Polls how accurate are they ?

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mrix2000
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Polls how accurate are they ?

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Hello all, I am interested to find out how accurate and genuine are polls within phpbb3 ?
Can members do something like change a ip address or other to fake extra results etc ?
Can they be manipulated in some way ?
Thanks for any feedback
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Re: Polls how accurate are they ?

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IP has nothing to do with it. user_id is used. No way to manipulate them within the confines of the way you set them up.
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Re: Polls how accurate are they ?

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Great to know its not a system that can be manipulated to give false votes 8-)
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Re: Polls how accurate are they ?

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If someone were to register multiple accounts they could vote as many times as they register.
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Re: Polls how accurate are they ?

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thecoalman wrote:
Thu Jun 18, 2020 12:49 am
If someone were to register multiple accounts they could vote as many times as they register.
Very good point! thank you for that
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