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July 14th, 2009
Tue, Jul. 14th, 2009 08:45 am

Completion of this Customer Service Feedback (Flipwhack Metaloop) Poll should take less than five minutes. In accordance with government man-hour waste reduction guidelines, if you can suggest ways in which this poll could be shortened or simplified, please post them line by line to Twitter.



Poll #1429518 Click Opera Customer Service Feedback (Flipwhack Metaloop) Poll

How satisfied are you with Click Opera? (1=dissatisfied, 5=satisfied)

Mean: 3.98 Median: 4 Std. Dev 0.85
1
3(1.6%)
2
5(2.6%)
3
37(19.6%)
4
92(48.7%)
5
52(27.5%)

In the time you've been reading it, has Click Opera got...

Better
37(19.4%)
Worse
21(11.0%)
Stayed about the same
133(69.6%)

How often do you read Click Opera?

Daily
72(37.3%)
Every couple of days
69(35.8%)
About twice a week
36(18.7%)
Less often
16(8.3%)

How long have you been reading?

Less than a year
38(19.7%)
A couple of years
101(52.3%)
Five years
54(28.0%)

Where are you physically based?

US
98(51.6%)
UK
30(15.8%)
Continental Europe
26(13.7%)
Asia, but not Japan
1(0.5%)
Japan
3(1.6%)
Other
32(16.8%)

Do you think Click Opera covers a broad enough range of topics?

Yes
86(44.8%)
No
6(3.1%)
Broad isn't really the point, is it?
100(52.1%)

Do you find entries about art and design...

Interesting
167(88.4%)
Boring
22(11.6%)

What do you feel about hostile, rude or challenging comments by Anons?

They annoy or dismay me -- anonymous posting should be disabled
13(7.0%)
They add to the debate; it's good to be challenged!
56(30.1%)
I shrug them off, and think Momus should too
76(40.9%)
Momus writes those comments himself half the time
41(22.0%)

Is Click Opera narrated too much from Momus' own personal perspective?

Yes, there are too many personal anecdotes, it comes off as self-serving
16(8.4%)
No, a personal perspective makes a topic more interesting
174(91.6%)

Tone...

The tone on Click Opera is too malicious, vicious and back-biting
9(4.8%)
The tone on Click Opera is too blandly benign and tolerant
17(9.0%)
The tone on Click Opera is fairly well struck
163(86.2%)

Is there too much promotion on Click Opera of Momus-related products, events and activities?

Yes, it's just one endless PR drive
31(16.5%)
No, I read Click Opera partly know what Momus is up to
157(83.5%)

Japanese topics on Click Opera are...

A reason I read
133(72.7%)
A turn-off
50(27.3%)

Sexy Japanese girls on Click Opera. Are there...

Too many
85(47.0%)
Too few
96(53.0%)

Overall, I find Click Opera's politics

To the left of mine
43(23.0%)
To the right of mine
27(14.4%)
About the same as mine
117(62.6%)

...

Through Click Opera I often learn about new and interesting things
181(96.3%)
I almost never learn anything new and interesting through Click Opera
7(3.7%)

If I found Click Opera annoying I would

Stop reading
167(89.3%)
Keep reading, but start making hostile and bitter comments
20(10.7%)

That satirical feed on Twitter...

I believe Momus writes Twit Opera
51(31.7%)
I believe someone else writes Twit Opera
110(68.3%)

Is Click Opera...

Tediously hip
61(34.1%)
Incredibly dated
13(7.3%)
Poised right on the cutting edge of the contemporary
53(29.6%)
So retro it's hip again
52(29.1%)

Click Opera should feature...

...more images of Momus wearing ridiculous outfits
126(68.1%)
...fewer images of Momus wearing ridiculous outfits
59(31.9%)

Should Click Opera slim down to a Twitter feed?

Yes, 1000-odd words a day is just too much for my available time and attention span
7(3.7%)
Come on, why shoe-horn an elephant into a thimble?
184(96.3%)

If I heard that Click Opera were to cease forever on the stroke of midnight, December 31st, 2009, I would be like...

"NOOOOOOOOOOO!"
100(53.2%)
"All things must pass, friend."
88(46.8%)

I sometimes worry that Momus spends too much time and energy on Click Opera when he could be...

Making new records instead
27(16.1%)
Placing this kind of writing with magazines and blogs that pay him
23(13.7%)
Writing follow-ups to The Book of Jokes and The Book of Scotlands
6(3.6%)
Working out in his personal gym, improving his muscle tone
15(8.9%)
Converting to Catholicism
11(6.5%)
Working for a charitable organisation in the Sudan
15(8.9%)

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