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Have you dropped politics cold turkey?

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Have you dropped politics cold turkey ?
« on: March 01, 2021, 08:36:19 PM »
This is the first time Iíve come into this politics board since the election- to make this poll (you can probably guess how Iím voting )

Iíd like everyone to please explain why they have or have not dropped politics .

Iíve decided to not include grey answers like ďtoned it down a lot but still listen a littleĒ bc I want to get a good look at who really gave it up, and if you didnít, you didnít.

I voted yes.

The reason is bc for me politics is basically a spectator sport-and I donít like watching my team lose so I stopped. It may sound shallow but in truth Iím glad I donít follow bc my head isnít so busy anymore and get to pay more attention to life.
This doesnít mean Iím ignorant but a good majority of inter/national news has no effect on my following it.
There will be well meaning ddfers saying you canít put your head in the sand and itís ok to follow the news and I donít disagree, but I do hope this thread can encourage or challenge some ppl to slow down and maybe give it a try for a week to not read whatís going on. You have time to do other stuff itís great!

ETA: I just now realized if I create this thread in the politics board I will get a pretty skewed voting result lol!
Or maybe some here will get inspired and take my advice ☺️
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Re: Have you dropped politics cold turkey ?
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2021, 08:53:56 PM »
Please add poll option for ďI never startedĒ :)

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Re: Have you dropped politics cold turkey ?
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2021, 09:08:02 PM »
Please add poll option for ďI never startedĒ :)
nope sorry.
But good for you! :)
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Re: Have you dropped politics cold turkey ?
« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2021, 09:14:26 PM »
You may want to put this poll in a thread where it will get traffic from those who don't usually frequent the Politics board...
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Re: Have you dropped politics cold turkey ?
« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2021, 09:16:46 PM »
@justaregularguy Do you just vote along party line, which I assume is your team, no matter the candidate or his policies ?
« Last Edit: March 01, 2021, 09:24:03 PM by TimT »

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Re: Have you dropped politics cold turkey ?
« Reply #5 on: March 01, 2021, 09:18:17 PM »
Do you just vote along party line, which I assume is your team, no matter the candidate or his policies ?
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Re: Have you dropped politics cold turkey ?
« Reply #6 on: March 01, 2021, 09:19:07 PM »
Yes.
A few years ago and never looked back

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Re: Have you dropped politics cold turkey ?
« Reply #7 on: March 01, 2021, 10:45:02 PM »
@justaregularguy Do you just vote along party line, which I assume is your team, no matter the candidate or his policies ?
im a registered Democrat voted for trump and the dems that were good for my community.
You may want to put this poll in a thread where it will get traffic from those who don't usually frequent the Politics board...
ETA: I just now realized if I create this thread in the politics board I will get a pretty skewed voting result lol!
Or maybe some here will get inspired and take my advice ☺️
nothings impossible- the word itself says Im possible

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Re: Have you dropped politics cold turkey ?
« Reply #8 on: March 02, 2021, 01:03:24 PM »
wow gotta say pretty good poll turnout so far. tie game 👍😊

as i post this another no vote comes in  :-[
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Re: Have you dropped politics cold turkey ?
« Reply #9 on: March 02, 2021, 02:30:04 PM »
before i vote i have to see what my party's line is in relevant to this deep question