Home > Commentary, Culture, Family > Who can resist "NEW"?

Who can resist "NEW"?


I always mock my wife for being unable to resist any product that has NEW on the package. Skittles has a NEW flavor? Let’s get it! NEW Basil Raisin Bran? Great! NEW Snickers with pebbles and rabbit pellets? Sold!
Well, it appears that I am not immune to this marketing technique either. For those of you who don’t have Blogger accounts/Blogs, its page layout feature gives you the opportunity to “add a page element.” Once selected, a pop-up page gives you a variety of “elements” which you can add to your blog. These vary from text to html code to link lists to advertising. Occasionally Blogger adds element types just to make things more interesting. It was with that in mind that checked in with the formatting feature today. Sure enough, there at the top of the options was:
New! Poll!
Add an opinion poll to your blog!
Ok, so I’m fully aware that I have few enough readers to just ask both of you what your opinions are on any given topic without adding an entirely new section to my blog page and yet…….
Please look to the right and notice (though I’m sure you already have) that I am also unable to resist the draw of those 3 magical letters! I succumbed to the NEWness of the poll so make it worth my while and let me know which of my handful of subjects you prefer. If you need to review (though I am nearly positive that you 2 have memorized every one of my 101 posts) or have trouble deciding, you can select a topic from the list below the poll and peruse past ruminations.
Advertisements
  1. Aaron
    October 19, 2007 at 11:38 am

    I enjoy every topic…it’s the only thing that gets me through that rough patch from 8:00 – 8:02 every morning at work! I’m JUST kidding with you – I do enjoy reading your blog very much. Can I vote for more then one? I’m gonna try.

  2. Aaron
    October 19, 2007 at 11:48 am

    Blast! It only let me vote for one. I put Ukraine, since that’s where you’re headed for a year!

  3. Matt
    October 19, 2007 at 11:52 am

    I seem to recall that I can set it to accept more than one answer per person. Should I change it?

  4. Aaron
    October 19, 2007 at 12:21 pm

    I think you should change it…you could then take the top 2-3 topics and blog about em.What I mean is, I enjoy reading posts about the Ukraine, sports, and family (for example). If I can only vote for one, say sports, then it might mis-communicate to you that I don’t want to read about the other two – which isn’t true.As long as no one abuses it and votes for an item 50 times, it should give you a better feel for what the public wants imo. 🙂

  5. Matt
    October 19, 2007 at 12:24 pm

    I just tried to change it for you but it’s set once a person has voted…sorry.

  6. Aaron
    October 19, 2007 at 12:27 pm

    I’ll just find a 3rd computer. Hehe. Thanks for checking.

  7. Matt
    October 19, 2007 at 1:35 pm

    These polls are only designed to run for a set period of time so the next one (if there is one) will be set up for multiple votes per person. Sort of like an election for the mayor of Chicago. Vote early, vote often.

  8. December 6, 2013 at 10:27 pm

    No piensan que es sinónimo de Down hinchado, de hecho, si se elige la chaqueta del estilo de la derecha, también puedes ganar estilo de la moda de invierno, estilo dulce, incluso en invierno también se puede usar con pantalones, suéter o algo, mezclar y coincidir con la forma de la victoria, no te preocupes por el frío.

  1. No trackbacks yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: