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Who da man?

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I da man
  21% 227 votes
NCommander
  24% 253 votes
My dad
  4% 44 votes
My boss
0% 7 votes
Barack Obama
  2% 30 votes
That cowboy over there
  18% 189 votes
Some insensitive clod
  28% 300 votes
1050 total votes.
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  • Don't complain about lack of options. You've got to pick a few when you do multiple choice. Those are the breaks.
  • Feel free to suggest poll ideas if you're feeling creative. I'd strongly suggest reading the past polls first.
  • This whole thing is wildly inaccurate. Rounding errors, ballot stuffers, dynamic IPs, firewalls. If you're using these numbers to do anything important, you're insane.
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  • (Score: 2, Insightful) by Anonymous Coward on Sunday February 16 2014, @09:05AM

    by Anonymous Coward on Sunday February 16 2014, @09:05AM (#242)
    Why are all of your options in answering this question male? I choose none of the above!
    • (Score: 4, Funny) by Anonymous Coward on Sunday February 16 2014, @03:13PM

      by Anonymous Coward on Sunday February 16 2014, @03:13PM (#268)

      Insensitive clods can be female, you insensitive clod!

      • (Score: 1) by mcgrew on Wednesday February 19 2014, @05:11PM

        by mcgrew (701) <publish@mcgrewbooks.com> on Wednesday February 19 2014, @05:11PM (#2616) Homepage Journal

        Yes, but women can't be men although they can be surgically altered to look like men. We still can't change an X chromosome into a Y chromosome. So "da man" is kind of silly, especially considering its roots. It started in the slave days, when slaves were not considered human, but working farm animals like dogs and horses. When a slaver couldn't supervise the slaves because of some errand, he'd delegate one of the "farm animals" to be "the man".

        "The Man" comes from slavery.

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    • (Score: 2, Insightful) by sgleysti on Sunday February 16 2014, @03:32PM

      by sgleysti (56) on Sunday February 16 2014, @03:32PM (#271)
      She da man?
      • (Score: 1) by mrbluze on Monday February 17 2014, @03:26AM

        by mrbluze (49) on Monday February 17 2014, @03:26AM (#393) Journal

        My mother in law is da man

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    • (Score: 2, Funny) by Vanderhoth on Sunday February 16 2014, @04:36PM

      by Vanderhoth (61) on Sunday February 16 2014, @04:36PM (#276)
      Your boss could also be female. Why would you assume all bosses are male?
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      • (Score: 1) by umafuckitt on Monday February 17 2014, @01:34PM

        by umafuckitt (20) on Monday February 17 2014, @01:34PM (#672)

        I'm pretty sure my boss is male, but how can I be certain?

        • (Score: 3, Informative) by Vanderhoth on Monday February 17 2014, @01:40PM

          by Vanderhoth (61) on Monday February 17 2014, @01:40PM (#679)

          Check between the legs, if there are dangle bits it's a male. Although, I've heard some members of the "Boss" species can suck their genitals up into their bodies to prevent reproductive damage during long winded battles, more commonly known as "meetings".

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          • (Score: 1) by umafuckitt on Monday February 17 2014, @01:52PM

            by umafuckitt (20) on Monday February 17 2014, @01:52PM (#690)

            Ok, cheers! I'll get my flashlight and caving gear and have a rummage around up there to see what's present.

          • (Score: 1) by bucc5062 on Monday February 17 2014, @03:54PM

            by bucc5062 (699) on Monday February 17 2014, @03:54PM (#789)
            I think HR would like to have a word with you about your approach to gender Identification. Basic retraining is in order and please remember that a simple "are you male or female" will suffice. Please report by 12 AM to room 103. Thank you.
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            • (Score: 1) by Vanderhoth on Monday February 17 2014, @04:10PM

              by Vanderhoth (61) on Monday February 17 2014, @04:10PM (#804)

              Because askin your boss if they're male or female would be less insulting. XD

              Face it, if you have to check, or ask, you're fired.

              What if my building doesn't have a room 103?

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              "Now we know", "And knowing is half the battle". -G.I. Joooooe
            • (Score: 1) by lhsi on Wednesday February 19 2014, @03:42PM

              by lhsi (711) on Wednesday February 19 2014, @03:42PM (#2530) Journal

              Basic retraining is in order and please remember that a simple "are you male or female" will suffice. Please report by 12 AM to room 103. Thank you.

              Is that training conducted by Professor Oak?

          • (Score: 1) by mcgrew on Wednesday February 19 2014, @07:06PM

            by mcgrew (701) <publish@mcgrewbooks.com> on Wednesday February 19 2014, @07:06PM (#2738) Homepage Journal

            That's not proof. They can fashion artificial "dangly bits" to make a woman look like a man, but sorry, Bradley (or whatever he changed his name to) has a Y chromosome so he's still a man, with or without "dangly bits". If you have no Y chromosome, you are not "da man". And so far they haven't found a way to change your Ys to Xes or vice-versa.

