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    The "Candidate Calculator"

    Those of you who were around for the 2004 race probably remember several websites that popped up with a list of questions designed to help you pick your candidate.

    You might also remember that some of them designed their questions with an extreme partisan slant which might have forced you into either an answer you didn't agree with entirely, or left it blank - if you were even allowed to do so.

    Well, here's the first site I've seen for the 2008 race, and thankfully, this one is more direct with the questions, with a yes/no/unsure answer, and an option to rank the importance of that issue to you.

    Because of the more direct questions, this website gets all the questions on one page, so it goes even faster..

    Check out the Candidate Calculator here.


    As for my results.......


    Ohio Representative Dennis Kucinich (D)
    92.31% match

    I can live with Dennis being wrong 7.69% of the time
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    What the?...

    I've never heard of my candidate. Who's Chris Crocker?

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    I got to say I've never heard of John Cox either.
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    Mine is California Representative, Duncan Hunter at 75.41%, followed by former Arkansas Governor, Mike Huckabee (71.57), Colorado Representative Tom Tancredo (70.59), and Former Tennessee Senator, Fred Thompson (66.67).
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    Bumping this back up to get more of a reading of where y'all are at, politically.
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    Ironically enough, mine came up Mitt Romney!

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    My calculator is coming up with zeros.

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    "Diamond-Joe" Quimby...WTF?

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    Bring it on former Tennessee senator Thompson

    Very surprising that the bottom of the barrel (as they put it) for me is Edwards/Clinton. Yeah, real surprised there. I am however surprised with Obama being at least 25 percent higher than those two.
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    Quote Originally Posted by seenbad View Post
    Bring it on former Tennessee senator Thompson

    Very surprising that the bottom of the barrel (as they put it) for me is Edwards/Clinton. Yeah, real surprised there. I am however surprised with Obama being at least 25 percent higher than those two.
    Dude, you're scaring the Hell out of me!

    After I got my real results, I went back again, and gave the wrong answer to every question. That gave me a 100% match with Fred Thompson.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FORD View Post
    Dude, you're scaring the Hell out of me!

    After I got my real results, I went back again, and gave the wrong answer to every question. That gave me a 100% match with Fred Thompson.
    Not wrong, just guess you guys are bi-polar opposites!

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    Mine is Romney? Interesting.

    Fred Thompson second, maybe.

    They've got John Edwards last on my list, which is completely accurate.

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    Honestly, there were a few issues asked that I know absolutely nothing about, and answered accordingly. The fact that the thing still gave me advice bothers me.

    I wonder how my ignorance is scored in this? What..."tie goes to the runner"? Pardon my cynicism. I have not trusted these devices ever since I tried that "Which Simpson Character Are You?" thing and got the weird, stuttering professor guy in response.

    Oh, and elections that hinge upon the "Florida vote" may also weigh in upon my skepticism, as well.
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    I ended up Tommy Tompson from Wissconsin.

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    Quote Originally Posted by billy007 View Post
    Not wrong, just guess you guys are bi-polar opposites!
    You don't really think so..
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