Philip Newton (pne) wrote,
Philip Newton

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Something you may have wondered

LJ trivia: why can you see poll results even if the poll is visible to "none"?

Answer: you can see the aggregate statistics (percentages and bar graphs), but you can't see individual data (i.e. who voted for what option). This is even documented in the FAQ, though I had to look a bit and found it mostly because I knew where it would have to be if it were there, not because it's particularly prominent.

This came up in the context of a support request I submitted a screened answer to.

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