Shirley Kaiser, SKDesigns wrote: > At 08:52 AM 12/05/2001, Richard wrote: > >> Hi >> ----- Original Message ----- >> From: "Shirley Kaiser, SKDesigns" <skaiser1 at skdesigns.com> >> >> > I just wanted to mention that I just took the survey. Lots of great >> > questions, and I hope you all get lots of people to take the few >> minutes >> to >> > take the survey. It was fun to do. You can be anonymous or not, and the >> > interface was easy to use and visually interesting, too. >> > >> > So I also encourage everyone to take a few minutes to fill it out. >> >> Just to balance the feedback, I started taking the test too, I found the >> three answers to the first question (something like "what is evolt") >> to be >> rather off-putting, a little immature maybe, I managed to do the first just trying to have a bit of fun there.. >> pages, but found the interface somewhat unpredictable (sometimes >> multi-select, sometimes not, check-box or radio-button?) . > Yes, now that you mention this, the changes did cross my mind, but I > didn't think about it too much except that I now remember I did > double-check a few times to see if it was multi-select or not, etc. this was because a lot of the questions could have multiple answers, and a lot could not.. IOW, there was a variety of questions, not simply 'yes/no' ones, which we thought would be boring.. >> Some questions were good, some not, and the boxes to type answers were >> often >> too small, so you couldn't see what you had typed. >> and mainly I found it far to long, better would be to have a different >> survey every week, around one topic, and just 2 or 3 pages long. >> After being interrupted by phone-calls I never did finish it. > > > Yeah, it took me 2 or 3 times before I actually got from start to finish > due to interruptions also. Good points, Richard. I wonder if it could be > streamlined a bit. I don't know what was behind the reasoning for all > the questions, so I can't begin to say what to cut and what's absolutely > necessary. the survey was actually debated at great length on theforum list, which is open to all.. join up if you'd like to get in on the next of the surveys :) http://lists.evolt.org/mailman/listinfo/theforum .djc.