            Of course, it could be said the "woman" is a contraction for "womb man" (except "Loretta" will never have a womb). "Where's the baby going to gestate??" In that case I guesss a woman coule be "da man".

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    • (Score: 1) by Konomi on Monday February 17 2014, @07:25AM

      by Konomi (189) on Monday February 17 2014, @07:25AM (#475)

      I choose insensitive clod since it's gender neutral.

    • (Score: 1) by tftp on Monday February 17 2014, @06:54PM

      by tftp (806) on Monday February 17 2014, @06:54PM (#941) Homepage

      Why are all of your options in answering this question male?

      The poll includes options 4, 5 and 7 that can be male or female.

      • (Score: 1) by forsythe on Monday February 17 2014, @07:17PM

        by forsythe (831) on Monday February 17 2014, @07:17PM (#960)

        Also the fir-- Oh, this is Slash^WSoylent.

      • (Score: 1) by crutchy on Tuesday February 18 2014, @12:17PM

        by crutchy (179) on Tuesday February 18 2014, @12:17PM (#1552) Homepage Journal

        The poll includes options... 5... that can be male or female.

        i could never be sure myself if barack obama was male or female... of course there are some that think he's an alien

        • (Score: 1) by mhajicek on Tuesday February 18 2014, @09:22PM

          by mhajicek (51) Subscriber Badge on Tuesday February 18 2014, @09:22PM (#1927)

          Lizard.

    • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday February 18 2014, @11:53PM

      by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday February 18 2014, @11:53PM (#2031)

      My Boss isn't gender specific. You insensitive clod.

  • (Score: 3, Insightful) by omoc on Sunday February 16 2014, @05:37PM

    by omoc (39) on Sunday February 16 2014, @05:37PM (#280)

    Following every day on IRC, kudos to NCommander for his work and expertise!

    But also to everyone else who is involved in the Soylentnews project but not an option in this poll ;)

    • (Score: 1) by CowboyTeal on Monday February 17 2014, @05:19AM

      by CowboyTeal (15) on Monday February 17 2014, @05:19AM (#396)

      Let's salute to our brave heroes and honor those that have died in action.

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    • (Score: 1) by inasity_rules on Monday February 17 2014, @06:22AM

      by inasity_rules (147) on Monday February 17 2014, @06:22AM (#451)

      I don't have time to follow IRC, but somehow I have time to post on soylent. Or occasionally on /. I'm on the fence here - waiting to see which community is "better."

      I am impressed however that you guys got this far.

      *inasity_rules watches with great interest.

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      I have determined that my sig is indeterminate.
      • (Score: 1) by linsane on Monday February 17 2014, @02:24PM

        by linsane (633) Subscriber Badge on Monday February 17 2014, @02:24PM (#719)

        Kudos to NCommander and the many people behind the scenes, amazing work. I've been on holiday for a week (booked of course to coincide with the Slashcott) and am very much on this side of the fence now. All hail non-sell-out overlords etc. etc.

        Looking forward to ring-side seats for the gradual migration across of the "audience" to here where we are unicode supported people :-)

    • (Score: 1) by Thexalon on Monday February 17 2014, @02:23PM

      by Thexalon (636) on Monday February 17 2014, @02:23PM (#715) Homepage

      Hear hear!

      Seriously, much appreciation to all those who have worked their butts off to get SoylentNews this far. I've just occasionally poked my head into the forums, but there are clearly people who have been working 16-20 hours a day to get this thing up and running.

      I'm really looking forward to what the results may well look like.

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  • (Score: 0, Offtopic) by dvd on Sunday February 16 2014, @06:56PM

    by dvd (78) on Sunday February 16 2014, @06:56PM (#285)

    where da wimmen at?

  • (Score: 1) by Nerdfest on Sunday February 16 2014, @07:13PM

    by Nerdfest (80) Subscriber Badge on Sunday February 16 2014, @07:13PM (#286)

    Springsteen. Duh.

    • (Score: 2, Informative) by mattie_p on Sunday February 16 2014, @10:36PM

      by mattie_p (13) on Sunday February 16 2014, @10:36PM (#331) Journal

      That would be "The Boss." Get it right.

  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Sunday February 16 2014, @07:47PM

    by Anonymous Coward on Sunday February 16 2014, @07:47PM (#291)

    so I da man.

    • (Score: 1) by mattie_p on Sunday February 16 2014, @08:44PM

      by mattie_p (13) on Sunday February 16 2014, @08:44PM (#299) Journal

      Yes, yes you are, for some definition of "da man."

