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    Re: Linguistic survey on ubuntuforums.org

    Hi everybody,

    just a quick update on everything ;)

    I handed in the thesis on Monday - thanks again to everybody who participated and/or commented - that was amazing!! Normally it takes 4-6...
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    1. Are you male or female?

    male

    2. Approx. how many hours do you spend on the computer per day?

    6

    3. On a scale from 1-10, with 1 being the worst and 10 being the best, how well do you...
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    Just updated the final stats: http://blog.openinformation.org/attitude-static/attitude-static.html

    And they are impressive: 333 participants completed the survey, and the response rate was 76%! I...
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    I just closed the survey - many many thanks to all participants!!

    I'll update the stats soon, as well as the results of the book raffle. And of course the results, when I have them ;)

    Thanks...
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    Great, thanks!



    Do you have a link, by any chance? Would be an interesting read.



    Thanks :)
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    Wow - last night the number of participants who completed the survey really broke the 300 barrier! This community is amazing :)

    The stats:...
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    bapoumba already explained how the threads were chosen (thanks!), and I'm actually quite happy that I had to redesign my proposal. I believe that the great majority of interactions, in which we'd...
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    LOL - never thought that one could put that much "America" in 5 minutes.



    Nope, still tied up in my basement ;)
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    Great, thanks!
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    Right, this is all missing in an Internet forum, where all we have is text. Ok, there are emoticons, but still ;)
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    Thanks for the feedback! And yes, the category labels are not ideal - but the best I could come up with without having to write a long introduction.

    "Very polite" is not meant to be negative -...
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    Yes, for me that is also the most interesting phenomena: a speaker has a certain intention/attitude that he tries to communicate, using language. He can do it as carefully as he might, the success...
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    Hehe, well, they managed to strike some sweet deals back then - there are still parts of the public administration around, the former state-owned companies DP-DHL (Deutsche Post and DHL) and Deutsche...
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    So, after some days with the flu I'm finally getting back on track.

    First of all, the obligatory update of the demographic stats:...
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    Thanks :)



    Thanks for the explanation, I did not know that. I took the language list from a python module that seemed fairly comprehensive to me - but I already added Malayalam to the list, as...
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    Oh, I see - now fixed. Thanks for reporting!



    Yep, that is exactly what happened ;)
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    Another quick stats update: http://blog.openinformation.org/attitude-static/attitude-static.html

    With 294 participants, the 300 goal is getting close. And with 224 participants who completed the...
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    I thought about it, and if this was a PhD thesis, I probably would. But for my M.A. thesis I should be fine this way.

    Also I want to stay responsive on the threads I openend - this would be very...
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    Yes, on ubuntuusers.de. There are actually 2 big german forums (and a smaller one, I think), but this is the one I've been active on since 2005.

    It is interesting, though of course not unexpected,...
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    Just a very quick update, as always here: http://blog.openinformation.org/attitude-static/attitude-static.html

    Right now there have been 275 particpants, with 214 of them completing the survey. It...
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    Thanks! Really hope that I manage to compile meaningful results - but the responses so far have been great, so chances are quite good :)
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    If someone convincingly asks for this, I'd actually do so - no need to limit people's identities in my own survey ;)


    Thanks!
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    Thanks for the feedback, I included Malayalam in the survey! Great to see how many different languages there are spoken in the community :)
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    Thanks! Just watch this thread ;)
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    That is unfortunate, sorry! What is your mother tongue?

    I took an already existing list from a python module, which looked fairly complete to me. But I think I can add your mother tongue to this...
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