Federal election - getting the numbers

To: "L&L Knight" <>, "Peter Shute" <>
Subject: Federal election - getting the numbers
From: "storm" <>
Date: Sat, 24 Nov 2007 14:39:26 +1100
All the more reason to Vote Early!

(if not often :-)

storm, the postal voter

-----Original Message-----
 Behalf Of L&L Knight
Sent: Saturday, 24 November 2007 2:39 PM
To: Peter Shute
Subject: Federal election - getting the numbers

OK, walking from the boundary of the property to the polling booth.
You realise there is also a bias against people who vote at
mid-afternoon, when bird numbers are lower and the queues are shorter.

On Saturday, November 24, 2007, at 01:12  PM, Peter Shute wrote:

> Nope, you have to be in the queue. That's the beauty of this
> self-handicapping event. Places with more birds tend to have shorter
> queues, and people who think getting up early will get them more birds
> will have less time to see them.
> If we bend the rules we'll have people parking further away just to
> get more birds. Or, even worse, *walking* from home (probably Green
> voters).
> Next time I'll try to find a school that has windows in its gym.
> I just wish I'd thought of this before I was actually in the queue.
> Peter Shute
> --------------------------
> Sent using BlackBerry

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>

The University of NSW School of Computer and Engineering takes no responsibility for the contents of this archive. It is purely a compilation of material sent by many people to the birding-aus mailing list. It has not been checked for accuracy nor its content verified in any way. If you wish to get material removed from the archive or have other queries about the archive e-mail Andrew Taylor at this address: andrewt@cse.unsw.EDU.AU