All the more reason to Vote Early!
(if not often :-)
storm, the postal voter
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
> 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
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