Tuesday, October 1, 2013

September poll results

Here are the results of the September poll, which asked the question, "Would you go through the stones, if you could?"
  • 33.49% - Of course, if Jamie Fraser was waiting for me!
  • 21.94% - Maybe for a short visit, but not to live there permanently.
  • 10.74% - Yes! I'd love to see the 18th century.
  • 8.31% - Yes, but I'd have to bring some essential items with me.
  • 5.43% - No, I couldn't leave my family and friends here.
  • 5.43% - No. I like reading about it, but I have no desire to time-travel myself.
  • 3.35% - No, I wouldn't survive in an earlier time.
  • 2.89% - I'm not sure.
  • 1.73% - No, it took a lot of hard work to live in the 18th century.
  • 1.61% - No, I'd miss the conveniences of modern life too much.
  • 1.04% - No, it sounds too dangerous.
  • 0.92% - I don't believe time-travel is possible.
  • 3.12% - Other
Here are the responses for "Other":
  • I would love to experience another time period, but hate to leave my family.
  • yes, I've always wanted to time travel, I'd be good at it!
  • If I could take my husband with me
  • Only if I knew I could come back
  • I believe that I would. I love the history of that period.
  • Yes, if I had the option to return to the present day at any time.
  • Would love the adventure but must take my kids!
  • If I was a wee bit younger. I am now too old to be of much use.
  • All of the above!
  • When I was younger, Yes. Now, in my 50's with certain health issues, No.
  • As long as I could come back when I wanted.
  • My tattoos would cause me trouble I think lol
  • I'd love to as a "vacation" with my DH! I think he'd like it too!
  • I couldn't live in a time where women were possessions.
  • In a heart beat and never look back !
  • only by the same way Claire did..
  • yes if I could bring my kids with me
  • If I had a specific time and place and people I could accurately get to.
  • For sure, as long as, like Claire, I could return also.
  • Only if I was named Claire and a plucky doctor!
  • No, I couldn't leave my children even for Jamie Fraser!
  • health issues would prevent it but otherwise yes!
  • Not sure what the experience would be for an immigrant from the Carribean.
  • To the future maybe, but not the past.
  • Yes, but I'd rather go forward than backward!
  • Of course if I had Young Ian and Rollo waiting for me.
  • Can I include not surviving in earlier time to missing family and conveniences?
There were 866 votes in this poll. Thanks very much to everyone who participated!

Please take a moment to vote in the October poll, which is all about getting other people to read the books.

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