Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Poll results

Here are the results of the April poll.

What are you doing to pass the time while we wait for WRITTEN IN MY OWN HEART'S BLOOD?
  • 22.93% - Re-reading the series. (1)
  • 11.94% - Listening to the audiobooks. (2)
  • 9.06% - Reading books by other authors. (4)
  • 5.39% - Reading excerpts and #DailyLines. (3)
  • 2.89% - Following various OUTLANDER fan-sites, including Outlandish Observations. (5)
  • 2.12% - Pursuing other hobbies or interests not related to OUTLANDER. (10)
  • 1.93% - Trying to get other people to read the books. (8)
  • 1.54% - Learning more about the historical background of the books. (7)
  • 1.35% - Focusing on family, work, or other commitments. (9)
  • 0.77% - Hanging out on Diana's Facebook page or Compuserve. (6)
  • 35.26% - All of the above.
  • 4.82% - Other
I didn't vote in the poll myself, but I do most of those things on a daily basis, except for reading excerpts and #DailyLines.
    Here are the results for "Other". The numbers refer to the order in which the items appeared on the April poll (listed in parentheses above).
    • 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8 but when the book comes out... two days off for reading
    • Currently listening to all Joel Rosenberg's series ... Patiently waiting
    • Reading the Scottish Prisoner
    • Pacing the floor in anticipation
    • reading the LJ series!
    • need to exercise; husband says reading or waiting for books makes a big backside
    • almost all of the above
    • Waiting. And reading your Fun Facts. :)
    • #1, #2, #3, #5, #6
    • Reading Lord John series
    • All of the above and also keeping up with he news on the series
    • reading Lord John
    • a lot of things listed here... obviously, i am waiting VERRA PATIENTLY! lol
    • All the other except excerpts!
    • reading Into the Wilderness by Sara Donati. Ian, Jamie, & Claire are mentioned
    • occasionally checking tweets...BUT Roger better get back!
    • rereading the series (and Ld J.'s) - reading DLs - following various O.fan-sites
    • Most of the above!
    • Making plans to go to Fergus Festival
    • #'s 2, 3, 4, and 5
    • Audiobooks, Daily Lines, fansites OO!! research, and golf
    • I am doing 1,2,3,5,6,7,8, and 9. :) Not quite all of the above, but close!
    • All of the above except reading excerpts. ; )
    • Re-reading, listening, follow some fan pages on FB, suggesting the books to othe
    • All EXCEPT re-reading, as I'm listening to the audioboks for the 1st time
    There were 519 responses to this month's poll. Thanks very much to everyone who participated! Please take a moment to vote in the May poll, which is all about your favorite way(s) to read or listen to Diana Gabaldon's books. If you don't see the poll at the top right-hand side of this page, go here.

    1 comment:

    Anonymous said...

    Thanks Karen I love your weekly updates and your web site is brilliant Thankyou so much really can't wait until the next book is released dying to know what,s happened to Jem and Roger just love Diana's books.