      • (Score: 1) by clone141166 on Monday February 17 2014, @01:38AM

        by clone141166 (59) on Monday February 17 2014, @01:38AM (#367)

        Paul, is that you posting anonymously?

  • (Score: 1) by similar_name on Monday February 17 2014, @07:38AM

    by similar_name (71) on Monday February 17 2014, @07:38AM (#481)

    Right now, 'Barrack Obama' has 1 vote and 'My Boss' has 0. If I picture a race between them, it is surprisingly like the 2012 elections.

  • (Score: 2, Insightful) by zocalo on Monday February 17 2014, @01:31PM

    by zocalo (302) on Monday February 17 2014, @01:31PM (#668)
    Dopefish is clearly "da man". :)
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  • (Score: 1) by jones_supa on Monday February 17 2014, @03:57PM

    by jones_supa (554) on Monday February 17 2014, @03:57PM (#792)
    Satya Nadella, of course.
    • (Score: 2, Funny) by computersareevil on Monday February 17 2014, @05:01PM

      by computersareevil (749) on Monday February 17 2014, @05:01PM (#834)

      What's his best distance for Olympic Chair-Throwing?

      • (Score: 2, Funny) by DECbot on Tuesday February 18 2014, @09:07PM

        by DECbot (832) on Tuesday February 18 2014, @09:07PM (#1915) Journal

        We won't know until 2016. I'm pretty sure Chair-Tossing is a summer sport.

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  • (Score: 1) by Zinho on Monday February 17 2014, @05:15PM

    by Zinho (759) on Monday February 17 2014, @05:15PM (#849)

    I'm impressed, this news site seems to be pulling itself together quite well. I can't wait to watch how it develops over time.

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    "Space Exploration is not endless circles in low earth orbit." -Buzz Aldrin
    • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Monday February 17 2014, @05:22PM

      by Anonymous Coward on Monday February 17 2014, @05:22PM (#857)

      I agree, I am really excited to have an old school Slashdot back again.

  • (Score: 1) by tangomargarine on Monday February 17 2014, @05:32PM

    by tangomargarine (667) on Monday February 17 2014, @05:32PM (#872)

    Cheered me to see that it was back :)

    Also feels very appropriate, considering that Taco, Soulskill, timothy, etc. have posted in the Hello World article, too.

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  • (Score: 2, Funny) by gallondr00nk on Monday February 17 2014, @05:35PM

    by gallondr00nk (392) on Monday February 17 2014, @05:35PM (#876)

    Rich white people and corrupt cops. The submitter clearly hasn't watched enough blaxploitation films.

    Whoever he is, don't let him keep you down.

    • (Score: 1) by WanderCat on Tuesday February 18 2014, @01:22PM

      by WanderCat (1270) on Tuesday February 18 2014, @01:22PM (#1579)

      Yep...I was going to vote for a former Wall Street exec now running federal government oversight of the banking industry or a former cable industry lobbyist now running the FCC.

  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Monday February 17 2014, @09:02PM

    by Anonymous Coward on Monday February 17 2014, @09:02PM (#1076)

    The gay cowboy is a man's man.

  • (Score: 1) by KibiByte on Tuesday February 18 2014, @01:53AM

    by KibiByte (1024) on Tuesday February 18 2014, @01:53AM (#1277)

    ...Supafly?

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  • (Score: 2, Funny) by jcd on Tuesday February 18 2014, @07:24AM

    by jcd (883) on Tuesday February 18 2014, @07:24AM (#1460)

    I love that 0% voted for their boss. Even if there are three actual votes (at the time this comment goes to press), it still rounds to zero. Because let's be honest.

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    • (Score: 1) by similar_name on Tuesday February 18 2014, @09:30AM

      by similar_name (71) on Tuesday February 18 2014, @09:30AM (#1498)

      But when my boss says 'who da man?' everyone says 'you are'.

    • (Score: 1) by nukkel on Tuesday February 18 2014, @05:45PM

      by nukkel (168) on Tuesday February 18 2014, @05:45PM (#1750)

      Unless YOU are the boss of you. In which case, the options are redundant.

  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday February 19 2014, @04:04AM

    by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday February 19 2014, @04:04AM (#2141)

    Both RMS *and* the parrot.

  • (Score: 1) by fx_68 on Monday February 24 2014, @05:26AM

    by fx_68 (2719) on Monday February 24 2014, @05:26AM (#5573) Homepage

    I vote. Soylentnews.org.

    You have brought back my trust in the little guy_ who can and did stand up to corporate slime.

    Way to pull out all the stops.

    Thank you guys!!!!

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