Weekly Poll Results - Gas prices, will they affect your Memorial Holiday this ye

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Gas prices, will they affect your Memorial Holiday this year ?

Nope, we're going where we always go . 43% (28)

Are you kidding ? I haven't left the house since President's Day ! 33.8% (22)

Looks like this year we'll be going to the neighborhood Mcdonald's playland 12.3% (8)

Hybrid baby, we're going everywhere ! 10.7% (7)

Total: 65
Start: 05-24-2008 07:26
Last: 05-30-2008 20:42


 #1 - Posted by: bbejones (Member) on 05-24-2008 at 07:50
"Memorial Holiday"?

 #2 - Posted by: PATTON_IRL (Member) on 05-24-2008 at 08:15
This seems to only be directed towards American players as I have no idea what you are talking about, lol.

 #3 - It's not about grillin and boating - Posted by: Xenophon38 (Member) on 05-24-2008 at 08:20
Most Americans know little about the history and significance of Memorial day anymore. With over 4,000 dead in Iraq and Afghanistan I hope it has more meaning now. To most it's just another Labor Day, which originally a holiday only for federal workers, but now everyone here gets it off. The first Memorial Day was enacted by General John A. Logan to honor Civil War dead in a small cemetery in Carbondale, Illinois. Didn't know this? Don't feel bad most of the residents of Carbondale have no clue either, and no special ceremony is held there. As for gas, too high. don't buy. I only drive a couple days out of the week for work. Other than that I ride a mountain bike and get pushed off the road by motorists.

 #4 - Posted by: PKM (Staff) on 05-24-2008 at 08:20
indeed it is , it's a holiday to honor US men and women who have died serving their country in the armed forces . http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memorial_Day not meaning to exclude other nationalities in this poll but it is (at least it used to be) a pretty important day for us . sadly now it's pretty much viewed as little more than a three day weekend . for the men and women who died serving, i thank you .

 #5 - Posted by: fanobliv (Member) on 05-25-2008 at 06:48
What is Memorial Holiday ?

 #6 - Posted by: fanobliv (Member) on 05-25-2008 at 07:00
aah sorry ! didnt saw those comments ! Now i know what it is :P

 #7 - Posted by: bbejones (Member) on 05-25-2008 at 09:07
There are a lot of polls and similar stuff that are now just targeting the US... a game i downloaded for Wii - i stopped playing because it started to ignore everywhere BUT US... now mohfiles... maybe next will be elections... (Aaah!!!!! - how would you feel if another country was voting for your prime minister/president?)

 #8 - Posted by: PKM (Staff) on 05-25-2008 at 12:47
bbejones . you're complaing because a poll happens to be about a holiday in america . a holiday for that matter, about fallen soldiers . this is a poll , not an election . if you don't feel like the subject/criteria of this or any poll does not fit you...simply don't vote . for that matter, the poll isn't even really about memorial day; it's really about the high price of gas and traveling .

 #9 - ! - Posted by: falcon93 (Staff) on 05-25-2008 at 13:42
bbe! you make a very good point! *yes im alive* Tell us when the elections are happening in your countries! I will make a poll for each how about that? I think its fair!

 #10 - Posted by: cRiSsI (Staff) on 05-25-2008 at 16:31
who's falcon again? :D

 #11 - Posted by: PKM (Staff) on 05-26-2008 at 06:37
crissi since you're new, i'll explain who the falcon93 is . he's this ancient entity we pull out once in a great while . but only once in a great while as his powers diminish the more you call on him .

 #12 - Posted by: cRiSsI (Staff) on 05-26-2008 at 18:15
Oh yea.. that guy. Thanks for the reminder PKM. :p

 #13 - Posted by: PKM (Staff) on 05-26-2008 at 18:53
lol no problem .

 #14 - Please do not advertise for other sites or forums here. - Posted by: Angrybob (Member) on 05-26-2008 at 20:27
[PKM-MedalofHonor Staff] [b]Please do not advertise for other sites or forums here.[/b]

 #15 - Posted by: Angrybob (Member) on 05-27-2008 at 14:24
Sorry -Angrybob

 #16 - Posted by: PKM (Staff) on 05-27-2008 at 15:19
no apologies needed, just don't post drunk .

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