

  • This poll has been sponsored by Peter Thomas

This poll is now closed

Previous Poll: Online purchasing

  • 62%
    is as safe as can reasonably be expected. I do it often.

  • 4%
    is inherently unsafe – I wouldn't take the chance.

  • 22%
    is probably safe enough – I do it anyway.

  • 9%
    might be unsafe, but I still do it.

  • 3%
    is so convenient that I haven't given a thought to any risks.


This poll is now closed

Previous Poll: As far as eBay auctions are concerned

  • 31%
    I use them regularly, and have never had a problem.

  • 26%
    I use them regularly, and have had the odd minor problem.

  • 5%
    A bad experience has deterred me for ever.

  • 9%
    A bad experience made me cautious, but I still use them.

  • 30%
    I would never buy anything in this way.

  • This poll has been sponsored by FE

This poll is now closed

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